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Couger says management should recognize that all employees can improve their skills by recapturing the natural creativity they exhibited as children.
The techniques help them to move out of the normal problem-solving mode and enable them to use, modify, and combine existing ideas to produce innovative solutions (Couger et al., 1993).
The Dittrich, Couger, and Zawacki (1985) study discerned that intention to quit is negatively related to pay rules, latitude, distributing tasks, pay level, and work pace in the systems analysts and programmers sample; and negatively associated with pay rules and work pace in the operations personnel sample.
In order to improve the correctness of requirement specifications, various requirement specification techniques such as Data Flow Diagram, and Object Model, have been invented to help information analysts capture, understand, and represent information requirements (Couger, Colter & Knapp, 1982; Davis, 1988; Wieringa, 1998).
Meanwhile, work on the Couger Dam temperature control project is slated to be completed in time to allow the reservoir to be refilled next spring.
Beginning in 1979, he (and his colleague Dan Couger) found some interesting differences between programmers and the remainder of society - programmers had a high need to achieve, and they had a low need to socialize with other people.
Several constructs (Dukes, Discenza & Couger, 1989; Igbaria & Parasuraman, 1989, 1991; Kernan & Howard, 1990; Morrow, Prell & McElroy, 1986; Raub, 1982) exist to measure the anxiety and stress levels.
Couger," I assumed I would read about this in the Ayoob Files, or maybe find another helpful suggestion from Clint Smith on alternatives to handguns ("...
Efforts have been made to design measures of job satisfaction and job dissatisfaction, and to test the validity of the two-factor hypothesis (Cohen, 1974; Couger, 1988; Maidani, 1991; Warr, Cook and Wall, 1979).
This theory-versus-skills discussion has been present in the IS literature for some time: "The graduate of an IS program should be equipped to function in an entry-level position and should have a basis for continued career growth" (Couger et al., 1995, p.
In fact, security topics appeared in six of the nine courses in the 1997 model curriculum guidelines for IS undergraduate education, the first produced by the collaboration between the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Association of Information Systems (AIS), along with the Association for Information Technology Professionals (Davis, Gorgone, Couger, Feinstein, & Longenecker, 1997).
Since the 1970s, IS model curriculum guidelines have been proposed to guide curriculum design in IS programs (Couger et al., 1995; Davis et al., 1997; Gorgone et al., 2002; Topi et al., 2010).