Knowledge Exchange as the basis of an economy where knowledge capital is the defacto currency, an underlying premise in knowledge-based economies .
A person who, in oriental states, supplies the place of our notary public. All obligations, to be valid, are drawn by him; and he is also the public weigh-master, and everything of consequence ought to be weighed before him. Enc. Lond.
In Saxon and old English law A man; a serving man. Buskarl, a seaman. Huskarl, a house servant. Spelman.
In Hindu law. A written agreement, especially one signifying assent, as the counterpart of a revenue lease, or the document in which a payer of revenue, whether to the government, the zamindar, or the farmer, expresses his consent to pay the amount assessed upon his land. Wils. Ind. Gloss.
The stock of gold from South Africa sold directly to the UK.
A key, kay, or quay. Spelman.
An account of time, exhibiting the days of the week and month, the seasons, etc. More commonly spelled "calendar."
In Scotch law. Poultry render- able by a vassal to his superior, reserved in the lease as the whole or a part of the rent Bell.
A budgeting approach that includes product improvement costs. With the objective of reducing actual costs below standard costs, projected costs of improvement are already incorporated in the budget . Also refer to target costing.
Reducing product costs even if being produced. A process involving effective waste management, continuous product improvement and raw material price reduction. Cost minimization is a strategy in overall product cost reduction.