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Rodrigo works with WritePass as an Editor. He assists in posting and editing articles on WritePass Journal.

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Facebook’s Initial Public Offering

| December 10, 2016

The reasons for Facebook to go public In the beginning, Facebook, through its founder Mark Zuckerberg, was unwilling to go public and refused a number of buyout offers. However, it reached the 500 threshold after accepting private investments from firms, which eventually made Zuckerberg decide to go public.

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Comparing Old & New Terrorism

| December 10, 2016

Introduction 1.1 Background In the countdown to the end of the twentieth century, notable scholars came up with a new concept of ‘New Terrorism’ which represents a shift from the traditional terrorism. The ‘new terrorism’ ‘refers to a qualitative change in the nature of terrorism, which has allegedly taken place during the 1990s’ (Kurtulus 2007:476).

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What types of memory are typically impaired in amnesia?

| December 10, 2016

Abstract Amnesia is a condition that impacts many people worldwide. This essay illustrates the basic overview of the condition alongside the primary components that make up the condition. 

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Space meets knowledge The impact of workplace design On knowledge sharing 

| December 10, 2016

Abstract An examination of the role the physical workplace plays in creating opportunities and barriers that influence knowledge management has become a matter of substantial debate. Design of good workplaces for knowledge sharing is considered a major challenge for any organisation.

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The population in Newham is rising and is projected to continue to rise significantly. It has a very young and highly diverse population, and will benefit from a demographic dividend over the next decade, with high proportions of working age individuals and lower proportions of older and younger dependents.

| December 10, 2016

Introduction In reference to the Newham London Local Economic Assessment, 2010 to 20279 (2010), “the population in Newham is rising and is projected to continue to rise significantly. It has a very young and highly diverse population, and will benefit from a demographic dividend over the next decade, with high proportions of working age individuals […]

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Establishing a Claim in Negligence

| December 10, 2016

Introduction In for a claim for negligence to be established the claimant will be required to prove that they have suffered damage and that intentional behaviour or at least recklessness existed. This will allow a determination to be made as to whether the claimants have any possible tort of negligence claims against the defendants.

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The effect of Vitamin D supplementation on breast cancer risk

The effect of Vitamin D supplementation on breast cancer risk

| December 10, 2016

Abstract The impact of vitamin D supplementation on breast cancer prevention and diminishment has become a matter of sustained debate.  This study proposes to utilize a combination Post-Positivism approach to assess the practice.

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The links between domestic violence and homelessness and the extent to which help is available by victims

| December 10, 2016

Introduction This paper explores the relationship between homelessness and domestic violence. Additionally, the paper examines the available means of assistance which can be accessed by victims of domestic violence. While domestic violence against men, children, the elderly and homosexuals has been well documented, the most common sort of domestic violence is the abuse of women […]

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Nutrition and Dietetics Proposal-Discussion/Conclusion

| December 10, 2016

Introduction The main aim of this project was to assess the relationship of CVD risk factors and diet in Cuban Americans.  More specifically, this project was aimed to see the association of omega 3 fatty acid with CVD biomarkers, homocysteine and CRP in Cuban Americans with and without type 2 diabetes. These aims were targeted […]

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A right to [medical] treatment ‘on demand’ is unlikely to emerge. What we may see develop in the next few years is a legal right to an equitable process of decision – making about NHS treatment.’ Brazier, M. and Cave, E. [2007] Medicine, Patients and the Law, 4th ed., London, Penguin Books. Utilising appropriate authority, critically discuss the validity of this statement

| November 26, 2016

Introduction      Decision-making about hospital treatment has been undergoing a slow revolution from the old perspective of the doctor knowing best[1] and carrying out treatment without any consultation of the patient to today’s environment which is evolving towards a shared model of decision making as exemplified by the Coalition Government’s White Paper Equity and Excellence: Liberating […]

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Recruitment And Selection In A Social Setting

| November 26, 2016

INTRODUCTION People form an integral part of an organization. Indeed, there is no organization that can run without its human resources. Recruitment and selection has thus far reaching implications for the proper functioning of the organization. Most organizations are known to eagerly have their posts filled in order to ensure continuity of services.

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Impact Of The Latest Advances In Technology On Recruitment And Selection

| November 26, 2016

ABSTRACT In the face of a new era of downsizing, garnering of qualified workforce remains a key organizational goal. A commonly held view among the human resource managers is that the human resources are the most important assets of an organization and that they offer the only non-imitative competitive edge.

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Root Causes of Financial Crisis in the 1990s

| November 26, 2016

Introduction The objective of this paper is to discuss the root causes of financial crisis in the 1990s. In this light, the paper has identified financial liberalisations that occurred in the late 1980s as a principal cause of crisis in the 1990s. The paper begins by presenting a discussion of financial liberalisation in section 2 […]

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Evaluation of Cardiovascular and related Health Interventions in the Uk

| November 26, 2016

Abstract This research proposal focuses on the healthcare initiatives in the UK pertaining to cardiovascular and related diseases. Using journal articles and government reports as secondary sources and comprehensive questionnaire based interviews and direct telephonic surveys as the primary input, the study aims to evaluate the preventive health programs to ascertain their effectiveness. 

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Youth Justice in 2011 is tougher on crime than on the causes of crime.

| November 26, 2016

Introduction The aim behind this essay is to ascertain the stance adopted by the UK in terms of how governmental and judiciary authorities deal with the problem of juvenile crime.  In order to gain a fuller understanding of this it would be of interest to compare the perspectives of two different political leaders and how […]

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Medical And Social Disability Models

| November 26, 2016

INTRODUCTION The traditional focus on individual impairment has been broadened by the modern concepts of disability to one that recognizes that the effect of impairment is not only dependent on the underlying condition, but is also dependent on the social and environmental factors (RACGP 2007).

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Tourism: An Attractive Industry For Economic Development

| November 26, 2016

ABSTRACT Tourism is widely recognized as an important catalyst for economic growth. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the tourism industry is amongst the biggest industries that make substantial contribution to the economy in terms of its contribution to the GDP, the revenue generated, increased employment and other benefits.

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Knowledge Management: PETRONAS

Knowledge Management: PETRONAS

| November 26, 2016

Introduction Today, oil and gas companies around the world are not just professional organizations who specialize in mechanical drilling and extraction processes. Increased oil demands and the need for improved productivity have forced these organizations into new methods and knowledge intensive approaches. For instance information technology has now become very much an integral part of […]

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Comparative Academic Review

| November 26, 2016

Introduction The aspects of psychiatric treatment of patients have been widely discussed in the academic literature on the subject in the last several decades. In two separate studies, Christina Katsakou et el. (2010) and Jelena Jankovic et. al (2011) trace the practical implications of treatment satisfaction and caregivers’ experiences respectively. Both studies cover specific aspects […]

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The Treatment of Somali Refugees in Kenya and Ethiopia: an Assessment

| November 26, 2016

Introduction 1.1 Background After the end of the Cold War, the international community had to build an entirely new agenda for human rights, democracy and development in the world’s most troubled regions (Forsythe, 2006: 210-215; Normand & Zaidi, 2008: 316-323).

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