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Guajilote Case Study

This 4 page paper examines the case study of the Guajilote co-operative, a co-operative with a licence to collect and sell fallen timber in the Honduras. The paper is in five sections; giving an impression of the co-operative as a business venture, conducting a SWOT analysis of the company, looking at any competitive advantage or strategy. Describing the value chain and considering strategic alternatives open to the co-operative.

Conflict Resolution and Peace - The Peace Research Approach

This 8 page paper discusses the concept of conflict resolution form the aspect of the peace research approach developed by Johan Galtung and discusses the statement that “International conflicts should be handled in a co-operative spirit by all countries, big, small, on an equal basis”. The bibliography cites 7 sources.


This 4-page paper discusses strategies for Starbucks Co. Bibliography lists 2 sources.


This 4-page paper provides a opportunities and threats analysis for J.M. Smucker Co. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Can Multi-National Enterprises Build Sustained Competitive Advantages On The Basis Of Co-Operative Structures And Strategies?

This 8 page paper looks at how multi-national corporations may use collaborations of co-operative strategies and the ways in which these might lead to competitive advantages. Different potential strategies are discussed and examples are used to assess if short and long term competitive advantages can be archived with these arrangements. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Buyer Supplier Relationships

This 8 page paper looks at the different types of relationship that can exist between buyers and suppliers considering co-operative and adversarial approaches with examples. There is then a discussion on the best approach and the way the relationships may be seen to develop in the future.

Cooperative /Collaborative Language Learning; PowerPoint Presentation

This 10 page paper is a presentation concerning the use of a collaborative/co-operative approach to language teaching. The presentation looks at the background to collaborative learning including the theory and principle and then considers teaching approaches applied to language lessons. A PowerPoint file is included with the paper. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

HRM Module Questions

This 16 page paper looks at a range of HRM issues faced by a student during their HRM course, looking issues such as motivation, job enrichment, the role of mentors, the ethical issues of salaries and promotions, discrimination and diversity, the way unison can be dealt with and the ability to develop a co-operative relationship.


This 4-page paper provides a competitive analysis about Scrubbing Bubbles, which is a cleaning product manufactured by SC Johnson Cos.

HRM Practices and Culture in South Africa

This 10 page paper considers how human resource management is developing in South Africa in order to meet the commercial need to compete in the global economy. The paper argues that the patterns followed have many similarities with the main accepted theories, but that the way the move from personnel administration towards HRM is taking place is very different. These differences reflect the social and cultural history and values of the country and see human relations school of though emerging under a co-operative collectivism model. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

Is South Africa Constructing A Unique Model Of Human Resource Management?

This 12 page paper considers how HRM practices are developing in South Africa. The paper argues that due to the different social conditions and cultural background the model which is emerging is unique, there are commonalities with HRM seen in other countries, the model relies on motivational theory and the human relations school of thought, but also encompasses a greater degree of co-operative collectivism. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

Team Zoo; Japanese Architects

This 10 page paper considers the formation, ideas and style that permeate though this Japanese co-operative of architect studios, all of which originated from students of the Waseda University. The paper gives a general background and then looks at the buildings, including a study of the Miyashiron community centre and the Nago City Hall the bibliography cites 4 sources.

Loneliness & Pride in “A Rose for Emily”

A 5 page paper providing a critical analysis of this short story by William Faulkner. Specific points covered are theme, foreshadowing, irony, setting, and moral effect. The paper suggests that Faulkner’s intent was to show the loneliness of the wealthy, whom are considered by the rest of society to “have it all”.

International Co-Operation;

This 4 page paper is in two parts. The first part of the paper considers whether international co-operation is every truly possible or if trust will not ever extend to anything more than trading issues. The second part of the paper considers the role of conflict and the resulting realisation that co-operation is more profitable than conflict. Throughout the paper the European Union is used as an example. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

The Pluses and Minuses of Cooperative Learning

This 12-page-paper presents a detailed overview of the concept of cooperative learning. It opens with a concise definition of what cooperative learning is all about and moves into the various theories about its use and effectiveness. Research studies are discussed as well as some of the negative things that can occur. Suggestions on how to make a cooperative learning situation successful are also included. Bibliography lists seven sources.

Cooperative Learning / Bilingual & Multiculture Programs

An 8 page paper that explores the use of cooperative learning in bilingual and multicultural program classrooms. The writer offers a brief background of cooperative learning, then cites research revealing the benefit of the process in enhancing self-esteem and increasing academic achievement. Interspersed is how cooperative learning becomes a natural conduit for success in the bilingual and multicultural program. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Cooperative Discipline

An 8 page paper. The two most common approaches to cooperative discipline are from Albert and Freiberg. The writer discusses each, including the basic principles, components and goals of each. Freiberg's model is called Consistency Management & Cooperative Discipline. As is shown in the essay the two approaches as far as cooperative discipline is concerned have a number of similarities. Research supporting Freiberg's model is also included. bibliography lists 6 sources.

The COS Movement Analyzed

This 12 page research paper examines the COS (Charity Organization Society) movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, which was particularly popular in Great Britain and America. Specifically discussed are the social Darwinism and laissez-faire attitude toward economics that created the need for "scientific charity," its Calvinist roots, its origin in Great Britain and America and subsequent impact on poverty, the efforts of such female reformers as Octavia Hill, and Josephine Shaw Lowell, and the settlement house movement popularized by Toynbee Hall in London and Jane Addams' Hull House in Chicago, and the COS legacy. Bibliography lists 14 sources.


This 3-page paper discusses the Fonterra Cooperative Ltd., a dairy producer, in New Zealand.

Emotional Politics

This 3 page paper discusses emotional politics, which refers "to those processes that individuals use to express their understanding and conceptualization of their status within society, as well as the status of others (Keltner, Oakley and Jenkins, 2014). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Thomas Paine's Common Sense

In a paper of three pages, the author writes about Common Sense. The author of this paper discusses how it relates to the American Revolution. There are four sources cited in this paper.

Why Gang Members Kill

In a paper of seven pages, the author writes about why gang members kill. The author of this paper talks about killing specific to gangs and why it happens. There are five sources cited in this paper.

Cooperative Learning, Reading, and the Third Grade

This 5 page report discusses the use of cooperative learning to teach reading in a third grade classroom. Schools and teachers have an obligation to assure that the children they advance have reading skills commensurate with their academic advancements. Encouraging children to read in school can be aided by a number of cooperative processes such as book discussions, reading awareness programs, use of non-print media and other reading-related activities. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Is Shakespeare's "Othello" Outdated?

A five page paper looking at this play by William Shakespeare in terms of two factors which cause modern readers some difficulties: feminism and religion. Specifically, Shakespeare's presentation of female submissiveness versus female autonomy, and traditional Christianity versus humanism, reflect a society which is much different than ours. Bibliography lists five sources.

Mother Lake, Matrilineal Kinship

This 4 page paper discusses the features of matrilineal society. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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