Jim McCloskey

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The systematic comparison of genomic sequences from different organisms represents a central focus of contemporary genome analysis. Comparative analyses of vertebrate sequences can identify coding and conserved non-coding regions, including regulatory elements, and provide insight into the forces that have rendered modern-day genomes. As a complement to(More)
Thirty-three items originally developed to measure three dimensions of nurses' job satisfaction were subjected to a series of checks designed to determine the number of dimensions being measured and the reliability and validity of the measures of these dimensions. Although the hypothesis of only three dimensions was not supported, the eight interpretable(More)
The analysis has benefited immensely from discussions with, and (often extensive) comments from, the following colleagues: and Wuppertaler Linguistisches Kolloquium. I owe a particular debt to Alan Prince and Paul Smolensky, for their extremely generous contributions to this work, and to Vieri Samek-Lodovici for his invaluable scrutiny of the manuscript.(More)
The interaction of autonomy (control over work activities) and social integration (relationships with co-workers) was investigated in a sample of newly employed nurses in the 6th and 12th month of work. Those nurses with low autonomy and low social integration reported low job satisfaction and work motivation, poor commitment to the organization and less(More)
While recognition for work has been positively related to nurses' job satisfaction in the research literature, specific types of recognition that would be most meaningful have not been identified. In this descriptive survey, 341 randomly selected staff nurses rated the extent of meaningfulness of 38 head nurse recognition behaviors. The most meaningful, in(More)
This paper provides a new analysis of the phenomenon of Long Distance Agreement in HindiUrdu and argues for a dissociation between case and agreement. Long Distance Agreement involves a verb agreeing with a constituent inside the verb’s clausal complement. Long Distance Agreement and Object Agreement in Hindi-Urdu are shown to involve the same structural(More)