As the breeding season gets under way, the pecking order
among birds becomes even more pronounced as cock birds try to establish their dominance, striving to achieve a place at the top of that pecking order
in order to attract a mate.
Another theory to explain the presence of debt financing in business organizations was the 'Pecking Order
Theory' proposing that a firm prefers financing itself internally first, through its retained earnings.
Star Trek may have made him a celebrity in the US, but Patrick Stewart was still way down the Hollywood pecking order
Among these theories, the most heavily discussed and empirically tested theories are the trade-off theory and the pecking order
The Coal Tit appears to be somewhere near the bottom of this bird feeder pecking order
. One of the smaller types of tit, this nervous bird flits on to and then quickly off the feeder, staying only the briefest of moments to collect a solitary seed before flashing off to the safety of the nearby undergrowth.
He hasn't really shown the form that he's capable of so he's slipped down the pecking order
This paper extends the basic pecking order
model of Shyam-Sunder and Myers by separating the effects of financing surpluses, normal deficits, and large deficits.
When asked about pecking order
in the striker department Mogga said: "Marc-Antoine Fortune's at the front of the queue.
It's another example of how low racing comes in the BBC's pecking order
and this is something I feel very strongly about.
The centre-half, who signed for Dundee in 2004, has fallen down the pecking order