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General Electric's Corporate Social Responsability - ... These devices are used both globally and locally to increase access to quality healthcare. INVESTMENT GE’s commitment to clean energy had been demonstrated in its original investment of $15 billion into clean tech since 2005. The investments into clean energy reaped the reward of $160 billion. The high success led GE to commit an additional $10 billion to clean energy over the next 6 years . For most companies the profit from the investment would be enough to stay the course in clean tech. From the research, it seems that the commitment to a sustainable world is genuine....   [tags: energy supplier, general electric, csr]
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General Patton and Mission Command: The Battle of the Bulge - Operational leaders see how the individual components of an organization fit together and use those individuals work to make a larger outcome. When they focus on a problem, they think of what works best within the process and systems to make an impact on the situation. These types of leaders play a big part in making sure that things get done in an effective and functioning manner. According to the Army Doctrine ADP 6-0, the Army over time has strayed away from operational leaders and adapted Mission Command, which gives leaders the ability at the lowest level the capability to exercise disciplined initiative in an act of carrying out the larger mission ....   [tags: history, general patton]
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General William T. Sherman -      One of the most colorful characters of the Civil War was a General named William T. Sherman. During the period of the war (1861-1865), General Sherman went full circle from being forced to retire on trumped up charges that he was insane, to becoming a key player in bringing this bloody war to a close. He entered the annals of military history as one of the greatest and most distinguished generals of all time.      William T. Sherman was born to Charles N. Sherman and Mary Hoyt Sherman in Lancaster, Ohio, on February 8, 1820....   [tags: General Sherman Essays] 2168 words
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Chaucer's The General Prologue - Chaucer's The General Prologue Chaucer-the pilgrim starts out “The General Prologue” with detailed descriptions of each pilgrim as he views them. When Chaucer-the pilgrim arrives at the Pardoner, he becomes very focused on his physical appearance and what is seems to be missing. There is something odd about this Pardoner and Chaucer-the pilgrim can’t seem to grasp just what that is. He describes that the Pardoner is all on fire to do is job, just arriving from Rome (Bretful of pardon, come from Rome al hoot)....   [tags: Chaucer General Prologue Essays] 706 words
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Internationalization Of General Motors - Internationalization of General Motors This paper examines the expansion of General Motors overseas in its various phases, as well as triggers for internationalization and the problems faced during the process. The paper also considers what benefits have been achieved through international growth, and how the company can be classified with regards to Bartlett and Ghosal’s 4 typologies. Finally, the paper discusses the concept of a “world car,” meeting the demands of customers across the globe. General Motors, International; Internationalization; Globalization; Multinational; Growth Strategy; Volkswagen; Bartlett; Ghosal 1....   [tags: Car Industry GM General Motors] 2346 words
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The History of General Mills - The History of General Mills The company, General Mills, for which I was assigned, proved to be a worthwhile investment researching since it contains a large portion of the market share of its “niche,” that being breakfast cereals and the like. In conducting the research necessary to find out if a potential investor might strike interest upon General Mills, we find out a myriad of things. By drawing our attention towards the spreadsheet, which contains the bits of information we need to infer conclusions, we can see the patterns that develop over a 5 or 10 year period involving such things as: stock price, EPS, ROI, and many others....   [tags: General Mills Company Cereal Companies Essays] 418 words
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General Douglas MacArthur - General Douglas MacArthur General Douglas MacArthur is one of the United States' most popular and accomplished generals. He is mostly known for being the commander of all Allied forces in the Pacific theater during World War II. His life was a spectacular rise and tragic fall. He was one of the United States' greatest leaders of all time. He lived his entire life living by the West Point code of Duty, Honor, and Country. Douglas Macarthur was born on January 26th, 1880 in Little Rock, Arkansas (Kelley 35)....   [tags: US Army General Biography] 955 words
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General Electric Presentation - General Electric Presentation On September 7th, 2001, Jeff Immelt, now a 24-year veteran of GE, was appointed Chairman. Four days later, the world changed forever. Over the past twenty minutes we have given you a window into the world of GE under Jack Welch, and now I would like to take you through the past 5 years, and into the new GE under Jeff Immelt, GEs 9th Chairman in its 128 year history. I am sure that everyone has read the recent Fortune article entitled "Tearing up the Jack Welch Playbook," and I would like to offer our own interpretation of Welch and Immelt's executive leadership styles through a comparison of the two leaders and how they traveled two roads, both with a single de...   [tags: Business GE General Electric] 1897 words
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Accounting Case Study on General Mills - Accounting Case Study on General Mills Financial Accounting Case Study Module 1: A. General Mills Consolidated Statements of Earnings: 1. The recorded sale amount of almost $8 billion is not the actual amount of cash collected. The amount of $8 billion includes cash and credit sales. 2. Sales increased each year from 2000 to 2002. The difference between the year 2000 and 2001 was a 5.35% increase (5,450-5,173/5,173 = .0535). The difference between the year 2001 and 2002 was a 45.85% increase (7,949-5,450/5,450 = .4585)....   [tags: Accounting General Mills Business Analysis] 1405 words
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Chaucer's Canterbury Tales - The Nun Prioress of the General Prologue - The Canterbury Tales  - The Nun Prioress In the reading "The Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucer, there is a detailed description about the nun Prioress in the "General Prologue". Chaucer uses physical and spiritual relationships to show the characteristics of a person. When we see the nun in relationship to other characters, for example the Knight, Chaucer makes the reader see two types of people. On one hand, the nun who gives much importance to minor things. On the other hand, the Knight who gives much importance to things that really matter....   [tags: General Prologue Essays] 879 words
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Chaucer's Canterbury Tales - Concept of Charity in the General Prologue - The Concept of Charity in the General Prologue   In the "General Prologue," Chaucer presents an array of characters from the 1400's in order to paint portraits of human dishonesty and stupidity as well as virtue.  Out of these twenty-nine character portraits three of them are especially interesting because they deal with charity.  Charity during the 1400's, was a virtue of both religious and human traits.  One character, the Parson, exemplifies Chaucer's idea of charity, and two characters, Prioress, and Friar, to satirize the idea of charity and show that they are using charity for either devious reasons or out of convention or habit....   [tags: General Prologue Essays]
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General Prologue of the Canterbury Tales: The Friar and the Parson - General Prologue of the Canterbury Tales: The Friar and the Parson The Friar and the Parson, as described in the General Prologue of the Canterbury Tales, can be used to portray both the good and the bad sides of clergy. They make a stark contrast to each other, often even directly, with their characteristics as told by the narrator. From physical traits to their actions, these two pilgrims are almost exact opposites in certain ways. Their motivations for these actions describe the differences in the mind sets of the good holy man and the one who is less true to his orders, the Parson and the Friar respectively....   [tags: General Prologue Canterbury Tales Essays] 1654 words
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Chaucer's Canterbury Tales - The Wife of Bath as Depicted in the General Prologue - The Wife of Bath Depicted in the General Prologue       At the first reading of the "General Prologue" to the Canterbury Tales, the Wife of Bath seems to be a fairly straightforward character.  However, the second time through, the ironies and insinuations surface and show the Wife's bold personality.  For example, she is rather opinionated.  The second line in the passage, "But she was somdel deef, and that was scathe," seems only to indicate that she is a little hard of hearing.  However, coupled with a line from the end of the passage noting that she liked to talk, this deafness could mean either that she is really deaf and talks because she cannot hear what others say to her or that s...   [tags: General Prologue Essays]
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General Will - “The problem is to find a norm of association which will defend and protect with the whole common force the person and goods of each associate, and in which each, while uniting himself with all, may still obey himself alone, and remain as free as before.” Rousseau (1762)a, ll. 5–7b Thus Jean-Jacques Rousseau sets out his aim, and quite a formidable aim it is. He hopes to establish an appropriate “norm of association” (i.e. relationship between individual and state) in which all individuals and their possessions are protected, to the greatest extent possible, by the state (or body politic); each individual gives himself wholly to the general cause of the state; and all individuals act free...   [tags: Philosophy, Rousseau] 1891 words
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George Armstrong Custer: Respected General or Civil War Embarrassment? - How would you feel if you were the person that lead 231 men to their deaths?(George Custer) My guess would be pretty horrible. Well, there is one man in history that did just that and his name was George Armstrong Custer. What do you think: respectable man of war or an embarrassment to the civil war heros. George Armstrong Custer was born on the fifth of December in the year 1839 in New Rumley, Ohio. He grew up in Harrison County with his siblings and proud parents, Emanuel Custer and Maria Ward Kirkpatrick.(George A....   [tags: US army, military genius, General Custer]
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The Handicapper General - It is the year 2081. Because of Amendments 211, 212, and 213 to the Constitution, every American is fully equal, meaning that no one is stupider, uglier, weaker, or slower than anyone else. The Handicapper General and a team of agents ensure that the laws of equality are enforced. One April, fourteen-year-old Harrison Bergeron is taken away from his parents, George and Hazel, by the government. George and Hazel aren’t fully aware of the tragedy. Hazel’s lack of awareness is due to average intelligence....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples] 809 words
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General Electric and It's Social Response - Incorporated by inventor Thomas Edison in 1892, the General Electric Company is a multinational corporation centered in Fairfield, Connecticut, although the company's main offices are located at the iconic 30 Rockefeller Plaza building in New York City. The fact that GE's headquarters are in such a famous location gives us an idea about the public image that this company has built over the last 120 years. Today, General Electric is made up of five large business entities; Capital Finance, Consumer & Industrial, Energy Infrastructure, Technology, and Infrastructure....   [tags: Electricity, Thomas Edison, Company] 1381 words
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General Terms and Conditions for Customers - Tele2 General Terms and Conditions for Customers Article 1 General provisions 1.1. These General Terms and Conditions, Tele2 doo ("Terms") regulate the relations between Tele2 d.o.o from Zagreb, Vukovarska ulica 269/d ("Tele2") as a provider of public communication services using radio frequency spectrum for public mobile communications network, for which Tele2 has been granted a concession or other authorization in accordance with applicable regulations ("Tele2 network), and the applicant for the establishment of a post-paid and pre-paid user account (hereinafter referred to collectively as „Customers“)....   [tags: Sales Contract] 1125 words
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The Rough Life of General Patton - “War may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men” (“George S. Patton”). This quote was said by one of the greatest and most influential United States Generals we have ever had, General George S. Patton. During his childhood and his military training no one would have thought that Patton would one day lead the Third Army and play a major role in achieving victory over the Germans in World War Two. As a child and an adult Patton did not have very good academic skills and often struggled with reading hand written papers....   [tags: Biography]
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Sexism in Advertising and General Media - From TV commercials and product placement to billboards and posters, thousands of advertisements bombard the average American every day. To be effective, an ad must attract the consumer’s attention, maintain the public’s interest, create or stimulate desire, and create a call for action. These advertisements can be small enough to fit on a three-inch screen or large enough to cover the side of a building. But no matter what the size, in this world of ever-shrinking attention spans and patience levels, ads have to be efficient in portraying their ideas....   [tags: Advertising]
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The General Symptoms of Diabetes Mellitus - ... Generally, the blood sugar levels before meals need to be keeping between 4.4 to 6.7 mmol/L (Treatment and drugs, 2013). Besides that, diabetes patient must take nutritious diet with low fat, high fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Refine carbohydrates and animal product can be take but in fewer amount. The patients also need to discipline themselves to exercise regularly and maintaining a healthy weight. The blood sugar level may change unpredictably. Therefore, the patient needs to check and record the blood sugar level often or at least four times a day so that the reading remains within the target range....   [tags: blurry vision, kidney failure]
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The Office of Inspector General - Introduction The Office of Inspector General was set under the Inspector General Act of 1978(Public law 95-452) and established in March 29, 1989 to provide independent and objective audits, investigations and reviews of the FCC operations and programs. The inspector general therefore pioneers the detection and prevention of fraud, waste and abuse in FCC’s operations and programs. The reports and finds of the investigations, audits and reviews are compiled semi annually by the Inspector General and presented to the chairman and the United States Congress....   [tags: U.S. Government ] 1108 words
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Organizational Structure at General Electric - For a company to be successful it is important that it has very good organization. Organization can be defined in many different ways. Bateman and Snell define organizing as assembling and coordinating the human, financial, physical, informational, and other resources needed to achieve goals. Organizing activities include attracting people to the organization, specifying job responsibilities, grouping job into work units, marshaling and allocating resources, and creating conditions so that people and things work together to achieve maximum success (Bateman & Snell, 2011)....   [tags: Business Administration]
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The Character of General Jackson - ... He even held daily prayers at seven A.M. each morning, which both his family and servants were required to attend on time (Scott and Jeffreys). This stage of Jackson's life allowed him to use his faith as a foundation for his resolute character in the upcoming Civil War. Stonewall Jackson's faith in religion can be seen aptly as the driving force of his resolve during the Civil War. He once asserted, “My religious belief teaches me to feel as safe in battle as in bed. God has fixed the time of my death” (qtd....   [tags: civil war, battle of bull run]
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Family Dollar and Dollar General - Family Dollar was established in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1959 by a 21 year old entrepreneur named Leon Levine. He was interested in operating a low-overhead, self-service retail store. Levine’s main goal was to offer a variety of high quality merchandise to customers for under $2.00 (Family Dollar: History). If everything in the store wasn’t a dollar to begin with why did he name the store Family DOLLAR. The fact is that any person can be influenced in a different way just by the way someone words a sentence or phrase....   [tags: marketing]
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General Model of Planned Change - ... (Cummings, 2009) Group Level Diagnosis Group Level Diagnosis focuses on smaller groups within the organization, such as departments. The design components for the group level are goal clarity, team functioning, group norms, group composition, and task structure. These components are designed to align with the organization’s mission and goals. The organization design is compared to the design components in order to get the output. The group level output is team effectiveness. The team effectiveness is made up of how well the team works together and the commitment to the organization....   [tags: globalization,technological changes,data analysis]
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The General Theory of Employment - This article is a response to certain criticism of the General Theory, as well as a re-exposition of Keynes’ ideas regarding where he diverges from Classical theory. He explains how uncertainty results in interest and money functioning differently than the Classical model assumes, and these differences lead to very different conclusions about effective demand, aggregate output, and employment. Among the criticisms of the General Theory, Keynes felt that Viner’s criticism of his definition and treatment of involuntary unemployment was most worthy of a detailed response....   [tags: Business Management] 1186 words
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Family and General Practitioners - Family and general practitioners help people from the day they were born to the day they die. They are trusted, generous people who want to help people because it is the right thing to do. Also, they are a patient’s main doctor. They give the patients yearly checkups, diagnose diseases and also refer patients to specialists to get more information. Family and general practitioners are always learning about new diseases and new ways to help people. They are always expanding their knowledge and reaching out to other people so they can understand what is going on with diseases in their body as well....   [tags: Doctors, Physicians]
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General Anxiety Disorder (GAD) - Mental disorder, two simple words that can stir up a storm of emotions. Habitually mistaken by general society as “deranged” or “unstable”, the words mental disorder, often, tend to have a negative cognition associated with them. This should not be the case. The misunderstanding that mental disorder is automatically equivalent of that to being psychotic and erratic leaves many individuals feeling isolated, and distressed to share their helplessness due to fear of social stigma. Further public education is required to eradicate this unfortunate social stigma....   [tags: Mental Disorder Essays]
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General Electric Training Effectiveness - The Leadership Development GE-Style case study offers a glimpse in to the management and leadership training provided by General Electric to its seasoned executives (Kreitner, 2008). The history of General Electric dates back to the days of Thomas Edison, with the formal company forming in 1892 (GE, 2010). General Electric is a successful company, which spans a history of over a century of time. They have grown from a company primarily concerned with electricity to one that competes globally in diversified markets such as finance, television production, aircraft engines, medical imaging, and power generation (GE, 2010)....   [tags: Management]
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Retired General Colin Powell - ... Powell never put chalk marks on the wall that indicated he has to do this. He has tried to do his best at what came his way. He was not without ambition, but driven by ambition. He had a full and active public life. He would like to be remembered as a good soldier who served well, and is well thought of by his fellows. Those fellows include his greatest mentors, the captains, and majors who taught him as a lieutenant and kept him going straight ahead. The less you associate with some people, the more your life will improve....   [tags: biography, public life]
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Postmaster General John Potter - Postmaster General John Potter is a lifelong postal employee well acquainted with the strengths and weaknesses of the US Postal Service (USPS). He is the 71st successor to Benjamin Franklin, and is the longest-serving postal head since the 1820s and only the sixth postal worker promoted from within. He led the Postal Service to record levels of service, customer satisfaction, and efficiency. He faced daunting challenges of 2001 terrorist attacks and of transforming USPS to cope with the unique demands of the 21st century....   [tags: Expository, Informative] 1442 words
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The General Strain Theory - Proposed Topic Exploring the role of negative emotions among murderers in a population of federal offenders: the General Strain Theory Introduction The General Strain Theory (GST) states that people who commit crimes are pressured into them by negative emotions that result from a variety of life strains. Negative emotions cause them to feel in a negative way and thus creating pressure on them to act in a variety of ways, with crime and violence being one possible response. GST has been explored among many different populations, but what has not been explored was its ability to predict crime of murder....   [tags: Psychology, Negative Emotions ] 2135 words
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The General Electric Company - The General Electric Company abbreviated as GE is among the main expanded technology, mass media and fiscal services corporations internationally. The headquarters is in a town known as Schenectady in New York and in Fairfield, CT. It functions via 11 core areas, they include GE Advanced Materials, GE Consumer & Industrial, GE Energy; GE Healthcare, GE Infrastructure, GE Transportation, NBC Universal (80 percent owned by GE), GE Commercial Finance, GE Consumer and GE Insurance. GE is a multinational and functions in in excess of 100 countries globally and makes roughly 45 percent of its incomes away from the US....   [tags: Technology, Investment] 1416 words
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Winnipeg General Strike Significance - The conflict over living conditions in Canada has been ongoing. Perhaps Canada’s most forceful movement towards change was the Winnipeg General Strike, during the summer of 1919. The strike was caused by the working class’ desire to rise out of poverty. The government hastily tried to suppress the strike by deporting the strike leaders, using gunfire to disperse crowds, and eventually ‘punishing’ the people by dismissing them from their jobs. The Winnipeg General Strike was ultimately detrimental to the wellbeing of working class Winnipeggers due to the government’s infringement of democratic ideals....   [tags: Canada, Government]
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General Motors Supply Chain - ... However, finished goods inventories management is still a big problem and many automotive OEM’s such as GM are now considering even more investments in added capacity. The North American production capacity is currently being used not only to serve the domestic market but to boost supply for the export markets as well. Common platform design strategies and sophisticated levels of plant automation allow GM to exercise some form of flexibility in production from different plants due to variations in capacity....   [tags: auto industry, auto dealers]
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Case Study: General Electric - Introduction This paper is a qualitative overview of modern business innovation strategies and theories, strategic business management, corporate ethics, and a case study of General Electric (GE). The innovation strategies specifically discussed in this paper are: disruptive innovation theory, value innovation, blue ocean strategy, and fast second. Strategic business management and its 5 step implementation process are detailed. Corporate ethics are discussed as a practice and as a strategy. Finally, the implications and applications of these theories, strategies and practices are evaluated in a case study of GE....   [tags: strategic business management, innovation]
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General Theory of Employment - ... This would have direct effect on the money wage paid to the labor . Hence marginal dis-utility of labor may increase over marginal utility of the labor. A labor may not wiling to accept the work or an employer may increase the number of labor required for the same job. This can be controlled by maintaining low rate of interest and by increasing the propensity to consume. Keynes in this way critiqued the postulates given by the classical economists. Both of the measures has limitation in economy....   [tags: Keynes, economics, wages, india]
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General Welfare - Final Thoughts When I first started to write about general welfare, I at first thought it might be a two, three maybe four part article, but it eventually morphed into TEN and now eleven parts, and I still did not cover all that I wanted to. I was however was able to cover the various arguments and circumstances surrounding the term “general welfare” in many respects. Throughout the discussion we have covered some of its first origins and uses, how it came to be part of the Constitution, and the debates about it after the Convention finished, and leading up to when the Supreme Court started to hear arguments over it [which is another entire discussion in itself]....   [tags: U.S. Government ]
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General Wainwright - Wars are like car accidents. The outcome can be tragic, yet there is this creepy fixation, like you cannot look away. Everyone has experienced this phenomenon as they pound frustratingly on his/her steering wheel, hoping someone finally starts moving, but knowing exactly why no was is. I had this same odd, tragic, and frustrating attraction to the Bataan Death March. The Death March was completely comprised of death and despair yet, the very inhumanity of it was seducing. Unfortunately for me, the Bataan Death March is not a person....   [tags: Biography ]
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General Crisis - Parker and Smith defined the ‘General Crisis’ as a manifestation of unusual instability due to the confrontation between society and the state that spread across the 17th century that resulted with mass uprisings and social upheaval including the Naples uprising of 1647 and the Moscow revolt of 1648 as mentioned. This view provided is emphasised on economic and social issues as the cause of collapse for many civilisations even before the 17th century as seen in the case of the Pre-Classical civilisations of Eurasia in the second millennium....   [tags: 17th Century Europe, Social Issues]
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General Motors Inc. - General Motors incorporates entrepreneurship and innovation into its business objectives. This is evident in General Motors Vision statement which states that its goal is to “lead in advanced technologies and quality by creating the world’s best vehicles”. (1) For instance General Motors has an extensive R & D, Design, and Engineering department that oversees the creativity, innovation, and invention of its strategic technologies and innovation programs which are aligned with its corporate vision....   [tags: Business, Entrepreneurship, Innovation] 1418 words
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General Motors Company - What kind of vehicle do you drive. Would it happen to be a Chevrolet. A Buick. How about a Cadillac. Or a GMC. All of these brands plus more are made by General Motors Company, or better known as GM. GM is the 2nd largest car manufacture in the world (General Motors Company, 2011). They have provided millions, if not more, vehicles to the world. Thanks to GM, many of the popular vehicle brands that are available, they have produced. You can understand how vital GM has been to the automotive world when you find out that “it was the world’s largest car maker from 1931 to 2008, when it was surpassed by Toyota” (Costantini)....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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General Gouglas Haig - "A general who wears down 180,000 of the enemy by expending 400,000 men...has something to answer for." This idea from military historian C.E.W Bean is the main line of argument from traditionalist historians. They represent General Douglas Haig, British Commander-in-Chief of the BEF from 1915 to the end of the war in 1918, in a critical, damning light: a hopelessly incompetent general with a willingness to sacrifice the men of Britain for a few metres of muddy ground. On the converse of this interpretation is a revisionist perspective of Haig as a caring ‘architect of victory’, bringing long-term achievements with his perceptive strategies....   [tags: Britain, Commander in Chief, War] 1867 words
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Judge Advocate General - Judge Advocate General (JAG): These words represent greatness not only in the military world but in the civilian realm too. JAG officers have that type of toughness that is just giving to make you want to respect them. A JAG officer to earn respect in the military. Being a JAG officer lets an individual have an outstanding career due to the toughness of the selection process and also because of all of the hard work that this career requires. The research describes and evaluates everything from the duties of the officer to qualifications of the field....   [tags: JAG officer, military, career, occupation]
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General Haig's Role in the Battle of the Somme - The Battle of the Somme was one of the most famous battles that took place during World War One. Germany had believed that a war with Russia was likely to occur and if that happened then they would also come into attack from France. In order to avoid attack from both sides Germany planned to attack France first and then Russia, believing that Russia would need 6 weeks to attack them and they could defeat France in that time. This was the basis of the Schlieffen Plan. Germany attacked France through neutral Belgium as they thought that Belgium would not fight them....   [tags: world history] 1400 words
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General Douglas Haig - Within this assessment I will be responding to the question ‘Does General Douglas Haig deserve his reputation as the “Butcher of the Somme?” as a plentiful amount of historians criticise him for why multitudinous soldiers died during the battle of the Somme, essentially due to his poor battle plan, but alongside every event there is two sides to what has happened. The battle of the Somme arose because the British and French armies were required to relive German pressure off the French town of Verdun as well as gaining an expansion of territory....   [tags: The Butcher of the Somme]
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Failure of Mission Command by General McClellan - The Battle of Antietam could have been a devastating and fatal blow to the Confederate Army if Gen. McClellan acted decisively, took calculated risks, and veered away from his cautious approach to war. There are many instances leading up to the battle and during the battle in which he lacks the necessary offensive initiative to effectively cripple and ultimately win the war. This paper is intended to articulate the failure of Mission Command by GEN McClellan by pointing out how he failed to understand, visualize, describe and direct the battlefield to his benefit....   [tags: war, Antietam, union army, soldiers, confederates]
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GENERAL MOTORS AUTOMOBILE MARKET IN CHINA - General Motors is an automobiles company that has been in operation since 1930’s. It was founded in Detroit, Michigan and has done business with about a hundred and forty countries. In America, General Motor has an uphill and downhill history of sales. Five years ago General Motors was doing really well and their highest sales were trucks and jeeps. The last three years with the market and economy struggling the way it has been, sales have dropped. During cash for clunkers there was a small spike but as soon as it ended the sales went down again....   [tags: International Business]
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General Relativity Advances the Development of GPS - ... Therefore, accompanied with all these advantages, GPS dominates the market of navigations and explorations (Wing, Eklund, and Kellogg 169). Behind the developments of GPS stands the General Relativity, a theory that set up the foundation of modern physics and technology. Written by a Nobel Prize winner Albert Einstein around year 1916 in Bern, General Relativity illustrates some profound understandings of the universe (Pais 155). The core concept described in General Relativity is that our space is not flat but curved, and “the amount of curvature at some place depends upon how dense matter is at that place.” Thus, an object with high density performs great gravitational effects on its n...   [tags: navegation, satellites, motions]
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The Mistakes of the Brilliant General, Napoleon Bonaparte - The assumption held by many that Napoleon Bonaparte was a brilliant general and an exceptional leader is debatable when the Frenchman’s many mistakes are revealed. Bonaparte was born to a wealthy family with previous political connections (Wilde 1). He entered a military academy at only nine years old and entered the French Army Artillery Regiment seven years later (Wilde 1). As Bonaparte moved up in the military ranks, he made himself known with his political opinions and his successful leadership of the revolutionaries’ armed forces (Wilde 1)....   [tags: Napoleon Bonaparte, military, france, history, ] 1039 words
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Medicine and General Health in the Nineteenth Century - Medicine and General Health in the Nineteenth Century Without the attempts of past doctors and psychologists, advances in medical and health fields of the twenty-first century appeared impossible. Doctors and psychologists throughout the ages attempted to enrich the world with their consistently expanding knowledge of health and medicine. “The 19th century was a period of enormous medical change and progress” (Farlex “Medicine, 19th-century”). Although the nineteenth century brought change to the scientific world, it also brought sickness and unhealthy lifestyles due to a lack of medical knowledge....   [tags: Health ]
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Six Steps for the General Election in Malaysia - ... The campaigning period begins immediately as the eligible candidates on nomination day are announced. It has to be end at midnight before polling day. They can promote their campaign by affixing of posters, talks, distribution of pamphlets, and campaigning from house to house. Other requirements for the candidates so far are to pay the campaign materials deposit for Parliamentary seats (RM 5,000) and for state seats (RM 3,000). If the campaign materials are cleared within 14 days of polling, the candidates will receive back these deposits otherwise it will be used to clean up the city; however, if there is any balance from the clean up, it will be returned to the concerned party....   [tags: election campaign,election commission,votes]
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