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Assimilation of native canadians
Submission to the
UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: the role of languages and culture in the promotion and protection of the rights and identity of Indigenous peoples.
The State of Indigenous Peoples’ Languages and Cultures
Kontinónhstats - The Mohawk Language Custodians
Kontinónhstats – The Mohawk Language Custodians
14A Sóse Onahsakenrat (Joseph Swan Road)
Email: Ellen Gabriel firstname.lastname@example.org
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how they view themselves? The histories and stories of the people who populated the Caribbean prior to the arrival of Europeans 500 years ago seemed hidden. Until recently the received history of the Caribbean as taught in schools repeated the inaccurate story of Carib cannibals eating their way up the island chain, terrorising the more civilised Arawak communities. The indigenous people had been represented as being exterminated, with tiny populations of survivors on a few islands. The indigenous cultures did experience a catastrophic collapse and the populations on some islands were nearly wiped out altogether. But at the same time as official Colonial documents declared the native peoples
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Patrinos explain that, “[e]ducation is one of the main factors that propel people out of poverty, yet indigenous peoples continue to have fewer years of education than non-indigenous people” (2). With a poor education, it is very unlikely that a good paying job will be obtained. In addition to a poor education, discrimination within the labor market is evident. Hall and Patrinos state that, “while about half of the earning differential can be influenced by improvements in human capital, another half may result from discriminatory labor market practices or other factors over which the indigenous people have little control” (2).
Federico Breve, Michelle Garcia, and Sonja Wolf agree that Central
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On May 27th 1967, a historical moment in Australia’s history occurred. The Referendum of 1967 approved two Australian constitutions concerning about Aboriginals and Torres Straight Islanders. The change of sections 51 and 127 in the Australian constitution allowed Aboriginals to be counted in the national census and the Commonwealth’s right to legislate for Aboriginal Peoples. This was an overwhelming vote with over 90% of Australians voting in the ‘yes’ campaign. The Referendum was an important change for Aboriginals because they would be then accepted as people in their own country, they would then have special laws to protect them from being discriminated, there would
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Global civil society e.g social and religious movements. (SWK414 Readings)
But social development differs from normal philanthropy and social work in several ways. Social development does not deal with individuals; it does not treat them with therapy or goods. Instead it focuses on the group or the community with its broader social processes and institutions. Social development does not just cater to the poor but seeks to develop the well being of the whole population. This is the approach needed in working with indigenous peoples for instance, in Australia and elsewhere where particularly colonial European powers intruded. Where there is a need to acknowledge the link between
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rights advocacy. ü Human rights advocacy must be biased for the interest of the oppressed classes, sectors, and groups. ü Human rights advocacy is integral to the struggle of the peasants for land, the workers for national industrialization and decent living and working conditions, the women against exploitation and discrimination, the indigenous peoples for selfdetermination, the poor for basic social services, and the youth for access to education and other venues for growth and development.
Documentation and Research
Gathers information on particular cases of human rights violations and on the general human rights situation in the country. Keeps a databank of all cases of human rights
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U.S. history wants to portray. These representations of indigenous peoples of the past show a tragic part of our history. Focusing on wartime in the past they ignore the strength and the beauty of their cultures in this time period.
“There are many factors that affect the outcomes of the mascot struggles and yet cannot be controlled by mascot opponents: number of mascot supporters, geographical scope of the supporters, race of the supporters, culture of the supporters, organization of the supporters, power supporters have in the community, ideology employed by the supporters, tactics utilized by the supporters, allies of the supporters, and business leaders’ support for retention“ (Davis
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irrespective of cast, creed and religion.
* Land right issues of the indigenous communities should be enshrined in Land use Policy.
* The issues of land ownership and land-rights of indigenous communities should be brought under consideration.
Separate Land Commission should be formed for Adibasis of the plains. And
Adibasi of Hill.
* Hill Tracts Land Commission should be made effective.
* Poor, landless and previous owners should be given priority in respect of lease of land.
* Uprooting of indigenous peoples from their land should be stopped forthwith.
* Land use policy shall be designed in such a way which will
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as equals to the colonists and thereafter would be thought of as equals to the latter as such. The key function of the missionary in the conquest of indigenous peoples is supplied by Dr.Philip himself; the Superintendent of the L.M.S. The Preface to his ‘Researchers in South Africa’ contains the following statement:
“While our missionaries are everywhere scattering the seeds of civilization…they are extending British interests, British influences and the British Empire…Wherever the missionary places his standard among a savage tribe, their prejudices against the colonial government give way; their dependence upon the colony is increased by the creation of artificial wants…Industry, trade
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particular religious beliefs, shape our way of living and acting in the world.
Module 11 on Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainability explores the importance of indigenous values and spirituality in providing guidance for sustainable living. Such principles and values encourage a spirit of harmony between people, their natural environments and their spiritual identities.
The principles for living sustainably that flow from these and other cultural and religious beliefs vary between groups and countries. They have also changed over time as circumstances demand. Despite this diversity, many principles for living sustainably are shared, not only among indigenous peoples, but also between different
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populations are minorities as stated by the United States State Department. The official language is Arabic. Other languages such as English, Persian, Hindi and Urdu are spoken among the different peoples. The U.S. State Department estimates the people of the UAE to have an average life expectancy of seventy-seven years.
Many of the older Emirati men prefer wearing the traditional Emirati clothes, such as the kandoora, an ankle-length white shirt woven from wool or cotton while many local women wear an abaya, a black over-garment covering most parts of the body.On an average a UAE male national would have up to 50 kanduras as they keep changing their clothing to ensure the dress being kept clean.This
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the greatest authority; this trend has changed somewhat and the woman in the family has increasingly become a major authority within the family. This trend has been attributed to the increase of women in the workforce and the higher instances of divorce. (Buffington, N.D.)
Spanish is the language commonly used by Mexican Americans today; ancestors of the indigenous people of Mexico still speak somewhere around 288 Amerindian languages such as those of the Uto-Aztecan Family. (Schmal, N.D.) These languages are seldom used by Mexican Americans today; they prefer to use and maintain the Spanish Language. Most Mexican American Americans will speak English in public but prefer to speak in
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such as; South Asian (East Indians), Chinese Roma or also Gypsies that came from Eastern Europe, but also Arabs which are from the same groups as whites (Lebanese, Palestinians and Syrians).
Colombia is home to numerous numbers of indigenous people. Great numbers of them were captivated into the “mestizo” population and the remaining part represents about eighty-five different cultures. The “Wayuu” creates the largest indigenous group of people in Colombia. In 1982 the first National Indigenous Congress was created. This is an organization representing the indigenous peoples living in Colombia. In 1991 their own language was created which is today official in their territories.
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indigenous population of the Dutch East Indies. In 1901, Abraham Kuijper, leader of the Calvinist Christian Democrat party, took power in Holland. This new government, with the support of the Queen, began putting forward a new policy towards the Dutch East Indies. This policy would focus on bringing progress and prosperity to the indigenous peoples on the region, as a way of making reparations for their exploitation, and paying their ‘debt of honor’ (Keat Gin Ooi, 2004, p.490). That year the Dutch Ethical Policy, as it was known, became the official policy of colonial government in Indonesia.
This new ethical policy did not coincide with a lessening of control over the archipelago. Instead
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indigenous peoples, adjudicated under Islamic and customary law), federal citizenship, finance, taxation, commerce, industry, and other matters. States enjoy legislative power over matters such as land, local government, Shariah law and Shariah courts. Article 75 of the Federal Constitution asserts that a federal law shall prevail over any inconsistent state laws. Federal laws enacted by the Parliament of Malaysia apply throughout the country, including making laws applicable to States as regards international agreements.3
State governments also have their own environmental regulations and are also are primarily responsible for protection of water resources, however the federal government is
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4,655 miles. According to the 2010 census, the country has an estimated population of 190,732,694; it is the fifth-most populated nation in the world.
What are the ethnic groups in Brazil?
The majority of the population of Brazil is composed of the indigenous peoples, particularly the descendants of the Portuguese settlers, and African slaves. The whites constitute a significant part of the country's population. There are also small communities of Asian and Amerindian people.
What are the administrative divisions of Brazil?
Brazil comprises twenty-six states, one federal district and municipalities. Each state has a governor and a unicameral legislative body elected directly by the
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allow oneself to be overwhelmed by feelings and mixed-up thoughts but to regain self-control). Self-control is of high value to Javanese, maybe of the highest. This value is not unique to Indonesia. It is shared by the indigenous peoples of South Asia, the Himalayan Range and Central Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Africa; Oceania, the Caribbean, and South America; and Northern America and the Arctic: hence a common cultural emphasis on the art of making and wearing masks to represent hidden emotions. Regardless of the cultures they come from, masks convey the essential emotions. Thus situations can arise in business contexts where hiding true feelings and keeping up appearances may take
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example of a figure of speech is a metaphor it is defined as one thing containing an implied comparison used to apply to another thing, sometimes in an unusual way (ISBE, n.d.). Metaphors are used to compare thing that are not similar. Consider William Shakerspeare “All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players” this phase can be open to interpretation. I believe he is comparing peoples attitude in general with the understanding that we have to conform to societies dictates therefore we are all acting and not giving in to our impulses and not our true feelings
As a subcategory of metaphor we find similes. Similes are defined “as figure of speech that uses like, as, or
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are primarily descendants of Dutch, French, English, and German settlers who began arriving at the Cape of Good Hope in the late 17th century. Coloreds are mixed-race people primarily descending from the earliest settlers and the indigenous peoples. They comprise about 9% of the total population. Asians are descended from Indian workers brought to South Africa in the mid-19th century to work on the sugar estates in Natal. They constitute about 2.2% of the population and are concentrated in the KwaZulu-Natal Province.
Zion Christian 11.1%, Pentecostal/Charismatic 8.2%, Catholic 7.1%, Methodist 6.8%, Dutch Reformed 6.7%, Anglican 3.8%, other Christian 36%, Islam 1.5%, Hinduism
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Racial disparity and discrimination is not a new concept to any nation. In fact, many were built on the back of slave labor, whether the slaves were indigenous peoples or imported bodies. While many nations have undertaken measures to overcome racial disparity, others have encouraged racial democracy. Brazil, a modern and industrialized nation, suffers from racial discrimination based on their position in the world economy and built on the ideology of the past.
Brazil’s history is rife with racism and slavery, dating back to its discovery by Pedro Alveres Cabral in 1500. Brazil was originally settled with the intention of harvesting Brazilwood. However, over
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James Clifford T. Santos
Dr. Jocelyn Martin
LIT 127.2 (Postcolonial Literature II)
Ateneo De Manila University
10 February 2014
Of Interpreters, Schools, and Courts: An Analysis of the Postcolonial Themes of
Language, Education, and Power in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart
Through his awareness of the European literary tradition of negatively stereotyping the African natives as uncivilized peoples and putting the West in the pedestal in terms of cultural superiority and advancement (Guthrie 51-52), it can be asserted that the renowned African novelist and intellectual Chinua Achebe may had realized, at one point in his life, that in order to have a more realistic portrayal of
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reputation, and that of the organisation (Ithula, 2010).
There are numerous elucidations of what defines a religion, however, not one that can be said to be the most accurate. According to the freedictionary.com, religion is defined as a belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers regarded as creator and governor of the universe. With that being said, religion is an important aspect of many peoples’ daily lives. For example, Islam usually requires its followers to pray five times a day, while many Christians believe that physical labor should not be performed on Sunday. Today, many managers, workers, and owners are sharing their religious view at or in connection
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4. Monotheism – worship of one god
MAJOR RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD:
Religion adds meaning and purpose to the lives of followers, granting them an appreciation of the past, an understanding of the present, and hope for the future. By definition, a religion is a belief system concerning one or more deities and incorporating rituals, ceremonies, ethical guidelines, and life philosophies. Since the early times of Paganism, religion has diversified and grown to include major monotheistic religions like Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, as well as Indian and Far Eastern religions like Buddhism and Sikhism, Iranic religions like Zoroastrianism and Bahai, and African indigenous-based religions
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Center, 1996, p.1). In on reserve communities, “homes in need of major repair increased from 12,500 in 1997 to 23,800 in 2009. However renovations to these homes have decreased significantly from approximately 4,200 in 1997 to 2,700 in 2009” (Sawchuk, 2011). In a study done by the Aboriginal Peoples Survey Data Base, it found that more than half of on reserve Aboriginal households were living below housing standards created by Canada’s federal government. This means that they did not have enough bedrooms or beds for every person living in the home, they did not have fully working bathroom facilities, they lacked basic amenities (running, clean water), and their utilities costs were more than 30
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and its affiliates. The struggles of the former are territorially based, against a specific enemy, and rooted in the needs and aspirations of specific peoples. The specific national projects of these movements aim at developing institutions and empowering their constituents; they stand accountable to those they represent; and they form part of, and cooperate within, a pluralistic spectrum of ideologies and creeds. In sharp contrast but with equal specificity, al-Qa`ida’s struggle is rooted in Wahhabi theology, the tribal legacies of the Hijaz and the Najd, and the cumulative experiences of Afghanistan, the Balkans, Somalia, and other theaters of war. Bin Laden’s movement stands accountable to
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Caribbean Sea; to the northwest by Panama; and to the west by the Pacific Ocean. With a population of over 45 million people, Colombia has the 29th largest population in the world and the second largest in South America, after Brazil. Colombia had the third largest Spanish-speaking population in the world, after Mexico and Spain. Indigenous peoples originally inhabited the territory of Colombia. The Spanish arrived in 1499 and initiated a period of conquest and colonization, killing or taking almost 90 percent of the native population as slaves. They then created the Viceroyalty of New Granada (comprising modern-day Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, the northwest region of Brazil and Panama), with its
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Throughout all texts, the personality and development of the characters is an art created by the author. How the reader perceives the characters plays a large role in the readers understanding and connection to the text. In Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen’s development of many characters draws certain emotions from the reader. The personalities of many characters in Pride and Prejudice become infuriating and bothersome as the novel progresses. Austen’s creation of ridiculous and exaggerated characters such as Mrs. Bennet, Mr. Collins, Miss Bingley, and Lady Catherine create negative reader bias towards the characters and their actions in the novel.
The ridiculous behavior of Mrs. Bennet is
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Role of Sports in Society
A. Description of the issue
The role of sport in society has been debated for many decades. Sport is a part of society as both an educational fixture and an entertainment enterprise. Sport forms part of human and social development; it can contribute to social cohesion, tolerance and integration and is an effective channel for physical and socio-economic development. As a universal language, sport can be a powerful medium for social and economic change: it can be utilized to bridge cultural gaps, resolve conflict and educate people in ways that very few activities can. The goal of the Sports Council is to examine the proposition that sport can be a powerful agent
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Business globalisation is forming new demands for individuals, organisations and countries to work together in many different ways. A team that is multi-cultural has the capability to bring individuals together with an extensive range of ideas and experiences. In the recent years, there has been a tendency of multi-cultural teams becoming very common. This is because cross border mobility has become much easier and the number of people travelling from one nation to another has grown significantly (Aswathppa, 2010). This has also resulted in the intermarrying of people from different ethnic backgrounds and cultures. Although having multicultural
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Database-management system (DBMS) is a collection of interrelated data and a
set of programs to access those data. The collection of data, usually referred to as the database, contains information relevant to an enterprise. The primary goal of a DBMS is to provide a way to store and retrieve database information that is both convenient and efficient.
Database systems are designed to manage large bodies of information. Management of data involves both defining structures for storage of information and providing mechanisms for the manipulation of information. In addition, the database system must ensure the safety of the information stored, despite system
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Over the Years…
Work with Jason/Scott/Phil’s Customers
Enter customer orders
Enter Purchase orders
Send order acknowledgements
Enter new customer info into FACTS
Enter new vendors info into FACTS
**Collect Customer Credit Info
Track release information for Logistics
Process incoming check
Answer phones/ Direct calls
Request/Send Certificates of Insurance
**Gather Vendor Information
Open/ Sort Mail
Track and order office supplies & other needs
Set up Quick Delivery
Set up Fed Ex Deliveries
Work closely w/ Jason/Scott/Phil (Mike J’s
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Third Party Relationship Party
Vendor/third party relationships are an important part of ___FCU’s core purpose. It is necessary and prudent that ___FCU establish and manage these types of relationships in order to strategically provide services and products we could not provide on our own. This policy will provide reasonable assurance that management is appropriately managing contracted critical vendor relationships for a maximum benefit with the least amount of risk.
Senior management must ensure that all risks have been taken into consideration along with the benefits to the CU and its members, and that the risks and returns are acceptable. Careful consideration must be given to
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When companies begin they develop a business plan that details what they intend to specialize in. For some, once they have reached a goal in one market they make decisions to venture out into other markets. In the world of business, that venturing out is called diversifying the company. According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, to diversify is “to increase the variety of the products of; or to engage in varied operations.” (Merriam-Webster, 2012) In a business, when you produce a variety of goods or invest in different markets it is a strategy that provides a back-up in the event that one good or investment goes south. Diversification
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What is Honor?
My understanding of the term honor.
Honor is defined as a source of credit or distinction, and is associated with reverence, dignity, reputation, good name and a good sense of what is morally correct. The key part to honor is having respect for others and for you; the two must act together because without both, there is nothing. I strongly believe that reputation is hard to gain and easily lost. Think about this, every day thousands of planes fly somewhere and there is never any news about a successful landing, but if any of those flights crash, it is all over the news. This fact tells me that in order to keep one’s honor, one must maintain a set standard of excellence. It
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borders of Spanish Mexico included exchanges of human beings who were captured, ransomed, and sold by numerous Indian peoples and Spanish Mexican Colonist” (Brooks, 97). The girls that were kidnapped weren’t just European American but were Mexican and Indian as well. This was a very good description of who would have been taken. The kidnappers in the movie are white and Indian. They are shown as vile and evil people out to sell the girls for pure profit. “Torn from their natal societies in “slave” raids, treated like coins in a volatile system of intercultural exchange, and finally the “property” of stranger” (Brooks, 101). Historically not all the women and children captured were treated so
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Understanding the Dilemma
Ethical Decision Making
Understanding ethics and utilizing ethical business practices are key to the success in modern business. Traditional business organizations must take into consideration many more aspects of business today, than in the past when the focus was primarily on profits and making money for the shareholders. These ethical principles also influence non-profit and government organizations as well, taking into account the same ethical considerations that for profit organizations deal with. The modern concept of ethical organizations takes into account many issues, some of which include:
• corporate social responsibility
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Title of Paper
(Doctoral students must include the
following on the title page instead:
title, author’s name, and institution name)
Title of Paper
The U.S Economic forecast is very helpful because it helps to provide the world’s leading organizations with knowledge it needs. The source is useful because there is information that is provided from businesses all over the world as far as economics and corporate leadership. Also the the website provides critical information and challenges that the world faces including annual reports, value creation, high performing organizations and human capital. The source gives helpful
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Technology is the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things (Britannica Encyclopedia, 2001). According to the oxford dictionary; education is the process of training a person’s mind so that they can acquire knowledge. The combination of education and technology has been considered the main key to human progress. Education feeds technology, which in turn forms the basis for education (Fodje, 2006). The acquiring of knowledge allowed man to develop technological aid to make life easier. To date this same technology has impacted on the education industry in Jamaica.
Technology has made a mark on Jamaica over the years; it is the fuel that drives Jamaica’s
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There’s No Room: A look at public schools’ design for science and evolution
PHI103: Informal Logic (GSK1216H)
Instructor Micheal Pelt
May 21, 2012
The 1987 Supreme Court ruling on the case of Edward v Aguillard, struck down a Louisiana Law requiring “balanced treatment” between “creation science” and evolution. The Supreme Court found “creation science” to be unconstitutional, a statute that forbade teaching evolution unless “creation science” was also taught. Edward v Aguillard made it clear you cannot teach creation science alongside evolution (Brown, Feb2012). This argument of if evolution should be taught in public schools has waged on for decades, and as long
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1. (35 points) The United States Post Office provides an array of services which according to recent reports to Congress has resulted in billions in annual losses. A special committee has identified potential services that could be reduced or eliminated as follows:
a. Reduce days of delivery from six to five days i.e. eliminate Saturday delivery for residential and commercial customers
b. Eliminate special delivery services such as express mail and certified mail
c. Change the pricing structure for bulk (aka junk mail) to discourage use and encourage digital distribution to save costs on transportation, storage and labor
d. Consider eliminating other services such as passport and Post
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One Small Act by Jennifer Arnold
A wise man once said ‘’ Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, and fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.’’ It tells the story of Chris Mburu, a child from Kenya, and how his life was changed by a woman named Hilde Beck. Hilde Beck is an 87 year old survivor of the holocaust her parents were killed in concentration camps and she left Germany to Sweden to have a better life. She became a teacher only making a little over minimum wage but yet still gave some money out of her own pockets to sponsor a child and that child’s name was Chris
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The Laundery industry has very few reputable cleaners that operative with similar services and very few satisfied customers. The fact that very few laudry services pick up laudery at homes, and has a self service laudery mat, notes that the industry has great potential for a profitable growing business which can expand and diversify the services.
.Although this service is innovative , Lynn’s Clean & Press has to consider the fact that there will be competition ,business imitators and rivals that will try to gain the customers market share in future. As more completion increases Lynn’s Clean & Press has to further innovate and distinguish/differentiate
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When people hear the term capital budgeting, they usually focus on the budgeting part of the term rather than the capital portion. Actually, capital is the more important aspect in that it lets us know that we are evaluating a larger expenditure that will be capitalized -- in other words, depreciated over time. Remember, a capital expenditure can be many things -- a large copying machine, an automated assembly line, a building, or the ultimate in capital budgeting -- the acquisition of another entity. What is totally cool about capital budgeting is it allows you to analyze one or more projects so that you can intelligently and strategically make a decision as to which
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Costco member and shareholder
Evaluating Costco’s financial performance
Sustainable growth model
$1.6 trillion in retail and wholesale trade (2001)
15% of GDP (1960)
16% of GDP (2001)
Customer service premium
Sears, Roebuck, & Company
First retail store opened in 1925
$41 billion in sales (2001)
Wal-Mart / SAM’S Club
First SAM’S Club opened in 1983
$218 billion in sales
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I read the article Neglecting neglect: some thoughts about children who have lacked good input, and are ‘undrawn’ and ‘unenjoyed’. This article focuses on children that were emotionally neglected early on in their lives. The probability of these children having long-term effects of this neglect is very high if not noticed by professionals or someone who is willing to take the time to try and help them.
In one case, the child was left alone in the crib most of the time and not given much physical input from the people around her. This made it difficult for her to show emotions whether positive or negative. She was considered a good child because she never asked for any help or
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SJWEH Suppl 2008;(4):3–4
Every workplace deserves a good indoor environment
Problems with the quality of the indoor environment have become a new and demanding challenge to occupational health and safety. Modern workplaces resembling office environments that do not have any hazardous exposures originating from work processes can face other problems related to the indoor environment, for example, problems related to substances that are a part of building materials and occur in ventilation. People in Western societies spend more than 90% of their time indoors. Therefore, the quality of indoor environments plays a significant role in their life. Bad indoor air and environments are
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Keisha N. Anderson ii
“Develop an organizational Culture at work”
Professor: Dr. Dwight Snowden
June 12, 2012
Keisha N. Anderson 1
Motivating a team of people can be difficult; however learning about each individual and
What motivates them is important. I have found in my own experience with motivating others
You have to really find out what’s important to them, as far as certain aspects in their lives
Such as family and sometimes their age. I have found that younger individuals aren’t really
Motivated by cash, they like the flexibility of coming to work when they want to so instead of
Setting a set time like 8am I would say to
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Bag It Incorporated: Zip N Seal Bag
Dr. Brian J. McCue
Marketing Management 500
November 14, 2011
Determine and discuss a pricing strategy (Penetration or Skimming).
When deciding between skimming and penetration for a pricing strategy, Bag It, Incorporated considers the relationships that have already been formed with its current clientele. Skimming would allow Bag It, Incorporated to price our Zip N Seal bag at a higher price than the competition. This may allow us to gain a higher profit, but in return gain low sales volume. Bag It Incorporated will choose to use a penetration pricing strategy. This type of strategy is a price strategy that will allow Bag It