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The Influence of BIM on the Role of a Project Manager

This 13 page paper looks at the concept of Building Information Modelling (BIM) with the aim of assessing why and how it will impact on the role and tasks of a project manager. The concept of traditional role of a project manager is assessed, along with the influences which will emerge as a direct result of BIM implementation. The impact this may have on the project manager is then assessed. The bibliography cites 28 sources.

Team Building And Coaching

A 5 page paper that discusses team building to a greater extent and coaching to a lesser extent. The writer defines team building and discusses the reasons a company should consider a team building program Ð because everyone else is doing it is not a good reason. Companies should know the objectives for scheduling team building activities or they should not bother with it. Examples of what some companies do are provided. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Use of Soft System Modelling

This 5 page paper considers what Soft System Modelling (SSM) is, how it works and how it compares to Hard System Modelling. The paper follows how it may be used and defines the characteristics of this model, explaining why it may be so helpful in the management decision making process. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Investing Wisely for Retirement

6 pages in length. A discussion on how to build that retirement nest egg with existing funds in tax-preferred retirement accounts. Valuable information and an excellent study guide. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Does Nation Building Work?

This 24 page paper delves into the question of nation building and first looks at how George W. Bush sees things. Much of the paper addresses current concerns but a great deal of historical information is provided. The concept of nation building is discussed in depth and many examples are included. Specifics regarding Kosovo, Somalia and Haiti are a few examples of former U.S. nation building efforts. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

This 3 page paper explores the federal initiative in green building. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Clinical Information System :

A 15 page paper. Information technology has made a significant impact on the healthcare industry. The Clinical Information System (CIS) is one that has gained more popularity because it can do so much, including giving doctors and nurses information in real time. This essay explains CIS, identifies a hospital that uses it, discusses how it was adopted, and offers various types of information about implementation. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Upgrading Riordan Manufacturing's Working Information

A 3 page paper discussing upgrade needs in sales and marketing. Riordan Manufacturing has a wealth of information available to it, but it is not using that information to its best advantage. Providing the sales force with laptop computers networked to Riordan's primary system will provide a start on building current information, while the addition of appropriate database or forecasting software can make use of the information that already exists. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Analysis of a Team Building Website

This 3 page essay analyzes the effectiveness of a website published by the Free Management Library that is toted "AllAbout Team Building." The writer describes the site in detail, which indicates that this site is insightful, practical and aids readers in regards to accomplishing their team building goals. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Cragside; A Singular House of the Victorian Age

This 11 page paper considers the national Trust owned building of Cragside in Rothbury, Northumberland. This building was an innovative and unusual building, it was the first building to have the entire house lit by hydro-electric power, along with central heating, hot and cold running water, a Turkish bath, and even fire alarms. Built in 1870 – 1880 by Lord Armstrong the paper charts the development and impotence of this unusual building. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Green Design

This 23 page paper looks at green design for buildings focusing on the buildings in arid climates. The paper starts by defining green design and green architecture. The way green or sustainable building takes place in arid regions and trends seen in the middle east. Dubai is examined to assess some of the development taking place as well as looking at the regulations in the first Arab country to introduce mandatory green compliance requirements. The paper then looks at challenges faced in arid regions, with specific attention to Saudi Arabia and briefly disuses some of the technologies which are available for green building. The bibliography cites 23 sources.

Writing an Effective Essay

This 3 page essay summarizes the information provided by 4 scholarly sources. Then, the writer discusses the hypothetical influence that this information may have to the student's writing, and then analyzes the way in which the information was presented. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Providing Patients with Information on Caring for Skin

This 3 page paper provides information on an article on skin care and providing information for patients in need. This paper relates the views in an article, including the approach taken by the author to present information about care of chronic skin conditions. There are no additional sources cited.

Leland Stanford

A 6 page paper which presents a biography of Leland Stanford. The information provided illustrates his involvement in law, the building of railroads, and his political role. Stanford is well known for having established, building and funding, Stanford University in California. He is also known for his political involvement during the Civil War, taking his position in the Senate to provide support, from California, to the Union. Bibliography lists 4 sources.


This 7-page paper investigates the need for information assurance and information security in a healthcare organization's information system. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Transcontinental Railroad and Immigrants

In a paper of five pages, the author writes about building the transcontinental railroad. The author of this paper explains how immigrants workers helped build the railroad. There are six sources cited in this paper.

Testwell Laboratories Fraud In New York

A 3 page paper. An investigation of the strength of concrete in certain buildings in New York revealed the testing company had falsified records for many building, including Freedom Tower. This paper discusses what happened, identifies the fraud, waste, abuse, and corruption involved. The paper also makes recommendations to prevent this type of fraud again. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Auditorium Building in Chicago

In a paper of six pages, the author writes about architecture and the Chicago Auditorium Building. The author of this paper writes about form, function, and structure in relation to the auditorium building. There are four sources cited in this paper.


This 5-page paper discusses U.S. citizens, privacy and information. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Data And Information Governance

A 3 page paper. Information and data are important to all enterprises. They help the company grow and improve while they drive the enterprise forward. This essay defines each concept: information governance and data governance. It discusses why they are applied in enterprises and provides an example of a health organization. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Westminster Abbey’s Poet’s Corner

A 6.5 page paper (6 pp. + .5 pg. outline) which provides information on when it was built, background information on the poets and writers who are buried there and how some were memorialized there years after they died. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Robots in Construction

A 6 page overview of the use of robots in the construction industry. Concentrates on the construction of mid level to high rise buildings and provides specific information on a variety of robot technology used in this industry. Includes, in part, information on “smart cubes”, stationary welders, climbers, and robotic cranes. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A Skateboarding Park in Coral Springs, Florida

A 7 page paper which presents an argument in favor of building a skateboarding park in Coral Springs, Florida. The argument presents information regarding skateboarders and the difficulty of finding places to legally skate, information pertaining to supporting the youth of any given area, the benefits to the community in terms of potential crime prevention, issues concerning the benefits to business, and also information regarding parks available in Coral Springs. Coral Springs appears to be the perfect place for the building of a skateboarding park, due to its population of youth, and its involvement in such sports as BMX biking and other youth related sports. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Side Effects, Patient Information and Recommended Procedures for Commonly Prescribed Medications

This 42 page paper provides a list of medications, by category, along with a section for each for Significant Side Effects/Adverse Reactions, Patient Information and Recommended Procedures for monitoring the drug. Side Effects include the most serious adverse reactions listed in the literature. Patient information includes relevant information that may include things such as how alcohol impacts the patient while using the drug, or whether or not it is safe for pregnant or nursing women. Finally, recommended procedures provide information on how a doctor might follow up and what specific tests, if any, are recommended. Drugs are alphabetized under each classification. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Can We Ever Hope To Measure Software Quality?

This 19 page paper considers is the quality of software can ever be measures. The paper starts by trying to define what is meant by quality and then looking at ways the needs that quality software will meet can be defined. The paper then looks at systems of developing software that can be used with the measurements that have made to assess if they can be used ion conjunction with each other. Theories included in the paper encompass soft systems modelling, hard systems modelling, actor network theory, requirements engineering and agile engineering. The bibliography cites 29 sources.

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