Essays Tagged: "factors affecting"

A journal analysis of health and nutrition related issues of elderly individuals, compared to those of young children.

Nutrition 125, Assignment #33/20/03Journal I: Factors Affecting Nutrient Intake of the ElderlyDietary studies often allow us to determine an adequ ... lthy diet which fulfills the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA). They allow us to realize crucial factors which play important roles in our daily intake of nutrients. However, the daily intake of va ... onducted by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) 1989-91, there appears to be a number of different factors that directly show cause for the alarming rise of health risk in elderly individuals, linked ...

(6 pages) 254 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Kmart Corporation.

KMART CORPORATION - ANALYSIS ON THE EXTERNAL FACTORS AFFECTING THE FIRM'S COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE AND THE INTERNAL RESOURCES AND CAPABILITIES CRITI ... ties in response to the challenges in the industry. This essay will attempt to analyse the external factors affecting Kmart's competitive advantage in the industry using Porter's Five Forces Model for ... ion of how its internal resources are structured and utilised to address these competitive external factors.THE NATURE OF BUSINESSAn overview of the nature and conduct of Kmart's main businesses is es ...

(6 pages) 547 0 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


What are the major factors affecting the autonomy of foreign subsidiaries, and the ways that head offices control them, ... ge internationalised organizations differs among different organizations. To be specific, the major factors affecting the autonomy of foreign subsidiaries are forces for global integration, forces for ... trade barriers and low product weight/value ratio, and stable group of global competitors are other factors encouraging companies to gain global integration.Local responsiveness requires companies' ab ...

(7 pages) 547 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The factors which affect the time for one full oscillation of a pendulum.

the factors which affect the time for one full oscillation of a pendulumAn investigation on the factors ... omplete oscillation of a simple pendulumIn this investigation I aim to discover and investigate the factors which affect the time for one complete oscillation of a simple pendulum. It is important to ... ccupy a given position.I am going to do a simple preliminary experiment to investigate which of the factors I test have an effect on the time for one complete oscillation. The factors basic variable f ...

(9 pages) 54 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Listening Comprehension: Aural processes and Listening Comprehension Strategies in Second Language Learning

ntenance of various social relationships (Van Duzer, 1997). The listening process involves numerous factors that include such things as the personality and learning style of the learner and the gramma ... ning comprehension. This paper will describe the steps involved in aural comprehension; address the factors affecting listening comprehension and then outline the factors that should be taken into con ...

(7 pages) 244 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

What factors might be preventing working class children from choosing to go to university?

the lower socio-economic groups are stillUnder represented at university.Question:Why is this?What factors might be preventing working class children from choosing to go to university?In the final es ... education. Throughout this essay the structure, the shake-up of the education system, the different factors affecting the behaviour towards university and, in what ways the current Labour Government a ...

(6 pages) 54 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Motivation, stress and anxiety in sport

Motivation is one of the main psychological factors affecting sports performance; it is one of the most important aspects of competitive perform ... perform better.Achievement motivationThis suggests that different people are motivated by different factors, when we are presented with choices our decisions will be influenced by our level of perform ...

(4 pages) 112 0 2.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

What factors affect the demand of mobile telephone products?

IntroductionThis project is about analysing the factors affecting the demand of mobile telephone products. The case study that will be included is t ... s into teenage fashion.ConclusionFrom the information gathered and put forward above, the following factors can be seen to be the main factors affecting the demand for mobile phones:*Cost, to the cons ... a market with only a few sellers. As a result, the few sellers can operate prices and other market factors to their advantage. This also gives the appearance of a cartel or price-fixing agreement in ...

(8 pages) 253 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Factors affecting seed and seedling vigour

Factors affecting seed and seedling vigourSeed vigour is a term encompassing the sum total of those ... the properties of vigorous seeds (Argerish & Bradford, 1989). Low vigour adversely affects such factors as optimal emergence, stress resistance and uniform growth of emergent seedlings (Patrick et ... in the field. There is a need to identify for each species and geographical area the environmental factors which are likely to influence field performance. This is essential to make it possible to de ...

(9 pages) 46 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Factors affecting the resistance of a wire

Factors affecting the resistance of a wireIntroduction:Resistance is a force, which opposes the flow ... the atoms of the wire. These collisions slow down the flow of electrons causing resistance.THE FOUR FACTORS THAT AFFECT THE RESISTNCE OF A WIRE ARE:1. LENGTH OF WIRE2. THICKNESS OF WIRE3. TEMPERATURE4 ... ctrons will have a longer distance to travel and so more collision and friction will occur.VARIABLE FACTORS:The factors that I am going to vary are the length of the Nichrome wire and adjust the varia ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Investigating circular motion

INVESTIGATING CIRCULAR MOTION 11/3/04AIMTo examine some of the factors affecting the motion of an object undergoing uniform circular motion, and then to determine ... n is a result of the gradient being equal to mg/M, as v" = r mg/M, in our experiment all these mass factors were controlled and kept constant ie 18.49 gram bung was used and 50 or 100 gram mass was us ... cillations rather than ten in this manner any time measuring error would be minimised.CONCLUSIONThe factors affecting some of the objects undergoing uniform circular motion were examined. The quantita ...

(4 pages) 98 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

An Investigation Into The Factors Affecting Osmosis

dent variable (things you change), the thing that I will be changing in this investigation into the factors affecting osmosis, is the concentrations of the solution that helps me to investigate osmosi ... larger surface area and will osmosis much more quickly.2: Use the same potato. This is because many factors due to the potato may affect the experiment. For example the age and sizes might be differen ...

(14 pages) 72 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Factors affecting the stretching of springs and rubber bands

Aim:To investigate the factors affecting the stretching of springs and rubber bandsScientific Knowledge:Before doing the ex ... e applied will be in grams but will later be changed to Newton's. To make this experiment fair many factors need to be considered. The factors that need to be kept constant are the height at which the ... doing this I will be able to compare how much weight the different materials can withstand and what factors affect their strength by looking closely at the inter-molecular bonds within their structures.

(7 pages) 62 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The catalytic decomposition of Hydrogen peroxide

Factors affecting the catalytic decomposition of Hydrogen peroxidePlease refer to the additional fil ... tional files for tables/graphs.Aim- The purpose of this investigation is to investigate how certain factors affect the catalytic decomposition of Hydrogen peroxide. I will investigate the effect of al ... ossible to see the effect of only one factor (here, the concentration of Hydrogen peroxide if other factors are altered). This means that the experiment has to be easily reproducible; i.e. it must be ...

(13 pages) 102 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Strategic analysis automobile industry

ons will be made to BMW about any opportunities or possible threats there are in the car market.Key Factors Affecting BMWThere are many factors that are affecting BMW's current situation (see Appendix ... tuation (see Appendix 1,2,3 and 4), however the focus in this section of the assignment is the main factors from each of the analysis that have been completed.The following information was collected u ...

(26 pages) 976 2 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Factors affecting operational planning

Factors affecting operational planningIn this day and age planning is key to any business startup, e ... s startup, especially during these tough economic times. As we prepare a plan for any business many factors arise including the strengths, weakness, opportunities, threats and trends in any business p ... es, threats and trends in any business planning. Let's explore deeper to analyze the very important factors.Strengths: Internal positive aspects that are under control and upon which you may capitaliz ...

(5 pages) 196 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


on does take place in a one-way process but the results are always known. One of the very important factors affecting successful integration is the anti-hejab law. From the Islamic point of view the h ... are not supported by the state are sometimes forced to get rid of some of their important religious factors including the hejab. Soheila Sharifi tells the story on how when she was a young girl playin ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Analyse the government and market forces that create differences in income.

rmined the price of labour or the wage levels and the quantity of labour or employment levels. Also factors affecting supply and demand influence the income difference.The occurrence of differences in ... a result, some employers are more willing to offer higher pay to them than those with lower skills.Factors such as the output of the individual firm, general economic conditions, the productivity of ...

(3 pages) 63 1 1.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


otential employees- the attraction of applications from suitable applicants.The aims of recruitment.Factors affecting recruitment are the framework imposed by legislation, and the fact that no organiz ...

(10 pages) 322 0 4.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

SMC Five-Year Forecast.

ears evident that retaining high employees is problem that the SMC Corporation must remedy. Not all factors affecting turnover are under SMC's control, SMC does have considerable bearing on those that ... anization has effective staff at all times.It is then pertinent to incorporate one of the essential factors for successful recruitment - job analysis and job design. This activity should be responsive ...

(17 pages) 349 1 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies