Wall Street Journal Blacks And Whites
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Wall Street Journal Hewlett Packard
1,430 wordsThe term the glass ceiling first came into use in 1986 when two Wall Street Journal reporters coined the phrase to describe the invisible barrier that blocks women from the top jobs in corporate America. In the article, The Corporate Woman, the authors described a corporate world in which access to the top for women was blocked by corporate tradition and prejudice. They wrote that the executive suite seemed within their grasp, but they just couldnt break through to the top. Among the reasons cit...
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2,453 words... ng temps health insurance coverage, retirement plans and paid sick leave, vacation time and 401 (k) tax-deferred retirement plan. More than a million people on the job each day in the US are temporary employees according to the National Association of Temporary Services (NATS). Higher the skill levels with higher education and training, the more likely a worker is to prefer being a temp. Globalization and current marker conditions have driven the organizations to restructure. "Keeping costs ...
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Wall Street Journal Small Companies
1,054 wordsGlobalism is the biggest idea in the world right now. Generally speaking, globalization today is a Western idea (although other, earlier cultures took some shots at it), fueled most recently by technology's forging of a global economy. It's a powerful offshoot of capitalism and popular culture, yet it's being debated in almost every country, and it's become almost impossible to hear a major political speech that doesn't mention it. But globalization is an elusive notion. Skeptics argue that it's...
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Wall Street Journal Interest Rates
1,149 wordsDave Pettit of The Wall Street Journal writes a daily column that appears inside the first page of the journals Money 038; Investment section. If the headlines of Mr. Pettit's daily column are any accurate record of economic concerns and current issues in the business world, the late weeks of March and the early weeks of April in 1994 were intensely concerned with interest rates. To quote, Industrials Edge Up 4. 32 Points Amid Caution on Interest Rates, and Industrials Track On 13. 53 Points ...
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Wall Street Journal Term Limits
1,776 wordsCongress and The Change in Term Limits In 1994, for the first time in 40 years, Congress was drastically changed. The Democratic majority was uprooted and new, lively, freshmen were instated with a job to undertake. As part of the Republican = s A Contract with America, @ these new Republicans had to revise the current Congressional term limit status. In undertaking this task, these men and women ran into a seemingly stone road-block. This roadblock consisted of long-term, careerists who were un...
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Wall Street Journal Credit Card Fraud
2,118 wordsOverview If cyberspace is a type of community, a giant neighborhood made up of networked computer users around the world, then it seems natural that many elements of a traditional society can be found taking shape as bits and bytes. With electronic commerce comes electronic merchants, plugged-in educators provide online education, and doctors meet with patients in offices on-line. It should come as no surprise that there are also cyber criminals committing cybercrime's. As an unregulated medley ...
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Wall Street Journal Hard Earned Money
965 wordsThe Death Penalty The death penalty is a very controversial issue in todays ever changing world. But it wasnt always surrounded by this cloud of controversy. Hundreds of years ago, the death penalty was introduced in Europe, most notably France and England. At that time they did not have all sorts of less crueler techniques. They would use a guillotine, where the blade was often dull, causing the executioner to repeat the process over before the man was beheaded. Then came firing squads, hanging...
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1,086 wordsThe author of Dispensing With the Truth, Alicia Mundy, is the Washington bureau chief for Mediaweek and a contributing editor at Washingtonian magazine. She has written for U. S. News 038; World Report, GQ, Philadelphia Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. She is best known for her investigative report which originally broke the 1992 scandal revealing that top United Way executives were stealing money from the organizations accounts (Brown, 2001). Alicia Mundy is the wi...
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1,349 wordsDreams and Dignity 9; The American Dream, although different for each one of us, is what we all aspire to achieve. In the film A Raisin in the Sun, the Younger family, who are black, all have a dream to better themselves and to have what all other American families want? a shot at the American Dream. The American Dream to the Younger family is to own a home, but beyond that, to Walter Younger, it is to be accepted by the hegemony and not to be marginalized into a lower social category. 9; ...
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1,353 wordsThe history of the Internet dates back to the days of the Cold War between the United States and Russia in the 1960 s. The United States Department of Defense began by using a very basic Internet, which consisted of four computer mainframes, which were connected to each other via phone lines. These connections were used to share military information and its primary use was to communicate military research. However, these computers differed from our modern day computers. They were very large, som...
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1,376 wordsEcon ECONOMIC POLICIES Chad Still Econ 100 11 / 26 / 96 Economic Policy The new economic policy of the united states should include cutting taxes, reducing governmental waste, and balance the budget by having a smaller more efficient federal government. It should include equal opportunity for financial security but not through a government sponsored redistribution of wealth program. Cutting taxes across the board including income tax rates, capital gains and estate taxes among others should prov...
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Wall Street Journal Federal Open Market Committee
930 wordsFederal Reserve and the Economic Bubble On Tuesday, November 16, 1999, the Federal Reserve Board will decide whether or not to tighten monetary policy at the Federal Open Market Committee meeting. Throughout the year the Fed has been somewhat hesitant to raise rates, which could slow the economy. While raising the Federal Funds and Discount Rates could, in the long run, lead to higher interest rates, many people worry that the potential for an overheated economy is high, and there is little risk...
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Wall Street Journal Harvard Law School
2,535 wordsThe Beginning of Law Schools and The Study of Law Up to the middle of the last century, the more popular method of legal instruction in America was the training of young law students in the office of a judge or practicing attorney. Even today a large number of lawyers in the United States receive their training somewhat in the same manner. In order to be admitted into the practice of law, one must pass a bar examination. This exam is conducted by a court or board acting under judicial direction....
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Wall Street Journal Internet Explorer
1,651 wordsAmericas century-old antitrust law is increasingly irrelevant to our modern global information technology market. This law is obsolete, in accordance to the current Microsoft situation, because in the past there wasnt technology as there is now. Recently the government has been accusing Microsoft as being a monopoly. " Techno-Optimists" claim that " efforts by government to promote competition by restraining high-tech firms that acquire market power will only stifle competition. &...
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North American Free Trade Agreement Wall Street Journal
2,712 wordsOn January 1, 1994, Canada, Mexico and the United States passed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Promoted to Congress by the Clinton administration, with the assurance that it would give rise to more jobs exactly how many though, is not precisely known. Yet, according to the Journal of Commerce, the U. S. went from having a $ 5. 5 billion trade surplus with Mexico before NAFTA, to having a massive $ 16 billion trade deficit today. At the same time, it is estimated that 400, 000 A...
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2,007 wordsReebok International Ltd. BUSINESS SUMMARY I. General Background Information Reebok International Ltd. is a worldwide sports and fitness company influencing the athletic lifestyle of the world since 1895. The story of Reebok International Ltd. began in Victorian England when Joseph William Foster created the first known running shoe with spikes for members of his local running club. Mr. Foster had a victorious clientele of distinguished athletes through his company J. W. Foster 038; Sons. Wit...
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Wall Street Journal Women Movement
2,672 wordsSelling More Than Just A Product Advertisements for various products are seen everywhere a person looks? on billboards, in magazines, on television, and countless other places. What draws the consumer into the advertisement? the actual product, the display of the sensual woman as she drinks a glass of milk, or the muscular man sporting a Ralph Lauren blanket as a loincloth? These types of advertisements display unlikely depictions of men and women to society. Today, advertisers use the influence...
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Wall Street Journal Barbara Kingsolver
1,175 wordsOf bears and bobcats, stars and stripes Small Wonder Barbara Kingsolver 282 pp, Faber Barbara Kingsolver is one of the few American writers who have refused to join George Bush's cheerleaders. A writer who reminds her readers, as Kingsolver has done, that every war is both won and lost would hardly seem extreme over here, but in the US such talk can receive some pretty nasty responses. One writer in the Wall Street Journal suggested that a reasonable response to Kingsolver's articles would be fo...
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3,218 wordsII. Company Mission; Background/History The vision of eToys is to create the premier family-oriented destination on the Internet. eToys was launched in October of 1997. eToys was created to offer an extensive selection of products from well known and specialty toy brands, a combination that would be both economical and physically impractical to stock in a traditional store like KB Toys or Toys R Us. It came became known as the leading Internet retailer of children? s products, carrying more than...
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