Essays Tagged: "scientific methods"

Existence of God. A look at Rene Descartes' theory

hand, the skeptics find the existence of God somewhat puzzling and try to seek the answers through scientific methods. Even as of today with all the modern technologies and the development of science ...

(5 pages) 246 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Taylor's management system.

Under Taylor's management system, factories are managed through scientific methods rather than by use of the empirical "rule of thumb" so widely prevalent in the da ... lent in the days of the late nineteenth century when F. W. Taylor devised his system and published "Scientific Management" in 1911.The main elements of the Scientific Management are [1] : "Time studie ... em as extensions of the four principles of management.[2]1. The development of a true science2. The scientific selection of the workman3. The scientific education and development of the workman4. Inti ...

(9 pages) 236 1 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The four goals of psychology

The Four Goals of PsychologyPsychology is based on its findings from scientific research and critical thinking. Information is obtained from direct observations and meas ... in goals: to describe, explain, predict and change behavior and mental processes through the use of scientific methods. These goals were set to help psychologists to better understand what factors cau ...

(3 pages) 221 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Disadvantages,Advantages and Assumptions of the Positivist and Interpretivist Sociological Perspectives.

"Positivists view the use of scientific methods of research as desirable or preferable and are critical sociologists that use sub ...

(2 pages) 24571 3 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Derivation of Science in Jacob Bronowski's "The Reach of Imagination" and Stephen Jay Gould's "Evolution as Fact and Theory"

all spheres of knowledge. The author states that human development occurs through a combination of scientific methods and imagination. He goes on to strengthen his statements by illustrating paradigm ... tion on evolution theory by presenting solid evidences. Gould begins by portraying the conflicts in scientific theory that occurred between creationists and evolutionists, to depict the irrationality ...

(5 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explain how the managerial ideas of Taylor and Fayol differ from Mayo. Assess the relevance of Classical Management theorists to the management of contemporary organisations.

of Taylor and Fayol differ from Mayo.The Classical Management approach attempted to apply logic and scientific methods to management of complex organisations, such as factories. It assumed that there ... st way" to manage an enterprise. Classical Management comprises three different approaches:· Scientific Management, which represents Frederick W Taylor's work, developed scientific principles o ...

(4 pages) 160 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Scientific Revolution

What started the need for a revolution. Who impacted it. When did it arise.Scientific RevolutionWhile there is no exact date or occurrence that originated the scientific revol ... e just a few to help assist in the driving force for a revolution.Many important figures during the Scientific era played important roles with the ideology of various European societies. English Philo ... uropean societies. English Philosopher Francis Bacon (1561-1626) began using inductive reasoning in scientific methods and created a new standard for accuracy in science. Rene Descartes (1596-1650) ma ...

(3 pages) 74 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Existence of God

er hand, the skepticsfind the existence of God somewhat puzzling and try to seek the answersthrough scientific methods. Even as of today with all the moderntechnologies and the development of sciences ...

(5 pages) 70 0 4.2 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Management

tive advantage are: competitive cost, quality, speed, and innovation.Elements of Frederick Taylor's scientific management were the use of piece rate incentive system, analyze work using scientific met ... e rate incentive system, analyze work using scientific methods. Select and train workers, introduce scientific analysis to the workplace.The perspective known as organization behavior studies and iden ...

(8 pages) 457 5 3.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Societal Level Explanations of Crime

The idea of a crime is highly relative or dependent. Scientific methods are used by criminologists to study the nature, extent, cause and control of crim ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Do we have to learn to think scientifically to find the truth?

s question, it is first essential to explore how we find truth. By exploring this, it suggests that scientific thought can be a necessity in the search for truth, however some views suggest otherwise. ... ht is a form of knowledge and is required for the search for truth, we are unable to learn to think scientifically. Therefore, the word 'learn' changes the answer to 'no', where it would have otherwis ...

(6 pages) 38 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Mark of the Original Sin: "The Birthmark" by Hawthorne.

Nature for this "fatal flaw of humanity" and attempts to rid Georgiana of this imperfection through scientific methods (Hawthorne 12). But as Hawthorne illustrates in his short story, no mortal can im ...

(1 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Elements for Organizational Success

havior, 2005). Organizational behavior is better described as a learned discipline that is based on scientific methods and promotes the contingency approach of management. This means that management p ...

(4 pages) 143 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A Comparative Study of Natural Philosophy and Modern Science

contains a set of guidelines, which are to be used when investigating the unperceived, known as the scientific method (Webster 656). Before the Scientific Revolution, which initially began during the ... atural Philosophy is a term applied to the objective study of nature and the physical universe. The Scientific Revolution saw the inception of modern scientific methods, led to advancements in technol ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays

A Brave New World

further I would like to explain the way of life in that period. Humans are bred and conditioned by scientific methods to create a society in which people have peaceful, responsibly happy lives but no ...

(3 pages) 318 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Brave New World

further I would like to explain the way of life in that period. Humans are bred and conditioned by scientific methods to create a society in which people have peaceful, responsibly happy lives but no ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Brave New World

further I would like to explain the way of life in that period. Humans are bred and conditioned by scientific methods to create a society in which people have peaceful, responsibly happy lives but no ...

(4 pages) 429 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Brave New World

further I would like to explain the way of life in that period. Humans are bred and conditioned by scientific methods to create a society in which people have peaceful, responsibly happy lives but no ...

(4 pages) 351 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Total Quality Management (TQM)

nt in the process of continuous improvement of products and services, through the use of innovative scientific methods (Melynyk, 2005).Management StylesI think that any discussion of traditional manag ...

(4 pages) 186 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Assessment of economic progres

by instituting a number of development programs aimed at diversifying the economy and by promoting scientific methods of farming, particularly controlled flooding of the rice fields, so that the rice ...

(5 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics