Personal responsibility is an obligation to oneself. Obviously you can't control every aspect of life, however you can absolutely control the decisions that you make. To do this takes a lot of thought and self-discipline. You have to make an effort to first compile all of the options available. Not everyone makes this effort. Rather they simply choose take the easiest option without really considering what else could be done. This type of behavior represents more of a reactive approach to life's events; simply taking the easy way out.
Taking personal responsibility is a proactive approach to dealing the things that life throws at you. It all begins with setting challenging goals; things you want to accomplish in your lifetime. Then the next step is to set the parameters or the rules by which you will live by. There are various approaches to this including personal moral systems or personal ethical codes. Basically, you should develop the rules and standards which you would like to live by. Having these two aspects already in place, goals and personal standards, are more than half the work. Then a decision point is identified you basically just have...
For example, since I would have goals about becoming a professional, then I must learn to think and behave like a professional in all situations that I encounter. Although, situations may vary, the goals of the decisions are already set.
Being successful in college is a challenging endeavor for most people and there are many different ideas of what success means. For instance, if you measure success by just having a diploma to hang on the wall then that is one way to rate success. Other approaches may include where you stand in class rankings or what your overall grade point average is; or maybe it is what kind of job you are able to get after you graduate. These are common criterion for determining success in college by many students and other interested parties.
To me however, I believe education has value in itself. While I am going to college with hopes of gaining the credentials necessary to begin a professional career, I also realize that I need the skills being taught so that once I do get a foot in the door somewhere I can excel in my job as well. I think this…
personal responsibility and accomplishing college success. Even though not everyone seeks to get college education, personal responsibility and education go together. A person must develop good morals, rules, and good time management to achieve personal goals that lead to a successful life. In addition, self-discipline, respect of oneself and others, loyalty and compassion seem to be central elements that help to foster personal and social responsibility on college campuses.
Public administration is one of the constructs upon which every government functions. It incorporates the concepts of administrative responsibility and public interest upon which the idea of ethical obligation and the dilemma brought about by the privatization of government functions ride. Anytime the electorate cast their votes and express their preference for one candidate over another, they do so in the expectation that the candidate will work towards satisfying the
Hypothetical firm -- Pharmacare -- and address the issues of corporate responsibility and ethics. Background Information on Case New Jersey-based company, Pharmacare (We CARE about YOUR health®) counts among the leading pharmaceutical firms across the globe. It is reputed for being an ethical, well-managed and caring corporation that manufactures superior-quality products aimed at saving the lives of millions and enhancing the QOL (quality of life) of millions of other people. Its offering
Diabetes and Self-Care Ability of High School Diabetics The diabetes menace has become on of the central health challenges that ail our contemporary society. The trends have change significantly over the last 50 years and now the high school population that suffers form diabetes has vastly increased. This is informed by the predisposing factors that the children are exposed to at their younger age and the fewer physical activities like sports
Spirit of the Samurai I suppose I became a modern Samurai through the experience of my father's death. My father belonged to the old school of Samurai philosophy -- a way of life that I despised for one reason - he committed ritual suicide known to the Samurai as Seppuku, or Hara-kiri. I remember the day that he died. It was cold and very early in the morning when he
Famine, Affluence, And Morality by Peter Singer Peter Singer's 1972 article is intended to provoke thought on the issue of the more fortunate's moral obligation toward the less fortunate. Singer uses the famine in East Bengal to claim that affluent countries and individuals have a moral obligation to give far more than they do to help relieve the suffering and death from lack of food, shelter and medical care experienced in