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MBA Admission Essay

My desire to pursue an MBA course is driven by the ambition to gain an in-depth knowledge of advanced business techniques and concepts, both theoretical and practical, and their successful implementation. It will also allow me to improve my understanding of related issues, such as marketing, human resources, and management, while assisting me to build on my existing . . . .

What does it mean to be human? This might seem to be a simple question, but that is probably because we have not thought very deeply about the issue. For decades physical anthropologists and other scholars have investigated this question. Their early efforts tended to take the form of trying to find one single trait that defined humans as different from all other species - whether it was our . . . .

Answers to Economic Development Essay Questions

Question 1:

The traditional, neoclassical school of economic modeling prescribes a "recipe for economic growth." Economic growth is a process of moving resources from low growth, agricultural areas to higher growth, industrial areas. The neoclassical school also does not see anything slowing the progress of moving from low growth to . . . .

Female Police Officers and Maternity Leave

ABSTRACT

Female police officers, much like female firefighters and females in the military, are a fairly recent development and evolution in history that was long overdue and met with some resistance initially. While females have experienced and overcome barriers to entry in numerous occupations, female police officers, female . . . .

Malcolm X & Sophia

Malcolm first notices Sophia (a name given by Malcolm, we have no idea what her real name is) at a Negro dance at the Roseland Club in Boston, MA. Malcolm's date was Laura; Laura was an intelligent, well-brought-up, young, black woman. Laura is on her second date with Malcolm. Sophia walks into the club and immediately draws Malcolm's attention. The author . . . .

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, A Florida Folklife Writer

It is important when pursuing the study of history, not to get caught in the habit of reciting historical dates and facts. If this is the true study of history, then it involves nothing more than memorization. For one to truly understand why the people of a certain time period behaved as they did, it is necessary to get into their . . . .

Rites of Passage

Summary: This is a paper in MLA style on the Rites of Passages of puberty followed by Eskimo and Australian Aborigines.

Introduction

The indigenous cultures of the past have always held a great regard for the traditional and superstitious. Elaborate rituals are associated with each aspect of life and the people celebrate these rituals as a community. The . . . .

It is impossible to define a very distinct management style for an entire country simply because there are too many possible variables. The citizens of a nation as large as Australia vary greatly from one individual to another - and even a single manager varies in style from one day to the next or one project to the next. Moreover, the management style of one industry is not likely to be the . . . .

In Frank Stockton's "The Lady or the Tiger?" a young man, the forbidden lover of a princess, is sentenced to a trial by ordeal: in front of thousands of onlookers, he must choose between two doors. Behind one waits a tiger, behind the other waits a lovely maiden. Only the princess herself possesses the knowledge that will save her lover's life, though in doing so, she will send him into the . . . .

Biblical Hermeneutics

This paper is a detailed book review on the book An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics. The writer explores the systematic approach to bible study promoted in the book. The reader is then led through a discussion of the meaning of the term and the way it relates to the bible and those who follow and study the bible.

BLUEPRINT FOR SUCCESS

For more . . . .

The Menorah and Its Symbolism to the Jewish Community

The menorah, originally a seven-branched candelabrum used in the Temple, is one of the oldest symbols used by the Jewish faith. In contrast to the ancient menorah of Exodus is the Chanukkah menorah with eight candles, which is used today. The use of eight candles celebrates the miracle that a small amount of oil lasted for eight days . . . .

Perhaps it is because I speak two languages that I feel I inhabit two different identities. Or are the reasons for my feeling this way more complex? It is difficult to say, but I do know that although I am only one person, inhabiting one body and one mind, in many ways, I feel I live in two different worlds, with two different identities. My language is more than a vocabulary, the words that I . . . .

The Study of African American Vernacular English

There are a couple of theories as to the origin of African American Vernacular Englsh (AAVE). Some linguists believe that the language derives from West African languages. This dialect theory is based on the knowledge that most African Americans who were brought to the United States from Africa had to learn how to speak English by ear. . . . .

Nature of Cognition

Ever since Simon and Binet developed the first intelligence test in 1905, the field of psychology has maintained a strong interest in the nature of intelligence. How do we think? Why are some people better problem solvers than others? What is cognition, the ability to think about our environment? Why are some people consistently more able to use their brains to think . . . .

In "Crime and Punishment" Christian symbolism offers an undercurrent throughout the novel which helps explain Raskolnikov's redemption at the end, and which offers Raskolnikov and the reader a way out of destructive over-rationality.

In the first part of the novel Raskolnikov is an atheist, rejecting God and at the same time deificating himself. He believes that he is above God and it . . . .

Birth Order and Psychology

In previous years there have been quite a bit of research conducted on the subject of birth order and personality. However research on this matter has declined in at least the last 10 to 20 years. In all regards, it is the common perception that people who are first-born have the strongest disposition and have leadership tendencies. Research also tends to . . . .

meaning and use of mysticism in the religious faiths of Christianity and Islam

This paper explores the meaning and use of mysticism in the religious faiths of Christianity and Islam. The author uses two sources to show the reader how mysticism impacts the faiths and allows the reader to explore the truth of the existence within the faiths.

FAITH WITHOUT PROOF

Around the . . . .

What is a Hero

Introduction

What is a hero? And what has one got to do with the movies? The answer to that question - which is really the question of how the mass media influence popular perceptions of the heroic and the Hero - is a complex one as are any significant questions that examine the relationship between mass media and the culture that produces, absorbs, reflects and . . . .

THE BRIDE OF THE GREEK ISLE

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the poem "The Bride of the Greek Isle," by Felicia Hemans, and discuss the author's life as it relates to the poem.

THE BRIDE OF THE GREEK ISLE

During her brief lifetime, Felicia Hemans wrote numerous poems, beginning when she was only fourteen. She had a romantic view of . . . .

What does it mean to be a hero? Does it depend on whether one is a man or a woman? Is the nature of heroism engendered? Are there different categories of heroism - a heroism of the mind and a heroism of the body, for example? The life and work of the novelist Jean Rhys help us to understand the nature of the heroic. Rhys herself may be considered to be a hero even though her life was not by . . . .

Price of Success

As the wooden ship glides slowly into the New York harbor, a sea of hopeful faces looks up from the deck to behold the lady of their dreams. Before them is a statuesque symbol welcoming them to a land where all dreams can be realized. Here, in the land of equality and opportunity, lives a promise that great rewards can be achieved though hard work and perseverance. . . . .

THE RISE OF THE NOVEL

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss "The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding," written by Ian Watt.

THE RISE OF THE NOVEL

The novel is in nothing so characteristic of our culture as in the way that it reflects this characteristic orientation of modern thought" (Watt 22). This is how Watt . . . .

Fictional family in the textile business in London 1850-1914

This paper is a fictional account of a family in the textile business in London. The time period is 1850 to 1914 and makes reference to inventions, trends and other textile pertinent data. In addition the family role in society is addressed through the use of plot structure and dialogue.

The Mills of The Bedford Family . . . .

Personality: Permanent?

It has been a long controversy about how nature and nurture imply to personality traits and human behavior. Nature means that genetic factor and the system of organs control the personality, while nurture means the personality is a result of conditioned circumstances where a person is brought up. It includes the personality of other people, like family, includes . . . .

WINNING THE LOTTERY

I. INTRODUCTION

Almost every individual has dreamed about winning the state lottery and having millions of dollars to spend. While some individuals have elaborate fantasies of what they would do if they won the state lottery, others have more generalized notions. Examples of common visions individuals have about winning the state lottery include buying new car . . . .

Greyhound

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Greyhound is part of the travel services industry, providing intercity travel within the United States as well as travel packages and mail services. The environment that Greyhound operates in his been effected by the events of September 11. The safety concerns, the decline in air travel and the decline in international travel creates opportunities for . . . .

MORAL CONDUCT IN BUDDHISM

I. INTRODUCTION

Moral conduct or sila is the principle of human behavior that promotes orderly and peaceful existence in a community. Rules of moral conduct are found within every religion and may resemble other codes of behavior to a greater or lesser extend depending on the religious system or teacher from which they originated. Codes of moral behavior . . . .

ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF MANAGEMENT

In order to fully analyze and understand the complete extent and scope of the ethical issues dealers and managers employed by American Honda Motor Company encountered, it is necessary to explain certain facts related to the case. One issue faced by dealers and managers was kickbacks. In this situation, a co-owner and manager would be . . . .

Cushing's disease, as well as Cushing's syndrome, is caused by the overproduction of something called cortisol. Cortisol is "a normal hormone produced in the outer portion, or cortex, of the adrenal glands" (Margulies). Whether your body naturally overproduces this hormone, or your body receives too much cortisol in steroid medications used as treatment for other diseases, it can lead to . . . .

CHILD ABUSE

I. INTRODUCTION

Child abuse is one of the most dangerous and serious problems confronting society, perhaps because of the helplessness and innocence of the victims. What is particularly bothersome about child abuse is that it occurs in all income, racial, religious, and ethnic groups and in urban and rural communities. Likewise, there is no uniform definition of what . . . .

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