Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Shortcomings of Voluntary Bodies 22.23 Ã¢â¬ ¦ The primary shortcomings of such bodies are that they are difficult to dispatch, obligated to deteriorate Ã¢â¬ ¦ Charles Arnold-Baker Nearby Council Administration, Seventh Edition I Many, commonly had Colin Wall envisioned the police going to his entryway. They showed up, finally, at sunset on Sunday evening: a lady and a man, not to capture Colin, yet to search for his child. A deadly mishap and Ã¢â¬ËStuart, is it?' was an observer. Ã¢â¬ËIs he at home?' Ã¢â¬ËNo,' said Tessa, Ã¢â¬Ëoh, dear God Ã¢â¬ ¦ Robbie Weedon Ã¢â¬ ¦ yet he lives in the Fields Ã¢â¬ ¦ what was he doing here?' The police officer clarified, compassionate, what they accepted to have occurred. Ã¢â¬ËThe young people took their eye off him' was the expression she utilized. Tessa figured she may black out. Ã¢â¬ËYou don't have the foggiest idea where Stuart is?' asked the police officer. Ã¢â¬ËNo,' said Colin, emaciated and shadow-peered toward. Ã¢â¬ËWhere would he say he was most recently seen?' Ã¢â¬ËWhen our associate pulled up, Stuart appears to have, ah, flee.' Ã¢â¬ËOh, dear God,' said Tessa once more. Ã¢â¬ËHe's not replying,' said Colin smoothly; he had just dialed Fats on his versatile. Ã¢â¬ËWe'll need to proceed to search for him.' Colin had practiced for catastrophe for his entire life. He was prepared. He brought down his jacket. Ã¢â¬ËI'll attempt Arf,' said Tessa, rushing to the phone. Segregated over the little town, no updates on the disasters had at this point arrived at Hilltop House. Andrew's versatile rang in the kitchen. Ã¢â¬ Lo,' he stated, his mouth loaded with toast. Ã¢â¬ËAndy, it's Tessa Wall. Is Stu with you?' Ã¢â¬ËNo,' he said. Ã¢â¬ËSorry.' However, he was not in the slightest degree sorry that Fats was not with him. Ã¢â¬ËSomething's occurred, Andy. Stu was down at the stream with Krystal Weedon, and she had her younger sibling with her, and the kid's suffocated. Stu's run Ã¢â¬ run off some place. Would you be able to figure where he may be?' Ã¢â¬ËNo,' said Andrew consequently, on the grounds that that was his and Fats' code. Never tell the guardians. In any case, the awfulness of what she had quite recently let him know crawled through the telephone like a sticky haze. Everything was out of nowhere less clear, less certain. She was going to hang up. Ã¢â¬ËWait, Mrs Wall,' he said. Ã¢â¬ËI may know Ã¢â¬ ¦ there's a spot somewhere near the waterway Ã¢â¬ ¦' Ã¢â¬ËI don't think he'd go close to the waterway currently,' said Tessa. Seconds flicked by, and Andrew was increasingly more persuaded that Fats was in the Cubby Hole. Ã¢â¬ËIt's the main spot I can consider,' he said. Ã¢â¬ËTell me where Ã¢â¬ Ã¢â¬Ë Ã¢â¬ËI'd need to show you.' Ã¢â¬ËI'll be there quickly,' she yelled. Colin was at that point watching the roads of Pagford by walking. Tessa drove the Nissan up the winding slope street, and discovered Andrew hanging tight for her on the corner, where he for the most part got the transport. He guided her down through the town. The road lights were weak by nightfall. They stopped by the trees where Andrew for the most part tossed down Simon's hustling bicycle. Tessa escaped the vehicle and followed Andrew to the edge of the water, baffled and scared. Ã¢â¬ËHe's not here,' she said. Ã¢â¬ËIt's along there,' said Andrew, pointing at the sheer dull face of Pargetter Hill, getting straight down to the waterway with scarcely a lip of bank before the hurrying water. Ã¢â¬ËWhat do you mean?' asked Tessa, sickened. Andrew had known from the main that she would not have the option to accompany him, short and dumpy as she seemed to be. Ã¢â¬ËI'll take a quick trip and see,' he said. Ã¢â¬ËIf you hold up here.' Ã¢â¬ËBut it's excessively risky!' she cried over the thunder of the incredible stream. Overlooking her, he went after the natural hand and dependable balance. As he crept away along the small edge, a similar idea came to them two; that Fats may have fallen, or hopped, into the stream roaring so near Andrew's feet. Tessa stayed at the water's edge until she was unable to make Andrew out any more, at that point dismissed, making an effort not to cry on the off chance that Stuart was there, and she expected to converse with him serenely. Just because, she pondered where Krystal was. The police had not stated, and her dread for Fats had crushed each other concern Ã¢â¬ ¦ Please God, let me discover Stuart, she asked. Let me discover Stuart, if it's not too much trouble God. At that point she pulled her versatile from her cardigan pocket and called Kay Bawden. Ã¢â¬ËI don't realize whether you've heard,' she yelled, over the surging water, and she disclosed to Kay the story. Ã¢â¬ËBut I'm not her social specialist any more,' said Kay. Twenty feet away, Andrew had arrived at the Cubby Hole. It was completely dark; he had never been here this late. He swung himself inside. Ã¢â¬ËFats?' He heard something move at the rear of the gap. Ã¢â¬ËFats? You there?' Ã¢â¬ËGot a light, Arf?' said an unrecognizable voice. Ã¢â¬ËI dropped my ridiculous matches.' Andrew thought of yelling out to Tessa, yet she didn't have the foggiest idea to what extent it took to arrive at the Cubby Hole. She could hold up a couple of more minutes. He ignored his lighter. By its gleaming fire, Andrew saw that his companion's appearance was nearly as changed as his voice. Fats' eyes were swollen; his entire face looked puffy. The fire went out. Fats' cigarette tip gleamed brilliant in the dimness. Ã¢â¬ËIs he dead? Her sibling?' Andrew had not understood that Fats didn't have the foggiest idea. Ã¢â¬ËYeah,' he stated, and afterward he included, Ã¢â¬ËI think so. That is the thing that I Ã¢â¬ what I heard.' There was a quiet, and afterward a delicate, piglet-like screech contacted him through the dimness. Ã¢â¬ËMrs Wall,' shouted Andrew, staying his head out of the gap the extent that it would go, with the goal that he was unable to hear Fats' cries over the sound of the waterway. Ã¢â¬ËMrs Wall, he's here!'
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Sadness in the Elderly in a Giatric Hospital - Research Paper Example A condition for consideration in the example was that the patient probably remained in the emergency clinic for a time of not less 3 months. This was educated by the explanation that tension/misery is legitimately relative to measure of time one spends away from their acclimated living arrangement. Other standards for consideration incorporated no mental maladies, Korean Mini-Mental State Examination (K-MMSE) score of 18, and participantsÃ¢â¬â¢ educated assent regarding the investigation. The decision of test from four diverse wellbeing offices is commendable as it improves the arbitrariness of the information utilized and in this way restrains un-representativeness of the discoveries. Organization of polls shaped the essential strategy for information assortment. All members were required to fill in their polls with the most ideal answers. The individuals who experienced issues giving reactions were helped by inquire about colleagues, who read out the inquiries to the patients and basing on the reactions, filled in the surveys. Everything except 5 of the 200 directed inquiries were come back with finished reactions. While polls are powerful apparatuses for information assortment, they may not be as viable among the older when contrasted with the other age gatherings. This is on the grounds that a critical number of the old in these offices experience the ill effects of unusual conditions, for example, dementia which may bargain their reactions. All things considered, the scientist ought to have focussed on either meeting or perception. The examination utilized expressive research structure. Such a structure is the best procedure for social affair data that would show connections and characterize why the world exists all things considered. In this exploration, Jee and Lee were unquestionably worried about the instances of wretchedness among the older. The decision to send the old individuals in recovery offices is frequently feared by numerous individuals who are maturing. The reality on the ground is that such a move in
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Highlights from the 2016-17 academic year COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY - SIPA Admissions Blog A lot happened at SIPA this year that our incoming Fall 2017 Seeples may need to know about prior to joining the program in September. We welcomed some amazing new faculty and community leaders to campus, created capstone projects with institutions in more than 38 countries, celebrated our 70th anniversary, and added to our summer reading lists with new books by SIPA authors, among other activities. As told by Dean Merit Janow, heres a look at what happened with our Seeples during the 2016-17 academic year. New and Visiting Faculty We were delighted to welcome some truly exceptional faculty to SIPA this past academic year. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew joined us as a Visiting Professor starting in February 2017. This spring he taught a very popular short course on leadership and international economic policy and will teach an expanded version in the fall. Visiting faculty included Israeli historian Shlomo Ben Ami, who served as the McGovern Professor in the Fall of 2016, and delivered the McGovern lecture on the subject of The Politics of Conflict â" the Mideast and Beyond; and Ronaldo Lemos, co-founder and Director of the Institute for Technology Society of Rio de Janeiro, taught a new course, âTech Policy and Culture in the Developing World: Living on the Edge.â Among our new full-time faculty members, Rodrigo Soares, a Brazilian economist, joined us as the inaugural Lemann Professor of Brazilian Public Policy; and Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, a specialist in U.S. political economy and the politics of organized interests, joined us as assistant professor of international and public affairs. Capstones and Courses SIPAâs capstone program is the largest and most diverse of any public policy school. This year SIPA students participated in 63 capstone and 18 EPD workshops, working with institutions in the public, private and non-profit sectors in more than 38 countries. The projects ranged from cybersecurity and ICT for development to sustainable finance and refugee workforce integration. (You may view a full list here.) I invite you to watch two brief videos about capstone projects this year that addressed issues of social conflict and the mining industry in Peru, and a new digital medical âlibraryâ in the Dominican Republic. (They can be found here.) The SIPA curriculum also covers a wide range of critical public policy issues as well as many other important fields. In 2016-17, we added 45 courses in areas such as environmental finance, the Panama papers, gender armed conflict, forced migration, macro-prudential policy, China and India, and tech, policy and culture in the developing world. A full list with descriptions is available on the SIPA website. Student Teaching Award Each year our students and faculty receive numerous awards for their achievements. One University award that bears mention is the one given to PhD student Jason Chun Yu Wong who was a recipient of the 2017 Presidential Award for Graduate Students. This is a highly selective award given to only three graduate students each year from across the University who demonstrate a commitment to excellent and innovative teaching, as recognized by the Columbia community. Please join me in congratulating him. A Convening Hub for Leaders As is the case every year at SIPA, we welcomed literally hundreds of high-profile speakers and leaders to campus to share their views and interact with students and faculty. This year featured a particularly diverse and accomplished roster. A few highlights by month: On September 21st SIPA hosted the first-ever âTransatlantic Citizens Dialogueâ featuring Margrethe Vestager, the EU competition commissioner, speaking about Tax Avoidance and Privacy in the Digital Age. A live audience in Milan, Italy was connected to SIPA via a video link. On October 26th, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon delivered the Gabriel Silver Memorial Lecture on âTurmoil, Transition, and Opportunity: The United Nations in a Changing World.â On November 15th, George Osborne, former Chancellor of the Exchequer for the United Kingdom, spoke on âBrexit, the U.S. Elections, and the Global Economy.â On December 5th, Emmanuel Macron, the recently elected President of France, shared his thoughts on âRe-forging Transatlantic Bonds.â Our annual Washington, DC Career Conference and Alumni Networking Reception took place on January 11th and featured a discussion with Ambassador Dina Kawar of Jordan and SIPA Professor Stephen Sestanovich. On February 23rd, SIPAâs Entrepreneurship and Policy Initiative co-hosted an event with Googleâs Sidewalk Labs on âHow Does Technology Enrich Urban Policy?â Toomas Hendrik Ilves, former President of Estonia, delivered a keynote address and participated in a panel discussion on March 2nd with SIPA and Columbia faculty on the subject, âRussia and Cyber â" The Way Forward.â On April 17th, Stanley Fischer, Federal Reserve Vice Chair, delivered the inaugural lecture on central banking, and on April 24th Urjit Patel, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, delivered the 3rd Kotak Family Lecture on Indiaâs economy. On May 5th Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Inc. headlined the 2017 Global Digital Futures Forum, an annual conference with more than 25 expert speakers organized by SIPAâs Tech and Policy Initiative, with a focus this year on digital technology, fragmentation of the internet, and globalization. SIPA Center Activities Our SIPA Centers continued to undertake cutting edge research and host major events in areas such as global energy policy, global economic governance, economic development, war and peace studies, and the Indian economy. Some noteworthy activities include the Center on Global Energy Policyâs annual Columbia Global Energy Summit, which took place on April 13th, and the Center for Development Economics and Policyâs Clyde Wu Visiting Fellows Program. On October 13th the Saltzman Institute convened the National Security Scholars Conference featuring Deborah Lee James, U.S. Secretary of the Air Force and SIPA alumna (MIA 81). The Center on Global Economic Governance hosted major conferences in Brazil and China as part of its âStrategies for Growth: The Changing Role of the Stateâ initiative. And the Deepak and Neera Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies sponsored a one-day conference on Trade Issues Today on October 3rd, 2016. Explore the Center websites for even more programming as the new academic year begins. SIPAâs 70th Anniversary Many of you participated in our 70th anniversary events and activities throughout the year. It ended with a 70th Celebration Weekend from March 30th to April 2nd, during which we had the largest gathering of SIPA alumni in the Schoolâs history, a terrific all-day SIPA Forum on substantive policy issues, and the Global Leadership Awards Gala â" attended by more than 700 guests. Below are a few links to the weekendâs activities: Watch the SIPA at 70 anniversary video See Congressman John Lewis deliver the keynote address at the 2017 Dinkins Forum See experts from around the world discuss key global challenges, national security, and the future of the global economy at the SIPA Forum Find more photos, videos and SIPA stories on the 70th The 70th anniversary fundraising efforts helped us achieve an important outcome by generating $1.2 million in new student financial aid and creating 80 new student fellowships. New Books by SIPA Authors â" Great Summer Reading! Lastly, SIPA faculty published a number of new books this year. These include Guillermo Calvoâs Macroeconomics in Times of Liquidity Crises (2016, MIT Press); Daniel Corstangeâs The Price of a Vote in the Middle East (2016, Cambridge University Press); Robert Jervisâ How Statesmen Think: The Psychology of International Politics (2017, Princeton University Press); and Sara Tjossemâs Fostering Internationalism through Marine Science (2017, Springer).
Saturday, May 23, 2020
Seeing Through the Eyes of the Polish Revolution: Solidarity and the Struggle against Communism in Poland, social scientist Jack M BloomÃ¢â¬â¢s 2013 book, argues that the formation and history of SolidarnoÃ âºÃâ¡ provides useful information on social processes in historical events and how those influence historical understanding. Like Ost, Bloom comes at his subject with an interest in social movements, but relies primarily on interviews to examine the social side of SolidarnoÃ âºÃâ¡Ã¢â¬â¢s formation. These subjects are not a random selection; Bloom purposefully interviewed activists, journalists, and military members among others. Unsurprisingly, this social science approach still discusses the political side of the movement, but Bloom focuses more on the people involved in SolidarnoÃ âºÃâ¡ as opposed to the policies of the state. While BloomÃ¢â¬â¢s analysis is more social and less historical, he touches on the topic of SolidarnoÃ âºÃâ¡Ã¢â¬â¢s ideological form ation, a highly debated issue. Bloom states that some historians, like Ost, argue that workers formed the union on their own while others believe Polish intellectual activists from the 1970s dominated the formation. Bloom argues that the formation of SolidarnoÃ âºÃâ¡ was actually through a combined effort of both workers and intellectuals. This challenges OstÃ¢â¬â¢s assumption that the Polish trade union was forced to become political solely as a response to communist Poland. Interestingly, Bloom is the first author to give attention to Anna Walentynowicz, one ofShow MoreRelatedOne Significant Change That Has Occurred in the World Between 1900 and 2005. Explain the Impact This Change Has Made on Our Lives and Why It Is an Important Change.163893 Words Ã |Ã 656 PagesCharting the Future of Teaching the Past Sharon Hartman Strom, Political Woman: Florence Luscomb and the Legacy of Radical Reform Michael Adas, ed., Agricultural and Pastoral Societies in Ancient and Classical History Jack Metzgar, Striking Steel: Solidarity Remembered Janis Appier, Policing Women: The Sexual Politics of Law Enforcement and the LAPD Allen Hunter, ed., Rethinking the Cold War Eric Foner, ed., The New American History. Revised and Expanded Edition E SSAYS ON _ T WENTIETH-Read MoreInternational Management67196 Words Ã |Ã 269 Pagesand accountability. The advent of social networking and other media has transformed the way citizens interact and how businesses market, promote, and distribute their products globally. The same can be said for mass collaboration efforts occurring through digital, online technology for the development of new and innovative systems, products, and ideas. Both social networking and mass collaboration bring new power and influence to individuals across borders and transform the nature of their relationshipsRead MoreDeveloping Management Skills404131 Words Ã |Ã 1617 PagesStyle 74 Attitudes Toward Change 76 Core Self-Evaluation 79 SKILL ANALYSIS 84 Cases Involving Self-Awareness 84 Communist Prison Camp 84 Computerized Exam 85 Decision Dilemmas 86 SKILL PRACTICE 89 Exercises for Improving Self-Awareness Through Self-Disclosure 89 Through the Looking Glass 89 Diagnosing Managerial Characteristics 90 An Exercise fo r Identifying Aspects of Personal Culture: A Learning Plan and Autobiography 92 SKILL APPLICATION 95 Activities for Developing Self-Awareness 95 Suggested Assignments
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
1. Michael J Saylor was the Chairman of MicroStrategy had committed fraud in reporting profits when the company was actually losing money. Mr. Saylor settled the civil charges that were filed in federal court in Washington without admitting or denying them and agreed to pay $8.3 million to shareholders and a $350,000 penalty to the S.E.C. I think that 8.3 million dollars to the shareholders is a lot of money to be paid. I do not agree with this price. Since he was the Chairman of the company, I think he should have not committed fraud. I know he did not want his company to collapse, but he still should have not committed fraud. I do agree with the 350,000 penalty to the S.E.C. I think that price is not too bad. 2. Anna Yun wasÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦I do not agree with this sentence. I think Houvan should have served time for this crime because 35,000 is a lot of money also Houman forged signatures to get the money. So, I think Houvan should at least get 2 years in prison for this crime. 4. Kathryn Harmon was owner, president, CEO, financial aid director, bookkeeper, and medical instructor for the college of Allied Health. In the Case involving Harmon and Case, an investigation showed that the College of Allied Health received allocations of more than 1.7 million in Pell Grant funding to distribute to its students. The investigation revealed that more than 1.4 million had been fraudulently obtained by the school. Harmon, Case and other Co-conspirators forged and created documents and submitted fraudulent grant applications to the US department of education for non-existent or non-eligible students. A portion of the 1.4 million was used to pay salaries and operating expenses and the rest was used for their own personal use. Some of the funds were spent on jewelry, real estate, furniture, and an automobile. Harmon and Case was sentenced to 5 years in prison and 250,000 in fines. I do not agree with this sentence, I think they should have gotten 10 years for what they had done because 1.4 million is a lot of money to be stolen. Also, they were not supposed to use the money to pay salaries and operating expenses that money was supposed to go to the students enrolled
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
As everyone knows by now, there is a difference between a man and a womans outer appearance. What some people do not realize is that a man and a woman are also different in communication techniques. Generally speaking, men and women fall into two categories when dealing with communication techniques. We will write a custom essay sample on Communication between Men and Women or any similar topic only for you Order Now When men talk, it is for giving information. Deborah Tannen says this informative speaking is report-talk. Report-talk as defined by Deborah Tannen is public speaking. Women on the other hand, use small talk to communicate. Small talk is a conversation which is usually considered to be short and meaningless. Deborah Tannen states that this communication technique of women is rapport-talk. Rapport-talk as defined by Deborah Tannen is private speaking. This essay will discuss the following: (1) How Deborah Tannen and John Gray are similar in respect to their views on communication between men and women (2) how Tannen and Gray are different in their views on communication between men and women (3) the effects that result from these different types of communication (4) which essay is in agreement with my personal opinion and (5) the suggestions about communication from the essay. Deborah Tannen and John Gray are two authors who have many similarities. One similarity is the fact that both authors notice that men and women do speak differently. Tannen suggests that the way that men and women communicate is something that is learned from the early stages in life. From childhood, men learn to use talking as a way to get and keep attention. So they are more comfortable speaking in large groups made up of people they know less well-in the broadest sense public speaking. From childhood, girls criticize peers who try to stand out or appear better than others. People feel their closest connections at home Both authors realized men and women have different ways of talking. However, their views on the communication techniques are different. Deborah Tannen suggests that For most men, talk is primarily a means to preserve independence and negotiate and maintain status in a hierarchical social order. Deborah Tannen also suggest that women talk when with one or a few people they feel close to and comfortable with John Gray however says To fully express their feelings, women assume poetic license and use various superlatives and metaphors, and generalizations. Men mistakenly take these expressions literally. Because they misunderstandthey commonly react in an non-supportive manner. John Gray believes men use speech as a way of conveying facts. Women tend to look for support when they are talking, but do not ask for it; they feel the request is well implied. John Gray also theorized that when a man is upset or stressed he will automatically stop talking and go to his cave to works things out. Men are unable to express their feelings as well as women and this is why they go into a cave. Also men do not want to worry their partner. Men try to make their partner happy. Men think that their partner will be happy if they do not have to worry about the man. Women tend to believe that you can never abandon a friend who is upset. It doesnt seem loving to abandon someone when they are upset. Women instantly want to support men in the way they want to be supported, her intentions are good but it is counterproductive. Men show love by not worrying. How to cite Communication between Men and Women, Essay examples
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Question: Explain and discuss the strategic plan in detail. Answer: As described, the Canterbury Renovations is a cabinet making business and at its start up phase. For ensuring success, survival and sustenance for any organisation, developing strategic plan is essential as this would help them to ensure positive growth in the longer term (Forsyth, 2002). Strategic plans help an organisation to achieve their organisational goals and objectives in the most appropriate manner. 1.1 The mission of Canterbury Renovations The core mission of the firm is to renovate different phase of a home including, bathroom, kitchen, laundries and others. 1.2 The vision of Canterbury Renovation The core vision of the Canterbury is to facilitate its customers with every sort of help that they can provide with the ultimate renovation such as the design, installation of the complete set up, quotes and every other associated services that a cabinet building or customizing building demands. The organisational value of Canterbury Renovations Organisational values refer to the set of principles in either written or non-written format that does have the potential to assist a management to take appropriate decision in favour of the organisational objective achievement. It is essential for an organisation to develop their personal set of core values for directing their business activities towards a concentrate direction (GruÃÅ'Ãâ nig et.al, 2005). There are some values that workers utilize at their professional regime that includes- Treating each other fairly. Treating customers in an appropriate manner. How to be an effective individual within the work setting and in the organisation. Assisting each other in order to attain the vision along with enhancing the organisational effectiveness. Developing such environment that is favourable to job satisfaction. Helping in creating the sense of competitiveness among the workforce. These organisational values are of great importance, since- These do have the potential to be effective at the stressful times. Ensuring organisational survival in the global competitive market, these values and principles can be highly influencing and beneficial. These values can as well be helpful in developing people in the most effective manner. Developing people refers to developing most adequate traits within individual that would be constructive in achieving the organisational targets. Canterbury does have multiple competitors; however the following segment will concentrate upon a single competitor that exists. The Balwyn Kitchen is one of the prime competitors; it does have some strength and some weaknesses- SWOT of Balwyn Kitchen Strengths- Strong brand image and established business. Has also been featured in many reputed magazines. Weaknesses- It only does kitchen projects. Doesnt have a website. Doesnt have fully qualified workforce. Opportunities- Does have the potential for coding laundries and bathroom. With multiple construction projects going on in the area, this also creates a lot of opportunities. Threats- Various new car sales within the area. There has also been an increase in the number of DIYs within the area. SWOT of Canterbury Strength- Proprietors are well competent. Staffs are well dedicated. Complete agreement among proprietors and their objectives. Wide contact network. Weaknesses- Doesnt have much of management skills. Showrooms are much smaller in size. Business doesnt have any track record. Inefficient equipments. Opportunities- Major portion of population does not prefer reallocating their address thus creates various options for business development and expansion. There are multiple businesses in the same genre; however they do not have a strong brand image to compete with a strong contender (Johnston Bate, 2003). Threats- The industry isnt a well reputed industry in terms of the quality and durability aspects. Possible financial downturns. Existence of multiple competitors within the industry. PESTLE of Canterbury Political- The company must comply with the policies developed by the national and state government. Must adhere by the political rules and regulations. Economical- Must set the prices of the products and services in a suitable manner. Must also consider reviewing the financial condition of the nation prior to making any plan. Social- Must respect the social values and norms. Must respect the diversity in the local societies as this will add value to their brand image. Technological- Embracing latest technologies must be the prioritized preference of the Canterbury Renovation, since renovation needs technologies to serve in the best possible manner. The strategic plan for a business must involve the marketing mix that would help them to make the planning more precise and effective especially in the longer run. The marketing mix for this purpose would include the basic 4Ps. Product- Though, this is the most obvious, it is essential to be included and identified in the strategic plan. The Canterbury must project their product/service in comparison with their competitors. Price- This is the next most important element in the marketing mix. The reason behind such importance is because this is directly associated with the sales volume and turnover volume. Place- Place must as well be considered in the business plan. The Canterbury must reach to every client and customer for this also is important. Promotion- Promotion is also an essential task. It all lies in the process of promoting the products and services. This would help in ensuring maximum exposure. Strategic objectives and strategic needs are intrinsically associated with one another. Strategic objectives would describe the future aims and goals the management would concentrate over (Nanjundaiah Ramesh, 2010). The strategic needs refer to the process that would be utilized for achieving the future goals and objectives. Strategic objectives would be- To concentrate upon providing maximum satisfaction to customers. Enhancing the level of quality. Enhancing the brand image of Canterbury. Enhancing/increasing customer base. The list of strategies would include the following- Branding strategy Product strategy Pricing strategy Distribution strategy Promotional strategy Public relation strategy Advertisement strategy Direct and indirect marketing strategy Sales strategy Sales promotion strategy Packaging strategy This is a responsibility that must be completed in an appropriate manner. It is essential for an organisation to appoint efficient personnel and individual for this particular purpose, as this would be an effective task that does have the potential to assure quality of the final outcome. References Forsyth, P. (2002).Business planning. Oxford: Capstone Pub. GruÃÅ'Ãâ nig, R., KuÃÅ'Ãâ hn, R., KuÃÅ'Ãâ hn, R. (2005).Process-based strategic planning. Berlin: Springer. Haines, S. (1995).Successful strategic planning. Menlo Park, Calif.: Crisp Publications. Johnston, R. Bate, J. (2003).The power of strategy innovation. New York: AMACOM. Nanjundaiah, R. Ramesh, S. (2010).Strategic planning and business policy. Mumbai [India]: Himalaya Pub. House.