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Synonyms for favourableness

the quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome

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"When ad recipients lack much interest in an ad and therefore expend minimal mental resources processing it, the favourableness of their response to the ad depends primarily on the favourableness of the ad's emotional appeal," the authors said.
Social categorization and group homogeneity: Changes in the perceived applicability of stereotype content as a function of comparative content and trait favourableness. British Journal of Social Psychology, 34, 139-160.
Self-attribution, sun-sign traits, and the alleged role of favourableness as a moderator variable: long-term effect or artefact?
favourableness' is here defined according to the Least Preferred Coworkers Model (LPC Model) as: The three elements of leader-member relations, Task structure and power positions.
The same pattern was found for the favourableness of the general attitude towards both groups.
With a sample of undergraduates, York (1966) found a correlation of .98 between the scale values obtained by Thurstone and ratings of favourableness of items towards capital punishment, showing that the meaning of the items was stable over time.
The findings in Tables 3 and 4 indicate that a sizeable percentage of single young Canadian women report relatively low levels of familiarity and favourableness toward methods of contraception such as the "morning after" pill, the female condom, and injectable contraception, that might be particularly suitable for some women of their age and marital status.
This perspective suggests that interest in maintaining ongoing social relationships supersedes (at times) one's concern with the favourableness of current outcomes.
* the relative favourableness of the situation: Fiedler[10] suggests that individual and group performance will be dependent on the leader adopting a style of leadership that is most appropriate to what Fiedler describes as "the relative favourableness" of the situation.
Developed by Fielder (1967), the contingency model of leadership effectiveness postulates that performance is dependent on the interaction between leadership style and situational favourableness. However, this is not to say that "anything goes".