Items Essays

  • Comparing or Contrasting Two Items

    514 Words  | 2 Pages

    Comparing or Contrasting Two Items There are two basic formats to Comparing or Contrasting two items. If one were to compare apples and oranges, for example, we would consider the fruits the items, and qualities such as flavor, color, texture, "juicability" and the like as the aspects. Both are designed to evaluate the relative merits of two items so that the reader may come to some sort of conclusion. The writer's goal is to be as complete and fair as necessary; in other words, no important

  • How To Make Money Selling Item

    1458 Words  | 3 Pages

    to make money selling items through internet auctions. Buying and selling things is not new. As a matter of fact, people have been buying and selling things in one form or another ever since time began. It is part of life. We all need or want things that we can not provide for ourselves, so we have to find someone who can supply us with the items, and we pay them to provide us with these items we need or want. Ebay is an online auction service that helps people sell their items to people across the

  • Item Analysis: Item Analysis

    954 Words  | 2 Pages

    ITEM ANALYSIS: Item analysis is a statistical technique which is used for selecting and rejecting the items of the test on the basis of their difficulty value and discriminated power. OBJECTIVES OF ITEM ANALYSIS: ---To select appropriate items for the final draft. ---To obtain the information about the difficulty value (D.V) of all the items. ---To provide discriminatory power (D.I) to differentiate between capable and less capable examinees for the items. ---To provide

  • Peronti's Item Analysis

    504 Words  | 2 Pages

    Nurnberg prison guard Domenick A. Peronti, a fifth grade technician of the 391st anti-aircraft battalion. Peronti's position as a guard in Nurnberg allowed him to attain the signatures of many of its prisoners as well as some of their personal items. The first item is a typed signature list containing the signatures of President Karl Doenitz, Hermann Goering, Reich Minister of the Interior Wilhelm Frick, Hitler's physician Karl Brandt, Luftwaffe general Albert Kesserling, Reich Minister for Economic

  • Line Item Budgeting

    1216 Words  | 3 Pages

    Line Item budgeting is the most widely used approach in many organizations due to its simplicity and its control orientation. “It is referred to as the "historical" approach because administrators and chief executives often base their expenditure requests on historical expenditure and revenue data. One important aspect of line-item budgeting is that it offers flexibility in the amount of control established over the use of resources, depending on the level of expenditure detail (e.g., fund, function

  • Items that Are Part of Ecology

    1062 Words  | 3 Pages

    that is comprised of so much once you start thinking about how many things affect an organisms physical surroundings. For this, I will be focusing on energy and chemical cycles, community structure, biodiversity and succession, and how all of these items are a part of ecology. How does energy play a part in ecology? Everything that we do requires using energy; therefore, there must be a continuous cycle of energy to ensure that functions can continue. When we categorize how things fit in this cycle

  • Lille Tissages S.A.

    1474 Words  | 3 Pages

    located in Lille, France. Its 2003 sales had exceeded FF96 million out of which 2.6% was for item 345. Item 345 was one of the most successful products. In its prime years from 1998 – 2001 they had a market share for Item 345 of 35%. In 2002 the market share dropped to 30%, and then continued to drop in 2003 to 20%. See exhibit 1. This is believed to have been caused by Lille Tissages, S.A. raising the price of Item 345 from FF15.00/m to FF20.00/m in 2002, while the competitors kept their price atFF15

  • Everday Use: African-American Heritage

    1155 Words  | 3 Pages

    Alice Walker, the family's contrasting views convey that the honest and most truthful way to honor one's heritage is by treating it not as superficial but rather as practical. Mama represents the practical way of honoring heritage by appreciating the items that were obtained from other generations and putting them to everyday use. Dee, on the other hand, honors the superficial way of heritage by being concerned with the materialistic values of her African American heritage. Mama and Dee's individuality

  • Essay on the Setting of Everyday Use

    609 Words  | 2 Pages

    worth of the various items in their lives, and the author uses this conflict to make the point that the substance of an object, and of people, is more important than style. The main characters in this story appear to be polar opposites. Mama, the narrator of the story, describes herself as a "large, big-boned woman with rough, man-working hands" (paragraph 5). She does not paint an attractive picture of herself, however she goes on to list the many things she can do. Like the items in the setting around

  • JIT manufacturing and inventory control system

    1047 Words  | 3 Pages

    reduction of inventories. As a matter of fact, inventory levels are key indicators for measuring just-in-time performance (Harrison). The just-in-time philosophy on inventory management is simple: - Strive for a level of zero inventories. - Produce items at the rate required by the customer. - Eliminate all unnecessary lead times. - Reduce setup costs to achieve the smallest economical lot size - ideally, a quantity of one. - Optimize material flow from suppliers through the production process to the

  • marketing concept

    651 Words  | 2 Pages

    visited is Table D’Art, which is located in Roslyn Heights on Glen Cove Road. The store sells many unique and elaborate items that could be given as gifts or for your own home. Although they are luxury items they are a good asset to a home. There were also more types of products that may appeal to customers more. I have been here before and noticed that they have many new and unique items. The store is located in a very nice area, and the shopper’s usually have a lot of money to spend on nice things. This

  • Is Perception Reality?

    775 Words  | 2 Pages

    inmates. Also, family members could send them care packages at Christmas up to about 100 lbs., containing homemade food and clothing items. In addition, there is a prison store that the Incarcerated could order items from. A list of items would be filled out by the inmate with an account # and each week the items would be delivered to them. Many ordered their favorite food items such as; Corn Chips, Twinkies, cookies, candy, etc… Family members could send them money that was deposited to their account for

  • Privilege And Justice

    1139 Words  | 3 Pages

    being wealthy. For example, material items are abundant for people with money. Wealth allows people to own anything they desire, from finest clothes and furnishings to the automobile of their dream. Those who posses these items are already at an advantage, they have what the latest magazines say you need and what everybody else wants. I find it a bit discerning that these material items dictate the social order, but the fact is, they do. Along with material items, beauty also determines your place

  • The National Geographic Society

    905 Words  | 2 Pages

    Society is not fully achieving its purpose due to several reasons. First of all, the lack of advertising is preventing the attraction of more visitors and funding. Secondly, poor organization makes it harder on visitors and researchers to find specific items they are looking for. Finally, inadequate presentation makes visits to the museum uninformative and unappealing. Consequently, the National Geographic Society is in need of funding to improve the aforementioned factors which are negatively affecting

  • Analysis of Semantics and Pragmatics in Two Texts

    1481 Words  | 3 Pages

    language; these aspects include semantics and pragmatics. Semantics can be defined as the study of "meaning" of lexical words and expressions independently of context. Where pragmatics is the process of recognising the "invisible meaning" of lexical items and expressions; taking into account the speaker's/ addressee's intention, the status of hearer/ receiver and the actual situation. This paper will explain the process we, as humans usually follow to understand a certain text or utterance. This explanation

  • Casino operations

    520 Words  | 2 Pages

    Pricing The Lakeside Casino Resort deals a lot with selling items as well as experiences. Every aspect of running the casino as well as all the other operations that keep the casino running has to be priced right and reasonable, from playing the casino games to ordering the food for the Wheelhouse Buffet. Casino Floor: Every game on the casino floor has to be purchased from a dealer. A blackjack table alone costs between $1,500 to $4,000 dollars, and on the floor there are 8 tables. Other games

  • Elizabeth Bishop's Poem Filling Station

    522 Words  | 2 Pages

    Elizabeth Bishop's Poem "Filling Station" In poetry many elements are used to bring life to a literary work. Some of these include style, structure, imagery, diction, and allusion. In Elizabeth Bishop's poem, Filling Station, the author uses them skillfully to create meaning in a story that otherwise would be banal. Her usage of expressive details supports the writing which helps the reader to imagine what the author is describing. Her style also appeals to the readers emotions and imagination

  • Fire Safety

    1016 Words  | 3 Pages

    of fire safety. This semester there is a new policy regarding the confiscation of items considered being hazardous. The policy states that any items that are found and have the potential to cause a fire, such as candles, incense, and certain appliances like microwaves, and sandwich makers, will be confiscated and not returned to the students they were taken from. Under the old policy students were able to get the items back at the end of the year. Around 200 candles were taken from students in Onondaga

  • Teaching - A Way to Make a Difference

    718 Words  | 2 Pages

    cannot say that I am basically just one of the philosophies. I feel that I am a mixture of many, of the philosophies. I believe in student’s freedom, using hands on approach, and focusing on what has happened in the past to cause us to study certain items. Teachers should be nontraditional, but still have traditional values. We as professionals should keep learning and to make learning exciting no matter what philosophy or theory we use. We are there to enrich the students’ life, to make learning

  • Running The Front End

    602 Words  | 2 Pages

    the hang of it. Being a cashier might sound easy, but over at Home Depot, it’s not. There are so many responsibilities for a cashier to do; it is just as hard as being a bank teller. You have to be quick at looking up items, being familiar with items in the store, checking every item for the right tag, and the list goes on. The cashiers are tested weekly with a secret shopper to make sure the cashiers are on their toes. The money has to be added up at the end of the day, each slip, coin, dollar bill