Online Courses Many students take online courses, either to fulfill their degree requirements or because of the convenience. Today it is possible to receive a complete bachelor\'s degree online. Lakeland College of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, in collaboration with Convene International, now offers a fully-accredited four year program in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Marketing, and Specialized Administration. Lakeland, a liberal arts college of 3500 students, began offering onl
Can We Say "NO" To Recycling Lately the earth’s capacity to tolerate exploitation and absorb solid wastes disposal has diminished, due to excess trashing. People dispose lots of stuff, and simply do not care. Therefore scientists found out a way to reuse things and that process was called "recycling". This new approach seemed quite successful at the beginning, until its true identity appeared. Recycling first started as man’s best friend, people were intrigued by this new phenomena. What could b
Animation Brad Jordan Paper #5 Section 6 In the past few years animated television shows have become more popular. The characters that the artists create are just as lifelike as any television sitcom. Why do these animated shows draw such a following? There seems to be a trend that is now up and coming. The expense of these shows is competitive with any other sitcom. The artist and producers can create any type of look or theme with these animated characters. The animations are family oriented.
Unequal Representation: Membership Input and Interest Group Decision-Making Introduction Interest groups play a key mediating and representational role in politics. In the theory of pluralist politics, organized groups represent the interests of varied segments of society in the national policy process. These groups organize to represent the views of their members in the halls of Congress, administrative agencies, and federal courthouses, giving voice to their members\' interests in all policy m
Australia Introduction The debates in the Australian Industrial Relations have been over the relative merits of collective bargaining and compulsory arbitration in their various forms. This is only to be expected when one country, as distinct from virtually all others, applies a unique approach to handling a particular set of social problems (Niland : 1982). Argument Collective bargaining in Australia is decentralised in that decisions are made in the organization. However, they may be able to m
Apple Computers Apple Computers astonishing rise during the 1980’s had been an American business success story of epic proportions. For a company that rocketed out a garage in Los Altos Ca. to become a pioneer of the New Information Age. But the 1990’s had gotten off to a rocky start. Apple’s profits were falling under fierce competition. Its outlandish research projects were not panning out. The Mac had held a good ten year lead in technology over all other computers. After reviewing the roller
Business and Technology Introduction Science and technology are advancing at a very rapid rate, but do we really understand all that is going on? Probably not. This paper will identify current issues related to science and technology from the business, governmental, and societal perspectives. However, before we can begin to understand the advances in science and technology, we must know the definitions of them. The Microsoft Encarta 97 Encyclopedia on compact disk defines science as "the observa
MOTHERSHIP CONNECTION PART II: MARKETING PLAN MARKETING PLAN SUMMARY My marketing operation is a simple one, made up of newspaper articles and word of mouth, which is all I will really need to become popular. I intend for my target market to be large therefore I will not need to research them throughly in order to get an idea of who they are. Also the demand for my type of place in this area is high so most of the advertising can be done through word of mouth. A. TARGET MARKET Target Market- As
American History Timeline I. The Prohibition "Experiment" A. Eighteenth Amendment 1. Abolished alcohol 2. Popularity a) Popular- Midwest and South b) Unpopular- East B. Prohibitionists 1. Naive 2. Hostile C. Questionable Conditions 1. Many wanted to violate law just to violate it 2. Wanted a repeal 3. Speakeasies were constructed to drink in without being caught D. Home brew & Bathtub Gin 1. became increasingly popular 2. less liquor was consumed in the days before the amendment II. The Golden A
Cyber Advocacy The right to privacy in America in a basic right, but the new advances in technology threaten this right. With a drastically increasing amount of people using Internet and online services their privacy is at stake and most of them don\'t even know it. Online services are private communities for subscribers only. They are not actually the Internet, but a private service with their own features. However most online services such as America Online offer Internet access through their
Hershey the Great American Chocolate Bar When Jean deCrevecoeur said of the new America, “Here individuals of all nations are melted into a new race of men, whose labors and posterity will one day cause great changes in the world,” he knew what he was talking about. Americans have changed the world in many ways with their own contributions. One contribution that many Americans and people all over the world can’t live with out is chocolate and a candy bar called Hershey. Chocolate comes from the
Video Game Violence Critics are obsessed with the esthetics of video game violence. The debate about increasing levels of realism in computer games is an adding to the debate. Video game violence has even entered the political arena. Are violent video games targeting the youth of America? Is violence in video games the way the industry does business? The answer to this question is no. Violent games are just a small corner of the market that is annually targeted by politicians. Advances of comput
DuPonts DuPont is one of the oldest continuously operating industrial enterprises in the world. The company was established in 1802 near Wilmington, Delaware, by a French immigrant, Eleuthιre Irιnιe du Pont de Nemours, to produce black powder. E. I. du Pont had been a student of Antoine Lavoisier, the father of modern chemistry, and he brought to America some new ideas about the manufacture of consistently reliable gun and blasting powder. His product ignited when it was supposed to, in a manner
National Treatment and Market Acess for Goods PART TWO TRADE IN GOODS Chapter Three National Treatment and Market Access for Goods •Section A - National Treatment •Section B - Tariffs •Section C - Non-Tariff Measures •Section D - Consultations ----------------------------------------------------------------- ------- Article 300: Scope and Coverage This Chapter applies to trade in goods of a Party, including: (a) goods covered by Annex 300-A (Trade and Investment in the Automotive Sector), (b) go
Identify the general facts of the McLaren F1 The McLaren F1 is capable of 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and a top speed in excess of 240 mph. This makes it the fastest production car in the world. During development work, McLaren driver Jonathan Palmer drove F1 prototype XP3 around Italy\'s 7.5 mile Nardo test track at 231 mph. But for the tight nature of the track, the car could have gone even faster. Early in 1998 this record was broken at Volkswagon\'s test track with a recorded speed of 241 mph
The Roswell Incident DO YOU BELIEVE IN ALIENS? There is a farming town on the outskirts of the New Mexico desert that is famous for its\' crazy tourists. A small town in the middle of what seems nowhere, Roswell has been a spot of interest since... well, since it was a spot of extraterrestrial interest. The small town of Roswell seems to have been a crash-landing site for a UFO saucer. Since 1947, Roswell has been more than just a speculative secret. Thousands of people research the Roswell inci
Procurement Management Overview: Despite some disagreement on the exact nature of the future of supply chain management development, it would appear inarguable that as corporations continue their preparations to enter the new millennium, the global environment will increasingly serve as a critical element in the value creation process of supply chain management. International trade will exceed $17 trillion by 2020. Global logistics represents nearly 20% of the world’s gross national product. A c
A Discussion on Multimedia Multimedia, or mixed-media, systems offer presentations that integrate effects existing in a variety of formats, including text, graphics, animation, audio, and video. Such presentations first became commercially available in very primitive form in the early 1980s, as a result of advances that have been made in digital compression technology-- particularly the difficult area of image compression. Multimedia online services are obtainable through telephone/computer or t
ADOBE MAGAZINE (Publisher - Adobe Systems Inc.) Established 1989 Editorial Profile Adobe Magazine is edited to support and educate users of Adobe\'s desktop-publishing and graphics software. Its contents include detailed software how-tos, profiles of interesting users, in-depth articles on electronic publishing-related topics, Adobe product Q&A, and profiles of industry leaders. In 1997, Adobe expanded their editorial outlook to cover a broader range of Adobe\'s publishing and digital-media prod
Sentiment Expression Industry "I love this business," exults Robert Kaynes Jr., vice president of sales (and grandson of the founder) at Bron Shoe, the Columbus, Ohio-based company responsible for putting millions of pairs of bronzed baby shoes on bookshelves in the homes of loving parents across America for the past 75 years. "It may sound schmaltzy" Kaynes concedes, "but it\'s a schmaltzy business. We\'re selling sentiment." Still, how do you market a memory? For companies like Hallmark, FTD,
Ergonomics Business strive for high production at low cost. This would result in the highest profit for a company. To many businesses, this is only a mirage. This is because the \'low cost\' of the business usually results in a \'high cost\' for the employees. This high cost is lower quality workplace items, lower salaries, less benefits, etc. These costs create an upset workplace environment. Companies understand that the more efficient their workers are, the more productive their business will
MANAGING PEOPLE IN AN ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT THEORY & PRACTICE SESSION 1998/99 PROJECT PAPER PREPARED BY: BHUPINDER SINGH NG KENG YII NIKKI LEE SIEW HONG ______________________ ___________________________________________________________________ MANAGING PEOPLE IN AN ACQUISITION CONTENTS 1.0 OBJECTIVE OF THIS PAPER 2.0 INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND 2.1 External Environment 2.2 Chronology To Events 2.3 Objectives for Acquisition and Opportunity for RHB 3.0 CORPORATION PROFILE 3.1 RHB Bank Organizati
THE ROBBER BARONS OF THE 19TH CENTURY Cornelius Vanderbuilt... ... an ill educated, ungrammatical, coarse, and ruthless, but clear-visioned man. He started his millions in the steamboat industry. As a young boy he went to work for a small steamboat owner, Thomas Gibbons. After learning how to operate a steamboat, he designed one and persuaded Gibbons to build it. Vanderbuilt\'s slogans of low prices for superior rates attracted many customers. But an unknown to the passengers was that the food a
Anne Geddes Essay Diana Tieman Born and raised in Queensland, Australia, Anne Geddes has always been interested in the strength that a photographic image could hold. One of the world’s most respected and successful professional photographers, Anne has caught the imagination and hearts of people around the world. Her unique, award-winning images of children appear on greeting cards, calendars, books, stationary, photo-albums, and a variety of other fine products, and are currently published in ov
Southwest Airlines Case Study As the airline industry continues to become more competitive, each airline is being forced to find a way to stay afloat. Southwest Airlines seems to have found their niche by offering what some might consider superior customer service that exceeds all other airlines. Since deregulation occurred in 1978, the competition in the airlines industry has increased tremendously. The other major airlines are now being forced to try to compete with Southwest, not only in the
The Devil In the present-day popular culture, the devil is a commonplace image that conveys different implications to every individual. There is no single definition to the term, or physical description to identify, because his existence has never been confirmed. On the other hand, some descriptions are universal to the majority of civilization. In this semiotic analysis, I will examine the devil and interpret the connotations relative to the popular sign. Since the devil did not come into being
Retailing Strategies of The Limited Inc. Retailing Management Dr. Heiens AMKT 551 Jason Myers Table of Contents Introduction ………………………………………………………… 3 Products and Target Markets ………………………………………. 5 Growth Objectives ………………………………………………… 8 Competition ………………………………………………………. 8 Site Location ……………………………………………………… 9 Marketing and Promotion …………………………………………. 10 A.Introduction The Limited, Inc. is an international company committed to building a family of the world\'s best fashion brands that will maxim
Binge Drinking on College Campus I. Introduction Binge drinking is defined as the consumption of five or more drinks in a row on at least one occasion according to the most of binge drinking studies. In the study conducted by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration pointed out about two third of high school seniors and 42 percent of college students reported at least one occasion of binge drinking every two weeks (Source 1). Also as o the study done by Harvard School of Public
The Investment Industry The investment industry is composed of a wide variety of firms. The main players include independent full line brokerage firms, investment bank subsidiaries of chartered banks, and discount brokers. Independent full line brokerage firms offer a wide range of services, including underwriting, trading of stocks, advice and research. In essence, the full service brokerage subsidiaries of chartered banks offer the same services, however, banks\' brokerage firms may have a lar
The History of Phamaceutical Compounding The profession of pharmacy was founded in the art and science of compounding medications. The beginning of compounding dates back to medieval times with priests, monks, and medicine men. Specialization first occurred in the early 9th century in the civilized world around Baghdad. Over time it gradually spread to Europe as alchemy evolved into chemistry as doctors began to abandon beliefs that were not demonstrable in the physical world. During this time,
The Legalization of Marijuana for All Purposes Drugs are major problem in our society today. Although the Canadian government has taken measures against drugs, in stiffening laws concerning the cultivation and trafficking of drugs and various media awareness programs, the problem continues to get worse. The government is exercising many options to control the problem or even solve the problem. It seems as if the "war on drugs" is a futile war or at least next to impossible to win. The government
The Internet It was to be the great equalizer. The Internet, with its octopus-like, global reach and affordable commercial real estate, was going to rewrite the rules of commerce, giving corporate CEOs and small-time home-business owners even odds at pioneering this digital shopping frontier. Online advocates gushed over how the Net would foster never-before seen head-to-head competition between the commercial Davids and Goliaths in a forum where ideas and ingenuity, not just money and clout, ma
European Union EUROPEAN STUDIES A "The common market shall extend to agriculture and trade in agricultural products. ‘Agricultural products’ means the products of the soil, of stock-farming and of fisheries and products of first-stage processing directly related to these products....The operation and development of the common market for agricultural products must be accompanied by the establishment of a common agricultural policy among the Member States” (1) From the beginning of the European Un
Smoking In the past few moths, there has been serious debate over a new settlement entitled the National Tobacco Agreement. People have been arguing over the points in this proposed law, some saying it’s too light of a sentence and others expressing their acceptance of it. Before making your own decision, you should consider the points in the agreement and those made by the general public. But before we investigate these highlights, it is interesting to know just what began this compromise that
IBM The dominance that IBM enjoyed over the computer industry from the mid-1950\'s to the mid-1970\'s was not achieved primarily through superior technology, but through superior marketing and customer service. IBM realized that customer were interested in solutions to problems rather that the technical merits of a machine. With this in mind, IBM took a total-system approach to computers, not just a central processing unit approach. Even early on, IBM realized that it was important to make its p
Sex Sells? Jim Wright English 101 Sexual content is used in advertisements, but the way that it is presented depends on the target audience. In advertisements directed at men, the women are shown wearing little or nothing at all. When people look at a man in an advertisement directed at men, the man tends to have a strong masculine physique. When women are presented in advertisements directed towards women, they are shown conducting theirself in a respectful way. In advertisements targeting fema
Dwight D. Eisenhower In November of 1952 General Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected to the office of President of the United States. It was the first time a Republican was elected since Herbert Hoover in 1928. The Eisenhower administration started at a rather awkward time, both politically and economically. First of all there was a war on. The Korean War had begun in June of 1950 and was still waging. As was usual for wartime the country was economically prosperous. However, the war had caused Pre
The Republic of Croatia Country Report Operations Management Ellen Elkins Friday, August 22, 1997 TABLE OF CONTENTS Country Overview 3 Future Prospects 3 Economic Overview 4 Foreign Investment 5 Currency/Capital Markets 7 Industry 7 The Insurance Regulatory Environment 7 Insurance Market 8 Market Composition 8 Competition 9 Profiles 10 Market Access 11 Distribution 12 Conclusion 12 Country Overview The Republic of Croatia, situated along the eastern coastline of the Adriatic Sea, is an independe
Mothers in the Workplace As Barbra drops Jessica off at the regular day-care, staffed with well-trained, caring professionals, she stops to think for a moment. Is this the right thing for our daughter? Should my husband or me stay home with Jessica, even though we can\'t afford to? Will day-care cause problems for Jessica that we can not foresee? These are just a few questions that a mother might ask herself as she gets herself off to work. Most working mothers feel like their dedication should
Baskin-Robbins We chose to buy a Baskin-Robbins franchise. As ice cream fanatics, we felt that this franchise would appeal to a wide age range. Because of this wide audience, the hopes for success are greater. Baskin-Robbins is a major part of Allied Domecq, a company with interests in Food Manufacturing, Retailing, Brewing, and the Wholesale of spirits and Wines. Ever since it was founded in 1945, the Baskin-Robbins concept has been a simple one-- to provide customers with 31 flavors, one for e
A Look At A Career In Community Pharmacy "...Pharmacists are the principal resource to patients and other health professionals in assuring appropriate use of, and optimal therapeutic outcomes from medications" (Shall I Study Pharmacy 1). Pharmacists are health care professionals responsible for the dispensation of prescription and non-prescription medications. Many pharmacists are consultants to the general public along with physicians and other health care providers. One of the earliest known p
Ford Mustang Situation Analysis: Ford Mustang Prepared for: Dr. Alan Wunsch, Vice President of Sales and Marketing Ford Motors Corporation Prepared by: YOUR NAME President and Owner of TDI Consulting YOUR ADDRESS November 8, 1998 HISTORY OF THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY The automotive industry started in 1893 when Charles and Frank Duryea designed and built the first gasoline-engine-propelled motor vehicle. This invention opened the doors to the automotive industry. During the next 30 years, many peop
DVD VS. DIVX Consumer Product Investigation The 1990’s have seen a have boost in consumer electronic sales. Families are now able to purchase former big ticket items such as computers for under $800.00 and VCR’s for under $100.00. Prices for these product have fallen dramatically due to consumer usage and competition. In addition it is also common place to find individuals hooking up their stereo to their televisions and VCR’s, and adding surround sound systems. This phenomenon in consumer elect
Aviation The airline industry has been subject of intense price competition since it was deregulated, and the result has been a number of new carriers which specialize in regional service and no-frills operations. These carriers typically purchase older aircraft and often operate outside the industry-wide computerized reservations system. In exchange for these inconveniences, passengers receive low fares relative to the industry as a whole. This research examines two low fare air carriers, ValuJ
How Can Artificial Intelligence Help Us? Introductory Paragraph, including thesis statement I. Description of Artificial Intelligence A. Descriptions of AI 1. Definition of AI 2. Coined in 1956 B. How AI can be achieved 1. Specialized software 2. Specialized computer systems 3. Add-on applications C. How can we measure the ability to think 1. Relative brain-power 2. Usefulness of the application II. How AI is developed A. Neural Networks 1. Membrane of neurodes 2. Chain of past experiences 3. Le
Montgomery Ward Montgomery Ward & Co., Incorporated is a multi-billion dollar retailer, one of the oldest and largest in the nation. The company operates specialty stores, distribution centers and product service centers from coast to coast. Its primary business is specialty retailing with a focus in the areas of apparel, fine jewelry, appliances and electronics, furniture, homewares and automotive accessories. The history of Montgomery Ward is a true American success story. Aaron Montgomery War
GEOGRAPHY The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with an area of about 865,000 square miles, occupies the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula, located in the southwest of Asia. Saudi Arabia lies at the crossroads of three continents - Europe, Asia and Africa. It extends from the Red Sea in the west to the Arabian Gulf in the east. To the north, it borders on Jordan, Iraq and Kuwait, and to the south, on Yemen and Oman. To the east lie the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain. Saudi Arabia\'s terrain is varie
Business CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION Business plays a major role within our society. It is a creative and competitive activity that continuously contributes to the shaping of our society. By satisfying the needs and wants people cannot satisfy themselves, businesses improve the quality of life for people. It is a way for individuals to provide goods and services to consumers, and at the same time, produce a profit for themselves. Businesses are not only important because they provide goods and servi
CONTENT ON THE INTERNET: FREE OR FETTERED? Focus: This paper examines the nature of the problem caused by potentially offensive material on the Internet and summarizes current efforts to regulate content, along with reactions to those efforts. 1. Introduction: what is the problem? Earlier last year, anyone could have been forgiven for believing that the world had just discovered the Internet, and that it had, in the process, concluded that the Internet was awash with pornographic images, drugs i
Pornography and Freedom of Speech When the first amendment was written, it was not intended to be used as an excuse for society to make such filth as pornography obtainable to men, women, and children alike. The pornography situation of today’s society significantly contributes to the decline of the country’s moral standards in several different ways (Leone 105). The many different types of pornography pose a sobering threat to society in general and the family in particular by presenting them w