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extrinsic factor

[ek¦strinz·ik ¦fak·tər]
(biochemistry)
vitamin B12
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Organizational characteristics, as extrinsic factor, were measured using the Organizational Characteristics Survey (OCJ; Suh, 2002).
The geographical origin of a wine is a key extrinsic factor in fluencing its consumption.
There were several working definitions that this study utilized: "primary care" was defined as "the entry point into the health system and the place for continuing health care for most people, most of the time" (10); "primary health care physicians" was the workforce that provides primary care in their practices (family and general practitioners, general internists, and general pediatricians); "extrinsic factors" were those originating or acting from the outside, i.e., external; and "intrinsic factors" were those acting from inside, i.e., inherent.
pinniger] rockfish) over the study period (1998-99), during which the ocean environment underwent considerable changes, 2) to examine the relationship in these rockfish species between dietary variation and extrinsic factors: spatial (depth, latitude), temporal (time of day, season, year), and biological (predator type, sex, fish size), and 3) to compare the diets of S.
74) and by "extrinsic factors" or "hygienes" associated with the work environment or "the situation in which [the person] does" (p.
Intrinsic factors that have been shown to affect aggression are size, sex, reproductive state, hunger state, and social experience, while extrinsic factors are status and individual recognition, resource availability, prior residence, and shelter presence.
In contrast, the most frequently cited extrinsic factor - "I like the hours/summer off" - was identified by just 3 percent of the teachers.
Yet, surely it is also an extrinsic factor insofar as it includes the perceptions, goals, skills, and so on of federal as well as state officials.
Another extrinsic factor where courts frequently find coercion is when investigators lead the accused to believe that failure to confess will result in adverse consequences for others.
Sun exposure is the largest extrinsic factor that affects the appearance of hands.
For the Extrinsic Factor component of the PVCT, MSNCB results demonstrated a higher level of positive response for the following statements: "Promotes recognition from employers," "Increases consumer confidence," "Increases salary." These results not only document the comparability of MSNCB and ABNS groups, but also indicate a very favorable extent of agreement across statements for both intrinsic and extrinsic factors for the MSNCB group.
Extrinsic factors like reward and punishment are mostly used, which fail to sustain workers' behavioural change for long periods of time.