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The purpose of this research was to investigate the relationship between employees' perceptions of their immediate supervisors' relations-oriented and task-oriented leadership behaviors and different types of organizational commitment. Bass & Avolio's (1995) Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ Form 5X) was used to measure relations-oriented and(More)
Increased uric acid levels have been implicated in the pathogenesis of metabolic syndrome. To examine the mechanisms by which this occurs, we hypothesized that an increase in heme oxygenase 1, a potent antioxidant gene, will decrease uric acid levels and adipocyte dysfunction via suppression of ROS and xanthine oxidase (XO) levels. We examined the effect of(More)
A study of the food input and food waste from 38 catering establishments varying from hospital and school meals to hotels and commercial restaurants has shown that on average 46 per cent of the dietary energy of the food consumed was derived from fat. Moreover, a strong positive correlation (P less than 0.001) was found between the percentage energy derived(More)
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