Attractive and Unattractive Industries

While having the potential for greater profit attractive industries have a far greater degree of market competition resulting in the erosion of a firm’s economic performance as compared to companies that exist in unattractive industries where through the development of innovative products and services a market dominant position can be reached with fewer problems related […]

Cost Effective and Sustainable Practices for Project Construction in the UAE

Rational The construction industry is a major sector of the economy that impacts heavily on the livelihoods of many people. UAE is a region that has witnessed tremendous growth in the construction industry. This industry employees many immigrants and make use of resources from different parts of the world (Weber, 2005). As a result, several […]

Good Food That Does not Grow on Trees: Analyzing the Key Supply Chain Issues

Introduction: The Food on the Table People rarely question where the good and services that they use come from. As a result, natural resources, as well as the efforts of many people providing the environment for these resources to flourish, the process of transporting these raw materials to the manufacturer and the people who deliver […]

The Removal of the Compulsory Retirement Age to Employ People Between the Ages of 65 and 80

Compulsory retirement age, is the age at which employees in particular positions, by law are no longer eligible to continue working. Since this practice is unlawful, many countries have instituted laws to discourage it. However, the truth is that despite these measures, aged workers continue to experience discrimination; for example, they are least preferred for […]

The Change of Gender Roles

The notion that women cannot play a prominent role in family or society has existed for a long time. Although this trend began to change in the past two centuries, this gender stereotype continues to be very widespread. This paper is aimed at discussing such plays as Trifles written by Susan Glaspell and Henrik Ibsen’s […]

Compare and Contrast: «The Searchers» and «Dances with the Wolves»

Introduction It seemed to be an American tradition to be fascinated by films that depict the western culture of the United States of America. During the 20th century, novels and movies that depicted the western culture of the country were widely spread and sold within the country. Perhaps, The Searchers directed by John Ford and […]

Company Profile and Cover Letter: Fisher Investments

Summary of the Company Fisher Investments, from its inception in 1979, has grown and developed under the direction of founder and CEO Kenneth L. Fisher, to become one of the most promising privately-held firms concerned with the management of high-net-worth investment portfolios in the United States. Headquartered in Woodside, California, Fisher Investments has been able […]

World Globalization

Abstract Globalization is the process by which people from different geographical regions exchange ideas, products, information and other resources. The world is more connected than ever before because of advances made in technology, transport, communication systems and education. Globalization has made it easy for different people to share political ideas, trade links and cultural resources. […]

Effects of Fuel Prices

Introduction Fuel is pivotal in the successful running of any business and especially in the transport industry like the airline industry, which is involved in massive transporting activities. There is no reasonable doubt therefore that high fuel costs have an adverse impact on the running of any organisation. Fuel prices have become a challenge in […]

Copyright Law in UAE

What is Copyright? Copyright is a legal term under many intellectual property statutes. The term means that the creator of a work that must be original has the right to that work. The rights under copyright law are exclusive and last for a specified period of time. The right has many other rights that accrue […]

The Representation of Masculinity in “The Awakening” by Kate Chopin

The author of this novel, Kate Chopin, was brought up in an intellectual environment and was aware of the marital problems that were experienced during the Victorian period. ‘The Awakening’ is a novel that is written in the Victorian society which is patriarchal. This is a very strict society that has prejudiced conventions that women […]

Erickson’s Theory of Psychosocial Development

The concept of human development is extremely complex. Consequently, numerous and diverse studies have been dedicated towards this theme. Researchers in this field have tried to understand how and why people learn, change and act in a certain manner. Against this background, several theories have been developed in an attempt to explain the various dimensions […]

Education Practices in Penslivania

Introduction In the recent past, many organizations have come up with policies that foster the welfare and the general well-being of children and the underprivileged in the society. These groups are well established and have a good network that reaches as many people as possible. The groups are funded by the government or they may […]

Community Mental Health

Community mental health services are reserved for the people who are suffering from mental illnesses. Health care facilities such as specialized hospitals for people with mental disorders initially provided the services. The coming of reforms in this sector has led to the closure of many mental hospitals because of violation of patients’ rights. Most mentally […]

Socio-Economic and Educational Characteristics of Appalachia-KY

Introduction The term Appalachia refers to distinctive-cultural counties, which are located, in the eastern part of the United States of America. The Appalachian regions include various states such as; Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia, among others. The inhabitants of the Appalachian regions were seen as illiterates, who accounted to high levels of poverty […]

Leadership and Motivation Ideas

Introduction This paper evaluates the idea of leadership, the practice, and manipulation on individual motivation within corporations. Leadership entails employment of facts and skills to sway a group to accomplish certain defined objectives. A leader is responsible for direction of an organization in an effective and efficient manner (Doohan 200, p. 3). Motivation concerns personal […]

Diversity in the Workplace

Background In every company, the employees exhibit different personalities that are significant in the accomplishment of the performance goals. Diversity encompasses the employees’ perceptions of on themselves and others. Various perceptions are observed to be directly or indirectly affecting their workplace relationships and activities. The organization’s competitiveness and success are based on the effective implementation […]

Structured Individual-based Lifestyle Programs

Discussion Patients need a structured group education program when they are newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Evidence from research showed that such structured programs are able to limit the patients’ weight loss and smoking incidences, which are helpful in managing the diabetes conditions. At the same time, the structured education program is beneficial because […]

“Race in North America” by Audrey Smedley

Race, ethnicity, and culture are closely intertwined. Those are actually the latter two that create the intrinsic biological difference between the races. Ethnic clusters are people belonging to similar group, practicing common culture, and sharing similar traits. However, it is these similarities within the cluster that distinguishes them from other people. Audrey Smedley (2012) in […]

Nypro’s Innovation Strategy

Executive Summary The success of Nypro can be attributed to its innovativeness, internal competition between teams, and customer focus. Its production strategy is built on strong customer alliances. Gordon Lankton’s internal market approach contributed greatly to Nypro’s earlier success and innovativeness. The Novaplast technology presents the firm with an opportunity to grow its market share […]

Life Span Development

Abstract This paper is concerned with summarizing the main argumentative points of the study “Attachment, exploration, and separation: Illustrated by the behavior of one-year-olds in a strange situation” by Mary Ainsworth and Silvia Bell (1970), and with outlying what can be considered the study’s main strengths/weaknesses. The paper’s main idea is that, even though the […]

Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation’s Employee Training Program

The scope of the research In this research project, the proposal will dwell on the strategies that the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation uses in its bid to ensure optimal employee performance. The paper will offer the best strategies to ensure optimal performance of the employees. At the beginning, the paper will provide an intrinsic proposal […]

Jihad

Introduction Fierce conflict between Islamic radicalism and the West has been one of the defining attributes of the first decade of the twenty-first century. The tragic events of September 11, 2001, in the United States and consequent attacks in Madrid and London, combined with the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, have exposed how the renaissance […]

Augmented Reality

Summary Augmented reality is a relatively new computer technology used to enhance visual effect. It is quickly gaining acceptance in the entertainment industry and commerce. It has been used for marketing toys by Bandai, a toy manufacturer. Some industries use the technology in engineering projects. Moreover, the technology can be used for maintenance of simple […]

“Already Gone: Why Your Kids Will Quit Church and What You Can Do To Stop It” by Ken Ham and Britt Beemer

The book Already Gone: Why Your Kids Will Quit Church and What You Can Do To Stop It is written by Ken Ham and Britt Beemer. It arouses feelings of dread and concern in parents and ministers who wish to see young children and youths walking in Jesus Christ. The statistics presented depict a worrying […]

The Persuasion of a Lifetime: Jane Austen’s Swan Song through a Critical Lens

Introduction: Persuasion through the Prism of Time Talking about the impact that Jane Austen had on the English Romanticism takes hours. Jane Austin created a number of other works that touch upon not only personal, but also social and ethical issues. One of these works, Persuasion, is famous for the moral issues serving as the […]

Managing projects for innovation and enterprises

Executive Summary The report focuses on qualities of a good project manager and how these depend on project-type. Additionally, the report applies these findings on Lena Merrall in order to assess whether she was a good choice for project manager. Literature shows that a valuable project manager must have general management, leadership, communication, negotiation and […]

Commerce Bank

Introduction The Commerce Bank Cherry Hill is a New Jersey training centre at Commerce University, with Deborah Jacovelli being the dean of the university who observed that there were many innovative methods for energizing the company’s employees that had been developed. For example, people wore Halloween costumes and embellished their cubicles, which was not a […]

Cranium Firm Company

Introduction Cranium firm was a board game making venture made by Microsoft veterans Richard Tait and Whit Alexander. They quit Microsoft and hit the flooded board game industry, which forced them to do an extensive research on all the available games in the industry. Nevertheless, games like monopoly and scrabble were a fertile ground for […]

Skopos Theory: Person’s Development as a Translator

Introduction The contemporary globalized world is associated with the need in development of various communicative approaches. The translator is playing an important role as a mediator between people pertaining to different cultural backgrounds (Cui, 2009: 8). The Skopos theory was developed in the 1970s to address the new trends that started appearing in the information […]

The Benefits of Playing Video Games

Barlett, Christopher, et al. “Video Game Effects–Confirmed, Suspected, and Speculative: A Review of the Evidence.” Simulation & Gaming, vol. 40, no. 3, 2009, pp. 377-403. According to Barlett et al., when it comes to discussing the potential effects of playing video games, it is important to understand how they can be properly categorized. The authors suggest […]

The policy evaluation methods

THESIS: Ethical analysis incorporates the gauging of the acceptability of an action to all parties that have a stake in the subject matter while the cost-benefit analysis considers material gain only. Condition for implementation of cost-benefit analyzed policy Similarities in the definitions of the analysis methods and their interdependence Appropriate fields of applications The significance […]

The Balance between Sustainable Construction and Project Success in the Current Economical Situation in the UK

Rationale The construction sector is a key industry in the positive growth of the UK economy, making an 8 percent contribution to the GDP (Zhou & Lowe, 2003). Construction sustainability, on the other hand, is an important aspect in the current undertaking of construction projects, not just in the UK, but in many other parts […]