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Many employers are now requiring mandatory drug testing for applicants and current employees. Drug use has risen sharply over the past years and employers now need to take further precautions in order to maintain a reputable work environment. I believe this extra precaution will improve the workplace by creating a safer atmosphere, keep integrity and honesty in the staff, and eliminate many illegalities that go along with drug use in the workplace. These qualities would be further in

Education is the key to any countries economic success. For a country to be economically sound, the business and industry within that country must be financially prosperous. In today's high tech world economy, businesses and industries need well-educated employees to prosper. Therefore, the deterioration of a countries educational system should be considered a major economic problem. Between 1965 and 1980, the performance of American students dramatically declined, the education

Most of the problems of the United states are related to the economy. One of the major issues facing the country today is social security. The United States was one of the last major industrialized nations to establish a social security system. In 1911, Wisconsin passed the first state workers compensation law to be held constitutional. At that time, most Americans believed the government should not have to care for the aged, disabled or needy. But such att

Economic Growth is defined as the way that the real income of an economy increases over time. This generally signifies that the economy is wealthier and producing more, individuals are better off, and that living standards are higher. A more technical definition would go into the way that Economic Growth is measured - usually in terms of the Gross Domestic Product - the sum total of the value of a country's output over the course of a year. However GDP figures can be misleading

Computers & Economics In the business world today, computers and the software applications that run on them basically control a well organized business. Every major company is equipped with a computer, or network that connects through different branches throughout the firm.Computer Hardware: To keep up with the fastest technology that dominates the market is to be a sensible buyer. A system can be outdated in a matter of two years time. Software applications based o

A new study reveals that consumers are a lot more bullish about online banking services than previously thought, and that banks need to rethink how they go about segmenting customers and defining their value propositions. Online banking could grow by as much as 50% during the next year, according to the study, Competing on Supply, Winning on Demand. Recapturing Share of Consumer Financial Services, conducted by Bank Administration Institute (BAI) and The Cambridge Group. Twenty-fo

Why is organizational diversity important? Historically, diversity in the workplace has been recognized as an employment equity issue. Now, however, diversity in the workplace is being recognized as a benefit that will contribute to an organization's bottom line. Increased employee and customer satisfaction end up as increased productivity, all of which are measurable outcomes (Goff, 1998). Diversity goes beyond employment equity to nurturing an environment that values the d

On January 1, 1999 11 countries agreed that 2002 would mark the year that the Euro replaces the national currencies. Here we have another year for an absolute. By 2002 a single currency will exist in all the EMU countries. This is defined as the third and final stage of the EMU. The roots of the Economic and Monetary Union go back to the Treaty of Rome. Although the treaty was vague on monetary policy and had few binding constraints in macroeconomic policy, articles 104-

The Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) is a single currency area within the European Union in which people, goods, services and capital move without restriction (Europa Quest (1), 2001). Imperative to the success of the EMU is the implementation of a single European currency, the Euro, and the application of specific macro-economic policies by the EMU member states (Harris, 1999: 78). Moreover, it is the foreseeable intent of European governments to create a framework for stability, p

Finale's reputation for providing high quality desserts and maintaining above average customer service motivated members of our team to observe and analyze the bakery's operational process. Its outstanding performance was recognized when the restaurant was chosen as the Best of Boston 2000 in the dessert category and was featured on the Food Network. All team members participated in the observation and data collection process. The task time and eff