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1. a guide.
2. an act of guiding.
anticipatory guidance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the preparation of a patient for an anticipated development and/or situational crisis.
health system guidance in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitating a patient's location and use of appropriate health services.


1. The act of guiding.
2. A guide.


1. The act of guiding.
2. A guide.


n a mechanical or other means for controlling the direction of movement of an object.
guidance, angle,
guidance, condylar,
guidance, condylar, inclination,
guidance, developmental,
n the comprehensive orofacial orthopedic control over the growth of the jaws and eruption of the teeth, with the objective of optimizing the achievement of the genetic potential of the individual. Requires a combination of carefully timed active appliance therapy and supervisory examinations, including radiography and other diagnostic records, at various stages of development. May be required throughout the entire period of growth and maturation of the face, beginning at the earliest detection of a developing malformation.
guidance, incisal,
n the influence on mandibular movements of the contacting surfaces of the mandibular and maxillary anterior teeth.

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We argue that when earnings are poor, managers are likely to withhold earnings guidance because of increased difficulty in predicting earnings and because unfavorable earnings guidance would decrease the stock price and consume managers' time in explaining the news.
We separately analyze the bundling of earnings guidance with CAPEX guidance and with SPD for three reasons.
We find that earnings performance and monitoring are the primary determinants for the disclosure choices of CAPEX guidance versus earnings guidance.
We find that earnings performance and proprietary disclosure costs are the driving forces for the SPD versus earnings guidance disclosure choices.
In sum, we document the prevalence of nonearnings guidance before the debate on earnings guidance gained momentum; find weak evidence of stock liquidity improvement associated with nonearnings guidance; and identify capital-market, product-market, and labor-market incentives for managers' bundling choices of earnings and nonearnings guidance.
First, while most of the past four decades' voluntary corporate disclosure research centers on earnings guidance, our study extends the literature by providing evidence of firms' use of a variety of forward-looking signals beyond earnings guidance.
Second, although it is not the purpose of the study to directly evaluate the arguments and recommendations in the earnings guidance debate, our findings contribute to this on-going debate (Katz and McIntosh, 2009).
In Sections V and Section VI we examine managers' bundling decisions of CAPEX versus earnings guidance and of SPD versus earnings guidance.
13) Consistent with these theories, prior research finds that managers curb earnings guidance after poor earnings (Miller, 2002; Houston et al.
H1: Earnings performance is positively associated with the issuance of earnings guidance and negatively associated with the issuance of CAPEX/SPD guidance.
Earnings guidance is typically issued in earnings per share (EPS), earnings growth, or dollar amount.
These surveys are part of the ongoing analysis and dialogue on short-termism and earnings guidance from CFA Institute and NIRI.