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The Postal Reform Act Of 2016

- Regulation in the Works for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) In November, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its cost analysis report on the proposed Postal Reform Act of 2016, which was introduced in July of 2016. The CBO estimates that the policy would cost $.2 billion, even with the proposed provisions attempting cut direct spending. Simultaneously, over 80 members of Congress signed a letter supporting provisions to the Postal Reform Act of 2016. In the letter, lawmakers cited specific concerns including the reliability, accountability, enforcement and affordability of the agency....   [tags: United States Postal Service, Mail, Postal system]

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The United States Postal Service

- The United States Postal Service (USPS), also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service, the one of the oldest independent government institute obviously manage by the United States constitution, which provides the postal service for people in the country. Since 1775, when Benjamin Franklin was selected at the first Postmaster General of the United States, the U.S. Postal Service has become an institution which is established in order to provide the service of processing, transporting and delivering the mail to the people all around the United State....   [tags: United States Postal Service, Mail, United States]

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The United States Postal Service

- The first post office in the United States was established in seventeen seventy-five, which makes it the oldest most reliable post service in history. It is a well know fact that in the beginning, this business was called the Pony Express, which began in eighteen sixty. Years later the US Post office has become the largest company that we rely on to deliver our mail. This mailing institution delivers more mail to a larger area than any other delivery service in the world. They are rendering assistance to more than one million people in North America....   [tags: United States Postal Service, USA, mail,]

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Sample Resume : The Postal Survey

- Generally, 72 percent of members were satisfied with the club, which is 7 percent below other clubs. However, it is evident that the NCRCC operations are not meeting member expectations. Focus groups generated negative comments such that NCRCC offered less attractive services than the full services found at the competition and members believed they received a reduced level of service than expected for a private country club. Likewise, the postal survey exposed a general dissatisfaction with dining facility and operations....   [tags: Customer, Customer service, Family]

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The Earliest Form Of Postal Service

- For as long as people have walked the Earth, we have been thinking up ways to network. Interacting with friends and family across long distances has been a concern of humans for centuries. As social animals, people have always relied on communication to strengthen their relationships. When face-to-face discussions are impossible or inconvenient, humans have dreamed up plenty of creative solutions. The earliest methods of communicating across great distances used written correspondence delivered by hand from one person to another....   [tags: Social network service, Facebook, Twitter]

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The Earliest Form Of Postal Service

- For as far as people have walked the Earth, we have been thinking up ways to network. Networking with friends and family across long distances has been a concern of mankind for centuries. People have always relied on communication to toughen their relationships. When face-to-face discussions are impossible or inconvenient, humans have dreamed up plenty of artistic solutions. The earliest methods of communicating across great distances used written correspondence delivered by hand from one person to another....   [tags: Social network service, Facebook, Twitter]

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Case Analysis : The Postal Service

- 1. There is only one firm on the market producing a product which has no close substitute. Other firms can’t enter the market because of barriers to entry. 2. Natural Barrier to Entry – due to economies of scale one firm can supply the entire market at the lowest cost. Ownership Barrier to Entry – when one firm owns significant portion of a key resource. Legal Barrier to Entry – competition and entry is restricted by the granting of a public franchise, government license, patent, or copyright. 3. Patents are granted so only the inventor can benefit from his unique invention....   [tags: Supply and demand, Economics, Microeconomics]

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The Postal Acceptance Rule

- Contractual agreement has always been viewed in terms of offer and acceptance. The universal principle to contract law has always been parties may get into an agreement in whichever way they deem fit and they are subject to certain terms as they choose. As far as legal requirements vital to their formation are binding contracts may be formed. Moreover a binding agreement may be manifested in terms of writing or in verbal form. One of the controversial issues in the law of contract formation has always been the issue of distance contracts....   [tags: Business Law ]

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Postal Inspector Career

- Postal inspector career A postal inspector career is a very challenging career that involves ensuring the safety of postal facilities, employees and mail. A postal inspector is the person entrusted with this noble duty of ensuring the safety of postal services. A postal inspector is supposed to carry a fire arm, make arrests, provide testimonials, serve subpoenas, execute search warrants, prepare comprehensive reports, pursue and restrain suspects and protect oneself and others from imminent danger....   [tags: Job Description]

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The New United States Postal Service

- Introduction to the New United States Postal Service Exam 473-E As a retired United States Postal employee, I can say from experience that becoming a postal employee is a life changing and rewarding experience. It’s conveys a sense of pride and accomplishment at the end of the workday. Furthermore, it can be an outstanding opportunity for someone without a degree or with limited formal education. Working for the Postal Service has the potential to improve a person’s quality of life with exceedingly competitive compensation and benefits....   [tags: employee's personal story]

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Saving the Postal Service: The Problems, the Solutions, and the "Surprise"

- At one point or another, we have all held and opened a piece of mail. Whether it was a birthday card, a letter from a friend, or even a bill, we have all held a piece of paper that was sent from somewhere else. Even in the age of Facebook and email, it is likely that you have held a piece of mail and most likely, the way it got from point A (the person sending the mail) to point B (the person receiving the mail) was through the United States Postal Service, or the USPS. In the past decade, the postal service has experienced a decreased volume in their letter mail....   [tags: Five Day Delivery, Congressional Control]

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Introduction to the New Postal Service 473-E Exam

- Introduction to the New Postal Service 473-E Exam As a retired United States Postal Service employee, I can say from experience that working there is a life changing and rewarding experience. It’s one of those rare occupations that conveys a sense of pride and accomplishment at the end of the workday. Furthermore, it’s an outstanding opportunity for someone without a degree or with limited education to make a comfortable income in a worthy occupation. Working for the Postal Service can potentially improve a person’s quality of life with exceedingly competitive compensation and benefits....   [tags: public service employee]

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The Postal Service Monopoly

- The Postal Service Monopoly In the United States economy most markets can be classified into four different markets structures. But, each and every market in the United States is completely unique from the others. Generally the best type of market structure for the general public is per- fect competition because it creates the lowest possible price for the public. There are some exceptions were perfect competition isn’t the best choice for the public on account of various reasons....   [tags: Economy]

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U. S. Postal Service

- The U.S. Postal Service is one of the largest organizations in the world. In fiscal 2005, it had nearly 705,000 career employees and handled about 211 million pieces of mail through an extremely complicated system of carefully coordinated activities (United States Postal Service Annual report, 2005). In addition to the national headquarters in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Postal Service consisted of regional and field division offices that together supervised 37,683 post offices, branches, stations, and community post offices throughout the United States....   [tags: Government Organizations]

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The Construction of a Nation Through the use of The Printing Press, Postal Service & Telegraph

- Founded as a republic, the United States would be a nation where its citizens would have plentiful freedoms including the freedom to receive current and reliable information made by the state to in turn help them make better decisions about their families, cities, and country. Thomas Jefferson, America’s third President and father of the U.S. Constitution, stated “an informed citizenry is the only true repository of the public will.” In order for Jefferson’s wishes to be carried out, revolutionary ideas and technological advances would need to occur and so it did with the importation of the printing press, the creation of the postal service, and the invention of the electric telegraph....   [tags: Information Technology, Communication]

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How Do You Pass and Score High on the Postal Exam?

- ... You’ll then have to wait 120 days to retake the test. By that time, the job in which you were interested will more than likely be filled. Don’t despair. There is a way to be in that 10% to 20% that passes. You must make a huge effort to be prepared. After failing or making a low score on the first attempt, many people prepare for the test and score well the second time they take it. My purpose in writing this book is to give you the knowledge to succeed. I have written it to be as close as I can to the actual test; however, I do not claim that this practice exam is the same as the real test....   [tags: practice, benefits, process, testing]

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My Experience At A Job Interview With The United States Postal Service

- Gender experiences happen throughout our lives on a daily basis however, many times we are unaware of these experiences. I am 46 years old so I have seen many changes in gender stereotypes but never paid much attention until I was taught/shown what these experiences are. I am going to share with you my experience at a job interview with the United States Postal Service. After several steps in the hiring process, I was interviewed by a middle aged man and I knew I would need to prove that I was capable of performing such a physical job....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Masculinity, Man]

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Online Bill Pay vs. Paying via Postal Mail

- As is evident in history, barter trade was the very first payment system adopted by man. As people became more progressive, they used items such as gold, minted coins and paper currency to ease the payment processes. Despite these steps, people still quest for better payment systems. As such, checks, money orders, and hard cash used for payments in the better part of the twentieth century seem to be outdated. Today, more people are convinced that the dream of a cashless society is worth pursuing (Garcia-Swartz, Harn &Layne-Farrar 175)....   [tags: Technology ]

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Comparing E-Mail and the US Postal Service

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

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Should Congress Repeal the Private Express Statutes?

- In July 2009, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) listed the budget of the United States Postal Service as “high risk” and recommended oversight from Congress and the Executive Branch. Specifically, the GAO stated that “Amid challenging economic conditions and a changing business environment, USPS is facing a deteriorating financial situation in which it does not expect to cover its expenses and financial obligations in fiscal years 2009 and 2010” (“Restructuring”, 2009, pg. 1). The GAO claimed that the mail volume in 2009 would likely decrease by about 28 billion as compared to 2008 and that the USPS would likely see declining volumes for the next five years (“Restructuring”, 2009, p...   [tags: US Postal Service]

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

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

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It's Time to Put an End to Junk Mail

- It's Time to Put an End to Junk Mail It is another Wednesday morning, and I am again sitting at the front desk of my dormitory at 9 am. The US Postal Service just delivered today's mail, and the other Wednesday-morning deskworker and I are preparing to search for names, check mailbox numbers, sort the mail, and place it into mailboxes. I hate working the mail shift, but I do it because I get paid nine dollars an hour for relatively brainless work. Even though I lose a few hours of sleep, I get some good laughs and entertainment in return, especially on a day like today when an array of catalogs stocks two entire mail bins....   [tags: Postal Service Letters Essays]

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Personal Note On Electronic Information

- Nothing brightens my mood than to open to find a personal card sent by a loved one, friend, or colleague. But, that occurrence declines year after year, for the daily mail morphs into an endless pile of bills, coupons, and presidential election flyers. Nowadays, the only card I can expect to see in my mailbox is the credit card companies with their customer acquisition offers. The personal touch of handwritten cards ensures the purposes of the USPS are still there but not used to its fullest extent or availability....   [tags: United States Postal Service, Mail, United States]

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A Report On Usps Needs Reform

- USPS needs reform. They need proper training not only for their new employees, but also for their senior employees. If management layer are expecting employees act more optimistic while they are working, then a health and positive workplace environment needs to be provided. Along with training, a new performance evaluating system will also help to revers the situation. Actually, the USPS has constant orientation for its new employees and they conduct a performance evaluating every 9 months for all their employees....   [tags: United States Postal Service, Mail, FedEx]

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The United States Post Office

- Environment Destroyer “One of the things the government can 't do is run anything. The only things our government runs are the post office and the railroads, and both of them are bankrupt.” These are the words of Lee Iacocca, and although Iacocca was sarcastic about the power of the government, what about the post office (post office quotes). Is the fine, dandy, and efficient post office we had back in the 1800s still apart of our world today. According to PSB.Org the Post office is on it’s way to complete deterioration (Lee)....   [tags: United States Postal Service, Mail, Royal Mail]

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Supply Chain Integration on United Postal Services (UPS)

- Founded in 1907 as a messenger company, United Parcel Service has grown into a world renowned provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. This multi-billion corporation enables and manages the flow of goods, information, and funds to over 200 countries and territories around the globe (UPS.com, 2013). Air, freight, oceanic is just a few of the modes that UPS uses to move the flow of goods around the globe. The company structure of UPS entails operations in three segments: U.S....   [tags: transporation, services, customers, operation]

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The Sucess of a Financial Portal

- The success of a financial portal depends upon two user experiences. The experience for a new user or a site visitor and the experience of those who maintain and manage that particular financial portal. So, it is important to focus our attention on both of these factors. The user experience generally depends upon the following factors: LEVEL OF USER ENGAGEMENT Usually this factor can be explaining the concept of Speed of the portal. It is very important for any designer to take into consideration the speed of the portal to load and refresh the figures and the information on the portal....   [tags: users engagement, videos, blogs, promotions]

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A Review of Portal 2

- Before Portal 2 Portal was the spiritual successor of a Digipen graduate’s project Narbacular Drop. A game featuring Princess NoKnees a young girl who is incapable of jumping trying to escape an elaborate dungeon with the help of dimensional doors to navigate through the dungeon’s gauntlets and mazes. Once Valve was shown the footage of the game they hired the team making Narbacular Drop to make for them a game of its like. With some major aesthetic changes tweaking and help from the half-life 2 engine, Portal was forged....   [tags: Gaming]

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Consciousness: Our Portal to Fulfillment

- Human culture expands rapidly and our concept of consciousness is rapidly evolving with it. Philosophers have filled the void concerning the true nature of consciousness not yet determined by science. Despite the subjective nature of consciousness, perceived by many to be a personal and private aspect of human existence, neurobiologists are investigating and measuring objective characteristics of introspective reasoning and associated elements of morality. Most agree that consciousness is key to human happiness and belonging....   [tags: philosophers, functionalists]

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Portal : A Single Player Puzzle Game

- Open Portals Portal is a single player puzzle game in which the player is set into a testing center and given a series of levels to solve. Throughout these puzzle ridden chambers, one must use the portals to maneuver through obstacles and use objects to assist in solving the level. During the entire game a computerized voice acts as a guide through the levels until the player goes against what the guide says. GLaDOS is the control of the Aperture Science Enrichment Center and leads the player through different chambers....   [tags: Problem solving, Critical thinking, Puzzle]

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My Unexpected Trip Through a Portal

- ... I landed on my head fainting directly after that. As I started to wake up, I notice that there where people talking and looking at me, not any kind of people, they were small people with pointy ears and long old tore clothes. I couldn´t imagine what I as seeing. They are ogres, hobbits, elves, dragons and fairies, which made me faint again. As I woke up, again, I found myself inside a tree house tight up into a bed and with a wet towel on my head. I wiggled trying to escape but my hands and feet where very tight together....   [tags: personal narrative]

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New Hampshire Online Student Portal

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

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Stella Archer Chapter 5: Asguard?

- It was after my 8th birthday when my parents woke me up in the middle of the night in panic. Something about people wanting to kill me for my gift, my parents were petrified and we fled our home right then and there. I remember us getting in our car and driving for a long time. Till we stopped in the middle of nowhere, my parents told me to stay in the car while they checked on something. My mom called me out of the car and walked me to a device that looked like a box of some sort. ‘This is a portal splitter’ my Dad said....   [tags: Fantasy, Portal]

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Web Portal

- The Problem with the Existing Architecture: The company has multiple standalone computing solutions and applications which it acquired through the purchase of provider companies. These systems are not fully integrated and are not compatible. They do not share data in real time making communication, access, and interoperability difficult. The current system does not provide a well designed and unified solution for customers. The different provider companies that XYZCorp has acquired currently have their own customer relationship management (CRM) systems....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Is Ficial Web Portal Of Government Of The Usa For All Governmental Information And Services

- USA.gov is the official web portal of government of the USA for all governmental information and services. It is administrated by USAGov, a division of U.S. General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service. It was created by an internet entrepreneur, Eric Brewer as a powerful search engine for the U.S. government on September 22, 2000, with a website link FirstGov.gov which later was later modified on January 2007 to USA.gov by being mandated through section 204 of E-Government Act of 2002....   [tags: President of the United States]

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Realm of Wonders Union

- ... Daunting, with no human life to be seen and the air was as still as death?” Mrs. Foster asked casually. They both bolted up straight. “Yes!” they replied in unison. “Believe it or not, that was to protect you.” “Protect us?” Simon repeated. “Yes, when minors go through portals unsupervised, warning bells go and the portals are sent into overdrive and they create an empty kingdom. We did try to make them a bit brighter and colourful to make you youngie’s feel at ease. However, we decided that if we made them feel evil and spooky, then you may never enter portals on your own again.” “Well, it worked, I’ll never do it again,” Simon said agreeing....   [tags: school, wand, magic, portal]

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Postmaster General John Potter

- Postmaster General John Potter is a lifelong postal employee well acquainted with the strengths and weaknesses of the US Postal Service (USPS). He is the 71st successor to Benjamin Franklin, and is the longest-serving postal head since the 1820s and only the sixth postal worker promoted from within. He led the Postal Service to record levels of service, customer satisfaction, and efficiency. He faced daunting challenges of 2001 terrorist attacks and of transforming USPS to cope with the unique demands of the 21st century....   [tags: Expository, Informative]

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The Electronic Transactions Act 2002 ( Eta )

- To Arataki, I am writing this report to illustrate the implications of the amendment 13A in the Electronic Transactions Act 2002 (ETA). The reason for the amendment was to gain certainty of when acceptance occurs in forming contracts by electronic communication. This affects eTrade for the reason that when acceptance has occurred the business is liable to perform the contract. Analysing the current law, there is a lack of certainty in regards to time of receipt and risk is heavily weighted on the one party....   [tags: Contract, Offer and acceptance, Contract law]

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Adopt a Shelter Pet Stamps

- If presale demand for the new Adopt a Shelter Pet stamps is high, the United States Postal Service will order a second printing, according to information in the March 25 Postal Bulletin published by the Postal Service. The 10 44¢ stamps picturing dogs and cats will be issued April 30 at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 5200 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, Calif. The stamps will go on sale nationwide on the same day. The first-day ceremony will start at 2 p.m., and the doors will open at noon....   [tags: Social Awareness]

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Reinventing Government in the United States Post Service

- Reinventing Government in the United States Post Service In this research paper, I will discuss an overview of reinventing government in the United States Postal Service. The purpose of reinventing government is to make government work better, cost less, and get results. I will also provide examples of how reinventing has effected the organization. I will touch upon some of the history of the United States Postal Service, some of its plans for the year 2000, and how the concept of reinventing government has improved the voice of the customer, employee and the business....   [tags: Politics Mail Papers]

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A Contract is an Enforcable Agreement by Law

- 1.0 Introduction Contract is defined as ‘an agreement enforceable by law’, which means an agreement that is legally binding two or more parties in a contract. Contract Act 1950 is governs by the legislation in Malaysia and it is different from English Law in terms of provisions (Lee & Detta, 2009). In Law of Contract, it consists of five elements which are offer and acceptance; intention to create legal relations (ITCLR); consideration; capacity; and free consent. The elements that will be applied in the case of Gabby and Lorna are offer and acceptance....   [tags: communication, revocation, acceptance]

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The Case Of Adams V Lindsell ( 1818 ) 1 B & Ald 681

- In the 18th century, the postal rule was established. Through the ruling in the case of Adams v Lindsell (1818) 1 B & Ald 681, the judge held that the acceptance occurred in regards to contracts as soon as the offeree placed the contract in the mail. The creation of this rule is argued to have helped with economic efficiencies and problems of offerors stating they never received the contract to avoid liability. All risk falls on the offeror if the acceptance was lost or delayed. Without the ability to have instant communication, the offeror could start enacting the agreed contract without the delay of seeing the physical contract....   [tags: Contract, Offer and acceptance]

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The Case Of Harvey V Facey

- This scenario had led to issues surrounding offer and acceptance. Advising Homer will come to a conclusion whether he has or has not entered a legally binding contract with Christine and/or Louis. The following issues that will be encountered feature; the postal rule, effective communication, reasonable amount of time for a contract to lapse, revocation of an offer and finally the question whether it will be invitation to treat or an offer to enter a contract. Before any contract is formed there are aspects that must be fulfilled....   [tags: Contract, Invitation to treat]

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Saving the USPS Through Privitization

- ... The plan to privatize would save the USPS from losing billions of dollars annually. Many of the reasons the USPS is having financial problems is because of congress’s authority over it. Although technically the USPS is a federal agency governed by a Board nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate, like the Fed, congress ultimately has authority over the service, unlike the Fed. The USPS is structured like a business, but Congress prevents it from actually acting like one and taking measures to reduce costs, improve efficiency, and innovate....   [tags: mail, financial, deliver]

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First Class Mail Guidelines

- The following first class mail guideslines were designed to reach these goals. Guidelines for handling other classes of mail and using special services begin on p.28. A postal rate chart apears in Appendix D (blue pages). 1. Key envolope addresses in block style, using uppercase letters and omitting punctuation (except for hyphens). 2. Place the address block about four inches from the left edge and two inches from the top edge of a No.10 envelope, or use the default setting of the Evelope feature on the word processing software....   [tags: first class, mail, guidelines,]

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Management and Leadership

- Management and Leadership Leadership is the process by which a person influences others to accomplish a goal, and directs an organization in a manner that makes it more unified and logical. A noted by Maxwell (1991), “True leadership cannot be awarded, appointed, or assigned. It comes only from influence, and that can’t be mandated. It must be earned” (p.14). Leadership can also be described as a dynamic, relational process involving interactions among leaders, members, and outside influences....   [tags: Business Management]

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Assessment Of The Law Of Obligation

- Summative Assessment of the Law of Obligation. Part A Question 1 The problem question here focuses on the rules of offer and acceptance of postal communication. An offer is an expression of willingness to contract on specific terms made with intention while acceptance is the unequivocal indication by an offeror to an offeree that he is willing to commit himself to a contract on the terms of the offerors offer. The legal issue raised here is when was a contract made between Eugenia and Carla under the postal rule for it to be enforceable....   [tags: Contract, Tort, Contract law, Law]

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The History of Netflix

- Reed Hastings, co-founder of Netflix headquartered in Los Gatos, CA, began the company’s operations in 1997 after receiving an enormous late charge from a movie rental he returned long overdue. However, Hastings had the desire to be different than traditional movie outlets; whereas, customers had to drive to the location, pay a certain amount for each movie they rented, and were given a deadline in which to return the movie. Instead of using a method established by other video markets “to attract customers to a retail location, Netflix offered home delivery of DVDs through the mail” which eventually led to a booming business towards streaming forms of entertainment (Shih, Kaufman, & Spinola,...   [tags: international territories, movies, dvds]

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Reid E Beckett's Explaination of His War Experiences in a Letter to Leila McGee

- ... In the scene, two men are standing along the “La Route de Givenchy”. Where once buildings and houses stood, only rubble reminds viewers of what once was a small village 8 kilometers north of Arras. If it were not for the title and location that Richard provides it would be impossible to determine the location of the image. Sadly, this scene is not unique, small villages and large cities along the Western Front were devastated beyond recognition due to artillery barrages and gunfire. Based on the uniform design of the men photographed, these are a members of the Allied troops and are French soldiers wearing light blue coats after their successful assault on Souchez in 1915....   [tags: battalion, conditions, reconstruction]

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The Importance Of A Bilateral Contract With A Buyer For Sale Of His Yacht

- Phillip wanted to create a bilateral contract with a buyer for the sale of his yacht. However, due to conversing and dealing with many potential buyers he is now left confused as to what is occurring. Bilateral contracts are where parties make promises to each other. The contract produced gives obligations upon both parties and gives rights to each party should anything go wrong. In order to produce a contact, some sort of agreement must be made. Agreement is not a mental state, but an act so the parties are judged not by what is in their minds, but by what they have said, written or done....   [tags: Contract, Offer and acceptance]

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The Case Of Homer And The Two Fumigation Services

- The legal issue to identify in the case of homer and the two fumigation services, is to confirm legal binding contracts between the parties. In order for a legal binding contract to take place, there must be an offer in place. Furthermore, the offer must be communicated to the offeree and consideration must be taken place before the acceptance. The contract is then bound legally between the two parties, making it a legal binding contract once the offeree accepts the offer from the offeror. A contract is a written or spoken agreement established by three key elements; offer, acceptance & condition....   [tags: Contract, Offer and acceptance]

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The Case Of Jin Ho And Narvin

- The issue of the case study is whether a contract was appointed between Jin Ho and Narvin, in regards to the sale of the C-Phone Xi limited edition. Offer and acceptance is an essential element within a contract in order for it to be legally binding; within the case of Jin Ho and Narvin, there is an invitation to treat from Narvin, and an offer from Jin Ho; however, no acceptance from Narvin in regards to said offer. There was intention to create a legally binding contract between Narvin and Jin Ho as there was to be both consideration; for the phone from Narvin and the money from Jin Ho, and capacity of both parties; as neither were underage, intoxicated or mentally ill at the time the cont...   [tags: Contract, Contract law, Invitation to treat]

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The Mongols And The Mongol Empire

- The Mongol 's are known for being one of the most fearsome and successfully conquerors in history has ever seen. They have a stereotypy for being barbaric and cruel, which is not entirely the truth. While the Mongol 's did have to displace there strength by being cruel at times, they were also able to create a strong and connected China after they successfully invaded in 1279. The Mongols were able to create a united China by improving communication, recognising the local populations skill in areas such as administration and art, while allowing the locals to follow their own religion....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Mongolia, Mongols]

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The Birth of Air Transportation

- Air transportation is a vital resource used not only in the United States but throughout the world. The Kelly Act of 1925 was the first step in the integration of air transportation into the daily lives of Americans. This was due in part to the postal service wanting to get more mail to more areas more efficiently back in 1911. The birth of air transportation and the advent of the Federal Aviation Administration took place because of the foresight by the postal service, the Kelly Act of 1925 and Federal Aviation Act of 1958....   [tags: Transportation]

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The World Wide Web Communication

- Communication as today hasn’t been the same since last 30 years. If you wanted to communicate with others, before, your only options were to send a letter, a telegram, give a call or go in person. Sometime it takes time to receive a response by letter. Calling them, but they’re not home to answer. Sending a telegram may cost some money. The World Wide Web, or best known as the Internet has brought the revolution of technology it had impact how we communicate with others as today. Before the creation of the World Wide Web communication was different from now....   [tags: World Wide Web, Internet, Tim Berners-Lee]

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The Power Of A Monopoly, Owning The Monopoly

- The monopoly system that businesses obtain, through longevity in the market as well as government funding have proven once again to be detrimental to consumers. In the discussion of equity versus efficiency, monopolies have an advantage in which they are able to set their marginal price beyond their marginal revenue, which in turn exceeds marginal cost. This is a distinct advantage compared to markets which contain perfect competition. This dilemma causes grief in the customer markets, due to the lack of options the demand is rarely affected by price changes since there are no close substitutes to turn to....   [tags: Economics, Monopoly, Perfect competition]

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How Do Cross Border E Commerce Retailer And Daigous Industry Faced China 's New Tax Policies

- Headline: How do Cross-border E-commerce Retailer and Daigous Industry Faced China’s New Tax Policies “I have been a daigou for about 6 years when I was student at Macquarie University. 4 years ago I rent a warehouse to store the Australia products like infant formula, vitamins and UGG and resell them to Chinese consumers in large batches. 1 year ago, I was lucky to have this store in Eastwood and now I have 4 WeChat accounts for more than 6000 intended consumers” Said Judi, an Eastwood home gift shop owner....   [tags: Tax, Value added tax, Consumption tax, Taxation]

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Ipo Research From Brau And Fawcett

- According to the empirical IPO research from Brau and Fawcett (2006), they document that the four motivations for IPO and one of them states that the IPOs could serve as strategic moves. Chemmanur and Fulghieri(1999, cited in Brau et al., 2006) said that going-public decision can broaden the ownership base of the firm. Moreover, Jones et al.(1999) argued that governments divested state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and privatized them via public share offerings. Therefore, the IPO of RMG is one of kit-tool to finish its privatization....   [tags: Stock market, Stock, Stock exchange]

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Capitalism : The New Economy

- The New Economy Capitalism can be traced back to the 13th century when the merchant appears; these men were spending their money in order to make more money. They were investing, a fundamental principle of capitalism. Investing is a principle that was inspired by joint-stock companies. This is where several individuals invest in a major project with the goal of sharing in the profit. These partnerships with multiple people eventually lead to the most valuable tool in America’s economy, the corporation....   [tags: Government, Democracy, Communism, Capitalism]

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Investigating Two Types of Communication Systems in School

- Investigating Two Types of Communication Systems in School Terms of Reference ================== In my coursework I am going to investigating two types of communications systems in the school. These two communications systems are internal communication and external communications. Internal communication in school takes place between the teachers, parents and pupils etc.(people in the school).. External communication in the school takes place between the schools and organizations outside of the school....   [tags: Papers]

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The Winslow Boy by Terrance Rattigan

- The Winslow Boy by Terrance Rattigan The Winslow Boy is a play by Terrance Rattigan. It is based on the Archer-Shee case, and is about a young fourteen-year-old boy named Ronnie, who is expelled from the Osbourne Naval Cadets for stealing a five-shilling postal order. This essay is all about some of Ronnie’s friends and family, and their different views on the case. Arthur is Ronnie’s father. He believes that Ronnie is innocent because he knows his son better than anybody and can tell when he is lying or not....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Ponzi: The Boston Swindler

- Received an A- on this paper, United States History, DePaul University, put almost twenty hours into, most I write in four-five hours, very proud of this piece. Throughout history, the swindler has financially plagued society. Whether it is the get rich quick scheme or the carnival worker’s impossible challenge, people have been cheated out of uncountable sums of money. In the 1920’s a man named Victor Ludsig, posing as a French official, sold the Eiffel Tower to a gullible scrap ironworker for $50,000....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Video games

- Do videogames really need to be censored by the United States’ Government. Over the past several years there has been a controversial court case under discussion to censor videogames. This case is trying to get the United States’ Government to prohibit the selling of all videogames that may include graphic violence, virtual sex, violent and gory scenes, partial or full nudity, portrayal of criminal behavior or other provocative and objectionable material (Mears, Para 1). There are numerous arguments why videogames should or should not be censored....   [tags: Government, Censoring Video Games]

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Most Important Changes Ushered in by The Industrial Revolution in Britain

- Most Important Changes Ushered in by The Industrial Revolution in Britain The industrial revolution saw many changes to Britain from work to transport. A very important change was the development of the railway system. The railway system changed the face of Britain forever. The development of the railways meant that Britain could become a superpower. The railways changed Britain in many ways from social to economic. An economic change that occurred during the creation of railways was a new level of trade....   [tags: History, Britain, Industrial Revolution]

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The Case Of Gibson V Manchester City Council

- The Law of Contract has traditionally been established according to offer and acceptance with the assumption that this facilitates party intentions and is legally binding. On assessment, contracts provide that occasionally the process driven nature of contractual agreements can have the tendency to overshadow party intentions. Despite this, the purpose of contract, in our view, is to create certainty which to some degree is dependent on the formalities required to legally acknowledge a contract....   [tags: Contract, Offer and acceptance, Common law]

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Electronic Contract Formation For New Zealand Online Services

- National party member Paul Goldsmith was the parliamentary member in charge of the amendment of section 13A. Paul’s reasons for the amendment started off by stating, “Contracts are ... the foundation of this nation and our economy”. Paul then mentioned the growing reliance on electronic contract formation for New Zealand online services. Paul stated that section 13A (1) clarifies that section 11’s timing of receipt rules do in fact, apply to contractual disputes as well as other information transmitted electronically....   [tags: Contract, Contractual term, New Zealand]

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The Personnel Management And Human Resource Management

- The personnel Management and Human Resource management are same processes. Human Resource Management known as personal management, it is formal system for the management of the workers organization. History of Personnel Management group of people becomes an organization when they cooperate with each other to achieve same goals. But people have individual motivations, which often differ, from the corporate goals. An effective organization is one which succeeds in getting people to accept that cooperating to achieve organizational goals also helps them to achieve their own goals provided they are adequately rewarded through extrinsic and intrinsic rewards....   [tags: Human resource management, Human resources]

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The Extra $ 2000 Promised By Fred?

- Question One Issue: Whether Bob had any consideration for the extra $2,000 promised by Fred. Law: If the promisee is simply performing a duty which they have contractually obliged to perform under the original contract with the promisor, this cannot be a consideration for a fresh promise. This rule was established in the Stilk v. Myrick (1809) and the Cook Islands Shipping Ltd v. Colson Builders Ltd (1975) cases. Following Williams v. Roffey Brothers (1990) case, an existing contractual obligation may still be held to create real consideration when the promisor obtains a real practical benefit....   [tags: Contract, Invitation to treat]

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A Rose For Emily By William Faulkner

- “A Rose for Emily”, by William Faulkner, Emily Geierson is a woman that faces many difficulties throughout her lifetime. These difficulties define Emily’s fascinating character that is revealed throughout the short story. In the short story “A Rose for Emily”, Miss Emily is characterized as a stubborn, overly attached, and introverted woman. In the story, Emily can be described as a very stubborn person. This assumption is made “[w]hen the town got free postal delivery” (628). “Miss Emily alone refused to let them fasten the metal numbers above her door and attach a mailbox to it” (628)....   [tags: Short story, William Faulkner, Joyce Carol Oates]

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William Faulkner 's A Rose For Emily

- In “A Rose for Emily”, by William Faulkner, Emily Geierson is a woman that faces many difficulties throughout her lifetime. Emily Geierson was once a cheerful and bright lady who turned mysterious and dark through a serious of tragic events. The lost of the two men, whom she loved, left Emily devastated and in denial. Faulkner used these difficulties to define Emily’s fascinating character that is revealed throughout the short story. William Faulkner uses characterization in “A Rose for Emily”, to illustrate Miss Emily as a stubborn, overly attached, and introverted woman....   [tags: Short story, William Faulkner, Joyce Carol Oates]

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Communication Inventions During The Civil War

- Communication Inventions The Civil War was the first modern war due communication inventions. The war between the Union and the Confederacy was one of the most influential battles fought in the history of the United States. This war determined the future of America. New technology inventions were responsible for the American Civil War being as intense as it was. Both the North and the South took advantage of new inventions such as the electric telegraph, and advanced weaponry. Development of the mail system and journalism expanded throughout the nation, also a great advantage to both sides....   [tags: American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, Morse code]

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People know what they do; they frequently know why they do what they do; but what they don't know is what what they do does.

- People know what they do; they frequently know why they do what they do; but what they don't know is what what they do does. Introduction With technology moving at such a rapid pace, etiquette and ethics have a hard time keeping up. Five years ago few people had even heard of electronic mail or "e-mail" and even today, whether to add a hyphen or not it is of trivial debate. As a society, we hold dear the value of privacy and confidentiality as a basic fundamental right. Access to the new technology of electronic mail can jeopardize both values....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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RFID: A Future Potential Technology

- Abstract: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology uses radio frequency to track or detect objects using tags and readers. This is similar to the barcode detection but barcode detection requires the object to be in the line of sight. Due to the wireless nature of RFID, we find its use in various applications such as in retail management, healthcare, toll stations, postal service and many other areas. However, RFID has various problems and concerns associated with it. This paper focuses on some of the issues seen in retail management....   [tags: Technology ]

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The Lost Art of Letter-Writing

- ... Everything, the type of paper, the type of pen, the ink color, the formatting, and the content of the letter, was all planned out. Through a handwritten letter, the personality of the writer really shines through because he/she has the power to control many variables in writing a letter. Besides the content of a letter, all the small choices that the writer makes, says a small part about his/her personality. Whether or not the receiver actually knows the writer, this creates a sense of intimacy and closeness....   [tags: communication, letters, emails, handwritten]

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Binding Standards For A Contract

- In order for a contract in the English legal system to be one of binding standards there is a requirement for there to be an offer (an expression of willingness to be bound by certain terms) and acceptance(an unconditional positive response to an offer) . The party that makes the offer is the offeror and the party that accepts the offer is the offeree. The offeror presents a set of conditions, conditions that are to be accepted in their entirety or else the contract will be rendered invalid and any attempt to alter any terms of the offer will not be seen as acceptance but rather deemed a counter-offer Hyde v Wrench ....   [tags: Contract, Offer and acceptance]

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My Childhood Memory of My Role Model

- Since the age of 12, I have struggled to remember what my childhood was like; from time to time I regained a little memory about my life. I was brought up by my grandparents, who worked hard every day to make ends meet for me. However, my life changed on May 25, 1995, when I received a call from Belinda, a friend of the family, saying that my grandparents were in a bad car accident, and that they did not make it out alive. It seemed as though the world around me had come crashing down. Then my aunt Joyce, a mother of three children and a postal worker stepped up as my care giver....   [tags: Childhood, Memory, aunts, single mothers,]

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The Details of Planning a Party

- Parties can range from house warming parties, to birthday parties, holiday parties, engagement parties, etc. You can even throw parties just to have fun. Find a reason to celebrate, whether it is a holiday, a special occasion, an achievement, a big announcement, a new endeavor, a job well done or a journey completed. The reason you are partying will set the tone. Before you can have a party, you must go through a preparation process. This is where you plan the party. You try to figure out how to throw the party, by doing this you have to first come up with an idea, reason, or a theme....   [tags: Process, event planning, ]

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Video Games, Violence and Parenting

- The ignorance of people who argue against this shows their one-minded views on this topic. This leads to three obvious conclusions. One: Parents refuse to take responsibility to teach their children right from wrong. If a parent teaches them what is and what isn’t okay, then the majority of those kids are not going to grow up and think that it’s cool and awesome to run around imitating things they see on the T.v. or in video games. Parents who refuse to take this responsibility should also refuse to buy the games in the first place – Most if not all violent games get at least a ‘’Ages 15+’’ rating on them....   [tags: Media, Violent]

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A Discussion of Legality

- Case 1 The issues began when Ravi told Alice that he would be willing to sell her his house, which she rented from him as a student, upon graduation. An interesting question is if what Ravi said constitutes a genuine offer or not. Was his “willingness” to sell to be taken as a definite, or as an offer to do business at a specified time, such as an invitation to treat. Another possible issue is that Ravi communicated his willingness to sell the house to her 4 months before her graduation and Alice gave her “acceptance” by mail approximately 4 months after her graduation....   [tags: Law]

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Cooley and the Telegraph

- Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Thomas M. Cooley, in a forward-looking article, advocated for extending Fourth Amendment protections to telegrams in 1879. Cooley articulated a position that both foreshadowed 20th century arguments over telephone wiretaps, and reflected his late-19th century concerns. Cooley’s Inviolability of Telegraphic Correspondence advocated for protecting correspondence sent via this relatively new technology from “unreasonable searches and seizures.” As support, Cooley turned first to the influential English case of Entick v....   [tags: Supreme Court Justice, Search and Seizure]

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