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The arrangement of parts or elements in a pattern or form, as:
a. Chemistry The structural arrangement of atoms in a compound or molecule.
b. Computers The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
c. Psychology Gestalt.

con·fig′u·ra′tion·al·ly adv.
con·fig′u·ra′tive, con·fig′u·ra′tion·al adj.
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Adj.1.configurational - of or relating to or characterized by configuration
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Business researchers urge their colleagues to stop using null hypothesis significance tests, multiple regression analysis, and structural equation modeling, and start using configurational modeling.
The proposed development reconfigures a space to provide five leisure apartment units each providing sleeping, living and bathroom accommodation without offering any detrimental changes to the exterior aesthetic, and maintaining the centralised core of the block so as to reduce any configurational structural work.
To map out a research agenda, this paper builds on CC research to offer a configurational framework of institutional distance as a defining feature of the institutional context conditions affecting MNC behavior, involving four key dimensions: coordination, strength, thickness, and resources.
The underlying physics particularly the configurational entropy that explains how favourable this beta-strand state is is not properly understood.
On the first topic of how free Sanskrit word order is, the works cited agree that Sanskrit is a configurational language, i.
Entrepreneurial strategy making and firm performance: tests of contingency and configurational models.
793 [chi square] df P Model 1: Configurational invariance 2915.
To investigate this, we adopt a configurational approach to identify configurations of relationship connectors (i.
Finally, the configurational perspective focuses on the identification of unique patterns of factors that would have a synergistic and superior effect, built theoretically from ideal types (DELERY; DOTY, 1996).
SHRM has four theoretical perspectives--namely (a) the universalist perspective, (b) the configurational perspective, (c) the contingency perspective, and (d) the contextual perspective.

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