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  • French Engineering During The Renaissance

    During the time of the Renaissance, French engineering evolved to become more complicated and more precise. One of the many inventions that the French engineers came up with was the metric system, which is a way to measure things instead of using the king’s arm to measure a yard. This system was put in place in order to help with the measurements that were need to building a house or bridge. It was no longer good for people to be guessing on the right length or height for something because that…

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  • Communication Metrics In Project Management

    Communication, Metrics, and Project Updates Communication in project management is necessary to ensure that the management team - project managers, functional managers, and in this situation, the PMO - are in sync to clearly identify and communicate the project requirements. The communication metrics is an integral part of the monitoring and controlling process used to communicate updates, to include status of the project milestones and deliverables. The communication process or protocol is…

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  • International Prototype Kilogram Essay

    The current standard for the kilogram is the International Prototype Kilogram. The International Prototype Kilogram, also known as Le Grand K, is a platinum-iridium bar made in the 1880’s. This official Kilogram is kept in a vault in Paris under two glass domes. The reason it is under 2 glass domes it to prevent dust from obstructing from the weight of the Kilogram. However according to Sandia National Laboratories, a government organization under the Department of Energy, “Of the seven units of…

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  • Why Is It Important To Measure Performance Metrics

    Evaluate Performance Metrics Marketing metrics are essential that the measurement of quantifiable assessments. Metrics are utilized for measurement comparisons to track production and performance. The metric analyst will use considerations that are related to the performance for various businesses in the same market. In addition, it is necessary for an organization to include performance metrics because they are a significant factor when assessing innovation and marketing success. In this paper,…

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  • Evidence-Based Metrics: A Case Study

    Apgar (2011) discussed assumption based metrics and stated that “they make room to find the explicit strategy elements and risk factors that drive results in real organization by harnessing business intuition and testing it. In addition the results will reveal if the assumptions are good enough to stand for the time being or if they need to be changed” (Pg. 33). The role of the line or operating manager is to make sure they evaluate metrics throughout the company and attempt to gain knowledge…

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  • Proximity Portion Of Nonverbal Communication

    Nonverbal communication is more important than you would ever imagine. This type of communication can vary from facial expressions all the way to touch. According to the book, “Nonverbal communication also influences how individuals interpret messages, especially those related to feelings, moods, and attitudes.” If you are upset with a friend, family member, or significant other it is very unlikely that you are going to tell that person. You would keep your distance from that person and probably…

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  • Iphone 5.2 Metrics: A Case Study

    Apple iPhone is a premium market player. With that said, it has tried introducing iPhone 5c for a relatively price sensitive market before, a strategy that backfired Apple and iPhone 5c turned out to be a disappointment for Apple. In order to target the Hispanic millennial market, Apple should not reduce their price. They should keep their price range around where it is today as that also gives people the impression of iPhone’s premium appeal. Apple’s iPhone is not trying to be a mass-market…

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  • Time Delivery: The Most Important Metrics In Operations

    Companies use metrics in operations and manufacturing to measured how effective they are operating. There are many different kinds of metrics that a company can use that will be the most favorable to the operation manager. One is a management metrics which are typically stable and do not change much which allows items in organizational performance to be measured over long time frames. Next is operational metrics that can change based upon the impact expected or other changes that may happen at…

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  • Briargrove Project: Metrics And Trend Analysis

    Briargrove Project Monitoring and Success Anthony Redhead Grantham University Project Management Integration Framework (BA 647) Introduction As the Briargrove Project has completed multiple phases within the corporate offices, it has finally addressed with success has locations around the world. Through project risk management, the Briargrove Project has identified risks and has assessed those risks to see which ones can be mitigated or corrected, and how to monitor them at the…

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  • Income Inequality Literature Review

    Income Gap Inequality: A Dividing Problem - Literature Review Introduction Income inequality is a pressing issue for many economists, researchers, and politicians. The gap between the top 1% and the other 99% of Americans has increased for the past three decades (DeSilver; Cobb; Milanovic; Hatch, Ribgy; Jacobs, Dirlam; Cooper, Palumbo, Lutz). Income inequality is defined as the uneven distribution of income in the population, and the gap between the wealthy and everyone else (Priester,…

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