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Where were you when he was elected?

Two years from now when this is over we will ask each other “where were you when he was elected”. I remember election day like it was yesterday. That entire morning anticipation filled the entire country. It was like being ripped out of reality and sent back 100 years and the past, or worse like the past had been forgotten. The wait was killing me until finally the first votes were in. The race was close in the beginning. Too close for comfort so I decided to turn off the T.V. About an hour later purely out of habit I pulled my phone out of my pocket and was back on the internet. At this point things were really starting not to go Hillarys’ way, and ultimately she ended up coming back out on stage and giving a participation speech. That to me was the moment America began to stand Read More …

The Depression in Rural America

The Depression in Rural America Introduction In difficult economic moments, the citizens always look up to the government to solve economic problems. At times, debates may arise as to whether the government should get involved in helping the poor and underprivileged or it is that involvement of government in the economy that endangers the freedoms and liberties. One such time was during the late 1920’s America’s Depression. Nancy (2013) noted that, Hoover’s administration had the view that government shouldn’t control the business as this would sabotage the basis of liberty and freedom. He believed government control would give rise to increased corruption and abuse, stifle invention, hinder leadership development, cripple the individual mental development of America Citizens and further extinguish equity and opportunities. Roosevelt had the greatest belief in empowering the people and engaging citizens at work. He advocated for government direct supervision of all forms of transportation and communications. Read More …

The depression in rural America

Consider the documents in “The depression in rural America” (pages 748-752). What was the impact of the great depression on the agricultural economy and the rural parts of the country? What steps did New Deal Programs take to mitigate the effects of the economy collapse on the rural Americans, and how successful were those efforts?

Celebrity endorsement

The practice of celebrity endorsement. Celebrity endorsement can be defined as a type of marketing campaign or advertising strategy or advertising campaign or marketing strategy utilized by companies, brands, and non-profit organization. It entails influential individuals and celebrated personalities using their fame and social status to aid in promoting a product, service or even raise awareness on environmental or social matters (Lazarevic, 2012). Different product and service marketers usually hope to utilize the positive image of their celebrity endorsers to pass their social influence and their positive models to the products or the brand image associated with the celebrities. Celebrity endorsement is usually commonly used by fashion or beauty brands, but a non-profit organization relies on stars. Celebrities have excellent communication skills which can attract people’s attention and is helpful in reaching a broader audience to raise their awareness towards a certain organization or an issue. Thus, making celebrities effective Read More …

Effect of social media on the youth moral growth and development

Effect of social media on the youth moral growth and development A  Dissertation Presented to the faculty of the Department of {insert university] Submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of (insert course) {Insert Major] By {Name} December 2017         I certify that this student has met the requirements for format contained in the University format manual, and that this Dissertation is suitable for shelving in the Library and credit is to be awarded for the Dissertation.         _______________________________ Department Chairperson _____________________Date Department of {insert department}                     ABSTRACT Statement of Problem Social media is frequently observed as having either a positive or a negative impact to its clients while this research harps on the destructive part of social media, we can’t completely ignores the advantages. Today in our society, young adults, for Read More …

Flexibility and the psychological contract

There are two types of agreements which are the formal, written economic contracts and also the equally critical, informal and unwritten psychological contract. It’s all about how people think they should be treated. Very vast research writing on the psychological contract has been delivered in just a brief span with the key players being, in the United States, Denise (Rousseau, 1995, 2001), Schein (1980) and so on. Albeit a greater interest for the psychological contract is recent, its underlying foundations backpedal quite a long time ago, it having initially been talked about by Argyris (1960). Psychological contract is expectations of an employee or workforce towards employer that to some degree freely alludes to the real. It speaks to essential detects that are obligations, rights, and furthermore rewards. They include the unwritten expectations working consistently between each individual from an association and the different supervisors and others in that association. Every Read More …

Adolescents’ depression and suicide

Introduction At the point when youngsters achieve the phase of puberty, they touch base at a position in their lives when they should confront critical change and companion pressures. They are endeavoring to relate to themselves and endeavoring to make sense of where their confuse piece fits in the public eye. Teens experience gigantic passionate and physical changes and when youngsters getting themselves unfit to adjust sufficiently quickly, they fall into the pit named depression. Teen depression is a noteworthy issue the world over and is one of the main consideration of causing teen pregnancy, liquor abuse, medicate manhandle or even suicide. With a tremendous measure of pressure originating from school, home, and even oneself, answers for teen depression are expected to help teenagers through their most definitive snapshot of their life (Naicker K et al 2013) Risk factors in adolescent girls’ depression and adolescent boy’s suicide “As indicated by Read More …

Cultural and social background contributes to the variations in English as a language

English 102  ,  Tom Gibson Cultural and social background contributes to the variations in English as a language. In the interaction between individuals who have different communities of origin and studying various forms of literary materials, it comes out that there are various forms of variations in English as a language. As a language, English has several variations from a country to the next and also from one community to the next. The kinds of interaction can range from speaking with the individuals to reading their literary work.I have always asked myself what could be the reason behind these existing variations. I tend to believe that there are other scholars and researchers in the field of linguistics or even social sciences who have asked themselves the same question. The variation exists in different ways. My take is that the variations English as a language used for communication is a result Read More …

Labor Management Relations

Labor management relations Life is full of challenges when there is an economic disparity. This is lead by unemployment, poor working conditions of employees and social unrest in nature. Singapore is an island city located in Malaysia lack natural resources thus making it  rely mainly on human resource as survival capital. Following poor economic situations in the early 1960s, the government played a major role in establishing and promoting social and economic development in industrial sectors through various changes in the industrial policies (Akerlof 1886). In addition, these industrial policies were like a transformation for new change thus making the government to facilitate effective commitment to industrialization, strategize initiatives to shift the industries to the corporatism and moving the corporate paternalism to the structure of wage reform and trade union. Establishment of Industrial relation management was not easy but it was kind of relationship between various institutions and members aiming Read More …

Labour Management Relations (LMR)

Table of Content   Introduction ………………………………………………………………….…….……..3 Analysis of 4 key players………………………………………………………………….4 Employers …………………………………………………………………………….…..5 Trade Unions ……………………………………….…………………………………..…6 Government ………………………………….……………………………………..….….7 Employees ………………………………….………………………………….……….…8 Analysis on competitive advantage …….…………………………………………………9 Conclusion ………………………………………………………………………………..10 References ……………………………….…………………………………………….….11   Introduction The motivation behind the report is to distinguish the significance of the 4 enter players in upgrading powerful work administration connection. Through the report, we can distinguish the significance of tripartism in Singapore, how every player had an influence in our general public and how we have come through utilizing the key players. Built up in 1951; the Singapore Trade Unions Council (STUC) bolsters the concise Labor Front government tormented by the work aggravation by the Lim Yew Hock government that was deregistered by the aggressor Singapore Factory and Shop Workers’ Union. However, it was not until the mid-1960s, when National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), built up in 1962; rise over the “liberal” Singapore Association of Trades Unions (SATU), Read More …