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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

IA AND IS IN A HEALTHCARE INFORMATION SYSTM

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

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.

U.S. CITIZENS AND PRIVACY INFORMATION

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

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.

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.

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.

Adoption and the Right to Know

This 12 page paper delineates the importance of an adopted individual having access to information about their biological parents. The paper includes a Roman Numeral outline and argues the thesis that this information is necessary from a medical and sociological perspective. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Information Ethics

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of information systems. Ethics of information systems is emphasized. Bibliography lists 3 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.

Knowledge Management and Information Systems

This 32 page paper is written in five parts. The first part looks at what is meant by knowledge management, how this correlates with organization learning and the role of information technology. The second part of the paper considers how information technology and intelligence software can help a business and what choices may be available. The third part of the paper considers arguments for free anti-vires software and why a company should sponsor free software for commercial, moral and social reasons. The forth part of the paper looks at how and why implementation of systems, such as ERP, may succeed or fail. The last paper of the paper considers the role of systems development lifecycle and the use of unified modelling language (UML). The bibliography cites 28 sources.

California Farm Country

This 5 page paper looks at the evolution of farming in California, particularly since the turn of the twentieth century. Contemporary information is included regarding the problems of migrant workers. Biographical information on migrant farm worker and activist Cesar Chavez is provided. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

C. Gordon Bell

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the basic biographical information about C. Gordon Bell, including what makes him important in his field, his contributions to the computer industry, and information about the companies for whom he has worked. This paper outlines his current position and status. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Developing a Marketing Plan for an Online Jewelry Business

A 5 page paper which discusses developing a marketing plan for an online store, specifically a jewelry store. Various information is provided which illustrates some of the things to look for, where to start, success stories and other bits of information. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Boston/Logan International Airport/Massport

This 10 page paper provides a technical evaluation of Boston's Logan International Airport's plan to build a new runway. This paper considers the impact of expanded Runway (14/32) and the arguments both for and against building a new runway. This paper provides a technical report to be utilized by management to allow them to make an informed decision about whether the runway should be built. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Team Communication / Team Building

Team Communication / Team Building : This 8 page paper discusses team building and the concepts underlying the importance of team building. Several management theorists, such as McGregor, Deming, Peters and Waterman are included in the discussion. Communication is stressed as a foundation skill for teams and a brief introduction to communication is provided. A hypothetical company is used as an example. Bibliography lists 10 sources. PGtmbld.wps

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