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Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School
This program offers numerous benefits for college bound high school students. Such students have never experienced life on a college campus, nor have they been responsible for waking up on time and being prompt for classes. Neither have they experiences lecture setting in which more than a hundred students are listening to a single professor simultaneously. In their current high school settings, many students live in a comfort zone with which they are familiar. This program will challenge the participants to interact with many unknown and uncomfortable situations, and to make use of their gifts in this program
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The constant improvement of technology has changed people's lives greatly. This essay concentrates on the digital revolution and the digital divide in the world today.
Many today's technology achievements and improvements of people's quality of life should owe to the digital revolution. Digital revolution, which is also named the third industrial revolution or the third technological revolution, means the innovation of computers and the repaid spread of the communication equipments and it includes the revolution of the society and the technology, which usually refer in particular to the arguments created when these technology widely used (H.Jenkins & D.Thorburn, The Digital
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the industry’s P/E ratio suggests that its growth in the future is higher than the average company. In regards to the PEG ratio, Nike is over performing the industry by 0.03. Like mentioned earlier in the essay, Nike’s PEG ratio is fully valued, but in terms of investment, it is not attractive. Additionally, GARP investors will rarely buy growth stocks like Nike with PEG ratios greater than 1.
Nike as a stock would be a safe investment to make. Personally, I would not buy Nike as a stock for the present moment. The biggest reason being due to its rising competitor, Under Armour. The recent news pit Nike against Under Armour with analysts choosing Under Armour as a
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CMM 801: Journalism and Communication Theory
Academic Essay Writing
An essay is best approached as an intellectual argument that develops from the ideas, issues, theories, concepts, methodologies, etc., you have been taught within the module for which it is the final assessment. It is most important therefore – even as you begin and then progress through the module – that you are clear about the fundamental perspectives, values and assumptions underpinning the course’s main themes and topics as they are being presented to you in lectures and seminars. Remember no theory or perspective has the whole picture. All accounts of the world are partial and biased from a particular
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Welcome to Writing Essays, the RLF’s online guide to everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask about writing undergraduate essays.
The guide is a toolbox of essay writing skills and resources that you can choose from to suit your particular needs. It combines descriptive and practical elements. That is, it tells you what things mean and what they are; and it uses examples to show you how they work.
Writing Essays takes you through the whole essay writing process – from preparing and planning to completion. Writing essays is structured progressively and I recommend that you use it in this way. However, you will see from the sidebar that the guide is divided into a number of
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The ineffectiveness of online writing courses
DeJaneria W. Knight
University of Maryland University
Writing professor Kate Kiefer offers her debatable opinion on the usefulness of online learning in writing courses in the essay “Do Students Loose More Than They Gain in Online Writing Classes”. Her expertise are derived from views on all sides of the spectrums by teaching in hybrid settings, strictly online settings, and class room or face to face settings. Furthermore, her 20 plus years of teaching has enabled her to provide an extensive perspective of how students most efficiently participate in each learning environment. With writing this argumentative essay, Kiefer, believes that
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February 10, 2014
Ethical growth is an important instrument needed in today’s society. Virtue, deontological, and utilitarianism theories have similarities and differences. Each theory relates to morals and ethics in precise ways, just as virtue, values, and morality have a precise relationship with one another.
Virtue theory relates to ethics by identifying the character of a person as honorable, dependable, loyal, honest, or as untrustworthy, deceiving, careless, or self-serving. Basically a person is described as “good” or “bad”, or a mixture of both. People develop character throughout life as a mirror image of
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ETH/ 316 Ethics Essay
March 12, 2013
Ethics played a very important role in our lives. While we were growing up, we have been taught on what is right and what is wrong. People from different parts of the world practice different cultures, religions, beliefs, and ethics. Everyone believes that his or her ethical practice is the only one that existed and others should follow. Most of the people still do not know what to belief and who to follow. Throughout this paper, I will discuss the similarities and differences between virtue theory, utilitarianism, and deontological ethics. These similarities and differences will include a description of the
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WRIT 1010 / 50
April 25, 2012
Dr. Lydia Wazir
Compare two countries
In this essay I am going to concentrate on clear contrasts between Albania and Italy- one of the countries from central Europe. These countries have different population, food, area. However, one may find their natural environment similar- in both countries there are politics, seas, and other components. When you think about the two countries- Albania and Italy, you may find them completely different at the first glance. During World War II beside Nazis, Albania was also under Italian regime and I might say that there everything started. Every single citizen of Albania as a second
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Cover Letter for Rogerian Essay
March 25, 2013
The purpose of this essay is to make my readers aware of the harm cigarettes can do to a person’s body. I also want to make my reader aware that without second hand smoke a person body can be healthier. Smokers should take inconsideration that not everyone wants to smell the smoke or suffer the consequences from second-hand smoke. What I have learned that second-hand smoke can do more damage to your body then I was aware of. I felt like smoking should be completely banned in public places but after researching this assignment I changed my view. I changed and said it should be banned in some places
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Common SAT Essay Themes and Archetypes
The makers of the SAT use several themes from which they draw essay questions. By knowing these themes ahead of time, you can prepare several preplanned examples to use for each theme. For example, take Thomas Edison. He used over 6000 filaments before finding one that worked in the electric light bulb. You could use this example for essays on adversity, success, history, and progress. The following is a list of these themes and real examples of essay questions produced by the College Board. The questions have been paraphrased for simplicity, but they provide you with an idea of how the themes are recycled each year.
Do people benefit
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, which has drastically taken my writing to a new level because I am able to connect back with my initial insights marked on the page.
Writing had always been one of my strengths, but it was challenging to take that initial step past the high school, five-paragraph essay form that constricted my ideas for so long. Moving past this form, however, has greatly opened my mind. My thoughts are now able to be more complex because I have learned how to sustain a logical argument in an organized manner. My writing has become increasingly more concise and I no longer have room for added "fluff" or "padding." Another improvement is my ability to point out multiple complexities within a text, instead of
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William Raspberry is from a small segregated town in Mississippi, he left this small town to take a job as a reporter. I do believe that his home town plays a big factor in how he feels about the black Americans being referred to as “black”. He has some really great points of view on the subject and how it affects the black children. There are certain images that come to mind when a person refers to a person as black. As I reflect on the article “The Handicap of Definition”, I am reminded of the town where I grew up, it was a small hick town but over half the population was black Americans. There are several statements made in this article that would make any person
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followed upon the dominance of the male gender. When regarding the analysis of Stanton’s speeches, the reader assumes that her own personal experience had an impact on her beliefs and the combination of the inequality gender issues that defined her life as a child. With the perspective of Stanton’s past, her writing is illustrated by the reader as representative. Personal anecdotes, contrast, and comparison, are techniques used by Stanton. Stanton enhances her ability to persuade the reader with a strong influential essay by using logic, emotion, and ethics.
Stanton argues that all women should acquire the same rights as men. To get her point across to the reader, she refers back to the
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Level C Essay
You may often ask yourself, “What is a hero?” No need to worry, I’ll explain it to you. A hero in today’s generation is not what we normally think when the word “hero” comes to mind. We usually think of Spiderman, Batman, Superman, and all the other comic book hero’s. When we are little we are made to think that hero’s fly, have super strength, and other amazing powers. We were thought wrong. Real hero’s, don’t have any of those. They don’t wear fancy capes, have crazy powers, or even look different than any of us. Most of the hero’s that we know today are regular people.
To put some clarification into the term “hero” I will explain some of the so called standards. To
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Instructor: Mr. Todd Forrest
My worldview is my set of assumptions and beliefs, which helps me determine right from wrong, and helps me define how the world works. I understand a very few things in this world, yet here are two facts that I have come to accept after hard-earned personal experience: I was heavily influenced as a child by my family’s worldview and my experiences in the world forced me to develop my own worldview.
My worldview has been dramatically impacted by the sum of my experiences and has shaped all my beliefs. I have many and varied life experiences, including multiple jobs, I have interacted with thousands of people
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Everybody has a different upraising making them each have different views on ethics. There are three different types of ethical theories. These types include the virtue theory, utilitarianism, and deontological. Ethical theory deals with how one should behave in relation to someone else.
According to IEP, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “Virtue ethics is a broad term for theories that emphasize the role of character and virtues in moral philosophy.” Most virtue ethics take their inspiration from Aristotle. He stated that a virtuous person is one that has ideal character traits. A virtuous
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History – Essay 1
February 21, 2015
Olmec and Maya
Complex Societies confer to a set of factors that contain an agricultural surplus, urban settlements, specialized labor and trade, government, a stratified society, and sophisticated ritual traditions. Ever since the beginning of time, humans formed through generations and generations of species. It took quite a while for humans to fully develop their brains to start thinking out of the box and creating new ideas for their own. Nevertheless, complex societies arose independently during the centuries 3500 to 500 B.C.E. in several regions of the world. Out of all the other complex societies
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Globalization is a concept that in theory serves to break down borders, creating a more unified economic and social community. It is a not a new concept, and has been in the works since at least the latter part of the 20th century. It is debatable as to whether everyone truly benefits from its implementation, however there are undeniable positive outcomes from a global community. There are many factors that have helped contribute to globalization, including education, profit seeking, tech advances, and trade, however there are also many barriers stopping it from realizing its full potential like religion, lack of technology, poor education or educational barriers
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due to the network software issues that link data from many programs1 as explained by LSE while the other was due to a buggy software
This essay was submitted for assessment in the subject 433-343 Professional Issues in Computing, in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne, 2010. The authors retain copyright (2010) of this essay. Permission is granted for non-commercial copying. The University of Melbourne is permitted to publish this essay in electronic or hard copy form. 1 http://www.computerworlduk.com/news/it-business/10947/london-stock-exchange-in-denial-over-system-outage/
upgrade as speculated by external professionals 2
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Different kinds of websites and books argue on the idea of whether the world is going to end in 2012 or not. All of them give reasons to persuade their readers as much as they could. When I went over some of the articles that talk about 2012, I asked, won’t those articles confuse people? Therefore, I have chosen two articles to see their effect over the readers. The first one is by Dr. Dr. Morrison David who is NAI senior scientist who answers a lot of questions that has been asked to NASA about 2012. The second one is by Dr. Archana who talks about different kinds of reasons why the world will end in 2012.
Dr. Archana and Dr. Morrison have different opinions about 2012
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09 March 2015
Take Home essay #1
In many different places of the world, many people have different reactions on
what literacy is and how it is applied in life. Literacy is referred to a lot of people as “the
ability to read and write” like how it is stated in the dictionary
. People think that having
the knowledge of how to read and write that they know the meaning and don’t have to
have any more interest in it. After these few weeks of reading and comprehending the
“real” meaning, it has changed the way I look at it and how it has actually affected me in
life. Also how it can be referred to as a
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3. Yes, in some situations, per unit variance is much more useful than the series of functional variances. Company can define the reasons of the variances much more clearly by calculating the per unit variance. And company can fix the problem by directly control the agency in charge. To analysis the variance, firstly we need to calculate the variable cost per unit of product. Using Exhibit 3(Total variable manufacturing costs) we can easily get the cost per unit of the products (Exhibit 4). From the exhibit, we can find out that all the actual cost per unit is higher than the standard ones which mean all the variances are unfavorable. Then we can calculate the exact number of price variance
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The Black Blizzards
In the 1930s, horrific dark clouds of dust would roll in to the states of western Texas, eastern New Mexico, the Oklahoma Panhandle, western Kansas, and eastern Colorado. These powerful clouds of dust would later become known as the storms that caused the Dust Bowl. These storms of dust were caused by a combination of ecological and human factor. The storms had many effects on people and their ways of life. The Dust Bowl caused people to suffer and leave behind their homes; it hurt the economy, and changed the ways farmers would farm forever.
After a long increasing drought, record high heat, and powerful winds the semiarid region of the Plaines and grasslands was
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What does it take to get attention for IT initiatives in today's enterprise? In most cases, according to Symantec Senior Director Jennie Grimes, it means making a compelling business case—and getting the right information to the right people in the right language.
IT risk management initiatives are definitely worthy of executive attention. Our economy is increasingly dependent on the Internet and IT systems, making the risks in these systems far more visible and significant than ever. But, it's a discipline with a myriad of stakeholders: CIOs, CISOs, enterprise risk management teams, compliance and regulation staff, and internal and external auditors.
Step #1: Choose your words wisely
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1. Tell me in your own words (that means do not copy verbatim from the text) what a paralegal is and what a paralegal does. Give examples.
- A paralegal is someone who assists a lawyer by working with clients, managing cases, and doing legal research. However they are not allowed to give any legal advice to the public because they are not permitted to do so. To me a paralegal does all of the “dirty work” for the actual lawyer.
2. Tell me what kinds of paralegal tasks you think you would find interesting.
- The paralegal task I find interesting are the ones were you have to do legal research.
3. Explain what unauthorized practice of law (UPL) is. Give 2 examples of UPL.
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The One-Dimensional Voting Model allows for certain assumptions to hold that result in a Condorcet winner and no cycle. Voters choose among points on a line so that each voter prefers points on the line closest to his or her favorite point on the line. The point on the line that beats all of the other options, under the Majority Rule, is the point that the median voter favors the most. Although this model proves there can be a Condorcet winner under the Majority Rule of voting, it is a simplistic model, since it can only prove this result when certain assumptions are made, such as in a single regression rather than in multiple regressions.
In the One-Dimensional Model, the outcome of
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The best things in life do not cost money
Everyone has ones own opinion about the statement considering that in human lives, there had never been perfectionism to decide something by one point. Certainly do some people argue that importance of life be not money. Nevertheless there is no assistance to help to agree the statement for me inasmuch as there is nothing that is free to use in several reasons.
Despite the fact that everyone spends time with their family or favorite people without money by relaxing and enjoying in beautiful nature, they can not completely make their family happy insomuch as there is nothing free. We can plan and dream of relaxing and enjoying at the beauty
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Theme: "What kind of a leader I will be?"
First of all, what is a leader? Leader, we actually define it as the one who leads which is right, but do you know what the real meaning of a leader is? it is the one the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country and a person who influences a group of people towards the achievement of a goal . According to the quote that inspires me most about being a leader, it is "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." I have a goal, to finish my college and to have a good work after the course years. As an engineering student, specifically, a Marine Engineering student, I can be a
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The executives of Burger Barn have attempted to implement some new changes to Creamy Creations in a positive light. However, some of these changes risk having an impact on the rosy future they foresee for Creamy Creations. Currently, Creamy Creations is still profitable and the financial numbers have rose since they took over management, but there are few things I do not think Burger Barn put any consideration into when they looked at the current state of the business and the future they foresee if business continues down the glories trail it is on currently.
One of the things I feel Burger Barn did not consider when they predicted the future of Creamy Creations, is that Creamy Creations
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The text I’m going to analyze is headlined “Remarks on the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr”. It is the speech of Robert F. Kennedy, a prominent democratic senator from New York, and it was delivered on the 4th of April in 1968. He spoke in Muncie in the afternoon. On the plane to Indianapolis, where he was to speak to the black community, he was told Martin Luther King, Jr. had been shot in Memphis. (Bart Peterson). This is an example of demographic level of influence because it is composed based on race, in this example black community. The opening sentences of the speech show that the author is going to present sad news –“ that the man who dedicated his life to struggling
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From the very start I should say that it is not an easy thing to speak about myself as it is hard to have a look at yourself from aside, but at the same time who knows you better than you yourself do?
I am a girl of sixteen. When I look at myself in the mirror I see a blond girl with short straight hair, dark eyes and a slender figure. As to my appearance I'm rather tall and slim. I have never thought I'm a beauty, I wish I were more beautiful. I think that I'm even tempered, rather reserved, calm and modest. But sometimes I can lose my temper and become either angry or sad. I like staying alone and sometimes I retreat into my shell. But at the same time I like my friends, I
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Pasteurization is the sterilization of liquids such as milk, to destroy disease-causing (Pathogen) like bacteria and virus.
The process is named for the French scientist Louis Pasteur, who discovered in the 1860s that undesired fermentation could be prevented in wine and beer by heating it to 1350F (570C) for a few minutes. Milk is pasteurized by heating it to about 1450F (630C) for 30 min or by the ''flash method'' of heating to 1600F (710C) for 15 sec, followed by rapid cooling to below 500F (100C),at which temperature it is stored. In milk, after pasteurization, the harmless lactic acid bacteria survives, but if the milk is not kept cold, they multiply rapidly
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A _______ address is an internetwork address with universal jurisdiction.
A ________ is a local address. Its jurisdiction is over a local network.
If a host wants to send a packet to another host on the same network, the sender must find out the physical address mapped to __________________.
the destination IP address in the IP header
A Router has received a datagram destined for a host on another, remotely connected network. router must find the physical address mapped to ______________________.
the IP address of the next hop router found in the routing table
_______ is a dynamic mapping protocol in which a physical address is found for a given
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EU and TURKEY
In a recently done research study, people in Turkey and the people in the EU countries were compared in their contentment and their concerns and hopes about the future. The results demonstrated that Turkish people were much less optimistic about their lives and the future. People become content or discontent with their lives depending on many circumstances. Purchasing power and living conditions are the main factors affecting the happiness of citizens in a country.
The first reason for the Turkish people to be pessimistic is the low purchasing power of the people in our country. It is, in fact, such a big problem for Turkey that some people even suffer from hunger
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Just Like That is a novel by Michael Richards. Michael Richards writes about two persons. Thenovel takes place in the outback, Australia. Michael describes the environment with kangaroosand the Gibson Desert. It may sound weird but in the story killing a kangaroo is like a test of manhood.The father has made his son believe that if he kills a kangaroo he will become a man. I believe the son is inhis early teens. There is a time in your life where you have to grow up, find out who you are and slowlybecome a man. The father uses the very same method to show your manhood as the aboriginals. Thefather uses the aboriginal’s rituals as a test to the manhood. The boy reacts very fascinated at first
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Distance Still Matters
The Hard Reality of Global Expansion
Pankaj Ghemawat argues the reasons for driving companies to overvaluation profit potential in foreign markets in the article which is named “Distance Still Matters, The Hard Reality of Global Expansion”. He examines the problems of some companies’ international expansion strives to detect that makes these problems mutual. According to his researches, he decides that these problems and failures have a mutual point as distance.
He explains it that companies inadequately take advantage from wrong method when deciding on international expansion as CPA ( country portfolio analysis). The CPA is related with national GDP ( gross
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Professional Development of Nursing Professionals During the past years, we’ve witnessed a tremendous growth in the health crisis, but also the education. With skills that are needed to compete with these, health care advancement technologies and well being of these population growth are in crisis. As comprehensive as the need for health care is being overhauled through the years, a claim has been made on the topic of “Nursing” as being one of the most important. Health is not only to the sustainment of our species, but also, it only makes logical sense to not only educate the practitioners of the profession, but also increase the need for advancement in the education being delivered
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Kiffe kiffe i morgen
Mindmap: Bogen handler om 15 årige Doria, som bor i et ”ghetto” område i Paris, med sin mor. Hendes far er stukket af til Marokko med en ung kvinde, og Doria hader ham for det. Han var ikke tilfreds med at havde fået en pige og ville have en yngre kone end hendes mor. Doria og hendes mor har ikke mange penge, og må derfor få hjælp fra kommunen. Moren har arbejde som rengøringskone men hun tjener kun meget lidt. Doria har ikke rigtig noglen venner i skolen og går for det meste alene og tænker. Hun har mange tanker om hendes dumme far, livet og pubertet. Hendes eneste rigtige ven er 28 årige Hamoudi, som bor i området. Han hænger altid ud ved opgang 32, tjener penge som
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Savoir compter en français
L’orthographe n’a aucune importance : vous ne devrez sans doute jamais écrire un nombre en toutes lettres
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The research topic in this paper is a security management plan thesis. The paper concentrates on the security management plan of the VANFEST event. This is an event that will gather together a diversity of Australia’s best local personalities, performers and VIPs. It is the first occasion of its kind in Forbes and it is expected that a projected multitude of up to and maybe between 5,000 and 10,000 persons will be in presence, with an all-out Capacity of 15,000. The VANFEST occurrence will be carried out on Saturday the 6th
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Jin Won Jeong
Dec 12, 2014
1. Regional Strategy:
According to the readings for session #1, a very few multinationals are truly global.
a. What are the bases for the claim that most multinationals are regional?
The primary bases for the claim that most multinationals are regional are first the extraction of revenue by many “global” multinationals is confined to a region as opposed to the entire world, and second the similar market environment within certain region makes regionalization much more practical than globalization.
First, Revenue generation in terms of geographic location is limited to specific regions or area
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BEST PRACTICE v. BEST FIT
How do we know what is an appropriate HR model for a firm?
Best Practice Model
! Argument: all firms will see performance improvement if best practice
implemented (see empirical evidence)
! Method: identify best practice, give HR a high profile, get top level
commitment, sell it, do it, measure it, reward champions
! Advantage: much agreement / tradition on basic best practice. Also
recognition of ëbadí practice. Established rules of thumb for selection;
training; appraisal methods. No need to re-invent. Itís out there.
! Disadvantage: difficulty arises when we go beyond these
straightforward practices. There is great diversity of ëbest practiceí
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Paper #1: What does it say/ What does it mean?
We have read “the Role of Advertising in Consumer Decision Making,” and while there were many parts of this article which were odd or unknown to us, the general message was that ads increase our desire to buy something, if we are interested in the subject being advertised. We have also looked at a few sample ads to see how they are telling us stories about ourselves.
Now, I would like you pick a static advertisement (a print ad from a magazine, newspaper, billboard, poster, internet, etc.) and analyze how the image uses popular culture, cultural beliefs and the viewpoints that underlie those beliefs to sell us a product
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To introduce myself , My full name is Thuy Anh Nguyen. Presently, I am a junior of Banking Academy in Viet Nam. Beside studying Financial Administration , I am also known as an actress. I started to take a part in acting since 2009 . there are many misunderstanding thoughts about this industry , majority usually prejudice that people who related to this are indecent and indulged in play . To be come a famous and well known person it leads to the situation that a lot of people heard about my name but does not really understand the person I really am . As mentioned ,they assume I am a arrogant and dissipate kind of girl. I can not understand why so many people still have those preconception
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1. Liquidation value of the firm’s assets could be considered as …
a. The minimum wealth of shareholders
2. If ‘P’ be the initial investment, ‘I’ be the interest rate and ‘T’ be the time period for which funds are invested then interest earned will be …
3. Following the above given conditions, compound interest is given by …
4. Firms resorting to “Proactive Growth”
a. do constant strategic planning
5. SPACE stands for Strategic Position and Action Evaluation
6. Increasing market expenditure heading to an increased market share is known as …
c. market expansion
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Axia College Material
Characteristics of the Expository Essay
What Is an Essay?
An essay, or personal-opinion paper, is an important part of your college experience because it requires critical thinking as well as organization and research. Essay is a broad term. Sometimes an essay is just a page long; sometimes, essays are five pages or longer. Essays, however, focus on a single subject and idea. They also have different purposes: to persuade, explain, or entertain.
Consider the following essay titles:
• “Why You Should Never Vote for a Democrat”
• “My Friend Harry Reasoner”
• “Cells Phones: Getting the Most for the Least”
• “Gay Marriage Does Not Hurt
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An essay is a piece of writing which is often written from an author's personal point of view. Essays can consist of a number of elements, including: literary criticism, political manifestos, learned arguments, observations of daily life, recollections, and reflections of the author. The definition of an essay is vague, overlapping with those of an article and a short story. Almost all modern essays are written in prose, but works in verse have been dubbed essays (e.g. Alexander Pope's An Essay on Criticism and An Essay on Man). While brevity usually defines an essay, voluminous works like John Locke's An Essay Concerning Human Understanding and Thomas Malthus's An Essay on the Principle of