Answers vary, reflecting a central theme with teaching and learning as I see it, especially in higher education: instructional practices reflect the beliefs, attitudes, and assumptions
that are misunderstood, not validated, and poorly managed will likely lead to havoc.
Here he elaborates on the importance of dispelling organizational and personal assumptions
In this Coach's Corner we'll focus on the Challenge for Thought component and, specifically, how to help people when they make limiting assumptions
that get in their way.
Legal Critical Assumptions
: The Report cites a number of critical assumptions
that relate to competent authority agreements, e.
Although these assumptions
are similar to those usually found in rational expectations macroeconomic models, the FRB/US model uses a more general description of frictions to more closely match the correlations in historical time-series data.
Enlivened by a number of well chosen images, it illuminates not only contemporary assumptions
about the functioning of the body and intellectual systems of disease and therapeutics but also the institutional and social structures within which those assumptions
and systems were transmitted and put into practice.
The amount of assets needed to fund fully the plan was based on assumptions
agreed upon by the parties involved in the determination of the Plan of Reorganization.
If such risks or uncertainties materialize or such assumptions
prove incorrect, the results of HP and its consolidated subsidiaries could differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions
They argue that making mistakes by challenging our assumptions
is necessary for four important reasons.
Insurance ratemaking is informed risk assessments based upon empirical data, observed trends, assumptions
regarding underlying data, and judgment factors.
A corollary conclusion from that first consultation was that modeling can provide a comprehensive, explicit examination of the assumptions
and logic that enter into a decision, in a way that purely verbal reasoning and debate cannot.
In a typical situation, you even may need to print the numerous analyses so you don't lose track of which versions are based on which assumptions
Illustrations 8 and 9 involve a member's reliance on assumptions
about residual value in equipment leasing transactions.
In the September 2001 issue of Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Management ("Ten Money-Losing Assumptions
in Assisted Living: Part 1"), I reviewed ways that information shortfalls, based on unwarranted assumptions
, can lead to financial distress in the typical assisted living project.