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Design Trends In Architecture - Design Trends In Architecture The more things change, the more they stay the same. While art has always been an ever changing form, it has deep roots in traditionalism; whether an artist or designer looks at the art that came before him and is inspired to follow that form, is inspired to do something completely opposite, or sees the flaws which, if corrected, could make that work of art perfect, he is ultimately quite influenced by what came before him. Nowhere is this more evident than in the design styles found not only in art, but in architecture and interior design....   [tags: essays papers]
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History of Fashion Trends - Malcolm Barnard says in his book Fashion as Communication, "Fashion and clothing have always been explained as forms of communication" (39). American teenagers use fashion to communicate their feelings and beliefs. Throughout most decades teen fashion has proven to be a way of rebelling out how they feel and think about certain situations. They used fashion as a way of social contact with reference to scrutiny for all sorts of people. Fashion is a communication to use to convey with the world what their personality really says....   [tags: Clothing Clothes]
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Organizational Ethical Behavior Trends - Organizational Ethical Behavior Trends Value motivated ethical leadership is needed today. The world has such a diverse work force today, and managers must develop and empower workers to achieve organizational goals. One develops his or her ethics from his or her culture, ethnic background, and religious beliefs. This paper discusses the importance of ethics and technology in the managerial decision making process and work related stress. The influence of ethics on decision making Ethics is about making choices with integrity....   [tags: Business Ethics] 1847 words
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Organizational Trends - Organizational Trends Organizational Trends According to Organizational Behavior (OB, 2005), decision making is defined as the process of choosing a course of action for dealing with a problem or opportunity. There are several steps that occur in the decision making process. First, one must recognize and define the problem or opportunity. Second, one must identify and analyze alternative courses of action and estimate their effects. Third, choose a preferred course of action. Fourth, implement the preferred course of action....   [tags: Organizational Behavior] 1075 words
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Behavior Trends - Behavior Trends Abstract The organizational environment has a powerful influence on employee behavior. Many of our responses are automatic: we drive with effortless attention to the road and lights; we take notes in class without thinking about how to write. In the long term the frequency of these behaviors may depend on the consequences (the payoffs for driving or writing), but at any one moment it is primarily the stimuli in the environment that control our behavior. This paper will focus on how the following two trends influence the employee behavior in the workplace: 1) the influence of ethics on decision-making 2) the impact of technology on work-related stress....   [tags: Business Management Studies Essays]
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market trends - GDP and Market Trends The current prospects of the gross domestic product are encouraging. GDP is on the rise at a staggering rate. As stated by the commerce department “economic growth surged in the first quarter at its fastest pace in more then two years.” GDP has been on a comeback with a vengeance, coming in at a 5.8 annual percent a full point higher then expected economic analyst are enthusiastic of the rest of the year. Corporate America is also enjoying the boost in the economy with 86% of the S&P 500 companies coming in even or above wall streets forecast for the first quarter....   [tags: essays research papers] 1112 words
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Future Trends - Future Trends One day in the not-too-distant future, we will be living in an automated world that will make human life simpler. The Next-Generation home will be equipped in such a way that almost anything from lights to appliances will be control by telephone, infrared, voice, and remotely. The Next-Generation home will be wired to handle these simple tasks as well as controlling the thermostat on the heating/air system. Just by picking up a phone, you will be able to turn the exterior and interior lights on and off, operate the motorized blinds, lock and unlock the front door, and open and close the garage door....   [tags: Technology Innovation] 840 words
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Teen Marketing Trends - The paradox of "cool hunting" is that it kills what it finds. In America, as well as across the globe, trends are consistently changing and the trend spotters are trying to keep up with the ever changing ideas of today’s teenagers. Every big-city scene-kid or bored teenager in the suburbs stays connected to the moment's hot clubs, restaurants, hobbies and clothing. Trend Spotters travel the world, watch people shop, eat, and mingle, videotape and photograph them, study census data, examine online journals, chat online with tens of thousands of potential customers, and devour every slice of pop culture in order to keep up with the trends....   [tags: Marketing to Teens] 864 words
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Organizational Behavior Trends - Organizational Behavior Trends Outline: 1.     Definition of OB and related terminologies. 2.     Role of decision making in OB environments. 3.     Conflicts involved in decision making processes in organizations. 4.     Rifts between managerial level staff and operations level workforce. 5.     Stakeholders in decision making in a corporate hierarchy. 6.     Self-inflicted ethical dilemmas and differences, causes for it. 7.     Values and goals affecting causing ethical dilemmas in OB 8.     Globalization and its strategic alliances....   [tags: Human Resources]
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A Comparison of Social Trends of the 1950s and 1990s - We Americans have a fondness of looking back to certain times with bouts of nostalgia, clutching closely the burred images of better off and more secure conditions. We seek to revive those past years, hoping to cure all of our current societal ills. Why cannot we bring them back. The economy was good, and the family was happy, we say. We see 1950s in the United States as the golden era for the American people, and likewise, the late 1990s was considered as a prosperous time....   [tags: Compare Contrast Essays] 1482 words
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Organizational Behavior Trends - Organizational Behavior Trends Abstract This group and team paper contains the essentials for the establishment of a high-performance team. First, the foundation of this paper consists of the explanation on how to become a high-performance team. Second, the definition and the impact of demographic characteristics and cultural diversity on group behavior are implemented in the paper. Description of how the affects of demographic characteristics and cultural diversity can enhance or divert high-performance....   [tags: Organization Team Work Leadership] 1021 words
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The Impact of Heroin Prices on Robbery Trends - The Impact of Heroin Prices on Robbery Trends Introduction In Australia, as in other western countries, illicit drug users often resort to crime in order to fund their habit. Heroin dependence has been a major factor in the escalation of robbery over the past four decades and there is a strong link between the rising price of heroin and increase in property crime[1]. Research has revealed that drug treatment, such as methadone clinics, has proved effective in decreasing the robbery rate; however there is a lack of literature on whether a decrease in the price of heroin would cause this decline....   [tags: Papers] 2196 words
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Textile Industry Trends in the Global Economy - Textile Industry Trends in the Global Economy I. Executive Summary The objective of this paper is to examine how the development of a textile industry contributes to economic growth in the global economy. Because textile manufacturing is a labor-intensive industry, developing countries are able to utilize their labor surplus to enter the market and begin the process of building an industrial economy. Emerging economies then look outward to develop an export strategy based on their comparative advantage in labor costs....   [tags: Economics Technological Essays]
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Trends And Issues Related To Technology Integration - Trends And Issues Related To Technology Integration The use of computers in school classrooms has evolved throughout the years, and has become revolutionary in changing the way we teach and learn. Our classrooms should no longer be confined to four walls and a few teachers who are considered to be experts in knowledge. Our classrooms need to keep up with a changing society and a new world that is dependent on technology. As students graduate, they need the technological skills needed to thrive in a world in which technology sets the pace....   [tags: science] 2746 words
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Historical Trends at American Colleges and Universities - Historical Trends at American Colleges and Universities The colonial colleges were among the first colleges created and were established under religious auspices. It was believed that an educated ministry was needed to establish Christianity in the New World. Harvard College was established in 1636, followed by Yale, William and Mary, Princeton and King ‘s College later to be called Columbia University and there were also others. The general colonial college curriculum included Latin, Greek, Hebrew, rhetoric, and logic....   [tags: essays research papers] 1514 words
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U.s. And Swedish Trends In Tax Reform - U.S. and Swedish Trends in Tax Reform Tax reform has become a major governmental policy issue in the United States as well as in the rest of the world. Countries are attempting to balance both economic efficiency and provide equity in taxation. Governments are looking to rewrite tax codes to minimize their impact on economic growth. Specifically, governments throughout the world are attempting to preserve incentives built into taxation to maximize economic efficiency. At the same time, these governments are trying to cope with the growth in social welfare programs throughout the past three decades....   [tags: essays research papers] 1029 words
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Baseball Park Construction Trends in the 1990s - Baseball Park Construction Trends in the 1990s The current trend in baseball park construction is a retro design, reminiscent of the early years, combined with modern technology. This trend, dubbed “The Construction Era” by Frank Deford of Sports Illustrated, is prominent in three new American League parks: Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Jacobs Field, and The Ballpark at Arlington. The current idea for ballpark construction is to locate the retro style parks in the heart of urban areas. The whole movement was initiated by the construction of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and it’s radical new design concept....   [tags: Papers] 1404 words
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Globalization Trends in Russian Landscape Architecture - Globalization is understood today as an "international process of global scale related to investments in financial markets which were determinate by technical modernisation" (Smirnov, 2002). Some authors also distinguish three related aspects of globalisation: economic, cultural and political (Short and Kim, 1999). The use of the term “globalisation” in Russia started in the early 1990s after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The most commonly asked question in recent Russian sociological literature: is globalisation a phenomenon of only the 20th and 21st centuries or were there globalisation processes in the history of culture....   [tags: Globalisation Essays] 1890 words
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Automotive and Truck Division Market Trends - Market trends that Eaton Corporation will be faced with will be reviewed and analyzed. Eaton Corporation is divided into Electrical, Truck, Automotive, and Fluid Power. I will focus on the automotive and truck division throughout this paper. Impacts of market structure, technology, prices, competitors, cost structure, benefits and price elasticity are some of the topics that will be discussed throughout the paper. The automotive division of Eaton Corporation is an OEM manufacturer for air, transmission and fuel management controls, automotive fluid connectors, engine air management systems, cylinder head modules, engine valves, lifters, limited-slip and locking differentials; clutches and b...   [tags: Market Business Analysis] 1492 words
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Do Trends Ever Really Die - Bell Bottoms, beads, polyester, and bandannas - items that defined the seventies, and the nineties. Throughout time cultures have copied the earlier generations trends. Big Band music and swing music both originated in the nineteen twenties, but once again became popular in the nineties. A fashion trend that is dying out very quickly is the wearing of baggy pants. They are pants that seem to fit in the waist, but then drastically get larger. The pants will become obsolete in 2 years, but only to be reborn some twenty years later....   [tags: essays research papers] 500 words
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E-Commerce Trends: Viral Marketing - E-Commerce Trends: Viral Marketing For years businesses have understood the power of word-of-mouth advertising; both positive and negative. Enough negative comments spread by unhappy customers can have a devastating impact, and it is obviously desirable to have people spreading the word about the positive attributes of a business's product or service. Yet until recently, although companies certainly have paid attention to popular buzz, marketing campaigns have not been planned based mostly, or entirely, on getting people to "spread the word." E-commerce has changed this....   [tags: Papers] 617 words
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Traveling Around the Fashion Trends of Women: 20th - 21st Century - The word fashion trends mean a change of clothing style. The first fashion capital of the world was Paris, France. The ‘Belle Epoque’ was the very first fashion trend. In the early 20th century, women had a conservative figure to concentrate on their body figure. A new style was born in the roaring 20’s, was brought the beginning of modern fashion. The roaring 20’s was known for the flapper skirts, gathered skirts, pleated skirts, higher hemlines, and low-cut necklines. The era of the Great Depression became known for its sophisticated Garbo look, where nylon stockings became trendy....   [tags: Fashion ]
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Keeping Up Appearances: A Look at How Fashion Trends Negatively Influence Consumers - “Keeping up Appearances: A Look at How Fashion Trends Negatively Influence Consumers” Mokokoma Mokhanona, a sociologist and an activist, once stated, “Expensive clothing is a poor man’s attempt to appear prosperous” (GoodReads.com). Many people today, dress to impress. Following trends and copying other people’s style of dress has become an open window for many people to feel excepted and important. The problem is that these people, aspiring to be important to others, are hurting themselves by trying to impress others....   [tags: sociological analysis]
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18th Century Fashion and It’s Influence on 21st Century Trends - Have you ever noticed how fashion is constantly repeating itself. There are several trends that have come, gone, and come again. A few examples are bell bottoms, skinny jeans, leg warmers, and flannel shirts. But how far back do the repeating trends go. Styles from the 20th century repeat but some trends and styles you see today go back much further than that. Although 18th century clothing was a lot more elaborate then todays you can see its influence in fashion today. Although there are several examples of this two that will be discussed are the corset and the mens suit....   [tags: Fashion ]
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Research on Use of Online, Internet, and Email Service - Overview of this Study In this study, I propose an exogenous causal model and the intervening concepts in the prediction of factors that influence utilization of internet. A majority of these intervening factors are drawn from available literature. Nonetheless, most of these intervening variables are rarely addressed together. Researchers consider a handful of these variables. This research considers the contribution of these variables to the utilization of Internet. Data for analysis in this research is drawn from Office for National Statistics (ONS) under the Opinions (Omnibus) Survey....   [tags: Social Trends, Independent Variable]
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The Past, Present, and Future of Website Designers and Developers - ... (ETC, 2013) Unfortunately websites are very hard for the user to view and navigate through websites not designed for a small screen used on cell phones. This was the new challenge for web designers to solve and with the growth of popularity of mobile usage the web designers needed to make websites for both personal computers and mobile devices. Now often if the user visit a website using a mobile device they will be asked if they want to go to the “mobile site” which are specifically designed for a better user interface and design for the mobile device....   [tags: expectations, trends, evolved, history]
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Forecasting Financial Markets to Bring Fortune - ... Technical analysis can be done for stocks, futures and commodities, fixed-income securities, forex, etc. A chartist analyzes price charts only, while the technical analyst studies technical indicators derived from price and volume changes. Technical analysts examine the price and volume action of the financial markets instead of the fundamental factors. The technical analyst follows the efficient market hypothesis which states that all the relevant market information is reflected in the price with the exception of shocking news such as natural disasters or acts of God....   [tags: analysis, trends, profit] 807 words
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Advertising: Friend or Foe to Female Body Image? - The term advertising can evoke many images: skinny women, designer fashions, the latest makeup trends, and new diet pills, to name a few. During any viewings of advertisements, one gender group is constantly targeted by commercials, billboards, magazine articles, and movie through the thorough indoctrination of societal views of unfavorable body image. These advertisements can potentially trigger extreme thoughts of depression, persistent anxiety and low self-esteem that eventually cause mental health issues....   [tags: fashion, makeup trends, gender]
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African American Males are Following Trends of White Liberals that Disregard their Traditional Values - ... In order to dismiss the inaccuracy of the way colored males are viewed, the media must expand and show more educated African Americans men portrayed in movies, television and other broadcasts. Media outlets only show the public the final product: hidden information, such as Dave Chappelle’s story, is not considered when the public is viewing colored males acting the role of a female. African Americans may not also feel as powerful to have an opinion and speak up in a workplace where they are the minorities because their lack of support from the society as a whole....   [tags: attaire, stereotypical, media] 1810 words
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The Irish Potato Famine and the Population and Social Trends through 1700-1850 - The Great Irish Potato Famine was during a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration through 1845-1850. According to the journal, “The Context of Migration: The Example of Ireland in the Nineteenth Century” by James H. Johnson, this caused the population of Ireland to decrease 20-25% and it did not stabilize again until the 1930’s. Although there was a potato crop failure in Europe in the 1840’s, one third of the Irish population was dependent on this crop. This was inevitable due to the sole dependency of the Irish people on home-grown potatoes and the population almost doubling from 1800 - 1840....   [tags: Irish History ]
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Growing Globalization and Market Trends Have Resulted in More Opportunities for Criminality - ... This gives them the ability to be active and tackle major spheres of their life. (Gilbert, 2002) They are given the potential that never existed before as a result globalization of deviance and criminality arises to a great extent. The outcome of the advance knowledge can be contradicting opinions, opposition to higher forces, and there can also be increased war and conflicts between countries. Socially it can result in increased drug-addiction, suicide and other personal related crimes. Individual are not only able to gather knowledge that can be used in criminal activity but globalization also result in threats to the stored information....   [tags: the world has become a smaller place]
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Introducing Current Philosophical Trends in Higher Education Student Affairs - Patton and Harper (2009) ask why student affairs must always be either theoretical or practical in nature. Why must administrators always have to pick and choose between practice and theory. With such a vast array of theories to contemplate regarding student affairs in higher education, it is difficult to decipher whether to choose between theory and practice. When a specific theory is over-utilized more than others, tensions build and concerns go unresolved to merely build more issues (Manning, Kinzie, & Schuh, 2013)....   [tags: diversity, first-generation students, gender]
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics: Coffee Prices - The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), strives to provide interested parties with clear and precise information regarding the US economy through the measurement of working conditions, activities in the labor market and changes in the prices of goods and services. As such, the people it intends to serve is the vast American republic and those specifically interested in learning about emerging issues and trends of the economy. Since the agency receives authority from the federal government, it is therefore safe to say that it works for the American people because, after all, it is the American people who fund the government through taxes....   [tags: commodities, economic trends]
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Pros and Cons of Globalization for Suppliers and Businesses - ... Moreover it could also avoid the use of an office, because workers could telecommute from home. This can also decrease the time in which a task can be completed by videoconference between different branches and the use of software’s. In addition technology not only saves money but also can save time. What some decades ago could only be done by humans, nowadays can be performed by machines and computers in less time and more efficiently. But technology also has drawbacks. If a company were based on software, for example an e-commerce, it would add extra expenses to the firm that would have to keep up with industry trends by continuously actualizing the software....   [tags: keeping pace with economic trends] 541 words
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The Changing Depictions of Cleopatra's Legacy - Changing social habits of a contemporary society have seen Cleopatra depicted in many different ways. Whilst few artefacts remain of the true image of Cleopatra, we see from her portrait on the coins (Fear, 2008, p, 21 Fig 1.4) that despite being no legendary beauty, she had the power to captivate two of the greatest Romans of her time. Cleopatra consummated her union with Julius Caesar, which strengthened her grip on the throne, following his assassination; she formed alliance with Mark Antony, in opposition to Octavian, a coalition that would lead to her downfall as both Antony and Cleopatra’s combined forces would be defeated against Octavian in the battle of Actium in 31 BCE....   [tags: society, trends, powerful] 549 words
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Obesity as a Social Issue Through the Advancement of Technology - The prevailing conception of obesity is one that holds the individual, and by extent their personal experiences and actions, accountable for their current state. However, this perspective is full of ideology and cultural beliefs, thus, we fail to recognise obesity as a social construct. Alterations in personal milieu can be said to be a product of cultural transformation and the entwinement of institutions. Therefore, to distinguish obesity as a social issue rather than a personal trouble, it is important to identify cultural trends, and the political and economic institutions that transcend the individual....   [tags: australia, obesity, cultural trends]
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A Fight Aganist Public Schools Strict Dress Codes - ... Unfortunately, one of Elizabeth Forward’s more strict policies prohibits students from wearing tank tops; students must wear some type of sweater that covers their shoulders if they desire to wear a tank top to school. Over the years there has been confusion over what violates the dress code – some teachers would say that students could wear a tank top if the he or she could fit three fingers in the width of the strap, while other teachers would say that any type of tank top, regardless of the width of the strap, was prohibited....   [tags: uniforms, temperature, trends, hypocrisy] 920 words
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The Industrial North and Agricultural South - The old myth was that the North and South regions of the United States were colonized by two separate groups of migrants. Although this myth is false, one can understand why the northerners and southerners thought they were colonized by distinct groups. No two regions in United States history were more different than the North and the South, which enhances the idea that the Civil War was a long time coming. Although their different lifestyles, in and of themselves, differentiated the North and South, their respective lifestyles also caused their respective economies to flourish in completely different ways....   [tags: Trends, Issues, US Economy] 971 words
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A Career as a Fire Fighter - My Career The career field I chose is to be a firefighter. The reason why I want to be a firefighter is because they help people and prevent fires from spreading. I’ve always wanted to help people everywhere, because I don’t like it whenever if there is an accident and some people died and lost their loved ones, people talking crap about them and just talking and pointing the cameras in their face watching them cry. I want to help people and make a difference and help protect people’s life, and be someone people recognize when I walk by them....   [tags: trends, emergency situations] 918 words
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LGBT Rights on Wall Street - Two important trends facing Wall Street are its expansion of LGBT employee rights over the past decade and its entrance into non-traditional banking centers. These trends are interrelated and deeply affect the LGBT community. As Wall Street has greatly improved its treatment of LGBT employees, it has an opportunity to share this accepting attitude as it expands into new markets. The 1980s were notorious for rampant homophobia on Wall Street, where traders routinely screamed “faggot” on the trading floor and a closeted culture prevailed throughout firms....   [tags: Wall Street, Employee, Trends] 879 words
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The Energy Landscape in 2020 - Introduction By 2020, the world will most likely face three vital trends that could impact on the way we generate and consume energy. The most significant trend will probably be the increasing environmental concerns across the world that forces the government to reduce their reliance on oil to generate energy. This is followed by the increasing hunger for energy from more developing or even undeveloped nations. Furthermore, the current renewable technology may also be improved and expanding at an exponential rate across the globe by 2020, making more renewable energy such as solar and nuclear energy replacing energy generated from oil....   [tags: mega trends, Singapore, challenges]
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The Notion of Domestication - In order to understand media we must see it as a persistent, permeating, and pervading concept and institution which allows technologies to become part of everyday life, with the notion of Domestication (Silverstone et al. 1992) as a quintessential example of the trends of media following a sequential development towards modernity. Domestication of media is an ongoing process, which seeks to redefine the demarcation between man and technology, encompassing notions of consumption, recontextualisation of the private and public spheres, moral economy, and a new dimension to the multifaceted nature of communication....   [tags: Trends of Media, Development, Modernity]
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The Most Ridiculous Fashion - The most ludicrous fashions. By MAJ. Basim Mohamed Hamed. You are not stylish. You aren’t elegant. You’re not good-looking. These are my comments to anyone who follows the most ridiculous fashion trends in the 2000s. I urge all the people who believe that they are svelte by wearing Low rise jeans, Juicy tracksuits, Crocs, Ugg boots, and Tights or Leggings as pants to come around and think again about all of these absurd designs. Now you are young, try to think about these designs when you become old....   [tags: Trends, Fashion Advice]
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Biostatistics for Public Health - ... Relative risk is the ratio of the probability of a health event in the exposed group to the probability of the event in the non-exposed group. It is be used to figure out how a factor relates to the health problem. Generally, if the ratio of relative risk is greater than 1, then we could say the likelihood for the exposed group suffering the health problem is higher than the non-exposed group and suggest the suspected risk factor is related to the health problem. While, the bigger the ratio, the more relevant between the risk factor and the health problem....   [tags: profession, experiments, event, trends] 1332 words
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Fashion´s Effect on Society - ... When I looked at myself through the mirror, I thought I’m a nocturnal model, a special person because I wore the newest trend and expensive clothing. Unsurprisingly, this is a fact for most of us, although some people will disagree with me on this concept. Our society loves to shop, even though they don’t have enough money to buy whatever they wanted; they would still spend cash on clothing like a remedy to their addiction. In short, people believe that fashion is art, it delivers a theme and represents what we wish to be, our own identity....   [tags: style, clothings, trends, popular] 1362 words
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Quantitative versus Qualitative Research - Quantitative and qualitative research are two methods to gather and synthesize data. When discussing these two research methods, one might ask what are the differences. If so, this paper answers the questions surrounding the differences including what the research involves. The purpose of the research can dictate which method would be the most beneficial. Qualitative research is open-ended whereas; quantitative research is more structured. The purpose of this paper is to describe the characteristics of quantitative and qualitative research and the application within an article....   [tags: trends, frequency, data]
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Sustainability of Metallic Mining - Introduction Metallic mining is a vital part of today’s civilization, where so many components of our everyday life put high demands on the natural resources. At current demand and consumption rates the sustainability of metallic minerals is unknown. The article “Assessing the long run availability of copper” and its response “On the sustainability of metal supplies” gives insight to matters that we as a society will be facing in the near future. Summary Paper 1 Tilton and Lagos make note that an increase in population at the current demand will inevitably lead to scarcity....   [tags: trends, limitations, scarcity]
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Foreign Direct Investment: Evolutions and Trends in Developing Nations - The world economy has evolved over the past few decades in an extreme fashion, regarding investment in particular and the way globalized enterprises are now investing in the developing world to increase their production, assets, and interconnected market networks (Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries, Finance and Development/March 1999). As a result of the changing trends of Foreign Direct Investment, developing countries have either benefited from them or stood behind others without any progress....   [tags: Management] 1111 words
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Work Trends - Contractors, Temporary Workers, Annualised Hours - Work Trends - Contractors, Temporary Workers, Annualised Hours Changing working environments Trends · Use of contractors · More temporary workers · Annualised hours · More part-time working · Self-employment · Hiring consultants Employers Advantages Disadvantages 1. Less cost less employment costs helping the business compete 2. Hiring consultants bring experts into the business 3. business can cope with sudden and unexpected changes in sale 4. Less hiring costs 5. Les costs. Flexible workforce can reduce employment costs, helping a business to compete more effectively with other businesses 6....   [tags: Business Management Studies] 342 words
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Trends In Copyright Infringement: A Review of Two Predictive Articles - Trends In Copyright Infringement: A Review of Two Predictive Articles       Abstract: In 1995 Lance Rose and Esther Dyson wrote articles in Wired Magazine expressing polarized views on the future of copyright law and copyright infringement.  This essay reviews those articles, analyzes each article's accuracy as defined by current trends years later.               Over the past decade the societal view of creative society has greatly changed due to advances in computer technology and the Internet.  In 1995, aware of the beginning of this change, two authors wrote articles in Wired Magazine expressing diametrically opposed views on how this technological change would take form, and how it...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Key Industry Trends regarding H & R Block - Key Industry Trends Economics Many factors of the economy help to indicate certain trends in the tax industry. The Gross Domestic Product has been calculated at an increase of 3.9% the first quarter of 2004. Consumer spending has also increased .4% from the last year. Both of these statistics may indicate an upward trend in the nation’s economy. A consumer may have more disposable income therefore, they may be more apt to spend their extra money on a tax preparation service. This would reveal a positive effect for H&R Block....   [tags: essays research papers] 882 words
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