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Affiliate

Relationship between two companies when one company owns substantial interest, but less than a majority of the voting stock of another company, or when two companies are both subsidiaries of a third company. See: Subsidiaries, parent company.

Affiliate

1. A company that owns a minority interest in another company. This gives the first company a degree of control over the second, but not enough to make it a full-fledged subsidiary.

2. One of two companies that have a structural relationship with each other. For example, both companies may be subsidiaries of the same parent company.

affiliate

An organization that is related to another organization through some type of control or ownership. For example, a U.S.-based company may have a foreign affiliate that handles overseas sales.
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As a consequence, the evaluation of OT with relation to positive social behavior, such as maternal and affiliative behavior, may contribute greatly towards improving the welfare and fitness of farm animals.
We could, perhaps, see the setting up of an idealized refugee such as Alem as an attempt to create an affiliative space that could advance the place of the refugee in the general discourse.
Within each of them, we compared the total manifestation of affiliative and agonistic behaviours, as well as the rate of each behavioural category via Goodman's proportion test, which considers the dependence between variables (Goodman, 1965).
For Said, this affiliative tendency of Eliot's later work functions as a contrasting case that clarifies the ideal of secular critique the essay defends.
When introducing the self-evaluative component in the humor and well-being equation data showed that greater recognition of positive self-evaluative standards causes a higher use of affiliative humor which in turn causes higher levels of social self-esteem and lower levels of depression.
Addressing the gender implications of a male artist making this history visible, Hirsch provides a positive interpretation: "[T]his particular image enables us to envision mother/daughter transmission not as an identity position, but as an affiliative space of remembrance, available to other subjects external to the immediate family.
The prevalence of visitors-oriented behaviors like affiliative and aggressive behaviours was observed in all Chimps.
But Yokoo's irony does not perform that kind of separation--it can be better understood as an affiliative maneuver that draws him closer to his subject and to his audience.
The Interpersonal Orientation Scale was utilized as well (IOS; Hill, 1987), assessing affiliative attitudes and behaviors (including emotional support and positive stimulation).
These affiliative tendencies indicate inclination of men towards conflict resolution (Exline, 1962) and their adoption of conflict management styles (Ahmad, 2007) more than the females.
Certainly, the relationship between clinicians and clients requires engagement and affiliative behavior, but it also requires that each party feels free to acknowledge and address ruptures in the therapeutic relationship.