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an inclination to do something

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a natural inclination

a disposition to behave in a certain way

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The private industry sectors with the highest propensities for workplace suicide were finance and insurance; professional, scientific and technical services; and health care and social assistance.
The more intangible, inseparable, heterogeneous, demand uncertain, complex, and important or sensitive the services were, the fewer the hospital managers and administrators' propensities for outsourcing these services were; the more technological uncertainty, competitive status, and number of alternative suppliers the services had, the higher the hospital managers and administrators' propensities for outsourcing were; the more contact with the final client the services had, the fewer the hospital managers and administrators' propensities for outsourcing these services were; the zero-one rule was applied for drawing matrix to determine the features of the studied services.
These individuals had drives or propensities related to instincts that arose millions of years earlier in the more ancient primates.
In another case] the owner of a domestic animal made a prima facie showing of entitlement to summary judgment as a matter of law by presenting evidence that they lacked knowledge of the dog's propensities, as they demonstrated that their pet dog had never previously been aggressive, growled, bared his teeth, bitten anyone, or exhibited any other signs of viciousness.
General risk propensity measured through the GRP scale is found to be significantly correlated with openness, ambiguity tolerance, and three specific types of risk propensity, namely financial, gambling, and social risk propensities.
Approximately 75% of women in the sample have low and low-to-medium propensities toward a high school pregnancy according to the propensity model without controls for expectations, and almost 85% of the women fall into the low and low-to-medium categories according to the propensity model with controls for expectations.
Chapter 2 considers his account of objectivity in science, and Chapter 3 his treatment of objective propensities in natural philosophy.
Educators should be aware that students with either extremely high or low propensities to trust may encounter difficulties during their team experiences since students with high dispositions to trust may lack a healthy skepticism while those with low dispositions to trust may make team development difficult, slow, or impossible.
Sitkin and Pablo (1992) conclude that decision-makers' risk behavior will be consistent with their risk propensities, and the higher the level of perceived risk, the stronger the association between the two factors.
The district court held that the administrators pleaded sufficient facts to state a claim against the county probation office and probation officers through the state-created danger exception, in their [section] 1983 action under the Fourteenth Amendment, by alleging that the defendants knew that the parolee had violent propensities towards women and that he was romantically involved with a woman whom he later murdered.
001 Table 3 Comparisons of Effectiveness of Modalities, Defined as Abstinence or Reduction in Use and Stratified According to the Propensities of Receiving Treatment in One Modality versus Another Propensity Score Strata N in Modalities (a) Inpatient (INP) versus Outpatient Drug-free (OP) 1 Propensity: [down arrow] INP [N.
As consumers become more aware that we can look at their propensities for inheritable diseases and conditions," said Mr.
NIST staff purchased conventional and modified cigarettes from the market and measured the relative ignition propensities of the two cigarette types using laboratory procedures developed by NIST under the Fire Safe Cigarette Act of 1990 and now being considered as an industry standard by the American Society of Testing and Materials.
What are you doing to help identify campers with propensities toward violent behavior at your camp this summer?