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Coding for Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) - ... (unknown) Some examples of correct coding of CHF in various situations are discussed below: 1. The patient is admitted with Acute Diastolic CHF and fluid overload. The patient was started on a diuretic and Digoxin. a. Only the acute diastolic CHF is coded as fluid overload is inherent in CHF and no additional code is required. This case is coded as 428.31 and 428.0. 2. A patient with known CHF presents with severe shortness of breath, confusion, and cyanosis. The patient was intubated and adjustments were made to the patient’s Lasix dosage....   [tags: Coding Heart Failure]
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Learning from Failures - Whoooo. Taking a deep breath, I whisk my nerves aside. This is the moment I have worked so hard for and I had to dive in head first. The curtain whisks open to an auditorium filled with hundreds of silhouettes. Dimly the lights cast a gray mist over the anticipating crowd. As the music begins the lights burst onto the stage. Suddenly ten gorgeous girls with heavy stage makeup and curls swing into action. This is the moment we have all been waiting for after a week of countless activities and interviews....   [tags: failure,] 758 words
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Kidney Failure - Introduction There is a pair of kidneys in the human body. They are situated towards the back of the body under the ribs, just at the level of the waist where one on either side of the body. Each kidney is composed of about one million units which are called nephrons and each nephron consists of two parts: a filter which is called the glomerulus and a tubule leading out from the nephron (Cameron 1999). According to Marshall and Bangert (2008) the kidneys have three major functions. Firstly, the kidneys are excretion of waste from plasma in the blood....   [tags: Health]
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Creon's Failure - Many great rulers have been tempted by the authority of absolute power. In Antigone, by Sophocles, Creon, the Theban king, will do anything in order to earn this absolute power. Creon’s prideful attitude, disregard of the authority of the gods, and failure to listen cause him to fail as a statesman, demonstrating the nature of kingship in Sophocles’s Antigone. One of Creon’s many failures as a statesman is his prideful attitude. For example, Creon believes that gods chose him to lead the kingdom: “But see, the king comes here, /Creon, the son of Menoeceus, /Whom the gods have appointed for us/In our recent change of fortune.” (Par....   [tags: Greek Literature] 510 words
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Renal Failure - ... In intrarenal azotemia continues to decrease when more of the nephrons are non-functional. Lastly and least preferred by the client is kidney biopsy. A needle is pierced through the skin and into the kidney. This is then sent out for testing. The majority of these tests will be determined by the signs and symptoms the client is displaying. Some of the signs and symptoms for acute renal failure are asthenia, uremia, oliguria, and anuria. Uremia is both subjective and objective. Uremia can cause nausea, confusion, seizures, irregular heart rhythm and fluid in the lungs....   [tags: Disease/Disorders]
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Successful Failure - He was a man full of integrity, sincerity, and character; who changed the lives of many by providing them homes, jobs, and of course the satisfaction from eating a scrumptious creamy milk chocolate bar (Erdman). He is well-known for not only “The Hershey Chocolate Company”, but his own “town of Hershey” (“Milton Hershey” 144). As a philanthropist, entrepreneur, and giver; Milton Hershey created his own American Dream through many failures and perseverance. Milton Hershey was born on September 13, 1857, in a “Pennsylvania farm in Derry Township” (“Milton Hershey” 142)....   [tags: Biography]
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Failure of Love - ... The total effect of such a setting is an atmosphere permeated with stagnation and isolation. This “world of blindness” extends from a general view of the street and its inhabitants, to the boy's personal relationships. He keeps to himself and dreams of Mangan’s sister, a “brown figure” who evokes the skin color of romanticized images of Arabia that flood his head. Drifting away from his schoolmates' boyish games, the boy has fantasies in his isolation, in the ecstasy and pain of first love. Hoping to win her heart, the boy plans on buying her a gift from the annual bazaar....   [tags: Literature] 1573 words
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A System of Failure - ... He is warned of failing first grade if he doesn’t learn how to read despite reading with his mother every night and being enrolled in various after school reading programs. In the film, we are also acquainted with Emily, an 8th grader who attends a middle-class high school in the affluent Silicon Valley. She views Summit Preparatory Charter High School as the stepping stone to her academic success by providing her with more opportunities and increasing her chances of getting into university....   [tags: Education]
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AIG Failures - What was once the unthinkable occurred on September 16, 2008. On that date, the federal government gave the American Investment Group - better known as AIG (NYSE:AIG) - a bailout of $85 billion. In exchange, the U.S. government received nearly 80% of the firm's equity. For decades, AIG was the world's biggest insurer, a company known around the world for providing protection for individuals, companies and others. But in September, the company would have gone under if it were not for government assistance....   [tags: Corporate Failure] 1072 words
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The Power of Failure - There is a common misconception that failure is a bad thing. Many people who fail at something are often called losers, but if those people learn from their losses, they are actually winners. Failure teaches people that they are just like everybody else, and that success is gained from hard work and determination. When people fail at something important in their lives and decide to try again, they tend to regain their confidence and persist with great resilience. Many of the best lessons people learn in life come from the mistakes they have made and the knowledge they gained from their mistakes....   [tags: informative essay] 547 words
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Bartleby, The Failure - Bartleby, the Failure It is not rare, sometimes it is even common, that an author speaks about his or her self in their works. Herman Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener" is often considered such a story. Many of the characters in the story and images created allude to Melville's writing career, which was generally deemed a failure. The main character in the story can either be Bartleby or the narrator, but Melville partially embodies both of them. We are understanding towards the narrator's reasoning for keeping Bartleby and for the sympathy he shows for Bartleby....   [tags: essays research papers] 456 words
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The Failure of Chartism - The Failure of Chartism For the chartist to have had a focus, they would all have to have had the same issues, and all held equal support for all 6 parts of the people’s charter, the paper behind the chartist movement. This was not the case; in many instances the people would only support something when it suited them, a knife and fork issue, this was the cause for the collapse in the movement. In source one it does say how people wanted the charter or rather universal suffrage, which does involve all 6 points, this can arguably seen as some focus, yet the source goes describes how there was a lack of focus upon the issues, the fact that it is a knife and fork issue, only really cared for when it is needed, means that there would be a dramatic lack of focus, crucial in the failure....   [tags: Chartism Chartist Movement] 855 words
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Prohibiton Was a Failure - Prohibition Was a Failure      Alcohol is illegal. “The reign of tears is over. The slums will soon be a memory. We will turn our prisons into factories and our jails into storehouses and corncribs. Men will walk upright now; women will smile and children will laugh. Hell will be forever rent” (Thorton 9). The Eighteenth Amendment of the Constitution went into effect on January 16, 1920, with three-fourths vote from congress (Boorstin 994). The National Prohibition of Alcohol was adopted to solve social problems, reduce the crime rate, stop corruption and minimize the tax burden created by prisons....   [tags: Alcohol Ban Laws Essays]
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Failure of Democracy - Failure of Democracy According to David Herbert Donald in the article Why They Impeached Andrew Johnson, “Rarely has democratic government so completely failed as during the Reconstruction decade.” As voiced by Lincoln in his Gettysburg Address, the nation is a “government of the people, by the people, and for the people.” However, during the period of reconstruction, the government was far from this philosophy. Public opinion was all but ignored, and all matters were decided by either President or Congress....   [tags: American History] 865 words
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Descartes' Failure - Descartes' Failure In his Meditations on First Philosophy, Descartes strives first and foremost to provide an infallibly justified foundation for the empirical sciences, and second to prove the existence of God. I will focus on the first and second meditations in my attempt to show that, in his skepticism of the sources of knowledge, he fails to follow the rules he has set out in the Discourse on Method. First I claim that Descartes fails to draw the distinction between pure sensation and inference, which make up what he calls sensation, and then consider the consequences of this failure to follow his method....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Essays]
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The Failure of Integration - The Failure of Integration After four decades of school integration America has given up, and the question is: "Why?". I believe the answer is because absolutely nothing worked. Bussing was a hassle, most magnet schools were set up for false reasons, and everything was very costly. With everything they tried there were still no significant changes in the test scores of the minority students. So now here we are in the late 21st century and it can all be summed up with what Chris Hansen of the American Civil Liberties Union in New York City believes the courts are saying, "We still agree with the goal of school desegregation, but it's too hard, and we're tired of it, and we give up." It all started with Brown v....   [tags: essays research papers] 865 words
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The Failure of Prohibition - The Failure of Prohibition Source Based a) One way in which source A and source B agree concerning the consequences of prohibition. When it was introduced it caused a lot of illegal activity. Source A shows how by saying, "It (prohibition) created the greatest criminal boom in American history and perhaps in all modern history." Source B shows this because it says, " by 1928 there were more than 30,000 illegal speakeasies" in New York. Another agreement that the sources A and B have is that the Anti-saloon league was an important factor in the final national ban on alcohol....   [tags: Papers] 1823 words
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Failure of an MIS - Failure of an MIS In the year1994, FoxMeyer was the fourth largest drug wholesaler in the United States with an annual sales of approximately $5.1 billion. The company filled orders from thousands of pharmaceutical companies with shipments of up to 500,000 items per day. However, in the same year, due to rapid growth and consolidation of the pharmaceutical industry, FoxMeyer’s management was concerned about competition from the larger competitors. The threat imposed required drastic measures. The whole industry competed on low profit margins....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Forever Failure - Forever Failure Everything was peaceful in my Haudenosaunee village. There were some disputes on land from time to time with other villages, but they were never as greedy as these white bearded monsters. They not only took away our homes, but also the land of our ancestors. I am one of the last ones who survived from their attacks for I led the back up warriors. Not one person from my tribe was able to defend themselves from the white men's gun, not even my father, Mountain-Lion, the bravest worrier of our village was able to survive....   [tags: essays papers] 788 words
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absolut Failure - The 1920’s was a time of major social change in the United States. The social changes during this period are reflected in the laws and regulations that were implemented. One of the most prominent examples of this was prohibition. The 18th Amendment to the Constitution, or the Volsted act as it is also know, was implemented to eliminate the use of alcohol in the United States. In doing this, the advocates of prohibition hoped to also eradicate the social problems associated with alcohol. “It was an attempt to promote Protestant middle-class culture as a means of imposing order on a disorderly world”(Dumenil 226)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Failure of Prohibition - The Failure of Prohibition There are many contributing factors to why prohibition was introduced on 16 January 1920. The two factors that I have chosen to answer the question, how did they contribute to prohibition being passed as a law, are the Anti-Saloon League (ASL) and the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU). These both campaigned to try and get prohibition passed as a lawThe Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) was formed in 1875 and was led by Frances Willard, but the movement of women to try and get prohibition passed as a law had started before this....   [tags: Papers] 3646 words
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The Pathophysiology of Acute Renal Failure - Explain the pathophysiology of acute renal failure. Include pre-renal, intrarenal and postrenal causes. Acute renal failure is a sudden decrease of kidney function often characterized by the loss of homeostatic equilibrium of the internal medium causing waste accumulation in the blood. Aside from accumulation of waste products like nitrogen and urea, it is also characterized by a sudden decrease of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) which disables the kidney from filtering waste products that is harmful to the body....   [tags: Medical Science]
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The Pathophysiology of Acute Renal Failure - ... A serum potassium level test, like the serum creatinine test, is also a good indicator of how well the kidneys are filtering. Doctors also use an ultrasound, x-ray, or MRI to look at the kidneys. In the first stage of renal failure Stage one of acute renal initials diminished function. Signs and symptoms will start to show up in any testing done. glomerular filtration rate at stage one is still at least 90%. Stage two glomerular filtration rates falls to 60-89%. Stage three glomerular filtration rates falls to 30-59%....   [tags: Disease ]
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Acute Renal Failure - 1. Explain the pathoplysiology of acute renal failure. Including perenal,intraernal and posternal causes. Acute renal failure is when the kidneys have suddenly stopped working this disease disables the body’s mechanism of excreting waste products and maintaining fluid electrolyte balance. According to WebMD, the causes are characterized as a sudden decrease of blood flow to the kidneys, damage from some medications, poisons, or infections, a sudden blockage that stops urine from flowing out of the kidney....   [tags: Nursing] 968 words
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BREAKER FAILURE DETECTION ALGORITHMS - ... A. SENSITIVITY The question considered under this aspect is on the reliability of remote relays in detecting faults in the power system. A difficulty arises when analyzing the conditions that lead to system failure. The hindering factor is the load encroachment. The radial system has limitations in the fault current and the circuit load. The source acts as a controlling factor thereby making this system simple. Complications arise for networked systems. The possibilities of the relays detecting failure past the remote bus is limited because of the in feed....   [tags: Engineering ]
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Acute Renal Failure - ... In most severe acute renal failure patients can have seizures and go into a coma. Stage 2 is chronic renal failure, a more severe form of renal disease. Chronic renal disease can develop without the patient experiencing any symptoms up until there is minimal function in the kidneys left. Symptoms that patients experience when they have chronic renal failure may include similar symptoms of acute renal failure. Yet some symptoms associated with stage 2 are nocturia, high blood pressure, anemia, loss of appetite is common, and shortness of breath....   [tags: Disease/Disorders]
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Government and Market Failure - ... Fundamental questions have been raised to determine the appropriate time government intervention is required and the magnitude of inefficiency to warrant supposedly intervention or to let the market correct itself. Stiglitz, argued that inefficient government microeconomic policies to address the market gap often tends to exacerbate the existing problem or yield unproductive results in the economy (34). Market failure Correction The principal of Pareto efficiency dictates that market failure is a product of making other individuals worse than they were found....   [tags: Economics ]
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Acute Renal Failure - ... The second would be the intrarenal cause, also known as intrinsic, which is the damage occurring within the kidney, which impairs kidney function. This one results from medications such as penicillin or diseases like, acute tubular necrosis (ATN), acute interstitial nephritis (AIN), and acute glomerulonephritis (AGN). The third cause is the postrenal, which is when there are obstructions in the urinary tract. This one affects the normal flow of urine out of both kidneys from a blockage caused by kidney stones, a tumor, an injury or from an enlarged prostate gland....   [tags: nursing, medical] 1084 words
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Chronic Renal Failure - Introduction Every human body contains one pair of kidneys. They are situated towards the back of the body under the ribs, just at the level of the waist, with one on each side of the body. Each kidney is composed of about one million units called nephrons, and each nephron consists of two parts: a filter, called the glomerulus and a tubule leading out from the nephrons (Cameron 1999). According to Marshall and Bangert (2008), the kidneys have three major functions: firstly, the kidneys excrete waste from plasma in the blood....   [tags: Health]
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Nursing: Renal Failure - ... 3. Blood chemistry shows increased potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, blood urea nitrogen (BUN) creatinine, and uric acid levels. Also will show a decrease of calcium, carbon dioxide. Sodium normal or decreased hemoglobin and hematocrit increased with dehydration and decreased with hypervolemia, decreased adhesiveness of platelets. 4. Ultrasound or CT scan shows kidneys may be enlarged. 5. Renal scan or IV urogram to visualize obstruction, tumors, or masses. 6. Excretory urography shows decreased renal perfusion and function....   [tags: nursing, medical]
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Acute Renal Failure Q&A - Acute renal failure, define as the incapability of the kidney to get rid of excess body fluids, waste products and minerals in the body that causes accumulation which leads to the complications to the other parts of the system. The pathophysiology of acute renal failure include the: pre-renal, intrarenal and postrenal causes. Pre-renal cause is the failure of the urinary mechanism to work due to perfusion of the kidney caused by the depression of the glomerular filtration rate of the kidney which is the volume that is filtered in the renal system and azotemia, an elevation of the nitrogen containing urea....   [tags: Health]
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Failure can be a gift. - ... I would come to see this recalled variation on parental admonitions as a practical example, the child would not stop playing with matches, and as a result the child got burned. Tolerated failure, and accompanying reticence to repeat a negative experience, imprints learning better then success in the absence of experience. Pain or regret are often the price of failure, however both can also be excellent substitute teachers when less direct lessons are available or practical. In reading Palmers book I was struck by his assertion that “life is not only about my strengths and virtues; it is also about my liabilities and my limits, my trespasses and my shadow.” It is a powerful concept, that we are comprised as much of faults and failures as we are virtues and victories....   [tags: Philosophy] 1212 words
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What is Sand Failure? - LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 What is Sand Failure. Sand failure is the sheering, slicing, or gravity fall and consequent lifting off of solids (mostly sand particles) from the reservoir. This usually occurs at the sand face of the bore of the well, and along the surface of perforations and is the first step to sand prediction. As a worst case scenario, it could lead to a complete collapse of the wellbore sand face. 2.2 Categories of Sand Production. There are three types of sand production, after sand has failed, and they are as follows; 1. Sand production that declines with time (relatively short period)....   [tags: Literature Review]
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Acute Renal Failure - ... (Brady, 1995) This happens when the kidneys are directly affected by hypertension, diabetes, infection, or other dysfunctions of the renal system such as acute glomerulonephritis. Postrenal is seen in less than 5% and is caused from acute obstruction of the urinary tract. (Brady, 1995) If removal of the obstruction is immediate, the kidneys can return to normal function. Many diagnostic tests exist for the treatment and diagnosis of ARF and include: Blood urea nitrogen (BUN): BUN measures the amount of nitrogen in your blood that comes from the waste product urea....   [tags: Disease/Disorders]
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Fascism - A Failure of Modern Politics? - To what extent is fascism a product of the failure of modern politics. Is fascism still a threat to western society in the 21st century. When democracy breaks down, people turn to extreme forms of government. Europe between World War I and World War II experienced a phenomenal growth in the popularity of extreme right wing political parties, particularly Benito Mussolini’s Fascismo movement in Italy and Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party in Germany. The rise of Fascism in Italy is commonly attributed to the failure of democratic government, Italian liberalism and a fear of Bolshevism after the Russian revolution of 1917 (Linz 1998, pp.177-178)....   [tags: political essays, government] 1591 words
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Failure Prediction Algorithms - ... The test positions were studied to determine common problems across both sectors. Masrur, Wu, Mi, Chen, & Murphey (2008) presented a case where prognostics were implemented in a power electronic switch for a direct current braking system. The authors research determined that faults in a solid-state power switches could be located exactly after a fault was observed. This case can track a failure milliseconds after it occurs, the researchers strongly hypothesized that improved algorithms could began to predict failures in a proactive manner opposed to reactive....   [tags: Technology]
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Congestive Cardiac Failure (CCF) - ... Buch (2010) gives an explanation of the aetiology of LVF as the patient experiences dyspnoea meaning difficulty breathing and orthopnoea as the breathing difficulty at rest or when lying flat in bed, which are evident in the case of Mrs S. Reason for this problem occurred as a result of an increase in venous return from extremities, bringing about congestion of the heart leading to pulmonary oedema. Less oxygen in of the body will give rise to sympathetic tone causing increase in heart rate thereby leading to increase fluid circulation....   [tags: Senario Based Assignment]
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The Failure of The Berlin Blockade - ... The new West Mark was given the same value as the East Mark, “leaving the door open for negotiations.” “On June 24 the Soviets responded to the implementation of the new currency arrangement in the western zones by halting all western land traffic into the city.” The United States placed a counter blockade on the goods from the Western Zones into Eastern Germany which would effect the Soviet economy. The government of the United States was prepared to “participate in negotiations in Berlin among the Four Allied Occupying Authorities” , on the condition that communication and the movement of goods between the Western Sectors in Berlin and the Western Zones be restored....   [tags: The Cold War]
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Analysis of the Failure of Fire Control - ... 1.1 The FiReControl Project: aims and Characteristics The case project we are going to analyse is called FireControl. It was a challenging IT UK Government project started in 2004, under the Labour Party. Run by the Department of Community and Local Government (henceforth the Department) and lead by the former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott, FireControl aimed to create Public Value. Its declared aims were: improving public security, through strenghtening resilience, efficiency and capability of the FiRe and Rescue Service (henceforth FRS) across England, while saving costs....   [tags: Public Administration]
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Examining Business Failure - ... Consequently the broad aspects of the system are neglected with the implication that the system becomes narrowed to the perspectives of the administration. This helps create new capabilities and chances for other individuals to move up the ladder of progress and for the organization itself to be competitive enough in the market. Strategic decisions are the key drive here and in order to avoid making repeated changes that make the organization not to experience any advancement. The new strategies should involve clear design objectives that will offer the organization a different approach in which to manage their resources....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Home Depot's Failure in Chile - ... This failure was due to several mistakes of the management. First, although Home Depot made a wise move in their entry into Chile by joining into partnership with Falebella, a firm that was well known and respected in Chile, they refused to heed their advice. Falabella was unhappy with Home Depot’s performance, and tried to be involved in the process of making decisions. However, Home Depot simply pointed out to them that they were one of the largest home improvement stores in the world. They felt that was proof enough that their way of doing things was best....   [tags: International Business Management]
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Failure of the Italian Revolutions - The failure of the Italian revolutions cannot be attributed to one reason as there are a plethora of reasons which could be cited as a main cause. The main reasons which could be argued as the most important reasons for the failure of the Italian revolts are the lack of organisation within revolutionary groups, the Austrian army’s strength, the political and military inexperience of those in power, the Pope’s abandonment of the revolution, the hesitation of Charles Albert to front the campaign of unity and Bonaparte’s intervention....   [tags: Italian History] 777 words
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The “Successful Failure” That Was Apollo 13 - The “Successful Failure” That Was Apollo 13 Shortly after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed and walked successfully on the Moon for the first time in history, another lunar mission almost ended in disaster without the valor and strong leadership it took to get three men back to Earth. Jim Lovell (played by Tom Hanks), Jack Swiggert (played by Kevin Bacon), and Fred Haise (played by Bill Paxton) blasted off on the Apollo 13 mission on April 11, 1970, in trying to collect samples from the surface of the Moon and survey it....   [tags: Film Analysis] 1772 words
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The Crusades: A Successful Failure - ... Ultimately, however, the Crusades did not manage to heal the split between the Eastern and Western Church, but did manage to strengthen the Roman Catholic Church and simultaneously accelerated trade and gave huge economic gains to Western Europe. In other words, the Crusades were a successful failure. In his call at Clermont in 1095, Pope Urban II asked all fellow Christians to join in the aid of the Christians in the East that were then prone to Turkish attacks. Requesting that they all leave their lives and run to their aid, Pope Urban II explained how they would be doing all in the name of God....   [tags: World History ]
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The Failure of Washington Mutual - ... “Stuart Plesser, a banking analyst at Standard & Poor’s, said, ‘This is a terrible credit-quality bank. Its problem had more to do with credit than deposits.’” (Palmeri, 2008) At the time of WaMu’s collapse, they held a total of $310B in assets, where $239B stemmed from its real estate portfolio, $176B of which was from home mortgages. WaMu had failed to learn from the lesson from the fallout of multiple savings and loans in the early 1980’s. During this time period, the firm relied too heavily on mortgages and underwent dramatic cost cutting efforts to stay afloat....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Failure of the Education System - Our education system today is in a state of flagrant disrepair. Educators rely on outdated modes of instruction to teach children. Instead of examining these methods administrators spend time and effort developing more intensive assessments in hopes of fueling more intense learning. In order to successfully impact learning teachers must begin teaching in ways that guarantee to impart new knowledge. Brain-based learning is a newer concept in education that addresses the specific needs of a learner’s brain in order to maximize learning....   [tags: Teaching, Education ]
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Benito Mussolini: A Destined Failure - ... Mussolini was raised Catholic, compliments of his mother, which he contested at a very young age (Mack Smith 1). On the other hand, Mussolini’s father was an atheist and radical socialist, beliefs and ideals Mussolini would later embrace (Mack Smith 1). Like most young boys, Mussolini was easily influenced and sought to gain increase with his father by adopting the same values as he. Mussolini unwilling attended a religious boarding school at the demands of his mother (Gregor 29). While there Mussolini became unruly and bothersome to the faculty, he was eventually expelled from the school and placed in to a local public school....   [tags: Italian History, Politics, Il Duce] 1145 words
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The Failure and Rebirth of Burmese Nationalism - ... (“Child Soldiers”). In addition, political dissidents have been either jailed, killed, or fled the country, “others to the China frontier, most to Thailand” (Steinberg 2). Political unrest would come to a head in 1988 when Burmese people, with government instability, protested and rallied for reform. They were eventually led by the National League for Democracy (NLD) who formed as a party representing nearly all the groups that resented junta control (“New Name”). Elections were held, and it seemed as though Burma would go down a road of growth and emerge as a cohesive state....   [tags: International Government ]
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Homelessness: The Result of System Failure - ... However there are three that are the most accepted and commonly used: Structural Functionalism, Symbolic Interactionism, and Conflict theory. Structural functionalism theory explores society as a whole, and views it as nothing more than a functional machine. Talcott Parsons, an influential sociology professor, had a large impact on functionalism, for him the theory was a grand theory, meaning it blanketed all. Each person and/or institution has a place to serve a function for the greater good of society....   [tags: poverty essay]
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Royal Bank Of Canada (Rbc) - This case discusses a crisis at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) that occurred on May 31, 2004. The crises involved a programming change to a vital piece of banking software. An incorrect change to the code led to the failure of the bank’s programs which in turn led to customers that could not check account balances, customers (and non-customers) that did not receive paychecks, automatic payments and bank transfers that were delayed, and duplicate transactions. The code that was entered incorrectly was quickly fixed, but before that could happen, bad data was sent throughout the banking system that was difficult for RBC to track....   [tags: Bank Failure Crisis Finance] 1002 words
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Business Failure Due to Cultural Differences - ... “The role that cultural difference plays is huge. Without the understanding of the culture, many things are misinterpreted. This does not stop just at the level of language. In the marketing field this is especially prominent,” (Chung, 2009, p.1). Different symbols have a variety of meanings, depending on the culture. “The "OK" sign commonly used in the United States is a good example of a gesture that has several different meanings according to the country. In France, it means zero- in Japan, it is a symbol for money; and in Brazil, it carries a vulgar connotation,” (Understand and heed, 1991, p.1)....   [tags: Culture ]
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