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stave

1. a stanza or verse of a poem
2. Music
a. Brit an individual group of five lines and four spaces used in staff notation
b. another word for staff

Stave

Wedge-shaped timber.

stave

[stāv]
(design engineering)
A rung of a ladder.
Any of the narrow wooden strips or metal plates placed edge to edge to form the sides, top, or lining of a vessel or structure, such as a barrel.

stave

1. One of a number of narrow boards used to build up a curved surface.
2. A rung of a ladder.
3. In formwork for an excavation, one of many vertical members which form a curved surface (in plan).
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As the two staffs interacted on a regular basis, it became apparent that they had much more in common than they had previously imagined.
By the early 1990s, responsibility for international affairs had spread through various offices in the Secretariat and the Air Staff. The Air Force leadership recognized the value of consolidating two related missions: politico-military analysis, previously primarily the responsibility of the Regional Plans Division of the Directorate of Plans and Programs (AF/XOXX), and the development and execution of security assistance programs, the responsibility of the Directorate of International Programs (AF/PRI).
If you aren't getting the staff you need from simply placing a newspaper ad, it means you aren't working hard enough.
This, in effect, creates a firewall that clearly places responsibility for effectively dealing with disruptive physician behavior in the medical staffs lap.
What happens when you take 5,500 reporters and photographers and 2,400 Olympic Games staff and lock them together in a row of cattle sheds for 50 days and 50 nights?
She'll also post the job, but usually knows if any of her 44-member staff want changes.
All 53 centers were contacted requesting participation in a survey of the demographics of administrative, management, and service delivery staff. The survey also requested information on boards of directors and consumers demographics, in addition to the disability types of persons receiving services.
By holding presentations inside your exhibit, your sales staff can identify interested attendees quickly and easily.
Teach staff OBRA Regulations, Interpretive Guidelines, 483.13(b) through 483.13(c)(l)(ii) and (iii), arid 483.75(e), which are outlined in the Facility Guide to OBRA Regulations, Interpretive Guidelines and the LTC Survey Process manual (Heaton Publications, [800] 221-2469; www.heaton.org).
Medical staffs of the past were often composed of independently practicing physicians.
An effective association is a partnership between the members, the elected leaders, and the staff. This article summarizes the structure and functioning of the national office and is intended to provide information to assist members in understanding the partnership role of staff.
Once the issue is clarified for all staff, the next two steps--separation and simplification--work hand-in-hand to increase productivity and rapidly address the growing backlog of transactions.