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parenting

the manner in which the senior managers of a company manage their subordinate companies or business units. Good parenting in the form of dear goals for business unit managers, monitoring of their performance, appropriate rewards and tight financial controls can improve the performance of these business units. See DIVERSIFICATION.
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* Parental child-rearing behavior scale: This scale was developed to yield six scores.
Housing was the largest child-rearing expense then, as well.
His solution for our more modern child-rearing issues is rather simple: respect and provide them ample opportunity to explore what is real, outside the confines of our technology-based environment; instead of soothing them with screens, let them play and explore the outdoors.
Kohn focused on parental values rather than child-rearing practices as influencing the standards of appropriate behaviours nurtured in their children.
For the year 2013, annual child-rearing expenses per child for a middle-income, two-parent family ranged from $12,800 to $14,970, depending on the age of the child.
It also educates people about definitions, forms, risk factors and consequences of child abuse, and provides insight into developmentally appropriate child-rearing practices.
It reminded me of a child-rearing practice in China I came across in my travels.
It is only relatively recently that some of these traditional child-rearing practices became unfashionable.
Baumrind (1967) describes three types of child-rearing styles--authoritarian, authoritative, and permissive, with the authoritarian being the most closely related to the style employed by a tiger mom.
While holding voices of dissent or caution within the party in check, the party should present detailed proposals to drastically review its dole-out policy measures, including the ending of highway tolls and the income compensation program for farming households, besides the distribution of child-rearing allowances.
For the year 2010, per child annual child-rearing expenses for a middle-income, two-parent family range from $11,880 to $13,830, depending on the age of the child.
The Central Personnel Administration, under the Executive Yuan, reported yesterday that to make an example for the private sector, the government is considering offering flexible working hours for public functionaries, allowing those with child-rearing need to flexibly adjust their office hours, under the principle of 40-hour fixed working time a week.