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expanded into motor vehicles industry during the 1930's. After WWII, the company suffered again but survived later when Herbert Quandt took over the control in 1959. The company rapidly grew considerably and reached a market value of nine billion U.S. dollars in 1979.'(BMW 2006, Corporate)However, it was still small compared to the big U.S. automotive manufacturer. Profits continued to grow up quickly. By 1995, BMW had (34) wholly owned subsidiaries,(14) in Germany and (20) around the world, BMW is not only a car maker; they are one of the world leaders in motorcycle production, aircraft engines, in addition to marine engines. BMW has a long history of providing the best engineering possible
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in between. Automobiles are also great because they can get you places fast, especially in an emergency. Automobiles do not just provide quick and easy transportation; they can save lives as well.
The impact the automobile industry has on the economy makes it great in itself. Four million people have jobs directly from the automotive industry, and millions more who are indirectly employed by the Industry. In the article, “The Automotive Industry: Economic Impact and Locational Issues,” states that these jobs are well-paying jobs with good benefits. The automotive industry also has linkages to many other important industries, which makes the automotive industry have a huge role in the economy
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IB2090 Marketing Seminar Week 4 Case Study
Volvo – Putting the Vroom back into Sales
Volvo became one of the most successful automotive brands for its parent Ford Motor Corporation. When Ford bought Volvo, they bought not only a successful brand and a unique culture, which has never been forced into being just a Ford subsidiary. Volvo maintained independence but benefited from platform sharing, shared research and development, and combined buying power. However, sales for Volvo in 2008 were dramatically down by 18.3% in 2008, and sales were continuing to underperform in 2009. Volvo is a relatively small car manufacturer with less than 1% market share of 62 million cars sold worldwide
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control, synchronized engineering, and lean-production methods are few of the attack that has been employed by domestic manufacturers and suppliers top reserve competitiveness. Many of these schemes have reduced inputs at the production stage and bring about better production as well. Life-cycle management (Kainz et al., 1996) and design for environment practices (Ford Motor Company, 1998) are beginning to be used in the industry to meet regulatory and internal environmental goals.
The automotive industry's product (the vehicle) is also significantly regulated. Succeeding the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries oil ban that realize tripling of oil costs in the mid 1970s, the
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fine. The seatbelt along with the airbag saved her from any serious harm. She is still dazed as she looks over to her two year old, expecting more screaming. Nothing. Nothing happens. She shakes her little girl and realizes that something is drastically wrong. Mica is dead.At last count, this scenario has happened 31 times. How many more times does it have to happen before the automotive industry does something about it? Children are not the only victims, though. Small women and the elderly have also been killed as a result of airbags. The time has come to ask ourselves, 'Do airbags really work?'First off, most people feel that airbags are a great safety device. They let people walk away from
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pre-recession high, and the number of licensed drivers has grown with the population. These factors should allow for growth in domestic light vehicle sales.Source: Business Insider
Comparable Companies & Operational Strength
While the above two points make the case for the resurgence of the automotive industry, it must also be determined what makes GM stand above the pack. From a comps perspective, GM looks favorable in comparison to the other five largest auto manufacturers. They have a strong EV/EBITDA multiple that sits nearly 13% below the average. To the value-oriented investor, GM presents an attractive bargain with its Price/Tangible BV ratio of 1.9. This comes in more than 15% lower
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many different ways. Cobalt- 60 is used commonly for sterilization of spices and foods before they are distributed. It is also used for the sterilization of single use medical supplies such as syringes, implants, gloves and gauzes, sterilization of biological based products and sterilization in the automotive industry. Since Cobalt-60 is naturally unstable, it emits two gamma rays which provide the energy to sterilize objects. The gamma radiation which is emitted from Cobalt-60 effectively kills bacteria and other pathogens without affecting the original product.
Cobalt-60 is also used in simple industrial practices like levelling devices and testing the thickness of gauges. It is also used
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material that is completely environmentally friendly. This essay will focus on the material used in the automotive industry.
The creation of completely environmental friendly material is a task that is very difficult to accomplish especially when we take into consideration the issues with the creation, the assembly and finally the use of these materials. This essay will firstly discuss the improvements targeting the creation of environmental friendly cars that have been done in the automotive industry. Secondly, we will demonstrate that even though the improvements were actually relevant, they don’t guaranty the creation of such a material.
Improvements brought on electrics cars and ultra low
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atmosphere when incinerated and can concentrate in the ash produced by the combustion process.There are two types of batteries; the dry-cell, and wet-cell. The type that I will be concentrating on are the dry-cell batteries and more pacifically the alkaline and zinc-carbon (9-volt, D, C, AA, AAA), mercuric-oxide (button, and some cylindrical and rectangular) varieties due to the fact that they are the most commonly used and also due to the context that most students don't drive and have no need for car or other automotive batteries.CollectionAny one who wants to help the environment can help me help it by sending all their used dry-cell batteries to one of the many bins for each type of battery in
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Toyota Corporation is planning on establishing a new business unit in the automobile industry. Toyota is looking into the hybrid vehicles versus the standard gas vehicles. Toyota understands the need for vehicles; however we are at the mercy of other countries to supply the United States with the amount of gasoline Americans consume. Therefore instead of looking at other ways of obtaining gasoline Toyota has redefined their vehicles to be dependent upon electricity.
The hybrid vehicle concept has been around since November 23, 1905 (Hybrid.com), which indicated an electric motor would augment a gasoline engine. However, the vehicle acceleration was from zero to the 25 miles per hour in
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contract. I am also interested on “Sales and Consumer Protection” because commercial transactions happen in our daily life and as customers, we can protect our rights after learning this topic. Therefore, in this learning summary, I want to introduce “Sales and Consumer Protection” (chapter 16), “Negligence” (chapter 5), and “Contract Law” (chapter6, 7, 8, and 9).
Sales and Consumer Protection (Chapter 16)
After learning “Sales and Consumer Protection,” I can know what kinds of consumer protection legislation protect myself and figure out more about the relationship between buyers and sellers.
Newspaper Examples 1
· Dealer Management System, Inc. V. Design Automotive Group, Inc.
In 2000, Design
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products and services to satisfy the customers, each company has to come up with their own production system due to its important in making the business move forward.However, Japanese Production System is considered as the most successful system among global markets. In this term, Japanese Production System means the system of manufacturing process resulting in products which come from the use of resources or existing of production factor, and this production system have been invented by Japanese people. According to this, Japanese is well-known in an automotive industry. Therefore, I would like to analyze and compare the production system of two big Japanese automotive industries; Toyota and
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best practices, and other needs relevant to potential customers who serve in a management role within small or large organizations that may be bogged down by processes, bureaucracy, or technical experts with little leadership experience.
Future of the Company
Consulting is a fast-paced, evolving industry. In response to this climate, We Can Do It Consulting will offer other services, including facilitation and requirements analysis in the future.
To provide quality services to our clients that will help their companies prosper and grow.
Rebecca Champ — owner, primary consultant
Guy Champ — business manager/sales
Sophie Roberts — account
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services.1993 was a watershed year in GM's drive to return to profitability and reassert industry leadership. Reflecting a major improvement in North American Operation as well as strong earnings from International Automotive Operations, the corporation earned a total of $2.5 billion representing an $11.1 billion turnaround in North American Operations from 1991, a dramatic and gratifying turnaround after three straight years of staggering losses. Intensified efforts in the areas of customer focus, product quality, global sourcing and advance purchasing, lean manufacturing, communization of processes, systems, and parts, and integration of global resources yielding results in 1993. Clearly
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-business consulting and services especially for the manufacturing industry. Another news comes from Ford named ¡®Daman and Trilogy Help Drive Ford's Online Success¡¯ (Source2) which stated that ¡°working to enhance and extend the process of online car purchasing, Trilogy Software and Ford Motor Company recently teamed up in a unique Internet joint venture. This new business entity then tapped Daman Consulting to provide the customized technology solution that would move Ford's e-commerce success into the fast lane.¡±Before we research their business models, I would like to give some background of these two corporations.The history of BMW could
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; automotive services, such as car rentals and repairs; miscellaneous repairs; the lodging industry; personal services, such as laundry, cleaning, and garment services; and motion pictures.
There are five areas of the services division that are deemed at least minimally counter-cyclical-that is, they gain jobs more quickly during a recession than in normal times. Health care services are the most counter-cyclical, gaining jobs rapidly during an economic downturn. This is likely due to the nature of this industry; health care is unaffected by recession because consumers see it as a necessity rather than something that can be used less often depending on the economy. Moreover, because much of
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absolutely sure that the product fits their needs and that it will be available when needed at the right cost. Therefore, many companies enter into long-term contracts, build relationships that enable buyers and sellers to plan jointly, and work to secure for both companies.For example, BASF is a world leader in carpet manufacturing. General Motors is constantly looking for ways to make cars and truck less expensive to manufacture, as well as increasing the value delivered to consumers. BASF and GM work together with Gaskell plc (British carpet manufacturer) to improve the quality as well as the looks and life of automotive carpets. Note that the relationship extends from BASF to Gaskell to GM
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OSCM 4080 – Case Study
28 February 2019
This case details how two leading companies in the automotive manufacturing industry, Toyota and Honda, develop close-knit and sustainable relationships with their supply base. These two companies have outperformed and outscored their competitors for years due in large part to the strategy they have implemented to build relationships with their most important suppliers. The supplier-partnering hierarchy outlines the major components of this strategy and will be summarized in this paper.
The first step in developing positive relationships is to take the time to gain a detailed understanding of how suppliers operate. By making this
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Corporation, 2001. Your Industry, Automotive. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on July 8, 2005 at: http://exxonmobil.com/Siteflow/Industry/IndustryPage_Automotive.aspGeoffrey, Inc. 2002-2005. Company History. ABOUT"TOYS"RUS, INC. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on July 8, 2005 at: http://www2.toysrus.com/about/Seitel, Fraser P. 2004. Part one Evolution, chapter 1. What is Public Relations?Wal-Mart. 2005. Wal*Mart Always Low Prices. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on July 8, 2005 at: http://www.walmartstores.com/wmstore/wm
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order cycle: from marketing and sales through production and planning, sourcing and procurement, installation and service, and finally financial recognition.INFOR ERP Solutions - Financial Management (FM) accounting software for manufacturing industry. The price range for INFOR is $2000 - $100,000, using operating systems for Windows2000, UNIX, Windows XP, Linux, Windows2003, IBM operating systems (Comparing top 16, 2007). INFOR according to 2020software, 2007 has solutions from industrial equipment and machinery to automotive and electronics from biomedical to fabricated metals, food and beverage to consumer packaged goods, precision tools and beyond, from selling and sourcing to production
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Business Solutions to Inventory FunctionsDuring a brief span of 14 years Riordan Manufacturing has grown from a small plastics research and development firm to a multinational plastics manufacturing power. Riordan has expanded their operation to multiple manufacturing and distribution points across North America and China as a result of this growth. Riordan now services over 32 customers of varying in size, including automotive parts manufacturers, aircraft manufacturers, the Department of Defense, appliance manufacturers and bottle bottlers. Enabled through a series of acquisitions, an excellent product line, and aggressive sales, this growth has enabled Riordan to increase market share
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' waterways (Reed, Shedd, Morehead & Corley, 2005).To protect the populace, government has put in place laws and regulations that these corporations have to abide by.Environmental regulations are perhaps the most stringent of governments' regulation of business. The government enforces large technology investment demand on industry for regulatory compliance. However, the penalty for not complying with the regulations or a single act of recklessness can be far greater (University of Phoenix, Week Three, rEsource. Enterprise Risk Web site)Facts:Alumina Incorporated is a four billion dollar aluminum manufacturer, operating globally in eight countries around the world. With 70% of its sales
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administration of the country, causing a lot of instability. From 1955
when president Juan Domingo Peron stepped down from the government until he came back on
October 1973, there were ten different presidents, out of which five were Military governments.
Since the 1950s the country had adopted an economical model of self-sufficiency. President
Peron “promoted” the national industry to produce most of the goods it needed by “protecting” it with
severe restrictions to import, but the production processes they used stayed in the past to become
obsolete compared to the ones of other nations. This outdated production was of far inferior quality
than the production abroad, and the country suffered
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society. Whereas reform is essential, it should not contribute to losses to an organisation. Difference in beliefs, values, demographics, and culture all mould the atmosphere in which individuals work; while someone finds a task interesting, another may find it unsatisfying (Krahn et al., 2011). An example of this culture difference is the Canadian and Japanese automotive industry. The Total Quality Management (TQM) model has been used in Japan and was tested in the Canadian branches of Toyota and Honda. This model revolves around the idea of the managers and workers working together to improve both the quality of the product, customer satisfaction, necessary job redesign, and places
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systems of essential funds whilst continuing to dole out massive subsidies to large corporations so they may compete in the open market and submit to this global culture. The automotive industry and the textiles, clothing and footwear industry both stand out from others for their high level of assistance. Further allies of the anti-globalisation debate insist that the influence of multinational corporations has produced a model for people based on a form of cultural homogeneity. They imply it relies on economic inequality, social authoritarianism, the control discipline inherent in contractual employment or mass unemployment and worse, it promotes an ecological instability based on the
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Strategic Management 2014-2019
TMA03 Walmart around the world
To what extent can Walmart’ s competitive advantages be transferred into international spheres?
Based in Bentonville, Arkansas, Walmart Stores, Inc. was founded in 1945 by Sam Walton and is now one of the largest retailers worldwide. It operates stores in a variety of formats, such as supermarkets, discount stores, warehouse clubs, and online properties. Its product offerings are wide-ranging: automotive accessories, food and beverages, cosmetics, clothing, and housewares. Walmart’s strategy is to be the low-cost leader among mass merchandisers. It operates on a scale unmatched by any of its competitors
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industry. In Autumn of 2007, venture capitalists
APOLLO(New York) bought Australia owned Thomas Nationwide Transport, TNT and a
few months later, acquired a US based Eagle Gate Logistics (a freight management firm), the
both companies were renamed CEVA Logistics.
Ceva has combined storage of more than 8million Sqm.
7th largest air Freight Company in the world.
Ranked in the top 10 largest ocean freight forwarders.
Handling customs clearance in 600+ ports.
Today Ceva is a full service transport and logistics company (cevalogistics.com,2016). Its
head office is in Hoofdoorp, Netherlands.
Ceva Logistics services are divided into
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Ernest Hemingway’s Hills like White Elephants
The short story Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway is a story about a man and woman who are sitting at a bar at a small train station somewhere in Spain. They seem to be having a heated conversation about a mysterious “operation”. The author never explicitly says what the issue is between the man and woman, but it can be assumed it is about a huge and personal decision they have to make because of the literary devices the author uses. Throughout the story the author hints at what the mysterious operation really is. Hemingway uses symbolism, setting, and imagery to convey
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Prof. Tamara O’Callaghan
5 May 2017
Walter Freeman and the Invention of the Lobotomy
In Steely Library’s digital archives, one of the postcards from the Gilliam family collection is entitled Western Kentucky Asylum for the Insane, Hopkinsville, KY. The postcard dates back to 1915 and portrays a beautiful building, complete with red bricks and white columns. Many of the insane asylums around this time were built similarly, but even their picturesque exterior could not hide the horrors which occurred within. Insane asylums built in the early to mid 1900s were still getting on their feet, and many of them encountered problems with patient care early on
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When I was a child, my late father and I would spend every moment of the summer season on
the sparkling white sand of the beach near our home. We would dance, kicking up the shiny
surface so that the droplets glimmered like diamonds in the sunlight. We would lie on our backs
and stare at the sky, until the swirling clouds began to take on our imaginative shapes mingled
together by our fantastical minds. We would grip imaginary weapons and fight, thrusting swords
like the most violent of fantasy pirates. These unforgettable days went on and on, a never ending
cycle of blue skies, imprinted forever in my mind. My earliest memories are filled with images
of my father in these
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other sectors in New Zealand that face similar challenges, to perform physical tasks that are increasingly dangerous for humans. In forestry there is a growing shortage of skilled workers, and increasing costs for regulatory compliance (Bayne & Parker, 2012). Forestry employees have mostly responded to robotics in their field positively, seeing it as a natural progression of industry mechanization. However, many reported suspicion that robotics could replace the full value of having a person in the forestry environment (Bayne & Parker, 2012). This attitude, of appreciating the practical purposes of robotics for manual tasks but remaining suspicious of robots completely replacing humans, is
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A review of “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”.
In the article “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”, Indigenous affairs editor, Fitzpatrick (2017) presents the socioeconomic situation of the Aboriginal people, using the views of the former prime minister’s advisor, Josephine Cashman. Miss Cashman pointed out that the promises made to the indigenous people, presented in the Mabo case, had not been fulfilled accordingly after the year 1992. Many indigenous people still have inadequate housing, poor health, restricted education and lower average incomes. About 25 years from the Wik decision, many Aboriginals were classified under the
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Annie Shepherd-Barron, Luxmoore
Comparison Between the Portrayal of Tom Buchanan and Jay Gatsby in Chapters 1 to 6
Fitzgerald purposefully portrays Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan in contrasting ways to emphasise the variety of money within the American market, during the era in which the novel is set. A major difference between the two men is ‘new money’ and ‘old money’, where Gatsby represents ‘new money’, but Daisy and Tom represent ‘old money’. The contrast between the two comes down to where the money originated from; "Old money" families have fortunes dating from the 19th century or before, have built up powerful and influential social connections and tend to hide their wealth and
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Boston Pizza is a Canadian fast food restaurant, which began in Edmonton, Alberta, on August 12, 1964. The restaurant had begun operations on 17 different locations in western Canada by 1970. In 1968 a royal Canadian mounted police officer Jim treliving noticed the growing popularity of Boston pizza and he bought the rights to start a restaurant in British Colombia. He was the first franchisees of Boston pizza.
At present, Boston Pizza operates over 380 locations in Canada. The company’s business extends to the United States and Mexico.in 1984 Boston Pizza makes a big appearance on the world stage as the official pizza provider for Expo '86 in Vancouver, B.C. this expo helps the
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Sioe Liang Ngeow ( Caden )
15 June 2017
Wisely Use Of Social Media
In the era of modernity, the application of technology is already inevitable, especially the use of social media. Social media such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have come into widespread use globally. As we all know, Mark Zuckerberg, as the chairman and chief executive officer of Facebook is ranked as one of the top ten wealthiest people in the world. The success of Mark Zuckerberg can directly show that the amount of people who use Facebook is numerous. As the use of social media has become increasingly popular, it brings both the good and the bad effects to our society. However, I believe that the
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Evaluate each expression when y = 6.
1. 7 – y = 2. y – 3 = 3. 6 + y = 4. y + 2 = 5. y – 2 =
6. y – 1 = 7. 7 + y = 8. y + 8 = 9. 3 + y = 10. y + 4 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 4.
11. y + 5 = 12. y – 7 = 13. 2 – y = 14. 7 – y = 15. 9 – y =
16. y + 6 = 17. 6 – y = 18. y – 5 = 19. y + 4 = 20. y + 9 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 8.
21. y + 5 = 22. y – 8 = 23. 2 – y = 24. 6 – y = 25. y – 1 =
26. y – 9 = 27. 4 + y = 28. 1 + y = 29. 9 – y = 30. y + 4 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 1.
31. y – 8 = 32. 2 + y = 33. y – 2 = 34. y – 4 = 35. 6 – y = 36. y – 6 =
37. y – 5 = 38. 4 + y = 39. y – 9 = 40. y – 3 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 7.
41. y + 4 = 42. 3 + y = 43. 2 – y = 44. 7
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the growth of computer technology over the last fifteen years or so, the home automation industry has taken off.
· In 2012, the estimated value of the home-automation market was around $3.6 billion.
· Smart-home device sales doubled the following year, with 1.8 million new system installations nationwide.
· Some analysts expected 12 million new residential system installations in 2016 and an estimated overall market value of as much as $16.4 billion by 2019.
Today’s home automation systems make it easy for you to use your smartphone or tablet to control the lights in your home. You can switch on your lights and set them to an appropriate brightness, all while you’re away or
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COM 263: 18FA5689
9 September 2018
My Personal Culture
The Hispanic culture has different values, beliefs, and traditions. Family is highly value. Family is a close-knit group and the most important social group to gather in any events or special days. The Hispanic “family unit” includes not only parents and children but also grandparents and extended family. Individuals within the family have moral responsibilities to help other members of the family experiencing financial problems, unemployment, health conditions and any other life issues. They show the importance placed upon relationship within their family extending a hand in good times and
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History Research Paper
November 30, 2017
US History II 106-01
How 9/11 Impacted Our Population
History is the study of past events. Within history many major events have occurred that has change the equilibrium we know of today. If we look back as recent as the events of September 11, 2001 we can speculate that many bodies of government, personal ethical issues and dynamic peace we lost within our economy and everyday lives. Many things took an impact either directly or indirectly. Many factors that contributed that changed the way we view or progress within our economy is the continuation of ongoing wars, airport surveillance, immigration, general surveillance
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14 september 2017
Be your true self
Fredrich Nietzche once said “The individual has always struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the the privilege of owning yourself.” In my opinion, I believe this quote is true. Many people feel like they have to be a certain way for society to like them. When in reality, they want to be true to to themselves, but they are fearful of judgement.
Growing up as a “gay kid” wasn't exactly easy. During my childhood I was not accepted for who I was. There were days when I would walk into class and nobody would want to sit next
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Brown Vs The Board of Education Background Information Expository Essay
The Plessy v Ferguson, the Supreme Court Case that stated although colored and white people were separated, as long ad the facilities were equal, it was constitutional. Now, people know that isnt the true because a lot of the colored facilities weren’t equal. Over 50 Years later a new cases, which consisted of five separate cases that were combined into one that is known as Brown v The Board of Education, had a chance to right the wrongs of segregation in the south.
Segregation was a bus part of everyday life for all Americans, colored and white alike. Linda Brown falls into the category of a colored school age
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The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention
This theory is actually an extension of an already established theory with the name of Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention. The basic postulates of this theory outline that no two countries will probably engage into war if they are part of the major supply chain. Friedman presented the example of Dell because it runs one of the major global supply chain networks in the world.
This theory basically outlines that due to economic inter-dependence of the countries with each other, it is hardly a chance that these countries will actually engage into war. Global organizations maintain a diversified and well-oiled supply chain in order to ensure a
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In my visual representation I have reflected how the play Taming of the Shrew examines the theme of 16th century ideas about gender with a representation of rose being trapped by a cage to symbolize Katherine being trapped into marrying Petruchio without having a choice because she is a female and her purpose in Shakespeare era was to become a wife.
The rose with large, sharp thorns in my visual representation symbolizes Katherine as she does not obey men and physically harms them to get what she wants as even though she is pretty and has high status she has a dangerous, sharp personality. The colour of the rose represents her love, passion and anger as she has many layers much like the rose
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Genetic engineering is also called genetic modification or GM. It involves modifying the genome of an organism by introducing a gene from another organism to result in a desired characteristic.
How has genetic engineering worked until now, and what are the limitations?
Generally it uses what’s known as a bacterial vector. In simple terms, you take the stretch of DNA you want to insert into an organism – say, for example, the DNA that makes a carrot produce vitamin A. You insert it into a bacterium, usually agrobacterium tumefaciens, and you introduce that bacterium into the organism you want to modify, say a rice plant. The bacterium acts as a delivery mechanism, inserting that stretch of
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Danlizelle van Heerden
Student number: 53789199
Assignment 2- ENG2602
Unique number: 856150
QUESTION 2 : PROSE
I suggest that there is a very clear racial prejudice amongst the characters in this passage and that their
morality of rasicm also comes into play when decisions that may count againt them comes into play, the
times are also clearly not the same as things are now.
The words “Negroes” and “niggers” in the passage given tells us that this extract is from the historical era
that dates back to 1948 to the early 1990’s (Apartheid years) where whites and blacks were not seen as
one or as equals. It also plays off in a town where people are against black people. When reading the
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ENG COMP I
17 September 2018
Cause and Effect Essay
There are always reasons that things happen. Some of the things that happen in life are the effects of our actions and choices. An example of this is completely tearing my MCL. Looking back on my injury I realized that there were causes and effects to the tearing of my MCL.
The first cause is that I had already hurt it the year before and practiced even though it was still hurt. After going back and forth to the doctor for six months about my knee, he said I could slowly get back into practice. The doctor told me not to play on it unless I had no pain when exercising. If I did I would most
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I woke up to my alarm clock around 8:30am, the third of the five alarms I had set. I turned the alarm off and looked around my room. Nothing had changed in the three days I had been in bed. My fan continued to blow cold stale air in my direction, just hard enough to cause my hair to move. A heart shaped sandwich that my mother had made two days before sat untouched on my dresser. It was staring back at me, almost begging me to get out of bed to eat it. However, I knew I wasn’t getting up, not even if I wanted to. I had not been out of bed since I got back from the doctor’s office. I thought about the appointment I had as I glanced at the pill bottle I was given, which still sat unopened next
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In Class Argumentative
In developed nations such as the United States, polite phrases and etiquette such as “Nice to meet you” or “How are you?” are friendly and useful for small talk, but they are completely empty of true meaning and goodwill due to centuries of repetition, and should be avoided as they are a waste of words and breath if a person does not truly mean it.
Common phrases such as “please” and “thank you” have lost their meaning. They act only as the default frame of conversations, but they have no substance or sincerity. The origin of certain etiquette such as saying “goodbye” or “farewell” to guests is the ancient Nordic value of hospitality. Guests were seen as a test sent by