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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
Hungary Hungary is one of the forty countries in Europe. Its capital is Budapest. Hungary is the smallest country in Central Europe. It is ninety - three thousand, thirty six square miles. It is divided into two halves, east and west, by the Danube river that runs threw it. There is a big plain that is very flat east of the Danube river called the Great Hungarian plain. It is also known as the “waste land.” It is twenty thousand square miles. There are few bushes there but parts have rich soil f
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
Celestial Eyes -- from Metamorphosis to Masterpiece by Charles Scribner III 1. Francis Cugat\'s jacket for The Great Gatsby. New York: Charles Scribner\'s Sons, 1925. First Edition Facsimile published by Collectors Reprints, Inc., New York, 1988. In my 1990 F. Scott Fitzgerald seminar at the University of South Carolina, I discussed the thematic connections between The Great Gatsby and its original dust jacket, mentioning the mystery of Francis Cugat (or F. Coradal-Cugat). Little is known about
Theory of Human Development What makes a person what they are? Why does a person do what they do? Where does personality come from and how does it grow? These are some frequently asked questions when discussing the topic of personality. The latter of the questions is actually an answer in itself. Personality does originate from a specific point, and from then on it continues to grow and become exponentially more complex. This core point from which personality begins and the growth of it will be
HISTORY Early Explorers Spanish, Dutch or Japanese explorers may have stopped at the Hawaiian Islands as early as the 1500’s. But the rest of the world did not hear of the islands until Captain James Cook of the British Navy discovered them on January 18, 1778. Captain Cook named the Hawaiian Islands “The Sandwich Islands” in honor of the Earl of Sandwich who was the first Lord of the British admiralty. The island people treated Captain Cook very well because they thought he was a god. In l779,
Hong Kong Hong Kong, British dependency in eastern Asia, on the South China Sea, bordered by China on the north. It is made up of many islands, a portion of the mainland, and a considerable expanse of water surface. It has a land area of 1076 sq km (415 sq mi). Despite its small size, Hong Kong plays an important role in the world economy. Geography The dependency can be divided into three main regions—Hong Kong Island and nearby islets; the mainland Kowloon Peninsula and Stonecutters Island; an
Lewis and Clark Meriwether Lewis, Lewis was a United States explorer and administrator. Lewis and William Clark led an expedition to explore uncharted lands in America from 1804 to 1806. They traveled several thousand miles from St. Louis to Pacific Ocean and back. Lewis was born near Charlottesville, Virginia. In 1794 he joined a local militia to put down the Whiskey Rebellion, after that he joined the regular army. He became President Thomas Jefferson’s private secretary from 1801 to 1803. Aft
The Civil War a military conflict between the United States of America (the Union) and the Confederate States of America (the Confederacy) from 1861 to 1865. The American Civil War is sometimes called the War Between the States, the War of Rebellion, or the War for Southern Independence. It began on April 12, 1861, when Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard opened fire on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, and lasted until May 26, 1865, when the last Confederate army surrendered
The Crucible INTRODUCTION The Crucible by Arthur Miller was written during the early 1950s at the time of Senator Joseph McCarthy\'s House Un-American Activities Committee hearings on the infiltration of Communism in the United States and the loyalty to democracy of many prominent U.S. citizens. The McCarthy hearings pitted artists and performers against each other as they were called to testify about their own loyalty and what they knew about the loyalty of others. Although some critics have su
Ben-Hur Every so often in cinema history there is a movie which supersedes all those before it. Only a select few films actually advance the quality of the overall cinematic world. Ben-Hur is a movie which dared to do so. Near the end of 1959 this film crashed on to the entire world. The budget and subsequent special effects of Ben-Hur made it a movie which can, and continues to, stand the test of time. MGM films dumped an unprecedented $15,000,000 into the production of this epic tale. (Benet
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN ZIMBABWE Description: Pretty much self explanatory. This paper discusses the economic development in the country if Zimbabwe detailing the countries economic successes and reasons for them. Economic Development in Zimbabwe The country of Zimbabwe is one of the most economically developed on the African continent . A fairly young political entity, Zimbabwe has only enjoyed recognized autonomy since 1980, the year in which the United Kingdom repealed its imperialistic claim
Japan Japan is a country made from four major islands. Though its area is small, each region has different tastes. The country has the population of 123.6 millions according to the 1990 census, or 2.5 % of the world total, and it is the seventh most populated nation according to The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Japan.(5, p.25). Japanese political and economical world power has been one of the success stories of the twentieth century. Though small in geographic area, its popularity is the seventh g
Bilingual Education Volk 1 Tyler Volk Mrs. Lundstrom English IV, Period 6 21 December 1998 Bilingual Ed. For decades, immigrant children have been taught in their native languages in schools across the country while slowly and simultaneously receiving English as a second language. But like anything, bilingual education is not without its flaws. In fact, it\'s plagued with them. After many years of bilingual education in the United States, one thing is certain: it does not work, and it is failing
“Jammin’,” Life in Jamaica I. Introduction II. Recent History III. Geography A. Resources B. Problems C. Land Use IV. Economy A. Hurricane Gilbert B. Problems V. Government VI. People VII. Music A. Types B. Business C. Riddims D. Festivals E. Religious Effects VIII. Bob Marley IX. Tourism X. Conclusion “Jammin’,” Life in Jamaica Jamaica is the reggae capital of the Universe. It is the location of the poorest slums in the World. It is the center of the Rastafarian Movement. The Caribbean’s larges
A Comparison of Islam and Christianity Middle East Grade: A (90%) System: IB There are hundreds of religions in this world. Of them two are the most prominent. Islam and Christianity. It is averaged that there are 750 million people practicing Islam, and another 1 billion practicing Christianity. The start of Islam is actually derived form Christianity, history books indicates that one night in the year 610, the first of many revelations came to Muhammad from God by way of the angel Gabriel (In
Television Technology surrounds us today like never before. Everywhere and anywhere we go there is something that technology has produced being used. The funny thing about technology is that we use it everyday without realizing or thinking that it is technology. We take it for granted. Thirty years ago the idea of a portable computer that could be carried around by anyone was unthinkable. In fact the technology we have now is being outdated at this very second by new technology in the world. The
The South Coast Air Basin The District is the exclusive local agency within the South Coast Air Basin with responsibility for comprehensive control of air pollution from all sources other than emissions from motor vehicles. The District is one of several multi-county agencies in California where the geography and demography combine to make local control of air pollution most practical on a regional basis. The South Coast Air Basin generally comprises those natural geopgrphical areas where air qu
Ernest Hemingway Many people find it hard to believe that the struggle between fish and fisherman is really a struggle at all. In The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway shows how very hard this struggle can be. Hemingway portrays the story of an old fisherman, Santiago, who has not caught a fish in the past eighty-four days. On the eighty-fifth day Santiago hooks a huge blue marlin that proceeds to pull Santiago and his skiff out to sea for four days. Through his struggle Santiago proves himse
Charles Darwin and the Development and impact of the Theory of Evolution by Natural and Sexual Selection Introduction It is commonly thought today that the theory of evolution originated from Darwin in the nineteenth century. However, the idea that species mutate over time has been around for a long time in one form or another. Therefore, by Darwin’s time the idea that species change from one type into another was by no means new, but was rejected by most because the proponents of evolution coul
Greece This project was chosen for a number of reasons. One reason is the heritage of one member of our team. Another reason for choosing this particular project, is that we are both interested in the subject. We had some resources that may not have been available to most others in this class. This report will cover how this small country, with poor geography, little in the way of resources, and inadequate communications, became the most powerful empire of it\'s time. The mountains of Greece wer
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
Poetry and Unity Carolyn Forche uses silence, speech and memory to show political and personal space exists in experience. Throughout The Country Between Us, Forche presents different stories of suffering, revealing the way politics intersects personal freedom, consciousness and behavior. As Forche reveals in her writing, people tend to forget that politics shades perceptions. In an interview by David Montenegro, Forche said: Sometimes, in the course of speaking about Central America, the subj
Nationalism Nationalism can be viewed as the single most important force in shaping history. It has caused the creation and disintegration of countless countries and unions, and has been the cause of nearly every major war. Its power over history is understandable. Nationalism is the sense of unity present in a group of people of similar ethnic or cultural background. It carries with it a feeling of separation from, and often superiority to, other nationalities. At the end of the nineteenth cent
Net Ads It grew. Fast because it was left to its own devices and filled unmet needs.... The explosive growth of the Internet is not a fad or a fluke, but the result of a digital free market unleashed. (Christopher Anderson) What is the Internet? From where did it come? What changes in society contributed to its rise? How has the Net, in turn, impacted American society? And what does the Internet\'s impact mean to advertisers today and in the future? This report will explore these questions and
Urban Decline of Major U.S. Cities This paper will examine the extent and severity with which the industrial cities of the United States are declining socially as technological sophistication increases, under the weight of the twenty-first century. The paper also investigates the causes and some of the effects of the migration from the modern city, and how that migration is can be viewed as both a cause and effect of the social and economic degradation of the modern city. Imagine being alive abo
OVERVIEW OF GANGS Originally the word gang had no negative connotation. In Old English, gang simply referred to a number of people who went around together-a group. Today a gang can be defined in four basic ways: • an organized group with a leader • a unified group that usually remains together during peaceful times as well as times of conflict • a group whose members show unity through clothing, language • a group whose activities are criminal or threatening to the larger society. Gangs are o
Geography report- Car Tarriff Cuts In South Australia Title of Paper : Geography report- Car Tarriff Cuts In South Australia Grade Received on Report : B Most teenagers these days think sport shoes like Nike Or Reebok are too expensive. Parents also think cars cost too much. The Federal Government is about to consider slashing a special charge known as a tariff. The tariff puts a percentage on products like shoes and cars that come from overseas. Most people will agree with the government to
Athens THE ANCIENT CITY OF ATHENS is a photographic archive of the archaeological and architectural remains of ancient Athens (Greece). It is intended primarily as a resource for students of classical languages, civilization, art, archaeology, and history at Indiana University who may wish to take a virtual tour of the chief excavated regions and extant monuments. We also hope that this site will be useful to all who have an interest in archaeological exploration and the recovery, interpretati
Geography Geography is the study of people, their environments, and their resources. Latitude is the measure of distances north or south of the Equator. Longitude is the measure of distances east or west of the Prime Meridian. Migration is the moving of people from one area to another. Interdependence is the dependence of countries on goods, the resources, and knowledge from other parts of the world. The four map projections are as follows: The Mercator Projection which was invented in 1596 and
The Effects of Geography on Middle Eastern Culture Geography affects ways that people live and is an important part of what we know as a culture. The geography of an area affects those who live there by its social, moral, and political influence on the society. Geography encompasses topography, vegetation, and specific features that an area has. The geography of an area helps to pose the following questions: What will we do for jobs?, Where will we live?, and what will we be able to eat? The ans
Physical Geography Essay: Glaciers a) In what ways do glaciers erode? (8) The almighty glacier can be very powerful when it moves, eroding anything that gets in its way. The glacier erodes in a number of ways, be it by abrasion, plucking or dilation, their paths of erosion rarely go unnoticed. Abrasion occurs when there are debris between the bedrock and the icesheet or in the lower layer of ice. This layer of debris is pressed against the ice and grinds away material from the bedrock as the gla
Climate In order to investigate the effects of geography on climate, I selected two cities, both on the same continent, both at approximately the same latitude, and both on major bodies of water. I compared the monthly temperature and precipitation averages of New York City with the monthly temperature and precipitation averages of San Francisco. I also recorded the daily temperatures of the two cities over the course of three months. What I found is reflected in this report. New York City and S
OBSTACLES TO THE INTEGRATION OF THE INTERNET INTO AMERICAN SOCIETY Geography 100 Outline I. Introduction -- Internet usage is rapidly increasing but serious barriers to widespread integration must be overcome before the Internet is fully integrated into the “typical” American lifestyle. II. Brief history: ARPANET to Internet to WWW III. Barriers to widespread Internet use remain to be overcome. A. Internet Complexity B. Economics C. Security Issues IV. Concerns and Hopes Contrary to the marketin
Corporate Vision Table of Contents Corporate Overview Principles Dual Franchise In Financial Management · Private Client-Asset Management · Corporate and Institutional Client Group Facts at a Glance · 1st Quarter 1997 Results · End of 1st Quarter 1997 Corporate Overview Merrill Lynch & Co., Incorporated is a Delaware based holding company formed in 1973. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Merrill Lynch provides to its clients a range of financial services such as investments, financing, an
Moutains I. INTRODUCTION A mountain is an elevated land mass usually higher than its surroundings. Some are isolated, but they usually appear in ranges(MsBs95W32). A group of ranges closely related in form, origin, and alignment is a mountain system; an elongated group of systems is a chain; and a complex of ranges, systems, and chains continental in extent is a cordillera, zone, or belt.(MsBs95W32). Some mountains are remains of plateaus, mesas, and buttes, through erosion(Summerfield). Other
Economic Reasons for American Independence Eleven years before America had declared it\'s independence there was 1,450,000 white and 400,000 Negro subjects of the crown. The colonies extended from the Atlantic to the Appalachian barrier. The life in these thirteen colonies was primarily rural, the economy based on agriculture, most were descended from the English, and politics were only the concern of land owners. Throughout these prosperous colonies, only a small portion of the population were
NICHOLAS COPERNICUS INTRO- Copernicus was one man who it can be justly said changed the universe- or at least the human population’s perception of it. Copernicus was sometimes honored with the name, Father of Astronomy. He was constantly observing and studying the stars. It is ironic that although he was raised by a prominent catholic bishop that he later presented to the world a new view on the heavens- and the church was not receptive. Childhood-history A. born February 19, 1473 in Torun, Pola
Greek Review Assignment I. Effects of geography upon existence. How did they make a living? 1. rough terrain- mountain ranges separating deep valleys. 2. not enough farmland to feed people- forced to the sea to find food. 3. surrounded by seas on 3 sides, many harbors. 4. farmers raised grains, figs, olives, and grapes. 5. not enough basic food supplies led farmers to grow grapes and olives, the wine and oil could be sold abroad. 6. business in ancient Greece centered around farming. II. Types o
Brunei Darussalam This is a report on Brunei. Brunei\'s full name is Nation of Brunei. In Malay it\'s called Negara Brunei Darusslam. The sultan in Brunei has over 33 billion dollars, but the country itself is very small. It is the richest country in the world. The sultan has over 200 cars and over 800 rooms in his palace. The yellow color on the flag repersents the royal family. This report is filled with many more interesting facts about Brunei and has many different topics such as Geography,
Ponce de Leon and the Early Exploration of Florida Juan Ponce de Leon was born in 1460, in Tierra de Campos Paleia, in Leon, Spain (Ponce, 1996). He came from a noble family and entered the royal household as a page for Pedro Nunez de Guzman, at the Court of Aragon. Later, young Ponce de Leon would become a solider for Spain and fight in the battles to drive the Moors from Granada (Blassingame, 1991). In 1493, Leon sailed with Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to America (Ponce, 1996). H
Ptolemy Claudius Ptolemaeus, also known as Ptolemy, was a Greek/Egyptian scientist, astronomer, geographer, and mathematician during the second century. Ptolemy made many points throughout his years of studies which were used and relied upon for the next 1300 years. Although some of his theories have been proven incorrect, many others haven\'t and are still used today in mathematics. Born in Egypt and living from about AD 100 to 170, Ptolemy was one of the greatest astronomers and geographers of
Ptolemy Introduction In ancient times there were many great ideas which began to shape the way man perceived his environment. However, there were few minds who were able to put all of these ideas together. One of these minds belonged to Claudius Ptolemy, or just Ptolemy as he is commonly referred to. We know almost nothing of the chronology of Ptolemy\'s life, and we don\'t even know his birth or death dates. We do know, though, about his ideas in several fields, which include geography, astrono
Latin Report Tom Nigro per.6 The year is 20 B.C. and I live in the Roman Empire, actually I live in the city of Rome itself. The Roman Empire is the greatest power in the world. Although I have not traveled much I know that it is composed of the Italian peninsula, lands around the Mediterranean Sea, from the British Isles to North Africa and from Spain to the Persian Gulf. It has taken more than 700 years for Rome to establish such a large empire and fought many wars to do so. We are a republic,
Czech Republic Matthew Funk Block 2 Geography Report 1-5-99 Location: Absolute: The center of the country of Czech Republic is located at 50 degrees North and 16 degrees East. Relative: The Czech Republic is in the North-Eastern Hemisphere. It is also located on the continent of Asia. The Czech Republic is in the geographic center of Europe. The country also shares borders with four other countries (Poland, Germany, Austria, and Solvakia). The Czech territory is placed between two principal moun