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Maladaptive

Unsuitable or counterproductive; for example, maladaptive behavior is behavior that is inappropriate to a given situation.
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Understanding team maladaptation through the lens of the four Rs of adaptation.
First, it defines "optimal adaptation," to be distinguished from maladaptation (Part II.A).
If this knowledge is subsidiary-specific, using internal debt to strengthen subsidiary incentives may be inappropriate, since maladaptation or failure of the subsidiary could lead to loss of knowledge assets with potentially detrimental consequences for the MNE as a whole.
Contemplating neurosis as a sign of "healthy" maladaptation, compared to "pathic health, infantilism raised to a norm," Adorno suggests a deeper truth of neurosis, even beyond neurosis (1974, 22).
Furthermore, all 18 factors were assumed to converge into a general factor representing maladaptation. Some of the evaluated indices pointed to a good to acceptable fit (RMSEA = 0.04; SRMR = 0.05), while others just missed out on fulfilling the set criteria ([chi square]/df=2.05; CFI = 0.86, TLI = .85).
The fact that groundnut, bambara nut and pigeon pea did not produce grain yield does not mean maladaptation of these crops.
(111) Anne Whyte, "Systems as Perceived: A Discussion of 'Maladaptation in Social Systems,'" in The Evolution of Social Systems, ed.
Concurrently, the effects of CF participation on biomarkers of skeletal muscle damage, systemic inflammation, and psychological changes associated with maladaptation to training (50) were examined.
At stake is the relation between critique and potentiality: while topological security turns critique into a stabilizing force, atmospheric security refuses the demands for socio-ecological difference to make itself legible as either proper adaptation or improper maladaptation. An atmospherics of security orients politics and ethics around both the durative and anticipatory temporal registers of potentiality.
"It might be that [currently] what we treat is maladaptation to the primary problem."
There is evidence in the literature that in chronic somatic pain, there is maladaptation between nociceptive area and ANS.