Unlike other perspectives that view task completion as the primary indicator of organizational gratification
(see McGrath, 1991), the present conceptualization focuses upon the electronic exchange of messages that bind organizational relationships (Dawley & Anthony, 2003).
We look at Lazarsfeld's Two-step Flow; Roger's Diffusion of Innovation; Katz, Blumler and Gurevitch Uses and Gratification
, and Noelle-Neumann's Spiral of Silence and the research that is performed in conjunction with new media currently.
The newspaper stated that he was charged that on August 7 2008 in the premises of Clear Vision in The Arcade, Knottingley, 'being a person of 18 or over for the purposes of obtaining sexual gratification
, intentionally engaged in sexual activity where he could have been observed by a child aged 14, knowing or believing that the child was or intending that the child should be aware that he was engaging in that activity'.
Academic delay of gratification
refers to students' postponement of immediately available opportunities to satisfy impulses in favor of pursuing academic goals.
In adulthood, the ability to delay gratification
was found to reduce the negative effects (e.
Although much research has been conducted assessing teachers' effectiveness in imparting knowledge (Marsh, 2007; McKeachie, 1997), very little work has been done to examine the association between teaching and course effectiveness and learners' willingness to delay gratification
to secure mastering of class material and task completion.
1 : the act of giving pleasure or satisfaction to : the state of being pleased or satisfied <She expects immediate gratification
of her desires.
Uses and Gratification
Theory presupposes prior adoption of an innovation and concerns itself with the individual user's motivations to continue the use of that technology (Ruggiero, 2000; Stafford, Stafford & Schkade, 2004).
Male Caucasian reported a higher tendency to delay gratification
and self-efficacy beliefs than female minority students.
A pervert paramedic made explicit phone calls to women for his own sexual gratification
- after pretending he was carrying out a survey for a clothing company.
There's definitely a lot of gratification
(with this win).
The modern generation is obsessed with instant gratification
They are the next "great" generation, according to demographers, who have warned all who have gone before that members of this up-and-coming group are entering college and the workforce expecting instant gratification
and the ability to make a difference before paying their dues.
The social acceptance of a lifestyle based on instant gratification
leads not only to abortion and infanticide but also to suicide and euthanasia.
The Weekend Diet: The 48 Hour Detoxification And Weight Loss Routine That Yields Immediate Gratification
by certified fitness trainer Julian Jackson is an informative analysis of the bodily constructs that enable better men and women to achieve a more permanent weight loss.