Dickens and Moral Judgment

In Great Expectations, Dickens illustrates human nature as he chronicles the development of a young boy, Pip, from a commoner into a gentleman. The story begins with the boy at a very young age, living in the care of his older sister and her down-to-earth husband Joe. This memory includes his meeting with an escaped […]

The Economics of Women Men and Work Three Chapters in Focus

The traditional form of a family is a marriage between the opposite gender and having their own children. The family is tied-up by marriage and blood (Corbett 3). The concern of the third chapter is to analyze and study the family as an economic unit which is not limited to the neoclassical model of a […]

The Main Aspects of the Special Education

In the United States, children with a disability receive protection by federal laws, which make sure that they are admitted to appropriate public schools free of charge.Under the federal laws, among other laws that protect the children with a disability, the two most vital laws are. section 504 and individuals with disabilities education act (IDEA). […]

Teacher Readiness Student Achievement and Praxis Scores

In fact, the National Commission on Excellence in Education (1983) has utilized test scores to indicate that the United States was losing its worldwide leadership position, which resulted in the focus of educational reform in the realm of politics.Given such a focus on testing for screening and accrediting teacher candidates, the present study intends to […]

Graduate Student Services

This theory is tested by a review of the literature of the goals of graduate students and the difficulties they have in meeting those goals and how graduate students are required to respond to and identify those difficulties. The researcher also conducted a survey in which approximately five thousand six hundred students were participants. The […]

Population Health in Saudi Arabia Asthma

Saudi Arabia is a country where allergic diseases, in particular, asthma are very common among the school-going, children. The disease is a growing concern for the Saudi government since it leads to increased absenteeism in schools, lack of social and sports activities. Several studies have been carried out in this regard which proves the point […]

Mental Health Week in Australia

The aim of my activity is to promote mental health, prevent mental health disorders, and if there is any sign of mental ill-health to intervene early so the prognosis is favorable. For the reader to follow this assignment better some terminologies need to be understood with clarity.In this relation, the literature suggests that mental health […]

Education for Democracy

In this respect, it differs drastically from the present-day authoritarian education where only a few people make decisions on what and how students should learn and where education has become a monopoly of an elite minority. This is very well observed by Peace Pledge Union: “In democratic education, students have the power to make decisions […]

Negotiation Analysis

These other considerations are often difficult to value, since they are frequently based on uncertain or qualitative considerations, rather than easily measurable and quantifiable factors.” (Wikipedia, Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement).It is normal for every company to come about bonds and contracts that will oblige their employees to continuously serve for the company after […]

Lets Talk About Sex Baby

One of these may be mental and emotional anguish that affects a person’s overall health.A need for a health promotion program for the youth is a necessary step in ensuring their health regardless of their concerns. Establishing a support group for a certain issue of concern would be highly beneficial to the growth and development […]

Anne Hutchinson a Radical Thinker and Activist

The status of women in society then was radically different from what it is today both in England and the new continent America (Paul P). It was a patriarchal society and women were treated as inferior to men in all spheres of life and this concept also enjoyed religious sanction in the laws framed by […]

Critical Review of Inclusion Reports

Despite a large increase in the number of countries and schools that are now taking advantage of inclusion practices as a means of better serving their students, there has been a low number of studies actually conducted evaluating the effect this practice has had on the average working teacher. Chris Forlin has taken part in […]

Beneficiary of the Financial Liberalization

Financial liberalization involves reduction of regulations and involvement of regulatory agencies in the financial system of a given country or region. It refers to the ‘deregulation of domestic financial markets and the liberalization of the capital account’ (Ranciere, Tornell Westermann, n.d, p.1). The financial system broadly refers to the lending system in a given country […]

Occupy Wall Street Moral and Economic Implications

The movement was founded with the intention of bringing to light some of the issues, which face the modern-day human beings (Walsh, 2011). These are majorly economic conditions, which are exhibited in a society, which is largely capitalistic in nature (Boxer, 2011). It is perceived that the Occupy Wall Street Movement is one, which is […]

Econ Questions

These fresh British measures were attributed to be the one apparent economic reason for the revolt. The economic cause which was the wish to break free from the British trade guidelines along with other causes led to the American Revolution (Stanley, 2012. Rockoff Walton, 2009).The American Revolution was caused as a result of two common […]

Sex and Greed in Chaucers The Canturbury Tales

“The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale” are the two best among all the tales to highlight the feelings of people about their suppressed sexual life and the values they hold in their life. Chaucer especially made the reference of a woman with her prologue as he goes on describing her and the story she […]

Ford Strategic Management

How did this come about and what are the chances of revival and survival? The first answer lies in the loss of competitive advantage and poor management strategies. The second lies in radical turnarounds again based on new strategic planning.It is well established that companies devise strategies for competitive advantage (Porter M.E., 1985). He further […]

Impact of the Crisis on the Economic Performance

The economic crisis that swept across the globe also affected the United States in a big way. As early as 2000, the US had already started experiencing a financial crisis that no one took as seriously as was expected. The economic crisis has affected many aspects of the US economy. Although the worst part of […]

Tesco Market Environment and Resource Capability Analysis

The force driving the revolution is changing consumer characteristics. Speed, convenience, and fresh food – these are the benefits that consumers have been able to derive through shopping at retail supermarkets. Tesco is the biggest retailer in terms of market share and has ventured into several foreign markets. Tesco has two distinguishing features – it […]

Importance of Education in Life

The importance of education in life is growing, and therefore it cannot be limited to the period of study. The urgent need for a constant increase in the level of knowledge and education has led to the emergence of such an interesting phenomenon in public life as continuing education. This process is accompanied by the […]

Imperialism of Free Trade and the British Empire

l critics of Tucker’s theories, arguing that despite all the apparent advantages, there would come a limit, a ‘ne plus ultra’, at which point, by begetting disadvantages, the progress of the rich nation would be halted. (p. 581) The fears of David Hume will be substantiated by the decline of the British Empire amid the […]

Price Elasticity of Demand

Rationality will be the guiding principle for both the consumers and the producers in making economic decisions.This paper tries to examine the factors related to changes in the price of beef and the behaviours of both consumers and suppliers of beef towards it. In analyzing price elasticity of the demand and supply of beef, discussions […]

Conflict Resolution Concepts and Definitions

It is for this reason that there are different bodies and organization such as the United Nations and European Union who are charged with ensuring that there is neighborliness among all member countries and that major issues that has to do with the peace and economic stability of a nation becomes the concern of all […]

Occupational Fraud Policies and Procedures to Combat It

In 2008, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’, or ACFE’s ‘Report to the Nation,’ has estimated that an average of 7 percent of the revenue generated by a company is due to instances of fraud. This means that if calculated from the Gross Domestic Product of the United States, this instantly leads to financial losses […]

Investment Strategy and Portfolio Management

This report consists of a detailed view of the current investment environment, different possible asset allocations, the extent to which active and passive investment style to be used by the company, and actions to be taken by the fund.For the best allocation of assets, detailed insight into the investment environment is imperative. This part of […]

The Dimensions of Social Responsibility and the Consequences for Corporate Financial Performance

The Dimensions of Social Responsibility and the Consequences for Corporate Financial Performancelikely to renew the interest in identifying the dimensions and consequences of corporate social responsibilities.Cameron has suggested that multiple perspectives of organizational effectiveness exist and that "consensus regarding the best, or sufficient, set of indicators of effectiveness is impossible to obtain".The same arguments can […]

How Employment in Uganda is Affected by Direct Investments from the Abroad

In spite of the discouragement caused by the tyrannical regime of Idi Amin from 1971 to 1979, foreign investors still find Uganda a favorable place for investment. This has been enhanced by the government’s efforts to attract investors through many favorable investment policies.Foreign Direct Investment usually has significant effects on employment in any economy. It […]

Iranian Reform Movement

In the case of Iran, the chain of blowbacks was rather devastating and the series of reactions that were let loose forced the United States of America to pay a very heavy price for decades on end.Mosaddeq had come to power in 1951 riding on the back of massive support from nationalist elements that were […]

Key Features of the Economic Development of East Asia

It can be seen that the major part of the mid-40s to the 1950s was spent in picking up the ashes of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and only later did Japan try to start off as a producer of small and medium-sized goods in electronics and household appliances. The commitment of the people and the Government […]

European Business

All these factors had a negative effect on the labour market. thus employment growth rate came to zero on the quarter to quarter basis (E.C. “Economic slowdown hits labor market”).The slowdown in the labour market clearly indicates that the manufacturing sector got most affected and the effect of the financial crisis is clearly visible on […]

Price Controls applied by the Qatar Government

Agriculture is also a vital sector in the Qatar economy because of the objective of Qatar, which is food security. Qatar is the main importer of agricultural goods. Price Floors regards the minimum prices put by the government for particular goods and services, which it considers producers to be trading in an unjust market with […]

The Four Attributes of Michael Porters Diamond of National Competitive Advantage

Porter (1990) showed that the success of a nation in a competitive international market system depends on four broad attributes. These attributes individually and systemically constitute the diamond of national competitive advantage.The factors used in classical economic theories to explain absolute advantage (as in the case of Adam Smith) and comparative advantage of nations (by […]

Balanced Versus Unbalanced Growth

A big-push implies a lumpsum effort to revive the society from the clutches of underdevelopment, where the lumpsum effort indicates a simultaneous thrust on more than one sector in a country. Conversely, the fundamental picture behind an unbalanced growth strategy is to inject the growth stamina in a selected sector from which the mechanism will […]

The Star Phenomenon of Will Smith

The star phenomenon is said to have begun in the 1820s, when “certain actors’ names” were printed in theatre advertisements (Branston and Stafford, 2003, 108). It was in the 1970s that study of stardom and celebrity status was included in the academic discourses. (Redmond and Holmes, Preface to Stardom and celebrity: A reader, 2007, 5). […]

Perceived Effects of Outsourcing in America

The strategy was promoted during the 1980s and rationalized by experts that the United States is evolving from manufacturing to a service-based economy (Hira Hira. 2005) According to experts, the phasing out of manufacturing jobs through outsourcing is part of economic progress. Labour-intensive jobs such as manufacturing will now be relegated to developing countries so […]

King Philips War

During fifty-five years after the arrival of Mayflower, with her first settlers from England, history reveals that the settlers were becoming prospered and multiply while the natives were decreasing due to diseases contracted by the settlers of which they had no cure.With a growing population and the need for economic expansion and survival, land ownership […]

Managerial Economic

Some of these tools include SWOT and PEST that provide a good analysis of the factors that affect a business.The economic investigation involves an all-inclusive study of nationwide, regional, and global economic trends and performance, represents an exceedingly important phase in the development of strategy planned, set up, and rising businesses. Economic factors have a […]

Credit Crunch Since Summer 2007

The US economy affects the entire world economy as they partner with individuals and businesses around the world. This can be explained by Mitchell’s theory of the business cycle which emphasizes that the dynamic phases of the cycle in the economic activity can be explained by the augmentation and the squeeze of the profit margins […]

Unemployment Theory and Practice

In Keynes’ view, the rate of growth ensured that there was full or less than full employment. If the rate of economic growth were less than that of the underlying rate of population growth, then unemployment increased. the converse was also true.Keynes posited that economic growth was due to demand increases. Demand for Keynes was […]

Criminal Justice System Interventions Family Violence

Consequently, among the numerous discourses on masculinity available within a particular culture at a specific instance, “There are differences and tension between hegemonic and complicit masculinities, oppositions between hegemonic masculinity and subordinated and marginalized masculinities” (Connell 2005: 242). Hence, while there are a variety of masculinities present for boys and men to take on such […]

On Turning Ten by Billy Collins

This poem flawlessly signifies a crucial thematic element of change during the process of understanding how tough life can be. As such, it is a driving force that enables people to see the present life from a different perspective. This poem helps the reader to know these changes since the narrator includes realistic arguments that […]

The Most Important Element in the Profitability of Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut has also received the best performance certifications from all over the world in the available best food and restaurant chains.The original design of the Pizza was adapted firstly in Wichita. Since 1977 it is the best of all available food restaurants in the market and is leading the market position in a reputable […]

Management Information System

1.Determination of the research question is the first and the foremost demand of any research endeavor. In this step, the researcher can focus on the complexity of the subject within consideration and tries to seek answers to a few questions starting with ‘how’ and ‘why’. 2.The second step is to determine the type of case […]

Semantic Web System

The semantic web at its core includes a set of collaborative working groups, design principles, and a verity of facilitative technologies. A few parts of the Semantic Web are projected as potential future possibilities that have not yet been put into practice or executed. The formal elements of Semantic Web include notations like RDF Schema, […]

Human Resources in USoft

Other factors that make U-Soft employees work below their capabilities include poor leadership skills among the managers and lack of work promotion opportunities.To increase the work performance of employees, the HR manager of U-Soft should draft new HR policies, remuneration packages, and work flexibility options. These strategies are effective in terms of motivating employees to […]

The Customer Satisfaction Study

A second type of question, particularly in the preliminary part of the study should address their expectations. Why did they attend, and what did they expect to gain from attendance. We should also seek suggestions for improving the conference in the future. A few questions should address the logistics of travel, timing, location, accommodations, and […]

Can terror ever be legitimately employed in conflict

The Theory of orthodox terrorism is designed to make the state perceive terrorism as illegitimate, illegal and a violent challenge to the state. This perception is only applied to internal terrorism within a state or to external terrorism. The orthodox theory also allows the state to use terror acts, as a response to any perceived […]

The Cycle of Leadership

Circumstances that pose an immediate danger to life, property, sales revenues, however, may lead to other leaders arising from a lower level in the ranks to take charge. A building on fire or a company vehicle tied up in an accident traffic accidents and workers are indecisive as top what to do, are also typical […]

An Analysis of a Budget Proposal

A budget calls for realism that would be based on established facts and not on hunches only, and it is necessary to find out where the figures have been based.To start with, there is a need to view the competition in this kind of magazine and find out if it satisfies the need of the […]

Dry Bulk Cargoes

This may occur particularly in the case of cargo such as grain for example, where individual grains start to sink during the course of a voyage, resulting in air being forced out and creating a gap between the top of the cargo and the hatch cover, which in turn causes the cargo to move about […]

Ellen Schall and the Department of Juvenile Justice

In this regard, after reviewing the facts of the case, the key formal mandates, “codified in laws, regulations, ordinances, articles of incorporation, charters” (Bryson 97) affecting the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) are as follows: (1) the New York City Charter’s explicitly defining two duties for DJJ to operate the facilities as well as to […]

Business Overview of Nike Inc

Nike’s vision is “to carry on the legacy of innovative thinking, whether to develop products that help athletes of every level of ability reach their potential or to create business opportunities that set Nike apart from the competition and provide value for our shareholders”. According to Nike’s vision for the future, they keep introducing innovative […]

Customer Service of Hilton Hotels

In 1919, Conrad Hilton bought his first hotel which was called The Mobley, located in Cisco, Texas (see picture). Six years later, he built his first hotel in Dallas and aptly named it ‘The Hilton.’ This was the start of a chain of hotels across the country, which found its way to countries abroad as […]

Implementing the Leadership Strategies

In an organization, it is the leadership that is responsible for directing the efforts of its resources towards its ultimate objective. Strategies are planned and executed by leaders. Only a clear vision can ensure the success of a strategy. Delegation of responsibility and supervision is possible only when the strategy has been clearly laid out […]

Esterline Technologies and Lean Manufacturing

With this strong financial performance, analysts expressed their positive outlook for Esterline Technologies: “According to analysts reports, 206 revenues were likely to exceed $1 billion.”The success of Esterline in its operation is also indicated by its capability of achieving Tier-1 supplier status with two of its largest customers. Tier-1 supplier status puts the business organization […]

Strategic Human Resource Management

Third is operations where business processes are carried out. Lastly, there is a human resource that is considered by most researchers as essential in the success of any business operation (Terry 1953).Strategic human resource management is a process or an approach to addressing the competitive challenges an organization faces. It is managing the strategies which […]

IT for Supply Chain Management

To clearly discuss the uses of information technology (IT) and information systems (IS) for supply chain management (SCM), the following definitions that are relevant to the use of information technology (IT) and information systems (IS) for supply chain management (SCM) will be used: Information technology (IT) as defined by the Information Technology Association of America […]

The UK Legal Methods and Legal Systems

Most legal systems do not support well-argued stories on both sides, the reason is, it is not the case the physical universe supports well-argued stories on both sides of the arbitrary proposition of physical chemistry, this not only happens in law, but there is also confident in its regularity that we put lawyers under a […]

How to Acquire the Deep Smart Skills

This article is aimed at assisting the reader on how to acquire this basic knowledge to become go-to experts. His article will look at the steps followed by Melissa, a salesperson with goods potentials and would like to become a go-to person of her company. She chose her general manager in the company to be […]

The Domestic Improvements Registration Act

On receipt of an application from a person or business of that class of business take account of the following when considering an application for registration :b] Joe has recently applied for registration with BC but his application was turned down. The letter informing him of the decision stated that BC was not satisfied that […]

Planning the Audit of Dart Valley Railway PLC

While obtaining the understanding of the entity and the environment of the entity, the auditor has to consider various factors in which the entity performs its business. Obtaining the understanding of the entity also involves the understanding of the nature of the business of the entity, its industrial and regulatory requirements, its organizational and business […]

Internal Control System Evaluation of Ethnic Store Ltd

Moreover, auditors instead of auditing the accounts for errors and fraud only, prepare the accounts too, which is a blunder in itself. Not only this, but Edward also does not take complete responsibility as an owner to run the business, rather, but he also leaves the business activities upon the shoulders of his employees who […]

Death of salesman / Willy Loman

The very name of the protagonist seems to be the pun. The author presents Willy Loman being somehow predestined to be a “low man”. However the protagonist is likely to have had an alternative. Loman believes whole-heartedly in what he regards as the earnest of the American Dream – that a personally “attractive” and a […]

Vital Knowledge Assets Protection Planning Service

High turnover rates have caused companies to become stagnant in terms of advancement of knowledge. Knowledge sharpens individuals’ skills, increases association productivity and drives innovation Beazley, H. (2003). Knowledge is highly perishable, increases with sharing and is cumulative Beazley, H. (2003). Retirements of experienced and knowledgeable professionals as well as many employees leaving the organization […]

Professional Team Sports as the Product Offered to the Fans

Making profits is a key aspect of any business venture. This understanding has created interest in finding out the real effect of decisions made by club owners and franchise on the structure and regulation of leagues around the world. In order to get better sales in sports, a high level of competition is required unlike […]

The Concepts of Fair Wages and Employment Standard Codes

Researchers have often assumed that employers are always ethically appreciative to pay fair wages to the employees whenever possible, in order to keep them motivated and satisfied. However, in the practical scenario, the working environment situations have repeatedly been witnessed to depict the authoritarian power led malpractices conducted by employers in terms of employee exploitation. […]

Operational Risk Management

The basic components of a risk management system include identifying and defining the risks the firm is exposed to, assessing their magnitude, mitigating them using a variety of procedures, and setting aside capital for potential losses. Economic modelling is used well in achieving these. The development of empirical models of financial precariousness leads to increased […]

Providing Integrated Logistics Management

The root of effective supply chain management lies in managing the logistics well and dealing with them in an effective and efficient manner. The implementation of all plans should be quick and such that the flow of distribution is dealt with correctly, whatever its nature. It can either be the forward flow or the reverse […]

International and Traditional Entrepreneurship

International entrepreneurship can be defined as a general means of creating grounds for business success, generating new ideas, as well as creating a base for economically setting up value creation in another country. This definition of international entrepreneurship arises from the fact that IE arises from the desire to expand its operation beyond the borders […]

The Comprehensiveness of North American Online Reservation Systems

According to Clemons and Hann (1999), the drastic changes that are being experienced by the travel industry can be associated with the dynamics of the competitive environment. Before the extent of the impact of these modifications in the wider market is assessed and analyzed from a comprehensive perspective it is necessary to highlight the fundamental […]

Small vs Big Business Market Competition

Second factor is the manufacturing, which pertains to the quality of the raw materials that will be used for the product or service. Market availability is also a very important factor in terms of competition. In some instances, competition can also be in terms of availability, not all products and services can be readily available […]

Reverse Logistics Principles

In simple words, reverse logistics is all about moving products from their end point of use in an attempt to try and give them another usable form. According to the Reverse logistics association (2009), reverse logistics encompasses all those activities that appertain to products or services after their sale point, the main aim being to […]

The Perfectly Competitive Firm

A market is said to be perfectly competitive when the number of buyers is so enormous, that many small firms are required to participate in the market in order to meet these buyers’ demands. Because both the firms and the buyers are small enough to influence the price, both buyers and sellers can only take […]

Continuous Quality Improvement in the U S A Military

The paper details the efforts of both the Marine Corps and the Air Force to implement systems controls aimed at improving our capability to respond to a rapidly changing external environment. Examples include linking statistical controls to performance assessment, the standardization of procedures in support of the combat mission, a renewed emphasis on training in […]

A New Business Idea in Sydney

The coffee shop, intended to be established following this market plan, after developing a better position in the market will aim towards increased profitability as well as towards being reputed as a renowned coffee shop in Sydney over the next two years. On the commencement of the coffee shop, the consumers will be provided with […]

Six Sigma

Organizations are established to be profitable. Successful and profitable organizations provide employment and pay taxes that consequently do good to the community, state, and nation where they manufacture their products or provide their services. Generating a profit is dependent on the number of customers who want an organization’s products and/or services. Customers’ wanting of an […]

HRM Strategy and Implementation

This paper discusses the issues in relation to research and the opinions of experts in the matter and makes suggestions for improvement of the competitive advantage to a sustainable one with whatever resources the entrepreneur has at hand. Personnel management has been recognized as the solution as this alone can produce a turnaround improvement in […]

An Analysis of Supply Risk Assessment Techniques

It is important to understand the various concepts of a supply chain in order to comprehend sustainability in business even further. The chain flows from the initial generator of the raw materials to the final person to benefit from the product, that is, the customer. In any business practice, risks are some of the most […]

Managing Expansion Change in Business a Business Organization

In addition, Mortlock Hotel’s manager has been replaced eight times in the last five years, and the departments in the hotel are demoralized. A significant problem is that customers make regular complaints about service at the hotel. Moreover, the hotel has accrued significant debts, meaning that it has been operating below the break-even point.The aforementioned […]

The Growth of Ryanair Entrant Airline

The terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001 along with economic slowdown, the Iraq war and SARS, the aviation industry has suffered a deep slump, particularly in flag airlines. Yet it raises opportunities for the low-fare carrier segment, such as Ryanair that is a rising star in the skies of Europe, has been performing well post […]

The Leader and Change Agent in Action

The vital question is setting the objectives of a business enterprise as this has a direct bearing on strategy. The most obvious aim is to make profits and adding to wealth. While making a profit in a profession is possible through the use of personal and individual skills, knowledge, and endeavors. it needs collaborative or […]

Company Financial

All the above factors have to be in alignment with the ultimate objective of any business, maximising profits and wealth. “According to this concept, actions that increase the firm’s profit are undertaken while those that decrease profit are avoided”.Equity Evaluation: the term equity evaluation can be simply termed as the value of stock owned by […]

Strategic Planning For International Travel

of its success in luring visitors mostly to its sun-sea-sand tourism strategy and in 2006 alone, its tourism accounted for 12% of its GDP and brought employment to thousands of its citizens. Today, Spain is next to France in terms of the number of tourists and is next to the USA in terms of the […]

The Core Competence of the Corporation

Identifying opportunities in the external environment and adopting a pre-active response to changes in the consumer markets is a fundamental element in organizations developed around core competencies (Hamel and Prahalad, 1990. 1994). One example of this is the case of Preussag AG. Preussag had traditionally been a company focusing on logistics, information systems and ‘old […]

The Role of the Environment on the Impact of Product Strategy

The business environment was defined at the outset of the discussion with particular emphasis on its impact on product strategy. A Singapore-based company named BreadTalk Group Limited was used as a case study in order to illustrate how the environment affects product strategy. Several tools for strategic management analysis were discussed, with particular emphasis on […]

Leadership and Managing Change

Change happens with time and how organizations adopt this change has been highlighted in this paper. An earnest effort has been undertaken to present the different viewpoints regarding the varied nature of change itself. The leadership role within change avenues cannot be denied its due role and there is a pertinent need to address the […]

Fast Food Business

Beef are not allowed in India for the Hindus. Indonesian prefer to eat more rice and rice-based foods.America is the heartland for McDonald’s with 50% of global sales. Europe has one-third of global sales and is catching up fast, with 39% of global earnings. McDonald’s has a presence in 40 European countries through 65% of […]

Business Strategy Marks and Spenser 19902004

The market economy requires constant monitoring and forecasting, determination of the long-term goals, and the strategies of their achievement. The problem of the successful functioning and quarantining the continuous development of an enterprise is the primary one in the conditions of the market economy, which provides a dynamic, changing, unstable environment. To manage the functioning […]

Evolutionary Psychology and Attraction

Sociobiology, with its focus on biological accounts of evident social facts, has developed into evolutionary psychology, with its stress on the process of the evolution of the brain, and the extent of influence of people’s desire to survive and to multiply their genes into the next generations to their present behavior and conduct (ibid).Sociobiology or […]

Biology Practical on Cells

The final magnification of the details of specimen under observation is the product of both the eye-piece, and objective lenses (Caprette, 2005).For one to be able to note the details of the specimen, staining is necessary. Different substances will absorb light differently, thus transmit light in different proportions. The difference in light transmission through the […]

The Similarities Between the Different World Religions

Understanding the similarities is the right way to get rid of the strive and get to know more about faiths than we do. We will start by looking at some common points between Judaism, Islam, and Christianity. For starters, the three religions all believe in the existence of one God. Other than these, the faiths […]

The Balfour Declaration and the Political Legacy of Colonialism

An important issue that will be discussed here is the displacement of the indigenous Palestinian population and the subsequent creation of a Jewish state in the Mandate of Palestine. This is the political legacy of the British colonial enterprise in Israel/Palestine as a result of the Balfour Declaration. This analysis, while seeking to be broad […]

My World View

The general beliefs that are my worldview outline not only how I see the world, but also intensely manipulate the particular beliefs I come to hold, the choices I draw and decisions I make, and all that I think, speak and act. My worldview is so basic to what I do, and in fact, what […]

Bill Clinton An Analysis

Lowry is right, as we look back at the Clinton legacy it becomes apparent that much of what is going on in the world right now, began in 2001, just months after President Bush assumed his office, and are the result of unresolved issues that arose during the Clinton Administration. Clinton’s presidency committed some of […]

IKEA’s Secrets

Having been born in a small village in the Småland province of southern Sweden, hard work and frugality were ingrained in him since childhood. The harsh environment with limited resources endowed him with the capacity to make the most of the resources available.Ingvar Kamprad realized early on that there was a huge market of low […]

Existential Theory

However, my personal view is that their human ideas could still be improved if these are infused with Christian principles. That is my modest attempt in the course of this paper.Finding meaning in one’s life is a difficult contemplation that confronts our personal convictions. Why am I here? What is my life’s purpose? Difficult questions […]

Issues That May Rise Up Due to Excessive Alcohol Consumption

The Bible acknowledges that wine can make the heart merry or can enhance the taste of a meal. In addition to this, a cocktail, wine, or beer can relax you and temporarily relieve anxiety, raise your spirits, and make you a more sociable companion. It may even offer some protection from a heart attack.If misused, […]

Analysis Of Adrienne Richs Poem Living In Sin

During this era, there is this specific poem called “Living in Sin” that was drafted in the 1950s and won the hearts of many. Her remarkable job acts as a good example of how the reality about relationships and ties can never have all the necessary qualities. In brief, we may say it can never […]

Regulatory bodies are best placed to secure environmental protection Discuss

The compliance assurance features of better regulation include initiating time limits for regulatory decision making, minimising the onus of paperwork by substituting to self-reporting and enhanced overseeing of compliance monitoring activities so that business assigns minimum resources and time to inspection by government authorities. The UK government so as to overhaul its industrial pollution control […]

Educational Gap Reason

My parents always wanted to provide me with the best education and never set limitations on my desires. They wanted me to complete my higher studies from a good institution. I, as a child always wanted to study business, that too from a renowned institute in the United State of America. However, for an Indian […]

Vintage and Second Hand

Apart from the utilitarian function of clothes as protection from weather factors, keeping us warm or cool or safe, clothes play an important role in identification of self-esteem and serves as a sign of respectability. Fashion at the modern stage serves as a means of differentiation or in other words as a way of “putting […]

Lifestyle Experience

Thesis statement: Westin hotels and resorts managed to attain high market share and margins through lifestyle experience branding strategy and new service culture.According to Kapoor, Paul Halder (2011), the brand positioning strategy combined both tangible and non-tangible aspects of the service since the hotel managed to purchase the ‘heavenly bed’ that would afford the guests […]

The Luxury Market and the Factors That Propelled This Retail Segment to a Whole New Level of Indulgence

Many questions have arisen regarding the underlying dimensions of luxury consumption. yet today, following the last economical crisis, new spending habits have evolved and redefined this product and lifestyle segment.This section provides an introductory view on the luxury market, its appeal and various perceptions and as well as underlines the notion of exclusivity. The motivation […]

Differences between a Leader and a Manager

A leader is someone who is in a position whereby he has followers under him in any organization. Closely related to this is the work of the manager that includes management is an art and is defined as a process used in the achievement of the goals of the organization or its objectives. Leaders and […]

Comparative Analysis Of Urban Design

Generally, the art of urban design is meant to make connections between people and places, as well as movement and urban form, its nature, and the built fabric. The process brings together several strands of place-making, environmental stewardship, social equity, and economic viability into the creation of places with distinct beauty and identity. The urban […]

Language and Culture A Thorough Analysis

Language could be a set of meanings for particular things and conditions present in a culture and society.Arbitrary or not, is language really important? The very thing that must be understood is that language is indeed important and it is arbitrary. There are three conditions why it is important and arbitrary. First is that language […]

The Architectural Peculiarity of Australia

Thereupon, it is highly important to come up with a set of actions, protocols, and other activities aimed at protecting indigenous interests, first of all. Also, the description of the profession (architecture) is well applied to the code of principles and rules in an attempt to protect the rights and interests of indigenous people.To be […]

Constant Patient Care

Doctors and nurses are the eyes and ears of the health-care system.Medicine has been referred to as an art based on science. The art of medicine has been based on a strong foundation of practice. It has evolved through centuries based on human values and intuition. Medicine allays the fears and anxieties of the patients […]

Western Culture Art from the Renaissance to the 20th Century

Although each of these artists represents a different artistic period, they are all Western artists who have used the unique aspects or approaches of their particular genre to produce work investigating the nature of the human condition as it was understood in their time period, creating timeless works that reflect some aspect of each of […]

Analysis of Administrative Law Cases

First of all, I have taken note of the point that after receiving a complaint from a member of the public, I don’t know if there was any intimation done from the Institute to you, but nevertheless, upon your application for renewal of your license, they refused on the ground of a complaint they received […]

Breach of Constitutional Convention and Its Consequences

These conventions have been explained as “rules of constitutional conduct which are regarded to be attaching by and upon those who administer constitution but which are not put into effect by courts nor by the legislators in the house of parliament. This implies that conventions or customs can be disregarded with no legal impacts whatsoever […]

Social Determinants of Health and Impact on Aboriginal Australians

In the course of the essay, we will see that factors such as socioeconomic status, poverty, perception of control of financial status that people have as well as underlying factors such as colonialism and its impact on landholdings and control as well as more subtle factors such as racism and discrimination all fit in together […]

How media artefacts affect our conception of reality

We are placed in a consumer society and media, which brings in the importance of learning how to interpret, understand, and criticizing its messages and meanings. They participate in contributing to educate us on what we feel, fear, think, desire, and how to behave. They also show us how to consume, look, dress, avoid failure, […]

Functions of Trade Unions

Before the emergence of trade unions, it was difficult for employees to seek action against unfair treatment by their employers (Warner, 2012:133) Employees were having difficulties at work since the employers’ words were final, therefore, getting poor pays and working in poor conditions. With the emergence of trade unions, the employees were able to acquire […]

Supply Chain Management for Zara

In a bid to ensuring that the relationship between suppliers, consumers and producers is one that yields profits, companies and organizations have to stay committed to the principles surrounding supply chain management.In a bid to understand the direct impact of supply chain management on the running and development of organizations, Zara has been chosen to […]

Aspects of Immigration

The main idea, which is highlighted in this essay, is the positive and negative aspects of globalization over immigration. Along with this, the refutation statements are also offered against the topic. In addition, the essay also concludes with the individual perspectives of Douglas MurrayThe term globalization seems to be a buzz word, but in the […]

Globalization and Business Enterprise

According to the latest World Economic Outlook published by International Monetary Fund (IMF, 20), the world output (income) grew at the rate of 3 percent in 2008, which declined to -0.6 percent in the very next year. The decline in the output began from the last quarter of 2008 since when the subprime crisis surfaced […]

American Unilateralism and the International Order

In addition to the direct economic costs associated with terrorism and the threat of further terrorism, 9/11 also had important political ramifications.Importantly, political scientists have been wracking their brains trying to make sense of the horrific violence undertaken the morning of 9/11 and further violence inspired by global jihadists bent on taking over the world. […]

Relevance of Dantes Inferno in the Current World

Some of the issues the essay will discuss include the journey which even in the current world individuals do take as seen in Dante also the evaluation of worthy sins in the current world and how they were seen in Dante.Dante’s inferno is relevant in the current western environment, for it can be seen in […]

Family and NonFamily Businesses Leaders

Leadership in the family business has been debated by countless people. However, it is alarming how the theme of leadership in the family business has been neglected. Most researchers and analysts focus on the ownership of the family business, ownership amongst others(Rouvinez and Ward, 2005). Family businesses are of varying models. This essay shall highlight […]

William of Ockham

This essay considers the foundational elements of Marx’s philosophical system, namely the transformation of money into capital. Marx philosophy considered the commodity production process, the creation of surplus-value, and argued that capitalism was an unhealthy social process that would lead to the self-destruction of the capitalist economic system. This essay considers the nature of these […]

Impact of the International Trade on Economic Growth

International trade is promoted through appropriate strategies and strict observation of the trade patterns. This essay seeks to discuss the impact of international trade on economic growth. According to a study by the OECD in 2003, the elasticity of international trade was found to be significant. Results from 73 low and middle-income countries in developing […]

A Nurse Mentor Reflection in Clinical Practice Using Gibbs Model

By nurturing novice nurses, expert nurses also get to rehash their skills and improve themselves in the process (see Kosier et. Al. 2004). A strong feedback mechanism between the mentor and the learner is also very important to facilitate the proper transfer of knowledge and skills.As a qualified mental health nurse (RMN) working in a […]

Training Professionals Increasing the Chance for Innovation and Change

Proper coordination between the training as well as the personnel roles is required such as recruitment and selection, employee relation, reward system, and performance appraisal (Center of Excellence, 2004).It is through training that the quality of the labor can be enhanced since the employees are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge. Innovation can be […]

Employee Voice Within the Workplace and Organisations

This essay will attempt to answer the topic question, along with its broader implications.Since business enterprises operate in the socio-political set up of nations, it is important to analyze the issue of ‘employee voice’ in this broad context. For example, a 1998 survey conducted in the UK involving 500 employees from various small business organizations […]

The Assessment of Information System

It affects virtually all aspects of an organization, which distinguishes an organization from other organizations. Shafritz Steven (2001 p 374) observed that organizational culture comprises the collective fundamental assumptions that an organization has adopted through careful consideration of their usefulness in approaching and solving challenges that face it in its daily operations.Organizational culture influences organizational […]

Father Tribute Speech

From the first day I came into this world, he has been my side and never left. Despite all the things I have put him through, he still stood by my side as I grew up. He is the cornerstone of our home. In a family of three sisters and my mom, he is the […]

Immunity of Senior State Officials

Thus, heads of state, senior state officials, and diplomats were immune from any examination of their conduct by other states. However, it was also expected that heads of states and senior state officials who could do nothing wrong would present acceptable standards of conduct at all times. Within the relatively recent past, the concept of […]

Elaborating the Interconnectedness of the Numerous Global Crises

In addition to an environmental and political crisis, the economic crisis which enveloped the developed countries of the Western world raises questions about the sustainability of capitalism as the driving force of the global economy. Seeking to understand the shifts from economic globalization towards sustainability, the following will begin with a clear definition of the […]

Healthcare in America and Other Countries

Accordingly, Obama has inherited an economic crisis with international ramifications, wars in Iraq as well as Afghanistan, and in America, a health care system that is in dire need of reform. The attempts by President Obama to overhaul and reform the health care system of the United States has been controversial from the outset and […]

Australian Taxation Law

The $5,000 received after the trading period qualify as income for the period ended 30 June 2010. This is in accordance with accruals accounting method. income is recognized when it is earned. All this is in accordance with and requirements of section 6-5. The trading stock for Philip’s business has to be evaluated according to […]

Finance and Accounting Sparkle Plc

The annual report not only contains the financial statements such as income statement, balance sheet, or cash flow statements but also other reports such as director’s report, auditor’s report, corporate social responsibility information, etc. In short, the annual report contains company’s business functions, products or services, sources of finances and resources, human resource involvement, countries […]

Methodological Analysis of Human Resources Strategy

I can be creative in emergent atmospheres and can face difficulties. I can adapt creative thoughts and proposals and setting goals and achieve them. I have completed a Master degree in Business Administration specializing in Human Resource Management. I possess work experience as 1st Lt. Officer in Abu Dhabi Police G.H.Q-(Strategic Department). Also, I had […]

Measurement of GDP and National Income

The reasons have been discussed in the paper to great length, the ultimate answer to the question being that GDP is not the only key aspect that helps in measuring the welfare or happiness of a nation and that there is more to that.Gross Domestic Product is a value of all the final goods and […]

Internation Accounting

Narsimha Rao and the finance minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in the year 1991. Through this reform foreign direct investment was brought in many sectors. By the 20th century India headed towards a free market economy which reduced the state control of the economy with increased financial liberalization (Datt Sundharam, 2009, p. 976). The Indian economy […]

Financial Accounting at Tesco Plc

Tesco Plc complies with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Specifically, Tesco Plc’s £4,338 m goodwill and other intangible assets amount complies with IFRS no. 3, Business Combinations, which states that must identify and fair value the intangible assets amortization charges and costs. IFRS defines an intangible asset as lacking physical substance and are not financial […]

The Balance Sheet of Leighton Ltd and Clough Ltd

Introduction: Leasing is an important concept in asset management and trade. A lessor can lease out an equipment, building, machinery, vehicle, etc, and enjoy the benefits of getting capital of their value in circulation. Many companies find certain assets of no significant use in their business. The lease out such assets and as the lease […]

Self Reflection

From the closer assessment of my personal and professional skills, it is apparent that the following skills were developed from the course: analytical skills, critical thinking, and intellectual growth from increased inputs on AIS concepts and theories, comprehension skills, the ability to interpret and apply required tasks and activities, an increased understanding of financial and […]

Audit in Nowadays Business Managing the Expectation Gap

3). Basically, the statutory audit can be defined as the legal requirement to review and determine the accuracy of the financial statements of a company or government (including its agencies). Kumar and Sharma (2005, p. 41) notes that for audit to be considered proper there are certain thresholds that should be attained key among them […]

What were Fields initial actions upon acquiring LPB

The company was quite big in size adding $45 billion in revenue in 1987 in comparison to previous acquisitions wherein changes to MIS were necessitated as in the case of retail cookie chain, the Chocolate Chip Company in 1984 but LPB baked and served products, according to Randy were, “a logical extension for the bakery […]

“Accounting and Ratio Analysis of Marks &amp

Spencer Company"And secondly, it enables the organization to understand which products or assets of the company are producing more revenues for the company, how efficiently these are being utilized, and which products or assets are not profitable and should be replaced or eliminated.From the reporting perspective, accounting provides the bookkeeping of day-to-day activities and every […]

Power and Ethics in the American orporation

Power is very important to the managers or leaders of any organization since it is essential in the directing of its staff. However, the process of acquiring power and using it usually ruins the ethics and values held in the organization (Kelly, 1988 p.3). Discussion Power defines leadership in any company and by definition. leadership […]

What Is Meant by GDP and How Is It Measured

Fiscal policy is an effort by the government to stimulate the economy by adjusting and monitoring the level of spending. It refers to government purchases, transfer payments, taxes, and borrowing as they affect macroeconomic variables such as real GDP, employment, the price level, and economic growth. Using the income-expenditure model, we will focus on the […]

Operations Management of the Royal Mint

The Objective of the Royal Mint is to provide the Government with coinage at a competitive price. It is clear that Royal Mint wants to establish itself as a low-cost producer through economies of scales i.e. Mass Production at a reduced cost.Companies plan and forecast the demand according to the future needs of the market. […]

Doing Business An Analysis of the Columbia HCA Fraud

My goal is to relate the case to the subject of Business Ethics and derive important lessons on how business should be conducted.Reading through the case study, we can discern the numerous causal factors of the federal investigation of Columbia/ HCA. From what I can understand, the investigation was brought about by a combination of […]

Principle of Accounting

A higher current ratio indicates that the company has enough liquidity to meet its short term obligations. However, the too-large current ratio may be negative as this would indicate that assets are not being utilized effectively. As shown from the above calculations, Company ‘C’ is performing better than the other two companies in terms of […]

Auditing and Its Environment

Auditors are independent when their functioning is not affected by the vested interests of parties, other than shareholders, in the financial statements. Management is one of such parties that can directly influence the independence of auditors especially when auditors are advocating causes than auditing. Whether an auditor is actually independent when he appears to be […]

My Role Model Example

I wish to share my success story with you. My father is an immigrant that relocated to the United States to start the new page in his life. Being a knowledgeable person, he has achieved success working 10 hours per day and saving money to start his own business. Despite all these issues, he has […]

A ClassroomBased Scenario

The lesson on historical artifacts was prepared well, as there were actual items to be explored by the class. Children find it stimulating to really touch objects as if they feel helps them retain the lesson better. However, it seems that the teacher did not plan well the execution of the activity because the children […]

Humanity of Policy

Though a considerable number of law enforcement officers have a rudimentary training into recognizing the sources of stress accompanying situations like shootouts and violent crimes, still a majority of them do fail to grasp the size and scope of the physiological and psychological effects of stress on their body and mind (Ford, 1998). Police officers […]

Strategic Default

The tendency to default when you are underwater even if you have the ability to pay the mortgage is known as strategic default. In this paper, I would first outline the legal and ethical constraints associated with such defaults and then discuss its implications on the lender, the borrower, and the society as a whole.In […]

TeliaSon Era and Google (Competition Law)

However, it can be agreed that attaining this desirable status, in which all stakeholders benefit optimally, is relatively challenging. Coupled with increased pressure from the market to make profits, most business persons have opted for satisfying their needs at the expense of the consumer. Furthermore, individual business entities have gone to great lengths to attain […]

“Umbrella Clauses in Bilateral investement Treaties &amp

Comparison between ICSID, UNCITRAL and ICC"Put another way, the main question is whether or not the umbrella clause renders a breach of an investment contract a treaty claim.3 A review of previous arbitration decisions on the issue have produced mixed results. It would appear that with contradictory rulings on the matter, umbrella clauses can sometimes […]

The Commission as Agent of States

The most important aspect here is the implied consent of cooperating states that, in specifically outlined areas, actions by the commission are tantamount as an act of each of the member states. This paper will examine this principle with the purpose of identifying the extent to which commissions can claim as agents of its member […]

Statutory Interpretation of the Human Rights Act 1998 by the UK Courts

However, the courts have treated such evaluations as mere exaggeration. Whilst pronouncing such judgements the courts have stressed that they have given due consideration to Parliament’s sovereign intentions2.In the Von Colson case, the EU made it mandatory for the national law to implement a specific EU Directive3. However, in Marleasing the EU required the national […]

Discarding of Recyclables

This paper posits that a ban on throwing recyclables into trash cans in Portland Oregon is necessary and positive because there is a growing clamor for it as reflected in a cascade of legislation in many states all over the US enforcing such related bans because there is overwhelming evidence that mandated bans in law […]

Public Health Law and Policy

It is expected to increase to $4.4 trillion in 2008. Based on all projections, however, there is an expectation of high enrollment and growth in Medicaid and Medicare spending over that time. (Sisko, Truffer, Smith, 2009). Physician Medicare payments will remain constant between 2010 and 2018. Under the current law, there is an expected acceleration […]

Gulf Regional Legal Environment of Business

Competition law is part of the legal environment of business in Gulf region that requires numerous amendments and enforcement. Competition laws facilitate the entry of foreign firms in the economy and ensure that the economy gains from increased product innovation and high quality products. Fair competition laws also facilitate bilateral and regional cooperation between several […]

Drifting toward Communism

at subverting the rights contained in no less than five of the first ten amendments (the Bill of Rights) to, as they claim, ‘protect’ citizens from terrorism. Both these groups combined are actively attempting to convert America into the totalitarian, communist society that many have fought against in the pursuit of the very freedoms the […]

The Offences Against the Person Act 1861

Therefore, there is a need to modernize this 140-year old legislation. In fact, Justice Brooke opined that it is “intolerable that an important law covering criminal assaults, batteries and wounding…should be based on the antique and obscure language of an Act.”3 In a nutshell, the Act is outdated, unclear and unfit for its purpose.According to […]

The Subjection of Women On Liberty and Communist Manifesto

Mill has been a known advocate of women’s emancipation in his time. And in “Subjection of Women,” he has laid all the arguments and his eloquence as to how society is imposing inequalities upon women. Women’s suffrage was raised. the marriage law in his time, as well as other legislations concerning the debasement of women, […]

The Connection Between the Constitution and the Law

City of Chicago, 337 US 1, this Court upheld its inviolability even though it “induces a condition of unrest, creates dissatisfaction with the condition as they are, or even stirs people to anger.” We acknowledged then that one of the functions of this freedom is precise “to invite dispute.” Through Justice Holmes in the case […]

Customer Service Training Program

The business was not expanded to include fruit and vegetable seeds until 1837, when the business gained new premises and had grown, with Mr. Sutton taking in both of his sons into the business and the sons convincing their father that fruit and vegetable seeds were the way to grow the business. Both father and […]

Business and Corporate Law St Ronans Ales Ltd

ns 171-188 of the Companies Act 2006 expands the duty even further requiring that directors act in a manner calculated to promote the company’s success and to take account of the effect that their decisions have on all stakeholders including the community and the environment.4The company directors’ decision to borrow 100,000 pounds against the assets […]

Application of the Hague Visby Rules

It is seen in the EU context that different countries have different rules governing carriage by sea and therefore it had become necessary to have a set of rules that could be applied uniformly for all countries. The Hague and the Hague/Visby rules are designed to serve this purpose. Moreover, law and contractual obligations to […]

Effects of the Model Minority on Asian Americans

The American government did not exactly stop China from controlling Chinese Americans in the U.S. did not protect Chinese Americans in Americans soil because it continued to see the latter as suspected illegal aliens, even after World War II. Furthermore, the U.S. government did not take positive actions to create equal conditions for Chinese Americans. […]

Analysis of Property Law Cases

Here Rose contributed half of the purchase price when Major Thorn acquired Bramble Farm. Equitable rights will be overreached if the proper formalities of the purchase are observed under ss2 and 27 LPA 1925. Consequently, this right will not affect his enjoyment of the land. However, it is the Court’s discretion to decide whether Rose […]

Principles of Contract Law

Offer and acceptance are the starting points for establishing a legally binding contract. Typically, an offer is required to contain a definitive promise which provides the other party to which it is addressed with an unambiguous option to accept or decline the offer.2 Once the essential elements of offer and acceptance are found to exist […]

Powers of the European Parliament

The UK Telegraph summed it up succinctly when it stated. “The paradox of yesterday’s events is that they are a great victory for the European parliament but not for democracy.”2 There can be little doubt that the powers of the European parliament are expanding. When the EC Treaty was first implemented, the EU was visualized […]

Important Employment Law Issue

It has been brought to our notice that the employees of AB have been approached by Unifi to participate in a strike, which will also involve picketing your firm’s premises in numbers large enough to prevent customers and employees from entering the premises for work or to conduct business.There are certain illegalities that may be […]

European Union Law

Article 5 states:Therefore, according to the provisions specified above, the Community is to act only with the scope of the powers that have been conferred upon it. In areas that do not fall within its exclusive jurisdiction, the Community will act to the extent that is required, according to the principles of subsidiarity, to achieve […]

Law Geneva Convention

There are additional sets of rules that address the extension of the action field and relating it to any individual, who participates in armed conflict. These additional protocols require the combatants to refrain from attacking civilians and their property. These protocols also require conflicting sides to respect and carry out their military operations in compliance […]

Modern Genocide in Darfur Sudan

So it starts with how the populace in Darfur mostly consists of two main Muslim ethnicities: non-Arabs blacks such as the Fur, Masalit, and Zaghawa. and Arabic tribes jointly called the Baggara. The Baggara are typically nomadic herdsmen while the non-Arabs are mostly sedentary farmers, so the antagonism for land and water resources has led […]

ERISA Law

Employes or employee organization, or both, to the extent that by its express terms or as a result of its surrounding circumstances such plan, fund or program (a) provides retirement income to employees, or (b) results in a deferral of income by employees for periods extending to the termination of covered employment or beyond” (ERISA).In […]