Medieval Chivalry and Knighthood

During medieval times knighthood was a class culture, cherished and jealousy guarded by the knightly caste. Knight had the honor of defending the king as well as their country. On the bloody fields of battle a code of chivalry evolved that tempered anger and fury with mercy. It created ways of turning the grim business…

The Millennium Bug

If you havent heard of the year 2000 problem (also known as Y2K or the millennium bug), you soon will. To save space, many computer programs and chips use two digits to designate the year. On 1 January 2000, the year date will be “00”, causing some computers to set dates back to 1900, and…

The Gaia Hypothesis

The Gaia Hypothesis is a hypothesis that was developed by James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis in the late 1970’s. James Lovelock is a British scientist, an atmospheric chemist, and also an inventor with an education in human physiology. Lynn Margulis was a microbiologist during the 1970’s at Boston University. She also originated the theory of…

Nations Formed Through the Combination

Because most of these intrastate conflicts involve identity issues they become intractable quickly. Identity is central to all human beings. It is part of everyones self-esteem and affects how one interprets the world. This is why in ethnic conflicts the violence intensifies so quickly and strongly. Everyone involved is concerned with his or her personal…

Strategic Plan Implementation of the

(“Addressing Regulatory Compliance in Health Care,” 2006) Any required organizational change management strategies that would enhance successful implementation To advance the implementation of this strategy, two different management principals must be embraced to include: the process orientated and people centered approaches. The process orientated approach is when you are examining an organizations procedures for: delivering…

Tsunami in the United States

When the tsunami disaster occurred, the whole world felt the devastation. People from all over the world offered their support and sent money to help victims. Their helping hands were appreciated by thousands and blessed the hearts of families. Instead of saying that different parts of the world should deal with their own problems, everyone…

Leadership in the Survey on

This does not surprise me. In most instances, I work towards clarification of objectives, for example, although this is largely to ensure that there are no problems with my assessment. In general, however, I am willing to engage in a consistent flow of feedback with bosses, something that allows all parties concerned to have input.…

U.S. Space Shuttle Disaster Analysis

The report identifies NASA as “working with an unrealistic set of flights” (Cases Study. N.D.); timelines “which were retained and increased pressure to meet schedules by senior NASA managers” (Case Study. N.D.). The Challenger disaster was marked by the reality that “NASA had found evidence that O-rings had allowed hot exhaust to burn through a…

Communication in the Case of

The one that was the most successful would receive more focus. This means that the strategy will concentrate on what area will most effectively increase sales. Therefore, it will involve the elements of: advertising and public relations activities. When you step back and analyze this part of the strategy, it is clear that it will…