Corporate America

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  • Women In Corporate America

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    The once male dominated, corporate, "white collar" America has seen a phenomenal influx of women within the last thirty years. Although a female lawyer, physician, or CEO is no longer considered a rarity in our times, women still face quite a deal of oppression in comparison to their male counterparts. In retrospect, some professions have always been controlled by women, and men have not made a noticeable advance in these fields. In 1970, finding a female lawyer to represent you would

  • Downsizing Corporate America

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    Downsizing Corporate America Over the past decade, corporations around the world have been preoccupied with their staff numbers and with implementing strategies to reduce them. The objective has been to create lean organizations, trimmed of bureaucratic fat and bristling with competitive muscle. In the United States alone, some 3.5 million workers have lost their jobs to these programs since 1987. In the first quarter of 1994, there were 192,572 layoffs, averaging over 3,106 jobs a day

  • The Image of Corporate America

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    Commissioner, Herbert Knox Smith, issued a report that claimed Standard Oil’s practices were detrimental to the American consumer. He revealed in the past ten years Standard Oil utilized its power and capital to manipulate the price of oil in North America. “The Standard has repeatedly claimed that it has reduced the price of oil; that it has been a benefit to the consumer, and that only a great combination like the Standard could have furnished oil at the prices that have prevailed. Each one of these

  • Corporate America and Modern Society

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    Corporate America and Modern Society Large corporations affect most of society today, and these affects have split the U.S. workers into two factions. People are becoming frustrated over companies having huge lay-offs, firing thousands of employees, shutting down businesses, and moving to countries like Mexico to make a bigger profit. What happens to those people who have families to take care of? Where are they going to find money to pay for their children’s medical bills, education, food, and clothing

  • Comparison of Swimming and Corporate America

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    individuals alone against each other in a foreign environment. Likewise, corporate employees day in and day out work alone in cold stark edifices building their nest egg until the day they can succeed and come out on top or retire. Competitive swimming symbolizes the struggle for many of the Americans ideologies within the framework of corporate America. Inequalities in the realm of competitive swimming mirror those of corporate America. Swimming like an overwhelming amount of corporations is dominated

  • Pilot Unions and Corporate America

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    The ALPA has the staff that is needed to work together and pay its fines and dues, to protect its others. The organization is doing to process the laws and rules with regulatons. In accordance with the FAA. Related to the pilots union of ALPA, corporate America manipulate the labor force by the managers, supervisors, and business owners which are face with struggles, problems within the company, and economic distractions. The problems can lead to anywhere and it can cause economic problems and depression

  • Glass Ceiling in Corporate America

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    minorities-when it comes to getting promoted into the upper echelons of a company. Does the ceiling exist or is it a figment of the imagination? The writer intentions are to present a picture of that ceiling, and show how it plays a part in corporate America. That in fact the ceiling is an injustice being done to women and minorities, and it does exist. Glass is clear, something that can be seen through. A ceiling is the overhead surface of a room, the end point of how high the room is. “If glass

  • Workplace Violence in Corporate America

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    The proposed research is an examination of workplace violence in Corporate America. As a growing concern in all industries, preventive measures need to be explored. Three types of research methods will be compared and contrasted in relation to the proposed research. The methods to be analyzed are quantitative designs, qualitative designs, and mixed methods designs. The appropriateness of each design will be examined as they relate to the topic. Workplace violence is a serious problem that deserves

  • Gender Inequity in Corporate America

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    lower for women of color (Basset). And despite the fact that our government has created bills like the Equal Pay Act of 1963 the inequality between the two genders persists. There are many different beliefs as to why this has become a problem in corporate America, but some of the main reasons include stereotypes, socialization, as well as unconscious continuation of employers. The root of this problem begins as early as Industrialization. During this time many men went out to work in factories while

  • Appearance-Based Discrimination in Corporate America

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    workplace is a growing issue in America. Discrimination based on appearance is different from other forms in that it can be used to discriminate against a wide range of people. From gender, race, and sex, to social class, age, and weight, every person has a physical appearance, which in turn makes every person a candidate for being judged. Whether intentional or unintentional, the physical appearances of workers from all walks of life are being subjected to corporate scrutiny. When deciding who