Pre-Departure Training There are a number of different components to pre-departure training for managers who are being sent on overseas assignments. Without pre-departure training, there is considerable risk that the international assignment will be a failure on some level. The assignment will either not meet expectations, or the manager will come home early. There is…(Continue Reading)

Digital Divide Crosses All Borders, Culturally and Geographically, Discuss How the Digital Divide Affects Society in 2014 The global segregation in myriad aspects owes due to deference of information because technology or rather the lack of it is the causation of the term digital divide. The manifestation is observed glaringly in the realms of schools,…(Continue Reading)

Labor Unions The benefits that labor unions accrue to their members are well-known, in terms of offering better bargaining power for work terms and conditions. The relationship between unions and business, however, has often been characterized as adversarial in nature. Yet, there are benefits that unions can offer to the companies that employ them. The…(Continue Reading)

Art The Wikipedia web site defines “art” as a “generic term for any product of the creative impulse,” while Encarta Encyclopedia considered this concept as “the product of human creativity in which materials are shaped or selected to convey an idea, emotion, or visually interesting form.” These definitions are related in the study of eight…(Continue Reading)

Such movements, however, had a way of becoming victims of their own success, as Niebuhr argued. Insofar as they spoke to popular aspirations and needs, they attracted large followings, necessitating new structures and hierarchies. The sharp critiques of social injustice became muffled as devotees percolated up into the respectable classes. Enthusiasm waned, leaving liturgy and…(Continue Reading)

Britain The Celts Celtic history and influence in Britain spanned several centuries: between the 7th and 1st centuries BCE. The Celts originated in Central and Western Europe and they eventually migrated to the British Isles. The Celts would have a huge impact on early British linguistic and cultural development. They would later be considered adversaries…(Continue Reading)

This first collection of poetry relates of these experiences of dislocation, refuge and identity crisis, as Abinader, one of the reviewers of Handal’s work, points out: “Nathalie Handal’s new collection of poetry, the Lives of Rain, places us in gritty scenes of exile, occupation, dislocation, refuge, and solitude — scenes that are often associated with…(Continue Reading)

Asian History is largely a story of power and subjugation. Being unfree and disempowered as been unfortunately normative, which is why the last vestiges of what Dahl, Nexo and Prendergast call “unfreedom” stand out in the modern era. North Korea is perhaps the most potent and extreme example of unfreedom in the world. As Daniel…(Continue Reading)