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General Electric's Corporate Social Responsability - I chose to look into General Electric for this project because they are an energy supplier and multi-national company. Energy providers have a reputation as a money hungry companies that care about the bottom line more than people and the planet. It is easy for a person to assume that a corporation of GE’s size, money would be its only concern. What I learned was that GE has a public image problem more than a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) problem. The company has been working to make the people of the planet more Earth friendly by creating technology that has higher efficiency with fewer emissions and lower resource demands....   [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 Sheridan - ... Although the ground forces were planned to arrive at Arnhem within three days, heavier resistance from the German than what was expected delayed the XXX Corps from reinforcing the British paratroopers at Arnhem. The Battle of Arnhem lasted nine days. On 17 September, 1944, D-Day for Operation Market Garden began with the airborne divisions being dropped behind German lines in Holland. During the Battle of Arnhem, the 1st British Airborne Division led by MG Urquhart were set up for failure. Previously, Urquhart was successful as a brigade commander in Sicily, Italy, and North Africa, this operation would be Urquhart’s first as division commander of an airborne unit....   [tags: general sheridan, invasion normandy] 1448 words
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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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The General Prologue - ... The text describes her smile with words such as simple, sincere and shy. All of these words would fit the description of a lady. The religious aspect is also covered when the text mentions that her greatest oath is to the Saint of Eloi (120). This perfect description however does not last more than three lines. The next lines say that she sings, speaks French and eats s Neatly. These three actions at first glance might still seem well-mannered but in fact are unnatural. The text says that she “entuned in her nose ful seemly” she is singing decently but is doing so through her nose illustrating the extra effort needed to sing appropriately....   [tags: Geofrrey Chaucer, poem, analysis] 967 words
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General Gates at the Battle of Saratoga - ... Resupplies began arriving and the morale was lifted. Soldiers stated that Gates' arrival raised them as if by magic and they began to hope and then to act.8 General gates saw the immediate need to boost the morale of his men. By leading the show of support for their well being and readiness, General Gates was empowering them to affect the outcome of the battle. General Gates further showed leadership by providing purpose and direction to subordinate commanders. To reestablish good order and discipline, General Gates ordered that commanders conduct daily drills designed to instill confidence in the men and themselves.9 With this renewed confidence, General Gates' subordinate commanders ha...   [tags: leading, understanding, visualizing, assessing] 1676 words
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Creative Writing: Louise and The General - Louise was an orphan whose parents died when she was very young. So the only thing she hated very much was separation. Her parents left an ancestral gemstone ring for her, which suited her very well. She did not sell it for money, instead of which, for more than ten years, she earned her living as a tailor assistant. She hoped one day she can become a designer and make really beautiful clothes. Her ultimate goal was to design soldiers’ clothes since she really admired soldiers due to their heroic spirit and machismo....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 772 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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A Brief Biography of General MacArthur - ... Again, General MacArthur proved himself in defeating the Japanese in the Philippine when America attacked the Japanese reclaiming the Philippines. This was not the final problem during World War Two for MacArthur becoming the leader over the Allied Forces during the war (Stockner, 16-25). General MacArthur was transformed into political figure overnight. He led negations with enemies on terms to stop fighting enemies when they surrendered. Also General MacArthur sent the Americans over the whole Pacific reclaiming countries invaded by Japan....   [tags: America's Caesar, World War II strategist]
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The Game of Football and Life in General - ... Academics are the most important and valued aspect of my athletes’ life. They may love the game of football. They may have dreams of playing professionally. But they must prepare themselves for life’s hardships. Academic success will assist them by having them learn good study habits, prioritizing, problem solve and time-manage skills. As their coaches, advisors, co-parents, and friends my coaching staff and I will provide my student-athletes with as much help and guidance as possible. In order to play they must past that is why I require academic success as a foundation to athletic opportunity....   [tags: coaching philosophy] 550 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 General Rule on Constitution of Trusts - ... Likewise in Richards v Delbridge a donor signed and endorsed on a lease that it had been given to a member of his family. Applying Turner LJ’s rule in the Milroy’s case, the gift was imperfect and unenforceable as the leasehold property was not passed by deed. As such, if the settlor does not manage to set up a trust properly, then the court will not intervene. Exceptions and Justifications Nevertheless, there are number of cases where the courts might depart from the rule in Milroy v Lord in some situations to alter its strictness and create constructive trusts so as to perfect imperfect gifts....   [tags: Milroy v Lord case] 1246 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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Family and the General Systems Theory - ... I cannot say my family is like the Huxtables, but we do view ourselves a whole, or in other words, "wholeness." In my immediately family we all have wide ranges of personalities from quiet, shy, outspoken, and passive. When we are viewed as one you wouldn't even noticed any of our personalities because all of our personalities mesh together and we become the family that is outspoken, and assertive. A family event that would be linked in terms of wholeness would be during holidays. Holidays are the very few times when my family come together and talk with each other....   [tags: Personality, Relationships, Bond] 1393 words
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General and Political History of Russia - 1. Introduction This assignment aims to establish the foundation for the understanding of how history has played a role in defining and redefining the Russian society. By looking at the general history and the political systems of the past, this assignment will highlight events that influenced the emergence of these systems and the current government systems instated. This assignment will examine the way in which the Russian government operates and will therefore highlight the political ideologies of the country in order to provide a basis for educated recommendations to be formulated....   [tags: cold war, communism, political ideologies] 1765 words
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The General Symptoms of Diabetes Mellitus - A person suffer from diabetes mellitus has high blood sugar if left untreated. Explain diabetes, blindness and kidney failure Diabetes Definition and diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus. Nowadays many people, especially in the developed nations though not solely, suffer from diabetes. American Diabetes Association (2014) had studied that diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders and which reveal themselves by causing problems in insulin action/-secretion or both and results in dysfunction and eventually failure of many organs....   [tags: blurry vision, kidney failure]
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General Studies and research of Cardiology - General Studies and research of Cardiology Cardiology is the diagnosis and treatment of human or animal hearts In the focus of Cardiology, the heart has many different anatomical features including ventricles, atria and valves. While plenty is known about the healthy heart, Cardiology usually studies diseased hearts. Because diseases of the heart can lead to many complications and is the leading cause of death, it is important to study these diseases to try and develop new medicine or procedures to prevent heart disease from causing so many complications....   [tags: heart, atherosclerosis, blood] 1640 words
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A General Overview of Vibration Analysis - ... The vibrating system generally depends on the initial conditions as well as the external excitations this is to predict the behaviour of a system. The only important features are considered in the analysis under specified input conditions, by considering a simple mode of the complex physical system the behaviour of the system can be determined. Not only this, the mathematical modelling purpose is to represent all the important features for the purpose of deriving the analytical equations governing the behaviour of the systems....   [tags: measurement, wave equation] 2616 words
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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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A History of General Anesthesia - General Anesthesia In the early 1800’s, before the use of anesthesia, many patients with life threatening issues would forgo surgery and choose the permanent path of death rather than undergo a painful, emotionally scarring procedure such as surgery before anesthesia. When surgeries did take place, they would be performed on the top floors of hospitals so that the other patients couldn’t hear the screams. More than 8,000 anesthesia-free operations were performed in the Ether Dome at Mass General Hospital, coincidentally the birthplace of the first surgery “without pain” (Mass General)....   [tags: breakthroughs in surgery]
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Profile of General Motors Company - ... Each new employee of the Company held an introductory course for new employees. Goals of the company:  Move faster and take risks to achieve sustained success, not just short-term results  Lead in advanced technologies and quality in creating the world’s best vehicles  Lead in advanced technologies and quality in creating the world’s best vehicles  Lead in advanced technologies and quality in creating the world’s best vehicles (Motors, 2013) General Motors priorities are safety and quality, create life customers, innovate, deliver long-term investment value and make positive difference....   [tags: services, structure, goal, officers] 1879 words
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Sourcing Strategy at General Mills - ... General Mills does not want to risk partnering with an unethical cocoa farmer who violates labor laws using young children or putting the workers through harsh conditions. Next I will need to conduct a total cost analysis to see how much it would be to purchase cocoa. The monthly cost of cocoa beans fluctuates monthly. In January, 2010 cocoa beans were being sold at their highest- $3,525.12. Currently, cocoa beans are sold for $2,730.20. It may be wise to purchase a larger amount of cocoa beans when the cost of them declines, to save money and avoid risk when the price rises in the future....   [tags: chocolate, assessment, cost, supply, market] 674 words
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SWOT Analysis of General Motors - ... With an early entrance into China, well performing joint ventures and local Buick brand, GM has a strong position in China’s automotive market. WEAKNESS Diminishing Dealer Network General Motors has compiled a list of more than 1,000 dealerships market for closure. The company has announced that it will not renew its franchise agreements with nearly one quarter of its U.S. dealerships. As of December 31, 2008, GM had 715 dealerships in Canada, as recent as May of 2009 plans called for a anywhere from 40 to 200 closures....   [tags: market, weaknesses, profit] 1504 words
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Biography of General Jubal Early - As one of the most controversial figures in the Civil War, General Jubal Early led the Confederacy in its most threatening attack against the Union capital. He was not a typical Confederate general since he displayed no religious faith, had few friends, and lacked manners (Axelrod 125). He was not likable as a person, yet seemed to demand respect as a general. He refused to admit defeat, often “rising from the ashes of his own failures” (Swisher). Early’s most admirable quality was his intense loyalty....   [tags: confederacy, civil war, hostilities]
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The Character of General Jackson - Each and every great figure in history, and indeed ever in existence, has held a virtue in common – resolve. A unique drive or belief has always pervaded the minds and hearts of the great and aided in their success. General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson proves no different; he lived his life on the maxim “You may be whatever you resolve to be” (qtd. in “Stonewall Jackson Civil War Confederate General”). Few great figures in the history of this nation can adequately compare their resolve with that of “Stonewall” Jackson's....   [tags: civil war, battle of bull run]
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Biography of General Douglas MacArthur - The people in our country whom are respected and honored the most are people within the military. These people have great love and devotion for our country, that is why they are considered to be true Americans. One American who was in n the military and stood out during the second world war and post second world war was General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. MacArthur rose to the position General of the Army through hard work and dedication. He was an expert at war strategies, he led many victorious battles for the United States during WWII....   [tags: military, world war II] 1503 words
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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 - The world is constantly changing in many different ways. Whether it is technological or cultural change is present and inevitable. Organizations are not exempt from change. As a matter of fact, organizations have to change with the world and society in order to be successful. Organizations have to constantly incorporate change in order to have a competitive advantage and satisfy their customers. Organizations use change in order to learn and grow. However, change is not something that can happen in an organization overnight....   [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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Chaucer Tales: The General Prologue - ... He is by no means religious or holy, he is more of the opposite of who he should be. Again it is explained that the Friar has a way with words, “Ful wel biloved and famulier was he, and eek with worthy wommen of the toun” (Chaucer 215-217). He was loved and known, but mainly he was familiar with the woman in his town. This concept is again expressed, “Somwhat he lipsed, for his wantownesse, to make his Englissh sweete upon his tonge” (Chaucer 265-266). A Friar was a man of God, and his duties was not to seduce and flirt with woman....   [tags: portrait of the pilgrim Friar] 1045 words
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General Rules of Contract Law - 1.0 Introduction In this Essay we will be discussing of what does a consideration consist of and how to recognise the element that is influencing the court’s decision when the issue come in relation to perform their exiting duties. We shall also discuss what are the general rules when comes for the formation of a contract and what are the different solutions when comes to the breaching of a contract with example of some cases. This topic need an analysis how can consideration has the main role to play when it comes of an enforceable contract....   [tags: breach, consideration, promise] 1702 words
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General Applications of Carbon Nanotubes - ... The initial realized major commercial application of MWNTs is their use as electrically conducting components in polymer composites, which is a kind of material combining diverse materials together to form an overall structure better than the individual components. That is to say, just as a bite of a sandwich tastes different from, and far more delicious than the flavor of a slice of bread and a few pieces of tomatoes, composites with specific proportion and arrangement enjoy superior properties than the materials that comprise them....   [tags: motor, composite, biotechnology] 1835 words
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General George S. Patton - ... At Ft. Sheridan Patton gained a reputation to be a hard-driving leader, a reputation that his superiors liked (General George). At the end of 1911, Patton was sent to Ft. Myer, VA, where he befriended Henry Stimson, who was the Secretary of War, and then Patton became his aide (General George). In 1912, Patton was twenty-six years old, and he represented the United States at the Stockholm Olympics in the first Modern Pentathlon (The Official, Bio). In the shooting portion, Patton got deducted points because they said he missed the target (The Official, Bio)....   [tags: notorious figures of WWII]
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Dollar General's Bussiness Strategy - Distribution Because Dollar General does not sell in bulk, they tailor their supply chain to focus on more frequent deliveries of goods to smaller stores. Although this creates some inefficiencies relative to their big box rivals who were able to ship larger truckloads to their stores, Dollar General benefits from a denser network of stores in many areas as they had more than twice as many US locations (11,061) as Wal-Mart (4,807) in 2013. Additionally, Dollar General owns all trailers moving to and from distribution centers, but subcontracts trucking [dollar general 10K]....   [tags: cost, competition, expansion] 646 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 - Retired General Colin Powell Colin Powell stated, Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off. It seemed as if he had found his place while in ROTC. The discipline along with the structure, it was as if he had found people who were like him. He had fallen in love with the Army and after forty years of service, he retired. He was ask, what would have you done if you had not come in the Army. I’d probably be a bus driver, I don't know. The General had some very strong parental guidance while growing up....   [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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General Post Office, Dublín - 1. Descripción Es un edificio del siglo XIX, sus obras finalizaron en el año 1818, desde el punto de vista arquitectónico cabe destacar su precioso pórtico de estilo griego con seis columnas, originalmente sobre este pórtico estaban situadas las armas reales inglesas, que tras la independencia de Irlanda se retiraron. 2. Tipo Material 3. Localización geográfica O’Connell Street, Dublín, Irlanda. 4. Localización temporal Siglo XIX 5. Ámbito colectivo Sociedad desde el Siglo XIX hasta la actualidad 6. Ámbito cultural Sociedad del Siglo XIX, y el alzamiento de los independentistas....   [tags: ]
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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 - Introduction Over the years, the U. S. auto industry's market has been experiencing fluctuations due to many reasons including: price, quality and foreign competition. General Motors Corporation (GM) which had been the leading car and truck manufacturer had been experiencing declining market share and facing stiff competition from both U.S manufacturers and foreign imports such as the Asian auto producers that included Toyota, Honda and Nissan. The main reason for increased foreign competition was that foreign cars were more fuel efficient, smaller, less expensive, and often more reliable than their American counterparts....   [tags: auto industry, auto dealers]
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General Environment of T-mobile - For this report, our team performed a scan of the general environment concerning T-Mobile. Topics which were reviewed include the economy, demographics, technology, legal and political events, and social attributes. Significant events and trends dealing with the segments are analyzed throughout. Economy Compared with the rate of many decades before, the rate of mobile usage is zooming these days. The developments of general economy and technology revolute peoples’ life styles and bring mobile business into a new page....   [tags: profit, marketing, demographics] 1823 words
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General Science and GATTACA - ... Anton, who was named after his father, was always favoured by his parents and encouraged him to feel greater while Vincent was frequently criticised of his failure. Due to the amount of hurdles Vincent faced by his family and society, he decided to use Jerome Eugene Morrow’s identity who was an ex-athlete with perfect genes until he became paralysed after an accident. Vincent used Jerome’s body cells, urine and DNA samples to gain a place at the prestigious Gattaca Academy as a ‘valid’ candidate....   [tags: vincent freeman, movie analysis] 993 words
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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 - An analysis of Keynesian economic approach in Indian context The relevance of Keynes in Indian context is been questioned as well as a matter of discussion among various economists arenas and conferences from post independence to licence raj to neo-liberal shift. in the economic structure. According to the General Theory of Employment , Interest and Money has trivial relevance in underdeveloped countries like Indian context.According to the Keynes he posses his argument on based of his understanding that these economies do not suffer with involuntary unemployment....   [tags: Keynes, economics, wages, india]
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General Facts About Meningitis - General facts of the disease This disease occurs when the meninges AKA the lining around the brain and spinal cords has inflammations, probably causing many disturbances in the neural system. It comes in two forms; viral and bacterial infection with differences in effects depending on what form of meningitis it is. Common symptoms are fever, vomiting, severe headache, cold digits and pale or mottled skin. There can also be rashes and hyperventilation but there are also some psychological and neural effects Meningitis may have, some of which are photophobia, increase in being sleepy or seizures....   [tags: fever, vomiting, severe headache] 1524 words
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Corporate Governance General Review - ... From one side, investments during South Seas growth reached 500 millions, investors did not recognize the lack of firm structure caused of Bubble act avoiding selling shares without approval of Royal Charter or Parliament. Necessarily, that caused to stop developments of listed companies in stock companies. Today developments is returned to developments of railway network in British Empire in 1800s, which needed extra finance to cover their growth. There were 910 unlimited companies registered in stock market , according to the act of 1844 Join-stock companies act (Hannigan & Farrar; 1998)....   [tags: business administration] 1768 words
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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 McChrystal - Synthesis Essayl For the first time since Truman’s dismissal of Gen MacArthur during the Korean War, the Obama administration in 2009 decided to remove an acting theater-of-war commander, Gen David McKiernan and replace him with General Stanley McChrystal. At the time, the Afghanistan war was not going in the direction that the administration wanted, and Gen McChrystal seemed like the perfect choice. Then on Monday, 21 June 2010, an eight-page article published in The Rolling Stone magazine captured America’s attention for a 72-hour news cycle and resulted in the four-star generals resignation....   [tags: Obama administration, Afghanistan]
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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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The Leadership Roles of General Martin Dempsey and General Tommy Franks - ... The author explains how this General’s initiative, guided his path to victory during his mission in Iraq. He was able to recognize and understand the issues that would develop in institutions and stable governance in post-Saddam Iraq. The second trait a leader should possess is leadership motivation. This is where a leader has the desire to influence and lead others. It’s frequent to find leaders with high leadership motivation having the desire to assume responsibility in many occasions, which means a greater desire to influence and lead others....   [tags: drive, motivation, influence] 1021 words
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General George Patton - Synthesis Essay: General George Patton Standing in a crowd of hundreds, anxious about what is to come—combat; waiting for a man whose reputation greatly precedes him…the man who will lead you into battle—into a nightmare. As he took the microphone and declared, “you are here because you are real men and all real men like to fight.” These words are those of General George Patton…and he has your attention. Inspirational and blunt are just a couple of the many terms used to describe General Patton....   [tags: Synthesis Essay, United States Army, WWII]
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General Electric Company - Introduction In modern times, publicly traded corporations are very widespread all around the world. A publicly traded corporation means that a company can be owned by a large group of people. Each shareholder can influence the decision making of the company and get its dividends from the profit. Being a publicly traded corporation means disclosure of all financial statements, even if it can be used against the company by its competitors. A positive issue is the raising of funds for expansion and investment....   [tags: GE Analysis]
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Massachusetts General Hospital - Massachusetts General Hospital The internal control breach that involved Massachusetts General Hospital missing records did turn up the regulatory and enforcement heat in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The requirements of HIPPA provide clear guidelines that require all health care providers, in the United States, to give insightful protection of the private patient information. This protection should be done through physical, administrative and technical internal safeguards....   [tags: internal control breach]
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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 Motors Automobiles - ... The most popular among these brands include Cadillac, Buick, GMC and Chevrolet. Because diversity and the spread of the company is important, a strength of GM is its strong presence in China. China is the largest automotive market and is an emerging economy that grows at a steady rate. In addition, China is the second largest market for GM in terms of units sold. GM is the largest car manufacturer in the US and currently holds more than 18% market share, due to extensive knowledge of the US market and its consumers....   [tags: 20th century, american history, cars] 2000 words
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General Practice, The Art of Helping People - General Practice, the Art of Helping People Section One- My topic, Why I Choose it Thousands of people each year rely on doctors around the world. A lot of these people rely on general practitioners to prescribe medicines and treatment for common illnesses. This is where I come in. I have always enjoyed helping people in every way I can, volunteering, doing good deeds, and helping out around my community. This is why I chose to research a general practitioner for my I-Search project. I know that general practitioners work to help treat patients of all ages of small illnesses....   [tags: ]
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A Lack of Meaningful General Education Courses - ... The only things they should work hard on are their major courses. That kind of idea is lack of long-term perspective and needed to be correct. Apart from this reason, there are also some other reasons to explain the phenomenon. According to my survey distributed to students in UM, some students say that they need high GPA to find a good job in Macau, they don’t want general educational courses pull their GPA down. So a big part of they choose general educational courses just according the degree of difficulty rather than students’ own interests....   [tags: university, interests, gpa] 1003 words
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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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