Because a positive relationship exists between students' academic stress and their likelihood to communicate with instructors for the functional, participatory, excuse making and sycophancy
motives (Martin, Cayanus, Weber, & Goodboy, 2006), it is possible a similar relationship exists between student motives, course effort, and course workload.
Contrary to sycophancy
, a chameleon is generally viewed in positive light.
Generally, students will communicate for relational, functional, and participatory motives (and sometimes the excuse-making and sycophancy
motives) when instructors display affirming and competent teaching behaviors and avoid incompetent behaviors.
The North's official media on Thursday accused Lee and his followers of ''making desperate efforts to overturn all the achievements gained in the June 15 era of reunification while seeking sycophancy
toward the U.
It never happened, maybe because the tycoons Gosling hoped would make up the cost had more sense and less sycophancy
Critics of Parkinson's fireside approach to the talkshow interview claim he was reverential to the point of sycophancy
At least they'd stripped the padding off the walls at the conference centre following the Tesco loonfest, but I wish they'd replaced it with something wipe-clean, so sick-making was the sycophancy
At least he has an opinion Matt Chapman is not my cup of tea, but at least he has an opinion - unlike the gut-wrenching sycophancy
As a reward for his boundless sycophancy
, Reed was elevated to superstar status, afforded lavish recording and tour budgets and plum film roles (which he immediately turned to wood), and awarded the Komsomol Lenin Prize.
It was a great discovery for me to hear the three pieces from the ten-part cycle Melodico-contrapuntal studies, in which Moscheles' offered a free and virtuoso treatment of music from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier without slavish sycophancy
to the great Baroque master.
So it's not like I have a natural tendency toward the kind of groveling sycophancy
that surrounds the monarchy often, and I do hate it.
To describe Tony Blair as lacking ego and unaffected by power displays a new level of sycophancy