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nomology

the study of laws - as much those of physics as legal science - or legislations.
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In the third step, nomological validity was tested where the constructs of turnover intentions were examined to conclude whether they relate as expected in the theoretically derived nomological net.
CoreBrand's market-based approach tested highest for reliability , meeting criteria for convergent, nomological and predictive validity.
47) But the nomological elements in global-states do not invalidate the linear sequencings that form those global-states: rather, because global world states and their local constituents are interdependent, the whole "interdependent versus linear" dichotomy is a false dichotomy, easily dismissed by describing interdependence as multi-linear.
Effective Interpersonal Listening in the Personal Selling Environment: Conceptualization, Measurement, and Nomological Validity .
In order to assess nomological validity, a study was designed to examine the relationship between attitude toward disclosures in advertisements and consumer attitude toward advertising.
An ontological archive refers to the historical or physical sense (in Benfer's instance metaphysically) and the latter refers to commandments or laws (a nomological sense).
The study of natural science involves abstraction from empirical reality in order to comprehend universal and general concepts such as laws; these sciences are thereby nomological.
Based on the measurement models, procedures were performed to test nomological validity (analysis of the correlation matrix between constructs); convergent validity (calculation of Average Variance Extracted [AVE] for each construct); discriminant validity (comparison of the average variance extracted for each construct with shared variance--the square of correlation coefficient between all pairs of constructs, as presented on Tables 3 and 4); internal consistency and unidimensionality.
A meta-analytically derived nomological network of procrastination.
Such a predicament will prevail until a strong theoretical foundation helps (1) define the nature of foreignness issues, (2) explicate the constructs included in its nomological network, (3) explain the influence of foreignness on these constructs, and (4) effectively measure this phenomenon.
Mentors" perceptions of negative mentoring experiences: Scale development and nomological validation.
According to Santosa, Wei, and Chan (2005) the nomological validity or explanatory power of the proposed model can be assessed by observing the [R.