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Synonyms for theory

Synonyms for theory

abstract reasoning

a belief used as the basis for action


something taken to be true without proof

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since the mid-1970s as the successor to general systems theory (Cambel,
Stepping back for a moment, even the most ardent proponent must admit that general systems theory and related fields are no panacea, and it is yet to be seen whether the systems approach meaningfully applies at all to the criminal process.
The team member, who represented expertise in human development, has developed and taught an interdisciplinary undergraduate course in general systems theory using the NSM as the main example for application of general systems theory in the clinical setting.
Drawing on general systems theory to forge a new generation of competitive strategy, adaptive tactical systems represent a radically new approach to marketing integration with far more sophistication and creativity than what has been seen before.
John's University) offers an original interdisciplinary model, the Family Health Determinants Model, which is based on the biopsychosocial approach and general systems theory.
Over the past two years, the National Park Service (NPS) Public Health Program (PHP) has been exploring a concept that combines HACCP methodology with an older idea, General Systems Theory.
Using a sophisticated understanding of general systems theory, Naveh describes flaws in the 19th century understanding of war and the development in the 20th century of a military theory based on an appreciation for the complexity and sophistication of modern armies and states.
of New Hampshire) was among the first to apply concepts of general systems theory to sociology.
They cover dimensions of an instructional design knowledge base, general systems theory, communication theory, learning theory, early instructional theory, media theory, conditions-based theory, constructivist design theory, performance improvement theory, and a taxonomy of the instructional design knowledge base.
The author first presents a basic outline of Luhman's communication-based theory of social systems and society, proceeding through discussions of general systems theory, the theory of social systems, the theory of society, and societal structure and semantics.
The models and examples are organized by the five phases of general systems theory and guide readers through reinventing strategic planning, leading enterprise-wide change, strategic human resource management, the systems thinking approach, creating customer value, organization design and delivery, and leadership excellence.
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