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Thus, we would expect that those developing and implementing strategies would develop referents or strategic cohorts with which to compare themselves and which would be influential in determining strategic choices and that those referents might well be from outside the industry.
As alluded to above, it is also clear that other referents exist here, at the very least that of the "sanctity of human life" or the "inviolableness of human life.
In fact, individuals may use multiple referents for comparison purposes depending on the outcome of interest, and referents may also change over time (O'Neill and Mone, 2005).
cognitive breadth and tolerance of different ideas in problem solving) and referent criterion (i.
Stuart Chase says that he applies "the test of operations to statements whose referents are hazy; by asking what, when, where?
in our approach what changes during a given interpreter's lifespan is not his/her referent set U[i] but only the four relations among the (peg-like [12]) referents, listed below, which are called i's internal functions:
Definite NPs can also be used to introduce new discourse referents that have no unique reference or that are not available in the linguistic or extralinguistic context: this is discussed in Section 5.
The experimenter was instructed to avoid procedures other than presenting the names in the presence of their referents.
According to accessibility hierarchy proposed in Gundel, Hedberg, Zacharski 1993, demonstratives point to referents that are activated but not in focus.
It explains why it would be more useful for business research to define Pure and Applied Research in terms of different referents.
The transcripts of their answers were analyzed using an original content analysis method, based on the identification of key referents and the relationships connecting them in the subject's discourse.