author={Charles E. Osgood},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • C. Osgood
  • Published 1 March 1977
  • Psychology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Concern about the development, collection and validation of social indicators has been developing rapidly over the past few years. But this concern has been mainly with indicators of objective culture and with national rather than international indicators, leaving mostly lip-service t o be paid t o the nature and measurement of change in subjective culture. As far as the methodology of generating subjective social indicators is concerned, a t least three major orthogonal dichotomies can be… 

Culture-specific management and the African management movement: Verifying the premises

Lessem's proposals which purport to predict the key differences between black managers and white managers in South Africa have been widely adopted by writers within the African management movement.

Self-Evaluation and Attitudes of Pregnant Women

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Überlegungen zur Wirksamkeitskontrolle von Ombudsmännern

Alle Organe des modernen Daseinsvorsorgestaates westlicher Pragung oder — praziser — alle Subsysteme der parlamentarischen Regierungssysteme in den westlichen Demokratien sehen sich vor die

The Conservation of Insight -Educational Understanding of Bilingualism

  • M. Mead
  • Education
    Teachers College Record: The Voice of Scholarship in Education
  • 1978
Today, when peoples of different academic generations gather to discuss a problem, it is almost routine to say, "Let's not reinvent the wheel," and then follow this with what often appears to others