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An Interview With a Korean-American on Cultural Differences - An Interview With a Korean-American on Cultural Differences In this interview Ben Bagley asks Theresa Han about the difference between Korean and American culture. Theresa is a teenager who recently moved to the United States so she has an excellent perspective for understanding the differences and similarities between these countries. [BAGLEY] This is Ben Bagley, and I'm going to interview Theresa Han about Korea. Could you introduce yourself. [HAN] My name is Theresa Han, I'm from South Korea, I'm 18 years old, and I'm a freshman in College....   [tags: Interview Essays Culture Korea] 1307 words
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The Trickster in Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire - The Trickster in Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire      Vampires today, particularly after Anne Rice's five-book series, the Vampire Chronicles, are portrayed in quite a different light than the vampires of ages past. Gone is the garlic and cross that offers protection, gone is the vampire's fear of all light and gone is their distant, in-human nature. (Whyte 2) In fact, most vampires are portrayed as both beast and man, struggling to retain their humanity as the lust for blood seems to never diminish and eternal as they are, their inner conflict spans to infinity....   [tags: Interview with the Vampire Essays]
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The Analogous Delusional Characters of "The Wog" and "The Interview" - The Interview by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and The Wog by Khushwant Singh are two stories with a lot in common. Some of the things they are similar in are the setting, the Indian tradition, and the character’s personalities. The settings of the stories are held in India, and they describe Indian culture as well as help you image the basic Indian rituals. Indian traditions are different than American traditions especially when it comes to getting married. For example in The Interview, the main character describes his wife and then states,” My wife is not beautiful at all....   [tags: Characters, Interview, Wog, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, ] 748 words
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How to Answer Any Interview Question - How to Answer Any Interview Question Don't be rattled by your next job interview. It's possible to answer any question that comes your way. How. By preparing and knowing how to direct the conversation to the topics you want to cover. To start, take a tip from consultants who coach executives and politicians on how to handle media interviews. These trainers say you can deliver the message you want to an employer, regardless of the question you're asked. "Most people don't realize that their purpose isn't to sit there and hope the right questions will be asked," says Aileen Pincus, president of the Pincus Group, a media interview-training firm in Silver Spring, Md....   [tags: Interview Skills Guide] 1072 words
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Interview With Pakistani - Interview With Pakistani Ethnology is the part of anthropology that focuses on the cultures of the world; its written results are published in ethnographies. While conducting my first ethnology I learned more about my friend Mohammed than I have learned about him in the seven years I have been acquainted with him. Moe works at a convenience store and gas station that I have been frequenting since before I was even old enough to have a car to fill up with gas. Moe is originally from Pakistan, he was born in the city of Karachi, but has been in this country for 20 years....   [tags: essays papers] 1589 words
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Campus Culture: How Culture Affects How Students Interact - What is culture. According to Kottak cultures are traditions and customs, transmitted through learning, that form and guide the beliefs and behavior of the people exposed to them. With this definition given when it comes to campus culture I feel that an anthropologist would define it as the way we interact with other people through the environment that we share. When it comes down to campus culture it has to do with the way we interact, behave and follow certain things that are brought forth through the culture of the campus....   [tags: culture, relationships, ] 1280 words
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Leadership and Organizational Culture - ... The implication of these traits is positively encourage his followers to make their efforts to do the right thing in their positions but it will also make them feel a sense of pressure due to they had no chance to show efforts but results (E.g. in “The Apprentice”, candidates will be sentenced by the final achievements rather than what they did during the project). In addition, the final 14 candidates of “The apprentice” were elected from massive rigorous selection procedures; therefore, apparently, Alan sugar as a boss must have the same traits as these candidates....   [tags: Leadership Theory, Power, Culture] 1813 words
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An Interview with Meera Sinha, Singer from Bangladesh - It is always a moment of excitement for every person when we come across a person of a foreign country and get the opportunity to know and share informations and feelings of a country in whole and its people. And it becomes most memorable moment to share with after knowing each other when we come to know that the foreigner belongs from the same mother tongue and community accustomed with same religion, culture and traditions. On 11th November, 2009 after getting information from a reliable source, that a singer from Bangladesh Ms Meera Sinha has come to Guwahati for recording some Bhajans in Bishnupriya Manipuri....   [tags: interview, Meera Sinha, Singers, Bangladesh, music] 1571 words
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Anatomy of an Interview - Anatomy of an Interview According to Professor G.J. of Texas Tech University, "a productive interview is much like a good conversation, questions are asked to elicit more than a yes or no answer" ("Interviewing"). In an interview there are certain criteria to be addressed. This criteria includes, the purpose, the collection of data or evidence, and the concluding thoughts on the subject. The "Interview with the Luddite," between Kevin Kelly and Kirkpatrick Sale demonstrate the basic principles of interviewing....   [tags: Interviewing Job Workforce Essays]
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Interview With a Friend - Interview with A Friend When thinking of people I could possibly interview, and then deciding that most of them wouldn’t be very interesting, I decided to interview a friend of mine. N.H. At first glance he seems like any other 15 year old but once you get to know him, you’ll soon realize that, that isn’t the case. Firstly he’s moved around and experienced more things then most people his age, even most people in general, and has developed a unique personality because of this. N. was born in 1985, in Finland but moved shortly afterwards to England and then again moved after only a few years to Malawi in Africa....   [tags: essays research papers] 1089 words
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Interview a Manager - The manager interviewed for this assignment was Chief Warrant 3 Linwood Bowers, the Chief of the Personnel Support Directorate of the White House Communications Agency (WHCA). Chief Bowers has held his present position for four years. The focus of the interview was the unique challenges of good communication. One of the unique challenges Chief Bowers has had to face is the different language that permeates throughout the organizational culture of the Agency. WHCA is a joint command with individuals of all DOD services present....   [tags: essays research papers] 584 words
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Interview And Death - "Everyday life seems unbelievably minuscule when faced with the prospects of death and dying." These are the words of Dr. David Avery. David is thirty years old, unmarried, a successful doctor, and has recently been confronted with the knowledge that he is suffering from a terminal form of acute leukemia. The living room in which Dr. Avery and I sit in his Monterey home is beautifully decorated with portraits of angels. On nearly every wall these images of ethereal beauty give one a sense of safety and calm....   [tags: essays research papers] 727 words
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Interview with a Social Worker - ... During a normal duty day a five-year-old girl was brought into the clinic. She had been molested and assaulted by her civilian father. Regardless of the full confession by her father, there was little to nothing that the command could do. There was no law in the country preventing such conduct (Arincorayan, 2012). The question faced at this point was how far to push the issue. On one hand there is a five-year-old girl who is sexually abused and on the other you have the laws and standards that are set in place by the host nation....   [tags: Social Work]
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The Argument Culture: Rhetorical Analysis - ... It was the public performance of debate that was the goal,” (NPR, 1998). She says, “The roots of our love for ritualized opposition lie in the educational system that we all pass through,” (Tannen, 1998). Tannen completely disregards the aggressive ancient societies and turns a blind eye to history. She never once mentions an aggressive and contentious society being problematic for England or France, which is where the seminaries would have been located in the Middle Ages. This forces one to begin to question her credibility....   [tags: Article Analysis ]
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Summary of Jonathan Kozol's, On Being a Teacher, and Summary of Botstein's Interview, Why High School Must Go - The trivialization of high school in the present educational organization for teens has been posited in the public; however, it is one vital issue that is being debated on lately. Is it really right for high schools to be abolished from the teen’s system of education. This question has been a vital issue in the present age educational structure. According to research carried out by many educational researchers lately, it was discovered that the two-year high schooling scheme is irrelevant and obsolete in the learning structure for teen’s, and should be abolished from their system of education or scheme of learning....   [tags: teaching, teens, secondary education] 1428 words
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Technology and its Impact on American Culture - Technology and its Impact on American Culture As an amateur reporter for the school newspaper, I have had the opportunity to interview quite a variety of people on many different topics. One of my favorite questions to ask is, "What do you think has had the most influence on American culture?" Why do I like asking this particular question. The answer is simple: the variety and range of responses. While some answers are more interesting than others, I must say that I've learned quite a bit from all of them....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1322 words
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Rape Culture - Rape Culture Many of the attitudes, beliefs, and mistaken ideas about rape have been with us for centuries. By looking at myths, such as “women ask for it,” and “it would do some women good to get raped,” from a historical perspective, lead us for better understanding how they evolved. Women are still seen as the property of men, are protected as such. Men and women are still taught to occupy very different roles in today’s world. Men are usually more aggressive, and women are seen as passive....   [tags: essays research papers] 1619 words
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Roots Run Deep - ... Elizabeth starts by talking about the difference between living somewhere and considering it home. Once she starts to talk about the places she considers or has considered home before, the viewer can tell she is relaxed and likes talking about those places and the people in her life involved in those places. Elizabeth doesn’t talk about a specific emotion in the interview, but she gets across how much her childhood and family means to her by using her hands when she speaks about them and smiling when she mentions her grandmother and grandfather....   [tags: Culture]
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Myths of the Melting Pot - ... While working at Duke University, he observed a similar structure of greed within the universities pay system and convinced the employees to take action by forming a union. Screven 5 Society has evolved but there still lies an apparent thread of greed from within the upper echelon. These few powerfully elite are willing to do whatever is necessary to make sure their lifestyle whether it be socially, economically or politically continues to remain unchanged or improved through the work of others....   [tags: Culture ]
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Marketing and Company Culture - ... In an interview, Peter Drucker claims that, “marketing is the business as seen from the customer” (Darroche, 10). Drucker makes an interesting point here. He takes away the extensiveness of a typical marketing definition and shifts it to be customer-focused. After exploring company culture and marketing separately, they now can be looked at together. Initially when thinking of either marketing or culture one does think of them as something interrelated, however there are various arguments that suggest culture does indeed have an effect on some aspect of marketing within companies....   [tags: Analysis, Deshpande and Webste] 1053 words
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Goth: A Satirical Subculture - ... Atheism, Agnosticism, the New Age, Gnosticism, Shamanism, Wicca, other Neopagan traditions, and other minority faith groups are represented more frequently than in the general population" (Robinson). While it is true that many Goths wear the Christian Cross or the Egyptian Ankh, many times these religious symbols represent a satirical ideal, or are sometimes just for the sake of fashion. The gothic subculture is not a religious movement in any sense of the word, although its constituency is accepting of members from any religion....   [tags: Culture ]
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Organizational Culture SWOT Analysis - Strengths (look internally at the organization): The organizational culture of my current employ would be a family culture. It is a family owned and operated store that has been in business 82 years, started by the Grandfather (who has now passed, but is still influential) now run by the son and training their sons. This family culture is one where we strive to grow successful by staying small. It is a culture where we take care of our customers like they were part of our family and we (in idea) take care of our employees....   [tags: Business Analysis] 770 words
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Gender Stereotypes in Culture - ... It is a ritual to blame victims for their troubles. Rape victims are often accused of enticing their attacker, and sex abuse victims are made to feel somehow responsible for the abuse. Many victims reveal that the ways they were treated by the authorities, their partner, family or friends afterward the incident was almost worse than the event itself. According to the victims, it left them feeling ashamed and alone at a time when they most needed comfort and protection. In Rape and Society, Diana E....   [tags: Gender Issues]
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Janessa's Interview - Many people pass this concrete stucco looking office on the strip mall. Most people who pass by may go to the bar next door to Dr. Hanson’s chiropractic office. No one pays much attention to a place where all the windows are low tinted dark with a door that has the word doctor on it. People only look for doctors when they are injured or sick. I’m sure the lighted Budlight sign flashing and smell of food attract more people. It was slightly what I expected from a typical doctor’s office. Surprisingly the roof was flat not pointed like most offices and not a very tall building....   [tags: Interview] 1084 words
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Migration to the U.S.: An Interview - I interview my father who arrive to the united states from Mexico The major problem that motive my father to migrate to the U.S.A were as he mention on pages (1-2) was an economically problem has he said since he was a child he grew up in a farm with his parents and brothers and sisters and had many struggles since the only one that work was his father. My grandfather did all he could to give him an education and a better life that he had that’s the same idea he view for me when he become a father he was young and money was like the priority to care for the necessary that a child has, but to get money you need to have a job....   [tags: migration, Interview, ] 2107 words
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Examining the Western Culture's View of the Elderly - ... The expression of her loneliness was unlike any type I had experienced before. Many times, I had friends tell me how lonely they were. Not to discount their feelings, but many of them still had family they could talk to and friends to spend time with. Agnes' family never came to visit her, nor any friends to keep her company. She invited me to come an join her anytime to sit with her in her room and just watch TV. I asked her if she would like me to stay, and she said yes. I sat down, and she said that I could choose any channel I wished....   [tags: Reflection ] 1636 words
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Global Warming - Global Warming There is little doubt that the air’s carbon dioxide concentrations have been increasing since the Industrial Revolution and there are few who do not attribute this increase to the rise in humanity’s use of fossil fuels. There is also little dispute that the earth has warmed slightly over the same period. During our interview Adam told me that he believes strongly in the dangers of global warming and feels great animosity towards critics of this theory. Our conversation had an angry tone as Adam explained his hostility towards those who “say that there is no compelling reason to believe that the rise in temperature is caused by the rise in carbon dioxide.” I spent the entirety of the interview trying to explore why Adam exhibited such strong resentment towards global warming's critics and why he felt so passionately about this topic....   [tags: Interview Environment Climate Change] 1261 words
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A New Culture Innovation for Germany - A New Culture Innovation for Germany The German government wants to make 2004 a year of innovation. " We want to see Germany in a leading position with regard to inventions and other innovations in research and technology," Chancellor Gerhard Schröder said in his New Year's address. In an interview granted to the weekly news magazine "Spiegel" Schröder noted that there are too many restrictions on research in Germany. A country such as Germany, which is poor in raw materials and has a wage-intensive economy, can guarantee and increase its prosperity only by making innovative products based on knowledge and competence....   [tags: Papers] 463 words
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The Fast Food Culture - The Fast Food Culture Work is a culture. Don’t let anyone try to tell you it isn’t. When you take a job, you accept a ready-made family with its very own quirks, customs and skeletons in the back room. The fast food business has a culture that rivals that of any cutthroat corporation or gossipy office. Rumors reach the outside world, but can seldom be confirmed. The spit in the hamburger, a stray pubic hair in the burrito. Unconfirmed rumors... For two years, thirty hours each week, the most important items in my wardrobe were a baseball cap with a logo on it and a smile....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 2508 words
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Culture and Migration: Visiting a Curandera - Culture and Migration: Visiting a Curandera If a person had never experienced it before it would probably be strange but through stories and personal experiences the setting was familiar and inviting. Curanderas are almost the equivalent of over-the-counter medicine for Latinos, not really, but close. If there is a symptom it is easier, faster and more comforting to visit the local curandera than it is to visit a doctor. Doctors require tests and until they are certain of the illness, their remedy is Tylenol....   [tags: Latino Doctor Immigration Globalization Essays] 1726 words
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Utah and the Mormon Culture - Utah and the Mormon Culture In 1820, Joseph Smith had a vision in Palmyra, New York, of God and his son, Jesus Christ telling him to reorganize the church of Jesus Christ. During the next 10 years, Joseph was visited by other heavenly messengers, translated the Book of Mormon and established the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. Many years thereafter, the Mormons relocated from Nauvoo, Illinois because of religious persecution (PBS Online). In Illinois, Joseph Smith had succeeded in establishing a religion which brought together its followers both sociologically and economically....   [tags: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ]
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Husky's Values-Driven Culture - Husky's Values-Driven Culture Schad claims that the purpose of his company is "to be a role model of lasting business success based on our core values." The company’s core values — make a contribution, proactive environmental responsibility, passion for excellence, and uncompromising honesty — cascade throughout all of the company’s activities....   [tags: Business Analysis Management] 1500 words
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A Couple Interview with Regina and Mike Smith - ... Her father was divorced five times and was undiagnosed but had a history of Manic Depression. This obviously affected her saying: “That is the reason I got married at thirty-one.” Additionally she shared, “Girls like to marry some one like their father and I definitely did not.” She explained that all of her brothers had also been diagnosed or un-diagnosed with Manic Depression and or substance abuse issues. She expressed that although she is very close to her family that it is fractured. At twenty she lost her stepfather to a sudden, unexpected heart attack....   [tags: Interview ]
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Uptown Mondays in Kingston Jamaica - ... This was well manifested in the ‘vibes’ that was being displayed as people – young/old, rich/poor, uptown/downtown alike – all seemed to be caught up in, and to be held together by, the common thread of Dancehall culture. In an interview with “Bitter”, a renowned dancehall dancer, she said “me party ev’ry nite cah the dancehall nice and me travel wid Vegas pan him worl’ tour dem.” Organizer “Witty” says “dancehall is a freedom ting…yuh nuh feel clog up. If yuh want to get butt naked u cyan do it.” Thus there is no question as to how dancehall manifests as a medium of economic advancement and stress relief....   [tags: dancehall, culture, compare, comparison]
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Franks Landing - ... This adequate traditional subsistence resulted in the greater maintenance of tribal sovereignty and cultural autonomy (e.g., ceremonies, songs, dances) by the Nisqually. As a people and a culture they were “in tact.” (Billy Frank interview video) By the end of the nineteenth century, state governments like Washington had responded to growing numbers of sports hunters and outlawed the sale of almost all game meat, so that hunting was reserved for recreational purposes. Fishing was also reserved for sport—except in the Pacific Northwest, where a burgeoning fishing industry had begun in the mid-nineteenth century....   [tags: Sociology, The Nisqually Culture] 1334 words
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Interview Of An Entreprenuer - Interview of an Entreprenuer I interviewed Hassan, co-owner of Road Star Motor Sports, because his business is extremely innovative and growth-oriented. The purpose of this interview was to learn the following: § how to identify a business opportunity § how to successfully launch a business § how to deal with perceived risks prior to start-up § how to solve problems encountered during start-up and over the lifetime of a venture BACKGROUND I was introduced to Hassan through a mutual acquaintance that knows I am truly fascinated by the ability to customize vehicles, but more specifically, expensive luxury vehicles....   [tags: Interview] 1271 words
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Interview Essay - Beverly Smith - Interview Essay - Beverly Smith Beverly Smith is currently 70 years old. She was raised in Fullerton and was part of a family of five children. Her mother influenced her life greatly. Beverly grew up quickly as a result of her mother's death when she was only 11 years old. Her mother was well honored by many. Beverly is actively involved in her religion, and enjoys exercising, and listening to music. Beverly's definition of happiness is "where your heart is involved, it is a focus outside of yourself." At times, she chooses to be contented rather than happy....   [tags: Interview Essays] 897 words
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Chinese Culture vs. American Culture in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club - Chinese Culture vs. American Culture in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club An author's cultural background can play a large part in the authors writing. Amy Tan, a Chinese-American woman, uses the cultural values of Chinese women in American culture in her novel, The Joy Luck Club. These cultural values shape the outcome of The Joy Luck Club. The two cultural value systems create conflict between the characters. In The Joy Luck Club, the chapter "Waiting Between the Trees" illustrates major concerns facing Chinese-American women....   [tags: Amy Tan The Joy Luck Club] 690 words
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Linguistics Assignment - ... He's from a large and popular family that had ties in all areas of his community, thus making his enculturation easier than if he was on his own. He also had members of the family who spoke perfect English and were more than willing to help him learn and adjust to the new language. He claimed the way he was forced to learn the language was by working and interacting with others that weren't his family. If he had not gotten his job at the market, he could have gotten by fairly easily just being around family because many did speak English....   [tags: Linguistics Interview] 1468 words
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Interview With Director of Medical Surgical Nursing for Capital Health - For this assignment I was able to interview Valerie Scanella RN, BSN. Her current position is that of the Director of Medical Surgical Nursing for Capital Health. Her position places her over top of seven nursing units between two facilities in Trenton NJ. Valerie graduated from the Mercer Medical School of Nursing in 1979 with her diploma in nursing. The Mercer medical school of nursing is still in operation although it has been renamed the Capital Health School of Nursing. Her return to school started after graduation....   [tags: Interview] 1722 words
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Food: A Link in African American Culture - Food: A Link in African American Culture Four different people, four different lifestyles, all with at least one thing in common—their races (or so we have yet to discover). I began my interviews wanting to show the similarities and differences in eating habits and traditions with the African American perspective in mind. Although race is used as the combining factor in this situation, each individual’s lifestyle, cultural behavior, and even eating habits are all very unique. My interviewees consisted of four Americans, as mentioned before all of same race, with similar yet very distinct backgrounds....   [tags: essays papers] 1797 words
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Assessing Corporate Culture: Southwest Airlines - Assessing Corporate Culture: Southwest Airlines Q Organizational Philosophy, Mission, Vision, Values Southwest Airlines clearly outlines their values in their corporate mission statement: The mission of Southwest Airlines is dedication to the highest quality of customer service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and company spirit (www.southwest.com). This mission both describes the company's approach to its workforce, and the customer at large. Rather than focusing on the financial side of the business, Southwest has been successful in creating an organization centered in fostering positive relationships with its employees and customers....   [tags: Business Analysis Employees] 1649 words
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Interview of an E.M.T. - I had the opportunity to interview an E.M.T. The E.M.T. I chose to interview was my friend Matt from the Highland lakes squad. I chose to interview him because it is easier for me to talk to someone I know than someone I don't know, and also I wanted to find out whats its like being an E.M.T.. Q: Why did you become an E.M.T.. A: I enjoy helping people, and I felt that I wanted to be able to do more than just basic first aid and CPR. Q: What does it mean to be on call. A: It means that if the alarm goes off you are the person that responds to the call....   [tags: interview essays] 610 words
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Corporate Culture : The Key To Understanding Work Organisations - Corporate Culture : The Key to Understanding Work Organisations Organisational or corporate culture is widely held to refer to a system of shared meanings held by members that distinguishes the organisation from other organisations, that is a set of shared key characteristics or values. The culture that an organisation has will play an important part in its success in its market sector. Likewise an organisation's continued success will depend to a large extent on the ability of the leadership of the organisation to perpetuate that culture....   [tags: essays research papers] 1430 words
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Keith Urban: A Country Music Superstar Evolved from Aussie Culture - ... In fact, Urban himself describes rural America as having many of the same qualities of the Australian Outback. He says that the people in both places are “down to earth, hard livin', hard workin'—damn good folks” (Keith Urban Interview). Living the country music star lifestyle effectively allows Urban to stay connected with his rural bushman roots while still being able to pursue his passion as an artist in the American music industry. Another, although obvious, indicator of Keith Urban’s attachment to his native country is the nationality of his spouse....   [tags: Biography ]
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Interview with Employer - This company is partnership ran business that opened its doors in 1991, in the small town of Marengo, IL. Mark Anderson and Sam Accib are the proud founders of this HVAC and plumbing business for residential or commercial. The company was unable to give an annul report, due to the fact that it is a small business, and it not necessary in their company. The promotional practices used throughout the years have been ads in the Northwest Herald (three to five times a year), the Marengo Paper, and the most important one is the word of mouth apportion....   [tags: Career Interview] 967 words
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Bollywood Filmmakers - ... Mainstream Hindi fiction film was traditionally meant for the masses and contained widely appealing elements of melodrama, action, nationalistic themes, and an emphasis on tradition (Thomas 1995: 162). Recently, filmmakers have focused on the attitudes of their new imagined audience, the classes of educated and English-speaking elite urban viewers, to carve the future cinema. Until the late 1990s, these individuals, who typically resided in Bombay, Delhi, Bangalore, and Hyderabad, were the most neglected segments of the Hindi film audience....   [tags: Sociology, Culture] 2133 words
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Sociology Interview - In my interview I chose my girlfriend's neighbor. Hector is of Mexican decent and he is here because in Meigs county the produce fields hire Mexican laborers on worker permits. Hector started out doing this then he became the boss about five years ago and received his green card and now is an American and can speak very good English. He explained to me that in Mexico there is no age when you can start working so there are young boys working at six to ten years old to help support his needy family....   [tags: Mexico Immigrant Interview] 884 words
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The Evolving Attitude Towards Biracial Couples in Society - In 1950, just 59 years ago, marrying a member of another race was banned in 30 states including Maryland. Biracial dating has come a long way since then though. Once a subject that had a lot of opposition is now becoming more accepted. Although there are people who still may be against it dating is a personal decision, color should not be a determining factor and people are free to love whoever they choose. Many people seem to think that their approval is necessary when it comes to someone they know dating another person....   [tags: culture] 611 words
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Interview Essay - Bea McArthur - Interview Essay - Bea McArthur Bea McArthur was born on December 16, 1929. She is a proud mother of five children, and is also a proud grandmother. She says that her greatest love, after her family, is teaching. Bea is a retired school teacher and she currently works informally at a local museum. She says that religion plays a big part in her life, and she describes herself as a real church goer. She is continually trying to develop new skills with all the wonderful things that are out there to learn....   [tags: Interview Essays] 487 words
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Interview Essay - David Redding - Interview Essay - David Redding David Redding was born on June 20, 1919, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA, and his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has three sons who live in Northern California. David began his career as a researcher, and then became an accountant, working to help less developed countries. He was married 17 years to his first wife before it ended in a divorce. He is happily remarried and has been for the last 9 years. What is your definition of happiness....   [tags: Interview Essays] 799 words
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