Personal Emergency and Disaster Plan

Natural, accidental and intentional disaster threats While some disasters are natural, some are accidental such as fires while others are man-made. Since disasters, irrespective of their cause are prone to occurring, planning to how to deal with their effects is imperative. My disaster preparedness plan will focus on tornadoes as natural disasters, fires as accidental […]

Autism Children Education Inclusion Policy in Private Schools: Compulsory Enrollment Policy 2011

The inception of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) has raised debates on the right method to provide quality, reliable, and talent nurturing/growth education. The United States of America has enacted free basic education to children with special needs; however, some parents have opted to have their children in private schools. Private schools are […]

Leadership Challenges

Abstract This case study paper explores the challenges faced by leaders in different organizations. The characters of unethical charismatic leaders, which make them withstand critics and have avid followers, are highlighted in the first case study. In addition, factors that limit the board of directors and the chief executive, in making of decision that influence […]

Rites of Spring by Modris Eksteins

This paper is aimed at discussing the book Rites of Spring by Modris Eksteins. In this work, he explores the underlying causes of World War I, its effects on people’s experiences, and the long-term effects of this political and social catastrophe. This topic has been examined by various historians, but Modris Eksteins takes a slightly […]

Implementation of Electronic Medical Records

Introduction Information technology has recently become one of the most reliable technologies in efficient service delivery. Implementation of the system within health sector is viewed as a move in reducing medical errors, hence promoting patient safety as well as reducing costs. However, implementation of the new models requires variety of measurable elements capable of creating […]

The Public Library

Introduction Rapid development of information technologies, especially Internet and various social changes contributed to the decline of public library usage in the United States and many other countries (Goulding 2006, p. 112). This trend urges these organizations to improve their practices and find new ways of attracting visitors. This paper is aimed at describing an […]

Job Evaluation, Market Pricing & Pay Structures

Difference between job evaluation and market pricing approaches in setting pay ranges and the strengths and drawbacks of each approach One of the most common approaches used in determining employee payment within the private sector entails establishing pay ranges (Cushway, 2011, p. 78). According to Mathis and Jackson (2011, p.383), human resource managers should set […]

Tuberculosis

Introduction Tuberculosis is a contagious disease, which mainly affects pulmonary system, but can affect kidneys, brain, and bones. The causative agent of tuberculosis is a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is among the leading causes of deaths globally because it is an infectious disease, which spreads through the air. Epidemiological studies have revealed that tuberculosis […]

The Influence of Consumerism on 7-11 Years Children

The contemporary business environment is becoming very competitive, thanks to globalization and technological advancement. The increased competition is now forcing organizations to adopt powerful strategies in order to gain competitive advantage. It is for this reason that consumerism has gained popularity, with business enterprises investing heavily in promotion of their products in order to influence […]

Feedback Control: An Invisible Thread in the History of Technology

Introduction The concept of feedback control facilitated great waves of technological and scientific advancements in the last century. It led to innovations, which had significant impacts on technology during the Scientific Revolution, the Age of Electronics, the Age of Aviation, Industrial Revolution, and the Space Age. In this regard, this paper will discuss the technological […]

Sherwin Williams

Introduction Sherwin Williams is engaged in manufacturing, distributing as well as selling building materials such as paints and coatings. This company operates in America and Europe. Currently, this organization consists of four segments, namely Global Finishes, Paint Stores, Consumer Group, and Latin American Group. This paper is aimed at examining the external environment of this […]

E-Recruitment

Introduction In an organization, recruitment is one of the core activities or responsibilities of the Human Resource Department. It involves finding, interviewing, selecting, and employing qualified applicants. E-Recruitment is one of the methods used by organizations to find suitable candidates for job positions. It involves recruiting employees with the help of electronic sources, mainly through […]

Orange PLC’s Organizational Culture and Structure

Introduction: The Orange PLC Company Orange PLC Company is one of the most profitable international companies in the global PC business arena. The company has its headquarters in New York. The New York branch has 250 employees in the three departments of production, marketing, human resource management. In order to survive and control a sizable […]

The power of a folksong in transforming an individual and the relationship between Whitehead’s book “John Henry Days” and Dylan’s folksongs

Introduction A folksong is a song that has the ability to adapt culture, human history, and art. Folksong usually employs the language used by the target audience when conveying its message. Furthermore, many people use folksongs to present their messages, feelings, views, opinions, and suggestions to a certain set of individuals. Significantly, the songs have […]

Uncertainty reduction theory

Introduction Uncertainty reduction theory is based on the tradition that strangers need to minimize the level of doubt in their early relations. The theory is based on the concept that people find it difficult to communicate due to uncertainty of the other person’s reaction. However, this insecurity can be reduced through interpersonal communication where relations […]

Demoralizing Tobacco

Introduction The federal government of Canada has been very aggressive in dealing with the challenge of tobacco smoking in the country. Tobacco use and nicotine addiction has been a major challenge in healthcare management and public administration in Canada. A section of Canadian citizens are opposed to smoking, and feel that the government needs to […]

Competitive Advantage of Universal Weather and Aviation Asia Pacific Company

Introduction Overview Universal Weather and Aviation Company was founded in 1959 by the late Tom Evans. The founder was often commended for his visionary foresight to establish an all- inclusive service provider in the flourishing aviation industry. Universal Weather and Aviation Company is the first company to offer support services for businesses and private flight […]

A Case Study of the iTrust Security Issue

Introduction Information management is one of the most important parts of any organization. To ensure continuity of an organization, proper record keeping should be encouraged. In addition, proper documentation and record keeping of events, personnel information among other things in an organization ensures that the entity is assured of accountability (Raggad, 2010). Effective record keeping, […]

Efficiency of Supply chain Management

Executive Summary The effectiveness and efficiency of a supply chain leads to satisfied clientele. Achieving an efficient Supply chain is critical. The article by Lichocik & Sadowski (2013), studies this concept. Strategic management strategy encapsulates Supply chain Management. To achieve the desired efficiency, the authors propose a number of factors use of IT control systems, […]

Burial Models. Sneaking a Peek at the Customs and Traditions of the Han Dynasty Era

Introduction One of the most famous eras in the Chinese history, the epoch of Han Dynasty rule definitely deserves being considered closer, for it was a true cultural breakthrough in the development of the Chinese nation. Not only did the Chinese people achieve impressive results in developing their agriculture and expanding further into the Asian […]

Day of the Dead

Introduction The Day of the Dead documentary highlights how Mexicans connect with the dead during the Day of the Dead ceremony. The documentary provides detailed accounts of the ceremony by highlighting how the traditional-adherent Purepecha community, which is located in the “Island of The Souls” conducts the ceremony. Alan Aldridge describes a cult as a […]

Destination attributes and motivations between first-time and repeat travellers in the international and interstate tourism: Melbourne

Introduction Tourism has undergone significant growth over the past few decades as illustrated by the emergence of various forms of tourism across the world. Examples of the new forms of tourism include sports and volunteer tourism. Both local and international tourists are becoming more interested in urban tourism, which comprises the aforementioned forms of emerging […]

Synaptic Case Study

Introduction This assignment is a case study on the importance of a cohesive organizational culture. The case study is based on a San Diego based organization called Synaptic which is faced with management challenges. The challenges have led to poor working relationship between two key departments namely the Information Management (IM) and computational scientists departments. […]

Strategic Culture Sensitive Therapy with Religious Jews

Overview Witztum and Buchbinder article (117-124) explores strategic culture-sensitive therapy as an effective approach when dealing with cases that exhibit client-therapist differences in all religious and cultural backgrounds. The fundamentals of traditional and modern approaches of treatment are the myth and rationale models. These models explain the treatment process, including health, illness, deviance and normalcy. […]

Security Recommendations for Accounts and Passwords

Introduction Security is a very important issue in computer systems and most organizations dedicate significant resources in securing their systems. Easttom (2006) observes that protecting the system’s perimeters from external attacks and installing antivirus software and anti-spyware does not complete the securing efforts. Proper configuration of the machines is necessary for the network to be […]

Tunnel Design and Cunstruction

Introduction Tunnels refer to any enclosed passageway. Usually, tunnels pass underground to bypass natural barriers and to reduce the cost and impact of aboveground construction. This paper looks at various aspects concerning tunnel construction. The main issues of interest include the construction of underwater tunnels, construction of tunnels in soft soils, and the examination of […]

Retention in Schools

Retention is the process of holding back students in their previous grade especially those who have failed to meet the set requirement of the institution they are learning in. The students are normally forced to do the same grade again: that which they had covered the year before (Shepard & Smith 2009). There are however […]

Webvan Firm Analysis

Introduction Webvan is an online firm that deals with packaging, selling, and delivery of grocery products. The firm was established in 1996 under the leadership of Louis Borders. Borders’ vision was to establish a customer-focused grocery firm. The firm’s objective was to increase its customer base by nurturing a high level of customer satisfaction (McAfee […]

Literature Review: The Role of Gastronomy for Tourism Development

Overview of the Themes The intensive development of tourism within countries can influence the national economies significantly. The development of tourism depends on the progress of different global trends, and the focus on gastronomy can be discussed as one of these trends (Everett & Aitchison, 2008, p. 153; Chrzan, 2006, p. 41; Sakolnakorn, Naipinit, & […]

Post-Colonial Theory

Summary The post-colonial theory represents the tendency in the humanitarian sciences which has become urgent since the second half of the XX century. Its area of study encompasses the problems of the interaction between the colonizers and their colonies. It focuses on the social development of nations being under control of the large European empires. […]