Preoperational and Concrete Operational Thinking

Jean Piaget, a Swiss child psychologist noted for his studies of intellectual and cognitive development1 offered that as a child progresses in age, so does his cognitive ability in regards to perceiving the construct of the world around him. Piaget has offered four distinct levels of development including the Sensorimotor stage (age 0-2), Preoperational Stage […]

Venous Leg Ulcers and Bandaging Regimens

To be able to present and discuss the venous leg ulcer, primary evidence gathered by prior empirical research processes had been included as references. The data and concepts presented are then analyzed and compared.The study is focused on the cases of venous leg ulcerations specifically in the management of such cases. Venous leg ulceration is […]

Community Participation and Water Resource Management

Basic services include infrastructure such as water supply, sanitation, health facilities and hospitals, education facilities such as schools and colleges, and adequate transportation services. According to Munier (2005: 10), for sustainable development in the built environment, the proper methodology should be followed. “Sustainability should meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of […]

Qualitative Approach Foreign Policy

The Methodology used in this study is that of historical case studies, involving the comparison of three different conflicts where Russia was militarily involved – the separatist wars between Moldova and Transnistria, Georgia and Abkhazia and the civil war in Tajikistan (Jackson:3). The background material collected before carrying out the detailed case study analysis is […]

GenderBased Differences in Cardiovascular Disease

As reported by the American Heart Association (2006), almost 70% of the total population of the United States has cardiovascular disease. As shown in the charts in the paper (Health Care Online, 2011), males are more prone to develop CVD than women at the age below 60. Men die 10 years younger than women from […]

Autism and Autistic Disorders

In days gone by, Autism used to be thought of as a fate that had to be accepted whether one liked it or not. But modern times have proved that Autism can be treated with a wide variety of options and the child could enjoy a very normal and happy life. Autistic cases that are […]

Hawthorne Studies Experiments

It is a rare phenomenon when any modernization in one field could bring revolution in almost every aspect. A highly motivated and enthusiastic person can bring significant rewards for the organization like a good and efficient captain can navigate the ship to its destination. Dejected and demotivated employees on the other hand make the working […]

Professional Should Justify His or Her Practice

The main focus of evidence-based practice is to identify more clearly those healthcare interventions that can be proved to be effective on scientific grounds, from the results of research studies and surveys that are undertaken for the purpose. Evidence-based practice has become a cornerstone for the United Kingdom’s health policy and is currently being examined […]

Portrayals of Women as ExCons in the Media

Newspapers, radio, television, and the internet allow citizens the opportunity to make informed choices and serves as part of the checks and balances of a society, a ‘fourth branch of government.’ Mass media is necessary as its existence ensures that those elected to public office are held accountable. The media also serves to entertain and […]

Dealing with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Evaluation of Evidence from epidemiological studies shows that the prevalence varying from country to country between the range of 3% and 10% of the population. A meta-analysis of studies that have estimated the population-based prevalence of COPD from 1990 to 2004 in 28 countries gives the pooled prevalence of COPD as 7.5%. (2).The second reason […]

Work Place Stress of Nurses While Giving Care to Critically Ill Patients

There are several issues that deal with the health care system which can increase the tension of health care staff, especially, nurses who take care of critically ill patients. For example, the death of a patient simply increases nurses’ consciousness of their own losses and intensifies their fear of demise, thus raising nervousness and stress […]

Reflection on Management Theories and Learning Process

Little by little I have become more active in my group, and I have even organized some activities. I have attended to more presentations, and I have talked much more with my teachers. I have also attended the Learning Center, and I have visited my tutor to find answers to my problems. I have received […]

How to Choose a Career

It is the determiner of most in your life, and its utmost importance cannot be overemphasized. From your college major to the type of employment, to achieving your goals, choosing your career is paramount.When choosing a career, most people only think about the money aspect and forget about other aspects that need to be considered. […]

How Mental Health Enforces Stigma and Social Exclusion

People suffering from mental health illnesses must be treated equally and with respect in order to ensure and sustain the foundations of a fair and just society. Mental illnesses include a variety of forms such as schizophrenia, depression, anxiety disorders, as well as other personality disorders. Some mental health disorders generally occur during old age, […]

The Importance of the Dark Figure While Examining Statistics on Crime

Furthermore, Sutherland defined ‘white-collar crime as a crime committed by a person of espectability and high social status in the course of his occupation.’ Finally, the relationship of these to gender and their importance in the examination of statistics is investigated before concluding.In 1981, the British Crime Survey (BCS) estimated around 11 million crimes in […]

CoIntegration Causality and ExportLed Growth in Portugal

In the current study firstly, the Augmented Dicky Fuller (ADF) test is used for finding the order of integration between the two data series. Secondly, the Johansen maximum likelihood estimates are used for testing co-integration. Thirdly, the standard Granger-type test is adapted by using lag residual of the co-integrating regression model. Lag length for Granger […]

Salary Disparity in USA

It is widely known that in the labor force of the United States, women are compensated less than men. According to the report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 1997, full-time working white women had weekly salaries equal to roughly 75% of white men’s weekly salaries (Keaveny Inderrieden, 2000). The gender disparity in […]

Planning and Evaluating Health Services in the State of Cook

Since health services’ planning involves projecting data into the future, the data presented below is based on the assumption that the current trends would continue. Therefore service planners need to take into account external factors that can significantly change the projections.Population projections and other ABS data related calculations for the states have been made using […]

The Demand and Supply

Various studies have been conducted to formulate that about 45% of the US population is known to have one or more chronic illness and this illness account for 78% of all health care spending. (Managing Care for Adults with Chronic Conditions, 2002, par. 2) The percentage alone divulges relevant information on the sheer number of […]

Bank Accounts

As such, this handout focuses on the major aspects that define bank accounts and their correlation with entrepreneurs.The distribution of income accounts is primarily evident in two facets thus entrepreneurial income account and allocation of other significant income. Their function is to control income, which may be useful for market producers (Tom Jerome 2011). The […]

Special Air Service Horizontal Merger

This study was conducted under the request of the United States Department of Transport to measure the impact of code-sharing agreements on the market share in the first quarter of 1994, between British Airways/USAir and KLM/North West. SAS Company is one of the leaders in the aviation industry, thanks to the restricting efforts that were […]

Types of Organizations

Without any doubt, the United Kingdom is one of the most influential economies on this planet today. According to the official statistics, the United Kingdom has the sixth rank in the list of economies placed according to their nominal GDP. Moreover, the United Kingdom is the fourth country when ranked according to Gross National Income. […]

Francais Company Fashion Industry Small Business

The Francais brand merchandise is sold via directly managed retail outlets located in shopping malls.Francais serves a niche in the United States market for high-quality, fashionable ladies wear. Currently, Francais focuses on a select trendier, upscale segment, with 15 high profile stores in California and New York. With its Francais line of smart blouses, dress […]

Raping within Dating

Rickert, Psy.D., and C.M. Weinmann, Ph.D. Traditionally, it was believed that women are raped by some unknown person coming out of the darkness. But this paradigm has changed since the evolution of acquaintance rape and ‘date rape’. Date rape is a sexual assault that occurs when the victim and perpetrator are involved in dating relationships, […]

Healthy People and Issues on Obesity

Obesity in childhood, teenage and adults is considered an epidemic in the United States. The advancement in technology created rapid changes in the eating habits of individuals globally. However, as countries become more developed in terms of economic status, the greater the availability and affordability of innumerable choices of food that an individual can indulge […]

Elimination of Mandatory Drug Sentences in Massachusetts

Law markers held the view that it would be effective in dealing with the drug kingpins in Massachusetts. As of today, it is imperative to note that this theory did not succeed to its bare minimum. Indeed, according to FAMM (1), it has been noted that instead of Kingpins, this sentencing has ended up putting […]

Two Primary Crime Data Sources in the US

And here lies the problem, because in reality there is no perfect way of measuring crime, as statistics could be manipulated, especially so that reporting crimes could be influenced by varied factors. For example, as commonly depicted in crime movies – be they fictional or documentary – police, classically, under-reports or over reports crime due […]

How Successful Have the Canadian Government and Bank of Canada Been in Running the Canadian Economy over the Last Two Years

The aforementioned letter cited the following statistics to underscore the point:Labour markets have weakened, and employment is poised to decline further as the slowdown takes hold… Over 300,000 jobs in manufacturing have been lost. Yet less than 40% of unemployed workers qualify for Employment Insurance benefits.The body of literature that has examined the Canadian economy […]

Marketing Opportunities at Rooneys Bed and Breakfast

Both owners have been accustomed to meeting and greeting the public on a formal level. The couples’ middle-aged daughter helps with the cleaning and is able to speak and understand English, French, and Spanish. An immediate opportunity, therefore, arises for the couple to use their daughter’s expertise to translate the different languages of their potential […]

Causes and Consequences of the Notion of Language Death

Crystal also discusses the topic of the language change stating that “languages do not get better or worse when they change” and the task of the linguist is to study this language change / Crystal, 2006, p. 26 /. The question of the actual number of languages in the world is one of the most […]

Jury Trials and Plea Bargaining

Some of these issues have been addressed through a variety of initiatives but the perception still persists that a judicial system that is skewed towards the mighty, the rich and the influential have a built-in bias against the poor litigants and other members belonging to the lower strata of society. The view is that justice […]

Early Childhood Education Theory of Constructivism

To constantly improve and develop everything that surrounds us is human nature. Hence, all spheres of human life, including social, political, and economic processes, face deliberate transformations and changes that are supposed to simplify specific aspects, increase effectiveness, or improve final results. The sphere of education has not become an exception. Historically numerous reforms took […]

The Success of Antidiscrimination Legislation

Various measures have been introduced through the years for the limitation of the phenomenon of discrimination in the workplace. however all of these measures (or at least the majority of them) have been proved to be inadequate taking into account the current social and cultural characteristics of most of the countries internationally. The extension of […]

Power and the People in Ancient China

Any emperor, who practised evil, faced the wrath of heaven in the form of natural calamities and disasters. If the said emperor still continued with his immoral practices or did not heed the warnings of heaven, then heaven would appropriately withdraw his mandate. Revolution would thus emerge because of the breaking of social and political […]

The Linguistic Acquisition Device

He was able to give an evident account of the case of Victor of Aveyron who showed severe difficulty in developing language skills after years of isolation in the woods where he only interacted with animals. Subsequent observed improvement in language acquisition by Victor of Aveyron and a similar case of Genie in the United […]

Whether It Is the Managers Responsibility to Make Sure the Contract Is Being Adhered To By both Employees and the Organisation

The primary concern of organisations is to ensure effective performance through employees, normally done through the Human Resource Management (HRM) function of the organisation, where it becomes the responsibility of HRM to introduce effective policies and methods to achieve goals, and also carry out employee performance appraisals for further improvement (McKenna and Beech, 2008).Unlike a […]

Ethics in Organizations

The management of HP stated that one of the most difficult yet important choices they have ever made was firing the people whose acts were not meeting the ethical standards of the organization.Whether it is in the form of legal or moral responsibility, ethics should be considered as their priority by the modern organization. Organizations […]

Impact of Horror Films on Children and the Society

Television is one of the major causes for the same. Television has become an integral part of an individual’s entertainment in the modern world. People from all age groups spend a major part of their free time watching the television. So it follows naturally that they are influenced by what they watch on the television. […]

Approaches of Tata Steel to Managing Environmental Drivers in the Market

Tata Steel is the second biggest steel manufacturer in Europe and has its chief steelmaking plants in Holland and the UK. It supplies steel and associated services to main industries such as production, vehicle manufacturer, and packaging. The European operations are supplementary of Tata Steel Group, one of the world’s top ten steel manufacturers. The […]

Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X Comparison

Yet, amid their being part of the same oppressed and marginalized (black) race, King and Malcolm’s views and standpoints on certain things also have patches of differences—as they were, as some would refer them to, in a situation of ‘butting heads together’. However, their philosophies, though with a kind of divergence, have been greatly treasured […]

(Spanking a Necessary Evil

Children seem to respond much quicker to physical punishments or even the threat of this than they do verbal corrections. Many parents believe that spanking is an acceptable form of punishment and consider the practice as an indispensable component of child-rearing. Others believe hitting anyone is wrong including and maybe especially, a child. Physically abusing […]

Stigmatization of Mental Illnesses

This paper attempts to shed some light on why mentally ill persons are stigmatized. This paper will therefore first offer a brief description of stigma and then it will evaluate the extent of the stigmatization of mental illness and then it will analyze why mental illness attracts such stigmatization.Byrne (2000) describes stigma as “a sign […]

Nature of Online Interactions Behaviors and Relationships

Kleinberg shows us that large data sets analysis can upend the way we have done things in the past, and offer new and better ways to do things. Kleinberg touches on the predictive power of large data sets made available from popular aggregation sites on the Internet, for instance. Such include the photo-sharing site Flickr, […]

Challenges Faced by Immigrant Women in Canada

The proposed research is descriptive research and it aims at finding the major trends in the lives of these migrant women and identify the status quo from a myriad of research systems and methodologies.“Canada has been a popular destination for immigrants due to the progressive social and legal systems that it has upheld for decades…” […]

The Significance of Private Security in Contemporary Society

The very first point that proves the important role played by private security is the growth in private security involvement in the European Union. Steden and Sarre (2007) point out that according to recent figures, over a period from 1999 to 2007, the number of people employed in private security rose from a mere 600,000 […]

Profit Maximization

If the results are observed to have positive impacts on profits, only then that decision is taken into consideration for further implementation. There is a number of reasons due to which the model of profit maximization receives attention.it is encouraged because of undeniable and sustainable advantages which it offers to the business. Some of them […]

Consumer Behavior Status Symbol

All over the globe, the use of these status goods is observed and its abuse is also rather evident. Medieval ages definitely did not have status symbols, however, their emergence rather proceeded from the 19th century (Denselow, 2010). Now in 2013, the idea of a status symbol somewhat differs from the one before it, and […]

Can Society Function without Respect

For example, respect is important when a person is undervalued at work or in personal life. We should reveal compassion for others giving praise to their side and treat them like we want ourselves to be treated. By giving no respect for the other human, we make them unworthy of the community. So, being kind, […]

Old Money Versus New Money as Shown in the Great Gatsby

The book “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald uses a sense of the legendary and epic image of the protagonist in society. Therefore, we decided to develop the idea and found some useful tips directly in the book of Scott Fitzgerald. The story of the wealthy Gatsby is told on behalf of Nick Carraway, […]

The Death Penalty Pros and Cons

A number of speakers touched on the problem of public opinion. Public opinion polls show that more than 80% of citizens have a negative attitude towards the abolition of the death penalty. You can use these data in different ways: ignore them, use them for snobbish conclusions about the immaturity of public legal consciousness, etc.However, […]

European Union Labour Laws

Although the European Union (EU) has been highlighted as the most advanced system of regional integration of labor (Craig Lynk 2006, p 20), it has not escaped criticism in regard to a plethora of issues concerning workers in the Member States. For instance, Craig and Lynk (2006) identified the addition of ten states (the Czech […]

Comparison of the National Cultures of Australia and the China

As part of the international human resource management study, it is necessary for human resource manager(s) to be familiar with the national culture (McGaughey, Iverson, and De Cieri, 1997) and labor institutions of different countries in order to determine the work-related preferences of each nationality. The study of different national cultures is beneficial to both […]

Marketing of the UK Tourism Agencies

They offer a complete in itself tour and ensure that the product offered by them is standard, unique, produced in a large scale, and decently packaged. The tour operators’ marketing tactics are similar to any other consumer product, which is successfully marketed.In tourism, the target market is (Boone, L. E. Kurtz, D. L., 1992) “A […]

The Effect of Human Activity on the Ecology of Long Island Sound

But while some of these interactions can be described in strictly objective terms, such as the spatial-temporal flows of matter and energy studied in resource management, the term “place” denotes humans’ subjective experiences and meanings of the locations they inhabit. Because of this, approaches to the study of place may draw on very wide vocabularies […]

The Effect of the Five Forces of Industry Competition on Saudi Arabian Airlines

This analysis provides a no exhaustive list of potential influences of the environment on the organization. Each of the forces is categorized by a particular macro-level external influence, which directly impacts strategic direction at Saudi Arabian Airlines. The political environment can have a significant influence on businesses as well as affect consumer confidence and business […]

Negligence in Law

According to ‘Heaven v. Pender(1883) 11 Q.B.D. 503) “actionable negligence consists in the neglect of the use of ordinary care or skill towards a person to whom the defendant owes the duty of observing ordinary care and skill, by which neglect the plaintiff has suffered injury, to person or property”.In an action for negligence the […]

The Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne

There are numerous concepts contained within the story that are alien to a modern reader and remained somewhat unfamiliar to Hawthorne himself but were elemental to the early Puritans. One example of this is the concept that Hester could not just run off with Reverend Dimmesdale as she might have had she lived in this […]

Of Purpose for Grad School of Economics

The rapid change in international trade and commerce cannot be blamed for this phenomenon because development can be positive or negative. Earlier, economic crises/problems affected small nations. But now, economic problems are haunting economically stable nations and the union of nations. For instance, the economic crisis is not a new phenomenon for the African and […]

Political Science Letters

A team was formed by sir Grooves that met in April and May 1945. These meetings were top secret and were with the aim of drawing up a list of targets. The primary criterion for choosing the targets was that the cities targeted must not have been damaged by previous bombings, this allowed for the […]

Computed Tomography Scanning for Diagnosing Appendicitis

Bushong (2000) maintained that there are at least five advantages offered by computed tomography over conventional radiography: (1) better contrast resolution, (2) no superposition of tissue, (3) less scatter radiation, (4) 3D imaging capability, and (5) capability for bone mineral assay.The standard practice at the Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) in Abu Dhabi is that a […]

Animal Rights

There is no denying the fact that the testing of chemicals, drugs, cosmetics, and consumer products on animals and using animals for scientific experimentation is indeed wrong and cruel. No amount of scientific development justifies extending a cruel treatment to speechless and innocent animals and animal testing is something that is utterly inhumane and detestable. […]

Variety of Meanings of Symbols in Different Cultures

The tricky part of using symbols in appeals such as advertisements is that the meanings of symbols are built upon the cultural ideas and values of the society in which they’re produced. Meaning is transferred as a result of the understanding of the symbol as well as the way that this symbol is used in […]

Christian Existentialism

Tillich claimed that religion provides one with the strength ‘to be’. The hopes and passions of religion, that are ultra-rational, give society hope to conquer despair. Existentialism isn’t so atheistic that it wears itself out showing that God doesn’t exist. Rather it declares that even if God did exist, that would change nothing…His existence is […]

Posttraumatic stress disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened”(National institute of mental health, 2011). It is an anxiety related psychological disease which may occur after a person faces […]

Fruitful and Fun Experience Semester

In this essay, I will try to condense all the things that I learned from studying these three books with an emphasis on the last two in the essay. The book, “Good Reasons with Contemporary Arguments” by Lester FaigleyAnd Jack Selzer, is one of the most informative books I have read in a long time. […]

Studying Comparative Politics

Our world since its origination has been a ‘hotbed’ of activity. Activity in the sense, the central component of this world, we humans have been showing activeness both mentally and physically, which have transformed our globe from a primitive one to an advanced one. Advancement, which is visible in all spheres of our life, as […]

Democracy in America

This paper briefly analyses the areas which need further modifications or improvements in order to make democracy stronger in America.America is a country most of the people like to immigrate because of the immense freedom, liberties, and opportunities existing there. Perhaps America is the only country in the world which is developed equally well in […]

The Key Competencies of a Project Manager

The key competencies of a project manager are immense but a few of them are mentioned within the length of this paper.Within the literature review for this topic, the emphasis would be laid on the fact that project managers commit their own selves whole-heartedly towards the cause of the project at hand and that they […]

How to Distinguish What Is True

The different ways of knowing can help us in this regard by helping us distinguish between the truths and what we assume to be truths through our perception, emotion, reason and language. This could, in turn, help us distinguish between something that is true and something that is believed to be true merely by helping […]

Stem Cell Research

We all begin as a zygote (a fertilized egg with sperm). Zygotes mature from a single cell into a eukaryotic organism by means of what is known as differentiation. What this means is that the cells of a newly formed zygote are normal cells that require the undergoing of differentiation in order to form a […]

Negotiation Plan for Interview with the Mayor of Boston

The setting is perfect. In the calm, pure waters of a lake, someone with vested interests wishes to throw a stone to create ripples. The mayor of Boston has no issue as such yet he wishes to create an issue about the lesser representation of women in the hiring committee of Central Medical Centre headed […]

Maraviroc A New Hope for the Future of the HIV Infected Patients

“The development of CCR5 HIV drug that specifically targets virus resistant to first-line therapy is very encouraging for the future of HIV therapy”This statement is very true, before many many people died of HIV, AIDS, they suffered in pain and humiliation and eventually died wrecked in severe pain. AIDS stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome, […]

Investigation Techniques

These changes may include minute details like turning off lights or opening of doors or windows etc. The investigator must start examining the body and should be careful to avoid damaging any evidence present at the crime scene. Carefully observation of the ground around the body is necessary. The investigator has to search for items […]

Barriers to Learning

Also, the author will provide several solutions to each identified barrier to learning.Organizational learning can be acquired through constant reading, listening, or even thinking. It is necessary for the growth and sustainability of an organization. The rapidly changing global market environment creates a tight competition among the local and international businesses. In order to cope […]

John Stuart Mill and His Practical Works

Our world becomes wider, our imagination richer and our life more colorful and zestful as a result of our companionship with the travelers of the spirit and the pioneers of thought.” (1960:1). The same is the case with renowned philosopher of Victorian times John Stuart Mill, who has left indelible imprints on the pages of […]

Understanding the Olympic Marketplace

The Olympic Games occur as a series of preparatory business activities involving the establishment of brand partnerships from a marketing perspective in which well-known companies such as PepsiCo and Coca-Cola bring their own, unique brand power into the forefront of Olympics activities. However, should Olympics promoters rely on the brand strength of other well-known companies […]

Guidelines on Writing a Research Proposal

The research proposal delivers the basic information behind a research. reasons for the research, stating the problem at hand as well as how the researcher aims to address the said issue. And with it, the researcher thus proposes a hypothesis to the said problem at hand.According to Stephen Wegren, a Political Science Professor at the […]

Publication Bans

A public bank can be issued if it is necessary in order to prevent a real risk to the fairness of the trial or if the salutary effects of the public ban outweigh the deleterious effects to the free expression of those affected.According to Media Law Resource Center (MLRC), 50 state survey (pp 81) “open […]

Whether Royal Prerogative Powers Are Unnecessary

There is near consensus amongst the members of Parliament and the general public for discarding this concept. In the Iraq war issue, Prime Minister Tony Blair empowered Parliament to vote in support of the war. This was defective on two counts. First, Parliament should be empowered to declare war, without having to rely on any […]

Observation Riding Public Transportation

And whether or not they are rich or poor people all have their reasons in which they ride public transportation.Bryan, the man I interviewed for this portion of my observations, rides the bus from the north side of town into downtown. He is a security officer at a local hospital. His uniform consists of a […]

What is Harry Potter to You

Many generations of children grew up on stories and series about a wizard with a lightning bolt on his forehead. However, these books series were condemned for "propaganda of black magic." After the appearance of a series of such books, numerous children were willing to study in boarding schools, and the number of boarding schools […]

Code of Ethics Reflecting on Personal Experience

Normally, individuals and institutions develop codes of ethics for their personal and professional lives to promote harmonious and acceptable behavior within their respective environments. Although a number of approaches to developing codes of ethics are available, the underpinning rule demands all standards of ethics to ensure clarity and objectivity in the values and principles, plainly […]

Hollywood Representations of Women in 1930s Film

The first section will explore the representation of women in 1930s film, concentrating on how women were objectified. The second section will focus on how 1930s cinema, pre-code, portrayed women as having to choose between a career and love. Section 3 will look at the role of women in 1930s film and theorise that some […]

Apathy and Contemporary Democracy

First, it requires individual responsibility for non – participation. The second side transfers the responsibility onto other factors such as the elites, institutional practices, structures of society, and the administrative policies in society. The first face of the democratic apathy concept depends on the ideology of free choice, and this allows individuals to express apathy […]

The Revival of Labor Liberalism

The paper shows that the given problem has been slowly been assimilated by other states that have seen the need to adapt to it while others have been dictated to adopt the idea. For instance, the third world countries which depend mostly on financial assistance from the West have been forced to strictly follow this […]

Secularism in Contemporary Industrial Society

Secularism’s future doesn’t look too optimistic.Secularism implies a plurality of cultural choices. Secularism is not about the absence of faith: indeed it is about the assertion of faith – faith in freedom and people, not dogmas. Space where one can pause and acknowledge the other, the one who is different, the alien, the non-believer. where […]

The Bureaucracy and Public Policymaking in the United States

Policymaking is not just about its outcome but most importantly the process by which it has been made, because the crux of public policymaking is the constant interaction among its key players: the institutions that draw the structures and rules which govern the making of decisions. the interest as represented by a group and individual […]

Corporate Social Responsibility

This paper seeks to delve deeper into this aspect of the business, and seek answers to the critical issue of the social and environmental commitment of multinational companies, their corporate agenda and the impact of the same on their stakeholders. For the purpose of this study, the case of The Body Shop will be explored […]

AntiSocial Behavior Enforcement Support and Rehabilitation

Consequently, he has no real capacity for love, kindness, or trust, and can be too carefree about life.The family and negative parental role modeling has been attributed to antisocial behavior. Robins (cited in Wickliffe 2008) made a follow-up study of white children that were referred to a psychiatric clinic for antisocial behavior. It was found […]

The Ways to Become Successful

The first case is emotional blackmail, which appears to be the most effective means of making it to the top without investing oneself heavily on the issues that matter. This occurs through establishing an emotional connection and using it to one’s own advantage, where it is applied at the right time to exert the most […]

Companies Based Education Training and Developments

In most cases it is the employees who operate these machines, therefore competent employees must be hired. The employees who have the necessary skills and knowledge are indispensable in the company.Different companies produce different varieties of products and also have different methods of producing these products. There is a need for the employees to be […]

The UK Airline Industry

According to SCP, the industry structure is deduced from salient information about the number and size distribution of buyers and sellers, entry and exit conditions, product differentiation, vertical integration and diversification.Pertaining to the UK airline industry, Button (1989, p. 197) stated that ‘The key point is not how many airline companies serve the market, but […]

Considerations for a Successful Acquisition

The theoretical research shows that the ability of an organization to manage the changes in organizational culture is the most important factor that determines the success or failure of an acquisition. There are also other factors such as strategy formulation, acquisition planning, and execution of the plan which go a long way in determining the […]

Iconology of St Peters Rome

During the first three centuries of the Christian era, Christianity evolved a new faith one that can’t be taken in exclusion of the social, cultural, and religious framework of the late Roman Empire. Therefore, Christian architecture has to be seen in the context of a Roman-Hellenistic world. Early believers didn’t have the means to found […]

Capitalism and Progress for Business

According to Fulcher (2004), in the traditional form of business, the merchants used to invest money in order to get better returns in the forms of goods and monetary valuations. In a similar context, the capitalist production in the present scenario mainly depends upon the exploitation of wage labor. In the capitalist society, labor is […]

The Olympic Games Stakeholders

The events sector in a given economy plays an important role in ensuring sustainable development of the region. Different individuals influence, or are affected by, the events conducted in a region. There are individuals who have interests in the events. There are those who take part in the decision making process in the planning of […]

DEFRA and Environmental Protection

Now I will explain how this Environment Agency established and how they started work. The Environment Agency was established in the year 1995 by the Environment Act and turned out to be fully operational on 1 April 1996. The organization is a Non-Departmental Public Body of the Department for Food and Rural Affairs, Environment, and […]

Constitutional and Administrative Law

In this vein, applicable national statutes and common law precedents will not be applied in a vacuum. Therefore, the list of restrictions placed on the EBA’s plan to stage a peaceful assembly will be examined by reference not only to the national laws but also with reference to Convention rights. Any conflicts will be resolved […]

The Prescription Act of 1832

Leasehold tenures were a further development, either for a periodic tenancy or confusion of freehold and leasehold concepts that constituted the fee-farm grants for the conversion of an original leasehold tenure into the ownership of land. This was facilitated through statutory provisions such as the Renewable Leasehold Conversion Act of 1849, whereby leases for life […]

How Can the Security Manager Deal with Violence in the Workplace

Various diverse actions in the work atmosphere can activate or cause workplace violence. This may happen even as a consequence of non-work-related conditions such as domestic violence or violence caused by a rude employee, a manager, supervisor, co-worker, customer, family member, or even an unfamiliar person. Whatever may cause workplace violence is to be prevented. […]

The Universal Healthcare

However, access to health care is mainly determined by levels of income which disadvantages the less privileged members of the society hence the need to make access to healthcare universal since it is of paramount importance in the development and growth of the economy.It can be noted that in many countries, the health care system […]

Islamic Sharia Law in Present Day Nigeria

Among the Hausa, kings, and chiefs accepted Islam. Some were very devout and contributed to spreading religion. Whether devout or not, the rulers benefited from the opportunities associated with Islam: the wealth of the trans-Saharan trade, the spread of ideas from North Africa, and the ability to forge diplomatic relations with Muslim rulers elsewhere.Islam an […]

Managing Cultural Diversity in the Hospitality Industry

The hospitality sector is the highest recruiter, the managers face a challenge of managing workforce diversity as there is a higher level of labour mobility across nations.The managers need to recognize the benefits of a culturally diverse workforce which would help them to handle the challenges that such a workforce presents. Cultural diversity can create […]

Managing Financial Resources Bruce McIntyre

On the other hand. Revenue expenditures are those of a recurring nature, required for short term business needs. These are “used up” in the course of running the business.Utilization of internally generated funds is possible in an ongoing situation of running a business. Such internal funds may be cash surpluses generated from operations or cash […]

Economic Crisis

The manipulation of this system by factors inside or outside the system can lead to severe negative consequences for the participants of the system. There are many different types of risks in finance. These types and amounts of risk basically provide a rational framework for making financial decisions (Madura, 2007). Therefore the investors face uncertainty […]

Management of service quality issue

The valet parking service is generally provided by establishments such as hotels, restaurants, big business houses, malls and theatres. In the current research, various advantages and issues of valet parking with respect to the Address hotel has been discussed. The Address hotel is one of the well known and favourite destinations in Dubai. The hotel […]

Whether Savannah Harbour Expansion Project Is Worth the Shot

The greatest concern before implementing a project of such an extent, the impacts of the project to the external environment and the way they can be mitigated is first assessed. Furthermore, the remarkable economic impacts of Savannah Harbor should also be considered before making a final decision on whether to license the project. The deepening […]

Red Zuma Project

In-depth analysis of the marketA comprehensive product designSelecting the appropriate product designAll-inclusive designCreation of prototypes for the project’s commencementTesting of created prototypesFinalizing on product designThe final manufacturing processOrdering components and equipmentInstallation of product equipmentAmong the above activities, the detailed marketing plan has the most significant slack, and it will take 179 days to complete. This […]

Value Stream Mapping and Interviews with Michigan Steel Company

The production lead time is also reduced by analyzing the primary data obtained from observing actual processes in the company’s factory. Further, this paper discusses the methods employed in the analysis and drawing of Michigan Steel Company’s value stream map. These methods are vital in the calculation of the cycle time, changeover time and uptime. […]

Research Methods for Business by Uma Sekaran

This paper intends to show how the problem at hand can be taken through the processes of research discussed in the following sections. Theoretical framework and hypothesis development This chapter provides an exclusive description of a research process through a theoretical framework and hypothesis development. This process includes the identification of variables and basic features […]

Analysis of community practice

In community development, dialogic approach shot to fame fast because it facilitated teamwork, consultative forums and collective bargaining, from which constructive and more tenable ideas emanate. Thus, the concept of dialogic approach in community development will seek to establish ethical and mutually-satisfying frameworks, upon which community development initiatives and projects are to be established. Westoby […]

Research Use for Academic Purposes

I had basic computer skills but yet I consulted certain friends who could assist me in refining my computer skills. It was only after a while that I realized that I needed to have a plan and schedule to achieve results in a time-bound manner. Hence I prepared a detailed plan and time table. It […]

The Essential Aspects of Project Management

The project has anoverallperformance period of three hundred days, but the agreement allows for an extension of up to thirty days. Theproject’s guidelines and objectives are in the contract signed between ourselves, the Iraqi government, and therelevantfund’sdonorfor this project. The contract outlines the hierarchicalsystemof reporting projectprogressfrom the relevant Iraqi Ministry to the donor group. The […]

The Gorgon Gas Project

The project has been mainly criticized for the harmful impact that it will have on the ecosystem of the Barrow Islands. Other critics have raised the issue that the increased Carbon did oxide productions as a result of this venture will harm the environment of the area and will effectively harm the natural habitat of […]

Managing Project Closure

The focus of this work is to demonstrate the ability to identify the closure point and build this into the project plan and to allow for appropriate corrective action if changes are needed.According to the work of Young (2010), the most difficult part of a project is closure. Young states that it is “easy to […]

Assessment Leadership Portfolio

108).In case of the organizational problems like a lack of follow-through by the employees who are enthusiastic but not appropriately skilled, it is much better to resort to a transformational approach towards leadership that involves bringing up the desired changes in the concerned employees approach by building relationships with them and by extending the required […]

Embedding Sustainability Issues into Design and Business Contexts

Numerous business communities are changing the way they operate. They have realized that working sustainably or going green can actually cause increased profits. Usually, most companies are motivated to go green when they are operating under the bottom line scenario. However, soaring stock prices are one example of what sustainability can do to an organization. […]

Strategic Alliances And Brand Differentiation In The Automobile Industry

The term strategic alliances refer to cooperative agreements between potential or actual competitors. Strategic alliances can range from short-term contractual arrangements in which two companies agree to cooperate on a particular task or project, such as developing a new product, to formal joint ventures in which two or more firms have equity stakes. An alternative […]

GasLift Manufacturing Corporations

Speaking from research he carried out on his design of the gas-lift chairs, the person seated on the chair is bound to be seated on a hip inclination of 90o, or even less. The hip inclination is the angle between the torso and legs, causing the torso to press against the heart and lungs. Accordingly, […]

Starbucks Delays India Entry

Starbucks planned its roadmap to venture in India with Tata Global Beverages, though according to the present legal framework of the country, Starbucks could have entered India without any partner, yet the company is planning to enter into a 50-50 joint venture with TATA Group. As far as marketing strategies of Starbucks are concerned for […]

International Business and Economics

Franchising is very similar to licensing except in the degree of control by the licensor in that a franchise has to adhere strictly to a set of standards such as in marketing strategy and in its sales promotions (Welch, Benito, and Petersen, 2007, p. 53). Example of licensing would be a Mickey Mouse logo licensed […]

For Change

And for change to better the organization should be planned, whether the change is desired or not.One service provider seeks to generate $12M to build senior care facilities in rural counties in America, as it sees the insufficient senior care facilities available to senior citizens, denying them quality life they should be enjoying during their […]

Managerial Exam Solutions

In a bureaucratic structure, the project manager manages the evolution of change in the structure. In a matrix structure, the project manager shares roles and responsibilities with several functional managers. In a cluster organization, the project manager shares roles and responsibilities with functional teams in place of managers and in a network organization the project […]

How Should We Educate Our Children

The project-based learning approach has been actually developed to help young learners to become inspired in being able to further understand the society in their own point of view. Naturally, this approach to classroom activities directly emphasizes the essence of long-term learning. Through further development of the said process of teaching, PBL has been noted […]

Crisis at Renault Company

The companies decision is to transform the production of the Vilvoorde plant to other plants of France and Spain. In this situation, the company only needs 1900 employees for continuing their production function. This decision helps the company to save $ 160 million annually. One of the major reasons behind this is a powerful global […]

Research Methods Project

The atmosphere where the recording is done is an intrinsic part of the event and the intention behind the outdoor recording is to capture this acoustical atmosphere (Thein, n.d.). This can be captured in a mobile unit or a truck although a mobile recording studio has constraints of space. While there are several mobile recording […]

Aging with Grace Secrets and Lifehacks

The usual manifestation is a disturbance of functions including memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgment, and these may be chronic or progressive. This paper gives a brief summary of the book, my impression of the book, the strength and weakness, a comparison of the book with three journals, the lessons I’ve […]

Making Decisions in Business Situations

lt thing and for this, one needs to understand what are the basic ways in which a decision can be arrived at, without wasting much time and using the best tools and techniques in order to achieve the same. These decisions are very crucial to the outcome of a project but certain things should be […]

The Technological Innovations and the Business Strategy of BBC

Over the years, the company grew from a single person entity to one that employs people in the thousands and spans across the globe in its operations. (Briggs, 1985) The BBC is well known for its record of impartiality and independence in reporting and coverage of news events. Though there has been some criticism in […]

Strengths and Weaknesses Urban Planning in Australia

Government and urban authorities formulate programs aimed at improving the urban environment and promoting given economic and social goals. Since ancient times, as depicted by the ruins of ancient cities, urban planning has been practiced with well-organized streets, water and sewage systems, and walls. For example, during the Renaissance, European city areas were carefully and […]

Extreme Makeover as a Reality Show

“Recently, televised ‘makeovers’ – in which a member of the public is plucked from obscurity and transformed, by virtue of clever hair, make-up and style consultants, into a glamorous creature – have become popular. Makeovers have now become almost ubiquitous, with a rash of television programmes portraying the results of makeovers not only on a […]

Investing In Early Developing Country

The aspect of globalization was the core consideration with regard to the type of company selected. Since I was more inclined to a service company particularly in the baking and financial services sector, I settled on Capital One Financial, which is a reputed banking corporation with a global presence as well as being among the […]

Global and Products Industry Porter’s Six Forces Analysis

Porter’s six forces analysis of the global paper industry would involve certain factors such as threat of new entrants, rivalry among existing firms, threat of substitute products or services, bargaining power of buyers, bargaining power of suppliers and relative power of other stakeholders. The explanations of the factors are given below:Threat of New EntrantsEconomies of […]

The Key Aspects of Criminal Law

eath, or the intent to cause grievous body harm and almost all kinds of criminal offenses require a demonstration of mens rea to endorse culpability of offense. (Mens rea. 2006).In this case, it could be seen that Amelia’s mens reus was to cause death to her husband, and therefore, prima facie, Amelia is guilty of […]

Fieldwork

They have children programs in which volunteers can interact with kids, and offering direct services to other homeless persons. At the organization, there is always an opportunity that fits well in an individual’s preferences. There are many homeless children all over the city who are in dire need of someone to teach good behavior, and […]

Diagnostic Assessment of George Costanza

Indeed, if there is one reliable verdict that has appeared from the present study on personality characteristics with which every personologist acquiesces, it is that nature of a person is just as varied and convoluted as the length of the day.She kept “Ego” notebooks, with notes on a wide range of subjects that affected her […]

Strategic Management of Kohls Corporation

The target market of Kohl’s Corporation is women aged from 25 to 54 who have children and a sufficient income to spend on their products. The company strategic approach is built around the convenience and price suitable for its customers. Under this strategy, the company has built its stores in a boxlike structure where shoppers […]

Euphemism A Technique of Expression

Euphemism often serves the purposes of diplomatic expression. Again it serves some commercial purposes also. But the prominent authors and writers have made the most effective use of Euphemism in their literary works. Moreover, a man consciously or subconsciously uses a lot of euphemisms in his daily affairs. As Garner says, they "thrive as much […]

Hamlet as a Philosophical Text

It throws up a complex mix of religious, philosophical, political, and psychological perspectives that critics have endlessly analyzed and argued about during the last four centuries.Returning briefly to the dramatic structure of the play, it is evident that Shakespeare had not heeded Aristotle’s injunctions on the Unities and the need to focus on action rather […]

Woodrow Wilson and World War I

What makes Wilson special among the great leaders of all time is his tenure itself. Immediately after inducting to be the president, he was forced to make the ultimate decision. America was of course on the brim of a collateral damage if it continued its neutral stand for a long time. Wilson’s decision was of […]

Security Politics and the Environment

Conversion in temperature can affect many industries which include farming, tourism and insurance. While prime climatic changes occur because of global warming and with more environmental knowledge, this exterior factor is becoming an important issue for organizations to consider. The increasing desire to safeguard the environment is affecting many industries like the tourism industry and […]

Uniqueness of 1960’s Decade

where some of the most important events of the 1970s. these events have somewhat eclipsed the historical significance of the 1960s. So which event of the 1960s is, according to me, so relevant in my life and to the rest of the modern world? I wish to put a focus on an event that took […]

How Corruption Became AllPervasive in Bulgarian Politics

In the early 1990s the hardest obstacle to overcome was for economists and political figures to have the strength to change the manner in which the Soviet Union satellite countries were operating for 45 years. A decade after the transition attempts the dominant characteristics of the Eastern European countries are their powerfulness to cope with […]

Democracy in America in All Its Glory

Democratic institutions are more likely to protect individual freedoms.On the other hand, freedom is something an individual enjoys. it is the absence of oppression from both government and other agencies although it should be practiced that where there is freedom, there is responsibility.Northern democratic traditions emphasize three inalienable freedoms: rights to personal security, personal expression, […]

China and Taiwan in American Foreign Policy

The break up of the Soviet Union and the demise of communism, except in China, should have paved the way for more amicable foreign relations between the two countries. This was not to be, as the confrontation across the Straits of Taiwan has demonstrated. Since the political ideology of communism and democracy are no longer […]

Realism and the International Order

Realism, as an explanatory theory of international relations, provides perhaps the most concise and strongest definition of what constitutes state interest, behavior, and the establishment of the international order. Accordingly, realists argue that states exist within an anarchic geopolitical framework and this framework is an inherent component of international relations. In fact, for realists, the […]

The Life of Senator Paul Simon

"He attended the University of Oregon and Dana College in Blair, Nebraska, but never graduated" (Paul Simon). "At Nebraska’s then all-white Dana College, he led an effort to make the school’s admissions policies color-blind" (Wright, 16). "In 1948, at the end of his junior year, with financial backing from local business people Simon pursued a […]

Electoral and Liberal Democracy

The author defines electoral democracies as those that have filled the positions of power through electoral means and there are competing parties for the same posts that the product of a competition for votes among the parties. The countries that come under this include multiparty democracies like Russia, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Indonesia. These countries hold […]

Connecting System Thinking with Strategic Planning

As such, the fusion of these two approaches can lead to better management practices in today’s organizations.In the process outlined above, the definition of the situation is critical and which is usually the major problem. The causes of the problem such as behavioral patterns would be reviewed. In addition, the underlying structure of the behavioral […]

Open and Closed Economy Defined

Whatever economy a country has is dependent on the country itself – the decision of its government. But how do they differ?A closed economy is the type that does not trade with other nations (Wessels 2001). It does not interact with other economies in the world – no exports, no imports, and no capital flows. […]

Are Rousseau and Marx Theorists of Democracy or Totalitarianism

A common strain of socialist thought is dominant in their theories and both of them despised the capitalist bourgeois culture that was very much prevalent in society. However, one cannot consider both to be advocates of democracy as they preferred a totalitarian form of government.One needs to have a thorough understanding of both the theories […]

Developing Countries Should Be Exempted From WTO Rules

Hence, there is a strong case to be made for WTO rules exemption from a post-colonial reparation perspective. Alongside several emerging economies, many other countries that presently fall under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) category are former colonies for European imperialism (Cappelen, 2007). Moreover, the prevailing political chaos in most of these countries is […]

Why Did Japan Change So Much During the US Occupation

The underlying factors include the fact that it was Japan’s first military occupation by foreigners (Takemae and Ricketts xxvi). Additionally, the devastation suffered during the Second World War which left Japan vulnerable so that cooperation with the foreigners was not a problem, the approach was taken by the US to restructuring Japan’s post-war constitution and […]

Globalization Past and Present

Broadly as a “trend toward greater economic, cultural, political, and technological interdependence among national institutions and economies” (Wild et al, 2010). Integration of markets is now understood to signify convergence in preferences of consumers while the profitable dispersal opportunities of production processes all over the world to obtain efficiency gains are also a part of […]

Does the Thirty Years War Mark an Important Watershed in European Warfare

The Thirty Year War marks the last of its kind—a religious conflict fought under political guises. Unlike other religious wars, however, the Thirty Years War is known much more for its destruction, destitution, and lingering consequences:All this was effected by religion. Religion alone could have rendered possible all that was accomplished, but it was far […]

Environmental Impact Assessment in Australia

(EIS), and the assessment report (Thomas 2005, 153) in fulfilling its set objectives, Elliot and Thomas (2009) observed that EIA inevitably gets involved in society’s politics essentially turning it to be a political process (xii), which Thomas (2005) described to include not only ‘politics of parties and election’ but also ‘politics of personal and organizational […]

Significant Historical Monuments

In addition, these sites often involved in historical events, as the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial have been the location of a number of different events over the years. Monuments are a form of history-making because they symbolize significant aspects of history while giving a certain interpretation of these events, and passing these occurrences […]

The Functioning of the Supreme Court

He illustrates it in such a stoical manner, that the power of America’s superior anti-democratic and opposition of majoritarian institution completely depends upon the endorsement or agreement of the country.Even though we think that when it comes to politics, we pay close attention to the elected branches, Alexis de Tocqueville was his common acute as […]

Air Power Play

Realists of all varieties heed Machiavellis caution that "security for gentleman is impossible if not it be conjoined with power." (18) Leaders wishing to defend their condition from assault must learn to master the planned application of power and act therefore in all situations and against all competitors. Clausewitz’s dictum that war is a continuance […]

Creating America

This is an identity that is far superior to the one they used to hitherto have, as denizens of a nondescript region. This position of enhanced superiority is attributable to the fact that their new identity is the new nationality, which would steadily be recognized in the international landscape. In fact, even as the new […]

Nationalist Feelings in the EU Countries

Since 1999, Brussels has become the center, too, for diplomats and all defense ministries (Wessels, et al, xv). There has been a coalition forged on matters of political and legal relevance, and the EU now has a credible and recognizable voice in world affairs. However, the observation that critics return to time and again is […]

The Entry of Tiger Airways into the Australian Aviation Market

Increased traveling of international tourist arrivals. With Tiger’s stakeholder affiliations with Singapore Air Lines, there are a good potential for international tourists from Singapore, China, etc destinations to Australia to increase which will again boost domestic air travel as well.Possibilities of Quantas., the national carrier being taken over by outside parties such as Air Line […]

Fords Strategic Positions

Political: the political environment in which Ford had to operate can be considered as rather adverse. not only in the USA but all around the world the political conditions were characterized by constant and strong turbulences, a fact that also influenced the performance of Ford.b. Economical: The financial conditions within the international market could not […]

Concepts in Operations Management of David Garvin

Further, a demonstration of how product price, sakes and marketing, profits and losses can be closely associated with the product quality has been elucidated. Overall, this article focuses on the interdependence of product quality, cost and performance and on the company’s profits and losses. This review of product quality is based on the qualitative synthesis […]

What Is The Free Love Movement

The movement has its different stands on the issue, which has prompted many people to wonder. what is the Free Love Movement? At a glance, it is an organization that does not agree with the concept of marriage. It believes that marriage is a social, personal, and financial prison that no one should willingly subscribe […]

Toyota Creativity and Innovation Assessment

Toyota employs its expertises in a variety of other fields such as housing (Toyota Home), financial services (Toyota Financial Services), technology communications, marine, biotechnology afforestation and GAZOO (Toyota).In 2007, while celebrating its 70th anniversary, Toyota Motor Corporation sold 9.34 million vehicles making a profit of $13.7 billion. Having surpassed in size and profitability General Motors’ […]

Office Depot

Office Depot generated sales revenues of $15,010,781 in 2007 (Annual Report, 2007). However, the costs of goods sold and other operating expenditures left Office Depot with only $516 million in assets, which has led to decreased stock/share value for investors and has given Office Depot considerable financial challenges. This change in stock value occurred in […]

The Roots of International Relations Conflict in Iraq

The detail of the statement is illustrated in the latter part of the paper with adequate supporting evidence. Introduction to International relationships: Rules and regulations play an evident role in the development of a society. A productive output of a society witnesses successful adheres of rules and regulations. Thus, the system provides the base of […]

Politics in Application and Practice

Politics is a universal activity. Therefore, political education requires a deeper understanding of political activity and widespread knowledge about it. Political activity is the fundamental ingredient of politics and emerges from politics. This means that politics and political activities are one and the same. Thus, politics is an embodiment of political activity (King, 1977. Pages […]

The Neoliberal Counterrevolution and its Impact on the Development

The result is the emergence of a new social order, based upon the free market and private interests, as opposed to State intervention. (Dumenil and Levy, 2000).During the decades after the IInd World War, Keynesian economic principles characterized development. The developed nations such as the USA, Canada, Europe and Japan demonstrated high rates of economic […]

A Trip to the Theatre

On February 13th, 2010, I attended a performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Rose Theatre in London. The cast included Dame Judi Dentch, someone I was familiar with from her role in Casino Royale as the supervisor of James Bond. Her portrayal of Titania was as expected as she is considered a great […]

Managing Integrated Global Supply Chain

Just selling a final good product isn’t enough. professional customers tend to visualize their deals as a permanent establishment of sustainable partnerships, and viable networks which, if not fulfilled, can cause a tremendous loss in value and image acquired from years of consistent value delivery to 100% satisfied customers.A look into Wal-Mart’s existing supplier chain […]

What Feminism Is

Men had more rights, and it seemed to be the most natural thing.The term “feminism” generally meant “the qualities of females during the mid-1800s. (Sally Haslanger. Topics in Feminism, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) But in a way, it sort of distinguished women from men and may have led some women to start comparing the rights […]

Job Satisfaction and Leadership in Organizational Behavior

The most fundamental factor on which any organization depends is the philosophy of the managers and the solidarity of their leadership in guiding the organization towards its goals. It is the driving factor for the organization because it decides the traits of the organizational culture that comprises both formal and informal matters of the organization […]

The Philosophy of NonViolent Protest

Thoreau’s civil disobedience model has continued to influence political leaders in contemporary history and prime examples include Dr. Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi and Cesar Chavez, who adopted Thoreau’s philosophy to effect significant social and political change (Powers et al, 1997, p.360). Indeed, academic commentators have suggested that whilst Dr. Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi […]

Positivism and the Separation of Morality

The “law functions as a scheme of interpretation”1 and it is that system or set of rules that order the manner in which we view the world. Richard Weaver speaks of rational society as the “mirror of the logos”, with the preservation of society being “directly linked with the recovery of true knowledge.”2 He offers […]

God’s existence or rather Death

Mankind unless God was to make this his will, which he has not done thus far, although this has not stopped various philosophers from trying to persuade their audiences one way or another. Plato believed that gods did exist, although in a much different way than how Christianity has portrayed God. Rene Descartes argued that […]

Management and Leadership of Marriott International

Even though leadership and management styles have been written about much later, but research suggests that both these have been in practice throughout recorded history. Different leadership and management theories have been espoused by different authors. The concept of ‘organization culture’ has become popular since the early 1980s (Hofstede, 2005). There is a definite co-relation […]

The Nursing Philosophy

Each patient has multiple components that are responsible for making each person unique and special—these are biological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual. The patient has a capacity for growth and development as well as the desire to obtain the maximum capacity to enhance one’s potential.The state of good health is not merely the absence of disease […]

A Family Feud in In N out Burger

The paper concludes by references to instances of such behavior in similar firms and makes the case for a dispute resolution mechanism to deal with such cases.The paper draws heavily from the book on In ‘N’ Out Burger by Stacy Perman that gives an excellent account of the case from all angles as well as […]

Early Life and Education of Mercy Amba Ewudziwa Oduyoye

At a very young age, she faced the struggles of political instability, colonial domination, war and violent ethnic and religious strife, famine, ecological disasters, the overthrow of Apartheid, the ever-widening economic gap, and the torturous path to Democracy. She became the leader of the Ecumenical Council and strived tirelessly to make the voices and concerns […]

How Do Digital Media Affect Reasoning on Important Social Issues

Digital media has affected the reasoning on significant social issues. thus contributing to increased violence and unethical behaviors. Many teenagers spend most of their time in social media such as televisions or play video games on computers. This has contributed to increased violence because some video games are dangerous to teenagers. thus, they contribute to […]

From Social Network to Privacy Issues

There are many existing research studies on the emergent phenomenon of Facebook. Research on online privacy generally finds out that Facebook as an online social networking site has pros and cons. It is advantageous because of the ability to maintain or even strengthen social capital such as friends, family, colleagues, and others (Ellison et al. […]

Career Progression and Social Networks

For the last five years or so, online social networking has achieved immense momentum. Sites like Facebook, Myspace, Hyves, Twitter, and others have earned a large share of the world’s business by providing social networking. All social network sites have several typical features like each of them gives the user a homepage that links all […]

Employability Skills CV for the Job Position of Customer Service Advisor

The required skills for the Customer Service Advisor, Sales Presenter and Care Assistant job positions comprise brilliant communication skills, proficiency in Information Technology (IT) related skills and effective problem-solving as well as decision-making skills (Warwick District Council, n. d). The major duties for the job position of a sales presenter would comprise business development activities, […]

Social Networking Plan in the CocaCola Marketing Strategy

Coca-Cola brand is a highly valued brand in the beverage and food industry. The brand is commonly known for its community involvement as well as its high sales in the global market. On the other hand, to continue its dominance in the global market, Coca-Cola Company has in the last two years actively involved itself […]