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Indeed, for all the brash creativity reflected in its arrangement of shapes and structures, the facility's most compelling feature is its simplicity.
Again, it allows nature to do much of its decorative work, with its entrance way dominated by the effect of the reflecting pool. The buildings themselves have a stately Ivy League campus quality, with archways leading to outdoor perimeter corridors and essentially classical European constructions. But the appearance of the buildings from across the pool reveals a serenity that appeals to the institution's goal of scholarly and creative inspiration. So too do its bare and unadorned interiors, which draw their warmth from the generous inlet of sunlight that is a core goal of the construction. Windows, skylights and opened passageways allow the individual to sense this integration with nature even when indoors.
Interestingly, the Research Center is something of a restoration project, with the land adapted from a…
Thus, there are many types of idea generation tactics that can help workers and managers come up with innovative ideas for their businesses. I think the process of idea generation can be difficult, but I also think that these methods make it easier. The methods I have chosen to focus on in this paper are free association, forced relationships, and brainwriting. All of these ideas have both positive and negative aspects. The forced relationship method, however, is the one that I think will produce the most innovative of ideas. As progression continues, though, and technology changes, classic brainstorming ideas will start to take a technological change, in my opinion. Already, we can use computers to write our ideas faster during brainwriting and algorithms to come up with combinations during free association. An example is the company IDEALYST, which is an online service provider facilitating idea generation for businesspeople (Applied Marketing…
Applied Marking Science. (2009). Idea Generation. Retrieved Feb. 28, 2009, from Applied Marking Science, Inc. Home Page. Web Site: http://www.ams-inc.com/npd/idealyst.asp
Callahan, R.H. (2006, Oct. 12). BIF 2 wrap-up: Where do ideas come from? And what's an idea anyway? Retrieved Feb. 28, 2009, from Coronate. Web Site: http://ideaflow.corante.com/archives/idea_generation/
Siegel, R. (2009). Idea Generation for Product Managers. Retrieved Feb. 28, 2009 from Pragmatic Marketing. Web Site: http://www.pragmaticmarketing.com/publications/topics/08/idea-generation-for-product-managers
" This is certainly much
in line with our current democratic system in the United States which
exists solely to guarantee that all men and women are free individuals and
have the God-given right to live their lives as they see fit. This passage
is also very interesting, due to perhaps serving as part of the Founding
Fathers' inspiration to set up a democratic system free from the tyranny of
Great Britain which resulted in the creation of America after the
Revolutionary War of 1776. Obviously, in the eyes of someone like King
George III, this passage would be quite controversial, for Locke is
suggesting that all men must be free from the control of others who see
themselves as superior, in this case the British monarchy. Personally, this
passage is very inspiring and demonstrates that every political society
and/or government must work continuously towards guaranteeing the freedom
PESONAL & OGANIZATIONAL ETHICS
Personal and Organizational Ethics Values for, for-Profit and Non-Profit Organizations
Ethics is a requirement of the society to both individuals and organizations. Ethics are applied to business and personal behaviors, and are used to determine how companies and individuals abide to policies. To indicate the application of ethical principles in organizations, an analysis is carried out of For-Profit and Non-For-Profit organizations, in this case Bank of America and Boys Club of America. This is by analyzing an ethical dilemma they are experiencing, their approach to the problem, and the legal, political, and social outcomes emerging from this cause of action.
The Boys Clubs of America is a non-for-profit organization founded in 1860s in Harford, Connecticut Formed with the aim of giving boys who roamed the streets a positive alternative. The club has undergone major changes beginning in 191 when several boys' clubs affiliated to…
Anonymous. (2009, Dec 16). Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Lowe's Announces $1 Million
Bach, R. (2010, March). A Letter from our Chairman Emeritus: March 2010. Retrieved from Boys and Girls Club of America: http://www.bgca.org/chairman/Pages/MarchLetterfromOurChairman.aspx
Bank of America. (2013). Retrieved March 21, 2013, from Bank of America: http://message.bankofamerica.com/heritage/#/ourheritage
BCOA. (2011). Boys of America. Retrieved from Boys of America: http://www.bgca.org/Pages/index.aspx .
Chomsky warns of ideological motivations of some scientific paradigms, just as with the aforementioned racial emphasis of early anthropology. Here, Russell espouses a Platonic episteme by enunciating the expectations of behavior between different classes. While Plato philosophized that persons are born with the characteristics fitting of their caste, Russell envisages a society in which "ordinary" men and women are expected to be collectivized and, therefore, devoid of individual expression.
Jean Jacques Rousseau paid his respects to the philosophy of Plato, although he thought it impractical, citing the decayed state of society. This sort of romanticism has been downplayed by the modern scientific establishment, who denounce the noble savage theory of human nature. Humans are not born purely good, modern science maintains. Instead, evolutionary traits are promoted at the biological level, thereby giving rise to how people are. It is not society that corrupts, but rather an interrelationship between…
9. Woolhouse, R.S. (1995) Locke: A Biography. Cambridge University.
10. Pinker, Steven. (2007) the Blank Slate, New York: Penguin Books.
11. Grasha, Anthony. (1989) Teaching Styles. Cambridge University.
There is little doubt that less structured, alternative environments can be extremely useful for some learners. However, implementing those elements on a wider level would be very detrimental by virtue of the consequences in relation to more typical students who require a structured learning environment to overcome the many natural challenges to their academic success.
There is no doubt that (1) adolescence is a time of particularly sensitivity in the psychological, psychosocial, and emotional development of individuals, and that (2) self-image and self-esteem levels correspond to academic performance and subsequent success and happiness in life. Therefore, as educators, one of our most important tasks is to support the healthy psychological, psychosocial, and emotional development of all students through appropriate support and encouragement in every aspect of educational environments.
Self-Assessment Response repare a personal educational philosophy statement. Teachers/principals are asked many times throughout their careers to prepare an educational…
Positions such as Administrative Assistant and Front Office Manager for Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean International consequently strengthened my job qualifications and established me as an effective communicator.
My main goal as a Front Office Manager and Customer Representative was to establish credibility. Due to my people-orientation skills I was able to effectively measure - with maturity - those circumstances surrounding my communications, including situational and cultural context. Through hard effort, patience, and serious consideration of the multi-national environment in which I was required to operate and engage, I consequently adopted an individual style of communicating.
My daily tasks included messages conveyed through channels; verbal face-to-face meetings, telephone, written letters, e-mails, memos, and reports were but a few of the communication opportunities encountered.
Clearly recognizing the actions or reactions influenced by my message, I worked to ensure that my communication was always unambiguous and clear. Keeping in mind that people…
Personal Digital Assistants in Healthcare
Current Applications and Future Trends in the Use of Personal Digital Assistants in Healthcare
Today, healthcare practitioners enjoy a wide range of digital equipment that can help them provide more efficient healthcare services, including laptop computers, cellular telephones and personal digital assistants, or PDAs. These devices have been used in various ways by clinicians to improve their ability to deliver more timely and accurate diagnoses and treatments, and it is clear that the use of these devices will continue to increase in the future. The purpose of this study is to provide a current snapshot of how personal digital assistants are being used in various healthcare settings, including military and government tertiary facilities and the use of PDAs on the battlefield in times of war, but with a specific focus on how PDAs are being used in nongovernmental healthcare facilities today. To this end, a…
Blow, F.C., Barry, K.L., Walton, M.A. et al. (2006). The efficacy of two brief intervention strategies among injured, at-risk drinkers in the emergency department: Impact of tailored messaging and brief advice. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 67(4), 568.
Cieslak, D.M., & Van Winkle, M. (2004). Carry your office in the palm of your hand; a pocket-size device is your computer when you're on the road. Journal of Accountancy, 198(2), 52.
Corbett, M.L. (1996, January). Choosing the perfect PDA: Personal digital assistants help busy professionals. Black Enterprise, 26(6), 34.
Greisler, D.S., & Jackson, J.R. (2000). The changing nature of physician power: Understanding physician power and its future. Journal of Power and Ethics, 1(4), 260.
Personal Model of Helping
Therapists do whatever they can to help their clients overcome a wide range of problems ranging fromdeath of a pet to major life changing crisis, such as sudden loss of vision. However genuine a therapists' desire to help is, they will be limited by the tools he or she uses. It makes sense, then, as a therapist to design and integrate webs of models that have shown to yield efficacy. This new, personally designed model should work to assist and meet the requirement of every client. To embark upon this task of designing a personal model of helping, it is important to be aware of existing theories and models.
The first is the humanistic approach based on Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Maslow's triangle consists of basics needs at the base followed by needs of safety, love and belonging, achievements and lastly self-actualization at the top.…
Brew. (2007, Nov 27). Models of Helping. Retrieved April 3, 2011, from http://www.uk.sagepub.com/upm-data/18616_chapter3.pdf .
Eysenck 1965; Thomas et al. 1968; Heatherington and Parke 1986; Sheldon 1994a
Brian Sheldon, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy: Research, Practice, and Philosophy (London: Routledge, 1995) iii, Questia, Web, 3 Apr. 2011.
Every school supervisor knows that improving teaching and learning is always the goal of every school, and finding the right applications for progress toward better outcomes should be a collaborative and constant strategy unique to each school environment.
In conclusion, collaboration is not a concept unique to the educational setting; indeed, any organization should embrace the idea of collaboration rather than strict hierarchal strategies. But when it comes to educational settings, an administrator working in collaboration with teachers to develop curricula, to solve problems, to create stronger formulas for learning, is a far better tactic than top-down leadership where demands and orders are the rule of the day.
McNair, D.E. (2011). Developing a Philosophy of Supervision: One Step Toward Self-
Authorship. New Directions for Student Services, no. 136, 27-34.
Silva, D.Y., and Dana, N.F. (2001). Collaborative Supervision in the Professional
Development School. Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 16(4),…
McNair, D.E. (2011). Developing a Philosophy of Supervision: One Step Toward Self-
Authorship. New Directions for Student Services, no. 136, 27-34.
Silva, D.Y., and Dana, N.F. (2001). Collaborative Supervision in the Professional
Development School. Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 16(4), 305-321.
If given the opportunity to amend the policy, what action would you take and why?
The national proposal to increase sin taxes on alcoholic beverages is long overdue and should be supported not only by all sectors of the government but the American public most especially. The fact is well-known that alcohol consumption is not only dangerous for the consumer but also has various economic and social harms for the society as well as users' immediate environment. It means that alcohol can affect not only the drinker but other people in the form of violence or road accidents. Taxing alcohol at higher rates will provide a mechanism that will taper buying due to high prices. But I believe that taxing alone should not be the only thrust of this policy. Rather, continuous education and awareness campaigns by both the public and private sector will go further to ensure that people…
Insomuch, I have worked closely with customers on a myriad of issues to ensure their needs were met. Such concern for my constituents has transcended to an elevated level of service for individuals in the healthcare field.
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Although I may not be a traditional candidate, I have always worked hard to attain my goals. egardless if goals seemed to be unreachable, I have always persevered in the most trying of conditions. Pierce (2003) defines nursing quite well, "Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, the prevention of illness and injury, and the alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response and advocacy in the care of individuals families, communities, and populations. Moreover, nursing addresses the organizational, social, economic, legal, and political factors within the healthcare system and society. These and other factors affect the cost, access, and quality of…
Cafazzo, D. (n.d). Nurses will be charting own futures. The News Tribune, D.1.
Hensick, J. (1996). Guest editorial. Our contract with America: Nursing's social policy statement. Michigan Nurse, 69(5), 3.
Kagan, S.H. (2004). The advanced practice nurse in an aging society. Nurse Practitioner,
Personal Model of Ethical Leadership
Leadership has been defined as the "procedure of social influence where a person is able to enlist the aid and support of others in the achievement of a common task" (Jam, 2012). Leadership is something that remains as one of the most appropriate features of the organizational context. A leader is an individual who influences a group of people in the direction of a specific result. It is not really dependent on title or official authority. Leaders are normally recognized by their volume for caring for others, clear communication, and a commitment to persevere. Some experts believe that good leaders are made not born and others say the opposite. Some leaders have the belief that when people have the willpower and desire, then they can become an effective leader. Some managers even mention that a good leader develops through a never ending procedure of self-study,…
Jam, J.I. (2012). IMPACT OF CORPORATE ETHICAL VAULUES ON ETHICAL LEADERSHIP AND EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE. International Journal of Business and Social Science,, 23(9), 23-56.
Kacmar, K.M. (2013). Ethical leadership and subordinate outcomes: The mediating role of organizational politics and the moderating role of political skill. Journal of Business Ethics,, 23(11), 33-44.
Mayer, D.M. (2012). Examining the link between ethical leadership and employee misconduct: The mediating role of ethical climate. Journal of Business Ethics, 12(6), 7-16.
Miao, Q.N. (2013). The relationship between ethical leadership and unethical pro-organizational behavior: Linear or curvilinear effects? Journal of Business Ethics, 22(5), 67-70.
The Japanese man may fail to make eye contact, mumble his responses, and stand far away from his negotiating opposite, while, in frustration with this apparent diffidence, the Lebanese man may raise his voice, lean across the table, nod vigorously, do anything to raise the energy level of the room, potentially intimidate his opponent, but simply look weak because of his force and high level of animation. The plethora of courses in cross cultural communications show there is a need for future original study and analysis in this area, but it is an area that has not been addressed, except in passing, or in brackets, as of yet.
Describe what you envision as your own contributions to knowledge in these areas.
The use of body language, I believe, must be studied more not only in terms of how it is deployed, but also the question of how mutable it is,…
Personal Perspectives on Living With a Disability
The objective of this work is to examine a work in writing that provides a first-hand perspective on the psychosocial issues involved with living with a disability of a disabling illness. personal perspectives on living with a disability. Questions addressed in this study include those as follows: (1) what type of disability or disabling illness did the person have? (2) provide a description of how this disability/illness affects the individual's perceptions of his/her identity? (3) What forms of prejudice or discrimination did he/she encounter from others? How did he/she cope with it? And (4) What did you learn from this individual's account of his/her experience that would help you as a therapist in working with another individual who has a similar illness or disability?
Type of Disability or Illness
Anthony Galvez relates that in September 2005 he was diagnosed with a "non-malignant brain…
Galvez, Anthony (2010) Reversal: When a Therapist Becomes a Patient. Health and Fitness. Google Books. Retrieved from: http://books.google.com/books?id=3E1hch-CMDcC&dq=Reversal:+When+a+Therapist+Becomes+a+Patient+by+Eric+Anthony+Galvez+ (PT+with+brain+tumor)&source=gbs_navlinks_s
If you laid all of the lawyers in the world, end to end, on the equator - It would be a good idea to just leave them there. -Unknown
Ah yes, the lawyer -- the bane of civilized society as we know it -- the definition of self serving duplicity, concerned with the almighty dollar far more than facilitating the wheels of justice in their ever-toiling task. Indeed, the lawyer has come to represent all that is wrong in American society, from dishonesty to abject greed.
Even for my mother, kind hearted and trusting as she is, a visit to an attorney, or worse, a visit from an attorney, was cause for significant distress, distrust, and outright fear -- after all, she hardly had good experiences with the her attorney.
Again and again, as parents will often do, my mother would tell my sister and I…
I believe that education is the prime catalyst for the development and improvement of humanity. Education has been responsible for all the innovations and growth areas in humanity over our years of evolution. For this reason, the doctoral program I am seeking will help me build up my experience and enhance my knowledge. With the tools I gain in this way, I can then go into the world and effect the changes I perceive as necessary to make life and the world better for humanity as a whole. I believe that Pepperdine University has one of the best programs I can desire to fulfill my current educational and future professional needs.
My current background constitutes an MBA, along with six years of experience in administration work. My field of work was a private university, where I learned the many intricate details of business administration for this specific environment.…
Response to Jason
These two online field trips are especially important because each is part of the United States Department of Education: the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the Transforming Teaching and Learning site. I appreciate the insight into how educators make tremendous personal sacrifices beliving in the value of their work in promoting higher quality of life in the society. For example, the author states, “The thoughts of spending $70,000-$100,000 for an education to receive a job in which you make $40,000 a year seems like a losing proposition for many would be education majors.” In spite of the horrendous statistics related to actual job or career outcomes, the field of education proves tremendously rewarding. For example, the Transforming Teaching and Learning site also includes information linked to leadership development among students. I agree that leadership development is crucial for young educators, but also for students in general.…
I guess at this point he is losing me a bit. The core concept is still that privilege is about controlling access to resources and using physical traits (the first rung of the diversity wheel) as the most powerful means of doing that. I just find that it is hard to see the point he is trying to make in this chapter because he is pretending that there is no world outside the U.S. Privilege has existed in every human society. If the arguments he is making here are difficult to understand, it is because they are tangential to a genuine understanding of what privilege is. He needs to stop pretending that the U.S. is the only country in the world if he wants to make sense of privilege. Privilege existed long before slavery.
This chapter probably has less personal relevance for me than some of the other chapters. It…
My career path solidified in front of me, I have maintained this focus since the end of my studies. I believe that the more I am exposed to this career, the better I will become. To that end, I still watch the speech pathologists at the daycare. Their work was the inspiration for me to seriously pursue this career path and it continues to inspire me. I study their techniques, their frustrations and their successes, knowing that one day I will be right there with them.
I am also currently working with the developmentally disabled for an organization called Ohel/Bais Ezra, and have done so for the past four years. To me, this is the most rewarding type of challenge imaginable. I derive an enormous sense of joy and satisfaction from helping others overcome difficulties.
Now, my goal is to continue my studies in Speech Language Pathology. This is the…
And there were many cases like this.
As I said, this class was much more than just about writing. It was full of discoveries for me. The issues I learned about problems our planet is facing today were the things I had no idea about before taking this class. I knew about things like the importance of recycling, planting trees, and some vague ideas about the problem of global warming. But this class helped me learn about the deleterious effects of unchecked Capitalism -- and the modern industrialization, in general -- on the planet earth. I also learned about how systemic human effects on the nature has become as our actions that harm the environment are now a part of our culture. On an individual level, I began to reflect upon my daily activities in terms of eating, consuming, wasting, recycling, and raising awareness about these issues in my conversations…
PERSONAL DATA: Age ____ Gender ____ Part-time____ Full-Time ____ Contract
Hourly____ Length of Service with company____ Your Role w/Company
Please answer the following questions by checking the response that best describes your perception or level of agreement or disagreement.
I feel that I am an important part of the company.
Strongly agree____ Agree____Neutral____Disagree____Strongly Disagree
I feel that the longer I work for the company, the more loyal the company is to me.
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I feel that I am rewarded for my hard work and efforts.
Strongly agree____ Agree____Neutral____Disagree____Strongly Disagree
The company environment is one that is positive in nature overall.
Strongly agree____ Agree____Neutral____Disagree____Strongly Disagree
5. My immediate supervisor provides me with constant feedback on my performance
Strongly agree____ Agree____Neutral____Disagree____Strongly Disagree
6. I feel a stronger sense of loyalty to the company, when my hard work is acknowledged.
Strongly agree____ Agree____Neutral____Disagree____Strongly Disagree
7. I am worried about the…
The prime reality is that it is primarily an illusion. God's kingdom is everywhere. God's kingdom is on earth as it is in heaven. As it is above so below and within as without. God is nothing more than an anthropomorphic response to that which is unknowable. That which can be deciphered is illusion, because it is knowable. God is unknowable and the prime reality is that we are ignorant in many ways, but blessed in many ways as well. Everything is spirit, everything is divine in way or another, when balance and harmony is achieved.
We were most likely created as parts of the divine unknowable source to know itself and enjoy its creative output. I am most happy when I am creating and enjoying my creation, whether that be a meal or a complicated idea, the urge to create is divine in many aspects and reflects…
As a unit, we are a close family, but that dynamic changes when there is friction between my mother and myself. I see that our arguing is driving the rest of the family away from us, because it is unpleasant and stressful to be around.
I see that our arguing is truly a chain reaction. I assert my independence by staying out late, knowing my mother will be waiting up for me in an attempt to control me and make me feel guilty. She wants to control me and my actions, and I do things to annoy her to show her I do not want her meddling in my affairs. It is a systemic approach to conflict, and I see that I need to change my behavior to help end the conflict. I have to stop doing things to annoy my mother, and if I do, then perhaps she will…
Wilmot, William W. And Joyce L. Hocker. Interpersonal Conflict. 2007.
But he is aware of the fact that he must beat his old school to show that he is a good player, even though he does not like Coach Yesutis' attitude towards him. Basketball is a 'zero sum game' there is only winners and losers, but Lincoln does not want to choose sides. He cannot go back to where he came from, but he does not want to validate Yesutis. As a student who had to struggle to show his intelligence in school while enduring the mockery of my less academic friends, I relate to the conflict of wanting to be like everyone else, wanting my peers to like me, yet still feeling full of the desire to demonstrate what I can do well to the world. Leaving your friends behind to stand alone and do your best is hard, plus Lincoln still is part of a team. "ho do…
Soto, Gary. Taking Sides. New York: Harcourt, 2003.
If you have any questions about this paper, please contact our customer service department at series of painful incidents moulded me into the person I am now. It has taken years to alter my psychological responses, to mature, and to appreciate the value of hardship. Each of my personal obstacles has ultimately transformed my character.
I have only vague memories of my childhood. The time I spent with my mother, father, and brother remained cloudy until only recently. I recall doing everything with my family as a young child: our time was divided between our home in Florida, a boat on the river, and our home located in Lake of the Ozarks. I had little interaction with other children other than in school, and I had no involvement in activities that would have fostered social and educational development. Sitting on my father's lap while he sipped martinis was…
Personal and Organizational Ethics and Values between for-Profit and Not-For-Profit Organizations
For-profit and not-for-profit companies often operate very differently from one another. Here this will be shown with a comparison between the American ed Cross (a not-for-profit company) and the Coca-Cola Company (a for-profit company). The background of each one of them will be addressed, and they proposed solutions and recommendations will be discussed. Each company has its problems, whether it is for-profit or not, but there are unique problems faced by each kind of company. The differences in whether they are for-profit or not-for-profit can have a significant effect on the companies themselves and whether they are able to continue being successful or whether they must make changes in order to see growth and development in the future.
Case Study Analysis of Personal and Organizational Ethics and Values between For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Organizations:
The ed Cross and Coca-Cola
Bennett, A. (2005). The Geneva Convention: The Hidden Origins of the Red Cross. Sutton Publishing, Gloucestershire, England.
Boissier, P. (1985). History of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Volume I: From Solferino to Tsushima. Henry Dunant Institute, Geneva.
Forsythe, D.P. (2005). The Humanitarians: The International Committee of the Red Cross. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Giebelhaus, A.W. (2008). Coca-Cola Company. The New Georgia Encyclopedia. Georgia Humanities Council.
personal perspectives create distinctive views challenges life" Wilfred Owen subject studied, His poems "Mental Cases" "Dulce Decorum est" assigned poems essay written. A speech 5 minutes duration.
Speech: The poetry of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen is considered one of the greatest of the ritish 'war poets,' a group of writers who became esteemed for their often cynical views of World War I. Owen's life history as a writer is particularly extraordinary given that he wrote almost all of his poems in "slightly over a year, from August 1917 to September 1918. In November 1918 he was killed in action at the age of twenty-five, one week before the Armistice" (Wilfred Owen, 2013).
Perhaps Owen's most famous poem "Dulce et Decorum est" was directly inspired by an event he witnessed as a soldier. The cool, matter-of-fact poem describes Owen helplessly watching the death of a fellow soldier choking on poison gas.…
Owen, Wilson. Dulce et Decorum est. War Poetry. Available:
http://www.warpoetry.co.uk/owen1.html [13 Nov 2013]
Owen, Wilson. Mental Cases. Oxford. Available:
Therein was her first ethical dilemma: should she remain quiet about this, or should she share this information with others and see what their response will be?
Her boyfriend gave her worthy advice: keep this to yourself because if your boss is found to be accepting kickbacks, and this revelation results in his removal from the company, her unit may well be disbanded, or otherwise affected in a way unfriendly to existing employees. The fact that Valerie's work visa situation -- she did not have a "green card" -- was largely dependent on the good will and fairness of those in supervisory positions in her company put her in a tight spot. Moreover her ethical decision-making was also stymied temporarily because she was enrolled in a master's program at the University of Chicago, and her continuing with her education was predicated on getting high grades. If she got good grades,…
Clegg, Stewart, Kornberger, Martin, and Rhodes, Carl. (2007). Organizational ethics, decision making, undecidability. The Sociological Review, 55(2), 393-408.
Hellriegel, Don, Slocum, John W., and Woodman, Richard W. (1989). Organizational Behavior.
St. Paul: West Publishing Company.
James, Harvey S. (2000). Reinforcing Ethical Decision Making through Organizational
For example, a person's eyes can often convey a far more vivid message than words and often do;
Complementing: they may add to or complement a verbal message. A boss who pats a person on the back in addition to giving praise can increase the impact of the message;
Accenting: non-verbal communication may accept or underline a verbal message. Pounding the table, for example, can underline a message. (arry, nd)
VI. ARRIERS to EFFECTIVE COMMUNIATION & FEEDACK
arriers to managerial feedback is stated to include fears related to:
the other person's reaction;
Feedback may be based on subjective feeling and concrete information might not be suitably related;
Information on which the feedback is based such as performance appraisal might be a process that is inherently flawed with the manger not trusting the information; and Many managers would prefer being a coach rather than attempting to 'play God'. (arry, nd; paraphrased)…
Developing Effective Communication Skills (2009) Intelligent Life on the Web - Buzzle. Articles. Available at http://www.buzzle.com/articles/developing-effective-team-communication-skills.html
Hills, P.J. And McLaren, Margaret (1991) Communication Skills - an International Review. Vol. 1 - Communication Series. Online Google Books available at http://books.google.com/books?id=Ni0OAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=effective+communication+skills&ei=SpyPSaT4EpPqyQSzlZDtDg#PPP1,M1
McKay, Matthew, Davis, Martha, and Fanning, Patrick (2009) Messages - the Communication Skills Book. Google Books Online available at http://books.google.com/books?id=bUDNZkqUt0AC&pg=PA1&dq=effective+communication+skills&lr=&ei=I5-PSc2PCZb0ygSSr_2lDw#PPA1,M1
Barry, Dave (nd) the Importance of Effective Communication. Online available at http://web.cba.neu.edu/~ewertheim/interper/commun.htm
House of Mirth is set in New York high society in the 1920s, where the affluent have little more to do than to criticize and gossip about one another. Their conversations with each other are filled with snappy comments and sugarcoated insults. Despite their wealth, their setting, an environment filled with insecurities and constant arguments, taints the characters.
The main character, Lily Bart breaks through the setting with her independent spirit, ability to speak her own mind and dismissal of the thought of simply marrying for security. Her personality is not well accepted by society and she is a target for their scorn and derision. In short, her refusal to conform to her environment makes her the enemy of society.
The setting is a society where appearances mean everything. Therefore, once Lily loses her status as an attractive asset in society, her world collapses. The social setting of the novel…
We all have biases and stereotypes, and becoming aware of them is a crucial step towards minimizing or eliminating those barriers to understanding. I was raised to believe that we were a tolerant family, but in retrospect I can see that my parents had inherited biases and beliefs about other ethnic groups. They in turn passed on those biases and beliefs to me, albeit in an unconscious way. In addition to parental influences, social and peer pressures also led me to internalize stereotypes and beliefs about various ethnic groups. Biases and stereotypes about gender have also influenced my ways of thinking about social norms. Honest self-inquiry related to diversity issues will help me navigate through an incredibly heterogeneous world.
I am an African-American woman, athletic in build but soft at heart. When I was twelve I realized that I was different from my friends. While all my girlfriends…
Different Models of Health and Healing
Models of health and healing influence patient attitudes and lifestyle, and also impact health seeking and healthcare behaviors. Often, the concept of healing a patient has will come from cultural or religious beliefs However, healthcare workers also operate within their own models of health and healing, which could conflict with those of their patients. When nurses become more aware of the different models, they can better communicate with patients about healthcare issues.
Physical Body: The Mechanistic View
The rise of empiricism and the triumphs of modern science gave rise to the view that the body itself can be treated as a discreet system. Although the mechanistic view can be traced back as far as Asclepiades, it was never fully accepted as a viable model of health and healing until the 20th century (Curtis & Gaylord, 2004, p. 8). The mechanistic view predominates…
From a very young age, I came to understand what it means to be poor and underprivileged. I recognize so much more regarding the manner in which paucity touches numerous Canadians as well as the tussles they endure. As I am from a tiny out port municipality that earns their livelihood from fishing, I have seen numerous people with tiniest pay occupations, getting communal help, or Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. It was clear to me that my blood relations are engaged within the Fishing industry as well as claiming EI benefits throughout the winter season, I was aware just how difficult it often was to not have sufficient money on hand. Although we have always remained above the scarcity line and me along with my brothers and sisters have got used to receiving all that we ever needed, to some degree, we are aware about what happens when a…
Bowles, S., Durlauf, S.N. & Hoff, K.R. (2006). Poverty Traps. Russell Sage Foundation and Princeton University Press, New York.
Levitas, R. (2005). The Inclusive Society? Social Exclusion and New Labor, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.
MacKinnon, S. (2011). The Effectiveness of Neo-Liberal Labor Market Policy as a Response to the Poverty and Social Exclusion of Aboriginal Second-Chance Learners, PhD Dissertation, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.
Osberg, L. (2008) A Quarter Century of Economic Inequality in Canada: 1981-2006, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Ottawa.
The last step is to get the Associate Director's approval. If other obstacles arise, I will seek simple solutions such as I was able to do with this barrier
XI. To whom will your final project be submitted? Did he or she provide input or criticism along the way? If so, what was it, and how did you react?
This project will be submitted to the Associate Director, as she is more approachable and available to discuss problems.
The Associate Director had an "open" workshop that students both looked toward and dreaded the outcome, because of criticism toward them.
Identifying the right incentive that will support the large variety of employee incentive and award programs in use today, that will appeal to all levels within the organization and is easy and efficient to administer can seem virtually impossible," said Springbok Services (2007).
Annotated Outline Grading Checklist
Payne, Julia, (2007). Developing executive thinking skills. HR Management. Retrieved May 19, 2007 at http://www.hrmreport.com/pastissue/article.asp?art=268504&issue=172 .
Elmit, Chris, (2007), Can you hear me? HR Management. Retrieved May 19, 2007 at http://www.hrmreport.com/pastissue/article.asp?art=268500&issue=172 .
Springbok Services. (2007). HR management employee incentive, recognition and reward case study. HR Management. Retrieved May 19, 2007 at http://www.hrmreport.com/pastissue/article.asp?art=268464&issue=172 .
These authors add that with respect to this exemplary leadership quality, "Although a significant difference existed by gender, both men and women rated challenging the process as their least developed leadership skill" (p. 259). This also means that people must be willing to take personal and professional risks, including speaking up for what they believe in the workplace, but the cost-benefit analyses that are routinely used by winners can help establish the framework in which such pursuits are achievable.
Such intuitive decisions may be valuable in the workplace when someone's experience and intellect combine to produce consistently positive outcomes, but it is reasonable to suggest that many successful business leaders take their time in formulating decisions about many of the complex issues they encounter on a day-to-day basis, but in some cases, time is of the essence and what "seems more right" will have to do. People with fine-tuned senses…
Adams, T.C. & Keim, M.C. (2000). Leadership practices and effectiveness among Greek student leaders. College Student Journal, 34(2), 259.
Goleman, D. (2000). Working with emotional intelligence. New York: Bantam Books.
Intagliata, J., Smallwood, N., & Ulrich, D. (2000). Leveraging leadership competencies to produce leadership brand: Creating distinctiveness by focusing on strategy and results.
Human Resource Planning, 23(3), 12.
Cultural bias implies an emphasized distinction or preferential status that indicates a predilection for one culture, over another. It is often discriminative, and is characterized by an absence of integration in a group, in terms of social principles, codes of conduct, and beliefs. Cultural partisanship introduces the accepted behaviors of one group as superior, and more valued, than those of another lesser-respected cultural group. In my surroundings, most of the residents, and hence, patients are white, making us (Afro-Americans and Asians) minorities, feel different if not isolated. Such deferential factors are responsible for establishing where specific individuals live, and what opportunities are available to them, in the healthcare and educational context (Sue et al., 2009)
The presence of cultural bias within the context of healthcare-related recommendations and decision-making gives rise to significant challenges. Well-documented inequalities in health status of different racial and ethnic communities, in addition to nationally-publicized…
Resources and Services Administration (http://www.hrsa.gov/culturalcompetence/)
American Psychiatric Association's Steering Committee to Reduce Disparities in Access to Psychiatric Care (2004) (Natl. Assoc. Social Workers 2007).
These and many more substantive readings from research are listed by the author for assimilating culture-centric education. (Sue, Zane, Nagayama Hall, & Berger, 2009)
As a Counselor, I will need to be aware that being culturally aware implies delivering services in a manner consistent with the recipient's culture, through regards to linguistic variation and cultural discussion. I would seek to be more sensitive to unaccultured ethnic minority clients. In addition, I would use discretion in cases where patients of a particular community or ethnicity are prone to certain clinical problems (for which I would study the ethnic group and its history in more depth) and if certain ethnic groups respond poorly to EBT (Evidence-based Treatment). (Sue et al., 2009)
And finally, in the case of a general manager overseeing a team of technical workers or workers that have more knowledge of the project than him or herself, delegation might be best.
The different combinations of leadership strategies will depend on the type of the organization in question; the relationship of managers to employees; and the objectives of the leadership. In general, I would prefer to be part of a company that emphasized more participatory and delegative approaches. This no doubt comes from the values I was brought up with: I want to work hard and to do a good job, but I like to feel as if I have a hand in orchestrating the success of the enterprise of which I am a part. I believe I have something valuable to contribute to the organization and to me a job is never 'just a job.' Leadership is most effective…
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Barry's "Machine Man"
Originally published in 2011, Max Barry's futuristic science fiction novel "Machine Man" was first made available to readers as an online serial, before being updated and collected into a full-fledged book. Barry bucked publishing industry protocol and posted excerpts from his "Machine Man" to his personal website, imploring his regular readers to submit criticism and feedback in the hope of collectively shaping his creative vision. As one of the first literary works to be "crowdsourced" in terms of content, the version of "Machine Man" which emerged from this collaborative process is, much like its conflicted protagonist, an amalgamation of various constituent parts which comes together to form a harmonious whole. Barry's thematic thrust with the novel -- which tells the tale of Charles Neumann, a subordinate scientist working for a military research conglomerate known as Better Future -- is humanity's ceaseless pursuit of perfection, and the consequences…
Barry, Max. Machine Man. New York, NY: Vintage Books, 2011. Print.
Crerand, Canice E., and David B. Sarwer. "Body dysmorphic disorder." Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology (2010).
My learning in the field of qualitative research
1. In terms of qualitative methodology and the problems of scientism/positivism, what does it mean to recognize the limits of exactitude and certainty, but still to have respect for empirical work? Where do you presently locate yourself paradigmatically and methodologically in terms of your own investments in producing knowledge?
As a research strategy, positivism can be an approach that is based on the ontological principle and the concept that reality and truth are usually free and independent of the individual and observer. A large number of critics and philosophers who are concerned with the idea and concept of investigation and research agree with this statement. The definition of truth as an independent, objective and autonomous existence of positivism can be seen in various works. A positivist researcher believes that the world adjusts to the unchanging and perpetual rules and laws of circumstances…
Film has the potential to provide multifaceted multimedia insight into a culture and community. Mexico has a rich and varied cinematic history, and the traditions and themes of Mexican filmmaking have naturally spilled across the border to influence Chicano-made films in the United States. hen Chicanos produce, write, and direct their own films, they remain firmly in control of the ways their people and community are portrayed. Thus, film can become a medium of political and social empowerment even when the film is not directly about a political issue. Many Chicano films do, however, directly address social justice like Luis Bunuel's classic Los Olvidados. Los Olvidados continues to have an important message about class conflict in Mexico. As such, Los Olvidados is much more about class-based social justice than it is about Chicano culture. Similarly, Harry Gamboa's short film "Baby Kake" is less about Chicano culture than it is about…
Bunuel, Luis. Los Olvidados. [Feature Film]. Retrieved online: https://vimeo.com/57837968
Gamboa, Harry. Baby Kake. [Feature Film]. Retrieved online: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYi2V8xR6wQ
Olmos, Edward James. American Me. [Feature Film]. Retrieved online: https://vimeo.com/124079577
Most people have had relationships that began with promise but ended badly. This is certainly the case with myself, and in my case, I can think of one popular song that always reminds me of the optimistic beginning and disastrous end of a certain relationship. This song is "Billie Jean," a well-known and bestselling single by the late Michael Jackson from his 1983 album Thriller -- which still ranks among the best-selling albums of all time. Many people will remember the slow and ominous chord progression of the song's opening, or the memorable video which introduced America to the "moonwalk," Jackson's signature dance move. What is most interesting to me is the way in which the song follows Knapp's classic ten stages of relational development. This is apparent from the song's opening, where the singer and a young woman meet as strangers in a social situation, in the…
The author of this response has been in a number of groups. Some of them have been good experiences while others have been controlled to complete chaos. Whether it be work or school groups, getting the wrong group of people together can cause issues. People not being familiar with each other can also be causes for concern and reasons for further action. The author of this response will tell of things that were done (or would have been done, given hindsight) to keep the group focused and cohesive as possible. Also, there will be a discussion about what happens when the people in the group do not know each other.
Working in groups is usually straightforward. The people involved usually know the goal that is to be obtained and they fully intend to work together to achieve that goal. As far as people that do not know each…
The responsibilities of parenthood do require character virtues. Simply being a parent does not make one virtuous, but parenting can bring out the best in people. Parenting requires the person to put their child ahead of any selfish desire, which promotes humility, magnanimity, and temperance—three of the essential character virtues (“Traditional Theories of Ethics,” n.d.). Developing character ethics promotes eudaimonia within the family, and each member of the family including the parent who exhibits a virtuous character (Aristotle; Husthouse, 2016). In fact, the more one exhibits virtuous behavior in their role as a parent, the more likely it is for the child to embody the same virtues. In this way, virtuous parenting reverberates through the generations and helps create a more virtuous society overall.
Having personal experiences with a father who did not have a virtuous approach to parenting makes it easier to recognize the importance of strong…
Anderson (2000) converses spiritual oppression and how Satan and his fallen angels are in the process of trying to overpower the believers will. He also provides the phases to independence, for example: fake vs. factual, dishonesty vs. truth, resentment vs. tolerance, revolt vs. obedience, arrogance vs. self-effacement, and oppression vs. lack of restrictions. Fake vs. real step show how we need to absorb to recognize God's certainty so we do not fall into Satan's trap. If fall for these tricks of deception then we automatically give up God's truth for what is considered a lie. Dishonesty vs. truth shows that we should battle Satan's trickery with God's reality. If we become deceived then we must do away with any misleading views for the truth that will bring us our liberation.
Bitterness vs. forgiveness is showing us that we do not need to harbor that illness in our hearts because Satan…
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Adams, E.J. (1986). How to Help People Change: The Four- Step Biblical Process. Grand Rapids: Zondervan .
Anderson, T.N. (1990). The Bondage Breaker: Overcoming Negative Thoughts, Irrational Feelings and Habitual Sins. . Boston: House Publishers, Inc.
Backus, W.C. (1980). Telling Yourself the Truth: Find Your Way Out of Depression, Anxiety, Fear, Anger and Other Common Problems by Applying the Priciples of Misbelief Therapy . Grand Rapids: Bethany Publishing Group.
The experience I had accumulated in my secondary days as a supervisor in mathematics also assists me in my place of work.
I also had experience as a supervisor in my workplace, which enhanced my development level as a supervisor. My development level as a supervisor also continues in my workplace before getting admission into the university. Before I got admission in into the university, I had worked in series of companies notably manufacturing companies. For example, I worked with Toyota Company for 5 years as an assistant supervisor. My working experience in the company has assisted my development level as a supervisor. In my working experience, I understand that it is critical for a supervisor to build working relationships with supervisees. Typically, supervisory-supervisees relationships enhance mutual alliance between the two parties. The supervisor and supervisees share responsibility of developing empathy, genuineness, warmth, emotional and reliability engagement to develop key…
Arthur, M.E. (2012). Application of the Discrimination Model of Supervision for Residency Education, Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education,18 (1):32-37.
Bernard, J.M. (1979). Supervisor training: A discrimination model. Counselor Education and Supervision, 19, 60-68.
Bernard, J.M., Goodyear, R.K. (1992). Fundamentals of clinical supervision. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Bernard, J.M., & Goodyear, R.K. (2009).Fundamentals of clinical supervision, (4th Edition). Columbus, OH: Merrill.
Physician Assistant Program Narrative
Personal Statement: My Motivation towards Becoming a PA
We all have dreams and aspirations. As a young child, my dream was to become a chef. When asked why I wanted to become a chef, my answer was always consistent; "I wanted to delight people by preparing them delicious dishes." As I grew up, I became more informed and my view of the world became clearer -- and it was then that I realized that deep inside, I wanted to end up in a profession that impacted positively on the lives of others. A profession that brought delight to those I interacted with. Then, something happened that completely convinced me that I would most comfortably serve in any of the helping professions. A couple of months after my 10th birthday, my younger brother got bitten by a dog in his face -- right below his left eye.…
Family centered care is a noble belief deeming family members and health care staff as equal partners and working collectively to address the needs of the kid. Competency rises when a system synergizes as nurses and patient / family member's honors each other's commitment to heath care. Patient family centered care is a continuous process in order to address the needs and duties of families (St. Jude Children's Hospital, 2014).
Words and concepts that describe this phenomenon
Dignity, respect, information sharing, participation and teamwork
Identifying terms (concepts) that can summarize, label or name this phenomenon
Each family and child is different: Families have diverse backgrounds, life experiences, customs and traditions, education, cultural values and notions. Care should be facilitated equally to all patients whilst catering the choices and needs of each family (St. Jude Children's Hospital, 2014).
Open communication between family, patients and healthcare staff: It's productive to openly voice…
Ahmann, E. And Dokken, D. (2012). Implementing Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Part II - Strategies and Resources for Success. Pediatric Nursing. Volume 38, Number 2.
Mastro, K.A., Flynn, L. And Preuster, C. (2014). Patient- and Family-Centered Care: A Call to Action for New Knowledge and Innovation. The Journal of Nursing Administration. Volume 44, Number 9, pp 446-451.
St. Jude Children's Hospital. (2014). What is Patient Family Centered Care? Retrieved from: http://www.stjude.org/stjude/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=0342a1673c82f110VgnVCM1000001e0215acRCRD&vgnextchannel=6772fdb506543110VgnVCM1000001e0215acRCRD
Response to Post #1
Your example of Shaar Mustaf, founder and leader of the Take Charge Juvenile Diversion Program, Inc. does exemplify the value of programs dedicated to helping at-risk individuals, especially young people, to overcome some of the most serious challenges they face in becoming productive and law-abiding members of society. However, I am not clear from your post what style or personal philosophy of leadership Mr. Mustaf uses to achieve the worthwhile objectives of the Take Charge Juvenile Diversion Program. I would be curious to know how much of his success and that of the organization and program is a function of his substantive knowledge and the effectiveness of the organization in other areas and how much of the success of the organization and program might be directly related to leadership style or leadership effectiveness on the part of Mr. Mustaf and, more generally, within the hierarchy…
Sociology Discussion Responses
Response to Post #1
Your post illustrates the extent to which effective leadership is an essential component of most change-based initiatives. Regardless of the nature of the changes at issue, achieving meaningful objectives in relation to necessary or desired changes is largely dependent on the effectiveness and commitment of leaders. I would also agree, generally, that leadership as not as dependent on or as much a function of personal characteristics and attributes as was once thought. Certainly, there are various personality traits and social skills that are indispensable for a given individual to be successful and influential as a leader; on the other hand, some of the types of changes that you described probably require much more than any combination of particular leadership qualities at the individual level.
Specifically, fundamental social change movements, such as the Civil Rights causes of the Civil Rights era of the 1960s…
ordsworth and Coleridge's Response To Nature
Nature has played an important role in inspiring poets throughout time and illiam ordsworth's involvement in discussing this topic is especially intriguing, considering the strong connection that the poet seems to have with the natural world. By taking into account Samuel Taylor Coleridge's perspective on ordsworth's writings, one can gain a more complex understanding concerning the latter's feelings with regard to the environment. ordsworth practically worshipped nature and this is reflected by most of his poems, especially considering that the emotions he described make him one of the Romantic era's greatest nature lovers.
This proposal is meant to discuss with regard to the relationship between ordsworth and Coleridge and to how this respective relationship was deeply influenced by the feelings that the two poets experienced with regard to nature. Coleridge's poem "To illiam ordsworth" actually relates to how the poet understood his friend and…
Coleridge, S.T. & Wordsworth, W. 2008. Lyrical Ballads. Broadview Press.
Lacey, N. 1948. Wordsworth's View of Nature and Its Ethical Consequences. CUP Archive
Suggested Approach for Reconciliation and Resolution
The suggested approach to reconciliation and resolution would, as in the cases of Donnie and Mika also rely primarily on the process of educating the individuals involved to better understand certain information that they would need to understand to achieve their common objective. More specifically, Tyrrell should attempt to develop a method of helping the Bishops understand the positive elements of modern communications and information media and to overcome their existing reluctance based on ignorance and fear of something new.
Post Response #4 -- Cleveland
Dilemmas and Most Prominent Dimensions at Issue
The dilemma presented by this situation is that, on one hand, the United States Navy promotes, supports, and encourages all enlisted individuals to respect cultural diversity and individuality of all persons; but on the other hand, the U.S. Navy also maintains an extremely rigid set of formal organizational values and standards that…
According to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), "accreditation is a nongovernmental process conducted by representatives of postsecondary institutions and professional groups. As conducted in the United States, accreditation focuses on the quality of institutions of higher and professional education and on the quality of educational programs within institutions" (Standards of accreditation for post-baccalaureate nurse residency programs, 2008, CCNE). Accreditation is a source of objective evidence from an outside entity that a program meets certain quality and content standards. This is essential for both students and patients. Students make a considerable financial and time investment in their education and need to expect that they can emerge with real skills as well as a diploma upon graduation. They do not have to tools to vet a program before they are accepted. Patients have a right to expect that the nurses who oversee them graduated from high-quality programs. Accreditation serves…
Maslow's hierarchy of needs. (2014). R.N. Retrieved from:
Q4. "The strongest predictor of nurse job dissatisfaction and intent to leave a job is stress in the practice environment" (Paris & Tehaar 2011). Not only is Maslow's hierarchy of needs extremely useful for nurses to better understand their patients: it is also useful for nurses to better understand themselves. Burnout is very common in the nursing profession because nurses do not attend to their own, personal needs. The nurse must recognize that she has physiological and safety needs that must be addressed before accessing the higher needs of social and personal fulfillment on the hierarchy. It is vital that nurses engage in appropriate self-care, ensuring that they get adequate enough healthy food and sleep to be able to treat their patients in a compassionate manner. It is also important that healthcare organizations address the human needs of nurses and do not ignore the need for nurses to take care of their mental and physical health.
I can see the quest narrative being used in the Diving Bell and the Butterfly movie. Bauby suffered from a very rare condition that is not only not well-known but less understood. In stead of feeling sorry for himself because of the situation in which he ended up, he took the negative thing that happened to him and turned it into something good. He made up his mind that he was going to go on with his life as best that he could. He had already had plans to right a book before he became ill and choose to go ahead with that project. He told his story in order to help himself understand what had happened to him as well as to tell his story to the rest of the world so that they could better understand it as well.
In the movie Away from Her, I can see…
Away from Her. Dir. Sarah Polley. Lions Gate Entertainment, 2006. Film.
Frank, Arthur W. (1997). The Wounded Storyteller: Body, Illness, and Ethics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. Dir. Julian Schnabel. Miramax Films, 2007. Film.
There might be a tendency for social interactions to center around traveling between locations in a convoy, much like groups of motorcycle riders do today. Neighborhood airstrips might strengthen communities by giving many residents reason to come to a common area. There might also be a harmful effect due to people being less inclined to spend time in their own neighborhoods.
My personal life would not be greatly affected by the availability of a $50,000 aircraft. I do not have $50,000 to spend on a vehicle, nor do most people I know. The people I do know who could afford such an aircraft have little use for one, so I would probably have little more interaction with personal aircraft than I currently do with small planes. Assuming I did own a personal aircraft, it would make it practical for me to seek out business opportunities in towns that are currently…
Airscooter. "Airscooter II: Back to the Future of Rotor Craft Design" http://www.airscooter.com/pages/airscooter_main.htm
Boyle, Alan. "Seven flights of fancy that fizled." MSNBC, 17, Nov. 2003. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3475918/
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Ericg. "Cessna 172." Wikipedia, 18, Apr 2005. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cessna_172
There were incidences of the army having supplies but no requests came in for the supplies from FEMA which was supposed to be initiating that.
The lack of the CIA activation also meant there was no unified command on the ground hence the delay of the arrival of the active duty-federal troops in New Orleans. Even though there were in excess of 50,000 troops sent with resources from over 49 states, the operations did not proceed efficiently due to lack of the command from federal Northern Command, which was overseeing the large-scale deployments and operations of the active-duty military (Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, 2006:Pp11).
3. Politics and decision making process
In the event of any disaster, be it natural or an act of terrorism, there is always an attempt to politicize the process of making decisions particularly relating to the search and rescue and general response…
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Ethical Compassion in Nursing
hat personal, cultural, and spiritual values contribute to your worldview and philosophy of nursing? How do these values shape or influence your nursing practice?
The role played by the nurse professional is highly consequential to the health outcomes experiences by patients. This means that the nursing profession must be highly regulated by clearly defined and positively reinforced ethical provisions. These provisions are given by the ANA Nursing Code of Ethics and, in my personal experiences, are imperative as a way of dictating how we, as professionals, are expected to engage patients, required to relate to colleagues and trained to respect human dignity. This connection between ethicality and treatment quality contributes both to my personal worldview and to the broader field of nursing. ith specific reference to my experiences in the NICU and maternity wards, this connection takes on particular importance. Here, quality outcomes mean sound,…
Allen, D.E., & Vitale-Nolen, R.A. (2005). Patient care delivery model improves nurse job satisfaction. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 36(6), 277-282.
ANA. (2004). The Nurses Code of Ethics. The Center for Ethics and Human Rights.
participation and personal experience with regulatory visit preparation and about the Quality Improvement process in your healthcare organization. Include a reflection about an observation you made about how a nurse leader used her power to implement change to improve a process, or how you were empowered to lead the planning and implementation of a change to improve a process.
In my experience, quality improvement is becoming integrated with all aspects of health care management. My organization has a dedicated Quality Improvement specialist, and that person has several assistants who perform regular assessments related to quality and safety in the organization. My experience reflects a prevailing trend in health care. As Nieva & Sorra (2003) found, "increasingly, healthcare organizations are becoming aware of the importance of transforming organizational culture in order to improve patient safety." Improving patient safety is a goal that all practitioners share, which is why health care practitioners…
Nieva, V.F. & Sorra, J. (2003). Safety culture assessment. Quality and Safety in Health Care 2003(12): 17-23.
culmination of my personal and professional interests in contributing to the growing body of literature on the impact of poverty on child development. The specific focus of the research is on disadvantaged inner-city youth. Research has consistently revealed connections between environmental and situational factors and child outcomes. The result is a cluster effect, in which various causes lead to various effects.
Pebly & astry (2003) categorize the mechanisms of relative social organization vs. disorganization in terms of the presence of local institutions for children and their families; the level of social organization and interaction between members of the community; the normative environment; and labor and marriage markets. My currently proposed research considers each of these dimensions, with an ultimate goal of suggesting effective interventions and solutions.
Although there is a wealth of literature on the subject, there are also many gaps I hope to fill. A primary gap in…
Sampson, RJ, JD Morenoff, and T. Gannon-Rowley (2002) "Assessing 'Neighborhood Effects:' Social Processes and New Directions in Research" Annual Review of Sociology, 28: 443-478.
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Wilson, W.J. (1987) The Truly Disadvantaged. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
The first essay was very descriptive of the Juvenile System, and this was great. I was happy to see that children in these institutions are not neglected, that they are provided with role models, and with coaches who can teach them how to behave well, and what to learn and how to learn it in order to become better individuals. The directive leadership idea is interesting and well presented here, especially since it can affect these teens' behaviors. The fact that the author comments on social change, such as the fact that society must "address the need for a better quality of life for the juvenile delinquent" is vital as well, because it is only thorough these means that we can effectuate societal transformations.
This essay is well written in its address of the type of behavior needed to accomplish a result. Differences in learning, as…
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My career path solidified in front of me, I have maintained this focus since the end of my studies. I believe that the more I am exposed to this…Read Full Paper ❯
Transportation - Environmental Issues
And there were many cases like this. As I said, this class was much more than just about writing. It was full of discoveries for me. The issues I…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Management
PERSONAL DATA: Age ____ Gender ____ Part-time____ Full-Time ____ Contract Hourly____ Length of Service with company____ Your Role w/Company Please answer the following questions by checking the response that…Read Full Paper ❯
Personal Worldview The prime reality is that it is primarily an illusion. God's kingdom is everywhere. God's kingdom is on earth as it is in heaven. As it is…Read Full Paper ❯
As a unit, we are a close family, but that dynamic changes when there is friction between my mother and myself. I see that our arguing is driving the…Read Full Paper ❯
But he is aware of the fact that he must beat his old school to show that he is a good player, even though he does not like Coach…Read Full Paper ❯
Personal Autobiography If you have any questions about this paper, please contact our customer service department at series of painful incidents moulded me into the person I am now.…Read Full Paper ❯
Personal and Organizational Ethics and Values between for-Profit and Not-For-Profit Organizations For-profit and not-for-profit companies often operate very differently from one another. Here this will be shown with a…Read Full Paper ❯
personal perspectives create distinctive views challenges life" Wilfred Owen subject studied, His poems "Mental Cases" "Dulce Decorum est" assigned poems essay written. A speech 5 minutes duration. Speech: The…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Ethics
Therein was her first ethical dilemma: should she remain quiet about this, or should she share this information with others and see what their response will be? Her boyfriend…Read Full Paper ❯
For example, a person's eyes can often convey a far more vivid message than words and often do; Complementing: they may add to or complement a verbal message. A…Read Full Paper ❯
Family and Marriage
House of Mirth is set in New York high society in the 1920s, where the affluent have little more to do than to criticize and gossip about one another.…Read Full Paper ❯
Women's Issues - Sexuality
Diversity Awareness We all have biases and stereotypes, and becoming aware of them is a crucial step towards minimizing or eliminating those barriers to understanding. I was raised to…Read Full Paper ❯
Professional Presence Different Models of Health and Healing Models of health and healing influence patient attitudes and lifestyle, and also impact health seeking and healthcare behaviors. Often, the concept…Read Full Paper ❯
Inequality From a very young age, I came to understand what it means to be poor and underprivileged. I recognize so much more regarding the manner in which paucity…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Management
The last step is to get the Associate Director's approval. If other obstacles arise, I will seek simple solutions such as I was able to do with this barrier…Read Full Paper ❯
These authors add that with respect to this exemplary leadership quality, "Although a significant difference existed by gender, both men and women rated challenging the process as their least…Read Full Paper ❯
Cultural bias implies an emphasized distinction or preferential status that indicates a predilection for one culture, over another. It is often discriminative, and is characterized by an absence of…Read Full Paper ❯
And finally, in the case of a general manager overseeing a team of technical workers or workers that have more knowledge of the project than him or herself, delegation…Read Full Paper ❯
Barry's "Machine Man" Originally published in 2011, Max Barry's futuristic science fiction novel "Machine Man" was first made available to readers as an online serial, before being updated and…Read Full Paper ❯
My learning in the field of qualitative research 1. In terms of qualitative methodology and the problems of scientism/positivism, what does it mean to recognize the limits of exactitude…Read Full Paper ❯
Film has the potential to provide multifaceted multimedia insight into a culture and community. Mexico has a rich and varied cinematic history, and the traditions and themes of Mexican…Read Full Paper ❯
Interpersonal Relationship Most people have had relationships that began with promise but ended badly. This is certainly the case with myself, and in my case, I can think of…Read Full Paper ❯
Group Work The author of this response has been in a number of groups. Some of them have been good experiences while others have been controlled to complete chaos.…Read Full Paper ❯
Ethics / Morality
Response 1 The responsibilities of parenthood do require character virtues. Simply being a parent does not make one virtuous, but parenting can bring out the best in people. Parenting…Read Full Paper ❯
Mythology - Religion
Anderson (2000) converses spiritual oppression and how Satan and his fallen angels are in the process of trying to overpower the believers will. He also provides the phases to…Read Full Paper ❯
The experience I had accumulated in my secondary days as a supervisor in mathematics also assists me in my place of work. I also had experience as a supervisor…Read Full Paper ❯
Health - Nursing
Physician Assistant Program Narrative Personal Statement: My Motivation towards Becoming a PA We all have dreams and aspirations. As a young child, my dream was to become a chef.…Read Full Paper ❯
Family centered care is a noble belief deeming family members and health care staff as equal partners and working collectively to address the needs of the kid. Competency rises…Read Full Paper ❯
Leadership Response to Post #1 Your example of Shaar Mustaf, founder and leader of the Take Charge Juvenile Diversion Program, Inc. does exemplify the value of programs dedicated to…Read Full Paper ❯
Sociology Discussion Responses Response to Post #1 Your post illustrates the extent to which effective leadership is an essential component of most change-based initiatives. Regardless of the nature of…Read Full Paper ❯
ordsworth and Coleridge's Response To Nature Nature has played an important role in inspiring poets throughout time and illiam ordsworth's involvement in discussing this topic is especially intriguing, considering…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Management
Suggested Approach for Reconciliation and Resolution The suggested approach to reconciliation and resolution would, as in the cases of Donnie and Mika also rely primarily on the process of…Read Full Paper ❯
Health - Nursing
Accreditation According to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), "accreditation is a nongovernmental process conducted by representatives of postsecondary institutions and professional groups. As conducted in the United…Read Full Paper ❯
I can see the quest narrative being used in the Diving Bell and the Butterfly movie. Bauby suffered from a very rare condition that is not only not well-known…Read Full Paper ❯
There might be a tendency for social interactions to center around traveling between locations in a convoy, much like groups of motorcycle riders do today. Neighborhood airstrips might strengthen…Read Full Paper ❯
There were incidences of the army having supplies but no requests came in for the supplies from FEMA which was supposed to be initiating that. The lack of the…Read Full Paper ❯
Nursing Ethical Compassion in Nursing hat personal, cultural, and spiritual values contribute to your worldview and philosophy of nursing? How do these values shape or influence your nursing practice?…Read Full Paper ❯
participation and personal experience with regulatory visit preparation and about the Quality Improvement process in your healthcare organization. Include a reflection about an observation you made about how a…Read Full Paper ❯
culmination of my personal and professional interests in contributing to the growing body of literature on the impact of poverty on child development. The specific focus of the research…Read Full Paper ❯
Colleagues' Responses Response The first essay was very descriptive of the Juvenile System, and this was great. I was happy to see that children in these institutions are not…Read Full Paper ❯