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16 Aug 2013

Ashford bus 642 week 5 assignment

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

For this scenario, I would use cross tabulation. As Cooper and Schindler (2011) put it, “Cross tabulation is used with demographic variables and the study's target variables” (p. 444). To be clear, demographic variables are “Personal statistics that include such information as...

16 Aug 2013

Ashford bus 642 week 4 discussion 1

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

When it comes to conducting research, the party responsible for gathering the data has two options; they can either be passive and observe or actively communicate. As Cooper and Schindler (2011) stated, the researcher “…determines the appropriate data collection approach largely by...

16 Aug 2013

Ashford bus 642 week 4 assignment

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

Observations look to identify conditions, behaviors, events and processes whereas the survey approach looks to find attitudes, motivations, intentions and expectations. The two can be further separated in that, active participation falls into three categories: the self -administered interview...

16 Aug 2013

Ashford Bus 642 week 3 assignment

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

When it comes to selecting the most appropriate measurement scale for a study, there are four properties most researchers are looking for; nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio. Nominal classifies date into categories without order, distance, or origin. Ordinal shows relationships of more than or...

16 Aug 2013

Emergence of a young urbanised skilled population and democratisation: is there a link? The case of China

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

The link that is often presumed between the emergence of a young urbanized skilled population and democratization is not new, but the case of China is. More specifically, the central link claimed is that the emergence of these classes causes democratization; however, I will show in my essay why...

16 Aug 2013

Voodoo and Catholicism in Haiti

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Present day Haiti is a poverty-stricken land, with overpopulated urban areas, stripped landscapes, and a people struggling to survive in the face of civil turmoil and oppression. Bordering the Dominican Republic and otherwise surrounded completely by water, the Republic of Haiti (its official...

16 Aug 2013

Vegetarian Nation: The Health Benefits of a Meatless Diet

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Since the beginning of time, human beings have been preoccupied with the notion of immortality. Achilles, the Greek warrior, was dipped into the River Styx as an infant so that he might be invincible in battle. Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon headed an exploratory expedition in search of a...

15 Aug 2013

The truth and reconciliation commission of South Africa

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of South Africa was formed by parliamentary legislation in December of 1995. It's purpose was to give the people and government of South Africa the chance to reach a mutual reconciliation. The apartheid had ended, but there were still wounds and...

15 Aug 2013

Sexuality and Latin American Dance

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

Latin American dance is about as varied from country to country as is any aspect of a country's culture, such as its signature foods, clothing, and festivals. Each nation boasts a unique style of dancing all its own. However, dance in Latin America has one common thread, be you in Brazil, Puerto...

15 Aug 2013

Counselling Theory

Case study - 8 pages - Educational studies

All counselling approaches may require need sort of theoretical basis, particularly person-centred counselling (Davies, 2012) which seems to necessitate a practitioner to have strong theoretical acumen to be successful. There seems to be a large disparity and diversity in individuals who...

15 Aug 2013

Season of Blood: A Rwandan Journey

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

Season of Blood is one journalist's passionate take on the genocide that occurred in Rwanda at the end of the twentieth century. Like the Armenian genocide of the same century, its classification as an actual genocide was something that many were slow to accept. Fergal Keane hopes to abolish any...

14 Aug 2013

The Most Important Legacy of World War I: The League of Nations

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

It is often debated which of the great wars had a greater impact on the course of history in regards to domestic and foreign affairs. In such a debate one simply cannot escape the legacy of WWI. This first war, with its innumerable casualties and changing tides, set the stage for WWII and made...

13 Aug 2013

The Cuban Revolution

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Each country has experienced various changes in leadership. The nature of these changes vary. Some countries receive a completely new form of government. Others maintain the same form of government and gain different leaders. Cuba provides an exemplification of this phenomenon. Following the...

13 Aug 2013

Push analysis

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Americans face multiple issues daily. Several of the issues identified involve the government. Sapphire published a novel that illustrated the various issues regarding the government. The novel, Push, does this by telling the story of a 16 year old that faces multiple obstacles. Federalism,...

13 Aug 2013

Appalachian Trial Pilgrimage

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

The term pilgrimage may be specifically defined. It may be identified as a journey. This serves a ritual to many. People that take pilgrimages are usually in search of spiritual significance. (Coleman, Simon, and Elsner) They may also be in search of moral significance. The journey is often to a...

13 Aug 2013

An identity reduced to a Burka

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

Every culture has defining elements. There are also stereotypes associated with each culture. Sometimes the defining elements of a culture are falsely identified. An Identity Reduced to a Burka by Laila Al-Marayati and Semeen Issa La illustrates a stereotype regarding the Muslim culture. The...

13 Aug 2013

Adverse identifications of women in earlier Americana

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Time is a term that is closely associated with change. Nothing remains the same over time. Progress and regress are presented in every aspect of life. Literature illustrates this on several occasions. This may be exemplified by observing Trifles by Susan Glaspell. Trifles illustrates adverse...

12 Aug 2013

The high susceptibility of females to HIV/AIDS in sub-saharan Africa

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Imagine the following scenario. You are a twelve-year-old boy living in Tanzania, the oldest of five children. Your mother and father have recently perished from AIDS, and your only living grandparent has recently become infected with HIV. For this reason, he is unable to work to earn money for...

08 Aug 2013

Sea Urchin Essay

Case study - 1 pages - Educational studies

Many of today's essays, whether they are in newspapers or magazines, contain a central recurring idea stressing the importance of one subject. In Chang-Rae Lee's essay, he uses the dominant theme of a hidden delicacy found in a familiar place. The author uses this figurative food to signify a...

08 Aug 2013

Why do you need life insurance?

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

Life insurance policies are very important for you and your family while you are living, and when you die. A life insurance cover can help you earn an income replacement, options for debt repayments, and other benefits for your family. Buying a life insurance a policy is...

08 Aug 2013

Blackpool & Fylde Aero Club Ltd v Blackpool BC

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

For there to be an implied obligation on the local authority to consider the tenders duly received, it is presupposed that a contract existed between them and the club. To address this question, the earlier courts decided that a collateral contract had in fact formed between the two parties. This...

08 Aug 2013

Case note for Bolton v. Stone [1951] AC 850

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Although the general rules for negligence had been laid down by previous cases, Bolton v. Stone [1951] AC 850 still gave the judges at the House of Lords some difficulty in deciding whether it constituted just such a case. As such, while upholding legal precedent, it also paved new grounds in...

06 Aug 2013

Understanding military downsizing

Case study - 4 pages - Educational studies

On October 21st, 2011, President Obama held a press conference, one of many actually, where he stated “virtually all U.S. troops will come home from Iraq by the end of the year -- at which point he can declare an end to America's long and costly war in that Middle Eastern...

06 Aug 2013

Discuss the job performance model and compare and contrast Maslow's and McClelland's need theories

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

As discussed in the text, the job performance model of motivation was proposed by the Organizational Behavior researcher Terence Mitchell. This model starts off with “individual inputs and job context are the two key categories of factors that influence motivation.” (Kinicki &...

06 Aug 2013

Balancing work-family conflicts

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

At some point in our careers, we have all experienced something that is referred to as a “Work-Family Conflict.” The best way to describe this, and in the simplest terms, is that issues at home are taking a person's attention away from work or situations at work are taking a person's...

02 Aug 2013

Develop a hypothesis for a problem at a local business (for example: high employee turnover). Determine if your hypothesis has adequacy for its purpose, is testable and better than its rivals. Then, use the Checklist for Developing a Strong Hypothesis (Ch

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Military aviation, as an organization, requires a vast amount of moving parts. Everything from the aircraft themselves, to the people who work on them, fly them, and event the support staff who ensure everyone is being taken care of when it comes to pays, allowances, and other quality of life...

02 Aug 2013

HR-staffing and techniques for employee selection

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

ADNOC is the state-owned oil company of the United Arabs Emirates (UAE). The firm has thus embarked on a comprehensive program for the staffing recruitment and selection. There are a number of criteria for selection at ADNOC for instance the use of cognitive ability, job knowledge, personality of...

01 Aug 2013

Knowledge management system: Integrated KMS to support the case study

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

There is a minimal amount of knowledge that is known with regards to what knowledge management system is and what it is not. Although scholars have always described the approaches that can be used in the effective development of KMS that is based on technology although very few of them discuss...

01 Aug 2013

Gelato's compliance with Civil Rights Act of 1964

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

In Heartland Corners, 75 per cent of the white population has completed high school compared to 25 per cent of the other minority groups. How is the information important in considering whether Gelato is in compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964? Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...

01 Aug 2013

Leadership, governance and sustainability: case study of GM

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

On July 10 2009, the firm went through Chapter 11 reorganization after the firm had filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy on June 8th the same year. The government offered a loan to GM that would be converted into shareholding at the new firm which was formed General Motors Corporation. The sales of GM...