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Our aim was to address these gaps in the literature by investigating the relationships among two organization factors, namely, centralization and communication opportunities, and two distinct forms of silence, namely, acquiescent and prosocial silence.
He added: "The risk is if we don't tackle the assumptions that have inflicted such deep injuries on our moral imaginations we will end up going back to 'business as usual' - as many advocating acquiescent fortitude on 'the road to recovery' would like us to do.
Mike Freer MP noted that it is "rather unusual" that the European Union seems exercised about Ukraine being occupied and divided by a military power while being oddly silent and acquiescent to the continuing occupation and division of Cyprus.
They seem unlikely to be so compliant and acquiescent to a law that could cause them to relinquish ownership of their real estate, the only asset universally considered safe and of sound value.
Pinder & Harlos (2001) the earliest form of silence named acquiescent silence which refrain from presenting ideas, information or comments on the submission and consent refers to any situation.
This has happened because certain self serving sections of the government have either become complacent or acquiescent with the channel.
In so much as I had a "type" then (over and above "adoring acquiescent puppy"), physically Barry ticked the boxes.
If at all, she was a silent, passive, if not acquiescent cog in the security apparatus of the repressive dictatorship," he said.
Fully acquiescent with the universally-accepted standard for information security, ISO/IEC 27001, the tool assist businesses correctly identify information security risks and put in place effective controls to reduce them.
Having suffered under therule of the Muslim Brotherhood for a year (let us remember that Morsi used the state apparatus to increase his own powers and "private militias" to violently repress protestors), part of the desperate population became almost inadvertently "welcoming" of and acquiescent to the remnants of the old (pre-revolution) regime, leaving fervent hopes for a new, just and less repressive Egypt still unrealised three years later.
Senator Rabbani has a history of being vocal on the limitations of the army and its role in being acquiescent to the Constitution and the government.
Acting as an acquiescent power, Russia indicated it was not joining Assad's war.