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03 Mar 2011

A comparative study of working conditions in Ireland and France in 2008

Worksheets - 3 pages - Human resources

The purpose of this report is to analyze the differences and similarities between France and Ireland with respect to working conditions. While both countries have a common policy to protect employees, they also have different ways to maintain and ensure those standards through...

15 Jan 2009

Compare and contrast the working conditions, aspirations and prospects of French students entering higher education in the 1960s and those entering higher education since the 1990s

Essay - 4 pages - Educational studies

Students entering the French higher education system in 1960 and since the 1990s will have undergone quite different experiences. However, so will the students entering higher education in France at the beginning of the 1960s compared to those entering towards the end of that very same decade....

07 May 2009

How does trade globalization affect women working conditions in South America?

Thesis - 5 pages - Human resources

The international trade agreements have important impact on people living in poverty. But these impacts operate at different levels. In some cases, trade can stimulate the development of these countries, help the economic growth, help employment, give access to local population to variated goods...

15 Jan 2009

Why should a company improve its employees' working conditions? Inquiry on Bouygues construction

Essay - 8 pages - Human resources

How can business improve people's lives? That is the issue of this inaugural seminar, and we decided to study a sector where there are real risks for employees, such as the building trade. On this way we chose Bouygues Construction, because we were sure that such a worldwide company would provide...

02 Sep 2022

The Lives of Campus Custodians - Peter Magolda (2016) - Lives and work conditions of invisible support staff in the university

Text commentary - 2 pages - Sociology

The Lives of Campus Custodians is a book written by Peter Mark Magolda, a person who describes himself as an "educational anthropologist." In his book, Magolda tries to bring out the lives and work conditions of certain support staff in the university who are on many occasions rendered...

06 Sep 2022

Working People in Alberta - Alvin Finkel (2012) - Labour Movements in Alberta

Text commentary - 3 pages - Modern history

Working People in Alberta by Alvin Finkel traces the history of labour in the country during the first nation's residence to the current occupants. The book describes the movement from interviews with ordinary citizens, activists, and labour leaders. It also draws inspiration from...

30 May 2023

Do's and Don'ts to work in Tunisia

Practical guide - 2 pages - Humanities/philosophy

It is almost impossible for a foreigner to get a job in Tunisia (given the revolution) unless it is sponsored by a Tunisian company. In order to obtain a position, it is imperative to be proficient in Arabic or English. The main sources for finding work are the Internet and the daily newspaper...

31 May 2022

Sustainable remote work practices for progressive reductions of road traffic emissions

Dissertation - 68 pages - Ecology & environment

Although technology developments brought about possibilities for all work which could be done remotely to be done remotely within the Netherlands, limitations for additional and sustainable implementation of remote work practices remained. Secondary research sheds light on the extent to which...

24 May 2023

Critically evaluating the ASPIRE model of social work - published: 17/11/2022

Course material - 10 pages - Social sciences

Social work traditionally utilizes a series of strategic steps or procedures to aid in problem resolution. In many cases, the steps include the collection of critical information concerning subjects of interest (assessment), analysis to draw information from collected information (diagnosis),...

02 Sep 2022

Can the use of EHR in healthcare settings increase patient safety and efficiency of work?

Essay - 7 pages - Electronics

Electronic health records come at a time when the hospital environment is undergoing a revolution with the idea of fully utilizing the benefits of communication technology. This is driven by the need for quality and efficiency of work in the hospital environment through improved record-keeping...

29 Jul 2015

Oil and Gas: condition monitoring system

Essay - 2 pages - Physics

The oil and gas field has adopted condition monitoring and control systems to boost oil production efficiency and reliability by reducing unscheduled outages and improving machine performance. Rotating equipment, such as compressors, are critical in the production of oil and gas. The...

05 Nov 2014

Managing Employment Relations - Work life balance and the law

Case study - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Work-life balance involves creating an enabling environment for employees to balance between work and personal responsibilities making them work harder and become committed to the organization. Employers should support it to comply with laws to promote equality opportunities by ensuring employees...

20 Apr 2015

Inflation targets scheme: General characteristics, theoretical foundations and ideal conditions for its adoption

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The regime of inflation targeting has emerged as a new attempt to discipline the management of money, explicit inflation targets will function as nominal anchor for the formation of inflation expectations and the fixing of prices and wages. This can effectively replace schemes based on targets...

16 Jan 2009

Suicide at work in France and Japan

Essay - 15 pages - Social sciences

Bad working conditions can affect people and lead them to commit suicide. For example, in France between 300 and 400 suicides per year are directly linked to working conditions. Through poor working conditions we mean three major trends, which exert a bad...

21 Apr 2009

An examination of the quality of work

Tutorials/exercises - 39 pages - Human resources

Quality of work life is a process of organizations, which enables its members at all levels to participate actively and efficiently in shaping the organizations environment and out comes. It is a value based process which is aimed towards meeting the twin goals of enhanced effectiveness of...

03 Feb 2011

The conditions of admissibility of reservations in the Vienna Convention

Essay - 5 pages - International law

Paragraph 4 of Article 20 shows that the Vienna Convention contains a rigid principle of unanimous acceptance of reservations. It reads "The acceptance of a reservation by another contracting State of the reserving State a party to the treaty in relation to that other State if the treaty is...

21 Apr 2009

Understanding quality of work life

Tutorials/exercises - 38 pages - Human resources

Human resource management is concerned with human beings, who are the energetic elements of management. The success of any organization or an enterprise will depend upon the ability, strength and motivation of the persons working in it. The Human Resource Management refers to the...

15 Jan 2009

Working time management

Essay - 12 pages - Management

The evolution of the working time is seen as a key indicator of the improvement of living and working conditions. Although the quantity is easy to calculate, we mustn't forget that time management depend on personal factors like the speed at work, the difficulty of achieving...

29 Sep 2010

Improving women's condition

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

Introduction Each year, on march 8th , the media speak about women's condition insofar as it is « The International Women's day », a kindly initiative in a world where they represent the half of the population. Nowadays, women are still discriminated against : inequalities at...

28 Jun 2010

The role of the works council in the company's internal communications

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Business strategy

The Works council was established in 1945 with the aim of involving the employees in the running of the company and establishing cooperation between employers and employees without undermining the authority of the entrepreneur, and thus increasing competiveness. The purpose of the works council...

25 Aug 2010

Women's work culture in Europe and U.S

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

From time immemorial, women have been a part of the world's work force in various spheres. She has faced turbulent times during which the status and rights of women's progress were challenged not only with regard to the rights of workers but also their right to work. Contrary to popular belief,...

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...

29 Sep 2010

Discrimination in the working place

Essay - 17 pages - Human resources

This document studies the existence of discrimination, especially racial discrimination, in working places in France as it is in America. In the first part, I will explain the ground reality in France regarding discrimination at work, and in the second part, I will describe the American...

19 May 2009

The American reality: Life in the working class

Thesis - 19 pages - Sociology

In 1848, as the spread of capitalism and the Industrial Revolution were forever changing the social, political and economic landscape in Europe and America, early social theorist Karl Marx defined the working-class as those “laborers who must sell themselves piecemeal… a...

02 Sep 2010

Is scientific organization of work only a history?

Thesis - 4 pages - Management

In 1893, Frederick Winslow Taylor became general manager of the Manufacturing Investment Company of Philadelphia where he noticed two main problems: the saunter of workers and the high number of qualified workers with high salaries. Therefore, he developed a theory of management, “the...

13 Apr 2009

How one childhood condition can affect the normal growth and development of a child and family: The possible intervention to alleviate these issues

Thesis - 5 pages - Psychology

This report will aim to look at diabetes, its causes, symptoms and treatment in children. Commonly thought of as a ‘mild' condition, the seriousness of diabetes is often not recognized; therefore this report shall attempt to illustrate the potential risks involved, whilst raising...

15 Apr 2010

A test case reduction heuristic based on changed condition/coverage criteria

Thesis - 5 pages - Computer science

Software testing and retesting occurs continuously during software development life cycle to validate the software from different views. To validate the developed one, time and resource constraints are taken into account; therefore test suite reduction technique (i.e., instead of checking all...

20 Aug 2013

Operant conditioning

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

B. F. Skinner is commonly the first person that is thought of when operant conditioning is the subject being spoke on. The reason behind this is that Skinner was the psychologist that developed the beginning theory behind this behavior. It was his experimentation with animals that lead him to...

30 Aug 2013

Classical conditioning

Case study - 1 pages - Psychology

The Russian psychologist, Ivan Pavlov, paved the way for what is classified as classical conditioning. He brought it into existence through the extensive work, experimentation, and studies that he bore throughout his career. One aspect of the life of Pavlov that most individuals do not know is...

10 Aug 2022

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë (1847) - How important is time in the work of Charlotte Brontë?

Essay - 3 pages - Literature

The novel was published in 1847 under the male pseudonym of Currer Bell. The historical context is the Victorian era, during which the British Empire was at its height with possessions all over the world. The literary context of the work coincides with the beginning of the Romantic movement, so...