Adaptability


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Adaptability

Design strategy that allows for multiple future uses in a space as needs evolve and change. Adaptable design is considered a sustainable building strategy because it reduces the need for major renovations or tearing down a structure to meet future needs.

adaptability

The capacity of building spaces and elements for being altered or being added to for specific needs, as, for example, to accommodate the needs of persons with and without disabilities.
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There is a relationship between the three dimensions of philosophic minds of managers and the adaptability dimension of organizational culture of employees of Saderat Bank.
Objectives: a) increasing adaptability of workers through a complex system of improving key skills and expertise, b) strengthen the company%s competitiveness through the expansion of workers% skills c) to support the career development of employees, expand their knowledge and skills so that they are usable on a large number of jobs, d) increase the value of employees and adaptability to possible changes in case they lose their job.
A lost opportunity to generate $130 billion of additional productivity - the research found a strong correlation between the adaptability of the talent in a particular country and the performance of its companies.
There is variation between the genotype classification by the Integrated Method for adaptability and phenotypic stability analysis (Table 3) and the Centroid Method for adaptability analysis (Table 4).
Sagarin believes that this phenomenon, called convergent evolution, is a much better route to improving security and that its adaptability principles are what public and private officials should embrace.
The Centroid method of adaptability analysis allows the analysis of genotypes with enhanced exploitation of the GE interaction.
The four developmental lines of career adaptability (i.
Remaining true to our principles serves as a badge of courage when adaptability is required.
Their long reign stems from their adaptability to a wide range of growing conditions.
Lilker attributes its success to client service, careful decision-making, direct involvement of its principals, adaptability and sound business practices.
Superior Industries has introduced a new idler design engineered for maximum performance, longer wear life and easy adaptability to cost-efficient use of replacement rolls.
Cohesion and adaptability are the key components of family functioning, and the balance of cohesion and adaptability is the foundation for Olson and DeFrain's (2000) circumplex model.