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    Essay on Blood Bananas: Chiquita in Colombia

    The Chiquita in Colombia participated in the tropical growing and marketing of bananas. However, the business was later referred to as “Blood Bananas” because the company was linked to many criminal activities. For instance, Chiquita was tied to bribing Latin American government officials to receive preferential treatment. Moreover, the company encouraged US coups against small nations and dictatorships in Central America’s “banana republics.” Additionally, it exploited its local workers, created an abusive monopoly, and worked with terrorists. Based on the reading, my perspective on business abroad has changed since I understand that besides being immensely rewarding, it is characterized by significant risks, including companies having a damaged reputation and receiving…

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    The Electoral College Essay

    Voters in the U.S. go to the polls every four yours to elect the nation’s president as well as their vice president. However, when casting their ballots, voters do not pick the presidential election winner based solely on the national popular vote. What they do by casting this ballot is to help determine who their state’s Electoral College Delegates will support for the president and vice president. Therefore, a candidate may end up winning the popular vote nationally and still fail to win the presidency owing to a shortage of votes in the Electoral College, as was the case in 2016. Klepeis explains that the Electoral College has its basis…

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    State’s Response to Intelligence Essay

    Key Individuals and Plot Analysis Intercepted calls from key suspects reveal their intentions to carry out attacks in the United States. The links between the identified individuals and extremist groups calls for heightened surveillance of planned attacks that would expose the country to devastating losses of lives and property. The identification of the key masterminds who sought to engage other groups provides insights into the commands connected to him and the specific regions where planning happens. Further, intelligence reports from the NSA, FBI and CIA reveals the existence of individuals with expertise in explosives, logistical planning, hacking, and business. For example, intelligence identified individuals planning terror attacks and had expertise…

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    Essay on Referral Programs

    Referral programs have become a rather popular way to acquire new customers. However, many question the effectiveness of the method and whether the referral customers are more loyal than any other. The research aims to study the referral programs and examine the effectiveness of this method. What is more, the research additionally focuses on word of mouth (WOM) method and evaluates the effectiveness of organic and firm-stimulated WOM. Finally, the research looks into the methods of referral programs and their proficiency. The technique of referral programs has been widely used as they are considerably cheaper than any other means of promoting business, for instance, a newly opened gym or fitness…

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    Business Entity Analysis

    A recent Supreme Court ruling expressly limits the media and public’s access to specific government records. The Supreme Court decided to expand on an existing federal law definition of what falls under the terms of confidentiality. During the ruling, the important issue being analyzed was an aspect of confidentiality under the Freedom of Information Act. Part of the Freedom of Information Act mentions items that should be kept secret or may cause harm if it becomes public. The Supreme Court took this part of the Freedom of Information Act and reexamined its definition, broadening its terms. In a 6-3 decision, with Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, and Sonia Sotomayor…

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    How the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted My Life

    COVID-19 has altered life significantly. Social distancing is now the norm, which has prompted the restriction of activities, including sports, work, and recreation, and trade. Many countries effected lockdowns, which impeded different sectors, especially tourism, teaching, and trade, among others. Countries have had to close learning institutions indefinitely, leading to the loss of teaching jobs and learning time. I have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in various ways. for example, I can no longer use physical learning platforms and I have faced loneliness and bouts of depression due to prolonged periods of being alone. However, there exists various measures, including shifting to online platforms, that I can take to…

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    The Importance of Participating in Elections

    Have you ever thought about the importance of participating in elections? I am certain that the majority of you do not participate in elections being disinterested in politics. Throughout this particular speech, I will try to convince you to change your mind regarding the importance of voting. When you hear the notion ‘voting’, I am certain that the first thing that comes to your mind is nothing but electing the right candidate, and it is partially true. In accordance with Muddassir Ahmad Gado, a Nigerian professor at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, “voting is the expression of one’s preference or choice for a candidate or for a proposed resolution of an issue…

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    Question-Answer Essay

    Week 1 (Topic 1): What is development? How to measure it? Is income a good indicator of development? Why or why not? The income is not a good indicator of development. Income is measured in terms of money which is a medium of exchange and a method of calculating value. The income does not tell us where or how the producer spent it. In addition, it does not consider inflation and exchange rate at the domestic market. Describe GNP vs. GDP, real vs. nominal GDP, and GDP per capita, as well as PPP adjusted income. GNP is the total value of the final output produced by the residents within a…

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    Early Job Strategy Essay

    The primary goal of any class unit is to equip learners with essential knowledge and insights regarding specific aspects of life. The unit Digital Enterprise and Innovation, the workshop and seminars I will attend will enable me to effectively handle my position as an e-gate officer at in the Information technology section in the Intern ministry. The unit and the experience will provide vital information concerning technological developments in the contemporary period. The content in this unit, seminars and workshop will be instrumental in the effectiveness of my practice in the IT section in the intern ministry. Detailed in this paper is a comprehensive analysis of how seminar, workshops and…

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    Heat and Mass Transfer Essay

    The calculation of the heat transfer occurs through the following formula: Q = -kAdT/dx = – kA*(T2 – T1)/dx = – kA*(T2 – T1)/L In the above formula, k is the heat transfer constant of the material, T1 and T2 represent the initial and final temperatures respectively while A is the surface area of the material and L represents the length. For the transfer of heat between A, the solution appears as follows: