Achieving a desired result. Effectiveness is often associated with institutional values. Example: Using on-line approvals, the Service Center created a process to approve purchasing transactions. The process change met their business objective to allow no account overdrafts. Although the process took more time, the unit managers agreed that the process was more effective for managing within their fund allowances.
'on purpose', producing the intended overall result with an optimised balance over the whole context; requires broad generalist awareness of the whole, rather than the narrow focus required to create local efficiency, hence often contrasted with efficient
producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps toward peace"; "made an effective entrance"; "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"; "an efficacious law"
able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of the revolution"
Interest Rate-- The cost of credit on a yearly basis expressed as a percentage. Includes up-front costs paid to obtain the loan, and is, therefore, usually a higher amount than the interest rate stipulated in the mortgage note. Useful in comparing loan programs with different rates and points.
means your Declaration will be used as your treatment instructions when a judge in a medication or a guardianship hearing believes you cannot make those decisions. If your Declaration was executed and you are found incapable of making treatment decisions, your Declaration becomes effective.
Discharge - the calculated measure of channel forming discharge. This calculation requires long-term water and sediment measurements, although modeling results are sometimes substituted. See also channel-forming and bankfull discharge.
a s188 authority that has been signed by both the debtor and the controlling trustee to enable a meeting of the debtor's creditors to be called to consider a Personal Insolvency Agreement. The authority does not become effective until both parties have signed.