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trans·ac·tion

(tranz-ak'shŭn),
1. Interaction arising from the encounter of two or more persons.
2. In transactional analysis, the unit of analysis involving a social stimulus and a response.

transaction

A life event (e.g., graduation, marriage, divorce, criminal act, special award, etc.) which can be used to locate a person in a database.

transaction

The interaction of a person with others, esp. one in which items on an agenda, finances, or ideas are discussed.
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The owner with a relational market orientation focuses on enhancing and building long-term relationships, as opposed to a transactionally oriented owner who is not interested in the social context of the relationship (Woodside, Wilson and Milner, 1990).
In the present longitudinal study, we examine whether marital distress of parents and the emotional adjustment of adolescents and young adults are transactionally related and whether this differs according to adolescent gender and age group.
Some CEOs still just talk transactionally about what it takes to move one 10-pound object from one place to another in the world, independent of a strategic view.
6) Furthermore, the technical means available to provide financial services are themselves open to change, so the system itself must also be adaptable if it is to remain transactionally efficient over time.
Examiners noted that Westamerica Bank's primary business strategy was to serve the needs of small- and middle-market businesses and professionals through the creation of ongoing rather than transactionally based banking arrangements.
The school failure theory (Osher, Woodruff, & Sims, 2002; Post, 1981) asserts that learning, emotional/behavioral, and intellectual disabilities lead either directly to school failure or transactionally to school problems and failure causing negative self-image, which in turn leads to school dropout, suspension, and delinquency.
John and Rochester bear projections of Jane's animus, the former negative, the latter initially ambivalent but ultimately positively transformed; it is equally important to reverse the analysis transactionally, observing that Jane joins Bertha in bearing Rochester's anima-projections (and that they, too, respectively, enact positive and negative roles).
Therefore, meaning and signs in a language classroom are socially introduced, re-enforced, transformed, or modified through social speech and allow for language to be used transactionally between individuals instead of only for purely expressive reasons (Britton, 1970, 1977; Mantero, 2002b).
With solution partners, Xerox will create a document that intelligently routes itself within an enterprise, transactionally outside it, as well as take new forms on demand.
Viewed from certain angles, furtive violence itself is normal and transactionally productive.
I've heard countless stories where a client installs a new ERP system and it either doesn't work or it only works transactionally without providing competitive advantage.

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