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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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The Importance and Use of Disclosure - ... (200S) reports that investors and analysts seek more useful and predictive information disclosure. Indeed, they promote transparency in financial reporting and affect litigation. The information content conveyed by a forecast can be classified as one of three categories. Good-news forecasts exceed market expectations, bad-news forecasts fall short of these expectations, and confirming forecasts corroborate those expectations. Researchers find different results of the forecast news in different period....   [tags: additional information to financial statements] 1872 words
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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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Depth, Desire, Determination, and Disclosure - ... Nobody ever uttered a word. There was not a single person who had the time or the permission to hurt the equanimity of others by pursuing any form of communications, even gestures or sign languages. Trying hard not to commit the mistake of disturbing the composure of others and in turn harm our own calmness, every one of us always kept our head down facing the ground. It was like all of us were searching something invaluable on the ground below us, “Ourselves”. I was seventeen when I decided to spend those valuable ten days of my life for Vipashana Meditation....   [tags: stare, together, alwam, journey] 535 words
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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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Congruence of Counselor Self-Disclosure and Perceived Effectiveness - The first research article I read for this assignment was Congruence of Counselor Self-Disclosure and Perceived Effectiveness by Scott J. Nyman, and Timothy K. Daugherty. This journal article documents an empirical study conducted by Scott Nyman and Timothy Daugherty examining the effect of counselor self-disclosure on the relationship between counselor and client. Counselors and researchers differ in their opinions regarding the use of self-disclosure. Some consider it a means to establishing a more effective relationship with patients, especially those from “diverse backgrounds or alternate lifestyles”(Nyman p.269) While others view counselor self-disclosure as having “potentially ha...   [tags: article review and analysis]
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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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How 'Talking the Talk' Influences Disclosure in Teen Therapy - ... Counselors Two counselors, a 50 year-old woman and a 26 year-old woman provided counselling. The first counselor has a master's degree in special education and experience in guidance counselling; the second counselor has a doctoral degree in guidance counselling. Both were regularly employed in the public schools. Counselor A was asked to conduct all interviews in Standard English, whereas Counselor B was instructed to use street talk liberally. Counselor B got training in using street talk in an interview and was judged to be proficient in this task by 3 senior counselors....   [tags: psychological analysis] 615 words
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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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Ethical Dilemma of Partner Disclosure in HIV/AIDS - ... Non-disclosure can often affect healthcare and management of the persons’ disease as the fear of dependents finding out will require the individual to hide taking the medication and use personal funds to pay for treatment to avoid the medical insurance company from informing co-dependants (Alonzo & Renolds 1995). Another important issues that is associated with failure to disclose ones status is that individuals may not introduce safer sex as this may lead to questions that could expose the affected individual....   [tags: south africa, population] 583 words
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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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The Importance of Integrated Reports in South Africa - ... However, stakeholder perspective pays more attention to responsibility over profitability. The shareholder value supporters think that a company’s success should be measured by these things, such as share price, dividends and economic profits. They don’t believe social responsibility is a matter for an organization and they insist that society is served by companies pursuing self-interest and economic efficiency. Although the shareholders know the demands on stakeholders, they don’t think it is the company’s purpose to serve them....   [tags: public disclosure] 1953 words
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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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Case Solutions on Company Disclosure Decisions and Indicators of Financial Health - ... If in case, appropriate instalment sales techniques are being used, then sales under these new program will be beneficial on the current year’s revenue and profitability, as only a portion of amount on sales will be paid and recognized. Thus, there will be no change in the investors’ attitude towards the company and the stock price will continue to decrease. By using the traditional accounting treatment, entire profit and revenue from each piece of new equipment sold under this program will be disclosed in the current years’ income statement....   [tags: economy, accoutning, profit] 929 words
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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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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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Interpersonal Relationships in the Workplace - Interpersonal Relationships are one of the most important things in business and everyday life. A positive interpersonal relationship provides countless opportunities while a negative interpersonal relationship limits opportunities. Interpersonal relationships can be built with many different forms of communication but self-concept and self-disclosure play two of the biggest roles in forming positive interpersonal working relationships. Self-concept can be described as how a person views themselves....   [tags: Self-Concept, Self-Disclosure] 518 words
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The Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting: Bega´s Current Accounting Practice of Property, Plant and Equipment - Overview of the report This report analyses the disclosures of objective of general purpose financial reporting and the qualitative characteristics of useful financial information according to The Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting. It investigates Bega’s current accounting practice of Property, Plant and Equipment in accordance with AASB 116 Property, Plant and Equipment, and how it satisfies the objective of general purpose financial reporting and the qualitative characteristics of useful financial....   [tags: financial statements, disclosure] 2075 words
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The Collective Action Problem: The Number One Problem Affecting Shareholders - ... For shareholders these are extremely advantageous because the cost is much lower than doing it on their own, but for the corporate management its is a costly annoyance that may infringe of their autonomy. For these reasons the rule provides a number of specific grounds to permit corporations to exclude shareholder-requested matter from the corporation’s proxy solicitation materials Shareholder proposals must satisfy certain formal criteria. They must state: The identity of the shareholder (14a-8(b)(1)) – Must have continuously held at least $2,000 in market value, or 1%, of the company’s securities entitled to vote for at least 1 year by the date of submission of the proposal; the number...   [tags: using proxies, disclosure requirements] 1636 words
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Importance of Communication in Relationships - Communication plays a significant role in a relationship. Communication is one of the most important traits that relationships must possess in order to be successful. The lack of communication within a relationship will more than likely result in the relationship coming to an end. Oftentimes relationships fall apart because the two parties fail to communicate to resolve problems and important issues regarding their commitment to one another. Self-disclosure Self-disclosure is one of the greatest ordeals in any relationship....   [tags: Self-Disclosure, Listening, Initiation]
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The Medical Industry has Come a Long Way Since the Movie, Whose Life is It Anyway - ... Mr. Harrison had no autonomy and surely had no patient disclosure or consent. Having everything disclosed to us, as our rights as patients, is what is expected with anything that people are going to be doing to our bodies. I understand that Mr. Harrison went through some unbelievable trauma, but that fact that he was not told that he would be a quadriplegic is trauma within itself. He went on for months thinking that he would be getting better. Medical industry is so complex and I can understand where both sides are coming from....   [tags: patients, physicians, disclosure]
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The Era of Social Media - ... However, the era of social media only started about 20 years later. Bruce and Susan Abelson developed “Open Diary” at that time and were used to gather online diary writers into one community. At the same time, the term “weblog” was used until one blogger jokingly transformed the noun “weblog” into the sentence “we blog”. High-speed Internet access raised the popularity of the concept which later social networking sites were created; first ones were MySpace (in 2003) and Facebook (in 2004). There are 2 concepts related to the term “Social Media”, they are named in conjunction: Web 2.0 and User Generated Content (UGC)....   [tags: crowdsourcing, self-disclosure, networking] 872 words
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Ethics and Professional Issues in Nursing - ... (Griffith.R, Tengnah.C. p 130 2010) The first issue in question is does Sam have the same rights to confidentiality as an adult over the age of eighteen even though she is only fifteen. Competence plays a big part in if Sam can consent to her treatment from here on if she chooses to not disclose the possible pregnancy from her mother. One of the first things that she would have to consent to would be a pregnancy test. Because Sam is under the age of 18 different rules must be taken into consideration....   [tags: consent, disclosure, issues, skills] 2334 words
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Facebook’s Non-Compliance with Canadian Privacy Laws - ... The complainant would have to proceed taking the case to court where it can actually be enforced. This current process carries the characteristics of tort law. Some would argue, regulation is not needed because citizens are able to sue businesses on the grounds of tort. Users are able to file complaints and bring on lawsuits against Facebook, however this leads to causation problems and is backwards looking. The purpose of regulation is to protect those who can’t protect themselves. Once damage has been made, the harm cannot be undone....   [tags: disclosure, regulations, risk] 1757 words
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Board Composition , Firm Characteristics, and Voluntary Disclosure: The case of Jordanian Firms Listed on the Amman Stock Exchange - In their classical propositions of the perfect capital market, Modigliani and Miller (1958, 1963) assume that management act exclusively on behalf of shareholders. Thus, there is no information asymmetry because insiders (management) and outsiders (shareholders/investors) have the same information about the firm’s future investment opportunities. Contrary to Modigliani and Miller (1958, 1963), the empirical evidence provided by Jensen and Mekling (1976) and Myers (1977), suggest that management may set their personal interests ahead of those of shareholders, which leads to a conflict of interest problem between the two parties....   [tags: shareholders, organization managements]
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Issues in Qantas Airways - ... Further it causes information asymmetry, uncertainty, possibilities of litigation (Buskirk, Rogers and Zechman 2011, p. 2166) and breach of Qantas’s Shareholder Communications Policy (Qantas 2013, p. 68). Such non-disclosures defeat the utility, understandability and comparability of financial statements and primary object of AASB of giving stakeholders like shareholders relevant, useful and complete information to enable better decision making. It may stimulate distrust amongst investors and lenders constraining Qantas’s ability to raise capital therefore existing shareholders will need to finance greater portions of Qantas’s operations and forgo healthier investments....   [tags: internal operation, disclosure] 1716 words
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The law of Contempt - ... Section 1 of this Act creates a ‘strict liability rule’ and it defines what is meant by ‘strict liability’. “The 1981 Act lays down a ‘strict liability’ ruler which means that a journalist can be guilty of contempt even although he did not mean to interfere with the course of justice. The risk of committing contempt under the strict liability rule applies only to a publication which creates a substantial risk that the course of justice in the proceedings in question will be seriously impeded or prejudiced.” (McInnes, Rosalind/ Scots Law for Journalists) In section 2 of the Act, it is also made clear that the strict liability rule will only apply to publications from the time proceedings...   [tags: restraining media, information disclosure] 1423 words
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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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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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Reaction to Gender and Communication in Social Work Education - ... Little girls work and interact within small homogeneous boys-girls groups and make supportive comments whereas boys go for bigger groups and make challenging comments. When they group up, these patterns continue and sometimes misunderstandings occur due to such differences. Women nod head to encourage speaker whereas men consider it to be a gesture for agreement. Men do not nod and women consider they are not listening. Women tend to use questions to continue or start off a conversation and men think it is because of less knowledge of women....   [tags: male, female, eye contact, self-disclosure] 849 words
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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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the Internet-Enhanced Self-Disclosure Hypothesis by Valkenburg and Peter - As defined by Baron and Branscombe (2011), self-esteem refers to an individuals overall attitude toward themselves, or sense of self worth. A major influencer of self-esteem is social connectedness, or an individual’s sense of belongingness to his or her social environments and networks (Lee & Robbins, 1998). For example, being excluded or ignored by ones peers is said to be psychologically painful, therefore causing reduction in self-esteem (Baron & Branscombe, 2011). Thus, social connectedness and self-esteem can be considered to be positively associated....   [tags: individuals, self-esteem, social connectedness] 2301 words
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How Risk Disclosures Are Used by Investors to Make Decisions - ... The other part of risk disclosure is identifying every sentence with risk related keywords identified from a sample of 100 randomly selected annual reports (Kravet and Mushu, 2011). From the authors test the coefficient between changes in risk disclosure and changes in stock return is determined to be 0.852 which is the second highest after the coefficient of changes in the overall market return volatility, this coefficient tells us that even though there are many other factors that lead to a change in the stock return changes in risk disclosures have a direct relation to the change in the stock return, telling us that....   [tags: financial investments] 982 words
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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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HIPAA Minimum Necessary Standard Violations - ... • MNS does not apply to provider requests for information relating to treatment/evaluation. (Regents of Univeristy of California, 2008) • It is better to ask your supervisor if you are unsure before proceeding Rational: The Employee’s should understand the less PHI that is extracted from a medical record the less chance of exposure of information to a recipient who does not need or require the information. Patient Access to Medical Records The patient has the right to inspect and receive a copy of their Health Record....   [tags: disclosures, employees, records] 576 words
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Three Types of Stigma Related to HIV - ... The fear of being stigmatized and facing discrimination was one of the primary factors preventing many people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH) from disclosing their serostatus (Sowell & Phillips, 2010; Rujumba et al., 2012). Moreover, the degree of social devaluation (e.g., stigma) associated with HIV across different social contexts may reduce the likelihood that disclosure will be beneficial (Mishra et al., 2009). HIV disclosure may simply be riskier in some social contexts, where discloser attributes (e.g., gender and sexual orientation), confidant attributes (e.g., HIV knowledge), and societal policies (e.g., disclosure laws) can each serve to increase HIV stigma and, thereby, affect disc...   [tags: AIDS, psychological and behavioral studies] 1141 words
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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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The Equality Act and Employment Detriment - ... 43C allows the employee to make the disclosure to someone who does not necessarily have to be his or her employer. From this information the Tribunal declared that the employer need not be the same person as the previous employer. This shield which protects detriment is, in the view of the EAT is that it must be, evidently connected to his or her own existing employment, because otherwise the claimant could not as a worker suffer any detriment. Under S.43C, a protected disclosure does not relate to the employer or the employer’s business, and does not have to be made to the employer....   [tags: case analysis] 1085 words
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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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Light House PLC- Sustainability Reporting Practice - LIGHT HOUSE PLC SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING PRACTICE In Sri Lanka Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Guidelines on Sustainability Reporting, is considered as the best practice for corporate sustainability reporting. However very few companies in Sri Lanka follow these (GRI) guidelines and their reports are prepared with the minimum application level of the (GRI) guidelines. On the other hand many of the companies only made disclosures relating to sustainability reporting practices in their annual reports in which their social and environmental impacts are included....   [tags: Sri Lanka, Global Reporting Initiative, Reporting]
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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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