Prosocial Media

General purpose of the study and research questions This current study adopted General Learning Model (GLM) to test whether prosocial lyrics educe prosocial thoughts, feelings, and its role in participant’s behavior. Greitemeyer (2009) established that previous studies had overlooked the prosocial media effects on the internal state of prosocial lyrics listeners’. Consequently, this current study […]

Prosocial Skills

The Role of Nature and Nature in Development Prosocial skills among growing children are vital. These are skills that involve sharing and cooperation and they normally develop through three stages. First, children must decide whether to help if they can or not, at any given time and this phase is referred to as the recognition […]

Isocrates Panegyricus

The exchange” speech” Isocrates birth time is in 436 BC prior to the Peloponnesian war which never ended until the Greek lost their independence to Macedonia at Chaeronea in 338 BC. He was well educated and he studied with the famous rhetorician Gorgias and for ten years he wrote speeches used in law courts. At […]

Poverty: Research Proposal

Introduction For a long time, poverty has been perceived to constitute lack or inadequacy of basic needs, including food, clothing, and shelter. The levels by which different societies achieve these three basic essentials vary, and this explains the differences in poverty levels among different societies. Today, America is described to have the highest level of […]

Balanced Scorecard and Performance Measures

The current global knowledge economies dictate innovation, upholding and use of information to establish the rate of success within firms. Organisation enrichment is inevitably enhanced through performance measurements as firms strive to improve their production systems which necessitate application of quantifiable scientific methodology (Irala, 2007). Consequently, the balanced Scorecard (BSC) has been established as one […]

Policy Development

Federalism and policy development The federal government has some powers over the States in the United States (Dye, 2010). In this regard, it makes choices on a range of aspects. The idea that the federal government has far-reaching powers over a number of issues raises questions regarding the extent to which the government should interfere […]

Globalization Benefits

The world is fast changing into one big village. Cultural diversity, religion, race, and differences in ideology, which have created barriers among nations, are fast fading as people learn to accept and tolerate each other. The free flow of capital and labor among nations give evidence of this change. The political, economic, and socio-cultural turbulence […]

Heriot Watts University Globalization Strategy

The recent wave of globalization has encouraged world wide interconnectedness leading to increased competition among businesses. This situation has compelled organizations to adjust their policies in order to address these new challenges. Apparently, no organization is invulnerable to globalization challenges, and higher learning institutions are no exception. Although most higher learning institutions are yet to […]

Reflective Thinking – Globalization

Introduction Hospitality industry is considered as one of the fastest expanding sectors globally. This is largely due to globalization. Most companies were traditionally fixed to national boundaries until recently when advancement in among others, infrastructure and technology enabled further expansion. This has brought about several changes in organizational structure of the industry. Moreover, the industry […]

Patient Classification System

Applying to Patient Classification System in a Practical Setting Managing and controlling costs is indispensible to regulating profits and expenses at the healthcare organization. Therefore, it is crucial to select an appropriate model for handling input and output operations within the hospital. Having a rich experience in monitoring the flow of patients, along with the […]

Supply Chain Game

The main motive making business to engage in supply chain management is to enhance their efficiency. In this case, the need to reduce costs and increase efficiency is the core factor driving a group to enter into the supply chain game. Basically, supply chain management entails the identification of potential suppliers or business partners who […]

Consumer and Decision Making Behavior: Contrast and Similarities Between the Two Companies

Qantas and virgin Australia share many similarities since they are in the same industry. Both companies make sure that services offered to their customers are paramount hence making them acquire individual market share. This is done by these companies making sure that their airlines have records of safety. Consumers prefer travelling with airlines with a […]

Current Trends in the Global Hospitality Industry

Introduction Hospitality has to do with the art of being human. It is the ability and willingness to provide care and receive care. The hospitality industry got established several decades ago to offer relaxation and care – spiritual, social, emotional and physical to those who needed it. Hospitality focuses on the interrelationship between individuals and […]

Direct and Indirect Costs

Costs are incurred in the process of producing goods and services. The costs incurred can be classified into direct and indirect costs. This essay briefly discusses direct and indirect costs in regard to the process of production. Direct costs are the expenses which can be attributed directly to a specific project. For instance, the cost […]

Change Management Approaches that Support the Learning Organization Philosophy

Learning organization is a term commonly used among corporations that facilitate knowledge gaining to their members. Such organizations endlessly transform themselves through acquisition, creation and transfer of knowledge by modifying the behavior of their members so as to reflect new knowledge and insights (Love, 2003). It develops as a result of the challenges facing contemporary […]

The Newest Gadget in Action: Anything Locator Application for iPhone

Concerning the Design: It’s not What It Seems Introducing a gadget with an original design is one of the keys to the success of the given technological novelty. Therefore, the peculiarities of the Locator Application for iPhone are of crucial importance for the public’s perception. Taking into consideration the elements that add to the stylishness […]

Globalization and Gay Tourism: Learning to Be Tolerant

According to the existing evidence, globalization has triggered a number of changes in the modern world, convincing people to be tolerant towards the representatives of the other nations, races, political ideas, religious beliefs and sexual orientation. Comprising the experience of different nations and creating a peculiar fusion of traditions and customs, globalization has touched upon […]

Public Policy Problems

Dye (2010 p.4) explains policy analysis as the process of getting to know the activities of governments, why they have to undertake such activities and the difference they realize from the activities. Policy analysis is primarily concerned with explanation as opposed to prescription of policy matters. It involves a rigorous investigation into the causes of […]

India and Singapore’s Hard and Soft Infrastructure

Hard infrastructure refers to the physical assets put up to support an economy and its enterprises. Transport network, energy production and distribution, telecommunications and water management are examples of hard infrastructure. Soft infrastructure refers to both physical and non-physical assets that are used to provide the public with specialized services. Examples include cultural attitudes, legal […]

The Camper Showroom in Shanghai

Introduction Nowadays there are a plenty of materials and technologies allowing making design a masterpiece of art. However, modern design goes beyond the frameworks of the art value. It is also aimed at making the premises useful and appropriate for the modern activities. The Camper Showroom in Shanghai is one of the best examples of […]

Victor Lipman, a Forbes Magazine contributor talks about the management practices

Victor Lipman, a Forbes Magazine contributor talks about the management practices that help enhance productivity in organizations. The article outlines the activities that managers can engage in to improve productivity in an organization. This review will compare, synthesize, and evaluate the effects of these practices. The article states that all managers expect their employees to […]

The Meaning of Management: The Great Awakening

Article Summary The article “Meaning of Management: The Great Awakening” by Steve Denning seeks to explore the need for business firms and organizations to implement organizational development programs on a permanent basis in order to be at par with the ever changing business environment. The author describes the process of learning within organizations as employee […]

Sport Obermeyer, Ltd.

Sport Obermeyer, Ltd. is a winter, high performance skiwear fashion company established in 1947. The company offers a “broad line of fashion ski apparel, including parkas, vests, ski suits, shells, ski pants, sweaters, turtlenecks, and accessories.” (Hammond and Raman 1). In recent years, the founder’s son has taken over major management responsibilities as the company’s […]

Solid 19th Century Classics with Modern Enthusiasm: Symphony of the Mountains at ETSU, September 28, 2013

The concert on September 28th by the Symphony of the Mountains, at East Tennessee State University, featured a solidly classical program of pieces by Ludwig von Beethoven, Pablo De Sarasate, and Schubert . The performance group, under the direction of Sean Claire, is from the region, although they have interesting and varied international backgrounds . […]

Impacts of Rapid Economic Development in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The rapid rates of economic development and urbanization in Dubai and Abu Dhabi have attracted international attention in the last two decades. The two cities have attained recognition as major hubs for tourism, investment and market for various goods and services. Their growth in industry and real estate sectors has attracted foreign populations from various […]

Real Estate Sector in Dubai

Real estate in Dubai is supported by both the government and private sector. The government, through various programmes, organises affordable and suitable housing for its citizens. The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme, established in 1999, provides interest free loans and non-refundable grants for constructing and buying homes (Dubai Land Department 2013). The recipients have to apply […]

Cultural Intelligence by Earley, P. Christopher and Elaine Mosakowski

From the reading, there is compelling evidence demonstrating that cultural intelligence is defined as an individual’s capability to deal effectively in culturally diverse settings, that culturally intelligent individuals engaged in global assignments understand what constitutes intelligent behaviors in diverse cultures through their emotional, cognitive, motivational and behavioral cultural intelligence, and that a propensity to suspend […]

Where Kittyhawk Failed: The Case of Disruptive Technologies

Disruptive technologies have always been a very dubious concept, clearly promoting further evolution of technological thought, on the one hand, and blocking the development of the current technological advances, on the other hand. Perhaps, one of the most notorious cases of disruptive technologies affecting the current market and ruining the opportunities of promising technologies to […]

The philosophical approaches to ethics

Introduction The main point of the argument is that philosophical approaches to business ethics provide guidelines for making ethical business decisions, but some of these approaches are controversial and have no support from most moral scholars. The philosophical approaches to ethics are deontology, consequentalism, and virtue ethics (Hill 148). They help business people to make […]

Benchmarking Description on Apple iphone 4s vs. BlackBerry, Android and Samsung Galaxy

The BlackBerry OS is the most difficult smartphone technology to crack and this gives it competitive advantage over the iPhone 4s. Its data security system makes the BlackBerry smartphone the most ideal mobile operating system for enterprise use. The BlackBerry 7 OS is more user friendly when it comes to enterprise needs since it is […]

Nintendo Company

Situation Analysis. When Nintendo Company was initially launched in 1800s, it was manufacturing and selling playing cards. The company diversified its production line later to produce electronic games to overcome the stiff completion it was facing by then. Nowadays, the company specializes in designing and selling of motion-sensor control games mainly for children. The company […]

US-Venezuela Relations

Introduction The United States has had an eventful relationship with countries of Latin America. Latin America has historically been the US’s backyard as far as foreign policy is concerned (Cottam 4). Given its diversity and active politics, various US administrations since Kennedy have focused on different issues including military operations to achieve predetermined political and […]

Strategic Management for Small and Medium Enterprises – “Navigating in Turbulent Times“

Background of the Study Small and medium enterprise is a very sensitive and vulnerable sector affected by change in economic climate. Most small and medium enterprises are affected by financial crisis by reducing their development rate. Currently most SMEs are bracing themselves for changes in their socio-economic landscape and operating environment in order to survive. […]