absorptiveness


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absorptiveness

(əbˈsɔːptɪvnəs)
n
formal the quality of being absorptive
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Taken together, the various complementary points adduced above that offset robotization's potential for productivity-enhancement--namely: the service sector's limited absorptiveness, the lack of evidence about the effects of changing factor prices, the real possibility of an immiserating vicious circle, and the support Schwab and Barrat lend to the technological discontinuity thesis--allow us to draw what Spitzer (2015: 280) in another connection terms an "informal inference": the FO is implausible.
The key indicator for a material's suitability, then, was its absorptiveness. The material also had to control the fluidity of the emulsion; the liquid should not flow out of the sponge when it was not in use, but had to ooze out of it easily when pressed on by a puff.
Hamel (1991) defines organizational receptivity as a partner's learning capacity or absorptiveness. Larsson, Bengtsson, Henriksson, and Sparks (1998) modify Hamel's definition and redefine it as the intent and capacity to absorb the disclosed knowledge.