Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Decayed American Dream The novel The Great Gatsby wrote by Scott Fitzgerald described a degenerated American Dream under the post World War I prosperity where acquiring more and more wealth became the priority. The main character Jay Gatsby comes from a poor family in rural North Dakota. Gatsby is a man willing to sacrifice for people he loves, but he dedicated his whole li...
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Matthew

It was my first day working at Lifestriders when I was introduced to Matthew, a four-year-old boy with Cerebral Palsy. I have to admit, I was overwhelmed. Matthew couldn’t walk, talk, or control the rate at which he salivated. Gross. This was going to be more difficult than I expected. My advisor nodded in the direction of the horse, and I led him to the platform so Matthe...
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Monastery Life

Dear, Mother. I have been hear in the monastery for almost a year now, and I love it. Our Abbot is very kind but strict just as well. After I took the three vows, then I was to shave my head. I didn’t like that idea much but I am getting used to the new feeling of no hair, I love when the wind tickles the back of my neck as I walk. The Three Vows: 1. Obedience 2. Pover...
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Groupware

Groupware is a program which assists people to collectively work together, while they are actually located at different places. It means that it gives people who are far away from one another an opportunity to work on a similar project regardless of their physical locations (Wilson, 2001). Advantages Groupware is preferred because of the following merits: i) It provides str...
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Britnnia Biscuits Case Study

In 2007, Britannia, one of the India’s largest biscuit brands held a market share of 38% in terms of value. Indian biscuit industry, the third largest producer of the biscuits in the world was highly under-penetrated. This presented numerous growth opportunities to new as well as existing players.Apart from the presence of big players like ITC Foods and Parle, the local manuf...
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Strategy as Revolution

The article “Strategy as Revolution” by Gary Hamel discusses the decision-making process, its importance and significance for implementing and developing revolutionary strategy. Gary Hamel, the author of the article, argues that nowadays senior executives don’t often asks the rest of the organization bout the future prospects meaning that they are not interested and motivated...
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Towards Better Student Team Communication

Student Team Communication is something that cannot be done without if one takes the overall development of the student into account. In every sphere of life, communication is the primary tool to express, understand and provide feedback or decide the future course of action. It is because of that the management studies have made it mandatory for its students work in groups to...
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Measure of Process Performance

The firm targets to enhance the level of performance by regulating the number of defects and number of items reworked. Policies will be put in place to minimize the number of hours that the machine is idle. These moves will serve to enhance high performance and reduce the wastage (Figge, Hahn, Schaltegger, & Wagner, 2002). Productivity or Productivity Improvement The f...
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Directed Study in Marketing 2

Questions/Problems – Chapters 10, 11 & 12 October 30, 2012 Chapter 10 6. Insurance agents are intermediaries who help other members channel by providing information and handling the selling function. Does it make sense for an insurance agent to specialize and work exclusively with one insurance provider? Why or why not? Insurance intermediaries enable the placement an...
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How to be an Honors Student: an Introduction

I’m the kind of person who likes to think that most people don’t stereotype. I would like to hope that people save their judgments until after they’ve met a person. However, I cannot help pondering the difficulty one might have in attempting to pigeonhole me: you could say I was a band kid or a Snowball junkie, an NHS do-gooder or an English nerd, you could even call me a joc...
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