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No Longer at Ease

- No Longer at Ease The story explores the conflicts in Obi Okonkwo's life. He is a young man from Eastern Nigeria who has to develop his career in the midst of all his problems. He is pressurised by the men of his tribe, the Umuofia Progressive Union, not to forget his traditions and to pay his dues to they helped him to be educated. He is also faced with the conflict of adhering to the Christian principle his father Isaac Okonkwo, a staunch Christian, raised him with and the seduction of the so-called “evil Western influences” on the younger Nigeria generation....   [tags: Chinua Achebe No Longer at Ease Essays]

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The power and Ease of The Automobile

- Since the end of the 1800's we have had the luxury of being able to travel with the power and ease of the automobile. This wondrous device we have all come to rely upon for our daily routines day after day, year after year, and for over a century now, to the surprise of many who had not thought about it, it is essentially the same as it has been in theory for the majority of that century. To the current few generations with us today, we use these devices to commute to various places of interest, work, or otherwise....   [tags: Traveling, Vehicle, Driving]

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No Longer at Ease by Chinua Achebe

- Chinua Achebe is one of the established author in Nigeria and all over the world at large. In this book, Achebe shows us how corruption has shaped the lives and behaviour of the Nigerian society from colonial era to present independence. “No Longer at Ease” is a book that talks about corruption and the way it affects people. It even goes as far to talk about the traditional life, cultural behaviour and the activities of the Nigerian society. “Corruption”, is the swindling behaviour of virtuous people in the society and country at large....   [tags: nigeria, corruption]

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No Longer At Ease by Chinua Achebe

- Well-acclaimed author, Chinua Achebe from Wes Africa, is recognized worldwide for his exquisite and intelligent usage of literary devices to bring to the limelight pertinent issues facing the African continent, more specifically Nigeria. He introduces the world to his main character Obi Okonkwo whom; through his eyes, a glimpse is given into the world of a Nigerian .In Things Fall Apart, his first of three novels, Okonkwo, upon his arrival from England is completely detached from his African heritage....   [tags: Obi Okonkwo, west africa]

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No Longer At Ease By Chinua Achebe

- The novel, No Longer at Ease, by Chinua Achebe is a story that seems like it will end with a happy ending, but makes a left turn to on coming traffic. The novel describes Obi Okonkwo’s life and the struggles he faces after coming back from studying abroad in England. The book begins with Obi on trial and it is as if the author already had Obi failing from the start. Since the moment Obi arrives to back to Nigeria, he is confronted with bribes by uneducated Nigerians so they could obtain a job. The novel takes place during the corruption of Nigeria when the Europeans being to decolonize and leave the colonies to the black African Americans and leave them to live their own lives....   [tags: Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart, Igbo people]

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The Bible Just Came Together With Ease

- Being a Christian I feel that we are led to believe that the bible just came together with ease because the Gospels were in essence of Gods choosing and it is the book of God. People do not seem to go into the details of how the Bible was constructed, what kind of process it was and you hardly hear about other writings that were not put in, almost giving a false illusion in some sense that what was in the bible is what they had left. I cannot recall one instance where that was spoken of in the church I attended or Sunday school while I was a child....   [tags: Christianity, New Testament, Jesus, Bible]

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African Politics: No Longer at Ease by Obi Okonkwo

- ... Along with the prelude novel, Things Fall Apart of 1958, Achebe published a sequel to his story two years later. Both stories are tragedies: a good man comes to a bad end. His weakness combines with external conditions to bring him down. The first novel is when Britain was turning Nigeria into a colony. No Longer at Ease deals the story two generations later in the mid-1950s, as Nigeria moves toward independence. According to Professor Michael Valdez Moses, Achebe’s No Longer at Ease and Things Fall Apart trace a formal modulation that mirrors the historical development from the epic world of a traditional tribal society to the increasingly modern and bureaucratic world of a postcolonial...   [tags: power, achebe, things fall apart]

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The Trap-Ease Mousetrap

- The Trap-Ease Mousetrap If a man [can]… make a better mousetrap than his neighbor…the world will make a beaten path to his door. True, but only if the world perceives more value in it than the next door neighbor’s. Statement of the Problem Despite the publicity and the proven uniqueness of Trap-Ease mousetrap, both demand and sales fall radically short of expectations. The purpose of this analysis is to identify the root of the problem and how it can possibly be solved. Price It was stated in the article that the Trap-Ease was approximately five to ten times more expensive than the standard traps already present in the market....   [tags: Business Marketing Management Essays]

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Trap Ease Traps Mice Easily

- Martha has chosen women as its target market but Martha has to consider whether the woman is the decision maker when it comes to home improvement items like mousetraps. Martha could try targeting males. The men who see it as their role/duty to deal with pest control in the home thus protecting the women from the gruesome nature that is usually involves in the process. In the case of Trap-Ease the mouse maybe trap alive in the trap and women may not want to deal with that aspect but the man may have no problem of disposing the trap with a live mouse....   [tags: Marketing Analysis Product Business]

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The Benefits of Creating an Online Flip Book

- ... One important thing to keep in mind is a flip book that has been added to a web page will be available to users every day of the year. There are many benefits I have experienced using for creating online materials. The means to make your own flip book provides many advantages that are not available with brochures, a catalog, and other standard marketing materials. Anyone who visits a website can easily access a flip book very quickly. This means a business has a new tool to advertise to new and existing customers....   [tags: marketing, web page, ease]

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A Look at the Use of Wordle

- A Look at the Use of Wordle For this assignment we were asked to create a Wordle. A wordle is a cluster of words that are created in a random shape. The user goes to the website and types in their own words. The web 2.0 tool then generates to size and shape of the wordle. The more words the user puts in the larger and more filled the wordle is. The larger size words appear to be the words that are input the most. My largest size word was line, this was because I used the words from a lesson on a line....   [tags: ease, learning, tool]

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Do You Want For Your Life With More Grace And Ease?

- Do you want to live your life with more grace and ease. Do you want parenting to become less stressful. I know I do. It 's a process I am working through now. It 's a 2 stage process. The first stage will bring you more grace and in the second stage you will find ease. The first stage is what I like to call "getting right with your expectations." Here is a little secret, if you check your expectations with every situation, you will live your life with more grace. Now this is helpful with EVERY person and situation you meet....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles, 2002 albums]

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Cognizant Technology Solutions: Two-in-a Box Stucture to Ease Tensions

- ... As organisational differentiation increases, coordination and collaboration between departments becomes more difficult (Daft et al., 2010). Before TIB was introduced, there were clear and well documented tensions which were arising between the off-shore centres and the smaller more ‘disconnected’ teams based on client site (Eccles et al, 2011). On-site employees sometimes had to deal with routine delivery issues, whereas off-site delivery and technology support teams were also responsible for understanding clients’ requirement and needs....   [tags: increase, learn, cohesiveness, groups]

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Corruption is the Norm in Nigeria in Chinua Achebe's Novel, No Longer at Ease

- Corruption, is a consistent theme which was used by Chinua Achebe in the novel “No Longer at Ease”, he makes known of the theme by showing that corruption was an elementary piece of the Nigerian civil and business organisation during the colonial era. Although the novel was written in the 1960’s, the theme of the story is still in existence in modern day Nigeria where there is still extensive bribery and corruption .Corruption consists of a diffident diversity of practices, which includes embezzlement of public funds, bribery and misuse of power....   [tags: bribery, victim, power]

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Spaces affected by Colonialism. A study on Chinua Achebe’s No Longer at Ease

- “What fundamentally is colonization. To agree on what it is not: neither evangelization, nor a philanthropic enterprise, nor a desire to push back the frontiers of ignorance, disease, and tyranny, nor a project undertaken for the greater glory of God, nor an attempt to extend the rule of law” – Aime Cesaire, Discourse on Colonialism. The effects of coloniazation was Far reaching. Though the generation under the tyranny of the colonizer sufferd a lot under their physical rule the next generations are yet suffering under their subjugation mentally....   [tags: natives, white communities]

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Issues of Corruption in Africa in Chinua Achebe's Novel, No Longer at Ease

- The issue of corruption has been a phenomenon which has pervaded not only Nigeria but other colonies in Africa for quite a while. Chinua Achebe uses this book "No Longer at Ease" to portray the corruption in the Nigerian society and how deep it has eaten into every aspect of the Nigerian civil and business organisation. This pervasive corruption has been blamed on colonialism with the most convincing argument point being that the lifestyle of the Europeans and Nigerians such as Hon. Sam Okoli who worked in high positions influenced people holding special positions to receive bribe and misuse their powers....   [tags: nigeria, bribery, interdependence]

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The Sacred in Things Fall Apart and No Longer at Ease

-      Chinua Achebe's works reveal the sustaining relevance of "the sacred" to his audience and invite his readers to consider the metamorphosis of sacred tropes from traditional to colonial times.  The mask in Achebe's novels Things Fall Apart and No Longer At Ease is one of a number of tropes which represent the shifting of the locus of "the sacred" from community to individual.  This trope, and others like it, reflects upon the way in which European influence has directed the social significance of spirituality through the process of colonization.  Through the examination of these tropes, one should develop a critical awareness of the relationship between the sacred and the pro...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Personal Narrative : My Final Banquet

- My Final Banquet It was my final moments as a Chelsea High School cheerleader. My final banquet had quickly approached. It was then that I realized I was not ready for the season to be over. I stood in front of my friends, fellow cheerleaders, and their families as they watched and waited for me to recite my last words as the season came to an end. It took hours for me to write about what my teammates and my coaches meant to me. I did not want to sound too nostalgic since I’m not the emotional type, but I also did not want to come across as indifferent....   [tags: High school, Cheerleading, At Ease, The Stage]

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Proposed SCUBA (Stable, Conservative Underwater Borrower Assistance) Program to Ease the Foreclosure Crisis

- There is no shortage of programs now available in the mortgage industry to help ease the foreclosure crisis. Although some of them provide direct financial assistance to key participants in the foreclosure process to encourage them to find a less costly alternative, there is really no national effort to address one of the most stubborn factors that often leads to foreclosure and in some cases thwarts efforts to avoid it. Many borrowers in the U.S. owe more than their house is worth, either on just their first mortgage or in combination with a second mortgage or home-equity line of credit....   [tags: real estate]

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A Cross-Cultural Group Activity Using Google Hangouts: Perceived Ease of Use and Usefulness

- Introduction The use of social media is prevalent not only among the younger generation but also in all age groups. New technologies emerge constantly and many of the digital-age children seem to adopt them quickly without much effort. While a number of free online programs are available, not all of them are appropriate for educational purposes and some may only bring undesired outcomes to students. Especially, social media can cause serious problems in schools, such as cyber bullying and privacy and security issues (Mishna et al., 2010; Redecker, Ala-Mutka, & Punie, 2010)....   [tags: use of social media by younger generations]

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The Right to Breath With Ease

- Secondhand smoke is a combination of the smoke produced at the end of a burning cigarette and that that a smoker exhales. It can easily be identified by its distinct odor and is retained in clothing, furniture, hair, and curtains. Secondhand smoke contains over 4000 chemicals with more than 50 of these known to cause cancer (Report of the Surgeon General). It contains numerous toxic metals including lead, cadmium, nickel, beryllium, radioactive polonium-210, and arsenic, found in many pesticides (Report of the Surgeon General)....   [tags: Health ]

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Plan to Ease the Foreclosure Crisis in America

- During a time of economic crisis, the news is full of story after story of companies closing, people losing their jobs, or the foreclosure rate going up. It can be upsetting to listen to, so why not just turn the channel. The news can seem impersonal when talking about a national crisis and is easy to tune out. Citizens think that they can simply ignore this crisis until a man from the bank comes knocking on their door with a notice of eviction. The truth is that in this economy, very few have absolute job security and anyone’s circumstances can change in an instant....   [tags: real estate]

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Ease Of Using Search Engines

- “It is easy for all users to find specific information on the World Wide Web”. Because the web is relatively new in terms of reaching a large percentage of a country’s population, users’ experience, understanding and expertise varies widely. Technically-minded people will arguably have been familiar with the World Wide Web for longer, and therefore be able to find specific information more efficiently, if not more quickly than less experienced users. Defining ‘easy’ in terms of using the World Wide Web is interesting....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Summary of African Novel, No Longer at Ease by Chinua Achebe

- Clara Okeke is a young ,trained nurse who is presented in the novel as a character who finds it difficult to adapt to the Nigerian society before independence. She is the fiance of the protagonist, Obi Okonkwo who she first meets at a dance in England. Though said to be Ibo, Clara is educated abroad and lives a very modern lifestyle much like that of the protagonist. Right from the beginning of the story, we see her relationship with Obi as a very unstable one with many disagreements and quarrels....   [tags: protagonist, nonesense, society]

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Does Positive Psychology Ease Symptoms of Depression

- Even many of those well versed in the field of psychology may know very little about the idea and subject of positive psychology. It almost seems as though so much attention and time is focused on human emotional, mental, and overall psychological ailments and woes that one easily forgets that there is a flipside to this. Positive psychology aims to target not the negative feelings or even the circumstantial triggers that set off psychological hot button issues like depression, anxiety, and obsessive compulsion....   [tags: seligman, flourishing, depression, anxiety]

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The Expansion and Uses of Internet Browers

- Internet Browsers Internet Explorer, Chrome, Netscape, and Safari, these are a few examples of some of the web browsers that are used throughout the world. These web browsers have become even more common as the years have gone by. People use them in their everyday life to accomplish tasks that they need to get done. The beginning of this profitable and popular invention all started back in 1990. Internet browsers have been around for the last 23 years. The first browser to be invented in 1990 was called the World Wide Web and then later was renamed to Nexus....   [tags: technology, social media, ease]

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The Importance of Job Creations and Credit Changes to Ease the Foreclosure Crisis

- From 2001 to 2007, with many government and loan application incentives, real estate purchases skyrocketed causing a balloon that burst in 2008 and left the United States with problems that need to be rectified before the economy can prosper again as a nation. The crisis began with the law of supply and demand. As the demand for housing in the most desirable areas increased, so did the investments for property in those areas. Property in other areas followed shortly. As equity in US property grew, investors from around the world began to get in on the action....   [tags: real estate]

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Proposed Plan to Ease the Financial Crisis and Foreclosure Problem in America

- The United States of America currently faces a massive financial crisis that has led to numerous foreclosures and a loss of confidence in financial institutions. The United States government must take decisive action to give those with impending foreclosures the ability to keep their homes. Furthermore, these government actions should focus upon ensuring that people are able to pay on own mortgages, rather than relying upon bailouts from the government. However, the government’s primary goal for all actions taken ought to be long-term stability and preservation of consumer confidence in financial institutions so that another financial crisis may be averted....   [tags: financial, foreclosure]

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Foreclosure Scholarship Program Essay- Ideas to Ease the Foreclosure Crisis

- The last decade has been truly pivotal in shaping the lives of Generation Y—“The Millennial Generation” best known as “The Microwave Generation”. The year of 2000 seemed to be optimistic, giving birth to an illustrious technological era, but this quickly took a sharp left turn with the turmoil of September 11th and the introduction of the war. Most recently, the financial impact of the war has certainly hit home (pun intended) leading to the loss of thousands of jobs and, even more devastating, thousands of homes....   [tags: real estate]

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E Commerce Websites : Online Marketing Websites

- e-commerce websites develops online marketing websites which provides user friendly interface to customer so that they can purchase product with their ease and even cost for flourishing websites is lesser. e-commerce websites develops online marketing websites which provides user friendly interface to customer so that they can purchase product with their ease and even cost for flourishing websites is lesser. e-commerce websites develops online marketing websites which provides user friendly interface to customer so that they can purchase product with their ease and even cost for flourishing websites is lesser....   [tags: Marketing, Product]

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How Two E Commerce Solutions And Recommend The Better One For Sell Products Online

- 1.Introduction 1.1 Purpose The purpose of this report is to compare two e-commerce solutions and recommend the better one for Airpura to sell products online. This report responds to the Vice President of Airpura for the internal memo of Sept. 1st, 2016 (Appendix 1). 1.2 Problem Airpura is an air purifier manufacturer located in Canada. Its products have been on the market for 5 years. Recently, a major competitor has just launched an online store. Airpura is currently the North America’s market leader with a share of 27.6% and is competing intensively with major competitors....   [tags: Electronic commerce, Online shopping,]

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Shamus Rahman Khan's Priviledge: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul's School

- Returning to his old high school after having had graduate ten years ago, Shamus Rahman Khan came in with one goal: to study the inequality of a school that claims to be more “diverse.” St. Paul’s School located in Concord, New Hampshire claims to have become more diverse over the years, accepting people of different racial backgrounds and social classes to their prestigious boarding school. However, as described in his book, Khan found that this claim made by the school is false. He also found out that the elite that used to attend his school is not the same as the elite attending it now....   [tags: prestigious boarding establishments]

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How People Use Their Metacognitive Experiences On Making Judgement And Evaluation

- Some of the papers we read in class drawn on how people use their metacognitive experiences in making judgement and evaluation. The first article we read, by Song and Schwarz, is interesting to me. It shows that people take the ease of processing instructions as an indication of how easy or difficult the described behavior would be. The mechanism underlying this effect is the fluency of the mental simulation of the behavior that people run in their head. Therefore, if one is given instructions that are difficult to read, the processing action would not be fluent, which then leads one to predict that the behaviors described in the instructions require a lot of effort....   [tags: Psychology, Cognition, Mind, Futurology]

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Is Corruption Bad Because Effects Or Because It Is Wrong?

- ‘Is corruption bad because of its effects or because it is wrong in itself?’ To set up the stage for discussing this question I would clarify the definition of corruption assumed in my essay and emphasize the challenges in identifying corruption despite having legal definitions of corruption and all the mechanisms that are in place right now. For my essay I would stick to the following definition of corruption: the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. This definition is more preferable for answering the question because it is generic and thus can be used to encapsulate all the different forms of corruption, which is quintessential since corruption does occur in public sector and privat...   [tags: Political corruption, Corruption, Public sector]

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Conflict: The Root of What Defines Peace and War

- 1. What is Peace. What precisely is peace. Is it something we desire or is it something we hope to avoid. Peace can be defined as a state in which there is little to no conflict on an individual level and a societal level. In times of peace there is also economic and social prosperity. To understand the definition of peace one must first understand the premises of its definition. Thus, we must answer the following questions: What does it mean to have little to no conflict and what constitutes economic and social prosperity....   [tags: Government ]

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New Hampshire Online Student Portal

- Southern New Hampshire Online Student Portal is a web-based application that provides virtual classroom settings for a distant collage degree earning. The application provides an internal locus of control by providing tools to apply, manage, modify and delete registration, financial tools, web-based Outlook email account, online and networking communities and project collaborations (Shneiderman, 2009). The e-learning environment follows a consistency in design using constructive instructions layout versus demanded step system to facilitate knowledge by “doing” so (Wallace, 1993)....   [tags: Login, User, Luser, Load]

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Case Analysis : Ehr Vendor Products : Allscripts Enterprise, Meditech, And Epic Electronic Health Records

- Indicates at least three possible solutions to the problem(s), issue(s) or opportunity(s) Durity, LLC medical facility identified three solutions to ameliorate errors and be more efficient in the workplace. They are going to transition from a paper format into an electronic format by evaluating 3 different EHR vendor products: Allscripts enterprise, Meditech, and Epic electronic health records. The advantages and disadvantages of each solution are discussed against a set of weighted objectives, in a structured and methodical way KANE 1, PECKHAM 2, perna 3, meditech 4, mcknickle 5, California nurse association 6, lifespan 7 All three vendor products will be evaluated based on the following c...   [tags: Electronic health record, Patient, Revolving door]

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Privilege : The Making Of An Adolescent Elite At St. Paul 's School

- Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul’s School, by Shamus Khan, depicts the lives of teenagers enrolled in a prestigious high school. Khan focuses his observations of the Paulies (students) on their experiences at the school and with other students, staff, and faculty. More specifically, the embodiment of privilege in a new diverse world, as taught by St. Paul’s as an elementary root of acquiring skills necessary to maintain (or enter into) their position in the status hierarchy....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Pierre Bourdieu]

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The Significance of Television as a Propaganda Tool During the Vietnam War

- ... For the first time not only did the majority of Americans posses a television set but filming technology had also developed. A lightweight sound camera had now been developed allowing correspondents to be embedded in Vietnam with relative ease. Although television and an easier process of filming combat was now a reality, instant satellite links were not yet available. Although instant satellites at the time of the Vietnam War were theoretically possible, even the biggest American news networks were unable to afford the expense....   [tags: fueling the anti-war feeling]

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The Global Financitl Crisis a.k.a. The Great Recession

- Introduction The Global Financial Crisis (GFC), also known as the great recession, has impacted economies on a global scale in 2007 - 2008. Its effects have been far reaching and prolonged, with economies still bearing the consequences more than half a decade on, although recovery seems to be picking up albeit rather slowly. A myriad of factors caused the GFC and can be traced back to even before the widespread issuing of subprime loans and mortgage backed securities due to securitisation and financial deregulation....   [tags: economy, deficit, interet]

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Mobile Banking : The Growth Of Technology Communication

- 2. Mobile Banking The growth of technology communication has useful for the human life activities. The technologists have been trying to access this technology for fulfilling the human life requirement so that users can be able to deal without costly, take time and limited spaces. Among of these growths of technology communications, mobile banking is one of the newest innovations for supporting the user with their financial services requirement via mobile and tablet. The mobile users are simultaneously increasing by cell phone diffusion....   [tags: Bank, Online banking, Mobile phone]

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Proposed Solution to the Foreclosure Crisis

- Today’s America is in crisis; we are in a recession. The greatest factor driving this major recession is Foreclosure many Americans are forced to face every day. In simple terms, the foreclosure crisis was caused by greed in the banking industry and too much optimism of the American people. This resulted in a bubble of subprime mortgage lending, which eventually collapsed once leading mortgage firms in the banking industry such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac needed to be bailed out by the government....   [tags: real estate, economics]

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Wicca and Knowledge Around the World

- Wicca is a religion that relies on the knowledge of the world around us to help us solve and understand the situations that we see in the world. In order to do this we must have a complete understanding of the world. To understand each part of the world we have to do an in depth study of the subject. So far in my studies I have studied stones, herbs, divinations, and god/ess’s. In order to demonstrate the skills that I have acquired I will create five different situations applying my knowledge in a complete analysis and solution....   [tags: god, experience, religion]

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Technology Is Creating An Ignorant Society

- The feeling of thin paper in between your fingers as you flip the page and even the sound of a pen roughly scratching against paper are simple pleasures that the next generation will not experience. Our society’s dependence on technology is taking its toll on people 's minds and dimming the world’s future. Our intelligence and innovation are slowly being wiped away. With a lack of basic human knowledge, a weak education system, and a dim future, our dependence on technology is creating an ignorant society....   [tags: Education, Learning, Knowledge]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Dental Anxiety

- People who suffer from anxiety brought about by visits to the dentist’s office are at risk of having their oral health deteriorate. We want to make sure that doesn’t happen at Fairview Dental. When someone suffers from dental anxiety, they may do whatever they can to stay away from the dentist’s office because they think that nobody can help them with this problem. People who suffer from this problem will even go as far as ignoring obvious dental problems just so they don’t have to go to the dentist....   [tags: Dentistry, Teeth, Calculus, Periodontitis]

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Consumerism And Its Impact On America

- As a society, America has been immersed in consumerism dating all the way back to colonial times. People seem to always want the newest item on the market and will continue to go through products as the better version is released. Because of this, America has been called a “throwaway society,” which is basically saying that we are a “consumer society” but with many more negative connotations. The term “throwaway society” comes with the implications that we as Americans buy the better new product and throw our old outdated piece of junk in the garbage....   [tags: Recycling, Waste management, Waste, Methane]

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Limited Partnership in Business

- A limited partnership is a form of business that ensures that an investor has limited personal liability, and further enhances the ability to raise capital for the growth of the business. As compared to sole proprietorship that has the business owner bearing the entire liability, a limited partnership provides that the partner only bears a portion of the liability. This form of business offers personal asset protection, basically implying that a partner cannot have his/her assets being used to settle the business liabilities and debts, further contrasting a general partnership in which the partners are not considered as separate entities from the business, and their personal assets can be u...   [tags: investors, liability, shareholders]

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Nursing Theory Of Nursing Practice

- Nursing theory guides nurses and gives them a framework that supports independence and autonomy in nursing. Prior to the advent of nursing theory, nurses were considered to be assistants to the physician. Nursing theory guides nurses to follow their own professional parameters not just those of medicine. Theories define and clarify nursing and the purpose of nursing practice to distinguish it from other caring professions by setting professional boundaries (McEwen & Wills, 2011). Importance of nursing theory The nursing profession bases itself on the numerous theories that guide the practice of nursing....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing theory, Patient]

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Apple Tv And Google Chromecast

- Abstract The streaming devices are on the rise and it is fastest emerging customer market. Every application now comes with an add on feature to cast the videos using the streaming devices on their TV’s or laptop. Currently, there are many options available for using streaming devices. Two of the most popular devices are Apple TV and Google Chromecast. These two devices have gained popularity for it’s ease of use. Apple TV being the first mover in 2007 of the streaming devices is facing rivalry from Google Chromecast, the second mover in 2013....   [tags: Innovation, Strategic management, Marketing]

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Keyboarding Software Packages: Analysis and Purchase Recommendation

- Keyboarding Software Packages: Analysis and Purchase Recommendation TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION A. Purpose and Scope B. Procedures II. FINDINGS A. Overview of Software Being Evaluated B. Evaluation of Software 1. Based on Cost 2. Based on Ease of Use 3. Based on Feature Set 4. Based on Help and Support 5. Based on Supported Configurations III. SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS A. Summary of the Problems and Procedures B. Summary of the Findings C. Conclusions and Recommendations INTRODUCTION Every company needs to ensure that it is receiving the utmost in productivity from its employees....   [tags: Software Recommendation]

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Christina Rossetti 's Poetry A Subtext Of Conflict Between The World Of Temptation And The Divine Kingdom Exists

- Beneath Christina Rossetti’s poetry a subtext of conflict between the world of temptation and the divine kingdom exists. Hugely aware of her own and others desires and downfalls her poetry is riddled with fear, guilt and condemnation however her works are not two dimensional and encompass a myriad of human concerns expanding beyond the melancholy to explore love and fulfilment. The poem ‘Amor Mundi’ commences with a melodic almost seductively smooth rhythm. The easy rhythm of ‘going’, ‘flowing’ and ‘blowing’ mirrors the decent of the two speakers as they seem to effortlessly proceed along the ‘downhill path’....   [tags: Connotation, Poetry, Emotion, Stanza]

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How Does Technology Help Preserve the History and Make It Accessible while Keeping Its Integrity and Credibility?

- In the developed world, a day cannot pass without an involvement of technology. The ease of use for personal needs let to the prevalence of technology over traditional types of media, such as television, radio or printed publications. Most of the world news is being witnessed in a digital world, as an average user increased the amount of time spent online from 13 hours in a week in 2009 to 23 hours in 2013 . The ease of use of technology resulting in more than benefit, as the ease of manipulation has become an arising issue due to the range of software that give an possibility to the common user....   [tags: manipulation of primary digital files]

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What Did You Learn About ( Life Skills Or Knowledge ) Through The Life History Project?

- 1. What did you learn about (life skills or new knowledge) through the life history project. Why is this new life skill or knowledge important for your future. I developed a new approach to doing interviews through this project. Normally I would go down my list of questions and be more scripted during an interview. This time I realized that I can get much more information if I just start a conversation with the person I’m interviewing. Keeping eye contact and showing the person that you are truly interested in what they have to say puts them more at ease and leads to a much better interview....   [tags: Old age, Gerontology, Ageing, Aging]

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The Amazon : Online Shopping Experience And A Point Of Call For Online Shoppers

- has become a trusted site for a unique shopping experience and a point of call for online shoppers. According to Jacob Nielsen, uses associative links to create a fun and rewarding experience for users (Overbeeke et al, 2003). As a result, you can easily spend much more time shopping on Amazon than is dictated by the simple metrics of buying the book. did an excellent job to the factors listed in Table 4.11 of the text, and I will rate its performance of each of the eight factors....   [tags: Online shopping, Electronic commerce, Web page]

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Substance Abuse Is A Debilitating Disease That Affects The Population As A Whole

- Substance abuse is a debilitating disease that affects the population as a whole. The nursing community is no exception. According to Epstein et al (2010), “registered nurses have a 50% higher rate of substance abuse than the general public” and those that work in management or end of life care are twice as likely to binge drink (p. 513). Therefore, it is imperative that the nursing community understands the implications of substance abuse for the sake of both nurses and the patients under their care....   [tags: Sleep, Circadian rhythm, Nursing, Addiction]

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Review of Woodcock Johnson III Diagnostic Reading Battery and Critique the Test

- Review of Woodcock Johnson III Diagnostic Reading Battery and Critique the Test Abstract The report will critique Woodcock Johnson III Diagnostic Reading Battery (WJ III DRB) and compare my report to the Mental Measurement Yearbook (MMY). The assessment will include the evaluation, in relation to Woodcock et al.’s (1989) WJ III DRB, on the description and purpose of such tests along with ease of use, administrating and interrupting results based on converting raw scores to standard scores including analyzing the results....   [tags: Test Critique]

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The Yellow Wallpaper By Charlotte Perkins Gilman And A Streetcar Named Desire

- Madness is used as a theme in literature to explore the depths of the human mind. People experience and react to madness in various ways. In literary works such as The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams madness is characterized by detachment from reality and delusions. The madness that the Narrator and Blanche experience is caused by their attempts to ease their loneliness. In The Yellow Wallpaper the narrator, who is subjected to the rest cure and isolated from the world, immerses herself in the world she creates within the wallpaper to ease her loneliness and in A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche Dubois deludes herself and those ar...   [tags: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper]

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How Technology Improves The Speed And Productivity Of Any Task At Hand

- New technologies are allowing us to do things faster, easier, and more efficiently than ever before. Almost every new innovation in technology improves the speed and productivity of any task at hand. Electronic mail (E-mail) is possibly one of the greatest things to happen to the world. Despite this, there are people who find mistakes in using either E-mail or letter. To help decide whether to use E-mail or the letter, a comparison of each one 's speed, ease of use, reliability, portability, and cost....   [tags: Internet, Envelope, United States Postal Service]

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What Is The Most Valuable Thing You Learned From This Book?

- 4. WHAT IS THE MOST VALUABLE THING YOU LEARNED FROM THIS BOOK. The most valuable thing that I have learned from this book is that Child Life Programs are essential in children’s hospitals to help ease the impending aspects of a total institution on child-patients. The last chapter of the text, entitled “Some Proposed Changes,” recognizes that child life specialists (CLS) are used to help ease the child-patient’s unhappiness in an institution that is not child friendly, educate patients about their time in the hospital, and reassure any misconceptions the child-patient has (Beuf, 1989)....   [tags: Patient, Health care provider]

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School Uniforms Are A Logical Choice For The Public School Venue

- Uniforms in our Public Schools School Uniforms are a logical choice for the public school venue. Uniforms prevent students from a lower income background to be singled out for poorly made or cheap clothing, prevents use of gang colors, allows for certain safety measures, and allows teachers to form impressions of students based on actions and work rather than dress code choices. Since the 1990 's schools have reported amazing results by mandating a school uniform policy. Konheim-Kalkstein, Y....   [tags: High school, Education, Dress code, Better]

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Electrosugery Is the Process of Using Energy for Tissue Dissection

- ... Bovie in the 1920s, where a spark gap generator was used to build the first electrosurgery tool, commonly known as RF knife or ‘‘Bovie’’ [3]. In the 1950s, the first bipolar unit was built by Dr. Leonard Malis, wherein two electrodes were used for gripping and manipulating the tissue. The use of ultrasonic energy in medicine has been reported as early as 1960, where it was used to treat Meniere’s disease. It was also used for cutting and coagulation of tissue in the late 1980s when Amaral [4] popularized the technique and used it successfully in more than 200 surgeries....   [tags: coagulation, electric circuit, laparoscopic]

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Playing World Of Warcraft Is A Common Form Of Relaxation

- Through a considerable portion of my years as a teenager and now as a young adult, there are days, weeks, and even months that elapse where I feel stressed and confused. Though it took a moment to figure out, I have formed several ways to reduce these feelings, consequently allowing me to revert back to a relaxed and at peace mentality. Whether it is unwinding and enjoying playing World of Warcraft, clearing my head of distractions through meditation, or playing music to stay comfortable on the road....   [tags: Psychology, Anxiety, Worry, Mind]

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The Paradox Of Choice And Its Effects On Our Lives

- As humans, would like to think we are rational in our decisions, especially for major decisions that will affect our lives or the lives of others in the long run. Nonetheless all decisions form from the foundations of our attitudes where they can stem from internal or external factors. These foundations help us process the information we gather or receive to make the decision but may be processed with errors through jumping to conclusions from our System 1 or from misinformation from our external sources....   [tags: Decision making, Decision theory, Cognition]

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The Greatest Invention: The Printing Press or the Internet

- While the printing press and its effects is and will always be a significant innovation in the journalistic world of communication due to it’s ability to transform society and create mass production and circulation of texts and print, the Internet opened society to a world of new, faster and expanded resources that created new opportunities. The significant impact the Internet has had on society is far too heavy to be ranked anything less than the number one innovation of all time. The printing press came into the world in the 15th century and changed the world of communication that would never again be the same....   [tags: technology, internet, press, innovation]

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Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia and Royal Airforce of Malaysia

- Name of the internet resources The website that is chosen to be evaluated is, Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia which briefly explains about Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia and its related content like, history, news, organization, jobs, and many more. Background of the website Established by Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia and owned by Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia Website interface Below is the website interface of the Royal Airforce of Malaysia. We can see this picture or display when we access to the website Figure 1 Website Evaluation Content About the content of this website is in this web site, I agree, this website content to give a information for those who are seeking about Malaysi...   [tags: website evaluation, website interface]

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The Marketing Head For Mobile Phones At Intex Inc.

- Favorite Brand Paper According to Sanjay Kalirona, the business head for mobile phones at Intex Inc., “The world of smartphones is very competitive.” To him, the moment a smartphone manufacturer gets complacent in the market, his survival in the market is left at the risk of pulling out of the market to pave way for the competent manufacturers. While android and iOS smartphones compete for market share, new devices are released into the market every other day. The competition in producing good smartphones remains stiff and tough every day....   [tags: Smartphone, Windows Mobile, IPhone, Motorola]

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Design for Assembly: It Pays to Think Ahead

- Introduction A sometimes overlooked aspect of product development is Design for Assembly (DFA), how the end product will be manufactured in an efficient, cost effective manner. It is not until sometime during the validation phase of the project, that problems are realized. These insignificant mistakes can follow throughout the life of the product if not fixed. Therefore, it is a good practice to keep in mind a few simple guidelines during development. Post Development Options Although, not ideal, there are a few solutions to fix the problems during the manufacturing phase....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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India as a Foreign Market: Exploring the Market

- India as a country is ripe for foreign investment. In 2009 it ranked as 12th in the world in gross output (De Vita, 2009). India contains approximately a billion potential and affluent consumers. Within the country there are 1.17 billion people, of which about 13.7 million expected to enter the workforce. This is something that should not be ignored by businesses that are ready to expand into the global marketplace. There are many attractions to the Indian market. However, there are factors that should be considered when considering entering into this market....   [tags: International Finance ]

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The Impact of Digital Media on Consumer Spending

- The impact of digital media on consumer spending has had a positive and negative impact on the average consumer. While digital media has opened up new businesses and career fields, simultaneously it has closed and decimated traditional “brick and mortar” establishments, decreasing the need for sales professionals. Many years prior to the affordability of personal computers in the 1980s, consumers were hunter-gatherers, whereas their actual jobs were hunting and gathering food for everyday subsistence....   [tags: Consumer Issues]

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Comfort Theory and Its Application to Oncology Nursing

- Comfort Theory and Its Application to Oncology Nursing Components of the Theory Major Concepts Developed by Katherine Kolcaba, The Comfort Theory uses a holistic approach to patient care. Kolcaba ‘s theory of comfort (2003) is described as the immediate experience of being strengthened as a result of having needs of relief, ease, and transcendence met in the context of physical, pyschospiritual, social, and environmental experiences. The Comfort Theory is a middle range nursing theory developed from the work of earlier nursing theorist including Orlando (1961), Henderson (1966), Paterson & Zderad (1988)....   [tags: cancer treatment, healthcare, heatlh]

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Comparative Study of Traditional and Online Degree Programs

- ... Project Methods Information gathered to compare the options would come from several different types of sources: • Websites • Interviews • Discussion Boards • Email Exchanges with Schools Websites School websites and websites that compare schools will be used to evaluate the options. Most of the information for cost, graduation rates, application requirements, post-graduation employment rates ( i.e. ease of finding a job post-graduation ), internship opportunities and quality of jobs found post-graduation will be gathered from these websites....   [tags: communication technology for distance education]

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A Wireless Local Area Network ( Lan )

- Overview A wireless Local Area Network (LAN) is a moderate to high-speed flexible data communications system implemented as an extension to, or as an alternative for, a wired Local Area Network (Kolawole, 2014). In wireless LAN transmission making use of radio frequency to communicate over the air eliminates or at least minimizes the use of physically wired networks. From the beginning, IEEE 802.11 was designed to look and feel like IEEE 802 wired networks to include supporting all of the protocols and LAN management tools that operate on a wired LAN (O 'Hara & Petrick, 2005)....   [tags: Wireless access point, Wi-Fi, Wireless LAN]

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I Performed A Miscue Analysis For Student Students

- I performed a miscue analysis for Student A in order to determine her strengths and weaknesses as a reader. Student A was able to self correct while reading when something didn’t sound correct to her, she was also able to recall key details about the reading. Student A read too fast to pause at punctuation and she also had trouble making inferences about a text after reading. While reading, when a word did not seem to make sense, Student A was able to correct on her own without having to take much time to make the correction....   [tags: Question, Sentence, Reading, Reading]

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Cyberbullying Should Be A Better Place Without You

- Cyberbullying The world would be a better place without you, you should go kill yourself. People often forget that there is somebody else behind the screen on the other side. The twenty-first century led to the development of several innovations, most notably the internet and social media. Despite its numerous benefits, people’s reliance on social media has spawned a new and dangerous concept called cyberbullying. Whether it is spreading rumours or sharing an inappropriate image of someone over the internet, cyberbullying is evident in this newly technology driven world....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Victim, Victimisation]

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The Effects Of Underage Drinking On Young Adults

- PREVELENCE Alcohol abuse has always been prevalent in our culture, and many other cultures; however, now teens are abusing alcohol. Alcohol consumption has increased gradually over the last few decades, with alcohol consumption peaking at young adulthood ranging from the ages eighteen to twenty-four years. More than fifty percent of past year drinking males, and approximately forty-five percent of females in this age group are consuming above the recommend daily levels (Smart, 2016). This section will study the differential prevalence between adults and adolescence....   [tags: Drinking culture, Alcoholic beverage, Adolescence]

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Policies and Procedures for Science and Technology

- Policies and Procedures for Science and Technology Policies and procedures can quickly become out-of-date if an effective policy coordination function is not coupled. The creation of science and technology policy and procedure is to response for the documentation, maintenance, distribution of policy records, and up-to-date procedures along with providing guidance in collecting and preparing documents, even on criminal investigation and prosecutions. Documenting, policies, procedures, and delegations should enable efforts in criminal investigation and prosecution by addressing a number of key points: ease of access, cost effectiveness, responsiveness, and accountability (University of Califor...   [tags: Science]

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Male Same Sex Families Coping With Loss

- Guidelines in Assisting Gay Family Members to Deal with Loss Although the Goliath family have their fair share of difficulties, like most gay men (Haldeman, 2010), they after all appear to be a well-functioning and resilient couple. On account of their adaptability, intensive therapy might not be justified. Nonetheless, there are certain aspects that a therapist need to consider when dealing with male same-sex couples. Some of the aspects that will be included in this section involve (a) the therapist’s own feelings regarding the therapeutic relationship with gay men; (b) putting the men at ease; (c) issues that the men might experience regarding sexual stigma, discrimination and shame; (d)...   [tags: Psychology]

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The Benefits of Prolonging and Separating Vaccines

- Parents today have many concerns for the well being of their child. One big apprehension is what vaccines are being introduced into their infant’s small bodies and the many adverse reactions they cause. In our current generation, infants are injected with up to 31 vaccines just in their first year of life (CDC, 2015). Life threatening diseases are prevented with such vaccines, but parents are often left to wonder, how many of these vaccines are even necessary. Many of the vaccines are given in combinations; sometimes three or more disease fighting vaccines are given in one inoculation....   [tags: Vaccination, Pros and Cons]

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Behavioral Science: A Career as a Pyschologist

- 1st Reflection: The decision to study (or work in) psychology/ behavioural science Reporting: I decided to study psychology/ behavioural science after I took a year off school. In the year off I worked as a Snowboard Instructor. You have to work in close relationship with customers. I realised that while I thoroughly enjoyed working, I was at ease to connect and build a trusting relationship as a teacher with the student. So I decided to study something I had already shown interest in over the years and at the same time had a talent for....   [tags: decisions, skills, personal statement]

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Modeling a Process Assessment Framework in ArchiMate

- In order to evaluate the concept mappings from TIPA to ArchiMate, we will perform a BWW (Wand and Weber 1993) analysis according to two criteria: completeness and clarity. The Bunge-Wand-Weber Model provides an ontological evaluation of grammars method, where we compare two sets of concepts to identify four ontological deficiencies: 1. Incompleteness: can each element from the first set be mapped on an element from the second. – The mapping is incomplete if it is not total. 2. Redundancy: are the first set elements mapped to more than a second set element....   [tags: concept mapping, TIPA]

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