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PDPublic Domain
PDPeriod
PDPolice Department
PDPaid
PDProfessional Development
PDPublic Defender
PDPresent-Day
PDPlain Dealer (Cleveland newspaper)
PDPadova (Veneto, Italy)
PDPersonality Disorder
PDParkinson's Disease
PDProperty Damage (insurance)
PDProduct Development
PDPartial Discharge
PDProject Director
PDPosition Description
PDPower Distribution
PDPersonal Development
PDPartito Democratico (Italian: Democratic Party)
PDPerfect Dark (video game)
PDPhotodiode (semiconductor)
PDPanic Disorder
PDProduct Data
PDPeritoneal Dialysis
PDPort Dickson (Negri Sembilan, Malaysia)
PDProject Description
PDPulse Duration
PDPupillary Distance (distance between the centers of rotation of a pair of human eyes)
PDPropagation Delay
PDPositive Displacement (pump type)
PDPalladium
PDPower Down (assembly language directive)
PDPower Dissipation
PDPer Diem
PDPublic Diplomacy
PDPolicy Development
PDPrivate Detective
PDPure Data (programming environment)
PDProgressive Disease
PDParticipatory Design
PDPharmacodynamic
PDPaula Deen (cook)
PDPositive Deviance
PDPartially Depleted
PDParallels Desktop (software)
PDPurchasing Department
PDPalm Desert (California)
PDPuff Daddy
PDProbability of Default
PDPeyronie's Disease
PDProportional Derivative
PDPermitted Development (UK)
PDPorco Dio
PDPotential Difference
PDPermanent Disability
PDPrivatdozent
PDPeriodontal Disease
PDPast Due
PDP. Diddy
PDProximal-Distal (anatomy)
PDPurple Dinosaur
PDProcess Data
PDProcurement Document (various locations)
PDPitch Diameter
PDPaper Dispenser (various companies)
PDPartidul Democrat (Democratic Party, Romania)
PDPost Data (Latin: After the Date)
PDProposed Draft
PDPreliminary Design
PDPurchase Description
PDPower Device
PDPoint of Departure
PDPhase Detector
PDPersonal Discussion (online education)
PDProbability of Detection
PDPhelps Dodge Corporation (Phoenix, AZ)
PDPulse Doppler
PDPanty Dropper
PDPullorum Disease (Chicken Salmonellosis)
PDPrisoner's Dilemma (game theory problem)
PDPlay Dead
PDPersonality Development
PDPresidential directive
PDPoop Deck
PDPostnatal Day
PDPancreatic Duct
PDPrincess Diaries (movie)
PDProtection Domain
PDPowerdrive (drilling)
PDPositive Definite
PDProtocol Discriminator (GPRS LLC-layer address field format)
PDPiledriver (pro wrestling move)
PDProposed Document (review process)
PDPhysical Design
PDPitch Down
PDPokemon Diamond (game)
PDPanzer Division (WWII)
PDPower Divider
PDProblem Determination
PDPhysical Distribution
PDDoctor of Pharmacy (degree)
PDPropulsion Directorate
PDParameter Data
PDPostural Drainage (respiratory physiotherapy)
PDPoint Defense
PDPen Down
PDPen Down (Hyper Logo Turtle graphics command)
PDPower Distributor
PDPhotoelectron Diffraction
PDPoint Detonating (Fuse)
PDPerformance Designs, Inc (Delano, FL)
PDProm Date
PDProcedures Description (US DoD)
PDProgram Document
PDProgram Directive
PDPresidential Decision
PDProgramming Director
PDPrimary Dealer
PDProgram Definition
PDProcurement Department
PDPrimary Doctor
PDProgram Developer
PDPolydypsia
PDDissipated Power
PDPlastic Drum (environmental waste)
PDPass Deflection (football statistics)
PDPeriscope Depth
PDPosition Document
PDPlease Die (gaming)
PDPager Duty
PDPetroleum Division (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
PDPresidential Declaration
PDPresidential Determination
PDPrevent Defense
PDProportional and Derivative
PDPlaneta Deportivo (Spanish: Planet Sports)
PDProbability of Damage
PDPoint Dipole
PDPriority Designator
PDPredicted Difference (breeding)
PDPokemon Dash (cartoon)
PDProgram Directorate (SPAWAR)
PDPeter Doran (Irish musician)
PDPartia Demokratike e Shqipërisë (Democratic Party of Albania)
PDPitch Distance
PDDrift Compensated Parallelogram Pattern (US DoD)
PDPhase Diversity (method for estimating an object as well as optical aberrations from image data)
PDProject Dolphin (GameCube nickname)
PDParty of Democrats (San Marino)
PDPatch Density
PDProgram/Project Development
PDPartition Descriptor (OSTA universal disk format)
PDPlanning Directive
PDPilot's Discretion (aviation)
PDPacketization Delay
PDPlastic Duct (construction)
PDProgeny Difference
PDPartia e Drejtësisë (Justice Party, Kosovo)
PDPrecedence Diagram
PDProfile Descent (aviation)
PDPersonlig Datamaskin (Norwegian)
PDPermeability Distribution
PDPilot Dogs
PDPre-Distorter
PDPopulation Density/Distribution
PDPiss Drunks (band)
PDPlanetDescent (website devoted to Descent video game)
PDPhase Directed
PDPhoto Diode Detector
PDProduct Directorate
PDProcurement Demand
PDPathogen Density
PDProgram Directorates
PDPeople's Drama
PDPartial Despreading
PDPalmtop Device
PDPhase Change Dual-Layer (optical media format)
PDPost-Design Studio (Russia)
PDPlanarization Distance
PDPeel Deveined (shrimp)
PDPrime Dictate (edict of law issued by a prime minister)
PDPast Decay
PDPistol Detail (USMC)
PDPlacename Database
PDProgressive Demokraten
PDPURiTY-DivX (EFnet mirc channel)
PDProgram Director/ate
PDProject Directive/Director
PDPhotonics Reference Distributor
PDPrecipitation Drain
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Pascale and Sternin (2010) further assert that the principles of positive deviance comprises of the following;
Similarly, Pascale et al.'s (2010) concept of "positive deviance" claims an individual's ability to react effectively to difficult situations is rooted in learning from experiences rather than theory.
We explore the resilience of Mexican immigrant women and highlight factors associated with this trait using a positive deviance (PD) approach.
Applications of positive deviance theory to childhood malnutrition are well established [14, 15]; however, applications to address childhood obesity are very limited.
Finally, three measures of positive deviance were associated with delivery care: Women had elevated odds of having received delivery care if they were positively deviant on measures of husband's employment (1.3), violence justification (4.8) and exposure to family planning messages (1.6).
A Positive Deviance Hearth intervention is a home and neighborhood-based nutrition program for children who are at risk for protein-energy malnutrition in developing countries.
A prominent kind of nonnovel social innovation is captured in the concept of positive deviance. Although "deviance" normally has a negative connotation, positive defiance refers to the presence of extraordinarily good outcomes at one end of a normal distribution of behaviors.
Os descritores utilizados para a busca foram: positive deviance, desvio positivo, positive deviance inquiry e positive deviants.
However, theoretical advances in positive organizational scholarship (e.g., Spreitzer & Sonenshein, 2004), sociological views of positive deviance (Heckert & Heckert, 2002), and the perspective of anomie-induced creative deviance (Mainemelis, 2010) allow for a more comprehensive perspective suggesting that deviant adaptation to anomie can be positive and creative as well as negative and socially disapproved.
Tracy had not met anyone with my opinions and was interested in Professor Singhal's use of Positive Deviance for social change.
Experimentation and positive deviance should be encouraged.