Scientific evidence and reasoning.

Imagine your city council has decided to invest some money in improving the environment. The city is considering the viewpoints of all stakeholders in the community as it decides how to allocate this money. Assume the role of a stakeholder in your community and propose some specific improvements to the city council. Keep in mind funds are… Continue reading Scientific evidence and reasoning.

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Political, cultural, and industrial events and decisions

1) Both the television and radio industries developed as they did because of a combination of political, cultural, and industrial events and decisions.  For this question, please do the following: Choose a onespecific decade in either the television industry or the radio industry explain how something occurring within that industry impacted how the industry developed (e.g. what it looked like,… Continue reading Political, cultural, and industrial events and decisions

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The Ecology of Wisdom Section

Part 1: Read: Arne Naess, The Ecology of Wisdom, Section 2 & 5. (70p) & Sustainability, Chapter 10. Select one of the case studies or topics from Chapter 10 and discuss/apply what we have learned in the course so far, including the concept of Deep Ecology. Part 2: Read Arne Naess, The Ecology of Wisdom, Section 2 & 5. (70p) Write… Continue reading The Ecology of Wisdom Section

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The New American Democracy

Read pages 597-600 in The New American Democracy, “The U.S. Politics of the Arab-Israeli Conflict.” In an essay (750-1,000 words), answer questions 1-3. 1. Support Israel’s crackdowns on militant Palestinian groups. But would this position alienate Arab allies of the United States, such as Saudi Arabia, and complicate the war on terrorism? 2. Support the rapid… Continue reading The New American Democracy

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Effective implementation of the Act

Develop an essay that evaluates the Pollution Prevent act of 1990 that focuses on the Barriers to effective implementation of the Act. Use the reading labeled “PPA Success Reading” in the Week 3 Lessons as the basis for your essay, but develop it further with additional research.  Clearly identify barriers, but don’t just summarize the barriers; develop some recommendations for how… Continue reading Effective implementation of the Act

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Information Technology Acts Paper

Collaborate with your learning team to discuss the previous week’s objectives. Discuss what you learned, what could be applicable to your workplace or personal life, and how your knowledge has increased as a result of what you experienced through the learning activities in the previous week. Submit your team summary of the discussion in a 1- to 2-page… Continue reading Information Technology Acts Paper

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Strategic Behavior Oligopolies

Strategic Behavior Oligopolies An interesting example of strategic behavior comes from a 1997 article about Microsoft’s investment in Apple (New Straits Times, 1997). The article is included in the Required Readings list. Facing tough anti-trust scrutiny from government agencies, Microsoft provided financial support to Apple in order to ensure Apple’s survival and, therefore, to ensure… Continue reading Strategic Behavior Oligopolies

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Consumer Demand Analysis and Estimation

Ashford 3: – Week 2 – Assignment   Consumer Demand Analysis and Estimation Applied Problems   Please complete the following two applied problems: Problem 1: Patricia is researching venues for a restaurant business. She is evaluating three major attributes that she considers important in her choice: taste, location, and price. The value she places on… Continue reading Consumer Demand Analysis and Estimation

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