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10.000 Women

10.000 Women is a program organized by Goldman Sachs and the Goldman Sachs Foundation with the goal of helping to grow local economies by providing business education, mentoring and networking, and access to capital to underserved women entrepreneurs globally. The program was announced on March 5, 2008 at Columbia University. The initiative is one of the largest philanthropic projects the bank has been involved with. The effort was in its initial years run by Dina Habib Powell, a managing director at Goldman Sachs.

22 point regulation

22 point regulation was a guideline approved by the Communist Party of China in 1988 to encourage Taiwanese investments in the Peoples Republic of China.

100 Best Workplaces in Europe

100 Best Workplaces in Europe is a ranking of the 100 workplaces in Europe performed each year by the Financial Times, in partnership with Great Place to Work. The list is based on employee surveys and a review of the companys culture. Two thirds of the total score is from employee responses to a 57 question survey on the culture of the company. The rest of the score is based on demographics, pay, benefits, culture, and community involvement. The 2007 survey winner was the car manufacturer Ferrari of Italy.

Abandonment cost

Abandonment costs or Abandonment expenditure are costs associated with the abandonment of a business venture. Abandonment costs traditionally applied to the process of abandoning an under-producing or non-producing oil or gas well. In that context, it means the removal of equipment, plugging of the well with cement, any environmental clean-up, etc. necessary to shut the well down. It is occasionally referred to as "Removal and Abandonment" or R & A. The objective of well abandonment is to ensure that no hydrocarbons leak into surface water or into the atmosphere. The cost of a routine aban ...

Acceptable loss

An acceptable loss, also known as acceptable damage, is a military euphemism used to indicate casualties or destruction inflicted by the enemy that is considered minor or tolerable. In combat situations, leaders have to often choose between options where no one solution is perfect and all choices will lead to casualties or other costs to their own troops. A small scale practical example might be when the advancement of troops is halted by a minefield. In many military operations, the speed of advancement is more important than the safety of troops. Thus, the minefield must be "breached" ev ...

Acqui-hiring

Acqui-hiring or Acq-hiring is a neologism, or a talent acquisition, is the process of acquiring a company primarily to recruit its employees, rather than its products or services. Ben Zimmer traced the derivation of the phrase to a blog post in May 2005. Talent acquisitions can provide a relatively favorable exit strategy for employees, with the prestige of being bought by a larger company, combined with the typical process of hiring. A risk to talent acquisitions are employees that are not interested in working within a corporate environment - which may cause them to defect elsewhere. By ...