The contemporary world is characterised by unparalleled progress that affects all spheres of life. Traditionally, economic development is considered to be one of the moving forces that stimulates the development in other spheres of life. However, nowadays some specialists underline that the cultural development is not less significant than economic one and is also extremely important for harmonic development of human society. At the same time, the current process of globalisation that was...
Citizenship covers a wide spectrum of features and has been constantly changing with time, developments of technologies, shifts in the democracy paradigm and public expectations. "Citizenship may be defined as that set of practices (juridical, economical, political and cultural) which define a person as a competent member of society and which as a consequence shape the flow of resources to persons and social groups" (Turner, 2000)(Favorites bar). The status of being a citizens...
In the budgeting process, managers in every department ask for the resources they need to achieve their goals. They explain to their superiors why they need these resources and also tell how they will complete their job. The communication between superiors and subordinates helps affirm their mutual commitment to company goals. In addition, different departments and units must communicate with each other during the budget process to coordinate their plans and efforts. For example, the MIS...
Globalisation is often portrayed as a positive movement which brings diverse cultures and societies together, integrating them into a global village with evident benefits for all participants in the process. It is widely depicted as an inexorable result of human progress and social evolution governed by the laws of nature but in reality, globalisation is anything but a natural sequence of processes resulting from the cross penetration of different cultures and peoples of the world....
It wasn't that long ago that the PC was the only choice you had if you wanted to play games online. The first console that had online capabilities was the Sega Dreamcast, that lead the way for other consoles. The Dreamcast didn't sell very well, and the company wasn't able to support it anymore and went out of business. It wasn't until 2002 that PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube introduced online capabilities. Now that developers knew what gamers wanted it was very natural for a console to...
Malaysia is a renown country that is located in the southern parts of Asia, Malaysia consists of thirteen states and three federal territories which in general forms up a total land mass of 329,847 square kilometers, the country also boost of a population of 28.25 million people this is according to the 2010 census. one unique thing about Malaysia is the separation of the country into two separate regions by the South China Sea but the same country with its capital city base situated at Kuala...
Since I was about six years old I have been playing softball, and it's amazing how I am now 21 and still have the same love for the game. It amazes me on how much of a team sport softball really is, you have to have trust in your teammates in order to play the game. Everyone has to help everyone else out especially since it is such a fast playing game. Now that I am older and understand the game a lot better it made me wonder how in the world someone came up with such a mentally and...
The different types of organizations and individuals at every stage of the value chain are involved. The Competitive arena includes major studios which are vertically integrated, independent production companies, totally independents, some major national exhibition chains and a few smaller regional promoters & exhibitors and art houses. The studies are often carried out simultaneously in four different functions: Financing, production, distribution and advertising. In this case, we...
Together with the media explosion, celebrity culture has become a rising tide on all field of communication industry. Moreover, celebrity content has been basic to the news media in the recent century. From the nightly television programmes to mass market magazines to the online edition of newspapers, celebrity news has proved its efficiency to attract attention and to impulse consumption (G.Turner, 2010). In the past, celebrity news might once have been more or less limited to a specific range...
Facebook has only been in existence since 2004 and its CEO and co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, an ordinary people who is just only 26 years old, dropped out from Harvard to pursue his dream of growing his company. The events surrounding Facebook's founding have already become the common and popular social networking in nowadays usage. It has been reported that the film will not paint Zuckerberg in the best of light. But if the life of any 18-20 year-old were chronicled, it would likely be full of...