The Old Testament story of Elisha and the Widow’s Oil found in 2 Kings 4:1-7

For this assignment, you will be studying the Old Testament story of Elisha and the Widow’s Oil found in 2 Kings 4:1-7. You will use the template below in order to complete a study of this passage. In your study, you will use the skills of Observation, Interpretation, Correlation, and Application that you have become familiar with through your reading in Everyday Bible Study.

I. Observation

A. I have read 2 Kings 4:1-7 in both a formal translation (KJV, NKJV, NASB, ESV, or CSB) 

and a functional translation (NIV, NLT, or NCV). Highlight the correct answer. You will find a copy of the NASB, ESV, CSB, and NLT in your myWSB Library.

o Yes

o No

B. Identify the basic elements of the story you are studying

1. Main characters: (List them)

2. Plot: (50-100 words)

3. Narrative structure: (50-100 words)

C. List basic observations about this passage using the “Key Question” for observation.

1. Who:

2. What:

3. Where:

4. When:

5. Why:

6. How:

II. Interpretation

A. Determine the author’s main point. In 1-2 paragraphs (100-400 words) explain what you 

think the author is trying to communicate in this passage. Remember, the Old Testament narratives frequently communicate truth by showing it to us in story form instead of telling it to us by way of teaching or sermon.

B. Based on your answer above, write out one principle from this passage. You should be able 

to express this principle in 1-3 sentences.

III. Correlation

A. How does this Old Testament narrative fit within the metanarrative of the Bible? State what 

type of story you believe this to be (creation, fall, redemption, or new creation) and explain why you believe this to be so. Your explanation should be 1 paragraph (100-200 words) in length. 

B. How does your principle fit with the rest of the Scripture? This principle is the one you have 

written out in 1-3 sentences in the Interpretation section. If your principle is a true Biblical principle it will be reflected throughout the Scriptures. Where is the principle discovered in this Old Testament narrative found elsewhere in the Scriptures? Your explanation should be 1 paragraph (100-200 words) in length.

C. How does this Old Testament narrative reflect the person and work of Jesus Christ? State 

and explain at least one way that the principle of this narrative can be identified in the person and work of Jesus Christ. Your explanation should be 1 paragraph (100-200 words) in length.

IV. Application

What points of application can be made using the Four Questions for Application? State and explain 1 point of application for each of these four questions. Your explanation for each of these points should be 1 paragraph (100-200 words) in length.

A. The question of duty

B. The question of character

C. The question of goals

D. The question of discernment

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Weber saw rationalisation as an “iron cage” that increasingly dominated all social life.

Question:  Weber saw rationalisation as an “iron cage” that increasingly dominated all social life. Discuss what he means by this, and how rationalisation shapes bureaucracies. 

1500 words essay, use at least 7 references (you must use 2 references that are attached and other 5 references from other academic resources that you research).

 Your response to the question needs to be referenced using the Harvard Referencing style with a reference list included at the end of your response.

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If an organization did attempt to optimize social and economic responsibilities – what would it look like?

Assignment Prompt

Read Case Study: “Managing by Numbers: The Sears Auto Center Story”, located towards the end of your Business Law and the Legal Environment, Chapter 2.4 reading: https://saylordotorg.github.io/text_business-law-and-the-legal-environment-v1.0-a/s05-04-corporations-and-corporate-gov.html.

When considering the Sears case study, respond to the following questions:

  1. Is the role of the organization (and the business person that works for the organization) to maximize profits?
  2. If an organization did attempt to optimize social and economic responsibilities – what would it look like?
Instructions

You will write a short essay assignment each week. The essay should follow MLA format. Use this link if you are unfamiliar with MLA format: The essay will answer the assigned question or statement provide in the lesson (300-500 words each week).

Essays must incorporate college-level writing, exhibit comprehension and application of economic concepts, and demonstrate critical thinking skills. Thus, these are not simple summaries of the readings, but require the student to respond in a thoughtful and concise way to the reading. The entire summary should be in paragraph format without bullet points, list items, or other extraneous items. Please use 1″ margins and standard font size (e.g., 11-12 pt., Times New Roman). Include your name, the date, and title in the document header.

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Pick an industry you feel will be most affected by blockchain


Industry experts believe blockchain is a technology that has the potential to affect the business of most IT professionals in the next five years. 

1. Pick an industry you feel will be most affected by blockchain 

2. and how blockchain may be used in that industry. 

3. As an IT manager, how would you embrace blockchain? 

4. For instance, how would training occur for your team, what strategies might you use, what security methods may you recommend be used?

The paper should meet the following requirements:

· 3 pages in length, not including the required cover page and reference page.

· Follow APA6 guidelines.

· Paper should include an ABSTRACTintroduction, a body with fully developed content, and a CONCLUSION.

· Support your answers with the readings from the course and at least two scholarly journal articles to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook. 

· Be clearly and well-written, concise, and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. 

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Explain how to classify levels of the Depth of Knowledge framework

Please answer each question with 250-350 words and included a reference from a credible source. (APA Form)

1. Explain how to classify levels of the Depth of Knowledge framework. How does keeping this framework in mind when writing objectives ensure rigor in your classroom?

2.What role do assessments play in the teaching and learning cycle? Is there any truth to students being “over-assessed”

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Performing Purchasing Agent Duties

Business is booming for Waters, Inc., a growing customer service fulfillment business. Most of its business is coming from clients who once outsourced their customer service needs to firms in India. A major client just signed a contract that will take effect in nine months.  This means there are only nine months to purchase the equipment and to train 75 new customer service representatives.  As a purchasing agent, you are tasked with getting the computer equipment and software that the new agents will need to the specifications of both the client and established company standards.

This assignment has three distinct parts that are outlined below. This paper will be 8–10-pages long. Label each part clearly.

Part 1: Need Identification and Specification

  1. Create 10–12 questions that you will ask the client in order to determine the exact hardware and software needs. Provide a brief rationale for asking the questions.

Part 2: RFP

  1. Write a request for proposal based on the needs and specifications identified during the need and specification stage. Note: You will have to fabricate the needs and specifications based on outside research, e.g., standard computer specifications, basic software needs, etc.
  2. Describe how and to whom you will distribute the RFP. Assume the company has a requirement that minority-owned businesses must be included in the distribution of the RFP.

Part 3: Timeline of Tasks and Activities

  1. Develop a comprehensive timeline of the tasks and activities, and who is involved with each task or activity, that need to take place to fulfill the need in the time frame indicated in the scenario.  You will be graded on the completeness of the list and the realistic nature of the timeline.

The format of the report is to be as follows:

  • Typed, double spaced, Times New Roman font (size 12), one-inch margins on all sides.
  • Use headers for each of the subjects being covered, followed by your response.
  • In addition to the 8–10 required pages, a title page is to be included. The title page is to contain the title of the assignment, your name, the instructor’s name, the course title, and the date.
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Discuss how immigrants versus native-born Americans viewed the United States immigration restrictions that took place during the 1920s.

For this paper, please discuss how immigrants versus native-born Americans viewed the United States immigration restrictions that took place during the 1920s. You must take into account how immigrant experiences of global migration and acculturation shaped views. You must also include and evaluate how international events shaped the debate over immigration restrictions in the 1920s. 12 pt, Times New Roman font, 1 inch margins, Word Doc or PDF submission only. DUE SUNDAY, JUNE 1 by 11:59 PM! This paper will be evaluated based on the following: Strong thesis that answers the question and addresses the views of both native-born Americans and immigrants. Paragraphs with topic sentence, evidence, conclusion. Paragraphs that make an argument and are analytical. Understanding of the historical context and particularly how international events shaped the debate over immigration restriction in the 1920s. Introduction and conclusion. At least two primary sources related to native-born perspective and two primary sources from immigrant perspectives, and analysis of those sources. 4 total primary sources. Also include secondary sources. Minimum 1000 words. Chicago Manual Style Notes/Bibliography FORMAT and Citations – 

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Watch the film “Miss Representation”

Firstly, use Netflix to watch the film “Miss Representation” if you don’t have an account, simply create a free trial account for the purpose of this assignment. After Watching the film: For this assignment you are to write a 2 page, double spaced (or longer) paper addressing the following: You may use the questions and simply answer them as well (this doesn’t need to be in essay format, but your answers to each questions should be substantial) • What surprised you most about the film? • What, if anything, did you learn from the film? • How much media do you (and your family) consume in a day & what is this media telling you about what it means to be a boy (man) or girl (woman)? • What is one step you can take to change the way media portrays women and girls? • How can we discuss issues raised in the film with the children in our lives? • As a community what can we do to change the way women and girls are portrayed throughout our culture? • What can businesses do to breakdown gender stereotypes in the workplace? • What type of policy changes should we be encouraging at the state and national level?

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Discuss how to balance demands from international stakeholders who have conflicting requirements

*** 400 words and at least 2 references for “A” and 400 words and at least 2 references for “B”.

A recent Pew research poll determined that many Americans do not trust modern institutions to protect their personal data, even as they frequently neglect cybersecurity best practices in their own personal lives. Discuss what measures institutions can take to increase trust and whether the United States should adopt education campaigns designed to teach Americans about basic personal information security measures.

B

Discuss how to balance demands from international stakeholders who have conflicting requirements (i.e., European-based business subject to GDPR doing business in the United States).

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