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Mergers In Non-Profit Organizations - A merger occurs when two or more organizations decide to join forces and become one organization. One or more organizations must dissolve for this to happen. Sometimes all involved organizations dissolve and take on a completely new name. Sometimes one organization survives, and keeps their name, while the dissolved organization(s) must fall into the surviving organization's business structure. In the for-profit sector, this latter situation would be considered an "acquisition". However, in non-profit organizations, there are no owners....   [tags: Not for Profit Organization management] 1571 words
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The Importance of Non-profit Organizations - ... In a remote village outside of Medias, I saw a mother of two beautiful children find hope in knowing that they were being tended to, an elderly man’s utter happiness to have been provided with the medication he needed for his illness, and the overall look of joy that was seen upon the faces of hundreds of people who sought receive help. While spending time with these amazing people in Romania I could not help, but notice the effect they had and have continued to have upon us all. While CERT is a prime example of a successful non-profit organization, we know there to be thousands more that also accommodate areas of despair in ways that remain to be unrecognized by a few, but felt by millions....   [tags: Narrative, Persuasive, Informative] 1157 words
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Non-Profit Organizations - In today’s world there are hundreds of thousands of non-profit organizations (NPOs) established at the local, regional, national and international level, and their influence is increasing. Non-profit organizations even considered the third sector of the economy (the first two is the public and private, or commercial). It is believed that they have a special role in development of civil society. In those countries, which have largely shaped the system of legislative regulation of the sector (USA, UK, Australia, etc); the state spends huge sums on research programs in the field of standardization of the NPO....   [tags: Social/Business Issues] 919 words
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Challenges of Managing a Non-Profit Organizations - There are different challenges a non-profit organization face, although I believe that those same challenges are faced on for profit organization either at the same level or very similar. Trust is an issue that both non-profit and for profit organizations will encounter at some point in their business and therefore they would need to be as transparent as possible. Transparency entitles you to provide clear statements of where your money goes, how it is utilized in your organization, and how it is making your organization accomplish their goals....   [tags: Business] 2025 words
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Kinds of Non-Profit Organizations - Many people know about 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, but other types of nonprofits are not as commonly known. The IRS established several sections of the Internal Revenue Code that nonprofit organizations can qualify under. An organization desiring to apply for nonprofit status, must apply under the section that fits its purpose. Understanding the types of nonprofits available and the qualifications for each helps you choose the correct section to apply under. According the IRS, five basic classifications of nonprofit organizations exist under Section 501(c)(3)of the Internal Revenue Code....   [tags: Internal Revenue Services] 441 words
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Scottish Charities and Non-Profit Organizations - 3.1 Research into Charity Office of Scottish charity regulator (2011) the majority of Charity and Non-profit Organisations websites provide information and services to disabled people. The research into Charity and Non Profit organisations is to investigate how the guidelines for accessibility of website design from the W3c and the British Standards BS8878 are followed. The websites that have been built by web developers where sent a seven question questionnaire to discover what standards the web developers followed, their identity was gathered from the websites they developed....   [tags: Philanthrophy] 1552 words
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Non Profit Organizations - Nonprofit Organizations The purpose of this research is to define nonprofit organizations, describe opportunities that are present in nonprofits, outline advantages and disadvantages of working in the nonprofit sector, and explain how you can determine if this is an area for you to consider as a career. WHAT IS THE NONPROFIT SECTOR. "Nonprofit" is a term that the I.R.S. uses to define tax-exempt organizations whose money or "profit" must be used solely to further their charitable or educational mission, rather than distribute profits to owners or shareholders as in the for-profit sector....   [tags: Nonprofits and Charities] 2412 words
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Small Business, Non-profit Organizations, and E-commerce - Small Business, Non-profit Organizations, and E-commerce Small business firms and non-profit organizations can seize the opportunities that the Internet offers. The number of Internet users worldwide exceeded 150 million in 1999, and this number is expected to quadruple in a few years. These users are a vast market for organizations offering products or services on web sites. Firms such as Amazon.com and eBay have exploited this market, growing from nothing to giants in less than a decade. Naturally, many small firms want to get in on the action by establishing their own web sites....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1579 words
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Comparing Leadership Styles in Not-for-profit and For-profit Organizations - Comparing Leadership Styles in Not-for-profit and For-profit Organizations Abstract Academic researchers have not found it important to attempt to complete studies based on leadership in non-profit organizations. A main problem that arises is that people tend to confuse the terms leadership and management with each other. Also leadership researchers tend to associate leadership in non-profit organizations with general research about leadership. These two problems result in a minimum amount of research done to support studies about leadership in non-profit organizations....   [tags: Compare Contrast Business Non Profit Organization] 1699 words
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Non-Profit Organization Analysis - There used to be a time when zoos used to be full of animals. A time when extinction was not a problem. That was the past. Today, zoos all around the world are missing many animals such as the African elephant or the dodo bird. All of these wonderful animals became extinct because we were careless enough to let them all die. World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is an organization that is trying to prevent extinction from happening. WWF is an environmental organization dedicated to “protecting the world’s wildlife and wetlands” ("World Wildlife Fund")....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Professional Organizations & Associations - In today’s society it is not always what you know, but who you know. It is never a bad idea to join a professional organization and or association. The key is to find the right one for you and your needs. According to ask.com, “A professional organization is formed to disseminate information and unite people who share the same occupation or common interests.” Professional Organizations can also be classified as any social arrangement that has the same aims, aspirations, and goals. A professional organization on the other hand, is usually a non-profit group that helps further awareness and goals of a specific profession according to dpi.state.nc.us....   [tags: Professional Organizations]
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Nonprofit Organizations - Nonprofit Organizations I. Introduction: Why do Nonprofit organizations exist and what do they do. II. Planning in Nonprofit organizations 1. The importance of planning 2. Steps in planning a. setting goals b. identifying the needs of those whom the goals will serve c. developing and defining specific role and mission of organization d. specific organizational objectives e. setting priorities f. measuring results III. Budgeting Nonprofit organizations 1. Importance of budgeting 2....   [tags: Papers Not for Profit Business Essays]
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Non-Profit Marketing Plan - I. Executive Summary Grief Counseling Center (GCC) is a non-profit organization established to provide counseling services for individuals who are suffering the loss of a family member. Services will be provided at a nominal fee. The Founder of GCC not only believes in the need for this service, but also is willing to devote his time and money to help those suffering from grief. Grief Counseling Center provides mental health services for a diversified clientele. Clientele ranges from young children to senor citizens and consist of various cultures and nationalities....   [tags: Business Marketing] 1792 words
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International Organizations - According to Pease (2012), an international organization are conceived as formal institutions whose members are states and these are divided into two sub-groups called intergovernmental organizations (IGO) and non-governmental organizations (NGO). An IGO consists of states that voluntarily join, contribute financially, and assist in the decision making process. All of their members’ resolves, structures, and administrative protocols are clearly outlined in the treaty or charter. An example of an IGO is the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)....   [tags: Foreign Relations] 1673 words
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Ten Guiding Principles for Organizations - Ten Guiding Principles Introduction Every organization’s success depends on the organization’s ethical behavior and accountability for its actions. Nonprofit organizations are no different. On the contrary these organizations have a greater difficult in succeeding. Each aspect of a nonprofit organization requires the time, energy, strength, passion and fortitude of simple individuals who have the vision and mission of the organization at hand. This essay will explain and use Florence Green’s ten guiding principles as indicated by Ronald Riggio and Sarah Orr, share a Guam nonprofit organization and how it measures up to the ten guiding principles....   [tags: Business Management]
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Business Planning in a Prowactive Way - WACT (We Are Changing Together) is a Non-Governmental Development Organization for Development (NGOD) whose core activities focus on supporting communities in what concerns health, education and economics, either in Portugal and São Tomé and Príncipe. Being a non-profit organization, it is an ongoing challenge how to finance the proposed actions since most of the financing comes from public and private partnerships. Aiming to turn WACT into a self-sustainable organization, it is mandatory to access the strategic capabilities of the NGO and find a way of getting financial returns through its own activities, apart from the funds already offered by other entities, such as Government funding and private philanthropy....   [tags: Non-Governmental Organizations, Development] 901 words
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Key Features of a Range of Commercial and Non-Commercial and Commercial Organizations - Key Features of a Range of Commercial and Non-Commercial and Commercial Organizations An evaluation of the key features of a range of commercial and non- commercial organisations to illustrate differences in their funding and their business objectives PRIVATE SECTOR (Commercial) Private sector are companies owned by a particular group of people they mainly not government companies, the owners are individuals and can range from small one-person businesses to large multinational corporations who they main mission of the organisation is to generate profit and providing excellent service to their customers....   [tags: Papers] 699 words
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Forms Of Industrial Organizations - Forms of Industrial Organizations Based on production and selling environment economists group industries into market structures. There are four basic market structures namely: (1) pure competition, (2) monopoly, (3) oligopoly, and (4) monopolistic. Differentiating factors of the four markets include, ease of entrance or exit, the number of firms within the industry, and availability of substitutions. It is not uncommon for a market to begin as one type of structure and evolve into another. The following paper will discuss the four different market structures as well as explain the life cycle and progression of the All-Optical Notebook Computer Industry Pure Competition Monopoly Oligopoly The third type of market structure available in today’s market industry is an Oligopoly....   [tags: Business Industry ] 906 words
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The Center for Constitutional Rights - There are many factors that are essential to the manifestation of a holocaust with prejudice being at the core of these contributing factors. If all prejudice was eliminated all cause for holocausts would be destroyed. Sadly it is impossible to eradicate prejudice because it is naturally fostered by human beings and their environment. Education and exposure to different minorities can help break down prejudice, but ultimately the only recourse to prevent future holocausts is to subdue human prejudice through the judicial system....   [tags: CCR Non Profit ] 1403 words
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How Accenture Assets Other Organizations to Achieve Their Aim - How Accenture Assets Other Organizations to Achieve Their Aim Accenture was established in 1989 mainly as a technology specialist and system join together; Accenture soon began offering a new type of business integration solution to clients, solutions that associated organisations, technologies, processes and people with their strategies. Accenture has expanded its offerings and capitalised on evolving management trends and technologies to benefit its clients Joe W. Forehand, a partner with 30 years of experience, was named CEO in November 1999 and chairman of Accenture’s board of directors in February 2001....   [tags: Papers] 3462 words
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Community Service - Community Service People complain everyday about the problems in this world. One of my complaints is about people who complain. I have a high respect for those who take actions to try to solve these problems. One major group which has to solve problems this is internationally recognized is Rotary International. Another group with similar goals is The Ruritan Foundation. Both of these groups have a website used by people all over the world to communicate information about their organization and how people can get involved....   [tags: Humanitarian Organizations Essays] 1591 words
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Theory of Constraints - Theory of Constraints The Theory of Constraints is an organizational change method that is focussed on profit improvement. The essential concept of TOC is that every organization must have at least one constraint. A constraint is any factor that limits the organization from getting more of whatever it strives for, which is usually profit. The Goal focuses on constraints as bottleneck processes in a job-shop manufacturing organization. However, many non-manufacturing constraints exist, such as market demand, or a sales department’s ability to translate market demand into orders....   [tags: Business Management Marketing Profit Essays]
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Starbucks: Transformed Organizations - Starbucks Coffee Corporation, based in Seattle, Washington, has been one of the nation's premier companies in the last two decades in terms of growth, both with physical locations and an ever-increasing customer base. In a country where specialty espresso-based beverages were once considered a niche market, Starbucks has experienced unparalleled growth, tapping into a customer base that was once thought absent in non-European nations. In fact, growth was so substantial that the company was opening an average of one new store a day; however, every company has peaks that are followed by a plateau of growth and income, or in Starbucks case, a massive loss....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy Management] 1349 words
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Organisations - Organisations Objective: To understand the basic concepts of organisational structure as they appear on/affect ICT systems. What is an organisation. An organisation is a collection of human and non human resources that are brought together in order to fulfill a designated purpose. 1. Supermarket 2. School 3. Shop 4. Large commercial enterprise 5. Small informally structured non commercial group – green peace In some cases the structures are clearly defined and inflexible, in others the structure is less formally defined....   [tags: Business and Management Studies] 911 words
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Profit vs. Non-Profit - Assignment #4 – Profit vs. Non-Profit The words for profit and non-profit companies run their companies for different motives and differentiate their websites respectively, but it is interesting to realize that the success that these respective company’s websites reflect glaring similarities. Walmart, a for profit company, boasts low prices, quality goods, convenient hours, and global shopping for millions of customers searching to fulfill several of their unlimited wants and needs. Their company website features an enormous shopping selection consisting of groceries, household products, toys, electronics, and promises that customers will be satisfied when they are finished shopping at Walmart....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1674 words
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Analysis of Websites for Profit and Non-Profit Companies - The websites for profit and non-profit companies run its companies for different motives and differentiate its websites respectively, yet they use similar strategies to persuade visitors to explore its websites. Walmart, a for profit company, boasts low prices, quality goods, convenient hours, and global shopping for millions of customers searching to fulfill several of their unlimited wants and needs. Walmart’s website creates excitement in its consumers by featuring images of Walmart’s affordable high quality products....   [tags: Business Analysis] 1541 words
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Exploring Non Governmetal Organisations - NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS Many roads may be signposted, ‘NGOs’but there is considerable confusion in both literature and among policy makers as to what we mean by NGO all inclusively (Munk1992).There is no one definition or typology of the term NGOs as many of these groups differ in their aims and missions. However there are common features that run through all the definitions and the United Nations in 1959 defined NGOs as, “any international organization which is not established by intergovernmental agreement.” (ECOSOC resolution 288[X], Article 71)....   [tags: government, healthcare] 904 words
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Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Developing Organizations - “Entrepreneurship is the process of creating or seizing an opportunity and pursuing it regardless of the resources currently controlled “(Bygrave 1989) The purpose of this paper is to identify the effects an intrapreneur might affect the development of an organisation and examine the affects which barriers might affect them in intrapreunship in an organisation. The areas what will be investigated and discussed will be • Corporate venturing • Intrapreneurs • Entrepreneurial management • Innovation Entrepreneurship is considered an individual or organisational level behavioural phenomenon, or a process of emergence (Gartner et al 1992)....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Developing Organizations, busine]
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Social Loafing In Organisations - Organizations in today’s society are adopting a team based structure in their approach to tackle company’s challenges, problems and issues. Team based success stories include Hallmark who had a 200% reduction in design time, which allowed for the introduction of 23,000 new card lines in a single year (Janasz, Dowd, Schneider, 2006). But in saying all this there is a factor which causes the positive effect of team work and team cohesiveness to be affected and that is social loafing. Social loafing is more likely to occur in large teams from 3 members onwards, and is where members in the team apply less effort than when working as an individual....   [tags: Team Performance ] 1631 words
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Divesity: An Integral Part of a Multinational Organization - Diversity has yet to be clearly defined, but it is an integral part of a multinational organization. In the high-paced world that is thriving today, a company must inhabit all areas of diversity from the people they employ to the way they communicate to further their growth over a diversity of lands. The multinational companies of the hotel industry are constantly competing with one another to develop innovative ideas that will uphold a diverse world. Many hotel corporations have just begun to develop a diversity team....   [tags: Diversity ]
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The Importance of Localism and Non-Profit College Radio - The Importance of Localism and Non-Profit College Radio “Radio is the salvation of the world…” Non-profit college radio is, by its nature, a medium dedicated to the local community and the public interest. The media landscape in the new millennium has brought about a homogenized world of radio. Large conglomerates like Clear Channel and Infinity Broadcasting own thousands of radio stations. Clear Channel designates one programming director for a particular format in an area, giving sometimes a hundred radio stations the same play list....   [tags: Radio University College Broadcasting Essays]
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Cost Volume Profit Analysis - Cost volume profit (CVP) analysis and costing for the 21st century has evolved into a very complex and difficult paradigm. Even the most gifted accountants find that grasping the entire concept of accounting for a corporation can be very mind-boggling and difficult. Yet, understanding such a fundamental principle can allow corporations to grow in ways that other, less educated, corporations can never dream to achieve and simultaneously understand the ‘bottom-line’. In this paper we will discuss value costing in the 21st century, other relevant costing methods, and the relevancy of CVP in today’s workplace....   [tags: Business Finance ]
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Applying for a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership - My purpose in applying for a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership is to advance my academic career through the qualities and the values of Jesuit teachings and to expand my ability to become an effective leader. As part of my personal goal, I would like to be a bridge for different organizations and to build a strong community that consists of people working together for a cause that will affect community in a positive way such as volunteering, social well being, political, and spreading compassion for others....   [tags: candidates, Masters, Organizational Leadership, ] 526 words
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The Study of Social Services Organizations - The study of social services organisations, their structure, strategy and the quality of services they provide is significant to outcomes for service users and to professional development. A sociological perspective defines an organisation as a “social unit” constructed to carry out a specific function in order to reach a specific goal (Fulcher and Scott, 2007). How the organisation reaches its goals is dependent entirely upon the type of membership, mechanisms and motivations behind the function....   [tags: social services organizations,]
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Ethnocentricity and Non-Aboriginal Australians - History has shown that Non-Aboriginal Australia most defiantly was ethnocentric in regards to Aboriginal people. Looking at the obviously poor and unjust treatment of Aboriginal people early in the countries history and whether or not attitudes and policies have really changed. There have been changes in public opinion and in political opinion with the acceptance and the welfare of aboriginal people over the past one hundred years but has there been enough change to say that there is no longer any ethnocentrism....   [tags: Non-Aboriginal, Australia, ]
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Virtual Organizations - Virtual Organizations (graphics not included) The virtual organization is a network of independent suppliers, customers, and even competitors, generally tied together by computer technology (Roger, 1991). They share skills, costs, and access to markets. It is tend to have flat structures in which information and decision making move horizontally (Judith R.G, 2002). Through the support of modern electronic system, it becomes possible to link people across formal organizational boundaries (Judith, 2002, quoted in S.G....   [tags: Organizational Structure] 1352 words
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Organization Structures - Organization Structures The mechanistic view of an organization began with the industrial revolution. The view is a reflection of society's radical change from a rural agricultural base to one more impersonally based on centralized urban industry employing great numbers of people. The first changes began in the late 1600's and early 1700's with rudimentary machines replacing manual labor or accomplishing things not previously possible because of size, weight, or sheer numbers. The greatest industrial growth was during the 1800's period, which was exponential at its end and the outset of our century....   [tags: Organizations Mechanistic Organic] 1477 words
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The Range of Commercial and Non-Commercial Organisations in Travel and Tourism - The Range of Commercial and Non-Commercial Organisations in Travel and Tourism 1. The Public Sector All these organisations are connected to either the National Government, which is departments or ministries, or to local Government. Organization Chart This chart shows the range of commercial and non commercial organisations involved in Travel and Tourism. Government Organisations The role of the DCMS · The government organisation, the DCMS ( The Department for Culture Media and Sport....   [tags: Papers] 1915 words
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Religion and Poverty: Faith-Based Organizations - To get a clear understanding of the contributions by faith-based social services and where they stand, it is important to first define a faith-based organization and explore the theories from which they derive. Staff of these organizations may most often share the same faith and provide service in accord with their beliefs. “For some faith-based organizations, faith is manifest in the act of service itself, conspicuous in the compassion inherent in the way work is performed. For others there are programmatic elements which may include prayer, the teaching of religious values, studying religious texts, and worship....   [tags: Religion, Poverty, Faith-based organizations,]
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Minimum Profit Possible Made on Drinks in Different Climates - Minimum Profit Possible Made on Drinks in Different Climates Create the minimum profit possible using the predicted amount of how many hot and cold drink would be sold in different weather climates and the price limits for the two drinks as provided in the ICT booklet. Evaluation Task 5 ================= Holly Grove High School Price Pledge Model ------------------------------------------ For this task, I needed to (as stated in the ICT booklet) create the minimum profit possible using the predicted amount of how many hot and cold drink would be sold in different weather climates and the price limits for the two drinks as provided in the ICT booklet....   [tags: Profit Consumerism Sales Essays] 822 words
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Effectiveness of Non-Executive Directors - The effectiveness of non-executive directors is becoming to be seen as critical for the contribution to the effectiveness of corporate governance in providing investor protection. Relevant situational and sectoral experience enhances the effectiveness of non-executive directors. Jebb (1998) cited in Ahwireng-Obeng, Mariano and Viedge (2005) suggests that it is a better strategy to hire non-executive directors who have experience in similar as well as other sectors and situations that the company is likely to face than search for a particular expertise in a director....   [tags: Senior Management, Non-Executive Directors] 1025 words
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National Organization for Women - National Organization for Women The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest feminist activists’ interest group of United States that seeks to protect the individual rights of women. The influential success of NOW can be understood through following factors. Its’ concrete background; nearly half century worth of history as foundation; well structured organization; membership incentives; the function and approach of NOW/PAC and NEP; up to date Statement of Purpose; high priority to key issues that benefits society as a whole; and lastly the services that NOW provides on the global scale....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Scientology: Spirituality For Profit - Scientology, like many New Religious Movements, often faces questions of legitimacy. It seems that any modern spiritual movement is viewed with a certain sense of mistrust by the general public, something that older, more "established" religions automatically avoid. While even religions such as Christianity and Judaism have within their teachings prophecies of saviors still to come, the idea that any kind of modern-day holy figure could actually exist in Western society is met with incredulity from non-believers and the faithful alike....   [tags: Religion Dianetics Scientology] 869 words
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Diversity In Today's Organizations - With today's workforce becoming increasingly diverse and organizations doing more to maximize the benefits of the differences in employees, organizations are relying on managers to get the people who get the job done. People have always been the central to organizations, but there strategic importance is growing in today's knowledge-based business world. An organization's success increasingly depends on the knowledge, skills, and abilities of its employees excluding there gender, age, ethnicity, and the differences in skill and abilities....   [tags: Organizations Diversity Business] 1132 words
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High Performance Work Organizations - High Performance Work Organizations Since the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) issued its report in 1991, organizations have been urged to become "high performance workplaces" and vocational educators are considering how best to prepare workers for them. What are high performance work organizations (HPWOs). Do they exist. Are they really the wave of the future and the best hope for organizational survival into the next century. The myths and realities of HPWOs are explored in this publication....   [tags: High Performance Work Organizations Essays]
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Books for Africa - Books for Africa has kept over 28 million books out of landfills.(“Got books”page 1) Books for Africa is a organization that sends books to less fortunate children in Africa. Books for Africa is working hard to improve literacy rates in Africa. Books for Africa is a non-charitable organization that sends books to less fortunate kids in Africa. The organization is 100 percent volunteers dedicated to raising money to buy books. I'm sure you are wondering about sending books to Africa. The African literacy rate is very low and sending books to Africa helps the children in Africa learn how to read and write....   [tags: Non-Charitable Organization] 1531 words
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Nonprofit and For-Profit Hospitals - Describe the differences between nonprofit and for-profit hospitals. William & Torres provided a table to reflect hospitals ownership, and noted that some hospitals, while owned by one type of entity, may be operating under a contract by another entity, such as a hospital management company (Williams & Torrens, page 185). Some of the largest groups of hospitals in the nation are nonprofit community hospitals (Williams & Torrens, page 185). Nonprofit entities, including hospitals, function under special provisions of corporation law in each state, and under federal and state tax provisions that recognize their community service function (Williams & Torrens, page 185)....   [tags: Health Care, Long Term Care Policy] 917 words
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Teawork in Organizations - Introduction The shift that has taken place today in the workplace in any organization has important implications for the skills that will be critical to the success of an individual in an organization. This shift involves increasing the emphasis on the group or team. Many factors are driving this shift. Technology is a primary force as tasks have grown too complex for individuals to tackle alone. In addition, competitive forces have led many organizations to flatten the organization by reducing the numbers of levels of middle managers....   [tags: Organization Management Group] 1931 words
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Binge Eating in Non-Western Cultures - Literature regarding eating disorders in non-Western cultures in general is scarce. Very few studies address disordered eating in cultures outside of the Western and Westernized world. This could be because of the perceived lack of eating disorders in non-industrialized countries or even because there is an overwhelming amount of concern over eating disorders in Western society. However, there have been several studies done on binge eating and dietary restraint in non-western citizens and in non-Caucasian women in the United States....   [tags: binge eating, eating disorders, non-western, cultu] 1032 words
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Four Perspectives on Organizations - Four Perspectives on Organizations This note describes four images or metaphors on organizations that furnish distinctive lens or paradigms for thinking about behavior in organizations, understandings its causes, and developing programs for change. Note that each image or metaphor draws attention to a limited set of organizational properties and characteristics as critical for understanding, but pays scant attention to a host of other aspects that fall outside its purview. Thus, they concentrate attention and interest, but in a highly simplistic ways that obscures the richness of organizational phenomena....   [tags: Organizational Behavior Culture] 1260 words
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Organizations and Change - Organizations experience two kinds of change: unplanned, or crescive change, and planned, or deliberate change. (Stojkovic et al., 2008) This essay will focus on the fundamental elements of planned organizational change. We will provide an example of how a police agency undergoing deliberate change could follow these steps. Planned change involves 5 general steps: planning, identification of problems, forecasting, and generating appropriate alternative solutions to problems. The final stage is choosing the appropriate solution and embarking upon the implementation process....   [tags: Business Analysis, Unplanned or Crescive Change] 1323 words
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