Currently, climate change is one of the major environmental crises to ever happen on the planet. The planets atmosphere is extremely loaded with warmth-trapping gases which threaten massive disruptions in the climate with severe consequences. The greenhouse gases which are mainly contributed by carbon dioxide formed a blanket-like layer that prevents the effective emission of radiations back into space. When such a layer is formed, there is too much heat on the planet, hence global warming. The discussion herein looks at some of the causes, challenges, impacts and possible solutions to the problem. Read more
Branding of products or services is the cornerstone of a company’s global expansion strategy. A firm’s strength is measured by it brand identity, market performance, and solid customer base (Aaker, 1996; Keller, 1998). Global firms strive to own number 1 or 2 brand products as a weapon of manufacturers over growing retailer power (Barwise & Robertson, 1992). Read more
The following paper provides an analysis of the essay Cyclops which is based on the various reflections of his life from his book “Naked”. David Sedaris’ Cyclops talks on his life experience both failures and triumphs under the care of his parents. Using satire as one of his stylistic devices, the essay is one of many issues that communicate his unconventional upbringing to his readers. The Cyclops alone is a provocative title that is reflective of his personality as a writer in his own league.
Human life is a continuum beginning at conception and ending at natural death. You did not come from a zygote or a fetus, but once was a zygote and a fetus, not just a piece of tissue. Imagine the potential of life. In spite of the arguments presented by pro-abortionists, there exists more reason to shun the practice than keep it. In this light, this paper examines the contentious issue of abortion. Read more
Let’s be honest and say right away that students do not have that much of a free time. You have to write numerous papers, attend classes, do homework, find a part-time job to earn some extra money, etc. The only thing you want to do after a stressful day is to get into your cozy bed and watch something entertaining. No one will argue the fact that your brain needs a good rest.
Community Health: Helping the Family Residing in Strawberry Mansion, a Section of North Philadelphia
The Assessment (Assignment 1)
Issues of health disparities have often been evident in the healthcare sector and insurance in the communities that consist mostly of the people of colour. As America is approaching the process of implementing Obamacare (Affordable Care Act), the situation of healthcare has not changed particular in communities such as the Spanish speaking immigrants of Strawberry Mansion, a section of North Philadelphia. The reason is that there are health disparities because of the social class of these individual communities; in particular, the family consisting of the man, his wife, and son, where both parents are alcoholics and tobacco smokers, all of them are obese. Due to their weight, the man has kidney disease and high blood pressure while the mother has high blood pressure and diabetes. However, from the 80s, the United States government has strived to improve the health of individuals, and limiting the disparities in health care (Philadelphia Health Management Corporation 2002). The issues of lack of college or university education can be corrected, in addition to other matters relating to the race or economic status of Strawberry Mansion, a section of North Philadelphia. Read more
Unilever’s project Shakti started in the year 2000 in December in Andhra Pradesh, a State in the South of India. The project was under one of Unilever’s subsidiaries, Hindustan Lever Limited (HLL). The aim of this project was to reach the untapped rural market in India and also empower underprivileged rural women in the process. The name Shakti was got from an Indian native language and it means empowerment. This project has since grown to become one of the biggest business ventures in the world as will be seen in the case analysis of the project. Read more
If you were a specialist at SIA, how and why would you respond to the proposed changes?
There is a need to improve the performance of SIA company through consolidation of the knowledge of employees into a unitary system (Karol 1). In this regard, it is important to determine what appeals most to the customers and then delivering it. However, this is not the case because most organizations measure their success using profitability index. In determining the level of performance, a company needs to look at different aspects of a firm’s operation. This is because a firm can be making supernormal profits in the short run but remains unsuccessful in the long run. It is also important to consider that the most invaluable asset in an organization its human resource and, therefore, the success of the organization is hinged on how well it manages and utilizes this resource to fulfill its goals and objectives. Looking for strategies to tap into the knowledge of the workforce at SIA corporation is, therefore, prudent in the organization as this can lead to the resolution of performance problems facing it. Read more
Gold’s gym is a fitness club planning to offer fitness specific products and gym services within New Hampshire. The gym plans to offer differentiated services to clients based on their specific fitness wants. These include special lessons to groups of people with different needs around New Hampshire Community college.
George Burke and Cathy Edwards are the founders of Gold’s gym and Timothy Best is the operations director. Erica Melanie is in charge of the gym’s marketing operations. The environment is one of the most important factors in the analysis of market performance (Proctor, p.126). Read more
From the political perspective, Carnival Corporation would be affected by government policy particularly on the issue of taxation. Higher taxation is likely to have an impact on the company in the US and Europe. The government policy on the environment is also likely to affect the company with more costs of operating business in the US and Europe. Terrorism and piracy are all political and can affect the future operations in the markets. Read more