nonacquisitive

nonacquisitive

(ˌnɒnəˈkwɪzɪtɪv)
adj
not acquisitive
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We also find that even CEOs who do not undertake acquisition investments in the postturnover period (nonacquisitive successors) appear to employ more optimal investment strategies than their predecessors.
He seems to return to the realm of folklore from which he came, a trajectory that suggests that a perfect, nonacquisitive, and nonexploitative symbiosis between humankind and nature is merely the stuff of legend.
Coverage includes taxation of corporations and shareholders, elective passthrough for tax treatment, affiliated corporations, corporate acquisition techniques, nonacquisitive reorganizations, corporate attributes in reorganizations, and special rules to prevent avoidance of shareholder level tax.
But first, two comments: The first is to recall in paraphrase what has been attributed to Einstein: "I want to know the thoughts of God; everything else is just dotting the i's and crossing the t's." For if we are actually imitating the desire of Jesus, then all the ways and means by which we do that, ways in which we will be replacing victimizing mechanisms with their opposites, i.e., with a nonacquisitive, nonrivalrous mimesis that does not scapegoat victims but identifies with them, in all these ways and means we will, in fact, be dotting the i's and crossing the t's.
that of pastoral; they were invoking the humane virtues of a simpler, more elemental, nonacquisitive existence, as a needed rebuke to the acquisitive, essentially materialistic compulsions of a society that from the outset was very much engaged in seeking wealth, power, and plenty on a continent whose prolific natural resources and vast acres of usable land, forests, and rivers were there for the taking.
Scholarship knows acquisitive and nonacquisitive (i.e., communal) motivations by multiple names: "self-interest" versus "principle," "instrumental" versus "nonconsequential" "market economy" versus "moral economy" and "greed" versus "altruism" to name just a few.
Walgreen Co., a typically nonacquisitive chain, last year bought specialty pharmacy operator Option Care Inc.
Until recently, the main line of criticism of this vision and associated moral argument combined two related themes: first, it devalued the Indians' nonacquisitive, natural, respectful way of living lightly upon the land while conserving it; and second, it fostered imperialism and unjust conquest.
Worse, with the fading of greed, the nonacquisitive vices such as malice and revenge may come to center stage.
An investigation into acquisitive and nonacquisitive offenders in relation to moral development.
For the continued nonacquisitive nature of the Choctaw economy see Champagne, Social Order, 84-85, 128.
They would allow all people to have equal access to land, basic necessities, and political offices, as well as a new lifestyle in which people would use goods in a nonacquisitive and nonexclusive sense.(42)