Denial in “Everyday Use” and “Jilting of Granny Weatherall”

Denial is an aspect of not complying with or failure to satisfy a request, which is portrayed well by the characters of Everyday Use and Jilting of Granny Weatherall. The former is about heritage where a black family fails to accept their twin state as African-Americans and end up choosing either African or American heritage. […]

Trends in Supply Chain Management

Discussion Lean manufacturing has become one of the biggest trends in the development of supply chain management. Traditionally, organizations faced challenges of increasing wasteful production throughout their operations (Brian, 110). Following this need, stakeholders across industries have focused on development of production approaches that would enable firms to minimize on the costs resulting from wasteful […]

Global Trends in Economics

Students joining the 21st Century workforce face an occupational world literally unrecognizable to their parents’ generation. Industries, organizations, management and employees around the world are now interconnected in a truly Global Economy; a network that seems to ignore or subordinate geographic, political and even cultural differences for better or worse. Globalization has flattened the world […]

TAL Apparel Limited: Stepping Up the Value Chain

What are the benefits to retailers of adopting TAL’s VMI system? The TAL VMI system is beneficial to retailers because they can make replenishment inventory decisions on behalf of consumers. The VMI system also allows retailer to initiate purchase order transactions. Under normal circumstances, the buyer would have to initiate such a transaction. Through the […]

Evaluating the Advantages & Disadvantages of Vendor-Managed Inventory under the Prism of the Retailer

The convergence of technology witnessed in the last two decades has enabled organizations to adopt systems, programs and processes that not only serve to leverage competitiveness, but also improve organizational efficiencies and add value to business partners, supply chains, and customers (Kunsoo et al 115). The vendor-Managed Inventory (VMI) is one such program which have […]

Benefits Offered by the Introduction of the Textile Alliance Limited Vendor Managed Inventory

TAL Apparel Limited: Stepping Up Value Chain The case study will look at benefits offered by the introduction and use of the Textile Alliance Limited (TAL) Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) by retailers. Also, the viability of VMI system as a strategic resource for TAL will be analyzed. Also, the obstacles that might stand in VMI’s […]

Benefits and Pitfalls of Investing in a Unique Supplier of Vendor-Managed Inventory

Contemporary information and communication technologies (ICTs) are today, more than ever before, connecting organizations in new and novel ways and, as a direct consequence, allowing them to develop new and time-tested competencies for competing successfully in the ever turbulent business environment. ICTs make it possible for organizations to corroborate not only on designing and improving […]

Supply Chain Management Processes

Supply Chain management game represents a very challenging and dynamic environment for an autonomous salient decision making. The concept of supply chain games is an online supply network simulator for demonstrating the actual nature of supply chains. The whole issue consists of the setting of production and inventory control parameters, warehouses, factories and transportation choices. […]

Value of Eclectic Paradigm in Relation to International Business

Introduction Eclectic paradigm is a theory used in the field of business economics. It is also referred to as OLI-Framework or OLI-Model, and has been related to international business through the advantages it possesses, which benefit multinational corporations. It is describes an improvement of Dunning theory of internalization that was based on transaction cost theory. […]

“The Scarlet Letter” and “The Young Goodman” by Hawthorne

Introduction Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote two stories by the title, “The Scarlet Letter” and “Young Goodman” in which he displays his authorial voice by mirroring the societies from their dark ends as shown by the puritan cultures. In “The Scarter Letter,” Hawthorne employs psychological fiction to display the innate evilness of human beings (Johnson 75). On […]

Public Policy Analyzing

Introduction Sometimes, understanding public policy and its effect on the people becomes challenging. Often, many people seem to complain about the impacts of the policy document without actually understanding its provisions. This makes it difficult for them to have an overview of the implications of the policy. Therefore, this research paper focuses on the importance […]

Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is one of the most important skills required in making various decisions that pertain to business, management, relationships, and every other aspect of life. Many definitions have been ascribed to critical thinking by various scholars. Generally, critical thinking refers to the capacity to form thoughts clearly and logically. It encompasses the ability to […]

Syntax Transformational Grammar and Systemic Functional Grammar

Introduction When teaching English syntax to students, both native and non-native, it is vital for the instructor to consider both facts and theory, and balance the two. This is because classes in English syntax are aimed at assisting students to improve on their understanding of the structure of English in a systematic and scientific manner. […]

Ensuring Confidentiality and Integrity of Data During Transmission and Storage

Introduction In this scenario, it’s important to realize that data integrity and confidentiality is achieved by ensuring that only the authorized person(s) gain access to the data and that during transmission, storage and retrieval data originality is maintained. That is to say no alterations can be made whatsoever during these processes. We also know that […]

Regarding the Pain of Others: images created by James Nachtwey

The ability to observe various social phenomena can eventually contribute to the changes in the community. Admittedly, this statement may seem paradoxical, but it can be illustrated in this essay. In particular, this paper is aimed at discussing the way in which witnessing and recognizing the suffering of others can affect our ethical decisions and […]

The Burger Boy

The case study is about a fast food restaurant experiencing several problems that have affected its productivity. Workers have different responsibilities. However, due to the absence of two employees, some of them are forced to work more. The problems are indicative of the poor working conditions at fast food restaurants. Employees are poorly compensated even […]

History of Western Civilizations through the works of Einhard in his famous book titled “The Life of Charlemagne”

Introduction This essay will explore the history of Western civilizations through the works of Einhard in his famous book titled “The Life of Charlemagne”. Einhard was conceived to a family of considerably inferior status in society. His parents took him to the monks of Fulda. This was one of the most prestigious learning institutions within […]

Sexism in the English Language

The gender inequality is one of the most discussed topics in the sociological discourse, but this idea is also related to the linguistic discourse because the gender relations are reflected in languages. Thus, Piercey states that the gender relations in the English language are based on the “masculine-feminine dichotomy that arises in the vocabulary” (Piercey, […]

Gender Role in Sweden Society in Education and Workplace Before and After Globalization

Sweden, one of the countries that enjoy the highest levels of gender parity, has created an optimal environment for both men and women to share influence and power equally, thus leading to a fair, democratic, and just society. Actually, the country has undergone transition from a patriarchal society to the one that accepts both women […]

Global Economic Crisis

The global crisis team members include; Christine LaGarde, Warren Buffet, & Colin Powell. These are people from various parts of the world who play major roles in the world economy. For example, Colin Powell is an American politician who has experience in military leadership. Having led the American army for many years, he has the […]

Comparison Between the Two Stories “Kitchen” and “Spirited World”

Mikage, a young girl in Banana’s story “Kitchen” is the main actor and many situations revolve around her. Her predicaments are brought out in simple and understandable situations. Having been left alone by the only last relative she had, her life seems to be filled with grief (Dorson 54). The death of her grandmother has […]

Fast Food, Fat Profits

The documentary film Fast Food, Fat Profits is aimed at exploring various issues such as the underlying causes of obesity in the United States, the eating habits of American people, and the factors that shape their dietary choices. This movie can be discussed with the help of frame analysis developed by Erving Goffman. This approach […]

Ten managerial concepts by Jack Welch

Jack Welch names ten managerial concepts that every manager has to understand and employ. These concepts are: integrity, change, customer focus, size and structure, constant fight, self-confidence, training, searching for best global talents, informality and global learning (Jack Welch final GE mgt meeting, 2010). Jack Welch notes that the concept of integrity is closely connected […]

Investigation of the Reliability and Validity of the Perception of Teaching Profession Problems Scale

Summary The title of the current article is, “Investigation of the reliability and validity of the perception of teaching profession problems scale with a structural education model: a research on teacher” and it has been authored by Erol Kraca. Purpose of the study The purpose of the current study was to develop a reliable and […]

‘Plan Australia’ Strategic Expansion Plan Proposal Report for Human Resource

Introduction This strategic plan proposal for Human Resource Management is meant to establish priorities, plans and activities for the management of human resource that supports Plan Australia’s efforts of protecting and supporting children and strengthening its management practices (Plan Australia, 2010, Home page). The proposal focuses on the four organizational priorities which include: strengthening of […]

Hotel Tempus

Sales and Marketing There should be inclusion of efficient steering and controlled implementation of real-time information which can assist in relaying timely information from various market segments. Targeting and positioning of Hotel Tempus are based on workable strategies dependent on the nature of market segment. Corporate market segment seems to have the highest paying capacity, […]

Economical Globalization

Introduction Globalization is the process of enabling financial and investment markets to operate internationally. This is as a result of deregulation and improved communication. On the other hand, economic globalization refers to the interdependence of national economies across the world through a rapid increase in cross-border movements of goods, services, technology and capital (Held and […]

Prostitution Legalization

Prostitution has been illegal in many countries in the world. Despite this fact, prostitution has continued to be practiced in every capital, and other cities in every country. This being the fact the governments need to see that they are fighting a losing battle and continuous prohibition of prostitution is like chasing wind. There are […]

The Global IT Industry

The global IT industry continues to show growth year after year, with the software market expanding at a whopping 8% per annum. The convergence of hardware, software and services is creating new markets, and we are witnessing a global paradigm shift from hardware to software. It is anticipated that the IT services industry will expand […]

Labor Regulation

Introduction A law regarding labor finds its approval from the state legislature or congress. At the local level, this law is usually termed as an ordinance. Such laws are either based on the chronological facts relating to period passed or according to topic. This paper serves to explain the more on the Clean Air Act […]

Handbags History

Over time the handbag has become a necessity, as well as a fashion symbol for many women. The purse defines a woman, while serving the added purpose of carrying her belongings. The handbag has a history that goes back 2000 years, a history of competing need and status. Handbags were typically carried by men at […]

The Need for a New Product, Service, and Process Meeting the Needs and Preferences of Customers

Using a three-folded framework of introducing innovation into an organization can contribute greatly to increasing customers’ satisfaction and rise of new way of production. Based on the theory of innovation proposed by Suh (2010), it will be possible to trace the changes that should be implemented into the identified companies to spur their business growth […]

Qatar Airways Ltd. Plans to Invest in California’s Byogy Renewables Inc.

Introduction Stringent competition in numerous industries forces most organizations to create new business plans in order to enhance their competitiveness. This helps them to stay afloat in the market while attaining considerable market presence. Evidently, this is an important phenomenon as shown by the Qatar Airways Ltd.’s intent to invest in Byogy Renewables Inc. The […]

Ethics in Computing

In any given setup, an acceptable code of conduct is always emphasized. Many people and entities have become victims of unethical computer use; this thread comes fro people with ill motives. This vice has lately exposed the internet users to unprecedented mischievous tricks of cyber criminals. The act has created various problems, controversies and is […]

Under-age Criminals

This paper explores the events that happened on the 5th of September in 1994. The research of the New York Times archives revealed three particularly worrying articles. All of them described murders and injuries of three different people, and all of them had one feature in common – the suspects charged with murders were under […]

Supervision in Public Schools

Public schools can be categorized into primary, secondary schools as well as post secondary institutions authorized for or open by the government to all children. Supervision is a vital activity that public schools management ought to practice in order to ensure smooth running in the school (Christian 1987). In the public schools, supervision is a […]

Impact of Political Violence on Forces of Supply in a Market

There are many factors that affect supply of goods and services in any given market. These include: weather, season, disasters, government subsidies and taxes and political climate. Currently there are many cases of violence that are witnessed in different parts of the world. Pakistan has seen the longest wave of violence during the current times. […]

ISO standards implementation on TQM strategies at Sheik Khalifa Hospital

Research background Total quality management is critical in monitoring the efficiency and proactive organisational culture in line with the objective, goals, and mission of such an organisation. Quality improvement facilitates sustainable and optimal use of resources in service delivery. Sheik Khalifa Hospital has been in operation for more than three decades. The hospital is government-owned […]