Essays Tagged: "Rule of Thumb"

Schizophrenia, a basic definition and description of the illness

rson afflicted with schizophrenia may also suffer from multiple personality disorder, it is not the rule of thumb. Unfortunately, due to lack of support from family or friends, many schizophrenics go ...

(7 pages) 221 0 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

This is a Guide to ice fishing

ress in layers, and lots of them.You don't want to be walking on "thin ice" with this sport! A safe rule of thumbis to be sure the ice is at least 4 inches thick. Be sure and check iceconditions befor ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Taylor's management system.

ement system, factories are managed through scientific methods rather than by use of the empirical "rule of thumb" so widely prevalent in the days of the late nineteenth century when F. W. Taylor devi ... tion of work methods Separate Planning function Management by exception principle The use of "slide-rules and similar time-saving devices" Instruction cards for workmen Task allocation and large bonus ...

(9 pages) 236 1 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

External Balance defining the problem, policy implemented to deal with the problem of external stability.

od of time a high CAD will contribute to an increased level of foreign liabilities. It is a general rule of thumb that if the CAD is above 6% of GDP there is a problem. It is a problem because any out ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Physics of Pool.

sed on the type, angle, and momentum of the collision, the ball will respond accordingly. A general rule of thumb for this game of angles is momentum = mass x velocity. The momentum of the cue ball be ...

(1 pages) 39 0 4.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Compares domestic abuse in current society to a book known as Black and Blue.

ousands of years and only recently has it been addressed as a major problem. Late 1870's, when men "ruled the house" there was a law called the "Rule of thumb" which allowed the husband to beat his wi ...

(8 pages) 70 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Info on the navel race between germeny and england.

many and England. On the German side the German emperor Wilhelm II had a dream of being an imperial ruler. He set his sights on having an Empire to match that of the British. To do this he would need ... he naval race was a competition between Germany and England to have the most powerful navy. The old rule of thumb had been to ensure that the British possessed a fleet large enough to face both France ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Description of rent seeking as applied to political corruption

ous for the relevant actor to do something which is not advantageous for the system as a whole.As a rule of thumb, this requirement is more likely to be met under bureaucracies remote from the market ... from their analysis: a well established system of market institutions¡Xclear and transparent rules, fully functioning checks and balances (including strong enforcement mechanisms), and a robust ...

(8 pages) 53 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Violence in Entertainment

s, were already violent.All societies are violent with or with out entertainment. For instance the "Rule of Thumb" (a law stating that any man may beat his wife or family members with a stick, as long ...

(1 pages) 115 6 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Intro to Marketing - Study Notes for the Test (Continues)

ch revealed people purchase low price watches rather that high price.PRODUCT USAGE RATE SEGMENTATIONrule of thumb 80/20.80% of company's sales will come from 20% of its customers.Brand loyalty is impo ...

(3 pages) 111 0 2.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Domestic Violence: Theory, Effects & Interventions A literature review on the causes, and societal, psychological, and physical effects of domestic violence.

eat their wives provided that the stick they used was not thicker than his thumb; hence the phrase "Rule of Thumb"(Heart on a Chain [Video]). Although times have changed in this regard and laws have b ...

(23 pages) 450 2 3.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Health care crisis, this essay is for eng101, this is a cause and effect paper, it details the deline in our health care system

what you pay for. Quality versus quantity has always been the eternal monetary debate. The general rule of thumb for any business transaction is to invest one third and profit two thirds. This basic ...

(2 pages) 115 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stratification system.

g down how the four class inequalities is as follows. Depending on your education you get a job the rule of thumb is the higher education you have the better job you earn. And with that job comes an i ...

(1 pages) 85 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Heuristics and biases

e in a world of full inboxes and shifting deadlines. We often need heuristics (a mental shortcut or rule of thumb) and biases as a way of navigating the information, decisions and choices. A heuristic ... ne before.Whilst we don't measure up to the perfect homo-economicus, in the main decisions based on rules of thumb and less than perfect information work pretty well. You don't need to know how to dri ...

(9 pages) 200 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

In what ways should the process of learning and the nature of the learners themselves influence curriculum design?

ut in its interaction with the pupil's present needs and capabilities.Rohwer (1972) has suggested a rule of thumb for the timing and order of instruction in which he recommends that instruction design ...

(2 pages) 99 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Cell Phones and the Impact on Society

to the device.As a result of mobile phones, subscribers have subliminally created a set of unspoken rules. Manners are what separate us from the primitive monkeys. Once a set of rules have been create ... s toilet noises, flatulence, screams and other sounds that people may find offensive. An additional rule of thumb would be to keep your distance while talking in public. Everyone has there own persona ...

(3 pages) 84 0 4.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Heuristic of the Co-workers Opinion

in a world of constant deadlines and non stop stress. They often need heuristics, which is a mental rule of thumb or shortcut and biases as a way of steering through the large amounts of information, ... o consideration for discrimination purposes must be avoided by the hiring manager. Nothing in these rules prevents employers or hiring managers from asking questions to determine which candidate is mo ...

(5 pages) 51 0 0.0 Jan/2008

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


all briefly gape at microeconomics as a collective sphere of diversified exigency. It is a standard rule of thumb that the more diverse a business is, the more prosperous it will be. This rule works o ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

At a certain point of most anyone’s life, there comes

large groups of people, such as: New York City, Dallas, Orlando, Las Vegas, or Washington DC. As a rule of thumb, you should jump off of something higher than five stories. You don't want to jump off ...

(2 pages) 528 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Waterborne Diseases

me. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), travelers should make a point to follow this rule of thumb: ?Boil it, cook it, peel it or forget it.? Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness ... road, the most likely place a person can contract typhoid fever, it is important to follow the same rule of thumb as with cholera, but also to be vaccinated. If salmonella typhi is present in the bloo ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases