Friday, August 21, 2020
English National Identity among EthnicÃ Minorities Identity is something a large number of us donÃ¢â¬â¢t consider, yet it is the principle power behind our every day choices. Britishness is characterized as the state or nature of being British. This implies Britishness includes propensities, practices, language, culture, and images that are normal, conspicuous, and famous to the United Kingdom. In some cases be that as it may, it is difficult to characterize Britishness on the grounds that it can't be characterized as a certain something, in the same way as other personalities, it develops and changes ever so often.British personality has been a subject of numerous discussions since the 1960s, provoked at first by Ã¢â¬Å"the loss of realm, at that point by the ascent of the government assistance state, after war dark and Asian movement and section into the European Community, and all the more as of late by the devolution of capacity to Scotland and WalesÃ¢â¬ (Parekh, 1). Ã¢â¬Å "Some guarantee that the most testing minority joining in contemporary society is worker root non-white communitiesÃ¢â¬ (Maxwell, 2), however this is turning into a bogus case. The British national personality has been on a decrease with more Britons guaranteeing their way of life as English, Scottish, Irish, or Welsh.This in any case, isn't valid for ethnic minorities in the UK. Title texts around numerous papers read Ã¢â¬Å"Ethnic minorities are currently bound to feel British than white peopleÃ¢â¬ There was an examination done by the Institute for Public Policy Research that brought about 51 percent of blacks and Asians depicting themselves as British contrasted and only 29 percent of whites. Information shows that in 1996, Ã¢â¬Å"52 percent of respondents to a survey said they saw themselves principally as British. By 2005, this had tumbled to only 44 percent. The IPPR study said that Scottish and Welsh devolution had harmed British feelingÃ¢â¬ (Daily Mail).Professor Pl att expressed that Ã¢â¬Å"Given the present nervousness around migration and worries that it is testing a brought together national personality, it is intriguing to find that minorities in certainty hold more grounded British characters on normal than the larger part, we additionally observe that they much of the time oversee double personalities, as opposed to restricting one to the next. Among the greater part, singular nation personalities, for example, Scottish or Welsh can be held close by a British character, however as a rule appear to fill in for itÃ¢â¬ (CLS).Many accept that the longing for minorities to incorporate into society isn't sufficient to make a feeling of having a place and at last the sentiment of Britishness. Ã¢â¬Å"The want to be vital to society must be responded as well, regarding the chance to have a place with the national network, just as far as financial incorporation. So the long haul intergenerational decrease in prejudice in British society is addi tionally a significant and important condition for joining and patriotismÃ¢â¬ (Katwla, 1). Minorities in Great Britain are dynamic in British society.Katwla claims that Ã¢â¬Å"there is a solid professional joining inclination among minorities Ã¢â¬ for municipal and political cooperation, vote based system and the standard of law, and most perceive the significance of the English language for social, monetary and city incorporation. Ã¢â¬ The acknowledgment about being British could likewise be a direct result of the mutual history among Britain and the immigrantÃ¢â¬â¢s home nation. In spots, for example, India and Africa, the realm was profoundly established into their history. Katwla goes much further to state that Ã¢â¬Å"The issue isn't simply guaranteeing a voice fit as a fiddle a typical future.It is additionally about advising ourselves that convoluted and challenged however it absolutely was, we have shared more history than we might suspect. You can search for and dis cover British Muslim enthusiasm in reports from the First World War channels, and not just over the most recent couple of years. Ã¢â¬ There is be that as it may, a negative side to this, as the ethnic minorities are guaranteeing a British personality, many white Britons are asserting another. There is a developing apprehension that the ascent in English national personality is additionally an ascent in threatening vibe towards social decent variety. So some express the dread that an arrival to the customary Ã¢â¬Å"blood nationsÃ¢â¬ will leave the ethnic minorities as the last Brits standing, coming together for a banner that indigenous Brits have desertedÃ¢â¬ (Katwala). There is a more fragile feeling of British national character among white Britons. This assumed decrease in Britishness can be viewed as Ã¢â¬Å"resulting from either of two procedures, from one viewpoint, the English have all the earmarks of being turning out to be more Ã¢â¬Å"EnglishÃ¢â¬ to the detriment of being British. Furthermore, the Scots are viewed as turning out to be more Scottish.And a subsequent decrease in Britishness is assumedÃ¢â¬ (Bechhofer, 252). Devolution has contributed in the decay of a British national personality. Ã¢â¬Å"The biggest negligible impact by a huge separation is the impact of being conceived in Northern Ireland Ã¢â¬ this diminishes the likelihood of revealing a British character by 24%. It is practically sure this is driven basically by Northern Irish Catholics among whom there stays a solid interest to be a piece of Ireland and not simply the UK and who think as Irish as opposed to BritishÃ¢â¬ (Manning, F79-F80).Many white Britons are not guaranteeing a national personality and it appears that, for white Britons, the neighborhood character is a higher priority than the national character. For minorities, it is simpler to character with the national personality in light of the fact that there are no pessimistic undertones related with it. Th e British personality takes into consideration the outsiders to keep their home character which they can keep up their ethnic personality. Ã¢â¬Å"British is a mark that joins all people groups living in Britain today paying little mind to shading, belief, and nationalityÃ¢â¬ (Bechhofer , 256).Immigrants who become UK residents are substantially more liable to report a British personality and the take-up ofcitizenship may be affected by various variables. Ã¢â¬Å"First, there are various down to earth preferences to citizenship Ã¢â¬ one has the option to work and vote in the UK and one can go into the nation without the requirement for a visaÃ¢â¬ ¦ Apart from the functional focal points, there might be progressively enthusiastic favorable circumstances to receiving a British personality. Specifically we theorize that settlers might be bound to communicate a British personality if Britain contrasts well and the nation from which they cameÃ¢â¬ (Manning, F93).Minorities in Britai n have additionally acclimatized into the way of life of being British. Ã¢â¬Å"There is a lot of variety across nation of birth in the portion of workers revealing a British personality. For those from Slovakia it is under 5%, for those from Malta over 80%. Be that as it may, there is, generally, a straightforward clarification for these enormous crosscountry contrasts Ã¢â¬ the normal measure of time spent in the UKÃ¢â¬ (Manning, F84). It appears that the more drawn out the individual remains in the nation, the more they will consider themselves British, Britishness just appears to develop on individuals. Benedict Anderson characterizes the country as Ã¢â¬Ëan envisioned communityÃ¢â¬â¢ that is regionally constrained and joined by a Ã¢â¬Ëdeep, flat, comradeshipÃ¢â¬â¢ between its individuals. Adam Luedtke characterizes social personality Ã¢â¬Ëan full of feeling (enthusiastic) condition of having a place in a social groupÃ¢â¬ ¦that comes from broadened socialization, and isn't effectively changed. A Ã¢â¬Ënational identityÃ¢â¬â¢, along these lines, is the passionate condition of having a place felt by residents towards, and inside, the Ã¢â¬Ëimagined communityÃ¢â¬â¢ of their nationÃ¢â¬ ( Kerr, 1).Over the decades there has been a general decrease in the extent of individuals who characterize themselves as British and broadly describe themselves as Britons. By and large, a higher extent of non-white ethnic minorities will in general call their selves British and identify with the British national personality. Taking everything into account, absorption into the British culture has achieved a solid character for ethnic minorities. The inverse is valid for the white British population.On normal there has been a decrease in asserting the British national character and this decay can be highlighted devolution occurring around the United Kingdom. Works Cited BECHHOFER, FRANK, and DAVID McCRONE. Ã¢â¬Å"Being British: A Crisis Of Identity?. Ã¢â¬ Political Quarterly 78. 2 (2007): 251-260. Scholarly Search Premier. Web. 26 July 2012. Ã¢â¬Å"Centre for Longitudinal Studies. Ã¢â¬ Ã¢ Ã¢â¬ CLS. ESRC, n. d. Web. 26 July 2012. <http://www. cls. ioe. air conditioning. uk/news. aspx? itemid=2080>. Ã¢â¬Å"Ethnic Minorities More Likely to Feel British than White People, Says Research. Ã Mail Online. Related Newspapers Ltd, 2007. Web. 26 July 2012. <http://www. dailymail. co. uk/news/article-436928/Ethnic-minorities-likely-feel-British-white-human says-explore. html>. Katwala, Sunder. Ã¢â¬Å"Why Do Non-white Brits Feel That Little Bit More British? Ã¢â¬ Ã British Future. English Future, 30 June 2012. Web. 26 July 2012. <http://www. britishfuture. organization/blog/why-do-non-white-brits-feel-that-tad progressively english/>. Kerr, Steve. Ã¢â¬Å"The Decline of British Identity. Ã¢â¬ Ã E-International Relations. E-worldwide Relations, 13 Apr. 2012. Web. 0 July 2012. <http://www. e-ir. information/2012/04/13 /the-decay of-english character/>. Keeping an eye on, Alan, and Sanchari Roy. Ã¢â¬Å"Culture Clash Or Culture Club? National Identity In Britain. Ã¢â¬ Economic Journal 120. 542 (2010): F72-F100. Business Source Premier. Web. 30 July 2012. Maxwell, Rahsaan. National and Minority Identification among Non-whites in Britain: Where Is the Tradeoff? Distribution. College of Massachusetts, Amherst Department of Political Science, n. d. Web. 26 July 2012. <http://www. ecprnet. eu/MyECPR/recommendations/reykjavik/transfers/papers/1008.
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Monday, July 13, 2020
Introducing FOCUS - Powered by MeisterLabs - Focus Sometimes, it feels like there are an innumerable number of things that divide us. Even at work, there seem to be a hundred big and small issues that cause friction â"miscommunications, misunderstandings and mismatches. Bad prerequisites, wrong assumptions and ill-conceived goals. It is those things that keep us from focusing on the stuff that truly matters, and from reaching our shared goals, together. So we at MeisterLabs are on a mission. A mission to give workers the tools and the knowledge they need to overcome friction at the workplace, and instead unite their skills, creativity and brainpower to achieve truly great things. You already know our products: MindMeister, an app to help you visualize, develop, and share your ideas. And MeisterTask, a solution to help you turn those great ideas into reality, together. Introducing FOCUS After MindMeister and MeisterTask, weâre now introducing FOCUS a small piece of virtual real-estate which weâve picked to be the new base of our mission. Here we will share knowledge, experiences, tips, and stories from real people their successes as well as their failures. A place where you can come to get inspired, learn from others, and find solutions to the struggles your team faces. Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together. â" James Cash Penney So hereâs what you can expect to find on FOCUS: No fluff, no shady link-building, no content for contentâs sake. Instead: high-value, evidence-based, honest articles, written with the purpose to help you work together more effectively. Meet the Voices of MeisterLabs Weâre real people, with real opinions, values, and knowledge, but also real struggles, pet peeves and weaknesses. Each one of us was hand-picked because we bring something special to the table. The Content Team Meet Olivia Jardine As MeisterLabsâ communications manager, Olivia works on all things content, partnerships and PR. Before joining in July 2016, Olivia worked in marketing and communications in her hometown of London, for a government project on getting women into STEM. Outside of work, Olivia is a fan of tech for good projects, expanding her vinyl collection and dachshunds. You can connect with Olivia on LinkedIn! Meet Raphaela Brandner As MeisterLabsâ marketing and content manager, Raphaela creates everything from tutorial videos to newsletters and from blog posts to website copy. Before joining the company in August 2013, she worked as an editor and ghostwriter in the publishing industry. Raphaela loves everything science, and cares very much about animal rights and secularism. You can connect with her on LinkedIn or Twitter. The Founders Meet Michael Hollauf Michael is the co-founder and Managing Director of MeisterLabs. Before founding the company with Till in 2007, Michael worked as Product Marketing Director at knowledge management specialist Hyperwave, living in Munich for three years and subsequently in London for a further five years. Michael holds an advanced engineering degree in Telematics from the TU Graz and currently lives outside of Vienna with his wife and three kids. You can add him on LinkedIn or drop him a line on Twitter. Meet Till Vollmer As Michaels co-founder, Till has built MeisterLabs from the ground-up. While Michael focuses on the front-end, Till oversees MindMeisters and MeisterTasks IT architecture, as well as being in charge of sales, finance and operations. Previously, he, too, worked at Hyperwave, where he held various positions, from Developer to Global Presales Director. He currently lives in Munich with his wife and twin daughters. You can get in touch with him on LinkedIn or Twitter. Guest Contributors Weâll be inviting a number of experts, thought-leaders, researchers and writers to join us in our mission to improve collaboration and productivity among teams worldwide. If you have valuable insights that youâd like to share on FOCUS, please read our guest contribution guidelines before submitting your article idea. We look forward to this exciting journey with you. Subscribe now to never miss an article. Introducing FOCUS - Powered by MeisterLabs - Focus Sometimes, it feels like there are an innumerable number of things that divide us. Even at work, there seem to be a hundred big and small issues that cause friction â"miscommunications, misunderstandings and mismatches. Bad prerequisites, wrong assumptions and ill-conceived goals. It is those things that keep us from focusing on the stuff that truly matters, and from reaching our shared goals, together. So we at MeisterLabs are on a mission. A mission to give workers the tools and the knowledge they need to overcome friction at the workplace, and instead unite their skills, creativity and brainpower to achieve truly great things. You already know our products: MindMeister, an app to help you visualize, develop, and share your ideas. And MeisterTask, a solution to help you turn those great ideas into reality, together. Introducing FOCUS After MindMeister and MeisterTask, weâre now introducing FOCUS a small piece of virtual real-estate which weâve picked to be the new base of our mission. Here we will share knowledge, experiences, tips, and stories from real people their successes as well as their failures. A place where you can come to get inspired, learn from others, and find solutions to the struggles your team faces. Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together. â" James Cash Penney So hereâs what you can expect to find on FOCUS: No fluff, no shady link-building, no content for contentâs sake. Instead: high-value, evidence-based, honest articles, written with the purpose to help you work together more effectively. Meet the Voices of MeisterLabs Weâre real people, with real opinions, values, and knowledge, but also real struggles, pet peeves and weaknesses. Each one of us was hand-picked because we bring something special to the table. The Content Team Meet Olivia Jardine As MeisterLabsâ communications manager, Olivia works on all things content, partnerships and PR. Before joining in July 2016, Olivia worked in marketing and communications in her hometown of London, for a government project on getting women into STEM. Outside of work, Olivia is a fan of tech for good projects, expanding her vinyl collection and dachshunds. You can connect with Olivia on LinkedIn! Meet Raphaela Brandner As MeisterLabsâ marketing and content manager, Raphaela creates everything from tutorial videos to newsletters and from blog posts to website copy. Before joining the company in August 2013, she worked as an editor and ghostwriter in the publishing industry. Raphaela loves everything science, and cares very much about animal rights and secularism. You can connect with her on LinkedIn or Twitter. The Founders Meet Michael Hollauf Michael is the co-founder and Managing Director of MeisterLabs. Before founding the company with Till in 2007, Michael worked as Product Marketing Director at knowledge management specialist Hyperwave, living in Munich for three years and subsequently in London for a further five years. Michael holds an advanced engineering degree in Telematics from the TU Graz and currently lives outside of Vienna with his wife and three kids. You can add him on LinkedIn or drop him a line on Twitter. Meet Till Vollmer As Michaels co-founder, Till has built MeisterLabs from the ground-up. While Michael focuses on the front-end, Till oversees MindMeisters and MeisterTasks IT architecture, as well as being in charge of sales, finance and operations. Previously, he, too, worked at Hyperwave, where he held various positions, from Developer to Global Presales Director. He currently lives in Munich with his wife and twin daughters. You can get in touch with him on LinkedIn or Twitter. Guest Contributors Weâll be inviting a number of experts, thought-leaders, researchers and writers to join us in our mission to improve collaboration and productivity among teams worldwide. If you have valuable insights that youâd like to share on FOCUS, please read our guest contribution guidelines before submitting your article idea. We look forward to this exciting journey with you. Subscribe now to never miss an article.
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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Sample details Pages: 10 Words: 3053 Downloads: 5 Date added: 2017/06/26 Category Business Essay Type Research paper Level High school Did you like this example? 5.2 Pakistan Petroleum Limited: PPL has sustained itself as gas exploration and leading oil, production company and it is running which major gas field in country for above all, the company in question hold credit not only for having laid the foundation stone of natural gas industry in Pakistan, but it is also giving a substantial and required energy base in its formative year, offering valuable assistance to the structure and advancement of national economy. Gas production by PPL has reached total gas production is 30% in the country. In order to keep pace with the urges and demands of socio-economic changes, PPL has invariably managed to enlarge, strengthen and improve its role as a well-disposed corporate citizen since its kicking off in 1950. DonÃ¢â¬â¢t waste time! Our writers will create an original "The Legal, Ethical and Philanthropic Responsibility of Various Corporations" essay for you Create order It has formed a PPL welfare trust which is committed to bringing forth its energy and resources to community development projects in particular place in which consultation to with all its stakeholders, local community is particularly. The uninterrupted and expanding community development activities are dedicated to the task of improving in quality of health and care services, providing education facilities as well as developing infrastructure to the benefit to people who are living sound area of companys operations . 5.3 Shell Pakistan: There is hardly anyone who is not cognizant of Shell Pakistan. It is famous among the companies in the gas and oil sector of Pakistan. . Shell has a 100 year sound and successful track record in this particular area of the world. Although it has embarked upon a number of joint ventures and mergers from 1899 to 2007, Shell Pakistan is its final identity. Currently the Shell is focused on a mission of sustainable development and promises that f uture of it which linked to the future of Pakistan. . The company holds the stance that Pakistani people have tended to change the trajectory of their expectations from the big business firms and companies. These expectations comp[rise safe places to live and work, a conducive surrounding for education and health, Conservation to the bio diversity, clean air, environmental protection, clean water, reasonable of return on investment as well as providing job opportunities and so on. It is believe of Shell Pakistan that the way of manage to these challenges commitment through to the principles of sustainable development. Principle of these are included the robust profit to generation and giving value delivery to the customers, management of resources and environmental protection and providing benefits for the communities as well as management to resources, giving benefits to the communities, providing safety, respect to the people who are working with stakeholders, shell are being to a responsible corporate citizen, has always contributed for community by difference activities as well as shells bulk oil installation at Machike is not exception The shells policy on Shell in Society to a free eye testing and camping was arranged on 10th April 2012 at Machike with collaboration with Lyton Rehmatullah Benevolent Trust (LRBT). In its aim to get the sustainable development across, Shell Pakistan participates in a number of activities ranging from providing benefits to the individual to the welfare of society at large. The activities in question include for free eye camp and also in camps in the northern areas of Pakistan, Shell tamer programme and road safety program. Shell Pakistan has brought to the full commitment fore to the society benefits by its afore-mentioned activities. Holding the status of a responsible corporate entity, Shell Pakistan invests in four social sectors: health, education, heritage and environment. Shell Pakistan giving funds into differe nt vocational institutes, educational and hospitals, rich heritage sites as well as other Social development programs which are notable to amongst which are Layton Rahmatullah Benevolent Trust (LRBT) Behbud Association, the Kidnety Centre, human rights education programme. CSR index approach is taken by Shell Pakistan as building a soft social posture of the company. Some important indicators of CSR are looked over by the company.. 5.4 Barclays Bank Barclays Bank has started commercially in Pakistan in the year 2008 and initiated CSR Projects and made Partnership with UNICF for uplifting the life of poor standard in Pakistan. Barclay Bank adopted a comprehensive strategy sustainability in Pakistan As per Mohsin Nathani Managing Director and country head of Barclays Pakistan, Ã ¢Ã¢â ¬Ã âInvesting in the Community is an important part of Barclays sustainability strategy. We have our business will benefit from contributing to the development sustainability of the c ommunities we operate in (Internet 1, Barclays Pk, 2012 ) Legal Responsibility According to their website Barclays has demonstrated its legal responsibility by honestly following the rules and regulation which make them a global citizen. To become a good corporate citizen, The Barclay is not only behaving ethically but also trying to deal with different social issues by working collectively with a various NGO in Pakistan. Barclay started work with different NGO regarding promoting better education, good health and other human rights issues. To solve humanitarian issues and child labour issues. Barcaly is also working with UNICEF and HOPE in NGO for Child education and promoting health facilities. Barclays HOPE home Schools are proliferating in different parts of the country. These school not only imparting good education among children but also giving employment to various teachers in the school. Ethical Responsibility To behave ethically to their employees and stakeh olders, Barclay has started looking after local community programs in the global world where they are active to take care of local community. It is the best way probably to engage in the Local Community. The strategy to look after local community they have adopted which explained below :- Barclays Pakistan has an agreement with Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), by bearing complete monthly cost for one day dialysis of each month. This project was started from November 2008 to January 2010. In 2009 SIUT spent over PKR. 1.2 billion providing treatment to 650,000 patients around Pakistan. This is a great attempt by Barclays Pakistan for covering medical expense for the patient who is unable to bear dialysis cost. (Internet 3, barclays.pk, 2010) Philanthropic responsibility Charity Begins at work is Barclays program mission to encourage their employees to engage in supporting the causes and also persuading of their employees to actively participate volunteer ing work.. Charity begins at work is also an important component of the Barclays investment program. Barclays provide different charity supports such as Match fundraising in local area to help in sports and health activities, grants for volunteering, providing food in the days of Ramdan etc.. For the fund raising activity, Barclays team Operational Risk and Control Rigor (ORCR) organizes an event The Colours of Pakistan. The objective of this program was to enhance fund, these funds will get benefit deaf student at Family Education Foundation. Since the fund raising activity coincided with Pakistans Independence Day (14th August 1947) the event spontaneously became larger than life and all the more intriguing. In order to make it most of this, a painting competition was also held for Children of Barclays Collegues. The four best painting were featured on greeting cards which were then sold to friends, familes and customers across the country as activity for furnd raising. (Internet 4,m Barclays.pk 2010) 5.5 Pakistan State Oil (PSO): PSO has achieved a glorious success in the oil market as an unparalled leader in Pakistan which enjoying over 79% share of Black Oil market, 58% share to White oil market. It is well placed in its committed tasks in storage, import, marketing of various POL products and distribution including HSD, Mogas, Jel Fuel, Fuel Oil, Kerosene, CNG, LPG and petro chemicals. This blue chip is a company, the winner of Karachi Stock Exchange Top Companies Award and this is member of World Economic Forum, has been a famous and oft referred topic of case studies in Pakistan also abroad thanks to its radical corporate turnaround over to the last 5 years. One of the most successful being companies, PSO pays high and equal heed for looking of its stakeholder environment. The company has a vigorous conviction that its remarkable credibility is linked with the good and principle-oriented corporate behaviour. The company deems Corporate Social Res ponsibility as an important aspect of its day-to-day dealing with stakeholders. According to the viewpoint of CSR, the company has its well-established policies which include the efforts to bring about a palatable environment wherein every individual has an equal opportunity to achieving of business success. The aim of company to enhance the economic facet of Pakistan through creating of jobs, business engagement and philanthropy. Besides that, the company also includes the policies of preserving nature, availability of health care, nurturing the environment and providing education facilities to the community. The Corporate citizenship activities including the installation and improvement to the traffic signals into all the major towns and cities of the country. When it comes to the matter of giving equal education opportunities to the citizen, PSO is also providing scholarship to mertitours of business management and engineering students at prestigious university like as Institute of Business Administration Karachi, GIK institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Topi; The Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad; The Punjab University Lahore and University of Engineering Technology Khuzdar. Pakistan State Oil has also a prominent track record in the financial as well as other assistance to genuine Charitable Project like as Family Education Services ,the Kidney Center, DarulK hushnud Center for Mentally Handicapped, Shaukat Khanam Memorial etc. In order to respect to Safety and Environment of employees, health, suppliers, customers, partners and community partners, the company fosters to sustainable utilize of natures resources with motto; Safety First and Integrity always. 5.6 Pak-Arab Refinery Company Limited: (PARCO) PARCO embarked upon for its role as public Limited Company in 1974. This is a Joint Venture between Pakistan and Abu Dhabi. The company holding share 60% the portion of Pakistan Government and Abu Dhabi Petroleum Investment (ADPI) share is 40%. PARCO has successfully passed the span of more than 30 years ever since it came into existence. The voyage of Corporate through these years has been full of important victories. and milestones. In the span of past 17 years, PARCO has grown in size and it is heading towards a brighter future. In the vision statement regarding PARCO, this mention that company has biggest challenge only not to figure-out what right one will future, but is also choose a future that will give a definite advantage competitive to the Company for long term. It seen objectively that this very statement, the mission statement and the other information shown by the company, but do not portray the image of the Company as a social responsible entity. By taking into account the details of all information readable on the website of the company, it clear quietly that though it company is playing a good role to the economic development of the country by job creating through its different projects and it also satisfying their shareholders, the information fails to mention the measures taken by the company to betterment of the education, environment and health facilities provided to community. Consequently, it would be no exaggeration to say that if the company is really engaged in performing the above mentioned CSR activities, it should disclose properly the information; or if it is not performing like such activities then it should ensure that the measures connect to these activities are instantly taken into order for get the public confidence and long term success. 5.7 Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC): The Sui Southern Gas Company was founded on 30th March 1989 by following a series of mergers of 3 pioneering company namely Karachi Gas Company Limited, Sui Gas Transmission Company Limited and Indus Gas Transmission Company Limited, Karachi. SSGC is Pakistans largest integrated gas company. The Company is engaged in the transmission business and distribution of n atural gas in addition to the construction of high pressure transmission as well as low pressure distribution systems. Sui Southern Gas Company Limited transmission system to extend from Sui in Balochistan to Karachi consist of 3200 km of high pressure pipeline ranging from 12-24 in diameter. The activities distribution over 1200 towns in the Baluchistan and Sindh which organized through their regional offices. An average of about 357,129 million cubic feed (MMCFD) gas were sold in 2011-2012 to over 1.9 million industrial, commercial and domestic consumers in these region of through a network distribution of over 29832 km. The Company possess also operates of only gas meter manufacturing plant in the country, having an annual capacity production of over 550, 150 meters. The company has an authorized capital of Rs. 10 billion of which Rs. 6.7 billion is fully paid up and issued. The Government owns a majority of the shares, currently over 70%. SSGL is working with a mission to giving quality services to its customers by maintaining to high level of ethical and professional standards through optimum utilize of resources. SSGL is committed of the responsibility for the community, environment and stakeholders. In order to prove social responsible of the company, following step taken by the Company On November 30, 2006 SSGC established a Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC) at MirpurKhas. SSGC also grant scholarships to the students at Lahore University Of Management Sciences. These scholarships are given to the students on merit bases. It can thoroughly probe into above reality contribution in the CSR practicing, then it only comes up as a corporate philanthropy. However, the other 3 indicators of manage practices, environmental issued as well as corporate governance are not fully addressed by the given material on website. 5.8 KASB Securities: The KASB Group was established in 1958 by Khadim Ali shah Bukhari. This group has long-standing and far reaching tradition of competence as well as excellence in respect of Financial services in Pakistan. It is known primarily to investment banking, trading / research and asset management. In 1993, KASB became the local partner for the International investment banking firm, Merril Lynch, Recently, Merril lynch acquired to an equity stake in fund of KASB. KASB further holds the view that the way in which they interact with people has a positive impact on their business and reputation. Carrying out its role as a business firm, it strived always to give back to the s ociety by contributing their time as well as resources though for key initial which included the training of employees in order to make leaders in their fields, active sharing of view in shaping policies regarding country, showing commitment to the social projects and promoting development culture and sports. . 5.9 ICI Pakistan Limited: ICI Pakistan Limited is a 75.81% owned subsidiary of ICI PLC UK. This public limited company established in Pakistan in 1952. It has tried always to develop such business portfolios in order to bring together of outstanding knowledge of customer needs with leading edge technology platforms to give high quality products to their customers. These traits show the Companys aim to create superior value of ICI shareholders and customers without it compromising on the commitment to health safety, environment and the communities in which it operates. ICI Pakistan Limited has made a commitment for the development of the Country and Community. As a responsible Corporate citizen, the company has a very distinct Policy regarding CSR in fulfilling their responsibilities to serve the community by its functions. The Company all along has encouraged social development initiatives and encouraged, which included improving enhancing infrastructure facilities in the Education sectors of the country and health care. The Company providing various institutes of excellence with financial support remarkable across the country. ICI Pakistans based on Corporate governance structure on the Companys Articles of Association, Regulatory, Statutory and other compliance requirement applicable to companies listed on the stock exchange, complemented by internal several procedures. These procedures include of a risk assessment control system and a system of assurances on compliance of applicable laws, companys code of conduct and regulations. 6.10 Engro Chemical Pakistan Limited: Engro Corporation Ltd. has been ranked Pakistans leadin g Company for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the 1st Asian sustainability Rating (ASR). ASR ranks 200 which is largest listed Companies in ten countries across Asia, on the basis of transparency disclosure of its CSR policies as well as practices. Besides, the Corporation have also achieve the distinction of being in the only Pakistani Company including in ASRs top 50 Asian Companies. The rating examine companies of their performance in the areas of governance and Policy, Corporate Social Responsibility strategy communication, marketplace and supplying chain, people and workplace, environment as well as community development. Engro is committed for contribution one per cent profit before tax to social investment . 5.11 Unilever Pakistan Limited (UPL) Unilever Pakistan is largest FMCG Company in Pakistan and it is one of the largest multinational operating in the Pakistan. Being a ever expanding company and world class, unilever Pakistan believes that in order to succeed it has to establish as well as maintain the highest standards of Corporate Behavior. As a pioneer company in terms of following concept of CSR in Pakistan, the company has belief strong that as a member of the local community, it has responsibility to give back to the Community which is operates and it can fulfill their responsibility by playing this role for the well being of country as well as society. Therefore, unilever Pakistan has fostered of a necessitate involvement into 3 (three) areas which are the most significant to Pakistan and its people, health and water, education. It comes when to education sector of Pakistan,UPL is also giving funds to different university for better education like in Lahore University Management Sciences (LUMS). As far as concerned the primary education in Pakistan, it has also supporting financial assistant to the NGOÃ ¢Ã¢â ¬Ã¢â ¢s which are working to improvement of education like as the Citizen Foundation (TCF). UPL is also giving job opportunity and resources in the Unilever International Art Project for Schools. UPL also tends to provide the water sustainability initiatives. The shortage of water in Pakistan urges the company to come up with effective solution for ensure water conservation and sustainability. In order to show commitment for water sustainability, UPL has made partnership with Thardeep Rural Development Programme (TRDP)  Pakistan Petroleum Limited Economic Review 2-3 2005  Shell Pakistan www.shell.com https://www.shell.com/home/content2/pk-en/society_environment/social_investment/communityandsocial_10171014.html https://www.psopk.com/cr_activieits/PSO CSR activities review 2004. https://www.parco.com.pk/ https://www.ssgc.com.pk/ssgc/society/ KASB: www.kasb.com/corp_citizenship.htm  www.ici.com.pk https://www.engro.com/ https://www.unileverpakistan.com.pk/ourvalues/environmentandsociety/corporate_social_responsibility/default.asp
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Analysis of the song Ã¢â¬Å"American PieÃ¢â¬ , by Don McLean The song Ã¢â¬Å"American PieÃ¢â¬ , by Don McLean, was a major rock-and-roll hit in 1971. McLean portrays famous rock-and-roll singer and songwriter Buddy Holly, who died in a plane crash in 1961 by using many rhetorical strategies. The different possible interpretations of this song made it one of the most controversial songs from the 1970Ã¢â¬â¢s. Don McLean was a famous singer/songwriter who was popular in the 1970Ã¢â¬â¢s. His music is mostly classified into rock-and-roll. The audience of this song can be anyone. The majority of the people listening to the song in the 1970Ã¢â¬â¢s were hippies, or people who had open minds. The purpose of this song is not just to entertain people with beautiful music, butÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦The address to the term, Ã¢â¬Å"Miss American PieÃ¢â¬ references a plane that went down killing singer Buddy Holly. The line, Ã¢â¬Å"The quartet practiced in the park,Ã¢â¬ refers to the famous pop group Beatles who became famous shortly after the death of Holly. All of the other symbolism in this song revolves events that happened around that time of HollyÃ¢â¬â¢s death. McLean uses informal irony in the tone of the song to convey this deep symbolism. Because of the depth, there is a big controversy on what some of the words represent. Some people even think Ã¢â¬Å"Miss American PieÃ¢ â¬ represents the civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.. One example of McLeanÃ¢â¬â¢s use of irony is in the story about Holly. The irony comes from how he describes when Holly was younger, Ã¢â¬Å"he borrowed a coat from James Dean,Ã¢â¬ and then many years later he was a famous singer. McLean uses a subjective point of view as he uses his interpretations, comments, and judgments to appeal to pathos in this song. McLean uses only two of the rhetorical appeals. Ethos is used when he describes the other singers most people know about. Ã¢â¬Å"And while Lenin read a book on Marx,Ã¢â¬ emphasizes ethos because Lenin was a famous singer who people respect. Pathos was used throughout the whole piece especially when he said Ã¢â¬Å"the lovers cried and the poets screamed.Ã¢â¬ This quote describes the peopleÃ¢â¬â¢s sadness towards the death of Holly, which appeals to the listener in many emotional ways. He also usesShow MoreRelatedEssay An Analysis of Ã¢â¬Å"American PieÃ¢â¬ 900 Words Ã |Ã 4 PagesAmerican PieÃ¢â¬ is an impressionistic ballad by Don Mclean which features unique and intriguing lyrics. It has imaginative changes in tempo, vocal delivery and instrumentation, and imparts a wide range of emotions ranging from pure joy, to melancholy and despair. The song takes the listener on an autobiographical journey through the turbulent 1960Ã¢â¬â¢s with references to the events that sh aped the era. 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Dr Montessori emphasises the importance of the development of imagination. How do cultural activities in a Montessori prepared environment aid in this development? Imagination, also called the faculty of imagining, is the ability of forming mental images, sensations and concepts, in a moment when they are not perceived through sight, hearing or other senses. Imagination is the work of the mind that helps create fantasy. We will write a custom essay sample on Dr Montessori Emphasises the Importance of the Development of Imagination or any similar topic only for you Order Now Imagination helps provide meaning to experience and understanding to knowledge; it is a fundamental facility through which people make sense of the world, and it also plays a key role in the learning process.A basic training for imagination is the listening to storytelling, in which the exactness of the chosen words is the fundamental factor to Ã¢â¬Ëevoke worlds. Ã¢â¬Ë Imagination is the faculty through which we encounter everything. The things that we touch, see and hear coalesce into a Ã¢â¬Å"pictureÃ¢â¬ via our imagination. Imagination is the power of forming a mental image of something not present to the senses or never before wholly perceived in reality. It is a creative ability or mental capacity for experiencing, constructing and manipulating mental images.Imagination is responsible for the entire range of fantasy, original and insightful thought and sometimes for a much wider range of mental activities. With children and their development, nothing is more important than imagination to help with the growth of thought processes and creativity. Children that are able to get away from it all and place themselves, mentally, in another world are more likely to be able to think Ã¢â¬Å"outside the boxÃ¢â¬ and produce more creative results when learning and working.For this reason, the importance of imagination cannot be underestimated and should be encouraged when raising children. Curiosity holds an important place in the minds of kids because it helps provide them with the will to explore objects and places that they do not know. Children become curious from a very young age and begin to wonder about various notions in this broad universe, but it is imagination that helps carry the child beyond the boundaries of imagination and into a new world of discovery. It is imagination that begins to develop and occupy a very vital place in a childÃ¢â¬â¢s mental world.With imagination, a chil d can move mountains, transport himself to a distant world, make himself smaller or larger, or disappear from sight. Imagination allows children to form new ideas and explore old ideas, all at once. For children with more to escape in their unfortunate realities, such as abuse victims or children with separated parents, imagination plays an even more critical role in development as it aids with coping. When children get scared, it is important to show them compassion and belonging. This can be accomplished through the use of imagination at play.Doll houses, miniature worlds, board games, role-playing games, or even a simple tent in the backyard can promote imagination in small children as they are influenced through the limitless boundaries of the creative world. With more than these in mind, Dr Montessori emphasises the importance of imagination in children. Maria Montessori said Ã¢â¬Å"Free the childÃ¢â¬â¢s potential, and you will transform him into the worldÃ¢â¬ . When she said this, she also meant that imagination is one of the childÃ¢â¬â¢s potential that can be broadened over time.However Dr Montessori only emphasized imagination but not fantasy. She felt that young children would not be able to differentiate between reality and fiction if they got too much idea about fantasy. It is a fairly common concern among Montessori parents and critics of the method that Montessori discouraged imaginative play. Montessori herself says this: Ã¢â¬Å"Adults, even thought they punish or patiently tolerate the errant and unruly actions of these disordered children, actually favor and encourage their fantasies, interpreting them as the creative tendencies of a childÃ¢â¬â¢s mind.Froebel invented many of his games to encourage the development of a childÃ¢â¬â¢s imagination along these lines.. . Toys furnish a child with an environment that has no particular goal and , as a consequence, they cannot provide it with any real mental concentration but only illusionsÃ¢â¬ ¦. Ã¢â¬ËdividedÃ¢â¬â¢ children of this sort are regarded, particularly in school, as being highly intelligent, even if they lack order, neatness, and discipline. Ã¢â¬ There is a clear distinction between fantasy and imagination. The Montessori learning environment is much different than the traditional model. Instead of information passing from the teacher to the student, the teacher is skilled in putting the child in touch with the environment, and helping him learn to make intelligent choices and to carry out research in a prepared environment. The teacher then protects the studentÃ¢â¬â¢s concentration from interruption. This fosters a love of lifetime learning in the student. How to cite Dr Montessori Emphasises the Importance of the Development of Imagination, Papers
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Thursday, April 23, 2020
A picture paints a thousand words but the caller on the other end of the phone can only hear you. They cannot see your face or body language. Therefore, taking the time to speak clearly, slowly and in a cheerful, professional voice Is very Important. 2. Use your normal tone of voice when answering a call. If you have a tendency to speak loud or shout, avoid doing so on the telephone. 3. Do not eat or drink while you are on telephone duty.Only eat or drink during your coffee break or lunch break. 4. Do not use slang words or Poor Language. Respond clearly with yes or no when speaking. Never use swear words. 5. Address the Caller Properly by his or her title. (I. E. Good morning Mr.. Brown, Good afternoon Ms. Sanders). Never address an unfamiliar caller by his or her first name. 6. Listen to the Caller and what they have to say. We will write a custom essay sample on Telephone Etiquette or any similar topic specifically for you Do Not WasteYour Time HIRE WRITER Only 13.90 / page The ability to listen Is a problem In general but It Is very Important to listen to what the caller has to say.It Is always a good habit to repeat the information back to the client when you are taking a message. Verify that you have heard and transcribed the message accurately. 7. Be patient and helpful. If a caller is irate or upset, listen to what they have to say and then refer them to the appropriate resource. Never snap back or act rude to the caller. 8. Always ask if you can put the caller on hold. If you are responsible for answering multiple calls at once, always ask the caller politely if you may put them on hold. Remember that the caller could have already waited several minutes before getting connected to you and may not take lightly to being put on hold. Never leave the person on hold for more than a few seconds or they may become upset and hang up. 9. Always focus on the call. Try not to get distracted by people around you. If someone tries to interrupt you while you are on a call, politely remind them that you are on a customer call and that you will be with them as soon as you are finished.
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