Essays Tagged: "The Times"

The following paper evaluates a study that was conducted to find out ways which enables large firms to resolve the problem of having managers whose objectives differ from the firm owners.

anizations? Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling (1992) argue that moving a decision away from the inherently best-informed party involves costs in communication and garbling but may lodge it wit ... t may lodge it with someone who has better incentives to make good decisions.In large organization, the group of individuals who own the firm are usually separated from those who manage it. This kind ...

(6 pages) 221 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Hypothesis Identification Article Analysis - Identifies the hypotheses used to validate a business research study.

Hypothesis Identification Article AnalysisIn today's zero-defect business environments, companies must s ... for key decisions. Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling (1992) challenge this corporate maxim. They argue that the best decision maker is the person with the best incentives to make successful de ... r is the person with the best incentives to make successful decisions, even if companies realigning their decision making processes spend more in communication costs and time. In the right answer lies ...

(4 pages) 1004 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Gender roles: The times they aren't a changin'

Gender Differences and Persuasion: The Times, They Aren't a Changin'Although women's roles have changed drastically, particularly withi ... ve changed drastically, particularly within the past 40 years, women "are perceived negatively when they try to be direct, assertive, and forceful." Unfortunately, this forces women to have to work ha ... gender differences in persuasion are an important consideration that I should take into account in the future when dealing with women, both on a personal and a professional level.In dealing with my o ...

(2 pages) 52 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Modern perspective of American government and politics.

Politics play a vital role in the decisions, policies, and procedures of contemporary American government. Although the hierarchal ... ary American government. Although the hierarchal levels of government differ in size and authority, their political roles are similar. In dealing with the United States' current concerns, all levels o ... rovise accordingly. Indeed, interest groups, public opinion, and political parties are just some of the profound influences upon the government's decisions. By equally satiating the wants and needs of ...

(6 pages) 169 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Articel Critique: Election Over, McCain Criticizes Bush on Climate Change By Andrew C. Revkin

The article that I selected from The New York Times, without doubt has a liberal point of view depic ... that I selected from The New York Times, without doubt has a liberal point of view depicted in it. The basic line of attack in this article is to show a representative of the Republican political par ... o show a representative of the Republican political party constantly criticizing President Bush and the political faction to which he belongs. The Times is trying to rationalization that even high ran ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Crime and The Media.

CRIME AND THE MEDIAA comparative study of two UK national newspapersIntroductionA comparative study of two med ... wspapers is conducted using a simple systematic approach. This approach involves taking sections of the articles within the newspaper and analysing them on various factors such as imagery, context, le ... grammar and linguistics. We understand imagery to be any form of graphical information, context as the main story and the principle ideas it portrays, lexis as the actual vocabulary used, grammar as ...

(8 pages) 122 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Health Care Costs.

"Health care costs have skyrocketed over the last several years. The high cost of prescription drugs is one of the major factors affecting th ... is one of the major factors affecting the overall cost of health care today. No one is immune from these rising costs. Government, insurance companies, private corporations, and ultimately individual ... ce companies, private corporations, and ultimately individual consumers are all affected. But among the hardest hit are senior citizens who often have to stretch fixed incomes to meet a growing need f ...

(4 pages) 180 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Determinants of Physical Activity

Physical activity, as defined by the Weight-control Information Network (WIN) website, is 'Any form of exercise or movement. Physical ... movement. Physical activity may include planned activity such as walking, running, basketball, or other sports' National Institute of Health (2002). They go on to say 'It is recommended that adults g ... at least 30 minutes and children get at least 60 minutes of moderate physical activity most days of the week', and even though in a school aged group of people participation is about 95%, it drops rap ...

(11 pages) 102 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Billy Bishop - True Canadian hero?

**Please note this was for a grade 12 canadian history class as just a minor project and therefor is not ment to be detailed, but rather just stating a simple argument to prove that Billy B ... , but rather just stating a simple argument to prove that Billy Bishop(a canadian flying ace during the worldwar) was or was not a canadian hero.**The dictionary defines a hero as a man admired for hi ... hat definition perfectly yet somehow some Canadians do not see him as a national hero or even worse they have never heard of him. This is disgraceful to Bishop, a man who risked his life to assure our ...

(4 pages) 33 1 4.0 May/2006

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

Hypothesis Identification Article Analysis

for key decisions. Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling (1992) challenge this corporate maxim. They argue that the best decision maker is the person with the best incentives to make successful de ... r is the person with the best incentives to make successful decisions, even if companies realigning their decision making processes spend more in communication costs and time. In the right answer lies ...

(3 pages) 491 0 4.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Channels of Distribution- New York Times

The New York Times Channels of DistributionNews and information is vital to community awareness. Est ... onNews and information is vital to community awareness. Establishing and maintaining credibility in the delivery of news and information is an ongoing task. Capturing new customer use of the New York ... nd information is an ongoing task. Capturing new customer use of the New York Times is the focus of the following paper. An overview of strategic multi-platform, multi-channel approach to grow both th ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Media

Media assignment EN1 Both of the articles being analysed are reporting on the same event, the victory of the English football tea ... otball team at an international competition in 1996. Despite this similarity, both articles present the information in a distinctly different way, with differences in language, presentation and layout ... in a distinctly different way, with differences in language, presentation and layout amongst many other things. This is because each article belongs to two different newspapers. The sun is a tabloid ...

(6 pages) 356 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Is traditional grammar a waste of time?

Is traditional grammar a waste of time?The Times for Wednesday 19 January 2005 contained an article entitled "Traditional grammar teaching ... al grammar teaching is waste of time, say academics". Is this what really academics say? If so, are they right?The teaching of grammar in schools has been around for a long time and has consistently b ... r in schools has been around for a long time and has consistently been at the centre of debate over the course of history. Recently, The Times for Wednesday 19th January 2005 contained an article enti ...

(13 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Newspaper Content Analysis

For the purpose of this study two newspapers were used during the analysis. The broadsheet newspaper, Th ... rs were used during the analysis. The broadsheet newspaper, The Times dated 20th February 2002, and the tabloid newspaper The Mirror, dated 20th February, 2002.The first stage of the analytical proces ... bruary, 2002.The first stage of the analytical process was the selection of categories, relevant to the general content of both publications. In this initial stage a list of approximately 35 categorie ...

(7 pages) 52 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Media

On the 3rd February 1998, a US fighter plane cut through the cable of a ski lift in the Italian Alps. T ... a US fighter plane cut through the cable of a ski lift in the Italian Alps. The result of this was the death of 20 people, 10 men, 9 women and one child. The tragic event was widely reported in the p ... . The tragic event was widely reported in the press.I will compare two different articles, one from The Mirror, and one form The Times. The mirror is a tabloid, and The Times in a broadsheet.The main ...

(2 pages) 14 0 4.8 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

English Media

On the 3rd February 1998, a US fighter plane cut through the cable of a ski lift in the Italian Alps. T ... a US fighter plane cut through the cable of a ski lift in the Italian Alps. The result of this was the death of 20 people, 10 men, 9 women and one child. The tragic event was widely reported in the p ... . The tragic event was widely reported in the press.I will compare two different articles, one from The Mirror, and one form The Times. The mirror is a tabloid, and The Times in a broadsheet.The main ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Public Morality: What Are the Limits?

Crimes against public morality has been the topic for discussions through out the years, it seems that as we become a more open minded socie ... ifferent people especially in different cultures. ""What one wants to invent or consider or find is the profound meaning of morality and goodness which is with us all the time and has been with us all ... me, but now has different names..." (Kaletsky, 1992). What seems moral to some may not be perceived the same way by others. This is why it is so difficult for some to adhere to these moral issues. A g ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Street Gangs

In today's society beliefs and ideas of people have broken them into different groups and subcultures, unfortunately for America's youth, their interpretations ... ultures, unfortunately for America's youth, their interpretations of right and wrong have separated them from a civil society and into a gang. Street gangs are like a growing epidemic; they spread to ... ang. Street gangs are like a growing epidemic; they spread to different parts of a city and infect other individuals. The government and law enforcement agents are doing anything possible to try to fi ...

(4 pages) 10 1 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Stereotypes

an induce listeners to accept a claim unthinkingly or to make snap judgments concerning groups that they know little about" (critical thinking). "Our society often creates and perpetrates stereotypes, ... etrates stereotypes, but these stereotypes often lead to unfair discrimination and persecution when the stereotype is unfavorable" (remember). This paper will look at the stereotypes of several groups ...

(3 pages) 102 1 3.5 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Nightingale and the Men

In Florence Nightingale's Cassandra she presents a unique view of a "bored woman" in the 1800s. Her writing presents an ironic contrast to the male view of the time, which can be seen f ... an ironic contrast to the male view of the time, which can be seen from Coventry Patmore's Angel in the House and Lord Alfred Tennyson's The Princess. These men believe that women find their purpose i ... and Lord Alfred Tennyson's The Princess. These men believe that women find their purpose in keeping the household for their husbands, but Nightingale disagrees, believing the life of a housewife lacks ...

(3 pages) 377 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers