• Cross Cultural Learning Memory Studies
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    M ROL Project I - February 25, 2005 Focus: Cross-Cultural Studies of Learning and Memory Topic: Social and Cultural Differences in Learning Author: Zand ria Introduction: The need to understand cultural differences is obvious today. Many societies are multicultural, and many people and organizations collaborate across different ethnic and cultural boundaries. It is important that a person can recognize other people's different ways of living and working and learning. The different experiences th...
  • Change Management Cross Cultural
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    Content and Structure Introduction (intercultural dimension) Intercultural Management and culture change / cultural leadership styles (why resistance matters) The impact of personal change/Cross-cultural management (culture-specific perception and skills for effective conflict resolution) Outlook and Conclusion The intercultural dimension in change processes Definitions (I) Definitions (II) CULTURE is everything that people have , think and do as members of their society Material objects Ideas, ...
  • Factors Affecting The Resistance Of Wire
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    Aim: To investigate the factors that affect the resistance in a conductor. The main factors that affect the resistance in a conductor are: . Length. Temperature. Cross sectional area. Material. Magnetism The factor that we are going to change is the cross sectional area. Hypothesis: I think that the higher the cross sectional area, the lower the resistance in the conductor will be. This is because the Resistance in a metal conductor happens because as the electrons move through the material (on...
  • Jimmy Cross War Decision Scared
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    Tim O'Brien's, The Things they Carried is a riveting tale of struggle and sacrifice, self indulgence and self pity, and the intra personal battles that reeked havoc on even the most battle tested soldiers. O'Brien is able to express these ideas through eloquent writing and descriptive language that makes the reader feel as if he were there. The struggle to avoid cowardice is a prevailing idea in all of O'Brien's stories. In "On the Rainy River", O'Brien writes of intra personal struggle in its m...
  • Book Report On Clara Barton
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    Book Report Leni Hamilton, Clara Barton Founder, American Red Cross, Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1988. Clara Barton attacked many social problems of the 1800 s. From creating a free school, to being on the front lines helping soldiers in the Civil War, to creating the American Red Cross, Clara Barton was a humanitarian. She fought for what she believed in and because of her never-ending fight for people, the world is a different place. Clara Barton was born during 1821 in Massachusetts....
  • Cross Stitch Kits Lovely Fact
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    Hi, my name is Ann Smith. I'm 37 years old, married with three beautiful children all under 7. I originally started out with tapestry kits and by mistake picked up a counted cross stitch kit. I panicked thinking I ll never be able to do this, but I had a go and the end result has been hanging in my mothers house for the last 10 years. At the time I was also keen on archery and in fact it started taking over my life as I entered competitions and was practicing every night. Then I met my future h...
  • Community Service In East Africa John Are
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    CHAPTER ONE 1. 0. Introduction This report is about the Tanzania Red Cross written after community service fieldwork by eleven students from the East African Uongozi Institute, between 04 th and 10 th July, 2002. The Community service involved working with the Red Cross in the Dar es salaam International Trade Fair[DIFF] which was on at the time and we were allocated to work at the Red Cross tents at the Fair ground to help administer first aid to any causalities. The East African Uongozi Instit...
  • The American Red Cross
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    Carlos HofmeisterJanuary 10, 2005 Ms. Rivera/ Health Education Class The American Red Cross It is important to know how the Red Cross began. It was in June 1859 when Henry Dunant went to Solferino, north of Italy. He was a spectator of a small but bloody war. French and Italians had a battle against Austrians. There were more or less 40, 000 victims. He was completely horrified with the scene. He interrupted his trip to help the hurt and organized volunteers to save lives. When Henry Dunant wen...
  • The Things They Carried Possessions Of Character
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    The Things They Carried: Possessions of Character 'The Things They Carried,' by Tim O'Brien, contains many references to " possessions of character.' Many things Lt. Cross carries were carried by all, including: military equipment, stationery, photographs, diseases, food, the land of Vietnam itself, their lives, and even more. O'Brien highlights these along with special things that Lt. Jimmy Cross carries. He, thus, reveals something of what Cross values. Belongings reflect his character and th...
  • The Various Types Of Skiing
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    The Various Types of Skiing English 104-05 Feb. 11, 1997 Classification Every four years in the Winter Olympics, we see professional athletes compete in many areas ranging from downhill skiing to high-speed bobsledding. We see the professionals demonstrate their spectacular abilities, and we try to emulate them in our own activities. In the Olympics, cross-country and downhill skiing are two very popular sports, and even non-professionals can get into them. In this essay I will classify the vari...
  • Jimmy Cross Martha Story Picture
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    Released From the Grip of What He Carried: Freedom Birds " They dreamed of freedom birds. At night, on guard, staring into the dark, they were carried away by jumbo jets. They felt the rush of takeoff. Gone! They yelled. (286). 'Freedom bird' an appropriate term for the jumbo jets that take the soldiers from their tour because it gives them the freedom from what has been holding them back. Throughout the story, First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross has his mind everywhere but on his infantry he is suppo...
  • Cross Cultural Negotiations Negotiation Business Training
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    Cross cultural negotiation is one of many specialized areas within the wider field of cross cultural communications. By taking cross cultural negotiation training, negotiators and sales personnel give themselves an advantage over competitors. There is an argument that proposes that culture is inconsequential to cross cultural negotiation. It maintains that as long as a proposal is financially attractive it will succeed. However, this is a na " ive way of approaching international business. Let u...
  • Basic Techniques Of Managing Deviance
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    There are 5 basic techniques of managing deviance. There is secrecy, manipulating the physical setting, rationalizations, change to non-d'eviance, and joining deviant subcultures. The act of secrecy is easily defined as the word itself. The deviant keeps secrets from those around them. The thought behind it being that if nobody ever knows about their deviant behavior there is no one who can place negative sanctions upon the deviant. Next, manipulating the physical setting, the deviant chooses t...
  • Jesus Christ And The Red Cross Knight
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    -Jesus Christ and the Red Cross Knight- In his first book of The Faerie Queen, Edmund Spenser recites the tale of the Red Cross Knight and the many trials and tribulations that he encounters along his quest to save Princess Una's kingdom. Throughout the tale Spenser makes many allusions to the Red Cross Knight being a Christ-like character. All of the qualities and attributes which Red Cross develops along the way lead up to his personification of Christ on the third day of the dragon fight. Man...
  • The Dream Of The Rood
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    Creating a Warrior: Analyzing The Dream of the Rood The story of Christ's crucifixion is one of the most important and well known stories of the Bible. It has been told through many different perspectives but none more unique then the one shared in The Dream of the Rood. Told through the view of the cross The Dream of the Rood is based on the story of the crucifixion. However when compared to original account, told in the Lords book, striking changes are apparent. The most striking of these cha...
  • Cultural Training Cross Companies Countries
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    I found this article interesting related to 'The future of cross-cultural training'. No doubt due to Globalisation we can see that most of the multi national organisations worldwide, are developing their work force to work in culturally diverse environments. This enables the managers and other staff to work effectively for the accomplishment of the corporate goals. It is said that diversity and comlexity are every where and every day in real life. I endorse it and in my opinion the best way to f...
  • The Stone And The Cross
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    The material I have read tells me about how white men could be so cold-hearted towards the faith of the Indians. The setting of this story was in the highlands of the Andes Mountains. There was a little boy who was ten years old, he was going to another village, he was being guided by a native Indian, a servant of the boy's father. The Indian was concerned about how the boy would react about the altitude sickness. So he asked the boy "Master, you are not concerned about getting altitude sickness...
  • Comparison Of Thanatopsis And The Cross Of Snow
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    Romantic writers find beauty and authenticity in the supernatural realm. William Cullen Bryant and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow provide excellent samples of works of Romantic poetry with their poems, "Thanatopsis" and "The Cross of Snow." In "Thanatopsis," Bryant attempts to describe the ways in which life after death is superior to life on Earth. In Longfellow's poem, he mourns the lost of his wife. Although both poems treat the subject of death as the main idea, they convey differences and simil...
  • Challenges Facing Cross Sex Friendships
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    Society has a hard time believing a "just friends" label between people of the opposite sex. Or maybe it's that "just friends" implies that "the relationship is not what it could or ought to be but is "just" a friendship." (O'Meara, 1989) Many different values and behaviors affect cross sex friendships such as, attraction, gender roles, past relationships, education and obviously, family values. In the first article, 'I like you... as a friend': The role of attraction in cross-sex friendship" Re...
  • Cross Country Vs Baseball
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    There are many sports played around the world today. Cross-country running and baseball are two that a lot of people participate in. Many do not even consider running to be a sport. Although it differs greatly from other team sports that are popular, it is a very unique sport. Baseball is a team sport and consists of a number of people playing different positions. Someone could be a great baseball player, but be a terrible pitcher. It is not necessary to have all the skills of all the players t...