life space


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life space

a term introduced by American psychologist Kurt Lewin to describe simultaneous influences that may affect individual behavior. The totality of the influences make up the life space.
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Gatekeeping decisions about the life space were informed by the intellectual climate in the early 20th century.
98 and Walton's [56] 29-item quality of work life questionnaire with eight underlying constructs of safe and healthy working condition,, Future opportunity for continued growth and security, constitutionalism in the work organization, the social relevance of work life, work and the total life space, social integration in the work organization, immediate opportunity to use and develop human capacities, and adequate and fair compensation with Cronbach Alpha of 0.
uk AMAZING MEZZANINE If you've got the ceiling height, then it's well worth investing in a mezzanine or gallery floor to provide valuable extra life space at a fraction of the cost of extending or moving home.
After more than 20 years of personally coaching some of the toughest cases executives with big jobs and even bigger challenges, whose workplace behavior ranged from passive to aggressive and everything in between--I have concluded that there is a pathway that is sure to lead to lasting behavior change, whether the change you seek is in the workplace or in your life space.
psychologists and a social worker all associated with the Life Space Crisis Intervention Institute, define the behavior, and discuss developmental pathways, reasons for the behavior, and its five levels, in addition to how to identify and change behaviors in various contexts, for teachers and others in schools, parents and caregivers, employees and bosses, and those in relationships.
We strongly oppose movements that de-emphasize the areas of the curriculum that help students expand their life space and their understanding of the world.
These programs were built on pragmatic concepts and interventions such as thinking errors, (1) peer group treatment, (2) re-education and reclaiming techniques, (3) life space interventions, (4) and reality therapy, (5) coupled with the importance of family work.
They had brand families that functioned as part of their life space.
These statements make several demands: the return of the female's ownership-fights to her the space of her own body, to a safe domestic life space and to her share of social space (including decision-making and peace-enforcement powers).
THE search for Planet X has begun - not a movie or fairytale, but a real life space odyssey.
Wordsworth anticipates a formulation similar to Kurt Lewin's Cognitive Field Life Space construct, and J.