vertical mobility


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vertical mobility

movement up or down a status hierarchy or other hierarchy in a system of SOCIAL STRATIFICATION. see also SOCIAL MOBILITY.
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The newly recruited employees would get a wider space for vertical mobility within their structure.
JetPack Aviation (JPA) has entered into a development agreement with Georgia Tech to design and build a Soldier Vertical Mobility System (SVMS) for military applications, the company said.
Path C: Academic vertical mobility, meaning an initial vocational training in the dual or full-time vocational school segment was followed by university studies, primarily in the same occupational field as the vocational training.
The "new" (in contrast to the "old") internal labor market offers broader, cross-functional jobs, greater discretion in customer service, broader skill requirements but much less vertical mobility, and job security contingent on the manager's current skill set and performance.
The new sorting system incorporates an innovative vertical mobility feature for maximum floor space utilization.
In that august society there was little vertical mobility, and so patrons or benefactors from the class above were sought after, especially for children.
For a 5-year term, Schindler will serve as Linc's vertical mobility service provider for maintenance, repair, and modernization at mutually agreed upon locations.
The church needs a clear, simple and manageable structure of delivery of stairlifts and a comprehensive package for service and maintenance for citizens with vertical mobility limitation.
delicatula nymphs had strong vertical mobility, and there was no adverse effect of radar tagging on climbing capacity.
The vertical mobility scheme would mean as soon as soldiers retire after 17 years of service and enter the civilian street they would automatically be armed with a bachelor's degree.
In context of skill development social partners recommended for strengthening Labour Market Information System (LMIS) to bridge the skill demand-supply mis-match, enhancing the outreach of and access to skill development centres, recognizing MSME enterprises as 'on-the-job training centres and to put in place a National Skills Qualifications Framework to ensure quality assured training and facilitating horizontal and vertical mobility.
The new business, called Accenture Mobility Operated Services, will offer a mobile "services store" that includes the design, delivery and management of a broad portfolio of vertical mobility applications using Accenture's proven software platform for mobile applications.