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Society

A group of persons who, by accident or design, are related to each other in some way and therefore have to deal with each other. Examples of societies include everyone who attends the same church, lives in the same country, or belongs to the same club. According to most political and economic theories, persons in a society have the responsibility to care for other members of that society, though exactly how to do so remains a matter of contention. While some theories emphasize the role of society, more individualistic theories tend to minimize its role.
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Unluckily, sleaze, dynastic politics and inept governance are not problems that can be fixed simply; they are structural societal constraints whose removal requires major changes in the key societal traits listed here.
Al-Bashir stressed the societal dialogue document has contained opinions of all components of the Sudanese people, pointing to the efforts made by the committees to represent a common national view on the desired objectives.
NHTSA's purpose for presenting these costs in the report is to place in perspective the economic losses and societal harm that result from crashes, and to provide information to government officials and the private sector for use in structuring programs to reduce or prevent these losses.
Al Ameri said the directives of Shaikh Mansour to develop the interactive forum for societal innovation aim at participation of all individuals of community to launch national initiatives, being focus of the leadership.
Different from research findings from developed economies, our data show that the social dimension of societal marketing activities is the most effective when it comes to influencing a firm's CSR image in an emerging economy.
A press statement by the Forum's organizers said the first stage aims at creating opportunities for communication among children through engaging them in various societal activities, such as drawing, contests and interactive games.
The stage-IV stimulus variable, Societal Risk, had the following three conditions: "If everybody acted like me, law and order would be at low/medium/high risk in the long run".
Amman, March 11 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday said that addressing societal violence needs a holistic view and a collective effort from all parties.
Seventy-five per cent of executives in the Middle East see societal purpose as essential for future success, while 66 per cent said it was essential for attracting the next generation of customers and employees, in a major survey.
Despite the government's steps to protect religious minorities, societal intolerance and violence against minorities and Muslims promoting tolerance increased, and abuses under the blasphemy laws continued, said the report.
The brief review of my book reThink: A Twenty-First Century Approach to Preventing Societal Catastrophes (Books in Brief, May-June 2010) managed to misconstrue the purpose, overall theme, and the chapters illustrating the theme.

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