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Thoughts on the Color, Blue

- Thoughts on the Color, Blue During the time when polytheistic religions were widely practiced in Europe, colors represented ideas associated with the paranormal and the spiritual. In many cases, the color blue represented safety and protection. It was believed that if someone wore or carried something blue, the bearer would be protected from evil spirits. Over time, as patriarchal societies formed, the welfare of the male child took priority over the welfare of the female child. Since male children were more important, parents surrounded their sons with blue objects....   [tags: Exploratory Papers]

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The Blue Jean as Cultural Metaophor

- The Blue Jean as Cultural Metaophor It may seem odd to consider items of clothing critical components of ‘popular culture’. Contemporary clothing is a key element in the construction of personal identity; it is used to denote an individual ‘style’ and a personality unique to its wearer. Yet from the corset to miniskirt, such items serve not only as practical coverings, but also as indicators for the current values and belief systems of a society. Thus I wish to examine what has become a most popular article of clothing – the ‘blue jean’1 [1] - in an attempt to unearth some of the socio-cultural phenomenon that is ‘popular culture’....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Figure of the Detective in Almost Blue

- Analyse the figure of the detective in Almost Blue The figure of the detective in 'Almost Blue' is represented as a victim of the inescapable realm of sexuality. Grazia's female status is shown to domineer over her professional role, and for this reason, the prominence of her character becomes undermined. A greater understanding of this process of disintegration can be realised in the examination of the loss of Grazia's professional credibility while the influence of sexual desire can be witnessed in an analysis of her interactions with her male colleagues....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Blue People of Troublesome Creek

- The Blue people of Troublesome Creek, sounds like a title of fiction novel, but the Blue Fugates were no fictional characters, but they were real humans that lived not too far from where we are today. The Blue Fugates were a very close family live on the banks of eastern Kentucky's Troublesome Creek. Martin Fugate, a French orphan settled in Troublesome Creek and astonishingly Martin somehow managed to find a woman who carried the same, very rare disease. The disease, later discovered, was methemoglobinemia, a very rare heredity blood disorder caused by an inheritance of a gene as a simple recessive allele....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Steps for a Company to Open a Blue Ocean Market

- A market can be described as either a red ocean or a blue ocean depending on whether the industry of the market is in existence or not. To be specific, red oceans denote the already known market space where all the industries in it are existent. In the red oceans, boundary lines between industries are well-defined. Here, companies are endeavor to have a greater market share against their competitors. However, expected earnings and growth become low due to fierce competition as more and more market participants enter into the market....   [tags: business analysis, strategy]

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You Might Be A Redneck: The Inspiration of Blue Collar Comedy

- Jeff Foxworthy has amused the world for years with his standup comedy, infamous “You Might Be A Redneck” jokes, and well-known Redneck Dictionary. “He is the largest selling comedy-recording artist in history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and best selling author of 11 books” (“About Jeff“). However, this does not sum up his comical career at all. Not only is he extremely successful and talented, he has also helped and motivated many other comedians. Jeff Foxworthy is, by far, the most influential contributor to Blue Collar Comedy and has the greatest impact on the other comedians....   [tags: Entertainment ]

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Art and ?Blue?by Joni Mitchell

- Blue, songs are like tattoos You know I've been to sea before Crown and anchor me Or let me sail away Hey Blue, there is a song for you Ink on a pin Underneath the skin An empty space to fill in Well there're so many sinking now You've got to keep thinking You can make it through these waves Acid, booze, and ass Needles, guns, and grass Lots of laughs, lots of laughs Everybody's saying that hell's the hippest way to go Well I don't think so But I'm gonna take a look around it though Blue, I love you....   [tags: essays research papers]

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An Analysis of Deep Blue Sea

- An Analysis of Deep Blue Sea I am doing an essay on the opening sequence of the film Deep Blue Sea, I will be analyzing the way the director creates atmosphere and suspense. The film is about killer sharks and is in the same genre as Jaws. The opening scene starts of with four people on a boat, there is hardly any dialogue in this scene as the audience does not need to know who the characters are, as they are only there to introduce the shark and play no further part in the film....   [tags: Papers]

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ABCs of Black and Blue

- “The ABC’s of ‘Black and Blue’” “Black and Blue” was one of Armstrong’s greatest hits, it is hard to believe that a remade song could rank so high on his greatest. Armstrong had a unique way of taking a song that had already been published and making into his own work of art. “Black and Blue” is a song that can have a few different meanings depending on the way you look at it. “Black and Blue” can be described as abstract, bruised, and colorful. Armstrong was the greatest artist of his time and he shows us this in the ways he could take songs, manipulate them and make them his own....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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National Geographic Searches for Long Life in the Blue Zones

- ... If they had enough money, they would be able to get a bicycle but riding a bike is also exercise. They were able to get exercise without running on a treadmill or swimming in a pool. They have a plant based diet which means they get all the vitamins and nutrients they need to be healthy and live longer. Another Blue Zone is Sardinia, Italy. A Sardinian shepard can walk more than five miles each day tending to his animals. Such exercise improves mood and helps with muscle and bone metabolism....   [tags: exercise, metabolism, relationships]

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The Year Of The Blue Collar Guy By Steve Olson

- The “Year of the Blue-Collar guy”written by Steve Olson, is well written and an interesting essay. Steve Olson specializes mostly in science and math and has written many books and magazines in the past. Awards have been given to him for his outstanding work in 2003, 2004, and 2007. In this particular writing however, he provides multiple examples of rhetorical strategies that is used to help the reader get a better understanding of his point. Although this essay contains several rhetorical devices, there are some that protrude more than others....   [tags: Employment, Writing, Guy, The Reader]

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Argument of the Hume's Response to the Missing Shade of Blue

- In this essay, I will argue that Hume’s response to the “missing shade of blue” example is satisfactory. Firstly, I shall explain Hume’s account of the relationship between impressions and ideas and the copy principle. I shall then examine the “missing shade of blue” and its relation to this account. I shall then explore Hume’s response to his own counter-example and evaluate his position by considering possible objections and responses to his view. I shall then show why Hume’s response to the “missing shade of blue” example is satisfactory....   [tags: atomism, non-genetic thesis,copy principle]

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Lab Report On Using Red And Blue Litmus Paper

- Lab Report for Experiment #2 1. The labels have fallen off of three bottles thought to contain hydrochloric acid, or sodium chloride solution, or sodium hydroxide solution. Describe a simple experiment which would allow you to determine which bottle contains which solution. The simplest experiment for this type of situation would be to use red and blue litmus paper to distinguish between acids, bases and salts. Hydrochloric acid (HCl) makes blue litmus paper change color going from blue to red, making it an acid....   [tags: Sodium chloride, Chlorine, Sodium hydroxide]

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White Collar Crime And Blue Collar Crimes

- White-Collar Crime versus Blue-Collar Crime Many crimes can be categorized into two categories, White-collar and Blue-collar crimes. Is there really a big difference between these two categories, are they race, gender or social class specific. White-collar and blue-collar crimes both break the law but some are perceived more vicious than others but are punished with less time in jail. Some think that this has to do with who the majority of the people commit the crimes, where they live and how much money they have or make....   [tags: Crime, Theft, Prison, Criminology]

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The Big Blue Neon Light

- The Big Blue Neon Light Driving home from work on a damp summer night, as silence plagued the air the only thing I could feel was the warm breeze against my skin. There was complete darkness, however, in the distance the only thing visible was a bright blue neon light to my right. As my car accelerated faster than the speed of light, to me, what felt like two seconds, really five minutes had passed. As my car came to a halt, no sooner did I put my car in park when I realized I was in front of the blue neon light that I had seen from a distance....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Blue Collar Workers Vs. White Collar Workplace

- Mike Rose grew up in a middle-class, blue collar family. He was not the best student until he was pushed by a teacher during his primary schooling. In college he studied humanities and social/ psychological sciences. Later on, he attended graduate school to study education and cognitive psychology. Although he didn 't have the formal education he has now, Rose is able to analyze his memories of his mother and how she learned the same skills he studied in school, in her work place. Growing up in a blue-collar household, Rose is able to explain what its like to work in that field based off first hand observations....   [tags: Learning, Psychology, White-collar worker]

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The Importance of Informal Work Practices at Blue Collar Occupations

- Nowadays work became one of the defining characteristics of a person. Work might influence one’s perception of the world, health, social ties, and emotional state (Vallas, Finlay and Wharton 2009: 5-7). As a result, work is not only a means through which a person earns income, but also a mechanism of bringing a person into society. There are virtually thousand types of work such as teachers, plumbers, cashiers, scholars, engineers, doctors, astronauts, poets, janitors and so on, each of which has its specific duties and tasks which provide a value to society....   [tags: production, process, hourly, payment, boredom]

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Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park

- Horses, nature, and college basketball are perhaps three ideas that an individual’s mind most often associates with Kentucky. Kentucky is home to many historical attractions that draw national interest and a few that even lure worldwide attention. It is safe to say a few of the biggest attractions include Churchill Downs, Keeneland, and Rupp Arena. There are many others as well, including several outstanding state parks. All these locations are historically significant. I have journeyed all across the Bluegrass and my utmost favorite site would be Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park....   [tags: American Revolution, American Revolutionary War]

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The Blue Rim Memory And A Tree Telling Of Orpheus

- DENISE LEVERTOV: Research Paper Denise Levertov is the poet who wrote “The Blue Rim Memory” and “A Tree Telling of Orpheus,” in which she portrays a theme of morals and religious beliefs though post modernism, anachronism, and liberalism. Levertov was born in llford, United Kingdom and later moved to Massachusetts where she taught in universities such Brandeis University, MIT and Tufts University. Levertov wrote “The Blue Rim Memory” and “In the Land of Shinar” which brought her the fame and enabled her to begin her pilgrimage journey towards the deep spiritual, personal, and political understanding ....   [tags: Modernism, Poetry, Postmodernism]

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Is Blue Light Treatment Useful For Killing Acne Bacteria?

- Is Blue light treatment useful for killing acne bacteria. Description: Blue light treatment is now getting strongly recommended or prescribed by expert skin specialists so that cane germs can be treated in a well-defined manner and that to with permanent effects. Are you looking for the best acne treatment. Well, in this regard nothing can be the right option other than Blue light treatment. This treatment is fully based on advanced technology and on the other hand it is comparatively cost-effective than other traditional acne treatments....   [tags: Skin, Acne vulgaris, Light therapy]

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Correlation Between Methylene Blue And Potassium Permanganate

- All things, living or nonliving, consist of atoms and molecules. These particles are constantly in motion, and this continuous motion allows for the disbursement of molecules, or diffusion. The overall net movement of these molecules will go from areas of higher concentration, to areas of lower concentration. Therefore, following a concentration gradient (Martini). The rate of diffusion of these molecules, in accordance with Fick’s law of diffusion, is directly proportional to the concentration gradient present....   [tags: Diffusion, Osmosis, Molecular diffusion]

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The Movie ' The Blue Kite ' : The Emasculation Of Males By The Communist Party

- In the essay “The Three Father Figures In Tian Zhuangzhuang’s Film The Blue Kite: The Emasculation of Males by the Communist Party”, Hanna Nielsen describes how men were stripped of their power by the Communist party, at least as depicted by The Blue Kite. “They are all incapable of fulfilling the traditional role of the father because this role is usurped by the Party to which their lives will be ultimately forfeit.” (Nielsen 84) “They” being the three fathers the main character loses over the course of the film, which according to Nielsen are replaced by the party....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Communist state, Woman]

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Pre-Blue Period: Tutelage and Development of Artistic Vision

- I. Pre-Blue Period: Tutelage and Development of Artistic Vision Like many artistic geniuses, Picasso demonstrated a rare precocity. Born in 1881, he was already training as a painter by 1888 when his father, a naturalist and professor of Fine Arts, began teaching him in figure drawing and oil painting (Walther 90). Picasso’s father was rumored to have given up painting when witnessing his son’s revision of his unfinished sketch (Wertenbacker 11). After his sister’s death in 1895, Picasso was severely depressed, and the family moved to Barcelona, which later became Picasso’s refuge and sanctuary (Wertenbacker 13)....   [tags: Pablo Picasso, Spanish painters]

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Island Of The Blue Dolphins

- Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell In the Pacific there is an island shaped like a big fish sunning itself in the sea. Around it, blue dolphins swim, otters play, and sea elephant and birds abound. A young Indian girl lives and waits for her people to return for her, from the land to the east. Karana with her long black hair and her dark skin, held her own on an island after her people had left for a new place. She was sure they would come back the next spring, but after two springs she learned to live on her own....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Two Little Girls In Blue

- Two Little Girls in Blue I chose to read a book entitled, Two Little Girls in Blue by Mary Higgins Clark because I have read a few more of her books, and I found them very exhilarating and suspenseful. This book follows those same traits. Steve and Margaret Frawley are the proud parents of two little girls, Kelly and Kathy. It is their third birthday. Kelly and Kathy are both wearing matching little blue dresses that their mother had picked out for this special occasion. Both little girls, hand in hand, sit in front of their birthday cake, which has a big "3" candle in the middle, and with all their might, they blow out the flame of the candle together....   [tags: Mary Higgins Clark]

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Deep Blue Sea: Don't Waste Your Time

- Deep Blue Sea is a pathetic attempt at a heart racing, action packed, adrenaline pumping thriller. The only thrilling moment of this multi million dollar catastrophe was the laughable special effects and far fetched plot. The film, set in a research facility at sea, is about a group of scientists developing a cure for Alzheimer’s. All hell breaks lose when the sharks escape and are out for revenge....   [tags: Films, movie, movie review, Film Analysis]

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The Generic Blue Ribbon System is Destroying The American Dream

- John Darns worked hard his entire soccer season for his trophy; he attended every practice, went beyond the required off season training, and always left the field knowing he left everything he possessed on there. With grass stains in his shorts and bloody scrapes on his knees, he was finally rewarded with the championship trophy, that beautiful two feet tall golden trophy with a man on top in the middle of kicking what would be a perfect goal. Yes, he wore that orange tiger on his jersey well; he truly deserved that trophy....   [tags: incentive, hardwork, trophies]

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Analysis Of ' Blue Collar Brilliance ' By Mike Rose

- Redefining Intellectualism What does intelligence mean and how does one judge another’s intelligence. Institutions, organizations, and society judge the acumen of a person based on his or her educational background without considering other forms of brilliance. Mike Rose. professor of education and information studies, English professor Gerald Graff, Melanie Luken, majoring in French and English, and Iraqi veteran Alex Horton collectively disagree with this preconceived notion. Within their writings they form the argument that intellectualism remains only partially defined if based off of formal education with disregard to unscholarly knowledge, alternative learning methods, and unacademic a...   [tags: Education, Learning, Intelligence]

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Analysis Of Blue Gold : World Water War

- Water. It comprises sixty-six percent of our bodies and aids almost every cell process in the body (100 Amazing Water Facts You Should Know, 2014). The manifold uses of water ranges from life, recreation, to religious needs. The issue is that billion-dollar companies privatized water, are leeching the world’s most abundant resource, and are slowly killing the earth in the process. Blue Gold: World Water Wars gives a glimpse into privatized water companies and the destruction being brought on by them because they believe is a private good....   [tags: Water resources, Water, Water crisis]

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Analysis Of George Miller 's ' Blue Like Jazz '

- The amount of worldviews that exist in the world today are about as diverse as the people that believe them. Why is it that human beings differ so much on how one ought to live one’s life. How does one know what to believe about the world. Every human longs for a purpose to live for and a way to intentionally live out one’s beliefs. In his book, Donald Miller explores Christian morality in a personal memoir format. In Blue Like Jazz Donald Miller explains the importance of living life intentionally through his personal storytelling, and allegory Donald Miller recounts his vast life experiences as a young college aged man living in Portland, Oregon....   [tags: Short story, The Reader, Explanation]

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Mother-Daughter Bond in "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water"

- Motherhood begins from the moment a woman conceives. The mother and the child have an immediate bond. The ability to create life and bring it into the world is magical and it changes the woman emotionally, physically and mentally. An example of a remarkable mother-daughter bond in history would be that of the Native American women and their daughters. In A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris, the bonds between the three main characters, Rayona, Christine and Ida is a complete contrast to that of the Native American women....   [tags: Literary Review]

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Red vs. Blue vs. Modern Media

- Over the years many new forms of media have emerged. The internet has increased the pace of the media ten fold. That might not be such a good thing. With the ability to collaborate information from all over the world in mere seconds, the entertainment sections of media exploded. This resulted in a lot of shrapnel of creative groups all over the internet. The most common way to understand this is taking to people that both consider themselves “youtubers”. Both of them may have seen years’ worth of videos and may only know a few videos that the other has seen....   [tags: kings and queens of Halo, videogames]

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Analysis Of Pink And Blue Is An Understatement For Gender Representation

- Pink and blue is an understatement for gender representation in shows like “Girls”. Girls, which premiered on HBO in 2012, was written by feminist/actress Lena Dunham, who is one of the main protagonists on the show. Girls is based around four girls who are all best friends living in New York, but each having their own significant arcs and personalities. Marnie, Shoshanna, Jessa, and Hannah are all great representatives of an early 20s couple of girls with relatable and real life conflicts. The show Girls represents gender equality in a phenomenal way, as the show delves into real life problems, breaking sexist norms and capturing the attention of the audience with relatable “little things”...   [tags: Gender, Male, Female, Man]

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The Blue Ribbon Commission On The Future Of Media Regulation

- It 's an honor to be appointed as a participant of the “Blue Ribbon Commission on the Future of Media Regulation” (2017). However, it might be not easy to propose my concerns regarding the future of broadcasting, due to the fact that I 'm a democrat and seeing the last events, which implied the direct participation of Mr. Trump and its use of media in its own need, will certainly complicate my way toward the exact options to chose and proposed for Mr Trump. After the scandalous campaign, I will propose several sections of topics, where particular attention or modifications are needed....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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The Road For The Poor Stricken Blue Collared City

- Neighborhoods with boarded-up rundown row homes and pot hole riddled streets. Children at play, jumping rope, only to briefly retreat to the side of the road for the occasional passing car. The community playground littered with plastic bags and discarded needles. In the distance, the frequent sound of police sirens muddled with the daily commute of traffic noises. Nearly every alternating intersection actively being patrolled by a disheveled pan-handler. The neon lights of a corner convenience store advertising in bright, flashing letters that food stamps are accepted This is not a scene from an impoverished third world country; instead, the route my bus took every afternoon on my way back...   [tags: Physician, Medical school, Medicine, Health care]

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Why Sharks Attack Humans : The Sea Of Blue

- Why Sharks Attack Humans The ocean is the most magnificent overwhelming sea of blue. The ocean is one of the most undiscovered and mysterious places on earth. The creatures that lie in the beautiful turquoise water are yet to be discovered. New marine life is being discovered all of the time. Some of the creatures that are already well known are deeply feared by humans. Sharks are one of the most feared animals in the world. Sharks are viewed as bloodthirsty, evil beasts of the ocean. Shark attacks are being studied and researched every day....   [tags: Great white shark, Shark, Fish, Jaws]

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Analysis Of Blue Hill Avenue By Craig Ross

- From well-respected Director Craig Ross, the film Blue Hill Avenue is a story about four tight knit friends living in the streets of rough a 1980’s Boston. The main characters of the film are Tristan, E Bone, Simon, and Money, these four characters grow up together hustling the streets. After finding a way to make money the four characters go from small time hustlers to big time dope dealers under the guidance of their supplier, Benny who is the main villain of the film. Through the adventure of the storyline, these four friends highlight the characteristics of what it is to embrace traditional masculinity and what it is to be a man....   [tags: Man, Gender, Masculinity, Male]

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Why Higways are Impoved and Constructed

- ... When a new highway or the improvement of an existing highway is planned, the planning must be based on a land use plan meeting the requirements of the Land Use and Building Act. 1.Feasibility study Planning a transport system combines interactive planning of land use and traffic. Thus, a frame work is made for the arrangement of different traffic modes and land use. Planning generates traffic policy objectives and goals, network plans for various traffic statuses, implementation strategies for the system and assessments of the impacts....   [tags: pedestrian, road planning, development]

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Wealthy Tycoons Buy Rights to Blue Gold

- Wealthy individuals and large corporations are purchasing the water rights for some of the US and even the world’s biggest aquifers. Among these individuals is oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens who believes water or “blue gold” is the new oil. Located in the Texas panhandle, Roberts County sits above the biggest underground aquifer in the US. The Ogallala Aquifer stretches from the Texas all the way up into South Dakota. Pickens has been buying up land and is now the largest landowner in the county with some 68,000 acres....   [tags: acquifers, water, mesa water]

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Case Study : Blue Baby Case Studies

- Blue baby Case Study Cyanosis is a disorder which causes “bluish discoloration” to the skin, specifically around the mucus membranes or nail beds. There are two types of Cyanosis disorders, depending on where the cyanotic discoloration is occurring. For example, if the cyanotic discoloration is occurring around the nasal or oral tissue membranes, this type of cyanosis would be described as Central Cyanosis. In the same matter, if the bluish discoloration is occurring in extremities such as toes or fingers, it would be called peripheral cyanosis (acrocyanosis)....   [tags: Heart, Blood, Oxygen, Hemoglobin]

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Pepsi Blue Case Study

- Pepsi Blue Case Study During the 1990s, PepsiCo launched new products and engineered a global re-branding campaign in an effort to grow sales volume; reinvigorate their stagnant brand; and to close the increasingly large sales and market share gap between itself and its primary competitor, Coca-Cola. In 1993, Pepsi jump-started its marketing efforts by adding two brands to its portfolio: Crystal Pepsi and Pepsi Max. Crystal Pepsi, which was initially offered in the United States, failed to earn the company more than 2 percent volume share....   [tags: Business Marketing Pepsi ]

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Cocaine Blue Cocaine True

- Cocaine Blue Cocaine True Eugene Richards has had a long and celebrated career of documenting the perils of humanity. He is a photographer, writer, teacher, and storyteller for the common people. He has nine books to his name, which can attest to these titles. In his first monograph, Few Comforts of Surprises, he tackled the pains of poverty in the Arkansas Delta. He also miraculously found his way into an Emergency Room to make his award winning The Knife and Gun Club. In his latest book titled Cocaine True Cocaine Blue (1994), Richards goes into three of the most drug plagued, and crime ridden areas of America: East New York; North Philadelphia; and the Red Hook Housing Project in Brookl...   [tags: Papers]

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Jet Blue Airways Analysis

- JetBlue Airways Corporation has been a rapidly growing discount airline and biggest success story in the industry by using its strong customer service considerations and low fares to build a solid, growing customer base. David Neeleman, CEO and director began JetBlue in 1999 and flying since 2000 after his previous airline company-Morris Air was brought by Herb Kelleher, the Southwest Airline founder. He signed a 5-year non-compete agreement not to launch another airline. Kelleher hired Neeleman at Southwest but was not happy with the structured environment he did not control and was fired (Essentials of Entrepreneurship p78)....   [tags: Business Analysis Management]

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Blue Crabs

- The scientific name given to the blue crab was derived from Latin and Greek: Calli, beautiful; nectes, swimmer; and sapidus, savory. Thus, a literal transition might be the beautiful savory swimmer. The blue crab is an important and interesting species. The blue crab is a species whose life history involves a complex cycle of planktonic, nektonic, and benthic stages which occur throughout the marine environment in a variety of habitats. The blue crab is one of the more abundant estuarine invertebrates and supports important commercial and recreational fisheries along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Jet Blue

- Jet Blue has an opportunity to remain cutting edge in the airline industry by continuing to be low-cost and expanding carrier. A great market for Jet Blue to expand to would be towards the Caribbean's. As well as possibly lobbying Washington to lift travel sanctions in Cuba, which at one point was a major vacation getaway for Americans. This opportunity fits into Jet Blues current business model of short distance flights at a lower cost than the competition. Jet Blue is a shinning star in the gloomy airline industry....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy]

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Blue Stragglers

- Blue Stragglers Scientists have recently found that odd stars known, as “blue stragglers” may be the product of collision between two, and possibly more, older stars. This may result in finding out a 50 year-old mystery of the blue stragglers. Even in “dense” areas stars a typically billions, if not, trillions, of miles apart. But stars may have the occasional chance to collide in global clusters, which are dense groupings of up to a million stars wit tightly packed cores. Some global clusters are among the oldest structures in the universe, about 15 billion years old, all the stars in the clusters are known as red giants that have puffed up to there outermost atmospheres....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Thomson Highway's The Rez Sisters

- Thomson Highway's The Rez Sisters Works Cited Not Included The play The Rez Sisters is written by one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights, Tomson Highway. Highway was born in 1951 in northwestern Manitoba. He went on to study at the University of Manitoba and graduated from the University of Western Ontario, with honors in Music and English. Native Literature is inspired by 'contemporary social problems facing native Canadians today; alcohol and drug abuse, suicide, wife battering, family violence, the racism of the justice system, loneliness, rejection, youth awareness, as well as modern-day environmental issues.';(P....   [tags: Thomson Highway Rez Sisters Essays Papers]

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Blue Hotel

- Blue Hotel Many great films are based on some forms of literature. However, although they might be based on a novel or story, doesn’t mean the movie will accurately portray the work as was written. Filmmakers often exaggerate plots or add extra scenes to try to keep the audiences attention. Hollywood corrupts many classic writings, simply because there are literary techniques used by writers which wouldn’t be as effective in films. Many elements so often used in literature give more of a mental image or feeling rather than physical, thus not translating well visually....   [tags: Papers]

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Blue Ray

- Blue Ray 1: A little science first 2: Blue. 3: The history of CD 4: The consortium 5: Why Blu-ray. 6: Store. 7: Get RID of it 8: The recording technology 9: Groovy. 10: Land Ho. 11: Those who not like it 12: MPEG 13: Basic Blu-ray Disc Characteristics 14: Main Specifications 15: Conclusion 1:A little science first As we all know, CD players and recorders read and write the CD’s with the aid of a laser. Laser is short for: Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. In a nutshell this means that high emitted energy gives radiation in the form of light, sort of like a lightbulb does....   [tags: Lasers Science History]

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Blue Hotel

- The Blue Hotel Steven Crane is not one of the most liked authors in the world. He tends to become to engulfed in the scenery around the action that is taking place rather than the action itself. When watching the movie, cannot experience this description since it is given to them. Details are very important for the readers because if the reader cannot see the same thing that the writer sees then the reader might lose interest in the story. In the story “The Blue Hotel,” Crane uses his excellent setting and character description along with the physical, emotional, and intellectual responses of people under extreme pressure and the betrayal and guilt he shows between the characters to help t...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Blue Heron

- In Cold Mountain and "A Poem for the Blue Heron", tone is established in a multitude of ways. These two pieces of literature describe the characteristics and actions of a blue heron, both aiming for the same goal. However, Charles Frazier and Mary Oliver approach their slightly differing tones employing organization, metaphoric language, and diction. Organization is a key element in Frazier's and Oliver's work, as it works directly to set the tone, as well as acting as a symbol of nature. Charles Frazier writes in long, descriptive sentences and paragraphs....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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California Blue

- California Blue is a novel about a seventeen-year-old boy named John Rodger. John is in his last year of high school in a small northern California town where the majority of the townspeople, including John's father, work in the lumber industry. As the youngest son of a father who was a champion athlete, John has always felt pressured to excel in his sport of choice, distance running. Because his father considers biologist's opposition to clear cutting of redwoods a threat to the timber industry and his livelihood, John's father also disapproves of John's interest in biology as a major area of study....   [tags: David Klass]

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Blue Hotel

- It is not surprising for an author’s background and surroundings to profoundly affect his writing. Having come from a Methodist lineage and living at a time when the church was still an influential facet in people’s daily lives, Stephen Crane was deeply instilled with religious dogmas. However, fear of retribution soon turned to cynicism and criticism of his idealistic parents’ God, "the wrathful Jehovah of the Old Testament" (Stallman 16), as he was confronted with the harsh realities of war as a journalistic correspondent....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gathering Blue

- Have you ever thought about what it would be like not to be free. What would it be like not to be able to make choices. What would it be like not to be able to do what you want. It's scary to think about not being free, but even in the world today some people don't even have basic human freedoms. Lois Lowry shows us in her books The Giver and Gathering Blue what it would be like not to have freedom and how important it is that we have it. Kira, a two syllable or teenage girl also a character in the book Gathering Blue, is living with her mother in a small village....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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Code Blue

- Nothing instills fear in a physician more than a nurse yelling "code blue, ," especially if the patient is having a heart attack. Heart disease, specifically heart attacks, the leading cause of death in the United States, is triggered by a variety of factors. The most important of these factors include: family history, cholesterol levels, smoking, high blood pressure, race, obesity, and gender. Heart disease is hereditary. The single most important cause of the illness is family history....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Blue Screren Compositing

- Blue Screren Compositing Creating just the right effect can be difficult if not impossible without many of the tricks employed by today’s directors and special effects artists. Once the exclusive domain of Hollywood, blue screen imaging is fast becoming a readily accessible visual tool for today’s vidographer. It is hard to imagine movies like Jurassic Park without its dinosaurs or the Matrix without it’s impressive visual effects. But many effects like these could not be completed without effective blue screen techniques....   [tags: Papers]

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Blue Man Group

- The off the wall antics and odd, but entertaining music style of the Blue Man Group has brought them to be one of the most popular and successful theater groups in the world today. The Blue Man Group came into play in 1987. Creators Matt Goldman, a software producer, Chris Wink, and Phil Stanton, both working as waiters, say the Blue Man Group started as a weekend get together in which they would invite their friends over and talk about art, science, and whatever else interested them. The three saw their home city of New York to be a cultural wasteland....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Toronto Blue Jays

- Toronto Blue Jayss case study The Toronto Blue Jays baseball team was founded in the 1970s and experienced support from the fans during the 1970s and 1980s. In 1992 and 1993, the Jays won back-to-back World Series, yet in 1994, the team faced setbacks. The team had a losing streak, there was a major league baseball strike, and no World Series was played. At the same time, gambling came to Toronto, and the team had to compete for the fan's time. Also, players' salaries skyrocketed at a time when the Canadian dollar fell in value....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework]

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Blue Jeans, the Ultimate American Icon

- Blue Jeans, the Ultimate American Icon Gold was discovered in California in 1849. This resulted in more than eighty thousand American’s rushing to California. The pioneering spirit spread and by 1890, the West’s population reached nearly 17 million. The west became the most racially diverse part of the country. All were in search of a better life for themselves and their families, seeking what would become known as the American Dream. During this time innovation and creation were prompting remarkable growth in industry....   [tags: History]

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A Study of the Trans-Texas Corridor and How it Affects Texans

- A Study of the Trans-Texas Corridor and How it Affects Texans      Everything is bigger in Texas. That’s what a lot of Texans what Americans and people around the world to know – you don’t mess with Texas. In the 1950’s, when President Eisenhower created the first Interstate plan for the country and implemented new roads in almost every single state, it was the largest engineering feat in the modern world. Now, almost half a century later, Governor Rick Perry is set to break that record, with the costliest, largest, and most incredible-sized proportion Texas Trans-Corridor, dubbed the “Texas Superhighway,” a 4000 mile, $175 billion dollar project that won’t be completely functional for anot...   [tags: Texas Super Highways Transportation Essays]

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Blue Sky Marketing

- Blue Sky Marketing FilmWatch Division Marketing Plan Trey's Best Opportunity to Dominate Market Research for the Film Industry How To Use This Report Template Change the information on the cover page to contain the information you would like. For the body of your report, use Styles such as Heading 1-5, Body Text, Block Quotation, List Bullet, and List Number from the Style control on the Formatting toolbar. This report template is complete with Styles for a Table of Contents and an Index. From the Insert menu, choose Index and Tables....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Behind the Blue Curtain by Steven Millhauser

- In the short story, Behind the Blue Curtain by Steven Millhauser, the protagonist is a young boy whose journey begins w In the short story, Behind the Blue Curtain by Steven Millhauser, the protagonist is a young boy whose journey begins with a trip to the movie theater one Saturday afternoon. Although the child attends a feature film each weekend this Saturday is a bit different; this weekend he must go alone, rather than with his father as per usual. Instead of a material treasure, the young boy seeks the treasure of a greater knowledge, enlightenment....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Red Badge of Courage and The Blue Hotel

- The Red Badge of Courage and The Blue Hotel: The Singular Love of Stephen Crane Stephen Crane firmly cemented himself in the canon of American Romanticism with the success of works such as The Red Badge of Courage and "The Blue Hotel." His writing served to probe the fundamental depths of the genre while enumerating on the themes vital to the movement's aesthetic. Such topics as heartfelt reverence for the beauty and ferocity of nature, the general exaltation of emotion over reason and senses over intellect, self-examination of personality and its moods and mental possibilities, a preoccupation with genius and the heroic archetype in general, a focus on passions and inner...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Blue Remembered Hills by Dennis Potter

- Blue Remembered Hills by Dennis Potter This year our practical assessment in Drama has been a three month project, from September until December, on 'Blue Remembered Hills' written by Dennis Potter, who also wrote other popular television programmes, films scripts and plays such as "The Confidence Course" that he wrote in the early part of his career in 1965, onto things like "Sufficient Carbohydrate" in 1983. Although he mainly wrote a lot of his scripts for television and films, script such as Blue Remembered Hills, originally written by Dennis Potter in 1979 for a small television programme telling the stories of a group of seven year olds adventures in a fore...   [tags: Papers]

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The Persistance of Immigrants in Charles Bowden's Blue

- For many, our goal is to reach the American Dream: a good job, a home we can call our own, and wealth. However, there are others who only dream of it because they are stuck in a hole that restricts them from reaching it. Charles Bowden, author of “Blue”, takes readers on a journal across the desert to get a better understanding on why people from Mexico risk their lives to cross to the United States. He provides detailed images and descriptions of Mexicans that have lost their lives trying to cross the desert....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Blue-collar Appeal of Hard Times

- The Blue-collar Appeal of Hard Times    In Hard Times, Charles Dickens gives us a close-up look into what appears to be the ivory tower of the bourgeoisie of his day, yet these middle-class characters are viewed from a singular perspective, the perspective of those at the bottom of the social and economic system. Though Dickens’ characters tend to be well developed and presented with a thoroughly human quality, the stereotypical figure of arrogant and demanding Bounderby fails to accurately capture the motivations and attitudes of the typical successful businessman of the day and is an indication of the author’s political motives....   [tags: Dickens Hard Times Essays]

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David Lynch's Film, Blue Velvet

- David Lynch's Blue Velvet is an exploration of things above and below the surface. This surface is really a borderline between not only idyllic suburban America and the dark, perverted corruption that lies underneath but also between good and evil, conscious and subconscious, dream and reality. Although this division seems quite rigid and clean-cut some of the most important implications of the film stem from the transgressions of these borderlines. In the initial scenes of the film Lynch introduces Lumberton, the typical small town in Middle America where the fireman waves at you, the children are well protected, the lawns are green and there is a smile on everybody's face....   [tags: Films Movies]

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Navy Blue Then and Now: Meaning, Feeling and Emotions World Wide

- Navy blue remains the darkest shade of the primary color blue. It was conceived from the natural pigments and chemicals found on earth like gravel or zinc. #Often the color is so dark that it is mistaken for the color black. Essentially navy blue gives off many different emotions and meaning to each person. It all depends on how it show cast and how the viewer perceives the color. Considering its character, navy blue has had a lasting effect in history, culture, literature, arts from the Paleolithic cave men to the modern day blue collard individual....   [tags: Art ]

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Thomas Edison: The Blue-Collar Inventor

- Thomas Edison The blue-collar inventor Born 1847 Died 1931 Thomas Edison only had 3 months of formal education, and his schoolmaster thought that Edison may have been retarded. And no one not even his family could envision that Edison would become the inventor that he would eventually end up to be. Born in Milan, Ohio, youngest of 7 children, Edison would often ask questions that his father and mother both could not answer. So naturally he sought out answers through experimentation. Through out his younger years Edison’s mother tried to make learning fun for him, describing it as “exploring”....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Jane Kenyon’s The Blue Bowl

- Kenyon’s criticism of burial and the mourning process and the manner in which it fails to provide a sense of closure for those who have lost a loved one is the main underlying theme in The Blue Bowl. Through her vivid description of both the natural setting and the grief-stricken emotional overtone surrounding the burial of a family’s house pet and the events that follow in the time after the cat is put to rest, Kenyon is able to invoke an emotional response from the reader that mirrors that of the poem’s actual characters....   [tags: Poems Poetry Analysis]

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The Is The Fountain Of Youth Lies Right Within Our Lives

- Ever wondered what life would be like at age 100. Ever wondered if you could actually live to be 100. It isn’t impossible. The truth is that the Fountain of Youth lies right within our daily habits. In fact, only ten percent of how long the average person lives is determined by our genes, and the other ninety percent by our lifestyle. It would be nice to put away the myths we’ve been constantly told about life longevity. It would also be nice to start putting these life- lengthening habits into practice right now and start adding years to our life expectancy—but the truth is, many Americans are not quite up to par with these daily habits....   [tags: Dan Buettner, Blue Zone, Nutrition, Blue Zones]

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Analysis Of ' Very Little Helps '

- Banksy’s artwork “Very Little Helps” made in 2008 is an artwork using screen printing. The theme of the artwork is that we are a people who worship consumerism and have more respect and appreciation for shopping than we have for our country and what people have done to make the country what it is now. Banksy has depicted the theme of the work by using a Tesco bag on a flagpole in place of the flag and having people standing at attention while it is raised. My first impression of the artwork is that it speaks a truth that so many people can’t see because they are actually involved in consumerism so heavily....   [tags: Blue, Color, Debut albums, Shades of blue]

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Derek Jarman’s film Blue

- Derek Jarman’s film Blue I am a cock sucking Straight acting Lesbian man With ball crushing bad manners Laddish nymphomaniac politics Spunky sexist desires Of incestuous inversion and Incorrect terminology I am a Not Gay (Blue, Jarman; 1995: 119). In offering this extract from Derek Jarman’s film Blue, (England, 1993) I have established an expectation that this paper’s concern is with the sexual body of East End boot stomping, ball crushing queens. However, whilst this sequence has caught our imagination, my interest also lies in the analysis of the cinematic representation of the diseased and medicalised body of the artist affected by HIV/AIDS....   [tags: Film Movie Movies AIDS Essays]

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A Speech On Speeding Down The Highway

- Speeding down the highway, Attorney Henry Brookhurst wanted to arrive at the mortuary ahead of the invited guests. Arriving at the Sunnyside Funeral Home, he went through the gate and drove up the hillside to the main office. After parking, he locked his car and hurried to the office. Entering the office, he asked, “I’m Henry Brookhurst. Is Julie available?” The young man sitting at the desk pointed toward a chair, “Have a seat over there, I’ll see if she’s available,” he said and entered the door on his right....   [tags: 2008 singles, 2007 singles, Never Forget You]

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Organizational Description Of Rocket Home Loans

- Organizational Description Rocket Home Loans (RHL) was founded in 1990 as a private lending institution. We specialize and focus only on retail mortgage products providing financing for the American dream of home ownership. The company is located in Dover, Delaware and employs 165 people. Our goal is to make the home buying and refinancing process easy. Our mission is to “Keep It Simple”. The process doesn’t have to be difficult and time consuming. Less is more. It’s all about clear products, plain language, fair prices and simple processes....   [tags: Employment, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association]

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Salt Marsh and the Chesapeake Bay: Saving the Maryland Blue Crab

- If someone is a native of Maryland, they know exactly what one is talking about when the Maryland Blue Crab is brought up into a discussion. In 1989, the Maryland Blue Crab, scientifically known as the Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, was designated the State Crustacean (Blue Crab, Maryland State Crustacean). This crab is not only a key component on the ecological system of the Chesapeake Bay, but also a key economical component of commercial fisheries; although not endangered, the issue of maintaining the population of the species is critical to the Chesapeake Bay and also its inhabitants....   [tags: environmental issues]

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Blue Blooded Reality in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Often times there are two natures that reside within a character that both conflict and complement each other. A Yin and a Yang in a personality is clearly expressed in the character of Tom Buchanan in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s book, The Great Gatsby. In one respect, Tom exemplifies brute and sheer domination through willpower and strength. However, due to his class and social standing he exhibits his overwhelming presence with finesse that is not entirely his own but instead placed upon him through his wealth....   [tags: conflict, anger, wealth]

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Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne

- “The only way to beat the competition is to stop trying to beat the competition.” (Kim and Mauborgne, 2005, 4). Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne explains how to overcome competition by creating uncharted markets. The author, W. Chan Kim, is the professor of strategy and international, management at INSEAD, and the second author, Renée Mauborgne is the INSEAD Distinguished Fellow as well as a professor of strategy and management....   [tags: companies, competitors, strategies]

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The Development of AirAsia Airlines: How They Apply Blue Ocean Strategy

- ... The new and growing fleet Airbus 320s contributed to relatively low total aircraft maintenance and operating costs. Its Target Markets According to what has been written by Rizal Ahmad, AirAsia’s target market has changed from being dominated by budget passengers from Malaysia to business travellers from United Kingdom and Australia. The travellers are sorts of businessman, government departments that going to and from Malaysia to other countries. In 2008, AirAsiaX has expanded their journey pathway to Hangzhou in Northest China, Gold Coast, Perth and Melbourne in Australia then they flew to London Stansted in UK in 2009....   [tags: management practices, aircrafts]

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The Blue Ocean Strategy Helps Students Find Their Career Path

- Life gives unlimited opportunities. Recently I’ve been working on different projects in Demola community. This organization offers students a great opportunity to add some real-life twist into the conventional path towards a career. It means that students work in a project with a multidisciplinary team to solve real-life cases together with partner companies. I cognized three main things which are strongly connected with key points of Blue Ocean Strategy. First, create a value. Undertsanding of why our new product/service is valuable for client comparing to the old-fashioned model....   [tags: value, marketing, competition]

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