introductory column

introductory column

[¦in·trə¦dək·tə·rē ′käl·əm]
(mining engineering)
The highest and first column that is inserted in casing a borehole.
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Already a member of The CPA Journal Editorial Board and frequent contributor on auditing theory and history, his introductory column concerns a seldom-considered auditing risk: revenue understatement.
In our introductory column in November, I spoke of profiling right-minded environmental health projects that address the numerous challenges agencies face today.
In considering what to write for this piece, I went back to the introductory column Phyllis wrote for FC in Fall 1991.
I Am Not a Computer Whiz will be Ludwig's introductory column.
In her introductory column as editor in the May/June issue, Robertson pledged that the magazine would "work at a small part of the huge task of turning knowledge into wisdom" During her tenure she published work by Nobel laureate H.
This month's introductory column points out that 30% of your current energy usage could be wasted, and that two-thirds of that amount could be saved through no-cost or low-cost management and maintenance improvements.
This introductory column is meant to get you thinking about how ethics plays out in your nursing practice.
In this introductory column, we've elected to touch on a variety of subjects.
Exactly 6 1/2 years ago, I opened the October issue with an introductory column describing myself as a pro-growth, liberal Democrat.
That, indeed, was how my introductory column would have read had it not been for the text message that crazily frogged its way into my mobile as I sped north on GNER towards the nation's capital of tranquillity.
In an unusual introductory column on December 7, 2003, for example, Okrent attempted to create intimacy with the readers by describing himself as "registered Democrat, but notably to the right of my fellow Democrats on Manhattan's Upper West Side" and ticking off his views on everything from abortion to the New York Yankees.
I urge you to read the introductory column by co-authors Lori Bell and Tom Peters to see what it's all about.