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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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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 - ... A survey conducted by Teen People Magazine showed that “27% of the girls felt that the media pressures them to have a perfect body.” 80% of 9 years olds reported to be on diets, and plastic surgeries among female teens increased by 50% from 1996 to 1998 (“Media Influence on Youth”). However, women are not the only ones who feel self-conscious from the media—men are becoming insecure as well. Boys have started smoking to lose weight and have become “obsessive [over] weight training and anabolic steroids and dietary supplements that promise bigger muscles and more stamina for lifting” (“Media Influence on Youth”)....   [tags: role models, real women]
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Business Models And It - Business Models and Information Systems “A business strategy is a well articulated vision of where a business seeks to go and how it expects to get there” (Pearlson & Saunders, 2004). An organization’s decisions regarding both organizational and information systems strategies must be governed by this overarching business strategy. The information technology strategy must fit into the business strategy and be reevaluated constantly to ensure the company is meeting its strategic goals. The information systems strategy will both affect, and be affected, by the business strategy....   [tags: Business Model Strategy Technology Implementation] 985 words
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The Influence of Role Models on Young People - Role models have an astounding effect on the lives of young people in our society. A role model has the ability to shape the views, ideals, and actions of a young person. Role models help youth to discover how they wish to become in the future. The influence that role models have over young people is tremendous. It is important for role models to be positive and responsible in instilling good morals and values because future generations are directly dependent on the role models of today. By examining the influence of role models, role models in the community, and role models in the media, we will be able to determine the true effect that role models have on the lives of youth....   [tags: A Role Model's Impact on Youth] 596 words
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Normal Sized Models In Clothing Companies - The Spring vacation was just ahead. For my upcoming vacation, I opened my laptop and searched several online shopping websites for spring clothes. This dress looked good, that top was cute, too. Like all the other girls, I could not make decision, and was mainly because of the models. As a normal size girl who is fatter than models, I was unable to imagine how those clothes looked like on me even though they looked pretty good on those skinny models. Since those models were so thin, whatever they wear, the clothes look attractive....   [tags: Clothes, Fashion, Body Image]
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Wireless Channel Models - Wireless Channel Models [1][2] Various models have been used to represent the characteristics of wireless channels. Some models treat wireless channels in the same manner wired channels are under strict limitations to obtain high simplicity in the analysis. Other models have higher complexity to accommodate for actual conditions in wireless channels. The most common models used for wireless channels include the Additive White Gaussian Noise (AWGN) channel model, the Rayleigh channel model and the Rician channel model which are shown in figure 1....   [tags: Technology ] 1424 words
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Models to Help the Improvement of your Business - Six Sigma and Triple Bottom Line models are there to help with the improvement on a business. It really shows what business should go through to have a successful business. The models opens up the conversation about where you business should be. The process that you are going to take to help your business thrive. The models are here for instructions to teach businesses about the steps that should be included when you are questioning your company. Six Sigma and Three Bottom Line models are a great representation of what a business can be and shall be....   [tags: six sigma, triple bottom line, business owner]
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Coaching Assessment Models - There are many different assessment models developed which enable the coach to assess the client from a number of varied perspectives. The majority of these models are simply used as a tool, providing a schema for noting observations. An ideal assessment model is an instrument used to obtain structure within the framework of the coaching encounter. The coach is never limited to the parameters of the model, but the model should provide a guide in the evaluation of the client. In other words, the model allows the coach to develop a frame of reference for client observation....   [tags: five elements model, mood]
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Animal and Cell Models for Human Nutrition - Assignment Animal and Cell Models for Human Nutrition Table of contents 1. Discussion of study and the process being investigated………………………….3 1.1. Application to human studies……………………………………………3 2. What is known about the mechanisms involved. ………………………………..3 3. The approach and findings of the paper 3.1. Methods……………………………………………………………………4 3.2. Results.……………………………………………………………........….5 3.3. Findings……………………………………………………………………5 4. The different experimental models used to study this particular process 4.1 Animal models……………………………………………………………..6 4.1.1 Rodent models…………………………………………………….6 4.1.1.1 Mouse models…………………………………………….6 4.1.1.2 Rat models………………………………………………..7 4.1.2 Non-human primates...   [tags: health, high fat diet]
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The Negative Impact of Beauty Contests and Models - Everyday we see men and women in magazines that have what society has called “the perfect body” and we just bypass it like it means nothing to us, when deep down inside, we are eager to become just like those models. Society has put this picture into all of our heads of what the “average” person should look like. It is said that for women, we should have small tiny waist, flat stomachs, the hourglass figure, a round buttox and well developed plump breasts. Does this sound like the average female that you see on your streets daily....   [tags: Beauty Contests are Harmful]
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Behavior Change Theories and Planning Models - Behavior Change Theories and Planning Models The combination of behavior change theories and planning models are key in developing an intervention plan for several health care associated problems. Through these theories and models, health education specialists can research and find root causes to problems, factors that surrounded the health problem, point of risk factors, and develop a plan of action. These models not only educate the individuals struggling with health issues, but provide very important data that can later be used for further research....   [tags: health education settings]
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Option Pricing Models - Option pricing models The option pricing models is somewhat of a gamble to some investors and a to others a pattern-based method of investing. According to Hoadley Trading & Investment tools (2011), Black-Scholes model is used most commonly to determine the fair market value of the option in play. This model uses five key determinants of an option’s price such as price, strike price, volatility, time to expiration and short term interest rate. This model will let you calculate the option prices quickly but unfortunately it is not too accurate....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Information Processing Models - One of the AASL’s standards for 21st century learners is [they will] “inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge” and “follow an inquiry- based process in seeking knowledge in curricular subjects, and make the real-world connection for using this process in [his/her] own life.” (ALA, 2007, p. 4) Three research process models that help students make independent choices, ask questions, find resources, and discover information are the Big6™, Kuhlthau’s Information Search Process, and I-Search. This paper will compare and contrast these models and discuss their use in teaching students to research on their own....   [tags: Research Management ]
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Juvenule Crime Models - There are many issues with crime and violence in the United States, but very few are more controversial than the issue of juveniles in crime. How are juveniles getting involved in crime. What is causing America’s youth to do things that their parents should’ve instilled as morally wrong. What are ways to control and possibly eliminate these issues that affect the way we live. For the past century, criminologists have been studying juvenile related crime and a few theories have come up. These theories have, in the mid to late 20th century, been shaped into models....   [tags: criminality, violence, rehabilitation, model]
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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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Different Leadership Models - Yukl noted “another way to view leadership is in term of an influence process that occurs naturally with a social system and is diffused among the members” (2006, p. 4). His observation influences the belief that “leadership as a social process rather than as a specialized role” (2006, p. 4). Many scholars and practitioners also indicated that leadership implicates with social activities such as culture, education, economy, politics, society, and environment (Bass, 1997; Couto, 1995; Gardner, 1995; Kanter, 1991; Marques, 2010; Ogawa & Bossert, 1995)....   [tags: Yukl’s, compare, contrast, comparison]
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State Diplomacy Models - State Diplomacy Models Through recent history, state diplomacy wad divided dichotomously, only involving soft or hard power. Soft power is the ability to obtain preferred outcomes through attraction while hard power involves the use of coercion and payments to force the other party to consent to the coercer nation’s desires . When determining which diplomatic approach to pursue, countries often consider four core motivations: its past relations with the target country, its international image or the image it wishes to project, its citizens’ level of implicit consent, and dependent and independent variables....   [tags: Carrot and Stick, Commercial Opportunities]
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Tactical Game Models - What is tactical Game Models or (TMG), Tactical game model is teaching student and athletes the basic understanding of a game by slowing everything down so that the Students can stop and see what they are doing. It is not an understanding of how to watch the game but playing the game, for example teaching offensive and defensive tactics so the student will be better off. There are a number of sports you can use Tactical game model for; here are some examples football, soccer, basketball, hockey, chess and even track....   [tags: Students, Teaching, Athletes, Sports]
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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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Circle of Conflict and the Triangle of Satisfaction Models - Circle of Conflict and the Triangle of Satisfaction Models Introduction This paper will discuss two different conflict models and how they may be used to diagnose a particular conflict. Each model will be described in a way, which better helps understand the conflict. Potential confidentiality issues within the conflict will be described as well. Both the Circle of Conflict and the Triangle of Satisfaction Models are both effective tools at assisting a practitioner at diagnosing and resolving conflict....   [tags: Conflict Resolution ]
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Security Management Models for Information Systems - Background Security management within the context of information systems “needs a paradigm shift in order to successfully protect information assets” (Eloff & Eloff, 2003). Due the rapid increase in information security threats, security management measures have been taken to proactively remedy the growing threat facing information security. As a result of this, security management “is becoming more complex everyday, many organization’s security systems are failing, with serious results” (Fumey-Nassah, 2007)....   [tags: Security ]
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Athletes as Role Models throughout History - The world of role models in athletics has been around for millenniums and can be traced back as far as 776 B.C. when the athletes were thought to be demigods (half human and half god) and the first Olympic games took place on the site of Olympia. Though the only event was the 200-meter sprint, many people looked up to them and expected more than just a 200- meter sprint from these “god-like” men.(WEBSITE) Today, more and more people are beginning to look to athletes like the ancient Greek did: for more than just entertainment....   [tags: Athletes, Behavior, NBA, NFL]
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