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  • Accounting Differences - 1,245 words
    Accounting Differences General Comments about the Insurance Industry Insurance Companies generate revenues by selling insurance policies. These policies provide a known amount of revenue for an unknown amount of losses offsetting that revenue. This can make the matching principle difficult. Some of the potential losses can come years after the insurance policy was written and the premiums received. The liabilities for these future losses are estimated by actuaries and are subject to a certain amount of interpretation by management. The accounting for the premium revenues is reflected in written vs. earned premium. Various statutory requirements are based on written premium, which is the amou ...
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  • Frank Lloyd Wright - 1,491 words
    Frank Lloyd Wright The way you live is being directly influenced by Frank Lloyd Wrights innovations in residential architecture. Mr. Wrights organic architecture was a radical departure form the traditional architecture of his day, which was dominated by European styles that dated back hundreds of years or even millennia. He contributed the Prairie and Usonian houses to the familiar of American residential design, and elements of his designs can be found in a large proportion of homes today. While most of his designs were single-family, his collections include houses of worship, skyscrapers, resorts, museums, government offices, gas stations, bridges, and other masterpieces showing the diver ...
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  • Frank Lloyd Wright - 1,500 words
    ... ever-present factor in his work. Frank Lloyd Wright had a response to the modern city, which maintained that the city and the countryside were to be made into one Broadacre City. This model of Wrights became his lasting achievement and was produced by a vision that sought for a decentralized, agrarian, democratic place. Frank Lloyd Wrights utopian model came about in response to the social and economic misfortunes of the Great Depression. As Fishman points out, the 1929 stock market crash strengthened Wrights belief that the nation needed a change in its physical and economic organization (122). The change that Wright suggested was to be brought through a model that decentralized the ph ...
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  • Grateful Dead And Phish - 706 words
    Grateful Dead And Phish The Grateful Dead and Phish are two very talented bands, who in their time, created big names for themselves. Many people make wrongful association with these two groups of musicians. It is said that Phish is trying to be the Dead of this generation. This statement is very untrue. Phish is not a Grateful Dead take-off. Phish and the Dead have much more differences than similarities. There are of course a few similarities between these two bands. If there were none, nobody would compare them so much. Phish and the Grateful Dead are both considered jam bands. This comes from their live shows, in which they take their songs and stretch them into long improvisational jams ...
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  • Mark Cuban - 1,558 words
    Mark Cuban I. Situation Analysis 1. Background The Faith Mountain Company has experienced a great deal of success since opening in 1977. What Cheri and Martin Woodard began as a local store that sold herbs, related products, and antiques has slowly evolved into a major mail-order catalog company and retail store that develops, manufactures, and markets high-quality gifts, apparel, and home accessories. In 1991, Faith Mountain was still a relatively small company with less than 50 employees. However, sales have been steadily increasing for Faith Mountain, as they went from about $1.2 million in sales in 1987 to just over $5 million in 1991. In 1991 The Faith Mountain Company set for itself th ...
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  • Phish - 1,252 words
    Phish Phish Friends since high school, the members of Phish have rocked the world and its millions of fans since 1991. Many who are not familiar with Phishs music may hear the songs and consider them similar to the Greatful Dead, after all, they do have many things in common. After reading this paper, hopefully the reader will figure out for themselves the distinction, and experience a new insight into world of music featuring Phish. Trey Anatasio, the lead singer of Phish, had been writing music since high school. A native of New Jersey, Trey failed elementary music class not because he was a bad musician, but because he had poor behavior. That did not hold him back though. Trey completed h ...
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  • Redefining Fatherhood - 980 words
    "Redefining Fatherhood" The Ted Fishman essay "Redefining Fatherhood" deals with the limited rights possessed by the unwed father. The mother has the right to receive an abortion without any regards as to the father's feelings on the procedure. The mother also has the right to leave the father's name off of the birth certificate. If the child is put up for adoption , the unwed father only has thirty days to challenge it. These limited rights can sometimes leave an unknowing father's child in the custody of absolute strangers . Should a father have the right to stop the mother from receiving an abortion ? No, the difficult decision of aborting the fetus must be left to the discretion of the w ...
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  • Teenagers And Marijuana - 1,173 words
    ... e. Cannabinoids, the chemicals in marijuana that make you high, are psychoactive because they only stimulate certain brain receptors. Other think differently because this test has only been performed on four monkeys. Research by Dr. Robert Health claim that money brains cannot be compared to human brains because the brain work slightly different and is considerably smaller. A different experiment performed by the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) exposed 64 rhesus monkeys to weekly doses of marijuana smoke for an entire year. The results showed that it did not effect the structure of the brain at all and later back up their results when test were performed on humans. Sele ...
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  • The Decade Of Realizations: Amercian Youth During The Last Century - 1,498 words
    The Decade Of Realizations: Amercian Youth During The Last Century Of all the 1980s films, that can be described as Eighties Teen Movies (Thorburn, 1998) or High School Movies (Messner, 1998), those written and (with the exception of Pretty In Pink (1986) and Some Kind of Wonderful(1987)) directed by John Hughes were often seen to define the genre, even leading to the tag John Hughes rites de passage movies as a genre definition used in 1990s popular culture (such as in Waynes World 2 (1994 dir. Stephen Surjik)). This term refers to the half dozen films made between 1984 and 1987; chronologically, Sixteen Candles (1984), The Breakfast Club (1985), Weird Science (1985), Ferris Bueller's Day O ...
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  • The Decade Of Realizations: Amercian Youth During The Last Century - 1,469 words
    ... of the time. Samantha has a crush on popular and successful sportsman, Jake (Michael Schoeffling). Jake is dating Caroline (Haviland Morris), a girl Samantha considers to be perfect but Jake wants more than a superficially beautiful girlfriend (I want a serious girlfriend, somebody I can love thats gonna love me back) and so chooses to pursue Samantha, despite, the fact he has never spoke to her before. Eventually, they become a couple, the narrative is complete, and everyone is happy. The film series has further similarities to teenage magazines of the time, for example, McRobbie describes four categories of Jackie boys which can be applied to the films: First, there is the fun-loving, ...
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  • The Effect Of Innovative Benefits And Services On Employee Retention - 1,863 words
    The Effect Of Innovative Benefits And Services On Employee Retention WEBSTER UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL THE EFFECT OF INNOVATIVE BENEFITS AND SERVICES ON EMPLOYEE RETENTION AT SAS INSTITUTE, INC. by A paper presented to the Graduate School of Webster University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts July 26, 2000 Pope Airforce Base, NC Abstract Employee benefits programs are crucial to the recruitment and retention of employees in any industry. Effective programs enable employees to better cope with the demands of home and the workplace. These same policies can also contribute to lower employee turnover rates, retention of qualified employees, and motivat ...
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  • The Effect Of Innovative Benefits And Services On Employee Retention - 1,877 words
    ... yees and their dependants at no cost. To make it even easier to stay fit, SAS offers a free laundering service of gym clothes (Anthes, 1997). At the gym employees may purchase a low-fat snack or lunch at the food bar (Williams, 1999). Unlike most such firms (Albertson, 2000), Two subsidized on-site cafeterias make it easy to have a good meal at SAS, where the average cost is $3.44 (Williams, 1999). The food service facilities just make enough to keep them open. The cafeterias also provide live piano music for diners (Anthes, 1997). Employees can check the days menu on their office computer (Williams, 1999). Because SAS has many international employees, the cafeterias offer theme days, wh ...
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  • The Ozone - 1,107 words
    The Ozone The Ozone Ozone derives from the greek word ozein which means to smell. It was first discovered in 1839 by Christian Friedrick Schonbein who noticed it because of its distinctive acrid smell. He discovered this at the University of Basel in Switzerland. Ozone is merely oxygen, but not the type we breath. Ozone, O3 has three compounds while oxygen has only two. Ozone is reac- tive, meaning it does not stay still, and wants to go back to its original state, with two compounds, O2. This is why ozone isharmful. Ozone always wants to let go of its third compound, and if this compound reacts with other substances, it could be damaging, especially to humans. When discussing with the ozone ...
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  • Thesis : The United States Didnt Want To Get Involved In The Spanishamerican War, But Was Dragged - 1,455 words
    THESIS : " The United States didnt want to get involved in the Spanish-American War, but was dragged into it due to yellow journalism, they wanted to control the seas, and wanted complete control over Cuba." The Spanish-American War - "The Splendid Little War" Pia DeAngelis Mr. Fishman Period 7 For 113 days during the summer of 1898, the United States was at war with Spain. Neither the president of the United States, nor his cabinet, nor the the queen of Spain, nor her ministers wanted the war wanted the war. It happened eventhough they made their best efforts to prevent it. It happened because of ambition, miscalculation, and stupidity; and it happened because of kindness, wit, and resource ...
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