Organized Crime - 1,732 words
Organized crime has always been occupied with a negative label. Perhaps this is due to the constantly changing environment in America as well as the social state of its homeland, Europe. Our society is convinced that the so-called Mafia is a family of pure criminals, pimps, and murderers. Whatever the opinion, there is no doubt that the Mafia played a big part in the history of America and the way Americans view crime today. The origins of the secret society known as the Mafia are believed to be as old as the 9th century (Mafia History). During the 9th century, the Mafias main purpose was to strengthen themselves against enemies, which invaded their homeland in Sicily. It was supposed to cre ...
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Caries - 2,340 words
Caries have been a constant nuisance to humans, decaying teeth can become a major problem for those affected. It is certainly not the oldest pathology, nor the one of the greatest prevalence throughout humankind, but the information that can be extrapolate from such pathologies is great. The aim of this paper is to outline the pathology of caries and the influence that these have had on the human populations affected. Caries or caries dentium is the common name for tooth decay. It is a local disease, which is characterized by an irreversible and permanent destruction of the tooth hard tissue, enamel. Thus spreads the destruction to the rest of the tooth and, and possibly leading to tooth los ...
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Something Wickid This Way Comes - 3,810 words
... y talk of the good and the bad times, fears, and death; it makes everything else scared. But death itself only scares. If there were no death, all the other things would get tainted. They tell each other not to go near the carnival. Will welcomes his dad to climb up to his window for fun, as his father did when he was a kid in the good old days. Will slept for exactly one hour, he remembered something; he looks out his window at Jims roof. He yelped, The lightening rod is gone. Will was afraid. No, fear was a new electric power suit Jim must try to size. Will fears the carnival will send someone to find Jim, they would represent the storm. Jim was up in his house; the boys felt something ...
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International Law Ireland - 1,449 words
INTERNATIONAL LAW IRELAND Ireland is the fastest growing economy in Europe today. It is amazing to think That this is true after so many years of being a struggling nation and people Forced to pay high taxes in order to keep the economy from collapsing. All that has changed since we joined the EC. A lot of people can now enjoy the high standards of living and many overseas company are now coming over to invest here because of our superior workforce and education system among others. We will look at what Ireland has to offer, some facts about the country, what makes companies come over to invest and what regulations and laws are applicable. Also we will look at the other information that is n ...
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Canada Post - 1,160 words
... er the quality of service provided by these franchises. This may lead to possible bottlenecks and decrease service quality. Letter-mail volumes, which still provide the bulk of Canada Posts business, face competition from courier services and electronic alternatives such as fax, electronic mail and electronic funds transfer. The dominant users of Canada Post's letter-mail services are banks, utilities, credit card companies and other businesses. These companies are likely to adapt to more innovative electronic alternatives. This situation poses an acute threat to Canada Post Corporation unless they are able to innovate. In the distribution market, multinational courier companies, such as ...
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Progressive Education - 1,839 words
To meet the needs of an increasing industrialized Canadian society in the late 1930s, the elementary curriculum was revised. This essay will explore the changes BC curriculum endured as a result of the progressive movement within the Greater Victoria area by way of the Greater Victoria Survey of Schools of 1937-38 and the Curriculum Guide: The New Programme of Studies 1936-7. The new system is commonly known as progressive education or the new education. Jean Barman describes new education as embodying a commitment to a child-centered, relatively unstructured curriculum allowing considerable freedom of choice to pupil and teacher alike, the expression of humane, egalitarian, democratic phil ...
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Marketing Management Strategy Of An Sme - 2,607 words
Investigating and Measuring the Effect Of The Firms Recent Implementation of a Marketing Management Strategy And Relating The Concepts and Thinking Behind This Orientation to Theory. Applying Marketing Management Theory To Produce Recommendations For Future Business Success and Development. "Marketing ideas have made singularly little penetration into the centres of influence of the construction industry. To some extent this follows from the character of the industry as an agglomeration of service organisations, not without structural relationship to one another, but serving a clientele from which individuals seek service very infrequently." (Jepson & Nicholson, 1972: p.1) Although times hav ...
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Business Ethics - 399 words
Rewards for "Good" Business Ethics Business ethics can be viewed as the principles and standards that guide behavior in the world of business. Especially in today's society, understanding and practicing the concepts of ethics is a key factor that many organizations stress among employees. In order for organizations to survive in such a competitive and changing environment, managers and supervisors must develop strong ethical standards that can be implemented throughout the company. In fact, many companies feel that good business ethics results in good business (Hager 65). Many organizations are finding that practicing "good" business ethics can bring forward extraordinary rewards. Business e ...
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Organizational Age Diversity - 753 words
The professional playing field of an organization is filled with a diverse community of players. Organizational age discrimination is commonly experienced in the corporate environment. It is in consideration of this corporate game field (the game of organizational diversity) that this paper is written. As on a playing field, managers, like coaches, must always be aware of players strengths and weaknesses. When opportunities within the organization become available, managers, prepared with sensitivity and wisdom, can guide their team into the best position to accomplish their task assigned and common goal. An effective manager will utilize the diversity of his team players in order to meet th ...
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The Success Of Goldman Sachs - 1,203 words
Imagine we could step back to Manahattans financial district circa 1869, we might see a man in a frock coat and high silk hat hurrying along the cobblestone streets. This could be Marcus Goldman, an immigrant from Europe and maturing entrepreneur. Would he have ever thought that he would be the founder of the greatest financial success stories of the twentieth century? (Endlich, 1999) Goldman Sachs is a global leading investment banking and securities firm. It commenced as a little-known business, founded by Marcus Goldman in 1869. Almost 20 years later, Samuel Sachs joined his father-in-law, Marcus Goldman, and created Goldman Sachs as a private partnership with a minor reputation and a hug ...
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Mill And Darwin - 1,271 words
Society is ever changing. Both physical and culturally we must adapt to new environments and changing culture. In literature there have been many analyses done on these changes. Two of the most influential of their time were perhaps John Stuart Mills The Subjection of Women, and Charles Darwins The Descent of Man. In examining these two works it is interesting to note the parallel discussions of evolution in society. Mills The Subjection of Women looks at the struggles of society in adapting to an environment where women are treated equally. This writing was commenting on societal failure to change discriminatory customs toward women. Darwins The Descent of Man is an expression of his own be ...
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Abc - 1,531 words
Activity-Based Costing (ABC) started as a methodology that recognises the need to understand how costs actually relate to individual products and services (Cooper & Kaplan, 1989) that later resulted in a more refined system of allocating overheads to products and services, according to the demand of each activity. Homemade Pty Ltd - Food (Dikolli & Smith, 1996:47-55) was a pilot project where it took part in an ABC feasibility study during the mid 90s. This company has been chosen for this study because it has met some of the prime criteria of ABC. The criteria are diverse product or service lines, high overhead, large distribution costs, (Downes, 1996:49) to name a few. Homemade manufacture ...
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Conflict - 1,285 words
... tions. That's one of the reasons that many strategic planners now place as much emphasis on identifying strategic values as they do mission and vision. Decision- making groups may be widely used in organizations, but does that imply that group decisions are preferable to those made by an individual alone? (Robbins pg 240) Organizational performance is mostly dependent upon the decision making processes that a particular organization uses. In all organizations, decisions must be made on a daily basis. These decisions can be from small to large-scale in size both in terms of the resources involved in making them and the impact that the decisions can have. For example, a small decision woul ...
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What Is Modern Music - 426 words
The most important thing that was expressed about the definition of modern music is that the degree of modernism depends on the experience and taste of those whom are listening. This means that each person can have vastly different views on which musicians and what styles are considered modern, because the critique of all arts is merely opinion. The definition for modern in a dictionary is anything within the present. When discussing music the essay emphasized that modern music has other qualities than newness alone. To be considered modern music, it needs to alter in a varying degree from the traditions in material and in the style; it departs from previous conventions. In much of the essay ...
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Why Use Quantum Mechanics - 751 words
Quantum Mechanics is the science of subatomic particles and their behavior patterns that are observed in nature. As the foundation of scientific knowledge approached the start of the twentieth century, problems began to arise over the fact that classic physical ideas were not capable of explaining the observed behavior of subatomic particles. In 1913, the Danish physicist Neils Bohr, proposed a successful quantum model of the atom that began the process of a more defined understanding of its subatomic particles. It was accepted in the early part of the twentieth century that light traveled as both waves and particles. The reason light appears to act as a wave and particle is because we are n ...
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Stress - 666 words
According to a high school psychology textbook, stress is "a particular pattern of disturbing psychological reactions that occur when an environment event threatens important motives and taxes one's ability to cope." In plain English, stress is the "wear and tear" our bodies experience as we adjust to our continually changing environment. However, not all stress is bad. Some stress is good. In fact, everyone needs stress in his or her lives, because without it, life would be dull and unexciting. Stress adds flavor, challenge and opportunity to life. Stress can pump you up, give you energy, or supply that zest for living. Stress is an unavoidable part of life. The challenges caused by stress ...
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Rect And Interactive Marketing - 401 words
Consumers are becoming increasingly demanding and sophisticated in their service requirements and expectations, and able to defend their bargaining stance/purchase position. The product under analysis is a rail travel discount card Railcard. The main marketing objective is to attract new customers, young people and students allowing them to save money and increase the average number of journeys made by them. Customer service therefore plays a pivotal role in relationship marketing. Absence of online marketing limits the company's potential to attract new customers. A core budget of the campaign covers 170,000 and includes leaflets and station posters to inform customers about new services an ...
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A New Mobile Robot Navigation Algorithm - 1,546 words
A New Mobile Robot Navigation Algorithm By using Fuzzy Logic Control and Virtual Target Technique Dr. Omid Reza Esmaeili Motlagh Intelligent Systems and Robotics (ISRL) Lab Institute of Advanced Technology, University Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia Abstract A new fuzzy logic control system is developed for reactive navigation of a behavior-based mobile robot. The robot perceives its environment through an array of eight sonar sensors and self positioning-localization sensors. While the fuzzy logic body of the algorithm performs the main tasks of obstacle avoidance, target seeking and speed control, an actual-virtual target switch strategy enables the robot to wall following behavior when ne ...
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Art, Literature And Society From 1955-1970 - 2,933 words
... you see that Alex is not content to have control over his own life but he must have authority over others. He beats his "droogs" into submission and makes himself once more dictator over his small dominion. A key to his behavior is found in his name. Alex is named after Alexander the Great, the famous general who conquered the world but took his greatest solace in intellectual pursuits such as philosophy, which he was trained in by Aristotle. The name Alex, means, depending on which source one trusts, either leader or defender of men( Mathews,p.36). He acts out because he has been denied his birth right. Despite his viciousness the reader is forced to empathize with Alex. Burgess uses s ...
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The Habit Of Identity - 806 words
ter> Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites In a famous experiment, students were asked to take a lemon home and to get used to it. Three days later, they were able to single out their lemon from a pile of rather similar ones. They seemed to have bonded. Is this the true meaning of love, bonding, coupling? Do we simply get used to other human beings, pets, or objects? Habit forming in humans is reflexive. We change ourselves and our environment in order to attain maximum comfort and well being. It is the effort that goes into these adaptive processes that forms a habit. The habit is intended to prevent us from constant experimenting and risk taking. The ...
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