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Security threats and features of LDAP

| December 23, 2012

1.  Introduction to LDAP: There are many protocols listed in the networking communications such as HTTP, FTP and one among them is LDAP, which is expanded as Light Weight Directory Access Protocol. LDAP is primarily used in the communication of directory services. This protocol runs depending on four models categorized as: informational model (describes about […]

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Analysis of Activity Based Accounting

| December 23, 2012

Introduction Activity-Based Costing (ABC), a tool for cost management, has recently gained popularity, is based on a simple idea: in an enterprise, overhead (or operating expenses) are measured by a number of activities needed to successfully perform manufacturing and business processes. The total cost of a product is the sum of the costs of activities […]

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The effect of water content on the strength of rock

The effect of water content on the strength of rock

| December 23, 2012

Introduction In order to design all type of buildings, it is necessary to understand the ground condition i.e. soils and rocks which the building foundations are based on. The occurrence of buildings failure, therefore, can lead directly to the problem of underground conditions i.e. bedrock which support the whole building to standing. In addition, rock […]

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Interpretation and judgement in news reporting.

| December 23, 2012

INTRODUCTION In this chapter I will undertake a review of theories relevant to the theme of this work. Various scholarly positions on the theory of media representation, media and social responsibility and pattern of crisis reporting will be thoroughly examined. I will equally review scholarly works on the origin and nature of the Nigerian press.

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A case study diffuse non-scarring alopecia in an adult female patient and an approach to diagonossis and management female-pattern hair loss in primary care setting

| December 23, 2012

Introduction CASE STUDY Mrs  KJ, a 29 year old manager at a busy law firm, presented to her GP complaining of recent sudden onset of hair loss over a period of a few weeks. What prompted her visit to the GP, was noticing large amounts of hair on the bathroom floor whilst on honeymoon, and […]

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An evaluation of Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI)

An evaluation of Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI)

| December 23, 2012

Introduction The incidence of repetitive injury has steadily increased over the past decade and evidence indicates that this trend will continue. (Millender et al 1992, Byng et al 1997). In UK according to the NHS report, 1 in 50 workers has reported symptoms of repetitive stress injury (RSI) (Scot et al 2008). More recently there […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Accounting information systems (AIS)

| December 23, 2012

  Introduction Accounting information systems (AIS) have experienced vast changes in several decades, improving from paper-based journals and ledgers to completely automated, paperless systems. However, the migration from paper to computer has its risks to the company. It contains the confidential information which becomes compromised if it is unprotected. The unauthorized use of the accounting […]

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A geographical area where one or more languages are endangered.

| December 23, 2012

Introduction The geographic area that will be discussed in t his case study is Japan and the language that is endanger is Ainu language. The word Ainu means “human” in the Ainu language; Ezo, or Yezo, in old Japanese; or Utari, which is now called by many academics. The Ainu people, are ethnic group of […]

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Pathogenesis of measles virus infection

Pathogenesis of measles virus infection

| December 23, 2012

Introduction Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by an enveloped RNA virus of the genus Morbillivirus in the family of Paramyxoviridae (Griffin et al, 1994). It is a major cause of child morbidity and mortality, particularly in developing countries, despite the introduction of attenuated measles virus vaccines which have greatly reduced the incidences since […]

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How the accounting function should support their organisation in adopting and implementing a strategic approach to sustainability.

| December 23, 2012

Introduction Our planet is constantly changing and most of the changes that are occurring are as a result of our actions. The use of limited resources by different types of organisations all over the world to create products and services without much thought of what happens in the long run. Some important questions that need […]

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Above the throng: identity achieving in the consumer culture

| December 23, 2012

Introduction: post-traditional society For the liberal wing of modernity, pushed forward mankind and those who are high on consumption enter into post-traditional society, which contains more complicate social order. Meanwhile, the traditional culture is substituted by a new mass-produced culture, which is called ‘Consumer culture’. With the emergence of consumer culture, people who are in […]

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Discusses the management of risk in the care of older adults in hospitals

| December 23, 2012

Introduction This essay critically discusses the management of risk in the care of older adults in hospitals, in the prevention of falls.The rationale for selecting this topic is based on several factors.  According to Nazarko (2008), elderly people are admitted to hospital for a variety of health conditions. The family of the patient trust that […]

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International human resource management

| December 23, 2012

Introduction Nowadays, most companies have been expanding internationally, many positions have to be filled which range from entry level positions to those of senior management. As more companies go global, the need for the transfer of skills and knowledge becomes essential if the company is to succeed internationally. To ensure that the subsidiary’s goals, practices […]

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Participatory sensing services for smart phones

| December 23, 2012

1. Motivation In modern society, environmental pollution is usually a headache for citizens, especially those who live in the urban areas. Many researches have shown that there is a direct link between environmental pollution and health effects. In the last two decades, the overall environment quality has improved. However, there is still a concern about […]

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Marketing plan and marketing strategy for the re-launch of a selected product which is currently being sold by DIY retailers in UK.

| December 23, 2012

  Introduction The purpose of this report is to present a marketing plan and marketing strategy for the re-launch of a selected product which is currently being sold by DIY retailers in UK. The product selected for the re-launch is Passion Radiators that is being sold by Wickes Plc. The marketing plan and strategy is […]

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Sustainable development in the caribbean

| December 23, 2012

Introduction According to the International Institute for Sustainable Development sustainable development “is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs (IISD, 2011). Sustainable development in the Caribbean context can be viewed by looking at both the benefits and challenges it presents to the […]

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A review of efficient market hypothesis—from the point of view of current financial crisis

A review of efficient market hypothesis—from the point of view of current financial crisis

| December 23, 2012

  1 Introduction Since Fama (1970) published his paper “Efficient capital markets: A review of theory and empirical work” summarized the basic Efficient Market hypothesis (henceforth EMH) content and the tests based on it, the economics professors has never stopped to debate on it. According to Fama (1969), EMH is an interpretation about how do […]

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Financial and Ratio Analysis for Vodafone

| December 23, 2012

  INTRODUCTION (VODAFONE) VODAFONE is one of the largest telecommunication operators throughout the world. Vodafone made the first call in United Kingdom on 1st January 1985. Before that Vodafone was subsidy of Racal Electronics. After Racal electronics got demerged in 1991 the name was changed to VODAFONE GROUP PLC. Vodafone started in 1985 with 50 […]

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Issues in the management of human resources

| December 23, 2012

Introduction 1. What social, economic and/or cultural conditions give rise to the HR issues in this case? Experiencing change: New markets and relocated managers raised components in Jaguar, which means it is taking over the luxury carmaker market world-widely by finding a local partner to consolidate social position. Government support for research and development to […]

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In profit-oriented organisations the amount of profit provides a ready-made measure of performance. In many public sector organisations, however, the absence of suitable output measures makes performance evaluation much more difficult.

| December 23, 2012

1. Introduction During the last twenty years, the challenges of performance measurement in both the public and private sectors have been widely discussed (Behn, 2003; Carter et al., 1992; Hood, 2006; Kaplan and Norton, 2004; Micheli and Neely, 2010; Pollitt and Bouckaert, 2004; Smith, 1995). Financial measures based on numbers generated by the traditional financial […]

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