Essays Tagged: "conventional wisdom"

Censorship and the First Amendment

governor. He successfully argued that publishing the truth should be a defense and thus defied the conventional wisdom and ended colonial intrusion into freedom of the press (Harer 21). Since that ca ...

(7 pages) 303 0 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The tobacco deal.

ages". We found that alternative taxes would be considerably greater to those proposed. Contrary to conventional wisdom, youth smokers are especially valuable to the companies, so marketing restrictio ...

(4 pages) 218 1 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Composition I Essay on Caroline Bird's "The Case Against College".

nd the education it provides. She states that college is accepted--without question. She holds that conventional wisdom and evidence show all high school graduates will be more responsible, and better ...

(3 pages) 43 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Will China's rise ruin business in the rest of Asia?

res, making the rubber more stable and durable (and also black). It is, in other words, a commodity.Conventional wisdom is that Chinese companies have the cost advantage to undercut commodity producer ...

(4 pages) 118 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Markets and their Analysis.

ta Description6Empirical Results7Analysis of Results10Conclusion12Appendices13ReferencesIntroductionConventional wisdom says that net income or the cash available after interest and taxes is the most ...

(7 pages) 501 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Educational Advances of Women in the 17th and 18th Centuries//Did wome have their own Renaissance

The Educational Advances of Women in the 17th and 18th CenturiesConventional wisdom has presented the Enlightenment Period as a watershed in artistic and intellectu ... at least, twentyyears of their lives (Wollstonecraft 3).Unfortunately, Mary Wollstonecraft was so unconventional--she believed in sexual freedom, open marriage, and birth control--that the scandalous ...

(11 pages) 238 2 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Malcom X and Nietzschean Principles

prejudices and become great. In addition, Malcolm X used many of the new ideas Nietzsche brought to conventional wisdom. Though all this seems to make Malcolm X comparable to Nietzsche it is only part ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"Telling the truth is often difficult, at times there is a temptation to see it as undesirable" Discuss with reference to Frontline and related texts.

the lie can become reality. As Paul Sheehan said - "When a lie is repeated often enough it becomes conventional wisdom, an accepted fact, a media truth". Examples of the way the media constructs and ...

(5 pages) 124 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Rush Limbaugh: Comments Misunderstood.

iladelphia Eagles' quarterback Donovan McNabb and the media's treatment of racial issues in sports. Conventional wisdom and the media coverage quickly claimed that Limbaugh was being a bigoted racist, ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Japan and Turkey Relations

icy and then specifically her aid policy towards the Middle East and Turkey.Long (1999) argued that conventional wisdom views Japanese economic assistance as either a response to foreign (primarily US ...

(8 pages) 20 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government


1) Conventional wisdom tells us that the party with the most thrength or weapons will be the one who wi ...

(2 pages) 715 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Capital One Case: Analyse Capital One company's strategy, how its suited to the internal & external Content

1)Hire the brightest & retain them by giving them responsibilities and high compensation2)Break conventional wisdom by making new decisions3)Use technology efficiently to solve existing problemsOr ... the market environment and target new opportunities. The company relied on new ideas rather than on conventional wisdom. The organization relied heavily on "adverse selection". The ability to adapt to ...

(3 pages) 107 1 4.5 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Human Resource Management for Automobile Maintenance Organisation (AMO) UK

egy development process.•Planners as analysts: raising difficult questions and challenging the conventional wisdom to stimulate managers into thinking in more creative ways.II.Benefits of HR plan ...

(21 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Modern Leadership: Trust And Empowerment, Literature Review & Discussion

able to see through the leaders who can be judged by their accountability and trustworthiness. The conventional wisdom asks followers to believe in their leaders, but do leaders believe in their foll ...

(14 pages) 164 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication