Essays Tagged: "Problem solving"

The MCAS (Research Paper)

Despite initial problems and opposition, MCAS testing will result in a more rounded and educated student body. The t ... fficult change for some students and faculty but it will reap many rewards in improved learning and problem solving.Adjusting to new methods of teaching and test taking has always been a topic of deba ... on department. It was hoped that this additional testing would improve the manner in which students problem solved and took in new information. Due to the high levels of comprehension in the test, int ...

(8 pages) 299 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Problem Solving (Math)

Problem SolvingThere are many different strategies that good problem solvers use to solve aproblem. ... e aproblem. Before using a strategy, you must remember a few things. First, take your time.Few good problem solvers solve problems fast. Second, don't give up. You will neversolve a problem if you don ... anotherway. And if the second way doesn't work, try a third way.There are a few steps to solving a problem that you should follow. First, read theproblem very carefully. Try to understand every word ...

(2 pages) 233 1 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Liberal Arts Education

jects that compliment each other. With these new inventions, discoveries, ideas, and new methods of problem solving, society will advance in a positive direction. Standards of living will rise with th ...

(6 pages) 213 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

My Personal Achivement

e Robotics Team, I was able to learn the systematic ways of applying textbook material to realistic problem solving. This was my greatest challenge. As a member of a core group, we were able to devise ... t the 1996 National Championships. Another aspect of my participation with this high school club in problem solving was to acquire the neccessary funds in the construction materials, competition fees ...

(2 pages) 93 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Community based policing provides hope for law enforcement.

community?II.The two elements of C.B.P. law enforcement philosophy are:A. Community partnership.B. Problem solving.III. The reaction of police to change.IV. The future of C.B.P.A. A first step in C.B ... slow and overburdened, were losing ground rapidly. Police leaders feltthe need to reflect on these problems and their overall relationship (theirimage) with the public. In their attempts to understan ...

(7 pages) 754 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Experiental Training, a fundamental element of a corporations success

objectives by allowing participants to develop a high level of trust in their peers, improve their problem-solving ability, and generally improve the level of interpersonal communications between gro ... ling with the sum of its parts. By breaking participants into small groups and giving them a simple problem to solve, you can teach them about the issues that arise for teams. For example, if they wor ...

(8 pages) 503 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Explain fully why it is essential for organisations to continually train and develop their employees. How can the benefits you describe be measured?

potential distinct roles to perform. One role is as consultant to top management for organisational problem solving, by helping identify and solve problems. The second role is about formulating of tra ... loyee teams are created and trained for greaterresponsibility and decision making in order to solve problems.This method calls for shared information C vertically and laterally. (International Journal ...

(10 pages) 702 0 4.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Business Plan, norming and storming factors

k requirements, skills, time constraints, economic and political forces, influence the formation of problem-solving groups. The individuals assigned to work in a group face the challenge of learning t ... ent with these discussions. Roles often serve as source of confusion and conflict, which was also a problem in our case. We needed to decide the posts of the company we were going to set up and for th ...

(4 pages) 236 1 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Future of Management

r can make the business vision a reality. This is accomplished by developing abilities in teamwork, problem solving, and critical thinking. Strategic thinking should also be a tool to help confront ch ... ncreasing observation skills, top management will become more aware of what motivates people, solve problems more effectively, and be able to distinguish between alternatives.The third criterion is vi ...

(3 pages) 616 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Managerial Functions.

g. For every organization, planning process is rational and agreeable to the scientific approach to problem solving. It consists of a logical and systematic series of steps. Managers of higher level h ... elingIn any organization, managers use controls to help employees achieve objectives. An employee's problem performance is often related to non-job factors. The supervisor is in the best position to s ...

(4 pages) 308 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Future of Management.

ation during today's rapidly changing business world.Of course, the management function can include problem solving and facilitating meetings as well as the traditional bureaucratic tasks. However, it ... ct. Start-ups many times are intensely led and under managed, so that enthusiasm leads to unplanned problems, overspending and missed deadlines. There are many different ways to exercise the managemen ...

(3 pages) 423 4 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Self-managed Teams.

9)". The team is charged with monitoring and reviewing its own overall process as well as assigning problem-solving duties to group members. Each team is unique and creates its own climate to work und ... gnment based on the necessary requirements, continual improvement of how the work is done, tackling problems that arise, identifying opportunities for improved methods, sharing of information, and tra ...

(3 pages) 155 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Balkins. should the U.S. intervene in the internal conflicts of the Balkans?

-Your Name--Class-Problem Solving ActivityBalkans-Date-People around the world always have different opinions about ev ... The Balkans does not suggest the need for human intervention. This area has always had a history of problems and has always worked it out before. The United States is being effected negatively. It is ...

(4 pages) 37 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Relationship between Critical Thinking and Decision Making.

res leaders that can successfully transform their organizations. In the corporate world, innovative problem solving, critical analytical thought and sound decision-making key the success and dominance ... ix steps to critical thinking and decision-making (McCall and Kaplan, 2001):1) Define and isolate a problem2) Gather information3) Outline possible solutions4) Establish metrics or measures for a solu ...

(4 pages) 542 0 4.4 Nov/2003

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

How we dream....

from our soul and help us to progress on life's path. They help us in a variety of ways from simple problem solving to understanding the deeper levels of our consciousness. Dreams help us gain inspira ... t to learning how we can feel happier, healthier, and more fulfilled. Many people have solved their problems through their dreams. Some have created music and poetry in them while others have experien ...

(3 pages) 95 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

This essay talks about the effects of televesion on children in america

. Only a handful of programs will teach children important skills such as math, reading, science or problem solving. Most of the shows on television, including cartoons and family shows are non- educa ... to the horror of violence. These influence children to gradually accept violence as a way to solve problems. Children end up committing violent activities that they regret and they end up going to ja ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Analysis of broken windows policing in Milwaukee

uisance offenses. The zero tolerance policy has reduced many public nuisances, but has created many problems along the way. Milwaukee's departure from problem solving and community policing through it ... ing without regards to the unique needs and wants of individual communities has created most of the problems. A quality of life policing strategy is best suited for communities that are concerned with ...

(6 pages) 75 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Criminal Shadows: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer. A book by David Canter. Book Review

ve developed so fast it starts to read like a history book. The book is set out in four main parts: Problem Solving, Approach, Development and Resolutions and draws the reader through the book in an o ...

(4 pages) 91 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How to have Lucid Dreams. Tips on how you can have Lucid Dreams.

ion to Hawaii, Nepal, or even Mars, going to that board room meeting a day early, brainstorming and problem-solving while having greater access to your subconscious, exploring amazing dreamscapes, enc ... for things other than lucid dreaming and out of body experiences like brainstorming, visualization, problem-solving, creativity, relaxation and a host of other things. If you want more info on brainwa ...

(14 pages) 68 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Transforming strategic interaction into deliberative problem-solving: European comiyology in the foodstuffs sector Christian Joerges and Juergen Neyer

Transforming strategic interaction into deliberative problem-solving: European comiyology in the foodstuffs sectorChristian Joerges and Juergen NeyerThe ... al frameworks and legal principles-their argument is transdisciplinary and it addresses a classical problem: How do institutions affect social practices and help to discipline politics?They understand ... ustrating:-the dependence of functioning markets on regulation-informational market failures-agency problems in the selection of regulators-conflicting expert opinion-the intrusion of new concerns abo ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science