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Referring to a sharply circumscribed, or punched-out appearance with scalloped, vertical margins
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* There is no cookie-cutter formula for these plans, and the area has been made more complicated by companies offering these programs to top managers in multiple business units.
If a company has human underwriters, it makes sense to use their valuable thinking skills beyond cookie-cutter accounts.
Of course, using the SCOR model as a standard can lead to what Stephens calls "cookie-cutter solutions." On the other hand, he notes, these solutions let supply-chain practitioners focus on customizing what they need to, to the degree they need to.
If you don't care for the chain because you associate it with cookie-cutter programming, you won't necessarily be impressed with its embrace of a cookie-cutter liberal talk format.
And in a sea of mass production and cookie-cutter sequels, handmade films are an assertion of the importance of the small, the unique and the individual.
A "cookie-cutter approach" describes any attempt at replicating or maintaining consistency of an effort or program.
Although you should avoid adopting a cookie-cutter policy, the AICPA's Management of an Accounting Practice Handbook has a sample policy that you can adapt for your business.
It is sometimes easier to work within the status quo, to stick with what has worked in the past, but that line of thinking frequently backfires and non-memorable cookie-cutter campaigns are the result.
MARIE - The federal government is providing more than $400,000 towards a business development pilot program for the Algoma district that could become a cookie-cutter model for communities across Canada.
With a cookie-cutter conservative voting record and a penchant for personal scandal, Grams is widely seen as one of the more vulnerable GOP incumbents seeking reelection this year.
uses "Jack" to help equipment designers "to ensure there is adequate visibility from the vehicle cab." I believe that automobile manufacturers have neglected the human element in the design of current cookie-cutter cars.