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07 Jul 2021

SWOT Analysis - Polar

Case study - 5 pages - Sport marketing

The Polar group is part of the sector of sports watches and other connected objects, which have been very successful for several years now. The sector recorded a turnover of 18.7 billion euros at the start of 2020, with results which have increased considerably every year for almost five...

08 Jun 2021

Porter's Five Forces - Polar

Case study - 5 pages - Sport marketing

Polar is a group that was founded in Finland in 1976. It markets watches and other connected or sports-related objects. Connected watches have enjoyed growing success over the past ten years, particularly due to the fact that consumers are paying more and more attention to their physical...

28 Oct 2020

PESTEL Analysis - Polar

Case study - 5 pages - Sport marketing

The Polar Electro company which is based in a town called Kempele in Finland was founded in 1977 by Seppo Säynäjäkangasand, who invented the first wireless EKG monitor. With its technological innovations in wearable heart rate monitors, it has become one of the leading manufactures in the...

27 Jan 2011

Geopolitical stakes of the polar regions

Essay - 16 pages - Geography

The Polar Regions are among the major terrestrial deserts. These areas are virtually uninhabited and the climate is very harsh. It is very cold and precipitation is also low. These regions receive only 41% of heat from the Equator, the photoperiod is original: a month of dawn, day time for...

30 Sep 2021

SWOT Analysis - The Sport Watches Market

Case study - 5 pages - Sport marketing

A sports watch is a robust analog or digital device designed to be worn by users offering features such as alarm, stopwatch, heart rate monitor, compass, tachymeter, tide indicators, etc., chosen according to the specific activity and personal preference. Sports watches were originally aimed at...

05 Nov 2020

PESTEL Analysis - Garmin

Case study - 5 pages - Sport marketing

Garmin Ltd. was co-founded in October 1989 by Gary Burrell and Dr Min Kao, who came up with the groundbreaking design and engineering of the GPS software technology used in their products today. Before his involvement with Garmin, Dr Kao also developed the first FAA-certified GPS navigation...

24 Nov 2015

The anomalous properties of water

Essay - 1 pages - Physics

Water may seem like a very simple molecule, but in fact it has many anomalies. These make it hard to predict the properties of water. This essay will explain just a few of its unusual properties.

26 May 2009

Wireless transmission

Presentation - 50 pages - Computer science

This presentation is about wireless transmission.It begins with the definition of "wireless" and explains its usage.Further topics include description about radio transmission (with diagrams),satellite transmission,parts of satellite and one of its type LEO(Low Earth Orbii).It then moves to an...

29 Jul 2010

Dewey is still in the room: A closer look at Lawrence Cremin's "Public education and the education of the public"

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

In his speech “Public Education and the Education of the Public” first published in 1975, Lawrence Cremin questions the polarity between education and society in the John Dewey's progressive theory, saying that it “does not sufficiently particularize the educational situation as it...

23 Oct 2007

Bear Attacks

Tutorials/exercises - 5 pages - Biology

Bears are one of the most widely distributed animals in the world. At least one of the eight bear species currently exists in Asia, Europe, North and South America, and the Arctic. Bears in Africa became extinct several million years ago. Australia and Antarctica are the only continents where...

15 Jan 2009

Investigating the role of a gene suspected to be part of the hedgehog signaling pathway in Drosophila

Essay - 6 pages - Medical studies

Though Hedgehog (hh) has many homologues in vertebrates that signal through the same pathway, involving homologue proteins involved in Drosophila, leading to different effects on the organism (though all imply the morphogen feature of hedgehog), we will focus on its signalling pathway in the...

16 Jun 2011

Oscar Wilde & the Unwritten Melodrama

Thesis - 4 pages - Literature

Victorian melodrama not only served as a literary genre, but it was used to define and reflect on the values of society. Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan takes the expectation of contemporary melodrama, as defined by Peter Brooks. Though the play is based on melodrama and, at times, overly...

29 May 2009

Computers and weather forecasting

Presentation - 60 pages - Computer science

This presentation tells about weather forecasting and the usage of computers in this field. It then names a few Indian departments supporting this feature. Later it gives a detailed description on how the details are collected on the computer. Next topic is about surface observations, balloons,...

24 Dec 2013

Separation of Haemoglobin from Bovine Serum Albumin using the SDS-PAGE and Ion exchange chromatography techniques

Case study - 15 pages - Biology

Proteins are large molecules with polar and ionizing groups on their surface. Usually the pH affects the polar charges on the molecule, which causes the proteins to move to its oppositely charged electrode or remain stationary, depending on the buffer chosen. Many different...

14 Jul 2009

Berlusconi's Italy: A critical review

Book review - 4 pages - Literature

E. Shin and John A. Agnew is in many ways about the notorious Silvio Berlusconi but it is actually more focused on Italy and its politics as a whole. It is about what the authors call the “followership” of Berlusconi more so than his actual leadership. This book review will discuss the...

29 Sep 2010

Economic globalization: the return of territory in the economic area

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

The return of the territory is highlighted by some economists who highlight certain areas of the economic structure today (metropolitan cities). The major economic centers are organized around specific areas: the new spatialization of economic polarization is the ‘activities around major...

16 Dec 2013

The Impact of Social Movements in Chile: Scenes from Machucha

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

There is little doubt that Chile has been on the forefront on matters of human rights in Latin. Chile's human rights discourse has been dominated with social movements and the main arena of confrontation has not been the state (Safa, 1990). Social movements in Chile date back to the late 19th...

04 Dec 2008

Applications of NMR imaging in processing of foods

Essay - 7 pages - Physics

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), originally developed for medical applications, has recently been exploited for observation and characterization of foodstuffs and their manufacture. MRI and its related techniques have already proven useful in non-invasive observations of fruit and vegetable...

17 Mar 2009

Customer satisfaction with regard to Xerox photocopier: Xerox India Limited

Case study - 36 pages - Management

The documentation industry is expanding at a rate of more than 20% and the world majors have recognized the Indian market as a lucrative area. They are present in India either through joint ventures or through 100 percent subsidiaries. The high import duties, which had tilted the balance in favor...

15 Feb 2010

Trade off between the economic benefits as opposed to the ethical and environmental problems of increasing international trade

Thesis - 12 pages - Economy general

The concept of ethics, social responsibility and accountability in business is inherently complex and has fuelled polarized debate as to the parameters of its role in practice. Furthermore, this has been compounded by the integration of the globalization phenomenon into international business;...

07 May 2007

Transitional "Electoralism"

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

In October 1998, Yeltsin defeated his opponents by military force and thus communicated a clear message about both his power and his resolve to achieve his objectives. After this, he presented a new institutional design for organizing politics in Russia. His enemies as well as the population as...

04 Mar 2010

Distinctive pleasures offered by independent features

Thesis - 8 pages - Film studies

The definition of what makes a film “independent” has been difficult to clarify with polarized opinion on whether independent status depends on finance or alternatively Andy Warhol's nihilistic perception of “independent” as meaning opposition to the dominant media on several...

06 Nov 2008

The repression of memory in witchcraft study

Essay - 7 pages - Literature

The readings for this week focused around the different approaches to the historical study of witchcraft and witchcraft trials: rationalism versus romanticism. Rationalism focuses more on historical and archeological studies in its attempt to discover a cohesive historical narrative, while...

14 May 2009

Thomas Frank's "What's the matter with Kansas?"

Thesis - 6 pages - Journalism

Introduction Thomas Frank has been deeply astonished and revolted with the myth of the “two-nation” America which has been cultivated by various opinion makers - especially popular journalists. This observation motivated him to look for this true America that so many op-eds and public...

09 Jun 2009

Self-expression with regard to the political environment: The case of Czechoslovakia

Case study - 5 pages - Political science

Throughout history, nations have subordinated others politically, culturally and economically. The ruling regime usually used people who spoke out as an example in order to stifle the rest of the population. The ruling regime would utilize such cases to exercise their power of intimidation. This...

13 Jul 2009

The Euthanasia debate in the health care system

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

This debate over the right to die has long been a contentious one, with the focus being on the right that a patient has to control their own body. The question that arises is whether or not life should be preserved at all costs. With regard to this question, there are two polarized opinions; one...

25 May 2010

Partisan politics and principles

Thesis - 3 pages - Political science

Without a doubt modern politics in the United States has become more polarized than ever. In Ron Brownstein's recently published The Second Civil War, he argues that through the previous centuries actions we have allowed our political system to become the most partisan it has ever been. This...

03 Oct 2007

The Cold War: A Change in Policy

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

After the defeat of the Axis powers in World War II, two super powers remained in the world: the United States and the Soviet Union. These two nations had very different views about the world and their political regimes were polar opposites. During the beginning of the Cold War, which...

24 Apr 2008

Kenya Electoral Crisis

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

The ethnic divisions in Kenya normally remain dormant until election time politics polarizes the population behind certain candidates. The Kenyan crisis of 2007-2008 followed a recurring pattern of tribal violence that has happened throughout the states recent history, and then brought it to a...

03 Jun 2008

Does race play a mitigating role in the application of the death penalty?

Essay - 2 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Over the course of the twentieth century there have been a number of issues that have promulgated debate. Prayer in public schools, gun control and abortion are among the most notable issues to garner attention. While each of these issues has significant ramifications for the development of...