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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 methodology used and the final part is based on how the writers arrive at their conclusion and they all agree that there is actually a relationship between FDI and economic growth in developing Countries....   [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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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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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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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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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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Single Level Direct Selling - ... Financing is the most important of these flows, when stocks are being held by one member of the channel, financing is in operation. This notion is apparent if the costs of stocks are considered. Stocks that are held in store as dormant stock is considered dead money, but if these is freed via the independent beauty consultants, the said dead money is thus available for reinvestment. This backward flow of financing is not only associated with stockholding, but can also be prepayment for merchandise....   [tags: Business Management ]
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The Ambivalence of Direct Democracy - ... Proposition 13 essentially set the property tax rate to 1% and stated that the assessed value of homes could not exceed the 1975-76 assessed value. This reduced taxes by about 57% (californiataxdata.com), a truly drastic decrease, which translates to a loss of $7 billion in property taxes during the 1978-79 fiscal year (McCaffery & Bowman, 530). Consequently, Proposition 13 led to intense repercussions; the huge decreases in finances forced local agencies to look for funding elsewhere, and severe cuts were made....   [tags: Government]
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California's Direct Means of Democracy - ... Law makers passed laws which benefited them. The Progressives sought to give the people greater say in making and dismantling legislation. In doing so the Legislative branch lost power. To accomplish their goal in 1911 they enacted the ballot measures in order for citizens to bypass legislature approval and have a measure placed on the ballot. An initiative is a proposal for a new law that allows any citizen or organization to gather a state defined amount of citizen signatures to qualify. Another ballot measure enacted by the Progressives is a popular eferendum....   [tags: Prop 19]
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Federalist No.10’s Faction and Direct Vs. In Direct Democracy - ... During his time, conflict had arisen immensely, due to unequal distribution of property. The failure of the Article of Confederation is his evidence. Without a solution, this source of faction will exist. “The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man(Madison p.746).” The right to practice religion, fortune and property ownership are some of the many interest citizens elicit within a group to form a faction. The similar interest of the citizens causes the society to divide into different classes, which again, is described by the “haves and have not’s.” The cure for a faction is complicated and can seem confusing but, Madison apprehends that the causes of faction should be removed from society....   [tags: Government ]
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Direct Intention vs Oblique Intention - ... Jury decided that defendant’s were not guilty of murder. However, applying the law to the facts, throwing concrete blocks onto a road, should have lead the defendant to foresee that if the blocks hit a car passing by death or serious injury could be a probable consequence of their actions. The definition of Oblique intention has changed here; it has taken away the Maloney guidelines. Maloney said Foresight is not the same as intention, but evidence of it, whilst Hancock & Shankland stated that foresight is the same as intention....   [tags: Legal Law]
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Direct Marketing Advantages - 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Computer Direct-Sellers - Computer Direct-Sellers Computers and computer sales have evolved rapidly over the past few decades. Purchasing computers no longer has to involve an intermediate sales person. You can order your computer direct from the manufacturer through the Internet. Although there are many computer direct sellers, I am analyzing three of their web sites, Dell, IBM and Gateway. I chose these based on their similarities. They are all large manufacturers that use Intel processors and they allow the buyer to select the exact specifications of the computer they wish to purchase....   [tags: Internet Technology Essays] 1151 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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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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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: Papers] 403 words
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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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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 - ... (Swanson 2008). The idea that other election systems would allow for plans benefit a majority as small as 51% at the cost of a minority as large as 49% is disconcerting at best. Some claim that the Electoral College gives a handful of states with many electoral votes too much power. This argument is invalid, a study by David Stromberg of Stockholm University concluded that if the United States replaced the Electoral College with direct popular vote, twenty states would receive more visits, twenty states would receive less visits, and ten states plus Washington D.C....   [tags: American Government, Politics] 1995 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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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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The Main Features of Direct Rule and Its Strengths and Weaknesses - The Main Features of Direct Rule and Its Strengths and Weaknesses Direct Rule was enforced as a temporary expedient to Northern Ireland ruling problems in March of 1972. Direct rule meant that the Secretary of state and his Junior Ministers ran Northern Ireland directly from Westminster. The solution was imposed due to the discrimination against Catholics by the Unionists who ruled Northern Ireland. The Secretary Of State John Reid has a seat in the British Cabinet. He is responsible for the conduct of policy in Northern Ireland and for representing and defending the interests of Northern Ireland both at Westminster and when necessary at an international stage....   [tags: Papers] 499 words
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Various methods of media that is being used in direct marketing - Various methods of media that is being used in direct marketing 1 Introduction This report is on the various methods of media that is being used in direct marketing. A list of these Medias was given in which two are researched on and comment on their min applications in direct marketing. Each media should contain its advantages and disadvantages as well as its application in direct marketing. Direct marketing can be defined as ‘…a promotion mechanism that allows focused messages to be received by a targeted audience....   [tags: Business and Management Studies] 1956 words
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The Electoral College Versus a Direct Election System - The Electoral College Versus a Direct Election System “The Electors shall meet in their respective states, and vote by ballot for President and Vice-President…they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as President and in distinct ballots the person voted for as Vice-President” (Findlaw.com). The Twelfth Amendment set forth the rules and regulations for which the Office of President shall be determined. The founding fathers, in the second constitutional convention, laid the grounds on which setup what would be the Electoral College....   [tags: Politics Political Essays]
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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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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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Foreign Direct Investment: Evolutions and Trends in Developing Nations - The world economy has evolved over the past few decades in an extreme fashion, regarding investment in particular and the way globalized enterprises are now investing in the developing world to increase their production, assets, and interconnected market networks (Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries, Finance and Development/March 1999). As a result of the changing trends of Foreign Direct Investment, developing countries have either benefited from them or stood behind others without any progress....   [tags: Management] 1111 words
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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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The Relative Costs and Benefits of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on a Host Country - ... As an example the civilian nuclear deal between United States of America and India would allow the two countries to transfer nuclear energy knowledge among them and allow India to upgrade its civilian nuclear facilities. Technology advancement is an important aspect when it comes to economic growth and it gives a competitive advantage over any nation. It has become a crucial problem for China to improve their technology to narrow technological difference between developed countries and China immediately....   [tags: Economics]
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DNA typing from bullet casings using direct PCR - ... Direct PCR has been shown to be promising in recovering DNA from low-template samples and touch DNA. Direct PCR is achieved via mutant polymerases, which have higher tolerance to inhibitors, and proprietary additives, such as PCR enhancers, to the reaction buffer [22,23]⁠. As such, using a conventional STR kit but switching from AmpliTaq Gold to a novel polymerase has been shown to yield more alleles in an STR profile and overcome inhibition better [24]⁠. Linacre et al. [11]⁠ as well as Swaran and Welch [25]⁠ have obtained better STR profiles from known amounts of control DNA deposited on various substrates....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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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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Compairing the Websites of Dell Computer and Compaq Computer - Compairing the Websites of Dell Computer and Compaq Computer In the exploding world of e-commerce, the ability of a company to attract customers using websites is critical for the company’s success. The use of the website by two computer manufacturers, Dell and Compaq, is evidence of this fact. Dell is the forerunner in the direct marketing of computers to customers via the Internet. As the success of Dell’s marketing approach became apparent, other computer companies such as Compaq have tried to market their product directly via the Internet as well....   [tags: Compare Direct Marketing Websites] 1542 words
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Developing Countries Competing with Developed Countries - Developing Countries Competing with Developed Countries Discuss the alternative methods that developing countries might use to overcome the difficulties that they have when trying to compete with developed countries. No industry attracted Including Foreign Direct investment (FDI) Economic development occurs when a country improves the economic welfare of its population through, for example reducing poverty. Some economists discuss the world as being the 'developed north' and 'underdeveloped south'....   [tags: Foreign Direct Investment Economics Essays] 2633 words
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Ethical, Legal, And Regulatory Issues Differ On B2C Vs. B2B - In order to evaluate the differences between a B2C site and a B2B site it is required to know what B2C and B2B represent. B2C is a consumer that shops on the Web and a B2B is a transaction conducted between businesses on the Web (Schneider, 2004). Reviewing ethical, legal and regulatory will provide a better understanding of what the requirements are for a B2B and B2C site. According to dictionary.com, ethical is being in accordance with the accepted principles of right and wrong that govern the conduct of a profession....   [tags: B2B B2C Transactions Shipping Direct] 828 words
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Evaluate The Costs And Benefits To Modern Business From Engaging In Foreign Direct Investment - Along with the constant deepening of modern international trade globalization, various economic elements of modern commerce such as: labor, goods, service and capital etc. have begun to span the geological border of each country and been widely circulated in the world under the promotion of the globalization. Especially the capital internationalization whose main form is international direct investment is the most frequent. The capital internationalization includes two dimensional contents: on one hand, it's an international of investor structure; on the other hand, it's also an international of enterprise organization structure, including the internationalization of enterprise headquarters, area headquarters, operation headquarters, capital headquarters or branch institution....   [tags: Economics Economy] 1914 words
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Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America: An Analysis of its Characteristics and Efficacy - Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America: An Analysis of its Characteristics and Efficacy INTRODUCTION Foreign Direct Investment, or FDI, is defined as “an investment made by a foreign person or organization in a particular country” (http://www.encarta.com). In the 1990s, FDI became integral to the growth of Latin America. Traditionally, flows of FDI have constituted a small percentage of the resources flowing to developing countries (UNESCAP, 162). However, this characteristic changed in the 1990s when the share of FDI to developing nations rose from 12.7% in1990 to 41.5% in 1997....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Dilemma between Autonomy and Direct Control within Mangerial Control in Current Organisation - Introduction Management control strategy is not a one dimensional formulae of labour controlling, other than controlling employees, it is also about exploiting employees' discretionary effort and creativity as a prime interest. In the Webboys article, Barrett (2004: 787) demonstrated how different strategies have been manipulated separately and simultaneously to control the labour process of developing primary software. This essay is going to investigate various directions of management strategies, which incorporate with radical approaches of control in response to the dilemma between offset the notions between "direct control" and "responsible autonomy dichotomy" (Friedman in Barrett 2004: 38)....   [tags: Management] 2533 words
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Imagine you have been asked to direct J.B. Priestley’s “An Inspector - Imagine you have been asked to direct J.B. Priestley’s “An Inspector Calls” what Instructions would you give to the actor playing the part of Mr Arthur Birling At the opening of the play, Priestley presents a typical Edwardian middle class business family. The arrogance and pomposity of the Birlings is clear immediately as Priestley remarks, “they are all feeling rather pleased with themselves.” As the audience are introduced to the play the Birlings are celebrating the engagement of Sheila Birling and Gerald Croft....   [tags: Drama] 3664 words
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Mussolini's Rise to Power as a Direct Consequence of World War One - Mussolini's Rise to Power as a Direct Consequence of World War One Italians were divided on their decision of whether or not join WW1. Most Nationalists were in favour of joining, and although the King wished for peace, the government decided to see which side would offer the best terms. After signing The Treaty Of London with B and F which offered them huge territorial gains they eventually declared war on Austria in May 1915. The Nationalist poet d'Annunzio made a speech in which he showed his enthusiasm for the war, "We shall now fight our war, and blood will flow from the veins of Italy....   [tags: Papers] 665 words
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