Essays Tagged: "Houston"


sources. I got most of my information from the Internet.I discovered a large acupuncture clinic in Houston and contactedthem over the phone. I never really realized that acupuncture wasused so much i ... orse,this is known as the rebound effect.The clinic I got most of my information from is a clinic inHouston. They specialize in Acupuncture Therapy for diseasesand conditions such as acute and chronic ...

(2 pages) 74 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Biography of Barbara Jordan: Political Activist

Barbara Jordan was born on February 21, 1936 in Houston, Texas. She had 2 sisters, and her parents were Reverend Benjamin, a Baptist minister, and A ... en. After saving enough money, she moved her firm to the Fifth Ward, an African American section of Houston.In 1966, Barbara ran for the Texas Senate and won the Democratic Primary with over 60 percen ... t "I wanted them to see me first-hand and not just read about this great thing that had happened in Houston. I wanted them to know I was coming to be a senator, and I wasn't coming to lead any charge. ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Analysis and Reaction regarding the Enron Case

l commodities, and provided financial and risk management services to customers worldwide. Based in Houston, Texas, Enron was formed in July 1985 by the merger of Houston Natural Gas and InterNorth of ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

The Astrodome - The First Domed Stadium

conditioned domed stadium for football and baseball; a construction feat that would put the city of Houston on the sports map.There are several factors that determine how and where a stadium must be c ... ommodate a domed stadium. The land for this stadium was acquired by a Judge Roy Hofheinz, a wealthy Houstonian political figure. Hofheinz had the dream of building a stadium that would bring major lea ...

(9 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Changes of Cultural Roles and Practices in Immigrant Communities.

ged by these forces.The men of the Totonicapan Maya community are the family members who settled in Houston first to find jobs, and the rest of the family followed later in stages. Many male immigrant ... Many men came from rural areas to San Pedro to sell their produce and artisan products. Settling in Houston the Mayan men were not able to transfer their skills, because the labor demands in Houston a ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Airlines boost prices as Hurricane Rita nears.

Residents seeking to flee Houston by air before Hurricane Rita roars into town are finding that only costly last-minute seats ... till available.Continental Airlines on its Web site yesterday was offering coach seats one way from Houston to Dulles International Airport for as much as $1,937. Searches of the travel Web sites Side ... arches of the travel Web sites SideStep and Orbitz turned up one-way and round-trip flights between Houston and the Washington area on various carriers from $300 to $624.Airlines set aside only a cert ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

ANOVA Testing

d States. These centers are located in Adel, IA, Ceres, CA, Birmingham, AL, Elkhart, IN, and two in Houston, TX. The primary ranking instrument for each service center is the total sales dollars tabul ... sales orders processed by the service centers each month.Birmingham and the two service centers in Houston all have similarly high sales dollars and process a high volume of sales orders each month. ...

(5 pages) 289 1 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Andrea Yates

Andrea Yates was born on July 2, 1964 in Houston, Tex. She graduated from Milby High School in Houston in 1982. She was class valedictorian, ... cer in the Nation Honour Society. She completed a two-year pre-nursing program at the University of Houston and then graduated in 1986 from the University Of Texas School Of Nursing. She worked as a r ...

(4 pages) 63 1 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Is 360-degree feedback little more than a passing fad?

ee Feedback: How to Leverage Performance Evaluations for Top Productivity. Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, TexasWood R., Allen T., Pillenger T., and Kahn N. (1999). "360-degree feedback: theory, res ...

(2 pages) 93 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Bedroom to Remember!

During the summer of 2004, my best friend, Amanda was forced to leave Houston and move to Englewood, Colorado. Amanda became extremely upset because she did not want to l ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Apollo 13

d praying that the men came back home safely. A week had past and nothing had changed. Back home in Houston, the crew did everything they could think of to save the lives of the three men. Another day ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.3 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


McMurtry and Toth both describe their experiences of two different pastimes in "Drinking in Houston," and "Cinematypes.". McMurtry explains the differences between types of bars and clubs whil ... is use of classification allows him to make a clear contrast between the "hierarchy" of the bars in Houston. Toth also differentiates between going to the movies with each companion by using separate ...

(3 pages) 1749 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Air Quality In Houston

portant to us and our future generation. This topic is very serious because over the last few years Houston has been rated the #1 polluted city in America also known as, "The Smog Capital of America". ... r society. In the following paragraphs I will be discussing. The major concerns with air quality in Houston, the effects it has on our society, description of the different air pollutants and their ca ...

(5 pages) 20 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Americas' Prescription Drug Crisis

nd method of incineration. Laura Brannen, an executive at Waste Management Health-care Solutions in Houston, TX, had this to say concerning incineration of pharmaceutical waste, “That’s the ...

(8 pages) 65 1 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Agfunds Case

INTRODUCTIONAgfunds is a financial services company based in Houston, dedicated to providing account¬ing services for farmers and farmer-owned cooperatives. ... inees, and is now one of AgFunds regional district managers. Cynthia, recruited by Peter Jones, the Houston-based regional vice president who oversaw eight southern districts, was expected to revive t ...

(2 pages) 344 0 1.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Business Influences

erce, which will help the economy greatly.Smith Systems Consulting has had the legal counsel of the Houston, Texas law firm of Gauby & Noone, L.L.C. ever since 1996. One main reason this company u ...

(9 pages) 141 0 3.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business Marketing Communication Plan

ntertainment, and 34% percent of the population are Christian, Coffee Break would greatly profit in Houston and a large percentage of Chris. However in Brazil, 44% of the population is Catholic and ma ... the coffee house's viability.Coffee Break will advertise in the newspaper and periodicals like the Houston Chronicle, The Greensheet, and Brazilian Beat to reach the older aged individuals. The compa ...

(6 pages) 123 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Adult Development and Behavior

ica Encyclopedia. (13) 390-391Knowles, M. (1984). The Adult Learner: A Neglected Species (3rd Ed.). Houston, TX:Gulf Publishing

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Business Corruption

hese ethical methods are unsuccessful, corruption and fraud become more powerful.In the case of the Houston, Texas energy giant Enron, the norm was not sufficient. United States Senator Byron Dorgan s ...

(10 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Bonding and Attachment

01), Bonding and attachment in maltreated children: Consequences of emotional neglect in childhood. Houston, TX: Child Trauma Academy Press.Risman, B.J. (1986), 'Can Men "Mother"? Life as a Single Fat ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays