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Skunk Words
Write on these: Research "skunk works" (a task force) and write your findings. Look at Hewlett-Packard, IBM, 3M or any company you want to research to complete this task. Write an 250 essay on your findings on skunk works—when, how, where, why it is used.

The term "skunk works" is utilized within the business world to mean a group that will works on advanced or secrets. The term "skunk works" originated with Lockheed Martin Corporation, which was part of Lockheed Martin that has been an innovator of military aircraft that were designed and built in secrecy. The name originated from the strong order that was produced by the manufacturing plant that was located next to the original building in Burbank, CA. The story goes that a worker joking called the facility "Skunk Works" in reference to a popular comic strip "Li'L Abner, which featured a hermetic character that created a nasty smelling concoction of worn shoes and dead skunks. The Skunk Works team designed is revered within the aerospace industry because of their top notch inventions such as the U-2 spy plane, SR-71 Blackbird and F-117 Nighthawk. The secretive facility is located in Palmdale, CA. The division just celebrated its 70th birthday. To reinforce the purpose of the division, the division has a motto is quick, quiet and quality.
The Skunk Works division has 90% of its projects are classified. Also, the projects are so secretive that the other employees can't tell each other the projects that they are working on. There are 2000 employees working on 600 programs. As a testament to their proficiency, the Skunk Works team delivered the XP-80 Shooting Star project within 143 days, which was 7 days faster than required (The information was obtained at "Skunk Works: Developing top-secret weapons in SoCal for 70 years").


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In order to prepare a presentation, you must first know who your audience is. Delivering an inappropriate presentation to the wrong audience will not be effective and will lead to confusion, frustration, and a lack of participation. So it is important to prepare your presentation based on their knowledge of the subject and what they need to learn from your presentation. "For example, if you are giving the presentation to professionals, do not generate the speech as if you are going to talk with children. It can be insulting when somebody is talked down to. On the other hand, if you are giving the presentation to high school students, be careful of ...

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The expert prepares and delivers an oral presentation.