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Knee Pain Associated with Misalignment of the Knee Joint

- Knee Pain Associated with Misalignment of the Knee Joint Introduction & Background I chose to write about knee pain and the misalignment of the knee joint, because it is something that I suffer from on a daily basis. In the last 11 years I have had three knee surgeries I have had part of my medial meniscus taken out and then followed it seven years later with the complete removal of the lateral meniscus. Due to my very valgus alignment, which is when you knee joint points towards the midline they then decided to do a distal femoral osteotomy....   [tags: knee brace, distal femoral, surgery]

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The Joint Africa/EU Strategy: Analysis of a Common Agreement

- 1. Working title The Joint Africa-EU Strategy: Analysis of a common agreement 2. Summary and Outline of Topic With the signing of the Lisbon Treaties in 2007, the EU and the African Union (AU) decided in the ‘Joint Africa-EU Strategy’ (JAES) to further strengthen the co-operation between both continents. “The purpose of this Joint Strategy is to develop a political vision and practical approaches for the future partnership between the EU and Africa, based on mutual respect, common interests and the principle of ownership“ (The Africa-EU Strategic Partnership, 2007)....   [tags: Diplomacy]

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How does Intelligence help the Joint Force Commander

- Intelligence is a critical component of joint planning and execution. Through the prism of Phase 0 (zero) Shaping, intelligence relates the realities of the operational environment before hostilities including an assessment of current economic, political, and cultural dynamics. Yet, throughout the subsequent phases of operational planning, analysts can also develop concise estimates on friendly and enemy centers of gravity (COG), thereby introducing not only the triggers of adversarial activity but at what point friendly forces can maneuver with maximum decisiveness....   [tags: Military]

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Joint Force And Integration Of The Unmanned Aircraft Systems ( Uass )

- Introduction (I Tubs) In today’s operating environment, there is an ever increasing need for organizational change in order to remain relevant and effective against our enemies. This is primarily due to the ever evolving and adapting threat which presents itself in many forms, from the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) to more traditional actors such as Russia, China, and North Korea. While all areas of the U.S. Military must cope with this organizational change, this paper will focus on that associated with Joint Force and integration of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs)....   [tags: Unmanned aerial vehicle, MQ-1 Predator]

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Bank Accounts, Joint or Separate?

- Introduction The topic I chose to discuss is if couples have separate bank accounts and if they have arrived at this solution after trying to use a single account or if this was their first attempt at martial checking. I chose this topic because I always had the notion that a married couple should have a joint bank account, meaning that their finances just like them were intertwined and inseparable. After I was married to the love of my life, I noticed the concepts and methods we practiced regarding the monthly budget and our finances were vastly different and at times conflicting....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Philip K Dick's Time Out of Joint

- What is Reality. What is reality. This is the question Philip K. Dick poses in his book, Time Out of Joint. Dick strategically uses literary devices such as narrative structure and symbolism in order to comment on one’s perception of what is real, and what is fiction. By making “time out of joint” and allowing a shift in moral power within his novel, Dick exposes the feelings of paranoia and insecurity that were experienced during the fifties, when Dick wrote this novel, but implies that there is hope that peace can still be attained....   [tags: what is reality? book review]

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The Podcast, Social Twerk, And The Joint Creation Of A Podcast

- Finally my last effort to advocate for social change in the community was through the joint creation of a podcast. While my other change efforts listed above dealt more specifically with events and organizing, this podcast served as a living conversation among practitioners, social workers and other providers in the Austin area. I wanted to make some of these overarching ideas surrounding women’s healthcare more readily available to a larger audience. The podcast, Social Twerk, is a five part podcast featuring a handful of professionals discussing the issues surrounding women’s healthcare in Texas and their recommendations for creating the social change needed....   [tags: Social work, Sociology, Social justice, Interview]

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Rapid Application Development and Joint Application Development

- Computer software is used by hundreds of millions of people daily. Software is all around us and can be found in our homes, businesses, schools and automobiles. Operating system software runs our desktops, laptops, and mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads. The development of these and other complex varieties of software often follow a software engineering process commonly referred to as a Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Several methodologies describing the framework that encompasses the subsets of the tasks or activities that occur during this procedure exist, including Rapid Application Development (RAD) and Joint Application Development (JAD)....   [tags: Compare&Contrast, Computer Software]

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The Address to the Joint Session of the 107 th Congress Speech

- The speech “Address to the Joint Session of the 107th Congress” was delivered the 20th September 2001 in the United States Capitol by the President who was at that time, George W. Bush. In this public statement, the president calls for unity and tranquillity of American people. This paper has as main curiosity that it is an argumentative text full of rhetorical elements. On the one hand, it tries to calm Americans and to soothe the pain of the people affected. On the other hand, it helps to create a feeling of hatred and anger towards Al Qaeda, the terrorist group that carried out the attempt....   [tags: content, polytical analysis]

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Perspectives toward the Divided Korea in Joint Security Area

- Joint Security Area (JSA) is a South Korean film which deals with the relationship between North Korea and South Korea. In the film, two North Korean soldiers are murdered near the border. Sophie, an officer from the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission, investigates the incident. With evidence and information, she tries to find the truth of the incident. In JSA, the incident takes a place in 1999. North Korea and South Korea have been divided after the Korean War ends in 1953. Although around 50 years passed after the division, its influences remain and the film describes them....   [tags: South Korean film analysis]

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The ILO/WTO Joint Report on Informal Employment

- The ILO/WTO Joint Report on Informal Employment: What It Says and What Role the WTO Should Play in Addressing Informality The World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) prepared a report on the convergence of globalized trade and informal economies in developing countries (WTO: Press release, 2009). They point out that while globalization of trade has reduced poverty and increased incomes, even in the informal economy, it has not improved the work environment, job security, or social, benefits for those in the informal sector....   [tags: addressing informality, international trade]

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Traditional Joint Family Norms Within China

- Family has a supreme position in the care diamond in China, no matter in the provision or finance dimensions. Firstly, from the service provision perspective, the older care services in China involves all the children (both daughters and sons, but placing more responsibility on sons) in the family, which is continuous with traditional joint family norms (Ochiai, 2009). Concerning with the living modes of older people, older people in urban China are more likely to live in nuclear households instead of extended families after the mid-1990s (Whyte, 2005)....   [tags: Family, Extended family, Geriatrics]

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Venture Capitalism

- Venture Capitalism Research in entrepreneurship has traditionally focused on established firms within the market. How they were created is as important as how they survive, information that is often taken for granted and not adequately studied. However, Koetter Woodworking has provided me with great insight to the entire process. They have provided me with information about entrepreneurship and capital venturism first-hand. However I have been asked to express my opinion based around three fundamental questions: What are the firm's distinctive competencies....   [tags: Papers]

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Venture Capital Financing

- What is Venture Capital Venture capital is money provided by professionals who invest alongside management in young, rapidly growing companies that have the potential to develop into significant economic contributors (NVCA). Venture capital is an important source of equity for start-up companies. These portfolio companies that receive venture capital are thought to have excellent growth prospects. Start-up companies don’t usually have the access to capital markets because they are private....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The British Manufacturer Of Construction Equipment

- JCB, the British manufacturer of construction equipment planned their expansion to India in 1979. The laws at the time required foreign investors to partner with local Indian companies, forcing JCB to enter into a joint venture with Escorts, an Indian engineering company. JCB only had a minority stake in the joint venture, but they saw the potential for growth in the Indian construction market and wanted to gain access before their competitors also realized the potential. Because Escort was one of the largest manufacturers of tractors in India, JCB did not want their technologies leaked into Escorts, who could become a direct competitor and cause JCB to lose its competitive advantage....   [tags: Investment, Economics, Competitor analysis]

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Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, Jon Krakauer’s Into The Wild, and Werner Herzog’s Grizzly Man

- Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, Jon Krakauer’s Into The Wild, and Werner Herzog’s Grizzly Man all tell the stories of a real-life character that makes the decision to venture out into the wilderness on his own. On one hand, Chris McCandless (Into The Wild), Timothy Treadwell (Grizzly Man), and Thoreau are similar in several ways. All three men record some kind of documentation about their journey; McCandless and Thoreau keep journals while Treadwell keeps a video log. Also, all three forced themselves to really live off the land using only the bare minimum of essentials....   [tags: venture into wilderness]

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The Rotator Cuff Complex

- The rotator cuff muscles play a vital role in dynamic stability of the shoulder and glenohumeral joint. The glenohumeral joint is a shallow socket that allows for multiple directional movements through the frontal, sagittal, and transverse planes. The glenohumeral joint has the widest range of motion of all the joints in the body. The shoulder complex contains three bones: the scapula, the clavicle, and the humerus providing shape, support, and biomechanical form. The repetitive and forceful external rotation of the humerus is the primary cause of micro-trauma in competitive athletes resulting in anterior instability....   [tags: the GH joint]

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Hamlet's Struggle with Time out of Joint

- Hamlet's Struggle with "time out of joint"       The time is out of joint./O curséd spite, that I was ever born to set it right.   This essay will examine Hamlet’s dramatic struggle to “set time right”. The issue will be divieded in two parts, one the upset to Denmark and Elsinore, the other the struggle to repair it; each shall be dealt with in turn. From the opening few lines of Hamlet we know that things are not 'right' in Denmark. The opening Act of the play is an unfolding litany of portents and signs until in Scene 5 the Ghost tells Hamlet of the murder by Claudius....   [tags: Essays on Shakespeare Hamlet]

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Patient With Knee Pain

- Mrs Jones is a 65 year old white female patient, who medical history is unremarkable and current medical diagnosis is Joint Pain –L/Leg LOC PRIM Osteoart-L/Leg. Patient has experience pain to left knee about one years ago, received injection to left knee but did not help with pain , pain became worse. Mrs. Jones under went her 1st surgery 09/17/2013 Mrs. Jones was in a hospital for four days and took part in home health physical therapy for two weeks but experienced no improvement. Initial physical therapy diagnosis is TKR....   [tags: joint paint]

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The Following Business Metaphors : Business As A Journey And My New Venture

- According to Lewis (2007), “Metaphors are statements that make comparisons between objects, some literally spelled out, others implied” (p.119). Metaphors shape and define our way of thinking and are often common practices with businesses. How we effectively communicate depends on our word choice. Words, more specifically metaphors, bring what we are trying to say come to life. Therefore, metaphors are useful when trying to communicate ideas that are difficult to understand. They use familiar objects as their vehicles to “make a point or reinforce a point” (Miller, 2008, para 6 & 7)....   [tags: Management, Strategic management]

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A Panel Analysis of Venture Capital’s Impact on Innovation Performance in Europe

- The sovereign debt crisis hits heavily European economy. Policymakers are desperately searching for solutions. But resolving the crisis would be much harder if the economies continue to stall or shrink. The key driver for modern economic growth is entrepreneurial innovation (Schumpeter, 1911, 1934; Romer, 1990; Grossman and Helpman, 2002; and Aghion and Howitt, 1992, 1998). Innovation requires constant investments in entrepreneurial firms. Entrepreneurial financing, however, is too risky and too costly for traditional prudent investors....   [tags: European Economy, Debt Crisis]

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The Gender Diversity Issues That Affect Technology Businesses And Venture Capital Firms

- attention to the gender diversity issues that affect technology businesses and venture capital firms, the data shows that women in leadership are barely found (Seidenberg, 2015). Many women (15% of VC, 3% of CEO, 6% of VC partners) consider more non-analytic professions because (Brush, Greene, etc. ,2015) of lack of permanent women’s benefits such as paid maternity leave and no work-life balance. Women accounted 10% of the fellows of KPCB in 2013, it increased to 24% in 2014. However, the male/female ratio is still dominated by men....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Ratio, Girl]

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Pebble Smart Watch : A Silicon Valley Venture Company Technology Pebble

- Pebble smart watch is a Silicon Valley venture company Technology Pebble designed a smart watch compatible with Android and IPhone mobile phones. Pebble smart watch equipped with 1.26 inches backlit electronic paper screen resolution 144 x 168, black-and-white), low resolution. Table is built-in Bluetooth 4.0 radio module, vibration motor, accelerometer and a compass. This watch 's user interface is simple and intuitive, use two buttons can switch between the menu, use the select button can determine the options, and back button, you can return to a higher level menu (Molen, 2012).Pebble smart watch to receive text messages, email alerts, phone alerts and other notifications reminding (such...   [tags: Mobile phone, IPhone, Watch, Time]

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Memo Regarding Florabama Energy Venture Between Meyer Inc and Saban Company

- MEMORANDUM Date: March 17, 2013 To: CFO From: Subject: Florabama Variable Interest Analysis The purpose of this memo is to analyze the Florabama energy venture that Meyer Inc. initiated with Saban Company in February 2011. Meyer Inc. owns 60 percent of Florabama, and Saban Co. owns the remaining 40 percent. The profits are shared according to ownership percentage. The arrangement allows Saban Co. to purchase up to 20 percent of the power produced by Florabama at cost plus. Due to the business nature and level of equity investment at risk, Florabama has been deemed a Variable Interest Entity (VIE) for financial reporting purposes....   [tags: Interest, Holders, Beneficiary]

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Harry´s Buniness Venture Based on the Hunting Act 2004

- ... So looking back at all of these facts it is reasonable to say that Harry and anyone choosing to take part in that activity will be classed as a hunter in relation to section 1 of this Hunting Act. Finally harry needs to focus on the final part of section 1 where is states “……unless his hunting is exempt.” To allow Harrys business venture to go ahead he will have to be undoubtable certain that his hunting is exempt otherwise according to section 6 “Penalty” it clearly states that “A person guilty of an offence under this Act shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.” This in monetary terms is a fine of up to £5,000 also section twelve “Cr...   [tags: hunting, activity, fine, condition]

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Massachusetts Bay Company : A Profit Making Venture Created By The Puritan Businessmen

- Massachusetts Bay Company The Massachusetts Bay Company was a profit making venture created by the Puritan businessmen in 1628. To achieve their goal, they obtained a charter from the King that allowed to explore New England for precious metals. In 1629, they signed the Cambridge Agreement which gave the members of the company full control over the new colony that was to be created. In 1684, the charter was taken away from the Massachusetts Bay Company. However, it had already succeeded in establishing a colony in America....   [tags: United States, Massachusetts]

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Should Legislation On Joint Enterprise Be Altered Within The British Legal System?

- Should legislation on Joint Enterprise be altered within the British legal system. What is Joint Enterprise. Joint Enterprise is a common law based on judicial precedence that enables two or more people to be charged and convicted of the same crime regardless of whether they are truly guilty of performing it. The Joint Enterprise law is over 300 years old and facilitates for two groups of people to fall under its sentencing; principles and secondary parties. The principle is the main perpetrator of the crime committed, usually planning the offence and being at the forefront of when the felony is being carried out....   [tags: Crime, Criminal law, Law, Common law]

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Responsibility Of Joint Commission Through Voluntary Self Regulatory Process

- Healthcare Institution Affiliation Joyce smith Febuarty 10th ,2015 Healthcare PART 1 Responsibility of Joint Commission Hospitals used to participate in some voluntary self-regulatory process. However, in 1950s, there was the coming up of a program of hospital self-inspection, which later expanded into some present Joint Commission. The Joint Commission initially involved in surveying and accrediting only hospitals. However, currently, the joint admission involves critical access hospitals, behavioral health care services, home health agencies, pathology and also clinical laboratory services, ambulatory services, managed care and health care networks....   [tags: Health care, Hospital, Patient]

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The Rise Of Financial Capitalism

- At the beginning of the rise of financial capitalism the early London capital markets created a benchmark security for investors. The House of Lords passed the South Sea Bill that allowed the South Sea company to gain a competitive advantage over its counterparts, a monopoly in trade with South America. The main aim underlying the formation of the British joined stock company in 1711 was to create a public-private partnership to consolidate and reduce the cost of national debt. The company underwrote the English national Debt, which stood at £30 million, on a promise of 5 % interest from the Government....   [tags: Stock, Stock market, Joint stock company, Bank]

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Development of Mobile Banking in Open Joint-Stock Company MTS Bank

- 2. Introduction The main objective of this paper is to identify possible ways for development of mobile banking in Open Joint-Stock Company “MTS-Bank” (MTS-Bank) that thwart realization of retail business strategy. MTS-Bank is a private Russian bank and was established in 1993 as a corporate bank for Joint-Stock Financial Corporation “Sistema” (“Sistema”). Sistema is the main shareholder of MTS-Bank. Sistema is the largest publicly traded diversified holding company in Russia and CIS. The group owns a diverse set of public and private companies, which it holds in several distinct portfolios (Sistema, 2014)....   [tags: retail business strategies]

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The Military Family Life Counselor Program On Joint Base Mcguire Dix Lakehurst

- For my interview assignment, I got to spend time with and talk to Joan Upole. She is part of the Military Family Life Counselor program on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. It was very rewarding and insightful getting to speak to her on the counseling field and her job working with military individuals and their families. It is encouraging to see programs like this as I can see a positive difference and change from when I first joined in 2002, to present day. The change is in the perception of getting mental help or seeking and receiving counseling....   [tags: Mental health professional]

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Applying The Joint Custody Decree For The Removal Of The Child Out Of State

- Before the district court considers a petition to modify the joint custody decree for the removal of the child out-of-state, the petitioning parent must first clear the threshold hurdle. Druckman v. Ruscitti, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 50, 327 P.3d 511, 515 (2014), reh 'g denied (Sept. 24, 2014). The threshold hurdle requires the petitioning parent to prove a sensible, good faith reason for the move, Holder v. Polanski, 111 N.J. 344, 544 A.2d 852, 856–57 (1988), other than to frustrate the other parent’s visitation with the child....   [tags: Family, Interpersonal relationship, United States]

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The Joint Position Statement Of The National Association For The Education Of Young Children

- The joint position statement of The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College, discusses the rapidly changing digital age and provides guidance for early childhood educators on how to successfully implement appropriate technology and interactive media in the classroom to support learning and development. According to NAEYC and the Fred Rogers Center, it is the Educators responsibility to use professional judgment in evaluating and using technology and media in the classroom (National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) & Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning...   [tags: Early childhood education, Childhood]

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A Venture to Barbasos

- Location, Size and Language Barbados is an island located in the Atlantic. It is approximately 200 miles north east of Trinidad and about 2.5 times the area of Washington D.C. (Barbados, 2011).The capital, Bridgetown is on the southwestern coast of the island. The official language of Barbados is English. Barbados population was estimated at 285,653 by the United Nations (UN) in 2010 (Barbados, 2007). The people of Barbados are referred to as Bajans. Approximately 90% of the residents is of African descent, 4% is of European decent and 6% is of Asian or mixed decent....   [tags: Countries of The World]

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Foreign Market Entry Modes

- Why do companies entry foreign Markets. A company may be looking to increase profits and sales. They can accomplish this by creating new markets in foreign countries or they may increase sales in a foreign market that is growing faster than the domestic market. Companies also go abroad to protect their home market. By challenging a competitor in their own market it may prevent that competitor from challenging a company in its own home market. Thirdly, companies may be going abroad in search of lower production costs or in search of a guaranteed supply of raw materials....   [tags: Finance ]

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Surgery and Treatment of the ACL

- Annually, 30 in 100,000 people in the UK suffer an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury making it the most common knee ligament to be injured (National Health Service Choices 2013). Incidences of ACL injury are higher in females than in their male counterparts. Surgical reconstruction of the ACL is standard practice however it is yet to be determined what the most effective rehabilitation technique is. An untreated injury to a cruciate ligament or stiffness following surgical repair could alter its mechanical function within the knee joint, affecting both the damaged and normal ligaments (Moglo and Shirazi-Adl 2004)....   [tags: ligaments, knee joint, injury]

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Arthritis Is Not Part of the Normal Aging Process

- Individuals living with symptoms of Arthritis are plagued with daily reminders of the limitations and lifestyle changes needed to cope with the associated pain. The psychological impact of arthritis is disabling. Pain takes away the defining passion of some individuals. Arthritis is a chronic illness that for some adults comes at the expense of living life to the fullest, remaining confident and competitive. It means the race to the finish line was first which progressed their symptoms to ultimately winning arthritis the pain that will continue to add a minute to their run time and it can be defeating....   [tags: joint inflammation, rheumatism]

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Marketing Plan For International Furniture Industry

- As indicated in the chart above, it is a huge market because of the population, more consumers as well as great opportunities for expansion; they are interested in purchasing American style furniture, middle class is growing about 3 to 4 percent of the total population with an outstanding buying power for western style furniture centered on Shanghai (NBSC, 2006). International furniture companies have stepped up their pace of entering into China market to take advantage of the opportunities, company like Air land based in Hong Kong now manufactures foreign brands beddings and mattress for the market, Ashley furniture a major American brand has expanded into China at a major scale, a global f...   [tags: Marketing, Strategic management, Marketing plan]

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Carl Poltras On The Controlled Flow Of Light

- Carl Poltras talked to us about Nanophotonics. Photonics is the science based on the controlled flow of light, light is used in circuitry to do work; this is analogous to electricity in electronics. Photonics is carried out by carefully constructed waveguides made out of silicon and an etching method that boxes Si inside some other material, light is the coupled to optical fibers where it can then be transmitted. Successfully coupling light poses a significant challenge due to the size difference in the wave guide and fiber....   [tags: Venture capital, Private equity]

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The Fundamentals Of Raising Capital For A New Small Business Startup

- One of the primary duties of an entrepreneur is to continuously raise capital for his or her business. But what happens when that business is still in its startup stage. How will an entrepreneur raise capital for a new small business startup. I intend to use this article to reveal the fundamentals of raising capital for your business. "Thought, not money is the real business capital" - Harvey Firestone. If you are a first time entrepreneur seeking to raise capital for your small business startup, then read on as i share with you 12 avenues you can ply to raise capital for your small business startup....   [tags: Venture capital, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur]

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Relationship Between Stakeholders And The Entrepreneur

- The easy and trustworthy nature of crowdfunding is good for enhancing the relationship between stakeholders and the entrepreneur[s]. This relationship is necessary if the business is going to grow and operate within the confines of trust and ethical behaviors. The relationship between the stakeholder and the entrepreneur is explained using the Stakeholder Theory. According to Freeman, stakeholder theory is one that underscores the significance of each stakeholder (employer, employee, shareholder, suppliers, customers, community and the environment) to an organization as opposed to the shareholder only, the manner in which they are affected from a moral and ethical perspective (Freeman, et al...   [tags: Venture capital, Entrepreneurship, Finance]

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How Female Entrepreneurs Are Driving The Economic Expansion

- Many experts suggests 2016 will be the year women take center stage in the business world as the number of female entrepreneures, founders and investors continues to grow. From a Forbes article earlier this year: “Economists and academics agree women entrepreneurs are an under-tapped force that can rekindle economic expansion. Women are becoming more entrepreneurial. Women own 36% of all businesses, according to the 2012 U.S. Census – a jump of 30% over 2007.” This Bluehost article will highlight a few of the ways female entrepreneurs are driving the economic expansion....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Venture capital, Economics]

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Organizational Ecology And The New Institutionalism

- Two important perspectives in the organizations literature have been prominent over the past several decades: organizational ecology and the new institutionalism. Ecology is often centered around the demography of organizations e.g. firm creation and mortality, while institutionalism seeks to explain organizational behavior based on the social and cultural construction of legitimacy. Ecology tends to explain the diversity of organizations we observe, institutionalism their resemblances (Lee, 2012)....   [tags: Venture capital, Entrepreneurship]

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Planning A New Method Of Starting Up A Business

- Another approach of planning is a new method of starting up a business. It’s called “the lean star-up”, (Blank, S, 2013). Its primary different from the traditional planning is that conventional planning based on assumption of the feasibility of the business. Having those assumption from statistics or other businesses experiences. However, not all successful experiences of any venture means that it will has the same success for other ventures. Here where the lean start-up method making the difference, (Blank, S, 2013)....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Venture capital, Entrepreneur]

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A Interview With Valdis Dunis

- From my interview with Valdis Dunis, there were insights about the entrepreneur’s reasons, strategies, approaches and motivation for starting and owning a business. Other insights that I discovered were the realities of entrepreneurship that contradict or confirm the myths about entrepreneurship. Reason and motivation of starting an entrepreneurial venture Valdis emphasize that the reason for someone to become an entrepreneur should be based on making the world better and to create a “baby”. The first he described as his motivation to become an entrepreneur....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Venture capital]

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Applying Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills

- Using What You Have Learned As a student at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy you will be challenged continuously. The experiences and knowledge that is gained through the periods of instruction will greatly assist you in your future assignments. The knowledge gained from block C100 are important to a future Operations Sergeants Major because the duties of an Operations Sergeants Major greatly affect a large amount of soldiers, without this knowledge soldiers will suffer unnecessarily....   [tags: Military, Business, Joint Operations]

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Movie Review : ' Gosh '

- You believed it 's yellow, even though you are only able to see single side of it while other three sides are invisible. “If you notice a rise in reports about Rahul Yadav on the news, you start to believe Rahul yadav is controversial, when the only thing you know for sure is the news is delivering more stories about Rahul Yadav than usual. . . you think, ‘Gosh, Rahul is out of control.’ What you should think is ‘Gosh, the news loves to cover Rahul Yadav.” The mental shortcut we use by making this assumption is an example of a heuristic....   [tags: Failure, Entrepreneurship, Venture capital]

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What Matters Most For You, And Why?

- Essay A: What matters most to you, and why. What matters most to me is to be able to look back at any point in time throughout my life and feel proud and satisfied of my actions. I try to maintain a long-term view when making important decisions, which often requires hard work and sacrifices in the present in order to ensure long term benefits. Also, through my actions I try to deliver, whenever possible, a positive impact for the people around me. The origin of the importance I give to working hard today to achieve a better future outcome comes from the example of my parents who had meager incomes yet decided to work long hours to ensure that my brother and I could obtain the best educati...   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Venture capital]

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Human Resource Management in Hospitals

- HRM in Hospitals Answer 1: In general, A Joint Commission takes the involvement of both side people such as employees and employer and also uses the guidance of Medicare Acts and forces the hospitals to use the complete guideline by which they could be able to fulfill the needs of federal rules related to the employees (Joint Commission International., 2002). Generally organizations make the employee appraisal on the basis of their organizational policies. Hence, A Joint Commission also provides Spell Checker for checking medical activities to organizations that include more than more than 200,000 medical terms that forces the management of hospital for enhancing the employees’ apprai...   [tags: joint commission, policies, training]

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Problems with Common Medical Implants

- Introduction Common types of medical implants are ar-throplastical prostheses, or joint replacements, which serve to take over joint functions for patients suffering from musculoskeletal dysfunction or severe pains in e.g. the knee, hip (see Figure 1), or shoulder. Joint replacements generally consist of multiple parts made of different materials. The common hip joint re-placement prosthesis shown in Figure 2 consists of a metal ball, socket and stem and a plastic spacer. The metals used are mostly CoCr, austenitic stainless steels, Co–Cr–Mo alloys and Ti or Ti alloys, for their hardness, corrosion resistance, fracture toughness, low modulus and good machinability [1, 2]....   [tags: replacements, joint, prostheses]

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How Does William Faulkner Use Multiple-Narrative in As I Lay Dying?

- As I Lay Dying, written by William Faulkner, is the story of the Bundren family's venture away from their small farm to a town forty miles away. Many characters tell this story - there are fifteen narrators throughout fifty-nine sections of the book. By using a multiple-voice narrative, Faulkner removes himself from the story. The characters relay the story as they perceive it. The use of multiple perspectives shows the personality of the characters and reveals events from different angles. By structuring the novel in this way, Faulkner effectively illustrates the aspirations and motives of the Bundren family....   [tags: venture, poverty, abortion]

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Characteristics of the Entrepreneur and Maximizing Opportunities for Innovation

- LEARNING OUTCOME (01) – CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ENTREPRENEUR Entry 1 Entrepreneurship is a process carried out by individuals by identifying opportunities and converting them into marketable products or services. Entrepreneur makes an investment, sets up an organisation, markets the product / services and makes profit from it. In my view, to be a successful entrepreneur, one must be confident, should be able to take calculated risk, flexible and creative. He should be able to lead his organisation to achieve his goal by ethical means (Schaper, Volery, Weber & Lewis, 2011)....   [tags: new venture opportunities]

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Entrepreneurship And How It Affects The Economy

- Rough Draft Entrepreneurship and how it affects the economy Entrepreneurship is great for the economic growth of one country. The numbers of entrepreneurs in one country have a correlation of the wealth of the country as it generates cash flow and creates jobs opportunity it also increase competition in the market. All this benefits the economy of the country and is the essence of capitalism. Entrepreneurs are responsible for a huge part of the small business sector and the small business sector is a huge industry by itself....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Venture capital, Business]

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The Joint

- Julie was perfect. She was smart, popular and pretty. Her naturally blonde hair was professionally styled at least once a week and her size eight figure was always gloved in designer labels heard of only in magazines, brought for her on Daddy’s credit card. She was involved within the school teams and clubs, including gymnastics and dance, as well as all of the social clubs and school politics. Jen was far from this. She was what would be referred to as “bad”. Her dyed black hair that was worn so that half of her face could not be seen and she always wore uniform black....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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The Role of Housing Organizations

- This paper will look at how effective partnership working within/between housing organisations could help improve the quality of service delivery and meet the needs of customers and towards the end will provide examples of good practice. In today’s modern society where services are designed as a “one fits all” and with poor housing and poverty issues increasing, one must see why there is a need for organisations to refocus and merge their knowledge, tools and experiences in order to deliver joined-up services (the “Holy Grail” of public services)....   [tags: joint working, equality, diversity]

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Anatomy: What´s the Labrum?

- ... The labrum goes all the way around the socket and in most areas is firmly and tightly attached to the bone inside the socket. In some areas the labrum is not tightly attached, and only recently have doctors pin pointed which parts are normal and which parts are a direct reflect tearing of the labrum (A Patients Guide to Labral Tears, Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine). Tearing the labrum is a very easy and painful thing to do. The second function of the labrum is to act as an attachment of other structures or tissues around the joint....   [tags: ligaments, joint, shoulder]

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Business Fundamentals and Strategies

- Introduction An entrepreneur starts a new venture not only to succeed but ultimately to have the venture grow. Before an entrepreneur begins a strategy of growth and building wealth for the venture, several key fundamental puzzle pieces must be in place. This paper will explore five of these fundamentals and describe the importance of each one. It will go on to compare and contrast three growth strategies available to a business. Improvements When an entrepreneur brings a product or service to market, it may fill a need and bring customers to the business but the product or service may still need some work....   [tags: Entrepreneur, Venture, Growth]

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The Pact Between Tata Motors and Fiat

- Analyzing and serving the consumer International marketing is an important factor in serving organizations to develop into becoming globally competitive. Companies who operate within domestic markets purely are having difficulties competing with a global organization. Therefore, what does it take to move an organization globally. According to Cateora, Gilly, and Graham (2013), “international marketing is the performance of business activities designed to plan, price, promote, and direct flow of the companies goods and services to consumers of users in more than one nation for profit” (p....   [tags: general motors, car industry, fiat auto]

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The Joint Commission: National Patient Safety Goals for Medicare Based Long Term Care

- The Joint Commission: National Patient Safety Goals for Medicare Based Long Term Care The Joint Commission is a nonprofit organization that focuses on improving the Healthcare system. They do this by regulating and evaluating health care organizations, helping them improve and give a more effective and safe care (The Joint Commission, 2012). The National Patient safety goals are ways in which the joint commission strives to improve the way health care is provided (The Joint Commission, 2012). Effective on January 1, 2012, the Joint commission came up with new ways to improve the Care of Medicare Based Long term Care facilities and provided Safety regulations to be followed....   [tags: Healthcare, Logistics]

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Effects of Strategic Alliances

- Introduction The researcher will provide a description of each company, the strategic alliance, and the economic benefit of the strategic alliance of each company. In addition, the researcher will identify three issues of corporate social responsibility (CSR) for each company. Furthermore, the researcher will analyze each companies CSR issue and describe the impact on stakeholders. Finally, the researcher will describe ways in which the companies can be socially responsible. Effects of Strategic Alliances Multinational Corporation Secom Co., Ltd is a Japanese corporation in Tokyo, Japan....   [tags: Business Management ]

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The Rotator Muscles

- The rotator cuff muscles play a vital role in dynamic stability of the shoulder and glenohumeral joint. The glenohumeral joint is a shallow socket that allows for multiple directional movements through the frontal, sagittal, and transverse planes. The glenohumeral joint has the widest range of motion of all the joints in the body. The shoulder complex contains three bones: the scapula, the clavicle, and the humerus providing shape, support, and biomechanical form. The repetitive and forceful external rotation of the humerus is the primary cause of micro-trauma in competitive athletes resulting in anterior instability....   [tags: anatomy, glenohumeral joint]

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Emergence of Venture Capital in Western Europe vs the United States

- Emergence of Venture Capital in Western Europe vs the United States Table of contents 1 Introduction 1 2 The nature of venture capital 2 2.1 Definition of venture capital 2 2.2 (Ad)venturers of the past 2 2.3 How venture capital works 3 2.4 For innovation a vehicle is needed 4 2.5 Venture capital helps create vehicles for innovation 4 2.6 Realization of financial returns 5 3 Screening and evaluation process 6 3.1 Strategies and objectives of venture capitalists 6...   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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What Does Cruciate Ligament Rupture Is A Disease Of The Leg

- Cruciate rupture also known as cruciate ligament rupture is a disease of the leg. According to ACVS article “Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease” a cruciate ligament rupture can also be called cruciate disease, ruptured cranial cruciate ligament, ACL injury, torn cranial cruciate ligament, partial ACL injury, tibial plateau leveling osteotomy, tibial tuberosity advancement, lateral suture stabilization, and meniscal tear (Small Animal Topics). Even though a cruciate ligament rupture is not life threatening it can still be very dangerous and harmful....   [tags: Anterior cruciate ligament, Knee, Joint]

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Letter from ABC Health Care South Accreditation, Re: Joint Commission and Accreditation

- Firstly, I would like to thank all of you for the excellent jobs you have all been doing. It has been brought to my attention that some of you are unsure of what having our facilities accredited and how we can benefit from it means. Therefore, at this time I hope the following explanations will help clear up any questions. I will first discuss the “Joint Commission” and what is entailed in the accreditation and certification of our facilities. The JCAHO was created in 1951 to ensure the highest standards of quality and safety in the delivery of healthcare and evaluating organization performances based on these standards....   [tags: letter, accreditation, ]

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Never Events: Doctor and Hospital's Misktakes

- Background Hospitals are busy places, and with so much going on it is hard to believe that mistakes are not made. However, there are some accidents that should never happen. Such events have been termed ‘never events’ because they are never supposed to happen. This term was first introduced by Ken Kizer, MD, in 2001 (US, 2012). The Joint Commission has classified never events as sentinel events and asks that hospitals report them. A sentinel event is defined as, “an unexpected occurrence involving death or serious physiological or psychological injury, or the risk thereof” (US, 2012)....   [tags: sentinel event, hospitals, joint commision]

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National Joint Commission 's List Of Safety Goals For Long Term Care Facilities

- ABSRACT This paper explores the need of adding Reminiscence Therapy to the National Joint Commission’s list of safety goals for long term care facilities. It links scientific research of psychologist Erik Erikson’s ‘Integrity vs. Despair’ theory as relative to the new goal. It examines research conducted by psychologist Jonathan Gerson in relation to the benefits of Reminiscence therapy in preventing feelings of despair in elderly patients showing its relationship to safety. National Awareness of Mental Illness facts are included to show the correlation of despair (that leads to depression) which in turn creates a plethora of safety risk factors that could potentially lead to significant pat...   [tags: Health care provider, Health care, Patient]

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Designing Glue Blocks

- Intro to Glue Blocks Typical stairs consist of two basic components a tread, horizontal, and a riser, vertical. However, over time stairs begin to degrade causing slight warping in the trend. This shrinkage of the wood as well as weaken of the fastener between the riser and trend causes the two components to rub together, this creates an unpleasant squeaking sound. To solve these problems, a joint called a “glue block” is used with nails or screws to secure the joint to the underside of the trend where it meets the riser....   [tags: squeaking, joint, procedure]

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Stackelberg Game for Joint Power and Bandwidth Allocations over Amplify and Forward (AF) Cooperative Communications

- Amplify and forward cooperative communication scheme is modeled using Stackelberg market framework, where a relay is willing to sell its resources; power and bandwidth to multi-user in the system in order to maximize its revenue. The relay determines the prices for relaying users’ information depending on its available resources and the users’ demands. Subsequently, each user maximizes its own utility function by determining the optimum power and the optimum bandwidth to buy from the relay. The utility function of the user is formulated as a joint concave function of the power and the bandwidth....   [tags: Information Technology ]

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SHARP: A Joint Spectrum Allocation, Handover and Routing Protocol for Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks

- Generally any Network of CRs may have access to multiple frequency bands with different channel bandwidth and characteristics also any CR may have different QoS requirements or need to support certain applications. Therefore, after spectrum hole detection, an efficient channel allocation policy must be implemented to assign available resources based on the requests of different CRs and based on the requirements of the applications of each CR, this process is called spectrum decision. In addition to this, in CR networks with multi-hop communication and no predefined structure, (i.e., multi-hop cognitive radio ad hoc networks), requires smart and adaptive routing interference between PU and se...   [tags: algorithm, communication, frequency]

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Analysis Of The Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action ( Jcpoa ) And Its Impact On The United States ' Future Iran

- In “Time to Get Tough on Tehran,” Eliot Cohen, Eric Edelman, and Ray Takeyh discuss the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and its impact on the United States’ future Iran policy. After strikingly denouncing the JCPOA for its recognition of Iran’s peaceful nuclear program, its potential to make Iran’s rivals in its region to go nuclear, and its allowance of advanced centrifuges, the authors propose a new, more cohesive Iran policy for the United States that they contend will help squeeze Iran into making concessions on amendments to the JCPOA, and eventually, a new nuclear deal....   [tags: United Kingdom, United States, Race, Middle East]

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Inclusive Programs Thrive For Excellence Based On The Partnership From The Professionals, Environment, And Joint Agencies

- Inclusive programs thrive for excellence based on the partnership from the professionals, environment, community, and joint agencies. To establish an Inclusive program one has to first find funding opportunities that will help build a program. Having a successful foundational platform for Inclusive programs stem from the best curriculum and environment for the candidates involved. This opportunity opens the door for new directors to search for the best qualified and experienced educators and staff to help build the program....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Program, Environment]

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A Research Evaluation At Nightingale Community Hospital

- A1. Nightingale Community hospital is preparing for audit with joint commission, and it’s going to prepare an action plan to recent finding in the tracer patient. This tracer patient is one kind of method where by you select one patient care and track from the admission to discharge, the organization is able to review the system and determine whether the care provided to the patient is meeting the joint commission standard quality of care. There are several error identified by the tracer patient during the survey conducted at Nightingale Community Hospital....   [tags: Hospital, Patient, Joint Commission, Physician]

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Risk Management for Health Care Organization

- The risk manager will adhere to the Joint commission requirements for reporting sentinel events for accredited hospitals. “Accredited hospital are to identify and respond to any sentinel event in a timely and through manner.”( Radtke, K., & Milton, C. (2003). The Requirements include a credible root analysis and the development of an action plan that reduces risk and improves patient safety measures. The process of the root analysis should find risk in areas like performance but should focuses primarily on systems and processes....   [tags: pharmaceutical company,joint commision,hospital]

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TNC’s use of Emissions Credit Arrangements

- Introduction: The Senate Finance Committee held hearings on the practices of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in June of 2005. TNC is a tax-exempt organization under 501(c)(3) it describes its charitable purpose as, “to preserve the plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.” This paper will focus on the TNC’s use of Emissions Credit Arrangements, as a vehicle to raise capital, the Committee’s concern with these arrangements, and alternative structures that TNC could use that would eliminate these concerns....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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My Career And Opinion Of Addison Kim

- Everyone admires successful people and hopes to own the same fame and wealth like the successful people. Unfortunately, most of us never find out the reason why these people success and discover the perspiration that is left on the path to success. To find out what efforts and accomplishments they made in the career and to learn what I can improve from them, I decided to interview Addison Kim, a local analyst who work in venture capital and private equity. From the interview, I learned the interviewee’s background and gained advice about my career and opinion of the financial industry....   [tags: Learning, Skill, Management, Venture capital]

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Interview : Audio Cofounder Lucio Proni Audio

- JL Audio For this assignment, I chose to interview JL Audio cofounder Lucio Proni. JL Audio is a consumer/professional audio manufacturer located in Miramar Florida that produces speakers for boats, cars, and home sound systems. Lucio Proni is an engineer and cofounded of the company with his high school buddy Jim Birch. During the mid-1970’s when they were on their summer break from the University of Florida, Lucio and Jim decided to mess around with component speakers and wound up building home loudspeakers for fun....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Venture capital, JL Audio]

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Funding A Business Venture

- Investment bankers are individuals who are responsible for underwriting securities of a company. I have discovered that investment bankers manage the issuance of bonds and counsel their clients on high level issues of financial organization. They also propose and complete strategies for acquiring and merging with other companies, and manage selling a company’s stock. In my opinion, this profession is very important in that, generally speaking, investment bankers are crucial figures in shaping American and world economies, along with the success of your personal business....   [tags: business, financing]

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Interview With Audio Cofounder Lucio Proni

- For this assignment, I chose to interview JL Audio cofounder Lucio Proni. JL Audio is a consumer/professional audio manufacturer located in Miramar, Florida that produces speakers for boats, cars, and home sound systems. Lucio Proni is an engineer and cofounder of the company with his high school buddy Jim Birch. During the mid-1970’s when they were on their summer break from the University of Florida, Lucio and Jim decided to mess around with component speakers and wound up building home loudspeakers for fun....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Venture capital, JL Audio]

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The XenoMouse: The Case of Where the Business Should Go

- The XenoMouse: The Case of Where the Business Should Go 1) What are the pros and cons of Abgenix collaborating with a partner on ABX-EGF in comparison to going solo. A partner to the business brings an advantage of providing additional capital, resources, and other material to develop the ABX-EGF drug program, all the while limiting the amount of risk that Abgenix takes on. For example, the drug may not develop correctly and fail in trail(s), or possibly the turns out to be unsuccessful, this after Abgenix provides a large amount of their limited resources....   [tags: pros and cons, decisions, monetary factors]

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Funding Environment in UK

- FUNDING ENVIRONMENT IN UK HTSFs form 6% of UK’s business population. But, due to asymmetry of information, they face greater obstacle than conventional SMEs in obtaining finance, and so deserve greater government support in overcoming them. The recent financial crisis has affected the availability of finance to HTSFs in UK adversely, which in turn has held back economic recovery. A lot of research has been done, which demonstrates that there has been a funding gap in HTSFs in last 30 years. According to Bank of England’s report on Financing of Technology Based Small Businesses, investors are more willing to lend to established HTSFs as compared to young HTSFs....   [tags: finance, venture capital, HTSF, investment]

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