prepotency


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the state of being predominant over others

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It is difficult to overestimate the prepotency of change as the principal driving force of contemporary and future organizations, and the necessity of leaders to respond appropriately to the radical changes that are buffeting organizations and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
Lindstrom (1931) published a paper on Prepotency of inbred sires on commercial corn cultivars.
Viewers are given information on Wilde's educated parents, his rearing and early training, his early influences, his prepotency, and his early love of the visual image.
In a variant of Maslow's (1954) prepotency principle, a need has high motivating potential if it is both potent (important to the individual) and unsatisfied.
Maslow's need hierarchy theory proposed that people arrange their needs into a hierarchy of prepotency (Maslow, 1970).
Further, these effects were apparently unrelated to preexisting differences in responsivity to the types of CSs (fear-relevant and fear-irrelevant), or phenomena such as salience or stimulus prepotency (see also Forsyth et al.
The prepotency of the imported blood is seen so prominently as to hide entirely the old foundation, and the herds are essentially Shorthorn and Hereford in character, the former greatly predominating.
The prepotency of the social category "Are wanted by the wife" seems clear (see Table 4).
That study also suggested discrimination against self pollen in competition with outcross pollen; however, discrimination against illegitimate outcross pollen was not detected, leading to speculation that inbreeding effects might account for the observed prepotency of outcross over self pollen (see Barrett 1988; Casper et al.
The findings of this study suggest that efforts to establish the prepotency of institutional versus ecological explanations of organizational survival should not preclude inquiry into the causal consistencies and interactions between these theories' predictions.
The three families who refused donation valued the relation with the health personnel negatively because of its coldness, hardness and prepotency.