The Maintenance Wizard - 1,913 words
The Maintenance Wizard. By Michael Levy. all rights reserved. If you own a modern computer, you will know there is a maintenance wizard in your windows software. With a click of the mouse you can sit back whilst the wizard automatically checks out your computer for any faults. If it finds anything amiss it will correct it within a few seconds. The wizard will also remove any files that are not needed in its memory banks. Wow! what a wizard...Wouldn't be great if we had a wizard in our minds that could remove sickness and get rid of all erroneous memories. A whole lifetime of never getting sick.... Well, we do have such a wizard enmeshed in every human being. .....Just a minute, I can sense ...
Free research essays on topics related to: maintenance, wizard, main problem, placebo effect, debt
Self-esteem Maintenance Theory Paper - 814 words
It was recently announced that Chris Webber was going to be traded to the Philadelphia 76ers this week. He has since started his career there with Alan Iverson on his side as well as the entire city. My roommate, our next door neighbor and I were watching Sports Center when they broke the news that the trade was official and had taken place. My roommate a native of Philadelphia was, needless to say, pleased with the trade. I was relatively unaffected as a Wizards fan, although Webber was, at one point, traded from DC, and the other party, a Charlotte, Bobcats fan was indifferent. My roommate, Phil (not his real name), was happy to say that, they, (the 76ers franchise), acquired Chris Webber. ...
Free research essays on topics related to: maintenance, self-esteem, more important, self esteem, player
Smoking: Onset And Maintenance Discuss The Role Of Psychological Factors In Explaining The Onset And Maintenance Of Smoking. - 1,049 words
A health behaviour is defined as a behaviour aimed at preventing disease, such as eating a healthy diet (Karl & Cobb, 1996). Health impairing habits are those that include the use of behaviour pathogens, such as smoking (Matarazzo, 1984). Studies have been done which look at the extent to which our own behaviour is responsible for our health. In 1979, McKeown stated that contemporary illness is influenced by the individuals own behaviour and it is on modification of personal habits that health primarily depends. He also found that the main cause of death in affluent societies is peoples own behaviours and in 1981, Doll & Peto found that of all cancer deaths, around thirty percent can ...
Free research essays on topics related to: explaining, maintenance, motivating factors, onset, psychological factors, psychosocial factors
Smoking: Onset And Maintenance Discuss The Role Of Psychological Factors In Explaining The Onset And Maintenance Of Smoking. - 1,065 words
... in order to enhance an already-existing feeling of well-being. Some people also use cigarettes in order to stimulate them (Thompkins, 1966). Since the start of writing this essay, instead of smoking in my break, I made the conscious effort to eat something instead and realised that I subconsciously would usually have a cigarette, when working, to help me concentrate. Thompkins (1966) also noted that some people use smoking for the pleasure of handling the cigarette. This is much more typical in pipe-smokers, who spend a long time filling their pipe and less than ten minutes smoking it. This is a behaviour that positively reinforces smoking. In this sense, my smoking was pleasurable in th ...
Free research essays on topics related to: explaining, maintenance, onset, psychological factors, social factors
Wherefore The Maintenance Of Liberty - 1,351 words
-Thomas Jefferson On a cold, miserable day in the North Caucasus, the only one who does not look dismal is Russian General Mikhail Malofeyev. He is dead. His body is flag draped and on open display before a dark stand of pines. He is encircled by his mourning officers clad in hulking, camouflage coats. 'Russia Admits Chechnya Losses Growing,' says the news headline. Military body counts since the counting of them began bear little relationship between actual and reported casualties. Russians officially admit to 910 dead since the war restarted in October of 1999. The Russian Committee of Soldiers' Mothers, who gets its accounting from soldiers, their families, and military hospitals, thinks ...
Free research essays on topics related to: liberty, maintenance, niccolo machiavelli, gun laws, armed
The Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance - 1,015 words
The book by Pirsig contains a whole mirage of ideas and elaborate theories on life and the world within it. It is a search for truth, and understanding of knowledge at its highest. The narrator and his son are simple marionettes used to string along the underlying themes that Pirsig is trying to get across. Within these marionettes you will find the true meaning of the story depicted through Pirsigs metaphoric use of imagery. In the narrators journey across the country he falsely sets out for a peaceful motorcycle drive with his son and his friends. However, along the path he is faced with brief flashbacks down memory lane. As Phaedrus he slips in and out of his mind, finds himself no longer ...
Free research essays on topics related to: maintenance, motorcycle, the narrator, detailed description, narrators
Great Depression - 1,665 words
The Great Depression was the worst economic slump ever in U.S. history, and one which touched virtually all of the industrialized world. The Depression began in late 1929 and lasted for nearly a decade. Many factors played a role in bringing about the Depression; however, the main cause for the Great Depression was the combination of the greatly unequal distribution of wealth throughout the 1920's, and the extensive stock market speculation that took place during the latter part that same decade. The mal-distribution of wealth in the 1920's existed on many levels. Money was distributed disparately between the rich and the middle-class, between industry and agriculture within the United State ...
Free research essays on topics related to: great depression, credit sales, united states, middle class, maintenance
Ayasofya - 5,052 words
Architecture, the practice of building design and its resulting products; customary usage refers only to those designs and structures that are culturally significant. Architecture is to building as literature is to the printed word. Vitruvius, a 1st-century BC Roman, wrote encyclopedically about architecture, and the English poet Sir Henry Wotton was quoting him in his charmingly phrased dictum: "Well building hath three conditions: Commoditie, Firmenes, and Delight." More prosaically, one would say today that architecture must satisfy its intended uses, must be technically sound, and must convey aesthetic meaning. But the best buildings are often so well constructed that they outlast their ...
Free research essays on topics related to: emperor justinian, christian art, city states, imposing, solid
Salvador Dali On Surrelism - 443 words
Requirements for Mental Health Technician (MHT) 1. Must take post test after each video b. Intoxication & withdrawal side effects 2. Read assigned books & chapters & complete workbook questions. Chapter assigned are as follows 1,2,3,4,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,(25 -33) 3. Verbal discussion with a Registered Nurse (RN) / Scheduled Classroom lecture with Instructor (You will be notified of Classroom Lectures) 4. Mandatory Quiz after each video / (Mandatory Test after curriculum) Every student will be notified on externship hours which they will need to grasp the social and verbal concepts. ( These are the topics that you will need to familiarize yourself with) Forensic/Mental Heal ...
Free research essays on topics related to: dali, salvador, salvador dali, child adolescent, mentally retarded
The Future Of Aviation Insurance - 1,723 words
Insurance and the Future of Aviation Analysis of Issues in the Aviation Industry Southern Illinois University, Carbondale This report will discuss the future of the aviation industry and the effects of high insurance cost. As the industry enters into the millennium, the insurance industry must look at several problems that also face the aviation industry. Survival for the small FBOs is getting harder each day; the threat of financial devastation is real when it comes to lawsuits. General aviation may be forced to change its way of doing business and become more like the military and commercial airlines. One can only hope that society will change their attitude towards the aviation industry a ...
Free research essays on topics related to: aviation, aviation industry, aviation safety, general aviation, insurance, insurance company, insurance industry
Roatcap Cattle Company - 2,363 words
Roatcap Cattle Company, Ltd. (RCC) faces changing the focus of its cattle operations. The options are (1) to maintain the cattle operations at the current level, (2) to expand to 100 cows, (3) to expand to 200 cows, or (4) to get out of the cattle business altogether. RCC currently uses a cash or tax based method to account for its cattle operations, RCC has employed our accounting firm to modify, based on RCCs approval, its accounting methods for the following four objectives: financial, cost/systems, audit, and tax. RCC recognizes that the company may require audited GAAP basis financial statements to secure financing for future operations. The following analysis contains our recommendatio ...
Free research essays on topics related to: cattle, fixed cost, direct labor, income taxes, cooperatives
Roatcap Cattle Company - 2,351 words
... at current levels hay must be purchased from an outside party (at $80.00/ton) to support any volume of cattle above 30 during the winter months. Recently, RCC has been faced with the opportunity to expand self-produced hay in two different manners. First, RCC can buy a parcel of land that will produce an additional 100 tons of hay per year. This would bring total winter hay production to 160 tons per year. Second, RCC can install an irrigation system on current hay producing land to maximize its hay producing potential. With an irrigation system you can produce an extra 40 tons of hay per year. This would bring total winter hay production to 100 tons per year The choice of what combinat ...
Free research essays on topics related to: cattle, intangible assets, variable cost, purchase price, involving
How To Rejuvenate A Mature Business - 1,168 words
... ment is required in training employees, maintenance of equipment and integrating with suppliers. With this embedded into the processes the goal of achieving zero defects can be achieved. Executives claim that manufacturing costs decrease as quality increases thus a continuous drive to reduce product defects will enhance the long run productivity of the production process . Managers tend to use the economic order quantity (EOQ) model which helps in determining the cost balance between an additional set-up (for a new production run or change of product) to the cost of holding inventory. If set-up costs could be driven to zero and by just-in-time inventory control systems implementation fir ...
Free research essays on topics related to: business processes, business unit, mature, financial performance, customer satisfaction
Genesis, Your Vision For The Future - 2,190 words
GENESIS Your Vision for the Future GENESIS Corporation is a company that deals with production of computer software and business applications that are essential for successful conduct of business today. We strive to provide affordable, innovative software solutions to users worldwide by applying creativity, experience and teamwork. The result of our efforts is production of high quality business solutions that make our customers live easier and their businesses more profitable. With the customers as a center of our mission, we succeed to produce successful results on challenging products. In achieving of this goal, we accept the customers as equal partners that we can rely on. We hope that ...
Free research essays on topics related to: business software, market share, microsoft corp, calendar, electronics
Genesis, Your Vision For The Future - 2,179 words
... ows based programs sitting unsold on the shelf; sales seemed to be concentrated in a handful of hit software. Moreover, it was the practice of many retailers to sell newly stocked programs for fully set price only for 30 to 60 days, after which they were sold at a discount. With retailers holding excess inventory, it was not uncommon to see titles that originally listed for $60 discounted to the $15 to $20 range. DFC Intelligence Research identified that retailers were most concerned with the difficulty of deciding what to buy and heavy price discounting due to increased competition. In 1994, retailers as well as direct marketers had become very careful in what they would stock. Buyers l ...
Free research essays on topics related to: competitive industry, credit card, computer systems, budget, shareholders
Drug Laws - 5,063 words
... collection, the use of a non-Federal form is not a reason for the laboratory to reject the specimen for testing or for the MRO to cancel the test. (b) If the testing facility or the MRO discovers the use of the incorrect form, a signed statement must be obtained from the collector stating the reason why the Federal CCF was not used for the regulated collection. (a) A collection device is considered to be the following for each type of specimen collected: (1) For urine, it is the single-use plastic specimen container and/or bottle. (2) For hair, it is the foil and single-use plastic bag in which the hair sample is placed. (3) For oral fluid, it is the applicator, pad, or aspirator placed ...
Free research essays on topics related to: drug, drug laws, drug test, drug testing, quality assurance
Ohio Lemon Law - 1,699 words
In 1994, the National Association of Attorneys General conducted a nationwide survey that placed problems with automobiles as the number one consumer complaint. "Somewhere between 2 - 30% of all new domestic and foreign vehicles sold each year have substantial performance or safety problems that cannot be readily repaired." State lemon laws provide consumers with courses of action they can take when they have purchased a defective automobile, motor home, or motorcycle. If a vehicle fails to comply with its warranty, or the use, value, or safety is substantially impaired, then the state's lemon law has set forth steps the consumer can take to be compensated for the problems. Lemon laws allow ...
Free research essays on topics related to: lemon, ohio, sales tax, national association, farm
Changing Job Roles - 3,065 words
... istering modern development schemes and who are accustomed to relating their activities directly to the company's Operational Plans, but also from engineers, currently in line management, who recognise in this post the opportunity to develop their own abilities in preparation for top general management posts within the Group in the future. (p.vii) Irish Times, Friday 13 September 1996 ....You will maintain specific global information standards and ensure ongoing systems integrity after implementation. Applicants must have HR functional experience, excellent PC skills and strong communication, people and organisational skills. You will be assertive and must be able to motivate people to a ...
Free research essays on topics related to: market value, labour market, training and development, behavioural, retirement
Country Risk Analysis - 1,754 words
In the effort to reduce company risk while simultaneously expanding operations, the firm should consider expansion into a new geographic market. By taking advantage of the unique attributes of the Irish economy and aligning them with the characteristics of this company, the potential to maximize shareholder wealth improves while the risk exposure of the company declines. By expanding our information technology operations into Ireland, this risk/return strategy can be successfully accomplished. Located just west of Great Britain, the Republic of Ireland is a small island state surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. The population in 1999 was estimated at 3,632,944 people. The estimated growth rate ...
Free research essays on topics related to: country risk, financial risk, risk analysis, cost of living, political parties
Big Oil And Bus Ethics - 1,630 words
... al erosion, and if they blame oil companies then they don't show it. Regardless of the Natives' opinions, their rights are still being violated. The workers at the Alang ship-wrecking yards were happy for the work they had and the meager wages they were being paid, but a slew of their rights were being violated. A group of people, such as the Arctic slope natives can be in favor of activities and still have their rights (unspoiled environment) violated. The right of habitat for the wildlife in the Arctic has been infringed upon to a degree by the oil companies. The problem with this argument is that the oil companies can offer proof that the wildlife in the area hasn't really suffered by ...
Free research essays on topics related to: ethics, factors affecting, ethical business, national convention, joan