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Polkey Reduction
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...reduction' The concept of Polkey reduction became a part of employment law after the House of Lords decision in Polkey vAE Dayton Services Ltd1. In this case there was a reduction in the compensatory award made to an employee in a successful claim for unfair dismissal to reflect the probability that there would have been an unfair dismissal in any event. Polkey reduction may either be expressed as a percentage reduction (sometimes it has been a 100%) or as a cap on recovery for future loss. 2 Therefore my advice to the employer would be that even if certain procedural steps are not taken by an employer, there might still be a compensation reduction in the employee's award... The meaning of the 'polkey...
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Stress Reduction
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...Reduction By Stress Reduction Stress cannot be completely removed from our lives because there is always something that needs to be sorted. Sources of stress can be from financial status, social status or health. All these types of stress can be managed to ensure that an individual leads a healthy life (Roberts, 2011). This assignment will be focusing on the stress management for the salespeople in the Frank Taylor’s automobile dealership. The salespeople were screened to determine their health conditions in order to prescribe the best therapy to reduce the individual stress. The type of personality affects the health of a person because the personality...
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Prejudice Reduction
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...reduction is possible. It also blunts with social awareness, age and cognitive development. Individual and personality research of stereotypes have detected many aspects of prejudices including the automatic and controlled aspects, social and developmental aspects connecting to mainly modern forms of prejudice. Prejudice from the point of view of prejudiced is almost opposite to the prejudice from victims' perspective. Prejudice as a response to perceived social disadvantage could be different and more destructive. It gives way to intergroup emotions and might lead to unforeseen complications... 118580 Social psychological analysis says that prejudice could be found in every human being and prejudice...
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Post-Staff Reduction Plan
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...Reduction Plan Coping with the stress of layoff and unemployment which the manger of any security facility has to face is one of the most sensitive assignments in any organization. The manager has to challenge the dual responsibility of negative effects on the existing staff, and draw plans to allot them with additional responsibilities. For example, let us assume that there are 20 security personnel to guard a particular office building or an important installation. If the top management instructs the security manager for reduction of 25% of the staff, 5 security personnel... Essay, Law of the University Topic: Post-Staff Red...
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Policing and Crime Reduction
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...reduction and preventionProblem oriented policing is a model of policing that was evolved in 1980's as a result of widespread criticism on the standard model of policing in reducing crimes, where the strategies were devised on the basis of crimes and the exact problems behind these crimes were overlooked. Problem oriented policing model focused more on the problems that caused crimes and development of strategies to solve these problems so as to reduce crimes. Intelligence led policing model is the outcome of increased globalisation and easy access to different countries... Intelligence led policing and problem oriented policing - an assessment of their compatibility in working together for crime...
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Carbon Dioxide Reduction
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...reduction). Due to the immense necessity of the people and of the society the scale of house building increases. In pursuance of this UK has passed a climate change bill in 26 November, 2008 to reduce carbon emissions. To meet the criteria of a sound and healthy environment the decision of the government has made the future of building industry a nightmare. Project management is a carefully planned... ORDER 345147 Better Policy Standards: A Sole Means of Reconciliation between Co2 Emission and Protecting Building Industry Introduction At the present era due to the tragic consequences of climate change world community is continuously facing the traumas of varied nature in their day -to-day lives. Part...
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Stress reduction techniques
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...reduction technique. It is used with the second and third type of coping. Its main purpose is mental relaxation. Visualization is another technique. It is used with the third type of coping. Its main purpose is mental relaxation. Applied relaxation is a technique with the main purpose of physical relaxation. It is used with mainly with the second type of coping. Focusing is a good technique to reduce stress through coming to a better understanding of the physical and mental state. It is used with the first and second type of coping. Finally, goal setting and time management are important techniques for reducing stress... Its Stressing Me Out! An Overview of Stress and Popular Stress Relieving Techniques...
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Staff Reduction Process
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...Reduction Process Staff Reduction Process A correctional manager at times has to make staff reduction to meet the needs of efficient correctional service delivery despite the reduction in funding. Staff reduction entails reducing the number of staff at a correction facility and the correctional manager has to decide the employees who have to be let go. Harsh economic times and limited funding call for staff reduction at correctional facilities and ability to ensure adequate compensation to allow for staff morale by the correctional manager may at times come at the expense of reducing staff...
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Uncertainty reduction theory
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...Reduction The beginning of personal relationships is always faced with a series of uncertainties. Charles Berger therefore came up with a theory on how to reduce these uncertainties (Rodriguez, 56). This is for purposes of helping them to anticipate the action of their new friends. This is one of the experiences that I faced when I meet my best friend for the first time. It was very difficult for the two of us to communicate with one another, mainly because none of us knew what to expect from each other. I did not have any idea of what my new friend valued, or did not value. I did not want to speak up, because of the fear that I may offend my new friend, but still, I wanted to express my... Uncertainty...
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Poverty reduction in Brazil
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...Reduction in Brazil (i) INTRODUCTION Development strategy is characterized by a commitment to the realization of all human rights, social, cultural, civil, economic and political constituents. The strategy focuses on the well-being of the human beings as the major purpose of development along with applying the core principles of equality and non-discrimination, empowerment and participation in the development process that are firmly embedded with the norms of international human laws. In this regard, the term development strategy can be ascertained to be contrasting with the concept of development that narrowly focuses on the economic growth and improvement of living conditions, comprising... ?Poverty...
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NGOs and Poverty Reduction
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...Reduction Strategies 3 Analysis 4 Role of NGOs in Eradicating Poverty 4 Challenges encountered by NGOs 6 Case Studies 7 Conclusions 9 References: 11 Introduction:- Poverty reduction or poverty alleviation refers to any process that attempts to reduce the number of people living on and below the poverty line in a given community or country. Reduction of poverty in the developing countries has gained the greatest priority with the governments of these countries while designing reforms for economic growth. The greatest hurdle in the progress of any country's economy is poverty. In fact the impact of poverty has led to a wide difference between the developed... and developing...
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Uncertainty reduction theory
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...Reduction Theory Inserts His/Her Inserts Grade Inserts Introduction According to the research statistics, up to 70% of people feel uncomfortable, if they have to communicate with a stranger. This can be explained by the statement that uncertainty factor defines the overall character of communication in such a case, and, considering the communication theories and practices, it should be emphasized that the actual importance of the uncertainty, and uncertainty reduction during the communication process, is closely linked with the necessity to find the most suitable communication strategy. Therefore, the importance of the uncertainty reduction theory in communication can be explained... ? Uncertainty...
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HOSPITAL READMISSION REDUCTION PROGRAM
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...Reduction Program Hospital Readmission Reduction Program Healthcare reforms entail various individual challenges many of which healthcare and hospital solutions providers have been attempting to resolve for several years. The rates of hospital readmissions are no exemption, present day’s hospital settings cannot afford to overlook this concern. Rehospitalizations may adversely influence provider and payer costs and patient morale. There were hypotheses in the 1980s, which asserted that Medicare’s realization of the inpatient hospital prospective payment system (PPS) would persuade physicians to discharge patients quicker and sicker. This did not emerge as a significant issue... Hospital Readmission...
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Uncertainty reduction theory
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...Reduction Theory s of how a piece of fiction, an essay, news article, advertisement, music lyric, or cartoon illustrates the theory. Please attach a copy of the item you are explaining, if possible. 1 2 3 Passive strategy Active strategy Interactive strategy Example 1 is an illustration of two people in a natural environment where the girl is observing the boy seated next to him. The young man is unaware of the observation and hence he is uninhabited. The passive strategy phase is simply about observation. The second example is an example of an active strategy where one party is seeking to find out more about the other by asking questions and engaging... woman...
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Uncertainty Reduction Theory Critique
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...Reduction Theory Critique The uncertainty reduction theory has been to discussionsin many articles and studies relating to communication and social relations. It is true that studying this theory would be helpful for understanding the human relations through interpersonal communication. It is apparent that each individual has for once been confronted with some form of uncertainty. At an initial encounter with a stranger, one would most likely opt to learn and understand the other new person to reduce uncertainty (Littlejohn & Foss 51). Learning a new person also helps at building some mutual trust before engaging in any involving task. However, I have come to realize... Affiliation: Uncertainty...
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Mitigation and Risk Reduction
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...REDUCTION ID Number: of of School Word Count: 1,041 Date of Submission: September 13, 2011 MITIGATION AND RISK REDUCTION Introduction Mankind has battled the elements of Nature since time immemorial and devised ways to mitigate the risks of occurrence, frequency and magnitude of those natural risks such as flooding, drought, pestilence (rats, insects, locusts, mites, etc.) with the use of scientific technology. Man-made risks have likewise increased due to Man's activities, inadvertent or not, such as clearing of forests, massive agriculture, big housing projects and over-exploitation of the natural resources. This paper discusses some of the relevant issues connected... with mitigation and...
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Poverty Reduction Strategy
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...Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) drafted by nations themselves in order to garner the aid of international financial institutions (IFIs) has also posed doubts about the "ownership" of policies contained within the document. Ownership can be considered as influenced by the extent to which the PRSP reflects policies tailored to fit the needs of the individual country, and this might be seen as indicative of the amount of involvement (at all levels... The adoption by local governments of policies advanced by international donor organisations like the IMF and World Bank often leaves doubt about the amount of relevance that they have for the states represented by these local governments. Yet the Poverty...
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Mitigation and risk reduction
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...Reduction (Japan) of School Mitigation and Risk Reduction Introduction Disasters canstrike virtually anywhere and anytime. Many factors can contribute to a disaster from being something manageable to something much worse if the concerned authorities fail to take mitigation measures. A changed climate, high population density, poverty, illiteracy, inadequate preparations and building communities in unstable land (such as on steep hillsides) can greatly contribute to a disaster made worse. Most disasters are due to natural calamities such as earthquakes, typhoons, landslides, forest fires, volcanic eruptions, droughts, floods and pest infestations (locust, rats, worms, etc.) can... ? Mitigation and Risk...
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Reduction of Aggression
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...Reduction of Aggression Aggression Aggression is described as "any behavior which is intended to inflict either physical or psychological harm on another person". (Bordens & Horowitz, n.d.) Aggression at School Social scientists have worked on three main type of aggression in schools which are as follows. (Terry & Wright, 1991; Dodge & Coie, 1987) Bullying Instrumental aggression Reactive aggression Bullying and instrumental aggression are proactive aggressions. Dominant or bullying aggression occurs when an unprovoked kid makes fun of or taunts another kid without any obvious reason. Aggression is instrumental when kid tries to reach certain goals through indisposed...
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Prejudice Reduction in Education
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...Reduction in Education Many studies propose that a large number of normal school children do not have the capacity to assess student-on-student victimization or school-based violence as not being acceptable or as negatively as much as adults usually do, and nay get pleasure from it, and thus may not have a reason to prevent or stop it. Members of the male population often bully other males in physical ways, for example, through aggression, punching, and pushing. On the other hand, members of the female population are more likely to practice bullying by talking about an individual, or by spreading rumors. Even though there are a number of manners in which both girls and boys practice... Prejudice...
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Disaster Risk Reduction
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...Reduction Presently, there is an increasing growth of informal settlements, especially squatter settlements and slums across the world. Growth in these informal settlements, especially in second and third-world countries is becoming a thorn in the flesh of urban planning. As a proposition, it would be appropriate to employ appropriate disaster mitigation measures in addressing the risks and challenges associated with upgrading and management of informal settlement schemes (ROBERTS, 2014). One basic component of an ideal disaster mitigation measures framework is environmental impact assessment, commonly abbreviated as EIA. Technically, environmental impact... assessment entails quantifying the...
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Mitigation and risk reduction
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...Reduction (Japan) of School Mitigation and Risk Reduction Introduction Disasters can strike virtually anywhere and anytime. Many factors can contribute to a disaster from being something manageable to something much worse if the concerned authorities fail to take mitigation measures. A changed climate, high population density, poverty, illiteracy, inadequate preparations and building communities in unstable land (such as on steep hillsides) can greatly contribute to a disaster made worse. Most disasters are due to natural calamities such as earthquakes, typhoons, landslides, forest fires, volcanic eruptions, droughts, floods and pest infestations (locust, rats, worms, etc.) can... Mitigation and Risk...
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HIV Risk-Reduction Intervention
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...reduction intervention: a randomized, longitudinal study Bonita F. Stanton, Xiaoming Li, Joshua Kahihuata, Ann M. Fitzgerald, Simeone Neumbo, Geraldus Kanduuombe, Izabel B. Ricardo, Jennifer S. Galbraith, Nancy Terreri, Irene Guevara, Hannu Shipena, Johan Strijdom, Rebecca Clemens and R.F. Zimba The Study Purpose and background context. The purpose of this study is to evaluate an HIV risk-reduction intervention among Namibian adolescents. The background context has to do with the epidemic of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa that calls for urgent interventions. With approximately three-quarters... Research Article Critique Increased protected sex and abstinence among Namibian youth following a HIV...
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Reduction of VAP
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...Reduction of VAP Mortality and Morbidity of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Ventilator-associated pneumonia is one of the nosocomial infections, which affects intensive care unit patients. The greatest risk factor for VAP is invasive devices that include mechanical ventilators, intra-tracheal accesses, and catheters. The mortality of VAP ranges from 25%-76%. Underlying Conditions Which Lead To Development of VAP Age, immune incompetence, presence of rapidly fatal disease are some of the most common risk factors for the development of VAP. Microorganisms Associated With VAD (Microbial Etiology of VAP) It depends on patient's characteristics, geographical location,...
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Waste Reduction, Reuse, and Recycle:
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...Reduction, Reuse, and Recycle Solid waste could be reduced by first reducing the quantity of material that makes a product without compromising the utility of the product. Secondly, the lifetime of a product could be increased. Finally, the need for a product could be eliminated (Worrell & Vesilind, 2012). Incentives assist in changing the public’s use of materials. Increasing waste disposal cost causes companies to have an incentive to implement improved waste reducing manufacturing techniques. The same incentive could work for household waste reduction where the cost of disposing domestic waste is increased to reduce on waste disposal. The waste reduction strategies in my everyday life... Waste...
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Poverty-Inequality Reduction in India
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...Reduction in India Contents Contents 2 Introduction 3 Theoretical al Aspects 3 Poverty Reduction 3 Income Inequality and Poverty in India 4 Estimation of Poverty Rates 7 Unresolved Issues until Today 8 Human Poverty in India 8 Factors behind Poverty Trend 9 The Working Population 10 Conclusion 11 Work cited 13 Introduction : The topic of Poverty-inequality in India was the best topic when it comes to relating the relationship between the economic growth and poverty. India becomes the countries of choice because it has been experiencing major growth of its economy and has a large population which has also been on the rise. In India, the reform in economic was experienced since 1991... Poverty-Inequality...
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Mitigation and risk reduction (case)
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...reduction- obstacles and opportunities”. European Review, 14 (2), 221-231.... ? Mitigation of Earthquakes: Impediments to Disaster Prevention in Mega Cities (College Mitigation of Earthquakes: Impediments to Disaster Prevention in Mega Cities Rampant growth of population and subsequent drifts to urbanization led to the emergence of mega cities especially in developing countries. According to Wenzel (2006), statistical reports state that mega cities constitute world’s 20% of the population. This immense population concentration and thereby the formation of dense mega cities have raised great difficulties in the effective risk management. Despite the wide range of techniques initiated since the Lisbon...
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Cultural Differences in Uncertainty Reduction
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...Reduction Introduction "The most universal quality" was the term Montaigne used to describe diversity.(Le Baron, 2003). It is this diversity in people and cultures and makes interaction between individuals and communities an exciting phenomenon. An element of uncertainty is prevalent when we meet new people, and this uncertainty makes the experience both exciting, and nerve wracking. As a result "when we encounter a stranger, we may have a strong desire to reduce uncertainty about this person" (Littlejohn & Foss, 2004, p.145). Our cultural background is a significant factor in determining how we deal with strangers. This paper will focus on what Edward Hall termed... Cultural Differences in Uncertainty...
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Stress reduction intervention and managment
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...reduction for stress management in healthy people: a review and meta-analysis. The journal of alternative and complementary medicine... Stress Management In the past, the assumptions about the word stress were not inclusive of the application to the human body or mind. According to Webstar dictionary, stress is defined as the strain that is a result of a force exerted on an object that case course it to change or deform its shape. Ironically, although this definition did not account for stress in people, it correctly inferred the effect of stress on them nevertheless. It was Canadian doctor and researcher Hans Selye who proposed that it puts great strain on people and results in lack of sleep, malaise...
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Reduction of fossil fuel pollution
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...Reduction of Fossil Fuel Pollution Transportation is a primary component in economic growth and development. Automobiles are especially useful for transportation to and from work or to attend important meetings or events. But would it do people any good to stop using personal vehicles since they are degrading the environment? Studies have revealed that gasoline powered vehicles contribute a great deal to the depletion of the ozone layer. At present, the ozone layer is already in its critical state. The depleted zone in the South Pole known as the “ozone hole” is rapidly deteriorating with the reaction of bromine and chlorine (Ozone Hole Watch, par. 5). Depletion of the ozone layer increases... ID No....
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Poverty Reduction Policy in Turkey
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...reduction cannot be done in a few years, or as a result of a few policies. This has to be based on a very sound continuous economic programmes and right directions. All over the world, there are many impediments in the way of poverty eradication. In the world of globalization, economic change also depends on many other world problems and economic fluctuations. Hence, expecting... 143725 OF THE PROJECT: WORD COUNT: 2,582 WORDS including Bibliography. Attacking poverty had been one of the main aims in the world in recent times and Turkey had been no exception. It is important to know more about the programme and assess how well Public economic management in Turkey is progressing. No doubt, poverty...
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Technology in Air Pollution Reduction
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...Reduction Introduction Air pollution occurs when gases, solid and liquid particles contaminate the environment. Scientists have linked air contaminations to complications such as respiratory diseases and cancer. Air pollution also leads to damage to buildings and artifacts as evidenced by the corrosion of Parthenon marble statues in Athens. Agricultural products, including crops and trees, are also damaged. Gases in the atmosphere absorb particulate pollutants causing poor visibility and climate change; this interferes with air transport. Hence, this essay seeks to explore some ways of reducing air pollution using technology. Electrostatic Precipitators (ESPs... drastically; testing...
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Low power reduction Electrical Engineering
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...Reduction of chip and package capacitance: This has been achieved through the development of process such as SOI with partially or fully depleted wells, CMOS scaling to sub micron device sizes, and advanced interconnect substrates such as Multi-Chip Modules (MCM). This approach so far is very effective but is also very expensive and has its own pace of development and introduction to the market. Scaling the supply voltage: This approach can be very effective in reducing the power dissipation, but often requires new IC fabrication processing. Supply voltage scaling also requires support circuitry for low-voltage operation including level-converters and DC/DC converters... Introduction. The grave need...
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Reduction of carbon dioxide emissions
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...Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Why reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions? Global warming has become one of the biggest world issues in the present age because it is causing a lot of problems. With the increase in temperature, more and more glaciers are melting away every year and this water pours into rivers and seas. The resulting increase in the sea level is the main cause of the frequent and severe hurricanes, cyclones and tsunamis. The rise in temperature of water on the surface of sea facilitates in the building up of tsunamis. Natural disasters have blanketed the world in the recent years. Every year, many areas are flooded with water which is a potential threat to the life... ? 6 June...
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Crime Reduction and Prevention Proposal
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...Reduction and Prevention Proposal of Neighborhood Crime Prevention One of the indicators of the overall economic and social health of the city of New York would be the safety and the security of its neighborhoods (United Nations, 2002). Moreover, secure and safe neighborhoods are essential to the entrenchment of common moral values and quality lives for the citizens of New York City. Unfortunately, crimes in the neighborhoods of the City have continuously instilled fear and anxiety among the city dwellers and visitors alike. Most affected by crimes in the City are the poor neighborhoods where fear and mistrust are at their peaks and the social bond among residents severely vulnerable... Crime Reduction...
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Reduction in the unemployment rates in Britain
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...Reduction in the unemployment rates in Britain - An introduction Unemployment is obviously the number of people who are not involved in any productive job. This not just includes people who don't have a job because of an economic slump, it also includes people who are below the age of 16 and above the age of 60. In Britain the rate of unemployment is calculated in two ways, one way is through the rate based on the claimant count, which includes all those who are unemployed and actually claiming benefit in the form of Jobseekers Allowance. The other ways International Labor Organization total (preferred by the government), which includes people who are not eligible... Unemployment in the United Kingdom...
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Management Accounting - balance sheet and cost reduction
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...reduction strategies that will reduce the cost of production. From the indexes given the cost of labour has increased over the years while the price of their products also tends to increase over the years, therefore the increase in the cost of labour has led to an increase in prices. The cost of direct materials has increased over the years meaning that this could have caused the increase in the cost of production for a unit. On the other hand retail prices have increased over the years as indicated by the retail price index. The company however still experiences profits despite competition and therefore the management should work to maintain high... Management Accounting work Sidcup Furnishing LTD a) An ...
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Cr(VI) reduction by natural product
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...reduction by natural product Chromium, a common element in the earth’s crust exist in different oxidations s with hexavalent and trivalent chromium being the most significant states. Trivalent chromium has health benefits but the hexavalent, a major component of industrial waste, is considered carcinogenic and a significant percentage of people live under risk of exposure to it. Redox reaction can however convert the hexavalent form to the trivalent form. Strategies that exist for reducing hexavalent chromium cause secondary contamination due to improper use of reducing chemicals and chemical remnants that result in the remediated regions. A new strategy to reducing hexavalent... Program March Cr(VI)...
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Decriminalization, drug maintenance and harm reduction
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...reduction Decisive victory in the "war on drugs" in the United s is much bleaker today than it was declared during the mid-1980s. The number of Americans behind bars for drug law violations has increased radically to extraordinary levels, however drug-related problems is not yet vanished. Most of new AIDS cases in U.S. cities, and among African Americans and Latinos, are caused by drug misuse and related behavior. Majority of the twenty million Americans who violate the drug laws each year are modest or controlled drug users. The government itself emerges at a loss for what to do about this enduring problem (Nadelmann et al, 2004). Thus it is time to seek... Decriminalization, drug maintenance and harm...
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Official Development Assistance and Poverty Reduction
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...reduction were only recognized in a few countries that had favourable conditions to work with (Pettersson, 2007). Schabbel (2007:2) in his analysis of foreign and poverty reduction notes that World Bank statistics shows that though the number of poor people in extreme poverty has reduced from 40.4% in 1981 to 21.1% in 2001, most of this reduction was traced from China. Excluding China from the analysis showed that in actuality extreme... Introduction Official Development Assistance (ODA) has received significant attention as to its effectiveness in meeting its objectives. ODA has over the years been plagued by corruption, in effectiveness, and inefficiencies, thereby receiving tough criticisms and calli...
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Disaster Risk Reduction Report of Farmington CT
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...Reduction Report of Farmington CT of the Outline 0 Introduction -This paper will focus on risk assessment, policies, disaster systems and disaster risk reduction applications that apply to the community in Farmington, CT. 2.0 Risk assessment -Hazard assessment -Vulnerability assessment -Socio-economic assessment 3.0 Disaster policies -Stake holders in disaster policies -Policies enforced by FEMA 4.0 Existing disaster system in Farmington, CT -Importance of information and communication -Disaster systems in Farmington, CT -Disaster recovery services 5.0 Disaster risk reduction applications utilised in Farmington, CT -Applications in use -Land use planning -Early warning... Disaster Risk...
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Preventing biodiversity reduction in the coastal zone
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...Reduction in the Coastal Zone Preventing Biodiversity Reduction in the Coastal Zone Introduction Biodiversity, short for biological diversity, refers to the richness of living things in a particular ecosystem (Ecological Society 1997). It also refers to the broad variation of the “microorganisms, plants, fungi, and animals” as well as the “richness of species of living organisms” (Ecological Society 1997, p.1). The varied organisms and species interact and are interrelated with each other. Biodiversity have three levels - genetic diversity (i.e. diversity of genes within a species and between species), species diversity (refers to the differences in populations within... ? Preventing Biodiversity...
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Improving Patient Satisfaction through Noise Reduction Activities
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...Reduction Activities Noise reduction strategies provide a powerful means for achieving higher patient satisfaction levels, and promoting faster healing and recovery among patients. Studies indicate that high noise levels in the healthcare environment negatively affect the psychological, physiologic and overall health of patents. It increases stress levels, heart rate and risk of cardiac problems, disrupts sleep, produces confusion, affects cognitive function, alters hormone levels, and reduces the confidence of patients on their caregivers (Call, 2007). Shelton (2000) also points out that environmental noise and its possible effects... ?Executive Summary: Improving Patient Satisfaction through Noise...
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Mitigation and Risk Reduction in Emergency Planning
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...Reduction in Emergency Planning Task: Mitigation and Risk Reduction in Emergency Planning Introduction Floods are one of the many severe calamities that communities across the globe face. Due to this problem, communities incur devastating losses, in the form of lives and property. Proper planning by the involved parties in these communities will significantly reduce the adversity of these floods. However, the local authorities, the meteorological department and other parties fail to plan adequately prior to the floods, and this leads to the amplification of the flood effects. In this view, this manuscript will explicitly examine the role of the concerned parties in reducing... ? Mitigation and Risk...
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Operations Management. Lean Production/Waste Reduction Methods
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...Reduction Methods From the case studies, it has been observed that different organizations have used lean production with the intention of enhancing their business performance. For instance, Portakabin, an international organization, which operates in the European building industry, has used lean production in its operational systems. As a part of lean production, Portakabin has utilized JIT system for the purpose of reduction of waste. In Portakabin, JIT aims to minimize the expenses of holding inventory. Furthermore, JIT is also used for maintaining minimum level of finished goods, work-in-progress and raw materials when required. On the other hand, in...
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Comparison of Strategies for Stress Reduction
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...reduction Research is a systematically designed process that is implemented through a series of procedures. Research methods define applied procedure for implementing the research methodology. This paper presents a methods section on my research on ‘comparison of strategies for stress reduction’. Research question An exploration of existing literature on strategies for stress reduction identifies an information gap over the relative effectiveness of strategies for stress reduction. No mechanism has for instance been developed and approved for identification of the best strategies for managing stress, yet this is an important aspect for efficiency of stress... ?Comparison of strategies for stress...
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Manchesters Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership
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...Reduction Partnership (CDRP)'s development of its strategic plan for 2005-2008. According to Hughes and Edwards (2002, pp. 12-15), the involvement of the community in such efforts has become increasingly important with the development of research highlighting the importance of social systems and support in mitigating crime. Thus, Manchester's CDRP will be able to streamline not only government and public resources but also create social significance... Introduction The issue of crime has become a concern for law enforcement and government because of its impact to heath, safety, well-being and ultimately, social development. Among such efforts is the initiated by the Manchester's Crime and Disorder...
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Comparison of strategies for stress reduction
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...reduction This paper identifies journal articles for application in my proposed research on ‘comparison of strategies for stress reduction’. It references the articles in APA referencing style and offers a summary of the articles’ key points. Ahmad, S., Xavier, S. (2010). Stress and Copying Styles of Entrepreneurs: A Malaysian Survey. International Journal of Entrepreneurship (14) 25- 36. The research that aimed at exploring sources of stress among entrepreneurs and stress reduction strategies lacked both research questions and hypothesis. It used questionnaires to collect data from 118 participants. Its results identify significant stress management strategies... Comparison of strategies for stress...
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Crimes, and Crime Reduction in the cities
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...reduction in the cities Introduction Statistics from the FBI reports an increase in crimes in several large cities. The increase was especially noticed in 2009. The major crimes that are on the increase include property crime, burglary and robbery. Violent crime and murder as well as rape cases have been on the decline trend compared to how the statistics were in the previous years. In New York City for example, the 2014 crime statistics indicate an 85% drop in murder cases compared to the 90s where murder was the leading crime in the city (Wilson, 2015). There are several reasons associated with the increase and decrease in crimes in the cities and they will be described in detail... Crimes and crime...
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Cost Reduction and Management of an Organization
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...reduction as well... Scope and Practicalities of Cost Reductionand Management of an Organization It is very important for an organization to strive to work on the best efficiency possible. For this decisions are to be made about the allocation limited resources, better pricing, having only profitable product lines, as well as organizing the processes. These decisions are to be taken with a aim to have better cost management resulting in decrease in cost leading to better prices. Not only that, it is also important to find out which are the processes and activities in the organization which do not add value, so that the same can be substituted with value adding one's or can be stopped. Today, cost reducti...
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