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Marketing

NFL case

Introduction

Market research is essential in gathering information about the growing or decreasing trends with consumers. Market research is not only viable for consumers, but marketers representing major companies such that deal with household goods, food, cars, and in this case sports. Market research is conducted in several ways including standard phone surveys, mail surveys, focus groups, personal interviews, through observations, and online surveys. For this particular case the online survey conducted by the Harris Interactive group in New York, focused on the popularity of sports within the male population, including past favorites that have declined since the 1980’s using categories such as income, education, age, and race as determinant factors in sports favorability.

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Other

Skokie and Citizens United vs. F.E.C. Social Sciences and World Ideologies

The issue on whether or not private corporations and other communications organizations are to be put on hold from supporting any candidate for elections developed a great impact on the primary structure of the American Election operations then, now and in the future. The Federal Election Commission stood in its position against the condition of allowing corporations and private entities in supporting particular candidates during particular election schedules. Given that the corporations and business entities are considered as private citizens, the court intends to recognize the fact that they have the right to decide who to support when it comes to election events. Nevertheless, to retain the balance of exposure between candidates, the court intended to point out that there should be the establishment of specific rules and limitations that would specify particular requirements that supporters of candidates should be able to respond to before they could actually provide the support they wish to give to the individual candidates.

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IT Management

Disseminating Organizational IT Security and Troubleshooting Best Practices

After several network security breaches, I have been tasked to increase the security of my company’s IT infrastructure as a part of my duties as senior systems administrator. An unauthorized individual managed to access the company’s network and several authorized users have been asked for their passwords by someone who claimed to be a member of our IT department. Therefore, I have been asked to implement IT troubleshooting best practices to improve the efficiency of solving these IT problems that are frequently experienced in this company.

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IT Management

Windows 7 Workgroup Consultation

Sally Chu requires all six of her administrative staff members to have the same computer access privelages.She would like them to all be able to access the applications and use the shared printer network, but wants to prevent them from being able to make an accidental changes. To provide the most efficient method of creating user accounts for these employees, they will be each be made their own account with restricted access to certain activities that will be reserved for the administrator. The computers will be a part of a domain in which the network administrators will be able to program the security and permissions for all the computers that are a part of the network (Windows, n.d.) The easiest way to create the user accounts is to click the start option, access the control panel, click “User Accounts and Family Safety”, and then select “User Accounts”. After this screen, “Manage Another Account” should be selected and then six new accounts should be created that are unable to access administrative functions that are essential to the computer’s main functions. An individual account will be created for each employee to have access to each computer.

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African-American Studies

Organizational Technology Plan Paper

Microsoft Company, one of the leading organizations in the field of computer-technology, adapts a very systematic operation by which it is able to control its business assets to assure profitability. To make sure that such assets are considered accordingly and their values are utilized efficiently, the administrators of the Microsoft Company make sure that they utilize technology at its best. At present, at least 70% of the overall operation of the company is handled online.

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Other

Church Letter

Our lives have become so busy that it is easy to forget why we exist. But God never forgets us and continues to test our faith in ways which are not always obvious. Even though our church has been without a space of its own, the strength of our faith kept us going even if it meant borrowing a space from a church of other faith during the last five years. After carefully evaluating the whole situation we have realized that having our own building will not only help us practice our faith more efficiently but will also help us invite more people to experience our faith and realize what they may have been missing in their lives.

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African-American Studies

Abortion in the 21st Century

The definition of abortion is the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, or resulting in the death of an embryo or fetus, according to the Merriam Webster Dictionary (Abortion).Though this definition does not say that is the ability to murder an unborn child, this is what many people believe that an abortion is. This is a very old debate that continues to progress throughout the years. There are many types of abortion and many different views on the topic.

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Psychology

Prevention Points Exercise

Directions: Review the following two pages on Protective and Risk Factors.  Following, are listed 16 principles thought to be vital to the creation of Prevention Programs. Write a brief two or three sentence response explaining why you agree or disagree with the importance of   each principle.   

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My Future’s So Bright

My mom is my greatest role model and she taught me early in life that education takes place everywhere and not just in classrooms. She also told me it is better to be good at numerous things instead of being best at just one thing because life is unpredictable and having multiple strengths increases the probability of realizing one’s true potential. Paying attention to my mom’s advices has been the best thing I have done so far and I have been gradually realizing the wisdom behind my mom’s advices.

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Other

Biotechnology companies in the stock market

Part I

The five biotechnology companies that I will invest my money in include Monsanto, Amgen, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Merck, and Celgene. I will invest my $100,000 evenly among these companies. I selected these five because they are well known leaders in the industry and who are in the public eye and are likely to draw a large degree of attention before June, which will increase their stock appeal.

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Other

What were the causes of the War of 1812?

The War of 1812 between the United States and the British, lasted roughly over two years and ended in a stalemate. However what it did establish once and for all was the steps towards American Independence. Although there have been several reasons given for why the two went to war again since the American Revolution there are four main reasons outlined. First, The British interfered with the trading between the French and Americans by introducing trade restrictions that the United States imposed went against international law. A big reason that Britain interfered was because France was also at war with Great Britain.

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Other

What are the implications of the tactical disagreement for those seeking to limit the impact of Jihadi Salafism on the international system?

According to Wiktorowicz, “All Salafists share a puritanical approach to the religion intended to eschew religious innovation by strictly replicating the model of the Prophet Muhammad.” (Wiktorowicz, 2006) Since 9/11 there has been more interests in Islamic and Muslim sects and religions. More research has been conducted on how some groups within the cultures are formed and the different trends that arise from political and social unrest. In particular with Jihadi Strategic Studies. (Brooke, pg. 201, 2008)

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Technology

Growing Importance of Information Technology

1. What might be some of the inhibitors on organizations or institutions who newly desire a global presence?

Organizations and institutions trying to expand their brand and ideas outside of their country would face various obstacles. International law, language barriers, operations costs and compliance are among some of them. According to Mearseheimer (1995), an international system can mean a higher competition, different regulations, cultural differences and impose vulnerability on companies. Sargent and Kelly (2010) confirm that the main challenges include creating web content for geo-lingual visitors, researching consumer behavior, as well as creating a business model that appeals to various communities.

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Technology

Electronic payment

The payment system for SMEs has witnessed tremendous changes that have enabled efficiency in the transaction of goods and services. Some of the prediction made in the past have been realized and put into use to ensure effectiveness in payment system.  The Payment Council has been at the fore front in ensuring that both businesses and their consumers get the desired payment platform for their transactional activities. The council has put extra effort to carry out research aimed at developing the new modes of payment especially for online transactions. Technological advancement that led to the development of Chip and PIN led to the emergence of various card payment methods that facilitated mobile transactions (Pay-Your-Way-2025-FUTURE-OF-PAYMENTS, pp 7).