Essays Tagged: "predictability"

"Smee" by A. M. Burrage

ies that are predicable tend to be boring, it is a not a case for 'Smee', a ghost story, where it's predictability builds suspense; thus making the story interesting and frightening.In the beginning t ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


example of one institution that is characterized by the four components of bureaucracy: efficiency, predictability, control and quantification.In the past, health care was more simplistic in nature. H ... to the doctor for a routine check-up or even a specific ailment to rush trip in the emergency room predictability, control, efficiency, and quantification are obvious.Quantification is easily seen wh ...

(6 pages) 192 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Essential Nile

ver, because of its predictable cycles, 'unified and centered' the Egyptian society. Because of its predictability , the Nile 'created a stable agriculture.' All the Egyptians needed to do was to 'put ...

(1 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

"Freedom of Will": comparing Chinua Achebe's "Civil Peace" and Ngugi wa Thiong'o's "Meeting in the Dark".

ory, different cultures and societies have yielded to varying approaches to explain such issues, as predictability of events involving natural forces and individual's fate. Religions developed as the ...

(7 pages) 109 1 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"The Mcdonaldization of Society" by George Ritzer.

on of Society, he defines this theory of Mcdonaldization of having four main components. They are:1.Predictability having emphasis on discipline, systematization and routine so that things are the sam ... duation speeches.The first component of McDonaldization that also applies to graduation speeches is predictability. Pretty much all graduation speeches, whether given by a graduate, principal, superin ...

(4 pages) 219 0 1.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Is Mcdonaldization Inevitable?

Ritzer, 1). Ritzer focuses on four major foundations of Mcdonaldization: efficiency, calculability, predictability, and control. These are the commandments of any rationalized corporation. However, th ... ke of efficient management. Calculability may involve hiding certain information from the consumer. Predictability and control may involve a company's ability to predict and control consumer behavior, ...

(5 pages) 171 1 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Study notes on Metaphysical Poetry.

arose as a reaction to the extremes of Petrarchism; one problem with Petrarchan poems is a kind of predictability-the conceit is found, presented, & elaborated, but there are few subsequent surpr ...

(2 pages) 68 1 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Legal Issues in Accounting-- duty of good faith

. The commercial advantage of this approach as Johan Steyn seen is that it 'promotes certainty and predictability in the resolution of contractual disputes' . My paper is going to cite the case 'Walt ...

(12 pages) 109 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Legal Environment Contracts,Torts and Bankruptcy

secure the realization of reasonable expectations induced by promises, and to provide certainty and predictability in the planning of commercial ventures. It establishes and elaborate legal model to s ...

(18 pages) 610 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Individual and the Organisation: Selection and Choice

ction procedures, which are a means of measuring the future performance of job candidates with some predictability. Since the "reliability and validity of selection procedures determines the quality o ...

(10 pages) 190 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Comparison between Thornton Wilder's 'Our Town' and John Osborne's 'Look Back in Anger.' Discuss how the characters 'spend and waste time as though they had a million years.'

ge, throughout the course of a play which spans thirteen years implies that it is doubtful that the predictability and simplistic nature of the town will ever change. Much of the townspeople's convers ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Indian Film Overseas Distribution Contract

Law is a system of limitations imposed by the government upon our actions in order to ensure safety predictability and controlThe purpose of this case study is to introduce concepts involving the over ...

(19 pages) 103 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Cause of the crash in stock market

day no definite reason for the decline has been isolated. Basic concepts such as cause and effect, predictability, and human rationality melt before the evidence of the record breaking decline1.2 200 ...

(9 pages) 187 0 4.7 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


nation and systematic results and to handle administrative activities during times of stability and predictability. Leaders are also expected to energize people to overcome major political, bureaucrat ...

(9 pages) 451 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Explain the irrationality of rationality of the four properties of McDonaldization and apply them after you go to mcdonalds

is point effectively through his four properties of social organization, efficiency, calculability, predictability, and control.Efficiency is "choosing the optimum means to a given end". Basically get ... bowl of crap isn't made better if you quickly pile more crap on top. (Excuse the language)hen comes predictability. A McDonaldized society thrives on order, routine, consistency, and seamless operatio ...

(6 pages) 39 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Corporate cultures

smooth-running organization is important. The long-term concerns of the organization are stability, predictability, and efficiency. Formal rules and policies hold the organization together.The market ...

(1 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

World Trade Organization (WTO)

of goods and services, and exporters and importers, conduct their business in a manner that ensures predictability and stability.(World Trade Organization 2001)This paper is intended to provide an und ...

(14 pages) 447 1 4.1 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The Effect of Technology on the Accounting Profession

ay consume a big percent of the finance organization's capacity each month, yet don't provide valid predictability to future earnings per share or other finance metrics. By setting up new accounting s ...

(1 pages) 83 0 4.4 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Knowledge Management

balance since the problem cannot be worked around. In contrast to the process model, which assumes predictability, the practice model assumes unpredictable conditions under which people do their jobs ...

(3 pages) 122 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


raise their hands when a question is asked. This sometimes annoys other students but sometimes the predictability of their actions is amusing. The Teacher's Pet is seldom late to class and in the eve ...

(2 pages) 286 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers