Business / Human Resources (HR) / Hawthorne Effect: A term produced as a result of an experiment conducted by Elton Mayo whereby he concluded that expressing concern for employees and treating them in a manner that fulfills their basic human needs and wants will ultimately result in better performance.
Effect Noun Synonyms: effectiveness, efficacy, force, power, capacity, potency, influence, impression, impact, clout, punch
Effect Adjective Synonyms: result, consequence, outcome, conclusion, upshot, aftermath, impact
Entertainment / Photography / Kostinsky Effect: Development effect in which dense image points are inclined to move apart, relative to each other, and light image points to move together, relative to each other. This occurs because developer is not MORE
Science / Weather / Lake Effect Snow: Snow showers that are created when cold dry air passes over a large warmer lake, such as one of the Great Lakes, and picks up moisture and heat. MORE
Business / Finance / January Effect: Refers to the historical pattern that stock prices rise in the first few days of January. Studies have suggested this holds only for small-capitalization stocks. In recent years, there is less evidenc MORE
Science / Tides and Currents / Inverse Barometer Effect: The inverse response of sea level to changes in atmospheric pressure. A static reduction of 1.005 mb in atmospheric pressure will cause a stationary rise of 1 cm in sea level. MORE
Business / Finance / International Fisher Effect: States that the interest rate differential between two countries should be an unbiased predictor of the future change in the spot rate. MORE