Essays Tagged: "high technology"

karl marx vs. max weber

d have seemed absurd to Karl Marx and Max Weber. It is accepted as just another part of life in our high-technology society, however. Max Weber and Karl Marx had a difference of opinion over what was ...

(4 pages) 446 2 4.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Seligram Case Study

testing equipment is getting out-dated and is unable to cope with the pace with new developments in high-technology components. Also, the very expensive highly automated equipment is required to test ... of the 3 methods used, the first method, the existing one, would relatively bias against jobs with high direct labor cost but low machine hours. But for the second method, the one proposed by the acc ...

(4 pages) 433 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Reflection Question: was slavery necessary for the economic growth of america? Here, i say it is not necessary

ustrialized. Today, America is one of the strongest countries because it is most industrialized and high technology country. If the South had won the war, America might have been an agricultural count ...

(1 pages) 74 2 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Non-profit and for-profit schools in society.

Dating back to the mid-1970's and mid-1980's, education was a darling of high-technology in investment. Today, investment in education is only a fraction of overall private- ... ttle in 1989, is possibly the most famous. Channel One, an MTV-style classroom news show for junior-high and high- school students, garnered significant criticism from teachers and parents alike becau ... to the Texas Education Agency, both elementary schools in the Vogt family's enrollment area report high scores but the non- Edison school still beats the Edison school. "Why spend all that money if t ...

(5 pages) 120 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Police in the internet.

continually able to adapt to the demands of modernization. But they're now facing new challenges of high tech crime committed over computer networks. These so-called 'cybercrimes' encompasses a great ... spoof websites.*'old crimes, new tools' traditional crimes supported by the use of the internet and high-technology, such as fraud, blackmail and extortion, paedophilia and pornography, identity theft ...

(17 pages) 739 2 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

What is the 'digital divide'? To what extent isthe concept of the digital divide of cencern both internationally and in Australia?

1.0INTROUDCTIONAs the continuing development in high technology, number of people obtains information by using Internet, telephone and computers are ... nt socio-economic classes and different geography regions also shared different level of benefit of high technology. This report will firstly describe the definition of the digital divide, secondly an ... o the Internet. (2001, p.C-11) states that the connection fee for Internet in Africa is higher than the majority monthly income, and the cost of Interest access is 4 times greater than in ...

(4 pages) 85 0 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Different types of production method

d by a single worker or group of workers. Jobs can be small-scale/low technology as well as complex/high technology.Low technology jobs: here the organisation of production is extremely simply, with t ... requirements to be included, often as the job progresses. Examples include: hairdressers; tailoringHigh technology jobs: high technology jobs involve much greater complexity - and therefore present g ...

(3 pages) 77 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Role of Technology in Transforming the New Zealand Economy

ill dominate our exports, other nations have vigorously applied technological innovation to develop high value goods and services.We are nevertheless poised to drive more rapid economic growth from kn ... .We are nevertheless poised to drive more rapid economic growth from knowledge-based industries and high technology exports, with increasing business expenditure in R&D and increasing innovation a ...

(7 pages) 69 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A case study about Microsoft

1. INTRODUCTIONToday, business and management continue to be transformed by high technology. An interesting description of the modern era is the Information Age The Information ... ented teams are, necessarily, made up of talented individuals. Because the IQ of a team can be much higher than that of any of its members, teams are becoming the key-learning unit in organizationsTea ... which creative thinking thrives, and employees are able to develop to their fullest potential. The high value Microsoft places on people extends well beyond the company's corporate campus. Microsoft ...

(13 pages) 730 2 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What is cyber crime? What are the two broad categories? What are some of the methods to prevent this crime?

:1.Adequate training, equipment, and staff.2.Cooperative efforts among law enforcement, businesses, high technology, and national security organizations.Crime, fraud & cyberspace: common sense and ... tantially facilitated by the use of computers. The easy access of cyberspace can provide a low-cost high-connectivity way for criminals to reach victims.D. Computer Facilitated Crime Cases1. Computers ...

(1 pages) 131 2 2.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Describe the strategies that China has adopted to promote economic growth and development. Discuss the impact of Globalisation on the Chinese economy.

The People's Republic of China was established in 1949 and has always aimed at achieving high rates of economic growth as well as transforming their economy into an industrial economy. In t ... has liberalised its economy and gone from producing low-quality and simple exports to sophisticated high-technology goods while attracting nearly $500 Billion in foreign direct investment (FDI). The C ... the sole authority to collect taxes; this proved them the funds to finance infrastructure spending.High technology -Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) also form a major element of China's economy an ...

(5 pages) 375 1 4.1 Jul/2004

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

A Look Into James Hardie's Purchasing System

eveloped in Australia, James Hardie expanded its operations to become a world-leading, specialized, high technology manufacturer of a wide range of fiber cement building materials.The company has beco ... oducts is the HardiFlex.Established here in 1996 with the primary mission to market and manufacture high quality fiber cement products for the local market and the region. In 1998, a world-class fiber ...

(11 pages) 78 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Virtual Vineyards Business Model

or even industry structures, as early examples have demonstrated. Combining a knowledge of wine and high technology, the company's founders took their business online with a shopping-cart model that l ... the ability to purchase premium wines.Consumers have begun displaying an increasing preference for higher quality wines, varietal wines, red wines, and for the wines produced in the ew world?countrie ...

(18 pages) 179 2 4.1 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Attention to Hunger

of not eating enough food and becoming malnourished and stunted?Nowadays , people's hot topics are high technology, fashion clothes, fancy lifestyle, lose weight and so on. They are seldom talking ab ... to goods and services. Where are these hungry people come from? Most likely,we will think about the high poverty areas like India or South Africa. We have seenso many hungry people on the TV or newspa ...

(3 pages) 66 1 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Analyzing Lease Versus Buy Decisions" Simulation Summary

Analyzing Lease Versus Buy Decisions" Simulation SummaryA. For a high-technology item, like computer equipment, is the lease option preferable from the very outset? ... ly for a new company. Also lease down payments are often cheaper than purchase payments. Due to the high rate of obsolescence, high technology assets like computer equipment are frequently leased rath ...

(4 pages) 540 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Self Directed Work Teams at Texas Instruments.

h more than 35,000 employees worldwide and annual sales around $3 billion, makes, markets and sells high-technology components; more than 30,000 customers all over the world buy TI products. TI has th ... business segments. It accounted for over 85 percent of revenue in 2004, and over time it averages a higher growth rate than the other two business segments, although the semiconductor market is charac ...

(10 pages) 72 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Airbus vs. Boeing.

l and labor requirements of heavy manufacturing with the research and development capabilities of a high technology industry. The risks involved in launching a new aircraft are heavy. Also, aircraft m ... ars. From the time of conception to delivery, it takes several years. Therefore, entry barriers are high. Airbus became Boeing's main competitor in the global aircraft industry. Organized as a consort ...

(3 pages) 259 0 4.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The disparity of the North and the South

lowing them to dominate political and economic process. Knowledge always lead human to the trend of high-technology because technology can more convenience human and help them processes their work in ... evel). Meanwhile, U.S used those "wealth" to do the research and development in military and others high technology product, wealth is the most important tool to do everything in the world. So U.S use ...

(13 pages) 51 0 5.0 Apr/2006

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

Industrial Relations System: Singapore

if the standard of living of Singaporeans were to continue to rise, MNC investment had to shift to high technology, high value-added production. This move to corporate paternalism involved key change ... government and union have brought about some key issues to the industrial relations system. Being a highly industrialised country, Singapore needs to address problems associated with globalisation suc ...

(14 pages) 164 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Competitive Analysis - Reva Electric Car

it can be overcome by adopting various strategies. The company's key strength is that it provides a high technology car, in fact way ahead of others in terms of technology. And the added point is that ... utants, governments are awakening to the several benefits of EV technology. The car is powered by a high performance 37 kW AC induction motor that drives the front wheels, and uses sodium nickel chlor ...

(18 pages) 266 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies