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credibility

The extent to which a researcher’s findings are compatible with data and conclusions extant in the scientific community. Credibility is a criterion for determining the “quality” or “trustworthiness” of qualitative research.
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Pearson (1982) also discovered "individuals perceive they will have higher credibility with others of the same sex than with others of the opposite sex, regardless of their own gender" (p.
The credibility standard can be jeopardized by any party in the relationship, and management accountants must work continually to ensure that it's upheld.
This study is based on theoretical groundings of Ohanian's (1990) source credibility model.
As you read through these 4 credibility factors, pause, and ask yourself:
It's that kind of non-transparent thinking, treating employees as lesser beings incapable of understanding facts, that undermines credibility. This HR approach ignored two fundamental things: Plenty of employees are every bit as intelligent as their management and they spend a lot of time observing their management closely.
"To me, even a knowledgeable source on a given topic can still lose points on credibility by the way they manage our initial interactions," she told me.
This study, based on a 2013 general population survey of Lebanon citizens, employs a conditional process analysis model (Hayes, 2013) to examine how media credibility may mediate the influence of transnational and domestic satellite TV news exposure on Arab public opinion about the United States.
However, just a few months ago the EUas credibility among Bulgarians had been at about 60%, while lack of credibility rarely reached 30%, according to the statement A
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor, Raghuram Rajan, said that the credibility of Indian instruments is falling.
"Only a very limited number of people check the credibility of a reviewer and so my results show that credibility is not important for consumer decisions.
In 2010, Dun and Bradstreet divested its self-awareness solutions business to Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corp., formed by private equity firm Great Hill Partners and current senior management, and entered into a data license partnership.