Essays Tagged: "scandals"

Compensating College Athletes

compensation for their performances. Not surprisingly, the media is filled with stories of the NCAA scandals and allegations surrounding star athletes receiving money and gifts from agents, advertiser ...

(5 pages) 218 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Postmodern Presidency of George Herbert Walker Bush

d by presidents. Nevertheless, the presidency has also known policy failure, political and personal scandals. The President has almost always been regarded as the most powerful figure in the governmen ...

(5 pages) 144 0 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Eisenhower and his political career.

ntinued to urge him to run for the White House. They told him that the 'stalemated' Korean War, and scandals in Washington divided the nation and took away from it's prestige. Eisenhower admirers work ...

(10 pages) 131 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Essay (opinionated) on the ideal president.

to return to the office for prestige.The character of my ideal President would be beyond reproach. Scandals that involve different aspects of his character, the way he behaves and his actions, would ...

(2 pages) 85 1 3.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

What, for you, represents the Canadian way of life?

eaches the most high, it must go down. From the second half year in 2001, the business became slow. Scandals from some big companies were published, the mock financial reports, huge financial deficit ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

"Madamoiselle" Hoover: The Story Behind the Director of the FBI

American figures have been considered controversial. Most of the presidents had their own personal scandals covered up, or made an attempt to do so. Kennedy, Nixon, Washington, even the most recent, ...

(11 pages) 80 1 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Subject: Title: Morning Beach. Its a description essay about the morning site on beach, Referres the beauty of nature.

was early in the morning, when the sky was still dim, I was walking on the beach by myself with my scandals off, feeling the grainy sand that comforts my feet as I walked across the shore; as the tid ...

(2 pages) 30636 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The Future of Business Ethics

and ethical performance of corporations - Business Ethics Articles - impact of corporate governance scandals on business ethics debateFailure in business ethics is a real threat to the future of every ... plex reportingACCOUNTABILITY CONFLICTS FOR STAFF, The fundamental issue at the heart of many recent scandals, * "I did what I was told" - , * So who do you serve? Your boss? The boss of the boss? CEO? ...

(7 pages) 1910 2 2.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Socialist whitlam in 1972-1975.

s of our country." (Hayden, Speech, 1973)The Whitlam government's term was filled with controversy, scandals and public protest however, despite criticism of the government it is undoubted that within ...

(6 pages) 53 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Why banning religion would make society better.

explain my point of view to you I am going to talk to you about1.The vast number of church related scandals that are harming our society.2.The fact that religion leaves people feeling inferior and th ... rous wars.Starting out with my first point I will tell you about the large number of church related scandals that harm our society. Many religion backed charities do serve communities. However, they a ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Police Brutality.

uman rights violations. Despite claims to the contrary from city officials where abuses have become scandals in the media, efforts to make meaningful reforms have fallen short.Police officers engage i ...

(3 pages) 160 4 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Politics and film.

ertain. Throughout the production of a film many things occur, ranging from running out of money to scandals. All events during production and release play big a part in the way the ideas of the produ ... tor makes this film into a funny comedy he eludes to a lot of real life incidents mainly the intern scandals, Watergate and the illegal immigrant babysitter incident. These points although based mainl ...

(6 pages) 86 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"The Root Of All Evil" By Graham Greene.

excellent moral story about the sins that can arise when people try too hard to keep secrets. Lies, scandals, and murders are all created by secretive behavior, leading one to believe that secrets are ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Critically evaluate the role of the accountancy profession in recent corporate scandals such as Enron, Xerox and WorldCom.

It is expected that the accountancy profession would play quite an important role in scandals such as Enron, Xerox, and Worldcom, as all they all deal with the financial accounts not sh ... it is worth analyzing who exactly in the accountancy profession was responsible for each action in scandals, and show how 'accountants move easily from watchdogs in their capacity as auditors to bein ... rate.At this stage it can be said that the role of the accounting professional is enormous in these scandals, as The Financial Times of London said 'accounting goes to the heart of Enron's failure' (F ...

(9 pages) 563 0 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

The Jacksonian Period of common man.

The Age of Jackson must have been an exciting time. There were electoral scandals, Indian removals, bank vetoes, and nullification. Jackson was the first president from the ...

(4 pages) 67 2 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Why did the ALP lose the election of December 13th 1975 so badly?

economy turned sour and through a perceived mismanagement of the Australian finances. Combined with scandals, high inflation, unemployment and a general lack of confidence in a leader that had lead th ... n feeling neglected for some time.The period following their re-election was rife with mistakes and scandals, and further evidence to the public that Whitlam was only concerned with social reform and ...

(9 pages) 43 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

How Parmalat Went Sour

Here's the skinny on Europe's enormous financial scandalIn the wake of the financial scandals at Enron, WorldCom (MCWEQ ), and Tyco International (TYC ), European chief executives smugl ... ny of Italy's regulatory bodies -- the very interference that has resulted in a series of financial scandals in Italy going back many years.By Gail Edmondson in Frankfurt with Laura Cohn in London

(5 pages) 136 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ayn Rand and Today's Business Ethics

e current status of business ethics and the point of view of her followers to the current financial scandals in the business world.I. Who was Ayn RandAyn Rand was born Alisa (Alice) Rosenbaum in St. P ... of state and church" .It is for sure that she would find moral and normal some of today's business scandals and would totally disagree with regulations such the Sarbanes-Oxley which limits the freedo ...

(7 pages) 183 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Mind the Gap: Will the auditing expectations gap ever disappear?

nto effect from 1990 to try and overcome the problem.However this has proved problematic as despite scandals there is nothing to say that there is a problem with the standards themselves and the expec ...

(9 pages) 173 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Does morality need God?

are many such people, and some of them live lives worthy of saints.SOME HAVE SUGGESTED that recent scandals in the world of business, politics and the academy are practical consequences of a worldvie ... u can also have a good deal of "immorality" even if God occupies a central place in your worldview. Scandals in the religious communities are proof of this, if proof is needed. Moreover, convictions a ...

(4 pages) 92 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers