Essays Tagged: "contingent"

SEXUAL HARRASSMENT- FACT v. MYTH: An explanation regarding a few of the sexual harassment case laws

d pro quo" harassment involves making conditions of employment (hiring, promotion, retention, etc.) contingent on the victim's providing sexual favors. Very few people have a problem with this, and I' ...

(3 pages) 334 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Aquina's Treatment of God"

at issue in part of his book, the Summa Theologica. In this, he shows the relation of necessary and contingent being, and gives a philosophical explanation on the problem of evil in the world. Aquinas ... essary. God is completely simple. This of course creates a serious problem with contingency and how contingent being comes to be from a necessary being. Further, his creation of contingent being and h ...

(6 pages) 120 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Abortion and evolution

y philosophy.Considered simply a "fetus," the humanity of the unborn child is often viewed today as contingent upon its full development. This concept is not governed by scientific facts, but rather b ...

(6 pages) 93 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Individual Rights Vs. National Security

hat maximizes the rights of its citizensMy sole contention proves that a government's legitimacy is contingent upon its preservation of individual rights. According to Charles Ogletree, Professor of L ...

(3 pages) 218 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Control system.

mation. However, All three may appear simultaneously in an organization. And they require different contingent factors for fit choice.Bureaucratic control:As companies grow larger, they become more fo ...

(6 pages) 572 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Provide a summary of how Beveridge proposed to eliminate poverty.

s Beveridge proposed to eliminate povertyBeveridge proposed sucessful abolition of poverty would be contingent on collaboration between the state and the individual. State maintained Social Insurance ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Sir Sam Hughes.

anada, "I call for volunteers - volunteers, mark you. I have insisted that it be a purely volunteer contingent."Sir Sam Hughes was Minister of Militia and Defense from October 1911 to November 1916. H ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2004

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

Karl Marx's theory of alienation

l conflict and disparity of workers, be they from the 19th or 21st century, when their existence is contingent upon fulfilling the desires and wants of another and neglecting their own.An understandin ...

(2 pages) 169 0 1.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Team Dynamics

micsThe ability of a group of individuals to operate as an effective high performing team is highly contingent upon the dynamics amongst themselves. There is a broad spectrum of social relationships a ...

(8 pages) 713 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Application of Involvement Theory in Health Seeking

ition is the acknowledgement that "involvement is not a characteristic of the product itself but is contingent on the personal meaning the consumer assigns to the characteristics of the product" (Clae ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

"For Japan to overturn the unequal treaties, they had to Westernise and they Westernised their societal structures and processes"

revolutionised Japanese society and provided the cornerstone for change.Upon the return of Japan's contingent to the West, the Japanese began to see the gross importance of political institutions in ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

HR and Stress

ment team to create processes in recruiting, training, and appraising its staff in such way that is contingent with the values, vision, and culture of the company. It has been a challenge for t ...

(5 pages) 112 1 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Downsizing And Organizational Culture

r-employee relationship has moved away from long-term and stable in the direction of short-term and contingent.The author suggests five simple question areas that organizational leaders who are intere ... chnologies, which in turn are profoundly impacting the nature of work; increasing availability of a contingent work force (Fierman, 1994); and shifting balance of power among organizational constituen ...

(25 pages) 437 2 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Indigenous Studies

pretative', ' entity human beings.'(Para 3) It also articulates knowledge as 'contingent', recognizing itas, 'situational', therefore changeable. This analysis, Attwood concurs,a ...

(1 pages) 589 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Ontological Arguement of Descartes

most believable in my opinion is Descartes' Ontological Argument. He states that God's existence is contingent directly from the fact that necessary existence is restricted in the clear and distinct i ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Diversity and Demographics

force-that is, workers between the ages of 25 and 54. The cohorts that follow are just too small [a contingent] to take the boomer's place. (Misek, 2003). The age groups known as Generation X and Gene ...

(6 pages) 241 1 2.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


rocess of interaction between situation, the leader and the followers. Thus, a 'good' leadership is contingent upon a number of variables; traits and skills, behavior and personality, and not to disre ...

(30 pages) 1172 1 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Redfern-Waterloo confirms McGuircks (2005) theory of 'hybrid urban governance'

tion and 'hybridization' of the neoliberal paradigm has resulted in institutional reconfigurations, contingent policy and governance transformations.The most significant, and as far as earlier concept ... consultation and ready information on the government's part.4. Indigenous PopulationThe RW area has contingently specific cultural and social and historical importance for this group. 'The Block' has ...

(7 pages) 15 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Immigration Laws: Wrong or Right?

gument that it is state sovereignty that, through application of enforcement, categorizes a diverse contingent of migrants into either legal or illegal immigrant groups. Again, these groups are subjec ...

(6 pages) 77 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Mary Kay Cosmetics Case

tancy Theory) and has spurred many consultants to perform at very high levels. Automobile reward is contingent on the meeting of minimum monthly sales targets.* Consultants' need for belonging and est ...

(2 pages) 97 0 1.7 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics