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Literature Resource Center

Our literature resource center offers a brief overview and introduction to world literature. While many English-language literature courses focus solely on novels written by English-speaking writers and from a Western-perspective, world literature courses take a global perspective, including novels written about different countries and novels by authors who were raised in those countries along with novels written by English-speaking authors about the English-speaking world. Taken as a whole, these novels offer insight into life around the globe. World Literature Reading List World literature reading lists change from university to university and professor to professor, but here are some of the Continue Reading...

Swot Analysis for Nba D-league

directly readies and prepares them for transitioning to the NBA. What unique or lowest-cost resources can you draw upon that others can't? The D-League can draw upon affiliated teams' resources in the NBA, owners' outlay, professional facilities, professional coaching staff, networks of agents, players, coaches and representatives, and training camps. What do people in your market see as your strengths? The strength of the D-League is that it can take talented players who are not quite ready for NBA-level play and prepare them for NBA-level contests. What factors mean that you "get the sale"? The overwhelming factor is the possibility… Continue Reading...

Shortage Of Water in California

desalinization and shifting of agricultural priorities are seemingly on the horizon, the current prospects of the water resources and status in California is not in good shape and there seems to be little immediate prospect of that changing.   Analysis Something that has to be made clear is that the current drought conditions in California are nothing new. Indeed, the current drought situation goes back more than two generations, dating back to about 1970. Indeed, taking photos from as far back as 1976 and from the last year or two show much the same conditions and problems, at least… Continue Reading...

Electronic Database for Records Medical Division

statistical analysis; to increase departmental efficiency and free up resources for other activities, and to increase utility of the data provided to the sales and marketing areas. Functional Specification: The functional specification for this project is the following: when an enquiry is received, details of the enquiry will be recorded on the database. The Medical Associate may then search the database for either historical data or standard letters by entering one or more search criteria. When the appropriate past enquiry or standard letter has been identified, the information can be provided immediately to the enquirer over the telephone. With… Continue Reading...

Chesapeake Middle Colonies Georgia and the Carolinas

their apparent "God-given" power to carry out farming, fishing and hunting activities within Native Americans' lands and water resources. Chesapeake and Middle Colonies The region lying between the Chesapeake (i.e., Virginia and Maryland) and the New England colonies encompassed New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware (i.e., "middle colonies") which were formerly Dutch colonies. By the year 1670, the largely-Protestant migrant group from the Netherlands boasted the world's biggest mercantile fleet as well as the loftiest living standards. They were in control of trade in the northern European region and grew into one among the most liberal and multicultural… Continue Reading...

Social Capital

values and knowledge that aid collaboration within or among groups. It alludes to the resources accessible in and via individual and business networks. These resources comprise of conceptions, data, information, business prospects, power, capital and emotional support (OECD, 2016). Kritsotakis and Gamarnikow (2004) explain that social capital can be delineated as the summation of five characteristics. First is the existence of community networks, which encompasses human interrelation within a community through societies, groups and other networks. Secondly, there is civic engagement that includes the participation of individuals in the communal practices and the utilization of the aforementioned networks. A… Continue Reading...

Systems Perspective and Social Work Practice

the use of a systems perspective helps to understand resources that are available to client and his/her interactions with these resources. The information is in turn utilized to develop a suitable treatment plan for the client based on available resources and his/her interactions with the multiple systems in his/her life. Based on this scenario, one of the important support systems or resources for Lester's condition is his family. As shown in the case, Lester is close with his family, especially his sister-in-law who has enhanced the level of support she gives to Lester (Plummer, Makris & Brocksen, 2014). The… Continue Reading...

Performance Management

measurements of employee effectiveness that provide insight into how efficient allocation of resources might best be achieved. Still, there are other factors and decision making management personnel who should have a say in how resources are allocated. By combining the insights of various management personnel (not just from performance management), a decision about resource allocation can be reached through a kind of democratic process -- i.e., a collaborative or committee process that takes various aspects of the situation into consideration (such as resource availability, timelines, overall objective of the organization, etc.). In this manner, the sense that the performance… Continue Reading...

Control As Function Of the Management

the daily running of the business in relation to the human resources, as well as being responsible for the quality of the products that an organization could be manufacturing. This is one function of management, unlike the planning, organizing and leading function, that does not come to an end as long as the organization still exists, this job of management is never complete. The basic bureaucratic control system that can commonly apply to almost all organization often takes four major steps; setting the performance standards-this includes the consulted approach of the various management personnel and even external consultants in… Continue Reading...

Engineering Websites Of Three Colleges

there. Beyond that, the links and things there are similar, but with two key differences. First, there is a " resources" bar at the top, above everything else, that links to resources for undergraduates, graduates, parents and faculty. Tulane should add something like that because it is clearly not linked on the main page. This should obviously correlate to the physical operations of the admissions office and the Engineering School in particular. Another thing that is present that Tulane should use is that there is a quick bar of statistics that show what makes Rice elite including the amount of… Continue Reading...

Theory Of Competitive Advantage

for Strategy Formulation” is about exploiting an organization’s internal resources to propel its business model. The author explores the concept of how by simply assessing and becoming aware of a company’s resources, organizations can use that material to optimize their competitive advantage. The author details this information from a scholarly perspective in which he reveals that this approach was a long neglected one for strategy. Originally, organizations simply focused on the external environment and how best to adapt to it as the core of their strategic endeavors. He alludes to the fact that this tendency was partially due to… Continue Reading...

Arapahoe County 2015 Adopted Budget

on properly throughout the rest of the financial period. The budgeting process quantifies a plan the allocation of resources for the subsequent financial period. This process starts out at the onset of every financial year in order to come up with a proper placement of funds in the year. Imperatively, budgeting at the departmental level is a decentralized procedure and the department is liable for coming up with its budget. Therefore, by using a pro rata rate it becomes possible to finalize the reduction process and included in the main budget. Continue Reading...

Apple\'s Human Resources Strategy

be quite chaotic, because the rapid pace of growth places strain on the talent within the company. The human resources department has to keep a rapid pace of hiring, ensuring all the while that it is bringing in the right people to support the mission going forward. Just as important, the new hires have to blend in with the existing organizational culture. This can be a significant challenge when the growth comes as rapidly as it did for Apple in the 2000s. The company's growth trajectory started with an established culture under Steve Jobs, the introduction of the iPod,… Continue Reading...

The Organization and Structure Of Fire Department

leadership. However, it is recommended strongly that two new positions be created: one in human resources, and one in information technology. All technical positions will be clearly defined by identifying needs. Needs assessments will help the department determine whether we need more building inspectors and fire code consultants, or whether we need more training technicians. Information technology specialists will help our department retain strong communications connections with law enforcement, hospitals, emergency medical technicians, and other first responders. Also, the information technology will help our own first responders more efficiently respond to fire and other disaster calls, deploying exactly the… Continue Reading...

Characteristics Of an Effective Nurse Administrator

need to have a firm command of financial management and human resources management expertise. Nurse administrators also need to know about how to form strategic alliances with partners in the community, government, and private sector. Essentially, nurse administrators tend to be relatively far removed from the job of actual nursing and provision of care, while also keeping in mind the need for patient-centric policies. Strong communication skills, organizational and coordination skills, leadership skills, and of course, strategic management skills are among the core characteristics of an effective nurse administrator. Scope and Standards A nurse administrator serves in an executive,… Continue Reading...