How a liberal learned to respect conservative thinking and accept the fact that, yes, the right is happier than the left By Catherine Caldwell-Harris Photo by Jessica Scranton What It Means When You Dye Your Hair Purple Should a something information technology specialist, by all accounts a competent employee, be able to dye her long, wavy brown hair purple without getting grief from management?
It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value. Stephen Covey, American leadership consultant and writer Out of 5. We can't argue with them, tell them they should be believers.
And, realistically speaking, if the majority of humanity remain nonbelievers, it doesn't matter. The problem is that the majority have lost, or ignore, the deeper human values - compassion, a sense of responsibility.
That is our big concern.
Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years. We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state. American and Foreign Culture essaysThe world we live in can be considered as being a complex system of values and traditions, of customs, and national identities. The differences that lie at the basis of each of the world's civilizations and cultures is what gives our society its sense of indiv. Adolescence (from Latin adolescere, meaning 'to grow up') is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood (age of majority). Adolescence is usually associated with the teenage years, but its physical, psychological or cultural expressions may begin earlier and end later.
Edwards DemingAmerican Statistician It is important that an aim never be defined in terms of activity or methods. It must always relate directly to how life is better for everyone. The aim of the system must be clear to everyone in the system. The aim must include plans for the future.
The aim is a value judgment.
Edwards DemingAmerican Statistician My aim is not to teach the method that everyone ought to follow in order to conduct his reason well, but solely to reveal how I have tried to conduct my own. It is what the customer gets out and is willing to pay for. A product is not quality because it is hard to make and costs a lot of money, as manufacturers typically believe.
Customers pay only for what is of use to them and gives them value. Nothing else constitutes quality.
Drucker, American Management Guru That business purpose and business mission are so rarely given adequate thought is perhaps the most important cause of business frustration and failure.
Drucker, American Management Guru in 'Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices' Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Drucker, American Management Guru The most important, and indeed the truly unique, contribution of management in the 20th century was the fifty-fold increase in the productivity of the manual worker in manufacturing. The most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century is similarly to increase the productivity of knowledge work and the knowledge worker.
Drucker, American Management Guru Wine maketh merry: Instead of managers, they need to be cultivators and storytellers to capture minds. Leif Edvinsson, pioneer on Intellectual Capital in Corporate Longitude A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
English Proverb Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted. Albert Einstein -German-born brilliant American theoretical physicist Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Albert EinsteinGerman-born brilliant American theoretical physicist The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.Akio Igarashi is a professor of law and politics at Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan.
He is editor in chief of The Journal of Pacific Asia and author of a number of books and articles, including Japan and a Transforming Asia (Henyousuru Asia to Nippon [Seori Shobo, ]).
The goal of Sudoku is to fill in a 9×9 grid with digits so that each column, row, and 3×3 section contain the numbers between 1 to 9.
At the beginning of the game, . Ho Chi Minh, the enemy of the United States in the Vietnam War, was initially a friend. He worked with U.S. special forces in rescuing downed American airmen and providing intelligence on Japanese movements during the last year of World War II.
Excerpt from Term Paper: Japanese Correctional System as Compared to the American Corrections System The Japanese correctional system places a strong emphasis on rehabilitation and preparing the prisoner for being released once again into society.
Return to Responses, Reflections and Occasional Papers // Return to Historical Writings. Reflections on Ellen Schrecker and Maurice Isserman's essay, "The Right's Cold War Revision". I have long called myself a social conservative.
I think it is very important to have standards for behaviour (etiquette) and defined roles. The problems with this system is not that it exists, but the lack of flexibility and the value placed on them.