THEORY X AND Y

two different forms of managerial philosophy: Theory X employers presume that employees are passive, lazy, and driven only by financial gains and security, whereas...

RESTRICTED AFFECT

Subdued spectrum or force of emotional expression. See also: flat affect.

GUILFORD-ZIMMERMAN TEMPERAMENT SURVEY (GZTS)

Measures 10 traits of personality: ascendance, sociability, friendliness, thoughtfulness, personal relations, masculinity, objectivity, general activity, restraint and emotional stability. 300 descriptive statements respond by...

INTERPERSONAL PROCESS RECALL (IPR)

Method used to understand the process of psychotherapy and to train therapists and counsellors. Uses taping counselling and psychotherapy sessions that are later analysed...

PREOCCUPATION

noun. In a place of being lost in one's thoughts and self-absorbed, that spans from temporary absent-mindedness to an indication of schizophrenia wherein the...

LIFE SPACE

a representation of the factors affecting an individuals life. These factors include environmental, biological, social and psychological factors which can they define the individuals...

RATIONALIZATION

An explanation in which apparently logical reasons are given to justify unacceptable behavior. In psychoanalytical theory, such an outlook is regarded as a defense...

KIRTON ADAPTION-INNOVATION INVENTORY (KAI)

It is designed to measure creativity, cognitive style and the degree to which individuals are adaptive, innovative or a range of both in their...

EMPIRICAL TEST

Testing a hypothesis with experiments.

SELF-DISCLOSURE

where we will give over information about ourselves to other people. It can increase rapport and trust between people. To expose one's own self...

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