Category Archives: Volume 46 • No. 3/4 • 2009

Disvelopment: A New Definition

Joel C. Snell Kirkwood College R. Gary Dean Creighton University Introduction The authors would like to introduce a new word. It is disvelopment. It means that a nation or business or organization is in a downward spiral, just the reverse … Continue reading

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Counseling Psychology: Teaching The Theories Experientially

Ami Rokach, Ph.D. The Center for Academic Studies Or-Yehuda, Israel Sonya Wanklyn, B.A. & Amanda Youssef, B.A. This article is a look at a unique Psychology of Counseling course, taught at York University, in Toronto, Canada. The course, which includes … Continue reading

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Age Differences In Irrational Beliefs, Self-Efficacy and Self-Confidence Of Adolescents In A Nigerian Secondary School

Nnenna A. Ndika, Funmi Olagbaiye PhD, & Ibi Agiobu-Kemmer PhD Department of Psychology University of Lagos This study investigated age differences in irrational beliefs, self-efficacy and self-confidence of some adolescents in a secondary school in Lagos, Nigeria. The study also … Continue reading

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Best Practices Of Credit Union CEOs In Four Major Countries: A Recipe For Financial Survival In Turbulent Times

Richard Miller, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Psychology Western Kentucky University and Board Chair, Service One Credit Union Bowling Green, Kentucky Bobby McVeigh Director, Credit Union Central of Canada Denise Mamaril, MBA CFO, Headsprouts, Inc. Joseph P. Cangemi, Ed.D. Professor Emeritus … Continue reading

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Evidence of Systematic Malfeasance and Plutocracy In The State of Illinois Unemployment Appeals Process

M.L. Snyder Henry County, IL Annual Decisions of the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) Appeals Referees, concerning unemployment insurance appeals for claimants and employers, were compared over a 15 year period. The results were statistically significant in favor of … Continue reading

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Explaining the Importance of Statistical Variance For Undergraduate Students

Walter R. Schumm Kansas State University Kathy R. Bosch University of Nebraska Arthur W. Doolittle Highland Community College While many psychology and education undergraduate students appear to understand the concept of measures of central tendency (i.e., means and medians), many … Continue reading

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