equifinal


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equifinal

(ˌɛkwɪˈfaɪnəl)
adj
having the same end or result
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Our approach provides empirical evidence that VCs' decision processes can be more comprehensively understood when simultaneously considering multiple factors, and that ideal arrangements and trade-offs between deal characteristics exist that may lead to equifinal outcomes.
In a fundamental sense, Spivak misreads Bhunaveswari's action, blinding in its symbolic fury, and in its forceful and equifinal choice unveiled in her letter or suicide note, as both an act of resistance and autonomy; a willingness to speak by signifying, as does Phephelaphi, through recourse to ritual suicide.
la solucion equifinal era que tanto la condicion A como la condicion (compuesta) BC representan condiciones suficientes.
The analyses indicate that two equifinal paths lead to positive change: a domestic one and one including external incentives as a necessary component.
Bertalanffy claimed that when an open system reaches a steady state, this state is equifinal or independent of the initial condition (von Bertalanffy, 1940a); but there is some weakness in his related model, whose premises already anticipate the results (Pouvreau and Drack, 2007, p.
Thus, consistent with Gresov and Drazin (1997), we posit that when considered in tandem, functional demands and strategic latitude result in four different equifinal situations, each associated with a different form of equifinality (see Figure 1).
La actividad interna al sistema marca asi desde el inicio una diferencia nitida con el medio ambiente, tal como lo refleja el metabolismo: pues no obstante la continua degradacion y regeneracion de las sustancias nutritivas proveedoras de energia, las celulas y el organismo como conjunto se mantienen en estado uniforme o equifinal.
Further, it is also assumed that some patterns or configurations can be equally effective or equifinal (Delery & Doty, 1996; Meyer et al.
For Eisenhardt and Martin, dynamic capabilities are equifinal, and firms can therefore develop them from many starting points and along different paths.
A second, related assumption is that organizational actions are mediated by equifinal processes.
The alternative work and pay systems that are equifinal in producing the form of prosperity a particular society will find acceptable are not limitless.