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The Experience of the Black and Minority ethnic group (BME) community in accessing mental health services

| November 10, 2016

Literature Review The UK is highly culturally diverse, with 4.6 million people living in the UK being from an ethnic minority background, making up 7.9% of the population (Census April, 2001, Office for National Statistics). However, over the last few decades, an increasing body of empirical research, survey evidence and user testimonies (Audit Commission, 2003) […]

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An analysis of architecture from an author’s and industry perspective

| November 10, 2016

Introduction This article observes the tension generated by the apparent opposition between: Architecture and the Author / Architecture as Industry. Different authors have tried to bring out their understanding of architecture while criticizing the applicability of it in the modern world. Their arguments are based on past practices, which, according to them, form the basis […]

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How important a contribution does the media make to American democracy?

| November 10, 2016

Abstract The contribution of the media to democracy in the United States of America is undoubtedly essential for the proper functioning of the democratic process. Without the media the fundamental principles on which democracy is based, such as accountability and transparency would be sadly ignored as there would be little engagement with opposing schools of […]

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An Investigation of the Influence of Organisational Culture on Project Management

| November 10, 2016

Research Objectives To explore the link between organisational culture and project management. To evaluate the impact of organisational culture on innovation and project management success. To formulate recommendations on the impact of organisational culture on the management of projects.   Introduction This literature review explores the main issues surrounding the influence of organisational culture in […]

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The Factors that Contribute to Effective Use of iPads with PMLD Pupils

| November 10, 2016

1. Introduction This chapter will discuss the background, scope and need for the proposed study, highlighting the main questions that the research will address. The research aims to explore how technology can be optimally used to support pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD).

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Direct Payment in London

| November 10, 2016

Introduction The UK government in its 2010 adult social care strategy set an ambitious goal of having all council-funded social care service users and carers on personal budgets (preferably ‘direct payments’) by April 2013 (Think Local Act Personal, 2011).

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Evaluation of an Employment Development Plan of Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia

| November 10, 2016

Introduction One of the biggest challenges of the modern business era is the retention of a talented and skilled workforce for business organizations. Business organizations are required to employ a dynamic strategy to respond to the needs and aspirations of their workforce. A smart, well designed employee development program can benefit a business organization to […]

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Company Law

| November 10, 2016

Abstract Companies and corporations exist as single entities with the capacity to sue and be sued. The premise of lawful ways under which a company may be sued for acts or omissions ensuing to injuries or demise of individuals lies in the personality of the company as a single entity. The law recognizes companies as […]

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The Factors that Contribute to the Effective Use of iPads with PMLD Pupils.

| November 10, 2016

Description I wish to lead an investigation into how pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) can be aided by the use of modern technology. People affected by PMLD will often have a difficulty with communication and may also experience physical, sensory or mental health disabilities. The combination of several issues leads to an […]

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Institute of Leadership and Management Level 5 Diploma in Management

| November 10, 2016

Introduction The following report evaluates the role played by leadership in successful teams, and the effectiveness of measuring team performance. Based upon this evaluation, I will critically examine my own leadership style, and highlight changes which could be implemented. 

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How global outsourcing strategies impact the supply chain of a business organization?

| November 9, 2016

Introduction Global outsourcing has a number of associated risks and considerations that need to be considered in developing a strategy to mitigate the effects on the supply chain of that business. The effect that increased outsourcing has had is to increase globalization and the additional management challenges that are associated therewith.

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Sustaining effective staff training and development in the workplace

| November 9, 2016

Introduction Having effective employees is instrumental to the success of any business organisation. This is the case because of the high employee turnover rates and high unemployment rates evident in most countries. Since the 2008 recession in the U.S, other countries of the world have experienced the ripple effects as the world largest economy struggles […]

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To what extent is knowledge of historical context important when interpreting political philosophy texts?

| November 9, 2016

Introduction This essay will demonstrate that an understanding of the historical context surrounding a political philosophy text is an essential part of interpreting the assertions it makes. The essay will discuss two philosophers, one whose work is believed to demonstrate this necessity, and another whose composition allows us to observe the dangers that inevitably arise […]

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Knowledge of the prevailing conditions in the labour market is fundamental to the Human Resource Planning process and to understand labour supply

| November 9, 2016

Introduction Human resource planning plays a very significant role in ensuring that the organisation achieves its overall strategic goals. As the workforce becomes more competitive and globalized, the role of strategic human resource planning is given even more importance. Understanding the current trends and prevailing conditions in the labour market is crucial because it will […]

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The challenge of treating cancer patients with the CyberKnife in local cancer centres – a critical review

| November 9, 2016

Introduction To evaluate the use of CyberKnife therapy in local cancer centres, an overview of the evidence needs to be obtained for the clinical and cost-effectiveness of such therapy in different types of cancer. Cancer is a broad group of diseases, where cells grow and reproduce uncontrollably. There are over 200 different types of cancers […]

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Occupational stress and work-life balance in the public sector in Saudi Arabia

| November 9, 2016

Introduction The context of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia presents a unique set of challenges to female academic employees, because of a modern conundrum stressing the importance of globalization and therefore an increased support for the place of the female in non-traditional work environments. Simultaneously however, there is a stable support for conservative values underpinned […]

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The Nursing Profession

| November 9, 2016

Introduction The definition nursing varies from one country to another. However, the international Council of Nurses defines nursing as a profession that covers autonomous and collaborative care of individuals of all communities, families, ages, groups, sick or well in all settings (Carol & Dawn, 2011). In a broader perspective, it includes promotion of health, care […]

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A written project on the theme of one selected characteristic/attribute associated with the Business Entrepreneur and researched in the context of one noteworthy entrepreneur

| November 9, 2016

Abstract Research Aim: This aim of this study was to explore the role of innovation in the context of entrepreneurship. The main investigated areas were related to the key factors that affect the development of innovation.

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PhD Proposal – Assessing the Personal-Relational Equilibrium Model in the Public and Private Sectors: a Qualitative Study of Employees in Two Large Organisations.

| November 8, 2016

Abstract A proposal for a PhD which draws upon the personal-relational equilibrium model designed by Kumashiro et al (2008) as a way of analyzing data to be collected from employees. Workers in the public and private sectors are compared in terms of their attitudes to personal and relational issues and the relationship between these.

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