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Decision Making Tools And Techniques: The Six Hat's Approach - Introduction "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you. Not much." (About Quotations.com). Our ability to make well informed and critically analyzed decisions along with the decision-making processes we employ, are key in determining our overall successes and failures. We are faced with daily decisions that can ultimately change the very courses of our lives. Poor decisions will lead to unintended failures while educated, deliberate, and purposefully planned decisions will bring about a desired result with great success....   [tags: The Six Hat's Approach] 1474 words
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The Posivist Approach - Research Question 2 Philosophy The positivist approach will be used for the second research question. Such an approach is viewed to be a scientific method that aims to gain information with the objective of discovering laws that may be generalised within similar conditions. Since the research is tackling the issue of foreign aid and sustainability, it has used the example of the effect of foreign aid in countries of Africa in order to contrast similarities in Palestine. Because the researcher is independent, and will adopt a traditional and scientific approach, it results in a concrete finding of similarity in the related situations, which would allow a more comprehensive conclusion and prov...   [tags: Scientific Method, Gaining Information, Research]
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The Feminist Approach - Feminist literary criticism is approach that is most concerned with the role of women within the context of literature. This includes how female characters are created and understood within any given text, in addition to the role of female authors and female readers. This paper shall focus on some of the theoretical concepts which have been contributed to the feminist literary discourse. It shall compare and contrast aspects of theory put forth by three prominent feminist critics, while also considering the arguments raised by three écriture feminine scholars....   [tags: Literature]
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Social Systems: Marxism Approach and Human Relations Approach - 1. This Approach was developed by J. P. Dunlop of Harvard University in 1958. This approach, involves individuals who a part of a continuing independent social system. The behavior, actions, and roles of individuals are based on the culture within. There are three elements the systematic approach, they are; input, process and output. Society and institutions within this society creates the system which influences the process, which then determines the outcome or response of the individuals. This theory is based on the idea that individuals are shaped by society and societal factors (Humanresource.com)....   [tags: industrial relations, behaviors, actions] 526 words
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A Conventional Healthcare Approach vs. Eastern Approach - A Conventional Dilemma In a rapidly changing global society, health––humanity’s most vital asset––fails to be ensured by modern methods of treatment. Conventional medicine has emerged as the dominant and preferred method of remedying illness. However, conventional approaches to treating the droves of diseases that plague humanity falter in their ability to effectively subdue discomfort and disability. Despite the monumental improvements in health, Conventional techniques cannot engineer perfect health or equilibrium....   [tags: Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Doctors] 2910 words
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Holistic Approach to Nursing and Cultural Approach to Nursing - This paper will focus on the viewpoints of two influential nursing theorists, whom have helped to provide nurses and the public with insight on their understandings of each of the four concepts that make up the nursing metaparadigm. Through the exploration of both Roy's holistic approach to nursing and Leininger's cultural approach to nursing, I will be able to conclude my findings and produce a philosophy of nursing that is unique to my own ideas, values, and beliefs of what the metaparadigm of nursing represents to me....   [tags: nursing, nurses, roy model] 1716 words
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Biomedical and Sociological Approach to Melanoma - Melanoma Melanoma is a non-communicable disease and according to the Melanoma Institute of Australia, is a malignant skin cancer that affects thousands of individuals. It is a prevalent and serious non-communicable disease, making it an important issue in Australia. Both a biomedical perspective and sociological perspective must be considered to enable health practitioners to have a deep understanding about melanoma, and thus allow them to develop efficient and effective treatment and prevention methods....   [tags: non-communicable disease, skin cancer]
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The Psychoanaltic Approach by Sigmund Freud - The psychoanalytic approach is a developmental theory mainly popularized by Sigmund Freud, who is famous for postulating the three personalities, the “id”, “ego”, and “superego”. The foundations of the psychoanalytic approach that affect the development are the unconscious thoughts, the biological and emotional factors, and the early experiences in life (Jensen, 2008). A person can learn unconsciously even in young age, therefore everything that a person experience can influence development in many ways such as in behaviours, attitudes, and emotions....   [tags: personalities, id, ego, superego] 559 words
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Comparison of Behaviorism and the Humanistic Approach - ... Maslow saw personality as having positive qualities and not just the study of personality by focusing on the negative side; he looked at the positive side of mental health (Sollod, Wilson & Monte, 2009). Maslow emphasized the importance of studying psychologically healthy people as opposed to studying the unhealthy people; he believed his approach resulted in a more universal science of psychology (Hjelle & Ziegler, 1992). This was an important contribution in psychology as studying the healthy people essentially would help understand the unhealthy people in terms of the way that they should be feeling....   [tags: psychology, experiences, personality] 3233 words
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The NSS, a Constructivist Approach to the World - ‘If you are going through Hell, keep going!’ When he was sworn in on January 20, 2009, the newly elected President Barack Obama could have had in mind this quote from Churchill for he was facing not only a still unstable new world order inherited after the end of the Cold War, but also an economic crisis qualified by many specialists as the worst since 1930. The political equation required to solve the problem wasn’t to be found on a dusty shelf and needed imagination. Therefore his democrat administration carried on building the policy and the strategy mentioned during the campaign....   [tags: Government, Liberalism and Constructivism]
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Details on the EPC Process and Approach - ... It takes about 42 weeks for completion. The major problems occur in the traditional approach are listed below, • The delays of any task will affect the overall project • The resource dependence of the task is not clearly allocated • People wait to late start of task and also not tend to the early finish the task. • Spending more time to find accurate in estimating • Bad Multi tasking • Tasks overrun are occurred The CCPM approach project planning for DCS engineering is illustrated in table 6....   [tags: engineering project, contraints, researchers] 861 words
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Team Based Approach in an Organization - The potential effectiveness of a team based approach in an organization is clear. However, getting the best outputs in team based approaches is also a challenge due to, for instance, poor team dynamics, lack of team harmony and such. Switching to a team based approach in an organization is, therefore, a decision that requires a lot of planning and analysis before implementation. Ordinarily, a decision to switch to a team based approach should be accompanied by training sessions for the team members to improve their team dynamics, harmony, and align their individual interests with those of the team and the organization in general....   [tags: organization, planning, training] 873 words
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The Value of the Afrocentric Approach to Education - Introduction When a lot of people, especially white people, hear the word 'Afrocentricity,' they feel threatened, nervous, or both. Well, they shouldn't. The over-representation of black children in official school exclusion data has invoked anxiety from black parents, their communities and has spawned media and academic reflection. Afrocentric education is a way to smoothly enhance the teaching of African American children and as a mode of centering children in their own historical experiences....   [tags: multicultural curiculum, learning]
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The Traditional Approach to Capital Structure - The traditional approach to capital structure The traditional approach stresses the benefits of using the combination of cheaper debt and equity finance to find the optimal capital structure, so the total value of firms will be increased with the sensible debt. (Watson and Head, 2013) Of cause, the model was created which based on a certain assumption 1) There is no tax at a personal or a corporate level. 2) The perpetual debt finance and ordinary equity shares are the financial choices for firms....   [tags: equity finance, debt, shareholder, investment]
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The American Approach to Occuptation in Japan - The Pacific War ended in 1945, after the atomic bombs hit Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On August 14, 1945, Japan surrendered. The country was defeated and left in devastation. Japan lost two and one half million soldiers and nearly one million civilians.1 Many of its cities and infrastructure had been destroyed, in addition to one quarter of its industrial base.2 The population was on the edge of starvation with nearly nine million people homeless.3 Unemployment levels were high, and a vast number of soldiers were demobilized returning home to Japan.4 In fact, the Japanese empire was gone and the people were terrified of occupation by their enemies.5 However, by September 1951, six years afte...   [tags: Japan post WWII and the H Bomb]
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The Cognitive Perspective and the Psychodynamic Approach - ... Before the start of Piaget’s work there was a common assumption in the psychology world and that was that children were merely less competent thinkers than adults. He found that young children think in different way compared to the adults. According to him children are born with very basic mental structure which being genetically inherited and which will later evolve. http://www.simplypsychology.org/piaget.html) Piaget said there are 4 stages in which a child will go through and in which they can and cannot do certain things, so as children get older their learning and thinking will change as well as developmental factors....   [tags: psychology, child developmnet, unconscious] 1196 words
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Integrated and Balanced Approach to Literacy - Every child deserves a positive, safe, nurturing, and stimulating learning environment where they will grow academically, socially, emotionally, and physically. My role as an educator is to provide my students with this type of environment as well as an education that will help them succeed academically and become life long learners. It is the responsibility of a literacy educator to provide students with this type of environment, but also to provide instruction that will help students become successful readers and writers....   [tags: Education, Teaching] 1602 words
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The Approach to Equilibrium and the Consequence to Econometrics - ... All endogenous variables are functions of lag distributed exogenous variables sets. Perhaps it is not coincidence that this equation is the first stage reduced equation of the old fashioned two stages ordinary least squares (2SLS) econometric method for the estimate of simultaneous equations models. So, this econometric method is suited to estimate the supply and demand curves both at the micro and macroeconomic levels. The first stage brings about the estimate of the endogenous variables reduced equations which will be transformed in “reduced theoretical equilibrium equations” through a “laboratory experiment”....   [tags: endogenous variables, value, equation]
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British Approach to the Regulation of Abortion - What do you consider to be the Strengths and Weaknesses of the British Approach to the Regulation of Abortion. Abortion is a procedure carried out to terminate a pregnancy. In 1967, liberal Member of Parliament David Steel introduced the Abortion Act. This legally permitted abortion to be carried out by a medical practitioner in England, Scotland and Wales (Glennerster 2000). Since the implementation of this policy, numbers of abortion have gradually increased. In 2010 almost two hundred thousand procedures were carried out in England and Wales, ninety-six per cent of which were funded by the National Health Service (Department of Health 2011)....   [tags: Abortion Essays] 2090 words
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An Approach of Designing an Exoskeleton Arm - ... Designer have considered an exoskeleton arm design with a 3-DOF shoulder joint and 1-DOF elbow joint. The upper arm will be able to perform internal-external (int-ext), abduction-adduction (abd-add) and flexion-extension (flx-ext) movements. The forearm will be able to perform a flexion-extension motion. This exoskeleton prototype can be used for muscle strengthening and prevent injuries as it would be a compact design. One of the proposed main uses for an exoskeleton would be enabling a soldier to carry heavy objects (80–300 kg) while running or climbing stairs....   [tags: robotics, dynamic forces, stress of arm] 769 words
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The Taming of the Shrew: A Comedic Approach - Tragedy, irony and modernism are only a few interpretations of the valued play The Taming of the Shrew by the respected writer William Shakespeare. However, one of the most intriguing and popular of these analyses is comedy. Shakespeare is recognized for writing several plays with comedic genres, a few of which include Much Ado About Nothing and The Comedy of Errors. Comedy, being a complex genre, is composed of many different concepts. This particular play can be interpreted as a Shakespearian comedy, a screwball comedy, a farce, or slapstick....   [tags: William Shakespeare plays]
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The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education - Reggio Emilia approach to education is a teaching philosophy based on Developmentally Appropriate Approach to teaching and learning. It is an approached founded on theories of child development, an observation and assessment of the child’s interest and curiosity about the world around him and his cultural background. A Developmentally Appropriate Practice ensures the wholesome growth of the child and nurtures his socio-emotional, physical and cognitive development. The Reggio approach to education respects the individuality of the child, his strength and capability and innate curiosity about the world around him....   [tags: teaching philosphies]
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Smoking: A Therapeutic Approach to Quitting - Smoking A Therapeutic Approach to Quitting While smoking is a problem that affects millions of people in The United States, several different approaches are available to assist in breaking the habit; specifically, therapeutic approaches, when utilizing group sessions, one-on-one interaction, or self direction, do offer the ability to modify personal views, behaviors or other challenging issues to achieve predetermined results. Since each of the aforementioned options provide varying amounts of contact with trained therapists and other people, it is necessary to make a remedial selection based upon the comfortability and willingness of a person to openly talk about their dilemma with others....   [tags: Smoking, informative, expository]
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A New Approach to a Healthier Future - There is a great deal of fear concerning obesity among Canadians from all walks of life. Despite efforts to curb obesity in Canada, the percent of overweight Canadians is currently on the rise. Such interventions include educating Canadians on healthier eating habits and the importance of regular exercise, but the most prevalent message of all is the promotion of weight loss. This message is particularly dangerous, especially among children and youths. I argue that the Canadian health care system must adopt weight management in the place of weight loss and end the standard use of body mass index (BMI) in order to successfully combat obesity....   [tags: Health ]
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The Equitable and Sustainable Approach to Globalization - The term globalization is synonymous with international trade and integration of economies through multi-national agreements. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (2013) globalization is defined as “the development of an increasingly integrated global economy marked especially by free trade, free flow of capital, and the tapping of cheaper foreign labor markets”. Although many disagree as to origin of the idea of globalization, it’s been prevalent in shaping the world economy since the 19th century....   [tags: economy, wages, poverty, inequality, trade] 955 words
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An Active Learning Approach in the Classroom - ... Research has shown when active learning is compared with traditional teaching methods (regardless of the subject matter) students learn more material, store the information longer, and are more likely to attain higher grades (Get SET). Higher grades lead to student satisfaction, which tends to give students more determination to learn. Studies have shown active learning should be used more in the classroom. After two weeks of instruction students can recall more information from what they learned through active learning than they do through passive learning (Anderson, n.d.)....   [tags: recall, participation, groups] 739 words
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The Theoretical Approach to Family Therapy - My theoretical approach to family therapy is very integrative as I believe families cannot be described nor treated from a single-school approach. I view humans through a humanistic and existential lens but am more technically structural and solution-based. With this integrative approach, I believe I will be the most effective in helping families grow and reach their goals. Children enter the world as part of preexisting systems. They enter parental systems and families that already have rules, roles and boundaries, and more are made as children grow and the family develops....   [tags: intergrative, goals, systems, roles, rules] 1318 words
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A Practical Approach to Solving Welfare - A Practical Approach to Solving Welfare All across America people have opted for an “easier” approach to living. This parasitic approach is more commonly referred to as welfare or in other words, receiving something for nothing. One solution to this burden on society is through the introduction of workfare (work + welfare). Many citizens may not understand the reciprocating process of workfare; which may be humiliating for some to work in an environment that ignores abilities; even so, workfare should be required among able-bodied recipients of welfare for two reasons: Workfare protects the taxpayers against deceitful welfare recipients, and society benefits by the process of allowing...   [tags: social reform, argumentative, persuasive]
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Net Income Approach by Durand - ... For example, vis-à-vis equity-debt mix of 50:50, if the equity-debt mix changes to 20: 80, it would have a positive impact on value of the business and thereby increase the value per share. Assumptions of Net Income Approach Net Income Approach makes certain assumptions which are as follows. o Increase in debt will not affect the confidence levels of the investors. o The cost of debt is less than cost of equity. o There are no taxes levied Diagrammatic representation of NI Approach to Capital Structure: NET OPERATING INCOME APPROACH (NOI) Net Operating Income Approach suggests that change in debt of the firm/company or the change in leverage fails to affec...   [tags: finance, market value, capital] 552 words
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A Holistic Approach to Ambulatory Care - ... Use of Technology Technology has been adopted on a large scale in healthcare, especially as policy changes such as the HITECH act increasing funds and awareness of the need to implement Electronic Health Records (EHR’s). “Promoting consumer/patient access to and engagement with healthcare portals” (Sackett, 2013). The use of technology will enable patients to track important health information. This can be useful for patients changing primary care providers, meaning the redundant attempts to provide physician offices with past medical history can be eliminated....   [tags: hospitals, patients, apple] 1245 words
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A Philosophical Approach to Capital Punishment - The America that we live in today is one that is divided in more ways that we can imagine. Issues such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status, and political views are all issues that polarize our great nation. Within each of these categories lie more specific and focused issues that can be as equally debated and unsettled. Issues such as abortion, gay rights and other ideas that deal with human liberty and freedom are often considered to be hot button issues in politics and can even invoke strong enough emotions to influence presidential elections....   [tags: Pro Death Penalty Essays]
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An Indigenous Approach to Water Conflicts - In spite of abundant supply, seventy five percent of our planet's water is contained in the oceans, and less than one percent of the total amount of available water is fit for human use. Furthermore,thirteen rivers and lakes are shared by 96 nation-states, in which the scarcity and uneven distribution of fresh water is one of the most destabilizing causes for conflict. Although there are thousands of treaties in existence, none of them address long lasting and equitable allocation of water resources....   [tags: distribution of fresh water, population]
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Perspective of Aging: A Phenomenological Approach - Perspective of aging: A phenomenological approach Introduction Aging is the process by which the human body undergoes changes and maturation over time, mainly because dead cells are not replaced in sufficient amounts to maintain optimum performance. In addition, changes in behavior are expected, (Gall, Beins, and Feldman, 2001). Due to the distinctive physical and psychological changes, this period of life can be one of much confusion for the elderly. Fortunately, technological advances in medicine and lifestyles have made life expectancy increase significantly since the fifties to the present, (Hiller & Barrow, 2011)....   [tags: chronological aging, decay, cells]
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The Realist Approach to International Relations - ... But Waltz argues that wars happened because of the anarchical system (Jackson, Sorensen 2013: 80). The reason that the states seek survival is because if the states are not exist, they can’t seek any other interests. Waltz introduces that bipolar systems provide a better guarantee of peace than the multipolar systems (Jackson, Sorensen 2013: 80). For example, there was cold war in 1947-1991 between two great powers, the United States and the Soviet, they would not like to have a war is because they maintained the systems and themselves (Jackson, Sorensen 2013: 80)....   [tags: power, anarchical, survival] 982 words
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The Utalitarian Approach to Moral Obligation - ... Hume thinks that the actions envisaged cannot constitute duty; it would never be a duty unless human nature possesses some rational inclination prompting individuals to perform certain actions. Hume thinks that the content of our duties is in our natural state, because it is determined by sponantoneus inclination. Two different accounts of our moral valuation are intended when we are applying them to two distinct situations. The first account is to give a description of the basis of our moral appraisals in which only the spontaneous affections operate which there is no stable social environment....   [tags: ethical theory, hume] 623 words
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The Great Gatsby: A Marxist Approach - ... The absence of the servants throughout the majority of the story implies the upper class scarcely notices the lower class; with the distinction between the social classes clearly defined, the boundaries become unfeasible to cross. Furthermore, the American dream alters throughout the novel. Originally, the American dream is abundant with opportunity and a symbol of success through virtue; as the story progresses, Gatsby symbolizes the failed American dream. Throughout the story, the authentic account of Gatsby’s past is ambiguous, leaving the reader with much to piece together....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald novel analysis] 1384 words
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Interdisciplinary Approach in Water Issues - It is a fact that the amount of water in our planet is enormous with 1,404 million km3 in total and it is vital element in which all the living processes occur (Breu, et al., 2008). Thus, it is necessary to strengthen our efforts for a powerful confrontation of water issues worldwide. Water issues are related with problems about the acceptable status (e.g. infringement of the environmental standards of chemical substances), management and utilization of water in different human activities. One of the attributes that characterize the water issues is the complexity, because of the variety of scientific data from different disciplines, that need to be elaborated for tackling the problem, and th...   [tags: danube river, water pollution, water framework]
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Human Rights Approach to Development - The meaning of ‘development’ changes according to what society needs to achieve a better life at any one time (Crocker 1992, p. 585). Exactly how we approach development varies according to our conception of justice in light of this goal. This paper examines three approaches to development: the Rights Based approach, the Basic Needs approach and the Capability approach. Concluding: that as far as fairness goes, the Rights Based approach is the most agreeable of the three, but even so, is not without fault....   [tags: freedom, justice, peace, UN]
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Psychology Assignment on Psychodynamic Approach - ... However if the positive outweighs the negative, then the ego strength will arise. This suggests that we will have a stronger sense of who we are. Evaluate the Theory The Psychodynamic approach helps care workers to comprehend the ways in which past childhood experiences have the capacity to be influential on an individual’s current behaviours. Erik Erikson’s ‘8 Stages Of Development’ suggests that there is a possibility for ego strengths to be developed in later stages of life which gives an optimistic view, for the individual and their carer’s, that there is opportunity for change....   [tags: theory, ego, positive, development] 685 words
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Reggio Emillia and the Approach - Origin from a city in the north of Italy, the Reggio Emilia approach in Early Childhood Education is adopted by multi-countries over the past decades. This approach has a core philosophy, that children should play a leading role in education. Children are seen as full of knowledge and intelligence, with full capabilities to express themselves if only given the proper ways to do to so. They are protagonists of their own learning and have a say in what topics and problems they will study and research....   [tags: Education, Te Whariki] 2092 words
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Strategy Levels & Companies Approach - Strategy levels are an easy way to determine various responsibilities involved in implementation and strategy formulation. “A convenient way to classify levels of strategy in view corporate-level strategy as responsible for market definition, business-level strategy is responsible for market navigation, and functional-level strategy as the foundation that supplies both of these” (Advameg, Strategy Levels, 2011). Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, and Sarnoff are companies that use different approach to business such as low cost approach, differentiation, and best value....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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The Inquiry Approach to Learning - Inquiry is an interactive way of learning. Students are actively engaged in their studies. Inquiry involves student-centered activities focusing on questioning, exploring, and posing explanations. The goal of inquiry is to introduce a new way of learning where students can learn about the world around them through active engagement in real-life examples. Inquiry based learning can be incorporated into all academic subjects throughout the curriculum. Science could possibly be the most effective subject to incorporate inquiry....   [tags: Education, teaching, learning styles]
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The Care Programme Approach (CPA) - Introduction This essay will critically analyse Care Programme Approach (CPA) assessment and care plan in an OSCE I undertook. By utilising the CPA and sources of current literature, I hope to demonstrate my knowledge and understanding in relation to this skill as well as identifying areas with scope for learning. Assessment is about collecting information on a person’s needs and circumstances, and making sense of that information in order to identify needs and decide on what support or treatment to offer (DOH, 2002)....   [tags: Mental Health]
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Hypnosis, As A Therapeutic Approach - Hypnosis, As A Therapeutic Approach, A technique made up of a series of instructions and suggestions that place a person in a trancelike state of mind, possessing similarities to being asleep. Only, in this trance a person is able to hear and respond to questions or suggestions, these states are otherwise known as hypnosis. However, when it is combined with hypnotic suggestion and therapeutic understanding, it is then referred to as hypnotherapy. This alternative treatment therapy has proven to be beneficial in many circumstances....   [tags: Technique, Instructions, Suggestions, Therapy]
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A New Approach to Art - ... Artists have now produced a variety of works whose meaning cannot be understood otherwise because their context is very crucial to the piece of art. Many times the collection and display of certain things are symbolic of historical practices. Things that are associated with our everyday life are used to represent or rather give out a complete new meaning to art.”The public has a form and anything which has a form can be art.”(Paul Ramirez Jonas, living as form,pg 22) . Therefore, this is certainly a form of art even though it has a very different approach and caters to dealing with a variety of different issues whether they are social, political or community based for that matter....   [tags: issues, controversy, socio-political] 1020 words
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Principal Approach of PreSEIS On-Site - ... UrEDAS estimates source parameters in real time from the data collected at a single station without the need for storage. The main functions of UrEDAS are estimation of the earthquake location, magnitude, vulnerability assessment and issuing of warning if required. Like all other EEW systems UrEDAS uses the initial P wave motion for the estimation of the source parameters. UrEDAS recognises a P wave from an S wave by observing the vertical amplitude to horizontal amplitude ratio (V/H). If V/H>1 it is taken as a P wave and if V/H<1 it is an S wave (Nakamura)....   [tags: algorithm analysis] 569 words
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Disney's Approach to Cultural Difference - Disney’s approach to cultural difference is deeply rooted in its need to appeal to an American audience. The film Mulan (1998), while celebrated for its vast improvement of stereotypical depictions of other cultures, is not different in its paternalistic approach to Chinese culture. Mulan contains orientalism which is depicted through the stereotypical depictions of both the Chinese and the Huns, the view of Chinese traditions and cultural norms as restrictive to Mulan, and the constant bombardment of American culture within the film all of which is to better appeal to an American audience....   [tags: film mulan, orientalism, chinese]
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Monetary Systems and MIU Approach - Hahn argues that in a general equilibrium model, the value of money has to be zero in equilibrium. However, in the real world, money has a positive value. This paper critically analyses the Money-in-Utility approach, which attempts to solve the problem within this framework. In a general equilibrium model, if there are n-good markets, all markets clear with just n-1 real conditions (Walras Law). Money has no role to play. It is like a barter economy. Hahn derives a set of conditions with n goods of which, the zero-th good has price zero....   [tags: Money, utility, Hahn]
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The Cognitive Approach to Teaching - ... Regardless of the strategies I use to help students, it is not enough unless I consider their knowledge base. If students cannot understand what is being learned, then it will be much harder for them to remember and retrieve the information. Additionally, I must consider that some students may already have well-developed concepts about the material. “Often, these concepts may conflict and be contrary to what is understood as true by experts in the domain” (Pintrich, Marx, & Boyle, 1993, p. 171)....   [tags: knowledge, learning, active] 1141 words
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A Western Approach to Islam - ... The flag of the United States is also flown high atop a large flagpole at the entrance to the Mosque. I was able to interview a few people at the Mosque with the help of my friend Amira, who is a second generation Iranian and Muslim. With her help I was able to comfortably talk to members of the mosque and ask a few questions without being too much of an annoyance. I was completely accepted by the people of the mosque as a visitor and many were happy to have me there to answer any questions I had....   [tags: christians, quran, christ] 2030 words
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Psychology: Idiomatic and Nomethtic Approach - This essay will look at the contribution of the free will/determinism debate and the idiographic/nomothetic approach and also how they apply to contemporary psychology. Free will is known to be connected to moral responsibility. Many ancient thinkers tried to encourage society that humans have control over their decisions and the actions that we perform depend on us. It is believed that actions are not pre-determined and aren’t caused by natural determinism (InformationPhilosopher, [no date]). Free will is “The ability or discretion to choose; free choice: chose to remain behind of my own free will” (The Free Dictionary, 2014)....   [tags: free will, modern psychology]
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New Approach to Education System - Lots of people have a transformative influence on people’s lives. This can be achieved with different ways; education is one of these ways. From Aristotle to today’s world, lots of people have been contributing big impacts on education system which has big effect on people’s personality and lives. Anne Sullivan, William McGuffey, Emma Willard, and Maria Montessori all great teachers who did their work very well and they had a profound impact on the lives of innumerable people. In today’s world lots of students, teachers, and parents think that Montessori education system is much successful than traditional education system....   [tags: montessori, self-control, pedagogical methods]
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A Peaceful Approach to Equality - ... Nearly 10,000 black Americans, inclusive of men, women, and children, dressed themselves completely in white and united together to march silently down Fifth Avenue in New York City (White, Bay, and Martin 2012, Unknown 1917). The only noise that could be heard during the march was the muffled beating of drums and the footsteps of the 10,000 participants (White, Bay, and Martin 2012). This demonstration was effective in creating fear within the white population because it was a visual display of the sentiment that had been expressed in Emmett Scott’s chapter, “What the Negro Got Out of the War”—within the black population, there has been an increase of organization, unity, and solidarity...   [tags: African American fight for civil rights]
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The Dutch Approach the Childbirth - ... In the Netherlands home births account for approximately 30% of deliveries, 60% deliver in a hospital and 10% deliver in special out-patient birthing units. Even when the delivery takes place in a hospital, caesareans are relatively rare and epidural use is low. The mother has the right to choose where she wants to deliver but unless deemed medically necessary a hospital birth may not be covered completely by insurance. If the family does decide to deliver at a hospital, it is not uncommon for the mother and baby to be released as soon as four hours after birth....   [tags: miwives, natural, prenatal] 965 words
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The Direct Instruction Approach - ... Throughout the weekly modules CSU Global often uses YouTube videos for students to watch and learn. This is effective with online learning because some approaches are not possible. For example, experimental approach may be more difficult or impossible. It would be almost impossible to role play online and have it be an effective learning technique. Through online learning students discern what the goals are and then they are assigned coursework that needs to be completed; this is part of the direct instruction approach (Education Purduecal, n.d.)....   [tags: teacher, talk, appropriate, learning]
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The Reggio Emilia Approach - The Reggio Emilia Approach Hailed by Newsweek (1991) magazine as the international role model for preschools, the Reggio Emilia approach has caught the attention of early childhood educators. In 1999, current Secretary of Education, Richard W. Riley visited the schools in Reggio Emilia to better understand its benefits (Dunne, 2000). It’s principals are understood by only a few, however, and has limited following with approximately 1200 Reggio inspired preschools in operation, most of them private (Sipprelle, 2009), making the innovative ideas offered by this approach available to only a few....   [tags: Education ]
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Research Approach and Philosophy - Research Approach and Philosophy In discussing the research approach and philosophy one must consider the difference between method and methodology. Methodology refers to the approach utilized for the research and the method refers to the procedure used to carry out the research. Epistemology is the philosophical approach broadly adopted in this research as it amid to describe a phenomena within society or in an environment. Hence in in relation to this topic the phenomena is the trend towards sustainability among businesses in the UK....   [tags: method, conduct, epistemology] 977 words
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Behavioral Approach to Management - Organization behavior refers to analysis of personal and group dynamics in their work place setting, and also the characteristics of the organization itself. This analysis is a necessity in comprehending how people will behave when subjected to the work environment. The results of the analysis are useful in taking care of the behaviors that may be unnecessary to the organization (Ashraf, n.d p156). The individuals employed in an organization and the respective group attitude is a major factor that is used to evaluate the performance of the organization....   [tags: Business Management ]
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The Experimental Marketing Approach - ... The term used to describe the new marketing approach is called ‘experiential marketing’, being a ‘relatively new marketing orientation proving a contrast to traditional marketing’ (Hudson et al., 2009) (which refers to the initial approach marketers applied, namely high focus on a destination’s physical attributes) (Hudson et al., 2009). In addition to the above, Williams (2006 in Hudson et al., 2009) argues that ‘experiential marketing views consumers as emotional beings, focused on achieving pleasurable experiences’ (Williams, 2006 in Hudson et al., 2009)....   [tags: consumer's wants and needs] 517 words
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Qualitative and Inductive Approach - METHODOLOGY This chapter provides an analysis of the procedures that were used in conducting the study. The procedures used are outlined in the following order:¬(a)Research approach, (b) research design, (c) data collection, (d) data analysis, (e) validity and (f) ethical considerations. Research approach Qualitative and inductive approach was used to record and analyze data on the various variables that explain the perceived leadership styles and the level of satisfaction they yield. These approaches were necessary as the study focused in understanding human behavior, beliefs and their emotions about leadership styles and their job satisfaction levels....   [tags: Methodology, Prodecure Analysis]
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Project Cost Management Approach - ... Work started on work packages will grant that work package with 50% credit; whereas, the remaining 50% is credited upon completion of all work defined in that work package. Costs may be rounded to the nearest dollar and work hours rounded to the nearest whole hour. Cost variances of +/- 0.1 in the cost and schedule performance indexes will change the status of the cost to cautionary; as such, those values will be changed to yellow in the project status reports. Cost variances of +/- 0.2 in the cost and schedule performance indexes will change the status of the cost to an alert stage; as such, those values will be changed to red in the project status reports....   [tags: Control, Process, Variances] 1609 words
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Critical Approach on Organization - ... Although, these programs still remain available in the hospital, there is less funding for services that the workers are able deliver or provide. When specifically referring back to the issue that I was faced with at the WCHP at Humber River Hospital, it is clear that the change in government funding towards hospitals impacted my role as a social worker. In the WCHP, the social work department does not get any funding. Although, we are included in the program, we are not included in the budget and thus the department is limited in a variety of ways....   [tags: issue analysis, dilemma] 2397 words
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Categorical Approach to Diagnosis - `In the past, I worked in such a research setting, where if a person was found to meet criteria for opiate dependence they received treatment, however if even slightly short of DSM-IV criteria for the disorder they would have to look elsewhere. This was a continual concern for me, as the person who met criteria was not always the person with the most distress, and alternative treatments were not easy for people to find. Largely from this experience, I find the current categorical approach to classifying persons with psychopathology to be an imperfect system at best, with the primary advantage of being convenience when communicating with other professionals....   [tags: Psychology] 869 words
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Approach to Research Studies - Approach to Research Studies The field of social science typically applies the research methods of either qualitative or quantitative concept ( ). The quantitative research strategy incorporates approaches which emphasize on quantities. The quantitative method collects data, usually by numbers, and is evaluated by numerical and automated methods. The quantitative approach to research is primarily used in research in the field of physical science (book). However, the qualitative method customarily makes use of words to clarify extensive theories that cannot be apprehended statistically, for instance in such things as: an individual’s principles, state of mind, or objectives....   [tags: Research Management ] 1054 words
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Climate and Urban Approach - Climate and Urban Approach Analysis of the climate and urban geography of the area pointed out that, summers are to a certain extent hot and gentle, with cooling night gentle winds. The regular temperatures in July are 93° F whereas winter has an average temperature of 44° F in January. This brings cool temperatures and 17 inches rains in January. The city is outlined in a grid where tree lined streets create a shady environment. The area takes landscape and the water table is comparatively high (Louw)....   [tags: Architecture, energy efficiency]
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The New Communistic Approach - ... But why did communism fail. There are many theories about that, it was, for example, due to the ‘leaders’ abusing their power turning the communistic government into a tyrannical dictatorship. Or, another theory is, that it is due to the people’s greed, always wanting more than others resulting in conflicts between one another (the Civil War). The final theory is that people blaming countries like the US for opposing to the communistic regime and blocking the spread of communism, resulted in to blacklisting, jailing and deportation of people suspected of following communism....   [tags: Marxism, Russian Revolution] 524 words
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Marxist Approach to Health - A definition, by way of contrast, of the key features of Marxism and functionalism will precede an application of each theory in turn to health. Functionalism developed out of the positivist observation that 'all positive speculations owe their first origin to the occupations of practical life' (Comte, 1865, pg 11) and the boundaries of scientific knowledge can not go further than empirically observable truths and views societies as holistic systems where 'the whole is greater than the sum of its parts' (Taylor et el, 1997, pg 662)....   [tags: Health Care] 1031 words
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The Punctuated Equilibrium Approach - The Punctuated Equilibrium approach is focused on explaining stasis and change in policy design. Why do PE approaches imply that policy is likely to remain stable. What factors are needed to generate change. In your answer be sure to cite a relevant policy area. Stasis is no change or incremental change in policy. This is policy’s usual state. The American policy system was designed to move slowly there are many hurdles in the process considering the complexity of politics and government. The American system is made up of many separate institutions, overlapping jurisdictions, and allows many opportunities for mobilization....   [tags: Economics] 1884 words
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Liberalism Approach of China - Today’s world politics are heavily influenced by globalization. Most of the sates are integrated in this phenomenon, creating social and cultural interaction as well as economic incentives which will facilitate the growth and development of the states. Thus many of the policies of a state are in accordance to its current state preferences and dependence with other countries. Despite of China’s rising power and its expanding aims, it must be taken into consideration that the emergence of rising powers have to be unified with other major powers to combat common dangers such as terrorism as it inflicts every state regardless of its power....   [tags: International Government ]
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Netflix"s Approach to Marketing - After receiving a ridiculously high fee for returning a movie late, Reed Hastings said that there had to be a better way to rent and watch movies and TV shows from the comfort of their own homes. Hence, in 1997 Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph, a software executive, co-found what is known today as Netflix, “the world’s leading internet subscription service for enjoying movies and TV shows,” (Netflix, Facts). The purpose of this paper is to the process of exchange between Netflix and their customers, as well as Netflix’s approach to relationship marketing and how this marketing technique has helped Netflix leave their competitors in the dust when it comes to customer satisfaction....   [tags: Marketing ]
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Ethical Approach to Utalitarianism - Companies are faced with difficult decisions they have to make on a daily basis and Pegasus International Inc. is no exception (Freeman, 1991). In attempt to make the right choice, business ethics are implemented; which states the human conduct that is wrong or right in a business context (Shaw, 2011: 8) A moral or ethical dilemma is when an agent must make a decision between two ethically compromising choices (White Hat Communications, 2014). In this scenario, Oswald faces a moral dilemma because he has to make a choice whether or not to expand the company by operating in China (Hackworth & Shanks, 2007)....   [tags: Companies, Financial Obligations, Businesses]
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The Three Phases Approach - ... These questions were then used in interviews with industry professionals in the next phase. 3.1.2 Phase 2: Delphi Technique The first technique is the Delphi Technique. According to (Heiko, 2008), the Delphi Technique serves as an efficient group dynamic process with the aim of achieving a consensus among experts. This is done through an iterative process in which ‘multi-stage interviews’ are carried out with each round of feedback provided to the experts surveyed. After consideration of the long reply time of each expert (for the survey), a 1-stage Delphi Analysis was carried out in Phase 2....   [tags: analysis techniques, methodology] 721 words
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The New Communistic Approach - ... The theory of communism suits the political theory of socialism, which gave rise to communism. This theory is represented by the German philosopher Karl Marx, also known as ‘the father of communism’ and Frederick Engels. The theory of Karl Marx says that a truly utopian society must be classless and stateless in order to; ‘Free the lower class from poverty and give the poor a fighting chance’. The Communist Movement used the slogan; ‘Communism was a world in which each gave according to their abilities, and received according to their needs’ to describe communism....   [tags: Russian Revolution] 1008 words
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Psychoanalytic Approach vs. Humanistic Approach - Mental disorders are dismissed by people today because they are internal. When a person has a cold they cough, when a person has sunburn they turn red or peel, but when a person has a mental disorder they… and that’s where the debate begins. Do mental disorders truly exist. What are the causes. As a result of mental disorders some people exhibit a change in behavior or do things outside of what is status quo. That leads me to my topic - the psychoanalytic approach vs. the humanistic approach....   [tags: essays research papers] 946 words
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Multiple Oppositions Approach - Multiple Oppositions Approach I. The Multiple Oppositions approach is an approach that concurrently contrasts multiple target sounds to a comparison sound. Often there is a phoneme collapse, with many sounds being represented by one sound. The phoneme /d/ may replace /t/, /k/, and/or /g/. Any word containing replacement sounds is treated as a homophone. “For example, for a child who collapses voiceless obstruents to /t/ word-initially, the multiple opposition treatment set might include /t/~/k, s, tʃ/ and result in contrastive training words such as tip versus Kip, sip, and chip” (Williams, 2000, p....   [tags: Language ]
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System Development Approach - ... The first type of approach is linear framework which is Waterfall or called as traditional approach. This approach focused on the development life cycle and each phase need to be completed before started the next phase. Development is frozen and documented at the completion of each phase, and if a change is needed, a formal “change request” is required (Hodges, 2007). The basic principles are the project is divided into sequential phases, with some overlap and splash back acceptable between phases....   [tags: progress, plan, lienar, iterative, framework]
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Becker's Economic Approach - In “The Economic Approach to Human Behavior,” Gary Becker describes his explanation of “the economic approach” as being how individuals choose the price they are willing to pay for a good as a rational choice determined by the payoff of the good, based on their preferences for that good. Becker believes that prices, preferences, payoffs, and costs may include intangibles or unknowns. Thus Becker’s “economic approach to human behavior” is the belief that any human decision can be explained by a cost-benefit analysis by the decision-maker with the available information, where he/she decides the utility gained by making that choice is greater than the cost....   [tags: Economics]
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Virtue Ethics Approach - 1. Identify the main pros and cons of a virtue ethics approach. The virtue ethics approach is a theory that suggests that people are judged via their character, not specific actions. An individual who has developed good character traits (virtues) is judged as a morally good person. An individual who has developed bad character traits (vices) is judged as a morally bad person. Most of us have a mixture or virtues and vices. There are many pros and cons linked to this approach. The pros include a. Emphasis on pleasure and emotion – it is good that we should enjoy acting virtuously b. Moral education – being moral is a developmental process c. Consideration of life as a whole – “One swallow doe...   [tags: Ethics ]
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Key Features of AL and CLT Approach - ... It develops fully communicative competences of the learners which are linguistic, actional, discourse, socio-cultural and strategic competence. Therefore, CLT approach can address the objectives of AL approach, which only aims at enabling learners to use L2 automatically with the focus on oral form of L2. For instance, when teaching about the festivals in England, instead of just giving students some structures like “decorate trees” or “the custom spread throughout” and practicing pronunciation, teachers can create some groups to ask each other about a festival (time, origin, traditional customs..) and present in class....   [tags: language learning, teacher, fluency] 1347 words
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Appropriate Approach by Government to Societal Challenges - Appropriate Approach by Government to Societal Challenges The 1930’s depression set a historic moment in which the American people suffered. The economy was declining with increased deaths from malnutrition and diseases. Unemployment plagued the nation. According to Gunderson & Cory (4) the situation grew worse until the government intervened. The intervention changed the role of government in safeguarding the people from economic decline. The depressions served as an opportunity for the government to elicit its mandate and enable the people reflect on its significance in stabilizing the economy....   [tags: conservative, expansive, leader, Great Depression]
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