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Dispositional Immobility: An Analysis of Non-Decisions as Public Policy in Alberta's City-Regions

James Lightbody, Lisa Kline
2016 Social Sciences  
For local governments in city-regions, the term "dispositional immobility" can be applied in situations where the question of municipal restructuring becomes an arena for permanent public policy non-decisions  ...  It is argued that administrative stasis results as dispositional immobility creates tactical political barriers to innovation, and policy inaction becomes a deliberate response.  ...  that, once taken, a decision not to decide is very clearly a policy choice made.  ... 
doi:10.3390/socsci5040054 fatcat:6ay3skd7kvbynilkh7kc7ck5ye

Bargaining and Strategic Voting on Appellate Courts

2021 American Political Science Review  
The equilibrium policy created in the majority opinion generically does not coincide with the ideal policy of the median judge in either the dispositional majority or the bench as a whole.  ...  Many appellate courts and regulatory commissions simultaneously produce case dispositions and rules rationalizing the dispositions. We explore the properties of the American practice for doing this.  ...  In particular, although the median judge is dispositionally pivotal, she may nevertheless vote strategically: the majority disposition need not always coincide with the median judge's more preferred disposition  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0003055421000083 fatcat:nb5n6ssvazedzplybm6phqbwya

Effects of Sex Offender Registration Policies on Juvenile Justice Decision Making

Elizabeth J. Letourneau, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Debajyoti Sinha, Kevin Armstrong
2009 Sexual abuse. A Journal of Research and Treatment  
This study examines effects of sex offender registration policies on juvenile judicial decision making. Prosecutor decisions and disposition outcomes are examined across a 15-year period.  ...  If replicated, the results indicate a need to reform registration policies as applied to juveniles.  ...  The information obtained for the present study included prosecutors' decisions and final disposition outcome.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1079063208328678 pmid:19141629 fatcat:zmgd6hmepfdxtag76e3us45gvi

What practice can learn from theory: The potential impact of disposition decision factors on organisational performance

Amanda Badenhorst
2018 Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management  
Effective disposition decisions can lead to a number of value-adding benefits including economic, environmental and marketing benefits.  ...  developed in this article contributes to new insights and can help organisations to identify different performance improvement areas associated with certain disposition decision factors.  ...  Similarly, organisations should also consider their policies for effective disposition decisions.  ... 
doi:10.4102/jtscm.v12i0.338 fatcat:symqnw3e5zajxlbhfyttqswfgm

"Rethinking" embryo disposition upon divorce

Michael T Flannery
2013 The Journal of contemporary health law and policy  
The Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy Vol.  ...  A legislative policy mandating such agreements may guarantee that decisions regarding disposition upon divorce would rest with the progenitors.  ...  , states may maximize autonomous decision-making, minimize litigation, and afford courts and infertile couples the consistent and predictable resolution for disposition that each deserves.  ... 
pmid:23837262 fatcat:aeexdq7fanhclikxyncgpwm4le

Influence of response shift and disposition on patient-reported outcomes may lead to suboptimal medical decisions: a medical ethics perspective

Iris D. Hartog, Dick L. Willems, Wilbert B. van den Hout, Michael Scherer-Rath, Tom H. Oreel, José P. S. Henriques, Pythia T. Nieuwkerk, Hanneke W. M. van Laarhoven, Mirjam A. G. Sprangers
2019 BMC Medical Ethics  
Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are frequently used for medical decision making, at the levels of both individual patient care and healthcare policy.  ...  Evidence increasingly shows that PROs may be influenced by patients' response shifts (changes in interpretation) and dispositions (stable characteristics).  ...  Healthcare policy decisions We distinguish between two types of healthcare policy decisions that may be affected by response shifts and dispositions.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12910-019-0397-3 pmid:31510994 pmcid:PMC6737596 fatcat:65tmpb645vd7bmho24ld46e7yi

Decision Support Variables for Reverse Logistics

Benjamin T. Hazen, R. Kelly Rainer Jr., Dianne J. Hall
2010 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
The purpose of this study is to discover variables that should be considered in the creation of a strategic knowledge and decision support system for reverse logistics.  ...  Using an inductive literature review process and subsequent content analysis, the authors found seven factors that are relevant to reverse logistics disposition.  ...  Therefore, a firm should work to align this policy (and subsequently its choice of disposition alternative) with its overall strategy.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/HazenRH10 fatcat:2keqsauclnbjlcskupj4oetfzy

The Implementer Disposition of Teacher Certification Policy in Indonesia

Marnih Malkab, Juanda Nawawi, Alimuddin Mahmud, Eko Hadi Sujiono
2015 International Education Studies  
This research aims to examine and analyze the implementers disposition in the implementation of teacher certification policy in Makassar City and to know how is the disposition affects in successful implementation  ...  policy.  ...  He says that without the effective implementation of a decision, policy makers will not succeed.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ies.v8n5p54 fatcat:zetvnfs4vbgrjgrimakr6uib24

Disposition of Frozen Embryos: One Program′s Experience with Contacting Patients about Embryos in Storage

Manisha Apte Sarah H
2015 Journal of Fertilization In Vitro - IVF-Worldwide Reproductive Medicine Genetics & Stem Cell Biology  
We conducted a retrospective study that focused on the disposition of excess embryos produced from ART at a hospital storage facility, and analyzed response rates and embryo decisions made as a result  ...  storage facility protocols that assist in decision-making in effective ways.  ...  Methodology D-H policy on embryo disposition The D-H written policy on frozen embryos includes a multi-step process that begins at the initiation of an ART cycle ( Figure 1 ).  ... 
doi:10.4172/2375-4508.1000157 fatcat:a2gqmav2rjb67jskv7ekgu3tb4

Page 444 of Labor Law Journal Vol. 5, Issue 6 [page]

1954 Labor Law Journal  
June, 1954 ® Labor Law Journal  ...  An analysis of some 158,000 cases handled by the 195] indicated settlement in the following ways criterion cases labor courts in Disposition Per cent \greement 40 Uncontested decision 17 decision 1] Other  ... 

Page 338 of Sage Public Administration Abstracts Vol. 21, Issue 3 [page]

1994 Sage Public Administration Abstracts  
between press coverage and case disposition.  ...  Precisely what is the effect of press coverage on the prosecutor’s decision to try a given case?  ... 

Page 444 of Labor Law Journal Vol. 5, Issue 6 [page]

1954 Labor Law Journal  
June, 1954 ® Labor Law Journal  ...  Any possible gain from such a policy would probably be far outweighed by the dis- advantage that who are to make the decision would have little advance informa- tion regarding the case.”  ... 

Page 86 of The Los Angeles Bar Journal Vol. 27, Issue 3 [page]

1951 The Los Angeles Bar Journal  
As previously noted, a life insurance policy is properly the subject of disposition at the time of divorce.*?  ...  Indeed, the failure to make disposition of the rights in the policy at this time may have serious repercussions later on.* In the absence of disposition by separation agreement, the trial court may fix  ... 

Undergraduate Dispositions and Discipline: Addressing the Strength of Dispositions Policy in Individual University of Maine System Undergraduate Education Programs

Daniel Ross
2014 Studia Edukacyjne  
In this writing, I plan to first explore the basis around which dispositions and discipline policies are crafted.  ...  Ross Daniel, Undergraduate Dispositions and Discipline: Addressing the Strength of Dispositions Policy in Individual University of Maine System Undergraduate Education Programs [Kształcenie dyspozycji  ...  University of Maine University of Maine -Presque Isle University of Maine University of Southern Maine University of Maine Adequate -Policies contain general expectations for dispositions behavior  ... 
doi:10.14746/se.2014.32.22 fatcat:mhxh3p5liva6dde67acg2t4tmi

What do patients want? Expectations and perceptions of IVF clinic information and support regarding frozen embryo disposition

Robert D. Nachtigall, Kirstin Mac Dougall, Matthew Lee, Jennifer Harrington, Gay Becker
2010 Fertility and Sterility  
of their frozen-embryo counseling, storage, and disposition policies and procedures.  ...  Although increasing storage fees motivated disposition decision-making, they could be interpreted as coercive and/or not reflective of actual clinic costs.  ...  decision-making and implications for IVF clinic policies and procedures.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.02.023 pmid:20359706 pmcid:PMC2965265 fatcat:5v2bhbikibaijk4qxj72cf7qbq
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