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  • Fastcat Compensation Case Study

    We wanted to show our employees how competitive we were compare to the medium and larger companies we chose for the survey. This allowed to have a good fit for our regression line. We were able to achieve an R square value of .845. The closer to one the R squared value is, the truer the match of the FastCat jobs with the benchmark jobs. The R squared value shows that our comparisons were accurate and our job evaluation points are mostly in line with the market average. Our pay level is very close to the pay level of our competitors. We believe we should pay the same for administrative jobs as our competitors. Overtime we can give small pay raises and bonuses to great performances like securing great contracts with our customers and so forth. Engineering and Tech jobs should be paid slightly above the market pay average. These jobs provide long term growth to our company through great innovation and creativity. Cost may be an issue in the future for…

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  • Teacher Retention: A Case Study

    exit their schools. To answer the second research question, the data will be tested using the multiple linear regression to depict the level of significance of the relationship between each independent variable and teacher retention decisions. This will allow me to uncover which working conditions have more or less impact on teacher retention plans. Multiple linear regression is used when both the independent and dependent variables are continuous. The independent variables are measured with…

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  • Nature And Importance Of Innovation

    Introduction What is innovation? A using of new ideas to products, processes and other aspects of a firm activities lead to an increasing in value of the firm, benefits to customers or other enterprise, this situation is called innovation. A key issue to distinguish innovation, bringing a truly novel item that is produced by new techniques and designs into market; this item can be new to the firm, new to relevant market. Moreover, whether relevant market is domestic or global market is based…

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  • Compare And Contrast Correlation And Regression

    The emphasis is given to the Least Squares Method repeatedly used in forecasting. The magic is in testing for a relationship between scale variables plus not knowing the strength of the association, but rather the ability to predict (Mirabella, 2011). Predicted Y = a +bX. The data viewing of the BS GPA vs. MBA GPA one sees MBA GPA = -0.057+0.987. One can make an educated statement, if a BS student has a 3.50 GPA, then the MBA GPA is predicted to be 3.397 with a marginal error of 0.233.…

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  • Mean Squared Error Case Study

    Performance Evaluation In order to assess the model accuracy, it is necessary to use some quantitative measures of learning. In this study the Mean Squared Error (MSE) and regression analysis were used to evaluate the model performance. MSE is a useful measure of success for numeric prediction and is calculated using Eq. (1). It is worth mentioning that small values of MSE indicate better performance of the ANN model. It was found that the optimum performance of the model is at 25 neurons with…

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  • Personal Narrative: Make A Quilted Throw Pillow

    block that you can sew on the front of a pillow. It’s lovely, and it’s a relatively simple pattern to make – so you can still do this in time for Valentine’s Day. To do this project, you will need: •three fabrics of your choice, which we’ll refer to as Fabric 1, Fabric 2, and Fabric 3 •cutting mat (I use a combination cutting mat and ironing board to streamline the entire process) •iron •fabric scissors •rotary cutter •quilting thread Step One: Cut the three fabrics – these are the…

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  • Communal Areas

    Communal Areas Cleaning London Do you own a large commercial property, student property, flat share or office block? If you do, then you will have to address cleaning communal areas. The reason is because you must provide residents or visitors to such property with healthy living conditions that stand up to certain standards. You could try and take on such task on your own, but odds are it will be too large a job. By outsourcing the job to a communal areas cleaning company, you can take the…

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  • The Importance Of Volunteering At American Public Square

    Over the course of the semester I have been volunteering with American Public Square. I have completed around eleven hours so far and have been helping at events hosted by the group. At events I have helped attendants find seats, passed out programs, collected questions from the audience, tracked demographics, and cleaned up once attendees have left. While my acts have seemed small to me, those putting on the programs have said these little things amount to a large burden off their shoulders.…

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  • My Infant Classroom Essay

    Also, space would be as free as possible to allow the traffic to flow between activities. For example, I create a cozy area where the children will be free the noise (Mayesky, 2015). Space requirements: My ideal infant classroom would be for 8 infants between ages between 6 weeks to 12 months. It would have a proximity of 500 sq. feet where each child should have a minimum of 35 square feet of usable indoor floor space and 30 sq. feet of sleeping space per child. I should have a minimum 2 feet…

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  • Analysis Of The Movie Ordinary People

    There are numerous psychological disorders in the world today, but one that many people face is mood disorder and many people who do not have this disorder usually don’t know what people deal with on a day to day biases. One movie that can show a great example of what it is like having this disorder is the nineteen eighty drama Ordinary People. The plot of the movies goes as such, “tormented by guilt following the death of his older brother, Buck, in a sailing accident, alienated teenager Conrad…

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