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20/20

Subject: Music

This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Form 20-F

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A Dictionary of Accounting (5 ed.)

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
24 words

...20-F In the USA, the form required by the Securities and Exchange Commission for the filing of annual results by non-US...

Web 2.0

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A Dictionary of Marketing (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
686 words

...2.0 ( Social Media ) A term coined in 2004 which has come to represent the second generation, or second decade, of the design, development, and applications of the World Wide Web . The most common characteristics of Web 2.0 are community based: social networking, collaboration, harnessing of collective intelligence, personal interactions with friends and sharing of information, expertise, and personal experience. Examples of collaboration and harnessing of collective intelligence on Web 2.0 are: software developments such as LINUX and knowledge...

Group of 20

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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2018

...of 20 ( G20 ) A group of 19 leading economies plus the European Union. Meetings of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors have been held regularly since 1999 . The first summit of G20 heads of state was held in November 2008 as a response to the global financial crisis and it was subsequently agreed that the G20 would take over from the Group of Eight as the main forum for the world’s wealthy nations. Summit meetings are now held...

Uprising of 20,000

Uprising of 20,000   Reference library

Annie Schneiderman Valliere

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

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2013

...of 20,000 The Uprising of 20,000 was a fourteen-week sector-wide strike that shut down women's shirtwaist factories in New York City between November 1909 and February 1910 . The strike was spearheaded by such women workers and union leaders as Clara Lemlich, Rose Schneiderman, Fannia Cohn, and Pauline Newman, who drew upon the support of Local 25 of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU). The National Women's Trade Union League also supported the strike by serving as pickets, raising money, eliciting support from college students...

G5; G7; G8; G10; G11; G20; G77

G5; G7; G8; G10; G11; G20; G77   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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2018

...G7; G8; G10; G11; G20; G77 Abbreviations for Group of Five ; Group of Seven ; Group of Eight ; Group of 10 ; Group of 11 ; Group of 77 ....

Form 20-F

Form 20-F  

In the USA, the form required by the Securities and Exchange Commission for the filing of annual results by non-US companies.
days’ sales in inventory

days’ sales in inventory  

The amount of inventory (stock) expressed in days of sales. For example, if 2 items a day are sold and 20 items are held in inventory, this represents 10 days’ (20/2) sales in inventory.
absolute performance standard

absolute performance standard  

A standard set at the theoretical limit of performance. For example, in manufacturing, the theoretical quality standard of ‘zero defects’, which it is impossible to improve on, might be set as the ...
Financial Reporting Standard for smaller entities

Financial Reporting Standard for smaller entities  

An accounting standard issued by the Accounting Standards Board (ASB) that collects in one document, in simplified and appropriate form, the requirements from other accounting standards and Urgent ...
strategic financial management

strategic financial management  

An approach to management that applies financial techniques to strategic decision making. See also strategic management accounting.
brought forward

brought forward  

In book-keeping, describing an amount that is the total of the corresponding column on the previous page.
adjusted gross income

adjusted gross income  

In the USA, the difference between the gross income of a taxpayer and the adjustments to income.
Combined Code on Corporate Governance

Combined Code on Corporate Governance  

A code of best practice in the field of corporate governance, first issued with the Hampel Report of 1998. The Code, which incorporated the earlier recommendations of the Cadbury Report and the ...
Turnbull Report

Turnbull Report  

A report (1999) providing directors of UK listed companies with guidance on risk management and internal controls and their obligations with regard to both under the Combined Code on Corporate ...
private ledger

private ledger  

A ledger containing confidential accounts. A control account may be used to link it to the general ledger.
total standard profit

total standard profit  

The difference between the sales at standard selling prices and the standard overhead cost of these sales.
voluntary registration

voluntary registration  

Registration for value added tax by a taxable person whose taxable turnover does not exceed the registration threshold.
machine hour rate

machine hour rate  

An absorption rate used in absorption costing, obtained by the formula:budgeted cost centre overheads/budgeted machine hours.budgeted cost centre overheads/budgeted machine hours.
managerial capitalism

managerial capitalism  

The prevailing form of capitalism for most of the 20th century, in which markets were dominated by large bureaucratic organizations led by teams of salaried executives. This differed from earlier ...
margin of safety ratio

margin of safety ratio  

The margin of safety expressed as a percentage of a given level of activity. For example, if the sales level achieved is £500,000 and the sales level breakeven point is £400,000, the margin of safety ...

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