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fault-finding

the systematic investigation of malfunctions in electronic apparatus
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Dubai: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has lashed out at criticism surrounding Qatar's hosting of the 2022 Fifa World Cup, accusing fault-finders of creating a controversy to undermine the country's efforts to put on a good show.
He describes seven difficult types; a brief guide to conflict and how to handle it; and dealing with bosses, colleagues, staff, egoists, aggressive or lazy people, bullies, perfectionists, manipulators, stubborn people, those with poor morale, fault-finders and nit-pickers, gossipers, customers, complaints, office jokers, and moaners, groaners, and critics.
The CAG's role, Rai said, has evolved - as from "being a bunch of fault-finders who are often wiser by hindsight, we now recognise and report good practises that we observe during audit".
"Short-termists, armchair engineers, curmudgeons and fault-finders" - Energy Secretary Chris Huhne attacks critics of wind farms.
It was a nuclear option and it has been a monumental own goal" Tory MP Mark Field on the reasons given for closing St Paul's Cathedral "Short-termists, armchair engineers, curmudgeons and fault-finders" Energy Secretary Chris Huhne attacks critics of wind farms "I am 61, so I am not going to be saying I must work.
Use them as fault-finders. Everyone has their own special values, and sniffing out gaps or inaccuracies is at or near the top of the list for mismatchers.
Difficult customers fall into numerous categories, which include egocentrics, know-italls, picky people, fault-finders, and constant complainers.
Coventry City have come in for a great deal of criticism this season, but even their fiercest fault-finders had to feel some sympathy for Peter Reid's team at the weekend.
To the fault-finders who chide TNT and TBS for neglecting to commission scripted series, the nets say they have a number of projects in development.
Fault-finders should be careful to explain the difference between Parliament getting it wrong - which it rarely has - and the Executive getting it wrong - which it often has.
Because journalists are, at heart, reformers, we tend to identify with the fault-finders. But what we ought to consider our best work is to bust flawed myths, to disprove the conventional wisdom.
Publishing a newsletter for some of the world's most particular fault-finders can be quite intimidating, so each issue is carefully scrutinized by the newsletter's freelance editors.

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