Encyclopedia Essays

The Question of Outsourcing

Outsourcing is an option that is employed by service as well as manufacturing firms that seek to stream line their operations and reduce the costs. “In today’s business environment it’s difficult to find a manufacturing company that produces 100% of its products internally. Across all industries today, companies are outsourcing non-core manufacturing operations to reduce product cost, improve operational performance, and gain flexibility. Manufacturing outsourcing transforms both the supply chain and the product development environment into a much more complex…

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The Columbia Encyclopedia

Camera inventions multiplied speeds pictures can become available. Someone explored the possibilities of different ways to use many pictures at one time. The amazing invention was moving photography, motion pictures, short for pictures in motion. “The first motion pictures made with a single camera were by E. J. Marey, a French physician, in the 1880s, in the course of his study of motion. “(The Columbia Encyclopedia) Art historians document the camera obscura was invented dating as far back as 200-300…

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Website Evaluation

I am writing this essay about the comparison of the two websites called: Wikipedia.com and WorldbookOnline.com. There are many differences and things that are alike between the two websites. They are both very useful to both students and adults but, are both extremely different from one another. Wikipedia.com very is different from WorldbookOnline.com. First off, when you go to search for something on WorldbookOnline.com a whole list of sub-topics comes up relating to your actual giant topic, while if you…

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The Encyclopedia of House Plants

Dionaea muscipula is called the venous fly trap. It is an angiosperm that possesses a modified leaf system. The normal angiosperm leaf consists of a base, a lamina which is also called a blade, a petiole and two stipules. A slight expansion is notices on the leaf base. This is the point where the leaf attaches to the stem. The purpose of this modification is for feeding. The plant is known as an insectivorous plant because it feeds on insect…

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The New American Desk Encyclopedia

Both Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson have large, enduring legacies in American history. While Hamilton is largely responsible for the United States becoming an economic giant with an economy based on finance, manufacturing, and trade, I admire Thomas Jefferson more, particularly for his broad, considerable intellect and his challenging views on human liberty. Modern America admittedly fits Hamilton’s vision much more than Jefferson’s. After serving as Washington’s aide-de-camp, Hamilton organized the infant United States’ economy and foresaw a capitalist America…

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