discipline


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discipline

A UK term of art for an allied health profession which requires formal training, leading to a recognised professional qualification.

Examples
Physiotherapy, nursing, pharmacology.

discipline

A branch or domain of knowledge, instruction, or learning. Nursing, medicine, physical therapy, and social work are examples of health-related or professional disciplines. History, sociology, psychology, chemistry, and physics are examples of academic disciplines.
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The history of art is probably a heuristic discipline.
Figure 3 depicts the nature of work performed within the employee communication discipline.
Selection criteria mandate equitable distribution among the art disciplines and equal representation of women, minority, and other groups, as well as equitable geographical representation.
Regarding the potential for market discipline, the study suggests that greater reliance on private-sector oversight in banking can be consistent with the supervisory goals of limiting moral hazard and systemic risk.
In the mature markets, North America and Europe, production discipline has been more the norm.
The discipline of "deciding what is enough--and sticking to it.
described as a framework of basic assumptions with which perceptions are evaluated and relationships [and values] are delineated and applied to a discipline or profession" (Grover & Glazier, 1986, p.
What is the best way for CEOs to implement discipline while developing creativity?
Glazer, head of the National College of Rubber Technology, postulated, "few would disagree with the view that the viability and future development of the rubber industry will depend largely upon its success in acquiring and increasing the number of well-educated technologists whose education has included a study of polymers, as well as a study of basic disciplines of chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics.
The CBA also is proposing a statute that would require CPAs to report to them any civil judgment or settlement related to the practice of accountancy so that a determination can be made as to whether discipline should also be taken against the license.
Science, which had much to do with creating a discipline-based epistemology, has been subject to criticisms based on the recognition that disciplines are not grand narratives and have limited range.
Any faculty member from any discipline can serve as a host, regardless of whether the host has had prior experience with environmental research.

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