Aims Essays

  • Aims of Training and Development

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    Aims of Training and Development Training can be teaching employees new skills that are relevant to their current job position or refreshing the skills that they already possess. To have a good training and development programme enables firms to develop individual employees and the organisation itself as training is one of the best forms of motivation. Employees are able to broaden their knowledge and become more valued within the firm. Having a well-trained workforce is greatly beneficial

  • Laudan's Theory of Scientific Aims

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    Laudan's Theory of Scientific Aims I criticize Laudan's constraints on cognitive aims as presented in Science and Values. These constraints are axiological consistency and non-utopianism. I argue that (i) Laudan's prescription for non utopian aims is too restrictive because it excludes ideals and characterizes as irrational or non-rational numerous human contingencies. (ii) We aim to ideals because there is no cogent way to specify in advance what degree of deviation from an ideal is acceptable

  • J Sainsbury's Aims and Objectives

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    J Sainsbury's aims and objectives Their business is now focused very much on Sainsbury’s Supermarkets and Sainsbury’s Bank following the sale of Shaw’s J Sainsbury's aims and objectives Their business is now focused very much on Sainsbury’s Supermarkets and Sainsbury’s Bank following the sale of Shaw’s and JS Developments during the year. Three key priorities and six goals were developed in 1998. These are based on those environmental impacts that are considered the most significant

  • Curricular Aims: Assessment of University Capstone

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    Curricular Aims: Assessment of University Capstone Albert North Whitehead (1929) believed that the raison d’etre of universities was neither for the imparting of knowledge nor for the opportunity for research. Cheaper alternatives for both were and are available to achieve those functions. Instead, he asserted. The justification for a university is that it preserves the connections between knowledge and the zest of life, by uniting the young and the old in the imaginative consideration

  • Aristotle and Happiness of the Soul

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    at which everything aims”(1.1.1094a2). This premise means that all actions aim at an end that is good. Moreover, through this definition of good, there are numerous goods corresponding to numerous actions. How can we know which good is the best, or highest good? Aristotle introduces a hierarchy of goods. In order to have an end there must be an activity, yet “the product (of the activity) is by nature better than the activity”(1.1.1094a6). Rather, each end in turn aims for something else: another

  • Tesco - Product, Price, Place and Promotion

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    essential factors that Tesco need to take into consideration when ensuring the success of their business. How ever there are a variety of different aims and objectives in which Tesco have to pursue, therefore in the following paragraphs my primary objective to demonstrate how each of the 4 p’s interfere with Tesco’s aims and objectives. The aims in which I am going to study are: * Full global expansion as a business * Become a very profitable business * To make the business people value

  • The Foundations of Whitehead's Philosophy of Education

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    Whitehead and the theme of this Congress. In Aims of Education, Whitehead describes the role of freedom and limitation in the educational process. The foundations of these concepts, and important clues to their application, can be found in his general metaphysical framework outlined in Process and Reality. Positive and negative prehensions seem to be the model for freedom and limitation; hence, the latter concept implies the discipline of subjective aim. This analysis supports an interpretation of

  • Comparing Prometheus Bound and Hesiod's Prometheus

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    Prometheus, and we have versions of this myth in Hesiod's famous works. There is reason to think that the author of Prometheus Bound was not only acquainted with Hesiod's version but actually drew on Hesiod directly in this play. This essay therefore aims to establish in what ways the author of Prometheus Bound seems to have drawn from Hesiod's version of myth, in what ways he has diverged from it, and what reasons he might have had for making these changes and innovations. This might therefore highlight

  • Aims of Sentencing

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    of the aims of punishment i.e. retribution. It is a duty for courts to apply under section 142 (1) of CJA 2003. The section requires the courts to have regarded the aims in imposing sentence to offenders which has now plays a smaller role in serving punishment. And how profound this changes has been. I will discuss briefly about (a) historical background of CJA 2003, (b) identify who is CJA successor, (c) recognise difference in principle between CJA and its successor i.e. principles, aims and prioritises

  • WH Smith Business Analysis

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    WH Smith Business Analysis WH Smith main aim will be to provide a good service to all customers, while providing an acceptable return for its shareholders. WH Smith has a key phrase which WH Smith basis its business around, `Creating value for customers to earn their lifetime loyalty`. WH Smith listen to the customers needs better than any other business, as they provide an excellent service (customer service). This would help retain customers and gain a healthy profit. WH Smith has located each

  • Identify and analyse the relationship between the business’s training

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    that has enabled them to become a successful organisation. The training programmes are usually carried out in a consistent and formal way. HSBC believe that this is a key way of motivating their employees. Ø Training and Development The main aim of training and development at HSBC is to develop and improve the employees within the company. Delivery The training cycle above shows that there are four different areas that need to be looked at (needs analysis, evaluation, delivery and

  • Investigation of the Speed of a Trolley Down a Ramp and Its Gradient

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    trolley has at the top of the ramp should be transferred directly into kinetic energy, but this doesn’t happen as some of the energy is wasted as heat and sound. The more KE the trolley gains, the faster it moves. Kinetic energy = ½mv² The main aim of this investigation is to find the acceleration of the trolley as the height of the ramp is increased. Acceleration occurs if the velocity of an object changes. Acceleration = change in velocity / time taken Friction will also affect the speed

  • Potato Osmosis Lab Report

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    Osmosis Experiment with Parsnip Through Differing Concentration of Sucrose Aim: My main aim in this experiment is to find out if osmosis occurs in a parsnip, and how it affects the parsnip in a different concentration of sucrose solution and water Plan: I will first make a prediction using the knowledge I have on osmosis and I will then carry out the investigation to prove whether concentration affects osmosis in a potato. Using my results I will then try to

  • A Review Of The Outsiders Club

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    A Review of "The Outsiders Club" Screened on BBC 2 in October 96 MA Diploma Disability Studies INTRODUCTION I decided to write a review on the social group known as The Outsiders. The group's main aim is to enable disabled adults to form personal relationships, including specifically sexual ones (Shakespeare 1996), either with each other or with non-disabled members. The group has been in existence for several years, and has attracted a great deal of attention, including reaction from present

  • The Open Box Problem

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    Box Problem An open box is to be made from a sheet of card. Identical squares are cut off the four corners of the card as shown in figure 1. Figure 1: [IMAGE] The card is then folded along the dotted lines to make the box. The main aim of this activity is to determine the size of the square cut out which makes the volume of the box as large as possible for any given rectangular sheet of card. 1. For any sized square sheet of card, investigate the size of the cut out square which

  • Landcare Revegetation

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    Rehabilitation is the process of reclaiming land for economical or conservation purposes. This process usually involves re-vegetation. The main aim in rehabilitation is to either return the land to a self-sustaining ecosystem or prepare the land for human use, i.e. crops, pastures and plantations. Rehabilitation should take place at a rate that is significantly higher than natural succession. Several principles are implemented for successful rehabilitation. Of these principles includes the need for

  • Sorrows Of Young Werther

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    the other it also dwelled on sympathy. It was the aim of most romantic writers and poets to engage in development of characters that would attract sympathy and pity. However in this novel, while it may be sympathy, pity or self-injury that served as one of the motivating forces behind creation of the character of Werther, it also appears that psychological exploration of the mental state of a person caught in this unfortunate situation was the main aim. Werther's character is seriously delusional. He

  • An Investigation Into the Factors Affecting the Voltage Output of a Solar Cell

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    An Investigation Into the Factors Affecting the Voltage Output of a Solar Cell My aim is to try and find out how much the voltage is affected when exposing different sized areas of a solar cell to a light source. From this I will also establish the energy of each photon and approximately, the number of freed electrons, which can make an electric current flow. I know that light consists of packets or quanta of energy called photons. When electromagnetic radiation such as light shines on

  • The Nature of the Hidden Curriculum

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    The Nature of the Hidden Curriculum (a) According to Marxist, the main aim of the education system is to provide capitalist with a workforce equip with all the values, attitudes and beliefs that will assist them in their aim to maximize profits. If the aims of capitalism are to be achieved it will need to be consistently supplied with a docile, highly motivated and subservient workforce. The education system achieves this through the implementation of the hidden curriculum. The hidden

  • Completing a Fitness Training Programme

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    methods 12. Training methods continued 13. Continuous training 14. The effect of preparation, training and fitness on performance in sport 15. (above) continued 16. My Specific Sport 17. Planning my training programme – purpose, aims and safety 18. The sequence of events in the programme 19. Explanation of activities in programme 20. Monitoring my training programme – table of results 21. Personal comments on each session 22. – 28. Main analysis of results – graphs