strategic interaction

strategic interaction

interaction occurring in situations where one party's gain is the other party's loss, and thus the winning is defined by the losing and vice versa. Decision making in strategic situations may be quite complex, involving not only assessment of the other's knowledge state but also what the other party knows of the first party's knowledge state and likely strategy. GOFFMAN (1969) suggests that strategic interaction is a more commonplace feature of everyday life than is often acknowledged. The concept of social interaction may be effectively described in terms of strategies adopted by parties to the interaction, individual or collective. It avoids the view that interaction is the straightforward outcome of laws, or of rules, both of which tend to miss the openness of interaction. It also avoids the view that interaction is entirely a local accomplishment, and that any characterization of it in general terms is an arbitrary closure. If members can adopt and adapt goals and outline paths to those goals, without being bound to them, or if others can in turn recognize these, and similarly adopt and adapt existing strategies, then the sociologist can do simultaneous justice to choice, creativity and freedom, and, on the other hand, also to cultural patterning. Some of these patterns are obvious-but-unrecognized, but may be rendered strikingly explicit, as in the work of Goffman. They may also be formalized, as in the application of the THEORY OF GAMES.
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Among their topics are using formulaic sequences to measure task performance: the role of working memory, dynamic strategic interaction scenarios: a Vygotskian approach to focusing on meaning and form, task-based language teaching and concept-based instruction, dynamic systems theory and the issue of predictability in task-based language, from social tasks to language development: coping with historicity and subjectivity, and teaching with tasks in primary school English as a Foreign Language classrooms in Vietnam.
This was when Herman Kahn posited his notion of the ladder of escalation, a concept of progress in strategic interaction involving 44 rungs in 7 broad categories ranging from "subcrisis maneuvering" all the way to "civilian central wars.
He asks the question: if war is the continuation of politics, and politics at the ground level is never considered in strategic interaction, why should we be surprised when defeat occurs?
We therefore conclude that the strategic interaction in the Turkish Automobile industry during the 1990s is best characterized by leadership in both price and advertising by Renault with Tofas acting as a follower.
In this process, the victim state is turned meaningless for others as the hegemonic state comes to control all the elements of its economic, political and strategic interaction.
However, despite the immense value of regenerative medicine, there is a lack of consensus and strategic interaction among members of the regenerative medicine community.
First, all three sources of strategic interaction are empirically equivalent in that each predicts that the policy choices of one jurisdiction depend on the choices of other jurisdictions.
We are engaged in establishing strategic partnerships and expanding the scope and depth of our economic and strategic interaction with different countries, groupings and regions.
Other changes include merging the chapters on price-fixing and anti-trust policy regarding collusion, merging the two chapters on advertising, and adding a chapter on strategic interaction as it applies to international competition and strategic trade policies.
Titled "The Diversified Employment of China's Armed Forces," the paper said the Asia-Pacific region has become an increasingly significant stage for world economic development and strategic interaction between major powers.
The model was developed in my earlier study (Ellickson 2007), but is reviewed in some detail here in order to (1) highlight the focal comparative static regarding quality escalation and (2) motivate several new results concerning the nature of strategic interaction.
The development of a streamlined, efficient format built to enhance strategic interaction is among the reasons that NACDS is merging Supply Chain and Logistics, Marketplace, and Pharmacy and Technology into the new Total Store Expo, which will debut in Las Vegas in August 2013.

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