gradient

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deviation from a particular direction

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a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension

the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal

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Just as businesses have "mystery shoppers" who test the customer relations skills of their staff, we can have "mystery policy breakers" who can help staff practice doing the right thing in a variety of situations where the perceived authority gradient might intimidate them.
Rodney Williams, NCPS project leader for the program, noted: "The training focuses on overcoming various obstacles to effective communication, such individual empowerment, authority gradients, and the failure of clear and explicit information transfer.
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