perceptions based on four organizational culture types (power, role, achievement, and support). The results of a survey showed the role culture was the dominant organizational culture type of the community colleges, and no statistically significant differences were evident in perceptions of organizational...
Journal of Economic and Social Research 4 (2), 27-51
Understanding the Nature of Transition of Organizational Forms in the Contemporary World
Gökhan N. Torlak1
Abstract. The aim of this paper is to display and comprehend the transforming character of organizational forms in the contemporary world. The...
THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES
DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
GOVT 2060 – INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: THEORIES & APPROACHES
SEMESTER I – 2011/2012
Lecturer (Day) : Dr. Indira Rampersad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
will necessarily involve complexity and subtlety, the fundamental concepts which underlie
powerful paradigms of thought are usually relatively straightforward and easy to grasp. In the
area of social science, ideas which affect millions of people and guide the policies of nations
must be accessible...
What is not captured by GDP?
• External costs (from pollution)
• Voluntary and unpaid labor
• Public goods
• Draw down on natural capital
• Environmental effects
Things that contribute to GDP that do not increase welfare
• Pollution clean-up
and managerial practice (Shrivastava, 1986: 363). In the evolution of strategy research, a diversity of partly competitive and partly supplementary paradigms have emerged. To provide an unequivocal definition would mean ignoring the versatility of strategic management. The choice of a definition and the...
specifically concerned or bothered about environmental safety. The contemporary green marketing concept, on the other hand, analyzes, ecological compatibility of the product. It emphasizes on the formulation of marketing strategies in conformation with environmental safety or protection.
Management and Technology’, Q3, 2004.
The author: Dr. Yogesh Malhotra is the Founding Chairman and Chief Knowledge Architect of BRINT Institute, LLC, the New York based research, advisory, and e-learning company internationally recognized for its research, practice, and thought leadership on Knowledge Management...
which (by contrast) nevertheless influence the meaning of a signifier actually used (which is drawn from the same paradigm set). Two forms of absence have specific labels in English: that which is 'conspicuous by its absence' and that which 'goes without saying'. See also: Deconstruction, Paradigm, Paradigmatic...
Positive Accounting Theory and Science
by M. Humayun Kabir Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Business Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
This paper examines the development of positive accounting theory (PAT) and compares it with three standard accounts of science:...
international affairs is best understood as a continuing competition between the realist, liberal, and radical traditions. Walt explains each of these paradigms as well as some constructivist theories.
Copyright Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Spring 1998
Why should policymakers...
take the apathetic approach or to work actively to create the change you want to see, is the struggle of ideas on how to achieve peace. While one dominant group believes that the only way to achieve peace is by preparing for the worst, the other major philosophy is to "prepare for peace."
development of accounting standards reveals that the historical cost accounting (HCA) is being replaced by the fair value accounting (FVA) paradigm. FVA, in contrast to HCA that hides the real financial position and income, is more value relevance. The relevance of financial reports should be measured...
Research in Human Ecology
A Value-Belief-Norm Theory of Support for Social
Movements: The Case of Environmentalism
Paul C. Stern
National Research Council
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Washington, DC 02418
Thomas Dietz, Troy Abel, Gregory A. Guagnano and Linda Kalof1
Department of Sociology & Anthropology...
an explicit way, in that you write it in First Person.
Here are notes (copy and pasted) that I put together in an outline to be re-written by the social work student. It is critical that your opinion be linked back to theories and models already in existence. Science is the provision of directions and...
effects of power, conflict and emotion in work groups. Some alternative perspectives on team behaviour elucidate the ways in which the prevailing paradigm ultimately hinders groups and tyrannizes the individual team member — by camouflaging coercion and conflict with the
appearance of consultation...
Personality traits are enduring patterns of perceiving,
relating to, and thinking about the environment and
oneself that are exhibited in a wide range of social and
When personality traits are inﬂexible and maladaptive
and cause signiﬁcant functional impairment or
subjective stress, they...
1.1. Major Paradigms in Decision-making Theory and Research
1.1.1. Overall decision making
1.1.2. Consumer decision making
1.2. Major Variables in the Decision-making Process
1.2.1. Socio-psychological processes
1.2.2. Personal variables
1.2.3. Environmental variables
Changing our traditional system of beliefs, as well as providing more coercive laws can push economies towards growth that promotes economic, social, and environmental welling – sustainable development.
Following World War II, numerous barriers to liberalized trade were removed. Trade agreements such as...