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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 . . . .

HISTORY AND LEGACY OF THE NEGRO LEAGUES

The history of the Negro League in baseball has recently received new interest after a half a century of benign neglect. Baseball fans realize that Blacks played baseball before 1974, of course, because they know that Jackie Robinson moved out of the Negro Leagues to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers, thus integrating what most people thought of as " . . . .

CASE ANALYSIS FOR STARBUCKS

I. SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS

A. ENVIRONMENT

Important environmental factors relating to a firm include economic, cultural and social values, current values and trends, political and legal factors, and environmental threats or opportunities. These elements may impact or otherwise threaten a firm's success or opportunities for improving a firm's . . . .

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 . . . .

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 . . . .

Submarine Culture in Jules Verne's "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea"

This paper presents a detailed discussion about Jules Verne's book Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea. The writer of this paper takes the reader on an exploratory journey of the story itself then works to compare the culture of the people on the submarine to the actual cultures. The writer finishes with a . . . .

TOYOTA'S PRIUS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

With the increased level of awareness of the environment, automotive car manufacturers vie on the viability of selling environmentally hybrid cars. Leading this group are Honda and Toyota. The following is a market analysis of the position of Toyota's Prius. It analyzes the following factors:

Situation of the firm in the market

The . . . .

Perceptions of Race and Racial Difference in Ancient Greece:

Classical Greek Ethnicity and its Expression/Conception in Aristotelian Philosophy

The world known to modern philosophy and anthropology is linearly far more expansive than that with which the Classical Greco-Roman world was familiar. Modern thought has spanned the globe, and pondered the mysteries of civilizations in . . . .

REGULATING THE ACCOUNTING INDUSTRY

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss regulation of the accounting industry, which is currently self-regulated. Is regulation necessary, and if so, why?

THE ACCOUNTING INDUSTRY

Currently, the accounting industry is a "self-regulating" industry, which means they set their own rules, and abide by them . . . .

Environmental Themes in Grapes of Wrath

This essay reviews environmental themes from the following five books: Dust Bowl by Donald Worster, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, Everglades: River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Killing Mr. Watson by Peter Matthiessen, and River of Lakes by Bill Belleville. This paper discusses the role that culture has played in environmental . . . .

The Powerful Stakeholder Policy to Prevent Industrial Environmental Impact

Friedman's stakeholder theory emphasizes the critical function of stakeholders in determining company's goals and responsibilities. Responsibility in a corporation is stated as individual role of each employee and manager to act and report to the upper level and finally to the decision-making boards.

As . . . .

teaching English to non-English speaking people for the purpose of conflict resolution

This paper presents a discussion regarding the importance of teaching English to non-English speaking people for the purpose of conflict resolution. The writer uses several examples of common conflicts in which the understanding of the English language would have made communication much easier. There . . . .

General Norman Schwarzkopf

General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. was born in Trenton, New Jersey on August 22 in the year 1934. He was named after his father, who was a West Point graduate and a decorated veteran of the Armed Forces, much like the younger Schwarzkopf has now become. General Schwarzkopf himself graduated from West Point in 1956 and has become one of our generation's most . . . .

Florida's Homeless

Introduction and Demographics

Causes

Resources -Federal, State, Local

Needs

Closing

Florida's Homeless

The state of Florida is faced with a serious crisis in which there is no easy solution. The state is currently failing to provide adequate shelter and affordable housing for its rapidly increasing homeless population.

. . . .

Integrated Urban Port and Harbor Planning with Environmental Assessment and Coast Guard Facilities

Port planning is a multifaceted project that involves technical, operational, economic, social, and environmental aspects. The projects may range from terminal rehabilitation until altering the whole area into a communal park, involving several different aspects in economic, social, . . . .

INTERNAL MEMO

Subject: Burger Delight Expansion to Kenya was recently contacted by the Kenyan Minister of Trade and Commerce in relation to Burger Delight commencing operations in Kenya. With the Minster's support for this, I have investigated the Kenyan market to ascertain whether it would be a viable market to enter. Based on this research, I have concluded that the possibility is . . . .

Creating food that will be enjoyed as an experience rather than simply as sustenance is a strong motivation in my life and my future goals reflect that desire. The possibility of owning my own restaurant has some appeal. The thing that would be most attractive about that would be that I would have the opportunity to develop a reputation that would draw clientele because they appreciated my . . . .

comparison of Inca and Spanish ideas regarding the roles of females and males

This paper presents a detailed description and comparison of the Inca and Spanish ideas regarding the roles of females and males. The writer uses examples of similarities and differences to illustrate the point.

TAKING STEPS BACKWARDS

As the world continues to globalize, mankind pats itself on . . . .

WHY I COPIED MY FRIEND STEPHANIE'S ESSAY ON A TIME TO KILL

I. REASONS FOR COPYING MY FRIEND'S ESSAY AND TURNING IT IN AS MY OWN

There are several reasons why I copied my friend Stephanie's essay on A Time to Kill by John Grisham and turned it in as my own. First, due to various academic and social commitments, I did not have sufficient time to read John Grisham's A Time to Kill . . . .

History. Records show that traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is more than 2,000 years old, although there exist other written records that date back to 3,500 years earlier (Maclean and Shane 1999) and archaeological evidence that suggests it began at least 5,000 years ago. Although called traditional, it actually went through a series of changes and adaptations to various influences, such as . . . .

Asthma is a condition of the bronchial tubes characterized by episodes of constriction and increased mucous production. A person with asthma has bronchial tubes that are super sensitive to various stimuli, or triggers, that can produce asthma symptom.

In other words, asthmatics have special sensitivity that causes their lung tissue to react far more than is should to various stimulating . . . .

Cross-Cultural Issues for African Americans

Chapter Three:

The chapter on African Americans primarily discusses three main cross-cultural issues. The first and most obvious one is the physical difference between white and black Americans, which is more pronounced than between Caucasians and any other minority group. This leads to an immediate, visual acknowledgment of difference . . . .

racial profiling in Law Enforcement

This paper presents a detailed examination of racial profiling in Law Enforcement. The writer takes the reader on an exploratory journey through the issues that surround racial profiling and discusses the various problems that are encountered. There were seven sources used to complete this paper.

INTRODUCTION

Racial profiling is a topic . . . .

Executive Compensation Programs and Incentives

In 1996 the average salary plus bonus for CEOs was $2.3 million. After other benefits were added, this sum rose to $5,781,300. Beginning with Revlon executive Michael Bergerac who broke the $1 million mark in 1974, executive pay and bonus plans have soared to mind-boggling proportions. Although various governmental agencies have set limits . . . .

WHY CELL PHONE USE SHOULD BE BANNED WHILE DRIVING

I. INTRODUCTION

Cellular telephones are fast becoming an important factor in highway safety. "Cellular phones are becoming increasingly universal, marked by a 1,685% increase in the number of users from 1988 to 1995." (Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association). There are many studies currently being made looking into . . . .

LEECHES: Bloodsuckers, Life-and-Limb-Savers

Abstract. "Nothing works as well as leeches when we need to get blood out of a (body) part."

Concannon).

Blood clotting is a life-saving body process, but when it endangers life or prevents the resolution of a torn tissue, leeches can come in handy. They have shown their worth as natural blood thinners, painkillers and surgical . . . .

CAN EITHER OF THE DRIVING FORCES BE AUGMENTED OR THE RESTRAINING FORCES BE REDUCED?

This question deals directly with the management expert Kurt Lewin's analysis of the crux of improving efficiency as the increasing of productive or driving forces in the workplace, and the decreasing of restraining or hostile forces. (Accel-Team.com, 2000 Force Field Analysis) How can a state of . . . .

American Tax System vs. Other Countries

The federal government first imposed an individual income tax in 1862 as an emergency means of financing the Civil War. It also established the Bureau of Internal Revenue, predecessor of the Internal Revenue Service. Tax rates were 3 percent on income from $600 to $10,000 and 5 percent on income above $10,000. Later in the war the maximum rate . . . .

wire-tapping, computer privacy, and cell phones in the age of terrorism

This paper presents a detailed discussion about wire-tapping, computer privacy, and cell phones in the context of the age of terrorism that America finds itself entrenched in. The writer explores the capabilities as well as the possibilities when it comes to the maintenance or invasion of privacy in these venues. . . . .

speech problems and psychological damage from Cleft lips and cleft palates

Introduction

Cleft lips and cleft palates are among the most common of birth defects and if left untreated can lead to serious speech problems as well as psychological damage that can result both from those speech and communication problems as well as from the ostracism that a child with a facial deformity . . . .

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