• Pie Charts Chart Data Total
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    Pie Charts An important part of decision making is having a clear understanding of the information used to base decisions from. Charts can be valuable when a need to represent numerical data would benefit communicating information visually. Some of the most important aspects of a good chart are to select the right type of chart (or graph) that can best characterize the data, also, to keep the design simple in order for an audience to easily understand the information. One of the most popular typ...
  • Societal Marketing Concept Retrieved On March
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    Individual Project 11. Given the trend in obesity among American consumers, which industries stand to benefit the most? Why? Given the obesity issues in the American consumers, the food industry has benefited from this trend. Under the Societal Marketing Concept organizations have to balance company profits, customers' wants and the society's interests. The problem is to determine what is best for the society in this case. Because there is a difference between short term consumers' wants and lo...
  • Casual Dress Business Employees 2005
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    How are nonverbal signals sent by casual dress in the workplace? Business Communication Apr 11, 2005 How are nonverbal signals sent by casual dress in the workplace? The phenomenon of casual dress in the business place has come full circle. Many companies are now moving away from casual dress. Many business leaders have come to realize that the nonverbal signals sent by casual dress, conflict with the image the company is attempting to portray. A trend that was seeing more and more companies opt...
  • Chip Set Motherboard Board Cpu
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    January 28, 2005 The motherboard is the main circuit board of a microcomputer. The motherboard contains the connectors for attaching additional boards. Typically, the motherboard contains the CPU, BIOS, memory, mass storage interfaces, serial and parallel ports, expansion slots, and all the controllers required to control standard peripheral devices, such as the display screen, keyboard, and disk drive. Collectively, all these chips that reside on the motherboard are known as the motherboard's c...
  • The Transcontinental Railroads Pacific Railroad
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    The Transcontinental Railroads The Transcontinental Railroad consisted of ten major railroads that together would span the distance between the East and West Coasts of the United States. The completion of these railroads brought change, both for good and bad, and had an enormous impact on the United States and other countries of the world. Without a doubt, each railroad played an important role in shaping America into the country it is today. The Great Northern Railroad was an 8, 316-mile long r...
  • Heart Disease 2005 Blood Cholesterol
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    Atherosclerosis: The Silent Killer Atherosclerosis is one of a group of health problems that define coronary artery disease, oftentimes referred to as heart disease. Atherosclerosis is the leading cause of heart disease in the United States. The following is the definition provided by the American Heart Association: Atherosclerosis (at " er-o-saleh-RO " sis) comes from the Greek words at hero (meaning gruel or paste) and sclerosis (hardness). It's the name of the process in which deposits of fat...
  • Cell And Voice Over Internet Protocol Research
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    Cell and Voice Over Internet Protocol Research Scott Mann University of Phoenix NTC 360 / Network and Telecommunications Concepts Group WH 04 ITP 04 Rita Johnson August 16, 2005 Our contract is coming up for renewal from Nextel our current provider of cellular service, and SBC our local and long distance landline service. I will research three cellular service and Voice over the Internet Protocol providers (VoIP). By looking at three of each will give a good idea of what is out there and what tr...
  • The Ford Pinto Case
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    Business Case (The Ford Pinto) There was strong competition for Ford in the American small-car market from Volkswagen and several Japanese companies in the 1960's. To fight the competition, Ford rushed its newest car the Pinto into production in much less time than is usually required to develop a car. The regular time to produce an automobile is 43 months but Ford took 25 months only (Sat chi, L. , 2005). Although Ford had access to a new design which would decrease the possibility of the Ford ...
  • Financial Services Report April 2 2005
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    Financial Services Industry Report In order to succeed in the global market, it is imperative to know the various global financial institutions and the sources of funds for international operations. This paper will identify the role of financial institutions in the global economy and explore changes this industry will be experiencing during the next decade. In addition, this paper will demonstrate the impact these changes will have on Campbell Soup Company. Financial institutions have the abilit...
  • Knoppix Linux Windows Window 2005
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    Comparison of Windows and X Windows on Knoppix Linux Boot disk and Window 2000 Citing Advantages and Disadvantages to Both Patrick Hanrahan POS/420 Amadou Wane 27, August 2005 Abstract This paper provides an overview of similarities between Windows 2000 and Knoppix Linux Boot disk, as well as including the advantages and disadvantages of both. Table of Contents Abstract 2 Table of Contents 3 Introduction 4 X Windows 4 Windows Managers 5 Microsoft Windows GDI 5 Advantages and Disadvantages 6 Conc...
  • The Future Of Bpl
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    The future of BPL (Broadband over Power Lines) BPL, or Broadband over Power Lines, is in its infancy. Several utility companies are rolling BPL out to their customers for field trials, and "predict that 15 to 20% of its customer base will eventually be on BPL." 1 There are several obstacles surrounding BPL and must be overcome to help with success of BPL. One obstacle is the issue of interference with radio transmissions. Another obstacle is the adoption of new technologies, which could greatly ...
  • Smoking And Heart Disease
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    Abstract Smoking is a deadly habit to keep, literally. Smoking along with other contributing factors such as high blood pressure and cholesterol can cause chronic diseases. One disease that has been the number one killer of men and women in the U. S. is cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease has many contributors, but smoking itself is a high risk to contract the disease. Non-smokers also have to pay attention to the air they are breathing because the smoke around you can kill you! What...
  • Coca Cola Company Competitive Resources
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    Coca-Cola (KO) Analysis Coca-Cola Corporation and its Competitors Coca-Cola was discovered as a result of an accident. In 1886 a pharmacist named John Pemberton cooked up medicinal syrup. When he was done, he figured he had created a fine tonic for people who were tired, nervous, or plagued with sore teeth. He and his assistant mixed it with ice water, sipped it, and proclaimed it tasty. They wanted some more, and the assistant accidentally used carbonated water to mix the second batch. Instead...
  • Managing And Delegation 2005 From Web
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    Being Controller of Finance for XYZ Corporation has enormous responsibilities when it comes to management. Can delegation using the proper techniques in management help the controller in planning, organizing, leading, and controlling the Finance Department at XYZ?" Delegation is a process by which a project manager examines the various responsibilities and tasks at hand, and rather than assuming and completing those tasks and responsibilities on his / her own, that manager decides to assign the ...
  • Bulimia A Threat To Society
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    In a society that discriminates against people, particularly women, who do not look slender, many people find they cannot - or think they cannot - meet society's standards through normal, healthy eating habits and often fall victim to eating disorders. Bulimia Nervosa, an example of an eating disorder that is characterized by a cycle of binge eating and purging, has become very common in our society. Although it generally affects women, men too are now coming to clinics with this kind of disease...
  • Boxer Snowe Amendment Retrieved April
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    Abortion Rights and the Boxer-Snowe Amendment February 15, 2001 was the first day the Global Democracy Act of 2001 was to be introduced by Senator's Barbara Boxer, Olympia Snowe and Lincoln Chafee. This legislation would prevent the United States from imposing undemocratic and dangerous restrictions on health providers overseas. Representatives Nita Lowey and Nancy Johnson also would be introducing matching legislation in the house when it returned from recess. Senator Boxer and Representative L...
  • European Nation Assassination Ferdinand War
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    While there is never just a single event that has led to the start of a world war, or any other serious war, there is often one thing that triggers long lived tensions and thus war ensues. Such was the case in WWI with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. There were many tensions that existed prior to his assassination, but it was his assassination which triggered the war, his assassination that served as an excuse, and perhaps the last straw, so to speak, which led to the First World ...
  • Leadership Profile Magazine 2000
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    Leadership Profile Paper This paper will profile Jeff Hawkins, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Palm One, Inc. examining qualities that Mr. Hawkins exhibits that make him influential leader. The paper will also examine details of the business strategy that make this man an exceptional innovator and his contribution to e Business technology. Vision Jeff Hawkins a graduate of Cornell University is best known as "the inventor who, in 1994, took blocks of mahogany and plywood into his garage and e...
  • Database And Forms Paper
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    This paper will discuss databases, forms and reports. Why has the use of databases increased dramatically? What factors should be considered when designing a database and why? How would you go about designing forms and reports from scratch? In conclusion, a summation will be given along with closing thoughts. Database Usage A database is an organized collection of information or data. It is a collection of organized information in which a computer can easily select and display different fields o...
  • Housing Starts 2005 Web Retrieved
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    Economic Forecasts The retail consumer market must take into consideration many indicator forecasts that help estimate what the economic market will be like for the future. The following information contains two or more forecasts based on our teams six pre-selected indicators. This team will provide reconciliation between both forecasts and will apply economic theory in deciding which one may be the most relevant to the gift and novelty industry. GDP Information retrieved from the Economist Inte...