Robots in Japanese Hospitals

Following stiff competition in the manufacture of machines from the other high performing Asia economies like South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore, Japan shifted focus to high precision items like robotics and optics. The robotics industry is indispensable in Japan than any other country in the globe. This industry provides employment opportunities to more than a quarter million industrial robot employees. It is anticipated that in the subsequent 15 years, the number will grow exponentially to over a million workers, and…

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Progress of liberty, equality and power in the US

The journey to liberty, equality and power in the United States after the Civil war to the present gives a succinct understanding of the progress which the US has underwent from the older simple State to the current industrialized and powerful nation. This perception not only aids in understanding the impact of equality and liberty notion with regard to the rich American history as well as how dominant groups have contributed to the shifting balance of liberty, power and equality…

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The clash of civilization

The clash of civilization is a theory that people’s religious and cultural identities will be the main course of conflict during the post-cold war. Huntington states that future wars would be conflict not between nations but between cultures and that religious extremism would be the main threat to the global peace. According to Huntington, the future will be based on religion and culture. His basis of the clash of civilization forecasts wars and alignments around different civilizations Islamic, Japanese, Western,…

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Socially Engaged Buddhism

Engaged Buddhism often referred to as socially engaged Buddhism is a movement under the Buddhist religion. This was founded by Zen monk Thich Hanh a Vietnamese around the 20th century. The basis of Engaged Buddhism is applying the teachings from Buddhism in a more social or activist manner. Engaged Buddhism thus looks at the social structures and uses a perception that suffering might have it genesis from them. It finds specific economic, political and social institutions as indices of hatred,…

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The Comedy of Errors

I watched the Comedy of errors by William Shakespeare on April 14th at the P2 Black box theater. The play is about the harsh bad relationships between cities and what their citizens go through at the hands of the other. This situation is made worse when the victim Egeon feels he deserves the penalty has he has no reason to live owing to his family misfortunes before. The situation is changed when he reunites with his family in the Forbidden…

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His Girl Friday

The film starts in the Chicago Morning Post newsroom where Hildy Johnson believes that she wants a way out of the reporting clamor, she needs a normal life. Nevertheless her Ex-husband who is also the big city newspaper editor seems to have other plans.  Warmly charming and beautifully brilliant, the film comes out as a classics with a comic outlook to the public manipulation shady game. Hildy intends to her journalism job so she could get married to an insurance…

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How positive psychology affects a college athlete

Positive psychology is an outcome of the desire to scientifically explore positive aspects of human life. The positive psychology theory has come a long way over years and with research it has unearthed building blocks of well-being and happiness. For instance, Martin Seligman found out that the degree to which people used their strengths largely impacted on the quality of lives. Physical activity or sports involves bodily movement and is carried out persistently. Increased sporting activity has been associated to…

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American presidential six year term proposal

The proposal to have a one six year term for American presidents and no eligibility for re-election could never have come at a better time than this, going by recent historical happenings, it is clear that the past four presidents of the United States have had trouble in their second terms in office. Scandals, impeachment as well as a meltdown on the economy is not a coincidence to have happened to almost all the previous United States presidents during their…

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Does Social Media affect our lives

Social media has the potential to bring us closer to the online community, Share happiness memories, photos of all kinds, support cross-border communication, help to establish and maintain friendship and community management. However, it is obvious that we will link us with the power of social media, but are you disappointed at times? How will it affect online safety? I always think that the influence of the network age on the reality of human relations has been greatly underestimated. Take…

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Project management a case study of TELUS communication INC

Introduction TELUS communication is a Canadian based company that provides several communication products as well as services across Canada. As such the company carries out several small scale and large scale projects within Canada. A project by definition is a temporary effort to establish a unique product or service and last for a specific time period. This discussion thus highlights various project management elements with respect to TELUS communication. Project governance at TELUS communications Project governance is the process of…

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Religious Identity and Globalization: Furthering Challenges

Since God has set the rules and has made them difficult to challenge, religion provides answers to questions concerning self-identity.[46] However, in providing such answers, religion also institutes a notion of “truth,” which implies an automatic exclusion of the one—called an “abject”—who does not adhere to such “truth.” In times of uncertainty like globalization, therefore, collective identity is reduced to a number of cultural religious characteristics —“them” and “us” and “they” and “our.” In other words, the abject suddenly becomes…

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Cloud Computing Trends

Cloud computing is slowly changing from business buzzword to industry vital solution; technology indicators revealed migration to the cloud as a huge trend in 2015, with researchers anticipating that expenses on cloud services would reach $300 billion by 2016. At the moment, the perceived industry opportunity linked with the cloud has motivated service vendors to invest more as a result of the emerging cloud landscape founded on inferences regarding how space requirements may evolve. As businesses begin to place more…

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Health Effects of Sugar

Sugar is a short-chain, soluble carbohydrates composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, which are mainly found on tissues of most plants but are sufficient in concentrations in sugarcane plants. Sugar comes in various types, ranging from simple sugars (Monosaccharides) such as glucose, fructose, and galactose. Granulated/ table sugar (disaccharides) such as sucrose, maltose and lactose and longer chains of sugars (oligosaccharides). Sugar as a food component is one of the most utilized commodity in the world, with an average person…

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Training needs assessment Strategies

The current working environment demands skilled employees to assist in carrying out sophisticated tasks in a cost-effective, efficient, and safe manner. Training an often performance improvement tool is required where employees are not meeting the expectations of their job positions performance standards. Such gaps in skillset levels can only be identified through comprehensive training needs exercise. A training needs assessment is a procedure that allows organizational members or employees to know their employee’s inadequacies so they can handle their responsibilities…

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How to get rich

How to get rich is a book written by Felix Dennis who is one of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs informs readers that getting rich is not a simple task. When reading through the book, there are cases where one might get de-motivated and perhaps give up. But where one does not feel motivated, it’s an indication that you really will learn how to get rich. Felix Dennis recites his stories of troubles and hardships. He also highlights the importance of…

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Economic Growth and Poverty in Nigeria

It is anticipated that economic growth will ignite economic development and better living standards of many. This is expected to improve the present poverty levels. Nevertheless, the most crucial problem in the Nigerian Economy presently is that there is a huge gap between the level of economic growth and real development. This is attributed to the existing poverty levels within the Nigerian society.  As a consequence, the increasing levels of poverty in the Nigerian economy is normally among the negative…

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Consumer Behavior

It is critical for any organization to understand consumer behavior prior to launching any product or service. Failure to analyze how consumers will respond to specific services or products may lead to inherent losses on the part of the company. Consumer behavior is quite complex since every consumer has a distinct attitude and mind with respect to the purchase, intake, or disposal of a service/product. Knowing the concepts and theories of consumer behavior aids to market the service or product…

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Law Enforcement and Counterterrorism Policies

Terrorism has now become one of the most salient security issues in the International system. Terrorism is by no means a new term as acts of terror date back to 66AD to the violent activities of the Sicarii in Palestine. To date there is no universally agreed comprehensive definition of terrorism given the pejorative nature of the word, however, it can be simply defined as the threat of ghastly violence and the use of fear to compel, coax, and gain…

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Using average control chart to monitor turnaround time in a clinical laboratory.

The constant development of healthcare systems calls for understanding process variation. It is detrimental to eradicate extraneous process variation using all possible avenues, while uplifting adequately defined metric closer to their target values. Common instances of vital healthcare variables involve waiting times, lab turnaround times, medication errors, response times of emergency services, patient satisfaction scores among others. Effective study and monitoring of such variables could be a genesis to considerable quality improvements. Within the statistical quality control, process control charts…

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The impact of oil and gas explorations

Impact of seismic exploration The issue is that during seismic exploration, agricultural activities like silage preparation could easily shred the wired flags used for survey stakes mapping out of the exploration areas. This metal bits could affect animal life if consumed from the silage. Furthermore, if animals consume flags or ribbons from stakes and markers they could also die. In addition, seismic lines significantly destroy vegetation leading to environmental pollution such as sediment particles entering water surfaces. In situations where…

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