This paper examines the reasons for studying religion and the necessity for teacher, student, administrative or parental involvement in the process of learning about religious diversity. Chidester suggests that the study of religion and religious diversity can usefully be brought into conversation with recent research on new formations of citizenship.
Meeting the challenge of attaining overall development has for a long time been the
preoccupation of all nations of the world. Because of the multi-faceted and allencompassing
nature of ‘development’, even the most advanced nations of the world
today are battling with many ‘developmental’ challenges. Suffice it to agree with the
notion that development is a process and not a destination.
A main aspect of our empirical exercise concerns the nature of the shock affect-
ing the economy. The introduction of cloud computing allows firms from all sectors
to reduce fixed costs in ICT and turn part of them into variable costs. In our analy-
sis we focus on the reduction in the fixed cost associated with the introduction of
Education of the patient is a critical part of treating tuberculosis. The health worker
must communicate with a patient clearly and supportively from the time of
diagnosis, throughout the long treatment process, and until the patient is cured. The
patient’s family will also need information, advice, and support.
At the time of diagnosis, patients need basic information about tuberculosis and
how it is spread. They may be afraid and need reassurance that TB can be cured.
They need an explanation of the treatment process and the necessity of directly
Chapter 5 provides knowledge of culture, management style, and business systems. What you should learn from chapter 5: The necessity for adapting to cultural differences, how and why management styles vary around the world, the extent and implications of gender bias in other countries, the importance of cultural differences in business ethics, the differences between relationship-oriented
and information-oriented cultures.
Agile, strategic supply chain management is a key competitive necessity in today’s no-room-for-error business arena. And few organizations have acquired more knowledge—and demonstrated better results—than the team at global management consultancy Pittiglio, Rabin, Todd, and McGrath (PRTM). In the breakthrough reference Strategic Supply Chain Management, two of PRTM’s leading consultants in this practice explain everything that corporate decision-makers need to know to create value and competitive advantage from their supply chains....
Major oil spills attract the attention of the public and the media. In recent years,
this attention has created a global awareness of the risks of oil spills and the damage
they do to the environment. However, oil is a necessity in our industrial society, and
a major sustainer of our lifestyle. Most of the energy used in Canada and the United
States is for transportation that runs on oil and petroleum products. According to
trends in energy usage, this is not likely to decrease much in the future.
Currently, the development of products at the nano- and microscale is being driven by economic
necessity in highly developed countries in order to improve the quality of life, and in recent years
to prevent the spread of global terrorism. Nanotechnology is seen as the next step in the industrial
revolution and, as such, requires manufacturing processes that will revolutionize the way small
products are made. The promises offered by nanotechnology will change the way we exist.
In 1996 the debate regarding the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant
Responsibility Act centered on the necessity to screen foreigneducated
health care professionals seeking employment in the United
States. The focused and controversial discussion also raised cogent
points regarding the qualifications of an entity to perform such an
Based on its established track record in providing credentialing
services to a variety of health occupations, CGFNS International was
named in the Act to provide health professions screening when the law
Women will be more and more involved in the global workforce, in
both formal and informal work. In ensuring economic survival for
themselves and their families they employ a variety of strategies, some
of which entail great danger for their health. This review highlights the
necessity to strengthen and put in place more and better programmes
and practices so as to ensure women’s health and safety at work, while
facilitating their access to economic and social equality.