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Tires And Safety : Rubber Tires

- Rubber Tires: Rubber Tires play crucial role in enabling better performance for the vehicles. These are important parts in automobiles, trucks, buses, aircrafts, tractors, industrial machines, shopping carts, bicycles, motorbikes and baby carriages. There are many applications of rubber tires and over the years the demand for this product has been increasing since many new vehicles are launched every day and also there are many number of vehicles which are already in use. Tires are the only point of contact of the vehicles on the road and the intentions of the driver who is driving the vehicles....   [tags: Tire, Tires, Wheel, Synthetic rubber]

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Synthetic Rubber Coatings And Electric Insulators

- Polytetrafluroethylene, previously listed above, can be used here again for utensil coatings and electric insulators, just as polystyrene may be utilized for insulating materials. For interior and automotive design, polyvinyl acetate is used in adhesives and latex paints. Fiber products such as indoor-outdoor carpeting, textiles, car and truck parts, packaging, and toys can all be made from polypropylene. Other commercial applications of chain-growth polymers include break resistant containers (polyethylene), glass substitutes (polymethyl methacrylate), synthetic rubber (isoprene rubber), and CDs/DVDsPolymethyl methacrylate, or Plexiglas and Lucite are very popular glass substitutes for obj...   [tags: Polymer, Plastic, Synthetic rubber]

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Synthetic and Natural Rubber

- Synthetic and Natural Rubber Abstract Rubber is an important resource with a wide variety of applications. It can be obtained naturally from the rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis. It can also be synthesized from petroleum and natural gas. Both natural and synthetic rubbers have their own advantages and disadvantages. Natural rubber is made up the linear chain polymer, cis-l,4-polyisoprene. Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) is the most common synthetic rubber. It is a random copolymer of styrene and butadiene and has good physical properties once it has been strengthened through vulcanization....   [tags: Comparison Material Rubber]

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Effect of Leaching Treatment on Mechanical Properties of Natural Rubber Latex (NRL) Products Filled Modified With Kaolin

- Introduction Natural rubber latex or commonly abbreviated as NRL is a liquid milky sap which was tapped from Hevea brasiliensis, trees which were originally from region of South America. It has rubber content of 33% which was suspended in 65% of water and contained 2% of protein. NRL is chemically known as 1,4-cis-polyisoprene. Production of NRL has grown rapidly and its main used was as manufacturing of gloves [1]. In order to improve mechanical properties of these products, several studies had been done using silica, calcium carbonate, montmorillonite (MMT), kaolin as fillers to reinforce vulcanizates [2-5]....   [tags: rubber, South America, kaolinite, PVP]

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The Rubber Room By Steven Brill

- In the Rubber Room, Steven Brill does an excellent job analyzing and observing the flaws and weaknesses of the usage behind the Rubber Room. Overall, Brill uses three main characters and four hard cases that help the reader to develop a vivid picture of the inner workings of the Rubber Room. Throughout the whole article Brill allows us to see that the Rubber Room is a waste of money, is not overall helping the teachers , schools or students, and lastly I believe he tries to tell people how the school system is corrupt....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, History of education]

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The Rubber Room By Steven Brill

- The first article that I chose to work with is “The Rubber Room” by Steven Brill. This article is published by The New Yorker on August 31, 2009. Brill is an American Lawyer and a journalist-entrepreneur. “The Rubber Room” is about how it is wasting the city’s money as teachers are placed in this room where all they do is just sit around and play games. They are placed in these as they are waiting for their case to be heard by an arbitrator which could take up to many years. While they are sitting in these rooms, these teachers are still getting paid which is a waste of the city’s tax money....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School]

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the Myanmar rubber plantation

- This essay focuses on a critical business issue about one of the Myanmar rubber plantation companies. There are two main parts in this essay: the first part focus on the challenges such as the external environment factors faced by organizations today in Myanmar rubber industry and the second part focus on the chosen organization’s change management implementation with the role of leaders and managers. There are a lot of rubber companies which are owned by Government and Public all over the Myanmar....   [tags: mrg, external enviroment, management ]

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Rubber Stamping 101

- Rubber Stamping is one of the most popular trends in crafting today. Many hobbyists as well as seasoned artisans are using rubber stamps in a variety of ways. Rubber-stamping is so versatile; it can be used in card making, scrap booking, collage and a multitude of other mediums. Whether you are a novice to stamping or an expert in the field, there are always new techniques to learn. Rubber Stamp General Resources In general, a good place to start for inspiration is to look at the stamps available....   [tags: Crafts]

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Forced Labor During The Rubber Industry

- Forced labor system in Amazonia, isolated their workers—often being seParáted from others, working long trails and seParáted from their family. Based on primary accounts of explorers of the Amazon during the Rubber Boom, there are documented accounts of forced laborers being sick from European diseases, their native wives were sexually assaulted and their children were sold as servants. Survivors experienced a loss of their ethnic identity and forced from their lands. Because conditions were unfavorable to the rubber tappers, Rubber Barons had a constant fear of employees leaving without paying their debts....   [tags: Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford, Amazon River]

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My Little Rubber-Rand

- I open my red pulsating eyes and gaze at the scenery around me. Dull, boring couches are lined along the cream-white wall. The glow of a television in the center of the room comforts me. Being muted, I am unable to hear a word the mimes in the glowing box are saying. I read the occasional headline that appears on the screen, thoughts and judgments run through my head about each; “Wow, another child kidnapped.”, “Gosh, I already knew our economy sucks; But thanks for reminding me.” Ignoring the sadness and horror of these stories I stop watching, why welcome the sadness they may bring....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Americ Where The Rubber Meets The Road

- Community Colleges in America: Where the Rubber Meets the Road In the article “Two Years Are Better Than Four,” Liz Addison argues against another article that implies that college isn’t important to students anymore. Addison feeds off of her own community college experience as the base of her argument. Addison believes that community colleges give people an unconditional chance to succeed. Addison implies that community colleges allow students to gain initial confidence in college criteria at an affordable price....   [tags: College, Higher education, Academia, High school]

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Discrimination At Goodyear Tire And Rubber Company

- Introduction Discrimination in the workplace continues to be topics and issues of discussion, despite efforts to minimize or eliminate its ugly head. Discrimination is defined as the unfair or prejudicial treatment of people based on race, gender, disability or age (Fieser, 2015). Furthermore, some companies has used other forms in conjunction with discrimination like sexual harassment to mask unjust treatment in the workplace. Lilly Ledbetter was an employee at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Inc....   [tags: Morality, Ethics]

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The Effect of Different Size Rubber Bands on Stretch Rates

- Three different size rubber bands each with their own rate of stretch when weight is added. By creating a makeshift basket, the group was able to connect a rubber band to a ring stand. After two washers were added, the group would calculate how much the washers would affect the rate of stretch of each rubber band. Multiple washers were added until the maximum amount of weights were in the basket. The shorter rubber band took more weight in order to stretch the rubber band, however the larger rubber band would not require as much force to change the rate of stretch of the rubber band....   [tags: material stress analysis]

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The Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis)

- The Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis) Rubber is a valuable commodity in today's economy. A vast number of products are made from it, including washers, gloves, gaskets, tubing, waterproof clothing, toys, erasers, belts, elastics, bottle stoppers, and insulation for electrical wiring. The largest single use of rubber is in the manufacture of pneumatic tires which consumes 60% to 70% of the total world production each year. Demand for rubber has grown remarkably since the beginning of the industrial revolution....   [tags: botany]

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Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

- Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company With the competitiveness of the US tire industry in 1992, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company is reconsidering a proposal from the department store Sears to carry Goodyear Eagle brand tires. With a $38 million loss in 1990 and a change in top-level management in 1991, the Sears proposal from 1989 was being looked at again. These new top-level managers have two decisions to make: whether Sears should carry only the Goodyear Eagle brand or all of Goodyear’s tire line....   [tags: Goodyear Tires Case Study Analysis Marketing]

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Rubber Stamp: Legacy and Individuality in "So Big"

- By the 1920s, the concept of an autonomous working woman was at the vanguard of both literature and social thought. The tenets of New Womanhood hold that this new breed was concerned with "self-development as contrasted to self-sacrifice or submergence in the family" (Batker 84). Naturally, this unconventional shift in gender roles became the focus of female writers like Edna Ferber. Within her novel, So Big, Ferber eloquently places Selina DeJong at the intersection of an innovative culture and traditional roles, as her youthful desire to embrace variety does not prove to be compatible with her entrapment in the banality of agrarian life....   [tags: New Womanhood, Edna Ferber, Gender Roles]

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Hevea brasiliensis:The Rubber Tree

- Hevea brasiliensis:The Rubber Tree During the Age of Exploration many people were sent out to seek unknown plant species that might serve as raw material, remedy, or ornament. Of all the great feats of that era of botanical discovery, none was more imposing than that of the domestication of rubber. New World inhabitants had shown rubber, which they obtained from several tropical plant species, to early explorers, including Columbus. Since it was an unstable product, it remained for more than three centuries a mere curiosity....   [tags: Botany]

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Formulating Nitrite Butadiene Rubber High Density Polyethylene Blends by Using Industrial Blends and Compatibilized Chloroprene Rubber

- ... Eventually, when mixing finished, the compounds were kept at room temperature for as minimum 24 hours before their cure characteristics were measured. Test specimens were obtained by compression moulding at 160° C and a pressure of 20 MPa for the respective optimum cure time (t90) obtained from rheographs. After curing, the vulcanized sheet was taken out of the mold and immediately cooled under tap to stop further curing. All samples were cured at this temperature and stored in a cool dark place for 24 hours....   [tags: mechanical properties, thermal ageing]

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Natural Rubber

- Natural Rubber I’m going to talk to you about rubber, I’ll talk about natural rubber first and then go on to talk about the way in which its natural state can be modified and manipulated so its advantageous properties can be used. (slide 2) Natural rubber is an excellent engineering material and is used as the main material in many everyday items the most prevalent being car tires which I’ll discuss later also. (slide 3) Natural rubber is obtained from the milky white fluid called latex, found in many plants however synthetic rubbers are produced from unsaturated hydrocarbons (basically this means that there are carbon atoms in the rubber molecule that ha...   [tags: Papers]

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Summary of Case Analysis: Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

- Summary of Case Analysis: Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company 1.     INTRODUCTION GOODYEAR TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY      Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, was founded in 1898 and was the world tire production leader until November 1990 when Groupe Michelin took over after merging with Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Company. Goodyear¡¦s principal business is the development, manufacture, distribution, and sale of tires throughout the world. Its tires and tube sales represent 83 % of 1991 corporate sales of $10.9 billion with corporate wide earnings of $96.9 million....   [tags: Marketing Business Management Essays]

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Diversity of Micro Fungi on the Leaves of Hevea Brasiliensis

- 2.1 What are pathogens. Carris, Little, and Stiles (2012) defined pathogen as parasites that causes diseases which are categorized by symptoms. 70% of known plant diseases are caused by plant pathogenic fungi. Plant pathogenic fungi are parasites, but not all plant parasitic fungi are pathogens. Of many types of fungi that live on plants, the endophytic fungi live in intimate association with plants and depend on them for nutrition. As for the biotrophic fungal pathogens, they obtain nutrients from living host tissues, often via specialized cells called haustoria that form inside host cells....   [tags: pathogens in rubber tree plantations]

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The Accomplishments of King Leopold II

- King Leopold II formed the Congo Free State in 1884 at the Berlin Conference. King Leopold’s goal was to extract as much and as many resources from the CFS as he could. Leopold formed the Force Publique to stop the arab slave trade in upper congo but in actuality the Force Publique was used to maximize production from the workers. The Force Publique was made up of belgian soldiers and mercenaries. Locals were recruited to help the Force Publique. Local chiefs supplied workers to rubber farms. Workers were often paid little to nothing....   [tags: soldiers, rubber, taxes]

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Synthesis of Natural Rubber/Attapulgite Composite via Combine Latex Compounding and Melt Mixing Using Silylated Method

- Synthesis of Natural Rubber/Attapulgite Composite via Combine Latex Compounding and Melt Mixing Using Silylated Method School of Materials and Mineral Resources Engineering 1. Introduction Composite can be defined as two elements working together to produce material. The material produces will be significantly different in physical or chemical properties from the individual components. Composite materials are generally used for constructions, automotive and consumer products. Composite materials can be divided into three type; polymeric, metallic and ceramic composites....   [tags: materials and mineral resources engineering]

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Analysis of the Effectiveness of Company’s Market Strategy

- The main topic for this Extended Essay is to analyze the effectiveness of company’s market strategy. A marketing strategy can be defined as a process that helps a business to optimize the opportunities in order to complete business objectives, which mainly gain profits. It includes all basic and long-term field activities of marketing that deal with the analyzing of initial strategy, evaluation of the strategy, and making of a new strategy if the initial strategy is found to be ineffective or even might cause loss....   [tags: price skimming, marketing strategy, rubber]

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The First Pneumatic Tires Invented by John Boyd Dunlop

- Origins tires were invented in 1888 by a scottish veterinarian named John Boyd Dunlop. these were the first pneumatic tires. he attached a rubber tube around his wooden bike wheel and he covered the contact patches with thick canvas. There was a large desire for tires because the faster the object gos the greater the chance there is for wheel slippage and all roads at first were dirt. tires also soften the bumps on the road, having wooden wheels is all around less efficient and won't grip the road like tires do....   [tags: rubber tube, wheel, different brands]

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5 Types Of Tire Recycling

- Shredding and grinding tires: By shredding, the volume of scrap tires can be reduced to about ¼, thus reducing space requirement and shipping costs. Tire shredding can be considered a mature technology now in North America. Products: Rubber Crumb (sellable product – serves as raw material to many many industries) Finer synthetic and natural rubber (obviously after treatments) which can be used in Tiles and tile adhesives, mixing with asphalt, sports surfaces, carpet underlay, noise and vibration insulation, playgrounds and matting....   [tags: Recycle Rubber Tire Process]

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Technological Warfare

- Looking back, you can see that World War 2 changed everything. Now, to say this may sound a bit cliché, but one can’t argue with the validity of the statement. World War 2 changed everything, including technology and the way we look at it. From the simple yet elegant Jerry can to pressurized cabins to Penicillin, I’ll do my best to give you an overview of some of the best technological innovations and discoveries of World War 2. The Jerrycan, or the Wehrmacht-Einheitskanister, as it’s known in Germany, is an often undervalued achievement from World War 2....   [tags: Synthetic Rubber, Innovation]

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Dangerous Chmicals in Slow Death by Rubber Duck

- Introduction The main theme of the book is that we expose ourselves to dangerous chemicals from using common household products for cleaning and hygienic products. However, the real danger of using these chemicals is that most of our society doesn’t know the potential health effects and outcomes one is facing. Environmental health addresses all the physical, chemical and biological factors external to a person, and all the related factors impacting behaviors. It encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially can affect our health.(World Health Organization)....   [tags: chemicals, enviromental health, PFOA, PCB]

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The Achievement Of A Student 's Literacy

- Students in today’s academic systems are not comprehending and understanding the full concepts that are being portrayed to them through the lessons in which they are taught over the time period of their lives in school. They are expected to know things that aren’t fully explained to them in great detail. These slight faults in student’s literacy can be reformed and improved with the help of those around them. Mike Rose claims in Lives on the Boundary: A Moving Account of the Struggles and Achievements of America’s Educationally Underprepared, that the academic system tries to give generic descriptions instead of identifying and assisting students with gaps in their background knowledge in l...   [tags: Literacy, Writing, Rubber Soul, Prefix]

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Reasons to Select Oil Rubbed Bronze Bathroom Accessories

- Oil rubbed bronze has become a finish that is very popular with many modern homeowners looking for a classical look in their home. Oil rubbed bronze bathroom accessories look stunning and can easily move your bathroom's styling to the next level. When you match your oil rubbed bronze bathroom fixtures with your bathroom's accessories, you are adding value to your overall design aesthetic. By keeping the look of your bathroom cohesive, you will help to make it a space that is welcoming to anyone who passes through it....   [tags: Toothbrush Holder, Robe Hook]

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The Congo Free State

- Over the course of human history, many believe that the “Congo Free State”, which lasted from the 1880s to the early 1900s, was one of the worst colonial states in the age of Imperialism and was one of the worst humanitarian disasters over time. Brutal methods of collecting rubber, which led to the deaths of countless Africans along with Europeans, as well as a lack of concern from the Belgian government aside from the King, combined to create the most potent example of the evils of colonialism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century’s....   [tags: Africa ]

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The Congo Free State: A Legacy of Apathy, Exploitation and Brutality

- Between 1885 and 1908, Belgium’s Leopold II ruled Congo, a region in central Africa, as his personal colony, exploiting the resources and inhabitants for his own gain. Leopold allowed and encouraged Europeans and other Westerners to enter Congo and set up companies whose primary purpose was to gather rubber, which was abundant but difficult to get to in the Congo, using the Congolese as the laborers for the Europeans. Rubber gathering in Congo brutally exploited the inhabitants of the Congo, while at the same time robbed Congo of wealth, as the rubber was “sold” to the Europeans at prices far below what the rubber was actually worth....   [tags: International Government ]

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The Newton 's Second Low Of Physics

- Design an experiment to confirm the newton’s second low of physics “Acceleration of an object is proportional to the resultant force acting on it” The purpose of the experiment In order to know how to act a certain amount of force of the object. 2. When certain amount of force acts, measure how the acceleration is change based on the weight of the object. Measuring whether the acceleration of the object is change when changing the size of the force acting on the object. Theoretical background To move stationary object, it has to receive a force from the other object and to stop the object that moves must be added to the force in the opposite direction to the object in the direction of mot...   [tags: Force, Classical mechanics]

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The Effect of Applying Weight to an Elastic Band and How it Affects the Length it Stretches To

- The Effect of Applying Weight to an Elastic Band and How it Affects the Length it Stretches To Aim In this coursework I will be investigating the effect of applying weight to an elastic band and how much this affects the length it stretches to. This will also involve the use of Hooke’s Law and the Simple Harmonic Motion. I will do in-depth research on Hooke’s Law and how the force applied affects the change in length of a material. The apparatus I will be using is listed below: 1....   [tags: Papers]

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Geography and Biodiversity of Acre in Brazil

- Acre is the Westernmost Brazilian state, and neighbor to Amazonas and Rondônia, spanning about 55,000 square miles. Its capital Rio Branco is home to the 288, 907 of the total 438,489 denizens (1996). The whole of Acre is contained within the Amazon Basin and 93% of it is tropical rain forest. Notwithstanding the great extent of deforestation, the biodiversity of Acre and the surrounding Amazon Basin remains extensive; there are the mammoth trees, countless species of palm trees, vines, bushes, ferns; there are copaíba, Brazil-nuts, various fruits such as cupuaçu and graviola; species of insects, fish, the parrots, araras and other birds, so rare that scientists have yet to describe them; th...   [tags: Geology]

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King Leopold 's Ghost : The Magnificent African Cake

- Racism and slavery have always been a part of the world’s history, but sometimes people become ignorant to the severity of such mistreatment. This is proven in Adam Hochschild’s book King Leopold’s Ghost. People in Congo, Africa suffered many years of mistreatment brought on by King Leopold the second. King Leopold took what was theirs and made it his own by force and abuse. Eventually these people rightfully revolted in attempt to reclaim what is theirs and demand better treatment. The beginning of this brutality started in 1897 when King Leopold of Belgium strived for more land and prosperity....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade, Congo Free State]

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Forced Labor in "King Leopold’s Ghost"

- Forced Labor in King Leopold’s Ghost In King Leopold’s Ghost by Adam Hochschild, forced labor seems to be a recurring theme throughout the book. Forced labor would be non-existence or be very minimal if it wasn’t for colonialism. Google defines colonialism as an exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one; the use of the weaker country's resources to strengthen and enrich the stronger country. King’s Leopold’s Ghost, Belgium is known as the stronger country in search of a colony (Congo) for its own exploitation....   [tags: Literary Themes]

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The Case Of Footwear Manufacturing Industry

- Complementary goods, most of the time, are directly proportional to each other in terms of prize and demand. For example when one product has to be consumed with other product, then the rise in demand of one product will surely affect the demand of another product. So this relationship creates reasonable linkages between many industries. In case of footwear manufacturing industry, in general terms, Shoes are being used for many occasions in different styles and for different purposes. So there are many products from other industries, which are associated with footwear industries....   [tags: Manufacturing, Industry, Per capita income, Profit]

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Charles Goodyear

- Charles Goodyear was born in New Haven, Connecticut on December 29, 1800 to Amasa and Cynthia Goodyear. Charles’s father was a hardware manufacture and a merchant. Amasa Goodyear built mainly farming tools like hayforks and scythes, which he invented. When Charles was a teenager he wanted to go into the ministry and become a pastor, but his father convinced him that he was a good business man and placed him in the hardware store of the Rogers brothers in Philadelphia at the age of seventeen. He worked there until he was twenty-one years old....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Evolution of the Athletic Shoe

- The foot is one of the most fascinating parts of the human body. The foot alone contains 26 bones, connected by 33 joints, 107 ligaments, and 19 muscles ("Foot Facts: Human Feet Anatomy Information and Problems."). Each one of them performs a special task, each has a unique assignment to perform in order for a person’s utmost benefit of the individual to walk, run, dance, or perform another task that they might have in front of them. This intricate mechanism, which has been refined over years of evolution nearly to perfection in every capacity in which humans move about, is far from indestructible however....   [tags: Health ]

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Sports And Its Impact On Sports

- Sports are a great way to bring people together and encourage friendly competition among people from all walks of life. In general, a sport is usually some form of physical game or activity performed by two or more people. One such example would be golf, often dubbed the "rich man 's sport" throughout its history. Golf has undergone many changes since its creation in the early 15th century, but has remained one of the more expensive sports as far as equipment costs go. When discussing the impact that different technological advancements in the materials used in golf have had, I 'm mainly looking at how these adjustments have improved performance....   [tags: Golf, Golf ball, Ball, Gutta-percha]

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Corporate Social Responsibility Of Bridgestone Corporation

- Bridgestone Corporation is a multinational company that specializes in auto and truck parts. Founded in 1931 by Shojiro Ishibashi in Japan, their mission is to serve society with superior quality. They hope to offer the best to their customers, not only with products and services, but also in all of their corporate activities. Their mission, the Bridgestone Essence, is built on the foundation of the following four pillars: integrity and teamwork, creative pioneering, decision-making based on verified on-site observations, and decisive action after thorough planning....   [tags: Natural environment, Environment, Recycling]

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Sri Lanka Vs. Indian Regional Lower Middle Income Countries

- When comparing Sri Lanka to other regional lower-middle income countries, their GDP is on the lower side of the range, and Sri Lanka is not competing up to its potential on the global level in terms of exports. To become a desired higher middle-income country, Sri Lanka must focus on an expansive and diversified export basket. Most recently recorded, Sri Lanka exports 11.5 billion USD, and imports 21.4 billion USD, resulting in a negative trade balance of 9.8 billion USD. This significant difference in exports and imports is a direct result of their exports mainly consisting of lower-value goods, like tea, garments and rubber....   [tags: International trade, Export, Balance of trade]

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How Does Chemical Bonding Explain The Properties Of Chemical And Biological Polymers?

- Chemistry- Assignment 1: How does chemical bonding explain the properties of chemical and biological polymers. Introduction Until the early 1920 's, most chemists did not believe that the existence of molecules with a molecular weight that was greater than a few thousand to be possible as Reusch (2013) states. This view however was challenged by Hermann Staudinger in 1920. Staudinger was a chemist who studied natural compounds of which included rubber. His research in 1922 led to the idea that these compounds were actually macromolecules that were made up of over 10,000 atoms instead of being groups of small molecules....   [tags: Polymer, Molecule, Thermoplastic, Plastic]

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Political Stability and the History of Weather in Brazil

- The political stability of Brazil has always relied heavily on the abundance of natural resources to be found in the Amazon rainforest, and has been severely tested in eras of colonization, periods of boom-and-bust, world wars, and civil wars. Populations migrated from Asia to the Americas when sea levels were lowered by 100 meters due to the expanding glaciers and ice sheets of the last ice age, and dry land linked Alaska to Siberia (Lamb 112). One group, the Incans, settled along the Andes. Since the only beast of burden, the llama, was too small to carry a man, they lived mostly sedentary lives....   [tags: Brazil Politics Climate Environment Essays Papers]

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The Psychological Impact of Colonialism on the Victimization of Africans

- The psychological impact of colonialism on the victimization of Africans While the economic and political damage of the scramble for Africa crippled the continent’s social structure, the mental warfare and system of hierarchy instituted by the Europeans, made the continent more susceptible to division and conquest. The scramble for partition commenced a psychological warfare, as many Africans were now thrust between the cultural barriers of two identities. As a result, institutions for racial inferiority became rooted in the cultural identity of the continent....   [tags: European History ]

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Free Energy Machine The theory of Perpetual Motion and Energy

- ... ​The key part of this experiment is the alternator, without it the experiment wouldn’t even work. The alternator converts the mechanical energy from the motor and converts it back to electrical energy and moves it to the batteries. Then the battery powers the motor with the electrical energy. In theory this will work because the alternator should have a higher RPM than that of the motor because of the ratio of the pulleys that need to be set up ​From the alternator the electricity will travel to the battery....   [tags: steam, coal power, fossil fuel]

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Rate Of Enzymatic Activity With Different Amounts Of Substrate Concentration

- Isobel Lu Goss Honors Biology 12/18/15 Rate of Enzymatic Activity With Different Amounts of Substrate Concentration Background: “Enzymes are very efficient catalysts for biochemical reactions. They speed up reactions by providing an alternative reaction pathway of lower activation energy.” (http://www.rsc.org/Education/Teachers/Resources/cfb/enzymes.htm) Enzymes function by joining with substrate(s) on their active sites to form an enzyme-substrate complex, where they then break large molecules into smaller pieces or bind two molecules together....   [tags: Enzyme, Oxygen, Gas, Catalysis]

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Symbols Of Death Of A Salesman By Arthur Miller

- Death of a Salesman Symbols “In Discussion: Symbols of Death of a Salesman” “I don 't say he 's a great man. Willy Loman never made a lot of money. His name was never in the paper. He 's not the finest character that ever lived. But he 's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid. He 's not to be allowed to fall into his grave like an old dog. Attention, attention must finally be paid to such a person,” Linda states regarding Willy Loman. Linda is Willy’s wife....   [tags: Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller, Lee J. Cobb]

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The Right Shoes for Running

- ... Spikes shoes won’t need to be replaced as much as tennis shoes, but you will need to change out the metal spikes after they ware. Spikes are used for tracks or trails, not for sidewalks or roads. There are two kinds of spikes, track spikes and cross country spikes. Before getting a pair of spikes you need to ask yourself, “What will I need for training or racing?” and “Terrain will I be running on?” (First). Track spikes can come in two different styles, distance and sprints. Track spikes are light weight shoes with metal spikes screwing into the bottom....   [tags: jogging sneakers]

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How to Make Sandblasted Signs

- How to Make Sandblasted Signs Process & Analysis How To Make Sandblasted Signs. The only necessary tools you need are: basswood, or red wood, rubber masking, spray glue, exacto knife, sand paper, paint (which most of these items you can find at your local hardware store). Also you need to know someone in your community who has a sandblasting machine to sandblast your sign. You will also need a design for your board. (It can be your name, or a symbol of what ever you want it to be.) First thing you need to do is to get some bass or red wood....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Horrors of Imperialism: The Belgian Congo

- ... The new imperialisms exploded out of a combination of causes.” (Esler 564) As a result of the Industrial Revolution in Europe, some of the world’s most powerful nations experienced a change in economics. There was a shift in the economy from farming to mass production, and what followed was an economic depression. “Africa provided a source of cheap raw materials for the factories while providing the customers for products manufactured in Europe” (http://projects.ecfs.org/eastwest/Readings/CongoSim.pdf)....   [tags: industrial revolution, europeans, africa]

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The Way of Tlachtli

- Since the early 1400s BCE, people of this era have played one of the earliest known forms of a sport that involves two teams and a rubber ball played on a court. Based on archaeological evidence, Tlachtli (which translates in English to “ball game”) is thought to have been played by the civilizations of Mesoamerica including the Aztec, Maya, Olmec, and Toltec. The game was more than a sport to these people. It was a means of settling conflicts and maintaining social harmony, it was a very important part in the ritualistic lives of those cultures....   [tags: Anthropology]

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The Importance of Human Rights and Moral Care throught King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild

- When reading the book entitled King Leopold’s Ghost by author Adam Hochschild, there are many themes to which the book plays an interest to. King Leopold II of Belgium had an interest in the greed that colonialism brought the prospect for power and fame, and lastly the desire for slavery through the means of racism. In doing so, the book also explains the necessity for human rights and a type of moral care for not only Africa but the world as a whole. Now what must be said is that King Leopold was not the first European ruler to carve out his own area in Africa, Congo in particular for King Leopold II, for either monetary reasons or power-hungry control....   [tags: greed, power, fame, racism]

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A Research Project On Tire Repurposing

- C. Tire Repurposing Students in the Environmental Health course will work to design and implement new and existing methodologies for safe repurposing of unwanted or illegally dumped tires. Tires removed from dumping sites will first be repurposed for use in the Mercyhurst Northeast Campus greenhouse. Students will create planters for trees, shrubs and other produce by removing tire sidewalls, stacking the products and filling them with soil. Additionally, tires will be shredded to create rubber mulch which can be used as an alternative to landscaping mulch....   [tags: Assessment, Evaluation, Problem solving]

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Business Profile: Torquo Conveyor Systems

- We are a renowned organization engaged in retailing and supplying of Audio & Visual Equipment, Sprung Back Scrappers and Polyurethane and Rubber Screen Decks & Liners. These are known for their durability, reliability and excellent performance. Owing to our experience of almost a decade in this field, we are engaged in offering our clients with a comprehensive range of LCD Projectors, Cordless Mike, Computers, Laptops and Audio Systems. Apart from these, we also provide Collar Mike, Sprung Back Scrapers and Polyurethane and Rubber Screen Decks & Liners....   [tags: Business Profile]

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A Career as a Decorator

- ... One great feature of a rug pad is that it manages to secure your rug in place and prevent it from sliding. This really only applies to smaller area rugs, therefore if you are only interested in keeping your rug from slipping, shifting, or sliding - then a simple non-slip rug pad will work just fine. If you are having a large rug, you can buy a simple non-slip rug pad to keep your area rug from slipping or shifting from its position. If you are only interested in keeping your larger area rugs from sliding from its position, then just buying a basic non-slip rug pad can do the trick....   [tags: rug, floors, enhanced safety]

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Stoichiometry of a Chemical Reaction with a Gaseous Product

- Stoichiometry of a chemical reaction with a gaseous product. Introduction In an equation of compounds, the number before the formula mean the number of atoms of each element talking part in the reaction. These number are the coefficients, and they can also mean the amount of moles in the compound. The equation has to be balanced so the final product is stable and so the maximum amount of each product is formed. In the experiment the magnesium reacts with hydrochloric acid and it makes magnesium chloride and hydrogen gas....   [tags: Experiment, Magnesium]

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Fordlandia by Greg Grandin

- Henry Ford is a prime example of a company unsuccessfully attempting to expand overseas. Ford realized that producing his own supply of rubber materials would drastically cut down on expenses and therefore make his own business much more successful. While Ford may not be the nicest or fairest man towards other people, everyone can agree that he has lived a very successful life, becoming famous for single-handedly revolutionizing the automobile industry. However, despite his success in America, his Fordlandia project abroad was a complete failure due to many reasons....   [tags: Henry Ford, Cars, Project]

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Malaysia Country Report

- As the world prepares to move into the twenty-first century, many nations are rapidly developing their agricultural and manufacturing sectors. As these burgeoning industries become a larger part of the nation’s economy, the nation finds its population restructuring and streaming to the areas of growth. Just as the people are trying to compete for their survival, the nation is fighting its way to center stage in the world economy. The development of these countries is tied to the world’s economy, as is evidenced by the uneven development within each of the nations....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Imperialism Is One Country 's Control Over Various Lands

- Imperialism is one country’s control over various lands. Many European countries colonized in Africa for economic, social and political reasons, known as the “Scramble for Africa”. Countries conquered land in hopes to industrialize and better their economy, also sending missionaries in order to spread religion. Countries even obtained land for political gloating, as nations competed for the colonies, praising motherlands who had several territories. Colonies were areas ruled by a foreign power and by 1914 almost all of Africa was colonized by Europeans, with Britain and France being the biggest colonizers....   [tags: Colonialism, Africa, Atlantic slave trade, Slavery]

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The Resistance Of Motion By Static And Kinetic Friction

- The purpose of this experiment is to analyze the nature of the resistance of motion by static and kinetic friction. First, the maximum static friction force is attained through a system comprised of a mass hanging from a string nestled on a pulley and attached to a block and force sensor. Secondly, a block is moved at constant velocity to determine what force in the positive direction will match the force of kinetic friction in the opposite direction. Thirdly, data is collected from an accelerating block in order to calculate net force on the body, including the kinetic friction force....   [tags: Friction, Force, Classical mechanics, Mass]

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A Brief History of America’s National Pastime

- ... Along with changes in equipment, baseball has seen stories of controversy and cheating, as well as inspiring stories of overcoming adversity. One of the major problems that has plagued the game since the 1800s has been players betting on their own games leading to fixed games. Pete Rose was a player from 1963 to 1986 and a manager from 1984 to 1989. He is the all-time career leader in hits and games-played, but is not in the Hall of Fame because he was banned from baseball for betting on games which his own teams had played in....   [tags: baseball, sports with a following]

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The Irresponsibility of Firestone

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Reasons For Watching Without Reason

- Reason to watch without reason Most films have an intriguing story that people want to invest time and thought into. Often films hold a moral that leaves the audience with a broader understanding the world. Films also commonly build up questions and conclude with reason to answer those questions by the end. These qualities give a reason for people to see a given film. So what good is a film that lacks these qualities. Is it just a waste of time. Or, just maybe there is a reason. Rubber is the absurd tale of a bloodthirsty car tire, named Robert, armed with telekinetic powers....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Television program, Absurd]

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Imperialism : Appealing Or Displeasing?

- Imperialism: Appealing or Displeasing. At a glance Imperialism is seen as a horrendous practice that many European nations practiced at the turn of the century. With Britain at the top and many other nations coming up behind them Imperialism seemed to be the way to go. But why would such a practice that involved exploiting the natives and harming both the land and people be so appealing to the public. The profits offered by Politicians and Officials hid the truth behind Imperialism, swaying the opinion in favor of money, goods, and a sense of moral duty....   [tags: Colonialism, Africa, Imperialism, John A. Hobson]

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India 's Global Expansion Opportunity

- This report aims to analyse the global expansion opportunity in the India. In this regard, it considers the ease of doing business in India, its infrastructure, pestle analysis, comparative advantages of India against USA, and entry modes. The company functions in USA and keen to spread its business in India and company manufactures tires and it wants to establish a manufacturing facility in India. Doing business in India The legal environment of Indian country is favorable for investment. The government has offered many benefits to investors....   [tags: Economics, India, Tire, Comparative advantage]

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Description of the Shubb Capo

- Description of the Shubb Capo Introduction- General Description The Shubb Capo is a simple mechanism that is used to bar the strings of any fretted, stringed instrument, on a certain fret therefore changing its key. The Capo consists of four major parts: the main frame (figure #3), containing the string bar and to which all of the other parts are connected, the neck brace (figure #2), which is the piece that secures the capo to the neck of the instrument, the pivoting lock mechanism (figure #1) that works with the locking screw, to force the neck brace to the back of the neck of the instrument, and the protective rubber arm (figure #4) that fits over the string bar to pad the fret bo...   [tags: Papers]

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Overview of Borrowed Theory

- A theory that can be applied to the factors that influence a laboring mothers’ choice of pain control is a borrowed theory. A borrowed theory is synonymous with a rubber band ball. A rubber band ball is made up of numerous rubber bands wrapped around each other to form a ball. A borrowed theory is information (rubber bands) that is assembled from different disciplines and incorporated into nursing practice (rubber band ball). The most applicable borrowed theory would be Richard Lazarus’ Stress, Coping, Adaptation Theory....   [tags: Nursing theories, pain control]

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Choosing the Best Tactical Folding Knife

- People want a good folding knife for various reasons. Some people want to use it as a handy tool for every day use, others want to use it outdoors for hunting and camping, others want to have it for emergency purposes, but a common reason that people buy knives is to use them for self-defense and survival. For this purpose, you'll need a strong and reliable tactical folding knife. Since the word “tactical” seems to get thrown around quite often when it comes to knives and there are so many knives to choose from, it can be difficult to find the best tactical knife for you....   [tags: melee weapons]

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Installing an Intake

- Installing an aftermarket intake is easier then you think with these easy to follow instructions. All that is needed are a few basic tools: a regular screw driver (flat head) and a ratchet with a 3/8” bit and an adjustable wrench. There is no need to jack the car up for installing this part; all that is needed is to pop the hood. After you have gathered all of your tools, pop the hood and get familiar with what you we will be replacing. The intake is the big black plastic box found at the lower left hand corner of the engine and the pipe that runs up to the intake manifold that is at the top of the engine....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Effect Of Temperature On The Temperature Of Degrees And At Which All Particle Motion Stops ( Absolute Zero )

- PURPOSE The purpose of the experiment is to determine the temperature, in degrees Celsius, at which all particle motion stops (absolute zero). MATERIALS Before assembling the materials, put on safety glasses FIRST, then prepare a clean, dry workspace (away from food) with all of the necessary materials. 1/8 cup water small pan of ice water 1 empty aluminum soda can Tongs or oven mitt Borosilicate glass beaker (600 mL) #1, 1-hole rubber stopper 6” test tube Celsius thermometer 50-mL graduated cylinder Stove top Ice Bucket or large pot Gloves Goggles PROCEDURES SAFETY FIRST: Since you will be heating wate...   [tags: Temperature, Celsius, Absolute zero, Fahrenheit]

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Effects Of The Second Industrial Revolution On The North, South, And West

- The Second Industrial Revolution was a time in which the United States managed to expand with may new invention, ideas, business which caused a lot of people to be successful. These people managed to grasp on to wealth, and land, which was a social statement of prosperity. During this time many regular day items that we see today were given “birth” by their inventors. There were many new technologies including the telephone, lightbulb, motion picture camera, microphones, typewriters and many more....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Rail transport]

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How old Equipment from the past Differs from Present day Equipment

- How Old Equipment from the Past Differs from Present Day Equipment Black and white movies show volunteer people distinguishing l fires with a bucket and water. Color movies today show trained firemen distinguishing frightful fires with a water hose and fire truck that has a capability of one hundred men. The history of fire has been around since starting hundreds of years ago thus evolving modern day fire equipment and technologies. Over the centuries people have learned from controlling fires through studying fires, reconstructing flame-resistant clothing, designing and manufacturing higher quality technology equipment is more suitable for fire on any level ....   [tags: Black and White Movies, Color Movies, Technology]

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How Old Equipment From The Past Differs From New Equipement

- How Old Equipment from the Past Differs from Present Day Equipment Learning how burning fires start, better fireproof clothing, and technology equipment changing over the years proves that progress save lives and helps in the safety aspect of fighting structure fires. There are differences between past helmets and modern ones, changes in turnout gear and other equipment used to fight fires, plus researching the history of firefighting. In the 1600’s firefighting started with the Romans and grappled with heat, fire, and toxic smoke....   [tags: career, firefighter, tools, injuries]

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How to Clean your Car so it Can Last Longer

- We recommend that you wax your car every two or three months, which will help you keep your car in good condition and still be protected from environmental elements (rain, sun, dust, etc.) However, we must remember that the new "Performance Finish "wax protects up to six months, which can lengthen the time between waxing. How often should I polish my car. 3M recommends make polishing your car once a year. Normally, auto paint gradually deteriorates and begins to look more opaque over time, could be minor scratches, washing the product and the common use of the car....   [tags: wax, car wash, polishing, wheel cleaner]

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Isreal and Palestine Conflict in the Film Occupation 101

- Occupation 101 covered the Israeli and Palestinians conflict, history of how the conflict began and how israel is occupying the palestinians in gaza and the west bank. It shows how the living conditions are for the palestinians with being occupied by the israeli army and goes in depth on how it affects them. They show how much aid is giving to israel from the USA and the amount of military support. They show the israel military shooting at palestinian kids with rubber bullets, the rubber bullets were a steel ball bearing wrapped in a small amount of rubber,They show a xray of a kid who got hit by the rubber bullet in the head and it penetrated his skull and killed him....   [tags: miltary, bullets, war, land]

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American Horror Story From A Black Latex Suit

- Darkness is often associated with evil, monsters, violence and the ugliness that exists in the world; this is problematic when it becomes linked to the representation of black individuals in pop culture. When looking at American Horror Story from a distance it is about a dysfunctional white family who moved into a place referred to as the Murder House, where the previous 20 white residents were murdered and live as ghosts. This becomes a problem with the portrayal of the security guard Luke, who happens to be black because it has deep roots in systemic racism and perpetuates the stereotype that all black men are criminals all while remaining the hierarchical structural idea that white people...   [tags: Race, White people, Black people, Racism]

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8 P's: Analysis of this Major Strategy

- This research will focus on the 8P’s. There are Price, Product, Place, Promotion, People, Process, Physical Evidence, and Packaging. The results of the observation are: 1. Price: the pricing strategy used is cost-plus pricing, so the selling price is depending on the price of the raw material. The percentage of mark-up is varies. This the most effective way of pricing strategy as the price of rubber latex in the market that never stable. The price might reach around Rp20.000/kg at maximum and minimum at Rp4.000/kg and on average at between Rp11.000/kg to Rp12.000/kg....   [tags: pricing, promotion, process, physical evidence]

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What Are The Key Types Of Innovation?

- Focus Questions: What are the key types of innovation. What types of innovation did Geox create. Geox’s rubber sole technology was developed after Mario Moretti, who suffered from hot and sweaty feet, took a pocketknife and stabbed the underside of his shoe. By doing so, his shoes were able to breathe and relieved the sticky feeling of perspiration. It was from this experience that Geox’s CEO began to innovate and develop the technology to address this common problem with no available solution....   [tags: Innovation, Technology, Research and development]

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