Essays Tagged: "Measurement"

Measurement of Free-Fall Acceleration

Measurement of Free-Fall AccelerationIntroductionGalileo Galilei (1564-1642), the man first accredit ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Proportions of Numbers and Magnitudes

urately compared because there is a standard unit representing one of something. Numbers allow for measurement and degrees of ordinal position through which one can better compare quantity. In short ... n)b and (m)c = (n)d, or(m)aThough, because magnitudes are continuous quantities, and an exact measurement of magnitudes is impossible, it is not possible to say by how much one exceeds the other ...

(3 pages) 85 1 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Cryogenics and the future

of cryogenics, the terms Celsius and Fahrenheit are rarely used. Instead scientists use a different measurement called the Kelvin (K). The Kelvin scale for Cryogenics goes from 173 K to a fraction of ...

(6 pages) 77 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Poverty Vs The economy

cieties. No society distributes income evenly. Despite all the conceptual and technical problems of measurement, the government has devised a widely cited poverty index that reflects the different con ...

(6 pages) 414 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Annual Report of a company - Toronto Dominion Bank

cy. It measures Canadian Tire's ability to pay their debts as they come due. The current ratio is a measurement of the company's ability to pay short-term debts. At the beginning of the year 2000 Cana ...

(4 pages) 83 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Sociology Career Essay

. Sociology is not based on philosophical speculations, but instead of based on experimentation and measurement. Sociology is a field that you should be highly specialized in one area. The most well k ...

(3 pages) 207 1 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


by honor, fame, and accomplishments. Hrothgar, king of the Danes, is one example of the Anglo-Saxon measurement of importance in Beowulf. In Canto 1 the story teller describes his wealth and importanc ...

(4 pages) 112 1 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hitachi: True Experimental Design - MGT 480: Business Research Applications (Third in a series of Hitachi research method studies)

Research"Experiments are studies involving intervention by the researcher beyond that required for measurement" (Cooper & Schindler, 2002, p. 381). Essentially, this means that the researcher con ... s were ordered and inspected upon arrival at the HAP-LA facility. The inspection included a precise measurement of the threads to ensure that there were no variations in the covers.After the covers we ...

(3 pages) 166 0 3.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Duties and Responsibilities of Project Managers

e of the project. Three basic duties involved with most projects include: planning, overseeing, and measurement of project. In addition to all the duties required of the project manager, adaptability ... project manager.Criteria established in the initial planning phase are used to measure the project. Measurements include meeting deadlines, specifications, and quality control. Quality controls are im ...

(2 pages) 479 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

GLOBALIZATION, excellent psper about the integration of the world.Also explained 3 perspectives of the Global Economy. Used exampled from book by Thomas Friedman.

tem of markets and nations where things are a lot faster and cheaper then ever before. Its defining measurement is a speed. It is a system of new technologies, digitization, communicating and most kno ...

(3 pages) 376 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Explaining the value of our money. It compares and contrasts how we obtained our monetary system.

carry. Beaver pelts have been used as money. But money need not have an intrinsic value. Money is a measurement of value that the whole community agrees upon, whereas barter, requires everyone to know ...

(2 pages) 103 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Michelangelo Buonarroti's life as a child,a young man,and an old timer.

As an artist he was unmatched, the creator of works of beauty that express the full measurement of the human condition. But in a world where art flourished only with patronizing manner ...

(12 pages) 92 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Harmonisation of accounting standards.

financialstatements from different countries are prepared according to a common set of principles ofmeasurement and disclosure".Harmonisation means that deviating rules, which do not exclude themselve ...

(10 pages) 536 1 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Elasticity of Demand: Elasticity of Cigarettes in Alexandria

increase, would these encourage consumers to buy less? If so then the product would have a certain measurement of elasticity."Alexandria officials hope most smokers will respond o the increase like M ...

(2 pages) 129 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How police corruption remains a tainted reminder of police brutality in the US.

trol over time.Despite its apparent significance and the vast resources invested in the police, the measurement of police corruption-or, for that matter, any other type of corruption-is surprisingly u ... transactions and the lack of incentives to release information about them render obtaining accurate measurements-the actual number of corrupt incidents and offenders, and the actual losses arising fro ...

(12 pages) 292 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Basic Theories to the Conceptualizations of Job Analysis Accuracy.

suggests that a "true score" esists for a given job and that true scores are stavle over time. Any measurement variation error are eliminated or aggragated across time or sources. Through this, resea ... as the methods of data collection and sources of data. The ability to estimate multiple sources of measurement error simultaneously enable us to examine how different methods, sources of data, locati ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Customer value for B2C

two present several methods to measure customer value. Part three explains the suitable definition, measurement for business to consumer. In addition, the way how to create and deliver customer value ... nd recommendations for the report and for the B2C.This report aims to give suitable definitions and measurements for the SBU ---- B2C. From the report, it shows that different persons consider custome ...

(11 pages) 560 1 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Explain why no single measure is adequate for measuring inequality between countries

inequality. Measuring inequality is not easy, but looking at specific data of country has allowed a measurement to be fairly accurate.One of the oldest and simplest methods has been to look at a count ... given equal weight and a score from 0 to 1 is given for each country. This is a much more accurate measurement then any single one such as GNP or percentage living in urban areas. The scores are quit ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Discussion into the impact of adoption of International Accounting Standards to the UK

d therefore companies produce yearly accounts, showing items such as incomes, cash flows, and asset measurement. These users usually have a vested interest in that company; the most in need are probab ... zations like the World Bank may benefit from comparability of company information such as liquidity measurements and level of liabilities. Labour unions may also like to seek better comparisons betwee ...

(6 pages) 278 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Accounting for Income

ithout impoverishing themselves (Hicks, 1946, p.172). However, the accounting rules that define the measurement of income are relatively ad hoc. Revenue/expense measurement and recognition guidelines ... s of these sales. Conventionally, the accounting profession has used transaction approach to income measurement.b)Accounting income is based on the period postulate and refers to the financial perform ...

(7 pages) 207 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting