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Analysis of Trainspoting - Analysis of Trainspoting "Make a close analysis of a film segment you have viewed and describe the use of mise-en-scene and editing." I have chosen to analyse a small segment of the film "Trainspotting". The particular scene I have chosen is called "Spuds Interview" and shows a character (Spud) attempting to appear as if he is trying to earn the placement at a leisure facility. The catch is he is trying to appear to be trying without actually having to get the job and therefore work....   [tags: Papers] 1558 words
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HNC Managing People - HNC Managing People Assignment Responsible for: · Recruitment, selection, training, and development of all staff. · The Management and Leadership of a team of 5 people. · The overall training budget of the Company. · Company Legislation appertaining to HR. Management and Employee Welfare. Duties include: · To produce accurate conditions of service contracts and process instructions for all aspects of salary payments for employee starters and leavers. · To issue accurate pay instructions to organisational pay services, ensuring information is received and processed, chasing queries as and when necessary....   [tags: GCSE HNC Managing People Assignment] 2935 words
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Qualitative Research Evaluation - EVALUATION DATA RESEARCH Qualitative research seeks to answer the “why” and not the “how” of the research project that is being conducted, this is done through a complex system of analyzing unstructured information such as survey’s , questionnaires, interviews, interview transcripts, open end survey’s, focus groups, observations, emails, notes, video’s, feed back forms and photo’s; most of the time a qualitative report won’t depend on statistical evidence alone it must be accompanied by detailed facts and proven facts and not hypotheses or in accurate data, this can lead to misunderstanding of data findings and can through the whole aim of the research project off and waste valuable time....   [tags: Research Analysis ] 1584 words
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Free and Alternative Schools - The previous two chapters defined a question for this study, provided a literary background for this inquiry, and discussed a theoretical framework for this paper. A literature review revealed a fair amount of information surrounding free and alternative schools. However, none of the articles discussed science curricula for schools of this persuasion. Therefore, a quandary arose – how comparable is science education in an alternative school, explicitly the Blue Mountain School, to that of public education when specifically compared to the Virginia SOLs....   [tags: Education, Curriculum] 1110 words
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Leadership Styles: Relationship Between Emplyer and Employee - Introduction Chris Harrison is a self employed contractor. He works out of Newfield New York. He was interviewed on two different occasions about a month apart with the aim of finding out how he felt about his work. During these two interviews a major sociological theme emerged. It was the theme of leadership styles and the relationship between Chris and his workers. Chris believes in treating the men that he has working for him as men. “The rest of them may only be eighteen or nineteen but they are all men in my eyes” (Harrison 2005A)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Marketing Research Tools - Marketing Research Tools Marketing research is important for any organization because it provides value to the bottom line. It is a collection of data, which translates into a tangible asset by implementing the information into active processes. Marketing Research is defined by McDaniel & Gates (2007) as the “planning, collections, and analysis of data relevant to marketing decision making and the communication of the results of this analysis to management” (p. 5). Marketing research serves two key roles in the organizational structure of marketing....   [tags: Marketing]
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Working Conditions for Children in Textile Mills in the Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries - Working Conditions for Children in Textile Mills in the Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries In this essay I am going to write about and explain what working conditions were like for children working in textile mills in the late 18 and early 19 centuries. I will examine and discuss the working conditions at Quarry Bank Mill and compare them with the other sources. The sources are paragraphs containing information about other different mills around England. I will write about the context of the sources, are they primary or secondary, are the sources reliable or biased, do the sources give evidence etc....   [tags: Papers] 2538 words
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Analysis of the Movie, The Insider - The Insider (1999) is a film rife with ethical dilemmas, suspense and controversy. It is based on a true story related to a 1994 episode of the CBS news show 60 Minutes that never aired. The plot puts Dr. Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe) at odds with Brown & Williamson, the third largest tobacco companies in the country. Wigand was fired from his position as Vice President of Research and Development, at which he was instructed to hide information related to the addictive nature of nicotine. The plot takes off when Lowell Bergman (Al Pacino), producer for 60 Minutes, discovers that Wigand has a story to tell....   [tags: Insider Movie Film Analysis] 1442 words
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Roots Run Deep - A home is more than a place, it’s somewhere where you can center your affections and find your identity. Moving to a place from somewhere you consider home can be difficult because of the delay comfort you feel when your old identity gets tested in new surroundings. By conveying emotion with body language, having logic behind her statements, and establishing credibility, Elizabeth Alexander effectively explains her southern identity and how one identifies with a place. I can relate to Alexander in the sense of having to live somewhere long enough to be at ease enough to consider that place your home....   [tags: Culture]
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IELTS Speaking Tips - IELTS Speaking Tips These *IELTS Speaking* tips will make you aware of what is required of you during the speaking interview and what you can do to achieve your highest possible score. Before the interview Your speaking interview will take place at a different time, and probably on a different day, to the rest of the exam. Make sure you understand when and where your interview is to take place. Quite often the location for the Speaking interview is different from that of the main exam. As with the main exam, try to keep your stress levels low by making sure you have everything you need well before leaving for the interview....   [tags: Public Speaking Guide IELTS] 1256 words
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The Confessions of Nat Turner - The Confessions of Nat Turner Throughout history people have published articles and books in order to sway the public to their side. Rulers such as Stalin and Mao used propaganda to keep themselves in power; people such as Thomas Paine used articles in order to start revolution. Thomas R. Gray, author of The Confessions of Nat Turner, had that power when he interviewed Turner. Although The Confessions of Nat Turner is supposedly the words of Turner himself, we have no way to confirm that Gray did not show the information in order to gain greater benefit from it....   [tags: Papers] 909 words
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Business Communications - Purpose: What employers are looking for in interviewing, having proper manners in an interview and some common problems that exist in the interviewing process. I. Two common questions interviewers/recruiters ask: (Source 1) A. Question 1: "Please think about your most significant accomplishment. Now tell me about it."(Source 1) 1. By asking this one question you will discover a wide range of what the employee has actually done and what major roles they played in accomplishing the problem....   [tags: Management] 913 words
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How the Relation of the Camera to the Real is Problematized in The Thin Blue Line and Yuki Yukite Shingun - How the Relation of the Camera to the Real is Problematized in “The Thin Blue Line” and “Yuki Yukite Shingun” Documentary films can include every type of discourse about the real world. The accomplishments of nonfiction film are derived from more than the stereotypical edited interview segment, and recently have been a totality that is useful as much for showing reality as it is for expressing the creative visions of its director. It is possible for the most extrinsic implications to be presented in a way that reflects individual systemics and personal expression....   [tags: Documentary and Propaganda Film]
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Investigating the Way in Which Two Young Individuals Make Self-Descriptions - Investigating the Way in Which Two Young Individuals Make Self-Descriptions This study aims to investigate the way in which two young individuals make self-descriptions and how these may change with age in the context of the findings of Morris Rosenberg’s (1979). Abstract Rosenberg claimed that on the basis of his research younger individuals tended to describe themselves more so on a physical basis whereas; older individuals used character and/or relationship traits to describe the self....   [tags: Papers] 1822 words
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Measurements/Assessments Paper - Measurements/Assessments Paper Instrument, Data Analysis, and Reporting Plan In phenomenological research, the researcher is the instrument, but the data collected through interviews, participant observations, questionnaires, case studies, or focus groups is the actual data source from which the researcher retrieves her information (Patton, 2002). The phenomenological researcher believes that language is the principal avenue through which understanding is formed and communicated, and therefore the meanings of individual experiences can be captured through communication (Patton, 2002; Schram, 2006)....   [tags: Research Methodology]
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Techniques to Improve Recruiting and Interviewing Practises by Managers - Techniques to Improve Recruiting and Interviewing Practises by Managers Recruitment and selection have always been critical processes for organisations. In recent years, there has been growing evidence that the formation of positive psychological contract with employees provides the basis for a positive outcome in terms of organisational commitment and motivation. Recruitment and selection are vital stages in the formation of the expectations that form such a contract, on which, with an emphasis on a two way flow of communication, employees select an organisation and the work on offer as much as employers select employees....   [tags: Papers] 1287 words
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Human resources - Human resources Human resources is concerned with the employees who work for the organisation. Wise organisations regard staff as the most important resources. Other resources include money, equipment, buildings, land and, materials, however, if the employees are not motivated and only do the minimum work that us requires, then all the money or equipment in the world won’t make the business successful. On the other hand if the employees are keen to do their best, are well trained and committed to the aims of the business, them most organisations will be successful, this is why employees or human resources are so important....   [tags: Business Management Studies] 1693 words
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Recruitment and Selection of Company's Workforce - Recruitment and Selection of Company's Workforce The quality and contribution of a company's workforce is the most important determinant and influential factor in the success or failure of organisational objectives. Therefore Marks & Spencer must have an efficient recruitment and selection procedure to ensure the highest quality of employees. This is especially imperative for national retailer Marks & Spencer as the business is operating within a labour-intensive sector of the economy....   [tags: Papers] 1232 words
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News-Seeking Habits - Interview Subject Description The purpose of this interview is to discover how people obtain information about current events and to determine whether people use different sources for types of news. A test subject was interviewed for forty five minutes via Skype and asked a series of questions about his news seeking habits. The subject, a male in his mid-fifties, participated in the interview. Employed as a letter carrier with Canada Post for the past thirty years, he is a Canadian citizen residing in British Columbia....   [tags: The Media]
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Impact of Childhood Attachment and Separation Experiences upon Adult Relationships - Impact of Childhood Attachment and Separation Experiences upon Adult Relationships Abstract This qualitative research was conducted to ascertain if the attachment style a person has as an adult is created or influenced by his/her interactions with early childhood experiences. The research was carried out by means of a thematic analysis of an interview of a married middle-aged couple. The interviews bought the themes of Work, Childhood and Relationships to the foreground and these were analysed to establish if there is a connection in our childhood attachments and those we make as adults....   [tags: Qualitative Research, Qualitative Correlation]
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Recruitment & Selection - Recruitment & Selection One of the most important functions of an organization's Human Resources Department is the Recruitment and Selection of qualified employees. It is important that HR selects individuals with the skills and background that precisely match the requirements of their job opening. In putting the right applicant in the right positions, HR will ensure that the new employee will quickly attain full productivity and contribute to the success of the organization. In this organization there appears to be problem with placing an applicant in a position in a timely matter....   [tags: Management] 642 words
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An Ethnographic Study of Social Change in Amish Society - An Ethnographic Study of Social Change in Amish Society On March 23, 1998, I carried out an interview and field observation to confirm a previous hypothesis on Amish social change and survival. I hypothesized, based on library research and personal experience, that Amish society was not static but dynamic and affected by many factors such as economics and cultural survival. In order to check the validity of my hypothesis I arranged to spend a full Sunday (March 23, 1998), with an Amish family....   [tags: Religion Culture Heritage Papers]
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The Marketing Aspect of Starting a New Business - The Marketing Aspect of Starting a New Business What do I need to do. When. (Date) What Information do I need. Where will I find the information. Alternative Sources. Changes to Plan Action Plan - Fill in 'What do I need to do?' and 'When?' coloumns for Action Plan, Introduction and Market research. In Monday 1st March lesson A plan for each lesson of my project Looking through coursework plan. No alternative sources. Not all finished. 'What do I need to do?' and 'When?' columns not completed for Market Research - Complete the 'What do I need to do?' and 'When?' columns In Wednesday 3rd March lesson A plan for each lesson of my project Looking...   [tags: Papers] 6304 words
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Investigating Two Types of Communication Systems in School - Investigating Two Types of Communication Systems in School Terms of Reference ================== In my coursework I am going to investigating two types of communications systems in the school. These two communications systems are internal communication and external communications. Internal communication in school takes place between the teachers, parents and pupils etc.(people in the school).. External communication in the school takes place between the schools and organizations outside of the school....   [tags: Papers] 3186 words
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acting on the national physical activity guidelines - Acting on the National Physical Activity Guidelines Introduction The purpose of this study was to identify if presenting a sedentary individual with the Australian governments National Physical Activity Guidelines (NPAG) would improve their overall physical activity. There was a structured interview which was conducted at 2 week intervals. The interview assessed the subject current physical activity levels and their willingness to be able to incorporate physical activity into there daily lives while following the guidelines suggested....   [tags: essays research papers] 2357 words
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Personnel Assessment - In today’s competitive job market with all of legal precautions employers must take in the workplace environment, employers face the challenge of attracting, developing, and retaining the best employees. Personnel assessment is a systematic approach to gathering information about individuals (Dessler, 2011). This information is used to make employment or career-related decisions about applicants and employees. Any test or procedure used to measure an individual’s employment or career-related qualifications and interests can be considered a personnel assessment tool (Dessler, 2011)....   [tags: Human Resource Management ]
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Organizational Behavior - When looking at the challenge of turnover within human service agencies, there were many areas for improvement that were observed within the hiring, training, and retaining processes. One of the major flaws is that no concrete systems are in place. A common observation is that people do not take the time to thoroughly interview and train new employees. This research is stating that if the time is taken to implement these strategies, employee turnover could decrease. In addition to more thorough processes upfront, managers need to enrich employee’s jobs as well as provide them with rewards and recognition....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Marital Rape - Society’s view of rape is that it only occurs at night to women in dark alleys by men they have never seen or met before. In reality there are two types of rape in which the victim knows the attacker. One of these is known as Acquaintance rape and the other being marital rape. All forms of rape have long term impacts on the victims, for a victim of acquaintance rape they can feel especially shameful if the attacker was a relative or superior at school or work. For victims of marital rape the assaults can be violent including verbal and physical abuse....   [tags: acquaintance rape, sexual intercourse]
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Capital Punishment of the Innocent Edward Earl Johnson - Capital Punishment of the Innocent Edward Earl Johnson Edward Earl Johnson was put in death row when he was eighteen. A documentary was made when he was twenty-six, called “fourteen days in May.” Edward claimed all along that he was innocent yet he was still executed. The documentary showed he had lived for eight years at the Parchment state penitentiary, Mississippi (death row.) Edward was put to death row for the attempted rape of an elderly white woman and the murder of a white Marshall. The documentary tried to show his innocence, the process of this is what this essay will be about....   [tags: Papers] 1360 words
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Personal Computer System Components - Personal Computer System Components      Can you imagine a world without computers. Computers have changed everyday life in infinite ways that we would have never imagined 50 years ago. Long ago, computers were primarily used to compute numbers and to do word processing. As times have changed, computers have also evolved to help us with our everyday tasks. Nowadays we even use our computers for personal enjoyment by using them for games and finding information on the Internet. One way computers play a vital role in everyday life is a computer that helps manage a nuclear power plant....   [tags: how a computer works]
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Negotiating Initial Salaries, Benefits and Other Perks - Negotiating Initial Salaries, Benefits and Other Perks Most people realize how very important a respectable salary can be in the real world. On the other hand, most people don’t know the first thing about how to effectively negotiate what they are worth to prospective employers. “Most people quickly accept the first offer presented to them” (Martin). The purpose of this report is to address the proper ways to effectively negotiate salary and benefits. Many components are involved in successfully negotiating salary and benefits, such as researching a job’s current market value, your financial needs, your worth, interviewing, and other various aspects of negotiating salary and benefits....   [tags: Papers] 1865 words
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Selection Tools for Hiring - Selection Tools For Hiring The use of good selection tools for a good selection decision, will make all the difference in the kind of employee you hire. That is because of how important it is to choose the right method of selection for the position that needs filling. With a selection method it will reduce the number of applicants applying for the position, and increase the number of candidates with the right credentials and qualifications. There are different selection methods for hiring in different fields of work....   [tags: Human Resource Strategy] 1098 words
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Dangers Of Tattoos - Have you ever been stopped on the street and told that you look like a model. Well, if you have, you know it can be flattering. To be a model is practically every girl's dream. A lot of model management companies prey on these dreams in order to SCAM vulnerable people out of their hard earned money. I worked for one of these companies and after doing research I discovered that most of them are structured in the exact same way. First, I will inform you about how they hire and manipulate talent scouts to recruit "models"....   [tags: Body Modification] 965 words
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Research Methods - (Zikmund, 2003) states that exploratory research should be used to clarify ambiguous problems. Management may have discovered general problems but research is needed to gain better understanding of the dimensions of the problems. This study aims at exploring and delving into the underlying factors of why organisations struggle to attract and retain talent using the employer brand. The challenges of talent management are well known and are applicable to all players, there is a possibility that other drivers are at play and therefore warrant the need to explore....   [tags: Research Analysis] 1048 words
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A Perspective Community: The Anacostia Area - “A Perspective Community: The Anacostia Area” In 1890, the opening of the Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge spanned the Anacostia River to connect the community of Anacostia with the rest of D.C. Since that time, a lot of things in this marriage have changed. Anacostia, then a working- and middle- class area for whites and blacks, is today an almost entirely black community whose struggles with unemployment, welfare and crime. These characteristics are well-documented in the local press; the community, which remained a single-family-dwelling residential area long after apartments came to other parts of the District, is today host to most of the city's public housing and is zoned primarily for mul...   [tags: essays research papers] 890 words
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Discuss Data Gathering And Presentation Skills Of Consultants - Discuss Data Gathering and Presentation Skills of Consultants. Consultants must possess a variety of skills that help to enable them to provide the best advisory services to their clients. Two of the important skills that contribute to their profession and ability to perform the required work are data gathering and presentation skills. Exceptional presentation proficiency is especially necessary because it is essential throughout the engagement. These skills are used to pitch to clients, communicate to the staff especially in the data gathering period, to present their recommendations and persuade their clients to implement their proposal, and also to speak at conferences, workshops and tra...   [tags: Business Consulting] 1006 words
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Critical Review of a Psychology Research Article on Students - Research Issues in Psychology Critical Review of a Research Article Pupils who exhibit gifted characteristics along with another disability are referred to as ‘twice-exceptional students’ (Morrison, 2001; Nielsen 2002). This term is used in the article that I have chosen to review, which analyzes the responses and perceptions through interview, of one particular individual (Andrew) who was identified as being gifted and talented (G/T) and who had emotional and behavioral disabilities (EBD). What the researchers aimed to accomplish through this analysis was a clearer understanding of Andrew’s community and school experiences, as they stated that there was a lack of empirical data focusing up...   [tags: essays research papers Psychology]
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Discussion of the Success of the Evacuation - Discussion of the Success of the Evacuation Source Based "Evacuation was a great success." In this answer I will be exploring sources, which take different viewpoints towards this quote. I will be taking the point of view from the children, the parents, the government, and the host families. For this question I will be using all the sources and information given to me, and my own general knowledge....   [tags: Papers] 1030 words
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Evacuation in the Second World War - Evacuation in the Second World War Evacuation is defined in Collins dictionary as being 'a movement from a dangerous area, especially in time of war'. Surely this is a good solution to the enemies' bombing. It was a fast and effective process, 1st September 1939 saw 1.5million people moving to safer areas. As successful as this sounds many began to filter home within weeks. Homesickness drove some, hard labour enforced by the foster parents drove others, but mothers fetched the majority home by Christmas as no bombing had occurred....   [tags: Papers] 1384 words
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What employers are looking for in a job applicant? - What employers are looking for in a job applicant. Finding a job, whether it is the first, a return to work after years at home, or just another step in the career, is never easy. Most job seekers have a distorted sense of an employer’s priorities in making hiring decisions. Too many applicants put the emphasis on educational credentials and ignore the qualities employers seek with the keenest interest. What do employers look for in job candidates. What impresses them the most. Knowing what an employer wants and expects in job applicants can help them to prepare themselves for the interview....   [tags: essays research papers] 495 words
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Interviewing to Determine if the Individual Has Depression - 1. The primary purpose of the initial interview is to learn about the background of the individual and what some possible causes of the illness are. The initial interview also helps to gather information about the seriousness of the psychological illness, which in turn helps to make a judgment. B) Dr. Eisdorfer is trying to determine why she is there, length of time that her problems have been around, is she has anxiety, what are some of the things that are causing her to feel this way, he is exploring the depth of her problems....   [tags: Papers] 354 words
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Eating Disorders and Alcohol Abuse - Eating Disorders and Alcohol Abuse The relationship between eating disorders and alcoholism has become a widely researched topic only in the last fifteen years. Since 1985, there have been an increasing number of research and case studies substantiating a correlation between these two behavioral and addictive disorders. Alcoholism affects nearly 14 million United States citizens (http://silk.nih.gov/silk/niaaa1/publication/booklet.htm ). The four basic elements of this disease include a craving for, loss of control over, physical dependence on, and tolerance to alcohol (http://silk.nih.gov/silk/niaaa1/publication/booklet.htm)....   [tags: Health Nutrition Papers]
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Business Case - Belton Industries - Belton Industries, Inc. Manufacturer of Toys and Bicycles Selecting Soles Personnel Albert Thompson, general sales manager for Belton Industries, Inc., faced a problem or high turnover of sales personnel. He was led to believe that some¬thing was wrong with the selection process and that the selection procedure should be evaluated. Belton manufactured a wide tine of children's toys and bicycles. Its sales organization consisted of 110 salespeople operating out of seventeen branch sales offices....   [tags: Recruitment Business Employees] 1126 words
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Comparison of Two Pieces of Media - Comparison of Two Pieces of Media Introduction Dr Harold Shipman, a previously trusted family doctor, was found guilty of murdering 15 of his patients, in February 2000. 'The Guardian' newspaper and the 'Panorama' television show both made in-depth reports of these atrocities. Both contained the same information and had the same purpose, but they are presented in completely different ways, and are intended for different audiences. In this essay I am going to compare the different presentational devices used and describe their effectiveness....   [tags: Papers] 1680 words
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Child Sexual Abuse Prevention - Child Sexual Abuse Prevention The purpose of this literature review is to evaluate the information that has been collected in the area of child sexual abuse prevention. From the research studies critically examined, a decision will be made as to what areas improvements need to be made in, in order to adequately outfit children, teachers and child care workers with the skills and knowledge to help prevent child sexual abuse. An exploratory study entitled “Child Sexual Abuse Prevention” was conducted by Michele Elliott of Kidscape Charity for Children’s Safety, London England and also by Kevin Browne and Jennifer Kilcoyne of the School of Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham England...   [tags: Papers] 2002 words
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Transforming 19th Century Poem Maude Clare by Christina Rossetti Into a Contemporary Magazine Article - Transforming 19th Century Poem Maude Clare by Christina Rossetti Into a Contemporary Magazine Article I chose to transform the 19th century poem “Maude Clare”, by Christina Rossetti into a contemporary magazine article by interviewing the characters from the poem as though it were a true story for the audience to read for entertainment. I chose the “Maude Clare” poem because I found it interesting to read and could imagine reading it as a story from a book or from a magazine or newspaper article....   [tags: Papers] 813 words
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The Difference Between Primary and Secondary Sources of Data - The Difference Between Primary and Secondary Sources of Data Primary data is data, which is collected by the researcher themselves. This kind of data is new, original research information. Primary sources enable the researcher to get as close as possible to what actually happened and is hands on. A primary source reflects the individual viewpoint of a participant or observer. Primary sources are first-hand information from a person who witnessed or participated in an event. Examples of primary data are: * Interviews * Questionnaires *Observations Secondary research is using information that has already been produced by other people....   [tags: Papers] 2146 words
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The Social Interaction of a Men’s Soccer Team - The Social Interaction of a Men’s Soccer Team In the field of Anthropology, there have been numerous studies on soccer and the different social plays that the sport contains. Groundbreaking and controversial writings such as Marcelo Mario Suarez-Orozco’s, A Study of Argentine Soccer: The Dynamics of Its Fans and Their Folklore (1982) study the fans and symbolism that surround the game. However, a key element that is often disregarded by anthropologists is the players themselves. Dismissed as the realm of journalists, most studies seem to shy away from the social interaction and symbolism that occurs within the team, and instead focus on how the fans view the game and the games role and sym...   [tags: Anthropology Sports Athletics Essays]
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A New Culture Innovation for Germany - A New Culture Innovation for Germany The German government wants to make 2004 a year of innovation. " We want to see Germany in a leading position with regard to inventions and other innovations in research and technology," Chancellor Gerhard Schröder said in his New Year's address. In an interview granted to the weekly news magazine "Spiegel" Schröder noted that there are too many restrictions on research in Germany. A country such as Germany, which is poor in raw materials and has a wage-intensive economy, can guarantee and increase its prosperity only by making innovative products based on knowledge and competence....   [tags: Papers] 463 words
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The Relationship Between Women and Film - The Relationship Between Women and Film My hypothesis is ‘the representation of women in Japanese action/thriller films and, Hollywood action/thriller films focusing on the Asian genre, are different’. I started my investigation by looking at secondary research; the first being the internet. I used the search engine ‘Google’ which was useful in providing a range of sites focusing on my hypothesis. I started by typing in ‘Japanese representation of women vs. Hollywood representation of women’....   [tags: Papers] 1170 words
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Why Should We Hire You? by Jim Maloney - Why Should We Hire You. by Jim Maloney "Why should we hire you", by Jim Maloney is a brilliant source of information explaining several different variables about the workforce. Jim Maloney's essay explains in detail the four key points that will help us answer his question, "Why should we hire you." The author's first point and question that he makes is, "Why should I be hired?" This question is a every crucial point which when considered in preparing resume and application letters will increase chances in receiving crucial interview opportunities....   [tags: Papers] 397 words
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Benefits of Focus Group Research - Benefits of Focus Group Research Introduction: Focus group research offers the unique opportunity for researchers to perceive an individual, and their opinions, not only in an exclusive situation, but also as part of a group. Within a group there is a wealth of tacit and experiential knowledge from the outset as in the course of most people's lives they will have interacted with other people in group situations. Bryman (2001) refers to the focused interview as the precept for focus group research, 'The original idea for the focus group- the focused interview- was that people who were known to have a certain experience could be interviewed...   [tags: Papers] 4057 words
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sociological methods - Methods As we were interested in attitudes and experiences of our subjects we decided to use a qualitative approach to conduct our study. We wished our respondents to define their attitudes and experiences using their own words and meanings therefore it was considered that quantitative data was not appropriate for such a study. Qualitative study is more in-depth and much less structured than a quantitative approach, generating a greater depth of information (Mason 1996) A semi-structured interview technique to gather our data....   [tags: essays research papers] 985 words
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