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Rhetorical Criticism of Cross
Rhetorical Criticism of Cross
Rhetorical Criticism of Cross William Jennings Bryan Cross of Gold Speech Let�s begin by analyzing and explaining the theory of metaphoric criticism. A metaphor, as defined by Aristotle, is the transference of a name from the object to which it has a natural application. A metaphor is decoration, ornamentation, and figurative language to a rhetor. They are not needed but create unordinary speech. Metaphors serve as heuristic tools for suggesting new hypothesis, new areas of research, and new r
In search of excellence...
In search of excellence...
In search of excellence... In Search of Excellence Knowledge about organisational behaviour has become very important to a manager's performance and success. Therefore, it is not surprising that writers often claim to have the information that managers need if they are to excel in their jobs. In Search of Excellence is one of the most well known books of this type. In the book, Peters-and Waterman outlined seven principles that they claimed to be excellent management tactics and a 7-S Framework
Fordism and Scientific Managem
Fordism and Scientific Managem
Fordism and Scientific Managem FORDISM, SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT AND THE LESSONS FOR CONTEMPORARY ORGANISATIONS Fordism and Scientific Management are terms used to describe management that had application to practical situations with extremely dramatic effects. Fordism takes its name from the mass production units of Henry Ford, and is identified by an involved technical division of labour within companies and their production units. Other characteristics of Fordism include strong hierarchical cont
Advertising and promotion campaigns of coca-cola i
Advertising and promotion campaigns of coca-cola i
Advertising and promotion campaigns of coca-cola in the euro Advertising & Promotion Campaigns of Coca-Cola in the European Union Executive Summary 1 Coca-Cola, which was named Beverage Industry's 1999 Company of the Year, has embraced a decentralized operating philosophy, recognizing that each market in which they operate has "different demands which must be met in unique ways"1. Coca-Cola Enterprises (The European bottler for Coke) CEO Henry Schimberg has stated that although they have well-de
Marketing
Marketing
Marketing A firm�s international marketing program must generally be modified and adapted to foreign markets. This international marketing program uses strategies to accomplish its marketing goals. Within each foreign nation, the firm is likely to find a combination of marketing environment and target markets that are different from those of its own home country and other foreign countries. It is important that in international marketing, product, pricing, distribution and promotional strategi
final project
final project
final project Broadway Tavern Customer Satisfaction A Project Report Presented to the Faculty of the Greenville College in partial fulfillment of the requirement For the degree of Bachelor of Science with a Major in Organizational Leadership by Richard Starr Micheal Taylor Goal 27 April 20, 2001 This is to certify that the report prepared By: Richard Starr Entitled: Broadway Tavern Customer Satisfaction Has been accepted by the faculty of Greenville College. Signed: Primary Instructor: _________
Glass Ceiling
Glass Ceiling
Glass Ceiling THE GLASS CEILING by Reading an article about the �Glass ceiling� triggered my curiosity, and I began to think how this could affect my daughter and her goals and aspirations. According to the Department of Labor, females account for 43.99% of the workforce as of May 2001, but only a small fraction of women have succeeded in attaining senior level positions. This fact makes it difficult to discount the allegations of inequality between men and women in the workplace, and proves
Uleashing the killer app book
Uleashing the killer app book
Uleashing the killer app book ULEASHING THE KILLER APP:BOOK REPORT Digital Strategies for Market Dominance Killer apps, goods or services that establish quickly and dominate the market, are displacing traditional planning and strategy in business. These revolutionary realities such as email, the first word-processing program, and e-commerce are sudden and dramatic changes that have recently found success in changing the face of business. Companies that use existing technologies are finding possi
Stress
Stress
Stress This research paper explains stress and its causes and cures. The research paper will attempt to determine whether there is an effective way to cure stress. Stress is an integral part of life. The complete absence of any stress results in death. Stress plays a key role in daily life, influencing - if not governing - happiness, productivity and health. Stress is known to cause various psychiatric disorders involving anxiety and depression, including posttraumatic stress disorder, major dep
Frito-Lay Tostistos
Frito-Lay Tostistos
Frito-Lay Tostistos Frito-LaysTostitos In 1932, Elmer Doolin, who was in the icecream business, bought a recipe for corn chips from a Mexican man who was eager to leave the states and return home. From him Doolin acquired 19 accounts and old manufacturing equipment in hopes to start an entirely new industry in America. The first manufacturing plant for Fritos Corn Chips started out in Doolins mothers kitchen. With a lot of hard work, Elmers sales increased and new equipment and packaging wer
MANAGEMENT POLICY
MANAGEMENT POLICY
MANAGEMENT POLICY OPERATION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT All organizations have operations. A manufacturing company may conduct operations in a foundry, mill, or factory. Our interest is in the management of operations, or operations management (OM), including the usual management cycle of planning, implementing, and monitoring/controlling. The driving force for OM must be an overriding goal of continually improving service to customers, where customer means the next process as well as the final,
Indonesia crisis as an example
Indonesia crisis as an example
Indonesia crisis as an example Indonesias Crisis: The Lesson for China introductionIndonesia, as we have long predicted, is coming apart. This process has a great deal of relevance to China, whose army, like Indonesias, was accustomed to making lots of money and now resents the fact that the good times are over. In both countries, making money became the basis for military loyalty to the regime, which in turn needed the army as guarantor. But in China, as in Indonesia, the military is no longe
Offensive and defensive strategies
Offensive and defensive strategies
Offensive and defensive strategies Offensive and defensive strategies are by products or results of the corporate strategies. A corporate strategy is a comprehensive set of activities developed by top management to aid an organization achieve its corporate objectives. Involving all parts of an organization, these strategies consider both internal and external environments. Offensive Strategies As the name suggests these strategies are aimed at placing the organization in a \'attack mode\' of sor
John f. kennedy
John f. kennedy
John f. kennedy John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States (1961-1963). He was the youngest person ever to be elected president. Also, He was the first Roman Catholic president and the first president to be born in the 20the century. He served in World War II on PT boat. He also helped to solve the Cuban Missile Crisis and started Peace of Corps to help 3rd world countries better them selves. Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as president. Therefore, hi
Congress In Crisis
Congress In Crisis
Congress In Crisis The United States Congress is not in any crisis from a lack of power, and indeed since the deteriorating power of the presidency has prevented imperial Presidents, Congress has made Presidents seem less imperial than impotent. To assess the power and effectiveness of Congress, one must look at the four major roles that Congress plays in the United States. Although inevitably checked and balanced, there is no question of the founding fathers intent, when framing the const
Hrm : A Comparison Of Hrm Strategies In Two Local
Hrm : A Comparison Of Hrm Strategies In Two Local
Hrm : A Comparison Of Hrm Strategies In Two Local Companies 1 Introduction It is widely acknowledged and accepted in business that the sources of sustained competitive advantage lie not only in access to finance or capital, but within the organisation, in people and processes capable of delivering business strategies such as customer satisfaction or rapid innovation. (Lundy, 1994). A strategic approach to human resource management (HRM) ensures that a firms human capital contributes to the achi
How The Rich Benefit From The Poor
How The Rich Benefit From The Poor
How The Rich Benefit From The Poor How the Rich Benefit From the Poor The United States is the most developed capitalist economy in the world. The markets within the economy provide profit-motivated companies endless potential in the pursuance of pecuniary accumulation. Throughout the twentieth-century competitive companies have implemented modernized managerial procedures designed to raise profits by reducing unnecessary costs. These cost-saving procedures have had a substantial effect on socie
History of intel
History of intel
history of intel The microprocessor has changed our lives in so many ways that it is difficult to recall how different things were before its invention. During the 1960s, computers filled many rooms. Their expensive processing power was available only to a few government labs, research universities, and large corporations. Intel was founded on July 18,1968 by engineers, Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce, Andrew Grove, and Arthur Rock. Rock became Chairman, Moore was President, Noyce was Executive Vice
Quality Deer Management
Quality Deer Management
Quality Deer Management There is no other big-game animal in North America like the white-tailed deer. The whitetails habitat is so widespread that it covers just about all of North America and parts of Central America. The white-tailed deer is the most commonly hunted big game animal ever. Before the settlers arrived, an estimated 30 million whitetails inhabited what is now the United States and Canada. But as settlers pursued them for food and market hunters slaughtered them with snares, traps
Hostile Takeover of the New World
Hostile Takeover of the New World
Hostile Takeover of the New World The Effects of the United States Government on the Indians "The responsibility of any nation, and the particular responsibility of elected officials of any nation, is not to justify what has passed for legality but to anticipate the conditions and problems of tomorrow and attempt to deal with them. The current confusion and violence in Indian Country are a result of the failure to do so by generations of elected officials in this country. To continue to perpetua
Linux vs nt1
Linux vs nt1
linux vs nt1 Will Linux replace Windows NT as the server OS of choice? "Linux is ready, or at least poised, to take on Windows NT for market dominance of server operating systems", said T. W. Burger Owner, Thomas Wolfgang Burger Consulting June 2000. It is the competitive choice for the user wanting a cheap, versatile, scalable, and reliable server solution. This article examines how Linux is ready to meet or exceed all user requirements that NT provides and why Linux should be the preferred alt
Change Management
Change Management
Change Management What a manager does and how it is done can be categorised by Henri Fayols four functions of management: Planning, Organising, Leading and Controlling. Through these functions managers can be catalysts for change or by definition change agents People who act as catalysts and manage the change process. (Robbins, Bergman, Stagg and Coulter, 2000, p.438) Wether performing the role of the change agent or not, change is an integral part of a managers job. Change is An alterati
Greeks who are they really
Greeks who are they really
Greeks who are they really Community service projects, local charity fundraising and leadership, these are just a few of the positive ways sororities and fraternities (greeks) contribute to local society. How is it that only the negative stereotypes are more widely known throughout most college campuses? Although the preconceived notions about greeks are that hey all lie, cheat, drink, party all night, get into trouble, dont offer anything positive to society and most of all pay money to buy th
The Effects Of Motivation On Performance
The Effects Of Motivation On Performance
The Effects Of Motivation On Performance Findings Task 2- Write a Report on the effects of Motivation on Performance Research peoples attitude to work and factors affecting their motivation by constructing a questionnaire and conducting a small survey. You should aim to distribute your questionnaire to at least 5 people within your organisation. Gather information on what motivates individual performance and identify attitudes to work by interviewing an employee in-depth and comparing their att
Adult education in the u.s.
Adult education in the u.s.
Adult education in the u.s. 1). INTRODUCTION In adult education, The concept of central learning theory is self-directed learning. He (1985) said that because the concept is so central to what adult education is all about, self-directed learning has been one of the field\'s high-interest topics for more than a decade (Mezirow, 1988). Many people like researchers theorists and so on have all asked the pistons: what is self-directed learning? What kinds of people are engaged in it? How can we prop
ITT Trip Scheduling
ITT Trip Scheduling
ITT Trip Scheduling ITT Trip Scheduling The Information, Tours and Tickets (ITT) office could use a system to assist them in creating trip schedules. In this paper I will outline a plan for a Decision Support System (DSS) that will assist ITT in creating schedules for their tours. This system will also track customer surveys and hold data about all of ITTs trips. They already have some computer systems, a spread sheet program and a data base management system (DBMS) which can all be used to buil
Arctic Power - A Case Analysis
Arctic Power - A Case Analysis
Arctic Power - A Case Analysis ARCTIC POWERA CASE ANALYSIS CURRENT SITUATION It is the summer of 1987. Arctic Power laundry detergent has contracted with the consulting firm of Smith and Jones, LTD to assist Arctic Power in determining their strategic direction and their product positioning. BACKGROUND AND HISTORY Arctic Power, a laundry detergent specially formulated to clean in cold water, is part of Colgate-Palmolive Canada family of products. Colgate-Palmolive Canada is a wholly owned subsi
Wetland Policy
Wetland Policy
Wetland Policy Introduction The issue of wetland conservation and policy has long been an issue of controversy among interest groups and industry. When observing the number of endangered or threatened species that inhabit wetlands it is apparent that there is a pressing need to conserve them, especially when the leading cause of species loss is habitat destruction (Nowlan and Jeffries, 1996). There is currently in place a system of policies and laws which culminate to create a relatively effecti
Book Review of Business Policy and Strategy: An Ac
Book Review of Business Policy and Strategy: An Ac
Book Review of Business Policy and Strategy: An Action Guide Book Review of Business Policy and Strategy: An Action Guide Submitted in partial fulfillment of B.S. in Business Administration Century University, New Mexico Grade = 95% A} Business Policy and Strategy: An Action Guide, by Robert Murdick, R. Carl Moor and Richard H. Eckhouse, attempts to tie together the broad policies and interrelationships that exist among the many functional areas which undergraduate students typically study. The
Marketing Notes
Marketing Notes
Marketing Notes [Category]: business [Paper Title]: Marketing Notes [Text]: Chapter 1 - Marketing In a Changing World What is marketing? - Creating customer value and stratification are at the very heart of modern marketing thinking and practice. Market Defined - Markets always focus at satisfying customers needs - Marketing: A social and managerial process by which individuals and groups obtain what they need and want through creating exchanging products and value with others. - Needs: States o
History of the coputer
History of the coputer
History of the coputer Generally, a computer is any device that can perform numerical Calculations --even an adding machine, an abacus, or a slide rule. Currently, however, the term usually refers to an electronic device that can use a list of instructions, called a program, to perform calculations or to store, manipulate, and retrieve information. Today\'s computers are marvels of miniaturization. Machines that once weighed 30 tons and occupied warehouse-size rooms now may weigh as little as th
Essentials of Business Management
Essentials of Business Management
Essentials of Business Management When Sam Walton opened the first Wal-Mart store in 1962, it was the beginning of an American success story that no one could have predicted. A small-town merchant who had operated variety stores in Arkansas and Missouri, Walton was convinced that consumers would flock to a discount store with a wide array of merchandise and friendly service. Hence, Wal-Mart\'s mission is to deliver big-city discounting to small-town America. From humble, hard-working roots, Sam
21st Century Managers
21st Century Managers
21st Century Managers The most important competencies that I believe are needed to be effective in preparing supervisors/managers for in the 21st Century are: leadership; relating with employees, families, and significant others; listening skills; time management; ethical issues; and rewarding employees. All of these are competencies are in the beginning stages of evolving into new supervisor/management skills. Supervisors and Managers certainly need to start preparing for the 21st century. Lead
Marketing For Dummies
Marketing For Dummies
Marketing For Dummies In July of 1953 the United States Congress amended an act called the Small Business Act. Many believed that the essence of the American economic system of private enterprise is free competition. Also, that only through full and free competition can free markets, free entry into business, and opportunities for expression and growth of personal initiative and individual judgment can be assured. Thus, the Small Business Act was amended. In order to carry out the policies of th
Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management
:HRM Human Resource Management : How Groups Behave Differently From Individuals By: [email protected] ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR AND ANALYSIS COURSE ASSIGNMENT QUESTION 2 IN WHAT WAYS DO GROUPS BEHAVE DIFFERENTLY FROM INDIVIDUALS? This essay will attempt to answer the above question by not only studying the conduct of individuals and groups in a work context, but also by looking at the causes of behaviour. Organisational behaviour theories, experiments and case studies will be used to inve
Resources on internet
Resources on internet
resources on internet Please visit two research web sites and report on them for the rest of the class. Make sure your report is for your audience, fellow adult learners who will be doing a fairly comprehensive research project. http://www.umuc.edu/library/ols.html http://www.bedfordbooks.com/rd/index.html Diana Hacker, Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age Business Wire electronically disseminates full-text news releases for public and investor relations professionals to media, onlin
Financial Report Of Loewen Group Inc.
Financial Report Of Loewen Group Inc.
Financial Report Of Loewen Group Inc. Financial Report of Loewen Group Inc. The Loewen Group Inc. was founded in 1969. The company has two major headquarters in North America, one in Burnaby, British Colombia and a second in Cincinnati, Ohio. Loewen Group Inc. (L.G.I.) is the largest funeral services enterprise in Canada and is the second largest company in the North American Funeral Services Industry. L.G.I. owns 918 funeral homes and 269 cemeteries and also engages in the pre-need selling of f
Industry Paper
Industry Paper
Industry Paper Final Industry Paper Manufacturing May 16, 2003 Introduction In today¡¦s advancing technology state, one must be aware of information management systems and how they are shaping lives. Many industries are involved in information technology, and it is that technology which enables them to survive. Five major industries are health, services, manufacturing, finance, and retail. It is hard to say which one is affected more by technology because they all are in their own individual w
Community Buliding
Community Buliding
Community Buliding Building Online Communities of Practice Foreword Information and communication technologies are developing at a breath-taking pace. They repre-sent the foundation of the coming Information Society which will establish completely new struc-tures in economy and society. This process is chiefly characterised by the globalisation of com-munication and of all activities linked to it. National frontiers are losing their significance. We are becoming global players, and services and
The Dynamics of Alcohol and Marijuana Initiation
The Dynamics of Alcohol and Marijuana Initiation
The Dynamics of Alcohol and Marijuana Initiation The Dynamics of Alcohol and Marijuana Initiation Alcohol and Marijuana are the most popular substances among adolescents in the United States. To prevent our youth from ever using marijuana or using alcohol too early, we must find out the exact age they are most likely to be initiated to it. Alcohol and Marijuana are often considered as gateway substances to other deadlier drugs. By delaying the onset of use by youths, we can prevent them from eve
Estabkishing ISO Standards
Estabkishing ISO Standards
Estabkishing ISO Standards 1. Introduction Standards are documented agreements containing technical specifications or other precise criteria to be used consistently as rules, guidelines, or definitions of characteristics, to ensure that materials, products, processes and services are fit for their purpose. For example, the format of the credit cards, phone cards, and smart cards that have become commonplace is derived from an ISO International Standard. Adhering to the standard, which defines su
Incident At Bhopal
Incident At Bhopal
Incident At Bhopal To examine the events contributing to the tragedy at Bhopal, India and their repercussions and to draw conclusions based on these events. What Happened at Bhopal? Reading newspaper and magazine articles written immediately following the events at Bhopal, it is apparent that it took some time for authorities to determine the causes of the industrial accident. Speculation seems to have run wild for a time following the accident. Drawing from later statistics and information seem
Economic Espionage
Economic Espionage
Economic Espionage Economic Espionage A small Mississauga electronics safety equipment company is broken into. Although filing cabinets and desks were rummaged through, nothing was seemingly taken. An officer discovered the company had drawn up a bid for $7 million dollar contract a day or so before the break-in. The contract in question was for a foreign country. It was later discovered that the company in question was known for its aggressive economic espionage. An iron ore shipping company wa
Proposal for a fitness center in TI
Proposal for a fitness center in TI
Proposal for a fitness center in TI Executive Summary An on-site fitness center for Texas Instruments will prove to be advantageous to the company as well as its employees. Studies show that employees who exercise regularly are more productive, efficient, and pleasant to work with. Texas Instruments has the capability to increase employee retention, recruitment, and revenues by investing in a fitness center through Health Fitness Corporation. Health Fitness Corporation provides on-site fitness c
Yahoo
Yahoo
Yahoo February 25, 2001 Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet communications, commerce, and media company that offers a comprehensive branded network of services to more than 120 million users each month worldwide. As the first online navigational guide to the World Wide Web, www.yahoo.com is the leading guide in terms of traffic, advertising, household, and business user reach, and is one of the most recognized brands associated with the Internet. The company also provides online business services d
How Money Is Used, Raised, And Wasted In Washingto
How Money Is Used, Raised, And Wasted In Washingto
How Money Is Used, Raised, And Wasted In Washington As many Federal departments and agencies lurch into an era of running without funds, the leaders of both parties of Congress are spending less and less time searching for a compromise to balance the budget, and more and more time deciding how to use it to their advantage on the campaign trail. Meanwhile money is easily borrowed to pay for government overhead. In an attempt to change this, on June 29, Congress voted in favor of HConRes67 that ca
Acid Rain
Acid Rain
Acid Rain Mardy Ying Assignment #4 WRIT 140 Rajamannar November 10, 1999 Smog: The Big Story The beautiful mountain ranges surrounding the Los Angeles region make a magnificent view, but unfortunately the smog problem in Los Angeles prevents everyone from enjoying this. Smog is a large environmental problem that needs to be concentrated on to find solutions. The media, which includes television, newspaper, magazines, and organizations, is delivering messages to inform the public concerning smog,
Skoda Auto
Skoda Auto
Skoda Auto Skoda Auto The story of Skoda is one of struggle and success. Skoda enjoys a century-long history of motor vehicle manufacturing in a small town in the Czech Republic, about sixty kilometers outside the cultural and tourist center of Prague. Despite early achievements, times became much harder during the former socialist era. The physical plant fell into disrepair and quality declined. However, this tale in one of transformation, and Skoda has once again become very successful in a jo
Differences Between University And School
Differences Between University And School
Differences Between University And School In recent years, although tertiary education is certainly popular among Hong Kong students. It is unlikely that all students can easily catch the ways of studying at starting university. Therefore, we need to know actually what great differences between studying at university and school in order to adjust our ways of studying more effective to achieve the tertiary education. In this essay, I will try to examine their differences in terms of the character
Government Spending
Government Spending
Government Spending How money is used, raised, and wasted in Washington As many Federal departments and agencies lurch into an era of running without funds, the leaders of both parties of Congress are spending less and less time searching for a compromise to balance the budget, and more and more time deciding how to use it to their advantage on the campaign trail. Meanwhile money is easily borrowed to pay for government overhead. In an attempt to change this, on June 29, Congress voted in favor