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The Dangers for Models of Being Overly Skinny - “My lips and fingers were blue because I was so thin that my heart was struggling to pump blood around my body”, said teen model fashion Georgina (Carroll 1). The new skinny has become excessively scrawny. Is it definitely not normal for today’s society models to walk around with blue fingers starving themselves until their organs start failing. As for the model agencies, they couldn’t care less of the pressure and dangerous practices they put the models through in order for them to stay thin for the runway....   [tags: models, starving models]
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An Evaluation of Security Acts and Models - ... Unfortunately, this may also impose massive hardships by increasing the costs and labor for agencies to establish permissible access. However, this expected and justified expense comes with risk reduction. It is also worth noting that FISMA protects certain government information from being subjected to release by the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (Feinberg, 2004). GLBA repealed acts such as the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 and the Bank Holding Company Act of 1965, which barred financial bodies from performing any mixture of roles such as banks delving into insurance underwriting, securities, and other investment functions (Mamun, Hassan, & Maroney, 2005)....   [tags: information security, models, protection]
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Celebrity Role Models and Children - During these times, once you turn on your television set you are abruptly notified on yet another absurd act that a celebrity had committed the night before. The media becomes engrossed by the despicable behavior and ravages at it as if it was the final grain of rice. Once they have completed a story that is at the right level of crudeness, they deliver it to the public. The vulgar news reaches households all across the world, and then it soon pollutes the minds of innocent and young children. At a young age, boys and girls commonly compare themselves with reference groups of people who occupy the social role to which they desire....   [tags: Celebrities, children, role models,] 692 words
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Evolution of Marketing Models - INTRODUCTION Marketing is one of the vital functions of any organisation. The marketing efforts enables the firm’s products to be visible and desired by customers. Marketing decisions can be made based on certain predefined theories and models, that enable a marketer to make an educated decision (Van Bruggen and Wierenga 2000). The term ‘marketing model’ refers to any diagrammatic, mathematical or tabular representation of information that can provide insights to the user in a logical manner (Lazer 1962)....   [tags: Marketing Decision Models]
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Responsibility of Models Towards the Girls that Follow Them - The modeling industry is one that is much more widespread than the tabloid section of the grocery store. These cover girls and runway models have a larger impact than just mere advertisement—they become role models to their fans. Many will go to severe lengths to imitate their unrealistic bodily features through extreme dieting and even body modification, like plastic surgery, and the modeling industry can either prevent or promote young women from idolizing and imitating these social figures. It is undeniable that Western cultures are generally known as the “thin cultures” (Samelson 44)....   [tags: role models, real women]
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How Are Most Celebrities Inappropriate Role Models for the Youth? - ... They also make their sexual affairs public. Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Hulk Hogan, Kanye West, and so many more celebrities have put out sex tapes. The media plasters fornications and adultery among celebrities wherever they are able whether in magazines, on our televisions, or even on our smart phones. Rappers rap about sex, drinking alcohol, doing illegal drugs, and disrespecting women instead of rapping about getting an education, having moral goals and standards, respecting each other, or living a life that exalts the kingdom of God....   [tags: celebrities, role, models, youth, sex] 586 words
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Why Athletes are Good Role Models - Why Athletes are Good Role Models Ever since the ancient years, we have admired athletes and the hard work that they do to achieve their goal of winning. We idolize them and wish we were more like them. What happens though when the realization sinks in that they are human too and that some of them do get greedy and selfish. A lot of athletes are model citizens that you should really look up to, but there are also some bad apples in the bunch that ruin it for everyone. Athletes can inspire young people to work hard so that their efforts can pay off, but no one is pure and flawless....   [tags: Athletes Athletics Sports Role Models Essays] 1472 words
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Role Models and Leadership in "Romeo and Juliet" - There are various displays of leadership and role modeling in the Shakespearean play 'Romeo and Juliet'. When one hears the term leader, there may be some confusion around what qualities a leader may or may not possess. One should also avoid confusing a good leader with a good role model, because although a good role model may possess similar qualities, there are a few qualities that are required in order to be a strong leader. Two very good examples of the contrasts between a good leader and a good role model are the characters Friar Lawrence and the Prince of Verona, in Romeo and Juliet....   [tags: Role Models, Leadership, Romeo and Juliet, shakesp] 800 words
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Models of Metadiscourse - ... Most researchers have used models of metadiscourse inspired by the Hallidayan functions of language, termed ‘Systemic-Functional-Grammar-inspired models’ by Ädel (2006: 16). Differences in the bases on which the concept of metadiscourse is developed do influence upon the delimitations of metadiscourse. Models of metadiscourse within the framework of the broad approach, or ‘integrative’ approach, in Mauranen’s (1993) words, views metadiscourse as part of discourse stressing on the ‘textual’ and ‘interpersonal’ Hallidayan functions of language....   [tags: text function, language] 714 words
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Models of Health - Diabetes Melitus Type 2 (T2DM) from the biomedical model and social models of health have important differences. This paper illustrates that the sociological approach to T2DM goes beyond the pathophysiology of the biomedical model and is founded on the premise that social factors impact health. An overview of the biomedical model and discussion of T2DM within this model is followed by a description of the sociological model with a discussion of T2DM within this model. Evidence will support the assertion that using a sociological approach will add to the understanding of the sociological factors contributing to the development of T2DM....   [tags: diabetes melitus, biomedical model]
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Gaussian Mixture Models Procedure in Markov Models - Gaussian mixture models are the most utilized procedure for the displaying of the emanation dispersion of concealed Markov Models demonstrates for speech recognition. This paper indicates how better telephone distinguishment is attained by swapping Gaussian mixture demonstrates by profound neural systems which have a considerable measure of layers of characteristics and a substantial extend of parameters. The systems are first preprocessed as a multilayer generative model of a window of phantom characteristic vectors without utilizing any segregating data....   [tags: speech recognition] 1505 words
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Cloud Computing: Services Models and Deployment Models - Introduction “At its most basic, cloud computing is moving applications accessible from our internal network onto an internet (cloud)-accessible space. We're essentially renting virtual machines in someone else's data center, with the capabilities for immediate scale-out, failover, and data synchronization. In the past, having an Internet-accessible application meant we were building a website with a hosted database. Cloud computing changes that paradigm—our application could be a website, or it could be a client installed on a local PC accessing a common data store from anywhere in the world....   [tags: private, public, hybrid, Community]
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Sex in Advertising: A Focus on Models - Sensual Advertisement Sex is visible in almost all streams of media and the seductively toned advertisements over-power magazines’ pages, television commercials, and billboards on the road. Bringing a visual ad to sell products is a good way to get people’s attention. Corporative objective of advertisement is using models to sell their products. Nowadays, typical 21st century advertisements use young teen models wearing very little clothes. Sensual actions in the pictures of advertisement are pressed on teens at the ages of 17-20....   [tags: Marketing] 1337 words
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The Role of Models in the Acquisition of Knowledge - Models have become essential for the development of human knowledge. They are the methods we follow, in order to simplify and understand more easily the realization of certain tasks involving the different fields of knowledge. When a method of thinking and way of achieving a certain goal becomes popular, the rest of the community adopts it. Hence, as soon as a method of thinking becomes predominant over another, it is said to have become a model. For example, we can consider mathematical formulas, scientific procedures, and even our way of living, areas in which a distinct model is followed....   [tags: Knowledge]
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The Rational Models of Policy Process - ... The models are in the close system of process because no limitation on information, time and resources that needed in the cycle of policy. The rational model is not perfect in the practice. In some ways, the system is very useful in very modest and easy policy process which asking valid data instantly, enough time for examination and all resources of policy process is easy to get. Then, when the model is facing the issue of policy that complex and multi-dimensional aspect, the rational becomes less relevant in the exercise of policy process (Lindblom, 1959: 80)....   [tags: mechanical process, policy making, policy cycle]
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Fashion Industries' Impacts on Models - What standards and limitations have occurred to make the face of models different from the actual public. When hearing the word “model,” flawless images in magazines are normally created. However, upon hearing the word “supermodel,” tall , thin, graceful images of women from New York City’s fashion week come to mind. Throughout the fashion world’s history, problems in the fashion industry have shown up. Hidden under the radar, models are often asked to lose weight if they wish to continue working for major fashion industries....   [tags: Cosmetic Procedures, Society]
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Sentencing Models and The Correctional System - How have sentencing models impacted corrections. Be sure to address the four types of sentencing models and the issues surrounding them (equity, truth-in-sentencing and proportionality). Sentencing models are plans or strategies developed for imposing punishment for crimes committed. During the 19th century these punishments were normally probation, fines and flat sentences. When someone was given a flat sentence, he or she had to serve the entire sentence without parole or early release. However, by the end of the 19th century the new models were developed....   [tags: Crime & Punishment]
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Comparisons of the Glasser and Dreikus Models - ... For example, clinical studies that use the Glasser approach are concerned with moving clients from the “past to present”; the desire is to take the individual “from the problem (the ‘‘don’t want’’) to the desired outcome—what the client does want (W). The client is then asked what he or she has been doing (D) to get what he or she wants and to evaluate (E) the effectiveness of the behavior. When the client has determined that his or her behavior is not effective, the client then makes a plan (P) to do something different” (Robey et al., 2011, p....   [tags: behavioral management of disgruntled youth]
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A Comparison of Instructional Design Models - Models of Instructional Design An Instructional Design Model is a framework for instruction, used by many trainers and educators, which helps to identify and explain the steps associated with the instruction process. (Rosenberg, 1982) Instructional design models attempt to identify the needs of the learner, and provide a process through which a course will be taught. Steps within the model help instructors to break down the courses they teach into a series of steps or parts in order to ensure the intended outcomes of learning are being met....   [tags: Education]
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Three Models of Change: An Outline - ... c. Work with change teams. 4. Communicate the Vision a. Communicate to the organization frequently and with focused passion. 5. Empower Others a. The team and staff are motivated and change is accepted. b. Remove of obstacles. 6. Creation of Short Term Wins a. The organization needs to see some early success toward the change to motivate staff. b. If no short-term win critics and negative thinking will appear. 7. Build on Change a. Continue the development for the change(s). b. Use patience and persistence....   [tags: kotter model, lewins, nadler] 626 words
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The Main Models of Comparative Politics - ... The rationalist school of modeling has a common ancestry with economics. Adam Smith, the prominent economic theorist and advocate of the free market is credited with helping to lay out the path for this model. Many of the predominate thinkers in this school of modeling were also established economists, for example Anthony Downs and Mancur Olson. This background in economics was a clear influence on these important contributors, as many of the approaches they take are borrowed from economics....   [tags: rationalist, structuralist, culturalist] 764 words
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Models in the Substance Abuse Field - ... The magnification of globalization, tourism and communication made conveyance of goods including drugs much more facile all over the world. Worldwide, cannabis is the most widely cultivated, trafficked and abused illicit drug (WHO 2010; NIDA 2010). In some components of the world, rates of cannabis use are generally higher in the puerile adults and in males than females. In the Amalgamated Kingdom, around 12m people have endeavored an illicit drug in their lifetime, the 2011/12 Malefaction Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) has found with the percentage elevating remotely from 36.3% in 2010/11 to 36.5% in 2011/12....   [tags: psycho active substances, alcohol ] 1219 words
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Childhood, Children and Role Models - The term ‘childhood’ is often difficult to define as it is a social invention. It is not possible to find a definite definition of the word childhood without taking into consideration ‘context of childhood’. This means, that childhood may not be valued in every part of the work and so defining it by the cultural expectations towards being a child. When trying to define childhood in your own words, you will often come up with many different result which reflect information from your own experience of childhood....   [tags: aristotle, celebrities, media]
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Medical and Social Models of Disability - It could be said that in modern industrial society, Disability is still widely regarded as tragic individual failing, in which its “victims” require care, sympathy and medical diagnosis. Whilst medical science has served to improve and enhance the quality of life for many it could be argued that it has also led to further segregation and separation of many individuals. This could be caused by its insistence on labelling one as “sick”, “abnormal” or “mental”. Consequently, what this act of labelling and diagnosing has done, is enforce the societal view that a disability is an abnormality that requires treatment and that any of its “victims” should do what is required to be able to function in...   [tags: Illness vs Disability]
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Social and Medical Disability Models - Introduction In this assignment, I aim to provide the reader with an overview of two prominent models of disability: the medical model and the social model. More specifically, I intend to outline the differences between these models, especially their theory and practice. Firstly, I will note the definition of what a model of disability is and point to its relevance in disability studies. I will also briefly examine the origins of both the medical and social models, but mainly outlining the contributions of their respective theoretical content and influence in society....   [tags: Disability]
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Social Models in Western Europe - Introduction Europe’s diverse social models are rigid and protectionist and were a result of years of steady global economic growth. However, the rapid changes of the global economy in the twenty-first century have created a multitude of threats and opportunities for the European economy. Two of the crucial policies – the Single Market and the monetary union could enable the transformation of its economy to address the challenges of globalization. In this paper, we analyze the affects of these social models on European firms through the eyes of the German auto industry and Volkswagen....   [tags: Economics ] 1976 words
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Examining Structure Models for Ethics - In the past couple of decades the businesses sector and other organizations have witness a significant amount unethical conducts of corporation and individuals that have impacted stakeholders’ faith in the market. One the major ways organizations have attempted to circumvent unethical and legal misconduct is ethics auditing. Ethical auditing is used by corporation as mean to plan for ethical disasters, which in all likelihood would result in considerable legal and financial expenses and interfere with normal operation of the business including its staff, efficiency, reputation, and stakeholder faith in them ( Ferrell, Fraedrich, & Ferrell, 2013)....   [tags: Businesses, Organizations, Unethical behavior]
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Hollywood's Pseudonym of Role Models - ... “As a parent, it is important to talk to your child/children often and keeps close tabs on their activities. This makes it easier to determine if something is off, such as the possibility of using drugs or engaging in promiscuous activities” (Theodosiou). Role models are important for kids to have. They can have a positive or negative influence on the child; it really depends on the morality of the child and the attentiveness of the parents. Some positive aspects a child can develop from having a positive role model; celebrity or not, are: appropriate dress, a liking for donating to charity, the child might be inspired to do well in school and give back to the community....   [tags: youth, nation, problems, security, party]
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Reform Models in Collegiate Sports - Over the past 100 years, college sports have attracted controversy pertaining to how they should be treated, that is, as business opportunities or academic vocation. Different reforms have been initiated, with academicians and researchers coming up with different models explaining how college sports and sports people should be treated. These models seek to understand and give directions on the need for balancing education with commercialized sports. Three key conceptual models have been initiated to reform college sports by scholars such as Craughron, Benford, Smith and Gerdy (Sack, 2009)....   [tags: Athletes, College, Students, Sports]
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Background: The Service Quality Models - Background: the service quality models The context of service quality has not been perceived uniformly. Cullen (2001) for instance portrayed two sets of quality context: objective, and perceived quality; the first focuses on the standards and guidelines being set up by professional bodies, while the second pertains to customers' perceptions. Similarly, Gronroos (1984) abstracted the service quality into technical and functional. By and large, literature on service quality has been lined up behind the latest category while maintained a level of disintegration with the first....   [tags: Business Management ] 1550 words
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Super Models of the Media - Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Gisele Bundchen, just to name a few, are some of the world’s most beautiful super models. They make their living being beautiful and unapproachable. Perfectly applied make-up, designer clothing draped over thin hips and bony shoulders. Hair coiffed teased and piled high upon their entitled, snobbish heads. Lights. Camera. Action. It’s to be expected in this industry of beauty. So how does a Burger King hamburger fall into the category of super model....   [tags: Media]
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Theories and Models of Leadership - Introduction In an effort to provide scientific basis for the oft times artistic nature of what we call leadership, academics have long posited theories and models that attempt to explain and even guide this key interpersonal function. In this paper, two prominent leadership theories, Situational Leadership and Contingency Theory, are examined. Each model is given the same rubric by which to be studied, including Definitions and Descriptions, Strengths, Limitations and Critiques, Key Impacts, and concluding with a Personal Response....   [tags: situational leadership, categories]
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Behavioral Models in Political Behavior - ... Unlike the other two voting behavior models, which will be discussed herein, the sociological model is more concerned with an individual’s process of obtaining and selecting political information, as opposed to how the individual impacts the group dynamic that leads to voter choice. It does a good job of explaining the differences in vote choice, but it does not explain why those differences exist. Another potential problem with the sociological behavioral model is the occasional shift of group loyalties....   [tags: vote, leaders, social] 1604 words
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Various Types of Database Models - ... A table consists of particular structure which is known as schema. In every table of there is one primary key for the identification of tuple. Values should be present in all of the columns of primary key and it is not allowed that columns having Null values. In relation database it important to understand the concept of referential integrity which is exact matching of foreign key in any other table with primary key. The data structure involved in relational data modeling is relation as shown in the following table in which each section is related with employee Employee_ID Name_of_Employee Grade Salary 2001 Brad 17 10000$ 2002 John 16 90000$ The standard language which is used for relat...   [tags: management, records, storage] 1376 words
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Productivity of Home Business Models - We are pleased for the opportunity to respond to your request for assistance with your remote access strategy. Allowing your employees to work from home is the smart thing to do for your business. Recent, Stanford University studies have shown productivity gains ranging from 13% to 22% when companies shift to work from home business models (Bloom, Liang, Roberts & Ying, 2013). Beyond pure productivity, working from home was show to decrease employee turnover and increase overall employee happiness....   [tags: Remote access, VPN, dial-up networking]
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Models Supporting the Economic Theory - ... Overall, this paper argues that the Neoliberalism theory of aggregate supply was a better theory to restore the economy than the Keynesian theory of aggregate demand. The Keynesian Approach The founder of Keynesian economic theory was John Maynard Keynes. He made many great accomplishments during 1960s-1980s and made a huge impact on the economy in its time of need. Before the Great Depression, industrial production was increasing, and many people were borrowing money because of the low interest rates....   [tags: business, neoliberalism, policy] 1353 words
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Financial Models & Information Systems - Introduction Knowledge includes data, information and experience (Chen, 2013). Knowledge management defined by Forcier & Rathi (2013) and Singh (2013) as a process of identifying, creating, capturing, organising, storing, representing and reusing knowledge resulting in the creation of new knowledge. Knowledge management system is a system that uses technology system to support and help workers, stakeholders and customers to have ready access to the organization's documented base of facts, sources of information, and solutions (Princeton University, 2009)....   [tags: knowlege management system]
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Positive Adult Role Models - ... Today, teen boys are meant to excel, and shun things that are not “masculine.” They are, according to media’s message, to obtain pleasure from life such as money, women, and power. Not all teen boys are like this and because they are not, the boys that are like that bully the ones that are not. These poor boys need someone to help them be proud of themselves, no matter what anyone says. They need someone to show them how to find that inner strength to stand up to those bullies. Then the victims will help others being bullied, it’s like a chain reaction (“Teenagers And The…” 1)....   [tags: teens, peer pressure, drugs] 1054 words
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Mental Models and Mindsets - ... We all must remember that the environment can easily affect our mindset. • Hereditary-Genetic Hereditary and genetics shape who and what we are. Individuals are born with a mindset that continually looks for answers, and developed a curiosity about things, wanting to know how things work and are created (Rowe, 2004). It is ones hereditary and genetics that makes us the individuals we are, and how we differ. Hereditary and genetics is the makeup that lets the individual respond to situations in various ways, and how the information we obtain is interpreted and how an individual applies that knowledge....   [tags: information processing]
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Athletes as Role Models - ... An example of this is how professional athletes wear business casual attire whenever they are engaged in team or league business. Another example is how they present themselves in the media. Athletes can also be good role models in terms of showing respect towards others and showing how to effectively work as a team member. Professional athletes show this by being respectful to their coaches, referees, and fellow teammates. Though professional athletes get individualized attention because of their talent, being an effective team player is a major part of their job....   [tags: profession, audience, youth, guidance] 922 words
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Anorexia Among Super Models - Ana Carolina Reston was a Brazilian fashion model. She started her modeling career at the age of 13 after she won a local beauty pageant. She was a normal girl who grew up in a middle class family. Her life dramatically took a turn for the worst after her first overseas trip to Guangzhou, China. She went to Guangzhou for a casting call, while she was there she was repeatedly told that she was “too fat”. She believed what they said and starting her downward spiral of anorexia nervosa. Her diet consisted of only apples and tomatoes....   [tags: diet, beauty pageant, thinness]
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Importance of Role Models - ... This has led to few male role models to teach what was right and wrong. “But we knew the truth; my stepfather had packed his stuff and left,” (Davis, Hunt, Jenkins, Page; 8).With a sudden loss of breadwinner the mothers have to raise their children alone. With the high income gone, many problems are formed, such as shortages of food, clothes, and other rudimentary needs. “I couldn’t do much but worry. There were days when we woke up with not enough food in the house to make a decent meal, and no money to buy more,” (Davis, Hunt, Jenkins, Page; 21)....   [tags: influence, violence, education ] 628 words
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Financial Market: Volatility Models - ... This project is organized as follows; sections 2 to 5 are a simple summary of the key references that I have received. Section 6 includes some personal comments about the overall literature studied and finally, Section 7 is a briefly conclusion of the topic. 2. A Forecast Comparison Of Volatility Models: Does Anything Beat A GARCH (1,1). In this paper, they wanted to know if some sophisticated volatility models work much better than the naive GARCH (1,1) when trying to capture the conditional variance, therefore they propose 330 GARCH-type models in order make a ranking of which ones perform better....   [tags: ARCH model, market prices, chapter analysis] 1800 words
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Ethical Decision Making Models - Introduction Ethical responsibilities are relevant in business, education, and other institutions and communities. In seeking a higher education position, making ethical decisions will be significant. Assessing ethical conduct is a key element to improving the resolution of ethical conflicts. Asking questions and surveying individuals in the medical field, businesses, colleges, and other areas will provide useful information about the impact and influence of ethical conduct. Empirical research indicates various factors influence and affect ethical behavior....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Video Vixen or Models - ... Again, the image of video vixen has not change or gotten better as of 2014, and it is still the same, but a little worse than before because society helps formulate that showing half your body off to strangers is ok in the modern world. Society has played a major role in the contact of a women image and body today. They have made women think it is not okay to be plus sized, darker than others so they have these women feeling some kind of way about them self as a women which build insecurities....   [tags: Women's Body, Source of Art, Media, Body Image]
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Developing Effective Decision Models - Week 2 Page 1 Decision Models – Problem Categorization LDSP: 6720 – Developing Effective Decision Models June 14, 2010 Week 2 Page 2 There are a number of different problem solving methods, techniques and styles, and the purpose of this paper is to explore some of those differences. One can apply a systematic approach to problem solving, an emotional approach or an intuitive or ‘gut feel’ approach. Further, there are procedures and formulas to follow or, one can just pontificate the variables and use a philosophical slant which involves perspectives such as “In order to fully understand the answer, one must more fully understand the question” (Chinese p...   [tags: Problem Solving]
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Developing Effective Decision Models - Week 6 Page 1 Decision Models – Problem Analysis LDSP: 6720 – Developing Effective Decision Models July12, 2010 Week 2 Page 2 There are a number of different problem solving methods, techniques and styles, and the purpose of this paper is to review the analysis portion as it relates to the case study assigned to this week. Further, this paper will provide a critique to the solution of the case study problem which will include three distinct errors made in the problem solving phase....   [tags: Problem Solving ]
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Models of Decision Making - MODELS OF DECISION MAKING:  SWOT Analysis Model  Poster’s Five Forces Analysis  PEST Analysis SWOT Analysis SWOT Analysis is the most common and renowned model for decision making in the business world today. It is used for conducting the audit, study and analyze the overall strategic position of the business and the environment in which the business operates SWOT is an abbreviation of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. The main objective of SWOT analysis is to devise the best strategy for the organization, using it to prepare the business model for the company while keeping in view the resources, capabilities and constraints that are applicable....   [tags: Business Management ] 575 words
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Psychological Models -             Thestudy of psychology has been crucial to the understanding of behavior and thehuman mind as early as 1000 B.C. (Rescorla). With its wealth of research andstudies, psychology has provided valuable insights into the human mind and it’s functioning. These insights, however, rely on many models of psychology and require a complete understanding of all psychological models to be successfully applied to the understanding of human behavior. The four main models of psychology are the biological model, the psychodynamic model, the cognitive model, and the behavioral model....   [tags: Research Papers on Psychology 2014]
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Nursing Models - A model is a simplified representation of the structure and content of a phenomenon or system that describes or explains the complex relationships between concepts within the system and integrates elements of theory and practice (Creek et al 1993). A nursing model is a collection of ideas and knowledge that represents nursing from the writers’ perspective, presenting different ways of looking at and understanding nursing (Aggleton & Chalmers, 2000; Hogston & Simpson, 2002). Thus, nursing model is a concept of what nursing is and are used as a tool to assess patient's needs/problems....   [tags: Health Care, The RTL Model] 471 words
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Revenue Models - REVENUE MODELS ON WEB INTRODUCTION A revenue model defines as in a business how a trade or commerce produces returns from the product or services that the business provides (1).This is one of the most important model of the business model. As a current business wants to involve in the new upcoming areas of trade it should be able to defend the new competitors in the market. Therefore, a business needs to create their revenue models wisely. At the beginning of the business one need to keep in mind to build a good revenue model as it is important to keep up the business growth initially as the stockholders are very much concerned and intelligent in investing their shares in the business.(...   [tags: business strategies, finance]
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Importance of Role Models in To Kill a Mockingbird - Take a moment to think, what would you do if you didn’t have your parents/guardians. How would you be acting. Where would you be. Adults have a big part in a child’s life not only because they are there to support them but being role models to show them how they should be acting and maturing over time. The novel “To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee” takes place in a small town named Maycomb and it has a great deal to do with children maturing over time and how adults come into place as role models....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird Essays]
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The Study of Adult Learning Models and Theories - There are many models and theories that contribute to the adult learning process. When most educators think of the adult learning process andragogy is usually one of the first thoughts. According to Malcolm Knowles, Andragoggy is “the art and science of helping others learn (Merriam, Caffarella, & Baumgartner, 2007).”Andragogy are learning strategies focused on adults. It is often interpreted as the process of engaging adult learners with the structure of the learning experience (Clardy, 2005). Andragogy assumes that adults have different learning characteristics and requirements than children....   [tags: Education]
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Different Types of Change Management Models - ... Therefore Dooley (1997) argues that an organization is rather chaotic and non-linear than structured and linear. Consequently, the result of a change in a CAS is irreversible and unpredictable. In contrast the three step model of Lewin (1947, cited in Burnes 2004, p. 977) is rather linear and deals mainly with planned changes. Caldwell (2003) agrees with Dooley (1997) that a change is a complex task which needs a multidimensional approach. Therefore Caldwell (2003) presents a fourfold classification which a change agent should cover....   [tags: organizations, culture, double-loop learning]
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The Correct Role Models to Go to University - ... Not only does my family influence my decisions, but so do my boyfriend and friends. They can sometimes influence me to both right and wrong. It feels like they really do try to put themselves into my shoes. Wrong or right I take both into consideration upon choosing a solution to the situation at hand. With having both to consider it helps me choose a solution whether it was the right choice or not. As far as me having a role model at Wright State that will help me successful, I feel like having a role model here at college will make me feel like I have someone to lean on when I’m having difficulty with something or if I want to know what the best decision for me is....   [tags: coaches, decisions, future, goal] 698 words
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