Essays Tagged: "assurance"

Affects of American Progressive Movement

in many. These ingredients, that all too readily could turn repressive and destructive, included an assurance of moral and intellectual superiority, an exaggerated confidence in the social application ... f science, and an uncritical acceptance of the use of state power to coerce individual behavior.The assurance of moral and intellectual superiority came hand-and-hand with the progressive era. The pop ...

(3 pages) 180 0 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Physics of Scuba Diving

ory dives, which immediately caught my interest. After much convincing (my parents), with my solemn assurance that I would be careful, I was allowed to participate in a dive. I was ready, or so I thou ...

(18 pages) 113 1 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"Bush, Tumulty, and Strauss" synthesis of article "Making His Case" by Karen Tumulty, "Attacking Iraq, Think Again," by Mark Strauss, & speech on Oct 8, 2002, by Pres Bush.

s that this country has ever encountered. Decisions have to be made and Americans need to have more assurance that they're the right ones. As presented in his speech in Cincinnati on October 8, Presid ...

(9 pages) 101 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This is an adapted screen play from "Waiting for the Barbarians" by Cotzee

ling the truth. Training and experience train us to recognize that tone. (said with declaration and assurance)CLOSE UP- MAGISTRATE show aggravationMAGISTRATE The tone of truth!TRACKING SHOT - FRONTAL ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Beer, It Does a Body Good.

The lions hang back observing the herd. They eye out the old, lame, or very young to maximize their assurance of success. They stay low and out of sight of the zebra, being careful not to be spotted.. ...

(8 pages) 73 2 3.3 Nov/2003

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

"Antigone" by Sophocles.

~AntigoneThis expressed the conflict of knowing if you are correct in your actions. Antigone needs assurance, so she plays of her sister's fears and in the process assures herself that asking for dea ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Affirmative Action in America: Is it still needed?

ity and diversity. There are two definitions of affirmative action: 1) race-neutral, gender-neutral assurance against actual discrimination and 2) racial-preferences and gender-preferences for the cor ... te men, women, and minorities. By using affirmative action, that is race-neutral and gender-neutral assurance against discrimination, we can live up to our country's statement that "everyone is create ...

(2 pages) 74 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Legal Environment Contracts,Torts and Bankruptcy

ity in the planning of commercial ventures. It establishes and elaborate legal model to support the assurance that these objects will be achieved.Bilateral ContractsWhen two people exchange promises-o ...

(18 pages) 610 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

One of the main assumptions of Marxism : Contradiction and Conflict.

. It was largely used and appreciated during the 1970s, due to the decline of functionalism and the assurance that it could offer answers which functionalism could not provide. Also, Marxism was more ...

(2 pages) 88 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Why is the brand increasingly important for multinational companies and what function does it serve?

surge in consumer durables and the expansion of commercial television. Branding gives consumers the assurance that their next purchase of a product will give them one which is virtually identical. Bra ...

(8 pages) 301 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Prerequisites for Sustainability

latory and enforcement practices, monitoring, auditing and reporting, and more, all to provide some assurance that our environment is not going to disappear (yet). Nevertheless, the way that the world ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Does "The Taming of the shrew" provide the audience with a fair representation of the treatment of and views towards women in the 16th and 17th centuries?

" Sir Assurance, Let's each one send unto his wife And he whose wife is most obedient to come at first whe ...

(13 pages) 34 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Analysis of Wal-Mart Financial Statement for Year Ended January 31, 2004

s, including an extensive internal audit program. Those controls are designed to provide reasonable assurance that the Company's assets are protected from improper use and that Wal-Mart's accounting r ... rnal auditors. They believe that the system of internal and disclosure controls provides reasonable assurance that Wal-Mart's assets are safeguarded and that the financial information disclose is reli ...

(2 pages) 170 0 2.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

What are generally thought to be the principal threats to auditor independence?

ssues in accounting practices today. Independence increases the effectiveness of audit by providing assurance that the auditor will plan and execute the audit objectively.' (Myring and Rloom, 2003, p3 ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Strategy plan for DVD company

tion, knowing what needs to be changed and also how those changes will be implemented. It will give assurance to managers, among other things, assisting in resource decisions and in their sense of pur ...

(21 pages) 162 1 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Public Relations Campaign Strategy for fictional computer company trying to take over lead market share.

ities in moving a portion of their operations to a foreign country. The company's shareholders need assurance that the transition is a practical business decision that will maintain and ultimately inc ...

(2 pages) 74 0 2.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Descartes' Meditations

res his quest for knowledge metaphorically: suppose a person had a basket full of apples and wanted assurance that each apple was free from rot, would not that person remove all of the apples, and exa ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"Godfather Death" by Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm, "Death By Candlelight"

reak accidents that cannot be controlled, and even where they are positioned on a global scale. One assurance that all of humanity has, regardless of belief, status, or gender, is the life cycle and t ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Perception or Reality

the tale tale signs of shopping bags and big wrapped presents underneath the tree give way to their assurance that their toy sits and waits their un-opening. For most, though, they get some toys but n ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Commercial law---case study

The legal test for ascertaining whether an object is a fixture was stated in Australian Provincial Assurance Co Ltd v Coroneo (1983) SR (NSW) and involves a legal presumption, depending on whether th ...

(7 pages) 91 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law