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    do, much like an experiment, and are a good medium when explaining complex ideas. He uses reality television 's underlying factors and themes that are often missed by the viewer and effectively argues that reality TV is beneficial due to their ability to talk about social issues and complex ideas. By using an array of reality shows that highlight differences between classes and race, Hirschorn says reality shows are adept at talking about social issues. This supports his overall argument, because how these shows effectively talk about gender identity and raced in a more open and experimental environment, generating a discussion about social issues that no other genre of television or movie can reproduce. Hirschorn writes about ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and how it features, “blue-collar families ravaged by disease, health-care costs, insurance loopholes, layoffs, and so forth,”(Hirschorn 1). This quote expresses Hirschorn’s argument that reality shows the class disparity between the average viewer and the unfortunate lower-class contestant. Another example of class differences the author includes is The Real Housewives of Orange County and says the show had a, “spiritual decay of life in gated communities, where financial anxieties, fraying families, and fear of aging leave inhabitants grasping for meaning and happiness as they steer their Escalades across Southern California’s perfectly buffed, featureless landscape,”(Hirschorn 1). These quotes emphasize…

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    Extreme Makeover: Walmart

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    WALMART PART THREE:PLANNING Extreme Makeover:Walmart Edition 1)How does managerial planning for Project Impact take place at different levels within the organization? The planning process starts with a mission that defines as the basic purpose of the organization which is the basis for the strategic level of goals and plans, followed by tactical level of goals and plans and the operational level of goals and plans. Strategic goals and plans reflect to the organizational effectiveness and…

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    Some of the specific principles that were illustrated in the Home Depot's Extreme Communication Makeover was the streaming on formal communication and improvement of formal communication across different languages. Home Depot grew very quickly and very vastly, and there accumulated many employees and grew to need to communicate in more than English. They formed a contract with an international translation service sand improved the language barrier with employee handbooks, operational manuals,…

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    From 2002 until 2007, the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) produced a popular reality television show in which a team of surgeons, dentists, personal trainers, make-up artists, hair stylists, and fashion advisors worked to alter a person’s looks in an attempt to transform the person’s life and ultimately make his or her dreams come true. The show was called Extreme Makeover. Miguel de Cervantes’s novel Don Quixote is the story of an extreme makeover gone wrong. Though Alonso Quixano tries to…

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    INTRODUCTION: Within the last fifteen years of American society, there has been a huge proliferation of reality TV programs beginning to air and attracting audiences. Reality TV can stretch over many formats and can include talk shows, competition based shows, documentary based shows and one of the most popular, makeover based reality TV. Makeover based reality TV, works on the premise of a “transformation” from start to finish, be it, gardening, clothing, weight loss or cosmetic surgery.…

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    Aristotle’s Golden Mean Aristotle’s Golden Mean was summarized wonderfully by Christopher Brown, “Aristotle’s Golden Mean is the concept of the perfect medium between extremes” (Brown). According to Aristotle, moderation is a keystone of virtuous behavior. Moderation is relative to each person. Aristotle suggests that each person temper their own styles and extremes (Adler and Proctor II). For example, if a person was naturally easy to anger, then that person should strive to moderate their…

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         In William Shakespeare's Hamlet, the character of Hamlet has many relationships with all characters. The theme human relationships is very strong in this play. A human relationship is a logical or natural association between two or more people. Hamlet has many of these associations with King Hamlet's Ghost, Gertrude, Claudius, Ophelia, Polonius, Horatio, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Many of his relationships are just and unjust according to the character's flaws…

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    Why Use Scrum? Scrum Overview According to Scrum Body of Knowledge or SBOK (SCRUMstudy, 2016): Scrum is one of the most popular Agile methodologies. It is an adaptive, iterative, fast, flexible, and effective methodology designed to deliver significant value quickly and throughout a project. Scrum ensures transparency in communication and creates an environment of collective accountability and continuous progress. The Scrum framework, as defined in the SBOK Guide, is structured in such a way…

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    Especially in the UN—an organization intended to keep world peace—poverty has become a central dilemma because it is so often linked with unrest and instability. Countries with high poverty are the countries with the greatest likelihood of internal and external instability and violence (Sachs). Quite a part from the more pragmatic issue of unrest, extreme poverty pulls at the moral (or reputational) heartstrings of the world’s leaders. The 2000 MDG were meant to provide milestones to addressing…

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    Devops: A Case Study

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    Currently, IT industry is going through a revolutionizing change. Competing market emphasizes us more on first time right delivery and zero delayed delivery. Also, the industry has changed a lot the way it operates or the technology it adapts. Now the question put forth is can the technology or the mode of operations help us to achieve the two goals stated above? Earlier people used to pedal a bicycle to reach their destination. At that point of time the problem was to reach a place with…

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