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cooperative

noun Vox populi An organization whose members share purchasing clout, resources or other materials. See Health insurance purchasing.
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In our sample, further correlation and regression analyses showed that the "Somato-dissociative" factor was inversely correlated with the character variables "Self-directedness" and "Cooperativeness", and that only "Self-directedness" could be considered the unique predictor of this panic subtype, whereas other T.C.I.
RQ1: Are there age-related differences in the perception of the agent's cooperativeness and the users' willingness to cooperate?
Novelty seeking 62.19 [+ or -] 29.98 62.15 [+ or -] 29.43 Harm avoidance 71.97 [+ or -] 27.20 70.95 [+ or -] 27.06 Reward dependence 52.87 [+ or -] 30.40 53.06 [+ or -] 30.85 Persistence 51.17 [+ or -] 32.57 52.49 [+ or -] 32.75 Self-directedness 25.16 [+ or -] 26.20 26.61 [+ or -] 26.37 Cooperativeness 47.53 [+ or -] 30.62 46.60 [+ or -] 30.81 Self-trascendence 59.51 [+ or -] 30.23 61.29 [+ or -] 29.72 Females t Mean s.d.
The study indicates that the character traits of Self-directedness (SD) and Cooperativeness (COOP) have a negative association with all the forms of psychopathology considered in the study and positive association with prosocial behaviour.
However, complex interrelations can be explained through sociopragmatic factors like cooperativeness and politeness principles.
This style is reflected in intermediate amounts of assertiveness and cooperativeness (Thoms, 1992).
Cooperativeness -0.18 -0.13 0.04 -0.06 0.22 M 2.47 1.60 4.36 2.97 3.43 SD 1.44 1.19 1.10 0.70 0.70 Cronbach's [alpha] 0.84 0.73 0.76 0.71 0.70 Variable Pearson's correlations 6 7 8 9 10 1.
Although firms may attempt to manage distressed supplier situations in any number of ways, there are generic ways in which firms behave, which differ in their level of cooperativeness. For example, Bode, Wagner, Petersen, and Ellram (2011) suggested that, in response to supply chain disruptions, a buying firm will strive to reduce or manage the vulnerability experienced by buffering and/or bridging.
What this comes to in the conduct of daily life is the priority of process over product, the journey over the destination, and the doing over what is done." To my mind, this sounds like the good life that includes respect for nature, temperance, mindfulness, and cooperativeness.
Moving from a culture of individual vigilance to a culture of cooperativeness by building better delivery systems.
Indeed, if there were any place in Australia that could survive a 'collapse', it would certainly be rural areas, with their capacity for self-governance, cooperativeness and sustainability in the face of long-term drought conditions.

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