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descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently

(of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens

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Given our broad, behavior-based definition, we identified three features of entrepreneurial behavior for investigation: innovation, proactivity, and risk taking.
Proactivity is an essential component of love and caring.
With the primary intention to change the environment, individuals with high proactivity are willing to develop their careers in every possible way.
For example, entrepreneurial orientation of firms was defined, in 1983, as the exhibition of innovation, risk-taking and proactivity (Miller, 1983).
It is no longer about directing people, as in a classic command-and-control production model, but rather about nurturing proactivity and reactivity to leverage the organisation's brainpower.
A lack of proactivity in this area may lead to a gradual deterioration of the business.
Thus, seven learning disabilities have also been identified, which include passing the blame, inability to see the "big picture," reactivity mistaken for proactivity and skill incompetence.
Focusing on transparency, efficiency, and proactivity in providing customers with a greater feeling of control over their account will also boost the customer experience, she added.
openness, confrontation, trust, authenticity, proactivity, autonomy, collaboration and experimentation and the concept can be considered as a good and progressive way of building an organization [9].
Moving to the lower right quadrant, we see client relationship management and proactivity.
Factors taken into consideration are work performance, attendance, initiative, proactivity and motivation.
El-Taib is also the manager of Radio Tram, an online radio station focusing on the Alexandrian cultural scene that promotes proactivity and volunteerism.
The "active skill set" includes proactivity as well as an achievement orientation, hope, and confidence.
Whatever else was already pencilled in to his diary should have been postponed, yet it has taken him nearly seven months to fit us in to what we can only assume from his lack of proactivity must be a very packed schedule.
CLEVELAND -- Dakota Software, a leading provider of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) and Sustainability management software, today announced that their ProActivity Suite received a stellar score in the Environmental Leader Technology Reviews Program.