Cecily D Cooper

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Two studies were conducted to examine the implications of an apology versus a denial for repairing trust after an alleged violation. Results reveal that trust was repaired more successfully when mistrusted parties (a) apologized for violations concerning matters of competence but denied culpability for violations concerning matters of integrity, and (b) had(More)
Prior research on responses to trust violations has focused primarily on the effects of apology and denial. The authors extended this research by studying another type of verbal response that is often used to respond to trust violations but has not been considered in the trust literature: reticence. An accused party may use reticence in a sincere and even(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the attitudes of general practitioners (GPs) to varicella disease and varicella vaccine. METHODS A cross-sectional questionnaire was mailed to GPs in Fairfield (located in the south-western suburbs of Sydney, NSW, Australia) to identify attitudes about varicella vaccine, previous experience with varicella disease and the(More)
Building on decades of research on the proactivity of individual performers, this study integrates research on goal setting and trust in leadership to examine manager proactivity and business unit sales performance in one of the largest sales organizations in the United States. Results of a moderated-mediation model suggest that proactive senior managers(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate genetic influences on the development and progression of tears of the rotator cuff. From a group of siblings of patients with a tear of the rotator cuff and of controls studied five years earlier, we determined the prevalence of tears of the rotator cuff with and without associated symptoms using ultrasound and the(More)
Previous distance-related theories and concepts (e.g., social distance) have failed to address the sometimes wide disparity in perceptions between leaders and the teams they lead. Drawing from the extensive literature on teams, leadership, and cognitive models of social information processing, the authors develop the concept of leader-team perceptual(More)
The Xiao-Kellman catastrophe map, for the classification of classical periodic orbits of the standard 2:1 Fermi resonance Hamiltonian is extended to species with finite vibrational angular momentum. The influence of the classical periodic orbit structure on different organizations of the quantum mechanical eigenvalues, in the four regions of the map, is(More)
OBJECTIVE Recognition of the cost of injuries sustained in playgrounds has led to the development of Australian/New Zealand Standards for playground safety. This study assesses compliance of public playgrounds in South Western Sydney with the current Standards. METHODS Playgrounds in South Western Sydney were randomly audited for compliance with(More)
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