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  • adjective Not contingent.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ contingent

Examples

  • If literary texts cannot claim to embody universal or unmediated or noncontingent truth because everything is an artifact of incidental human activity, I cannot see any logically disallowed reason why one such activity could not be the study of literary texts for their posited "literary" qualities conceived as separate from their status as cultural representations, congeries of historical forces, conduits of sociological information, or whatever else works of literature can be considered good for.

    Art and Culture

  • Andy Firoved, CEO of Homeowner's Toolbox, a housing finance company, says there's a lack of noncontingent inventory, or housing that isn't tied up by short sales and foreclosures.

    Some Apartment REITs Still A Good Home For Your Money

  • At the same time, noncontingent punishment was negatively correlated with satisfaction with supervision in these samples.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • The mean correlation was also close to zero between performance and noncontingent reward for eight samples and –.12 between noncontingent punishment and performance.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • Hunt and Schuler (1976); Fulk and Wendler (1982); and Podsakoff, Todor, and Skov (1982) likewise developed and evaluated the Leader Reward and Punishment Questionnaire, which had a total of 23 items to measure both contingent and noncontingent reinforcement by the leader.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • At VMI, noncontingent punishment such as reprimands, extra physical exercise, and assignment of extra duties was counterproductive Arvey, Davis, & Nelson, 1984.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • Schriesheim, Hinken, and Tetrault 1988 corroborated the factorial validity of the four dimensions of contingent reward, noncontingent reward, contingent punishment, and noncontingent punishment with the responses of 176 aircraft controllers and 375 employees of a psychiatric hospital to a questionnaire in which they were asked to describe their supervisors.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • Scales to assess noncontingent reward and noncontingent sanctioning were also added.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • Hunt and Schuler (1976); Fulk and Wendler (1982); and Podsakoff, Todor, and Skov (1982) likewise developed and evaluated the Leader Reward and Punishment Questionnaire, which had a total of 23 items to measure both contingent and noncontingent reinforcement by the leader.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • Similar findings were obtained about the effects of noncontingent punishment on cohesiveness at the U.S. Naval Academy (Roush, 1991) and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (Blake & Rotter, et al, 1993).

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

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