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a plan of action adopted or pursued by an individual, government, party, business, etc.

policy

The rules and regulations set by the organization. Policy determines the type of internal and external information resources employees can access, the kinds of programs they may install on their own computers as well as their authority for reserving network resources. Policy is also related to network quality of service (QoS), because it can define priorities by user, workgroup or application with regard to reserving network bandwidth. See COPS and Internet Usage Policy.
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The trade unions say government policies only target the workers with extended pension age limits, a freeze of the automatic link between wages and inflation and cuts in public services which will hit the population as a whole.
Government revenues from coal accounted for roughly 36 billion in revenues in 2011, but the energy source received transfers of 4 billion as result of government policies.
Government policies such as helping insulate homes and promoting the installation of more energy efficient boilers are helping reduce the rise in household gas and electricity bills, according to a report.
Soon after the release of an internal government report that found spending on indigenous projects 'yielded dismally poor returns to date', Amnesty found the government policies 'fall below international human rights standards,' the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
Other contributors present data and analysis to guide government policies relating to such areas as intellectual property rights, technology adoption, and problems in transferring technology from developed to developing countries.
Over the last 35 years, the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest has dedicated itself to providing consumers with objective and useful information, watchdogging corporations, and pushing for government policies that promote health.
Expertly compiled and deftly edited by Janet Rothenberg Pack (Professor of Business and Public Policy, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Brookings Institution's "Metropolitan Policy Program"), Sunbelt/Frostbelt: Public Policies And Market Forces In Metropolitan Development presents a number of contributions by scholars focusing upon the role of government policies and competitive market forces in shaping growth patterns in the five metropolitan areas of Chicago, Lost Angeles, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Pittsburgh.
The groups charged that the current government policies put livestock and the public at risk.
The GI bill is a good example of how government policies, even when not explicitly pro-natal, can make the economics of parenthood less punishing and thereby enable more people to afford to raise the children they want.
People from black and ethnic minority communities had a chance to discuss Government policies affecting their lives in the North East today.
Anderson is an economic development expert with extensive experience with government policies and programs to help private business: Just Get Out Of The Way considers how economic programs often hinder rather than help third world nations--and provides important recommendations and revisions to policies to help the government adjust its focus.

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