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Introduction And Literature Review On Esports

Pages: 4 (1060 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:46342889

… their notion of what differentiates a “real” sport from a “mere” game or hobby. Some sports that are now entrenched in the Olympic games, such as snowboarding, were once derided. On the other hand, many sports that have been mainstays in the Olympics still do not meet ……

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Hallmann, K. & Giel, T. (2018). eSports--Competitive sports or recreational activity? Sport Management Review 21(1): 14-20.

Keiper, M. C., Manning, R. D., Jenny, S., Olrich, T., & Croft, C. (2017). No reason to LoL at LoL: the addition of esports to intercollegiate athletic departments. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 11(2), 143–160. doi:10.1080/19357397.2017.1316001

Moosa, T. (2017). eSports are real sports. The Guardian. 11 Aug, 2017. Retrieved from  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/11/esports-olympic-video-games-ioc-gaming 

Pereira, A.M., Brito, J., Figueiredo, P., et al. (2019). Virtual sports deserve real sports medical attention. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine 5(1): https://bmjopensem.bmj.com/content/5/1/e000606.abstract

Rosen, G. (2017). Should e-sports be considered real sports? The Telescope. Retrieved from  https://www.palomar.edu/telescope/2017/11/14/should-e-sports-be-considered-real-sports-pro/ 

Stewart, J. (2017). Why esports ARE real sports: Video gamers\\\\\\' talents compare with those of athletes and their tournaments rival viewing figures of sport events. Mail Online. 24 Aug, 2017. Retrieved from  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/esports/article-4812762/Why-esports-real-sports.html 

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Catholicism From An Indian Perspective

Pages: 10 (2865 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:56618225

...Video games Staying with an Indian Family for 2 Days
Introduction
As Geert Hofstede notes, there are several cultural dimensions for each nation that influence how people of that nation think, what their values and beliefs are, and what their worldview is. These dimensions include power distance, masculine vs. feminine work ethic, long term orientation, individuality vs. collectivism, and so on (Hofstede Insights). However, some nations are actually quite diverse and are made up of many different smaller states where there are different subcultures within the main culture. India is one such nation in the world. India was really not a united country until the British colonized it and began to unite and gain control over the different states throughout the land in the 19th century (Panikkar). The dominant religion in India is the Hindu religion; however, there are Catholic pockets throughout the land, particularly in the South where there are communities……

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Bayly, Susan. Saints, Goddesses and Kings: Muslims and Christians in South Indian Society. Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Hofstede, Geert. Cultures consequences: Comparing values, behaviors, institutions, and organizations across nations (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2001.

Hofstede Insights.  https://www.hofstede-insights.com/product/compare-countries/ 

Panikkar, K. Asia and Western dominance. London: G. Allen, 1953.

Thurston, Herbert, and Andrew Shipman. \\\\\\\\\\\\"The Rosary.\\\\\\\\\\\\" The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 13. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1912.    http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13184b.htm 

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Best Buy Purchasing And Supply Management

Pages: 10 (2932 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Term Paper Document #:84472318

...Video games Purchasing and Supply Management at Best Buy Today
Headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota and founded in 1966, Best Buy Co., Inc. (hereinafter alternatively “the company” or “Best Buy”) is a leading retailer in electronics and other consumer products that competes throughout North America and Mexico today. As of early 2019, Best Buy operated nearly 1,200 large format as well as 51 small-format retail stores (Company profile, 2019). Despite its success in growing its market share in its existing market, the company is faced with the same existential threats as other major retailers, including most especially e-commerce operators such as Amazon (Wack, 2017). The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of the relevant literature to develop an informed and timely discussion and explanation concerning Best Buy’s new competitive environment and an analysis concerning how Best Buy's purchasing and supply management strategies contribute to their competitive advantage. In addition, an……

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Chan, R. (2011, June 29). Best Buy. Marketing, 20.

Corporate responsibility and sustainability. (2019). Best Buy Co., Inc. Retrieved from  https://corporate.bestbuy.com/sustainability/ .

Best Buy supply chain. (2019). Best Buy Co., Inc. Retrieved from https://www.bestbuy. com/site/help-topics/ca-transparency-act/pcmcat263000050003.c?id=pcmcat 263000050003.

Company profile. (2019). Yahoo! Finance. Retrieved from  https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/  BBY/profile?p=BBY.

Mitchell, S. (2009, September-October). The big box swindle: The true cost of the mega-retailers. Multinational Monitor, 27(5), 34-39.

Ong, T. (2018, May 1). Best Buy is closing all 250 of its mobile stores in the U.S. The Verge. Retrieved from  https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/1/17066232/best-buy-close-all-mobile-stores-may-us .

Thomas, L. (2019, August 28). Best Buy revs up supply chain ahead of the holiday season. CNBC. Retrieved from  https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/28/best-buy-revs-up-supply-chain-ahead-of-the-holiday-season.html .

Wack, K. (2017, June 29). Credit card issuers face peril from rise in store closures: American Banker, 182(124), 37-39.

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My Criteria For Quality Film Part 2

Pages: 6 (1702 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:29627000

...Video games My Criteria for Quality in Film 2
The period between 1970 and 2000 marked a significant change in the film industry as it was the second Golden Age of Hollywood. During this period, filmmaking experienced significant growth due to experimentation with new ideas. The experimentation not only facilitated the production of new movies, but also resulted in changes that included the incorporation of global prestige. This period is regarded as the second Golden Age of Hollywood because the old studio systems that dominated 1930s films broke down totally. In addition, the period was characterized by loosening of restrictions on obscenity, sexual content and violence (A&E Television Networks, 2018). As a result, film directors started making groundbreaking controversial content while others retained a romantic theme in their movies.
One of the directors who played a critical role in ushering the second Golden Age of Hollywood is George Stevens. Stevens shot never-ending……

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A&E Television Networks. (2018, August 21). Hollywood. Retrieved November 6, 2019, from  https://www.history.com/topics/roaring-twenties/hollywood 

Eyman, S. (2004, November 29). First Biography of Stevens, His Reputation on the Ropes. Retrieved November 6, 2019, from  https://observer.com/2004/11/first-biography-of-stevens-his-reputation-on-the-ropes/ 

Journeys in Classic Film. (2013, June 28). The Only Game in Town (1970). Retrieved November 6, 2019, from  https://journeysinclassicfilm.com/2013/06/28/the-only-game-in-town-1970/ 

Pfeiffer, L. (2015, November 15). Review: “The Only Game in Town” (1970) Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Warren Beatty on Blu-Ray from Twilight Time. Retrieved November 6, 2019, from  https://cinemaretro.com/index.php?/archives/7649-REVIEW-THE-ONLY-GAME-IN-TOWN-1970-STARRING-ELIZABETH-TAYLOR-AND-WARREN-BEATTY-ON-BLU-RAY-FROM-TWILIGHT-TIME.html 

Stevens, G. (Director). (1970). The Only Game in Town [Motion Picture]. United States: 20th Century Fox Film Corp.

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Death Of Kobe Bryant

Pages: 8 (2415 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Essay Document #:606401

… began playing basketball.  Even though he was in Italy, he continued to get inspiration from NBA players because his grandfather would mail him video of NBA games.   He would come home to play basketball in the summer, and when his family moved back to the United States he began playing ……

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Badenhausen, Kurt.  “Kobe Bryant’s $600 Million Fortune: How He Won On- And Off-The Court.”  Forbes.  28 January 2020.   https://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2020/01/28/kobes-600-million-fortune-how-he-scored-onand-offthe-court/#75edd8766d36 .  Accessed 15 March 2020.

Biography.com Editors.  “Kobe Bryant Biography.” A&E Television Networks.  25 February 2020.  https://www.biography.com/athlete/kobe-bryant  .  Accessed 15 March 2020.

CBS News.  “Kobe Loses McDonald’s Deal.”  CBS News.  23 January 2004.   https://www.cbsnews.com/news/kobe-loses-mcdonalds-deal/ .  Accessed 15 March 2020.

Sanchez, Ray.  “Kobe Bryant Was a Living Legend.  In His Final Hours, He Was an Ordinary Dad and Friend.”  CNN. 3 February 2020.  https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/02/us/kobe-bryant-final-hours/index.html.  Accessed 15 March 2020.

Wikipedia. “Kobe Bryant.”  Wikipedia.  8 March 2020.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kobe_Bryant .  Accessed 15 March 2020.

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Ethics And Health Information

Pages: 8 (2462 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Term Paper Document #:87876213

… prize. The trivia would focus on understanding security issues and increasing workers’ security intelligence. The weekly trivia contest could be like the trivia games played in restaurants and pubs, only here it would focus on security questions. This type of training is more interesting, generally, to workers—and … security questions. This type of training is more interesting, generally, to workers—and more meaningful and effective ultimately—than mundane Power Point presentations or computer-animated video that are watched for five minutes and then forgotten about. The goal here is to get the workers thinking about what matters in … matters in terms of security and then using that energy to keep them engaged and knowledgeable.
HealthIT.gov (2018) offers privacy and security training games that staff can play to build up their knowledge of how to ensure that systems are kept safe and secure. As Health IT.gov ……

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Campbell, R. J. (2004). Database Design: What HIM Professionals Need to Know.

Perspectives in Health Information Management 2004, 1:6 (August 4, 2004). Retrieved from  http://library.ahima.org/xpedio/groups/public/documents/ahima/bok1_024637.hcsp?dDocName=bok1_024637 

Crossler, R. E., & Posey, C. (2017). Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: Surrendering Privacy for Security's Sake in an Identity Ecosystem. Journal of The Association for Information Systems, 18(7), 487-515.

Donovan, F. (2018). Judge Gives Final OK to $115M Anthem Data Breach Settlement. Retrieved from https://healthitsecurity.com/news/judge-gives-final-ok-to-115m-anthem-data-breach-settlement

HealthIT.gov. (2018). Health Information Privacy, Security, and Your EHR. Retrieved from  https://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/ehr-privacy-security 

The IMIA Code of Ethics for Health Information Professionals. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.imia medinfo.org/new2/pubdocs/Ethics_Eng.pdf

Jackson, R. (2018). Pulling strings. Retrieved from  https://iaonline.theiia.org/2018/Pages/Pulling-Strings.aspx 

Prince, B. (2013). Programming Languages Susceptible to Specific Security Flaws: Report. Eweek, 12.  Retrieved from  https://www.eweek.com/security/programming-languages-susceptible-to-specific-security-flaws-report

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Enron Corporate Scandal And Microeconomics

Pages: 3 (975 words) Sources: 3 Document Type:Essay Document #:38293784

… provides insights on various topics that are relevant to microeconomics in relation to Enron corporate scandal.
One of the topics discussed in the video relating to microeconomics is market regulation, which is a board term used to refer to government policies that regulate the market. Market regulation … government policies that regulate the market. Market regulation is evident in the discussion regarding the energy sector in California. As noted in the video, California is one of the most regulated markets in North America. However, Enron took advantage of the existing market regulations in California relating ……

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Amadeo, Kimberly. “Deregulation Pros, Cons, and Examples.” The Balance, The Balance, 16 Jan. 2020,  https://www.thebalance.com/deregulation-definition-pros-cons-examples-3305921 

Gibney, Alex, director. Enron: The Smartest Guys In the Room. YouTube, Magnolia Pictures, 20 Oct. 2009,  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIwFO4_SWQQ&has_verified=1 

Kienitz, Paul M. “ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM (2005).” Paulkienitz.net, Paulkienitz.net,  https://paulkienitz.net/enron/smartest-guys.html 

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Competitive Advantage And Operations Management

Pages: 8 (2415 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:99381670

...Video games Operations Management 3
Purchasing
a. The product available for purchase is a pair of Chanel shoes. There are a number of things that I would take into consideration. Buying behavior is strongly related to whether the purchase is a high-involvement purchase or a low-involvement purchase. A high involvement purchase would involve significantly more time and research than might be the case for a low involvement purchase. Therefore, the amount of research, consideration and time that one would take for this pair of shoes will be dependent on whether the consumer views this purchase as high involvement or low involvement. As Deshmukh and Das (2012) note, social class can be a determinant of consumer behavior, and a pair of Chanel shoes is definitely one of those products. For some, this is a low involvement purchase and for others a high involvement one.
For me, this purchase fits a bit in the……

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Deshmukh, G. & Das, R. (2012) Consumer buying behaviour for high involvement products. Asian Journal of Management. Vol. 3 (3) 153-157.

Halton, C. (2019) Credence good. Investopedia. Retrieved March 26, 2020 from https://www.investopedia.com/terms/c/credence-good.asp

Interbrand (2019) Best global brands. Interbrand Retrieved March 26, 2020 from  https://www.interbrand.com/best-brands/best-global-brands/2019/ranking/ 

QSR (2017) The QSR Top 50. QSR Magazine. Retrieved March 26, 2020 from  https://www.qsrmagazine.com/content/qsr-50 

QuickMBA (2010) The value chain. QuickMBA.com. Retrieved March 26, 2020 from  http://www.quickmba.com/strategy/value-chain/ 

Zhang, B. (2018) The 10 best airlines to fly in North America. Business Insider. Retrieved March 26, 2020 from  https://www.businessinsider.com/best-airlines-in-north-america-for-2018-skytrax-2018-10 

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Barriers That Prevent Implementation Of IoT Within Small Businesses

Pages: 18 (5252 words) Sources: 37 Document Type:Case Study Document #:25628514

… of the most important features of IoT applications include the fact that conventional mobile devices such as smartphones, various types of personal computers, video systems and other handheld devices as well as objects that have traditionally not been viewed as being amenable can be incorporation into computer-based ……

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Ahamed, J., & Rajan, A.V. (2016). Internet of Things (IoT): Application systems and security vulnerabilities. 2016 5th International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems and Applications (ICEDSA), 1-5.

Aishah, S., Sahandi, R., Prakoonwit, S., & Khan, W. (2019). Big data and IoT opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In Handbook of Research on Big data and the IoT. doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7432-3.ch005

An, N. & Wang, J. (2018, October). Research and practice on innovative methods of ideological and political education for college student. Educational Sciences Theory and Practice, 18(5), 2386-2391.

Banham, R. (2016, July-August). IoT complexity: As the Internet of Things expands, the risks-and questions of liability-become more complicated. Risk Management, 63(6), 39-44.

Bhardwaj, A., Subramanyam, G. V., Avasthi, V. & Sastry, H. (2016). Review of solutions for securing end user data over cloud applications. International Journal of Advanced Computer Research, 6(27), 2277-2291.

Bok, H. (2014, September). An empirical study on factors influencing Internet advertising effects. Advances in Management, 7(9), 6-9.

Business.com. (2018). Disaster preparedness for small businesses. Business.com, September 26. Retrieved from  https://www.business.com/articles/business-disaster-prep/ .

Cass, J. (2019). Internet of Things: What it is, how it works, examples and more. Just Creative. Retrieved from  https://justcreative.com/2018/11/19/internet-of-things-explained/ .

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Virtual Learning Solutions For English As Second Language Students

Pages: 11 (3230 words) Sources: 10 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:70086670

… (p. 185). For students, having access to learning materials at their fingertips is a great boon. Being able to bring up digital texts, video, tutorials or message from an online platform can give them the support they need to stay connected, engaged and active in the learning ……

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Alvarez-Marinelli, H., Blanco, M., Lara-Alecio, R., Irby, B. J., Tong, F., Stanley, K., & Fan, Y. (2016). Computer assisted English language learning in Costa Rican elementary schools: an experimental study. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 29(1), 103-126.

Beetham, H., & Sharpe, R. (Eds.). (2013). Rethinking pedagogy for a digital age: Designing for 21st century learning. NY: Routledge.

Cassady, J. C., Smith, L. L., & Thomas, C. L. (2017). Supporting emergent literacy for English language learners with computer?assisted instruction. Journal of Research in Reading.

Jiang, H., Tang, M., Peng, X., & Liu, X. (2018). Learning design and technology through social networks for high school students in China. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 28(1), 189-206.

Kahai, S. S., Carroll, E., & Jestice, R. (2007). Team collaboration in virtual worlds. ACM SIGMIS Database: the DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, 38(4), 61-68.

Kasapo?lu-Akyol, P. (2010). Using educational technology tools to improve language and communication skills of ESL students. Novitas-Royal, 4(2).

Meskill, G., & Mossop, J. (2003). Technologies use with learners of ESL in New Your State: Preliminary report. Retrieved from  https://www.albany.edu/lap/Papers/technology%20use.htm 

Park, J. Y. (2011). Design education online: Learning delivery and evaluation. International Journal of Art & Design Education, 30(2), 176-187.

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