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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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In the specialized literature of international and national level, there are several approaches of the public policies cycle and of the stages which compose it.
Once approved and accepted by the Parliament the Governance Program became a compulsory official document, which offers the general framework for further specific public policies proposals.
A: I'd like to see new and expanded public policies that compensate private forestland owners for the wide variety of "services" forests provide both to human communities and natural communities.
also has a wide range of public policies that undermine global corporate social responsibility.
Public opinion polling and voting patterns have continued to register this collective angst, that something is wrong with the byproducts of public policies and the delivery of municipal services that we expect from our investment in local government.
Since the Republicans now control Congress, Williams says, "We're going to have a slew of new public policies coming down the pike.
The Board believes that these issues are important and is devoting substantial resources to improving understanding of derivatives and to developing appropriate public policies for these instruments.
Through this committee and its Washington office, ACM seeks to influence public policies affecting information technology.
In spite of the barriers generated by prejudicial attitudes and ineffectual public policies, citizens with disabilities have acquired many new legal rights during the 1970's and 1980's (e.
As we engage with our political leaders in 2007 and beyond, we are fortunate to have their guidance to advance responsible public policies that will influence the next wave of California bioscience innovation.

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