Research Papers on Black Studies

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Research Papers on Black Studies

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  • Black Church's Musical Dynamics

    A 10 page paper which offers a research proposal for studying the dynamics of music in the Black church. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Studies

    A nine page paper which looks at two research studies concerned with the way in which stress and resultant high blood pressure affect Black people, and the different aims and methodologies of the two studies in terms of the quantitative and qualitative approach, the way the which the studies can be used in juxtaposition to provide an overview of the problem, and the applications which they have in the fields of health care and social issues.

  • 2 Journal Articles on Hypertension Reviewed

    A 10 page paper that reviews two journal articles, one a qualitative study and one a quantitative study. Each address high blood pressure in the Black population. The writer also discusses why these studies are important to nurses. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • African American Women and Anorexia Nervosa

    This 7 page paper details the proposed outline for a research study on anorexia in the black American. Proposed research studies are cited, suggested and methodolgy is outlined. Assumed conclusions are offered. All examples quoted from current studies and cited. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Studies

    A nine page paper which looks at two research studies concerned with the way in which stress and resultant high blood pressure affect Black people, and the different aims and methodologies of the two studies in terms of the quantitative and qualitative approach, the way the which the studies can be used in juxtaposition to provide an overview of the problem, and the applications which they have in the fields of health care and social issues.

  • Article on Adolescents and Anger Critiqued Critique of “Anger in Adolescents: Sex, Ethnicity, Age Differences, and Psychometric Properties”

    A 3 page paper reviewing the report of a study seeking to discover how ethnicity, sex and age affect teens’ anger and hostility scales. The authors sought to determine whether the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory (STAXI) is reliable for younger adolescents as well as older ones in which its reliability has been established. The study included children 11-16 years from black, Hispanic and white populations to find that the instrument does appear to be valid with each. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Black Films and Hip Hop Music Videos: Race Representation

    This 13 page paper argues that race identity can be found in Black films and that this identity is not a positive reflection on both Black men or women. This paper argues that women are treated as commodities in hip hop music videos and in some Black films. However, it also points out how this is changing in Black film. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Black Films and Hip Hop Music Videos: Race Representation

    This 13 page paper argues that race identity can be found in Black films and that this identity is not a positive reflection on both Black men or women. This paper argues that women are treated as commodities in hip hop music videos and in some Black films. However, it also points out how this is changing in Black film. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Proposal of Automobile Black Boxes

    A 5 page research paper that takes the form of a proposal to the Ford Motor Co. The writer advocates implementation of a study that would evaluate the use of 'black box' technology on automotive vehicles. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Overview of Recidivism

    In 26 pages the author discusses the subject of recidivism, paying particular to recidivism among blacks in Baltimore, MD. 'The rate of recidivism is high when the problems of the incarcerated individual is not addressed properly. With the disproportionate number of Blacks arrested there is a high rate of recidivism in the Black criminal population of Baltimore, MD. The African-American is getting a bum rap. The criminal justice system gives minorities harsher treatment than others receive.' Bibliography lists 62 sources.

  • Literary Portrayals of Blacks in Works by Eldridge Cleaver, Amiri Baraka, and Zora Neale Hurston

    A 3 page paper which examines how Hurston’s concerns about the representation of blacks in literature in her essay, “What White Publishers Won’t Print” differs from the concerns of Black Arts Movement writers Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) and Eldridge Cleaver. These African-American authors beliefs about black arts and literature should be are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Supermassive Black Holes

    This 6 page paper explores two theories that explain how supermassive black holes are formed. The black hole is defined and explored. Theories about the creation of the universe, and when black holes originated are a part of the discussion. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • HIV/AIDS & African American Women

    A 12 page research paper that offers a detailed analysis of 4 research studies dealing with how to decrease the incidence of HIV/AIDS infection among African American women. Specifically the analysis of these articles looks for factors that should be included in HIV/AIDS prevention measures for black women. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • History and Theology in the Black Church

    This 4 page paper discusses the history and theology of the black church. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Maya Angelou: Million Man March

    This 3 page paper explicates Angelou’s poem about the black experience. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Maya Angelou: Million Man March

    This 3 page paper explicates Angelou’s poem about the black experience. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Overview of Primordial Black Holes

    A good, 6 page overview of the phenomena of primordial black holes. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • African American Stereotypes and Cinematic Semiotics

    This is a 7 page paper discussing the semiotics of the black film genre. Certain cinematic codes are used in films to portray semiotics or symbolism to the cinematic audience. Some of the most significant of these can be found in the African American film genre which has changed significantly in its symbolic representation over the years. Originally, blacks in films were stereotyped blatantly and retained the status of the servant to the white man, similar to a Mammy’s role in “Gone With the Wind”. After the cultural revolution took place in the 1960s, Blaxploitation evolved as a black film genre which symbolized the new empowerment felt by the black American population. Blaxploitation, although popular with black audiences, did not have a long life span however and African Americans in films in the 1980s were once again relegated to “buddy” or comic relief roles as support to white actors who retained the leading roles. The black film genre changed again in the 1990s when many films were released showing the urban blight, violence and discrimination experienced by blacks. Again, the genre was filled heavily with stereotypes and the symbolic roles of blacks in American society although the stereotype has changed. Recently, film makers have decided to use more subtle approaches to symbolize the African American in today’s society. This approach has lead to films such as “Devil in a Blue Dress” which explores the subtle cultural differences found in African Americans rather than blatant stereotypes and also new films which spoof the previous stereotypes depicted which in effect erases cinematic coding of black roles. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Battle of Algiers and Black Hawk Down

    This 10 page research paper contrasts and compares 2 films: The Battle of Algiers and Black Hawk Down. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Maya Angelou: Million Man March

    This 3 page paper explicates Angelou’s poem about the black experience. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Story Significance of Joyce Carol Oates's 'Black Water'

    A 3 page paper which examines the significance of the story “Black Water” by Joyce Carol Oates. No additional sources cited.

  • James Cone/Black Theology

    A 9 page research paper/essay that summarizes and reacts to James Cone's text A Black Theology of Liberation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Black Snow by Liu Heng

    An 8 page analysis of Liu Heng’s work Black Snow. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • European Economy and the Black Death

    A 4 page paper which examines what affect the Black Death had on Europe’s economy. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • 'Passing' and the Harlem Renaissance

    A 5 page paper connecting the prevalence of the theme of black people 'passing' for white in the 1920s with the way black literature emulated white modernism during the same period. The paper concludes that in both cases, white culture was seen as superior and desirable. Both a bibliography listing seven sources and endnotes are appended to the paper.

  • Enlightenment Modernity and Black Politics

    This 5 page report discusses the parallels between the origins and evolution of Black politics and the Enlightenment's project of modernity. The shift from 'modernity' to 'post-modernity' has been duplicated in the process that resulted in the development of modern politics for the African American community in the United States. Parallels between the emergence of Black politics in the U.S. and the entire process of 'modern' thinking actually can be compared to the development of the 'Enlightenment' of earlier centuries and its focus on 'modernity.' Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Free Black Men and the Reconstruction in South Carolina

    8 pages in length. When the Reconstruction Period arrived, it looked as though blacks of South Carolina were going to gain even more rights alongside the emancipation that had already taken place; however, it actually proved to represent a time of much disappointment for many. The writer discusses the fact that it was not so much that laws were not in place as a means by which to protect blacks from the injustices once faced, but those laws were often ignored by the whites. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Stereotype Cause And Effect On The Black Population

    4 pages in length. The marginalizing factor associated with stereotypes leaves many minority populations with a sense of self-defeat and the inability to overcome what many hold as accurate attitudes. The black population is particularly prone to this type of social thinking, inasmuch as blacks are hit with a disproportionate number of stereotypical allegations that make the entire population out to be thieving, lazy, dumb womanizers who have no value for themselves or anyone else. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Token Whites in the Works of Zora Neale Hurston

    A 6 page analysis of Jonah's Gourd Wine, Guilded Six-Bits, Sweat, Spunk, Drenched in Light, & John Reddding Goes to Sea -- looking at how Hurston uses the white token to bring about the black experience in regards to separatism and belonging--from a societal viewpoint. The paper discusses Hurston's goals of bringing together both societies for an egalitarian purpose rather than promote a separatist viewpoint for either black or white society.

  • AIDS and the Bubonic Plague

    In this insightful 5 page essay, the writer discusses similarities between the Bubonic, or 'Black Plague' (a.k.a. 'Black Death') of the 14th century, and the modern-day A.I.D.S. crisis. Public health and social issues are taken into consideration as they relate to each of the two societies discussed. Stereotypes, discrimination, and popular fears are analyzed as well. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Autobiographical 'Black Boy' by Richard Wright

    A 5 page analysis of Richard Wright's autobiographical account of his youth, in which he recounts what it was like to grow up male and black in the South during the first half of the twentieth century. It is a story of rage, fear, and oppression. Although he lived in a culture that had a well-defined place for him, a place that was based on the assumption that blacks were inferior‹sub-human, even‹Richard Wright never assimilated into himself the idea that he was inferior in any way to the whites that surrounded him. No additional sources cited.

  • Milkman Character in Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

    This 5 page report discusses “Song of Solomon” and Morrison’s depiction of Milkman, the main character, as a vague and drifting man, determined to avoid the realities of his father’s world, who evolves into a person with legitimate substance. Ultimately, he learns the most important life lessons all humans, black and white, must learn. Regardless of what underlying messages that are presented about relationships and interwoven karma in “Song of Solomon,” it is still the story of a spoiled young black man trying to find his place in society. No secondary sources.

  • Poetry of Langston Hughes

    A 7 page analysis of the poetry of African American poet Langston Hughes. The writer argues, citing several poems, that Hughes eloquently used black vernacular as well as the African American musical idioms of blues and jazz to celebrate the suffering and the beauty in black life. No additional sources cited.

  • Taste of Power by Elaine Brown

    A 5 page analysis of the autobiography of Elaine Brown, who briefly led the Black Panthers in the early 1970s. Brown offers a revealing look into the dynamics of an organization that symbolized the militant left in the Civil Rights movement, the organization that FBI director J. Edgar Hoover referred to as the greatest internal threat facing American national security. Brown's frank discourse reveals the sexism that was inherent in the black power politics of this organization. No other sources cited.

  • 'Black Magic' by Dudley Randall

    A 3 page essay that explicates "Black Magic" by Dudley Randall, which is also known by the title "Blackberry Sweet." The writer argues that this homage to the beauty of a young black woman is in the tradition of English seduction poems. No additional source cited.

  • 'Blackberry Sweet' by Dudley Randall

    A 3 page essay that explicates this seduction poem by Dudley Randall. Also known as "Black Magic," this poem concerns Randall's description of a black girl's beauty and the effect that this has on the poet. No additional sources cited.

  • God of the Oppressed by James H. Cone

    A 5 page book review that examines Cone's theological stance in his text God of the Oppressed. In this volume, Cone argues that there are fundamental differences between black Christian theology and white theology. Cone presents a well-structured and articulate theological perspective that demonstrates how African Americans perceive scripture and the basic precepts of Christian dogma. In so doing, he makes an excellent case for the argument that black theology is fundamentally different from the perspective advocated by is white counterparts. No other sources cited.

  • James H. Cone's Teachings in A Black Theology of Liberation

    A 3 page discussion of the teachings of James H. Cone. Cone presents a unique perspective of black theology, a perspective which is intended to overcome racism and to bond blacks together not only so they can reap the eventual reward of heaven but also so that they can enjoy an immediate improved status in their everyday lives. No additional sources are listed.

  • Does Hip Hop Harm Black Americans?

    A 7 page research paper that addresses how to perceive hip hop: Does commercial hip hop harm Black Americans in its focus on and glorification of racist, negative images; or does it primarily represent a reflection of Black experience that mainstream America does not want to face? This examination of literature explores this topic in order to determine a reasonable response to these questions. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Protests Against Black History Month

    A 3 page paper that summarizes and analyzes three essays that protest the institution of Black History Month. In general, these authors argue that black history should be taught throughout the year, rather than in just one month. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Pacific Northwest Immigration of Blacks and History Lessons

    A 5 page discussion of the problems black immigrants to the Pacific Northwest have faced. The author asserts that the deep societal prejudice and the discrimination that resulted has had long term impacts for black immigrants and their descendants. A complimentary annotated bibliography is included. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Harlem's Musical Renaissance Reflected in Josephine Baker and Diana Ross

    A 7 page paper that compares Josephine Baker and Diana Ross and the contribution that each has made to the advancement of African American music. Included is a discussion of the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s and the effect this era had on black entertainment. Also included is a brief history of the changes that have shaped African American music from the time of the Harlem Renaissance to the present. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Civil Rights Movement and the Role of African American Women

    A 5 page paper that discusses the behind-the-scene roles that black women played in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and how these roles supplied the support and strength to carry this movement forward. Also discussed is the triple burden of oppression that these women have labored under, a burden consisting of not only racial prejudice, but gender and class prejudice as well. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Film Portrayal of Schizophrenia

    A 6 page paper that offers a psychoanalysis of the film, Black Swan. Billed as a psychodrama, the film records a ballerina’s descent into madness. The general consensus was that the character had developed schizophrenia. Through the research, this paper demonstrates that she did not necessarily have schizophrenia. She certainly had psychotic breaks but she exhibited symptoms and behaviors of a vast assortment of disorders and illnesses. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Websites on Black History and Information Verification

    A 5 page research paper that contrasts and compares sites on black history. An Internet site entitled "History Notes" lists numerous articles by Runoko Rashidi. Two of these articles were selected for comparison with other Internet sites for verification of information and to discern if contradictions exist between the articles selected and other Internet sources. The two articles chosen were "Ancient Africa and Early Rome" and "The Moors in Europe." Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • African American Education Throughout History

    In this 4 page paper, the writer encapsulates the struggle for education for black children between Colonial America and the 1930s. Major persons, dates and events are presented. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • U.S. History from 1960 to the Present Time

    (11 pp) This tutorial exercise examines history and policies of blacks, women and Indians within a thirty year time span. The presidencies of Reagan and Johnson are examine, as are some generalities concerning domestic and foreign policy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • A History of Blacks in America From the Oppression of Slavery to the Civil Rights' Movement

    An 8 page review of African American rights from pre-Civil war years to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Identifies the causes of the Civil War and its relation to black emancipation. Discusses changes in U.S. law and policy and the actions of individuals like Andrew Johnson, Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells, W.E.B. Dubois, Frederick Douglass, John F.Kennedy, Lyndon B, Johnson, and Martin Luther King Junior in regard to instituting social change. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Erikson as Applied to Poe

    A 6 page paper. The writer uses some of the little of what is known about Poe's behaviors and events in his early life to discuss his personality development according to Erikson's theory. The Black Cat is the story used for examples. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Film Portrayal of Schizophrenia

    A 6 page paper that offers a psychoanalysis of the film, Black Swan. Billed as a psychodrama, the film records a ballerina’s descent into madness. The general consensus was that the character had developed schizophrenia. Through the research, this paper demonstrates that she did not necessarily have schizophrenia. She certainly had psychotic breaks but she exhibited symptoms and behaviors of a vast assortment of disorders and illnesses. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Baseball's Color Barrier and Jackie Robinson

    A 4 page biography/report on the life and accomplishments of Jackie Robinson-- the American baseball player known for 'breaking the color barrier' and becoming the first Black player to gain widespread acceptance playing for a Major League team. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Domestic Violence and African Americans

    A 3 page consideration of the factors that contribute to domestic violence. While blacks might seem more prone to domestic violence, numerous factors are at play in creating that suggestion. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Tan, Orwell and Baldwin: Language

    A 4 page paper which examines “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan, “Politics and the English Language” by George Orwell, and “If Black Language Isn’t a Language, The Tell Me, What Is?” by James Baldwin and then examines their discussions of language and identity, and language as political. No additional sources cited.

  • How Did the New Left Lead to the Rise of the New Right?

    This 5 page paper uses the book “The Movements of the New Left, 1950-1975” to argue that it was the rise of the New Left and their battle for equal rights for all (gays, women, blacks) that led to the rise of the New Right to oppose them. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Literature about the Blues and Jazz

    This 8 page paper looks at blues and jazz literature. The paper starts by examining what is meant by blues literature and then uses examples from the poetry of Sterling Plumpp, short stories by John Clellon Holmes, Langston Hughes and Josef Skvorecky before looking at Alice Walkers book and film The Color Purple. The thesis of the paper is that blues may originate and be a part of black culture, it reflects the experiences of the oppressed, whatever race they may be. The bibliography cites 4 sources

  • Staff Sergeant Ruben Rivers

    This 3 page paper discusses SSG Ruben Rivers, who was recommended for the Medal of Honor for his heroism in 1944, but did not receive the medal until 1997 (posthumously) . The paper argues that the delay can be traced to Rivers’ race: he is black. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • America and Being Black and Female

    This 9 page paper discusses the issue of being black and female in the United States, as percieved by Alice Walker and Zora Neale Hurston in their various writings. Loads of quotes and examples given from texts. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • The Bear Comes Home by Rafi Zabor and Jazz

    A six page paper on Rafi Zabor’s fascinating novel about a bear who plays alto sax. The paper shows how Zabor’s use of a performing bear as a protagonist is an allegory for the traditional position of the black person in the arts; it also describes the strong bond between the jazz and literature. Bibliography lists four sources.

  • Dyson: Come Hell or High Water

    This 3 page paper discusses the concept of framing as explained by Michael Eric Dyson in his book “Come Hell or High Water,” and shows how that concept was used to denigrate blacks in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • The Color of Water by McBride and Racism

    This 5 page paper looks at the autobiographical account with a focus on this black man's white, Jewish mother. The theme of racism are explored. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • A Review of Pat Conroy's Novel, 'The Water is Wide'

    A 5 page review of "The Water is Wide", a novel chronicling the experiences of writer and educator Pat Conroy in 1969 on the near deserted island of Yamacraw off the South Carolina coast. Relates Conroy's trials, tribulations, and successes when charged with educating a largely illiterate group of student consisting of black fifth graders and older students. Recounts his innovative methods and perseverance which serve as an example to educators of the fact that one man can make a difference. No additional sources are listed.

  • Black Noise by Tricia Rose

    A 7 page research paper that offers a comprehensive overview of this text. The writer summarizes this book, chapter by chapter, and how it offers a detailed analysis of rap music and its relationship to black culture in contemporary America. No additional sources cited.

  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Comparison/Contrast

    A 7 page paper which compares and contrasts Maya Angelou’s poem I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings to the life and experiences of a white male teaching in a Black school. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Interracial Relationships

    A 7 page paper that begins with the data regarding interracial marriages in the U.S. The major focus of this essay is white men with black women but it also includes information about the converse. The essay reports comments from other authors about the acceptance of interracial relationships. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun: A Sociology Paper

    In this 4-page paper, the music video for Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun is looked at through the symbolic interactionism perspective in sociology. There are 2 references.

  • Black Holes

    An 8 page discussion of this fascinating astronomical phenomenon. This paper emphasizes that we know black holes exist not because that we can see them but rather because we can observe their effects. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Examination of Black Holes

    An 8 page paper which describes black holes and examines their increased importance in astrophysics of the 20th and 21st centuries. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Websites on Black History and Information Verification

    A 5 page research paper that contrasts and compares sites on black history. An Internet site entitled "History Notes" lists numerous articles by Runoko Rashidi. Two of these articles were selected for comparison with other Internet sites for verification of information and to discern if contradictions exist between the articles selected and other Internet sources. The two articles chosen were "Ancient Africa and Early Rome" and "The Moors in Europe." Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Importance of Black History Month for African American Youth

    A 5 page paper which illustrates why Black History Month is important for the African Americna youth to learn and celebrate. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Anti Abortion's Normative Argument

    This 4 page paper analyzes the argument presented in Steven Ertelt's article: Pro-Life Advocate Says Abortion Unfairly Targets the Black Community. Quotes cited from text. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Insight into the Black Panthers

    8 pages about the Black Panther party of the 1960's and 70's. Discusses their role, their purpose, and the government's "plot" to exterminate them. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Meaning of 'Daddy' by Sylvia Plath

    A 3 page essay that analyzes the meaning behind Sylvia Plath's poem "Daddy." The writer points out that throughout the poem, images of men jumble together, some of her father, some of her ex-husband, some that present attempts by Plath to understand her father through his Germanic background. Collectively, along with the intentionally schoolgirl-like rhymes, the poem conveys the black desperation of a lost little girl, which definitely was Plath's psychic state at that time. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Culture Problems in Black Critics and Kings by Andrew Apter and Writing Women's Worlds by Lila Abu Lughod

    5 pages in length. Lila Abu-Lughod's "Writing Women's Worlds" and Andrew Apter's "Black Critics and Kings" are both indicative of the prolific writers' inherent ability to pursue even the most complex of cultural concepts. Not unlike their myriad other works, which also serve to address the issues of culture, Abu-Lughod and Apter appeal to the innermost recesses of the reader's soul in their attempt to overcome the significant barriers each author clearly identifies. The writer discusses how each author addresses the issues of culture in relation to their respective books. No additional sources cited.

  • Middle Ages and Social Structure of Europe

    This 8 page paper provides a slew of information on life in Medieval Europe, with a focus on social structure. Gender is discussed as well. The way in which outcasts coped is also included as is the effect that the black death had on society. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio

    A 5 page research paper that examines The Decameron, by fourteenth century Italian storyteller, poet and humanist Giovanni Boccaccio. The writer argues that this work serves as a window in time that reveals to modern readers the world of the Middle Ages and the horror that engulfed that world with the coming of the Black Death, as well as the social changes that this instigated. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Evolution Of Gospel Music In America

    A 7 page paper that presents the history and evolution of gospel music beginning with music created by slaves. The name of this music also changed from anthem to spiritual to gospel over the years. The essay comments on the separation of white gospel music and black gospel music and identifies some of the pioneers in this field as well as more contemporary performers as gospel transitioned to mainstream. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Life and Works of Lorraine Hansberry

    A 5 page look at this young black playwright's life in terms of Anne Cheney's 1984 biography. The paper isolates five pivotal events in Hansberry's life that made her the remarkable woman she was. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Impact of the Black Plague on Chivalry, Feudalism

    A 6 page research paper/essay that examines the context of the Black Plague and the tremendous impact that it had on feudal society. The writer also includes brief mention of a film, A Knight's Tale. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Depiction of Women in The Color Purple by Alice Walker

    A 3 page paper which examines how the women in Alice Walker's novel "The Color Purple" suffer because they are black, impoverished and women. No additional sources cited.

  • SoBeä Beverages' Marketing Plan

    A 5 page marketing plan for an existing product. SoBeä Beverages is a line of ready to serve drinks that spans the gap between soft drink and 'health food.' SoBeä capitalizes on the trend toward other flavors than traditional colas and lemon-limes in such products as their black tea, energy elixirs, cranberry-grapefruit combinations and others, but does so with the addition of herbal ingredients such as ginseng, ginkgo, guarana and echinacea. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Topsy Stereotyping in Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

    A 10 page essay analyzing the characterization of this little girl in Harriet Beecher Stowe's classic work. The paper concludes that Harriet Beecher Stowe intended to show through her portrayal of Topsy that blacks are not inherently morally bankrupt, but simply unsaved souls who have never been shown the true path to salvation. Thus it was intended to be a symbol, not a realistic characterization. Bibliography lists 4 additional sources.

  • Christ Symbolism in Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

    A 6 page essay analyzing the title character of Harriet Beecher Stowe's work. It points out that Uncle Tom was never intended to be realistic, because he is a symbol for Christ and therefore for the holiness of the black man. Numerous correspondences between the life of Christ and the Uncle Tom narrative are provided. Bibliography lists 3 additional sources.

  • Women's Rights and the U.S. Constitution's Fourteenth Amendment

    A 7 page paper discussing the 14th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The writer discusses the context of this amendment in current times as it relates to equality, women's rights, relevant social programs, etc; It is ultimately concluded that although the 14th amendment is the first step towards social reform, and equal rights for all citizens, it will be a long time before those discriminated against -- women, homosexuals, blacks, and other minorities -- are truly considered equal. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • The Traits of a Political Trial

    A 5 page paper that explores this question in light of racial and political currents in regards to four cases: Sacco-Vanzetti, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, The Scottsboro Brothers, and The Black Panthers. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Eliot Asinov's '1919'

    America's Loss of Innocence.' Book offers evidence that key events such as the passing of the Valstead Act, the Black Sox scandal, and the U.S. decision not to join the league of nations contributed to this nation's 'loss of innocence.' 6 pages in length, Bibliography lists 5 supporting sources.

  • Mutiny on the Amistad by Howard Jones

    A 5 page analysis of Howard Jones' account of the Amistad case, in which black captives seized control of a slave ship in the early 1800s and tried to return to Africa. The writer argues that Jones demonstrates how the repercussions of the Amistad case went far beyond its immediate effect on the defendants, but rather affected the course of the American abolitionist movement, foreign relations with Spain, and the perspective that those involved toward the legal system of the US. No additional sources cited.

  • England's Black Plague

    A 5 page research paper that examines how the Black Plague affected social change in English society. The writer demonstrates that the sudden reduction of the English population by roughly one-third created a severe labor shortage. This shortage, while it greatly enhanced the value of the labor of the peasantry, also speeded up the processes of change and ultimately contributed to the decline of feudalism. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Research Methods, Quantitative vs. Qualitative

    This is a 20 page paper comparing and contrasting qualitative and quantitative research methods. Qualitative research methods are considerably different from those of quantitative research methods. Qualitative research methods are considered to be more dynamic, interactive and holistic in their approach than quantitative methods which are considered more deductive in their reasoning, objective in their observations, more defined and static in their collection, analysis and reporting. While qualitative methods provide for more narrative and detailed reports of certain phenomenon, quantitative methods allow for the study of larger populations and therefore can allow for more generalizations about a phenomenon. Whichever method is used for a particular study, researchers agree that the method should be appropriate for the subject being studied. Largely, quantitative methods are used in the physical sciences whereas studies in the social sciences lean toward qualitative methods or a combination of both research methods. Both methods are also supported by different aspects of quality, credibility, reliability and validity throughout their methodology. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

  • Love in Geoffrey Chaucer's 'Parliament of Fowles' and 'The Book of the Duchesse'

    A 14 page research paper that argues that love plays a pivotal thematic role in two of Geoffrey Chaucer's greatest poems, The Book of the Duchesse and The Parliament of Fowles. While Chaucer is acknowledged as one of the greatest and most eloquent advocates of love in English literature, in these poems, he qualified his endorsement and dedication to love by placing it within certain institutional and societal boundaries. In The Book of the Duchesse, his elegy of consolation over the death of the Black Knight's lady is couched within the parameters established by the conventions of courtly love. Likewise, while the Parliament of Fowles is a love poem, Chaucer pictures love as susceptible to certain natural laws that should be meticulously followed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Edgar Allan Poe's Writing Style Revealed in His Short Stories and Poetry

    In 5 pages, the author discusses how Edgar Allen Poe's poetry and short stories follow his own advice on how to construct a poem or a short story. Three poems and three short stories have been chosen as an example of this point. The poems that are used as evidence of Poe's unique quality and style, which are proof of his own advice, are 'The Raven,' 'The Bells,' and 'The Haunted Palace.' The short stories that are used as evidence of Poe's unique quality and style, which are also proof of his own advice, are 'Berenice,' 'The Tell Tale Heart,' and 'The Black Cat.' Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Crystal Meth: Effects On Teens And Adults

    6 pages in length. Crystal methamphetamine has had a long and illustrious presence throughout the last half of the twentieth century; for a drug typically prescribed for addressing attention deficit disorders and obesity, crystal meth has been used illegally on the streets to a much greater degree for the artificial high it provides. Known under an abundance of slang terms - not the least of which includes speed, meth, ice, crystal, chalk, crank, tweak, uppers, black beauties, glass, bikers coffee, methlies quick, poor man's cocaine, chicken feed, shabu, stove top, trash, go-fast, yaba, and yellow bam - crystal meth has served to perpetuate the nation's addiction problem along with cocaine and according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is ranked the second most commonly used drug behind alcohol and marijuana. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Film Review of Diary of a Mad Black Woman

    A 5 page film review/summation of Diary of a Mad Black Woman (directed by Darren Grant for Lions Gate, 2005). The writer argues that this film tries to be all things to all people. The film tries hard to be a comedy, as it features the outrageous performance of Tyler Perry, in drag, as the protagonist's grandmother. On the other hand, there are aspects of the film that moralize in a decidedly Christian, conservative, family-values type manner, only to abandon the Christian-context in order to encompass the theme of revenge. Is it a romantic comedy, drama, social commentary on divorce or a revenge narrative? The filmmakers cannot quite decide, so, ultimately, the film viewer is left in a similar quandary. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Relevancy of the History of Civil Rights

    A 5 page research paper that sums up the state of racism in America during the Civil Rights movement and today. Presumably the United States is a pluralistic country made up many races and ethnic origins, wherein all citizens enjoy equal rights under the law. Conservative Republicans, arguing for the dismantling of Affirmative Action laws, argue that racism is a thing of the past and that such laws are not longer necessary or just. However, an examination of Black history and the history of the Civil Rights movement demonstrates the blatant, deeply-embedded institutionalized racism of the first-half of the twentieth century is still evident. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Ronald Takaki's Reflections on A Different Mirror A History of Multicultural America

    A 10 page paper discussing concepts of the 19th century raised by the book by Ronald Takaki. Jews, Blacks, Irish Catholics, Hispanics, Orientals and Native Americans have all been marginalized in US history, and the paper concludes that materialism, rather than race or ethnicity, has been the determining factor in the ability of these groups to succeed despite the discrimination levied toward them. Takaki in many instances is shallow and fails to think through his pontifications, but there is no debate possible in his charge that all of these groups were ill-treated. The paradox is that even though they were the ones ill-treated, it was the rest of us who bore the greater cost. They have always been assured within themselves of their own worth and did not depend on our ability to recognize that worth. In the process, it was the Euro-centered ones who missed out. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Color Photography History

    (9pp) Ever since the advent of the daguerreotype and the calotype in 1839, photographers began to search for a way to reproduce their subject matter in color. Indeed, color photographs became available practically as soon as photography itself. But these early attempts at color photography were nothing more than hand tinted black & white photographs of the area. Color theory was still relatively primitive at this time, and the photographic materials available were blind to almost half of the visible spectrum Almost a hundred years would pass, before the necessary film is available to the public. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Spike Lee the Man and His Work

    A 5 page paper discussing Spike Lee's filmmaking views and his advertising career. Of his films, even his critics report that Lee is honest and reports in his films only what is there is to see. Demanding and exacting, he has a clear idea of what he wants to see in his films, and he has gained the respected position of managing director. Still, many black people are uncomfortable with what they see on a Spike-Lee-sponsored screen, but Spike Lee continues to lead his own life, making films and designing advertising campaign in his 'spare time.' Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Music Considered in 4 Brief Essays

    This is a 6 page paper, that discusses Debussy's "Nuages" and Bartok's "Music for Strings , Percussion and Celesta", Berg's "Wozzeck", Crumb's "Black Angels" and Varese's "Poeme electronique" & Ligeti's "Lux aetema," Berio's "Sinfonia," Leon's "Kabiosile," and Reich's "Tehillim" briefly. 2 sources are cited.

  • Linda Gordon's Single Mothers and the History of Welfare - Pitied But Not Entitled

    A 15 page review of Linda Gordon's book in which the writer analyzes how reformers view poor single mothers and welfare. Three of its chapters are about the views of the white women's social welfare network, the black women's social welfare network (excluded from the white women's groups mostly by raw segregation), and the white male social insurance reformer network. Gordon argues that contemporary welfare programs for single mothers were shaped by the ideas and the decisions that went into state aid programs created between 1910 and 1920, programs that were variously called mothers' pensions, widows' pensions and mothers' aid. Various sociopolitical points and arguments presented by Gordon are analytically presented. No other sources cited.

  • Validity or Bigotry in Rap Music Criticisms

    In this well-prepared 5 page essay, the writer argues that there exists a great societal irony in the fact that lyrically-violent rap music is critiqued as destructive to a specific culture and at the same time praised by ‘hip-hop advocates' for its realistic contributions to the social advancement of today's inner city Black youths. It is asserted that critics of rap music fail to recognize it for its redeeming social value. And more importantly, we should be struggling to correct the very real problems that rap describes in its lyrics and not trying to hide or bury them even deeper by attacking the music itself. No Bibliography.

  • The Nature Of Visual Perception

    11 pages in length. People may have eyes with which to see, however, the manner by which they actually visualize is comprised of significantly more than merely gazing at an image. Human visual perception encompasses myriad components that, when working synergistically, create visual awareness. Some of these aspects are strictly physiological in composition (black/white, color, object/motion/depth/multimodal perception, achromatopsia, Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome, color blindness) while others are theoretical in nature (unconscious inference, Gestalt theory, ecological psychology), all of which allows man to visually perceive his world from a diverse perspective. The extent to which visual perception reflects even the most subtle nuances of many disciplines is both grand and far-reaching; that 'seeing' something equates with embracing its imagery through so many variations speaks to the greater complexities of visual perception than most people realize. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • World War I and the East African Conflict Between the British and the Germans

    The "WWI Bush Ghost" of German East Africa. (10 pp) This discussion will look at an amazing period of World War One history concerning the conflict between the Germans and the British in East Africa. (German East Africa encompassed all of present-day Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. Its 384,180 square miles exceeded the size of Germany and France combined. Its borders ranged from Kenya-Uganda and Lake Victoria in the north; to the Congo, Rhodesia and Lake Tanganyika in the west; to Nyasaland (with Lake Nyasa) and Portuguese Mozambique in the south. The Indian Ocean presented a natural border in the east.) Paul Von Lettow-Vorbeck was the consistent German player, with about 300 German officers and 11,000 black colonial troops, during this conflict, and we will see much of the information from his point of view, concerning this seldom reported period. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Sports Betting: Tie-In To The Lottery For Boosting States' Educational Coffers

    6 pages in length. Gambling has long subsidized revenues from states where it is either legal or conducted via the black market. While sports betting has remained largely off the legal scope in most states across the country, it stands to reflect one of the most potentially lucrative options for funding collegiate scholarships when associated with a given state's lottery system. Oregon, one state in which this coupling rendered 2.5 million dollars for athletic scholarships for in-state students, has set the precedent for mixing gambling with academia and coming up with a winning hand. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Media Representation of Black Professional Athletes

    A 4 page paper which examines how black sports stars are presented in the media. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Poverty and the Escape Offered by Boxing

    5 pages in length. For many blacks and Hispanics, the opportunities to escape poverty are few and far between; typically held back by social and cultural determinism, these populations often struggle just to get by, much less have the chance to better their situations. Some, however, have found a way to break free by utilizing sports as their tutor, learning about themselves and the world around them by way of mental discipline and physical strength & stamina. Boxing represents one of the most sought-after activities for those trying to seek a better life through sports, especially if the individual's educational background does not provide for more academic-related opportunities. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Michael K. Honey's Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights Organizing Memphis Workers

    A 6 page review of the book by Author Michael K. Honey. Honey outlines the societal conditions which were at play in 1930s Memphis Tennessee in comparison to the various laws which were on the books to protect black rights. The contention is made that custom can, and does, sometimes outweigh law. This was the case in Memphis but the arrival of the Civil Rights movement and such efforts as the labor movement was soon to turn the tides more in favor of the severely disadvantaged classes in this southern community. The societal move towards unionization of the workplace was particularly advantageous. No additional sources are listed.

  • The Bluest Eye & The Color Purple

    A 5 page essay that discusses Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye and Alice Walker’s The Color Purple, which are similar in that both authors use the structure of their novels as a tool that facilitates the achievement of their thematic purposes. In The Bluest Eye, Morrison’s references to the Dick-and-Jane reading primer aids Morrison in contrasting the mainstream cultural ideal, that is, the world represented in the Dick-and-Jane stories, against the violence of her protagonist’s world. This contrast also serves to underscore the way in which mainstream white ideals are assimilated by black Americans and contribute to their dysfunction and unhappiness. Similarly, in The Color Purple, Walker uses her novel’s epistolary format to dramatize her protagonist’s evolution from an insecure, brutalized girl toward an independent, secure woman with her own voice. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • How Can Today's Society Solve The Problem Of Discrimination?

    3 pages in length. Discrimination is a multifaceted component of contemporary society that has placed a tremendous black mark upon the character of a nation allegedly inhabited by civilized beings. To dissect the overwhelming presence of discrimination is to find it in virtually every social subgroup, not the least of which includes gender, race, religious, workplace, age, economic, social status, sexual orientation and education. Solving discrimination - a prolific problem that perpetually feeds upon itself - people need only reach back to their roots when multiculturalism reflected a rich and rewarding integration whereby everyone benefited from such an alliance, unlike today where cultural ownership has taken form. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Social Effects of Hip Hop

    A 6 page paper discussing positive aspects of hip-hop’s influence on society. At present, at least the “clean” versions of much of today’s rap is beneficial to society in that it diminishes the effects of racial prejudice, as predicted by Lewin’s theory. It has the ability to overturn the typical power pattern common in the US in all other areas of life in that rappers overwhelmingly are African-American, being followed by legions of white teens. They are followed by black teens as well; the surprising factor is that millions of whites fall so easily into the step called by the music industry in general and hip-hop specifically. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Civil Rights' Struggles of African American Women

    This 8 page paper provides an overview of the wya in which Belinda Robnett relates two specific themes in her book How Long? How Long? African American Women in the Struggle for Civil Rights. These themes include the role that women played in the background of the Civil Rights Movement, and the conflicts that arose from trying to view the Civil Rights Movement from a feminist perspective. Robnett recognized that women were instrumental in many aspects of the Black Power Movement, but that they were not recognized as leaders of a movement that was lead by men and seemed inherently sexist. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Edgar Allan Poe's Writing Style Revealed in His Short Stories and Poetry

    In 5 pages, the author discusses how Edgar Allen Poe's poetry and short stories follow his own advice on how to construct a poem or a short story. Three poems and three short stories have been chosen as an example of this point. The poems that are used as evidence of Poe's unique quality and style, which are proof of his own advice, are 'The Raven,' 'The Bells,' and 'The Haunted Palace.' The short stories that are used as evidence of Poe's unique quality and style, which are also proof of his own advice, are 'Berenice,' 'The Tell Tale Heart,' and 'The Black Cat.' Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Fashion and Fashion Photography

    7 pages in length. The fashion industry would not exist without the helpful hand of fashion photography. Their work gracing the pages of globally dispersed style magazines, fashion photographers enlighten the world to the season's new trends and old chic. Fashion photography has come a long way since the days of black and white reproduction; indeed, the advent of color photography quickly boosted the fashion industry by providing flair and allure to each season's styles. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Shattered Dreams in Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

    6 pages in length. The shattering of dreams, goals and ambitions in Ralph Ellison's 'Invisible Man' speak to the false hope and often complete disillusionment the black community experienced throughout the early to mid part of the twentieth century. While the author may attempt to convey a sense of accomplishment in some aspects, one can easily surmise that what is primarily portrayed in this one-time published novelist's account is that of a shattering relationship with racism. The writer discusses how Ellison masterfully succeeds achieving this perceived perspective by way of his protagonist's adventure, carefully illustrating the vast and varied intricacies that accompany racially intolerant attitudes of that time. No additional sources cited.

  • Paul Robeson Hero Before His Time by Rebecca Larsen

    5 pages in length. Rebecca Larsen's treatment of Paul Robeson's life and times, as reflected in "Paul Robeson: Hero Before His Time," is done in such a way that is understandable by all ages. Directing her text primarily to younger audiences, Larsen nevertheless establishes a concrete connection between the myriad events and meanings of Robeson's life that adolescent readers can easily comprehend. In her account of the popular athlete, singer, actor and activist of the early twentieth century, the author touches upon many aspects of Robeson's life that best represented his intentions both as a human being and a black man. The writer reviews the author's book, as well as dicusses how Larsen is able to convey a significant sense of urgency in relation to Robeson's desire to break free from the oppressive chains of prejudice. No additional sources cited.

  • Ronald Takaki's Reflections on A Different Mirror A History of Multicultural America

    A 10 page paper discussing concepts of the 19th century raised by the book by Ronald Takaki. Jews, Blacks, Irish Catholics, Hispanics, Orientals and Native Americans have all been marginalized in US history, and the paper concludes that materialism, rather than race or ethnicity, has been the determining factor in the ability of these groups to succeed despite the discrimination levied toward them. Takaki in many instances is shallow and fails to think through his pontifications, but there is no debate possible in his charge that all of these groups were ill-treated. The paradox is that even though they were the ones ill-treated, it was the rest of us who bore the greater cost. They have always been assured within themselves of their own worth and did not depend on our ability to recognize that worth. In the process, it was the Euro-centered ones who missed out. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Examination of Employee Absenteeism

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of the issue of absenteeism in the workplace and outlines a study of possible reasons for this problem. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Causes of Employee Turnover and Solutions

    This 9-page paper studies the causes for employee turnover and provides some solutions to avoid this. Also under discussion are the importance of communication and employee respect. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Problems with Employees

    This 8 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student and considers why the company is having problems wit the employees including absenteeism and high turnover rates. The situation of the case includes an autocratic owner with no management training and the employees are refused a pay rise when the company is doing well. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • THE BLACK HISTORY OF AMERICA’S WHITE HOUSE

    This 10-page paper discusses racism in the White House throughout the history of the Presidency. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • White Establishment and the Black Panther Party

    A 5 page paper which examines this radical group and considers why they were feared by the white people of the White American establishment. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Considerations in Blended Families

    A 4 page look at a case study involving the large blended family of of Cherise Oozel and Rick Miller. This paper emphasizes the ways through which family function have been insured. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Langston Hughes' Blues Poetry

    In five pages this paper examines the interplay between rhythm, metaphor, and imagery in five of Langston’s blues poems: “The Weary Blues,” “Young Gal’s Blues,” “Dream Boogie,” “Listen Here Blues,” and “Ballad of the Landlord.” Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Spanking as a Detrimental Form of Discipline

    This 7 page paper provides a look at spanking inclusive of studies that show a detrimental effect on a child's behavior. Alternatives to corporal punishment are discussed. Outline is included. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Role of First Language in Second Language Acquisition

    This 11 page paper examines the role of first language in second language acquisition. The paper considers the way that the level of proficiency and use of a native language will impact on the acquisition of the second language, for example, the way the development and use of a langue such as Spanish or Japanese will impact on the ability to learn English. The paper looks at the research which has taken place bringing together a range of studies to assess the scope and scale of the influence. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Issues in Communications and Differences in Marital Relationships and Gender

    A 10 page research example on gender differences in communication in martial relationships. The writer develops a thesis based on dual-gender differences, demand-withdrawal, and the differences in these theories between normal and abusive relationships, and presents in study method form. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Alternative Therapies for ADD/ADHD

    A 7 page research paper that examines research literature pertaining to alternative interventions for ADD/ADHD children. The writer particularly focuses on studies on massage/tactile stimulation. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • The Ethics of the Phillip Morris Company

    A 9 page paper based on a case study provided by the student. The headings include: principal facts of the case, ethical issues, primary stakeholders, possible alternatives, evaluation of each alternative according to utilitarian, justice/fairness and right/duty perspectives, constraints, implementation of selected alternative. Case has to do with Phillip Morris expanding its cigarette market to Third World and East European countries. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • STD Abstinence-Only Education/Is It Working?

    A 6 page research paper that examines what empirical studies and experts have to say about the content of sex education and whether abstinence-only programs should be preferred. The writer argues that this body of evidence indicates that while abstinence is an important message to send to teens, sex education should be comprehensive. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Production Scheduling Case Study

    This seven page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. The company manufactures disk drives and east to develop an effective production schedule that maximizes resources and is sufficiently flexible to be adjusted if the forecast demand changes. The writer answers four question, looking at the required demand each month, a potential production schedule and then issues which will need to be considered, including production strategies and the way the schedule may be adjusted if forecast demand changes. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Bipolar Disorder

    A 10 page research paper that discusses bipolar disorder Examination of literature on this topic indicates some of what has been learned in treating bipolar disorder, and this information suggests conclusions as to how nurses can improve their practice and care of these patients. The writer offers a summary of four relevant studies. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Self-Realization And The Liberal Arts: Assessing The Link

    6 pages in length. Building upon the intrinsic connection that exists between self and culture is the fundamental element of a liberal arts education. The extent to which liberal arts serves as a conduit between the individual and the surrounding world is both grand and far-reaching; that this direction of study empowers one with the capacity to experience a greater level of self-knowledge and self-realization speaks to the holistic value of a liberal arts education. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Case Study of China and Petroleum Company Franchising

    This 10 page paper discusses a case study of petroleum company in China that is offering water based diesel products. The paper begins with an overview of franchises, what they are, advantages and disadvantages. The major portion of the paper explains the new "Measures for the Regulation of Commercial Franchise," which became effective February 1, 2005. The case is about a domestic company, thus, that is the focus. The essay ends with the steps the company needs to take to prepare for franchising. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • How To Successfully Franchise in East Asia

    This 20 page paper prepares 4 case studies that can be used to assess critical success factors for franchises. The paper uses Starbuck, McDonalds, UPS and Marriott Hotels as examples of international businesses used to identify these factors with specific attention for the East Asia region. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • CRM IMPLEMENTATION AND ITS IMPORTANCE

    This 10-page paper examines a case study about the fictitious Evergreen Investments and what can go wrong when it comes to customer relationship management implementation. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Research into the Use of CRM in a Kazakhstan Hotel

    This 5 page paper is a proposal for a study to look at the best type of CRM to use in a hotel in Kazakhstan. The paper includes an introduction, objectives, brief literature review and presents an outline methodology for primary research. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • The Case Study of a Child in Need

    A 5 page nursing case study that concerns the situation of "Tommy," a 10-year-old permanently disable child who suffers from multiple handicaps caused by Shaken Baby Syndrome. The writer addresses Tommy's needs but also focuses on the needs of Tommy's extended dysfunctional family. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Health and Poverty/Incidence of Childhood Asthma

    A 5 page research paper that relates the details of literature review search for studies pertaining to the treatment and management of pediatric asthma among low-income young children. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Children and the Psychosocial Effects of Television Violence

    A 6 page research proposal for studying the topic question: does violence on television have an impact on children. Controversy and debate have raged for at least three decades on this question. Meanwhile, the level of violent acts committed on television shows during prime-time, including the family hour, has increased steadily. A brief search of the literature suggests that TV violence does have an impact on children's behaviors and level of sensitivity.

  • History and Ecology of the Chimpanzee

    5 pages in length. When one considers the chimpanzee, the first thing that comes to mind for many is the effort put forth by wildlife observer Jane Goodall. The extent to which Goodall studied wild chimpanzees has provided both the scientific and lay communities with a significantly better understanding of their ecology, as well as a clearer picture of their historical evolution as a species. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Research Proposal on a Rental Equipment Business's Management Information Systems

    This 10 page paper is a research proposal for a project to study the use of information system in the rental trade. This is a proposal that outlines the questions, undertakes a brief literature reviews before outlining a methodology and a time plan to undertake the project. The bibliography cities 9 sources.

  • A Book Review of a Classic

    A 9 page paper. This is a book review with comments of an old but valuable book in the study of the Bible. The writer reports the sections of the book, reporting some of the comments the author makes about the events and people. The writer also comments about the value and benefit of this text for students as well as Biblical scholars. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Paul's Epistle to the Philippians

    A 22 page paper that includes five sermons on different Scripture: Luke 19:11-27, Philippians 1:6, Philippians 2:3-4, Philippians 3:3-4, Philippians 4:13. The paper also provides a brief bible study on Philippians 4 and a brief exegetical review of Philippians. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Effects of Violence in the Media

    Violence as portrayed by the television, film, and music industries is discussed in this 25 page paper. Actual cases of copycat crimes are noted in addition to a section devoted to the effects of music videos. A discussion on video games is also included. Solutions to the problem are provided, including a discussion on the new V-chip technology and the new television rating system. The paper is replete with references to the latest studies on media violence. Bibliography lists 23 sources.

  • IWB-Latest technology for Schools

    A 5 page paper. That introduces integrative whiteboards, which is connected to a computer and uses a projector with software to produce enlarged images, text, and animations for teaching and learning. The paper reports research studies from Australia that focus on their actual use and success. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • The Straight Path by John Esposito

    A 5 page book review of John Esposito's The Straight Path, which the writer describes as an easily readable, comprehensive historical introduction to the study of Islam that provides the student with a thorough grounding in Muslim theology, politics and law. By discussing Islamic history within a cultural context, Esposito provides insight into why the Muslim world developed as it did. By offering a means to understand Islamic history, Esposito also aids his readers in understanding the Islamic world of the present. No additional sources cited.

  • Technology and Learning Styles Among High School Freshman

    This 3 page paper provides an overview of an article on education. Vicki Cohen’s article Learning Styles and Technology in a Ninth-Grade High School Population relates the details of a study on variations in learning styles in technology and the implications for curriculum development. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Learning from Leapfrog

    This 4 page paper uses a case study to discuss the success of Leapfrog Enterprises. It discusses the No Child Left Behind Act, as well as Leapfrog’s business model. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Feasibility of Sign Language Learning by Gorillas

    A 7 page paper on the possibility that gorillas can learn sign language for communicating. Koko the gorilla is the main subject behind the theory that gorillas can learn to sign. While other primates have been studied the main subject of concern is the gorilla. It is maintained that gorillas do learn and comprehend sign language. A bibliography including 10 references follows.

  • HRM Learning Log; Reward and Motivation

    This 11 page paper is written as three log entries. The first outlines why looking at motivations and rewards is interesting and the underlying theories that can be applied to the study. The second entry looks at the way this is seen in Starbucks, considering the different rewards that are offered and what they communicate to the employees. The last entry is a reflective entry, looking at the research and the theory and discussing general findings. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Sylvan Learning Systems

    A 5 page paper. Using a case study provided by the student along with other sources, the writer provides a history of Sylvan Learning Systems. The writer discusses the operating strategies used at different times by the company, which now belongs to Educate Inc. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Utilizing a Learning Contract Within an Academic Setting

    This 12 page paper considers how a learning contract may be developed. This examines the proposed project background, how the project links in with academic studies, the personal learning objectives and how these can be defined and measures, with three different targets given. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Incarceration, Probation, and Rates of Recidivism

    (Additional Information): 5 pages. Repeated studies have shown that probation plays little role in effectively communicating with drug treatment programs to ensure that offenders are in fact utilizing these programs in accordance with their probation. Bibliography has 1 source.

  • On The Job Training

    This 4 page paper is written in two parts. The first part looks at the advantages and disadvantages or costs of on the job training (OJT). The second part of the paper describes the learning cycle and considers how a company is a case study supplied by the student is complying with the learning cycle and how training may be improved. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Learning Disabled Students and Social Skills

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of the problem. Studies are cited showing that there is a relationship between social skills deficits and learning disabilities. The importance of learning social skills is emphasized and some techniques are provided for a variety of age groups. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Philosophical Analysis on the Illegality of Extortion

    This 7 page paper examines the concept of extortion using a case study submitted by a student. Whether extortion should be illegal is contemplated. The social contract is discussed. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Substance Abuse And Dual Diagnosis

    A 5 page paper that begins with a brief definition of 'substance abuse' and 'dual diagnosis.' The incidence of dual diagnosis is reported as are the challenges this type of diagnosis presents to the clinician and the patient. The writer reports a study with bipolar disorder using a new type of group intervention that was successful with substance abuse but not with the disorder. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Study Sample and an Application of Statistical Analysis

    This 4 page paper looks at an article supplied by the student that looks at the relationship between the adjustment of female prisoners and any history of sexual abuse. The paper uses statistical analysis to examine the sample of the study. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Intervention - Recovered Memories And Trauma

    This 6 page paper begins with an introduction to the study identifying independent and dependent variables and comments on the difficulties of validating recovered memories, which are the dependent variable. The paper identifies the target population and the two types of therapeutic approaches that would be used with victims of recovered memories of child sexual abuse. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Ecuador and Texaco

    This 3-page paper analyzes a case study regarding Texaco and its land damaging activities to the rain forests of Ecuador. The paper examines the legalities of what Texaco is doing, and supports and takes a particular position.

  • Water Quality Lesson

    A 4 page paper that presents a lesson plan for studying clean water. The plan encompasses strategies that will lead to positive behaviors. These are explained. Backward design model is used. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The International Position and Strategy of Unilever

    This 4 page paper is a proposal to examine the international strategies of Unilever. The paper includes an introduction, aims and methods and justifications for the study as well as a brief overview of the methodology and the tools that will be used. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Harrison-Keyes E-books Case Study

    This 14 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student. A book publisher wants to enter the e-book market. The project to move into the market has been beset with problems, including issues with a contractor, objections from authors and internal resource and planning problems. The paper identifies the issues, proposes several different strategies a and assesses their advantages and disadvantages and then determines which is the best strategy to resolve the problems. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Harlequin Case Study

    This 3 page paper assesses whether or not Harlequin should diversify by starting up a single title publishing firm (MIRA) looking at the advantages and disadvantages for the company. The paper is based on a case study provided by the student.

  • Quick Lube Case Study

    This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student; the paper looks at why a take over of a compnay may create legal problems in terms of anti-trust issues when a company ends up in with a very dominant position over the company it supplies. The paper then considers the reason why a compnay would want to arrange meeting to stop the litigation and the potential way a valuation of the company may take place. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Hotel Case Study

    This 10 page paper looks at a case study concerning a hotel in Madrid. The paper considers the current positioning of the hotel, the segments that the hotel could choose to target and those which may offer the greatest potential increase the revenues, determines a pricing strategy with the aim of increasing revenue while minimizing the average total cost per room/guest. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Downsizing - Hypothetical Case Study

    A 10 page paper. Following an introduction related to downsizing, gender diversity and motivation, the essay provides a brief synopsis of the Drug, Inc. scenario. The next section synopses three articles about these issues. The case study analysis discusses the three issues in more depth and their effects on performance. The last section offers alternative solutions and the recommended solution. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Allied Food Lemon Juice Case Study

    This 11 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. A company is looking at making an investment to expand and needs to assess the potential returns. The paper assesses the cash flows and looks at the NPV, IRR and payback period of the project and considers some potential influences such as changes in the terminal value and the cash flow. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • BRL Hardy Case Study

    This 8 page paper looks at the case of BRL Hardy and two decisions that need to be made. Firstly, whether or not the company should introduce a new range of Italian wines and secondly, which low price wine should be introduced into Europe; one that has been developed especially for the UK market, or one that has been developed for the global market. The paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Coors Brewery Case Study

    This 17 page paper looks Coors brewery. Using the HBS case study the paper examines the company using Porters Five Forces Model, generic competitive strategies and examination of the value chain. The paper uses the analysis to determine why the performance of Coors declined and to consider the best future strategy. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Fuel Hedging and Airlines - Are the costs Greater than the Benefits?

    This 5 page paper is a research proposal to assess the way that airline fuel hedging impacts on shareholder value. The proposal includes an introduction, identification of the problem, justification for the study and a short literature review. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Chapters One through Three of Introduction, Study of the Problem and Outcomes and Evaluation Education Action Research Proposal

    A 15 page paper providing the Introduction, Study of the Problem and Outcomes and Evaluation chapters of a proposal for action research in a junior high school. The purpose of the research is to discover the state of classroom disruptions that teachers deal with and their responses to those disruptions, followed by implementation of a school-wide classroom management program designed to decrease students’ disruptive behavior. The goal of the action research is not only to improve the classroom environment, but also to reduce teachers’ stress; improve teachers’ effectiveness; improve student achievement; and improve student morale. Bibliography lists 21 sources.

  • Academic Achievement and Class Size Research Study Proposal

    A 9 page paper that presents a research proposal, including hypothetical results. Topics include: introduction, problem statement, hypothesis, definition of terms, literature review, design of study, including participants, procedures, analysis, findings and conclusions. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • ABC Diner : Powerpoint Notes and Short Paper

    This 6 page paper includes a short, 3 page paper, 6 slides, and speaker notes imbedded in the slide presentation. The presentation uses a case study as a springboard for discussion. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Gender Gap and the 'Glass Ceiling'

    A 10 page paper presenting a study and concluding that the gender gap still exists, 40 years after it was being labeled as illegal through legislation. Though not included, a 4-slide PowerPoint presentation is available. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Religion and Suicide

    The correlation between these two variables is outlined in this 10 page research proposal. After a review of sociological literature, a study is designed which includes the derivation of relevant statistical data as well as questionnaire distribution. Ten sample questions are included as well as an explanation of the methodology employed. Variables are described in detail. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • A Sample Dissertation on Low Cost Irish and UK Airlines

    This 41 page paper is an in-depth annotated bibliography prepared for a dissertation investigating low cost airlines in Ireland and the UK and potential future strategies. The bibliography lists 55 sources which range from generic strategy reference books to academic papers and articles and news articles and case studies concerning companies such as British Airways, RyanAir, EasyJet and the first airline company to follow a low cost strategy; Southwest Airlines. The sources are summarised and their usefulness assessed. The paper contains 55 sources.

  • Supply Chain and Radio Frequency Identification Contributions

    Radio Frequency Identification has been cited as having a great deal of potential to create value in the supply chain. This 10 page paper is a dissertation proposal to study how this technology may create value. The paper includes a lengthy literature review as well as objectives and methodology. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Banking Industry and Information Systems

    This 5 page paper is a dissertation proposal with the aim of undertaking a study to develop an evaluation system to predict the value that CRM may add to a banking organisation when looking at any specific organisation and the specific CRM system. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Dissertation Proposal on the Commercial Value of IT

    This 6 page paper considers the value and impact of information technology investments and the implications of those investments for effective management of information system organization. The paper outlines a proposal to study the way that value can be added and to develop a model to help mangers who are looking at making IT investment decisions. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Promiscuity and Sex Education Proposal

    An 11 page paper. A scenario is presented wherein parents of middle school students believe the sex education program promotes and encourages promiscuity. The writer is designing a study to determine the effects of the program. Sections include: the hypothesis, dependent and independent variables, method description, internal validity, sample population, data collection, types of measurement validity, example of Likert and semantic differential questions, ethical considerations, external validity and how data is to be analysis. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Libya Case Study and Arab Neighborhoods Playground Standards Dissertation Proposal

    This 5 page paper is a research proposal for a student who wants to study to examine and investigate playgrounds standards of the old traditional neighbourhoods. To explore rehabilitation techniques for the existing playgrounds and to develop techniques to establish standards for planning and design of playgrounds that are unique for Libyan society and its’ cultural background responsive to Libyan specific needs. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Is Employee Development Worthwhile

    An 11 page paper that presents a proposal for a study. Sections include introduction, literature review of the topic, research objectives and questions, research methodology and limitations. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • RESEARCH PROPOSAL FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN COWBOYS AND EAST TEXAS, DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES

    This 4-page paper presents a research proposal concerning a study of bigotry and discrimination against African American cowboys in East Texas during the 19th century. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Gebusi: A Study in Conversion and Syncretism

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of religious syncretism in the Gebusi tribe. A research proposal is presented for a study of Gebusi conception of sorcery and animism before and after Catholic intervention in the 1990s. Bibliography lists 0 sources.

  • Human Populations and the Density-Pathology Hypothesis

    This is a 12 page paper that explores the density-pathology hypothesis. Studies of animal and human populations inform a research proposal to further the topic. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Heath Benefits of Aged Garlic Extract

    A 5 page research proposal for nursing research into the effectiveness of aged garlic extract (AGE) on cholesterol levels among study subjects with confirmed heart disease. The proposal includes reference to disseminating results within the Neuman systems theory of nursing for a “systems” view of the use of garlic in conjunction with statin drugs and other traditional treatments. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Noise Levels at an Oil Refinery: A Study of the Noise Levels, Risk of Hearing Damage to Employees and Its Controls

    This 11 page paper provides an overview of a research proposal for the study of hearing damage in employees of an oil refinery. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • A Study of Methods to Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

    This 35 page paper, which includes a 15 slide power point presentation, provides an overview of a study of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in acute care hospital setting, and relates specific methods for prevention. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Zoots Dry Cleaning Company Case Study

    7 pages. This is a case study based on a dry cleaning operation. The information contained in this paper includes the major problems and issues, industry-competitive analysis, SWOT analysis, mission statement, recommended strategies and implementation plan. The information as presented will be made into a Power Point presentation. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • A Presentation on an Article

    This paper provides a powerpoint presentation of three slides, along with speaker notes and a research question related to a research study. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Please notify the office to send you the PPT file MHartreppt.rtf.

  • Using Moving Averages

    This 4 page paper uses data supplied by the student to answer three questions. The first demonstrates the way in which three point averages and five point averages may be calculated, uses the case study provided. The second question presents the results of the data and the moving average results in graphic format along with the inclusion of a trend line. The last question considers which of the two moving averages is best. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Proposal on Personality Research

    A 7 page research proposal seeking approval of a project designed to discover possible connections between personality type and current occupation. It will be in the form of a longitudinal study because we will use as subjects alumni from this university who completed at least one Myers-Briggs survey while in school here, but we will ask these alumni to complete another survey more reflective of their current lives. These results will be compared to current occupational status and type in an effort to determine whether personality type can be used to predict future occupation.

  • E-Voting and a Compromised Democracy

    This 4 page paper takes a look at the democratic process and how e-voting will compromise the process. Other aspects, such as safety, is discussed. This is essentially a research proposal with a thesis and suggestion for further study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Dementia Patients and Use of Restraint

    A 7 page nursing research proposal to investigate the effects of reminiscence therapy on older patients with dementia. Maintenance of the use of reminiscence therapy can be but does not need to be as formal as the study establishing its value. Nurses and others with direct contact with patients can ask patients questions designed to elicit patients’ memories, and of course the plan can be extended to full therapy sessions. Use of the depression scale over time provides quantifiable changes in patients’ attitudes and outlooks. Bibliography lists 17 sources.

  • UK's Dixon's Retailer and the Implications of its Cessation of VCR Player Selling

    This 5 page paper looks at the decision of the UK electrical retailer Dixon’s to stop selling video recorders and proposes a research study to assess the marketing implications of this decision. The paper justifies the question, undertakes a literature review and then considers the benefit and gives a brief methodology. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Strategic Management and Trust Relationships

    This is a 24 page proposal for a research study. The paper includes: an introduction, purpose, theoretical base, methodology, questionnaires and conclusion. The essay discusses strategic management processes, including planning and implementation, and the role of trust or confidence in the organization. 3 Questionnaires are included. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Research Findings on Small Groups

    A 10 page research paper and abstract that offers the framework for a hypothetical research study concerning observing group behavior at three different age levels. Background and literature review on this subject is also covered. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • How Literacy and Writing is Enhanced by Science

    A 20 page research paper that offers a discussion and analysis of research findings, as well as suggestions to a student concerning how to prepare a proposal for a planned intervention study that will address the professional development needs of a group of first grade teachers on how to integrate reading and science instruction. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Wealth and Life Satisfaction

    This 8 page paper discusses the correlation between money and happiness. Researchers have studied this question for decades and have failed to reach a unified definitive conclusion. There are certainly tendencies in one direction or the other, though. Conclusions are included. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Prostate Victims & Their Partners/Quality of Life

    A 5 page research paper that takes the form of a research study proposal, which briefly describes an area that is under addressed by empirical research, specifically, this area pertains to quality of life issues that take into consideration factors that affect not only the health of the cancer victim, but also consider how quality of life issues affects the patient's life partner. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Customer Satisfaction Action Research

    A 15 page paper providing only the methodology and proposal sections of a larger paper addressing airport customer service. The methodology section discusses the nature of action research at length and includes brief discussions of the case study and survey methods of qualitative research that will be employed as well. Includes a table and 3 diagrams. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • An Internet strategy for Kudler Fine Foods

    This 18 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Kudler Fine Foods want to increase their revenues; the paper puts forward a strategic plan to implement and Internet sales strategy. This is considered by first looking at the company and undertaken an environmental scan. Implementation plan includes a work breakdown schedule, and Gantt chart and a budget. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • The Importance of Strategic Business Planning: Air Jamaica and Caribbean Airlines

    This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of how business plans relate to corporate culture and long term goals. The case study of Caribbean Airlines and Air Jamaica is analyzed as an example. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Auditor Ethics in the Case of ZZZZ Best

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of auditor ethics. The case study of ZZZZ Best is looked at in light of auditor independence. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Marketing Gourmet Food for the French Market

    This 4 page paper looks at the fictitious case study of Kudler Fine Foods, where there is a plan to expand the company into France. The paper looks at the market needs, market potential, identifies marketing objectives and proposes a marketing strategy. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Designing an Investment Portfolio

    This 3 page paper looks at the development of an investment strategy for a fictitious case study. The first part looks at whether the investment strategy should be passive or aggressive, and the type of investments that should be considered, the second part considers how often the portfolio should be reviewed and the last part looks at way the portfolio can be benchmarked. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Assessing Guillermo Furniture Investment Alternatives

    This 10 page paper is based on a fictitious case study supplied by the student.Guillermo Furniture need to make changes and have two potential options; this paper examines the different options from a financial perspective, considering the potential value of the alternatives using different valuation techniques, including net present value, compares them with a third option of making the changes. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Case of Larson

    This 3 page paper looks at a case study of a firm operating in Germany and the US to assess potential future approaches to business in difficult economic climates and assesses production and pricing decision ands considers entering new markets. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • A Case Study of the Acme and Omega Electronics Firms

    This 3 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student, Acme and Omega were once part of the same firm, but following divestment have adopted different management practices. The paper identifies the problems each firm has faced, the moist important problems and then suggests a solution suitable for both firms. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Assessment of Options for Guillermo Furniture

    This 12 page paper is based on the case study of Guillermo Furniture. The paper assesses the different alternatives that are available and makes a recommendation along with detailed justification and then presents a five year pro forma cash flow budget. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • General Electric's Transformation

    A 3 page paper based on a Harvard Case study of GE and Jack Welch’s leadership. The writer discusses Welch’s top-down initiatives, reliance on predecessors, strategic dimension, and the importance of strategic planning. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Guillermo Assessment and 3 NPV Calculations

    This 10 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Guillermo Furniture has three potential options for their future strategy. The paper looks at the different ways that the investment may be assessed, assesses each using NPV calculations and considers the value of a sensitivity analysis. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • NPV Cost Calculations for New Economy Transport

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. A transport company has three options, two are refurbishing a ship and the third is buying a new ship. Each of the options is assessed for cost using NPV calculations.

  • NEW HIRES AT ABC INC.

    This 7-page paper provides an analysis of the University of Phoenix case study concerning Carl Robins, ABC Inc. and personnel issues. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Kudler IT System

    This 5 page paper is based on the case study supplied by the student. Kulder Fine Foods needs a new IT system, the position of the company is considered and the recommendation of an ERP system is made, looking at some of the issues which would need to be considered before adopting ERP. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • The Golf Industry in 2005 and Porters Five Forces Framework

    This 8 page paper is written in 3 parts. The first part of the paper looks at Porters Five Forces model, the importance of different factors and how the models can be used. The second part of the paper applies the model to the US golfing industry, based on a case study provided by the student. The third part of the paper looks at the way in which the strengths and weaknesses of the industry is likely to change in the future. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Workplace Dilemmas and Ethics

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Valerie faces a dilemma at work, she has found out her boss is accepting kickbacks and is behaving unethically The paper looks at the different dilemmas that are present identify the different stresses, consider the bosses approach and the influence of corporate culture. The bibliography cites 3 sources. TEvaldil.rtf

  • Plan to Win at Merck

    A 3 page paper based on a case study. This essay discusses some of the important elements in Merck's Plan to Win strategy, which was initiated in 2005. The essay also discusses challenges the company faced and how they handled those. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Strategic Planning at CC Industries

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student and undertakes a strategic process plan part of a project for the introduction of a payroll service by a financial management firm. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • A Female Owned Native American Trucking Business

    This 4 page paper reviews the case study to identify the various qualities that made this Native American woman so successful as the owner of a trucking business. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • A New Market for PGI?

    This 8 page paper examines the case study provided by the student. The first part of the paper looks at research that a car insurance company has undertaken to assess the potential of entering the general insurance market. The second part of the paper undertakes a customer, internal industry audit. The third part of the paper uses the 4 P’s to consider the way that the organization may enter market. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • MIS at a Large Snack Company

    A 7 page paper that responds to specific questions about a case study. The writer discuses components of the company's IT plans, strategies to communicate the companies plans to executives and managers. A framework that will support IT and business strategies is included. Recommendations are made. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Valuing a Firm

    This 15 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. The first part of the paper looks at a range of methods that may be used to value a firm that is not traded on the stock exchange, including net assets, net cash flow and dividend modes as well as the super profits model. The paper then goes on to consider the methods used, why they were used and potential alternatives.

  • Case Study of the Exxel Group

    5 pages in length. Discusses a case study in which the Exxel Group is structuring a fifty-six percent purchase of Argencard Corporation and the finanical considerations that are involved.

  • Business Role and Value of Emergent Strategy

    This 8 page paper looks at the value and role emergent strategy plays in busyness. The reasons and decision behind the evolution of an emergent strategy with an original and unpublished case study used to demonstrate the value of this type emergent strategies, in conjunction with other more well-known cases. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Situations of Domestic Violence and Changing Responses

    This 12 page paper addresses the issue of domestic violence, viewing it in historical perspective. The way in which situations are handled today is different than it was a decade or two ago. Several case studies are noted. The Shannon Doherty and O.J. Simpson cases, in respect to domestic violence, are referenced. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Commerce, IT, and Productivity

    This 11 page paper considers the ways in which technology, specifically information technology can improve productivity with a company. Examples illustrated by using a case study of a global company; Royal Dutch Shell, and examining the various ways in which information technology has facilitated increased productivity and efficiency. The bibliography cites 6 sources

  • The Aging Experience by Jennie Keith, et al

    A 5 page analysis of a book that concerns research which was performed over a ten year period as part of a collaborative study that addresses the meaning and experience of aging from a cross-cultural perspective. The writer contrasts the aging process in the !Kung villages of Botswana with aging in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, using this research. No additional sources cited.

  • Internet Use by Employees

    This 10 page paper presents a comprehensive literature review. This objective study highlights the way in which employees utilize the Internet at their places of employment as well as noting the problems such activities may cause. Employer liability is a significant concern. Other issues addressed include the way in which Internet use can lead to a hostile work environment, loss of productive time and other problems. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Cooperative Learning Concept and its Pros and Cons

    This 12-page-paper presents a detailed overview of the concept of cooperative learning. It opens with a concise definition of what cooperative learning is all about and moves into the various theories about its use and effectiveness. Research studies are discussed as well as some of the negative things that can occur. Suggestions on how to make a cooperative learning situation successful are also included. Bibliography lists seven sources.

  • Dancers and Variations in Attitudes

    This 5 page paper focuses on a study which suggests that dancers have prejudices against other genres in the dance world. The article looks at folk, competitive Ballroom, ballet, and modern dance. The paper provides a critical analysis of the article by authors Nieminen and Varstala. No additional sources cited.

  • Women's Studies and 'In Defence of Elitism' by William A. Henry

    5 pages in length. The writer provides an argument for the following quote from William A. Henry's "In Defence Of Elitism": "Women's studies do not constitute an area of sufficient scholarly apparatus to be pursued on their own; they are tribal rather than integrationist and reject the melting-pot theory on which the rise of postwar American culture political, and economic power was based." No additional sources cited.

  • Theorists and Course Setting Management

    An 8 page paper presenting brief descriptions of the theories of Chester Barnard, Robert Blake, Peter Drucker, Henri Fayol, Mary Parker Follett, Henry Gantt ,Fredrick Herzberg, Elton Mayo and Victor Vroom. The paper ends with a short argument in favor of the statement, "Knowledge of basic management theory is essential to the study of management." Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Comparison of the Samurai in 1600 and in 1800

    A 5 page research paper on the differences between the original samurai and the “last” samurai, as well as the history that brought the change about. The writer studies the Tokugawa and Meiji periods, and some of the events leading to modern Japan. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Case Study of Focus Plastics

    12 pages in length. The writer addresses the following issues in a case study of Focus Plastics: competitive strategies; analysis of product mix and lifestyle; improving the forecast of monthly and annual sales; and a memo of improvement. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Battered Child Syndrome in America

    This 8 page report discusses Battered Child Syndrome and child abuse in America. Ironically, the Battered Child Syndrome exists in two unique realms of sociological and judicial importance. It has been used as a defense when a person commits a crime against others, most notably his or her own parents. But the abuse that is ultimately responsible for the syndrome is more prevalent than is generally imagined. This report documents a number of studies, reports and findings on the topic. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Ideology Concept

    this 5 page paper discusses the concept that ideology is the wellsprings of action. Three case studies are discussed, including political, social and technological ideals, and the common facets which they all share. The Bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • The Bill by Steven Waldman

    This 7 page paper is a review of Steven Waldman’s book The Bill : How Legislation Really Becomes Law : A Case Study of the National Service Bill. It is also an appraisal of how power is used at the top of the political arena in the United States. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Great Britain and the Incidences of Suicide by Hanging

    This 6 page paper considers a journal article published in The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology entitled ‘Why are the British hanging themselves?’. The paper considers the aims and results of the study, its’ strengths sand weaknesses and the ways in which it compares to other papers. Improvements are also considered. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Montague Corporation Business Analysis

    This 5 page tutorial provides an analysis of a business case study, inclusive of an executive summary, highlights of key decisions made, an analysis, a presentation of alternatives and conclusive recommendations. This sample analysis uses information provided by a student. No bibliography.

  • Lugbara, Swazi, !Kung, and Barabaig Ethnographic Views of Africa

    The first half of this 5 page report discusses the significance of “grouping” (villages, homesteads, compounds, etc.) between the cattle herding society of the Barabaig and the !Kung. The second half of the report examines and compares the Swazi rituals of kingship and the death ceremony of the Lugbara. All perceptions are based on studies from “traditional” ethnographic publications. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Hereditary Nature of Alcoholism

    This 5 page paper is an argument for the hypothesis that alcoholism is genetically-linked, therefore, it is hereditary. The writer offers a brief introduction, evidence to support the proposition, including studies that have identified specific genes linked to the disease, arguments opposed and counter-arguments leading to a concluding that supports the original hypothesis. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • American Family's Decline

    In 5 pages, the author discusses the sociological phenomenon/problem of the decline of the American family and describes a hypothetical study of this topic. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Case Study of TRW Nelson

    A 5 page paper discussing a case study describing TRW Nelson’s determination to enhance customer service as a route to achieving greater control over inventory and receivables. The project involved both “functional” managers and MIS managers, each more loyal to their own areas than to the overall success of the project. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Financial Diversification and PepsiCo

    4 pages in length. This paper explains the aspects of financial diversification. Numerous studies have been conducted which point to the conclusion that financial diversification is not a cure-all for the disease known as business risk. While the focus of the paper is on PepsiCo this information can be applied to any company. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • India's Jainism and Its Founder Mahavira

    A 5 page research paper that investigates the significance and the details of Jainism, one of the major religions of India. The writer particularly stresses the importance of the Tattvarthadhigama Sutra in studying the Jain religion and the life of its founder Mahavira, a sixth century BC Indian mystic and contemporary of Buddha. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Overview of Oceanography

    A 5 page paper. Oceanography is the study of the earth's oceans. The different subfields are explained. Chemical oceanography is emphasized and discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Analyses of Operations Management and Finance

    This 6 page paper includes several hypothetical and actual situations, as presented or requested by a student, in order to explore several topics pertinent to business administration. Included is an analysis of Intel, inclusive of a liquidity ratio calculation and cash flow analysis. Information on financing debt is explored in a fictitious letter and a case study involving the expansion of a hotel is provided. Finally, a service delivery model is presented and assessed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Economic Growth and Sustainable Business Strategy

    This 4 page paper looks at how economic growth can promote sustainable strategies in business. A number of scenarios and case studies are given in this concisely written paper to aid the student in the understanding of how green issues and business can be seen as coexisting with both sustainability and profitability achieved. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Outpatient Surgery and Risk

    A 5 page paper identifying and discussing a point of risk at outpatient surgery centers. Hospitals have long offered day surgery at the hospital, but these outpatient surgery centers are businesses totally separate from hospitals and even from doctors' offices. They can be found even in strip malls and can offer a wide range of surgical services. Recent studies indicate that these centers have the highest safety ratings of all possible sites where surgery is performed. Despite their high levels of safety, there still are risks that the centers need to address. One examined here is the availability of emergency care should complications develop during surgery. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Interpersonal and Sexual Relationship Commitment

    This 20 page paper explores the topics of commitment in interpersonal and commitment in sexual relationships beginning with an introduction to the concept of commitment – what is it, what does it mean in today's world, and the conclusions of two studies looking into commitment between dating couples. The writer then discuses the ethics of commitment and sexual ethics, a very hot topic in today's world, most of which focuses on the relationship of homosexual couples; next, is a discussion of the theology of commitment. The writer asserts that God wants us to make commitments, first to Him and then to others in our lives but where does commitment fit in this disposable world. The last section addresses pastoral care and counseling, premarital, marital, and divorce. Here, the different types of families are identified along with the ways in which some pastors face the challenge of these diverse families, including the lesbian or gay couple. An approach that has been remarkably successful in reducing the number of divorces is explained in this section. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Workplace and Humor

    A 9 page paper. The premise that humor and fun make a more productive workplace and a more motivated workforce seems logical. Many agree with the premise and the few studies that have been conducted support this premise. But, for as much as is written about humor and work, little empirical evidence exists. This paper discusses the benefits of humor, the use of humor as a management tool and the problems managers need to be aware of, such as sexual harassment. The writer also reports how male and female managers are perceived by subordinates in terms of the use of positive and negative humor. The writer also comments on the possible underlying hostility expressed in humor. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • How Should Starbucks Expand?

    This 7 page paper looks at a case provided the student, looking at the options that the firm has for expansion, including the launch of frappachino, and ice cream product and international expansion. The options are considered in terms of financial benefits. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • General Mills and Ready to Eat Breakfast Cereal Market

    This 24 page paper is a in-depth look at the ready to eat breakfast cereal market in the 1990’s the way it had performed and the changes with the entrance of the private labels. The paper goes on to consider General Mills, the strategy that they adopted as a result of the changes, the risks associated the strategies and what strategies may be suited to the firm for the future. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Analysis Small Private Hospital

    An 8 page paper. Using the case scenario provided by the student, the writer identifies factors in the external environment, the impact of factors in the macro environment, opportunities and threats, and an analysis identifying best, most likely and worst case scenario. bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Counselor's Plan for One Student

    A 15 page paper. Test scores and other information about a 12-year-old boy are provided. This student's scores have declined over the last three years and he is exhibiting a number of behavioral challenges. The writer presents and discusses the information. The counselor's plan is also presented. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Innocent Drinks Value Creation

    This 16 page paper looks at the UK firm Innocent Drinks, which specialized in smoothies and fruit based drinks. The paper looks at the firm, the way in which they compete, the products and marketing mix and the competitive advantages that they have developed and how they add value to their operations. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Rectifying a Poor Motivational Environment

    This 6 page paper considers a scenario where a call centre is losing staff as they are dissatisfied with pay levels and feel that the bonus scheme is implemented in an unfair manner. The paper analyses the problems and considers the way that the scheme and approach of the employers towards the employees may be changed to increase motivations and productivity. The paper looks at motivation theory, equity theory and employee engagement as part of this analysis. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • FALWELL MOTORS CASE STUDY

    This 6-page paper focuses on legal issues faced by the fictitious Falwell Motors company. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Challenges of One Leader

    A 3 page paper that begins with a scenario where the manager is facing personnel challenges. The paper identifies the leadership styles the manager may be using and why they are good or not. The paper also explains the difference between leadership and management and between formal and informal leadership. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Diversification at Phelps Dodge

    This 5 page paper looks at a firm that is reliant on copper process for its revenue, creating volatility. The paper considers the potential value of diversification and looks at other strategies that may be used to reduce the level of validity in the firms’ revenues. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Corporate Culture at Container Company

    A 3 page paper that begins by describing what a strong and weak corporate culture is like. The rest of the paper describes and discusses the culture at Crown Cork. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Asserting a Claim under Contract Law - Australian Case Study

    This 3 page paper considers a case where an individual has been persuaded to move to Australia by being included in a will for a share of the property. The friendship subsequently dissolves. The paper examines the potential for a case to be brought under contract law to assert rights over the property.

  • Bertram Chemical Company (Case Study Analysis)

    This 15 page report contains an executive summary, a case summary, and four other sections. The paper makes recommendations and provides information about trademark infringement. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Assessment of Costco

    This 11 page paper looks at the retail model of Costco, considering the way they compete, the strength of the leadership and whether the model is one that is optimal for the needs of the business. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • CASE STUDY: PLAS TECH

    This 7-page paper focuses on Plas Tech Ltd., and answers questions about management theory and styles.

  • AN ANALYSIS OF GLEGG WATER COMPANY

    This 4-page paper provides an overview of how Glegg Water Company can introduce its new, superior technology to gain more market share and sales. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • SPECTRUM BRANDS CASE STUDY

    This 3-page paper presents an overview on Spectrum Brands. Also included is a Nine-Cell Industry Attractiveness matrix. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Implementing an eBusiness Solution

    This 22 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Xtra is a fictitious firm selling Hollywood memorabilia which needs to introduce a new e-business system. The paper is divided into 5 sections looking at different elements of the implementation. The first section considers the requirements and constraints for the system; the second section looks at issues concerning implementation, including resources and timing of the implementation. The third section looks at how leadership should be undertaken. The forth section discusses the way the change should be managed by looking at potential barriers and the use of communication. The last section looks at the value and potential use of mentoring and coaching for the implementation. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • AFFORDING JUNK FOOD: CASE STUDY ANALYSIS

    This 3-page paper answers questions pertaining to junk food consumption among low-income families. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Investment Assessment for Caledonia

    This 11 page paper is based on a case supplied by the student, assessing a potential investment. The paper is divided into questions a – k, assessing which types of cash flow or profit are important in the assessment of an investment and presenting calculations for the set up costs, incremental cash flow, net present value and internal rate of return calculations. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Modelo’s Beer Market

    This 6 page paper examines the Mexican beer brewer; Modelo and answers questions sector by the student. Questions included examination of the trends in the global beer market, how and why Modelo successful in entering the US market through strategic alliances, consideration of the next potential market, the challenges of the organization are likely to face the future and a discussion concerning whether or not the organization should undertake diversification. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Leadership Case Study: Alan Mulally

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of Alan Mulally's leadership at Ford. An emphasis is placed upon his transformational approach to leadership and the "One Ford" culture he implemented. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Questions Regarding H&R

    This 4 page paper answers 4 questions on a case study regarding the Canadian sewing machine company H&R. The first question looks at the way in which firms using sewing technology of the impacted by changes in the macro environment. The second page considers the influences of the microenvironment on the suppliers and manufacturers of sewing machines. The third question looks at some strengths and weaknesses of the management of the organization. The last question assesses different strategic alternatives that the company may use in order to recover from significant losses. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Leadership Skills and Open Communication at Mattel

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of organizational problems at Mattel. Recommendations for improved leadership are given, in the context of leadership theories. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Questions on the Way Wal-Mart Has Expanded in the International Market

    This 3 page paper looks at the international expansion process undertaken by Wal-Mart, and answers three questions. The first answer considers the process utilized to expand into Mexico and Latin America, and why that expansion was successful. The second question considers why expansion into Europe was not as successful. The third answer discusses whether Wal-Mart was utilizing a globalization or a localization strategy. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Business Ethics: Tiffany and Co.

    This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of different approaches to business ethics. The example of Tiffany and Co. is invoked to show the ethical ambiguities inherent in real life situations. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Marketing Analysis of Zara

    This 10 page paper examines the Spanish fashion firm Zara from a marketing perspective, identifying the target markets, positioning, the approach adopted by the firm to marketing, the competitive advantages and ends with recommendations for a new marketing strategy. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Dementia Case

    A 3 page paper that begins with a brief description of the patient who is exhibiting signs of dementia. The paper discusses interventions for both the patient and her spouse. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • A Case Study of Work and Family Programs

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of work family programs. The example of NASA is used to examine how programs help employees maintain work-life balance. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Shana and Children - Ethical Issues

    A 4 page paper that responds to questions related to a scenario provided by the student. A mother arrives at a therapist’s office with her three children. She wants the therapist to make phone calls and fix things. This paper discusses the ethical issues embedded in the case, the types of assessments to conduct with the children and why. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Scenario with Cogntive Theory

    A 6 page paper that begins with a scenario of an unmarried couple with children. The essay explains sociocultural theory and cognitive theory and applies them to the scenario. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • ALCOA CASE STUDY: VALUES IN ETHICS

    This 3-page paper discusses ethical behavior at Alcoa. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Strategic Allocations of R&D Funds and Pricing Decision for Handheld (SLP 2)

    This 6 page paper is based in a scenario provided by the student, with the need to make adjustments to a plan allocating research and development funds and making pricing decisions. The decision for each round and the results are shown. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • CASE STUDY ANALYSIS: MERGERS DON’T ALWAYS LEAD TO CULTURE CLASHES

    This 3-page paper discusses Bank of America's acquisition of MBNA and why culture clashes, for the most part, were avoided. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Acaria Communications and the Potential Closing of a Call Centre

    This 10 page paper looks at a case supplied by student, concerning a firm looking at closing an office. The first part of the paper assesses the performance of a company using a ratio analysis. The questions also look t the way costs are allocated, the performance of the offices and figures that would be needed to assess the impact of a closure. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION: A CASE STUDY OF JOHN AND MARY

    This 16-page paper explores the role of culture, upbringing and psychology in contributing to sexual dysfunction. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • CASE STUDY: VIDDING: FREE EXPRESSION OR COPYRIGHT PIRACY?

    This 3-page paper discusses copyright laws pertaining to viding. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Xerox's Transformation

    A 5 page paper that provides a brief history of Xerox and emphasizes the transformation of Xerox Corp. under Anne Mulcahy. The writer also mentions Alan Mulally, CEO of Ford, and the challenges both these CEOs faced and how they handled those challenges. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Asian Agri Market and Strategy

    This 12 page paper examines a case supplied by the student concerning Asian Agri. The company operates in the palm oil industry, selling most of their products in the Asian region. The paper answers three questions. The first looks at the case in order to assess the potential future trends in the pal oil industry. The second question seeks to identify potentially viable strategies. The last questions assesses if there would be a benefit to the company and other firms in the industry to promote the use of palm oil. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • CASE STUDY: SMITH ACCOUNTING

    This 3-page paper discusses how the four functions of management can help save an ailing tax accounting firm. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • The Position and Strategy of JetBlue Following the Valentines Day Debacle

    This 6 page paper looks at JetBlue in 2008. The positions of the firm, as well as conditions of the US airline industry, are considered. The paper then looks at the strategy of the firm and the way it changed before discussing whether or not the new strategy was likely to succeed. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Role Ambiguity Causes Problems for Company

    This 15 page paper begins with a brief scenario of the case. The paper analyzes the issues and identifies the problems. The paper explains the need for role clarification and communication and also discusses the need for effective communication. The writer provides specific recommendations for the company to improve performance. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Using CAPM and CGM to Calculate Stock Price for XYZ

    This 4 page paper uses data supplied by the student concerning the company XYZ, and uses this data to calculate the share price using the CAPM and CGM models at two different risk free rates. The P/E ratio model is also used. The results are compared to the actual market price of the share and reasons for diversity of the results are discussed. All calculations and formulas are shown. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Strategic Challenges to the Music Industry

    This 7 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The music industry faced challenges and threats in 1999 wit the launch of Napster. The paper gives the answers to three questions. The situation is defined by looking at the three main drivers of new business; the information revolution, technology and globalization. The reactions are the industry is discussed. Finally, the case is considered from the I/O, RBV and guerilla perspectives. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • An Urban Planning/Criminal Justice Case Study

    This 4 page paper provides an overview of the case of Junction City, a community that has issues in the implementation of planning related to their criminal justice system. Bibliography lists 2 sources

  • Coaching Leaders - A Plan

    A 5 page paper. This essay responds to a case provided by the student of a leader who was authoritarian. The writer suggests a coaching process be used with the leader to help her become more effective. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Scientific Management Theories, Motivation, and Theories

    This is a 5 page paper discussing various aspects of management including scientific management theories, the Hawthorne Experiments and other areas including an example of a social structure found within a work setting. Over the course of history, work, mainly manufactured work, has been studied in terms of the various elements required needed for the production of an item and the time it would take workers to complete this task. In addition, with the introduction of certain industrial technologies over time, manufacturing and the management of manufacturing systems and teams have been altered to accommodate new trends and technologies. Management, within an historical perspective, had little to do direct contact within the employees which was generally left to the foremen. However, Frederick Winslow Taylor in the 19th century began to think in terms of “scientific management” in which production management became important to improving the overall production of any manufacturing area. While scientific management looked mainly to efficiency in production, the Hawthorne experiments in the 1920s found that work places are very much social systems and workers reacted accordingly. Lastly, employee motivation need to be established by owners and managers in order to initiate recruitment for firms and retain employees once recruited. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Anxiety Attacks and the Analysis of Sigmund Freud

    This is a 4 page paper discussing how Freud would analyze anxiety attacks. Anxiety attacks, panic attacks and anxiety disorders in general have been studied in medicine and psychology for over a century. Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) considered the father of psychoanalysis believed that “anxiety neurosis” and anxiety attacks experienced by individuals resulted from individuals no longer being able to repress impulses which were in conflict or not satisfied during the childhood psychosexual developmental stages. Freud found that anxiety and panic attacks resembled greatly people’s reactions when they were confronted with danger except there would seem to be no danger present. Therefore, Freud would conclude, the danger must be internal and resulting from “failure of repression” in which an individual would be overwhelmed with panic or a phobia. Through psychoanalysis, Freud would attempt with the patient to discover the area of conflict from their past in which their needs were not nurtured or gratified or which had instilled a fear which they had repressed; a repression which could no longer be contained and resulting in anxiety attacks. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Holistic Dynamic Personality Theory of Abraham Maslow

    This is a 9 page paper including abstract that discusses Maslow’s holistic-dynamic theory of personality. Personality has been studied in regards to various psychological approaches including psychoanalytical theories, learning theories, dispositional theories and humanistic psychology theories among others. Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) developed theories of personality from a humanistic psychological standpoint. His holistic-dynamic theory of personality advocates that individuals require the fulfillment of certain fundamental needs in order to develop their personality and use their intelligence efficiently, acquire higher functioning and problem solving proficiently. Basic needs consisted of safety, love and respect. A more complex hierarchy of needs addressed the more comprehensive concepts of belongingness, esteem, self-esteem and self-actualization among others. Without the gratification of having these fundamental needs met, individuals will suffer frustration and eventually psychological “sickness”. Within the work environment, individuals experience boredom, lack of energy, low self-esteem and personal and professional problems seems insurmountable. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Author Stephen Crane and the Naturalist Literary Genre

    This is a 5 page paper discussing the naturalism genre in literature and writer Stephen Crane. American writer Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was well known for his naturalist style during his time. Naturalism in literature was a philosophy used by writers to describe humans in regards to the influences and interactions within their own environments. The characters described in naturalist literature were usually in dire surroundings and often from the middle to lower classes. Despite their circumstances however, humans within naturalist literature were able to eventually overcome their situations by some form of courage or heroism which Crane found to be consistent in all of the cultures and setting he studied. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Differential Treatment of Women Laborers in Canada

    This is a 12 page paper discussing wage and labor differentials for women in Canada. Within Canada today, women in the labor force generally make 70 to 80 cents for every dollar men make. This “wage gap” has actually decreased greatly over the years but still has a long way to go for total equity in the work place despite positive legislation in the 1970s and 1980s. Historically, women within Canada have been “crowded” into certain female-dominated professions such as clerical positions, nursing, teaching, domestic work, social work and sales and services. While clerical work once was comparable with male blue-collar jobs in regards to pay, the increase in unionization in many blue-collar trades left most of the female-dominated positions as those which were lower paid. As women shifted away from clerical positions and proceeded to attain degrees in higher education, the wage gap began to decrease but then women encountered the “glass ceiling” in which women held a disproportionate number of positions in the lowest quartile in large corporations. Today, women still have lower average salaries than men despite the gain in higher education. One of the reasons found within studies by Statistics Canada and others is that women who choose to have and raise children lose experience during their absence; experience men continue to gain which in turn leads to more promotions. Another reason believed for the continue wage gap is discrimination which still exists within employers, co-workers and the general population somewhat who still categorize some professions as “female” (such as teaching) and some as “male” (such as the trades) and in essence this restricts female workers from opportunities within the blue collar and higher executive markets. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Hurricanes of the North Atlantic Climate and Society by James B. Elsner and A. Birol Kara

    This is a 5 page book review of James B. Elsner and A. Birol Kara’s text “Hurricanes of the North Atlantic: Climate and Society” (1999). James B. Elsner and A. Birol Kara’s text “Hurricanes of the North Atlantic: Climate and Society” (1999) is considered an extensive scientific text authored by two well established researchers in their areas of expertise. The book written by a professor of meteorology and geography at Florida State University and a contractor for the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory of NASA uses historical and scientific studies to assess the hurricane activity and consequences in the North Atlantic while providing the reader with prediction models, historical data sets, statistics and the “societal vulnerability to hurricanes”. Overall, Book News (1999) considers it “of likely interest to meteorologists, climatologists, and economists, as well as decision makers in government and industry”. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • History and Linguistics of the Jamaican Creole Language

    This is an 8 page paper discussing the Jamaican Creole language. The Jamaican Creole language, also known as Western Caribbean English, has been a unique language since the beginning of the 19th century although is it still only officially linguistically classified along with Creole and Pidgin languages as “language isolate, unclassified” with the International Linguistics Center in Dallas, Texas. Because of its unique elements which differentiate it from Standard English in the areas of linguistic phonology, morphology, semantics and pragmatics, linguists believe that it should not be considered a “dialect” but should be reclassified as a “nation-language”. Not only spoken in Jamaica, Jamaican Creole is also spoken in Columbia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Jamaican is also influencing cultures and societies around the globe as large communities of West Indians who reside in countries such as Canada and the United States not only bring their language to the culture but also elements of their music, mannerism and lifestyle which are being adopted by neighboring communities. The Jamaican language is considered an excellent example of the many languages which are participating in the “Latinization” of the English language and are important in the linguistic study of the evolution of language. Includes an outline. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Gram Positive Bacteria and Microbiology: Gram-Positive Bacteria Cells

    This is a 3 page paper discussing Gram-positive bacteria. In the study of microbiology, common Gram-positive bacteria cells are Straphlyococcus aureus or Streptococcus cremoris often used in dairy production. Gram-positive bacteria are considered distinct in their multiple layered cell walls almost made up entirely of peptidoglycan. Gram-positive bacteria have four associated families which include Bacillaceae, Micrococcaceae, Mycobacteriaceae, and Peptococcaceae all of which vary in their growth rates, motility, and the media on which they grow. In addition, some Gram-positive bacteria have the ability to produce specific biochemical activities and/or specific toxins. Because of this, Gram-positive bacteria are sometimes used for fermentation, the reduction of nitrate or the production of coagulase or catalase among other uses. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Cancer and Homes with Unacceptable Radon Gas Levels

    This is a 7 page paper discussing indoor radon exposure as a leading cause of lung cancer. In the U.S., it is estimated that 1 out of every 15 homes has an “unacceptable” level of radon gas (higher than 4 pCi/l). Within the last 15 years, radon has been found to be the second leading cause of lung cancer within the U.S. claiming over 14,000 deaths each year. While studies are still being conducting in several countries and populations, it seems that radon is linked primarily with causing lung cancer and has not been linked with any other types of cancer at this point. This is primarily due to the fact that alpha radiation released by the radon progeny atoms which adhere to the lungs has little capacity to travel distances and therefore concentrates its damage to the lungs. While certain aspects of reducing radon exposure are still being debated, such as what can be considered “safe” levels, most scientists and state and federal health agencies agree that there is little doubt that radon is one of the leading causes of lung cancer and humans receive their radon exposure from indoor environments such as homes, school and work environments where the radon levels are considerably higher than outdoors. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • A Discussion of Caretakers of Our Common House by Carol Lakey Hess

    This is a 6 page paper discussing Hess’ “Caretakers of Our Common House”. Carol Lakey Hess’ “Caretakers of Our Common House: Women’s Development in Communities of Faith” studies not only areas connected with faith, theology and women’s experience but also the various aspects in the difference of female socialization in regards to “caring and connection” and how this relates to theological interpretation. The idea of the practice of faith within communities relates to Hess’ argument that separation and connection is obtained through “hard dialogues and deep connections” in which girls and women care be nurtured to be caretakers of their “own house” (self) as well as the “common house” (the community of faith). Women, through conversational education and strong leadership in the religious community can overcome the generations of gender socialization which have largely led to men as powerful and women as servile, caring, and supportive which has resulted in women “losing themselves” to societal roles. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Small City Curfew Imposition Case Study Evaluation

    This 6 page paper evaluates the city of Columbia, Missouri and its need for the imposition of a curfew. The concept of curfew is carefully evaluated and a proposal is made. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Hans Urs von Balthasar and Bernard Lonergan on Liberation and Transcendental Theologies

    This is a 5 page paper discussing transcendental and liberation theologies in relation to Bernard Lonergan and Hans Urs von Balthasar. Transcendental and liberation theologies have recently been developed within the paradigms of the Catholic Church and both can be seen to be culturally and historically based. Traditional teachings in the Catholic Church tended to have “onesidedness” in which man was “allowed” to partake of God’s glory and God’s truth and goodness were seen as the purpose for following Him. In light of recent historical and cultural events, this onesidedness was becoming more and more difficult to understand because of the horrific treatment of individuals. Liberation theology was developed in Latin America and the ideas of sin and grace were understood more on a social level where God did not place individual sins and grace on those less fortunate but instead provided empathy. Transcendental theology was developed more as a study not on God’s effect on man but more so based on man’s development of religion working on an understanding of “man towards God” and not on the traditional “God towards man”. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Friedrich Nietzsche and Nihilism

    This is an 11 page paper discussing Nietzsche and the concept of nihilism within his work. German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) is probably best known for his works on nihilism; the belief that all values, truths and morals which have been constructed by man are baseless including those within the Bible. Nietzsche did not originally begin his work in the area in nihilism but throughout his own study and questioning of the theories of truth found in theology, the classics and philosophy which had always been readily accepted for centuries, he concluded that the eventual course of man would be that of nihilism. As man demands more answers through the field of science, many of the traditional theories and religious beliefs will be stripped away. At the same time, humans will begin to realize that they cannot meet the ideals of the invented truth and will not be able to transcend into that “higher world”. Despair follows and man must return to nature and a time of humanity where the invented concepts of “good” versus “evil” are no longer relevant. Beliefs are then based on the singular concepts of each person living each day. However, these ideas are contrary to societal beliefs and the basic structure of society and therefore society as we know it will be destroyed. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Communication Barriers to Emergency Medical Services to Homeless, Transsexuals, and Prostitutes

    This is a 6 page paper with added tutorial language discussing the emergency medical services communication barriers which exist in the special populations of prostitutes, transsexuals and homeless populations. Although various emergency and health care services are offered in Toronto and the province of Ontario, the populations of homeless people, prostitutes and transsexuals are reluctant to use these services. All three of these populations have reported harassment, and “treat ‘em and street ‘em” minimal services from emergency health care services. This adds to the reluctance to contact these services in addition to the fear of contacting official agencies because of the legal implications. Incidence of drug and alcohol abuse and underage prostitution in addition to the high degree of violence associated with prostitution lead to an obvious initial degree of reluctance to contact authorities in regards to emergency assistance. Unfortunately, these populations have a higher need of emergency services than most due to the increase risk of substance abuse, exposure to disease and in the case of transsexuals, complications due to the administration of hormones. Despite the findings from most studies, initial examination of services offered in homeless shelters in the Toronto area show that these first contact agencies do not include access to emergency and health care services. In order to improve communication to these populations first contact should perhaps be instigated through these initial services. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Sexual Exploitation and the Trafficking of Women

    A 48 page paper presenting a comprehensive overview of human trafficking, particularly of women for the purpose of sexual exploitation. The introduction provides a general overview and insight into the extent of this crime. Human trafficking is reported to be the third most profitable illegal business in the world. The second section of the paper offers a feminist perspective on trafficking of women and girls into prostitution. Data include numbers from many different regions in the world. Estimates run as high as 2 million women and girls trafficked every year. Data support the premise that human trafficking is a gendered business, a backlash against feminism, according to one well-known author. The impact of globalization on sex trafficking is then explored. Countries are categorized as origin points, transition points or destination points. The classifications of numerous countries are reported, some of which fit into all three categories. International and national laws and agreements regarding human trafficking and particularly sex trafficking are reported in the next section. Two case studies are then reported: Ukraine and the Philippines. A summary and conclusions end the essay. Bibliography lists 50 sources.

  • Ethical Case Study; Is It Ethical for an Employee to Use Work Time for a Personal Projects?

    This 9 page paper discusses the ethics concerning an IT professional who has used the slack time at work to write a program for personal use. The program is to identify undervalued stocks on the stock market so that the employee can purchase them. The employee has made personal gains. The paper looks at the situation from a range of ethical perspectives including consequentialism, deontological theories and principilism to determine whether the employee has acted ethically or unethically. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Negative Recency and the Faulty Communications Perceptions Within the Work and Management Environments Study

    This is a 10 page paper discussing the perception of the recency effect within the work environment. Recency in which the most recent information received by an individual seems to be given the most weight in decision making has a great deal of importance in the field of management and the work environment. Managers within the business environment are used to dealing with recency plans within a business sense in that recency in business is a measurement of customers who have purchased merchandise “recently” or within an advertising perspective it is the psychological effect in which customers remember the “most recent” merchandizing when purchasing products. Despite management knowing about business recency, few if any are aware of the psychological recency effect within their own decision making process and the perceptual errors which can be made. In fact, the recency effect within the work environment can lead to poor judgment, poor or inconsistent management and poor communication skills throughout administration. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Ethical Case Study; Is It Ethical for an Employee to Use Work Time for a Personal Projects?

    This 9 page paper discusses the ethics concerning an IT professional who has used the slack time at work to write a program for personal use. The program is to identify undervalued stocks on the stock market so that the employee can purchase them. The employee has made personal gains. The paper looks at the situation from a range of ethical perspectives including consequentialism, deontological theories and principilism to determine whether the employee has acted ethically or unethically. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • History and Immigration of Blacks to the Pacific Northwest

    An 11 page discussion of the problems black immigrants to the Pacific Northwest have faced. The author asserts that the deep societal prejudice and the discrimination that resulted has had long term impacts for black immigrants and their descendants. A complimentary annotated bibliography is included. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Zora Neale Hurston's 'The Gilded Six Bits' and Alice Walker's 'Everyday Use'

    This 5 page paper analyzes Walker's "Everyday Use" and Hurston's "The Gilded Six-Bits". Specifically, this paper highlights their portrayal of women, black-on-black issues and mother-child relationships. Bibliography lists 0 sources.

  • Community Nursing Issue Regarding HIV in Black Males and 2010 Objectives

    A 7 page research paper that examines the problem of increased risk for HIV among young black men. This examination demonstrates the dire need for community health nursing efforts to be coordinated with other health initiatives in order to provide a comprehensive strategy for addressing the needs of this demographic group. In addressing this problem, this examination also focuses on young black men in the Philadelphia area, who appear to be a group particularly at risk. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Chameleon Street Film and Black Aesthetic Theory

    This is a 5 page paper discussing the discourse used in terms of black aesthetic theory in the film “Chameleon Street” directed by Wendell B. Harris Jr. Unlike the other films released during the early 1990s by other African-American directors who demonstrated the black urban “other” aspects of black critical theory, Harris’ portrayal of con man Douglas Street whose adaptable persona came to be recognized as the inner African-American psyche in today’s society. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Journal Article Review on Teaching Fifth Graders Science

    This 3 page paper presents a review of a journal article. The article reports a case study of four fifth-grade teachers. This review reports the type and purpose of study, an overview of the study, the conclusions of the authors and the relevance of the article for teachers. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • The Health Care System in the United States and Access by Black Americans

    This 17 page paper reports the health status of African-Americans in the U.S. Statistics about the incidence of specific diseases and mortality rates among Black Americans as compared to White Americans are reported. The essay includes a discussion of the barriers to quality health care services. For instance, Black women are more likely to die of colon, rectal and breast cancer and Black men are more than twice as likely to die of prostrate cancer. The writer then turns to report the racial and ethnic composition of physicians as well as that of medical students. The discussion includes a few suggestions for correcting this inequity in quality health care. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 27 sources.

  • Cinema and 'Race Films'

    This is a 5 page paper discussing the film genre “race films”. In the 1920s emerged a new era of cinema known as the “race films” which were made by African Americans, starred African Americans in independent roles and were meant for African American audiences. This movement was meant as a rebuttal for the largely popular film “The Birth of a Nation” (1915) which glorified the Ku Klux Klan. The actors who starred in the race films were soon integrated into Hollywood films in the 1930s to 1950s but received largely supporting and stereotyped roles as mammies as seen in “Gone With the Wind”. The 1970s brought about another era of race films inspired by the civil rights movement and again a decade of films were released which were made, starred and intended for African Americans. The 1980s saw another era of supporting roles and black/white buddy movies for black actors until the most recent movement in black film making began in the late 1980s. Black directors such as Spike Lee showed the political and economic climate of the urban African American situation which resulted in another boom of race films. The genre had changed over the years however and in today’s cinema can be found a mixture of black/white buddy roles, stereotyped racial roles and movies depicting African American urban blight. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Review of an Article on Nursing Home Residents and Hospitalization

    A 7 page paper that reviews a journal article entitled Hospitalization of Nursing Home Residents: A Qualitative Study by Kutner and colleagues. Specific questions are addressed, including: problem studied, purpose of study, research method, sample population, data collection and analysis, strengths and weaknesses and the implications of the study. This study considered the relationship between registered nurse/nursing home resident staffing ratio and hospitalizations of the residents. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • URBAN OUTFITTERS - MARKETING A BUSINESS

    This 4-page paper provides an analysis of the case study "Urban Outfitters Continuing Case Study -- Marketing a Business."

  • Black American Perspectives on Death and Dying from a Religious View

    This 10 page paper discusses religious beliefs and cultural customs regarding death and dying among the African American population. First, it would be wrong to lump all African Americans together and assume they all share the same religious and cultural beliefs and use the same procedures when it comes to death and dying. That would be a gross stereotypical conclusion. There are a multitude of variables that influence any family's beliefs and customs. This essay reports the comments and discussions of a number of persons who belong to this racial community and/or who have studied the topics. There are some core beliefs that may be practiced by many of the black population, such as spirituality, the circle of life and the collective decision making process. These are explained and discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Review of an Article on Nursing

    This 8 page paper is a critique of an article: Dahl, Julie, RN, CNP, MS & Penque, Sue, RN, CNP, MS. (2000, March). The Effects of an Advanced Practice Nurse – Directed Heart Failure Program published in The Nurse Practitioner. The writer comments on these issues: purpose and hypothesis of study, population included, appropriateness of data collection and analysis, variables related to the study and control of those variables, internal and external validity, the review of literature, the design of the study, the conclusions drawn, implications and importance of the study. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Leadership Study Literature Review

    A 20 page literature review that is designed to be used with a study on leadership that employs the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), developed by Kouzes and Posner in the late 1980s. While this review of pertinent literature does not solely address studies that have employed the LPI, this point is occasionally stressed, as this is the study instrument to be employed by the student researching this topic. In the following literature review, research studies are examined in which leadership was addressed in reference to gender, age, ethnicity and education. Bibliography lists 32 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Urban versus Suburban Standardized Testing

    This 9 page paper presents part of a research proposal to study the factors that contribute to the difference in achievement levels between suburban and urban students. The introduction provides a basic overview of standardized tests, the purpose of the study and the hypothesis for the study. The literature review reports studies that confirm the gap between suburban and urban but also identifies other variables affecting achievement, such as poverty. The methodology section describes the types of data to be collected. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Delimitations, Limitations, Summary/Research Proposal

    A 3 page research paper that elaborates on a research study proposal. In previous papers, this writer/tutor has provided guides to a student to aid in formulating a research study whose goal is to determine the effect of absenteeism in the elementary grades. This paper adds to the previous guides by discussing how to formulate the sections of the proposed study dealing with delimitations, limitations, and a study summary. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Theory and This of Recruitment and Selection- A Learning Log

    This 11 page paper is written in the style of a learning log with 3 entries. The first entry considers the subject to be studied; equipment and selection, and identifies a suitable organization to be studied. The second entry considers the different theories and concepts which have been learned, the way that they have been studied and how they may be applied to the organization it is being studied. The last entry reflects on what has been learned and how it may be applied. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Concepts of Negritude

    5 pages in length. The social, cultural and political events that helped to shape the concept of Negritude for Leopold Sedar Senghor, Leon Damas and Aime Cesaire were vast and far-reaching when it came to sculpting their individual interpretations of the word. In short, the birth of Negritude was the birth of Black Consciousness and the Harlem Renaissance, which was hastened by the need for the African community to be recognized for its beneficial and inherent contributions. Spawning a significant literary movement in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s comprised of French-speaking African and Caribbean writers, Negritude opened up an entirely different view of blacks that had never before been considered. The writer discusses what Negritude represented to the individual writers. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Slavery as Presented in Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

    In 5 pages, the author discusses Harriett Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin or Life Among the Lowly. 'When considering the institution of slavery in America, one must look to one specific text in order to understand what happened during that horrific time in America's past. That work is Uncle Tom's Cabin or Life Among the Lowly, which exemplifies the injustices faced by the Black American in the 1800s. This book was written by Harriett Beecher Stowe and published in 1852. From this tome, one is able to examine how the institution of slavery and a condoning society conspired to destroy the souls of the enslaved Black Americans. As an author, Stowe appears to want the reader to comprehend those realities so that he/she can better understand how to become a human being instead of a virtual animal. Her thesis appears to be that slavery equals destruction, evil, and lack of humanity. Slavery has negative ethical, moral, and religious implications.' No other sources are cited.

  • White Privilege and 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' by Martin Luther King Jr.

    5 pages in length. For nearly as long as man has existed, racism has been driving a wedge between blacks and whites. Attempting to point out precisely how the white race has dominated throughout history, Martin Luther King, Jr. took time to address a criticism directed toward marches that were held in Birmingham, Alabama. To King, taking such time to do so was typically not achieved, however, seeing as he was in the Birmingham Jail with little else to do, he saw to it to utilize his time quite constructively. The writer discusses how within the literary boundaries of 'Letter From The Birmingham Jail,' King effectively -- and very diplomatically, indeed -- spoke of many racial ills that perpetually kept the black and white races apart, characterizing much of this separation being the result of white privilege. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Pedro Paramo's Character

    A 5 page paper discussing Juan Rulfo unreigned musings on existentialism combined with fatalism. This is the picture of life in the negative view, that frame that has not yet been printed so that its orientation can be correct. Black is white and white is black; the living are dead and the dead are living. There is no morality because there is no true life, but only that of living death. Paramo controls his town in death as he did in life, which is possible for him because the true death is life. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Black and White Objectives During the US Reconstruction Era

    3 pages in length. It was not always easy being a black cotton farmer in the Deep South, inasmuch as there were tremendous political, economic, social, and legal changes that occurred between the years of 1865 and 1877. These changes, including the Reconstruction, began around the time of the Civil War and only continued to escalate after it had ended. The writer discusses how there were quite a few conflicts that came out of -- as well as were solved by -- the war, but some of the most instrumental had to do with how blacks were treated by the whites. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Successful Corporate Turnaround of Black and Decker

    A 11 page paper discussing the Black and Decker Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of power tools, hardware, and building products for homes and commercial applications. Black & Decker underwent a radical restructuring in 1985 that cost close to $215 million. Ultimately, the restructuring has paid off with sales and earnings climbing for the past 13 years. Now, in 1999, the company has announced ended the business year of 1998 with its strongest balance sheet in a decade. The company’s share (BDK) was up 44 percent for the year, resulting in a five-year compound annual growth rate of nearly 22% in comparable per-share earnings. The turnaround can be easily attributed to the changes made in strategic management at all levels of the company. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Black Literature and Violence

    A 15 page research paper/essay that examines the theme of violence in Frederick Douglass' Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl and W.E.B. Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk. The writer argues that the violence regularly perpetrated against people of African descent is a common thread connecting these works. While, naturally, these authors address other issues and complications of the institution of slavery, violence provides a background theme that serves to underscore all else. It is the coercive and pervasive element that white mainstream culture uses to keep blacks "in their place" during the antebellum era, and long after African Americans theoretically were free. In regards to the slave narratives of Douglass and Jacobs, the writer focuses on the differences between male and female slave experience. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Color Photography and its History

    9 pages in length. Once the staple of photography, black and white images have all but given way to its color counterpart. Indeed, the lure of bright, rich color was, in and of itself, enough of a selling point to draw away from what had heretofore existed only in the finite world of black and white. The advent of color photography brought with it an entirely new perspective to the industry, which included more expansive manufacturing plants, increased consumer interest and a glimpse into a more realistic image. The writer discusses the history of color photography. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Civil Rights Movement

    This 9 page paper discusses the contributions of Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The writer recounts Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955 and also explains the segregation laws concerning the buses in Montgomery. A small group of black women then distributed flyers asking blacks not to use the bus on the following Monday. A new committee was formed with a relatively new resident of the city as its leader - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The writer then recounts some of King's remarkable work and achievements on behalf of the civil rights movement. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Black Creek Furniture Case Study

    This 12 page paper looks at a case supplied by the student; Black Creek Furniture. The company is successful, but old fashioned and would benefit from adopting a new IT strategy. The paper examines the company, the customers and the current systems and makes recommendations for the adoption of a web enabled Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Writing a HRM Case Study

    This 11 page paper looks at what should be included in a case study written for students to analyze. The paper starts by looking at what should be included and the general approach to be taken. The paper then presents a sample case study for a fictitious case study which demonstrates problem in a firm due to the failure of a manger to follow the HRM polices. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Strategic Human Resource Management at Standard Chartered Bank

    This 20 page case study is written in three sections. Using a case study supplied by the student the first part compares the human resource management approaches of the Standard Chartered Bank to determine is the company us using strategic human resource management (SHRM). In the second section arguments are supplied to support the ongoing use of talent management strategies in an environment where costs need to be cut. The finak section discusses the importance of measurement to assess the success, or failure, of strategic HRM and suggests some measures suitable for the case study.

  • Statistical Analysis Analyzed

    A 4 page paper analyzing the use of statistics in a specific study. It could be useful to compare means derived from the qualitative and quantitative portions of the study, followed by ANOVA assessment of variances between the two. Comparing these very different sections to compare results could enhance the study’s internal validity. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Ethics for Business Research

    This 8 page considers the issues of ethics when undertaking business research with the use of quantitative research using questionnaires and qualitative reseach using a commercial case study. The paper discusses the areas of ethics that should be considered when designing business research, in this case a case study for strategy development of a low cost airline. The paper considers how ethical considerations may change the plan of research that involves a corporate case study and quantitative research using questionnaires. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Article on Mothers' Depression and Infants Critiqued

    A 4 page critique of a quantitative nursing study, which analysis to be sound. This study is one that can be quite useful in practice in that it illustrates that interactive coaching intervention is beneficial to mothers and children where mothers are suffering from depressive tendencies. This study indicates that positive support is beneficial. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Article Analysis/Evidence-Based Practice

    A 9 page article analysis of a research study, Pravikoff, Tanner and Pierce (2005), that was designed to evaluate the knowledge, computer literacy skills and general readiness of American nurses to implement evidence-based nursing practice. The writer summarizes and evaluates each section of the study, concluding with an evaluation of the research's significance to nursing. No additional sources cited.

  • Hand Washing and the Care of Patients

    A 5 page paper discussing the importance of hand washing in nursing. Primarily based on a study of nurses' hand washing practices, the problem is important for nursing study because (1) it is so pervasive, and (2) returning to basics – hand washing, surface disinfecting and other measures – has been found to be so highly effective in controlling incidence of nosocomial infection. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Managing and Treating Sexual Offenders

    This 60 page paper is a dissertation study of the treatment and management of sexual offenders. This paper relates the existing studies on this subject and makes some distinct conclusions on beneficial approaches. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Research on Ethics and Management

    A 5 page research paper that, first of all, summarizes the lessons to be learned from a research study conducted by Dane K. Peterson (2002). This paper also relates the information from Peterson's study to theory. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Traditionalism and Constructivism in the Teaching of Math

    This 2.5 page paper provides a review of a journal article using the format provided by the student. Topics include description of study, sample population, assessment instruments, statistical analysis, results of study and usefulness of article. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Premarital Counseling Effects Upon Marriage Length

    An 8 page paper describing a quantitative study assessing whether pre-marital counseling positively affects length of marriage. Despite all of the attention that the problem of divorce receives, divorce rates continue to increase. Most couples do not undergo pre-marital counseling, which anecdotally is viewed as being beneficial in strengthening and preserving marriages. The hypothesis tested here is that couples who undergo pre-marital counseling remain married longer than those who do not; results of the empirical study support the hypothesis. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Abnormal Psychology Study and Law Enforcement

    A 5 page paper discussing the benefits that this study brings to law enforcement. Both crimes and criminals are becoming more sophisticated each year. The study of abnormal psychology cannot be a be-all and end-all measure for law enforcement, but it can help even the playing field between criminals and law enforcement. It can assist in avoiding wasted investigative time, and it can be instrumental in making local law enforcement more productive in their investigations. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Communication and Psychology

    This 8 page paper considers the argument that there is too little emphasis on communication in the study of psychology. Looking at this from different aspects the paper argues for and against this statement suing a range of evidence from different studies before reaching a conclusion.

  • Occupational versus Nursing Therapy for Stroke Patients

    This 14 page paper reports and reviews a published research study entitled "Observing washing and dressing of stroke patients: nursing intervention compared with occupational therapists. What is the difference?" The investigators specifically compared categories of interventions used by nurses as compared to occupational therapists when working with stroke patients with morning hygiene and drssing activities. This paper reports and comments on the methodoligy used, explainng the types of research approaches used, and, in general, critiques the study. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • An Analysis of a Journal Article on Nursing

    A 5 page analysis of an article that discusses a nursing research project. The article details the research study conducted by Hayes, which examined how adherence to Emergency Department (ED) discharge instructions could be improved for the elderly. The writer relates the details of the study and evaluates the article as superlative in regards to content and contributing to professional nursing. No additional sources cited.

  • Article Critique/Handling Difficult Situations/Daily Care

    An 8 page article critique. One of the most difficult nursing tasks is caring for patients with serious or terminal illness. Nurses involved with this level of care have to be both involved and caring, but also sufficiently detached as to avoid emotional burnout. In their qualitative study, Blomberg and Sahlberg-Blom (2007) addressed how nurses cope with the day-to-day stresses of offering care with these care difficult care settings. This critique is a summation and analysis of their study article. No additional sources cited.

  • Research Evaluation on Nursing Home Costs of Utilizing MDS/PPS RUG III Systems

    A 5 page paper assessing the validity and scientific merit of two studies of nursing home population samples in advance of conducting a larger study that will develop and test an innovation in long term care. That innovation will consist of creating alliances between nursing homes and assisted living facilities to provide the latter with skilled nursing care. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Article Critique/Effects of Remembering/Nursing Home Residents

    A 10 page critique of a study article by Cook (1998) entitled "Effects of Reminiscence on Life Satisfaction of Elderly Female Nursing Home Residents." The writer summarizes and analyzes each section of this study report and finds it overall to be a positive contribution to nursing science. No additional sources cited.

  • Article Review of Massage Benefits

    This 5 page article review in the field of psychology focuses on an article entitled "The Effectiveness of Massage Therapy Intervention on Reducing Anxiety in the Workplace." The study is discussed in depth. The hypothesis is duly noted, along with an analysis of different variables. A critique of this study is provided. No additional sources cited.

  • An Article on Subliminal Perception Critiqued

    A 3 page article critique that examines a study performed by Benoit and Thomas (1992) on the relationship between the belief that a subliminal message can affect behavior and the outcome of such perception. This study did not explore the validity of subliminal messaging, but rather how the belief in subliminal messaging could effect perception. The writer summarizes the research, discusses its importance to psychology and offers personal observations. No other sources cited.

  • Overview of Ethnomusicology

    This 4 page paper looks at what is meant by the term ethnomusicology and how it is studied along with the way it has developed. The paper then looks at the difficulties and challenges that might exist for a western student studying the music of the Tibetan monks, using an interpreter. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Music As Sedation for Children

    A 3 page research paper that summarizes the effect of music in a study conducted by Loewy, et al (2006), which utilized a sample group of 60 pediatric patients who ranged in age from 1 month through 5 years in order to compare the effects of chloral hydrate to music therapy in regards to sedating children while they underwent EEG testing. This study showed music therapy to be a safer and more efficient means of sedation for young children undergoing diagnostic testing. No additional sources cited.

  • Literature Review of Depression and Sexual Abuse

    This essay offers a literature review about recent studies conducted that tie together sexual abuse and depression. Journals from 1999 and 2000 were studied in this paper. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Article Critique/Learning to Nurse Children

    A 10 page article critique which summarizes and analyzes a study conducted by Coetzee (2004) entitled "Learning to nurse children: towards a model for nursing students." The writer discusses each section of the study and compares it to other literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Elementary Schools, Mathematics Achievement, and Technology

    A 10 page paper. This is the literature review for a study that will investigate the impact of technology on math achievement of ELL students. The review discusses the effects of technology on achievement and reports studies that emphasized math achievement. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Mixed Method Study and Juvenile Crime Intervention Strategies

    A 4 page overview of the elements that must be present in mixed method research. The author presents a key resource from the literature that can be used to frame such studies, identifies three critical theories in juvenile crime, emphasizes the importance of balancing qualitative study with quantitative results, and notes the importance of ethics. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Homeless Adolescents and Resiliency Correlations Part Two

    This 7 page paper gives an example of how to write an review of literature, study design, sample, and variables, which are all important components of any quantitative research study on resilience in the homeless populations. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Literature Review on Special Education and Challenging Student Behaviors

    A 19 page research paper that offers a literature review concerning ten studies that that deal with program design for special education and its effect on challenging behaviors as well as academic results. The studies and summarized and discussed. Bibliography lists ten sources.

  • Statistical Analysis in a Study

    A 3 page research paper that analyzes a specific study in regards to the researchers' use of ANOVA analysis. The writer describes the study's null and alternative hypotheses, citing literature that provides definitions for these factors. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Does Studying Literature Improve Individual Writing Skills?

    This 9 page paper assesses the connection between the study of literature and the development of writing skills. Looking at the ideas of Orwell and Graves and considering the different ways in which writing may take place with differing motivations, the potential value and impact of studying literature is explored. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Preparation for a Study on the Important of Marketing and the Marketing Mix Elements

    This 8 page paper is the start of a lager project to investigate the importance of the marketing mix for Southwest Airlines. The paper starts with an introduction to the study background and area, identifies research objectives and specifics some research questions. The paper then undertakes a literature review looking at relevant theories. The paper is preparation for the study only and does not present the analysis of Southwest. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • In Support of Legalizaing Marijuana

    This 8 page analytical essay explores the medical benefits of legalizing marijuana, giving evidence of a number of research studies, including studies designed to prove the opposite. Bibliography lists 6 references.

  • A Hypothetical Research Study/Chessie System

    A 10 page research paper that offers a proposed research study, that is, a template on how a study might be structured in order to address the efficacy Maryland’s computerized data system that is designed to track the caseloads being addressed by the state’s child protective services. In formulating this guide, the writer first describes Baltimore Child Protective Services and this system, Then, offers a suggested research design. This paper draws heavily on previous papers on this topic, specifically khcpsmd.rtf and khmdcps2.rtf. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Considerations for a Scholar Practitioner Undertaking Research on Communication

    This 5 page paper answers questions set by the student looking at issues associated with action research. The questions look at the issues of bias and subjectivity when studying the problem of poor communication. The importance of the issue, context of the study and consequences of doing nothing about the problem are all discussed. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Research Studies on Inclusion

    A 12 page research paper/essay that consists of 2 distinct parts. The first 6 pages offer a summaries of 10 research studies that pertain to inclusion classrooms. Then, a 6 page research paper is offered that discusses more studies, which analyzes the research in relation to inclusion. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Study Guide/Oedipus the King & Darker Face of the Earth

    A 5 page research paper that offers a study guide and suggestions on how to understand and approach the task of essay writing on 2 plays: Oedipus the King by Sophocles and The Darker Face of the Earth by Rita Dove. To repeat this, this paper is not an essay but it rather suggestions and a study guide. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

    This 7 page paper looks at the case study of a young woman with borderline personality disorder (BPD). The paper starts by looking at the DSM-IV criteria for BPD, its prevalence, then at the potential influences in the development of the condition, significant risk factors present in the case study and possible interventions. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Ethics for Business Research

    This 5 page paper looks at the issues of ethics in business research and discusses what areas of ethics need to be considered when designing business research, in this case a case study for strategy development of a low cost airline. The paper considers how ethical considerations may change the plan of research that involves a corporate case study and quantitative research using questionnaires. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Human Resource Management and the Case of AXEON

    This 10 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The paper is written in two parts, the first part considers the way in which different models of education may be seen with in the case study, looking at the theories of Maslow, Hertzberg and McGregor. The second part of the paper discusses the potential human resource management strategy which is in place, looking at the way in which the HRM practices manifest within the organization, what this may mean for the strategy of the human resource management taking place. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Iraqi Veterans/PTSD, A Case Study

    A 6 page research paper that offers a discussion of PTSD, in reference to the War in Iraq, first of all, describes the etiology of PTSD; then, discusses various treatment modalities prior to presenting a case study. The case study demonstrates how a combination of treatment modalities were utilized in order to bring about a positive outcome for the young soldier who was psychically scarred by his combat experiences in Iraq. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • School MIS Study Outline

    This 3 page paper is an outline for a study at a specific school. Sections include purposes of study, procedures, background information about the school. The paper also identifies the information technology systems in the school.

  • Increasing Retention of Employees Management Style Research

    A 4 page preliminary research proposal describing a qualitative study into employee attitudes and preferences in manager characteristics and style. The researchers expect to find the employees identify several different management styles within the organization being studied. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Domestic Violence Arrest Decision Reviewed

    This paper is a review of a recent study performed among law enforcement officials in a Midwestern town concerning under what circumstances an arrest is likely to be made in a domestic violence event. The paper offers a critical review on the study itself, and offers additional insight.

  • Vanguard Case Study - Exchange Rate Exposure

    This 16 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student, a company is considering utilizing hedging is options is a way of reducing exposure to currency exchange rate risks. The paper starts by identifying different influences that impact on currency exchange rates and the FOREX, identifies and discusses the various risks associated exchange rates, defines the discusses the use of options and then makes recommendations for the case study company. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Memory and Brain Effects of Classical Music

    7 pages in length. Music's impact upon brain and memory function has been studied at great length, with classical melodies proving significantly beneficial where mental imagery is concerned. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Society, Communication, and Music

    An 18 page research paper that argues that studying music provides a great deal of information not only about how human beings communicate, but also how musical communication works within the context of societal frameworks. The writer examines research on musical cognition, such as the Mozart Effect, how music is used to enhance communication with autistic children, and in regards to ethnomusicology. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • 1960s and 1970s Music Photography

    A 5 page paper which examines why the work of certain photographers has become so valuable (is it because of their style or the artists they photographed), and also discusses the historical effect of music photography on contemporary design, the design movements that relate to music photography and how the study of music photography can help the fledgling student photographer formulate ideas and develop a distinctive visually aesthetic style. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • The Use of Color in the Addams Family Values Film

    5 pages. The extreme use of color in the movie Addams Family Values is a study in the psychology behind the use of color to emit emotions and stimulate the senses. There are strong connotations in the use of color whether it be for public spaces such as restaurants, airports, or department stores and color can also be used to help set the mood on film as well. This paper analyzes the movie and why color is used in the way that it is in the film. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Heterosexual Relationships v. Same Sex Relationships

    This 7 page paper compares recent findings in comparing homosexual relationships to heterosexual relationships based on new findings and data. Two Case studies quoted and referenced. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Homosexuality in the Male From a Clinical Perspective

    This 5 page report discusses the 14th chapter titled “Clinical Aspects of Male Homosexuality” by psychoanalyst Irving Bieber who studied homosexuality and taken from the text “The View of the Clinician.” The report then compares Bieber’s approach to that of Sigmund Freud and the ways in which Freud’s ideas were transmuted into those of analysts such as Bieber. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Human Sexuality as Conceived by Alfred Kinsey and Sigmund Freud

    3 pages in length. What appeared aberrant to Freud was a wholly natural component of human existence to Kinsey. Indeed, the notion of sexuality represented two entirely different concepts to these men from its very definition to the manner by which it should be studied to its overall place within society. Looking at Freud's approach from the rather obscure perspective of his Oedipus complex and Kinsey's from a viewpoint of highly tangible statistics leads one to believe that sexuality can represent two very different ideals depending upon its interpretation. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Comparative Analysis of Married Heterosexuals and Married Homosexuals

    This 5 page paper discusses the recent studies which indicate that homosexual marriages are not as stable or long lived as heterosexual marriages. Comparison and contrast between same sexed and opposite sexed unions discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • An Analysis of an Article About Mental Illness and Attitudes of Teens

    A 15 page article critique/analysis that answers specific questions that pertain to a research study conducted by Norman and Malla (1983). This critique also refers to the textbook Writing for Psychology by R.P. O'Shea (2002). Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Six Year Old Child Assessed

    15 pages worth of observations relating to a 6 year old boy. The writer was studying child psychology and took notes on the child's naturalistic socialization, ability to interact & more. An interview with the boy's mother is included and the paper concludes with assessments based upon common knowledge and 4 supplemental articles cited in bibliography. It is concluded that the child has adjusted quite well from a psycho-social perspective.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury - Job Coaching

    A 7 page paper that discusses the challenges persons with traumatic brain injury face in returning to the society in general but to the work environment, in particular. The paper discuses why a job coach may be essential in this process. A case study is reported. The writer also discusses the importance of self-efficacy and comments on positive psychology and brain injury. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Hermann Ebbinghaus Life and Contributions

    This 3 paper paper discusses the life and contributions of Hermann Ebbinghaus, who was a pioneer in the field of the study of memory as well as experimental psychology. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Debate Continues: Nature Vs. Nurture

    This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of the nature vs nurture controversy in modern psychology. Two studies are examined for their implications. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Microsoft Word and Gestalt Perception

    5 pages in length. Gestalt theory, which was introduced by German psychologists Kurt Koffka, Wolfgang Köhler and Max Wertheimer, is a faction of psychology that contends human thought and behavior should be studied as a whole, as opposed to breaking it into isolated segments of stimulus and response. The manner by which the theory of perception applies to a word-processing package such as Microsoft Word resides in how the operator psychologically perceives the program. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Freudian Analysis of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams

    This 7 page report presents a Freudian analysis of Tennessee Williams’ 1958 prize-wining play “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” Issues of sibling rivalry, father-son conflict, grief and denial, as well as overtones of sexuality throughout, duplicity of appearances versus reality, as well as the possibility of latent and thus, unresolved homosexuality, willful illusion and self-deception -- all combine to make a family case study that psychology experts would be able to analyze for years. No secondary sources.

  • Advocacy and Caring in Nursing

    An 8 page paper. There is a link between a patient's level of satisfaction with hospital services and the patient's perceived level of caring from the nurse. This essay supports this premise by reporting studies that have made this conclusion. The underlying principles of the therapeutic relationship between nurse and patient are reported. The writer also discusses nurses as advocates for patients. Four models are presented along with comments about those models. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Science and Art of Nursing

    A 4 page research paper that examines the debate over nursing as an art or a science. The writer argues that nursing is a combination of both, and offers references and a case study to support this argument. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • An Analysis of Nursing Care Concepts

    An 8 page nursing concept analysis that explores the topic of caring. The aim of this analysis is to investigate this body of research in order to determine the purposes of caring and how caring can facilitate the goals of nursing practice. The writer explores the literature in regards to a model case study, borderline, etc. while also relating the empirical and theoretical data on this topic. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Studies in Nursing Leadership

    A 4 page paper reviewing two studies focusing on management style in nursing. Autocracy has no place among nurses at any level, particularly in levels of senior management. As the entire health care industry continues to grow and evolve, appropriate leadership style is critical to the overall success of departments and organizations. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Overview of Developmental Psychology

    A 5 page research paper that offers a brief history of developmental psychology, an overview of the areas of emphasis today, including infancy development and development of adolescence, and a new and different approach to studying development. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Psychology and Love

    A 12 page analysis of the concept of "love" from a socio-psychological perspective. The writer looks at the historical theories of Freud, Rogers, Roche & Ramsbey, and others. Behavior patterns during "intimate" love relationships are examined and a discussion is provided of several documented studies in the field. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • John Hinckley: Abnormal Psychology

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of abnormal psychology. The case study of John Hinckley is used as an instructive example. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Social Psychology and Advertising

    8 pages in length. That the advertising industry and social psychology are integrally related is indisputable. Indeed, the very foundation of advertising is to appeal to the core of one's social association by means of psychological allure. Within the framework of the advertising industry, social psychology represents the study of various components of attitude, motivation, personality and behavior as they reflect an individual's influence upon and by social groups. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Social Psychology As A Discipline

    4 pages in length. Social psychology - which studies various components of attitude, motivation, personality and behavior as they reflect an individual's influence upon and by social groups – encompasses such aspects as social cognition, attitudes, violence/aggression, prosocial behavior, prejudice/discrimination, self/social identity and group behavior. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Jean Watson's Theory Of Human Caring & Personal Reflection

    A 14 page paper. This essay is an expansion of PGwtsnr.RTF. The last pages of this essay reports a case study, demonstrating which of Watson's clinical caritas processes are applied during the interaction between nurse and patient. It also includes the writer's reflection on the processes and what the nurse must do to continue to follow Watson's model. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Objectives Regarding Professional Development as a Nurse Educator

    A 3 page paper discussing a nurse’s plans to finish her current MSN course of study and to gain a PhD in preparation for a career as a nurse educator. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Nursing Studies: Identifying the Underlying Theoretical Frameworks

    This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of nursing theories. A nursing study is analyzed in terms of Watson's philosophy of care. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Are All Nursing Degrees Created Equal?

    A 3 page paper weighing the differences between the associates degree and bachelors degree routes to achieving RN status. Both have solid clinical experience, as well as technical training. The BSN degree, with an additional two years, provides more time for study of nursing theory and application to the clinical setting, while the AND degree puts the nurse to work more quickly. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Six Questions on Nursing Theory Models

    A 7 page paper answering six questions centered on the value of the study of nursing theory models, how they can be useful in varying health care settings and how they can inform both personal and professional relationships. Nursing theories discussed in the paper are those of Orem, Roy, Neuman, King, Rogers and Johnson. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Rehabilitation Setting and Collaborative Nursing

    A 16 page paper discussing the value of collaborative nursing in rehab. Culturally competent nurses – whether that competence is gained through ethnic group identification or learned through practical study and experience – can aid in achieving success in the rehab setting. Addiction is such a demanding form of mental illness that practitioners and patients alike need the greatest degree of ease possible. The paper discusses demographic changes occurring in the US and rehab needs specific to African-American and Hispanic populations. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Nursing Journal Critique Upon Cancer Patient Treatment Through Therapeutic Massage

    This 3 page paper gives a professional review/critique of a nursing journal article/case study on the use of massage therapy by nurses in the treatment of cancer patients. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Nurses Using Evidenced-Based Practices

    A 3 page paper that discusses why research is important to nurses and why nurses need to conduct research studies. The writer also comments on the role of the BSN in research. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Diagnoses and Nursing

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the application of nursing diagnosis. This paper outlines the nursing diagnoses commonly used for a case study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • 1996 Study on Emergency Situations and Clinical Decision Making

    A 6 page research paper that examines the processes involved in clinical decision making under emergency situations. Focusing primarily on a 1996 study, the writer explores how nursing decisions in emergency situations have a tremendous impact on patient outcomes, and how these nurses focus on keeping the "big picture" in regards to seeing all details pertaining to diagnosis and practice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Personality Development - The Major Theories

    This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of developmental psychology. Theories are explored through a hypothetical case study and interview. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Cross-Cultural Studies and the Influence of Media

    A 3 page research paper that has 2 parts. The first part concerns the influence of media on global society and cross-cultural studies. The second half of the paper concerns what the student has learned from participating in a class on Cross-Cultural Psychology and her plans for the future. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Psychology: Informal Practice To Bona Fide Science

    3 pages in length. The field of psychology has not always been held in such high regard within the scientific environment, having had the task of proving its worth and validity as a legitimate discipline and not merely an ambiguous offshoot of philosophy. As the field began to expand and notable theorists established what are now standard principles, psychology ultimately earned its place within the scientific community alongside other closely controlled fields of study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Article Critique/Prospective Memory

    A 4 page paper that offers a synopsis and critical analysis of a study article by Khan, Sharma and Dixit (2008) entitled "Cognitive load and task condition in event- and time-based prospective memory: An experimental investigation" (Journal of Psychology, September 2008 edition). The authors investigate the parameters of how differences in individuals' estimations of time affect prospective memory and also the differences between the event-based and time-based prospective. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Social Work Case Study Analysis

    7 pages. This series of three case studies is a case-by-case analysis of the best therapy to be used for each case. There is a thorough explanation of why the particular therapy was chosen and what specific actions need to be taken in order to address the problems at hand. An excellent source paper for any sociology or psychology course as it considers many different therapies including cognitive behavior, behavioral and many more. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Brook and Tseng's Research on the Correlation Between Negativity and Anger in Toddlers and Drug Use by Parents

    A 3 page overview of this 1996 study published in “Genetic, Social & General Psychology Monographs”. This paper reviews the researchers’ hypotheses, methods and conclusion. The researchers find that the mediational model hypothesis that one parental factor is capable of mediating the impact of another parental factor in terms of child behavior is supported.

  • Biopsychology

    4 pages in length. Biopsychology - also known as physiological psychology, behavioral neuroscience and psychobiology - is a branch that studies the relationship between brain and behavior. Considered the union of conventional psychology and neuroscience (Garrett, 2009), biopsychology examines how and why behavioral patterns occur due to activity in the brain. A pioneer in field who brought to light the connection through his 1949 book The Organization of Behavior, Canadian psychologist Donald O. Hebb established the first comprehensive theory the brain's capacity for instigating various and complex psychological behavior. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Humor and Psychology

    An 8 page research paper that investigates the nature of humor and laughter. The writer looks at the sociological functions that humor performs in human society by reviewing the literature on this topic, looking at both past and present studies and theories regarding how humor is integrated into society at the family, work and social level. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • How Structuralism, Functionalism, Evolution And Applied Behavior Analysis Relate To Psychology

    3 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses how the aforementioned concepts are associated with the study of psychology. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Adult Development/A Case Study

    A 10 page research paper that consists of a case study that discusses the life course of human development by drawing on the experiences of Rita Blitt, a 77-year-old Jewish woman and artist who has successfully overcome each obstacle that characterizes adult development. The writer particularly draws on Erikson’s model of development in this discussion. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Occupational Rehabilitation For A Nurse; A Case Study

    This 14 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. Following an attack by patient a nurse has been injured and is suffering both physical and psychological symptoms. The paper looks at the approach which can be taken to facilitate occupational rehabilitation for the benefit of the nurse and the hospital. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Crown Cork and Seal Case Study

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The paper onto the number of questions about the position off the Crown Cork and Seal company in 1976, looking at its' progress over the past two decades, and considering the portrait environment in terms of a PEST and Porter's Five Forces analysis. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Continental Case Study Analysis

    A 5 page paper that discusses a Harvard Business case study entitled: "Right Away and all at once. How we saved Continental." The essay discusses some of the actions taken and comments on the plan. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Human Resources Development and Change Management; Managing Change in a Downsizing Situation - A Research Proposal

    This 4 page paper is a research proposal for a project to identify the most effect way of managing change in an organization undergoing downsizing. The proposal gives an introduction, justifies the purpose of the study presents a short literature review and outlines a methodology. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Child Abuse Qualitative Study Proposal

    A 4 page research proposal that outlines the parameters for a study to assess whether being abused as a child puts a person at risk for becoming an abuser later in life. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Action Accessories Case Study

    This 19 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student and answers 9 questions cornering the business plans they have to launch a new type of affordable designer sunglasses. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Alpha Case Study

    This 6 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. The first part of the paper looks at a licensing agreement, then ownership of the new company is considered and the last part of the paper looks at areas where there could be improvements.

  • Gap Inc. Case Study

    This 7 page paper is based in a case study supplied by the student. The paper examines Gap Inc and its’ four brands; Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Forth and Towne. The paper examines the way the brands are differentiated in terms of positioning and target market and assesses whether it was due to cannibalization that the Gap brand has seen as decline or if there are other explanation. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Coming to a Theatre Near You; Case Study

    This 10 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. The paper is written in two parts, the first part performs an analysis on the movie industry up to the end of the 1990’s using Porters Five Forces model. The second part of the paper looks at vertical integration that too place and consider the advantages and disadvantages of vertical integration. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Educational Psychology - Case Study

    This 4 page paper presents the case study of a six-year-old boy who was observed by the student. The essay discusses the boy's behaviors, learning theories (Piaget, Vygotsky and Erikson) and how the teacher could have helped the boy in the classroom. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Shakedown (Case Study Analysis)

    This 5 page paper evaluates a Harvard Business Review case study. The case involves ethics and government corruption in Ukraine. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Dubai Safety Belts Case Study

    This 6 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student and answers three questions. The first answer explains the different between personnel management and human resource management. The second answer explain why the economic approach to employees is unlikely to be successful in the long run, the last answers demonstrates ho and why adopting the human relations approach to employee management will be productive. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Costing Case Study

    This 9 page paper is a case study based on information supplied by the student. The paper calculates costing using an overhead allocation method and then compares this to an activity based method. All calculations are shown. Advice is given based on the results of the costing analysis. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Intersect Investment Case Study

    This 8 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. Intersect Investment needs to change, they have lost market position, customer satisfaction is down and the churn rate is high. The paper identifies the problems, looks at the current situation, where the company wants to be, identifies the gaps and then discusses the way the gaps can be reduced. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Intaldata Case Study

    This 8 page paper looks at a case study presented by the student and puts together some questions and answers that would be suitable to use as a revision aid for human resource management and issues concerning change, culture structure and leadership in a firm. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Sport Obermeyer Case Study

    This 10 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student and assesses the optimal order quantities for a company contracting with suppliers in Hong Kong and China, and then examines ways that the supply chain may be improved and the issues that should be considered when choosing which subcontractors to use. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • ITC eChopaul Case Study

    This 8 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student where ICT Ltd introduce a system called ‘eChopaul’ in order to create value in the supply chain for for soybeans in India. The writer answers four questions. The questions look at the objectives of the eChopaul system, the principles if supply chain management are seen, how it adds value and whether or not all parties to the transaction under the older system can still be ‘winners’ with the new system. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Airbus A3XX Case Study

    This 5 page looks at a case study supplied by the student. Answering five questions, the paper considers the position of Airbus in 1999, looking at the reasons behind the development of the Airbus 3XX, the breakeven point, the overall demand for very large aircraft and the position of Boeing and whether or not Airbus should go ahead with the launch. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • PEFA.COM Case Study

    This 10 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. Pan European Fish Auctions is the idea for a new auction site to sell fish and overcome the mismatches in the market. The paper looks at the advantages and disadvantages of the plan for both sellers and buyers, the way this could change the supply chain, the key business function and the way that the firm may be able to maximize the benefit of first mover advantage.

  • Tommy Riley (Thalassophobia Case Study)

    This 4 page case study concerns a client with a fear of the ocean. A concise history is provided. No bibliography.

  • Rightsizing Charlotte (Case Study Analysis)

    This 9 page paper uses a case study analysis to discusses theories and concepts related to the organization. Rightsizing is defined and compared to downsizing. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty; Case Study

    This 3 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student and answers questions concerning the way decisions may be made under uncertainty. The first part of the paper applies the MaxMin, MaxMax and minimum regret model. The second part of the paper presents weighted probability calculations.

  • Roy’s Adaptation Model: A Case Study

    A 7 page overview of a Celeste Roy’s nursing theory in regard to patient adaptation. This paper applies that theory to a specific case study. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Breathe Right Strips Case Study

    This 4 page paper looks at marketing case study supplied by the student. The case considers the way that CNS has marketed Breathe Right strips with the use of three stage marketing model. The paper outlines a problem the company is facing in terms of marketing, analyses the situation and makes recommendations concerning the way the company should change its’ marketing.

  • Harvard Case Study Analyses (Beacon College, Brooklyn College, Conrad Stetson University and Mercer University)

    This 16 page paper evaluates these four case studies. The paper is divided equally, which is four pages each. Bibliography lists four sources.

  • CASE STUDY EXAMINATION: CATERPILLAR CORP

    This 4-page paper examines the need for management change at Caterpillar Corp. The paper takes the bones of a Harvard Business School case study, and makes recommendations. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Case Study Questions on Development

    A 5 page paper that answers specific questions about a case study involving a misbehaving five-year-old boy. The writer addresses issues in the child’s development and suggests interventions. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Riordan Manufacturing Case Study

    This 7 page paper performs a gap analysis on a case study supplied by the student. Riordan Manufacturing, a fictitious company, is suffering from declining sales, volatile profits and a low level of employee motivation. The paper assesses the current problems, looks at the position the company wishes to retain and assesses the shortfall. With an assessment of the gap some potential solutions suggested. The paper is written from a human resource management perspective. The bibliography cites six sources.

  • GM Powertrain Harvard Case Study

    A 5 page paper. This case study is set in 1997 when a new plant manager is faced with numerous issues. The subtitles include: brief history of company, competitive and business environments, problems in the case, options and recommendation. Bibliography lists 1 sources.

  • Populations Services International Marketing Case Study

    This three page paper examines aim marketing case study supplied by the student. Population Services International (PSI) has been employed to market the Raja condoms and Maya contraceptive pill in Bangladesh. The sale of the condom is has been successful, but the Maya pills have been less successful. The paper considers why there have been difficulties in marketing than and suggests a new strategy to improve sales. The bibliography cites two sources.

  • MedSource Case Study

    This 4 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student and answers four questions. These look at why OEM medical device companies contract out work, the strengths and weaknesses of the firm, the differences between two similar firms and the way a meeting discussing an over run on time should be handled.

  • Contract Case Study; Creating New Clauses

    This 3 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. There have been difficulties in a contract and the terms are being renegotiated. The paper suggests new clauses concerning the communication and reporting and the structure of the project. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Time to Dig Out (Case Study Analysis)

    This 4 page paper examines a case study entitled "Time to Dig Out," from a book called Criminal Justice Organizations. Questions posed by the case are answered. No additional sources cited.

  • Pragmatics Case Study Analysis

    This 7 page paper makes use of a hypothetical case study. In this case, the office staff of a floral shop is having a difficult time communicating. Grice's theories are used to resolve the situation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Rock Of Ages Value Chain = Case Study

    A 3 page paper based on a student-supplied case study. The essay provides a summary of management issues facing this company and recommendations for management actions. In the case, the company's manufacturing division is not performing up to expectations. This is a granite company with quarries and manufacturing facilities; the company also sells its own products. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Case Study/Death of a Client

    An 8 page research paper that discusses the case study that deals with the death of a client, the role of the nurse, and the issues raised by this scenario. As the writer/tutor providing this guide for a student is not a nurse, the writer had to draw on nursing literature rather than personal clinical experience in creating this guide. However, the report describes a case, the setting, and then offers analysis. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Capacity Utilization Case Study

    This 8 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. Using specific data the paper answers questions set by the student concerning capacity utilization at a call centre, where when has been an under utilization or an over utilization, the use of economies of scale, the cost of failing to meet economies of scale and potential impacts on strategy.

  • JKA Case Study

    This 8 page paper answers questions based on a case study provided by the student. JKA is a commercial programming consultancy firm that has expanded into other areas including dispute resolution. The case answers questions concerning the marketing of the company; how brandy should take place and the value of CRM, management of the company; the organisation and communication within the company, and accounting; the impact of opening an office in Dubai on the ratio analysis and cash-flow statements. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • CrysTel; A Case Study in Organizational Change

    This 16 page paper looks at the way in which change may be introduced into an organization. Using a case study supplied by the student and the writer discusses suitable models of change which may be used to create a culture that will accept ongoing changes, the problems which may be faced when implementing change, the way in which resistance could be overcome, suitable leadership styles and ends by considering challenges the organization may have to deal with in the future. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Case Study: Decision Time at Lotus Corporation

    This 3 page paper uses a case study to describe the way in which Lotus Corporation launched its Lotus 1-2-3. It further considers whether Lotus should sell directly to its large accounts, or go through its network of distributors.

  • Tambrands; Marketing Case Study

    This 4 page paper examines the marketing case study of Tambrands; manufactures of Tampax. The paper looks the wisdom of the company becoming part of the Proctor and Gamble Corporation and the way in which advertising has taken place in different markets with different levels of resistance to tampon products. The bibliography cites one source.

  • Marketing and HRM Advice for Lan Airlines

    This 11 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Lan Airway, a Latin American Airline, has been successful and needs to decide how to compete in the future. The paper examines the case from a marketing and HRM perspective analyzing the case and making recommendation for the future. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND CASE STUDY ANALYSIS

    This 4-page paper takes the case study "Conflict in Close Quarters" about an incident on the replica space station Mir, and discusses organizational conflict. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Pininfarina and Mitsubishi

    This 3 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student. Pininfarina a number of challenges, the paper answers three questions set by the student; identifying the competitive capabilities of the company, assessing the winning factors for winning the Mitsubishi contract and discussion whether or not Mitsubishi contract to be accepted.

  • Changes at ATH MicroTechnologies

    This 5 page paper looks at the case of ATH MicroTechnologies, answering a set of 5 questions looking at the appropriateness of the earn out structure, the shifts seen in the case study considered in the context of Simons (1995) control levers, changes in accountability, investment measures and consideration of non financial measures and the use of a balanced score card. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Using the Balanced Scorecard at Manpower Australia

    This 7 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Manpower Australia has made some changes using a Balanced Scorecard strategy, the questions assess the use of the strategy, how it was received and how it could be improved. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Considerations for Setting up a Distance Learning Internet Business

    This 17 page report style paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. DL Limited is planning on setting up a distance learning operation in conjunction with UK and Turkish universities. The report looks first at the way strategic decision making can take place. The report then looks at other potential markets, product development, required resources and the identification of issues which will need consideration. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Revenue Assessment and Projected Income Statement for Micro Chip Computer Corporation

    This 3 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. The first part of the paper looks at the change in the net sales between 2004 and 2008 and considers if and how this may be used to assess future performance. The second part of the paper prepares and discusses a projected consolidated statement of operation for the following year based on the ratio method. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Factitious Disorder

    A 3 page research paper that offers a DSM-IV analysis of a case study, with the writer arguing in favor of a diagnosis of factitious disorder. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Marketing of Real California Cheese

    This 7 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student and answers a set of 8 questions concerning the way that Real California Cheese (RCC) was marketed, such as the reasons behind the success of the campaign, the importance of the RCC certification as a brand mark, the development of brand personality, the consumer promotion strategies, use of public relations and the importance of the web site.

  • Assessment and Strategic Recommendations for Zara

    This 22 page paper is a case study looking as the fashion retailer Zara, part of the INDITEX group. The company is examined using a range of tools to assess the firm in its environment, including a PESTEL and Porters Five Forces analysis and consideration of the core competences and competitive advantages. The analysis is used identify potential strategies the firm may adopt in support a growth goal. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Diabetic Case Study/Art of Nursing

    A 5 page research paper that interprets a case study on a diabetic patient at a long-term care facility from the perspective of nursing as an art. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility: Malden Mills

    This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of corporate social responsibility. The case study of Malden Mills and Aaron Feuerstein is used as an instructive example. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Developing a Communication Plan for Jack B Nimble

    This 14 page paper provides a communication plan for a case study supplied by the student. Jack B Nimble is a fictitious company that has a number of communication issues, where communication has broken down between the company and different stakeholders, including suppliers, business partners and expatriate employees. The communication plan outlines the communication requirements, proposes a communication strategy and examines the way in which implementation may take place utilizing an Internet and intranet infrastructure. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • A Case Study of Tuckman's Group Development

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of Tuckman's group development. A case study is utilized to show how understanding of the stages fosters proper group development. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Developing a Cost Effective HR Strategy for a Struggling Firm

    This 15 page paper examines a case study provided by the student. Macrae Bank (MB) is suffering as a result of increased competition. In order to survive in these two cuts the bill for employees remuneration packages by 5%. However, at the same time there is also a requirement to increase morale. The paper examines the situation, identifies problems and presents a number of solutions which may help to meet these dual requirements. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Strategic Recommendations for PPQ

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student, looking at a fictitious US company in the automotive industry which wishes to increase its market share, sales and profitability significantly over the next four years. The paper looks at the way in which this can be achieved in the strategies that should be utilized, including international expansion. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • The Changing Position of Gucci

    This 16 page paper examines a case study supplied by Gucci, examining their competitive position with reference to other luxury good suppliers, traced the strategy changes and position of the company from 1990 to the 21st century, including the acquisitions strategy and then assesses strategy that may be used for further developments. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Change at Cosby Manufacturing

    This 8 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student, looking at the potential mistakes made in changing the manufacturing firm to a matrix structure and issues which may arise associated with a new project for the implementation of a new management cost control system. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Westchester COSO Case

    This 3 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student, which involves breaches of internal controls and a fraudulent expenses claim. The paper answers a set of questions regarding a fictitious company, concerning the way in which the COSO framework has been breached.

  • The Hewlett-Packard Acquisition of Compaq

    This 4 page paper is based on a case studies applied by the student, which discusses the influences on the decision by Carly Fiorina of Hewlett Packard to acquire Compaq. A set of questions answer, discussing why the decision to make the acquisition was made, the perceived benefits, the difficulties the market believed would be present and how this strategy compares with Dell. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Problems at Tru-Fit

    This 4 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student, a firm with different division faced a number of problems, the issues and some potential solutions to identified problems are discussed and additional problems are identified. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Value of Ratios

    This 4 page paper looks at a case study provided of a healthcare by the student, discusses the value of ratio analysis and presents the calculation and results of ratio calculations, discussing their relevance. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Strategic Change Initiatives and Images of Change

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of strategic change initiatives. AT&T is used as a case study for the use of managerial perspectives. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Service Quality and Process Improvements: A Teaching Case Study

    This is a 10 page paper that provides an overview of a teaching case study on the topic of service quality. Teaching notes and a historical assessment are included. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Case Study, Essential Hypertension

    This 5 page research paper, which includes a brief abstract, offers a case study that focuses on a 52-year-old man with essential hypertension. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Leadership

    This 4 page paper provides an overview of a leadership case study and reflects upon the leadership styles of one person. This paper uses leadership theory to integrate a view of the leadership process. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • An Overview of Strategic Change

    This is a 12 page paper that provides an overview of organizational change. Various topics on strategic change are covered, using Lufthansa as a case study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Capacity Questions for Telemarketing Incorporated (TI)

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student answering a set of 14 questions concerning the calculation of capacity and utilization of capacity in a fictitious call center of Telemarketing Incorporated (TI).

  • The Morey Unit Hostage Incident

    This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of emergency preparedness in correctional facilities. The Morey Unit incident is used as a case study. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Practices for Budget Management and Monitoring

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of budget management practices. Patton-Fuller Community Hospital is used as a case study. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Security Models Based on Roles

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of role based security models. Riordan Manufacturing is used as a case study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Da Vinci Furniture Marketing Case Study

    This 6 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The paper answers 2 question. The first assesses Da Vinci brand furniture using the Brand Asset Valuator (BAV) before and after the scandal regarding Chinese made furniture being sold as Italian. The second question looks at three characteristics the firm may need to look at is launching a new made in China range. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Case Study Middle School Math

    A 4 page paper including an annotated bibliography. This is a case study of a math program not succeeding and what the staff did. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • EDI and Barcode Recommendations for Socksessful Socks

    This 8 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student in order to identify the issues faced by the firm and suggest solutions. The firm has long lead times and problems with general inventory management. After examining the issues recommendations including the use of barcodes and an EDI system are proposed. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Security Risk Management for IT Systems

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of risk management for IT systems. A hypothetical case study is derived from Huffman Trucking. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Recommendations for Change at a Retail Firm

    This 5 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student. A retail art firm has grown but has numerous problem, including high attrition level, poor employee relationship, a lack of structure and no training program. The paper outlines the problems and makes strategic recommendations for the firm to improve to support ongoing growth. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • US Army Burn Center - The Case for Electronic Health Records

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of electronic health records. The Burn Center at Brooke Army Medical Center is used as a case study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Case Study Diagnosis

    This 3 page paper provides an overview of a case study of a woman reporting substance abuse. This paper considers the implications of her reports and the need for additional assessments. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • A Case Study: The Restorative Justice Process

    This 3 page essay focuses on a case study published by Prison Fellowship International, which offers insight into the benefits for all involved parties that can be derived from the restorative justice process. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Alzheimer's Diagnosis

    A 3 page research paper that describes a case study and then discusses the criteria for making a diagnosis of Alzheimer's listing DSM-IV-TR criteria. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Integrated Information Systems at Huffman Trucking

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of integrated information systems. Huffman Trucking is used as a case study. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Quality Improvement and Performance Measurement

    This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of performance measurement and quality improvement. The case study of Brooks Army Medical Center is used. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Quality Improvement and Decision Support Systems

    This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of quality improvement. Using the Brooke Army Medical Center as a case study, decision support systems are analyzed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Privacy Concerns and Identity Management

    This is a 15 page paper that provides an overview of identity management and privacy concerns. The case study of Jacket-X Corporation is used. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Quality Improvement in Health Care

    AN 8 page paper that begins with an introduction to quality improvement in hospitals. The paper presents a case study of what St. Luke’s did to improve the process of treating pneumonia patients. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • MARSHA WARREN AND THE TROUBLED LEARNERS

    This 4-page paper focuses on a case study dealing with a third-grade teacher and how to handle her class of troubled learners. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Creating a Income Statement

    This 3 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. Figures are given for a revenue range and percentages for costs for a bookstore, using the instructions a profit statement is created for a period of six months, and the percentage of profit in is to be retained to achieve an investment at the end of the six month period is calculated.

  • ELEMENTS OF ORGANIZED CULTURE: MAORI AND PAKEHA

    This 5-page paper examines a case study of a conflict between Maori and Pakeha (New Zealand) as well as steps toward resolution. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Problem with British Airways

    This 15 page paper considers the subject of employee relations, defines the concept and then looks at the way in which British Airways, the UK national flag carrier, has suffered in the long term as a result of poor employee relations. BA is utilized as a case study to demonstrate the theory and practice of employee relations, demonstrating why the firm is have problems and considers how some the problems may be reduced. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • International Influences for SME a Niche Market Businesses

    This 4 page a paper looks at the case study provided by the student concerning the aircraft industry in New Zealand. Two questions are answered; the first considers the potential benefits for a small to medium-size enterprise to utilize in export strategy. The second question considers the way in which a global approach strategy may aid with cost advantage or differentiation. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Lufthansa Case Study

    This 9 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student, answering questions on the international strategy of Lufthansa, including the use of strategic alliances and the benefit of the fragmented structure, before looking at the a potential leadership strategy may help improve motivation value within the operations of the firm. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Get Well Accounting Case Study

    This 3 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student, using figures given in order to assess the break even point and to determine which procedures are the most profitable.

  • Cost Issues for Gillermo

    This 8 page paper answers questions concerning costs on a fictitious case study provided by the student. The first question looks at is an understanding cost relationships, question discusses a suitable control mechanism, the first question the breakeven point for the options and the last question shows calculations for return on investment, residual earnings and EVA. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Kudler Environmental Scan

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. Kudler Fine Foods want to expand and increase their revenue. In order to do this they need to understand the environment, the paper presents an environmental scan that can be utilized by Kudler Fine Foods to assess the environment and help strategy making. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Big Drive Choices for Price and Differentiation

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. The potential pricing strategy is considered for difficult economic trading conditions as well as the way in which the firm may face non-price barriers and the ways that differentiation may be introduced. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • History of U.S. Army Aviation

    This is a 5 page paper giving an overview of the history of U.S. Army Aviation. In 1861, during the American Civil War, hydrogen filled balloon were used by Union and Confederate forces to direct artillery fire. These balloons were considered to be the origins of U.S. Army Aviation. Over the course of history the U.S. Army Aviation acquired their first Wright brothers’ fixed wing aircraft in 1909 of which they had over 11,000 during World War I. As Army Aviation and the Air Force began to operate separately, Army Aviation began to develop more aircraft which could support their ground forces. In the 1940s, Grasshoppers and Sentinels were used in North Africa in World War II. The Korean conflict brought the first helicopters into Army Aviation. The helicopters evolved the most rapidly and were highly effective in rough terrain, were eventually armed which resulted in the highly sophisticated gun ship helicopters of today such as the AH-64 Apache, the UH-60 Black Hawk, the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior, and the RAH-66 Comanche. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Analyzing On the Use and Abuse of History for Life by Friedrich Nietzsche

    A 5 page paper analyzing Neitzsche’s view of the study of history. Neitzsche indicates that there is value in being able to be “unhistorical,” that is, being able to forget portions of history that do nothing to add value to the present, but he also states that the “super-historical” is the preferred state. This is the perspective that calls on art and religion to inform conclusions about past events and their applicability to the present time. It is one that considers more than only one narrow view of any point or time in history. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • History of Mexico and Mesoamerican History's Role

    A 5 page paper which examines how Mesoamerican history is an important element in understanding Mexican history. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Eye on the Future Business People in Calgary and the Bow Valley, 1870-1900 by Henry C. Klassen

    A 6 page review of Eye on the Future: Business People in Calgary and the Bow Valley, 1870-1900 by Henry C. Klassen (University of Calgary Press, 2002). This text consists of a detailed, comprehensive and highly accurate account of the business history of the Alberta region of Canada, with particular emphasis on the development of the town of Calgary. Klassen's history covers the early stages of industrialization through the beginnings of consumerism from a business history perspective. The scholarship behind Klassen's book is so extensive that, as this examination demonstrates, it can be viewed as coming close to being an anthropological study of the varied factors that come together to create a city and shape the course of history for a region. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • A Book Review of Modern Middle East History

    A 6 page book review of A History of the Modern Middle East by William Cleveland (1994). This is a complex and scholarly work, designed to present Middle Eastern history to both students and general readers who have not previously studied this subject. The Middle East plays a prominent role in the daily news. In many cases, commentators and policymakers appear mystified by Middle Eastern attitudes and, particularly, by their stance towards the West and the US. Cleveland's history not only explains past events, but also places them within cultural and geographic context that aids the reader in seeing how the region evolved to its present state. No additional sources cited.

  • Central Banking in England

    AThis 38 page paper considers how central banks developed and their original purpose. The general history and development is examined through the use of a case study which examines the creation of the Bank of England. The original purpose of central banks were as bankers to the government, with a principle task of funding wars. The responsibilities such as printing legal tender, monetary stability and lender of last resort all emerge following the success as a funding source for war. An initial benefit of a central bank was also the creation of a credit economy, allowing economic growth to take place at an unprecedented rate. The looks at the development of the Bank of England and tools used such as the Gold Standard and then applies the lessons to more recent central bank developments such as the creation and success of the Bundesbank, looking for commonalities that may be indicators of success. This is then applied to the current position of the European Central Bank, (ECB) in order to assess how successful the ECB will be in the future. The bibliography cites 59 sources.

  • Strangers in Good Company/Women and Old Age

    A 4 page film review on Strangers in Good Company (1990, directed by Cynthia Scott), which is an insightful film that is basically a character study of eight women, seven elderly ladies and their 20-something bus driver, who become stranded in the Canadian countryside after their bus breaks down. Application of the life course theoretical perspective developed by G.H. Elder, Jr. aids the viewer in understanding the film's thematic messages. To illustrate this point, this discussion of the film focuses on what it tells viewers, as informed by the Elder's life course perspective, about the life of one of the women, Catherine Roche, age 68, a Roman Catholic nun. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • My Left Foot/Social Responsibility

    A 5 page essay that discusses the 1989 film My Left Foot (directed by Jim Sheridan for Miramax Films), which dramatizes the autobiography of Christy Brown, who became a celebrated author, painter and poet despite being handicapped with cerebral palsy. This film offers audience a fascinating and compelling study in how various characters deal with adversity and disability, as Christy’s handicaps not only affect his life but also the lives of those he touches. This discussion of the film focuses on ideas, values and motivational factors of each of these characters, as well as which ones demonstrate examples of social responsibility. No additional sources cited.

  • Cinematic Structure and Coding of the Film Gone with the Wind

    This is an 11 page paper discussing the use of structure and code in film. Structuralism and semiotics and their use of codes and cues to define the underlying structures in society were first theories applied to the social sciences and then to the world of narrative literature. Marx and Freud further used semiotics to demonstrate how codes can be used effectively to psychologically affect those within society. Using this premise, during the early days of feature films semiotics were used to analyze the underlying structures of films. A good example of cinematic coding is used in the classic film “Gone with the Wind” made in 1939. The film uses coding on two different levels to define the structures within society. Firstly, the film uses references and themes relevant to the era of the Civil War depicted in the film. Secondly, and probably more importantly, the film uses coding to define the structure of society during the 1930s when the film was made. Specific contrasts of bad and good, black and white, pure and scandalous, affluence and poverty are portrayed using visual, narrative and auditory codes. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Film as Religion by John Lyden

    A 5 page book review the examines John Lyden's Film as Religion (2003). In this text, Lyden challenges the popular concept of what constitutes "religion." He presents the unique idea that movies perform a religious function, in that they provide collective myths that aid people in dealing with cultural anxieties and aspirations. As this suggests, Lyden endeavors to take the study of religion and film in a totally new direction. Rather than addressing films that have religious themes or figures, he discusses the "religious" manner in which the audience comprehends film. No additional sources cited.

  • Study Questions on Management Theory

    A 5 page paper answering 4 discussion questions addressing topics of (1) the importance of an air of confidence; (2) approaches to reducing employee absenteeism; (3) qualities of effective discipline; and (4) expectancy theory and how expectancy, instrumentality and valence contribute to enhancing employee motivation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Middle Managers and TQM Implementation Implications

    A 65 page paper discussing reasons for failure of TQM implementation, particularly as it applies to middle managers. The paper gives an overview of the approaches to TQM of Deming, Juran and Crosby, and focuses on Deming's 14 Points as the basis for properly-applied TQM practice. Deming's philosophy of management within the framework of TQM leaves no room for authoritarianism or autocracy; participative management is required if TQM implementation is to be successful in any firm of any size. The paper includes discussion of a mail survey identifying three middle-management attitudes toward TQM's potential effects on their jobs, including detailed descriptions of both observed and potential limitations of the study. It concludes that middle managers have legitimate fears that can be overcome with Deming's admonishment to invest in training and education of all employees, including the middle managers of which Deming himself made no mention. Bibliography lists 31 sources.

  • Male Fertility and Spinal Cord Injuries

    A 24 page research paper that offers an extensive literature review that addresses studies concerning spinal cord injury men and their fertility. Traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) can result from a variety of accidents that include car accidents, falls, violence or sports-related activities (Brackett, 1999). Spinal cord injuries also frequently happen with young men, in the years when they would like to father children. Among the multiple medical challenges facing these young men is the inability to ejaculate via sexual intercourse (Brackett, 1999). This literature review explores the literature on this issue. Bibliography lists 26 sources.

  • Conflict Management Styles - Case Study

    This 5 page paper begins with a brief description of the five major conflict management styles. The rest of the paper analyzes a scenario provided by the student in which a teenager arrives home very late on a Saturday night and in which the mother and her fiancé disagree on how to discipline the boy. Conflict management styles used by each party are discussed and recommendations made. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • ICT School Strategies Development

    This 37 page paper examines the way in which strategies should be formulated for teaching information and communication technology ICT, or information technology (IT) on schools so that all students can leave with good IT skills. The paper is written with a full table of contents (not included in the page count), includes the research rationale and keys aims. An in-depth literature review is conducted, studying the different barriers that exist and the different approaches which may be used for curriculum design. The paper then presents some primary research (fictitious) to demonstrate how this can be presented and then tied in with the literature review. The paper needs with recommendations of future ICT teaching strategies. The paper focuses on UK secondary schools (years 7 – 13), but would be applicable to other countries and other areas of education. The bibliography cites 34 sources.

  • Pay Disparity and Gender in both Private and Public Sector Jobs

    This 29 page paper investigates gender pay disparity in both the private and public sectors. Sections include: Introduction, Definitions, Literature Review, and Conclusions. The introduction offers a general overview of the topic and the implications of gender pay gaps. The literature review cites numerous studies on this topic and reports figures that demonstrate a gender pay gap. The writer reports how much of the gap is attributable to characteristics of men and women, such as men working longer hours, family and child rearing, education and experience. The writer points to the glass ceiling and the glass wall that prohibit women from achieving higher level positions and that discourage women from entering certain occupations and careers. The writer also comments on where the pay gap is most severe – in the public or private sector. A recommendation is made in the conclusion for changing this situation. 4 Tables are included. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • General Anesthesia and Explicit Memory

    A 6 page research paper that offers a literature review on the incidence of explicit memory awareness during general anesthesia. Prior to the advent of anesthesia, the excruciating pain involved in surgery put patients into a state of shock that often proved fatal. In a small, rare number of cases, for reasons that remain obscure despite numerous studies, some patients do not fall into an oblivious state of unconsciousness. Sometimes they are aware of their surroundings, and sometimes they are even aware of experiencing pain. This review of literature on this topic shows that, despite the vast empirical research that has been done on this topic, there is still much that needs to be discerned. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • System Change In Organizations; Enterprise Resource Planning and The Case Of Nestle

    This 35 page paper looks at the drivers and potential benefits as well as the disadvantages that are associated with the implementation of enterprise resource planning (ERP). The paper starts with an introduction outlines aims and objectives and a justification for the research. An in depth literature review looks at a number of issues considering the implementation of ERP, including what it is, the drivers for its' adoption, the key success factors for implementation at a practical and a human level and the potential problems. The paper then looks at Nestle, a large company hat have been implementing an ERP strategy and considerers the case study in the context of the previous literature review. The bibliography cites 37 sources.

  • Childhood Obesity and Effective Treatment

    A 36 page research paper that examines the pandemic of childhood obesity. This literature review examines the empirical research on the topic of childhood obesity in order to discern the efficacy of treatment options for this epidemic, which is plaguing the industrialized nations. Conclusions are then drawn concerning the efficacy of these proposed treatments and/or programs and how the literature suggests that childhood obesity should be addressed in light of this data. The review concludes by discussing the implications of this research in regards to possible future studies that will add to this body of knowledge and contribute to the goal of effectively coping with this societal problem. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

  • Assistive Devices & The Elderly/Maintaining Independence

    A 9 page literature review that addresses the use of assistive devices by the elderly. There has been a major paradigm shift that has transferred the focus of society from "disability to ability and from professional power to patient empowerment" (Wressle and Samuelsson, 2004, p. 143). This necessarily influences the field of rehabilitation and occupational therapy, as assistive devices empower patients to keep control of their lives. This literature review explores whether empirical research studies support the concept that assistive devices contribute significantly to the goal of maintaining independence in old age. The writer concludes that it does. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Canada's New Influx of Immigrants and Depression

    A 10 page research paper that addresses this topic. Canada is currently experiencing a huge influx of new immigrants. This factor not only affects the Canadian economy and work market, but also it impacts the health care system. The question arises, however, as to precisely what the impact on the health care system will be as this involves determining the needs of this demographic group. The framework for this literature review addresses this question specifically in regards to the topic of mental heath and incidence of depression among new immigrants to Canada. As immigration necessarily implies a period of transition, in which cultural and psychological adjustment is required, it seems logical that depression could be a serious problem among new immigrant groups. The following literature review explores what research has to say on this hypothesis and also what studies reveal about the factors that affect depression among new immigrants, as well as the prevalence of depression. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature from the Heian Period

    A 2 1/2 page paper that examines what can be learned from studying Heian period literature. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature Review on the Value of Mentoring

    This 40 page literature review is divided into four relatively equal sections as follows: I. Does Mentoring Decrease Criminal Involvement for African American Girls? II. What needs does mentoring address in African American girls? III. Is one on one mentoring more effective than group mentoring? IV. What are the long term results of mentoring for African American girls ages 12-18? Many studies are cited throughout the course of the paper and sources include journals, books, newspaper articles, magazine articles and web sites. Bibliography lists 75 sources.

  • Effect of Hurricanes, Floods on Environmental Health

    A 16 page research paper that analyzes data concerning the effects of Hurricane Katrina. This paper addresses research concerning the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina from the perspective of environmental health. First of all, the problems arising from Katrina are summarized, then background information is offered, which is followed by a literature review of relevant sources, including applicable research studies. Conclusions and recommendations are discussed. The page count includes a brief abstract, a 1-page proposal for the paper and a 3-page annotated bibliography. The bulk of the paper is 12 pages in length. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Civil Engineering and Mechanics of Materials Study

    This is a 3 page paper discussing the mechanics of materials as used in civil engineering. The mechanics of materials is an important area of study within the civil engineering discipline which examines the properties of materials under a variety of conditions which may be present in the field. In order for materials to be used within design, industrial and other projects, materials must be tested for their structural strength in the areas of stress, strain, fatigue and types of deformation and other aspects before being applied in any operational system. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Oral Business Communication Research Study Proposal

    A 13 page communication research proposal. The problem is that what constitutes effective oral communication is not always well defined, at least in practice. This provides the foundation for the significance of the study and for the objectives of determining what types of approaches are most effective. The research question is that of determining what types of communications tools that effective managers use to inform and persuade, regardless of audience type. Though styles may change according to the needs of the group of focus at the moment, effective oral communication should contain the same message when delivered for diverse audiences. Bibliography lists 17 sources.

  • Amazon.com Case Study

    This 6 page paper answers specific questions regarding Amazon and its market. The questions include consideration of how or why Amazon have been a successful online retailer, whether or not Amazon customers also use other sites to shop for books and CDs, what aspects of customer services have aided Amazons development, why high turnover does not necessarily result in higher profits, the differences between an online and a bricks and mortar experience and the potential problems Amazon.com may face as they continue to expand their product ranges. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Mood Disorder: Case Study

    5 pages in length. Yolanda's dual diagnosis of major depressive disorder and drug abuse places her in Axis I: Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent with 1) at least two major depressive episodes, 2) no episodic history of mania/mixed/hypomania, and 3) symptoms not due to another disorder. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Inside Story: A Disgruntled Employee Gets His Revenge (Case Study Analysis)

    This 3 page paper examines this case and provided recommendations. The protection of systems is the focus of attention. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Narrative Therapy With Case Study

    An 8 page paper that begins by explaining what narrative therapy is, what premises it is founded on, what certain terminology means, like deconstruction, and how it works. The paper then incorporates a student-provided scenario of a family where there are many problems, so many the family and even members of the family are problem-saturated. Ideas about how the therapist will work with the family are included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • ACCOUNTING CASE STUDY

    This 5-page paper examines accounting and financial aspects a potential job applicant needs to examine before accepting a job. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • MGM Case Study

    This 6 page paper looks at the well-known movie production and distribution company; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, more commonly known as MGM. In the digital age the company is facing a number of challenges as well is increased competition. The paper considers the way that the company could compete in the future strategies which would allow the company to cope with the changing marketplace and allow for the company to increase revenues and profits. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Reaction Paper on a Case Study

    A 3 page reaction paper to an essay by Dorothy C. Buck, entitled “Raoul,” which recounts the experience of this mother in raising a son with cerebral palsy. The writer discusses the implications of this article in regards to medical practice as it was in the 1960s contrasted with the holistic nursing practice of today. No bibliography is provided.

  • Case Study & Calgary Family Intervention Model

    A 3 page research paper that uses a brief case scenario in order to discuss the details of the Calgary Family Intervention Model and the Calgary Family Assessment Model. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Case Study of a Homeless Man and the Social Forces Working Against Him

    This 7 page paper provides an overview of the life of a homeless man and the social forces that have worked against him. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Smith & White Vs Makatume Case Study

    A 5 page paper. An analysis is performed based on student-provide information. These two companies both make cordless power tools; Smith & White makes tools for the professional and consumer while Makatume makes only professional tools that are higher quality. The essay identifies the strengths and weaknesses of each company and makes recommendations for both. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Case Study Analysis: "Time To Dig Out"

    5 pages in length. As is typical of any economic controversy surrounding the profoundly overpopulated and costly penal system, there are those who support an immediate and significant reduction in funding for what has come to be little more than a warehousing system for social misfits who are ill-equipped to live within a civilized society. No bibliography.

  • Circular Flow of Goods; A Case Study

    This 4 page paper summarizes an article that illustrates c case which demonstrates the circular flow of goods and services, focusing on the creation of income flow thought the development of a prison industry system. The paper looks at the way this leads to a circular flow and considers a contradictory opinion. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Health Care Services Case Study

    A 7 page paper that responds to specific questions about a 75-year-old patient and a health care organization. The essay includes reports and discussions of the services this health care agency provides and relates it to one of Etzioni's approaches to s social problems, Erikson's life stages, and Bronfenbrenner’s ecological system as related to the services provided by this organization.

  • Case Study, Pre-sentence Investigation Process

    A 3 page response paper to a list of questions concerns a case scenario involving the recommendation of a probation officer in regards to sentencing on a sexual offense. No bibliography provided.

  • A Case Study

    A 3 page research paper/essay that answers questions that pertain to a case scenario in which a fourth grade Cuban-American boy is recommended by his teacher for special education classes and suspension. The writer discusses the boy’s background, the circumstances, and recommends that the child should be kept in a general education classroom, but could benefit from a classroom in which the teacher takes a constructivist approach to learning. Bibliography lists 1 sources.

  • Case Study Questions/Cognitive Development, Young Adults

    A 3 page paper that responds to questions on a case scenario involving a young college student whose religious preconceptions are challenged by her roommate. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Job Evaluation Case Study

    This 5 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. The first past the paper shows how for different job descriptions can be used to ascertain points is for a job evaluation. The second part of the paper considers how the points awaited. The third part of the paper looks at which, if any, of the jobs would be suitable for a person-based approach to job evaluation. The last part of the paper considers the stages the organization would have to undertake to adopt a competency-based approach. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Intersect Investment Case Study

    This 10 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. Intersect investment needs to change that there is disagreement within management regarding the way the changes take place. The CEO wants to adopt a customer intimacy model but there is resistance. The paper conducts a gap analysis looking at the issues and opportunities within the case, considering the stakeholder and ethical perspectives, determining the end state vision and then looking at the way the company can bridge the gap from its current position in order to achieve this desired position. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Patient Case Study

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of a patient history, diagnosis and potential treatment options. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Healthcare Case Study in Polarity Management

    This 4 page paper is written in three parts. Using the example of a healthcare center with conflicting needs of cost and quality the writer demonstrates the use of polarity management. The first part of the paper outlines the role and aim of polarity management, the second part of the paper presents a polarity map, and the third part considers how the map can be used to find a 'solution'. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Lester Electronics Case Study; Financing Issues

    This 3 page paper looks at a case supplied by the student, examining the financial issues faced by a company that has the opportunity to enter into a joint venture or make an acquisition, while itself being a potential acquisition target. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Problem of Violence in Schools

    In 9 pages, the author discusses school violence. School children are becoming increasingly violent. They are waging a virtual war with teachers and other students, and many injuries and deaths have resulted from this catastrophe. Conversely, school violence and the ensuing discipline problems related to the violence are serious problem across not only this nation, but also across the world. In order to assess what should be done, different techniques from authorities on the subject should be studied and discussed, and a recommendation should be made for the problem of school violence. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Social Prejudice in Beloved by Toni Morrison and The Castles Of Athlin And Dunbayne by Anne Radcliffe

    5 pages in length. Assessing the prejudicial differences that exist between Anne Radcliffe's 'The Castles Of Athlin And Dunbayne' and Toni Morrison's 'Beloved' is to address the issue of social class. The reality of Scottish white privilege as it is bestowed upon Radcliffe's Mary is entirely separate and apart from the ravages of Morrison's enslaved Sethe. The writer discusses that the manner by which each character is influenced by prejudice of social class implores the reader to envision the glaring contrarieties between a white British woman a black African American female. No additional sources cited.

  • Scottish Foam Limited Case Study

    16 pages in length. One cannot argue the success that Scottish Foam Limited's competitive marketing strategies have provided for the company's overall image and bottom line. Even from the beginning, when the company was in its infancy, the owners demonstrated an inherent ability to overcome whatever marketing boundaries stood in their way to effectively conquered their share -- and more -- of the foam industry. Indeed, there was an ever-growing demand for such specialized products that Scottish Foam Limited initially provided, ultimately expanding into areas even the original owners never anticipated becoming involved with. The writer discusses that although their initial aim was to supply the packing industry with the highest quality product, it was not all too long before the company was reassessing its primary objectives. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Reality and Social Constructs

    5 pages in length. When sociologists speak about social construction of reality, it can readily be argued that their meaning is attributed to the aftermath of man’s action when associated with social conduct. The vast importance of this concept helps one to effectively determine what is to be expected in any given social situation, particularly when applying W.I. Thomas’ statement: "If men define a situation as real it is real in its consequences." In essence, Thomas is merely pointing out that reality is based solely upon the consequences of one’s actions, which are in turn what ultimately shape one’s reality. The writer discusses how the significance of such philosophy greatly lends itself to the study of human and social behavior, in that without prior understanding of how reality is perceived, there would be little if any ability to comprehend one’s existence at all. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Top2Bottom Snowboards Case Study 1

    7 pages in length. The writer discusses e-commerce possibilities with regard to the marketing of snowboards as they relate to Internet goals and objectives, defining markets, web hosting and utilizing existing web sites as pattern to follow. No bibliography.

  • Welfare State and Global Financing

    This 17 page paper considers the problematic area of the cost an provision of the welfare system by various countries. To give a greater understanding the pensions system is examined as an example of the most sweeping of welfare schemes. The universal problems of an increase in the ageing population and life spans in conjunction with the falling birth rate is considered. A possible solution is then discussed; the privatisation of the welfare system, Chile is used as a model to illustrate this idea. The advantages and disadvantages are discussed and the suitability of the model for adoption by other countries is examined. The writer of this paper holds profession qualifications in the study of pensions. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • The Nike Corporation in the 1990s- a Case Study

    A 7 page paper discussing information presented in Harvard Business School Case 9-595-102 (1995). CEO Phil Knight stated in 1990 that Nike's focus for the 1990s should be that of athletic shoes and clothing, later refining that focus to one of marketing, rather than production. By 1993, the company had opened tourist-attraction stores, founded a professional athlete career management business and entered into an alliance with a large Hollywood talent agency, all the while bemoaning that European managers could not comprehend the Nike "spirit and message." The company failed to understand that its arrogance toward consumers and focus on activities unrelated to marketing athletic shoes and clothing masked any "spirit and message" that may have existed. The paper recommends that Nike return to focusing on its core business. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • How to Study Effectively

    This 8 page report discusses the most important skills and strategies students need to best assure their success in learning. Many, if not most, students do not know how to study effectively. The most successful students, in addition to constantly reviewing course information, develop creative ways to reorganize course information. Students work actively with information, make sense of it, and reorganize it in a way that they can understand the information and remember it. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Human Behavior and Sturdivant Electric Company

    A 5 page paper which discusses a particular situation involving Sturdivant Electric Company, in relationship to its relevance to human behavior studies. No additional sources cited.

  • Federal Express and the United Parcel Service

    This 11 page report discusses the two leaders in the package delivery industry and the numerous competitive, economic, and technological issues with which they have dealt in the past 25 years. Company history is covered along with six specific questions relating to the competition between the two and how the two have responded to one another’s innovations. No secondary sources.

  • Study Questions on Management Theory

    A 5 page paper answering 4 discussion questions addressing topics of (1) the importance of an air of confidence; (2) approaches to reducing employee absenteeism; (3) qualities of effective discipline; and (4) expectancy theory and how expectancy, instrumentality and valence contribute to enhancing employee motivation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Businesses That Are Family Friendly

    A 6 page paper discussing the characteristics of some of the "100 best places to work" identified by Working Mother and Fortune. Organizations have always known that treating employees well is morally right, but too many have seen employee programs as too costly for them to supply. Studies such as the several conducted by Chubb Group yield empirical evidence that corporate performance improves when they provide employees with environments conducive to the ability to give their full attention to the job. Families carry the cost of some of these organizations' programs; other companies assume full costs with the view that program costs are less than the consequences of not having family-friendly programs in place. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Case Study of Exponential Smoothing

    5 pages in length. The use of exponential smoothing as a forecast tool can be beneficial in determining the future demand for services or goods based on past history. Exponential smoothing uses a weighted average of past values to make an informed forecast. This paper explains in detail how and why exponential smoothing is used.

  • Humankind Roles of Trees and Astronomy

    4 pages in length. Astronomy is an ancient science almost as old as the universe itself. From the beginning of time man has studied the stars, imagining pictures in the sky and relying on the fact that they will always be there to guide and direct. We all know the importance of the North Star in discerning direction. Trees have been used in the same way. Navigational tools in themselves, trees are known to have been read in order to help plot a course when maps were not an option. This interesting paper compares and contrasts astronomy and trees and the roles they play in the history of man. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Marketing of Snowboards Case Study Analysis

    7 pages in length. The writer discusses e-commerce possibilities with regard to the marketing of snowboards as they relate to global competition, maintaining a competitive edge and technical aspects of the future site. No bibliography.

  • The Marketing of Snowboards

    7 pages in length. The writer discusses e-commerce possibilities with regard to the marketing of snowboards as they relate to ethics, legalities and advantages. No bibliography.

  • Comparison Between the Comedies of Ancient Greece and Rome

    5 pages in length. The comedic stylings of Aristophanes, Plautus and Terence have long been studied as representing the most innovative work of the period. While Greek Aristophanic and Plautus’ Roman comedies bear considerable resemblance to Terence’s approach, there exist minutely distinctive differences that serve to establish each writer as being unique. The writer discusses that when one considers the humorous texts of “Hecyra,” “Miles Gloriosus,” “Birds” and “Frogs,” it is relatively simple to ascertain these contrarieties and similarities as they are compared and contrasted against one another. No additional sources cited.

  • Tyson Foods Case Study

    8 pages in length. The moral dilemma in this particular text addresses the issue of business ethics and integrity. Is it wrong to receive special treatment when it is nothing more veiled bribery? From an outsider's point of view, Tyson Foods was attempting to cover up issues the company did not want brought into the public eye, and Espy was more than willing to accommodate their compromised position. Determining what constitutes values is the fundamental purpose of corporate social responsibility. Given the fact that all of humanity must coexist on the same planet, there has to be a modicum of consideration with regard to business values. If not, then there would be no sense of tolerance or respect for individual life. People have to abide by an ethical code as a means by which to ensure proper behavior among the world’s population. According to Tyson and Espy's behavior, however, one must question who is to determine just what this corporate ethical code will represent, and who is to say that all commerce must follow it? The writer discusses that defining ethics is to define man’s proper values and interests, a concept that must exist within the framework of all business infrastructures. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Country Overview of Peru

    A 10 page research paper exploring the history, government, economy, education, health, and nutritional status of Peru. Great improvements have been made in the country since 1990, however, due to the fact that nearly half the population live in poverty Peru is a long way from being a nation with equal access to its benefits. Politically, it is also a long way from being a democracy since its president appoints so many members of the governmental structure. Bibliography is included.

  • Teaching English to ESL Students/Research Proposal

    An 8 page proposal for a research study that proposes that the student-researcher will conduct a study of relevant literature that would summarize and synthesize the data that is currently available. The working hypothesis/assumption of this study is that such an examination of literature could be utilized to fashion an effective instructional guidelines that teachers could use to aid them in the complicated task of meeting the needs of ESL students. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Applied Research Project Proposal on Recidivism and Training of Offenders

    This 21 page paper outlines a study of offender training and recidivism. This study is designed to consider this problem and to determine if benefits in terms of recidivism can be determined through the use of educational/training programs in the prison setting. This study integrates a questionnaire survey with assessments of the research in the current literature in order to determine links between training and reductions in recidivism. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Science Achievement and Gender Differences Proposal

    A 14 page paper that presents a proposal for a study to determine gender differences in science achievement in Hong Kong. The stereotype of males performing far better than girls in science has been perpetuated for all time. The literature, however, would suggest that this stereotype is a myth. This paper provides an introduction/literature review, research questions and hypotheses, method for the study, and a discussion of what the investigator would hope to accomplish through the study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Research Study Proposal/Hand washing

    A 15 page study proposal that addresses the problem of non-compliance of hospital personnel with proper hand hygiene protocols. The writer outlines the problems with infection caused by non-compliance, offer a literature review of hand washing in the literature and proposes a study designed to improve hand sanitizing compliance through an educational intervention and the introduction of easily accessible alcohol rub sanitizer throughout the proposed study site. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Dissertation Proposal for Autistic Children's Improved Social Interaction

    This 8 page paper proposes a study into the emotional aspect that influence social interaction of children aged 8 – 12 diagnosed as suffering from autism. The paper gives the goals of the study and conducts a brief literature review looking at supporting studies and looks at potential tools for measurement of social and emotional abilities. The paper also gives a brief methodology and outlines the expected results. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Delimitations, Summary Sections for Proposed Study

    A 3 page paper that offers a guide to a student writing a study proposal that offers suggestions for the sections of the proposal describing “delimitations and limitations” and the “significance of the study.” The proposed study addresses the problem of obesity and the influence of health beliefs on lifestyle choices. No bibliography is offered.

  • Ethics for Business Research

    This 8 page considers the issues of ethics when undertaking business research with the use of quantitative research using questionnaires and qualitative reseach using a commercial case study. The paper discusses the areas of ethics that should be considered when designing business research, in this case a case study for strategy development of a low cost airline. The paper considers how ethical considerations may change the plan of research that involves a corporate case study and quantitative research using questionnaires. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Microsoft Corporation and Organizational Behavior

    This 11-page paper is a sample of a case study dealing with organizational behavior and human resources at Microsoft Corp. The paper discusses how one might set up observational journal entries, a case study and questions for the case study. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • An Intervention Using Appreciative Inquiry Theory

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the use of appreciative inquiry theory to address an intervention. This study relates the problem of communication in a church setting, where 200 members have a difficult time focusing on the expansion of the organization. Further, this study provides a qualitative approach for assessing the views and the application of AI in this specific “case study” setting. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Implementing Six Sigma at the Academic Medical Hospital

    This 12 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Academic Medical Hospital has been running a pilot study with the intention of implementing Six Sigma in their emergency department. The paper looks at issues concerning the pilot study, including the results that were obtain, how they should be reported, the problems and barriers to implementation and the way that the process may be adjusted to ensure that the final stage is successful. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Analysis Journal Articles

    A 4 page paper that reports on three journal articles. One study considers public organizations and asks whether structure affects transformational behaviors in public organizations. The second study considers the effect of transformational and transactional leadership behaviors on contact personnel, i.e., customer service representatives. The final study explores the effect of educational reforms on superintendents’ daily task, particularly as it concerns curriculum and instruction tasks. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Benzilic Acid Multi Step Synthetic Process

    This 6 page laboratory study considers the multi-step synthesis process in the creation of benzilic acid. The project proposes the use of benzaldehyde and potassium cyanide and the focus on the varied steps in order to synthesize benzilic acid. This study reviews the procedures, outlines the findings relative to this process, and produces some data regarding the process in order to show the impacts of each step in the process. The multi-step synthesis approach and the use of specific agents are central to the views created in this study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Review of "African American Mothers' Views of Their Infants' Language Development and Language-Learning Environment"

    A 3 page review of a study of mother-child interactions among African American families in a large Southern city. There are several critical differences in the ways that mothers of varied cultures interact with their children. The study was small and cannot be generalized to a larger population, but it appears to be quite valid for Southern urban settings. The study probably is not a statistically valid one, but the authors approached data collection in a thoughtful and reasonable manner to identify the three broad themes they found. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Article Critique/Learning Style Preferences

    A 7 page research paper that summarizes and analyzes Rassool and Rawaf's 2007 study "Learning style preferences of undergraduate nursing students." This critique argues that while the authors reveal information that has the potential to aid nurse educators in accomplishing their instructional goals, the limitations that the authors discuss in terms of the reliability and validity of their study instrument, as well as, the self-selection element in their study sample, correspondingly limits the extent to which their findings can be accurately generalized to a broader population. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Breast Cancer Risk

    A 3 page research paper that offers an summary and analysis of a study that addressed breast cancer risk. Vainshtein (2008) conducted an informative study that summarized and evaluated previous research on breast cancer risk, with a focus on the role of socioeconomic status (SES). This study begins by clearly stating the problem, which is that the high incidence of breast cancer among American women. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Tamoxifen Study and Prevention of Breast Cancer

    This 23 page report discusses a proposed study which was based on NSABP breast cancer prevention trial concluded last spring with outcomes approved by the FDA in September of 1998. The purpose of the study was to determine whether tamoxifen (brand name “Novaldex”) prevented breast cancer in women who have an increased risk of developing the disease. The clinical protocol (the action plan) for a trial after laboratory studies is an attempt to indicate the potential of tamoxifen as a preventive measure as opposed to only being used as a treatment. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Ethics for Business Research

    This 8 page considers the issues of ethics when undertaking business research with the use of quantitative research using questionnaires and qualitative reseach using a commercial case study. The paper discusses the areas of ethics that should be considered when designing business research, in this case a case study for strategy development of a low cost airline. The paper considers how ethical considerations may change the plan of research that involves a corporate case study and quantitative research using questionnaires. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Literature Review on Early Childhood Literacy

    An 8 page research paper that offers a literature review that examines three research studies that pertain to early childhood emergent literacy skills and at-risk children. The basic parameters of each study, its methodology and results, are briefly summarized and then each is discussed, referring to other studies and relevant literature were appropriate, before reaching conclusions based on this data. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • The Effects of Violent Lyrics on Aggressive Thoughts and Feelings

    In twenty-six pages this paper presents research on the effects violent song lyrics have on aggression that examines various types of lyrics (heavy metal, rap/gangsta, and country), demographics (age, gender, geography), and subheadings including introduction, statement of the problem, aims/objectives of the study, relevance of the study, literature review, rationale of the present study, statement of hypothesis, operational definition, subject/sample population, instrument/materials, design, procedure, scoring of data, analysis, references, and appendix. Fifteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Heart Disease and Gender Differences

    A 10 page paper with three sections. The first section is a study regarding the differences between men and women in regards to symptoms and treatment of heart disease. This section includes an introduction, purpose of the study, problem statement, hypotheses, literature review, type of study, and conclusion. The next section is an annotated bibliography and the third section is a brief review of two articles used in the literature review. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Qualitative Study 'Occupational Stress and Job Satisfaction in Mental Health Nursing: Focussed (sic) Interventions via Evidence-based Assessment' Reviewed

    A 5 page paper reviewing the report of a qualitative study of stress among nurses in Britain’s National Health System. Cottrell (2000) provides a quite useful and highly relevant study directly applicable to the issue of stress among nurses. Though the author does not provide any research-supported follow-up on the intervention portion of the study, he provides alternatives that appear to be quite reasonable and naturally present the opportunity for further research in the future. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Article Critique/Learning Style Preferences

    A 7 page research paper that summarizes and analyzes Rassool and Rawaf's 2007 study "Learning style preferences of undergraduate nursing students." This critique argues that while the authors reveal information that has the potential to aid nurse educators in accomplishing their instructional goals, the limitations that the authors discuss in terms of the reliability and validity of their study instrument, as well as, the self-selection element in their study sample, correspondingly limits the extent to which their findings can be accurately generalized to a broader population. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Pregnant Patients Smoking Cessation Through Nurse Intervention Programs

    A 9 page paper evaluating three studies and making recommendations based on the studies' findings. Indications given by the findings of these studies are that nurse-managed interventions are more effective than physician-managed ones, and public health settings are more likely to see greater degrees of success than are private ones. Another primary indication is that it is personal attention and willing support that substantially increase positive results in cessation efforts. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Article Critique/Perceptions of Palliative Care

    A 6 page article critique that summarizes and analyzes a study by Johnston and Smith (2006) on palliative care. After defining precisely what is meant by "palliative care," the researchers indicate that the purpose of their study is "to explore the perceptions of patients and nurses of palliative care" in order to more precisely define the "concept of the expert palliative nurse" (Johnston and Smith, 2006, p. 701). The various section of the research study are reviewed and the writer discusses the significance of the research findings. No additional sources cited.

  • Math Education for Children with Special Needs Article Critiqued

    5 pages. Looks at an informal inclusion program at a secondary school and critiques the study done based on that program. Gives information about the data collection, the success and weakness of the study and significant findings. An excellent research project in critiquing a data study. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Researching Culture by Pertti Alasuutari

    An 8 page analysis of Pertti Alasuutari's Researching Culture: Qualitative Method and Cultural Studies. This Finnish sociologist, with extensive experience in qualitative research, draws primarily on his own work to illustrate the concepts that he considers important for researchers to consider when embarking on a qualitative research study. This volume is basically designed to be an introduction to the field of qualitative research methodology from the a cultural studies perspective. No additional sources cited.

  • A of Whole Language Curriculum Assessment

    A 5 page review of a 1996 study published in the Journal of Educational Research assessing the successes and failures of whole language programs in several targeted school districts. A critique of the study and its conclusion is provided. The published study is attached to the critique. No other sources are cited.

  • Strategic Human Resource Management at Standard Chartered Bank

    This 20 page case study is written in three sections. Using a case study supplied by the student the first part compares the human resource management approaches of the Standard Chartered Bank to determine is the company us using strategic human resource management (SHRM). In the second section arguments are supplied to support the ongoing use of talent management strategies in an environment where costs need to be cut. The finak section discusses the importance of measurement to assess the success, or failure, of strategic HRM and suggests some measures suitable for the case study.

  • Procrastination and GPA

    An 8 page (including brief abstract) proposed research study, which discusses the fact that procrastination is a prevalent today on college and university campuses. A review of this literature is offered and then a study design is discussed that would address the correlation between procrastination and grade point average (GPA). A possible method for analyzing the data from this hypothetical study is also briefly outlined and the Pearson correlation statistic is recommended. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Phillis Wheatley's Poetry

    This 5 page paper examples the complex and technically notable works of the first black american poet, Phillis Wheatley. Several of her poems are analyzed for form, metaphor, personification and theme. Examples cited from text. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Article Critique/Perceptions of Palliative Care

    A 6 page article critique that summarizes and analyzes a study by Johnston and Smith (2006) on palliative care. After defining precisely what is meant by "palliative care," the researchers indicate that the purpose of their study is "to explore the perceptions of patients and nurses of palliative care" in order to more precisely define the "concept of the expert palliative nurse" (Johnston and Smith, 2006, p. 701). The various section of the research study are reviewed and the writer discusses the significance of the research findings. No additional sources cited.

  • THE RISE OF NOKIA -- HISTORY

    This 3-page paper analyzes the case study entitled "The Rise of Finland's Nokia."

  • Richard Wright's Black Boy and William Faulkner's Light in August and Black Identity

    A six page paper comparing the protagonists of these two works (by William Faulkner and Richard Wright respectively) in terms of their racial identities, and their reactions to them. The paper asserts that it is very difficult to establish a positive racial identity when one’s race is constantly disparaged by society as a whole, and this has made both protagonists extremely hostile. Bibliography lists five sources.

  • CASE STUDY: BLOCKBUSTER

    This 12-page paper is a case study of Blockbuster Inc. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • THE RISE OF NOKIA -- HISTORY

    This 3-page paper analyzes the case study entitled "The Rise of Finland's Nokia."

  • 'Over There, World War II,' and 'I Sing, Too, America' by Langston Hughes

    An 8 page research paper/essay that analyzes two of Hughes poems, "I, too, Sing America" and "Over there, World War II." First, the writer gives a brief biography of the poet, then discusses critical opinion of his work, and then, critically analyzes these two poems. The writer demonstrates how the political content of these poems was aimed at both a black and white audience. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Kaizen Style of Management

    This 5 page paper looks at the Japanese management style of kaizen, with a focus on a case study to emanate from the United States. The company Critikon is used as the case study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • IBM Proposal for a Knowledge Management Program

    This 44 page paper examines IBM. The paper provides an in-depth analysis of the company, its history and operations in order to identify potential areas of improvement within the knowledge management of the firm. The paper starts with a proposal for the study and then undertakes the study which puts forward the idea of a knowledge database to be used by the after sales engineers. A work breakdown and schedule is also provided. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Problem Statement/Chinese Cholesterol Study

    A 3 page research paper that offers the problem statement for a proposed research study on educating the Chinese public on the risks of high cholesterol. The rationale for the study is discussed and substantiating research is cited. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Effectiveness of CBT With Schizophrenia

    A 9 page research paper that summarizes and discusses studies that pertain to cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and the treatment of schizophrenia. In the conclusions section, the writer argues that the studies reviewed support the position that CBT is an effective treatment modality for schizophrenic clients. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Jesus and Christology

    A 5 page research essay exploring contemporary study of Christology. The focus of Christology is somewhat different depending on which theologian one reads, however one definition that seems to be accepted is that Christology and bible studies are 'two aspects of a single inquiry into divine revelation.' It also focuses on the life of Jesus and once again asks the question, 'Who was He?' This writer contends that some things in life must be accepted on faith and 'who Jesus is' is one of those things. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Is Aggression Learned or Genetic?

    A 16 page study researching whether aggression is innate or learned. The paper discusses adolescent stress levels and stressors; personality factors linked to aggression; and quantitative differences between African Americans and whites. Poverty, both individual and community, is seen as being instrumental in aggressive display, as is lack of parental control. The methods section includes a detailed description of the types of statistical analyses that will be used in the study. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Article Critique/Kameg, et al (2010)

    A 5 page critique of study article by Kameg, et al (2010), which describes and evaluates the information provided, demonstrating that this constitutes a valuable quantitative study pertaining to nursing education. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Learning to Care for Children/A Study Critique

    A 10 page paper that summarizes and analyzes a research study performed by Coetzee (2004), drawing on additional sources where it is relevant. This critique encompasses all sections of the study, which explored how South African nursing student learn to relate to pediatric patients. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • A Practicum for Special Education Working with Cerebral Palsy

    This 25 page paper provides an overview of a practicum project, the culmination of studies in special education. This paper relates the study of methods to address the needs of students with cerebral palsy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Nurses Job Satisfaction

    An 11 page paper. This essay reports studies that reveal the shortage of nurses and future projections and studies that discuss and report conclusions on the level of job satisfaction among registered nurses in hospitals. One of the issues discussed is moral distress. Other issues include the high patient ratio and satisfaction levels related to specialty area and setting. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Research Proposal on University Student Absenteeism

    This 14 page paper is a full proposal for a study of why university students are absent form lectures. The paper begins with an outline and justification, undertakes a literature review and then outlines a proposal for undertaking the study including the collection and analysis of data. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Smoking & Increased Prevalence of Lung Cancer in Women

    A 17 page research proposal for conducting an extensive review of literature on the increased incidence of lung cancer in women and its presumed association with cigarette smoking. The writer offers a matrix that summarizes 12 studies and discusses the various sections of the proposed study. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Mark Garrison and Margaret Anne Bly's Human Relations Productive Approaches for the Workplace

    A 7 page analysis of Human Relations: Productive Approaches for the Workplace by Mark Garrison and Margaret Anne Bly. This is an instructive book that combines solid empirical research, supportive study aids, and numerous case studies to provide a practical, and applicable, guide to positive human relations in the business environment. Using examples that are draw from over 90 small and large companies, the authors provide a balanced thematic approach that encompasses both organizational issues and problems that pertain to personal adjustment in the workplace. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Children, Divorce, and Its Impact

    This 7 page paper is a proposal for a study and includes hypotheses, methodology, literature review and recommendations. The effects of divorce on children has been a topic of concern for many years, since the number divorces soared since the 1960s. Research studies have concluded that children suffer any number of harmful effects both in the short-term and the long-term. These effects are discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Voting Behavior and the Impacts of Class and Race

    This 9 page paper reviews several studies and theories in respect to the topic and then proposes a new study, inclusive of an outline, methodology and what results might be obtained. This topic is fully explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Case Studies In Technology and Management

    This 5 page paper reviews 5 case studies from the book Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation and considers what the student may learn from each case study. The cases include SMaL Camera Technologies, Intel, Hewlett Packard Kitty Hawk, Microsoft and Patterns of Industrial Innovation. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Determinate Proposal on Death Penalty Propensity and a Juror's Gender

    A 10 page paper that argues the thesis that women jurors are less likely to vote for capital punishment than are male jurors and presents a basic determinate proposal projecting results that will substantiate this claim. Discussed are the maximalist and minimalist approaches that have been taken in the study of gender differences in criminal sentencing, with emphasis being placed on the effectiveness of the minimalist approach. The proposed research involves the study of a sampling of first and second level university students and outlines the steps necessary to carry out this survey. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Literature Review on Intellectual Assets Management

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of the topic by reviewing relevant literature on the subject. A company profile provided by a student is used as a case study for purposes of review. A description of a sample study is provided. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Feminism and Women's Studies

    This 8 page paper contends that the women's movement was integral to the creation of women's studies curriculums around the country in the 1970's. Women's studies is explained and explored. Feminism is also discussed in depth. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Intelligence and Its Genetic Component

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of the nature-nurture debate with a focus on the genetic component. Several studies are cited, with a concentration on twin studies. IQ testing is explored. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Phonological Awareness and Reading: The Process of Language Acquisition

    This 8 page research study relates the findings of a number of studies regarding the use and utility of phonological awareness and correlated phonemic awareness as they can be related to both language acquisition and reading processes. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Do Starbucks Gain Commitment from their Staff?

    This 22 page paper examines the concept of employee commitment, what it is and how it is achieved, and supplies the theoretical basis of the first page of the paper, which is an in-depth literature review, to a case study. The case study is Starbucks, with examination of the different types of rewards and motivation factors that are in place for the staff, and a consideration of the way in which these HRM strategies may result in committed employees. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Article Critique/Quality of Life/Palliative Care

    A 6 page article critique of a study conducted by Peters and Sellick (2006) that concerns a comparison between two settings for palliative care: inpatient hospice care and home-based care. The results show home-based care as preferable and the writer discusses the study and its implications. No additional sources cited.

  • Scholastic Performance and the Impact of Peer Programs

    This 20 page paper provides a look at studies concerning the success of peer leadership and tutoring programs on a variety of grade levels. The paper argues that despite drawbacks peer tutoring does have a positive influence on academics as well as other areas. Several pages of charts and graphs are included in the report to illustrate studies noted. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Music As Sedation for Children

    A 3 page research paper that summarizes the effect of music in a study conducted by Loewy, et al (2006), which utilized a sample group of 60 pediatric patients who ranged in age from 1 month through 5 years in order to compare the effects of chloral hydrate to music therapy in regards to sedating children while they underwent EEG testing. This study showed music therapy to be a safer and more efficient means of sedation for young children undergoing diagnostic testing. No additional sources cited.

  • Case Study on Network Design

    This 23 page paper provides a case study. The case study concerns a small advertising studio. Recommendations are made in respect to the setting up of a computer network at the office. Software and hardware are discussed as well as the networking process. Pricing and other financial considerations are included. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • TV's Effect on Sexual Behavior

    An 8 page research paper that discusses 2 studies that each pertain to the affect of TV viewing on adolescent sexual behavior. Collins, et al (2003) examines an episode of Friends on teen knowledge pertaining to condom use. Somers and Tynan (2006) examine the relationship between explicit sexual content in TV shows and teen sexual behavior. The writer summarizes each study and discusses their results and implications. No additional sources cited.

  • Fourth Grade Students' Reading Comprehension Skills Improvement

    A 15 page research study paper that provides an overview of the current literature regarding reading comprehension, teaching techniques and outcomes, and proposes a study of 4th grade students to support the findings. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Research Methods; Why Does the United States Have Fewer Students Taking Advanced Examinations Compared England and Wales, France and Germany

    This 10 page paper is the third chapter for a project looking at the different performance of students in the US compared to others countries in terms of the level of advanced examination that are taken. This paper is the research methodology paper, recapping on the purpose of the study and this aims and then outlining the research models, approached and methodology that will be utilised as well as the required resources and the brief findings of the pilot study. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • The Importance of Cultural Skills in Reaching Multicultural Students

    A 10 page proposal for a research study to assess teacher ability to successfully interact with students from a variety of cultural backgrounds and the relation that skill has with student performance in reading comprehension. The proposed study revolves around a ten question survey designed to assess teachers' cultural skill in Cuban-American language and other cultural elements as well as the teachers' educational approaches. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Case Study on the Hall, Dickler, et al LLP Law Firm

    Law Firm Case Study – Hall, Dickler, et al LLP: This 5-page essay chronicles the case study of the Hall Dickler, et al law firm of legal professionals. It also offers an overview of its inside machinations, and the contributory factors relevant to its success. Bibliography lists 7 sources. SNAkghal.doc

  • Can Depersonalized Bullying in the Workplace be Explained by Critical Management Theory?

    This 11 page paper looks at the concept and applications of critical management studies. The paper looks first the development and general approaches of critical management studies (CMS) and critical management theory (CMT). The main body of the paper examines the way these theories may be used to examine the problem of bullying in Indian call centers. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

  • Does Studying Literature Improve Individual Writing Skills?

    This 9 page paper assesses the connection between the study of literature and the development of writing skills. Looking at the ideas of Orwell and Graves and considering the different ways in which writing may take place with differing motivations, the potential value and impact of studying literature is explored. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Case Analysis of the Exxon Valdez Alaskan Oil Spill

    10 pages in length. Case study of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Many catastrophic implications -- economic as well as with regard to public relations -- have been associated with the accident. This paper will provide an overall case study analysis pertinent to the situation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris

    A 5 page analysis of the ground-breaking study by Desmond Morris. In this book, Morris, a zoologist, approaches the study of human behavior as he might analyze any other species. It's an intriguing perspective that has gained a wide acceptance among scientists since The Naked Ape was first punished in 1967 and Morris uses this perspective to give considerable insight into human behavior. No additional sources cited.

  • Personality Characteristics and Paranormal Beliefs

    An 8 page paper that investigates the relationship between personality and a belief in the paranormal. A number of studies are discussed that address the personality variables that are most closely related to a belief in the paranormal. The few studies that attempted to address the effect of such as belief on one's life are also reported. While there is disagreement regarding how such a belief actually affects a person's life, there is agreement regarding the personality traits that are correlated to such a belief. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • In Praise of Wolves by R.D. Lawrence Reviewed

    This is a 3 page review of R.D. Lawrence’s “In Praise of Wolves”. Spanish born R.D. Lawrence lives on a 100-acre wilderness farm in Haliburton Highlands, 170 km north of Toronto, Ontario and has written over 29 books on nature and wildlife. In the spring of 1983, Lawrence and his wife traveled to Ishpeming in the Upper Peninsula in Michigan to study an untamed but captive pack of wild wolves and compared their behavior to those he had previously studied in the wild and with the two wolf cubs which he himself had raised. During the study and his use of other studies he has conducted on packs in the wild, Lawrence often contradicts other scientific theories in that he proposes that in many ways, wolves in the wild provide a much closer study and comparison to human behavior than do many studies on primates, considered humans’ closest natural relatives. In addition, Lawrence through the use of biological, sociological and psychological comparisons is not afraid to apply human terms to wolves in the text. Instead, Lawrence has found that in many ways, humans could learn from wolf behavior in terms of their handling of aggression (as opposed to the human emotion of anger) and stress in the wild. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Literature Review and Proposed Study Outline on Middle Aged Women and the Impact of Exercise

    This is a 5 page paper discussing the effects of exercise in middle aged women. The paper includes a short literature review and possible outline for a proposed study. Studies investigating the effects of exercise in middle aged women have been positive in their findings. Research has ranged from studying aerobic or non-aerobic exercise in regards to lipid concentrations as well as those which study weight training in regards to overall body fat and body weight among other factors. It would seem that in all cases, middle aged women have shown improvements in regards to overall health from exercise in addition to reducing their risk for heart disease by reducing lipid concentrations, cholesterol levels and blood pressure among other variables. While some studies involves thousands of subjects over many years, most studies involve a relatively small number of subjects, randomly assigned to controlled short-term exercise programs after which the results are compared from pre- and post-measurements. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Overview of Oceanography

    A 5 page paper. Oceanography is the study of the earth's oceans. The different subfields are explained. Chemical oceanography is emphasized and discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Why Ocean Exploration Should be Funded at the Same Rate as Space Exploration

    This 3 page paper argues that although space exploration has discovered products and processes that are important, the study of the oceans, and particularly their connection to global warming, is at least as important, and should be funded. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Chinese Domination on the Open Seas During the Fifteenth Century

    A 5 page research paper that uses Louise Levathes' fascinating study of Chinese maritime prowess, When China Ruled the Seas, to discuss the period when the Chinese navy dominated the China Seas and Indian Ocean between 1405 and 1433. No additional sources cited.

  • Cognitive Neuroscience

    This 3 page paper discusses specific issues. The first part defines cognitive psychology and neuroscience and comments on how cognitive psychologists can promote positive social change. The second section reports research methods in cognitive psychology and comments on conducting a study that deals with perceptual decision making. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Aspects of Cognitive Psychology

    A 5 page essay that presents an overview of various aspects of cognitive psychology. The overview includes a brief explanation of cognitive psychology and numerous studies investigating different aspects, such as memory and cognitive-behavior therapy. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • The Study of Learning

    A 5 page paper that addresses four issue related to the study of learning. Headings are: the dawn of the modern era, the definition of learning, methodological aspects, and the use of nonhuman animals in research. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Research and Nursing Practice

    A 5 page paper providing the results of interviews with three nursing home nurses and their perceptions on why research findings are not more frequently put into active practice. Nurses of varying experience have found that research based on the acute care setting often is not relevant to nursing home practice. The paper recommends involving direct-care nurses in active discussion of current research and that administrators encourage them to conduct their own informal studies as incentives to bring more current research into active practice. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Staffing Ratios and Outcomes in Nursing

    This 5 page paper discusses the results of different nurse-to-patient staffing ratios. The results of research studies clearly demonstrate the negative outcomes for both patients and nurses when staffing ratios exceed four patients per nurse. The ratio differs depending on department and actual job function with lower ratios required in some jobs. Nurses suffer emotional exhaustion/burnout and more patients die when ratios are high. Statistical data are included. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Total Quality Management and Customer Service

    This 42-page paper discusses how the concept of customer service and satisfaction can be tied to the concept of Total Quality Management (TQM). The paper discusses the history and reasons for TQM, why it's so important to customer service and how these two match up. Also presented are case studies of how TQM has benefited customer satisfaction. Bibilography lists 15 sources.

  • Assessment of HIV Prison Population Plan for Nursing Management

    This 4 page paper provides an overview of a study of a prison population with HIV status. This paper defines a management plan for evaluating this population. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Human Resoiurce Management in Public Organizations

    This 8 page paper considers how HRM manifests in public bodies. The similarities and differences with commercial entities are considered and then theories of public HRM are discussed, looking at issues such as traditional and out of fashion ideas of the need for stability and the support given to this from modern studies as well as the desire for innovation and change within this sector. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

  • Management and Change According to Henry Mintzberg

    : A 3 page research paper that examines the what Mintzberg meant in his 1973 study that characterized managerial work by brevity, fragmentation and variety and also whether or not this observation holds true for today. The writer argues that it does. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Chapter 2 Problem Study Regarding Classroom Management in a Junior High School Setting

    This 5 page paper provides an outline of a the second chapter of a study on classroom management and disruptive behaviors. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • 'Uniforms in the Closet' by Jennifer Egan

    A paper which considers the importance of informal groups in policy development and service delivery in public management, with specific reference to Jennifer Egan's study of gays in the military. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Axiomatic and Intuitive Mathematics

    A paper which considers the difference between intuitive and axiomatic mathematics, and some of the reasons why the former is most commonly found in school curriculums, whereas the latter forms part of university level studies. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Evolution of I/0

    Although industrial/organizational psychology is a relatively recent branch of psychology, it has its foundations in studies conducted in the late 1800s. This essay reports the evolution of the field in psychology. It also explains why research and statistics are important in I/O. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Math Performance and Middle School Students

    This 9 page paper provides an overview of a study of middle school special education students and methods to improve their performance on math assessments. This paper considers the implications of different methods. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Heroin Addiction Treatment and the Impact of Developmental Psychology

    This 130 page paper provides an overview of a study on the effects of developmental psychology on the treatment of heroin addiction. This paper considers many different types of treatment options based in developmental psychology. Bibliography lists 50 sources.

  • Experimental Social Psychology

    6 pages in length. Social psychology - which represents the study of various components of attitude, motivation, personality and behavior as they reflect an individual's influence upon and by social groups - derives its myriad findings through the function of experimentation, a value explained as being critical to "discovering universal laws…[and] eradicating social evils" (Sharma et al, 2007). Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Disaster Preparedness and Environmental Psychology

    This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of environmental psychology. The use of environmental psychology in studying personality is explored in the context of disaster preparedness within communities. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • 'Father of Psychology' Wilhelm Wundt

    A 4 page research paper that examines the life and work of Wilhelm Wundt. The history of psychology begins with this topic being studied as sub-topics under the fields of both philosophy and physiology (Oakley, 1995). It became a field in its own right primarily through the work of Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) who is frequently referred to as the "Father of Experimental Psychology" or simply as the "Founder of Modern Psychology." The writer briefly examines his life and accomplishments. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Leadership and Nurse Management

    This 4 page paper looks at a case study in nursing to evaluate methods of nurse management. Leadership theory is included. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Management Support System Success

    12 pages. This paper gives an excellent example of a Management Support System used in the banking industry. Designed as a case study, it looks at the current application and future potential of MSS within the industry. Describes the system currently in use within the company and the characteristics as regards the MSS as well as an overall assessment of the position within the organization with respect to MSS. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Harvey Industries Inventory Management

    This 5-page paper, based on a case study of Harvey Industries, discusses how this manufacturer can better streamline its inventory management system. The paper lists recommendations, including assigning the duties of management to one person and better prediction of manufacturing cycles in order to better determine the inventory necessary during peak line times. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • TQM Implementation

    This 10 page paper explores the relationship and importance of human resource management, operations management and corporate culture when implementing total quality management. The writer begins by discussing the need for total commitment to the principles of TQM. The writer then discusses the need for the appropriate culture and climate and the essential role of human resource management for successful implementation of TQM. The essay includes a case study example, using FedEx and the operational changes this company made to implement the TQM principles. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Wace Burgess Operations Management

    This 19-page paper covers a case study of printer Wace Burgess and its intent to accept a new client, Marks & Spencer. Using literature based on design of operations systems, the paper answers four questions about the feasibility of Wace Burgess' taking on this client. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • HRM's Emergence

    This well written 14 page paper traces the development of human resource management. The paper begins with the work of Frederick Winslow Taylor and his development of scientific management based on the idea of economic man, and then looks to the emergence of the theory of social man with the studies of Mayo and Hertzberg. The paper then considers the way that the theories have been used, such as the development of TQM and other examples that support ideas of both economic and social man. The bibliographic cites 15 sources.

  • A Strategic Management Overview

    This 55-page paper provides an overview and background of strategic management. Topics discussed are the various approaches to and theories for strategic management, as well as case studies documenting actual strategic management processes. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Business Management Case Study of Uris Hall's Dormitory Kitchen

    This 5 page paper provides an analysis of a case study submitted by a student. The functioning of a Dormitory Kitchen is evaluated. No bibliography.

  • Suitable Models of Strategic Management

    The seven-page paper analyzes the assertion that strategic management theories/models tend to be relevant only two firms that are over certain size or in certain industries. The topic outlines one or two of such models, and presents a case study supporting the assertion. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Reviewing an Article on Managing Across Cultures

    This 5 page paper reviews an article by the title Cross Cultural Management authored by S.C. Peppas. Positive and negative aspects are noted. The article concerns a study on cultural variations in management practice. No additional sources cited.

  • Logistics Project Management and Solving Problems

    This 5 page paper uses a case study that evaluates a dilemma in the management hierarchy. The problem is something that can actually occur in any field, but it is assumed that this dilemma occurs in project management in an IT environment. The problem is analyzed and solutions are explored. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Assessment of Armstrong's Quote 'Human Resource Management Nothing More Than Old Wine in New Bottles'

    This 9 page paper looks at the quote by Armstrong which states “Human Resource Management is nothing more than old wine in new bottles” and supports this by looking at the different forms of HRM and personal management and how these compare with older ideas. Includes are the ideas of scientific management and motivation using the idea of economic man as well as the ideas of social man and the studies of Mayo and Maslow. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Case Study on Business Process Management

    This 6-page paper focuses on process management and uses a business case study to describe what this concept is. Also under discussion are business scorecards, what they are, and what they do. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Abraham Maslow, the Hawthorne Studies, and Management's Human Relations School

    This 10 page paper is a critical look at the Human Relations School of Management, Te paper outlines the developments of the school and considers the strengths and weaknesses in the approaches that look at man as either economic or social. The paper includes criticism of the Hawthorne Studies and the work of Maslow as well as evidence to support the continue of scientific management. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Practice of Psychology

    A 3 page research paper that discusses psychology. Psychology has been defined as "the study of human behavior." However, even a brief examination of the science and practice of psychology demonstrates that this social science discipline encompasses a broad expanse of territory and that the practice of psychology is continually evolving as it changes to meet the needs of contemporary society, both now and in the future. An overview of psychology's history that this factor is particularly true in terms of psychology's purposes and goals. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • United Kingdom Education and the Effects of Psychology Development

    Over time education has changed a great deal in the UK. This 5 page paper considers how the changes have been influenced by the development of knowledge and understanding of the human psyche and the study of psychology. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Topics in Social Psychology

    This 20 page paper discusses specific topics within Social Psychology: Events that influenced the field; Milgram study ethics; cognition errors; attribution theory; attitudes and public service announcements and changing attitudes. Bibliography lists 21 sources.

  • Defining Physiological Psychology

    5 pages in length. The brain's role in human behavior is so interwoven that an entire scientific discipline is dedicated to its relationship. Physiological psychology - also known as biopsychology, behavioral neuroscience and psychobiology - studies the influential components brain activity has upon they way people act. This coupling of neuroscience and analyzes the reasons why and how patterns of behavior happen in direct association with brain function and neurotransmitters. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • How Social Psychology Differs

    A 4 page paper. The first part defines social psychology and discusses how it is different than other disciplines. The paper discusses the role of research by reporting some of the important research studies. Two personal experiences related to social psychology are described. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Nursing and Evidence Based Practice Enhancement

    A 7 page paper discussing the trend toward evidence-based practice. The concept of evidence-based nursing is an attractive one that calls for abandoning closely-held, longstanding attitudes toward many of the duties of nursing. There are problems with making that shift, however, not the least of which is the time required to search and study current literature. Nursing leadership can help to overcome this significant barrier. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • The Use of Psychology in the Development and Use of Brands

    This 15 page paper looks at the brands and the way in which they are used and developed in order to support sales and revenue creation with the understanding and leveraging of consumer psychology. The paper looks at the way branding takes place and the way in which consumers relate and identify with brands and then examines a case study that demonstrates the use of psychology in branding. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Nurse's Role : Patient Smoking Cessation

    A 12 page paper that focuses on the key role nurses play in helping patients stop smoking. The paper reports discussion articles, including the '5As' approach, qualitative research, including case studies, and quantitative research all of which include information on the success of nurses in helping patients. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Pininfarina and Mitsubishi

    This 3 page paper looks at a case study concerning Pininfarina. Answering three questions set by the student the paper looks at the firms’ competitive capabilities the potential winning factors for gaining the Mitsubishi contract and considers if Pininfarina should accept the Mitsubishi contract.

  • Assessing the Financial Feasibility of a New Product

    This 10 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Conch Republic Electronics are considering introducing a new model of PDA. The paper undertakes a financial assessment, looking at the payback period, the profitability index, the net present value and the internal rate of return. All calculations are shown.

  • Financial Case Study of Devon and Lincoin

    This 16 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student. Financial results for Devon are examined and compared with financial results of a competitor; Lincoin, and the industry. A potential project is assessed in terms of the financial benefits, using NPV calculation, a budget presented and potential sources of financing are considered. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Applying the Singapore Association of Counseling (SAC) Ethics Code to a Case Study

    This 10 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Written in 4 parts the first part looks at the way that events in the case breach the Singapore Association of Counseling (SAC) Ethics Code, at the events that are unprofessional but do not breach the code. The paper then goes on to identify sections of the ethics code that may be surprising or difficult to comply with and then areas where there are weaknesses and improvements would be beneficial. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Case Study of Hendrick and Struggles International Inc.

    This 3 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student. The firm specializes in the search and recruitment of executive, but the market is changing. The problems are identified and potential strategies for the future are suggested. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Mountain Man Beer Company Case Study

    This 16 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Mountain Man Beer Company are a small brewery producing only a single beer. However sales have started to fall and they are considering introducing a light beer to compete in the light beer market. The paper assesses the alternatives and presents financial projection for each alterative. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • COPLEY, OVERPLANNING AND CASE STUDY

    This 4-page paper focuses on the importance of strategic management by examining a case study of the fictitious Copley Company. Biblliography lists 6 sources.

  • Great Eastern Case Study

    This 5 page paper looks at the way a company could be valued for sale. The use of a comparison approach, including comparing book to price ratios and P/E ratio and the use of a discounted cash flow approach using CAPM is used. The processes are demonstrated using a case study supplied by the student. Calculations and equations are shown. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Ben & Jerry's Case Study

    A 4 page paper that reports and discuses a case study of this company. The problem has to do with the salary ration maximum established by the founders. According to some, the ratio is preventing the company from attracting really talented senior management officers. Bibliography lists 1 sources.

  • Arauco Case Study; Porters Five Forces Analysis

    This 3 page paper is based on a case study. Arauco is a wood pulp company where a decision regarding expansion needs to take place, should they expand horizontality or through vertical integration. The paper presents a Porters Five Forces analysis which is used to help make a recommendation regarding which expansion strategy to use. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • AccessLine Case Study

    This 6 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student. AccessLine are a successful, but young company and need to raise some more capital. The case considers how capital has been raised in the past and the potential of an investment from a venture capital fund. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Honest Tea Case Study

    This 5 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student. Honest Tea are a young company with a few years trading, they need to raise capital. The paper looks at the financial and general performance of the firm and considers how much financing is needed. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • The Potential Impact of Margin Trading on a Developing Stock Market; Case Study of Taiwan

    This 23 page paper looks at the potential impact that margin trading could have on a developing economy with the use of a case study looking at the impact that both day trades, and cross day trades have had on the Taiwan stock exchange using data from the period 1996 – 2000. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Beijing Jeep Case Study

    This 5 page paper is based on a case study of Beijing Jeep. The paper is divided into four sections, the first section considers whether Beijing Jeep was following a standardized all customized product strategy. The second part of the paper discusses the branding and positioning of the company in China. The third part of the paper suggests three communications strategies that could be used for marketing the company. The last part of the paper identifies some of the company's competitive advantages. The bibliography cites four sources.

  • Banco; A HRM Case Study

    This 18 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. Banco has set up a call center and is facing problems, including a high turnover and absenteeism, lack of experience and difficulties in recruiting. The paper presents an assessment of the problems and then looks at HRM theory in order to identify potential strategies that may be adopted to rectify the problems. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Merrimack Case Study; Accounting for Inventory LIFO and FIFO

    This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student and looks at the way changes in sales patterns and policy may impact on the cost of sales and the valuation of inventory. The paper starts by looking at a stock valuation and the production of an income sheet using last in first out (LIFO), then at changes in sales patterns which may impact on costs of goods/value of inventory. The change to first in first out (FIFO) is then considered, looking at the impact on the accounts and considering the ethical implications. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Merrimack Tractors Case Study

    This 13 page paper looks at a case study of a firm that is considering make a change in accounting policy; to move from last in first out (LIFO) to first in first out (FIFO) inventory valuation methods. The impact that change may have ion the income statement are discussed and calculated, and issues such as ethical considerations are discussed. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • John and Mary Farmer Case Study

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Answering three questions the first part of the paper looks at whether or not activity based accounting methods would be suitable for agricultural businesses such as farms, the second part of the paper discusses potentially bad decisions that may be made where activity based accounting is not used and the last part of the paper reviews an article that supports the use of activity based accounting of fixed/variable cost accounting. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • CelluClear Wireless Case Study

    This 4 page paper examines a case study provided by the student. CelluClear Wireless has the opportunity to gain a contract to provide 100,000 units but only has capacity for 70,000 without incurring opportunity costs. The different options are assessed and advice is given. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Pricing Parking - Case Study

    A 4 page paper based on a student-provided case study at Georgia Tech. The essay investigates the problem with data, provides alternatives and makes recommendations that will benefit the college. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Hewlett Packard Inventory Case Study

    This 10 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. HP is facing problems with inventory, there is a mismatch between the inventory held and the demand; with some areas have excessive stock and others a shortage. The paper looks at the problems, quantified them in costs and then considers way of better managing the inventory. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Gene One Case Study

    This 9 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. The paper outlines the opportunities and the problems, defines the end state vision and then assesses different strategies that may be used to achieve the end goal. The company is one that has to undergo change in order to prepare for an IPO. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • Pricing Decision Case Study

    This 4 page paper looks at a case study where a company has to decide whether to reduce prices to increase the volume of sales or see sales fall further with prices retained at the same level. The issues considered are the elasticity, the impact on the demand projections if other companies increase their prices, and finally the impact on revenue and the result in profit terms of either option. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Ruth Owades Case Study

    This 3 page paper looks at the position of a business woman who has a good idea to start a new business as well as the backing and discusses whether or not she should go ahead with the plan. The paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Reed’s Clothier Case Study

    This 3 page paper uses a case study to answer questions about the financial difficulties facing Reed’s Clothier, a Virginia men’s clothing store. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • All the Wrong Moves (HBS Case Study Analysis)

    This 4 page paper examines this Harvard Business School case study. Recommendations are made. Bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Intuit, Inc. (HBS Case Study Analysis)

    This 4 page paper examines this Harvard Business School Case Study. An update in respect to Intuit is also provided. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Case Study on Mary Kay

    This 6 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student; Mary Kay Cosmetics. The remuneration of the agents is considered, looking at the main components and motivators, the profile of the agents and the way that the package may be changed to provide ongoing motivation while cutting the costs of the current program that provides cars for the top achievers. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Pfizer Inc. Animal Health Products Case Study

    This 7 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student concerning Pfizer Inc. Animal Health Products. The writer answers 5 questions set by the student, looking at the influences on the ranching industry, the issues of high quality and price products during an industry downturn, the appropriateness of the marketing strategies already used and how marketing may be improved and the potential of relationship marketing. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Huffman Trucking Case Study

    This 30 page paper is a case study on the fictitious company Huffman Trucking. The company is successful and growing, but a major competitor is growing at a faster rate and Huffman ant to compete more effectively. The CEO has decided that the firm should adopt a customer centric strategy. The paper examines the situation and the potential solutions focusing on internal marketing as a key strategy. The bibliography cites 23 sources.

  • PROJECT CASE STUDY - CARLY AND MORRIS

    This 4-page paper presents a case study about conflict management between a project leader and one of her team members. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • CASE STUDY - BIG WAVE CRUISE

    This 9-page paper focuses on a case study, detailing how a human resources director can turn around a poor-performing staff of a cruise. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Natalie: A Case Study Using the EBP Model in Social Work Practice

    This 4 page paper provides a fictitious case study. The case is evaluated using the evidence-based practice model. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Case Study/Self-Harm, Lacerations on Wrist

    A 6 page research paper that discusses a case study of a 28-year-old woman who self harms. The writer discusses the literature on this problem. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Case Study on the 2005 Wage Dispute Between the National Hockey League Players Association and Team Owners

    In three pages this customer submitted case study considers the 2005 wage dispute between the NHL Players Association and team owners in an analysis of the role played by personalities and emotions, how greater cooperation might have salvaged the 2005 hockey season, and the risks associated with ‘take it or leave it’ ultimatums. There are no bibliographic sources listed.

  • Leadership Interview Case Study

    This 3 page paper provides an overview of a leadership case study, that outlines the leadership perspectives based on a model of the five practices and ten commitments of leadership. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Leeds Development Agency Case Study

    This 7 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student; Leeds Development Agency are considering a strategy where existing local businesses are supported rather than investment made to attract new businesses to the area. The potential advantages and disadvantages of this strategy are considered and the way that the agency may help existing business with business tools such as PESTLE analyses is discussed. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • John and Mary Farmer Case Study

    This 3 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student where a farmer wants to use cost centers in order to increase his understanding of the costs that are incurred by different crops on his farm and compare them with another farm. The way that this system may add value is considered and the benefits of using activity based costing rather than absorption costing is discussed. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Otis Elevator 360 Degree Performance Assessment Case Study

    This 4 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student; Otis Elevator is introducing a new 360 degree assessment scheme for their managers. The paper looks at the potential advantages of the scheme, potential problem that may be encountered when implementing the scheme and other consideration that will need to be considered. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Lend Lease Case Study; Improving Organization

    This 10 page report style paper examines a case study supplied by the student concerning the Australian real estate company Lend Lease, in order to propose a way that the firm could improve their internal organization. The improvement suggested is the move to a team based, or lattice framework structure to improve the management of the projects. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Nordstrom And Anita's Apparel - Case Study

    A 3 page paper that is based on the case study in Anthony and Govindarajan's book, Management Control Systems, 10th ed. The paper explains Nordstrom's compensation program, customer satisfaction and employee empowerment. The second part discusses what Anita's Apparel stores could do in terms of compensation and other factors to improve their sales. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • New Balance Athletic Shoe (Harvard Business School Case Study Analysis)

    This 4 page paper provides an analysis for this HBS case study. The analysis is done for HBS No. 9-606-094. No additional sources cited.

  • Atlantico Inc Case Study

    This 5 page paper is based on a case study. Atlantico (a fictitious company) needs sales and budget projections for the next quarter, using information given sales, purchasing and cash flow budgets are prepared as well as income and balance sheets for the end of the quarter. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Accounting Case Study; Plenty Money Sdn Bhd

    This 20 page paper answers questions based on a case study provided by the student. The answers include looking at how to compare two years of annual accounts, why profit may be up but cash flow is struggling, NPV and IRR calculations and the preparation of a cash budget, profit and loss and balance sheet for a new company. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Medical Ethics (Case Study Analysis)

    This 5 page paper revolves around a case study where an injured baby is brought to the emergency room with two broken femurs. The physician does not see any reason to pursue the matter even though the mother has no explanation for the injuries. Ethical theories are applied. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Tyco Case Study

    A 4 page paper. Using a case study, Tyco International: A Case of Corporate Malfeasance, provided by the student, the writer responds to three questions/issues: how to account for Kozlowski's behavior, how to account for the board's failure to fulfill duties, and what new CEO Breen must do to regain public confidence as well as that of other stakeholders. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Esquel Case Study

    This 4 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. The Esquel Group is a Chinese textile and garment manufacturer facing a number of challenges. The paper assesses the challenges and considers potential strategies the firm may adopt. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • An Analysis of a Case Study Regarding a Life and Death Decision

    This 4 page paper examines a case study from an article titled A Real Life Dilemma involving a decision about whether a man should accept a piece of his son's liver. Aristotle, Socrates and Plato's ideas are discussed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Family Dynamics and Alcoholism

    A 4 page research paper that addresses various topics, such as the relationship between substance abuse and family dynamics, and then discusses a case study and its implications. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Preparation of a Balance Sheet and an Income Statement for Mr Chips

    This 9 page paper looks a a case study supplied by the student and uses the figures provided to create an income statement and a balance sheet. All calculations undertaken to prepare the statements are explained and demonstrated. The paper then discusses the reason why doubtful debts need to be deducted and the concept of deprecation. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Negotiations - Juwan Howard

    This 6 page paper is based in a case study supplied by the student looking at the negotiations surrounding the NBA player Juwan Howard in 1996. The paper starts by summarizing the entire negotiation process. The paper then presents the situation from the perspective of Howard ands both teams involved. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • The Benefits of Adopting a Management Information System

    This 4 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student to assess the way a management information system (MIS). Javabooks is a book store and cafe, where all process, from ordering to sales, are undertaken manually. The paper start by looking at the benefits and then considers the way other firms are gaining cost savings using MIS. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Assessment of a Brigade

    This 3 page essay is based on a comprehensive case study that details the problems facing the new commander of brigade that has recently returned from Afghanistan. Assessment, corrective actions taken and expected outcomes are described. No bibliography is offered.

  • Assessment and Plan for Team 83

    This 21 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. A firm operates in a competitive environment selling generic household electrical goods. Using the history of the firm the paper presents an assessment of past performance and a proposed strategy for the firms future. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Comparison between 2008 and 2009 for Patton-Fuller Hospital

    This 7 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student. The balance sheet and the revenue and expense sheet for two years are compared to identify the areas where significant changes have taken place. The changes are discussed. The 7 pages include the appendices with spreadsheets comparing the two years showing the calculations. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Useful Financial Concepts for the Guillermo Furniture Store

    Guillermo Furniture Store and Use of Concepts of Competitive Economic Advantage, Value and Economic Efficiency and Observing This 3 page paper is written to complement a fictitious case study provided by the student. The concepts of competitive economic advantage, value and economic efficiency and observing financial transactions are discussed in the context of Guillermo Furniture Store, describing each of the concepts and looking at how they may be useful in business decision-making. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Goals and the Potential Target Market for a Charity Organization

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. A nonprofit making organization assess the local community need to raise funds. The paper outlines specific goals that may be used and identifies to potentially viable target markets which would be suitable for an effective marketing campaign. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Issues in Psychology

    A 25 page paper that begins with definitions or abnormal and trends in treatment approaches. The writer comments on and discusses numerous issues including: clinical interview questions, clinical assessment of a child, anxiety disorders, fears and phobias, depression, eating disorders, theoretical viewpoints in abnormal psychology, criminal insanity using an article, A Matter over Mind, schizophrenia, anxiety in children, ADHD, and a case study plus other topics. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Case of an Egocentric Trainer

    This 7 page paper looks at a fictitious case study were a firm is not gaining any tangible results from the training that is being provided. The paper examines the potential causes and influences of the problems and a potential solution. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Best Buy Case Study

    This 7 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. The paper answers a set of questions based on the case of Best Buy; a major electrical retailer. The questions look a the way the firm used environmental scanning, presents a concise Porter Five Forces analysis, looks at the opportunities and threats, discusses the type of environmental information the firm may need in the domestic and intentional markets and looks at the position of the firm in 2011. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis, A Case Study

    This 7 page research paper, which includes a 1 page abstract, presents a case study that pertains to an 18-year-old high school student diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis. The writer covers the disease's pathophysiology, as well as a synthesis of evidence-based practice data pertaining to clinical recommendations for treatment and lifestyle changes. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Largest Beer Importer to US

    A 5 page paper that discusses a case study of this company. The paper provides a brief background and comments on how the company expanded to the United States. The paper includes comments on competition and core competencies. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Steel Industry

    A 5 page paper that is based on a case study provided by the student. The essay discuss the company’s strategies, trends in steel, human resources issues with recommendations, and if Nucor should adopt related or unrelated diversification strategies. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Penetration Pricing Example

    A 3 page paper that presents reports of two case studies. One is a remarkable example of employee empowerment and the other has to do with penetration pricing. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis, A Case Study

    A 5 page research paper that addresses specific aspects of care in regards to a case study scenario that pertain to a patient with diabetic ketoacidosis. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Resolving the Production Problem with ITEC

    This 3 page paper looks at the case study provided by the student. ITEC have an internal product quality issue, with output from the winding division requiring a high level of reworking. Using the 5 gap model the weaknesses in the internal systems are assessed and three recommendations are made regarding the way in which the problem should be approached and remedied. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Austraian Wine Company

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study of BRL Hardy wine company in Australia who wants to expand internationally. The CEO of the BRL Hardy Europe must choose among three options. The essay provides some background information and discusses the merits of each choice with a recommendation. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Controls for Guidant

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. The paper starts by looking at the strategic position of Guidant Corporation and their current issues, The paper then assesses the way control mechanism may be developed for the firm and the new strategies using the 4 control systems; the diagnostic control system, the beliefs control system, the boundary control system and the interactive control system. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Present Value of Contracts for Billy Wilson

    This 8 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student and calculates the present value for four different contracts discounting them into today's value. The influence of a change in the discount rate, assessment of best contract and calculation of net value after commission and tax are all included. The paper shows all calculations.

  • Nestle - A Case Study in International Marketing

    This is a 10 page paper that provides an overview of international marketing. Nestle and its various successes and failures provide a case study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Nightingale's Theory, Case Study of Elderly Woman

    A 5 page research paper that uses the focus provided by the nursing theory of Florence Nightingale to discuss a case study of an elderly woman with Alzheimer's who demonstrates the symptoms of geriatric failure to thrive. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Problem in the Sun Inc. Team

    11 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student. A virtual team spread across different countries is facing problems, failing to perform. The paper is written from a international HR perspective, examining the problems and making recommendations on how the team may be united. The paper looks at issues such as cultural differences and aspects of motivation. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Great Britain and the Incidences of Suicide by Hanging

    This 6 page paper considers a journal article published in The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology entitled ‘Why are the British hanging themselves?’. The paper considers the aims and results of the study, its’ strengths sand weaknesses and the ways in which it compares to other papers. Improvements are also considered. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • High Risk Adolescents and Suicide

    An 8 page paper. The suicide rate among adolescents is alarmingly high. This paper has three parts to it: a statement of the problem and hypothesis, a literature review, and a brief discussion of the perspective of the study. The writer provides data regarding the incidence of teen suicide, reasons that have been proposed, behaviors that signal risk, and what can be done to prevent suicide among adolescents. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • 'Suicide' by Emile Durkheim

    This 5 page paper looks at the book by Emile Durkheim called ‘Suicide : A Study in Sociology’. In this Book Durkheim identifies society as an influencing factor on suicide rates, and goes on to describe four types of suicide; egoistic suicide, altruistic suicide, anomic suicide, and fatalistic suicide. This paper considers these definitions and their meaning. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Langston Hughes' Blues Poetry

    In five pages this paper examines the interplay between rhythm, metaphor, and imagery in five of Langston’s blues poems: “The Weary Blues,” “Young Gal’s Blues,” “Dream Boogie,” “Listen Here Blues,” and “Ballad of the Landlord.” Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Case Study: Flexsin, a Study in Outsourcing

    This 4 page case study looks at the globalization of Flexsin. It first explores the company dynamic and change to outsourcing many of its professional resources and responsibilties. Next explored are risks associated with outsourcing, both inhouse (management) and global requirements. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • A Branding Plan for a Photography Company

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. A photographic company wants to launch a new range of portraits, combining artwork with photography, with a high priced targeting and other niche market. The paper presents a potential marketing strategy, looking at the target market, the products is being offered and the way the branding could take place. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Analysis of Apple and their Performance in 2008

    This 3 page paper looks at the position of Apple Inc. in 2008, considering the success of the company and assessing the way in which they are competing, utilizing the competitive advantage of differentiation. The paper is based on a case study provided by the student. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • The Potential of the Energy Drink Market

    This 11 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student, considering whether the Dr Pepper Snapple Group should enter into the energy drinks market, competing with companies such as Red Bull, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. The paper examines the characteristics of the energy drink market, and considers the potential target market, looks at the way in which the company may enter the market provides a potential financial projection for the first two years. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Project Assessment at Volkswagen of America

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student, the company has introduced a new system for assessing IT projects, questions set by the student are answered, looming a whether the new system is an improvement, who is controlling the budget and the way that dissatisfaction in the managers should be tackled. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Market Expansion for a Gourmet Retailer

    This 3 page paper looks at a fictitious case study, supplied by the student, where Kudler Fine Foods wishes to expand into a new country. Potential distribution channel strategy and pricing strategies are proposed. This paper assumes the company is based in England a wishes to expand into France. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Developing Marketing for McBride

    This 4 page paper considers the way in which McBride Financial Services may undertake market research in order to develop a marketing strategy, and then discusses the strategy and potential marketing mediums that may be used by the company. The paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Recommending Investment Class Choices

    This 3 page paper is based ion a case study supplied by the student, with the aim of making recommendations on the split between cash, bonds and common shares that should be advised for a risk adverse couple that need both income and capital growth. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Offshoring In India and Cap Gemini Sogeti

    This 10 page paper looks at a case study supplied by a student. Cap Gemini are supplying outsourcing serves, the paper presents an assessment of the situation, looking at the position of India as an outsourcing destination to determine if this destination is likely to remain the domain location for the firm, looking at other areas such as Eastern Europe. The paper then considers business models that may be used in the future development of offshoring service provision. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing

    A 4 page paper that reviews and discusses on article about nursing management. In this article, the authors discuss ethical dilemmas, a decision-making model and they provide a case study as an example. The writer responds to a variety of questions, such as why the article was selected and its relevance. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Risk and Security Considerations for the IT System of Huffman Trucking

    This 4 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student. Huffman Trucking are considering introducing a new information technology system to do with employee benefits, the paper discusses the potential risks of security issues that need to be considered when undertaking this project. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • The Value of eHRM

    This 12 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student, looking at the way hat eHRM was implemented and answering several questions. The paper starts by defining eHRM and differentiating it from HRIS, the advantages of eHRM, role of IT in managing people and the way IT may be used for e-development and e-assessment. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • The Origins of Criminal Behavior in Psychodynamic Theory

    This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of the psychodynamic origins of antisocial behavior. A case study is looked at to demonstrate how interpsychic conflicts can manifest behaviorally. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Literature Review on Sexual Orientation and Risk of Suicide

    This 7 page paper looks at several studies on suicide as it respects sexual orientation. Literature on the subject is presented and Durkheim's findings on suicide are briefly introduced as a springboard for discussion. Statistics are provided. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Representation Of National Identities In Media - A Case Study, News Coverage Of Turkey On The Doorstep Of European Union (EU).

    This 50 page paper looks at the way in which national identities are created and represented in the mass media and applies this to the study of the Turkish national identity in the Turkish and the European media specifically looking at the Turkish goal of joining the European Union (EU). The paper outlines the goals and objectives and then considers the approaches to mass media that can be applied that concern the way it is created and the way it is consumed. Models used include science and the media, industry and the media, corporations and the media, globalisation, technology and the media and political economics. Consumption is considered with reference to reception theories. The paper then looks at the way Turkey is represented in the media internally and in the west, followed by primary research that uses content analysis to look at media articles. The bibliography cites 40 sources.

  • Media and Religion

    A 5 page research essay that explores the relationship between the many forms of the media and religion. How do journalists report about religious events or do they? Are journalists knowledgeable about religion? Where does the public gain its opinions about religion, faith and spirituality? These are the questions explored in this essay. The historical mistrust between religious leaders and the press is based on a number of issues which were revealed in a 1993 study. This writer argues that the media do, in fact, influence what people believe. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Volkswagen Eos; Marketing Case Study

    This 10 page paper examines the case of Volkswagen and their new convertible car; the Eos. The paper presents an outline marketing plan including an assessment of the current market position of the car, a SWOT analysis, a potential marketing strategy and action plan and control measures. Following the outline marketing plan the paper suggests two attract marketing segments on the West Coast of America and proposes an alternative market coverage strategy. The bibliography cites five sources.

  • Marriage Counseling - Case Study

    An 8 page paper that begins with an overview of family counseling. The writer then discusses a case scenario supplied by the student. The essay discusses how the therapist prepares for the third session, some of the questions and hypothetical responses from the couple, what family therapy approaches would be used, other questions that will need to be asked and finally comments on whether or not the couple will remain together. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Study Proposal on Work Days Off and How Second Hand Smoke Affects the Lung Function of Employees

    A 9 page proposal for an experimental design to test the impacts of secondary smoke in the workplace utilizing a sample base of male non-smokers who do not live with a smoker. Relies on the utilization of salivary testing for cotinine, a metabolite of nicotine, to quantify the degree of smoking which an individual is exposed to in the workplace. Notes that much of what we know of the impacts of secondary smoke relates to specific pulmonary function but little has been done in regard to correlating this knowledge with employee absenteeism. Because of the susceptibility of employees to this environmental contaminant, and its suspected impact of necessitating time off work due to related illnesses, it is imperative that these risk be quantified. This quantification could prove particularly useful in deciding workplace smoking policy. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Annotated Bibliography in the field of Education

    This 4 page annotated bibliography examines journal articles only. There are 3 sources listed in this annotated bibliography.

  • Student Supplied Case Study on Probability

    This 3 page paper examines a probability cases presented by the student. A couple are convicted of a crime based on their description and the statistical probability of the couple being a 1 in 12 million chance, calculated with independent variables. The paper looks at how and why the conviction may have been overturned at appeal, considering the way the probability was calculated and the way that probabilities were determined in the first place.

  • Marketing Campaign Case Study Development

    This 10 page paper designs a marketing campaign for a student health clinic that is to be held once a week in a rural school. The paper considers the service and the target market as well as the budget, then using marketing theory and the way it has been applied by commercial companies to a similar target to develop a hard hitting and effective campaign. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Adidas Promotional Campaign during the 2008 Beijing Olympics; A Case Study

    This 4 page paper looks at the marketing undertaken by Adidas during the 2008 Beijing Olympics looking at the sponsorship during the Olympics and the 'heritage' campaign considering how and why they were undertaken and assessing the results of the marketing actions. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Cultural And Gender Influences In Education And Organizations

    20 pages in length. Education is becoming an elusive entity for many students who are not equipped to learn the 'American' way. The underpinning of socioeconomic, gender, racial and cultural components often erects barriers that prevent certain populations from engaging in the learning process with their Caucasian counterparts. Indeed, the extent to which the academic process is skewed toward American teaching ideals is both grand and far-reaching; that such marginalizing aspects as language deficiency, gender construct, stereotype vulnerability and standardized testing serve to segregate some student populations from receiving an equal education speaks to the manner by which different backgrounds may cause students difficulty in fitting in with a particular classroom culture, often instigating negative influence upon the self-esteem, perceived abilities as well as how they approach their studies and career choices. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • The Biblical Ruth

    A 7 page paper. This essay offers a summary of the Book of Ruth, discussing major events and the character of Ruth. The writer comments on Ruth's relationship with God as is suggested by the text. The paper also discusses the events in the Book that reveals the culture. Lastly, the writer discusses the lessons we learn from Ruth. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Significance of Social Networks for the Communities of China

    12 pages in length. The role that social networks have played in China's transition from a centrally planned to a market economy speaks to the nation's ever-changing political, economic and social landscape. The concept of social networks, otherwise known as Guanxi, "is among the most important, talked about, and studied phenomena in China today [that] lies at the heart of China's social order, its economic structure, and its changing institutional landscape" (Description). While some contend that such tremendous change is responsible for modifying the fundamental basis of Chinese heritage, other believe that understanding the underlying motivation behind the vast and far-reaching implications of such significant change is instrumental to realizing how important social networks are with regard to contemporary China. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • MSW Program Admissions Essay

    This 4 page paper provides an overview of an admissions essay for an MSW program. This paper integrates fictitious material about the student and demonstrates the way to write a solid essay for admissions in a MSW program.

  • Bone Density And Dieting: Consumers

    3 pages in length. Slick weight loss advertisements have people believing that a quick fix is better than a slow and steady success; far too few encourage regular exercise with speedy caloric reduction, which ultimately places the dieter at great risk for the loss of bone density. According to a study done in 2005 and published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, people who seek weight loss by calorie reduction alone have been found to lose bone density as compared with those who ate a balanced diet and exercised away the weight. What this clearly illustrates is how the properties of calories go much further than creating energy and putting on the pounds; rather, they are instrumental in maintaining bone stability that helps to ward of osteoarthritis. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Maleness and New Guinea's Sambia

    The Sambia of New Guinea have a unique view of maleness and the process by which individuals move from an almost genderless state into masculinity. The initiation of boys into manhood is based in homosexual practices, and rituals require that boys shed their female qualities in order to progress as men. The comparison of the Sambian perspectives on male attributes, masculine development and on child abuse demonstrates cultural relativism and underscores significant variances in perceptions of appropriate and inappropriate behaviors, including child abuse. This 5 page paper considers the evidence presented by Gilbert Herdt in his study of the Sambia, and defines the link between their practices and a global view of sexual behaviors. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Cola Wars; Marketing Case Study of Coca-Cola and Pepsi

    This 7 page paper looks at the way in which sales of Coca-Cola and Pepsi have suffered, examining this from a marketing perspective. The paper uses the product lifecycle to explain the problems and patterns seen in the marketplace and considers the way in which Pespi and Coca-Cola have and could respond to retain sales. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Conflict Management - Hypothetical Case Study

    A 7 page paper that begins with a scenario of a conflict in a hypothetical work team. This is a situation where there are negative behaviors and underlying tension and conflict rather than a two-sided or other type of conflict. The paper draws on the ideas of Kenneth Cloke and Joan Goldsmith's book, Resolving Conflicts at Work. The writer also comments on different approaches to conflict management. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Amelia Case Study on Career Decision Making

    This 3 page paper discusses the case of a bright, 17-year-old girl who is confused about what college to attend an what career path to pursue. The conflict is driven by perceived family responsibilities. The writer cites Mitchell and Krumboltz theory of career decision making. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Qualitative Research Methodology

    A 7 page research paper that includes a brief abstract which focuses on qualitative research methodology. It focuses on the characteristics and epistemological elements that define the topic of qualitative research, looking at foundational philosophical differences between qualitative research and quantitative research methodologies. Issues addressed include how qualitative researchers establish the validity of their studies, which includes discussion of internal and external validity. The literature also address ethical issues and how they are defined and addressed. This literature review delineates the differences between qualitative and quantitative research and also discusses the advantages of qualitative research in addressing topics related to human behavior and experience. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Taking a Toddler’s Blood Pressure

    A 6 page research paper that examines the topic of teaching parents (or caregivers) to monitor a toddler’s blood pressure. Childhood obesity is one of the most crucial public health issues facing the country today and recent studies have shown that not only is pediatric obesity on the rise, but its associated comorbities are increasing as well, such as “hypertension, dyslipidemia, and early-onset type 2 diabetes,” which is generally referred to as “metabolic syndrome” (Hypertension, 2005, p. 908). Furthermore, high blood pressure can be a symptom of “kidney, heart, blood vessel or endocrine disease” (SoRelle, 2006). Considering this situation, it may become advisable for a nurse to teach parents how to monitor their toddler’s blood pressure. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Ted Bundy Case Study

    8 pages in length. There are many answers to the question that asks why seemingly "normal" people commit such unthinkable crimes as murder. To look at Ted Bundy, there is no indication of the monster that lived within - the attractive, artful sociopath whose intelligence and wit enraptured all who crossed his path. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Central Banking in England

    AThis 38 page paper considers how central banks developed and their original purpose. The general history and development is examined through the use of a case study which examines the creation of the Bank of England. The original purpose of central banks were as bankers to the government, with a principle task of funding wars. The responsibilities such as printing legal tender, monetary stability and lender of last resort all emerge following the success as a funding source for war. An initial benefit of a central bank was also the creation of a credit economy, allowing economic growth to take place at an unprecedented rate. The looks at the development of the Bank of England and tools used such as the Gold Standard and then applies the lessons to more recent central bank developments such as the creation and success of the Bundesbank, looking for commonalities that may be indicators of success. This is then applied to the current position of the European Central Bank, (ECB) in order to assess how successful the ECB will be in the future. The bibliography cites 59 sources.

  • The Ok Tedi Mine Case Study and the Relevance of Anthropology

    This 10 page paper relies on the Ok Tedi mine fiasco to provide an impetus to argue that anthropology should be more reactive than objective. The mine issue is related to the people of Papua, New Guinea and concerns the physical and social environments. The role of anthropology is explored. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Case Study on Staff Turnover Reduction

    This 7 page paper considers a case supplied by the student where a large company is suffering from high levels of employee turnover. Based on theoretical models the writer shows why this turnover may be occurring, the types of people that may be staying, how they are feeling, and how management may change the situation to increase retention and motivation. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Evaluation of Talent Management Strategies; A Case Study Of a University

    This 50 page paper looks at the issue of talent management. The paper starts with an introduction with background, aims and objectives limitations. This is followed by an in-depth literature review that looks at relevant topics including the definition of talent, how it may be identified and the use of training and development programs and the value of mentoring in developing skills and talent. A methodology is presented for use in gathering primary data with the use of questionnaires to assess the way talent management is taking place in an organization. Simulates results are presented and discussed and recommendations are made based on the research findings and the literature review. The bibliography cites 36 sources.

  • Lester Electronics Case Study

    This 20 page paper is based on a fictitious case study supplied by the student. Lester Electronics faces several problems, it may loss an exclusive contract with trading parent Shang-wa Electronics is a takeover bid for the firm is successful. It is also facing a potential take over bid of its own. The paper discusses the different issues and opportunities that the company faces, looks at the perspectives of the different stakeholders, identities the problems and then identifies and assesses different solution before determining the optimal solution and developing an implementation plan. The paper includes a range of tables that were used to help determine potential solutions. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Modelo’s Beer Market

    This 6 page paper examines the Mexican beer brewer; Modelo and answers questions sector by the student. Questions included examination of the trends in the global beer market, how and why Modelo successful in entering the US market through strategic alliances, consideration of the next potential market, the challenges of the organization are likely to face the future and a discussion concerning whether or not the organization should undertake diversification. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Body Image: Journal Articles Overview

    4 pages in length. Both research articles - [1] Davidson et al's (2006) "Adolescent Body Image and Psychosocial Functioning" and [2] McCabe et al's (2003) "Sociocultural Influences on Body Image and Body Changes Among Adolescent Boys and Girls" from The Journal of Social Psychology focus their respective studies upon how body image impacts the manner by which teens perceive themselves and how they believe they are perceived by their others in their age group. Each article submitted questionnaires to a random sampling of the target adolescent group in order to generate response to the following hypotheses: [1] To what extent poor body image influences peer interaction with adolescent boys and girls, and [2] the extent to which sociocultural influences forecast how/why adolescent boys and girls alter their bodies (i.e. lose weight) in order to be accepted. No additional sources cited.

  • Pig Embryos' Ossification Sequence Study

    This is a 5 page paper which is an example of the formate of a research paper. The topic of this example is the study of the ossification sequence in pig embryos. The bibliography has 3 sources.

  • Hospitality Industry and HRM

    A 21 page paper that focuses primarily on the hotel business within the hospitality industry. This is a case study of one hotel chain and begins with background information about this small hotel chain. The writer describes and discusses four specific functions within human resource management: Staffing: selection and retention; Training and development; Performance management; and Compensation, including incentives for performance. Each function is discussed reporting some of the many effective processes within that area. The actual practices of each area are described. The essay ends with recommendations for improving the four human resource management functions at this firm. 1 Table is included. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Case Study on Shell Oil Company's Sustainable Development

    This 6-page paper is a case history about sustainable development at Shell Oil Company. The paper discusses the challenges facing Shell in trying to incorporate sustainable development (especially in getting employees on the same page) and focuses on some solutions to these challenges.

  • Second Trimester of Pregnancy and Abortion Rights

    This 4 page paper uses Kantian ethics to argue for specific maxims. A case study submitted by a student is used as a springboard for discussion. The paper supports abortion rights but is against partial birth abortion. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Bonsize Plant Hormone Marketing Case Study

    5 pages. This is a marketing case study for the introduction of a new plant product. Bonsize Plant Hormone makes virtually any plant into a miniature Bonsai style plant. For instance, used on young rose bushes they will over time become smaller and more compact without losing their health and vigor. They will eventually wind up being approximately 8 to 12 inches tall fully mature, with fully formed flowers and leaves just like a regular size rosebush. This paper will show how a product such as this would be marketed to the public.

  • Timai, Aphrodite and Demeter's Homeric Hymns

    A 5 page assertion that these Homeric Hymns are exemplary of one particular stage in the evolution of the way the world viewed gods, religions, and mythologies. Contends that not only do these hymns provide a primary source of information about Greek religion and belief, their primary purpose is to explain how timai (power) was obtained by the Olympians. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Senior Citizens with Osteoarthritis and Effects of Exercise

    A 6 page paper discussing the benefits possible at any age of using exercise to reduce the effects of osteoarthritis. Exercise can improve quality of life for older adults in several areas, but it also carries practical benefits as well. Aside from the standard measures of effects on hypertension and ability to sleep, it also can help to improve stability in movement and therefore help to prevent falls, important in itself as the most rapidly growing segment of the American population are those over 75 years. Studies indicate that whether aerobic or for endurance and flexibility, proper exercise can help slow the progress of the disease. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • A Book Review of 'Adolf Hitler, aA Study In Tyranny' by Allan Bullock

    A 5 page discussion and review of Allan Bullock's biography of the person who would come to be known as the 20th century's most evil individual. The book examines Hitler's reign in terms of political theory and ideology -- outlining how he represented a definitive example genuine tyranny. No Bibliography or additional sources used.

  • Marketing Case Study of Yahoo!

    A 7 page paper that outlines the development and marketing strategies of Yahoo! Inc., the company developed around the Internet search engine. Though this company is only 2 years old, the projections that can be determined by current figures demonstrate the wise management and development practices of the company and the complexity of new products currently being marketed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Business Case Study of Odor Eater Socks

    A 6 page paper dealing with the markets acceptability of odor eater sock products. A background of Chipman-Union is given along with an overview of their examination of the markets susceptibility to the marketing of Odor Eater socks. Includes conclusions regarding the proposed marketing of this product and a graph showing the publics receptiveness to buying Odor Eater products as compared to regular products. No Bibliography.

  • Strategic Challenges to the Music Industry

    This 7 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The music industry faced challenges and threats in 1999 wit the launch of Napster. The paper gives the answers to three questions. The situation is defined by looking at the three main drivers of new business; the information revolution, technology and globalization. The reactions are the industry is discussed. Finally, the case is considered from the I/O, RBV and guerilla perspectives. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Food Service at the San Diego Village Inn Motel and Restaurant

    A 10 page paper based on a case study of the restaurant, coffee shop, and bar function of a San Diego Village Inn motel and restaurant. The establishment has found itself with neither assistant manager or restaurant manager, and the entire food service function has disintegrated into chaos. A head cook who also served as the restaurant manager descended on long-time wait staff with dictatorial and condescending measures. The staff response was that of rebellion, and the 'new' head cook was discharged within his 90-day probationary period. The company is perennially understaffed and pays enough in overtime to more than justify the addition of some temporary relief workers to ease the stresses faced by overworked permanent employees. No bibliography.

  • Case Study Analysis of ValuJet Airlines

    This 8 page paper examines the history, market niche, and organizational structure of ValuJet Airlines-- a company best known for its low cost airfare and frequent problems / crashes ! Issues concerning service, management style, and fiscal outlook are analyzed to provide an in-depth overview of the company's strengths and weaknesses. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Nicholson File Company and Cooper Industries

    A 10 page case study examining the conditions and events that led to the end of the Nicholson File Company as a business entity all to its own. In 1972, there were at least three companies interested in acquiring Nicholson, two of which were what is now the CooperTools division of Cooper Industries and the H.K. Porter Company. Founded in 1919, Cooper was the youngster of the three and now owns both of the others. This paper addresses Cooper's astuteness in pursuing Nicholson, how much Cooper could afford to pay per share and the concerns of the then-existing Nicholson stockholders. No Bibliography.

  • Ambiguity in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

    A 7 page essay briefly examining the life of the author of 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' and how his life and times affected how he recast the ancient struggle between good and evil that thrives in the heart of every man. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Post 1980s' Oil Market

    7 pages in length. If there is one thing that can be asserted about the oil market, it is that it is in a constant state of fluctuation. Nowhere is this more evident than when one studies the events of the 1980's in comparison to that of the contemporary oil market. There is virtually no way for such a vacillating industry to conform to forecaster predictions, as its inherent nature is to change with great regularity. Inasmuch as industry experts attempt to rein in some modicum of knowledgeable prediction, they have routinely been met with disappointment. The writer discusses how such was the case with the 1980 oil market, noting that the same has continued forward into the 1990's. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Value of Exercise

    In 6 pages the author discusses the value of exercise when used as a preventative measure. Exercise has been taunted as the be-all and cure-all of all ailments. Although some have thought this to be mythical, many studies have found that exercise is indeed, beneficial to many health ailments. In fact, exercise is even beneficial psychologically. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Georgetown Neighborhood in Washington DC

    Washington, D.C., is made up of a number of complex neighborhood regions that have distinct topography, economic conditions, land use and local problems. This 10 page paper is designed to provide a comprehensive evaluation of the Georgetown neighborhood, relating factors like location and internal layout, the people, historic preservation in the community, historical development and a range of other applicable elements that provide a substantive view of this community. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Smoking Level Increases and Increased Stress on the Job

    A 70 page expanded version of a much smaller paper researching the hypothesis that smokers in high-stress jobs tend to smoke more in response to stress than do smokers in jobs with lower stress levels. Though there was no existing research with which to guide the study, it still obtains solid and statistically valid results that unquestioningly prove that a smoker's response to a high-stress job is that of smoking more than usual. Existing literature emphasizes the relationship between stress and depression, and also that between smoking and depression. Biochemical and psychological research has concluded that there is a strong relationship between smoking and clinical depression, though it is unclear which contributes to the other. This survey does not specifically address depression, but it does give valuable insight to the relationship of stress-related smoking and workplace stress. Includes 4 charts and 4 tables. Bibliography lists 72 sources.

  • Memory's Precategorical and Categorical Distinctions

    Many theories have been proposed to explain the cognitive development of the human mind and the distinctions between the stages of development as well as the types of processing and modes of perception. In recent years, a number of researchers have considered the distinction memory as a component of cognition, and have made distinct delineations between iconic and echoic (or auditory sensory) store and their relationship to precategorical and categorical stages in development. This 5 page paper supports the contention that auditory sensory store (echoic) is precategorical and considers the implication of this theory. In addition, the researcher also provides an overview of studies that could be conducted to evaluate this theory and to assist in clarifying this issue. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • 1997's Balanced Budget Act and Medicare Prospective Payment System

    This 45 page paper explores the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, the prospective payment system instituted, and the effect on Medicare beneficiaries. Specifically, the writer offers a proposal for a study focusing on the increased costs for seniors as a result of the BBA and the PPS. An extensive literature review explains the changes in Medicare benefits as a result of the BBA, including the Medicare+Choice option now given to seniors. The PPS has had a dramatic impact on nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities. The caps placed on rehab services and the changes in federal Medicaid benefits have all combined to result in a greater proportion of out-of-pocket expenses for the Medicare beneficiary. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

  • Biblical Study on Israel's Creation

    A 6 page essay on the establishment of Israel. The writer states that the will of the nomadic Israelites was to settle in a rich valley and establish a settlement, and shows how the political cannot be separated from the religious in the story of Israelite settlement. To keep up their vision, they relied on prophets to guide them, but in the end, King David, a warrior, saw to the actualization of their dream, although they attribute his presence to the will of God. Biblical passages studied include passages from Samuel I and II. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • OPRAH WINFREY: CASE STUDY ANALYSIS

    This 7-page paper focuses on Oprah Winfrey and her business Harpo Inc. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Non Verbal Communications Learned or In Born?

    An 8 page look at non-verbal communications (i.e., gestures, motions, batting eyelashes, etc;) and the importance of realizing that different groups of people may interpret them in different ways. The primary focus of this particular report, however, is to analyze the controversy over whether most non-verbal communication activities are in-born traits or learned activities. Various issues and studies are explored to help answer this very question and arguments seem to lean strongly in favor of the 'in-born side' for certain non-verbal communications while some lean strongly in favor of the 'learned' side for other examples of non-verbal communication. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Hitler A Study in Tyranny by Alan Bullock

    A 7 page analysis of Bullock's biography of Adolf Hitler. In producing this work, Bullock attempts to define exactly what role Hitler played in the Third Reichócould it have happened the same without him--and also to define the gifts that this evil genius possessed that enabled him to create such havoc. The writer argues that this book gives a great deal of insight into Hitler's personality and motivation. No additional sources cited.

  • Motivational Theory Application

    An 11 page paper discussing the theory behind motivating employees. Following a decade of downsizing, cost cutting and merging, more and more businesses look for ways to give their employees what they want. Too many companies believe that employee motivation rests in monetary rewards, without either realizing or acknowledging individuals' needs for recognition. Formal studies and informal surveys alike reveal that while managers often will list money as the top factor in motivating employees, the employees themselves are much more likely to list first their desire for recognition, for someone to let them know they truly have done a good job, a fact well known by some of the country's most successful companies. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Theories and Concepts of Employee Motivation

    30 pages in length. Too many companies believe that employee motivation rests in monetary rewards, without either realizing or acknowledging individuals' needs for recognition. Formal studies and informal surveys alike reveal that while managers often will list money as the top factor in motivating employees, the employees themselves are much more likely to list first their desire for recognition, for someone to let them know they truly have done a good job. Today's most successful companies are ones in which employees have no question of the regard in which the company's leadership holds them. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Winn Dixie Marketplace Supermarket Advertising Analysis

    A 6 page paper analyzing a full page advertisement appearing in the October, 1998, issue of Southern Living. The paper discusses the marketer's use of image, including color, issues of class and gender and how their services can allow a 40-ish mom to study for her final while using Marketplace non-grocery services to keep her family from missing out on the other things she might otherwise be doing, including making dinner and a birthday cake. Every mother doing something besides mothering is concerned that she does the one without leaving the other undone. This advertisement reflects this stance in its images, and shows respect for those feelings and responsibilities, and does it all through an image that conveys upper-middle class comfort. No bibliography.

  • Satanism Rumors and a Proctor and Gamble Trademark Study

    A 6 page paper. In the early 1980s, rumor began floating that Proctor & Gamble's Trademark represents the devil and Satanism. The Trademark was designed in the mid-1800s; it includes 13 stars and a bearded man-in-the-moon. The writer explains what the Trademark really represents and relates the company tried to modify the depiction in the early days only to have drastic results. The paper also discusses the revival of these absurd rumors in the mid-1990s and what the company did. The paper then goes on to discuss integrated marketing communication approaches and how P&G could use these tools to mitigate the negative impact each time these rumors surface. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Dual Career Employees Case Study and Human Resources

    This is a 6 page paper which examines the personnel policy changes which have been influenced by the number of dual-career couples in the workforce. The bibliography has 3 sources.

  • Operations Management; Principle Healthcare Case Study

    This 16 page paper looks at a company (Principle Healthcare) and considers different aspects of operations management. The first questions deals with the way the operational strategy goals and the strategy realized may have some gaps. The second part of the paper considers forecasting and the firm's web site, the third questions considers supply chain management and the last questions looks at theories that may help with improvements in the firm, the theory of constraints and pull systems on inventory management are discussed. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Education and Virtual Reality

    This 15 page paper discusses the use of virtual reality in schools. Following an introduction that includes comments about virtual reality and the two basic ways humans have to learn, the writer reports opinions on the benefits of virtual reality as well as how it has been used in some schools. A summer pilot program in an elementary and high school using the headsets and gloves is reported with the types of subjects virtual reality was used for. Two other programs using 3D virtual reality are explained. A case study using a Web-based virtual reality application for college students is described with the outcomes. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • SWOT Analysis and Case Study of Video Concepts

    A 6 page 'SWOT' (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis of a small video store that was doing quite well until Blockbuster Video moved to town. Two years after the arrival of Blockbuster, Video Concepts was still profitable, though only marginally so. It has been said that if the giant retailers are steamships plowing through the ocean, then the small local retailers have to be the cigarette boats zipping around and through them, changing direction at any given time. Video Concepts cannot hope to compete with Blockbuster's financial resources or national name; they must become actively involved in the community, stress their local ownership in a small North Carolina town where such things are important, and operate more on creativity than cash. Vid-Conc.wps

  • Impact Of Video Game Violence On Children

    4 pages in length. The debate over whether video game violence serves as little more than a negative influence is a continuing argument between critics who contend such violence images and scenarios are precursors to real-life violent behavior and others who point to beneficial aspects of virtual hostility that helps enhance mental processes as well as prepare children for social encounters as adolescents and adults. That one side of the debate is more viable than the other is not so much the focus of this ongoing dispute as is the validity of studies whose findings provide conflicting data pertaining to just how detrimental video game violence truly is within the mind of an impressionable child. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Studies in Public Administration

    This 4 page paper compares two books about public administration: Richard J. Stillman's "Public Administration Concepts and Cases" and Jos C.N. Raadschelders's "Government: A Public Administration Perspective." Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Senior Citizens and Incontinence

    An 8 page paper that includes an introduction, purpose of study, literature review, theoretical framework and conclusion. Reports of the incidence of urinary incontinence differ greatly, depending on the ages included and the definition of incontinence. What is certain is that at least half the older residents in nursing homes suffer from this condition. The different types of incontinence are described. Different interventions that have significantly decreased the incidence are discussed. Statistical data include the incidence and the annual costs related to this condition. This is a problem that some authors call underdiagnosed and undertreated. There are many interventions that can dramatically decrease incontinence and provide the older adult and the elderly person with greater quality of life. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • The Marketing of Neptune's Gold Seafood

    This 11 page paper is a marketing case study based in a case supplied by the student. Neptune Gourmet Seafood is a premium brand is seafood, selling at a good premium on the market. The company have invested and have increased supply beyond their premium market demand. The suggestion has been to start a lower priced mass market product but concerns exist for the impact this could have on the company’s existing brand and how it may devalue it directly or indirectly. The paper looks at the theory and the practice to consider how Neptune should respond and suggests a marketing strategy. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • Nestle Case Study; Baby Milk Formula in the Developing World

    In the 1970’s and the 1980’s Nestle suffered as a result of their policies in the developing world for the sale of baby milk formula. This 20 page paper is written in two parts examining the problems that the company faced. The first part of the paper is written as a position paper and discusses whether the company should have continued selling the product in the developing world or if it would have been better for Nestle to withdraw from this market. The paper uses a range of ethical approaches to come to his decision. The second part of the paper looks at the issue form a public relations (PR) perspective, considering the mistakes that were made by Nestle, how and why they were made and the lessons that can be learnt. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Philosophical Analysis of Nestle's Infant Formula Marketing

    This 6 page paper examines a case study submitted by a student regarding the Nestle Company and its marketing of infant formula. The controversy contained in the case is examined under both types of utilitarian theory in addition to other philosophic views. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • 'Cross' by Langston Hughes

    A 3 page essay that explicates Langston Hughes' poem "Cross," which refers to the "cross" that the narrator has to bear, which is his mixed-race heritage. Due to this heritage, the narrator of the poem feels that he has no cultural "home," as he does not fit with either white or black society. Unlike current society in which mixed-raced individuals, such as golfer Tiger Woods, are regarded simply as "people," in the first half of the twentieth century, which is when this poem was composed, this was not the case. No additional sources cited.

  • Grace Nichol's Collection The Fat Black Woman's Poems

    This 5 page paper discusses Grace Nichol's poems from the collection titled: The Fat Black Woman's Poems. Particular attention is paid to the use of various imagery in several poems from this collection as well as the overall theme of the poems.Examples given from text and cited. Also includes a short quote from the poet herself.

  • African American Poetic Modernism

    A 5 page analysis and research paper which examines three representative poems from leaders of the Harlem Renaissance to illustrate the principle of modernism in black poetry. These poems are: 'Mulatto' by Langston Hughes; 'Incident' by Countee Cullen; and 'He was a man' by Sterling Brown. The writer first discusses what experts have said regarding the definition of modernism and then examines how these statements can be applied to each poem. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • 'Over There, World War II,' and 'I Sing, Too, America' by Langston Hughes

    An 8 page research paper/essay that analyzes two of Hughes poems, "I, too, Sing America" and "Over there, World War II." First, the writer gives a brief biography of the poet, then discusses critical opinion of his work, and then, critically analyzes these two poems. The writer demonstrates how the political content of these poems was aimed at both a black and white audience. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Meaning of 'Daddy' by Sylvia Plath

    A 3 page essay that analyzes the meaning behind Sylvia Plath's poem "Daddy." The writer points out that throughout the poem, images of men jumble together, some of her father, some of her ex-husband, some that present attempts by Plath to understand her father through his Germanic background. Collectively, along with the intentionally schoolgirl-like rhymes, the poem conveys the black desperation of a lost little girl, which definitely was Plath's psychic state at that time. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Civil Rights Era and its Impact upon African American Poetry

    7 pages covering the voice of struggle expressed in Black poetry of the civil rights era. Analytical focus is specifically upon the works of such greats as Langston Hughes, Nikki Giovani, and Gwendolyn Brook. Bibliography lists 7 sources, Report also includes samples of two relevant poems (no additional charge).

  • 'Big Black Car' by Lynn Emanuel

    A 3 page essay that discusses the poet's use of metaphor. Poets frequently face the question of how to describe the indescribable, that is, how to convey, within the limited context of a poem, the complexity of life and its multi-layered, convoluted reality. One way of accomplishing this task is through the utilization of metaphor, imagery and action, which are part of the poet's "toolbox" for conveying complex meaning through the representation of sights, sounds, smells, touch, etc. An ideal example of this point is Lynn Emanuel's poem "Big Black Car." No bibliography is provided.

  • 'Move' by Lucille Clifton

    A 4 page explication of Clifton's poem "Move," which was written to commemorate the bombing of Philadelphia Afro-centric movement in Philadelphia in 1985. The writer argues that Clifton's poem is an indictment against the black mayor of Philadelphia at that time for authorizing the attack. No additional sources cited.

  • 'Harlem' by Langston Hughes

    A 5 page essay/research paper that offers an analysis of "Harlem," a poem by Langston Hughes. Written in 1951 and later re-titled "Dream Deferred," the writer argues that the structure of the poem portrays metaphorically what has happened to the dream of equality, and the realities of black experience. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • An Examination of Aborigine Oppression in Doctor Worreddy's Prescription for Enduring the Ending of the World

    This 3 page paper discusses this complex and insightful telling of the oppression of the Aborigines in Australia. This story illustrates the ways in which the whites oppressed the blacks and how the culture and history of the Aborigines was devestated as a result. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Meaning of 'Daddy' by Sylvia Plath

    A 3 page essay that analyzes the meaning behind Sylvia Plath's poem "Daddy." The writer points out that throughout the poem, images of men jumble together, some of her father, some of her ex-husband, some that present attempts by Plath to understand her father through his Germanic background. Collectively, along with the intentionally schoolgirl-like rhymes, the poem conveys the black desperation of a lost little girl, which definitely was Plath's psychic state at that time. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Grace Nichol's Collection The Fat Black Woman's Poems

    This 5 page paper discusses Grace Nichol's poems from the collection titled: The Fat Black Woman's Poems. Particular attention is paid to the use of various imagery in several poems from this collection as well as the overall theme of the poems.Examples given from text and cited. Also includes a short quote from the poet herself.

  • African American Poetic Modernism

    A 5 page analysis and research paper which examines three representative poems from leaders of the Harlem Renaissance to illustrate the principle of modernism in black poetry. These poems are: 'Mulatto' by Langston Hughes; 'Incident' by Countee Cullen; and 'He was a man' by Sterling Brown. The writer first discusses what experts have said regarding the definition of modernism and then examines how these statements can be applied to each poem. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Is It Ever Okay to Discriminate

    An 8 page paper. The case is presented in an article entitled “Best of Intentions.” The writer recommends a course of action for a manager who has been cautioned about hiring a well-qualified Black man because of the community. The writer discusses experts’ opinions and makes recommendations for the manager about what must be done to help this new employee succeed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The 54th Massachusetts

    This 12 page paper describes a research proposal for a project, the subject of which is the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, one of the earliest of the black regiments recruited during the U.S. Civil War. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Black Middle Class and the U.S. Civil Rights Movement

    A 11 page research paper, plus a 1 page proposal for that paper, that examines how the civil rights movement has caused the creation of a large, African-American middle class in contemporary America. The writer offers an overview of the civil rights era and argues that this large black middle class has reaped the benefits of that era, as well as furthering its goals. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Masculinity, Ethnicity, and Race

    An 8 page research paper that offers an outline for a research proposal. The writer, first of all, introduces the topic of how conceptions of masculinity vary according to cultural background which includes race and ethnicity. The writer then proposes that a brief survey of popular media may prove to be enlightening as to how the topic of masculinity is perceived differently by White and Black men. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Four Dissertations on Interdisciplinary Social Work

    This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of interdisciplinarity in social work. The particular example of Black churches responding to the AIDS epidemic is utilized. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Financial Investment Model Limitations and Long Term Capital Management

    A 9 page overview of the applicability of financial models to investment. The author reveals the investment strategy of the “Long Term Capital Management” fund to contend that this strategy was based largely on models such as that accounted for by the Black-Scholes Formula. The failure of this fund serves to exemplify the fact that models are based on normal behavior, when normal behavior is replaced by abnormal behavior even the most advanced financial models fail to perform. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Harlem's Poet Laureate Langston Hughes

    A 5 page research paper that examines the life an career of Langston Hughes. The writer, in particular, regards those elements in Hughes' life that influenced his writing, such as black music. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Media and Race in Canada

    7 pages in length. Canada's multiracial community, which includes Black, Hispanic, Asian and Aborigines populations, is subject to a significant amount of stereotypical abuse at the hands of contemporary media. Clearly, the racial bias that exists within the media – particular in television but also clearly apparent in music, advertisements and all other entities – is not necessarily created by the media as a negative influence but is actually perpetuated from a basis of social reality. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Paul Taylor - Interpreting Works of Modern Dance

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of the works of Paul Taylor. His works "Esplanade" and "Black Tuesday" are analyzed to show how the choreography of dance can convey a theme, in conjunction with music. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun: A Sociology Paper

    In this 4-page paper, the music video for Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun is looked at through the symbolic interactionism perspective in sociology. There are 2 references.

  • Evolution Of Gospel Music In America

    A 7 page paper that presents the history and evolution of gospel music beginning with music created by slaves. The name of this music also changed from anthem to spiritual to gospel over the years. The essay comments on the separation of white gospel music and black gospel music and identifies some of the pioneers in this field as well as more contemporary performers as gospel transitioned to mainstream. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Violence in Rap

    This 7 page paper contends that this musical genre promotes violence. All of society is affected but blacks, in particular, suffer as a result of rap music. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Black, Professional & Female

    A 7 page research paper that, first of all, offers a literature review on factors affecting the success of professional black women. Then the writer relates this information to suggests to a student on how to compose a "Findings" section for a research project conducted by that student. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • 2 Trade Textbooks on Investment and Mathematics Reviewed

    A 3 page overview of Nicholas Dunbar's "Inventing Money: The Story of Long-Term Capital Management and the Legends Behind It" and Roger Lowenstein's "When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management". Each of these books detail specific mathematical applications in the finance trade. The author of this paper explores their coverage of the Black-Scholes Formula and its role in the collapse of the massive hedge fund Long-Term Capital Management. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Historical Reviews of Literature Featuring Native Americans, Black Women, and the Poor

    This 9 page paper discusses the various viewpoints of those who throughout history have had little voice: Native Americans, black women, and the poor. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Literature about the Blues and Jazz

    This 8 page paper looks at blues and jazz literature. The paper starts by examining what is meant by blues literature and then uses examples from the poetry of Sterling Plumpp, short stories by John Clellon Holmes, Langston Hughes and Josef Skvorecky before looking at Alice Walkers book and film The Color Purple. The thesis of the paper is that blues may originate and be a part of black culture, it reflects the experiences of the oppressed, whatever race they may be. The bibliography cites 4 sources

  • Singing the Song of the People in African American Literature

    A five-page critical analysis on the state of African-American literature, with an emphasis on poetry. Includes an overview of black poetry from Phillis Wheatley through James Weldon Jonson, Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou to the cutting-edge poets like the Last Poets and rap artists, detailing how they present the condition of African-Americans and how they deal with discrimination. Cites five sources.

  • The Bear Comes Home by Rafi Zabor and Jazz

    A six page paper on Rafi Zabor’s fascinating novel about a bear who plays alto sax. The paper shows how Zabor’s use of a performing bear as a protagonist is an allegory for the traditional position of the black person in the arts; it also describes the strong bond between the jazz and literature. Bibliography lists four sources.

  • Civil Rights and Law Enforcement

    This paper supports the thesis that during the period of segregation in the United States, Black people were forced to live under laws in which they had no say. This paper uses articles to prove the thesis through example. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Workers' Compensation and America's Federal Law

    An 8 page discussion of various federal laws which impact working compensation. Included in the discussion is a brief overview of the Coal Miners Compensation Laws (Black Lung Benefits Act), the Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act, and the Disabilities Act of 1990. The primary emphasis of this paper, however, is on the Worker’s Compensation Act. The author emphasizes that while some of these laws receive a considerable degree of criticism, they are a necessary and appreciated part of the American work place. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Communities/Societies in 4 Films

    A 6 page essay that discusses 4 films and how each one encompasses the concept of community. The films are Black Hawk Down, Hotel Rwanda, Deep Impact and The Village. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Comparison of The Autobiography of Malcolm X and Spike Lee's 1992 Malcolm X Film

    An 8 page investigation into the life of one of the most controversial black leaders of all time. This paper contends that while the film is more graphical and moving, by the nature of its cinematic format, both the film and Haley’s book provide the same overall picture of Malcolm X. The author of this paper cautions, however, that to really understand the man we must look beyond his words and, indeed, the words of those who so eagerly portray him in film and book to find more objective sources for our conclusions. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Analysis of the Film Menace II Society

    An 11 page research paper that examines Allen and Albert Hughes's film Menace II Society. As independent filmmakers the Hughes brothers use film narrative in ways that differ markedly from large-scale studio productions, particularly in regards to how Hollywood has traditionally portrayed the lives of young African American males. This examination of Menace II Society looks at this film, first of all, within the overall context of black independent filmmaking, but also from both a formal and industrial critical perspective. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • British Film Genre Classifications of Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and East and Lock

    This paper examines the two film genres that classify two British films, East is East and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. The paper discusses the broad classification in which they were placed (comedy and ganster, respectively) and examines how both films are actually black comedies, with some overlap into other genres. The paper also discusses how the genre of comedy can be divided into even further genres. Bibiolography lists 4 sources.

  • American Interpretations of Film Noir

    An 8 page overview of this cinema style. Though the term “film noir” is French, the style originated in America largely following but partially in conjunction with World War II. Literally meaning “black film,” the style was named by French film critics for its use of monochromes of color, lack of bright light and often darkness within and among the characters. The paper uses Orson Welles’ “Citizen Kane” (1941) as an example of the physical and psychological dark shadows that the film noir style uses. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Race and the War Film Genre

    In this well reasoned 5 page essay, the writer argues that war films have traditionally avoided having to portray African Americans in a realistic manner. Even films about the Civil War "hid" Black people to a large extent -- out of fear that doing otherwise would invoke some controversial discontent. A number of insightful examples from war films are provided to support this thesis. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • 'The Creature From the Black Lagoon' vs. 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'

    A 5 page paper which compares and contrasts the 1956 version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers and the 1954 film, Creature From the Black Lagoon with the 1978 remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers to demonstrate how the films reflect the fears and apprehensions of the ‘50s that no longer exist in the same form in the 1970s. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Geishas

    A 7 page research paper that takes the form of a study. This study consists of a literature review to ascertain the legitimacy of the Western perception that geishas are prostitutes. This examination of literature is based on the hypothesis that this prevalent Western assumption pertaining to geishas is false. While sexuality is undoubtedly a part of the lives of these women, this private part of their lives in not a part of their role as geisha. This study explores what does constitute the appeal of the geisha, the history of the profession and why the West has this fundamental misconception about the geisha’s art. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Social History and Sexuality

    A 6 page paper discussing the use of the study of sex and scandal in defining a society or culture of the past. The study of attitudes toward sex and scandal in any society can help inform social definition, but it also needs to be undertaken with some caveats. Using the study of sex and scandal to help further define any society of the past is a valid pursuit. However, those choosing that route must make allowances for the social and linguistic customs and patterns in which events not only occurred, but also in which they were recorded. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • 'Bearing Illness and Injury' Review

    A 6 page review of an article appearing in the December 2000 issue of Western Journal of Nursing Research. The authors describe a qualitative study seeking to gain information about patients' views of catastrophic illness and injury. The paper analyzes problem statement, study purpose, sample selection, data collection, data analysis and the conclusions that the researchers draw. The study is good as a preliminary one, but the authors fail to address the issue of bias at any point. They still arrive at conclusions valuable to nursing, however. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Effectiveness of Sex Education in Teen HIV Prevention

    A 14 page research paper that offers a research study proposal. The hypothesis for the proposed study is that a sex education program that significantly affects the attitudes and norms of participant adolescents and creates positive cognition toward abstinence and delayed sexual behavior can be termed to be effective, as this result can logically be assumed to have a positive effect on the incidence of HIV among adolescents/young adults. The proposal outlines the parameters of the problem and provides background information on the issues, which states the purpose of the proposed study. A literature review provides context, as it summarizes previous research on this topic. The proposed methodology, data collection and analysis are then summarized. Samples of a parental/guardian consent form and a participant asset form are also included. The proposal also includes a 1 page abstract. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Achievement in Web-Based Courses

    A 6 page research paper that offers a critique of a study on web-based learning. Bell (2007) conducted a study that investigated the effects of self-regulated learning (SRL) and epistemological beliefs (EB) on the achievement of individual learners involved in courses that included web-based learning environments. The researcher points out that while online learning has been praised as creating greater access to higher education, it is questionable as to whether or not all students in their late adolescence/early adult years can benefit from this experience, as the online learning environment requires a high degree of self-regulation, as well as “higher levels of intellectual development” (Bell, 2007, p. 523). This critique of this study focuses on the methodology that was employed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Social History and Sexuality

    A 6 page paper discussing the use of the study of sex and scandal in defining a society or culture of the past. The study of attitudes toward sex and scandal in any society can help inform social definition, but it also needs to be undertaken with some caveats. Using the study of sex and scandal to help further define any society of the past is a valid pursuit. However, those choosing that route must make allowances for the social and linguistic customs and patterns in which events not only occurred, but also in which they were recorded. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Depression And Diabetes: Article Reviews

    10 pages in length. The relationship between diabetes and depression is an unmistakable - and perhaps unavoidable - occurrence of comorbidity. Each of these articles illustrates the importance of patient self-care and appropriate life choices as a means by which to offset the prevalence toward the comorbidity of depression and diabetes. While one study seeks to determine the most provoking factors that draw out the tendency toward both major and minor depression, another finds no more correlation between depression and diabetes than there is with those who do not have diabetes. Similarly, a third study sought to determine if those with either major depression or diabetes were more or less functionally disabled than those with diabetes and comorbid major depression. Another study examines how different locale and ethic composition impacts comorbidity, while the final article provides a broad overview of how depression and diabetes are often misdiagnosed and inappropriately treated. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • MS Project Case

    This 11 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. Written in two parts the first part examines the case study and considers the way in which failure to fully define the project may lead to complications in the actions which should be taken by management in order to the second part of the project uses Microsoft Project to assess the scheduling for the project and budget in different scenarios. This includes presentation of Gantt chart and budgets prepared in Microsoft Project. The case study looks at the fictitious company of Provenance Insurance. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Class Size Effect/A Research Proposal

    This 10 page paper is a research proposal to determine the effects of class size on academic achievement. This is an issue of controversy and heated debates. The research has often been controversial but the general prevailing opinion is that students in small classes have higher academic performance than students in classrooms with more students. The paper includes: introduction to the study proposal, statement of the problem, hypothesis; literature review that includes the results of a number of different studies in different states; design of the study, including selection of participants, methodology, data to be collected, treatment of data; possible outcomes and a summary. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Study Feasibility and Proposal

    A 7 page term paper proposal for a quantitative analysis class proposing a statistical analysis of traffic deaths in which alcohol is a factor. Specifically, the study will investigate alcohol's influence in fatal crashes as it relates to speed, sex, time of day and age. All data will come from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA); the study will consider only the data reported for 2005. This study is expected to demonstrate that younger drivers are more likely to be involved in fatal crashes when alcohol is a factor. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Qualitative Study Death Sentence' to 'Good Cancer' Couples' Transformation of a Prostate Cancer Reviewed

    A 6 page paper assessing this qualitative study undertaken to assist in informing nursing practice. The focus of this study by Maliski, Heilemann & McCorkle (2002) was to gain insight on how couples coped with the diagnosis of prostate cancer and how they navigated through the decision-making process to prostatectomy and beyond. The investigation and design are sound, but the lack of previous research leaves the current researchers with little guidance in their own study. The paper concludes that the effort is a good one, but is not generalizable to the larger population in that its sample consisted only of a rather homogeneous group in terms of ethnic, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Study of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    A 3 page research paper that in which the writer explains that another paper (kheeoc3.rtf) offers a suggested methodology for a proposed research study, which hypothesizes that an examination of news articles on the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) published in the popular press, that is, non-academic sources, would suggest whether or not the EEOC was fulfilling its mandate to oversee fair and just employment practices. The following examination of literature provides an example of how such a study might be accomplished. The writer summarizes news articles on the EEOC. The evaluation phase of this proposed study is offered in kheeoc5.rtf. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Effectiveness of Sex Education in Teen HIV Prevention

    A 14 page research paper that offers a research study proposal. The hypothesis for the proposed study is that a sex education program that significantly affects the attitudes and norms of participant adolescents and creates positive cognition toward abstinence and delayed sexual behavior can be termed to be effective, as this result can logically be assumed to have a positive effect on the incidence of HIV among adolescents/young adults. The proposal outlines the parameters of the problem and provides background information on the issues, which states the purpose of the proposed study. A literature review provides context, as it summarizes previous research on this topic. The proposed methodology, data collection and analysis are then summarized. Samples of a parental/guardian consent form and a participant asset form are also included. The proposal also includes a 1 page abstract. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Student Motivation Study Proposal

    An 8 page research paper that offers the outline for a proposed research study into motivational factors for high school students. There is an old saying that you can lead a horse to water, but you cannot make it drink. Likewise, high school teachers constantly try to offer the curriculum in a manner that engages their students minds, but fail to connect with many of the adolescents that they are trying to reach. In 1984 and 1989 a Gallup/Phi Delta Kappa national poll of educators found that lack of student motivation was a top concern of all public school teachers surveyed (Gonzalez, 2002). The question that these teachers ask, that is, "what is the key to unlocking student motivation," is the principal question to be addressed by this proposed study. The paper consists primarily of a review of literature on this topic before discussing possible ways to complete the proposed research study. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Accountability and School Principals Proposal

    A 17 page paper that presents a dissertation proposal. Schools have changed and so has the principalship. Accountability is not the focus word and principals are required to be accountable not only for the smooth operation of the school but also for student achievement. Many experienced principals are saying the multitude of tasks and responsibilities are simply not 'doable' and are retiring early. How are novice/beginning principals dealing with the challenges of expanded demands on the principal? This paper includes these sections: introduction, problem statement, purpose of study, significance of study, literature review and methodology. Standards for principals as published by two organizations are reported along with some of their many responsibilities. 2 Appendices reflect the surveys to be sent to new principals for this study. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Style of Teaching and Gender Impact

    A 12 page paper. An individual's sex is a biological factor but gender is developed through culture and socialization. This paper addresses the question of whether or not gender affects a teacher's instructional approach in the classroom. Some studies have found specific gender-related differences in teaching style while other studies conclude there are no dramatic differences between the approaches used by men and women teachers. As one researcher said: teachers are teachers first and gendered persons second, although even this investigator did find some differences. Another study is reported that compared classroom approaches of experienced and inexperienced teachers; result are reported according to male and female teachers. 5 Tables included. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Analyzing Suicide A Study in Sociology by Emile Durkheim

    This is a 10 page paper discussing Emile Durkheim’s text “Suicide: A Study in Sociology”. Emile Durkheim’s text “Suicide: A Study in Sociology” (1897) was considered one of the first studies in the social sciences which used a purely scientific and methodological approach to study a social phenomenon. Suicide, for the large part, previously was considered an individual act focused upon mainly by psychologists. Durkheim however related the individual act of suicide to the cohesiveness or imbalance within society. According to Durkheim, during the age of industrialization throughout the 1800s, the incidence of suicides increased as a result of the demise of the traditional social institutions such as the church and social guilds which could not be replaced by the goals of wealth and the division of labor. Suicides were the result of an imbalance of two major social forces: social integration and moral regulation. Durkheim’s focus on the influence of social forces on the individual was highly controversial during his time as it undermined the concepts of “free will and individual moral agency”. Nevertheless, Durkheim managed to establish sociology and the social sciences as one of the major areas of study within France and his theories and methods are still considered significant in contemporary sociology, more than a century later. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • 17th and 18th Century America and White Slaves

    An 8 page consideration of an often overlooked component of American history. While it is impossible to assign a precise number to the percentage of slaves that were white, suffice it to say that this number was significant and that these slaves served in the same capacity as blacks. As a consequence, they began to identify more with blacks in some instances than the did with whites. As white slaves interchanged both culture and genes with blacks, the previously strictly separate ideas of Caucasian verses African began to somewhat blur. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • An Analysis of Conde's, I,Tituba, Black Witch of Salem.

    3 pages in length. Tituba, the only black woman to be accused of witchery, had many conflicting issues in her life, not the least of which were trying to distinguish a balance between suffering and happiness in order to construct a meaningful life. In her attempt to achieve this elusive balance, she must often make a choice between freedom and love. By having to make this choice, one might readily surmise that while freedom, love and happiness were of paramount importance to her, none of them could be achieved without suffering. The writer discusses this topic as it relates to Maryse Conde's "I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem." No additional sources cited.

  • Sibling Rivalry Literature Review

    This is a 7 page review of the literature on the issue of sibling rivalry which has uncovered several trends and several areas which obviously need more study. Several disciplines research sibling rivalry most especially psychology, sociology, communications and pediatrics. While some studies indicate that the older brother/younger sister remains the most negative of the dyads, other researchers believe that it is the closeness of age and gender which results in children trying to differentiate themselves from one another. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Sibling Rivalry Literature Review

    This is a 7 page review of the literature on the issue of sibling rivalry which has uncovered several trends and several areas which obviously need more study. Several disciplines research sibling rivalry most especially psychology, sociology, communications and pediatrics. While some studies indicate that the older brother/younger sister remains the most negative of the dyads, other researchers believe that it is the closeness of age and gender which results in children trying to differentiate themselves from one another. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Emile Durkheim's Suicide and the Response of Anthony Giddens

    This is a 6 page paper discussing Giddens’ response to Durkheim’s suicide. Anthony Giddens is a modern day sociologist who has proposed a new theory of “structuration” which he considers as his “concern to develop an ontological framework for the study of human social activities”. In doing this, Giddens offers a more expansive and open method in the study of society and institutions in which he hopes will offer an alternative to many of the traditional sociological methods used. Emile Durkheim in his study on “Suicide” provided one of the first systematic presentations of suicide as a sociological phenomenon. Consistent with the functionalist theories however, Durkheim offered three definitions of suicide, egoistic, altruistic and anomic, which were all functional aspects of society. Giddens believed that the functionalist argument could not possibly account for the various factors influencing suicide and within his argument and general dismisses much of Durkheim’s definitions. He also presents other misunderstandings and controversies which surrounded Durkheim’s study on suicide which somewhat validate his claim that the functionalist perspective is not complete in its relation to the discussion of suicide. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • An Anorexia Nervosa Qualitative Study of Family Therapy vs. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    This is a 9 page paper using a qualitative approach to study cognitive behavioral therapy versus family therapy for treatment of anorexia nervosa. A qualitative study of cognitive behavioral therapy versus family therapy for treatment of anorexia nervosa includes various non-experimental components. Firstly, a statement of the problem introduces the prevalence of anorexia and the need for successful treatment in this disease which claims over 10 percent of those diagnosed. The statement of the problem is then followed by the purpose for the study, if any assumptions can be made and a qualitative review of the current methods of therapies. Several therapies have been used in the treatment of patients with anorexia which includes cognitive behavioral therapy, individual and group therapy, family therapy and pharmacotherapy as well as nutritional counseling. In this study, an assessment of the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy and that of family therapy are examined through a comparative view of current literature. Bibliography lists 23 sources.

  • Research Proposal for Head Start Program

    A 63 page paper that presents a research proposal project. Includes abstract. Chapter 1 includes: introduction, background, problem statement, purpose, definitions, hypothesis, research questions. Chapter 2 is the literature review, which is subdivided into the historical and legal background of Head Start and Early Head Start, including the program's mission, goals and outcome exceptions, and a report of research conducted over the years. Research studies that support and do not support the program are reported. The writer also points to the contradictions not only between research studies but also in the interpretation of the same data by different "experts." The writer also points to the expectations in terms of the original purpose of the program and he disparity between these. Chapter 3 is the Methods section and begins with comments and recommendations from the Head Start Bureau regarding research projects. The population to be studied is identified, assessment process, demographics to be considered. The results section comments on what the researcher might want to do. The Discussion section provides a hypothetical discussion of the study's results. Data are included. Bibliography lists 29 sources.

  • 2 First Person Sample Essays

    This 4 page paper contains two example first person essays. One essay examines the plight of a student who has to make a sound decision. The example used concerns an apartment rental. The second essay has two parts. The first involves a place of business where a decision is made based on erroneous assumptions. The second part involves black and white thinking. The issue chosen for the second part is abortion. No bibliography.

  • Article Critique/Nursing Older People

    A 3 page article critique drawn from Nursing Older People is a British-based nursing journal that specializes in providing informative, empirically-researched nursing articles that focus on the tasks involved in nursing the elderly. Smith (2006) conducted a research study that explored the informal practice theories that nurses employ when working with older patients, the sources of these theories and then compared them with related literature. This is a significant article because it moves beyond the scope of theory to show how nursing ideas are put into practice within a specific patient context. No additional sources cited.

  • Primary Care v. Team Nursing

    A 12 page research paper that examines this question in regards to the competing paradigms of team nursing versus primary care nursing. The writer offers a critical study of literature on this topic, which evaluates the pros and cons of each perspective in regards to the question of whether or not team nursing is the right course to take for a specific work environment. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Study on Health Status and Participation Critiqued

    A 6 page paper analyzing a study in nursing research published in a journal in 2004. The implications for nursing is that nurses should seek to reinforce patients’ decisions to initiate health behaviors at the outset, in an effort to call them back to the place where they applied critical thinking skills to arrive at a determination to begin health behaviors. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • 'Applying Airline Safety Practices to Medication Administration' Article Review

    An 8 page paper reviewing a quantitative nursing research article that won MedSurg Nursing’s writer’s award for its design and reporting. Published in 2003, the hypothesis of the study was that medication errors would be reduced if nurses followed the pre-flight checklist procedures required of airline flight crews. The results found indicate that it is directly applicable to being included in evidence-based practice as a goal to attain. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Nursing Education & A Humanities Fieldtrip

    A 5 page paper that offers a nursing student suggestions for how to organize a fieldtrip that focuses on an aspect of humanities studies for a group of learners consisting of nursing students. The writer suggests a fieldtrip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. A discussion of the role of the humanities in nursing education is also included. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Public Transportation and the Use of Compressed Natural Gas

    This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of the use of compressed natural gas for public transportation. The case study of the DC metro area is utilized. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Efficacy of Tutoring Programs & Math

    A 10 page research paper that offers a template to a student researcher on how to go about conducting a proposed research study that examines the effect of 2 types of tutoring programs, peer-tutoring and a math content master lab, on academic achievement using a sample group of African American special education students within inclusive classrooms. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • NYC's DOT

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of the city's DOT. The responsibilities of the department are discussed as are the roles of the officials in the administration. The department is used as an example for someone studying city government organizations. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Women's Athletics, Success, and Motivation

    A 15 page research paper that examines this topic. While there are similarities between these elements for male and female athletes, it is also true that for women, there are obstacles to motivation and confidence that stem from social and cultural beliefs. Due to this fact, the writer first begins with an examination of historical background on women's sports, but then quickly proceeds to discussing current studies that address motivation and success. Topics also addressed include women in coaching and successful women athletes. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • VALUATION OF REEBY SPORTS

    This 3-page paper focuses on a case study dealing with valuation of a sports equipment shop. The typic includes discussion of future growth earnings and p/e ratios. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Educating Nurses on the Importance of Clean Scissors

    This 8 page paper is a design for a nurse educational program on cleaning scissors. The paper presents the rationale for the study, learner goals, an outline of the content, the educational approach; resources needed and process of evaluation. The program is designed so it can be adapted for nurses at different stages of their career. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Article Critique/Nurses & Tobacco

    A 7 page article critique that addresses research performed by Heath, et al (2004). The writer summarizes and analyzes the various section of this qualitative study, which addresses tobacco-use by nurses. No other sources cited.

  • Health Policy and the Role of Public Health Nurses

    A 6 page paper assessing three studies addressing nurses' ability to influence public health care policy. How much direct influence nurses can have on policy-making does not appear to be clear, but likely is greater than many nurses perceive. Particularly in the area of public health, nurses' roles appear to be weighted more to the traditional roles than in other areas of health care though actually may not be. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Coping Strategies & Influences on Student Nurse

    A 4 page paper that offers a nursing study advice on how to write an essay that addresses coping/defense mechanisms and personal influences. Tutorial language is used. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Nurses Knowledge of Prevention Strategies for Constipation in Elderly Patients who are Bed Bound: A Health Promotion Study

    This 20 page paper provides an overview of a health promotion study about the nature of constipation in elderly bed bound patients. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • Transformational Leadership/Nurse Retention

    A 15 page research paper that offers a literature review that focuses on defining the concept of transformational leadership and, in so doing, also focuses on discerning what empirical studies reveal about hospital management's effectiveness at educating staff on the benefits of the transformational leadership paradigm. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Nurse Anesthetist Issues

    A 3 page research paper in which the writer looks at ethical issues from the perspective of certified registered nurse anesthetists. A study exploring ethical issues and Army nurse anesthetists is discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Nurse Education: Lesson Plan for Navigating a User Crisis

    A 5 page paper discussing learner characteristics, developmental stages and readiness to learn for a group of mental health nurses when devising a lesson plan for handling users in crisis. An appendix discusses the ASSURE model and provides a lesson plan overview for a five-session course of study employing lecture, role play and demonstration. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Overview and Analysis of Spatial Ecology

    This 5 page paper gives an overview of spatial ecology and analysis. Problems with this type of research and theory are presented. Examples of studies done utilizing spacial patterning of biodiverse groups given. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Concepts and Terms Used in the Study of Organizational Behavior

    This 3 page paper defines several terms and concepts that are found within the study of organizational behavior, including organizational behavior, organizational culture, diversity, corporate social responsibility, and organizational effectiveness and efficiency. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Accounting Questions

    This 5 page paper answers questions concerning the way account takes place. The first looks at a case study to examine the way the practices fit in with the hierarchy of accounting qualities. The paper then considers the way in which accounting standards are set within the US and discusses whether the standards should be the same for all types of organization.

  • Investment Assessment Questions

    This 12 page paper examines two case studies provided by the student and assesses investment opportunities. The first case considers two mining investment opportunities and performs a risk adjusted NPN and a NPV using sensitivity analysis techniques. The second case looks at the way an investor may choose shares, the role that the beta and risk and reward play and compares the results of some shares to the expected results using CAPM. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Christianity Versus Islam : Prayer And Study

    A 5 page paper that discusses prayer in Christianity and prayer in Islam. The paper explains the five prayer timings in Islam and how members of each religion practice prayer. The paper also discusses study in each religion. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • ITC eChopaul Case Study

    This 8 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student where ICT Ltd introduce a system called ‘eChopaul’ in order to create value in the supply chain for for soybeans in India. The writer answers four questions. The questions look at the objectives of the eChopaul system, the principles if supply chain management are seen, how it adds value and whether or not all parties to the transaction under the older system can still be ‘winners’ with the new system. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • The ITC eChoupal Initiative

    This 17 page paper is based on a Harvard Business School case study provided by the student. ITC have developed the eChoupal initiative, a system aimed at improving efficiency and value within the supply chain in a rural area of India. The paper looks at four issues; we objectives behind the initiative and the problems which were faced, the principles of supply chain management which present in the initiative, the ways in which value is created and whether or not the model of the eChoupal is transferable. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Merger Between Jaguar and Ford

    This 4 page paper presents an analysis of this case study provided by a student. Notes and data are used to evaluate what went wrong with the Jaguars after Ford's acquisition of the company. No bibliography.

  • Brook and Tseng's Research on the Correlation Between Negativity and Anger in Toddlers and Drug Use by Parents

    A 3 page overview of this 1996 study published in “Genetic, Social & General Psychology Monographs”. This paper reviews the researchers’ hypotheses, methods and conclusion. The researchers find that the mediational model hypothesis that one parental factor is capable of mediating the impact of another parental factor in terms of child behavior is supported.

  • Studying Interpersonal Communications

    This 5-page paper is a study of interpersonal communications, and strengths and weaknesses some people might exhibit in this field. The paper discusses various steps to solid interpersonal communication as well. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • NJ and Turnover Rates of Teachers

    This 60 page paper provides an overview of a study of methods for improving motivation, support, satisfaction and retention for educators in New Jersey. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • Juvenile and Adult Courts: A Comparative Study:

    In ten pages this paper compares and contrasts the juvenile and adult court systems in a study that includes an overview of the juvenile justice system, point comparisons between juvenile and adult courts, pros and cons of juvenile court from a youth offender’s perspective, societal implications of abolishing juvenile court, and future juvenile justice system recommendations are also included. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Issues of Socialization and Achievement in Homeschooling

    A 5 page paper. Homeschooling has become a definite trend in this country. More and more children are being schooled at home by their parents. Opponents argue these children will suffer both academically and socially. This essay demonstrates through studies that neither of these arguments are valid. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Globalization, Banking, and Mergers

    Mega Mergers - The Benchmark of Banking in a Globalized World: An 8 page paper that presents a case study comparison between the successful Chase Manhattan and Chemical Bank merger of 1996 and the recent failed merger attempt of Germany's Deutsche and Dresdner Banks. Discussed are the major factors that surrounded each of these mergers as well as the reasons why one merger succeeded and the other failed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Huffman Trucking Case Study

    This 30 page paper is a case study on the fictitious company Huffman Trucking. The company is successful and growing, but a major competitor is growing at a faster rate and Huffman ant to compete more effectively. The CEO has decided that the firm should adopt a customer centric strategy. The paper examines the situation and the potential solutions focusing on internal marketing as a key strategy. The bibliography cites 23 sources.

  • Organizational Behavior And Teamwork

    This 14 page paper begins with a definition and an historical overview of the study of organizational behavior. The writer explains how organizations are defined and described and the many different aspects of organizational behavior and what affects organizational behavior. The writer then discusses teamwork and its relationship to organizational behavior, the obstacles to successful teamwork, the need to consider diversity and how this issue may be addressed, the group development process and the need for training. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Human Resources Case Study

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of a case study of a problem in human resources. This paper looks at negotiation processes, including the use of arbitration.

  • Case Study on HR Planning Issues

    This 6 page paper uses a case study as a springboard for discussion on HR planning. The design of a procedure manual, creation of a mission statement and corporate objectives are all included. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • New Building Financing and Malaysia Construction

    This 20 page paper considers the way in which the financing of building in Malaysia, with a move towards utilising the value in the finished buildings to contra pay the subcontracts and meet debts. The writer looks at why this has come about, the alternatives and uses a case study of South Malaysia Industries Bhd (SMI). The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • The Corporate Culture at Google

    This 4 page paper is a case study examining the culture and practices at Google, determining how or why they are positive and therefore not this makes the company an attractive and desirable company for student seeking employment. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • CASE STUDY - BIG WAVE CRUISE

    This 9-page paper focuses on a case study, detailing how a human resources director can turn around a poor-performing staff of a cruise. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Rondo; Foreign Loan

    This 5 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student. A company is considering taking a loan in a foreign currency, the repayments are calculated and a comparison made with a home currency loan. The potential of hedging is then discussed. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • The Potential of the Energy Drink Market

    This 11 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student, considering whether the Dr Pepper Snapple Group should enter into the energy drinks market, competing with companies such as Red Bull, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. The paper examines the characteristics of the energy drink market, and considers the potential target market, looks at the way in which the company may enter the market provides a potential financial projection for the first two years. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Studies of Employee Absenteeism

    This 5 page paper looks at several studies related to employee absenteeism. Psychological reasons are explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Anorexia Nervosa (Case Study Analysis)

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of the condition through examining the life of a 16 year old who suffers from it. The case study presented is fictitious. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • First Responder Case Study Analysis

    This 9 page analysis responds to a case study. The paper explores what first responders do when they first come to a scene. Biological and chemical hazards are addressed. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Butler Lumber Case Study

    This 6 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Lumber Butler is a successful company but is having cash flow problems. The paper answers 4 questions set by the student, the first looks at the performance of the firm. The second considers why there is a need for more working capital. The third looks at the amount needed and the last question is a projection of the income statement and balance sheet for the forthcoming year. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Darka Case Study

    This 6 page paper is based in a case study provided by a student. A company has decided to make changes to his accounting policies and his undertaken some financial transactions. The paper considers the way that these events should be treated according to international accounting standards. Subjects discussed include accounting for leases, the capitalization of interest on the creation of assets, revaluing fixed assets, making provisions for closure of the department and accounting for shares bought in another firm. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Business Intelligence Acquisition Approaches

    A 12 page paper discussing approaches to acquiring business intelligence tools such as hardware and software, and then presenting proposed methods and anticipated results of a study seeking to determine whether organizations seek "best of breed" solutions or those that provide a "best fit" with existing infrastructure. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Employee Favouritism

    This 11 page paper is a research proposal to study the impact of employee favouritism on the workplace environment. The paper gives an introduction with the research questions to be answered. The paper then presents a literature review and a methodology to be used for primary research. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Research Proposal on a Rental Equipment Business's Management Information Systems

    This 10 page paper is a research proposal for a project to study the use of information system in the rental trade. This is a proposal that outlines the questions, undertakes a brief literature reviews before outlining a methodology and a time plan to undertake the project. The bibliography cities 9 sources.

  • Antismoking Advertising Campaign Verification

    A 6 page research paper that addresses the fact that claims are frequently made in advertising that have not been proven with empirical evidence. Relative to this, the writer examines an ad that has been featured in national anti-smoking campaigns relative to its efficacy and proposes a research study that could verify whether or not the ad is true. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Research Proposal Regarding a Study of Institutionalized Elderly and Depression

    This 8 page paper provides an overview of a proposal for a research study on the issue of depression in the elderly population. This paper specifically looks at institutionalized elderly and the impacts of variables that determine the onset of depression. Further, this paper also considers the issue of mortality and the link to depression, and the application of a holistic nursing model to address depression.

  • Health Promotion Proposal/Childhood Obesity

    A 12 page research paper, which includes a 1 page abstract, which presents a health promotion proposal study that addresses the problem of childhood obesity and focuses on a proposed intervention that would be geared toward educating and helping the parents of toddlers to establish good eating habits early in life. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Students Who Are Mentally Retarded and Classroom Inclusion

    A 14 page paper that includes an introduction, definitions, problem statement/objective, hypotheses, literature review and methodology for a research proposal. The proposed study would explore perceptions/opinions of a select group of participants regarding inclusion of students with mental retardation. The literature review points to the dearth of empirical evidence that supports inclusion in all cases. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Safety and Health

    This 15 page paper proposes a health and safety research project to look at the tools of assessment and how suitable they are to measure unseen risk, such as air quality. The paper gives a justification of the study, the aims and methods, a time table and a literature review examines models that may be used and the risks of poor air quality. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

  • Junior Reserves Officer Training Program

    A 6 page paper. Many high schools include JROTC Programs and they have been able to attribute various successes to these programs. The programs enhance self-esteem and self-confidence and they train students in leadership and problem solving. While students with learning disabilities have been successful in these programs, this researcher could not find any research that addressed the mentally challenged student. This paper presents a research study proposal that focuses on how this program might help mentally challenged students. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Methodology Proposal on Depression and Obesity

    This 4 page paper provides the methodology section of a study proposal. Included are: operational definitions of depression, overweight and obesity, a description of the sample population, data collection and a brief description of the research design. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Includes a 1 page outline.

  • The Role of Leadership in TQM Implementation; A Research Proposal

    This 14 page paper is a research proposal to assess the influence of leadership in the way TQM is introduced into a firm. The paper gives an introduction with research questions and justification, a short literature review, proposes a methodology using several case studies for qualitative research and then reflects on potential problems and the ethical issues of the research before presenting a conclusion and a schedule for the project. The bibliography cites 34 sources.

  • Research Proposal on CPI and the Five Factor Personality Model

    This 16 page paper is an example of a research proposal. In this case the research proposal concerns the testing of the Five Factor Model of personality testing against the 'California Psychological Inventory (CPI). The paper looks at the construct and theory behind the model and then goes on to a brief literary review before proposing a research study. The final part of the paper looks at the strengths and weaknesses of the proposal. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Margin Trading and Its Potential Impact on Developing Market Stock Exchanges; A Research Proposal

    This 10 page paper is a research proposal and methodology to investigate the impact of margin trading on stock exchanges, to determine whether it is likely to increase volatility or aid with stability, with special attention to developing countries stock exchanges. The paper includes an in-depth methodology proposing the study of a developing nation that allows margin trading. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • The Impact of Vertical Integration on Health Care Systems

    A 12 page proposal for a study on the impacts of vertical integration on administrations in health care systems. This proposal supports the thesis that effective administrative processes, including management philosophies and information systems are necessary for the cost effective use of vertical integration. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Organizational Efficiency and Cloud Computing: A Research Proposal

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of cloud computing and organizational efficiency. A quantitative study is proposed to establish a correlation between the two. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Shift Work and Human Research Management: A Research Proposal

    This 22 page paper provides an overview of the use of shiftwork and the problems related to it. This is a proposed study of an industrial population. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

  • Research Proposal for Assessing Dialysis Patient Mortality Rates by Comparing Cellulose Acetate Dialyzers and Polysulfone Membrane Dialyzers

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of a research proposal that provides comparison of cellulose acetate dialyzers and polysulfone membrane dialyzers and mortality rates in dialysis patients. This paper introduces the problem, outlines the significant of the study, asserts a research hypothesis, and provides a review of the current literature that considers this issue. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Research Proposal on Aggressive Behavior and the Effects of Video Game Playing

    A 6 page research paper that outlines a proposed research study on a hypothesized correlation between increased aggressive behavior in children and adolescents and playing video games. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Asthma: A Research Proposal

    A 10 page discussion of the genetic and environmental correlations of asthma. This paper presents a study designed to educate genetically at-risk families in Harlem NY and to track those families over time to assess program benefits. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Charitable Donations and Honesty Research

    A 5 page paper that presents a research proposal designed to determine the degree of ethical responsibility and honesty of charitable donations displayed by different socioeconomic groups in an unobserved environment. Included are detailed instructions in the construction of the hidden camera methodology proposed by this research, reviews of previous research findings, and projected outcome of the study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Airline Industry - Profitability And Risk Management

    This 10 page paper is the beginning proposal for a research study that asks if there is a relationship between operational risk management and profitability in the airline industry. The paper presents the problem, the questions, an overview of the literature on the topics and the research design. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Prostate Cancer and Quality of Life

    A 5 page research paper that offers a proposal for a qualitative study that would investigate qualify of life issues for a prostate cancer patient and his life partner. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Proposal for Research to Assess the Value of Reverse Logistics

    A Research Proposal This 9 page paper is a proposal to assess the importance of reverse logistics as a part of the supply chain. The proposal looks at the background to the subject and why the study is important, presents a brief literature review and a proposal for a mixed methodology that may be used to complete the primary research. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Classrooms That Are Graded versus Nongraded

    A 15 page research paper that presents the suggested framework for a proposed study on performance of student in nongraded classrooms as compared to student in graded classrooms on standardized tests. The writer offers extensive background material and a broad literature review as well as suggestions for methodology. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

  • Employee Motivation and Commitment and the Impact of Management Style Research Proposal

    A 4 page research proposal describing a qualitative study into employee attitudes and preferences in manager characteristics and style. The researchers expect that results will indicate that more participatory and democratic forms of management style will be far more beneficial than any autocratic approach we may find. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • A Research Proposal for US Acculturation

    This 15 page paper provides an overview of a research study on acculturation in the United States. This paper is a research proposal, which includes a review of literature and methodology. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • An Evaluation of the Research Proposal 'Early Reading Program As an Intervention to Reduce the Need for and Negative Effects of Social Promotion Among African American Males Grades K-12'

    This 8 page paper provides an overview of a proposal for a study of An Early Reading Program As an Intervention to Reduce the Need for and Negative Effects of Social Promotion Among African American Males Grades K-12. This paper includes a outline of the proposal. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Market Research Proposal

    This 3 page paper is a proposal for market research to help a hotel chain determine whether or not they could save money by decreasing the quality of the bedding and the towels. The proposal contains the aims of the study and a methodology is presented.

  • Managing Conflict in Brazil

    A 4 page paper that discusses a proposal to offer training in conflict management in organizations in Brazil. A recent global study regarding the costs and frequency of conflict is reported. The writer explains why the proposal is good and why it would work. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • The Influences of Advertising on the Behavior and Values of Children; A Research Proposal

    This 3 page paper is a research proposal to study the impact that advertising has on the behavior and values of children under the age of 8. The proposal gives an introduction, hypothesis, justification for the research briefly outlines a methodology. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • The Role of Leadership in TQM Implementation; A Research Proposal

    This 11 page paper is a research proposal into the role of leadership when implementing TQM. The research is outlined, including the main research question and sub questions and justification for the research. A literature review is provided, followed by a methodology utilizing a case study. The proposal also includes a research schedule. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • How Employees View Technology/A Research Proposal

    A 5 page paper proposing research into workers’ acceptance of the growing role of technology in their jobs, using the world’s leading producer of oil and natural gas as the ground from which the sample is taken for the qualitative study being proposed. An appendix contains the 20 questions tentatively proposed to comprise the questionnaire that will be used for data collection. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Customer Satisfaction Action Research

    A 25 page paper providing methodology and proposal sections of a larger paper addressing airport customer service. The methodology section discusses the nature of action research at length and includes brief discussions of the case study and survey methods of qualitative research that will be employed as well. The proposal section fully describes 4 iterations of the action research project. Includes a table and 3 diagrams. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Proposal for Outreach Education in a Community Needs Assessment

    A 3 page proposal for conducting a needs assessment of community outreach education efforts targeting health care issues. Designs a study incorporating qualitative input from independent focus groups and representatives from various governmental and private agencies regarding the effectiveness of existing outreach programs and specific community needs. Anticipates that coupling this qualitative input with quantitative information retrieved from the U.S. Census Bureau will aid the design of stand-alone, financially independent, outreach education programs within a three year time frame.

  • Children and the Psychosocial Effects of Television Violence

    A 6 page research proposal for studying the topic question: does violence on television have an impact on children. Controversy and debate have raged for at least three decades on this question. Meanwhile, the level of violent acts committed on television shows during prime-time, including the family hour, has increased steadily. A brief search of the literature suggests that TV violence does have an impact on children's behaviors and level of sensitivity.

  • Research into the Use of CRM in a Kazakhstan Hotel

    This 5 page paper is a proposal for a study to look at the best type of CRM to use in a hotel in Kazakhstan. The paper includes an introduction, objectives, brief literature review and presents an outline methodology for primary research. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Research Proposal on College Students and Their Attitudes About Smoking

    A 12 page proposal for a questionnaire-based study is presented which is designed to quantitatively assess student smoking and attitudes toward smoking. A review of the literature is presented which details both the known health impacts of smoking and exposure to secondary smoke and the known correlation between an individual’s attitude and their smoking status. Includes a 13 question survey. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Pet Therapy Proposa

    A 3 page research paper that takes the form of a research proposal to design a study to evaluate the efficacy of animal assisted therapy. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Computer System Development

    This 6 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student and summarised the problem, the need to develop a computer network for a doctors surgery that will allow connections to the hospital and the doctors home and then carry out a requirements analysis. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Change at Nissan

    This 6 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The first part of the paper examines the systems and structures that were utilized and implementation of the Nissan renewal plan (NRP). The second part of the paper critically examines the way in which leadership took place to facilitate the design and implementation of the NRP. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Capacity Planning: The Strategic Value

    This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of capacity planning. Using Telemarketing Incorporated as a case study, trends are derived from numerical data and strategic initiatives to expand capacity are presented. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Gumdrop Northern: A Business Ethics Memorandum

    This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of business ethics. A hypothetical case study is used to analyze various breaches of ethics, both civil and criminal. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Ryanair - Competitive Advantages and Main Competitor

    This 15 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student, and examines the competitive position of Ryanair in 1999. The first part of the paper looks at the competitive advantages that the company has been able to develop, and discusses the way that value is added. Second part of the paper discusses whether or not the competitive advantages are sustainable and identifies the most likely competitor. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • WACC and NPV for Gilliermo

    This 7 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Gilliero Furniture has to make a decision regarding three potential strategies. The paper examines these from a financial perceptive, calculating the weighed average cost of capital (WACC) and using this to undertake three net present value (NPV) calculations. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Decision Making and Accountability in Enterprise Application Integration

    This is an 11 page paper that provides an overview of enterprise application integration. In particular, a case study is used to assess whether the implementation of such integration is a business or technological decision. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Home Runs at Coors Field - A Statistical Review

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of statistical review. The case study of home runs flying further at Coors Field is used to demonstrate the process of analysis. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Project Management and the Value of Communication

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of communication in project management. A hypothetical case study is used to highlight the theme. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Medical Practice: How Insurance Changed the Industry

    This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of how the medical profession has changed since managed care. A hypothetical case study of Dr. Louis Mickael is presented to analyze the forces at work. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Fictitious Case Study on Workplace Sexual Harassment

    This 6 page paper provides a fictitious case study, provided by a student, regarding a sexual harassment scenario where a female boss has created a hostile environment for one of her male employees. General information regarding harassment is provided, including the relevance of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Much of the paper comprises a memo written to the CEO concerning the matter. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Case Studies on Sexual Harassment in the U.S. and France

    This 15 page paper discusses the issue of sexual harssment in the workplace, the laws, the litigation, study cases, examples, quotes, predictions, and a comparison of the United States laws to those in France. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Military and Sexual Harassment

    This 10 page paper discusses the issues of sexual harassment in the military, with emphasis on harassment of women. Harassment of gay men is also discussed, though more briefly. The paper also presents a fictional case study of an incident of sexual harassment. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Case Study on Sexual Harassment in an Agency

    This 8 page paper examines this issue by looking at a particular agency. The agency is used as a case study. However, the issue is explored in depth and a great deal of support is provided. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Marketing Decisions for the Italian Launch of Pringles

    This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Procter & Gamble are preparing to launch Pringles in Italy, a number of relevant issues concerning this decision are discussed, including the flavors it should be used, the marketing message, the distribution medium and a price. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Proposed Compliance Plan for Riordan Manufacturing

    This 11 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student, and presents a potential compliance plan which may be utilized by the fictitious company, with the aim of reducing potential liability of the company's officers, including issues such as product liability and risk mitigation. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Cross-Cultural Management Solution for Riordan Manufacturing

    The 16 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student; Riordan Manufacturing has opened a new facility in Hangzhou, which is employing a cross-cultural workforce. The paper presents a plan to provide a solution to implement cross-cultural management, looking at the option of diversity management and the quality management. The paper looks at the potential solutions and presents an implementation plan. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Case Study of Processes at Mario’s

    This 5 page paper is based on a fictitious case study supplied by the student. The pizza restaurant is not operating at maximum efficiency, using an online simulation the best way to arrange the operations, looking at issues such the table arrangement, ordering system and ovens that are used.

  • Assessment of the Position of General Mills in the Ready to Eat Cereal Market

    This 20 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. General Mills are active within the ready to eat cereal market and are facing a changes, the changes are considered and advance given regarding future strategies, The paper looks at how and why the industry had been able to remain highly profitable for so long, what changes where occurring with the entrance of private labels and the reaction of General Mills. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Income and WACC Assessment For Guillermo Furniture Limited

    This 6 page paper is written using a fictitious case study provided by the student. The options faced by the firm are assess, the net income is calculated and the weighted average cost of capital is assessed. All calculations are shown. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Planning an Expansion

    This 12 page paper looks at the case study supplied by the student, examining a regional company which is manufacturing and selling cellular telephones. The paper explores the current position of the company, and then presents a strategy for the company to expand nationally and internationally based on the development of a new product. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Pacific Oil and Reliant Chemicals Negotiations

    This 3 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. A contract is being negotiated, the issues with the negotiation are discussed looking at the problem and the way that the weak position of Pacific oil may be strengthen.

  • Interclean Training and Mentoring Program

    This 7 page paper is based on a case study where a firm need to implement a new training and mentoring program to develop team based customer centric selling practices. The paper cites 7 sources.

  • Exchange Rate Questions

    This 8 page paper looks at the case study supplied by the student and answers a number of different questions regarding the Singapore currency exchange and the MAS. Issues such as the difference between a floating and fixed currency exchange mechanism, the unholy trinity in the way in which Singapore has managed is strange rate in the period up to 2001 are all discussed. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Vanguard Pricing Decision

    This 3 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. Compressor Controls Corp., has to decide what price they will use to bid for a contract ion India. The paper assesses the relevant issues and suggests a price. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Assessing and Implementing Internal Marketing at Huffman Trucking

    This 11 page paper is based on the case study supplied by the student. Huffman Trucking needs to make some changes. The paper considers the problems, looks at the state division of the company and discusses the alternative solutions before determining the optimum solution and putting forward and implementation plan. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Planning and Assessments for Information Systems Development

    In The Development Of Information Systems This 16 page paper considers the need and importance of a strong comprehensive assessment and analysis of system requirements and needs in order to information systems to be developed that will enable for the systems to be successful. The required elements and potential failing are considered in a comprehensive manner and then applied to a real world case study. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Developing a Project Budget

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. A company is to undertake a project to examine the process of manufacture of widgets, with the aim of improving the process. The paper presents situation of way in a single take place, identifying different direct overhead costs, creating a time phased budget considering how costs may be reduced and assessing potential risks. Bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Third Cycle Investment Recommendation for Aquine

    This 3 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Aquine Watches are seeing a decline in their mechanical watch sales. The paper is written as a memo, presenting a recommendation for investment in the third cycle, based on the underlying problem in the firm, identifying where the money should be spent and why the recommendations were being made. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Business in a Niche Market - The Competitive Advantages

    This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of niche markets. Urban Outfitters is used as a case study to highlight the competitive advantages inherent in niche businesses. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Project Management - the Failure of the Tacoma Bridge

    This 3 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Two questions unanswered, identifying the risks which were present when the first Tacoma Bridge was designed and built in the 1940s, and the way in which risk could be mitigated. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Budget Variance

    This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Several areas of expenditure identified within management accounts, with the actual spending compared the budget spending, presented some speculation regarding possible reasons for the variance. The second part of the paper considers potential benchmarks which may be utilized in order to increase the accuracy of future forecasting. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Plan for The Custom Woodworking Company

    This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student, using the data provided a plan fore the project is developed, gathering facts, looking at alternatives and determining the priorities and ways success will be measured, The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • Facing Challenges Similar to McBride

    This 3 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Two issues faced by the firm are identified; how to use pay as an incentive and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Two other companies that have dealt wit the same issues are identified and their solutions are assessed. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • HRM at Riordan Hangzhou Plant

    This 9 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Riordan Manufacturing has opened a new facility in Hangzhou, but due to local labor shortages they are bringing in workers from other areas. The paper looks at the issue of diversity management, looking at the situation, the perspectives of the stakeholders and alterative solutions. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • The Corporate Culture at Google

    This 4 page paper is a case study examining the culture and practices at Google, determining how or why they are positive and therefore not this makes the company an attractive and desirable company for student seeking employment. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • HRM Gap Analysis for Riordan’s Hangzhou Facility

    This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Riordan have opened a new factory at Hangzhou in China, but due to local labor shortages there are workers employed form a number of different countries. There is recognition that there needs to be cross cultural management of the employees. This paper looks at the situation, the issues and opportunities as well as the end state vision in order to identify the gaps. The bibliography cites 1 source.

  • McBride Case Study - Problems and Solution

    This 8 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student, McBride Financial Services, a fictitious company, are facing challenges, they need to adapt and change and meet regulatory requirements. The paper gives a problem solution. Looks at the issues and opportunities, considers the stakeholder perspectives, the potential solutions and the presents optimal solution. The bibliography sites 4 sources.

  • Analysis of the Sullivan Ford Auto World Case

    This 6 page paper examines a case study that appears in a text by Lovelock and Wirtz. The eight Ps of marketing are discussed. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Design through to Implementation at Riordan

    This 6 page paper is based on the case study provided by the student. Roirdan have decided implement a new IT system in HR department. The paper looks at the six stages to take the project from design through implementation, outlining stages of coding, testing, installation, documentation, training and support. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • The Commercial Choice between Equity and Debt As Capital

    This 5 page paper considers the case study supplied by the student concerning American Superconductor Corp., where the company has decided to switch capital raising using debt for capital raising using equity. The advantages and disadvantages associated which each of these choices is assessed before a recommendation is made regarding the best source of capital for the company. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • L'Oreal in China

    This 3 page paper examines the position of L'Oreal in China, following the acquisition of the Mininurse and Yue-sai brands and considers potential strategies which may be utilized by the company in China in order to increase their sales and market share. The paper is based on a case study provided by the student. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Proposal to Market to McBride Financial Services

    This 4 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. McBride Financial Services wants to market its mortgage services to four states in the US. The writer considers the potential target market and mediums of communication, using these considerations to present a potential marketing plan. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Recruitment Reorganization at the Australian Defense Force

    This 7 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student, concerning the way in which recruitment for the Australian Defense Force was changed. Specific questions that by the student answers, considering issues such as the environmental influences on the decision to change recruitment processes, the underlying theories which supported the process change and why the change appears to been so successful and the reasons why the human resource department was so important in implementing the change. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Information Gathering and System Design for Riordan Manufacturing

    Riordan Manufacturing, a fictitious company, decided to consider implementing a new IT system to support the HRM functions. This 7 page paper considers the aspects of information gathering and the approach to be utilized for the design of the system. The paper is based on the case study supplied by the student. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Danaher Case Study

    This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The paper answers four questions concerning why the multinational conglomerate, or holding company, Danaher has been so successful and the way in which they operate.

  • Case Study of AT&T's Staffing, Training, and How to Achieve HRM Effectiveness

    This 5 page report discusses issues relating to staffing, training, and management of the human factors of a large organization, especially during the process of major change. AT&T and its breakup into the Regional Bell Operating Companies in the early 1980s demonstrates the sort of processes HR must initiate and facilitate to assure that the organization’s employees remain focused and an active (and loyal) part of the organization. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Monster Networking Case Study

    A 15 page paper. Monster.com is the best known job search e-business in the world. In 2003, the company launched Monster Networking, a work-related social networking site. This essay begins with an overview of the history of Monster.com, its sale to TMP, its growth and competitors and the issues surrounding the Monster Networking site and its disappointing results. The problem is identified and discussed, alternative solutions are analyzed and discussed and a recommendation is made. This is based on a Harvard case study. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Relationship among Race, Ethnicity and Binge Drinking

    A 10 page paper which first defines binge drinking as the drinking of excessive amounts of alcohol in one episode and then identifies it as a phenomena is of serious concern in that it is not only life threatening but is increasing on a world wide basis. Asserts that while alcohol consumption man be decreasing among adults in many countries, the propensity for youth to engage in binge drinking appears to be increasing. Contends that an individual’s propensity for binge drinking is believed to be directly related to their ethnicity and/or race. Summarizes several studies which would appear to support that contention. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Workplace Absenteeism Management

    This 38 page paper considers the problem of absenteeism in the workplace. The writer considers the problems both theoretically with references to motivational theory such as Taylor and scientific management, and the humanist school of thought including Mayo and the Hawthorne studies, Ruskin and Maslow. The paper focuses on the UK and begins by considering if there really is a problem, using statistics to analyse the extent of cost and inconvenience absenteeism costs. The paper then examines why this may occur, how it can be controlled and cost minimised along some practical solutions, including real life examples, of how the problem of absenteeism has been successfully tackled. The bibliography cites 29 sources.

  • Case Study of Domino's Pizza

    6 pages in length. The writer discusses business ethics as it relates to Domino's delivery service problem and Satellite Telecommunications. No bibliography.

  • UK Marketing Demand and Organic Dairy Farming

    In this 40 page paper the UK organic dairy sector is examined. The development of the sector may be seen as a response for both environmental and consumer concerns. This market was once one that was buoyant providing a premium for organic farmers. However, the supply has now exceeds the demand. The result is that farmers in this sector need to adapt and change in order to retain the market and develop it so that they can survive as organic farmers. The current situation is that of a crossroads, depending on how the market develops and the way the dairy farmers influence that development will determine the future of the organic dairy farming and its’ produce. This paper argues that the farmers need to change the culture of producing and marketing organic dairy produce, looking at ways of developing the value chain, to add value and increase the demand for the product overall as well as reducing the level that is satisfied by the import market. Beginning with consideration of the dairy market and organic dairy farming in the UK, the history of the development of milk marketing is outlined to show how the current culture of lack of marketing or value adding exercises has developed. The paper then looks at the different influences that may impact on this, how value may be added and the different actions that both farmers and retail can and are taking to stimulate demand for organic products and a whole and also for that demand to be satisfied locally. The bibliography cites 29 sources.

  • Case Study: Askinosie Chocolate

    4 pages in length. The ethical/policy principles that seem important to Shawn Askinosie are those that improve the alliance between business and social foundations, which are reflected in Askinosie chocolate by virtue of his strict mission policies. Askinosie has set his sights upon making a premium quality dark chocolate in association with his quest to sidestep the traditional format of inequitable practices that took a majority of profits from the hands of those who actually grow the beans; with brokers and other middlemen entities, farmers retain meager financial support from selling their crop. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Circular Flow of Goods; A Case Study

    This 4 page paper summarizes an article that illustrates c case which demonstrates the circular flow of goods and services, focusing on the creation of income flow thought the development of a prison industry system. The paper looks at the way this leads to a circular flow and considers a contradictory opinion. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Case Study on Decision Making

    This 5 page paper answers five questions asked by the student concerning issues such as classifying decision making processes, Keirsey personality types, and which would be best for teaching the use of a computer system, the value of modelling, the use of an executive cube and the way that group decision-making support may be used. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Chapter 15 of the Gospel of Mark and an Exegesis of Lines 33 through 39

    A 12 page exegetical examination of this passage from the Mark's Gospel. This scriptural passage (Mark 15:33-39) is extremely dramatic as it conveys the events that make up the last moments before Christ's death. The following exegetical exploration of this passage, first of all, examines the passage verse-by-verse, using several versions of the Bible. Then, the origins of the Mark's Gospel are discussed. This examination of the passage under study discusses its authorship, its impetus from oral tradition and the period in which it was likely first put down on paper. Scholarly commentary on the meaning and significance of the passage is then discussed within the overall context of the Marcan gospel. This exegesis ends with reflection. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Possible Benefits Of Video Games On Academics & Academic Studies

    6 pages in length. The process of learning is comprised of myriad components over and above the conventional book approach that - studies have found - has a tendency to alienate certain types of students. Clearly, the collective population of learners can no longer be lumped into a single category for reaching academic achievement given the proven fact that people absorb information in a number of different ways; as such, today's teaching methods are utilizing alternative tools by which to reach students on all levels of comprehension, not the least of which includes the surprisingly beneficial aspect of video games. Dubbed as the 'joystick generation,' contemporary high school and college students have come to academically expand from using video games as a learning tool. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Training and Change

    This 8 page paper looks at a number of issues concerning training and HRM. The first part of the paper discusses the different ways people learn and the type of learning opportunities there may be in the work place. The second part of the paper considers how a training program may be developed for an employee. The third part of the paper looks at a case study supplied by the student (GFS) and discusses the organizational issues, the last part of the paper looks at the role managers can play in HRM teams during a period of organizational change. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Learned Influence Of Violence And Therapeutic Risks Of Treating Abused Children

    10 pages in length. The correlation between child abuse and subsequent emotional trauma is well documented; that the abusive cycle remains with the child into adulthood illustrates the deep-seated impact such an invasion has upon the individual. Also studied to a certain degree is the risk factors involved with therapeutic treatment applied to address post-traumatic impact. By the same token, child abuse has a tendency to encourage the same behavior in those who suffer the mistreatment, inasmuch as learned influence carries over and ultimately compels the abused adult to use violence to solve problems in his family. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • A Study of Anabaptist Reform

    A 12 page research paper that offers an examination of both primary and secondary sources offers an overview of Anabaptism, its background and history and then its theology. Through this discussion of sources, the focus will be on Anabaptist beliefs and why these beliefs resulted in brutal persecution of followers by both Protestant and Catholic authorities. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • How a Remote School District in Alaska Changed

    A 5 page paper. This school district covers 22,000 square miles in remote parts of Alaska. Three villages offer educational experiences for students, which are accessible only by small planes. Chugach began a reform movement in 1994 and has had remarkable success in terms of increasing student learning. This essay will explain the highlights of the reform including some of the things teachers had to change their attitude about. The essay also presents an abstract from a different study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Architecture of the Italian Renaissance

    A 5 page paper discussing the work of Filippo Brunelleschi, Andrea Palladio and Arnolfo di Cambio as being representative of Italian Renaissance architecture. A hallmark of the Renaissance was that it broke with the traditions of the Middle Ages in form and culture. Whereas the focus of the Middle Ages and the source of all knowledge had been in theology, the study of humanity was the focus of the Renaissance. Theological matters still were of great importance, but they were expressed in different terms. During the Renaissance, beauty came to be acceptable in its own right. Italian Renaissance architecture follows this progression of thought throughout the Renaissance period. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Ideology of Dr. Martin Luther King's Nonviolence and Global Terrorism Applications

    A 6 page analysis of the applicability of Dr. King's teachings in contemporary times. Although many blacks continue to adhere to the ideology of nonviolence, others feel that the end justifies the means. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Hospital Learning Community Development

    This 14 page paper begins by reporting and discussing the many definitions of 'learning community.' The paper then discusses how to develop a learning community in a hospital using a real case study as an example. The processes the hospital used are discussed, explained and related to the common elements of a learning community. The writer discusses the importance of the nurse executive's role in such a process by discussing the roles of a nurse executive. The final section is an outline of the steps recommended to develop a learning community in a hospital. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Frustrating Technology and Distance Learning

    5 pages in length. There was a time when students had to rely upon the traditional - and archaic - educational methods of attending class, abiding by the pre-established schedules of instructors, following a curriculum upon which they had little time to focus, as well as rearranging their lives to accommodate their schooling. This is no longer the case with the advent of telecommunications technology in the classroom -- the classroom being the privacy of the student's own home. Indeed, it is impossible to overlook the many benefits inherent to such programs as distance learning, video conferencing, interactive multimedia, knowledge-based systems and the Internet as they relate to education. Contemporary students have been given an opportunity unlike any who have studied before them: the chance to mold their educational needs to fit their individual lifestyles. However, along with the good comes the not-so-good in terms of technological frustrations that impede upon their progress. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Managerial Control, Organizational Learning, and Theory

    A 32 page paper discussing how these organizational characteristics can be matched with theory in devising a qualitative case study. Organizational culture, politics and power all combine to contribute to defining the organization. Each of these qualities is integral to every functioning organization, but extant literature indicates that they are only rarely considered as separate entities. Each can have direct effect on how well the organization is able to respond to changes in its markets, however. The paper discusses the characteristics and provides examples within the theories of Chris Argyris, Deming and others. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Bertrand Russell/On Denoting

    A 4 page research paper that discusses an aspect of Russell's career and philosophy. Between the publication of Principles of Mathematics in 1903 and his article "On Denoting" in 1905, the views of Bertrand Russell on the semantics of propositions in sentence that contain denoting phrases changed considerably. This examination of this factor in Russell's work looks at the impetus behind change and how the change expressed Russell's views on the relationship between the grammatical form of a denoting phrase and the logical form of the proposition that it expresses. In so doing, Russell logically connects the realms of logic in the study of mathematics and semantics. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • ICT School Strategies Development

    This 37 page paper examines the way in which strategies should be formulated for teaching information and communication technology ICT, or information technology (IT) on schools so that all students can leave with good IT skills. The paper is written with a full table of contents (not included in the page count), includes the research rationale and keys aims. An in-depth literature review is conducted, studying the different barriers that exist and the different approaches which may be used for curriculum design. The paper then presents some primary research (fictitious) to demonstrate how this can be presented and then tied in with the literature review. The paper needs with recommendations of future ICT teaching strategies. The paper focuses on UK secondary schools (years 7 – 13), but would be applicable to other countries and other areas of education. The bibliography cites 34 sources.

  • Case Study of Evans Shampoo

    This 6 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student. Evans, a shampoo manufacturer is due to launch a children’s shampoo with fewer chemicals, but it currently can damage hair that is treated wit a particular type of hair dye, usually used by elderly women. A competing firm, Cacti, know about this flaw and are threatening to release this information to the market. They are also preparing a shampoo for the same market. It will take another two weeks of research and development to perfect the product. The paper answers a range of questions including a stakeholder analysis, the way the decisions may be made, the balance of power, ethical approaches and a potential decision on strategy for Evans.

  • Evaluation of a CBT session

    A 7 page paper that presents an analysis of a cognitive behavior therapy session. While the script from the session is not included, the reader learns the highlights through the evaluative analysis. The writer comments on what the counselor did wrong and why. The client in the case is suffering from panic disorder, however, the condition is only mentioned, not explained. The writer also comments on further training the counselor may need. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Studies in Distance Education

    This 3 page paper analyzes three articles about distance education very briefly, and discusses what the concept of distance education comprises. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Behavior and the Influences of Nutrition

    A 7 page research paper that looks at this topic. There is an old saying that "You are what you eat," which refers, of course, that it is what we consume that provides the nutritional building blocks for the body. Considering the truth of this statement, a corollary would necessarily follow that what we eat, and therefore how the body and brain are constructed, necessarily affects the way we act. Researchers are, therefore, exploring the various ways in which nutrition impacts behavior. This body of data indicates that nutrition affects behavior in a profound manner. The writer particularly focuses on studies that examine the effect of nutrition on childhood development and behavior. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • The Criminal Justice System and the Issue of Racism

    6 pages in length. One of the most damning aspects of racial stereotypes as it relates to the criminal justice system is the manner in which all members of a particular race become grouped together for the actions of a relative few. By casting a negative light toward being Black, Mexican, Asian or any number of other ethnic races, the criminal justice system clearly demonstrates a great deal of ignorance and disrespect for that individual; just because someone is a member of a certain race does not mean that he or she represents any of the negative connotations associated with that race. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Singapore Contract Law

    This 8 page paper examines a contract law case posed by the student. A consumer makes a purchase by mail order, The goods sent differ to those ordered, and the seller refuses to accept them back. The paper examined the position of the seller and the consumers using case law and legislation. The paper is written with reference to Singapore law. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Psychological Diagnosis Case

    A 14 page paper. The case discussed is that of a 32-year-old man who is unable to hold jobs for any length of time. The initial interview with the therapist finds that this person has bipolar II disorder and major depressive disorder with suicidal ideation. Includes mental health status exam, DSM codes for diagnoses, treatment plan, etc. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • A Case Study, Social Phobia

    This 5 page research paper examines the case of a surgeon, Paul, a white male who has social phobia, giving the details of his case and discussing diagnostic issues. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • South African Breweries

    This 4 page paper looks at the case of South African Breweries, supplied by the student. The paper answers a set of questions, identifying the organizational structure, looking at the way the balanced scorecard framework may be applied to the firm, identification and assessment of potential expansion strategies. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Falls Regulation in New York

    This 3 page paper looks at the case of a New York hospital is discussing the regulations which are in place to help prevent and manage falls. Following consideration of the Jew York regulations for reporting, the paper presents a discussion on the appropriateness of the existing monitoring and data according processes of the hospital. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • NESTLE AND CHANGE CASE STUDY

    This 4-page paper answers questions about Nestle and its changes over the years. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Highest Quality Chocolate in Canada

    A 4 page paper that includes a one-page appendix. The paper analyzes Rogers’ Chocolates located in Canada. Included are a competitive analysis, strengths and capabilities, strategic position and completion, and recommendations, The Appendix presents Porter’s 5-force analysis. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Dysfunctional Family Counseling

    An 8 page paper that begins with a description of the family and its problems. The family therapy model that would be used is identified. The paper discusses the impact of policy and community resources for this family. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Case Study Ethnographic Phenomenology

    A 3 page paper that describes this approach to research. The paper explains the process and purposes. Case Study and Ethnographic research designs are also explained. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Employee Benefits Package Sample

    This 8 page paper offers a sample benefits package for management and non-management employees. The writer also comments on the reasons for providing the benefit and why there is a difference in certain benefits between management/executive and non-management employees. Benefits included are health, dental, vision, paid days off, including maternity leave, family leave, new father leave, holidays, sick days, vacation days, child care, and different retirement benefits, including profit sharing and stock options. Research has shown that having a generous employee benefits package attracts talented people to work for the company and keeps them once hired. For instance, studies have shown companies can save as much or more than $75,000 per year when child care assistance is offered. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Issues Pertaining to School Leadership Effectiveness

    This 7 page paper discusses specific issues related to effective school leadership: maintaining high faculty morale, parent involvement, and inservice training. The writer begins with confirmation of the importance of the principal and how the role of the principal has changed. Sergiovanni's nine essential tasks of the principal are also mentioned. Teacher morale is approached with a study that illustrates some of the many behaviors that positively or negatively affect teacher morale. Ideas to improve morale are provided. The writer then discusses the importance of parent involvement and how principals and teachers might gain more involvement. Finally, the issue of the importance of staff development or inservice training is discussed. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Case Study on Financial Liability

    This 10 page paper considers a complex case provided by the student which involves a stockbroker and a client where trading has taken place over the clients limit resulting in the client owing money to the stockbroker. The client wishes to defend this and also make a counter claim for losses. The writer consider contract law, SFA regulations and the law of tort. This paper is based on English law. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Case Studies on Medical Care's Informed Consent

    A 14 page analysis of informed consent. The author defines informed consist and identifies its critical elements. Three specific cases involving infants and the polarization of medical and parental opinion are analyzed in regard to consent, negligence, palliative care, and duty of care. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

  • Workplace Random Drug Testing

    This 5 page paper looks at a hypothetical case study submitted by a student. The scenario is based on NBC's E.R. television program. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Adolescent Peer Pressure and Advertising

    This 6 page report discusses the premise that advertising to adolescents often utilizes peer pressure as one of its strengths. Advertisers clearly recognize the purchase power of young consumers. As a result, they also capitalize on the knowledge that the junior high school years are a time of vulnerability to peer pressure and conformity. Studies have found that wearing certain types of clothing, especially brand-name apparel, is a way of "fitting in" for both “tweens” and teenagers. Understanding the impact of advertising on adolescents' attitudes is important for a number of reasons, not the least of which is their purchasing power. The ability of teens to spend money is substantial and undeniable. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Student Case Study on the Flying Pizza Restaurant Chain

    This 20 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student. Flying Pizza are a chain of upmarket pizza restaurants. One branch is under performing, has a terrible culture with low motivation and no training. The paper starts by looking at how change can be introduced and a training programme developed. The way in which learning styles will impact on training methods is considered in the second part of the paper, and the use of motivation theory and empowerment is looked at in the third part of the paper. Issues such as the development of an appraisal system and disciplinary and grievance procedures are also considered. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Pizza Restaurant Weaknesses Case Study

    This 4 page paper considers a case where are weaknesses in a pizza restaurant. These weaknesses are employee attendance, performance, and culture along with operating in a competitive influence with a large number of competing and substitute products/businesses. The paper uses several marketing models to look at the way the company may deal wit the weaknesses and gain more business. The models used are competitive advantage and differentiation, positioning and the 4 P’s. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Eighteenth Century Analysis of Poems "Little Black Boy" by William Blake, "Holy Willie's Prayer" by Robert Burns, and "We Are Seven" by William Wordsworth

    In four pages this paper contrasts and compares the style and poetry of each of these eighteenth century British poems. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Special Education - Case Study

    This 7 page paper responds to specific requirements. These include: networking with two sources to identify trends and hot topics in special education; having discussions with two principals about their experience with parent advocacy groups; discussing information with school special education coordinator; and identifying priority areas for the school. The three areas are assessing ELL students for learning disabilities, parent involvement and support for general education teachers. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Student Case Study on 3 Dimensional Printing

    This 3 page paper looks at a case supplied by the student and identifies the main points, such as the value of patents and the requirements for further commercial developments to take place.

  • Keyboard Skills and Further Technology

    7 pages in length. There is little question that learning keyboarding skills at the third grade level does, indeed, help improve technological skills later on in school. Part of the challenge of acquiring a good, sound education is getting the student interested in the lesson plan; while some are inherently good students, others require the extra added incentive that computer access offers. However, the child's interaction with the computer is only as effective as his keyboarding skills, which, as studies have begun to note, are just as essential as is understanding the programs. The writer discusses how learning keyboarding in the third grade helps to improve technological skills later on in school. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Cancer Patients and Cessation of Smoking Cessation

    A 9 page proposal for research into this topic. This study promises to be of even more importance than those of the past for special emphasis on head and neck cancer patients. The problem is that these cancers are most common in men between 40 and 60 with a history of smoking. While smoking rates throughout the country appear to be remaining steady around 25 percent, incidence of these cancers appear to be increasing. All of the patients are post-operative and so have the support of the controlled environment of the hospital during the worst period of withdrawal. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Article Review, Software Development Study

    A 3 page summary of a research article on software development. Research has suggested that user participation in the analysis stage of software development will be more significant to the overall success of software development than user participation in the design stage. Most of this research has focused only on project team members and not on operational users whose work will be impacted by the system being developed. Wu and Marakas designed a study that explored the “impact of operational end user participation in two important stages of the system development life cycle,” specifically, the analysis and design phrases of software development (Wu and Marakas, 2006, p. 127). No additional sources cited.

  • Improving Security Performance in an Organization with the Use of RFID Smart Cards and Biometric Data

    The 73 page paper is an in-depth look at the way in which technology may be utilized strategically in the form of a smart card, incorporating both biometric data and RFID technology in order to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of security within an organization. The paper presents an introduction to the subject, includes objectives as well as limitations. The majority the paper is made up of a literature review examining the role of strategy in security, the development and role of smartcards, including the underlying technology, the use of RFID and the value of biometrics. The methodology for research is provided. This is then applied to a case study. The bibliography cites 51 sources.

  • School Uniforms and Their Impact

    A 15 page paper. The debates and controversy about mandating students wear school uniforms have gone on for more than a decade. Proponents argue that school uniforms decrease violence, reduce crime, reduce the incidence of discipline and behavior problems and increase learning. Opponents argue that uniforms are a violation of student's right to express themselves and have no effect on discipline. Few empirical studies have been conducted to investigate this issue, instead, most of the evidence in support of uniforms is anecdotal but it is very compelling. This paper reports both anecdotal reports and empirical results regarding the impact of school uniforms. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • Studying the Terroist Groups the Red Army Fraction/Baader Meinhof Group, the Dashmesh Regiment, the Islamic Jamiat-i-Talaba, the North Korean Communist Group, and the Action Directe

    This is a 30 page paper studying five terrorist groups: their history, ideology, acts of terrorism and current status. The study of five terrorist groups, the Action Directe (AD), the North Korean Communist Group, the Islamic Jamiat-i-Talaba (IJT), the Dashmesh Regiment, and the Red Army Fraction (RAF) shows the extent extremists will go to further their causes in both the domestic and international arena. The Action Directe (AD) in France and the Red Army Fraction (RAF) in Germany were mostly active in the 1970s and 1980s when many of their leading members were imprisoned. Although not directly linked with any recent terrorist actions, the members of the AD and RAF are still actively associated with radical or political groups today. The North Korean Communist Group is considered one of the most viable terrorist threats of today as they are large, well-funded, still torture political prisoners and are believed to still manufacture nuclear, chemical and biological weaponry contrary to international agreements. The Islamic Jamiat-i-Talaba (IJT) as the student based affiliated of the political party Jamiat-i-Islami (JI) in Pakistan wish for the education of Islamic youth and for the formation of an Islamic state free of all Western deviant and capitalist influences and continue violent protests to promote this ideal. The recent war on terrorism against the Taliban in Afghanistan has led the IJT to believe that the increase in martyrs for their cause will only increase their recruitment for their group. Finally, the Dashmesh Regiment or 10th Regiment in Pakistan and India wish for a separate Sikh state called Khalistan which is currently on land in India. They have formed alliances with other national and international terrorist groups with the intent of getting their cause well known and have been responsible for several international acts of terrorism. Although their group was diminished when the Indian forces captured many of their leaders, international Sikh supported organizations have been formed in their place to continue their cause. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Schizophrenia and the Cultural Symptoms Developed by Marvin K. Opler

    The study of psychology revolves around the concept of the individual as an integral component of society. This 5 page paper investigates a 1959 study by Marvin K, Opler to determine how the variables of prediction for schizophrenia are derived. No additional sources are listed.

  • Just My Soul Responding: Rhythm and Blues, Black Consciousness and Race Relations by Brian Ward

    This 6 page report discusses Brian Ward’s 1998 book that looks at forty years of Black music in America and the ways in which its development paralleled that of the political and civil rights movements of the times. Ward makes the point that it was Rhythm and Blues that became the first musical genre to successfully permeate white American culture. As a cultural historian, Ward is able to eloquently present a number of fascinating correlations between white admiration for black music (and culture) and how it related to and still relates to racial inequalities. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • History and Societal Effects of Opium

    8 pages in length. Opium was the drug of choice during eighteenth- and nineteenth-century America. Popularized for its mood-altering capability, opium was first consumed in crude form and then later transformed into various recreational and medicinal strains. From the juice of the opium plant's poppy came laudanum and paragoric, two alcoholic extracts; black drop or Quaker's opium; and a preparation for smoking, of which the Chinese immigrants were particularly fond. However, crude opium was the most popularized form centuries ago, inasmuch as approximately ten percent of its composition is that of alkaloid morphine, its most powerful mood-altering ingredient. The writer discusses the history of opium usage, as well as contemporary efforts to curb opiate popularity. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Hypothetical Study on Children and the Impacts of Domestic Violence

    An 8 page paper which presents a hypothetical study, aimed at determining the impact domestic violence, as experienced in youth, has upon the incident of battering that exists in adulthood as it originates with the battered child who is now an adult. The study demonstrates that the child will stand a greater chance at growing up to be an abusive parent, or an abused parent, than children who do not grow up in homes where domestic violence exists. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • An Attention Deficit Disorder Hypothesis

    The job of teacher is inclusive of a number of diverse variables that are ever evolving and in need of individualization to each student. This 10 page paper presents a study with the hypothesis: teachers can be influential in the detection and treatment of ADHD as well as providing effective teaching strategies. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Patau's Syndrome: Trisomy 13

    19 pages in length. One infant in approximately every ten thousand live births will suffer from trisomy 13 chromosome defect, a genetic condition that is often not properly diagnosed until after the child has died just months after birth. This circumstance stems from the fact that an additional – and unwanted – chromosome has attached itself to the fetus’s forming DNA, throwing off the delicate balance required for normal development. Typically, the human body is comprised of millions of microscopic cells that each house many chromosomes, classified as the tiny particles which carry the blueprint for all the characteristics that we inherit. What becomes modified in a Patau’s Syndrome (trisomy 13 chromosome defect) infant is that either the father or the mother is carrying an extra chromosome that goes one over the usual limit; the excessive chromosome is what is responsible for the alteration in the baby’s growth and development, effectively creating physical and mental abnormalities. This additional chromosome occurs as a direct result of genetic mishap at the origin of the egg or sperm or at the first indication of cell division subsequent to conception. In one particular study, trisomy 13 was found as being most common in seventeen out of one hundred twenty-seven infants who were diagnosed with chromosomal syndromes. The writer offers an overview of trisomy 13. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

  • Best Sports Car BMW M3

    6 pages. The BMW M3 has been the subject of many articles and consumer report studies recently. Rating cars is not only just an annual task for automotive journalists but it is also a subject which auto enthusiasts look forward to eagerly each season. Did their favorite car make it to the top? What did the critics have to say about it? And do these opinions agree with those who actually own these cars? This paper focuses on the BMW M3 in the sports car class. For those who own the BMW M3 it is likely they will claim that hands down it is the best sports car they have ever driven. Although not all of the auto magazines rated the BMW M3 as number one, most owners will disagree. The BMW M3 has everything a driver wants in a sporty car. By looking at several magazine articles and talking to drivers of these well-made and handsome cars, it is easy to conduct our own survey. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Lidocaine Lubrication Possibilities in Endotracheal Intubation

    A 5 page overview of the endotrachael intubation and the possible benefits of lidocaine lubrication. Suggests a path of study to determine these benefits and points out that even problems such as sore throats which are considered trivial by health care providers can impact patient recovery and well-being. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Best Sports Car BMW M3

    6 pages. The BMW M3 has been the subject of many articles and consumer report studies recently. Rating cars is not only just an annual task for automotive journalists but it is also a subject which auto enthusiasts look forward to eagerly each season. Did their favorite car make it to the top? What did the critics have to say about it? And do these opinions agree with those who actually own these cars? This paper focuses on the BMW M3 in the sports car class. For those who own the BMW M3 it is likely they will claim that hands down it is the best sports car they have ever driven. Although not all of the auto magazines rated the BMW M3 as number one, most owners will disagree. The BMW M3 has everything a driver wants in a sporty car. By looking at several magazine articles and talking to drivers of these well-made and handsome cars, it is easy to conduct our own survey. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Math Assessment, Authentic Assessment Programs, and Inconsistencies

    This is a 10 page paper discussing the interpretative and inconsistent nature of math assessment and possible authentic assessment programs. Several issues relate to the inconsistent and interpretative nature of math assessment within the educational curricula today. Firstly, on a national basis, studies reveal the range in attitudes in regards to importance math assessment has in the overall educational curriculum. While math assessment is often mentioned, its importance does not seem as highly weighted as other aspects of assessment of school performance. Secondly, within the school systems themselves, teachers in mathematics vary a great deal in their teaching practices which can affect assessment; perception of their students’ abilities based on social factors and past performance; perception of the importance of national and consistent assessment; and desired learning outcomes. There are many educational assessment tools which are available. However, assessment tools vary in regards to their expense, time, and curriculum considerations which can affect whether or not the tool can be usefully applied. One of the goals of the U.S. educational system is be “the first in the world in mathematics and science achievement” and some educational programs are trying to fulfill this goal by not only developing consistent national education and assessment programs but programs which are comparative on an international scale, such as that found within the International Baccalaureate Program (IB). Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Lautreamont, Apollinaire and Black Humor

    A 18 page paper discussing these two pre-Surrealist writers' use of black humor as an anti-war technique. The paper focuses on two of their works, Apollinaire's Le Poete Assassine and Lautreamont's Les Chants de Maldoror. It also features an extended analysis on the changing conception of the function and techniques of comedy through the ages. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Bell Hooks' Postmodern Blackness

    A 7 page paper which discusses various aspects of the work on postmodern blackness, written by Bell Hooks. The work of Bell Hooks, especially in relationship to postmodern blackness which involves aesthetics and critical thought as attainable, if not possessed, by the black population, is considered incredibly controversial as well as contradictory. Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.

  • Water Quality and Groundwater Hydrology

    This 5 page paper relates the nature of groundwater studies, including groundwater hydrology and issues of water quality. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Human Behavior and the Effects of the Full Moon

    This 8 page paper discusses various scientific studies which support the idea that the moon affects human behavior. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Urban Studies and Transportation Planning

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of transportation planning as a part of urban studies. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Electronic Child Health Network - An Analysis

    This 10-page paper analyzes the case study entitled "Electronic Child Health Network," detailing an e-health network in Canada. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • OZONE DEPLETION AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR MEASUREMENT

    This 3-page paper examines technologies used for the study of ozone depletion. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • BMW "Newness" and the Product Life Cycle (Case Study Analysis)

    This 4 page case study analysis focuses on the product life cycle. No bibliography.

  • Case Study of Barco Projection Systems

    In 5 pages, the author does a case study on Barco Projection Systems. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Home Video Game Industry Case Study

    This 4 page paper, which discusses various aspects of the home video game industry, is based entirely on a case study.

  • Social Work Examination of Postsecondary Binge Drinking

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of a potential study on binge drinking. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Human Resources - Two Case Studies

    This 10 page paper outlines two different case studies in human resources. This paper considers the issues raised and possible solutions.

  • Master of Liberal Arts' Program Letter of Educational Intent

    A 4 page letter of intent to be used for admission into a Master’s of Liberal Arts program. The student’s area of undergraduate study was economics; s/he now seeks to study Modern Political Theory; Issues in Contemporary Theology; Globalization and Identity; Americans and a Sense of Place; Religion in America; and The Catholic Vision within an economics context. Combining these areas of study on a foundation of economics has the power to provide valuable insight in this age of globalization. Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are not new concepts, but they are only now receiving systematic, concerted attention. All of the topics included here have value in that area of study. Bibliography lists 1 source.