business executive


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n business executive an executive in a business corporation
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  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Among the worries of today's business executives is the large number of unemployed still on the payroll.”
  • Francis Bacon
    “Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and more fit for new projects than for settled business.”


In literature:

By the boss we mean the active proprietor, the executive head, the owner of the business.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
Ward was the executive of the Latisan business and liked the job; his youth and vigor found zest in the adventures of the open.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
He had, so he said, executed Aaron's legal business for years, and knew all his secrets.
"The Opal Serpent" by Fergus Hume
The administrative side of library work calls for executive and business ability.
"The Canadian Girl at Work" by Marjory MacMurchy
Fox urged on the execution of this shameful business.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
Do you mean literally, in business, an executive?
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
Never had the time been more opportune for the execution of a piece of business so nefarious.
"The Loyalist" by James Francis Barrett
There remained now the tremendous business of putting all the arrangements concluded into execution.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
The whole island was busy observing the execution of Mr. Parnell's behests in the re-adjustment of contracts for land.
"The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886" by Various
He ascribes his disease to immersing his hands too long in cold water in the execution of his business.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
At that meeting of the executive a great deal of important business was transacted.
"The Message" by Alec John Dawson
On no common business had he been despatched, but one of a confidential character, and requiring tact in its execution.
"The Free Lances" by Mayne Reid
So much did this scheme grow upon me, that by another winter I was busy in putting it into execution.
"A Romantic Young Lady" by Robert Grant
He had business capacity, executive ability, strong manhood.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
Later in this same year Robert came forward with a plan for reorganization in the executive department of the business.
"Jennie Gerhardt" by Theodore Dreiser
He was executed for the murder of John Paas, a London tradesman, with whom he did business.
"Bygone Punishments" by William Andrews
Hard-headed business executives have no imagination.
"The Mind Master" by Arthur J. Burks
Behind him a prosaic business executive snatched a moment from a busy day to indulge in a sentimental flight of fancy.
"The Planetoid of Peril" by Paul Ernst
The suffrage business for this year was all transacted in executive sessions, and no convention held.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
As a business man he wasted his capital, and even in the execution of his crimes he showed frivolity and incoherence.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero

In news:

You might not expect executives of top financial businesses to admit outright that they're crooks, but that's pretty much what they did in responding to a new survey released today by the whistleblower law firm Labaton Sucharow.
William G Gotimer Jr, a former co-chief executive officer, general counsel and secretary of Trailer Bridge, has opened a law practice and business consultancy in Rockville Centre, N.Y.
On May 9th, Forbes Staff writer Jenna Goudreau published a guest post on her column titled How I Became A 21-Year-Old Business Executive.
Last year, Obama signed an executive order requiring federal agencies to identify rules that place unreasonable burdens on business.
He succeeds Kenneth Carroll, who will become executive vice president of corporate and business development for the Englewood, Colo.-based company.
In this Dec 5, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the "fiscal cliff" at the Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers, in Washington.
Participants learn from Dell 's experience on topics such as gaining executive support, building a training program, embedding listening across business units, experiencing a day in Dell 's Social Media command center.
Juergen Fitschen, Co-Chairmen of the Management board and the Group Executive Committee of Germany's largest business bank, Deutsche Bank AG addresses a news conference in Frankfurt, September 11, 2012 REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach.
Black business executives lend time, money to finance New York screening.
LG CNS, the integration arm of LG, has named Tony Turiello to the position of senior account executive of business development.
The University of Montevallo announced its director of human resources and risk management is a finalist in the Birmingham Business Journal's Top HR Executive listing.
Marilyn Herrmann, executive director of the Surrey Food Bank, chats with volunteer Tony Fogarty Wednesday at the busy facility.
Business Woes, Erratic Moves Dogged Stricken Executive.
Business executives don't like uncertainty, but it's a condition retail pharmacy operators and others involved in health care delivery will have to learn to live with for the foreseeable future.
WE'VE WATCHED CEOS SLINK AWAY RATHER than defend their aircraft and waited to hear from executives willing to go on record about the benefits of business aviation.

In science:

Trading system development is a business process which can be but is too often not managed. Too often the lack of quality execution dooms the project. What financial firms need is a systematic approach to conceive of, develop and manage new trading systems.
A Software Development Methodology for Research and Prototyping in Financial Markets
Clearly, BPEL provides many bene ts in the direction towards the development and execution of exible business processes.
An Architectural Model for a Grid based Workflow Management Platform in Scientific Applications
Weerawarana. “Business Process Execution Language for Web Services”, Version 1.1. Computing.
An Architectural Model for a Grid based Workflow Management Platform in Scientific Applications
Typically a UWS will put a job into a QUEUED state on receipt of this command, but depending on how busy the server is, the job might be put almost immediately (and without client intervention) into an EXECUTING state.
IVOA Recommendation: Universal Worker Service Pattern Version 1.0
In these situations privacy sensitive information can become public, such as the purchase of personal books, visiting certain websites, or the rental of a hotel room, when the role that was selected to execute those actions happened to be a business role.
The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management
Consequently, some process modeling languages urge for structured modeling, e.g., Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) and ADEPT.
Maximal Structuring of Acyclic Process Models
Their execution should be transactional. 4- Traditional faults generation techniques can only generate low level error regardless the business process, so that it makes difficult to test the whole process because the faults generated may not affect the business process intentionally.
A survey of service oriented architecture systems testing
The paper “Composition of executable business process models by combining business rules and process flows” [148].
Theory of processes
Alves, A., Arkin, A., Askary, S., Barreto, C., Bloch, B., Curbera, F., Ford, M., Goland, Y., Gu ízar, A., Kartha, M., Liu, C.K., Khalaf, R., König, D., Marin, M., Mehta, V., Thatte, S., van der Rijn, D., Yendluri, P. and Yiu, A., editors. (2007) Web Services Business Process Execution Language Version 2.0.
Agile Professional Virtual Community Inheritance via Adaptation of Social Protocols
At the same time, BPMS developed from simple information systems to capture and administrate process models to feature-rich BPM suites that support also simulation, execution, and controlling of business process instances.
Towards a Security Engineering Process Model for Electronic Business Processes
We identify four key requirements for a security engineering process model that is able to bridge the gap between (executable) business process models and secure electronic business processes.
Towards a Security Engineering Process Model for Electronic Business Processes
Application could be achieved by executing sequences of events based on the GUI model, and researches have shown that testing a GUI-based Application from this perspective will find faults related not only to the GUI and its glue code, but to the underlying business logic of the application as well [17, 19, 21, 22].
Cross-View of Testing Techniques Toward Improving Web-Based Application Testing