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Question 69

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Discuss the relationship between sex-role stereotyping, self-fulfilling prophesy and glass ceiling effect in the Indian society. (Paper 2 Section B)

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  • Sex-role stereotypes are the shared expectations within a society or social group regarding what is appropriate behaviour for men and women. Stereotypes are fixed beliefs about a particular group of people (e. g. Men are strong; women are caring) and roles are the behaviours individuals show in a particular situation, which are affected …

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Question 70

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Which needs should one be high on to be a successful entrepreneur? Explain on the basis of Maslow՚s Hierarchy of Needs. (Paper 1)

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Maslow՚S Hierarchy of Needs

  • Abraham Maslow explained about human needs on the basis of humanistic perspective.
  • He developed a five-tier model to explain about different human needs in a hierarchical basis.
  • The needs are physiological needs, safety needs, love and belonging, esteem needs and self-actualization. Needs at the basic levels should be met f…

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Question 71

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A young person helped a visually impaired woman to cross the road. He explained his action saying that he has positive attitude towards such persons. Did his attitude determine his behaviour or the behaviour determines his attitude? Explain (Paper 1)

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  • An attitude refers to a set of emotions, beliefs, and behaviours toward a particular object, person, thing, or event. Attitudes are often the result of experience or upbringing, and they can have a powerful influence over behavior.
  • Human behavior refers to the full range of physical and emotional behaviours that humans engage in; biologic…

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Question 72

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What psychological factors act as barriers in the context of women՚s entrepreneurship? How they can be overcome? (Paper 2 Section B)

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Psychological Factors as Barriers of Women՚S Entrepreneurship

  • In the aspect of psychology it involves training for such qualities as: ability to size up a situation quickly and make the right decision; ability to operate in a climate of risk; negotiating skills; ability to solve interpersonal problems; ability to function under pressure; openness an…

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Question 73

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Critically evaluate Noam Chomsky՚s theory of transformational grammar. (Paper 1)

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Noam Chomsky՚S Theory of Transformational Grammar

Transformational-Generative Grammer

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  • Transformational grammar is a device for generating sentences in a language. It generates only the well-formed or grammatically correct sentences of a language since it is meant to create the rules and principles which are in the mind or brain of a native …

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Question 74

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Explain the psychosocial factors demotivating people from small family norms.

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Psychosocial Factors Demotivating People from Small Family Norms

  • The small - family norm connotes control over the number of children. The rate of reproduction and the level of acceptance of family control methods are to a large extent influenced by what people consider as the ideal family size. The size of family effect the quality pf life of human…

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