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Medieval Ballad vs. Modern Interpretation in Get Up and Bar the Door - Medieval Ballad vs. Modern Interpretation in Get Up and Bar the Door   An often used literary form in Medieval English literature was the folk ballad, an example of which is "Get Up and Bar the Door." A typical ballad is humorous, its author is unknown, and it focuses on one subject. This subject and the events of the story are conveyed both by the words written and those implied. The implied thoughts are conveyed and emphasized using a variety of literary techniques such as symbolism, repetition, and rhyme....   [tags: Get Up and Bar the Door Essays] 662 words
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Alternate Universe in the Lost Treasure - ... So with a collective disheveled sigh the drunken group left together to stumble all the way home to their “loving” wives. The bartender couldn’t help but chuckle at the comedy that he sees everyday in his bar, he leaves the counter to close the door but just as he is about three steps from the door it opens. In walked a woman, though you wouldn’t really guess that at first, she had pale skin, puffy hair and wore clothes you would find on those that worked in a some high rise office. She had a slight grin on her face that was mirrored by the bartender who went back behind the counter and followed by the new customer who took a seat in front of it....   [tags: customers, alcohol, bar, bartender] 1527 words
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The Value of Bar Mitzvah - This is a Torah portion that I feel represented my values as a whole. The portion is a part of the Parsha Ha-Shavuah which centers on the story of Sarah (Abrahams wife) having a baby at a very old age, and the details around that. Included in the part that I’m reading, theres emphasis that you should be generally hospitable towards others, and that families don’t always follow “Traditional” patterns. Now, let me explain my values and how they fit into that Parsha: Humor- Humor is important to me because it helps me keep a fresh, clear outlook on life and just generally brightens someone's day- or my day- in general....   [tags: Bar Mitzvah Speech]
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The Millionaire Next Door, by Thomas J. Stanley - The book I chose to review for this course is titled, “The Millionaire Next Door”, by Thomas J. Stanley, Ph.D., and William D. Danko, Ph.D. After learning that it was published in 1996, prior to the widespread availability of the internet, and subsequent e­business boom, I was slightly sceptical that the information held within might not be relevant for someone like myself trying to thrive in today’s chaotic economy. Fortunately, I was wrong. The Millionaire Next Door is full of concepts and principles that put into perspective how we view money and status in our society, and also debunks the myth that America’s wealthy are the ones doing most of the spending while living elaborate and care...   [tags: The Millionaire Next Door]
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The Evolution of Door Handles - When it comes to opening a door there are many ways you can do it. You pull a handle, turn a knob, push it forwards, press a button or simply stand in front of it. It’s strange to think that the door, an object we are all familiar with hasn’t existed forever. The door opening mechanism has been around for amount of time, as the door knob was invented much later than the door itself. Before the door, there were simply openings. These openings let in everything from one space to another: people, light, sound, air, bugs, etc....   [tags: Doors, Openings, Knobs, Door Handles]
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A Graduation Certificate Can Get You in the Door - Good Work Ensures Employment Success With increased attention to skill standards and worker certification, people tend to consider their qualifications solely in relationship to the occupational skills they have acquired. This publication addresses the myth that skill competencies alone ensure employment and discusses the value of continuous learning, emotional intelligence, networking, flexibility, and commitment to business objectives as other keys to workplace success. A Graduation Certificate Can Get You in the Door Although it is true that academic degrees, skill certifications, and other documentation of accomplishments provide access to employment, they are significant only at the...   [tags: Work Skills Competency Essays] 1811 words
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Comparing the Marriages in "Holding Things Together" and "The Painted Door" - A married couple may not always be the happiest couple even though it may seem that love is expressed in the relationship. Some marriages are meant to be while some are not. What causes a person to be dissatisfied with their marriage. Or how do external factors play a role on the outcome of a relationship. As for the case in "Holding Things Together" and "The Painted Door"; these short stories have a few similarities, but they also have many contrasting factors to take into consideration on why one couple is successful with there relationship while the other is not....   [tags: Holding Things Together, Painted Door, marriage, ] 704 words
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Foot in the Door - Human interaction at its basest can be described as a clash of wills. Different parties with different agendas come together, each hoping to get what they want with as little effort or cost as possible. Everyone wants something for as close to nothing as they can get. This was the impetus for the exploration of the foot-in-the-door technique. The foot-in-the-door technique, also called the gradation technique, refers to the assumption that a person who has already complied with a small request is more likely to agree to a larger one later....   [tags: HUman Interaction, Experiments] 1185 words
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The Door is Open - The Door is Open The concept of what other people think of us either becomes our whole world or becomes something we try to resist to become our own person. My first memory was when I was three years old in the family room of my first house. It was a three bedroom house in Parkersburg, West Virginia. My mom had just left the room to finish cooking dinner for the night. I was in the room with my dad who was recording me from across the relatively empty room. For some reason the way I remember this is from the perspective of my dad on the other side of the camera....   [tags: Autobiography, Personal Experience] 1012 words
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Bead Bar Network Design - Bead Bar Network Design The purpose of this project is to identify a computerized system that will align with the Bead Bar’s company goals. The Bead Bar is a company that supplies customers with workshops and materials to produce their own costume jewelry using items such as wire, beads and string. The Bead Bar is 1.5 million dollar company founded in 1998 that employee 15 full-time employees and 20 part-time employees. The company has three divisions that consist of studios, franchises, and Bead Bar on Board....   [tags: Network Bead Bar Business] 1622 words
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The Other Side of the Door - I was conscious before I opened my eyes. The air I breathed in was fresh and clean. There was no noise to be heard. Eyes still shut, I shifted about. I was lying on a bed, or maybe a mattress. It was a significant improvement from the floor, but it wasn't really the most comfortable of beds, either. The first thing I saw after opening my eyes was a plain, white ceiling. I almost flipped out - I thought that I was back in Carl Cooper's prison cell. But then I noticed the lower, significantly larger window right next to me....   [tags: short story] 2281 words
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The Other Side of the Door - "Thanks, but for the last time," I said, trying not to sound ungrateful. "I honestly do not need to see a therapist." "But, Anisa..." my mum sighed, worry still dancing around in her eyes. "You try to hide it, but just seem so upset all the - recently. Of course, we understand, regarding the circumstances. But that just makes it even more reasonable for you to consult a professional." "We're just concerned about you," dad added on. I gave them a genuine smile, and told them once again that I was fine....   [tags: personal narrative] 842 words
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Bead Bar Systems Development Project - Bead Bar Systems Development Project A systems development project is a process in which a design is created to meet the needs of a specific company. Through investigation, analysis, design, implementation and maintenance will a system development plan create the necessary standards in which a company’s information system needs will be met. The Bead bar is a creative company in which individuals can create their own jewelry made from an assortment of different beads. The Bead Bar is a very successful company and has expanded the business across the United States....   [tags: Bead Bar, Case Study, System, solution] 1469 words
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The Holy Grail Of Coupons Is The Buy One Get One Free Coupon - It has become more difficult to shop with our economy the way it is. Purchasing items that are necessities come before luxuries. Coupons are becoming increasingly more popular as a way for cutting back on the cost of shopping. I have to admit though I am the customer that used to stand in line complaining about how long it was taking for another customer to sift through their coupons. I had a very wide opening event though that completely changed my thoughts in regards to coupon users. A customer in front of me one day at the store was told by the cashier she had saved seventy dollars....   [tags: Coupons, Buy One Get One Free, products, ] 586 words
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America's Open Door Policy - ... It felt debilitated by different powers' much bigger ranges of prominence in China and stressed that it may lose access to the Chinese business sector ought to the nation be divided. As a reaction, William Woodville Rockhill detailed the Open Door Policy in intend to protecting American business chances and different hobbies in China. In September 6, 1899, U.s. Secretary of State John Hay sent notes to the significant forces, such as France, Germany, Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, requesting that them announce formally that they might maintain Chinese regional and managerial trustworthiness and might not meddle with the free utilization of the bargain ports inside their authoritative...   [tags: US international relations]
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Feminism in Tom Robbins’ Even Cowgirls Get the Blues - Feminism in Tom Robbins’ Even Cowgirls Get the Blues In the novel, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins, Sissy Hankshaw is a young woman who gets introduced to the world via hitchhiking. From the beginning of the novel, Sissy’s sexuality is foreshadowed. She goes with her mother to see a psychic, Madame Zoe. When asked if Sissy will ever get married, Madame Zoe replies, "There is most clearly a marriage. A husband, no doubt about it, though he is years away…There are children, too. Five, maybe six....   [tags: Even Cowgirls Get Blues]
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Attitudes of the Bar & Gender - Attitudes of the Bar & Gender Bars and nightclubs are social entities that are designed for entertainment and they typically serve drinks, offer music and dancing. At bars, there are many stereotypes and gender differences that make the experience for both sexes very distinct, but very conflicting. The reasons that men and women go to bars are for the most part, different and also how they are treated at the bar would be absolutely opposite. Therefore they have different experiences while attending bars....   [tags: Social Entities, Sexual Harrassment]
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The Boot and Saddle Bar - The Boot and Saddle has risen form the dead as a bar, restaurant and music venue. The Boot and Saddle has a long and interesting history on south Broad and seen the up and downs of the urban life cycle. It was our only country and western bar for years. It hosted mostly local talent and was a watering hole for the Navy when the Yard was a large active Naval Base. The bar was owned by Pete DelBorrello a respected business owner of the bar and other establishments in this neighborhood. With the closing, it sat vacant for 15 plus years before being reopened by the folks who own Union Transfer....   [tags: restaurant in South Philadelphia] 864 words
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Socialization Theories: The Door in Our Mind - The Door in Our Mind At the beginning of every human life we are born with an open mind later to be molded. Once the molding reaches a certain stage the door closes and our journey to become who we are begins. As a young child is introduced to new enviorments, people and surrondings they are created into who they will become, a process called socialization. Socialization is a process of learning ones culture, it must be done at an early age to have the proper affects on the child. This process is done naturally when the door in the child’s mind is wide open....   [tags: freud, locke, erikson ]
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It's a Neighborhood Bar - It's a Neighborhood Bar For a group project assigned in our Advanced Composition class at the University of Arizona, four of us decided to research the Morenci Mine Strike of 1983. When we left Tucson early one morning, we had no idea what to expect. The story was so muddled and had been so misconstrued with the passage of time and the fermentation of emotion, that we started to feel like Scooby Doo and his gang of amateur detectives. We even jokingly started calling my Nissan Altima the "Mystery Machine." I had read about a bar called The Refrigerated Cave in a book by Barbara Kingsolver called Holding the Line, and was interested in learning more about it, so armed with nothing but More...   [tags: Essays Papers] 1728 words
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Chapter Notes on Confucius Lives Next Door by T.R. Reid - Chapter Notes on Confucius Lives Next Door by T.R. Reid Chapter 1: THE OTHER MIRACLE 1) Japan still has the largest foreign currency reserves in the world even after years of recession. This fact was important because later it was explained that everyone in Japan had money and that it was more equally distributed than in the east. 2) East Asia has been extraordinarily successful. They have the safest streets, the strongest families, and the best schools in the world. This statement was important because it showed how this country surpassed other countries especially America....   [tags: Confucius Lives Next Door Asia Essays] 1640 words
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The Locked Door - There was a door that I had never gone in. It stood out in the middle of a forest, a strange place for a door. It stood straight up and seemed to have no supports, it seemed magic almost that it could be there. When I first saw it there was a child going in. A little girl I think, not very old. Perhaps about 6 years old. I ran along and when I got there the door was shut. There was no lock on the door; therefore, I took it that it would have to be open. Grabbing the knob I twisted it and pulled....   [tags: Creative Writing] 348 words
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Even Cowgirls Get the Blues - Within the Guidelines of Feminist Discourse - Even Cowgirls Get the Blues - Within the Guidelines of Feminist Discourse Surprisingly, in spite of being a male from the 1970s, Tom Robbins has written a novel, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, supporting feminism. This is a term that most of us are familiar with; yet, what is feminism. The Routledge Critical Dictionary of Feminism and Postfeminism defines "feminist purpose" for us as "an active desire to change women's position in society" (Brown, Meginis, and Bardari, 231). In order to discuss feminism in terms of Robbin's novel, we need to know what feminist theory means when applied to literature....   [tags: Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Essays]
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Cultural Perspectives in Tom Robbins' Even Cowgirls Get the Blues - Cultural Perspectives in Tom Robbins' Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Literary works are always affected by the times and places in which they are written. Those crafted in Western America often reflect conflicts that occurred between advancing civilization and the free spirited individual. The 1970’s was a particularly popular time for authors to introduce new ideas for living in the modern world. There are few authors who captured the essence and feeling of culture quite like Tom Robbins. Robbins comments on the differences and similarities between Western civilization and Eastern philosophies....   [tags: Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Essays]
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Lowering the Bar - Lowering the Bar We have reached an era where everyone is expected to go to college, and educators are forcing this goal upon unwilling individuals to their great detriment. According to Barbara Schneider and David Stevenson in The Ambitious Generation: America's Teenagers, Motivated but Directionless, only fifty percent of twelfth graders surveyed in the 1950s expected to attend college, but by the 1990s, that number had increased to 90% (5). Much of this can be attributed to the increasing complexity of the American workplace—machinery has replaced most of the blue-collar jobs that existed five decades ago, and nearly every job requires some degree of technical sophistication....   [tags: College Education School Essays]
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The Door by E.B. White - The Door by E.B. White (1) As humans search for meaning and purpose in their lives, the constant changes of everyday life that they encounter can be overwhelming and frustrating. E. B. White gives us an example of this in his story "The Door." The theme of this story is that too much awareness and analysis of life’s frustrations can drive human kind insane and render them powerless. (2) The protagonist of this story is sucked in by his need to understand the frustrations of life. He is always seeking relief from his awareness of these frustrations; just when he thinks he has picked the correct path or door, ("the one with the circle on it"), the professor "changes that door on [h...   [tags: E. B. White Literature Essays] 1143 words
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The Open Door Policy in china in the Late 1800s - During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the growth of international trade caused western countries to invade China in order to extend the affect of their nations. There were benefits to China as a result of growth in trade, however the involvement of foreign nations was not appreciated by the citizens and government. The United States created the Open Door policy to control China’s market and resources without approval of the Chinese government which resulted in the Boxer Rebellion. Prior to the rebellion, westernized countries conquered different sections of China in order to imperialize many of the villages throughout the country....   [tags: Westernization, Trade, Rebellion] 575 words
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A Grey Door and a Story Based on the Legend of Zelda - Your choice was almost instant. The grey door is the choice. Getting to be on the side of the villains is always way more fun, and that's something new in a Legend of Zelda style game. Besides, there's a group of people on the other side of the grey door, and all of them will be close to you; there's a good chance of surviving, right. You walk over to the door and swing it open, walking in with confidence. As soon as you walking in the door, you shield your eyes with your arms, due to a blinding light shining from seemingly nowhere....   [tags: Choice, Boy]
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The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking in out Backyard - Most Americans when they hear about the crime of human trafficking they automatically refer it to sex exploitation by big time gang organizations. Sexual exploitation is a big chunk of the trafficking problem in America but in reading the book The Slave Next Door you can see that there are different types of work for human trafficking. One of the unique and underrated types of trafficking is in the type of domestic slavery. This type of trafficking is not as popular for gangs and other trafficking organizations because it is more along the lines of saving money than making money....   [tags: sex exploitation, massage parlors]
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President Richard Nixon and The Open Door Policy to China - Richard Nixon JRP During the 1960’s, it was all about the new revolution, creating equal rights and peace; while also being a time of horrible violence. Richard Nixon ended up facing all these problems head on as the President of the United States. Richard was a great student in school. He always had high grades in school, was constantly being elected in school elections, and excelled in school debate. After he graduated from college, he went to work at a law firm, where he met the people who would help him score a seat in the Senate, then as Vice President, and finally as President of the United States....   [tags: communism, revolution, violence] 947 words
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The Door - The Door stage 1 preparations In the short story “ The Door “ by author E.B. White, he relates one of the experiments that he conducted to one of his own personal experiences. This was done in a controlled environment, the purpose of this task was to create an alternate reality. An alternate reality is to simulate a substitution of what may be considered reality itself. To achieve this alternate reality this experiment must require an enclosure, in other words a rectangular prism where the walls will be high enough to prevent the rats escape....   [tags: essays research papers] 611 words
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The Heroine of Louise Shivers' Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail - The Heroine of Louise Shivers' Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail Sleeping Beauty's father was a king who loved his daughter dearly. Unfortunately, however, he forgot to invite one of the oldest and most powerful of the fairies to the celebration of his daughter's christening. Because of his forgetfulness, the princess was sentenced to one hundred years of sleep and inactivity. She was saved by a prince who made his way to her bedside and awakened her with a kiss of true love. Of course, they celebrated a glorious wedding and lived happily ever after....   [tags: Here Get My Baby Out Jail]
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The Boy Next Door - The boy next door The authors of the book are: Josie Lloyd & Emlyn Rees  Title The title of this book is: The boy next door. The authors choose this title for the novel, because Fred was "the boy next door" for Mickey. They spent a lot of their childhood together, because they were neighbours.  Pages The book has 293 pages.  Year The novel was first published in 2001.  Setting The story takes place in the 1980s and also fifteen years later (about 1995). The story takes place in Rushton, a village in England and in a town in England, but its name hasn’t been told....   [tags: Josie Lloyd Emlyn Rees] 1143 words
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Closing the Golden Door - Closing the Golden Door America has, is, and will always be a nation of immigrants: the great melting pot. In the years that have passed since Emma Lazarus’ poem was inscribed on the Statue of Liberty “the golden door” has seen times when it was open wide and times when it was closed shut to almost all immigrants. Many people tend to look at the present immigration problems as a purely modern dilemma. The truth is America has always struggled with the issue of immigration, both legal and illegal....   [tags: Papers] 2599 words
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Turning a Mild Steel Bar - TASK: Turning a Mild Steel Bar.We were each given a mild steel bar to work into the shape shown in the drawing found on the following pages, TURNING TASK: Turning a Mild Steel Bar. We were each given a mild steel bar to work into the shape shown in the drawing found on the following pages, to do this we used the Turning Lathe in the workshop, but before we could start some measurements had to be taken. This meant using a micrometer to determine the diameter of the bar to begin with. A micrometer allows a measurement of the size of a body....   [tags: Design and Technology] 2186 words
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Jewish Religion and Tradition: Bar and Bat Mitzvahs and Storytelling - ... The Torah portion is from the five books of Moses, and the Haftorah comes from the book of the prophets. The Torah portion and Haftorah one is given depends on the day they were born and the day they will be having their services. The Torah portion that coincides with the bar or bat mitzvah is important because it tells what happened on the day they are having theirs throughout history. Also, each Torah portion comes with a deeper meaning and insight from the story. Another form of storytelling throughout the bar / bat mitzvah service is the D’var Torah....   [tags: religious ceremonies]
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Dialogue Essays - The Bar - Dialogue Essays - The Bar It doesn’t take long for lives to come together or to come apart. Just a few short moments in time, time that is subjective, objective, judging or not judging. Nobody really cares about it. It just happens. It doesn’t take long. It is happening all over the world and no one even notices. No one wants to notice. Because they all have their own secrets that they’ll never tell. She meets him in a bar. She is languishing at the scuffed up bar, one of those places where the work weary retreat after they put in their eight hours, or ten hours, or twelve, depending on the person, depending on the job....   [tags: Dialogue Conversation Essays] 1102 words
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Love Reaction in the The Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer - There are more than three billion people living on Earth; however, not everyone adores each other. On the other hand, if people met Bill and Bud, two main characters from The Tender Bar, they would find them charming. J.R. Moehringer wrote an emotional autobiography about himself and his devastating life, in The Tender Bar, J.R. walked into a bookstore in an unhabituated mall, and met Bill and Bud, who changes his life forever. Many youth, teens, and adults would find Bill and Bud likeable, because the pair of them are smart, optimist, and loving....   [tags: characters, smart, optimist, loving] 793 words
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The Reentry Bar - Photos of rockets charging into space lined the walls of the Reentry bar. George relaxed into the bar stool, drained his drink and put the glass down. Joe realized that George was about to start a story and wondered how many times he had heard this one before. "May I purchase a drink?" A stranger standing next to George asked. George nearly fell off his stool but with the poise of years of bartending Joe asked,"Sure, beer OK?" "Bourbon would be better. Is this sufficient?" He reached into a pocket and dropped a dollar coin on the bar....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay] 993 words
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Bead Bar - The Bead Bar is a company that specializes in providing beads to customers so they can create their own unique jewelry. They have been in business for 10 years and continue to expand. They currently have locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and Washington D.C. They recently started Bead Bar on Board, designed especially for cruise lines. The Bead Bar currently employs 15 full-time employees and close to 20 part-time employees. (Malaga) The Bead Bar has experienced lost orders, incorrect invoicing, and delays in shipments due to their paper-based system of retaining data....   [tags: Business Development, Case Study, solution] 1357 words
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Books, the Door to a World of Adventure - Many people go to the movies because they are intrigued by the story that it presents. A lot of people may not realize that these movies come from books full of much more. Much more details, much more thrill than movies could ever create. Books are a door that will take us into a world full of adventure, in a way that movies will never be able to. Books are better that the movies because they give readers more details, they are easy to carry around, and they create a unique world to each reader....   [tags: details, movies, reader, knowledge, story]
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A Critique on "The Sociopath Next Door" - Down the street, in our workplaces, seemingly under our beds- Harvard Medical Professor Martha Stout’s Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless vs. The Rest of Us sends the reader into a state of frightful paranoia when she mentions that a staggering 1 in 25, 4%, persons is, in fact, a sociopath. A sociopath, as Stout asserts, is a person with the lack of a conscience, thus a person not concerned with the suffering of others, to worry only about itself. She goes on to tell us that, because the rate of sociopaths in our society is so high, we must have already met hundreds without knowing it, due to the elusive and enigmatic nature of this psychological disease....   [tags: Psychology] 872 words
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Andrew Wyeth's The Blue Door - The Blue Door was painted by American artist Andrew Wyeth on a 29” by 21” piece of watercolor paper. In this painting, he used aquarelle as it currently lies in the Delaware Art Museum along with his other works; Tennant Farmer, Hussey’s House and Arthur Cleveland. The Blue Door was finished in the spring of 1952 and purchased from Wyeth on the 23rd of September the same year. The floor and walls are mainly composed of wooden/ ceramic panels parallel to each other. The surface of each (floor and walls) are implied to have gone though many decades untouched and unfixed as they are rough and dirty....   [tags: Art]
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