From |left, Dean Powner, Anthony Bracey and Gary Bainbridge in the Devil's Advocate
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A devil's advocate
tests an organization's policiesagainsthow an average consumer, customer, donor, voter, regulator or the news media might react.
The devil's advocate
ensures that the debate is robust by, among other things, using role-playing: that way, people can raise issues without fear of hurting their careers.
If you or any of your colleagues have ever played Devil's Advocate
(and who hasn't?
Sir Bob, who describes himself as "a pop star, poet, open-plan politician, living saint, devil's advocate
, freelance genius and natural irritant", will appear on November 20.
That doesn't tempt Pattison to automatically become the Devil's Advocate
with regard to potential deals.
, one of Mark Pitman's leading bumper performers, has been put down after breaking a leg on the gallops.
My point in coming across as a sort of Devil's advocate
here -- at least from the provider standpoint -- is that I don't feel that I am all that unique; there are millions of consumers out there in roughly the same economic circumstances as mine.
At the very least, CPAs should apply their analytical skills and play the devil's advocate
, questioning the source of corporate forecasts, ferreting out false premises and observing when emotions are overwhelming better judgment.
Shoppers will have their choice of the following popular titles -- "Above the Law," "Alexander: Director's Cut," "Blazing Saddles: 30th Anniversary Special Edition," "Bullitt," "The Devil's Advocate
," "The Outlaw Josey Wales," "The Perfect Storm" and "Troy.
Known as the Devil's Advocate
for taking on clients including Saddam Hussein and Harold Shipman, he denies 25 charges including deception, fraud and moneylaundering.
John Milton in The Devil's Advocate
ANYBODY order the smoked ham?
He can well do without the pressure from the press as he was appointed as a football manager and not as the devil's advocate
Di Stefano - dubbed the Devil's Advocate
for representing tyrants and serial killers - has revealed he will stand in the European poll here in 2009.
ell in 1997 Pacino made a movie called The Devil's Advocate
, in which a young hotshot lawyer (played by Keanu Reeves) is taken under the wing of his smooth-talking boss who offers him success and riches, but turns out to be a devilish character.