Policy Essays

Decision of the Union of India

The validity of the decision of the Union of India to disinvest and transfer 51% shares of M/s. Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as ‘BALCO’) is the primary issue in these cases. BALCO was incorporated in 1965 as a Government of India Undertaking under the Companies Act, 1956. Prior to its disinvestment it had a paid-up share capital of Rs.488.85 crores which was owned and controlled by the Government of India. The company is engaged in the manufacture…

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The Open Door Policy

The “Open Door Policy” is a foreign affairs idea which refers to the policy in 1899 that was made so that all countries could use China to trade without taking control of China. The “Open Door Policy” with China was proposed in the open door notes of September-November 1899, by William Woodville Rockhill. The United States gained power of the Philippine Islands in 1898 and became an Eastern Power. When the Imperial Powers were closing down on taking over China…

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U.s. Federal Reserve’s Monetary Policy

The existence of a global financial crisis was strongly felt in the latter months of 2007 and more so, in 2008. A number of countries all over the world have been largely affected by this monetary problem. Developing countries and even the rich ones suffered much from this crisis that resulted for many of them to declare recession with regards to their economies’ income. In line with this, great interest coming from economic analysts and even from the general public…

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Environmental Science and Policy

The occurrence of rapid economic and political changes could be traced from the post-era of industrial revolution. These changes have brought impact to the environment wherein emerging industrial progress and remarkable growth of population has acquired significant economic resourcing relating to the utilization of the ecosystem. On the other hand, the accompanying trends in the advancement of science and technologies have conquered the law of natural sciences. The expansion of factories, development of industrial machineries and increasing numbers of vehicles…

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Effects of U.s. Policy in the Middle East

The end of World War II was a mark and a start of a new era for mankind and the inhabitants of this planet. It completely changed the way of life of the people as well as the relationship between states. In the process of establishment of new world order where US emerged as the authoritarian state due to its strong position in the world post world war, every state either parted or joined alliances with the US. Every state…

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Personal Inputs Into Us Policy Making

Bush has declared unending war on terrorism. The major terrorist challenge involving the USA has its roots in the Middle East conflict. This conflict could easily be settled if all sides to the conflict had an interest in solving it. But instead of settling the problem the USA under the Bush administration continues with the established policy of unconditionally supporting Israel. In fact, American support for Israel has been strengthened since Bush came to office because of his admiration for…

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Maritime Policy

Maritime policies are set and managed so as to ensure the safety of ships while on the open seas. Furthermore maritime policies also have control over ports and the policies for docking, shipments, monies, what can be imported or not. Liabilities and values are managed and in some respects so are ethics. The policies are to designate water rights and boundaries. Shipping has inherent risks associated with the trade that needs to have emergency plans in place should something go…

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Us Policy on Iraq

The war in Iraq has been costly not only to the Iraqis and Americans but to the whole world. Some political analysts say that it is ironical that the war on terrorism has led to increased terrorism activities in defiance and retaliation. Events such as the February 22, 2006 bombing of the Golden Mosque in Samarra, the attack in Mumbai this week and countless suicide attacks in and out of Iraq have been making headlines. In Iraq, such activities are…

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Zimbabwe’s Present (post Z$) Economic Recovery Programmes

Introduction The beginning of 2009 marked the end of over a decade of economic decline in Zimbabwe. The economic indicators decline cut across all key sectors, despite Zimbabwe’s rich resource endowment. Inflation, initially at 100 percent annually between 2001 and 2006, increased to over 1500 percent (McIndoe, 2009). According to IMF estimates, real GDP growth recorded a cumulative contraction of 48% (nearly 5% per year) between 2000 and 2009. Agriculture value added contracted by 86% during the period 2002-2008. Gross…

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Explanation on the Evolution of the Federal Indian Policy from Washington Through Jackson’s Administration

President Lincoln in his Gettysburg address told the nation that the state promotes a government of the people for the people and by the people. In Jackson’s time he stressed out what Thomas Jefferson believes that independent society is making dependent people independent (studyworld 1998). Both have spoken of people and a nation. Being once the heads of this super powerful nation, the yoke of responsibility on governing whose people and what nation is on their shoulders. It is a…

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School Policy

The candidate as well as parent responsibilities and their rights are communicated to key stakeholders and the community of the local school district through their collaboration in order to make this message heard. In this kind of situation, candidate and parent would work together with an organization that is heading their association in a community of a local school district. This organization would be the one responsible in informing the key stakeholders and the community of the rights and responsibilities…

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The Demand for Telecommunications Is Rapidly Increasing in Belize

Research has found that an estimated fifty million minutes of international long distance telephone calls originate from Belize each year. The government has aimed to ensure that consumers have lower prices, higher quality services, wider array of service choices, and state of the art technology. It also seeks to improve the efficiency of numerous business ventures which would facilitate the economy of the country. An improved telecommunications infrastructure will also increase the level of foreign investment. The telecommunications sector has…

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The Need for Designing of Compensation Policy

Introduction Organizations should establish and communicate clear principles by which employees are paid. At a minimum, organizations need to ensure that their compensation policy adheres to employment legislation. Policy guidelines should reflect the thinking, values, and basic strategies of the company, and they must be set consciously and thoughtfully by top management. Before setting compensation policies, management should address some basic policy questions:• How will jobs be valued (by content, skills required, etc.)?•How should pay compare to similar positions in…

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Public Opinion and Foreign Policy

This research is a review of an article by Douglas C. Foyle’s Public Opinion and Foreign Policy: Elite Beliefs as a Mediating Variables. In addition, the latter part of this research evaluates the article and provides recommendations for further possible scholastic contributions. Foyle’s research is focused on the subject area of public opinion and its correlation and influence to foreign policy. The increasing interest of scholars about this subject matter has been immense and is widely acknowledged in recent scholarly…

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Presentation on Social Welfare

Social institutions Social institutions are networks of relationships that carry out the essential social functions. Social institutions develop around these needs. Kinship & family, religion, workplace, market place, mutual li i k l k t l t l assistance and government, etc. are organizational forms. They are formalized forms way of providing resources for helping to meet human needs. Social welfare characteristics: Residual approach Help provided only when needs are unmet by other institutions- family, religious institution, market, etc. Viewed…

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