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The Importance of Trust - What is trust. According to Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary, trust is an assumed reliance or the character, ability, and strength of someone or something. My definition of trust is someone who can do something without being checked up on or being able to depend on someone. The focus of this essay will be trust. I will go in depth on trust at home, school and trust in general. Follow me on this journey as I explain why trust is needed and how it betters your character. Let’s begin… Trust is needed everywhere you go....   [tags: Trust] 416 words
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Equity and Trust in UK - Consider the validity and effect of the following two clauses in the will of Dan: a) ‘I leave my cottage, at 42 Drumsesk Road, to my friend Gurpreet in full confidence that he will dispose of it in accordance with the instructions given to him during my lifetime’. Just before Dan signed the will, he told Gurpreet that he had left a ‘sum of money’ in the will to Gurpreet which he wanted him to hold for the benefit of Jenny. Gurpreet witnessed the will. Jenny died two days before Dan leaving two children....   [tags: fully secret trust, half-secret trust] 1677 words
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Absent Trust Within Utilitarianism - ... As a utilitarian, one realizes that others want the peace of mind of knowing that their wishes will be fulfilled and promises kept more than anything. Because of this, the utilitarian simply gives that person the piece of mind they are in search of and then instead performs an action that increases their own utility. For example, if someone has an extremely ill relative who asks only of that person to bury them with their last hundred dollar bill, a utilitarian would obviously ensure that person that they will honor their wish....   [tags: trust, happiness, emotions] 913 words
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Grantor Retained Annuity Trust Analysis - A Grantor Retained Annuity Trust (GRAT) is an estate planning technique whereby the grantor makes an irrevocable gift of assets to a trust, while retaining a payment stream from the trust in the form of an annuity usually for the life of the grantor, for a specified term of years, or for the shorter (but not longer) of those periods (1). GRATS are sometimes referred to as split-interest trusts because they are comprised of two forms of interest, the retained interest, which the grantor receives as an annuity, and the remainder interest, which passes on to the beneficiary upon termination of the trust....   [tags: estate planning, grat, interest trust, qprt]
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Family Trust in William Shakespeare's Plays - Family Trust in William Shakespeare's Plays Family is meant to care for each other, love each other unconditionally, and support each other. Of course, as any holiday at home can prove, complete support is not always possible. Sometimes family members hurt each other and even, in worst-case scenarios, kill each other over issues as important as protecting another or as petty as fighting over a boy. In Shakespeare’s Othello, Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, and The Winter’s Tale, if family members operate with selfish motives, they hurt the hero and contribute to his fall; but if the family supports each other with only love, the hero can redeem himself from his fall and even s...   [tags: Family Trust William Shakespeare Essays] 2422 words
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On Trust - 1.0 Basic concept of trust In this situation we need to understand the concept of trust, and we will look onto UEL website and their security level, will try to examine the structure or architecture of this website particular on trust as well as how to manage the risk is a way to trick computer users into revealing personal “In order to establish trust or confidence, there must be some binding of unique attributes in the website that will identify the unique identity. If website has got some elements of trust is commonly called authentication and will provide trust relationship to the users” (Andert et al 2002) Trust can be defined as an integral component that involve many kinds of human...   [tags: Outline] 916 words
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Personal Narrative: Why Trust is Important to Me - Personal Narrative: Why Trust is Important to Me Trust can take on many meanings in today’s society. It can exist in all aspects of our lives, and can have a dramatic impact on one’s personality. Trust, as a noun, is an assured reliance on the character, strength, or truth of someone or something; or a property interest held by one person for the benefit of another. Trust, as a verb, is to permit to stay or go or to do something without fear or misgiving. Trust is very important to me. I, myself, have had numerous experiences with trust, many helpless and some hopeful....   [tags: Trust Character Ethics Essays Values] 981 words
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The Philosophy of Trust - Trust plays a vital role in the lives of humans as it is the pathway to founding and maintaining a good, morally mature society. Whether it is trusting another in team sports, friendship, or just for help and guidance, trust is able to increase the strength of the bond between any amount of people. Although we rely on our trust for another to see through to a desirable result, we are in fact risking what we are entrusting to another, and it is probable that our trust is taken advantage of and lead to betrayal....   [tags: Maintaining/Understanding Society] 1026 words
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No Trust, No Marriage - ... His fingers brushed against hers as he placed the wrap around her shoulders. Her pulse quickened and a brief shiver ran the length of her arms. If he noticed, he said nothing. His hand slipped lower, to the small of her back, and he guided her outside. The moonlight cast a dim shadow as they strolled towards the dark barn. His eyes sparkled. “I want to show you something. It’s in the corral.” She had a notion to protest. He chuckled. “Stay here.” Puzzled by his secrecy, Kat wondered aloud as he opened the gate....   [tags: personal narrative] 1074 words
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Death of Trust - In the classic American drama “Death of a Salesman,” Arthur Miller spins a profound and complex narrative around a deluded and shallow shell of a man. In a story overflowing with intimations about the nature and morality of man and the ramifications of mistruths and fantasy, there is one message easily held as predominant: that of Willy Loman’s futile pursuit of the American dream and the reality of its death within him—and the unfortunate sector of humanity that he embodies. This interpretation is so dominant and alluring, in fact, that it neatly obscures a more subtle message seeded patiently by Miller throughout the narrative....   [tags: Classic American Literature]
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Cognition-Based Trust and Affect-Based Trust - ... This is also a great example of an authoritative leadership style and a high power distance between the two employees. Slowly, Mike turns things around and begins to earn Harvey’s trust not only through an emotional viewpoint but also by proving he has qualities that are invaluable to the firm. Trust has a moderate effect on job performance, which is why Harvey’s performance was not affected by Mike’s moments of neglect, however it has a strong correlation with organizational commitment, which was seen when Mike began to give up on Harvey and the firm when he was being treated harshly and there was no loyalty between the two....   [tags: ethics, personality, feelings] 613 words
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Empathy and Commitment as the Basis for Trust - Empathy and Commitment as the Basis for Trust In Philoctetes by Sophocles, Odysseus commands Neoptolemos to abandon justice and base a relationship with Philoctetes on dishonesty to gain his trust and ultimately his bow. However, Neoptolemos acknowledges a similar burden plagues Philoctetes that becomes the basis of trust between them. Neoptolemos attempts to reconcile with Odysseus’ orders by stealing the bow and abandoning Philoctetes. Unable to fulfill the orders, Neoptolemos returns to Philoctetes indicating his commitment and his lack of trust with the Atreidai....   [tags: Literature Review] 1582 words
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Legal Issues of Constitution of Trust - The legal issue of constitution of trusts is very important, judicial decisions over the years on cases where trusts were not properly constituted indicates that constitution of trusts could be quite complex and must be very cautiously done by a property owner as a simple factor could make his trust void. An express trust is completely constituted either by effectively transferring property to trustees or by effectively declaring a trust. In case of personal property, the declaration of the trust may be put in writing; however, equity will not perfect an imperfect gift....   [tags: equality, trusts, law, principle] 2731 words
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The Importance of Trust in Leadership - We all have studied great leaders and when asked, we can cite their names and quote them in an instant. However, most certainly, we can also think of someone we would describe as a bad leader. The common trait among the bad leaders that I have worked with was their lack of trustworthiness. These leaders were deemed untrustworthy because they would tell people what they wanted to hear, not the truth. They would articulate one thing to one employee and something else to another employee. They would pass their employee’s work off as their own....   [tags: Leadership ]
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Exploring the Significance of Trust - Trust is the confidence in our reasonable perception of existence, constantly refining and modifying the acquaintance between man and society. In addition, the significance of trust is it's inherent nature to lead mankind towards the evolutionary enlightenment of scientific realism, natural history, and social contracts, all possibly overseen by God's existence. With respect to our engagement with the dichotomies of religion and politics, and of church and state, a trustful continuance by mankind towards understanding assures that new perspectives and applications of social contracts and scientific theories are constantly applied....   [tags: philosophy] 594 words
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Importance of Trust in Leadership - Trust is a critical ingredient in the development of relationship in an organization (Goldman and Casey, 2010 and O’Neill, 2002). This is because a trusted leader can utilize the support of others to achieve a common goal and forms one of the most relevant and important aspect of organizations. The three most important concepts learned from the assigned readings include the fact that trust as the foundation of leadership involves the willingness to be vulnerable, ability to gain knowledge and creative thinking and integrate both personal and organizational trust in motivating, stimulating creativity, and helping the organization attract and retain great employees....   [tags: Foundation for Leadership]
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Trust in Maintaining Business Relationships - ... Contradicting to the Japanese, the Western companies treated supplier relationships as “additional” to the key procurement management role. The recent developments, such as rising complication of technologies, global competition, and need for competitive advantage are demanding “even more collaborative relationships with suppliers” (CIPS,2014). Northumbrian Water, believes that, collaborating and engaging with its suppliers is a key to supply chain sustainability, which narrows down this essay to discuss about only the supply management features and concepts associated with this article, (SRM) Supplier Relationship Management and sustainability....   [tags: Buyer, Seller]
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Virtuoso Teams, Creativity and Trust - Creativity and trust are important and beneficial factors for increasing workplace performance. In two case studies, Sid Caesar and Miles Davis virtuoso teams have common themes, such as generating creativity, focusing on trust, and intense time pressures. Virtuoso teams represent a dominate approach to getting work done in a business environment. Creativity enables virtuoso teams to solve problems and leverage opportunities through the integration of divergent thoughts and perspectives. Virtuoso Teams Common Themes In nearly any area of human achievement business, sports, and politics you will find teams that produce outstanding and innovative results....   [tags: Workplace Performance] 1171 words
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The National Trust Organization - ... Therefore the national trust is a registered charity which is also entitled to certain tax exceptions on their income and profits made from trading activities. They own more than 350 historic houses and ancient monuments. Nobody can sell or purchase any of the Trust’s properties without its permission. The charity employs over 5000 fulltime and part time staff and has over 50,000 volunteers who help and see their vision. National trust has done well to sustain incomes during the early years of recession....   [tags: historic houses, gardens, monuments] 845 words
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In God We Trust - Since a child I can remember being intrigued by the motto “In God we Trust” printed on dollar bills and engraved on coins. What God do we trust in. Is the God we trust in Jesus. Why do we trust in him. These were just a few questions that came to my mind. With all the greed and capitalistic corruption that exist in society, how could men war over money that reminds us “In God we Trust”. I was under the assumption that this statement was symbolic of the authority God had within the system of commerce....   [tags: American currency history]
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In Schools We Trust -   In the book In Schools We Trust: Creating Communities of Learning in an Era of Testing and Standardization, Deborah Meier shares her experiences in designing and operating Mission Hill School in Boston, serving as principal, and her experiences teaching and leading in various New York City schools. She became the founder and director of the alternative Central Park East School, which embraced the ideals of John Dewey and she served as founding principal for Central Park East II and River East, both in East Harlem....   [tags: Deborah Meier, standardization, education]
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Never Trust a Salesperson - Nowadays we have a huge variety of goods, products, and services in the market. To choose a good product sometimes can be very hard because all the advertisements and promises of good quality are not always true. Sometimes we all can be the victims of the bad service, quality, and false promises by representatives of businesses. I have experienced this in my own life. I was assured of a good quality for a product. In reality it was not as good as promised by the sales person. Last summer I was shopping for a gift for a friend of mine....   [tags: Autobiography, Personal Experience] 520 words
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In Organic We Trust - The taste of the processed chicken from my elementary school cafeteria remains imbedded in my memory. I can still taste the chunks of chicken that could not be broken up by my teeth, and the tired, lazy feeling I had walking back to my next class. This is the exact situation organic farmer and producers are trying to avoid by making healthy products. The documentary, In Organic We Trust, attempts to persuade the viewers that organic products create a healthy lifestyle, and improve living conditions for people all over the world....   [tags: Processesed Food, School Lunches, Diet, Health]
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Trust Your Power Within - ... In relation to Derrick Coleman, Duracell batteries act in the same way. Their products are designed to be dependable, reliable, and sustainable. Batteries are used to power some very important devices that we use everyday and in emergency situations. Products like flashlights, clocks, remotes, and hearing aids all require batteries. You want a battery that can power through prolonged use and have a long life. This is what makes Duracell batteries reliable and trustworthy. Derrick Coleman is the embodiment of what a battery would act like, if it were human....   [tags: commercials, adverstisements, products] 1569 words
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Hounslow Primary Care Trust - This assignment will discuss the Hounslow Primary Care Trust (HPCT) and its policies relating to alcohol misuse and will outline the causes and effects of alcohol misuse in the Hounslow PCT. In order to gain an in-depth knowledge of the factors that affect and contribute to the alcohol misuse, contents such as the demographics of the neighbourhood, health belief model, government’s policies, social economic status, and culture will be discussed. Hounslow is a borough located at the west of Central London, in close proximity to Heathrow airport....   [tags: Drug Abuse]
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In God We Trust - Our forefathers intended for religion to be a part of our daily lives; many aspects in our society have traces to faith and religion. They incorporated God in many things such as dollar bills and government documents. Although America proclaims to be a nation that lives according to the well-known saying, “In God We Trust”, America has transitioned into a secular nation abandoning Christianity roots. God was the foundation of America when it was being established. Religion is essential to life and America has begun distancing itself from it....   [tags: Religion, America, Founding Fathers]
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Trust in Freedom Writers and Stand and Deliver - Both Erin Gruwell in Freedom Writers and Jamie Esclante in Stand and Deliver faced students stuck in low-income backgrounds and neighborhoods of crime. Despite the low achievement of these students, both teachers were able to foster a mastery of a subject to their students. Even though the subjects of English and math are extremely different, one method united both teachers and allowed them to teach their students effectively— trust. Erin and Jamie were successful because of the trust they put in their students....   [tags: Character Analysis] 1156 words
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Trust Within the Nurse - Patient Relationship - This paper is a literature review of the results of three empirical studies on trust within the nurse–patient relationship. Studies implemented a descriptive qualitative design, and studies used quantitative research, and phenomenological approach method. The context of most quantitative studies was nurse caring behaviors, whereas most qualitative studies focused on trust in the nurse–patient relationship. The quantitative studies used a descriptive design, while qualitative methods included the phenomenological approach, Data collection was mainly by questionnaires or interviews....   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Communication and Trust between Leaders and Followers - ... The last item is the power, do not filter, and do not fall apart in stressful times. A business with this in quality in mind will always find the people who can provide the technical capacities and know-how. People want to work with people who are reliable. This is especially important in technological fields where an organizations data, IS time, and IS money. There is a certain amount of legal and moral responsibilities that all partners much have to enter into a relationship. The trust must be there to entrust someone with a company’s Ideas....   [tags: productivity, performance level] 1098 words
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TRUST AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS AND IDENTIFYING ISSUES - TRUST AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS When working in teams, is trust assumed or do team members have to earn trust. As in all aspects in life involving people’s trust is in no way just given but obtained by earning it. Trust among individuals is dynamic and through similar experience it is earned. Nevertheless, trust cannot be clarified exclusively through the interaction among individuals, but also through incredibly private points of view. We are inclined to trust individuals who we regard as trustable....   [tags: Business Management ]
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If I Cannot Trust My Narrator, Who Can I Trust? - If I Cannot Trust My Narrator, Who Can I Trust. The narrator of The Yellow Wall Paper appears as any storyteller you may meet in the beginning of any story. She comes on as someone with whom you have decided to share your most comfortable reading chair and your brightest lamp, for however long she feels like spinning her yarn. But soon enough, we find ourselves re-reading passages just uttered by our narrator and begin to wonder if perhaps we’re not paying her the right amount of attention, and perhaps this confusion is the fault of the humble reader....   [tags: Literary Roles] 724 words
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Public Trust in Stewardship and Public Service - Public trust is expressed and given meaning in the administration and delivery of preservation and interpretations activities. Public trust refers to stewardship and public service. It ensure that heritage will be able to be passed on to future generations. This essay will examine how preservation and interpretation of both tangible and intangible heritage build public trust in museums, archives and historic places. It will examine preservation, administration and visitor policies that encourage and maintain public trust....   [tags: Administration, Delivery ot Preservation]
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The Loss of Ethics and Trust in Corporations Today - ... Just as a cheating spouse, in the show Cheaters, the spouse thought they could trust them until the occurrence happened. Trust at this day and age is hard to come by and runs hand in hand with ethics. Just at the conclusion of the fiasco that more companies fell into the same trap as Enron. Martha Stewart Living, and most recently MCI WORLDCOM which is now Verizon tried to get away with the same thing. “Senators Paul Sarbanes and Representative Michael Oxley became the authors of legislation....   [tags: enron, finance, disclose] 772 words
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Always Trust God - ... My parents have been running out of money, and my brothers are still in college. We live in poverty. Living in poverty is very tough, especially if you used to live in luxury. My parents have to spare their small amount of money for daily needs and college expenses. But of course, it cannot fulfill all the needs. The condition has forced my families to take some loans. Trying to help my families, I sent my applications to some companies. Some companies asked me to attend some tests. However, no one accepted me as their employee....   [tags: personal narrative] 1156 words
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The Relationship of Trust in Government and Taxes Compliance - ... The first theory is Utility Maximization Model of Taxpayers. This theory explains that citizens have two choices to pay their taxes; reporting actual income and reporting lower income or smuggled. People will choose to evade taxes If the benefits of smuggled higher than the damage that would occur from being caught. This theory assumes that people pay taxes just because fear of being caught and punished. Therefore, the solution from this theory is to increase the monitoring and conviction rates....   [tags: fiscal policy, economic growth, education, health] 1664 words
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The Trust Versus Mistrust Theory of Erikson - I was born to a teenage mother where physical abuse between my mother and father had been present. Though my mother had been caring and loving towards me, eventually my father had become absent because he desired to be with a family he created during my parent’s marriage. By the time I was five-years-old he had become completely absent from my life. Due to the witnessing of the abuse my father had done to my mother, I had become a child who could not count on others being kind or caring in my life which caused me to become weary of others around me....   [tags: childhood lifestyle, abuse, absent parent]
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Psychosocial Trust by Way of Attachment Parenting - ... 6). This type of response discourages the infant and he or she learns that he or she cannot clearly communicate and that he or she can not trust that his or her caregiver will meet his or her needs, consequently resulting in mistrust in the infant (Sears, 2003, p. 6). The lack of success with resolving the crisis, leads unhealthy development in the child (Santrock, 2011, p. 21). The unsuccessful attempt at resolving the crisis was due to lack of communication between the parent and child, which is merely the central principle of Sears’ theory of attachment parenting whether it be the natural intuition of the mother or the mother responding to the baby’s cues....   [tags: childrearing methods] 1140 words
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Honesty and Trust Throughout Othello Play - Honesty can be defined as free of deceit and untruthfulness; sincere. In Shakespeare’s play, “Othello”, honesty has a very ironic pat. The theme of this play is basically all about honesty and trust. Throughout “Othello” you will be able to notice the irony of how honesty is used. It all begins when Othello put Michael Cassio, who is not as experienced of a soldier as lieutenant over Iago. Iago is very jealous of Cassio and has hatred toward Iago that he starts coming up with plans to ruin Othello and Michael Cassio....   [tags: othello, honesty, shakespeare] 802 words
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Trust and Satisfaction Come with Buying PiPhone - ... These developments are in significantly in the fields of touch screen, processor speed, durability and light weight. Thus the newest version of the PiPhone consists of a touch screen which is now 30 percent more sensitive and 15 percent larger. In addition to that the PiPhone is made with more durable materials that prevent crash or fall damage and these materials also provide light weight. Therefore, the new PiPhone includes the abbreviations for the properties it holds which are “big, cheap, strong and fast”....   [tags: technology, mobile device, pinapple] 933 words
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Working at Camden Property And Trust and GameStop - Introduction In this article I would try to compare both Camden – one of the best companies to work for in the United States according to FORTUNE® Magazine – and Game Stop – according to Forbes Magazine is one of the worst companies to work for in the U.S. Camden Property Trust is a publicly traded multifamily company. Camden primarily owns, develops, acquires and manages multifamily apartment communities. As of 2011, Camden operates 197 properties consisting of approximately 67,452 apartment homes throughout the United States....   [tags: Labor Relations]
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Marital Bliss: The Meaning of Trust in Marriage - ... People in this generation on an honest note have been showing a lot of individualism and that part will make a marriage difficult if they don’t care about one another. If that occurs then the marriage would fail. In order for marriage to work, both sides have to maintain a positive attitude. Some marriages aren’t always perfect and happy every second, Marriage maintains a steady balance. There’s always going to be its good parts and bad parts of the bonding life between both sides. As they also say nobody or nothing is perfect except for god and the world itself....   [tags: loyalty, personal beliefs]
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In Organic We Trust by Kip Pastor - Check your supermarket, there could be lies on your food, telling you that what you are eating is organic and cared for but most of it is not. The documentary In Organic We Trust by Kip Pastor focuses on organic foods, what they are, how they are grown, and what makes them “organic”. What he finds is shocking and relevant to society today in every way possible. Pastor proves this to the audience by using a strong form of logos throughout the documentary. He conveys it to those watching by using pathos to play on their heart strings, but lacks via ethos to win over the rest of the audience....   [tags: Organic Foods vs. Non-organic Foods]
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Trust and Compliance During Disaster Emergencies - Extreme disaster emergencies, such as the Hurricane Katrina, may burden state’s emergency operation plans when the extent of the situation strains the response plan to its maximum limit (Davis, 2006). When all resources are depleted, states may request a presidential disaster declaration to receive more support; yet they would be unlikely to manage such tremendous response by themselves. Partnership with private-sector such as businesses and institutions may be pivotal to fill important gaps in emergency response....   [tags: Emergency Management ]
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Can We Really Trust the Media? - Can We Really Trust The News Media. Can the people of the United States of America trust their modern news media. Since early colonial days, various forms of news coverage have existed in this country. And for many years now, the reliability of the information delivered by the media has been heavily scrutinized. It seems that this issue is becoming more and more significant in the 21st Century. Ronald Roach, executive editor of DiverseEducation.com and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine, notes that “more than ever, the American news media are under public scrutiny for the way individual reporters conduct themselves, for how news coverage on major events is carried out and for th...   [tags: The Media]
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Anti-Trust Regulations and the NFL Lockout - My paper will examine the NFL Lockout that dealt with many different legal issues between the players and owners of the league, but specifically I will address the Anti-Trust Violations that surrounded their disagreements which included limiting competition, attempting to monopolize the industry and price fixing. I will argue that the owners deliberately caused the dispute over pay, in order to renegotiate their own revenue sharing agreements that were attached to the Collective Bargaining Agreement....   [tags: Sports] 1647 words
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The System: You Can´t Trust It - ... The schools of thought of anarchism range from radical individualism to anti-authoritarian communism. Those who adopt the anarchist philosophy share the goal of life without authority, being individual, and resisting the social conduct of conforming to society’s popular beliefs. They don’t believe in being part of a system and having it rule over them. Another powerful branch of the philosophy that involves the system holding us back is libertarianism. This belief upholds liberty as the highest political end....   [tags: authority, system, power, norm] 934 words
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Honesty and Trust - Honesty and Trust Several decades ago I used to enjoy an occasional lunch in with the late Professor G. Warren Nutter, a distinguished economist who taught at the University of Virginia. Professor Nutter had considerable expertise in comparative economic systems, particularly that of the former Soviet Union. While he had a deep understanding of economic theory, he always stressed that markets do not operate within a vacuum and we gain a greater understanding of human behavior if we paid attention to the role of institutions and other non-market forces....   [tags: Dishonesty Ethics Morals Essays] 837 words
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Study on Trust Evaluation Algorithms of Domains in Grid Environment - In order to achieve a reasonable evaluation of direct trust, this paper proposes a trust evaluation algorithm based on the domain, using the technique of constructing a hierarchical tree of trust evaluation subjectively. The algorithm adopts the rules of series and parallel operations in the D-S theory, acquires the results of the recommended trust problem of a single path by quadrature methods and implements the integration of multiple paths by the weighted algorithm which takes the cooperative roles and industry roles as factors....   [tags: algorithm, manufacturing industry, ]
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Trust Based Misbehavior Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks - ... The node which has maximum energy that will be elected as Cluster Head (CH). Other nodes become members of clusters or local nodes. The nodes update their energy; accordingly the Cluster Head can change dynamically. The various type of trust factors are used to collect the information from the sensor nodes. The information can be gathered by direct observation and indirect observations. Trust evaluation involves the process of computation of the node’s trust value based on the trust model. The node’s trusts such as the node’s historical trust values and the node’s current trust values are computed....   [tags: nodes, reputation, data] 1474 words
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The Role of Trust in Internet Privacy - The Role of Trust in Internet Privacy One of the most important advances in the rapidly developing world of electronic commerce is the ability of companies to develop personalized relationships with their customers. Personalization empowers companies to better understand their customers' wants and desires and improve customer service by tailoring offerings to the unique needs of individuals . At the same time, this has become a subject of hot controversy because the technology involves the extensive collection and use of personal data....   [tags: Papers] 1117 words
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A Person´s Demographic Profile on Building Trust - One of the major points in the first article is that it tackles the positive mood which increases dependency on stereotypes and signals in interdependent situations. It pointed that the relationship between positive mood and trust relies on cues, schemas, and stereotypes. (Lount, Robert Jr., 2010). In other words, people with positive mood tend to trust people when there are available cues that suggest trusting the other person. Moreover, happy people tend to use their prior knowledge to help them make evaluations to whether to trust an individual or not....   [tags: HR, Hiring] 526 words
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Declining Trust In Our Government - Declining Trust in Our Government Is the American people's trust in our government declining. According to most people, it definitely is. Recent polls make this argument very valid. In 1995, the Princeton Survey Research Associates conducted a telephone interview of 1514 random sample adults. In this interview, people were asked how much of the time they trusted in the federal government to do the right thing. Twenty- one percent said most of the time and seventy-one percent said only some of the time....   [tags: essays research papers] 1006 words
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Friendship: The Importance of Trust - Friendship is a necessary aspect of every human’s life, as we are not self sufficient in and of ourselves (Other Selves, pg. 30). Despite its necessity, in some cases we are either forced or morally required to end relationships. When the trust between two parties has been broken, the loyalty of the friendship is soiled, and it is therefore a true and just action to end the friendship. First, let’s define what it means to be a friend. Friends can be described as: “an intimate associate, reliable, one who is not an enemy or foe, an ally, etc” (Webster’s, pg....   [tags: Friendship Essays]
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The Relationship Between the Constructive Trust and Proprietary Estoppel - ... In the case of Yaxley v Gotts (2000) ch 162, the defendant, Gotts bought a building to Yaxley, a self employed builder and instead agreed him to have the bottom floor for renovating the other flats. Later, Yaxley argued that an oral statement had been made between them to reward him with ownership of the ground floor of the building which Gotts failed to convey the title deeds int he name of Yaxley. The judge later found an oral contract had been made and permitted Yaxley, the plaintiff, to have the ownership in the form of a 99 years lease....   [tags: law, property, courts] 980 words
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Creating Employee Trust During Organizational Change - Organizational change presents a new and difficult challenge for leaders. Change creates a higher level of uncertainty for employees. During organizational change, employees face new pressures, priorities, and often new work roles. Symptoms of declining employee trust include anxiety, rising cynicism, declining confidence, satisfaction and loyalty. Employees who feel threatened, insecure or vulnerable can grow inhibited and reluctant to make decisions or take risks. Leaders may find employees “staying under the radar”, willing to contribute nothing rather than risk doing wrong....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Concept of Love Through Compromise, Communication, Trust - ... For an example, just last Tuesday , I made a compromise with my girlfriend that I will take out the trash and be more responsible in the well keeping of the house and she try not to be so nitpicky. This a good compromise as we both worked out an agreement that didn’t affect our personal self. However, some people have a bad concept of compromise and make compromises like agreeing to stop doing certain things that changes the personality of one’s self. This is known as a bad compromise. The next important trait in love is communication....   [tags: stages, trajts, relationships] 515 words
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The Value of Intimacy and Love and Civility and Trust to a Society - Corruption is present in every city and government in one form or another. However, to counterbalance corruption, society needs a form of structure to function properly, whether structures involve features of intimacy and love or civility and trust. Society will see that the majority of people will react positively to have forms of love and trust. Intimacy and love are vastly different compared to civility and trust: I believe that intimacy and love works better in situation with fewer but civility and trust is better situated for larger groups....   [tags: Sociology ] 889 words
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Gangs: Power, Conflict, And Trust - Gangs have become a harsh reality in today's society. But despite what one might think, gangs illustrate many communication theories. This is done through the power gangs possesses, "gang warfare", and the trust between gang members. Gang power can be seen in many communication theories. There are several types of power that gangs and gang leaders fall under. An example of this would be referent and legitimate power. Referent power can be described as the role model power. We identify with this person and therefore try to be like them....   [tags: Gang Essays]
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John B. Updike's Short Story "Trust Me" - John B. Updike is a novelist, poet, short story author, playwright, children’s book author, literary critic, art critic, and essayist. Updike is one of the world’s most versatile, serious, and prolific writers. Though his writing style and subjects vary greatly, he is committed to addressing the moral, social, and cultural conditions of his generation. Updike was born on March 18, 1932 and raised in a small town by the name of Shillington, Pennsylvania, right outside of Reading. He lived there as an only child, until the age of thirteen....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Microsoft: On Anti-Trust And Monopolies - Microsoft: On anti-trust and monopolies (or How A Linux User Can Court Ostracism) Introduction In 1890, the US Congress passed the Sherman Act. Further, the Clayton Act was enacted in 1912. This was followed by the Robinson-Patman Act of 1936. These antitrust laws prohibit agreements in restraint of trade, monopolization and attempted monopolization, anticompetitive mergers and tie-in schemes, and, in some circumstances, price discrimination in the sale of commodities. Thus, the goals of a free market controlled by individual choice and individual action were codified....   [tags: Business Regulation] 1226 words
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Changes in Information Technology at Nations Trust Bank - ... And in some cases the tellers don’t have the knowledge about all the customers, for example the inner circle customer, Inner circle members are differed from the other customers by providing a special banking services when compared to the other customer. Some of the potential causes of data inconsistency are described in the following sections. Configuration Errors Uncalled for and unintended setup of replication items can cause disparities. This kind of error doesn't appear in the replication logs, following from the replication item's viewpoint it is executing as designed....   [tags: organization, management, training] 2191 words
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In Organic We Trust, a Documentary by Kip Pastor - ... However, when asked why organic foods are better than normal industrialized foods, almost all of the citizens did not have a clue as to why. Pastor then starts to explain the philosophy about organic, to prove a point about how easily one can be tricked into believing anything, unless properly educated. These points made by Pastor help him further establish his ethos, credibility and motives, Since the facts were extremely knowledgeable. Thus, informing the viewers that Pastor is very intelligent and knows a variety of facts about organic foods....   [tags: food companies, industrialized foods]
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Group Presentation: A Great Way to Build Trust - A group presentation is a great way to build trust, as well as weaving out natural born leaders. Based on the communication between the group members, our group worked together well and was able to push forward to our goal. A presentation that would well inform the audience on the problems surrounding nuclear proliferation. Positions of who held leadership shifted a lot. Mainly, leadership was shifted based on who showed the most outreach and initiative. Originally, Matt started out as the primary leader because he seemed to have the most knowledge concerning the topic....   [tags: making better public communicators & leaders]
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The Documentary: Organic We Trust by Kip Pastor - ... Then, Pastor goes on to explain numerous miss conceptions about farming and how foods are grown, therefore showing his logos. Throughout the whole film Pastor explains the truth about farming and not sugar coating anything in order to prove his message. In the beginning, of this film Pastor immediately starts the documentary off by demonstrating his ethos by introducing himself. Pastor then heads out to the New York City streets and asked random citizens if organic foods are better than normal industrialized foods....   [tags: farming, industrialized farming] 518 words
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Economy: Trust in Cooperation Games and Adaptive Streaming Strategy - ... The fundamental difference between them is that in the prisoner’s dilemma an individual could have a better individual outcome if he don’t cooperate. However, in the coordination game an individual will never have a better individual outcome if he don’t cooperate. To achieve better outcomes in the prisoner’s dilemma we need to take in consideration other elements than the direct and obvious outcome. In fact the prisoners (or players) are always parts of a society and could have a negative impact of winning the game while the others lose so much....   [tags: prisoner's dilemma, technology] 648 words
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Can We Trust Online Hotel Reviews? - ... Online reviews, which can be found on e.g. TripAdvisor, are incredibly powerful and one negative review can potentially destroy the reputation of a business and subsequently drive the business…well, out of business. All it takes is one (or a few) bad review to do the irreparable damage and after that it may not matter that the same establishment has hundreds of glowing reviews. It’s always that one bad seed that ruins the crop. In reality anyone can provide a review – anyone from honest travelers to dishonest employees of the hotel/restaurant/tour in question who feels mistreated and is purely looking for some kind of revenge....   [tags: websites, tripadvisor, travellers] 673 words
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In GOP We Trust by James Evan Duffy - ... His office disdained the connection one aide. What Scott problem was his horrible working relationship with President Richard Nixon. The President did not think twice about dressing him down in front of others. The new minority whip, the second-in-command, was Robert Griffin, who was hardly in a position to lead fight for Haynsworth. The third and final member of the GOP leadership, Senator Margret Chase Smith, one of the prickliest and most independently minded legislators on Capitol Hill, was no friend of the party’s right wing....   [tags: republican party, feelings, members] 880 words
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Intentional Afflictions: Why Americans Trust Pharmaceutical Companies - Michael Jackson, Anna Nicole Smith, and Heath Ledger- all are celebrities who died as a result of misused prescription drug consumption. Whether intentional or by accident, prescription drugs are dangerous and need to be prescribed as a last resort, not routinely. The Department of Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy revealed that “in 2004, pharmaceutical firms spent more than $57 billion on marketing in the U.S., roughly twice their expenditure on research and development” (p.462)....   [tags: Drugs]
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Doubtful Trust In Baseball - Baseball has long been considered America's favorite pastime. The qualities of this staple sport go far beyond the realm of simple entertainment; they represent a culture, one that is mired in decades of history, and complemented with the idealistic image of a close-knit family. When one thinks of the United States of America, cultural icons such as the American flag, apple pie, and baseball come to mind. Thus, it is important that when dealing with the economic facets of baseball, one considers the emotional response that can be incurred from the population....   [tags: Sports Baseball] 1232 words
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The Ground Work Trust - The Ground Work Trust The first Groundwork Trust was established 21 years ago on Merseyside. Seventeen years later, there are 44 independent Groundwork companies all over England, Wales and Northern Ireland, each with charitable objectives to bring social and economic regeneration into areas of need. The Groundwork approach has also been adopted in Japan and the USA where the National Park Service is supporting a growing number of Trusts. Groundwork's purpose is "to build sustainable communities through joint environmental action"....   [tags: Papers] 463 words
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Trust in Emerson's Self-Reliance - Trust yourself, your intuition, and your nature. According to Emerson's Self-Reliance, these qualities are essential to contentment and harmony with one's self. Self-reliance is an appeal to the individual to obey his instincts and to challenge tradition and conventional wisdom. According to Emerson, those who are truly self-reliant have the ability to mark their place in history as great and genuinely creative men. Emerson urges the reader to live by his instinct and listen to his intuition, "Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string." Don’t fear your original thoughts, trust them and live accordingly....   [tags: Self Reliance Essays] 617 words
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Microsoft: Trust or Antitrust? - Microsoft: Trust or Antitrust. "Oh, come on, just trust me." Those six simple words have been the pleadings of many when, for whatever reason, they find themselves in a situation, where others don't give their actions or claims any credibility. They have nothing left to fall upon, except the hope that they can be thought of as trustworthy, and that others are willing to give them an opportunity. This is the situation Microsoft has found itself in, and in response, they have launched "Trustworthy Computing," a campaign to help gain credibility and respect in the marketplace....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument] 639 words
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Kagiso Trust Case Study - 1. INTRODUCTION a) The Business and Sectors the Company Operates in. Kagiso Trust was established in May 1985 when funded from the European Union & rescue’s Special Programme for Support of Victims of Apartheid. It grew from a small unit to a national operation and from 1985 to 1994 the Kagiso Trust had a readily accessible source of donor funding, mainly from the European Union. Though it was difficult to access these funds post 1994, In order to secure a sustainable source of funding and to leverage existing investments, Kagiso Trust Investment (KTI) was formed, which it capitalised with the modest reserves it had built up at the time and with a $5m loan from JP Morgan....   [tags: Business Strategy Analysis] 1202 words
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Can your Company Hijack your Social Media Accounts? - Can your company hijack your social media accounts. Social media has dramatically altered the face of business and has rapidly been adopted as a way for organizations to build relationships with clients. These relationships are achieved by building brand awareness, as well as by increasing effective and efficient communication (Smith, 2013). Like all relationships, the connections built by using social media channels must include a certain level of trust and ethics, or these outlets are not deemed as genuine and valuable....   [tags: trust and ethics,abuse, trust] 1716 words
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Trust Preferred Securities - Trust Preferred Securities Trust Preferred Securities are cumulative preferred stock issued by a business trust that is wholly owned by a bank holding company (BHC) to increase the company’s capital. When originally created in 1993, this security could be classified as debt or equity, as needed, by the issuing company. However, in 2003, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Statement No. 150 to standardize classification of Trust Preferred Securities (TPS). A Trust Subsidiary would issue mandatorily redeemable, non-voting preferred stock to 3rd party investors....   [tags: Stocks Economics TPS Essays] 410 words
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Analysis of the Failure of Superior Bank and Trust - Superior Bank & Trust The thrift financial Institution Superior Bank & Trust is one of the largest. It is located in Chicago and has many branches eighteen of which can be found in the Chicago area. It is owned by one of Chicago's wealthiest families the Pritzkers and Alvin Dworman a well-known real-estate investor from New York. With assets totaling $2.3 billion and deposits of $1.6 billion Superior Bank FSB got caught up in some problems with sub prime loans. This was their main focus....   [tags: essays research papers] 611 words
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Building Trust and Security in Web Services - Building Trust and Security in Web Services The yearning to componentize software development, where software is "assembled" like an automobile, where each component interacts with the other components in an unambiguous and streamlined fashion is very old and deep rooted. For, the most significant challenges in software development are maintaining and changing software pieces which perform redundant functions and integrating such components with one another. As the industry started to mature, significant research has taken place to find ways of architecting software components as building blocks that are seamlessly integrated, irrespective of where those components reside or how the...   [tags: Technology Computers Internet Essays]
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Microsoft is Not Guilty of Anti-Trust Laws - Microsoft is Not Guilty of Anti-Trust Laws Isn't it sad when an act of injustice is done. I personally have never witnessed any innocent people being shot or being arrested right in the middle of a public place but I do know of one injustice that has been done. Ladies and gentlemen Bill Gates and Microsoft are being wrongfully accused of violating Anti-Trust laws. Through my examples I will prove to you that Mr. Gates has conducted nothing but good business and has done nothing wrong. Also where would we be without Microsoft revolutionizing the computer software industry....   [tags: Papers] 936 words
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Term Limitations: Restoring Trust in Congress -    The United States Congress is the most powerful legislative body in the world. The capitol dome should bring pride to every American as a symbol of the just and efficient system of government we have devised for ourselves. Congress however has fallen from grace. Scandal, egotism and horrific management of the nation's resources have obliterated the trust Americans once had for those they elected. The Congress must now make huge and positive steps toward healing the rift they have created. I feel the first step should be a Constitutional amendment limiting the number of terms a member of Congress may serve....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]
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The Anti-Trust Case Against Microsoft - The Anti-Trust Case Against Microsoft Since 1990, a battle has raged in United States courts between the United States government and the Microsoft Corporation out of Redmond, Washington, headed by Bill Gates. What is at stake is money. The federal government maintains that Microsoft's monopolistic practices are harmful to United States citizens, creating higher prices and potentially downgrading software quality, and should therefore be stopped, while Microsoft and its supporters claim that they are not breaking any laws, and are just doing good business....   [tags: Business Technology]
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