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  • Business Practices

    Business Practices

    Companies must have satisfied employees to satisfy customers. Continental Airlines is a perfect example of how a company can succeed by putting the emphasis on the employees and customers. Continental demonstrates remarkable turnaround from a disastrous performance. In the early 1980's, the management of Continental believed that the only way to save the company was to lower airfares, and to reduce all possible expenses. In doing so, it demolished the product and their quality of

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    Essay Length: 2,461 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: March 4, 2009 By: David
  • Building online Communities of Practice

    Building online Communities of Practice

    Building Online Communities of Practice Foreword Information and communication technologies are developing at a breath-taking pace. They repre-sent the foundation of the coming Information Society which will establish completely new struc-tures in economy and society. This process is chiefly characterised by the globalisation of com-munication and of all activities linked to it. National frontiers are losing their significance. We are becoming global players, and services and goods can be produced in any part of the

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    Essay Length: 8,964 Words / 36 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2009 By: July
  • Starbucks Management: Theory, Practice, and Application

    Starbucks Management: Theory, Practice, and Application

    Running head: MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP Management and Leadership University of Phoenix Management: Theory, Practice, and Application MGT 330 Mar 02, 2007 Management and Leadership Starbucks’ leadership team is among the best in the business when it comes to leading Starbucks into the global market. The leadership team is responsible for making sure the management team gets everything needed to complete the tasks set before them. Starbucks is a company with Strong Leadership and Management teams,

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    Essay Length: 925 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Max
  • Chapter 10 Review: A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux by Mark G. Sobell

    Chapter 10 Review: A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux by Mark G. Sobell

    Assignment: Chapter 10 Review Exercise 1-10 1. What is the Enterprise Manager in SQL Server? It is used to carry out the most common administrative tasks, including creating databases, indexes, and other database objects. P301 2. What is the Tree pane used for? Shows the structure of your SQL Server enviorment. 3. What are the data types available in SQL Server? Text, varchar, char, ntext, nvarchar, nchar, bigint, int, smallint, tinyint, bit, numeric, decimal, float,

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    Essay Length: 357 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Why America Should Not Practice offshore Outsourcing

    Why America Should Not Practice offshore Outsourcing

    Outsourcing; what does this term mean? “Outsourcing is the practice in which companies move or contract some or all of their manufacturing or service operations to other companies that specialize in those operations of to companies in other countries…When outsourcing involves the movement or contracting of those operations to foreign countries, it is properly called offshoring or offshore outsourcing.” (Outsourcing, 2005). What does this mean to you? Many American jobs are now being sent

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    Essay Length: 1,157 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Today’s Accounting Practices

    Today’s Accounting Practices

    On September 28, 1998, Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Arthur Levitt sounded the call to arms in the financial community. Levitt asked for, immediate and coordinated action… to assure credibility and transparency of financial reporting. Levitt’s speech emphasized the importance of clear financial reporting to those gathered at New York University. Reporting which has bowed to the pressures and tricks of earnings management. Levitt specifically addresses five of the most popular tricks

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    Essay Length: 2,344 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • Art Theories and Influence on Artists - How Theories About Art Influence the Practice of Artists And/or Art Critics or Historians

    Art Theories and Influence on Artists - How Theories About Art Influence the Practice of Artists And/or Art Critics or Historians

    Art Theories and Influence on Artists Essay Question: Discuss how theories about art influence the practice of artists and/or art critics or historians Practice in art refers to the decisions and actions that affect choices, perceptions, ways of working and views of an artist or art historian. Tim Storrier sums up the practice of an artist by saying that “A painting is really a graphic illustration of where a particular artist is at that point

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    Essay Length: 823 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Practice Makes Perfect

    Practice Makes Perfect

    Practice Makes Perfect Ever since I can remember, everything was handed to me on a silver platter. Anything I wished for I received. The reason this happened to was, I have a very loving as well as caring family. Because of this pedestal that I was placed on as a child I never understood the hard fact that you had to work for something you wanted, and love for that item or goal wouldn’t be

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    Essay Length: 1,949 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: David
  • Sight-Reading: Factors That Affect Piano Sight-Reading and Practice Methods

    Sight-Reading: Factors That Affect Piano Sight-Reading and Practice Methods

    Sight-Reading: Factors that Affect Piano Sight-Reading and Practice Methods Introduction The definition of sight-reading is “the ability to read and perform music at first sight, i.e. without preparatory study of the piece” (Apel, 1962, p.679). Lowder (1983) surveyed college faculty members and in-service teachers to find out what they believed were the most important piano skills. The survey found that sight-reading ability was ranked second (“cadence” was first), followed by score-reading, harmonization, and accompaniment. A

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    Essay Length: 1,532 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Jon
  • Sales Recruitment and Selection Practices - the Importance

    Sales Recruitment and Selection Practices - the Importance

    A. Sales Recruitment and Selection: The Importance Recruitment and selection process held an important role for building a strong sales force performance. This process requires the company to invest through human capital as an important resource. The objective of this process is searching for qualified candidates to fulfil the right positions and hopes that they can make long-run returns for the company. Even though there is no right or wrong way how the company chooses

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    Essay Length: 1,765 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Best Practices: Genentech

    Best Practices: Genentech

    Best Practices: Genentech Considered the founder of the biotechnology industry, Genentech is also leading edge in another area – being consistently recognized as a top employer by Working Mother, Science and Fortune Magazine. In January 2008, Fortune again named Genentech to its “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the tenth year in a row. Because of factors that include culture, perks, employee stock ownership and focus on the patient, Genetech even clinched the top

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    Essay Length: 1,774 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Study of the Practice of Trafficking Women

    Study of the Practice of Trafficking Women

    Study of the Practice of Trafficking Women "Trafficking is the recruitment and or the transportation of persons by others using violence or the threat of violence, abuse of authority or dominant position…for the purpose of exploiting them sexually or economically for the profit or advantage of others, such as recruiters, traffickers, brothel owners and customers." (unknown author, "What is Trafficking?") Trafficking in women and girls has become one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises in

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    Essay Length: 2,511 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Define Ethics and Social Responsibility and Explain Why They Share Common Characteristics in an Organisational Setting. Identify Recent Examples Where Ethical Practices or Social Responsibility Have Not Occurred and the Implications for Stakeholders. Fina

    Define Ethics and Social Responsibility and Explain Why They Share Common Characteristics in an Organisational Setting. Identify Recent Examples Where Ethical Practices or Social Responsibility Have Not Occurred and the Implications for Stakeholders. Fina

    Introduction: As recently as a decade ago, many peoples,companies or organizations viewed ethics,social responsibility,business ethics only in terms of administrative compliance with legal standards and adherence to internal rules and regulations. Today the situation is different. Attention to them is on the rise across the world and many companies or organizations realize that in order to succeed, they must earn the respect and confidence of their customers. Like never before, corporatons are being asked, encouraged

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    Essay Length: 1,508 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Top
  • Ethical Practices in the Workplace

    Ethical Practices in the Workplace

    ETHICAL PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE ETHICAL PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE ETHICAL PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE Are Ethics practiced every minute of every day and by everyone? The Oxford English Dictionary (2006) defines ethics as, “Science of morals; the department of study concerned with the principles of human duty.” There are two roles of ethical reasoning. One is good and the other is bad. It is for each of us to decide if an action preformed

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    Essay Length: 1,718 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • Why Benchmarking Doesn't Always Lead to Best Practices

    Why Benchmarking Doesn't Always Lead to Best Practices

    Why Benchmarking Doesn't Always Lead to Best Practices CFOs who are getting maximum payoff for their efforts tell how to grab the benefits and dodge the pitfalls. Benchmarking is rapidly becoming an indispensable tool for savvy finance executives. Used wisely, it can transform a company's vision and clarify decisions on performance, markets and internal efficiency. But as the availability of back-office metrics has increased, misuse of the practice has become widespread. "In many cases, companies

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    Essay Length: 3,105 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: David
  • Higher Education Fundraising Using Public Relation Practices

    Higher Education Fundraising Using Public Relation Practices

    Higher Education Fundraising Using Public Relation Practices The Excellence Study of public relations is studied in public relations courses throughout the United States. A variety of organizations were involved in the study including both for profit and non-profit organizations. However, there were no organizations from the higher education setting included in the study. In fact, very few studies have used the Excellence theory to examine how public relations is practiced in higher education. A true

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    Essay Length: 1,563 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Illegal Insider Trading - an Unfair Practice

    Illegal Insider Trading - an Unfair Practice

    “Illegal Insider Trading, An Unfair Practice” Barry Bonds has been in the national spotlight for quite some time now fielding questions regarding his possible use of Performance Enhancing Drugs. However, while everyone is worried and occupied about whether his accomplishments are legitimate or not, millions of dollars are stolen annually in the form of insider trading, yet the public does not seem to take notice Be it the popularity of professional sports or the lack

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    Essay Length: 814 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Yan
  • Inclusion Practices in Education

    Inclusion Practices in Education

    Special Education Inclusion What is OnWEAC? Welcome to OnWEAC, the Web site of the Wisconsin Education Association Council. WEAC represents 98,000 K-12 public school teachers and education support professionals, faculty and support staff in the Wisconsin Technical College System, education and information professionals employed by the state, retired members, and university students studying to become educators. OnWEAC provides services to members and non-members, including a database of research materials, online access to classroom resources, education

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    Essay Length: 4,387 Words / 18 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Bred
  • Collaborative Practice Paper

    Collaborative Practice Paper

    Collaborative Practice Paper In today’s world of healthcare, collaborative efforts are in place between all members of the healthcare team. Collaboration exists to help initiate improved outcomes for the patient in the healthcare delivery system. Today, providers and patients work together in care. At one time, the healthcare model was doctor dominated and solely focused on just the pathophysiology of the patients illness, not the patient as a whole. Doctors, nurses, physical therapists, social workers,

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    Essay Length: 1,344 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Does Profit Seeking Hurt the Practice of Medicine?

    Does Profit Seeking Hurt the Practice of Medicine?

    Does Profit Seeking Hurt The Practice of Medicine? There are two oppositional points of views at this arguable model. On the one hand, professor of medicine Arnold S. Relman argues that financial and technological pressures are forcing our doctors to act like businessmen while, in fact, they should not look at their affair as at business. This pressure may have deleterious consequences for patients and for whole society in general, Relman says. On the other

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    Essay Length: 1,850 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Steve
  • Evolution of Ideas and Practices from Ancient Times

    Evolution of Ideas and Practices from Ancient Times

    Evolution of Ideas and Practices From Ancient Times Plato's symposium is a array of speeches on what love meant in the society. Although the term "homosexuality" was not present in ancient times, it was something that was well practiced. Men and women still shared intercourse, but it was not thought of as wrong, or out of the norm, for there to be male and male interaction, and sometimes female and female interaction. Love, the kind

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    Essay Length: 1,746 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: regina
  • Principles and Practice of Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

    Principles and Practice of Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

    Title: Principles and Practice of Agarose Gel Electrophorsis Objectives: To detect the size , shape and charge of the each dye solution. Methods: Casting the Agarose Gel In this experiment .8% solution was used. By using a 250ml flask the buffer solution was prepared. Using the equation to make enough solution for the intire lab class the equation had to be multiplyed by five. The contents of this equation were added to the 250ml flask

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    Essay Length: 718 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Jon
  • Business: Practical Application Vs. Ethics

    Business: Practical Application Vs. Ethics

    Business: Practical application vs. ethics Pete Holiday said "Capitalism needs to function like a game of tug-of-war. Two opposing sides need to continually struggle for dominance, but at no time can either side be permitted to walk away with the rope." It seems that college is just training for a businessperson to deal with that tug of war. Michael Inciardi, a York College Senior, thought that one of the most important skills he acquired from

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    Essay Length: 1,030 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Edward
  • Grounded Theory Study of Unethical Labour Practices Associated with Global Brands in Developing Countries

    Grounded Theory Study of Unethical Labour Practices Associated with Global Brands in Developing Countries

    (2006, 2845 words, 80%) Abstract This is a grounded theory study about unethical labour practices associated with global brands’ operations in developing countries. The research paper develops a substantive theory or at least a set of propositions explaining the wider contextual underpinnings of unethical labour practices deriving from the operations of global brand companies. The grounded theory method chosen to undertake the research necessitates theoretical sampling of global brand companies that can substantiate the phenomenon

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    Essay Length: 585 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Vika
  • Trauma Nursing: Advanced Practice

    Trauma Nursing: Advanced Practice

    Trauma Nursing 1 Trauma Nursing: Advanced Practice Ted E. Dunn Nursing 1070: Introduction to Nursing Science Dr. Janet L. Grady Trauma Nursing 2 Statement of Purpose The role of trauma nurse practitioner (TNP) has been formed only in recent years. The purpose of this paper is to use nursing literature that includes research in this and other fields to describe that role and how it is evolving. Trauma represents a sudden event altering the course

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    Essay Length: 3,282 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Edward

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