Regulatory bodies are best placed to secure environmental protection Discuss

The compliance assurance features of better regulation include initiating time limits for regulatory decision making, minimising the onus of paperwork by substituting to self-reporting and enhanced overseeing of compliance monitoring activities so that business assigns minimum resources and time to inspection by government authorities. The UK government so as to overhaul its industrial pollution control system has introduced a new …

Educational Gap Reason

My parents always wanted to provide me with the best education and never set limitations on my desires. They wanted me to complete my higher studies from a good institution. I, as a child always wanted to study business, that too from a renowned institute in the United State of America. However, for an Indian middle-class family like mine, it …

Vintage and Second Hand

Apart from the utilitarian function of clothes as protection from weather factors, keeping us warm or cool or safe, clothes play an important role in identification of self-esteem and serves as a sign of respectability. Fashion at the modern stage serves as a means of differentiation or in other words as a way of “putting on” a certain role which …

Lifestyle Experience

Thesis statement: Westin hotels and resorts managed to attain high market share and margins through lifestyle experience branding strategy and new service culture.According to Kapoor, Paul Halder (2011), the brand positioning strategy combined both tangible and non-tangible aspects of the service since the hotel managed to purchase the ‘heavenly bed’ that would afford the guests a comfortable sleep. The bed …

The Luxury Market and the Factors That Propelled This Retail Segment to a Whole New Level of Indulgence

Many questions have arisen regarding the underlying dimensions of luxury consumption. yet today, following the last economical crisis, new spending habits have evolved and redefined this product and lifestyle segment.This section provides an introductory view on the luxury market, its appeal and various perceptions and as well as underlines the notion of exclusivity. The motivation of pleasure is today the …

Disparity and Destruction as Two Major Themes in Various Works of Modern Writers Such as D H Lawrence and Graham Greene

The Destructor as the title suggests illustrates a tale of the after affects of World War Two and the manner in which the bombing, bloodshed and destruction have made an everlasting mind of the young generation. While on the other hand, Lawrence deals with a story of a young boy who is ensnared in the marathon of greed because according …

Comparative Analysis Of Urban Design

Generally, the art of urban design is meant to make connections between people and places, as well as movement and urban form, its nature, and the built fabric. The process brings together several strands of place-making, environmental stewardship, social equity, and economic viability into the creation of places with distinct beauty and identity. The urban design creates a vision for …

Language and Culture A Thorough Analysis

Language could be a set of meanings for particular things and conditions present in a culture and society.Arbitrary or not, is language really important? The very thing that must be understood is that language is indeed important and it is arbitrary. There are three conditions why it is important and arbitrary. First is that language gives an individual to express …

To What Extent Can the Thought of Past and Present Diplomatic Practitioners Help to Inform Contemporary Diplomatic Challenges

No matter in how many ways this term is defined, they are based upon some common assumptions which are-A difference between foreign policy and diplomacy is implied, which are often used in place of each other, as it provides with the outlines whiten which the international work.It is technically considered to be merely a practical art, but the most important …

The Architectural Peculiarity of Australia

Thereupon, it is highly important to come up with a set of actions, protocols, and other activities aimed at protecting indigenous interests, first of all. Also, the description of the profession (architecture) is well applied to the code of principles and rules in an attempt to protect the rights and interests of indigenous people.To be precise, architecture is a form …

Constant Patient Care

Doctors and nurses are the eyes and ears of the health-care system.Medicine has been referred to as an art based on science. The art of medicine has been based on a strong foundation of practice. It has evolved through centuries based on human values and intuition. Medicine allays the fears and anxieties of the patients and attempts to console them …

Breach of Constitutional Convention and Its Consequences

These conventions have been explained as “rules of constitutional conduct which are regarded to be attaching by and upon those who administer constitution but which are not put into effect by courts nor by the legislators in the house of parliament. This implies that conventions or customs can be disregarded with no legal impacts whatsoever ( E.C.S Wade,1993).Further, constitutional law …

Functions of Trade Unions

Before the emergence of trade unions, it was difficult for employees to seek action against unfair treatment by their employers (Warner, 2012:133) Employees were having difficulties at work since the employers’ words were final, therefore, getting poor pays and working in poor conditions. With the emergence of trade unions, the employees were able to acquire better pays and their working …

Supply Chain Management for Zara

In a bid to ensuring that the relationship between suppliers, consumers and producers is one that yields profits, companies and organizations have to stay committed to the principles surrounding supply chain management.In a bid to understand the direct impact of supply chain management on the running and development of organizations, Zara has been chosen to be a focal point in …

Aspects of Immigration

The main idea, which is highlighted in this essay, is the positive and negative aspects of globalization over immigration. Along with this, the refutation statements are also offered against the topic. In addition, the essay also concludes with the individual perspectives of Douglas MurrayThe term globalization seems to be a buzz word, but in the actual scenario, it opened the …

American Unilateralism and the International Order

In addition to the direct economic costs associated with terrorism and the threat of further terrorism, 9/11 also had important political ramifications.Importantly, political scientists have been wracking their brains trying to make sense of the horrific violence undertaken the morning of 9/11 and further violence inspired by global jihadists bent on taking over the world. Psychologists sought to explore the …

Family and NonFamily Businesses Leaders

Leadership in the family business has been debated by countless people. However, it is alarming how the theme of leadership in the family business has been neglected. Most researchers and analysts focus on the ownership of the family business, ownership amongst others(Rouvinez and Ward, 2005). Family businesses are of varying models. This essay shall highlight the characteristics of leaders of …

William of Ockham

This essay considers the foundational elements of Marx’s philosophical system, namely the transformation of money into capital. Marx philosophy considered the commodity production process, the creation of surplus-value, and argued that capitalism was an unhealthy social process that would lead to the self-destruction of the capitalist economic system. This essay considers the nature of these William of Ockham and Karl …

Impact of the International Trade on Economic Growth

International trade is promoted through appropriate strategies and strict observation of the trade patterns. This essay seeks to discuss the impact of international trade on economic growth. According to a study by the OECD in 2003, the elasticity of international trade was found to be significant. Results from 73 low and middle-income countries in developing economies indicated that there is …

Training Professionals Increasing the Chance for Innovation and Change

Proper coordination between the training as well as the personnel roles is required such as recruitment and selection, employee relation, reward system, and performance appraisal (Center of Excellence, 2004).It is through training that the quality of the labor can be enhanced since the employees are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge. Innovation can be of numerous forms that can …

Employee Voice Within the Workplace and Organisations

This essay will attempt to answer the topic question, along with its broader implications.Since business enterprises operate in the socio-political set up of nations, it is important to analyze the issue of ‘employee voice’ in this broad context. For example, a 1998 survey conducted in the UK involving 500 employees from various small business organizations reveals some telling statistics. It …

Understanding the Impact of the Systemic Global Banking Crisis on Economic Growth

The responses of the central banks present very important economic implications that helped turnaround the economy. The responses of the central banks present some very interesting points that may be very useful for us in the future. Note that the economy follows certain cycles and sooner or later, we will hit again some snags in the banking industry that could …

The Assessment of Information System

It affects virtually all aspects of an organization, which distinguishes an organization from other organizations. Shafritz Steven (2001 p 374) observed that organizational culture comprises the collective fundamental assumptions that an organization has adopted through careful consideration of their usefulness in approaching and solving challenges that face it in its daily operations.Organizational culture influences organizational behavior which on the other …

Father Tribute Speech

From the first day I came into this world, he has been my side and never left. Despite all the things I have put him through, he still stood by my side as I grew up. He is the cornerstone of our home. In a family of three sisters and my mom, he is the pillar that holds us together.Every …

Immunity of Senior State Officials

Thus, heads of state, senior state officials, and diplomats were immune from any examination of their conduct by other states. However, it was also expected that heads of states and senior state officials who could do nothing wrong would present acceptable standards of conduct at all times. Within the relatively recent past, the concept of state immunity in international law …

Elaborating the Interconnectedness of the Numerous Global Crises

In addition to an environmental and political crisis, the economic crisis which enveloped the developed countries of the Western world raises questions about the sustainability of capitalism as the driving force of the global economy. Seeking to understand the shifts from economic globalization towards sustainability, the following will begin with a clear definition of the concept of sustainability as well …

Healthcare in America and Other Countries

Accordingly, Obama has inherited an economic crisis with international ramifications, wars in Iraq as well as Afghanistan, and in America, a health care system that is in dire need of reform. The attempts by President Obama to overhaul and reform the health care system of the United States has been controversial from the outset and healthcare remains a heated issue …

Australian Taxation Law

The $5,000 received after the trading period qualify as income for the period ended 30 June 2010. This is in accordance with accruals accounting method. income is recognized when it is earned. All this is in accordance with and requirements of section 6-5. The trading stock for Philip’s business has to be evaluated according to the general rule of accounting …

Finance and Accounting Sparkle Plc

The annual report not only contains the financial statements such as income statement, balance sheet, or cash flow statements but also other reports such as director’s report, auditor’s report, corporate social responsibility information, etc. In short, the annual report contains company’s business functions, products or services, sources of finances and resources, human resource involvement, countries of operation, responsibilities and contribution …

Methodological Analysis of Human Resources Strategy

I can be creative in emergent atmospheres and can face difficulties. I can adapt creative thoughts and proposals and setting goals and achieve them. I have completed a Master degree in Business Administration specializing in Human Resource Management. I possess work experience as 1st Lt. Officer in Abu Dhabi Police G.H.Q-(Strategic Department). Also, I had been a Warrant Officer in …

Internation Accounting

Narsimha Rao and the finance minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in the year 1991. Through this reform foreign direct investment was brought in many sectors. By the 20th century India headed towards a free market economy which reduced the state control of the economy with increased financial liberalization (Datt Sundharam, 2009, p. 976). The Indian economy is the eleventh largest in …

Financial Accounting at Tesco Plc

Tesco Plc complies with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Specifically, Tesco Plc’s £4,338 m goodwill and other intangible assets amount complies with IFRS no. 3, Business Combinations, which states that must identify and fair value the intangible assets amortization charges and costs. IFRS defines an intangible asset as lacking physical substance and are not financial instruments. Likewise, IFRS requires entities …

Self Reflection

From the closer assessment of my personal and professional skills, it is apparent that the following skills were developed from the course: analytical skills, critical thinking, and intellectual growth from increased inputs on AIS concepts and theories, comprehension skills, the ability to interpret and apply required tasks and activities, an increased understanding of financial and accounting operations of an organization, …

“Accounting and Ratio Analysis of Marks &amp

Spencer Company"And secondly, it enables the organization to understand which products or assets of the company are producing more revenues for the company, how efficiently these are being utilized, and which products or assets are not profitable and should be replaced or eliminated.From the reporting perspective, accounting provides the bookkeeping of day-to-day activities and every transaction that is taking place. …

The Enron Scandal and a Look at the Accounting Practices that Permitted it to Happen

Enron’s bankruptcy marked a period of large public company failures that were all linking to financial reporting and accounting areas that included Tyco International, WorldCom, Xerox, the accounting firm of Arthur Anderson, and others (Patsuris, 2002). The reason why Enron stands above the other corporate scandals is the magnitude as well as the scope of Enron’s misconduct, and financial fallout …

Principle of Accounting

A higher current ratio indicates that the company has enough liquidity to meet its short term obligations. However, the too-large current ratio may be negative as this would indicate that assets are not being utilized effectively. As shown from the above calculations, Company ‘C’ is performing better than the other two companies in terms of maintaining liquidity to serve its …

Auditing and Its Environment

Auditors are independent when their functioning is not affected by the vested interests of parties, other than shareholders, in the financial statements. Management is one of such parties that can directly influence the independence of auditors especially when auditors are advocating causes than auditing. Whether an auditor is actually independent when he appears to be independent is a matter that …

My Role Model Example

I wish to share my success story with you. My father is an immigrant that relocated to the United States to start the new page in his life. Being a knowledgeable person, he has achieved success working 10 hours per day and saving money to start his own business. Despite all these issues, he has become a caring father and …

A ClassroomBased Scenario

The lesson on historical artifacts was prepared well, as there were actual items to be explored by the class. Children find it stimulating to really touch objects as if they feel helps them retain the lesson better. However, it seems that the teacher did not plan well the execution of the activity because the children seemed to be at a …

Humanity of Policy

Though a considerable number of law enforcement officers have a rudimentary training into recognizing the sources of stress accompanying situations like shootouts and violent crimes, still a majority of them do fail to grasp the size and scope of the physiological and psychological effects of stress on their body and mind (Ford, 1998). Police officers often come across gory and …

Strategic Default

The tendency to default when you are underwater even if you have the ability to pay the mortgage is known as strategic default. In this paper, I would first outline the legal and ethical constraints associated with such defaults and then discuss its implications on the lender, the borrower, and the society as a whole.In recent years many states in …

TeliaSon Era and Google (Competition Law)

However, it can be agreed that attaining this desirable status, in which all stakeholders benefit optimally, is relatively challenging. Coupled with increased pressure from the market to make profits, most business persons have opted for satisfying their needs at the expense of the consumer. Furthermore, individual business entities have gone to great lengths to attain and maintain a competitive edge …

“Umbrella Clauses in Bilateral investement Treaties &amp

Comparison between ICSID, UNCITRAL and ICC"Put another way, the main question is whether or not the umbrella clause renders a breach of an investment contract a treaty claim.3 A review of previous arbitration decisions on the issue have produced mixed results. It would appear that with contradictory rulings on the matter, umbrella clauses can sometimes be effective for resolving disputes …

The Commission as Agent of States

The most important aspect here is the implied consent of cooperating states that, in specifically outlined areas, actions by the commission are tantamount as an act of each of the member states. This paper will examine this principle with the purpose of identifying the extent to which commissions can claim as agents of its member states. This examination will focus …

Statutory Interpretation of the Human Rights Act 1998 by the UK Courts

However, the courts have treated such evaluations as mere exaggeration. Whilst pronouncing such judgements the courts have stressed that they have given due consideration to Parliament’s sovereign intentions2.In the Von Colson case, the EU made it mandatory for the national law to implement a specific EU Directive3. However, in Marleasing the EU required the national courts to interpret national legislation …

Understanding the Legality and Enforceability of Exclusionary Clauses of Contracts

Terms Act 1977 prevents the parties from imposing unconscionable and unfair obligations and liabilities against each other while the Sales of Goods Act 1979 provides protection to the buyer and the seller alike.Since there are limitations when it comes to the clauses of the contract, the parties must be vigilant in protecting their rights. In our hypothetical case, the parties …

Discarding of Recyclables

This paper posits that a ban on throwing recyclables into trash cans in Portland Oregon is necessary and positive because there is a growing clamor for it as reflected in a cascade of legislation in many states all over the US enforcing such related bans because there is overwhelming evidence that mandated bans in law are more effective than voluntary …

Public Health Law and Policy

It is expected to increase to $4.4 trillion in 2008. Based on all projections, however, there is an expectation of high enrollment and growth in Medicaid and Medicare spending over that time. (Sisko, Truffer, Smith, 2009). Physician Medicare payments will remain constant between 2010 and 2018. Under the current law, there is an expected acceleration of national healthcare spending starting …

Gulf Regional Legal Environment of Business

Competition law is part of the legal environment of business in Gulf region that requires numerous amendments and enforcement. Competition laws facilitate the entry of foreign firms in the economy and ensure that the economy gains from increased product innovation and high quality products. Fair competition laws also facilitate bilateral and regional cooperation between several states thus strengthening both the …

Drifting toward Communism

at subverting the rights contained in no less than five of the first ten amendments (the Bill of Rights) to, as they claim, ‘protect’ citizens from terrorism. Both these groups combined are actively attempting to convert America into the totalitarian, communist society that many have fought against in the pursuit of the very freedoms the nation is supposed to stand …

The Offences Against the Person Act 1861

Therefore, there is a need to modernize this 140-year old legislation. In fact, Justice Brooke opined that it is “intolerable that an important law covering criminal assaults, batteries and wounding…should be based on the antique and obscure language of an Act.”3 In a nutshell, the Act is outdated, unclear and unfit for its purpose.According to Lacey, et al., “the somewhat …

Customer Service Training Program

The business was not expanded to include fruit and vegetable seeds until 1837, when the business gained new premises and had grown, with Mr. Sutton taking in both of his sons into the business and the sons convincing their father that fruit and vegetable seeds were the way to grow the business. Both father and sons wished the reputation of …

Business and Corporate Law St Ronans Ales Ltd

ns 171-188 of the Companies Act 2006 expands the duty even further requiring that directors act in a manner calculated to promote the company’s success and to take account of the effect that their decisions have on all stakeholders including the community and the environment.4The company directors’ decision to borrow 100,000 pounds against the assets of the company is negligent …

Application of the Hague Visby Rules

It is seen in the EU context that different countries have different rules governing carriage by sea and therefore it had become necessary to have a set of rules that could be applied uniformly for all countries. The Hague and the Hague/Visby rules are designed to serve this purpose. Moreover, law and contractual obligations to each other bind trade partners, …

Effects of the Model Minority on Asian Americans

The American government did not exactly stop China from controlling Chinese Americans in the U.S. did not protect Chinese Americans in Americans soil because it continued to see the latter as suspected illegal aliens, even after World War II. Furthermore, the U.S. government did not take positive actions to create equal conditions for Chinese Americans. It practised racial profiling as …