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    Ford Human Resources

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    billion. The Ford’s profit margin is high compared to competitors with the highest liquidity ratio. The current ration and quick ratio for Ford are 1.71 and 1.61, for Toyota are 1.09 and 0.96, for GM are 1.27 and 1.07 respectively. At the same time, Ford’s gross profit margin (17.03) is much greater of the GM (9.47) and very close to Toyota’s profit margin (19.92). Cause for the concerns is Ford’s leverage ratios that are greater than those for its competitors and industry. Ford’s debt-to-equity rate is 4.92 while industry average is 1.51. This is due mostly to CEO Alan Mulally’s decision to borrow $23.6 billion against the company’s assets in 2006, sensing an impending recession. This turned out to be a well-timed strategic decision. Mulally’s anticipation of a recession was correct and because if his swift action Ford had enough cash on hand to survive a downturn. This turned out to be even more important than even Mulally…

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    Luma Al Mufleh Analysis

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    Luma Al-Mufleh coaches three different teams in the Fugees program, the Under Thirteens, Under Fifteens, and Under Seventeens. She tries to balance her teams out evenly and to have all her players support one another. She accepts a third of her players whom have stable lives and families, another third who were generally trustworthy with little problems at school and home, and a final third of boys who needed the Fugees to look out for them in their personal lives and issues they face on and off…

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    Hrm/531 Course Project

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    conducted? What data collection methods are being used? Three articles that I found consist of three CEO’S that came about some major challenges of their companies and despite the struggles they faced within the companies they overcame them creating a positive and motivational outcome inside their organizations. The first leader that I chose was Alan Mullaly, which is the CEO of Ford car motor company. The second leader that I chose was Steve Jobs, who was not only the CEO of Apple Products, but…

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    The book I chose for my leadership essay is The Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun by Wess Roberts, P. This book was recommended to me by a former Ohio State University Military science professor Ret. LTC Mike Lear. Through the ages Attila the Hun has been branded as a barbarian that just leaded from fear and concurred by destroying every living thing in his path. That is far from the truth. Attila was a skilled leader that instilled many of what we would concise modern value into his…

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    Wherever this man went, destruction and ruin left a path behind him. He was called the “Scourge of God” but most commonly known as Attila the Hun . Attila lived from 406 CE to 453 CE , and most of his battles took place in or around the Roman Empire. Some view Attila the Hun as unsuccessful and unable to finish his military goals and conquests, but Attila’s strategies in military made him successful, as well as the influence his upbringing, reputation, and appearance had on the people. Attila…

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    Cleverbot Case Study

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    as if they are having a conversation with a real, sentient human being. Cleverbot 's capabilities stem from its capacity to "learn" from the users it talks to. For example, it will learn all possible responses to questions like "how are you?" based on how human users respond to the question when asked. On occasion, Cleverbot will even "sing" lyrics to popular songs, speak in different languages, or "have opinions" about certain social topics, based on what human users think and feel. Because…

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    Human Consciousness

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    game, it did not crash, get nervous or nothing of that nature that require inner emotion as its process of playing chess completely differs to the way a human does. A human for the most part do not have a systematic approach to making decisions unlike a machine which is programmed to use a certain method to ultimately conjure up an output, humans on the other hand are very different in their thought process by using instincts to make up their mind, a concept that are completely alien to modern…

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    Statement of Purpose “How do we ask the turtle to trace out a circle? Remember, it only knows how to walk in straight lines and turn around.” Playing with the Logo turtle on screen in sixth grade was my first exposure to computer science. I was immediately fascinated by the idea of approximating a smooth circle with a regular polygon of, say, 360 sides. Staring at the “circle” on screen, I could not quite digest the fact that it was something produced in a fundamentally different way compared to…

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    Revolution is a book written by Steven Levy about the early days and what he defined as “True Hackers”. This book starts off talking about the Tech Model Railroad Club in the 1950s all the way to the “Gamer Hackers” of the 1980s. It describes the different equipment that was used during the periods, the skills of the hackers, and the reasons they either became hackers or was interested in computers. Hackers in today’s society are not the same as in the 1950s. Part 1: True Hackers This…

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    While watching a movie maybe like Disney or Pixar have ever noticed little cameos of pervious characters in new movies. Some appearances might be a mere nod to another story just for the sake of a reference. While others seem to confirm the existence of a timeline shared by several movies. There are various theories about how Disney movies are connected. But there is a network of connections between Frozen, Tangled, Beauty and the Beast, Tarzan, and The Little Mermaid. So how are the movies…

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