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maximiser

A popular term for a person who tries to make the best possible choice among all the options available. Maximisers tend to be less satisfied with life than are satisfiers, who accept a more baseline standard for the choices they make.
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Insurers can fail to maximize their value in two ways: by taking too little risk, and thus generating too little income relative to their capital; or, by taking too much risk, boosting income but making future profits more vulnerable to interruptions from extreme losses.
In our forthcoming article in Academy of Management Review, we argue that the potential exists for a firm to maximize its stock price, but not maximize the profits of the firm, by engaging in socially conscious behavior.
To redouble its commitment to cost-efficient management, the institution has mounted an aggressive energy management initiative that helps the hospital maximize the level of resources devoted to patient care and research.
Astra Schedule is able to look at such factors as enrollment trends, student demand, and campus space utilization and deliver an academic schedule that maximizes the amount of available space on campus, getting the most out of the existing space at the institution.
Until now, no one had been able to find a technique to combine CMOS and SiGe bipolar onto one wafer that would maximize the performance of both.
Through the use of paired plans, employers receive income tax deductions for contributions to both types of plans, as well an ability to maximize the annual addition limits (Sec.
The trap is to say that one is more important than another and then try to maximize that objective.
Goal 5: Study the Institute's structure to maximize relationship with the Internal Revenue Service.
Therefore, providers must re-examine how they have arranged for certain services to be provided, particularly ancillary services, and analyze what arrangement will maximize overall profitability under fixed-rate arrangements.
Group 1 Software helps over 3,000 organizations maximize the value of customer data to improve profitability, increase effectiveness, and strengthen customer relationships, through consolidating, cleansing and enriching corporate data, and generating personalized business documents for multi-channel delivery, customer care and efficient business processing.
taxpayers to maximize their foreign sales corporation (FSC) benefit on amended returns filed after their original extended due date.
Mounted over a parking facility at the Kimdaejung Convention Center, the PowerTracker([R])solar power system automatically follows the path of the sun throughout the day to maximize the solar panels' energy output, providing substantially more power than a fixed tilt system.