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01 Feb 2014

The enemy : the condition of the political or a political construction ?

Essay - 4 pages - Political science

According to Schmitt's theory, the notion of political is centred on the state, not as an institution, but as the result of the interaction between various components of society. Men constitute a governmental association and the state is the factor of unity of this association. This is the...

15 May 2009

From a new organization to sustainable development

Thesis - 9 pages - Business strategy

The aim of our proposal is to attract new customers and adapt C2D to the new market industry. C2D likes all companies in the world needs to adapt itself everyday to stay competitive in the actual market. The company image is important now more than ever and each company must find new markets to...

18 May 2009

Toxicology of urgency: Treatment of poisoning by cyanide

Thesis - 11 pages - Medical studies

The cyanide poisoning has been around for centuries if not millennia since it is likely to occur following the ingestion of certain plants such as the bitter almond, cassava, beans of Java, the core of apricots, plums, cherries. The industrial age has led to a significant increase in the use of...

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...

04 Nov 2009

Multiculturalism in Canada

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

Despite the ostensible commitment which Canada has made to multiculturalism via making it an official policy as well as in the sense that it has become enshrined as a Canadian value, Canada has nonetheless failed in an overall sense to bring these notions to fruition. This is highly problematic...

31 Mar 2010

McDonald's and the McCafe coffee initiative

Thesis - 10 pages - Business strategy

McDonald Canada opened in 1976, after decade of operating in Untied States. McDonald Canada was first McDonald restaurant to be opened outside United States. Company's strategy was the same as in every country : be the first runner and leader in market, although food preparation, menu and...

29 Sep 2010

The worldwide marketing strategy of McDonald's

Case study - 24 pages - Business strategy

What difficulties do the cultural differences cause in enterprise management, and how can firms cope with these difficulties and reap benefits from cultural diversity? Intercultural management aims at improving intercultural interactions at work. These improvements are valued thanks to the...

03 Jan 2011

Bombardier & Adtranz : Strategic Management

Thesis - 4 pages - Management

The rail equipment industry is divided into six departments: services, propulsion and controls, total transit systems, rail control solutions, rolling stock and fixed installation. First and foremost, moneymaking policies cannot go apart from public subsidies: Government regulations are to be...

28 Jul 2015

Canada and the United States government

Essay - 2 pages - Political science

Canada and the United States have one primary similarity. They are both established as democracies. Additionally, they are both declared as federal states. However, there are numerous differences between the two. The primary difference is in the way the two conduct their government. Canada and...

16 Dec 2013

Death and Freedom

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

In a perfect world we wouldn't have to make a choice between empathy and morality, but this world isn't perfect. This essay sets out to prove that while euthanasia, including assisted dying and mercy killing, is a difficult and sometimes impossible choice to make, we should respect and honor the...

07 Feb 2011

Analysis Advertising of Budweiser

Case study - 30 pages - Business strategy

The lager is made of 5 components for one original taste: Barley, malt, rice, yeast and water. It is the leader in America with 49% of the market shares. It didn't communicate internationally before the late 90s because of competitors such as the companies with ‘trademark' products. It...

16 Feb 2011

Ergonomics as a participative step

Case study - 8 pages - Management

Over the last twenty years, there has been a host of literature and several studies on participatory ergonomics. In our view, this situation stems from at least three reasons. There was a change in society and in organizations promoting participation. On the other hand, as was proven...

22 Apr 2008

Homosexuality and the Law in Canada

Case study - 4 pages - Civil law

Authority has always discriminated and has been prejudiced towards several different categories of people. Whether it's ethnic group, gender, size, or sexual orientation there has been a history of unfair treatment. The world has come a long way into adapting and accepting the multicultural boom...

13 Jul 2008

Does the origins of the Cold War lie in the politics of the Second World War?

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

Although the first half of the twentieth century had been more hectic because of the frequent battles of the opposing powers in the two world wars, the second half of the century, the decades of the Cold War can be characterised as more tense because of the lack of direct clashes between the two...

22 Aug 2005

Is multilateralism still viable today?

Thesis - 5 pages - International relations

After WWII, various multilateral organizations have been promoted by the US and implemented through many international organizations such as the UN, the GATT and the IMF. Overtime, multilateral co-operation dramatically developed in different forms (Summits, Conferences, etc...). However, critics...

04 Aug 2008

Cultural differences in corporal punishment in children, comparing different countries with the United States

Essay - 6 pages - Psychology

Committing wrongdoings is tantamount to punishment, in these cases; adults tend to do corporal punishment as their way of disciplining their children. As long as children are perceived of doing something unacceptable, adults has the liberty to do corporal punishment, also known as physical...

04 Aug 2008

Class and ethnicity in Costa Rica: The Afro-Antillean case

Essay - 5 pages - Sociology

Latin America has a unique heritage of race mixture and class struggle, within which is located the domination and repression of countless people of African and Amerindian blood. While Costa Rica is no real exception to this historical trend, many of national proponents claim that their country...

25 Sep 2008

Lay-offs and downsizing

Essay - 6 pages - Human resources

Sweeping economic, technological, and social changes during the last two decades have begun to transform how work is organized in modern society. The shift from an industrial to a knowledge economy, the globalization of markets, and the rapid proliferation of new technologies have dramatically...

10 Sep 2008

The Mohawk people

Essay - 7 pages - Linguistics

The Mohawk are survivors. From the days of their early ancestors to the present day, the Mohawk have dwindled in number but have lived on. This is an exploration of the history and culture of the Mohawk. In this paper I will attempt to explain the past and present state of the Mohawk nation:...

12 Jan 2009

St Patrick

Essay - 4 pages - Journalism

It is difficult to retrace the life of Saint Patrick, because no one is sure of the exactness of the events. Indeed, the punctuality of the facts is mixed up by a lot of legends. The historical marks are not sure and it is difficult to extract the reality of the facts. This is why it is said...

13 Jan 2009

Justice depends on the identification of the individuals with their community

Thesis - 5 pages - Criminal law

Seyla Benhabib in The Claims of Culture reported the case of a young Laotian American woman abducted from her work at Fresno State University and then raped. Her assailant, a Hmong/Laotian immigrant, argued that among his tribe this behaviour is the customary way to choose a bride. He uses...

15 Jan 2009

Churchill & Roosevelt during the Second World War: The Special Relationship

Essay - 9 pages - International relations

The 7 December 1941, Japan attacked the American fleet in Pearl Harbor. From then on, the war is no more only European but officially global. The next day, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, president of the United States, declared war on Japan. With the coming into play of the American giant, the...

15 Jan 2009

Gay rights in Canada and the US

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

From an external point of view, Canada and the United States are sometimes considered as pretty similar countries, concerning cultures and policies. However, these two countries can have very different behaviours on some issues. This is the case in the domain of gay and lesbian rights, and...

15 Jan 2009

Visions of America

Essay - 8 pages - Social sciences

As most of the exchange students who came here in Lund for one or two semesters, and who decided to attend the class on Swedish society and everyday life, I've been struck in several occasions by the Swedes, some of their behaviours or some elements of their everyday life I could barely recognize...

15 Jan 2009

Diamonds on ice

Essay - 5 pages - Business strategy

In An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776), Adam Smith said: “A diamond, (…), has scared any value in use; but a very great quantity of other goods may frequently be had in exchange for it”. Thus, a diamond is not only a “girl's best friend”...

13 Jan 2009

The perception of the United States for Canadian people

Essay - 4 pages - Sociology

Geographically neighbours, Canada and the United Sates share a lot of different things like language, history or an important part of their culture. They are also linked together in a political way, for instance by being two of the three participant countries of the NAFTA. All that elements can...

16 Jan 2009

Truman and the post-war years

Essay - 6 pages - Modern history

During and due to the War economy, the American factories had been very active. They bustled with triple shifts. The US had eventually absorbed one of the most severe attacks launched on its values. However the role of the family and women within, it highlighted the uncertainties facing the...

16 Jan 2009

Is Fair Trade a tool to appease the conscience or a political lever?

Thesis - 9 pages - Political science

Fair Trade is an approach based on precise criterion of sustainable development; relations of exchanges of long duration and direct relations removing the intermediaries. According to these criterions, the Fair Trade organizations of North thus begin to buy these products at a just price which...

05 Mar 2009

Affluent youth rebellion in the 1960s

Thesis - 11 pages - Modern history

The decade of the 1960s was a tumultuous time for universities and the students that occupied them. It was a time of changing values, gone were the days of the Old Communist Left of the decades prior, and arrived was the movement of the New Left. This New Left emerged in the wake of the war in...

20 Mar 2009

Federalism and equalization payments in Canada

Thesis - 6 pages - Political science

Within the realm of Canadian federalism, one of the core principles is the idea of equality between the provinces, particularly when it comes to social programs and services. As a Canadian, there are certain things we all hold dear, many of which are social programs like universal health care,...