Research Database

Procurement Issues

This 10 page paper responds to four questions. The first discuses economies of scale and centralized procurement procedures. The second discusses change and the procurement process, emphasizing overcoming resistance. The next discusses how information technology affects supply management. The last section comments on a person moving from a job in local authority procurement to FMCG procurement. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Community College Prospectus

A 12 page paper, which is a dissertation prospectus. The topic is sustainability. The paper includes an introduction, problem statement significance of the study, problem statement, research questions, literature review, and method. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Mining Dissertation Literature Reviews

A 3 page paper. Mining is the act of reviewing a literature review and noting authors and topics they write about. This has been accomplished with the following two dissertations. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Theoretical Framework

A 5 page paper that begins with a specific dissertation’s research question and problem statement. The essay discusses the theoretical framework for a research study and applies it to this particular dissertation. The essay also includes a syllogism and comments on a dissertation rubric. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

City Council Adopts E-Procurement Project

A 15 page paper. This paper explains how one city council approached a change program to adopt e-procurement and the actions they took to assure success. The paper includes a number of topics such as the driving forces for change, the council’s goalss, an analysis of the council’s planning process, the change implementation model using Kotter as an example, the tools used to structure and sequence the project, what the council did to reduce resistance, how they monitored progress, the actual outcomes of the e-procurement adoption, and an assessment of the process. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Communications at Global Corp.

A 5 page paper discussing the performance and communications skills of Doug Lee, a procurement manager who has been promoted to fill the new position of vice president of procurement. Global has ten plants scattered throughout the world, each lacking any cohesive sense of membership with the others. Lee's first act in his new position was to commit a communications faux pas demonstrating his lack of leadership ability. The paper discusses communications alternatives available to him that he chose to ignore. No sources.

Strategic Procurement in the Construction Industry

This 20 page paper considers a simulated scenario presented by the student; the construction of a new hospital either as a new build on a derelict site, or as a refurbishment an existing facility. The paper focuses on the issues of strategic procurement to add value to the construction project looking at issues such as partnering, the use of adversarial negotiations or contracts, supply chain management and a five stage procurement process. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

Supply Chain and Strategic Procurement

A 10 page overview of the emergence of strategic procurement and supply chain management in their ability to enhance the organization's competitive advantage. The paper uses Dell Computer as its example of the integration of electronic operation, strategic procurement, supply chain management and JIT manufacturing. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

Four Dissertation Topics For International Finance And Accounting

8 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses NAFTA, Thai baht collapse, Canadian bank merger and reinsurance as potential topics for dissertation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Effect of Rousseaeau's Sexual Equality in our society.

A 21 paper on Topic: The Effect of Rousseaeau's Sexual Equality in our society. This includes a A DISSERTATION ON THE ORIGIN AND FOUNDATION OF THE INEQUALITY OF MANKIND.

Benefits Of Attending Professional Conventions

A 4 page paper that discusses the benefits of attending a professional psychological convention or conference. The ABCT (Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies) is used as an example. The paper concludes with comments regarding a dissertation topic, training parents of autistic children in ABA. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Pros and Cons of Vegetarian Diets

This 3 page research paper reports on 3 scholarly articles that pertain to the topic of pros and cons in regards to vegetarian diets. The writer discusses each article and its relevance to this topic. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Forecasting at Sheaffer

A Dissertation Proposal This 5 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation where there is an hypothesis that Sheaffer would have had lower costs and better customer services had the forecasting methods been better with higher quality input information. The writer outlines how this may be investigated, with the aims and methods outlined and a brief literature review conducted. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Dissertation Introduction

A 3 page introduction to a student-provided dissertation examining social and financial conditions in the Baltic region of Europe as the countries of the region stand poised for market-based growth and accession to the European Union. The dissertation focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and how it operates; the conclusion cautions against viewing the IMF as a financial savior. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Dissertation Conclusion

An 8 page conclusion to a student-provided dissertation examining social and financial conditions in the Baltic region of Europe as the countries of the region stand poised for market-based growth and accession to the European Union. The dissertation focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and how it operates; the conclusion cautions against viewing the IMF as a financial savior. No sources listed.

Reward Management; A Dissertation Proposal

This 22 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation looking at reward management and how this should be undertaken. Included in the proposal are a literary search on motivation theory and the role of profit related pay as well as an outline for further research to complete a dissertation and a discussion on how it will be analysed. The bibliography cites 24 sources.

MACROECONOMICS QUESTIONS

This 5-page paper discusses various macroeconomic topics. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Self-Efficacy/Childhood Obesity

A 4 page research paper that explores two topics. The first topic addressed is self-efficacy and its influence on human behavior. The second topic is the advantages of taking a social marketing approach to the problem of childhood obesity. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

UNION MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION

This 7-page paper discusses labor union management and organization topics. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Health Topics Annotated Bibliography

This 14 page paper provides an overview of research articles on 28 health topics. There is a single annotation for each topic. The bibliography has 28 entries.

Corn in the Diet, Melting Glaciers

This 3 page essay addresses two topics. The first, which 1 page in length, pertains to "Corn's Conquest" by Michael Pollan and describes the omnipresence of corn in the American diet. The second topic, 2 pages in length, discusses Greta Ehrlich's "Chronicles of Ice" and describes the global crisis associated with melting glaciers. No other sources are cited.

School Bullying

This 9 page research paper is a slightly longer version of khbullying.doc, which focuses exclusively on the topic of school bullying. This paper also briefly addresses the topic of bullying in the workplace. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Issues in Education

This 6 page research paper addresses 5 topics that pertain to educational issues associated with psychology. Topics include nature vs. nurture, whether to inform patients when they carry the gene for a disease, school cultures and its impact on adolescence, Freud's legacy and application of Skinner's approach to psychology within correctional institutions. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Heart Assessment

This 5 page research paper addresses 7 topics pertaining to heart and peripheral vascular system assessment. Topics covered include differences in chest pain, points to remember when inspecting upper and lower extremities, heart and lung sounds, palpation for amplitude, significance of low amplitude, SOAP evaluation in regards to a case study and laboratory results regarding this case. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Impact Schizophrenia On Family

This 3 page paper discusses four issues. The first is a discussion of the impact of a diagnosis of schizophrenia on the family. The writer comments on whether growing older is synonymous with mental decline, The next topic is childhood depression with data and symptoms and the last topic is the stigma that is still attached to mental illness. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

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Chapter Three:  Methodology

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Bibliography

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