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di·ver·gent

(dī-vĕr'jent),
Moving in different directions; radiating.

di·ver·gent

(di-vĕr'jĕnt)
Moving in different directions; radiating.

divergent

(dī-vĕr′jĕnt)
Radiating in different directions.
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fewer students with skill deficiencies and more students with skill strengths) in four skills - gaining insight in to customer needs, thinking divergently, risk taking and overall creativity (see Table 3).
Consequently, it is best for a firm to configure its alliance portfolio divergently to avoid being contested by the formed alliance--coopetition (e.g., Brandenburger and Nalebuff, 1996).
These multistranded, divergently evolving creations were Nolan's material analogues for the growths and gaps in human knowledge.
Written in the tradition of scholarship by Arthur Ray and Theodore Binnema, the book gives a dynamic portrait of how introduced European diseases were "the primary factor in the wholesale redistribution of aboriginal populations of western Canada." (26) Not only does Daschuk reveal the horrifying repercussions of "virgin soil epidemics," but he also elaborates how First Nations peoples encountered these pandemics divergently, depending on their unique social structures and participation within the European fur trade economy.
In eight cases modernization is named divergently: LIS modernization [45], modernization of enterprise systems [44, 46], modernizing a legacy system [47, 48], model-driven modernization [49, 50] and software system modernization [51].
Effect of dietary restriction on immune response of laboratory mice divergently selected for basal metabolic rate.
Be open to taking part in learning activities, risk it, think divergently, etc.
"If you can combine that ability to think convergently and divergently, you have the way of the future."
Andersson, "QTL analysis of body composition and metabolic traits in an intercross between chicken lines divergently selected for growth," Physiological Genomics, vol.
Although male gonopods evolve rapidly and divergently (Song & Bucheli 2010), speciation may be unaccompanied by change in gonopod morphology.
However, according to the responses of various variables of the model, one unit of shocks in each variable for the logarithm of the rural poverty tends to be constant and in most cases it has been increasing divergently (Graph(2)).
One such example of failing to divergently think about a problem was demonstrated in Iraq from 2004 through 2006.