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Why Are Youths Attracted To Gangs Analysis of Gangs Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today\'s cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short term the answers are much easier to find. On the surface, gangs are a direct result of human beings\' personal wants and peer pressure. To determine how to
chinese economic reform Chinese Economic Reform Two years after the death of Mao Zedong in 1976, it became apparent to many of China\'s leaders that economic reform was necessary. During his tenure as China\'s premier, Mao had encouraged social movements such as the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution, which had had as their base ideologies such as serving the people and maintaining the class struggle. By 1978 Chinese leaders were searching for a solution to serious economic problems
Cochlear Bionic Ear 1. Issues · Should they increase or decrease the price? · Should they invest in marketing their implant better? · Should they use the extra capacity to launch a children model or a cheaper second one? 2. Background Company In 1979, Nucleus Limited, a local company specializing in cardiac pacemakers and diagnostics ultrasound imaging equipment was chosen to commercialize an implanting hearing devices into the cochlea, or inner ear, invented by the University of Melbourne, Aust
Colgate in Argentina Introduction Colgate was founded in the United States in 1806 and for the first 100 years, its business focus was only there. However, in the very early 1900\'s, the Company began a very aggressive expansion program that led to the establishment of Colgate operations throughout the world. Today, Colgate-Palmolive is a $9 billion company, marketing its products in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Ajax,
Complete Philip Morris Marketing Analysis Definition of Industry Market Concept The tobacco industry consists of many competitors trying to satisfy a specific customer need. Companies such as Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds, Brown and Williamson, and Lorillard hold almost the entire market share in the tobacco industry. While each company has different advertising and marketing techniques, they all target the same customer group. Tobacco companies try their best to generate interest in their particul
India Overview A Brief History of India The roots of Indian civilization stretch back in time to pre-recorded history. The earliest human activity in the Indian sub-continent can be traced back to the Early, Middle and Late Stone Ages (400,000-200,000 BC). The first evidence of agricultural settlements on the western plains of the Indus is roughly contemporaneous with similar developments in Egypt, Mesopotamia and Persia. The Indus Valley Civilization This earliest known civilization in India, t
Marketing to Tweens Marketing to Tweens Our research into the tween market led to many discoveries about this group of current and future purchasers. We looked at statistics, marketing approaches, and responsibilities of those involved with this demographic group. Who are the tweens, what do they like, and how do they spend their time and money were areas where we probably gained the most insight from the research. Other areas looked at included how marketers target tweens, ethical responsibilit
None Provided Table of Contents Article 1: Unchanging China, News Analysis by David Shapinsky, ABC News. 11/20/99 Article 2: WTO Entry Mixed Blessing for China, By John Leicester, Associated Press Writer. 11/21/99 Article 3: The Imperial Dragon, By Terry McCarthy, Time Magazine. 11/29/99 Conclusion Bibliography Article #1 After rather lengthy negotiations between the United States and China, there has been a trade agreement reached between the two countries. China has agreed to enter into the Wo
political environment in international marketing THE POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT: The critical concern Political environment has a very important impact on every business operation no matter what its size, its area of operation. Whether the company is domestic, national, international, large or small political factors of the country it is located in will have an impact on it. And the most crucial & unavoidable realities of international business are that both host and home governments are integral par
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALCOHOL MAKERS Ways of being responsible Companies should examine the issues facing their industry in general and their company in particular, such as the trend to prevent cancer in the smoking industry. Companies should also look at the impacts they have on the community and region [the petrol case]. Doing these two things would keep the company fresh and familiar with trends, as said earlier and changes in the buying environment, which Bennetton could of used in their
tata cars THE COMPANY The Tata Engineering & Locomotive Company (commonly known as Telco), is India\'s largest private sector company in terms of revenues and market capitalisation. It is also one of the 6 largest manufacturers of commercial vehicles in the world. Telco is a part of Tata Enterprises, which is the largest industrial group in India, employing assets of Rs.267 million (US$7.6 billion) in a wide range of businesses including Automobiles, Steel, Information Technology, Telecommunicat
The Benetton Group The Benetton Group The Controversy Continues Problem Identification Benetton, the world famous clothing producer, once again dives into social issues that the United States may not be ready for. The Italy based group is well known for their shocking world issue advertisements that only bear the company logo. In fact, Benetton’s advertisements traditionally do not feature the clothes it sells; only the issues play the lead role. After years of controversy over ads such as AIDS,
turkish banking sector analysis INTRODUCTION The banking sector constitutes the greater part of the Turkish financial system. Banks carry out a great portion of the activities taking place in both money and capital markets. The share of the banking sector in the financial system as of the end of March 1997 was 71 %. Turkey\'s financial system and its banking sector are virtually synonymous as a consequence of the country\'s economic and historical development. There are a number of factors that
WE on the death row “WE, ON DEATH ROW” BENETTON’S CAMPAIGN Since 1989, Benetton officially adopted the trademark, United Colors of Benetton, initiating and formalizing more than ten years strategy to radically transform the face of conventional advertising. In place of the product, Benetton presented powerful and problematic visual images of social issues of universal importance such as environmental disasters, peace, AIDS, terrorism, murder, tolerance of diversity and struggle against racism.
what is markeitng MARKETING-1L1 WHAT IS MARKETING DEFINTION OF AMA: 1-identifing the wants and needs of the consumer and coordinately create products to satisfy these needs profitably and efficiently. 2- process of planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion, place (distribution), ideas, goals and services to create exchanges that satisfy objectives. HISTORY OF MARKETING: PHASE 1: This was the production-oriented period. There were few products and many customers (demand * supply).
Abortion Abortion is one of the most controversial issues in the United States today. One out of every three pregnancies never come to term because a woman has an abortion (Flanders 3). It is understood that a new individual human begis growing in the mother’s uterus at fertilization (“When Does Life Begin”). The term abortion refers to any premature expulsion of a human fetus. Approximately 93 percent of all induced abortions are done for elective, non-medical reasons. In 1973, the Supreme Cour
birth control education Birth Control Education The issue of birth control being taught and/or distributed in public schools is one worth debating. In biology and health classes students are educated in reproduction and sexuality, but not about such birth control methods such as condoms and birth control pills. While parents may touch briefly on the topic, some feel too embarrassed to discuss it with their children or deem it unnecessary. This is a very bad course of action because the world is
FAS On any given day in the United States... 10,657 babies are born. (US Census Bureau). Twenty of these babies are born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Twenty may seem as though it is not a lot, but when you compare it to the fact that this number is more than HIV positive, Muscular Dystrophy, Spina Bifida and Down Syndrome combine it creates a whole new parameter. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a direct result of a woman’s competed disregard for the fetus. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS, hereinafter), is
germ line gene therapy Whether it is referred to by its scientific term syngamy or by the general term conception, the moment a sperm cell unites with an egg cell stirs, both in the scientist and the layperson, much awe and reverence. It is the point at which a new and unique genome is created. To some it is the instant a new person comes into existence. Such a union has been repeated for billions of years since its advent in the first, simple organisms. It is a means by which evolution can
Organ Donation Harry Wilson is one lucky man; even Harry\'s doctors cannot believe how lucky he is. You see, Harry, at age 54, was dying. He had to have both of his kidneys removed, they were failing and he had been on an organ donation list for the past two years without success. Harry\'s children were tested for compatibility but without success. Harry\'s own brothers and sisters were tested for compatibility but still no success. Now you may ask, how in the world could anyone consider Harry W
Ritalin Ritalin The Babysitter of the 90\'s 07/03/2000 Prepared for Nursing 2116 by Tracey Hardin Ritalin (Methylphenidate) is a mild CNS stimulant. In medicine, Ritalin\'s primary use is treatment of Attention Deficit /Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). The mode of action in humans is not completely understood, but Ritalin presumably activates the arousal system of the brain stem and the cortex to produce its stimulant effect. Recently, the frequency of diagnosis for ADHD has increased dramatically.
women and AIDS Understanding the Issues of Women and HIV/AIDS Rachel Seldin, Colgate University, Hamilton NY 13346 ABTRACT: Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) had emerged as a major health problem for women in the United States. Family physicians can play an important role in the detection and care of HIV-infected women. The epidemiology and natural history of HIV infection in women were reviewed. HIV infection is now a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among young wome
alcohol Can\'t find it here? Try Research Assistance alcohol By: Anonymous Alcohol abuse is a very dangerous condition in that it can cause many problems in a persons life and affect many aspects of their lifestyle. Alcoholism (or alcohol abuse) somehow effects everyone\'s life at some point in time; through a parent, a sibling, a friend, or even personal encounters. Alcohol abuse, as a medical diagnosis, refers to a pattern of behavior characterized by excessive alcohol consumption. This consu
Teleeducation 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Tele-education Tele-education has a long history beginning with systems like that for teaching children in Australian Outback, the British Open University and other such organizations. These built on the idea of correspondence courses where course materials are sent periodically by post and augmented the experience with broadcasts either on radio or on TV. The problem of student isolation was addressed partially through techniques such as telepho
1231 The last quarter of the nineteenth century was dubbed the Gilded Age by Mark Twain for its shallowness and corruption in both American society and politics. The most consuming governmental issues at the national level were the tariff, currency, civil-service reform, and government regulation of railroads, but the prevailing sentiment in Washington was to run a limited, laissez-faire government that would foster economic growth. Thus, most actual important political activity occurred at the
1960s The 1960’s were a time of major political and social change. These changes were primarily fuelled by the youth of the time. Their parents had come from life in both the great depression of the 1930’s as well as World War II, and were on a whole more conservative than their children, a fact the younger generation did not like. In the early 60’s the electronic media (Television and radio) became an important communication tool, as opposed to the largely print based media of previous decades.
1984 fact or fiction Since the onset of the United States, Americans have always viewed the future in two ways; one, as the perfect society with a perfect government, or two, as a communistic hell where free will no longer exists and no one is happy. The novel 1984 by George Orwell is a combination of both theories. On the bad side, a communist state exists which is enforced with surveillance technology and loyal patriots. On the good side, however, everyone in the society who was born after
2B The Consumer A new law will probably be introduced into state legislatures which will govern all contracts for the development, sale, licensing, and support of computer software. This law, which has been in development for about ten years, will be an amendment to the Uniform Commercial Code. The amendment is called Article 2B (Law of Licensing) and is loosely based on UCC Article 2 (Law of Sales), which governs sales of goods in all 50 states. A joint committee of the National Conference of C
A Clockwork Orange2 A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess, is a dark look into a frightful future of violence and social control. The story dives deep into such issues as free will, the illusions of “reality”, the morality of ethics, and many others. Burgess fills this horrific tale with satire, numerous puns, and above all: irony. A Clockwork Orange is comparable to George Orwell\'s Nineteen Eighty-Four or Aldous Huxley\'s Brave New World. Burgess presents us with a philosophical message that
A Day to Remember Election 1994 in South Africa A Day to Remember: Election 1994 in South Africa An old woman in South Africa walks along a dirty street, struggles under the weight of her possessions. She is tired and hot, but she pursues her goal. She wants to take advantage of her new privilege before she dies. A busy young man strides down a crowded street in New York City. In his hand he carries a briefcase, which includes some proposals that he plans to work on at home. A short distance ahe
A New Immigration Policy A New Immigration Policy The population of the world is ever increasing. The United States is no exception to this trend. The current population of the United States is 270 million people. This year alone, one million immigrants will enter the United States, whether legally or illegally. Some of those illegal aliens who evade justice for four years or more are granted amnesty, legal forgiveness, and are given U.S. citizenship. Allowing these illegal aliens to remain in t
A Rose By a Vulcan Name Would Smell as Sweet A Rose, By a Vulcan Name, Would Smell as Sweet. Social commentary is dangerous. In addition to risking social and political censure, the commentator must carefully convey the message. In directly addressing a problem, one risks alienating an audience before making one\'s point. If one indirectly approaches said problem, one may appear to lack conviction or a point. Star Trek: the Original Series takes a third path, that of allegory. Unfortunately, as
A Womans Decision A Woman\'s Decision Many people believe that abortion is a moral issue, but it is also a constitutional issue. It is a woman\'s right to choose what she does with her body, and it should not be altered or influenced by anyone else. Abortion has joined the race and war as one of the most controversial issues in the world today. There are many points of view toward abortion, but two fine distinctions are pro-choice and pro-life. Because I feel the decision to abort a pregnanc
aaaaaa Here is the tobacco case study for the marketing ethics discussion: LYING AND TOBACCO Senior Executives Caught in the Ethical Cross Hairs: Shareholder Loyalty or Social Responsibility? Case Development: Shelton S. Bridges, IV & Stephen M. Mounts You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. The Ninth Commandment Exodus 20:16 INTRODUCTION For at least 3,400 years – and probably much longer – scholars, philosophers, theologians, and others have pondered the question of truth. Wh
ABC Analysis ACTIVITY-BASED COSTING: BEYOND THE SMOKE AND MIRRORS ACTIVITY-BASED COSTING: BEYOND THE SMOKE AND MIRRORS Summary The business environment in the 1990s is markedly different from that of the past when conventional cost accounting procedures were established. Activity-based costing (ABC), pioneered in the late 1980s, offered a new costing approach consistent with the changed environment. However, ABC did not diffuse rapidly into the business community. This article demonstrates why a
ABOLITIONISM “ Agitate! Agitate! Agitate!” ( Huggins,180). These are the words of Fredrick Douglass that could represent the way he lived his life. Not willing to accept his life as a slave, he rose to become a great and honorable man that held a voice of influence over the reform movement’s throughout the 19th century. He is one of the American leaders who provided a powerful voice for human rights and racial injustice during this period of American history. Throughout his life he was first and
ABOMB It began in the desert of New Mexico on July 16, 1945, with the first U.S. atomic test called Trinity. The device was comprised of 19,300 tons of TNT explosive. There was an intense light that brightened the distant mountains, a sudden wave of heat, and then a tremendous roar as the shock wave echoed in the valley (Bolt 1). This was the first atomic test recorded in the history of the world. The man who invented the atomic bomb was physicist Albert Einstein. Two months after Einstein\'s in
ABOMB It began in the desert of New Mexico on July 16, 1945, with the first U.S. atomic test called Trinity. The device was comprised of 19,300 tons of TNT explosive. There was an intense light that brightened the distant mountains, a sudden wave of heat, and then a tremendous roar as the shock wave echoed in the valley (Bolt 1). This was the first atomic test recorded in the history of the world. The man who invented the atomic bomb was physicist Albert Einstein. Two months after Einstein\'s in
Abortion1 Many people believe abortion is a moral issue, but it is also a constitutional issue. It is a woman\'s right to choose what she does with her body, and it should not be altered or influenced by anyone else. This right is guaranteed by the ninth amendment, which contains the right to privacy. The ninth amendment states: The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. This right guarantees the right to
Abortion1 Many people believe abortion is a moral issue, but it is also a constitutional issue. It is a woman\'s right to choose what she does with her body, and it should not be altered or influenced by anyone else. This right is guaranteed by the ninth amendment, which contains the right to privacy. The ninth amendment states: The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. This right guarantees the right to
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 16th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. Lincoln entered office at a critical period in U. S. history, just before the Civil War, and died from an assassin\'s bullet at the war\'s end, but before the greater implications of the conflict could be resolved. He brought to the office personal integrity, intelligence, and humanity, plus the wholesome characteristics of his frontier upbringing. He also had the liabilities of his upbringing--he was self-educated
Abraham Lincoln1 Abraham Lincoln was a man who was best known for bolding standing against the difficult problems of his day. Issues such as slavery, negro social and political rights, and saving the Union in a nation based on the Declaration of Independence. Lincoln had many strength as well as flaws. He considered himself a common man and was not interested in his ancestry. Lincoln was a self educated man, who had never had a full year of schooling in his life. But, the 16th President of the U
Absolutism vs Realism Absolutism vs. Relativism Absolutism and relativism are two extreme ethical approaches to reality. While they are both valid and supported by facts, they are very contrasting in their views. Values are what a person cares about and thinks is worthwhile. For example, values can include life, love, religious faith, freedom, relationships, health, justice, education, family and many other things. Usually these values are what provides the passion in a person\'s life, and gives
accounting ethics This paper will discuss the public perception of CPAs in today\'s society, pitfalls that they may encounter, methods to prevent some of these negative behaviors and consequences they may face should they fall short. Most Who Do You Trust? surveys rank politicians, lawyers and used car salesmen at the bottom and certified public accountants at the top. That is because the CPA profession has a squeaky clean image--anal-retentive little wimps who wear thick glasses and cannot ge
ADHD2 Imagine living in a fast-moving kaleidoscope, where sounds, images, and thoughts are constantly shifting. Feeling easily bored, yet helpless to keep your mind on tasks you need to complete. Distracted by unimportant sights and sounds, your mind drives you from one thought or activity to the next. Perhaps you are so wrapped up in a collage of thoughts and images that you don\'t notice when someone speaks to you. Tommy can\'t sit still. He is disruptive at school with his constant talking a
Adolf Hitler4 Adolf Hitler, a strict and cruel man who was the cause of the Holocaust became the leader of the Nazi party. Hitler started off as a calm child in Austria, but as he got older he became more power hungry and powerful in Germany. Adolf Hitler was born on April 20th, 1889 in Braunau-am-Inn, Austria. His father, Alois, worked as a customs officer on the border crossing and his mother, Klara, had previously given birth to two other children , Gustav and Ida, but they both died in their
Adolf Hitler5 Adolf Hitler, a strict and cruel man who was the cause of the Holocaust became the leader of the Nazi party. Hitler started off as a calm child in Austria, but as he got older he became more power hungry and powerful in Germany. Adolf Hitler was born on April 20th, 1889 in Braunau-am-Inn, Austria. His father, Alois, worked as a customs officer on the border crossing and his mother, Klara, had previously given birth to two other children , Gustav and Ida, but they both died in their
Adolf Hitler6 Adolf Hitler, a strict and cruel man who was the cause of the Holocaust became the leader of the Nazi party. Hitler started off as a calm child in Austria, but as he got older he became more power hungry and powerful in Germany. Adolf Hitler was born on April 20th, 1889 in Braunau-am-Inn, Austria. His father, Alois, worked as a customs officer on the border crossing and his mother, Klara, had previously given birth to two other children , Gustav and Ida, but they both died in their
ADOLFO Abstract Sam Walton, a leader with an innovative vision, started his own company and made it into the leader in discount retailing that it is today. Through his savvy, and sometimes unusual, business practices, he and his associates led the company forward for thirty years. Today, four years after his death, the company is still growing steadily. Wal-Mart executives continue to rely on many of the traditional goals and philosophies that Sam\'s legacy left behind, while simultaneously keep
adult Attachment nad Stategic Relational Communication Adult Attachment and Strategic Relational Communication: Love Schemas and Affinity Seeking According to attachment theory, the emotional bonds that infants form with their caregivers serve as the blueprints for the way people view themselves and others and they affect the way people act in their adult relationships, (Bowlby, 1982). John Bowlby was one of the first pioneers to advance on the attachment theory perspective. He was greeted with