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    America’s history or an interpretation of the nation’s history has been played out throughout the decades in film, the Western is no different. While other countries have adopted their own versions, the American Western has qualities can only be interrupted as American. While playing out the the fight against evil, greed, and taming of the frontier, the Western was also depicting America’s thoughts about itself. Like the films, the nation was fraught with conflict for what ideals it should stand for. As time went on the Western took on other themes that were coming to the forefront in the nation’s identity. Films like The Great Train Robbery, depicted good over bad, basic values that were evident. Others that came after it were also illustrating “much about America’s past, glorifying the past-fading values and aspirations of the mythical by-gone age of the West” (Dirks Part 1). Was America trying to escape the new ideas coming to the forefront of American life or trying to make sense of it? The Western genre tried to convey it’s own message on ever changing times about equality, individualism, and justification for the conflicts in which the nation was a part of. When a movie like the first American Western, The Great Train Robbery, are revisited, there is only one battle going on. This battle is between “a basic moral opposition between good and evil” (Cawelti 36). The movie basically conveys right and wrong. There are no additions of “others” are not evident in this…

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    Wal-Mart’s dynamic leader, whose vision, empathy, and work ethic centered on achieving his objectives through hard work, with consideration for, and inclusion of all associates, enabled him to inspire others to work toward achieving his vision (Bergdahl, 2004). Ultimately, through the creation and maintenance of a healthy organizational culture, in which all management decisions and employee behavior align with Sam Walton’s vision and the three central values on which the organization was…

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    The show opens with a fast forward to the final episode of the season, similar to season one of How to Get Away with Murder (Robinson, 2015). A station wagon is seen flying down a dirt road and we see the three main characters (who are inside the car) looking behind them in a panic. Without any further context it will cut to the opening credit sequence which are panoramic shots of New Mexico, inspired by the opening scene of chapter 39 of House of Cards (Buchman, 2015). In the pilot episode, the…

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    cult television show Supernatural tells the story of brothers Dean and Sam Winchester, played by Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, respectively, who hunt a variety of supernatural monsters from vampires and demons to sirens and ghosts. The show is one of the longest running shows for the network and for it’s genre; it entered its twelfth season on October 13. Supernatural has employed narrative elasticity in several episodes throughout its tenure, and these episodes tend to become the most…

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    Conclusion Keller Williams Realty, a United States born franchise is an international Real Estate powerhouse. The organization is founded and headquartered in Austin, TX in 1983 by Gary Keller along with Joe Williams. The franchise is boastful at being the largest real estate franchise in the world by agent count with over 150,000 agents as well as having over 700 offices worldwide. Keller Williams Realty has expanded its operations outside of the North America region to include 31 countries and…

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    In the 1950s, the civil rights movement gained popularity. Rosa Parks remains one of the most prominent and impactful leaders of the civil rights movement. On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks sat in the front row of the “colored” section of seats on the bus. When the “white seats” filled up the driver asked Parks to move from her seat to make room for a white person. Rosa Parks refused and stayed seated. She then got arrested and fined for her act. The social norms targeted and harmed Rosa Parks and…

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    (Prabhjyot Sandhu) Wal-Mart, one of the world’s most successful retailing corporations is the leader in the industry to this date. This giant empire was founded by Sam Walton in 1962. Wal-Mart changed the face of the retail industry as its competitors thought the idea of a successful business built around by offering a lower price and great service would never work. Sam Walton had disproven the traditional retail corporation’s approach to the success and growth of his empire, as the company had…

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    Mary Kay started a company in 1963 with a5,000 investment. Today, Mary Kay Cosmetics is a Huge company worth millions and millions of dollars. Mary Kathlyn Wagner (Real Full Name) was born in the state of texas in 1918. For most of her childhood, she helped her sick father while her mother worked long hours at a Restaurant type place. Mary Kay married Ben Rogers when she was 17 . They had 3 children , 2 Boys And 1 Girl. Oldest Son (Richard R. Rogers) Middle Child (Ben Rogers Jr.) Youngest And…

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    Introduction Zappos is a famous online retailing site in America, which was founded in 1999. Within 10 years, the corporation had already reached $1 billion in gross merchandise sales. Today, the website has grown into the most significant online shoe retailer. Zappos’ number one core value is to deliver the ‘WOW’ factor to customers through excellent customer services (Roell, 2009). This paper will explore the sustainable competitiveness of Zappos based on the resource-based view (RBV) theory. …

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    Harry’s Ace Hardware’s IT Infrastructure The company’s IT infrastructure consists of the use of personal computers as well as the use of RF scanners. Both the computers and scanners run off of the operating systems called Windows. The computers use the program called Epicor Eagle for Windows. (G. Lampard, personal communication, October 26, 2017) Epicor program is also tied into the corporate website called Acenet that the Harry’s uses to order product for the store. It also has a POS system…

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