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Pierce College Scholarship Contest

This is a 4 page paper that shows an example of how to write a paper for a scholarship contest. Bibliography lists 2 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.

Examining an Example of Poor Leadership

This 4 page paper presents an example of poor leadership. The event is examined and considered in the context of leadership theory. Following an assessment of the issues advice is given on how leadership may be improved. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Democratic Nursing Leadership

This 3 page reflective essay offers a hypothetical example of how a nursing manager might discuss use of the democratic leadership style. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Tornado Alley

A 4 page paper that identifies where Tornado Alley is and why it has that nickname. The essay explains what a tornado is and how scientist think it is formed. Some examples of tornadoes are provided. The essay comments on the development of the Great Plains region and how people deal with tornadoes today. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Gandhi A Transactional And Servant Leader

A 3 page paper that explores Gandhi’s leadership styles. The essay reports examples of transactional, transformational, and servant leadership styles used by Gandhi. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

The Evolution Of Abnormal Psychology Since Ancient Times

A 4 page paper that traces the history of abnormal psychology. Examples are given from Biblical times and Ancient Greeks and the first lab and clinic in modern times. The essay comments on the three models: biological/medical, socio-cultural, and psychosocial. Bibliography lists 3 sources. PG701058.doc

Fair Pricing

This 12 page paper looks at the concept of their pricing, defining what it is and how it may occur. The concept is examined looking at the way in which the perception of fairness may vary. Written from a strategic perspective, different examples are examined in order to demonstrate the different approaches to fairness considering the impact on both companies and consumers. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

Mass Media And Profit

A 4 page paper that discusses the media and profit. They need to earn a profit to stay in business but it decreases the quality of entertainment and news broadcasts. Some examples are included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Heroism of Odysseus

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of Odysseus and heroism. Odysseus is represented as an example of both classical and modern heroism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Mormon Women and Abortion

This 3 page research paper/essay focuses on the psychology of Mormon women by using the issue of abortion as an example of their deep Christian faith and dedication to moral standards. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Examining Centripetal Force

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of centripetal force. Examples of other forces such as gravity and friction creating centripetal force are included. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Bullying and Nursing

This 4 page research paper describes the recommendations issued by The Joint Commission in regards to the issue of bullying between colleagues in clinical environments. The writer gives a student a specific hypothetical example of how the student might describe protocols put into place at within the student's clinical environment to meet these standards. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

The hypothesis section of any thesis or dissertation generally sets up the "problem" to ...
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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

Chapter 2, known as the Literature Review, is where most of a dissertation's sources ...
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Chapter Three:  Methodology

The layout of a dissertation's methodology section varies greatly depending upon the type of ...
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Chapter Four:  Discussion

In Chapter 4, the "Discussion" section, students must perform a critical analysis of their study's ...
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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

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