Peoples Bank And Porters Five Forces
2,533 wordsPeoples Bank is a multi-service financial institution that has grown to have assets reach nearly $ 12 billion. When it started in 1842, it opened as a general savings bank aimed at the blue-collar worker who wanted to save his / her money. Now Peoples offers many services such as mortgage loans, credit cards, checking accounts, and investment advisory and brokerage services. Peoples also offers many different ways in which to do your banking whether it be at the local branch, the supermarket bra...
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Blue Collar Football Player
707 wordsBoobie Miles was good football, but haunted by injuries. He was not a very good student. All he wanted to do was go to major university for football and then go into the pro's. He received a scholarship to Ranger Junior College for football, and flunked out after a year. Brian Chavez was stereotyped as a dumb jock, but was the number one student in his class. He was a good football player. He went on to Harvard and hoped to go on to law school. Ivory Christian wanted to be a preacher while in hi...
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Older Workers Blue Collar
608 wordsIn the book, How to Tell When Youre Tired, Reg Theriault discussed the various aspects of working and how they impact different kinds of people. In chapter six Theriault specifically focuses on the relationship between younger and older workers. Although he states that older workers accept work as their fate, younger workers have their heads stuck in dream clouds and education is viewed as the vaccination against them he implies something different; work is a fate and both the white and blue col...
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Taft Hartley Act Fair Labor Standards
2,659 words... cs. During the electoral realignment of the 1930 s, the Democrats gained the overwhelming allegiance of most manual workers and their unions, (Piven and Cloward 421). The alignment of the working class with the Democratic Party coalition developed two powerful strategies to combat the wealthy and business leaders. As stated previously, the workers held extreme striking power over the means of production in factories. Now they had power in the organization of the working class population and ...
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Stress At Work Occupational Stress
1,352 words... occupational stress can be divided into four models namely social environment, person environment fit, vitamin model and job strain (Buunk et al, 1998). Social environment model view environmental factors such as the size of organisation that one is working for as the source of stressor. Organizational size can be a stressor (Cooper & Payne, 1978). Large organizations, especially the universities, can create a sense of helplessness to make required changes in the organization. Similarly, the...
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Blue Collar Workers American Psychological Association
1,866 words1. Introduction Stress is a very complex phenomenon. It is very much a personal condition and individuals vary in their ability to cope with different forms and levels of stress. In fact we all need some level of stress, as stimulus, to get going and live (Green 1993). However, higher levels of stress can greatly affect individual and organisational performance. It is not a stress-free environment that organisations and individuals need to aim for at work but a stress-controlled one, which is be...
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White Collar Crime Collar Crimes
1,980 wordsMemo of Transmittal Dear Enclosed please find my report on White-collar Crime. The various aspects associated with white-collar crime and discussed in the report include origin of the phrase, definitions as well as distinctions between white-collar and blue-collar crime and the synonymity it has with crimes of other types. I have also endeavored to recommend suitable measures that can act as effective deterrents to perpetration of white-collar crimes. In order to effectively transmit the message...
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Capitalist Society Industrial Society
707 wordsCapitalism has greatly developed over the course of the twentieth century. It has been broken down into two basic models: Non-Marxist, and Marxist. These models are the Industrial society model, and the Capitalist society model. These ideals were created in the 1930 s and ran through about the 1960 s, however to keep up with the changing society these models were revised and renamed the Post industrial Society and, the Post Capitalist society which are dated from the 1960 s and 70 s. Karl Marx e...
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Flexible Work Arrangements Reduce The Amount
1,589 wordsIf the workplace of today could be characterized by a single theme, it would most likely focus on the continual presence of change. Dramatic changes in technology, the marketplace and the workforce have compelled organizations to re-evaluate not only the competitiveness of their products, but also the core ways in which work is performed. It is out of this pursuit for continued survival that organizations have been faced with the notion of varying work-schedules beyond the traditional hours of n...
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One Of The Greatest Blue Collar
1,525 wordsOne of the biggest problems I have with our society today is in sports. Dont get me wrong, I love sports. I love to watch the competition and seeing these men doing seemingly superhuman feats. The problem I have with sports is the over-commercialization and over-hyping of athletes by their agents, and themselves. I think that it is absolutely sick how so many athletes are getting paid so much for what they do. I did say that they performed difficult athletic feats, but a couple of events a week ...
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Sammy Sosa Dominican Republic
3,044 wordsAndre Washington Wilbert Nelson Sociology 140 December 13, 1999 Dominicans, Americas Growing People for the New Millennium The Dominican Republic or also known as La Republica Dominicana is a small island that is 18, 816 square miles, located off the coast of Florida. The Dominicans of this land share their island with the Haitians. The island has a subtropical climate, mountains, rolling hills, and fertile river valleys. The economy is mainly dominated by sugar, which still earns much of the co...
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Social Classes Middle Class
1,886 wordsFrom Social Class And The Hidden Curriculum From Social Class And The Hidden Curriculum Of Work By Jean Anyone From Social Class and the Hidden Curriculum of Work By Jean Anyone This essay tells of the different learning styles used in different social classes. Fifth grade classes were the groups studied. The social classes researched were: working-class schools, middle-class schools, affluent professional schools, and executive elite schools. Social class designation Working-class schools -Lowe...
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Civil Rights Movement Civil Rights Act
4,307 wordsFormer Gov. George C. Wallace of Alabama, who built his political career on segregation and spent a tormented retirement arguing that he was not a racist in his heart, died Sunday night at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery. He was 79 and lived in Montgomery, Ala. Wallace died of respiratory and cardiac arrest at 9: 49 p. m. , said Dana Beverly, a spokeswoman for Jackson Hospital in Montgomery. Wallace had been in declining health since being shot in his 1972 presidential campaign by a 21 -year-old ...
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Played An Important Role Miss Havisham
4,921 wordsCharles Dickens remains one of the most prominent and certainly the most commercially successful literary artist of nineteenth century England. In addition, Dickens enjoyed a large readership in America. The authors success on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean stems from his entertaining literary style and his deep respect for social values and the human condition he encountered and incorporated into his writing. Dickens was a prolific writer who drew upon his personal experiences and integrated ...
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Twenty First Century 19 Th Century
2,473 wordsThis paper will attempt to discuss the pros and cons of trade unionism, as it exists in the United States. To understand the pros and cons, it is important to understand the environment in which trade unionism developed and the needs they attempted to satisfy. It will discuss the evolution of Trade Unionism through the centuries. From that understanding we can discuss the topic as it relates to our current environment. Historians agree that American Unionism started in the early 19 th Century. T...
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Taft Hartley Act Fair Labor Standards
5,353 wordsHow the Rich Benefit From the Poor The United States is the most developed capitalist economy in the world. The markets within the economy provide profit-motivated companies endless potential in the pursuance of pecuniary accumulation. Throughout the twentieth-century competitive companies have implemented modernized managerial procedures designed to raise profits by reducing unnecessary costs. These cost-saving procedures have had a substantial effect on society and particularly members of the ...
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York Times P Free Trade Agreement
1,549 wordsAmerica is increasingly connected to the rest of the world as a global economy becomes more important. We participate in the international marketplace both as providers of goods and as consumers. How we buy and sell affects us both in terms of what goods we can choose from, but also what jobs are available, and what kinds of industries will come to dominate our economy. One of the most important changes in recent years in our place in the global economy is the dropping of trade barriers with suc...
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Blue Collar Workers Job Related Stress
3,089 wordsOver the past few decades, many people are hearing more about job related stress. With many households depending on duel incomes, people are working more and having less leisure time. Many claim that job stress has contributed to such illnesses as heart disease, depression, gastric problems, exhaustion, and many other related illnesses. This paper will focus on the background issues surrounding stress; as well as, the steps that need to be taken by one s self and the employer. According to The R...
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Blue Collar Workers White Collar Workers
3,692 wordsHenri Fayolthe organization man-Fall was the first to really put to pen a comprehensive theory of administration. Some might say that he simply observed what worked well in existing organizations and provided terms to explain how those organizations were organized. He spoke of Administrative Science and sought a consistent set of principles that all organizations must have to run properly. The terminology he began is still current today. He was the first to speak of: A need for planning, organiz...
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Blue Collar Workers Job Related Stress
2,010 wordsTo help reduce stress and improve the quality of life, many organizations are becoming more involved in wellness programs. With increasing health care costs, many employers are concentrating on disease prevention and health promotion. By putting a wellness program in place, it leads to a healthier workforce which increases its productivity level, reduces employee absenteeism, creates less overtime, and it also cuts the cost of health benefits (Kizer, 1987). Another reason that many companies are...
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