Essays Tagged: "acquisition"

Money Today; A comparative essay between "Paper" by Catherine Lim and "The Winner" by Barbara Kimenye

Kimenye which center's itself around an elderly gentleman named Pius who is forced to deal with the acquisition of a large sum of money. While the two stories contain characters, which hold different ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Instilling a Child's Values. Speaks of parenting

earns by seeing what his parents do and mimicking it, so a parent's job is very crucial to a child'sacquisition of good morals. A parent must show the child the virtues of good judgement byusing good ...

(2 pages) 146 1 4.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Expansionism and Slavery during the 1800s

ates was rapidly growing. Despite the growing need for expansion, there was still opposition to the acquisition of new land. At first constitutionally during the Louisiana Purchase, and then later ove ... bates in congress until finally a solution was reached in the Missouri Compromise.In the next major acquisition of land under President Polk, the issue of slavery in the territories was once again bro ...

(1 pages) 127 0 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Valley Drug Mart

dleton, Nova Scotia, over a period of fifteen years. The business has thrived and grown through the acquisition of the towns' only competition and the relocation to a 7000 square foot building.After f ...

(5 pages) 137 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Title: our shrinking world - the environmental impact our growing population has made.

worldThe daily life of human beings is filled with simple concerns. The concerns are rightfully of acquisition and desire: who should matter more to the human other than the human itself? The natural ...

(2 pages) 95 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This essay describes American slavery.

American slavery was an acquisition, one of necessity to ensure the profitability of the colonies. Colonization was a huge e ...

(4 pages) 161 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Constitutionalism - Philosophical Essay

Essay - Constitutionalism4/5/02It has come to my attention Governor-General Smith, that the recent acquisition of the newfound Charter of Rights and Freedoms for our nation has raised doubt, and ques ...

(7 pages) 102 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Compromise of 1850

other hand, interpreted the Constitution as recognizing slavery where it existed. In addition, the acquisition of new land brought into question the expansion of slavery and the balance of power betw ...

(4 pages) 189 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Integration issues businesses may encounter and methods of countering them.

to integrate the two corporation's systems, cultures and methodologies occurred prior to the final acquisition. The issues explored (customer satisfaction, human resources gridlock, and internal comm ... ' pre-integration metrics. This moratorium has been in effect since the initial announcement of the acquisition (mid-2001), and voluntary attrition has occurred as a result.A key principle of HP's Tot ...

(4 pages) 299 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

report is an overview on the Spanish American War and the Treaty of Paris

urged the country to make an overseas empire and use the European model of imperialism based on the acquisition and exploitation of colonial possessions. Other Americans wanted a less formal empire. O ...

(2 pages) 98 1 3.6 Feb/2003

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

Case Study about a merger between Kennecott and Carborundum.

orporation made a hasty decision when it purchased Peabody Coal Company. In the years preceding the acquisition, Kennecott had experienced wide swings in its profitability, which it was looking to off ... this with.Although Peabody had been profitable and stable over the past few years leading up to the acquisition, the internal rate of return related to the investment was not high enough to justify a ...

(4 pages) 504 3 2.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

American expansion in the 19th century was an act of aggressive imperialism, not manifest destiny

gained, completing the continental United States. Many Americans in the 19th century believed this acquisition of territory was a manifest destiny, or event accepted as inevitable. They thought it wa ... . Imperialism is the practice of extending the power and dominion of a nation by direct territorial acquisitions of other areas, and clearly America took much of this land by force rather than negotia ...

(3 pages) 139 0 3.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cognitive development.

stage-like manner.From the information-processing approach, if we view cognitive development as the acquisition of several separate information processing skills, we would notice that a child may need ... s, there is a possibility that he might have underestimated children's abilities.From the knowledge acquisition approach, some claim that children and adults have the same cognitive processes and capa ...

(2 pages) 147 1 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

In Socialisation How Conscious Are We of the 'Deals' We Make?

rom socialisation we are shown how this complexity is brought into being through mainly unconscious acquisition.It is commonly known that the process of socialisation is most impressionable during the ... adult behaviour provides a model for infant activities...these relationships in turn facilitate the acquisition of social skillsnecessary for interaction, and help to develop a culturally based percep ...

(5 pages) 84 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Imperialism, Progressivism, and Moral Diplomacy.

ayImperialism in the dictionary means; "The policy of extending a nation's authority by territorial acquisition or by the establishment of economic and political hegemony over other nations." The U.S. ...

(1 pages) 73 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Burmese Day.

Throughout the course of history, the acquisition and retention of both power and wealth have been the greatest priorities of mankind, tha ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Managing Change in Merger or Acquisition.

There are a lot of issues that the organization will be facing during an acquisition. To ensure the success of the acquisition, the human elements that will arise out of thi ... r the changes to come. First, the manager need to communicate to the employees on why the merger or acquisition is necessary. Change is best handled when the parties involved know why the change is be ... riori and a posteriori changes (Bridges, 1991).Even though the employees may buy in to the merge or acquisition and are prepared for the upcoming changes, they may have feelings over having to let go ...

(4 pages) 396 1 3.1 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The role of information systems in Supply Chain Management.

oundThe Institute for Supply Chain Management has defined supply management as "the identification, acquisition, access, positioning and management of resources an organisation needs or potentially ne ...

(7 pages) 1264 2 4.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Boeign and Airbus.

eing, possibly, did not have the production capabilities*Boeing may have been pre-occupied with the acquisition of McDonnell-Douglas*Boeing may be using this as a strategy to put off competitors, such ...

(3 pages) 281 0 2.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Motivational Theories.

of this project, as it is in the effective restructuring of our department following our company's acquisition by Mergers, Inc., is to identify motivational strategies which will guide us in improvin ... ther trait.This next section of the paper will discuss tenure, gender, and age as it relates to the acquisition by Mergers, Inc. When a company is being acquired by a larger organization, many employe ...

(12 pages) 514 0 3.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers