• Climate
    performance model) developed in the United States and first tested in Japan to assess Indian organizational business-to-business relationships. Although there are some intuitively obvious substantive differences between Indian and Japanese companies, the general pattern of how various factors drive...
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  • Scotts Miracle Gro
    yourself garden and lawn care, Scotts Miracle Gro was created in a 1995 merger between Miracle Grow and The Scotts Company and is backed by the established history of its founding companies. In 1951 Horace Hagedon started Miracle Gro, which was the leading brand in lawn care chemicals before the...
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  • Oral Communication
    definition is too narrow. In Communication: The Social Matrix of Psychiatry, Jurgen Ruesch and Gregory Bateson argue that intrapersonal communication is indeed a special case of interpersonal communication, as "dialogue is the foundation for all discourse." Intrapersonal communication can encompass...
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  • Services Handout
    strong inter-functional cooperation and coordination; development personnel were fully aware of why they were involved and of the importance of new products to the company Market research factors refers to the detailed and scientifically designed market research studies that were conducted early in...
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  • Psychology
    , we present a functional model of leadership processes. We then examine how leaders influence the four aforementioned team processes. Our examination of leader–team dynamics in this article rests on some central assumptions. First, we clearly presuppose hierarchical teams, having a defined...
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  • Italian Culture and Work Ethics
    can be partly explained by the relatively recent history of the concept of the 'family' as a scientific subject for study in social psychology. At least until the end of the 1940s, families were considered as a group typology (Lewin, 1951). Successively, interest focused on the pathology of family...
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  • Evaluation of Operatrion Managment
    of functional management. Motion study (Frank and Lillian Gilbreth 1911 Frank B. Gilbreth is known as the founder father of work study. He laid emphasis on explaining the importance of the correlation between the physical effort and the operators output through his two books ‘Motion Study’ (1911...
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  • Television History
    employed a CRT display at Hamamatsu Industrial High School in Japan. This prototype is still on display at the Takayanagi Memorial Museum in Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu Campus. His research in creating a production model was halted by the US after Japan lost World War II. This was the first working...
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  • Sociology
    . Durkheim (1951 [1897]) uses this approach in a study of suicide, which was chosen as is generally thought of as extremely personal. Durkheim (1951 [1897]) looked at data such as suicide rates, within different groups, endeavouring to uncover the social fact that came before the suicide. Durkheim believed...
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  • Federal Reserve's Role in the Great Depression
    shown that the Federal Reserve through their actions, and sometimes lack of action (inaction?), in addressing the monetary supply issue in the economy, by using functional finance caused the United States to enter into a decade long financial crisis, rather than merely suffering through a typical...
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  • The Core Competence of the Corporation
    capable to develop adapted responses to changing circumstances, through frequent interactions with its environment (Ashby, 1960; Holland and Miller, 1991). Second, it provides operational concepts and metaphors for building and refining models and visions of the organization as a learning, innovative and...
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  • The Three Ecologies (Nf)
    new formations NUMBER 8 SUMMER 1989 Felix Guattari THE THREE ECOLOGIES T RANSLATED BY CHRIS TURNER, MATERIAL WORD There is an ecology of bad ideas, just as there is an ecology of weeds. (Gregory Bateson, in Steps to an Ecology of Mind) T he human subject is not a straightforward matter...
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  • Social Anthropology
    on descriptions of its functioning from day to day, a scientific understanding that could then be compared and contrasted with other societies (Radcliffe-Brown, 1951; cf. Evans-Pritchard, 1950; Leach, 1958). Malinowski famously wrote that the goal of fieldwork is to “grasp the native’s point of view...
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  • Research
    task predicts consideration as well as a standard hierarchical Bayes (HB) additive logit model and establishes noncompensatory decompositional decision models but better than a pure compensatory decompositional model. We also conclude that an unstructured teach-an-agent task does better than one in...
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  • Holserv
    service quality (Parasuraman et al., 1985). Service quality in the hospitality industry Services are generally described in terms of four unique attributes, namely: (1) intangibility; (2) heterogeneity; (3) inseparability; and (4) perishability (Bateson, 1977; Lovelock, 1981...
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  • Prince
    conference chairman Warren McCulloch, the participants included Norbert Wiener, John von Neumann, Gregory Bateson, Margaret Mead, Julian H. Bigelow, Paul Lazarsfeld, Walter Pitts, and the leader of the Macy Foundation conference program, Frank Fremont Smith. In the discussions held by this group, Heinz von...
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  • Positioning
    positioning and brand attitude. Design/methodology/approach – A theoretical model of the dimensionality and attitudinal effects of green brand positioning was developed. Both suggested alternatives to green brand positioning, along with a combined functional and emotional strategy, were tested in an...
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  • Shalvin
    Computer and the Williams Tube. 1951-John Presper Eckert and John W. Mauchly create the first UNIVAC Computer 1962-Steve Russell and MIT invent the Spacewar Computer Game, which was the very first functional computer game on record 1973-Robert Metcalfe and Xerox combined talents and ushered in a new...
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  • Quality Service Literature
    as intangible because we are unable to see, touch or feel them (Hoffman and Bateson, 2002). Hanson (2000) suggested that service quality shows the organization's ability to meet customers' desires and needs. So organization must improve their services to meet the customers' wants and...
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  • Educate, Enable, Empower
    outcomes from time to time. Education Model This model includes collaboration between the different schools, colleges, universities, NGO’s and government support in terms of budget allocation and policy changes and implementation. It would use the concept of both service learning and functional...
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