What Went Wrong: An Examination of Separation of Church and State
By the middle of the 20th Century, the United States had emerged as a world
power. It accomplished this through its leadership in defeating Germany and
Japan in World War II. These two countries' main objective was to enslave the...
An Examination of Similes in the Iliad - and how Homer's Use of Them Affected the
In the Iliad, Homer finds a great tool in the simile. Just by opening
the book in a random place the reader is undoubtedly faced with one, or within a
few pages. Homer seems to use everyday activities...
Lack of Knowledge
"Knowledge is power." This is a famous phrase that has a lot of truth to it. What if the knowledge is incomplete? Is it still powerful or just a burden? Frankenstein and his creature are a prime example of the burden brought on one's life through incomplete know...
An Examination of The March to the Sea and Beyond
The Civil War is arguably the most interesting and enigmatic subject in American history. Even after rigorous study of the topic, it is difficult to fully comprehend the motives for the war. Part of this is because of the inher...
Alfred C. Kinsey argued in 1948, "It would encourage clearer thinking on these matters [of labeling homosexuals] if persons were not characterized as heterosexual or homosexual, but as individuals who have had certain amounts of heterosexual experience and homosexual experience. Instead of using th...
An examination of Thomas Hardy's "The Darkling Thrush"
The Darkling Thrush" is a poem occasioned by the beginning of a new year and a new century. It is formally precise, comprised of four octaves with each stanza containing two quatrains in hymn measure. The movement of the first two stanzas is...
Letter to Employees
TO ALL EMPLOYEES:
The ChevronTexaco Corporation combines companies with long and
proud histories and worldwide reputations for honesty and integrity two key
values of The ChevronTexaco Way. These well-deserved reputations not only
underlie our past accomplishments but als...
A Brief Examination of The Skin Condition Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa
One night while I was clicking through the menu on the digital cable guide I saw a program titled, The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off, filmed by TLC (The Learning Channel). With such an attention grabbing title I couldn't resist....
For the last few decades, the construct of organisational culture has caused much debate from both practitioners and academics. However the general consensus is that organisational culture can be defined as the values, including attitudes and beliefs. Artefacts, including tangible material elements...
Imagination is more important than knowledge
Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Wurttemberg, Germany. Einstein contributed more than any other scientist since Sir Isaac Newton to our understanding of physical reality.Einstein worked at the pa...
An Examination of Southern Dialect
as Seen in the Works of William Faulkner
In the writings of William Faulkner, the reader may sense that the author has created an entire world, which directly reflects his own personal experience. Faulkner writes about the area in and around Mississippi, where...
An Analytical Examination of Involuntary Psychiatric Hospitalization
CPHL 406: Contemporary Moral Issues 2
Professor: Paul Los
April 6, 2006
In "The Crime of Punishment", psychiatrist Karl Menninger resolutely affirms that crime is preventable through psychiatric treatm...
Why Are Ethics Important In The Accounting Profession?
CE CAPSTONE COURSE FOR THE ASSOCIATES DEGREE
September 10, 2006
What does ethics have to do with accounting? Everything, since there have been some recent financial accounting scandals; a few examples bein...
There are a many similarities between military and business planning. The definitions of military and business planning are similar and/or have the same core processes--although they may be called something different. The Army defines planning “as a continuous process in preparation for future a...
An electronic copy of this paper is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=956020
An Examination of the Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
on the Attractiveness of US Capital Markets for Foreign Firms*
Charlton College of Business
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
“At all times it is important not to lose sight of the fact that sport is about people at play. Select a biography or autobiography about a prominent AUSTRALIAN sport participant. Analyze the sport development of the participant, indicating how sport delivery systems enabled them to maxim...
How One Protein Can Kill:
An Examination of Harlequin Ichthyosis
An infant born with harlequin ichthyosis (HI) is phenotypically distinguished by a covering of thick scales with deep, red fissuring. Most neonates with this congenital defect are born prematurely and rarely survive beyond their...
Kif in the Rif:
An examination of the illicit drug trade in Morocco
Muslim North Africa
The economic disparity between western Morocco’s upper class, urban elites, and eastern Morocco’s lower class, rural poor, has led to an incr...
Section I: Presentation of Traits
This essay is based on the fictitious character Bart Simpson from the series the Simpsons. Bart is the 10 year old son of Homer and Marge Simpson. He is the eldest of three children; he has two younger sisters Lisa and Maggie. Bart possesses many personality traits...
An Examination of the Four Functions of Management as Employed by the Apollo Group and Its Educational Divisions
There are quite a few common sayings in the business world that are both misleading and unwise in their implications. "If you want a thing well done, do it yourself"' is an example. T...