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generative

of or relating to the production of offspring, parts, etc.
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Male kin relationships: Grandpas, grandsons, and generativity.
For the workers, generativity focused on connections between all generations, to include the current generation in the workforce as well as its predecessors and successors.
But, as two of the teachers said, these distinctions were not fully meaningful--family, religious service, and teaching went together, reflecting a strong service ethic and a spirit of generativity.
In addition to scheduling opportunities for discovery with little or no instruction, we also make generativity more likely by teaching students a reasoning and problem solving routine.
The Relationship between Mid-Life Women's Generativity and Life Events.
Relational spirituality and generativity among seminary students.
Swiss aviator Bertrand Piccard, who's building a plane to fly around the world on solar energy; star designer Stefan Sagmeister; Internet generativity theorist Jonathan Zittrain; biodiversity archivist Cary Fowler; "Shock Doctrine" author Naomi Klein; computer interface wizard John Underkoffler; Emmanuel Jal, former child soldier turned rap star; global crime specialist Misha Glenny; social neuroscientist Rebecca Saxe; astronomer Andrea Ghez; novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; economist Paul Romer; Willard Wigan, who sculpts literally in the eye of a needle; arctic swimmer Lewis Pugh; and European music's rising star Sophie Hunger.
In other words, decreasing want is ultimately less important than increasing generativity, our capacity to contribute to our own flourishing.
Here, in the facticity of demanding work one experiences oneself as a potent source of and the conduit for the generativity of the world substance and its diverse life-forms.
The interviews revealed 10 "signature individual elements" of successful nurse managers -- mission driven, generativity, ardor, identification, boundary clarity, reflection, self-regulation, attunement, change agility, and affirmative framework -- and five "dominant signature aspects of organizational culture" -- learning culture, culture of regard, culture of meaning, generative culture, and culture of excellence.
The generativity and intergenerational nature of social work practice.
This quality, which Zittrain calls generativity, fueled the development of the PC along wildly innovative lines.

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