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Analyze the importance of financial and non-financial measures that can be used by an international organization to achieve organizational objectives

- In every business industry one must consider the importance of financial and non-financial measures, which provides benefits in order to accomplish primary organizational objectives. The success of the workforce depends mostly on how mangers and employees measure their financial and non-financial performances. To be able to comprehend the concept of how businesses attempt to achieve organizational aims, one must define financial performance, which is ‘a subjective measure of how well a firm can use assets from its primary mode of business and generate revenues’ (http://investopedia.com/)....   [tags: business, corporations]

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The Usefulness of Alternative Measures of Profit

- The purpose of the following report is to examine the relative usefulness of alternative measures of profit (or income) to equity investor and assess the potential contribution of key valuation models. The analysis will include a theoretical research part, containing a synthesis of equity valuation techniques and alternative profit measures. And also a practical part that should illustrates the potential differences in the information conveyed to investors by different profit measures of a NASDAQ company....   [tags: investor, valuation, industry]

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The War Measures Act: Was It Necessary?

- “These men only ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.”- Abraham Lincoln. This quote fundamentally states that everyone wants fairness and the government should do what is in their power to give it to the people. On the contrary, the War Measures Act actually limits freedom and fairness. The War Measures Act is a law that gives the federal government comprehensive emergency power during a war, invasion or rebellion....   [tags: Legal Issues, Fairness]

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Exploring Whether Nazi Measures Towards Jews Became More Extreme With Time

- Exploring Whether Nazi Measures Towards Jews Became More Extreme With Time From the initial stages of Nazi Germany, and even years before, Hitler made his hostility towards people of the Jewish faith apparent. While in prison, Hitler wrote his autobiography, ‘Mien Kampf’ written in 1924-26, he openly blamed the Jews for the German defeat of the War and all other troubles within Germany. As a result of these feeling, when Hitler came to power in 1933 many laws and actions were taken in hope to eradicate Jews from Germany....   [tags: Papers]

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Terrorism and the Anti-Terrorism Measures

- “Airport racial profiling, Osama Bin Laden, Middle East Asian, Muslims, 9/11, metal detectors, racial profiling and hijacking” Do these words and phrases sound familiar. It is likely most of us have been at least tried once in our lifetime going through the security checking process at the airport. Do people find this inconvenient or it is beneficial to everyone’s safety. However, this security checking process is not too convenient for particular targeted group, which are the Muslims. In this paper, the main focus is to discuss about terrorism and the related anti-terrorism measures, such as racial profiling; and how do these policy affect the targeted group....   [tags: airport, process, racial, profiling, policy]

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The Canadian War Measures Act

- War Measures Act: The War Measures Act was a law passed in 1914 by the Canadian Government in Canada during WWI, amongst many others that the government had passed that allowed the government to take control of communications, establish censorship of transatlantic cables, and organize the militia (Bolotta, Angelo et al. 39). The War Measures Act itself allowed the government to: censor and suppress publications, writing, maps, plans, photographs, communications, and means of communication, arrest, detain, exclude, and deport persons, control harbours, ports, and territorial waters of Canada and the movements of vessels, control the transport of persons and things by land, air, or water contr...   [tags: censorship, human rights, history]

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Privacy, Laws, and Security Measures

- Today, there are many threats to information systems and the information contain contained on the servers by customers and employees. There are major privacies issues facing organizations from hackers, employees, natural disasters, and other threats. Some of the privacies issues can be risk to the sporting goods store and justify the concerns of the CEO. There are security risks and application laws which governs the privacy risks. Security measures can be implement by organizations which can mitigate the risk to private information....   [tags: technology, hackers]

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Safety Measures and Biosafety

- Definition: Biosafety level present different kinds of biocontainment safety measures that are used to segregate dangerous biological microbes in the laboratories. There are different biosafty levels ranges from the biosafety level 1 (BSL-1) to biosafety level 4 (BSL-4) and these are categories as lowest to high respectively . Introduction and Background Biosafety implemented different set of controlled principles, activities, advance techniques and organized practices that are used to prevent unintended and involuntary exposure to hazardous agents i.e....   [tags: laboratories, risk, microbes]

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The Influences of Environment and Heredity on Measured Intelligence

- Intelligence What are the influences of environment and heredity on measured intelligence. HEREDITY Psychologists are greatly divided over whether heredity or environment has a more dominant influence on individual intelligence. Although some animal studies appear to suggest heredity have the greatest influence, a seemingly more accurate conclusion may be drawn form human studies on intelligence. In studies on the similarities between IQ of siblings reared in the same and separate environments, the IQ of fraternal twins reared together showed greater similarity than the scores of ordinary siblings....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Network Security Measures

- Identify Security Measures Which Address These Threats and Vulnerabilities Any network is vulnerable at its weakest point and perpetrators will try to get in any way that they can. Some just to see if they can and others for manipulated personal gain. Security measures, policy and procedures are written and tailored to meet the specific needs of an organization. Security tools are installed on networks to keep out cyber criminals. Vulnerability is a weakness in a security system. A threat is a set of circumstances that has the potential to cause loss or harm....   [tags: Internet Security ]

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Preventative Measures of Alcohol Consumption in Kazakhstan

- At the recent years Kazakhstani society has identified the increase of levels of alcohol consumption as a major problem, along with corruption, poverty, unemployment, and epidemic illnesses. Current levels of alcohol consumption would seem to be high enough to place Kazakhstan amongst the heaviest spirits-drinking countries in the world, although not high enough for the top place. Many of Kazakhstani social, demographic and health problems are attributable to the misuse of alcohol. According to Davis, this view is shared with some Western analysts who have studied the effects of heavy drinking in Post-Soviet states and have predicted that addiction could become one of the greatest obstacles...   [tags: Social Issues]

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Online Predators and the Need for Preventative Measures

- The Internet is an immense database that provides users with a tremendous amount of information on research, commerce, and entertainment. Unfortunately, as the internet keeps advancing, online predators continue to become more successful in what they do. The internet is an ideal network for pedophiles to pursue their interests and fixations with young children. It enables them to locate and interact with adolescents more rapidly than ever before. Although the idea of pedophiles luring children in on the internet is a horrifying image, it is happening....   [tags: Online Predators, internet, information techonolog]

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Genetics Contributions to Measures of the Family Environment

- Professionals have argued that there are some issues with the methods of behavioural genetics. The articles, “Nature and Nurture: Genetic Contributions to Measures of the Family Environment” and “Differential Association of Family Subsystem Negativity on Siblings’ Maladjustment: Using Behavior Genetic Methods to Test Process Theory,” contain the use of the behavioural genetic viewpoint. Professionals have argued that there are a number of weaknesses in using the behavioural genetic model involved in twin, adoption, and family studies, among which are have to do with researchers and readers' interpretations of analyses, results and discussions (Richardson & Norgate, 2006; Lerner, 2006)....   [tags: nature and nurture, behavioral genetic, genetics]

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Can Punitive Measures Curtail Crime?

- Crime remains the most pressing problems of all times presenting the biggest challenge to the development of any nation. Apart from the effect of fear of crime and violence of victims, it also has a devastating impact on the society. It is extremely important that all efforts should be made to reduce the level of crime in a society. But the question of concern is what measures can be taken to reduce the level of crime. What types of controls should be used so that the crime rate reduces to an optimal level....   [tags: Crime and Punishment]

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The Controversy Over New Airport Security Measures

- The country’s recently heightened airport security measures have become a source of controversy and debate across the Nation. Due to a recent attempted act of terrorism, where a man on an international flight to Detroit attempted to blow up the plane using a bomb, the department of homeland security has taken new measures to ensure national security in the form of new high- tech full-body scans and pat down procedures in airports. The new body scanning machines create images of people without their clothing, and the new pat down procedure is generally considered too personal....   [tags: National Security]

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Case: Antidumping Measures as Protectionism

- Case: Antidumping Measures as Protectionism Dumping is defined as the sale of a product for export at a price that is lower than the price charged by the same firm in its home market or at a price below costs of production. Dumping can happen for a number of reasons. Firstly, it can be maintained as a short-term predatory pricing strategy by exporters designed to put competitors in an export market out of business. Also, it can be the result of market intervention or state subsidy of a company’s production that enables it to artificially lower the cost of export....   [tags: Economics Protectionism]

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Dangers of Electrical Shock and Safety Measures for Prevention

- ... Electrical shocks are caused by these leakage currents in the body. 1. Leakage current It is defined as loss of current from a line-powered device, usually resulting from breakage of wires. Or in other words leakage current is an unwanted current that leaks from a defective power cord because of some wear and tear or misuse. 2. Danger Usage of line-powered device could be dangerous. As leakage of AC current (i.e. 60 hertz) in the body if it is of sufficient amplitude and duration it can cause motor nerves depolarization thus induce involuntary tetanic like muscle contraction....   [tags: currents, damage, leakage]

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Environmental Impact Assessment and Mitigation Measures on the Chilterns AONB

- 1. Introduction: Background High Speed 2 (HS2) is a proposed high speed train between London and the west Midlands. The project was established in January 2009 by a company set up by the government to consider the construction of a high speed railway in UK. This train will be able to travel up to 400 kph by year 2020. High speed trains have been successfully introduced in countries like Germany, France and Spain (hs2, 2011). The construction of the high-speed railway would reduce journey times from London to Birmingham to 49 minutes and from London to Manchester and Leeds to 80 minutes....   [tags: Environment ]

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1984, by George Orwell: Physical and Mental Control Measures

- This essay will examine the methods of both physical (external) and mental (internal) control measures which were utilised to maintain order over the citizens of Oceania in the novel Nineteen Eighty Four. Included in the essay will an analysis of; surveillance in the novel (The Panopticon), power and language, propaganda and history, and torture and violence. Oceania is under control of a Totalitarianism form of government, meaning the government subordinates all aspects of society, and requires complete subservience to the state....   [tags: Propaganda, Power]

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Hackers and Security Measures

- Hackers and Security Measures A diffuse group of people often called “hackers” has been characterised as unethical, irresponsible, and a serious danger to society for actions related to breaking into computer systems. In this essay I try to construct a picture of what is and includes a computer crime as well as a portray of hackers, their concerns, and the way in which hacking takes place. What I intend to argue is that, in their majority, hackers are learners and explorers who want to help rather than cause damage....   [tags: Hacking Computers Technology Essays]

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A Lawsuit Over Plagiarism in H. Bruce Millers Life is Not Measured by Grade-Point Averages

- ... The weakness of Millers paper is that he never mentioned or considered Napolitano’s feelings on the occurring problem, even though his main attention wasn’t on her feelings. Napolitano was being charged with plagiarism and the faculty-student committee from Preston University decided that her punishment for the crime would be having her diploma withheld for an entire year (Miller, par.1). In Millers paper he states that he has “very limited knowledge of the circumstances and no knowledge at all of Napolitano, to judge the right and wrong of this case” (Miller, par.2), making his argument weaker because he later assumes that “Napolitano's lawsuit is just another variation on what's gettin...   [tags: university, paper, money]

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Defense Measures

- Defense Measures A mission to smash into a space rock to deflect it and study its structure has been given priority over five other potential asteroid projects by the European Space Agency. The slam-bang 'Don Quijote' mission would help scientists figure out how to deflect or destroy any asteroid in the future that might be found to be on a collision course with Earth. The project uses the Spanish spelling of Don Quixote, the protagonist in Cervantes' novel who has chivalrous ideas that tend toward the impractical....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Determining the Volume of Acid that Will React with a Carefully Measured Volume of Alkalai

- Determining the Volume of Acid that Will React with a Carefully Measured Volume of Alkalai Aim The aim of this experiment is to determine the volume of acid that will react with a carefully measured volume of alkali (base). Prediction ========== Universal indicator ------------------- Acid Alkali Neutral Red Purple Green Methyl orange Acid Alkali Neutral Red Yellow Yellow Methyl red Acid Alkali Neutral Orange Blue Red Phenolphthalein Acid Alkali Neutral Clear Purple Clear My prediction when using 10ml of 0.02m solution of sodium hydroxide (NaOH) is that 75ml of hydrochloric acid (HCl) will be needed for neutrali...   [tags: Papers]

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Evironmental Law: Enforcement Measures And Effectiveness

- Evironmental Law: Enforcement Measures and Effectiveness Pollution, why is it still running rampant in our environment today . Are there no laws to control or stop it . In regards to these questions, Canada has a great many laws to stop and regulate pollution. But despite this, why is it still happening. What are Canada's so called enforcement measures and are they effective . We have the Environmental Bill of Rights and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, just to name a few. Sure some polluters break these laws and get caught, but all they get is a slap on the wrist; why is that ....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Measures,

- The statement "the more acute the situation and by extension the greater the need, the less useful the United Nations is and the more irrelevant international law becomes", was once observed by a critic while talking about the United Nations. This essay will examine this question by drawing upon the book Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Measures, as well as look at some of the efforts of Rafael Lempkin. The above quote, in my own opinion, is stating that the more desperate a situation becomes, the lesser amount of good the United Nations will be able to do to resolve the situation....   [tags: International Affairs United Nations]

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How is Quality Measured?

- The word “quality" is used by a lot of people in different contexts. In most companies it is recognized that quality of a service or a product is very important. However, it is very hard to give a perfect definition that discriminates products or services of bad quality from products or services of high quality. The first to study the ARL of the EWMA was Roberts (1959). Roberts (1959) first introduced the exponentially weighted moving average (EWMA) control scheme. Using simulation to evaluate its properties, he showed that the EWMA is useful for detecting small shifts in the mean of a process Using simulation results, he derived nomograms for the ARL of normally distributed variables....   [tags: sampling, products, distribution]

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Incarceration in An Adult Prison Increases Juvenile Crime

- In the last 42 years little to no changes have been made to correct the standards that govern punitive measures towards juvenile delinquency. Today juvenile law is governed by state and many states have enacted a juvenile code. However, in numerous cases, juveniles are transferred to adult court when juvenile courts waive or relinquish jurisdiction. Adolescents should not be tried in the adult court system or sentenced to adult penitentiary's on account of: teen brains are not mature which causes a lack of understanding towards the system, incarceration in an adult facility increases juvenile crime, and children that are sentenced to adult prison are vulnerable to abuse and rape....   [tags: abuse, rape, punitive measures]

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Airbags: Pros, Cons, History, and Statistics

- Airbags have been around for a long while. They have a fascinating history in production, statistical information and safety measures. Various theories have been told about them in the sense of them being made because of different reasons. People use them on a daily basis and they are now very treasured. Airbags are a great life saver. Airbags have been around ever since a smart man, John Hetrick, got in a family car accident. He thought of the idea of an airbag and got the first patent in 1953....   [tags: Statistical Information, Safety Measures]

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The Effects of Obesity in America

- Western civilization has an issue that needs to be resolved immediately. People take for granted the ecology of their own body mutilating it beyond recognition and converting it to the shapeless mass. World Health International reported, in “2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, 20 and older, were overweight…over 200 million men and nearly 300 million women were obese.” As of today, people in shape are in the lower percentile while obesity takes up most of our population. Obesity has already become an epidemic in the country spreading all over the states....   [tags: diseases, preventive measures]

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The Human Development Index Is Vast Improvement on Measures of Development in Terms of Income

- ... By focusing on improving the education, health and skills of people, it enables people to participate in the economy because there is a more equitable distribution of income and assets, which results in a growth process as well as a share of benefits, particularly through employment. Basically, if a country has already built up considerable human capital then by choosing the correct policies and frameworks that allow the exploitation of these capabilities, room for progress is created. Income is influx, consumption that at the end of a period will leave an individual with the same amount goods as from the beginning of that particular period, with expectations of future goods....   [tags: society, economic, income, index]

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Sigmund Freud's Psychoanalytic Therapy Is the Gage that Measures All Therapies

- ... Jackson’s was defensive when discussion of possible sexual abuse was introduced in the sessions. This was pointed out as the Defense Mechansims, Repression. Therapist find this useful to bring the past experiences to the present, so that the client can begin to be aware. Chosen Model There are several key reason why the psychoanalytic model was chosen. Freudian view psychodynamic model as a way to provide a conceptual framework. This framework is used for understanding an individual’s history....   [tags: anxiety, interaction, relationships]

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Dangers of Invasive Species

- There are many different animal species in the United States, but how many species are actually native to this country. This study is to identify the various types of invasive species in the United States and the many different countries from which they come. Not only have animal species come from different countries, but plants as well. This study concentrates on the damages said to have been caused by invasive species and the measures that the national and international governments are taking to solve this problem....   [tags: Illnesses, Governmental Measures]

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Measures Companies Need to Take in Order to Prevent Computer Systems Failure

- ... 3.2 Employees Information technology outsourcing banks should also be competent in handling proper planning which provides training and development for employees in technology and teach them new skills required in discharging their responsibilities in new areas of information technology and management. Moreover, this reminds company representative’s work at least some of the CA 7 operator firm has taken in India to find qualified professional information technology candidates. The problem is caused by a less experienced employee making a big mistake while performing a routine task of backing up an upgrade to CA 7 tool is generally in the field of information technology....   [tags: hackers, keystroke, loggers, banking]

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Public Health Measures Against Venereal Disease of the Early Twentieth Century

- At the onset of the twentieth century, many changes in American life were occurring, including the expansion of cities, an increase in immigration, and a change in the typical family structure. A movement of social reforms known as progressivism arose to counter these changes, which were viewed as a challenge to domestic life. Specifically, venereal disease caught the attention of many progressives. As members of the medical profession learned more about the pathology of disease, venereal disease became regarded as the ultimate threat to the American family....   [tags: medical, sex education, STDs]

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Censorship in the Media

- Is Censorship necessary. “Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear." -- Harry S Truman Thesis: Although some people believe that censorship is adequate to select what things does the society will be good and can live around it while others believe that there should be no censorship because it takes away your right of expression of freedom....   [tags: opposition, repressive measures]

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Austrailian Supermarkets: Coles Sustainability

- Coles is a large Australian supermarket with many extents of the company. Due to it being such a sizable corporation, the environmental and sustainability problems that come with it can be difficult to manage efficiently. The information that Coles has released demonstrates that they are putting in substantial efforts to try to manage their sustainability and environmental state, but is it as much as they can do. Following is an analysing of Coles’ environmental and sustainability information, which will look into energy, water, waste, products, pollution, transport, education and training, and packaging....   [tags: home deliberies, measures, company]

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Labor Union Methodology

- Labor unions are associations of traders or professionals formed to protect the rights and interests of the members and they are legally recognized by law trough the Labor Relation Act. They play a big role in influencing the laws and policies for public employees. To achieve this they use assorted ways and methods which include: Memorandums, Strikes, and Legal measures among others. Memorandums: This is a way of influencing the laws and policies for public employees. It involves the members voicing their grievances to their leaders who in turn sit down with the employer or government representative for negotiations....   [tags: Memorandums, Strikes, Legal Measures]

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A Passenger's Concern: How Safe Are Airport Security Measures?

- A Passenger's Concern: How Safe Are Airport Security Measures. Air travel is a fast and convenient way to reach a destination. Even if many passengers may complain of missed flights, delays during the holidays, and the number of carry-ons they are allowed to bring onto the plane, air travel is an important part of quick transportation. One essential part of the airport system is security. Today, security is a major priority that airports must administer strictly. Due to the recent terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, airports along with airlines want their customers to feel safe....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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Prevention and Safeguard Measures For Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

- Prevention and Safeguard Measures For Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). Abstract Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly referred to as mad cow disease, is a disease that damages the central nervous system and results to death. This disease is caused by abnormal proteins, or prions, and directly kills nervous tissues, thus is directly linked to the spinal cord and brain. The United States Department of Agriculture and the United States Food and Drug Administrations have set safeguards and firewalls to prevent BSE-contaminated beef from entering into the human food supply....   [tags: BSE Prion Mad Cow Disease]

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THE THREAT OF BIOLOGICAL WARFARE AND POSSIBLE PREVENTATIVE MEASURES

- The Threat of Biological Warfare and Possible Preventative Measures The events of September 11,2001, have made the threat of terrorism on our mainland very real. The twin towers were made into rubble that day, along with the lives of the many people touched by the overwhelming loss of life that occurred that day. Now, if that isn’t enough to cope with, in creeps the specter of bio-terrorism. Biological weapons are devices intended to deliberately disseminate disease producing organisms or toxins in food, water, by insect, or as an aerosol....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Using Effective Measures to Combat the Occurrence of Homelessness in the City

- Using Effective Measures to Combat the Occurrence of Homelessness in the City The Urban Institute, a policy research organization, estimates that each year over two million people will experience homelessness in the United States. On any given night, approximately 750,000 individuals will be forced to sleep on the streets, in shelters, at campsites, and in cars ("Homelessness"). While the occurrence of homelessness in Tempe seems less severe when compared to the national statistics, it remains a significant problem for the city....   [tags: Papers]

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Critique of Scholarly Article on Guns and Crime

- Critique of Scholarly Article on Guns and Crime Focus and Findings In their article Gun Ownership as a Risk Factor For Homicide in The Home, Arthur Kellerman and his colleagues state that gun ownership increases the risk of violent crimes in the home instead of conferring protection. However, after reviewing their claims a number of flaws in their research and data collection methods are evident. There are a series of inappropriate conclusions and validity concerns throughout the article – having realized that these exist – it is impossible to sustain that gun ownership leads to higher homicide rates....   [tags: control measures, homicide, criminal activity]

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Issues Dividing America Conveyed in Speeches "The Clay Compromise Measures", "On the Clay Compromise" and "The Higher Law Speech"

- Ever since the origin of America, the country had several issues that were in need of immediate attention. The Clay Compromise Measures, On the Clay Compromise, and The Higher Law Speech, each demonstrate, through the speakers, that America was not always a free and just nation, granted that it was founded to be a Christian nation. The two foremost problems were the issue of slavery, and also the inequality in the relationship between North and South. Due to the predicaments, the two distinct parts of the United States were on the verge of splitting in two and to make America a divided country....   [tags: american history]

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Measures Taken by the Current Labour Government to Enhance the Independence of the Bank of England

- Measures Taken by the Current Labour Government to Enhance the Independence of the Bank of England Throughout 1989 – 1991 New Zealand, Chile and Canada all took the initiative to increase the independence of their central banks and then in 1997 the new Labour Government followed this trend giving the Bank of England independence to set interest rates. With effect from June 1997 the Bank formed a Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) which meets on a monthly basis to determine interest rates....   [tags: Papers]

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Why did measures against the Jews escalate in Nazi Germany

- Why did measures against the Jews escalate in Nazi Germany. There are two views as to the why the measures against the Jews escalated in Nazi German. The intentionalists believe in the fast fading view that Hitler had intended to commit genocide from the very beginning and he couldn’t carry out his plan until Germany had enough power to do so. They also believe that Germany was a monolithic state with one man at the top and everyone obeying his orders, “the road to Auschwitz is straight.” This view is fast becoming discredited by another group called the structuralists....   [tags: Papers]

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The Measures Taken to Meet the Demands for Reform in France between 1789 and 1792

- The Measures Taken to Meet the Demands for Reform in France between 1789 and 1792 After October 1789 most Frenchmen believed that the revolution was over. During the next few years the Constituent assembly set about reorganising French government, laws, finances and the economy by applying the principles of the Declaration of Rights to give France a uniform, decentralised, representative and humanitarian system. The deputies wanted to make sure that power was decentralised by restructuring local government....   [tags: Papers]

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Assessment of Three Government Policies Measures to Increase Labour Mobility

- Assessment of Three Government Policies Measures to Increase Labour Mobility Labour mobility refers to the freedom of workers to practice their occupation wherever opportunities exist. This may mean changing occupation (occupational mobility) or moving to work in another area (geographical mobility). A lack of mobility is identified as a cause of structural unemployment. This is where mismatches occur and unemployed workers are unable or unwilling to fill existing vacancies due to the skills shortages- occupational immobility or shortages in particular areas-geographical mobility Governments use various measures to improve mobility .In the UK these include th...   [tags: Papers]

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Preventive Measures Not Taken by US Before World War I

- Preventive Measures Not Taken by US Before World War I World War I was a war of great magnitude and importance. Wilson's goals for World War I to be the war to end all wars and to make the world safe from democracy were never accomplished. German submarine warfare and freedom of the seas brought the United States into the war. It could've been prevented if we would've not allowed the German submarine problem to get out of control and ended it when it began. To prepare better for the war the United States should have drafted all males and females between the ages of eighteen and forty-five....   [tags: Papers]

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Intellectual Property Laws and Security Measures

- Everyday people are coming up with new created ideas, innovations, and inventions and there are people who would steal those for personal gain. The intellectual property law is to protect people’s ideas, innovations, and inventions to prevent people from stealing ideas and passing them as their own for a profit. According to Grama, (2011), the laws recognizes three types of intellectual property of patents, trademarks, and copyrights, (p. 265). Patents are used to protect inventions such as equipment, designs, processes and more....   [tags: violations, policies, fbi]

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The Measures of the Bolsheviks to Maintain Power and Address the Problems of Russia Before the Outbreak of Civil War

- The Measures of the Bolsheviks to Maintain Power and Address the Problems of Russia Before the Outbreak of Civil War After the Bolsheviks seizure of power in November 1917, Lenin needed to ensure all previously made promises were kept and that Russia's increasing problems were resolved. The Bolsheviks were a relatively small party with big plans for Russia - a communist state. Is this were to be possible Lenin would need to gain greater support. Lenin made several crucial decisions in the early days of ‘peace, bread, land and all power to the soviet’....   [tags: Papers]

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Slovenia: From state economy to the EU austerity measures

- The death of Josip Broz Tito in 1980, made some significant changes within Yugoslavia. As one of the constituent Republics of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Slovenia was considered to be the most prosperous republic of Yugoslavia (ESI). But the election of Slobodan Milosevic as the President of Serbia and then later as the 3rd President of Yugoslavia; the rise of nationalism of the ethnic groups; and the economic turmoil within Yugoslavia shaped within the geography of the Balkans. Driven by those circumstances, Slovenians declared their independence from the Federation after its 10-day war in 1991 (ESI)....   [tags: Yugoslavia, History, Economy]

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Digital Fraud Common Forms and Preventative Measures

- Introduction “Whoever commits a fraud is guilty not only of the particular injury to him who he deceives, but of the diminution of that confidence which constitutes not only the ease but the existence of society” -Samuel Johnson In our ever changing world, technological advances over the past twenty years have paved the way for and deepened our reliance on the digital and computerized lifestyle; electronic mailing, online social networking, computer gaming, e-book reading, mobile phoning, etc......   [tags: Crime ]

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Investigation of the Pinna Effect in Response to a Click: Analysis of the Frequency Response Curve Measured at the Eardrum

- Introduction The human auditory system is incredibly accurate in identifying signal content, location, and meaning through discrete neurological processes. The accuracy of these processes begins at the external, anatomical portions of the auditory pathway: the pinna and ear canal. The pinna serves to collect sound from the environment and generate direction-dependent cues through spectral transformations (Hofman, et al, 1998; Raykar, et al, 2005). Sounds that are funneled into the ear canal contain range of frequencies that are amplified and attenuated....   [tags: the human auditory system]

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The Effects of Wolves on Game Populations

- The reintroduction of wolves has effected game a crossed the western Rockies. In many ways wolves have been a negative influence. They have caused problems in many wild game populations, including deer, elk, and many more. What has caused these problems, how do wolves hunt, and how do we control them. The original wolves were very different from the ones that were planted. So while environmentalists thought they were helping to level out environmental problems, they succeeded in doing the opposite, by bringing back the wrong kind of wolves they started, depleting elk populations, and wild game....   [tags: environmental measures and effects]

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Triangle Shirtwaist Fire - Lasting Effects

- INTRODUCTION On March 25, 1911, 146 garment factory workers their lives in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City. In less than an hour, these workers died from asphyxiation, burns, or jumping to their deaths in a futile attempt at escape (McGuire, 2011). The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory the eighth through tenth floors of New York City’s Asch building, and employed approximately 700 workers, 500 of them young women and girls (McGuire, 2011). A fire quickly broke out on the eighth floor shortly before the end of the work day....   [tags: safety measures in factories]

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The Process of Making Nuclear Power

- ... For example spent fuel rods are considered high-level waste because of their radioactivity (Phelps). After the fuel rods fill up the storage capacity in a plant they can do two things (Phelps). They can either expand their storage capacity or develop a permanent waste site (Phelps). The problem is that we cannot develop permanent waste sites because the nuclear waste will just keep accumulating (Phelps). Also, they cannot keep on expanding their storage forever. You can see the dilemma that the world has come to when dealing with nuclear energy....   [tags: radioactive material, safety measures]

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Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures in Lord of the Flies by William Golding

- In most societies, adults play a lead role in maintaining civilization. In William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies, there is no adult guidance which drives the children to spiral out of control. No authority means there are no consequences for bad behavior; therefore the children were not afraid of getting in trouble for the things that they were doing. When fear of “The Beast” takes over the island, it begins to possess the boys and motivates them to do whatever they need to feel empowered and accepted....   [tags: children, bullying, shootings]

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Measures Companies Need to Take in Order to Prevent Computers System Failure

- ... Both the client and server have keys on encryption keys. When a backup is preformed the data is encrypted at the client before being sent to the server for storage on tape. This added an extra level of security to your backup over the network or if a third party manages to get hold of the backup tape. The keys used to create the encryption should be record and stored in a secure place. In the event of a system failure the data would be irretrievable without the encryption keys. Disaster recovery options are included with larger base packages....   [tags: threats, backup, protection, network]

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UK Health Services Not Meeting the Needs to Identify Specific Health Measures for Gay and Bisexual Men

- Health according to the Constitution adopted by the International Health Conference held in New York in 1946 which led to the foundation of the World Health Organization (WHO) was defined as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” (World Health Organization 2006, pp. 1-18) and it was observed a fundamental right of every human being to enjoy the highest attainable standard of health irrespective of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition (WHO, 2006)....   [tags: health care great britain, ]

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Research Article Analysis: Juveniles in Prison

- Research Article Analysis This research analysis is meant to measure the effects of this particular program against the goals it set out to accomplish as a means of contributing to subsequent decision making about the program and improving future programming. This applied research study is an evaluation research project of social science that is intended to supply scientifically valid information with which to guide public policy. The goals of this evaluation research are to provide feedback to policy makers in concrete and measurable terms....   [tags: jain, research paper, criminology]

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Mandatory Recycling and How It Can Help Our World

- MANDATORY RECYCLING The question is why or not recycle should be to be mandatory. I strongly believe that recycle should be mandatory to be necessary for al citizen, not solely in my Country however globally, recycle will facilitate defend the setting and its basis for each nationality Recycle is useful in the setting if done on a vast scale. They're square measure several edges to use and their square measure disadvantages additionally. Some edges embody reducing waste, value effectiveness, and education of the general public on the results Recycling will save saves energy as a result of the manufacturer doesn’t get to turn out one thing new from raw natural resources....   [tags: vast scale, naturally, pollution]

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The Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing

- Throughout the years students have dreaded one thing their entire school career, that one thing is standardized testing. Instead of focusing on classes at school, students are constantly worried about the pressure of applications and the strain that comes along with standardized testing. This kind of testing induces much unneeded stress that may generate the student to do poorly on the standardized test. Many educators argue that standardized testing is an accurate way of testing students in the sense that it can compare students for college and that it provides fast results of the students’ knowledge....   [tags: stress, results, knowledge, student]

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The SAT and Its Role in Public Policy

- Today, in the United States, standardized tests are administered every year by states to their Kindergarten-12th grade public school students. Different states place different weight on their standardized testing results where some states differ their funding based on results and annual improvement, whereas other states allow schools to simply gauge where their students are scoring relative to other schools in the state. These tests, however, are only standardized within one state. One of the few tests standardized throughout the entire country is the SAT, the Scholastic Aptitude Test, administered by College Board and required by, “More than 800 of the nation’s colleges and universities,”...   [tags: standardized tests, US education system]

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Performance Measurment for Non-Profit Organizations

- ... (2009)). Measurement methods Author/Company Year 1ST Measurement Project General Electric 1952 Porter’s five forces Porter 1985 The Value chain Porter 1985 The Performance Pyramid Cross & Lynch 1991 Balanced score card Kaplan & Norton 1992 Business Navigator Skandia 1994 The profit chain in services Heskett et al. 1997 The Stakeholder model Approach Atkinsen et al. 1997 The Value reporting model Wright & Keegan 1997 The intangible asset monitor Sveiby 1998 The EFQM model Olve et al. 1999 The Performance prism Neely et al. 2001 Destination Performance analysis tool Dimitris Koutoulas 2006 DMO’s Activities, performance & productive measures DMAI 2011 Own illustration adapted from De Carlo,...   [tags: stakeholders, market, benchmarking]

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Do Sequoyah Ramps Follow The ADA Guide Lines?

- The objective of this experiment was to determine whether or not the ramps at the Sequoyah High School met the qualifications of the American Disability Act, which is enacted to ensure the safety and protection of disabled people in the United States by taking extra measures in public places, such as installation of ramps In the experiment, one person put the laser at the top of the ramps, making sure it was level. Another person then took a meter stick, and measured where the laser light hit the meter stick at the bottom of the ramps....   [tags: experiment, ADA, qualifications]

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Fixing the Canadian Productivity Lag

- In a November 2011 Globe and Mail Blog, the author concludes that lagging Canadian productivity up to 2008 (compared to the USA) has cost Canadians $7500 annually in disposable income. This was one of the conclusions of a model simulation conducted by the Conference Board of Canada (Arcane & Lefebvre, 2011). Additionally, the model relates that real GDP would have been $8500 higher in 2008 while corporate profits would have been 40 per cent higher and government revenues would have been 31 per cent higher (Grant, 2011), had Canada kept up with the USA....   [tags: Canadian Government ]

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Intelligence Definition and Measurements

- Psychologists have differed on the definition for intelligence and how to measure intelligence. In this paper the definition of intelligence and how it is measured will be discussed by comparing and contrasting the two intelligence tests and two achievement tests chosen from the Mental Measurement Yearbook. The intelligence tests chosen were the Primary Test of Nonverbal Intelligence (PTONI) and the Test of Memory and Learning, 2nd ed., (TOMAL-2) and the achievement tests chosen were the Basic Achievement Skills Inventory (BASI) and the Differential Ability Scales, 2nd ed....   [tags: Intelligence]

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Gross Domestic Product

- Not everything that can be counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted’ a famous quote by Cameron (1963) which is very insightful and interesting. He explains what many in the 21st century are trying to do so as well, and reminds us that there are many things which have more to them than what we count them for in our books. GDP is essentially measuring and counting all of the economic output/input of an economy in terms of money. In this essay I will be addressing the key terms and explaining how GDP is a good measure in some ways, but does not fully reflect the reality of wealth and wellbeing....   [tags: Wealth, Welfare, Measurement Tools]

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Tourism Industry a Major Source of Income

- ... In terms of indicators based on the purpose of this paper seeks to measure the impacts or benefits, competitiveness and future development in tourism. indicator Core Supplementary Future development Tourism performance and impacts -TDGDP -Inbound tourism expenditures -Exports of tourism services Ability of a destination to deliver quality and competitive tourism services -Labor productivity -Air connectivity and inter-modality -Government budget allocation for tourism Table1: List of indicators for measuring in tourism Source: modified from OECD (2013) Table1 shows indicators for measuring in tourism in accordance with OECD (2013) stated that indicators for measuring such factor...   [tags: economy and tourism destination]

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Social Security Benefit Indexing

- Social security benefit payments put increasing pressure on the Federal budget. The Social Security Administration has estimated that the system could become insolvent by 2041. With the U.S. national debt at over $17 trillion, or about $54,000 per person, reforming Social Security to ensure its solvency is a major problem for economic policymakers. One proposal to tighten benefits it to change the automatic cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for payments. In order to maintain recipients’ purchasing power, social security benefits currently rise from year to year based upon a measure of inflation: this is the cost-of-living adjustment....   [tags: inflation, debt, beneficiaries]

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Failures in Research Measuring the Standard of Living

- Standard of living was measured by household asset and material possessions; using an INFHS standard of living index. Possessions were given a weighted average and added up. Each household was assigned to a quintile that ranges from high to lower quintile. Asset indices measure SEP at the household level in an attempt to quantify the material aspects of living conditions and its interpretation is hinged on the relationship of the individual to the household. Subramanian et al failed in measuring life course SEP....   [tags: assets, indicator, gender]

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Classical Music: Gustav Mahler

- Gustav Mahler is now a world-renowned composer of classical music. He wasn’t always looked upon as highly during his working career as he is now posthumously. From Austria and of Jewish decent, Mahler began his musical career like many composers do, with the piano. He soon took to a formal musical education and grew to compose twelve full symphonies among his various other works. Mahler’s music fell into a part of musical history called the Romantic Period. Ranging from 1820 to 1900, the later portion of this period captured his works....   [tags: emotions, love and loss, composer]

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Pools and Riffles Within a River: The River Teme

- Using the results gathered from a recent field study at the The Leigh Brook, suggest the morphological, hydrological and sediment differences between the Pool and Riffle. Within a river there are areas known as pools and riffles. The pool is an area of deeper slow moving water, whereas the river is an area of shallow, fast flowing white water. The rocks are also clearly visible at the riffle, but submerged in the pool. A pool is usually found on a meander whereas the riffle is normally seen on the straighter areas of the channel, they tend to be situated very close to one another, forming in sequences....   [tags: water motion, the leigh brook]

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Handel's Oratorio: Messiah

- Handel’s Messiah No. 9 (measure 107-138) Handel’s Messiah is a Baroque-era, awe-inspiring composition; rich with history, profound in meaning, and intensely intimidating when asked to dig deep into its inner workings. When first receiving this assignment, I was overwhelmed by what I was being asked to do. But after analyzing and critiquing the melody, adding figured bass symbols, macro-analyzing the chords, adding roman numerals, and commenting on the voice leading in chords moving in root position, I feel as if I have only scratched the surface of all Handel put into the Messiah....   [tags: Classical music analysis]

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Overview of Edgard Varèse’s Density 21.5 for Unaccompanied Flute

- Density 21.5 Edgard Varèse’s Density 21.5 for unaccompanied flute was composed in 1936 (revised in 1944) at the request of George Barrère for the première of his new platinum flute.Inspired by the flute’s capabilities, Varèse sought to showcase the platinum instrument’s full range of sound and explore its timbral capacity. Density is a monophonic work that is characterized by extreme dynamics, angular motives, timbral variety, and complex rhythms. During the span of sixty-one measures, Varèse exploits the flute’s full range of sound and color and almost every pitch on the instrument is realized....   [tags: Tone Color, Upper Register]

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The Importance of Function Over Form in the Classical Concerto

- In the 18th century, the concerto was transformed into a viable instrumental genre to both demonstrate virtuosity as well as a cohesive character that embodied the natural. Though the series of changes from the Baroque concerto grosso to the Classical concerto were gradual and cannot be attributed to a single composer, the Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor K. 466 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a skillful representation of the genre in that era. Of particular interest in this concerto is the treatment of sonata form in the first movement....   [tags: Classical Music]

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Are Standardized Tests a Valid Measurement of Student Learning?

- “Standardized testing is one of the most passionately debated education topics in America” (Baxter, pg. 1). They became much more prevalent after the 2002 No Child Left Behind Act mandated annual testing across the United States. Standardized tests are used to assess students and teachers, however some people object the idea that the performance on a single test is a valid measure of what a student has learned, or what their teacher has taught them. In this paper I will argue that relying solely on standardized testing for student placement damages education....   [tags: achievement, bias, education ]

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Woodcock-Johnson II NU: Tests of Cognitive Abilities

- Along with the already clear and precise guidelines for the Woodcock-Johnson III NU Tests of Cognitive Abilities, seven new features have been added to the tests (Woodcock & Johnson, 1989). In the Woodcock-Johnson III NU: Tests of Cognitive Abilities, it includes eight new tests, which measure information-processing abilities (Keith, Kranzler, & Flanagan, 2001). These tests include ones which measure working memory, planning, naming speed, and attention (Woodcock, McGrew, & Mather, 2001b). Also included in this version are five new cognitive clusters (McGrew, Werder, & Woodcock, 1991)....   [tags: measuring information-processing abilities]

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Cost Utility Analysis of Co-Prescribed Heorin Compared with methadone

- The paper details a study conducted to assess two treatment methods for heroin addicts. The first one is the methadone maintenance treatment, and the second is methadone supplemented with heroin. Although, the latter is known for its better effects on patients, both mentally and physically, it requires more health care resources and therefore might not be efficient on a societal level. Benefits of a co-prescribed heroin treatment could be in the form of longer term cost efficiencies, manifested by the decrease of both the need for healthcare services, and crime rates....   [tags: heroind addicts, methadone treatment, drugs]

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Making a Tissue Box Cover

- ... Determine the type of fabric to use for your tissue box cover. Fabric choices can easily be found on the Internet or at a local fabric supply store. Purchase a different style of fabric if you will be making more than one tissue cover. Create a template for the tissue box cover from computer paper. Position the tissue box on one piece of paper and trace around the bottom using a pencil. Repeat this process with each side of the box using a separate piece of paper. Make sure to add one-quarter inch to the height and width....   [tags: Craft, Decoration, Home]

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