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The Positive Relationship Between Public Officials and Corruption

- In present time, part of our society is dependent on the law enforcement, which are supposed to keep our community and environment safe and out of trouble. Police officers are part of a branch in law enforcement that helps contribute in the enforcement of certain restrictions and rules to the society in transforming and keeping it a healthy environment. Law officials have been in existence for the majority of the time, but have now been bribed into letting particular situations slide by. It has converted into controversial issue and common situation, where now it is possible to be seen anywhere....   [tags: law enforcement, law officials, police corruption]

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A Message to the Elected Officials

- A Message to the Elected Officials According to USC Section 7206, “Making false statements on a tax return is a felony risking fines and imprisonment for up to 3 years.” This statement, along with Press Secretary Gibbs’ own words, “I think they both (Kellifer and Daschle) recognize that you can’t set an example of responsibility but accept a different standard on who serves,” indicate a presence acknowledged across America: that a social contract exists between the governed and their government and it is being abrogated in favor of the personal interests of our top elected and appointed officials and their respective political parties....   [tags: Political Science, Philosophy]

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Public Officials and Conflicts of Interest

- As the adage suggests, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is. This was the case in the seemingly flawless project to revamp the downtown area of Myrtle Beach by replacing the Pavilion with the "New Pavilion." This new entity downtown would bring tourists to the area even during the off-season. With upscale shopping, half-a-dozen restaurants, an amphitheater, and a NASCAR-themed roller coaster, there would be something for the entire family. Before any hype could begin, the master developer of the plan and his company's façade was lifted and fictitious credentials were revealed....   [tags: Current Events]

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Selection Officials Must Consider Characteristics Of The Applicant Pool

- Selection officials must also consider characteristics of the applicant pool. Such characteristics include the number of expected applicants that must be tested and the diversity of the applicant pool a particular administration method will allow you to test. Tippins et al. (2006) suggest that the number of expected applicants may factor into decisions to use UIT. White it may be feasible to individually administer a proctored test to five applicants, or to obtain the equipment necessary to test small groups of applicants simultaneously, it is likely impractical for many organizations to obtain the equipment and proctors needed to test a thousand people, in person, efficiently....   [tags: Scientific method, Logic, Employment, Hypothesis]

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How Corruption Is Viewed By Politicians And Government Officials

- This chapter will critically examine the difficulties in defining what it means to be corrupt and in particular to be politically corrupt in the UK. These definitions will be examined as to their effectiveness in explaining what corruption is and whether the difficulties identified have contributed to how corruption is viewed by some politicians and government officials. There will always also be an examination as to why it appears that the definitions of corruption are trying to capture the essence of this phenomenon by defining it by using just a few words; which can lead in some cases to what could be an over-simplification or complication of the definition of corruption....   [tags: Bribery, Political corruption, Definition, Fraud]

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German Government Officials in WWII

- German Government Officials in WWII Many people have contributed to the cruel treatment of human beings, specifically Jews, in Nazi Germany during the second World War. This is a report on the damage carried out by some of the Nazi criminals working under the rule of Adolf Hitler. Many people contributed in Hitler's attempt to carry out his 'Final Solution'. Among these people are Ernst Roehm, Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Himmler, and Hermann Wilhelm Goering. While I discuss how they partook in World War Two, keep in mind their actions will, and have, left a mark on the world forever....   [tags: European History World War II]

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Fifa 's Executives And Officials Days Of Freedom

- The FIFA’s executives and Officials days of freedom are numbered. Since May 2015 evidence has been released that can incriminate the sixteen members involved in the FIFA scandal. New evidence is released weekly about the FIFA corruption scandal and there comes a point where the arrest need to start to help the organization get passed the scandal. The questions at the start of the investigation were is FIFA actually corrupted. Did FIFA accept bribes during the World Cup voting process. Now the questions have shifted towards when will Sepp Blatter resign or get convicted....   [tags: FIFA, FIFA World Cup, Association football]

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The Media Has Made Against Police Officials

- P.O.V. In modern times, can we really trust police officials to do their jobs. Better yet, how much trust can we really have on all the officers that are supposed to be protecting us. That is hard to say, officers are always on the news these days, whether for murder, excessive use of force, or even abusing Civil forfeiture laws. The media has made it a point to show us this dark side of the law, causing the trust in police officials to diminish over time. Some citizens have begun to think that maybe officers need to be kept under a watchful eye, in order to protect the citizens and officers alike....   [tags: Police, Law, Police brutality, Constable]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Officials : Hackers Breach Election System

- Writers have the ability to influence the world, to change people’s views, and to inform those reading of current events. As writers of CNN, Wesley Bruer and Evan Perez have the job of informing the public of current events. They also have the ability to influence the way their readers perceive that situation, whether they see it as good or bad. Upon writing the article “Officials: Hackers breach election system in Illinois, Arizona” the two authors ignored the fact that these hackers may have had the intention of affecting the elections, and wrote solely on the fact that the intention was money....   [tags: Election, Elections, Voting system, .hack]

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Open Homosexuality Is Not Defined By Dictionaries Or Professors, Or Officials?

- Words are not defined by dictionaries or professors, or officials, but by how people use them, how they are put into context, through the timeless evolution of meanings. Words can have many different faces, many of which can be powerful or quite weak, others can have a friendly face or a mean one. Sometimes there are words that can start out having a friendly face, but with time society can turn them into a mean face that betrays its former self, words like this exist all across modern social interaction, some can be more prominent than others and promote an ignorant atmosphere as to which we are forced to live in....   [tags: Homosexuality, Gay, Homophobia, High school]

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California Needs A State Of Emergency And Directed State Officials

- California is facing one of the most severe droughts on record, the Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency and directed state officials to prepare for water shortages. Gov. Brown imposed mandatory water restrictions statewide in hopes creating sustainability of limited water supplies reducing usage by 25% during the drought and into the future. "We 're in a new era," Brown said. "The idea of your nice little green grass getting lots of water every day, that 's going to be a thing of the past" (Ray, Sanchez, 2015, April, 2)....   [tags: Water resources, Water crisis, Drought, Hydrology]

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The Effect of the Instant Replay on NFL Officials

- The Effect of the Instant Replay on NFL Officials The NFL can vote to keep instant replay out of the game every year, but the owners will never get rid of it. That's because like it or not, the NFL has instant replay. It comes courtesy of television and Jumbotron. And it's leaving the leagues officials vulnerable to widespread and immediate second-guessing from fans, coaches and players a net inside every stadium. The officials, in a matter speaking, are left working without. Seemingly on the verge of returning instant replay to the game earlier in the week, the owners at their annual meetings rejected the plan on Wednesday by three votes....   [tags: Papers]

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Establishing Virtual Teams Within Top, Middle, And Lower Level Officials

- Establishing virtual teams within top, middle, and lower level officials, coordinating regional actions and efficiently providing aid to on the ground workers is achieved, with lower level officials informing middle level officials about resources need on the ground, treatments plans, and vaccines that are required, middle level officials then them organizing regional logistical plans to deliver vaccines and resources in a timely manner and better increase communication to top level officials about what resources are need to contain the virus and inform then about time frames....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Patient]

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Political Officials Misuse Their Governmental Department Power For Personal Gain

- When political officials misuse their governmental department power for personal gain it can cause all kinds of corruption in a system. Officials that directly relate their duties in office to life and cannot separate the difference between good and bad will always have a problem with corruption and it should be eliminated all over the world. Other illegal activities such as police brutality or repression of other political enemies are not under this name. In other countries corruption is not seen the same as it is in other counties such as traditional societies there is so much corruption and mayhem going on there no one there knows what is right or wrong....   [tags: Political corruption, Bribery, Government]

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Trust and Compliance: Messaging by Government Officials versus Business Professionals

- I. Summary of the Issue: Trust and Compliance: Messaging by Government Officials versus Business* Professionals A. Background Extreme disaster emergencies, such as the Hurricane Katrina, may burden state’s emergency operation plans when the extent of the situation strains the response plan to its maximum limit (1). When all resources are depleted, states may request a presidential disaster declaration to receive more support; yet they would be unlikely to manage such tremendous response by themselves....   [tags: Government]

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Community Gardens : A Common And Sought After By Many Residents And City Officials

- Community gardens are becoming more common and sought after by both residents and city officials because they provide a variety of functions within a community that society values. These gardens are often promoted as having economic advantages, providing health benefits, offering educational opportunities, and reducing food deserts. In particular, community supported agriculture theoretically could address inequalities about food security by increasing accessibility to fresh produce. However, whether community gardens actually promote food equity in the same way or if diverse socioeconomic areas share similar perceptions of these gardens is uncertain....   [tags: Gardening, Food security, Community building]

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Implementing Security Protocols Have Not Been Enforced By Itrust Officials

- Efforts to establish security protocols have not been legitimately enforced by iTrust officials. The non-existing and/or weak security mechanisms in public facing databases allow various classes of assaults to occur, for example, Denial of Service (DoS) attacks to transpire which can upset the accessibility and integrity of the Web enables applications. For example, SQL Injection is an attack where a hacker can execute harmful structured query language (SQL) coding to control a web application 's database server....   [tags: Authentication, Access control]

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Lower the Age Requirement for Federal Elected Officials

- The reason why young people don't vote is so obvious that it can be found in the U.S. Constitution. The Founding Fathers, progressive and tolerant though they were, saw fit to cite age as the only limitation to holding a federal elected office. In a document that rightly stands as a model for modern liberal democracy, neither race nor gender nor religion nor creed were mentioned as being relevant to the qualifications of a representative. This only serves to emphasize the degree to which age discrimination is rooted in the American political system....   [tags: Politics and Young Voters]

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The Role of Corruption in Cambodia's Human Trafficking

- The rule of law is vital for supporting a democratic society. Citizens rely on the government to protect its people through laws and good governance. However, corruption undermines government’s abilities to be accountable for the good of its people. Corruption as defined by Transparency International is “the abuse of entrusted power for private gains”. When governments are corrupt, they defer the rule of law and create greater inequalities. Organized crimes, such as human trafficking, contribute to corruption by undermining law enforcement efforts, slowing economic growth, and raising the costs of regional trade (Dixon 98)....   [tags: government officials owning brothels]

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Consequences of the Age of Exploration

- The Age of Discovery, also known by others as the Age of Exploration, was a specific era of history which started in the 15th century and lasted for over 200 years. Conceived by the pioneer Portuguese and Spanish explorers in their search for precious metals and costly spices (such as saffron and cardamom), this expansion of knowledge about the world was well-intentioned. Ultimately, this turned out to have severe consequences, with its effects persisting even to this day. First of all, Why were there consequences in the first place....   [tags: discovery, fraudulent officials]

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Religion Issues in Public School

- ... Also, was a court case, Abington Township v. Schempp, the Supreme Court said that it's entirely permissible for public schools to offer classes in "the study of the Bible," if they are "presented objectively as part of a secular program of education," adding, "it certainly may be said that the Bible is worthy of study for its literary and historic qualities."(Lesson 2, 2014) The Student’s Religious Expression The students can express their faith while they in school and schools should respect the right of students to participate in activities and religious discussions....   [tags: parents, school officials, communities]

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Campaign Finance Reform Proposal

- In the last election cycle, 132 Americans accounted for sixty percent of all the Super Political Action Committees (PACs) money (Lessig 2013). With statistics like this, it is no wonder the average American does not feel as though his or her vote is meaningful. In the current American way of government elections, the average citizen does not choose the candidate; he or she merely deciphers which best fits his or her beliefs the best out of the ones suggested by the large election donators. The question at hand here is whether there should be an amendment that limits the amount of money corporations and organizations can give to potential political figures, as well as organizations that fund...   [tags: candidates, elected officials]

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How Labor Unions Hurt the Economy

- Unionizing Employees research What Do Unions Do. Industry deregulation, amplified contest and toil mobility have made it extra hard for traditional unions to maneuver. In current decades, unions have experienced partial expansion because of transferal from "old economy" industries, which often implicated manufacturing and big companies, to lesser and medium-sized companies exterior of manufacturing. In the current past, prospective union associates have increase into a bigger number of companies....   [tags: industry deregulation, union officials, leaders]

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Nigerian Government Officials

- We are members of the emerging democratic Nigerian government. Although previously under a military dictatorship, we are trying to present a new face to the international powers present at the forum. Even with the change in government, we have maintained ownership of 55-60% of the oil extracted from Nigerian lands by the international companies Shell, ChevronTexaco, ExxonMobil, Agip, Elf, and Pan Ocean (Bureau). This provides our country with $60 billion in revenue, half of which is divided up evenly and distributed to each of the thirty-six state governments for use (O’Neill)....   [tags: International Government ]

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Environmental Management

- The role of the State is still crucial to twenty-first century environmental policy making. The State through its various different organizations is involved in implementing policies related to the direct and active manipulation of the environment (Wilson, 1997). The State devises a set of rules governing the access and withdrawals of the resource stock (Grafton, 2000). For example, forest officials, such as the Forestry Commission in the United Kingdom directly manages and exploits state owned forests....   [tags: Environment, Forest Officials, Policy]

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Blood Doping

- INTRO: “Bang” the gun has set off the 1988 Olympic 100M dash and Ben Johnson of Canada was quick out if his shiny blue blocks. In little under 10 seconds he had won his first and only gold medal. He also set a world record with a time of 9.79, he was almost unhuman like. In that race he looked faster than the speed of light. He was on cloud 9 and so were his adoring fans, but they would all come crashing down off their cloud into rock bottom. ("Blood doping goes viral as cheats slip through the net") The Olympic officials would soon find out that this man faster than light would get busted for the use of blood doping....   [tags: olympic officials, disqualification]

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The Computer and Police Officers and Law Enforcement Officials

- Introduction Computer is one of the most important and common sources of communication and a quick technology now a days. It became an integral part of people's daily lives, whether considered learning life or practical one. People become dependent upon the various areas. It saves time and provides them with the information and works they need. It also can store a lot of data that relate to those areas in a short time and making it easier for them retrieves what has been stored easily and conveniently....   [tags: information management systems, devices]

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Social Psychology

- Public Safety Officials have been battling the difficult question of profiling for quite a while. The question is how do they know the suspected individual fit the category associated with an offense. While it has been proven that many profiling cases are somewhat directed to a racial profile, it can be proven that people, given the discretion, are able to identify explanations for a series of behavioral events by identifying what that behavior accredits to. This theory, identified by Frite Heider, “suggested that we have a tendency to give casual explanations for someone’s behavior, often by crediting either the situation or the person’s disposition,” called the attribution theory....   [tags: criminal justice, Public Safety Officials]

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NFL Safety Development for Players and Officals

- American football in the past several years have really developed, not only from the fans perspective but also from the players and the official heads. Safety is the most important topic talked about in all sports but it is a must in football, especially because of the way the game is played with all of the tackles and hits. It is really important not only for the players to be safe but also the officials to keep it safe. Both players and officials play a key role in making the game of football safe and interesting to watch for the fans and a great experience for the players as well....   [tags: rules, penaities, equipment, play]

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Should the United States Make English the Official language?

- According to the 2011 census, over 20.8 percent of the United States population spoke another language other than English ( Language barriers, cultural differences, and immigration have been a part of life in the United States for decades. Language is considered a vital tool in the construction of someone’s identity and an expression of culture. In the last 200 years immigrants have chosen to make the United States their home, but some proceeded with caution by slowly adapting to the English language and culture....   [tags: English Official Language]

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English Should Be the Official Language of the United States

- English as the official language of the United States could benefit the U.S. Government and America as a whole. America has long since been a multicultural nation and has been an English speaking nation since it was founded. The constitutional and federal documents are all in English, which furthers the American people, believing English should be our official language. The majority of states already have English as their official language, for English has always provided a much needed cohesion to our diverse citizens since it was founded....   [tags: Reasons to Make English the Official Language]

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Investigating Bribery And Its Effect On A Public Official

- Over these two decades, globalisation has brought the globalise economy. However, in the meanwhile, it is a large increase in cases of corporate crime such as bribery in the international trade. As mentioned by Sanyal and Samanta (2004), the definition of bribery is to influence a public official in the enforcement of the individual formal responsibilities. This essay will analyse bribery and demonstrate how current approaches in detecting and punishing bribery are effective. It will show that keeping the independence and freedom of anti-bribery systems, making regulations of the appropriate budgets and staff for anti-bribery agencies, making items of motivations and sanctions to dispute cor...   [tags: Crime, Sociology, Economics, Bribery]

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The American Alliance Of Museums

- The use of advocacy in the museum community is a relatively new strategy. Up until about ten years ago, museums were failing to ask for Federal funds, with a majority of funds allocated through the Office of Museums and Library Services going to libraries (Harris 2014:4). However, despite the refusal to ask for Federal funds, museums still relied much more heavily on government support than many other types of institutions until the Economic Stimulus Bill of 2009, in which museums were not eligible to compete for funding (Harris 2014:4)....   [tags: Official, Office]

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It's Time to Declare English the Official Language

- It's Time to Declare English the Official Language "In no way would having English as the official language intrude upon anyone's private life, business, or day-to-day living. Official English applies only to the conduct of government business." -S.I. Hayakawa America today is a melting pot of different societies. Everywhere, in every city and in every state, there are Germantowns, and Chinatowns, and Greektowns. America has certainly developed into one big multicultural society....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive]

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The Act Of A Gift Culture

- I disagree with Corruption is a Western concept and that some tradition societies are not applicable the ‘gift culture’. They can function without because there is no positive meaning. The onset to corruption, one being the giver and the other being the receiver are involved for personal reward. The rewards are obtained as a result of stealing the trust of society. An example would be that a Police officer only eats at one restaurant because the owner gives him free food. Then it’s known that the police officer only performs special services for that one restaurant while on duty....   [tags: Political corruption, Bribery, Official]

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The Criminal Justice : An Old American Man Who Has Been Wrongfully Accused

- Moore is an old American man who has been wrongfully accused in China of the death of a Chines women who the government officers have found in his room dead. Instead of reading him his rights and to ask Moore questions on what happened to the young lady found dead. The officers arrest him and appoint him an attorney who could care less if he gets the death sentence. None other than young women Shen Yunlin his new attorney steps in and pleads guilty of murder. In her defiance, she pleads guilty under the law because she says” they will give a man a less crucial charge then if he were to plead not guilty even if he didn’t do the crime”....   [tags: Law, Crime, Official, China]

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Effective Anti Corruption Acts ( Or Laws )

- A. Effective Anti Corruption Acts (or laws) I. This allows CPIB to inspect both private and public cases. Since Public cases are also vital to ensure corruption free run of corporate and attract investment. II. The public official has to prove his innocence if he is reported to have accepted bribes or under table payments. III. A bribe acceptor would still be punished if he fails to return favor after accepting the bribe. IV. The act forbids to public officials to accept gifts. V. The act empowers the official to pay the exact amount of bribe he received apart from other punishment....   [tags: Political corruption, Bribery, Official]

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Armenian Genocide and Turkey

- Armenian genocide is a historical event which is not accepted by Turkish official view. Many Turkish institutions, especially political and bureaucratic ones, do not have tendency to take responsibility for this historical event. Turkish official view created several arguments for Armenian genocide. Until the establishment of Turkish Republic, Armenian mass murders was not denied. According to Akcam(2005), even Ataturk, the founding father of the Turkish Republic, was accepted the mass murders of Armenians....   [tags: turkish official, bureaucracy, christianity]

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Arguing the Opposition of Censorship

- ... Army Private First Class Bradley Manning, have been arrested by authorities on the impression that these individuals were responsible for supplying WikiLeaks- a popular website founded by Julian Assange- thousands of classified United States documentary. These leaks brought upon by Manning and Snowden, have caused global uproar and exposed a plethora of cases in the U.S. Making both men traitors to the nation. Government officials who may leak private, classified documentation, regardless of the cause or reason, are legally inclined to consequence and prosecution for breaking their sworn oaths of secrecy....   [tags: official supervision and control]

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The Official Doctrine

- The Official Doctrine is a widely believed religion based description of the “internal” human mind and “external” human body. It is derived from Renee Descartes, a famous and well respected dualist. Dualists believe that the mind and body are separate entities that are ordinarily linked together until death. Therefore, a human being is both a body and a mind until the body dies. The mind exists in time and the body exists in both time and space. All matter that exists in space, including human bodies, is governed by the same mechanical laws....   [tags: Philosophy]

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Why Is Not Cruel Is Better Than Being Merciful

- Certain responsibilities go to certain people; however, what types of obligations are made for the government and are they different from citizen’s obligations. There a variety of compelling arguments made for both sides upon which has a higher value. A countless amount of people believe government duties has a higher place on the pedestal; although, others believe it’s the individual’s obligations who are higher. Examining this essay readers will understand which is higher; however, compared government obligations are superior to individual obligations....   [tags: Political philosophy, Thomas Hobbes, Official]

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The Decision Making Process Of The Managers

- elected officials whom stated to place Upton back on duty until the charges were proven guilty or not such as desk duty or other police job duties until the matter is resolved. He refused and that is unethical because Upton did not stand a chance to even be proven guilty before he already terminated from his job that according to the case has been a member of for multiple years. With the ethical issues stated above, there are possible alternatives to these concerns that can alter the decision-making process of the managers....   [tags: Decision making, Decision theory, Official]

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Unethical Behavior By American Businesses

- Unethical behavior by American businesses "Where 's my money in 2016" The Introduction (Rebuttal). The Introduction (Rebuttal). American publicly traded companies, investment firms, and our elected officials continue to make bad decisions and mistakes with normal citizen’s retirement/college funds or investment money. Does success in business necessarily mean you need to cross the boundaries between good and evil. I certainly don’t believe that, However, in my business career I have seen both. There are a few senior executives with character traits frequently associated with the darker side of human nature....   [tags: Investment, Finance, Official, Financial adviser]

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Jack Frost 's House - Original Writing

- If the door never read “Poppy Pippins, Government Official, Doubtedly So,” Holly would have been sure she walked into Jack Frost’s room, it was freezing. She held her breath as she walked into the large room, the air was cool enough for her to see her breath every time she exhaled to lick her lips. For a government official, the room was furnished just as she’d expected— lavishly. Ornate silver furniture decorated the room, the metal looked to shine as if it has just been freshly polished. As Holly made her way further into the room, she spotted a hunched over figure sitting at a large desk, rather unfortunately, engraved with the initials “P.P.”....   [tags: Official, Office, Pen, Fountain pen]

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The Official Language of the United Nations

- “Bilingualism for the individual is fine, but not for a country”, claims S.I Hayakawa in his article “Bilingualism in America”, published in USA Today in 1989. A language is a systematic means of communication. It is used to express ourselves and communicate with others. More than 300 languages are spoken in the United States but English is one of the common bonds among the Americans of all backgrounds. English is the language of freedom, commerce and opportunity around the world. English is the official language of 51 nations and 27 states in the United States of America....   [tags: Language ]

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Making English The Official Language

- The United States is made up of many different ethic groups. These groups vary from Latinos, Asian American, African American, Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, and etc. These ethnic groups come into America speaking many different languages. However, many people are still surprised to learn that the United States has no official language. Many assume that English is the official language of the United States. Despite all the effort over the years, the United States has no official language. Because the United States has no official language, it is suffering with substantial costs....   [tags: Language]

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Trench Life According to Soldiers Rather than Official Accounts

- Trench Life According to Soldiers Rather than Official Accounts Trench warfare was a viscous and violent way to fight a war. In World War 1 there were over 600 kilometres of trenches that separated East and West Europe between Belgium and France. They were started by the Germans who dug them for protection after their defeat at Marne by Britain and France. Both sides kept on digging and digging their trenches to stop the other side form outflanking them. The trenches grew and the western front was formed....   [tags: Papers]

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English As An Official Language

- For many years, the thought of English being the official language of the United States has come with a little controversy. Some argue that English should be the official language because it is the most dominant language in the world. Some believe by doing so, it would create a stronger unity among the American people. Proponents believe that although the United States is diverse, it may be too much for the American people to juggle multiple languages. Others believe that English shouldn’t be the official language and instead be one of many prominent languages that are widely used in our nation such as Spanish, French, and Chinese....   [tags: Culture]

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Official English Movements And English

- Official English movements and English only can actually be defined as the efforts that have been put in place over time by the federal and state governments, organizations, [private citizens or lobbyists in order to make English the official and only language used by the public in their daily lives or used in governmental purposes throughout the United States. These efforts have been seen to be controversial in the sense that many scholars have termed them to be serving the interests on natives of America who speak English (Macedo, 2010)....   [tags: United States, English language]

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English as the Official Language

- “Emblematic of the period, Theodore Roosevelt asserted in 1919: ‘We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language, for we intend to see that the crucible turns out people as Americans and not as dwellers in a polyglot boarding- house’ ” (Daniels, 8). The question that has been around for hundreds of years: “Should English be declared the official language of the United States?” is still a controversy - refighting the same old sociolinguistic issue of the 1970s. The increased concern with different languages was obviously related to the World War but also to the major shift in the quantity of immigrants to America....   [tags: Language ]

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Asylum Seekers And Official Refugees

- In this piece, I will argue that the social factors and attitudes surrounding the distinction of asylum seekers and official refugees, are constructed and exploited by the Australian Government, to improve their political and economic position over the nation. The Government uses nationalism and assimilation to maintain their power to shape the culture and normality of Australian society. They achieve this by influencing society through the media, to fear 'illegal ' asylum seekers, but accept those that fit the 1951 refugee convention criteria....   [tags: Refugee, Australia, Right of asylum]

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Construction Of A Construction Service For New Universities

- For instance, if the Ministry of Education bids for a construction service for new universities that it is building; if construction companies that are customers of the Construction and Business Bank submit a bid in the auction; the Minister of Education (who is also the Chair Person of the Board of the Construction and Business Bank) or his delegate will be in charge of approving the procurement decision. This decision will obviously affect the Bank’s interest and the Ministry’s goal. Even though there is a separate procurement process that will not be discussed on this paper, this hypothetical illustrates a simple case where the binary state functions of an individual may collide....   [tags: Official, Office, Public sector, Public company]

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Canada and Official Bilingualism

- Canada is a very different country, unlike any other nation on earth. The country’s people have always been a very inclusive culture and are known around the world as being oddly, overly friendly. This may be only an outward projection as it is not always the case when discussing the relationship between English and French Canada. History tells us that on February 03, 1763, Britain and France signed the Paris Treaty, ending the Seven Years’ War. With Britain as the victor, France agreed to sign over sovereignty of its lands, and its citizens in Canada, to the British Empire (Batailles)....   [tags: Culture, English, French]

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Official Language

- One of the many issues in the United States today is why isn't there an official language. With most every country you research you will find that an official language has been established. With the United States being what many would call a "melting pot" because of the many nationalities that inhabit it, how can a unanimous decision be made about which population's language is the official, most dominantly spoken one. 7As one of the major centers of commerce and trade, and a major English- speaking country, many assume that English is the country's official language....   [tags: English, Melting Pot, United States]

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English: The Official Language of the United States

- The United States is made up of many different ethic groups. These groups vary from Latinos, Asian American, African American, Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, and etc. These ethnic groups come into America speaking many different languages. However, many people are still surprised to learn that the United States has no official language. Many assume that English is the official language of the United States. But despite efforts over the years, the United States has no official language. Because the United States has no official language, it is suffering with large costs....   [tags: Language ]

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A Comparative Analysis Of Official Crime Statistics

- Changes in crime. Considerations on crime statistics in New Zealand To claim that crime is increasing or decreasing in New Zealand is a statement with various inbuilt assumptions. Crime is not a simple notion to definition, nor is it easy to measure. This essay will perform a comparative analysis between ‘Official Crime Statistics’ and unofficial measures, highlighting that both methods are limited in reflecting the true nature and scope of crime, as the notion of crime itself is contested. Official crime statistics follow a positivist approach, assuming that crime is a static fact to observe and measure....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Sociology, Criminal justice]

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English as The Official Language of the United States

- The debate of instituting English as the official language in the United States is a debate that has been going on for centuries. Many people believe that English should be the official language because we are American, and Americans speak English. However, many of those people fail to realize that we all come from different heritages and corners of the world. Language should be an art of expression, one where people of all heritages and backgrounds can speak in the language that they have learned....   [tags: Governmental Policy]

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English Must be the Official Language in America

- A country’s strength comes solely on the social theory of nationalism, to give loyalty and love for that country even if it means sacrificing ones own life to defend it. Whether its called the homeland, motherland, or holy land, citizens of a country define it, if not, its really just a large mass of land. The United States of America has instituted many rights to its citizens, which were issued in the bill of rights they are the first ten amendments. The first amendment mentions the free exercise clause, freedom of speech and of press, and by interpreting it says that congress cannot make any laws constricting to a established religion or prohibiting the free exercise....   [tags: Argumentative, Persuasive]

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Social Media As Commercial Official Accounts

- Since social media are getting notably prevalent among individuals and communities, increasing numbers of companies seek the information from these platforms to exhibit comparative advantages and manage consumer relations (He, Zha, & Li, 2013). Some traditional and frequently used approaches are as follows: I. Social Media as Commercial Official Accounts It is rather common for companies to set up official accounts and pages and the reasons are rather noticeable. Firstly, social media is a large and open platform that allow vast of people getting involved and seeing information....   [tags: Marketing, Social media, Social media marketing]

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Interview Information : An Effective Public Official

- Interview Information Executive Director Hannah Byron, was appointed at the end of 2014 (December 26th). In a press release, Paul Davies M.D., Chair of the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Marijuana Commission. Described Mrs. Byron, as an “extraordinarily effective public official,” (Davies, 2014) with years of public service. Byron was the Assistant Secretary of the Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts within the Department of Business and Economic Development (Maryland DHMH, 2014), prior to her appointment....   [tags: Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Maryland]

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The need for an official language

- The Need for an Official Language Language is the most important media in human communication. It makes it much easier to exchange ideas. Imagine if everyone in this society spoke his own language. What would our society looks like. Probably not as prosperious as what we are now because business is very difficult to do due to the fact that all documents have to be printed in different languages. Our whole society would be split up because there is no communication between each other. The fact that California has immigrants from different countries, makes different languages to be used in our society....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Official Attitudes of the Christian Church

- The Official Attitudes of the Christian Church The Anglican Church or the Church of England believes that life is sacred but sometimes abortion is the best way out of a bad situation such as endangering the life of the mother. They quote "The Church of England's view on abortion is that the life of the foetus endangers the life of the mother, action can be taken" in the Church of England Report 1984. The Roman Catholic Church has opposite views, they believe that life begins at conception so abortion breaks one of the Ten Commandments - do not kill....   [tags: Papers]

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Official English Legislation : Bad For Civil Rights

- Language has always been deeply surrounded in each person, as language can define where one comes from and his or her culture. It is also an active part of every moment of one’s life since it is how a person expresses oneself through speech. The English language has long been affiliated with the United States of America and its people. Some people are surprised to find out, though, that the United States of America does not have and never has had, an official language. In recent years, many debates began to declare English as an official language of the United States....   [tags: United States, English language, United Kingdom]

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The Official Puerto Rican Language

- The Official Puerto Rican Language "The attempt by conquerors to impose their language on the conquered is a recurrent historical theme" (Morris 162). In 1493 the Spanish conquistadors arrived on the island of Borinquen where, there was an attempt by the Spanish to impose their language on the native population of Taino Indians. The Tainos believed that the Spaniards were gods and so were willing to learn all that they could from them. The virtual annihilation of the Taino population in the short period after the Spanish arrival caused by the importation of illnesses the Tainos were not immune to as well as their horrid working conditions as slaves....   [tags: Language Spanish Culture Essays]

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Should Lacrosse Be An Official High School Sport?

- Lacrosse should it become an official high school sport. As this topic comes in many states in the nation there is a huge controversy in the world of lacrosse. Many states on the east coast have made it an school sport, but that really do us people in the midwest now does it. Just in the last couple of years the NAIA has made lacrosse and official school sport. Which is a huge deal for people like me who would like to play at the next level but don’t have the money to play in the NCAA. There is twenty two states in the United States that has recognized lacrosse as an official school sport....   [tags: High school, United States, Missouri, College]

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The Screenshot Above Is The Bcu 's Official Website

- Type The screenshot above is the BCU’s official website. Identification On the BCU’s website, it shows that the BCU offers many products and services, such as consulting service, the BCU 's customer could come into BCU 's store and talk with BCU 's wealth advisor to get professional financial advices on getting financial well being. BCU also provides different kinds of credit card, if customer uses BCU 's credit card, they can get 2.9% annual percentage rate (APR) for 12 months; for example, BCU 's has Visa Cash Back card, which has 2% cash back on the customer 's daily expense; Visa Rewards card is focusing on earning points for customer 's travel and merchandise rewards; Visa Signature car...   [tags: Credit card, Bank, Payment, Credit union]

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Official Name Of Country : United States Of America

- AF101N –Position Paper Official Name of Country: United States of America Name of Representative: Mira Busscher Our Nation’s Position on Question 1: The United States believes the best approaches to avert, minimize, and address displacement related to climate change is to focus efforts on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and the adaptation to our ever-changing global climate. To reduce our GHGs could help slow, but admittedly not completely stop, climate change. Our Nation’s Position on Question 2: The United States believes the payment to implement these approaches related to climate change should come from a variety of sources; mostly from the core and developed cou...   [tags: United States, Developed country, Canada]

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An Official Queen 's University Commerce Student

- As an official Queen’s University Commerce student, I plan to specialize in consulting, finance, or accounting graduating the university with a stable and satisfying job in the future with high academic achievement. By following the falling up and social investment principles in the “The Happiness Advantage”, my experiences in Queen’s will be successful and enjoyable. This will include keeping and building my relationship with my friends and family members, and learning something new every day about a person or a lesson....   [tags: Respect, Virtue, Value, Sociology]

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Should English Be Official?

- Should English Be Official. United States is a nation accommodating multi-ethnic groups of almost 500000 Americans. Since 1960s, America has received an increasing number of newcomers and immigrants from all over the world. However, language communication has somehow become a latent problem, whether in economical, political, or social aspects. Although English has been the common language of America for over two hundred years, it has never become the official language. Therefore, question like "Does America need an official language?" has been raised and argued in recent decades....   [tags: Law Case Studies]

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English Should be America's Official Language

- English Should be America's Official Language The government implementing English as the official legal language of America is imperative because a conformity of communication within our borders is needed to unify the vast diversity. Our mighty country was founded on providing all citizens with equality including inalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The United States is a progressive nation that welcomes people from far and wide to come and savor the God-given freedoms enjoyed by all....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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A Research Method That Helps Generate Quantitative Data Is Official Statistics

- One research method that tends to generate quantitative data is official statistics. Official statistics provide both primary and secondary information, however for sociologists it provides on a secondary basis as they are already available to the public and have been retrieved by civil servants or public bodies -such as the government (Home Office), educational institutions (SQA) and health boards (NHS) and large charities. Official statistics can come in the form of either unemployment rates, death and birth dates, crime rates or marriage and divorce rates....   [tags: Research, Qualitative research, Scientific method]

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A Meeting Between Philip, The Evangelist And A Jewish Proselytized, Ethiopians Official

- In Acts, a meeting between Philip, the Evangelist and a Jewish proselytized, Ethiopians official, is detailed. Although, not a chance meeting, it was God ordained, Phillip is led to pose a crucial question to his new acquaintance that is germane to the following discussion. Phillip hears the Ethiopian reading a passage from the Prophet Isaiah and he ask, “Do you understand what you are reading” (8: 26-38). As evident in the narrative, the Ethiopian official did not understand and Philip found an opportunity to explain and declare the good news of Jesus Christ....   [tags: New Testament, Old Testament, Bible, Jesus]

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Maltese Population Benefits from Having Two Official Languages: Maltese and English

- Possible Scenarios in Maltese Education. The Maltese population benefits from having two official languages; Maltese and English. Unfortunately in recent years, it appears the standard of English has deteriorated rapidly in Malta, with English ‘O' level examiners describing the candidates' use of the language as, ‘worryingly infantile'. It is being considered a great asset by employers for their staff to be bilingual, that is, to be fluent in both Maltese and English. Therefore, it is imperative that the stigma that exists towards English speakers be eradicated from the country in order for the population to move forward as a united front in the competitive world....   [tags: skills, bilingualism, proficiency]

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It 's Official : Men Can 't Read Women 's Emotions

- Live Science published an article over a research study titled, It’s Official: Men Can’t Read Women’s Emotions. In the research study, Why Don’t Men Understand Women. Altered Neural Networks for Reading the Language of Male and Female Eyes, the team of researchers stated for their hypothesis, “We expected that better performance in the recognition of emotion in male vs. female eyes would be related to differential (stronger) recruitment of networks underlying the emotional empathy or affective ToM” (Shiffer et al., 2013, p....   [tags: Research, Scientific method, Gender, Emotion]

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Australian Bureau Of Statistics : Australia 's Official Authentic Association

- Fair Work Act has introduced the new work place laws for all the Australian work force. The National system is legally applicable over all the employers of. Constitutional corporations, and the directors of territories or a Commonwealth authority. The FWA has provided a umbrella of protection and rights to almost all the employees . The Fair Work Act 2009 has promotes national economic prosperity and social coherence by providing a balanced framework manufactured to encourage cooperative environment and fruitful workplace relations....   [tags: Economics, Unemployment, Labor force, Employment]

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Franklin Lakes School District Has No Official Strategic Plan

- Currently, the Franklin Lakes School District has no official strategic plan. The district is going to be engaging in the strategic planning process over the next year in a more formal way. In the meantime, the district has a document for “District Goals” will serve as the basis for their future strategic plan. I interviewed the Franklin Lakes Superintendent, Dr. Furnari, regarding both the District Goals document that will be the basis of the strategic plan, and the future strategic plan that she is taking steps to facilitate the development of....   [tags: Strategic planning, Strategy]

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A Comparison of Official Crime Statistics and the Actual Crime Rate

- A Comparison of Official Crime Statistics and the Actual Crime Rate Introduction I chose the title ‘Do official crime statistics where I live reflect the actual crime rate?’ This is an investigation in which I will have to compare the official crime statistics in my area with crime statistics found by the British crime survey and my own research. I chose this title for many reasons. I think that the gap between official crime statistics and the hidden crime figure is a large one....   [tags: Papers]

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Learning About Crime From Official Statistics

- Learning About Crime From Official Statistics In order to enlighten the general public and policy makers about the extent of crime, the crime dilemma itself must first be measured. Therefore it can be seen, that the research carried out towards crime is a fundamental subject in itself. There are a diversity of methods used in order to study the extent of crime, such methods include; statistics, surveys, questionnaires, biographies, interviews etc… The research methods used can be both quantitative and qualitative....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis of the Official Website of Major League Baseball

- Analysis of the Official Website of Major League Baseball Major League Baseball is not only America’s favorite past time but, it is also one of America’s longest known sports. As the playoffs approach this year baseball gets more intense as the teams try to secure their playoff position as well as making the wildcard cut. The Major League Baseball website is to everyone who loves the game and wants to follow up on all the latest games along with the great plays of the day. There is a step by step process for following every game of the day....   [tags: Website Major League Baseball]

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Hockey Should Be Canada’s Official Sport

- Hockey Should Be Canada’s Official Sport There are many well-known sports in Canada. Some examples of these are Hockey, Lacrosse, Curling, Soccer, Speed skating, Basketball, Track and Field, and so on. These are all popular sports in Canada, and some of them were even developed in Canada, like basketball and Lacrosse. However, hockey is unique with other sports and is often the one sport that people from other countries automatically associate with Canada and being Canadian....   [tags: Papers]

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