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typology

 [ti-pol´ah-je]
the study of types; the science of classifying, as bacteria, according to type.
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Development and application of strategic typologies have emerged as an important research area in strategic management.
Directly following from this definition are a number of advantages that make typologies a viable, if not a necessary, tool "that helps to arrange the observable empirical 'mess' in more ordered, transparent and therefore comprehensible manner" (van Kersberger and Vis, 2015, p.
Narcissistic behavior can occur from extreme behaviors within the paranoid, obsessive-compulsive and the attention-seeking (Dramatic) typologies or it can occur as a psychological response to the need to manage self-esteem.
To demonstrate how diverse social engagement is, the two largest typologies in the social engagement universe exhibit completely different characteristics.
of Alaska, Fairbanks) analyzes the practicality and reliability of models used by four groups of investigators to classify lust murder, the utility of their typologies for homicide investigators, and the models' similarities and differences as seen in three case studies: Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and Dennis Rader.
The result provides a fresh angle to understand similarities and differences among four-year undergraduate colleges and universities, shifting away from previous institutional typologies, such as those based on institutional mission, resources, or reputation.
Also, the article suggest the adoption of pertinent typologies that should observe the differences, in the culture and norms of the different societies in which FGM is practiced.
"Criminal Behavior: Theories, Typologies and Criminal Justice," released this month by Sage Publications (Thousand Oaks, CA), is designed to be a core textbook that provides an interdisciplinary overview of criminal behavior.
After much debate, these early scarab typologies were deemed inadequate for dating purposes in the 1990's.
* Existing multinational subsidiary typologies tend to be derived from strategy types, rather than from examining the subsidiaries themselves.
In the first book, Designing Cities, by the same publishers, Cuthbert grouped a list of essential readings from both old and new related disciplines into 10 sections: Theory; History; Philosophy; Politics; Culture; Gender; Environment; Aesthetics; Typologies, and Pragmatics.