Essays Tagged: "Social impact"

A Critique on the Impact of Advertising in our Society

en ever since the conception of advertising in its most basic form. There are negative and positive social and economic impacts upon society from advertising in its various forms. For instance, advert ... advertising in its various forms. For instance, advertising promoting public welfare has a positive social impact upon society, whereas advertising portraying women as sex objects has negative social ...

(4 pages) 562 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The impact of AI on Warfare

re developed nations, on what are called smart weapons and on the development of these weapons. The social impact of AI on warfare is something which needs to be considered very carefully for it raise ... on the price paid to develop these weapons; money which could be used to solve most of the world's social problems such as poverty, hunger, etc. Another issue is the safety involved in the use of the ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.6 Dec/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

CASE STUDY PROJECT: WEB SITE PRIVACY: HOW MUCH SHOULD WE WORRY? Chapter 14 Management Information Systems

network users today. There are many reasons for this concern ranging from ethical standards to the social impact of information systems. The internet has become one of the most important sources of p ... s to be concerned about hackers and the risk that somebody could obtain their personal data such as social security numbers and credit card numbers. This would obviously cause a threat to someone's fi ...

(4 pages) 576 4 4.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Switzerland during WW II

tral country during 1939-1945? In this paper I am going to try to explain and discuss political and social impact on Switzerland during the World War II.For a long time there has been a lot of questio ...

(6 pages) 69 1 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Social impact of decrimilizing marijuana.

Social Impact of Decriminalizing MarijuanaMarijuana should be decriminalized because it would not ha ... titudes, experiences, and personality." (www.norml.org).Setting refers to a consumer's physical and social conditions (www.norml.org).Resist abuse means that the, "Use of cannabis, to the extent that ... iminalized because there is no significant evidence to suggest that decriminalization will create a social impact, the majority of smokers smokes marijuana responsibly.

(3 pages) 165 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

How Supreme Court Decisoins have affected American Society.

understand the role of the Supreme Court in the American system then one must pay attention to the social impact of court decisions. "The supreme court has assumed the task (of)...enforcing a law kno ... institution on society as a whole. The decisions have affected people's behavior as individuals and social institutions such as the family and economy (Baum 318). The decisions of the Supreme Court ju ...

(8 pages) 360 3 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Logistics Industry and Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting A closer look at involvement of UPS, FedEx and DHL on "Sustainable Development" issues

ucted by gathering information from the named companies' annual reports, possible environmental and social impact reports, their involvement in the international CSR initiatives such as Global Reporti ... hese companies on CSR issues and its implications on their corporate strategy.IntroductionCorporate Social Responsibility and Logistics SectorThe roles and responsibilities of business in society, in ...

(12 pages) 658 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How to balance corporate and social responsibility with the need to enhance financial performance.

How to balance corporate and social responsibility with the need to enhance financial performance is a frequently discussed topic ... e is a frequently discussed topic with many people across the globe. Liz Emerson stated, "Corporate social responsibility is about how companies relate to their suppliers, how they manage those relati ... n ethical way"."Corporations can build up shareholder value by involving actively in more corporate social responsibility programs for the community" said, Chairmen of Permodalan Nasional Bhd, Malaysi ...

(2 pages) 109 0 4.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

This paper is a literature review of studies that were based on the impacts of mega events and world fairs

such as the Olympics. Several of the significant impacts that were analyzed in this report included social impact, legacies, urban regeneration, tourism, and socio-economic factors. The current paper ...

(5 pages) 145 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Unit 1 - Introduction Sociology

ociological Imagination to discuss how to separate the links between individual experiences and the social impact of one of the following issues:1. Being unemployed and the impact of unemployment as a ... to the ability to imagine and understand the intersection between personal biography and historical social structures. This is indeed the essence of sociology: imagining that every individual's life i ...

(6 pages) 244 0 3.6 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Influence of Media on Society

very frequently, it is obvious to assume that it has affects on people. According to the movie "The Social Impact of Television" media effects are changes in knowledge, attitude, or behavior that resu ...

(3 pages) 77 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Review of Corporate Responsibility

Recently the issue of corporate social responsibility has come into the lime light following the collapses of such companies as HIH, ... the interests taken into account when making corporate decisions, as well as the environmental and social impact of such decisions. The main questions at hand are should the interests of other stakeh ... arge. However what society and the government should really be asking is, what exactly is corporate social responsibility, to what extent should directors take such issues into consideration and how w ...

(12 pages) 480 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How revolutionary was the American Revolution?

a revolution? According to the dictionary it is "a radical and pervasive change in society and the social structure, especially one made suddenly and often accompanied by violence". But how violent m ... lly one made suddenly and often accompanied by violence". But how violent must it be? How much of a social impact should there be? What criteria must the new government possess to be considered a revo ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The U.N.

WWII to keep peace throughout the world. Since the birth of the U.N., it has had a great economic, social and political impact on other countries.One economic impact the U.N. has had is at the World ... U.N. hopes other countries will support and respect the protection of international human rights.A social impact was the birth of the United Nations Fund for International Partnerships (UNFIP). It wa ...

(1 pages) 393 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Z-Wing Marketing Plan

trends involve external factors, can fall into the opportunities and threats categories, and have a social impact on the organization. The strengths identified in Z-Wing are: The Company is a market l ... nvironmental scanning process; this process will allow the company to acquire information about the social, economic, technological, competitive, and regulatory forces. This will assist the marketers ...

(10 pages) 459 0 4.4 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Z-Wing Marketing Plan

trends involve external factors, can fall into the opportunities and threats categories, and have a social impact on the organization. The strengths identified in Z-Wing are: The Company is a market l ... nvironmental scanning process; this process will allow the company to acquire information about the social, economic, technological, competitive, and regulatory forces. This will assist the marketers ...

(10 pages) 380 0 4.7 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Culture: How to impact on business operation of the company that you choose

.1 Marketing 104.1.1 Product 104.1.2 Pricing 104.1.3 Communication and Promotion 114.2 Economic and Social Impact 114.2.1 Government Policies and Regulation 114.2.2 Culture and Consumer wants and need ... me salient cultural value dimensions, followed by marketing mixes, Chinese culture and economic and social influence, and Chinese culture bring advantages and disadvantages to Coca-Cola's market, prod ...

(17 pages) 262 0 3.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Project Finance Concepts, how it works and risks associated

because banksand project sponsors (bank clients) often do not carry out adequate environmental and social impact assessments of the projects they are financing. In addition, financiers oftentake inad ... financiers oftentake inadequate steps to address the issue of sustainability, as environmental and social regulations in some host countries can be weak. This is especially true in developing countri ...

(23 pages) 79 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

An essay on drought. List the impacts of drought, also list the social, environmental and economical impacts from drought

aterthan any other city of comparable size in theworld because it is frequently affected by drought.Social impactsThe greatest social impact is the loss of income.This loss affects not only the farmer ...

(1 pages) 3864 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Terrorism and its effects

many things for people in America. This terrorist act and others have had political, economic, and social impacts. It has also changed the way Americans perceive foreigners and our attitudes towards ... (Makinen, 2002). Many companies and individuals had difficulty catching back up after such losses.A social impact this event had on Americans was the intense discrimination of Muslims immediately foll ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.7 Jan/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays