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Changes in American Family During world war 2
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...Alba & J. Wesley Hutchinson, Provo, UT: Association for Consumer Research,1998. Print.... Changes in American Family during World War II Introduction The occurrence of any war is known to definitely have an impact on the society, and the case was not different for the American society during the World War II, as was simply expressed by Harper, that World War II was a “… period of large and lasting changes” (7). While the impact of the World War II left an indelible mark on the American society that is evident to date, the entry point to the social and family restructuring was women, through whom the reorganization of the social systems then took shape and inflicted the whole of the American society. The role of Women in wars had previously started being defined during the First World War, but it became even more pronounced during World War II, when their previous roles...
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Database Applications
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...Alba Iulia, Romania Department of Computer Sciences, pp.73-80. Kwame, A. & Oduro-Kwarteng, 2009. What is information system (is). [Online] Available at: http://cbisghana.webs.com... Database and booking System Report Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Introduction 3 Need for new technology 3 New software implementation using database technology 4 Relational Database 5 Conclusion 8 References 9 Introduction Information systems (ISs) are presented as a link bridge among the computer science and business world, however this discipline is gradually emerging as a well-defined discipline. Normally, an IS encompasses procedures, colleagues, software, data as well as hardware (through degree) that are employe...
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Glastonbury festival
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...Alba in new flick The Killer Inside Me, is rumoured to be dating Muse frontman Matt Bellamy, who will be performing at the festival. The pair have been spotted on a number of dates and were most recently seen enjoying dinner at the Spotted Pig restaurant in New York. According to UK newspaper The Sun, Hudson will be flying to Britain to watch her rocker boyfriend perform with his band at the Somerset festival this weekend” (MusicRooms, 2010). A difficulty about... Glastonbury Festival: Model Music? An Analysis of the Local Impact of Hosting the Glastonbury Festival [ID Music festivals can be wonderful ways to promote a town. The town of Woodstock has become permanently associated in the public mind with ...
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Bilingual Education/ESL
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...Alba N. Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language: A Research Handbook. New York: Garland Pub, 1988. Print. Comment on the annotated bibliography... Bilingual Education/ESL Introduction Societies with multilingual insists that foreign language learners should have strict linguistic requirements for their various professional and academic fields. An elevated level of linguistic knowledge in a foreign language is paramount for practicing a winning career in both the neighborhood and the international economy. The most successful way of encouraging the use of other languages at an earlier age is by use of educational programs. The Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) 1 symbolizes a...
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Object Oriented Databases
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...Alba Iulia, Romania Department of Computer Sciences, 2002: 73-80. Liang, J., T. Y. P. Chang, and C. M. Chan. An object-oriented database management system for computer-aided design of tall buildings. 1998. Monk, Simon, John A. Mariani, Beshir Elgalal, and Helen Campbell. "Migration from Relational to Object-oriented Databases ." Information and Software Technology 38, no. 7 (1996): 467-475 . Obasanjo, Dare. AN EXPLORATION OF OBJECT ORIENTED DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS. 2001. http://www.25hoursaday.com/WhyArentYouUsingAnOODBMS.html. Object Oriented Databases. n.d. http://www.scis.nova.edu/~lloydjam/week09.html. Rouse, Margaret. object-oriented database management system (OODBMS or ODBMS... Object Oriented ...
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American author essay
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...Alba and Bettina Knapp. Multicultural writers since 1945... American Bibliographical Article Part Five Notable American Fiction Books Following are five notable fiction works written by Americans according to the American Library Association (ALA) list of 2014 (Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)): Enon by Paul Harding This novel follows up on Harding’s Pulitzer prize-winning novel, Tinkers(Slouka), and continues the history of Crosby (Robson ). Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat Edwidge Danticat is an American writer of Haiti descent (Sontag). This novel of hers has been described as the Haitian story of love and loss; the devastating Haitian earthquake of 2010 happened when the boo...
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Declaration Of Independence: How and Why it Was Created
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...Alba House, 2005), 118.... ? The Declaration of Independence: How and Why It Was Created Words: 1750 (7 pages) I. Introduction It was a long process from the time that the first settlers came over to Plymouth Rock in the early 17th century until the thirteen colonies gained independence from Great Britain in 1776 with the draft of the Declaration of Independence—which was a bill signed into law. Over the years, scholars have argued how this document first came into existence, and what were the reasons behind its creation. How and why the Declaration of Independence came to be created is a subject that intrigues even the most lauded historical and legal scholars—which will now be explored here forthwith....
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Love, Beauty, and Honor
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...Alba, La Reina Maria Luisa con Mantilla and others. This artist paid much attention to the mouths of his models. Thus, one of the sources about this artist states that: “The mouth plays a role in Goya's art more prominent than in that of any other major artist. Mouths leer, grin, gape, gasp, moan, shriek, belch. A hanged man's mouth lies open and a woman... Religion and Technology 4 November Love, Beauty and Honor It is necessary to take into consideration the fact that such notions as love, beauty and honor are the most important ones in human life. However, people differ during various time periods. That is why the above-mentioned terms are not the same as well. The brightest example of this thought...
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Transformation
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...Alba House. Noddings, N. (1992). The challenge to care in schools: An alternative approach to education. New York: Teachers College. Palmer, P.J. (1998). The courage to teach: Exploring the inner landscape of a teacher's life. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Weick, K. E. and Quinn, R. E. (1999). Organisational change and development. Annual Review of Psychology, 50, 361-86.... Math for a Better America (TMBA A Roadmap for Social Transformation Teaching Math for a Better America (TMBA) This paper gives a roadmap of a transformational change effort I plan to initiate at my school by using my teaching of math as a tool for educational and social reform. Need for Change As a mathematics teacher in an inner c...
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Virgil Aeneid
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...Alba... Aeneid Publius Vergilius Maro (70-19 BCE), better known to the English reader ics as Virgil, lived in a Rome, which was going through a period of upheaval. This was a period of civil strife that culminated in the defeat of Marc Anthony by Augustus Octavian. (This happened when Virgil was around 40 years of age) Once the Emperor Augustus consolidated his position, the power of Rome grew, and it witnessed what historians referred to as the Golden Age. Virgil was a personal friend of the Emperor, and his book, the Aeneid, justifies the rule of Augustus, and his conquests of nearly half of the then-known world. The hero of Aeneid is Aeneas, and the poet shows that it is destiny that makes him flee to ...
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Finance
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...Alba Life, Britannic Life, Equitable Life, Abbey Life, Colonial Mutual Life” and several others are no longer proficient to persist their business operations for the reason that of economical as well as regulatory state of affairs. Conclusion The current structure of FSMA 2000 is not up to the mark as it was anticipated to handle the market. It has pushed retail consumers as well... Impact of Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 on UK Personal Finance Industry Introduction The UK personal finance industry includes an extensivearray of financial groups that are associated with the fiscal management in the form of a variety of banks, financial institutions indulged in the market as credit card issuers,...
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Qualitative course Proposal
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...Alba, 2002). In particular, recent studies have recognised the success of Chinese immigrants in Western nations such as Australia (Kee, 1994). For instance, taking in approximately 140,000 immigrants each year according to (ABS Migration Australia, 2008), Australia has a relatively large proportion of immigrants. In 2000, 24% of the population was foreign-born and thus Australia is considered an immigrant country (ABS Australian Social Trends, 2001). Chinese immigrants1 represent 4.9% of the entire... Behind Immigrant Business Performance: An Integrative Approach of Resource-based View and Transaction Cost Economics. Elly Ho (Confirmation Document)ABSTRACT Entrepreneurial activities of immigrant populatio...
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Sexual Harassment
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...Alba . Sexual harassment in the workplace: law and practice. Aspen Publishers Online, 2000 Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Third Edition, Is a comprehensive guide that provides all the information you need to successfully litigate a sexual harassment claim. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace guides you through the relevant administrative and legal proceedings, from client interviews to attorney's fees. it discusses state and federal remedi... Harassment: Introduction: The Commission on civil rights of United s has been created by the Civil rights Act of 1957. It is an independent, bipartisan agency of the executive branch of the Federal Government. According to the terms of the Act, as amended, the...
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The Impact of Fidel Castro on the Women of Cuba: An Analysis
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...ALBA." NACLA Report on the Americas, Vol. 39, No. 4 (Jan/Feb): 27-44. Introduction - A statement of the problem - Presentation of argument - Analysis of the text (the longest part) - Conclusion (related to the analysis and the argument) In the introductory paragraph you will acquaint the reader with the text to be discussed and classify its character. Every literary work raises at least one major problem. In the second part of your essay you will define the idea of the text under discussion.... October 31, 2008 The Impact of Fidel Castro on the Women of Cuba: An Analysis Introduction Women played different roles in the struggle of the Cubans for freedom and democracy. How they have been...
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Classical Christology II
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...Alba House, Revised and Updated Edition, 2002. Novello, Henry L. Was there a Lutheran Metaphysics?: The interpretation of communicatio idiomatum in Early Modern Lutheranism. London: Ashgate, 2005. Ottati, Douglas F. Theology for Liberal Protestants: God the Creator. Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2013.... Religion and Theology ical Christology II Incarnation-Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153 A.D Incarnation basicallyexplains the coming into being of the second person of the Trinity who is God the son. Jesus is the second person of the Trinity and he became human or flesh by being conceived in the Mary’s womb. Mary in this case is thus referred to as the Theotokos or God –bearer. The meaning and...
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Effect of Colour on Advertising
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...Alba, 1987 p 411). Colours can also be described to discuss temperature conditions, for example "warm" or "cool... Running head: EFFECT OF COLOR ON ADVERTISING Effect of Colour on Advertising Effect of Colour on Advertising Introduction: Advertising is non-personal, paid announcements by an identified sponsor." (Duncan, T., 2005: 9) The main function of advertising is trying to translate the information of brands and their products, and persuade the customers to purchase the products or service of the firm. The advertiser has become a person who plays with your mind and alters your likes and dislikes. The new wave of advertising has started aiming at the subconscious mind by that changing how peopl...
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Apple brand marketing campaigns positively impacts the consumers purchase intent to buy apple products
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...Alba and Hutchinson1987). A significant part of the study display that the merchandise information to systematically sway data processing and buyer decision-making. Thus it is anticipated that in the case of the merchandise good merchandise information that may sway the consumer's bench by amplifying or weakening the influence components of the product... ? Apple Brand Marketing of the of the Apple Brand Marketing Introduction Despite its significance little study has an empirical investigation of buyer answer to the product. Tellis Gaeth (1990) is one of the exceptions. In their study they first study the result of product-related broadcasts valence (positive versus negative) and kind (brand class...
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Individual portfolio( part 1. personal consumption journal 4TH MARCH 2013 -1ST APRIL 2013, part 2. Ten product list, part 3, Ad
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...Alba and Hutchinson, 2006). 4. Social media referrals Underneath this advert, there is a Face book link that makes it possible for the customers to like the commercial in Face book, a habit that is nowadays very common with internet browsers. As a result, this advert is going to reach a very wide audience and eventually make the Red bull brand known to many people (Keegan and Green, 2011). Is the advert representative of the segment? This advert potential... ?PART Brand Price Other descriptive information Reason for purchase Feelings associated with purchase Place of buying 4/03 PotNoodle 11.63 These are fast-foods, commonly sold with packets of favoring. The precooked type can be eaten straight from the ...
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Marketing Communication Plan
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...Alba and Amstrad, and retailers' own-label brands such as Goodmans and Matsui, the second segment is the mid-marker... MARKETING COMMUNICATION PLAN FOR THE HI-FI AUDIO PRODUCTS Introduction Today's age is the age of information. We proudly use terms like 'knowledge society' or 'knowledge economy' to refer to our highly developed and rapidly advancing society. Today we have multiple modes of communication to access a variety of target audience effectively. When looked from the perspective of a marketer or marketing communication planner, these advancements are an opportunity as well as a challenge. It is an opportunity because now the marketers are available with a number of options to choose from, in...
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Fair value: boon or curse
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...Alba, J.W. "Consumer Perceptions of Price (Un)Fairness'" The Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 29, No. 4 (Mar., 2003), pp. 474-491,The University of Chicago Press, Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3132042 Accessed: 04/03/2009 03:04 Drews, D.C. (2000) Value vs. Fair Market Value, IP Metrics LLC... FAIR VALUE: BOON OR CURSE Introduction Two terms used interchangeably in daily conversation: Value, and Price, one taken as a synonym for the otherwhen spoken as layman's terms. But the connotations assume a sharp distinction when these terms are used in the context of finance. An asset may be valuable because it may have a potential to generate income, or it may have substantial intrinsic value;...
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Alternative ways of funding healthcare system
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...Alba Robert and Zamira Sinaj. “Developments in Financing and Reforming the Healthcare System in Albania, the Road Ahead”. Science Journal of Public Health 21 (2014): 1-6. Print. Giedion, Ursula, Eduardo Andrés Alfonso and Yadira Díaz. “The Impact of Universal Coverage Schemes in the Developing World: A Review of the Existing Evidence.” UNICO Studies Series 25 (2013): 1-20. Print. Goldman, Howard H. M.D., Mustafa Karakus, William Frey and Kirsten Beronio. “Financing First-Episode Psychosis Services in the United States.” Psychiatric Services 64.6... Alternative Ways of Funding Healthcare System THESIS MENT The essay elaborates the various requirements of funding for performances as well as growth of...
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To what extent migrating to the US impacted on Arab identities
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...Alba, R. D. (2009). Immigration and religion in America: Comparative and historical perspectives. New York [u.a.: New York Univ. Press. El-Shibiny, M. (2005). The threat of globalization to Arab Islamic culture: The dynamics of world peace. Pittsburgh, PA: Dorrance. Media, migration, integration: European and North American perspectives. (2009). Bielefeld: Transcript. Hanania, R. (2005). Arabs of Chicagoland. Charleston, SC: Arcadia. Halliwell, M. (2007). American culture in the 1950s. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Halliwell, M. (2007). American culture in the 1950s. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press. Young, W. H., & Young, N. K. (2004). The 1950s. Westport,...
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Business report of Tesco
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...Alba, Piedmont, Italy. Lastly, we have DANONE which is an international food Products Company located in ninth arrondissement of Paris, France. Its products comprise of dairy products which represent 52%, early life nutrition representing 21%, medical nutrition 7% and Bottled water 20%. The workforce of DANONE is 98,236 people. Therefore, TESCO faces a large competition from all these companies but has surpassed all of them to turn out to be the leading food company in the United Kingdom and other parts of Europe and Asia. Task 2 According... Business Report of Tesco affiliation Introduction The food production sector is one of the biggest and most significant industrial sectors in Europe. It comes...
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American author essay
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...Alba and Bettina Knapp. Multicultural writers since 1945: an A-to-Z guide. Santa Barbara: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2004. Web. Downer, Lesley. Lost and Found: ‘A Tale for the Time Being,’ by Ruth Ozeki. 10 May 2013. Web. 24 February 2015. Jensen , Liz... American Bibliographical Article Part List of Five Notable Books i. Enon by Paul Harding. The of this book follows Charlie Crosby life. He is a musical and author. He was at one time the drummer of Cold Water Flat Band between 1990 and 1996. The author tries to come in terms with a tragedy of a shattering personality. The novel follows up on Harding’s Pulitzer prize-winning novel, Tinkers (Slouka), and continues the history of Crosby (Robson ). ii. Cl...
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The effect of price elasticity in the decision of consumers in Saudi Arabia to acquire Toyota SUVs
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...Alba (2006) touched on the idea that consumers are more forgiving to price increases as long as the spike is caused by clear vendor cost. The study also discussed the different reactions that costumers have when prices in a good or a service is increased. Bolton and Alba discussed the concept of aligned costs, which is important in justifying price increase. There are several classical theories developed by psychologists related to price reactions. Even marketers and economist agree that these theories are vital in understanding the relevance of customer response. 1... Overview Exploring on price elasti serves as a major interest for companies involved in production of goods and service delivery. This...
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Effect of Colour on Advertising
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...Alba, 1987 p 411). Colours can also be described to discuss temperature conditions, for example "warm" or "cool" as associated to the foremost... Running head: EFFECT OF COLOR ON ADVERTISING Effect of Colour on Advertising Effect of Colour on Advertising Introduction: Advertising is non-personal, paid announcements by an identified sponsor." (Duncan, T., 2005: 9) The main function of advertising is trying to translate the information of brands and their products, and persuade the customers to purchase the products or service of the firm. The advertiser has become a person who plays with your mind and alters your likes and dislikes. The new wave of advertising has started aiming at the subconscious m...
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The Effect of Price Elasticity of Toyota on Consumer Consumption
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...Alba (2006) touched on the idea that consumers are more forgiving to price increases as long as the spike is caused by clear vendor cost. The study also discussed the different reactions that costumers have when prices in a good or a service is increased. Bolton and Alba discussed the concept of aligned costs, which is important in justifying price increase. There are several... ? DOCTOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Definition and Mapping of Research Questions Document The effect of Price Elasti of Toyota on consumer consumption and Toyotas pricing decisions in Saudi Arabia Introduction Overview Understanding demand price elasticity is critical in making quite a number of critical corporate decisions,...
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Rome civilization
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...Alba Longa, the main city of Latium that evolved from Troy in Asian Minor (Liberati and Bourbon 65). The evidence of human occupation of Rome city dates back at least 14,000 years. The ancient legendary ruler, Romulus and his... Rome civilization Introduction The history of Rome s back more than 2,800 years ago when the town rose from a small Italian village in the 9th century BC (Lewis and Reinhold 12). Rome was the center of civilization that dominated Mediterranean region. Rome was eventually dominated by people from Germanic origin thus leading to the middle Ages. The civilization started thriving in the Italian Peninsula that is located in Mediterranean Sea and was mainly centered on the city of...
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Slavery and Religion
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...Alba House, 1996. Oshatz, Molly. Slavery and Sin: The Fight against Slavery and the Rise of Liberal Protestantism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. Clarence-Smith, William. Islam and the Abolition of Slavery. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Walter, Jascha. Slavery and Religion in Antebellum America . Luzern: Grin Verlag, 2009. Meltzer, Milton. Slavery: A World History. Cambridge: Da Capo Press, 1993. Abdallah, Fadel. "Islam, slavery and racism: The use of strategy in the pursuit of Human rights." American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences. 4. no. 1 (1987): 31-50.... ? Slavery and Religion Slavery and Religion Slavery refers to the concept where people were bought and sold, and subjected to...
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Mobile Phone Buying Behaviour in the UK
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...Alba, J.W., Chartrand, T.L., Huber, J., Kardes, F.R., Menon, G., Raghubir, P., Russo, J.E., Shiv, B. and Tavassoli, N.T. (2002) Non-conscious influences on consumer choice. Marketing Letters, 13 (3), p. 269-279. Gerstheimer, O. and Lupp, C. (2004) Needs versus technology: The challenge to design third-generation mobile applications. Journal of Business Research, 57 (12), p. 1409-1415. Hamel, G. and Prahalad, C.K. (1991) Corporate imagination and expeditionary marketing. Harvard Business Review, 69 (4), p. 81-92. Karjaluoto, H., Karvonen, J., Kesti, M., Koivumaki, T., Manninen, M., Pakola, J., Ristola... Study of Mobile Phone Buying Behaviour in the UK Contents Contents ii iii Aims of the Study...
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Swimming as a Hobby
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...Alba and J. Wesley Hutchinson, "Dimensions of Consumer Expertise," Journal of Consumer Research 13 (March 1988): 411-54. Jacob Jacoby, Donald E. Speller, Carol A. Kohn 1974. BRAND CHOICE BEHAVIOR AS A FUNCTION OF INFORMATION LOAD: STUDY II (ABSTRACT), in Advances in Consumer Research Volume 01, eds. Scott Ward and Peter Wright, : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 381-383. Advances in Consumer Research Volume 1, 1974 Jack Healey 1974, A MODEL OF COMMUNICATION IMPACT AND CONSUMER RESPONSE, in Advances in Consumer Research Volume 01, eds. Scott Ward and Peter Wright, : Association for Consumer... Swimming as a Hobby Swimming has been a personal hobby since my elementary years. I remember going to ...
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Public Policy and Law
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...Alba. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Law and Practice 4E. New York: Aspen Publishers Online, 2010. Print. Craig, Clyde. Basic Labor... ? Sexual Harassment in the Workplace from a Legal Perspective Incidence of sexual harassment in the workplace is continuously escalating, and remains largely directed toward female employees. According to recent figures, there are still a higher number of female complainants than male plaintiffs. Federal and state anti-discrimination laws are intended to protect employees from sexual harassment. However, there are problems inherent in the both external and internal anti-harassment policies. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has discovered several...
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Home Retail Group plc
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...Alba, Chad... Home Retail Group Plc Executive Summary The report on Home Retail Group Plc, covers the analysis and critical evaluation of the company’s environmental audit, the strategic directions and critical assessment of its strategies using the SAFS framework (suitability, acceptability, feasibility and sustainability) (Home retail group 2014) The various analysis methods used to form the final opinion on the market position and competitive edge of the company are the SWOT analysis, PASTEL analysis and Porter’s five principle forces model. INTRODUCTION TABLE OF CONTENT 1.0 Executive summary 2 2.0 Introduction 4 2.1 Strategy direction 5 2.1.1 Financial risk factors ...
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The Power of Brand
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...Alba, J W 2000, ‘Consumer Learning and Brand Equity’, The Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 1-16. Available at: [19 April 2009] Wemerfelt, B 1991, ‘Brand Loyalty and Market Equilibrium’, Marketing Science, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 229-245. Available from: [19 April 2009] Websites (a range of useful websites) http://www.apple.com/ (Official website of Apple corporation – Macintosh and iPod) http://www.starbucks.com/ (Official website of Starbucks Corporation) http://www.us.playstation.com/ (Official website of Sony Playstation) http://harrypotter.warnerbros.com... Power of Brand Communities in International Markets A Dissertation Proposal Theoretical framework of the study Building a...
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The Enduring Wisdom of the Spiritual Master
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...Alba de Tormes, among others. Her visions, such as her rising to a spiritual marriage and the Blessed... The enduring wisdom of the spiritual master A short biography and significant moments in Teresa of Avila’s growth in holiness The spiritual master in consideration is Teresa of Avila, who was born in in Avila, Spain. She was one of the ten children born to Alphonse Sanchez and his wife, Beatrice de Ahumada, who died when Teresa was aged fifteen years. She was born in 1515. Shortly after her mother’s death, Teresa was responsible for taking care of the Augustinian nuns. During this time, Teresa made up her mind to live religiously, a decision she made after reading St. Jerome’s letters. At the age of 2...
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No more excuses, Hollywood needs to hire more female directors
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...Alba, one of the brightest female movie stars in Hollywood, has recently compared actresses with football players noting that the discrepancy earning ability between men and women in Hollywood... Module No More Excuses, Hollywood Needs to Hire More Female Directors Gender discrimination and sexist practices in Hollywood and American film industry at large have been the burning issues for many years. Although gender inequality stigmatizes the present-day film industry, little has been done to stop the inconsistencies and improve the situation in America. A German-born film director, Lexi Alexander, spoke against sexism in American film industry in her blog and tried to figure out the reasons behind...
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Analyzing the Efficiency and Competiveness of Operational Structures & Information System in Argos
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...Alba in their consumer electronics division, Chad Valley in toys and Schreiber and Hygena in stylish, affordable furniture. Some of their other brands are Colour and go Create. (homeretailgroup.com) They were also the ones that urged to the government to take serious measures to ensure... ?Argos Home Retail Group Argos is a part of Home Retail Group which is a leader in the home and general merchandise market. Their retail brands include – Argos, Homebase and Habitat. These are currently some of the biggest brands in the United Kingdom. Apart from these, Home Retail Group also has their own brands in different categories such as consumer electronics, toys and furniture. Their brands include Bush and Alba ...
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Easy Shop
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...Alba, Schreiber and Bush as well as a number of other brands (Intellectual Property Office, 2012). Argos is now looking to expand into the Indian market using the Easy Shop concept which would serve as a retail outlet for the Indian market. The first retail store is planned for Gurgaon in order to enter the Indian market. 4. Challenges of Argos to Survive in India As mentioned before Gurgaon has over forty five malls in all which provide a strong presence to international brands and retail stores. Whenever Argos... ?Easy Shop (Argos India Gurgaon Introduction India’s emergence as a rapidly developing economy has meant that many multinational and foreignoperations are implanting their business operations...
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Administrative Justice - Proposal for the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 2010
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...Alba. Available at: http://openscotland.net/Topics/Government/Finance/spfm/maladmin/maladminannex1 [Accessed 30 April 2010]. Slapper, G & Kelly, D., 2006. The English legal system. [Online] Routledge Cavendish, p. 161. Available at: http://books.google.co.in/books?id=E8HmArkNmrsC&pg=PA161&lpg=PA161&dq=what+type+of+complaints+acn+be+filed+according+to+the+Parliamentary... Administrative Justice Proposal for the Parliamentary Commissioner Act The Parliamentary Commissioner Act of 1967 has suffered from various loopholes mainly with respect to the manner of filing complaints to the Commissioner. Necessary amendments are also not made to the Act from the time it has been adopted. “The parliamentary...
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Modern Age Europe 1348-1789 Analysis Essay 3
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...Alba from power in Spain. The northern provinces of Ghent which were catholic came together with southern provinces with were protestant to defeat Spain. The southern provinces are the modern day Netherlands. Religion was starting to be used... ? Introduction Colonization in Europe and America was phenomenal. Trade and religion were the mostaffected. Spain and Portugal asserted their positions in leading the exploration. They were joined by other European countries with the same interest. Trade on natural resources, slaves and spices were introduced. As a result, Europe exploited America’s resources and grew tremendously. However, goods and diseases were exchanged between the two continents. This led to...
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Global marketing strategy
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...Alba, the currently dysfunctional jewellery and watches brand, Elizabeth Duke, Chad Valley along with, many other varied brands. It was estimated in the year 2012 that 96% of the total population of the United Kingdom resided within the 10 miles radius of a branch of Argos located in the country. Before 2004, the stocks of Argos were independent constituents of the FTSE 100 index. Currently, the stock of Argos is the constituents of the FTSE 250 Index as a part... Global marketing strategy Contents Contents 2 Introduction 3 Discussion 4 The nature of the two marketing environments 4 Comparison of the strategic marketing challenges of operating in Japan and China markets 6 Recommendations of market entry m...
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Gulf country orientation of Renewable energy
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...Alba, the University of Bahrain and the Public Commission for Protection of Marine Resource, Environment and Wildlife (Jerath, Millerjothi, Karthiyayine and Sharma, 2015... Gulf Countries’ Orientation of Renewable Energy By Introduction According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), renewable energy resources in the Gulf countries is just as abundant as traditional energy sources. An undisputed source of renewable energy in the Gulf countries is solar energy since sunshine is averaged at more than 9 hours daily (Held and Ulrichsen, 2012). Wind is also another abundant source of renewable energy in the GCC (Madrigal and Stoft, 2012). The potential for renewable energy sources in the...
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Success of the Communist Movement of the 1960's in Cuba and Not Bolivia
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...ALBA." n.d. Web. 30 May 2012. Wright, Thomas C. Latin America in the Era of the Cuban Revolution. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger , 2001. Print.... Success of the Communist Movement of the 1960's In Cuba and Not Bolivia Introduction The Cuban revolution staged in 1959 by Fidel Castro was meant to liberate peasants and low class citizens from low standards of living and improve the economy of the country. The communist structures together with the overwhelming support of peasants from rural and urban regions ensured that the revolution was a success. Seven years later, Guevara Che, who actively participated in the Cuban revolution, set out to Bolivia to stage a revolt in the country that had similar...
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Why have traditional theories of assimilation consistently failed to explain the nature of immigrant adaption
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...Alba, R & Nee, V (1997) Rethinking assimilation theory for a new era of immigration. International Migration Review, 31. P 826-874. Bean, F.D, Brown, S.K., Leach, M.A. & Bachmeier, J. (2007) Becoming U.S. Stakeholders: Legalization and Integration Among Mexican Immigrants and Their Descendents... Assimilation is seen as the process by which minority groups over time adopt patterns of the dominant culture. This involves the minority group changing their modes of dress, values, language, religion and social groups in order to assimilate in to the host society. This process is also known as the ‘melting pot’ model which was first used to describe assimilation in the eighteenth and nineteenth century. The...
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Positive mood facilitates insight problem solving
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...Alba, who support search inference framework, proposed... Positive Mood Facilitates Solving Insight Problems Positive Mood Facilitates Solving Insight Problems Apart from differences in intelligence, most people tend to have varying levels of insight into solving problems (Subramaniam et al., 2009). This may be due to the conditions that people encounter when they solve insight problems. One of these conditions is mood, which may influence insight problem solving. Based on the previous studies about mood, people with positive moods generally perceive a lot more information than people with negative moods (Peralta & Cuesta, 1998). According to Kounios & Beeman (2009), people with positive moods widen...
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Economic development in bahrain
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...ALBA). Another superbly developed sector in Bahrain is the real estate and construction sectors, which has a close proximity with the financial sector which witnessed a huge growth over the past decade and contributes to approximately 7% of GDP... Economic Development in Bahrain This paper is focused on the economic history of Bahrain and its gradual phase of economic development, detailed analysis of its political structure, sectors of the economy, growth potential, and contemporary economic situation. The official name of Bahrain is Kingdom of Bahrain. Her nationality is Bahraini. Languages spoken here are Arabi (official), English, Farsi, and Urdu. Currency of this country is Bahraini dinar (BHD). Ca...
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Inequalities in health are increasing in the 21st century. Discuss, illustrate and evaluate this statement
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...Alba, I.D., 2010. Racial/Ethnic Discrimination in Health Care: Impact on Perceived... ? Inequalities in healthcare Supervisor] Inequalities in healthcare Introduction Health inequality can be thought of as the difference that exists between different ethnic, social and gender groups regarding their health status (WHO, 2013). In general the phenomenon of health inequality can be experienced due to the difference in socioeconomic factors such as an individual’s income or their educational background and credentials. Inequality in health status or condition has also been associated with access to health care services, as when people do not find adequate care services cannot stabilize their health condition. ...
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Dutch Revolt
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...Alba was extremely harsh ruler. He was sent by Phillip and is famous for the instituting the Council of Troubles (or Blood Council) as he erected a tribunal to try all people engaged in the late commotions that the rule of Philip had excited. Through the course of time he became one of the most hated men in the eyes of Dutch people. When in 1572 people headed by William of Orange came to the Dutch land, a great number of cities in Holland and Zeeland opened their gates to them and later accordingly joined the rebellion. For a long period of time Spanish forces found themselves... Nowadays most of people seem to think that Europe has always been a natural cultural and political area, but it was...
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Fashion Glasses and Contact Lenses
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...Alba, Angelina Jolie, Robert Pattinson and many more.” (QQ Contacts n.d.) Media personality and actress, Paris Hilton’s original eye colour is not blue. But, what brings her to wear the blue colour contact lenses every day? It is said that after a failed eye lift surgery, the left eyelid gives a ‘drooping’ look. However, it has also become a style and fashion. Britney Spears wears blue and green contact lenses; sometimes each eye with different colour, either blue or green... Fashion: Glasses and Contact Lenses Introduction ‘The commodity is not one kind of thing rather than another, but one phase in the life of some things’ (Appadurai, 1986, p. 17) Glasses and contact lenses have occupied an...
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Marketing strategy
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...Alba J.W. ,2000, Consumer learning and brand equity. Journal of Consumer Research 27: 1-16. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2008). Mergents Dividend Achievers, 5(2), pp.302-302. Walmart.com, (2015). Walmart. [online] Available at: http://walmart.com [Accessed 3 Feb. 2015]. Wellum, C. (2011). Wal‐Mart and the historians: a review. Jnl of Hist Res in Mrkting, 3(2), pp.234-243. Yang, C., Kim, P., Ponsford, B. and Garland, B. (2010). Impact of Wal-Mart on Market Share in a Rural Grocery Market: An Application of the Markov Chain Model. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 16(2), pp.232-245. Yang, C., Kim, P., Ponsford, B. and Garland, B. (2010). Impact of Wal-Mart on Market Share in a...
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