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indigenous

[in′dij·ə·nəs]
(science and technology)
Existing and having originated naturally in a particular region or environment.

indigenous

Said of a plant or tree which is native to the area in which it is grown.
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The need to study indigenousness and indigenous knowledge is growing in importance within international and cross-cultural management (Jack and Westwood 2009), as emerging economies such as China and India come to the fore; as countries, societies and organizations within the South increasingly find a voice on the world stage; and, as regions such as sub-Saharan Africa become more integrated into a changing global economy (Carmody 2011) The global ascendancy and dominance following the second world war of Western and specifically US management (Boyacigiller and Adler 1991) can no longer be taken for granted.
institutional issues surrounding indigenousness, such as rights,
They asked questions and sought to find their own answers, answers that lay within indigenousness itself, particularly within Iroquois indigenousness, as the main Indian protagonists in this issue who possessed special rights guaranteed to them as a border tribe exercising distinct aboriginal (cultural) and treaty rights (100) Of this issue the Mackenzie Institute wrote,
For me, headhunting ceased being just a part of history and became, in the most personal way, a part of my heritage--an expression of my indigenousness.
Some studies investigated growth models of ETCs such as twostage model from technology transfer to technology development (Jai, 1988), three-stage model including acquirement, assimilation, and improvement (Kim, 1997) and four-level model of assemblage, modulation and indigenousness of components, product redesign, and self-sustaining product design (Leonard-Barton, 1995).
We want to express Tsuno's culture through wine,'' Obata said, noting that indigenousness is a key factor for winning reputation overseas and helps local wineries survive.
Many scholars, advocates, and experts prefer not to establish a definition of indigenous peoples but to allow for self-definition, typically with a list of indicia of indigenousness.
Although the upper-class characters are more "European," at least culturally, none of the lower-class characters are portrayed using stereotypes of indigenousness.
This was constituted by their claim to indigenousness and the primacy of two key elements of Malay culture: the language and Islam.
In our context, authenticity of origin may be defined as indigenousness of impetus, perspective, and structure.
In this conversation they discuss where Chicana indigenousness stands in relationship to Miranda's request that the differences between indigenous histories and experiences and those of diaspora, exile, and slavery be remembered.
Indigenousness, in other words, is no more justification for claiming special rights in perpetuity than having red hair, white skin or bad taste.

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