positive relationship


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positive relationship

the relationship between two variables where an increase in one variable, such as CONSUMPTION, is associated with an increase in another variable, such as INCOME. Compare NEGATIVE OR INVERSE RELATIONSHIP.
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Having an easy to contact Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) has a significantly positive relationship with an individuals experience of cancer care.
She shies away from easy answers and, instead, provides hope and concrete actions to developing a permanent, positive relationship with food.
It was hypothesized that: there is a positive relationship between self-esteem and collective self- esteem; there is negative relationship between collective self-esteem and depression; lack of self esteem and collective self-esteem are predictors of depression.
It works to encourage the individuals or groups to work together in resolving disputes, thus driving a positive relationship between all parties.
Based on the overview of the individual level and organisational level factors identified in the literature overview and reflected in the Denki Ringo questionnaire, the authors assume that the different facets of the innovation climate--commitment, positive relationship, shared view, freedom, idea-support and risk-taking predict individual and organisational level factors--job satisfaction, meaning of work, attitudes toward the firm, powerfulness of the firm in competition with rivals, behaviour of the management.
A significant positive relationship exists between commitment and repurchase/repurchase intent.
Based on the collective results, with the exception of the Leeward District that reported a statistically significant positive relationship, a statistically insignificant positive relationship was noted for the Central District; and a statistically insignificant negative relationship noted for both the Honolulu and the Windward District.
They outline the six elements of schools that promote academic engagement--academic efficacy, self-selected learning goals, behavioral self-control, positive relationships with peers, a positive relationship with a caring adult, and creating a family situation that supports what happens in school--and include suggestions for supporting and promoting resilience in the school library, as well as action research techniques to document changes.
He claimed the incoming US president had pledged action on a range of issues of importance to people in Ireland and said Sinn Fein would seek to build a positive relationship with the Obama administration.
We welcome them to the property and look forward to a long and positive relationship.
Although the positive relationship between family leisure and aspects of family functioning is fairly well established, many scholars (Hawks 1991; Holman & Epperson 1984; Orthner & Mancini 1990) have noted that the nature of the relationship is still poorly understood because of the limited use of sound theoretical frameworks in past studies.
Introducing readers to an intelligent and informed presentation of the difficulties involved in the process of post-secondary schooling for troubled students, Survival Guide For College Students With ADHD Or LD nicely educates its readers on just how to find the most suitable college, how to build a productive and positive relationship with professors, mastering the total utilization of the support and services and accommodations provided, how to select and schedule the desired courses, choosing a major and prospective career, and how to manage time properly in order to get everything done and still have personal time.