1.The true art of Eastern poetry is much like calligraphy in that sometimes the shortest strokes yield the boldest lines. Even poets from centuries past in the “Classic of Poetry” collection, made it clear through their works that much can be said in the simplest phrases. My favorite poem in the collection reviewed, was “Quince”. It depicts real love in an admiring and soft manner instead of deep passion or stories of heartache which are commonplace in our modern society. “Quince” could have several different interpretations, but I favor the one I reference here. In each stanza, a girl gives […]
Confucius, Laozi, Classic of Poetry Post A Reading: Confucius 820, Li Po 1379, Tu Fu 1384, Li Ho 1389 It is assumed that Eastern works have influenced the West only a very little. I would beg to differ. Benjamin Franklin, for example, could easily be seen as an American Confucius as he wrote his own “analects” in Poor Richard’s Almanac. We might call his brand of knowledge as well as the brand of knowledge we get from Eastern works, secular intellectualism as the goal is not to attain salvation but enlightenment instead. Of interest to us is the word economy […]
Discussion 1 Housekeeping seems straightforward enough, but in fact can make the difference between a happy guest who returns and one that not only never returns, but posts negative comments on social media. If guests find their room, linens, and towels are unclean; their room unorganized; or the expected amenities missing or incomplete, they are going to be unhappy and may not return. Food and beverage is also key, especially hotel restaurants and banquet fare. If the hotel has few food and beverage options in the vicinity surrounding the property, the hotel food and beverage take on even greater importance […]
Housekeeping is one of the departments in the hotel that must work every holiday because the hotel is open and can be very busy. Assume that you have a housekeeping department with 12 employees and your hotel recognizes the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas as paid holidays. Also assume that at least one-half of your housekeeping employees need to work each holiday. What factors would influence you as the manager to develop a scheduling system that fairly assigns holiday work days and off days to these employees?
Food and Beverage: Food and beverage as well as banquet operations are very complex and depending on the size of the lodging property can represent a significant share of the property’s revenue. You will read the scenario and based on your reading and course work, respond to the checklist items. Scenario: The Basil Hotel is a complete resort property and has four restaurants, banquet facilities, and two (2) bars. A client has reserved 300 rooms for a wedding with the wedding banquet reserved for the main hotel ballroom on Saturday night. The banquet manager asked the new purchasing manager the […]
For this assignment, you will choose two topics from the list below. One topic will be from the global economic environment list and one from the trade environment list. For each topic, find a scholarly or peer-reviewed journal article from the Ashford University Library. The article should examine the topic (with broad application) to global marketing (and one or more of the marketing concepts outlined in Chapter 1). Write a half a page summary of the articles you used for each of the topics. Discuss how one or more of the marketing concepts learned in Chapter 1 of your text […]
Benchmark – Nursing Process: Approach to Care The nursing process is a tool that puts knowledge into practice. By utilizing this systematic problem-solving method, nurses can determine the health care needs of an individual and provide personalized care. Write a paper (1,750-2,000 words) on cancer and approach to care based on the utilization of the nursing process. Include the following in your paper: Describe the diagnosis and staging of cancer. Describe at least three complications of cancer, the side effects of treatment, and methods to lessen physical and psychological effects. Discuss what factors contribute to the yearly incidence and mortality […]
Review a Security Breach which occurred over the past year and present a research paper providing the below point Describe the incident Provide Specifics about the incident. What data or information was impacted? Describe threat modeling techniques which could have assisted in the mitigation of breach. How can the organization be better postured for future attacks?
High-Risk Nutritional Practices Paper Examine the high-risk nutritional behaviors associated with different cultures. Identify the historical perspectives, belief systems, and other factors associated with these high-risk nutritional behaviors for each culture. Write a 1,500-2000-word paper on your findings in which you accomplish the following: Summarize the high risk-nutritional behaviors practiced among two or three different cultures. Discuss the historical perspectives and belief systems of these cultures that influence the high-risk nutritional behaviors. Discuss the role of the health care provider in caring for individuals with high-risk behaviors for each culture. These may include, but are not limited to (a) education, […]
Complete the “Interrogation and Investigation Procedures” worksheet. Be sure to cite three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of your content. Use only sources found at the GCU Library, government websites/legal case sites, or those provided in Topic Materials