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Problem Solving GS 1140
Today we as people face problems some large some small. No matter the size these problems all need solving, but keep in mind the objective is to choose the best solution. We must practice our problem-solving skills often to enhance them. Knowing the perceived problem, identifying the real problem, and applying the Building Blocks of the Heuristics are a few of the known methods in problem-solving.
A common mistake made today in problem-solving is not knowing the perceived problem. The perceived problem can have your attention misled to something less important than the actual problem and only focused on
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Problem-Solving Process: Part I
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Problem-Solving Process: Part I
The situation in my life what I have chosen to use for is assignment is my sons weight. This is something his father and I have weekly discussions about. The problem is my son is overweight for his age and height and we want him to be a healthier weight.
The issue is that his father believes he does not eat a healthy diet and I disagree with this. His father only sees and spends time with our son every other weekend and assumes that the diet I feed him is full of fast food and candy. I spend every day with my son and
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Assignment Problem Solving Simulation
April 3, 2011
University of Phoenix
I interpreted the problem by reading the situation. I knew that was going to be difficult. According to Morris and Maisto (p.274), the first step in solving a problem is called problem representation. I had to find out what the problem was and fix it. After reading the situation I knew that the raft was only big enough for the man and one animal at a time and the cat could not be left alone with the dog or the mouse. The obstacle was to get them all on the same side.
The strategies that I used were trial and error and algorithms. Trial and error is where you try different ways to come up with a
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Restating the Problem
The problem was discussed in detail in the previous assignment. The brief summary is that health problems of a close friend's family has left her emotionally drained. The time constraints of assisting with the medical treatment program have left her unable to properly focus on work and family considerations. Her inability to care for work matters leaves her with a sense of guilt and concern that she might be viewed negatively. In like manner, her inability to interact with her family as she previously had has left her bereft of normal support mechanisms. The loss of normalcy is as much the issue as is the serious health problem itself
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The benefit of creative problem solving skills
Creative problem-solving skill is not just a brainstorming, but it is a distinct process that can help us from problem definition to applying new solutions to a problems or approach a problem in imaginative way. Creative problem solving skills help us to flex our minds, redefine the problems that we faced, find path-breaking ideas and take suitable solutions after that. It’s all about overcoming our mind’s conceptual blocks and finding numerous solutions to solve problems that we face.
Everybody can get advantages from having creative problem solving skills whether for individual or organization. When we all facing problems on daily, some of
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in the river, which indirectly degrades the habitat, affect the food webs and decrease the population of native species (Hanak, 2013). Overfishing is another big problem. In order maintain the food chain balance, fishes and aquatic species need time and population to hatch and breed (Hanak, 2013). If people excessively harvest them for commercial benefit, some of the species would be threatened or extinct (Hanak, 2013). Completing the dams’ construction does not mean finish everything. In order to ensure citizens’ safety, people need to pay attention to flow regime change (Hanak, 2013). Any alterations in flow characteristics will cause unexpected hazards. Therefore, people should always
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, then we as a whole would be faced with a crisis of dealing how to advance economically and maintain the preservation of life.
Adaption-Innovation theory eliminates these misconceptions by correlating creativity with problem solving, so that every individual can problem solve and be creative. To reframe someone’s understanding of creativity I would say that any generation of novelty is creativity. For example, solving a problem that a person has no prior knowledge of or practical solution to is creativity because his or her method of solving the problem would be original and new. Adaptive and innovative individuals are both creative, the only difference lying in their types of level and preferred style.
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Customer Relations and Servicing
August 17, 2014
1. Evaluate the manner in which Keanna handled the situation. What did she do well in the customer situation and what are some errors she inadverntly made?
2. What suggestions could you make to this problem-solving approach, so that future dilemmas of this type have a more customer-oriented and positive solutions?
When it comes to this situation Keanna was polite and said what she felt was right. One thing she should have done was apply her focused listening skills. Effective listening skills are essential to “read
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reasonable to do this if you currently meet your monthly expenses with less than $100 left over.
•(a) Explain your strategy for solving the problem.
•(b) Present a step-by-step solution of the problem.
•(c) Clearly state your answer to Part 1. What is your decision?
Identify the highest interest rate you could refinance at in order to pay the current balance off in 20 years and determine the interest rate, to the nearest quarter point, that would require a monthly total payment that is less than your current total payment. The interest rate that you qualify for will depend, in part, on your credit rating. Also, refinancing costs you $2,000 up front in closing costs.
•(a) Explain your strategy for solving the problem.
•(b) Present a step-by-step solution of the problem.
•(c) Clearly state your answer to Part 2. What is your decision?
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stages where the consumer compares the products offered by different brands, and possibly chooses one. As the consumer compares products, product positioning will help the consumer determine the differences between the products, and help them select the product which best meets there evaluation criteria.
When a consumer wants to purchase a product, they perform a level of problem solving to determine which product and brand to purchase. A large factor in the problem solving is the consumer’s level of involvement with the product. The level of involvement depends on the consumer’s interest in the product, the cost of the product, how visible the product is to others, and the importance of
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Welcome to Entrepreneurship and Business
Dr Kenny Wong Meng Seng ELG 16 firstname.lastname@example.org
Entrepreneurship and Business
• Core module for all 1st year undergraduate students in NUBS • Also be offered to students from all other schools at the University of Nottingham • Designed to raise student’s awareness and understanding of some of the key elements of entrepreneurial creativity, as well as entrepreneurship in practice. • Many fundamental principles underpinning successful entrepreneurship can be applied in a much wider variety of situations. • Improve their individual skills in terms of creative problem solving and organisational effectiveness.
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DQ2 –How do you use the three basic control structures—sequential, repetition, and selection—in your everyday problem solving? Do you think there are any other control structures that would make your problem-solving skills more efficient? If so, describe them.
The control structures are used to solve the real world problems in well-structured manner. And these basic control structures- sequential, repetition, and selection are used in our day-to-day life to solve various problems. The sequential control structure is the simplest of the three structures; it is a program segment where statements are executed in sequence, one after the other. In selection, the program executes
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A social issue (also called a social problem, social conflict, or social illness) is a problem that influences a considerable number of the individuals within a society. It is often the consequence of factors extending beyond an individual's social issue is the source of a conflicting opinion on the grounds of what is perceived as a morally just personal life or societal order. Social issues are distinguished from economic issues; however, some issues (such as immigration) have both social and economic aspects. There are also issues that don't fall into either category, such as warfare.
There can be disagreements about what social issues are worth solving, or which should take precedence
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People often think issues are problems. Issues are actually the proposal to solve problems. The first step in problem-solving is the definition of the problem or the root of what it is that causes the issue at hand. Problems should be a negative expression; whereas issues should be positive expressions. “Decision making occurs as a reaction to a problem” (Robbins & Judge, 2007). That means there is a negative situation, which needs a plan to turn the situation into a positive status. An issue is a concern or problem in which people disagree (Clouse, 2008). Once an individual has established the issue and noted that the claim is debatable; then the goal is to define a problem statement to
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used the Solving formula which is, n= , N stands for the whole population of the workers who where work in the well pack company, while e, stands for the margin of error, the researchers used 0.01 as the margin of error. The data collected were tabulated and analyzed. Analyses of data were guided by mean and percentage.
N = total population
e = margin of error
N= 50 respondents of workers in well pack company
Answer is 5 percent
This research thesis is a conducting data of the employees or workers that work in the well pack company. To know the problem of there rejects products in corrugated boxes.
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In a 0-1 integer programming problem involving a capital budgeting application (where xj = 1, if project j is selected, xj = 0, otherwise) the constraint x1 - x2 ≤ 0 implies that if project 2 is selected, project 1 can not be selected.
Selected Answer: False
Correct Answer: False
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If we are solving a 0-1 integer programming problem, the constraint x1 ≤ x2 is a conditional constraint.
Selected Answer: True
Correct Answer: True
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If exactly 3 projects are to be selected from a set of 5 projects, this would be written as 3
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knowledge and systematic analysis of facts and experience. Many specialised practitioners from all industry sectors often refer to themselves as ‘consultants’, in which roles they share knowledge and proffer advice to clients.
The teaching of consulting begins its teaching by introducing the art and science of consulting. The reason being is that when coming up with any problems within a business, everything can be approached scientifically and everything can become art (Vidal R. 2006). The message given here believes to indicate that in complex situations to problem solving, it is advisable to use both the scientific and artistic attitudes for a more satisfying result to achieve with the
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decision based on knowledge, process or apparent reasoning. Their decisions are affected by many other factors like depending on high or low involvement or their emotions. For example, a customer tends to buy a TV, but when he/she is at a media mart, based on his/her mood at the moment or the level of persuasion of sales staff, he/she can change his/her decision.
4. Define the terms extended problem solving and limited problem solving. What are the essential differences? What type of decision process would you expect most people to follow in the initial purchase of a new product or brand in each of these categories: toothpaste, flour, men’s cologne, carpeting, toilet tissue, bread
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One of the biggest problems facing the world today is global warming. Many scientists believe that our production of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases is having a heating effect on the atmosphere, and this could be very dangerous for human life. This essay will examine the problem of global warming and suggest some ways of solving the problem.
Many problems could result from global warming. One of the biggest problems is rising sea level. This could result in the flooding of low lying coastal areas and cities, such as Egypt, the Netherlands, and Bangladesh. Some countries might even disappear completely! Another problem caused by global warming is changes in weather patterns
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, few = 2 score, very = 3 score and most = 4 score. 3.) Feasibility of
management refers to the process of work to resolve the problem were easily or difficult. The problems can be
solved by themselves or organizations through period of time, budget. This problem-solving considers number
of people who support the idea that problems are not difficult to solve, scoring criteria as follows: incorrigible=
0 score, very difficult= 1 score, difficult = 2 score, be easy= 3 score and very easy= 4 score. 4.) Community
concern refers to street sweepers who were willing to help in solving problems. This problem-solving considers
number of people who support in solving problem, scoring criteria as
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Traditional methods of problem solving tend to
follow a similar pattern. A memo is issued indicating “we”
need to get together to solve a specific problem. When the
group enters the room, typically two or three people have
already determined what the solution is. These ringleaders
tend to have very dominant personalities and spend the
session talking past each other, each attempting to prove
that he has the right solution. In the best of circumstances
this will lead to a lively debate; traditionally, it leads to one
of the dysfunctional scenarios described above.
The key consequence experienced
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positions, norms and values. During this stage is when they start gaining and building trust, which makes communication easier and effective. By providing strong leadership throughout, the CIO can achieve team cohesiveness, which will see the team move to the performing stage. Performing stage where emphasis is on problem solving and members are committed to the team’s mission, making it a highly performing team which is what the CEO is trying to achieve. The final step is adjourning that is where CIO break-up the team onto the tasks and objective.
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3. The goal of the public health model is to
a. provide opportunities and conditions for health as a basic human right
b. eliminate disease and disability
c. integrate social, environmental, and biological factors
d. serve as a link between the medical and human service models
4. Which of the following represents the problem-solving approach?
a. Focusing on the present and the future
b. Encouraging the client to solve problems
c. Teaching the client problem-solving skills
d. Seeing life in terms of clearly defined problems
5. Integrated services reflect work with the client that is
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American Society of Quality website and forms must be submitted by October first in order to be nominated[iii].
The Dorian Shainin Medal is presented annually to members in our society for their contribution by solving design problem of a product or service through their creation development and promotion of quality function deployment as a methodology to relate customer needs with business requirements and technical capabilities[iv].
The award program was created by the American Society of Quality which is a global community of experts and leading authority on quality in all fields, organizations and industries. The American Society is well known and appreciated worldwide with 85,000
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. During the fifth century it was known that Indian mathematicians were able to find a rule for solving quadratic equations. Aryabhata was able to somewhat figure the formula:
(Katz, 2009, p. 242)
This translated into the formula we know today as: Sn = n[((((n-1)/2)*d) + a)] = (n/2)[ a + (a + (n-1)/d)]. It is still unknown today if Indian mathematician’s learned this from the Babylonians or Diophantus. They did however originated the method for solving linear congruencies. Although it was Aryabhata’s work that used the method for solving the problem, it wasn’t until Brahmagupta was able to clear up some of the translating problems. This showed that the Indians and Chinese
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greatest and lowest value a function obtains, either on its entire domain or closed interval |
critical point | an x value for which f’(x) |
extreme value theorem | if the curve is continuous on a closed interval, then a max/min exist |
theorem 3.2 | extrema can only occur at critical points |
mean value theorem | assume f(x) is continuous on [a,b] and differentiable on (a,b). Then there exists at least one value c in (a,b) such that f’(c) = fb-f(a)b-a |
* finding the rate of change of a curve
solving derivatives allow us to find the slope at a particular point on a curve.
let’s start with a basic problem. find the slope of the curve y=4x2 at x = 3.
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of director and a delegator, because she uses the problem solving side of leadership when necessary. A H. uses the problem solving technique also when necessary but can be over accommodating at times. However, H B. unlike A H. needs to be more prudent in the situations she uses to apply the different styles because she are weak in the areas of active listening and assertiveness in a kinder manner. A H. excels in the areas of active listening and assertiveness in any manner. A H’s least used style is the delegator because she does not like to delegate jobs since she likes to be involved in the decision making process and H B’s is the developer.
In contrast, A H. and J H. are not walking
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doing some things poorly). Please be sure to include the internal control principle that is being violated along with a recommendation for improvement. (20 points)
You must prepare a formal report for the partner to distribute to the President so no abbreviations or short-hand answers.
Below is a grading rubric for this assignment.
Category | Points | Description |
Understanding | 10 | Demonstrate a strong grasp of the problem at hand. Demonstrate understanding of how the course concepts apply to the problem. |
Analysis | 30 | Apply original thought to solving the business problem. Apply concepts from the course material correctly toward solving the business problem. |
Execution | 10 | Write your answer clearly and succinctly using strong organization and proper grammar. Use citations correctly. |
Total | 50 | A quality paper will meet or exceed all of the above requirements. |
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all is right. In this way people must control themself and if they want to say something they must not to say it in hurry, they must think when it would be better to say what they want. This people can be adviced by their friends, parents or by a psychologist.
The next type of bad habits it is to bite own nails. This type is the most prevalent, especcially among teenagers. In this way people must read some magazines and books with some information about of solving this problem. One of the most widespread way to solve this problem is to begin rise your own nails. If people begin to do this, they will not to bite their nails because it will be a pity to bite them.
The last type of a
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developed by Sir Robert Peel and the impact it served on American policing and its history
Sir Robert Peel was a believer of crime prevention and the use of community policing as a source to aid his nine principles. Peel’s intended goal was to prevent crime and promote better police-community affiliations. This goal was based on the idea that police were willing to engage in special training that focused on problem analysis, problem solving, facilitation, community organization, communication, intervention and conflict resolution, resource classification
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, depressed morale of
employees / workers.
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#1. Types of Case Studies
1. Informational type case studies:
These, include a variety of items like working environment, inter-organizational context, coordination, activities, problem areas, history of events, inhibiting factors on, decision making, etc.. This type increases 'awareness' about the environment and helps in the decision making process. This also helps in the evaluation of consequences of a decision.
2. Appraisal cases;
These involve problem solving and decision making process,
3. Historical cases:
These involve research and educational interests.
4. Project cases
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covered in Chapter 2.
Everyone must have felt at least once in his or her life how wonderful it would be if we could solve a problem at hand preferably without much difficulty or even with some difficulties. Unfortunately the problem solving is an art at this point and there are no universal approaches one can take to solving problems. Basically one must explore possible avenues to a solution one by one until one comes across a right path to a solution. Thus generally speaking, there is guessing and hence an element of luck involved in problem solving. However, in general, as one gains experience in solving problems, one develops one's own techniques
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correctly? Are their answers in lowest terms?
MAT 222 Week 1 Solving Proportions
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Solving Proportions. Read the following instructions in order to complete this assignment:
a. Solve problem 56 on page 437 of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra. Set up the two ratios and write your equation choosing an appropriate variable for the bear population.
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opponents of behaviorism who studied thought and perception using phenomenological methods – immigrated during the 1930s and established the Gestalt viewpoint as one to be reckoned with (Hatfield, 2002). Further, investigators originally trained in the Gestalt tradition, such as Irvin Rock (1954) and William Epstein (1973), converted to a view of perceptual processing as a combining, through cognitive or non-cognitive processes of information registered by the perceptual system.
But even beyond the ongoing work in perception, there remained a tradition of studying attention, memory, problem solving, and thought. Woodworth (1938), a popular handbook in experimental psychology, contained
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problem-solving. All members are kept up-to-date on current events in information and security through communication provided by the Information Systems Security Association. The importance of establishing controls necessary to guarantee the secure organization and use of information processing resources is convey to management by the Information Systems Security Association. Members will have access to E-Newsletters and monthly Information Systems Security Association Journals through the ISSA website. By attending chapter meetings and Information Systems Security Association Web Conferences one will have the opportunity to earn credits for Continuing Professional Education (CPE). By
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104th Street Suite 200 Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158) Communication: Reports/Presentations/Technology * Effectively submit and receive purchase orders for all recycling customers and vendors with high time sensitivity. * Wrote and revised recycling customer service standard operating procedures for recycling department. * Rapidly learned and mastered varied computer programs; Visibility (VISI), Production and Return Asset Tracking System (PARTS).Customer Service/Problem Solving * Submitted, tracked and expedited 450 internal purchase orders. * Liaison between company sales representatives, customers, and vendors. * Tracked monthly sales and quarterly commissions for over 10
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,” began with a precise definition of probability. His definition stated that, “The Probability of an Event is greater or less, according to the number of Chances by which it may either happen or fail.” De Moivre used his definition in solving problems, such as the dice problem of de Mere.
Another concept discussed in this chapter is Statistical Inference. Statistical Inference is the process of drawing conclusions from data that are subject to random variation. Thomas Bayes and Pierre Laplace were the first to attempt a direct answer to the question of how to determine probability from observed frequencies. Bayes develop a theorem that states if X represents the number of times the
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Cognitive behavioral therapy.
Cognitive behavioral therapy is form of psychotherapy that emphasizes the important role of thinking in how we feel and what we do, or behavioral modification techniques and verbal interventions that are used on clients to alter their maladaptive thinking. It is a short term and goal-oriented psychotherapy treatment that takes a hands-on, practical approach to problem-solving. Its goal is to change patterns of thinking or behavior that are behind people’s difficulties, and so change the way they feel Cognitive behavioral therapy is a general term used to classify similar therapies. These therapies include Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Rational Behavior
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my goal through dividing the tasks fairly and insist and focus on motivation and inspiration to encourage them to work and perform better. On the other hand, managers are planning and building a structure to the organization and hire them according to their titles and qualification and they have the authority to manage and full command for ordering and assigning task to their employees so they have controlling over employees. In brief, leadership is about thinking for a long term which means where are we now and where we want to be, leaders are people oriented which means they care about the relationship between them and their followers and create a friendly working environment, leaders have an empowerment by influencing others and they are very creative at thinking, problem solving, and dealing with others. But managers think or look for a short term which means where are we now and they are task oriented which means they caring about what is to be done, how it is to be done and who is responsible for doing it.
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Critical thinking is the ability to think the problem over and to make a big decision on what is the force and conclusion implement the decision. There are many ways that management makes the decisions without taking these steps and the wrong decisions which are not made. People should make sure that the person in their controlling positions that makes critical decisions that would affect a person are a good critical thinker. Critical thinking is a type of thinking used to come to a great sound decision in their personal life, job, and college. One example of getting a person to use critical
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For more than 18 years I’ve had successful experience in the medical customer service and support industry; with recognized strengths in account maintenance, problem-solving and trouble-shooting, staff support, and planning/implementing proactive procedures and systems to avoid problems in the first place.
Serving on the PSB will also help me develop skills that I have not had the opportunity to develop at my current position here at the VA Medical Center. And give me the opportunity to select committees and activities that I would like to dedicate my time to, while allowing me to develop new skills and utilize other talents I may have.
If I’m chosen to serve on the board it will allow
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E-mail address email@example.com
Contact address 6 Madden Close Emaraldhill Harare
Contact Numbers +263 772 313 285 cell
+263 4 291 0259 home
Born 15 june 1976
Marital Status single
Driver’s license class 4
KEY PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
• good in mastering computer application
• good communication skills at all levels
• analytical and problem solving skills
• can easily adapt to dynamic and teamwork environment as a supportive contributing figure
• mature and responsible
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7- Data interpretation: where we conclude that our data are matches with our hypotheses or not.
All of them doing both of applied and and basic research where it depends on the objective of their research where it is for solving a specific problem as applied research or for create a knowledge as a basic research.
Deductive method (deductive reasoning):
Where we start with general theory and then apply the theory to specific case (applied research)
Inductive method (inductive reasoning):
Where we observe a phenomena and we start research to create a general knowledge. (basic research)
Because we are study very dynamic area so the accuracy will not reach 100% but at least it will reach a percentage can lead us to take the right decisions.
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, base on the Utilitarianism theory Wal-Mart should give the greatest benefits to the greatest number which is women to decrease and improve the discrimination problem. Even though Wal-Mart is such a successful company, they can do better if they try to stop on discrimination problem and by solving the problem allow them to save their value money on lawsuits too.
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devise solution to such problems, for the purpose of learning or just challenging the existing system. The problem with hacking is that in most case it gets into other people’s privacy. Hacking can instead of solving some problems may lead to damage of property or equipment. It may also infringe the copyright laws of the country or bypassing the administration rules of certain institutions. Hacking can be done to all electronic gadgets or equipment that store information or messages. The phones like the internet can be hacked. ATMs and aviation systems can be hacked. Hacking can also entails having to create new systems such as software.
Hacking is not always bad. Firstly that is so because