Essays Tagged: "poor performance"

Stress relief during test taking time, mainly finals week.

ts are piling up so fast that time seems to be a thing of the past. Unfortunately, lack of time and poor performance typically stem from a student being unprepared for dealing with such a busy time.Te ... ns at a minimum. First of all, make sure you are not too hungry or too full! Either one can lead to poor concentration. Double check to make sure that you have everything you need; paper, calculator ( ...

(3 pages) 165 5 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Whistleblower report/

self-interest in awarding contracts to a firm and paying them well over the norm in spite of their poor performance. Furthermore, the contracted firm managed to receive a 100% pay increase even thoug ... Instead of going public first, he compiled a report about the company detailing their performance, poor ideas and high fees. He then presented his report to the senior manager who took some minor act ...

(1 pages) 64 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Coalition vows legal battle over FCAT because students are not passing,students will not graduate with diploma

in Miami-Dade and Broward counties may be prevented from moving up to the fourth grade due to their poor performance on the test."Governer Bush has built a wall in front of our children,and he is stan ...

(2 pages) 43 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

A review of the article "Why students with special needs have difficulty learning mathematics and what teachers can do to help." Covers congnition and strategies

s can do to help" pg. 308For the past two decades, US public schools have been blamed for students' poor performance in mathematics. As a response to our nation's low ranking in recent international c ...

(2 pages) 103 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


s often missed due to today's hectic and stressful lifestyle. Going without breakfast can result in poor performance in work or school and may tempt us to eat less nutritious snacks, such as chocolate ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Mc Donald's : competitor analysis, conduct a SWOT analysis, evaluate current segmentation, targeting and positioning before presenting recommendations.

m in more than 40 years of business. This report aims to investigate the reasons behind Mc Donald's poor performance by using marketing theory and analysis. Concluding with recommendations for improve ... ook into the two internal and external sectors combined.Figure 1: Situation Analysis3.1 REASONS FOR POOR PERFORMANCEMcDonald's early success was that its restaurants offered lower prices, faster servi ...

(11 pages) 1586 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Ways in which an organisation can manage its human resources in a more cost-effective way. Illustrate your writing with recent real-world examples, clear links between theory and practice.

ions, there must be a match between the individual and the organisation, without one will result in poor performance and possible loss of the employee. Individual differences will affect performance, ... ging people.· Theory XMcGregor noticed that managers who tend towards theory x generally get poor results. These managers believe that the average person is lazy, inherent and dislike work. Sin ...

(20 pages) 961 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Aston Blair case analysis - identifies problems, alternatives, and make recommendations for action.

tter inventory control, financial planning, and improve production scheduling. Aston believed that "poor forecasting was one of several underlying factors contributing to the firm's poor performance" ... ff and it can negatively impact team functioning and team relations. These problems associated with poor communication and information sharing came to a head at the meeting break on August 4th. Bodin ...

(30 pages) 442 0 4.9 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

To grade or not to grade?

des can be the motive to study for most students. Sometimes I become lazy and get low grades for my poor performance. Whenever I get a low grade, I wrote(write) it on a sticker and put on my computer` ...

(3 pages) 42 1 1.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Of what use is knowledge of the social psychology of group behavior to the theory and practice of contemporary HRM? Illustrate with examples.

ks at aspects of behaviour that are prevalent in all groups and which management must understand if poor performance, conflict, misunderstanding and bad communication are to be avoided.Homans (1950) d ... ctly linked to its performance or its task achievement (Shaw, 1981). Groups which manage themselves poorly or are managed poorly, are less effective in accomplishing tasks and making accurate and inte ...

(11 pages) 195 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Psychological Analysis of Athletic Performance Slumps.

se "temporary losses of form" don't seem to disappear? When an athlete is going through a period of poor performance the media refers to it as a "slump". Each athlete's slump is unique, but they all i ...

(5 pages) 34 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Uniformity of OHS Laws: Good Luck Or Good Management?

INTRODUCTION.The economic cost of poor performance of occupational health and safety in Australia is enormous. The cost is estimated t ... h model of OHS regulation. 4 The colonies or states adopted the British factory laws to improve the poor conditions in Australian. Although the details of legislations may be different from state to s ...

(8 pages) 51 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

GSM case study.

disaster".In the case of Gulf States Metals Inc. (GSM), a large nickel refinery plant had suffered poor performance since its inception and is under threat of shut down by its parent company Internat ... the company. The layout of this assignment begins with analysing the issues that contribute to the poor performance. Secondly, present alternative solutions to address the problems. The final section ...

(15 pages) 274 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Thinking Critically" Simulation Paper

y" simulation is that the user has the opportunity to learn from errors and, instead of receiving a poor performance review, try again until getting it right. This paper explains the tools and techniq ...

(5 pages) 846 0 4.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Developing a Performance Appraisal System

vide development opportunities to perform better next time. Distinguish the top performers from the poor ones. Provide the frame work for termination decisions based on poor performance. Foster commun ... expectations for the job" (Martin, 2007).Performance appraisal helps monitor and evaluate good and poor performance within a human service organization. Good performance appraisal systems only work i ...

(3 pages) 304 0 4.8 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Sports Psychology

t at all during the night, and felt extremely tense and nervous before the race. She performed very poorly, which further bothered her.As Suzies coach, how would you approach this situation? Coaches o ... heir physical abilities. The key difference between winning and losing, or a good performance and a poor performance, maybe the mental skill level rather than the physical skill level. As with physica ...

(8 pages) 50 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


ld not renew any commitments to purchase goods from plaintiff after March 31, 1987 due to plaintiff poor performance.G. On May 12, 1987 plaintiff filled suit that defendant breached the July 29 agreem ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Not-So-Wonderful World Of EuroDisney-Things Are Be

1. What factors contributed to EuroDisney¡¦s poor performance during its first year of operation? The factors that contributed to Disney¡&b ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

EuroDisney Case Study

1. The following factors contributed to the poor performance of EuroDisney in its first year of operation (in no particular order): Europe was e ... her in the Paris region is not clement all-year-long.2. Most of the factors that contributed to the poor performance during the first year were actually foreseeable (with some uncontrollable): Managem ... oblems, and regulations regarding pets, again many mistaken assumptions were cause for EuroDisney's poor first year.4. In my humble opinion, Disney's cross-cultural marketing skills were very poor.Man ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Cathay Pacific Airlines

lly, the company's performance in Europe and North America was able to compensate for the airline's poor performance in Asia. These initiatives paid off as Cathay Pacific earned a profit of $285 milli ... 2006�. Weak employee relations continue to plague the organization. Company has a history of poor employee relations since the 1993 strike. In 1999 pilots revolted against management resulting ...

(18 pages) 83 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing