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coaction

(kō-ăk′shən)
n.
1. An impelling or restraining force; a compulsion.
2. Joint action.
3. Ecology Any of the reciprocal actions or effects, such as symbiosis, that can occur in a community.

co·ac′tive adj.
co·ac′tive·ly adv.
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The definition of a left (symmetric) partial coaction of H on A is completely analogous.
As stakeholders indicate furtherance by supplying responses and tackling or consolidating coactions in sustainability conducts, the entity's DNA will be influenced, bringing about performance management results that back more significant investment, recognition, and connection for the benefit of sustainability undertakings.
Thus, they must execute synchronously with corresponding coactions.
Similarly, Gottlieb (1996) states that "the behavioral (or organic, or neural) outcomes of development are the consequence of at least (at minimum) two specific components of coaction (e.
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During the day the most positive driver for the market was represented by the statements on coaction of FED, ECB, Bank of England, CB of Switzerland and Japan on providing dollar liquidity.
Social influences on creativity: Evaluation, coaction and surveillance.
Positive antibacterial coaction between hop (Humulus lupulus) constituents and selected antibiotics.
The search of objectives needs by imposing to persons all available coaction even other irrational mechanisms of authority such as: fear, anxiety and impotence.
1995, Effects of coaction, expected evaluation, and goal setting on creativity and productivity, Academy of Management Journal 38, 483.
Gottlieb (1992) referred to such interactions as horizontal coactions, that is, the influences that occur among elements at the same biological level (perhaps the most notorious instance of horizontal coaction is that which occurs among neurons in the central nervous system).
BRACKFIELD (1990) "Social Influences on Creativity: Evaluation, Coaction, and Surveillance", Creativity Research Journal, 3, pp.