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nomology

the study of laws - as much those of physics as legal science - or legislations.
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However, from a radical behaviorist standpoint there is at least one mental concept that holds a relevant role in our nomological explanations of behavior: the concept of thought (covert events occurring "under the skin") (Skinner, 1974).
These findings support the general conclusion that the Mach-BR scale has high nomological validity; the findings support a symmetric based theory that stockbrokers with high Mach-BR scores have high sales performances and stockbrokers with low Mach-BR scores have low sales performances.
Another interesting research avenue would be to consider whether credit score is a mediator in this nomological network.
While construct selection was based on findings from studies of work-family balance in adulthood and on their consequentialness in the lives of emerging adults, the nomological network of individual and relational role balance will ideally need to be extended by investigating relationships between role balance and other related constructs (e.
Evidence of nomological validity has been established by correlating the four aforementioned dimensions of life satisfaction (one general and three temporal) with the two dimensions of social support, confidential and affective support, constructs with which life satisfaction has been clearly connected in the literature.
Thus, I posit that more studies are necessary for the expansion of the constructs' current nomological networks, particularly at individual within-team and team levels.
Lam, Shankar, and Murthy's (2004) results indicate that the two loyalty dimensions behave differently with regard to their linkages with their antecedents (satisfaction, value and switching costs), thus providing support for the nomological validity of treating customer loyalty as a two-dimensional construct.
This is at least a nomological impossibility since the attribute and mechanism leading to bankruptcy gets to have meaning only in the context of a nonzero fund.
To provide a better nomological understanding of the effects of internal and external SCI on firm performances, recent studies have incorporated mediators and moderators in their analyses.
Importantly, my fleshing out the K[rho][tau] accessibility relations in no way depends on conceivability or other nomological notions.
To run the CFA, the three-factor model validated in study 1 was used, and to assess the nomological validity, the WBW scale validated in study 1 and confirmed through the CFA was used as a measure for the perceptions of well-being at work.