Essays Tagged: "slack"

Vincent Van Gogh - a speech in first person.

t was to be many disastrous attempts to land a wife and in trying so hard to find a wife I began to slack at my work and was fired later that year. I then returned to England in 1876 and assisted unpa ...

(3 pages) 110 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays

Society's Problems and my role in helping it

lems. Too often, individuals pass off that responsibility with the hope that others willpick up the slack. The problem is that too many shrug their responsibility leaving an insurmountabledegree of pe ...

(5 pages) 138 0 3.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Inner-city schooling

ucation an do not realize how important educattion is for thier children.That is why thier children slack off and don't work hard because they never get encouragement and help from thier parents, beca ...

(1 pages) 68 1 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Finding Myself.

but sinners should beware of his wrath. It was a confusing message to me, one that didn't allow any slack for my humanness. Why would God make me fallible yet expect perfection? Maybe there were peopl ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is an essay describing how a bad grade changed my life and made me a better person and student.

nged my life forever. Before this pathetic test grade I would study for shorter periods of time and slack off more in class. My grades were much lower and my conduct was usually satisfactory. This eve ...

(2 pages) 77 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Comparison between The Red Badge of Courage and April Morning. Compares various aspects of both stories

ible and his father was very strict about superstitions. In the Red Badge of Courage, Henry is very slack and is surrounded by youngsters who are very sloppy and messy. The soldiers around him are a b ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Product and Service Development

fragmented, competition is getting stronger and product life cycles are getting shorter than ever (Slack:2002, Pg:392). Product and service development has become essential not only for commercial su ... ing device. Thus, by innovating such products 'Nokia is trying to gain advantage over competitors' (Slack:2002, Pg:392), especially in gaming market. Companies are competing not only by developing tot ...

(2 pages) 129 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Write a creative writing peice to do with tradgedy and triumph. Aprox 900 - 1000 words

blown away. The man lay with arms outstretched and eyes staring blankly at the clouds. His jaw was slack. His breath came in ragged gasps; each exhalation was accompanied by bloody froth foaming from ...

(4 pages) 71 2 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Marketing gift bags

, butsome still would like to get that for someone else. So do not discontinue them completely just slack up onproduction of those particular ones until they come back in the kids scene again.With the ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Unemployment in Ireland

tional companies failed to invest.(2) SEASONAL UNEMPLOYMENTThis is when workers are laid off during slack periods of the year eg. After January sales.(3) INCREASED TECHNOLOGYNew IT has defined a new e ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Ne Product Development - Critical Analysis of Article in IJOPM

onal approach to new product development (NPD) can be described to start and end with the customer (Slack et al., 2004). However, the focus on NPD has evolved over the years, from having an internal ... tages and processes in the NPD. All products or services can be considered as having three aspects (Slack et al., 2004):1.         Concept: The set of expected benefits that the custo ...

(10 pages) 144 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


ductionThis assignment focuses on the performance objectives of operations management identified by Slack et al (1998) to investigate the external issues that may impact on the operation function with ... ronment to succeed. The author believes that operations management could be the key to this success.Slack et al (1998) state five performance objectives in the implementation of operations management ...

(13 pages) 650 0 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Flag Burning

eserve our freedoms and rights, people have died to protect the rights we enjoy everyday. Now these slack-jawed tools of anarchy are burning the symbol that our G.I.'s gave their lives for, did these ...

(1 pages) 42 1 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


rrible traffic condition are numerous. First of all, implementation of the rules and regulations is slack and in many cases non-existent. Secondly, many of the drivers on the road lack proper training ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Project Deliverable

ontrolled tasks to be monitored for each step of the project on its critical path and will allow no slack. A majority of our tasks fall on the critical path. Our project needs to be well managed to ma ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

This is a first person analysis essay on the Middle Passage Slave Trade.

d" to go to this new world. They branded us and shackled our wrists and ankles, leaving just enough slack to rip my skin off and allow me to stumble forward. Aboard that ship I was forced into a hold ...

(5 pages) 28 1 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Franz Kafka

ravel a generous amount and wake up early. His boss also treats him unfairly and is never given any slack.2. Gregor reacts as if it is a dream or illusion. But he just continued to think about his job ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Comparison for Tesco and A380 Airbus Operations Management"

the sports field comes to you by the courtesy of operations managers who organised its production (Slack, et al. 2004, p.4).The aim of this assignment was to contrast and to compare the tasks faced b ... the application of lean operation and Just-In-time approaches of planning and control, according to Slack et al. (2004) p. 519 lean operations "means moving towards the elimination of all waste in ord ...

(18 pages) 179 1 4.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Business Report Layout

is accelerating and income is generally high. The business has a good name, and can afford a bit of slack, but to gain the advantage, the business must remain dynamic, and the entrepreneur can't relax ... hings become good, the last thing the entrepreneur should do is become lazy, or let product quality slacken. A major company reconstruction and reorganization may be required at this stage (refer to d ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Writing Biography

urn improve our own. We were awarded some candies when we turn in a good piece of writing and if we slack off and turn in a blob of nothing, we receive a few whips in the palm of our hands. So I guess ... ast favorite things to do, or it could just be those bamboo sticks which the teacher used to punish slackers. But overall, I was fairly confident as a writer, that is until I moved from Taiwan to the ...

(2 pages) 445 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers