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November 21, 2009University of PhoenixAbstractThe following material describes professional ethics and values. The first part of the material defines what ethics and values exactly are and in what way to they relate. The second part identifies three sources of professional ethics and values. The third part explains how ethics and values influence career success and for better understanding two specific examples are provided.Professional ethics and valuesThe Professional ethics and values paper explains the relationship among professional ethics, values, and career success. Values and ethics have a very significant impact on our lives. Each person is individual, therefore everybody has...
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Values and Ethics apply to both our personal and professional lives. Understanding and implementing values and ethics in everyday practices will promote ones success in personal as well as professional career. This paper will define, and identify at least three sources of professional values and ethics. It will also describe how professional values and ethics can affect career success.Value is listed in the Oxford English Dictionary Online as both a noun and a verb. As a noun value is defined referencing to an objects monetary or material worth and (Oxford English Dictionary Online, 2009) "worth or worthiness (of persons) in respect of rank or personal qualities." As a verb value is defined...
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Values and ethics are an essential part to human life. They differentiate between right and wrong. To know the difference can keep people where they should be; allowing them to be good example to others. People like to see someone walk out an ethical lifestyle, not just hear about it. What is valued defines character because it shows what is most important. It is the standard people hold themselves accountable to which actions are based on the values they live by. When people have good values, it can carry into other areas of life; both professional and personal.By having good values and ethics in life, it is easier to let that filter into a career. A person will want to show that they have...
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Making consistently ethical decisions is difficult. Most decisions have to be made in the context of economic, professional and social pressures, which can sometimes challenge our ethical goals and conceal or confuse the moral issues. In addition, making ethical choices is complex because in many situations there are a multitude of competing interests and values. Other times, crucial facts are unknown or ambiguous. Since many actions are likely to benefit some people at the expense of others, the decision maker must prioritize competing moral claims and must be proficient at predicting the likely consequences of various choices. An ethical person often chooses to do more than...
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The Ethics Awareness Inventory at the University of Phoenix was created to assist its students with their development and understanding of what their personal ethical perspective and style is. The online survey enables students to learn more about their Character, Obligation, Results, and Equity (CORE). We will look at how Dominic views ethics in himself and others; we will also discuss the results of Dominic's analysis and what they mean.SCORING SUMMARYC O R EMOST 12 7 5 0LEAST 2 3 5 14COMBINED SCORE 10 4 0 -14CharacterBased on the system of judgment; C.O.R.E system that UOP has created character is the first category and the highest scoring category of Dominic's analysis. Dominic believes...
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Making consistently ethical decisions is difficult. Most decisions have to be made in the context of economic, professional and social pressures, which can sometimes challenge our ethical goals and conceal or confuse the moral issues.In addition, making ethical choices is complex because in many situations there are a multitude of competing interests and values. Other times, crucial facts are unknown or ambiguous. Since many actions are likely to benefit some people at the expense of others, the decision maker must prioritize competing moral claims and must be proficient at predicting the likely consequences of various choices. An ethical person often chooses to do more than the law requires...
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One of the most important personal successes in society is career success. A person's values and later his ethics are the building blocks of a successful career. Achieving career success leads to a higher level of personal fulfillment. Understanding one's values can help to choose a career path that is conducive to his development as a person. Values are usually the result of acceptable cultural behavior and learned behavior from families. Values tend to lead to goals and ethics help a person to reach those goals.People hold certain beliefs concerning the aspects of work. These beliefs show how people should conduct themselves and what type of challenges the work environment will offer to...
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The development of women’s football in Britain during the 19th century illustrates the transformation of gender roles in British culture in the context of Victorian era values and women’s football: “‘The Cultures of sport in Britain have been distinctively male, rooted in masculine values and patriarchal exclusiveness’” Through the introduction of female football into British society the system of Victorian values were challenged by expanding gender roles. The institution of women’s soccer in the late 19th and 20th century was supported by the wartime need to reorder gender roles during WWI, and it challenged traditional feminine ideology. Further a growing feminist movement in response to...
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Life RolesSusan L. Stasher June 26, 2012
Running head: LIFE ROLES
Life RolesLife roles and activities are a major importance in the development and implementation of career goals. Different life roles require discrete basic skills, responsibilities, and expectations because each life role has explicit priorities. A college student, a career professional, and a parent will each have different life roles and transitions to achieve balance between responsibilities. Life roles necessitate different attitudes, values, and challenges. This paper will compare and contrast the effects of change and transition between roles of the college student, the career professional, and a...
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Cultural Values and Personal Ethics Paper
Personal, organizational, and cultural values are the basis of an individual's personal and professional decision-making style. These values are the key ingredients that make up our core beliefs. Values are ideas that are actions which could be right or wrong, good or bad that are the basis of human action (Tosi 2000). Personal values might also be called morality, since they reflect general expectations of any person in any society, acting in any capacity. These are the principles we try to instill in our children, and expect of one another without needing to articulate the expectation or formalize the process in any way. Family is the first...
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Tactical Roles of HR PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT 2
CERTIFICATE OF ORIGINALITY: I certify that the attached paper is my original work. I affirm that I have not submitted any portion of this paper to any previous course, and neither has anyone else. I confirm that I have cited all sources from which I used language, ideas, and information, whether quoted verbatim or paraphrased. Any assistance I received while producing this paper has been acknowledged in the References section. I have obtained written permission from the copyright holder for any trademarked material, logos, images from the Internet, or other sources. I further agree that my name typed on the line below is intended to have, and...
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Gender equality is about equal opportunity for men and women to identify their individual potential. One must be able to benefit from their participation in society and contribute to the economic and social development of their country (Australian Government. 2009). Through multiple reviewed literature on gender inequality, the overall concept within many sociological readings was the way gender inequality socially relates to employment and careers. There are three separate themes that intersect within the written literature that will be discussed. First, gender differences in historical social roles have created stereotypes on the contemporary outlooks of the social attitude....
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The Winston-Salem Forsyth County School System (WSFCS) completed a comprehensive needs assessment during the 2008-2009 school years to determine best practices to increase student achievement in all subgroups as defined by No Child Left Behind (NCLB) (Department of Education [DOE], 2002, p. 35). The comprehensive needs assessment findings concluded that the school district lacked a formal model of district-wide collaboration to address shared norms, beliefs, values, goals, behavior, and academics (LEA Plan, 2008, p. 5). The school district is in the second year of implementing Professional Learning Communities (PLC) in each of the eighty-one schools. Twenty-six schools were designated to...
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In order for a person to be successful in their career a few key elements are needed. A person’s professional values and ethics play a major role in how a person performs on the job it also determines how one becomes a success. All three elements go hand-in-hand without one of them a person’s career may be affected negatively. In this paper we are going to discuss professional values and ethics and how they determine if a person will be successful in their career.
There are many definitions of ethics. Business ethics does not have a definition on its own for ethics (Sparks & Pan, 2010). We would like to name some of the most important ethics that there are, when it comes to a successful...
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Guidance (School) Counseling
Guidance counseling, also called school counseling, has evolved over the years into an important part of the education system. Counselors are now taking on new roles in schools as leaders so much so that the ways in which counseling is being implemented has become a much talked about topic in schools. The effectiveness of counseling in schools is looked at by the education system more frequently than it was in the past. Though all school counselors must follow a national model for counseling, the roles and functions of counselors at various levels in the school system are different, however, school counselors at all levels of education before college are...
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Unit 650 (LM 507) (Level 5): Understand professional management and leadership in health and social care settings
Worksheet 1: Leader, manager or both?
Introduction to the unit
1. Leadership and management are different but complement each other in respect of best practice in health and social care.
Complete the following sentences to express your ideas and views about what leadership and management each involves.
a) Management involves…
|…attention to detail and an ability to manage resources in such a way that it follows the vision of the...
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IntroductionNo matter the breadth or the depth of an organization, it will always have the inherent need for human resources. It is safe to say that without manpower, no organization in the world would exist. Recognizing not only the need for people, but more importantly, the need for skilled, efficient and loyal employees has been a key turning point in defining the role of the HR professional.As the "people" or organizations, today's HR professionals work in a wide variety of capacities as mediators, mentors, job analysts, and career planners - to name a few. However, perhaps some of the most important and challenging functions of HR professionals are directly related to the recruitment,...
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“In this essay, we have been asked to critically assess the professional values in the ‘British Association of Social Work’ (BASW). With this the concepts of ethics and how this operates in social work practice and analyse the general role in governing and representatives bodies in social work practice”.
Values are described as set of rules and guides in the right and wrong decisions we make. Values facilitates the decisions in recognising what is worthy and valuable, with this, weighs out the important and less important, when there is a conflict of values. Ethics is set of moral principles of values, and these contribute to individuals and what groups live by. Ethics consists of factors...
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Personal Values p. PAGE 2
Personal Values Development PaperJamila LewisUniversity of PhoenixPHL323 - Ethics in ManagementFacilitator: Melinda CunninghamJuly 5, 2010Personal Values DevelopmentThe term "values" can mean many different things in several different contexts. Values are not developed overnight, and are much easier developed than changed. They are deeply held beliefs that can stabilize ones personal and professional life. Every choice one makes and every decision ever regretted comes back to a set of many primary beliefs that many people refer to as ones personal values. Personal values set the tone and direction for one's life and for the decision making process. This world is...
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SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1Running head: Professional Development PlanProfessional Development PlanKristen BungeUniversity of PhoenixNUR/391March 19, 2008Professional Development PlanMy professional plan is to grow as a nurse by gaining knowledge through school and my daily experiences, so in five years I can care for patients and families as a nurse practitioner. I will make short term and long term goals to help guide me down my path as I transition into the role of professional nurse; providing me with new opportunities for my future. Beliefs and values influences the decisions people make in their personal and professional life. My beliefs and values were incorporated to make my...
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First Things First by Stephen R. Covey.In this book, Covey proposes that previous time management theorists had not gone far enough to accommodate the ever increasing demands on our day-to day life. He proposes a lifestyle which involves working towards balancing key life roles on a weekly basis and being guided by principles, mission and goals. This approach would suggest that we should not be trying to be more efficient (do more things in less time) but to be more effective in the areas of our life that matter the most.The first section of the book introduces us to the concept of the "Clock and Compass." Covey suggests that most of us are guided by our clocks (representing appointments,...
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Nurses support and enable individuals, families and groups to maintain, restore or improve their health status. Nurse also care for and comfort when deterioration of health has become irreversible. A traditional ideal of nursing is caring and nurturing of human beings regardless of race, religion, status, age, gender, diagnosis, or any other grounds.
Nursing care is based on the development of a helping relationship and the implementation and evaluation of therapeutic processes. Therapeutic process includes health promotion, education, counseling, nursing interventions and empowerment of individuals, families or groups. It helps individuals make choices in regards to their...
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Personal, organizational, and cultural values can create a difficult problem when trying to make a business decision that includes all the previously stated. Personal values are what each individual holds dear to them living the types of lives that he or she like and would like to lead. Organizational values are what are best for the company to maintain a good public image and employee guidance. Cultural are set on traditions handed down from generation to generation to preserve a way of living that each culture holds dear and true to them. Trying to intertwine these types of values when making professional and personal decisions in ones life can create a very stressful situation. Stand...
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It is the war of all wars. It’s lasted longer than all the ancient wars, the world wars, and the civil wars of all nations put together. The battle lines have been clearly drawn and the two sides have never rested while on the battlefield. It is the famed “battle of the sexes” and it is anything but resolved. The war has been happening for a long time, but now it seems to have hit a point where the world wonders what to do now. This is due to the current changes in gender roles which are manipulating society and changing relationships. These changes are both negative and positive; many advances have been made with women finding equality with men, but have traditional values been...
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The existence of the glass ceiling reminds us of current issues in gender equality and female leadership, faced by the business community both in the United States and abroad. The Civil rights movement and incentives towards feminization of various aspects of public life resulted in official recognition of equal rights and opportunities for female professionals; however, in many cases such recognition takes purely formal shapes. In too many cases women get professionally discriminated at work place. They get paid less, have fewer opportunities for promotion, and in case of performance management or even downsizing, are often considered the first to be purged from a company. The number of...
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This literature review will include the following: (a) the historical overview, (b) importance of American School Counseling Association (ASCA) National Model, (c) educating principals to work with professional school counselors (d) critical incidents that shape principals perceptions, (e) professional school counselors actual and preferred duties and (f) the importance of professional school counselors advocating for themselves. We will conclude with discussion and fruitful areas for future research.
Principals are significant to professional school counselor’s (PSC) identity. Principals are responsible for shaping PSC actual assigned duties. This review will examine...
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Individual Analysis Paper
As a nurse, we serve a society which is very culturally diverse. We provide care to many individuals whom have their own unique set of ethics, values, morals, and beliefs by which may be very different from our own. Because of our professional role, we must use lifelong learning as a tool to broaden our views, increase our knowledge, and understand the influences which affect it. To make this possible, we have to continually educate ourselves about the nursing laws, professional standards, and code of ethics all of which we are committed to.
American Nurses Association
The American Nurses Association (ANA) developed a foundation for which all nurses are expected to...
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Using faculty evaluations as a tool to address concerns about faculty quality, institutional accountability, and educational improvement continues to be of the utmost importance to community colleges across the United States. Nevertheless, using faculty evaluations to assess the work of full-time faculty can be a difficult issue because college administrators and faculty members often have different perceptions about why an appraisal process is implemented.Community college administrators share a belief that their institutions should be stable, efficient, predictable, accountable, and in control of their faculty and staff. Faculty members, on the other hand, generally share a belief that...
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When I look back and try to analyze my personal sociological standpoint, I see myself as a functionalist with organic solidarity throughout of my personal background. However, I also support conflict theory related to my educational experience in United States.I grew up in a very diverse city and was raised in a traditional family: mother, father, grandparents. I think my family is the major framework for me. I believe that it is essential nucleus helps me function and be successful in society. I learned that functionalism in sociology supports idea of maintaining cohesion among different parties in society. Although, we are all so unique in our own ways of living, we still create harmony...
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CHANGING ETHICSPersonal ethics is an individual's belief about morality or conscience .It defines one's stand on what is right or wrong.This branch of ethics gradually develops since childhood and tend to emulate the things which are set as an moral value to us by our parents or guardians in the family. It can heavily be influenced from any major incident in our life.Personal ethics refers to the ethics that a person identifies with in respect to people and situations that they deal with in everyday life.Professional ethics defines adherence to rules and regulation. The individual is expected to follow religiously, the code of ethics framed by the organization .It can be heavily influenced...
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The Portrayal of Female Athletes in Film
Images of women in sport, and the cultural ideals of women have moved somewhat synchronously through time. As notions of women's roles and perceptions of women change, so too did the portrayal of female athletes, and the acceptance of female athleticism into cultural norms. Likewise, as women began breaking the gender barriers in sport, the perceptions of women's roles changed and the change in portrayal and perception, led to increased acceptance of women as athletes.
In the documentary on women athletes, there were images of women who were strong competitors and driven athletes that were competing more with society's expectations and...
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A+ Business Consulting (A+) is a diverse firm that will draw on the skills and talents of its four founders to create a knowledgeable, dedicated, experienced, and practical team. Specific roles and responsibilities of each team member will be discussed in addition to how each skill aligns with he company's goals. Education also plays an integral part in building a solid foundation of any business endeavor. The A+ Business Consulting team will examine specific subjects our team members have studied what their affects are on our business objectives.Roles and Responsibilities for Each MemberA+ Business Consulting specializes in advising management teams across many different industries and...
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Every day people make decisions that may have profound effect on their personal and/or professional lives as well as the lives of others. The decision people make have a foundation on their personal, cultural, and perhaps organizational values. When these values are in disagreement, an ethical dilemma occurs.
This article attempts to explain how personal, cultural, and organizational values play significant parts in decision-making. In addition, the foundation of ethical dilemmas can often be traced to conflicting values. This paper will also briefly discuss how ethical dilemmas can be mitigated. A practical approach for understanding how ethical dilemmas occur, how dilemmas can be...
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Throughout human history gender has had a significant, if not the most significant, role in human life. It is clearly a fork in the road at birth that will determine many things you will barely ever have any control over. What you wear, what you eat, what you do; all is directly influenced all throughout your life based on your gender. These “gender-roles” have been long assigned without personal say, or even our parents say. In fact, it stems from almost pre-historic times to the beginning of our evolutionary chain. Regardless of more current acts that have meshed these rolls together, I think it is obvious to say we will always look at a man and women differently. It only seems...
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Organizational Culture and Structure
The structure of an organization determines the allocation of roles, regulations, and responsibilities, and therefore builds a basis for the culture in an organization. There is a constant relationship between organizational structure and organizational culture that provides a theme within an organization. Both can be difficult to clearly define and distinguish when analyzing an organization. Organization culture is a perspective into the company’s personality; it provides descriptive values, principals, traditions, and a way of doing things that effect how members view the organization (Robbins, DeCenzo, & Coulter,...
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Ethics and values apply to our personal and professional lives. Ethics are a notion of one’s actions, which originates from ideology of an individual doing what is right not wrong. According to the dictionary ethics is the “branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human conduct, with respect to the rightness and wrongness of certain actions and to the goodness and badness of the motives and ends of such actions.” These beliefs are amassed to help a person determine how their actions will be carried out. Ideals can be applied as values to a person’s way of living. There are people that view values as a personal code, and see them as a personal indication of their beliefs. Our...
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Nurses have been described as “lacking professional commitment and motivation, low in risk taking and change-making, having a ‘blue-collar mentality,’ being cautious and conservative, and suffering from lack of cohesiveness and collegiality” (Cohen, 1981; Eisenstein, 1982; Hughs, 1982; Hull, 1982; Kalisch & Kalisch, 1977; Kerr, 1982; Lowery-Palmer, 1982; Muff, 1982; Weiss & Remen, 1983 as cited in Chandler, 1986, p.1). With this definition of what a nurse has been professed as, there is a fundamental responsibility to redefine and understand the purpose and characterization of today’s nurse. Without a true clarity, respect and cohesiveness of peers and community cannot be stipulated. ...
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PROFESSIONAL ROLES OF CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN JOURNALISTSTwo generations of the journalists - Soviet and the post-Soviet - make journalism in contemporary Russia. The difference is in how the young generation quite critically estimates the Soviet experience and thinks that until the crucial reforms of liberalisation journalism was a completely different profession. The basic distinction between the old and the new journalism, according to young generation lies in the approach toward information, particularly what information goes to society and how - understood as the quality of informing society.In the statement by the former editor-in-chief of the elite magazine Itogy of the company "Media...
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The Manager's Job
Author: Henry Mintzberg Publication Date: July, 1975
Dr. Henry Mintzberg has done PhD from MIT, joined McGill's Faculty of Management in 1968 and written many well known books in management ('Managers not MBAs', 'The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning' etc) Selection as Distinguished Scholar for the year 2000 by the Academy of Management and received many more honors and awards for his work in Canada and abroad Develop new approaches to management education and started 'The International Masters in Practicing Management' Harvard Business Review McKinsey prize winners, "The Manager's Job: Folklore and Fact" and "Crafting Strategy."
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Gender Inequality and Discrimination in America
What is your first memory of a child? Was it blowing out the candles on your birthday cake, or was it playing a game with a friend? Was it riding a bike or making a snowman? Many of these events will most likely be remembered of your childhood, but the memory of how you were socially biased will not be. The memory of being wrapped in a socially acceptable colored blanket depending on your gender either boy or girl. How your mother spoke to you, with a soft voice of understanding or concern if you were likely a boy, and how if you were a girl you were likely given a baby doll to play with instead of a truck. Throughout history gender...
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How important is training and development to different generations? The perceived value of training/development is changing. Gen X and Managers See It Differently.
Employers value candidates/employees who come to the job with professional training and development. However, that value and who should foot the bill is redefined with every new generation. Gen Xers and managers have competing perspectives: many managers see professional development as a burdensome expense, while Generation X employees, see training and development programs as an essential part of their career development. Generation Xers aren’t seeing their current employment as a lifetime gig. They want to evolve and grow...
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Ethics is an essential part of what nursing is. Nursing has an eminent chronicle of trepidation for the wellbeing of those who are ill, hurt, and the helpless and for universal fairness. This concern is personified in the specifications of nursing care to those in society. The American Nurses Association has developed the nursing code of ethics that covers the obligations of nursing to protect those who are in their care. This code holds nurses responsible and accountable for their individual nursing judgments (Fremgen, 2006). Nursing includes the deterrence of illness, the easing of distress and the safeguard, support and the renewal of health in the care of patients, families and the...
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1. Team definitionAccording to Daft (1999), team is a collection of people contains with more than one individual that are working together in the term of interaction and coordination in workplace to achieve a common goal. It commonly consists of less than fifteen people but can also form in a larger amount. The members are required to have a regular interaction in order to work out the project together. This means everyone in a team should share ideas in accomplishing a specific task or project to reach the goal. The concept in a team involve in sharing work and collective responsibility.2. Team member selectionTeams have different functions and objectives; therefore it is important to...
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“Advance Practice Nurse (APN) is an umbrella term given to a Registered Nurse who has acquired the expert knowledge base, complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies for extended practice”. This definition of APN was adapted from International council of Nurses’ in 2005 by Singapore nursing Board (Kannusamy, 2007). The American Association of colleges of Nursing defines advance practice nursing as licensed registered nurses prepared at the graduate level in nursing as a nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, certified nurse midwife or certified registered nurse anaesthetist to provide direct patient care. (Ruel & Motyka, 2009). As u can see, there are...
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The first few years of a young child’s life, from birth to four years old, are very critical to his/her overall development, due to most of the time, teacher professionals are individuals who play the key and an active role in their early childhood development are teacher professionals who have a passion and a genuine desire to help them learn, grow and succeed in their education. These are just a few roles that early childhood educators plays in the field of early childhood education for working with young children in their early childhood years of life, which the requirements, most of the time, are to have both a formal education and passing teacher-certification score.
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The role and responsibilities of a teacher is very complex. Teachers are responsible for making sure their learners acquire the knowledge they need, but also achieve their qualification by the end of the course in a safe learning environment, so they have the skills and experience they need to start their careers. To achieve that goal a teacher must be creative, professional, flexible and knowledgeable enough to deal with daily challenges and find different ways to help their learners needs. Establishing a safe and stimulating environment for learners, creating mutual respect and set goals that stretch and challenge learners of all backgrounds and abilities.
The first rule of teaching is...
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Education and Act 48
On November 23,1999 Governor Ridge signed Act 48 of 1999, enacting new requirements for professional education (formerly professional development) plans. The legislation also requires that all certified educators complete six college credits, six credits of continuing professional education courses, 180 clock hours of continuing professional education, or any combination of collegiate studies, continuing professional education courses or learning experiences equivalent to 180 hours every five years. For the purposes of calculating hours and credits, one credit of collegiate studies or continuing professional education courses is equivalent to 30 hours of...
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“How are values formed in organizations and how are they linked to organizational cultures? Do public sector organisations differ from private sector ones in these aspects?”
Stan Slap, author of The New York’s Times Bestseller list, ‘Bury My Heart at Conference Room B’, said that “the purpose of leadership is to change the world around you in the name of your values, so you can live those values more fully.” In any organization, public or private, it is important for public sectors and leaders to maintain a moral compass that would inspire, lead, guide and provide a solid foundation and some sense of security for organizations to navigate massive or significant transformational changes,...
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The Effects of Values on Decision Making
The purpose of this paper is to examine how personal, organizational, and cultural values affect decision making in my personal and professional life. My cultural, organizational and personal values represent my beliefs and traditions of my cultural environment. Through my research, I examined values and based them on how important they are within my personal, organizational, work, and cultural lifestyle. Based on the research, I came to the conclusion knowing the foundational elements of individual behavior can be very rewarding. Values do not act individually, but also relate with other values as well. The dynamic between individual values is...
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In the past there [ ] have been several cases in the business environment related to the practices of accountants and auditors who have violated the trust and confidence of public. A number of researches have been conducted to find the potential factors resulting in unethical, biased or inappropriate decision making and judgments by the professionals. The aim of this paper is to review two academic articles and conclude on the reliability of the claims and assertions made by the authors.
The research paper of Pflugrath, Martinov-Bennie & Chen (2007) aims to analyze the impact of organizational codes of ethics on the accountants’ and auditors’ judgments and professional decisions making...