24 August 2015

Requirement for Portfolio- Comparative Industry analysis

Background Information

The purpose of the assignment is to gain a comprehensive understanding of a particular offender population and various treatment and intervention methods that benefit the population and assist in recidivism and controlling crime. You should choose an offender population and treatment intervention(s) that reflect your research or career interests.

The following are examples of various offender populations: users of illicit substances, juveniles/adults who commit homicide, juvenile/adult sexual offenders, dually diagnosed offenders, perpetrators of domestic violence, and gang members. Choose one of your choice of the above-noted offender groups.

While you are choosing your paper topic, please keep in mind that you need to be able to locate and review 3-5 professional journal articles related to the specific offender population and treatment modalities.
Follow this Format Highlighting each category and its sub categories

Abstract:

Only one paragraph

Introduction

Discussion of the topic one or two paragraphs followed by the purpose/thesis statement as the last sentence of the introduction.

Summary and Analysis/ Review of the Literature:
I. Literature Review

This will be a minimum of 6 page (extra will help) submission that identifies supporting literature related to the topic of research selected. I would suggest that you construct it like an annotated bibliography – your articles/journals will be easier to summarize that way. There should be at least 8 succinct different resources that you will cite within your text. (All paraphrased with in text citation, no direct quote).

A. Identify the offender population you selected Demographic Characteristics

B. Crime Statistics

II. Treatment Modalities

A. Effective treatment

B. Ineffective treatment

III. Challenges faced by treatment providers

IV. Challengers faced by the offenders

The second part of the research paper:

The following information should be a minimum of 5 pages in length (extra will help)

I. Legal Cases related to your offender population

II. Traditional policing models

III. Alternative policing models

IV. Crime control implemented through household, school, or community

V. Analyze your population – personal opinion here

Conclusion

Restatement of the purpose statement/theme followed by a concluding paragraph

References

Extra pages please



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Requirement for Portfolio- Comparative Industry analysis Background Information The purpose of the assignment is to gain a comprehensive understanding of a particular offender population […]


24 August 2015

Journal opinion articleOrder Description
This assignment should be presented as a Journal opinion article. The article should be timely and
address an economic issue of current interest to Wall Street Journal readers. Read several articles in
the Op Ed section of the Wall Street Journal for reference. Formal footnotes are not required but
the article should clearly refer to other contributions in the Journal or elsewhere. Minimum length is
400 words or approximately two pages and maximum length 600 words or approximately three
pages. Footnotes, titles and other extraneous material are not counted when determining the
length of the paper. This paper is worth 100 points
Paper Requirements:

1. This assignment should be presented as a Journal opinion article.  The article should be timely and address an economic issue of current interest to Wall Street Journal readers.  Read several articles in the Op Ed section of the Wall Street Journal for reference.  Formal footnotes are not required but the article should clearly refer to other contributions in the Journal or elsewhere.  Minimum length is 400 words or approximately two pages and maximum length 600 words or approximately three pages.  Footnotes, titles and other extraneous material are not counted when determining the length of the paper. This paper is worth 100 points.

2. This paper should be submitted as a Word file. Do not submit in odt or other formats because the papers are checked by turnitin.com and this program will not read these formats. Use 12 pt. type (Times New Roman font) in Normal style with 1.25 inch right and left margins and 1 inch top and bottom margins. Double space the paper and left justify.

3. Plagiarism will result in a failing grade for the course.  You may not copy any work by anyone else or have anyone else write the paper for you.  You may not submit work that you did for other courses.  The originality score given by turnitin.com is used to monitor plagiarism but other information may be used to determine whether or not the paper is the original work of the student who has submitted it. 



Grading Rubric: This paper will be evaluated using four criteria

1) Organizational structure – 25 points.  Is the paper logically organized?  Are ideas cogently presented and explained?  Is the writing convincing?  Does the writing sustain interest?

2) Writing style – 25 points.  Is the writing original and provocative? Does the paper have a professional tone? Does the paper satisfy the requirements in the syllabus?

3) Analysis – 25 points.  Does the paper take and support a position?  Is the analysis reasonable?

4) Grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntax – 25 points.  Is the writing grammatically correct?  Are words spelled correctly?  Is word choice correct for the context of the sentence?

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Journal opinion articleOrder DescriptionThis assignment should be presented as a Journal opinion article. The article should be timely andaddress an economic issue of current […]


24 August 2015

Fisher-Price Toys, Inc

1         Introduction

The assignment is an important part of this module’s assessment scheme. It counts 70% towards the overall mark. You are required to read carefully the case study provided. In order to prepare your assignment and on the top of the information provided, you should also read the material provided in class, and a couple of additional references, as well.
Assignments are individual pieces of work that should reflect your own opinions. You should therefore restrain from getting outside assistance or copying and pasting material from the internet or other sources in order to construct your arguments. Assignments are checked for plagiarism as part of the submission process.

2         Background

The case study selected for this assignment is the Fisher-Price Toys, Inc., a popular case in basic economics and management from the prestigious Harvard Business School. The purpose of this case to help students understand how markets work, by studying consumer behaviour, demand, supply and pricing decisions. This case portraits a toy factory in the USA, intending to launch a new product. In order to succeed, managers have to analyse and decide on various important issues. Despite the case looking a bit out of date, the underlying issues and challenges faced then, are still very much valid in today’s corporate environments.
This case provides an excellent opportunity to identify and discuss the key economic and management issues at stake in a corporate environment.

3         Key Questions

Please, read the case study provided. Assume that you are in 1970 in the USA and have been hired as a business consultant to help the top management of Fisher-Price Toys, Inc. to decide on the launching of the ATV Explorer.
1.       Should the company launch or not launch the ATV Explorer? Explain why.
2.       What price tag would you recommend for that product and what kind of measures would you also recommend to take, in order to pursue that price? Would the new product with the recommended price be sustainable in the long-run?
3.       By the early 70’s you realised the market for toys in the US is about to change. What strategies would you recommend for the future (next 10 years) in terms of new products and prices in order to match supply with demand in a profitable manner?
Please, explain clearly:
1.       The option(s) you selected
2.       The rationale and analyses that support your decision
3.       Likely risks of the decision
4.       The expected outcomes of the decision

4         Learning Objectives


This assignment provides an opportunity to analyse microeconomic business environments, with a focus on demand, supply and pricing decisions.
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Fisher-Price Toys, Inc 1         Introduction The assignment is an important part of this module’s assessment scheme. It counts 70% towards the overall mark. You […]


24 August 2015

Describe how the HVA used in disaster planning differs from the environmental risk assessment post disasterThe assignment of the first week includes two questions that you will answer BUT please be guided
by the following instructions (VERY IMPORTANT) the topic of this week is about Environmental
Assessment; Natural and Man-made Hazards 1- Please answer both questions using ONLY THREE
references but please remember to include at least one ot two of them from the references of
reading assignments of this week that I will offer here and the rest can be from your choice, and
the reading assignment of this week are:
• Coppola (Coppola, D. P. (2011). Introduction to international disaster management (2nd Ed.).
Burlington, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann. (available online) Chapter 2; (AND)
• Kapur (Kapur, G.B. and Smith, J.P. (2011). Emergency public health preparedness and response.
Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Chapter 11
https://www.proactnetwork.org/proactwebsite/en/resources/tools-for-environmental-assessment
https://documents.wfp.org/stellent/groups/public/documents/ena/wfp038210.pdf
.
1. Describe how the HVA used in disaster planning differs from the environmental risk assessment
post disaster.
2. Applying research principles identify how you would gather appropriate data to do a rapid
assessment?

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Describe how the HVA used in disaster planning differs from the environmental risk assessment post disasterThe assignment of the first week includes two questions […]


24 August 2015

Examine whether Roman family law appeared to drive change in Roman people’s behavior (eg, Augustan marriage laws) or responded to changes in society (movement from manus to sine manu marriage) etc or some combinationConsider whether the law shaped patterns of behavior or the reverse in Ancient Roman Society
from the perspective of Roman Family Law
Examine whether Roman family law appeared to drive change in Roman people’s behavior (eg,
Augustan marriage laws) or responded to changes in society (movement from manus to sine manu
marriage) etc or some combination. The discussion should include points on the historical
development and general features of the Roman family, including the concept of Roman marriage;
marriage cum manu and marriage sine manu. Dowry (dos) and donatio ante nuptias. Divorce
(divortium). Patria potestas. Tutorship (tutela impuberum and tutela mulierum) and guardianship
(cura).
Refer to secondary sources (modern texts) and also the primary materials (Roman law texts such as
Justinian’s Digest) as reference materia

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Examine whether Roman family law appeared to drive change in Roman people’s behavior (eg, Augustan marriage laws) or responded to changes in society (movement […]


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