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Since the early 1990s, changing perspectives on Affirmative Action have resulted in inquiries into the nature of college admissions protocols and their legal ramifications. Colleges and Universities nationwide have struggled to recruit and retain students of color while also addressing claims that Affirmative Action-directed admissions policies constitute reverse discrimination. This 50 page paper reflects ...

This 13 page paper considers the stages of construction and commission regarding a new building. The stages and the tasks are considered. The paper then considers the implication of alterations after the design stage has been completed. The biography cites 10 sources.

The Big Ten Conference

  • 34 page paper

A 34 page research paper on The Big Ten Conference, its history, state purpose, etc; The writer discusses administrative accessibility, enrollment, and various changes that have occurred over the years. Of particular concern are the conference's rules, regulations, & by-laws. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 70 page paper discussing methods of starting a business. Small business is responsible for more than two-thirds of the jobs in this country, and as the big corporations continue to streamline their operations and shift from a purely national to a global focus, the economic contribution of the entrepreneur is expected only to increase ...

A 45 page paper that discusses the importance of business plans within the structures of existing companies as well as a part of the process of developing a company. This considers the impact of business plans on two companies, with consideration of the popular literature on the topic. These two businesses, one a ...

This 67 page paper is an in-depth study that examines the hypothesis that ethnic Chinese businesses are successful in the UK. The success of the businesses is measured against other ethnic minority businesses. Measurements used are non financial as the businesses tend to be small businesses with self employed owners. The different influencing factors are ...

This 40 page report style paper looks at the attractions of e-commerce to a small business and argues that despite many pull factors, the advantages to most small businesses will be outweighed by the disadvantages. The paper outlines many different aspects of e-commerce and trading on the internet in order to formulate a strong ...

70 pages in length. Graduate level research / Model Thesis. The Researcher's Personal Perspectives On And Basis Of Her Personal Interest in Working With Seriously Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents. Includes case studies and diagnostic evaluation. Bibliography lists more than 50 cited sources.

Business and Ethics

  • 51 page paper

This 51 page paper looks at the role of ethics in business and how it is perceived. The papers seeks to answers two questions; 1. To what extent do companies heed ethical guidelines? 2. To what extent do the public believe company information regarding ethical issues? The paper starts by looking at the way strategy ...

This 33 page paper is a continuation of and the last two chapters of another document, PGldr67.rtf. The paper presents data analysis, which begins with an explanation of how historical research papers are analyzed (mostly by summarizing the major points included in the literature review). The limitations of the study are again identified, followed by ...

This 27 page paper examines the issue of waste management in the Austrian construction industry. The paper is based on the hypothesis that implementation of waste management strategies will result in improvements in the environment including minimisation of resource use depletion, decreased energy usage and reduced pollution and that businesses in the building industry can ...

This 44 page paper examines corporate legal and governance in the UK and Pakistan. The paper looks at the legislative environment fist. The paper looks at the role of the law and argues that there are commonalities but in Pakistan there is a greater emphasis o the law as establishing and setting the standards for ...

A 40 page research paper on the Communications Decency Act, various laws of the European Union concerning censorship on the internet, and legal cases related to various issues. The writer details the law in the United States regarding Freedom of speech and the Internet, the Communications Decency Act and the recent court battles over its ...

This 29 page jurisprudence paper considers the quote " key concept (perhaps the key idea)in contemporary political, moral and legal philosophy is that of rights". This is examined with consideration of the basic foundation and purpose of the law, the role of liberalism and the way it has influenced and is influenced by the Human ...

A 60 page paper that provides an overview of diplomatic immunity as it applies within the United States and for United States citizens in other countries. This paper reflects upon cases against diplomats having committed crimes in the United States, reflects upon the history and purpose of diplomatic immunity, considers the problem of abuses ...

This 52 page paper (not including the table of contents) examines the positions of ownership risk and title under English Shipping law. The paper starts with by examining the purpose of the bill of lading before considering the current legislation under which action may be taken, including the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992 ...

This 50 page paper examines the management and public legal pillars of European Central Bank (ECB) and US Federal Reserve (The Fed) contributing to their credibility and independence in regards to decision making. The paper focuses on the public management policies used by the ECB and the US Fed in achieving credibility and independence that ...

A 6 page paper that provides an example of Chapter 1 of a dissertation or thesis. The sections included are: the problem, problem background, literature review, purpose of study, hypotheses, limitations and delimitations, definitions, and the importance of the study. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Investors are impacted when a major company, such as Enron fails due to inventive, creative or manipulative accounting supported by the corporate governance environment. This 50 page paper considers if changing the regulatory environment, as attempted in the US with the introduction of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, will either prevent or give early ...

Confederate Major Henry Wirz has had his name soiled throughout history as the man responsible for some horrendous war crimes (mostly at Andersonville) during the conflict between North and South. In fact, he was the only Southern official to be executed for such crimes at the conclusion of the Civil War. In this 40 ...

A 40 page thesis on five plays by this well-known American playwright -- Death of A Salesman from the 1940s, The Crucible and A View From The Bridge from the 1950s, After The Fall from the 1960s, and A Ride Down Mount Morgan from the 1990s. After analyzing the four main types of female characters ...

This 50 page paper looks at the role and importance fo communication in Primark. The paper is based on work supplied by the student, which has been edited by the writer with further pages added. The paper looks at different communication within then workplace, communications theories with the theory applied to Primark. The bibliography cites ...

This 20 page paper considers the evidence that regulatory capture is present in the telecommunications industry in India. The paper has three hypothesis; he first is that the default scenario for any regulated, former monopoly, industry will be one that gravitated towards regulation capture. The second hypothesis is that regulatory capture was always more ...

This 30 page paper, including a 6 page annotated bibliography is an outline for a project of care for the elderly. The writer explains why the subject is important and then looks at the subject of holistic care for the elderly including communication, nursing care with the aim of maintaining independence and improving quality ...

This 5 page paper looks a the way a problem of poor communication in the workplace was identify and research questions developed using the process of problemitization. The process of problemitization followed by the application to the research issue. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

A 40 page paper that provides an overview of the essential elements of both lecture methods and computer assisted learning and then supports the contention that computer assisted learning provides a more applicable educational process for instructing nursing students. Bibliography lists 75 sources.

This 50 page paper examines outsourcing and its implications for the information technology sector. The paper starts by defining outsourcing and then looking at the motives underpinning the reason why it occurs. The paper then looks at how this should occur in reality an how outsourcing should support, directly or indirectly, any competitive advantages of ...

This 18 page paper looks at how and why knowledge creation is important in the marketing environment. The paper shows how information does not equal knowledge and to become knowledge it needs to be in format that facilitates value creation for a company. The paper then considers the use of loyalty schemes, as pioneered by ...

This 3 page paper looks at the way in which a questionnaire written in English may present some problems if it is applied to a sample with a large proportion of individuals who speak English as a second language, or have a potentially low level of comprehension. The paper is written with specific reference to ...

This 13 page paper look at research to consider the ways in which the airline industry in the UK should be marketing their services. The paper has a short introduction and the main part of the paper presents some realistic, but fictitious quantitative and then qualitative research, first using written surveys and then with the ...

This 25 page paper looks at the subject of green logistics, considering how and why firms adopt strategies which reduce polluting emissions, what motivates the change and the barriers to adopting green transport polices. The paper is written in the style of a dissertation, with an introduction to the problem, hypothesis statement, in depth ...

This 23 page paper examines the potential for a part-time University education sector in the West African country of Ghana. The paper argues that the economy has reached a state which makes this viable, and explore this hypothesis by looking at the economy of the country and then at the provision for university education within ...

This 30 page paper provides an overview of the issues related to the use of standardized testing in elementary education to determine grade retention and the implications. This research study asserts that the use of standardized testing, including the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to determine whether children go on to the next ...

A 60 page research study that outlines the benefits of learner-based educational programming when compared with information-based or "old-school" curriculum. This paper correlates the current literature to the findings of a research study that outlines outcomes related to the two different teaching styles. Bibliography lists 30 sources.

This 5 page paper looks at 2 longitudinal studies, and outlining their contents, the way the statistics are used, the tests which have been incorporated and what they are trying to prove, the studies are A Longitudinal Study of Adult Life Experiences and Developmental Outcomes by Sharan B. Merriam and Baiyin Yang and Gender, gender ...

A 25 page research paper which discusses the gender inequality among male and female students. The paper includes in-depth literature reviews and survey results. A 25-question informal survey is also included with the results thereof. An overview of student and teacher responses. A table of contents is included -- subheadings are ...

This 27 page paper examines the impact of spending decisions by a developing country's government on the performance of the economy. The first part of the paper considers how and why government spending is incurred and has to increase in developing countries paying particular attention to the way government expenditure has occurred in China. The ...

This 26 page paper is an in-depth examination of the construction industry in India and how the industry can can become more efficient and competitive. The paper conducts the examination using a detailed PEST analysis looking at the political, economic social and technological influences. The major impacts are seen as the government policies and culture ...

This 3 page paper provides an overview of a pre-test/post-test measure utilized to assess the impacts of healthcare reform on psychiatric mental health. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 19 page paper is a research project undertaken to assess the potential negative health impact on night shift workers. The paper starts with an introduction, justification for the study and recognition of constraints, before presenting in-depth literature review looking at existing studies considering the impact of shift work on health issues such as ...

104 pages in length. The extent to which mental illness reaches into the recesses of contemporary society is both vast and far-reaching. That millions of people with various stages of mental illness continue to exist as functioning members within today's global community speaks to the notion that mental imbalance is even more prevalent now ...

This 65 page paper is an examination of the way sustainable healthcare financing may be created and maintained in Zambia. The history and development of healthcare and universal healthcare is assessed, the problems, benefits and implementation issues are all examined, the way financial sustainability may be gained is considered and research is simulated to ...

A 70 page thesis supporting the hypothesis that hospital information systems technologies have created the need for increased focus upon confidentiality and security. The writer provides examples such as the UCSF Medical Center, and demonstrates the ineffective application of training and protocol that could support a breach of patient rights in their IS processes. Bibliography ...

This 66 page paper examines the issues influencing the British and Swedish decision regarding potential membership to the European single currency. The decision to join the Euro is not only economic, in addition to the many advantages brought by a reduction in barriers, such as the elimination of transaction costs and exchange rate risk and ...

This 33 page paper considers the impact that deregulation of the civil aviation industry within Europe has had on this well establish company that was dominant in a former oligopoly. The paper considers the impact of deregulation on the industry, and then specifically on British Airways due to increased competition as a result of ...

A 40 page research paper which examines in detail the British and Japanese parliamentary systems. The writer demonstrates that the two systems have many similar charactertistics as well as some signficant differences which stem largely from the fact that the Japanese Constitution was written not by the Japanese, but by American Occupation forces after World ...

This 70 page paper is an examination of the potential to increase the level of concrete recycling in the UK. The full length dissertation includes an introduction, aims and rationale. An in-depth literature review is undertaken to assess the need for more recycling, how it may take place and the uses for recycled concrete. The ...

A 40 page research paper which examines in detail the British and Japanese parliamentary systems. The writer demonstrates that the two systems have many similar charactertistics as well as some signficant differences which stem largely from the fact that the Japanese Constitution was written not by the Japanese, but by American Occupation forces after World ...

This 70 page paper is an examination of the potential to increase the level of concrete recycling in the UK. The full length dissertation includes an introduction, aims and rationale. An in-depth literature review is undertaken to assess the need for more recycling, how it may take place and the uses for recycled concrete. The ...

This 28 page paper sets out to consider the proposition that lawyer operate in the public interest. The paper starts this by defining the role of the lawyer, which includes the UK definitions of both barristers and solicitors. Following this the meaning of public interest is discussed with reference to different perspectives, and the ...

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