John Michael McConnell

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  • Booz Allen Hamilton And Financial Comparison

    This paper will compare and contrast the 2015 Annual Report for Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH), Incorporated and the financial statement concepts that are presented in the textbook Accounting for the Rest of Us (Hicks & Hicks, 2014). BAH is a strategy and technology consulting firm that has been operating for over 100 years and primarily serves the federal government. It was a private company for the majority of its existence, but began public trading in 2010. The 2015 Form 10-K revealed that the company is financially stable, despite challenges due to the high risk dependence on Congressional budget constraints that includes Department of Defense sequestration. The company uses General Acceptable Accounting Principles (GAAP) along with some non-GAAP principles, which are explained within the Form 10-K. Key Words: revenue, net income, operating income, shareholders, stakeholder Discussion Board One – Booz Allen Hamilton – Annual Report 2015 Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) is, primarily, a Department of Defense consulting company that maintains contracts in the federal and local governments. It is own by Carlyle Group and filed for the initial public offering of its stock in 2010 (Lattman, 2010). The 2015 Form 10-K revealed relative financial stability considering the challenges for a government, contract dependent organizations. Risk factors include dependence on a competitive bidding process, the annual Congressional budget process, as well as constantly changing programs…

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  • A Rhetorical Analysis Of 'Can America Be Fixed?'

    if you are for it I am reflexively against it” (Ornstein). This mindset is accurate because it is a representation of how people react to different views. It is seen in politics and among citizens. Ornstein includes an example that demonstrates how politicians practice tribalism in their careers. He explains that there have been instances where Republican politicians’ push for a certain reform and once the Democratic president approves the reform the Republicans decide to drop it and be against…

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  • My Interpretation Of Stavrogin

    I will have to say that I am quite disturbed by this story. My interpretation of Stavrogin is that he is a man that was raised with everything handed to him so he had no appreciation of anything. Rule and decency did not apply to him because he could not feel the reasoning behind it. His written confection begins with listing his static and showing his wealth with no feeling behind anything, “I, Nikolai Stavrogin, a retired army officer, lived in Petersburg in 186-, leading a life of dissipation…

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  • The Importance Of Transition Time In Schools

    Transitions are an integral part of the classroom procedures. Transition times can be the most chaotic times of the day in any classroom setting. Transitions are defined as the times during the day when children move or change from one activity to another. These actives could include entering in the classroom, moving to different centers, going to lunch or recess and even going home. Transition times have to be planned carefully and implemented early, because by minimizing transition, we can…

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  • The Importance Of My Best Friend

    “A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow” (William Shakespeare). What is a best friend? To me a best friend is someone you can rely on for everything and anything, especially when the times get tough. It is someone who loves you unconditionally. Someone who will wipe away your tears and not only tell you everything will be OK, but will guide you into a new stage of happiness. But most of all a…

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  • Narrative Essay On Preschool Age Children

    I really wasn’t sure where, when or how I was going to complete this assignment. Although there are a lot of people in Ann Arbor, there weren’t many children to watch. I did end up finding the perfect time and place to do it. On September 13, 2015, I had to go to my grandparent’s house in Dearborn, Michigan for a family dinner. My grandparents live right next to a park, so I felt as if this was the perfect opportunity to study some preschool age children. I went to the park with my teenage…

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  • The Importance Of Eve On Adam And Eve

    When Satan set’s his eyes upon Adam and Eve, it is doubtful they he knew how easy it would be to corrupt their minds. Eve, in my opinion was probably the easiest to manipulate and that is why Satan was delighted to come upon her first rather than Adam. Eve, is just like any other woman, so it is quite easy to distinguish what one needs to do to get on her good graces. Due to it being Eve, Satan tempted her with his evil offer by using flattery on her. Apparently flattery will get you anywhere.…

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  • What Happened To Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness?

    But when the door to the hall, into which no sound from the noisy Metropolis could penetrate, closed behind her, the ore voice of the angel of the cathedral struck at her breast like a steel fist, and she stood still, stunned, raising her hands to her head. Why was Saint Michael crying out so angrily and wildly? Why was the roar of Azrael, the angel of Death joining in so alarmingly? She stepped into the street. Darkness, like a thick layer of soot, lay over the town, and only the cathedral…

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  • Proctor's Inferno Analysis

    What has brought upon this madness? It is as though the entire town of Salem has been swept up in a wild inferno of vengeance – an inferno surely herding us all into the wrathful grasp of Satan. Surely, for all the years of learning, the wisdom I have found in my books I should have doused this folly before it began! I see the brand of condemnation on my hands, as bright and stained as it were the ink that with those hands sold the souls of the good Christian men and women of Salem. I have not…

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  • The Importance Of Free Will In John Milton's Paradise Lost

    Free will is an extremely important concept in John Milton’s Paradise Lost that greatly impacts the fateful decision made by Adam and Eve. Many questions are raised in the face of a notion such as free will, which prompt the reader and Milton to understand God’s logic and Adam and Eve’s reasoning for turning their backs on it. God makes his new creations “just and right / sufficient to have stood, though free to fall,” and, therefore, obtain the explicitly stated ability to turn against…

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