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  • Prospect of Democracy in Burma

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    The Prospect of Democracy in Burma The prospect for the development of a democratic state in Burma has recently become a remote possibility. Burma’s military leaders have been holding talks with the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD). The dialogue started while Aung San Suu Kyi was still under house arrest. When she was released in 2002, the international community and the people of Burma expected the process to evolve to the next stage – substantive

  • Prospect Theory And Prospect Theory

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    Prospect theory is a descriptive model concerning the issue of decision making under risk. The theory stated that people tend to made decision by examining the potential gain and loss comparing to reference point and exhibit certain kinds of heuristics and biases in this process such as certainty effect, reflection effect, probabilistic insurance and isolation effect. It also divided choice process into editing phases and the subsequent phase of evaluation, which were modified to framing and valuation

  • The Prospects for a National Missile Defense

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    The Prospects for a National Missile Defense Imagine this scenario: approximately fifteen intercontinental ballistic missiles are unintentionally launched from Russia. The missiles are equipped with several nuclear warheads, and their final target is the United States. The United States already possesses an early-warning system and thus detects the missiles more than twenty minutes before they land. However, even though they can detect the missiles, the United States has no means of defending

  • Zapatista Prospects in a Changed Environment

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    Zapatista Prospects in a Changed Environment 1994, from the depths of the jungle an ill-equipped army of indigenous farmers storms the state capital of Chiapas, Mexico demanding reform and a shift from neo-liberalist policy. 2002, fast-forward nearly nine years to present and the struggle of this rag-tag guerilla army continues, only the global and national environment has changed. With dramatic internal and external shifts, the hope of a resolution favoring these rebels representing the impoverished

  • Homeschooling: Academics, Socialization and College Admissions Prospects

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    Homeschooling: Academics, Socialization and College Admissions Prospects Homeschooling is probably one of the least known and least understood issues in education. Many people tend to think that most homeschoolers are religious conservatives or extremists. However, the truth is that people from all walks of life are joining the homeschooling bandwagon (Ray, 2004). The main misconception is that homeschooled children don’t get the same academic and social education as traditionally schooled children

  • History of Cloning and the Future Prospect of Cloning Humans

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    History of Cloning and the Future Prospect of Cloning Humans In the first article, the author describes cloning as the process of creating a cell, tissue line or even a complete organism from a single cell. He says that the concept of cloning was introduced in 1903 and plants were the first living organisms to be cloned. He gives examples such as trees sending up runners, worms dividing into smaller worms and says that all these are clones. He then explains the various threads and experiments

  • The Evolving Provincial-Local Financial Relationship in Canada, and the Prospects for Municipal Fiscal Autonomy

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    The Evolving Provincial-Local Financial Relationship in Canada, and the Prospects for Municipal Fiscal Autonomy After tracing the evolution of the provincial-local financial relationship in Canada it has become apparent that the trend, throughout history, has been towards greater Provincial control and in turn less fiscal autonomy for the municipality. There has been an increase (due to demand as well as downloading from the provinces) in the functions and responsibilities of the municipality

  • how to sell in a competivite market

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    Advertise! Whether you buy classified ads in e-zines, (magazines on the net,) have kids distribute fliers around your neighborhood, or call 10 people each day, your business won't go without a little publicity. Make sure your ads talk directly to your prospects' most pressing problems. That's a surefire way to get their attention and interest. You have to have pictures and you truly have to tell the customer about the product. First off, you have to ask the prospected customer what he or she is looking

  • Cynthia Theriault

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    innovative, but unproven, market selection process presented by Geoffrey Moore, a well-known Silicon Valley marketing pundit. Boeing (aerospace market) and Syntex (pharmaceutical market) were the first two customers of Documentum. During a prospect meeting with Boeing, Documentum realized that their new product did not have reference material for the customer. Additionally, during the meeting, presenters spoke of the product’s technical architecture instead of telling Boeing what the product

  • Prospect Theory: The Weakness Of Prospect Theory

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    WEAKNESS OF PROSPECT THEORY • Not Readily Expandable : The original paper outlining prospect theory by Kahneman and Tverski importantly noted that the theory was developed for one shot gambles and that any application to dynamic contextual situations must wait for further research on how people react to sequential gains or losses. It is to this research we turn to draw conclusions when applying prospect theory to dynamic situations. • Coding Process Fragility: The entire decision making process

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