Adaptability


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Adaptability

Design strategy that allows for multiple future uses in a space as needs evolve and change. Adaptable design is considered a sustainable building strategy because it reduces the need for major renovations or tearing down a structure to meet future needs.

adaptability

The capacity of building spaces and elements for being altered or being added to for specific needs, as, for example, to accommodate the needs of persons with and without disabilities.
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Cultural adaptability refers to an individual's willingness, readiness, or even excitement, in interacting with people from different cultural background and adapting to a new environment.
Hall (2002) also noted the importance of engaging in self-reflection for identity growth and increased career adaptability with flexibility and openness to new learning experiences.
Career decision-making self-efficacy and career adaptability. Career decision-making self-efficacy (CDMSE) is defined as an individual's confidence in his/her ability to successfully complete tasks related to career planning and career decisions (Taylor & Betz, 1983).
She calls leaders the "uber levers" in winning die race towards adaptability.
Once a GxE interaction was detected, we used the QR (KOENKER & BASSET, 1978) to characterize the adaptability of 40 black bean cultivars as suggested by BARROSO et al.
Smulders et al., "Improved gait adjustments after gait adaptability training are associated with reduced attentional demands in persons with stroke," Experimental Brain Research, vol.
After an analysis of means, a study of stability and reproductive and vegetative adaptability of the 22 cultivars was performed by means of principal analysis components utilizing the modified centroid method, where the cultivars are classified into seven distinct classes according to the methodology by Rocha et al.
Without comorbidity of current depression, family adaptability to some degree exempted individuals with anger proneness from developing somatic complaints.
Accordingly, this study developed Greenmaster3ho, a new breed of tall fescue whose adaptability to the climate environment has been improved and which is not infected with endophytes.
Through the test of the psychological adaptability of athletes, according to the feedback information, it is an important part of the research on the psychological adaptability of the athletes.
In this context of different conditions, research about team potency (Gully, Incalcaterra, Joshi, & Beaubien, 2002; Jong, Ruyter, & Wetzels, 2005, 2006), interpersonal climate (Ahearne, Mackenzie, Podsakoff, Mathieu, & Lam, 2010; Gil, Rico, Alcover, & Barrasa, 2005; Jong, Ruyter, & Lemmink, 2004), self-efficacy (Cavazotte, Moreno, & Bernardo, 2013; Chen, Casper, & Cortina, 2001; Jong et al., 2006; Wang & Netemeyer, 2002), and adaptability (Griffin & Heskesh, 2005; Predmore & Bonnice, 1994; Pulakos, Arad, Donovan, & Plamondon, 2000; Verbeke, Belschak, Bakker, & Dietz, 2008) have advanced the understanding of team resourcefulness by proposing theoretical and practical implications.