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The Impact of Transformational Leadership on Employee Motivation

The Impact of Transformational Leadership on Employee Motivation

| January 29, 2014

Abstract Among the various styles of leadership styles, transformational leadership has gained more popularity and attention, perhaps due to its productive, supportive and innovative nature. Literature on transformational leadership has identified significant positive impacts on employee motivation.

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Wars of Roses: A Thematic Account

| January 29, 2014

The Wars of the Roses was a dreadfully brutal, prolonged, civil conflict in England among the descendants of two houses namely the Yorks and the Lancasters; with each claiming to be the rightful heir to the throne. The overall result of the brutal war was to slay off all the prospective claimants to the English […]

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Archeological Models for Social Classifications

| January 29, 2014

1. Introduction The Cadbury Castle and the surrounding area was developed in the later Bronze and Early Iron age and has been developed around the first Millennium (Colebatch, 1977 , Gem, 1996 , Lane, 1995). The site is important as a fort, as it provided defensive arrangements for the community of the time, and led […]

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Nuclear power plants: public perception to the risk and threat

Nuclear power plants: public perception to the risk and threat

| January 29, 2014

ABSTRACT This dissertation investigates the public’s perceptions to the risk and threat of nuclear power plants. In order to answer the study’s objectives, content analysis was employed on news articles from two UK newspapers (The Times and the Telegraph), which was published from June-November 2012.

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The regulation and management of nuclear safety

The regulation and management of nuclear safety

| January 29, 2014

Abstract Deterministic and Probabilistic safety assessments are both important aspects of the ‘Defense in depth’ strategy that is globally adopted today. 

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A Critical Analysis of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

A Critical Analysis of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Abstract There exists vast literature regarding the 1997 Asian financial crisis. Wade (1998) observed that: Interpretations of the Asian crisis have coalesced around two rival stories: the “death throes of Asian state capitalism” story about internal, real economy causes; and the “panic triggering debt deflation in a basically sound but under-regulated system” story that […]

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Cloud Computing for Small Businesses

Cloud Computing for Small Businesses

| October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract Cloud computing is the practice of moving computing resources off-site, to be hosted remotely, usually by a third-party company. This article examines the pros and cons of cloud computing from the perspective of small businesses (defined to be those businesses with 50 or fewer employees). The main finding is that cloud computing offers substantial […]

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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| October 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract Equal opportunity for men and women is a divisive global topic, and one that inspires political campaigning worldwide. In Western Nations, major steps were taken towards gender equality in the 20th century. However there are numerous milestones in both law and cultural perception that can be attributed as steps towards gender equality. By looking […]

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Strategic and SWOT Analysis of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plc.

Strategic and SWOT Analysis of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plc.

| October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Introduction: GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is a British multinational consumer healthcare, vaccines, biologics and pharmaceutical company. It is a 5th ranking FTSE 100 Company based on market capitalization as at closed on 27th July 2012 (Morning Star, 2012). It was established in the year 2000 by the merger of Glaxo Wellcom plc and SmithKline Beecham plc […]

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2001 dot-com Bubble: its causes, effect, and lessons learnt

2001 dot-com Bubble: its causes, effect, and lessons learnt

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Abstract This paper looks at the causes, effects, and lessons learnt from the 2001 dot-com bubble financial crisis. To support my statements I investigate a variety of sources, including recently published academic journals, newspaper articles, books, and market reports. I find that the so called “Get Big Fast” business model that many dot-com companies […]

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Are states the only relevant conceptual actors in world politics?

Are states the only relevant conceptual actors in world politics?

| October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The theoretical body of knowledge labeled Realism has dominated as well as shaped the modern study of International Relations for many years. One of the core components of Realist thought is the centrality of the state in thinking about world politics. For this reason, discussing the supremacy of the state as the conceptual unit within […]

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Main reasons for Drive towards Equality in Men and Women

Main reasons for Drive towards Equality in Men and Women

| October 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract  The 20th Century saw great advances in equality politics between men and women, particularly in the Western world. These reforms must have had political triggers, but what were the key drivers towards equal opportunities? This essay will argue that reform in Britain was the result of previous political action in the 19th Century, accompanied […]

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Was the Labour party’s foreign policy under Tony Blair a success?

Was the Labour party’s foreign policy under Tony Blair a success?

| October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract Tony Blair’s foreign policy can be divided into two phases, the first broadly successful and the second a failure. The Labour government’sNorthern Irelandpeace settlement and the formation of Blair’s ‘humanitarian interventionist’ doctrine in Kosovo andSierra Leone, can be regarded as successful. A far less successful five years followed from 2002 as a result of […]

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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract At the beginning of the 20th century women in Britain were in an inferior position to men in virtually all walks of life. The actions of individuals had a major impact on the development of equal opportunities for women. The two world wars gave many women their first experience of ‘men’s work’. The new […]

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The Role of the Media in US Political Contests

The Role of the Media in US Political Contests

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract: In contemporary US elections, the media is not only a disperser of information, but an active participant in the shaping of politics with an astounding influence on the outcome of political contests. With an increasingly partisan press it is important to understand the influence the press can exert on us, and we on them. […]

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Key Drivers for Equal Opportunities for Men and Women

Key Drivers for Equal Opportunities for Men and Women

| October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract: This essay looks at the struggle for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century. Driven primarily by unequal opportunities and artificial gender roles, the 20th Century was a period for reimagining and redefining women’s role in the labour force, in politics, and at home. Looking at three major factors: labour, vote, and […]

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Does Therapeutic Touch Reduce Pain?

Does Therapeutic Touch Reduce Pain?

| October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract Many dismiss Complementary and Alternative Medicines such as Therapeutic Touch due to a lack of physiological data accrued from trials (NCCAM, 2000). Therapeutic Touch is considered by those in the field to provide multidimensional effects, not only physiologically, but in thought, feeling, and also spiritually (Leskowitz, 2011). Conventional Controlled Clinical Trials and Randomised Controlled […]

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Does Therapeutic Touch reduce pain?

Does Therapeutic Touch reduce pain?

| October 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract Pain has a significant negative impact on those who experience it and is not always eased by analgesia. Complementary therapies such as Therapeutic Touch may provide an alternative solution for pain relief. While there have not been many studies into Therapeutic Touch, there is some evidence that it may reduce pain. Recent review articles […]

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What, in your opinion, are the causes of the obesity ‘epidemic’ in the UK?

What, in your opinion, are the causes of the obesity ‘epidemic’ in the UK?

| October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract The aim of this essay was to explore the causes of the obesity epidemic in the UK. The prevalence of obesity among children and adults has reached epidemic proportions over the past two decades and is a major public health concern in the UK. The causes of the obesity epidemic are complex and include […]

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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

This essay will discuss the transcendence of nineteenth century thinking towards a twentieth century that revolutionised what it meant to be a citizen of equal opportunities. An initial focus will be on the impact of the world wars, (1914-1919 – 1939-1945) as a catalyst of opportunity for women, a plausible beginning to cultural change. The […]

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