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...Summary The begins the discussion by saying that one needsto be enclosed in a cage in order to earn the UFC title shot. This is what Nick Diaz had found out in September and what Carlos Condit is about to find out now. Condit had to stand in the queue to fight for the UFC title since Georges St-Pierre is injured. Meanwhile, Diaz won over Penn and delivered a furious speech after the fight which encouraged the UFC to reconsider GSP-Diaz. It so happens according to the MMA standards. UFC may snatch the title from one any time. Fans want protest for such injustice, Therefore, Malki Kawa said on Condit’s behalf that although Carlos was given no option, yet he would not quietly allow... 2 November Article...
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...Summary of Articles Clark Kerr, in his “The Uses of the ” considers the importance of research colleges in our society. While Kerr believes that all colleges are important in shaping young people to become productive members of society, he also believes that research colleges should be receiving a little more attention. This is primarily due to the fact that research colleges aid science, technology, and medicine fields. The overall change that Kerr wants to see in research colleges is that they become more intellectual and specialized. Other four-year colleges exist for students of other majors, but science and health majors can be most useful to society and to the...
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...Summary: The Doha Mandate The World Trade Organization (WTO) sat out in Doha in November 2001 to reinforce its commitment on liberalizing trade and fostering global economic growth... agreements and encouraged it, given certain conditions. All in all, the WTO vowed to continue its efforts to liberalize trade globally. Summary: Schedule Also, the WTO and its members made significant commitments and exemptions regarding the service sector during the Uruguay round of talks. The most notable discussion on services involved financial services, telecommunications, as well as immigration to provide services. Based on my understanding, the above mentioned service areas were explored...
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...Summary ARTICLE Stell, Lance K. ‘The Production Of Criminal Violence In America: Is Strict Gun Control The Solution?’ The Journal of law, Medicine and Ethics. 32:1. (2004). Print. In the article, the author defines Strict Gun Control (SGC) as a group of activities that are defined to cause firearm scarcity among people (Stell 38). The gun control policy rests on the premise that dangerous gangs are the only ones responsible for causing violence; but also the situation may also be lethal if the guns are left in the hands of innocent civilians. The article makes reference to one of the most prolific theorists, Professor Zimring’s idea of advocating for gun scarcity among the population since... Module...
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...Summary: The nature of public opinion Patterson Thomas ed the article, ‘The nature of public opinion,’ in which he defines public opinion as the open expression of privately held political opinion on an issue in the society. Such expressions further qualify as public opinion if ordinary people make them and not special parties such as politicians or expert policy makers. Governance by public opinion, according to the author, remains a challenge because of limitations that public opinion faces. One of the limitations is that people hold different opinions on an issue at a given time and this compels the government to support and implement opinions from a side but reject...
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...Summary “Computers and the Pursuit of Happiness” by David Gelernter It is interesting to read a paper from an authority on computers, like David Gelerenter, which argues about the benefits of computers for the human kind pursuing happiness. The author suggests that people are no better off now than they were six or seven years back. Three arguments that are prominent in this article relate to the use of computers resulting in a new age and lifestyle. The arguments put forward by the author include questions about capacity of computers to initiate data creation in the form of information and store the same while delivering it to the desired destination. The second question...
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...Summary Mary Wollstonecraft rhetoric targets an audience that appreciate luxuriant and leisurely lifestyle. Under this realization, her prose may seem wordy and ambiguous to the modern audience. She does her writing in a unique manner by handling imagery carefully. Mary uses an approach she calls ‘episodical observations’, which are personal stories that catalogues on a number of issues. Using this approach, she puts forward a number of observations that stand out as examples of evils she condemns (Jacobus 653-660). Even the critiques of her arguments will learn to appreciate that they have acquired something new. She appeals to the high intellectual abilities of both men...
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...Summary: Measuring GDP Summary: Measuring GDP This article is meant to respond to various questions. These issuesinclude; about what precisely is measured by GDP. How development of GDP occurs and why the GDP and other national records estimates now and again exhibit an alternate picture of the economy than other monetary indicators. The aforementioned questions are solved by this article by giving an expansive diagram of the measurement methods utilized as a part of estimating GDP and the national records in the United States. Firstly, once after every five years, the United States BEA (Bureau of Economic Analysis) delivers an "exhaustive"...
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...Summary of Psychological Articles Here This paper looks at the summaries of two articles cited from psychological journals. The first summary is based on major depression and how a study was conducted on a number of women to unearth the cause for the same. The second summary is a reflection of substance dependency and the kind of affirmation it can cause with the human body with time. Keywords: depression, substance dependency Major Depression Major depression occurs when a person is feeling extremely low. This is a stage in which a person experiences very low emotions and feelings of sadness, frustration, irritation...
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...Summary and Analysis Summary The article begins by introducing various films such as David Lynch’s Blue Velvet (1986), Alan Parker’s Angel Heart (1987), Bryan Singer’s The Usual Suspect (1995), and Curtis Hanson’s L.A. Confidential. Various aspects of these films have been described as being noir. For example, in Blue Velvet, Jeffrey is overwhelmed by his curiosity, which causes him to spy on Dorothy, have sadomasochistic sex with her and shoot Frank Booth. All these actions have been described as noir. The authors proceed to state that a film noir is easy to identify just by seeing it. The unique technical features to look out for when identifying a film...
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...Summary Shihkuan, H., & Ping-Yin, K. . The impact of multilevel factors on technology integration: the case of Taiwanese grade 1-9 teachers and schools. Educational Technology Research & Development, 61(1), 25-50. The integration of technology to improve the quality of learning is affected many factors that are related to the teacher and the environment. Studies have been conducted to examine that factors that influence the use of Information and Communication Technology. Regardless, there has been a growing need to examine the factors that influence the use of ICT by the teacher using multilevel modeling. Multi-level analysis can distinguish the impact of the teachers from the school... Article...
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...Summary of the Article ‘U.S. Scrambles to rush spies, drones to Libya’ by Kimberly Dozier It all started recently when anti Islamic movie was on aired which raged protest in different countries of the world and resulted in assassination of U.S ambassador along with three other diplomats in Benghazi (Libya) (Harding and Stephen, 2012). Dozier (2012) reports that U.S is willing to send more spies, marines and drones to Libya in order to look for assassinators. Keeping in mind that investigators have found no conclusive evidence against any particular group and are even unable to tell about the nature of attack, either was planned or unplanned as disclosed by White House...
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...summary Miller, N J., Besser, T. L & Vigna, D. Networking among apparel store owners in small US communities: Developing social capital. CTRJ 29(1), 83-97. Retrieved from http://ctr.sagepub.com/content/29/1/83.short Rationale given in this study regarding the use of multifaceted approach stated it neutralizes biases evident in numerous and different studies (Miller, Besser & Vigna, 2011). Biases in this case refer to those factors due to certain inevitable normally held by researchers besides mostly intertwined in their hypothesis. This is to the extent one despite having obtained certain research results tend to make estimations or assumptions favouring one’s expectations (Miller, Besser... Article...
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...Summary Executive Summary In Sabrina Rodak’s “The 5 "Ss" to Creating an Efficient Hospital Environment,” many hospitals are actively pursuing strategies to improve process efficiency and reduce operation costs. According to Rodak, many hospitals have implemented lean strategies as well as Six Sigma to reduce waste and streamline hospital operation. The author also asserts that reducing waste in the areas surrounding the processes is vital for achieving the overall objective of efficient management of hospitals. In the article, Rodak presents the ideas of Ron Keith, a TechSolve health care advisor, on how hospital management efficiency can be achieved through adoption of the 5S strategy... Executive...
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...summary Assumptions The assumptions regarding the research before initiating the study included the fact that they would engage trusted community leaders and community members in processes ranging from identification of problem to evaluation as well as dissemination of the same. Secondly that the Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is philosophically based on critical and social action theory. Thirdly, that CBPR builds partnerships with community members across social-economic status and focuses on community assets and resources instead of deficits. And finally that CBPR would seek balance between community members and researchers/practitioners through shared co-teaching... Nursing: Article...
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...Summary Moreno et al. ed the article en d Short-Term Music Training Enhances Verbal Intelligence and Executive Function in 2011. Researchers investigate on questions related to transfer from music and visual-art training to children’s performance on specific subjects of verbal and spatial intelligence and executive function, whether training programs would influence executive function, and whether there are links between training programs and changes in verbal or spatial intelligence mediated by changes in executive function (Moreno, et al., 2). In line with the subject of investigation, the researchers formulate four hypotheses, among of which are: music training would improve verbal... Article Summary ...
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...Summary Introduction The problem of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and other related ailments havepresented a great problem to the people of first nations in Canada. Therefore, the authorities have been putting all efforts in addressing the risk factors associated with these diseases such as obesity, lack of adequate physical exercise, hypertension, smoking and high levels of glucose in the blood among other factors. This paper will conduct an article review of a study carried out among aboriginal people on the risk factors of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. Cardiovascular diseases among aboriginal people The most common type of cardiovascular disease among aboriginal people... Summary...
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...Summary of Bitcoin and Beyond The Possibilities and Pitfalls of Virtual Currencies The article en d Bitcoin and BeyondThe Possibilities and Pitfalls of Virtual Currencies explained the dynamics of virtual currencies of bitcoins and how many establishments, sports team and institutions have accepted bitcoin as a medium of exchange. Its dynamics was explained by David Andolfatto including how they work, and other relevant questions that the public may be interested to know. Bitcoin as a digital currency was created by Satoshi Nakamoto. Satoshi Nakamoto is suspected to be just an alias of the individual or team behind the program. As an online currency, Bitcoin serves as a mode... Teacher I. Summary of ...
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...Summary Solar power can help fuel the future In this article, Hamer (former executive director ofSolar Energy Industries Association, Washington D.C), seeks to address the issue of solar energy through an analysis of three key questions centered on the safety, affordability and reliability of distributed solar energy. First, he notes that other than offering reliable energy source, solar power has the potential of creating new jobs and aiding the consumers save on energy spending, besides being environmentally friendly. He considers three primary types of solar energy – solar thermal, concentrating solar power (CSP) and photovoltaics (PVs) – and notes that while these types seek... Articles Summary...
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...Summary This article reexamines recent findings on the role played by credit ratings in the marginal financing behaviors of businesses. Credit rating has for a long time been documented as an important determinant of the capital structure policy decisions. Recently, this motivation has been put under empirical scrutiny. The results of the empirical scrutiny indicate that, credit ratings are not the primary concern in making capital structure decisions. The Influence of credit ratings on the capital structure had not been previously formally investigated. The recent interests in this area were influenced by the outcome of a survey paper. The survey listed credit rating as the second most... Article...
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...Summary + Response) Summary Lisa Davis is a USA based freelance who hasfocused on the significance of non-verbal communication in her article “Where Do We Stand?” which was published in “In Health” magazine during the year 1990. The writings of Davis reflect on the body language, the cultural differences and the perception of maintaining the required distances between the two people as they chat with each other. The writer also points towards interpretation of the non-spoken words and signs by the two conservationists as they belong to different cultural and geographical backgrounds. While calling shat a chat as a “Jet Set”, the author gives example of an American talking to a man... Reading Log...
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...Summary: Turkle’s “Cyberspace and Identity” Summary: Turkle’s “Cyberspace and Identity” Sherry Turkle’s article entitled “Cyberspace and Identity” focused on the critical element of online life as she examined and analyzed its impact on identity, emphasizing the creation and projection of constructed personae into virtual space. Turkle initially discussed virtual personae as the capacity to design an individual’s identity through appropriate venue for self-expression by concocting diverse personalities through changing names, roles, and environment accessing varying windows. As averred by Turkle, cycling through supports the individual’s ability to assume...
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...Summary and Text Response Summary: In Retail sales jump shows resilience in US economy, Lucia Mutikani gives some good reasons why the U.S. economy is starting to pick up. Retail sales rose for the month of October and manufacturing in New York has shown positive growth for the first time since May. Alex Hoder, an economist at FTN Financial in New York, said, “The economy seems to be in solid shape.” The rate of growth is hovering around the okay mark. It could be better but it could also be worse. Many experts were predicting a downturn in the fourth quarter, but this has proved not to be the case. Economists are surprised at the rate of growth in retail...
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...Summary - Managing Performance to Change Behavior Schools Number and of (e.g., October 12, 2014) Managing Performance to Change Behavior Summary of Article In the traditional system of performance appraisal, both parties (the employer and the employee) are somewhat dissatisfied. Research suggests that appraisals generally fail in improving employee performance. Rather than performance appraisal, organizations need a robust mechanism of performance management that may depend on rating the performance of employees. Performance management involves an entire gamut of activities planned and initiated by a leader or supervisor to influence behaviors of subordinates. Such activities include... Article Summary...
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...Summary: “Obama: Too many Americans still out of work” In an article en d “Obama: Too many Americans still out of work” publishedonline in the Msnbc Digital Network dated 30 August 2010, President Barack Obama stressed that the US economy continues to struggle rendering “too many Americans…still struggling to find jobs” (msnbc, 2010, par. 1). The President partially blamed Republicans for practicing partisan politics which prevents the passing of a bill aimed at assisting small businesses. The bill encompasses measures for small business tax cuts and giving credit incentives which were deemed necessary measures to spur production and income in small business organizations. According... Current Events...
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...Summary and Critical Response Summary In the article “Working At McDonald’s” the Amitai Etzioni has highlighted the reality of working teenagers in different sectors like Mc Donald’s, and Kentucky fried chicken among others in order to earn reasonable amount of money. These sorts of jobs at these organizations results to lower attendance, poor marks, and lack of proper education in academic field. This type of part time job after a course of time causes a hindrance for the students in order to get established in future. The students conducting such part time jobs are independent from their parents and are less financially dependent upon them (Wang, Kong,...
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...Summary This article concentrates on the concept of re-contextualization,exploring the manner in which militaristic and political events of our modern period can be traced within classical literary and historical storylines successfully transposed into cinematic forms. Though the author does allude to several films which have successfully adapted in this manner, the bulk of his analysis is based on Zach Snyder’s film “300” and, more closely, on Ralph Fienne’s “Coriolanus”. These storylines are used to explore the idea of subversive rebellion propelled by ideological sentiments as a timeless theme within literature and history. As evidence of the militaristic-ideological... School Occupation Blues...
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...Summary In the year 2001, North Korea and Russia made relations in order to improve their active diplomatic profile and mend their bilateral ties. However, the collapse of the USSR and reforms made Gorbavech in Russia have made it impossible to predict what impact the relations will have on the Korean region or peninsula (North and South Korea) conflict. According to Gobarvech, the relations between North Korea and Russia express all that was wrong with the Soviet Union policy (Kim and Lee 140). The relations were further worsened by the collapse of the USSR. This is because North Korean leaders had fully supported the anti-Gorbavech coup; however, the present situation required them... Asia Security...
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...Summary The research (Understanding organizational diversity management programs: A theoreticalframework and directions for future research) was conducted by Jesse E. Olsen and Luis L. Martins (Olsen 2012). In this research they focus on theories to understand the importance of diversity management and how organizations manage diversity and what are the outcomes of diversity management for organizations. The researchers have conducted a research that is driven by theory to realize the importance of diversity management. Their use of psychological and sociological theories has helped them figured out areas of diversity management that have not yet been explored. For example...
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...Summary Templates: Principals as Human Resource Agents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY TEMPLATE APA Article Citation Gardener, T. M., Wright, P. M., & Moynihan, L. M. (2011). The impact of Motivation, empowerment, and skill-enhancing practices on aggregate voluntary turnover: The mediating effect of collective Affective commitment. Personnel Psychology, 64(2), 315-350. Description of Article: This article enhances the study on universal HR management by evaluating combined dedication as an arbitrator of empowering, ability-promoting activities, collective unpaid turnover, and inspiration. This article involves a study where 20 human resource principals and 1748 subordinates in different job groups were... Executive...
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...Summary/Management The of the article discusses the problems of management and their impact on modern organization. He claims that managers are continuously being obliged to produce the best total mix of ingredients to meet the demands of both the marketplace and the company. They must develop a system by integrating the three submixes into a whole. An understanding of forces that constrain and influence marketing effort, and at the impact of the interaction of a combination of marketing ingredients, is helpful in achieving this system. Although it may be impossible to determine the optimum marketing mix, it is usually within the realm of reason to develop logical, adequate, coordinated... Article...
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...Summary of Three (3) Recent Psychology Articles First Article The articlewritten by Cohen, Callaway and Najolia entitled “On “Risk” and Reward: Investigating State Anhedonia in Psychometrically Defined Schizotypy and Schizophrenia” shows an entirely new findings with regards to the presence of anhedonia among patients with schizotypy and schizophrenia. Even though anhedonia or a “dysfunction in the experience of pleasant emotions” is considered as one of the symptoms of schizophrenia spectrum, the authors found out that patient with schizophrenia do not have the same experience of pleasant stimuli as compared to individuals with schizotypy. As compared to patients with schizophrenia... ID Number &...
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...Summary Robert F. Murphy’s article en d “Signs and Symptoms” (1987) describes the universal human experience of ageing, and the need that everyone has to come to terms with the finite nature of human life, and the limitations of the physical body. As an anthropologist the author has much to say about the social and psychological construction of illness, and the way that most people in the earlier phases of life take for granted their good health, and their ability to plan whatever they choose in family and career, and follow up these plans over a long space of time. The author describes his own gradual discovery of life-threatening illness, and the implications of this for him on a personal...
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...Summary The article on ‘Buoyant Dollar recovers its Luster, Underlining Rebound in U.S Economy by Landon Thomas focuses on the U.s economy under Barrack Obama. After the nation’s dollar has had weak spells, it has eventually emerged as the preferred currency by investors (Thomas 1). The dollar has gained 3.2 percent against the euro and 8 percent against the yen. The gain creates expectations that the economy will grow at a higher rate than Europe and Japan. Currently the dollar went higher. The dollar now trades against several currencies at a four-year peak. The dollar gains are present even when there is a decline in stocks of the United States. There has been a decade of low... Current Event...
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...Summary and Comment In Adolescent Depression: Stressful Interpersonal Contexts and Risk for Recurrence, the Constance Hammen contends that clinical and research issues face significant challenges due to high rates of depression, especially among young adolescent women (Hammen 200). Depression leads to impairment of normal functions and leads to various problems, such as alcohol abuse, behavioural disorders, and school difficulties among others. He also argues that depression could cause maladjustment and recurrent chronic depression and impairment. Since the condition is as a result of circumstances and events that lead to stress in the individual, the author contends that depression should...
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...Summary/Analysis/Synthesis Introduction The articles are a brief discussion on the proposed US government billion spending under the Veteran Jobs Corps (VJC) dubbed ‘rebuilding America’. This arises against a backdrop of the president’s campaign and policy for withdrawal of US troops from warfronts-for instance Iraq and Afghanistan-that will see a significant rise in the unemployment levels especially amongst army servicemen and women. These political articles assess the intended unemployment cut of estimated at 20,000 amongst its veteran population over the period 2012-2017 versus the monetary implications to an economy, which is already suffering from high levels of...
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...Summary and Related Critical Articles and Essays Summary of Work In her poem entitled “On Being Brought from Africa to America”, Phillis Wheatley illustrates the positive side of being an African American, particularly as an American slave. The poem profoundly looks into the soul and consciousness of an American slave narrator who makes an effort to contend with being snatched from her local residence and being displaced to the colonial America against her will. Wheatley was not really a fan of narrative poetry such that there is a modest story line in her poem when she writes: “’twas mercy brought me from my pagan land” (605). It rather implies... 2 July On Being Brought from Africa to America:...
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...Reforming Corporate Governance In the recent past, corporate boards shave received considerable attention following the WorlsCom, Enron and Tyco scandals. This is primarily in question of why the directors of these companies failed to uncover accounting malpractices or object to the illegal siphoning of company funds. While several attempts have been made to try explaining this “oversight” phenomenon, one explanation stands quite clearly; many boards only act as rubberstamps without adequately minding the welfare of shareholders (Slogan Management Review, n.d). According to some experts, the main role of directors is to facilitate the maximization of shareholder value through the management...
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...Summary Nourah is a social person. She loves to greet people and make them feel welcomed. She is a great host and makes lovely, organized, and creative themed parties. She is very much fond of fashion since her childhood. She is so much obsessed with fashion that she never misses any opportunity of volunteering at any bazaar or fashion show in Saudi Arabia. She has a creative nature that she reveals through her dresses. Although she wears gowns, but she slightly modifies every gown of her in such a way that her traditions and innovative ideas go side by side in her dressing. Her family and friends like her ideas so much that they keep on asking her to make one for them....
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... Equal Employment Opportunities Abercrombie and Fitch Stores are clothing retail shops that operate several clothing lines, and each store has a Look Policy that all employees need to follow. Samantha Elauf is a Muslim, and her religion allows her to wear headscarf of which is against Abercrombie’s dressing code. Therefore, Abercrombie refused to employ her for breaching their dressing policy. According to the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC), Abercrombie violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts. The Commission decided to sue Abercrombie on behalf of Samantha Elauf for failing to hire her. The Commission’s argument is that, Abercrombie practiced intentional... Equal Employment...
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...Meta-analysis Meta-analysis Anomia treatment efficacy depending on aphasia type, severity, and therapy amount In the treatment of anomia, the meta-analysis evaluation was conducted which focused on the efficiency of therapy for anomia because of aphasia. It mainly focused on calculating the effect size of the therapy. The study focused moderator variables such as type of treatment, follow up measure, word set and time post onset. The results depicted a substantial distinction in effect size depending upon whether the confrontational naming task involved a trained or untrained word set or not. The purpose of this meta-analysis extends the previous research by evaluating these anomia studies... Meta-analys...
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... Sibling relationship and birth order Sibling rivalry is a common phenomenon among growing children as evident by the twoexamples of Andy and Jamie as well as that of Sandra and Sally. It is a profound truth that siblings bear a lot of influence on each other which can lead to positive or negative development between them. They are able to sort out issues among them through various means which some can be fights, quarrels, struggles reasoning out together as was witnessed in the case of Andy and Jamie. Siblings can easily learn deeper lessons from each other more than how they can learn or interact with their parents. In the developed world, older siblings are mandated to take care... Sibling...
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... College The Truth about Mass Shootings and Gun Controls In the event of a national catastrophe, we are encapsulated with fear. Due to bitterness we begin to point fingers at the evils with us. Adam lanza, an honors student robbed his mother of four guns, killed her and most abominable of all: murdered twenty unarmed innocent children and six adults in cold blood. The truth contradicts with what politicians and the media propose shows that actually none of these could prevent the occurrence of this crime or any that is yet to materialize. No law, logic or legal ramifications can deter such people or completely eliminate the taking of innocent human lives. Rational signals or laws may just... College The ...
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... Bridging the Cultural Divide Leading international countries with many employees from different countries usually face this menace of the cultural divide. The employees have gone through different education systems and, therefore, have diverse interpretations about concepts and the whole working process. They may be doing the same job under one organization, but they totally differ in culture and assumptions. This research takes a deeper look on what can be done to reduce this cultural divide and create an organizational environment that is favorable for the advancement of an organization. Education of staff is one strategy that is solving this problem. It involves tabling the divergence... Bridging...
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...Summary Nonprofit Organizations are far much better in running their activities than the corporate organizations. Anyonewould expect that corporate management would be more productive and performance oriented that the nonprofit organizations because of the expected payments for work done. This has been brought about by the fact that nonprofit organization’s board of directors comprises of a group of educated professionals who work voluntarily with targets to achieve the organizational goals. Most of them are part time non salaried workers who place the organization’s mission beyond any other operational requirements. They are more particular with their targets. For the...
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...Summary Individuals develop career behavior through social values. Career choice is an iterative process based on the meaning placed by an individual in his/her relationship with others. Narrative career counseling can be understood by foregrounding personal meaning. Exploring the story helps a counselor realize biographical truth and is motivational in effect. Listening and attending skills are fundamental to understanding the clients story. Savickas employs a systematic approach to counseling that follows a narrative exploration pattern. It is a three-staged approach, consisting of beginnings in which the contract is negotiated between the counselor and client, middles... Critique Summary Individuals...
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...Summary of Changes Driven By Regulation Summary of Changes Driven By Regulation The finance industry has been contemplating the threat of regulatory changes for nearly the entire post- Global Financial Crisis (GFC) period (Citi Investor Services, 2014). Indeed, various stakeholders in the industry like hedge funds, investors, and sell-side participants have been aware of the eminent regulatory changes that would change key programs in the industry (Citi Investor Services, 2014). However, the reality of these changes only became certain and clear recently when the deadlines for implementing the new regulatory rules materialized or approached. The...
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...Summary Tanya Menon and Leigh Thompson examined the dangers and potential impact of envy in working environments. This article considers that while most people are congratulatory at their colleagues’ successes, there also exists the pervasive occurrence of envy. Envy is recognized as occurring at all levels and economic statuses. Envy is further recognized as intensifying at times of recession or economic distress. More notable, however, is the recognition that envy can ruin relationships, create dysfunctional work environments, and hurt the people who feel it. Because envy is generally considered a negative emotion, individuals repress these feelings. Still, these repressed feelings... Envy at Work...
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...Summary Transmission and diffusion are some of the key factors that influence linguistic development. Linguistic transmission refers to a continuous sequence of events that allow children to acquire their native language (William, 2007). One element that allows children to achieve this is linguistic descent. It refers to the ability of a language to develop out of another one. Although language keep changing all the time, it is possible to prevent this ability from being eliminated in a community. Linguistic changes can happen from within a community through a process called change from below. It can also happen from forces outside a community... Transmission and Diffusion Transmission and Diffusion...
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...summary, Dyson comes to the conclusion... In the article The Public Obligations of Intellectuals Michael Dyson explains his understanding of the role of intellectual for the community where he or she lives. He argues that intellectuals need to use their knowledge to help other people, understand them and relieve their pain. Despite the fact that the main obligation of any intellectual is to be smart, all knowledge should be used for the sake of other people. Being African American, Dyson provides enough examples from personal biography to prove his point of view. He had a hard life before he became intellectual. He had to work hard in order to save money for college. Dysons father, hard work and...
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