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  • The Importance Of Extrinsic Motivation In Life And Work

    Motivation is an essential human quality that shapes the foundation of our personal and professional identities. People are naturally motivated by intrinsic and extrinsic factors, which impact our motivations in life and work, develop our self-leadership and leadership abilities, and align our life purpose and vocation. The following paper will analyze how my personal intrinsic and extrinsic factors that shape my life, vocation, and purpose. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations in Life and Work…

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  • Stranger Rape Anthropology

    INTRODUCTION Sexual assault can be seen all over in the news but be hard to pin down its actual definition. The U.S. Justice Department (2014) defines sexual assault as “any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient”. Understanding that sexual assault is not just stranger rape gives a better understanding of what sexual assault is which is important. An inclusive definition of sexual assault can decrease its prevalence among young people by…

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  • Lebron James Research Paper

    Foundation. The foundation's work is focused in his hometown, Akron, Ohio. The Lebron James Family Foundation spends about one million per year on programs to better the community. Some of his programs include provided adults with college resources, helping students learn how to code, and getting elementary schoolers interested in school (Mccarthy). James also has a campaign called I Promise. The campaign earmarks forty-one million for ten thousand Akron students. The foundation also host and…

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  • Creative Writing Portfolio: The Ghost Rider

    Justification Essay The essay that I have chosen to feature in my creative writing portfolio, is entitled The Ghost Rider. The Ghost Rider will always have a special place in my heart, because of the people that I have met, and the turmoil that I have survived. In 2011 I experienced the largest fears that I could have ever dreamed of. I lost my place to live in Tulsa Oklahoma. I became one of those statistics that you hear so often in the National News. During this time of my life, I was…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay On Donuts

    Along with my donuts, I got a bottle of strawberry-kiwi Fuze. We ate the donuts and then we departed for Akron. During the drive there, I started to get this strange feeling in my stomach. At first I thought it was just nerves and that I was going to get over it, but as the ride continued, it only got worse. Eventually the quiet hum of the car lulled me to sleep. When we arrived in Akron, I woke up, and we parked at the bottom of a steep hill that had a path to the football field. The field…

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  • Pulsera Project Reflection

    set out to “color the world” of Revere High School. Paige showed me an online site that gave ideas for volunteering projects and fundraising opportunities easy for high schoolers to implement. Featuring programs for the American Red Cross, the local Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, and institutions from foreign regions, the suggested ideas seemed generally bland. Having studied Spanish together for three years, the Pulsera Project stuck out to both Paige and me. As we looked into the benefits of…

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  • Milton Friedman's Corporate Social Responsibility Of Business

    classical proponent of this theory is R. Edward Freeman. In his book, Strategic Management, he defines a stakeholder group as a group whose support is vital to the survival and success of the business (Freeman 1984). Furthermore, DiSegni, Huly and Akron (2015) in the Journal of Business Ethics argues that CSR helps to: enhance the image and reputation of the firm, which tends to gives the firm a competitive advantage over its competitors, which ultimately leads to increase market share, revenue…

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  • The Positive Impact Of Diversity Essay

    Vincent – St. Mary’s in Akron, Ohio and while it is true that a large percentage of the students have a Catholic background, the social, cultural and economic backgrounds are very diverse. In fact, for the past three years STVM has partnered with the government of China and hosts…

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  • How Did Reform Movements In The United States From 1825 To 1855 Lead To Expansion Of Democratic Ideals

    To what extent did reform movements in the United States from 1825 to 1855 lead to an expansion of democratic ideals? Reform movements have impacted American history overall. The movements from 1825 – 1855 in specific have helped urge respect to people other than just white men. Reform movements in the US from 1825 – 1855 lead to an expansion of democratic ideals greatly by improving general welfare, the people's rights, and moving toward slavery abolishment. Reform movements from 1825 –…

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  • Portage Lakes State Park

    camping, or to just get away from it all. Featuring a number of lakes for boating, fishing, and wildlife watching, Portage Lakes is a unique state park offering something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Portage Lakes State Park touches both Akron and Canton making it an ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life in this serene area. Portage Lakes State Park offers over 50 camping sites for visitors. The campground is located along one of the lakes, but does not provide a view…

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