collective action


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collective action

organized action by a group to promote its interests. See also FREE RIDER.
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But Red-Eye walked rough-shod over all our customs, and we so feared him that we were incapable of the collective action necessary to punish him.
Collective action would be taken against those doing the business of narcotics outside the educational institutions, he added.
AN anti-corruption collective action involves a coordinated and sustained effort from business and other stakeholders to jointly tackle shared corruption challenges, particularly systemic corruption, where it is difficult for one company to engender long-term change on its own.
Neptune Energy executive chairman Sam Laidlaw has urged the north-east energy sector to drive "collective action" on climate change.
Xi Jinping broke promise on South China Sea -top US general !-- -- (Philstar.com) - May 30, 2019 - 8:34am WASHINGTON, United StatesThe US military's top general said Wednesday that Chinese President Xi Jinping reneged on promises not to militarize the South China Sea and called for "collective action" to hold Beijing responsible.
It requires collective action and the government has a central role to making that collective action possible.
Collective action is one of the important types of social behavior in which individuals, as members of a group, engage in actions that are directed at achieving a common group goal, such as improving the conditions of the whole group and promoting social change (e.g., van Zomeren, 2016).
President Rodrigo Duterte has called on different countries to have a 'collective action' on climate change amid the concerning impacts of weather disturbances on developing countries.
'We believe that the private sector has a major role to play in implementing the SDGs especially on bringing livelihood opportunities, promoting diversity and ensuring safe water and sanitation while protecting the Earth's natural resources, and this can only be achieved through collective action, partnerships and with the support of our respected stakeholders,' he added.
Kuwait's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Bader Al-Munayekh NEW YORK, April 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwait stressed the importance of multilateral diplomacy at regional and international levels and the need to strengthen collective action to face regional and global challenges.
Summary: Washington DC [United States], Apr 19 (ANI): Policymakers worldwide need to engage in collective action and support the goal of delivering education, health, power, roads, water and sanitation to growing populations, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Where a plaintiff opted-in to a collective employment discrimination action after filing an individual employment discrimination action containing overlapping claims and allegations, the plaintiff was dismissed from the collective action.

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