Integrity Essays (Examples)

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Brooks States

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integrity -- a principle as important to design, as moral integrity is in general human existence!

When distilling the core concept his theory about design, Brooks states that it is better to omit unnecessary although interesting design elements, than it is to cram a design full of the best ideas that comes to the developers' collective heads. Brooks' cautions may seem obvious -- until one finds one's self at a table, brainstorming with a group of intelligent people. Then, one may falls prey to the temptation to include all of these ideas, as they all seem strong. It also may be the best way to ensure no egos are bruised. Thus, in collaborative work especially, and disciplines such as design often necessitate working with a diverse group of people, the excitement and collective generosity created when generating ideas can subsume the need to complete a focused task and to achieve…… [Read More]

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Power and Responsibilities

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Leadership -- Power and Responsibilities / Integrity

hen it comes to the concept of "leadership" there are numerous definitions that can be applied. Every leader uses his or her own approach to leading, and while there are similar aspects to the behaviors of most leaders, how leaders approach their strengths is played out differently. In literature (like the blind man in Cathedral) and in real life (like the way Abraham Lincoln conducted himself in a political situation) leaders provide robust examples of how to get things done and how to influence the actions of others.

This paper uses the leadership styles and behaviors of several individuals to demonstrate their qualities (or, in the case of Jimmy Cross, lack of leadership qualities) as they lead -- and the paper points to the integrity the individuals showed in the process of their leadership.

Leadership and Integrity

Abraham Lincoln -- the subject today…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Abrashoff, Michael D. It's Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy. New York: Warner Books. 2002

Carver, Raymond. Cathedral: Raymond Carver, in The Wadsworth Casebook Series for Reading, Research, and Writing, Ed. Laurie Kirszner. Independence, KY: Cengage

Learning. 2003.

Moreton, Catherine L. "10 Qualities that Made Abraham Lincoln a Great Leader." Business & Legal Resources. Retrieved February 16, 2013, from  https://hr.blr.com . 2008.
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Effective or Ineffective Trait Leadership

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Trait Leadership

Definitions / Descriptions of Trait Leadership

According to Peter Northouse's book, trait leadership focuses on identifying several qualities: intelligence, self-confidence, determination, integrity and sociability. Published in 2009, Northouse's book (Leadership: Theory and Practice) goes into great detail as to what constitutes trait leadership and what behaviors and values do not qualify vis-a-vis trait leadership. Northouse isn't alone in providing narrative that defines and describes trait leadership. A University of Cincinnati publication (Army Leadership Traits & ehaviors) explains that leadership trait theory focuses on a leader's: a) values and beliefs; b) personality; c) confidence; and d) mental, physical, and emotional attributes (www.uc.edu).

In the book The Anatomy of Leadership (West, 2000), the author asserts that trait leadership "makes the assumption" that there are "distinctive physical and psychological characteristics" -- above and beyond standard leadership -- that account for the effectiveness of a leader. Those traits include "height, attractiveness, intelligence,…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Bazerman, Max H., and Tenbrunsel, Ann E. 2011. 'Ethical Breakdowns,' Harvard Business Review. Retrieved January 10, 2013, from http://hbr.org.

Dowie, Mark. 1977. 'Pinto Madness,' Mother Jones. Retrieved January 10, 2013, from  http://www.motherjones.com .

Gioia, Dennis A. 1994. 'Pinto Fires and Personal Ethics: A Script Analysis of Missed Opportunities', in The Ford Pinto Case: A Study in Applied Ethics, Business, and Technology, D. Birch and J. Fielder, Eds. State University of New York: Albany, NY.

Leggett, Christopher. 1999. 'The Ford Pinto Case: The Valuation of Life As It Applies To The Negligence-Efficiency Argument,' Retrieved January 10, 2013, from  http://www.wfu.edu .
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Building a Database for Use in Scheduling

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Building a Database for Use in Scheduling Process

The scheduling of various activities can at the moment be with the help of computer programs that implement the methodology of the critical-path method (CPM) (Choo et al.,2008). The requirements for building a database for use in scheduling process are numerous. For instance, each scheduler must have a separate database for storing information persistently. The server administrator and the application scheduler have the choice as well as location of database to be used. The performance of a scheduler is largely affected by the performance of the chosen database. If more tasks per second are needed then the scheduler daemons can be run on larger and faster systems.

According to Johnson (2004), the requirements for building a database for use in scheduling process include ensuring the following;

Availability

The scheduler database and service must be configured have a high level of availability by…… [Read More]

References

Blaha, M (2005). Referential Integrity Is Important For Databases. Available online at http://www.odbms.org/download/007.02%20Blaha%20Referential%20Integrity%20Is%20Important%20For%20Databases%20November%202005.PDF

Choo, HJ and Tommelein, ID (2008). Requirements abd barriers to adoption of last planner computer tools. Available online at  http://cic.vtt.fi/lean/singapore/chooandtommeleinfinal.pdf 

Johnson, C (2004). IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal: WebSphere Enterprise Scheduler planning and administration guide. Available online at  http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/websphere/techjournal/0404_johnson/0404_johnson.html
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Perception and Actuality Are Many

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The world's largest economy has seen much since the financial crisis of 2008 began the role toward the precipice in terms of the all Street corruption. Transparency president Nancy Boswell maintains that it is an "integrity gap "(Graham, 2010).

However, this author will identify a different issue. Indeed, this author's view is very long and will take a historical approach in order to prevent another Great Depression, the Congress under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt separated all Street investment banks and regular depository banks. This took away the potential to make incredible profits from trading mortgage-backed securities whose ratings were artificially high. These encouraged banks to take what otherwise would have been intolerable risks in the form of bad loans that were later termed "toxic debt." Under this regime, people were obtaining home loans too easily (known derisively as "liars loans") and that exacerbated the decline once it started (Krugman).

In…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Gettleman, J. (2010, March 16). Somalia's president assails u.n. report on corruption.

Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/17/world/africa/17somalia.html.

Graham, D. (2010, October 26). U.s. slips to historic low in global corruption index.

Retrieved from http://www.reuters.com/article/2010/10/26/us-corruption-transparency-idUSTRE69P0X620101026.
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Racism in the Criminal Justice

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The cases only took approximately four to five minutes implying to an unseen assembly line of justice. The study also brought to light the fact that minority cases from outside New York were listened to by an all white jury (Ingram, 2009).

The other part of the criminal justice system that witnessed high levels of racial prejudice is the correctional departments. Discrimination has been witnessed in the way prisoners of colour have been treated. Black inmates are less likely to get early release date compared to the white prisoners as they find it hard to find acceptable addresses that is crime and drug free. Whites have several options of where to stay compared to blacks thus a black prisoner is forced to stay longer in prison waiting for final release date. Convicts from minority groups have stiffer penalties for having conflicts with white convicts than with fellow blacks. This is…… [Read More]

References

Banks, C. (2004). Criminal justice ethics: theory and practice. london: SAGE.

Ingram, D. (2009). Law: key concepts in philosophy. New York City: Continuum International Publishing Group.

Prison Activist Resource Center (2002). No date. Racism Fact Sheets: "African-Americans and the Criminal Injustice System." See

Schmid, T (2008).Definition of Racism. Journal of Applied Philosophy
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Input Controls Help to Replace

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They can be arranged like radio buttons (vertically, horizontally or in a grid pattern). Their major advantage is that they allow the user to choose their choice when all others are visible. Many people are also familiar with them and can use them quite fast. They, however, use up a lot of space when there are many options Duckett, 2011()

Data integrity errors that would occur

Without these input controls, data integrity errors would be common. This means that the validity of the data would not be high. Without the text input control, it would not be possible to anticipate all options that users may need to enter. Therefore, it would bring a data integrity error where users attempt to choose options close to what they would have entered or leaving that empty. For example, it is not possible to preempt all names that users may need to choose. Without…… [Read More]

References

Duckett, J. (2011). Beginning Web Programming with HTML, XHTML, and CSS. New York: Wiley.

Olsen, D.R. (1998). Developing user interfaces. Philidelphia, PA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

Satzinger, J.W., Jackson, R.B., & Burd, S.D. (2008). Systems analysis and design in a changing world. Mason, OH: Course Technology/Cengage Learning.

Shelly, G.B., & Woods, D.M. (2008). HTML: Complete Concepts and Techniques. Independence, KY: Course Technology Ptr.
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Corruption Many Things Are Different

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hile U.S., New Zealand and Denmark have many differences, they are basically capitalist, consumer economies. To combat the corruption inherent in such a system, we need to protect and nurture whistle blowing. Certainly, the more eyes there are on a situation, the more transparent it is, both in government and in business.

The corruption that the recent recession revealed in the U.S. banking system is simply a part of the bigger problem. As the Ferrell, Fraedrich & Ferrell text puts it well, "The ability to recognize and deal with complex business ethics issues has become a significant priority…" (Ferrell, Fraedrich, & Ferrell, 2009). Enforcement takes human observation to fulfill this priority. There is not enough police to go around. However, the common citizen, armed with legal protections, will provide this.

orks Cited

Anti-corruption. (2006, November 8). Retrieved 11 August 2010 from http://www.um.dk/en/menu/developmentpolicy/anticorruption/

Caslon analytics guide secrecy and accountability. (2008, February).…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Anti-corruption. (2006, November 8). Retrieved 11 August 2010 from http://www.um.dk/en/menu/developmentpolicy/anticorruption/

Caslon analytics guide secrecy and accountability. (2008, February). Retrieved 11

August 2010 from http://www.caslon.com.au/secrecyguide10.htm

Coincidental spike? (2010, April 1). The Economist, Retrieved 11 August 2010 from  http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2010/04/heroin_afghanistan
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Dworkin on Legal Construction the

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In principle, Dworkin argues that the truth is always knowable for any given factual circumstances; the difficulty is that the human intellect is imperfect. In the same way, there is a finite number of individual particles of sand on the earth at any moment in time. Human intellect and capabilities are incapable of determining that precise number; it would require a hypothetically limitless intellectual capacity. Judge Hercules possesses that infinite intelligence and also has the luxury of infinite time for contemplation. Dworkin suggests that Judge Hercules would always make the right decision and that the role of human judges is simply to aspire to be as Hercules-like as possible. Dworkin's Judge Hercules is very similar to John Rawls' allegory about the veil of ignorance that he uses to illustrate the meaning of objective justice.

Principle vs. Policy

To explain the importance of valuing principle over policy in the construct and…… [Read More]

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Computerized Hospital Management Systems the Paper Is

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Computerized Hospital Management Systems

The paper is about the benefits and costs of a computerized hospital management system from a nurse's perspective. The author is placed in the position of a nurse of a small 100 bed-community hospital who is the only nurse in a team of doctors to participate in the hospital management's decision on whether to buy such management system. In answering six specific questions related to the benefits and economic costs of computerized hospital management systems, the paper shows -- among others - that improved health care and increase in personnel and work efficiency will well outweigh the financial burden imposed on the hospital when buying two specific managements systems: ELECTA and Microsoft Dynamics GP. In addition, the paper outlines the security standards of data and patient confidentiality, including the need for data storage integrity and data backup and recovery and how the Health Insurance Portability and…… [Read More]

References

Berczuk, C. June 2008. The Lean Hospital. 1-5. The Hospitalist, June 2008. 1-5. Accessed 16 March 2012.

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Dugas, M. & Eckholt, M. & and Bunzemeier, H. (2008). Benchmarking of hospital information systems: Monitoring of discharge letters and scheduling can reveal heterogeneities and time trends. 1-6. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008, 8:15 doi:10.1186/1472-6947-8-15. Accessed 16 March 2012.

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Josquin Des Prez Josquin Lebloitte Dit Desprez

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Josquin des Prez (Josquin Lebloitte dit Desprez) (1455-1521) was a Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance. He is also known as Josquin Desprez. He is also known as Josquin Desprez, or in Latin, Josquinus Pratensis or Josquinus Pratensis.

Widely considered to be one of the most famous composers of his time, ranking as genius between Guillaume Dufay and Palestrina, he is renowned for having mastered the high Renaissance style of polyphonic vocal music that was popular during his time.

The following essay describes the 6 core values of Excellence, Community, Respect, Personal Development, Responsible tewardship, and Integrity, and using specific examples demonstrates how Josquin des Prez does or does not meet these categories.

Excellence

As it sounds, excellence is the value of maintaining a high degree of perfection in one's contribution. The artist (or individual) uses his talent to the maximum, he sharpens it and works on it until it becomes…… [Read More]

Sources

Sherr, Richard, ed. The Josquin Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Wegman, Rob C. "Who Was Josquin?" In The Josquin Companion, edited by Richard Sherr, 21 -- 50. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
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Internet News Information Business Executive

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Generally, Wikipedia pages also include references and many of them are legitimate sources of information. In that sense, Wikipedia can be helpful as a starting point for online research more than as an authoritative source of any information.

Website 3 -- the National Anti-Vivisection Society: http://navs.org

The National Anti-Vivisection Society appears to be a legitimate organization with many links to established animal welfare organizations such as the Human Society of the United States and ASPCA. On the other hand, it is more of an advocacy site than an information or news site. The main concept of the organization is based on subjective belief and opinions in connection with the relative rights of non-human animals. While that position actually seems appropriate and more justifiable than the opposite position (i.e. insensitivity to the suffering of animals for human benefit), it is not, strictly speaking, based on objective facts. Because the website is…… [Read More]

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Honor Codes in Academic Institutions Throughout the

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Honor Codes

In academic institutions throughout the world, there are systems of codes which dictate how administration expects the student bodies to behave. These codes can be different based upon the specific rules of the institution in question. Some have clothing rules, others alcohol or narcotic rules, but there are certain dictums which are more universal. Many schools have rules which dictate that students must behave in ways which the institution considers to be honorable. These honor codes can include different components, but it is primarily a pledge against cheating in any sense of the word. Students in many institutions must sign honor pledges wherein they promise that they will not cheat on their assignments or their examinations. Also, if they are witness to any dishonesty on the part of their classmates, then they are responsible for revealing that duplicity to members of the staff or administration. The students pledge…… [Read More]

Works Cited:

McCabe, Donald L. "It Takes a Village: Academic Dishonesty and Educational Opportunity."

Ed. Rottenberg, Annette T., and Donna Haisty Winchell. Elements of Argument: A Text

and Reader. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012. Print.

Rawe, Julie. "Battling Term-Paper Cheats." Ed. Rottenberg, Annette T., and Donna Haisty
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Leadership Two of the Most Pressing Issues

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Leadership

Two of the most pressing issues in corporate leadership today include gender equality and labor rights. In "Women See Slow Progress in Leadership," Gay (2013) cites numerous empirical studies showing that the glass ceiling remains nearly impenetrable at the highest levels of management. The report cites the work-life balance ideal as the most common reason offered for why many women are either opting out of the CEO lifestyle, or are not considered ready or willing to handle the challenges and pressures of senior leadership.

In "The Best etail Companies to Work for ight Now," Smith (2013) describes Costco's approach toward human resources management. The company has recently been named one of the best companies to work for in the United States because of their relatively high salaries, supportive work environment, opportunity for growth, and job security. Its ethical labor rights practices are helping gain positive publicity for Costco, showing…… [Read More]

References

Gay, M. (2013). Women see slow progress in leadership. The Wall Street Journal. 14 Nov, 2013. Retrieved online: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303289904579196123043065800

Greenleaf, R. (2013). Ten principles of servant leadership. Butler University. Retrieved online: http://www.butler.edu/volunteer/resources/principles-of-servant-leadership/

Lavinsky, D. (2013). Are you a visionary business leader? Forbes. Retrieved online: http://www.forbes.com/sites/davelavinsky/2013/04/26/are-you-a-visionary-business-leader/

Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership (2013). What is servant leadership? Retrieved online: https://greenleaf.org/what-is-servant-leadership/
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Organization Ethics Systemdevelopment

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Organization Ethics Development System

While seeking to succeed in their respective industries, firms have shifted focus towards implementing ethical practices related to their human resource management policies. The goal of ethical practices is to capture timeless ethical guidelines, principles, related information and examples containing fundamentals of the changing business environment. In this study, I have reviewed my current workplace to determine the degree of implementation of OEDS components. I have also proposed a plan for the implementation and ways of anticipating and overcoming resistance to the implementation process.

The initial step of strategy implementation in the institution includes intensive planning. The department should focus on success goals and meaning. The stakeholders in such forums are involved in deciding on the objectives and meaning of success of the ethics program. Ethical programs should not be stand-alone documents (Petrick & Quinn, 1997). Benefits of an ethics program result from the strategic application…… [Read More]

References

Petrick, J.A., & Quinn, J.F., (1997). Management Ethics: Integrity at Work. New York: SAGE Publications.
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Business Ethics a Contradiction in

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Ironically, the single most important thing a university could do might be to suspend all forms of grading by the traditional test methods. Even without cheating, the focus on grades only encourages studying to perform on test instead of learning for the sake of learning. It might not be practical for large classes, but one-on-one oral exams between students and professors or TAs might be more difficult to cheat on and provide more accurate indications of what students have actually learned than traditional testing methods. If the university cannot suspend traditional grading and testing, the single most important thing might be to provide a mandatory ethics course to freshman in conjunction with employing a very strict one-strike policy for cheating.

8. Do you agree or disagree with Professor Couser, author of the "Dear Plagiarist" article? Why? What are two main points he is trying to communicate to students in this…… [Read More]

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Leading People Protocol and Uop

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Leading People, Leveraging Diversity, Integrity/Honesty and Team Building

I have been a leader in various aspects of both governmental and private sector business environments for over two decades. If there is one thing that I feel I truly understand, it is the fact that leadership is a core qualification that entails having an ability to design and also implement viable strategies in the face of adversity that maximizes the potential of each and every individual within an organization. Leadership also is a powerful tool that, if used properly, can foster a system of ethical behavior and also to help all aspects of an organization to reach their vision, mission, and/or goals. A dictionary may term the definition of leadership simply as guidance or direction, but that takes away from a true capacity to lead. Leadership requires a plethora of skills and foundations of knowledge and a desire to utilize these…… [Read More]

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Characteristics Fulfillment in Life the Aim of

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Characteristics

Fulfillment in Life

The aim of this discussion to ascertain three of the qualities a person needs so that they can lead a life of fulfillment. The three qualities discussed will be love, integrity and knowledge. These three traits are part of the essence of being human and, combined with other humanistic traits such as sympathy and passion, these traits separate humans from the other, soulless animals in the world.

The first of these qualities to discuss is love. Love is a quality that no life can be without. The ability to build nurturing and loving relationships with another person is integral to our emotional fulfillment. It brings us the greatest joy we can possibly experience. Love can do many things including alleviating loneliness, such as the kind of "terrible loneliness in which one's shivering consciousness looks over the rim of the world into the cold, unfathomable abyss" (ussell,…… [Read More]

References

Carter, S.L. (February 1996). The Insufficiency of Honesty. Atlantic Monthly, 74-76.

Russell, B. (1967). Autobiography of Bertrand Russell. London: Allen & Unwin.
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Leni Riefenstahl Ethics

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Leni Riefenstahl. The writer explores the topic of Riefenstahl and her unethical art. The writer examines the catastrophic consequences and her lack of integrity that lead to horror for millions. There were nine sources used to complete this paper.

Leni Riefenstahl: Her Unethical Art and The Catastrophic Consequences

The reign of Adolf Hitler is one that history will never forget. Under his terrorist reign of terror millions of people died. Those who did not die suffered from the loss of loved ones, loss of privacy and loss of financial stability. It was a time in which the world was introduced to the dangerous side of charismatic politics. While there were many who were fooled in the beginning by Hitler's manipulation tactics they soon learned his true motivations and spent the rest of their lives working to unseat the inhumane dictator. There is one person however, who admired him from the…… [Read More]

JANE SUMNER / Staff Critic, The Riefenstahl riddle: At age 100, famed Germanfilmmaker Leni Riefenstahl still stirs an enigmatic cocktail of emotions., The Dallas Morning News, 08-18-2002, pp 1C.

John Anderson, Leni Riefenstahl, Film's Queen of Denial., Newsday, 03-16-1994, pp 65.

Author not available, THE WONDERFUL HORRIBLE LIFE OF LENI RIEFENSTAHL; DIE MACHT DER BILDER., Magill's Survey of Cinema, 06-15-1995.
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Impact of Personal Ethical Values on Professional Ethical Positions

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People have different views and values regarding what is right and wrong. This is all based on our personal values. A counselor might believe that it is okay to discuss about a client provided they do not disclose their name and any personal information. Ethically speaking this is wrong since they are divulging information shared in confidence. If it were ethically correct, the counselor would have sought the client's approval for them to share the information.

eferences

Barnes, F.P., & Murdin, L. (2001). Values and ethics in the practice of psychotherapy and counselling: Open University Press.

Cottone, .. (2001). A social constructivism model of ethical decision making in counseling. Journal of counseling & Development, 79(1), 39-45.

Daniels, J.A. (2001). Managed care, ethics, and counseling. Journal of counseling & Development, 79(1), 119-122.

Forester-Miller, H., Davis, T.E., Association, a.C., & Alexandria, V. (1995). A practitioner's guide to ethical decision making: American Counseling…… [Read More]

References

Barnes, F.P., & Murdin, L. (2001). Values and ethics in the practice of psychotherapy and counselling: Open University Press.

Cottone, R.R. (2001). A social constructivism model of ethical decision making in counseling. Journal of counseling & Development, 79(1), 39-45.

Daniels, J.A. (2001). Managed care, ethics, and counseling. Journal of counseling & Development, 79(1), 119-122.

Forester-Miller, H., Davis, T.E., Association, a.C., & Alexandria, V. (1995). A practitioner's guide to ethical decision making: American Counseling Association Alexandria, VA.
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Keeping Digital Data Secure

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Future of Data Storage in Computer Networks

There are a number of problems facing the future of information technology including the fact that networks are increasingly asked to expand in order to accommodate more and more data. Many experts believe that such increases will mean two things; one that the networks will become increasingly secure, and two because of the security, the data contained on the network will become more difficult to access. This study sought to determine the various processes that are currently being used to secure data on various networks, and to determine if that security will, or will not, ensure that data will become incrementally more difficult to obtain. To this end, this study used the most current literature available to determine if there is a problem with the data being stored in the current manner, or if there is a perception that the data will be…… [Read More]

References

Axellson, A-S. & Schroeder, R. (2009). Making it open and keeping it safe: E-enabled data-sharing in Sweden. Acta Sociologica, 52(3), 213-226.

Datt, S. (2011, Winter). The information explosion: Trends in technology review. The Journal of Government Financial Management, 60(4), 46-54.

Folk, M. & Barkstrom, B. (2003). Attributes of file formats for long-term preservation of scientific and engineering data in digital libraries. Paper presented at the Joint Conference

on Digital Libraries, Houston, TX, May 27-31.
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Values Revolve Strongly Around Friends

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Similarly, I often spend time with friends, rather than time with my family.

My goals do not necessarily coincide with what matters to me. When I think of my goals, I generally think of owning things such as a car or house, going to school, and earning a specific amount of money. If my goals were perfectly in line with my stated values, they would likely focus more on building and maintaining important family relationships.

However, I believe it is possible to achieve my goals and keep my values at the same time. This can be easily achieved if I manage my time carefully in order to always allow time for my relationships with my family and friends.

My Values

Pre 9/11/01

__1_ Having Fun

____ Time Alone

__5_ Love

____ Service

__2_ Family

____ Intellectual Discussions

__3_ Friends

____ Honesty

____ Integrity

____ Health

____ Integrity

____ Safety

____…… [Read More]

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Security and Control of Health Data

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Health-Care Data at Euclid Hospital Security and Control: A White Paper

Protecting Health-Care Data

The efficiency of the modern healthcare system is increasingly becoming reliant on a computerized infrastructure. Open distributed information systems have been initiated to bring professionals together on a common platform throughout the world. It needs to be understood that easy and flexible methods of processing and communication of images; sound and texts will help in visualizing and thereby cure illnesses and diseases effectively. Another aspect is that the easy access and usage can risk patient privacy, accountability, and secrecy associated with the healthcare profession. Therefore, Information Technology -- IT must be able to focus mainly on improving the health of the patient and should not put the patient's health in danger. (IO Press)

This implies that right data has to be made available to the right person at the right time. IT strongly affects the confidentiality…… [Read More]

References

A WWW implementation of National Recommendations for Protecting Electronic Health

Information. http://medg.lcs.mit.edu/people/psz/secman.html

Accessed 21 September, 2005

IO Press. Retrieved from http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=9051992661
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How to Get Things Done in College

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Honest Work in College

Basic Information From the Book

Preparing a Citation. When a source has provided data, theory, or authoritative opinion, a citation must be provided. In every case, when the concept or content is not original though, it is important to cite both the actual quotations used and the paraphrases. In addition, if conversations with authorities or professors, for instance, emails, or interviews or other similar forms of communication are a source of information, conceptualization, or thought, then citations are required. When you refer to a particular source frequently, multiple citations must be used. Alternately, fewer citations may be applied if the reader can understand from a clarifying statement in the writing that a particular resource has been used to address a particular topic. Note that citations are not needed for facts that are commonly known by the audience for which the writing is intended.

Avoid Plagiarism. Lipson…… [Read More]

Sources:

Allen, D. (2001). Getting things done: The art of stress free productivity. New York, NY: Penguin Books.

Anderson, Amy Rees (2012, November 18). Success will come and go, but integrity is forever. Forbes. [Web.] Retrieved http://www.forbes.com/sites/amyanderson/2012/11/28/success-will-come-and-go-but-integrity-is-forever/

Lipson, C. (2004, October 15). Doing honest work in college: How to prepare citations, avoid plagiarism, and achieve real academic success Chicago, IL: University Of Chicago Press.
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Transition Into Late Adulthood

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Transition Into Late Adulthood

Late Adulthood

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While at one hand an old man in his 60s would cherish the past years of his life sharing experiences about college sports, dating spots and holiday fun, an elderly woman would act grumpy showing discontent on every dish being served at a dinner. Such scenarios are commonly noticed in day-to-day life which surrounds people in their late adulthood; a period in 60s where according to Erik Erikson (1963), individuals aim at finding satisfaction in their lives instead of becoming disillusioned. Hence, the transition to late adulthood is a time marked with physical, social and emotional challenges which are usually faced by almost every person.

Life is divided into different phases where a child eventually grows up and is faced by the reality of life. With time, he has school, parties and fast food revolving around him when suddenly this is replaced…… [Read More]

References

Bennett, T. (2001). Understanding Everyday Life, Oxford: Blackwell

Carstense, L.L, Isaacowitz, D. & Charles, S.T. (2003). Life-span personality development and emotion. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Erikson, E. (1963). Childhood and society (2nd ed.). New York: Norton

Fry, P.S & Debats, D.L. (2009). Perfectionism and the five-factor personality traits as predictors of mortality in older adults. Journal of Health Psychology, vol. 14 (4).
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Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility CFP

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Ethical Case Using the Applied Ethical Decision Model

Recognize the Ethical Issue

In the case in question, there is certainly a clear-cut ethical lapse on behalf of young Julia. Her failure to appropriately inform her clients of the potential risks associated with their newly proposed investments was dishonest and selfish. This lack of full disclosure certainly undermines the trust that these clients have put in her hands. Even the formulation of a relationship with the securities salesman is highly unethical. As an objective member of a financial planning firm, Julia must approach her job and her client recommendations with an opened and unbiased mind. Having a business relationship that would potentially award her personal gains for professional consideration unquestionably coincides with Julia's equitable responsibility to her customers.

Evaluate Alternative Actions

Consequences

In this case, the consequences of Julia's unethical behavior can have massive effects on the lives of her clients.…… [Read More]

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Qualities of Leadership the Concept

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So, in some case, leadership does not necessarily link with responsibility for the men, but rather with the relationship with the persons who are led. Napoleon was able to concentrate the energies of his men in a way that served his best interests.

This links with Raymond Carver's story, in the sense that good leadership is also about good communication, about the ability of passing the appropriate message. The main theme of his story is that of communication (or lack of), namely of finding the right words to pass on to the others. The right words are fundamental, because they help connect individuals and fostering this relationship is perhaps the most important part of good leadership.

The most important point in "Cathedral," from a leadership perspective, is when the husband finds himself at a loss of words when trying to describe the cathedral to Robert. He is, throughout the story…… [Read More]

Bibliography

1. O'Brien, Tim (1990). The Things They Carried. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

2. Carver, Raymond (1983). Cathedral New York: Knopf

3. Chemers M. (1997) An integrative theory of leadership. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers
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Legal Environment and Impact on

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This could be something like another computer picking up someone's credit card number during what was supposed to be a secure transaction, or an employee of a company giving out a person's confidential information over the phone to someone who is not authorized to receive it. However it happens, confidentiality breaches are serious, and must be addressed immediately so they do not happen again (Allen 2001).

Integrity of information assures that information can not be modified without such modification being detected. Most information management systems have some sort of protocol in place for protecting the integrity of information. The greatest danger to the integrity of information occurs when it is in transit from one computer to another. This is the perfect time for hackers to access the information and modify it without being detected. A secure information management system ensures that this is unlikely to happen and that any modifications…… [Read More]

References

Allen, Julia H. (2001). The CERT Guide to System and Network Security Practices. Boston, MA: Addison-Wesley.

Layton, Timothy P. (2007). Information Security: Design, Implementation, Measurement, and Compliance. Boca Raton, FL: Auerbach Publications.

McNab, Chris (2004). Network Security Assessment. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly.
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Lessons Learned

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Lessons Learned - Plagiarism, Proper Citations, Paraphrasing

A Masters Degree in Information Systems builds on the student's former education, gives the student new, specific tools for using, understanding and building hardware and software, and prepares the student for valuable work in perhaps the most important global system developed to date. In obtaining a Masters Degree in Information Systems, the student must learn state-of-the-art knowledge, with one phase building on the one before it, and enabling the student to keep learning throughout his/her life and keep developing new systems to keep up with demand. In obtaining this Degree, the student must learn to recognize and avoid plagiarism, use proper citations and properly paraphrase.

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Plagiarism

Plagiarism is using the thoughts and words of another as your own, without giving credit to the original author (Bouville, 2008). Plagiarism is currently a major problem in education and in business. In fact, though plagiarism…… [Read More]

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Bouville, M. (2008, March 27). Plagiarism: Words and ideas. Retrieved on January 7, 2013 from search.proquest.com Web site:  http://search.proquest.com/docview/232420490/13B7877293643351241/10?accountid=28844 

Fisk, C., & Hurst, B. (2003, October). Paraphrasing for comprehension. Retrieved on January 7, 2013 from search.proquest.com Web site:  http://search.proquest.com/docview/203277348/13B7873FC8274C4A752/3?accountid=28844
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Leadership Coaching and Monitoring the Objective of

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Leadership Coaching and Monitoring

The objective of this study is to conduct a 360-degree feedback in the form of self-reflection about a time when the writer of this work has been at their absolute best and the perceptions of others of the writer of this work. It is necessary to understand what the reflective best self (RS) is comprised of in order to disseminate the information received in the interview/surveys in this study. The reflective best self (RS) The work of Laura Morgan Roberts and Jane E. Dutton entitled "Composing the Reflected est-Self-Portrait: uilding Pathways for ecoming Extraordinary in Work Organizations" reports that the word reflected is used to "emphasize that this self-portrait is based on our perceptions of how others view us. Family members, friends and acquaintances, and organizations provide us with feedback about who we are, and this information is integrated into our self-concept." (nd, p.4) The word…… [Read More]

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Hashmi, Khurram (2010) Introduction and Implementation of Total Quality Management (TQM) Six Sigma. 16 Mar 2010. Retrieved from: http://www.isixsigma.com/methodology/total-quality-management-tqm/introduction-and-implementation-total-quality-management-tqm/

Javitch, DG (2009) 10 Characteristics of Superior Leaders. Entrepreneur. Retrieved from: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204248

Leadership Skills (nd) Retrieved from:  http://www.learningforlife.org/exploring-resources/99-720/x10.pdf 

Reflected Best Self (RBS) (2012) Learning2Connect. Retrieved from: http://learning2connect.com/content/reflected-best-self-rbs%2520-%25206-0
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Challenger Launch Decision

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Challenger Launch Decision

JOE KILMINSTE'S ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE CHALLENGE DISASTE

On January 28, 1986, the Challenger, one of the reusable space shuttle by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration or NASA, was launched off at the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida but exploded 72 seconds after liftoff. The launch was approved and ordered by the management of the Morton Thiokol, Inc., an aerospace company, that manufactures solid propellant rocket motors for big clients, including the NASA, and per NASA's urging despite the objection of Morton Thiokol's engineers that the 30-degree F. temperature was inclement to the shuttle's boosters. The launch was a publicized event as NASA's 25th mission and had a selected teacher, Christa McAulifee and six astronauts on board. All these passengers perished (Jennings 1996).

The launch was repeatedly postponed because the engineers of Thiokol notes the failure of an O. ring assembly in the…… [Read More]

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Benner, L. (1996). The Challenger Launch Decision by Diane Vaughan. Book Review, International Society of Air Safety Investigators: ISASI Forum. http://www.ipri.org/Reviews/Vaughan.html

Jennings, MM. (1996). Summary of the "Challenger" Episode. Case Studies in Business Ethics, second edition. West Publishing. http://www.calbaptist.edu/dskubik/nasa.htm

Stubley, G. (1998). Engineers and Integrity. The Objectivist Center. http://www.ios.org/tex/gstubley_engineers-integrity.asp

Vaughan, D. (1996). The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture and Deviance at NASA.. Paperback. University of Chicago Press.
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Power and Moral Leadership Corporate Governance

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Corporate governance failure is a serious threat to the future existence of any organization. The high corporate failure rates witnessed in the first decade of the century brought to the limelight the concept of effective corporate governance, and the core principles of trust and integrity. This text examines Wal-Mart's corporate governance strategy to determine how the company restrains managerial power, and how it aligns the interests of managers and directors with those of the organization.

Corporate governance failure is a serious threat to the future existence of any organization. Following the stream of corporate failures witnessed in the first decade of the century, the investor base has become more aggressive about effective corporate governance based on the core values of trust and integrity. Today, a company's ability to conduct its profit-maximization goal within the ethical boundaries of integrity, honesty, fairness is widely regarded as a source of competitive advantage. Towards…… [Read More]

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Arjoon, S. (n.d.). Corporate Governance: An Ethical Perspectives. The University of West Indies. Retrieved 18 December 2014 https://sta.uwi.edu/conferences/financeconference/Conference%20Papers/Session%205/Corporate%20Governance%20-%20An%20Ethical%20Perspective.pdf

Bernstein, D. (2010). Essentials of Psychology (5th ed.). Belmont, CA: Cengage Learning

Edwards, F.R. (2003). U.S. Corporate Governance: What Went Wrong, and can it be Fixed? Columbia University. Retrieved 18 December 2014 from https://www0.gsb.columbia.edu/mygsb/faculty/research/pubfiles/1661/U.S.%20Corporate%20Governance%2010-05.pdf

Rhode, D.L. (Ed.). (2006). Moral leadership: The Theory and Practice of Power, Judgment, and Policy. San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons.
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Ethical Codes or Programs 1

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Another main factor that has also been mentioned above is the factor of Personal Development that is held highly important at Saint Leo University. The administration and education board at the university feels that it is essential for every educational institution to have the kind of educational setup that will promote the progress of every individual's mental, physical and spiritual being in an appropriate and composed way (ALA/ACL, 2008).

esponsible Stewardship is another important factor in the educational setup of the university as the administration feels that an individual's capability and service spectrum can not be fully utilized without his or her ability to truly use the resources available to him or her. The administration feels that they, as an institution, can use all the resources available to them and their students towards not only developing their university but also their community as well as the neighboring communities (ALA/ACL, 2008).…… [Read More]

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ALA/ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. 2008. Accessed at http://www.ala.org/ala/acrl/acrlstandards/informationliteracycompetency.htm

Andberg, M., M. Caught in the Middle: Ethical/Legal Mandates and Test Security. Symposium: Recent Developments in Psychological Testing - Update for Assessment Professionals. American Psychological Association Convention; Honolulu, Hawaii. Marcia Andberg Associates LLC, 2004.

American Psychological Association (APA). Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct. American Psychological Association, Inc. December 2002; 57, 12

Dr. Kirk, a.F. The State of Saint Leo University. President of Saint Leo University Community Day. 2006. Accessed from https://www.saintleo.edu/resources/docs/intranet/commday_aug2006_kirkspch.pdf