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Political economy of agrarian change

| December 13, 2012

Introduction Are redistributive land reforms possible and if so are they desirable today? Land reform (LR) is defined as a ‘legislation intended and likely to redistribute ownership of current farmland, and thus benefit the poor by raising their absolute and relative status, power, and/or income, compared with likely situations without the legislation’ (Lipton, 2009:124). Thus, […]

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Definition of career couples and parent employees

| December 13, 2012

Introduction In modern years there has been an increasing interest in the mixture work and family, or more general, the integration of work and family life. One of the main reasons for this increasing interest is the increased contribution of women in professional employment, a development which has drastically altered traditional family structures and gender […]

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What is the role of temporary works and equipment in large scale Tunnel and Bridge construction?

What is the role of temporary works and equipment in large scale Tunnel and Bridge construction?

| December 12, 2012

Introduction In any type of construction projects, the temporary works and equipment play vital and significant roles to lead a successful completion. During the construction process, temporary works and equipment represent an area of considerable significance, and also the key cost factor in the contract price. General temporary works design for access, lifting, moving, restraint, […]

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What are the risk factors associated with lower back pain amongst nurses?

| December 11, 2012

Introduction The purpose of this assignment is to review chosen literature on recognising the risks factors of lower back pain in nurses. This will then enable the author to establish what impact these implications have on nurses. Work factors was chosen as the subject to review as this was quite a problematic issue that the […]

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What are the Principles of human behaviour

What are the Principles of human behaviour

| December 10, 2012

  Task 1 Principles of human behaviour: Human behaviour can be identified as the result of attempts to satisfy certain needs. These needs can be simple and easy to understand such as the need of food, water and shelter. However it can also be complex such as the need of respect or acceptance. Leadership and […]

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Ground proximity warning system in Aircraft

| December 10, 2012

Abstract Inventing an aircraft by The Wright Brothers at the beginning of the 20th Century had a huge impact on the world we live in now.  It is generally accepted that their “Flyer” was the first powered and controlled airplane in the world.  A decade later the first commercial flight took place marking the beginning […]

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What are the critical factors in understanding the nature and dimensions of leadership?

| December 10, 2012

Introduction Many people do not differentiate between leader and manager. Indeed, in the writer’s view, there is a big overlap between leadership and management especially in his country. Up to date, there is still no full understanding of what leadership is, nor is there an agreement on what good or effective leadership should be. The […]

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Critical study of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) set forth by the European Union (EU)

Critical study of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) set forth by the European Union (EU)

| December 10, 2012

Introduction The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is a policy, set forth by the European Union (EU).It also comprises of a set of rules that control the manufacture, trade, and processing of agricultural products.  The CAP currently accounts for almost fifty percent of the EU budget, however, this number continues to decrease over the years.  The […]

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Reflect how power is exercised in organisation in relation to moral values

| December 8, 2012

Abstract: The purpose of this essay is to reflect how power is exercised in organisation in relation to moral values.  Also to discuss in detail in term of culture, motivation and strategy. Introduction Management has become very difficult in the organisation as the organisation tries its best to fit in the competitive market and defend […]

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In what ways do Leaders create organizational culture

| December 8, 2012

Introduction In area of Management and leadership, one of the most crucial and effective factors that determine the performance of an organization in public sector is the organizational culture. Organizational culture has been studied extensively for the past 30 or more years (Schein E. H., 1985). Lots of books have been written and much research […]

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Thе Trаіt Approаch To Lеаdеrshіp

| December 8, 2012

Introductіon Thеrе аrе fеw thіngs morе іmportаnt to humаn аctіvіty thаn lеаdеrshіp. Most pеoplе, rеgаrdlеss of thеіr occupаtіon, еducаtіon, polіtіcаl or rеlіgіous bеlіеfs, or culturаl orіеntаtіon, rеcognіzе thаt lеаdеrshіp іs а rеаl аnd vаstly consеquеntіаl phеnomеnon. Polіtіcаl cаndіdаtеs proclаіm іt, pundіts dіscuss іt, compаnіеs vаluе іt, аnd mіlіtаry orgаnіzаtіons dеpеnd on іt. Thе Frеnch dіplomаt […]

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What is the relationship between Organizational structures, culture and theirs factors

| December 8, 2012

Introduction Organizational Behavior is a field of study that investigates how individuals, groups and structure affect and is affected by behavior within organizations, for the purpose of applying such knowledge towards improving an organization effectiveness. A consciously coordinated social unit composed of two or more people that functions on a relatively continuous basis to achieve […]

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How do Organisations observe different factors and aspects that promote better job satisfaction?

| December 7, 2012

Introduction Recently, enormous interest has been provided by organisations to observe different factors and aspects that promote better job satisfaction. The interest of job satisfaction is to be believed that the activities of gratified workers will make constructive contributions and thoughts to the organisational performance and effectuality. Motivating the employees has caught the interest and […]

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Managing human wildlife interaction: comparative study of Kenya, Canada and South Africa

| December 6, 2012

Abstract Watching wildlife draws thousands of tourists each year to Kenya, Canada and south africa. The combination of this large number of tourists and wildlife leads to a variety of wildlife human interactions. The nature and implications of this interaction is the focus of this essay. This essay will further explore some solutions to pervasive […]

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Ultrasonic flowmeters in custody transfer and fiscal measurements of natural gas

| December 5, 2012

Introduction As oil and gas flow from numerous wells owned by different firms are merged into one flow line, it is usually necessary to meter the production from the firms separately before it enters the common processing facility (flow line). Actors in this field have to measure the raw materials (crude oil/natural gas) and the […]

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Why managing human resources and the communication process is important during an acquisition or merger?

| December 3, 2012

CHAPTER 1 : INTRODUCTION Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have been a popular strategy for organizations to consolidate and grow for more than a century. However, research in this field indicates that M&A are more likely to fail than succeed, with failure rates estimated to be as high as 75%. People‐related issues have been identified as […]

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How Can HRM Practices Influence Employee Commitment and Overcome High Employee Turnover

How Can HRM Practices Influence Employee Commitment and Overcome High Employee Turnover

| December 3, 2012

Chapter 1: Introduction This study is focused on advising and guiding a newly operating manufacturing firm which has just been established to choose and implement a valid commitment and motivational based strategy, which will help it to overcome the problem associated with high employee turnover within the organisation. This will also enable the organisation to understand […]

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Zeolites are just like clay minerals because both are composed of aluminosilicates

| December 3, 2012

INTRODUCTIONS: Zeolites are just like clay minerals because both are composed of aluminosilicates, although they differ in their crystal structure in that clay minerals deform in water showing expansion and contraction while zeolites are stable and rigid in water [8]. Both natural and synthetic zeolites are basically composed of aluminosilicates they may differ in the […]

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How does organic agriculture affect above and below ground organisms including pests and their natural enemies?

| December 1, 2012

1. Introduction: During the ensuing decades to come, biodiversity will be threatened due to farming practises on a macro scale. Figures predict a doubling or trebling of nitrogen and phosphorous inputs, with potentially 1,000,000,000 hectares of natural ecosystems being lost for agriculture purposes by the middle of the 21st century (Tillman et al 2001), producing […]

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Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

| December 1, 2012

Introduction We often defined climate as a long term weather pattern for a particular region. Climate is part of the ecosystem where wildlife adapts with it over long period of time. Changes in climate may lead to extinction of species and other catastrophes. According to Charlie Moore, CNN producer of “Planet in Peril”, rate of […]

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