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9 pages in length. Ezra Pound was an American avant-garde poet, critic, and translator, who exerted an enormous influence over the development of English and American poetry and criticism during the early 20th century. Interestingly, Pound actually led the Modernist interest in Chinese poetry and is therefore quite significant to Asian studies. Report is largely a comprehensive, sociopolitical examination of Ezra Pound's influence, philosophy, and style. Bibliography lists 5 critical sources.
This 15 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student; Asian Agri, and answers a set of three questions. The first is to assess whether the palm oil industry appears to have a bright future based on the case study. The second question looks at potential strategies which the firm may follow and recommends one particular strategy. The third part of the paper looks at whether the companies in the industry should promote the sale of palm oil to a greater extent. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
5 pages in length. The foundations upon which these studies are presented illustrate the broadly associated relationship between "family functioning and adolescent well-being" (Shek, 1997, p. 467), which ultimately dictates the presence of antisocial behavior in the youths. Utilizing British urban populations, Asian family questionnaires and Midwestern psychology students, the researchers sought to gain a significantly better understanding of how and why certain populations engage in greater incidence of antisocial behavior than others do. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 6 page paper looks at the influences on the Asian fast food market in Australia, looking first at the macroenvironmental influences including political, economic, social and technological factors. The second part of the paper then looks at the industry environment giving a general market overview, consideration of the competitors and the channels of distribution as well as the customers. The paper ends with a brief section on the threats, opportunities, weaknesses and strengths faced by Asian fast food companies. The bibliography cites 14 sources.
This 4 page paper discusses the influx of Asian immigrants to the United States after World War II and how it was common for Americans to lump them all together instead of identifying the many different nationalities that actually comprised this influx. Furthermore, this paper delves into the reasons for this misunderstanding of the diversity of Asian immigrants. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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.
18 pages in length. Japanese literature exists for the lessons that can be learned via the authors' insight and experience. There are myriad themes presented in Asian literature, not the least of which includes family, patriarchy, gender, sex, death, heritage, tradition, ethnic identity, social conflict, change and celebration. However, the writer only needs to be of Asian persuasion – not
specifically Japanese – in order to effectively address the complexity of these vast and varied themes. The writer discusses Yukio Mishima, Amy Tan, Pa Chin and Pyong Gap Min. Bibliography lists 13 sources.
5 pages in length. The United States population reflects a significant diversity of nationalities. Indeed, some of the inherent difficulties and challenges that face these immigrants are great, which are effectively demonstrated in Pyong Gap Min's book entitled "Struggle For Ethnic Identity : Narratives By Asian American Professionals." Gap Min's book points out – through a number of personal narratives – that one of the main obstacles in overcoming this ongoing struggle for Asian ethnic identity in the United States is the absence of cultural recognition. A strong cultural foundation proves difficult in a society that urges other ethnic peoples to adopt the American way of life. No additional sources cited.
This 10 page paper provides an overview of research on Asian cultures and business management. This paper looks at the influence of Western culture on Eastern business management strategies. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 4-page paper discusses some of the causes of the East Asian Financial Crisis of 1997 and 1998, and some of the IMF's blunders when it came to trying to deal with the crisis.
6 pages in length. The United States will not cease efforts to quell sex trafficking in Asian countries, even if current programs are not producing as beneficial results as the State Department would like. Indeed, without American aid to address this ongoing social problem, Asia would not have a chance at saving its women and young girls from being sold into prostitution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 3 page paper is written in three parts. The first part looks at the way that FDI and MNC’s, as well as local entrepreneurs can help with the economic development of Vietnam. The second part of the paper considers which stage of Dunnings’ IDP framework Vietnam has reached. The last part of the paper discusses the potential lessons that Vietnam can learn from the development of other Asian nations including China.
A 15 page research paper that offers a history of organized crime in the US. The writer follows this history from Prohibition to the current day, concentrating on the career of Lucky Luciano, and arguing that the influence of the Mafia has declined in recent years, as Asian and Latin American gangs have gained ascendancy. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
This 6 page paper compares and contrasts the cultures and civilizations of: Africans, Pre-Columbians, Asian, Islamic peoples. Examples, features, history examined. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
A 5 page research paper that argues that the traditional orientation of Western historians toward East Asian history is deceptive and inadequate. The writer then argues that thesis of Edward Said in Orientalism can be applied to the Far East and examples are drawn from Chinese history to support this argument. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Asia This 3 page paper is a brief outline of Asian modern history on nationalism, globalisation, colonialism, modernism and the formation of nationalism, separatism and globalisation's impact on the states and nations. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
An 18 page paper which examines these theories, as described in J. Dudley Andrew’s text, “Concepts in Film Theory,” applies them to such Asian films as “Visitor Q,” “Dead or Alive,” “Old Boy,” “Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance,” “Happy Together,” Take Care of My Cat,” and “Crazed Fruit,” and also provides a detailed consideration of Korean director Park Chan-wook and his films. Bibliography lists 16 sources.
This 7 page paper provides an overview of the major points in the Asian film Aftershock. This paper relates the foundational principles in the film and their impacts. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 5 page paper examines the presence of cross cultural communication in the film Bend it like Beckham. The communication is shown and examined in terms of issues such as gender, sexuality, cultural identity as well as football in a film where an Asian Sikh girl wants to be a footballer against the wishes of her family. Concepts such as stereotypes, ethnicity, prejudice and diffusion are all considered. The bibliography cites 1 source.
This 8 page paper takes a look at Japan through the Asian currency crisis that began in 1997. Currency matters, particularly the changes in the yen, are discussed. The paper briefly reports on how the currency crisis began in the first place. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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.
This 15 page paper provides an overview of hedge funds, with attention on George Soros's windfall in 1992 that almost broke the English bank. Also discussed is the Asian monetary crisis and the role of hedge funds in that crisis. The effect of these funds on economies is the focus of the paper. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
A 5 page research paper that discusses Janice Mirikitani's poem 'Recipe,' which concerns the desire of some Asian women to have 'round' eyes. The wrier discusses the poem and relates this issue to problems of identity and appearance that are common to all Western Women. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
10 pages in length. Chinese art history is both vast and comprehensive, spanning centuries and encompassing myriad formats. When one examines Chinese culture as it relates to art history, one can readily surmise that artistic endeavor is not merely superficial filler, but rather an integral component to the overall existence of Asian heritage. The writer discusses calligraphy and feng shui as they relate to Chinese art history. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
This 5 page paper discusses these two films and analyzes the role which ethnicity plays in both. African Americans are depicted in Raisin in the Sun and Asian Americans and African Americans are depicted in Chinatown. Bibliography lists no sources.
In 5 pages, the writer discusses "The Ugly American" by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick. The paper is essentially a critical analysis examining the authors' main points and significance. The book itself focuses upon a personal relationship between two men that mirrors the relationship between their countries : the United States and Sarkhan, an emerging Southeast Asian state. No additional sources cited.
A 3 page paper discussing the macroeconomic concepts of economic expansion and the role of consumer confidence. The national economy is continuing to register unexpected growth, despite several years of predictions that it must slow sometime. Federal Reserve Board Chairman reports that although the economy is 'sparkling,' there still are some ominous events unfolding. It will be continued consumer confidence that prevents recession despite the effects of the Asian currency crisis and faltering emerging markets abroad. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
12 pages in length. The writer discusses the advantages of Internet chat programs such as ICQ as a means by which to bridge the gap of intercultural communication particular to Asian concerns, as well as addresses the social downfalls of too much time spent on the computer. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 5 page paper provides an overview of Portugal’s Empire over the past 600 years, with an emphasis on its influence in the southeast Asian region. The East Timor situation is discussed as well as the recent transfer of power of Macau. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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.
This 4-page paper provides an analysis of the case study "Urban Outfitters Continuing Case Study -- Marketing a Business."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 6 page research paper/essay that summarizes and analyzes three case studies that deal with examples of supervisory style in education. Each case study discusses how a supervisor handled the problems of a particular teacher. Supervisory styles examined include collaborative, directive informational, an directive control. Bibliography lists 1 sources.
Organizational behavior case study on the title article by David W. Young. The study is reviewed for main idea, concepts in support of the main idea, and weaknesses in the argument. Bibliography lists 1 source. jv6Lev06.rtf
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.
Case Study Tutorial : A 10 page paper. This paper presents a case study taken from the literature that involves the problem of missing medical charts at a health clinic. The paper provides the background for the case and the change strategies used to analyze the problem and implement a change. Lewin's force-field analysis and Rogers' diffusion of innovations models are discussed. How the change was implemented is explained. Tutorial comments are included. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 8 page paper provides an overview of a case study of a disruptive child from the point of view of a marriage and family counselor. This case study provides a means of showing counseling skills and strategies for addressing the needs of the family. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 3 page paper provides an overview of a case study of a person with specific psychological issues. This paper applies the five axis diagnostic criteria to the case study format. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 20 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. A company in India, faced with increasing competition for employees, changed the pay structure for new contracts, without reconsidering the older contract. This has created a feeling of unfairness and resulted in reduced levels of productivity. The case study analyzes how and why these negative behavioral traits have emerged, with reference to motivation and equity theories, and then makes recommendations to resolve the situation. The bibliography cites 18 sources.
This 10 page paper (including 1 page appendix) is based on a case study of Merck have the opportunity to license a new drug from LAB Pharmaceuticals, the drug which may have the potential to treat both depression and the obesity simultaneously. The case study examines whether or not Merck should make the investment, looking at the potential value the different outcomes, the risks involved and the potential costs. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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.
This 5 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. GE Netcom are a major manufacturer of headsets, the case study considers the position of the company in year 2000. The questions answered include assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the company in comparison to its competition (Plantronics), consideration of the way the company can develop in the future, including the globalization strategy and issues concerning moving manufacturing to China. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
A 6 page paper providing a literature review and methods section for a proposal for a psychological study of teen aggression. It appears that there has been no attempt to relate grade expectations with aggression levels, and the study proposed in this paper seeks to gain information about whether that relationship exists and how it may operate. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 16 page paper outlines a study of possible treatment for PAD, peripheral arterial disease. This paper considers the views presented in the current literature, and outlines the use of a quantitative format to consider the views of others in regards to PAD and prevention efforts. Further, this study also integrates a view of existing efforts and pharmacological protocols that can be beneficial in preventing the problematic outcomes of PAD, which can include lost ambulation, excessive pain and discomfort and long-term loss of functioning.
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.
A 6 page research paper that offers a proposed research study to investigate the question of why there is a lack of ethnic minority students in Australian universities. The writer summarizes relevant research, proposes an outline for the study and offer an annotated bibliography. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 15 page proposal for a research study, which includes a table of content and an abstract as part of this page total. This proposal describes a study that would examine the success or failure of inclusion at the high school level by examining the attitudes of general education teachers and special education teachers as to whether or not inclusion programs are meeting the needs of all students and can, therefore, be classified as successful. The page count also includes suggestions as to proposed methodology and instrumentation. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
This 18 page paper is a literature review and proposal for a study to develop strategies for the health service to increase health in the local population by reducing the level of alcoholism and alcohol abuse in a low income community. The paper starts by outlining the study community that will benefit and then considers what is meant by health the physical and social impacts of alcohol and the knock on effect with the level of road accidents that occur as a result of alcohol and the cost of the harm caused by alcohol in England. The bibliography cites 20 sources.
A 9 page paper presenting a proposal for a study into the effectiveness and usefulness of a variety of testing techniques and equipment designed to measure static and dynamic balance. The study will focus on measurement after knee injury or surgery, its aim is to determine which measurement method may be “best” for use in determining precisely where an individual is in his progress toward healing. Another purpose will be to provide information on testing equipment and techniques that may be able to inform selection of treatment options. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
A 15 page research paper that outlines the first chapter on a study dissertation that addresses the influence of affordability on medication adherence among hypertensive African American women. The paper describe the nature of the problem, purpose of the study, the conceptual framework, operational definitions, assumptions, limitations, scope and delimitations. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
This 30 page paper provides an overview of a dissertation study on ADHD. This paper integrates a review of literature and a methodology and shows how a study could be conducted. Bibliography lists 15 sources
This 5 page paper is a proposal for a study to determine which factors will help detainee a successful brand re-launch. The paper outlines the research problem and why it is an important area of study and then proposes a framework that could be used to examine these issues. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
This 3 page paper is a proposal for a study focusing on gender inequities in education. The introduction comments on the purpose of the project. The literature research reports studies that demonstrate boys receive more attention from their teachers than girls. The writer comments on the importance of school as a socialization process for learning gender roles. The paper ends with a summary and suggestions for research. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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.
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.
This 6 page paper is a research proposal to study the influences on infant imitation of facial expressions. The proposal is for a study that will compare two sample groups, and seek to ascertain if other associated factors, such as noise or movement will enhance the level or quality of the imitation. The paper outlines the reasoning, the methodology, including participants, materials, procedures and analysis, and outlines how it will be presented when finished. The bibliography cites 8 sources.
A 12 page research paper that consists of a literature review on research on this topic that can be used as part of a proposed research study project. The literature review discusses recent research pertaining to the connection between musical instruction and critical thinking skills. Studies are discussed and suggestions are made concerning possible research design on this topic. Bibliography lists 19 sources.
A 15 page proposal for studying this topic. Nations and organizations throughout the world are more aware of the need for greater corporate governance, and many have taken or are considering alterations to standards that could increase corporate responsibility and compliance in financial reporting. What remains unclear is how some of the proposed and realized changes may affect business operation. The study proposed here seeks to determine how accounting and auditing standards may be affected by these changes. Bibliography lists 31 sources.
A 10 page research paper, in which the writer/tutor offers a student advice concerning the methodology section for a proposed research study. The writer, first of all, states the parameters of the proposed study and then discusses assessment instrument selection and the basics in statistical methods of evaluating results. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
A 20 page paper that presents a modified research proposal, including an abstract and purpose of study. The literature review reports scholarly articles related to the preparation of preservice teachers in multicultural education. The purpose of the present study is to obtain information from teachers as to how prepared they feel to implement a multicultural education program. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 20 page proposal offers an example educational proposal on the issue of school uniforms and dress codes as they relate to two regional elementary schools. This sample study includes an introduction, literature reivew, metholodgy, partial resutls/analysis and conclusions drawn. Current and available case studies utilized and exampled. Bibliography lists 40 sources.
This 3 page paper provides an overview of a research study on medication errors. This paper relates a comparison between a qualitative study on this topic and two other research processes. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 5 page paper is based on PGpsh1en.rtf, which considered certain issues including IVR systems; this paper presents a proposal for a research study on the topics discussed in the first paper. The writer explains the research methodology that will be used, the purpose of the study, time frame, scope and research environment. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 10 page study proposal that addresses the topic of the effect of personality type of perceived level of happiness, and specifically, the question of whether or not extroverts are happier than introverts. Previous research has unequivocally associated extroversion with self-reported higher levels of happiness, but there has been little research on whether there is variation in regards to this perception within groups of each personality type. This proposed study would address this neglected area of investigation. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
A 6 page paper that provides an example of Chapter 1 of a dissertation or thesis. The sections included are: the problem, problem background, literature review, purpose of study, hypotheses, limitations and delimitations, definitions, and the importance of the study. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
A 10 page paper analyzing a quasiexperimental quantitative study of the effects of therapeutic massage on patient outcomes in patients hospitalized with cancer. The paper addresses validity, scientific rigor, sampling, ethics and other research concerns. The researchers have provided a study that is reliable and valuable, even though it is not large enough to be statistically significant. The results indicate that increased workloads for nurses that preclude the ability to provide therapeutic massage may create false economy when weighed against patient outcomes. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
An 8 page research proposal for a study pertaining to the length of time devoted to science instruction in the elementary grades. The proposed study would examine which class schedule was more effective--80 minute lessons every other day or 40 minute lessons every day. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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.
4 pages in length. Choosing an appropriate research model is paramount to revealing the most accurate outcome; while it is critical to uncover data without inadvertent bias or manipulation - an occurrence that can happen with any format - qualitative methodology is especially fitting to draw accurate conclusions where people are the focal point of the study. Qualitative research strives to reach much more deeply into the subject matter than its quantitative counterpart, providing a greater level of understanding pertaining to quality - as with education - that cannot otherwise be disclosed through a research method that studies only quantity. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 20-page paper examines examples of two research methodologies (interpretative and quantitative) through examining two sociological studies. Questions asked include limitations of these studies, as well as whether the methodologies used were the correct ones. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 3 page paper is the outline of a power point presentation of a qualitative research study, with a focus on two areas of the study and the presentation of three slides with data collection and data analysis information. Bibliography lists 1 source. Please contact the office to ensure that you receive the power point slides after ordering this paper.
A five page paper which looks at the way in which a research study can be set up to assess the importance of gender in power distribution, the types of properties and symbols which need to be defined, and the broader applications which such studies can have in various sociological fields.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 3 page paper provides an overview of some of the methods for evaluating statistics and populations for a study on meth use in gay populations. There are specific references to source materials. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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.
This 5 page paper looks at study questions and a hypothesis regarding the effects of parental divorce on girls. Relevant literature is reviewed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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.
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.
This 8 page paper provides an overview of cholesterol and the efforts to reduce serum cholesterol. Current research reflects a number of different functions and properties of cholesterol in the human body. This research study outlines the value in understanding the properties and functions of cholesterol.
This 16 page paper evaluates these four case studies. The paper is divided equally, which is four pages each. Bibliography lists four sources.
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.
This 5 page paper is based on a case study of Papa Gene's Herb Garden, specifically, why they survived when their much larger partner folded. The essay comments on primary and support activities, core competencies, intangible assets, and Porter's strategies for a competitive advantage. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
A 5 page discussion of the health impacts of hypertension. This paper defines hypertension and outlines its impacts to cardiovascular and renal function in particular. Presenting the case study of a fictional patient who presents to the emergency room with chest pain, the author reviews the diagnostic techniques which are utilized and the interventional methods which are employed. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
This 62 page paper is an examination of the way that creativity and innovation take place in the commercial environment with a special focus in information technology. The paper presents an introduction and an aims and objective section before defining what is meant by creativity and innovation and examining the way that it can and does take place constraints and influences and the way it is managed comparing theory to reality. A research methodology using two case studies is presented and a conclusion presented. The bibliography cites 46 sources.
A 5 page paper discussing the relative benefits and concerns over the use of the nutritional supplement creatine. Written from the perspective of a student who is interested in the supplement’s long-term impacts to her fellow students, this paper advises that while the use of creatine as a nutritional supplement might be considered one of the least deleterious practices pursued by these athletes and may actually result in some forms of athletic performance, athletes should consume the supplement only with extreme caution as there are no long-term studies testifying to the absence of long-term deleterious effects. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
This 5 page paper provides an overview of Multiple Personality Disorder, also known as Dissociative Identity Disorder. This paper gives case study informaton on Mary Reynolds, the first woman every diagnosed with MPD (DID). Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 11 page paper considers a case study supplied by the student, looks at the risks and cover a couple have in regard life assurance, disability cover, medical insurance and general insurance. The paper outlines the strength and weaknesses of the position and gives advice regarding actions to be taken and advisable generic policies. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
This 3 page paper provides an overview of three different topics that can impact the study of science: plagairism, dynamic equlibrium, and carbonic acid/bicarbonate buffer system. There is one page provided on each of these topics. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 10 page research paper that addresses this topic. This literature review summarizes the findings of a variety of recent studies that address the topic of the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment programs and the conclusions reached by these research teams. The point of this investigation is to try to discern patterns in the literature that indicate common factors that have been associated with effectiveness in regards to these treatment programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
This 12 page paper is the development of a guidance plan for study skills to help students aged between 14 – 16 years who are to sit a state exam covering a range of issues. The paper considers how the lessons should be planned and developed, the methodology and delivery and final assessment with the plans backed up by educational theory. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
6 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses conducting successful library and Internet searches, upholding academic honesty, developing effective study skills, managing time wisely and setting/achieving goals. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 6 page paper provides an overview of the impacts of taxation on the democratic rights of the citizenry of the country. This paper presents a study of democracies and the use of taxation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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.
This 11 page paper is divided into two parts. Part 1 discuses the history of technology in education and instruction and the purpose of technology. Part 2 reports a few studies that reveal enhanced learning when today's technology is incorporated into the lesson design. In some cases, specific applications or Web sites are identified. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
This 3 page paper argues that too much television, and not enough structure, can lead to academic failure. Theories and studies are discussed. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This 45 page paper is a study into the feasibility of opening a mill of animal feedstuffs in Texas. The paper considers the different aspects of the project, from the industry in Texas, the overall market and economy, export markets, such as Mexico and capital options. The bibliography cites 28 sources. TEtexasm.wps
This is a 9 page paper that provides an overview of counselor confidentiality with minor clients. A case study is presented that helps explore the legal and ethical issues at stake in deciding when to breach confidentiality. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This 7 page research paper addresses a specific case study, which describes a patient suffering from the end-stage lung cancer. The overall objective of this examination is to relate how nursing approaches that are described in literature can be applied in order to aid this patient and her family in facing a complex health challenge. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This is an 11 page paper that provides an overview of integrated marketing strategy. Wonderbra is used as a case study for the development of a theory-based integrated marketing campaign, with specific ideas for advertisements. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This 7 page paper looks at the differences between a chase and a level manufacturing strategy, demonstrating the difference using a case study where the costs of both strategies are calculated and compared. The calculations are shown in full. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of the diagnosis of schizophrenia. Diagnostic tools and criteria are explored in the context of a legal case study. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of emergency preparedness. Using a hypothetical case study, all the essential components of such a strategy are explored. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of attachment theory in social work. A hypothetical case study is used to propose an evidence-based intervention strategy. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of environmental sustainable features in building. Sidwell Friends School is used as a case study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 4 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. ‘Feets’ is a firm considering selling a product that can be customized. The paper assesses the way that this may impact on the supply chain, looking at changes which will need to be made in practical terms as well the way the supply chain performance can be measured.
This is a 15 page paper that provides an overview of transformational leadership. A hypothetical case study is employed to show how such leadership practices can promote an ethical environment in an organization. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The Mexican economy has faced a number of challenges. The writer looks at the stated goals to reduce poverty and increase growth discussing the strategies which may be used to pursue these goals. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
This 8 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student. The market for the internet shopping services is considered and the needs of the segment are outlined, the cost structure is considered in order to identify areas that may be leveraged in order to support profit creation and the problems that the firm faces in becoming profitable. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
This 10 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student regarding investment into a new business in China selling baby goods. The paper answers three questions. To assess if the company is a good potential investment, to determine if the direct sales market suitable for emerging market and to evaluate the firms’ financing options. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
This 12 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. IMAX needs to consider two potential strategies. The first is whether or not to increase the number of Hollywood films that they show, the second is whether the firm would be better if it were acquired by a larger company with more resources. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
This 11 page paper looks at the New Zealand company Magic Pulse Limited and Kitomba software that has been design as an appointment management system. The paper examines the position of the firm and the strategic choices the firm has for growth, assessing different markets and different entry methods. The paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
This 9 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student. The Perpetual Mercy Hospital is facing challenges; there is a potential new clinic opening and the current patient profile is not providing the desired level of revenue. The situation of the organization is considered and potential strategies are discussed before recommendations are made. The bibliography cites 13 sources.
This 8 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The paper is written in three parts, the first part looks at the Range Rover and Land Rover Discovery brand role and characteristics. The second part of the paper assesses the three potential positions that could be used for marketing the Discovery and the last part recommends a specific positing with relevant justification. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student, looking at the issues that Airbus faced in the developing the project and creating projected income statements, as well as NPV and IRR calculations.
This 12 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student, Johnson Beverage Inc. have used absorption costing for many years to assess the profitability of the contracts they have with their customers. The paper looks at the way that have prepared costings and then developed an activity based approach to assess the accuracy of absorption costing, finding that it is misleading due to very different customer service costs for the different customer. The full calculations are shown and the results as well as the benefits of using activity based costing are discussed. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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.
This 16 page paper is based on a fictitious case study provided by the student. A company needs to go from selling a standardized product to selling customized solutions. The paper considers different aspects related to that change, including the need for a new organizational structure, planning include a Gantt chart for the project, activities management, quality management, health and safety management and the way measure may be taken to use for future improvements. The bibliography cites 12 purchases.
This 14 page paper is an analysis of New Balance Athletic Shoes Inc. The firm is facing a challenge Adidas is acquiring Reebok so there will be stringer competition and the firm needs to assess the situation. The paper presents an analysis of the situation using a PESTEL analysis and Porters Five Forces as well as the internal issues and then presents recommendations. The paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The bibliography cites 11 sources.
A 6 page paper that focuses on teams and uses this case study for examples of effective and ineffective practices. The writer reports and explains the evolution of a team, i.e., its development through stages. Other topics include how to build trust, what makes teams fail, problems members might have and the type of team described in the scenario. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 4 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. Ice Land is an ice skating rink that wants to attract more customers, but marketing has only met with limited success. The paper looks at how and why the current marketing is failing to meet its targets and suggests a new approach. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
This 14 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Amber Inns and Suites are a hotel chain in the US, having faced several years of losses the firm is starting to recover. The paper looks at the hotel industry in 2005, the positioning of the firm, the financial performance and the way marketing has taken place and then builds on the past with some new marketing ideas and present a budget based on previous years and the adjustments that are needed to meet the new marketing plan needs. The bibliography cites 12 sources.
This 11 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Proctor and Gamble are considered in terms of the way that they compete, looking at the characteristics of the organization and how they have responded to factors outside of their control. The second part looks at the supply chain and the third part of the paper compares Proctor and Gamble with Unilever. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
This 4 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student, looking at the way Classic Airlines is positioned and the way that it is marketing itself with a loyalty scheme. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
A 6 page research paper that reports on a case study of an eight-year-old who was caught stealing food from other children. The writer discusses how the teacher handled the case and offers recommendations. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 3 page research paper that discusses a COPD case study with recommendations on how to improve the quality of life for the patient. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 4 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student and answers a set of questions regarding the reasons why certain investors may be interested, the practice of greenmailing and the differences in supplier relations ships between the US and Japan. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
This 3 page paper is based in the case study provided by the student. The scenario of TV Nova in the Czech Republic is discussed, looking at the benefits that Vladimir Zelezy could bring to TV Nova, the benefits that CME brought to TV Nova and whether or not Vladimir Zelezy’s shares in CME should be purchased.
This 5 page paper evaluates a case study written in 2008. Information is included to bring the analysis up to the present. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 7 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Clearsky is an airline that wants to install a WiFi service; just before they sign a contract the supplier signs an exclusive contract with another airline. The paper considers the situation and the problem looks at the critical issues and potential solutions before giving a recommendation. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
This 17 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. CleanTime, a firm selling clearing supplies, is facing increasing competition, and has undertaken cost cutting measures including staff reductions to improve profits. The measures have had only minimal success. The case is analyzed to assess the relevant problems and solutions are recommended to help the firm recover. The bibliography cites 15 sources.
This 3 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student, assessing four different strategies designed to increase profits for a perfume company, assessing their impact on the costs and the profits before making a recommendation. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
This 6 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Aboca have the opportunity to enter the US market, the paper assesses whether or not this would be the right decision, looking at other opportunities that are available and practical issues such as the differences in the market and financing. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
This 3 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student and assesses the way costs are allocated to three offices, using absorption and fixed rate allocations, looking at the potential problems of this system and then makes recommendation for improving the system. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
This 6 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student and examines the way costs can be reported using two different types of income statement; the traditional approach using the concept of absorption costing and the use of contribution margin method. Each are demonstrated showing all calculations.
This 5 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. New Millennium Linen supplied three different types of shops; department stores, specialty shops and gift stores, the paper looks at different types of costing and using activity based costing to assess which type of store the firm should focus on selling to. All calculations are shown.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 6 page research paper that, first of all, offers background information on menopause, such as definition, epidemiology and pathophysiology before discussing a specific case study and offering recommendations. Bibliography lists 6 sources, but one citation is not complete.
A 9 page research paper that, first of all, defines breast cancer and then discusses epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, risk factors and controversial risk factors. The writer then addresses various questions that pertain to a specific case study. Bibliography lists Bibliography lists 11 sources, but one reference citation is incomplete.
This 5 page paper provides an analysis of two case studies in criminology. Both involve juveniles. REcommendations are made. Two risk assessment scales are used. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 4 page paper provides a case study and analysis. Communication is discussed in the health care setting. Bibliography lists 1 source.
A 4 page examination of a thinking problem that considers a nursing case study. Various styles of thinking are accorded a different color “cap” and issues are explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
A 10 page exploration of bacterial meningitis. This paper discusses causes and treatment and applies the knowledge identified to a fictional cases study. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 11 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. A firm is successful, but many of the systems are out of date, which is resulting in high levels of stock tying up capital, poor purchase procedures and a lack of general knowledge management within the firm due to an old ERP system that is not understood. The paper looks at the problems and considers some potential solution, including the implementation of a new comprehensive ERP system. The bibliography cites 8 sources.
This 8 page paper provides an overview of a case study of a person with diabetes mellitus, including a treatment plan and cost analysis of treatment. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 8 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student and answers 4 questions. The first identified activity based costing as the best method to assess costs on different product lines. The second undertakes activity based costing (ABC) calculations for three product lines. The third part of the paper considers what the different calculation tell the student about different forms of costing, and the last part of the paper suggests some changes in the pricing strategy of the company. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
This 7 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student on the South African SAB beer; Hansa Pilsner. The paper answers questions concerning marketing, looking at why it failed in the early years, the research that could have been undertaken before launching a new beer, the ways the market could have been segmented, how the communication eventually succeeded and whether the brand should move to a mass market strategy from its' niche market. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied b the student. The company sells licenses which customers pay for in installments over a number of years. The questions answered discuss financial issues related to the case, including why customers may want to pay in installments, the ways finance are raised by the company and the issues associated with the chosen hedging strategy. The bibliography cites 1 source.
This 17 page paper examines a case study but also provides generic information about entrepreneurship. Venture capital is examined. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
In nine pages this paper answers questions pertaining to this case study on global marketing, the Japanese anime sensation Astro Boy and the impact of an international youth culture. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 4 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Mantero is an Italian silk company who are seeing sales fall. The writer assesses the strength of the existing brand and considers the current potential communication could be utilized to enhance the brand. The bibliography cites resources.
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.
This 4 page paper involves a case study submitted by a student. Union involvement is a significant aspect of this paper. Bibliography lists 5 soruces.
This 3 page study examines various ways to protect data in a stand alone computer. Authentication is discussed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 3 page paper looks at a case study, where a disgruntled employee sets up a satire of the company on the internet. The employee believes he is using his first amendment right for free speech. The writer considers the position of the company and how they should react, looking at both legal and ethical considerations. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
This 14 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student. The CAA do not have a history of successful project management. In a case supplied by the student and external companies brought in and a range of issues arise when they seek to implement a project. This paper looks at the problems which arise, and considers them from a project management perspective, including areas which may have been lacking including definitions and documentation and the holistic approach to project management by the organization. The bibliography cites 13 sources.
This 8 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student and assesses the current operations problems and looks at the way production may be improved with processes and inventory being managed more effectively. The way that these can be tackled is discussed. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 19 page paper looks at a case study based in the UK where a company wants to build a waste incinerator on a derelict site. The paper looks at the different issues impacting on the granting of planning permission and reference to the local development plan, as well as the environmental assessment with an in-depth look at the baseline and scoping assessments. The paper finishes by discussing some potential mitigating strategies. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
A 7 page example paper that is intended to serve as a guide for an elementary school teacher in reporting a case study with a third-grade boy in regards to literacy skills. Tutorial language is used. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 20 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Using marketing and related theories the writer examines the position and source of the difficulties of S&S skincare products and critiques the existing marketing approach. Issues discussed include the segmentation of the market, identification of the target, positioning, influencing the purchase process as well as differentiation and branding. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
This 5 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. Frantek are a company that had a contract to sell computer boards, but they have not been able to meet their contractual obligations. The buyer re-negotiates some more favorable terms for Frantek. The paper looks at the impact on accounting issues such as revenue recognition, inventory valuation and accounting for liabilities. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
This 20 page paper looks at a case study; Global Communications are going to be outsourcing call centre functions in order to make significant cost savings. There is resistance from the union and the company wants to be able to retain some of key the staff. The paper looks at the strategies the company could adopt in order to retain core staff, to prevent falling levels of motivation and protect the culture. The strategies are examined and recommendations are made. The bibliography cites 12 sources.
This 5 page paper analyzes a client-supplied case study about the phone companies that turned the records of millions of subscribers over to the government. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 3 page paper is based on a case study supplied b the student. Classic Airlines is facing problems; there is a failing loyalty scheme, over expansion and the need to cut costs. The paper outlines the strategies other companies that have faced the same issues and determines whether or not those strategies were successful. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
This 4 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. Tera Tech has a product that has falling sales and needs to update the CRM package it sells. The paper identifies three companies that have faced similar situations, looks at what they did and how successful it was and then uses these examples to determine alternate strategies for Tera Tech.
A 4 page research paper/essay is also a reaction paper to a case study vignette, which describes a woman suffering from depression. The writer responds to the vignette by suggesting how cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) could be used to address the woman’s depression. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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.
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.
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.
In five pages this paper examines Acts I through III of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet within the context of Ernest Jones’ essay ‘Hamlet’s Oedipus Complex.’ Two sources are listed in the bibliography.
A 3 page paper. The case is briefly presented to provide needed background. The writer discusses using existential therapy with this client who may have PTSD. The paper identifies the strengths and weaknesses of this approach with this case and comments on any cultural factors or ethical issues that might affect therapy. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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.
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.
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.
This 6-page paper focuses on legal issues faced by the fictitious Falwell Motors company. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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.
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.
This 7-page paper focuses on Plas Tech Ltd., and answers questions about management theory and styles.
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.
This 3-page paper presents an overview on Spectrum Brands. Also included is a Nine-Cell Industry Attractiveness matrix. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 3-page paper answers questions pertaining to junk food consumption among low-income families. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 16-page paper explores the role of culture, upbringing and psychology in contributing to sexual dysfunction. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 3-page paper discusses copyright laws pertaining to viding. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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.
This 3-page paper discusses ethical behavior at Alcoa. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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.
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.
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.
A 4 page paper that discusses specific issues related to the Harvard Business Case of Jamie Dimon and Bank One. The paper ends with comments regarding entrepreneurial organizations. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 4 page paper provides an overview of the case of a girl named Chantel, who has ADHD. This paper relates her home and school issues and considers approaches to improving performance. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 4-page paper answers questions about Nestle and its changes over the years. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 3-page paper discusses how the four functions of management can help save an ailing tax accounting firm. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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
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.
This 15 page paper looks at the issues which will need to be considered by a firm that is facing problems and needs to reduce jobs, including outsourcing and downsizing at the same time as increasing efficiency. The paper is a literature review on relevant areas, including dealing with downsizing, using flexible job practices and dealing with the unions. The bibliography cites 20 sources.
This 10 page paper evaluates the case of a blind man who is looking for a job. Several theories are discussed. Recent research into the job market for those with disabilities is included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 5-page paper discusses eHarmony's brand and potential avenues for expansion. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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.
This 10 page paper explores an interesting case concerning Australian law. Should a husband be charged with homicide if an incident results in her ultimate demise? Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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.
This 6 page paper provides an overview of the case of Checkpoint Systems, Inc. v. Check Point Software Technologies, Inc., in which claims are made regarding the application of the Lanham Act and the presence of trademark confusion. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
20 pages in length. Erik Homberger Erikson, born near Frankfort, Germany in 1902, was the son of Danish parents whose collective aspirations amounted to a tremendous impact upon better understanding human behavior. The foundation of Erikson's prolific influence upon mankind's developmental activities began in an unconventional manner by virtue of art and language courses when one might readily expect him to be immersed within the bounty of science studies more indicative of his ultimate contributions. His distaste for conventional education compelled him to glean a more worldly instruction as only life experiences can provide; as such, he eschewed formal schooling and went to Europe. Erikson's intersection with psychology arrived when he began as an art instructor for American children whose parents traveled to obtain Freud's enlightenment in Vienna. From there he attended the Vienna Psychoanalytic Institute, which led the way for his entrance into America and ultimate status as the first child analyst of Boston; a position at Harvard Medical School soon followed with others at Berkeley, Yale and the Menninger Foundation. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
6 pages in length. The educational experience is meant to provide a comprehensive and well-rounded approach to the objective of learning; when students are divided by and taught within stringent criteria, the capacity for expansive knowledge is significantly stunted. The extent to which tracking serves to detach students from new experiences and each other by placing them within the confines of regimented, uniform study is both grand and far-reaching; that such division not only cultivates but also perpetuates such social ills as class and racial status speaks to the impact administrators very obviously do not take into account with such a divisive program. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
A 5 page research paper that examines the role of the family NP. In today's cost-conscious health environment, institutions and clinicians are concerned about how to maintain quality service in a manner that is both cost-effective and provides good patient/client outcomes. Research shows that numerous studies have verified the utility and efficiency of employing increasing number of nurse practitioners to meet this need. This report examines three journal articles that discuss the role of the family nurse practitioner, which offers a brief survey of how this specialty field of nursing is fulfilling needs and is perceived at this time. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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.
A 7 page paper discussing how mentoring and networking can enable nurses to achieve desired career paths. Mentoring and networking are two important aspects of nursing in today’s healthcare environment. Older nurses have opportunity to share practical knowledge with new nurses; new ones can pass on the concepts of theory-based nursing they have just been studying. Nursing has been able to reduce the need to focus on technical ability in its selection processes, allowing it to focus more on personality and “team spirit.” Mentoring and networking develops points of verification of the nurse’s possession of those qualities, thereby enhancing individuals’ abilities to achieve the career paths they desire. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
10 pages in length. Most people watch a television program without any knowledge of how their visual/auditory senses are being manipulated by myriad signs and symbols; in other words, viewers are led down a pathway that instructs how, when and to what extent they will react depending upon the stimulus. Soap operas present some of the most appropriate examples of this type of communicative process whereby language blends with other visual and auditory cues to create an interactive premise that establishes the extent of viewers' role and involvement. This inherent connection between semiotic language and social psychology in relation to media study helps to facilitate an understanding of corresponding developments that have come about over the past several decades in response to soap opera connotation. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
4 pages in length. Both research articles -  Davidson et al's (2006) "Adolescent Body Image and Psychosocial Functioning" and  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:  To what extent poor body image influences peer interaction with adolescent boys and girls, and  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.
A 3 page research paper that looks at this issue. Nursing practice, in regards to transplant medicine, involves numerous potential problems. Not only does the nurse have to be aware of possible medical complications for both the recipient and the donor in cases where a relative donates living tissue, but the entire subject of live organ donation is potentially troublesome due to ethnical considerations. This is particularly true when the donor is the child of the intended recipient; however, ethical consideration should always be scrutinized in such cases. The writer examines a case study and discusses ethics. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 6 page paper reviewing five reports of research conducted focusing on nurse managers and the problems they face in achieving what they need to do. A primary goal of the nurse manager in today’s rapidly-changing health care environment is that of improving patient outcome as well as staff retention. Health care continues to evolve into a form immensely different than that in which it existed for decades. As it becomes more “business-like” in its management, it also is more likely to achieve those goals that can improve staff retention as well as patient outcome. These studies point to promise for achieving management structures that can benefit all involved, including staff and patients. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
In 6 pages, the author discusses Clara Barton. "As a young girl, her skull was studied by phrenologist, and he determined her to be one that would never assert herself for herself, but that for others she would be fearless. Angel of mercy during the Civil War, although not a nurse. Founder of the American Red Cross. Whom do these depict? They are all descriptions of Clarissa Harlowe Barton, who is also known as Clara Barton. She was a woman that made major contributions to the development of nursing." Bibliography lists 4 sources.
A 5 page comparison of psychological journal articles addressing extroversion and introversion. Three articles were selected, two from The Journal of Psychology and one from The Journal of Genetic Psychology. The first discussed is an investigation of the reliability of models of determining general personality traits. The second attempts to establish a link between introversion and depression; the third investigates the possibility of a statistical basis for personality traits as indicated by the signs of the zodiac. All of the studies seem to be designed as well as they could be in their areas of investigation, but all seem to conclude that apart from neurosis of either introversion or extroversion, the existence and the description within the individual remains subjective and its definition elusive.
A 4 page research paper that discusses the Double ABCX Model of Family Adjustment and Adaptation, developed by McCubbin and Patterson in 1983, which refers to family stress that accumulates and becomes problematic within a short period of time, that is, periods when there is “stressor pile-up” (Laszloffy 206). This discussion of this model, first of all, offers a brief overview of the theory’s components and its principal strengths and weaknesses. Then, a research study that uses the model is summarized, which demonstrates the model’s utility to nursing practice, before closing with remarks about ideas for future research that will continue the development of this theory for use in family nursing practice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 5 page report
discusses “the branch of philosophy that studies the nature of
knowledge” and the ways in which issues are generally understood
within the framework of those doing the understanding. It is
important to understand that subjectivity is the primary factor
that determines the how an issue is interpreted. Bibliography
lists 5 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
10 pages. This case study comprises qualitative and quantitative analyses of entering the water purifier market in India. Information is examined in the three ways the Blair Company might enter this market: through joint venture, acquisition, or joint working arrangement. The advantages and disadvantages of each are discussed and a recommendation made as to which would be the most advantageous way to enter the competitive market. This case study is one that considers how a company can enter a foreign market by using research to determine the most beneficial method. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 9 page overview of the procedures and findings in this study designed to provide a quantitative analysis of pain in neonates when undergoing a heel lance procedure. This study is unique in that it evaluates the feasibility of assessing pain among a particular difficult population, newborn infants who can not verbally communicate their pain or allow the researcher any means of utilizing patient self-assessment of pain as can occur in older patients. While some behavioral and physiological manifestations such as facial expression and heart rate were determined to be reliable indicators of pain others such as body movement were found unreliable. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This 98 page paper is a project to looks at the way in which Tesco, the successful UK supermarket, which has been struggling in the US, can develop an aligned strategy for both the UK and the US market. The paper provides an extensive literature review, looking at relevant theories which may be applied, including concepts of competitive advantage, the application of the marketing mix, theories of international marketing and issues concerning the creation and maintenance of loyalty. Following the outlining of a methodology advocating a case study approach and outlining the way primary research will take place the firm is then examined. The case study starts by looking at the way the company competes in the UK and then at the operations in the US where it trades under the name Fresh and Easy. With this background primary research is simulate to assess what customers in both countries want and need. The results are analyzed and used to design suitable strategies. The bibliography cites 72 sources.
A 25 page research paper. While distance education itself is not new, Internet-based courses are a relatively new phenomenon. The question this proposal asks is: Is there a difference in student achievement between those taking Online courses and those attending the traditional classroom course? The paper is a research proposal that includes: a general introduction to the topic of distance education/learning and to Internet-based education, in particular. The purpose of the study, hypotheses and methodology are included. The literature review reports both anecdotal comments and results of previous research studies, both qualitative and quantitative. One concern with this medium has been students feeling isolated with a lack of socialization with other students. As the literature illustrates, there are many tools and strategies that can be used to minimize any negative effect of distance. Statistical data are reported. Bibliography lists 14 sources.
A 15 page paper that presents a study proposal. The paper includes: a statement of the problem, the significance of the problem, purpose of the study, literature review, research questions and methodology. The problem is that security classes are not included in all organizational leadership programs and this kind of class should be included because managers at all levels are being asked to be responsible for security. The literature review presented provides the justification for including such a course. September 11, 2001, combined with hundreds of terrorist attacks across the world have taught us that certain fanatics will stop at nothing to kill and destroy. Companies and organizations face threats today that are new and more complex. Examples of how some companies responded in terms of security upgrades are included. Bibliography lists 25 sources.
A 10 page proposal for a qualitative research work. There have been relatively limited efforts at defining and studying the relationship of trust between physician and patient that not only is desirable, but some believe is critical for attaining the best patient outcomes. Some have attempted to treat the issue as a sociological, rather than a medical, discipline, but then lost the point of the sociological study in layers of statistical analysis. This paper proposes using focus group discussions to identify specific physician behaviors that contribute to building patient trust, using groups of diverse physical as well as ethnic makeup. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
A 20 page paper research proposal seeking to discover ways to increase job longevity among bank tellers. The teller line employees are the first employees customers meet and also interact with during their banking relationship, qualifying tellers as the “front line” employees about whom so much has been written. Front line employees are those with whom customers have the greatest degree of direct contact and in many respects, they define the organization for the customer. Continuity and longevity in that position provide a pleasant experience for customers and retention of the customer base. The problem is that employees see that position as a stepping stone, a temporary stop on individuals’ career paths. This study will examine the reasons why employees view the teller positions as stepping stones and will investigate what would provide the incentive for employees to look at tellering as a long term career. This study will address financial institutions with $50M or less in assets or fewer than 25 employees. Bibliography lists 21 sources.
This 15 page paper presents a research proposal for the state of Virginia but the information is applicable to any school district or as a general resource for research on the topic. It begins with a short abstract, and includes a statement of the problem, literature review, hypothesis, significance of the study, participants, instruments to be used, and procedure. There is an abundance of literature addressing the issue of class size and academic achievement but there is still a great deal of controversy. The writer attempts to place the controversy in context and explains some of the reasons for the criticism of research studies addressing this issue. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
This 100 page paper examines the role of the psychological contract on the employment relationship in an international context. The paper is written as a dissertation, with a full introduction, literature review methodology and then research using a case study approach. The paper defines what is meant by a psychological contract and then considers the influences on the expectations of the employees and employers that are inherent in the psychological contract. Two cases studies are created and then analysed using international examples the employment relationship in France and Japan, these are examined to assess the theories, and assess the impact of the psychological contract on the employment relationship and how it is influenced by different cultures. The bibliography cites 89 sources.
A Research Proposal: This 5 page paper presents a research proposal to determine if wearing school uniforms has any effect on elementary student academic achievement. The paper begins with an introduction that discusses the lack of empirical evidence regarding the effects of wearing uniforms. Very few studies have been conducted and the few that are published have conflicting data. The writer presents the hypothesis in this introduction. The next section is the proposed methodology for the study and finally, the data analysis strategies to be used. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 24 page paper is written in two parts. The first part is a case study looking at the Airbus Company, which is an EADS company. The case study looks at the history of the company, its products including be A380, the structure of the company and it is facilities, the competition it faces from Boeing, the management and leadership. The second part of the paper answer questions regarding some of the challenges faced by Airbus including the pressure for innovation, the accusations of insider trading in 2006, the dual CEO structure, the policy of compensating for currency changes as well is other influencing factors such as US government influences on Boeing and the potential of new entrants into the aircraft manufacturing business. The bibliography cites 12 sources.
This 7 page paper looks at a case study in ethics and provides solutions. The case study involves the ethics of the office romance. Ethics are also discussed and defined in a general sense in another part of the paper. Ancient Greek philosophy is discussed.
Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 7 page paper is a case study based on a case study provided by the student. Case requires an assessment of alternative strategies to be assessed using a net present value calculation. The paper starts but calculating weighted average cost of capital for the company, which is used as the discount rate in the net present value calculation. The net present value calculation for the two scenarios is then calculated, they are compared to each other, and to the existing scenario. The paper ends with a recommendation. The bibliography cites 1 source.
This 15 page paper considers how poor organisational culture can lead to individual preferring to act in their own self interests and not that of their employer. This is illustrated with an in-depth case study. British Airways has a record of poor employee relations and a history of numbers industrial disputes. The case study shows how a low trust culture developed more then twenty year ago, and how subsequent changes have failed to redress this situation. The paper argues that this, when combined with increased emphasis on individualism, and the bias use of emotional labour where it is only the façade that matters, employees have become insular and the preference for self interest is the result of a culture with poor management, a low trust. The bibliography cites 18 sources.
This 6 page case study is based on a case study included in Operations Management for Competitive Advantage by Chase, Jacobs and Aquilano. The essay describes the situation and the challenges and issues HP needed to address regarding the distribution of DeskJet printer models in Europe. The issue was to develop an inventory management model for this segment of HP's business. The model included the use of generic printer models with customization and localization performed at distribution centers in Europe. The essay then comments on the inventory control model of the student's place of employment, a restaurant. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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.
Case Study : A 15 page paper that begins with an introduction to the four frame model of organizations and leadership as proposed by Bolman and Deal and the justification for the model. Basically, the authors say that everyone sees the world and any situation through their own frame or perspective and it is important to recognize and understand other frames. The four frames found in organizations are comprehensively described and explained. The type of leader and leadership process that would be found under each frame is also explained and discussed. The second half of the paper is a case study: a scenario is provided and the situation is then analyzed according to each frame. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 4 page case study of Converse. Converse is a shoe company founded in 1908 in Massachusetts. In 1917, the company introduced a canvas, high-top shoe that it called the "All Star." In the 1920s, a semi-professional basketball player named Charles "Chuck" Taylor joined the Converse sales team and began aggressively marketing the shoe throughout the Midwest as he ideal shoe for recreation and sports. For the next four decades, "Chucks," as they became known, were the shoes to have, particularly on the basketball court. This case study of Converse and Chucks looks specifically at its branding strategy. No bibliography is offered.
A 5 page research paper that discusses delirium in the context of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Research addressing delirium in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) has been ongoing since the 1960s (Hartwick, 2003). However, despite all that has been learned over the past forty years, ICU patients continue to suffer from delirium and it continues to hinder recovery and healing. The complications of ICU delirium are shown by a specific case study reported by Harwick (2003). This case study illustrates how nursing care can directly impact the effects of delirium and it also underscores the importance of nursing education on this topic. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 8 page paper looks at the case study provided by the student. Citibank need to increase their revenues in the Asia-Pacific region, one way to achieve this would be to launch a credit card. The case study looks at the position of the company in 1988, considering the way in which the company has been performing in whether or not the launch of a credit card would be a good strategy. The paper determines that launching credit card would be good strategy, and then looks at the way in which this could be achieved in an effective manner. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
A 6 page paper. Does red wine really reduce risk for coronary heart disease? It was in the early 20th century that evidence showed moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages reduced the risk of heart disease. The writer reports these studies and the studies demonstrating the health benefits of a daily glass of red wine. The writer explains what is in red wine that has a beneficial effect on one's health, the types of red wine found to be most effective, and the health benefits attributed to red wine. The writer also explains how alcohol is metabolized in the body. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
A 5 page paper that offers a research study proposal. Sections include the introduction, problem statement and rationale, outline of methodology, and literature review. The introduction discusses the four categories of incontinence. The incidence of incontinence among the elderly residing in nursing homes is greater than fifty percent. That makes it an important condition to investigate, particularly since studies have found at least 80 percent of incontinence cases can be improved or cured. One of the first-line treatment interventions is bladder training. The literature review emphasizes this particularly intervention. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 5 page paper proposal to assess a tool supply company for increased diversity in its recruiting. Project phases include assessing CEO commitment, human capital, corporate communications and supplier diversity separately, combining results to gain an overall view but keeping divisional results separate as well to facilitate closer examination. Human capital and supplier diversity will be more quantitative, but CEO commitment and corporate communications will need to be assessed using qualitative tools such as the case study. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 5-page paper attempts to examine diversity practices at Google by examining this company's culture and studying Silicon Valley's attitudes toward diversity and inclusion programs in general. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 5 page paper responds to different questions, most of which involve medical coding beginning with the constructs that affect medical coding. Other topics include cost shifting, time studies, case mix management, implementing electronic medical records and ethical lapses of two physicians discussing a patient while riding in an elevator. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 5 page paper looks at several studies related to employee absenteeism. Psychological reasons are explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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.
An 8 page research paper that includes a brief abstract, which investigates literature on alcohol and drug consumption in order to discern the relationship between these factors and juvenile involvement in criminal behavior. First of all, the writer summarizes four relevant research studies; then, findings are summarized and discussed and conclusions are drawn, which argue that, rather than a causal effect of criminal behavior, alcohol and drug consumption is a symptom of the social and mental health issues with which juvenile offenders have to cope. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 15 page paper examines the disease as well as a potential cure. Some history in respect to gene therapy is noted. The uses of gene therapy are discussed. Scientific studies are relayed. Bibliography lists 21 sources.
This 8 page paper addresses several human resource issues by focusing on a hypothetical case study where an employee is found to have a substance abuse problem. The twist is that the individual works in a substance abuse clinic. Several issues are addressed. What course a supervisor should take is discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This 18 page paper gives an in depth analysis of the condition and situation faced by female inmates in United States jails. Civil liberties suits listed, treatemetn of the mentally disordered, female sex offenders, as well as treatment by parole officers, male guards in prisons, and legislative issues are discussed. Quotations from professional journals, leading experts in the field, and case studies. HUGE bibliography lists 20 sources.
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.
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.
A 5 page paper that provides an overview explanation of Schultz's Human-Capital Approach to Entrepreneurship. The writer reports a research study that focused on the importance of entrepreneurship in certain cultures, the one reported is Brazilian. The writer concludes with comments about entrepreneurs being developed at established firms. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 6 page paper examines a case study on Sunburst Hotels supplied by the student. The paper answers 4 questions, looking at why the company needs an ERP system, the concerns over using an external ASP to outsource the ERP system as well as the operational and technical concerns of suppling the ERP system internally and or getting it externally.
This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The paper answers question regarding the problems and faults in the way Hersey’s designed and implemented an ERP system, which resulted in order delays and lost shelf space over the busiest candy selling time of year. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
A 5 page research paper that summarizes three research studies pertaining to diabetes mellitus that were conducted by nurse researchers. Nursing interventions have been shown to be a critical factor in promoting such diabetic self-management. These synopses demonstrate how nursing research is consistently exploring ways to improve intervention and make self-management of diabetes more effective. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 15 page paper has several distinct sections. Discussions include mood disorders, effectiveness of medications, personality disorders (obsessive-compulsive), delirium and dementia, and an article review. A case study provided by the student is used to make a differential diagnosis of the patient (conversion disorder). Bibliography lists 20 sources.
A twelve page paper which looks at various studies on income inequality in Pakistan from both a local and a global perspective, and suggests ways in which a combination of key indicators might be used to give a more accurate picture of poverty levels and income inequality. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 5-page paper examines the concept of disparity of wages between men and women, based on the case study "Is discrimination responsible for earnings differences between men and women?" which was written by Francine Siau and Lawrence Kahn.
This 13 page paper discusses the transitional problems of emerging democracies, exampling Ghana and Nigeria as they struggle to maintain a democratic government. Examples are given, numerous experts cited, studies and surveys utilized. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
This 4 page paper provides an overview of an article on the glass ceiling in the workplace. This paper outlines the basic elements of the study. No additional sources cited.
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.
This 6 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Bookworms need to undertake some market research to assess the potential for an internet café. The paper looks at what type of information would be needed the way that data can be gathered and considers the best approach to sampling. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
This 5 page paper looks at the case study provided by the student on the international company Bunge, identifies strategies which are being used by the company, considers how or why these may be used and assesses the outcome of the strategic approaches adopted. Bibliography cites 6 sources.
This 6 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student, looking at the problems this IT firm faces in undertaking a re-engineering project to use ‘enterprise architecture as strategy’. Four questions are answered; defining the terms re-engineering and ‘enterprise architecture as strategy’, considering key risk factors, looking at the pressures for change and considering how the change should be approached in the case of MEG. The bibliography cites 7 sources.
This 14 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. Havell India has an opportunity to make an acquisition bid for the lighting company Sylvania. The writer is a number of analytical models, including STEP, Porters five forces and Porters value chain in order to assess the situation, then looks at Porters generic strategies and source matrix to determine the best strategy for Havell, before looking at the way in which implementation may take place. The bibliography cites 17 sources.
This 10 page paper is a financial analysis of a case study supplied by the student. The paper looks at the profitability, liquidity, efficiency and capital structure for three years 2007 – 2009 for a private engineering firm AS Ltd. All calculations are shown. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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.
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.
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.
This 5 page paper looks at a case study on the US retailer Nordstrom supplied by the student and answers questions on the impact of political, legal, regulatory, technological, social, competitive and economic influences on the firm and their marketing and considers how the firm may set up and market itself in a new country. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
This 15 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student. The CareGroup, a healthcare organization, suffered a major IT outage which impacted sufficiently on operations. The paper outlines the background of the case, identifies the problems and then analyses of the problems before making recommendations for future strategies. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
This 16 page paper provides an overview of a case study for practice in the clinical setting. This paper reflects the importance of evidence-based practice in nursing. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This 3 page paper provides an overview of a clinical case study, using multiaxial diagnosis (DSM IV TR), and states and identifies diagnosis criteria for all the axes on the case scenario. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This 7 pagep paper provides an overview of a nursing case study, in this case an assessment of a patient prior to surgery. This paper assesses the factors that might impact his care. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 7 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student concerning the development of an information support system over a number of years. The paper assesses some of the problems and issues that were present and looks at the way these impacted the system development, considers the successes and makes recommendations for the future. The development is analysed using the systems development life cycle (SDLC). The bibliography cites 7 sources.
A 7 page research paper that describes the nursing diagnoses and goals appropriate to the indicated case study of an 80-year-old woman who has undergone hip replacement. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 6 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student, at the way in which Temsa Global compete, considering the way this is changed since 1984, strategies which may be needed for expansion and the benefit of investment in the research and development center. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 13 page paper is a case study based on a scenario supplied by the student. CCDC is a construction firm in the Middle East, which is looking for ways of improving their HRM strategy. The report looks at the issues facing the firm and identifies suitable strategies including adopting a policy of creating employee engagement and increasing training and development. The report looks at how and why the strategies should be adopted supported by the underlying theory, and the ways in which they will compliment existing policies. The bibliography cites 20 sources.
This 20 page paper is a case study based on a case supplied by the student. The background to the firm, vision and mission and competitive strategy are assessed. The environment is examined using Porters Five Forces framework and the competitive position of the firm assessed. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 7 page research paper (which includes an abstract) and offers a proposal for a research study that evaluate Care Partner teams, composed of an RN and a PCT (Patient Care Technician). Bibliography lists 6 sources.
A 12 page research paper that examines and discusses various aspects of a hypothetical research study proposal to investigate why people wish to avoid jury duty. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 9 page paper considers the issue of the presence of APOE and the risk of the development of late onset Alzheimer's disease. This paper is a research proposal for this problem and outlines the study of a possible subject population. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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.
A 9 page paper. The writer presents a scenario of a CEO who decides to embed empowerment in the company culture. The scenario points out things the CEO did that were wrong and focuses on three theories, change, empowerment and corporate culture to demonstrate how the CEO failed. The ideas from Bolman and Deal's Leading With Soul are also incorporated into the paper. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This 26 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. Continental Cablevision Inc is an American company that wants to increase its revenues and profits. The company has the opportunity to enter into a joint-venture arrangement with a Flintelco in the Argentinean market. The paper considers the desirability of the Argentinean market and assesses whether or not Flintelco is a good potential partner. The opportunities and risks of the venture identified, the cost of the venture is assessed and a final recommendation made. The bibliography cites 20 sources.
11 pages in length. Remaining within the higher end of industry competition is an ongoing challenge; maintaining a position of power and influence is only as secure the competition's next strategic move. Indeed, staying above board when it comes to a company's ranking is an ever-changing entity that flows with the ebb and tide of the given market; when profits begin to go south, operations must be analyzed so as to restructure and regain control. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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.
Cima manufactures mountaineering and hiking boots. The growth in the market has slowed down and now the firm has to decide on a future marketing strategy. This 7 page paper looks at the future strategies that are open to the company, examines the strengths and weaknesses of each strategy before making a recommendation. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
This 4 page paper evaluates a case where a job analysis is indicated. Methods of job analysis are explored and recommendations are made. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 5-page paper examines accounting and financial aspects a potential job applicant needs to examine before accepting a job. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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.
This 10 page paper looks at a fictions case supplied by the student concerning issues of hedging and currency exchange risk. EMC is an Australian mining company, the paper answers 6 questions, looking at the different ways hedging may take place and their associated advantages and disadvantages, identifying the different exchange rate risk faced by the Australian company trading and borrowing US dollars, a discussion on why many Australian mining companies suffered in the 1980's due to the high level of borrowing in US dollars and use of forward contracts, the different way economic changes may be hedged and the reasons why a firm in this scenario may choose not to undertake a hedging strategy. The bibliography cites 7 sources.
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.
This 3-page paper provides suggestions on how ACME, a motor manufacturer, can outsell its foreign competition and regain market share. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 4 page paper looks a the case of BabyCare Ltd. The paper answers three questions, first there is an assessment regarding the attractiveness of the firm as an investment, the second part of the paper assesses the business model in terms of its use in an emerging market. The last part of the paper looks at the financing options that are presented to the firm.
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.
This 6-page paper discusses legal options and principles that Alumina Inc. needs to determine in regards to a potential lawsuit. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 3 page paper is based on financial reports supplied by the student concerning a water bottling firm. The paper interprets the financial results, pinpoints where the firm has problems and makes some suggestions to improve performance.
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.
This 5-page paper constructs the formation of a Hypothetical University, from its governing board, to its leader. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 3-page paper examines a case of negotiation and conflict management through the fictional town of Dismal City. Bibliography lists 1 source.
A 4 page paper that discusses three motivational theories: biological, psychosocial, and interactionist. The differences in the reasons each of three people are striving for a promotion are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 4 page paper looks at the case of a hotel that is considering increasing prices. The paper is written in two parts. The first part of the paper looks at whether there should be a focus in increasing the room rate or the occupation rate to maximize revnue. The second part of the paper discusses what other factors should be considered such as actions and reactions of the competition, marketing and the sale of complimentary services. The bibliography cites 1 source.
This 3 page paper looks at the case of Dell in 2006, when the firm was losing sales and market share in most countries. The paper considers the poison of Dell and looks at strategies that should be used in order to recover. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
This 9 page paper looks at a case concerning English employment law and assesses three different scenarios. The first concerns the way that work conditions are provided with cramped conditions and glaring computer monitors. The second issue concerns vicarious liability of the employer for an employee who catapults scissors across a room and injures another employee. The last issue considered is a scenario where an employer writes a false reference. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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.
This 4 page paper answers questions set by the student regarding difficulties in the production line at Toyota in the US, including an explanation of the andon system and an assessment of why the problems arose.
This 7 page paper looks at the example of a health organization that decided to migrate from paper-based patient records to electronic patient records. The goals of the migration are outlined, different considerations and implementation processes which were used are discussed and the outcome is summarized. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
This 6 page paper looks at a case supplied by the student, CelluClear have the opportunity to accept a large contract. The order is larger than their capacity and will involve opportunity costs. The situation is analysed in order to assess the best way for CelluClear to maximise profit. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
This 6 page paper is based on a case study provided by the student. The company has been facing increased competition and reducing costs. The paper starts by reviewing the reasons for the difficulties in terms of cost control, identifying where costs have increased and giving general background to the case. The potential impact of outsourcing production of one product (manifolds) is considered in terms of the overhead costs and then projections are presented for the following year, one where production carries on a one-way production is outsourced. The paper ends with a recommendation. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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.
This 4 page paper looks at a company that wants to control costs. Answering questions set by the student a standardized cost of production is calculated, potential variances are discussed and the ethical issues of inflating the price to a supplier to help them make a profit is considered. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
A 16 page paper. Magnet Designation has become a highly coveted designation. It is a program that focuses on nurses. This paper explains the 14 Forces of Magnetism and what an organization must do to achieve this recognition. A Veterans Administration hospital is used as an example. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
10 pages in length. Susie's diagnosis of bipolar disorder with manic episode and psychotic features is supported by delusional events combined with tremendous emotional highs and equally spiraling lows. Understanding the myriad potential causes of BPD leads one to consider environmental influences as the primary reason in Susie's case, inasmuch as her upbringing was clearly indicative of an emotionally sterile environment where Susie felt distanced from her parents and never truly created the critical connection with them necessary for healthy emotional development. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
This 4-page paper answers public relations questions pertaining to aspartame (brand name: NutraSweet).
This 5 page paper looks at a case supplied by the student; Frantek. The paper considers the different ways transaction will be treated in accounting terms, looking at revenue recognition, the need for certainty and assumption that need to be made. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
A 3 page paper that begins with a discussion of CEO and managerial roles as identified by Mintzberg. The daily activities of a hypothetical police chief are then ascribed to the three major roles as identified by Mintzberg. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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.
This 8 page paper looks at the case that he provided by student and considers the actions which should be taken by company which has interests in 4 different industries. The company has to decide which industries to invest in, and which interests you should sell. The paper looks at the current position in choices available to the company and the makes recommendations.
A 5 page paper that provides a brie overview of this company and the situation it faced in the 1980s. the paper discusses what the new CEO did, its failure to recognize Komatsu as a real competitor, what it did and recommendations for the future. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
A 5 page paper that provides an overview of this company, its competition with Caterpillar, the situation as it existed when the case was written and how the company arrived at that point and recommendations for the future. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This 5 page paper examines a University of Phoenix simulation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 4 page paper considers the case of Alumina, this fictitious case supplied by the student, sees a company accused of contaminating a lake and causing a local girl to develop leukemia. The paper looks at the potential tort issues. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
This 4 page paper discusses the case of GM's powertrain plant in Fredericksburg. The paper begins by reviewing a few of the positive changes the new manager made and the challenges he now faces. The options the case presents are analyzed and one is recommended. Bibliography lists 1 sources.
This 7 page paper looks Callaway Golf and the strategy it uses to compete. The firm is examined to identity the relevant competitive strategies that the firm is using, including assessment of the way innovation and technology are utilized, the market position of the goods, the value and importance of economies of scope and scale and the value of vertical integration. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
This 14 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. NovaCare is a company providing therapy services to a large number of clients. The firm faces a number of challenges, including the introduction of a new IT system; NovaNet. The paper considers the way that the firm can be examined with the use of a decision and problem modeling approach. Soft system modeling is discussed as the most appropriate system, its choice is justified and the way it can be applied is examined. The bibliography cites 11 sources.
This 13 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student; the Coop in Italy. The supermarket industry in if you suffering as a result of an economic downturn, the Coop is undertaking some changes, moving towards a hard discount retail strategy. This paper answers four questions that by the student, the first looks at whether the Coop are leaders in change or followers in change, reacting to external influences. The second question considers whether or not the marketing strategy of the company will need to change. The first part of the paper discusses the key success factors required for a company following a hard discount grocery retailing strategy, and the last part the paper looks at the strengths and weaknesses of the Coop entering the discount market. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
This is a 27 page paper discussing the influence of fashion magazines throughout history on consumer society, culture and their status in the 1990s. The history of the fashion industry in relation to cultural influences, consumerism and the projected images of women and men in today’s society has led to a great deal of research in the fields of sociology, psychology and economics. While fashion magazines have changed their format a great deal in the past century as today their pages contain over one third in advertisements, their content has also changed a great deal. Initially the focus of fashion magazines was women’s clothing and the models were portrayed as older elite women who replaced the dolls previously used. Although women models replaced the dolls, there was no emphasis on the body of the woman. Men did not appear in advertisements and no close-ups were taken of the models. The influence of the fashion magazine on the female consumer at the beginning of the 20th century reflected the expectations of society in regards to conservative or opulent looks depending on the decade. Today, fashion magazines tend to reflect the standards, or lack of standards, as now seen in the music and media industries. Models within fashions magazines, both men and women, are seen as the disturbingly images that continuously reflect not necessarily the expectations of society but the unreal and artificial world of the media. Studies in focus groups have found that most women and men feel that they can discern from the images presented in fashion magazines those images which are more “realistic” than others. In addition, it appears that in regards to consumer choice, fashion magazines are considered one of the less reliable sources available to consumers who prefer peer, family and local store recommendations over that of fashion magazines which appear as unreliable and unrealistic in regards to most situations and events.
Bibliography lists 17 sources.
This is a 27 page paper discussing the influence of British fashion magazines on the British consumer society and their influences throughout history up and including the 1990s. The history of the fashion industry in relation to cultural influences, consumerism and the projected images of women and men in today’s society has led to a great deal of research in the fields of sociology, psychology and economics. While fashion magazines have changed their format a great deal in the past century as today their pages contain over one third in advertisements, their content has also changed a great deal. While researching the development of British fashion magazines within the last century, magazines such as Vogue, Elle and InStyle, initially showed that the focus of fashion magazines was women’s clothing and the models were portrayed as older elite women who replaced the dolls previously used. The influence of the fashion magazine on the female consumer at the beginning of the 20th century reflected the expectations of society in regards to conservative or opulent looks depending on the decade. Today, British fashion magazines tend to reflect the standards, or lack of standards, as now seen in the music and media industries. A recent study of focus groups’ opinions of images found in Vogue magazine found that most women and men feel that they can discern from the images presented in fashion magazines those images which are more “realistic” than others. In addition, it appears that in regards to consumer choice, fashion magazines are considered one of the less reliable sources available to consumers who prefer peer, family and local store recommendations over that of fashion magazines which appear as unreliable and unrealistic in regards to most situations and events. Nevertheless, the continued popularity of fashion magazines and their continued focus on the Western and/or American entertainment industries as a source for fashion is considered as a reflection of societal cues and consumer behavior.
Bibliography lists 26 sources.
In their article, Constructions of
survival and coping by women who have survived childhood sexual abuse,
Susan L. Morrow and Mary Lee Smith utilized grounded theory in providing
qualitative research. This 5 page paper explores and analyses the
methods and results of their study in terms of grounded theory
principles. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
(10 pp) Hypertension, one of the most common
medical problems, affects 60 million people in the
US. Recent studies show that only 57% of patients
known to be hypertensive are controlled.
Hypertension is a risk factor for a multitude of
potentially life-threatening illnesses. Called the
"silent killer," hypertension is usually
asymptomatic. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
A 14 page paper that discusses the varied psychological
principles which involve the issues of attachment in relationship to personality
development. While there are many different components that go into making up an
individual personality style, attachment plays many different roles in personality
development. Attachment primarily begins with our attachment to our primary caregiver,
and it is through this relationship that all other attachments, and relationships, are based.
A discussion of the importance of infant attachment is addressed, as well as a study which
illustrates how important the primary caregiver is in developing personality and
attachments in later life. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 12-page paper is a case study of Blockbuster Inc. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 3-page paper analyzes the case study entitled "The Rise of Finland's Nokia."
This 4 page case study analysis focuses on the product life cycle. No bibliography.
This 8 page paper discusses various scientific studies which support the idea that the moon affects human behavior. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 5 page paper provides an overview of transportation planning as a part of urban studies. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 5 page paper relates the nature of groundwater studies, including groundwater hydrology and issues of water quality. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 10-page paper analyzes the case study entitled "Electronic Child Health Network," detailing an e-health network in Canada. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 5 page paper evaluates a case study on media ethics. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A paper which considers medical ethics with regard to professional codes of practice and Seedhouse's Ethical Grid, with reference to a specific case study.
This 3 page paper provides a SWOT analysis for this case study based on information submitted by a student. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 3-page paper examines technologies used for the study of ozone depletion. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 3-page paper is an example of a grant proposal for purposes of studying and researching a particular family.
This 4-page paper is an analysis of a study performed on Taco Bell's Labor-Management System (LMS) and its effectiveness on labor distribution and customer service.
This 5-page paper provides a case and operations study on Panera Bread. Topics covered include a situational analysis, industry analysis and strategic recommendations.
This 10 page paper reviews four peer reviewed studies on College students and alcohol abuse. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 10 page paper outlines two different case studies in human resources. This paper considers the issues raised and possible solutions.
This 5-page paper involves a case study of Precision Systems, Inc. and how its order department attempts to implement TQM.
A 3 page paper which discusses a case study of a woman’s experience with the glass ceiling. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 4 page paper, which discusses various aspects of the home video game industry, is based entirely on a case study.
This 5 page paper provides an overview of a potential study on binge drinking. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 5 page paper examines a case study prepared for Marriott and determines what the best financial decision would be for this company in order to maximize shareholder wealth.
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.
A 6 page research paper that offers a detailed word study on the words counsel, advice, help and wisdom. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
A 5 page article review that summarizes the principal points of a research study, offering analysis. Research pertaining to childbirth and the significance that this life events has for women supports the pivotal role that nursing support plays in the birth experience. Exploring this topic, the study designed by MacKinnon, McIntyre, and Quance (2005) investigated the what it meant to a study group of Canadian women to have a nurse present during labor and childbirth. These researchers decided to approach the issue of a nurse's role during labor from a previously unexplored perspective and focused on the meaning attributed to nursing presence. This examination of this study explores the parameters of this research and its relevance to nursing practice. No additional sources cited.
This 3 page paper provides an overview of two different articles refering to the same research study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 10-page paper investigates research and studies concerning leadership styles and their impact on motivation. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
A 12 page literature review examining the value of accountants to the small business. The literature review is for use in a study of small businesses in which they will be surveyed regarding the sources of the accounting expertise they use, for the purpose of relating accounting presence and business failure. The original purpose of this literature review was to locate and discuss articles focusing on small businesses’ use and employment of accounting personnel in support of an upcoming study of that relationship and its effect on the course of development of the small enterprise. No such specific information appears to be available, however, a surprising discovery in light of the critical nature of efficient and optimal operation of business of any size. Despite the dearth of information directly related to the proposed hypotheses for the study, the information that does exist points to the need for the proposed study. Bibliography lists 19 sources.
This 9 page paper provides an overview of existing studies and research on the use of narrative therapy for families. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 5-page paper answers case study questions about a cultural situation between U.S. company H-G and Uganda.
This 5-page paper details a case study of capital raise requirements for the Chilean-based phone company.
This 8-page paper analyzes the Smith & Falmouth case study, discussing the importance of leadership and change.
A 5 page research paper that draws upon a case study to offer an overview of acute renal failure. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 16-page paper focuses on the Broadway Cafe case study, along with information technology and information systems advise. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
This 8-page paper discusses a case study concerning Lenovo's acquisition of IBM. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This 6-page paper is a case study analysis about Haier and globalization. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 7-page paper examines socio-technology systems as introduced by the case study about Telebank Call Center. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 8-page paper discusses problems occurring from a project management perspective in the case study about Woody's. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 8-page paper is an analysis of the Harvard Business School case study "SuperValu Inc: Professional Development Program." Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 4-page paper analyzes branding through a case study about Rosewood Hotels. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This 5-page paper discusses the case study pertaining to Rock of Ages, a granite quarry and monument manufacturer. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 4-page paper is a study pertaining to the Farm Financial Standards Council Case. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 5-page paper provides an analysis of the Harvard Business School case study "Recruitment of a Star."
This 3-page paper is an analysis of the case study "Thanks for Nothing," which covers employee recognition. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 4-page paper discusses a case study concerning genetic testing in the workplace. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 5-page paper focuses on analysis of the case study "Guidant: Radiation Therapy." Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 5-page paper discusses Avon's strategic initiatives and executives as part of the case study entitled "Making Over Avon." Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 14 page paper that reviews two articles in the field of education, one of which is quantitative and the other is qualitative. The essay begins with an explanation of quantitative research and qualitative research. Because one of the articles is a case study, this method is also explained. The first article is a study from the UK and addresses a problem of the lack of progress as students transfer to high school. It looks specifically at science performance at year 6 – 8. The second article is a case study of a multilevel interdisciplinary team teaching approach used at a large urban high school. Besides reporting the studies, the writer comments on the research styles of each investigator. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 3 page research paper that offers an outline for the methodology section of a proposed research study. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency charged with overseeing whether or not both the private and public sectors of the economy use non-discriminatory hiring practices. The proposed research study suggests a methodology that examines the past and present of the EEOC by examining the content of news articles on the EEOC that have been published in the popular press, that is, non-academic sources. Please note that this paper does not contain references to these news articles, but simply outlines procedure for a proposed study. The hypothesis for this study would be that such an examination would point toward whether or not the EEOC was fulfilling its mandate. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 30 page paper provides an overview of a proposal and the final research study on diversity planning. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
A 14 page research proposal involving a study of women in WWII. Bibliography lists 30 sources.
A 13 page paper discussing the communications aspects of IT project management and providing a study of IT portfolio management (ITPM) as a means of increasing transparency and protecting the schedules of projects already underway. The study concludes that the IT project manager should not reject suggested alterations out of hand, but that the organization should agree to begin alteration of the project upon completion if omissions are discovered after the project has begun. In the end, it is communication and respect for individuals that lead to project success. The project itself must be well-thought out and well planned. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 8 page paper offers a synopsis of five articles that focus, in some way, on career counseling or career development of gays and lesbians. The first article reports some of the many guidelines from the American Psychological Association for counselors working with gays, lesbians and bisexuals. The next one focuses on gay men although there are comments about lesbians. This article discusses the need to have special programs for counseling gay men in the workplace. The third discussion is about a book for career counselors in which challenges and barriers as well as helpful suggestions are provided. Next, is an article about the paucity of research studies of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered students on the college campus and the reasons for this dearth of studies. The last article talks about career counseling for adolescents and the special problems this group faces. The articles are compared. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 17 page paper actually responds to the question: What are the outcomes when college students are able to fulfill their spiritual needs? The essay begins with an introduction to spiritual development in adults. One author believes spirituality is part of human nature. Studies have shown that despite the media reporting on binge drinking, a large proportion of our college students are very spiritual and they believe it is important to integrate spirituality and/or religion into their lives. Many are turning to the traditional morals and practices their parents avoided. A study from UCLA is discussed because it provides the most amount of data relative to spirituality on our college campuses. The differences between students who are highly spiritual and those who are not are discussed. Data are included. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
A 7 page research paper that offer guidance to a student in formulating the first several chapters of a research study proposal that deals with the emergent phenomenon of complexity compression. The purpose of this study project is to conduct a literature review and provide a thorough synthesis of available literature on this topic, with a particular focus that offers ways in which the stress and unworkable nature of complexity compression can be ameliorated. Complexity compression is defined as the expectation that nurses will "assume additional, unplanned responsibilities while simultaneously conducting their multiple responsibilities in a condensed time frame" (MNA, 2008). Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 9 page literature review that addresses the use of the Internet in teaching math and science in the elementary classroom. Elementary school teachers today are confronted not only with the sometimes daunting task of instructing a diverse student population in the intricacies of science and mathematics, but they are also frequently required to incorporate new technology into their pedagogy as they do so, such as the Internet. This review of relevant literature on this topic examines several questions. First of all, it asks if use of the Internet helps or hinders the instruction of elementary student in regards to studying science and math, or is it simply one more item to be addressed in an overworked teacher's busy agenda? Assuming that the use of the Internet facilitates educational goals for elementary schoolchildren studying math and science, what are the best pedagogical practices in regards to Internet instruction? Bibliography lists 15 sources.
There is a great deal of research that indicates there is a gender difference in the classroom when studying IT. Most research indicates that female students are disadvantaged and are not reaching their full potential. However, there is also some research that indicates there is equality. This 30 page paper undertakes a literature review to identify the relevant studies and how gender differences may be manifesting and then conducts primamry research based on a questionnaire supplied by the student to test the empirical evidence. The paper then correlates the primamry research and the literature review in a discussion and recommendations. The bibliography cites 15 sources.
An 11 page research study (including an abstract) that consists of a literature review of scholarly research and articles available online through the Internet databases. Through this investigation, the researcher endeavors to contrast and compare early childhood (preschoolers) to senior adults (age 60 or older) in regards to social, cognitive and physical developmental domains. The review encompasses 12 sources, which includes sources for establishing a theoretical base. The researcher analyzes this data in order to reach conclusions about the generations and concludes that while there are, of course, marked differences, the literature supports the study hypothesis that there are numerous common factors across the generations that support the conceptualization of the lifespan as a continuum and not a series of distinct, separate stages. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
A 5 page book review of C.K. Barrett's The New Testament Background: Selected Documents (1956). For the theology student, the study of New Testament scriptures also involves consideration of the wealth of collected wisdom and experience that is recorded in ancient literature, as these works describe the "history and thought of the world in which the Church was born" (Barrett xvii). Theology students hear constant references to this compendium of knowledge from their professors without usually encountering these works first hand, as most students never read these works themselves. Considering these facts, C.K. Barrett concluded that theology students need a guide to ancient world literature that aids them in regards to New Testament studies. Consequently, Barrett compiled such a text, which cites a variety of ancient documents that--collectively--offer a comprehensive picture for the modern student of the ancient world. No additional sources cited.
A 33 page research paper that offers a review of literature addressing this topic. The following study surveys a broad-selection of scholarly literature pertaining to the effect that CBI has on increasing reading achievement. Using Internet resources and database, the researcher located articles describing empirical research studies with CBI and also articles summarizing and discussing CBI in regards to reading. These articles are summarized in an extensive literature review and then summarized and analyzed as to content and the resulting implications. Results from this investigation were mixed, but, on the whole, they support the contention that CBI does increase student reading achievement. However, the researcher also discusses literature that disagrees with this assessment and what this suggests as to future ramifications. Paper includes 1 page abstract and a 2 page table of contents. Bibliography lists 30 sources.
7 pages in length. To understand man's behavior and mental processes is to realize the capacity, quirks and composition of the human mind; as a result, studying psychology provides a greater awareness of how each individual harbors altogether different stimuli that creates said behavior and mental processes. It is imperative for these aspects to be clearly understood within the context of interaction with others and with oneself in order to better appreciate the diversity that exists between and among people. Moreover, the study of psychology provides the medical community with adequate tools to help those whose behaviors and mental processes are askew and need realignment. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
5 pages. This article critique provides a guide to use that will include several important points. One of these is that there is a clear specification of the problem under investigation as well as the background of the problem. The significance of the study is discussed as well as the potential contribution to educational theory. The research and practice that is necessary for this study and finally, the hypothesis and data collection procedures are critiqued. Major strengths and weaknesses of the research are also pointed out. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 4 page paper reviewing three research efforts based on employee surveys, each at a different company: Chubb Group, Ritz-Carlton and Ernst and Young. All of these companies used qualitative surveys in the form of self-completed questionnaires to discover the information they needed in making management decisions regarding employee retention. In the present study, it is likely that the company’s effort alone will be valuable. When that effort is followed by real change and lasting benefit, then a byproduct of the effort involved in such research is more positive morale. This is an anticipated benefit of the present study. The paper is a continuation of KSbusResMgmtStyPl.rtf and KSbusResMgStySurv.rtf. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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.
A 16 page paper that begins with an abstract. The introduction comments on the dearth of studies that offer empirical evidence of the effects of creativity in a company and also addresses the difficulties with the topic, including dualisms. The writer then explains and discusses the controversy regarding models of creativity and offers an introduction to two specific models designed to enhance creativity in the organization. Creative problem solving is discussed next, including techniques that have been found to be effective. The writer then turns to a case study of the business community Hong Kong, in general, and which models and techniques would likely help as they face new challenges in the market. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
This 6 page paper presents the methodology section for a real study. The paper includes an introduction, which presents some of the research regarding parent involvement and student achievement as well as the types of parental involvement. Hypothesis and purpose of study are identified. Subjects and procedure are described and statistical analyses are explained. The result section presents conclusions. The specific topic has to do with math achievement in First and Third Grades. Tutorial suggestions are included. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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.
A 22 page paper that explores the Doctrine of the Holy Trinity. Systematic theology is an approach that studies all the facts about a specific topic. The Theological Method is one where three questions are kept in mind during the investigation and study. This exploration of the Trinity follows the precepts of systematic theology and the theological method. The essay firs explains systematic theology and cites the three questions in the theological method. It then begins tracing the historical foundations for the doctrine of the Trinity citing numerous sources, including the both the Old Testament and the New Testament. The thesis is that although a doctrine may not be found explicitly in Scripture, it may still be a Biblical doctrine. This is shown throughout the evidence presented in this essay. Bibliography lists 20 sources.
This 2 page paper reviews a journal article entitled, "Got Pain? Got the Blues? Try the Music Cure." The healthy benefits of music have been known for thousands of years. There has been a renewed interest in recent years. The article cited offers general comments as well as the results of a number of studies in which music was used with patients. There is also one study related to college students and the increase in their IQ score. Bibliography lists 1 source.
An 11 page paper that begins by discussing the difficulties of defining the concept of culture. The writer then discusses cultural psychologists and some authors' opinion that the approach to studying culture is unsystematic. Two unsystematic approaches are explained and three typical orientations to studying culture in psychology are also explained. Three examples are provided to illustrate the need for cultural competence, two in business and one in education. The write concludes with further comments about cultural psychology and the need for more research before psychologists will know how psychological principles can be applied in different cultures. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
This 5 page paper provides an overview of how organizations and individuals are studied. Studies and theories from psychology and sociology are discussed in light of business research. Similarities regarding individuals and organizations include goal oriented strategies and attention to the aging process.
Bibliography lists 9 sources.
A 9 page paper critiquing a 2000 study of gender differences in recovery from cardiac surgery. The article is highly useful to nursing practice. It is methodologically strong and provides practicing nurses with sound and practical advice for their women patients undergoing cardiac surgery. The findings of this study provide information that nurses can directly communicate to women patients in the form of warning that any delay in feelings of wellbeing is only temporary; that with time (less than three months) they will be experiencing full benefits of their surgeries; and that those benefits will not only be physical but will include a stronger sense of wellbeing as well. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
A 6 page paper. The writer reports various studies that confirm a shortage of nurses now and in the future and the implications of that shortage. For example, nurses work more mandated overtime, leaving them more tired and more stressed. The essay also reports studies that show a direct link between the shortage of nurses and the quality of care patients receive. The essay comments on the aging of the population and its impact. The writer comments on ethical issues related to access to quality care. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
An 11 page paper discussing the value of mentoring in nursing. Mentoring is a nursing practice that is simultaneously informal and prescribed in the organization supporting it. In those organizations most devoted to improvement in all areas of operation, mentoring can be a valuable tool in improving patient outcome while enhancing efforts to recruit and retain high-quality nursing staff. The experienced nurse provides personal navigation for the new graduate who has studied theory and now is faced with putting it into practice. The mentor explains and demonstrates approaches and rationale, and gives practical meaning to all those theories the new graduate has studied but not yet put into practice. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
A 5 page paper analyzing the report of a psychological study. Nesler, Storr and Tedeschi (1993) conducted a study of female college students using the Interpersonal Judgment Scale (IJS) as the instrument by which the researchers rated a "liking" scale. The bottom-line conclusion of the researchers in "The interpersonal judgment scale: a measure of liking or respect?" is that the IJS may be limited in its ability to measure attraction. The purpose here is to review the article, but also to comment on general research methods. Design and validity are two primary points of focus. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 3 page paper outlines the way in which network and interconnectivity may be studied. The paper starts by looking at different forms of networks and the way that interconnectivity is seen. The influences on the way networks operate and the links with modern technology are also explored. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
This 6 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student; Bead Bar, to assess the outline of a potential network structure. The paper considers the background of the company, the use of the network, topology and architecture and the inherent advantages and disadvantages in the choices made. The recommendations made included a distributed network and a client/server architecture. The bibliography cites resources.
This 4 page paper looks a concept of a ‘Smart Business’ and integrated technology answering three questions set by the student. The first question discusses the way in which information technology may be perceived in an objective manner, the second question considers the influence of politics and power on the way IT is implemented and the last price concept of smart business to a case study provided by the student. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
This 13 page paper discusses meditation and the incorporation of it into the practice of the psychotherapist. Scientific studies discussed and outlined, specific methodology is suggested with thesis, proposal and analysis of past research. Bibliography lists 14 sources.
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.
10 pages in length. The authors of a 1987 article appearing in the American Journal of Epidemiology contend that there is a considerable difference between physical fitness and physical activity in relation to patients with ischemic heart disease. In 'Protection Against Ischemic Heart Disease In The Belgian Physical Fitness Study: Physical Fitness Rather Than Physical Activity?,' authors Sobolski, Kornitzer, De Backer, Dramaix, Bramowicz, Decre and Denolin attempt to enlighten readers to these differences, addressing the risk factors involved with both applications. The author offers a thorough critique of the article. No additional sources cited.
This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of Facebook and jealousy. A study is cited which provides statistical confirmation of the link between Facebook usage and jealousy in relationships. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 5 page research paper that offers several definitions of "addiction" and relates these definitions to illustrative case studies, while also addressing other issues. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 6 page overview of a family as an interrelated series of components. Presenting a fictional case study, this paper provides a genogram of the major relationships and an analysis of the family unit under Minuchin’s theory of the structured family. Bibliography lists 5 sources
This 5 page paper looks at the sustainability strategy at Wal-Mart considering it from a business perspective. The paper argues that in the past sustainability strategy has been half-hearted and that a new approach which demonstrates the way that environmental and business goals can be aligned is essential if the company wants to succeed in influencing its' suppliers and creating business opportunities in the long term. The paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The bibliography cites 7 sources.
A 10 page paper that begins by describing what Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is and its incidence among children and adults. The paper then discusses ADHD and the brain, reporting results of studies that identify the parts of the brain that do not function correctly. In the last part of the paper, the writer discusses learning and cognitive theories with comments regarding the challenges the ADHD student faces. Bibliography lists 14 sources.
This 3 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The paper is written in three parts, the first considers how and why budgets and performance reports may be useful. The second part of the paper discusses the potential impact on ethics on the way that decisions are made. The last part of the paper looks at what type of accounting information would be useful in the decision making process. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
A 4 page article critique that examines a study by Sharek, et al (2004), which looked at data concerning asthma disease management in children. While asthma is the most common chronic childhood disease, there is currently “no validated ‘gold standard’ for measuring’ asthma outcomes (Sharek, et al, 2004, p. 797). Frequently asthma intervention are evaluated by utilizing a variety of disease status outcomes, but this can lead to ambiguous information and, subsequently, an increase in errors. Sharek, et al (2004) address this problem. No additional sources cited.
A 6 page paper offering several questions and rationale for them. The questions are to constitute a more involved survey of senior financial managers, a companion to a 21-item survey including questions requiring only short answers and rating on a Likert-type scale. Those questions are contained in KSacctCorpGov2.rtf, which also provides the literature and proposed method for a study of how changes in financial reporting standards affect corporate governance and senior financial managers’ behavior and perceptions. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
A 10 page paper that includes these sections: abstract, stimulus statement and topic, teacher competence to teach multicultural education, what we know about technology and student achievement and technology in pre-service multicultural education classes, what we do not know and recommendations. There are many suppositions that make good sense about the value of technology when teaching multicultural lessons but there seems to be very little empirical evidence. Data are provided for studies where technology was used with ELL and disadvantaged students for math and writing. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
A paper which looks at the way in which children are depicted in literature which deals with the Holocaust, in both autobiographical works and fiction, the importance of such works as a resource in Holocaust studies, and the way in which contemporary children respond to such accounts of their forebears’ experiences.
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.
Focusing on a case study of a soon-to-be high school graduate, this paper discusses decision-making capabilities of adolescents (focusing mainly on theories by Jean Piaget) and provides a "plan" to help this particular young woman out of her dilemma. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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.
This paper is a study of the Glioma Brain Tumor, with some emphasis placed on GBM. The paper examines the symptoms and treatment of gliomas, as well as the causes of the disease. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 8 page paper reviews a qualitative research article on childhood obesity. The paper looks at the research by Lynn Kelly and Barbra Patterson reported in the article “Childhood Nutrition: perceptions of carers in a Low Income Urban Setting” and assesses the research, considering what was being studied, if it was undertaken in an effective way and the appropriateness of the methodology, along with the strengths and weaknesses of the research. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
A 6 page paper discussing approaches to dealing with data in qualitative research methods. The paper answers three questions, two of which begin with Creswell's (1997) qualitative methods book. Another question focuses on case study research. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
An 11 page research paper that addresses multiple issues pertaining to how research is conducted. The writer defines numerous terms and discusses the differences between quantitative and qualitative research, inductive and deductive reasoning and also the advantages of mixed method research studies, among other topics. Bibliography lists 26 sources.
A 4 page paper discussing several scales intended to measure attitudes and perceptions. Each has benefits depending on the type of measurement being sought, but some have increased potential for introducing researcher bias into the study in which they are used. The purpose here is to discuss the relative merits of the Likert, Thurstone, Semantic Differential and Stapel scales. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 10 page research paper (including an annotated bibliography) that proposes the framework for a hypothetical research study on the nature role of the family in the spiritual development of children. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
A 10 page (M.L.A. style) proposal for researching the connection between divorce and depression among children. The divorce rate continues to increase, as does teen suicide and reports of depression in children. Many of today’s children are living with or through divorce, and some researchers maintain that we are creating divorce-engendered depression in children. The paper discusses proposed methods and provides a theoretical rationale for the study. The MLA-style bibliography lists 14 sources.
This 18 page paper is a proposal, literature review and methodology with a pilot study for a dissertation looking at the impact of substance abuse, such as drug addiction or alcohol abuse, on parenting, specifically the way in which substance abuse can impair parent - child communications directly and indirectly. The paper considers prenatal substance abuse and the way it may impact a child’s development and communisations abilities, then the abuse of substances after birth and the direct interference it may cause. The bibliography cites 13 sources.
This 10 page paper is an instrumentation paper looking at how data will be collected for research into the potential strategies for the low cost airline Ryanair. The paper proposes a descriptive interpretive research methodology for a case study and looks at testing initial findings with quantitative research using surveys of potential passengers. The bibliography cites 7 sources.
This 10 page paper give a detailed proposal for a study to determine the level of acceptance and understanding of sex abuse in adults with learning disabilities. The paper includes a comprehensive literature review followed by a methodology for qualitative primary research. The bibliography cites 12 sources.
A 5 page paper that begins by defining ethnic animosity and relating it to racism. Researchers who address the issue of hate crimes, including crimes against whites are discussed. The increase in hate crimes, a violent expression of ethnic animosity, against Muslims and Middle Easterners following the September 11 attacks is reported. The writer then presents a proposal for a case study to investigate expressions of ethnic animosity on a college campus. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
A 10 page research paper that examines the literature pertaining to instruction of LEP (limited English Proficiency) students. The writer offers a literature review for a proposed research study that posits that LEP students will learn faster in a literacy-based, rather than phonics-based, program. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
A 3 page paper discussing the method that will be used in an upcoming study, explaining the choice of including both qualitative and quantitative components. The qualitative component will seek to discover teachers' and students' attitudes and perceptions, while the quantitative aspect will assess changes in grades as a result of the action research. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
A 3 page research paper that summarizes 3 studies, one quantitative, one qualitative and one mixed method on ADHD and offers an opinion as to which method is the best. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 3 page research paper that describes 2 research studies; discusses the difference between qualitative and quantitative research; and describes grounded theory in qualitative research. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of organizational development. A case study is reviewed to establish the major obstacles to organizational development in speaker notes to a PowerPoint presentation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of ethical systems. Using a case study, powerpoint speaker notes address formal and informal components of ethical systems. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This 10 page paper provides an overview of a powerpoint presentation, including the slides and speaker notes, that go along with a study on the use of blood pressure control measures for hypertensive patients in primary care. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 14 page paper is written in 3 parts. The first part of the paper defines a number of terms associated with the internet, word processing, spreadsheets and databases. The second part of the paper identifies a number of books, CD's and DVD's that would be useful to a business studies student and calculates costs for bulk purchase. The third part of the paper presents PowerPoint slides outlines the background and use of the internet. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
This 9 page paper is a PowerPoint presentation of 10 slides and speaker notes, presenting a research project to investigate why consumers follow poor environmental practices by not switching off electrical equipment when they have finished with it. The slides give an introduction, define the problem and the rationale for the study, the methodology and some of the expected results. The presentation ends by considering future research. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
This 5 page paper is written in 2 parts and is based on the case study provided by the student. The first part of the paper describes the way in which least-squares regression analysis has been used to project the demand for individual goods based on historical data provided to the last 4 years and then goes on to give an overview on the total projected demand for the company as a whole looking at the general trends. The second part of the paper is made up of four Microsoft PowerPoint slides that accompany the text. The bibliography cites 1 source.
A 5 page paper that begins with a specific dissertation’s research question and problem statement. The essay discusses the theoretical framework for a research study and applies it to this particular dissertation. The essay also includes a syllogism and comments on a dissertation rubric. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 9 page paper providing the text of PowerPoint® presentation slides and speaker notes examining the report of a study done for the purpose of developing an algorithm enabling more accurate assessment of hospital readmission rates across varied state systems. Benchmark data established using the approach developed here can be useful in tracking high-level changes in quality and patient outcome, either on a statewide level or through comparison of states’ progress. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 6 page paper includes 12 Powerpoint slides and two pages of notes. A case study is presented regarding a nurse and a CNA and how communication difficulties may arise. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
A 10 page article critique that examines a study by Jolly, Dorian and Alter (2006), entitled “The impact of implantable cardiac defibrillators for primary prophylaxis in the community: baseline risk and clinically meaningful benefits.” The writer summarizes and discusses each section of the report, referring to other sources where appropriate. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 6 page paper is a 14 slide PowerPoint presentation based on a case study supplied by the student. Minor Bus Company is a small bus company that is facing increased competition. The presentation looks at the issues and presents recommendations of the strategy the firm should adopt. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of airline fuel hedging. A quantitative study is outlined to determine a link between hedging and profits. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
A 4 page paper that begins by explaining what quantitative research is and provides a list of words and terms that the researcher needs to understand. The paper then presents an example of a quantitative research study. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 7 page article critique that describes a qualitative study undertaken by Tanofsky-Kraff, et al (2005), which investigated the relationship between dieting, childhood obesity and eating disorders. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 5 page paper discusses a case study supplied by the student. A company executive is proposing to build a new chemical plant in a Third World country knowing that the gases released cause a persistent haze and also can cause liver cancer in a very small number of people and mostly when they are elderly. The executive uses utilitarian philosophy to justify the proposal. This paper addresses specific questions related to the case. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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.
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.
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.
This is a 7 page study of multi-generation alcohol abuse in relation to a client case study. The client in this case study is affected by many stress agents which have been consistent throughout her 28 years of life. The single female client still lives at home with her family in a conservative religious household which has been dominated by her overbearing father who is a second generation alcoholic within his own history. The father smokes excessively with little consideration to others in the household. The client who is affected by second hand smoke nevertheless smokes marijuana herself and in a sense is the third generation of substance abuse. The family home remains cluttered and although they are aware of their daughter’s problems handling the home environment and her stress levels, they are not likely to change their situation.
Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This is a 5 page paper reviewing Steptoe et al (2003) trial “Behavioral Counseling to Increase Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables in Low Income Adults”. Investigators Steptoe et al (2003) conducted a randomized trial to study the effect behavioral counseling had in regards to increasing the consumption of fruit and vegetables in low income adults. The investigators were successful in outlining their assumptions for the study, participants, methods, assessment and measurements, results and conclusion in addition to including the limitations of their study. Using 271 participants aged 18-70 years old from a deprived ethnically mixed inner city area, the investigators conducted brief individual behavioral counseling sessions with groups based on the stage of change model as opposed to time matched nutrition education counseling. Assessment of self reported number of portions of fruit and vegetables as well as plasma carotene, tocopherol, ascorbic acid concentrations and urinary potassium excretion levels were taken at baseline, eight weeks and 12 months after the counseling sessions. Overall, it was found that consumption of fruit and vegetables increased in the behavioral (by 1.5 portions) and nutrition (by 0.9 portions) groups as well as an increase in the plasma carotene and tocopherol concentrations but the carotene levels were has a significantly higher increase in the behavioral group. The percentage of persons eating five or more portions per day increased by 42% in the behavioral group and 27% in the nutrition group. The investigators were able to surmise from these results that “brief individual counseling in primary care can elicit sustained increases in consumption of fruit and vegetables in low income adults in the general population” (Steptoe et al, 2003, p. 855).
Bibliography lists 1 source.
This is a 7 page paper discussing motivation in sport with examples from soccer. Motivation in sport is unique in regards to the study of motivation in psychology as many factors which seem to motivate athletes to increase perceived competence and performance are not the same as those recorded in other studies outside of the sport environment. Researchers A.V. Carron and R.H. Cox have compiled collections of motivational models which can be applied within the sport setting. While much of the research can be applied to athletes who compete on an individual level, much of it has also been applied to the team environment. Several research studies in the area of junior soccer have revealed that expectations of others and perceived self-control are high motivators in relation to perceived competence and performance. While many factors such as intrinsic self-confidence are required for high anxiety level components of the game, such as penalty shots, several other components related to expectations of others such as audience support are more consistent indicators of motivation in the sport of soccer.
Bibliography list 6 sources.
3 pages in length. After an uneventful birth, Carlos met and surpassed his first-year milestones but was not a bright and curious child who eagerly developed an understanding of the world around him; rather, he struggled emotionally due to the lack of supportive presence from his mother who did not want the pregnancy in the first place and a father whose own mental stability was in question. Now at eleven years old, Carlos has undergone a number of traumatic events not typically associated with his age group and has had great difficulty coping with the emotional insecurity he unwittingly developed during his most formative years. This instability has been manifesting itself in the form of truancy, aggressive behavior and violent tendencies. No bibliography. TLCcsboy.rtf
This 9 page paper looks at the UK furniture firm; DFS, a company that specializes in the sale of sofas. The paper starts by looking at the position of the firm, the strengths and weaknesses, the strategies and the way in which the customers respond to those strategies. The last part of the paper considers the potential future of the firm. The bibliography cites 9 sources.
This 8 page paper is based ion a case study supplied by the student. Written in three parts different issues faced BabyCare in China are considered. The first part of the paper considers whether or not the firm is a good investment. The second part of the paper looks at the direct sales model used by the company to determine if it is a good model for a developing country. The last part of the paper assesses the different financing options offered to the company. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
This 4 page paper applies the communication process to a hypothetical organization. The essay includes: the communication climate in the organization, strengths and weaknesses, management's approach and an example. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 4-page paper examines the leadership concepts of Carlos Ghosn and how they applied to Nissan's Japanese-style culture. Bibliogaphy lists 3 sources.
This 8 page paper looks at a case supplied by the student and shows how to work out the break even point and the sales required to gain the profit objective using the figures given. The impact of increasing costs, decreasing customers and the cost of a renovation are considered in terms of the impact it will have on the number of sales needed. All calculations are shown.
A 14 page paper that uses a student-supplied case study of EKEM, a fictitious furniture company in Australia. The writer spends approximately half the paper analyzing the company's operations and management as they exist, extremely low morale, slowed growth, and poor management styles. The next section includes different alternative strategies for the company to improve. Motivation is briefly explained along with examples as well as a more effective management style. The recommendation is to adopt TQM to save the company. Deming's 14 points are briefly outlined with comments and discussions about how this company will need to change. Bibliography lists 13 sources.
This 3-page paper is a review of Classic Airlines, a company facing the higher costs and increasing customer complaint load of many similar companies. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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.
This 4-page paper covers the socioethical remedies necessary for promotiong lean manufacturing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 4 page paper that responds to certain questions and issues in this case. The paper provides a summary of the case, symptoms of the problem, the leadership style used, the motivation of the individuals, team dynamics, what should have been done and recommendations for future strategies. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 7-page paper examines the ethics and stakeholders behind Therac-25, a device used to treat cancer. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 4 page paper looks at a case supplied by the student where there are different sales scenarios and questions regarding whether or not the revenue should be recognized. The paper then considers how other companies have dealt with similar scenarios and the impact of international accounting standards on the case. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
This 3 page paper looks at the way that a restaurant accounts have varied from the budgeted accounts and then goes on to show that the variation is due to costs that are not under the control of the manager. The paper argues for the use of responsibility accounting. The bibliography cites 1 source.
A 3 page paper. The first page reports an interaction between a pastor and an office worker that focuses on how God can save any child molester who suddenly says he repents while not saving a good person who is an atheist. The writer comments on the interaction and responds to specific questions such as why the interaction had an impact on the writer and what theological issues were included in the interaction. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
An 8 page paper. This paper is an extended version of PGprkga.RTF. In this version, there are six subheadings to correspond with the structure of a basic policy analysis problem. These sections are: verifying and defining the problem, establishing evaluation criteria for the solution, identifying alternative policies, assessing those alternatives, a matrix comparing each alternative to the criteria, recommendation and implementation of the new policies. The issue is parking spaces and a deficit in the school's budget, primarily because students and staff do not want to pay a daily rate on top of the annual permit price. 1 Table/Matrix included. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This 3-page paper focuses on a suggestion to a hospital to help shore up its finances and patient base, while examining nurse retention. Bibliography list 1 source.
This 12-page paper addresses various personnel issues, such as employee induction, the need for training and control systems. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This 7-page paper provides an analysis on potential environmental litigation for Alumunia, a fictitious company facing alleged environmental complaints. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 16 page constructed case study of GE during the Welch era. Sixteen individuals participated in a survey and interviews focusing on the Welch era and whether Welch-inspired principles still are operational at GE. Because Welch retired in 2001, the survey included only those who have been employed at GE since at least 1999. Recommendations for management include continuing six sigma programs while ensuring that GE focuses on customers. Another recommendation is that GE's senior management reassess the company's core competencies on a regular basis to retain the company's intentionality of action. Includes a 13-item questionnaire. Bibliography lists 14 sources.
A 10 page research paper. What effect does divorce have on the children? This question has resulted in a long and heated debate and there are studies to support almost any position someone wants to take. This paper discusses the question and reports the research in America and elsewhere. The paper takes the form of a research proposal and includes an introduction with problem statement; literature review, including data; summary and conclusions. The incidence of divorce for the U.S. and a few other countries are included. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
This 27 page paper is a research Proposal to Explore the Use of Decision Support System in E-Commerce and includes a literature review. The use of both E-commerce has increased tremendously over the last decade. E-commerce is usually seen as sales over the internet but actually incorporates any transactions over an electronic medium. This is usually seen as an advantage. This paper considers how the use of Decision Support Systems (DSS) may help a business to enhance their e-commerce strategy and align strategies so that the efficiency is increased and results in a better profit. Many companies, such as Air Canada and FedEx already use DSS to great advantage increasing the efficiency through management of their resources. These are systems designed espially for those companies, but DSS are also available over the counter for smaller companies. The paper then shows how, with the use of a qualitative case study, following an extensive literature review the student can undertake primary research to identify the option model for the use of DSS is any given industry. The bibliography cites 11 sources.
This 16 page paper is a research proposal to investigate why a football team that is performing well may still be seeing a decline in ticket sales. There is a great deal of literature that associated the demand for tickets with performance levels and outcome uncertainly. There is also a smaller level of studies that has identified other factors, such as ticket cost, weather, day of the week and employment status may also impact on attendance. This paper proposes primary quantitative research with casual fans of a football club to assess what influences are impacting on the attendance in order to develop a simple but comprehensive model of influences. The bibliography cites 15 sources.
This 6 page paper presents a proposal for a study in order to prove that a relationship exists between the two variables. A questionnaire is recommended but a controlled experiment to prove the same hypothesis is also examined.
Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 10 page paper presenting a business statistics exercise. Acme Doors manufactures garage doors that have been found to vary widely in final weight in the plant, a matter that can affect long-term performance and customers’ views of the level of quality of the product. A tenet of TQM is that quality increases as manufacturing efforts are increasingly brought within statistical control. A study sampling final product indicates that Acme’s manufacturing process will need to be refined before it eliminates product inspection in trying to implement TQM in its production activities. Includes 2 tables and 4 charts; PowerPoint presentation available. Bibliography lists 23 sources.
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.
This 18 page paper begins with a general introduction to qualitative and quantitative research designs, including a table that compares some of the major features of each. The writer then provides a comprehensive explanation of each approach. Different designs are also explained for each category of research, e.g., experimental, quasi-experimental, case study, phenomenographic research, exploratory method, historiographic research and grounded theory. Common terms in each approach are defined and the steps of each specific approach are reported. The writer comments on the strengths and weaknesses of both quantitative and qualitative research designs. The paper offers a comprehensive description and explanation of quantitative and qualitative research with examples in each category. 1 Table included. Bibliography lists 16 sources.
10 pages in length. Research is the lifeblood of any industry; to have the capacity to evaluate a certain aspect of a given sector in order to better approach business is paramount to standing toe-to-toe with one's competitors. In order to glean the most effective data pertaining to one's objective, however, it is critical to choose the most appropriate methodology. Ever since the concept of scientific research has existed, there has been a clear understanding that one - and only one - type of method was used for any given study; to veer off this convention track and incorporate more than one approach was to cast a shadow of doubt upon the ultimate findings and brand the researcher unfit to uphold the title. Times have changed to such an extent in the twenty-first century that not only is a mixed method approach acceptable over and above the singular use of a quantitative application, but it is fast becoming the methodology of choice by any researcher worth his or her reputation. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
A 7 page paper consisting of speaker notes for a 12-slide PowerPoint® presentation that is also available. Published in 2005, the qualitative study surveys members of the Boards of 18 companies included on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and identifies an appropriate Board approach to establishing and maintaining sustainability, one that can be used by other companies confronted with the issue of sustainability and the need to take a formal stance on it. The matrix that the authors create is one that can be seen as being quite adaptable for many different types of organizations in widely disparate industries. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 47 page paper is a full length dissertation examining the use of information technology and computer systems to help with decision making. The paper starts with an introduction, considering why this is an important issue and outlining the rest of the paper. The next section is a comprehensive literature review which looks at theories concerning decisions making, barriers to decision making and management systems designed to all technology to help with decision making. The paper then outlines the methodology for primary research using a case study school and presents some findings along with a discussion relating the findings to the literature review. The paper ends with some conclusions and recommendations. The bibliography cites 25 sources.
This 11 page paper is the first of two papers. The paper gives a proposal for research to identify to most effective ways of marketing low cost or budget airline companies in the UK. This first paper starts with a proposal, which includes justification for the research and a methodology. The paper then undertakes a literature review looking at the way marketing takes place. This section uses a case study to look at how one successful company; EasyJet is marketed and how the marketing forms a part of their core strategy and is both supportive and reflective of the company culture. The bibliography cites 7 sources.
Schools are now using the internet and web pages, not only as a learning tool or teaching aid, but to communicate with stakeholders such as parents. This 18 page paper is a reseach proposal to look at how schools are using their web pages so communicate in terms of marketing communication and communicating with stakeholders. The paper presents an introduction along with aims and objectives, the limitations and the justification of the study. A literature review and a methodological approach is also presented. The proposal is based on researching secondary schools in the UK. The bibliography cites 14 sources.
This 8 page paper examines literature on how the visually impaired can access the WWW. A thesis and study proposal are provided.
Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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.
This 31 page paper first provides a 3 page research proposal for the study and then a 28 page paper that presents a case study of motivation in a travel agency. The paper begins with a Table of Contents and an Executive Summary. The Introduction provides background information on the company being studied and includes the company's goals: decrease turnover, increase employee motivation and increase revenues. The literature review proceeds a comprehensive explanation and discussion of theories of motivation. These include expectancy theory, needs hierarchy, reinforcement, goal theory and others. The next section explains the methodology for the case study – observation and employee surveys, which is followed by the results of the surveys. The writer then discuses the results and makes several recommendations based on the survey responses and the literature review. 4 Appendices are included. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
A 7 page research proposal that outlines the parameters of hypothetical qualitative study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 6 page research paper that offers a study proposal that would investigate the way that undergraduates perceive alcohol consumption. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 10 page paper which offers a research proposal for studying the dynamics of music in the Black church. Bibliography lists 20 sources.
This 10 page paper provides a case study analysis and goes on to address managerial issues related to human resources. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This 15 page paper examines two case studies on two different personality disorders. Recommended treatments--cognitive therapy and REBT-- are discussed.
This 12-page paper focuses on how to develop and write a case study with personnel issues. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 4 page paper summarizes and evaluates the Harvard Business School case study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
In 5 pages, the author does a case study on Barco Projection Systems. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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.
An 8 page paper discussing training options and problems in several countries, and some of the considerations that need to be made in assessing that training. It should be judged in a value-based system that takes into account cultural differences. Not to say that there ever should be different levels of performance accepted because of cultural differences, but assessment needs to allow for differing cultural views—Southeast Asian countries may think us strange yet understand what we see as standard practice on the basis of long-standing relationships, while the countries of the emerging market of Africa simply see us as strange. Goals will necessarily require more time in those areas as both sides reach understanding about the basic beliefs and assumptions of the other. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 70 page is a dissertation case study up to the collection and analysis of actual data. The study involves an elementary school where the Four-Blocks Literacy Framework is being adopted but many teachers are resisting the change. The sections of this comprehensive paper include: Introduction, including background about the school, changing demographics, test scores, the Four-Blocks approach and change implementation. The Literature Review includes a comprehensive explanation of the Four-Blocks Framework with research studies reported; an example of a comprehensive literacy-based lesson plan; an extensive discussion of change management, including types and causes of resistance and strategies to deal with it. The purposes of the study are then outlined, followed by a methodology section that includes participants, an explanation of qualitative research and case studies, and the procedures for the study. The Concerns-Based Adoption Model is outlined because one component of the model is to be used. A draft survey for teachers is included. The paper ends with a description of how the data will be presented, a restatement of the purpose of the study and conclusions. Statistical data are included. Bibliography lists 52 sources.
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.
This is a 15 page paper discussing formative sexual experiences. Formative sexual experiences are those which relate to initial sexual intercourse and in most social science investigations are based on heterosexual relations. Chapter 9: Formative Sexual Experiences in “The Social Organization of Sexuality: Sexual Practices in the United States” by Laumann et al in 1994, reports the trends found in a national survey done in the United States. Generally, it was found by the investigators that there has been a steady decline in age over the past forty years in regards to first intercourse and this is consistent with other studies. Other results of the study found that men’s motive for their first sexual experience is largely that of sexual curiosity while women motivations are more emotionally based. Other results found that one in twenty women reported being forced for her first sexual intercourse and a substantial proportion of men and women reported preadolescent sexual conduct with adults. In relation to other studies conducted, Laumann’s results are consistent with those reported in the United States but some factors differ from studies conducted in other areas of the world such as New Zealand, Norway, and Thailand to name a few. While all studies reported that the age of initial sexual experience is declining, the long lasting effects on relationships are not always considered to be negative as reported in a New Zealand study and females and males differ in their sexual motivations in Nordic society. The differences in the studies are often based on the differences on the social norms and structures of each society and because of this Laumann’s report can only be taken in the context of American society in the early 1990s.
Bibliography lists 11 sources.
An 8 page paper discussing Australia’s economy. Australia’s real growth rate of 3.6 percent in 2002 could be the envy of all developed nations. Australia’s economy suffered the effects of the Asian currency crisis that began in 1997, and was plagued with reduced output and rising unemployment for several years. Those constraints seem to have abated in the current economic climate, however, as Australia continues to post pleasing economic results and impressive real growth. The paper discusses the contribution of agriculture, industry and services to GDP, along with examining the influence of geography on the economy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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.
A 5 page paper discussing the ways in which the first to arrive in America between 20,000 and 30,000 years ago have served to shape today’s American civilization and national culture. The paper discusses the resolve that they certainly must have had in leaving everything known for everything unknown, then using in the new places only those things available to them in the new environment. Asian cultures are enigmatic in their reverence for their ancestors, and it remains a fact that Westerners often dismiss. Ancestry does direct the paths of the future, however. Our pre-history, Renaissance and colonial ancestry well serves the world’s only “mongrel” country, one made up of many ancestral strains, all of which have proven to represent magnificent stock. The paper also includes a discussion of American reaction to Pearl Harbor and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
A 7 page paper tracing the changes in Japanese business following World War II. Today, the keiretsu structure that allowed massive accumulation of nonperforming corporate debt has been dismantled, at least in that portion discouraging appropriate corporate governance. Economic consequences of past actions appear to be the limiting factor in Japan’s attempts to move past the effects of the bursting of its bubble economy and then the Asian currency crisis. Its foray into Western management styles discounted the value of its workers’ dedication to their companies. That dedication is grounded in centuries-old culture, however, and likely still exists beneath the layers of policy-imposed constraints. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 15 page paper assessing Singapore’s readiness for participative management. This paper reviews views of business in terms of Asian culture and Singapore’s unique position to determine whether participative management is appropriate in Singapore. It concludes that not only is it appropriate, it also is very much in practice. The paper discusses management theory, management history, Singapore’s great progress over the past 40 years and gives examples of two leading Singapore companies already using business models most conducive to participatory management. One (SembCorp) has even adopted the philosophies of GE’s Jack Welch. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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.
A 18 page paper that discuses the academic achievement of Asian American students with an emphasis on Manhattan. The essay includes available data regarding the achievement of high school students, e.g., the percentage who meet graduation requirements in English and Math, the dropout and graduation rates. Cram schools in NYC are discussed. The writer comments on the effects of stereotyping. The education system in Japan, China and Korea are described to illustrate the effects of culture on learning and achievement. Immigrants from these countries transferred the focus on education from their home countries to America. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
A 14 page paper. As businesses continue to expand globally, the ability to negotiate and resolve conflict in different cultures successfully becomes essential to success. This essay discusses how culture affects conflict management and business negotiations. The four approaches to researching this topic are outlined as are different ways of understanding culture and how those approaches can interfere with communication and conflict management. Specific examples of how company managers in other cultures approach conflict management are provided. For example, U.S. managers often approach conflict as competition while many Asian managers either try to avoid conflict or try to compromise. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An 8 page paper on the importance of studying nonprofit management today. The writer posits that non-profit organizations require many of the same administrative skills that their profitable counterparts do and stresses the influence of funding, financial analysis, computer knowledge, evaluation, etc; Bibliography lists 5 sources.
An 8 page jumping-off place for a study on the effects of training related to job performance, based on interviews with five managers and ten employees each from two companies, both electronically-focused: one designs and produces ambulances and mobile MRI units; the other produces printed circuit boards for a variety of applications. This compilation consists of introduction, methods and discussion sections, and includes an appendix listing nine questions that comprise the survey of the two companies' employees. Bibliography lists nine references.
A 5 page study of virtual teams discussing the advantages and disadvantages. Highlights TLR, Inc., a software manual company that makes extensive use of virtual and gives my opinion of their effectiveness. Also gives my suggestions for ensuring the success of a company's virtual team(s). Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A short, 2 page essay attempting to define wisdom and its components of knowledge, insight and judgment. The writer mentions studies into the decision-making process and asserts that wisdom is an effective insulator against slipping into bitterness when life just doesn't go 'right.'
This 12 page paper answers the question of why one should study international management. Within that context a variety of factors are observed as they pertain to culture, religion and the law. Product applicability and marketing considerations are also reviewed. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
This 5 page paper looks at the various elements which pertain to work satisfaction. The bulk of the paper reviews articles and studies on the topic. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
A 6 page paper discussing information from a 1996 case study of Viacom. Viacom has become one of the country's largest provider of electronic entertainment since its creation in the mid-1980s in response to government anti-trust and deregulation pressures. Though by no means larger than most of its competitors, Viacom's solid base in all aspects of the entertainment industry ensures that it, or at least peices of it, will be able to sustain its formidable reputation as a market-share theif as the company gives each aspect the full attention of senior management. Bibliography lists 1 source.
16 page presentation on how to open up Toys 'R' Us in Brazil. Great for those studying international business related topics & issues. Lengthy appendices and comprehensive bibliography listed 9 sources.
In this 11 page case study, several key problems facing Toyota are presented, described, and analyzed to find possible solutions. Macro and microeconomic issues are explored and the writer offers ideas relevant to contemporary management theory including the possibility of Toyota switching to a J.I.T. inventory system, becoming proactive in their leadership style-- and solving problems before they happen. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
Totals 4 pages in length. Brief reviews of two documentary films : "Drugs and Haiti" and "Racism and Cuba." No Bibliography. (latimamer studies)
The problem is discussed from a conflict perspective in this 10 page paper. Several sections look at the problem, analyze data and apply theoretical principals to relevant studies. Solutions to the dilemma of affirmative action are discussed in light of polling data as well as sociological theory. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
A 10 page study that looks at the efficacy of Crichton's use of science. It is argued that, generally, his scientific principles are accurate, and delineates between those that are applicable and those that are not. The paper provides a report on the current discussion on cloning, DNA and Chaos Theory from both a scientific viewpoint and from the viewpoints represented by Henry Wu (corporate), Ian Malcolm (chaos theory), and Alan Grant (embodiment of social protector). Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 14 page research paper investigates the developmental disorder, autism. Autism is a disorder that appears in infancy and continues throughout the victim's life. Topics include: the characteristics of the autistic child and student; etiology; diagnostic process; and treatment programs. Research studies are reported as is the federal law that mandates the right to an education. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
A correlation between immigration and the increase in delinquency, crime and poverty is made in this 8 page paper. Statistics are noted to support the argument as well as studies that show that crime is brought into the United States by foreign groups. Regional variations are also included. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
An 8 page research essay on individualized and multilevel approaches to diagnosis and treatment of children with prenatal drug exposure. The writer reviews research literature to point out the complexity of the problem and offers a case study approach to treatment program determination. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
5 pages in length. The writer presents the following for review of the antisocial aspects of Internet chatting: letter of transmittal, executive summary of study, introduction, results and copy of the original survey. No bibliography.
A 4 page whimsical example of how to do a technical manual. Using the common paperclip as the technical object under study, the writer demonstrates through this example the various topics that a technical manual should cover. These include the history of the product, how to use the product, maintenance, and warnings/liabilities. Bibliography lists 1 source.
A 15 page research paper on language development in humans, auditory speech integration, visual audition, etc; A number of research studies and pertinent issues are analyzed in great detail. Bibliography lists 12+ sources.
5 pages in length. The author discusses both sides of the issue of TV violence. Studies are mentioned that give validity to both sides of the issue. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 8 page paper discusses the Head Start Program, its original purpose, and the results of the program. Numerous studies are reported which indicate the program has been beneficial. The controversy of fading skills still exists but this is refuted by many. The long-term benefits, as found in the research, are reported. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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.
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.
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.
A 5 page essay on Charlemagne's only legitimate son. The writer posits that although Louis was a weak governor in many ways, which resulted in his failure to unite Germany, he instilled within all of the Germanic tribes the desire for study. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
A 6 page paper on Linda Zagzebski's 'Virtues of the Mind: An Inquiry into the Nature of Virtue and the Ethical Foundations of Knowledge,' which argues that Zagzebski's theory is valid and based on an inclusive study of why people act on knowledge, and where knowledge is based. The paper posulates that her intent is to not seek to rewrite the current theories, but to combine them. Theories used for the basis of her thesis include: epistemology (virtue), and philosophical and psychological bases of knowledge. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 8 page paper examines welfare to work programs inclusive of a mock case study. The feasibility of implementing such a program based upon a cost benefit analysis is the primary focus of the paper. Paper looks at tangible benefits over a five year period of time. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
In this 14 page research paper, the writer addresses the failure of social workers to resolve the problem of single mothers on welfare. The paper defines exactly who the individual so-called welfare mother is, what are her singular and particularly unique issues, and how the welfare mother attitudinally perceives `work' and what kinds of skills, background, education and other familial concerns the mother has that can either preclude going into mainstream society as a `worker' of not. Report contains an extensive review of the literature, original methodology, study, tables, charts, etc. Bibliography lists 10+ sources
A 5 page paper that studies the impact of welfare reform on single mother's collecting Aid for Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). This paper focuses on the inherent problems within the AFDC system that related directly to women's un-wed status, along with current misconceptions regarding participant status, education and ability to transition from the program into work. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
A 4 page paper that determines the significance of studying politics, while also looking at the impact of the two predominant political parties and democracy as a whole. Bibliography lists several sources.
An 8 page research paper on the military campaigns of Roman leader, Julius Caesar. In general, the paper details Caesar's rise, his war efforts, his problems, and his eventual downfall. An excellent resource for those studying Roman politics and/or civilization. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
An 8 page paper that begins with a discussion about brands and branding and the importance of branding. The essay then reports the most recognized brands and the top global brands, according to different reports. One report includes a comparison of the top brands in different geographic regions. Another study reports top brands in terms of brand value. Brands are identified. 1 Table included. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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.
This 5 page paper is an outline proposal for a study on the way the banking sector serves the small and medium sized enterprise (SME) sector in Saudi Arabia. The paper provides an introduction, aims ad objectives section, a literature review and a methodology. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
This 4 page paper considers a case study supplied by the student; PRODEM FFP a company supplying banking services to the low income sector in Bolivia. The paper examines the strategy that has been used to compete and create competitive advantages, the longevity of this strategy and why it is so effective. The second part of the paper considers the future of this strategy, along with the opportunities and threats to PRODRUM FFP.
This 3 page paper discusses the dangers of using a cell phone while driving, as reflected in numerous studies, and argues that legislation should be passed banning the practice completely. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
This 5 page paper examines cell phone usage and automobiles. The paper argues that cell phone usage should not be allowed while driving. Various studies are cited and statistics provided. The other side is discussed as well. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 9 page paper that begins by identifying some of the many benefits of wireless technologies, including the fact that research studies reveal a substantial increase in worker productivity. Security concerns are discussed along with an explanation of the standards intended to reduce risks, such as Bluetooth and 802.11b standards. Hot spots are defined and discussed, including the fact that their numbers are growing exponentially. The essay ends with a discussion of the use of wireless technologies in hospitals and the concerns about installing them. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 4 page statistical analysis paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The paper provides figures for two airlines for the cost of their aircraft maintenance and the average age of their fleets over a number of years. The paper considers why a comparison of the airline cost profiles could be important if the airlines merge and assesses the correlation between age and maintenance costs and looks for similarities of differences between the age and cost pattern of each airline. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
This 5 page paper outlines the methodology that can be used to assess the experiences of female asylum seekers in the UK when seeking help from the welfare state. The paper considers an approach and then justified the use of a qualitative case study approach. The paper cites 10 sources.
This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of autism in children with a view towards classroom strategies. It also discusses screening methods for diagnosing autism spectrum disorders, as well as behavioral studies and their findings. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This 5 page paper is an annotated bibliography citing books that deal specifically with adolescent pregnancies. Citing books from both the mother and fathers perspective as well as medical, social and economic studies.
5 pages in length. The Stroop effect assumes that naming the color of words in different colors will be accomplished in a slower fashion than the ability to name color bars, because reading is automatic and interferes with our ability to name the color of the word. Studying whether or not the Stroop effect is limited or encouraged by age, this example experiment found there to be little if any difference in the time factors between two divergent participants. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
A 3 page review of the article published in the published in the January/February edition of “The Nursing Research Journal” by authors Terry Badger, Chris Segan, Sylvia M. Darros, Paula Meek and Ana Marie Lopez. This paper outlines the study methodology and findings to conclude that it offers valuable direction for the nursing field. No additional sources are listed.
This 20 page report discusses a proposed study of the issue of “burnout” in the daycare setting and its potential to cause loss of concern for the job and the children being cared for. The impact on the child inn terms of his or her own mental health and sense of well-being is also discussed. The specific concerns to be examined, the methodologies, and suggestions for change and improvements are also outlined. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
This 3 page paper looks at a case study supplied by the student, identifying the computer operating system that are used within the company and discussing potential reasons why those systems were chosen. The bibliography cites 1 source.
This 3 page paper is based on a case study of JC Gear Company supplied by the student looking at the different types of risk that will be faced when making a decision regarding the type of software to purchase. The different types of risk and potential level of that risk is discussed. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
This five-page paper is preparatory work for a study into the performance of steel the industry in the United States, focusing on three steel companies; The United States Steel Corporation, China Precision Steel Inc. and Acrelor Mittal. The paper presents an executive summary which will be used as the basis for the larger paper, a proposed table of contents and justification regarding the reasons behind the choice of three steel companies selected for an in depth analysis. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
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.
This 8 page paper outlines the critical need for moral and ethical career counselors in the high school. It offers case studies, sample research cases and offers solutions and ways for the career development specialist to implement new technology and methods in their schools. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This 15 page paper discusses the steps in undertaking a research study, including an overview of research, developing a research project, using statistics and variables, using libraries and the Internet, types of research, writing the report, and a brief discussion of a potential research project. Bibliography lists 13 sources.
This 5 page paper provides an overview of the role of nutrition in the treatment of cancer. Both liver and colon cancer are the focus of this paper which provides information of recent studies on prevention as well. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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.
This 6 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student. The first part looks at a company where the share price has been growing rapidly and considers some different models, including capital asset pricing model (CAPM) and two forms of dividend discount model (DDM) to see if any can explain the growth seen. The second part of the paper conducts a sample calculation for the two stage DDM. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
A 5 page paper critiquing a research article for form and validity. The article can be said to have weaknesses in form in that it does not include a literature review and does not define the terms it uses. It still is a highly useful study that can inform patient care, however, particularly the care of peri- and postmenopausal women at risk for developing cardiovascular disease. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
Three Studies on Consumer Behavior: Green Buying: A seven-page paper comparing three research articles on consumer behavior. In particular, the three articles deal with 'green buying,' and detail the techniques used to increase consumer awareness of environmental issues, differences in environmental awareness between various groups, and how that awareness translates into consumer purchasing action. Lists three sources. 99buygr.wps
This 5 page paper is written in to parts and is based on a case study of a budget hotel located on the shores of the Caspian Sea. The first part of the paper considers customer behaviour and the influences on how they make the decision to book rooms at the hotel. The second and longest part of the paper outlines a marketing strategy that uses advertising in the press, the sue of direct marketing to existing customers and the setting up of a public relations event to get free publicity and enhance the hotels’ reputation.
An 8 page research paper on the importance of workplace literacy. Skills for success include writing, speaking, listening, interpersonal, cross-cultural, basic computer, and organizational. The writer examines the extent of workplace illiteracy and employer training programs designed to resolve this problem. A number of relevant studies are discussed and appropriate conclusions are made. Bibliography lists approximately 15 sources.
This 5 page paper considers the similarities and differences in human behaviour sciences and the studies of consumer behaviour. The paper then consider to what extent all human behaviour may be seen as consumerist. The bibliography cites 6 sources
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.
This 5 page paper provides an overview of the history and development of behaviorism. This paper answers some central questions, including: How did Pavlov’s work influence Watson’s behaviorism? How do the studies of little Albert and Peter support Watson’s ideas on emotion? and How did hull’s behaviorism differ from the views of Watson and Tolman? Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 12 page proposal to evaluate the effect of a vegetarian lifestyle on blood sugar levels. The study is designed to assess individual's current approach to blood sugar levels, approaches that may or may not include medications and that may or may not include a vegetarian diet. Subjects are selected randomly and provided surveys through e-mail. Their reports as to their lifestyle choices are correlated with blood sugar analyses. Bibliography lists 14 sources.
This 3-page paper is a case study explaining compensation and employee retension for El Dorado, a company that manufactures canoes. Topics discussed include non-financial compensation, data collection and rewards for management and salaried employees.
A 12 page research paper that proposes a hypothetical research study that would investigate the perceptions of male lung cancer patients regarding the efficacy of narcotic pain management. A literature review discusses the need for effective pain management with cancer patients, as well as the administration of opioid medications for pain. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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.
This 4 page paper uses a case study supplied by the student to calculate the economic added value (EVA) of Coca-Cola and Pepsi Co using projected figures. The paper shows how perform this calculation and demonstrates the calculations.
This 22 page paper studies the importance of estate/will planning in personal finance. The writer discusses a number of personal issues including reasons for estate planning, procedures, and so forth. Legal issues, taxes, and other possible pitfalls are examined so that the reader will walk away with a more competent knowledge/understanding of estate planning as it relates to finance/law.Bibliography lists 10 sources.
A 13 page paper discussing the components of a soccer kick. Running and kicking are the two primary activities that individual players must master in the game of soccer. Each has been studied extensively in terms of biomechanics, and each has application in other sports. The purpose here is to provide a qualitative biomechanical analysis of the soccer kick in terms of force, velocity, acceleration, angular velocity, moment of inertia and angle of release. Includes 4 diagrams. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
This 14 page paper discusses what is meant by pragmatics ad how it can be used in the study of language. The paper then loos at one aspect of pragmatics; Politeness Theory, also referred to as the politeness principle, and considers how this has helped our understanding of how it is we can be confident our meaning is interpreted as intended and that we are understanding others as intended. The bibliography cites 12 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 12 page research paper that examines fibromyalgia as an occupational disease and how difficult it is to obtain workers' compensation under Canadian and Quebec law. The writer also defines the nature of the disease and gives case studies. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
This 7 page paper considers the problem of claiming for psychological harm or psychiatric injuries. The writer uses relevant cases studies to consider how this has been viewed by the courts with issues such as duty of care, proximity and how foreseeable the event was. Cases include those concerning the Hillsborough disaster as well as the potential victims of CJD in human growth hormone treatment. Numerous cases are cited. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
This 8 page paper looks at a case study provided by the student. A newspaper advertisement has a promotion, where once tokens are collected the collectors can gain free entrance to a water park. Upon collecting them, two individuals find when they get to the park the offer has changed. The case is analysed to see if there has been a breach of contract, issues considered include looking offer and acceptance, including the idea of an invitation to treat, the law regarding the withdrawal of an offer and the potential remedy. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
This 4 page paper examines law and the philosophy of law to consider what value deconstruction may provide to the interpretation and study of the nature of law. The paper summarises the use of deconstruction and then looks at how it may add value. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
This 5-page paper focuses on aspects of patent law, based on a case study. Topics under discussion include patent infringements and revocation of patents. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 9 page paper emphasizes grades 1-4 but the concepts and strategies discussed may be used at any grade level. The focus is on strategies to teach reading and writing in content areas. General strategies that may be used in any content area and at any grade level are outlined and described. The paper also comments on teaching reading and writing in specific content areas: social studies, math, science and geography. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This 8 page paper looks at the environment of Amsterdam and the surrounding area and assesses the potential long term effects of its geography. Recent studies are included. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
A 3 page paper differentiating between these two terms and then identifying one to study (the elderly). The community can be defined by any number of characteristics used for grouping individuals. These characteristics can include geography, relationships, cultural bonds, economic condition and religious beliefs. An aggregate is any subgroup of a defined community. The subgroup can be defined by any criteria meeting the needs of the reasons that definition is needed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 3 page paper is a sample letter to the army, based on a case study submitted by a student. The letter includes information about a candidate who had left the military after lying about suicide ideation. The letter is apologetic and persuasive. No bibliography.
An 8 page essay that draws heavily on J. Stephen Lansing's anthropological study of Bali entitled "The Balinese" and outlines the history of this island culture during its colonial and post-colonial eras. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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.
This 5-page paper examines issues in cyberstalking, especially from a legal standpoint. Taking a fictional case study into account, the paper discusses whether cyberstalking actually took place, and whether the stalker should be convicted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 15 page paper provides an overview of how to begin a business inclusive of financial considerations. The business plan is explained and the paper goes on to address issues of management and marketing. Applicable theories are provided. A sample business related to information technology is used. Because the case study is an Internet based business, much of the literature and analyses are pertinent to e-businesses. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
This 8 page paper provides an overview of the cognitive effects of marijuana. Several studies are cited. Marijuana is discussed in depth and examples are included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 5 page research paper that offers a guide for conducting a hypothetical research study on the relationship of marijuana use to developing Paranoid Personality Disorder. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is an 8 page paper discussing research on adaptation in developmental psychology. Within the field of psychology, adaptation describes “the process of change in organisms or species to accommodate to a particular environment, enabling their survival”. From a developmental, biological and sociological level, there are considered to be two main types of adaptive behavior: closed programs which basically are transmitted from generation to generation and remain relatively unchanged; and, open genetic programs which are greatly influenced from environmental factors (Gale, 2001). In addition, adaptation can be discussed in terms of individuals or in terms of how groups adapt to new environments. Often individual adaptation is studied in regards to the biological or physiological components which are carried from generation to generation and largely these factors are inflexible and remain relatively unchanged. However, there are many studies which examine how social or environmental factors can also affect adaptive behavior and increase the survival in new situations. These studies examine the cultural, family and socioeconomic relationships in groups and individuals and indicate that while initially some individuals may not be flexible or adaptive to new environments, positive adaptation factors such as strong culture bonds, strong family relationships and resilience can increase adaptability in individuals suggesting that individuals are flexible and can be highly adaptive in new environments; factors which increase their chance of survival.
Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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.
A 9 page paper which examines how one can
learn quite a bit about Asian culture and society through an examination of their art and
film. The films discussed are the Chinese film “The Blue Kite” and the Japanese film
“Rhapsody in August.” Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This is a 6 page paper discussing the demographic, socio-economic and cultural characteristics of African American families. Studies of demographic, socio-economic and cultural characteristics of African American families and communities have shown that overall, African Americans report lower incomes, lower education, higher unemployment and poverty rates, and higher mortality and suicide rates than most White communities in the United States. All of these factors have improved over the last decade and unemployment was reported at an all time low in the last U.S. Census. Despite these adversities however, a large percentage of African American families have succeeded in their educational and professional careers. It is believed that this “resilience” is enhanced by several cultural support characteristics which exist within the African American families and their communities. Most African Americans have reported that their most difficult challenges are based on racism and oppressive factors rather than factors which relate to their family or socio-economic status. Racism, oppression, and segregation are also believed to be some of the primary differences in the mortality and suicide rates in the African American population from the white population. In social science studies and in relation to agencies which wish to establish social support groups to help African American families, all of the cultural, socio-economic, and demographic differences must be taken into account.
Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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This 3 page tutorial provides an example of how an observational study might be done .This example involves a shopping mall. No Bibliography.
A 3 page critique of a research study conducted by
researchers at the Biological Sciences Laboratories of Kao Corp., Tochigi, Japan. This study reports a correlation with green tea consumption and
improved physical endurance. The author of this paper points out some important considerations in regard to experimental design and the
researcher's affiliation that make these findings less impressive. No additional sources are listed.
This is a 6 page paper discussing the culture of hockey in Canada despite its violent aspects. Canadians are introduced into the world of hockey at a very young age. Young players are drafted into the Canadian National Hockey League during their mid-teens and leave their homes to be billeted across the country in the hopes that they will one day be drafted further into the professional level National Hockey League. Although violence in the game has been studied back three decades, Canadians and players seem to accept violence as a natural part of the game. Violence has been shown to increase depending on the level of play and the “winning at all costs” attitude which has been accepted as the priority. Recent studies have unveiled some violent aspects of the sport which have occurred not only on the ice but also off the ice between the coaches and the players. Despite the level of violence throughout the sport however, Canadians continue to embrace the sport within their own culture which has attained levels of mythical proportions.
Bibliography lists 6 sources.
This is a 5 page paper discussing psychology and human nature over history. The development of psychology and the study of human nature evolved over two thousand years of philosophical theory. During the period of enlightenment scientific thought was beginning to be examined toward the field of the human mind in what was later termed the field of psychology. David Hume in the 1700s and his studies into human nature as a combination of sentimentalism and intellectualism were later revisited and refined by James and Wendt in the 1800s and discussed in relation to human will and conscious thought over actions by Dewey in the 1900s.
Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This is a 12 page paper discussing David Tracy’s understanding of hermeneutics and its application to theology. As a representative of the Chicago School of theology, David Tracy along with his colleagues has challenged the traditional approach to theology with one which is considered more “correlational”. In other words, the Scriptures along with all classic texts cannot be interpreted without taking into account their contextual influences. Correlational theology studies not only the classical theological interpretation of religious texts but also depends a great deal upon the cooperation between “other interpreters of the human condition” including anthropologists, philosophers, sociologists, psychologists and literary scholars among many others (Jeanrond, 1998). This approach also reflects some of the basic concepts of nonfoundationalism as proposed by Thiel (1994) which has fundamental problems with the traditional Christian assumptions which are readily accepted in the interpretation of the Scriptures and also advocates the inclusion of contextual influences on theological study.
Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This is a 5 page paper discussing the concept that qualitative research is more valuable than quantitative research for improving nursing practice. Quantitative research involving large scale surveys and methods of accumulating cost and performance data in the annual process of health care management is traditionally the most widely used research method and provides for relatively large-scale low-cost studies. However, in today’s environment in which health care has become patient-centered and indicators in health care are based on quality assurance and quality improvement, qualitative research methods are now the preferred measure of effectiveness of health care, most notably in the area of nursing practice. Qualitative studies in nursing practice which involve subjective and interactive interviews and assessments include not only those involved with direct patient contact but patient perception as well. Patient satisfaction and perception has become essential to the determination of areas of concern in the health care system and allow for immediate action in improvement in nursing care. Qualitative research which also involves nursing input and interactive discussions also gives the nursing staff opportunity to comment on the impact of changes within the organization; an interaction which in itself has shown directly impacts and improves nursing practice. Despite the need for large-scale quantitative reporting, qualitative research methods are not only preferred in regards to quality improvement but also provide direct, subjective and immediate opportunities for improving nursing practice and patient care.
Bibliography lists 8 sources.
This is a 3 page paper discussing the foundations of criminology in relation to contemporary developments. The study of criminology is important in contemporary society because crime affects everyone within society either directly or indirectly. Criminology uses expertise from a variety of disciplines such as law, sociology, psychology, anthropology and economics among others to try and understand the societal processes of the making of collective laws, the breaking of these laws, and society’s reaction to the breaking of the laws. While a crime is basically considered as the breaking of the criminal code, there are many other dimensions to crime which must be considered in order to understand its effect on society. The breaking of the criminal code is only the legal aspect of crime while normative, deviant, social, and basic right perspectives must also be included. Without these intensive studies in criminology, societal laws will not reflect the needs of society or the causes of ongoing criminal behavior.
Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 71 page paper is a paper regarding a project undertaken to reduce the cost of oxygen supply for a hospital or other healthcare organization. The paper starts with an introduction, including a justification for the study and aims and objectives, and then moves on an in-depth literature review looking at the way in which cost savings may be made. The principle approach to cost reduction is through supply chain and inventory management as well as a reduction in wastage. After identifying a suitable change that may provide savings, different ways in which a change could be introduced are assessed and a suitable change model is identified. The paper then goes on to describe the change, how it was implemented and assesses the results. The bibliography cites 36 sources. This paper is the 2nd paper of a set of 3, the 1st is the research proposal (file name TEoxygensavep.rtf), the 3rd is a reflective learning document (file name TEoxygensaver.rtf).
A 20 page research proposal for studying social deprivation among the chronically ill elderly. The inward focus that chronic illness encourages can serve to greatly deprive the chronically ill elderly of the social interaction that could be so beneficial for them and increase their quality of life. Over-dependence on pain-killing drugs can hinder social interaction even when there are other seniors present, however. These individuals may also feel that they have little in common with other residents, however, and still not gain the benefits of opportunity for greater social interaction. Reminiscence therapy is seen as a tool for increasing the sense of well being for the individual, along with providing a common ground for increased social interaction among residents. Includes an abstract. Bibliography lists 27 sources.
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.
5 pages in length. In this day and age of tremendous technological advancements, there is almost nothing that cannot be accomplished from the comfort of one's home: grocery shopping, purchasing merchandise, paying bills and even striking up sight-unseen relationships with people halfway across the world. In light of the fact that a person can cultivate long-term friendships with someone he or she has never met offers a definite safety factor to the art of socialization; what it also does, however, is remove the need for interactive socialization. This lack of face-to-face sociability is turning into a considerable problem for those who have cloistered themselves inside the anonymity of their computers. The writer composes a proposal for further study into the subject. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
A 5 page paper proposing investigation of the time required for patients requesting records to receive them. The paper proposes combining quantitative and qualitative approaches, quantitative to establish time studies along each point of the request fulfillment process, qualitative to determine patients’ perceptions of the time required to fill their records requests. Researchers anticipate exposing one or more points along the process path that can be altered to reduce patient waiting time and thereby improve perceived quality of service. They expect to be able to identify points during the process at which they can improve the process of supplying records to waiting patients. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 15 page paper is a research proposal to assess the environmental impacts of low-cost notation on air quality in the Greater Manchester region. The paper presents an introduction which gives the aims and objectives of the study as well as a justification. The methodology is outlined, including the general approach to the research and an outline of secondary and primary research. The paper then ends with a literature review looking at the position of Greater Manchester and the potential environmental influences caused by road transportation including consideration of the different types of pollution present in transport emissions. The bibliography cites eight sources.
This 13 page paper is a research proposal to study the perception of national identity in Western Ukraine in the context of the current difficulties in the country. The paper has the aim of determining if the majority of the present days Western Ukrainians do not see themselves as one nation with Eastern Ukrainians due to differences in the perception of 'national' identities that have been formed. The paper presents an introduction, hypothesis, literature review looking at the history of the county and its impact on national identity as well as concepts concerning the way national identity is formed. The paper also presents a methodology including primary research. The bibliography cites 60 sources.
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.
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.
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.
A paper which considers the importance of particular geographical features and phenomena in relation to the way in which human beings interact with the environment, and the importance of geography as a scientific and sociological discipline in terms of the way it allows the study of social change in reference to the physical environment.
Bibliography lists 5 sources
4 pages in length. Lowry et al's (1999) article entitled School Violence, Substance Use, and Availability of Illegal Drugs On School Property Among US High School Students seeks to uncover what – if any – correlation exists between the presence of drug use and the incidence of criminal activity on America's high school campuses. Utilizing nearly eleven thousand high school students, this study examined the availability and use of tobacco, alcohol and marijuana and other illegal drugs as potential inciters of school violence, which was described as any of the following: weapon-carrying, physical fighting, having property stolen or damaged, being threatened or injured or absenteeism due to feeling unsafe. No additional sources cited.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 4 page critique of a qualitative study using grounded theory as its theoretical framework. Martin and Hutchinson (1999) set out to identify social and operational problems faced by Nurse Practitioners (NPs) in their daily routines, focusing on negative aspects of the NP position. Though their motives are sound, the conclusions they reach as a result of their study likely should be viewed as a beginning point of investigation rather than as any sound conclusion regarding the state of NP practice. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This 6 page report discusses the ways in which societal beliefs and prejudices are often echoed in the ostensibly “objective” view of the anthropologist commenting on the situation, individual, or other culturally-affected phenomenon. The works of Theodora Kroeber (“Ishi”), Barbara Myerhoff (“Number Our Days”) and Renato Rosaldo (“Culture and Truth”) are used as the definitive guides to such a new way of anthropological and ethnographic study. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
A 6 page research paper describing the purposes and effects of oxytocin. Oxytocin is one of two hormones produced in the hypothalamus and released by the pituatary glands. It is called the "touch hormone" because it has been found to be associated with the bonding that occurs between mother and child. Studies using this hormone in inducing labor are reported. Bibliography is included.
A 6 page paper that investigates the subject of remembering what one sees -- what factors play a role in one person remembering accurately and another not remembering. The writer reports studies and discusses different issues such as mood, hormones, aging and types of memory that are affected. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 22 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The paper examines the market for bottles water using a PEST analysis. The second part of the paper looks at some major bottles water suppliers, including Nestle, Group Danone, Coca Cola, PepsiCo and Suntory discussing the way they compete, the strengths and weaknesses of their strategies and the way that their strategies may be seen as a reaction to their rivals. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
This 10 page paper is a sample appellate brief based on a fictitious California case study. The case involves a wrongful birth claim involving a woman who gave birth to a Down Syndrome child. Notations are included in Bluebook style. No bibliography .
This 5 page paper evaluates an article by Helwig, Anderson and Tindal that appears in The Journal of Education Research. The study as explained in the article is explored and critiqued in an outline format. No additional sources cited.
This essay examines how the media (including television, film, print and commercials) impacts the self-image that women and girls have of themselves. Topics include studies that have been done to ascertain the media's impact on women's roles in society. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
A 5 page research paper that examines the way in which personality is defined, theoretical approaches to studying personality and analyzes factors that may influence the personality development of individuals. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 5 page report briefly discusses the effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy in treating people with a panic disorder. It is structured as a literature review and offers suggestions for a study design to determine that measure of effectiveness. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
A 3 page paper discussing a case study of Frigidaire's experiences in marketing the front-loading washing machine it introduced in 1996. The paper recommends that the company highlight the benefits that the consumer can expect directly, rather than addressing only the environmental benefits of the front-loading washer. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This 2.5 page paper continues the case study of Frigidaire's new front-loading washing machine. The essay begins with an overview of market segmentation and an outline of market research the company has that segments the market. The writer then recommends positioning strategies for marketing this new machine. Bibliography lists 1 sources.
This 8 page paper begins with the identification and brief explanation of the four major other fields of study/disciplines influence organizational behavior. Following this introduction, a journal article is reviewed demonstrating how that discipline continues to influence the organizational behavior. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
This 7 page paper uses a case study supplied by the student. The owner of Guillermo Furniture has to make a decision, choosing from three strategic options. The paper assesses each of these options by calculating the net present value for each potential investment. All calculations are shown, including the calculation to obtain the relevant input figures.
This 3 page paper reviews literature pertinent to the study of the disorder of nail biting. Quotes cited from texts. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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.
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.
This 8 page paper discusses the effects of nicotine on surgical wound recovery and healing. Two case studies cited. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
A 3 page article critique that summarizes a study performed by Blank, et al (2007), which deals with the influence of caffeine on nicotine’s effects on nonsmokers. No additional sources cited.
A paper which looks critically at Oppenheim's study of media violence, and considers whether the hypothesis which he puts forward is valid in the light of other, more recent research into the impact of TV violence on the public in general, and young people in particular. Annotated bibliography with 5 sources.
This 7 page paper examines screen violence through several studies. The paper concludes that while violence to emanate from media is detrimental, there are ways to mitigate the outcome. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 8 page paper examines the acquisition of Clipper Windpower by United Technologies, examining how and why the acquisition took place in looking at some of the motivations which may have supported the decision before looking at how and why the acquisition failed to produce value. The paper starts with an introduction identify key areas study and presents three research questions, and then provide a literature review and discussion. The bibliography cites 16 sources.
This 3 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student, drawing a cost curve and then looking at what impact would be seen with investment that would bring down the variable costs. The bibliography cites 1 source.
5 pages in length. This is an excellent example paper that can be applied to any business. Analyzes the strategy to improve the profitability of the Coral Divers Resort. Executive summary makes recommendation based on an industry wide study. The paper explains how by enhancing assets that are already in place and doing an efficient and well thought out advertising campaign, Coral Divers Resort can increase profits dramatically within a relatively short timeframe. This comprehensive paper includes graphs for financial analysis.
This 15 page paper discusses the correlation between employee morale, motivation on a company's performance and success. Case studies utilized, scholarly journals. Quotes Cited from Text. Bibliography lists 21 sources.
This 28 page is written in the style of a dissertation. The paper investigates the way in which downsizing will impact on employees that survive in order to assess strategies which may be used to maintain or increase employee motivation levels. The paper presents an introduction, justification for the study, methodology, literature review and simulated primary research results. The primary research in the paper focuses on downsizing in the UK. The bibliography cites 25 sources.
This 7 page paper provides a fictitious case study of a young woman presenting with MS symptoms. How a nurse can counsel this patient with the newly diagnosed disorder is the focus of this paper. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
This 6 page paper discusses the use of the pressure manometer in the treatment of hyperinflation of the lungs. The advantages/disadvantages are discussed, based on the most current studies and scholoarly journals available. The nurse's role is discussed as well as a brief definition of hyperinflation, causes and treatments.Bibliography lists 10 sources.
This 5 page paper provides a hypothetical case study taken from a student's submission and then goes on to analyze it with the assumption that client centered therapy would be implemented. The case involves a shy third grader who is overprotected and has abandonment issues. Recommendations are made. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
A 4 page research paper that examines the differences between maniac and depressive symptoms within the context of bipolar disorder. The writer profiles a case study of a boy with pediatric bipolar and discusses his symptoms also. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 3 page paper examines an article about marketing in China. The paper focuses on the study conducted by authors. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 11 page paper examines the Gordon's Gin brand, based on a case study provided by the student. The paper looks at the aspects if international marketing that the company needs to consider, such as the role of international marketing, a SWOT analysis, segmentation, target markets, positioning, market selection and strategy, competitive advantage, marketing communication and distribution issues. The bibliography cites 7 sources.
This 20 page paper, based on a case study provided by the student, is a marketing plan for opticians and eyewear company in the Middle East which wants to expand in order to increase revenue and profit. The marketing plan presents a strategy to increase revenues by expanding internationally with the use of a franchise model. The paper presents objectives, analyzes the situation of the company and presents a marketing strategy, including looking at the marketing mix and the budget. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
9 pages in length. A comprehensive look at the problem of 'math anxiety' and numerous studies that have attempted to help improve our understanding of its treatment. Among other things, the writer discusses how to quantitatively assess Math Anxiety and concludes with recommendations for helping young children who suffer from it. Bibliography lists 20+ sources.
This 7 page paper looks at the way knowledge management is implemented in different organization, uses two case studies; one where the implementation was successful and one where it has not yet succeeded; the e-government system implemented at Chaoyang District in China and the Shanghai company GEM services implementation of ERP. The implementation of knowledge management at both of these organizations is examined and compared. The bibliography cites 11 sources.
A 4 page paper contemplating two questions: (1) the limited value of studying written evidence for language change and (2) the concept of language family and the methods of establishing language ancestry. The paper uses Aitchison’s “Language Change : Progress or Decay?” and McWhorter’s “The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language” as its base. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 10 page paper examines a case study supplied by the student. A purchasing officer of an Australian company uses the company stationary and his position to purchase two lap top computers. When the invoice arrives the company he works for refuses to pay the bill. The paper considers the legal position and considers if this would have been different had the employee been a marketing officer. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The company has inefficiencies and would benefit from the introduction of lean methods of manufacture. The paper identifies the changes that are being considered which are not aligned with lean manufacturing, defines what is meant by a lean firm, considers the use f a pull system and looks at a potential process of change that could be used. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
This 3 page paper explores etiology, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this deadly disease. A 2003 study that shows a connection between pollution and the onset of this disease is touched on. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
This 5 page paper examines a case study of a 30 year old worker who collapses and dies as his body temperature tops 107F. How to prevent such tragedies is discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
A 3 page paper answering 3 questions about communication: the importance of listening; the nature of communication; and the importance of study of intercultural communication. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 5 page paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. Several areas of