Monday, August 31, 2009
Here are some of the basics which you might like to know. Play it and follow.Next time I will make one like this. You too can record in a video yourself if you like and send it to me. It will be my pleasure to post it here and see how much you have learned.
Let me know if this is sufficient.
Sunday, August 30, 2009
Saturday, August 29, 2009
These are the 99 nine names of Allah, suhana wata Allah. All these names are found in the Qur'an. The beauty of Allah is within these labels which His believers call Him. Allah is please and will listen upon any believer who call on Him using any one of these.
The pleasure of Allah is my desire in the recitation of His beautiful names.
Friday, August 28, 2009
After listening to the music, I felt more sober at the end of the day.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
To determine if mergers and acquisitions are significantly successful in the airline industry is the interest of this dissertation. It studied the key external factors influential to the success of Lufthansa www.lufthansa-usa.com.
The researcher made use of the descriptive quantitative method of research to gather data from the financial statements of Lufthansa. Subsequently, ratio analyses were done to reveal success or failure of the strategy by comparing current ratios, return on assets, return on equity, debt to total assets, total cost, firm value, market value, and DuPont Value before and after the mergers and acquisitions.
Results revealed that Lufthansa controlled financial risk with mergers and acquisitions productively. Generally, the airline company has excellent cash flow having excessively earned revenues over expenditures, performed well in terms of profits in its operations or retained income, controlled their total equity, is enjoying continuous increase in their total assets, established a credit reputation in the market, minimized liabilities annually, and awarded consistent increases in stockholders’ equity. Thus, Deutsche Lufthansa airline management strategies are effective. However, the company needs to enhance earning strategy to uplift income for further growth and development, and to maintain increase in profit margin
Big lesson can be had from a small power like Luxembourg. It is the world’s richest country. Small is relative to the size of the country, but powerful because of its endurance, beauty, influence, cordiality, wealth, and diplomacy in the midst of highly competitive neighboring countries. What could be their other secret? The people do not necessarily compete with the more powerful neighbors. They created a cosmopolitan ambience welcoming people to work, reside and visit the marvelously structured medieval castles and the massive fortress of the Bock.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Ameen s.a.l. and Al Majmoua of Lebanon, two opposing microfinance players as a non-profit and a profit-oriented institution, on their profitability while operating in Lebanon, were studied. To sketch a wide-ranging viewpoint on the subject, the following were carried out : Analyses of the comparative advantages based on published balance sheets and financial statements, centred on: Profitability; Risk tolerance and Trends in gaps for clientele, loan size, industry preference, geographical distribution; techniques in the conduct of microfinance activities: mobile banking; and method or methods that best describes how microfinance best supports to rebuild and develop Southern Lebanon.
The data from the published balance sheet and financial statement of Ameen s.a.l. and Al Majmoua of Lebanon were computed using Microsoft Excel for Analyses of variance and regression analysis. The results showed that Ameen s.a.l. and Al Majmoua ended with generating profit from their microfinance activities. Thus, significantly Al Majmoua was influenced by Ameen s.a.l. because Al Majmoua is registered as non-profit entity.
Indeed, it is lonely at the top. That is apparently the point most people found their way along the meadows of Switzerland. My friend Nita too has been a resident for 3 decades now, enjoying the people friendly environment. Initially, she thought the place was too backward from her origin. But, as soon as she started bicycling from home to work, where she just found a new way of getting rid of the extra pounds, she also relish the milk, cheese, and chocolates she bought all along the trail.
Monday, August 24, 2009
To discover the effect of institutional structure, institutional change and privatization as business economic institutional framework on foreign direct investments to Russia is the interest of this dissertation. In this context, profiles of some Russian business economic institutional structures, like capital, profit, performance and efficiency were studied.
The researcher made use of the quantitative method of research to collect the online informational data as well as compute for the capital and profit and foreign direct investment using Microsoft Excel and SPSS, for Analyses of Variance and Multiple regressions.
The results revealed that the Russian business institutional framework for foreign direct investment hinges on the values of natural gas and oil reserves of the country, and not on the other preconceived economic ideas such as institutions, institutional changes, privatization, factories, and improvements to cultivated lands, machinery and other tools, equipment, and structures used to produce goods and services. Otherwise, the inventory or stock of plant, equipment, and other generally durable productive resources held, as FDIs’ has been consistently and sustainably spiraling up. The business economic institution therefore is very attractive to the foreign direct investors in the global economy because of the observed sustained increasing inflow of foreign direct investment, plus, continuous increases in total profit in every succeeding year is enjoyed by Russia.
To discover the antimicrobial activity of the extract of Cimbopogon schoenantus was the primary interest of this dissertation. So, using ten selected microorganisms such as: I Gram-positive bacteria: Staphylococcus aureus, ATCC 29213; b. Streptococcus pyogenes, Group A; c. Streptococcus agalactiae, Group B, ATCC 12386; d. Enterococcus faecalis, ATCC 29212; e. Listeria monocytogenes; and II Gram Negative Bacteria: f. Escherichia coli, ATCC 35218; g. Shigella sonnei, ATCC 25931; h. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, ATCC 27853; i. Proteus mirabilis; and j. Serratia marcescens, an in-vitro experiment was performed to determine the size of zone of inhibition, the concentration that inhibits growth, and the time at which the microorganisms are killed.
Subsequently, the susceptibility of the active ingredients of Cimbopogon schoenantus extracts at different concentrations was compared with selected antibiotics using the same strains of microorganisms, and the chemical constituents of the plant extract yielding the active ingredients was identified using paper chromatography.