Society & Culture

Society & Culture

Bizarre Aspects of The Japanese Culture

Japan is one of the oddest place in the whole world with a unique convergence of circumstance, tradition and technology. The Feudal samurai ideals has managed to combine with some of the most advanced technologies while it remains to be the only country with living survivors of the atomic bomb […]

History of the chair
History

The History Of The Chair

Looking at the history of the chair is a fascinating way to cross-section the society out of which that chair came. The chair likely evolved in the Stone Age - Neolithic building sites studied by archaeologists have revealed bench-like sitting areas, perhaps used for rituals. It's not certain when exactly […]

Ancient Tools
History

Fascinating Tools Of Antiquity

One of the primary ways that people differ from the rest of the animal kingdom is through their sophisticated and extensive use of tools. This is something that has characterised even the earliest of human civilization. Looking at antique tools produced by toolmakers from different places, cultures and times provides […]

government relations and gun lobbying
Politics

Government Relations and Gun Lobbying

In last April we saw that the US senate rejected the new bill about the restriction of gun sales in America. This is an important step in the history of public and government relations in the USA as it proves the domination of lobbyings in this country one more time. […]

Society & Culture

The Effects of Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Cultural diversity has increased in workplaces as companies have expanded globally. Leadership success in the 21st century involves the ability to have intercultural competence. According to the book Managing Diversity by Gardenswartz and Rowe (1998), using affirmative action alone in today's economic situation is no longer an acceptable management style. […]

Society & Culture

Gold Terminology

We all know what gold is and most of us own some but many people get confused by the specialist terms used to describe the metal in its various forms. If you are buying gold it important to know what you are looking at. If you have ever been bamboozled […]