Essays Tagged: "Initiative"

Citizen Participation and the Roadless Areas Initiative (This may also fall under 'Forestry')

ersial of these rules pertains to 'roadless areas' of the NFS. Commonly known as the Roadless Areas Initiative, it restricts road building and development in approximately 58.5 million acres of invent ... y 10, 2001 a preliminary injunction was granted that effectively halted the rule .The Roadless Area Initiative has inspired heated debate between environmental groups, business, and other interests, a ...

(6 pages) 114 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Women, Men, and Competiton

or the attention of women. Women encourage this. Every time they passively wait for men to take the initiative, or reject nurturing men in deference to domineering men, they sustain the dynamic of dom ...

(4 pages) 103 1 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A paper on patriotism

the majority of the people felt this way so there were no laws against slavery and nobody took the initiative to try to make a change, it was just the thing to do.Now, in the 20th century, you could ...

(1 pages) 67 1 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Was perestroika doomed from the outset?

r than it being a failed programbefore it was even implemented. Perestroika or restructuring was an initiative, in whichthe fundamental pillars of its being were glasnost and democratisation, two thin ... ed to be restored.The way in which Gorbachev attempted to do this may have lead to the idea that theinitiative was doomed from the beginning. Gorbachev's economic reforms in somerespects were both na& ...

(4 pages) 55 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Internet article review: the Department of Defense recently sent a proposal to Congress requesting a single-round of base closures to better use scarce resources.

ound of base closures to better use scarce resources. This proposal called the Efficient Facilities Initiative (EFI) amends and improves the former Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) legislation. The ... .The benefits of incorporating economics in the decision making process of the Efficient Facilities Initiative are obvious but are going to be difficult to achieve. Only through reinvesting the limite ...

(3 pages) 160 1 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

What is the Problem in Today's Leadership?

ivate Victory has three named habits starting with "Be Proactive". This means a leader must take an initiative and be responsible for him or herself. Taking initiative does not mean you have to be too ... traits for leadership. The first two traits are Drive and Desire to lead. Drive means leaders take initiative and Desire to Lead is the willingness take responsibility. These fall relatively in the s ...

(9 pages) 770 2 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

" The move to a process enterprise should be connected with an overarching strategic initiative" Assess this statement in light of current developments in Information Systems.

is as follows;" The move to a process enterprise should be connected with an overarching strategic initiative"Assess this statement in light of current developments in Information Systems.Recent adva ... d evaluate why the move to a process enterprise should be connected with the 'overarching strategic initiatives' of the firm, followed by some reasons why firms fear to align their processes with thei ...

(11 pages) 332 0 2.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Chemistry of Beer

minors [including young chemists]. Now this writer asks, with all this beer being consumed has the initiative ever been taken to enlighten others on the chemistry behind this enjoyed yet [stresses] d ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Team Building

hat may occur from working in a team are: lower production, confusion about assignment, and lack of initiative. Lower production can happen when the group feels that some are doing more than others. T ... on within a team. Confusion about assignments can cause parts of a project to not get done. Lack of initiative often occurs because people in a team think that others will finish what they do not. The ...

(2 pages) 272 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Internet Needs a Dot Kids Domain.

e for minor children of age 12 and younger.Various pro-family groups fully endorse and support this initiative. For example, those at the National Law Center for Children and Families can wholehearted ...

(2 pages) 31 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Bankruptcy of Our Natural Resources.

ral resources of old-growth forest. That protection has been cut by President Bush's Healthy Forest Initiative, which includes thinning of overgrown forest in the effort to protect all forestland from ... f old-growth forest open to forest-thinning projects as well. Environmentalists are worried by this initiative. Thinning old-growth lumber will greatly reduce the natural ecosystem. Economists are wor ...

(7 pages) 118 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


ENT"Empowerment is a concept that gained popularity in the 90's and is set to continue as a popular initiative in the 21st century. It is a managerial ideology in it's own right as well as being used ... in the 21st century. It is a managerial ideology in it's own right as well as being used with other initiatives and strategies such as business process reengineering, total quality management and the ...

(2 pages) 156 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Federalism: Do States Have the Right to Restrict Illegal Immigration?

cent of the nation's illegal immigrants are in California. In November 1994, Californians passed an initiative, Proposition 187, cutting off some health and social services, including access to public ... nd social services, including access to public education to illegal aliens and their children. That initiative was put on "hold" by a federal court, but the vote helped set the stage for a national de ...

(3 pages) 134 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Personal Goals

d be transiting from place to place for no apparent reason. Personal goals are what our motivation, initiative, and our direction stem from. My personal goals play a big part in my everyday life on wh ...

(3 pages) 347 2 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Brief Introduction to Theory X and Y

contrast Theory Y employees seemed to like work, were eager to please and worked hard on their own initiative. McGregor suggested that employee behavior was the result of the management style.As McGr ...

(3 pages) 191 2 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Modernisation of Japan during the Meiji Restoration.

al modernisation, how much did Japan owe to Western Examples, and how much to its own resources and initiative?"In achieving such a rapid and total modernisation, Japan owed much of its success to Wes ... tion to Western Examples, they were able to enforce them within Japan using their own resources and initiative, and the transformation of Japan signaled their entry into the international world.The be ...

(6 pages) 142 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Future Time Orientation

date with a personality that is conscientious and proactive is likely to succeed on the job. Taking initiative and action in relation to one's environment and future has been found to be related to ca ... tuational forces in their environments, are likely to "identify opportunities and act on them, show initiative, and persevere until they bring about meaningful change. (Bateman & Crant, 1993)" Tho ...

(7 pages) 72 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

FETC Teacher Training Stage 2 Assignment 111 Use techniques and facilitate learning

The students are encouraged to listen and take notes, creating from an example and using their own initiative to develop their skills.c.Marked Work Critique (crit). After an assignment has been marke ...

(5 pages) 124 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Topic: Change Management Question: The concept of empowerment has generated much debate over recent years. What is your opinion?

esource. In the increasingly competitive, knowledge based economy; independent entrepreneurship and initiative are the vital edge for organizations to achieve competitive advantage. Highly motivated a ...

(3 pages) 156 1 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

HeroZ: Empower Yourself, Your Co-workers, Your Company

hich three employees, for a mythical company that rescues citizens from attacking dragons, take the initiative to try to turn the company around. Their efforts, without the help of their boss, end up ...

(7 pages) 80 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies