Daily Archives: November 16, 2016

Expatriate Selection: HLE in Russia A Case Study

Background

HLE originated in Dartford, England in 1987, as a small engineering company founded by two Imperial College London civil engineering graduates, Louis LeChat and Michael Horace. After successfully winning a small contract to work on the Channel Tunnel project in 1989, HLE grew from strength to strength, finally being acquired in 2005 by the Stairway Engineering Group, a collective of French, Belgian, Dutch and British engineering firms operating in the European railtrack sector.

Today, HLE is one of the leading European providers of automatic railway route setting systems.   Over the past five years, firms in the Stairway Engineering have been bidding for contracts in Eastern Europe and, in particular, in Russia, where there have been an increasing number of prospects for growth.   In 2009, HLE narrowly missed….

Atkins Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport (SST): The Provider encounters a defect in the physical condition of the Area Network which … an experienced contractor or consultant would have judged at the Contract Date to have such a small

Historically, there has been scarcity of case law concerning NEC suite of contracts since its 20 years of existence. In recent times, case laws concerning NEC suite are on the rise; and it is interesting that you can find many adjudication enforcement proceedings issued on NEC compared to other forms of contracts. Perhaps, these case laws may (or may not) be as a result of the collaborative and proactive approach that the suite encourages. The case between Atkins Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport (SST) [2013] EWHC 139 (TCC) is of particular interest in that the issue between the parties was the interpretation of compensation event provisions of the amended NEC3 contract, which stated that

“The Provider encounters a defect in the physical condition of the Area….

As a potential Contract Manager in the UK construction industry, you are to critically evaluate the contractual implication of the case between Atkins Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport [2013].

Historically, there has been scarcity of case law concerning NEC suite of contracts since its 20 years of existence. In recent times, case laws concerning NEC suite are on the rise; and it is interesting that you can find many adjudication enforcement proceedings issued on NEC compared to other forms of contracts. Perhaps, these case laws may (or may not) be as a result of the collaborative and proactive approach that the suite encourages. The case between Atkins Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport (SST) [2013] EWHC 139 (TCC) is of particular interest in that the issue between the parties was the interpretation of compensation event provisions of the amended NEC3 contract, which stated that

“The Provider encounters a defect in the physical condition of the Area….

Use a critical thinking framework to evaluate alternative courses of actions and reach sound decisions in workplace situations.

Objective 2:  Use a critical thinking framework to evaluate alternative courses of actions and reach sound decisions in workplace situations.

Objective 7:  Evaluate the relative merits of different forms of business and nonprofits organizations and the fiduciary duties of corporate directors, officers, and shareholders.

Objective 8:  Analyze common legal and ethical challenges associated with international business relationships.

 

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Evaluate the relative merits of different forms of business and nonprofits organizations and the fiduciary duties of corporate directors, officers, and shareholders

Objective 2:  Use a critical thinking framework to evaluate alternative courses of actions and reach sound decisions in workplace situations.

Objective 7:  Evaluate the relative merits of different forms of business and nonprofits organizations and the fiduciary duties of corporate directors, officers, and shareholders.

Objective 8:  Analyze common legal and ethical challenges associated with international business relationships.

 

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How does China’s Comparative Advantage compare with that of the UK?

 What are the sources of China’s comparative Advantage? How does China’s Comparative Advantage compare with that of the UK? Unit Learning Outcomes Assessed.

Analyse current issues in international trade and commercial policy. Make policy prescriptions with regard to issues in International trade. Early Career/ World Class Professional Skills (PLOs being assessed or developed)/Assessed.

A guide to answering this question.

First, I would try to understand the question and identify key points/words, e.g. Sources: what has China got that makes them competitive in production and  international trade? To keep your answer in context, you will need to use the various theoretical concepts of comparative advantage (see Ricardo, etc). What is comparative advantage? How is it different from absolute advantage? You will therefore need to start from the Classical theory….

What are the sources of China’s comparative Advantage? How does China’s Comparative Advantage compare with that of the UK?

 

  Unit Learning Outcomes Assessed.

 

Analyse current issues in international trade and commercial policy. Make policy prescriptions with regard to issues in International trade.

  Early Career/ World Class Professional Skills (PLOs being assessed or developed)/Assessed.

 

A guide to answering this question.

 

First, I would try to understand the question and identify key points/words, e.g. Sources: what has China got that makes them competitive in production and  international trade? To keep your answer in context, you will need to use the various theoretical concepts of comparative advantage (see Ricardo, etc). What is comparative advantage? How is it different from absolute advantage? You will therefore need to start from the Classical theory of trade up to Linder’s similarity of preferences to trace the various theoretical….

US History I – To 1877 : reading of two texts: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass, and the excerpt of Cannibals All by George Fitzhugh: Who are these writers, and where are they coming from socially and intellectually?

US History I – To 1877

21:512:201

Paper Assignment #2

 

Close-Reading Assignment

 

In this paper, you will do a close reading of two texts: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass, and the excerpt of Cannibals All by George Fitzhugh. Douglass and Fitzhugh were contemporaries, but one was a slave and the other a slave owner.

You will write a paper using only these sources in which you compare and contrast their arguments on slavery. For example, you may think of these two writers as being in dialogue or debate over the issue of slavery in order to analyze their arguments and their rhetoric – that is, how they make their arguments. You will be expected to dig quite a….

close reading of two texts: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass, and the excerpt of Cannibals All by George Fitzhugh: compare and contrast their arguments on slavery

US History I – To 1877

21:512:201

Paper Assignment #2

 

Close-Reading Assignment

 

In this paper, you will do a close reading of two texts: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass, and the excerpt of Cannibals All by George Fitzhugh. Douglass and Fitzhugh were contemporaries, but one was a slave and the other a slave owner.

 

You will write a paper using only these sources in which you compare and contrast their arguments on slavery. For example, you may think of these two writers as being in dialogue or debate over the issue of slavery in order to analyze their arguments and their rhetoric – that is, how they make their arguments. You will be expected to dig quite….

It is important to understand how middle-range theory can help you in your everyday environment as a nurse

Applying Theory to a Practice Problem: Part 2: Application of Middle-Range Theory to Problem

It is important to understand how middle-range theory can help you in your everyday environment as a nurse. In the previous assignment, you identified a practical problem that emerged from the evidence in the extant literature or professional practice. In this assignment, you will explore and apply middle-range theory to solve the specific problem that you identified.

DIRECTIONS:

Consider the problem that you described in the previous assignment and the instructor feedback about that assignment.

Write a paper that describes how middle-range theory can be applied to the identified problem. The paper should include the following:

A brief summary of the problem. A description of a middle-range theory that could be applied to the….