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  • The Importance Of Operations Research

    Operations research is a field of study that utilizes sophisticated and forward-thinking analytic systems to drive better decision making by managers. The focus is on improving outcomes, performance and effective decision making. A byproduct of this work is increased efficiency. Processes are broken down into many layers within the system; analyzing behaviors to have an authentic sense of where opportunities for improvements may lie. Managers develop strategies and commit to financial resources based on the information obtained. (Langabeer & Helton, 2016). One such process is Forecasting or “a collaborative process that estimates the volume of patients who will be served over a specific time period” (Langabeer & Helton, 2016, p. 107). A more precise definition may be a “projection of a demand that will occur along three dimensions: service type, location, and time” (Langabeer & Helton, 2016, p. 107). An area where managers in the hospital setting use forecasting most frequently is the allocation of labor. Admission and discharge times are collected over days, weeks and months. Managers have access to this information to determine what days, shifts and hours are the busiest. In units where the volume is dictated by the number of surgeons, vacations are monitored to predict what the volume and need for the OR suites and appropriately trained staff may be. It is not unusual to have decreased surgeries during peak vacation time and during the Holidays. That being said,…

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  • Social Movements: The Great Schism And Protestant Reformation

    Several religious movements and social movements as well as the rise of Christianity in this era, had a major effect on the world including the areas of architecture and design. The occurrence of these movements had a big impact and influence on design; The Great Schism and Protestant Reformation were some of the big movements of the late fourteenth century. These movements led to big changes in the Church doctrine that led to a mass affection in Europe. The architects respond to the changes…

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  • Moral Setting In Frankenstein

    His social location as a person was destroyed and nothing anyone cared about. Another emotional character was Victor, who had to go through the creation of something that killed the people closest to him. The setting of Frankenstein is just the cornerstone for the story. From the setting comes the theme, the explanation of the characters, and the reasoning behind many of the problems. If the story would have been written in a different time period, or a different area of the world. Life of the…

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  • Baroque Style In Early Europe

    Baroque is a tradition representative of Europe art culture style. This word comes from Portuguese ”BARROCO”, which means pearls that not perfect sphere and in the early time it refers to grotesque shape. In addition, “Baroque” means peculiar, strange, and distortive in Italian. Moreover, “Baroque” in French means messy. In the early Europe, it used to describe the work that "lack of classical balance ", which was originally named that advocate of classical art in seventeenth Century is…

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  • What Are The Advantages Of The Dark Ages

    A Time of Loss The Dark Ages deserves its name because during this time Europe lost its liberty, literacy and life. Europe was on its way to growing into an advanced society, but with invasions impacting the populace of Europe it’s growth was majorly stunted. These invasions made Europe regress to a rudimentary society that based their way of living off of fear. During this time, many people feared for their lives and reverted to a way of society that was beneficial for their…

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  • Sexuality In Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire

    To communicate the truths of history is an act of hope for the future-Daisaku Ikeda. The influence of history greatly affect literature and how we view it compared to other times. By using the historical/topical theory we bring to light how the major issues, circumstances that produced it, and main aspect of the book were influenced by the time period it was wrote in. The major issue in “a streetcar named desire” is the idea of sexuality. Sexuality is defined as being a person’s sexual…

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  • Summary Of The Novel The Quarter-Pie Window

    1. The book, The Quarter-Pie Window was written by Marianne Brandis, and is about a young girl, Emma, and her little brother, John, who just lost their family in a fire at their old barn and now must live with their newly found aunt, Mrs. McPhail, in the city. Emma has to work for her aunt at her hotel as a chamber maid, while John has to work for Mr. Blackwood at his ranch as a stable boy. Emma was expecting to work at a much higher position at the hotel but is madden by the fact that she is…

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  • Essay On Medieval Times

    There were many significant events that played out during the Late Medieval Time Period, and although there were several occasions when there was failure, there were several occasions of victory as well. The general atmosphere of the Late Medieval Times was as complex as present day, and was full of development. There was constant development in every aspect, including the social, political, religious, intellectual, technological, and economic aspects. The social aspect of the Late Medieval…

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  • John Steinbeck The Chrysanthemums Analysis

    “The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck examines a moment in the life of Elisa Allen, house wife and gardener. The story tells of Elisa’s experience with a traveling tinkerer who aims to earn a bit of money repairing their pots and pans. While the interaction with the man does not last long, it awakens something in Elisa that she had long put to bed. Steinbeck masterfully captures the suppressive life of an American wife in the 1930’s with realistic style. The story beings on a hazy December…

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  • Difference Between Civil Rights And Land Rights In Australia Between 1960-1980

    What is the difference between Civil Rights and Land Rights in Australia between 1960 and 1980? 1. What argument does the source make? (if you are having trouble with this question, try breaking it down into two separate questions: What is the source about, and what does it say about its subject?) A. Source A, explores post the 1967 Referendum, in terms of addressing the misconceptions and generalisations that have been produced by scholars, the media and journalists, of whom have…

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