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Breaking bad news at the workplace Key Aspects
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...bad news at the workplace - Key Aspects News, especially 'bad' news needs to be communicated in the right way at the right time. Organizations, large and small, would benefit by considering a few key aspects of this activity: Classify and plan the communication - the type of communication (disciplinary measure, pay cut, demotion, separation, etc) should determine the appropriate plan for communicating the same. There has to be a professional plan before executing the activity. The context and sensitivities must be determined adequately. And, the right HR executives with the right communication and people skills must be hand-picked to execute the plan. Perform mock runs - simulated... ...
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The good and bad of standards based on innovations
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...bad of standards based on innovations By Submission Introduction It is normal in today’s world, to have all sorts of innovations left, right and center. Perhaps, this is because of the ever-increasing development and inventions, which are aimed at making work easier, or something close to that. Nonetheless, Allen, and Sriram, (2000: 171-181) believe that the success of innovation, greatly relies on whether standardized processes are used or not. New standards are sometimes created by new innovations. In some cases, it can be built on innovations or even towards the achievement of innovations. Although what are the good and bad aspects of adopting the use of standards for innovation... The good and bad of ...
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Making bad hiring decisions
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...Bad Hiring Decisions Making Bad Hiring Decisions Many firms assert that serious unwarranted losses may be incurred, owing to the management’s uniformed decisions of hiring unqualified professionals (Wallin, 2010). As such, this may compel an individual into raising the question of the justification of different personality tests that dissimilar firms employ, in an endeavor to create an effective workforce. Diverse aspects of the personality tests are significant in the hiring of organizations’ personnel (Wallin, 2010). The personality tests evidently hold significant challenges, with some critics challenging their legitimacy and dependability. The policymakers are also perceived to have done...
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Breaking bad news
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...Aspects – in this field, patient’s background will generally affect how they receive the bad news. Nurses in turn will only respond to what their patient indicates about the bad news. As such, care for the patient may vary according to the response. Surrounding Circumstances – these are the indirect factors, which also affect the situation of accepting or preparing the patient for the bad news such as the medical and nursing roles, which are part of the social and cultural expectations in the hospital. In addition, time allotted for medical care gives... Breaking Bad News to Patients: A Critical Look Breaking bad news to patients is difficult especially on people who are younger and those who want to...
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Globalization - Good or Bad
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...BAD The article is aboutmerits and demerits of globalization. On the whole the author has supported globalization and put an emphasis on the merits of globalization like on one place the author states that it is the globalization that has helped to overcome the acute poverty and income inequalities prevailing in the world since last two decades. More specifically the author has given the examples of rising economies of china and India that have took several million people out of poverty. Though the people against the globalization may give examples of different other countries where poverty not only exists but also tends to increase. One... ? and Section # of A CRITICAL REVIEW OF GLOBALIZATION: GOOD OR...
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Nicolas Roegs Bad Timing
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...Bad Timing; in his use of the camera, his approach to the actors (especially in relationship in their use of props), his development of the story in his editing choices and in the final "re-structuring" of the film. Jean Epstein defined his concept of "photogenie", first coined by Lois Delluc as "the art of cinema", as "any aspect of things, beings or souls whose moral character... -1The Concept of Jean Epstein's "Photogenie" and Walter Benjamin's "Optical Unconscious" Explored in the Work of Nicolas Roeg's Bad Timing A Sensual Obsession "The cinema is poetry's most powerful medium, the truest medium for the untrue, the unreal, the "surreal" as Apollinaire would have said. This is why some of us have e...
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Bad New Message Memo
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...Bad News Memo Thi Nguyen, Senior Analyst Alexandria Noll, Director of HR November 22, Email Communication Training Proposal Email communication has become a significant method through which a business communicates with its customers. The significance of email communication arise from ease of use, accessibility and convenience (Lehman & DuFrene, 2010). As such, the company takes email communications seriously and urges all employees to monitor their emails to make sure every query, concern, or complaints are attended to as soon as possible. When a client writes an email to the company, he or she expects a timely response, if not instant. We should thus create a culture of...
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Outsourcing, good or bad
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...Bad? Outsourcing: Good or Bad? Outsourcing IT has been the of considerable debate, not only at the level ofhow best it can be done, but also in terms of its implications for organizational forms and management. There are different views on outsourcing and its benefits for business but all researchers prove that success depends upon ability of the company to introduce outsourcing into organizational settings. outsourcing proposes great opportunities for modern organizations to reduce financial costs and improve technology. The terms outsourcing and insourcing do not capture the complexity of sourcing options available on the market place. There are several... organization needs to recognize...
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Bad marketing, bad budgeting, and bad customer service can lead to the failure of a business
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...Bad marketing, bad budgeting, and bad service can lead to the failure of a business. Introduction: Marketing, budgeting and customer services are essentials for any business without which it’s difficult for the business to survive. Marketing deals with identifying, anticipating and satisfying customer need. It focuses on needs and wants of customers. Budgeting deals with the setting of goals and plans for a future period and analysis of available resources to facilitate control and communication in the organization. Customer services is a similar concept to marketing which emphasizes on understanding the customer, its requirements,...
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Country of the Bad Wolfes
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...aspect of the author’s life to narrate a tale of beauty and love and the antics of a spirited family in turbulent times. Works Cited Bertens, JW. Literary Theory: The Basics. 2nd ed. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2008. Blake, JC. Country of the Bad Wolfes. Texas, USA: Cinco Puntos Presss, 2012. Leonard, E. “Book Review: ‘Country of the Bad Wolfes.’” 2012, 13 January. Web. 22 July 2012. . Mystery People. “Q & A with James Carlos Blake.” 22 January 2012. Web. 22 July 2012 Theisson, Andrea. “Book Reviews: Country of the Bad Wolfes by James Carlos Blake.” 2012, 7 May. Web. 22 July 2012. .... The Psychoanalytic Theory in Country of the Bad Wolfes Introduction The novel Country of...
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Different Aspects of Ecotourism
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...aspects of human life. The same citizens who use to think and analyze in a modest manner has changed their way of analysis and started comparing with the good and bad. The socialist thinking, which was confined to the small regions on earth, has now crossed the boundaries and reaching out... ECO-TOURISM Ecotourism is showing high-end results, impact on the part of economical evolutions on nations mainly on cities and individualperson's life standard. Because of the ecotourism having tremendous impact on cities. Cities are transforming into great industrial belts. As the industries grow there will be visible impact on the economy. Job opportunities grow and innumerable colonies are developed. The growth ...
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Legal Aspects of Nursing
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...Aspects of Nursing Nursing malpractice refers to failure of nurses to use reasonably prudent care towards patients compared tohow someone else could do in similar circumstances (Iyer and Aiken 2001). It may also mean unethical or improper conduct by a nursing holder and a course of action that allows for damages (Rostant 1999). Malpractice is also equitable to negligence of duty in nursing but not all malpractices are negligence. There are conditions to filing a lawsuit against a nurse for a negligence claim. Such conditions include; there must be a medical condition or an injury resulting from the negligence, a record of failure of the nurses on performing their duties properly... referral...
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What makes a good and bad manager
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...bad manager. Furthermore, keeping in view the criteria, the document provides guidelines for becoming a good manager. Keywords: Manager, characteristics of a good manager, Criteria to evaluate, Manager Roles and Responsibilities, Guidelines to become better managers 1. Introduction A manager is the one who manages, handles or controls diverse aspects include, but not limited to the resources (human as well as technical) and expenditure / cost of one or more activities to be performed for a business or enterprise. There are mainly three (3) types of manager... Managers always play vital roles in a success of an organization and considered as one of the main assets of an organization. Therefore, it is...
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Behavioural Aspects of Budgeting
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...Aspects of Budgeting Introduction This paper tries to discuss the Southeast Asia Olympus Marketing Incorporated and the issue on its budgeting process. Furthermore, this paper discusses the behavioural aspects of budgeting and their impact on employee and the said company’s performance. According to Innes (2005), ignoring the behavioural aspects that are link with budgeting may only result to undesirable behaviour that prevents the achievement of organinisation’s objectives. This idea is further expounded in this paper and it is in this regard that it is important to understand first the company’s corporate goals and how it performs its budgeting process. However, before anything else... Behavioural...
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Globalism - Good and Bad Characteristics
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...Bad Characteristics Outline Introduction and Thesis ment 2. Positive Effects of Globalism 3. Negative Effects of Globalism 4. Conclusion Globalism – Good and Bad Characteristics Globalism is a word that is invariably used to mean considering the whole world as a unit. It is mostly confused with globalization which denotes consideration of the individual countries as entities. There are four spheres of globalism that is considered as the most cardinal aspects that are most considered; military, environmental, economic, and social. Globalism is considered to be against, the American ideology and that they resent the policy and instead propagate consideration of the individual... ? Globalism – Good and Bad...
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Ethical aspects of science
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...aspects of science While no one would dare to question the importance of ethics, representatives of different generations understood the core values and major ethical principles differently. As a result, a number of different ethical theories were formed. However, reality proves that values and principles established years ago require adjustments as time goes by and technological progress changes our lives drastically. Today our society is faced with questions and issues no one could even think of fifty years ago. Such situations require special attention since there is no previous experience to rely on. Thus, within a framework of this paper the notion of ethics will be considered and its...  Ethical...
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Technology is Bad for Us
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...bad for us People often discuss how the world was residing in a of sloth before the industrial revolution came about. What they often neglect to discuss is how much more peace there was in the world prior to this revolution. Before technology started speeding up the lives of people all around the world, the world was in a state of peace and mental relaxation. They had better health from their increased physical exertion and they had more energy from the healthier, fresher food as compared to today. These are only a small fraction of the numerous reasons why technology has been considerably harmful to the lives and wellbeing of the people whom it affects. While it has had a reasonable... ? Technology is...
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Personal journal
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...bad aspects of human psyche as well. Let me elaborate it a bit, let’s say there is this kid bullied in school. Over time, the regular bullying has shattered his confidence and he loathing in self-pity and slowly... ?Personal Journal Probably like any other 16 year old, or in this case 32 year old too, I am crazy about Facebook. Man, that was an invention of the century. As I was browsing through Facebook in my spare time, thoughts came into my mind over the sociology of Facebook, how intelligent the whole thing is at different levels. Sure, we’ve all seen the movie and know his vision was to bring the whole “social experience” of school campus online but it is amazing how it has brought both good and bad ...
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Aspects of Psychology
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...Aspects of PsychologyGP Psychosocial Theory Erikson Erikson believed that childhood is very important in personality development. He accepted many of Freud's theories, including the id, ego, and superego, and Freud's theory of infantile sexuality. But Erikson rejected Freud's attempt to describe personality solely on the basis of sexuality, and, unlike Freud, felt that personality continued to develop beyond five years of age. All of the stages in Erikson's epigenetic theory are implicitly present at birth (at least in latent form), but unfold according to both an innate scheme and one's up-bringing in a family that expresses the values of a culture. Each stage builds on the preceding... PSY206-0604A-09...
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Legal Aspects of Nursing
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...aspects of nursing Availability of sufficient evidence to form a basis for suspension of the nurse from her duties. The institution had enough proof to suspend the indicted nurse. The facility was within their legal right to suspend the nurse on the basis of the discrepancies between the records on the automated medicine cabinet and the handwritten medication administration record. The nurse herself admitted to frequently making records long after the medication had already been administered and hence making her records prone to error (Butts & Rich, 2008). It is of paramount importance that a nurse should keep accurate records of all narcotics dispensation, dosage as well as the patients... Legal aspects ...
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Legal aspects of sounseling
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...aspect of social justice so that even the marginalized groups are able to have equal rights. The counselors should offer a nonjudgmental professional service honoring the client’s individuality ( Davis & Mickeleon, 2005). A major legal aspect is confidentiality where suing the counselor can result because of breaching confidentiality, as this principle is a legal requirement. The element of privacy should also be maintained and at the same time bad practice avoided on the part of the counselor. Another legal aspect is the training of the counselors and professional recognition... Legal Aspects of Counseling Lecturer: Introduction Legal principles and Ethical values are ever...
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Aspects Of Connected Speech
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...aspects of connected speech? When studying language that is not their mother tongue, at first they may focus on separate letters and perhaps words. Then they try to understand how to put them together and follow the appropriate word order and other language rules. It takes a while to comprehend the natural... ?Introduction Why is it that foreign of English Language always tend to think that Native English speakers talk too fast? Why is it that thenative English speakers, on the other hand, seem to think that the native Slovak speakers, for example, speak to fast as well? Could it be that as non-native speakers of particular languages, they do not hear the rhythm, elision, assimilation, linking and other...
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Aspects of Connected Speech
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...aspects of connected speech? When studying language that is not their mother tongue, at first they may focus on separate letters and perhaps words. Then they try to understand how to put them together and follow the appropriate word order and other language rules. It takes a while to comprehend the natural... ?Introduction Why is it that foreign of English Language always tend to think that Native English speakers talk too fast? Why is it that thenative English speakers, on the other hand, seem to think that the native Slovak speakers, for example, speak to fast as well? Could it be that as non-native speakers of particular languages, they do not hear the rhythm, elision, assimilation, linking and other...
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Religious Aspects of Social Location
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...Aspects of Social Location Your Your name Submission date Religious aspects of social location I am Muslim and belong to religion Islam. Like most of the Muslims, I am raised under well-defined values and religious tradition. Right from my childhood, I am taught and urged to be a good human and good Muslim. The series of Islamic understanding and awakening is continued in my life as adult. From very small things like always telling the truth to huge societal obligations like respecting women, learning, rules of living in society, and treating even my enemies well, my religious learning has shaped every aspect of my life. Offering my prayers five times a day made me humble, disciplined... ? Religious...
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Fair Values Good, Historical Costs Bad
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...Bad In the novel Animal Farm (Orwell, p. 50), one of the first mantras of the animals after taking over the farm was "Four legs good, two legs bad!" as a way to commit to the memory of the victorious four-footed rebels the first two commandments of the new regime: that men (two-legs) are bad and animals (four legs) are good. Accountants, not known for devising convenient mnemonics beyond "Debit Left, Credit Right", have in the last two years or so found a reason to devise a new one as in our title. Why so Are accountants finally rising up in arms against the wave of bad publicity generated by the recent scandals of the profession Have the bean-counters tired... Fair Values Good, Historical Costs Bad...
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The good, the bad, and the ugly
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...bad, and the ugly Evil is the evaluation of different people or events by putting into consideration some ideals or standards. If the true God claims and know the right of what is bad or good, then everyone on earth should follow. Plato clearly knew the fear towards the lord, “Children who are afraid of the dark should be forgiven” (Ife 29) he says. Even after the death of Plato, his teachings were still influential to Roman Catholic Church. “To Kill a Mockingbird” on good and evil explains that, in the world of today, facets of evil are staring on our faces each moment. These evil things come in different ways, including, ethnicity, race, corruption, sex discrimination, drug abuse... The good, the bad, ...
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Bad Faith
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...Bad Faith Existentialist Philosophers came up with the issue of well being, with the perception that existence comes first before essence. In constructing theories centered on being, such philosophers went further by setting a premise for the ideas. Individuals lose direction on the way and deny their lives. This results in dealing with whatever is the “they” and the way or the reason that individuals deny their being. Sartre developed the bad faith notion, while Martin Heidegger came up with the concept of in authenticity, both of which share much in common and tend to work hand in hand. Sartre’s definition of the term “By Faith” In his view of...
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Accounting aspects of Southwestern Airlines
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...Aspects of Southwestern Airlines Accounting Aspects of Southwestern Airlines s Name Southwest Airlines: A Background 'In 1966 Herb Kelleher was practicing law in San Antonio when a customer named Rollin King wished-for starting a short-haul airline like California-based Pacific Southwest Airlines. The airline would fly the "Golden Triangle" of Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio, and by staying within Texas, avoid federal regulations. Kelleher and King formed a company, raised initial capital, and filed for regulatory approval from the Texas Aeronautics Commission. Regrettably, the other Texas-based airlines, namely Braniff, Continental, and Trans Texas... Running Head: Accounting...
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Analyzing Aspects of Service Recovery
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...Aspects of Service Recovery Analysing Aspects of Service Recovery Service recovery is a critical element of healthcare systems. This paper is based on the analysis of the various aspects of service recovery. Among other issues, the paper will discuss the theoretical aspects of measuring service quality in healthcare; intergenerational service preferences in health service management and delivery; current issues in service delivery from a service quality perspective and finally a look at methods and systems for service recovery and resolution. In relation to theoretical aspects of measuring service quality in healthcare, it is important to note that the issue of quality in healthcare... ?Analysing Aspects ...
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Working while being a college student is bad
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...Bad College work study is so rampant in the United s of America that it has become more of a culture for students to engage in part-time jobs to raise an extra dollar. Ideally, the intention of work study was developed by the federal government with the aim of elevating the needy students to engage in part-time jobs so as to finance their education. The government offers alternative financial aid that is to be paid after college. However, work study is prevalent, as approximately 80% of students that are enrolled in the institutions of higher learning across America engage in part-time work study. Not every student is fit for a work study but a large number... participate in the program since...
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The Five Aspects of Fitness
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...Aspects of Fitness As the world evolves, new theories erupt and there is reformation in the outlook of people towards life. A very important aspect of living, that is foremost in the minds of people today, is fitness. For decades, experts have preached exercise and diets to people claiming fitness. Of late, fitness has broadened as a term and is not just about being physically non-obese, anymore. Contemporary man has adopted the new-age ideas of being completely fit, which includes many realms important for a healthy and happy life. These realms can broadly be categorized as physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and social fitness. The world is very conscious of itself. People want... The Five Aspects...
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Hanging bad study habits to good study habits
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...bad study habits to good ones, but also will enable me to improve my general performance in school. In addition, I will also develop a good time management culture and be able to set priorities in different aspects of life.... Case Study on Changing My Bad Study Habits to Good Study Habits I recently rolled out a case study on myself inorder to change my bad study habits to good ones. Being in the first week of the study, I have set specific objectives to attain weekly goals and in addition, I have also assigned different types of punishment on myself if I indulge in the bad study habits. During the first week, my objective will be to make sure that I get a proper understanding of the material being pr...
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Bad News
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...BAD NEWS Delivering bad news is not something that one looks forward to. Bad news can be devastating to the receiver of the bad news. Sometimes, something that is meant to be harmless can turn out different then what was expected. This may cause one to have to deliver a type of news that could be shameful. No one wants to be known as the one who delivered the bad news. Although delivering bad news is not fun, someone at sometime in their life has to deliver bad news. Unfortunately in my situation, that bearer of bad news was me. I am the bearer of...
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Hacking:the good, the bad, and the ugly
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...aspect; likewise hacking also has a good and a bad reflection. One cannot neglect the media’s role in creating a bad image of hackers, as media is the biggest source of influence... ?Running Head: Hacking Hacking [Institute’s Executive Summary Information technology has facilitated the shrinking of the globeinto a global village where access to almost everything is not more than a matter of click. Knowledge is a very powerful element, which can allow man to conquest problems and internet – the marvel of knowledge has made the life of humankind simpler than ever before. With the advent of technological era, a whole lot of problems have arrived. One of them is hacking. This is due to rise in modern...
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Bad breath
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...Bad Breath” Due 11:59 PM on Monday, February 27th Each question isworth 1 pt. 1. Millions of people have had bad breath, and American consumers spend hundreds of millions of dollars on breath fresheners. Other than the economic impact and the sociological implications, why should physicians and dentists be concerned about halitosis? Physicians and dentists are concerned about halitosis because mouth is the home to hundreds of bacterial species with various nutritional preferences. Most of them prefer proteins or sugar molecules. These organisms may produce hydrogen sulfide- smells like rotten eggs; methyl mercaptan- smells... Scientific American Current Issues in Microbiology Article: “The Science of...
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Bad habits
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...bad habit that is so shocking I am hesitant to write about it here. It began several months ago and this habit is starting to make me think I might actually have some sort of obsession or addiction. My bad habit is sneaking peeks in my boyfriend’s phone. I’m sure that you are thinking that this really isn’t such a big deal and that I shouldn’t feel so bad about it. But the fact is I do feel badly, and I think you will understand why once you see how this one bad habit is starting to take over my life. I have been with my current boyfriend for nearly a year... ? Great relationships are built on trust. This is not the type of thing you read on the covers of magazines you read in the checkout line in the...
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Conclusion - Aspects of Connected Speech
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...aspects of connected speech? When studying language that is not their mother tongue, at first they may focus on separate letters and perhaps words. Then they try to understand how to put them together and follow the appropriate word order and other language rules. It takes a while to comprehend the natural... Introduction Why is it that foreign of English Language always tend to think that Native English speakers talk too fast? Why is it that thenative English speakers, on the other hand, seem to think that the native Slovak speakers, for example, speak to fast as well? Could it be that as non-native speakers of particular languages, they do not hear the rhythm, elision, assimilation, linking and other...
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Is Instant messaging bad for high school purpose
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...aspects of education has always been the degree to which the professor, instructor, or teacher can capture the attention of the students/shareholders. This is not always an easy thing to do considering the short attention span of the shareholders within education. However, one of the aspects that have made this much harder to accomplish is the widespread use of instant messaging and texting while in lectures and classrooms. As a function of this increase in inter-classroom communication, students are oftentimes unable to focus in class, have difficulty completing their work, provide... Section/# Instant Messaging: An Analysis of Whether or not the Practice is Beneficial or Harmful to One ofthe...
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Legal Aspects of Human Resource Management
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...Aspects of Human Resource Management: At-will Employment At-will employment: One of the most common corporate practices in the United s is at-will employment. The notion of at-will employment advocates that employees without a formal employment contract with their employer are to be discharged of their duties at any time by the organization. If the employees have a written contract, it does contain an ‘at will’ clause to the same effect. The employees are also free to quit their jobs under similar conditions. Muhl (2001) states that “when an employee does not have a written employment contract and the term of employment is of indefinite duration, the employer can terminate...
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The Psychoanalytic Theory on Country of the Bad Wolves
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...aspect of the author’s life to narrate a tale of beauty and love and the antics of a spirited family in turbulent times. Works Cited Bertens, JW. Literary Theory: The Basics. 2nd ed. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2008. Blake, JC. Country of the Bad Wolfes. Texas, USA: Cinco Puntos Presss, 2012. Leonard, E. “Book Review: ‘Country of the Bad Wolfes.’” 2012, 13 January. Web. 22 July 2012. . Mystery People. “Q & A with James Carlos Blake.” 22 January 2012. Web. 22 July 2012 Theisson, Andrea. “Book Reviews: Country of the Bad Wolfes by James Carlos Blake.” 2012, 7 May. Web. 22 July 2012. .... The Psychoanalytic Theory in Country of the Bad Wolfes Introduction The novel Country of...
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Taste, the good, the bad and the ugly
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...aspects of self-presentation into broad categories of 'good or 'bad' taste. These schemes or ideas have been organized into three prominent analytic spheres, thus aiding in a sense the creation of some form of coherence to taste preference (whether culturally or socially influenced) and fashion... In our postmodern society, does it make sense to discuss fashion in terms of 'good' and 'bad' taste Introduction Culture and its influence on our postmodern society can be seen as the eye of the cyclone that taste and fashion circle around. For in trying to define what taste and fashion are, theorists have looked at culture as it is evidently one of the major players the influences how we perceive and conclude...
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Summary and Response
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...bad aspects, it was decided that the reasons needed to be determined as to why... Despite the decrease in teenage pregnancies since 1991, the United s still remains to have the highest rate of teenage pregnancies out of the developed countries; indeed, roughly forty percent of women under the age of twenty become pregnant. One-fourth of these sexually active teenagers contracts an STD each year. Due to these dramatic numbers, numerous programs have been formed to help delay the initiation of sex by teenagers, as well as to provide ways in which they can protect themselves otherwise. Each type of program gave teenagers new and different knowledge, each depending on what kind of group that it was....
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Aspects of Connected Speech in British English
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...aspects of the same. According to Roach, scientists attempted to create a machine that imitated speech, but was largely unsuccessful because the mechanical speech did not sound natural, to the point of being unintelligible, as it did not obey the rules of connected speech. Therefore, according to Roach, the aspects of connected speech is necessary for a speaker to sound natural and not mechanized (Roach, 1998, p. 120). The elements of connected speech are rhythm, assimilation, linking and elision. Roach states that the rhythm of one’s speech is the function of stressed syllables and unstressed syllable that occur in regular intervals, with the stressed syllables occurring at regular... According to...
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What are the essential aspects of melodrama
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...aspects. Music was used to increase emotions or to signify particular characters. People were characterized as either good or bad, in a simplified moral universe. With a villain trying to do harm, the heroine and hero escaping there is usually a happy ending. Special effects like drownings, earthquakes and fires were commonly used. All these features contributed towards melodramatic stories, plays, books and films. REFERENCES Bayley, John (Review Author). (1983... THE ESSENTIAL ASPECTS OF MELODRAMA Origin and evolution of melodrama: The word melodrama evolved from the Greek ‘melos’ meaning song or music , and drama: a deed, action or play. The hero is central to melodrama. In classical Greek dramaturgy, ...
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Anything Goes is a bad policy technology and Society
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...bad. Of course, as in A Little Black Bag, a device intended for good may fall into the hands of greedy and manipulative people. Nuclear Power, which has been used both to make bombs and as an energy supply, is something which has positive and negative features. In science fiction, however, these aspects are rarely shown as belonging to the same technology. Newspeak, for example, cannot be considered 'good'; the Martian invaders are also not 'good' in any sense... "Anything Goes" is a bad policy - technology and Society Outline: I: Introduction: A quick review of technology and science fiction, from the golden age to cyberpunk. II: What does technology mean Looking at technology through a lens. III: Re...
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Parallel imports are good for welfare, not bad for welfare
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...bad for welfare A manufacturer wishing to sell its merchandise in a foreign market frequently does so by means of an exclusive distributor who builds goodwill through advertising, imports the goods from the manufacturer, and sells the goods for a profit. Depending on such variables as exchange rate differences or local pricing practices, a third party--the "parallel importer"--may then find it profitable to purchase identical goods from distributors in other countries and import them in competition with the exclusive local distributor. Relieved of local advertising expenditures and other costs, the parallel importer can sell the goods at prices well below... s Parallel imports are good for welfare, not...
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Is Spanking An Effective Deterrent For Bad Behavior
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...Bad Behavior Spanking as a Deterrent for Bad Behavior Introduction Studies against Spanking Studies supporting Corporal Punishment Conclusion Spanking as a Deterrent for Bad Behavior Introduction Corporal punishment, or spanking children as a form of behavior modification, has always been a hotly contested topic, both across the family dinner table and among educators the world over. Long a cultural spark that has created tensions for generations, the debate about the positive or negative aspects of spanking a child continue to drive many social initiatives. One of the defining features of any debate about corporal punishment is trying to define and pin down... effects of spanking that can...
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Theories of Bad Leadership
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...Bad Leadership Theories of Bad Leadership Introduction Using the dis s on Kellerman’s and Lipman-Blumen’s theories about why we follow bad leaders, the current paper hereby compares and contrasts these theories through addressing the following questions and concerns, to wit: (1) How do you respond to Kellerman’s views on incompetent leaders? (2) How does Kellerman view the many ways leaders can fail? (3) Lipman-Blumen’s view that it is us who choose and support bad leaders. (4) Considering the similarities/differences between effective and ethical leaders; can a leader be effective without being ethical? And (5) Are good and bad leadership qualitatively different phenomena? Kellerman’s... Theories of Bad ...
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Contract Law: Types of Business Contracts and its Forming
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...Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business Task The four essential elements of a valid contract involve an offer, acceptance, intention of legal consequences and consideration. Offer refers to an expression to perform a given duty. Acceptance entails entering into an agreement based on an underlying offer. Acceptance signifies a willingness to perform a specified duty. Intention is the element that establishes a legal relationship between parties entering into an agreement. Acceptance of an offer indicates that both parties have the intention of honoring subsequent legal consequences. Finally, consideration is the benefits derived by both parties. It could be economic...
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...Bad News Message It’s About Time, Inc. 1670 McKinley Building Orangetown, LA 56734 April 26, Ms. Nicole Johannson 35 Lowry Road Orange County, LA 56740 Dear Ms. Johannson: Thank you for your letter dated April 20, 2012 requesting for a replacement of your It’s About Time watch, model no. Magnifique 89379. Feedbacks from our customers are always greatly appreciated by our company. We are happy that you preferred our top of the line Magnifique watch. As you are aware, our company prides itself of more than 35 years of giving high quality watch products. We boast of our very talented and skilled technical staffs who are always ready to serve your needs. Product quality...
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