Types of Performance Standard

The setting of standards raises the problem of how demanding the standard should be, Should the standard represent a perfect performance or an easily attainable performance. There are four types of standard. (1) Ideal Standard. These are based on perfect operating conditions: no wastage, no spoilage, no inefficiencies, no idle time, and no breakdowns. Variances…

Differences Between Damask, Brocade, and Jacquard

Often times, uneducated individuals use the terms damask, brocade, and Jacquard interchangeably with one another. It can often confuse those who are unfamiliar with the world of fabrics. Jacquard is a decorative or woven pattern that is created by using a Jacquard attachment on a loom. The attachment resembles the punch card on a piano.…

How To Read Jewelry Marks

The number markings on precious gold jewelry are a bit of confusion to lots of people. We are generally used to seeing a karat or silver mark like this: 10K, 14K, 18K, Sterling, etc. The numbers mean the same thing. For 14k the number is technically 583 but most manufacturers adopted the European way and…

Wedding Ceremony Unity Candles

Wedding unity candles are a traditional part of any wedding ceremony and celebration. Unity candles comes in many styles to suit any occasion. Below are just a few of the most popular Unity Candles. The Modern Square Pillar Candles and Taper Candles, in whites and dulls go with any color tone and any party theme.…

How To Read Jewelry Marks

The number markings on precious gold jewelry are a bit of confusion to lots of people. We are generally used to seeing a karat or silver mark like this: 10K, 14K, 18K, Sterling, etc. The numbers mean the same thing. For 14k the number is technically 583 but most manufacturers adopted the European way and…

The High Cost of Plastic Surgery

Plastic or cosmetic surgery helps to improve a person’s form and appearance. Cosmetic surgery is used mostly for beauty reasons or to improve a person’s appearance. The costs of cosmetic surgery are high. Cosmetic surgery is done on those who have been affected by accidents or suffered second degree burns. It is also performed to…

Swingers

Ever wondered what wife swapping, swinger’s clubs and swingers lifestyle really mean? In a committed partnership but looking for some extra sexual excitement together? Swinging has become increasingly popular across middle aged mainstream married, or committed, couples. Over 4 million people world wide are swingers, with over 3000 swingers clubs around the globe to join.…

What Is Modernization?

Modernization is the process of change in the sectors of the economy, politics and social systems. These changes reflects the movement of societies from a traditional stage to a more modern phase. How does modernization occur? Modernization occurs through: 1. Colonialism: this is an important reason for modernization. The Indian colonial master introduced the English…

Owning a Pet Otter

It may seem trendy to own an exotic pet, but owning an otter as a pet is illegal in most localities without a permit. They are considered wildlife and have requirements that are different from those of the average household pet. Reasons Not to Own a Pet Otter If you are considering applying for a…