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The case being tried is, number 82A04-8876-CV-285, Deborah White vs. Patrick Gibbs and O'Malley's Tavern. The case is being disputed in front of the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Indiana. Deborah White is the plaintiff and Patrick Gibbs and O'Malley's Tavern are the defendants. Deborah White's attorney's are Amanda Babbit and Jackson Walsh. Benjamin Walton and Jordan Van Meter are the defense attorney's.
“The State of Indiana requires that a plaintiff meet the following elements in order to recover damages: the defendant must have actual knowledge that the person to whom the alcoholic
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changes take place within the child. This is the period when he will learn how to use his senses and increase motor abilities to develop skills like grasping, rolling, sitting up and even crawling.
Based on my observation the child showed his head control. Roll over in both directions. He can also reach, grasp toys by himself. He can support his weight on his arms and legs while crawling. While playing he can also sit by himself. He is able to grab toys that can fit in his hand while sitting. He seems to have good motor skills both fine and gross for his age.
Personal and Social Development:
He enjoys social playing. Responds to other peoples expressions of emotion and enjoys interaction
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dissection hand out page 5, step 7
#) Locate the vitreous humor at the back of the eye and make all appropriate observations
#) Locate the lens in the vitreous humour and remove it
#) Record all appropriate observations concerning the lens
-You must make observations and organize them appropriately
-This can be done with 2-3 words per observation
-Not all structures will require the same observations
EXAMPLE: Observation Table
|Structure |Qualitative Observation |
| |Quality |Observation
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PSYC 1003: INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
Research Methods in Psychology Their Advantages and Disadvantages Method
Good source of hypotheses. Provides in-depth information on individuals. Unusual cases can shed light on situations/problems that are unethical or impractical to study in other ways. Allows description of behaviour as it occurs in the natural environment. Often useful in first stages of research program.
Individual may not be representative or typical. Difficult to know which subjective interpretation is best.
Correlational study Experiment
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Communication is the process of gathering meaning from the world around us and using verbal and non-verbal messages to share this meaning with others. On March 25 2012 I observed two people. Person A and person B. The observation took place at olive gardens local restaurant beginning at 7:20 and ending observation at 8:06 pm. We were all out to eat dinner where I was engaged to their conversation. Enabling myself to observe closely. The restaurant had died down from the dinner rush, leaving us one of the three people in that section Along with the outside light fading, the lighting indoors was dim, making the dining experience feel more quite and intimate. The background noise was filled
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wellness programs are becoming more and more prevalent so research on this topic would give insight to the success and the subsequent rise in popularity of such programs.
To conduct the research for topic a research design method must be decided. The author of this paper concludes that the best design method for this research should be the survey method combined with observation method. “Some sociologists prefer one type of research to the other, but we learn most when we draw on many different research designs and do not limit ourselves to a particular type of research” (Schaefer, 2006, p 36).
The survey method alone would not be best suited for this research topic because the
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The Scientific Method
January 13, 2013
The Scientific Method
There are six steps to the scientific method, and they are: observation, question, hypothesis, prediction, conclusion, and results. (Simon, E. J., Reece, J. B., & Dickey, J. L., 2010, p. 15) Each step serves a different purpose throughout the process. The basic explanation of the scientific method is that it begins with an observation, in this case the activity I chose was to figure out why my car wasn’t starting. Asking a question is the 2nd step, and the results will have answered this question. For this activity the question was “why will the car not start?” I tried every
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3HRC F302B (HR)
CIPD Assessment Activity Template
|Title of unit/s |Understanding Organisations and the Role of Human Resources |
|Unit No/s |3HRC (HR) |
|Level |Foundation |
|Credit value |4 |
|Assessment method |Observation, Written
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acceptable fuel pump pressure.
2. Check service information, locate the fuel system pressure test valve or port, and describe its location.
3. Connect a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel pressure Schrader valve
4. Start the engine and observe the fuel pressure.
5. Determine the necessary action on the test results you have writing down.
2. Not on the vehicle car is return less fuel system
3. 58 psi (it’s ok)
4. No more necessary actions.
Conclusion: based on the observation we received, no more necessary actions need to be taken. The lab was successfully completed
Lab report 4; fuel pump current draw test
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Psych 361 Study Guide 1 Fall 2015
What is meant by the terms: tabula rasa, SES?
What is the nature-nurture controversy? What is maturation?
What is meant by developmental continuity versus developmental discontinuity?
The most basic activity of science is observation. How is an experiment a form of controlled observation?
What are the two metaphors of psychoanalysis discussed in class (and the Psychoanalysis primer)?
What are the elements or structures that constitute Freud's theory of mind?
Which structure of the mind did Freud see as the source of: energy; planning; guilt?
In talking about development Freud said, “Where there is id, ego shall be.” What does
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Nutrition, Food, and You
Everyday we as people observe life and come to conclusions on how we live our lives. Whether it is religion or politics, we all have observed some sort of action that has lead us to draw a conclusion on the facts we have perceived. In science this method of deduction is called the “scientific method”. By definition, the scientific method is a multistep process that involves observation, experimentation, and a development of theory. This process is mostly used to find the cause and effect relationships in most scientific fields. There are four steps of the scientific method. The first step, observation, is the first phase of solving
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. Add two drops of phenolphthalein indicator in the titration flask, color will change into pink. Titrate it against 0.01M HCl from the burette, until the solution turn colorless.
Take three readings and calculate its mean.
Initial Reading | Final Reading | Difference | Mean Volume |
0 0 0 | 2.7 2.9 2.6 | 2.7 2.9 2.6 | 2.73 |
Observation And Calculations:
Amount of NaOH in g/L= 0.00273×40
Amount of NaOH in g/L= 0.1092g/L
Amount in g in 1000 ml of sample= 0.1092g
Amount in g in 1 ml of sample= 0.1092/1000
Amount in g in 250 ml of sample= 0.1092×250/1000
Percentage Alkalinity=0.0273×100/10= 0.27%
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the Practice of Facilitative Leadership
At a school level
Children should be engaged in activities that would help them in promoting an understanding about the natural and social environment. Understanding at this level should be based on observation and illustration rather than abstractions. Illustrations need to be drawn from the physical, biological, social and cultural aspects of life. It is important for the child to develop the skill of observation, identification and classification.
Objectives: why children should work within civic lab
1. to understand the society in which they live -to learn how society is structured, managed, and governed, and also about the force seeking
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through numerical data and you need verstehen to be able to truly understand cause and effect. Society is far too complex to show clear cause and effect relationships and cannot explain individual motives and emotions. They favour qualitative data e.g. through informal interviews, observation and personal documents as it produces valid, in-depth and insightful which is also not predefined and can allow the researcher to establish verstehen. An example would be a case study e.g. the case study of Genie. This is because they can research sensitive matters and gain very detailed and rich information. Therefore qualitative data is more likely to be theoretically favourable as it’s more reliable due
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consumer lifestyles and behaviors.
11. Define each methods using in studding consumer behavior (including kinds of observation: in-home observation, shadowing, physiological methods)
There are three major methodological approaches:
1.observation – to consumer research consists primarily of observing consumer behaviors I different situations.sometimes researches monitor behaviors in their natural settings, such as watching consumers use products and eat foods in their homes, but other times they monitor behavior in laboratory settings. ( in-home observation – places marketers inside people’s homes to examine exactly how products are consumed.the observ may be done with personal interviews and
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to the negative fraction. However it is also unclear as to whether the problem is extraneous. One observation I did make is that the solution for “y” is almost identical to the right side of the original equation.
Dugopolski, M. (2012). Elementary and Intermediate Algebra (4th Edition). New York, NY:
McGraw-Hill Publishing. Page 437 #56 and Page 444 #10.
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lastly to make classifications based on the field observation and results obtained from the laboratory.
The site chosen is located at Avenham park in Preston, Lancashire
Approximately where the site it located
Approximately where the site it located
Map of preston, Lancashire. Locating the site where samples where taken.
( google map, n.d)
The site where the soil pit was dug is a vast piece of managed farm land about a hundred meters wide. There is a footpath located at the right side of River Ribble after crossing the old tam bridge to the right. The footpath serves as a link between the site
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other observation (eg.Gas evolved etc…)
d. Add 2-4 dropd of universal indicator solution and compare the colour with the chart provided. Note
• Repeat the above steps with other oxides.
• Report the pH of the aqueous SO2 provided in the fumehood.
|Appearance |Na2O(find from |MgO |Al2O3 |SiO2 |P2O5(demonstration only) |SO2 |
| |internet) | | | | | |
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Approach and Theory of Planned Behavior approach, data were analyzed.
During the observation and the interview, it was found that both inernal factors like physical or psychological and external concerns as work, family, time or environmental are the main barriers to physical activity for pregnant women. From behavioural beliefs and attitudes, control beliefs, normative beliefs, data were collected in the quotes of study participants.
Thus, healthy diet is always a suggestion for pregnant women. What is more important is proper physical activity, these two consist a healthy lifestyle. And, the motivation for pregnant women is the benefits for their baby, this can lead to a much more active
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In the article "How David Beats Goliath” uncovers the secret to victory as an underdog. An underdog is someone who is seen to be less than or having an disadvantage. The secrete to overcoming a strong opponent is to combat the opponent with a non-traditional approach. If ones opponent is strong in a specific skill set, it is wise to craft at strategy the works against their weakness. In the article Vivek Ranadive coached a basketball team of average 12 year old girls who were not passionate about basketball. Through observation he noticed that a lot of their opponents were passionate basketball players who frequently played as pastime. He also noticed that most teams did not “full
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agrees by kicking, hitting with the fists, and so on. But since this kind of behaviour is seldom reinforced in girls, it is unlikely to occur except in unusual circumstances.
The reinforcements that controls the expression of learned behaviour may be (1) direct-tangible rewards, social approval or disapproval, or alleviation of aversive conditions; (2) vicarious- observation of someone else receiving reward's or punishment for similar behaviour, or (3) self- administered-evaluation of one's own performance with self-praise or reproach. As we noted earlier, self-administered reinforcement plays an important role in social learning theory, and efforts have been devoted to discovering the conditions that facilitate regulation of behaviour through self- reward and self-punishment.
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observe how they respond when they are put in a room together and asked to cooperate on various tasks. Correlational methods examine the statistical association between two naturally occurring variables (Wikipedia, 2011). For example, one could correlate the amount of time children watch typical cartoons on TV with the amount of time that they can stay on task on their lessons at school. Note that this study would not prove that typical cartoon programming causes lowered attention spans in children. It is quite possible that children with short attention spans simply watch more cartoons. Observational methods are purely descriptive and include naturalistic observation, "contrived
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hygiene, different types of hospital acquired infection. My biggest accomplishment in the hospital is able to increase hand hygiene observation rate to 80%. Before I started clinical at Laurie Region Hospital hand hygiene rate was on 60%, after doing various education and observation the hospital hand hygiene observation rate is now at 80 %. Still a working progress, every department head needs to come together and encourage their staff members importance of proper hand hygiene to achieve a better percentage. My other accomplishment is able to participate in quality assurance meeting and present data on percentage of hospital acquired infection. I am very happy and lucky to work with a
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used to improve instruction and foster teachers’ growth, while the latter is a tool used to make administrative decisions and guide employment of teachers.
The findings from those evaluations are used to provide feedback to teachers and guide their professional development. Traditionally the evaluation of teacher solely relied on classroom observation. It was done by principals or school administrators; using checklists. Other factors taken into consideration included students’ performance, teachers’ records and lesson plans.
The public viewed evaluation as a major problem in the school system. With time therefore, new trends have come up in teacher evaluation. This evaluation has undergone
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century, the surviving remains of the monument which were found in the Reims region which corresponded to this Romanesque capital were utilized as an aid for the demonstration of its origin. On the whole, a general analysis of this piece of art indicates the expertise of this art form, particularly in terms of the establishment of an appropriate balance of proportions while ensuring that the aspect of delicacy is maintained.
Moreover, a general observation of the Capital from the Cloister of the Monastery of Saint – Remi portrays the perfection which has been maintained in the right selection of shapes and forms. Also, the way the different patterns have been carved into it, throws light
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, 2008). There are aspects of human nature that can only be revealed through detailed observation in a natural setting. This in and of itself adds value to the participants life. The results of the research can also be generalized to help many other people in similar situations. Case studies also have an advantage of simplifying complex concepts that may be otherwise too difficult to study in another approach.
Some of the disadvantages of case studies are that they tend to be highly subjective and researcher bias can easily introduced to the study. In addition to bias, McLeod (2008) states that “Because they are based on the analysis of qualitative (i.e. descriptive) data a lot depends
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coin counts performed by employees who were independent of casino operations
III. Constant observation and supervision of the gaming area
IV. Observation and recording of gaming and other areas by closed circuit television
V. Timely analysis of deviations from expected performance
VI. Constant computer monitoring of slot machines.
These controls were intended to ensure that the casino and the various governmental entities each kept their fair share of the money that was wagered.
3.) Are the managers interviewed for the case justified in being proud of their company’s control system? Why or why not?
Yes I believe they are proud of their company’s control system. If it
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inhibit ones creative potential. This loose, freewheeling style of thinking is in stark contrast to both the scientific and persuasive styles of thinking.
The scientific thinking style is one of structure and adheres to specific criteria; it is much like a language, with a strict set of rules to follow. Such is The Scientific Method, which consists of the following four defined steps of observation, forming a hypothesis, experimenting, and verifying. According to Kirby and Goodpaster, (2007), scientific thinking stands apart from the other thinking style forms because it is rigid in its focus on its use of systematic observation. According to Klahr (2000), unlike creative thinking, the
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For 32 kHz sampling Rate
From the above figures it is clear that Lower sampling rate introduces distortion in to the filter’s output due to Aliasing because the sampling rate 2 kHz and 4 kHz is less than the Nyquist Rate.
Aliasing refers to an effect that causes different signals to become indistinguishable (or aliases of one another) when sampled. It also refers to the distortion or artifact those results when the signal reconstructed from samples is different than the original continuous signal.
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Where [pic] is the Nyquist Rate and [pic] is the sampling
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affected the development of a retail company is the case of J.C. Penney in A Preface to Marketing Management.
In this case presented by Harvard Business School, they discuss some of the effects that J.C. Penney’s faced from what they say was a “radical makeover” of their marketing plan in early 2012 after having faced great financial losses in years prior to their other large competitors.
The Observation Method in quantitative research methods for marketing was a big part of helping J.C. Penney’s determine that they needed to restructure and how they could accomplish that. Even Ron Johnson, CEO of the large retailer, said that retailing is “… hard and that’s what Steve [Jobs] said to
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-response relationships. The importance of environmental forces(i.e. reward and punishment) in shaping behavior is emphasized in the approach. We can observe that Marina’s living style had changed to Tarzan style. It is the survival matter (stimulus) that forces Chapman to change her behavior(response).
Her changes are resulting from observational learning which is the learning of new behaviors through observation and imitation of a model. There are 4 steps of learning the new set of survival skills.
Attention Memory/retention Imitation/reproduction Motivation
Firstly, she observed and paid attention to the monkeys’ behaviors, such as how to catch birds and how they communicated
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through an established education resource and writer.
Burns, M. (2012, December). Go figure: Math and common core. Education Leadership, 70(4), 42-46.
The mathematical standards need to be applied by all k-12 students. It is essential that teachers and students use and apply the standards effectively in order to become mathematical thinkers. Numerical reasoning is going to be very crucial in that students have a good grasp of these skills in order to be the most successful in mathematics through 5th grade. This article is a scholarly article based upon the data used from student observation and questioning utilized during the explanation of the facts from a well educational consultant and
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We will reiterate those problems we had encountered in our observation for us to know what shall be overcome and improve in the future. As time goes by, we, the youth, will be managing the state. This will serve as our guide in improving the state, more particularly, the Philippine government.
First is the lacking of the facilities. This problem is usual to most government agencies. It’s about time, as we said earlier, the government to allot budget to the improvement and renewal of all the facilities used by all government agencies for the development and upgrading of the services they are rendering.
Second, is the sense of responsibilities of the officials
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I did not. I tend to have a lot of car issues. I have gone through about four cars in the last three years pretty much because I did not know what was wrong with them. If I would have come up with a couple theories and then tested them. Maybe I could have saved the car before I completely blew it up. For the future when I start having car issues I will try and use the Scientific Method to solve the issue before it turns out badly. First I would make an observation about the issue. I will try and decide what I think the problem may be. Then I will make hypotheses and then test them. So after I test them I will draw a conclusion whether or not that I actually fixed the problems. I think that these steps could be very helpful in everyday life. If I would actually take the time to make observations, hypotheses, predictions, and draw conclusions I might find answers too many issues that I have.
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understanding of what is expected of them. Will need to come up with a solution in stopping employees from reporting extra time that they never did work. Performance standards can be set with respect to various measures of success such as quantity, quality, time used, and cost.
When it comes to measuring performance, Lei should start measuring employees performance either by oral reports or personal observation. I think Lei will need to start observing the employees using personal observations to see if they are getting their job done properly and successfully. Lei should also do a written report after observing the employees to show them their peformance, and what is they are needing to improve
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lift that zooms up to the skybridge on the 41st floor; we walked across the skybridge to take some pictures and we really enjoyed the guided tour of the skybridge. After that, we got taken up to the Observation Desk on the 86th floor, which we could see the beautiful and spectacular night views of Kuala Lumpur city when all the lights were turned on. During the evening, there is a fountain show on the lake. The lake area is surrounded by walkways and gardens. A little further away is extensive children’s play area and public pool, on the concourse surrounding the towers are many up market...
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* Permanent faculty profile of the institute;
* Training programs;
* Companies’ HRD initiatives;
* Methodology related to benchmarking; and
* Literature on different frameworks for development of training institutes.
Primary source data will be collected through observation, informal discussion and case studies (if case leads are found) these data will be collected from the in-house training institutes of the six Maharatna companies mentioned below.
In-house Training Institute | Maharatna Company |
1. GTI, NOIDA | GAIL |
2. HRDI, NOIDA | BHEL |
3. IIPM, Gurgaon | IOCL |
4. MT,I Ranchi | SAIL |
5. IICM, Ranchi | CIL |
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After computing our weighted mispricing of TIPS for each date in our sample, we noticed that not only did mispricing exist during the crisis period from 2008-2009, but it also reflected throughout the entire sampling period. During the Lehman bankruptcy in 2008, mispricing rose to approximately $9 while in some other earlier periods, we noticed average mispricing was approximately $3 and over. With regards to signs of mispricing, there were a few negative mispricing occurrences which only constituted of about 3% of our observation; which we assumed that a significant part of this percentage owed its relevance to the first four pairs of bonds constructed and not errors or outliers. Also, the
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with fewer advantages. This is one of the greatest characteristics of our capitalistic way of life. The structure of capitalism is similar to that of a pyramid in which the apex corresponds to those with the greater economic power and the control over those below them. Under close observation we can clearly arrive at the presumption that equitability is not the capitalist concern. When the concentration of wealth is limited to a minority, and when this lesser part in control determines the economic outlook, the system moves closer to an elitist society in which only those on the top take decisions and ultimately create the rules. In this sense, then, fairness is out of the question since it entails the equal distribution of advantages and benefits.
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As shown in the live chat with Professor Albina, I decided the best method to use would be the scientific method: Observation, Questions, Hypothesis, Predictions, Test, and Results.
According to the chart in Part I of the assignment, it seems as though the groundwater level will continue to decrease if change is not made.
The results I found were exactly what I expected. If we, the human race, do not make a change, we can potentially run out of water. This would be bad for all living things.
U.S. Geological Survey. (n.d.). Ground Water Development, Sustainability, and Water Budgets. Retrieved from http://pubs.usgs.gov
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on humans . He built different observation courses using stacked books to study how the chickens he used found their way to their survival tools such as food, water , and community. Analyzing his experiments, to create two fundamental laws of learning to begin how we now understand behavior , The Law of Effect , and The Law of Exercise.
The Law of Effect can be explained as having two possible effects on a persons behavior whereas as outcome can be either satisfying , or it can be annoying. The satisfying behaviors were said to “be learned and repeated when the organism is again in the situation that first led to that outcome.”(Magnavita, J.J. 2012). Opposed to the annoying behaviors that
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• Patient safety
Process of change Meeting, discussion, TRAINING, document customization.
Change Agents people, staff, management.
New Standards Nursing assessment to be done within one hr and during each shift.
Patient assessment form for the nurses assessment will include:
• Physical assessment
• Psychosocial assessment
• Spiritual assessment
• Emotional assessment.
The nurse will assess:
• Allergic reactions
• Patient safety
• Skin assessment.
NEW Mechanism for Evaluation
-What to monitor?
-Where to monitor? Patient admission form and nursing notes.
-How to monitor?
Personal observation, Discussion with
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the time to really get to know how his/her employees work best, then a manger can create the optimal work environment. Being able to observe will help a manger to also make any necessary changes in order to help employees work better.
Through observation and listening the author points out how when an employee has lost motivation it could become an opportunity for improvement. The author points out how, “You can take advantage of this situation by tapping into each individuals personal drivers and working together toward a common vision.” Through the use of observation and listening a manager can take advantage and tap into the employee as the author points out in his statement. When a
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First three enclosures were built; enclosure number one ceiling is painted sky blue. Enclosure number two ceiling was painted with the same type of paint only white color. Enclosure number three was left unpainted. Then thirty wasps were collected and divided equally in the enclosures. Lastly the experiment will be repeated with spiders and mud daubers to ensure the accuracy of the experiment. The observation period will be four weeks for all species.
During the experiment the following results were shown:
Week one: The subjects act normal in all three enclosures, collecting food and making shelter.
Week two: No changes in the behavior of the species, the subjects
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. Epistemology is a branch of philosophy that is concerned with the origin, nature, extent, and limits of human knowledge. He was interested not only in the nature of thought, but in how it develops and understanding how genetics impact this process.
His early work with Binet's intelligence tests had led him to conclude that children think differently than adults. It was this observation that inspired his interest in understands how knowledge grows throughout childhood.
He suggested that children sort the knowledge they acquire through their experiences and interactions into groupings known as schemas. When new information is acquired, it can either be assimilated into existing schemas or
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the internship period is done in Self-employment Insurance Department. So, primary source of this report preparation is the observation and personal experience in course of the involvement in the Customer Help Desk and Self-employment Insurance Department as an intern. Customer Help Desk is the front desk of any organization where customers first make contact with the organization and inquire the necessary services required and Self-employment Insurance Department is the department which is involved in doing the insurance of both business and businessman, who have taken loan from the Youth and Small Entrepreneur Self-employment Fund. Youth and Small Entrepreneur Self-Employment Fund (YSEF
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. Benefast Partners wanted to discover what could be done with a system that was purchased for small to midsized 401 (k) plans.
* Determine tools and techniques to be used- in regards to data collection. As mentioned before, individuals at Benefast Partners had conversations with colleagues and this was their main information collection tool.
* Analyze the current situation- – this team must involve the end users of the system as these individuals will be able to offer information that will help ensure the best system is selected and installed. Whilst Benefast Partners consulted individuals who were running the project, those individuals were in another office, and