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The impact of ambiguity on election outcomes

The impact of ambiguity on election outcomes

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Theresa Marchant-Shapiro.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 92/601 (J)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationvii, 124 leaves
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1388212M
LC Control Number92955342

The pervasive use of ambiguity in campaigns fits with our experimental finding that ambiguity can be a winning strategy, especially in partisan elections. View Show abstract.   T he Bihar assembly election marks the beginning of an era in which digital campaigns will become central to Indian elections. With stringent guidelines issued by the Election Commission of India in light of the coronavirus pandemic, physical campaigning will have a limited impact in swinging the electoral outcome.

The idea that billionaires, united in their preferences, could control election outcomes by controlling the flow of money to candidates only works if they mostly agree on who the best candidates are and the direction of the country. At least in , there is little or no agreement among the donor class about the "best" candidates.   Ambiguity (pronounced am-big-YOU-it-tee) is the presence of two or more possible meanings in a single passage. The word comes from a Latin term which means, "wandering about" and the adjective form of the word is ambiguous. Other terms used for ambiguity are amphibologia, amphibolia, and semantic ambiguity.. In addition, ambiguity is sometimes regarded as a fallacy .

  The presidential election is already picking up speed as new candidates join the race and set out on their campaigns. Over the past decade, political discussions have migrated from water. 1. Elections socialize and institutionalize political activity, making it possible for most political participation to be peacefully channeled through the electoral process. Because elections provide regular access to political power, leaders can be replaced without being .


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If you focus on general elections, he said, your view is going to be obscured by the fact that 80 to 90 percent of congressional races have outcomes that are effectively predetermined by the.

Good bosses are supposed to know that ambiguity, or uncertainty about the meaning of something, is toxic. Ambiguity is confusion. Ambiguity leads to stress and can even create chaos. At best, it should be grudgingly "tolerated." It really ought to be "handled," "lessened" or "dealt with." Robert W.

Eichinger, an executive with leading corporate. The Economy May Be Losing Its Impact On Presidential Elections Conventional wisdom (and some logic) says that a bad economy will hurt President Trump in November. But growing polarization may be Author: Danielle Kurtzleben. The Ambiguity Effect is a term that refers to our natural fear of the unknown.

So, how did this apply to the psychology of sales, and how could it hurt your business. Read on. Get this from a library. The impact of federal spending on House election outcomes.

[Steven D Levitt; James M Snyder; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: While it is widely believed by academics, politicians, and the popular press that incumbent congressmen are rewarded by the electorate for bringing federal dollars to their district, the.

Robert Epstein on Google's ability to affect the outcome of elections. Senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology Dr. Robert Epstein joins. This means that as the presidential election goes forward, posts will be posted, and tweets will be tweeted.

And because of the pandemic, social media will play some role in the outcome. The Kennedy-Nixon debates not only had a major impact on the election’s outcome, but ushered in a new era in which crafting a public image and taking advantage of.

Dealing with ambiguity is a competency quickly pushing its way up on the list of most wanted executive competencies, while simultaneously working its way down as a vital survival skill down the organization chart.

Here are 7 surefire ways to help your team deal with ambiguity more effectively. The study sought to investigate the causes and effects of role ambiguity as perceived by human resource management practitioners. A quantitative design was used. One hundred and thirty (61 male, 69 female) participants responded to a questionnaire on causes and effects of role ambiguity.

Descriptive statistics were used to analyse data. Political elections, especially presidential elections have many variables that influence the voters when they go to the polls.

Many researchers use various methods to figure out all the possible outcomes of the election and what the voters are looking for in a particular year. After establishing an individual preference for ambiguity, we turn to the aggregate impact of this behavior on policy outcomes.

We incorporate context-dependent voting into a formal model of electoral competition with policy ambiguity and explore the incentives faced by strategic candidates. Television swept the nation during the s, with the number of sets increasing from one million in to fifty million ten years later.

This phenomenal growth marked a new era in communications, one that many believed would change politics dramatically. Ina White House communication. In our new book, we analyzed state-level election returns from and individual-level survey data from to determine whether.

where a and c are binary {0, 1} variables identifying the ambiguity versus risk and conflict versus ambiguity pairs, respectively, and d = 1 for the outcome-elaborated condition and 0 for the summarized-description dependent variable is the probability of hiring the experts from Bequest B, which is the ambiguous case for the ambiguity-risk pair, and the conflictive case for the.

present, then increasing levels of ambiguity are going to create an increasingly dysfunctional and counterproductive environment for the role incumbent. In evaluating the curvilinear impact of role ambiguity, however, Singh () concludes that beyond a certain point (i.e.

the intermediate level). An election worker, wearing gloves and a face mask, walks inside a Miami polling station during the Florida primary election on Ma CHANDAN KHANNA Getty Images How do I. To see what impact jobs and the economy had on the election, we'll consider two important economic indicators: the growth rate of real GNP (the economy) and the unemployment rate (jobs).We'll compare the two-year vs.

the four-year and previous four-year performance of those variables in order to compare how "Jobs & The Economy" performed during the incumbent's presidency and. entries "ambiguity" and "ambiguous" within the legal reference work, Words and Phrases The words "ambiguous" and "ambiguity" are often used to denote simple lack of clarity in language "Ambiguous" means doubtful and uncertain 10 (, E.D.

) 11 Section (b)(6) 12 ICC. et al., ). Role ambiguity can be understood in terms of the outcome expected from individuals and the clarity of the behavioural requirements that need to be fulfilled to meet those outcomes, such as which behaviours are considered to be appropriate (Rizzo, House, & Lirtzman, ).

Role ambiguity is. There is no question that this book contains explosive revelations that could well have an impact on the election. It is so hard-hitting that I wonder if Bolton deliberately intends to aid Joe.A widely held belief concerning democratic elections is that the votes of many individuals are influenced by their assessments of the competing candidates’ personalities and other personal characteristics and that, as a consequence, the outcomes of entire democratic elections are often decided by ‘personality factors’ of this type.t/f There is considerable evidence that the presidential debates had an impact on the outcome of the election.

F - there was little evidence. t/f In Ronald Reagan slipped by suggesting trees can cause pollution. T. t/f most of the money for congressional campaigns .