Workplace Bullying Essays (Examples)

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Employee Bullying in Healthcare

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Article Critique of ‘Workplace Bullying in the OR’
Problem & Purpose
In this article, the statement of the problem concerns issues of workplace bullying and has looked at two medical centers. Hence, the purpose of this article is to describe workplace bullying by looking at the people it affects who are perioperative RNs, surgical technologists, and unlicensed perioperative personnel. Therefore, the purpose of the article was to determine whether demographic variables such as years of experience, age, and gender among others were things that predicted workplace bullying. From this, that the problem statement and purpose of the article are well defined, clear and precise for the reader to identify. The researchers have defined the project appropriately regarding both scope and depth, which culminates in a well-researched work. Workplace bullying is a current issue that continues to affect healthcare providers and organizations (Robson, 2011). Therefore, research conducted by other scholars has…… [Read More]

References

Ali, Z., & Bhaskar, S. B. (2016). Basic statistical tools in research and data analysis. Indian Journal of Anaesthesia, 60(9), 662.

Chipps, E., Stelmaschuk, S., Albert, N. M., Bernhard, L., & Holloman, C. (2013). Workplace bullying in the OR: Results of a descriptive study. AORN Journal, 98(5), 479-493.

Robson, C. (2011). Real world research (3rd Ed.). Oxford, England: Blackwell.

Saunders, M. K., & Rojon, C. (2011). On the attributes of a critical literature review. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice, 4(2), 156-162.

Saunders, M. N., & Lewis, P. (2012). Doing your research project. Harlow, England: FT Prentice Hall.


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Workplace Culture the Sears Store I Am

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Workplace Culture

The Sears store I am familiar with has some cultural strengths and weaknesses. Communication flows in a top-down way, because few employees in the store have any real authority. The store has assistant managers and managers for each department, and the managers report to people above them, but real control is highly centralized. New policies are communicated via memos put in each employee's mail slot. For complicated new procedures, such as the use of a new cash register, is done in formal classes.

The store represents a broad range of people including males and females of all ages, gay and straight, including Caucasians, African-American, Hispanic, Caucasian, and Asian. In the lunchroom, the same people eat together each day, with ethnic divisions obvious. Certain groups join certain others, but particular groups rarely intermingle. Conversation is rarely about work, possibly because most people have jobs with limited responsibility.

The store…… [Read More]

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Clark, Margaret M. 2004. "A jury of their peers: giving employees a say in resolving each other's workplace disputes can pay big cultural dividends." HR Magazine, Jan. 23.

Dwan, Sue. 2003. "Weapons of self-destruction: if someone in the workplace has a large chip on their shoulder they will damage much more than just themselves." NZ Business, April.

Meisinger, Susan. 2004. "HR Leadership Is Key To Creating Better Workplaces." HR Magazine, Aug. 12.

Namie, Gary. 2003. "Workplace bullying: escalated incivility." Ivey Business Journal Online, Nov. 2.
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Forms of Bullying That Lead to Violence in the Workplace

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Workplace Bullying

Bullying is not limited to the halls of higher learning as we have come to expect. Unfortunately, workplace bullying is a very real phenomenon in workplaces and worksites across the globe. This paper will focus on the issue of workplace bullying that can lead to violence as well as strategies to help negate bullying and manage it in the work environment.

Bullying is a form of aggression which can manifest in both subtle and overtly aggressive ways. Workplace Bullying.org identifies several forms of bullying that may lead to violence in the workplace including:

Spreading malicious rumors, gossip, or innuendo that is not true

Undermining or deliberately impeding a person's work

Withholding necessary information or purposefully giving the wrong information

Making jokes that are 'obviously offensive' by spoken word or e-mail

Intruding on a person's privacy by pestering, spying or stalking

Criticizing a person persistently or constantly

Blocking applications…… [Read More]

References

Adams, A., & Crawford, N. (1992). Bullying at work: how to confront and overcome it. London: Virago.

Chappell, D., & Martino, V. (2000). Violence at work (2nd ed.). Geneva: International Labour Office.

Workplace Bullying: Psychological Violence? | WBI. (n.d.). Workplace Bullying Institute. Retrieved November 11, 2011, from http://www.workplacebullying.org/2009/05/04/workplace-bullying-psychological-violence/
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Workplace Dilemma the Experience Most of Us

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Workplace Dilemma

The Experience

Most of us have experienced a few common workplace dilemmas in our careers. I work for a Defense Contractor in the IT security field, and I state that my experience is no different. These dilemmas can range from personal value dilemmas to substantial dilemmas, such as legal issues. Most of these internal conflicts center on issues such as office gossip, negativity, or bullying. Ones that are more serious involve violence or sexual assault. In my experience, I have seen colleagues experience some of these dilemmas, and they have affected their careers very much. However, in this discussion I would like to focus on a specific dilemma that few speak about but that many think about daily: the boss who sabotages your career.

This dilemma simply means that even though a boss may not appear to be "out to get you," so to speak, he or she…… [Read More]

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Practice & Critical Thinking Harassment & Bullying

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Practice & Critical Thinking

Harassment & Bullying in the Workplace

Many people are familiar with bullying in schools and other places where children and young adults spend time, but workplaces are becoming increasingly toxic places where bullies feel they can harass and intimidate other workers (Barnes, 2012). Now that bullying problems have begun to take place in the workplace so frequently, the issue is coming to light and more must be done about it. A recent bullying situation took place at my workplace, but I was not the one being bullied. Unfortunately, the person on the receiving end of the bullying is not good at standing up for herself, so she gets bullied quite a bit. She is overweight, which contributes to the jokes and giggles that happen around her. She is a very kind and generous person, though, and it is a shame the other workers fail to see…… [Read More]

References

Barnes, Patricia G. (2012), "Surviving Bullies, Queen Bees & Psychopaths in the Workplace." NY: Patricia G. Barnes.

Bell, Arthur H. (2005). You Can't Talk to Me That Way: Stopping Toxic Language in the Workplace. NY: Career Press -- New Page Books.

Field, E.M. (2010). Bully Blocking at Work: A Self-Help Guide for Employees and Managers. AU: Australian Academic Press.

Hornstein, Harvey A. (1996). Brutal Bosses and their Prey: How to Identify and Overcome Abuse in the Workplace. NY: Riverhead Trade.
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Psychodynamic Coaching in the Workplace

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Systemic Psychodynamic Coaching in the Workplace:

Workplace coaching is a term that refers to the process of equipping people in the working environment with necessary tools, opportunities, and knowledge for total development in order to enhance their effectiveness from an individual, organizational, and work perspective. Workplace coaching has emerged as a major concept in modern organizations since leaders, researchers, and organizations have identified it as a crucial competency in leadership and management (Cacioppe, n.d.). The increase in this practice has also been attributed to the fact that employees continue to request for coaching. As an important competency in leadership and management, workplace coaching has assumed different perspectives and approaches because of the existence of various coaching models such as Systemic Psychodynamic Coaching model.

The Concept of Workplace Coaching:

As previously mentioned, the concept of workplace coaching can be defined as the knowledge, skills, and processes through which people engage themselves…… [Read More]

References:

Azmatullah, S. (2013). The coach's mind manual: enhancing coaching practice with neuroscience, psychology and mindfulness. New York, NY: Routledge

Beck, U.C. (2011). Psychodynamic coaching: focus and depth. Great Britain: The Studio

Publishing Services Ltd.

Cacioppe, R. (n.d.). Why Workplace Coaching and Why Now? Retrieved May 19, 2014, from  http://www.integral.org.au/why-coaching-in-the-workplace-and-why-now
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Workplace Environment Exist Within Different

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One of the most important themes is about the tension that can oftentimes exist between a business and its surrounding community. In this particular story the tension occurs between the bank, as represented by its bank officer, and one of its customers, as represented by the fourteen-year-old schoolboy. The tension comes about when the bank refuses to allow the boy to withdraw money from his account due to his underage status.

This tension in turn is caused by the bank officer's choice to behave ethically towards the customer as opposed to behaving in a selfish manner. This conflict between ethical and self -interest is another theme touched upon by the story when it is shown that the bank officer, in refusing to allow the boy to withdraw money from his account, was behaving ethically by indirectly protecting the boy from a bully who was stealing his money. If the officer…… [Read More]

References

Chichester, R. (1991). Corporate culture shock. Phoenix, AZ: University of Phoenix Press.
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Workplace Fairness

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Workplace

Landy and Conte (2013) note the fairness is understood as a component of exchange between two or more parties. The fairness reflects some form of equity, but the authors note that there are a few different perspectives against which fairness can be evaluated. The first of these is distributive fairness. This concept reflects a fairness of outcomes. This principle can come in a pure form, like in Cuba where everybody earns the same wage, but more often it comes with some sort of caveat, like "equal pay for equal work." There are different norms to describe distributive justice. These can be merit (the equal pay for equal work) norm and the need norm (to each according to his need). Landy and Conte also note that culture plays a role in how justice is perceived. The norm of a country will be different based on the collectivist-individualist paradigm. Because equity…… [Read More]

References

Folger, R. & Konovsky, M. (1989). Effects of procedural and distributive justice on reactions to pay raise decisions. Academy of Management Journal. Vol. 32 (1) 115-130.

Landy, F. & Conte, J. (2013). Work in the 21st century: An introduction to industrial and organizational psychology. John Wiley & Sons.
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Long-Term Effects of Bullying the Issue of

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Long-Term Effects of Bullying

The issue of bullying has garnered increasing publicity in the media, as it is more widely acknowledged to be a serious problem and is not just a matter of 'boys being boys' or 'girls being girls.' A number of shocking cases of students who committed suicide as a result of being bullied motivated President Barak Obama to create a federal task force on the subject which cumulated in the first National Bullying Summit in August 2010. The purpose of the summit was to gather information to understand how to prevent bullying; to find better ways to intervene when it is taking place; and help students recover from the emotional damage caused by bullying.

Current existing research suggests that victims of bullying are more apt to suffer from depression and social isolation (Farrington, Loeber, Stallings, & Ttofi, 2011; Klomek, Marrocco, Kleinman, Schonfeld, & Gould, 200; Nansel et…… [Read More]

72% of college students self-identified as the targets of bullying during their K-12 years (Chapell, Hasselman, Kitchin, Lomon, MacIver, & Sarulla 2006). College health clinicians must be aware of long-term effects of bullying to be able to anticipate any mental health issues which arise during the transition of adolescents from high school to college (Jantzer, Hoover, & Narloch 2006). The current study will contribute to the existing literature on the phenomenon by specifically focusing on the long-term aftereffects of bullying on young adults. Social and psychological disturbances that manifest themselves during the college years and afterward must be fully comprehended by clinicians and researchers to better design both remedies and treatments (Ireland & Power, 2004; Schafer et al., 2004; Duffy & Nesdale, 2009).

Summary

Curtailing bullying and remedying its aftereffects remains an issue for schools and workplaces (O'Connell, Calvert, & Watson 2007). Bullying not a discrete problem: its can continue to haunt the victims many years later (Losel et al. 2012). Bullied college students may be inhibited in their professional and personal aspirations as a result of the psychological trauma of bullying and this victimization can continue to affect them later in life (Kshirsager, et al. 2007). This study will specifically explore freshman college students' perceptions of the long-term effects of bullying and perceptions of the severity of bullying, stratifying the opinions by gender and ethnicity. It will also seek to determine the aftereffects of being a bully and if this leads to dating or marital violence or a greater likelihood of participating in workplace harassment (Currie & Spatz Widom 2010; Farrington, Trofi & Losel 2011).
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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Sociology

The Impact of Workplace Sexual Harassment on Employees and Employers

Sexual Harassment (SH) is a subject that has made its way into the normative, professional lexicon. SH used to be a topic that was not taken seriously because it was a part of the workplace environment that was normal and was not subject to punitive consequences, though there are occasions that are exceptions to the rule. SH is a subject that must be taken seriously by every employee or member of an organization. SH is a subject that must be taken seriously on the individual level and on the organizational level. SH directly affects fundamental aspects of a place of employment, no matter the industry. Prevalent, pervasive, and even sporadic SH in the workplace serves as a destructive force from within and from without.

There is no workplace environment that exists that will never have one instance of SH.…… [Read More]

References:

Houle, Jason N., Staff, Jeremy, Mortimer, Jeylan T., Uggen, Christopher, & Blackstone, Amy. "The Impact of Sexual Harassment on Depressive Symptoms During the Early Occupational Career." Society Mental Health, Vol. 1, No. 2, 89 -- 105, 2011. Available from:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3227029/ . 2014 January 10.

Jackson, Robert A. & Newman, Meredith A. "Sexual Harassment in the Federal Workplace Revisited: Influences on Sexual Harassment by Gender." Public Administration Review, Vol. 64, No. 6, 705 -- 717, 2004.

Lim, Sandy, & Cortina, Lilia M. "Interpersonal Mistreatment in the Workplace: The Interface and Impact of General Incivility and Sexual Harassment." Journal of Applied Psycholgoy, Vol. 90, No. 3, 483 -- 496, 2005.

Lim, Sandy, & Cortina, Lilia M. "Personal and Workgroup Incivility: Impact on Work and Health Outcomes." Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 93, No. 1, 95 -- 107, 2008.
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Preventing Vicarious Liability

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Workplace Bullying

Many people might want to or prefer to think that bullying is something specific and endemic only to the young. However, bullying takes on many forms and it absolutely happens with adults as opposed to just with children and teenagers. Indeed, forms of adult abuse and bullying can include domestic abuse, bullying of friends and acquaintances through threats and the like and then there is workplace bullying. The cliquish, threatening and otherwise puerile behavior that typically is the bastion of the teenager demographic often happens with adults in a workplace setting as well. This brief research/editorial report will give examples of this and opinions of the author of this report shall be offered as well. While people in a workplace setting should act like and conduct themselves as adults, there are many people that simply refuse to act their age and not in an insidious nature.

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Workplace…… [Read More]

References

Alsever, J. (2015, February 17). How to Handle a Workplace Bully. Retrieved February 7, 2015,

from  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-to-handle-a-workplace-bully/ 

Chapman, M. (2014, January 17). Workplace Cliques Break Along Racial Lines: Is That Proof of Race Discrimination? Retrieved February 7, 2015, from http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/40478/workplace-cliques-break-along-racial-lines-is-that-proof-of-race-discrimination

EEOC. (2015, February 7). Enforcement Guidance on Vicarious Employer Liability for Unlawful Harassment by Supervisors. Retrieved February 7, 2015, from  http://www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/harassment.html
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Opperman's Violence in the Workplace

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Critique:

Opperman's article did a good job of introducing the topic of workplace violence. It helped defuse the myth that some workplaces are immune from workplace violence. In addition, by alluding to the term "going postal" and describing the incident at NASA, Opperman made it clear that federal agencies are very at-risk for workplace violence. In addition, Opperman did a good job of defusing other myths about workplace violence, such as the fact that workplace violence is almost always preceded by very threatening behavior. In that way, Opperman's article was a good introduction to the topic of workplace violence.

However, Opperman's article was seriously lacking in substance. The article's title asks the question "is your agency prepared?" But leaves the reader with no real way to assess whether their workplace is prepared to deal with workplace violence. From the title, the reader expects to see a detailed description of the…… [Read More]

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School-Based Bullying Prevention Programs the

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They predict age and gender variations relate to bullying concerns. Of the 25 cartoons implemented in the study, two depict characters with different shades of skin color where skin color appeared to be an issue. One cartoon relating to sexual orientation was not used in several countries. Smith et al. report Olweus to assert bullying to be characterized by the following three criteria:

1. It is aggressive behavior or intentional "harmdoing"

2. which carried out repeatedly and over time

3. In an interpersonal relationship characterized by an imbalance of power. (Smith et al., 2002, p. 1120)

In their study, Smith et al. (2002), participating researchers in the 14 countries to completed the following

1. Listed and selected bullying terms as well as social exclusion in the applicable language.

2. Used fundamental focus groups with participating children to confirm usage and extensive comprehensive of terms.

3. Using cartoons, sorted tasks to…… [Read More]

REFERENCES

Anti-Bullying programs for schools. (2009). NoBully.com. Retrieved March 3, 2010 from http://www.nobully.com/index.html

Beaty, L.A., & Alexeyev, E.B. (2008). The Problem of School Bullies: What the Research Tells Us. Adolescence, 43(169), 1+. Retrieved March 3, 2010, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=5026476147

Beran, T.N., Tutty, L. & Steinrath, G. (2004). An evaluation of a bullying prevention program for elementary schools. Canadian Journal of School Psychology. Vol. 19, Iss. 1/2, p. 99

116 . Retrieved March 3, 2010 from http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1188387401&Fmt=4&clientId=9269&RQT=30
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Unionized Workplace Grievance

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Unionized Workplace

A dispute occurred in a unionized workplace involving John and Eric who were both hourly employees in the finishing department. Jack has been complaining that Eric is trying to get him to quit so that Eric's friend can be employed in Jack's job. He says Eric has bullied and harassed him because he helped in union organizing activities last year while Eric is anti-union. He also states that Eric complains about nearly anything he does and Eric does not pass him important information about daily work, which creates the impression that Jack is underperforming. Since his attempts to resolve the issue by talking to the finishing foremen have been futile, Jack has filed a formal grievance with the union about this situation. On the other hand, Phil, the first-shift finishing foreman, thinks that Jack is the problem and threatened to fire him for insubordination if he filed the…… [Read More]

References:

Donais, B. (2006, June). Why Professional Unions Make Good Conflict Management Partners.

Retrieved May 13, 2014, from http://www.mediate.com/articles/donaisb1.cfm

Dunlop, J.T. & Zack, A.M. (n.d.). Mediation of Employment Disputes. Retrieved from Harvard University website:  http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/lwp/people/staffPapers/zack/MEDIATION%20OF%20EMPLOYMENT%20DISPUTES%20dunlop%20and%20zack.pdf
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Handling Alleged Bullying in the Workplace

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Human Resources: Labor Relations Law -- Disputes in a Unionized orkplace

Jack believes he is being teased and bullied by Eric. Due to stress related to this situation, Jack called in and told the next shift's foreman, Steve, that he was too stressed to go to work the next day because he would be picked on. Steve said he was aware of it and would tell Phil, Jack's immediate supervisor. hen he returned the following day, Phil confronted Jack and said Jack would be "dinged" for failing to follow procedures. Jack advised Phil of his conversation with Steve and Phil laughed and told Jack that the department had had bets on whether he would be at work the day after he had been crying and that because of his failure to attend, Phil and Steve had each won $50. Phil also said that if Jack filed a grievance he would…… [Read More]

Works Cited

National Labor Relations Board. (n.d.). Rights we protect. Retrieved May 29, 2014 from www.nlrb.gov Web site: http://www.nlrb.gov/rights-we-protect

Sage HRMS. (2012, September 14). The key to overcoming workplace negativity. Retrieved May 29, 2014 from blog.sagehrms.com Web site:  http://blog.sagehrms.com/2012/09/hr-negotiating-peace/ 

Service Employees International Union, CTW, CLC. (n.d.). Disputes and grievances: Rights, procedures and best practices. Retrieved May 29, 2014 from www.seiu.org Web site: http://www.seiu.org/a/members/disputes-and-grievances-rights-procedures-and-best-practices.php
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Occupational Health Safety Risks and Hazards Identified in a Student Workplace in UK

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NEBOSH Unit D

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the cost of workplace injuries and disease is in excess of $20 billion dollars per year. Obviously, these figures are alarming and would suggest that Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) should be a top priority for management. However, a survey from 2011 revealed that many companies have no written OHS policy and nearly half have no formalized occupational health and safety program. A relatively high number of risks and hazards exist in the workplace, particularly within the retail industry. These include gas, fire and electrical dangers, personal security and violence, biological hazards, dangers from improper equipment handling, and exposure to hazardous substances.

Organisations can avoid falling into the trap of mere reactive approaches to OHS through proper education and personal responsibility. Employers have a responsibility to provide a safe and healthy workplace, properly train workers, comply with legal requirements…… [Read More]

Reference

HSE. Workplace health, safety and welfare. HSE Books, ISBN 978 0 7176 6277 7. Available online:  http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg244.pdf  .
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Healthcare Responses Workplace Relationships

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conflict can have many negative implications for an organization if it is mismanaged, some conflict is necessary for an organization to move forward. Conflict must be managed in an effective way so it generates positive policies rather than personal animosity and in-fighting between staff members.

Pinpointing the sources of conflict is essential: is the conflict due to the fact that nurses are understaffed? Are unpleasant shift times being unfairly allocated? s there a personality conflict? Addressing the root cause, particularly if it is an institution-wide, systemic issue, can be a powerful way to address conflict and reduce the likelihood of conflict being stirred up yet again in the future.

Creating mentorship programs can address specific conflict-related issues such as workplace hazing or the tendency of more experienced nurses to 'eat their young' or act cruelly to less experienced subordinate nurses. "There are mentors who believe that if they are hard…… [Read More]

Information sharing between hospitals and physician groups. (2010). Horty Springer.

Retrieved from:

http://www.hortyspringer.com/audioconferences/information-sharing-between-hospitals-and-physician-groups/
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Prevention and Early Resolution of

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"Twenty-three million Americans experience workplace bullying within their work lifetimes" (cited in Seagriff, 2010, p. 575). With the economic challenges Americans are facing recently, tensions in the workplace are also on the rise, as employees increasingly worry that their jobs are in jeopardy. This fear over possibly losing their job means many employees will not risk reporting bullying to their employers.

Interdependence conflicts, as mentioned, are another common type of workplace conflict. This type of conflict centers on an employee's dependence of another person's assistance, input or output to perform their job (Kankanhalli, Tan, & Kwok-kee, 2007). In other words, task interdependence varies depending on the extent which an employee needs materials, information or support from their workplace peers, in order to do their job. "Task interdependence alters the course and consequences of conflict. Some have asserted that because high task interdependence implies the need for intensive interactions among members,…… [Read More]

References

Bacal, R. (1998). Conflict prevention in the workplace: using cooperative communication. Winnipeg: Bacal & Associates.

Bhattacharya, S. (19 Sept 2010). "Resolving conflict at work." Busienss Today, 19(9). p. 127-129.

Booher, D. (May 1999). "Resolving conflict." Executive Excellence, 16(5). p. 5.

Budd, J. & Colvin, a. (Jul 2008). "Improved metrics for workplace dispute resolution procedures: Efficiency, equity and voice." Industrial Relations, 47(3). p. 460-479.
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Ethics the Employee Is Faced With Ethical

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Ethics

The employee is faced with ethical requirements throughout their workday that must be met with knowledge and a trained attitude. Workplace ethics is one of the most crucial elements whether the person involved in an ethical dilemma is a high-level manager or an entry-level employee. An ethical stance is important because it is what guides the interactions that the employees will have with each other, their management, and the customers that patronize their products. It is also important that the business leaders follow an internal and external ethical stance so that the culture generated within the company is one that promotes positive ethical practices. This paper begins by talking about the way that the business leaders view the external world of ethics through accounting practices and how they deal with other companies. The discussion then moves inside the company and how the management treats its employees. Employee to employee…… [Read More]

References

Brandt-Rauf, S.I., Brabdt-Rauf, E., Gershon, R., Li, Y., & Brandt-Rauf, P.W. (2011). Genes, jobs, and justice: Occupational medicine physicians and the ethical, legal, and social issues of genetic testing in the workplace. Ethics & Medicine, 27(1), 51-55.

Dinkins, C.S. (2011). Ethics: Beyond patient care practicing empathy in the workplace. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 16(2), 1-8.

Embse, T.J.V.D., Desai, M.S., & Ofori-Brobbey, K. (2010). A new perspective on ethics safeguards: Where is the clout? SAM Advanced Management Journal, 75(3), 4-13.

Klimek, J., & Wenell, K. (2011). Ethics in accounting: An indispensable course? Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 15(4), 107-113.
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Cutting Faced With the Different

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On the other hand, it is not always about the negative effects of cost cutting that is important to focus on during the analysis of whether the strategy is beneficial or more costly. There are researches and studies that also reveal the positive sides of cost cutting. The problem being focused in this paper, however, is the study and analysis of how much benefits can cost cutting really bring to an organization's crisis and whether cost cutting is a smart strategy for companies to take.

Research Questions and Hypothesis

This study will focus on the research and study of the effectiveness of cost reduction as a crisis management solution. Immediate resort to cost reduction has been a habit for many businesses every time crises, such as economic downturns, labor disputes, and many others, hit the stability of a business' operation. Dealing with the pressures of such problems should be considered…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Martin, D.F. (2001). Cutting Costs Without Losing Your Shirt.

Retrieved on May 21, 2006, from The CEO Refresher Online.

Web site: http://www.refresher.com/!cuttingcosts.html

Eckhouse, J. (2002). The Cost of Cutting Cost.
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Leadership Making Sense of Leadership

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The third, and perhaps most important component in successful leadership, as gained from my findings with my leadership candidate, includes a desire to help others or to advance an organization. According to Bowman and Garten (2006), "Leadership exists as part of a duality. Leaders forge and sustain relationships with followers. Exceptional leaders not only view themselves as life-size but are equally adept at enabling self-knowledge in others" (pg. 1). Without such a vision someone identified as a leader might be more accurately called a workplace bully. Twale and Deluca (2005), in their discussion of workplace bullying, with a special focus on academia, note that bullies tend to be "power hungry" (pg. 6). Competitive, willing to challenge others, and posing "persistent threats to others' personal or professional status," the authors also agree that bullies in the workplace "undermine colleagues work" (Twale and Deluca, 2005, pg. 6). At first it may be…… [Read More]

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Business Communications in the Work Life of

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Business Communications

In the work life of a lot of people the influence of boss has been quite large. The irritability while the failure to admit any better work can make for an unlikable workplace. It has to be found out the manner in which the boss is making life unbearable -- they are just not very good at interacting with people or they are persistently discriminating against persons within the group. Whether one should challenge them depends on the individual, the boss, the way in which the boss is intricate, the time period for which the situation is persisting and the attitude of the boss. However, there is no general solution which will be applicable for every condition as per Tim Field, creator of the national workplace advice line for the victims of bullying. Many a times the situation just gets out of control and all of sudden there…… [Read More]

References

Bully or bossy? Retrieved from http://www.unison.org.uk/features/features/0306difficultboss.asp Accessed on 18 January, 2005

Johnston, Joni. The Equal Opportunity Harasser Part 1. 2000. Retrieved from http://www.workrelationships.com/site/articles/workplacebully.htm

Accessed on 18 January, 2005
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Healing Wounds Case Study

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MS Case Study Nurse Practice

When patients enter hospitals it is oftentimes they become more ill and sicker due to inappropriate care and professional ignorance. This is due mainly to the amount of hubris involved within the medical profession and a tendency to ignore empirical evidence as practiced to success. This approach underlines the most important aspects of healing and the medical profession itself.

The argument for continued improvement in the treatment of patients is best exemplified in the case of MS. His ill health has led to more problems and the approach by the nurse practitioner and her staff is critical to the ultimate survival of this young child who innocently trusted the advice of both his parents or caretakers that the medical staff would be able to treat him with the care and respect that every patient deserves when being encountered during a medical treatment or hospital stay.…… [Read More]

References

Arnold, M., & Barbul, A. (2006). Nutrition and wound healing. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 117(7S), 42S-58S.

Bennett, G., Dealey, C., & Posnett, J. (2004). The cost of pressure ulcers in the UK. Age and ageing, 33(3), 230-235.

Campbell, N.C., Murray, E., Darbyshire, J., Emery, J., Farmer, A., Griffiths, F., ... & Kinmonth, A.L. (2007). Designing and evaluating complex interventions to improve health care. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 334(7591), 455.

Corbett, L.Q. (2012). Wound care nursing: professional issues and opportunities. Advances in Wound Care, 1(5), 189-193.
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Psychosocial Hazards

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Psychosocial hazards or risk factors can be defined as "those aspects of work design, and the organization and management of work, and their social and organizational contexts, which have the potential for causing psychological or physical harm" (Cox and Griffiths, 1996, 129-130). This research proposal provides an analysis of problems with current measures of psychosocial hazards, and then investigates the theories that underlie how work events lead to emotional and physical reactions.

This research proposal then proposes to help further the theoretical understanding of the interaction between stress and health reactions. Specifically, this proposal attempts to continue to determine the nature of stresses that lead to harms, within the context of Siegrist and Peter's earned reward imbalance model. This study will attempt to determine the core expectations (as defined within Siegrist and Peter's earned reward imbalance model), and hypothesizes these expectations include immediate expectations of specific salary requirements, wage increases,…… [Read More]

References

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 2002. Stress as a community and workplace issue. Leading Australian Business, January 2002. 26 August 2004. http://www.acci.asn.au/text_files/issues_papers/Labour_Relations/LR32.pdf

Bongers, P. M, de Winter, C.R., Kompier, M.A.J., and Hildebrandt, V.H. 1993. Psychosocial factors at work and musculoskeletal disease. Scandanavian Journal of Work and Environmental Health, 19(5), 297-312.

Cox, T. And Griffiths, A. 1996. Assessment of Psychosocial Hazards at Work, in Handbook of Work and Health Psychology. Schagbracq, M., Winnubst, J.A.M. And Cooper, C.L. (Eds). JohnWiley and Sons Ltd., Chichester.

Buckle, P. And Devereux, J. 2000, The state of scientific knowledge regarding work related neck and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders. Proceedings of the XIVth triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association and 44th meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society, July 29-August 4 San Diego, California, pp5-434-436.
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Opportunity Exists for the Company

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The business cultue of the United Kingdom is chaacteized by the value of fee economy and pivate popety (Rendtoff, 2009). At anothe level, it is maked by a desie to manage wok and life issues. The employees in Bitish oganizations have long been maked out fo thei elatively leisuely pace of wok and thei pioity fo elationship issues ove wok elated issues. Compaed with thei Ameican countepats, employees in UK companies demonstate a less aggessive wok ethic and seek to maintain a low pofile. Display of wealth and pesonality taits is geneally discouaged in Bitish society because a highe emphasis is placed on undestatement and social modesty. Business manages typically demonstate a patenalistic elationship which is also appeciated by thei subodinates. Bypassing one's supeio is disappoved in Bitish oganizational cultue (Giffin & Moohead, 2011). At the same time, employees in UK companies enjoy geate autonomy than employees in India o…… [Read More]

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Yu, T. (2011) Bureaucratic Hierarchy vs. Feudal hierarchy: A Study on the Organizational Culture of China's SOEs. International Journal of Business and Management, 6 (2), p.139-146.

Zhang, H. (2003) Advances of Psychological Science in China. International Journal of Psychology, 38 (5), p.328.

Zhang, Z. & Jia, M. (2010). Using Social Exchange Theory to Predict the Effects of High-Performance Human Resource Practices on Corporate Entrepreneurship: Evidence from China. Human Resource Management, 49 (4), p.743-765.
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Turnover and Patient Satisfaction

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Nursing Unit Turnover on Patient Outcomes in Hospitals

While it might seem intuitive that higher rates of turnover within a unit are problematic, the study by Bae, Mark, & Fried (2010) attempts to show using a quantitative study the extent to which turnover has had a negative impact upon patient care. This study compared the levels of turnover at 268 units from 141 hospitals and assessed its relationship to both patient satisfaction and the nurse's own perceptions of cohesion, relational coordination, and learning. The study is quite distinct in design from qualitative studies which often have an anecdotal approach and emphasize experience vs. data in evaluating policies.

One problem, however, with the use of such a study which emphasizes numbers over narration is the difficulty of quantifying subjective variables like efficacy. In this instance, nurses' own perceptions of what policies were useful were assessed as well as patients' perceptions to…… [Read More]

References

Bae, S., Mark, Barbara, Fried, Bruce. (2010). Impact of nursing unit turnover on patient outcomes in hospitals. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 42 (1): 40-49.

Hutcheson, G.D. (2011). Ordinary least-squares regression. In L. Moutinho and G.D.

Hutcheson. The SAGE Dictionary of Quantitative Management Research, 224-228.
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Managing Employment Relationship

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Managing Employment elationships

The relationships between labour and management can be contentious or amicable, depending on the industry and the leadership involved. When these stakeholders reach loggerheads over disagreements about wages, benefits or working conditions, productivity is diminished, jobs can be lost and national productivity inevitably suffers. To determine what can be done, this paper provides an analysis and explanation concerning the roles of two key stakeholders involved in managing the employment relationship within a UK context, the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service and trade unions. A discussion concerning some of the key challenges that these stakeholders experience in managing employment relations is followed an examination of how the different roles of these stakeholders may impact on employment relations within different UK employing organisations. Finally, a summary of the research and important findings concerning these issues are provided in the conclusion.

eview and Analysis

Trade Unions

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References

Barling, J & Kelloway, EK 1999, February-May, 'Changing Employment Relations: What Can

Unions Do?,' Canadian Psychology, vol. 39, no. 1/2, p. 124.

'Benefits of employer and employee co-operation' 2013, The Times 100. [online] available:

http://businesscasestudies.co.uk/business-theory/people/benefits-of-employer-and-employee-co-operation.html#axzz2hgohTKtk.
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Organizational Behavior an Employee's Behavior Significantly Impacts

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Organizational Behavior

An employee's behavior significantly impacts an organization's out put. It is therefore imperative that organizations deeply understand what productive and unproductive behaviors are. With this they can easily evaluate the relationship that exists between job behaviors and performance (Sacket, 2002).

Productive behaviors enhance productivity. Employee's who exhibit productive behavior boost an organization's productivity as they contribute positively to an organization's goals and objectives. Such behaviors include punctuality; handling an organization's customers professionally; ensuring that confidentiality is maintained by ensuring that no crucial information about an organization never leaks out; owning up when mistakes have been made; complying with health and safety standards; using an organizations' resources for the intended purposes and not for personal gains; productive employees would never sabotage an organization's merchandise or even misuse the expenses account. They will at all times ensure that qualities of their products are high. Such behaviors enhance productivity (Sacket, 2002).…… [Read More]

References

Hahn, M. (2010). Organizational commitment. Retrieved December 31, 2012 from:

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Sacket, P.R. (2002). The Structure of Counterproductive Work Behaviors: Dimensionality and Relationships with Facets of Job Performance. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 10(1/2), 5-12.
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Risk Management Sources of Work-Related

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This is one of the destructive sources of stress. Employees often consider background noise as a distractive element experienced in various working environments. However, it is difficult to control most of the noise in organizations, for instance, telephone ringing in an open office and loud conversations. When the intensity of noise is very high in the office, some employees lack concentration and eventually produce low quality work (Ozcelik, Langton & Aldrich, 2008).

Loud noise may also reduce their motivation level. In controlling the intensity of noise generated from within the organization, the organization should encourage employees to close their office doors and focus in their tasks. A closed door reduces the distractions coming from the outside environment. Lack of concentration caused by loud noise increases the intensity of stress. This may alter the concentration and attitude of works towards their work. The employee in this case is unable to execute…… [Read More]

References

Bakker AB, Demerouti E (2007). The job demands-resources model: state of the art. Journal of Managerial Psychology 22, 309 -- 328.

Bond SA, Tuckey MR, Dollard MF (2010). Psychosocial safety climate, workplace bullying, and symptoms of posttraumatic stress. Organization Development Journal 28, 37 -- 56.

Folk man, S. (2011). Stress, health, and coping: Synthesis, commentary, and future directions. In S. Folk man (Ed.), the Oxford handbook of stress, health, and coping (pp. 453 -- 462). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ozcelik H, Langton N, Aldrich H (2008). Doing well and doing good; the relationship between leadership practices that facilitate a positive emotional climate and organizational performance. Journal of Managerial Psychology 23, 186 -- 203.
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Organizational Change and Transformational Leadership

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Organizational ole as a Nurse Leader

A nurse leader is an individual engaged in direct patient care and who regularly enhances the care given to patients through influencing the treatment provision delivered by others. This implies that leadership is not merely a matter of skills but an attitude which informs behavior. This essay develops a detailed leader profile based on the transformational theory, as this is the most relevant theory for this leader. Moreover, the essay will analyze the leader's role and philosophy as a nurse administrator. The final section will present the role of nursing leadership.

Leader's Profile: Lee Moldowsky

Lee Moldowsky started off as a volunteer EMT in the early 70s since then nursing has struck interest. In 1983 he joined the army at age 25 and became a sergeant in charge of operating services. Moldowsky went to Farmingdale and also worked in a burn unit at Nassau…… [Read More]

References

Ledlow, G. R., & Coppola, M. N. (2011). Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills, and Applications. Sudbury, Mass: Jones And Bartlett.

O'Brien, M. E. (2011). Servant Leadership in Nursing: Spirituality and Practice in Contemporary Health Care. Sudbury, Mass: Jones And Bartlett Publishers.
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Disaster Management

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Workplace Issues/Disaster Management -- Journal eview

Nursing profession faces pervasive horizontal violence and there is even a saying "nurses eat their young." Nurses should take efforts to bring a change in their existing professional culture. They can begin by sharing tips to overcome bullying and model positive behaviors. Nurses can exchange their experiences in horizontal violence through multiple workshops across the country. They have also examined different roles such as discussing contemporary perspectives, employing methods of engagement, promoting debate, and using practical resources to prevent horizontal violence. Those workshops indeed revealed increased knowledge regarding horizontal violence and its application to the workplace, among the nurses. Those evaluations are made through pre-tests/post-tests or written evaluations. Nurses need an exposure to practical approaches to deal with horizontal violence (Egues & Leinung, 2013).

Implications for Personnel

Bullying, horizontal violence or workplace incivility should not be tolerated or accepted by nurses. To stop those…… [Read More]

References

Egues, A., & Leinung, E. (2013). The Bully Within and Without: Strategies to Address Horizontal Violence in Nursing. Nursing Forum, 185-190.
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How Does the Life of an Illegal Immigrant Compare to a Wall Street Trader

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Workplace Discrimination & Harassment

As an employee of a company, what can you do to personally to minimize discrimination and harassment?

There are several things that can be done by an individual if an employee is witnessing discrimination, whether it be because of religion, race, national origin, gender, gender identity, or because of the age of a worker.

If the discrimination is being conducted by another worker, clearly this should be reported to management. It would not be my place to go to the perpetrator and try to stop him. Hence, I should inform the union representative, or the appropriate manager at work.

Of course there is the risk that if I report that rude person for bullying another worker, or for making detrimental comments to that person, when the perpetrator finds out it was me I would be taking the risk of retaliation from that person. Still, it is…… [Read More]

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Raise to the Authors Regarding

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It seems as if personally asking individuals to participate increased the likelihood of responses -- following up with non-respondents, approaching members of the survey group personally beforehand, or even including incentives to participate like a free drawing of all respondents for a prize would ensure greater compliance in a wide range of industries, rather than a concentrated response. Only personally requesting individuals from several industry sectors decreases the reliability of the results, even more so than randomized and anonymous queries throughout all industries surveyed.

Discuss the implications of the study and specifically focus on the practical impact the findings might have in the workplace. You may focus on a specific workplace, such as your own, or on workplaces in general.

One of the study's findings was that self-reportage bias was less than previously feared -- this indicates that anonymous surveys of negative workplace conditions and behaviors might be more valuable…… [Read More]

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Validity and Reliability Questions of

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Presumably, the reliability of the responses between a monitored study and an unmonitored study could be validated by consistent reportage from the peer and the incumbent. This method was also used to control for the study's overall validity: the study would be a more valid measure of counterproductive work actions and their relationship to work stressors if an outside source validated the incumbent's responses.

The study's authors still acknowledge a contradiction: self-reports may be inaccurate or self-serving, yet peer reports may overemphasize the importance of publically observed stressors. Interpersonal conflict is easier to recognize than daydreaming or covert productivity slowdowns, for example. But by soliciting peers and self-reported surveys and classifying different types of stressors, the study's authors hoped to control for such a bias through diversity of responses. Additionally, to reduce fear of reprisals, the surveys were submitted in a completely anonymous fashion, to ensure greater reliability between the…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Fox, S. & Spector, P.E. (2007). Does your coworker know what you're doing? Convergence of self- and peer-reports of counterproductive work behavior. International Journal of Stress Management, 14(1), 41-60.
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Human Resource Management and Ethics

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Ethics, Human esources, Management

Discuss the ethical issues that need to be considered when you (1) design a research project, (2) collect data, and (3) analyze and report data.

When a research project is designed, data is collected, and then the data is analyzed and reported, there are a number of ethical issues that have to be carefully considered. Unfortunately, many researchers who are inexperienced are not clear on how they should address the issues that surround the collection of data (Cohen & Arieli, 2011). That is especially true if the project requires the researcher to collect data from human subjects, as there are additional points that have to be raised and more care that has to be taken (Gorard, 2013; Kara, 2012). The design of the research project should take that into account, and should work with that information from the beginning so that there are no surprises in…… [Read More]

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Conaty, B. & Charan, R. (2011). The talent masters: Why smart leaders put people before numbers. NY: Crown Publishing Group.

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Holton II, E.F., & Trott, Jr., J.W., (1996). Trends toward a closer integration of vocational education and human resources development. Journal of Vocational and Technical Education, 12(2): 7.
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Shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Writers

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shooting of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, writers Michael Grunwald and Jay Newton-Small asked an important question: How could Jared Loughner, the shooter, be considered too dangerous to attend community college but not too dangerous to buy a gun? Grunwald and Newton-Small (2011) point out that gun control continues to be a hot topic in the United States, despite the fact that the Arizona shooting occurred after the horrors of Columbine and Virginia Tech. Many people thought the attention to gun control after those mass killings would have resulted in significant changes but that has not happened. There continue to be very strong feelings on both sides of the gun control debate.

Gun control is an important factor in any discussion of school or workplace violence but it is not the only one that deserves our attention. Loughner bought a gun, but so do millions of law-abiding citizens. What happened in…… [Read More]

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Grunwald, M., & Newton-Small, J. (2011). Fire away. Time 177 (3), pp. 36-39.

Hauser, C. (2007). Virginia Tech shooting leaves 33 dead. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/16/us/16cnd-shooting.html

How Virginia Tech notified students of shooting. (2007). The Washington Post online.

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Nobody Left to Hate by Elliot Arnonson

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Elliot's book Nobody Left to Hate: Teaching Compassion after Columbia brings in social psychology in its treatment of the contemporary school system. Arguing that we would never allow any workplace environment to become as rotten and insidious as the school environment has become, Aronson brings in social psychology to show the effect that the environment can have on any mile. He also leads us through possible interventions that we can use to improve the school setting.

Aaronson points out that cruelty, bullying, humiliation, cliquishness, competition are aspects that occur on a regular routine in many of our schools across the country. More so, educators and parents often fail to stress the need for empathy, cooperation, and the nurturing of "social intelligence." The result is that in an increasing amount of schools, students from dysfunctional homes are buttressed by images of violence form outside society and from the media to transport…… [Read More]

Reference

Aaronson, E Nobody Left to Hate Macmillan, 2001
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Safe Schools for Lesbian and Gay Students

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Safe Schools for Lesbian and Gay Students

It is important that all children feel safe in the school environment. The majority of waking hours are spent at school, so it must be ensured that students feel comfortable, safe, secure, and supported while at school. This is especially the case for lesbian and gay students, who face several challenges in regards to discrimination, self-esteem, and fitting in with other students. It is the responsibility of teachers and school administrators to address this issue and devise strategies for ensuring that lesbian and gay students are appropriately supported in the school environment.

Lesbian and gay students often feel isolated, alienated, and left out at school (Youth Pride, 1997). These feelings of isolation result in several troubling outcomes. Suicide rates among lesbian and gay students are high, with studies indicating that gay and lesbian students are up to three times more likely to attempt…… [Read More]

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Bullying.org (2011). Retrieved 22 October, 2011 from http://www.bullying.org.

Lambda Legal (2010). Getting down to basics: tools to support LGBTQ youth in care. Retrieved 22 October, 2011 from http://lambdalegal.org/take-action/tool-kits/getting-down-to-basics.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (2011). Public policy and government affairs. Retrieved 22 October, 2011 from http://www.ngltf.org/our_work/public_policy.

Schwartz, R. (2011). GLSEN lauds bipartisan introduction of safe schools improvement act (S.506) in senate. Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. Retrieved 22 October, 2011 from http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/library/record/2702.html?state=policy&type=policy.
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CEO Memo U R My Boss VP Xytox

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CEO Memo

U.. My Boss, VP Xytox Corporation

C.Y. Ay, Manager H Compliance

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We have a potential Human eousrce situation that needs both documented and attention. I am writing with the relevant facts, as well as a recommended course of action. Please let me know if I may provide more information so we may discuss.

The situation revolves around our Director of Marketing esearch, Art Margulis. Margulis has been with our firm for 19 years, providing technical expertise and management in a proactive and responsible manner. He was promoted to direct of the 50-person research group four years ago, and while he has only six direct reports, his management style is such that he regularly interacts with most of the staff.

Two years ago, Margulis recruited Dr. Maria Lopez, a statistical expert. Our company was fortunate to convince Lopez to join as she had numerous high-profile…… [Read More]

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Organizational Behavior an Employer of Any Number

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Organizational Behavior

An employer of any number of employees must consider it a basic duty to provide a stress free workplace for all his employees. It is a well-known fact that stress at a workplace induces animosity among the employees and creates problems that would not have been present under ordinary circumstances. Stress at the workplace also reduces the productivity of the workers therein and creates tension for the management, which finds itself under a lot of pressure. In a medical sense stress at the workplace actually affects the powers of the brain in such areas as concentration, learning and being able to memorize details that are an important function of the brain. In a legal sense, stress is a factor that leads to a whole lot of litigation when the employees sue the company for bad stress management in the workplace. This in turn results in bad publicity and…… [Read More]

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Bennett, Rebecca J; Robinson, Sandra L. "Organizational Deviance" Retrieved at http://www.businessfaculty.utoledo.edu/rbennett/devchapter-final.doc. Accessed on 23 September, 2004

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Crosby, James R. "Strategic Planning Cycle" Mana 4330, Team Management. Retrieved at http://management.uta.edu/Crosby/4330/Strategic%20Planning%20Cycle.doc. Accessed on 23 September, 2004

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Team Trainer

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Team Trainer

Gorden, William & Erica Nagel, Scott Myers and Carole Barbato. (1996) The Team Trainer, Winning Tools and Tactics for Successful Workouts. New York: McGraw Hill

The central idea of William Gorden, Gorden, Erica Nagel, Scott Myers and Carole Barbato's 1996 human resources and management workbook and text entitled The Team Trainer, Winning Tools and Tactics for Successful Workouts is that workplace unity is not something that simply 'happens' without systematic effort and controlled 'fun' on the part of leaders and team members. Firstly, effective teams to complete projects are integral to the functioning of today's modern workforce, and no man or woman is an island, however skilled and qualified at his or her profession. However, it is essential even amongst the most qualified employees that human managers engage in the use of specifically guided team-building and team-based tactics to ensure that workplace teams are functional and productive. In…… [Read More]

Resources Management by Jack J. Phillips, this text on the Team Trainer is utterly unpretentious, unself-conscious and fun. Its tone is set during its first chapter that begins like a cheerleading cry, calling for the reader to give the authors "a team!" with an enthusiastic punctuation of exclamation marks on the page. One can almost hear the roar of the supervising crowd from the stands.

However, such enthusiasm and confidence could merge well with some of the issues delineated in the text The Management of a Multicultural Workforce by Monir H. Tayeb, as clearly defined exercises and progress charts are helpful and clear ways of bridging cultural differences -- progress becomes measurable rather than vague, and teamwork is less apt to devolve into a series of personal conflicts based upon culturally different norms. However, in light of an increasingly diverse and multicultural workforce, it might be worthy of note that not all individuals from a variety of less directive cultural contexts would find the heavily psychologically (one could even say 'self-help') format of the tasks and exercises as comfortable as those from an American context, where informality and free discussion are more openly accepted.

However, the final words of the activities-oriented section of the text, that one must not be comforted with a smile on the part of employees shows that the text is cognizant of the fact that not every member of a team will be equally fulfilled, and no solution will be equally happy to all. It also shows how the current stress upon team building is itself part of a current workplace cultural context, as it provides the history of workplace theory in its final chapters. The book is always practical and realistic, and thus never assumes it can accomplish all, however enthusiastic and far-reaching the author's own goals and objectives for workplace teamwork may stretch into the 21st century of the global workplace of human resources.
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Health and Safety Legislation in Relation to

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Health and Safety Legislation in elation to Employee Protection for Accidents at Work

Every individual within a workplace environment has the legal rights to protection against any work related risk, which may arise on the course of duty performance. Generally, the employees' health and safety legislation impose a range of duties to both employers and employees. The employees' health and safety guides apply to the self-employed as well as the diverse categories of employees such as manufacturers, designers, and suppliers. In different states, the legislation expresses a wide-based duty guideline within the Health and Safety at Work Acts. These regulations or acts are further spelt out in details within the subsidiary regulations, including those dealing with health and safety management, accident and/or risk management (Johnson & Geraldine, 2013, p. 57), as well as other emerging issues specific to health and safety of employees at work. This paper aims at providing…… [Read More]

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Chamberlin, K.W., Cottle, M. & Neville, R. (2007).Responsibilities in notifying accidents to the health and safety authorities.Health and Safety Management, 4(3), 67-78.

Hansson, P. (2008). Employment laws and employee accident claims. Employment, Safety and Health, 14(5), 27-42.

Johnson, W.B. & Geraldine, C.K. (2013).The management of health, safety and welfare of employees at work.Employment Rights and Conditions, 3(1), 56-68.

Occupational Health and Safety Act (2000).Workplace injuries management and workers compensation.Journal of Employees' Safety and Health, 73(4), 78-97.
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Building Coalitions

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Building Coalitions

Conflict within the organization is an every day reality as no one individual will have the same opinion or style. The differences found amongst people in the workplace has required perceptions to change when it comes to leading a team and implementing strategy. One's attitude must be flexible and tolerant of change and conflict. Conflict must be an accepted factor or otherwise the organization will not survive.

In many ways, leaders and management look at conflict as a positive. Because conflict taking time and effort to resolve, it also allows for critical thinking and opening the path for new ideas and solutions. This works to the company's advantage over the long run as it continues to think outside the box or get do away with the box entirely. This leads to innovation. The attitude toward knowledge has evolved because more than one type is needed in order to…… [Read More]

Work Cited

Robbins, Stephen. 2001. Organizational Behavior. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.
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Ethical Practice Involves Working Positively Diversity Difference

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Ethical Practice Involves Working Positively Diversity Difference

Counseling is a profession that involves associations based on principles and values ethically. Patients are able to benefit by understanding themselves better and through creating relationships with others. Through counseling, the clients are able to make positive alteration in life and enhance their living standards. Communities, organizations, couples and families are different groups of individuals are main sources of relationships (BACP Ethical Framework, 2013, p.4). Frameworks of ethical practice direct the attention of counseling practitioners to engage in ethical responsibilities. This stud describes the purpose of each principle following the development of good counseling practice. Practitioners make reasonable decisions grounded on these principles without making any contradictions. Nevertheless, research indicates that professionals have met barriers hindering them to integrate all the principles in some cases. In such situations, they are forced to select between required principles. A course of action or a decision…… [Read More]

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BACP Ethical Framework. (2013). The Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling. Pp 1-10. Accessed April 7, 2013 from www.bacp.co.uk/admin/structure/files/pdf/9479_ethical%20framework%20jan2013.pdf

Clarkson, P. (2009). The Therapeutic Relationship. New York NY: Wiley

Handout 1. MkSame-Sex Relationships, an Historical Overview. A review by Robin Heme

Handout 2. What are the potential abuses of these kinds of power in the relationship between counsellor and client? Janet Dowding 02.2010 saved as power
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Care or Conflict Lateral Violence in Nursing

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Violence

MORE THAN A RAWL

A long-standing epidemic, which is recognized and addressed after 25 years, may be as serious as the diseases, which the healthcare industry has been zealously combating. It is called lateral violence or LV. It is hostility in both verbal and physical forms dealt by nurses upon fellow nurses under them, on the same level and among themselves. Six authors discuss its causes, forms, frequency, the victims, and approaches to this malady that distorts the very caring and compassionate image of the nursing profession.

The phenomenon sounds as new as it is repulsive and horrible, but it has been reported for more than 25 years (Farrell, 1997; Roberts, 1983 as qtd in Sheridan-Leos, 2008) but catching real attention only now. It is known as horizontal violence or hostility, bullying, aggression, verbal abuse and as ":nurses eating their young (Griffin, 2004 as qtd in Sheridan-Leos)." There is…… [Read More]

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Embree, J.C. And White, A.H. (2010). Concept analysis: nurse-to-nurse lateral violence.

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Mitchel, A., et al. (2013). Workplace violence among nurses: why are we still discussing this? Vol. 4 # 4, Journal of Nursing Education and Practice: Science Education.

Retrieved on May 29, 2014 from http://www.sciedu.ca/journal/index.php/nep/article/download/3541/2416
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Human Resource Management the First

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Another valuable lesson is pegged to the necessity to select and hire the most suitable staff members. Then, the equal employment rights stimulate the researcher to adopt a more open view of cultural diversity in the workplace. Additionally, as a future application, it would even be important to remember that people of different backgrounds have different skills and abilities. Instead of striving to standardize them, the players in the workplace community should try to capitalize more on the points of difference offered by culturally diverse staff members, such as their increased ability to communicate with culturally diverse customers.

5. Impact of the Study on Career and Personal Life

It is yet uncertain as to how the personal career of the researcher would be impacted by the findings of the study. What is however known with certainty is that the baggage of HM knowledge of the researcher has significantly increased. Within…… [Read More]

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Heathfield, S.M., What is human resource development (HRD)? About, http://humanresources.about.com/od/glossaryh/f/hr_development.htm last accessed on July 02, 2010

McNamara, C., Employee benefits and compensation, Management Help, http://managementhelp.org/pay_ben/pay_ben.htm last accessed on July 02, 2010

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Equal employment opportunities, Liverpool City Council,  http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/npr/library/reports/hrm10.html  last accessed on June 30, 2010
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Learning Needs Assessment and Analysis the University

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Learning Needs Assessment and Analysis

The University of San Diego Counseling Center (USDCC) has been established to provide enrolled students with access to quality counseling and healthcare services. Employing a diverse selection of the university's most accomplished psychiatrists, psychologists, medical doctors, registered nurses, and other healthcare professionals, the USDCC operates a high-volume Critical Intensive Care Unit with the assistance of a 50-member nursing staff. Although the USDCC has built a reputation for delivering competent and qualified critical care services across a number of years, the organization's management structure has become concerned that educational priorities have not been updated to reflect modern advancements in the field. To that end, the USDCC recently elected to conduct a comprehensive Learning Needs Assessment and Analysis to identify the paramount educational needs in place, and the institutional forces working to facilitate or impede the implementation of these needs. Empirical research on the efficacy of various…… [Read More]

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Lewin, K. (1939). Field theory and experiment in social psychology: Concepts and methods.

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Morrison, G.R., Ross, S.M., Kalman, H.K., & Kemp, J.E. (2011). Designing effective instruction (6th ed). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Employer Best Practices & Policies

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Company Policy

Draft a company policy on use of the internet by employees. Draft it in the form of a memo to employees.

Take into consideration the following issues:

Is it realistic to believe that all personal use of the internet at work can be prohibited? How do you deal with this?

Do employees have a reasonable expectation of privacy in, e.g., an email they might send at work? A website they might visit? How could your policy deal with this?

Dear Acme employees,

It has become necessary to address the employee use of internet and internet tools for personal reasons while on company time and/or company equipment. While Acme wishes to respect your privacy and allow you to fill any idle time you might have between calls or during your lunch break, bear the following in mind:

All computers and phones on Acme property are subject to be monitored…… [Read More]

Mind you, the employee cannot be forced to do ANY of those things. However, unflattering comments could be construed as harassment (sexual, general harassment, bullying, etc.) and the employer would be on the hook for vicarious liability (potentially) if they stand by and do nothing. Basically, the employee does not HAVE to do anything about the blog but the company and/or people facing ridicule could take action and Acme's hand will be forced. No complaint? Technically not an issue…yet.

 https://www.nolo.com/dictionary/vicarious-liability-term.html 

 http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/preventing-sexual-harassment-workplace-29851.html
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E-Communities' Impact the Impact of

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Twelve ESL learners who participated subsequently found that participating in text-based online chat rooms promoted a noticeable difference in their face-to-face conversations, particularly in noticing their own linguistic mistakes.

Psychologists stress little if any learning occurs without attention. "Text-based online chat, a particular form of synchronous computer-mediated communication (CMC) involving written oral-like conversation, has the great potential of increasing noticing for two reasons:

1. Compared to face-to-face conversations, CMC allows conversations to flow at slower speeds than face-to-face; consequently permitting "speakers" to have longer times to process receiving and producing the target language.

2. CMC can save texts (previous messages) in format that users may later access. (Lai and Zhao)

The following copy of "ESL Online Talk Community" illustrates concept Lai and Zhao present.

Practice makes perfect, but many ESL students do not have opportunities to practice speaking English. This Website is trying to establish an online community to enable…… [Read More]

Reference:

1.http://www.criminallawyergroup.com/criminal-defense/should-myspace-orkut-online-domestic-violence-crimes.php

2.http://www.truman.missouri.edu/uploads/Publications/Scott%20and%20Johnson%20Online%20Communities.pdf

3.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_community

4. Anderson, B. (1983). Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. London: Verso.
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Game Simulation What Were the Ethical Issues

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Game Simulation

What were the ethical issues presented in the simulation?

The two scenarios had different ethical issues that presented themselves. The first scenario was about a contaminant that was found in a supplement that the company was using, and the second was about selling a defective product to buyers in another country. In the first ethical dilemma, the levels of contamination were lower than the FDA recommendation, but higher than the company standards. The task was to decide whether the company should recall the slightly tainted supplement or not. For the second dilemma, the issue was that the FDA had raised its standard and the marketing department was trying to get the inspector to sign off on selling the product in other countries where the standards were not as strict.

What decision-making steps did you take to ethically address these issues?

The steps were to follow the lenses and…… [Read More]

References

DeGeorge, R.T. (2005). Business ethics. Retrieved from https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/content/eBookLibrary2/content/eReader.aspx

University of Phoenix. (2002-2007). Ethics Game [Computer Software]. Retrieved from University of Phoenix, Simulation, MGT216 website.
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Gubernatorial Elections This Year the

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Another factor that determined the failure in the 2002 elections, is that the Democratic candidates' campaign was not as aggressive as it should have been. The Democrats' opponents used attack campaigns, so the Democratic candidates should have responded "preferably with a plan that turns his attack campaign into a character issue on him."

Other than this, Shawni Littlehale of the free-market Pioneer Institute for Public Policy esearch estimates that: "the majority of the electorate wants a fiscally conservative governor to push for lower taxes and cuts in our bloated state government, while they want their [state] rep/state senator to bring home perks for their cities ad towns."

The Democrats' success in the 2006 elections was determined by a very strong electoral campaign, the 50-State Strategy. From the beginning, the Democrats were determined to win and geared up in every precinct in the country in an unprecedented 50-state organizing strategy.…… [Read More]

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Kamarck, Elaine C. Glass Ceiling. Why the dominant Democrats can't elect a governor. (2003). CommonWealth. Retrieved December 3, 2006.

Keough, Robert. Why can't the Bay State elect a Democratic Governor? (2003). CommonWealth. Retrieved December 3, 2006.

The 50-State Strategy (2006). The Democratic Party. Retrieved December 4, 2006 at http://www.democrats.org/a/2006/09/50-state_strate_17.php.
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Children Should Be Required to Read More

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Children Should Be equired to ead More

Almost all the parents want their child to be intelligent. Every parent yearns for their child to be well-groomed, brilliant and smart. This is why parents spend a lot of their time in trying to search for the best schools for their children and expect the teachers to be exceptionally outstanding. However, they forget the fact that their own attitudes and habits have a great effect on the personality of a child. Thus, the parents must realize that by making books an essential part of their children's lives, they can heighten the wisdom and learning potential of their child more than a school teacher can help to increase ("Early Moments sharing the gift of reading").

It is not by an accident, brainwave, infection or encouragement that children learn to read. They learn to read when they are taught to do so. eading cannot…… [Read More]

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Copperman, Paul. Taking Books to Heart: How to Develop a Love of Reading in Your Child. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley, 1986. 223-226. Web. 4 Nov 2011.
"Engaging Children While Reading Will Help Them Love Books."Daily Herald July 20, 2008. 2. Web. 4 Nov. 2011. .

"Why Reading to Children Is Important." Early Moments sharing the gift of reading. Sandvik Publishing, n.d. Web. 4 Nov 2011. .
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Determinants of Health Related to Primary Health Care

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Encouraging Seatbelt Usage as Part of Primary Care

Unintentional injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents represent one of the leading causes of death among adolescents in Western nations today (Jones & Schultz, 2009). Despite legislation requiring their use in many countries, adolescents and young adults are among those with the lowest rates of seat belt usage with the highest risk of being injured in a motor vehicle accident (Cross, 1999). To determine what role nurses can play in encouraging self belt use and reducing the current levels of morbidity and mortality associated in the future, this paper provides a review of the relevant literature followed by a summary of the research and important findings in the conclusion.

eview and Discussion

More young people aged 13 to 19 years die from unintentional injuries received in traffic-related collisions on U.S. public roads than any other cause (Jones & Schultz, 2009). In fact,…… [Read More]

References

Cross, H.D. (1999). An adolescent health and lifestyle guide. Adolescence, 29(114), 267-269.

Jones, S.E. & Schultz, R.A. (2009, April). Trends and subgroup differences in transportation-related injury -- risk and safety behaviors among U.S. high school students, 1991-2007.

Journal of School Health, 79(4), 169-173.

Kendall, S. (2008). Nursing perspectives and contribution to primary health care. Geneva:
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Staffing Levels Respect Respect Staffing Levels Respect in Personal

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Staffing Levels/espect

espect/Staffing Levels

espect in Personal and Professional Consideration

espect is defined by one author as "a concept used to connote dignity, reverence, and regard" (Milton, 2005). This concept is not confined by what an individual does toward others, but also how they treat themselves and other treat them (Nursing World, 2010). The ethics involved speak mainly to the first part, how nurses treat patients, but there is also much ethics literature that suggests that people will give respect if they receive it and feel it for themselves. This short paper discusses how nurses view respect in its different forms and how these different forms compare and contrast.

The fact that respect for other stems from respect for self is not just a platitude that is thrown around to ensure that nurses remain mentally healthy; it is a statement with regard to proper ethics within the nursing community. It…… [Read More]

References

Hanford, J. (2001). Bioethics for nurses from a faith-based perspective. Ethics & Medicine, 17(2), 69-73.

Milton, C.L. (2005). The ethics of respect in nursing. Nursing Science Quarterly, 18(1), 20-23.

Nursing World. (2010). Code of ethics for nurse with interpretive statements. Retrieved from http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/EthicsStandards/CodeofEthics forNurses/Code-of-Ethics.aspx

Paris, L.G., & Terhaar, M. (2010). Using Maslow's pyramid and the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators ™ to attain a healthier work environment. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 16(1).
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Benefits of Integration in the Ci Humint Community

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Integration in the CI/HUMINT Community

An Analysis of the Benefits of Integration in the CI/HUMINT Community and Strategies for Effective Implementation

Shea Larson

The success of any counterinsurgency operation depends largely on the effectiveness and appropriateness of intelligence gathered. Human subjects are a crucial source of intelligence for counterinsurgency operations. Several years back, the U.S. Armed Forces opened up opportunities for women to occupy specific positions in counterintelligence/human intelligence (CI/HUMINT) discipline. However, women still remain underrepresented in the same, and researchers remain largely divided on whether their participation in the same ought to be increased. esearchers have raised concern that the decision to integrate women into HUMINT units could cost the country dearly in the long-term as it is likely to ruin unit cohesion and impede on overall effectiveness. Proponents of the whole idea of integration have, however, argued that the inclusion of women in HUMINT units will actually enhance…… [Read More]

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Al-Ali, N. & Pratt, N. (2009). What Kind of Liberation: Women and the Occupation of Iraq. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Bartone, P.T. Johnsen, B.H. Eid, J. Brun, W. & Laberg, J.C. (2002). Factors Influencing Small-Unit Cohesion in Norwegian Navy Officer Cadets. Military Psychology, 14(1), 1-22.

Beal, D.J. Cohen, R.R. Burke, M.J. & McLendon, C.L. (2003). Cohesion and Performance in Groups: A Meta-Analytic Clarification of Construct Relations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88 (6), 989-1004.
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Criminalization of Gays in the

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It is considered to be a pandemic by the World Health Organization, and has, since 1981, killed more than 25 million people worldwide (United Nations).

In most of the world, HIV infection is more prevelant in the heterosexual population, especially Sub-Saharan Africa. In the United States, however, it became known as the "Gay Plague" due to its initial discovery in the homosexual population, the lack of condom use at the time, and the predominance of anal sexual activity. Unforrtunatly, HIV / AIDS also carries with it ostracism, rejection, and discriminiation. This stigma-related violence or the fear of violence prevents a number of individuals from seeking HIV testing, receiving their results, securing treatment, or even turning what would normally be a managable chronic illness into something that is dire and a death sentence -- as well as perpetuating the disease -- all because of misguided bias (Ogden and Nyblade)

Cultural Issues…… [Read More]

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Busko, a. "Civil Rights in the 21st Century." July 2006. The Writer's Voice. March 2011 .
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Cloud Computing Will Be Discussed to Show

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cloud computing will be discussed to show that the good outweighs the bad. Furthermore, it will be further discussed that the government is looking into using cloud computing because it will cut IT cost down and increase capabilities despite the fact people are concerned with security issues that this may bring to the public.

In completing a dissertation, it is very hard to go through the challenges that it requires. From the start and until this moment, I had gone through many challenging stages. The challenges that I faced were deciding the topic, reading various journals and articles, narrowing down focus within a large area, getting information on cloud computing, which all required time and effort. Despite the strong tasks that I faced, I finally made it and the 'final product' is about to be released. I feel extremely happy to have this chance to learn through the process since…… [Read More]

2009. Benefits, risks and recommendations for information security. Internet document.

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