Assignment - There are now numerous non-mammalian multi-cellular model hosts (e.g. C. elegans) described for use in determining host-pathogen interactions. Describe at less three models, with examples of pathogens tested, and discuss the advantages and disadvantages | Subjects: Health Sciences & Medicine - Undergraduate

For being a good leader, a person must have certain leadership traits such as honesty and integrity, ability to delegate, written and oral communication skill, sense of humour, confidence, commitment, positive attitude, creativity, intuition and the ability to inspire. Part 1 SWOT Analysis The SWOT analysis as provided below has been based on actual work experience and 360 degree feedback. Strengths I have good team work and organising capacity according to my self-assessment and the feedback from my peer group and superiors. I also possess a good deal of creativity as well as commitment. In group works, I can develop my own ideas and I also have the ability to assign work to other members by making sure that each will enjoy the work assigned to them. I am quite familiar with technological advancements in networking and specialised software. This is an era in which so many technological innovations have come up, so it is necessary that I remain updated with current changes. At all times I try to maintain the values of honesty and integrity towards life and different situations in the workplace. The value of time is of high significance to me and I acknowledge this fact through timely execution of the tasks assigned to me. I am confident that I can complete all tasks assigned to me on time. <strong>Assignment - There are now numerous non-mammalian multi-cellular model hosts (e.g. C. elegans) described for use in determining host-pathogen interactions. Describe at less three models, with examples of pathogens tested, and discuss the advantages and disadvantages | Subjects: Health Sciences & Medicine - Undergraduate</strong>Speech or Presentation - Choose one advertising image (preferably fashion or interiors) and visually analyse it. | Subjects: Visual Arts & Film Studies - Undergraduate

The Al-Qaeda mentioned that the reasons for the attacks included: US support of Israel, the sanctions against Iraq and the presence of US troops in Saudi Arabia (Beck et al, 2001). In my perspective, the Al-Qaeda group had a justification for their attacks on the Americans. This is because the Americans had a suspected pattern of wrong doing that triggered the Al-Qaeda to launching the attack on them. The Iraqis sanctions had links with the elimination of nuclear weapons. This brought about the famine, poverty and high inflation to the Iraqis. They felt that the Americans had no satisfaction with the massive destruction their allies had cost them. They then considered acting in compliance with Allah’s order which declared the powers to kill the Americans and their allies a personal duty for all Muslims (Bin-Laden, 1998). In line with Crenshaw, several basis of terrorism of the 1990s can be marked out to specific actions connected to the Gulf War (Crenshaw, 2003). The Al-Qaeda also mentioned the US troops presence in Saudi Arabia was an additional reason for their attack. The US brought in many armed troops in Saudi Arabia following the Gulf War, and this was an insult to the Iraqi. Thesis statement: Do spare time or leisure time varies among countries and individuals or not.Leisure time and children: The time spent by children for leisure time activities varies depending upon factors like economic condition, culture etc. In America and Europe, children are far ahead in spending their leisure time. Compared to North Americans, East Asians are far behind in spending their leisure time. But children in European countries are above North Americans and below East Asians in leisure time usage. But when one considers elders, the senior citizens get more leisure time and engage in different types of activities. The middle aged people do not get sufficient time to engage in leisure time activities. When one considers the younger generation, they get enough time to engage in leisure time activities. The leisure time activities of children include games, sports, cultural dealings amusement and community service. In the middle-childhood, they indulge in computer usage, watching television, art activities, sports, reading, church activities, housework, shopping etc. In the journal article ‘The Benefits of Adult Piano Study as Self-Reported by Selected Adult Piano Students’ from the ERIC academic database, Peter J Jutras makes clear that: “Findings suggest that students are interested in technical improvement, but they also place high value on the enjoyment and self-growth” (Peter 1) student community shows much interest in wise usage of their leisure time. For instance, when they involve in playing piano, they does not consider it as mere enjoyment but they also consider the technical improvement and self-growth. So, one can see that children are in fond of leisure time and really enjoy the same. But the adults engage in team sports like soccer, volleyball, basket ball etc, and women spend time for

Research Proposal - Criminology 3001 Assesment 3 | Subjects: Miscellaneous - Undergraduate In evaluating client capabilities and business opportunities we refer to work of P. Wickham and L. Wickham (2008) in order to study opinion of professionals on related matters of management consulting. Issue of two prices for customer loyalty program Analyzing current operating differences between national and regional chains, we need to take into account both IT and business factors involved in issue of two prices for a customer loyalty program. Let’s start with examining IT factor. Changing IT applications to support two prices will be expensive. It will help us to evaluate these expenses differently if we can view costs related to changing IT application as investments into securing higher incomes in the future (Wickham P. & Wickham L., 2008), as opposite to viewing these costs as simply expenses. Maintaining loyalty program can be the key issue in making profit in a case with newly acquired chain and “provides cost advantage in comparison with competitors” (Wickham P. & Wickham L., 2008). And keeping sales high will justify costs involved into changing IT applications.

Essay - The Middle Ages and the Renaissance | Subjects: History - Undergraduate tient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has been the one of the most valuable dimensions in the past decades, which has been introduced by the President of the US Barrack Obama in the year 2010. Even before that, US social legislation had passed Oregon Death with Dignity Act (ODDA) in the year 1994. Apart from these, in the year 1973, United States had developed the Health Maintenance Organisation Act (HMO), which has been implemented widely in healthcare industry till the present scenario. Besides, the United States government had passed the Social Security Act in the year 1935, which has established the principle of federal aid for the people of America. Moreover, during the World War-I in the year 1919, the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates officially convicted compulsory health insurance for the public of the United States. Besides, AMA had also restricted the involvement of third parties in between the patient and medical aspects (Sultz & Young, 2010).With regard to the impact of the identified milestones and benchmark events on the healthcare system, it can be apparently asserted that the benchmarking events or milestones have contributed to the development of the American healthcare industry significantly. During the year 1940, 9% of the U.S. population had health insurance, which had exceeded the figure of around 74% by the year 1986 (Sultz & Young, 2010). On the other hand, through Social Security Act, the American government has been able to address several diseases and has been capable of improving the quality of food, drugs and cosmetics for consumer protection. Furthermore, through the help of Health Maintenance Organisations the American government has been capable of promoting health and preventing illnesses. Consequently, Oregon Death with Dignity Act has allowed adult incurably ill residents of Oregon to select the path of self-administration of lethal drugs to end their own lives. Simultaneously, PPACA has Research Paper - Ethics, Morals, and Criminals | Subjects: Law - High school Research Paper - Employment-At-Will Doctrine | Subjects: Law - Undergraduate

It is worth beginning by describing the role of insulin when the body is functioning normally. When a person eats, the levels of glucose in their blood increase, as foods, and especially carbohydrates, are digested. Glucose is the main source of energy in the body, but must undergo metabolic processes in cells to produce this energy. Among the body’s homeostatic systems – the mechanisms for keeping conditions in the body within a given, safe range – is a system for controlling insulin levels, by removing or adding it from the bloodstream. Key to this process is the hormone insulin, produced by the beta cells in the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas. When the blood glucose level rises after eating, the pancreas secretes insulin into the blood. This stimulates the cells of the liver to absorb the glucose from the blood, thus reducing the level of glucose in the blood.Diabetes takes two main forms, generally known as Type 1, or insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus and Type 2, or non-insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus. Type 1 Diabetes accounts for around 5-10% of cases- Type 2 for around 90-95% of cases. Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease. Such diseases occur when the mechanisms of the immune system – the body’s defences for dealing with infection and disease - damage parts of the body. This is a failure by the body to recognise some cells as parts of itself. In the case of Type 1 Diabetes, the body destroys its own beta cells in the pancreas – where insulin is produced. Therefore, when the glucose level in the blood rises, cells do not have sufficient energy for metabolism, which can leave the sufferer in a very dangerous situation. Suffers of Type 1 diabetes need to take insulin injections every day, in order to maintain normal blood glucose levels. The first insulin injections became available in 1921. Before this, people who suffered from Type 1 Diabetes Research Paper - Employment-At-Will Doctrine | Subjects: Law - Undergraduate es of the Tuaregs and modern America, not to see how one is fairing against the other but to educate ourselves of the possibility that sometime in the past there had been a culture shared by many races though they seem entirely different today.Courtship to the Tuaregs is as exciting as that enjoyed by the Americans and yet, not of the same practice but of the thrill their different cultures bring along in the process. For the desert people, a practice called abal summons young single men to court young single women. Older men are not invited in the courting session but the occasion is strictly set for the younger generation to meet a probable future spouse. In this courtship, attractive girls are surrounded by young bachelors who show interest in a maiden and may sit with them for hours with some who just look at her while others attempt to chat with her or even touch her (Nicolaisen & Nicolaisen 722). Moreover, the men do not just attend the abal as they are, but have to use veil. Courtship to the Tuaregs is strictly observed and similarly considered important as with the Americans. The Americans, though have their own freedom to choose how they court. In a similar fashion as the Tuaregs’, night clubs and other similar establishments could well be equated to the abal where sometimes men and women go to, purposely to find a partner. However, men could also choose to court women they meet in the workplace or through acquaintances. For both Tuaregs and American, falling in love could well take place in the process as they seek the desire of their hearts after which, the dating ensues.Visitation is a similar practice in the dating process for the races we are comparing. The Tuareg can visit the girl of his choice whom he met at the abal and they may converse together but usually, they exchange jokes as a part of their dating, making the meeting an enjoyable one where they are both happy. The woman during the visit does her best to please the visiting man by

Factors that enable maximization of this effectiveness will be investigated. Constraints evident in the department will be highlighted. These are the factors that downplay effective handover between the paramedics and the staff received by hospitals.A qualitative method of study will be employed. The primary component of this method will be characterized by interviews that will be conducted across a hospital setting. In other words, paramedics, nurses and doctors will be interviewed. The number of interviews can vary according to the preference of the researcher, but the number of paramedics interviewed should be higher. A manageable sample size can be 50. Questions asked can vary but revolve around paramedics, receiving of staff by the hospital and how the effectiveness of the workforce can be maximized. Constraints that characterize that process should also be integral of the data gathering process.Three professional groups constitute the results to the research project. Each of the three groups presents a theme that is tailored to the assessment of this research project. First a cognitive picture is essential among the staff and paramedics in a hospital. It should be shared among the professionals for effective maximization of handover in the ED department. However, difficulties are evident in that pursuit. Secondly, there seems to be a lacking coordination of doing and listening in effective handover maximization. Finally, communication needs to be fragmented in order to realize the desired results of the research project.Paramedics are an integral and essential component of the emergency services in the hospital. Effectiveness of the ED in the hospital is fundamental for efficient discharge of duties and responsibilities of paramedics. However, their role in the hospital is also dependent on the other available staff in the hospital. Paramedics and any Research Paper - Meal Pill Product | Subjects: Social science - High school I would remain staunch about the work domains that come about under the organizational tenets (Gagliardi, 2003). I would always make it a point to remain steadfast about my resources and the employees who are there within the workplace realms. I would keep them abreast of the changes that are taking place on an organizational level and would not worry about taking risk every now and then. The strengths that would embody the basis of my leadership would comprise of my strong adherence to guidelines and rules that have been made in the organization while the weaknesses would be that I would be sensitive to emotions and sentiments of individuals working in the organization. Hence I believe this would be my perfect position because it would offer me a chance to showcase who I am and what I want to do when I become a leader. The different leadership theories include the behavior, trait, “great man”, contingency, situational, participative, management and relationship theories. These theories center on different premises all in distinctive tangents. The “great man” theory suggests that the capacity to become a leader is intrinsic. The trait theory emphasizes on the qualities and characteristics which are inherited by people.Essay - Strategic Project | Subjects: Management - Undergraduate

Essay - The protection of global forests: threats faced by global forests and efforts on global regulation of forest use. | Subjects: Miscellaneous - Undergraduate African American women are tempted by cars, houses and money if they take care about white and rich children, but in reality they have to look 24/7 after the children and have no days off. People, hiring domestic workers for dirty work in America very often beat their housemaids and nannies. How does it happen in the modern America? The scheme of exploitation is rather simple: employers confiscate passport and other documents of the coming women and sign a contract, where low paid working hours and hard work are described (Zarembka, p. 4). There are no even appropriate words to describe cruelty, sexual and physical assault practiced by employers against their hired housekeepers or nannies. Therefore, women from ethnic minorities or immigrants are often treated as “simple creatures” or even “slaves”. Domestic workers are hired by individual boss and it is hard for legal institutions to protect the rights of those “creatures”, hidden in private houses. These people from developing countries are looking for a better chance for life and they go to America “to make their dream come true”. In reality, as we can see in the film “Maid in America”, these women live their children in their developing countries and come to America for cleaning and bringing up children of other women.

This comes in the wake of different cases around the nation where officers are seen to manhandle or mistreat people from minority groups, with some even leading to the death of the said individuals (Schmidt 1).The issue of hate crimes has been a topic that is often discussed in hushed tones in various areas in the United States. In yet another different online article, The Guardian dated 10 Feb. 2015, three individuals were sentenced to prison for alleged hate crimes that led to the death of one James Craig Anderson. In the wake of these allegations, it later emerged that a group of white people would go to Jackson to pester, harass, and assault black people. Others were waiting sentencing stemming from the same hate crimes and conspiracy to do the same against nonwhites (AP 1).After a series of attacks by both white police officers and civilians, it has become necessary for major newspapers around the nation to highlight what is happening, and what should be done about it. It is clear that race is still an issue that most people are battling with, and with the rising number of cases, the attitude and mentality of everyone involved needs to change. This is for the betterment of society and everyone involved in making it prosper. It is my belief that whenever minority groups hear of such cases, there is bound to be traces of anger, bitterness, and resentment towards the other race, especially when perpetrators are not brought to book. It is about time people realize that society is made up of all races, and not just the whites.Associated Press, Jackson Mississippi. “Three sentenced in Mississippi for ‘Hate Crime’ Murder of Black Man.” The Guardian 10 Feb. 2015. Print.Schmidt, Michael S. “F.B.I. Director to Give Speech Addressing Relations between Police and Essay - Reflection | Subjects: Visual Arts & Film Studies - Ph.D.

Essay - Assignment 3 | Subjects: Nursing - Undergraduate With the advancement in information technology, web- based programs in promoting mental health are starting to penetrate the mainstream and produce cogent rationale on the necessity to upgrade the classic methods of information dissemination, counselling and psychotherapy. In this paper, the potential use of the internet technology in ensuring adequate information access to the young population in Victoria, Australia will be discussed including potential limitations of the online programs. E-mental health is a new system developed to cope with the challenges of healthcare delivery systems (Christensen & Hickie, 2010). With extended geographical distances, Australia initiated online programs to disseminate information and provide psychotherapeutic treatment as needed. Interventions may vary from counselling, individual psychotherapy, utilization of support groups, and other cognitive- behavioural therapies. In terms of projected usage, recent cross- sectional studies by Burns et al. (2010) demonstrated that young people are more likely to use internet services in search for help and assistance to most of their psychosocial problems. The easier accessibility of online programs also showed remarkable results in the participation of young people especially from rural and remote areas in Australia (Bennett et al., 2010).

Essay - The protection of global forests: threats faced by global forests and efforts on global regulation of forest use. | Subjects: Miscellaneous - Undergraduate

While computerized decision aids such as health information systems have made their presence felt in the industry and such systems are widely adopted by clinics and hospitals, there are significant barriers facing the optimal use of these systems. The paper provides a deeper insight into the reasons behind the low adoption rates of such systems and based on the observations recommends a focused approach to simplifying the systems for effective use. Introduction The health care industry has adopted new and innovative means of delivering efficient and effective services through computerized clinical decision support systems. The development in the field of medical technology has enabled health care service providers to track and maintain vital patient information. Decision support systems have been developed to review and evaluate patient symptoms, treatment alternatives and patient health information. The focus of governing bodies in the recent times have been on accelerating the pace of adopting Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSS) for efficient delivery of health care services. CDSS provides “clinicians, staff, patients and other individuals with knowledge and specific, individualized information, intelligently filtered and presented at appropriate times, to enhance clinical performance and patient outcomes” (Zheng, 2010, p2). Essay - Speech College Essay | Subjects: Miscellaneous - College

Term Paper - What is Russia? Today's definition and what it is Russia, and What is Russia according to LEO Tolstoy? Very important those two comparison of "old Russia (Tolstoy), and today's Russia. | Subjects: History - College Thereafter, I learnt the business mathematics that includes average, mixtures, and computation of interest. In addition, as a part of mathematics, I learnt how to handle discounting of bills, how to calculate percentages, ratios and proportions. Thereafter, there was elementary statistics that included geographical presentation of statistical data, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion etc.Thereafter, there was introduction to computer that taught how computer is used in the business world, and the purpose of various software. In addition, this gave me an idea on how various programs are effectively used in various business needs. As a part of this, I got a chance to learn more about the practical use of internet and email. Thereafter, there was practical training on typing and keyboarding that helped me gain proficiency in the same.The last part was business office practices and procedures. This part gave an insight into the various common procedures in the business offices, and the ethics one should adhere to in such situations.Now, the remaining parts are business English, business operations essentials, email applications and programs, data processing and spreadsheet skills, presentation application skills, and business office procedures and practices. Business English means the English language used in international business. According to Guffey, it is important to learn this because it enhances ones ability to interact with people from various countries (xv). In addition, the rapid growth in technology made businesses global with business operations around the world. So, it is very important to have good knowledge of business English for effective negotiations. The next part to be covered is business operations skills that will provide more knowledge about different components of an office workstation, various purchasing systems, different ways of charting

Essay - Reflection | Subjects: Visual Arts & Film Studies - Ph.D. The operational phase of the commercial buildings has proved to be longer compared to the construction and design phase of the project. Such a longer operational phase of the buildings makes it much cost intensive, this gives rise to evolution of high performance buildings so as to meet the sustainability goals, and energy efficiency. Facility maintenance covers all aspects of the proper operations of such commercial buildings in order to create a safe, optimal, and cost affective environment for the employees. The major divisions within the facility maintenance are operations, contracting, and maintenance, custodial, commissioning, and landscaping. The operation cost seems to be an ever increasing factor because of such maintenance facility. This research paper deals with the challenges that come in proper facility maintenance of such commercial National Bank buildings. The paper encloses a literature review on the mentioned topic and even some outline questions that are commonly asked by the audience. The main goal of this research paper is to analyze the ways in which proper facility maintenance can be conducted in such commercial buildings with a total optimization of the operation cost. The paper deals with the various aspects of proper equipment maintenance and operation system so that it meets the goals of the facility maintenance team. The maintenance of the building equipments such as heating air conditioning, lighting etc and the hospitality for the employees incurs considerable amount of operating cost that can be only optimized through high performance building operations.Hypothesis for a research paper is set of propositions that are constructed as an explanation for some phenomena. It is rather a provisional conjecture in order to guide the investigation for a particular topic. Hypothesis is often termed a mere guess or assumption. The title for the research study is to determine

ntial district, logistic district, and reserved area for the development of commercial, leisure, and exhibition facilities (Dubai World Central, 2015). An external and external environment, target market and positioning, SWOT, and marketing mix are analysed in the paper to allow for the formation of insightful recommendations for implementation at DRC.Porter’s five forces aid in the analysis of a business internal environment through examining the influence of suppliers, consumers, new entrants, substitute products, and competitors to the organization (Porter 2008, 12).DWC provides a new technologically advanced platform of management of aviation, logistics, and other forms of business related or adjacent to an airport- it has differentiated itself from the competition and faces very low threat of entry. The need for the development of advanced infrastructure, a lot of capital input as evidenced by the development of DWC, which is estimated to costs $US 33 billion aid in deterring any new entrants.The development of the modern infrastructure at the DWC means the use of the very best suppliers of technologically advanced software and the enormity of project requires reliance on the best contractors and developers, Getting quality hardware, software, and manpower requires the payment of a steeper price that gives the suppliers power over DWC. The power of the suppliers has however been reduced using contracts, competitive bidding, and agreements but still supplies have control resulting in the moderate bargaining power of suppliers for DWC. High costs of purchase and maintenance of Material Handling Equipment are also the other factor that provides for supplies having bargaining power.DWC serves a wide market, owing to its global scale of operations, resulting in the ability of a single consumer to have considerable power to influence the decisions and pricing. Consumers lack access to a platform offering the quality and extensive services available at DWC

Research Paper - Meal Pill Product | Subjects: Social science - High school In contrast to popular belief, the Congress and presidents have always been at loggerheads. This is because on numerous occasions the Senate, House of Representatives are controlled by different parties. Over the years, the Democrats have had a considerable advantage over the Republic with regards to this control.The above section clearly shows there are serious issues relating to the balance of power between the Congress and the Office of the President. There should be a clear definition of duties to minimize conflicts between the president and the congress (Denhardt et al., 2013). Secondly, they should meet on a regular basis to ensure that they are on the same page with regards to public policy as well legislation. Thirdly, there should be effective communication between the two parties to minimize conflict. Finally, the parties should work towards achieving the greatest benefits for the citizens.The above mentioned strategies can be employed to solve the issues relating to the balance of power (Heady, 2001). To start with, the clear definition of duties means that each of the parties will perform the tasks that they are required to with minimal conflict. Secondly, the regular meetings ensure that the two parties compare their duties and activities on a regular basis. Thirdly, effective communication ensures that any issues are dealt with on a timely basis (Schickler, 2001). Finally, when both parties work for the greatest benefit of the people there will be fewer conflicts since both work towards achieving similar goals.This entails the composition of the congress based on the political party membership. In the 113th parliament, between 2013 and 2015, there were a total of 100 members in the senate. Fifty four members are from the Democratic Party, Forty five members are from the Republic party and one member is from another party that is classified as others Assignment - robots in Manufacturing | Subjects: Information Technology - College

Essay - Assignment 3 | Subjects: Nursing - Undergraduate

While most individuals believe they would relish this opportunity, it’s been noted that many of these people end up facing considerable problems in their lives because of the sudden influx of money (Veneziani). I recognize if I suddenly won 200 million dollars I would make the best use possible of it. In winning 200 million dollars one of the first things I would recognize is that I need to preserve some sort of structure within my life. Past lottery winners have even gone as far as keeping the jobs they held before winning the lottery (Celezic). While I don’t believe that I would keep working the same job I would attempt to preserve many of the aspects of my current life. In these regards, I would continue to live in the same town. I would also work at keeping the same group of friends. Rather I would implement my money to stay within the general structure of my current life, but enjoy it in fantastic ways. For instance, I would buy a much larger house, with a pool, and an excellent view. I would then throw large parties at this home. This way I would be able to keep some semblance of my current existence, while enjoying the thrill of the million-dollar prize. Another important element of winning a million dollars is making safe investments. .

The technology enables medical data to be stored accurately, precisely and on time. With the current trend of medical practitioners playing defensive medicine, the technology saves the doctors by providing instant, accurate medical information, which is very helpful in litigation cases. In addition, the information stored is interoperable thus makes it possible for the stored medical information to be accessible by a wide variety of systems such as other medical institutions, management, legal judicial, finance and other related systems (Gurley, 2004).The potentiality of the implant chip to store all historical medical data eliminates the need for repeated diagnosis every time a person goes to a new hospital. The time spent retrieving data from the chip is minute compared to the conventional method. Moreover, it eliminates the cumbersome paperwork in medical infrastructure making it possible to attend to many patients within a short time. Information relating to family history during diagnosis will easily be available hence improved diagnosis. This makes the chips important as a cost effective measure both to the individual and to the healthcare infrastructure.EHRi technology provides an easy way of storage and accessibility of medical information to all the relevant stakeholders. This makes the technology a double-edged sword for both insurance firms and the patients. The insurance firms will be cautioned against false medical claims. On the other hand, patients will be safeguarded against inaccurate billing. We will also describe an incremental variant of the MF that effectively undertakes new users and rating that is fundamental within the real life recommender system. A hybrid MF-neighbor based method is further discussed in regard to advancing the prevailing performance of the MF. The proposed methods are mainly examined on the Netflix Prize dataset and mainly depict that they can be accomplish very favorable Quiz RMSE, which is the best sole method :0.8904, combination: 0.8841 and corresponding running time.The Netflix Prize competition of 2006 showed that the Matrix Factorization techniques are greater to archetypal closest-neighbour techniques in the production of product recommendations and lets the inclusion of extra material like inherent feedbacks, self-assurance levels and chronological effects. There are floods of choices for contemporary consumers. Electronic dealers and content suppliers offer a vast choice of products with exceptional openings to meet a range of distinct needs and preferences. As a trend observed of late, more retailers have had an exponential positive change in interest to many purchasers with the most fitting products which is vital in the enhancement of user content and loyalty. In so doing, it evaluates trends of customer interests to offer rather custom-made recommendations which are in accordance to customer preference (Ricci, 124-198). Netflix, an e-commerce leader has recommender structures as prominent fragments of its website that are observantly beneficial for music, movies and TV shows. Quite a huge number of users will check a similar movie while each and every one of the users views various dissimilar movies. These users have shown the will to indicate their satisfaction levels with specific movies and thus a massive volume of data is available about what particular movies charm which users. Various known corporations analyze the available information to provide a recommendation on movies particular to

Essay - Distributive Justice - Health Insurance | Subjects: Health Sciences & Medicine - College Over the last century, the US has had a two-party system, which entails presidential elections run on a winner-take-all system and a plurality voting system for Congressional elections. Third party candidates seldom win elections, for instance, since 1990 nobody out of third party candidates could do that- only one third party candidate has won a Senate election. This encompasses 0.6% of the Senate election wins. This percentile is reduced to null when considering presidential elections. No third party candidate has won a US presidential election in the last few decades. This paper will examine the reason why third parties have been unsuccessful in capturing the presidency in the twenty first century despite having progressive ideas. Ideas from third parties have had substantial influences on US legislation. Third Parties The American political system has been mostly unkind to third parties. Third parties function more as sideshows or irritants than significant rivals in US elections. Third parties, such as the American Vegetarian Party, Libertarian Party, Nativist Know-Nothing Party and Agrarian Populist party, have been invaluable as safety valves with regard to alienated voters, as well as sources of new ideas. When these new ideas become popular among the electorate, principal parties typically adopt the ideas. Essay - Assignment 3 | Subjects: Nursing - Undergraduate

Essay - Recovery of economic loss in negligence | Subjects: Environmental Studies - Undergraduate Among the various factors that intensified the flood, human interference with the nature evidently played the major role. This paper will critically evaluate the social impacts of the catastrophe with intent to point out the inevitability of improved emergency response practices in Australia. Societal issues The BBC News reports that the flooding catastrophe in Australia has affected almost 200,000 people. According to the report, there were 10 people dead and more than 70 missing in Toowoomba. Officials estimated that around 6500 to 9000 homes and businesses are destroyed by flood in Queensland. In addition, large numbers of people have been evacuated (BBC News). Although, the disaster raised numerous issues across several parts of the country, it mostly affected Brisbane, Lockyer Valley, and Queensland. In order to escape from the severe blow, many residents clung to trees and roofs of buildings. To be specific with mental health issues, the disaster created high rates of anxiety and depression among the victims that resulted in severe psychological abnormalities. Many people could not recover from the disaster shock for months- children were the most affected category. The intensity of the disaster partially destroyed the communication facilities as well as electricity in the affected region.

Wal-mart expected that all its strengths and retailing knowledge could help them leverage operations overseas and achieve instant success. They expected that they benefit from their brand image as they had earned a decent reputation in the United States. However, not all of its strategy brought them success.2. Culture of learning and innovation2.1 Learning through experienceLearning through experience is the best method, according to Senge but organizations seldom experience the consequences of their decisions (Smith, 2001). Thus, adaptive learning or single-loop learning must be supported by generative learning or double-loop learning. When changes become necessary people respond to the change in an ad hoc manner. Without any planning change is executed. Whether single- or double-loop learning can occur only when an organization realizes that learning must occur.An organization with the culture of learning and innovation would learn through every experience including international expansion. Wal-mart realized that its existing strategy did not fetch them the desired success and hence learned from its failures. They started learning through experience at different locations and this is known as reverse learning when firms are exposed to diverse knowledge inputs located in foreign markets (Saloman, 2006).

Essay - Strategic Project | Subjects: Management - Undergraduate

John 15:12-13 – The key idea implied in this commandment is that people should love one another following the example of God who loves them all. Thus a person should love others. Furthermore, the greatest expression of love is to sacrifice one’s interests unselfishly for the sake of others.Proverbs 27:5-6, 17 – These are the guidances that shape a person’s attitude towards companionship and interaction with other people, simple rules that guide relationships with people. It is human relationships that teach an individual and give experience as well as wisdom. Moreover, displays of love towards the others are crucial in relations, and if love isn’t manifested through actions and self-denial, it is inferior to plain and sincere reproach.Romans 12:3-21 – According to this fragment, people are to live in harmony with each other, loving and helping each other. Everyone possesses some talents that should be used for good purposes – people are called to unite in their service to God, to help each other and practice hospitality towards each other.The passages offered for consideration provide a comprehensive look at Christian perception of human relations based on the idea of unselfish help, love and cooperation in the name of God. The righteousness is reflected in a kind and respectful way a person treats other people. At the same time, the importance of careful choice of friends is emphasized, for friends should help a person in self-improvement and encourage all the best traits and qualities. Thus, these passages shape the attitude towards relationships based on benevolence.2 Samuel 11-12 – The story of king David shows sinfulness of taking other man’s wife. This teaches us that the man should be satisfied with the woman given to him by God and not dare God’s kindness going into adultery.Matthew 5:27-28 – Following the commandment teaching not to commit adultery, this one expands on the Essay - Albert Camus "The Guest": Isolation of Man | Subjects: English - College

Without leadership and management commitment, the organization is destined to fail.Mannan and Lees (2005) highlights that some of the ways in which leadership and management commitment is demonstrated include providing safety a high profile, giving the organization managers safety goals, supporting organization managers whose main concern is safety as far as their decision making is concerned, operating an active audit system and take action in cases of deficiencies and incidents.Mannan and Lees (2005) argues that safety ought to be given a high profile and this can only be possible when various measures are put in place in addition to considering safety as the first item on the agenda of the organization’s meetings and also making sure that all the employees are informed of the actions taken by the management both in the initiation of, as well as in response to various safety matters.Burns (2002) argues that today’s organizational managers are generally aware of the significance of safety, including grave incident prevention. However- a great number of them are normally overwhelmed by the pressure to attain excellence in a number of key areas of performances within their organizations. Other than safety operations, their attentions as organizational leaders are normally focused on productivity, customer service, product quality and cost control.To complicate things further, these goals more often than not appear to be tension with each other, with organizational managers finding it difficult to improve performance in one particular area without adversely impacting on the others. It is therefore a workplace reality that dignified intentions by organizational managers are not enough to attain desired results within organization, and as a result managers ought to demonstrate effective leadership and

Essay - Your Ideal Family | Subjects: Human Resources - Ph.D. For instance, on its initial launch, users need to register for an account prior to do online shopping for insurance plans. There was a design flaw that was provoking uncertainty to the website visitors/users and hence was imposing a serious error in user e-commerce experience. Moreover, the design was constructed by non-technical personnel without any knowledge of how the website will utilize technology available at backend. It is astonishing that the user can access all the contents of the website without registration and the website should not degrade its performance when a large number of users trying to purchase health insurance. However, for a federal function website, 700, 000 is not a massive number in terms of other federal or government website visitors. Moreover, if we compare the number of visitors with some other popular social networking sites, they have billions of daily visitors. Likewise, the integration of this site with the other sites such as Internet Revenue Service and the Department of Veteran affairs has severely affected its navigation response. Moving forward, the website needs to validate information from different interfaces of other systems that are using old technology, there is a dependency that needs to be sorted in the design phase of this website. Currently, the delay occurring on these old systems is reflecting on the website and end user is suffering. Secondly, there is one more issue that adds more problems for the end users i.e. data corruption that has already been identified and it is increasing day by day. The data submitted by the end users is submitted to insurance companies via and they have already reported about receiving bad data, as there are issues in dependent classifications etc. As already more than fifty vendors were working on different areas of this site, glitches were expected. Experts concludes that the project was not handled to perfection and

Essay - English settlement in the Americas. | Subjects: History - Undergraduate The debate has received many contributions by various psychologists- among them- the Greek philosopher Plato and Aristotle. Plato believed that human intelligence and all other capabilities were as a result of nature. He argued that behaviors are inherited. According to him, every character that is in a child was inherited from the parents and that no character is learned or influenced by the environment we live in. On the other hand, Aristotle argued that it is the environment that shapes the character of an individual. According to his argument, no character is inherited from a parent. He argued that a child develops his/her character depending with the environment that she/he is raised in. The two elements have recently been recognized to play interacting roles in the development of a human being. However, the issues remains unresolved to whether, people’s intelligence, their personality traits and their behavior are inherited or learned.Different philosophers have conducted research in determining the most important element in the development of humans, nature or nurture. An example of the studies conducted involved twins. Davis et al. (2012) in this study collected data from over six thousand families to show that environmental and genetic contributions to forty five childhood cognitive behavioral traits varied geographically in the U.S. the research was conducted in the United States the an observation methord.The study involved both identical and fraternal twins and focused on the observed differences depending with the geographical location. Although the initial perspective was that both nature and nurture had equal contributions to the psychological development of a child, the ultimate results of the study revealed that the genetic tendency of a child is modified by their environment. In this situation, nature and nurture work hand in hand in shaping personality and that neither

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As a result, they seek to drown these issues in an alcoholic fog. However, more recent science has suggested there is another, deeper cause to alcoholism that can only be found in the genes. Alcohol affects the brain more than any other bodily organ. “The brain is damaged through the drinker's behavior changes and emotional distress. Three noticeable effects of alcohol injury to the brain: memory loss, confusion, and augmentation.” (Dunlap) Everyone experiences alcohol differently. Because it is something experienced differently by different bodies, there are a number of effects that can be felt depending on the body, how much of what kind of drink is consumed over how long of a period of time and whether or not food was consumed with it. Alcohol can act as a stimulant and as a sedative, but it is not an effective tranquilizer, anesthetic or health boost. Alcoholism is “a progressive neurological disease strongly influenced by genetic vulnerability. Inherited or acquired abnormalities in brain chemistry create an altered response to alcohol which is turn causes a wide array of physical, psychological, and behavioral problems” (Katherine/Asbury pg. 46).

For instance, on its initial launch, users need to register for an account prior to do online shopping for insurance plans. There was a design flaw that was provoking uncertainty to the website visitors/users and hence was imposing a serious error in user e-commerce experience. Moreover, the design was constructed by non-technical personnel without any knowledge of how the website will utilize technology available at backend. It is astonishing that the user can access all the contents of the website without registration and the website should not degrade its performance when a large number of users trying to purchase health insurance. However, for a federal function website, 700, 000 is not a massive number in terms of other federal or government website visitors. Moreover, if we compare the number of visitors with some other popular social networking sites, they have billions of daily visitors. Likewise, the integration of this site with the other sites such as Internet Revenue Service and the Department of Veteran affairs has severely affected its navigation response. Moving forward, the website needs to validate information from different interfaces of other systems that are using old technology, there is a dependency that needs to be sorted in the design phase of this website. Currently, the delay occurring on these old systems is reflecting on the website and end user is suffering. Secondly, there is one more issue that adds more problems for the end users i.e. data corruption that has already been identified and it is increasing day by day. The data submitted by the end users is submitted to insurance companies via and they have already reported about receiving bad data, as there are issues in dependent classifications etc. As already more than fifty vendors were working on different areas of this site, glitches were expected. Experts concludes that the project was not handled to perfection and

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