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Telecommuting a Supervisory Perspective
Telecommuting a Supervisory Perspective
Telecommuting a Supervisory Perspective Communications and Telecommuting, a Supervisory Perspective Given the recent advances in Technology and the changes this brought to business communications, revolutionary impacts on the traditional workplace are predictable. The modern workplace is truly global in its realm. It is imperative that an organization integrates communication systems that are international in scope. The basic premise remains clear, concise and goal oriented communication. Howeve
The Internet its effects and its future
The Internet its effects and its future
The Internet its effects and its future The Internet: its effects and its future Internet, its effects in our lives and the future of the Internet: The Internet is, quite literally, a network of networks. It is comprised of ten thousands of interconnected networks spanning the globe. The computers that form the Internet range from huge mainframes in research establishments to modest PCs in people\'s homes and offices. Despite the recent hype, the Internet is not a new phenomenon. Its roots lie i
The year 2050
The year 2050
The year 2050 The Year 2050 The year is 2050 and my name is LAME. I currently attend Clinton High School on the outskirts of San Jose. Since the year 1993, no action has been taken to resolve the environmental problems within the US, but third world nations are prospering because they started to preserve their rain- forests. Many US citizens are packing up and heading to Zaire, where large amounts of coal and oil reserves have been found. Although people feel that they will be able to Strike it
Todays car and its effects on the enviroment
Todays car and its effects on the enviroment
todays car and its effects on the enviroment As time approaches the 21st century, the automobile has become our major source of mass transportation. Everything about our culture and society has developed around this necessary form of travel. However, along with this necessity comes the issue of pollution to the environment. These great gasoline powered vehicles have contributed greatly to the impurity of our environment. The two prominent alternative fueled vehicles yet brought up are the Electr
Vegan is the way to go
Vegan is the way to go
vegan is the way to go The greatest of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.(Mahatma Gandhi Quotes) Gandhi said this in his book, The Moral Basis of Vegetarianism, this belief is still valid in today\'s modern society. At the present time in the United States, the concern for the health and well being of animals is drastically increasing. And one of the most substantial indications of this is the increasing number of vegans and vegetarians in our nat
WED and Sustainable Development
WED and Sustainable Development
WED and Sustainable Development At the present rate of development, according to many scientists, the world will reach critical mass sometime within the next fifty years. With these doomsday predictions, many development models have come under scrutiny for their shortsightedness and lack of environmental concerns. Over the past thirty years, those affected most, or more appropriately, those who are being forced to bear the brunt of the negative impacts of these development programs the most, hav
Wetland Preservation
Wetland Preservation
Wetland Preservation Our nation and planet face many problems. Some are of great immediate significance and others we are just beginning to understand the depth of. The preservation of our nations wetlands seems to fit the second category. This paper will deal with what the author considers to be a three part problem. First, defining wetlands, and explaining the controversy that surrounds them. Second, fixing the legal issues dealing with wetland regulation. Finally, learning how to communicate
Why a planner is important
Why a planner is important
Why a planner is important Memorandum To: City Council of Town, State From: Name, Planning Consultant Date: Re: Adding a Town Planner to Your Staff Planning in any town is an important part of the growth, development and sustainability of the citizens and businesses in that town. I believe that your town council could greatly benefit from adding a planner to your staff. Planning suggests a systematic attempt to shape the future. It attempts to link scientific and technical knowledge to actions i
World Trade Organization
World Trade Organization
WTO World Trade Organization The World Trade Organization, (WTO), is the primary international body to help promote free trade, by drawing up the rules of international trade. It has been criticized for being very opaque and not allowing enough public participation, while being very welcoming to large corporations. I do not think that it helps the claims of free, open, and democratic globalization. Criticisms have taken form in many ways, one of which was an enormous protest in Seattle, November
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dfasdf Roots & Shoots Logo Just as this young shoot pushed through the concrete to reach the light, Jane Goodall believes that the strength of young people can make the world a better place. Roots & Shoots in Africa Roots & Shoots members from Richilieu Valley High School present a gift for the chimps at the Fauna Foundation Sanctuary. Roots creep underground everywhere and make a firm foundation. Shoots seem very weak, but to reach the light they can break through brick walls. Imagine that the
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dffgd Whether it be through intensified media attention, or due to the efforts of prominent scientists and other members of society, we have become increasingly aware of the detrimental effects that technological advances in industry and agriculture have on the global environment. However, as Carl Sagan points out in “Pulling the Plug on Mother Earth” awareness is not enough, nor is society’s response to the catastrophic implications of environmental pollution rapid enough. Slowness to implement
Environmental issues
Environmental issues
Environmental issues Herman Belz’s stance on the issue of affirmative action suggests that he is against selective employment. He discusses both sides of the issue, therefore making his argument fairer. He backs up his thoughts by talking with various professionals in the industry of affirmative action. He begins by talking about the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and how it pretty much preached indifference throughout the private employment workplace. He talks about how Title VII states that groups u
Laura purdy
Laura purdy
laura purdy In Laura Purdys essay Are Pregnant Women Fetal Containers? the issue that is dealt with is the relationship between pregnant women and their unborn fetus. She feels that the womans rights to her body should outweigh the rights of the fetus. She argues that pregnant woman are treated like second-class citizens in our society and that medical decisions are placed upon them that are not necessary and unjust. Purdy also discusses the role of the fetus, the moral duty of the mother, t
My Philosophy
My Philosophy
My Philosophy From: [email protected] (Robert Parson) Newsgroups: sci.environment,sci.answers,news.answers Subject: Ozone Depletion FAQ Part I: Introduction to the Ozone Layer Followup-To: poster Date: 24 Dec 1997 20:49:01 GMT Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder Expires: Sun, 1 Feb 1998 00:00:00 GMT Message-ID: [email protected]* Reply-To: [email protected] Summary: This is the first of four files dealing with stratospheric ozone depletion. It provides sc
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None Provided Globalisation and Sustainability: The Importance of Government Sidney Rua Student #: 990129213 Frasier Valentine POL103Y1 April 10, 2000 The world was once vast and unknown. Communication was once dreaded as messages would take exceeded amounts of time from one point of destination to the next. Countries would not know of each other’s affairs for months because the world was large beyond anyone’s imagination. But as soon as technology reared its head the world rapidly became smalle
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None Provided2 Abortion This essay is an analysis of abortion in utilitarian terms. Compared to some writings on abortion, it is very short. And it is short for good reason: utilitarianism really has very little to say on this issue. Intuitionists will predictably take this as proof of the inadequacy of utilitarianism. The utilitarian, however, after noticing the various muddles produced by the intuitionist - the arguments over whether the fetus is a person, whether one person has the rig
Fuure
Fuure
fuure A message From Future Generations . Allen Tough . I have no idea why future generations chose me as their messenger on that sunny Friday morning in Kyoto, as I wandered in the lovely gardens beside the conference center, surrounded by colorful autumn hills. Maybe they had noticed my deep commitment to future generations in my papers and in my book, Crucial Questions About the Future. Maybe they knew how strongly that commitment was influencing my teaching at the University of Toronto. Mayb
APEC
APEC
APEC The question is Can the Canadian government maintain its committment to globisation without comprimising its stand on human rights and why or why not? The answer is no. Canada\'s committment to globalization comprimises it\'s stands on human rights for different reasons. The main reason being APEC. The following paper will ague just that and how Apec is causing many problems in societies all over the world. APEC is a grouping of 18 economies which aims to impose a free trade zone in t
Arab nationalism
Arab nationalism
arab nationalism HARVEY: The global march against child labor was born in a conversation that I had with Kailash Satyarthi-- the very charismatic leader of the move to bring children out of bonded labor in India-- the head of the South Asian Coalition on Child Servitude. KAILASH: We have ample proof that the children are being used as slaves. They are bought and sold. They are tortured. They are confined to workplace. They are not able to leave their jobs. HARVEY: These are kids working in brick
Are voters fools
Are voters fools
Are voters fools Are Voters Fools? Throughout the twentieth century there has been a large debate on the explicit knowledge of the voting public. As unfortunate as it may seem, the political scientists and theorists of our nation have not placed much belief in the knowledge of these people. The voters of America have been criticized in studies and defragmented in surveys as these political theorists try to answer the undaunting question, “are voters fools?” The answer is not one single comprehen
Bush and Gore make me wanna Ralph
Bush and Gore make me wanna Ralph
Bush and Gore make me wanna Ralph Bush and Gore Make Me Wanna Ralph DISCLAIMER: If you are planning to vote for Al Gore in November, good for you. Don\'t let what I\'m about to say change your mind because I\'ve been told by all the experts that if you do change your mind based on what I\'m about to say, George W. Bush might win the election and I certainly couldn\'t live with myself if that connoisseur of pharmaceuticals (the kind you snort up your nose or the kind you inject on death row) won,
Criminolgy
Criminolgy
criminolgy Criminology criminology, the study of crime, society\'s response to it, and its prevention, including examination of the environmental, hereditary, or psychological causes of crime, modes of criminal investigation and conviction, and the efficacy of punishment or correction as compared with forms of treatment or rehabilitation. Although it is generally considered a subdivision of criminology also draws on the findings of psychology, economics, and other disciplines that investigate hu
Enhance negotiating power
Enhance negotiating power
enhance negotiating power Sean Courtney PS 301 Paper 2 How do you enhance your negotiating power? Negotiation: Strategies for Mutual Gain, is an attempt to answer that. Negotiation: Strategies for Mutual Gain, is a collection of key ideas and process strategies about negotiating and resolving disputes more effectively. It is about breaking the paradigm of winning and losing and transforming negotiation into a search for improved solutions to problems. This book is for all people of all careers a
Geopolitics
Geopolitics
geopolitics Introduction Geopolitics is the applied study of the relationships of geographical space to politics. Geopolitics, therefore, concerned with the reciprocal impact of spatial patterns, features, and structures and political ideas, institutions, and transactions. The term \'Geopolitics\' has originally invented, in 1899, by a Swedish political scientist, Rudolf Kjellen and its original meaning is to signify a general concern with geography and politics. However, defining the concept of
Globalization
Globalization
Globalization THE LIMITS OF GLOBALIZATION Nowadays one of the most commonly used terms is globalization. But what does globalization mean? Does it mean dissappearing borders, a common trade unit, no tax in trade abroad, political awareness across the world, or, in extremes, even interfering with other countries\' domestic affairs? In some ways globalization may be useful in creating a common sense of world citizenship, but useful to what extent? What are the possibilities, advantages and risks
Greenpeace The Environments Lobbyists
Greenpeace The Environments Lobbyists
Greenpeace The Environments Lobbyists The greenhouse effect, nuclear contamination, toxic chemicals, oil spills, air pollution, water pollution: these are all issues that affect every single living being on this planet we call home. The environment and issues pertaining to the environment apply directly to the entire world. Greenpeace, an international environmental organization that is dedicated to preserving the earth’s natural resources, addresses these numerous environmental issues through p
Mike Porter
Mike Porter
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North Korea A Dying Nation With Nuclear Capabiliti
North Korea A Dying Nation With Nuclear Capabiliti
North Korea A Dying Nation With Nuclear Capabilities United States Dilemma towards North Korea A dying nation with nuclear capabilities The United States has been presented a dilemma towards its foreign policy with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea). North Korea’s alleged launch of a new Taepo-Dong I missile on August 31, 1998 has heightened American worries and escalated an already tense situation with North Korea. The United States response towards this new missile, which
North Korea A Dying Nation With Nuclear Capabiliti
North Korea A Dying Nation With Nuclear Capabiliti
North Korea A Dying Nation With Nuclear Capabilities United States Dilemma towards North Korea A dying nation with nuclear capabilities The United States has been presented a dilemma towards its foreign policy with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea). North Korea’s alleged launch of a new Taepo-Dong I missile on August 31, 1998 has heightened American worries and escalated an already tense situation with North Korea. The United States response towards this new missile, which
Political parties goal and interest group goals
Political parties goal and interest group goals
Political parties goal and interest group goals One of the Democrats goals is to support abortion rights as a fundamental constitutional liberty for all women. Second, they also oppose eliminating the affirmative action program. Third, they support balancing the budget by 2012. Furthermore, the Demarcate party endorses more charter school and more public school choices. However they do not support issuing vouchers for private school. Therefore, The National Education Association (NEA) interest g
The 2000 Presidential Election
The 2000 Presidential Election
The 2000 Presidential Election Every four years it takes place. Us Americans do it. People fought hard for us to have this right. What is it? It\'s the right to vote. This year happens to be the year of the 2000 presidential election. With what could be the closest election in the history of the United States there are many issues that surround the election. Us Americans are going to vote for whomever we think is going to do the best job of solving these issues. However, before we get to the iss
The Presidential Election of 2000
The Presidential Election of 2000
The Presidential Election of 2000 The Presidential election of 2000 was one of the most controversial and divisive political events in recent history, perfectly illustrating the schism between the two political parties and the almost uncannily equality of these groups. However, this election also showed the nation that although many issues keep these two parties in two distinct camps, an equal number of issues drew very similar responses from the Republican candidate, George W. Bush, and the Dem
Us relations with kuwait
Us relations with kuwait
us relations with kuwait CIA Blue Paper: Kuwait Kuwait is located on the Northwest coast of the Persian Gulf in Southwest Asia. It is bordered by Iraq on the Northwest and North sides, and by Saudi Arabia on the South side. The country’s total area, including the islands of Bubiyan, Warbah, and Faylakah is 6,880 square miles. (Encarta) Virtually the entire country, except for some small coastal areas, is barren desert, with a flat to rolling terrain. Soils are practically nonexistent. The averag
Us vs eu
Us vs eu
us vs eu What does a coherent and unified European community (now known as the European Union) mean to the United States? Is it a threat, a competitor, or a partner? Or is it the three combined together? I think it is the three combined together. Depending on the situation, whether economically, politically, or military, the European Union has acted as a threat, competitor or a partner to the United States. This could be demonstrated using different economic, political and military examples. Fir
Adolescent Depression1
Adolescent Depression1
Adolescent Depression1 Depression is a disease that afflicts the human psyche in such a way that the afflicted tend to act and react abnormally toward others and themselves. Adolescent depression is greatly under diagnosed, and leads to serious difficulties in school, and personal adjustment. The reason why depression is often overlooked in children is because children are not always able to express how they feel. Therefore, teachers should be trained in dealing with depressed youths, and to adv
Albert ellis and william glasser
Albert ellis and william glasser
albert ellis and william glasser Running head: ALBERT ELLIS AND WILLIAM GLASSER Albert Ellis and William Glasser Jerold F. Sowles Webster University - Kelly Air Force Base Abstract Albert Ellis and William Glasser have been in the mainstream of psychological society for over four decades. Both have contributed greatly to modern psychotherapy. The Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) of Albert Ellis and the Reality therapy of William Glasser have endured the trendy world of psychology and in
Alcoholisim and its effects on an individual
Alcoholisim and its effects on an individual
Alcoholisim and its effects on an individual Alcoholism is a “primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. The disease is often progressive and fatal. It is characterized by continuous or periodic: impaired control over drinking, preoccupation with the drug alcohol, use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, and distortions in thinking, most notably denial (NCADD). It’s effects on an individual are an indescriba
Attatchment disoreder theory
Attatchment disoreder theory
attatchment disoreder theory Attachment Theory Attachment or bonding is the developing relationship established between a primary caregiver, usually the mother, and her child. Attachment behaviors begin early in life. This narrow age limit is often called the critical period. This trusting relationship developed in infancy forms the foundation for a child\'s development. If a child has a secure attachment, he will grow up to view the world as a safe place and will be able to develop other emotio
Causes of mental retardation
Causes of mental retardation
Causes of mental retardation Blake Zuckerman 3-25-00 Period 6 English Causes of Mental Retardation In order to be considered mentally retarded, you must have an IQ below 75, have significant limitations in two or more adaptive skill areas, and the condition is present from childhood (defined as age 18 or younger). People can be mentally retarded as all different levels. About 78% of mentally retarded people will only be a little slower than the average person, while in others it is very apparent
Eating Disorders1
Eating Disorders1
Eating Disorders1 In recent history, the idea of feminine beauty has been shifting toward a less healthy, overly thin model. More than 25,000 years ago when humans first evolved, women exaggerated their reproductive organs, like breasts and hips, using fertility symbols. Slim women were not considered beautiful because they did not seem healthy enough to nourish and raise a family, or make it through the winter. Slim women were also considered to be poor, because they could not afford enough foo
Learning
Learning
Learning Learning Styles Throughout our lives, we are faced with many different learning experiences. Some of these experiences have made a better impact than others. We can attribute this to our learning style. A person’s learning style is the method through which they gain information about their environment. Research is going on all over the world to help explain learning styles. As teachers, it is our responsibility to learn about these different learning styles so that we can appeal to ever
Major developmental themes in child development
Major developmental themes in child development
Major developmental themes in child development Major Developmental Themes Is development the result of genetics or the result of the love, guidance and the upbringing one receives? That is a very interesting and personal question. In reviewing Table 4.1 in the textbook regarding where the main developmental theories stand on the six themes in development, it appears that most of the theorists involved believe that both nature and nurture have an impact on the development of the child (Child Dev
Ocuppational
Ocuppational
ocuppational Occupational Stress By: David J. Derro ([email protected]) Opening Statement: This paper will examine some causes and some of the effects of stress on individuals in the work environment. Role overload will be discussed as a major agent of stress at both work and home. Role Underload, Role Conflict, Role Ambiguity will be discussed briefly for comparison. Examples of stress in the work place will be used to illustrate the broad ramifications of stress in the occupational settin
Pschological disorders
Pschological disorders
Pschological disorders Table of contents 1. Memory Mechanism Found At Nerve Cell Connections In The Brain Source: Science Daily Date published: May 19, 2000 2. Drug Psychotherapy Combo Found Highly Effective in Depression Study Source: Science Daily Date published: May 24, 2000 3. Suckling Behavior of Newborn Rats Can Be Manipulated Through Use of Scents, New Research Shows Source: Science Daily Date published: May 29, 2000 4. Study Opens Doors to Significant Changes in Medications for Schizophr
Pschological disorders1
Pschological disorders1
Pschological disorders1 Table of contents 1. Memory Mechanism Found At Nerve Cell Connections In The Brain Source: Science Daily Date published: May 19, 2000 2. Drug Psychotherapy Combo Found Highly Effective in Depression Study Source: Science Daily Date published: May 24, 2000 3. Suckling Behavior of Newborn Rats Can Be Manipulated Through Use of Scents, New Research Shows Source: Science Daily Date published: May 29, 2000 4. Study Opens Doors to Significant Changes in Medications for Schizoph
The Most Effective Treatment For Anxiety Disorders
The Most Effective Treatment For Anxiety Disorders
The Most Effective Treatment For Anxiety Disorders The Most Effective Treatment For Anxiety Disorders Anxiety disorders are becoming a widespread epidemic in America. Each year we spend more than $46 billion dollars, nearly one third of our total mental health bill, treating the almost 20 million Americans affected by anxiety disorders. With these staggering numbers, it is no surprise that researchers and experts are examining many different forms of treatment in order to find more and better wa
Anorexia Nervosa A Complex Disorder Both
Anorexia Nervosa A Complex Disorder Both
Anorexia Nervosa A Complex Disorder Both Anorexia Nervosa: A Complex Disorder Both Psychologically and Nutritionally by Jamie Stone Introduction Eating disorders are a cause for serious concern from both a psychological and a nutritional point of view. They are often a complex expression of underlying problems with identity and self concept. These disorders often stem from traumatic experiences and are influenced by society=s attitudes toward beauty and worth (Eating Disorder Resource Center, 19
Biotech foods
Biotech foods
Biotech foods Genetic Engineering Awareness Week What are you Eating? Campaign for Food Safety and Awareness General Education Honors Project Project Proposal March 31, 2000 Table of Contents Introduction___________________________________________________________ 3 The Project___________________________________________________________ 3 Significance___________________________________________________________ 4 Evaluation____________________________________________________________ 5 Team Budget___
Black footed ferret
Black footed ferret
black footed ferret Introduction: In the past three decades very few endangered species have been restored to viable populations. The black footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) was believed to be the most endangered mammal in the united states. It is a small mink sized carnivore of the Great plains and intermountain basins The ferrets appear to be obligatory predators on the prairie dogs and once occupied a range essentially identical to that of the prairie dogs. They prey on them and also use their