Academic Reports Written in full by Art Madsen, M.Ed. / November - December 1999 / 87 pages
A 10 page paper submitted to a prominent European University analyzing
the information management dynamics of a small, home-based consultancy.
It applies and dicusses known principles in the field of Management Information
Technology and makes certain recommendations for internal changes.
This undergraduate assignment consists of a brief discussion of THE
PRINCE with a view toward elucidation of several basic concepts in political
control and human behavior. The classic argument favoring "any"
means to accomplish a given end is alluded to succinctly.
This document consists of a ten page analysis of how a range of investment
proposals should be analyzed and evaluated within a firm so as to produce
the optimal investment decision, thus maximing profit. Methods and strategies
This is a serious statistical study, about 15 pages in length, complete
with tables, correlational calculations and relevant conclusions. The study
tentatively demonstrates that the classic bathtub reliability curve may
not apply to inexpensive (or by inference expensive) automobile tires.
This ten-page study, with formal references, was completed in one evening
for an impending deadline. Careful analysis of breakeven calculations provides
insight into this useful tool in industrial management and manufacturing.
Thi is an historical glimpse at the implications, legal and social,
of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court 'Miranda' Decision. Rights of the Accused,
it is concluded, are very much a part of U.S. Constitutional guarantees.
This one-page "defense" of the Islamic belief-system was
written in less than an hour for a tight deadline. It served as
extra-credit for an undergraduate student from Saudi Arabia and is based on testimony from a distinguished professor at the University of Toronto.
Soft Systems Methodology: Kuwaiti Revenue Enhancement
A thirty plus page document, written at the Master's Level, applying all of the principles of Peter Checkland's SSM theory to the enhancement of revenue in the State of Kuwait.
This is a brief 2-page undergraduate document composed in about 90
minutes to meet a tight same-day deadline. It provides a tentative definition
of Water Conservation, focusing on the advantages of reduced consumption,
proper planning and management of this precious resource in the Far West.
Cost-benefit analysis is briefly referred to within the context of economic
development initiatives in Western U.S. water conservation zones.
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Note: For your convenience in reviewing current activities of TRA, recent Transnational Meeting Minutes are now hyperlinked herebelow:
December 21, 1999
January 14, 2000
January 24, 2000
February 11, 2000
February 24, 2000
These Minutes Are To Be Posted Soon
March 7, 2000 / Guthrie Office
April 7, 2000 / Guthrie Lounge
May 18, 2000 / MacLeod Road
May 29, 2000 / Guthrie Lounge
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Pre-Chartering and By-Law Revision Meeting, Sept 5, 2000 / Zuhl Library