consciousness

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the condition of being aware

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an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation

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We argue that to better understand why cost consciousness is difficult to develop, institutional logics need to be considered.
Buying cheaper, either by selecting a low-cost sedan regardless of reliability and fuel costs or buying a high-quality hybrid car to reduce fuel and maintenance costs--that's cost consciousness.
Some argue governments demonstrate cost consciousness via the discipline of lowest-bid practices.
Turbulent Force 6: Desire to Be a "Service Business"--demand for greater cost consciousness, concern about service values to "citizen customers," emphasis on productivity, performance and results; growing frustration with employee attitude of entitlement, services based upon tradition rather than community need.
CFO Gary Kelly said that while this reinforced the cost consciousness that is so important to the airline, he now wants to modify this mindset so employees can think more strategically and link actions, such as aircraft turnaround delays, to the impact that has on Southwest's profit-sharing plan.
But Schuler warned that many small banks may hinder much-needed investment in management of risk and other information services due to severe cost consciousness.
They arrest political momentum for intrusive government policies by accentuating cost consciousness at the grass roots level, attenuating growth in the number of uninsured, returning the benefits of a positive physician-patient relationship, and alleviating provider charity and uncollectible billings problems.
The IVD industry may actually benefit from cost consciousness among healthcare providers, as accurate diagnosis can often minimize hospitalizations and more expensive treatment alternatives.
The planned legislation is aimed at bringing different points of view and cost consciousness to the nation's bloated bureaucracy, the sources said.
In these days of rigorous economy and cost consciousness, it would probably make more sense for the NHS to bulk buy white sliced loaves instead of cotton wool.
Partner Myron Altschuler agrees, noting that clients of all sizes are struck with the firm's total commitment to diligence, cost consciousness and case successes.
Our dedication to cost consciousness guarantees that Beardsley & Piper quality is affordable in every plant.
A new cost consciousness has oil and gas (O&G) companies looking to professional services firms to help them reduce costs.
continues to increase the cost consciousness of the acquisition workforce--change the culture.
For the purposes of cost consciousness, rough-order-of-magnitude (ROM) estimates are sufficient and there is no requirement I at this time to officially coordinate or reconcile such a cost estimate with a budget office.