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What motivates employees? A comparison of US and Chinese responses

Cynthia D. Fisher, Xue Ya Yuan
1998 International Journal of Human Resource Management  
Chinese employees felt that good wages were most important, followed by good working conditions and personal loyalty from the boss and organization.  ...  Expatriates in the hotel were much less accurate in ranking local subordinate preferences. Implications for motivating and managing Chinese employees are discussed.  ...  Surprisingly, Chinese employees ranked sympathetic help with personal problems as relatively unimportant, in eighth position.  ... 
doi:10.1080/095851998341053 fatcat:xkpkoezernfjrehqtfsakdatgi

Factors influencing consumer decision making for personal care products

Md Salim Hossain, Nasrin Sultana Shila
2020 Dhaka University Journal of Biological Sciences  
Personal care products are part of our everyday life and it is a large industry. It is very important for marketers to know what consumers give importance to when they buy these products.  ...  Primary data were collected from 300 people using a 15 item questionnaire with 5 point Likert scale.  ...  Table 2 shows that specialization (rank 1) and characteristics of products (rank 2) are the most important factor for personal care products. People give them more importance than budget (rank 5).  ... 
doi:10.3329/dujbs.v29i1.46532 fatcat:ajabycrpxzanxgser6bi62karu

Learning to Detect Important People in Unlabelled Images for Semi-Supervised Important People Detection

Fa-Ting Hong, Wei-Hong Li, Wei-Shi Zheng
2020 2020 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)  
However, existing methods rely heavily on supervised learning using large quantities of annotated image samples, which are more costly to collect for important people detection than for individual entity  ...  Our approach iteratively learns to assign pseudo-labels to individuals in un-annotated images and learns to update the important people detection model based on data with both labels and pseudo-labels.  ...  That is, we force a constraint that the importance of the person estimated based on a subset of persons selected by our Ranking sampling should be close to the one estimated from all person detected in  ... 
doi:10.1109/cvpr42600.2020.00420 dblp:conf/cvpr/HongLZ20 fatcat:fkfpt77qsfghbfcnzibkcnkkwa

Learning to Detect Important People in Unlabelled Images for Semi-supervised Important People Detection [article]

Fa-Ting Hong, Wei-Hong Li, Wei-Shi Zheng
2020 arXiv   pre-print
However, existing methods rely heavily on supervised learning using large quantities of annotated image samples, which are more costly to collect for important people detection than for individual entity  ...  Our approach iteratively learns to assign pseudo-labels to individuals in un-annotated images and learns to update the important people detection model based on data with both labels and pseudo-labels.  ...  We feed all detected persons into f θ to estimate the pseudo-labels by Ranking-based Sampling (RankS) according to the ranking and a threshold.  ... 
arXiv:2004.07568v1 fatcat:fpzhs3cxpzbvhedxqsrjr3ghiu

Page 372 of Journal of Child and Family Studies Vol. 5, Issue 3 [page]

1996 Journal of Child and Family Studies  
Females ranked the “Personal Relationship with Staff” as the most important determinant of satisfaction whereas males ranked “Meeting Needs” as most important.  ...  Their sample ranked the staff and service results as the most important, while clinic lo- cation/appointments and the actual building (setting) and waiting time were ranked least important.  ... 

Selection criteria for American Psychological Association-accredited internship programs: A survey of training directors

Shane J. Lopez, Mary E. Oehlert, Rebecca L. Moberly
1996 Professional Psychology: Research and Practice  
Interviews with prospective interns were conducted by 96% of the respondents and were valued as the means of determining the applicant's poise, personality, and likelihood of meshing with a given site.  ...  A representative sample of 115 training directors of American Psychological Association-accredited internship programs was surveyed.  ...  The first part of the survey consisted of a list of selection criteria, with instructions to rank the 10 most important selection criteria in ascending order.  ... 
doi:10.1037//0735-7028.27.5.518 fatcat:32k3c2u2q5hdtplskgx7lthcmq

The Comparison of Content and Dynamic Parameters Personal Value-meaning Systems of Kazakh and Russian Undergraduates

Nailia R. Salikhova, Ayan S. Akhmetova
2016 IEJME-Mathematics Education  
Content specifics demonstrate differences only in the ranking of such values as love and interesting job within the general hierarchy of personal values.  ...  The comparison of content and dynamic parameters of personal value-meaning systems of Kazakh and Russian undergraduates (n=88) has revealed some cultural differences among them.  ...  In general, in the Kazakh sample the divergence of measure of values' importance and availability is less in comparison with the Russian sample in which they disperse more considerably.  ... 
doi:10.29333/iejme/326 fatcat:xyinb2jofvhkrma4ax3urqtv3q

Criteria of Personal, Boys', and Girls' Popularity as Ranked by Greek Adolescents

Nikitas Nikitaras, Nikos Ntoumanis
2003 Perceptual and Motor Skills  
Table 1 1 Frequencies of the most highly ranked criteria of personal popularity in the whole sample.  ...  For same-gender popularity, as with personal popularity, being a good friend was the most highly ranked criterion.  ...  Table 3 Age differences in the frequencies of the most highly ranked criteria of girls' popularity. Sport  ... 
doi:10.2466/pms.2003.97.1.281 pmid:14604051 fatcat:o4ikopomvbaarolaxb4ukwzdsy

Identifying key environmental barriers experienced by persons with mild, moderate, or severe disability in Bankim Health District, Cameroon: a policy-targeted secondary analysis of data obtained with the World Bank and WHO model disability survey

Lindsay Lee, Ferdinand Mou, Alphonse Um Boock, Carolina Fellinghauer, Mirjam Kohls, Alarcos Cieza, Carla Sabariego
2021 Archives of Public Health  
Factors inside one's own home (toilet of the dwelling, and the dwelling itself) were the most important for persons with moderate and severe disability, followed by attitudes of others and issues with  ...  Results The physical environment had by far the highest influence on disability, with transportation, toilet of the dwelling, and the dwelling itself being the most important factors.  ...  Based on the comprehensive information collected with the MDS, we established a ranking of the relative importance of various environmental factors for persons with different levels of disability.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13690-021-00619-y pmid:34099049 fatcat:4flor6pv25f5jiq5yiemakxrmu

Factors That Affect Motivation Among Adult Learners

Thomas M. Green, Chandrika M. Kelso
2011 Journal of College Teaching & Learning (TLC)  
This research presents the results of a survey (N=563) that examined the influence of personal, teacher behavior, and institutional-structural factors on adult students at the second largest private university  ...  Among Business students, 96.7% ranked personal pride as Very Important or Extremely Important.  ...  Similarly, 97.5% of Arts and Sciences students ranked personal pride as Very Important or Extremely Important, while only 85.2% of Education students had those rankings.  ... 
doi:10.19030/tlc.v3i4.1729 fatcat:gch6exm4xvauvjpstp7rnsp4xu

Factors determining extension education as a career

Kumar Ojha Pankaj, Ghadei Kalyan
2015 Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development  
From the responses of the sample, it was found that the role of teachers and counsellors (65%) along with student's personality (52%), self-motivation (60%), aspiration (65%), job opportunities (55%),  ...  The statistical tools like mean, frequency, percentage, rank order, and Chi square test were used for data analysis.  ...  Personality and aspiration were two important factors that were agreed upon by 65 of respondents which was ranked II for its contribution in deciding a career in Extension Education.  ... 
doi:10.5897/jaerd2015.0708 fatcat:xmuwgilinvaatpaadgxg6xv4pe

Employees' assessment of motivation factors

Marinela Teneqexhi, Elda Dollija
2021 Technology transfer innovative solutions in Social Sciences and Humanities  
The focus of this present study was the ranking of factors (assessment of importance) by employees and managers.  ...  Meanwhile, factors that private sector employees evaluate most include: good salaries (10), feeling of being recognized (9), job guarantee (8), and less evaluated are: supervistor's help with personal  ...  The employees ranked the factors "interesting job" and "feeling of being recognized"as the most important, while the factor "supervisor's help with personal issues" was ranked last.  ... 
doi:10.21303/2613-5647.2021.001675 fatcat:uqqv5xeouvdhfnvlxvbgx3kcvu

Healthcare Preferences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth

Neal D. Hoffman, Katherine Freeman, Stephanie Swann
2009 Journal of Adolescent Health  
Our goal was to recruit a sample of LGBTQ youth and to determine their preferences regarding healthcare providers, healthcare settings and the health issues that they consider important to discuss with  ...  As health concerns to discuss with a provider, youth ranked preventive healthcare, nutrition, safe sex, and family as important as common morbidities.  ...  acknowledge Jason Hungerford, Executive Director, Youth Guardian Services for his pro-bono work to transforming the study into a secure on-line questionnaire on the YGS website, an act of generosity consistent with  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.01.009 pmid:19699417 pmcid:PMC2773204 fatcat:skk6eqfbunbm3peibo2h463oxa

The dynamics of value system in 1998 and 2015: Longitudinal research in Latvia

Marina Sokola-Nazarenko, Kristine Martinsone, Sandra Mihailova, Jelena Levina, Karsa Elina, U. Berkis, L. Vilka
2018 SHS Web of Conferences  
Values may change during life because a person obtains new life experience and competencies.  ...  In the past decade, many Latvian psychologists studied people's values and their connections with different factors like cultural, political, social, economic changes and other factors [1-3 and other].  ...  Generally, the present study allows us to conclude that in our specific sample, comparing people's values when they were 16-18 years old and then by the age of 30-33 years old -in adulthood person is reevaluating  ... 
doi:10.1051/shsconf/20185101008 fatcat:fzj34myjyjh73k33sufr5hkyea

Attention-Aware Adversarial Network for Person Re-Identification

Aihong Shen, Huasheng Wang, Junjie Wang, Hongchen Tan, Xiuping Liu, Junjie Cao
2019 Applied Sciences  
Furthermore, an attention assignment mechanism is proposed to enforce that the person re-ID classifier focuses on nearly all important regions of the input person image.  ...  Finally, the attention map is integrated in the attention-aware adversarial network (AAA-Net), which generates high-performance classification results with an adversarial training strategy.  ...  According to the results, the occlusion samples presented diversity. Multiple parts of important regions were occluded for the adversarial process.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9081550 fatcat:zyjat2y3ezbvdo3ogd546u7rsi
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