Essays Tagged: "million dollar"

Greed in sports

make what he was "worth" under the current agreement. Michael Jordan had an estimated income of $33 millionin 1994. Last year, Major League Baseball players went on strike because they felt the deal t ... d to hold out during spring training, because he knew he could get more money then his current$2.15 million dollar contract. At one point in every athletes life, there is nothing they would want to do ...

(3 pages) 118 0 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

White collar vs. street crime

costly. This does not mean that white-collar crime does not inflict bodily harm upon people. Multi-million dollar corporations can be twice as deadly as a gang member. When a woman dies of lead expos ...

(3 pages) 423 4 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Drug Legalization

y a myth that U.S. drug enforcement has become too lenient.This myth has been promoted by the multi-million dollar pro-drug legalization lobby, civil libertarians, and misguided academic researchers t ...

(5 pages) 184 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

basic essay on computers from pc to mainframe with case study on networking

per computerToday's desktop personal computers, or PCs, are many times more powerful than the huge, million-dollar business computers of the 1960s and 1970s. Most PCs can perform from 16 to 66 million ... Cs can perform from 16 to 66 million operations per second, and some can even perform more than 100 million. These computers are used not only for household management and personal entertainment, but ...

(6 pages) 275 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

In living Color, advertising in America. Emphasizes on TV and packaging products

ckaging of a product. From the colors the manufacturer chooses to use on the wrapping, to the multi-million dollar expense of television, everyone is influenced by advertising. One of the most powerfu ... o the general public in person. Through the power of television, a spokesperson can be brought into millions of homes without ever having to leave the premises of a TV studio. This allow companies suc ...

(5 pages) 147 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Such A Good Boy, How A Pampered Son's Greed Led to murder, by Lisa Hobbs Birnie

her Doris made out her will in 1989, she made it so herdaughter Sharon would receive half of her $4 million dollar estate, andDarren the other half. At the same time Sharon updated her will to include ...

(9 pages) 59 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hair Style as a Sign, speaks of the importance of style and appearance in the business society

In a thirty story building located in the high-class section of New York City, a multi-million dollar security hedge fund has an office suite. In this office on Park Avenue, I spent my pa ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Alexander Hamilton's Financial Plan

After the Revolutionary War, the United States was left with a $52 million dollar national debt as well as a $25 million dollar debt from the individual states. Alexan ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.7 Feb/2003

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

Article about lax gun laws in America.

ney. She now remains on welfare, having squandered her family's considerable wealth on her multiple million dollar business ventures. Although I am not a psychiatrist, I'm pretty sure most psychiatris ...

(2 pages) 148 2 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Mainframes vs PC's.

y are not portable, at all. Maintenance is usually carried out by a third-party under strict, multi-million dollar contracts. A typical PC will have one or two hard drives, with 40 Gigabytes of hard d ...

(5 pages) 161 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

In what ways is Athenian democracy similar to American democracy?

Our country was called a democracy when we still had millions of slaves. Our nation today is called a democracy when millions of citizens never exercise ... vote, a few hundred party leaders select our national political candidates, and only those who have million-dollar treasuries can run for political office with a reasonable chance of winning. Latin Am ...

(2 pages) 55 1 2.1 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

This essay is a review on the movie Chicago. The essay is written in depth to describe the action and the making of the film.

" If you can't be famous... be infamous." With a $40 million dollar budget and box office sales of $2.074 million within the first weekend of opening, it ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Lack of knowledge

someone that they are not. Every one wants a chance at fortune. After all the American dream is the million dollar home, and a Mercedes in the driveway. And Some people will do whatever it takes to ma ...

(4 pages) 94 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Level Paying Field

Current sports salaries are reaching astronomical figures. Players are signing 50 million-dollar contracts and up just because they happen to be pretty good at hitting a baseball. No ... ows teams to ignore the salary cap and re-sign a veteran at any price. Michael Jordan alone makes 6 million more than the team salary cap. The owners want this modified because some teams are just too ... ery good point. Salary caps are important to keep teams close, but that leaves great players making millions while the good players make too little. The owners are trying to get the most money out of ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

In what way has the marketing of 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy, fulfilled the expectations of the target audience?

written half a century previously.There is always a great deal of expectation surrounding any multi-million dollar movie adaptation from a powerfully recognisable novel however 'The Lord of the Rings' ... in movie history there was technology available to create the 'Tolkien World' and with a hefty $300 million to make the trilogy for the first time the resources were available to make a movie trilogy ...

(11 pages) 106 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Business Ethics surrounding doctor office visits. More than half of all patients spend at least twenty minutes in the waiting room before seing the doctor.

th his doctor for a sore throat. He has a 4pm customer meeting that same afternoon to close a multi-million dollar deal. The sales executive knows that the customer is a stickler for punctuality, but ...

(5 pages) 58 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Friendster, a new social networking entrepreneurship. Define the market sytstem, and creative destruction. Will this entrepreneurship become a victim of creative destruction.

ibe Network, being backed by large venture capitalist firms pouring out a lot of money, almost $ 40 million.Almost five million Internet users have accessed Friendster, but surprising enough, Friendst ... ided taking venture capitalist's money for the first year, but now that they have accepted the $ 13 million dollar investment, those qualities that made them different have long since disappeared. And ...

(3 pages) 173 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Hazing...growing into a nationwide dilemma. The pros and the cons to convince you that hazing is not right in our society.

emma. There are numerous people, now, struggling over the issue of whether it's right or wrong. The million dollar question has become "to haze, or not to haze." To set the record straight, hazing is ...

(12 pages) 76 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

State of mind and positive attitutes correlate with better physical health

A Positive OutlookState of mind issues has a deep impact on your overall, physical well-being. Millions of dollars are spent with the hope of a full recovery, when we can use the power within, wh ... uch with your emotions, you can also get in touch with your health.The world of recovery is a multi-million dollar industry. Every year people spent lots of money, searching for a remedy for many ailm ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Life as a dancer

alian ballet is a classical ballet company that tours nationally and internationally. It is a multi-million dollar business with an artistic and a business side. Threes much more to ballet than the da ...

(5 pages) 32 0 1.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays