Mergers and Acquisition

Introduction Mergers and acquisition create value by providing growth opportunities and synergies, enhancing market power, unlocking hidden value, and exploiting unique resources or capabilities (Balmaceda 2009, p. 454). In 2009, Volkswagen Group (VW AG), a globally renowned automotive manufacturing company, purchased a 49.9% stake in Porsche SE (Bryant 2012). Later, in August 2012, VW AG…

How “Othello” Is Relevant to Modern Days

Othello is considered to be one of the most popular works of Shakespeare, and it has sufficient grounds to be such. Names of Othello, Iago and Desdemona have become common names long ago. The reason why people still read Othello is the eternal themes that are hidden in this tragedy. Shakespeare wrote about issues that…

The Ways Local Culture Has Shaped Christian Thought and Practice

Introduction Local culture has greatly shaped Christian thoughts and church practices. It has influenced the language used for evangelization, as well as forms of worship and praise. From the onset of the church to the present, all Christians have argued on how they should relate to the world and culture, interpreting the Bible and other…

The Effect of Teenagers being Fans of Celebrity

Modern teenagers spend much time learning about favourite celebrities, their likes and dislikes, public behaviour, and others; they are much centred on happenings and scandals in the lives of their idols. However, sometimes increased interest to celebrities may develop into real obsession. Many teenagers do not have anything interesting in their lives; therefore, they begin…

Jewish Identity, Passover, and Easter

The Jewish community celebrates the Passover during the spring season to commemorate their emancipation from Egyptian slavery. Christians celebrate Easter is a Christian holiday celebrating the freedom from sin given by Jesus when crucified on the cross and resurrected on the third day.  However, in many cases Easter celebrations occur in between the Passover calendars…

Tae Kwon Do

Taekwondo is a Korean martial art and the Olympic sport which helps people to protect themselves and attack the opponent by means of hands and feet. Taekwondo trains not only the body but also temper. In order to understand the sense of this martial art and estimate all its advantages, it is necessary to study…