empire building


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empire building

n (fam, pej) → accentramento di potere (economico)
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Empire building ability with Regional Development opportunities available.
This article is the third in a three-part series on the internal barriers that fear creates in organizations: parochialism, territorialism, and empire building.
However, county council leader Jeff Reid claims the move would be a return to the past, and has labelled it as empire building and a way of resurrecting the former district councils.
The defeats and losses have not dampened militaristic policies nor extinguished the drive for empire building.
Thankfully, Civilization Revolution dispels all of these myths and gives gamers the perfect console dabbling in empire building.
It's just the latest chapter in the empire building process which is at the heart and soul of Kirklees.
We ask all churches whose missions and peoples have historically been involved in empire building to seriously scrutinize in partnership with the victims of their imperial past their structure, teaching, liturgy, funding agencies and policies as well as their political allegiances, in order to repent and reshape their life in all aspects in the spirit of the anti-imperial biblical heritage.
tells the story of how he was once accused of allowing a colleague to build an academic empire: "Apparently, empire building in academia is a mortal sin, and I was equally guilty, as dean of the school, for allowing it to happen.
Scott Pillar at Empire Building can be reached at tallfolks@charter.
Here, Perdue identifies a similarity and parallelism in Qing empire building and frontier policy with that of Muscovite Russia, a view that de-centres the current emphasis on the Sino-British confrontation in the history of China's relations with the west.
His disdain for the constitutional requirement that only Congress can send the nation into war, and his desire to trash the 4th Amendment, are indications of empire building, not limited government under the Constitution.
Against her own portentous views from the realm of the liberated life Jansson sets Suren's naive devotion to nudism, registering fresh perspective on our own world made unstable by empire building.