b. EXPLAIN how the total revenue test can be used to determine if a demand curve is elastic or inelastic. Use two graphs with numerical examples in your response. ( ____/5)
Everybody has a goal and it is impossible to know what drives us to want to take risks to achieve our dreams, but people sometimes do crazy, dangerous things when trying to their goals. For example, Aengus walked through hilly lands and hollow lands for years just to find the love of his life. Farah Ahmedi climbed a mountain with a prosthetic leg to reach freedom and protect her family. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi fought two vicious snakes to protect his human family. All these characters had different reasons for their actions, but what was similar in all of the characters was that they all had determination, desire, and the ability to take on hardship to reach their goals.
In Malcolm X’s excerpt My First Conk, He describes the process to get a conk. He talks about how his friend will do it for free instead of paying for it. He then goes on to list the items they need to buy to make the “congolene” to make the conk. They need “Red Devil lye, two eggs, and two medium- sized white potatoes… and a large jar of Vaseline, a large bar of soap.” Then the drugstore clerk comments about the Malcolm X getting a conk and Malcolm proudly says “Right!” He later goes on to describe the way the mixture is made and how the Red Devil lye makes the mixture burning hot. His friend tells him “it burns bad but the longer you can stand it, the straighter the hair.” He then proceeds to start to comb it into
1. Which accounting method best reflects the economic reality? Put another way, which accounting numbers – the GAAP or non-GAAP numbers best reflects economic reality? [10 points]
Implementation of a computer system to replace paper documentation would require the involvement of an interdisciplinary team. This team would be comprised of several members, each with a specific job. The first member selected would be a Clinical Nurse Informaticist. This team member would be charged with giving valuable input on the software needed for nurses to properly care for and chart on their patients. With the knowledge of nursing practice and informatics, this team member would very valuable in bringing the two together in the most efficient way possible. The next team
Michael Dorsey is a young New York actor that’s very talented but has managed to turn every producer in the country against him because he likes to do things his way or no way. His agent can’t seem to find him anything after a tomato commercial that Michael lost because he didn’t feel the tomato wasn’t “properly motivated.” A popular soap opera has an opening for a woman part Michael auditions as “Miss Dorothy” and gets the part becoming widely known. He falls for a co-actor, Julie, on the show and they become very close, Julie’s father also becomes close to Dorothy and proposes. Michael decides to end Dorothy live on the show when he reveals that Dorothy is really Michael. In the end he talks to
Step 5: Give me your two premises and your conclusion on the topic (see slides from Live Lecture 2)
What is your understanding of “ truth” after your study of conflicting perspectives and their representation?
trial. The story is set in the early 1930s in Maycomb County, Alabama, with her older brother
"Each of us are special, unique, and gifted with a purpose, dreams and destiny to fill through the assignments you will complete for God and man: Good or bad!" ~ Jon Barnes
A mockingbird is a harmless bird that makes the world more pleasant by doing nothing but sing to us and doing no harm to anyone. In To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the mockingbird symbolizes Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, Scout and Jem, and Mayella Ewell, who were all peaceful people who never did any harm. To kill or harm them would be a sin. Scout's father, Atticus, tells Scout and Jem, "I'd rather you shoot at tin cans in the backyard, but I know you'll go after birds. Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a
To transform a good company to great company is all manages' dream, but only few of them make it. To find out the core factors which lead to a good company became a great company is very difficult, because in different era, different industry companies face different opportunities and threats. To begin the research for the Good-to-Great study, Jim Collins and his research team searched for companies that: performed at or below the general stock market for at least fifteen years; then at a transition point began to pull away from the competition, and sustained returns of at least 3 times the general market for the next fifteen years. He started with a list of 1,435 companies and found eleven that met his criteria.
"Good is the enemy of great” is the first sentence in Jim Collins book; Good to Great, Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Other Don’t. Jim Collins says, because good is the enemy of great, is one of the key reasons why we have so little that becomes great. This book is packed with leading edge thinking, understandable examples, and data to support the conclusions. It is a challenge for CEOs, entrepreneurs and leaders to show evidence of the discipline required to shift their companies from Good to Great.
The first issue is what actually is truth? There are many things that we perceive to be true, depending on perspective or our beliefs, which differ from one person to the next, known as