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Synonyms for lodestone

a permanent magnet consisting of magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically

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What Lodestone Global found was that family majority owned companies showed the highest percentage of women on their boards.
Its acquisition of Zurich-based firm Lodestone for $350 million in September was a step towards this move.
Selected images that did make the cut for the disk were also shown in the exhibition: a postcard of the seventeen-thousand-year-old Lascaux cave paintings; a photograph of the reverse side of Paul Klee's Angelus Novus, 1920, which, thanks to Walter Benjamin's meditation on the work, has served as a lodestone for debates about the nature of progress; and a retouched close-up of Breughel's painting The Tower of Babel, in which the ant-like workers constructing the structure have been excised.
Shibulal also announced the acquisition of Lodestone, while also saying the word 'conservative' should be removed from Infosys.
Purpose should serve as the lodestone and orienting force that would align people and energy to sustain high performance.
Or will it just become another grant-funded lodestone on the public purse, like mima in Middlesbrough?
29 -- Infosys, a global leader in consulting and technology, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Lodestone Holding AG, a leading management consultancy based in Switzerland.
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Infosys said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lodestone Holding, a management consultancy firm in Zurich with skills in the area of SAP software, as the Indian company attempts to move into higher-value services.
While that 2008 film satirized Koreans' antics abroad, the new pic makes Huppert's "otherness" a dramatic lodestone, observing not only how Koreans treat foreigners, but also how they behave toward each other in the company of strangers; their amusingly awkward interactions constitute a deeper reflection on the concept of give-and-take in love and life.
Level-headed optimism, the book's lodestone, trumps shoulder-shrugging every time.
From enabling women to developing economic enablers such as efficient energy supplies, this volume is a rich lodestone of proposals and references for developing resilience in the island countries of the South Pacific.
John is an experienced corporate Director, having previously acted as Chairman of Zimbabwe Platinum Mines Limited, Gallery Gold Ltd, Tri Origin Minerals Limited, Albidon Limited and Lodestone Exploration Limited.
People in China discovered that when a piece of this rock, called lodestone, was floated in water, it rotated so that the same part always pointed north.
Lodestone Re 2010-2, Chartis' second-ever insurance-linked securities issuance and, at $450 million, the largest 2010 transaction.