Friday, May 31, 2019
Rights for Homosexuals Gay marriage is a hotly debated issue in todays society. Andrew Sullivan and William Bennett offer opposing views in the June 3, 1996 edition of Newsweek. Sullivans article, Let Gays Marry, offers several arguments supporting the issues of said(prenominal) sex marriage. Bennett counters in his article, Leave Marriage Alone, that equivalent sex marriages would be damaging to the sanctity of marriage. Each author presents several reasons for the positions they defend and bring up valid points to defend their opinions. William Bennett and Andrew Sullivan share a mutual respect for the set and sacredness of the bond of marriage. Their disagreements stem from who they believe should be allowed to marry. Bennetts article states that there are two key issues that divide people on the idea of same sex marriages the basic understanding of marriage itself and whether or not same sex unions would strengthen or weaken the institution (29).His concern is that by allowing same sex unions, the rules which govern behavior in the conventional definition of marriage would be shattered (29). He fears that broadening the definition of marriage any kick upstairs could stretch it beyond recognition (29). The well known promiscuity among homosexual males, Bennett feels, would conflict with the values of marriage. He believes that marriage is not an arbitrary construct which send away be redefined simply by those who lay claim to it (30). Bennett sees marriage as a ...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Weltys Characterization in A Curtain of Green Myth, symbol, and allusion are not an uncommon characteristic in Eudora Weltys works. By using characters such as Odysseus and leaving hints of symbolism in works such as The Optimists Daughter Welty places many questions in the minds of her readers. After a reader has pondered these questions a miscellanea of the story takes place in the readers mind. Although different readers have different interpretations of literature one collection of Weltys short stories can be classified into two categories. Katherine Anne Porters gate to Eudora Weltys A Curtain of Green explains the two categories as painters of the grotesque make only detailed reports of actual living types observed more keenly than the just eye is capable of observing, so Miss Weltys little human monsters are not really caricatures at all, but individuals exactly and clearly presented which is perhaps a case against realism, if we cared to go into it. She does better on another level-for the important reason that the themes are richer-in such beautiful storiesLet me admit a deeply personal gustatory perception for this particular kind of story, where external act and the internal voiceless life of the human imagination almost meet and mingle on the mysterious wand between dream and waking, on reality refusing to admit or confirm the existence of the other, yet both conspiring toward the same end. (xxi) According to Porter the two categories comprise in A Curtain of Green are that of grotesque or monstrous and that of beauty or standing on the gateway between intelligence and unconsciousness. Acknowledging that there are two categories for Weltys stories Porter also address... ...989) 59-70. Boyce, Charles. Shakespeare A to Z . New York Dell, 1990. Brown, Alan. Weltys A Curtain of Green. The Explicator 51.4 (1993) 242-44. Encarta Learning Zone. 1997-2000. Dionysus. 24 April 2000 <http//encarta.msn.com/find/Concise.asp?ti=057f8000> H auser, Marianne. A Curtain of Green The New York Times. 17 April 2000. http//channel.nytimes.com/books/98/11/22/specials/welty-curtain.html Mythology The Myth of the Phoenix. 17 April 2000. http//www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Towers/1132/phoenixlhtm Porter, Katherine Anne. Introduction. A Curtain of Green. By Eudora Welty. New York Harvest, 1979. Sykes, Dennis J. Weltys The worn-out Path. The Explicator 56.3 (1998) 151-53. Welty, Eudora. The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty New York Harvest, 1994.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
With the increase in society taking a stance against craze by many people, playfulnesss has become an areawhere some feel that the violent characterizations such(prenominal) as the pissting and fighting that occurs should be eliminated.You can not transmit something that has been around for so long because it would change the aspect of thegame to something completely different. The elimination of frenzy should not be done in sport becausethe violence is a part of the game which would only hurt its popularity.The reasons that the violence is occurring in sport is due to six theories according to JohnSchneider. The violence in sport mirrors the violence found in society, violence as the result ofeconomic incentives, the influence of company behavior on thespian violence, genetic causation for playeraggression, learning theory and player aggression, and psychological stress and player violence(Lapchick 230).The theories of sport mirroring society, violence as a result of economi c incentive, and theinfluence of the crowd behavior are the theories that I feel are responsible for the increasing violencein sports. Most people when involved in a extremely stressful situation where violence is around wouldprobably resort to a fight to resolve their differences. In sport, why should we expect any difference.In events such as hockey games, where people are expected to hit and make body contact, sooner or later afight will give off out and the fans will yell and scream for their favorite player involved. Likeanything, if people around us are applauding us for a certain act we have done, we will try to do it overso that we will continue to be praised. In sports, there are some players whose only fiber on the team isto protect and enforce the unwritten rules of the game such as in hockey where it is not right to fightor hit a Wayne Gretezy or Mario Lemieux type of star player. His economic incentive is to protect the team and if he does not, a new line of work ex pertness be in thefuture. All three of those theories relate closely to the role of the fighter in sport and why it isthat he does commit the acts of violence. When leagues such as the National Football League (NFL) or the National Hockey League (NHL) areasked to try and remove the violence from their sport, they are hesitant because it is not what the fanswant. Bryant and Zillman report that television viewers enjoy NFL plays more when they are rough and
Marriage is the socially recognized union of two or more than people. Selecting a marriage partner is very much a culturally defined process. The rules governing selection vary widely from society to society and are more often complex. How would you go about selecting a mate? Where would you begin? What criteria would you use? When we look around the world to see how other societies deal with these questions, it is clear that the ways of selecting a mate or a marriage partner has been changed from generation to generation.In the generation where my grandparents came from, marriages were purely set up by the elderly. Mothers or aunts usually selected a marriage partner for their sons. My grandparents got married when both of them were very young. Their marriage was purely arranged. Grandmother was only 14 years sexagenarian and grandfather was 22.My grandmother was brisk in India with her family. There was a woman living in the same neighborhood. The woman also knew my grandpare nts family, who were living in the same neighborhood. In old ages, mother or aunt finds a bride for his son. So, as soon as my grandfather finished his studies and got a job, his mom started looking a bride for him. She asked my grandmothers neighbor about a girl, who should be beautiful, charming, caring and could cook well. Thats how both families met and grandparents got married .However, they did not see each other until they went in their bedchamber not even in pictures. My grandmother told me, when she saw her preserve first sequence in the bedroom, she thought of her father-in- integrity. She was afraid of her husband. It is because my grandfather had big beard at that time. Grandmother did not even see her father- in law until after the next 2 days of marriage and no one told my grandmother that the stableman has a beard.After marriage, their lives became very changed. Love and romance was filled in their lives. My grandmother was a house wife so she spent all her time with her husband after the wedding. However, my grandmother was a very shy woman. She gave very much celebrate to her husband throughout her life. At that time, respect for a husband was considered the most important thing infront of a wife. My grandmother was too young to be married. However, she became pregnant in the first month after marriage. Both of my grandparents told me that they were extremely respectable, loving and caring to... ...lds her hands and convinced her that everything would be alright. Then he went his home to introduce her with his family. They all liked my friend. At last, she told her parents about him. First, her parents got angry just later they accepted him and finally they got married. First couple of months of their lives was unforgettable because both of them had great interest, attraction and passion for each other. My friend started living with her mother- in law at her husbands house .My friend told me that her mother- in- law is a very nice and loving women and my friend is like a daughter to her. On the other hand, my friend also likes her and behaves her like her mom. They both have a joyous relationship. My friend got married about more than two years ago. She is happy with her husband. She has a son of 7 months. They both love each other and are living happily.In conclusion, it does not matter whether it is love or arranged marriage, the most important factor between a couple is a good understanding and respect for each other. Love only comes where there is respect and good understanding. If a couple do not have it then love marriages can even become last only for the time being.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
The Future of Computer Crime in America     The proliferation of home computers, and of home computers equipped withmodems, has brought approximately a major transformation in the way American societycommunicates, interacts, and receives information. entirely of these changes beingpopularized by the media and the wide increased personal and private welkin useof the Internet. All of these factors plus the fact of more and more businessand government institutions are jumping to make the use of these services hasput a much wider range of information at the finger tips of those, often selectand few individuals whom know how to access, understand and use theseinformation sources. Often times today this information is of a very sen mountiveand private nature on anything from IRS Tax returns, to Top Secret NASA payloadlaunch information. Piled on top of that more times the individuals accessingthese information sources are doing so by il ratified means and are oft en motivatedby deviant and illegal means. It is said that at any given time the averageAmerican has his name on an active file in over 550 computer informationdatabases of which nearly 90% are online, and of the 550 databases the numbercomes no where close to how many time your personal information is listed insome database in an unactive file. The "Average American" could simply sit inhis/her home doing nearly nothing all day long and still have his/her name gothrough over 1,000 computers a day.     All of these vast information files all hold the crucial ones and zerosof data that make up your life as you and all others know it. All of these databits, at the hands 100,000s of people. With little or NO central control orregulatory agency to oversee the safe handling of your precious little ones andzeros of information. As it would seem Arson Wells was little late with histitle of "1984" . "BIG blood brother" is INDEED WATCHING, US ALL an d as it would seemour BIG BROTHER is alot bigger then Mr. Wells could have ever imagined. And thatour BIG BROTHER is EVERYWHERE The 100,000s of people that do have thisinformation make up our unexampled BIG BROTHER in the form of governmentinstitutions to private advertising companies, these people are all the"trusted" ones who use our information everyday for legal and useful purposesbut what about the others who use their skills and and knowledge to gain their"own" personal and illegal access to these vast depositories of information?These individuals popularized and demonized by the media are often referred to
The Future of Computer Crime in America     The proliferation of family computers, and of home computers equipped withmodems, has brought about a major transformation in the way American societycommunicates, interacts, and receives breeding. all of these changes beingpopularized by the media and the wide increased personalised and private sector useof the Internet. All of these factors plus the fact of more and more businessand goernment institutions are jumping to stick the use of these service hasput a much wider range of breeding at the finger tips of those, often selectand few individuals whom know how to access, understand and use theseinformation sources. often times today this information is of a very sensitiveand private nature on anything from IRS Tax returns, to Top Secret NASA payloadlaunch information. Piled on top of that many times the individuals accessingthese information sources are doing so by banned means and are often motivatedby devia nt and illegal means. It is said that at any given time the averageAmerican has his name on an active file in over 550 computer informationdatabases of which nearly 90% are online, and of the 550 databases the numbercomes no where close to how many time your personal information is listed insome database in an unactive file. The "Average American" could simply sit inhis/her home doing nearly nothing all day long and still have his/her name gothrough over 1,000 computers a day.     All of these vast information files all hold the crucial ones and zerosof data that make up your life as you and all others know it. All of these databits, at the hands 100,000s of people. With little or NO central control orregulatory agency to oversee the safe handling of your valued little ones andzeros of information. As it would front Arson Wells was little late with histitle of "1984" . "BIG BROTHER" is INDEED WATCHING, US ALL and as it would seemour BIG BROTHER is alot bigger then Mr. Wells could have ever imagined. And thatour BIG BROTHER is EVERYWHERE The 100,000s of people that do have thisinformation make up our modern BIG BROTHER in the form of governmentinstitutions to private advertising companies, these people are all the"trusted" ones who use our information everyday for legal and useful purposesbut what about the others who use their skills and and knowledge to gain their"own" personal and illegal access to these vast depositories of information?These individuals popularized and demonized by the media are often referred to
Monday, May 27, 2019
NZ three-year-old people are increasingly proving that they are too immature, too irresponsible to get behind the steering cps of a car. Instead of cleaning up after young drivers who use up crashed, or advertising against student drunk drivers, the Gov. t could put more specie into public transport so youth wouldnt have to drive to work. 15 are far too young, and it definitely should be raised. Remember a tearaway(a) license is a privilege not a right, as some of you think it isNot scarce should the operate age be lifted to 18, there should be more draconian restrictions in place during the licensing period. Road safety should be compulsory in schools from an early age. Bicyclists should be licensed, as party of attaining a full drivers license having completed the bicycle module, the applicant must then spend a compulsory period on the treadle the next pure tone will be a basic motor scoter/motorcycle course, followed by an another(prenominal) compulsory period riding either a scooter or restricted output motorbike.Having completed these modules, an applicant may then apply for permission to be considered for a full drivers license the process of attaining such should not be easy too many of us consider piloting two tonnes of death down our highways at lethal speeds to be a right, when it is, in fact, a responsibility. And, time and again, we continue to prove that we are not responsible beings. 15 year old minds are not subject to link get under ones skin with effect and therefore are not mature enough to hold a drivers licence. The age for drivers licences should be raised to 18.In conjunction with this, the bills spent on safe driving advertising campaigns (which are proven to be ineffective) should be spent instead on public transport systems. The young kids are too irresponsible to be driving at anything less than 18. The school leaving age should be 18 too. I think the driving age should be raised to 18 because young people strive to ta ke opportunities that take advantage of something everyone knows is big. They think that they can tackle the road by the horns, knowing that their 15 years old, confidence is more powerful than common sense in such early development.Basically, the number 15 makes young teenagers react standardized they have the experience when they dont. Privacy and Freedom sometimes lets kids go all cocky because they want to impress a cute girl or a group of wannabe gangsters. Here is a question. How do you keep your kids at home? And here is the answer. Let the air out of their tires. Or let them rest until age 18 before being able to drive. I agree. Lets face it. Anything under 18 is still a child. Even a lot of 18 yr. olds are still kids really. However (especially in Auckland) they need a good public transport system as an option.Also another option is to restrict the self-will (and driveability) of vehicles to people under the age of say 25 to a certain horsepower. Jap imports are so cheap . Ive seen teenage (looking anyway) people driving Subarus that have at least a couple of hundred kilowatts-that my friends is a recipe for disaster. Earn your right to drive a performance car. A full license should only be able to be obtained at the age of 17-18. You should really be in school until this age and there is no need to being able to get to work. If you do have a part time job, jump on a bike or if too lazy for that, get a scooter.Also I have never understood the point of learner, restricted and full licenses. No one follows these rules anyway, how many learners dont we see on the roads without any direction? The attitude towards cars and driving in NZ is all wrong and the penalties are far too soft. I totally agree with the above comment that the young kids are too irresponsible to be driving at anything less than 18. The school leaving age should be 18 too. Ive been a teenager and I certainly thought I was old enough to concur the world, but looking back I know now h ow immature I was.Although it is required to have better and cheaper public transport in place. If this is obtained we may see fewer cars on the roads altogether which would benefit in so many other ways as well. It has been shown that a lot of youth are not aware of their actions and drink driving, by increasing this age, the number of car crashes should decrease. Anyone under 18 is not responsible enough to be in control of something that can kill people. I think that adulthood should be defined as 18 at which point everything that is currently prohibited based on age can become available.
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Health is wealth. A nation or any organization that is keenly interested in maximal separate and collective output, improved on the job(p) skills and commitment to service of her citizens or members take the issue of wellness with utmost integrity and assiduity. In accomplishing this in-chief(postnominal) objective, institutions consider a number of factors during recruitment of health care professionals in long-term care.Level Of Education although there is minimum standard medical education, the level of education and area of specialization of the prospective employee is important to be considered before employment. Employees are employed based on the call for within the health organization, the challenges of long-term care in the future and how these professionals can effectively harness the resources at their disposal to resolve the challenge. Relevance Of The Professionals the place of medical professionals in the health institution cannot be overemphasized.They are indeed indispensable for muted running of such institutions. This brings to fur the relevance of any professional in other area of life apart from medical education, especially skills in traffic administration. There is no doubt that the employer is aware of the level of education of the prospective employee. He would also be interested in the level of preparedness of the individual to contemporary challenges outside medical education that may naturally require their attention.Compensation, Benefits and Advancement this also influences employment of health care professionals for long-term care, as increase cost of employment heightens other health parameters such as cost of health care service, affordability, accessibility and its quality. Job Security And Retention there is need to be able to access the retention factor for these professionals. Those who keen commitment would serve better and would be of maximal impact in health institutions sacred to long-term care.This is on e of the most important factors to consider in this case. Continuing Education it is also important to consider the possibility of and access to act educational training for the workers in order to improve their service. Working Conditions health care professionals need a good environment to work well. In the absence seizure of this, retention among them is slim and the output is highly variable. Include both those that are crosscutting and those that relate to specific issues of concern.
Saturday, May 25, 2019
To handle a complaint of unlikeness effectively, an employer should have a basic downstairsstanding of the movement and procedures used by the EEOC to enforce the federal laws that prohibit employment discrimination. By knowing in advance what to have a bun in the oven, an employer throne best prepare its defense.EEOC ProcessAny individual who believes that his or her employment rights have been violated may institutionalise a charge of discrimination with EEOC. Charges may be filed by mail or in soul at their nearest EEOC office. Once an employee or applicant files a charge, the EEOC then serves notice on the employer, usually by mail, that a charge has been filed against them. This notice normally includes a copy of the actual charge filed by the employee or applicant.All laws enforced by EEOC, except the gibe Pay Act, require register a charge with EEOC before a private lawsuit may be filed in court. There are strict time limits within which charges must be filed. A char ge must be filed with EEOC within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation, in order to protect the charging partys rights. This 180-day filing deadline is extended to 300 days if the charge also is covered by a state or local anti-discrimination law (U.S. Equal Employment luck Commission).Employers must understand that the persons who evaluate and take root the outcome of employment discrimination cases (the EEOC investigator, federal or state judge, and/or jury) have keen senses of fairness and expect that employees ordain be treated in a fair manner. As a result, employers are exposed to substantial liability for any acts, including perceived acts, of discrimination in the workplace. Employers should take any charge of discrimination seriously and the employer must keep in mind that, at a minimum, it needs to have a legitimate, non-discriminatory reason for taking the action in question. In addition, an employers response will be evaluated by persons who have a different perspective than the employer. What may appear to an employer, as a benign, routine employment action, can be perceived by a jury as the most pernicious, discriminatory deed. With this in mind, an employer should structure its response to show that its action was not only legal, but also fair (Bureau of National Affairs, 2002).Resolving the Discrimination ChargeThe filing of the charge triggers an EEOC investigating into whether or not there is reasonable cause to believe that the employer did in fact illegally discriminate against an individual. An employer may be asked to submit a create verbally statement of position to explain its version of events. At some point in the probe, a fact- determination conference might be held (Bureau of National Affairs, 2002). relatively informal, a fact-finding conference is attended by the charging party, respondent and necessary witnesses. No official record is made and witnesses are not placed under oath. Most employers bring counsel to the conference.After concluding its investigation, the EEOC makes a determination as to whether there is reasonable cause to believe that the alleged discrimination occurred. The investigation starts with a review of all documents in the employees personnel file, and should be expanded to include, among other things, a review of applicable company policies, at least(prenominal) one interview with potential witnesses, and a review of internal documents for any prior incidents similar to the action on which the complaint is based.The lack of effective anti-discrimination policies can be damaging to an employers case. On the other hand, a well-publicized, strictly enforced, non-discrimination policy can prove invaluable to an employer defending against a charge of discrimination. By reviewing its policies, an employer also may discover that the complaining employee did not follow proper company procedure in reporting the complaint. All of this information can be used by the employer i n responding to the complaint.A reasonable cause determination indicates that it is more likely than not that illegal discrimination took place. A no reasonable cause determination means that the EEOC has not found sufficient evidence to support a finding of discrimination. While a no cause finding does not bar the complaining party from subsequently filing suit in state or federal court on the same claim, as a practical matter most employees do not pursue their claims after the EEOC issues a no cause finding.If the evidence establishes that discrimination has occurred, the employerand the charging party will be informed of this in a letter of determination that explains the finding. EEOC will then attempt conciliation with the employer to develop a remedy for the discrimination (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission).If the case is successfully conciliated, or if a case has earlier been successfully mediated or settled, neither EEOC nor the charging party may go to court unl ess the conciliation, mediation, or settlement agreement is not honored (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission).If EEOC is unable to successfully conciliate the case, the agency will decide whether to bring suit in federal court. However, no statements made by any party during the conciliation process can be used in any subsequent lawsuit. If EEOC decides not to sue, it will issue a notice closing the case and giving the charging party 90 days in which to file a lawsuit on his or her own behalf (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission).CONCLUSIONEmployees who believe that they have been discriminated against by an employer, an employment agency, or a labor union have the right to file a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Employers need to determine that discriminatory practice or action, if it did occur, is stopped, and that it does not occur again. By properly handling the charge at its early stages, an employer can reduce significantly, or possibly eliminate the potential liability.The Bureau of National Affairs, 2002. Retrieved September 11, 2006, from http//www.bna.comU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Retrieved September 11, 2006, from http//www.eeoc.gov
Friday, May 24, 2019
Drug examination is a very sensitive issue to almost everyone. Its implications can be interpreted wrongly by some people. There are many ethical issues that should be considered before employees or workers undergo dose interrogatory. Recognizing that the situation differs in each country and each workplace, ethical issues are one of the most important concerns to be resolved before any testing is undertaken.Rights of workers to privacy and confidentiality, autonomy, fairness, and the impartiality of their bodies must be respected, in harmony with national and international laws and jurisprudence, norms and values (International Labour Office, 1993, p. 103).In California, the State Law regarding drug testing states that employers of 25 or more must reasonably accommodate employee wishes to participate in a rehabilitation program, provided no undue hardship is created the employee may not have to wear for preemployment or continuing employment exam and the California Department of Health interprets the states laboratory licensing law to prohibit any drug test not performed in a certified laboratory or by a licensed physician (U. S. Department of Labor).Employers have different reasons to conduct drug testing including preemployment spying of illicit drug utilize, determination of fitness to work, maintenance of workplace security, and confirmation of suspended illicit drug or alcohol use (Sloboda & Bukoski, 2003, p. 201). Drug testing is as simple as it sounds. It uses different methods to determine if illegal drugs or alcohols are being abused by those tested. The most common types of drug testing use Breathalyzers and laboratory studies of urine, blood, and hair specimens (Hanson, Venturellli, & Fleckenstein, 2005, p. 12). Aside from these, some methods also make use of saliva and sweat. The most common drugs that are detected by drug tests include amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine, marijuana, and metamphetamines (Rodnay, Common Dru gs That Are Detected Through Drug Testing). Many companies manufacture drug testing kits that are available for laboratories to use and check for the nominal head of drugs in peoples body fluids. Because there are a lot of drug test kits in the market, it is important to determine the reliability of these kits.A lot of companies use drug screen tests, which are not reliable, yielding approximately 10 percent of false positive results (Lectric Law Library). These false positive results lead to occupations generally for the worker. The employee would face embarrassment, discrimination, and a permanent mark on his or her employment and personal records. This is the reason why it is very important to conduct confirmation tests on those who have tested positive in the initial showing. This is also the reason why employers should not readily judge those workers who have tested positive for drug screening.Discrimination, as to who should be tested or not, should not happen in the workpl ace. Also, it should not be assumed that a certain company or workplace does not have employees who use and abuse drugs because drug users can not be stereotyped. It is not limited to any gender, race, sex, or status. Individuals who are in the give-up the ghost position of a company is not different to a common worker in terms of drug use. Both persons abuse drugs and this will protrude on their screening tests and their positions can not be detected by drug screening kits.Employers should conduct random drug tests that are truly random. In this way, the number or percentage of those victimization illicit drugs can be seen without judgment to others. This also ensures that all workers will have second thoughts on using drugs. Because of the increase in the number of people abusing illicit drugs over the years, drug screening in the workplace is important to employers. It provides them assurance that their employees are healthy and that they are able to perform their job well.Drug testing also assures employers and companies of security in the workplace. They are concerned of their businesses because when employees do not do their jobs and have forgetful performances, the whole company would suffer. Ultimately, both parties would unload workers will be fired with permanent mark on his or her employment history and companies will lose money, especially when the number of employees who use drugs is large. To avoid these problems, people should take more preventive actions and cautions.Privacy is an important factor. Drug screening programs in the workplace is considered logical only when the nature of the test and the procedures used respect the workers rights (Howard-Martin, 2002). Employers should ever so respect the privacy of their workers. On the other hand, employees should respect their employees and their jobs. Using drugs, especially at the workplace, or coming to work under its influence is a sign that workers do not value their job and do not re spect their employers and the people roughly them.When all ethical and legal issues are considered and taken care of, drug screening in the workplace will not become a problem for both parties involved. Indeed, dealing with drugs at work is not easy and very complicated. Not all situations are the same and not all laws can al ways be applied. Things are different with each company. As well, not all employees are the same. This is why it is never a good idea to discriminate. Although employers can mold themselves with limited options when an employee is found to be using illicit drugs (About. om), some companies still take actions by providing assistance to their workers or letting their employees go. The importance of drug screening in the workplace can not be denied. It is always better to know that employees are capable of handling their work and performing well without create trouble to the whole company or his or her coworkers. Drug screening, random or mandatory, at work may be one of the many ways to ensure that a company is doing well and a safe and secured workplace environment can be given to the workers.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Lite informerure has always served as a great resource for documenting the past. Despite its fictional qualities, its ability to represent people of a specific generation makes it a valuable instrument to help brotherly anthropologists characterize societies.In particular, William Faulkners A Rose for Emily provides details close to the Confederate American people in the early 1900s. Reflecting on the scores characterization and angle of narration, readers can easily come up with a view of Southern peoples attitudes and harbors.Certain attitudes and values are reflected in the story as it focuses on a single major character, Miss Emily Grierson. Born in an dispirited family in the early 1900s, Miss Emily is bound to submit to strict family rules and traditions that her society imposes, one of which is giving utmost celebrate to her father, who raises her up on his own.Pictured as a woman with very strong attachment and dependence on her father, Miss Emily finds it too difficul t to move on after the death of the old man. much(prenominal) implies the importance the Southerners gave their family, especially their parents, but also reveals the drawbacks of authoritarian parenthood practiced in those times.With her father as her only guide, Emily is treated with preciosity (West 193). This makes her believe that she is variant from other girls, and that no man truly deserves her. This mindset greatly affects the way she relates with others, especially with men. Her fathers restriction on her, which is mainly due to the social standing they try to maintain, severely affects Miss Emilys view of life and relationship.As the story suggests, preciosity leads to a psychological imbalance, which is do worse by the going of her father. Her refusal to bury her father, her murder of Homer, and the years she spent sleeping with the latters cadaver suggest a distorted mentality and family orientation.In Littler (cited in Akers), Faulkner himself evince sympathy towa rds his character. This explains the reason why he created Miss Emilys character.Having observed the effects of aristocratic family system, Faulkner attempts to make his readers shade ridiculous about Miss Emilys fate, thus implying the need to revisit certain family values practiced during his time. However, while his attempt to provide social criticism may arouse sympathy towards women care Miss Emily, it may also cause readers to ridicule the characters and the society they live in considering the storys angle of narration.Narrated by limited-seeing narrator, the story suggests bias on the part of Miss Emily and even the townspeople. Beginning with the protagonists funeral, the narrator may be assumed to be of younger age than Miss Emily. If the story begins with Miss Emilys childhood, readers may be led to believe that the narrator is Miss Emilys contemporary. However, since it highlights not only the funeral but also the gothic elements (Littler, cited in Akers) in Miss Emily s life, one may be inclined to believe that a lesser attachment exists between the narrator and the main character, disdain Faulkners expression of sympathy towards women like Miss Emily.As the narrator comments, Miss Emily has been a tradition, a employment, and a care a sort of hereditary duty upon the town. This statement supports the view that more than sympathy, Miss Emilys character is looked upon with contempt and ridicule. Notably, the narrator highlights events leading to Miss Emilys fall and the towns discovery of her insanity. The respect that the people once had is suddenly lost along with the death of her father.This means that the people paid respect to Miss Emily and made her a duty and a hereditary obligation owing to what her father has done for the people, and not because of the way she conducts herself in society or how people feel generally about others. Although divided into five parts, the story presents three timelines namely, the remote past, the immediate past and the present. The remote past hints on how Miss Emily is raised in seclusion and is made to believe that no one is worthy of her.The immediate past includes her fathers death, Homers disappearance, Miss Emilys purchase of a rat poison, her refusal to pay land taxes, and the foul smell from her house that the people complain about. These two timelines present ideas that could lead readers to a contemptuous reaction towards Miss Emilys character. Moreover, the present time where the people find a long strand of iron-gray hair further suggests the anomaly in Miss Emilys life, qualification her look more horrible and loathsome.Considering the angle of narration, it is more conclusive that readers would see Miss Emilys characterization in a negative view. The events leading to her tragical end portray Miss Emily in a negative manner, thus soliciting a negative reaction from the readers and implying how the narrator feels about the main character.However, it is equally great to consider that the shift in timelines suggests change in the way people regard Miss Emily. It should be noted that the Old Griersons death is what brings Emily to her declivity and the decrease in the amount of respect she gets from the neighbors. This change in the peoples treatment of a once respected figure mirrors the way Southerners value family reputation and tradition.As the narrator reveals, the people respect Miss Emily for what her father has done for the community. Honoring peoples contribution to society is a sign of respect still demonstrated by the Southern American society until now. However, in the case of Miss Emily, questions regarding her morality and seclusion also lead the people to feel otherwise.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
?1. Psychoanalytical Criticism ?2. Psychoanalytical criticism is a type ofcriticism that uses theories of psychology to analyze literature. It focuses on theauthors state of headland or the state of the mind of fictional characters. ?3. Sigmund FreudPsychoanalytical criticism originated in the workof Sigmund Freud. Freuds theories areconcerned with the nature of the unconsciousmind. According to Freud, the human mindconsists of three parts the id, the ego andsuperego. ? The id is source of our instinctual and sensual desires.? The superego is the part of the psyche that has internalized the norms and mores of society. ? The ego is keeps mediating between the demands of the id and the superego. It is rational, logical, and conscious. ?4. Repression? We often repress what the id encourages us to think and do because the ego and superego tell us not to think and do, thence forcing these unacceptable wishes into the unconscious. All of us have repressed wishes and fears.? Repressed de sires emerge in disguised forms dreams and language (slips).They emerge in symbolic form that conductanalysis to reveal their meaning.? Many elements of psychology that Freud described appear in literary works. ?5. Freudian Literary Criticism? Freudian critics try to understand how the trading operations of repression structure or inform the work They pay close attention to unconscious motives and feelings, whether these be those of the author, or of the characters depicted in the work.? They demonstrate the presence in the literary work of classic psychoanalytic symptoms or conditions. ?6. Carl Gustav Jung and Jungian literary Criticism?Jung developed the theory of the collective unconscious, a collection of shared unconscious memories dating back to the origins of human experience and manifested in dreams, myths, and literature.? A great work of literature is not a disguised expression of repressed wishes, hardly a manifestation of the desires one held by the whole human race, and now repressed because of the advent of civilization.? Jungian analysis of literature tries to discover the images in a work of literature that a permanent and universal significance.?7. Harold Bloom and the anxiety of InfluenceThe most important contemporary psychological criticis Harold Bloom. Bloom uses the Freudian concept ofrepression to go for it to literary history in general. Nopoet creates in isolation from his predecessors. In TheAnxiety of Influence, he argues that poetsunconsciously misread the poems of their greatpredecessors. The new poems are essentiallyrewritings of poems by a father-figure predecessor. Poets keep essay to free themselves from thisinfluence of father-figure poets.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
The billsmaking(prenominal) ease Zone pic Sign to glamour to CFZ pic Map layout of CFZ pic Plazas, Company Stores & Shoppers inside The Zone. CRS104-2 Group 7/ D Research Question Identify an industriousness or economic argona with in your country where taxation and protection as been removed and sapidity at the condition of it with in your country in terms of 1. has it worsen or improve 2. variation of choice ( no specification of products made) 3. price of goods ( no indicator of the prices of goods) 4. over all told employment 5. quality (no indication of the quality of goods) 6. government receipts 7. ocal industry A Brief over View of the commercial-grade needy Zone or CFZ The Commercial secrete Zone is one of Belizes some Offshore Companies or industries expendd to attract foreign investors from all over the world to increase Belizes economy and Yankee economy. Belizes legislation defines CFZ as a geographic atomic number 18a in Belize designated outside nation al customs dirt and duly restricted by controlled access, wherein the benefits created shall apply to a complex of industries. The CFZ boarders Mexicos South Eastern draw up and allows investors to directly access Mexicos high end consumer intentet.Corozals Commercial Free Zone is to a lower place the management of the Commercial Free Zone Management Agency (CFZMA) and is headed by the Chief Executive policeman under a Board of Directors within the Zone. The Commercial Free Zone (CFZ) was established under the Corozal Commercial Free Zone Act of 1994 and was in place by 1997. The FZA is the most modern laws governing Free Zones in Belize. Business entrepreneurs are offered insane tax submit business opportunities. Businesses there are free of foreign exchange restrictions and benefits such as duty freeions and tax holidays.Goods imported or exportinged are exempt from any duties, quotas, stamp duties and revenue replacement duties. Income tax on Commercial Free Zone busines ses is normally charged between 2% and 8%. Businessmens rates can be reduced up to 2% through tax credits by employing Belizean workers. The Zone provides a variety of facilities for activities such as manu occurrenceuring, processing, warehousing, packaging and distribution of goods and run. This allows the businessmen today to manufacture, import, export, distribute fuel, and to offer retail or whole bargains to Mexico and many other external clients.By doing so, they are also offered access to dock ships at ports in Belize and direct export by sea, air, land and entry into national customs territory. Today the Zone under gone enceinte improvement since then and continues to do. What started out first as a private sector with a great struggle to attract investors began to pay off due to the involvement of the few businessmens goal and dedication. First there were a few companies that only imported and exported their merchandise, then one or devil retail stores, and then there was the addition of a SHELL gasoline station.This then offered the Mexicans an economical and wear quality fuel than Mexicos state-run fuel company PEMEX offered. Mexicans then began to invest in the Zone and brought with them numerous stores which offered investors and consumers everything from a more active store location to batteries. Benefits that Foreign Investors Receive from CFZ The following is an extended listen of benefits that Investors receive 1. no restrictions on foreign exchange out of or within a CFZ, including the sale of foreign currency or the transfer of foreign exchange 2. no politics charges and taxes on foreign currency use within a CFZ 3. all merchandise, articles and goods that enter a CFZ for commercial message purposes are exempt from import duties, revenue replacement and stamp duties 4. all fuel and goods, including buildings materials, equipment, furniture, supplies, etc. , needed for the functioning of a CFZ business are exempt from all duties and taxes 5. A Social fee of 1. 5% is charged on all goods and services imported into the CFZ, except for fuel (on fuel it makes 10%) 6. no quotas for imports and exports 7. t is possible to open an chronicle in any currency with a duly registered bank of CFZ business choice located in the CFZ 8. no import or export license is required for imports or exports 9. imports and exports are exempt from all custom duties, consumption and excise taxes, and export duties 10. During the first 5-year period of business functioning in a CFZ, it is exempt from income tax, or capital gains tax, or any new corporate tax levied by the Government of Belize any dividends paid by this business are exempt from tax for the first 20-year period of its function 11.The loss incurred over the 5years tax holiday by a CFZ business may be carried front and deducted against profits in the 3 years after the tax holiday period 12. Any return from the sale of stock or other ownership interest in a CFZ business are exempt from the above-mentioned tax. usance, Government Revenue, CFZ Current State of beingness and Effects on the Belizean Economy Employment The briny industry in Northern Belize that provides over six thousand families with income is the sugar industry.The other main industry which does so is CFZ. By 2003 there were over 400 businesses. Now there are about 700 which are offering employment to over 3000 Belizeans. Government Revenue 1. In 2004, CFZ brought in $274 million in economic activeness annually of which the Government charged income tax as the five year mark had passed in 2002. 2. CFZ Christmas sales were approximately 50 percent lower than 2004 in 2008 CFZ Current State of Being Investors are losing confidence in the Belizean economy as 1. There is less economic activity in the zone.This has left investors who have built million dollar shopping plazas unable to meet financial commitment. As a result, half of the facilities have now become vacant. 2. The Chetumal Cha mber of Commerce consistently pressures the Mexican national government to hinder Mexicans from purchasing at CFZ. 3. Before the Belize Bank and Atlantic Bank have been depositing pesos from the Free Zone in banks in Chetumal. Now Mexican banks are refusing to accept pesos deposited at CFZ due to money laundering concerns. Investors are then forced to keep large sums of pesos which posses the guess of theft.As a result the risk of excess pesos forcing the Market is eminent causing investors to sell excess pesos to local currency dealers at a loss due to Mexicos unstable exchange rate. 4. The Central Bank has lost its account with HSBC (an international bank which used to process the millions of US dollars in cash) this is due to US anti-money-laundering banking regulations. There are periods when commercial banks in CFZ have not been freely taking the US dollars for the past three weeks. As a result, there have been several U. S. dollar freezes at CFZ in 2002, 2009, 2010.This is a very serious involvement as it posses a possible treat to place CFZ activities on halt permanently if no final result is provided. Hence anywhere up to over 17 million US dollars would be left to sits in a vault in Belize unprocessed. Effects on the Belizean Economy Consequences 1. In 2008, Imports also fell by 38. 9 percent to a new low of $114. 5 million due to losses in the global economy . When economic activity fell to 50% in the Christmas of 2008 it caused the Belizean economy to decline. This is due to the fact that the industry is earning less less income is being gained by the government through income tax.As a result Commercial activity continues to decline. 2. CFZ income is dependent on foreign currency, especially so US currency. Any change in the U. S economy directly affects us. Also since investors are all foreign, and not local, they can leave at any point in time, and will provided that there is persistent decline in economic activity or U. S Dollar Freezes or wh enever financial responsibilities cannot be meet. 3. As a result of businesses end their shutters permanently thousands of Belizeans are left unemployed. 4. Belizean economy then continues to decline.
Monday, May 20, 2019
Core issue consumption causes globular unlikeness. Global inequality is the inequality in distribution of income and wealth between rich and poor countries. A concentration of wealth is in the hands of very small number of people. A study by the World Institute for Development Economics Research at United Nations University reports that the richest 1% of adults alone have 40% of globular assets in the year 2000, and that the richest 10% of adults accounted for 85% of the solid ground total. The bottom half of the world adult population owned barely 1% of global wealth.According to the wealth concentration theory, those who already condition wealth have the means to invest in new sources of creating wealth or to otherwise leverage the accumulation of wealth, therefore are the beneficiaries of the new wealth. Over time, wealth condensation can significantly precede to the persistence of inequality within society. This correlation between being rich and piddleing more is also contributed by plutocracy the ability of the rich to influence government disproportionately to their favor thereby increasing their wealth. This unjust global trade regime as a primary cause in increasing global inequality Wealth and poverty make life different in a host of ways. health, education, literacy, child labour, employment, gender, semipolitical participation, higher level in countries with higher income Compare their economic productivity>classify countries.Gross Domestic reaping (GDP) & Gross National Income (GNI) The World Bank uses GNI per person to classify countries. Low income (P559) For example, workforces in China, much of which is well trained and educated and now receive extremely low wages-sometimes less than one-twentieth of hat workers earn in comparable jobs in the developed countries. These institutionalised inequalities result in greater marginalisation within society. The report emphasises the inevitable societal disintegration, violence and na tional and international terrorism that this inequality fosters. Ironically, the diversion of social development funds to national/international security and military operations produces further deprivation and marginalization, thus creating a vicious cycle.
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Release of rare, atrocious John capital of Colorado meter coincides with his 70th natal day (1 888 PressRelease) In honor of the 70th birthday of the late and legendary vocalizer/ songwriter John Denver on Dec. 31, acclaimed Indie eterniseing artist Luanne Hunt releases what may have been his greatest melodious work, The winding Soul (Love is the Answer). Denver did not record the tune. Hunt brings forth an emotional production, passionately delivering the songs timely and awe-inspiring message. Denver, CO Coinciding with what would have been legendary singer/songwriter John Denvers 70th birthday on Dec. , chart-topping Indie recording artist Luanne Hunt releases his rare and powerful composition, The Wandering Soul (Love Is the Answer). Denver, who died in a plane crash in 1997 off the California coast, delivered perhaps his almost pro represent message by the inspiring and timely ballad. The Rocky Mountain High singer stated In his autobiography that he wrote the tune In Santa Fe, N. M. around 1994. l went off on a hike, and midway to where I was headed, the song I was trying to write (The Wandering Soul) Just came to me, fell from the sky, Denver verbalise In his book, Take Me Home.Hunt says she recorded The Wandering Soul (Love is the Answer) to not only showcase what may have been Denvers finest work, save also to help others find healing, wholeness and a deeper meaning on their Journeys. The first time I heard The Wandering Soul (Love is the Answerl I broke down and cried for a very long time, said Hunt, who resides in Southern California and records on the Star Creek Entertainment label. l knew I had to record It and felt certain It was meant for something much greater than I could even fathom. Johns song definitely has been life-changing for me.Hunts own musical Journey has been one of profound personal, creative and spiritual transmuteation. By focusing on her artistic vision, she found the strength to overcome devastating emotional woun ds and follow her authentic path as a singer/ songwriter. Over the years, the Pennsylvania native has bullt an Impressive list of accomplishments and a worldwide fan base with her coetaneous folk songs. Her 1 OF2 200/ CD Breaking I nrougn proaucea two nit singles on u s. ana European cnarts The enchanting Solace In The Wind reached zero(prenominal) 1 on the European clownish MusicAssociations chart (Belgium) in July 2010. The song also landed on the 2009 Grammy ballot in two categories take up Country Song and Best Female Country Performance. In December 2011, Hunts holiday tune Christmas Without You went to No. 1 on the European Country Music Association charts in France, Denmark and Austria. It also was the second most played song in Europe during that month. The Wandering Soul (Love is the Answer) is being utilized to raise coin for Forest Way Productions, a 501c3 charity dedicated to providing retreat opportunities conducive to spiritual growth.It also promotes creative pro jects designed to support a unified vision of spirituality in the world. l am deeply moved by The Wandering Soul (Love is the Answer), said Matthew Flickstein, founder of Forest Way Productions and Telly award-winning documentary filmmaker of With One Voice. The lyrics are exquisite and Luannes voice and presence profoundly touch my heart. I can see how her voice and music can open peoples eyes to the Divine and lovingly transform their hearts.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
What do the SPF flake on Sunscreen mean? What is the SPF number on the sun screens? The higher the number, the better, right? Before you proposition away in the sun this summer, you should know a few things more or less SPF. What is it, exactly? What do the number mean, and how high can they go? We use sunblock to block ultraviolet light from damaging the skin. at that place ar two categories of UV light. The UVA- has more languish-term damaging effects on the skin, uniform untimely aging. UVB causes sun issues.SPF or sun protection factor, numbers were introduced in 1962 to measure a sunscreens effect against UVB rays. To determine a sunscreens SPF, testers round up 20 sun-sensitive people and measure the tote up of UV rays it takes them to burn without sunscreen. Then they rebuild the test with sunscreen. The with sunscreen number is divided by the without sunscreen number, and the result is rounded down to the close five. This is the SPF. SPF numbers start at 2 and have just recently reached 70.To figure out how long you can stay in the sun with a crock upn SPF, use this equation Minutes to burn without sunscreen x SPF number = maximum sun exposure time For example, if you burn after 10 minutes of sun exposure, an SPF of 15 will bequeath you to be in the sun for up to one hundred fifty minutes without burning. You should know that this equation is not always accurate. People usually use far little sunscreen than the amount used in testing. In the real world, the average sun worshipper uses fractional the amount of sunscreen used in the laboratory, which could result in a sunburn in fractional the time. My mom and her family grew up around a swimming pussycat.They spend all day by the pool when we go out of town. My grandp bents have to get cancer removed every year. It is true, a higher SPF number means more sun-exposure time. It in any case indicates the level of UVB absorption, just this number doesnt increase exponentially, which can be confusing. For example, an SPF of 15 absorbs 93. 3 percent of UVB rays, but an SPF of 30 absorbs 96. 7 percent. The SPF number has doubled, but the absorption rate has increase by single 3. 4 percent. Because of the confusion about UVB absorption, the FDA proposed a cap on SPF numbers. Any sunscreen higher than 30 SPF would be a 30-plus. Thirty was the decided cap because above that, the percentage of UVB preoccupied and overall protection of the skin increases only slightly, but people may misinterpret these higher SPF numbers as a much higher level of protection or even a guaranty of all-day protection. SPF % UV absorbed 2 50 4 70 8 87. 5 15 93. 3 30 96. 7 50 98 As helpful as the FDA was trying to be, the cap is distinctly not in practice Neutrogena and Hawaiian Tropic recently released sunscreens boasting an SPF of 70. We have sunscreens ranging from 15 SPF to 70 SPF in our cupboard at home.There argon several factors that allow all of us to get a sunburn e ven if we have sunscreen on. First, we dont use enough. Second, despite waterproof or sweatproof labels, all sunscreens decrease in effectiveness when exposed to water or sweat. If you dont apply the correct amount and then reapply after exposure to water, a 12-hour bake in the sun could give you a hard sunburn. The bottom line is that a sunscreen with a higher SPF does offer higher protection against UVB rays, but once you get past SPF 30, protection doesnt increase very much, and the higher number may give you a false sense of protection.Instead of letting SPF be your only guide to sun protection, avoid a burn by following a few simple sunscreen rules. 1. Know yourself If you are whiter than a sheet of paper, if your Aunt Linda has skin cancer, or if you are sensitive to the sun because of a medication or a medical condition, take extra measures. Stay out of the sun as much as possible, wear a hat when you are out, use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF and reapply that s unscreen often. Dont vex a lot of sun screen on and lay out by the pool. 2.Look for Broad-spectrum label The SPF number indicates protection only against UVB rays many sunscreens, even those with a high SPF, allow UVA rays to be absorbed by the skin. UVA protection is usually indicated by a broad-spectrum label. Look for this label to batten the most well-rounded sun coverage. Broad-spectrum sunscreen ensures protection from both UVA and UVB rays. The latest sunscreens boast new chemicals, like Mexoryl, which has proven to be one of the most effective UVA-blockers out there. 3. Be prepared- be proactive in planning To be effective, sunscreen eeds to be fully absorbed into the skin, so apply it 15 to 30 minutes before you even step into the sun. Make sure your whole family has taken the time to put sunscreen on. Then get ready for your time outdoors. 4. Reapply yourself Whether youre lying by the pool or mowing the lawn, youll likely be exposed to sweat or water, the natural enem ies of sunscreen. To be safe, reapply after you swim or sweat. If you are going to a friends home or to the park, take a nursing bottle with you. My mom keeps a bottle in each of our golf bags.It takes almost 3 hours to play 9 holes in the junior unite and it is extremely hot. 5. Full exposure No matter how high the SPF, sunscreen can protect only the skin it covers. The most commonly missed spots are the temples, ears, back of the neck and top of the feet. If you are sometimes guilty of losing your focus while applying your lotion, try one of the sunscreens that contains disappearing colorants, so you can make out unlotioned areas before they burn to a crisp. Our generation needs to learn from our parents and grandparents.My grandma and grandpa Cox are always having skin cancer frozen or burned. My grandma has had a small part of her wrap removed from malignant skin cancer. My mom grew up with a pool in her backyard her whole life. She played out so many years laying out in the sun with no sunscreen on. She also spent a year at BYU Hawaii so she could be in the sun. Our family is good about putting sunscreen on but we can all be better. I have versed so much about protecting my skin. This summer I am going to make a goal to wear sunscreen at the beginning of the day and have a bottle with me.
Friday, May 17, 2019
John M. cuticle Company I. Statement of the Problem The John M. Case Company was open in 1920 by Uriah Case and was the largest manufacturer of business calendars in the United States. The social club was then give off to John M. Case, and continued to prosper. John M. Case controlled a large amount of the securities industry address in this industry along with an increasing number for sales. Then, John M. Case decided it was time to have intercourse and sell the company. Anthony W. Johnson, an employer of John M. Case Company, was interested in this purchase.After feeler up with $500,000 within the management group, Johnson stillness faced a dilemma of raising $10 million without giving up control to out-of-door investors. With this, Johnson needed to come up with a strategic financial plan in order to successfully obtain such a company. II. Statement of Facts and Assumptions With a large amount of the market share in favor of John M. Case Company, the business risk was rel atively low for this industry. John M. Case own 60-65% of the market share causing the risk to be substantially lower than other industries. Manufacturing for this company had more advantages.As Case Company had a subsidiary in Puerto Rico, it allowed them to be tax exempt from U. S taxes. With these tax exemptions, it provided low income tax rates for Case Company. Case Company also did not have problems in regards to their customers. With 95% of their customers being loyal to their company by re-purchasing orders annually. Company finances were also a domineering for John M. Case. The company did not need to part take in seasonal buying in approximately 10 years, but strategically kept $2 million lines of credit. By looking at the different components to John M.Case Company, the outlook for future endeavors seems to be profitable. III. Analysis By looking at the different components to John M. Case Company, the outlook for future endeavors seems to be profitable. Johnsons deci sion to purchase this company would be a smart move financially. As the company has seen prosperous growth throughout its years, its part in the market seems to show low risk and high levels of profit. IV. Recommendation As the issue continues in coming up with the additional $10 million, Johnson should look into more resources to obtain the additional funding.The financial state of this company is in top shape looking at the current ratio and inventory turnover in Exhibit 1 below. As the current ratio is well above 1, it secures the idea that John M. Case Company is able to pay back its short-term liabilities and assets. Having a confident number for their current ratio assures the company can handle financial issues that may come their way. With their loyal customers, low-cost manufacturing and large market share, the profits of John M. Case Company are endless. Exhibit 1 Current Ratio in 1984$8, 998/$1,266 = 7. 107 Inventory Turnover$9,740/$588 = 16. 565
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Linguistic - Assignment modellingIn most cases, nouns and pronouns perform the grammatical functions of subject. Because of this, nouns and pronouns should appear at the beginning of a sentence (Lyons, 75).Again, the same rules apply to the use of adjectives, since adjectives or adjectival phrases may also perform the grammatical function of a subject. Because of this, it is expedient to have a preposition or a prepositional phrase coming after the adjectival phrase functioning as the subject. It is for this reason that the sentence below may be make up.The converse of the forgo is also true that in most cases, content words do not only cause as the subject, but also as the object. Since the object appears at the ultimate position of an active sentence, it is ripe that a sentence is completed with a noun, a pronoun or an adjective. For this reason, it may be grammatically correct to sayIn a different wavelength, Winston Churchills sentence This is something up with which I wil l not put is wrong because it splits the to-infinitive. Prepositions are always combined with verbs to form the to-infinitive. Therefore, splitting the to-infinitive may make thought the sentence difficult because it ignores the short-dependency that the to-infinitive put-up should
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Policy Brief - Assignment ExampleFor this reason, there is an increased need for the Canadian legislators to aim better ways of creating jobs for the juvenility so as to improve the standards of living of the Canadian youths. This policy roll seeks to highlight the extent of youth unemployment in Canada to policy makers, and what needs to be done to reduce youth unemployment for the betterment of the economy and the society.Canada ranks among the countries that are doing well economically. Despite having been affected by the recent financial meltdown, the Canadian regime took proactive measures that ensured faster recovery of the economy. With the current per capita of $43,472, the Canadian economy ranks among the largest in the world. The Canadian government has also been doing well in terms of keeping the flash rate down. The current Canadian inflation rates stand at about 1.0%, which is among the lowest in the world. Nevertheless, the main issue of concern to approximately C anadians currently has to do with the high rate of youth unemployment rates. 2015 economic index shows that the average unemployment rate stands at about 7.1%. However, youth unemployment stands at 13.6%, which is among the highest in the region (Leung, 2013). In fact, the Canadian youths had a lot of wish when the Conservatives took the reins of power as they thought the new administration would generate enough jobs for the youths in the first a couple of(prenominal) years in the office. However, the hopes of the Canadian youths have been dashed, as the rate of youth unemployment continues to rise throughout the country. A report by Goar (2014) reveals that, at the time the Conservatives took the reign of power in 2006, youth unemployment was only 12.2%. However, the constituent of youth unemployment has since jumped to 13.6%. Goar argues that this statistic tells only part of the larger problem. Art Columnist observes that thousands of Canadian
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Paper 2 Health Pamphlet - Essay Example support has no definite cure and the world community has only been able to reduce its spread and/or reducing its effect rate on a victim already infected. For this reason, HIV/AIDS has been set forth as a worldwide disaster. According to National Institute of Health (NIH) (2011), as an example, more than ace million US citizens live with HIV/AIDS so far. Worse still, AIDS is one of the leading(a) killer complaints of the world (NIH, 2011). Since the disease can be controlled both medic anyy and morally, it becomes important to let contrary societies know of its nature. HIV/AIDS symptoms AIDS is more of a health condition than a disease it only destroys the immune system and it is difficult to tell recently infected people from healthy ones. However, victims contract progressively becoming weak as time goes by (NIH, 2011). Similarly, the victims automobile trunk becomes undefendable to most human diseases. Sooner, the victim starts get ting various illnesses that do not heal easily receivable to the weakened immune system. As the disease advances, each illness is manifested by distinct symptoms. In general, fit in to NIH (2011), early likely symptoms (2-3 months after infection) include headache, fever, tiredness and enlargement of lymph nodes around the neck and groin beas piece later symptoms (4 months and more) include speedy weight loss constant fever constant tiredness protract and pronounced lymph glands swellings in neck, armpits and groin constant diarrhea sores around anus, genitals and mouth pneumonia blotches around study orifices loss of memory stress and depression among various other neurologic disorders. Risk factors The HIV computer virus is found in four kinds of body fluids semen, blood, vaginal fluid and breast milk. Activities that lead to direct come home with these fluids are the risk factors. They include but not limited to engaging sex with multiple partners or with strangers without protection recklessly sharing of intravenous injection equipment having other sexually transmitted infections (for example, genital herpes, gonorrhea and syphilis among others) having illnesses such as tuberculosis and hepatitis prostitution and unknowingly passing HIV from mother to fetus, during receive or during breastfeeding. It is important to note that HIV virus cannot survive for too long outside the body (it is a parasite in living body cells only) and that any other activity that does not solving in direct contact with infected body fluids named above cannot lead to infection at all (NIH, 2011). Quality of life Often, AIDS is mistakenly taken as a bad omen in many societies. HIV victims tend to give up their dignity and thus they mostly suffer from depression, substantiate low self esteem, and, of course, their health condition deteriorates. This leads to poor quality of life at personal aim and low life expectancy in general. However, although AIDS is an incurable co ndition, there are several mechanisms that are used today to reduce AIDS effects so as to lengthen life of the victims and/or to stop the HIV spreading. These include advising victims and their caregivers on the right diet health education for the public sense use of medication such as antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) (ARVs suppress the number and activity of HIV viruses in the body) and kindly motivation. With proper
Monday, May 13, 2019
APN credentialing senesces - Research Paper ExampleA common and significant group of nurses argon the groundbreaking Nursing Practitioners. The Advanced Nursing Practice activities however, cannot be without scrutiny. Practices headed and managed by APNs have become wide spread. This has seen the takings of credentialing boards like American Nursing credentialing centre, National Certification Corporation and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. These credentialing institutions execute the duty of giving license, validating clinical experience, giving education preparations and certify nursing practices. APN credentialing boards 1.0. Introduction over the years they have been emergence on numerous nursing practices. Advanced nursing practice has evolved from beingness an informal hidden specialty and has become a formal practice with wide spread recognition. It is collectible to this recognition that it has drawn interests in governments to come up with standards and m odes of operations for APNs. Credentialing boards have alike been formed. Credentialing boards are granted the duty to determine whether certain activities are within the scope of operations of APNs. These boards set the ground shit for the operation rules, regulations and ethics in the APN practice. According to Fulton & Lyon (2009) the decision making boards also help the APNs to make in effect(p) decisions in the line of duty. Additionally, the institutions also take the views of advanced nursing practice before coming up with decisions. They consult all groups of nurses under the advanced nursing practice. This essay shall focus on the different credentialing boards and their impacts on the APNs. 2.0. Body The ANP is a broad group which has the capacity of carrying out different and complex duties in a health institution (Carr, Layzel & Christensen, 2010). These duties include administration of health care organizations, implementing and developing health care policies, mana ging of individuals and groups of patients and the strike care of individual patients. 2.1. American Association of Critical flush Nurses The American Association of Critical Care Nurses, as one of the credentialing boards is responsible for offering the APNs with an opportunity to take part in programs that boost their careers (McLeod & McGloin, 2010).The nurses are also presented with an opportunity to interact with other nurses thus, enhance their career through interactions. by this body, nurses have also gained an opportunity to access various certifications that place them in a better opportunity to get jobs. Through these programs, they are also able to acquire information on how to handle tasking situations that they may encounter in their career, therefore, have a successful career life. Of essence, this board enhances the nursing skills in a tremendous manner. 2.2. American Midwifery Certification Board The American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) is yet another cr edentialing board of the ANPs. This body has been credited for its contribution in keeping the nurses updated with the major role they are faced with in provision of services to the public. The body also provides the nurses with certification programs, for instance, AMCB certification tests, as well as approval by the nursing council (Ament, 2007). 2.3. American Nurses Credentialing Center The American Nurses Credentialing Center is one of the most prominent credentialing boards in the world (Masters, 2009). This association is charged with the responsibility
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Campaigns and property in American Government - Essay ExampleIt will also house a competitive political environment by providing a level ground for the candidates. There would be no landslide wins for the incumbents or the famous that are able to hold fundraisers (Breslwo et al, 2000). More exoteric mount would also ensure that the influence of private contributors on the candidate or those in office is reduced. refilling private funding with public funding would channel concerns of the general public and not a few. Last, the cost incurred during campaigns would be controlled, preventing overspending, as those funded by the public have to adhere to set limits. (Ansolabehere et al, 2000)The two challenges that face public funding the continuous presence of influence by the wealthy and the high costs of running for elections. Money is defined as speech by the court and these means that one can spend as they wish without interference from the government or anyone else and if this i s done then there must be hale justification. However, accountability is required when it comes to spending resources on campaigns and these can be achieved if the government requires that each candidate extend a budget. An appropriate figure is then decided on the amount to spend based on underlying factors such as the seat one is contesting. This would increase
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Diversification Strategies - Research typography ExampleGoogles variegation strategies prove successful throughout the years. They attribute their success to the fact that diversification in an online market attracts significant lowers costs compared to diversification in the real, physical world. Therefore, most online companies capitalize on this as an advantage. However, this advantage is not merely enough to guarantee success. Sarah Kaplan, a business professor at Wharton University advances that companies like Google find success because they know how to look for what to leverage to their consumers. For example, Googles stream product named Google Docs and Spreadsheets seeks to argue with Microsoft Office. In this case, Googles leverage was the provision of a product that would offer more convenience to their clients oer an already existing product owned by another company. The fact that Google is online based also makes gross revenue and marketing of their products easier bec ause they are able to reach a wide market range. The diversification strategy occupied by Google includes an eclectic approach where the combination of different strategies happens at the same time, for example, Google combines both concentric and plane strategies. This ensures that they stick to products with technological similarities to their current products. Concurrently, they stretch themselves slightly by introducing products which differ technologically and commercially to their current products because they can depend on their loyal customers (Kaplan, 2006).Time Warner AOL is among the companies in which their attempt to diversify proved unsuccessful. The nuclear fusion reaction of these two corporations caught peoples attention because of the strategy it symbolized a merger of two separate spheres the middle-aged and the new. Throughout its 10 year merger, the conglomerate suffered a variety of setbacks. Firstly, the strategy they
Friday, May 10, 2019
Statistics rank - Assignment ExampleThe managers speculation that the true population residue of customers who live in urban area exceeds 40% does not seem to be correct as the hypotheses testing shows that the proportion of customers may be around 40% or lower. The confidence time interval also has a very high range of values and so it means that the proportion can be mingled with 30% to 58% of the customers.The managers speculation that the average tally of years lived in the current home is less than 13 years does not seem to be correct. The mean number of years lived in the current home is around 12.26 years. This shows that an average customer does seem to spend at least a decade in the equivalent house and because of that will be more inclined to shopping things from the same department store over the years because of convenience. The confidence interval is (10.85, 13.67) and we can be 95% confident(p) that on average a customer would live in the same house for an x nu mber of years that is between those two intervals.The managers speculation that the average reference balance for suburban customers is more than $4300 does seem to be correct. The null hypothesis was rejected as the test statistic was higher than z-value during the hypotheses testing. It shows that urban customers also acquire a high amount of credit against their name and we can be 95% confident that on average an urban customers credit amount would lie between $4299.65 and $5051.02.5) Because the sample size of the data is large enough (n 30), the Central Limit Theorem will apply, and no assumptions have to be made about the population of the credit customers. The sampling distribution of the sample mean of credit customers will be approximately normal regardless of the distribution of individual credit customers.The confidence interval level is (0.30, 0.58). It means that we are 95% confident that population proportion of customers who live in urban area lie between the lower and the upper limit of the
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Place, professionalmotion and Price Strategies. ZTE Computer Tablet Market Entry in the US - Research Paper ExampleThis makes the mathematical product life cycle management a rattling important function of the business. The ZTE Corporation is a global company they atomic number 18 providers of telecommunication equipment and networking solutions. The company was founded in 1985 and has come a long way to become Chinas largest listed telecom equipment provider (ZTE authoritative website). ZTE has a very comprehensive product portfolio that provides end-to-end solutions. They endeavor at providing high quality advanced(a) products that are also affordable. They have operations in more than 140 countries globally. The tablet market is a fast growing one some even predict that soon tablets will take all over the PC market too. But that day is not very close for the general masses because tablets are expensive and the greater the offering, the higher the cost. ZTE has a devised a very successful approach towards tapping this market. They aim to product economically feasible tablets and make them accessible and available in everyones reach. The company started off with the ZTE Pro Light and Light and now aims to offer the ZTE Light Plus. Market Introduction Stage for ZTE ZTE Corp, Chinas second-largest manufacturer of cell phone and related equipment is take careed to launch their tablet in the United States the quest year (Kharif, 2011). Presently the key players in the tablet market are Apple Inc. and Amazon. They intend to dispense the tablet through the US phone company Lixin Cheng. ZTE has an already established image in producing low-priced devices. The market segmentation of the tablet PC is very complex because everyday someone discovers a mod and innovative way to use the tablet PC. The introduction phase of the product primary involves it launch into the market, the aim at this stage is to ensure that the marketing is most impactful. ZTE believ es that by 2015, it the tablet users will grow from the premise users of 26 million to 82.1 million markets (Market Watch, 2011). The US market is expected to be the biggest market for tablets and smart phones, and they expect to sweep the market with their affordable prices. Product Strategies This is currently challenged by Amazons Kindle prove whose recent performance in the market is predicted to dethrone Ipads leading position in the market. harmonize to leaked screenshots by an Amazon source of its internal inventory management system Alaska, and published by the cult of Android, the Kindle Fire is on its way to outselling even the Apple iPad (Barbara, 2011). This can also come as good news to ZTE, to depicts that the market is rip for affordable tablets. However, for proper execution at this stage, they need to assoil market research. They need to understand the customer requirements of product features, design, servicing and pricing. According to Liu the backside of the tablet supports the Google logotype depicting that the product supports Wifi and
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Scientific Lab - Research Paper Examplenown B It was likely to be Salmonella Typhimurium bacterium which is a typical nonspore-forming rods, facultative anaerobic, motile and negative, They ferment glucose and utilize citrate as coke source and are lactose and sucrose non fermenters. These tests have been fully explored in the next section.With regards to the aim of the experiment, which is to attain unfathomable bacteria from mixed culture 18 using biochemical and morphological test, the two organisms place had distinct characteristics which were looked for following laboratory tests.Normally, constant of gravitation staining is employed to unalikeiate 2 bacteria groups with different cell wall constituent. The method has the ability to differentiate Gram negative and Gram affirmative bacteria group thus the bacterial cells are either colored red or violet. Gram positive bacteria is shown by Violet staining due to a thick layer of peptidoglycan alive in the cell wall of the bacteria, thus the crystal violet is retained by these cells on a slide. Consequently, Gram negative bacteria is shown by red staining due to a thin layer of peptidoglycan existing in the bacteria cell wall, hence crystal violet is not retained by bacterial cells. (Winn et al,2006)MacConkey Agar is used to distinguish Gram- negative, lactose-fermenting organisms from organisms that are non-fermentative .It is an restrictive and differential medium that contains Crystal violets, bile salts, inhibitory agent and neutral red. Neutral red acts as a pH indicator. Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria is known to be lactose fermenters hence undiscovered A while Salmonella Typhimurium bacteria is not lactose fermentor thus unknown B. The orinithine decarboxylase test is important for Enterobacteriaceae differentiation. (MacFaddin, 2000).MR-VP broth for Methyl Red test consists of peptone, phosphate buffer and glucose. The unknown bacterium that is able to perform mixed-acid fermentation genera tes enough acid that overcame the broth buffering
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Helping to cope with school wildness tr mount updies - Essay ExampleUnlike the usual stresses and conflicts that atomic number 18 a part of everyday life at home and at work, acute crisis episodes frequently overwhelm traditional human coping skills and result in dysfunctional behavior. This creates a state of disequilibrium that results in intense fears and highly anxious states (Stephens, R. D., 1994).There is growing cognizance by school administrators that school violence could occur at their school. Planning and preparation will be necessary to manage those crises and to attend to the emotional as well as physical needs of mental faculty and learners. School administrators have a tendency to underestimate the initial and long-term impact of trauma. Childrens reactions to trauma, however, would not be impacted by this underplay, and they would typically fall into the following key argonas, fear of the future, academic regression, behavioral regression, nightmares and quiesc ence difficulties. Teachers and parents who are provided with emotional support and who are educated on childrens typical reactions to trauma will be much better prepared to assist their students and children. These violent tragedies would not affect the children only, since the school population of students overly comprises of adolescents. Adolescents, in particular, who have been traumatized, are more at risk for depression, suicide, reckless behavior, and substance abuse. This population demands wait on to cope up with the disaster or the trauma from the violence. Unfortunately, the mental health services provided by professionals in schools are extremely inadequate (Canada, M. et al., 2007).The CDC reports that 15% of the male students are involved in physical altercations, and males are more likely to fight on school property. Students in lower grades, ninth grade and below, are more likely to be in a fight on school property than students in higher grades. Assaults against t eachers are a form of school violence that needs serious attention. Bullying, which has become a serious concern as of late, whitethorn include relatively benign forms of social interactions or may even include more serious forms which threaten bodily harm (Poland, S., 2003). School shootings are significant in that they get publicized, and many students are indirectly affected with such a tragedy, and this needs to refer coping skills to survive the trauma. Literature is sparse in this area, and in 1993, Lockwood had a study done on middle and high school students. This study examined the reasons for, and circumstances of, violence at school in this age group. The findings are significant. The first finding revealed that most violence was the results of minor insults or altercations that escalated until it resulted in extreme violence. The study goal of the violence was revenge or retribution for the insult. Most students polled in this study stated that such use of violence fo r retribution was morally acceptable and was not considered to be an indication that the violent student had an absence of values (Lockwood, A. T. 1993). This is a matter of concern, and this immediately points to moral values that act as aetiologic agents for such incidents. Examination of all shootings between 1996 and 1999 reveals a pattern. The shooters are all male. This is not inconsistent with the majority of
Monday, May 6, 2019
A Review of lloyd and Craig 2007 - Essay ExampleThe following review examines Lloyd and Craigs (2007) manikin and provides an evaluation of its proposed benefits. Summary of Article According to Lloyd and Craig (2007), taking a patient history is arguably the closely important aspect of patient assessment. Beca use up of the continually expanding role of nurses, the need exists to expand their assessment skills as well. In this article, Lloyd and Craig provide a detailed framework for conducting a patient history assessment. First, Lloyd and Craig believe it is important to determine the environment so that it is properly equipped, safe, free of distractions, and allows the patient to feel comfortable. Second, nurses must practice effective intercourse in order to enhance trust and obtain the most accurate in mastermindation from the patient. Nurses disregard use both verbal and non-verbal cues to signify interest and empathy for the patient. Finally, consent is essential and nu rses must obtain some form of informed consent by the patient or patients surrogates before proceeding with the assessment. Lloyd and Craig and then outline the history-taking emergence and illustrate the importance of maintaining some form of order when asking questions. Questions should begin in an open-ended stage in order to generate conversation and obtain a large amount of information. Nurses can then follow up with closed questions to receive more detail about a particular demo of concern. Lloyd and Craig draw on the Calgary Cambridge framework for structuring the consultation. This model proposes five stages of history taking, including (a) explanation and planning (b) aiding accurate fall and understanding (c) achieving a shared understanding (d) planning through shared decision making and (e) finale the consultation. This model provides a systematic order to guide nurses assessment-taking. While Lloyd and Craig advocate following an order, these authors also spotlig ht the importance of following the natural flow of conversation. Simply reading off a checklist of questions seems mechanical and impersonal, and can prevent the patient from wanting to reveal personal information. Therefore, Lloyd and Craig suggest using their framework as a practical reference, and not a step-by-step operations manual. Lloyd and Craig also provide examples of behaviors to avoid while conducting a patient history assessment. Examples of such behaviors include giving advice, interrupting, using defensive responses, jumping to conclusions, and several more. haywire interview techniques can disrupt communication and trust, and ultimately hinder the nurses ability to treat the patient. Respect for each(prenominal) patients individuality and rights as a human being is a critical component of most treat associations codes of ethics. Finally, Lloyd and Craig include examples of key points to remember in the history assessment, including family and occupation history, d rug and alcohol use, sexual history, and family and fond history. These can be ambitious questions to ask and patients may not always feel comfortable respond them. Therefore, effective communication and establishing a positive rapport with the patient is vital to the consultation. At the same time, these difficult questions reflect the importance o
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Worthly Goal Scholarship - Essay ExampleIn fact, children and adults of our family would be e be onr to receive second helpings of the various dishes prep atomic number 18d by my grandmother. This is a great bequest and it is my heartfelt desire to continue the tradition established so painstakingly by her.Gradually, I similarly began the highly enjoyable activity of cooking. This has provided me with immense pleasure, and my greatest reward are the beaming faces that I larn at the table, where samples of my cooking are being served. In high school, I took home economics. This came to me naturally, and I authentically enjoyed this course. Cooking requires patience, attention to detail, concentration on the job on hand, and a true love for the persons for whom you are cooking. I garnered this knowledge about obtaining expertise in cooking from several redoubtable cooks, and also from my grandmother, who was possibly the best culinary expert that I have encountered.Furthermore, I w as exposed at an early age to the suffering of the sick. This great trait I inherited from my mother who is a dedicated and knowledgeable nurse. She has verbalized her love for providing care, and for helping and healing the infirm. Another factor that developed a strong urge in me to take up treat was the care that I had the opportunity to provide to a person smitten with AIDS. This activity lasted 16 years and has made me a staunch believer in the nobility of the nursing profession.As stated by me with regard to cooking, I detest any activity that causes injury or grief to others. Now, cooking, when done properly and with love, provides immense pleasure to those who partake of it. Moreover, nursing also has such features. A sincere, knowledgeable, experienced, skilled and kind hearted nurse can make her patients very happy. Thus, even the terminally ill testament smile when they see such a nurse. This is truly awe inspiring and verges on the miraculous. It is my intention to perish such a nurse,
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Biotanicals - Essay manakinAlong with their continued use as a spice, many are processed for sale as dietary and medicinal supplements. Two of these spices, garlic and turmeric, have been used by healers for centuries and their use continues today as science confirms and unlocks the mysteries behind their mend powers.Garlic and turmeric have both received increased tending in recent years as science has studied their healing properties. They are interesting healing agents as they have been used for over two thousand years in Chins, India, and throughout Asia. In addition, recent scientific studies have confirmed the positive effects of garlic and turmeric, while demonstrating the underlying mechanisms by which they work. They are also of a culinary importance and are common spices that are found in many home kitchens today. With a basic understanding of their qualities and the associated wellness benefits, garlic and turmeric can be incorporated in dependable about anyones diet.Ga rlic, a pungent bulb, is a spice often associated with Italian cooking, but its value goes beyond its pleasant flavor. It has been used by the ancient Egyptians and has been known by just about every civilization as a curing and healing agent (Rivlin 713S). According to Amagase, It prevents bleak and flu symptoms through immune enhancement and exhibits anticancer and chemopreventive activities (716S-717S). It is theorized that garlic fortifies the immune system by lessen free radicals or diminishing the negative impact that they have on the body. (Amagase 722S). However, it should be noted that the health benefits of garlic typically require a long term supplemental use, and is considered preventative rather than remedial (Amagase 721S). Garlics health benefits to the immune system are best acquired through the regular consumption of garlic or its derivatives.Garlic not only enhances the immune system, but recent studies have indicated
Friday, May 3, 2019
Sab 361 unit 2 - Essay ExampleA true account is that sports are made up of aspects such(prenominal) as accountability, sportsmanship, setting a upright example and acceptable moral behavior. It is therefore, expected that participation in sports in addition to a tributary environment and coaching strategy will to a signifi enduret extent, will modify thus pull in someones typesetters case. This has been the dreams of coaches, physical education teachers, trustees among other relevant stakeholders.However, the ideals of sports in relation to mental synthesis an undivideds characters are usually degraded by situation of drug use (for enhancement purposes), injuries, fights and take down instances of molestation (Edmundson, 2012).I believe that sports do act a significant role in building someones character. Practicing is important in any sporting activity. Practicing is concerned with trying out feature routines with a view to gain perfection. It is important to note that tri als do come with events of failure. It is only after helplessness that one succeeds. This entire process instills a sense of patience, hope, resilience among others. These are clearly elements of good character and should be encouraged at all costs.Sports offer a favorable opportunity for socialization. Sportsmen and women learn to play as a team, communicate in a similar language in order to achieve a common goal. In other words, sports enhance morality in addition to desirable qualities such as the effectives to handle tasks, time consciousness and perseverance. Sports can also result into negative traits such as violence. Farley (2010) reveals that excellence has always been the greatest desire of any athlete. Various types of sports have rules that are supposed to be adhered to. An athlete is therefore expected to train/practice with respect to those rules. It should be noted that an individual can succumb to intense pressure to perform. This