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Target: The Largest Data Breach/Attack - In December 2013, Target was attacked by a cyber-attack due to a data breach. Target is a widely known retailer that has millions of consumers flocking every day to the retailer to partake in the stores wonders. The Target Data Breach is now known as the largest data breach/attack surpassing the TJX data breach in 2007. “The second-biggest attack struck TJX Companies, the parent company of TJMaxx and Marshall’s, which said in 2007 that about 45 million credit cards and debit cards had been compromised.” (Timberg, Yang, & Tsukayama, 2013) The data breach occurred to Target was a strong swift kick to the guts to not only the retailer/corporation, but to employees and consumers....   [tags: cyber attack, data breach, hackers]
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Summer Term Reflection Paper - Summer Term Reflection Paper As I look back on the beginning of my journey to a better career and life I can remember the weeks and months leading up to the first day of class. I remember visiting the college and speaking with an advisor to decide exactly what it was I wanted to do, and the steps it would take for me to reach my goals. I recall talking with the advisor about the requirements for my General Education credits as well my need to take a preparatory class for algebra because I scored to low on the placement exam to be allowed to take the full college level math....   [tags: Reflection Paper] 995 words
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Security in Cloud Computing - Security in Cloud Computing Table of Contents Introduction to cloud The practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer. This cloud service is offered in many models. Infrastructure as Service(Iaas): The cloud servicers provide the infrastructure as service on demand through internet like Virtual Machine,servers,storage,network,load balancers etc Platform as Service(Paas): Cloud Service providers provide computing platform like database,operating system , programming language execution environment and web server....   [tags: network, servers, hyper -jacking attacks] 1196 words
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And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None, published by Washington Square Press, is regarded by most critics to be her masterpiece. After publishing almost eighty books, this was the one she was truly most proud of. Why. Mainly, because critics have quoted it to have sold more copies than Shakespeare and the Bible. However, Christie has so much more to be proud of in this novel. With an outstanding mystery/murder plot, combined with a dark, cryptic setting involving many deranged guests; one can see she has accomplished a lot in this novel.Ten guests are invited to a mysterious island called "Indian Island"....   [tags: essays research papers] 498 words
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International Hotel Groups and Their Sucess Story - IHG is one of the most well known and respected International Hotel Groups, it has a very powerful heritage that guests have come to know and love. The British Multinational Hotel Company is headquartered In Denham, UK and has over 4,600 hotels and nearly 674,000 room in nearly 100 countries around the world. IHG was built on innovation and are the pioneers of the hotel industry with their origins being traced all of the way back to 1777. The Hostel Group currently consists of 9 different brands including Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Hualuxe, Crown Plaza, Even Hotels, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Resorts, and finall...   [tags: hotel chains, comfort, travelers, etiquete] 557 words
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” is a poem about a lone sailor who survives a disastrous voyage at sea. Believing himself to be responsible for this tragedy he dooms himself to recount his tale to strangers. The most common interpretation of this poem is the religious view of crime and punishment. Early in the poem the Mariner shoots an albatross a symbol of good luck. Since it is a moral wrong to shoot the albatross, for you are supposed to love “all things both great and small”, the crew eventually was punished....   [tags: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner]
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Industrial Relations to Human Resource Management: Disparity and Similarity - ... Within labor relationship, PM can be seen as customary notion (pluralist), simultaneous bargaining, yet low commitment or trust, opposite with HRM (commitment, individual and unitarist). Related with management, the role of PM as professional not widely integrated upon base management. Other distinctions based on Guest (1987) lies on control system (PM use external, HRM apply individual control), organization form (PM as centralised organization, HRM more flexible), assessment requirement (PM emphasize on cost reduction, whilst HRM accentuate in human resource utilization)....   [tags: labor, negotiation, role, aspects]
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Review of "The Clockwork Three" by Matthew J. Kirby - For my book report, I will be doing a book called “The Clockwork Three” by Matthew J. Kirby. It was first published in 2010. This story occurs in the early twentieth century in New York City. The main characters are Giuseppe, Hannah, and Frederick. Giuseppe is an eleven-year-old boy who parents had died and he was soon was kidnapped. He was taken away from his family in Italy to New York City when that happened. Hannah is a twelve-year-old girl who loved school, but had to quit and become a maid because she had to earn money for her family since her father, who used to earn money for the family, but got very sick....   [tags: Kidnapped, Children, Adversity]
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How to Attract More People to Your Blog - So, you've got a great blog with a top-notch design brimming with excellent content. You take a peek at your traffic stats and you see that you haven't gained as many visitors as you would have liked, maybe it even dipped down a bit. While taking the 'you write it and they will come' approach looks good on paper, in the real world you have to face the fact that there are hundreds of thousands of blogs out there, all competing to be read. Don't be discouraged though, I've been through that as well but with a bit of Web 2.0 elbow grease and some solid web marketing techniques, you will see your traffic rise up slowly but steadily over time....   [tags: Instructional essay, Process essay] 1181 words
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The Effects of Technology on the Hospitality Industry - 1 INTRODUCTION Hospitality is the relation between the guest and host, or the act or the practice of being hospitable. This includes the reception, entertainment and generally looking after the guests, visitors or strangers. The word hospitality is derived from the Latin hospes which means “host”, “guest”, or “stranger”. Hospes is formed from hostis which means stranger. Today in many areas hospitality has developed in various ways, no two ways of hospitality are the same such as in India the term atithi devo bhava is used and guest is considered god like and we are told to respect them as such by touching their feet, in other countries such as the western people prefer a handshake and hospi...   [tags: gps, navis, location] 1289 words
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Professors Must Remember to Respect Students' Time - It is 10 o’clock at night, and I am still sitting in an auditorium full of students, watching a movie. I am tired and hungry, not to mention dreading the thirty-minute drive home. Why am I sitting in an auditorium at 10 o’clock at night watching a movie, you may ask. The answer is very simple: I am in class. No, I did not schedule my class at this time. However, I was required to see the movie at this time for a grade. Unfortunately this situation is not rare; this situation is a problem most Maryville College students will face sometime in their college career....   [tags: Education, teachers, college] 964 words
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The Road to Mecca by Muhammad Asad - ... Yes, Asad might be a friend of amir but what if he is just an ordinary guy who just converted to Islam. What is the right way to treat him as a guest. From this chapter, I realized that our attitude is really important because it reflects who we are. Asad said in his book, he realized that the sense of brotherhood in Islam is so strong. We can just tell it by reading this chapter. Ibn musaad tried his best to serve Asad and this is the best way for us to treat the guests despite of who they are....   [tags: jew, islam, jeddah] 764 words
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Pushing Value in the Hotel Industry - Introduction Hospitality industry is a fluctuating industry. One of the reasons is that because it is an industry that depends highly in seasonality period (Font, Penalva & Sampol, 2011). Seasonality according to Butler cited in Weidner (2006) is “the temporal imbalance in the phenomenon in tourism”. In hospitality industry, seasonality can be illustrated as in a period of time, hotels will be facing its peak season where there will be high occupancy and in another period of time, it will face low season where there will be lower occupancy....   [tags: Hospitality, Cost, Strategy]
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Website Developement for El Indio Restaurant - ... Not only can you launch the information on the website but you provide your guest with a mailing list option so they can stay up to date with any announcements cost effective. A website maximazies your lead performance by opening u p to the world. Tourist making plans to come to Tucson ca find your restaurant online increasing potential cutomers You can provide customers with an endless supply of images depicting your restaurant, food and location. Let them get a visual of wht to expect. Make their mouths water in anticipation....   [tags: functions, specifications, technology] 937 words
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Revenue Management in Hotel Industry - Introduction Today the use of revenue management is dramatically changed for the past few decades. As revenue management shows its importance in the industry, revenue managers now have more strategic roles than just analyzing and applying opening and closing rates and forecasting them for the next weeks and months. They are now responsible for controlling revenue from other income generating assets at the hotel. They also became closely associated with marketing colleagues and interact with competitors as well as predicting the actions of competitors....   [tags: marketing, hotel chains]
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The Romantic Ideal: Ballet’s Supernatural - The stage that hosted the creation of illusion for those attending ballet after 1827 in its “golden age” (Guest, 1) introduced a new world, but one that could not be reached. These illusions were expressed through performance as “moods of Romanticism.” (5) The Romantic period of the early 19th century emphasized the alienation of an individual, the spectacle of that isolation, and the Romantic ideal that perfection remains mysterious and unattainable, as opposed to the late 18th century’s Enlightenment ideals that held rationality and tangible beings most profound....   [tags: isolation, narratives, choreography, style] 1034 words
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Labour Conditions in Hong Kong - ... It is the primary quality. A concierge is in charge of providing information about the hotel facilities and handling all guests’ inquiries taking into account the expectations of the property. Qualification Candidates should be able to work with a team, be passionate about serving people. The candidate must exceed and anticipate the guest’s expectations. He/she should be able to interact in a proper way with guests, with confidentiality, friendliness and professionalism; and also give appropriate advices....   [tags: taxation, free trade] 1753 words
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CRM In Casinos - Casinos in the United States have invested billions of dollars on elaborate architectural themes to expensive light shows in an effort to differentiate themselves from their competitors. Although successful at attracting spectators who marvel at Bellagio’s dancing fountains and Luxor’s grand pyramid, this investment has failed at bringing in gamblers, the main source of casinos’ revenues because the games they offer are identical and therefore commoditized. In order to attract customers and gain market share, casinos have had to provide a personalized gambling experience in the form of excellent customer service, lavishing comps and rewards on players, and making them feel special and import...   [tags: Customer Relationship Management Gambling] 1099 words
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The Kalam Cosmological Argument - For the purposes of this debate, I take the sign of a poor argument to be that the negation of the premises are more plausible than their affirmations. With that in mind, kohai must demonstrate that the following premises are probably false: KCA 1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause. 2. The universe began to exist. 3. Therefore, the universe has a cause. We come first to premise (1), which is confirmed in virtually ever area of our sense experience. Even quantum fluctuations, which many suppose to be uncaused, are causally conditioned in that they depend on the existence of a pre-existing quantum vacuum....   [tags: Description, Premises, Paradox]
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Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s Carmilla: Bram Stoker’s Inspiration for Dracula - Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s Carmilla: Bram Stoker’s Inspiration for Dracula “3 May. Bistritz. Left Munich at 8:35 p.m.” Abraham Stoker in this unassuming way begins his Gothic masterpiece, Dracula (The Annotated Dracula 1). Dracula has been called ‘imaginative’ and ‘original.’ , and Harry Ludlam calls it “the product of his own vivid imagination and imaginative research” (Senf 41). However, the originality of Stoker's Dracula is in doubt. By a similarity in the setting, characters and plot, in Bram Stoker’s Gothic work Dracula and the posthumously published short story “Dracula’s Guest,” Stoker is shown to have used Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s classic, Gothic, short story, “Carmilla”, as the b...   [tags: Dracula]
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Discuss Priestley's depiction of the Birling household and Gerald - Discuss Priestley's depiction of the Birling household and Gerald Croft, prior to the arrival of Inspector Goole In this submission I hope to fully discuss Priestley's depiction of the Birling household and Gerald Croft, prior to the arrival of Inspector Goole. The play is set in the fictional town of Brumley, an industrial town in the North Midlands. It is evening in the town, in the spring of 1912. At the moment the play starts the characters are celebrating the engagement between Gerald Croft and the Birling family's only daughter Sheila....   [tags: English Literature] 3174 words
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Scarlet Letter - Similarities in the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne The Ambitious Guest is a short story bye Nathaniel Hawthorne that presents deadly irony. Residing in a notch in the mountains of New Hampshire, a cottage sits on the side of a steep mountain. In the house lives a family whose contacts with the rest of the world are from the travelers that pass by. One night when the family was huddled by the fire, a traveler stopped by. The family was happy to have a guest and the guest was happy to have people to talk to....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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To Kill a Mockingbird - Theme of Innocence - To Kill a Mockingbird - Theme of Innocence Innocence is a time when a person has never done something, it is the first step of the theme of innocence to experience. The second step in the movement from innocence to experience, is experience. This step is what is achieved after a person or thing has done something they have never done before or learns something they have never know before. The theme of growth from innocence to experience occurs many times in the first part of To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee....   [tags: Free Essay Writer] 510 words
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Disney MGM Studios versus Universal Studios - Disney MGM Studios versus Universal Studios "Mom, can we go to Florida" is a common phrase heard when school is out. Deciding where to go and what to see is a very hard decision for cash strapped parents. Picking one park is even harder when they are both five minutes apart from each other. When you want to see top amusement parks, you have a choice of two of the biggest names in the Industry, Disney-MGM or Universal. Both parks offer a different experience, yet they started with the same goal in mind, entertain the guest....   [tags: Papers] 434 words
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Movie: The Last Supper - Movie: The Last Supper      The Last Supper, by Dan Rosen, supposedly dares to take on deep subjects in a vein of sarcastic humor. But, what it says is that liberals, because of their belief, have the right to pass death sentences on opponents. The story was amusing at times and there was some comedy in the film, but it didn't really go anywhere. The most famous actor in the film was Mark Harmon, and they showed him for about one minute, before he got killed.      The movie takes place in Ames, Iowa....   [tags: Last Supper Film Movie Movies Essays]
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Blue Sky - The story is based around a miniature San Francisco Cable Car that is a full working coffee/espresso bar. It is fully contained with electric power, state-of-the-art coffee brewing equipment, potable and waste water tanks and refrigeration. The Cable Car is a well known icon of the City of San Francisco. The San Francisco experience was selected as a theme because a miniature San Francisco Cable Car is already owned by the developers of this project as well as other San Francisco pictures and memorabilia....   [tags: Business Proposal] 2177 words
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Canadian's Aging Population - There is diversity among all Canadian, hence there is differences among the aging population. Not all seniors are aging well and have the appropriate programs and services to meet their needs. Some seniors are victims of abuse and some are living in isolation and poverty. Some seniors suffer from chronic illness and other socio-economic factors limit the amount of money they can put away for retirement. Hence these middle and low income elderly retirees will have to depend mainly on the pension plan that is offered between the age of 60- 65....   [tags: Health Care]
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Mannerism of Students from the East and West - Mannerism of Students from the East and West A U.S student comes home from school and watches television. Later that student copies the behaviors he viewed and learned from television. The media in our society has a huge impact on the behaviors of children. These attitudes and manners of students towards teachers and elders are influenced greatly by television, as they initiate behaviors they have learned on television. In contrast most Asian, students sit quietly waiting for the teacher to come into the classroom and respectively welcome him/her....   [tags: essays research papers] 349 words
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Visit to Constantinople and Some of the Greek Islands by John Auldjo - In order to analyze a primary source in this case Journal of a Visit to Constantinople and Some of the Greek Islands in the Spring and Summer of 1833, by John Auldjo one must first research the authors and understand his point of view. With one simple internet search one would learn that John Auldjo was a British traveler, geologist, writer and artist. Simple by just reading that line one would find out that John Auldjo was not native member to the Ottoman Empire therefore he had a different perspective of Constantinople then someone who is native to the empire....   [tags: sultan, summer, spring, 1833]
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Parody and Comedy in Class Video Clip to Mock TV Show Nowadays - ... However, as the director unceasingly persuades them to finish the shoot sincerely, Cat and Karmen finally willing to try their best to finish up the cooking show. As the beginner to start participating to the filming rank, I would recommend them to start earlier to find the feasible locations and well-researched that location is it possible to filming. And the important thing is not only rely on the intangible plan to film the video; you should have the storyboard on hand before you start the official filming....   [tags: industry, camera, star, work, mock] 1125 words
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Hospitality in Elizabeth Teller´s Food for Thought and the movie Chocolat - What defines hospitableness. Google defines it as “having a disposition that welcomes guests and is fond of entertaining.” Author, Elizabeth Telfer shows how one can be hospitable when dealing with food. The movie, Chocolat is a clear exemplification of Elizabeth’s Telfer notion of hospitableness in her book Food for Thought. The main character of the movie, Vianne, shows her hospitality by serving others, and being able to a have special impacts on certain characters’ lives. This paper will relate certain characteristics and actions of Vianne that correspond with the claims of Telfer on hospitality how to be hospitable....   [tags: Customer Service, Hospitable]
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Anaylsis of Mouse Tales: A Closer Peek Backstage at Disneyland - "Don't call Disneyland an amusement park, call it a theme park" The first line in the book: Mouse tales: A Closer Peek Backstage at Disneyland, quickly explains how Disneyland is not just an amusement park but a theme park. Walt Disney didn't want his park to be another run of the mill amusement park, he wanted to create a new and different world. A life where you can't see your own world and the troubles it has. In fact, he wanted this so bad, he made twenty foot walls around the park, so no matter where you are in the park, it is imposable to see the outside world....   [tags: park, cast, rides, world, disneyland]
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Turn of the Screw: A Cigar is Just a Cigar - Ambiguity by definition is an attribute of any concept, idea, and statement or claims whose meaning, intention or interpretation cannot be definitively resolved according to the rules of or process consisting of a finite number of steps. And ambiguity in plays can make the reader think in ways never thought possible, the many different meanings and outcomes. Similar to Sigmund Freud and his dream theory of not everything in a dream has relevance, cigar in a dream could mean a falase or it could be just a cigar....   [tags: ambiguity, henry james, dream theory] 675 words
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Services and Amenities Offered: The Ritz-Carlton v. Best Western - ... Their fitness rooms offer steam rooms and spa treatments, and they have on-site shopping. Their packages include spa treatment, breakfast or lunch passes, museum tickets, and valet parking. They have venues that can be used for meetings, weddings, or parties.They even provide magazines, gowns, and tips for brides looking to get married at their hotel, and they offer team-building activities for business groups staying at the hotel. It’s obvious that The Ritz-Carlton staff is trained to provide extraordinary service in hopes of making the guests feel as comfortable as possible, and in order to live up to the guests’ expectations....   [tags: hotel comparison]
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18 Reasons Why a Shopper Abandons their Shopping Cart - ... Wait a minute. Spending $72.00 was okay because of the discount, but now the final price is almost $100.00. Click, “I didn’t really need that product anyway.” They leave the site with a negative feeling, which means they probably will not return. If a website is experiencing a high percentage of shopping cart abandonment, or bounce rate, it’s time for an audit. Out of the 18 reasons people abandon their shopping cart is due to website issues, not personal issues (although, sometimes this is the case)....   [tags: psychological analysis of the buying process] 947 words
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Edgar Allan Poe and James Joyce Similarities and Differences - Literature has been around for thousands of years and its oldest pieces of poems, short stories are still being read by students. Two great authors Edgar Allan Poe and James Joyce have similarities and differences from there form, imagery, themes each of them use. One of the all-time great horror author’s is Edgar Allan Poe with his unique style of imagery used in his poems and short stories to scary readers. Another great author is James Joyce with a unique style of writing with a multiplicity of meaning, humor, and hidden messages....   [tags: literature, horror author, the masque] 706 words
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The Strange Cases of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - ... They have “untouchables”, middle class, and Brahmans. The Brahmans are priest who are basically the upper class. The untouchables are slaves who work very hard and harsh lives and do not speak unless they are spoken to. In another chapter a murder happens when Mr. Hyde kills a wealthy upper class individual called Sir Danver Carew in the Soho neighborhood. The author shows us that the death element in this chapter is symbolic because it shows a sense that the upper class is disintegrating and falling apart when Sir Danver Carew dies....   [tags: upper class, struggle, underpriviledge individuals] 1136 words
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The Art Form of Serving and Drinking Wine - Three years ago I found myself standing in front of Chris Osgood, famous hockey player for the Red Wings. I was serving him and his friends at a restaurant I had just started working for. Ten minutes before he had asked me to bring him "my favorite cabernet.". Unable to bring myself to say that could only be found in the bargain bin a Kroger, I instead picked the most expensive wine. Nervously I clutched the $250 bottle afraid that I would drop it. While trying to remember the steps of opening wine I stumbled over my words, broke the cork, and used the wrong wine glasses....   [tags: Alcohol] 809 words
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The Importance of Hospitality Illustrated in Homer's Odyssey - Far removed from our individualistic society today is the ancient Greece portrayed in The Odyssey, by Homer, where hospitality and good will are the way of things. As decreed by Zeus himself, those who wish the favor of the Gods must welcome foreign and domestic with hospitality. A man was supposed to offer the best of his food, his home, and his knowledge before ever asking for his guest’s name or why he was there. There is a sense that those of high status are the main givers of hospitality, but they are not the only ones commanded to offer hospitality....   [tags: The Odyssey, society, common courtesy] 1706 words
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The Positive Impact of Satisfied Employees in Companies - Companies put thousands of dollars into decor, food and beverage display, maintaining the property grounds and so many other things, and forget the key element of a successful relationship with customers- their employees. Many factors go into keeping employees satisfied, Wagenheim and Anderson (2008) concluded four key factors that impact job satisfaction, number one is rewards and recognition, researchers have identified extrinsic rewards, including salary and benefits as the most important factors for retaining employees, while others contend that intrinsic rewards such as working conditions, status, and security drive employee satisfaction (Leavitt, 1996: Savery, 1996)....   [tags: business] 949 words
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Agatha Christie's Writing Style and Use of Deception - Agatha Christie, one of the most highly rated authors of the twentieth century; her sales competed with the Bible and the works of William Shakespeare. Known for her persuasion and deception, Christie utilizes trickery to deceive and manipulate her characters. Despite her cunningness, false clues, and lack of emotion, Agatha Christie uses the concept of deception and a unique writing style to intrigue her readers by luring on their mind. Agatha Christie’s mystery novel “And Then There Were None” takes place on the coastline of Devon, England and one by one each guest vanishes....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Effects of Illegal Immigrants from Mexico on America - Today, there are about 11.7 million immigrants living in the US illegally, and that number has been at a steady incline over the years. As a desperate escape from their harsh realities at home, many go the illegal route due to our lengthy and expensive citizenship process. Illegal immigrants come to America for numerous reasons, and impact Americans in many ways; it is time that a solution is made to resolve this issue. Immigrants come from all around the world to escape problems in their home countries and to take advantage of the many opportunities America has to offer them....   [tags: farming job opportunities, low-paying jobs]
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Hospitality Is Entertaining a Friend of a Stranger - ... Alkinoos has no reason to give Odysseus a ship and crew, yet he is doing it out of his commitment to hospitality. He still has not learned Odysseus’ name yet he already grants a ship to Odysseus for nothing in exchange. To a complete stranger, he has sacrificed one of his most valuable resources. He has no idea if his ship and crew will return or if Odysseus is a thief, but he ignores all the negative possibilities. He wants his guest, whether friend or foe, to have his wish granted. Alkinoos is a very hospitable man to all travelers and is the perfect example as to how a Greek was expected to treat a traveler as a guest....   [tags: reception, greek gods, traveler]
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Wedding Rituals Are Different in Various Cultures - Wedding rituals are different in various cultures. There is a lot of preparation that happens before, during,and after the wedding ceremony. Even though the wedding ritual do have similarities between each other they also contrast with each other. Hispanic Catholic weddings have their own ritual ways and so do Muslim (Islam) have their own way of celebrating the ritual. The day of the Hispanic catholic wedding there are various things that are going on. The ceremony has to take place in a Catholic church since the church is God's home and he has to be present for the ceremony....   [tags: hispanic catholic weddings, muslim rituals]
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Tourists Love 10 Popular Hotels in India - India is popular for its history, culture and hospitality thus each year, millions of tourists both local and international visits India. To truly enjoy India, you must be able to spend some time to visit some of the nation’s world famous hotels which are distributed across the nations. This allows you to also visit the different parts of the nations as well see many famous monuments located in the different regions. India is rich in history and has hundreds of historical monuments which can be visited while visiting the different hotels....   [tags: culture, hospitality, resorts] 664 words
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