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Disclosure of Climate Change-Related Information by Chinese Companies - This study explores the disclosure of carbon emissions and climate change-related information by businesses in China. 1. Background Climate change is one of the most important international issues and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) sets an overall framework for intergovernmental efforts to tackle the challenges posed by climate change (Guidance on how to measure and report your greenhouse gas emissions, 2009).With the increasing awareness of the severity of climate change, the reduction of CO2 emissions has become a predominant topic....   [tags: Climate Change Information Disclosure]
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Analysis of the Movie, Disclosure - Disclosure is a drama/thriller. The genre for this movie states, “Sex is Power”. Tom is a happily married man, a successful computer expert, and works for a major computer company “Digicom”, which is about to merge. He believes he is going to receive a promotion because of all his devotion and work for the company. Instead the job goes to Meredith, who is from another plant and with whom he was romantically involved in his bachelor days. She is now his new boss, who is very aggressive, sexy and dedicated to destroy him after he refuses to have an affair with her....   [tags: Disclosure Movies Sex Films Essays]
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Source Disclosure and Journalist's Ethics - Reporter’s Privilege Journalism has grown and developed over the years along with journalistic ethics. Journalists have a code of ethics or a moral compass. Every story that a reporter produces has either a named or unnamed source. Several states have protective laws designed for reporters who have stories with anonymous sources, but Mississippi is one of the only states in America that does not have a shield law in place. Mississippi should enact a shield law giving reporters the privilege not to disclose anonymous sources....   [tags: freedom of speech, national security ]
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Disclosure in Work Environments - Open communication between individuals is very important. This quality is what makes relationships run smoothly between two or more individuals. Barnett, Cochran and Taylor explored significant relations between the openness of communication between management and employees in a previous study (1993). These researchers found that employees expressed concerns and the level of internal disclosures by employees in the study (Barnett et al., 1993). Barnett, Cochran and Taylor also found in their study that external whistle blowing may lead to “negative publicity, regulatory investigations, and legal liability issues” (1993)....   [tags: Communication, Interpersonal Communication] 1343 words
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The Role of Self-Disclosure and Uncertainty in Facebook Relationships - In this study, we argue that that as online self-disclosure increases uncertainty decreases. When a person knows more about someone requesting to be their “friend” on a social media site or if they are requesting to be someone’s “friend”, the more he or she knows about an individual, the more comfortable he or she is. This study presents respondents with self-disclosure when adding a “friend”. To begin, I will briefly review the issue of self-disclosure and present predictions with uncertainty made in this study....   [tags: social media, twitter, knowledge]
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Social Stigma and the Disclosure and Diagnosis of Mental Illness in the UK - Mental illness is very common and affects thousands of people in the UK and around the world. Research shows that every year 1 in 4 British adults experience at least one mental disorder (Singleton et al, 2001, 32) and around 450 million people worldwide are estimated to have a mental health problem (World Health Organisation, 2001). Mental illness can be defined as “Medical conditions that disrupt a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning. Serious mental illnesses include major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder” (National Al...   [tags: health, mental illness]
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Therapist’s Self-Disclosure in Therapeutic Relationships - Regardless of the therapeutic approach utilised, an indispensible and communal component of most therapeutic approaches is the therapeutic relationship (Sparks, Duncan, & Miller, 2008). Norcross and Hill (2002) defined therapeutic relationship as the cooperative alliance between a therapist and the client. It is found to be influential in the success of a therapy (Lambert & Bergin, 1994). Hence, researchers began to investigate therapeutic relationship. Therapist’s self-disclosure (TSD) is one of the various factors investigated by researchers in terms of its influence on the therapeutic relationship (Audet & Everall, 2010)....   [tags: Therapy, Psychiatry, Psychology]
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Dual Relationships and Self-Disclosure - Dual Relationships and Self-Disclosure Chemical Dependency counselors have quite a few ethical dilemmas to deal with. Therapists that are in recovery may confront some even more complex dilemmas, opposed to those who are not. There is a high percentage of addiction counselors that are in recovery. In fact, 55% of 36,000 members of the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors (NAADAC) are recovering alcoholics and 21% are recovering from some other chemical dependency. This brings up two sides to counselors in recovery....   [tags: Papers] 1117 words
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Ethics of Full Disclosure of Security Holes - Ethics of Full Disclosure of Security Holes Introduction Security breaches are making big headlines nowadays, and Microsoft is leading the charge. Its flagship operating systems and office suite are so bulky and complex, that it is impossible to be bug-free. The system administrators (the white hats) are up to their noses plugging all the holes from super hackers (the black hats). Yet they are also facing attack from another front – those that post vulnerabilities on the internet (the gray hats)....   [tags: Hackers Internet Computers Essays]
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Self-Disclosure: The Willingness to Disclose Personal Information and Its Implications - After Module 4 and learning about self-disclosure and how it impacts one’s daily interpersonal skills, my interest on the particular topic will not escape me. Self-disclosure is something that I believe I need a bit more knowledge on because I am young and sometimes naïve. I think that learning about the impact on what it could have on myself and others around me whether they are positive or negative now that I have been through my first year of college could make an impact on how I can grow now that I am practicing the skills demonstrated throughout this semester with my use of interpersonal communication....   [tags: interpersonal skills, women, man, privacy]
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Disclosure of Executive Health Information: Balancing Investor Rights and Executive Privacy - Though the Securities and Exchange Commission rules governing selective disclosure and insider trading contain no provisions relating specifically to the health of executives, publicly traded companies must nonetheless manage the potential implications of their key executives’ health on perceptions of the company’s future success as well as their propriety in disclosing information material to investors. This can be a difficult task, as an employer disclosing particulars about an employee’s health seems to run contrary to the special privacy protections given health information in the U.S., yet such information can undeniably affect investors’ decisions....   [tags: Business Management]
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Concepts From Watching The Rennaissance Man - In this class over the semester we have discussed different concepts that are used in small group and interpersonal communication. When watching the Renaissance Man during class there were three concepts that stood out to me. The three concepts that I found while watching the movie are stereotypes, self-disclosure, and group development. Also, the Be Careful poem I was able to relate to my life. Stereotyping is something that we do without noticing it. Stereotype is a predictive generalization applied to a person or situation (Johns)....   [tags: Stereotypes, Self Disclosure]
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The Pros of Mandatory HIV Testing and Disclosure of HIV Status - The Pros of Mandatory HIV Testing and Disclosure of HIV Status The universal precautions of the Centers for Disease Control do not eradicate all risk to the patient or health care provider, says Baillie et al. (p. 129). While health care providers in all institutions have been educated in universal precautions, Beck, a registered nurse, cautions that some employees have failed to comply with the recommended procedures from the Centers of Disease Control. Some nurses find goggles, gloves, and other protective gear to be cumbersome to wear and/or too time consuming to put on and remove....   [tags: AIDS Health Medicine Medical Essays] 2494 words
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The Controversy Over HIV/AIDS Disclosure Law - Abstract Forty million people worldwide are infected with the HIV virus. About six percent of them will not inform their intimate partners about their health condition. Many efforts that have been made over the past decade towards establishing a HIV/AIDS law, have finally paid off. The act of disclosing the virus was written in 1990. It caused quite a stir among the citizens of the United States. Many people concluded that there were holes in the disclosure law concerning HIV/AIDS because it lacked complete thought....   [tags: Biology Medical Biomedical Disease HIV AIDS]
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Internet - Disclosure of Personal Information On-line and Identity Theft - Disclosure of Personal Information On-line and the Occurrence of Identity Theft Introduction Identification is a critical and common process which we encounter on a regular basis as we carry out our daily activities. Companies, government agencies and institutions routinely ask individuals for personal information in order to help identify a specific individual from another. In the past, people have relied upon face-to-face exchange of information and identity verification but with the recent explosion of the Internet this system has become relatively obsolete....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Understanding How Technology is Changing Relationships - In our culture, technology serves as an instrumental aspect of our lives. Regardless of where you turn, you are constantly surrounded by technology. Whether it is our cellphones that spend their entire lives within an arm’s reach of us, our computers, or the newest wave of technology that is moving us towards tablets, much of our life is lived in front of screens. With these advancements comes the notion that there is an application that can solve every life problem we may have. Thanks to technological advancements like text messaging or social media networks, there are plenty of ways a relationship can be sustained for a significant period without personal contact....   [tags: self-disclosure, communication, social media]
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Communication Skills - The results of my Insightfulness snapshot indicate that I am normally excellent at understanding what people have to say although there can be times that I contract the wrong impression. My snapshot of Self Disclosure with Friends explains that I am sometimes open with my friends but I do not constantly share every personal detail with them. I would agree with some of these results because of the type of person I am and the relationships I have formed. I definitely concur that most of the time I have a good idea of what people are communicating to me, although there is the odd time I am completely mistaken with my judgment....   [tags: self disclosure, behavior, communication]
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Third Party Personal Information Disclosure - There are many ways personal information is collected. The companies who receive this information buy/sell personal information for marketing and advertising purposes but cyber-crimes can occur when personal information is transmitted through cyberspace. Communication professionals utilize technology a great deal in their work and they want to know their work and personal information is protected by Federal Law, Common-Law and Statutes. It is alarming to think of a person or company buying and selling one’s personal information....   [tags: Access to Personal Digital Data]
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Self-Disclosure Through Weblogs and Perceptions of Online and 'Real-life' Friendships - Introduction The way people choose to portray themselves on an online social networking site or a dating site is does not always stand true to real life. There are many stipulations that one has to go through in order to be comfortable not only receiving, but distributing their personal information. This paper will explore different ways that online presentations in mediated communication through dating and social networking sites are represented and the issues that coincide. Social networking sites have distinctive cues that create various levels of importance to those browsing them....   [tags: Social Media, self-presentation]
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Analysis of Current Disclossure Practices by Top 50 Approved Companies in Malaysia - IFRS are accounting standards issued by the IASB, an independent organization based in London, UK. They purport to be a set of rules that ideally would apply equally to financial reporting by public companies worldwide. Between 1973 and 2000, international standards were issued by the IASB’s predecessor organization, the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC), a body established in 1973 by the professional accountancy bodies in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, United Kingdom and Ireland, and the United States....   [tags: financial statement,IFRS,accounting standards]
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Intimacy Link in Computer-Mediated Communication - The article that I am doing my research analysis on is titled The Disclosure– Intimacy Link in Computer-Mediated Communication: An Attributional Extension of the Hyperpersonal Model. It focuses on the differences that attributions of self-disclosure on computer mediated communication (CMC) and face to face (FtF) interaction. In regards to communication, the article utilizes the social penetration theory, a theory which states that intimacy and self-disclosure are the main factors in developing interpersonal relationships(Altman & Taylor, 1973)....   [tags: hyperpersonal model,interpersonal relationship]
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Ethical Boundaries Misused in Today’s Clinical Psychology - Ethical Boundaries Misused in Today’s Clinical Psychology In today’s psychology profession, a therapist and even the client can cross many boundaries if immediate boundaries are not put into place during the initial visit. Some boundaries that are crossed are not a problem at first and then the problem progresses. Leonard L. Glass called these, “the gray areas of boundary crossing and violation” (429). However, there is further description, “Boundary issues mostly refer to the therapist's self-disclosure, touch, an exchange of gifts, bartering and fees, length and location of sessions and contact outside the office” (Guthiel & Gabbard)....   [tags: Psychology]
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Disclose or Not to Disclose? - Disclose or not to disclose. That question usually arise at start of a new relationship, a new job or when meeting a new friend. Disclosing also happen with people we have known for some time. Scholars define self-disclosure as sharing information with others that they would not normally know or discover. My beliefs lie within every everyone of us. Everyone has their own way of defining self disclosure. My definition of self disclosure is letting loose and to trust the person I am disclosing to....   [tags: Relationships] 501 words
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Legal Case Study: 62 year old woman with skin cancer - Legal Case Study Following the review of a medical error about a 62-year-old woman with skin cancer who experienced wrong-site surgery I will summarize the legal and liability aspects of this case, as well as explore the legal and ethical implications of disclosing errors. In addition, I will discuss the pros and cons of having the provider disclose and empathize for the error to the patient. Finally, I will identify ways the nurse leaders can learn from this situation, help prevent similar kinds of medical errors from happening, and assist the providers and organization to effectively disclose information to patients after such an error occurs....   [tags: medical, health care, solution]
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Attachment in Groups - Attachment and Self Disclosure in Groups Attachment and self disclosure can say a lot about a person. There was a study done to investigate attachment style and self disclosure in the first group counseling session. This was done in order to explain variable of group functioning. The attachment style was done by self report questionnaires and the self-disclosure was done by observations. There were more than four hundred participants that were split up into twenty seven different groups. I find taking over 400 people and placing them into twenty seven different groups is actually a quite strong way of studying attachment and disclosure....   [tags: essays research papers] 741 words
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The True Implementations and Effects of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act - Introduction Ethics are characteristics or values that are not inherently instilled within individuals but are developed over a lifetime through experience. Ethical behavior is thereby a choice. According to Northcentral University’s Executive Concepts in Business Strategy, business ethics are “standards and guidelines regarding the conduct of commerce and apply to individuals, companies, and professions” (p. 543). By this definition, morals and ethical values are subjective to the decisions made by the persons involved in the business....   [tags: unethical behavior, business practices]
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Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) & Privacy Rule Violations - Our case assignment deals with Dr. Williams a recent medical school graduate who is licensed and meets the requirements to legally practice medicine. Graduating from an overseas medical school made it difficult finding employment so he chose to operate a medical clinic providing abortion services based on a very profitable clinic operated by a former classmate and friend. Prior to leaving my job as his assistant I witnessed a patient, Joan, suffer an injury resulting from an error by Dr. Williams....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Qualtiy of Financial Reporting - Introduction Corporations usually communicate with shareholders through making disclosures within and outside the financial reports. The narrative disclosures in financial reports have become longer and more sophisticated in the recent years. With the increasing number of corporate scandals, it has been questioned that whether the financial reporting quality has been undermined by such disclosures. As the statement argued, ‘Disclosure outside the financial statements is only used to manage the impressions of gullible shareholders.’ which generally means that such disclosures mislead the shareholders through manipulating their perceptions....   [tags: Corporations, Shareholders, FInances, Reporting]
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Development Comparison of Corporate Governance in Malaysia and Singapore - The Asian Financial Crisis which exposed the corporate governance weaknesses was a wake-up call for all the policymakers, standard setters as well as the companies (OECD, 2014). The parties that involved and affected from the crisis started to realize the importance of having strong corporate governance practices in their countries. Consequently, the Asian economies along with the OECD established the Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance in 1999, in order to support the enhancement of corporate governance rules and practices (OECD, 2014)....   [tags: asian financial crisis, hong kong,asian economy]
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Release of Information in Behavioral Health Cases - In the event of releasing any patient information it is important to make sure that all of your T’s are crossed and your I’s are dotted before the transaction is complete. However, because specialized patient records, such as behavioral health or substance abuse cases, contain not only strictly medical information, but also therapeutic mental and emotional information, the release of this kind of information could cause some damage (McWay, 2010, p. 227). This is why the release of information concerning these patient records in them....   [tags: Health Care]
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Blogging as the New Autobiography - The presentation of the story of Jane's childhood through a modernized diary in the form of a personal micro-blog-- a blog with relatively short entries and smaller files than traditional blog-- helps to tell it in a manner that is not only more realistic, being presented as the present through the eyes of a child, but also more accessible and engaging to the modern reader by being moved from its Victorian setting to modern times. The creation of such a blog provides the character of Jane with the psychological benefits of social interaction and self-disclosure, or the revealing of personal elements of oneself such as thoughts or emotions, while at the same time providing a virtual for fans...   [tags: modernized diaries using technology]
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Financial Reporting - Financial reporting is the communication that enables users of financial statements to assess the profitability and the financial state of a company( Scott, 2009). This information is provided within an accounting framework to ensure neutrality, comparability and understandability for all users of financial statements. The key role is to reduce information asymmetry between the managers and stakeholders such as investors, creditors, governments, employees, consumers and the general public. These stakeholders are direct or indirect participants in the capital markets from where companies vie for finances in the form of equity or credit(Scott, 2009)....   [tags: Finance ]
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A Brief Survey of the Phenomenology of Husserl and Heidegger - A Brief Survey of the Phenomenology of Husserl and Heidegger Introduction In general terms, phenomenology is a philosophy of experience. It attempts to understand how meaning is made in human experience, and it sees our lived experience of the world as the foundation of meaning. For phenomenology, how the speaking or writing subject uses language is primary both because it is how we experience its rules and conventions, in their use, and because this is the source of semantic innovation. New meaning, novelty in the world, and the possibility of a future different from the past are some of phenomenology's defining values....   [tags: Philosophy] 2062 words
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Protection of Trade Secrets - LIST OF CASES John Richard Brady Vs. Chemical Process Equipments AIR 1987 Delhi 372 Diljeet Titus Advocates Vs. Alfred A. Adebare 1968 3 AUER 732 Market Investigation Vs. Ministry of Social Security1968 3 AUER 732 Cattle Remedies Vs. Licensing Authority 2007(2)AWC 1093 Escorts Construction Vs. Action Construction1999 PTC 36 (Del) Michael Heath Vs. Subhash Chandra 1995 PTC 300 Puneet Industrial Control Vs. Classic Electronic (1997) Supp Arb.LR 195 Del 9 Burlington Home Vs. Rajneesh Chhibber 1995 PTC (15) 278 Farm Equipments Vs....   [tags: employees, copyright, confidential]
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Is Psychotherapy More Effective When Therapist Disclose Information - “ Is Psychotherapy More Effective When Therapist Disclose Information About Themselves. ” In the world of psychology therapist raise a question whether or not they should “disclose personal information during psychotherapy. Several therapists “have suggested that therapist self-discloser can have a positive impact on treatment. From this view, self-discloser by the therapists may elicit greater discloser by the client enhancing the possibilities for client self-exploration”(e.g., Bugental, 1965, chap....   [tags: essays research papers] 1032 words
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Solving the Foreclosure Crisis - For many Americans, the foreclosure crisis was a news story on TV. For others, the crisis was a national problem to be pondered “in theory.” In my case, however, the foreclosure crisis was personal and real. In 2003, in the midst of closing my failing African American bookstore in Denver, I defaulted on my home mortgage – finding myself the target of a foreclosure process, but also of predatory lenders and investors prowling my inner-city, gentrifying neighborhood. I avoided foreclosure by agreeing to a modification plan with my bank....   [tags: Foreclosures,] 2068 words
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The Curious Case of Edward Snowden - There are many media reports available regarding classified intelligence leaks. One example is Edward Snowden’s unauthorized disclosure (UD) of classified information to the media. Snowden claims his conscience could no longer allow the US government to destroy privacy, internet freedoms, and basic liberties for Americans and others around the world (Greenwald, MacAskill, and Potras 2013). There is a range of supporters from a former United States (US) Senator, Foreign lawmakers to other various groups and US citizens that consider Snowden as a hero, or whistleblower....   [tags: Edward Snowden Coward and Traitor]
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Development of Friendship Between Roommates - Development of Friendship Between Roommates The study of relationship and friendship development has become a very popular subject for social psychologists in the past twenty years or more. Social exchange processes, equity, similarity and self-disclosure (which was constructed by social penetration theorists Irwin Altman and Dalmas Taylor), are presupposed to be the main route to relationship and friendship development. According to the article "Development of Friendship Between Roommates", there are some crucial factors for researching a study such as this one, conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles(otherwise known as UCLA)....   [tags: Friendship Essay]
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Ethics in Public Health - In the last three decades HIV/ AIDS has become the one of the most notorious and widely spread diseases in the modern world. Its discovery in the late seventies prompted worldwide concern. The one thing that has become the most bothersome thing about the HIV/ AIDS epidemic is prevention. Prevention or stopping the transmission of the diseases is hindered by factors such as: denial or non-acceptance by infected persons, unsafe sex, and non-disclosure by infected persons to their at risk sexual partner(s)....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
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Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: Annotated Bibliography - Goldfried, M.R., Burckell, L.A., & Eubanks-Carter, C. (2003). Therapist self-disclosure in cognitive-behavior therapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology, Special Issue: In Session, 59(5), 555-568. Self-disclosure plays a significant role in the bond between therapist and client. It helps in facilitating positive changes in clients and aids positive outcomes of treatment. Self-disclosure enhances motivation and expectation. The authors of this article discuss how self-disclosure within the context of cognitive-behavior theories (CBT) uses reinforcement and modeling techniques to accurately self-disclose....   [tags: Annotated Bibliography]
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The Work Spouse - Irwin Altman and Dalmas Taylor’s Social Penetration Theory provides for a deeper analysis on how relational closeness develops. A multi-layered onion model is used to depict the personality structure of an individual. Each layer constitutes perspectives and beliefs about oneself, other individuals, and the world (Griffin 114). Self-disclosure, the process by which we “peel back the layers,” is a gradual process that is motivated by what we perceive as the outcome of an interaction. The depth, level of intimacy, and breadth, the extent of self-disclosed areas, are essential to forming an intimate relationship....   [tags: Social Issues]
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Government Regulations on Pollution - Growing concerns about the environment’s well-being has become a focal point for many governments all over the world. Governments have allocated a substantial amount of resources and capital in an attempt to reduce pollution. Air pollution has led to harmful health effects and a depletion of the ozone layer. The depletion of the ozone layer results in higher levels of UVB reaching the Earth’s surface. This added UVB has been linked with increased cases of cataracts and melanoma development (epa.gov)....   [tags: environment, Richard Thaler, Cass Sunstein] 741 words
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Regulating Toxic Waste Emissions: EPCRA - I. Introduction Regulating the toxic waste emissions of polluting organizations has been a costly and time-consuming element of environmental policy for as long as there have been restrictions on these emissions. However, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), signed into law in late 1986, set forth a number of standards that required polluters to disclose information about their emissions levels to the public and started a chain of events that has led to the creation of numerous information disclosure policies....   [tags: Right-to-Know, Environmental Policy]
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Human Tissues in Medical Research - We have known the amazing benefits of human tissue in medical research. These cells have helped with some of the most important advances in the sciences. They are used to develop vaccines for rabies, smallpox, and measles or used for radiation, drugs, cosmetics and viruses research which launched a million dollar industry [ Skloot, 316]. They have been used to find the cure for multibillion people, including most of us today. However, not that many people know where are these tissues come from or the stories of the “donors” who were desperate to protect their bodily rights and property rights....   [tags: biological materials, vaccines, cells]
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Social Penetration - Social Penetration "Decisions about self-disclosure - whether to reveal one's thoughts, feelings, or past experiences to another person, or the level of intimacy of such disclosure - are part of the everyday life of most persons" (Derlega and Berg, 1987, p. ix). The decisions one makes on the issue of whether or not to self-disclose with others affects not only the types of relationships one will have with others and how they are perceived, but also how well they know themselves. Clearly, self-disclosure plays a major role in the development of close relationships....   [tags: Psychology Essays]
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How the Growth of Electronic Monitoring Has Changed Employee Expectations of Privacy in the Workplace - The use of the internet for personal pursuits in the workplace has seen phenomenal growth over the last quarter century. Along with this growth, employers and employees alike have used the internet as a tool to increase profit, manage time and facilitate communications. However, such technological advancement has its issues. The problem investigated is how the growth of electronic monitoring has changed employee expectations of privacy in the workplace. Should employees be able to use the internet for personal items while working....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Release of Information in Mental Health and Development Disability Cases - In the event of releasing any patient information it is important to make sure that all of your T’s are crossed and your I’s are dotted before the transaction is complete. However, because specialized patient records, such as Mental health or substance abuse cases, contain not only strictly medical information, but also therapeutic mental and emotional information, the release of this type of information could cause some damage to the patient (McWay, 2010, p. 227). This is why the release of information concerning this type of patient records is different from that of a patient record without delicate information in it....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Hiding Sensitive XML Association Rules via Bayesian Network - Abstract—Privacy Preserving Data Mining (PPDM) is getting attention of the researchers in different domain especially in Association Rule Mining. The purpose of the preserving association rules is to minimize the disclosing risk on shared information to the external parties. In this paper, we proposed a PPDM model for XML Association Rules (XARs). The proposed model identifies the most probable item called as sensitive to modify the original data source with more accuracy and reliability. Such reliability is not addressed before in the literature in any kind of methodology used in PPDM domain and especially in XML association rules mining....   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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Counseling: An Ethical Dilemma with HIV/AIDS - In the counseling field, it is necessary for clients to trust the therapist and be able to disclose sensitive information about themselves. Many times when a person is coming in for counseling the individual is vulnerable and looking to improve the quality of life. This is the reason why confidentiality is highly important in therapy. It is an essential piece that helps to create a rapport and relationship between the client and therapist. One area in which it is extremely important to explore confidentiality is when clients have HIV/AIDS and there is a third party involved....   [tags: Counseling ]
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Economic Liablity System of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Risk is a fact of human life. And, contemporary living has more risk of a certain kind than living in the past. Take the case of economic activities particularly now in the international context. There are definitely more and greater risks now, especially in the securities or capital market, than when barter was still the medium of economic exchange in any country in the world. The current risks are not only occasioned by the hugeness of the business or organizational entities at play , the enormity of finances that are involved, and the complexity of the transactions that are concerned – among others....   [tags: Economics] 541 words
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