Robert Horton

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  • Bp Oil Spill Case

    With turnover at the CEO level constantly changing viewpoints of where the company should go, lack of company culture being spread throughout rigs and locations, and a lack of safety procedures actually being carried out, BP was doomed. CEO Robert Horton, 1989 wanted to cut expenses by $750 million, he started by removing management levels and cut back on the people working at BP headquarters. Horton also changed the decision making process so that there were smaller teams that were meant to keep open lines of communication. In 1992 David Simon became CEO and he continued to cut expenses, focusing on staffing. When John Browne became CEO in 1995 he gave all employees a sense of power and a voice, he wanted everyone to be involved in the decision making process. Under Browne asset managers came about, which turned into a model referred to as the “asset federation” this caused site managers to be compensated for their individual locations performance, which threw best practices and risk management out the…

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  • Native American Dance: Lester Horton Technique

    Lester Horton Lester Iradell Horton was born January 23, 1906 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Iradell and Pollyanna Horton. As a child he was interested in Native American culture, which is also what sparked his interest in dance. He studied several Native American tribes including, the Iroquois, Red River Indians, Penobscot, and Ojibway. Horton also studied ballet for two years, and took classes at the Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis while working for the Indianapolis Little Theatre.…

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  • Nation Identity Research Paper

    Patricia Cormack (2008)’s ‘True Stories’ of Canada: Tim Hortons and the Branding of National Identity has described the famous coffee chain brand Tim Horton’s successful approach of making itself an authentic icon of Canadian national identity. According to her theory, Canada’s identity was “in crisis” at that time: Canada has been always portrayed as analogous to the United States, a typical symbol of Canada is rarely observed and strong flows of various forms of American culture had…

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  • Essay On How The Grinch Stole Christmas

    people consider The Grinch to be too childish; it is one of the best Christmas movies. Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer, cartoonist, animator, book publisher, and artist. He died on September 21st, 1991. Throughout his life he had many accomplishments. Out of all of the things he was good at, he was best at authoring children’s books under the name of Dr. Seuss. Before his death, Dr. Seuss sold over 600 million copies of several of the most popular children’s books of all time and all…

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  • Summary: The Scottsboro Trial

    Additionally, in this trial, the implications of an elected versus appointed judge can be seen. Judge Horton did the right thing by overturning the conviction of Haywood Patterson, he did so at great risk. Horton, an elected judge, basically ended his career with this move. It is this situation that leads me to believe that judges should be appointed rather than elected. Not every judge, especially when put in a situation like this, would have the integrity to ignore the political…

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  • The Scottsboro Case: Injustice

    and said” it was all price’s idea to accuse the defendants “(Bellamy 30). Attorney General Thomas Knight gnawed at bates until she said”ILD had aid for her clothes and trip back to alabama”(Bellamy 30). So Thomas suggested she was nothing more than a paid witness for the defense. Thomas stated”she was lying during the first trial or she was lying now and her testimony could not be believed”(Bellamy 31). On April 29 1933 the jury decided haywood was guilty as charged. It took only a matter of 5…

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  • Scottsboro Boys Research Paper

    because Ruby bates had syphilis before Scottsboro. In the direct examination from Hon Samuel Leibewitz Ruby Bates talks about when she got syphilis. The quote that shows this is “I had syphilis, yes sir” will you tell me the date the doctor began treating you for that? “The first Monday in April 1931.” (Leibowitz) This quote with when she said she got it would make sense that Roberson raped her. Later, you find out that she had it before the first time she gave.” You do not know where you got…

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  • Plain View Doctrine (PVD)

    1. the Plain View Doctrine (PVD) The police officers lawfully obtained evidence from Archer’s dining room under the PVD because the officer was in a place where he had a right to be and saw accessible property that was recognized as the candelabra. The Supreme Court has held that even if there is no warrant, obtaining evidence is always reasonable under the Fourth Amendment, if (1) the police entrance to the place to be searched is valid and (2) the PVD prong test is satisfied: if an officer is…

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  • To S. M. A Young African Painter, Learning To Read, Myself

    A Young African Painter, On Seeing His Works, by Phillis Wheatley, Learning to Read, by Fances Ellen Watkins Harper, and George Moses Horton, Myself, by George Horton, express education heightening the human expreince. The authors are all grateful for their abilities, and appricate their gifs, but also lament the overwhelming struggles…

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  • Gender Equality In Susan Glaspell's A Jury Of Her Peers

    In society, there is always the desire to be “loyal to your sex” (Glaspell), to protect those that one relates to the most. In Susan Glaspell’s short story, A Jury of Her Peers, the characters personify that exact constant by protecting their peers, respectively, as a result of the historical gender segregation. To begin, the women in the short story are not friends, with the narrator of the story stating “She [Martha Hale] had met Mrs. Peters the year before at the county fair… she remembered……

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