from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. grouping together of various resources or assets
- v. Present participle of pool.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of uniting, or an agreement to unite, an aggregation of properties belonging to different persons, with a view to common liabilities or profits.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Something he does not mention is the benefit of a systems approach which would require us to look at the interconnectedness of risks and the greatest risk of all — lack of coordination by free nations in pooling resources to mitigate risk.
Removing risk pooling from the picture just makes it harder. slowdripofthestatestit Says:
In the airline industry, though, pooling is talked about a lot but seldom implemented.
OTOH, there are advantages in pooling money to buy something you can't afford alone, or don't want to tie all your money up in.
On #1, cost reduction due to resource pooling is part of economies of scale, isn’t it?
BBG minutes show Isaacson rooting for the idea of pooling of resources of all BBG-funded organizations, including MBN, for efficiency.
After all, the idea of pooling together money and resources from family, friends, and the general public makes a lot of sense for indie filmmakers with limited funds to spare.
A Bank of New York Mellon spokesman said the company is "fulfilling our obligations" under contracts known as "pooling and servicing agreements" that govern bond deals.
He reasons that entrepreneurs prefer the idea of pooling small amounts from ordinary people, rather than trying to say the right things to get a rich guy to cut a check.
We can guess the hanging interval though…it was long enough for there to be livor—blood pooling, that is—in the legs and lower arms…at least four or five hours.
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