Canadian Social Science

Articles from Vol. 2, No. 2, 2005

A Cased-Based Reasoning Decision Support System/SYSTEME DU SUPPORT DECISION CBR DANS L'ACQUISITION GOVERNMENTALE
Abstract:Each bidding contractors estimates his likely costs of carrying out the work detailed in the project schedules and adds a percentage markup to form the bid value. The value of the markup crucially influences the chances of a bidder winning the...
A Comparative Study on Chinese and Western Classical Garden Arts/UNE ETUDE COMPARATIVE ENTRE LES ARTS CLASSIQUES DES JARDINS CHINOIS ET EUROPEENS
Abstract:The differences and identities of the arts of classical gardens between China and the West are compared in this paper. Due to the differences in natural conditions, historical origins, social environments, cultural backgrounds and religious...
A Psychological Research on Characters in Middle School Chinese Textbooks in China/UNE RECHERCHE PSYCHOLOGIQUE SUR LES CARACTERES DE MATERIELS CHINOIS DANS LES ECOLES SECONDAIRES EN CHINE
Abstract:This study made a statistical study and analysis of the Chinese textbooks for six-year-system students. The results showed: (1) in terms of nationality, the number of characters of the Han nationality was 4 times as many as that of minority...
A Study on Water Utilization in Chinese Rural Areas1/RECHERCHE SUR L ' UTILISATION D'EAU DANS LES REGIONS RURALES CHINOISES
Abstract:In China, because rural population is great and agriculture is very important in national economy, rural areas have becomes a main sphere of water consume. There exist the problems of water shortage and water waste in the countryside. The conflicts...
A Tentative Corpus-Based Study of Collocations Acquisition by Chinese English Language Learners/UNE ETUDE TENTATIVE DE RECUEIL-BASEE SUR L'APPRENTISSAGE DES ACCORDS PAR LES APPRENANTS CHIOIS D'ANGLAIS
Abstract:Though collocations have drawn much attention in the field of language acquisition, yet difficulties with them have not been investigated in much detail.This paper reports on a corpus-based exploratory study that analyzes the mistakes learners...
Discussion on the Sustainable Development of Scenic Spots/DISCUSSION SUR LE DEVELOPPEMENT STABLE DES ENDROITS PITTORESQUES
Abstract:As a theoretical concept, sustainable development contains quite rich connotation, whose ideas have been raised to kind of philosophical level, i.e. the contemporary ethical view. As such, the concept could infiltrate through the human consciousness...
Globalization as a Generator of Cultural and Economic Hegemony: A Postmodern Perspective/GLOBALISATION COMME UN GÉNÉRATEUR DE L'HÉGÉMONIE CULTURELLE ET ECONOMIQUE: UNE PERSPECTIVE POSTMODERNE
Abstract:'Globalization' -a term that entered popular discourse in the late 1980s has certainly been become one of the most fashionable buzzwords of the new millennium. The nature and impact of globalization has been the subject matter of profound debates...
Ibsen's Influence on Eugene O'Neill's Family Tragedy/INFLUENCE D' IBSEN SUR LA TRAGEDIE FAMILIALE D'EUGENE O'NEILL
Abstract:In his career of literary creation, Eugene O'Neill has been widely influenced by Ibsen and Strainburg. The former has influenced his subject matter and theme, and the latter has influenced his colorful style. Ibsen's problem drama has special...
Impacts of Globalisation on Hotel Companies' Internal Operation Environment/IMPACT DE LA GLOBALISATION SUR L'ENVIRONNEMENT D'OPERATION INTERNE DE L'HOTELLERIE
Abstract:In the 21st century, with the increasing levels of globalisation in hotel industry, hotel companies will need to learn different management approaches to survive and develop in environmental circumstances with high levels of uncertainty as well...
Is China Engaging in the Big Experiment of Market Socialism?/EST LA CHINE ENGAGEE DANS LE GRAND EXPERIMENT DU MARCHE SOCIALISTE?
Abstract:The contradictory movement between socialistic state-owned system and market system in economic operation is both explanation & specification of contradictions of productive forces & productive relations in core level. It enables the...
Management Efficiency and Its Measuring Methods/L'EFFICACITÉ DE LA GESTION ET SES MÉTHODES DE MESURE
Abstract:What is management efficiency and how to measure it which is a subject that isn't resolved scientifically in the world of academe. The authors of the paper, to start with researching quantity of management, think that management efficiency is...
Ownership Structure and Firm Technical Innovation: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis on Chinese Enterprises1/STRUCTURE POSSESSIVE ET INNOVATION TECHNIQUE DES ENTREPRISES: UNE ANALYSE THEORIQUE ET EMPIRIQUE DANS LES ENTREPRISES CHINOISES
Abstract:Taking more than 600 enterprises as example, this paper analyzes the influence of managers' features on the relationship between ownership structure and technical innovation of the firm. The authors find that the managers' care to owners benefit...
The Contemporary Thinking of Chinese Traditional Political Thoughts/LES PRENSÉES CONTEMPORAIRES SUR DES PENSÉES POLITIQUES TRADITIONNELLES CHINOISES
Abstract:The thesis synthesizes culture, political value and the system of domination to deduce the core of Chinese traditional culture, which is the traditional political thought. Their marrow can be summarized a sentence: the thought of Confucianism...
The Internationalization of University: From an Ethical Perspective/INTERNATIONALISATION D'UNIVERSITE: D'UNE PERSPECTIVE MORALE
Abstract:The ethical spirit of Modern university is threefold. In the first place, due attention is paid to the educatee's development. Secondly, notice is paid of the advance of the society form establishing and leading the ethos, the time spirit and...
The Relationship between the Needs Changes of Public or Personal and Rational Expanding of Government Scale/RELATION ENTRE LES CHANGEMENTS DE BESOINS PUBLICS OU INDIVIDUELS ET EXPANSION RATIONELLE DES FORCES DU GOVERNMENT
Abstract:The law of the needing levels discovered by Maslow is a famous theory, but the theory mainly works in private domain. In this paper, the Maslow's law is deduced into public domain, putting on the idea of public Maslow's phenomena and the public...
The Strength of Weak Ties and Issues of Embeddedness: A Review of Granovetter's Theories on Social Network and organization/FORCES DE POINTS FAIBLES ET ISSUES D'ENFONCEMENT : UNE REVUE DE THEORIES DEGRANOVETTER SUR L'ANALYSE ET L'ORGANISATION DU RESEAU SOCIAL
Abstract:Based on the issues of the strength of weak ties and embeddedness, this paper haven taken a summary and review of Granovetter's theories on social network analysis and organization.Key words: Granovetter, Weak ties, EmbeddednessRésumé: Basé...
The Theoretical Framework of Earnings Management/LA STRUCTURE THÉORIQUE DU MANAGEMENT DES REVENUS
Abstract:The definition of earnings management has been inconsistent in the literature. Major problems with the definition include ambiguity and immeasurability. As a solution, this paper intends to develop a constructive definition of earnings management...