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Finally it Is Asked if

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Also, many counties public pension pogams and/o pensions fo public employees ae inceasingly in peil. The United States is anothe example of that with public pensions getting moe and moe insolvent and thei Social Secuity and Medicae pogams hemohaging money quite quickly with many pundits saying that the pogams will un out of money in 1-3 decades at best. Othe counties like Canada and much of Euope ae having much the same poblem in thei own ways.

Howeve, this study does have a lot going fo it. Fist, they did the study ove an entie decade and they suveyed a lot of people fo the study. Thee wee 25,000 esponses and about 4,500 wee included in the final esults accoding to the "what you should know" section on the fist page of the aticle. The time hoizon and the size of the study ae both vey good in tems of…… [Read More]

references & experiences. Canadian Social Trends, 11(8), 2-7.
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Why They Leave

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Employee Satisfaction Conclusion

In the hospitality industry, the primary product is the quality of service conveyed through a hotel's personnel. When said personnel harbor negative attitudes toward their employers, the likelihood is that the consequences will ultimately be felt by a hotel's guests. If this is so, Comfort Inn has a serious problem to address according to the concluded research. The literature evaluated and the survey-based research conducted on Employee Satisfaction at the limited service hotel reveals that entry level staff harbored largely negative attitudes toward the chain both in terms of the working environment and the quality of its hospitality.

Among the chief grievances cited by unhappy workers were a sense that the workplace was not a safe one in which to air complains or offer constructive criticism. This problem was compounded by a sense among employees that management was generally ineffective in maintaining day-to-day hotel operations. By contrast…… [Read More]

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Quang's Freedom in November I

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I set up my practice at once. So many maladies among citizens of this town were directly related to the spiritual imbalance in the forest. Little puk-wudgees caused much havoc among the townsfolk. Oh, at first the people of Freetown had little faith in my medicine, but over time they came to appreciate that I was perfect for their unique corner of the world.

Theirs was a land haunted. People came to me when the ghosts in their attic began to make noise; when they saw lights above the forest at night; when they saw a creature from the corner of their eye. This was life as normal in Freetown. Everybody who lived there simply accepted it, without becoming creepy like such a town would seem on television. But I helped them. I helped them learn the reasons why spirits acted the ways they did. I taught them how to…… [Read More]

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Diversification in Small and Medium Enterprises

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Diversification in Small and Medium Enterprises

Adjustment and enewal in the Aftermath of the Iraq War: A Case Study of Strategic and Functional Orientation for Diversification in a SME

In this chapter, discussion will further explore how National United Group's (NUG) location decisions and its position in an industrial cluster are critical to understanding its strategic orientation, and also the design, implementation, and outcome of its diversification strategies in the post Iraqi war period. The results of the study are discussed as they relate to the theoretical models and framework examined in the literature review. This section addresses the findings related to the fundamental questions asked of study participants, NUG managers and NUG employees, and the findings related to the examination of archival information.

The chapter discussion is organized according to the frameworks and theoretical models that were introduced in the literature review, and discussion explicitly refers to the questions…… [Read More]

References

1. Bagchi-Sen, Sharmistha and Kuechler, Linda. Strategic and Functional Orientation of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Professional Services: An Analysis of Public Accountancy. Service Industries Journal, July 2000, Vol. 20, 3, pp. 117-146.

2. Carter, Nancy M. Small Firm Adaptation: Responses of Physicians' Organizations to Regulatory and Competitive Uncertainty. Academy of Management Journal, June 1990, Vol 33, 2, pp. 307-333.

3. Chapman, Keith, MacKinnon, Danny and Cumbers, Andrew. Adjustment or renewal in regional clusters? A study of diversification amongst SMEs in the Aberdeen oil complex. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. September 2004, Vol. 29, 3, pp.382-396.

4. Morgan, Neil A., Kaleka, Anna and Katsikeas, Constantine S. Antecedents of Export Venture Performance: A Theoretical Model and Empirical Assessment. Journal of Marketing, Jan. 2004, Vol. 68, 1, pp. 90-108.
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EMV Standard Implementation in Iranian

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The implementation process must be regulated by the various card associations, government legislations as well as network mandates (Spidle,2010).

A thorough and comprehensive analysis of the Operational Impact of EMV implementation

In order to mitigate the various threats faced by the Iranian banks while implementing the EMV standards, it is necessary to conduct a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the impact that such a move would have on the general operation of the Iranian banks as well as their internal processes (OVCMarketing, 2010). The internal processes are to be reviewed in terms of the operational and business aspects. The review will ensure that all of the changes to the organization's internal process are appropriately addressed as a move targeting the overall implementation of the plan. Such a move is expected to impart positive momentum on customer service strategy which is equally important under the new EMV environment. The move would…… [Read More]

References

Al Bawaba (2010). HSBC Appoints Gemalto to Facilitate the EMV Migration of Its Credit Cards

across 19 Markets in Asia Pacific

http://www1.albawaba.com/news/hsbc-appoints-gemalto-facilitate-emv-migration-its-credit-cards-across-19-markets-asia-pacific

Chase (2010). Your Reference Guide to EMV Integration:Understanding the Liability Shift
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New Trucking Hours of Service

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Off-duty time does not extend the 14-hour period.

15-Hour on-Duty Limit

May not drive after having been on duty for 15 hours, following 8 consecutive hours off duty. Off-duty time is not included in the 15-hour period.

60/70-Hour on-Duty Limit

May not drive after 60/70 hours on duty in 7/8 consecutive days. A driver may restart a 7/8 consecutive day period after taking 34 or more consecutive hours off duty.

60/70-Hour on-Duty Limit

May not drive after 60/70 hours on duty in 7/8 consecutive days.

Sleeper Berth Provision

Drivers using the sleeper berth provision must take at least 8 consecutive hours in the sleeper berth, plus a separate 2 consecutive hours either in the sleeper berth, off duty, or any combination of the two.

Sleeper Berth Provision

Drivers using a sleeper berth must take at least 8 hours in the sleeper berth, and may split the sleeper-berth time into two…… [Read More]

References

About DOT. (2012). U.S. Department of Transportation. Retrieved from http://www.dot.gov/.

Ashmore, R.B. & Staff, W.C. (1994). Teaching ethics: An interdisciplinary approach.

Milwaukee: Marquette University Press.

Belz, S.M., Robinson, G.S. & Casali, J.G. (2004). Temporal separation and self-rating of alertness as indicators of driver fatigue in commercial motor vehicle operators. Human Factors, 46(1), 154-156.
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Preferences in Learning Between American

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The trainer will then focus on the steps to be taken to develop new skills. For example, if the trainer wants to talk about motivating, leading, negotiating, selling or speaking, it is best to start with what the learners do well before showing some chart on Maslow's theory, Posner's leadership practices, or selling skills from some standard package that has been develop elsewhere. Many foreign trainers make grave errors because they do not consider the values and beliefs of the trainee's culture. Training must make a fit with the culture of those being trained, including the material being taught, as well as the methods being used (Schermerhorn, 1994).

Abu-Doleh (1996) reports that Al-Faleh (1987), in his study of the culture influences on management development, asserts that "a country's culture has a great influence on the individual and managerial climate, on organizational behaviour, and ultimately on the types of management development…… [Read More]

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Risk of

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and isk of Dementia among U.S. Veterans

According to Yaffe et al. (2010), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a prevalent psychiatric syndrome linked to increased mortality and morbidity rates. This condition is among the most prevalent amid veterans returning from combat. Among veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq, the prevalence of post traumatic stress disorder is estimated to be about 17% (Seal et al., 2009). Veterans returning from Vietnam have a twenty to thirty percent rate. Past studies have confirmed that PTSD is linked to increased health care consumption and an augmented danger of developing a variety of other medical conditions among veterans such as dementia. The risk factors that link PTSD to increased rates of dementia include head injuries, depression or medical comorbidities.

This work highlights the findings of the study carried out by Yaffe et al. (2010). The project specifically focuses on the conclusions…… [Read More]

References

Bernadette M.M. & Ellen F.O. (2011). Evidence-based practice in nursing and health care: a guide to best practice. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Deurenberg, R. (2009). A practical guide to Pubmed/Druk 1/ING. London: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum.

Gerrish, K., & Lacy, A. (2013). The research process in nursing. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Glasziou, P.G., Mar, C.D. & Salisbury, J. (2009). Evidence-Based Practice Workbook. John Wiley & Sons.
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Federal Rules of Evidence the

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Rule: Any out-of-court statement offered to prove the truth of the matter asserted is generally inadmissible as hearsay. (801-802) However, hearsay may be admitted, in a prosecution for homicide or in a civil case, if the declarant, while believing the declarant's death to be imminent, made the statement about its cause or circumstances. (804(b)(2).

Application: Here, the defense attorney's objection is premised on the fact that the deceased Sam's statements are I inadmissible as hearsay, as an out-of-court statement by a person unavailable for trial, offered to prove that the other driver was driving on the wrong side of the road. However, Trooper Jones may offer this statement because it falls under the (804(b)(2) hearsay exception, as a statement in a civil case that the declarant made while his death was imminent.

Conclusion: The basis for the defense attorney's objection is hearsay because the deceased Sam's statement is an out-of-court…… [Read More]

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Merger Activity Due in Large

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Finance-dominated proponents also maintain that boom economic periods generate a more varied divergence of valuations that fuel merger activity (Medlen 2007). In this regard, Medlen concludes that, "Taken collectively, these understandings may explain some of the merger activity in booms, but they involve certain asymmetries that undercut their explanatory power. High stock valuations allow stock to be utilized as currency and collateral for takeovers; yet stock booms also make targets expensive" (p. 202). Moreover, despite the commonly held perception that mergers are a "quick and dirty" way to grow a business and achieve organizational goals, there remains a lack of convincing empirical evidence in support of this perception (Medlen 2007). As Medlen points out, an "anomalous fact about mergers concerns the lack of evidence that mergers are profitable. This fact begs the question: why then are mergers carried out with such frequency and with such large levels of capitalization?" (p.…… [Read More]

References

Ahern, K.A. & Weston, J.F. (2007). 'M&as: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.' Journal

of Applied Finance, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 5-7.

Babbie, E. (1990). Survey Research Methods (2nd ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth

Publishing Company.
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Henry Thomas Buckle's Original 1858

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As activists in women's liberation, discussing and analyzing the oppression and inequalities they experienced as women, they felt it imperative to find out about the lives of their foremothers -- and found very little scholarship in print" (Women's history, 2012, para. 3). This dearth of scholarly is due in large part to the events and themes that are the focus of the historical record. In this regard, "History was written mainly by men and about men's activities in the public sphere -- war, politics, diplomacy and administration. Women are usually excluded and, when mentioned, are usually portrayed in sex-stereotypical roles, such as wives, mothers, daughters and mistresses. History is value-laden in regard to what is considered historically 'worthy'" (Women's history, 2012, para. 3).

In what Kessler (1994, p. 139) describes as "the all-too-common historical exclusion or devaluation of women's contributions," the male-dominated record of human history has either diminished the…… [Read More]

References

American Health Information Management Association. (2012). Wikipedia. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Health_Information_Management_Association.

Apple, M.W. (2003). The state and the politics of knowledge. New York: RoutledgeFalmer.

Are book publishers to blame for gender discrimination? (2012, March 13). The Huffington Post.

Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/13/book-gender_n_1324560.html.
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Theory Help You to Make Sense of

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Theory Help You to Make Sense of Your Own Organization and the Management Practices in Your Organization?

Too often, individuals get an idea stuck in their heads and they cannot dislodge it no matter how hard they try. In actuality though, most people who can only contrive a particular system for working, whether that be managing or running an organization, and there is no interest in change. I realize that falling back to a secure position is comforting, but it is also damaging from a growth standpoint. And, growth is the object in business; that is, aside from the fact that making money is probably the primary concern.

But making money has led to some troubling consequences in the world as businesses have grown greedy and managers have become overly authoritarian and sure of their stagnant methods. The reality is that "managing and organizing are not isolatable objects of study…… [Read More]

References

Akella, D., (2008). A reflection on critical management studies. Journal of Management and Organization, 14(1), 100-109.

Bourn, D. (2011). Global skills: From economic competitiveness to cultural understanding and critical pedagogy. Critical Literacy: Theory & Practice, 6(1), 3- 20.

Das, H., & Long, B.S., (2010). What makes management research interesting?: An exploratory study. Journal of Managerial Issues, 22(1), 127-140.

Delbecq, A.L., (1999). Rethinking management education. Administrative Science Quarterly, 44(2), 439-442.
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Single-Sex Education

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Children Learn Better in All Boys' or All Girls' Schools? Examining Potential Benefits of Single-Sex Education

Students are inundated with a wide number of distractions while in school. This often takes away from the success of their learning experience, and can result in lost opportunities, both academically and professionally. This has been the source of a great debate based on the concept of single-sex education in modern practice. This current research uses the Lock Model to explore the issue further. After reviewing the discourse, several conclusions can be made in regards to potential benefits of single-sex education combined with other factors like small class sizes and high teacher engagement.

esearch Question

The underlying research explores various factors in modern student experiences. It examines empirical studies, legal reviews, and previous contributions to the discourse. The underlying research question is: Do children learn better in a single-sex educational environment?

Data

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References

Hubbard, Lea & Datnow, Amanda. (2005). Do single-sex schools improve the education of low-income and minority students? An investigation of California's pubic single-gender academies. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 36(2), 115-131.

Robinson, Pamela & Smithers, Alan. (1997). Should the Sexes be Separated for Secondary Education? University of Buckingham. Web.  http://wordpress.buckingham.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/ssreport.pdf 

Sherwin, Galen. (2005). Single-sex schools and the antisegregation principle. NYU Review of Law & Social Change, 30(35), 35-88.

Simson, Gary J. (2005). Separate but equal and single-sex schools. Cornell Law Faculty Publications. Paper 17. http://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/lsrp_papers/17
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Fidelity Between Science Teachers' Beliefs and Instructional

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Fidelity Between Science Teaches' Beliefs and Instuctional Pactice

Muelle, J.C. And Zeidle, D.L. (1998). A case study of teache beliefs in contempoay science education goals and classoom pactices. [Pape pesented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association fo Reseach in Science Teaching at the 71st confeence in San Diego, Califonia, on Apil 19-22, 1998].

The eseach uses a case study methodology and, as such, a sampling fame is not paticulaly elevant. That said, the selection of subjects fo the case study did follow an empiical path. Fist, the eseaches wee inteested in leaning about the peceptions of science teaches who wee open to educational efom issues. This led them to the Coalition of Essential Schools and the membe school Souhegan High School, an institution that descibes itself as a leaning community focused on adapting thei instuctional pactice to the needs of thei students. Second, the science teaches at the…… [Read More]

references to earlier work and seminal research. One particular strength the study -- as discussed in the conclusions section -- is that teachers sometimes hold conflicted views about instructional and educational approaches even when they are strong proponents of educational reform in their field.

I. Relation of Data -- Results -- Conclusion

The grounded theory methodology was well executed and the fact that an additional research question emerged from the study shows how the qualitative research approach facilitated important interactions among the data sources, the participants, and the researchers. The researches have done a thorough job of relating the data -- for instance, by providing quotes from the participants' responses -- to the theories that emerged during the analysis of the data.
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Ontology 1-3 Epistemology and Methodology

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The research too has to be reliable and valid cohering to an internal and external scientific definition of reality that is more physical and eschews the metaphysical and the abstract.

Ontological Basis

Positivism accepts a certain reality of existence and insists that this reality can be discovered by universal and immutable scientific / mathematical principles (Tribe, 2009) .

Epistemological Basis

The researcher has to distance himself as much as possible from his research in order to come to verifiable attempts. The scientific approach can help hims distance himself.

Interpretive Paradigm

An alternate rendering of this can be the constructionist paradigm where the approach depends upon the researcher in question and is often inductively created. It is subjective and avowedly so and the meaning / conclusions / perspective is generated from one's particular experiences, way of thinking, and origin (Oakes & Minca 2004, p. 30).

Ontological Basis

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Sources

Armstrong, DM (1973). Belief, Truth and Knowledge. Cambridge University Press

Catarina Marques, Elizabeth Reis & Joao Menezes (2010): Profiling the segments of visitors to Portuguese protected areas, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 18:8, 971-996

Hartmann, Nicolai. 1953. New Ways of Ontology. Chicago, IL: H. Regnery Co.

Knorr-Cetina, K. (1999). Epistemic Cultures: How the Sciences Make Knowledge. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
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Working for a Community Mental Health Agency

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working for a community mental health agency that serves male adolescents aged 14-16 who have received a diagnosis of conduct disorder. You have been asked by your director of clinical training to answer the following questions (choose only one): a) What family treatment modes have been found to be effective (best practices, evidence-based) for treating this population?

Submit an annotated bibliography with an entry for each of your resources. Include the references in proper APA format. Write a brief summary highlighting the theory, treatment, intervention, and research methodology discussed in each resource.

Authors conducted thorough review of existent studies on psychosocial conduct disorder and interventions in regards to children and adolescents. They also investigated oppositional defiant disorder. 82 experimental studies were evaluated using certain criteria created by the Clinical Psychology Task Force on Promotion and Dissemination of Psychological Procedures. Authors concluded that the two most effective programs that met all…… [Read More]

Brestan, EV. & Eyberg, EM (1998) Effective psychosocial treatments of conduct-disordered children and adolescents: 29 years, 82 studies, and 5,272 kids Journ. Clin. Child Psyc. 27, 180-189

Burke, JD, Loeber, B., & Birmaher, R. (2002) Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder: A Review of the Past 10 Years, Part II, J. Am. Acad. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry, 41, 1275-1293.

Kumpfer, K & Alvarado, R (2003). Family-Strengthening Approaches for the Prevention of Youth Problem Behaviors American Psychologist, 58, 457-465
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19th and 20th Centuries Americans

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In this regard, Frye notes that, "The social changes appeared most profoundly to the majority of citizens not in the statistics of gross national product or the growth of technological inventions but in the dramatic occupational changes that faced fathers and sons and mothers and daughters" (1999, p. 4).

The innovations in technology that followed the Industrial evolution also served to shift the emphasis on education for agricultural jobs to more skilled positions as demand for these workers increased (Frye, 1999). In other words, as American society changed, so too did the requirements for American education and the process can be seen to be mutually reinforcing and iterative by Frye's observations concerning the effects of these trends on U.S. society during this period in American history. In this regard, Frye notes that, "With the change in types and numbers of occupations and their focus in towns and cities, other elements…… [Read More]

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Coffey, a. (2001). Education and social change. Philadelphia: Open University Press.

Frye, J.H. (1999). The vision of the public junior college, 1900-1940: Professional goals and popular aspirations. New York: Greenwood Press.

Kaminsky, J.S. (1999). A new history of educational philosophy. Westport, CT: Greenwood

Press.
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Race and Revolution by Gary

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In fact, the American evolution may have served to assert the natural rights of some people, but those people were limited to a class of white males.

It is important to keep in mind that one of the ideological underpinnings of the evolution was a challenge to imperialist ideals, and race-based oppression and slavery had long been major parts of the imperial system. Despite that, it is unfair to characterize Britain as pro-slavery, as the British began to embrace abolitionist sentiments prior to the evolution. In fact, British Imperialists struggled with the concept of slavery, because of the fact that denying the right to own slaves was viewed as economic oppression by many white colonists, because, without slavery, the cash crops that made colonies profitable were difficult, if not impossible, to harvest (Brown, 1999). They began by attempting to limit the import of slaves into the colonies, something that they…… [Read More]

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Appleby, J. (1976). Liberalism and the American Revolution, New England Quarterly, 49(1), 3-

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Brown, C.L. (1999). Empire without slaves: British concepts of Emancipation in the age of the American Revolution, the William and Mary Quarterly, 56(2), 273-306.

Freehling, W.W. (1972). The founding fathers and slavery, the American Historical Review,
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Alexander Stephens Cornerstone Speech

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Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens' "Cornerstone Speech"

The Civil War was by far the most costly war in terms of human life ever fought by the United States, and the events that precipitated this conflict on U.S. soil included the succession of seven Southern states by March 1861 to form the Confederate States of America. With President Jefferson Davis leading the way, his vice president, Alexander Stephens, delivered a speech in support of the Southern cause including assurances that the new constitution was an improvement on the old, and that commercial enterprises were free to engage in interstate and international commerce at their discretion. Citing concerns over Northern superiority in infrastructure that would make prosecuting the war challenging, the vice president also assured his audience that enormous investments had already been made throughout the South and that more would be made in the future. In sum, this speech was a…… [Read More]

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Cliff Is Assuming Decreases in Revenues Are

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Cliff is assuming decreases in revenues are decreasing needed revenue for new projects. With a new product launch, the company would be able to regain market share and revenues.

Pat is assuming a new product to identify customers by retinal scan, track information about customers, and deliver real time reports would give substantial ROI and provide revenues for the future, the product could be launched on the $400K budget with refined features, should be implemented by the August deadline without problem, a prototype product with incomplete features will still satisfy customers, Kelly is set in his ways and refuses to change, and Kelly is not being realistic about the capabilities of his existing employees.

Kelly is assuming the company is not equipped to do the product launch and still serve existing customers with the reduced staff, continually holding meetings is a waste of time because of arguments, can only create…… [Read More]

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Role of Research in Social Work Research

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ole of esearch in Social Work

esearch assists in placing social work in its changing political and social context. This implies the ability to define social work's current environment in terms of dynamics like society and politics. esearch assists in establishing a knowledge base and professional status of social work, for example it assisted in establishing evidence-based practice. esearch also assists in analyzing population-based research that identifies people at risk in social work (Leece & Leece, 2010). This is because is assists social workers to understand clients in their social contexts, give voice to clients. Overall, research provides epistemological and value issues that define the nature and purpose of social work.

Social Worker's need to understand research

The main reason social workers need to understand research is to understand effective use of scientific evidence on the social services they offer to clients. esearch assists the social worker to investigate social…… [Read More]

References

Allen, R., & Earl, B. (2009). Essential Research Methods for Social Work. 2nd ed., Belmont, CA:

Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning.

Leece, J., & Leece, D. (2010). Personalization: Perceptions of the Role of Social Work in a World of Brokers and Budgets. The British Journal of Social Work, 41(2), 204-223.

Regnerus Mark. (2012). How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study. Social Science Research
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Break Out of War in Afghanistan and

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break out of war in Afghanistan and Iraq propelled alarming forecasts about its most likely psychiatric effects. he chief of recuperation or readjustment therapy services at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) asserted that as high as 30% of soldiers deployed to Iraq may establish posttraumatic tension ailment (PSD) (Dentzer, 2003), a disorder that can arise following experience of gruesome, dangerous occasions, such as battle, natural catastrophes, and rape. PSD patients do not simply remember their injury; they reexperience it as vibrant sensory recollections (flashbacks), horror stories, and invasive ideas. hey feel reduced or small and mentally detached from the family, friends and loved ones, yet likewise stressful, cranky, and hyper-vigilant as if risk were permanently present.

Psychiatry ratified the PSD medical diagnosis in 1980, mainly in feedback to the belated awareness of its signs in Vietnam veterans whose troubles had actually long been improperly comprehended and dealt with. Undoubtedly,…… [Read More]

Trochim, W. (2006). The Research Methods Knowledge Base, 3rd ed. Cincinnati, OH: Atomic Dog Publishing.

Vogt, Dawne S.; Samper, Rita E.; King, Daniel W.; King, Lynda A.; Martin, James A. (2008). Deployment stressors and posttraumatic stress symptomatology: Comparing active duty and National Guard/Reserve personnel from Gulf War I. Journal of Traumatic Stress. Vol. 21 Issue 1, p66-74. 9p.

Yin, R.K. (2008) Case study research: design and methods. 4th ed. London: Sage Publication Inc.
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Social Promotion or School Retention

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This implies that through this study, the educators can get some assistance while they make the decision of retaining or promoting the failing students by considering the effects of both in detail. Since this is a qualitative study and not a quantitative one, from the data that is collected, it will be possible for us to build up a theory and then further studies can be conducted to confirm the theory about the effects of social promotion or retention and about the alternative ways that can be adopted to counter these effects. It should be made sure that information is given in a natural setting and the data is allowed to flow in any time. Once the information is collected it will be analyzed and compared with other studies of the same sort (Leedy and Ormod, 2010).

Expected Conclusion

As mentioned earlier in the paper, the main purpose of this…… [Read More]

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Aldridge, J. And Goldman, R. (2007).Current Issues and Trends In Education. p. 140-144.

Denton, D. (2001). Finding alternatives to failure: Can states end social promotion and reduce retention rates-http://www.sreb.org/programs/srr/pubs/alternatives/AlternativesToFailure.pdf

Greene, Jay (2008). Pro-con On Social Promotion.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Hager, Lindsay (2013).Pros and Cons of Social Promotion.Social Promotion vs. Retention.
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Saul Kripke Starts His Work by Expressly

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Saul Kripke starts his work by expressly emphasizing the purpose of his argumentation. The paper is a "puzzle about names and beliefs." The first section of the paper deals with the philosophical background that will help put the puzzle in a proper framework. Kripke discusses Millianism and Fregeanism as two philosophical currents that attempt to understand semantics, the meaning of names and what names actually confer to an individual or a thing.

Millianism supports the idea that a name has no other attribute than the fact that it helps identify an object. The name is nothing more than a referent: it does not give any attributes or a further understanding of the characteristics of the object. According to Millianism, the name is not a description, it is simply a tag. In this situation, names are substitutable in statements, including in beliefs. If S=B, then if A believes that'd can fly,…… [Read More]

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Balch and Lewis Study

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Music-Dependent Memory

The study conducted by William Balch and Benjamin Lewis is indented to analyze the extent to which music-dependent-memory fits into the overall and greater category of context-dependent-memory (CDM). The term is defined by the authors of the study as referring to "a change in context or environment that causes some of the material learned in the original context to be forgotten" (Balch and Lewis, 1996). This aspect of research is important because it places music-dependent-memory in context and provides a view on the role music may have in stocking information on the short and long run. Most importantly, though, the aim of the research included testing a variety of elements that would or would not influence the memory. These include context, tempo, type of music, and even the mood induced by the music. According to the researchers, these aspects can influence memory and be seen as factors that…… [Read More]

Reference

Balch, W. And Benjamin S. Lewis. "Music-Dependent Memory: The Roles of Tempo Change and Mood Mediation" in Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 1996, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 1354-1363.
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Bias With Stock Recommendations Following

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As Mokoaleli-Mokoteli et al. (2009) point out, though, previous research has confirmed that while it is accurate to suggest that analysts provide optimistic reports on the majority of the stocks they include in their analytical portfolios, such recommendations do not routinely affect the market in any substantive way. According to these researchers, "After accounting for risk and transaction costs, investors do not earn better than average returns from following analysts' stock recommendations" (Mokoaleli-Mokoteli et al., 2009, p. 388). There is also the matter of the human propensity to be overly optimistic in those situations where there are complex issues involved, a tendency that has also been well documented in the scholarly research (Mokoaleli-Mokoteli et al., 2009). According to Mokoaleli-Mokoteli and his colleagues, "Both analyst overoptimism, as measured by the tone of their report, and conflicts of interest distinguish between new buy and new sell recommendations. This is consistent with the…… [Read More]

References

Cao, J. & Kohlbeck, M. (2011). Analyst quality, optimistic bias, and reactions to major news. Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, 26(3), 502 -- 526.

Mokoaleli-Mokoteli, T., Taffler, R.J. & Agarwal, V. (2009, April/May). Behavioural bias and conflicts of interest in analyst stock recommendations. Journal of Business

Finance & Accounting, 36(3) & (4), 384 -- 418.
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Ratio Analysis Etc On Apple Inc

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Apple: atio and SWOT Analysis

Financial Trend Comparison

atio Category: Liquidity atios

In basic terms, liquidity ratios demonstrate a company's ability to settle its obligations (short-term) if and when they fall due. To begin with, from the computations, it is clear that Apple's current ratio has consistently been less than the industry average. Hence for short-term creditors, this could be an issue of concern as the trend increases their risk. Further, a look at the company's cash ratio shows that the firm could have difficulties settling its current obligations if payment for the same was demanded immediately. Generally, most (if not all) the company's relevant liquidity ratios fall below the industry average. Hence going forward, the company could find it hard accessing short-term-credit from creditors.

atio Category: Asset atios

Asset turnover ratios are basically used as pointers of a company's level of efficiency when it comes to asset utilization. Apple's…… [Read More]

References

Apple (2010). Business Conduct: The Way We Do Business Worldwide. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from:

http://phx.corporateir.net/External.File?item=UGFyZW50SUQ9NTQ1NTF8Q2hpbGRJRD0tMXxUeXBlPTM=&t=1

Morris, M.H., Kuratko, D.F. & Covin, J.G. (2010). Corporate Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Cengage Learning.

Yahoo Finance (2011). Competitors: Direct Competitor Comparison. Retrieved November 10, 2011, from Yahoo Finance website:  http://finance.yahoo.com/q/co?s=AAPL+Competitors
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Brand Extension the Disadvantages of Employing Brand

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Brand Extension

The disadvantages of employing brand extension strategy

This work compeers and contrasts the merits and demerits of implementing brand extension a s a growth strategy by various firms. This is done by means of practical examples. In the end of the debate, the paper indicates why it is better to adopt the extension strategy as opposed to shunning it due to its numerous demerits. A discussion of the key points is presented and then a final conclusion to hammer out the reason for the need to implement the strategy

Brand extension, which entails the use of a given brand name which is established in a given product class in entering another product class is noted to be hugely beneficial to several organizations (Tauber,1988).Keller (2003) pointed out that the concept of brand extension is clearly defined whenever a given firm employs an established brand name in the introduction of…… [Read More]

References

Aaker, D.A. (2004). Brand Portfolio Strategy. New York: Free Press.

Aaker, D.A.; Keller, K.L. (1990) Consumer Evaluations of Brand Extensions, Journal of Marketing, Vol. 54, No. 1, pp. 27-41.

Bhat, S., & Reddy, S.K. (2001). The impact of parent brand attribute associations and affect on brand extension evaluation. Journal of Business Research, 53, 111-22

Chen, K.F., & Lue, C.M. (2004). Positive Brand extension trial and choice of parent brand. Journal of Product and Brand Management, 13(1), 25-36.
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Company Called Ypf The Company Is Noted

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company called YPF. The company is noted to suffer from several problems associated with culture change and the need to remain competitive. We therefore begin this work by presenting a problem statement as well as a presentation of the specific problems that affects the operations of the company. We then proceed to the presentation of the alternatives solution for each of the problems that are facing the company. A conclusion is then presented on how to best tackle the issues of organizational change (change management strategies). An implementation of the solution to the problems is then presented in a detailed and systematic manner.

YPF S.A is a company which has undergone a series of changes to its leadership, organizational processes, business processes as well as organizational policies since its inception. In this paper, we present an in-depth analysis of the organization. The company is noted to suffer from several problems…… [Read More]

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Bass, M., & Avolio, B. (1992). Developing transformational leadership: 1992 and beyond.Journal of European Industrial Training, 14, 21-37.

Barney, J. (1986). Organizational culture. Academy of Management Review, 11(3), 656-665.

Benabou, Roland & Tirole, Jean, 2003. "Incentives and Prosocial Behavior," IDEI Working Papers 389, Institut d'Economie Industrielle (IDEI)
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Blum-Dimaya A Reeve S A Reeve K F &

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Blum-Dimaya, a., Reeve, S.A., Reeve, K.F. & Hoch, H. (2010).

Teaching childen with autism to play a video game using activity schedules and game-embedded simultaneous video modeling. Education & Teatment of Childen,

33(3), 351-355.

The topic of this study was to identify age- and skill-appopiate activities fo childen with autism using a video game platfom and the popula video game, "Guita Heo II" to impove social skills and quality of life.

The authos emphasize that age-appopiate skills ae an impotant fo childen with developmental disabilities such as autism because these skills satisfy habilitative equiements that have been shown to impove quality of life. Theefoe, childen with autism who ae capable of playing games with thei pees enjoy additional chances to inteact and acquie the social skills they need as well as oppotunities to impove thei hand-eye coodination and othe moto skills. Despite the poven efficacy of teaching age-appopiate skills to…… [Read More]

reference lists from eligible studies were also reviewed to identify suitable studies. Finally, although the literature review was mainly focused on peer-reviewed journal articles, the author reports that she also included books and chapters of books that held specific significance for the purposes of her analysis.

Results: Based on the studies identified as described above, the author developed a useful historical background of autism and the responses by the medical community over time. A similar historical analysis that spans 5 decades is presented concerning the use of music therapy for various disorders concluding with its use for autism disorder interventions. Given the exceptional musical abilities of some autistic children it is not surprising that music therapists were interested its applicability for treating autistic children by the 1950s.

Although the author is quick to point out that music therapy has not been universally acknowledged as an effective intervention for children with autism, its use became increasingly popular during the 1960s and following a 40-year period of trial-and-error, a great deal has been learned that can help guide the use of music therapy for treating children with autism today. During the past 10-year period, Reschke-Hernandez also reports that music therapists have sought to develop evidence-based music therapy approaches that can be used for treating children with autism to help improve the method's credibility among and use by the medical community.

Conclusions: The author concludes her study with a summary of the research, important findings concerning the historical evolution of music therapy and its use as a clinical intervention for children with autism. Following her recommendations for further study, the author adds that the results of this study should serve as a useful snapshot of current thinking about music therapy and its usefulness in treating children with autism.

Teaching Children with Autism to Play a Video Game Using Activity Schedules and Game-Embedded Simultaneous Video Modeling.
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Air Traffic Control Systems in

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46). To date, though, these reforms have not materialized and the air traffic control system remains mired in the FAA bureaucracy (McDougall & oberts, 2008). In this regard, Poole (2008) emphasizes that, "[the air traffic control system] is managed by an unwieldy government bureaucracy, micromanaged by Congress, and subjected to the ups and downs of the federal budget process. And as air travel continues to grow, the air traffic control system is less and less able to keep pace" (p. 11).

Based on the importance of sound air traffic control systems, there have been a number of studies conducted to determine the primary causes of existing air traffic control system deficiencies. The research to date has identified five main causes as follows:

1. Procurement: cumbersome federal procurement processes end up taking five to seven years to acquire new radar and computer systems -- at a time when a new generation…… [Read More]

References

Deitz, S.R. & Thoms, W.E. (1999). Pilots, personality, and performance:

Human behavior and stress in the skies. New York: Quorum Books Jacko, J.A. & Sears, a. (2003). The human-computer interaction handbook:

Fundamentals, evolving technologies, and emerging applications.

Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
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Living Constitutionalism

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Living Constitutionalism

As the leader of the free world, the United States remains in the limelight as the rest of the world keeps a keen eye on how they conduct their affairs. As it appertains to constitutional interpretation, the U.S. has a sound philosophy dubbed 'living constitutionalism.' In the American constitutional dispensation, as in other countries, the letter of the law is unequivocal. That notwithstanding, many agree that every society is dynamic in nature. As such, as society keeps changing, there is a growing need for the constitution to be equally as dynamic in view of various considerations. Implementing and enforcing the letter of the law as stated in constitutional clauses often has its shortcomings. The concept 'Living Constitutionalism' revolves around humanizing the law. By adding the element of humanity in the law, the constitution gains a dynamic element. This idea relates to the view of the society as contemporaneous,…… [Read More]

References List

Alstyne, William Van. 2010. "Clashing Visions of a "Living" Constitution: Of Opportunists and Obligationists." Cato Supreme Court Review 13-26.

Balkin, Jack M. 2012. "Panelist Papers: The Roots of the Living Constitution." Boston University Law Review 92, 4:1129-1160.

Denning, Brannon P. 2011. "Common Law Constitutional Interpretation: A Critique." Constitutional Commentary 27, 3:621-645.

Dodson, Scott. 2008. "A Darwinist View of the Living Constitution." Vanderbilt Law Review 61, 5:1319-1347.
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Law Enforcement and the Social Media

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data collection includes survey form, structured interviews using closed ended questions, and gathering information regarding a sample size appropriate to analyze and draw conclusion on the basis of the research results. The statistical techniques are used for data analysis to analyze collected data in quantitative research methods. The qualitative data is gathered through case study method and open ended question of an unstructured interview from notable sample. The qualitative methods of research are also equally popular in understating the ignored aspects of a topic. The research question discussed below is addressed on the basis of qualitative and quantitates research methodology.

Question 1:

What is the role of social media in affecting law enforcement?

The usage of internet has increased over the past years. Internet technology has encouraged a revolutionary change. Starting form the desktop computers, laptops, handheld computers, to a variety of internet enabled cell phones has created a huge…… [Read More]

References:

Clarke, B. (2012). Deconstructing the rioters: a case study of individuals convicted and sentenced in Greater Manchester. Safer communities, 11(1), 33-39.

Denef, S., Bayerl, P.S., & Kaptein, N. (2013). Social Media and the Police -- Tweeting Practices of British Police Forces during the August 2011 Riots.

Frank, R., Cheng, C., & Pun, V. (2011). Social Media Sites-New Fora for Criminal, Communication, and Investigation Opportunities. Public Safety Canada.

Fresenko, V.L. (2010). Social media integration into state-operated fusion centers and local law enforcement potential uses and challenges (Doctoral dissertation, Monterey, California Naval Postgraduate School).
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Endocrinology Amazing Hormones Counterbalance of Sugar and

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Endocrinology

AMAZING HORMONES

Counterbalance of Sugar and Fat Content between Insulin and Glucagon

Physical survival depends on the sustained availability and use of energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate or ATP from sufficient levels of a substance, called glucose (owen, 2001). The use of energy depends on the varying levels of activity. Hence, the amount of glucose needed for activity likewise varies each day. Too much or too little glucose is damaging to the body, hence the need for some system to regulate the availability of glucose. It must be present at the precise time and amount that it is needed in order to maintain what is called glucose homeostasis. Homeostasis is the tendency of the body to maintain internal stability and balance through the coordinated responses of body parts to stimuli or conditions (owen).

Insulin and Glucagon

The regulation of glucose availability begins with the pancreas, primarily by…… [Read More]

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Biomed (2002). Insulin/glucagons. Brown University. Retrieved on November 25, 2013

from http://biomed.brown.edu/Courses/B1108/B1108_2002_Groups/pancstems/stemcell/insulin_glucagon.htm

Bowen, R.A. (2001). Hormones, receptors and control systems. University of Colorado.

Retrieved on November 25, 2013 from  http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/endocrine/basics/index.html
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Religious Hospitals

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JGH Profile

Privacy

The author of this report is asked to profile and otherwise answer questions regarding Canadian company JGH. A description of the services and structure will be offered and then the author will speak of the management theories and practices that the company engages in. How obvious and transparent these practices are will be discussed and whether or not it would be prudent and wise of JGH to continue that strategy. The climate of the organization will be summarized and critiqued as well as the diversity orientation of the firm. While JGH certainly has room for improvement, they are indeed doing many things quite well and they are certainly moving in the right direction.

Questions Answered

JGH stands for Jewish General Hospital, a research hospital based on Montreal, Quebec, Canada. They are a McGill University teaching hospital and their website is tailored to the mixed language disposition of…… [Read More]

References

Brimmer, K. (2012, August 30). Hospitals recognized for promoting overall diversity.

Healthcare Finance News. Retrieved March 30, 2014, from  http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/hospitals-recognized-promoting -overall-diversity

Hopkins. (2014, March 30). Diversity and Inclusion at Johns Hopkins. Diversity and Inclusion at Johns Hopkins. Retrieved March 30, 2014, from  http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/diversity/ 

JGH. (2014, March 30). Jewish General Hospital - Hopital general juif. Jewish General Hospital - Hopital general juif. Retrieved March 30, 2014, from  http://www.jgh.ca/en/home
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Turkle Do Not Believe Everything

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Still, there appears to be a fundamental contradiction within this particular point in this article, as there is in Turkle's. The following quotation from Slater's essay illustrates this point nicely. "How many people eat too much or don't eat enough or have some sort of a mental illness?" asks Thomas Gunderson, a health care analyst with Piper Jaffray & Co. "There's a big market out there." Yet as these devices proliferate, so too will the ethical issues that stick to them like barnacles… there continues to hover fears that DBS could…be used as a management device" (242). The paradoxical nature of both of these quotations, and the ideas that they represent, are fairly apparent. In the latter quotation, one of the marketing benefits of this form of brain surgery is that it can be used for a variety of ailments from too much weight, to too little weight, to mental…… [Read More]

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Precipitating Events Leading to Voluntary

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While triangulation helps improve the dependability and the trustworthiness of the data, qualitative research findings are frequently difficult to transfer to other settings (Neuman, 2003).

2.

Author-identified limitations, implications, and recommendations

a.

Limitations of the study. Qualitative researchers are faced with some formidable limitations, and Von Hagel does a credible job in identifying these. Among the potential limitations cited by Von Hagel were the potential for dishonest replies by the interviewees and the potential for response bias which he explained in detail. The author, though, failed to change the future tense of his "limitations" section which appears to be taken from his proposal for the study (this did not substantively affect the content of this section).

b.

Implications of the study. The analysis of the qualitative data that emerged from the interviews identified previously unknown precipitating events that compelled IT professionals to leave their jobs for better opportunities elsewhere. Given…… [Read More]

References

Creswell, J.W. (2007). Qualitative inquiry and research design: Choosing among five traditions. Sage Publications

Darlington, Y., & Scott, D. (2002). Qualitative research in practice: Stories from the field. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

Iorio, S.H. (2004). Qualitative research in journalism: Taking it to the streets. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Miles, M.B. & Huberman, A.M. (1994). Qualitative data analysis: An expanded sourcebook
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Autonomy Rights and Medical Information

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This step would also require an assessment of the various "what-if" outcomes that might result from sharing the genetic information with the mother only, both the mother and the father, or neither of them.

Step Four

Based on the foregoing considerations, the physician would appear to have an ethical responsibility to share his discovery with the mother, but the decision to share this information with the father should be at the discretion of the mother. This step would require a careful assessment of Hispanic culture's views on these issues and what eventualities might interfere with the decision.

CONCLUSION

One of the unfortunate consequences of the human condition is the need to make tough decisions based on limited information that can have profound consequences. The research showed that patient autonomy is a particularly important area where the outcomes of ethical decisions can have life-or-death implications. The amount of medical information that…… [Read More]

References

Parens, E. & Asch, A. (2000). Prenatal testing and disability rights. Washington, DC:

Bowles, W., Collingridge, M, Curry, S. & Valentine, B. (2006). Ethical practice in social work:

An applied approach. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

Cottone, R.R. & Claus, R.E. (2000). Ethical decision-making models: A review of the literature. Journal of Counseling and Development, 78(3), 275-283.
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Children Raised by Same-Sex Parents Have More

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Children aised by Same-Sex Parents have more Problems than Children aised by Different-Sex or Single Parents

As more and more states legalize same-sex marriages, there is growing concerning among many proponents and critics alike about the effect that these civil unions will have on children. Although many children of same-sex unions are from previous heterosexual unions, adoption is also being used by growing numbers of same-sex partners and new reproductive technologies are providing lesbian couples with the ability to "father" their own children and surrogate mothers are available to gay couples if they have the financial resources. Given the increasing numbers of children who are being raised in same-sex parent households, these are legitimate issues that require further examination to determine if popular thought that children raised by same-sex parents have more problems than children raised by different sex or even single parents. To this end, this paper provides a…… [Read More]

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Allen, D.W. (2006). An economic assessment of same-sex marriage laws. Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, 29(3), 949-951.

Crowl, A., Ahn, S. & Baker, J. (2008). A meta-analysis of developmental outcomes for children of same-sex and heterosexual parents. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 4(3), 385-407.

Somerville, M. (2007). Children's human rights and unlinking child-parent biological bonds with adoption, same-sex marriage and new reproductive technologies. Journal of Family

Studies, 13(2), 179-180.
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Psychology of Consumer Behavior

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Psychology of Consumer Behavior

Over the last several years, the issue of compulsive buying has been increasingly brought to the forefront. This is because a number of individuals are making decisions that are not considered to be financially prudent. Instead, they are based the person feeling good about their purchase in the short-term. This is giving them a sense of emotional satisfaction. However, in the longer periods of time, is when these kinds of decisions can lead to varying financial consequences. As a result, marketers are more likely to target specific segments that are considered to be impulsive.

Two specific groups that were often perused include women and younger adults. This is because a number of studies were indicating, how these two segments are more than likely to engage in compulsive shopping. The main reason why is because women and young adults were often the focus of their surveys. This…… [Read More]

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Men, Women have Similar Rates. (2006). Stanford School of Medicine. Retrieved from:

http://med.stanford.edu/news_releases/2006/october/shopping.html

What is Comparative Effectiveness Research. (2012). AHRQ. Retrieved from:

 http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/index.cfm/what-is-comparative-effectiveness-research1/
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Procter & Gamble Sustainability Strategies

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P&G is looking to make the Supplier Environmental Sustainability Scorecard methodology a global standard (P&G, 2010). To support this effort to make the scorecard a global baseline of sustainability measurement, P&G freely distributes Microsoft Excel models of the methodology and baseline analysis tools from their website. The foundations of the methodology can be seen in Figure 2: Procter & Gamble's Supplier Environmental Sustainability Scorecard Methodology. The key metrics measured include energy, emissions, waste, water and an environmental management system performance ranking that can be used for evaluating supplier performance within and across product categories.

P&G has also differentiated this model by rewarding excellent business performance as measured by the key performance indicators (KPIs) first, while also using the methodology to evaluate areas where performance can be improved. The use of incentives and rewards for the top 400 suppliers at P&G have been announced and are actively being applied to supplier…… [Read More]

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Jacobs, B., & Jordan, M. (2011). Green is the new color of the supply chain. Area Development Site and Facility Planning, 46(4), 29-31. Retrieved from http://www.areadevelopment.com/logisticsInfrastructure/July2011/collaboration-it-green-supply-chains-33638.shtml

Joseph, D. (2010, Score two for sustainability. Fast Company, (150), 54-54. Retrieved from http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/150/score-two-for-sustainability.html

Keyes, B.A., & Sykes, B. (2009). Sustainability's triple bottom line. Chief Executive, (243), 43-45,50. Retrieved from http://www.allbusiness.com/environment-natural-resources/pollution-monitoring/13877640-1.html

P&G launches supplier environmental sustainability scorecard. (2010a, May 12). PR Newswire, pp. n/a. Retrieved from  http://news.pg.com/press-release/pg-corporate-announcements/pg-launches-supplier-environmental-sustainability-scorecard
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Susan Baskin Change in the

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All partners and employees should therefore agree about what is to be done to improve and remedy the company's current situation (owe, p. 1). This can only be done by effective communication.

c. Implementation

A strong communication strategy should be implemented. Because the company is relatively small, communication can occur on an individual or small group basis. It is recommended that communication procedures be initiated with top level staff on an individual basis, while general employees can be addressed in relatively small groups. It is important that these communications occur on an open and two-way basis, with employees invited to ask questions and make recommendations.

IV. Analysis

a.i a further central fact that relates to the company's current situation is that there has been a basic lack of active decision-making by senior partners. This tendency has demonstrated a lack of flexible leadership (Yuki, 2008), where leaders failed to adapt to…… [Read More]

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Papadakis, V.M. (2005). The role of broader context and the communication program in merger and acquisition implementation success. Management Decision, Vol. 23, No. 2. Retrieved from: http://www.lbs.aueb.gr/images/LBS/Downloads/M-a/MA7.pdf

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Yuki, G. (2008, Apr.) the Importance of Flexible Leadership. Retrieved from: http://www.kaplandevries.com/images/uploads/Importance_of_FL_SIOP08Yukl.pdf
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Culturally Competent Is the Psychiatric

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This is reflected in the article under critique- Culturally competent psychiatric nursing care by Wilson (2010).As a consequence, the ever growing body of literature in this context is now extensively used in influencing the healthcare policy at both the local and national levels.

Qualitative researches are noted by Bowling (2002) to be necessary within the primary healthcare whenever researchers need to ask important questions concerning why patients as well as healthcare professionals act in particular way as well as to focus on the feelings, experiences as well as meanings of the participants.

In Wilson's (2010) work, qualitative research was used in providing an accurate description of the characteristics of the culturally competent psychiatric nursing care provided to African-Americans from the viewpoints of the client and the nurse. It is worth noting that the intensive scrutiny that qualitative research has been subjected to has also subjected it to necessary criticism. Isbister…… [Read More]

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Bowling, a. (2002) Research Methods in Health: Investigating Health and Health Services (2nd ed). Buckingham: Open University Press.

Bryman, a. (2001) Social Research Methods.Oxford: University Press.

Campinha-Bacote J. (2003) the Process of Cultural Competency in the Delivery of Healthcare Services: A Culturally Competent Model of Care. Transcultural C.A.R.E. Associates, Cincinnati, OH.

Campinha-Bacote J. (1994).Cultural competence in psychiatric mental health nursing. A conceptual model. Nurs Clin North Am. 1994 Mar;29(1):1-8.