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  • Career Interview Questions

    agricultural and extension education profession has changed and developed over time. As a future worker in this career, I need to know more about the agricultural and extension education profession and how it developed with time. In order to fully understand that, I interviewed the retired extension worker in Mississippi State. He is known as one of the top soybean specialists in the US. This interview took place on Monday, March 21, 2016 at Starbucks on Highway 12 in Starkville, Mississippi. My interviewee was Dr. Alan Blaine, who co-founded the Southern Ag Consulting with two of his graduate students in 2008. Furthermore, he co-founded the Alliance Ag Risk Management in 2009. Besides the two companies, he manages his own timber, hay, and cattle farm. Dr. Blaine has a doctorate in Agronomy with a minor in Plant Pathology from Mississippi State University. He earned his master’s in Agronomy with a minor in Plant Pathology, and a bachelor’s in Animal Science from Mississippi State University. In the agricultural and extension education career Dr. Blaine spent nearly 27 years from his entire life. He started his profession in 1982, and he retired in 2008. During Dr. Blaine’s career at MSU…

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  • Jennifer Allard 2003 Summary

    determine “Will direct instruction in cooperative learning and meaningful group work result in an increase in students’ desire to be part of trusting collaborative groups?” Allard (2003) had a former group four girls in AP calculus that studied together and became a bonded group inside and outside of the classroom. She noticed that the girls’ achievement in the course was increasing. The girls studied together, as well as encouraged one another to do their best while playing on each other’s…

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  • Total Rewards Case Study

    Financial Group GFFG is the 10th largest Credit Union (CU) in BC, with 26,000 members and $1.3 billion in Assets-Under-Administration. GFFG employs just fewer than 200 people, has 14 branches, and a “Member Hub” call-centre. GFFG is somewhat unique due to a merger between a unionized Credit Union with a non-unionized Credit Union, five of the branches are unionized but the rest are not. An organizational change GFFG is going through is one that fundamentally shifts the delivery of services to…

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  • The Johnson & Johnson Co-Op Experience

    By learning and using a supply chain-wide technology strategy that supports multiple levels of decision making and gives a clear view of the flow of products, services, and information, I was able to run reports on things such as order cut research and product allocation consumption. Utilizing a valuable enterprise resource planning system helped me analyze the flow of inventory from end to end (Make to Deliver). Honing in on the Deliver pillar within my group gave me expertise in the…

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  • Explain The Four Stages Of Business Growth

    budgets, and standardized personnel practices that are fitting to the corporate structure” (McCubbrey, 2009). All of these stages are the standard experience for most successful businesses that are operated nowadays. The first stage is when the business owner is handling almost everything, and taking on more responsibilities than he or she can probably handle. This is considered the most difficult phase for a business owner. According to an article on, “80% of new businesses fail…

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  • Submissive And Co-Operative Coaching Styles

    learning, cooperation works in the favour of the athlete’s performance. Athletes have the opportunity to become leaders of their own learning, relying less on their coaches to command them at trainings and with tactics when personal input can be effective as well. Decision-making is essential when training/playing sport. The command coaching style allows coaches to make all the decisions and athletes to perform the coach’s request. Athletes’ coached by the cooperative style have the opportunity…

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  • Case Summary: Hamstring Injuries In Football

    Being a biarticular muscle group it may be stretched to extremes. When hamstring tears occur during kicking, either slow or fast movement, it involves concurrent hip flexion and knee extension. At deceleration, these muscles will contract, while being promptly lengthened. Therefore, they are performing eccentric contractions (Garrett et al, 1990.). It is well established that repeated eccentric contractions have the potential to damage muscle fibres (Armstrong et al,…

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  • Biomechanics Of Kicking In Soccer Essay

    joints and segments, and the gravitational force. The hip joint flexes doubles that of knee joint extension movements, and the smaller movement are associated with the planter flexion of ankle joint. There is a very little attention given to the examining the support leg / non kicking foot. A skilled soccer player executes a maximal instep generated flexion/extension joint movement 4, 3.2, 2.2 Nm/kg for hip, knee, ankle joint respectively where as the support leg knee, ankle and hip joint are…

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  • Elbow Joint Research Paper

    Movement: -The positioning of the bones forming the elbow joint produce the hinge synovial joint. This allows the elbow to make extensions and flexion. The extension involves the Triceps brachii and anconeus (the continuation of the tricep brachii). Flexion is involving the; Brachialis, biceps brachii, and brachioradialis. - The bending of a joint part so that the angle decreases and the two parts come closer together, it called Flexion. The straitening of a joint increasing the two parts to…

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  • How To Treat Hesicles?

    lateral lip of the intertubercular groove of the humerus. The pectorals major flexes, medially rotates and adducts the humerus. Second, the deltoid originates from the lateral half part of the clavicle (anterior fibers), the acromion of the scapula (lateral fibers) and the spine of the scapula (posterior fibers). All the fibers merge on the deltoid tuberosity of the humerus.The anterior fibers flex and rotate the humerus medially. The lateral fibers abduct the humerus. The posterior fibers…

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