Succession

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Succession

The rules of or process by which a person goes about filling a role previously held by another person. In estates, succession determines who owns the property of the decedent, with everything going to the next of kin in the absence of a will. In business, succession is the process by which one employee, especially a major executive like the CEO, is replaced by another person. In determining succession, a board of directors ought to exercise caution to ensure that an executive is not only competent, but also does not bring any conflicts of interest to the company.
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Catherine Holmes ANEVER fear, Catherine, there are lots of veg you can still sow successionally - carrots, beetroot, chard and perpetual spinach would all work well.
Transects were not located in the highly active, successionally younger areas of the foredune complex since these areas have been identified as having lower overall plant species diversity due to the inability of some species to survive high levels of sand accretion (Maun, 1998).
Ten bulbs each of these daffodils which bloom successionally through mid-spring: St Patrick's Day, long-lasting pale yellow flowers with roundish petals; St Keverne, classic-shaped daffodil of deep golden yellow; Rainbow, white flowers with a broad band of coppery pink round the cup; and Quail, with two or three golden, scented flowers to each stem.