Leadership Theories In Retail Environment

Introduction The leadership approaches that managers take in running retail organizations influence the culture of the employees and the loyalty of the customers. The way the leader applies his personality and temperament influences the reactions of the employees and how they serve the customers in the retail context. Retail leaders focus on managing people and … Read more

Modelling Using HEC-HMS for a Watershed

Streamflow is the major resource for management of watershed and hence estimation of rainfall runoff from the hydrological models are very useful nowadays as they provide better result without consuming more time. In the present case, rainfall runoff estimation was done for Hasan Watershed of Malaprabha River basin in Karnataka, India by using the HEC-HMS … Read more

Winter Driving Tips

Follow these tips to help make your commute safe and uneventful. Jack Frost has visited the Flint area several times recently. Those of us in Michigan are used to sunshine one day and a foot of snow the next. But that doesn’t mean we look forward to driving in it. As you hit the road … Read more

About the Mpemba Effect

Hot water can in fact freeze faster than cold water for a wide range of experimental conditions. This phenomenon is extremely counterintuitive, and surprising even to most scientists, but it is in fact real. It has been seen and studied in numerous experiments. While this phenomenon has been known for centuries, and was described by … Read more

Transpiration or the Loss of Water Vapor

Transpiration, or the loss of water vapor from the leaves and stems of plants, is a process that assists in evaporative cooling, gas exchange, and the absorption and distribution of minerals and water throughout the plant. The process is fundamental to photosynthesis because it supplies a plant with the water needed to synthesis glucose. Glucose … Read more

Lifestyle and livelihood

In the last few decades, several man-made unsustainable activities and interventions have accelerated the problems related to shelter, environment, food, health, society, culture and working pattern. These problem-areas are also associated, linked and guided mainly with lifestyles and livelihoods. Appropriate lifestyles and livelihoods can help us to move towards a more healthy, livable and sustainable … Read more

Ozone Layer and Causes, Effects and Solutions to Ozone Depletion

Ozone layer depletion is the destruction of ozone gas of upper atmospheric layer (stratosphere), caused by substances formed from breakdown of ozone-depleting substances (ODS). The ozone layer plays an ultimately significant role in absorbing ultraviolet radiation that are hazardous to living creatures on the Earth. It was until 1974, chlorine was found to be the … Read more

An Anime Concert: Autumn Medley Concert Performance Analysis

“Anime Music: The Butchering” Most, if not all, television is accompanied by some form of musical score, but no other genre of television places so much importance upon musical accompaniment than the series that fall under the classification of Japanese anime (ah-nee-may). Anime series scores thrive on minimalism and repetition, using the fewest possible pieces … Read more

Water as a Reactant

The substances which are present at the starting of a chemical reaction are known as reactants. In the burning of natural gas, for example, methane (CH4) and oxygen (O2) are the reactants in the chemical reaction. Water as a reactant in hydrolysis: The simplest chemical reaction in which a water molecule is a reactant is … Read more

What mechanisms produce high precipitation in the tropics?

“The Global Circulation can be described as the worldwide system of winds where the necessary transport of heat from tropical to polar latitudes is accomplished,” (metoffice.gov.uk).These atmospheric heating and circulation patterns are controlled by three cells of air flow between the Earth’s poles and the equator. These three cells are the Polar Cell, Ferrel Cell, … Read more

Crater Lake National park

Quote: “Crater lake. Still defies the limited power of the words to convey the full range of its magic”. Paul M Crater lake national park is an important historical event Social history: John Wesley Hillman, Henry Klippel, and Isaac Skeeters were in search of the legendary “Lost Cabin” gold mine when they came upon the … Read more

Forest as a Habitat

What is a forest? An area with high density of trees is a forest. It is the habitat for a variety of living beings. Many plants, animals, and microorganisms live in the forest. Let us study more about what does forest as a habitat mean? Forests provide fresh water, food, and shelter or “habitats” from … Read more

The importance of water in our life

A pale, transparent, unscented, tasteless liquid that is important in life is known as water. A water molecule has three atoms which include two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom. You can remember this by H2O. All known forms of life need water. Humans drink water which has qualities compatible with the human body. Around … Read more

Essay on Fossil Fuels

The variety of fuels used to generate electricity all have some impact on the environment, some negative (Power Scorecaard.) Scientist have addressed many problems that generating electricity may cause. Nuclear power plants are generating large quantities of radioactive waste. Fossil fuel power plants release air pollution and require cooling water and can ruin large lands … Read more

The most surprising remedy to relieve sunburn

Menthol-containing shaving foam can be an effective, if “absurd”, alternative for cooling the skin and relieving the effects of mild sunburn, those known as grade 1 burns. This is recognized by dermatologists Rosa Taberner and Eduardo Nagore, dermatologists at the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (AEDV) and the Piel Sana Foundation. The fashion for … Read more

Review on Cultural eutrophication

Eutrophication, is the artificial enrichment of a water body or aquatic system with phosphorus and nitrogen nutrients, usually with an excess amount of nutrients. This process causes an excessive growth of plants and algae and due to the biomass load, may result in oxygen depletion in the water body. For example, as a response to … Read more

Soil and Water Facts

Conservation Tillage – the practice of leaving harvested plant materials on the soil surface to reduce runoff and soil erosion; Crop Nutrient Management – managing all nutrient inputs helps ensure that nutrients are available to meet crop needs while reducing nutrient runoff; Pest Management – using various methods for managing pests while protecting soil, water, … Read more

Advantages of fossil fuels

The highest consumption rate in today’s world is of fossil fuel. They are a man’s best friend. Fossil fuel is a term used to describe a collection of energy sources formed by natural processes like anaerobic decomposition during the Carboniferous age millions of years ago. During the Carboniferous age, the earth was covered with swamps … Read more

Designing of a CO2 emission calculator

The first part of this chapter will focus on rationalizing the selection of various technologies for the development of this project. In this, the usage of CodeIgniter framework and the NetBeans IDE for the development of the web application and the designing of a CO2 emission calculator as opposed to the usage of a CO2 … Read more

The Miocene Epoch

During the Miocene period earth’s climate, had changed from cold to warm with steamy jungles and searing deserts. By the end of the Miocene epoch the ancestors of humans had split away from their ancestors of chimpanzees to follow their own evolutionary paths. In the Miocene seas, kelp forests made their first appearance and soon … Read more

What Is Ecology?

Ecology is a scientific study of interaction between organisms and their physical environment. It includes both biotic and abiotic factors. Biotic factors are all of the living organisms within an ecosystem such as plants, animal and any other living things. Abiotic factors are all of the non-living things in an ecosystem. There are three basic … Read more

Human impact on the carbon cycle

Carbon is critical to sustain a huge range of Earth’s functions. It is abundant in the atmosphere (air), biosphere (living and dead organisms), hydrosphere (oceans, rivers, and lakes), and lithosphere (soli and rocks). These act as storage areas or reservoirs of carbon. Processes such as erosion, evaporation, photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition constantly move carbon between … Read more

Analysis of the Theme of Escape as Illustrated by Nathaniel Hawthorne in Young Goodman Brown and Washington Irving’s, Rip Van Winkle

The Wilderness in Young Goodman Brown and Rip Van Winkle In the both of the two stories, Young Goodman Brown and Rip Van Winkle, the main characters are normal and innocent people who wander off into the woods, then fall asleep or enter a trance. Once the characters return from the woods, the world seems … Read more

External Environment Analysis -Industry Analysis (Porter’s Five Forces Analysis)

Porter’s Five Forces Framework Model analyses the competitive forces within the environment in which a company operates, to assess the potential for profitability in an industry. Porter consists of the threat of new entrants, the threat of substitute, buyer power, supplier power, and rivalry among existing competitors. The change in any forces normally requires firms … Read more

Evaluation of Bottled Water Vs Tap Water

The discussion tap water vs. bottled water has very strong opinionated sides. One side believes that tap water is the better choice and is better for the environment and health of the general populace, while the other side of the populace argues that bottled water is the better option. Both sides have an opinion and … Read more

Character Analysis of Camillo in the Winter’s Tale, a Play by William Shakespeare

In The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare, failure, particularly in regard to any major character’s shortcomings in fulfilling their obligations, is a consistent theme throughout the narrative, and which underpins every major plot event and its rippling effects among the characters. Camillo is perhaps the best example of what consecutive failures can do to someone … Read more

How Sun Love Moon

In a world full of heartless people who would have thought there could be one person who will love you for being you. Who is willing to do anything just to see the smile in your face. That’s what sun did for a moon. As I was gazing upon the sky I thought of a … Read more

Jon Krakauer’s View of the Role of the Badlands as Depicted in His Book, Into the Wild

Properties of the Wilderness The wilderness is composed of a variety of landscapes that are both captivating and treacherous in nature. Such environments inspired Chris McCandless to substitute his life of conformity for spontaneity, and to trek across the country unto his death. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer retraces McCandless’ obscure journey across North … Read more