Assumptions
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...Assumptions" Scenario: Celeste is a wife and mother of two young children. She is in her mid-30s and has decided to go back to work. Her husband, a college professor, works an extra job, and so is tired all the time and does not spend enough time with the family. Celeste wants things to slow down for him. She will put the children in daycare. Shell have a 45-minute commute. The extra money will help Jim give up extra commitments. Economically, they will remain about the same but the burden will now be shared more fairly. She expects these changes will make the family happier. • What are the assumptions underlying this scenario? (List at least five) 1. Celeste being a loyal wife... Critical Thinking...
Leadership Assumptions
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...Assumptions Leadership is an integral part of human social behaviour which is intricately linked with the followers. Leadership can be defined as a persuasive communication skill which inspires others to achieve a common goal. Educational leadership assumes special meaning because it motivates and encourages students to become a responsible citizen while they are acquiring an educational qualification that would help them become financially independent. It is equally important that certain basic assumptions about the educational leadership qualities especially which relates to the individual approach of tackling issues and objectives, may create a vast difference to the results... Educational Leadership...
Critical Thinking Assumptions
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...Assumptions" Scenario: Celeste is a wife and mother of two young children. She is in her mid-30s and has decided to go back to work. Her husband, a college professor, works an extra job, and so is tired all the time and does not spend enough time with the family. Celeste wants things to slow down for him. She will put the children in daycare. She'll have a 45-minute commute. The extra money will help Jim give up extra commitments. Economically, they will remain about the same but the burden will now be shared more fairly. She expects these changes will make the family happier. - What are the assumptions underlying this scenario (List at least five) 1. Celeste being a loyal wife... "Critical Thinking...
Adult Learning Assumptions
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...assumption July 29, Knowles established six assumptions in adult learning. While all of the assumptions are significant to adult learning, this paper identifies and support self-concept, experience, and motivation to learn assumptions as the most right to the type of learning. Adult learning assumption Learning process is progressive and can occur at any stage of life. Some people may engage in learning from their early stages and pass through the formal education system while others may recognize or access learning opportunities at their later stages of life. While the formal education may not be appropriate for the latter category, an informal adult education exists. Studies have... ? Adult learning...
Fallacies, Assumptions and Arguments
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...Assumptions & Arguments PART I: FINAL EXAM: FALLACIES The following arguments contain various kinds of fallacies. Evaluate each and identify the fallacy using the matching list on the last page We can recognize that athletes that participate in sports must be given special consideration within our grading system, or we can let the university sink into athletic oblivion. Equivocation: In such arguments, the arguer shifts meaning in such a way that the reason offered may seem more convincing I don't know what colleges are teaching these days! I have just received a letter of application from a young man who graduated from the state university last June. It was a wretched... Final Exam: Fallacies,...
Assumptions of Human Behavior
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...Assumptions of human behavior We say that the entire world is God's creation but the most intriguing and the most unique creation is - Man or human beings. He made all of them different from one another and covered them with different layers. Many a times we get a very different impression of a person and suddenly an entirely different aspect of his personality is revealed. Sometimes it is a complete shock like when you have assumed a certain personality for someone and they turn out to be just the opposite. I had my first brush with such a revelation when I had developed friendship with someone, namely Mary as a pen friend. Her way of writing the letters, as emails and...
Assumptions and Design
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...Assumptions and Design Research designs are of three types: quantitative designs, which center on setting and validating theory and hypothesis; qualitative designs, which center on creating and explaining theories, and mixed-method designs, which are a grouping of qualitative and quantitative approaches (Creswell 2003). The quantitative design depends on a large volume of data, which is then analyzed statistically, for instance, using tools such as Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) or Excel. Conversely, qualitative designs employ comprehensive analysis of a lesser number of respondents. The researcher’s basic beliefs or assumptions guide him/her about research methods, including... ...
Accounting Assumptions, Principles and Constrains
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...Assumptions, Principles and Constrains The basic assumptions of accounting Basic accounting assumptions provide a foundation for recording the transactions and preparing the financial statements. They are considered as cornerstones of the foundation of accounting (Pratt, 2011) and they include Economic Entity which is the financial statements that presume that accounts often deal with a single organization. However, its application usually gets delicate when the involved parties want to cut down the financial statements to understand a particular product or division within the organization. The second assumption is going Concern that assumes that the economic entity has a significant past... Accounting...
The Assumptions Behind the Assumptions in the War on Terror
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...assumption that the relative poverty of the people is forcing them to engage themselves into terrorist and criminal activities. Based on these assumptions, substantial amount of money was spent in the form of grant and other sources so that the overall standards of life can be improved. However, it has been reported that corruption especially in Afghanistan... ?Introduction Post 9/11 era is an entirely different era as it changed many dimensions of the way international politics and security issues are being perceived now. The brutality with which this event was carried out by the group of terrorists gave a wakeup call to the free world to re-examine its priorities and its security infrastructure to make ...
Assumptions on the Migrants Homesickness
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...Assumptions on the Migrant’s Homesickness Migrants are largely assumed to be “oriented towards their original community” (Chavez, 214) and they remain faithful to their own motherland, even when drawing economic benefits from their host community. Hence, they are never considered a part of the real community and are believed to be “problematic” and “marginalized” low-rate labor force, and a “drain on public resources” (Chavez, 223). (THE ASSUMPTION) These are the views necessarily shared by the greater sections of the community. The view is both a political stance and a cultural slip in understanding specific symbolic social processes that the migrant... Rajashi Samanta Order 128053     June 20, 2006...
Assumptions on the Migrants Homesickness
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...Assumptions on the Migrant's Homesickness Migrants are largely assumed to be "oriented towards their original community" (Chavez, 214) and they remain faithful to their own motherland, even when drawing economic benefits from their host community. Hence, they are never considered a part of the real community and are believed to be "problematic" and "marginalized" low-rate labor force, and a "drain on public resources" (Chavez, 223). (THE ASSUMPTION) These are the views necessarily shared by the greater sections of the community. The view is both a political stance and a cultural slip in understanding specific symbolic social processes that the migrant... Rajashi Samanta Order 128053 June 20, 2006...
Bond Yield Under Various Assumptions
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...Assumptions I. Overview Bond valuation and yield uses the concept of present values for assessments. Friedlob and Schleifer(2003, p. 36) defined the present value as value of future cash flows discounted to their “present value at an appropriate interest rate.” For example, using slide 14 of our PowerPoint slides, “Bond prices and interest rate risk,” the present value of a bond with zero coupon is the present value of its face value or . In the equation immediately above, P is the present value of the bond while F is the face value of the bond. Further, i is the interest rate, n the maturity while m is the number of compounding per year. Of course, the PowerPoint slide... ?Bond Yield Under Various...
Purpose, Scope, Situation, and Assumptions
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...ASSUMPTIONS The lead organization will take accountability for mobilizing all component organizations... PSYCHOLOGY ORGANIZATION AND ASSIGNMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES EMERGENCY PLAN: LOS ANGELS PURPOSE This plan will highlight and show the appropriate remedies for the natural or manmade disasters. The facilities and the service providers of the rescues are revealed in this plan. The plan will show the natural calamities that are common in the area exploiting how they are remedied.This will involve emergency assessment,hazard operation,population protection and incident management.Thenatural calamities that will be remedied will be limited in the Los Angeles city. SCOPE This plan would cover the Los Angele...
Existance of the State: Breaking the Assumptions
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...Assumptions Existence of the Breaking the Assumptions The has long been held as a required element of organized society. There are some who would not even consider questioning rather or not the state was necessary, but assume that it is correct for there to be a state, serving to govern over society. In the view of the people who uphold the state as a common sense requirement of society, the masses do not have the ability to function without such authority asserted over them. They feel that in the absence of the state there would be total and utter chaos. The criminals, who may be considered supporters of the group that is against having a state, ironically are used... ? Existence of the Breaking the...
CRITIQUE the ASSUMPTIONS of MAINSTREAM THEORY
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...assumptions of mainstream theory One of the major assumptions of the marginal productivity theory of distribution is existence of perfect competition. This assumption is however unrealistic because imperfect competition characterizes the market. Competitive forces that influence market demand such as standard based and price based initiatives exist for overcoming competition among different sellers. Low quality products, for example, exist for lower prices that aim at attracting customers while some products have high quality for branding and these identify different standards against properties of competitive markets. The market also experiences power centers, such as in monopolies... Critique of the...
Contemporary theories in psychology based on philosophical assumptions
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...assumptions in contemporary psychology may be vague. However, it is difficult, almost impossible to distance philosophical assumptions from psychology, in that these assumptions are the basis of critical thinking, allowing the modern day psychologists to analyze and apply logic, while developing their psychological theories (Sternberg, Roediger, & Halpern, 20007). Worth noting, is the fact that contemporary psychologists have deserted the tradition of aligning their psychological theories to a given school of thought, rather incorporating the aspects of many schools... of thoughts, in developing and realizing their psychological perspective. With this in mind, then it becomes difficult for...
Organization and planning assumptions for the Community Disaster Relief Plan.M1S
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...Assumptions ORGANIZATION AND PLANNING ASSUMPTIONS A disaster relief plan can be defined as identification, assessment and reduction of risks posed by a disaster. Its main aim is the reduction both social and economic disaster vulnerability, on top of dealing with hazards that trigger them, for example, the environment. This paper sets out to design a disaster relief plan for Chloe-land in New England. This plan is necessary because the town is quite ill equipped to deal with major emergencies; the nearest referral hospital and response units are far away by 50 kilometers. Chloe-land is a sleepy town, far from the city, and is an administrative center. Some trade goes... Organization and Planning...
"Dry September" by William Faulkner: a Strory about Assumptions
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...Assumptions In his short story, “Dry September”, William Faulkner gives his readers something to think about in the post slavery period of 1920-1930. Racism between white and black people reveals how status is distinguished by skin color. The problem with racism is that it is fueled by assumptions made by one social group about another social group, in this case, whites about blacks. Minnie Cooper is at the center of the event in question, although she is not at the center of the events that occur. An assumption about abuse by a black man on Minnie fuels a group of white men to act in violence against a specific man. This allows the reader to assume... ?“Dry September” by William Faulkner: A Story about...
Self-fulfilling prophecy cycle (Negative assumptions, negative outcome )
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...assumptions is more noticeable than positive assumptions. While not necessarily rear positive assumptions are a regular occurrence in the employment industry. However, through principle-centered leaders who are distinct from their counterparts. Positivity radiates energy beams from within extending enthusiasm and energy to the persons they interact with at the workplace. Positivity, believe and upbeat in their employees potential is evident and ingrained within them. They also come across as servant leaders ready to give... Self-fulfilling prophecy Cycle Supervisors have a great impact on those they supervise, which is long lasting and dependon whether they are good or not its consequences have a huge...
Assumptions based on the influences of friends, family, and community
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...Assumptions Based on the Influences of Friends, Family, and Community We are all a product of our experiences, and each situation, person, and placepresented to us in our lifetime is experienced by us based on all that has happened in our lives so far. Most often, the choices one makes can only be understood by examining a person’s past. Through the books “Bet Me” by Jennifer Crusie, “Chocolat” by Joanne Harris and “Sula” by Toni Morrison, this synthesis paper explores the social symbols, themes and patterns which are irrevocably and unconsciously woven into our social fabric, entangling oneself with friends, family, and community, and how uncomfortable it is when...
Critical Risks, Problems, and Assumptions on Sports Facility
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...Assumptions on Sports Facility: Running sports facilityfor schoolchildren and college students involves certain risks, problems and assumptions. The risk factors cover up many areas such as chances of injuries for both the participants, audience and the management people. The sports services provided in the Old Northgate Theatres, which had been demolished to carry out the modifications suitable for running the facility. The modules include Baseball, Retail Shop, Wrestling, Weights and Fitness Room, Football, Softball, Basket Ball, and Soccer. The types of risks are torts, fighting between two parities involved in practice or main match, violence... of the Topic: Critical Risks, Problems, and...
Cost flow assumptions and effects of inventory errors
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...assumptions and effects of inventory errors *5.28* A. Assume that Cushing, Inc. uses a PERIODIC INVENTORY system. Calculate cost of goodssold and ending inventory under FIFO and LIFO. Calculating cost of goods sold and ending inventory using LIFO Feb 22: 70*16 = $ 1120 June 11: (130*16) + (20*15) = $ 2380 Nov 1: (140*15) + (50*13) = $ 2750 Total Cost of goods sold: $6250 Ending Inventory = Cost of goods available for sale - Cost of goods sold = 6900 - 6250 Ending inventory = $650 Calculating cost of goods sold and ending inventory using FIFO Feb 22: 70*13 = $ 910 June 11: (30*13) + (120*15... Cost flow...
How significant are the events of September 11th 2001 for Realist assumptions? Do they fundamentally undermine Realist assumptions?
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...assumptions? Do they fundamentally undermine Realist assumptions? Theorists of Political Science have watched as the world’s nations have adopted, or attempted to adopt, various theories about International Relations. Ever since human relationships evolved into societies we have had to learn how to relate to each other. There are many different theories that have been adopted in this decade alone, and the current state of the world suggests that International Relations will continue to ebb and flow until society destroys itself or learns to get along. Liberalism was the prevailing practice prior to the Cold War, then realism became... How significant are the events of September 11, 2001 for Realist...
Compare and Contrast the metatheoretical assumptions that underly Idealism and Realism.
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...Assumptions that Underlie Idealism and Realism "The great basic question of all philosophy, especially of more recent philosophy, isthat concerning the relation of thinking and beingThe answers which the philosophers gave to this question split them into two great camps. Those who asserted the primacy of spirit to naturecomprised the camp of idealism. The others, who regarded nature as primary, belong to the various schools of materialism." This is what Frederick Engels said in his The End of Classical German Philosophy, as cited by The Encyclopedia of Marxism in its definition of idealism. It also places the fundamental distinction between Idealism and Realism as philosophical... Metatheoretical...
How Not Meeting The Assumptions Of The Hardy-Weinberg Principle Aid In Evolution
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...assumptions, that must prevail if the genetic structure of a population is to remain the same over time and further deduced its theoretical predictions of genotype frequency (Hartl... number 25 April The Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium and its importance in evolution “In the absence of migration, mutation, natural selection, and assortative mating, genotype frequencies at any locus are a simple function of allele frequencies”. (Wigginton, Cutler and Abecasis 887) This phenomenon known as “Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium” (HWE), was initially described in 1908 by an English Mathematician, Godfrey Hardy (Hardy 49) and a German physician, Wilhelm Weinberg (Weinberg 1908) who independently formulated certain...
Critically evaluate both the ontological and epistemological assumptions which underpin one of the philosophical traditions disc
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...assumptions of postmodernism. The proceeding sections of the paper evaluate these assumptions. The paper documents the contributions of postmodernism in studying and theorizing about organizational communication to demonstrate its application of these assumptions. The paper closes with a snippet review of the criticisms to the theory and possible reactions to these criticisms. Ontology defines the nature... ? Postmodernism Different people use the term, postmodernism, in different ways. Postmodernism explores the convoluted relationships of discourse, knowledge and power that result from the struggles between social groups. This paper opens with a brief commentary on the epistemological and ontological...
Outline the assumptions and methods of interpretist and positivist approaches to research
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...assumptions that form the benchmark of how such kind of research is carried out in practical applications. All research regardless of its classification, be it interpretive, positivist or critical, have fundamental assumptions of what makes a valid research. Oftentimes, these assumptions differ from one method to another. These assumptions are described by epistemological concepts, providing notions and theories on knowledge and how it can... ? Research can be ified into three different ifications: positivist, interpretive and critical. However, the most commonly adopted methods in recent research activities are the interpretive and positivist approach to research. These research approaches have varying...
Sonnet 18 by Shakespeare, What assumptions does the poet take to describe beauty?
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...assumptions does the poet take to describe beauty? Beauty is defined as a quality that affects the senses of observers. It inflicts happiness and harmony in the mind of a person. Various poets and writers have explained the word “beauty” in different ways. William Shakespeare explains beauty among women as well as nature in a very different way. The poet quotes in one of his sonnets that “to me, fair friend, you can never be old,” (Shakespeare, 78) signifies the poet’s desire of patronizing a never fading beauty that would last until the end. Sonnet 18 of Shakespeare creates a thematic meaning of beauty, which provides the reader with a perception of the way...  “Sonnet 18” by Shakespeare. What...
Contrast the assumptions of mainstream and critical approaches to studying organisation?
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...ASSUMPTIONS OF MAINSTREAM AND CRITICAL APPROACHES TO STUDYING ORGANISATION? Introduction This review refers to the development of a critical understanding of strategic management of an organization and the basic streamlines used in evaluation of the organization. The core of any company depends upon its management and every organization needs to have a successful strategy in order to prosper. For this purpose it is necessary to understand strategic management such that we can evaluate a company through its management policies. I will provide a concise outline of strategic management as it is normally taught and practiced and further pointing to many aspects for developing critical... CONTRAST THE...
Reaction Paper: Politically and Culturally Biased Assumptions Regarding Gender Oppression in the Middle East
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...Assumptions Regarding Gender Oppression in the Middle East The week’s readings present a complex investigation in gender study. From an overarching perspective, this reaction paper argues that traditional means of examining gender in the Middle East are biased politically and culturally. Subsequently, it is necessary to consider new epistemological frameworks for investigating gender in these regions. “How Not to Study Gender in the Middle East” contains a number of significant meta-critical insights into the process of gender study in the Middle East. The reading ultimately caused me to believe that gender study in the Middle East cannot... representation. While “How Not to Study Gender in...
In what ways have feminists challenged some of our basic assumptions about the family?
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...assumptions about the family. Feminism has positively and negatively influenced the stability of the family structure. Feminist policies have upheld the rights of women in the families. However, growth of feminist thoughts has also made women go beyond the acceptable levels so that it has negatively affected the peace and stability in families. The feminist movement awakened women and made them aware if their rights in the family and the society. Women, from time immemorial, suffered political and social oppression in the form of sexism. Women being submissive to the traditional family roles endured pain and troubles in all societies... ?Full and section number of Feminists have challenged the basic...
'Criminal justice systems do not deliver justice'. To what extent should restorative justice replace traditional assumptions and
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...assumptions as well as practices associated with criminal justice in order to enhance delivery of justice (Sullivan and Tifft, L... ? and ID .................................................................................................................................................. Lecture ..................................................................................................................................... Module ..................................................................................................................................... Course..........................................................................................................................................
Is pluralism of philosophical assumptions in managment research a cause for concern or celebration? Explain your answer and disc
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...Assumptions of Pluralism in Management Research According to the contemporary literature, pluralism is a philosophical school of thought that is composed of four different elements - diversity, understanding, commitment and dialogue. These elements are basically philosophical assumptions of pluralism, which describes pluralism as a state of multiplicity (Werner, 2002). Multiplicity of thoughts, of ideas, rationales, and decisions all come in the pluralist school of thought. Generally when managers adapt pluralism... ? Pluralism and Management Research Pluralism in Management Research Introduction Management research, which has remained significant in organizations, has come out differently in...
Fundamental Assumptions of Psychoanalytic Theory
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...?Running Head: Psychoanalytic Theory Psychoanalytic Theory [Institute’s Psychoanalytic Theory Psychoanalytic theory provided a completely fresh approach to the study and cure of abnormal adult behavior. Previous studies tended to overlook behavior and try to find a physiological clarification of abnormality. The uniqueness of Freud's psychoanalytic theory was in distinguishing that neurotic behavior is not accidental or pointless but objective-focused. Therefore, by trying to find the reason behind alleged abnormal behavioral patterns, the psychoanalyst was given a way for understanding behavior as significant and enlightening, without disagreeing with its physiological side (Elliott, 2002... Head:...
Discuss the theory of purchasing power parity, by considering its various forms and examining critically its assumptions and the
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...assumption that when there is an exchange of the foreign currency with the domestic currency, this can be referred as the exchange of the domestic purchasing with the purchasing power (Islam & Ahmed 1999, p. 1). The PPP theory suggests that the real exchange rates ought to be stationary. When the real exchange rates are stationary, appreciation or depreciation tends to offset any changes in the percentages of price levels. The theory determines whether there is a shift in exchange rates when there are changes in the relative... ? Discuss the theory of purchasing power parity, by considering its various forms and examining critically itsassumptions and the empirical evidence for and against it....
Is Lakoff's analysis of the language and moral assumptions of liberals and conservatives correct , based on what you see in this
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...assumption of a strict father model (SF). Together encompass decent principals nevertheless; they differ in the most important priorities making them drastically conflicting. With these morals, Lakoff agues out his models to decipher the moral construction inside the language of politics and strategy. In the article “One Bad and Eight Good Reasons to Cut Taxes” Boaz uses the patterns Lakoff analyses in his... Lakoff’s analysis In the article "One Bad and Eight Good Reasons to Cut Taxes" by David Boaz there is reason enough to believe taxes cut equals more growth in the economy. The article’s emphasis is on the tax reduction to enable the people of the country to have more money in their hands. When the...
Assess the practical usefulness and the relevance of game theory in light of the demanding assumptions behind the concept of the
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...assumptions behind the concept of the Nash equilibrium. Game Theory The game theory is based on the fundamental concept of zero-sum games, and a game has elements such as players, actions, information, strategies, outcomes, payoffs, and equilibria. Game theory evaluates strategic interactions... ?Practical Usefulness and Relevance of Game Theory Introduction Game theory generally refers to a strategic decision making approach. To be more specific, game theory is simply a mathematical model based on games identified as zero-games. To define, “game theory is the study of mathematical models of conflict and cooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers” (Myerson 1997, p.1). The scholarly work...
Reflecting on what Amal tells us, discuss the ways in which Map of Love comments on the following common assumptions about gender relations.
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...assumptions about gender relations. Introduction The Map of Love by Egyptian novelist Ahdaf Soueif is a refreshing tale of love, attraction and adventure that spans two generations. While some have commended it for its accurate and interesting recollection of Egyptian history, on a more personal level it speaks of the problems and tribulations that have plagued Egypt not only at the turn of the 19th century but even at the turn of the 20th, as Amal and Isabel Parkman find while delving into letters and documents that describe the romantic attraction... of the of the Submitted Map of Love and Gender Relations Q. Reflecting on what Amal tells us, discuss the ways in which Map of Love comments on common...
Outlline and evaluate Judith Butler's ideas on the relationships between the human body and society. Discuss in relation to traditional assumptions about "gender".
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...assumptions about gender in relation to the contemporary society. Contemporary Social Theory In this context, contemporary social theory is the systematic analysis of broad development contours of the modern world as opposed to the traditional society. These contours revolve around multidisplinary reconstruction of terms like... RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE HUMAN BODY AND SOCIETY By Introduction The relationship between the human bodyand the society is a complex area of study that calls for critical application of different ideologies and theories. It is these theories that help one to conceptualize the facts behind the association of the two entities. Among the theories that have been stipulated, is the...
Assess the practical usefulness and the relevance of game theory in light of the demanding assumptions behind the concept of the
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...assumption that the game assumes are as follows; the concepts operate in the assumption that the players possess powerful computing techniques, through which, they analyze every situation giving no chance to any faults... ?Nash equilibrium and game theory By: ID Email Address Location Exercutive summary This paper gives the relevance and the applications of the concepts of game theory to the real world. The concept of game theory that the paper would focus on is the Nash equilibrium. Nash equilibrium has several application in the real world, especially in the economic world. Therefore, the paper would relate the applications of the game theory in real world economic scenarios. When relating the ideas,...
"WHAT ASSUMPTIONS DOES THE CONCEPT OF TRANSFER MAKE ABOUT THE DEVELOPMENT OF AND THE APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS IN AND BETWEEN EDUCATION AND WORKPLACE
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...assumptions does the concept of transfer make about the development of and the application of knowledge and skills in and between education and workplace settings and in what way might these assumptions be problematic? Introduction Vocational education has been viewed as the province of low achieving students who are unable to effectively assimilate the knowledge that is imparted at school. Transfer skills are particularly important in vocational education because of its importance in providing effective training to improve performance in the workplace. The challenge for vocational educational programmes is therefore to provide effective support to students so that they are able... to...
Assess the practical usefulness and the relevance of game theory in light of the demanding assumptions behind the concept of the
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...assumptions that these companies and organizations have to take in consideration of Nash equilibrium in the management of business practices (Zaagare 1984 pg. 243). One of the formidable means of undertaking this concept in a game theory is assuming that all the players in the game adopt a strategy that is similar to one... ? Macro & Micro Economics By Macro & Micro Economics Game theory refers to the study of the outcomes from strategic interactions among agents in the economic sectors. These outcomes come out with respect to the preferences or utilities of the said agents. As such, the questionable outcomes might not necessarily arise from the suggestions made by these agents participating in the...
Select two approaches to counselling which might be useful in education, and describe their assumptions and methods. Critically discuss their relevance and suitability for counselling in schools.
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...assumptions... Counselling In Education Introduction Before beginning to help the children through the use of counseling interventions and skills, it is essential to know exactly their problems and possibly explore them. This is the initial task, and a central issue which underscores many of the difficulties that children experience is that, there can be some discrepancy between who they perceive themselves to be and also who they would like to be. These concepts are relevant to humanistic counselling (Rogers, 1996). There exists a useful distinction between schools of counselling and approaches to counseling. A theoretical approach presents a position that regards the theory and practice of counselling....
DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE VARIOUS MARKET STRUCTURE MODELS IN TERMS OF THEIR CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES AND BEHAVIOURAL ASSUMPTIONS. USE TWO EXAMPLES OF YOUR OWN CHOICE TO ILLUSTRATE ANY TWO TYPES OF PRODUCT MARKET STRUCTURES.
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...Assumptions and Characteristics of Perfect Competition A type of market structure model that is the most competitive is pure or perfect competition; this market is extremely competitive. As illustrated in the above discussion, market structure models summarize the way markets are organized, and behave. Therefore, for every market structure, there is a set of assumptions or characteristics, which identify the kind of industry. The model demands that only those industries that meet the characteristics will behave the way it predicts... Market Structure Models A market structure model helps to identify and show how a market is comprised or made up in terms of; The number of firms Nature of the product...
The Capital Asset Pricing Model is a very useful model and it is used widely in the industry even though it is based on very strong assumptions. Discuss in the light of recent developments in the area.
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...assumptions rather than laws (De Brouwer, 2009). The current paper therefore seeks to examine some recent developments in the area of corporate finance and the use of the CAPM to see how the model responses to existing criticisms. The paper take the approach of comparing the weaknesses and limitations of CAPM with its usage in recent developments to see if it can be considered a credible and reliable model for asset pricing... The Capital Asset Pricing Model Introduction Since the coming of the CAPM, there have been several researches and literature which have criticised its usefulness in the modern business environment. This is because most such commentators believe that the model heavily rely on...
The Capital asset pricing model (CAPM) is a very useful model and it is used widely in the industry even though it is based on very strong assumptions. Discuss in the light of recent developments in the area
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...assumptions have to be identified for CAPM equilibrium to be achieved (Madanoglu 2013). The assumptions include the fact that investors must have the same expectations and also apply similar input list, they also have to maximize their estimated utility of wealth, the investors have to plan for a homogenous holding period, no transaction costs or taxes are incurred, the rate of borrowing equals the rate of lending and that there exists an environment where there is availability of numerous investors each having an endowment of wealth that is small in comparison to the whole endowment. Concepts When the model was developed, a variety of empirical tests...
The problem of free will arises from three initially plausible assumptions: 1. Human beings have free will. 2. The world is deterministic. 3. Free will is incompatible with determinism.
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...assumptions on the matter. That’s why I think that the position of Compatibilists is the most comprehensive one, because in fact both statements that human beings have free will and that the world is deterministic in fact are absolutely compatible with each other (hence, I reject the third statement that claims that free will is incompatible with determinism) and multiple... Free Will and Determinism Even though the dilemma of free will and world determinism seems to be irresolvable, because people’s personal beliefs about the issue often don’t let them see the big picture. So it is more likely that the problem is about people’s beliefs and their unwillingness to accept any facts that contradict their...
While Edna Pontellier succumbs to the assumptions of society, Janie Crawford fully escapes from the expectation surrounding her proving that women of the upper class can not fulfill their hopes and dreams.
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...assumptions of society, Janie Crawford fully escapes from the expectation surrounding her proving that women of the upper class cannot fulfill their hopes and dreams Introduction The two characters highlight the common woman’s quest for autonomy in society although both give different approaches to the subjects. Janie’s ‘Their eyes were watching God’ novel reveals that women can succeed in their agitation for independence within the society. However, the case of Edna confirms that male dominance in society is a barrier to the independency of women. Additionally, cultural beliefs also contribute to the status quo position with regard to the place of women... While Edna Pontellier succumbs to the...
Write a response in which you examine the stated and/or unstated assumptions of the argument. Be sure to explain how the argument depends on these assumptions and what the implications are for the argument if the assumptions prove unwarranted.
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...Your full full September 19, There are different viewpoints regarding sufficiency of 6 hours ofsleep for businesspersons and employees. Some studies show that 6-hour sleep is sufficient for a person and there is no medial need for a person to sleep more. On the other hand, some studies deny the sufficiency of 6-hour sleep and claim that 6 hours of sleep is not enough for a person as it can cause serious threats to the health of a person. In my view, 6 hours of sleep is enough for businesspersons and employees. The reason is that in today’s world of competition, there is a need to do more in every field of life in order to prosper. There is also a high level of competition between advertising...
Assumptions/Turning Poverty into an American Crime/the Power of the Image as a Persuader
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...The extent to which poverty has been criminalized in America What opinion opens Barbara Ehrenreich’s essay, how a safety net became a dragnet? Is it her thesis? The opinion that has opened up her essay is the extent to which poverty has been criminalized in America (Ehrenreich, 2010). Resources and money have grown tighter. On the other hand, though, the laws and regulations have also grown even tighter with the consequences of the downturn in the economy. Some of the repercussions are loitering, distribution of free food and homelessness. Yes, it is her thesis. Einrech (2010) opposes the number of regulations against the poor in the society which had been rising since 2006. This happened... extent to ...
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