Zora Neale Hurston is often rated as one of the best literature writers of the 20th Century. Hurston authored four novels and many short stories, essays and poems that were all critically acclaimed. Hurston was born near the end of the 19th Century in the Southern state of Alabama before she moved with her family to Florida as a child. She spent her early years as a student at different colleges and universities and at the same time collecting folklore from various places.
Change is ever present aspect of human life. The dynamic nature of the society and the environment means that people cannot afford to stay in the same position and must adapt their lifestyles, attitude and behavior occasionally in order to fit in. This description is fitting to the involuntary type of change. On the other hand, change can be voluntary especially when it is motivated by personal convictions such as the desire for success. Change is a theme that appears in many literature publications.
In the past 45 years Saudi Arabia has experienced the two paired factors that guarantee a very rapid increase in the amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) that must be managed. The two factors are rapid population growth in large cities, urbanization, and an increase in amounts of solid waste generated with rising standard of living levels (Ouda, Cekirge & Raza, 2013). Fossil fuel products are the most popular energy source around the world; Saudi Arabia holds large resources of oil reserves. Saudi Arabia produces the most crude oil in the world and the country has invested revenues from oil sales for the last four to five decades into social and economic development in the country.
Case Study of Valerie Lemmie on the Basis of Ethical and Leadership Theories
The following analysis involves a case study of ethical and leadership issues surrounding the decisions and actions of Ms. Valerie Lemmie, who was the City Manager of Dayton. It attempts to understand the various theories and models that can be applied to the ethical and social values involved in the decisions that had been taken during the period of 2001 to 2002 regarding the appointment of the new City Manager of Dayton. In the provided case study, there are various ethical issues that must be analyzed on the basis of Cooper’s model (Cooper, n.d.). The decisions made in this case study do not seem to conform to the acceptable ethical issues of the society.
Brand equity is developed when consumers are willing to pay more for a particular brand rather than its generic equivalent. It is important to develop positive brand meaning and people perceptions about brand to create brand equity. In this situation, presented brand by company, external brand communication, consumers experience with brand and company count in a lot to create total brand equity. Companies develop differently effective ways of secondary brand association to build brand equity. In this report, it has been discussed that how various companies develop the secondary brand association like Coca-Cola.
Ischemic heart disease (IHD) is a disease characterized by disturbance of blood supply to the heart due to narrowing and occlusion of coronary artery with atherosclerotic plaques. As a result of progression of atherosclerosis vascular lumen is gradually decreased, and as a result, blood flow to the heart is slowed down, whereby the myocardium (heart muscle) loses the necessary power.
Leadership is an important aspect of almost any industry. Most people would often think that leadership is only important in industries that are related to business or making profit. It is only logical to think that leadership is important in all aspects of managing an organization because an organization without an effective leader would not be able to survive the harsh business environment that is prevalent in a highly interconnected world economy.
Essay on “The Nursing Homes or Home Care Dilemma”
Living in the developing world force young generation to face the dilemma of putting their elder relatives, parents, or people they are familiar with into the nursing houses or take care of them at homes. Traditionally, it is believed that all those mentioned must be taken care of and looked after at homes. However, the modern way of life shows that the younger generation is now more concerned and busy with their own daily routine, private life, education, job and entertainment they have the right for. This leaves too little time and resources to focus on the issues of their elder relatives and care of them by their own. However, home care not always can be provided as it is necessary because of the lack of facilities or equipment needed. For that very reason, the dilemma of the nursing houses and home care is of great importance and gains a huge attention of all those people who have the problem of the kind. This essay will aim to discuss the burning issues related to the dilemma of the nursing homes and home care. Also, it will highlight the arguments of both the nursing homes and home care for elder relatives.
Part I Letter to a Friend
04 April 2014
It has been a long time since we had a heart-to-heart talk, and by now you must have figured that I have a very important reason for writing this letter. I need your advice on what I should do about my stepdaughter, Jessica. I had a fight with her last night after I confronted her for bullying a classmate. She told me that I am not her real mother and that I cannot tell her what to do.
The French nutritionist and dietician, Pierre Dukan, designed a diet plan, which involved the intake of proteins and has been named as the “Dukan Diet”. This diet plan suggests that when man was living in the hunting and gathering society they were healthier because of their eating habits; consequently, Dukan introduced this specific diet plan. The nutritionist has specified 100 food items consisting of 72 items that are sourced from animals and 28 are made from plants. The individual who attempts to follow this diet routine may consume as much as he/she wants of these 100 items. There are four phases that an individual would undergo as part of this diet plan. The first phase is the attack phase. The second phase is the cruise phase, and the third and fourth phases are the consolidation and stabilization phase respectively. (Makris & Foster, 2011)