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Trends of Social Networking

- The growth of social networking is one of the fastest growing digital trends to exist. Many social networking sites boast with millions if not billions of members. Prominent examples of these social sites are Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Members of these networks use them daily to communicate, share various types of information or to collaborate with other members. Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook in 2004 and its sole purpose is to give people the power to share and connect with the world. With 1.23 billion monthly active members, Facebook has certainly surpassed all other social sites....   [tags: communication, digital trends]

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Trends in the Hospitality Indus

- Trends in the Hospitality Industry Nowadays trends are everywhere. You can find them in every industry and they play a huge role. The retro trend in clothing, the SUV trend in the car industry, but nowhere else are trends more important than in the hospitality industry. But what exactly is a trend. A trend describes usually the time measurable course of a development into a certain quantitative and/or qualitative direction. In economics, trends are changes of the behavior of the society. In marketing research this describes the change and development of the consumerism and consumption behavior....   [tags: Industry Trends]

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Speculation on the Causes of a Trend

- Former United States Secretary of Education John W. Gardner evaluates the current state of American schooling in this way: “Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.” Whether or not Gardner is right about schools failing to provide analytical instruction needed, something is awry in today’s public schools. The legitimacy of this assessment can be seen in the advancement of the homeschooling movement....   [tags: Trends]

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The Global Trends

- In the world that we live in today, it is something that has many effects on what if that may happen depending on certain scenarios. The Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds has the information that may help the United States depending on the future that we take on to better the country has a whole. In the fusion scenario, the World élite countries have joined to impose a ceasefire. In this scenario fusion should be a realistic item that could possible happen with the United States and other key countries like china, working together to fix certain issues....   [tags: future scenarios, alternative worlds, fusion]

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Emerging Trends in the Field of Psychology

- Psychology, from the moment of its inception, has been a source of fascination for one and all. In its most generalized form, psychology can be understood as study of behavior and mental processes (Rathus, 2007). The technical concept of psychology has progressed through various meanings from the study of the soul, then consciousness, then to behavior. Now it is seen as a study of the cognitive aspects to constructive aspects. Like its meaning and conceptualization, trends in the field of psychology; pure and applied, have been continuously changing and developing to meet the needs of the society....   [tags: Positive Psychology, Cyber Therapy]

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Trends in the Industry of IT and the Business Cycles

- The name information technology was used for the first time in 1958, in an article in Harvard Business Review and since that time this industry has seen only innovations throughout the history. Some problems that the industry is facing are the increase competition from the offshore and inshore players, the slow growth of the hardware sales, the decrease in the IT spending globally etc. But despite all the problems and challenges that the industry is facing, the opportunities are many. One of the most important ones is the increased number of the smart device users which is established as a very profitable segment for the information technology segment....   [tags: information technology, cloud computing, it]

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Trends

- Introduction: Harrison College is a family owned, proprietary educational institution headquartered in Indianapolis, with a total of 13 campuses, a culinary school, and an online division. Started in 1902, Harrison College has grown from a small business school to a four-year college offering degrees from the Schools of Business, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Veterinary Technology, and Criminal Justice (Harrison College, 2010). Beginning in 1986, the vision for Harrison College changed to that of an organization dedicated to “family, faith, health, and job.” This vision allowed the school to prosper and realize a rate of growth not seen in the previous 84 years (Harrison College,...   [tags: Education, Harrison College]

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Trends in Media and Body Dissatisfaction

- A growing body of research suggests that media portrayal of the thin-ideal has negative effects on body satisfaction, but has this knowledge translated into practical solutions. First, this analysis will review literature describing the correlation between the media’s portrayal of thin-ideal and body dissatisfaction. Subsequently, a review of recent empirical studies about trends in media and body dissatisfaction will be presented. Finally, researchers’ recent implications of disparity in gender body dissatisfaction reporting will be summarized....   [tags: Media, Thin-Ideal Body]

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The Effects of Economic Trends on Society

- Were the founding fathers aware of the impact their words would have on the future. One of the rights afforded to all men in the Declaration of Independence is “… the pursuit of Happiness.”(Hancock). This deceptively simple phrase has played a vital role in shaping the society of the United States. In order to understand what the founding fathers intended to convey we would have to consider the cultural period. However, it is possible to understand their purpose through the following excerpt from the Declaration: But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, t...   [tags: Economics]

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Trends in the History of American Suffrage

- ... The third no state can deprive any persons the right to vote on account of sex. The fourth no state can require the payment of any tax as a condition for voting. The fifth no state can deprive any person who is at least 18 years of age the right to vote. Today, every State requires that only one person who wants to vote must be able to satisfy qualifications based on three factors: (1) citizenship, (2) residence, and (3) age. Most States require United States citizenship in order to vote. Aliens foreign who not born in this country usually cannot vote....   [tags: federal control, voting restrictions elimination]

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Issues And Trends Of The Nursing Profession

- ... This opportunity has allowed me to be a teacher and encourage health promotion. This can be very challenging due to issues with literacy and the patient’s readiness for change. This course has exposed me to the many different learning theories that have been developed and how to effectively assess the in order to develop and implement an effective teaching plan. Teaching strategies and plans must be specific to the learner and barriers need to be identified early so they can be overcome to promote better outcomes Although nurses have always been the “backbone” of healthcare and will remain active in the industry, the role of nursing is changing and expanding....   [tags: Nursing, Florence Nightingale, Learning]

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Book Trends in the United States

- Despite the prices of books have been constantly increasing by day by day but the publication activities have also rapidly been increasing. That rise in the prices of books is justified by an improvement in the book production and publishing standards (Thompson, 2005). A survey has been carried out by the American Association of Publishers (AAP) which suggests that serious reading is far more popular than poetry and fiction. Moreover, the popular kind of reading includes history, poetry, religion, politics, and text books etc....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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Neural Networks and the Latest Trends

- Neural Networks and the Latest Trends Introduction: Traditionally, the term neural network had been used to refer to a network or circuit of biological neurons. The modern usage of the term often refers to artificial neural network. Though the digital Computer technology is advanced a lot and does many tasks very fast and accurately, does exactly what we tell them to do, they were not able to perform some simple operations like reading, hand written note or recognizing human face or voice which seems to be difficult for even most advanced system to identify....   [tags: Information Technology]

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Trends of the Malta Insurance Market

- Today's business world is complex, unpredictable, uncertain and volatile. One of the key elements of this volatility is the swift change all around us. Taking into consideration the motor insurance industry, changes have been also made during the years. Under motor insurance, there are three types of cover available. There is the third party only, which is obligatory as it is the least required by law; it covers your liability to third parties for damage or injury to property arising from the use of your car....   [tags: Automobile, Insurance]

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Crime Rates And Their Trends Overtime

- ... The limited resources make it difficult to participate in organizations that establish positive social ties and address crime such as a neighborhood watch program (Garofalo & Mcleod, 1989). Beyond social disorganization, poverty is also a key feature of anomie-strain theory (Merton, 1968). Merton (1968) tells how society teaches the poor to strive for the American dream, which is heavily entrenched in economic success. However, when this universal cultural view of success is combined with the blocking of legitimate means of attainment for the underclass, the poor are pressured into deviance....   [tags: Sociology, Criminology, Social control theory]

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The Current Trends Of Emerging Markets

- ... It is the management’s responsibility to make sure the third party vendors understand the parent company’s objectives. Management must make sure any contracts between parties are explicit and detailed. The contract should address specifics including systems in place for continued improvements, the decision process for changes in management, the actual length of the contract, and the compensation details. Outsourcing can give companies immediate access to high levels of expertise, but all decisions must be carefully considered. Conclusion On the path to outsourcing and offshoring success, companies must invest heavily in research and capital....   [tags: Outsourcing, Offshoring, Business terms]

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Crime Trends Of The 20th Century

- ... I won 't speak about serial killer at all, those often are the sick individual, but I would like to pay attention to the other type of killer, who seems to be at some point, even more violent and horrifying compare to the serial killers. « Cooney affirms, that most murders are moralistic offenders. He claims, that while a small minority of murderers chronically commits predatory homicides with instrumental motives, most killers are novices of the moralistic variety who possess expressive motives that are bound to the uncertainty of the moment....   [tags: Crime, Criminal justice, Police, Murder]

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Crime Rates, Trends, And Variations

- ... Well most LEOs believe that it has dropped because of proactive arrests, faster responses to 911 calls, higher number of LEOs on the streets, community policing, and more random patrols. Thereby all of these reasons could help crime rates go down, but one can never tell with criminals. But, for right now, the Sheriff’s department will take any little drop in violent crime as possible, because it helps to motivate them, and give them that extra push to know there efforts could be paying off. Once we can understand the UCRs weaknesses and strengths it is will allow us to comprehend the nature of crime and crime trends in the USA....   [tags: Crime, Violent crime, Crime in the United States]

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Trends in Obesity Since 1985

- During the past 20 years, there has been a dramatic increase of obesity in the United States that was reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), stating that the obesity trends in adulthood, socioeconomic status, and ethnicity. “ Obesity represents an immense public health threat to the welfare and prosperity of the nation. With one-third of its population overweight and another one-third obese” (Glassman, 2013). The main objective here is finding out how the CDC describes obesity trends since 1985 through today, defining what is obesity, and how the CDC measures the proportion of the state population in 2009 that were obese....   [tags: diet, income, prevalence ]

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Trends On Price Of Solar

- Trends in Price of Solar In 2014, the U.S. solar industry and residential solar market both experienced a record-breaking year, with the industry itself growing by 34 percent over 2013—installing nearly 7000 MW of solar electric capacity (SEIA). The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), which publishes yearly reviews of the industry, found that over 6200 MW of solar PV capacity was installed, growing by 51 percent in the residential sector. The average solar PV price has fallen from under $8/watt in 2005 to under $3 in 2014....   [tags: Photovoltaics, Solar cell, Photovoltaic array]

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Trends Are Come And Go

- ... That’s for (opposite gender),” but also the way toys are marketed from design, commercials, store set up. In the past the males and females were separated, it was a more conservative time. But times are changing, with the rise and awareness of gender equality. It’s not only changing what adults can do but the lives of children as well. New age parents know how limiting it is to force gender roles onto children. They don’t want their child to be limited, they want them to accomplish great things being whatever they want....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Female, Girl]

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Protective Relays’ Developments and Trends

- One of the most complex disciplines in Electrical engineering is the Power System Protection which requires not only the well understanding of the different components of power system and their behaviors but also the good knowledge and analysis of the abnormal circumstances and failures that can occur in any element of power system. Moreover, the rapid changing and development in relays principles as well as in their technologies are additional factors that oblige those people working in the field to expand and update continuously their knowledge....   [tags: Electrical Engineering, Power Systems]

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Trends in African American Families

- Research studies have shown that African Americans are currently the least likely ethnic group to be married in this country. This paper will examine some of the reasons why this trend exists when there was a time when marriage rates among blacks were about equal to those of whites. History, culture, economics and dominant culture influences have impacted the current trends in African American families. Many are choosing to postpone marriage, while others are finding alternative ways to cultivate family and raise children....   [tags: nonmarital sex and unwed parenthood]

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Trends of Democratization in Colombia

- ... (CIA, 2014) In addition to the state’s boundaries, three important geographical points can be identified on the map above. Firstly, Bogotá, the capital of Colombia, which is centrally located within the state. Another geographic landmark is the Andes, the longest continental mountain range, which runs through the western side of Colombia from north to south. Lastly, to the east of Bogotá and the Andes is Los Llanos, a grassland plain which extends into Venezuela and undergoes extreme climate change....   [tags: politics, demographics, geography]

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Global Trends in the Environment

- The environment of planet Earth is being harmed and the causes of environmental degradation are mostly man made. Natural resources are being exploited to provide energy, food, and technology for an ever-growing global population. In the process, the globe is warming at an unprecedented rate, water and air are being polluted, and forests are being destroyed; however, awareness and education are encouraging the search for environmental first aid. The climate change occurring now, which affects every continent and ocean, has both human and natural causes....   [tags: Environment ]

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Fashion: Following the Coolest Trends

- ... For example, shorts fit best in the summer and spring. Leggings would fit best in the fall and winter. There are many types of leggings. Multicolored leggings are like printed, with flowers and any other kind of design. One strange fact about jeans is that it even has a birthday it’s on May 20th. Skinny pants and sweatpants are in fashion right now, as you can see I wear skinny jeans almost everyday. Pajamas are the softest, don’t you agree. In my opinion pajamas are the best type of pants to wear....   [tags: change, style, clothing, accessories, shoes]

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Trends in Construction Dispute Resolution

- ... CPR had an effect across the court system, proceedings dropped dramatically. Within two years of the reform, civil litigation overall was down by 37%. Various civil court cost issues have made courts less attractive as the CPR introduced a summary of costs to simplify the costs question. Cost problems include, conditional (no win, no fee) arrangements (introduced in 1995 as a new means of funding litigation) provide for a success fee. However this has spawned satellite litigation to recover winner’s lawyer’s fees....   [tags: determinations, procedures, industry]

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Recent Trends in Economic Variables

- In order to assess the current state of the economy, the examination of important economic indicators or variables has always played a vital role in the understanding of the complex economic systems we live in. The analysis of these economic variables studied by many, not only has served as a tool to evaluate the current economic performance of a country, but also has allowed experts to envisage and continue the pavement of an economy's road. Currently, some economic variables have had favorable improvements indicating a general good outlook for the economy for the following months, requiring a further individual analysis and comparisons in order to foresee crisis or successes....   [tags: economic system, price index, gdp, pmi]

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Globalization: History, Trends, and Technologies

- ... The advantages of free trade are described by the theory of comparative advantage, which defined means a lower relative cost of production than someone else. With this as long as each country specializes in products that it has a comparative advantage in, trade will be beneficial to both countries. There seem to be valid reasons that globalization could develop into minimal liberty, not more. In any event, technological, psychological, demographic, and economic forces that appear beyond the control of any country are driving globalization....   [tags: economy, communication, market]

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The Social Trends Research Survey

- What stood out to me with the Pew Social Trends Research survey by Rich Morin, it indicated that how the majority of the responses supported a woman not having a child would be acceptable in today’s society. This is important to the meet birth to death replacement rate in America’s society today. For example, an article by Bahar Gholipour from Livescience website expounded on the Centers for Disease and Control (CDC) brought correlated concerns from the Pews Research Center about current fertility rate for women currently stands at 1.9 births per woman....   [tags: Sociology, Family, Institution, Change]

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Employment Trends in Nursing

- The United States Department of Labor identifies the current trends of employment that affect the nursing world. “Registered Nurses (RN) at this time represent the largest occupation in health care, with 2.5 million jobs” (Vallano, 2008, p.169). Vallano (2008) proceeds to summarize the employment trends in nursing by giving percentages of the present nursing rate in the hospital setting and the employment rate for the future of nursing. The percentage of nurses in the hospital setting is standing at 59 percent and the employment rate for nursing is expected to reach 23 percent from the year 2006 to the future year of 2016, this rate is said to be faster than the average for all occupations (...   [tags: Nursing Essays]

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Tech Trends and Gadgets

- Tech-savvy individuals like using different kinds of technology. For them, these advances have made their lives so much better. For one, they can connect with their friends and families anywhere they go, even if they're away from their computer desks. Two, gadgets made their lives more organised thanks to mobile apps, such as Evernote or Bliss Control (http://www.tech-noob.com/popular-web-apps-to-make-2013-your-year/). Lastly, business transactions are becoming more efficient thanks to mobile technology....   [tags: mobile banking apps, scanadu scout]

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Trends and Healthy Options

- Not surprisingly, the world of event planners is fast-pace, and ever changing world, in the chaos the only thing that is constant is change. Keeping up with the latest trends in event planning meetings and convention industries could be a full time all by itself. However, staying on the cutting edge is an essential component of any planner’s job description. Satisfying stakeholders and CEO’s demands that the event planners to find cost-effective ways to do business. Meeting and exceeding the clients exceptions, will have them coming back for more....   [tags: Nutition, Food, America]

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International Criminal Justice Trends

- Introduction Crime has continually evolved thus becoming more complicated especially due to technological developments. The other factors that have contributed to crime complexity includes demographic changes for males below 30 years of age which is a crime-prone age limit; and macro-economic scales that include the unemployment rate, consumers' spending power and economic stability of the region. These factors revolve around individual's income generating potential which is an aspect that draws a line between wealth and poverty....   [tags: crime, technological development, internet]

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Procurement Trends of 2014

- ... In addition, communication via online platforms will continue, especially for businesses or entities that procure from many companies or countries. Competition between procurement systems might heat up and prices might be go upwards. 2. Outsourcing. During the last few years, a lot of businesses, small and big, have been doing outsourcing to lessen business costs and increase productivity and efficiency of workers. Like technology, the option to outsource isn’t slowing and many companies are adapting long-term outsourcing....   [tags: business year, online presence]

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Adolescent Substance Use Trends

- Adolescent Substance Use Trends Patterns and trends of substance use among adolescents fluctuates from generation to generation. There are many factors related to the increased risk for substance experimentation. For example, generational substance use, poor parental monitoring, and low academic performance contribute to elevated risk for substance use (Allison, et al., 1999). Substances that have remained on the forefront for adolescent use and abuse include alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana (Hussey, Drinkard, Flannery)....   [tags: poor parental monitoring, alcohol, tabacco]

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Important Trends in Bioeconomy

- Important Trends in Bioeconomy 1. Bio based industries have impact on other industries. The impact of bioeconomy can also be seen in the multiplier and ripple effect of bioeconomy. It is seen that with bioeconomy there is both economic multiplier and ripple effects. This is especially important when assessing the creation of jobs in industries in a bioeconomy. As an example, the multiplier effect of direct economic contribution of the consumer supplement industry is examined and found to extend beyond direct employment, goods and services purchased, and taxation payments....   [tags: Technological Innovation]

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Technology Trends

- INTRODUCTION It seems that every year people turn increasingly toward living their lives through technology. It has inundated society, families, jobs, and lives. Three developing trends that in some ways overlap each other are specifically related to living in a technology world. These trends are particularly important to the school librarian because many students are living their lives through the web. In order to reach those students, the librarian must be knowledgeable about the trends and applications and be able to use and apply them in a library setting....   [tags: Technology ]

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Assessing Crime Trends as a Security Specialist

- Crime is known as an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law. Depending on where one may reside, different punishments from certain crimes can depend on the governmental bodies. Also crimes can vary by the jurisdiction from state to state. For most crimes, after a completion of affirmative action one can be punished for the conduct. Many people have the assumption that crimes are the result of intentional conduct, when most of the time it is negligent conduct such as speeding....   [tags: Crime ]

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EXAMINING THE TRENDS IN MEDIA AND BODY DISSATISFACTION

- Most Western societies experience an enormous amount of pressure on individuals to conform and achieve the thin-ideal. This influence by mass-media affects just about anyone including males and females, adults, adolescents, and children. In the early 20th century, women idolized movie icons such as Marilyn Monroe and Camille Clifford. Around 1900s, Camille Clifford started the trend where the standards of beauty were set around 140 pounds, at 5’4” feet tall. Back then, the ideal female body is by having a smaller mid-section (e.g....   [tags: Body Image]

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Influence of Design Trends in Modern Design

- “An art movement is a tendency or style in art with a specific common philosophy or goal, followed by a group of artists during a restricted period of time, or, at least, with the heyday of the movement defined within usually a number of years.” This essay outlines and defines three specifically chosen design trends that have been most influential in today’s modern designs. First of all the use of art movements in society are extremely under acknowledged and recognised. "Design is like gravity - the force that holds it all together." - E A Whitney The subject of ‘art movement’ is not to be mistaken for as diminutive with similar to shallow value, but quite the opposite as it can and has...   [tags: Art Movement, History]

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The History of Cosmetics and the Trends in the Fashion Industry

- ... Corrective makeup is the application of makeup to hide or conceal areas of the face or body. People can specialize and become very good in corrective makeup by learning different face shapes, different eye shapes, prominent and non prominent foreheads and chins. In corrective makeup it is important to know what colors neutralize each other and what colors do not look right together. Some things corrective makeup are used to cover up are birthmarks, the skin condition rosacea, burns, scars, unwanted tattoos, and other things people may want to hide....   [tags: hair, extensions, eyelash, makeup, types]

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The Challenges and Trends in Compensation in the Public Sector

- Introduction The purpose of this research paper is to review the challenges and trends in compensation in the public sector from an interdisciplinary view of local, state, and federal agencies human resources. Public sector human resource management continues to experience many challenges in the ever-changing workforce. Through the phases of the employee life cycle, human resource managers are required to keep compensation to the forefront in forming a strategic organization. Of those challenges, budget cuts, which affect pension plans, and tenure, are some of the areas of concern for human resources amongst government agencies....   [tags: human resources, benefits, employees]

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The Historical Perspectives and Trends of Children's Literature

- Since the 18th century children’s literature has been held responsible for bringing entertainment to children of all ages across the world. But, when you actually think about it, what is children’s literature. The term seems easy enough to define, it is literature intended for children, but what is the definition of literature. According to Charlotte Huck (2010), literature is an imaginative shaping of life and thought into the forms and structures of language. This, in my opinion, is an excellent definition to use due to the fact that children’s literature is constantly changing....   [tags: children's entertainment, story telling]

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Influential Trends That Have And Will Effect Education

- ... n.d.) By privatizing public, schools would become completive in order to draw the students and their money to their institutions. Thus moving the public schools from a monopoly to a free enterprise system were the school will be driven to satisfy the customer in this case the parent and the student (Friedman, M. 1998) therefore improving education. Because both the federal and state governments regulate education these institution will have to justify spending public funds at their institution....   [tags: High school, Education]

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Regulations And Emerging Trends Of Privacy And Security

- ... For example, a health plan could pass information to a lender or employer. This situation changed with the passage of the HIPAA in 1996 and more specifically the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which became the first important comprehensive federal regulation that offers specific protection to private health information2. The HIPPA has two main parts: Title 1 is an important piece of legislation; it does not address health care information specifically. Title 2 includes a section title Administrative Simplification....   [tags: Health care]

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Hospital Trends in The Current Economic Environment

- Hospital Trends 1. How is the current economic environment affecting hospitals. According to the article, “The Economic Downturn and Its Impact on Hospitals”, the current economic environment is affecting hospitals and other heath care facilities in a number of ways. The most common issue relates to inability of the hospitals to obtain and secure relevant financing that enables health institutions to meet their daily obligations. Since most payments in hospitals lags behind the amount expected to deliver health care, most of the times hospitals are forced to borrow funds from financial institutions to meet their operating expenses....   [tags: Hospital Administration]

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Trends in Teen Pregnancy Around the World

- Teen Pregnancy has been a big epidemic this past century. Not only effecting countries like the United States , Mexico and England but also countries like Canada and Sweden. The big baby boomer epidemic started it all not only in the United states but all over the world. Many people wouldn’t think that Canada has had a problem with teen pregnancy rates but it was one of the many countries that was involved with the baby boomer era. Most people didn’t know pregnancy rates doesn’t just include live births but also abortions and fetal loss rates which many people fail to add in this category....   [tags: decrease, contraception, child, life]

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Fashion Trends Shaped by Economic Issues

- ... Many women began to wear scarves with fringed edges. This was when beaded designs, bright colors and fringes became popular on dresses too (Hossell). Like clothing, the 1920‘s also took a great tole on women’s accessorization, the use of cosmetics, and tanning. Some popular accessories girls wore were long strand of pearls, bangles, dangling earrings and furs. The strands of pearls were normally looped a few time around the neck. Long straight fur coats without curves became very popular (Women’s Fashion Accessories)....   [tags: the 1920s, jazz age, women]

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Cultural Trends of Water Purification Systems

- ... A survivalist is “someone strongly determined to survive”. (yourdictionary.com/survivalist) They are constantly prepping for uncanny events that they suspect may occur. All survivalist share a deep desire to live, therefore overcoming obstacles to survive is taken to an extreme. According to Dr. Stirling Silverman, the author of a survivalist blog, states that disaster can be divided into two broad categories. First, are disasters resulting from human activity and second are natural disasters....   [tags: outdoors, survivalists, poverty]

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Future Trends in Game Based Learning

- ... Today, game-based learning is accessible in many different industries, for four reasons: • The success of game- and simulation-based learning in the aviation, military and healthcare industries provides a powerful proof-of-concept, and an endorsement of learning effectiveness. • Advances in raw processing power with an attendant decrease in cost have brought game-based learning within reach. • The development of stable, flexible game engines and toolkits are driving down the cost of development and reducing the need for 100% custom, from-scratch application development....   [tags: teaching, research, technology]

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Modern Times Trends And Gender Roles

- ... There are studies that have found out that in a situation where a father is more involved in raising a child, the child’s IQ level is higher (Pappas). Such children with a nurturing father figure in their lives also perform much better in school. However, there are some men in the modern world who are yet to relegate their masculinity and take on the role of a nurturer understandably because this role is a foreign one to them. However, men who are more in touch with their inner self take nurturing and caring role more effortlessly....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Man, Role]

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Global Trends Impacting International Business

- ... 5. Rising environmental awareness: o Globally, there Increased demand for organic goods, sustainable practices. According to the United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDAERS), consumer demand for organic produce goods shows double-digit growth in the last decade (2013). There is also a large shift in sustainable energy development and consumption. For instance, in the transportation market, car manufactures are expanding their product line for environment friendly cars....   [tags: Federal Reserve System, International trade]

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Health Information National Trends Survey

- HINTS stands for the Health Information National Trends Survey. The purpose of HINTS is to collect data about the United States public’s use of cancer-related information. HINTS provides information on the changing patterns, needs, and behavior in seeking and supplying cancer information and explores how cancer risks are perceived. While going over the information presented in HINTS 2007, I found that HINTS had improved its methods from the first (2003) and second time (2005) they conducted this study....   [tags: Collect Data, Cacer Related Information]

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Trends In Policing

- Since the founding of this country, to the wild west, and up to the present, the agenda of the policing bodies have been clear: to uphold and enforce the laws of our society. Of course the way they do this today had undergone changes from the first police forces of early America, law enforcement has seen trends come and go. Law enforcement is divided into three major eras throughout history. These eras are the political era, the reform era and the community era. The political era that took place between 1840-1930 was characterized by five points, which was the authority was coming from politicians and the law, a broad social service function, decentralized organization, an intimate relatio...   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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New Trends and the Evaluation of Scholarship

- New Trends and the Evaluation of Scholarship Introduction The advancement of information and communication technologies over the past decade, particularly the growth of the Internet, the World Wide Web (Web), and email, have had an impact on how scholarship is conducted and are re-defining many aspects of scholarly communication. Interdisciplinarity, collaboration, and disintermediation are three aspects of scholarly communication that are on the increase as a result of the advancement of information and communication technology....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Effects on Trends in Trade Policy

- Effects on Trends in Trade Policy The modernizing world of 1850-1870 belonged to an age of remarkable growth in international trade, stimulating the largest free market the world had ever seen. Yet by 1914, only 30 years later, the trend towards liberal trade policies had mostly ended, replaced by a revival of the protectionist system. A study of the variation in trade policies over time shows a remarkable growth in the power of interest groups to influence the institutional rules and regulations concerning international economic intercourse....   [tags: Papers]

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Trends and Challenges of Human Resources

- Trends and Challenges of Human Resources Human resources departments have existed for approximately 100 years. Previously known as personnel departments, organizations' departments specializing in the management of people assets have evolved through the years to address many issues. Change in labor laws, introduction and advancement in technology, and the way humankind has evolved has forced many trend changes in human resources management (HRM). In today's organizations, HRM has many functions and roles (Brannen, 2000)....   [tags: HR Business Analysis Management]

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Different Styles of Fashion

- Well to get this started I'll tell you why I choose to talk about fashion. Its interesting in many ways. I mean there are so many different looks and each look goes with a different type people. Yet we have no clue where these styles started from or why they were started. But yet so many people wear these styles but why. Well in order to get a new fashion trend you need to know how to make it. Well it may seem easy because every new season there are new styles just there for us to buy and wear but its not....   [tags: Clothing, Trends]

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Art Trends In The 1920's

- Art Trends In The 1920's The art of the 20th century contained many elements previous styles that had begun in the late 19th century. The Impressionists had abandoned the appearance of nature to concentrate on color and its relation to the quality of light. (Collier's Encyclopedia, 745) This was then abandoned for a kind expressionism, a personal and subjective style created. A number of outstanding 20th century artists working outside the many movements of art created works of great individuality....   [tags: Art]

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Current Trends in Educational Technology

- Current Trends in Educational Technology Abstract Current trends in Educational Technology offer quite an array of subject matter to study. I have selected a few articles demonstrating trends I found most interesting. These include trends in research, holistic technology education, pedagogic balance in technology education and using open source software in the school. Hopefully these trends will be an eye opener for the reader. This paper is based on these journal articles: Research in Technology Education: Back to the Future (Reed, 2002); Basic Principles in Holistic Technology Education (Seemann, 2003); Partnership-Centered Learning: The Case for Pedagogic Balance In Technology Educati...   [tags: Education Technological Essays]

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Despite the Trends in Fashion, Teenagers Should Dress Appropriately

- Fashion is in demand for all walks of life, young and old, male or female, and rich or poor. Fashion is a way to express one’s self and also a way of showing off. Fashion is being who you are. For most teens, image is important. Despite the provocativeness of much of today's fashion, it is possible for teen's to dress appropriately while keeping up with the latest trends. In 1970's the latest fashion trends included, disco look, tie dye shirt, and fringe. The Disco look was one of the fashion styles in 1970’s because of the disco music station was introduced on New York radio....   [tags: self-image, self-expression]

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Policies, Law and Regulations that Affect Businesses: Demographic Trends

- Demographics and demographic trends There are various demographics that affect business. These are the many traits that can dictate buying or product preferences of consumers. Businesses identify their major clients via these various traits. Afterwards they target consumers having similar characteristics in their promotions and advertisements. Targeting clients with similar demographic traits assists in maximizing a business’ sales and profits. In spite of growing overall population, the accessibility of skilled labor is indeed wearing out, not only in advanced countries, but also in developing countries (Raducha, 2010)....   [tags: market interests, consumers]

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What Influences the Fashion Trends?

- What Influences the Fashion Trends. Introduction Every generation has their own style; something that sets them apart from the previous generations. So why does our generation choose to wear the clothing that they do. Of course we don't want to dress like our parents, but there are other factors involved in developing the style of a generation. Marketing, advertising, and the media all try to influence the way our generation dresses. Their reasons are mainly profit based. We also make our clothing choices based on the Functionality of the garment....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Most Essential Trends in Information and Communication Nowadays

- ... Recently, there is a new word coming up: Multi-screen linkage. Based on the Internet, it combines the mobile phones, the tablets, the TVs, the computers, and if possible, the film screens, into a huge network. The same information can be shown on different screens in various but systematic and well-ordered forms, and you can use different devices at the same time to complete the information that cannot be shown on one medium. And also, interaction is one of the most important parts of multi-screen linkage....   [tags: cloud, computing, processing, devices, era]

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Improving Your Marketability: Keeping Up with Trends

- With the ever changing world of business, maintaing competitive edge is important. Businesses and employees are in a constant battle to keep themselves on the lips of consumers and employers. Keeping up to date with the current trends is a must. As the new year rolls around, rededicating yourself or your business to improving marketability is an essential step to continued success. For the best ways to keep current and prominent, follow these simple tips. <h3> Create a Plan </h3> The way to improve marketability isn't a single path....   [tags: one of the keys to success]

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Trends in Family Formation Supporting Same Sex Marriage

- Trends in family formation are crucial in determining the kind of families that will exist in future generations. It is fact that the father- mother kind of families that have existed for many generations maintained over the years due to the belief that they were the ideal type of family set up. However, the trends in family formation today are changing as a growing number of families are experiencing several challenges such as divorce, single parent situations, financial problems, legal battles over custody and wealth and infidelity, among other challenges....   [tags: Homosexuality, argumentative, gay marriage]

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Fashion Trends in the Fifties

- Fashion Trends in the Fifties “It was different in the USA, where wartime restrictions had been quickly removed, and where the new ‘consumer society’ was forging ahead – helped by new developments such as the start of the credit card system in 1950. But these differing conditions produced a similar effect on fashion both in Europe and America – a tendency to prefer the safe and normal, a veering away from the radical and extreme. ‘Normal’ felt good, especially with the memory of the war still so fresh in many people’s minds” (Baker 6)....   [tags: Fashion Retail Merchandising Essays Style]

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Current Marketing Trends And Strategies

- Introduction Now is the right time to come in and buy a new car. If you buy now, you will receive a free gift with your purchase. Have you thought about taking a vacation this month. This would be the perfect gift for any loved one. These are some common phrases and questions that everyone hears on a day to day basis. Whether it is on television, the radio, or on the internet, advertisement is all over and is heard or seen by people of all ages. Marketing is taking over the business world. If the right product is marketed poorly, it is most likely to fail....   [tags: Business Marketing]

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Analysis Of Brazils Migration Trends

- Analysis Of Brazils Migration Trends The country that I will be analysing for migration trends is Brazil. Brazil is in South America as you can see from the map above. There is a lot of different migration in Brazil. Many different migration schemes are occurring all over the world, things such as. Ø War Ø Slave Trade Ø Jobs Ø Don’t like area Ø Actors, musicians etc Brazil is a bit different though because it has an overcrowding problem, and the government has it’s way of moving people....   [tags: Papers]

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Trends in the Automotive Industry

- Trends in the Automotive Industry 1. Consolidation The trends in the automobile industry present through the 1990s intensified as the industry moved into the twenty-first century. Global convergence stood out as a major issue. And the consolidation was continuing from 1990 to 2000. 2. Mergers and acquisition There was a great deal of consensus amongst commentators that in a few years the industry would consist of no more than six giants, with a peppering of niche players....   [tags: Papers]

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Trends In Australian Bank Capital

- LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL This report's topic is Trends in Australian Bank Capital. The content is as following: 1. The explanation of why "Regulators usually want more equity capital whereas shareholders usually favour less equity capital" 2. The differences between bank equity capital and bank regulatory capital 3. A discussion of the functions of bank capital and the role of the risk-return trade-off 4. The differences between tier 1 and tier 2 capital 5. The components of tier 1 and tier 2 capital and the cost and risk implications of them 6. Details of the trends in the four major Australian banks for the last five years....   [tags: Business Finance]

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Trends in U.S. Funeral Services and the Effects on Grieving

- Even as people in the United States are inundated with information -- much of which is trivial and forgotten the next day -- certain topics are purposely omitted from discussion. These topics are taboo and generally met with disdain should they be brought up in everyday discussion. One in particular is death. Within the U.S. culture, people are traditionally uncomfortable with the concept, sometimes so much that they face anxiety and fear should it be brought up, even though death is an inevitable part of life’s cycle....   [tags: literature review, taboo topics]

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Comparing and Contrasting Trends During the Baroque and Rococo Periods

- Historically, periodical inspired subjects, discoveries of new techniques and the intrapersonal desires and interests of the artists themselves have influenced artistic tendencies and dictated similar and diverse trends throughout artistic periods. The Baroque and Rococo periods are exemplarily periods to extensively compare and contrast trends in artists’ pieces and notice one’s influence in another’s paintings. Comparing the work of Baroque painters Michelangelo Caravaggio and Jan Vermeer to Romantic era painter Francisco de Goya, one can see trends that were developed and perfected, passed down from generation to generation over time; and also how each artist contributed personal attribu...   [tags: art, shadows, space]

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Trends in Family Formation: A Look at Same-Sex Marriage

- Introduction Family and marriage are social and divine institutions that are facing constant challenges due to the rapidly changing trends in society. In the past, the problems that families and marriages experienced were polygamy, early marriages, and family planning, but the current society experiences extra problems such as high rates of divorce, delayed marriages, single parenthood, cohabitation, and emergence of same sex marriages among other pertinent issues. The emergence of same-sex marriages complicated conventional and religious teachings for these teachings view same sex marriage as an immoral issue in the society that should never happen at all....   [tags: Family Issues, argumentative, persuasive]

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The Role of Educational Institutions in New Business Trends

- Jon-Arild Johannessen, a professor of Management and Innovation at Harstad University and Bjørn Olsen, a professor of Management and Organizational Behaviour at Bodø Graduate School of Business, Norway (2010) asserted “with this economic landscape, knowledge itself became a key factor of production—specifically, knowledge related to identifying and exploiting new ways to establish temporary competitive advantage” (p. 502). However, consider today’s company that conducts and performs business in a global level....   [tags: Business Management]

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Facts about the Global Trends

- Facts about the Global Trends In this essay I will aim to answer the question, “Where, When & Why did the first states form?” This is an important question as the development of the states, is the turning point in civilisation from chiefdoms into a society, which is very similar to the one, which we live in today. The state can be defined many ways by different organisations; political theorists, historians, archaeologists and anthropologists all use different definitions. I will define the state as having a centralised government with, an elite ruling class of powerful families and rulers, a bureaucracy of government and ruling officials, an armed group which...   [tags: Papers]

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IT Sector Trends in India

- IT Sector Trends in India The Indian information technology sector has been instrumental in driving the nation's economy onto the rapid growth curve. According to the Nasscom-Deloitte study, the IT/ITES industry's contribution to the country's GDP has increased to a share of 5.2 per cent in 2007, as against 1.2 per cent in 1998. Further, the IT and BPO industries are poised to clock revenues worth US$ 64 billion by the end of fiscal year 2008, registering a growth of 33 per cent with exports expected to cross US$ 40 billion and the domestic market estimated to clock over US$ 23 billion, according to a study....   [tags: India Information Technology]

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M&S Foods Events And Trends

- Introduction To look into the main events and trends from the marketing environment, which are likely to impact the market over the next few years I am going to do various analysis. I am going to research the macro and microenvironments. A STEP analysis will be conducted to look at the macro environment, which includes social-cultural, technological, economical and political factors. For the microenvironment factors competitors, suppliers, customers and stakeholders will be looked at. A SWOT analysis will then be carried out....   [tags: Business Market Analysis]

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Increased Trends in the Use of Mid Level Providers

- Increased Trends in the use of Mid Level Providers Introduction Over the last several years, the majority of graduating medical students (90%) has been focused on careers in specialized care. (Pickert, 2009) This is because they will make more money in comparison with doctors that are working in a primary care environment. As a result, a shortage has developed with many health care providers turning to Nurse Practitioners. These are nurses with some kind of advanced degree in Nursing. Their job is to diagnose / treat patients and prescribe medication....   [tags: healthcare professionals, nursing degrees]

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