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New technology comes in a standard language of interaction and communication as a result calling for the persons interacting with the technology to learn new languages. The case in point is using mobile handsets, which come in few main languages hence even old users have to learn one main language to fit in (Rashed 2).Massive investments in technology could have far-reaching economic changes in the society. These economic adjustments comes in the form of change in lifestyle, expenditure, access to cheap and high-quality products that shall transform lives of local people positively. An example is if a community that grows avocados and ripens them for food gets an investor who shall put up an avocado processing factory that produces cooking oil, body and skin oils, the community shall derive many benefits from this technological investment. First, the expected price of both cooking and body oils is expected to fall once production starts. In addition, the factory shall trigger sprouting of businesses around to cater for the needs of its working class as a means of access to essential commodities (Rashed 4).New technology comes along with an improvement in the means of communication more especially infrastructure development. This results from the expected increase in activities arising from the investment in new technology. Improved infrastructure will aid transport of a vast number of processed items to the markets and movement of technical engineers and employees to the processing centers (Ibrahim 3).Most investments in new technology have led to improved processing capacity as a result leading to the creation of more job opportunities both in technical departments and at the processing centers. This has been the case in many manufacturing companies, which invest in technology to increase processing capacity and consequently lead to creation of more jobs in the factory and indirect jobs for salespeople and <strong>Essay - wk5(22) | Subjects: Miscellaneous - Undergraduate</strong>Assignment - OUTLINE ON THE JAPANESE PEOPLE | Subjects: Anthropology - Undergraduate

The Hobbit is a fantasy book authored by Tolkein J.R. R published on 21st September 1937. The book focuses on individual growth and evolution of heroism as its central themes. The plot ranging from Biblo hosting a party after being tricked by Gandalf it goes into depth on building the writers them till the end. 75 years later a film series consisting of three epic fantasy films was released based on the book. The film was directed by Peter J and written by Walsh, Boyens, Jackson and Toro.Thorin being the grandson of Thror and son of Thrain II reclaimed the kingship of Durin Folks. In the book he is portrayed as haughty and officious character who refers to his home as “poor lodging in exile”. His stern character is portrayed in the book by wearing gold chains, keeping long beards and playing harp while singing. The book depicts him as a capable and clever leader as well as cunning warrior who is short but tall for a dwarf.In the film Beorn is potrayed as wise and powerful person who possesses incredible durability and strength. He is decent and welcoming as well as caring. He allows Thorin and his colleges to reside in his place for some time. He is also vengeful character- he storms the Goblins to rescue Thorin and destroys them and even kills Bolg when Thorin wounded.Both the character from the book and the movie exhibit strong personality of humanity for leadership that has developed throughout the text. Although the movie emanates from the book there is variation in ideas and characterization. Subsequently, it analyzes and proves the existence of religious and ethnic cleansing and explores its impacts on the stability of and democracy in Myanmar. Moreover, it considers counter-arguments against helping minority Muslims and provides responses to apathy and lack of international solidarity against human rights abuses all over the world. The paper argues that Muslims in Myanmar are experiencing oppression because of ethnic and religious discrimination from Burmese Buddhists that results to continuous violence that rocks national stability and challenges national democracy.While Buddhists are traditionally known for their peaceful nature, a radical, violent face of Buddhism in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) indicates how it can be used as a political platform for marginalizing and conducting widespread religious and ethnic cleansing against minority Muslims.1 The Myanmar government and several radical Burmese Buddhists have had a long history of human rights violations against the Burmese Muslim minority. The Islamic Human Rights Commission (ISHR) commissioned humanitarian aid worker, Rianne Ten Veen, to give testimony and to bring international attention to the ethnic and racial cleansing of Muslims in Myanmar in the report, Myanmar’s Muslims: The Oppressed of the Oppressed.2 The report used data compiled in 2004 regarding the abuses against Muslims. Ten Veen asserts that the history of Muslim oppression “is believed to have started in 1784 when Burman Buddhists invaded Arakan.”3 She demonstrates through evidence gathered in her report that though ethnic and religious minorities suffer in general under the repressive regime of the government, “it seems to be the Muslims of Arakan who have borne the brunt of the resentment.”4 Arakan Muslims consist of Rohingya Muslims, among other ethnic Muslim groups, and the latter has continuously experienced various forms and degrees of prejudice and discrimination, at times,

Assignment - Psychological Issue Summary | Subjects: Psychology - Ph.D. he failures includes: Failure to achieve a massive federal works program, full and fair employment, decent housing and adequate integration education.Martin Luther King Jr. was a devoted Christian whose mission was to get his accomplishment without aggression or violence whereas Malcom X was a Muslim who wanted there to be a clear segregation of the white and black people in America because he felt that they would never coexist together. Even though King and Malcom differed majorly on racial segregation they both struggled in their own ways to bring about Africa American into a beta position in the society.Many movements had erupted 1960s including civil rights, women movements and environmental movements. These movements had emerged due to several interrelated reasons: Because American people looked upon the federal government to solve their problems, economic disparity, political competition and a moral culture that fostered unity in America.U.S. was more united in the 1970s than in the 1950s because of the remarkable achievements of all the movements especially the civil rights movements in the 1960s. This could be indicated by rights to vote for all people and integration in education and the coexistence of all races

Essay - Macroeconomics. A fixed exchange rate | Subjects: Miscellaneous - Masters The purpose of this paper is to describe the advantages and disadvantages of the globalization movement.The globalization movement has brought had a positive impact on society. It has tremendously increased the trade to goods and services worldwide. One of the nations that has benefited the most from globalization is China. China is the biggest exporter of goods worldwide. China’s exports totaled $2.057 trillion in 2012 (Mapsofworld, 2014). The prices of goods have dropped down due to globalization. The globalization movement has forced countries to specialize in certain goods in which a nation holds a competitive advantage. For example Japan specializes in technological products, while other nations such as India and China specialize in labor intensive industries such as the textile industry in which companies take advantage of the low labor costs associated with doing business in these nations. Globalization has also had a positive effect on the humanitarian efforts of society. A lot more money is been invested in developing countries such as Africa in order to help these people increase their standard of living. Overall the standard of living of everyone around the world has increased as a direct consequence of globalization. National boundaries have been broken for international commerce due to the many trade agreements that exists around the world such as the NAFTA, European Union, and MERCOSUR. Countries that in the past did not have access to capital have benefited from foreign direct investment (FDI) and from the ability to raise capital through equity markets such as NYSE, NASDAQ, and the London Stock Exchange among others.Despite the many benefits that globalization has had on our society it also has many cons. Globalization has not helped decrease the income disparity in the world. The top 5% richest members of society hold 70% of the global Coursework - PERFORMANCE BUDGETING | Subjects: Finance & Accounting - Undergraduate Essay - Choose a topic of interest | Subjects: English - Masters

etect bad and good characters and automatically understand which principles they have (either good or bad) and which values they defend throughout the movie. But anyway it is logical that we couldn’t understand any good or bad worldview without seeing its opposition. That’s why in ‘The Book of Eli’ we can understand that Eli’s worldview is Christian and he is a good man, because we see the contrast worldview of the rest of the people. The director of the movie made everything to play for this very important message he wanted to reveal: he showed the most terrible sins people could ever make. When I was watching the movie the first thing that came into my mind was that probably its creators were trying to say that God hasn’t forgotten people, because the story of Eli in fact is a story about let’s say modern prophet. God used to send such people for them to help mankind to come back to His path or to make some important mission for this God’s purpose. And as far as God likes putting prophets in some strange and complicated circumstances the Story of Eli couldn’t couldnt be easier.First of all, good people always face some extremely hard circumstances like post-apocalyptic world or total moral chaos like Eli was lucky to find himself in. Also moral heroes always meet some really bad guys to become extremely good in comparison to them and to be examined for their loyalty to the moral principles and values. So Eli met Carnegie and his gang on his way to West. Actually it would be too bounded to say that these circumstances were the ones that examined Eli for his morality and faith, because in such a world he lived in the environment itself was a very hard circumstance. Considering the Christianity of Eli’s worldview it is very important to notice that the fact that at the end of the movie it turned out that he has been blind throughout the entire story. Of course the director’s trick was really unexpected, but it was too symbolic and the message Essay - Choose a topic of interest | Subjects: English - Masters Making it- therefore, sometimes a casualty of the American desire for security in times of crisis (Milton, 1989). In the essay, the historical evolution of habeas corpus, which includes its English and American traditions, will be examined. The suspension or rescheduling of the habeas corpus in the U.S. history and its relevance to the contemporary U.S. situation in the time of war on terror will also be examined.The American philosophy of habeas corpus originates in the common law that was brought into the United States from England. Sir William Blackstone in his commentaries on the Laws of England, credited the origin of the Writ of habeas corpus principles to the ancient Saxons who conquered England immediately after withdraw of Roman Empire from British Isles (Howard, 1995). Habeas corpus, therefore, denotes to the legal precedent that holds that an accused may not be detained in custody when there is not just cause. Blackstone described the early purpose of the writ of habeas corpus as ensuing from the assumption that the president of the king should have account at all times, why the liberty of any of their citizens or subjects is restrained, wherever that hold back might be inflicted. Articles 1, section 9, Clause 2 of the U.S. Constitution upholds the practice of the use of the writ of habeas corpus (Howard, 1995).In the North American history (USA), there has been instances where the writ of habeas corpus procedure being suspended. For an instant, Abraham Lincoln, the president of U.S. succeeded in having it suspended during the Civil. This led to allowing the imprisonment of military members, prisoners of war and any suspended traitors and spies were to be held for the time of the war without being given trial. In addition, Confederate President Jefferson Davis had habeas corpus suspended in the Confederate States of America. During the World War II, the

They are drawn to express beauty and the message of solemnity and calmness in the surroundings.The art work has primary colors of red, blue, green. There is definitely harmony in using these colors are red which is the dress worn by the Madonna gave focus to the theme of the art work and blue is used as her drape which provides subdued hues to the red. The touch of green as a backdrop for the landscape is also harmonious as it gives balance to the color complimented by the light blue sky and white cloud. The cream color of the angels with touch of brown was very appropriate as a complementing color highlighting the harmonious relationship of the figures.The sense of space is depicted though fine lines and smaller figures which create the impression of a far location. The more prominent and bigger figures at the center clearly depict nearness and closer perspectives to the viewers of the art work.The actual texture of the art work appears basically smooth. The visual texture shows balance in lines, color, and spaces to give the perfect illustration of the Madonna in the meadow, with angels tending and giving her company.The visual weight and emphasis is carried by the Madonna as manifested in the color (red and blue) and size (biggest among the illustrations in the painting) with darker lines to create the space illusion that it is closer to the viewer than the rest of the landscapes, except for the angels which appear to be closest to the viewer of the painting.The artist expressed a symmetrically balanced work through the illustration of mountains on both the left and right side of the painting- the clouds also on the left and right side of the painting, the angels being two to provide symmetry, trees and shrubs on the left and rights side, and the focal point, which is the Madonna is strategically located at the center with her right Essay - Strategic Management Project: A case study on Hilton Worldwide | Subjects: Tourism - Masters One of the important aspects of this war is the manner in which its history has been written. This paper shall look at two histories of the war-one written by Dwight Jon Zimmerman and the other by George Moss. The former is a graphic history and the latter is a conventional history written in the format of a textbook. These entail many differences in the kind of issues that they deal with and the emphases that they place on certain issues. George Moss’s account deals with issues of the policies that were adopted during the period from 1965 to 1967. The policies are what the emphasis is laid on and the methods used to illustrate these events are exactly that - illustrations. They are not looked at as events in themselves but as illustrations of larger political policies that were important at a certain point in history (Moss). However, in Zimmerman’s account, there is a fundamental difference. The emphasis is laid on the individual battles that were fought and the battalions that were part of these particular battles (Zimmerman). This emphasis makes the history much more approachable and makes the history one that has characters who are very human rather than figures of political authority who do not seem to have a personality to speak of.Essay - Asian Americans: Thai people | Subjects: Sociology - College

Assignment - Is Anthropogenetic Climate Change a Problem that Needs Immediate and/or Long Term Attention? | Subjects: Environmental Studies - Undergraduate Published in the Stanford Spectator, a student enterprise, "Fingers of Cloud" seems out of place within its own deceptively-titled context, and, indeed, has been out of place, beyond the pens of Steinbeck critics, for over eighty years. Only Hughes and Timmerman have ventured more than the obligatory sentence or two that Steinbeck's biographers have deigned to scribe and share. Hughes's most helpful contribution is re-stating Thomas Kiernan's biographical information concerning Steinbeck's job as straw-boss on the Spreckels sugar-beet ranch in January 1921 (Hughes 4-5), which is likely the basis for some of the content in "Fingers of Cloud"- Timmerman's is noting the "mysterious pull of the mountains upon the human spirit" in the story, which "would surface in later works of Steinbeck's," and insisting, incorrectly, that Steinbeck's initial offering is "clearly inferior" when compared with "the later Steinbeck canon" (Timmerman 11, 22). Regardless of the opinions regarding the source and worth of "Fingers and Cloud," ecocriticism of Steinbeck's first story, as well as its place within Steinbeck's overall environmental context, have never been attempted.

What is more, in accordance with Steinbeck, material well-being and financial security are among the most things for Americans, on which they depend a lot even though they regard themselves as independent, self-sufficient and self-reliant. Furthermore, among the characteristic features of Americans is the inconsistency of their behavior and their tendency to “function by paradox”, which means that they themselves cancel their rules and habits by introducing new ones (Steinbeck). Finally, Americans live in accordance with the American Way of Life despite the fact that nobody can give a clear definition of what constitutes it and what it means.In this very paper, the way the commercials reflect the traits of Americans will be analyzed. More specifically, the correctness and usefulness of illustration in understanding the characteristics of Americans will be touched upon. For this purpose, five particular traits have been chosen from the article by John Steinbeck. Among them are the following ones: Americans’ tendency to act excessively (“for the most part we are an intemperate people”), being dependent on money (“we are complacent in our possessions, in our houses, in our education- but it is hard to find a man or woman who does not want something better for the next generation”), being good to unknown people (“Americans are remarkably kind and hospitable and open with both guests and strangers”), having a belief in self-sufficiency (“we believe […] that we have inherited self-sufficiency and the ability to take care ourselves”), and being charitable in case there is spare money (“if we have enough gold – we contribute it back to the nation in the form of foundations and charities” (Steinbeck). For this purpose, five commercials have been chosen: Audi commercial, a commercial that presents new contract option from T-Mobile, Coursework - Microfinance lending technologies and their impact on the sustainability of financial institutions: A comparative review of crit | Subjects: Finance & Accounting - High school

Essay - American Dance | Subjects: Visual Arts & Film Studies - College 6&7.Editha’s view of life is to have all that is good in life, prove them worthy for the good for instance for example her love, in the story she thinks about George, the connection is that when Americas had their intention due to the good that came from Cuba and would affect Americans in terms of economy.10. Wright uses poetry, short stories, and novels genre, and he has used this genre to criticize the effects that the transcendental movement had on the world, specifically the American encounter of the world.11&12. Mama uses the cyborg to define self which is a cybernetic, a hybrid of machine organism, this self-definition define themselves as quilts due to the struggle over science invention and social reality which is just a fantasy.14. Faulkner indicates human degradation that the compson who is the last born has been symbolized as the epitomse of love and sorrow joy and grief when Benjy symbolizes a foreign family to the mother.15 Nancy has been described as a central black figure while the narrating children as white who resembles the suppressed African with frustrations of her been silenced in favor of the white children leading to her eventual voicelessnsess this reflects an era of silencing black voices.19. The speaker uses the scientific description as the natural force that is the nature not human activity and also the inner dome of heaven which one would have thought had fallen after seeing the ice coated trees bend.22. Perennialism is a perspective in religion philosophy viewing each religion traditions as sharing one universal truth on which the basis of all religious knowledge and doctrine has been developed (Arthur,

Assignment - Is Anthropogenetic Climate Change a Problem that Needs Immediate and/or Long Term Attention? | Subjects: Environmental Studies - Undergraduate

Through a primary language, thus, each learning individual is able to readily adapt to an educational setting where everything falls into the perspective based on the learner’s cultural background. This way, teaching impacts a learning atmosphere in which students are encouraged to express thoughts or ideas with confidence. Since they are free to use primary language, they can better interact with the teacher and among themselves during class discussions. On the other hand, though it is more conducive to learn with native language, an educator would find a great deal of effort and enthusiasm in conveying topics of certain fields as math or science which may include universal expressions that cannot be translated to primary language. In science literature, pertinent scientific data or information is typically available in nomenclatures and notations that are inevitably understood within the context of English as secondary language. With such disadvantage, there is then no way around for students to maintain usage of primary language on areas where it may not entirely apply. Personal Statement - Personal Curriculum/Educational Philosophy Statement | Subjects: Education - High school

Essay - antibiotic development in the pharmaceutical industry | Subjects: Miscellaneous - Undergraduate Sadly, both ideologies set back the feminist cause by a number of years due to the way the satire has become not only a part of pop culture, but a part of the ideology of our society. That is why I am writing this paper with the full intention of exposing the damage done by the skit to the post-feminist ideologies and the various ways that feminism is portrayed in the political arena. My main argument is that the show has done irreparable damage to the image of women as future political leaders of the world in ways that one could never have imagined to be possible. It was Durham and Keller who mentioned the relation of media to popular culture in their book Media and Cultural Studies: Keywords. They explained that: “Forms of media culture like television film, popular music, magazines, and advertising provide role and gender models, fashion hints, lifestyle images, and icons of personality. The narratives of media culture offer patterns of proper and improper behavior, moral messages, and ideological conditioning, sugar coating social and political ideas with pleasurable and seductive forms of popular entertainment” (Durham & Keller, xv).

Coursework - Microfinance lending technologies and their impact on the sustainability of financial institutions: A comparative review of crit | Subjects: Finance & Accounting - High school They are not only striving to find out the impact of arts education on students with special needs but also on students with no special needs. The realization of the importance of art education for improving cognitive skills of students has encouraged educational institutions to organize and promote art activities for students. It has also encouraged institutions to promote art education in formal and non-formal settings. The significance of art education to improve cognitive skills has been recognized internationally. Its importance is evident from the fact that the Director Journal of UNESCO appealed on November, 1999 to promote Arts Education and Creativity at schools (Iwai). It has been proved through research projects that the introduction of arts as proper education can promote aesthetic development of individuals. Based on this study, educational institution can make arts education an important constituent of their system. It will improve the overall performance of students in schools. According to a study conducted on two hundreds and fifteen pre-kindergarten students and two hundred and eight kindergarten students in Tel Aviv, Israel and Ohio, in the United States, it has been found that art education can actually result in aesthetic development of students. During this study, these students went through various visual activities.

The dilemma which Alice receives then relates to the known of the nurturing by the wolves as opposed to understanding the nature and reality of her human form. The nature vs. nurture concept becomes important as it blurs the line of identity while creating an association according to the identity which is nurtured as the true nature of the character.The concept of Alice being a wolf – girl is the main component of the theme. Carter displays the difference by showing how the identity between both is blurred with her expectations between the two. The identity is shown by the author stating “Nothing about her is human except that she is not a wolf- it is as if the fur she thought she wore had melted into her skin and became a part of it, although it does not exist” (Carter, 119). This explanation is one that immediately shows the nature versus the nurture of the character. The identity is one which is based on the nurturing Alice has received as a wolf, specifically with her attitude being based on wearing an outer layer of fur which one could not see. The nature is further identified by her not being a wolf, which one would see and believe as the nature of the character.

Essay - Strategic Management Project: A case study on Hilton Worldwide | Subjects: Tourism - Masters It can harm the integrity of information. Availability: Availability certifies that information is available on request of authorized persons. The examples of information availability are registration process, recording of data, or reporting of incident by authorized personnel where unavailability of information can hinder the above processes. Non-Repudiation: Non-repudiation certifies that operation validity cannot be denied by a party. It inhibits people from rejecting accountability for a particular action. For example, if an e-mail has been sent, the receiver cannot deny that the letter has been delivered. Authentication: Authentication refers to the formation and confirmation of user identity. For example, if a password is accepted by any computer system, it can prove that the user is authentic (Security Architecture, “Establishing Authentication, Authorization, And Accountability”). Essay - Sex Discrimination in the UK Mobile Phone Industry | Subjects: Miscellaneous - Masters

Essay - American Dance | Subjects: Visual Arts & Film Studies - College

It does this to build trust in the organization. Townley (1994) and Caruth et al. (1995) both emphasize on the importance of providing stakeholders and staff with enough information in order to avoid cases of mistrust and build staff morale. Benefits of transparent communication in an organisation It gives the staff a clear picture of picture of their tasks and the subsequent outcome. This in turn helps to build their morale and motivation to put more effort to their tasks. Transparent communication makes the staff feel part of the organization or have a sense of ownership. Asda has greatly tapped into this in ensuring that the colleagues feel like the owners of the store. Transparency in communication also ensures that in case of problems at work the manager or owner will be freely informed therefore avoid incidents that can easily be solved. The staff could also bring in their individual suggestions and ideas to foresee the success of the store. The store will therefore be able to enjoy a greater contribution of ideas. Distinction between internal and external communication is another strategy Asda uses in its communication as well as maintaining regular and frequent communication among the staff (Boxall 2003, p. 13). Media Used in Communication in the Organisation 1.

Two particular theories or principles that have been applied in law are Categorical Imperative (CI) by Immanuel Kant and the Greatest Happiness Principle (GHP) by Stuart Mill. Kant’s categorical imperative theory provides a way of evaluating the motives behind an action. According to Kant1 (27), an imperative refers to any proposition that declares a particular action or inaction as necessary. Obligations and duties are therefore derived from these imperatives. On the other hand, a categorical imperative refers to a requirement that is absolute and unconditional, and asserts its authority in all conditions. A violation of the categorical imperatives constitutes immorality. CI sets duty as an act done out of respect for the moral law (Kant2 54). In relation to this, the moral worth of an action cannot be derived from its consequences. This means that the source of moral worth of an action is the ground principle or reason under which an act is performed irrespective of the desired outcomes or all other aspects. From these explanations, an action can only be said to have moral content if it was done with an absolute regard of a sense of moral duty. Kant applies a deontological approach in his ideas. For example, an action is only termed as being moral if it possesses a certain universal value. A maxim refers to a ground principle of action or a ground rule. employees to provide the society with a valuable offering (Daft, 2013). The organization theory has no single definition as it is described as a way of thinking regarding the entity and how individuals and resources are gathered and arranged collectively to attain the business purpose (Smith, 2010). Likewise, the organizational design encompasses two vital aspects of the enterprise i.e. structural features and contingency factors.The structural facet is comprised of the internal elements such as organization size, hierarchy, infrastructure, IT, employees, suppliers and many more. While, the contingency factors are those aspects which influence the organization’s structural dimension like competitors, government, environment, technological developments, globalization, culture and etc. (Serra, Almeida & Ferreira, 2012). Hence, it is imperative for a company to monitor its design so that it can avoid entering the decline stage.Since organization exists in the business environment which is evolving at a fast pace, there are various external factors which can impact its business operations. For instance, a manufacturing concern which has been the leader in the industry for decades can enter into decline stage if it does not upgrade its machinery or fails to respond to the changing market needs. Similar to any product, the management team has to remain alert about the indicators which can show signs of an arising issue in the near future (Serra, Almeida & Ferreira, 2012).There are four crucial phases through which every organization passes i.e. birth/introduction, growth, maturity and decline. When a firm is at the maturity stage, it has to start developing plans for maintaining or revamping its image so that it can gain momentum again and retrieve back its enhanced performance level (Daft, 2013).The two foremost signs of maturity stage are

Essay - Corporate personality | Subjects: Miscellaneous - Undergraduate Consider a couple named Chet and Margorie that had been married for ten years. Oftentimes Chet is a very domineering husband and many times has hit and abused his wife because he believed she did not do an adequate job of cleaning the house. While it’s easy to consider that Chet is just a violent person, one must also consider what would occur if Chet had a janitor that did not properly clean his office. In these regards, it seems clear that Chet would not attack the janitor. While Chet’s exact motivations are not easily discernable, Jacobson (1998) indicates that spousal abuse is oftentimes linked to dysfunctional relationship patterns and modes of communication within the household. Markowitz (2000) also indicates that spousal abuse more readily occurs, or is deemed ‘acceptable’ as compared to public violence, as the abuser is able to rely on the abused person’s emotional or financial dependence to ensure they will not receive punishment. In these regards, the abused person is often unable to leave or inform the authorities about the abuse because they rely on the abuser for their survival. While the earlier instance considers spousal abuse, family abuse also occurs in other forms. Consider the instance of David and Marie. Essay - American Dance | Subjects: Visual Arts & Film Studies - College

Assignment - Discussion 2 Week 2 "The Discretionary Function" Please respond to the following: | Subjects: Business - College 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).

This study would therefore, like to use a system that utilizes reporting programs to view trends of patients under patient care. This is to be adopted as a Clinical Data Repository (CDR) project with clear objectives and deliverables. 1. Project scope: This report will study clinical components that will constitute an integrated Clinical Data Repository (CDR) which will allow the elements to be fed into it ultimately allowing family physicians and doctors to view holistically the attributes of a patient while enhancing the quality of healthcare given to patients. Family members will be able to qualify for incentives like bonuses and patient oriented medical home rewarding programs. There is a principle engine that comprises a mix of elements to guarantee a clinical decision. This project will involve creating a secure Clinical Data Repository that is able to provide data of patients under authorized access. The objectives of this project will be: i) Assess how family physicians will maximize their professional quality care given to patients ii) Examine how family members will benefit from the bonuses and reward systems facilitated by CDR project.

Essay - Asian Americans: Thai people | Subjects: Sociology - College

Interviewee: There are a lot of festivals in Russia but let me single out Maslenitsa. This is the pure Russian holiday which refers you back to the times of pagan. It is celebratory pre-Lenten tradition of Russia and habitually referred to as the pancake week. Every day of pancake week has a customary activity. Kids make themselves busy by playing games while the elders cook huge stacks of pancakes. The festival also consists of snowball fights, riding on swings, masquerades, sledding, and sleigh rides. In the festival, image of Maslenitsa is also burnt to usher in spring and return of the sun.Interviewee: Yes, I do enjoy life in America a lot. Things are just wonderful here. The most attractive part is that America has many diverse groups of people who live happily with one another and they have the right to condemn what is going wrong in government.Interviewee: Americans prefer more personal space as opposed to Russians. Russians like "close talkers" and they cannot move away when you are conversing, you can close in on Russians. Repeating "Im sorry" can make you appear untrusted in Russian culture. Just apologize once and then let actions show you mean it. This is not the case in Essay - Japanese Multinationals and the Management of Human Resources in United Kingdom Subsidiaries | Subjects: Human Resources - Masters

This paper intends to discuss why would an intelligent mind believe or not believe in the existence of God, and what my opinion about the nature and existence of God is.A 90 minute debate was held in Alys Stephens Center in Birmingham, Alabama, on October 03, 2007 between two Oxford University colleagues- an atheist and secular humanist, Professor Richard Dawkins, and a Christian apologist, Professor John Lennox. The topic of the debate was the existence of God based upon the atheistic views that Dawkins presented in his book, The God Delusion. In the debate, Dawkins explains his theses regarding the rejection of God’s existence saying that science is based on evidence-based grounds whereas faith is blind and is based merely on satisfactory beliefs and thus it drags humans to believe what is told in religion without the need of understanding and exploring. This makes us say that an intelligent mind believes that science does not support religion- rather, it supports rationalism or atheism. Marx conception of God’s existence is purely atheistic. He affirms that an intelligent mind must argue that the designer God, if there is one, must need another designer to design him. Freud does not believe in God and asserts that “the sooner one accepts that God does not exist, the better” (qtd. in McFaul 9) if one wants to step into mature adulthood. Christianity poses dangers to the existence of humans as all wars and destructions come as a result of the religious beliefs and difference in faiths. Dawkins explains an argument from his book, that is, faith is blind whereas science is evidence-based (92) in which he argues that faith is by no reasons strengthening its grounds in the 21st century when it has nothing to do with evidence. On the other hand, according to Dawkins, “science uses evidence to discover the truth about the universe” and scientific discoveries are based on research and

Essay - MIS business essay | Subjects: Business - Ph.D. The nature of morality can be based around first-order ethics and second-order ethics or the meta-ethics. First-order ethics are declarations of general nature involving the concepts of right and wrong whereas meta-ethics means that particular act are moral or immoral is not the topic rather , the issue is how ethical views can be explained and classified (Kohlberg, 1981). How does morality develop in human life stages? The development of the morality in a human being is a continuous process throughout the life of the particular individual. Level 1: The Pre-Conventional stage. It is characterized by obedience and punishment orientation and lasts between the first and second years of childhood. The child, at this stage helps others when they are upset by offering physical comfort. (How can I evade reprimand?) 2. Self-interest orientation. Between the second and third years, the child starts showing guilt for bad behavior. This may be described as paying for some benefit. Level 2 Conventional: 3. This is the interpersonal accord and conformity and occurs between the age of 3-6 years. Here, actions are motivated in order to gain a reward or to avoid punishment. 4. The authority and social-order sustaining orientation occurs between the ages of 7-10years.

Assignment - International Trade Unions 2 | Subjects: Marketing - Masters This is where triage comes into play. Some people do not need as much help as some others do. It is also important to recognize that you have to meet the needs and help the patient not only right after the disaster, but also continuous checkups after the incident to make sure they are coping properly and mental illnesses have not developed (Saleh, 1996). Two of the main trauma setting points in current United States history was the natural disaster known as Hurricane Katrina and the terrorist attack on the World Trade Centers on September 11th. Hurricane Katrina had an enormous impact on the United States when it realized that it was ill equipped to deal with this natural disaster. It destroyed the city of New Orleans, killed many people and left many scarred and homeless. It also destroyed everyone’s possessions as well as destroyed the financial stability. Due to the United States inability to diagnose the situation easily and act quickly, many people were without food, water, and other services for days. People were dehydrated and malnourished in addition to other physiological and psychological conditions. This would produce a fairly traumatic experience.

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Generally it can be said that the regulation of food safety, drugs, dietary supplement, veterinary food and medicines, cosmetics etc are all the jobs of FDA.1 The process by which it does make these regulations effective is illustrated in the text that follows: FDA ACTIVITY IN THE PAST TWO YEARS The most recent activities of the FDA prove how practically the organization is working for human health and prosperity. Following is a summary of FDA’s activity over the past two years. Seeking of preventive measures against Food Borne illness. (Press Release on 25 May 2011).2 Food Safety Modernization Act revised and more clauses included in it. (Press Release on 4 May 2011). Anti smuggling strategy and draft guidance and be issued for new dietary ingredients. (Press Release 5 July 2011) On 7th July 2011 The FDA approved the following new drugs: Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules, Coreg, Duloxetine Hydrochloride , Felbatol , Kemadrin, Micardis, Vancomycin Hydrochloride, Xenazine etc. 3  4 The most noticeable act of FDA in the current year is about sunscreen products. 5 WHAT IS FDA’S APPROVAL PROCESS  The process whereby FDA approves a certain drug or ensures the safety of another is done by the conduction of the following steps: “Pre-Approval focus on strategy” “Post-Approval Risk Assessment” “Turning Risk Assessment into Action” THE WAY FDA PROTECT US.

The nature of morality can be based around first-order ethics and second-order ethics or the meta-ethics. First-order ethics are declarations of general nature involving the concepts of right and wrong whereas meta-ethics means that particular act are moral or immoral is not the topic rather , the issue is how ethical views can be explained and classified (Kohlberg, 1981). How does morality develop in human life stages? The development of the morality in a human being is a continuous process throughout the life of the particular individual. Level 1: The Pre-Conventional stage. It is characterized by obedience and punishment orientation and lasts between the first and second years of childhood. The child, at this stage helps others when they are upset by offering physical comfort. (How can I evade reprimand?) 2. Self-interest orientation. Between the second and third years, the child starts showing guilt for bad behavior. This may be described as paying for some benefit. Level 2 Conventional: 3. This is the interpersonal accord and conformity and occurs between the age of 3-6 years. Here, actions are motivated in order to gain a reward or to avoid punishment. 4. The authority and social-order sustaining orientation occurs between the ages of 7-10years.

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