Research Database

Strategic Management Components

A 3 page paper that defines the strategic management process and identifies and explains the steps in the process. An example is taken from Wal-Mart. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Steve Jobs and Charismatic Leadership

This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of charismatic leadership. Steve Jobs is explored in depth to provide an example. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Examining Centripetal Force

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of centripetal force. Several examples are given. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Quality Improvement in Higher Education

This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of quality improvement in higher education. Programs in place in Los Angeles community colleges are used as an example of quality assessment. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Appropriateness in Psychological Testing

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of psychological testing. Appropriate and inappropriate examples of tests are used. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Effects of Joining the Military

A 5 page example paper that addresses writing a personal essay that discusses the effects of joining the military on his life. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

International Law and the Syrian Conflict

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of international law. The UN condemnation of Syria shelling Turkey in October 2012 is used as an example. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Researching Parkinson’s Disease

This is a 9 page paper that provides an overview of the research process. Each step of the research process is documented, including an annotated bibliography, using Parkinson's disease as an example. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Research Design for New Horizons

This 8 page paper presents and justifies the choice of methodology to assess the way a change employees are likely to view a change in an organization, in this case the introduction of a balanced scorecard. The paper presents useful hypothesis which may be used, outlines a methodology, provides an example questionnaire as well as discussing the pros and cons of quantitative and qualitative research. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

Change Following Crisis-Examination of a Firm Recovering from a Crisis Caused by the Recession

This 6 page paper looks at the way change may occur and alter in a crisis. An example of a firm facing declining sales is used to look at how a planned strategy may change to an emergent or pluralist strategy. The ability of a crisis to stimulate positive change is demonstrated. Thje bibliography cites 5 sources.

Environmental Stressors

A 3 page paper. Environmental stressors may are those things in the environment that cause humans to feel stress. Environmental stress also relates to those pressures that are placed on the environment itself. Examples of each are discussed in this essay. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Characterization in A Rose for Emily

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of characterization. The character of Emily in Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" is used as an example. Bibliography lists 1 sources.

Royal Caribbean and Amazon SWOT Analysis

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of SWOT analysis. Royal Caribbean and Amazon are used as key examples. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Pop Culture

This 3 page research paper/essay begins by offering the student a hypothetical example of how the student might wish to describe a personal relationship to pop culture. This is followed by a definition of popular culture, identification of three major trends, and discussion of how popular culture affects decision making. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Choral Performance Concert

This 5 page concert report offers a student a hypothetical example of how the student might choose to relate the details of a recent concert at Yavapai College's Performing Arts Center. This concert was an a cappella choral performance and the writer discusses the various works that were performed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Design, Sampling and Ethics in a Proposed Study

This 5 page research paper offers a hypothetical example of how a student may choose to present the design, sampling procedures and ethical issues that pertain to proposed study to examine the effect of changing patient bathing procedures on the incidence of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Pay It Forward, Altruism and Burnout

This 4 page essay offers an example of how a student might choose to describe personal experience with the Pay it Forward philosophy, which is when individuals who have benefitted from the actions of others are motivated by their feelings of gratitude to perform altruistic acts in turn for third parties. This leads into a discussion that of altruism and burnout, stressing that mental health professionals must guard against the later. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Examining Reinsurance

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of reinsurance. A history and modern examples are given. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Nursing Leadership

This 4 page paper provides an example paper that the students can use as a guide in reporting an interview with a nursing leader, describing the leader's leadership style. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Does the United Nations Make the World a Better Place?

This 4 page paper is written in 2 parts. The first part is a brief summary outlining the purpose of the United Nations (UN). The seduced part of the paper looks at whether or not the UN has made the world a better place. The discussion includes examples of the way the UN has impacted on lives across the globe in a positive and negative manner as well as the organizations limitations. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

Porter’s Five Forces For Competitive Strategy

A 6 page paper. Porter updated his Five Forces and competitive Strategy paper in 2008. This essay applies Porter’s forces of competitive advantages with examples involving IT. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Autobiography, Nursing Professional Development

This 7 page essay offers a student a example essay that the student can use as a guide when writing a personal autobiography of her/his professional development as a nurse. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

China Foreign Policy, Influence, and Environmental Polices

This 4 page paper outlines the foreign policy of China, looking at the foundation of the policy and the way it manifests. The paper goes on to look at the influence that China has and may have in the international arena, and some examples of their environmental policies. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

Article Summary, Walker, et al (2004)

This 3 page essay reports on a study by Walker, Gorsuch and Tan (2004) that investigated the ways in which counselors integrate religion and spirituality into their practices by conducting a meta-analysis of 5,759 therapists within the context of 26 studies. The paper provides a brief summation of the article, the writer's response and hypothetical example of how the student may include the information provided in practice. Bibliography lists 1 sources.

Exploring the Process of Negotiation

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of the negotiation process. It examines the manner in which negotiations are carried out through a hypothetical example. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

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Chapter Three:  Methodology

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Chapter Four:  Discussion

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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

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