Book Of Job Essays (Examples)

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Job Rhetorical Reading of Book

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The two notions are not comprised in one definition, contrary to what is thought by all those who are confused, and there is nothing in common between the two except the name alone.

The author relates this view to the realization that the goal of human existence is the attainment of the knowledge of God. It is through this knowledge that the secular and social world becomes to a great extent 'insignificant', which also refers to the suffering of the secular as an illusion.

When Job comes to know God "by the way of [philosophical] speculation" (that is, through the divine speeches), he ceases to be troubled by the loss of his health, wealth, and children -things that he had only "imagined" to be sources of happiness -- and experiences "true happiness, which is knowledge of the deity."

There are of course strong objections to this type of interpretation of…… [Read More]

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Job Psalms Ruth Joshua and

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By showing such devotion, Ruth is rewarded with a new husband, Boaz, as well as a son, Obed.

The Book of Joshua is a historical narrative that records the words of Joshua and the Covenant made between God and the Jews concerning the Promised Land. The Book recounts the travels of the chosen people across the Jordon and the various wars that follow with the Canaanites in the south and King Hazor in the north. Joshua leads God's chosen over the Jordan, into battle at Jericho (where the Ark is held), and witnesses the miracle of God that keeps the sun high in the sky so that His people may conquer the Canaanites. God's faithfulness is shown, and Joshua's faith in God is likewise revealed. The chosen people are exhorted by Joshua to be true to God as God has been true to all of them.

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Works Cited

"Book of Daniel." New Advent. 2009. Web. 17 June 2011.

"The Jewish Woman." Chabad.org. 2011. Web. 17 June 2011.

New Revised Standard Version Bible. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2009.
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Job Jonah Egypt the Book

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However the boat is beset by terrible storms and the sailors determine by casting lots that it is Jonah's fault, so Jonah tells them to toss him overboard. They do, and God arranges for a giant fish to swallow Jonah. hile inside the fish for three days, Jonah has time to chant a psalm of thanksgiving, whereupon the fish vomits him out onto dry land. Jonah then goes to Nineveh and preaches that the city will be destroyed in forty days, whereupon the inhabitants relent from their wicked ways. As a result God decides to spare the city. However Jonah thinks God's judgment is wrong. He goes out into the desert where it is very hot, and God causes a plant to grow and give him shade. Then God causes a worm to devour the plant, leaving Jonah at the mercy of the elements. hereupon God uses the example of…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Allen, Leslie C. The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1976. Print.

Hartley, John E. The Book of Job. Second Edition. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988. Print.
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Kubler Ross and the Story of Job

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Job and Kubler-oss

Biblical and Buddhist Grief: A Comparison

Job's lamentations, according to Patricia Byrne (2002), represent the painful process of redefining his place in the world. Before Satan's challenge to God to test Job's faith, Job's life was the envy of his neighbors. With seven healthy and vibrant sons and three daughters, seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, one thousand oxen, five hundred donkeys, and an untold number of servants, Job was a profoundly wealthy man (Job 1:2-4, King James Version). Job's sons and daughters feasted every day, leaving the reader to imagine a life of happiness and fulfillment. To forestall vanity however, Job thanked God daily for all he had been given. When Satan challenges God to test Job's faith, all this is stripped away and his body and mind are tormented with disease.

Job begins his grieving process by cursing the day he was born and wishing…… [Read More]

References

Byrne, Patricia Huff. (2002). "Give sorrow words": Lament -- contemporary need for Job's old time religion. Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling, 56(3), 255-264.

Halifax, Joan. (2006). A Buddhist's perspective on grieving. Explore, 2(3), 260-261.

Kellehear, Allan. (2013). On Death and Dying: Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and the Five Stages of Grief. EKRFoundation.org. Retrieved 18 Sep. 2013 from  http://www.ekrfoundation.org/five-stages-of-grief/ .

Lyon, Deborah S. (2000). Before Kubler-Ross: Lessons about grief from the Book of Job. Obstetrics & Gynocology, 96(1), 151-152.
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Jobs and Work at R R

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The production methods may have been new, but Six Sigma has worked well at many organizations, including GE, where its concepts were first formulated (Calloway & Gleich, 2006).

Another reason that Donnelley was so successful was its effective coordination of changes in job classifications and actual work standards: many workers were performing new tasks. New labeling of skill levels, compensation, and benefits was done relatively seamlessly, to avoid confusion. Some changes are invariably uncomfortable, like trying to work well with new people when there is a forced lateral movement. At Donnelley, many workers were moved from obsolete areas of production to positions which emphasized new, digitized technologies. Incorporating human resources into the change resulted in better coordinated training efforts, and also less confusing administrative and bureaucratic problems, which made workers less resistant to change.

Donnelley's changes were successful: as hoped, production time for printing four-color books was reduced by 50%…… [Read More]

References

Calloway, David & Greg Gleich. (2006). What is Six Sigma? Search CIO.

Retrieved July 2, 2010 at http://searchcio.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid182_gci763122,00.html

Schuler, a.J. (2003). Overcoming resistance to change. Schuler Solutions.

Retrieved July 2, 2010 at http://www.schulersolutions.com/resistance_to_change.html
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Job Redesign and Workplace Rewards Assessment Identify

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Job edesign and Workplace ewards Assessment

Identify the current major components, tasks, or responsibilities of the selected position. Does the job currently allow any self-management or sense of choice? Does the position cultivate a sense of intrinsic motivation?

Coca Cola Company represents the largest manufacturing, marketer, and distributor, of non-alcoholic beverages and syrups across the globe. The approximate turnover of the company is above six millions beverages per day. The company also boosts of the largest distribution system across the world. The company operates on four missions: to create a value in brands and difference everywhere the company engages; to be a global leader in beverage; to refresh the planet in mind, body, and spirit; and to inspire moments of optimism through company's brands and actions. Coca Cola Company operates on four vision elements in order to meet the needs and preferences of the consumers. The first element is people.…… [Read More]

References

Byars, L., & Rue, L. (2000). Human Resource Management (6th ed.). North

America: McGraw-Hill.

DATAMONITOR: The Coca-Cola Company. (2011). Coca-Cola Company SWOT Analysis, 1-9.

Roembke, J. (2009). Diversity, persistence pays off. Wood Digest, 40(3), 10.
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Job Fair Summary Clues From

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Accuracy is lost the further one strays from the actual date of the writing. According to the early scholars, particularly Eusebius (263-340 AD) and Clement of Alexandria (150-215 AD), Paul authored the work and Luke translated it. Eusibius was a historian who spoke of fourteen epistles written by Paul. Jerusalem author, Jerome (347-420 AD) and Augustine (354-430 AD) also considered Hebrews to be to Pauline origin.

There appears to be a consensus among ancient scholars that the writings are of Pauline origin. In Greek manuscripts, Hebrews is located among other Pauline epistles. In modern Christian Bibles it is located after Phulimon, and not included in the Pauline works. However, in light of the argument that those closer to the source are more accurate, one would have to consider the Greek placement of the writing to be more accurate than modern translations would have one to believe. There is a consensus…… [Read More]

References

Bruce, F.F. "The Epistle to the Hebrews." Rev. ed. The New International Commentary on the New Testament, F.F. Bruce, ed. (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 1990), 20.

Guthrie, Donald. New Testament Introduction (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1970), 685-698;

Guthrie, New Testament Introduction, 695-698.

Stuart, Moses. A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews (London: William Tegg and Company, 1850), 146.
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Job Burnout

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Job burnout has been defined as "a psychological syndrome in response to chronic interpersonal stressors on the job. The three key dimensions of this response are an overwhelming exhaustion, feelings of cynicism and detachment from the job, and a sense of ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment." (Maslach, 2001)

Maslach describes exhaustion as stemming from the chronic stress of feeling burned out. The employee feels overextended, and lacks the emotional strength to overcome the hurdles he or she faces. It involves negative feelings of incompetence and lack of productivity.

Musick (1997) looked specifically at the medical profession, noting trends that have been seen in other fields as well. Management, in an effort to increase productivity, sometimes increases demands and arbitrarily changes job descriptions in ways that stress the employees. Musick reports one interviewee as saying, "People can do more for brief periods of time," but noted that sometimes people feel the…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Maslach, Christina. 2001. "Job Burnout." Annual Review of Psychology.

Mashlach, Christina. September, 1999. "Take this Job and... Love It! (6 ways to Beat Burnout)" Psychology Today.

Musick, Janine Latus. April, 1997. "H (Wellsley, 2000) ow Close Are You to Burnout?" Family Practice Management.

Wellsley, Kristin. August 21, 2000. "Are You Suffering The Symptoms of Burnout?" Los Angeles Business Journal.
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Job Portal Security the Objective

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XML is used not only to represent the data but also as a messaging protocol called SOAP; and (6) Portal Integration is another popular integration methodology in use today. It doesn't involve expensive and time consuming technologies and processes that EAI and data warehousing require. Also, it is the most customer-facing of all the methods described in this section. This means that it can be highly personalized and customized to the customer's requirements. In future, portals will present their functionality as web services so that multiple portals from different vendors can be integrated.

Architecture of Portals

The portal, when speaking technically, is "a framework that enables developers to plug various software components called portlets, and then deliver the aggregated content to multi-devices." (Mohan, 2003) Integration may be accomplished through using HRML, JSP, Java eans, Java servlets, XSL that transforms XML through XSL transformation or even CGI. Sun Microsystems' Java Community…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Mohan, Sajeev (2003) Mechanics of Oracle Portal and Identity Management. Online available at http://download.oracle.com/owsf_2003/36786_Mohan.doc

Reducing the Costs of it Security Management (2006) Sumner Blount eTrust Solutions Online available at  http://i.cmpnet.com/ittransformationcenter.techweb.com/pdfs/reducing_costs_security_mgt.pdf 

Building a Portal? Vive La Difference (2001) Information Week. 5 November 2001 Online available at http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=6508083

Oracle Solutions for Workforce Excellence - HR Transformation: Transform HR from an Administrative Function to a Strategic Partner. http://www.oracle.com/global/uk/hcm/9575%20Transformation-2-9-4.pdf
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Job Application

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Job Application

Why are you applying for a role in your chosen area? (Demonstrate your suitability for the position(s) sought.)

In September of 2002, I graduated with honors with a degree in Civil Electronic Engineering from the Free University of Brussels (V.U.B). Although I enjoyed studying this discipline and pursuing my degree, I have come to realize that my naturally extroverted personality is far more suited and more fulfilled in the fast-paced world of business and finance. This is why I have decided to apply for an entry-level position for the Financial Management Program (FMP) at General Electric.

I do not only seek an education for myself in my new, chosen field. I also believe that my background has given me, as a person, a good deal that I can offer to GE as a company. A civil electronic engineer, such as myself, is often confronted with highly complex mathematical…… [Read More]

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Job Analysis From Undercover Boss

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Job Analysis from 'Undercover Boss'

From the 9th episode, "Subway" of Undercover Boss -- Season 2, two jobs have been identified: Store Manager and Chief Development Officer.

In the episode, Subway's Chief Development Officer (CDO), Dan Fretman goes undercover in order to assist with the development of Subway stores. The position of Store Manager in the episode involves 4 persons who work alongside Dan.

Job Analysis

For Chief Development Officer Position

The central part played by development in the area of strategic business decision-making has given rise to a need for managers who understand the concepts of development as well as gainful applications to processes, products, and services. A number of firms have dealt with the above need by creating the post of CDO or Chief Technology Officer (CTO), in charge of: Monitoring novel technologies and evaluating their capacity to develop into novel services or products; Supervising research venture selection…… [Read More]

References

Barwa, T. M. (n.d.). The Effectiveness of Position Analysis Questionnaires (PAQ) in Performance Appraisal Systems . Institute of Management Specialists.

DHMRI. (n.d.). Chief Business Development Position . Retrieved from DHMRI:  http://dhmri.org/assets/DHMRIJobDescrip-CBDO.pdf 

Mishra, D. (2013). Subway Customer Loyalty and Evaluating Marketing Strategies. Journal of Business Management & Social Sciences Research, 17-30.

Smith, R. D. (2002). The Role of the Chief Technology Officer in Strategic Innovation, Project Execution, and Mentoring.
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Oedipus & Job the Suffering

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Although he fled from the humble people whom he thought were his parents, after he heard of his destiny, it was to no avail.

Thus, the play "Oedipus the King" suggests that even if one acts morally, the individual still will fulfill his or her destiny, because that is the nature of fate. Creon says to Oedipus at the play's beginning, "now the god's command is plain: / Punish his takers-off, whoe'er they be." Because of the suffering that was his unavoidable destiny, Oedipus must punish himself. He mutilates himself and ostracizes himself from Thebes, according to his own proclamation.

Job, like Oedipus, is not a witting criminal at the beginning of the Biblical book he bears his name. Job is prosperous and respected, like Oedipus, and a man who "was blameless and upright, one who feared God, and turned away from evil." (1:1) but fate moves against Job, as…… [Read More]

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Old Testament Traditional Theodicy the Book of

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Old Testament

Traditional theodicy

The ook of Job presents us several faces of theodicy and all of them make excellent examples of traditional Judaic theodicy. What is theodicy and more importantly, what are the characteristics of traditional Jewish theodicy as they appear in the ook of Job?

A discussion on traditional theodicy could probably start with an extract from Leibnitz's book "Theodicy," written in 1710, where he explains the concept of theodicy by using a syllogism:

Whoever makes things in which there is evil, which could have been made without any evil, or the making of which could have been omitted, does not choose the best.

God has made a world in which there is evil; a world, I say, which could have been made without any evil, or the making of which could have been omitted altogether.

Therefore God has not chosen the best."

Leibnitz overthrows this syllogism by…… [Read More]

Bibliography

From G.W. Leibnitz, "The Philosophical Works of Leibnitz," pp. 194-197, 202-204. Published, 1890, by Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor. Excerpts from the book can be found at  http://www.anselm.edu/homepage/dbanach/leib.htm .

The definition is taken from "Essay on Theodicy," written by Wim van den Dungen. It can be found on the World Wide Web at www.sofiatopia.org.

See Theodicies in the book of Job by Adam J. Smargon.

Isaiah, 45: 5-7
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Book the Titans of Takeover

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Robert Slater

This report is based upon the book Titans of Takeover by Robert Slater. This book was originally published in 1987 by Englewood Cliffs, and then re-published and copyrighted in 1999 by Beard Books.

Introduction of the Author

The book Titans of Takeover was authored by Robert Slater, who is famous for his strong stand against President Ronald Reagan's attempts to make the U.S. marketplace a free economy by doing away with the Sherman and Clayton Antitrust Laws. He proved to America that although such a move would appear to yield immediate benefits by putting the nation's economy on the map against the vibrant economies that gave no room to antitrust laws, it would, to an equally large extent, produce devastating outcomes on the economy in the long run. Slater has authored a couple of other bestselling business books and authored several articles on the Wall Street Journal, in…… [Read More]

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Book for Academic Audiences Has

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Each chapter provides sufficient entertainment material to draw the interest of lay people, while balancing this with a good amount of academic information for those who wish to study the country and its people. The narrative throughout the book is bound together well by starting each chapter with a narrative about Gloria or those who share her world. Another strong connecting factor is the quotation at the start of each chapter, which is relevant to the specific topic of the chapter as well as to the general ideas in the book as a whole. While these are excellent techniques, I think the structure of the chapters themselves could have been handled better by more consistently organizing the information in each.

One shortcoming of the book is the internal structure of each chapter, which can be haphazard in some cases, and also a lack of consistent focus on the laughter element.…… [Read More]

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Job One of the Job

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Companies are even practical these days to consider hiring individuals who doesn't have an educational degree on a field of job but have the expertise to do the job. QuickBooks help in addressing businesses' and industries' current problem of lack of IT professionals because it is now possible to have experts in a particular IT field with the help of QuickBooks.

In the job of installing a computer network, QuickBooks have changed the old business process of hiring computer network consultants to do the job. Instead, the internal employees of a company can already install a computer network just by using QuickBooks as references on how to do the job. In terms of effectiveness and efficiency, on the other hand, the result of installing a computer network by a non-professional is usually equivalent to the end-result done by a professional. This is because QuickBooks generally provide all the information and…… [Read More]

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Job Evaluation As Evident in the Works

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Job Evaluation:

As evident in the works of many professionals and scholars, job evaluation is described as a way that helps in establishing a justified rank order of jobs. This process is considered as the starting point for developing the virtual variations of wage rates. In some cases, job evaluation is considered as a systematic process that is geared towards developing pay variations among jobs within a single employer. In the past few years, several methods of job evaluation have been developed to help understand this process and make relatively easier to carry out. In addition to being used as a formal method for setting wage rates and pay scales by an employer, job evaluation methods are used for assessing the value links between jobs. Some of the most common methods of job evaluation include Lott's Point Method, Benge's Factor Comparison, and Multiple egression method.

Benge's method of job evaluation…… [Read More]

References:

Henderson, R.I. (2006). Compensation management in a knowledge-based world (10th ed.).

Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

"Position Evaluation is the Foundation of Pay Program Design." (2007). Exempt Pay Program

Design. Retrieved from The Evergreen State College website:
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Job Evaluation Methodologies Are Techniques or Systems

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job evaluation methodologies are techniques or systems used to evaluate jobs against universal factors and sub-factors. During this process, the job content is examined against the identified factors and then represented as a point or numeric value. This is followed by comparing the pre-determined pay structure of grades to identify the most suitable pay range assignment. Following the evaluation of a set of jobs in an organization, the unique interpretation of the levels of the factors in the organization and requirements for jobs becomes very crucial. The results of point factor job evaluation methodologies are determined through the use of factor comparison. Actually, one of the most powerful measures for conducting job evaluation is combining point-factor techniques with factor-comparison approaches (Henderson, 2006, p.2008).

There are several point factor job evaluation systems such as Lott's Point Method, Benge's Factor Comparison, NEMA Method, Hay's Profile Method, and Factor Evaluation System. While these…… [Read More]

References:

Henderson, R.I. (2006). Compensation management in a knowledge-based world (10th ed.).

Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Wagoner, L. (n.d.). Job Evaluation Two Point-Factor Methods. Retrieved from University of Houston website: http://www.uh.edu/~wagon/WS_09.ppt
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Job Aid That Reduces Human Error and

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job aid that reduces human error and lack of attention to detail by providing a list of policies, procedures, or items that are needed to produce a consistent job or product. There are checklists used in transportation to ensure the vehicles are ready, in clinical medical practice to organize charting and patient history, in software engineering to check process compliance and code, in litigation to deal with the complexity of discovery, in biology/science to list standardized practices and names, and even in everyday hobbies and life to organize materials, shopping, or contents. This tool of organization and operation may seem simple, but it provides a template and framework for innumerable tasks in almost endless ways (Gawande, 2007). It is interesting to note that this simple tool -- so logical and valuable, has saved so many lives in medical care (e.g. surgery, medication, etc.) by simply trying to understand a multistage…… [Read More]

REFERENCES

Felder, K. (1996). One of these things is not like the other. NCSU.edu. Retrieved from:

http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/kenny/papers/units.html

Gawande, A. (December 10, 2007). The Checklist. The New Yorker. Retrieved from: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2007/12/10/071210fa_fact_gawande

Gopalan, P. (April 29, 2011). Avoiding the checklist monkey. On Product Management. Retrieved from:  http://onproductmanagement.net/2011/04/29/avoiding-the-checklist-monkey/
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Book the Optimistic Child by Martin Seligman

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Optimistic Child

As a child and young adult, the "self-esteem movement" had very little bearing on my experiences or my education. I was a capable well-adjusted student, and I received a good deal of support from my parents and teachers. I felt comfortable in school and progressed without any issues, and while I was a solid student, I was never extremely noteworthy for either positive or negative reasons. I don't recall the adults in my life making any specific effort to teach me about "positive thinking," and as far as I can recall I had a natural comprehension for my own strengths and weaknesses, and did not associate my weaknesses as failures. For example, I was far better at reading and writing than math. I did not see my lack of math skills as a negative, but I simply grew more interested in subjects that involved reading and writing.

During…… [Read More]

References

Seligman, M. 1995. "The Optimistic Child: a proven program to safeguard children against depression and build lifelong resilience." Houghton Mifflin. New York.
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Book the Plot to Kill the President by G Robert Blakey

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Plot to Kill the President by George Robert Blakey. he paper attempts to define the weak and strong points of the book as well as define the theory that the author believes pertains to the assassination of John F. Kennedy in the 1960's. here was one source used to complete this paper.

he last four decades have been filled with discussions and theories about the assassination of American president John F. Kennedy. While some believe it was a plot planned and carried out by the government's own CIA others hold steadfast to the belief that the president was indeed killed by a lone gunman on the knoll that day. While these two theories are well-known and often discussed on talk shows as well as dinner parties there is another theory that is not as well-known but every bit as intriguing. he book by George Robert Blakey and Richard Billings titled…… [Read More]

The assassination of the president shocked the nation. Schools were closed down and students sent home to watch their parents weep and the flags fly at half mast. With two main theories about what happened it seems the world has figured it out, until reading The Plot to Kill the President by George Blakey and Robert Billings. This book takes the reader down a plausible path of discovery and the reader comes out with the belief that it was not the CIA or the single man on the knoll. The book is a strong example of what the mob is capable of and probably did do that afternoon in Dallas.

REFERENCE

Blakey, George. Billing Robert. The Plot to Kill The President. Time Books, 1981
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Book Questions in Nursing

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Nursing Leadership

Thinking Critically, Making Decisions, Solving Problems

LO1: Response

The critical-thinking process can be used by answering 4 questions related to practical experiences. They are:

the underlying assumptions, interpretation of evidence, evaluation of arguments and the possible alternative perspectives.

Ref:

LO 2: response

Creativity can be fostered by preparing, incubation, insight and verification.

Ref:

LO 3: response

Decision-making and problem-solving skills can be improved by defining the problem, gathering of information, analyzing of the information, developing solutions, making a decision, implementation and evaluations of the solution.

Ref: page 11 and 112

LO 4: response

The major difference between individual and collective decision making process is the possibility of the exchange of ideas in the latter through brain storming sessions.

Ref

LO 5: response

For a leader, the stumbling blocks to making decisions and problem solving are the personality traits of the leaders, the experience, lack of adaptability and ideas…… [Read More]

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Job Redesign and Workplace Rewards Assessment

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edesign and Workplace Assessment

What goes into the accountant profession? Are many responsibilities placed on the individual as well as the business? How does one remain motivated through his or her daily work activities? Will he or she become a success through these endeavors? One will discuss job redesign and workplace rewards.

Certified Public Accountants (CPA) have an impact at every organization they work at on a regular basis. Many in this profession rely on their firm to teach them the necessary information needed in order to understand what is required of them, such as ethics and culture. Training is involved for a new employee as well. In order for a CPA to do their job effectively, he or she has to follow a code of ethics. This lies with the individual rather than the company (Colson, 2003). "Professionals are expected to follow their profession's ethical codes even when these…… [Read More]

References

Colson, R. (2003). Principles of professional conduct. Retrieved May 15, 2011, from The CPA

journal: http://www.nysscpa.org/cpajournal/2004/104/text/p80.htm.

U.S. Department of Justice. (2011). Careers. Retrieved May 15, 2011, from U.S. Department of Justice: http://www.justice.gov/.
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Job Status and Future

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Accounting

As I pursue a degree in accounting, I am constantly searching for the variety of opportunities and options that my degree completion will bring to me. According to Money magazine, accounting is currently one of the 50 hottest jobs (JobWeb, 2003).

In addition, the U.S. ureau of Labor Statistics (LS) says that accounting professionals will experience a 10 to 20% increase in job openings by the year 2008. These factors give me confidence that my future in accounting is secure and promising. This paper will examine the possible avenues, rewards, job market and concerns involved with being an accounting major.

Career Choices for Accountants

Accounting majors are presented with a variety of options for careers. Many choose traditional accounting careers, while others branch out to become appraisers, budget officers, loan officers, financial analysts and managers, actuaries, underwriters, tax collectors and revenue agents, securities sales representatives, and purchasing agents (JobWeb,…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Cabrillo College. (2003). Accountants and Auditors. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from the Internet at http://www.cabrillo.cc.ca.us/oir/oops/account_.html.

Giles, Darrell. (2003). It is an Exciting Time for Accounting Majors.

The Black Collegian Magazine.

JobWeb. (2003). Options and Opportunities for Accounting Majors. National Association of Colleges and Employers. Retrieved from Internet at http://www.jobweb.com/Resources/Library/Careers_In/Options_and_47_01.htm.
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Book Critique of Justice Without Trial

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Justice ithout Trial

The author and professor of criminal justice, Jerome Skolnick, argues in his book entitled Justice ithout Trial: Law Enforcement in Democratic Society, that the first line of defense in the protection of personal safety and property any democratic society is that of effective law enforcement. However, the police form not a human line of protective and retributive justice, as they ideally should, but instead have created and fucntion as a subculture with little respect for other institutions of justice in the nation, such as trial by jury and presumptions of innocence. Instead, Skolnick states that even in allegedly democratic America, justice takes place without a trial, in the eyes of the prejudices of a policeman when they see a supposed perpetrator in the night. The presumption of guilt in the heart of the policeman, rather than the objectivity of a judge becomes the most compelling determinant of…… [Read More]

Work Cited

Skolnick, Jerome. (1993) Justice Without Trial: Law Enforcement in Democratic Society, First published in aticle form in 1966.
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Book Why Can't We Make Money in Aviation

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Money in Aviation: An Examination of Support

The history of American flight is generally one of pride and wonder. Historical figures associated with the first airplanes are generally revered by history books and society as a whole. These are figures like the Wright brothers, Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh and others who most agree made a positive impact on human life and symbolize a leap of mankind towards advanced technology and increasing modern times. Modernity. Technology. These are all things that airplanes and flight represent to Americans and they're widely viewed as things which have improved life on this planet for the better. This begs the question as to why the airline industry still remains one of the most volatile, low (or no) profits business around. The book, Why We Can't Make Money in Aviation, by Adam M. Pilarski, seeks to both scrutinize and illuminate the general failure of the airline…… [Read More]

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Bluejay, M. (n.d.). What's Wrong with Bicycle Helmets? Retrieved from Bicycle Safe:  http://bicyclesafe.com/helmets.html 

Bowser, B. (2003, April 2). On the Homefront: The Airline Industry. Retrieved from Pbs.org: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/transportation/jan-june03/airlines_04-02.html

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Pilarski, A. (2007). Why Can't We Make Money in Aviation? Burlington: Ashgate.
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Job Scene

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Toolshed -- Night

Eerie silence.

A single light bulb swings from a rusty socket at the center of the room. The bulb both creates and distorts shadows on the grayed and weathered wooden walls.

CHALES (voice-over)

Who used to live here?

INT. CA GAAGE -- NIGHT

A SLING BLADE hangs from wall with fresh blood on the blade. The grey wooden floor has been covered with a PLASTIC drop cloth and is spattered with blood.

CHALES (voice-over)

Sometimes I'm glad walls can't talk.

INT. BASEMENT -- NIGHT

Across the tools, against the opposing wall, there are large meat hooks dangling from the basement ceiling. The light bulb casts the hooks' shadow onto the wall.

CHALES (voice-over)

The perpetrator was a butcher.

INT. LIVING OOM, FAMHOUSE -- NIGHT

The news is ending with a story about a MAIAGE POPOSAL at a baseball game and quickly transitions to paid programming.

CHALES (shown…… [Read More]

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Consulting other sources. (2013). A primer on oblique strategizing. Retrieved from:

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Job Creation and Other Economic Myths

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Economics

There is a belief, common to economists, that government intervention is necessary to assist economic growth. The current belief that the reason that the economy is faltering is that job growth has faltered, has not altered this perception, even though it probably should have. Recently both the Bush and Obama administrations have tried many different means of stimulating the economy (much as Franklin Delano Roosevelt did during the "Great Depression"), and these means have had varying levels if success. However, despite some small amount of relief and a stronger stock market, job growth remains stagnant and the economy slugs along with it. The efforts of the current administration toward job growth and creation, whether that be in State of the Union speeches or actually policies, have not produced the desired effects. hy is this? Could it be that the Keynesian methods of economic growth and job production are faulty?…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Buzzeo, Fred. "Job Creation and Other Economic Myths." Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2010. Web.

Hazlitt, Henry. Economics in One Lesson. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1946. Print.

Mises, Ludwig von. "Capitalism, Happiness and Beauty." Capitalistic Mentality, 1954. Web.
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Book the Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh

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Shadow Lines, by Amitav hosh, is the story of a middle-class boy from India and how he grows into a young adult. By showing us how the narrator absorbs the perceptions of the people around them and how he gradually forms a whole picture out of bits and pieces, he shows us that lines are not always as clear as they first seem to be, because each person draws lines, or makes decisions about people and places, differently.

Saying that this book is about how a middle-class Indian boy grows up is far too simple, because India is a complex country. India is made up of many cultures and languages. The country could be subdivided in several ways. It could be divided along religious lines, as it was at "The Partition," when India was separated into the countries of India and Pakistan. The new India was largely Hindu while the…… [Read More]

Ghosh, Amitav. The Shadow Lines. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company (Mariner Books), 2005.

Gupta, R.K. "Trends in Moden Indian Fiction." World Literature Today, Vol. 68, 1994.

Mongia, Padmini. "Postcolonial Identity and Gender Boundaries in Amitav Ghosh's The Shadow Lines." College Literature, Vol, 20, 1993.
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book review on why evolution is true

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Evolution

The book Why Evolution is True by Jerry Coyne presents a cogent case for evolution, a concept that can be controversial for some but accepted fact for others. This paper will work through the book -- the case that Coyne makes -- and offer reflections on my own journey of understanding the concept of evolution and its manifestation in the natural world.

Understanding Evolution

Evolution is not "fact," so much as a theory that is supported by a wealth of evidence. Just this alone lies at the heart of a lot of the misunderstanding about evolution. First proposed by Charles Darwin as a theory based on his observations of the natural world, evolution reflects the processes of adaptation that species go through, over time and successive generations. In adapting to their environments, species undergo changes that will, given enough time and dramatically different environments, result in the development of…… [Read More]

References

Coyne, J. (2010) Why Evolution is True. Penguin Books.
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Book Defying Hitler by Sebastian Haffner

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Defying Hitler by Sebastian Haffner

Reflecting back on World War II, it is impossible to think that one man had rallied a nation to exterminate an entire race of human beings, in a systematic, diabolical and deliberate way. Though, Sebastian Haffner's book, "Defying Hitler," written before World War II even began, provides a rather interesting perspective on the psychological foundation that brought the Germans, a rather civilized nation, to accept a racist nazi socialist regime. When exploring this deeper, it would roughly equivalent to the U.S. transforming rapidly and systematically eliminating a minority group- for instance, all of the Chinese-Americans, the African-Americans, or another racial group because the President said so.

In his book, Haffner captures the "big picture" in Germany while also illuminating the individual in this big picture. The book also does an excellent job of setting up how the rise of Hitler came about by starting in…… [Read More]

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Mollie's Job the Viewpoint Expressed in B

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Mollie's Job

The viewpoint expressed in (b) is the closest to the way this paper will be presented. Indeed the roles that all Street (profit first, workers be damned) and the U.S. government played in this nonfiction book are the main reasons why Mollie's job was moved first to Mississippi and then to Mexico. To be sure, this sad legacy could have ended up with a more positive result for Mollie and a less negative result for the Mexican worker, Balbina Duque.

In fairness, statement (a) also has a ring of truth since the way corporations are moving jobs to cheaper locations (like China, where Apple employs many thousands of workers at low wages to assemble the iPads and other technologies) is good for business. But (a) is "not for the best" when it comes to corporate behaviors creating an inevitability that good people like Mollie and other hard-working employees…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Adler, William M. (2000). Mollie's Job: A Story of Life and Work on the Global Assembly

Line. New York: Touchstone Book / Simon & Schuster.
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Mollie's Job William Adler's Mollie's

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Adler reveals that poverty is systemic: a sign of a corrupt system. Mollie James' and Balbina Duque's only chance of extricating themselves from poverty is to inject more political power and energy back into the formation of labor unions. The power of the people to overcome and overthrow corrupt regimes has been proven time and again throughout human history; the struggle is not an easy one but there is no way that Duque or any of her colleagues around the world are going to achieve any upward social mobility within the current system. Besides just the suppression of labor unions and the collusion between the PI and big business, other examples of how systematic and systemic the problem is include the glaring idiocy of the bailouts. The Clinton administration arranged a record-breaking fifty billion dollars to the very people who were creating the problems that James and Duque faced. As…… [Read More]

References

Adler, W.M. (2000). Mollie's Job. New York: Touchstone.
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Alexander the Great Books on

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Hamilton notes the biographies of Alexander often reflected the backgrounds of authors who wrote about him. For example, Sir William Tarn, a Scottish gentleman of the ritish imperial era, characterized Alexander as a chivalrous Greek gentleman with a missionary zeal to spread Greek civilization. In contrast, Fritz Schachermeyr, a German historian who had experienced the rise and fall of the Nazi Germany, described Alexander as a ruthless and cruel ruler, indulged "in deceit and treachery to gain his ends, as a 'Titanic' figure aiming at the conquest of the world."

oth Tarn and Schachermeyr are among the great modern historians of Alexander but even they could not escape personal biases.

The irony of Hamilton's book is that, although he is at pains in his discussion of the difficulty of writing about Alexander and is critical of biased historians, the book starts with a straightforward admission of a bias. Rejecting the…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Freeman, Philip. Alexander the Great. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2009.

Hamilton, J.R. Alexander the Great. Pittsburg: The University of Pittsburg Press, 1974.

Philip Freeman, Alexander the Great (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2009), p. xxii.

Ibid, p. 323.
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Leading Outside the Line Book Summary of

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Leading Outside the Line

Book Summary of Katzenbach, J.H. And Z. Khan (2010). Leading Outside the Lines: How to Mobilize the (n)Formal Organization, Engage your Team, and Get Better Results. Booz & Company, nc.

What are the major theses of the book?

Katzenbach and Khan found that most organizations naturally fell into a formal or informal category, but the most successful integrated and merged aspects of both styles of management. Those that did this would have "a real and sustainable competitive advantage" and would ensure that strategies and values of change would permeate all levels of the organization and all aspects of its work. Formal organizations have the virtue of "efficiency and clarity" while informal ones have "the flexibility and speed of the social networks and peer interactions that connect people informally." People do not always act on a formal basis of pay, benefits and bonuses but also have "emotional…… [Read More]

In government bureaucracies over the last thirty years, the overall trend has been toward greater decentralization, deregulation and privatization, even in countries with strong welfare provisions and social democratic traditions like Sweden. Economic decline of the older manufacturing-based economy and rising costs led to these changes starting in the 1970s. This led to more decentralization and local autonomy in the provision of welfare services as well as increased cooperation and interaction between local governments, rather than simply receiving instruction from the centralized bureaucracy in Stockholm. As in the United States, this led to greater variations in spending and tax rates between different regions and municipalities, and wider discrepancies between the levels of service provided. This become so great by 1995 that the central government stepped in and imposed certain standards in taxation and spending levels on social welfare, below which no municipalities were allowed to fall.

6. Based on your reading of this book what areas of research still need to be examined around the theses.

In the Western nations, the trend toward economies-based or services and technology will certainly continue and intensify in the years ahead. Organizations that fail to adopt their structures to the new information technologies will certainly decline and disappear, just as the manufacturers of horse-drawn carriages did in the early-20th Century. There will be no escape these new trends in technology and globalized economics, and organizations will remain under pressure to 'flatten out', become more intelligent and decentralized. This will mean even greater freedom, creativity and incomes for employees with the skills and education to function in the new high technology economy, while those trained for Fordist mass production will continue to find their jobs disappearing to low-wage countries abroad. The majority of workers will be relegated to low-paying, dead-end service sector jobs ('McJobs'), and will be under tight surveillance and control through the new technologies. Their pay and benefits will be lower than in the older mass production industries and governments will provide even less funding for education and social welfare, while their jobs will still be at least as dull, repetitive and uncreative as they were for Fordist assembly line workers. Employees using the Internet and other new technologies are able to engage in "informal learning" rather than the older, top-down education model of bureaucratic organizations. Human Performance Technology (HPT) is one of the newer social science and management fields that came into being over the last twenty to thirty years that take an interdisciplinary approach. HPT borrows heavily from cognitive science, information technology, and systems theory, as well as biology, philosophy and psychology in an integrated approach to the 21st Century workplace. At present, many of its practitioners believe that it is insufficiently grounded in theory and still has a wide gap between research and actual practice.
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Michael Krause Has Written a New Book

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Michael Krause has written a new book that provides eight sales strategies that are supposed to help increase sales, engendered a more motivated sales staff, and help sustain both. The eight strategies are: USP and UVP; Strategic planning; SWOT analysis; Engage your ideal clients; Build a cash reserve; Core capabilities and realistic goal setting; Balanced scoreboard, and; Do you have what it takes? The author looks at the entire organization and not just the sales staff, but he tries to tie all of what he says into sales.

He loses some credibility because he uses some terms wrong, but this is not problematic necessarily as they are the sailing terms he employs as part of the illustrations in the book. However, he does make some questionable suggestions regarding the fourth strategy.

Analysis of "Sell or Sink: Strategies, Tactics and Tools Every Business Leader Must Know to Stay Afloat"

Introduction

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Aspen Institute. (2009). Organizational behavior. Retrieved from http://www.aspencbe.org/documents/OB_CloserLook.pdf

Griffith, T.L., & Sawyer, J.E. (2010). Multilevel knowledge and team performance. The Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31, 1003-1031.

Krause, M.D. (2011). Sell or sink: Strategies, tactics and tools every business leader must know to stay afloat. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.

Sliter, M., Sliter, K., & Jex, S. (2012). The employee as a punching bag: the effect of multiple sources of incivility on employee withdrawal behavior and sales performance. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33, 121-139.
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Mollie's Job Author William Adler

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Unfortunately, their American dream is more often than not the American nightmare. It does not provide living wages for their families to live on. Their blood, sweat and tears build the companies. The leaders attempt to evade paying the workers their fair share by moving to other states where they can pay less money. This is exactly what Universal Manufacturing does by moving its operations to Mississippi. It goes there to pay less money and avoid the unionization that is the only weapon that the workers have in their struggle to organize and get more money and better working conditions. Mega corporations in the time of globalization do exactly the same thing, but just on a much greater scale in the time of NAFTA when selling out to lowest bidder and making people into commodities that can be sold over international borders has been raised to a high art.

Part…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Adler, W.M. (2000). Mollie's job: A story of life and work on the global assembly line. New York, NY:

Scribner.
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Elliot Sclar's Influential Book You

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The workers for the private firm are compensated at a level that is barely livable and these workers place a greater burden on the communities' social services.

Sclar's arguments comparing the differences between why privatization works in jobs involving low-skilled and high-skilled jobs merit some consideration and are easily understandable but there are some considerations that Sclar overlooks that should raise some concern as to the validity of his approach. As previously noted, Sclar's basic premise is that the goal of privatization is to reduce costs and that unless costs are lowered privatization has been a failure (Sclar p.63). Using this as a premise, Sclar argues that the overall benefits of privatization are largely negligible but what Sclar fails to consider is the benefits accrued due to true free market conditions existing as a result of true privatization.

Sclar's study and theorizing was done on a model where privatization was…… [Read More]

William L. Megginson and Jeffry M. Netter, From State to Market: A Survey of Empirical Studies on Privatization, Journal of Economic Literature: pp. 321-389 (2001).

Shaker A. Zahra, R. Duane Ireland, Isabel Gutierrez and Michael A. Hitt, Privatization and Entrepreneurial Transformation: Emerging Issues and a Future Research Agenda, The Academy of Management Review: pp. 509-524 (2000).

Critical Book Review
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Paul Tough the Book Whatever it Takes

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Paul Tough

The book, hatever It Takes, by Paul Tough became a best seller because it captured the attention of people in both a scholarly way and yet because of its easy-to-read, entertaining format, and because the issues that Tough writes about are very important to the future of America. That important issue involves education and getting families from disadvantaged communities to rise up and seize opportunities to become enriched socially and economically. Tough highlights the ups and the downs of an expensive, 97-block project called the Harlem Children's Zone. This paper reviews and critiques the book.

An impoverished community can be awakened to a fresh new approach to education, and with cooperation and hard work, the children in that community can be given a far better future. This book is the perfect illustration of important socioeconomic transitions that must take place for that brighter future.

hatever It Takes

hen…… [Read More]

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Tough, Paul. (2008). Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.
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Jungle Updated Sinclair's Novel the Jungle Is

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Jungle

Updated Sinclair's novel, The Jungle, is a worthwhile piece of literature that can contribute to the understanding of human development within the last century. It is a story of an immigrant family who experiences incredibly difficult and trying hardships in early 20th-century America. The purpose of this essay is to contrast the author's thesis of the story with my own personal interpretation of this novel. It is my understanding that Sinclair wrote this book in support of a socialist, political movement. By dedicating this work to "the working man," this theme is consistently introduced throughout each chapter. In my opinion, Sinclair's unbalanced approach to the truth of the issues, undermined his socialist views of the day. The author's often hyperbolic and exaggerated nature of despair distracts from practical and truthful reflections of the time which could lead to actual social change towards Sinclair's polemic view.

In order to best…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle. Upton Sinclair, February,1906.
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Education Leadership Book Reflection

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Green's work entitled "Your First Year As A Principal: Everything You Need To Know that They Don't Teach You In School." This reflection will provide some of the ideas that resonated most loudly with my approach and philosophy. This essay will also give examples where I tend to disagree with the author and would suggest other alternatives.

It's Up to You

The most interesting concepts surrounding this work, is that there are so many things that a new principal will be exposed to during their first year. The only thing to truly expect is the unexpected. The author stressed that as a principal, it is up to that individual to lead the school in the desired direction. Do not sit back and wait for others to take charge as this job is explicitly laid out for a leader to take charge. She emphasized this when she wrote " in assessing…… [Read More]

References

Green T. (2009). Your First Year As A Principal: Everything You Need To Know that They Don't Teach You In School. Atlantic Publishing Group, Florida 2009.
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Finances Critical Book Reviews America's

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Sorkin, however, posits no argument per se. ather, his book offers insight into how the financial crisis manifested from a far more personal perspective of those involved than anything else. The book is informative in nature, and give insight into some of the thought processes and activities those on the outside may not otherwise be exposed to or privy to. The title of the book sums it up best, and the book outlines how the banks and the primary players and stakeholders have become too big to fail. The book highlights the self-interest of those in charge of some of the biggest financial institutions in the world and their blatant disregard for Main Street.

The book has a place in the larger academic debates raised within public knowledge because it adds to the public's real knowledge of those involved in the nation's financial industry and government offices. Instead of speculating…… [Read More]

References

Cassidy, J. (2008). Anatomy of a meltdown, New Yorker, 84(39), 1-756.

Cherry, C. (1998). God's new Israel: Religious interpretations of American destiny.

UNC Press Books.

Cohan, W. (2010, Nov. 27). The power of failure. New York Times. Retrieves from www.thenewyorktimes.com.
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E-Myth Revisited This Book Takes on the

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E-Myth Revisited

This book takes on the ambitious task of defining from a perceptual standpoint why the vast majority of businesses fail in the U.S. today. The author contends that the greatest error in judgment is attributable to the mistaken belief that understanding the technical aspects of a business guarantees that a person will also understand a business that does technical work. These two areas are diametrically opposed, a point the author invests pages of the book illustrating through practical, pragmatic examples. The three roles of any business owner include entrepreneur, manager and technician. It is the misaligning to time in each of these three roles that further makes the daunting tasks associated with launching and running a business even more difficult to overcome. Throughout the book, the provide ample examples and insights into how entrepreneurs can more effectively balance these roles and increase their odds of having a successful…… [Read More]

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Macho Paradox Jackson Katz's Book

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One such example is amply described in chapter 10, referring to "Guilty pleasures: pornography, prostitution and stripping." As throughout the book, the theoretical discussion is keenly doubled by lots of breathtaking examples of acts of violence.

The chapter starts in this manner with the case of a young woman gang raped and filmed while she was unconscious. The case reveals on several different levels how the underlying factors and a misogynist society are in fact the deeply rooted causes of such an event. First, there is the level of the young men who committed the crime: their acts are closely related to a culture where pornography dominates, especially at that age, the lives and, as could be seen with that case, the sexual expressions of the male individual.

However, the second level is in fact much more worrying, because it comes from the young men's lawyers and, as such, can…… [Read More]

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1. Katz, Jackson. The Macho Paradox. Sourcebooks Inc. April 2006.

2. Tracy, Steven. Book Review: The Macho Paradox. Priscilla Papers. Vol. 23. No.1. 2009

Katz, Jackson. The Macho Paradox. Sourcebooks Inc. April 2006.

Ibid.
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Kit by Valerie Tripp the Book Meet

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Kit by Valerie Tripp

The book "Meet Kit: An American Girl" by Valerie Tripp takes place in Cincinnati, Ohio, during the Great Depression. Even though "Meet Kit" is a fiction book, the 69-page story is about many of the real things that happened to Americans during the 1930's. Kit's real name is Margaret Kittredge but she likes to be called Kit instead because she is a tomboy. When her sister Ruthie decides to read a book called "The Lilac Fairy," Kit chooses to read "The Adventures of Robin Hood and his Merry Men" and she types an article about it on her typewriter. One of Kit's hobbies is typing up a newspaper on her typewriter for her father to read and she hopes for a major change to happen so she can write a great headline. Ruthie disagrees though because usually when their parents read the real newspaper they get…… [Read More]

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Graphic Novel Watchmen by Alan Moore It

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graphic novel Watchmen by Alan Moore. It is basically about what inspired Watchmen's themes, story, and characters. As well as what Watchmen has influenced and how it has been influenced by other comics and heroes like Batman and uperman among others. Watchman and its influences

Watchman, authored by Alan Moore, artist Dave Gibbons, and colourist John Higgins was created in 1986 / 1987 in response to contemporary anxieties and as means of critiquing the superhero concept.

Watchman recreates history where superheroes emerged in the 1940s and 1950s who helped the U..A. win the war against Vietnam and later is involved in preventing nuclear war with the U...R. Most former superheroes have retired or are working for the government, so contumely freelance vigilantes are arbitrarily and voluntarily doing the job of protecting the country. The protagonists actively fight and strategically plot to help retired superheroes survive and they work to stave…… [Read More]

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Individual Analysis the Current Job Environment Means

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Individual Analysis

The current job environment means that people have to be well qualified for the job they are seeking or they will not be considered a candidate. There are people hunting for jobs who have decades of experience in a particular field, so it is difficult for a recent graduate, even one with a graduate degree and some experience in management, to compete with this type of candidate. This is the situation that I find myself in. I am going to hit the job market with a graduate-level degree and some amount of experience, but very little practical experience. It is possible to entice a prospective employer with the fact that I am young and have recent intense theoretical knowledge (which may help in some instances, but not many), but most employers realize that they have a wide pool of applicants to look through with vastly greater amounts of…… [Read More]

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French, W. (2005). Organization development and transformation: Managing effective change, McGraw-Hill / Irwin.

Hellriegel, D. (2007). Competency-based management, 11th ed., South Western.

Paton, R., & McCalman, J. (2008) Change management, London: Sage.

Senior, B., & Swailes, S. (2010). Organizational Change, 4th ed., New York: Prentice Hall.
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Sinclair Novel the Jungle

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Jungle

Upton Sinclair's 1906 novel The Jungle is perhaps best known for its historical and journalistic contributions, because the book opened the public's eyes to the horrors of the American meatpacking industry, and particularly its appalling health and safety standards. However, Sinclair's novel also represents an aesthetic and ideological advancement that is often overlooked in favor of the book's somewhat more dramatic accounts of life inside a slaughterhouse and meatpacking plant. In the novel, Jurgis Rudkus travels from naive belief in an American dream to jaded yet-hopeful acceptance of the possibility offered by socialist agitation, and his entire journey is relayed in a kind of naturalistic language that seeks to uncover the larger structures of power and oppression that instigate the specific injustices of the novel. By examining Rudkus' journey in the context of an aesthetic movement designed to capture, as clearly as possible, the objective, naturalistic reality behind experience,…… [Read More]

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Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle. New York: Forgotten Books, 2008. Print.
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Sigma This Best-Selling Book by Mikel Harry

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Sigma

This best-selling book by Mikel Harry and Richard Schroeder has been held in high esteem for more than twenty years. Indeed the reputation earned by Six Sigma: The Breakthrough Management Strategy Revolutionizing the orld's Top Corporations has for the most part been excellent, especially in the corporate industry. The authors are highly qualified to write a book about Six Sigma since they basically founded the organization. Mikel Harry is known as a high-powered consultant to businesses, and before writing the book with Schroeder served in the U.S. Marine Corps (as an infantry platoon leader and company commander) and was instrumental in founding Motorola's Six Sigma Research Institute. In fact Harry is given credit for founding the Six Sigma strategy for implementation. Schroeder, meanwhile, is a partner with Harry in setting up Six Sigma; he too worked at Motorola, and he and Harry work as consultants with corporations around the…… [Read More]

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Goh, Thong N. (2012). Six Sigma at a crossroads. Current Issues of Business and Law,

7(1), 17-26.

Harry, Mikel, and Schroeder, Richard. (2006). Six Sigma: The Breakthrough Management

Strategy Revolutionizing the World's Top Corporations. New York: Random House
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Kennedy True Compass Book Review

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Another related type of argument is to assert how he became interested in the various facets of politics that he made an impact on. For example, as a result of a plane crash and convalescing, he writes, "I realized that access to health care was a moral issue" (Kennedy 225). In other words, the way that he develops his political interest is determined by his personal experience. His view on the Vietnam War changed after an interview trip there. He uses this personal experience as the foundation for the ideas that he talks about, and it is convincing as a result. This argument from experience convinces the reader that Kennedy was authentic. Kennedy also includes many historical facts, which only adds support to his experience. ecause he was so involved, his interpretation of the facts is persuasive.

The primary thing that makes one keep reading this book is the connection…… [Read More]

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Kennedy, Edward M. True Compass: A Memoir. New York: Twelve, 2009.
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1998 Novel About a Boy Addresses the

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1998 novel About a Boy addresses the gamut of human relationships within the context of post-modern life. ill and Marcus are unlikely friends. A generation gap apart, they seem to have little in common until they start to bond. ill Freeman is 36 years old, and a kid in many ways. He lies so that people will like him, and does not have a job because of his inheritance. Marcus is a 12-year-old boy whose mother is depressed and whose peers are bullied; Marcus seems destined toward stunted emotional growth and development until he meets ill. ill likely sees himself in Marcus, which is why their friendship was meaningful to both parties. The fact that their relationship becomes transformative and helps the two of them grow offers hope that all people can come to appreciate their quirks, preserving individuality while maintaining healthy relationships. About a Boy is therefore about the…… [Read More]

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Hornby, Nick. About a Boy. New York: Riverhead, 1998.
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Fifteen of His Book Arsenal

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Question 5

Taken together, Zelizer and Gourevitch's work offer a substantial examination of the changes the United States has undergone following the end of the Cold ar. However, in both cases it seems as if the authors are so interested in what might have changed that they fail to acknowledge the continuities that exist between the United States' political, economic, and military postures during the Cold ar and after (Gourevitch 301; Zelizer 355). hile the country has of course been forced to adapt to the post-Cold ar world, the fact is that by and large, the United States has largely maintained many of its Cold ar behaviors and attitudes, and particularly in regards to the maintenance of its international military empire (Zelizer 14). Surprisingly, Zelizer is even able to recognize the imperial ambitions of American presidents without recognizing how successful those ambitions have been (Zelizer 14). Furthermore, he seems intent…… [Read More]

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Gourevitch, Peter. "Reinventing the American State: Political Dynamics in the Post-Cold War

Era" in Shaped by War and Trade. ed. Ira Katznelson and Martin Shefter. Princeton:

Princeton University Press, 2002.

Zelizer, Julian. Arsenal of Democracy. New York: Basic Books, 2010.
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How to Find a Job in Today S Job Market

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Color is Your Parachute? 2016: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters & Career-Changers by ichard N. Bolles

Bolles's What Color is Your Parachute? 2016 is a comprehensive, all-encompassing assessment of what it takes, the skills you need, the tips and reminders to help you find the career of your dreams. From polishing the resume to starting your own business and finding your mission in life, Parachute is a true catch-all for the novice job hunter and a superb refresher for those who are already on their course and are just in need of a little tap on the shoulder to get them back to running at optimum speed.

The first thing that Bolles aims at doing is to provide a "practical" manual not only for job hunters but also those looking to make a career change. That means it contains pragmatic, real-world advice and not nice-sounding academic theoretical concepts that turn…… [Read More]

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Bolles, R. (2016). What Color is Your Parachute? 2016: A Practical Manual for Job-

Hunters & Career-Changers. NY: Random House.
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Why Are Jobs Going Out of the USA

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jobs going out of the U.S.A.

Thirty years of developing computerization, as well as global rivalry have cut down the requirement for physical work in America, as well as increased requirement for a diverse sort of labor, a supplier of services and information. elow are some signs for the job ratio to go down in America:

In almost 30 years, the U.S. economy has produced 48 million novel jobs. However, total-manufacturing jobs has remained unaffected at approximately 20.5 million jobs, and now accounts for only 16% of the sum.

In that identical era, service-sector employment has multiplied twice over, and at present accounts for 35% of all jobs in the United States.

It is estimated that the service sector will comprise approximately 64% of total job growth in the subsequent eight years.

Technological progress powering economic growth is, in addition, causing unsteadiness in the job market, with the average American…… [Read More]

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Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini. "Political Economics: Explaining Economic Policy." MIT Press, 2000.

Conference Board. "Perspectives on a Global Economy. Technology, Productivity, and Growth: U.S. And German Issues." New York: The Conference Board. 1997.

Roach, S.S. "The Boom for Whom: Revisiting America's Technology Paradox." Special Economic Study. New York: Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. 1998.

Wulf, W.A. "The education challenge. Speech before the National Forum on Harnessing Science and Technology for America's Economic Future." Washington, D.C., February 2-3. 1998.
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Summary of Enriques Journey Book

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Enrique's Journey Book Summary

Enrique's Journey was the story of a young boy from Central America who quest to reunite with his mother who had left him at the age of 5 in order to search for work in the United States. Lourdes was Enrique's mother who struggled in Honduras to support her young children named Enrique and Belky. However, she realized that she would not be able to send her children to schools, and she did not want them to remain poor. Thus, she left her home to travel to the United States to be able to take care of her children by sending money to them. As a young child, Enrique did not have an idea why their mother left them and his family in Honduras did not provide a straight answer. Over the years, she moved from one family's home to the other while his sister was…… [Read More]

Reference

Nazario, S.(2007). Enrique's Journey: The Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother. Random House Publishing Group.
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Leaonard Sam 1994 Mediation The Book A

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Leaonard, Sam (1994). Mediation: The book. A step-by-step guide for dispute resolvers. Evanston, IL: Evanston Publishers. The writer provides a summary of many chapters of the book and also chooses a way to classify the book and discuss the writer's feelings about it. There was one source used to complete this paper.

As the world continues to globalize it becomes more important than ever to determine effective ways to resolve conflict. People run into conflict often, whether it is socially, during work, or during volunteer activities. Conflicts can be small or large and small conflicts can become large if they are not handled properly. The ability to resolve conflict provides a skill that is marketable in every industry and every situation. An author who can teach others in the ways of conflict resolution provides the world with a great service. In Sam Leaonard's; Mediation: The book. A step-by-step guide for…… [Read More]