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NASA's Incompetence: The Challenger and Columbia Shuttle Disasters

- On an unusually cool Florida morning in January 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 50,000 feet above ground just moments after liftoff killing seven crew members onboard (Palmer, Dunford, and Akin, 2009). A presidential commission, dubbed “the Rogers Commission” (hereafter, the Commission) after former Secretary of State William Rogers, was appointed to investigate the cause of the disaster. Although mechanical failure of an O-ring seal in one of the rocket boosters was identified as the physical cause, the investigation revealed something much more disheartening; organizational deficiencies at NASA had allowed potential safety hazards to be disregarded....   [tags: Incompetence Of NASA]

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Henry VI's Incompetence as the Cause for the Outbreak of the Wars of the Roses

- Henry VI's Incompetence as the Cause for the Outbreak of the Wars of the Roses The outbreak of the Wars of the Roses had no single cause, but was the result of political activities of individuals such as Henry himself, Margaret of Anjou, Richard, Duke of York and other members of the nobility combined with less controllable factors such as the 100 years war with France with Henry had inherited, an increase in bastard feudalism amongst nobles and Henry VI’s temperate insanity....   [tags: Papers]

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What Are They Thinking?

- There are many instances in today’s society when one will wonder, “What in the world is that person thinking?” This question may be asked regarding someone’s outfit, singing performance, or even career choice. How could someone be so wrong about their judgment or knowledge. The purpose of this paper is to provide some incite to how people could be so oblivious of their incompetence. In 1999, David Dunning and Justin Kruger performed studies to test the competence of individuals and the effect of competence or incompetence on self-assessments....   [tags: oblivious, incompetence, assessment]

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Obama's Economic Plan

- Barack Obama has a plan; a big economic plan to fire up business and create jobs. He will, of course, unveil his brainchild after returning from Martha’s Vineyard for a much-needed vacation from campaigning. He thinks that lolling with his liberal high rollers ($50,000 per week rent) and breathing some Atlantic saltwater air should completely clear any proven methods for job creation that might enter his mind. The country has lived with this President’s incompetence and anti-growth policies for nearly three years and knows his economic plan is a one-trick pony that grows more tiresome by the day....   [tags: Incompetence, Stock Market]

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Employee Training Program

- Employee training programs are important in a business' success. Without an effective training program implemented the business could suffer from confused employees, ill direction and incompetence. The new employee can only excel further when taken through a properly planned training program. Employee Training Program Putting together an effective employee training program can be a monumental task if not planned properly. There are four steps, repeating to produce a continuously better program that is best for both employer and employee....   [tags: incompetence, staff, motivation]

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Pathological Abnormalities in Sex Offenders

- 1) Biological Theories Genetics, abnormal hormonal levels and brain dysfunction have all been linked to sexual offending. To date, there is no evidence of a genetic in sex-offending (Langevin, 1993), although case reports of pedophilic fathers and sons have been reported (Gaffner, Lurie & Berlin, 1984). Some researchers have hypothesised this to be reflective of neuro-endocrine abnormalities, such that abnormal hormonal levels may disrupt the sexual arousability of an individual. This is based on the belief that the endocrine system drives sexual behaviour (Langevin, 1993)....   [tags: biological, social incompetence, deviant behavior]

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The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War without End by Peter Galbraith

- If a general attitude towards war is that it is a force that gives us meaning, then the war in Iraq definitely follows suit. In his book, The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War without End, Peter Galbraith takes an in-depth look at the historical framework for the conflict, indicts the fundamental misconceptions surrounding the situation both at the time and the present, and offers an alternative to the current quagmire, showing how this war will truly define the Bush presidency and dominate American foreign policy for years to come....   [tags: Galbraith Iraq War]

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Orgon's Incompetence in "Tartuffe"

- Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere's Tartuffe is an epic play of hypocrisy, betrayal, and the tale of a foolish mind. Moliere's choice of protagonist in this play happens to be the most blatantly ignorant character in the play. Orgon is naive to the villain Tartuffe's hypocritical ways, makes a complete dunce of himself by uplifting Tartuffe as holy, and failing to pick up the abundance of clues of Tartuffe being fake. Analyzing this character is rather interesting and at the same time frustrating to read of someone so ignorant that they fail to see the wolf hiding under the sheep clothing....   [tags: European Literature]

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Definition Of Competence And Likability

- A respectable speakers’ goal is to appear both competent and likable. They aim to effectively communicate their message in such a way that the receiving party understands and agrees with their point. Whether speaking to a crowd of 1,000 people or a best friend, this underlying goal remains. Both competence and likability are factors in whether people trust or reject the speaker. If someone appears inept, they will not be viewed as a reliable source for the subject at hand. On the flip side, if someone appears unapproachable, cold, or unfriendly, they will have a harder time convincing people to stand by them, as people tend to trust those who are likable....   [tags: Competence, Incompetence, Term, Leadership]

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Definition of Tenure for Teachers

- In society today, teachers play a very important role in the lives of children being one of the biggest influences on a child’s educational life. Teachers are responsible for preparing students for the future with knowledge and skills that students will be able to use on a daily basis. With so much emphasis on the role of teachers, it is important that students receive the best education possible and in order for that to happen, students need educated and willing teachers. Many of these qualities are infrequent in teachers of today....   [tags: Incompetence, Starting Salary]

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