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  • Antifeminist Theory Of Patriarchy

    When an agent dies, the site he/she used to occupy will be empty, and the empty sites are scarce reproductive resources for which the agents compete. The rule of reproduction varies according to the types of social systems. Hereby we propose two types of society: the patriarchy and the matriarchy. The definitions of these two social systems vary for different scholars and disciplines, and we are not going to continue the theoretical debate on it (Beechey 1979; Young 1981; Kandiyoti 1988; Walby 1990). A simple but general definition for patriarchy depicts the concept as a system of social structure and practice in which males dominate, oppress and control females with a solid material base (Walby 1990, Della Giusta & Scuritti 2005). For simplicity, we model the patriarchal society in the perspective of the dominance of reproduction: in a patriarchal society, male agents have the priority to compete for the empty sites in order to place the offspring. Males without a dominance over at least one empty site cannot successfully mate with others or reproduce offspring. The contest for an empty site follows the rule as follows: the empty site is dominated by the neighboring male agent with locally (i.e. within the von Neumann neighborhood) the highest total sexual attractiveness. If all the neighbors of the empty site are females, then the dominance goes to the female neighbor with the highest total sexual attractiveness. The agent who controls an empty site then…

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  • The Morality Of Revenge In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

    The difference here is that Hamlet must remain silent about his thoughts for revenge until he has reason. At this point in act one, Hamlet has only the anger for his mother and no just cause to kill the King, until finally the Ghost reveals that he was murdered. Only then must Hamlet become his father's avenger and a hero like Pyrrhus, who serves as a model for the Prince. Pyrrhus too hesitates in his revenge, he must find rage within himself in order to do the deed, but for Hamlet what remains…

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  • The Call Bank: The Case Of A Call Center

    distinguish performs between the agents and their counterparts, the first point an analyst might need to impose is to be able to create evaluations or metrics which are relevant to job, measures which reflect back to the performance of the associate performance and related to what constitutes a successful execution of the job tasks. The calling center relies on three metrics which to measure performance with, first is average handle time (AHT), in which here this metric measure the amount of…

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  • Analysis Of The Film: The Matrix

    government there is more people who end up enslaved in their own minds and in return get stuck in the never ending loop that is the world of the matrix. Besides being stuck in the Matrix by relaying to much in the government and having our thoughts limited we are also living in the Matrix because we are living in someone’s version of a perfect world. In the film after Morpheus is captured agent and is getting tortured by agent smith Morpheus is told that he and his rag tag group of heroes are…

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  • The Matrix Hero's Journey Analysis

    following day, Neo receives a package and inside there was a phone. As he places it up to his ear, a deep voice answers. Morpheus tells him that the agents are after him. That phone, little did he know, would be only the start to a very hectic journey. Morpheus takes Neo to see the Oracle. The Oracle is the one who will tell Neo what he needs to hear. “She told you exactly what you needed to hear, that’s all. Neo sooner or later you’re going to realize, just as I did, there’s a difference…

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  • Shared Services Model: A Case Study

    On January 26, 2015 the University of Louisville (UofL) held a town hall meeting to announce plans to adopt a shared services model at the Health Services Campus (HSC) in order to improve business operations. Planned change is a focused, deliberate and joint effort to bring about improvements with the help of a change agent (Roussel, 2006). It is generally said that the implementation of an HR shared services model can “transform the role of HR by enabling the HR function to be more…

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  • RE/MAX Case Summary

    Background RE/MAX, also known as (Real Estate Maximum) was founded by Dave Liniger and wife in 1973, in Denver, Colorado. Prior to starting RE/MAX, Liniger experimented with buying and renovating homes before selling them for a profit while he was in the military. He was inspired to start a franchise after working as a real estate agent under a brokerage firm. He embraced the idea of 100% commission for agents, so long as a flat fee from that broker or agent would be guaranteed. RE/MAX’s…

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  • Essay On Army Counterintelligence

    identified through previous failures. All in all, there are many things right with the Army CI and there are many things wrong. My intention is to identify one of the problems facing the profession and provide some solutions to the identified problem. The Value of an Army Counterintelligence Corps The current setup for the distribution of Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Counterintelligence (CI) Special Agents is different from most Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) in the Army.…

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  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Proposal

    program for which I suggested you as faculty mentors. The proposal I presented consists on developing theory-based and data-driven models of health complexity for contributing to the health theoretical development, providing coherence and context to fragmented evidence of health practice, and bringing closer health theory and facts. I briefly described this proposal in my application according to supplemental questions made by the program. The proposal is framed by formulations of health…

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  • The Influence Of The Culper Spy Ring

    Days we don’t know who they are, it is thought by the Inhabitants they are French or Spainards, their Transports are in very Poor Condition.” His spies proved once again very valuable by providing accurate intelligence, helping Washington measure the enemies’ intentions and act accordingly. In 1779 Robert Townsend helped a great deal by finding a weakness inside New York and its currency. He found/exposed that the British were counterfeiting American currency since it was so vulnerable and easy…

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