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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.

Self Assessment Exercise

This 7 page paper presents an example of a self assessment, based on information provided by the student. The self assessment is based in the students’ ability to provide feedback and a reflection on the importance of feedback in the workplace. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

EDUTOT - INTERNAL MARKETING PLAN

This 8-page paper is an example of an EduTot marketing plan for Morocco. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Society’s Monster: Violence

This paper uses four literary works to argue that violence is endemic in society. Frankenstein, Heart of Darkness, War Child and How to Tame a Wild Tongue are used to give various examples of violent behavior. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Society’s Monster: Violence in Literature

This paper uses four literary works to argue that violence is endemic in society. Frankenstein, Heart of Darkness, War Child and How to Tame a Wild Tongue are used to give various examples of violent behavior. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Globalization and its Impacts on Cultural Diversity

Using examples from China, Japan and Australia, this 5 page paper explores the less positive aspects of globalization. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

DECISION ANALYSIS - OPENING A UNIVERSITY BRANCH

This 5-page paper offers an example of a complex decision-making process pertaining to opening a university branch in Northern Virginia. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

RFP - MICROSOFT OFFICE PROGRAMS

This 5-page paper is an example of a request for bid document. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Marketing of New Films

This 8 page paper considers the importance of marketing strategies in the positioning of new films within the American audience. This paper utilizes contemporary examples, including the Blair Witch Project, to understand the way in which technology and other marketing strategies have been implemented to link specific genre with marketing theories to determine the best position in a given audience. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Personality Theory

This 7 page paper explores general ideas about personality theory including current perspectives. It also offers a description of Erikson's eight ages of man as found in his Childhood and Society, each stage is dependent on the one before it. This is an example of the psychoanalytic perspective of personality theory. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Capitalism vs. Planned Socialism

A 5 page investigation of the similarities and differences between capitalism and planned socialism. Examples are given of both. The writer posits that true capitalism does not exist anywhere in the world. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Computers At Work / Effects On Society

This 5 page paper addresses the introduction of the computer into the business world and explores its positive and negative effects on society. Included are examples of industries, such as accounting, engineering and architecture that have been profoundly influenced. Other points addressed include downsizing, loss of privacy and the older population in the work force. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Marketing Plan Evaluation

A 6 page comprehensive overview of how corporations develop marketing/advertising plans and then evaluate their effectiveness. Specific examples are provided. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Habitat For Humanity - Egypt

A 5 page paper. following a short introduction to the organization, including statistics on poor families in the world, the paper focuses on activities in Egypt. Two examples of real families are described. Habitat's goals for activities in Egypt are reported. The writer discusses the responsibilities of a project manager. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Managing Resources; Recruitment and Selection Strategies

This 6 page paper looks at how organizations can use resourcing strategies to strategically enhance performance. The paper looks at different resourcing models and concludes by looking at 3 recruitment and 3 selection examples. This is discussed in general terms as well as with reference to the electricity supply organizations. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

LAW OF DIMINISHING RETURNS - AN EXPLANATION

This 3-page paper explains the law of diminishing returns and provides examples. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Heilbroner; Capitalism and Inequalty

This 4 page paper looks at Robert Heilbroner's theory concerning capitalism and how capitalist economies create inequality. The paper considers the specific structures and mechanisms of modern capitalism that create these conditions and discusses real life real life examples to evidence the arguments. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

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.

The Odyssey and the Theme of Hospitality

A 5 page outline of eight examples of hospitality which interlace the Odyssey. The author identifies these examples and details whether they are negative examples or positive examples. Bibliography lists one source.

Survival of the Fittest

This 3 page essay looks at Herbert Spencer's contributions to sociology. His primary concept is illustrated using modern day examples.The concept of the roles that war and morality play is included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

War Crimes: Definitions and Perspectives

A 12 page overview of the definitions and perceptions surrounding war crimes. Discusses the Geneva Convention and the Nuremberg Trials and provides numerous examples of historical events which classify as war crimes. Emphasizes that all parties of wartime action are capable of war crimes but that it is the victor which most often records history and determines the occurrence such crimes. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Multinational Corporations

This 4 page paper is written in two parts. The first part looks at what is meant by the term multinational corporation (MNC) and how it can be applied to different types of firm. The second part of the paper discusses the power of MNC's giving examples of how they are often able to influence governments. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

Standard vs. Policy

A 4 page research paper that discusses the difference between standard and policy in regards to hospital protocol, using a specific example from St. Joseph Medical Center. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

What is Statistical Significance?

This 3 page paper examines the concept of statistical significance. The term is defined and an example is used to demonstrate how and why it is important. The process used to assess significance is also briefly described. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

Nonverbal Communication

This 3 page research paper uses an excerpt from an episode of Modern Family to discuss nonverbal communication. Phil provides examples of how affect, facial expression and illustrative behaviors convey a profound message. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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