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Direct Mail and Email Marketing - Direct mail marketing is also referred to as direct response advertising. This is because it allows businesses and other organizations to communicate straight to customers using techniques like text messaging, interactive websites, display ads online, email campaigns, flyers, catalogs, letters, television commercials, outdoor ads, and newspaper and magazine ads that normally generate response. There are quite a few characteristics that determine direct marketing. First, generating a database that often contains other information that may be relevant from business to business is used in developing the database of target-marketed businesses....   [tags: Direct Response Advertising, Firm Strategy]
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A Methodological Critique of Foreign Direct Investment in Development Countries - Many writers have tried to figure out if there is a direct link between Foreign direct investment (FDI) and economic growth of an economy in terms of Gross domestic product (GDP) but a reliable procedure hasn’t been found yet. Sharma (2008) tends to assume that if more investments take place in developing Countries then there will be an augmenting effect on the economy and likewise if there is little or no FDI then there will be a growth retarding effect. The first part of the paper tries to see what other authors have to say though we have limited articles regarding Foreign direct investment and economic growth if it has a positive or negative effect, the second part tries to see the metho...   [tags: Foreign Direct Investment, government,] 994 words
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Foreign Direct Investment in Myanmar - Foreign Direct Investment in Myanmar (Graphics not Included) Since 1962 the Burmese government has been under military rule (Country Profile, 2007). The lives of the Burmese citizen are dictated by the totalitarian style of government which led to horror and starvation, causing numerous protests against the government. The latest protest in 2007 was planned and organized by the same student groups which took part in the similar protest earlier in 1988. The first protest was held on 15 September 2007 with protesters protesting on streets in Yangon on nearly a daily basis....   [tags: FDI Foreign Direct Investment] 1969 words
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The Differences Between Foreign Trade and Foreign Direct Investment - ... (King 2004) They are supported by the geographical proximity of the host country, labour costs, quality and availability, etc. (Žďárek, 2008) Third, the last one is conglomerate. Here is added abroad unrelated business. This motive is unusual form of FDI. It involves two strategies simultaneously. First is to enter foreign market and second is new industry. According to method of entry we divide them as a Greenfield – Investment to new assets. It is building a new business or expanding the existing one connected with import of technology and know-how due to investor’s preferences....   [tags: foreign trade, direct investment, global economy]
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Emergin Markets: Direct Selling at the Base of the Pyramid by Jessica Chelekis and Susan M. Mudambi - ... Consequently, this leads to a better understanding of the needs for these specific consumers. Realizing that consumer behavior contrasts drastically from urban to remote areas also affects how direct representatives sell their products. In order to be able to sell global products in remote areas, direct representatives need to tailor the marketing strategies to fit those specific needs of their clients. A way in which the sellers modify these “rules of the game” is by localizing the brand and the product....   [tags: direct representative, buying, avon]
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Spillover effects of FDI: Do Domestic Manufacturing Firms Benefit from Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam? - Spillover effects of FDI: Do Domestic Manufacturing Firms Benefit from Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam. Introduction Back in the 1990s, foreign direct investment (FDI) became the largest source of external finance for many developing countries. In Vietnam in particular, the Law on Foreign Investment promulgated in the 1986 Congress to attract FDI was considered the first step of the doi moi (renovation) reform. The cumulative FDI increased from 28 projects of total US$ 140 million FDI in 1988 to 8266 project for roughly US$ 78 billions at the end of 2006....   [tags: FDI Foreign Direct Investment] 1833 words
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The Ambivalence of Direct Democracy - The California Constitution states, “All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for their protection, security, and benefit, and they have the right to alter or reform it when the public good may require.” (CA Const. art. 2, sect. 1) Indeed, the age-old maxim that the government is for the people is evident in California’s Constitution, and the inception of direct democracy by the early 20th century Progressive movement follows this ideology. The 2nd article of California’s constitution includes three forms of direct democracy: the initiative, referendum, and recall....   [tags: Government]
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California's Direct Means of Democracy - California is a democratic republic consisting of three branches of government. The first is the executive branch, i.e. the governor and a group of elected constitutional officers. Second is the judicial branch which consists of the Supreme Court of California and the various local courts. Officials are appointed by the Governor and ratified in the next general election. The third branch of government in California is the legislative branch. It is a bicameral body which includes California’s Senate and Assembly....   [tags: Prop 19]
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Foreign Direct Investment and Development - Introduction Does Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) lead to development. This has been one of the central questions of discussions in most of academia. The involvement of FDI in developing economies is one of the signs of globalization. There have been a considerable amount of money transferred from developed to poorer countries. Foreign investment can be observed in form of capital inflow and technology transfer. This paper tries to explore the nature of FDI and then discuss its effect on the recipient country....   [tags: business, multinational corporations]
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Single Level Direct Selling - World Federation of Direct Selling Association (WFDSA) has defined direct selling as “on non-fixed retailing places and through the use of face to face way, the product and service are sold directly to the consumers.” Robert, Peterson & Wotruba (1996) also describe direct selling as a face to face selling without fixed retailing sites. This can also be described as a distribution method for consumptive product or service through personnel contact (sales personnel to the consumer) and at different commercial locations....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Federalist No.10’s Faction and Direct Vs. In Direct Democracy - In Federalist No.10, James Madison discusses his theories about faction. In doing this, he persuades the new Constitution and how it should be enacted. He believed factions were the number one cause of the failure of the Articles of Confederation. The definition of a faction is a group of people forming a minority group within a larger group, to seek some goal within a political party or government. Madison describes faction differently in Federalist No.10, but in actuality the definitions have the same meaning....   [tags: Government ]
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Foreign Direct Investment - For growing economies, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has momentous advantages over equity and debt capital flows. Most of the foreign firms that start their conduct of business in other countries, they not only come with capital but transfer modern technology, promote human capital by training the host country’s employees according to the change of technology to those countries, and this is the key for the development of the host country. According to author Direct Investment replicates aspire of acquiring an enduring awareness by an inhabitant body of one economy that is the direct investor in a venture that is occupier in another economy which is called the direct investment enterprise....   [tags: Finance] 1576 words
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Direct Renin Inhibitors - Direct Renin Inhibitors In all living organisms, central molecules exist that are vital to the survival of any organism. These central molecules are called proteins. Proteins are biological molecules that consist of numerous amino acids performing endless amount of tasks within a living organism. One of the important types of proteins is an enzyme. Enzymes are considered biological catalyst, as they are involved in the metabolic mechanisms essential to living organisms. All enzymes are considered catalysts due to their metabolic functions....   [tags: blood pressure, enzyme, protein, RAS, kidney]
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Foreign Direct Investment - ... China has seen the world’s largest car manufacturers investing more into the country with plans for new factories and technical centres. They are counting on the growing Chinese middle class for sales with predictions of middle class families having disposable income of between $17,000 to $37,000 by the year 2020 (White, 2014). Another factor which can attract foreign investment is if the country has an abundance of natural resources. This attracts businesses that are mainly in the primary sector, particularly drilling, mining and oil companies....   [tags: global trend, business, domestic base]
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Foreign Direct Investment - ... Also, the Philippines have a fast growing BPO (business process outsourcing) industry, as well as their rich land resources, attracting British investors to potentially invest in renewable energy (Lowe, 2013). However, there are various other determinants that influence how much FDI a country receives. Some countries attract more FDI as a result of having lower production costs, the availability of new and potentially untapped markets and also the ability to acquire masses of natural resources as well as other relevant assets such as a skilled workforce or technology (James, 2014)....   [tags: investment, management, lower production costs]
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Direct Intention vs Oblique Intention - To be criminally liable of any crime in the UK, a jury has to prove beyond reasonable doubt, that the defendant committed the Actus Reus and the Mens Rea. The Actus Reus is the physical element of the crime; it is Latin for ‘guilty act’. The defendant’s act must be voluntary, for criminal liability to be proven. The Mens Rea is Latin for guilty mind; it is the most difficult to prove of the two. To be pronounced guilty of a crime, the Mens Rea requires that the defendant planned, his or her actions before enacting them....   [tags: Legal Law]
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Direct - Direct Direct input methods. In this report I am going to explain the different direct input methods starting off with bar codes. A single barcode number is actually seven units. A unit is either black or white. A unit that is black would display as a "bar". A unit that is white would display as a "space". Another way of writing a barcode unit is "1" for a single unit "black bar" and "0" for a single unit "white space". For instance, the number "1" is composed of the seven units, "0011001" or "space-space-bar-bar-space-space-bar"....   [tags: Computer Science] 730 words
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In Defense of Direct Perception - In Defense of Direct Perception ABSTRACT: My goal in this paper is to defend the claim that one can directly perceive an object without possessing any descriptive beliefs about this object. My strategy in defending this claim is to rebut three arguments that attack my view of direct perception. According to these arguments, the notion of direct perception as I construe it is objectionable since: (1) it is epistemically worthless since it leaves perceived objects uninterpreted; (2) it cannot explain how perceived objects are identified; and (3) it is ill-prepared to assign objective content to perceptual states....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Essays] 2956 words
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Foreign Direct Investment in China - Foreign Direct Investment in China 1.0 Introduction I found this article "Foreign direct investment: Companies rush in with the cash" on the financial times website (www.FT.com) published December 11, 2002 written by John Thornhill. The reason for choosing this article is my personal interest in the Chinese economy and its attractiveness to the foreign investors. Apart from the foreign direct investment this topic has also helped me in understanding the impact of Chinese economy on the global market....   [tags: International Trade Globalization FDI ] 1419 words
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Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam - Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam There is no dout that foreign direct investment (FDI) plays a very significant role in economic growth, according to experiences of new industrial countries in Asia. Over a decade of opening for FDI, we could realize that the more FDI inflows pour into our country the more we benefit. In fact, FDI has contributed a great proportion to fulfill targets on socio-economic development plan and has been one of the most important external sources of Vietnam on the process of industrializing and modernizing the country....   [tags: Papers] 2115 words
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Direct To Consumer Pharmacuetical Advertising - The Misleading Truth About Pharmaceutical Advertisements Is a patient at liberty to diagnose his or her own affliction. If so, are they also qualified enough to know the right medication and take into consideration the drugs adverse effects. With the recent onset of direct to consumer advertising for prescription drugs, this is becoming the case. In 1994, expenditures on direct to consumer advertisements were about twenty-five-million a year. By 1998 that figure changed to about 225 million (Sasich 2)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Direct Teaching and Cooperative Learning - Direct Teaching and Cooperative Learning I believe the nature of children is to want to have fun. Therefore, teachers must make learning a fun experience. Children can only learn when they are given information and materials to learn from. The overall purpose of education is to provide every child with a competent education. Education is an important aspect of everyone’s life. As a prospective teacher I hope to enrich the lives of my pupils. I want my students to be able to learn the basics such as reading, writing, and mathematics....   [tags: Education Teaching Essays] 614 words
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Regulatory Changes in Direct-To-Consumer Marketing of Pharmaceuticals - ... The third and most common type is the “product claim ad,” which mentions the product and its indication and includes efficacy or safety claims.” (Ventola, Toxic par 3). These types of ads proved to be confusing and misleading for consumers. As Greene describes in “Hidden in Plain Sight”, “Over the course of the 1990s, resulting television and radio advertisements took on a surreal, disconnected quality, exemplified by the division of marketing for Schering-Plough's nonsedating antihistamine Claritin (loratidine): one set of advertisements praised promising new developments in antiallergy remedies but did not mention Claritin, while others featured the pill and its logo and promised “blue...   [tags: regulation changes, t.v. ads, fda]
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Ireland’s Attractiveness for Foreign Direct Investment - Irish economy succeeds as one of the most competitive market in global economies. Within combination of factors, Ireland’s development transformed the country into an attractive investment destination. Therefore, this essay will determine components involved that affect in Ireland’s growth and provide its different dimensions including political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, environmental and legal system (PESTEL) which are integrated with control, risks, costs and benefits as the country’s attractiveness for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)....   [tags: international relations] 1426 words
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Electoral College vs Direct Popular Vote - The current process of electing the President of the United States through the Electoral College system should not be changed because the Electoral College system is superior in comparison to other comprehensive voting systems. Systems like direct popular vote or the national popular vote may work in democracies; however the United States is a federal republic. While allowing large metropolises and large states to be represented in a manner consistent with their size, the Electoral College has the exceptional attribute of allowing small states and rural areas to still maintain influence in the government....   [tags: American Government, Politics] 1995 words
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Advantages of Direct Marketing - Reasons for moving to direct marketing and the objectives of the marketer. There are a lot of benefits the T-Mobile can get from using direct marketing and its techniques. If the direct marketing programme is in place then the opportunities of the business progressing are very high. The first objective of using direct marketing is to have customer retention and activation as well as recognising that the best way for a company to improve is by keeping its existing customers. This objective is very important....   [tags: Business and Management Studies] 1758 words
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Realisations of direct object - In this essay I would like to focus on the possible realisations of a direct object. At the beginning I will try to explain what an object is. I want to make clear difference between direct and indirect objects and I will also write about some other clausal elements which influence objects. Generally, we can distinguish five basic elements within a sentence: subject, verb, complement and object. Let’s imagine we have a sentence in which there is involved some action. If the action or event involves another person or thing which the action affects, relates to or produces, we express it by placing a nominal group referring to them directly after the verbal group (verb)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Direct and Indirect Costs - Direct and Indirect Costs Direct costs ============ An organisation can apportion the costs incurred in the production of products or services in either a direct or an indirect manner. The direct costs can be defined as being the amount materials actually cost plus any other directly linked costs, such as labour. (for Quirk, materials, electricity, labour employee and management, machine depreciation) Production materials, machine or assembly wages =============================================== 1....   [tags: Economics] 506 words
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Dells Direct Business Model - Subject: Dell’s Direct Business Model Will Dell’s direct business model continue to provide a competitive advantage as fellow competitors Compaq, IBM, and HP emulate Dell’s direct model. Dell’s direct business model bypasses the dealer in the supply chain and sells computers directly to customers, building each to order. Dell does not manufacture the computer components; they merely assemble computers based on components that are available in the market. Dell’s use of technology and information to blur the traditional boundaries between suppliers, manufactures, and users is named virtual integration....   [tags: essays research papers] 489 words
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Direct and Alternating Current - All useful generators of electricity come in two basic forms, alternating current and direct current. Direct current (dc) comes from generators that do not change in polarity, always producing a positive charge. In alternating current (ac) the polarity of the terminals is always changing from positive to negative. Thus you are left with alternating current flow. There are different ways of measuring and generating alternating and direct current. Direct current only flows in one direction in a circuit....   [tags: essays research papers] 480 words
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Republicanism and Direct Democracy - Republicanism and direct democracy, these are two ways that a people can be governed. There is a major difference between these two systems. In a republican system the government represents the people. The representatives are chosen by popular vote and are given the power to make decisions on behalf of the people. The people do not get to voice their own opinions, the best they can do is vote for their representative and hope he wins. This can also be referred to as indirect democracy. Direct democracy which was exemplified in the ancient Athenian city-state, or the New England town meeting in modern times, is a government based solely on the people....   [tags: Politics] 895 words
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Direct and Indirect Representation - Direct and Indirect Representation Living in a democratic society, we as Americans have the right to vote on just about all aspects of our lives. The votes that we cast either have a direct or an indirect representation of our beliefs. In cases such as city and statewide laws, our beliefs are directly represented; in all national and organizational matters our votes have an indirect impact. The decisions are made by elected officials who we vote into office to represent our beliefs. One example of this indirect representation can be found in any citywide school board where the elected members make decisions on everything ranging from teacher employment to class curriculum....   [tags: essays research papers] 1398 words
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Russia on Direct Investment - Russia on Direct Investment Although reports over the past few years have shown that the transfers of the financial resources for development were under the negative impact of the financial crisis. At the same time, in spite of the contraction of the overall volume of the resources inflows, a certain growth in the direct investments to the developing and "transitional" economies has been traced. And, an improvement of the general situation in this sphere is already prognosticated for the year 2002....   [tags: Free Essays] 403 words
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Direct Mail - Direct Mail "Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it." Stephen Leacock Philosopher extraordinaire "Really good direct mail works like picking your prospect up by the ankles and shaking him until all the money falls out of his pockets." Matthew Samp Direct Mail Copy & Graphic Design As consumers, we are often bombarded by different types of advertisements each day. Whether it’s by television, newspaper, or billboards, advertising has reached us one way or another....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework] 3088 words
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Direct Cinema - Direct Cinema The term 'direct cinema' was coined by American director Albert Maysles, to describe the style of documentary that he and his contemporaries were making in the 1960s as a result of a lightweight, portable 16mm camera and high quality lightweight audio recorders becoming available. The introduction of these, together with film-stock which was sensitive enough to give a good quality close-up monochrome picture under most lighting conditions (Including hand-held lights) led to a revolution in Documentary filmmaking, allowing film crews to be much more flexible....   [tags: Papers] 897 words
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Direct Digital Democracy - Direct Digital Democracy The central question of this paper is whether or not the rise of the Internet – and, in general, new communications technology – alters “the limits of the human capacity for self-government.” My answer to this question is no. Advancements in communications technology, no matter how significant or revolutionary they may at first seem, ultimately have no fundamental effect on man’s literal capacity to govern himself. The Internet, like the television, the telephone, and the transatlantic telegraph before that, all have one basic thing in common: each is a tool and not a force of nature....   [tags: Technology Government Papers]
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DIRECT CONNECT MANUAL - How use Direct Connect behind a firewall/router in Active Mode instead of Passive 1. Determine your WAN IP address and your LAN IP address; this can be done either by using winipcfg.exe or ipconfig.exe in my case looking on the status page of my Linksys router configuration. 2. Now set up DC by going to settings connection and marking the block use Direct Connect in Active Mode, In the force DC to accept connections on this port: I have 412 (I’m not sure if this matters but it has worked for me) you may want to play around with it a bit but I believe it has to be a port between 375-425 because these are the ports Direct Connect has to have open to function in Active Mode....   [tags: essays research papers] 501 words
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Direct Marketing and Avon Beauty Products - Direct marketing The definition of DM is very complicated but it is simply selling a product or service via direct advertising sent through the mail, and also via several Internet promotion methods. The direct selling method enables the consumers to bypass inefficient wholesale and retail distribution systems. Women who left business in order to have children is able to do part time business, and also a very attractive career for woman reentering the work force. According to the “Direct selling Assosiation”, 1,230,000 women engaged in direct selling in 19924....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework] 899 words
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Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico (FDI) - FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT IN MEXICO (FDI) INTRODUCTION Mexico is the top trading nation in Latin America and the ninth-largest economy in the world. No country has signed more free trade agreements – 33 in all, including the two biggest markets in the world, the US and the EU. Altogether these signatory countries make up a preferential market of over more than billion consumers. Much of the FDI in Mexico is attracted by the country’s strategic location within the North American Free Trade Agreement, which has positioned it as a springboard to the US and Canada....   [tags: essays research papers] 3902 words
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War: Direct Result of Compromised Freedom - War: Direct Result of Compromised Freedom The term "war" is one that most competent English speaking people are familiar with, and it is one that most of those same people could attempt to define. The only problem lies in the definition that one would receive. War is so complex and multifaceted that it is truly understood by only a few people. Wars date far back into history, and they have been fought for more reasons than could be listed. It seems strange, but untimately, they are fought for one reason....   [tags: American America History] 784 words
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Direct Democracy Vs Representative Democracy - Direct Democracy vs Representative Democracy The term Democracy is derived from two Greek words, demos, meaning people, and kratos, meaning rule. These two words form the word democracy which means rule by the people. Aristotle, and other ancient Greek political philosophers, used the phrase, `the governors are to be the governed', or as we have come to know it, `rule and be ruled in turn'. The two major types of democracy are Representative Democracy and Direct Democracy. Clearly the arguments for and against each form of democracy are plentiful....   [tags: Politics Government Compare Contrast Essays] 950 words
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The Face Behind the Truth in Cinema - Oscar Wild once said, “The truth is rarely pure and never simple” and he is right. But no matter what the outcome is, or how complex the truth is, we will always strive for the truth. The concept of truth is no stranger to film documentaries, and one filmmaker that certainty was aware of that was Dziga Vertov. During the 1920’s Vertov created a newsreel series to promote the concept of ‘Kinopravda” which translated to English mean “Film truth.” Unfortunately, Vertov was ahead of his time, and this concept disappeared along the filmmakers’ path....   [tags: Direct Cinema, Film Movements]
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The Effects of Decreased Time Providing Direct Care Within the Nursing Profession - During the first 50 years of modern day nursing, nurses primarily cared for the ill within their patients’ homes. This allowed the nurse to focus all of her time and effort on one patient. Thus, modern nursing began as a very intimate profession. The nurse knew the patients personally and vice versa. With the advancements of medical technology after World War II, hospitals became a more popular setting for caring for the ill. Nurses were needed within the hospital rather than within individual homes....   [tags: health, modern day nursing]
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Direct or Inquiry Instruction? Finding the Balance to Maximize Motivation and Learning - The question of how students learn best has fueled a controversial debate within the field of educational psychology and instructional design. There is limited consensus as to which type of instructional technique best supports conceptual learning. Instructional techniques cover a wide spectrum of guidance that ranges from direct instruction, which often encompasses the use of lectures and worked examples, to pure discovery learning which includes little to no teacher guidance at its most extreme interpretation....   [tags: Education, teaching, teachers]
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The Work of Haskel, Pereira and Slaughter on the Effects of Foreign Direct Investment - Foreign direct investment (FDI), which can be defined as a foreign company purchasing a company or starting a business (in production or services via full ownership or alliances) in another country and exercising its proprietary and operational rights over the business. De Mello Jr. (1997) summates FDI as being an amalgamation of technology, capitol stocks and the skill of knowing how to get things done. Inward FDI describes the flow of the investment to the recipient or host country. In essence, the host country receives the new business entity and all that it brings with it; both its positive and negative impact....   [tags: Methodology, Analysis, Evaluation]
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The Relative Costs and Benefits of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on a Host Country - Foreign direct investment (FDI) plays a crucial and a growing role in the modern world and in global businesses. It helps third world countries to over-come their problems by sharing their resources with other countries in exchange of an investment. More formally FDI is defined as a company from one country making an investment on another country that are known as the host countries. Recently, due to the rapid growth and alternative global investment patterns, this definition has been developed to comprise the acquisition of a lasting management interest in a company or enterprise outside the investing firm’s home country....   [tags: Economics]
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DNA typing from bullet casings using direct PCR - Gun crimes are undoubtedly a significant problem in the Thai society. Crimes involving guns, ammunitions, and explosives are among the top fives in terms of the number of cases that go to court. In the past 30 months alone, there were 63,266 cases that reach the provincial court and an additional 9,187 cases for the juvenile and family court [1-3]⁠. In other words, there were more than 70 cases per day being decided. These numbers grossly underestimate the actual number of incidences, as there are numerous cases that are not filed to the courts by the public prosecutors due to various reasons such as the lack of eyewitness testimony....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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Big Pharma’s Direct-to-Consumer Marketing is a Public Health Issue - Television, radio, and billboard advertisements for pharmaceuticals are commonplace in today’s society. Nonetheless, the debate concerning Big Pharma’s direct-to-consumer marketing ploy takes place in the realm of medicine, business, and certainly public health. Each party utilizes tactics that rests on various points on the spectrum of coercion, thus having different expectations of the role governmental authorities. One shared commonality, however, is the focus on the consumer’s rights and liberties....   [tags: Public Health Issues]
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An Evaluation of Direct-to-Consumer Testing and Need for Integrative Genetic Counseling - ... Journal of Genetic Counseling. 2012;21(3):399-401. doi:10.1007/s10897-011-9475-5. 3. Powell KP, Cogswell WA, Christianson CA, et al. Primary care physicians’ awareness, experience and opinions of direct-to-consumer genetic testing. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 2012;21(1):113-26. doi:10.1007/s10897-011-9390-9. 4. Leighton JW, Valverde K, Bernhardst BA. The general public’s understanding and perception of direct-to-consumer test results. Public Health Genomics. 2012;15(1):11-21. doi:10.1159/000327159....   [tags: dna, polymorphism, karyotyping]
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French Politics: Should The Presidencial Term Be Reduced? - ... Being neither fully presidential nor parliamentary, the French political hybrid was most of the time a stable system but its unique structure comprising of two governmental elections lead to periods of cohabitation which “entails that the offices of president and prime minister are held by members of competing political parties” (Encyclopedia Britannica). This sometimes could lead the country to a political crisis. But nevertheless that was not the biggest problem. The system of dual elections was disengaged in both the presidential and parliamentary level since the president was elected for 7 years while the National Assembly for 5....   [tags: direct election, universal suffrage]
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Reading Intervention Model by Melissa M. Woodward - ... Gillespie Robin Medina felt that both could serve the student based on their specific need. My area of focus: I have just recently entered a new field in the education profession. Staring January 6, 2013 I will be the new Response to Intervention in ELA and Reading. While this is truly an exciting time it is also challenging. For the past six years I have been teaching students with autism. I am hoping to find methods and strategies that will help me to better assess and prescribe remedies to students that are not reading on grade level....   [tags: earning difficulties, direct instructions]
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Risk Management: Legal Responsibility - ... If a nurse who gave the wrong medication to a patient and it resulted in an injury to the patient, the patient could pursue legal charges against the hospital in a negligent tort and the hospital would be indirectly liable because of the employee’s negligent actions. Staff development and education is very important in a hospital. Keeping licenses and education up to date, such as cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and continuing education requirements for nurses and doctors helps reduce the chance for errors that may occur, and keeps staff compliant with requirements set up by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Joint commission (JCO)....   [tags: business liability, direct liability]
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Medicine and Drugs - Direct to Consumer Pharmaceutical Marketing - The Problems of Direct to Consumer Pharmaceutical Marketing       In 1997, the Food and Drug Administration relaxed its restrictions on direct-to-consumer marketing of pharmaceuticals. Prior to this ruling, drug manufacturers were prohibited from mentioning both the name of the drug and its indications in consumer-directed advertisements without also including a large amount of technical information about the drug, including all known side effects, contraindications, and dosage recommendations (Stevens, 1998)....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Comparing Constructivist and Direct Theories of Visual Perception - Comparing Constructivist and Direct Theories of Visual Perception Two of the main theories of visual perception are constructivist and direct. Gregory is associated with the constructivist theory, while Gibson supports the direct theory. The both theories differ in their explanation of perception, however there are some aspects that relate them. Gregory's theory is a top down theory of perception, in the sense that he considers prior knowledge and experience to be crucially important in making sense of what we see....   [tags: Papers] 1138 words
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Pop art was a direct response to the commercial and consumer society - Pop art was a direct response to the commercial and consumer society of modern time”. Explain why this might be true. Pop art was an art formed by artist expressing their views. “Pop art was a direct response to the commercial and consumer society of modern time”. Explain why this might be true. Pop art was an art formed by artist expressing their views on modern day society. Pop art originally emerged from England in the fifties; although it was not exploited in England, in fact during the fifties it wasn’t very well implemented....   [tags: Arts Paintings Art History] 757 words
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How I Would Direct A View From The Bridge - How I Would Direct 'A View From The Bridge' In this essay, I will explain how Arthur Miller creates tension and suspense in 'A View From The Bridge' by explaining the dramatic devices, props, characters etc. In 'A View From The Bridge', Arthur Miller employs various techniques to generate dramatic tension and to hold the audiences' interest. The playwright uses the setting, characters, stage directions, props, lighting, language, and setting as the main sources of drama. The characters are a vital element in the play, and are the basis of the drama....   [tags: Drama] 2648 words
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Mistine: Business Strategy - Since the case was published, Mistine has continued to work with other countries to ensure that their products are safe. Their website and YouTube video bouts their long list of certifications and awards for safety. Mistine is still looking to progress worldwide. They offer new partnership in many portions of their website and mention it several times in their online video. Mistine has also since built a 1,500 million baht distribution center in preparation of international consumers. Per the Mistine website, they were ranked 13th or the direct selling companies worldwide, so they have gained ground internationally since this case was published....   [tags: Direct Marketing Concept]
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Eurasia Group: Industry Profile - ... Getting the right people with the right background, right contacts and right skills is a major part of being able to deliver really telling analysis and advice to its clients. For recent undergraduates, Eurasia Group offers a political risk training internship program. Each candidate chosen to be a researcher will work with one or more analysts as a quasi-research assistant in an area that best matches the interns experience, interest and language skills. The Political Risk Training Program is a full-time internship for one year, with the prospect of extending the term up to two additional years (the program does not however guarantee full-time employment with the firm thereafter) and th...   [tags: Political Risks, Direct and Indirect Competitors]
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