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Work Ethic and Success of America and Its Citizens

- ... A man took the bus home from the graveyard shift, bone-tired but dreaming big dreams for his son. And in tight-knit communities across America, fathers and mothers will tuck in their kids, put an arm around their spouse, remember fallen comrades, and give thanks for being home from a war that, after twelve long years, is finally coming to an end. Tonight, this chamber speaks with one voice to the people we represent: it is you, our citizens, who make the state of our union strong.’’ The high school graduation rate in the USAccording to’s January 2014 update, the U.S....   [tags: obama, graduation, defense]

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Ethic In Business: A Case Study

- This paper is an analysis of the closing of Speedy Motors Company's assembly plant in Eastland, Michigan and what might have been done differently. Speedy Motors Company (SMC) gave less than a month notice before they laid off nearly 2,000 workers and closed the facility. This facility had been providing jobs for the community for over 20 years. Terms of the close, the plant should feel morally obligated to provide at least 60 days notice. "The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act is a federal law requiring employers to provide workers, their unions, and state and local government officials sixty days advance notice of any plant closing or mass layoff"....   [tags: Ethic Case Study Analysis Auto Speedy Motors]

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Personal Communication Ethic

- Personal Communication Ethic I feel that that the best way to persuade people is with your ears — by listening to them. Feeling this way, I based my personal communication ethic on listening. If all you do is talk, then you probably don't have too many friends. I know that when I am interrupted in mid-sentence I feel like punching the other person. I feel as if the other person doesn't give a care in the world about what I think, and not only does that take away any respect I had for that person, but it hurts my feelings....   [tags: Ethics Communication Skills Speech Essays]

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The protestant ethic

- Who would probably get the six hours of leisure, a Protestant or a Catholic. The Protestant group is mostly made up of the Northern European descent. The Catholic group comes mostly from the Southern European descent. Supposedly The Northern group was a little more advanced than the Southern group. The Catholics created less industrialized products, while the Protestants created highly advanced things which allowed their industrial lives to prosper. To me this sounds a lot like who is better the light skinned whites are the darker skinned whites....   [tags: essays research papers]

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own ethic

- I'd never really thought of placing my own ethics in this site but as several people have asked to this list, I thought "Well, why not?" I began like most people, with a basic concept of being honest, and over the years added to this 'code of ethics' and refined it to what it is right now. Often I have found myself doing things just because I "have always done it this way", not thinking to mention it as part of my ethics when speaking on the subject. And then their are times when I look this over and have a new thought to add to the list....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Case For Work For The Dole

- Youth faces an uncertain future - it always has in one way or another. The progression from parental dependency to self-sufficiency and independence has always been (and will continue to be) a difficult one. The stresses of successfully completing high school are compounded by peer pressure, personal and family relationship problems, and the natural problems inherent in being an adolescent. As well, today, moreso than in yesteryear, there is an ever-present temptation to turn to drugs and alcohol, either as an escape route, or in order to cope with it all....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Technology and the Future of Work

- Technology and the Future of Work Every society creates an idealised image of the future - a vision that serves as a beacon to direct the imagination and energy of its people. The Ancient Jewish nation prayed for deliverance to a promised land of milk and honey. Later, Christian clerics held out the promise of eternal salvation in the heavenly kingdom. In the modern age, the idea of a future technological utopia has served as the guiding light of industrial society. For more than a century utopian dreamers and men and women of science and letters have looked for a future world where machines would replace human labour, creating a near workerless society of abundance and leisure....   [tags: Robotics Technology Electronics Essays]

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Max Weber on Religion and Capitalism

- Max Weber’s outlines his views on religion and capitalism in his book, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Weber held the important theory that an individual’s views are significant in promoting social change, not material things as believed by former theorists. In his work, Weber compares two waves of “the calling” as preached by different Protestant leaders and describes the teaching and spread of ascetic beliefs in followers. This paper considers the context of the calling, explores the outward signs of grace which helped develop capitalism and, lastly, how capitalism, through rationalization, transformed Calvinist ideals for its advancement....   [tags: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism]

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The Trend Towards Longer Work Days: No End in Sight

- The Trend Towards Longer Work Days: No End in Sight One of the most common conceptions of the East Asian people and the East Asian way of life is their undeniably strong work ethic. Many people in the West believe that Asians are probably the most hardworking people on Earth . Many facts, including most of the available official statistics, support the view that Asians do indeed work longer weeks than Europeans. A Singaporean, working for a private company with at least 25 employees, worked 47.1 hours on average in 1995, plus 4.6 hours of overtime (Department of Statistics, Singapore)....   [tags: Business Management Human Resources]

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NIH Limits Scientists? Outside Work

- NIH Limits Scientists’ Outside Work The National Institute of Health(NIH), is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services and is one of the world’s most well known research centers. The NIH web site states “ its mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.” However, on Tuesday, allegations towards the disruption of the mission were announced to the public as a set of disclosures about NIH scientists who engaged in unethical collaborations with drugs and biotech companies....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Workplace Spirituality

- Workplace spirituality is a sophisticated concept (Kinjerski & Skrypnek, 2004). Generally speaking, it involves the sense of well-being, the feeling of the whole self involved in the work, the feeling of connection to others and something larger than oneself, and a sense of transcendence (Ashmos & Duchon, 2000; Ingersoll, 2010; Kinjerski & Skrypnek, 2004; Kinjerski, V. M., & Skrypnek, 2008; Rego & Pina e Cunha, 2008; Sheep, 2004). Individuals view their work as sacred (Ingersoll, 2010), while workplace spirituality is not necessary related to religion (Ashmos & Duchon, 2000; Krishnakumar & Neck, 2002; Milliman et al., 2003; Rego & Pina e Cunha, 2008)....   [tags: Religion, Work]

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Land Ethic

- The land ethic is a holistic view of ecosystems. It entails an entire view of a biotic community to include all of nature, not just the individualistic components which incorporate our environment. Great efforts would be taken by supporters of the ‘land ethic’ to support an ecosystem that was threatened. The individual components that comprise the ecosystem are not of great concern to supporters of this theory; they would argue that a threat to an individual organism, even protected or endangered, should be evaluated on whether or not the protected or endangered species does endanger the integrity of the whole system....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Land Ethic

- The Land Ethic 1. Define the following terms/ Ideas based on your review of Leopold's discussion of "the land ethic," Conservation I think that in this chapter Leopold is showing the reader how the different people see the land and the things in and around that land. He also tells us that even the conservation commission feels impelled to kill animals and birds to help the production of a lesser species. I think that Leopold is trying to say that in conservation someone will always loose out....   [tags: Papers]

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A Semester of Work

- The fall of my nineteenth year promised to be a long one. For the first time in thirteen years I found myself out of school. I was employed at the same mind numbing job that I had held for the last three years. While most of my friends were back in school after their summer break, I was back at home after a year of living in a college dorm. The transition was not an easy one for me, and I looked upon my semester off with little optimism. The previous fall was one of much more hope and excitement....   [tags: What I Learned From Work]

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Work-Family Conflict and Health

- Jansen, Nicole W. H., et al. "Changes In Working Time Arrangements over Time As A Consequence Of Work-Family Conflict." Chronobiology International: The Journal of Biological & Medical Rhythm Research 27.5 (2010): 1045-1061. Academic Search Premier. Web. 30 Mar. 2014. This source explains the relationship between working overtime and the work-family conflict. With this source, they “investigated whether work-family conflict is prospectively related to adjustments in work schedules… in this relation”....   [tags: Work vs Health]

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40 Hour Work Week

- In the initial October 20th article there was a proposal for the nation's industry to go to a 40 hour work week. The method of attaining the laws goal of a universal 40 hour work week was initial to make a proposal to the American Federation of Labor. The industrial revolution introduced yet new complexities. Sunrise to sunset was too long to expect people to work indoors at tasks that were now totally disconnected from personal survival. Factory workers became unhappy and began to push for shorter hours....   [tags: Work Labor Emplpoyment]

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Jeremy Rifkin's The End of Work

- Jeremy Rifkin's "The End of Work"      Individuals tend to develop a false sense of security concerning the certainty of their jobs. After working for an organization for fifteen or more years, it is difficult for them to understand that their employers may no longer need their service. Jeremy Rifkin wrote The End of Work in order to warn people about what he foresees may be happening to the global labour force because of a rapid increase in the use of automation in the workplace. He identifies what he believes are causes of the problems which we are currently facing within the organizational structure along with some potential solutions....   [tags: Jeremy Rifkin The End of Work]

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Child Work Labor

- New Bern, North Carolina 1894 Everyone whispers about me in the streets. It's not so much whispers as it is blatant slander. I ignore it, as usual, because I bet I'm getting more money then they ever would, and so far, nothing has gone wrong. But still, it unnerves me when I feel piercing stares the second I walk onto the street. "Have you heard?" "Heard what?" "About Red Garrett, that foreign boy from Europe?" "Oh, yes, Italy I think. It's so scandalous, can you believe it?" "He's working for the doctors as an experiment....   [tags: Child Work Poverty]

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School to Work after the School to Work Opportunities Act

- School to Work after the School to Work Opportunities Act In July 1994, Congress passed the School to Work Opportunities Act (STWOA), allocating funds to establish statewide partnerships designed to prepare students with knowledge and skills required for employment in the workplace. Recent reports show that STW has varied considerably across these partnerships, resulting in differing views on the viability of its programs. Now that federal funding from STWOA has ended, what is the aftermath. What are the chances for sustaining STW now that funding has ceased....   [tags: School Work Opportunities Act Essays]

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Overhead In County Slogi and Woman Work

- "Woman Work" by Maya Angelou and "Overheard in County Sigo" by Gillian Clarke In this essay I am going to discuss two poems. "Woman Work" written by Maya Angelou, is about a woman who works all the time and just wants to rest. The second poem is called "overheard in County Sigo" written by Gillian Clarke which is about a married woman having a conversation with her friend about her life and looking back at what her ambitions were. "Woman Work" is a regular 5 stanza, rhyming poem, It is set in southern USA....   [tags: Woman Work Maya Angelou]

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Work Power Struggle Case Study

- Work Power Struggle Case Study At the young age of 23, Jim Davis has a promising career at Hereford National Bank. In three months, he has been promoted to Business Development Manager, tasked with developing a new strategy for the bank. His first big initiative of selling bank services through branch managers is at risk due to a twenty-five year veteran’s (Patty Mathews) reluctance to participate. How will Jim leverage his position and personal power to ensure success. Do Not Overlook the Obvious Before delving into a power struggle with Patty, Jim needs to have a conversation with Patty to understand her position....   [tags: Management Work Place Performance]

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Personal Response to Marge Piercy's A Work of Artifice

- Personal Response to Marge Piercy's A Work of Artifice My initial response to "A Work of Artifice" by Marge Piercy, was one of profound sadness. In defining myself as the actual reader of this poem, my background becomes significant in my emotional response. "It is this reader who comes to the text shaped by cultural and personal norms and prejudices." (Bressler, p. 72) I come from a family of poets and published writers and have been reading and composing poetry since the age of 4. My first poem was published in the local newspaper, in which I won first prize, at age 5....   [tags: Work of Artifice Essays]

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To work or not to work?

- To work or not to work. Why the educated homemaker is opting out of the workplace and why other women are not It’s 5 a.m. and Laura Williams squints at her computer’s bright light. She presses the letters on her keyboard and replies to as many emails as she can before another busy day at her full-time job begins. After she makes breakfast for her family, her husband Ryan gets their daughters, Emma, 4, and Anna, 18 months, ready. Then the Williams family sets out to drop Emma at pre-school, and then mom and Anna drop dad at work....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Papers]

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Nepotism Influences People's Work Ethic

- Nepotism influences people’s work ethic; disadvantages in a working environment can out way the advantages of this cause. Many people have different views on the positive and negative results of Nepotism. Nepotism is a form of favoritism to a person based only on the connection with the person. For example someone could hire their family member but they may not be the best applicant. Nepotism has an idea based on giving something based off of value. Nepotism is not fair and should be banned from the world, and education....   [tags: effects on family and business]

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The Work Ethic, In A Modern Guise author Joanne B. Ciulla

- Quality versus Quantity In the essay, “The Work Ethic, In A Modern Guise”, author Joanne B. Ciulla talks about how the modern style of working is different from the traditional and old work ethic, and how the young and coming generation does not want to work hard but instead wants instant results. The long lasting formula of working hard and performing seems to be fading away. Instead of mastering the subject, students care about the final results and brownie points. Moreover, Ciulla asserts that students engage in activities that pay-off well in the end rather than the excellence of the work....   [tags: modern style, traditional work ethics]

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Building a Solid Work Ethic In Your Children

- Throughout my research I have noticed that kids who worked hard and were independent at a young age became more successful in their futures. Parents who encourage their kids to work hard in their own advantage are giving their kids a jump start on life. There are many reasons that parents should work their kids but the main ones are, that kids will be given a jump-start in life, and they will learn important life skills like learning to be independent. Parents who encourage their kids to work are giving their kids an advantage....   [tags: Parenting]

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How Does Patient Centered Care Compare to Inattention to Patient´s Self Concept Effect Outcome in Disease Processes?

- Inconsistencies: According to North Carolina Board of Educators, “Nurses hold the public’s trust.” “Professional behaviors are those actions by the nurse that invite trust and inspire confidence. Learning to exemplify those behaviors requires an understanding of leadership principles, a commitment to the profession, and an acceptance of a work ethic.” The role of the nurse is to find the client’s strength and build upon it. However in this case study, the doctor makes a remark that can take the self- confidence right out of the patient....   [tags: profession, work, ethic, leadership]

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Procrastination: Gateway To Failure

- Procrastination: Gateway to Failure Procrastination in writing is very common and can result in a substantial loss of pretentiously valuable time. There are many reasons that explain why people procrastinate but these reasons are not always the same from one individual to another. A wide variety of psychological aspects result in procrastination, one of which is anxiety. Everyone exercises procrastination at one point or another in their life, however, most people do not know the cause of this action, or lackthereof....   [tags: Procrastination Work Ethic ]

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The Difficulties of Group Work

- Engagement Exercise Group activities can often be very tedious and stressful for some people, but being able to work in a group is a very useful and important skill to have. The five main characteristics of group work are forming, storming, norming, performing, and adjourning. All of these aspects of group work are all very different, yet equally important to maintaining the life of a group. I have experienced all of these aspects in my own personal life when it comes to working in a group, and I believe that following these guidelines with insure the effectiveness of the group....   [tags: project, experience, ethic]

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Discuss Work & Negative Views about It. What Are the Qualities of Satisfying Work?

- To discuss work, one must first of all try to define work. Once one starts to think about this definition however, one finds that there are as many definitions of work as there are people. Experts such as sociologists have been trying to reach a definite answer, yet they can never agree between them. Although it is accepted that work is that time which is not leisure, one is then confounded with trying to find a definition for leisure. Stanley Parker reached a compromise by dividing our time in five sections, merging from pure work to pure leisure....   [tags: Sociology]

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Success on Your Own Terms: A College Entry Essay

- Success is on your terms Finding a workable pathway to a personal goal cannot be found through a web search, in a book or by conversation. Instead, it is found over a gradual period of time where reactions, interactions, motivation, dedication, effort and flexibility educate the individual and in turn he or she is better prone to reaching their goal. Determining what you want to study immediately out of high school is not feasible without life experience and reality. For myself, I had no idea....   [tags: Work, Experience]

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Team Work Scenarios

- Team Work Scenarios Learning Team Each team should respond in paragraph form to the questions that follow the scenarios presented below. Any disagreements or complications that occur within the team regarding the correct response should be noted in the Learning Team Reflection Worksheet for the week. SCENARIOS Duty-based (Deontological): 1. Donna was wrong for setting rules for the team without any input from Michael. He is not going to follow the rules if there was no buy-in on the rules. Donna and Michael should renegotiate the rules together and come up with a set of rules with which both are comfortable....   [tags: Ethics Team Working Together Essays]

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Understanding the Importance of Policy, Procedures and Protocols

- In every department, in every state there is always a policy, procedure and protocol that each and every worker must abide by. You cannot be an officer, working at the highest standard without actually following and understanding the importance of policy, procedure and the protocol. Firstly policies are highly important in this line of work, many people think that being an officer gives you the power to arrest anyone, however they are completely wrong. Before an officer can merely go on duty he must understand the policies so when he does go on duty he does not break the policy and get himself/herself in a lot of trouble....   [tags: police, work ethics, supervisors]

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Ronald Reagan Scholarship for Leadership

- I have been a four year letter-winner in volleyball and basketball. Athletics have been a crucial part of developing my character and work ethic. In sports, you must work together with your team to reach your goals. Trust and communication skills are vital and are tested every day. The failure and setbacks I have faced through sports have helped me to believe in myself and have the self-confidence that it takes to be successful in athletics and in life. As a senior captain of the volleyball and basketball teams, my leadership has improved tremendously as high school has progressed....   [tags: athletics, character, work, model, community]

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Summary of Max Webers The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

- Summary of Max Webers The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism is a study of the relationship between the ethics of ascetic Protestantism and the emergence of the spirit of modern capitalism. Weber argues that the religious ideas of groups such as the Calvinists played a role in creating the capitalistic spirit. Weber first observes a correlation between being Protestant and being involved in business, and declares his intent to explore religion as a potential cause of the modern economic conditions....   [tags: The Protestant Ethic Essays]

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Welfare to Work Programs

- Societies for years have preached the theory of individual responsibility as the righteous route for it citizens to pursuit. The worth of a society is often based on the monetary network of individuals. Moreover, in the United States this is the norm to focus on individual responsibility. However, every society is faced with the conflict of poverty that requires some type of social welfare policy. Poverty is not a stranger to the United States and therefore it created program such as welfare to assist the poor....   [tags: Social Work ]

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Gender Gap in the Work Force

- Gender disparity impacts numerous aspects of everyday life. It influences our work or interactions with others and our home life. It impacts our work by the jobs and positions that certain genders obtain and their salaries. Likewise, it controls how we react to others based on expectations made for our gender. For instance, those who work in customer service tend to be female and are expected to be kind to put customers at ease. It impacts families through the division of work given to spouses based on their gender or perhaps their income....   [tags: gender gap, work force discrimination]

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Women And Work In The 19th Century

- During the 19th century, change was in the air. Industrialization, involving the movement of labor and resources away from agriculture and toward manufacturing and commercial industries, was in progress. As a result, thousands of women were moving from the domestic life to the industrial world. During the 19th century, the family economy was replaced by a new patriarchy which saw women moving from the small, safe world of family workshops or home-based businesses to larger scale sweatshops and factories....   [tags: Females Labor Force Work Factories]

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Safety, Health, and Security in the Work Place

- ... A discussion of who is affected by each of these concepts and the impact of failure to provide a healthy, safe and secure work environment. A complete secure healthy workplace is accomplished by operating managers and HR staff members working together. The primary safety, health, and security duties in a business typically fall on supervisors and managers who are affected by employee health, safety and security. Safety refers to methods and other problems taken to keep workers from being hurt or getting sick....   [tags: work, violence, well-being]

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Women in the Work Force during World War II

- . Summary of Evidence Prior to the Second World War, most of the women who actually worked were from the lower working classes, since most middleclass women did not work outside of their home. These women were expected to take care of the household, look after their children and provide emotional support for their husbands whereas the women who were from a more poor background were cooks, laundresses and maids. (Rickiki) There were many opinions about women working during the time; some thought the jobs that working women had should have been given to the unemployed men, while others believed that women from the middle class or above should never lower themselves in order to work....   [tags: economic, benefits, work, women's role]

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My Overall Work Ethic

- Missions and Value Training This training mapped out the company’s approach to the way business will be conducted. This course was completed as required. S3 DSR Certification Training I attained certification to facilitate the S3 Direct Sales Course. This course teaches selling value over offers. Document Retention The document retention course which focused on properly securing documents has been completed. Excellence I consistently provide open and honest feedback about what is necessary for us to be successful....   [tags: work ethic, evaluation,]

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Japanese Work Ethic

- “It’s fair to say that Japanese people are unbelievably busy. Working 10 hours a day, and often coming in on days off, they rarely take a vacation of more than three or four days. A straight week is a hedonistic luxury.” Japanese people are no doubt, unbelievably busy with constantly working and rarely taking any time off, I am certain of that. My only objection to working that hard, is not having time for you. The point of working is to have money and enjoy the benefits of your previous hard work....   [tags: Sociology]

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The Importance of Possessing a Good Work Ethic

- Work, this four letter word can take on a completely different definition depending on who is being asked, ranging from early adolescent teens on their first day of work to elders on their very last due to retirement. Employers look for people who will represent them in a positive way. This can sometimes mean that a person be asked to do an activity that may seem degrading like standing outside in a busy street advertising fried chicken within a chicken suit. In the workforce one can be struck with misfortune but “there is no ‘shame’ in doing any honest job”(Hooks 285) there is reward in itself when doing any type of job with no remorse and pride in accomplishing to earn money to support a f...   [tags: careers]

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The Work Ethic of the Greatest Generation and Modern Generation

- In the article, “The Way We Worked”, Tom Brokaw describes his fathers and other individuals’ work ethic during the Greatest Generation. The Greatest Generation took place during World War II and the Great Depression. Brokaw points out that the Greatest Generation was a generation known for their capacity of work, “As I researched the lives of the men and woman who came of age in the Great Depression, went through World War II, and built the country we know today, I was struck by how many of them went to work in their early teenage years....   [tags: The Way We Worked by Tom Brokaw]

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Part Time Work Ethic : Should Teens Go For It?

- ... Next, in paragraph 14-15 Manges states that even more jobs with no individual skill and initiative are expected to accelerate because of the sweeping change in the economy from making things to service and the growth of computerized service-industry technology, teens will also be drawn to jobs against their interests with the growing labor shortage, which would drive up pay. Finally, in paragraph 16 Manges states “Many educators are urging the states to start or expand more high-school cooperative education programs, which tie school and outside work to future career goals.” The author concludes the essay with a quote from Professor Bishop of Cornell “the goal is not to get kids to stop...   [tags: High school, Adolescence, Full-time, College]

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The Importance Of Education, Resilience, And A Strong Work Ethic

- ... The Family System The family system itself set the atmosphere for the ecological environment of which my family and I lived in. At this stage (4), the system itself was largely flawed despite general well-meaning intentions overall. The distinct separation between my parents but refusal to effectively distance the marital disintegration and disappointment from my brother and I resulted in the the feeling of simultaneously being pulled in two different directions. I believe the marital divide between my parents was the initial divide from which most all other divides in my family were modeled after....   [tags: Family, Gender role, Time, Present]

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My Current Leadership Style Is Management By Exception Passive ( Mbe P )

- ... Individualized consideration is treating each subordinate as an individual with unique needs and abilities. I plan to create a deliberate development plan for each of my Airmen when I return to my unit. By assessing each Airmen individually, I will better understand each member’s needs and what potential strengths that I may have previously missed. I will create clearly defined plans that outline all aspects of their development including deadlines and milestones to meet. By creating a plan for each individual I will make others feel cared for....   [tags: Problem solving, Management, Work ethic]

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High School I Was A Decent Writer

- ... The first artifact I chose was my restaurant analysis paper, my very first paper this semester. As soon as I was assigned the assignment I was already working hard and doing everything I can to get a good grade. Using my strong work ethic and motivation I received my highest grade on this paper than any other in the class. I noticed one reason why I did much better on this one than any of my others is because as I was reviewing the restaurant I went into very deep details. I still noticed one thing that I struggled with almost the whole semester....   [tags: Writing, Paper, Essay, Work ethic]

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What Makes a Great Leader

- Now here’s the question. What makes a great leader. There’s no actual definition for what makes a Leader. Though there are major description that people has been picking up time through time about what makes a great leader. A great leader has many astounding characteristics such as compassion, enthusiasm, involvement and responsibility. Don’t forget about how a leader is nothing without their supporter. What’s a group without a leader. And what’s a leader without his/her follower. And finally, a great leader is very organized....   [tags: work ethic, knowledgeable, communication skills]

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Work Can Be A Real Pain

- Work can be a real pain in the neck, but working for someone you don’t like can quickly turn a pain in the neck into a pain in the you know where—before you know it, work is no longer just a sore subject but a bitter one. Your boss, manager, or supervisor are all people that can make or break your day. They’re the ones who control the work environment—for better or worse. I have thus far only had one job, but I’ve seen many managers come and go. Most managers have similar qualities; however, what sets them apart are their differences—my managers Araceli and Sheila are no exception to the rule....   [tags: Management, ManaGeR, Employment, The Work]

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No Long Term: New Work and the Corrosion of Character by Richar Sennett

- Richard Sennett, the author of “No Long Term: New Work and The Corrosion of Character”, writes that the “qualities of good work [in the new economy] are not the qualities of good character. Furthermore, he argued that our work affects our character and ultimately, our prospects for personal fulfillment. Satisfaction affects everything from a person’s happiness and family life which may contribute to motivation and play a major role in an individual’s performance and commitment to their work. Sennett’s first example of a person is Enrico....   [tags: our work and personal fulfillment]

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How Social Work Affects Our Lives On Both A Macro And Micro Level

- ... I believe one of the most important theoretical aspects that I had held previously and that the course greatly helped in expounding upon is the idea of humans, society, and each individual’s place within being very much developed and “defined” if you will, by our interactions. This existence of interconnectedness and being a part of a larger whole, both parts influencing the other, has always been something that I feel is very applicable to human society. This concept was more specifically outlined in part I of the SOWK 101: Social Work Philosophy and Ethics course pack (SOWK 101) (2015), where it mentions the general systems theory, which “sees all organisms as systems, composed of sub...   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Social justice]

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Bullying in the Work Environment

- ... This has caused bad attitudes in management and employees. The work ethic is also causing pressure and stress on the employees in being quick, sufficient, and causing the employees to not even want to be at work. These issues have caused stress and mental abuse to Chief Executive Officers (CEO) of huge company’s forcing them to cut back on cost of production and employment. This is causing a lot of stress on the work floor for the employee expecting them to do twice the work and responsibilities then they were hired into doing....   [tags: Harassment, Workforce]

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I Was Taught to Work Hard and Persevere

- My parents migrated to the U.S. from Pakistan in 1990s. Growing up, we did not have much. My dad supported a family of seven on bare minimum wage. We lived in the dangerous slums of New York in a two bedroom, roach infested apartment. While there, my cousin got shot. I vividly remember the horrifying pain sketched into every wrinkle of his face. It made me want to do something with my life so we could move to a better place. My father had the same thought. My father worked hard, and established himself to become a professional tailor....   [tags: autobiographical account]

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Biocentric Forest Management

- Aldo Leopold’s biocentric view of forest conservation shows that the land ethics is “an evolutionary possibility and ecological necessity.” (Aldo Leopold 1949) In Leopold’s words and our current social status, land is considered as property, but not a part of biotic community. In this case, the forestry management in British Columbia is deemed to compete with community, which needs to change into cooperation with community. The process and purpose of conservation education in our provincial institutions; for forests resources have been the main source of income and economic developments for over a century in British Columbia, the government has involved in forestry and land management for ye...   [tags: Aldo Leopold's Land Ethic]

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Critique: “No Long Term: New Work and the Corrosion of Character”

- In reading this passage “No Long Term: New Work and the Corrosion of Character” by Sociologist Richard Sennett which first appeared in The Personal Consequences of work in the New Capitalism(1998); he begins by claiming that today’s work ethics are so different from past generations. Sennett finds that in past generations things were long-term and today things are short-term resulting in a conflict between character and experience. In reading it has broadened my opinion of how much change that has happened in such a short period of time concerning work ethic....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Compare and Contrast: China and The USA

- There are many different pros and cons in life. Regardless of what someone is trying to compare. It is very interest when doing research on new country that an individual does not know much about that particular topic. What are the most important qualities in a country that help us function as a society. They are economic growth, strong structural system with government so the people can have a leader to follow in the right path. The very first important development for a successful country is to have a respectable education system for those who need it from the first day they are born into the world....   [tags: Education, Work]

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Motivation at Work: Motivational Theories

- The field of business has grown exponentially in every aspect, from small, innovative companies springing up to huge corporations that dominate their spheres. All this growth leads to great change in the inner workings of any business; strategies and theories abound as establishments attempt to beat their competitors. Amongst all this competition, many companies look to their employees to be the deciding factor in their success, and as such, employee motivation has not only grown to become a matter of great importance to most businesses, but has often laid down the foundations to their prosperity....   [tags: business, expectancy theory, google]

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A Work Of Fiction And Fantasy

- ... Therefore, there is no real government ruling upon the legality of the process and to what cases are allowed. In the landmark case of Roe v. Wade, the court said that abortion must be accessible to all women until a fetus can be supported artificially outside of a human body. Since this ruling still recognizable, it would be that the government would stigmatize ectogenesis as a way of which to replace abortions as a justifiable solution for unwanted pregnancies (Pearson 262). The government use of ectogenesis is where the ethical dilemma comes into existence....   [tags: Pregnancy, Fetus, Abortion, Childbirth]

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Respect, Hard work and Wisdom in ACelebretion of Grandfather´s by RudolfoA. Anaya

- In today’s society, America is represented by the young, the cool, and most importantly, the active. In past generations, the elderly were looked upon in admiration for their accomplishments in life. Now, they are tossed aside, due to their inability to work in this day and age. In a summary of the fiction piece, Time Machine, by H. G. Wells, there is tell how “ the land of everlasting youth, the problem of ageing-if it is a problem- has been apparently resolved. A genre of utopian and dystopian writers raise often unanswered questions about the place of the elderly in future society....   [tags: Elderly, Respect]

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Persuasive Essay on Abusing Government Assistance

- "There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. All right, there are 47 percent who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it." This is one of Mitt Romneys famous quotes. The scary part about this quote is that he is right. About half of our country is dependent upon government assistance, and some are passing this way of life on to their many children....   [tags: work, money, supervision, assistance]

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Social Media And The Post College Job Hunt

- ... This shows this person is selfless and does not mind going the extra mile to make others happy even when helping these people will not directly benefit him. Theses are all activities that would otherwise be unknown if not for social media. The amount of likes and comments one gets on his photos and posts online says a great deal about how others perceive him. This shows how popular he is, how many people are already aware of his work, talent, or abilities, how the public is already fond of his work, and how supportive his friends are....   [tags: Employment, Sociology, The Work, Friendship]

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Hiring Employees From Temporary Employees

- ... There is a correlation between being well groomed and professional growth in organizations as told by (Johnson. 2013). Adhering to the reputation and high expectations of Work Now, significantly increases the chances of being hired on permanently. Various Processes to Search for Full-time Employment There are several ways to seek full-time employment, they include; personal recommendations, another way is to attend job fairs that are posted in newspapers and the final way to search for employment is to access internet sites such as Career Builder, Monster and LinkedIn....   [tags: Temporary work, Employment, Employment agency]

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How Biographical Traits of Individuals Affect Organizational Performance

- How Biographical Traits of Individuals Affect Organizational Performance To study the organization behavior, that is to study the people who form the organization. The success of an organization rests on the characteristics of its people. Successful managers can observe the employees’ behavior to understand their individual characteristics, which helps to improve the employees’ performance. Therefore, the performance of employees is directly related to their biographical characteristics and abilities....   [tags: Organizational Behavior Work Performance Essays]

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Graduate School Application Essay Discussing Work Experiences and my Desire to Pursue an MSW

- I have decided to pursue an MSW in clinical social work at the University of Calgary because I am interested in working with women who have been affected by domestic abuse. The idea of helping these women help themselves by increasing their own resilience is something that resonates with me on a personal level. I believe too often in our society women continue to be treated as victims, which perpetuates the ideology that women are weak. The paradox of abuse is it weakens one’s self-esteem, yet those women who seek to escape these situations have shown great strength....   [tags: admissions essays]

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Ethics Violations in the Workplace

- ... T not understanding the ethics policy told the student that he could unlock her car for her and she agreed, saying she would pay him the thirty dollars that she had in her possession. He proceeded to unlock the car for her, she gave him the thirty dollars, and both went their own ways. In his and her mind, the crisis was adverted and everyone was happy. However, later that day she was able to get in touch with her parent and proceeded to tell them the story of what happen. The parents were highly upset that a staff member of the college would charge the student to unlock the car, so they called the Dean of Student Affairs and registered a complaint....   [tags: companies ethic policies, handling violations]

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Using Heated Glue Gun For Art Project

- ... My experience also is different from my Coordinator and Program Adviser because the program is a Ethno-cultural program it is also challenging for me because of language barriers and most of the communication between clients are done in other languages but later reported to me in English. My supervision session was clearly understood that the client physical needs was met and that they were satisfied with the decision that was made. Biases, Strengths ,Weakness As a Social Service Worker it is my duty to promote excellence in my profession and even though, my weakness in my professional skills is communicating through other languages....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Psychology]

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Ethics And Code Of Ethics

- Ethics Web Assignment In the Human Service professional we are bound by a code of ethics, we have a duty to our clients to help them during a crisis. When faced with dilemma’s we can use this code to help in decisions, to distinguish right or wrong, and set a standard on how we should conduct ourselves. It is standard to ensure people that are in a venerable state are treated with dignity, and respect. In this Human Service field we have three Associations that have a code of ethics in place to help us in our profession....   [tags: Ethics, Psychology, Sociology, Social work]

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Naturalistic Ethic

- Naturalistic Ethic Even though there are several schools of Naturalistic ethic, they all have one major quality in common – recognition of Nature as the main guiding force of our lives. Naturalists try to understand Nature and how Nature and humanity are linked together. Adherents of Naturalism try to convince people to shift their attitude toward the need to follow the laws of nature as a principle of moral conduct. There are three major schools of Naturalism. The first school strives for “returning back to nature” in order to enjoy a simple life and find out the truth by communion with nature, which is considered to be the teacher for all people....   [tags: Naturalism Nature Essays]

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The New Frontier Of The State Of Minnesota

- ... Other instance such as the district owning any lesson plans, which I disagree with, surprised me. I think that if a teacher produces a material, it should belong to the teachers. David also gave out good hints on how to prepare for IEP’s, and the importance of doing them at least two months before hand. Social services was also mentioned, and the importance of having the proper team to help a student with his/her education. When it came to professional meetings and discussing a student’s IEP, health awareness, and academic wellbeing, the repercussion of not having the necessary people involved in the students’ life meant that a school/state was opening its doors to a lawsuit....   [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Social work]

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Cultural Sensitivity in Social Work

- It is imperative that social workers become knowledgeable about their clients’ cultures and are culturally sensitive. In learning about their clients’ cultures, social workers need to be aware of how powerful and significant culture is in relating to clients’ behavior, values, and beliefs. Becoming culturally competent requires the ability to integrate awareness, knowledge, and skills while maintaining a positive working relationship with the client (Sue and Zane, 1987). Today, the concerns regarding cultural competency continue to accentuate the importance of preparing social workers for a diversified society....   [tags: Social Work]

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Confrontations in Social Work

- People tend to think of confrontation as being an argument or verbal conflict. In essence, confrontations are perceived as negative actions, but confrontations are not meant to be negative. In the social service setting, confrontations are meant to ring something out in ht open in order to gain a better understanding. By gaining understanding the social worker can work with the client in moving forward and making meaningful changes (Summers, 2009). Confrontations are placed into three categories: 1.) confrontations of a discrepancy between the client’s expression of what he/she wishes to be and his/her perceptions of self (ideal versus real self); 2.) confrontation of a discrepanc...   [tags: Social Work]

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Working As A Social Work Practitioner

- Working as a social work practitioner there are many tools for many different clients which a social worker can utilize, with different tools having different relevance and merit to the client. These tools are usually theories, frameworks and counselling skills, the tools also include aspects outside of skills and rely on crafted professional knowledge and practice which include, emotional and/or self-control and difference competence. Bias and opinions can and are disastrous to professional and competent social work, as they can cause whether positive or negative bias; discrimination, ignorance, offence and intimidation....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Critical social work]

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The Generalist Model Of Social Work

- ... Issues related to the setting of practice, whether public or private, large agency or small, are commonly explored within the generalist practice model because it does not presume a particular setting or specialty. Bio-psycho-social perspective helps examine biological, psychological and social factors affecting an individual and examining how and why the disorders occur. The foundation of this focus is to view the person within the context of his or her environment (person-in-environment or PIE)....   [tags: Sociology, Social work]

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The Social Work Of A Social Worker

- ... In this field there are a lot of turnover rates due to heavy caseloads, unfair wages, and lacking the knowledge of self-care and proper research to help others understand our role and responsibilities as a social worker. This reinvestment act will allow professionals, as ourselves, to become even more competent in our careers and for us to continue to advocate for our rights. II. Body According to the National Association of Social Workers, this profession provides essential services to more than 10 million individuals across the lifespan and have long been the workforce to guide people to critical resources, counsel them on important life decisions, and help them reach their full pote...   [tags: Social work, Sociology]

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My Career As A Social Work

- ... Remembering that this poem was writing by two children, as young as eight years old, shows you that it was not the most insightful or inspiring poem, and instead of having its desired affect, it only greatly offended our father. He was angry with us for days about this and we decided never to inquire about his drinking again. My father continues to drink heavily. The main issue is that he does not see it as a problem, as he does not drink hard liquor, only multiple beers a night. I love my dad so much but his drinking habits are hurting our family and it is difficult watching him hurt himself by the amount he drinks every day....   [tags: Sociology, Social work]

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Employment and Work Experience

- Employment and work experience Textbroker – Freelance Author - October 2013 onwards I have now been selling the rights to my written work on an online contract based platform for a reasonable period of time. This role has centred on rapidly and effectively fulfilling competitively advertised client briefs for technical writing. My work in this regard has been published on a professional basis, largely within the fields of advertising and information provision. I have also engaged in more informal original content creation such as developing blog content concerning current technological or cultural issues....   [tags: clients, work, intership, skills]

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The Ethic Of Ultimate Ends

- ... On the spectrum of that morality, absolutists and utilitarians would be on opposite ends. When presented with a moral dilemma, a politician who follows an ethic of ultimate ends would act differently than a politician who follows an ethic of responsibility, but their decisions would be based on the same morality. Weber does not claim to know the exact way to combine the two ethical codes, “One cannot prescribe to anyone whether he should follow an ethic of absolute ends or an ethic of responsibility, or when the one and when the other… “(Weber 4)....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Business ethics]

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Social Workers And The Social Work

- Theory is defined as “…”. In the social work profession, it is not enough to just understand the definition of theory, but rather be able to integrate theory into practice when working to plan interventions at multiple practice levels. This integration of theory into the social work practice is an emphasis of the profession as noted in the profession’s core competencies. Core competency 2.1.6 “engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research” (NASW code of ethics) is the basis for theory integration within the social work profession....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Behavior, Dimension]

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Interview With A Social Work

- ... Until she started at Catholic Care. Where she currently works as a school counsellor and as acting Manager of the Family and community’s relationship programs. Michelle was also part of the consultation group that was held last year, that was aimed at talking to local social workers and was asked how this year social work degree would be useful at Wollongong University. She also mentioned that she went back to study and graduated from the Diploma in Secondary Education. Which she felt was needed for her role as school counsellor at Catholic Care....   [tags: Social work, Sociology, Community, Prison]

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