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inventory

 [in´ven-tor″e]
a comprehensive list of personality traits, aptitudes, and interests.
California Personality inventory CPI; a self-report, true-false questionnaire designed to measure aspects of personality style. It is generally used in counseling situations or for less than severe psychopathology.
Millon Clinical Multiaxial inventory MCMI; a true-false, self-report questionnaire designed to produce a profile of the personality style and structure underlying mental disorders.
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality inventory MMPI; a psychological test in questionnaire form in which the answers to true-false statements show dimensions of the subject's personality structure and provide comparison with responses made by persons in various diagnostic categories.

in·ven·tor·y

(in'ven-tōr-ē),
A detailed, often descriptive, list of items, used in psychological and psychiatric assessment of various behavioral phenomena. See: construct (2).

inventory

Psychometrics A questionnaire or test designed to measure aptitudes, interest or traits. See Hogean Personality Inventory, Miller Clinical Inventory, Multiaxial Inventory, MMPI, NEO Personality Inventory, Social Support Inventory, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, Texas Primary Reading inventory, Tobacco Withdrawal Symptoms Inventory.

in·ven·tor·y

(in'vĕn-tōr-ē)
A detailed, often descriptive, list of items.

in·ven·tor·y

(in'vĕn-tōr-ē)
A detailed, often descriptive, list of items, tools, devices, dressings, or materials.
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This result does not preclude firms using inventory models to decide on the timing of inventory shipments, but suggests that locating inventories in regions with lower fuel prices may be a more prominent driver of inventory disparities across states and over time.
The study reveals that the inventories continued to form a major proportion of the current assets as the industry average varies between 46.14 percent and 55.94 percent during the period under review.
The emergence of high inventories and high prices and the possibility of a price collapse create dilemmas for OPEC and policymakers in consuming countries.
As for stainless steel, which is the major driver for nickel, Beyasserie noted that even with high nickel prices, inventories of stainless at distributors and service centers have been low, especially during the second quarter of this year.
It is estimated that in 2005 and 2006 manufacturing firms will need larger inventories because of rapidly rising demand and output, while trade stocks will remain virtually unchanged (see Diagram 72).
One of the tricks to efficient retailing is to control the inventories while not making people feel that they're missing out on variety.
Rising inventories damage companies in many ways: products easily become obsolete, they consume fixed capital, and they hurt a company's stock valuation.
The inventories used in computing I-S ratios are on a "pre-last-in-first out," or "pre-LIFO," basis from data reported to the Bureau of Census and on a current-dollar replacement-cost basis and a real basis, as estimated by SEA as part of the gross domestic product (GDP) estimates.
By continually tracking container status, Bayer is able to monitor customer inventories and automatically ship additional product whenever needed.
Enthusiastic leasing activity in both Central and Northern New Jersey in the first three months of 1998 helped sustain this trend, as availability rates remained stable and inventories rose.
Despite such good news, many observers voiced concern about one characteristic of this growth: It was accompanied by the largest six-month increase in business inventories in 13 years.
* Someone studies demand cycles to make sure sufficient (but not excessive) inventories are in stock at the right time.