currently produce more than a third of the nation's coal, and its electrical utilities provide 15 percent of the nation's electrical output. The development of alternative and renewable energy in the Region is growing rapidly. The energy industry in Appalachia directly generates almost 150,000 jobs, with...
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COURSE: THEORIES AND PRACTICES OF
COURSE CODE: SSS 211
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Western nations should not impose their standards on developing countries
If we think about what is the West, what answers do we get? The West is the sunset, all that were born in the East is died in the West, the West is the darkness and the East is the light. And the paradox is that despite of all...
A study on annual development program (ADP)
A budget is a quantitative expression of a plan for a defined period of time. It may include planned sales volumes and revenues, resource quantities, costs and expenses, assets, liabilities and cash flows. It expresses strategic plans of business units...
‘You don’t live when you are unemployed—you exist’ (Jackson & Crooks 1993).
Impact of unemployment and Cultural Norms on environment and development
“Think Globally, Act Locally”
1. Introduction. The concept of “environment” has evolved since it started to become a global issue in the early...
Drug Trafficking in West Africa: an Emerging Security Threat
Over the last decade it has been documented by various international and regional organisations that West Africa is becoming the new hub for the trafficking of illicit drugs...
growth and development
• Understand the characteristics of the classic
theories of development, what they focus on
and what their limitations are
• Critically assess the contribution of each of
these theories to our understanding of how
the development process happens...
the time, in any aspect or situation, we make changes for the better, hoping to improve our daily lives, our environment and the world around us for the greater good. But with any change or progression there will be risks involved. It is unreasonable to expect that we can change our world without having...
This thesis as a main topic capacity of a three mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol, namely the Movement for Clean Development (CDM) to help the Ivory Coast to achieve the environmental objective it set itself , that is to say, limiting the increase in its emissions of greenhouse gases, with...
Traditions should be kept alive
Nowadays, many people in Thailand face an issue about losing traditions because of coming traditions from west countries. However, some people say that developing countries should change some traditions for existing in the real world
In my opinion, the traditions...
West Farmers was founded in 1914 as a farmers' co-operative. The corporation went public in 1984. In the following year, the corporation acquired 50% interest in investment bank, Gresham Partners.
This was soon followed by the acquisition of CSBP & Farmers in 1986. In 1987, the corporation purchased...
West Florida Regional Medical Center
West Florida Regional Medical Center (WFRMC) is a for- profit hospital located on the north side of Pensacola Florida. The hospital is a member of the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). Due to the intense competition among the local...
WEST ELM Ø History of building business
Since its launch in 2002, West Elm has been helping customers express their personal style at home with authentic, affordable and approachable products. (ANNUAL REPORT
West Elm offers a broad range of home furnishing categories including furniture...
URBAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Urban Growth and Development
Urban Planning (PBAD 2347)
March 5, 2009
Urban Growth and Development
Causes and Characteristics
Less expensive land
Low crime rates
Single use zoning
Low density land use
Are we really progressing ?
India unfortunately is lacking leaders. There was a time when we had real heroes those who fought selflessly for our freedom and sacrificed their lives.
Now a days 'leaders' are replaced by diplomats and politicians , who are hardly concerned with the development or progress...
fantasy lives, and probing into various philosophies, vocations, and the self (Liebert & Wicks-Nelson, 1981). A definition of adolescence is as follows: “Adolescence is a period in life that begins with biological maturation, during which individuals accomplish certain developmental tasks, and that...
cleanliness. A Greek doctor named Diocles of Christos wrote in the fourth century BC: ¡¥everyday he should wash have and eyes and he should rub his teeth inside and out with his fingers.¡¦ By this, we can see how the Greeks values cleanliness.
Hippocrates was the first to come up with the theory...
ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Economies grow and develop, they expand and advance, and they progress and prosper. There are phases when they decline too, and there are economies that experience continuous decay. If one considers long stretches of human history, one knows that economies...
American West Airline does not have an effective Human Resource Department.
To make proper organizational structure AWA must have strong and powerful Human Resource Department along with effective personnel.
As Human Resource Department substantiate...
response is evaluated. At the same time, we will assess the importance of those features to any theory which takes society as its field of inquiry.
The core of West's presentation of his Afro-American critical thought contains two elements. First, West provides an account of the history of African-American...
Planning and Development
Goals of Tourism Development
To provide a framework for raising the standard of living of the people through the economic benefits of tourism
To develop an infrastructure and provide recreation facilities for visitors and residents alike
To ensure that types of development within...
factor for humans.
In Famine, Affluence and Morality (Singer, 1972) it is suggested we have an obligation to aid others, even if this requires a personal forfeit. His argument stems from the concept that should one see a child drowning in a pool, saving the life of the child is warranted at the expense...
Millennium Development Goals
India's vast population, its diversity, the variability of services and the differing baselines across regions complicate the achievement of the MDGs.
The Millennium Development declaration...
OF POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT: THE CONCEPT OF POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT, 1966
The scholar’s world is always closer to the world of newspaper headlines than either scholars or laymen realize. The increasing academic interest in the problems of the new states in the process of political development has been inspired...
This report provides feasibility, cash flow and various risk analysis of the returns of two proposed developments with consideration for both Lambchop Developments, and for possible equity investor, Idaho Investments. The report will...
“Social Sector Expenditure and Human Development Index Ranking of States in India”
Dr. Subhash A. Jadhav*
Mr. Ranjit A. Todkar **
Social Sector Expenditure of the States is playing very significant role in socio-economic development of India in general and States in particularly. The prime...
in West Africa:
Exploring the Option of Leveraging
Workforce Diversity in the Academia
and University System
Since its establishment in 1975, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has faced
the task of regional integration and cooperation in West Africa mainly...
EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION- A STUDY OF SELECTED HOTELS IN WEST BENGAL
P.R.SANDILYAN*; MOUSUMI MUKHERJEE**; AMITABH DEY***; MANOJIT MITRA****
*Ph D Research Scholar (IGNOU), Professor, NSHM School of Hotel Management, Arrah, Shibtala, Muchipara, Durgapur, West Bengal – 713212. India. **Assistant Professor, NSHM...
Euromonitor International, a leading provider of global consumer-market intelligence.
A. T. Kearney Inc. places India 6th on a global retail development index. The country has the highest per capita outlets in the world - 5.5 outlets per 1000 population. Around 7% of the population in India is engaged...
When researching the differences in business systems between Asia and the West it is very difficult to find any material that does not attribute many of these disparities to cultural influences (Davidson, 1987; Ferguson, 1993 and Blackman, 1997). This is due to the fact that it is generally believed...