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What is an Attitude? - Many theorists have attempted to define what an attitude is, thus, some are utilized more than others within contemporary research. One, which is commonly referred to, is that of Fazio (1995) whereby he states an attitude is “an association in memory between a given object and a given summary evaluation of the object” (p. 247). A recent definition of attitudes would be that of Haddock (2010). He defines attitudes based on more contemporary ideas and research by saying, ‘…we define an attitude as an overall evaluation of an object that is based on cognitive, affective and behavioural information’ (p.4)....   [tags: Cognition, Affect, Behavior]
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Generational Difference in the Attitude of Immigrants - ... Like Gogol and his sister, they want to eat all the food from America, they want all the new toys, and they want to be American. In Crossing Over by Ruben Martinez, the fancy shoes and clothes that come from America captivate many young Mexicans that cannot wait to go cross the border themselves. They want to be like the “migrant boys and their brand-new sneakers and cooler-than-cool beanies…” (87). More so than adults, kids are mesmerized by a flashy society that has newer and better things to offer....   [tags: attachment, identity, country, impressionability] 1133 words
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Right Attitude towards the Earth - What is the right attitude towards the Earth, when so many of its societies abuse its resources and disregards the matrix of life. The basic understanding of self, how self interacts with the numbered moments of life, is vital to the right attitude of being conscious of the earth. Listening and obeying our conscience is essential for fostering world peace and harmony. Bonding is mandatory to achieve the right attitude towards the earth. Living in a life that is not conscious one cannot truly understand the wisdom of earth....   [tags: Environment, Environmental] 951 words
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A Lonely Attitude: Desert Places - A person’s view of their surroundings can display their emotions and attitude towards life. In Robert Frost’s “Desert Places”, the narrator is standing in the middle of an empty and deserted field. It is snowing and the field is almost looks like a white sheet of snow except for some stubble that is showing through the grass. Around the field is a forest, which is full of animals that are hiding from the cold. The narrator feels lonely for unknown reasons. Robert Frost uses the scenery in “Desert Places” to describe the emotions of an abandoned and isolated person....   [tags: Robert Frost poem analysis] 690 words
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Attitude Towards Domestic Violence - The purpose of this study is to examine the attitudes towards domestic violence. Attitudes toward domestic violence are measured by the positive or negative view of violence or aggression toward a spouse, offspring, or member of a household. My independent variables are sex which consists of male and female individuals, classification which consists of upperclassmen and freshmen students, and age. In order to test the relative impact of my independent variables my control variable is involvement....   [tags: negative view, aggression]
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Teachers’ Technology Attitude Scale - The theoretical framework will apply Swan and Dixon's (2006), Teachers’ Technology Attitude Scale (TAS), originally designed by McFarlane, Hoffman, and Green (1997), Evaluation of the Technology Attitude (EOTTA). Swan and Dixon revised the TAS to determine the extent of the relationship between teachers’ attitudes towards technology and level of application of technology in the instructional practice. According to the researchers, The TAS model played a crucial role in incorporating technology in the classroom through the use of math educational software applications....   [tags: Educational Technology, philosophy of education] 571 words
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An Essential Attitude Adjustment - Life is a truly miraculous occurrence. At conception, two cells join, and a human life emerges. Each begins in this way, whether in utero or in vitro. Although the beginning is the same, each life progresses differently with many factors affecting the outcome. Fate plays a role in determining exactly what those factors may be. Most people will have a wide array of experiences throughout life, ranging from positive to negative. At different points in life, one may experience joy or heartache, abundance or need, love or loss....   [tags: Poetry Comparison]
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Manager's Attitude Effects Employees - ... However, not all managers in the real workplace respond the WLB policy positively. In a study about the impact of work-family policies on individual employees, authors point out that some older-generation managers who sacrificed their personal lives to attain the professional achievement require employee spend same amount of efforts and time on work (Poelmans & Sahibzada, 2004). With the negative attitudes, the managers may neglect the benefits of the policy and discourage employee from using the policy....   [tags: perception, behavior, passive] 767 words
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Attitude toward European Imperialism - Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, “opens at sunset with Marlow in the company of four friends aboard the yawl Nellie at anchor in the Thames estuary waiting the turn of the tide” (Knowles and Moore 173). Marlow tells the story of his personal experience in the Congo. He, as a sailor of a steamboat, departed from Europe to Africa, where was “one of the dark places of the earth” (Conrad 3). His first assignment was to rescue Kurtz, who was a top agent working of the company in Africa and had fallen ill....   [tags: Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness]
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Attitude Differences in Marriages - I was raised in a traditional home were my mother was a homemaker ensuring that all my siblings and I were cared for while my father worked. My parent’s unconditional love for each other provided us a happy home. Though they had arguments and disagreements, I never saw my father mentally or physically abuse my mother. Being the ninth of ten children, my parents promoted equality between all of us. Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu book, “Where are you Adam?” Stated that, “We love our sons and we train our daughters.” Culturally speaking, this statement was emphasized in the Hispanic culture, from my early age as a young girl....   [tags: satistfaction, hispanic, relationships]
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The Influence of Personality and Attitude on Consumer Behaviour - Structural models of consumer attitudes In order to understand the relationship between a consumer’s attitude and their behaviour, psychologist constructed a few attitude models to help marketers to understand the consumer’s attitude and behaviour (Shiffman & Kanuk, 2010:249). Some of the attitude models that are considered as important are the following: the single-component attitude model, the tri-component, the multi-attribute attitude model (Rousseau, 2007:195), the theory of trying-to-consume model and the attitude-toward-the-ad models (Shiffman & Kanuk, 2010:255)....   [tags: cognition, affect, opinions]
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Personality Versus Attitude - Many use personality and attitude as interchangeable words, when in reality they have completely different meanings. Personality is the visible aspect of one’s character as it impresses others. Attitude is manner, disposition, and feelings with regard to a person. Personality as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary is, the combination of characteristics or qualities that form an individual’s distinctive character. Personalities are mostly stable. You will not be able to go around and change everyone’s personality you run into....   [tags: behavior, character, situational ] 684 words
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The Effect of Attitude on the Recall of Personal Histories - The Effect of Attitude on the Recall of Personal Histories It is believed that a person’s attitude influences their memory. Many researchers have conducted experiments on this hypothesis. It has been determine that attitude does have an effect on memory; however, there has been discrepancies in the research results to what extent am individual’s attitude has on recall of past behavior (Aronson, 2012, pp. 164-165). Research done in 1943 by Levine and Murphy indicated that people tend to remember information that supports their social attitude rather than information that does not (Aronson, 2012, pp....   [tags: memory, behavior, reaction, hedonic states ]
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The Importance of Good Attitude in Electrex Company - As attitude is defined as the psychological reaction toward a person, situation, an object, a team (organization). In other words, its our perception towards different things that we interact in our life and it usually affect our thoughts and behaviors. electrex company as we mentioned in the above, it’s made up of different teams that plays various roles for the company to reach its level or achieve its objectives. Our point is that in electrex company a team is made up of at least eight individuals, mostly with different age groups, race, and sex as there is no restriction....   [tags: teams, conflict,] 682 words
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The Ethical Use of the Life Attitude Schedule - One of the leading causes of deaths in adolescents and young adults is suicide. The leading cause of death is accidents. Many that do not commit suicde have had at least thoughts about it. The Life Attitude Schedule was developed to assess the activities of adolescents and young adults. The tool divides both positive and negative factors in one’s life. The clinical studies identified students that were in the study that were at least. The instrument showed great promise but needed to be more culturally normed to assure diversity....   [tags: Social Issues, Suicide ] 1721 words
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The Influence of Personality and Attitude on Consumers Behaviour - Introduction Personality and attitude are both internal factors (inner characteristics) that influence a consumers’ behaviour. Research has been done on these internal factors and researchers have come to the conclusion that inner characteristics are those characteristic that distinguish one individual from another such as mannerisms. Some research implies that early childhood experiences and dual influence of genetics can have an influence on the development of one’s personality; other implies that personality develops over time and thus does the social and environment have an influence on one’s personality (Shiffman & Kanuk, 2010:136)....   [tags: internal factors, rosseau, social influence]
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An Essay About Natural Attitude and Preconceptions - ... The ultimate aim of Phenomenological reduction according to Husserl was the application of the reduction or the ‘bracketing’ process on oneself. With each stage of bracketing, you strip yourself of all external prejudices and presuppositions. A stage will come, when further bracketing is impossible. This stage represents our essence or ‘transcendental ego’. The Ego is transcendental or pure in the sense that it is not just an experience or a part of an experience, but is continuous and unchanging....   [tags: knowledge, experience] 1390 words
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The Stellar Attitude and Career of Michael Jordan - “If somebody says no to you, or if you get cut, Michael Jordan was cut his first year, but he came back and he was the best ever. That is what you have to have. The attitude that I'm going to show everybody, I'm going to work hard to get better and better” (Magic Johnson). The quote above couldn’t be any truer. Michael Jordan epitomized that. Jordan is an influential person of the 20th century because of his determination to play, success in the NBA, and the legacy he left. Michael Jordan was a hard worker from the beginning of his life to today....   [tags: basketball, legacy, all-star] 863 words
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How Do Implicit Attitudes Influence How We Respond to Other? - How do implicit attitudes influence how we respond to Other. Individuals’ mechanical systems for evaluating the world developed over the course of evolutionary history. Such mental operations provide tools for understanding the circumstances, assessing the important concepts, and heartening behavior without having to think or actually thinking at all. These automated preferences are called implicit attitudes. “Implicit attitude is defined as unacknowledged attitudes external to a person’s awareness which nonetheless have measurable effects on people’s response times to stimulations” (Grinnell, 2009)....   [tags: social psychology, behavior, attitude]
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Implications of Internet Usage on Students Attitudes - ... 1.3 SCOPE OF STUDY. This study purpose is to investigate on implication of internet usage among KPTMKL’s students that affect their attitude. I want to face about 100 among 2000 students degree level. They are consisting of semester 1 to 5. Students also consisting in BSC (HONS) in BIT of Accounting, International Business, Network and Computer Science course. I also spent time about 1 week to complete this research. 1.4 OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY. 1.4.1 To analyse the negative attitude of students affected by internet usage....   [tags: rude, addict, attitude, passive, internet] 1578 words
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Keeping an Optimistic Attitude in Life - Keeping an Optimistic Attitude in Life Optimistic and pessimistic attitudes constantly affect the outcome of people's lives. In my life, I try to keep an optimistic attitude about the things I do because I know it will help lead me to more desirable ends. There have been many situations in which optimism has helped me through difficult times. Two areas in particular have provided me optimistic experiences: athletics and academics. First, optimism was very apparent while I was the co-captain of my high school soccer team....   [tags: Papers] 529 words
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Attitude is a Learned Behavior - Attitude is a Learned Behavior Attitude is a learned behavior that can be changed based on the individuals choice and wiliness to change. The Webster’s New World Dictionary defines attitude in three different ways; first is a bodily posture showing mood or action, second is a manner showing one’s feeling or thoughts and third is one’s disposition. In General Attitudes are the feelings and thoughts you have about yourself and how you interact with other people. Attitude plays apart of everything in society’s life, from taking your first steps, going to high school, choosing a college, getting a job and choosing a mate....   [tags: Psychology Essays] 1106 words
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Changes in Attitude Over the Years - Changes in Attitude Over the Years Imagine walking down the street one day, only to be smiled at and happily greeted by each and every person you encountered. Life in the 1930s was just like this. Towns were small and everyone knew one another. Now imagine walking down a crowded, traffic-filled street, only to be pushed aside, ignored, or ridiculed. Life in the 1980s, and today, is like this. Towering skyscrapers and large houses cover the land and no one seems to have a care in the world for another person....   [tags: Society Norms Culture] 928 words
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The Change of Wang Lung's Attitude - Though Wang Lung has his had a concubine. He persists on keeping the land and did not want to sell it even though his family was starving. He has more bad points than his good points. Now I will explain why Wang Lung is a bad man. Money was a main factor in Wang Lung's attitude which changed completely many times because of his wealth. At the beginning of the story Wang Lung is a poor farmer who always thinks carefully about how he spends his money. As he was a poor farmer, Wang Lung was filled with fear when he first approaches the House of Hwang to collect O-Lan ....   [tags: essays research papers] 571 words
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Understanding Tourist Motivation, Attitude and Intention to Visit - In tourism, motivation is considered a critical variable and a driving force behind tourist behavior (Crompton, 1979). Tourist motivation is considered as the core of a tourists’ continuous behavioral process. Although motivation explains a large portion of the variance in tourist behavior, motivation can only partially explain tourist behavior (Crompton, 1979). To understand tourist behavior, it is necessary to investigate the relationship between tourist motivation and behavior or the interrelations among motivation and other behavioral determinants....   [tags: traveling business analysis]
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Components that can Make up a Person´s Attitude - There are many thoughts that goes through peoples minds and those thoughts later determine ones mines set on wither one will fail or one will succedd in life as well as in school. The way a person behaves has a positive or negative effect on their behave and there environment. There have been many theories on why ones attitude can change and be formatted. One theory that has been giving is observation learning. Social Psychology, defines observational leaning as “basic form of learning in which individuals acquire new forms of behavior as result of observing other.” When a person is observation learning they tend to form a new attitude....   [tags: emotional, behavioral, cognitive] 1191 words
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The Attitude of Howard Hughes - Although Howard Hughes had a very cocky attitude, he did what he needed to do to finish his life goals: "Things I want to be 1. The best golfer in the world. 2. The best flyer pilot. 3. the most famous producer of moving pictures." Goals written on the back of a receipt (p55) His attitude was so impressive that it led to a major contribution in the world of aviation. The steps that he took, not listening to people say that he cannot do it, great secrecy, the need for perfection, and he does what ever is necessary to get the job done, that along side of his Texan attitude would lead to one of the greatest achievements in aviation....   [tags: Inventors] 1413 words
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Use of an Attitude Survey in GMFC Labor Talks - Introduction Well-constructed employee attitude surveys can provide insight into organizational characteristics which impact employee behavior and organizational performance (Williams, 1998). Companies may use survey results to modify their management style, organizational culture, workplace characteristics, or incentives in order to improve worker satisfaction and overall productivity (Williams, 1998). Although the link between employee attitudes and actual work performance has been found to be somewhat inconsistent (Schleicher, Watt, & Greguras, 2004), research has confirmed at least a moderate correlation between job satisfaction and rates of employee absenteeism and turnover (Gibson, Iv...   [tags: job satisfaction, productivity]
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The Effect of an Optimistic Attitude on a Person’s Health - We all live in the world, which is full of sadness and disappointing. We see people dying, poverty, unemployment, etc. However, there are a lot of positive things in the world: children, who are born every day, people, who get new life opportunities, happy marriages, etc. The greatest gift is to see the positive sides of life, without concentrating our attention on negative. According to Winston Churchill, a pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty....   [tags: Positive Psychology]
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Persuasive Campaigns and Attitude toward Group Projects - 1. Persuasive campaigns have the main goal to change an attitude or a behavior of a certain audience. The potential success of persuasion campaigns lie upon the strength and position of the behavior or attitude that is being transformed. The strength of an attitude or behavior is how strong an individual feels about the subject, the position refers to one’s personal value judgment about the subject. When an individual’s current attitude is positioned to the farthest point away from change and they feel very strongly about a certain belief then it will be very hard to alter their attitude or behavior....   [tags: college communications ] 951 words
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Assessing Library Staff’s Attitude in An Academic Library - CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK The purpose of this study was to investigate ‘users’ perception on the performance of library staff’s attitude in an academic library, which is the Perpustakaan Tun Abdul Razak (PTAR), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam. The library staff in PTAR 1 and PTAR 2 were assessed based on their attitudes in terms of reliability, responsiveness and assurance. The conceptual framework was divided into two parts, which were independent variables and dependent variable. The independent variables or also known as causes variables had three (3) dimensions to be measured or evaluated by the researcher in this study....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Attitude Toward Warfare in Beowulf - Attitude Toward Warfare in Beowulf Many historians and authors, such as Tacitus, described Anglo-Saxon England as a region dominated by warlike, belligerent tribes of Germanic descent. These people constantly fought for territories and treasures, which they possessed or wished to acquire. It was the duty of a king or a lord to acquire jewels and armor for his people and that was how he kept his kinsmen loyal to him. In the legendary epic poem, Beowulf, these traits of Anglo-Saxon culture are clearly defined....   [tags: Anglo Saxon English Literature Essays]
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Attitude Towards War in Poetry - Attitude Towards War in Poetry Compare three war poems demonstrating awareness of the poet’s attitude towards war. The three poems I am comparing are ‘Dulce et Decorum est’ by Wilfred Owen, ‘Vergismeinnicht’ by Keith Douglas and ‘War photographer’ by Carol Ann Duffy. ‘Dulce et Decorum est’ is based on a world war one personal experience. Wilfred Owen was brought up with a religious background, which shows through, in his writing. His total war experience was short, as he died in battle in 1918 aged only 25....   [tags: War Poems Poetry Literature Essays] 1974 words
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The Christian Attitude Toward Abortion - The Christian Attitude Toward Abortion Abortion is defined as the deliberate termination of a foetus, or the ending of a pregnancy through medical means. In society today abortions are common and no justified reason has to be presented. The topic of abortion is quite a controversial issue and people today have a range of opinions and ideas on the matter. Some may argue it is the murdering of a child but others in defence to this may say that the foetus is not yet a child as before 24 weeks (this is the latest stage of pregnancy where a termination is permitted) of pregnancy all the features of the baby are not yet formed consequently making the foetus not a hum...   [tags: Papers] 1047 words
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The Koran's Attitude Towards Women - The Koran's Attitude Towards Women The Koran is a book following the religion of the Muslim people. In it, many aspects of their ways of life and their attitudes towards different people are addressed. It mentions the strong feelings of the true believers towards Jews and Christians, however it gives a view of women that is taken two ways. A major part of their religion is the way women should be treated. This idea is a controversial topic as seen from a person that is not a true believer, or a Muslim....   [tags: Papers] 1244 words
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Charles Dickens Attitude and Tone in A Tale of Two Cities - Dickens frequently uses literary devices and terms throughout his novel, A Tale of Two Cities to express his attitude toward certain subjects that can be paralleled to real events in history. “The Wine-Shop” passage from Book I of this novel includes particularly detailed examples the revelation of Dickens’ attitude and intended tone. To summarize, “The Wine-Shop” passage is a scene in which a large wine cask spills all over the streets of the poor French city, Saint Antoine. Everyone present rushes to gather the wine for themselves and their loved ones....   [tags: wine shop, hunger, bloodshed]
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A Study on Reading Habit and Attitude among Malaysian Students - ... 1.3.3 To determine the reading habit of the KPTM, Kuala Lumpur in terms of activities during their leisure time. 1.4 Research Questions 1.4.1 What are the type of reading material they read. 1.4.2 How much their spending time on reading. 1.4.3 What are the activities during their leisure time. 1.5 Scope of Study This study will be conducted in Kolej Poly-Tech MARA (KPTM), Kuala Lumpur. It will identify the reading habit of the student KPTM, Kuala Lumpur in terms of types of reading material they read....   [tags: Kolej Poly-Tech Mara, Kuala Lumpur] 800 words
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John Henry Newman’s Changing Attitude to Infallibility - Examine John Henry Newman’s changing attitude to Infallibility, between the end of Vatican 1 in 1870 and Gladstone’s attack in 1875. In this essay I propose to analyse Newman’s attitude to Infallibility during the period outlined above. I will examine his letters in particular to note the range of correspondents and the approaches taken. I will attempt to see a pattern in relation to his views expressed to mere enquirers writing to him, to national and professional writers seeking information or debating points and to family and friends in connection with the doctrine of Infallibility....   [tags: Religion in Victorian Britain]
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Consumers Attitude Towards Green Practices in the Hotel Industry - ... 15.2 per cent of Malaysian said they would be willing to pay more than US$50 (RM163), thus puts Malaysia in the third ranks of Asian travellers who willing to pay more for eco-friendly hotel. Tierney et al., (2011) points out that more than half consumer believes that they can save money while travelling with some green practice and more than half of traveller are specifically seeking out green service provider while making travelling plan. Although, it shows that many are willing to pay more, about 9.3 per cent are not willing to pay more for the green practice or additional cost (Tierney et al., 2011)....   [tags: practices, global warming] 875 words
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Trait Attributions: Evaluation, Description and Attitude Extremity - ... Given a story, participants were tasked to describe the character in their story using the extreme attitudes. There were two stories, one for each group. Each story had a different character that shows the attitudinal extremities. The two different characters was how political framing was manipulated in the study. Effect of IV on DV: Political Framing on Trait Attributes In a study done by Montiel and Shah the effects of political framing and the perceiver’s social position on trait attributions of a terrorist or freedom fighter was tested (Montiel & Shah, 2008)....   [tags: article analysis, political framing]
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Exploring Diversity in Age, Gender, Ability and Attitude in the Workplace - Our surrounding environment influences many people’s behaviors and that environment is not only their living or working conditions but other people that they must interact with in that environment. On more times than not those interpersonal interactions come with diversity challenges, problems and issues that must be addressed and resolved before a good long term mutual relationship can be realized. The working or organizational environment seems to be more important in most people’s lives than their personal environment, whereas most people have a regular job to sustain a reasonable living, and if those people are not able to peacefully interact with other people in the workplace they may n...   [tags: jobs, business, management] 1921 words
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Eilis’ attitude of Home by Eve Walsh Stoddard - Throughout our lives people share commonalities on the idea of home and what it is. Some people think of home as a house they have lived in throughout their life or a city/country they reside in. Although true for some, some people are at a loss for a distinct place to call home. People may think of home as “feeling comfortable in diverse settings and intermingling with people of different cultures” (150), which Stoddard describes as the ordinary description of cosmopolitism. (150) In contrast, people may think of home in the sense that Stoddard mentions; Freud’s idea of the uncanny, “That species of the frightening that goes back to what was once well known and has long been familiar” (St...   [tags: freud, brooklin, city, country side]
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Consumer Attitude towards Frozen Food Product in Karnataka - ... Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC), a tasteless and odorless stabilizer, is typically added to frozen food because it does not adulterate the quality of the product. Today there are multiple options for packaging frozen foods. Firms uses boxes, cartons, bags, pouches, heat-in-bag pouches, lidded trays and pans, crystallized PET trays, and composite and plastic cans for packaging. 2. DATA AND METHODOLOGY The study uses primary data collected through valid questionnaire to investigate and focuses on the consumer’s attitude....   [tags: opening a food processing plant in India]
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Micro Propulsion Attitude Control System Testing - Each Micro Propulsion Attitude Control System (MPACS) tube underwent testing prior to assembly and launch. The first tests for MPACS occurred on 10 and 13 May 2004. These tests involve firing each tube and documenting how many pulses are observed. However, there are no details to exactly which PPT was fired, so from this point in the analysis, the most conservative (longest) duration will be assumed to be for the PPT that shorted on 2 Nov 07 (PPT Cluster 2, Tube 2). Additionally, since there are no time records available, a frequency of 1 Hz will be assumed....   [tags: Test Analysis] 817 words
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The Party’s Attitude Toward Love and Sexuality - The Party’s attitude toward love and sexuality 1984 is a novel written by George Orwell, the main theme of the novel is about how totalitarian society can control every aspect of a person thought, sexuality and action. Totalitarianism can be define as a repressive one-party that has total control over people thoughts and actions. In 1984, people are being control totally by the Party through device such as the telescreen. People are stripped away from their freedom to do things that they want. The Party wants people to only focus on improving the Party and set everything else aside....   [tags: Literary Analysis, argumentative, persuasive]
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Your Attitude Is Showing - Your Attitude Is Showing: A Primer of Human Relations I enjoyed reading "Your Attitude Is Showing" a great deal more than I expected to. I normally hate to read because I am not very good at it, and I am usually uninterested in the subject. I found that this book to be quite easy to read. The language that the authors used was very easy to understand. Also, it was divided into many chapters with many sections in each chapter. This made it easy for me to keep my attention on the book. When reading I normally become tired and bored, but I was able to focus well on this book....   [tags: Business Marketing] 784 words
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Keats Attitude Towards Nature - Keats is one of the greatest lovers and admirers of nature. In his poetry, we come across exquisitely beautiful descriptions of the wonder sigts and senses of nature. He looks with child-like delight at the objects of nature and his whole being is thrilled by what he sees and hears. Everything in nature for him is full of wonder and mystery - the rising sun, the moving cloud, the growing bud and the swimming fish. But Keats is not only the poet of nature. Infact, all the romantics love and appreciate nature with an equal ardour....   [tags: World Literature] 483 words
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The Media Influences Public Attitude - ... Therefore, when editors are publicising stories reguarding mental health issues they must comply with the Code in order to minimise any misjudegements about mental health occuring also aiding a decrease in the current stigma. If the press are unable to comply then appropriate actions would take place as it is an essential aspect that the rights of the general public are protected. Soap Operas Soap operas which are watched by the public on daily occasions are a perfect way to portray mental illnesses, due to the fact that a soap opera consists of telling a story of normal people’s day-to-day lives with added drama....   [tags: recommendations, improvements, mental health]
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Sad Steps with Startled Attitude - In Philip Larkin’s Sad Steps, the poetic voice reflects upon the conflict between two different perspectives on the moon and its symbolic meaning. The poem centers around the moon and the divergence between the speaker’s own perspective on its meaning versus the established connotations given to the moon in the poetic realm. The poem focuses on a recurring theme of Philip Larkin’s poetry, youth and the cycle of life. Larkin, who is most possibly the poetic voice, compares his own human proportion and his inevitable death against the moon’s majesty and agelessness....   [tags: Philip Larkin poetry analysis] 1056 words
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Scrooge's Change in Attitude in A Christmas Carol - Consider Dickens’s portrayal of Scrooge’s change in attitude in a Christmas Carol What message do you feel Dickens Conveys to the reader. The essay will discuss the moral messages, which can be interpreted in the novel. It will examine the main character Scrooge, and his attitude towards life, his mean, grumpy and selfish character and his lack of Christian charity. It will explain the transformation of Scrooge and why the transformation occurred. Scrooge's mean attitude was demonstrated when he said to his nephew, “What right have you to be Merry....   [tags: English Literature] 1969 words
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Fathers Attitude of Love Towards Sinners. - Fathers Attitude of Love Towards Sinners The Parable of the Prodigal Son reveals both Gods love for those who are ready to accept it, which in this case is the prodigal son who returns to his father, and his rejection of the self-centered righteousness. Repentance and forgiveness are essential to everyday life. In the book of Luke, the parable of the prodigal son is told. The father in the parable represents God. The prodigal son is symbolic of one who is living in sin, repents, and returns to fellowship with God....   [tags: Religion Religious Biblical Papers]
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William Blake's Attitude Towards the Poor - William Blake's Attitude Towards the Poor William Blake was born in 1757 and of an early age he wrote poetry, soon enough he became well known to the Church and also the wealthy. Blake was very critical towards the Church despite being a firm believer of God. He thought that the Church were overpowering the poor side of the Country. Blake would get his message through to others in the use of poetry, if people studied the poems they would get a clear idea of Blake's views. William Blake wrote two books which included some of his poems, they were called 'Songs of Innocence' and 'Songs of Experience.' Songs of Innocence was written in 1789, five years earlier than 'Songs of Experience'....   [tags: The Chimney Sweeper Wealth Poetry Essays] 3296 words
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The Attitude of the Culture at the Time of "An Inspector Calls" - An Inspector Calls is a murder mystery book (play), written by J.B. Priestly, where little by little more is revealed, keeping the reader (viewer) hooked, as they want to find out more. During the book Priestly shows the attitudes and the way things were at the time, such as how there was cheap labour and how people were arrogant to things such as war ever happening. Throughout act 1, Priestly also strongly conveys his views of the time through the character of the inspector and his views becomes a central theme in the novel, this theme being responsibility and how there are consequences to all your actions, as any one of them can trigger a chain of events....   [tags: An Inspector Calls, J.B. Priestly, culture, histor] 819 words
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Attitude Can Make or Break a Person - ... I would like to think that education was important then as it is now. The skepticism may favor or be defensible depending on the subject matter but there must also be an acknowledgement of the absence of consensus term meaning. Economics is an important part of the economy and many use this term to determine the value of worth in economic situations because of what is given monetarily. Intelligence potential and tests scores are also used to determine the level of an educated person based on high scores that overestimate talents or giftedness....   [tags: education, wealth, spirit]
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Did Attitude Shape Catharine Parr Traill and Susanna Moodie Success as Pioneers? - Back in the 1830’s when it was unimaginable to journey for months to a foreign country so uncultivated; two naïve sisters did just that. The Backwoods of Canada is a straightforward, realistic account complied of letters written back home of Catharine Parr Traill’s first years in Canada. Roughing It in the Bush is a witty, autobiographical memoir written by her younger sister, Susanna Moodie. Their attitude to becoming pioneers was shaped by their temperaments and circumstance. Catharine’s attitude is one quiet acceptance and is reflected in her no-nonsense writing, whereas Susanna’s attitude first appears to have an edgier, less optimistic outlook on her new homeland, but she covers it up w...   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Pro War Attitude Conveyed in Robert Bridges' Poem Wake Up, England - In the poem “Wake Up, England” by Robert Bridges, the speaker expresses his pro-war attitude and urges his English citizens to support the war by playing with our fears, duty and patriotism. In stanza one and two, the speaker asks the citizens to stand up for England because now is not a time for happiness. This is shown when, ‘Thou peace-maker, fight/Stand, England, for honor.’ (Line 2-3); meaning that the speaker is wanting the citizens of England to fight, either physically in the war or supporting it....   [tags: Poetry, Poem Analysis] 666 words
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Critical Attitude Toward Marriage and Duty in the Play, A Doll's House by Henrick Ibsen - ... Linden, we know Nora believes her husband will sacrifice himself for her and she will do the same to her husband too. This is the reason why Nora says there is no hope for them because Nora believes a married couple is willing sacrifice for each other in order to make sure the other partner is safe in a true marriage. Only one of them can stay alive. However, Torvald’s selfish reaction when he is put to test makes Nora lose her faith in their marriage. Moreover, the conversation between Nora and Mrs....   [tags: controversial, faith, perspective] 980 words
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The Marquis De Sades Attitude Towards Women - The Marquis de Sade's Attitude Towards Women The Marquis de Sade was an author in France in the late 1700s. His works were infamous in their time, giving Sade a reputation as an adulterer, a debaucher, and a sodomite. One of the more common misrepresentations concerning Sade was his attitude toward women. His attitude was shown in his way of life and in two of his literary characters, Justine and Julliette. The Marquis de Sade was said to be the first and only philosopher of vice because of his atheistic and sadistic activities....   [tags: essays research papers] 1672 words
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