Total Quality Management Theory (TQM in Systems Analyst)

Total Quality Management Theory Several USA companies, for example, Motorola, Xerox, and Texas Instruments have been using system wide programs, which directly address the concerns of this management approach. They aim to meet the needs of the customer by providing a quality-based service of efficiency and effectiveness. Total Quality Management programs have also met customer…

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How to Promote Your Book on Your Website

Set up your website to promote your book Your own website is the best way to promote your book. It allows you to build an audience, providing you get the right traffic. To achieve this you’ll need to add lots of relevant and unique content and also inject the right keywords and descriptions. Your author…

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The Once Man – A Short Ghost Story for Adults

I wrote The Once Man as part of my assignment for the Curtis Brown novel writing course. The Once Man: A Short Ghost Story I drive down the narrow country road flanked by lofty trees. The road is clear up ahead. I wind down the car window and breathe the damp air. My skin tingles….

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Systems Analyst (Hard and Soft Systems Thinking)

Systems Thinking Approaches Hard Systems Thinking  Hard Systems Thinking is ultimately goal-seeking and focuses on intangible problems, where as soft systems thinking is a qualitative approach to the tangible problems of the real world. Ackoff (1974) concluded that objectivity is “the social product of the open interaction of a wide variety of individual subjectivities.” Hard…

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Sociology Methods of Research – Interviews

Sociology Methods of Research – Interviews Sociologists use both primary and secondary data in their methods of research. The primary data is information they have conducted themselves through various methods such as observation, interviews and questionnaires. They will also use secondary data from other publicly available printed sources. These include government statistics, historical documents and…

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Old Father Time Poem for Christmas and the New Year

I wrote this Old Father Time poem when I was 14-years-old and thought I’d share it. Old Father Time Poem “Christmas – what is it?” I heard him declare, As he walked past this morning with his nose in the air And old legs a wobbling, And grunts in his voice, “Christmas is happiness, laughter,…

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