Structural and style elements

Structural and style elements give each literary text its own individual “feel.” A skillful author will choose which structures to use and which to leave out of a particular text and will develop a style at is suitable for the text. As you read each of the following selections, keep in mind that its structural … Read more

The Chimney Sweepers

The Chimney Sweepers were poor men who cleaned chimneys for a living. They cleaned soot and ash in chimneys using wide brushes or smaller ones due to the change in building the chimneys. The chimney sweepers were found mostly in England around the Victorian Era in 1837-1901. Also the chimney sweepers were also featured in … Read more

Results of using non-standard English in a workplace

Communication may be perceived as a many-sided phenomenon that denotes dissimilar ideas to different individuals. Accordingly, using non-standard English in the workplace may defeat the primary objective of the organization because workers may misinterpret different concepts, and, as a result, create communication barriers (Odine 1616). This development is common in the case in enterprises where … Read more

Survivor Syndrome In The Workplace

With over 39,000 American mass layoff events during the Great Recession, December 2007-June 2009, corporate downsizing seems like an integral practice of modern organizational life (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Downsizing refers to the deliberate reduction of workforce size to improve organizational performance (Nair, 2008). Companies turn to downsizing, or layoffs, in hopes to reduce labor … Read more

What does a scriptwriter do?

Scriptwriters work with script editors to make the script the best it could possibly be. They iron out all the kinks to create an effective and compelling story. Script editors also help the scriptwriter meet all production company’s requirements. Most scriptwriters are freelance and pitch to production companies, others use agents that help them find … Read more

Why Employee Feedback is Important

Employee feedback is important because it because it can directly affect efficiency and production among any business or corporation. Feedback allows an employee to correct mistakes, learn of his or her strengths and weaknesses, and receive positive and uplifting feedback. The combination of all three of these things can all offer benefits to the company. … Read more

The Henry Classification system for fingerprint identification

The earliest form of Biometrics looked on the act back in the 1800’s. Alphonse Bertillon, a Parisian anthropologist and police department desk worker, established a method for recognizing criminals that became known as Bertillonage. Bertillonage was a form of anthropometry, a organization by which dimensions of the body are taken for classification and evaluation purposes. … Read more

Chefdom: Life of a Chef

Being a chef today is very different than it was even just a decade ago. Chefs used to be invisible workhorses hiding behind a stove, churning out glorious dish without much recognition from their diners. Today that whole dynamics has changed. Chefs are the reason to go to a restaurant. They are regarded as rock … Read more

Stylistic Devices In The Balloon of the Mind

The Fleeting Mind A poet’s struggle to write is one of the last places one would think to draw inspiration; yet, in W.B. Yeats’ poem “The Balloon of the Mind,” the narrator does just that. The four-lined poem, using personification, analogy, and an overarching metaphysical conceit, manages to expose the hard work and dedication required … Read more

Planning Work Activities: Case Application Of The Profit TV Series And Mr. Cory’s Cookies

Introduction Mr Cory’s cookies is a start-up bakery founded by 13-year-old entrepreneur Cory Nieves and his single mother mom Lisa Howard in 2009. At age 6, Cory started his small business as a way to raise money to buy his mom a car after growing tired of riding public transportation. He started selling hot chocolate … Read more

Reflection Experience

Reflective writing is a useful approach for nurses to learn from experience.In nursing, self reflection is essential to acknowledge own strength and limitation and to initiate necessary changes in future to improve the situation and for professional development (Ushe,Foster& Stewart,2012). I have selected Gibb’s reflective cycle to reflect the incident as it helps to express … Read more

Workplace Harassments in Canada

“The workplace scandals in Canada” is a report which explains the harassments faced by employees in their workplace in Canadian economy. This report not only explains about only harassments but also provides some solution to overcome them. There are some laws which provide protection from this kind of harassments are also explained. The report also … Read more

Job Satisfaction and Organisational Commitment

Although job satisfaction and organisational commitment are similar as attitudinal or affective constructs, several differences have been observed between the two constructs. Job satisfaction refers to the extent to which individuals “like” or are “happy” with their work, while commitment refers to the extent of “attachment” or “loyalty” to the organization (Mottaz, 1987). Also, Organizational … Read more

Organizational Citizenship Behavior

In an organization, certain behaviors are anticipated from an employee that is dependent on the organization’s rules and regulations. However, employees tend to do things that are beyond their responsibilities and exhibit these behaviors out of their own desire. This is what we call Organizational Citizenship Behavior. This behavior includes acts like helping others, adding … Read more

High Performance Organization (HPO) Framework

High Performance Organization (HPO) Framework The High Performance Organization (HPO) Framework is a conceptual, scientifically validated structure that managers can use for deciding what to focus on in order to improve organizational performance and make it sustainable. The HPO Framework is not a set of instructions or a recipe that can be followed blindly. Rather … Read more

My first day of work

Names are forgotten, faces become blur, memories fade away. Time does that, I thought with time her memory would fade away, but it did not! The days that followed were busy and my mind occupied, but I couldn’t help it when every now and then I would stop everything I was doing and think about … Read more

Human Resource Management: Pros & Cons Of Diversity In Workplace

Human Resource Management is a process that helps to manage the human talent to accomplish the objective of an organization. People play a crucial role in an organization. They provide inspiration,vision, motivation that help an organization to alive. People provide the skills and competencies that are necessary to achieve an organization goal. Moreover, they offer … Read more

OLD FIRM: clubs rivalry

The old firm is the collective name for the Scottish clubs rivalry. Celtic and rangers are both based in Glasgow, the origin of the term is unclear but may derive from the two clubs initial match which the commentators referred to the teams as like ‘to old firm friends’. The rivalry between the two clubs … Read more

Stakeholder impact analysis

Stakeholders are those who are directly or indirectly related to the business and also business can influence their life positively or negatively. Businesses success or failure can be result of their prosperity as well. For a construction industry, the number and variety of stakeholder is vast. Here the stakeholders of construction industry are separated into … Read more

Review of the Pros and Cons of the Negotiation Process between Employer and Employees

Introduction In light of several highly publicized strikes in the past few years in Dubai and specifically in the construction industry, the Gulf Cooperative Council member nations, including the UAE, are discussing the possible formation of trade unions. The most important purpose of trade unions is to be able to reach collective agreements between workers … Read more

Direct, structural and cultural violence

The discussion of direct violence, structural violence and cultural violence in this chapter is relatively straightforward, focusing on the direct violence of the killings, the structural violence of the Nazi occupation and the restrictions placed on the farmer and the cultural violence in Landa’s descriptions of Jews as “vermin” (linking them to the Bubonic Plague), … Read more

A Culture Of Compliance

What makes a good compliance culture can be deconstructed into multiple components yet it is instantly recognizable. It is strong and functional yet in no way hinders the development of profitable new business and can adapt to market, technological or regulatory change. A good compliance culture is represented across all levels of the organization ensuring … Read more

Workplace Spirituality In India

Nobody ever thought that Spirituality could get related to management. The two fields which were entirely different from each other today are seeking lot of recognition and it seems as if they are gelling pretty well with each other. One of a new dimension in management studies and research approaches is Workplace Spirituality which is … Read more

Sweatshops: a Positive Side

Sweatshops is a working environment, in which people living under poverty get opportunity to earn some money for their survival. Many organizations are dependent on the sweatshops to make profit. It is true that factories get benefits from worker by providing them less salary. On the other hand, the people who are uneducated with no … Read more

The importance of teamwork

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” The above proverb by Henry Ford can very well highlight the importance of working together in teams. The ability to work in teams is one of the most vital soft skills that often taught in universities to be applied in the business … Read more

Workplace ethics and whistleblowing: Lying about the conduct of a co-worker

Ethics are the ethical rules that drive a person’s conduct. Individuals have individual ethics in numerous parts of their lives. Working environment ethics are, by definition, the ethical rules that guide a man’s activities in the work environment. Moral models can differ from industry to industry, and from position to position inside an industry. They … Read more

The Importance Of IT Governance Planning

IT Governance helps the organization to keep transparency. In current world, IT plays a prominent role which helps to increase governance practices. IT governance will have leadership structure which helps organization to function in a hasty manner. As it is part of enterprise governance, and with enterprise governance we need to know the organization goals. … Read more

Critical Reflection On Providing Supervision And Mentoring Support To Others Within The Work Place Through Teaching, Learning And Assessment

The purpose of this essay is to critically reflect on providing supervision and mentoring support to others within the work place through teaching, learning and assessment. Evidence will be drawn from knowledge and understanding of theories and principles in practice of supervising and mentoring people within the work place, and how it fits into the … Read more

Building Teamwork in Workplace

As Unilever is a team they have a mission and a vision, they have ambitious plans to grow their business while reducing their overall environmental footprint and increasing their positive social impact, and only through partnering with you, their suppliers will be sustainable and profitable growth to be achievable. Unilever has a team agenda selling … Read more

Managerial issues of a networked organization

Today’s Organizations all over the world, are making use of information systems, forming a network virtually for carrying out and managing their day to day operations, interacting with their customers and suppliers to give an organization an upper hand in competitive markets. These Information systems collaborate with organizations in integrating the data, Storing and processing … Read more

Employee Retention Strategies In Jetblue Airline

Abstract This paper empirically explores the elements that influence employee retention in the JetBlue America; the components that will be researched are benefits, service, quality characteristic, recognizable wellbeing, consumer loyalty, reward program, relationship responsibility and client reliability. The outcomes recommend that there is a positive connection between client retention and the related variables, although not … Read more

An Evaluation of the McDonald V. Santa Fe Trail Transportation Case in Respect to Staff Treatment at Work

Employee treatment at workplace has been a huge issue over the years with significant focus on the need to develop a crucial understanding on how employers are expected to engage their employees. Unexplained dismissals have been a source of concern to employees who are unable to concentrate on their overall performance within an organizational environment. … Read more

An Empirical Research of Corporate Ethics in Business’ Performance and Profitability

Below are views of the world’s famous CEOs about ethics in business in an interview conducted by Robert Reiss of Forbes: Dan Amos, Chairman and CEO, Aflac, 11 time recipient of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies award and the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. Timothy Erblich, CEO, Ethisphere Institute, … Read more

Unemployment Problem, Its Cascading Effect And Solutions To Tackle The Issue From Different Angles

Introduction Unemployment is a critical social and economic problem in both developed and developing countries. Recent survey shows that Arab youth consider unemployment as a serious problem and a big social concern. This report discusses and defines the unemployment problem, its cascading effect and suggests solutions to tackle the issue from different angles. Definition of … Read more

Personal Ideal Workplace

Growing up in Japan, I had the immense privilege of experiencing a culture very much centered on high levels of respect, honor, and hard work. Being surrounded by these cultural attitudes has allowed me to develop a somewhat different approach to the professional arena. While working at my mother’s clinic in Japan I developed an … Read more