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    Redwoods from the Pacific Lumber Co. They had the intention of cutting the Forrest clean. These protesters were sitting in the trees so that the company could not cut them down. At first, Julia became inspired by how the tree-sitters were rotating in and out of the tree. That bit of inspiration turned into actions. When the organization needed somebody to sit in the tree for one week, there were no volunteers. Julia reported that since there were no volunteers, they had to pick her. She sat there for 6 days. After that, an organization called “Earth First!” as well as a few other organizations, and volunteers supported her. On December 10th, 1997 Julia Hill climbed 180 feet up into a Redwood by the name of Luna. She rested on two 6 foot by 6 food platforms. She didn’t stay there for 6 days. She stayed for 738 days. She did interviews on TV and the radio. She exercised, learned tons of survival skills. She even managed to get warmth by wrapping herself in a sleeping bag with and leaving only a small hole for breathing. She somehow accomplished all this while in Luna. She had a single burner propane stove and was able to hoist necessities up with a rope. She faced a plenty of hate from many groups of people. In the end, all her hard work paid off because in 1999 Pacific Lumber Co. decided to set an agreement to save Luna and all trees within a 200 foot buffer-zone. Julia Hill agreed to come down. The organization also gave the $50,000 they raised to the Pacific Lumber Co. but…

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    Tossing and turning, I could not sleep the night before our cruise to Ensenada, Mexico. Excitement had gotten the best of me. It was the day of the cruise. We all met 5:30am sharp outside of our friend Aaron’s house. All of us carpooled together in Joey’s car and hit the road to Long Beach, California; where it is the home of the Carnival Corporation’s Long Beach Cruise Terminal. When we arrived we can see all the cruise ships that were departing that day. First we went through the terminals,…

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    sequel to The Living and in The Living a boy named Shy took a summer job to make some money. In a few months on a luxury cruise liner, he'll rake in tips and be able to help his mom and sister out with the bills. But then while on the cruise liner everything changes when the Big One hits. Shy is left at sea for weeks then a one of the biggest earthquakes to hit California strikes and his life is changed forever. The earthquake was only the first disaster recorded then suddenly it is a fight to…

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    Washington State What is the first thing what comes to our minds when we think of Washington State? Most would say; Bill Gates, Nintendo, lumber, Pacific Ocean, or Seattle, apple, Starbucks, tourism. This essay would like to introduce the state's breathtaking geographical features, its rich history and other interesting facts. As the name shows, Washington State is the only state which was named after a president. The name honors the first president of United States, George Washington.…

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    Responsibility). However, there are still companies who are against CSR due to several reasons. This essay will discuss about CSR as one of major management concept. In particular, it will consider the true meaning of CSR, the importance of CSR, the boons and banes of using CSR and the impact of CSR. To begin with one of the main topics in this essay is the definition of CSR. CSR, Corporate Social Responsibility,…

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    The analysis of organization culture in Lincoln Electric Company based on Harvard case study by Arthur Sharplin. Lincoln Electric Company founded in 1895 by Lincoln brothers John C. and James F. has managed to run successfully for 120 years and become the wold 's largest manufacturer of welding equipment. While the world was in economic turmoil during the Second World War the company has managed to grow its sales and productivity to an extensive amount and its growth is continuing up to…

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    1900’s as a company motivated to produce washers with a wringer attachment. The innovation soon caught the attention of identical industries, driving the company to borrow funds to expand and increase production. However, in the midst of the Great Depression, the company was faced with inadequate sales to pay back the money borrowed from Sears. Although with a workable agreement and a stock exchange, the loan was forgiven. Soon, both companies expanded the Kenmore line of washers in to…

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    Ethical Issue: Reflection

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    understanding of how ethical issues can impact an IT company. With have a better understanding of what an ethical issue is and the problems they can present in the IT field I believe I will have more courage to stand up and speak out about and issues that I find that could be considered unethical. My newly acquired understanding will also help me not break my own ethical code or that of an IT professional. How might what you have learned in this course influence your…

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    CSR is corporate social responsibility. By the abbreviation, CSR means corporation becomes responsible towards society. The actual definition of CSR is not yet clear. But according to E U Commission [(2002) 347final:5] “CSR is a concept where by companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and in their interaction with their stakeholders on a voluntary basis”. CSR is based on the concept of do “good business” for a good society- today and for the next…

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    Introduction E-commerce has become today an integral part of people 's lives, as they have become an important tributary of generating a lot of profit for the companies. These companies have a lot of pros to help them control of the e-commerce market. Also, these companies have a lot of obstacles that may prevent them today or in the future to achieve greater profits and get more customers. Amazon companies offering e-commerce since 1995, making this the oldest company in this area. In the…

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