Essays Tagged: "Empirical evidence"

Out of Africa: A Plausible Explanation.

nation of the human species is still shrouded in a considerable degree of confusion through lack of empirical evidence. While some anthropologists, including author Christopher Stringer, argue that th ...

(4 pages) 82 0 2.9 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Pedophilia in the church.

Paedophilia has risen to epidemic proportions in Australia. Although there is no hard empirical evidence, the enormous surge of recent attention on the abuse of children by priests sugge ...

(18 pages) 187 1 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


ialism," Richard C. Vitzthumclaims that "materialism has always inferred its theories from the best empirical evidence athand and has as a result always had its metascientific hypotheses scientificall ...

(2 pages) 136 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Development of economics.

To discuss the theory and empirical evidence that the gap between rich and poor countries converges we should define what are ...

(8 pages) 204 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Analysis of peter blau's exchange theory

micro-sociological theory into the realm of a macro-sociological view of society requires ambition, empirical evidence, and clarity. Peter Blau makes this attempt in his essential work, ?Exchange and ...

(7 pages) 75 0 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Evaluating the Hawthorne study

employees today adhering vigorously to one or other of them, basing their belief not on research or empirical evidence but on an almost ideological framework of values and assumptions. These help them ...

(3 pages) 112 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The benifits of free trade

al trade liberalization is consistent with well-established conclusions from economic reasoning and empirical evidence about the benefits of trade to all participating countries.Benefits from Increase ...

(11 pages) 543 2 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Scientificness of Psychological Research

when treating conclusions but should have an open mind. A researcher must also rely their ideas on empirical evidence meaning everything needs to be backed up. Researchers must be willing to take a r ...

(4 pages) 222 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Apple Computer

strategy. In essence, the intended strategy did not develop into the "realized" strategy. In fact, empirical evidence shows us that realized strategy tends to be about 10-30 percent of intended strat ... strategy. In essence, the intended strategy did not develop into the "realized" strategy. In fact, empirical evidence shows us that realized strategy tends to be about 10-30 percent of intended strat ...

(24 pages) 1436 1 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Nature Vs. Nurture

debate has continued either with a simply divisive view of the question, or with a lack of related empirical evidence. The controversy has in fact largely been solved when it comes to plants and non ... of humans, which, while obviously the most interesting, has demonstrated to be the most defiant to empirical analysis and the most open to examination that is more philosophical.While humans have ...

(3 pages) 333 4 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Organizational Theory Applied to the Challenger Disaster

had flown 19 times and came back safely 19 times. Management felt that weather, O-Rings, and other empirical evidence would not be enough to postpone the flight. The heuristic ignorance is a prime ex ... orcing premature launch. Third, pet assumptions by management influenced engineers to pass over the empirical evidence and focus mainly on the heuristic view. The launch coordinator emphasized these h ...

(4 pages) 101 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

New Dimensions in Privacy: Spatial Privacy in the Geographic Information Age

gy have become a major threat to individual privacy. However, little has been offered in the way of empirical evidence to support these arguments.It has also been suggested that the addition of spa ... acy... explicitly with location based or geo-technologies (Adams, 1999). These results will provide empirical data that should deepen the understanding of all interested parties (e.g. producers, consu ...

(12 pages) 68 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Describe and discuss two possible causes of schizophrenia (one biological, one psychological) suggested by psychologists, making reference to empirical evidence in your answer.

f schizophrenia (one biological, one psychological) suggested by psychologists, making reference to empirical evidence in your answer.Schizophrenia is probably the most serious mental illness recogniz ...

(6 pages) 80 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Intelligent Design in the Universe

he product of an intelligent designer? In a scientific age that exalts rationalism and chance, what empirical evidence could possibly support such a claim? As humans contemplating the immense complexi ...

(42 pages) 186 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Why is it so hard for organizations to manage change?

le and may eventually, die. Change however can be painful and therefore needs to be managed, as the empirical evidence points to approximately 66% of major changes as failures. Fortune 500 executives ...

(3 pages) 171 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Karl Popper and Falsification.

reated theories and then re-interpreted them to suit any given situation. This first encounter with empirical evidence and its foundation for the proving of theories would lead him to his eventual way ... Scientific approach is defined as the involvement of standards and procedures for demonstrating the empirical warrant of its findings, showing the match or fit between its statements and what is happe ...

(7 pages) 94 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Andreas Vesalius - Father of Modern Anatomy

m of study. Through his own work, Vesalius reinvented the study of anatomy by focusing primarily on empirical evidence in researching the physical world; created De Humani Corporis Fabrica, a monument ... ; which also happens to be a fundamental aspect of contemporary scientific study. Through hands on, empirical research, Vesalius was able to correct many flaws that had been found in the previous work ...

(5 pages) 29 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Thinking and Decision Making Paper

The process by which one thinks scientifically is deliberate and planned. Scientific thinking uses empirical evidence, or evidence that can be "sensed" since this evidence can be experienced by other ... "sensed" since this evidence can be experienced by others and can be repeated and therefore proven. Empirical evidence is used by scientific thinkers to make important decisions and reach responsible ...

(6 pages) 736 0 4.6 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Impact of Euro on Foreign Exchange rate risk

, this way didn't figure out the relationship successfully. Even different studies are applied; the empirical evidence we got is still too weak to support this opinion till now.In 1999, the Euro is in ... cial firms no matter where they locate in or outside Europe. We will also look in to the finding of empirical research conducted to analyze the Exchange rate risk, and then on the general impact of eu ...

(9 pages) 189 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes


Empirical Evidence To begin this analysis we most illustrate that environmental protection, ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers