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Tasks are generally business oriented and tend to highlight one of several business skills. Tasks most commonly revolve around sales selling the most items or earning the most money and marketing producing a specific marketing material or campaign that is judged by a company's executives. During the tasks, the teams are usually visited by one of the host's "advisors" for that week. Tasks typically lasted for one or two days.
After the completion of the task, the teams meet with the host and his two advisers in "the boardroom ". Boardroom meetings generally proceed in three stages. In the preliminary stage, all of the remaining candidates on both teams gather in the boardroom to be briefed on the task by the host and his advisors.
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Team members are asked about how the task went and whether there were any strong or weak players. Teams are sometimes asked to comment on materials or products produced by the opposing team. At the end of this stage, the host or his advisors reveal the results of the task and announce which team was the winner.
The winning team wins a reward usually a unique, luxurious experience and are excused from the boardroom while the losing team returns to the boardroom for an elimination. In later seasons, winning teams have been permitted to view the next stage of the boardroom on the TV in their suite.
The entire losing team remains in the boardroom and are confronted with their loss. They are interrogated as to the reasons for their loss and which players contributed to it or failed at the task. Then, for the final stage of the boardroom meeting, the project manager is asked to select a certain number of teammates typically two, but on occasion one or three to bring back into the final-stage boardroom meeting. The remaining teammates return to the suite while the project manager and the selected teammates step out of the boardroom momentarily so the host can consult with his advisors.
Upon returning to the boardroom for the final stage, the host and his advisors continue interrogating the remaining players about their loss.
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The project manager is sometimes further interrogated about his or her choice of teammates to bring back into the boardroom.
The host has broad discretion to fire candidates outside of this usual process, including firing multiple candidates at a time. The eliminated contestants are shown leaving the boardroom with their luggage and entering a taxi cab, during which they given time to recount on their elimination that is shown over the episode's credits. When only three or four candidates depending on the season are left, they are interviewed rather than being assigned a task.
Executives from various companies interview the finalists and report their assessments to the host. Based on the interviews, a "boardroom meeting" and firing take place, leaving two candidates.
The final two candidates are then each assigned a different final task. Each is given a support team of previously fired candidates. Final tasks generally require the finalists to organize to various degrees an event such as a party or a fundraiser which has multiple planning elements.
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Other recent national polls also have found a double-digit gap between men and women in their support for Clinton. A CBS News poll conducted last week July has women registered voters 11 points more likely than men to support Clinton. More than three months before Election Day, the presidential contest is fluid.
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It remains to be seen whether the gender gap this fall will be on par with other recent elections, or whether men and women will be further apart in their preferences than in any of the last 11 presidential elections. The June Pew Research Center survey shows the gender gap in presidential candidate preference can be seen across demographic groups.
This point gap is larger than the gender difference in views of Obama on this dimension in In Pew Research Center data dating towomen have been consistently more likely than men to identify as a Democrat or lean toward the Democratic Party.
In and — the last two presidential elections with no incumbent candidate — there was a similar difference between men and women in Democratic affiliation. While men and women differ in their party affiliation and presidential preferences, they identify many of same issues as important to their vote this fall.
However, women are more likely to emphasize certain issues, including the treatment of racial and ethnic minorities, the environment, the issue of abortion and the treatment of gay, lesbian and transgender people.