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Safe Harbor

. Provision in an agreement, law, or regulation that affords protection from liability or penalty…

Staff Position

Job position within a chain of command of an organization that has the responsibility of…

Spot Bid

Auction bid in which written bids (offers to sell) are deposited in a box which…

Selective Advertising

Promotional strategy aimed at selective exposure of a product to its specific market through messages…

Social Advertising

Media messages designed to educate or motivate members of a public to engage in voluntary…

Search Advertising

Method of using ads that will show up when an internet user types in specific…

Specialty Advertising

Relatively permanent promotional message printed on small, handy items such as bags, calendars, cups, diaries,…

Substantive Test

A procedure used during accounting audits to check for errors in balance sheets and other…

System Testing

The process of performing a variety of tests on a system to explore functionality or…

Stress Testing

Manufacturing: A test conducted on some equipment to determine how much of a load the…

Six Sigma Project

A business process that has been broken into components with the expectation of improvement within…

Single-Sided Test

One type of hypothesis test that evaluates the means related to a set of variables.…

Self-Help Project

Usually a government sponsored scheme under which members of a community are encouraged to better…

Ship’s Stores

Inventory carried on board of a ship to meet its daily requirements, such as food,…

Screening

Evaluating a large number of subjects to identify those with a particular set of attributes…