Of consequence


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of importance, value, or influence.

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One of the most useful aspects of consequence analysis is its ability to convince senior executives to protect areas of highest exposure.
DOD lacks an internal consensus on the scope and nature of its consequence management role and the relationship of consequence management to other missions and responsibilities.
The importance of consequence perception to STD prevention is emphasized by the theory of reasoned action (Ajzen & Fishbein, 1980; Fishbein & Ajzen, 1975; Fishbein & Middlestadt, 1989; Fisher & Fisher, 1992) and by the health belief model (Becker & Joseph, 1988).
In her final chapters, she further broadens her theme, considering how we can use the science of consequences to address environmental and other global issues.
However, as the specific aims of this study did not include the analysis of the role of verbal behavior in the selection and evolution of cultural practices, further studies that focus specifically on the role of verbal behavior in the maintenance of interlocks by different types of consequences would provide more conclusive insights into this question.
They used Cochran's Q test to assess differences over time in adolescents' reports of consequences of not having sex, and logistic regression to determine whether reports of consequences were associated with gender and sexual experience.
With no formal system of consequences in place, Sarah will actually be getting negative consequences by being on time--she has to handle more calls and workload is heavier because someone is missing.
Based on the social influence model of prevention, the Project ALERT curriculum synthesizes three theories of behavioral change: (a) the health belief model, which focuses on cognitive factors such as seriousness of consequences that motivate healthy behavior (Becker, 1974; Rosenstock, Strecher, & Becker, 1988); (b) the social learning model, which emphasizes social norms and significant others as key determinants of behavior (Bandura, 1985); and (c) the self-efficacy theory of behavior change, which views the belief that one can accomplish a task as essential to effective action (Bandura, 1977).