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Top Five Personal Values

- Values are intangible things that are important to us, and that guide us, individually, to make decisions. Each person has a different set of values, morals, and ethics, which is the reason that each person handles a situation differently. Here, I will discuss my top 5 values, and why they are important to me. The one thing that I regard as most valuable is my religion – Christianity. I truly cherish the ability to communicate to God through prayer, because I believe that it is a very powerful phenomenon....   [tags: Personal Values]

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Development of My Personal Core Values

- Personal values are something which we develop through the course of life; they can change over time and may be influenced by our family, friends, culture, religion and the media. Personal values develop through experience and development, they impact our personal lives as well as our professional lives. This essay will look at my personal values, how they were shaped through the course of my life and the influence on my view of society and the role of the practitioner. Conclusively, I will outline my professional development by making reference to Kohl’s experiential learning model in addition, to my personal reflection on my development so far....   [tags: Personal Values]

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The Influence of Employment on Core Values

- This essay will investigate the effect of of employment upon a person's core values and ethics. Values and ethics are socialised into a person through institutions such as family, education and religion. Workplaces are encountered later in life once a persons identity with values has already developed. I choose this area of research because within my micro world I was surprised about how diversely people with different occupations behave as with peoples with the same occupation behave similarly....   [tags: business, ethics, values]

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Values & Ethics in Social Work

- “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....   [tags: morality, professional values, justice]

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What Values are Sacrificed for Freedom?

- Many personal values are sacrificed in order to maintain freedom in the country. Freedom is kept by fighting against enemies in wars. Wars take a tremendous toll on the people in the country. Many of the things sacrificed for freedom are people’s lives, freedom, money, health, and emotions. Fighting for freedom turns out to be an ironic event. It is ironic because freedom is sacrificed to guard it. Many brave men and women give up their daily lives so they can be shipped off to a place where they must follow orders and engage in combat....   [tags: Values, Freedom, war,]

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Servant Leadership and Personal Values

- Over this past semester, VUSM 101 Leading by Serving has taught me about many values. These values include Franciscan Values, Viterbo Values, Servant Leadership, and my own Personal Values. This class also taught me that each person has their own values and those values are what make you unique. These values also influence what gifts a person has. I have discovered that by evaluating my core values, I am able to interpret the gifts that I have received from God and how I will be able to use those gifts throughout my life....   [tags: franciscan values, compassion, peacemaking]

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The Importance of Moral Values

- Marissa is twenty-four years old, engaged, and a preschool teacher at a learning center. She always had thought of being a teacher but considered other jobs as well. Marissa believes in the moral value that every individual should be treated with respect and love. She also believes in the moral value of a team or group effort. Jenny is fifty-three years old, single and never married, and a telemarketer by day and a deli worker at night. Jenny’s moral commitment to animals is very strong. Marissa and Jenny are two different people, living two different lives however they have some similarities and differences about them....   [tags: Moral Values Essays]

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Money vs. Values

- Money can be misinterpreted from our values. The Bible says in 1 Timothy 6:10; “for the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils.” Money is good as long as we don’t make it evil. It can be used as a distraction or in many different ways. (add another transition sentence)Our society must learn the importance of personal, professional, and traditional values. People have many personal responsibilities such as house work, paying bills, and school to name a few. It is our responsibility as humans to clean our homes so they can be pleasant and welcoming for our visitors....   [tags: Personal Values]

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The Effects of Cultural Values on the Family

- The Effects of Cultural Values on the Family Over the last 10 decades, the culture in America has experienced a major shift in values and morals. The family has gone from a state of economic destitution during the Great Depression to a state of wealth and prosperity during the classic 50s. Major changes occurred in the family from Pre-World War II (WWII) to Post WWII. Women, including many mothers, started to work outside the home and many children were more inclined to move away from home sooner....   [tags: homemaker, working father, morals, values]

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Values in Urban Studies

- Introduction: In Urban Studies the two theoretical frameworks of positivism and standpoint ideologies hold slightly ontological and epistemological differences in the question of value free science. I will argue from a standpoint perspective that values do and should come into urban studies research because values allow us too empirically and rationally understand urban processes from the perspective of the liberation of gender and heterosexist oppression. First I will develop a working definition of positivist and standpoint frameworks....   [tags: Values Ethics Sociology]

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Three Values of Greek Society in the Odyssey

- “The world is full of wonders, but nothing is more wonderful than man.” This quote shows that the Greeks valued themselves, but also their intellect in which they know that the world about them is great. The Greeks valued beauty, art, intellect, honor, and truth; the list is long. Some of these values are shown through the story of the Odyssey, which tells of the adventures of Odysseus and his family. In order to understand Greek values and how they are portrayed in Greek society, one must examine how some values are portrayed in the Odyssey: hospitality, intellect, and beauty....   [tags: oddyssey, values, greek culture, ]

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Brutus, Cyrano, and Corazon Aquino Values

- Every person has values based on what they think is important in life. Values dress a person from the beliefs of their ancestors to civilized ideas. Although values and morals are closely connected, they are defined by some few, narrow characteristics that define a person's behavior. Morals come from systems of outside influence such as religion and politics, while values stay close to the guidelines of a person's own standards from within. Unlike customs or ideas of society, values are the choice of an individual arising from the way they were brought up....   [tags: values, morals, society rules]

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Values Believed to be Missing from the U.S.

- The values that I believe to be missing from the top 10 list of U.S. values as described in ‘Society: The Basics’ (2009) are uniqueness, liberty & justice, independence, entitlement, freedom of religion, perseverance and tolerance. Individuality- the belief that every person is unique and capable human being able to make his or her own life decisions. I don’t understand why this is not in the top 10; perhaps “Individual Achievement and Personal Success” is thought to cover this. Liberty & Justice- “…with liberty and justice for all” as our Pledge of Allegiance declares but was omitted in the listed top 10....   [tags: liberty, justice, beliefs, values]

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Patriotism: Changin Moral and Ethical Values

- Patriotism is not blindly following ones country as some politicians think. Patriotism is working to ensure our country lives up to our collective moral and ethical values both at home and abroad, as well as being critical of our country when it does not live up to those standards. Patriotism as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary is “The quality of being patriotic; love of or devotion to one's country” (“Patriotism”). That is it. It does not say you have to take any specific action like flying the flag, serve in any function such as the armed forces, or support any particular party for election....   [tags: ethical values, espionage act]

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Family Moral Values

- Many years ago, families had moral values that served a purpose in their lives. Mothers stayed at home and care for the children while dads went to work and provided for the family. In the home mothers would make the children to do their chores and homework before they could go outside and play. Back then, there were no computers or video games to play with so kids had to entertain themselves. By the end of the week, the family would go to church on Sunday. These were simple family values that build foundations for families back in the day....   [tags: family values, Parenting]

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Family Values, Personal Values

- Family Values and Unity There are so many various types of people with different ethnic backgrounds, culture and manner of living that are the cause of distinct values in a family. These families have poor, mediocre or virtuous family values, however what one may consider as a mediocre family value may seem poor to someone else and vice-versa. These family values differ from family to family world-wide. The most significant values are family unity, honesty and education. Family unity, is a family being together in blissful harmony on holidays....   [tags: Ethnicity Culture Families Values Beliefs Essays]

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Respect and Freedom: Imperative Civic Values of an American Citizen

- Imperative Civic Values of an American Citizen This essay is asking a very tough question. It wants to know what I believe is the most essential civic value of being an American. There are many civic values that are essential to being an American such as: Respecting our government, the sense of pride about being an American, Courage, Justice, Integrity, and Freedom. There are several values that stand out, these civic values include: Courage, Justice, Integrity, Respect and the one civic value that stands out the most is freedom....   [tags: patriotism, patriotic, american values]

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Othello Reflects the Context and Values of its Time

- Texts and their appropriations reflect the context and values of their times. Within Shakespeare’s Othello and Geoffrey Sax’s appropriation of Othello, the evolution of the attitudes held by Elizabethan audiences and those held by contemporary audiences can be seen through the context of the female coupled with the context of racism. The role of the female has developed from being submissive and “obedient” in the Elizabethan era to being independent and liberated within the contemporary setting....   [tags: Othello, Context, Values, shakespeare, feminism,]

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The Shift of Societal Values: An Analysis of Hero's and Their Culture

- Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Beowulf hail from different time periods and societies. Written in Middle English and Old English respectively, the authors of both epics remain unknown. However, historians know the culture and societal values would influence the authors' accounts and tales. While written in different countries and time periods, Beowulf and Sir Gawain, as heroes, are similar in morality, yet differ in religion and the definition of civility. Therefore, in order to be heroes, one ought to follow not only what their culture dictates, but they should also be moral by following a set of rules that are universally accepted as ethical....   [tags: cultural, values, moral, ethical, heros]

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Does Religion Really Effect Moral Values?

- Typically many religious people claim that ethics and morality relies on what God rules them to be and fail to see that morality can still be just as significant to a person that doesn't believe in God. Theists, followers of God presume religion to be a substantial reason for our moral conduct. Nonbelievers such as atheists are still capable of understanding the difference between what is right and wrong without religion. John, believes that if there wasn't a higher power to give us the set rules and reasons of how to behave then anything we do would be measured equally....   [tags: religion, right, wrong, moral, values]

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The Conflict of Intercultural Values in Stories by William Faulkner and James Joyce

- This literary study will analyze the conflict of intercultural values that are found within the modernist and traditionalist views represented in these two stories by William Faulkner and James Joyce. The evolving conflict of traditional values versus modern values found in early 20th century Dublin reveals the often pompous and closed society that exists within the microcosm of family life. Joyce’s main character Gabriel is a character that must face this traditional and often stuffy type of Dublin aristocracy, as her tries to reinvent himself as the modern man....   [tags: Culture, Authors, Cultural Values]

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My Values and God

- Values in life are something that are extremely important to have in my life. A value is something that a person considers to be important to themselves. Financial values vary from person to person. Not everybody wants the same lifestyle. Some people dream of having expensive cars, spacious homes and many possessions. Others search for the simple life, uncluttered by material goods. Our values influence the way we earn, spend, save, invest and spend money. Personal values are influenced by family and friends, by television and movies, and by what attracts us in the marketplace....   [tags: Religion, God's Values]

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Values And Values Of Values

- Values are the basis upon which we make our decisions and form our opinions upon. They can often be “emotionally charged and, therefore, sometimes fiercely protected” as they are developed within a “specific historical and experiential context, and are, therefore, not always readily transferable.” (Chenoweth & McAuliffe, 2012) A person’s values guide the way they their lives are led and the way in which their decisions are made. (Sielearning.tafensw.edu.au, 2015) A value may be defined as something that we hold dear, those things/qualities which we consider to be of worth....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Morality, Ethics]

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Exploring Values and Morality

- The Why's of Life Almost never did I question what I knew as "right," until one day in high school when I was faced with an angry teenage boy who aggressively challenged my beliefs by patronizing me with questions such as, "Why are you working so hard in school?" "Why are you trying to save the world?" and "Why do you even care?!" My world as I knew it suddenly became very fuzzy for a moment, but only for a moment for the questions had to be forced back into the depths of my head to be dealt with at a later time (I could not let this boy see that he had stumped me)....   [tags: Ethics Values School Essays]

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Dimensions Of Culture, Values

- Abstract We live in a world of changing global requirements. We have the ability to converse with people thousands of miles away at the blink of an eye. Although this seems and is, to most, an awesome power to be relished, it can be for some a world of confusion and frustration seeded by their own perceptions and beliefs. These barriers to cultural diversity exist because of the ways in which different cultures facilitate perceptions and beliefs regarding others and themselves. Dimensions of Culture, Values and Communication Our text describes culture as " the structure through which communication is formulated and interpreted....   [tags: Culture Diversity Values]

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Values And Values Of Values

- ... This is one of the values I hold deep to my heart. Family is very important to me. Honesty was another important value. My grandfather never sugar coated anything, he was honest and told you like it is. I am a lot like my grandfather in many ways. I also never sugar coat anything. I find it is always best to be honest however do it in a way that does not come off rude or insulting. Being honest means you have no worries about the consequences. Furthermore, being honest shows that you are a trustworthy person, you have good character and you will find that people want to be part of your life as they trust you....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Interpersonal relationship, Want]

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa´s Tokyo Sonata: Family Values in an Increasingly Modern Japan

- ... As a former director in a large company, Ryuhei expects more meaningful employment, yet struggles with accepting his fate as a simple mall janitor. All of these obstacles take their toll on the character as observed in his attitude towards the family, whether it is with his wife, or with his sons. A horrible consequence of Ryuhei’s rage presents itself when the family receives a letter from their younger son’s (Kenji) teacher asking for them to allow him to attend music school. Kenji ultimately ends up in the hospital due to his father’s overwhelming rage....   [tags: event, secrets, values, obstacles, viewer]

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My Values - Work, Family, and Friendship

- My Values - Work, Family, and Friendship Three important values that I hold, are hard work, family, and friendship. These are values that I think will make life better and easier for a person. They make me feel secure and prepared for the future. Without these values I probably wouldn't care about anything at all. My values were all influenced by my parents. The only one that I had to figure out mostly by myself, was to work as hard as I could. Hard work is something that I had to do in order to prove to myself that I was smart enough....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Values]

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Values For Making Decisions

- Values For Making Decisions Integrity From my experience, those that value integrity have a true understanding of their beliefs and consistently base their decision making on these values. This is an important quality to have because people are looking to follow a leader. I have grown up with a belief that any form of stealing is wrong. I had to apply these beliefs while working for at Loews Theatre several years ago. If an item had been found in the theatre it was up for grabs. The employees had created a finders keepers culture....   [tags: Ethics Business Personal Values Morals]

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Values Based Decision-Making

- An individual's personal, organizational, and cultural values are the foundation of their personal and professional decision-making cycle. These values form the core of that individual's moral fabric, and his actions and decisions are predicated on those beliefs. Shalom H. Schwartz defined values as "conceptions of the desirable that guide the way social actors (e.g. organizational leaders, policy-makers, individual persons) select actions, evaluate people and events, and explain their actions and evaluations" (Schwartz, 1999, pp....   [tags: Ethics Values Management]

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My Bicultural Values

- My Bicultural Values After the fall of Saigon in 1975, Vietnamese Americans became members of one of the United States' largest refugee groups. The Vietnamese came to the United States from a culture vastly different from most American cultures. My two oldest brothers were among the hundreds of thousands who escaped communist Vietnam as "Boat People" in 1984. They fled with the clothes they were wearing and my parents' wedding rings tucked inside. My family, including my parents, my older brother, my younger sister and I left Vietnam to come to the United States to reunion with my two brothers in 1994....   [tags: Values Ethics Personal Narrative]

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Family Values

- When raising a child one is taught values by their families that they feel are important for their child to have. I believe that family values consist of certain actions and qualities that are important to a family to uphold. Values that are important in my family are honesty, trust and to have respect for others. Each of these values is equally important in my family. They played a big role into making me the person I am now. Growing up in my family taught me that honesty is the best policy. When I would get into trouble as a child I would often try to lie to my mom thinking that would save me from being punished....   [tags: Morals, Ethics, personal values]

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Personal, Cultural And Organizational Values In A Global Setting

- An individual must combine the personal, organizational, and cultural values and ethics that they have learned in life to be able to succeed in a global setting. Values have been subdivided into instrumental values (modes of behavior) and terminal ones (values pursued for their own sake). Whereas terminal values are self-sufficient, and desired states of existence that a person strives to achieve (i.e., wisdom, a comfortable life, knowledge), instrumental values are modes of behaviors used day to day that help people to reach terminal values (i.e., being helpful)....   [tags: Success Values Character]

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Personal Note On Values And Values

- ... In her face I could always see her sensibility, we sometimes find ourselves looking at each other and with a smile she asks me with a nice low voice in Spanish “que paso Marisol” meaning what happened Marisol. I don’t know what to answer her sweet face makes me go blank, but sometimes I would like to tell her everything I’m feeling in that moment but I’m too embarrassed. I have never had the ability to talk to my mom about my stuff, and problems. In her face I see like I could tell her my life story but yet I don’t really know what her reactions would be....   [tags: Emotion, Mother, Value, Feeling]

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Teaching Values And Moral Values

- ... Ethical Decisions Children make sense of the world around them through stories. They use the contents of stories to depict insights to their own lives and moral dimensions. Storytelling in a classroom setting allows students to share personal experiences and gives them a chance to challenge or discuss their own ethical deliberations. (Simon and Olds, 1976) explained that children need to understand the range of possibilities for action, that there are consequences to actions and how to make choices based upon the awareness of options and consequences....   [tags: Morality, Education, Teacher, School]

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The Values Of Moral Values

- ... Neither of them have an education greater than grade school. They were forced to work and in desperation of a better life for my siblings and I they came here. The American Dream to them is to see their children be successful. Education is significant because growing up I believed school is my only way out. Education meant success. The privilege to go to college is something I can not let by. Attending college and getting a career is my way of repaying my parents for all the troubles they faced coming to the U.S....   [tags: Morality, Value, Criminal justice, Value theory]

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Human Values And Moral Values

- ... Only when we become adults we start to realize how our moral standards are forced upon us by surroundings such as family, school, or religion; and we begin to rationally evaluate and searched them where seem to contain inconsistencies or inadequacies, or being biased against particular groups: Morality is now essentially based on universal standards that impartially take into account the interests of all people. The psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg, for example has concluded on the basis of his more than twenty years of research, that there is a sequence of six identifiable stages in the development of a person 's ability to deal with moral issues as dictated by a person 's values....   [tags: Morality, Kohlberg's stages of moral development]

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Social Values in King Lear

- In King Lear, Shakespeare portrays a society whose emphasis on social class results in a strict social hierarchy fueled by the unceasing desire to improve one’s social status. It is this desire for improved social status that led to the unintentional deterioration of the social hierarchy in King Lear. This desire becomes so great that Edmund, Goneril, Reagan and Cornwall were willing to act contrary to the authority of the social hierarchy for the betterment of their own position within it. As the plot unfolds, the actions of the aforementioned characters get progressively more desperate and destructive as they realize their lack of success in attaining their personal goals....   [tags: William Shakespeare, social values, social hierarc]

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Values, Culture, And Values

- ... With this in mind, I have decided to further my research and answer questions that have come up after looking further into my interviews. My main questions I am researching are, what does “family” mean to different people of different cultures, and what importance does it have in their lives. Literature Review When searching for outside information on my research question, I focused on three main areas; German, Hmong, and American family values. In order to answer my question, I decided to look at where my two interviewees views on family stem from, and then compare how they have changed based on being exposed to American values of family at the same time....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, Family, Value]

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America 's Values : American Values

- ... Since each individual is responsible for their own life, where they finish by the end of it is up to them. Lastly, with individuality comes value placed on privacy. Americans expect that everyone needs time alone in their daily lives to restore their energy. If one says they need time alone, the feeling is understood, and respected. Closely associated with individualism comes equality. Beginning with the United States Declaration of Independence, the belief that “all men are created equal” has had a significant influence on American society....   [tags: United States, Barack Obama]

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The Values Of The Family

- ... Media also distances the family. Through it the people of the family consume themselves with television and all of its encompassed violence thereby losing valuable time one could spend with family. Therefore, assaults on the family are not always direct; they are stealthy and take on various forms such as through forms of media. In today 's society, many look upon marriage as merely as document and do not value its sanctity. God says, “let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous” (Bible, Hebrews 13:4)....   [tags: Sociology, Marriage, Morality, Value]

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The Values Of The Government

- I am writing this paper because it is important to discuss the values that play a role in the government as well as discussing how and why our government works. I will soon be a voting citizen and I need to be more informed on how my government affects me and how today’s present government came into being. Government could not survive without the people’s belief that the system will work. They must believe that the power of the government is for their common benefit. That we all work together for the common good....   [tags: Separation of powers, Executive, Judiciary]

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Values in Sports

- Earlier this January, one of the largest performance enhancing drug scandals in the history of sports became public. Lance Armstrong, a former 7 time consecutive winner of the Tour de France, admitted in Oprah’s televised interview that he consumed banned substances in competitive cycling races. One of the main reasons Armstrong listed for his illegal drugs use, was the desire to win at any cost; to compete at the highest possible level. The definition of compete, according to the New Oxford American Dictionary, means to “strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others who are trying to do the same”....   [tags: Doping, Lance Armstrong, Drug Scandals]

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My Values vs the Values of Bilbo Baggins

- In the Hobbit there are fourteen main characters as well as many other characters that help along the way. The characters are Gandalf the Wizard, Mr. Bilbo Baggins, Throrin Oakensheild, Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, Gloin, Fili, Kili, Bombur, Bifur, Bofur, Dwalin, and Balin. Gandalf is a wizard that helps the dwarves in their various journeys. He knows more than he reveals to the dwarves and everyone else and he knows that the hobbit can help the dwarves in their quest. That hobbit is Mr. Bilbo Baggins....   [tags: Hobbit, Tolkien]

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The Values And Sense Of Right And Wrong

- As adolescents, our values and sense of right and wrong are influenced and developed by the culture we are exposed to. Because we are in constant contact with a particular culture, we develop our values and sense of right and wrong as seen fit for that time and place. In addition, we are also often taught to condemn ethnocentrism, thinking that one’s views, values, or standards are superior to others. Rather than being ethnocentric, we are taught to be open minded to the values and practices of cultures different from ours....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Value, Cultural relativism]

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Personal Values Of The University Of Missouri

- Personal values are important in every person’s life, no matter their profession. They exemplify who we are. These values can provide us with a path for the type of life we aspire to lead. Through personal values we can figure out what is important to us and use that to have a successful life, whether this is emotionally, financially or in any other ways. Many institutions have core values that exemplify what the institution as a whole stands for. Institutions use their core values to guide their decisions and they are shared, adopted and believed by the entire institution....   [tags: Morality, Decision making]

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Ethics, Values and Leadership in Business

- ... King emphasized that organizations need to take into account the environment, social impacts and profit for internal stakeholders. The internal stakeholders would be the employees, stakeholders and managers. As part of the sustainability of a business in terms of ethics and values, businesses that have a good ethical conduct also undertake the responsibility of corporate governance. Social responsibility is one of the most important factors when it comes to performing and undertaking the correct ethics and values of the business in order to promote the sustainability of the business....   [tags: business management, sustainability]

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The Mixture Of Modernization With Historical Values

- ... As contemporary African cities become increasing prevalent in Western and Sub-Saharan Africa the ability and desire to practice traditional marriage and love lessens. This ability lessens because women are able to enter the labor force, and women also experience less societal pressure to maintain traditional values. Therefore, even if women enter the labor market of rural villages, the autonomy of living in a city changes the options and repercussions. The essence of autonomy and its tendency towards untraditional marriage and love is best displayed in “modern” women Esi and Hawa....   [tags: Sociology, Marriage, Village, City]

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Cultural Values Of The Republic Of Korea

- Every community in the world has its identity and a particular way in which it bases its values. Modes of behavior are what can be used to understand any particular social group. Culture varies from one community to the other; some communities have similar cultural values. It is therefore very important to keep in mind, recognize and respect a community’s culture in any given time in the presence of that particular community to avoid disagreements. The Republic of Korea has a very rich culture, very distinctive from most of the other communities in the world....   [tags: Religion, Christianity, Culture, Korean language]

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Are Values Subjective or Objective?

- The debate whether values are subjective or objective is unwise one, for both subjective and objective aspects of values. This is because objective facts are your subjective values. This means we make judgement or choices based on things that are there or being offered to us, therefore values are both subjective and objective. Value is the wish that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or utility of something or principles or standards of behaviour; one's opinion of what is significant in life ....   [tags: moral law, judgement, life]

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Core Values of the Air Force

- Earlier in March 2014 the senior leadership of the Air Force, to include the Secretary of the Air Force, the Chief of Staff, and the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, made a statement to all airmen. They stated that “being an Airman is more than a job, when we voluntarily raised our right hands and took an oath to support and defend the Constitution, we became members of the profession of arms”, they also said that along with our profession of arms we are given and accept a sacred trust given to us by the American people, that to be worthy of this trust we must “build our lives and shape our service on the foundation of our core values”, and that when Airmen fail to live up to our core...   [tags: responsibility, respect, integrity, ]

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Values

- The importance of values can not be overstated, they shape our intrinsic motivation (Kollmuss, & Agyeman, 2002, p.251). The significance of looking at values allows us to see the inter-workings behind peoples actions. Too often society sees the natural environment as something available for our use, a set of resources to be consumed(Cohen, 2006, p.13). Our system of values causes great environmental destruction, only a change in the priority of our values will allow us to counter this trend. Our western values and American values in particular are very inward looking as a country and individually....   [tags: Ethics, Individualism]

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How an Individual Reconciles Values

- We follow multiple values ethics, cultural, organizational, and personal with different perspectives and diverse proficiency. The question is which values is a priority, do any values represent a correct standard, and should we accept that they can and will differ. The answer to these questions depends on the individual driving force behind their actions. One must also understand how these values fit together and how to prioritize their values. In order to achieve this endeavor an individual would need to reconcile each of these values ethics, cultural, organizational, and personal in a global setting....   [tags: Ethics]

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The Selection And Formation Of Values

- According to the Oxford Dictionary, values are defined as “principles or standards of behavior; one’s judgment of what is important in life.” The interesting thing to note here is that the selection or formation of values is directly linked with one’s judgment. In other words, values are formulated based upon personal views and ideas that one determines to be important in life. In like manner, one’s educational philosophy is articulated when they evaluate and determine what values are most essential in the teaching process that will govern and define them as a teacher....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Learning styles]

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Plagiarism and the Deterioration of Ethical Values

- What comes to ones mind when we think about plagiarism, according to Webster-Merriams’ dictionary plagiarism is “the act stealing and passing off (the ideas and words of others) as ones own” (Webster-Merriam). Webster seems to have left a little something out, plagiarism is not just the act of stealing ones work, it is also the result of ethical deterioration of academic integrity. In discussion of plagiarism, a controversial issue is whether plagiarism is taken serious enough and what the severity of the outcomes are for plagiarizing....   [tags: Plagiarism Essays]

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Authenticity Is Not Constituted By Standard Values

- Vanning and William have illustrated that authenticity of self is a method of social control through which a set of qualities are brought forth that represents the particular ideals of the time. Therefore, authenticity is not constituted by standard values, but adopts a new ideal according to the social and cultural context (Vannini and Williams 2009, p.3). Accordingly, Authenticity is defined as being consistently “true to oneself” and subsequently, societal institutions and values such as jobs, functions or roles shouldn’t contribute in defining the individual....   [tags: Sociology, Symbolic interactionism, Individualism]

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Role of Family Values and Poverty

- Family values and the amount of income a family provides for their child will determine how a child’s personality will develop as they mature in to adulthood. A large percentage of children that are brought up in a broken home or a family in poverty are more likely to commit crimes later in life and go to prison. According to Robert Rector, “Children from single parent homes are far more likely to get involved in crime than those growing up in traditional homes due to poverty.” Marriage can be the greatest weapon against children dealing with poverty in an unstable household....   [tags: Child Future, Criminal Life]

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Core Values Of A Group Leader

- ... Furthermore, because of things that were occurring it was unjust and unethical and people were being harmed because they were not being taking care of and the people in charge were not ethical in their conduct or behavior and they should have been fired immediately from the nursing home. Example 2: As a member of a softball team, not necessarily a group leader, we had a game that we needed to win to move on farther in competition, but, during one particular game I got hurt and they told me that I would need to sit out the rest of the game....   [tags: Ethics, Sociology, Group dynamics, Psychology]

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Values and Actions of a Role Model

- A role model is an individual that one aspires to be like in the present or the future. Role models can be a celebrity or someone we connect with on a daily bases. In addition, there are several characteristics a role model should possess, such as: Moral, confidence, hardworking, respectful, optimistic and creative (Freddie, 2014). There are different types of role models in society today, who play great social roles. These are individuals who are prestigious and willing to help others find success as well....   [tags: Role Model Essays]

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The Moral And Values Purpose Of Religion

- As for the moral and values purpose of religion, Buddhism is probably one of the best examples. Buddhism was founded by the Indian prince Siddhartha Gautama, aka “Buddha”. He was born a man of privilege and prestige, but eventually after taking in all the benefits of living in the lap of luxury, he abandoned his position as prince. After leaving his old life and family behind, he became a wandering ascetic, searching for the meaning of life and the ideal path to follow within it. Once six years of aimless wandering passed, he took refuge near a deer park where he gained a sudden philosophical insight into nature’s true reality, which he deemed the “Four Noble Truths”: 1....   [tags: Gautama Buddha, Buddhism, Theravada]

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Values, Beliefs, And Patterns Of Behavior

- Culture is the distributed set of values, beliefs, and patterns of behavior that are general to group of people. The culture of the company will state how the firm will conduct its business. The culture will encompass employees and client. An organization needs to have people working for them with equal vision and mission that the company has implemented. The organization requires people to have similar moral values with the company. Generally culture is examined in the collection of people that encircles diversity in the organization....   [tags: The Culture, Culture, Sociology, Value]

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Personal Note On Ethics And Values

- ... I believe that individuals should have morals, ethics and have values to conquer a mission like this. It is good to have everyone’s perspective on who they believe is a good leader and can who would be better suited for a particular job. I personally don’t think that I would have chosen the chief to go up to space because like another team said, not sure if he would make it up in good health. As a team we decided that he could bring wisdom to this visit and be able to bring everyone together....   [tags: Leadership, Ethics, Management, Value]

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Personal Values And Personal Ethics

- Conventionally most businesses and personal ethics target the important segments throughout people 's lives. As we all know personally and business always entwines at some point of time in life. Morality is something that we all have to apply in our lives. To do so we must be true to ourselves and know how to place the right from the wrongs so we can be equal. In business morality is easy in my eyes, it 's simplicity, yes or no, right or wrong. But when it comes to our lives it 's hard to apply morality due to always wanting our lives to go right without problems....   [tags: Decision making, Ethics, Culture, Morality]

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Reflection of Values and What Matters

- Everyone is different, and with different people come different values. We all can’t come to one understanding of what should be an “important” value to everyone because we cannot see eye to eye one what we should value. There are many variables that create the difference between everyone’s values, whether it’s their past, future, morals, family, cultural, or life lessons. Being a young adult, I believe I’ve managed to find what I value in my life at this point where my life has brought me. I’ve come to appreciate things that I cannot hold on to....   [tags: time, respect, relationship, things]

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Victorian Values on Sex and Sexuality

- James Joyce sets A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man in the Victoria Age. The Double Standard of Morality by Josephine Butler and Victorian Theories of Sex and Sexuality by Elizabeth Lee give us insight into ideas people had about sex and sexuality during the Victorian era. We see that sex was considered an unavoidable part of life. Sex was “man [and] woman's ultimate goal” (Lee). Victorians believed that “the essence of right and wrong [was.…] dependent on sex” (Lee). Meaning that how you were publicly known or not known for your sexual actions was how you were viewed as either good or bad....   [tags: Literature, Victorian Age, James Joyce]

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Important Values to Instill in Children

- ... Allowing children to be creative and express them selves is very important, giving children the materials to be creative is important. Not just arts and crafts materials, but imanative play materials, cognative materials such as puzzels. Making sure children are given every opertunity to release their creative juices and express themselfs is important. Making sure to keep your temper with children is also very important, children are curious by nature they are going to ask you questions, lots of questions, but it important you keep your temper, answering children patiently, and with a smooth voice....   [tags: joy, freedom, play]

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Values Portrayed in Popular Media

- While values portrayed in popular media can be educational and entertaining nevertheless the character traits of humility and submissiveness presented are based on the abilities and understanding of man. Harmless biblical parents may think, but of late some of these programs have moved into areas that have a subliminal message that opposes Gods core values. The area of concern portrayed in popular media of family values should set off alarms in our hearts and souls as parents. Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917 – 2005) explains the theory about the ecology of human development the important role this influence has on the social and the behavior training on the young developing child (Lang, 2005)....   [tags: Parenting ]

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Family Values And The Family

- ... The rest of my siblings and I are fully related. No two families have the exact same values, beliefs and traditions. Religion, for example, is something that most people base their values, beliefs and traditions on. Christians base their beliefs on the bible. They believe that their faith and believing in the bible and God are the key to going to heaven. Islamic people believe that Judaism and Christianity messed up the messages of the prophets; Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. Hinduism has no founder and has many different beliefs and traditions....   [tags: Family, Mother, Nuclear family, Father]

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Jeans: A Reflection of American Values

- Jeans: A Reflection of American Values Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis did not know they were creating an American legacy when they patented the process for riveting pants on May 20, 1873, nor did they get to see the enduring influence of their product before their deaths in the early 1900’s ("Levi Strauss & Co. Timeline"). Nevertheless, since their creation, denim jeans have become symbolic of various American sentiments over the years: the romanticizing of the American West, the social rebellion of countercultures, and a paradoxical preoccupation with individuality....   [tags: Clothing]

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Morals, Ethics, Values And The Environment

- Morals, Ethics, Values and the Environment Environmental problems allow us to draw upon many different principles in moral reasoning. There is natural world at our disposal and as human beings we must decide our duties to preserve it (Douglas & DeCosse, 2009). Three classic ethical principles The ethical principles of solidarity, sufficiency and justice; which can be traced back to many different sources including religious teachings, Greek philosophy and reflection on the experiences of humanity, can be used to guide us approaching environmental problems....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Natural environment, Environment]

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The Values Of Integrity And Courage

- Character and Wisdom Character and wisdom are pillars in resilient leaders. These pillars do not come easily and are the culmination of several other factors. Those factors are what make up the bulk of the dialogue by Robert Dees (2013) in chapters 3 and 4 of his book Resilient Leaders. Building off of his discussion of resilient leadership being selfless service over time from a basis of character and competence, he points out exactly what is needed to form that necessary character and competence (Dees, 2013)....   [tags: Virtue, Positive psychology, Leadership]

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The Values Behind The Lion King

- ... I call it a goal. Everybody has their own way of finding this goal, and it may take years, days, or even seconds. A goal is a passion that we cling to, no matter what your age is. Once upon a time we became astronauts, film makers, doctors, and or even entrepreneur who would sell lemonade in front their houses. On the other hand, we spend our days, mimicking our parents’ every move, or playing make believe with our friends, in a way it sparks a passion. Some of us go off to college to pursue and perfect this goal, but to some it is a natural talent....   [tags: The Lion King, Timon and Pumbaa, Simba, Elton John]

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The Values, Attitudes, Beliefs, And Behaviors

- ... Marriages generally occur according to customary forms, whether Hindu, Sikh, or Muslim. The ceremonies vary by caste and region, but generally they symbolically represent the ideal that a marriage is a free gift of the girl from the girl 's family to the groom, with nothing taken back in exchange. Expenses of the wedding are borne by the girl 's parents, and substantial gifts by way of dowry are given by the parents to the girl to take with her to her new house. They should be enough to provide for her upkeep (or the equivalent of it) for two or three years....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Punjabi people, Mother]

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Presidential Candidates : Ethics And Values

- ... He proposes ideas painted as a target at building the country but many have questioned on the real purpose of such drastic steps he intends to make such as closing the border with Mexico by building a wall. Opponents of Mr. Trump feel he is on a mission to advance an inherent agenda taking advantage of his substantial wealth and media success to drive a racist, white race superiority battle through a segregate policy, thinly veiled as precautionary security measures to hoodwink the population that he actually means well for the country....   [tags: United States, President of the United States]

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Values in Contemporary Social Work

- Shared values are essential in the creating a successful relationship between the client and social worker. Social workers operate within society, not only to assist the individual but to create a more cohesive society. Values and ethics permeate the whole of social work practice and the society within which it practices (Shardlow 1989). Values are afforded a high position within social work, this is highlighted in: “Social work is a professional activity. Implicit in its practice are ethical principles which prescribe the professional responsibility of the social worker” (British Association of Social Workers (BASW) Code of Ethics)....   [tags: British Social Workers]

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Personal Values : Value Objectivity

- ... By doings so you might bring harm to the client and open up your chances of be brought against the board. The ACA 2014 Code of Ethics state: If an apparent violation has substantially harmed or is likely to substantially harm a person or organization and is not appropriate for informal resolution or is not resolved properly, counselors take further action depending on the situation. Such action may include referral to state or national committees on professional ethics, voluntary national certification bodies, state licensing boards, or appropriate institutional authorities (I.2.b....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Business ethics, Abortion]

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Values Portrayed in Popular Media

- While values portrayed in popular media can be educational and entertaining nevertheless the character traits of humility and submissiveness presented are based on the abilities and understanding of man. Harmless biblical parents may think, but of late some of these programs have a subliminal message that opposes Gods core values. Biblical parents should speak about biblical values in regards to what their children watch and hear because mainstream media erodes the values of humility and submission to society....   [tags: Media]

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What Beliefs And Values Do

- What beliefs and values do contemporary adults apply to marriage. Today’s society battles for and against individualism, has scattered gender roles, and unobtainable ideals towards romance and marriage as well as the all too common occurrence of divorce. Many researchers have searched for the meaning and values behind marriage in an individualistic perspective as well as societal; yet, as time evolves, so do these specific beliefs and values. By understanding the development of these beliefs, one hopes to define the behaviors that develop towards marriage as well as how we, as complex human beings, define the values of such a popular covenant in today’s society (Hall, 2006)....   [tags: Sociology, Psychology, Quantitative research]

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Language And Values And Beliefs

- A few of the most important elements of culture that I identify myself with would be language and values and beliefs. Language is the medium in which societies all over the world can communicate with one another. For example, in Ecuador, the language of Spanish is the means in which everyone can communicate with one another and share their beliefs and values with one another. Language allows us to be able to pass down culture from one time period to the next, which is called cultural transmission....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, The Culture, Value]

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Subjectivity Theory: Values are Subjective

- Many value judgments are subjective as they are based on personal principles. Most societies don’t share the same views because they reflect personal preferences rather than objective facts (Pojman & Fieser). Values are not universal; people don’t share the same views or opinions because of the individual’s experiences in life which lead to them forming their own opinions on certain matters. This results in a different value to another person who has had a similar experience but formed a different judgment (Ethical Subjectivism - By Branch / Doctrine - The Basics of Philosophy)....   [tags: moral principles, philosophy]

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