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Board Composition , Firm Characteristics, and Voluntary Disclosure: The case of Jordanian Firms Listed on the Amman Stock Exchange

- In their classical propositions of the perfect capital market, Modigliani and Miller (1958, 1963) assume that management act exclusively on behalf of shareholders. Thus, there is no information asymmetry because insiders (management) and outsiders (shareholders/investors) have the same information about the firm’s future investment opportunities. Contrary to Modigliani and Miller (1958, 1963), the empirical evidence provided by Jensen and Mekling (1976) and Myers (1977), suggest that management may set their personal interests ahead of those of shareholders, which leads to a conflict of interest problem between the two parties....   [tags: shareholders, organization managements]

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Attachment in Groups

- Attachment and Self Disclosure in Groups Attachment and self disclosure can say a lot about a person. There was a study done to investigate attachment style and self disclosure in the first group counseling session. This was done in order to explain variable of group functioning. The attachment style was done by self report questionnaires and the self-disclosure was done by observations. There were more than four hundred participants that were split up into twenty seven different groups. I find taking over 400 people and placing them into twenty seven different groups is actually a quite strong way of studying attachment and disclosure....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- QUALITY INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS A quality interpersonal relationship is a relationship which is built on understanding of self and others. A quality interpersonal relationship goes beyound just being casually aquainted with others to sharing with and gaining an understanding of one another. What I mean by sharing with is that you get a feeling for each other. I can empathize with you and see things through your eyes. When a quality interpersonal relationship is present there's certain amount of synergy that takes place between the persons involved in the relationship....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Sarbanes-Oxley

- INTRODUCTION In the wake of high-profile corporate accounting debacles, authorities have started to take action, and new international accounting standards (IAS) defined rules on boards¡¦ responsibilities and imposed penalties (the Sarbanes-Oxley Act) have come into effect. IAS rules will cause a greater need for comparability across various accounting and reporting principles. The European Union has decided that listed companies, a company which has any of its shares listed on a recognized stock market, should use international accounting standards (IAS) for accounting periods beginning since January 2005....   [tags: Account Standards Accuracy Reports Financial State]

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Business Regulation Simulation: Alumina Inc.

- Business Regulation Simulation: Alumina Inc. Alumina is a 4 billion dollar aluminum manufacturer based in the US. Although the company operates out of 8 different countries, 70% of Alumina's sales derive from the US market. Five years ago, during a regular compliance inspection, Alumina was found to be in violation of environmental discharge norms due to high levels of PAH (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon). Following this discovery, the EPA ordered a clean up and Alumina was found to be in compliance during subsequent inspections....   [tags: Business Regulation Simulation Analysis]

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assymetric paternalism

- Regulation for Conservatives: Behavioral Economics and the Case for “Asymmetric Paternalism” To begin to understand this article we must first define what the authors mean by asymmetric paternalism. According to the Oxford Dictionary, asymmetric is without symmetry or not divided equally. The definition of paternalism states that it is behaving in a paternal way or limiting freedom and responsibility by well-meant regulations. The authors state that the paternal regulations discussed are those developed on an individual basis....   [tags: essays research papers]

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I-Search Research

- Prospectus For my Junior English Research Project. I would look into the different theories of what attracts two people to another. I chose this topic because I just want to know a true, good, and official reason for falling in “ love ”. Love, Well true love is a one in a million chance of happening. So… I hope to find out what the different theories is most affective and accurate. Q: What is love. A: Love is when you have strong deep feelings for someone else and care about that person very much and only want that person to be happy....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Law and Ethics in Nursing

- In every nurse's career, he or she will face with legal and ethical dilemmas. One of the professional competencies for nursing states that nurses should "integrate knowledge of ethical and legal aspects of health care and professional values into nursing practice". It is important to know what types of dilemmas nurses may face during their careers and how they have been successfully dealt with in the past. It is also important for nurses to understand what malpractice is and how they may protect themselves from a malpractice lawsuit....   [tags: Nursing Ethics Research Paper]

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Communication and Conflict Resolution

- Today many people still lack on the ability to communicate effectively within interpersonal relationships. It is through teamwork and collaboration that effective communication occurs. By analyzing and studying the communication process we can improve our ability to communicate effectively between one another. To have a successful interpersonal relationship one must first interact with others, which is called interpersonal communication (Hybels & Weaver pg.156). Recognizing emotions in other is a very important first step for building a relationship....   [tags: Interpersonal Communication Essays]

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Physicians and Professional Secrecy

- Introduction Our law enforcement officials have a duty to protect citizens as well as discourage crimes from taking place. Our health care officials also have a duty to provide the best care possible to those who need it. Often enough, there have been many cases where both parties have come in contrast with each other on different levels of professionalism. The ultimate debate arises when doctors and law enforcement take into account the respect and privacy of patients. One of the issues that will be discussed in the paper focuses on the importance of doctors having to report gunshot wounds to the police....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Strategic Audit of Research In Motion with Strategy Recommendations

- A Strategic Audit of Research In Motion with Strategy Recommendations I. Current Situation Current Performance Research In Motion completed another successful year with significant growth in finances and product development. In 2008, the company was highlighted with revenue growing 98%. They earned $6.01 billion in 2008 compared to $3.04 billion in 2007. The customer base for RIM became much stronger as the blackberry subscriber account base reached over 14 million people. Several new phones were introduced and RIM shipped the 25 millionth blackberry smart phone in 2008....   [tags: Business Management Analysis Strategy]

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Strategic Alternatives for Nike

- Strategic Alternatives for Nike First, we want Nike to play a role in effecting positive, systemic change in working conditions within our industries. If our efforts lead to a workplace oasis -- one solitary and shining example in a desert of poor conditions -- then we’ve not succeeded. Even if that single shining example were to exist (and we’re not claiming it does), we’ve learned that positive changes won’t last unless the landscape changes. Our challenge is to work with the industry and our contract manufacturers to collectively address these systemic non-compliance issues that our data so highlight....   [tags: Business Strategy Analysis Management Finance]

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Employee Code Of Ethics

- 1.0 Introduction Nowadays, society is governed by the implications of rules and legal restrictions. All of these rules were created to uphold and maintain the idea of ethical and moral values. Even children growing up were taught by some very important codes of ethics at school. These lessons learned as a youth growing up carry over into adulthood, as an employee or manager. Managers and workers both follow a similar code of ethics within the work place. Today, as a management consultant, I am going to prepare a code of ethics for my clients as they have recently started a restaurant called Knox, it is important to have a code of ethics in every company for their employees and also a circul...   [tags: Business Organization Ethics Morals Behavior]

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The Gleason Candy, Inc. Case

- In the Gleason Candy, Inc. case, two important issues are at hand. The company is not planning on recording a reasonable estimate for the right of return they will provide to their wholesalers and management does not have a reasonable estimable percentage determined. Recommendations for determining a reasonable estimation should be found by looking within the industry to examine competitors’ percentage for their returns, then deciding which percentage would be appropriate for Gleason Candy. Upon deciding which percentage to use, Gleason Candy management should implement and include the percentage in their financial statements with appropriate disclosure to the notes....   [tags: business analysis]

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The Role of the Doctor in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening

- The Role of the Doctor in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening According to Benjamin, or at least according to my Benjamin, as translated then taken from secondary sources that probably used him to their own ends, the novel is constructed along a trajectory he calls “homogenous, empty time” referring to the contiguous relation of characters and their activities to each other as a way of connecting their place in the narrative. There are quite a few examples of this in Kate Chopin’s Awakening, but the best is found on page 87 of Chapter XXII as the doctor is introduced into the text....   [tags: Chopin Awakening]

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- Notes Interpersonal communication occurs within interpersonal relationships. Interpersonal relationship is the association of two people who are interdependent, they use consistent patterns of interaction, and who have interacted for a descended amount of time. There are two important interpersonal relationships, inclusion and control they both include involving others in the conversation. The difference is control is the ability to influence others, and inclusion is becoming involved with others (need for affection, or holding fond or tender feelings toward someone.) pg....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Bush Gore

- · ASHINGTON -- The storm over his campaign finance practices has thrust Al Gore into what his advisers concede is by far the most perilous moment of his political career, leaving his aides scrambling to contain the damage. The growing nervousness results from the announcement last week that Janet Reno, the attorney general, is reviewing whether the vice president's fund-raising activities may have been improper for such a high-ranking official. The inquiry could lead to the appointment of a special prosecutor....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Shakespeare's Macbeth - Aristotelian Tragedy

- Macbeth: Aristotelian Tragedy The definition of tragedy in an excerpt from Aristotle's "Poetics" is the re-creation, complete within itself, of an important moral action. The relevance of Aristotle's Poetics to Shakespeare's play Macbeth defines the making of a dramatic tragedy and presents the general principles of the construction of this genre. Aristotle's attention throughout most of his Poetics is directed towards the requirements and expectations of the plot....   [tags: Macbeth essays]

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Mandatory AIDS Testing

- Mandatory AIDS Testing AIDS has become a worldwide epidemic that has struck every identifiable group. However, persons who are considered to be in a high-risk group of contracting HIV, the disease believed to cause AIDS, are still stigmatized by the media and other professionals as being diseased and abnormal. It is quite surprising still that this type of stereotype still exists now in our gender-bending society. No longer do only gays, prostitutes, bisexual men, intravenous drug users contract HIV, the heterosexual community is also facing the epidemic at phenomenon increases....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Steps When You Purchase an Existing Website

- Steps When You Purchase an Existing Website Reprinted with permission of The search for a website to purchase almost always starts with a visit to a web site like the one we host at VotanWeb. Sometimes the prospective buyer has a very definite idea of the type of website wanted. But, often the website buyer is a first time buyer and is still in the formative or exploratory phase of the search. Many first time buyers wonder what kind of website is best for them to purchase. That's a tough question to answer without some idea of the buyer's resources, skills and needs....   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Websites]

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An Overview of the Website Buying Process

- An Overview of the Website Buying Process Buying a website: It's a brand new ball game Unless you've bought or sold a website in the past, you'll find that buying a website can be a confusing and even trying experience for the unprepared. That's why it's important for you to take the time to read this explanation of the process. Even if you're a veteran in website transfers, understanding the process will assist you in working with our firm. Getting Started: Questions and more questions The search for a website almost always starts with a visit to a web site like the one we host at Votan....   [tags: Sell Website Buy Web Site]

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Advice Before You Sell Your Website

- Advice Before You Sell Your Website Reprinted with permission of Only 27% of all websites that are put on the market are sold. This is a shocking statistic to most people trying to sell a website. If you follow the tips below your chances of selling dramatically increases. Have All Records Ready Before You Attempt to Sell Have these items ready before the website goes on the market to be sold: The last 3 years of federal tax returns for the website being sold, the last 3 years of financials (profit & loss statement, balance sheet), the last 3 years of monthly bank statements, etc - many parties during the selling process will need this info - serious website buyers, lenders w...   [tags: Sell Websites Buy Websites]

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Want to Sell a Website? The Process

- Selling a Website - The Process Initial Seller meetings are conducted by the Seller's Broker (a professionally trained Business Broker, holding a Real Estate Agent license where necessary), and the Seller is educated on the process of selling a business. A Representation Agreement is filled out by the Seller's Broker & signed by the Seller. Immediately after signing the representation Agreement, the Seller provides the Broker the following: Complete lists of all equipment and other assets to be included or excluded in the sale; Profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and tax returns of the Business covering the last three years; The most recent interim profit and loss statement, bala...   [tags: Sell Website]

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The Social Contract Tradition: Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau

- The Social Contract Tradition: Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau ABSTRACT: The classical contract tradition of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau have enjoyed such fame and acceptance as being basic to the development of liberal democratic theory and practice that it would be heretical for any scholar, especially one from the fringes, to critique. But the contract tradition poses challenges that must be given the flux in the contemporary socio-political universe that at once impels extreme nationalism and unavoidable globalism....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers]

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Analysis of the Canadian Human Rights Act

- Analysis of the Canadian Human Rights Act The Canadian Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability and perceived disability. Disability includes those with a previous or existing dependence on alcohol or a drug. Perceived disability may include an employer’s perception that a person’s use of alcohol or drugs makes him or her unfit to work. Because they cannot be established as bona fide occupational requirements, the following types of testing are not acceptable: • Pre-employment drug testing • Pre-employment alcohol testing • Random drug testing • Random alcohol testing of employees in non-safety-sensitive positions....   [tags: Human Rights Canada Alcohol Trade Essays]

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knowledge and information

- I would now like to make reference to legislation that highlights the importance of how Council protects and processes it. The Data Protection Act of 1984 has been revised and the new 1998 Act was brought into force on 1 March 2000. The new act changes original definitions and meanings and it broadens the scope of the original act. There are eight principles within the act and it differentiates between personal data and sensitive personal data. Sensitive personal data covers: · Racial or ethnic origin of the data subject....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Social Identity in the Breakfast Club

- Social Identity in the Breakfast Club Breakfast Club film contained a wide variety of behavior and stereotypes. Each person had their on personality and taste at the beginning of the film. I believe that communication played the biggest part in the movie. It shows the way that people from totally different backgrounds can communicate and even agree on issues. The various types of communication and behaviors within the film will be discussed. Key terms will be pointed out and highlighted, as well as described in relation to the examples extracted from the film....   [tags: Movie Film Breakfast Club Identities Essays]

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- Listing Agreement (now called a service provisions agreement) 1. A type of employment agreement between a principal and a agent 2. It authorizes the broker to try to find (procuring cause) a ready, willing and able buyer on terms acceptable to the seller. Parties 1. Seller is the principal 2. The broker is the agent 3. Salespeople are the sub-agents of the seller 4. Cooperating broker is the agent of the listing broker and the sub-agent of the seller 5. Salespeople in the cooperating brokers office are agents of their broker Requirements 1....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hipaa Privacy Rule

- 1. Introduction Today, you have more reason than ever to care about the privacy of your medical information. This information was once stored in locked file cabinets and on dusty shelves in the medical records department. Your doctor(s) used to be the sole keeper of your physical and mental health information. With today's usage of electronic medical records software, information discussed in confidence with your doctor(s) will be recorded into electronic data files. The obvious concern - the potential for your records to be seen by hundreds of strangers who work in health care, the insurance industry, and a host of businesses associated with medical organizations....   [tags: Healthcare Medical Information Privacy]

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Design Concepts for Giving a Presentation

- 4 Important Design Concepts If you pay attention to these four concepts as you put the visuals together, the end products will be effective. 1) Make it BIG. Naturally, you'd like everyone in the audience to be able to actually see the visual you plan to use. This is complicated by not always knowing the size of the audience you'll speak to, or the size of the room you'll use. As a rule of thumb, if it looks right on the computer screen, it's probably too small. If it looks big, it's still too small....   [tags: Design]

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US Auto and AutoMex Case Analysis

- US Auto and AutoMex Case Analysis The learning team that consists of views from diverse cultural backgrounds and experiences reviewed the US Auto and AutoMex scenario. The team's scenario consensus scenario was varied yet similar in outcome. When using the 9-Step Problem-Solving Model as a guide, the following provides the reflections of the team-based on effectiveness, challenge and application to the US Auto and AutoMex scenario....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Samsung Electronics Company

- Samsung Electronics Company The Samsung brand Originated as low-cost manufacturer of black and white televisions in the year 1969, super sized with a semiconductor segment in 1970s, Samsung delivered massive volume of low-cost consumer electronics to domestic and OEM products to both domestic and global markets until 1993. Due to this fact, company didn’t develop global brand awareness until then. In the global arena, Samsung’s brand message was fragmented and its logo presentations were inconsistent....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Ethics In Financial Business Decisions

- Ethics in Financial Business Decisions Student Name School Name Class Title Course Number Instructor’s Name Date Written Ethics in Financial Business decisions The work I reviewed begins with a simple introduction explaining the roots of ethics in America wrought with quotes from our earliest leaders including George Washington and John Adams. Additional quotes identify and support the “Ten Universal Values” of “honesty, integrity, promise-keeping, fidelity, fairness, caring, respect for others, responsible citizenship, pursuit of excellence, and accountability (Smith & Smith, 2003)....   [tags: Business Ethics]

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Franchise Vs. Business Opportunity

- To the untrained eye, franchise and business opportunity investments look pretty much the same. Both invite you to purchase a package of goods and services and business concepts. Both offer you the chance to capitalize on a business idea that has already proved to be successful. Both provide some training, handholding and access to a valuable marketplace. In reality, though, there are huge differences between the two concepts. While these fundamental distinctions sometimes appear subtle, detecting and understanding them can help you protect yourself when you take the plunge into your new business....   [tags: Franchise Business]

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IFRS: Not Disaster But Embarrassment

- IFRS: Not Disaster But Embarrassment Moving from adoption to harmonization of Australian Accounting Standards with International Financial Reporting Standards, Australian companies have suffered embarrassment and bemusement in the process of understanding and implementing the new standards. Problems arise in understanding the over-complicated relationships between IFRS, A-IFRS(Australian equivalents to IFRS) and original AASB standards....   [tags: Australia Accounting Finance Business]

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Initial Public Offering Vonage

- Initial Public Offering Vonage Introduction Vonage the worlds leading provider of Voice Over Internet Protocol telephone services began in 2001, by 2002 they had their first residential customer. Vonage's decision to expand and acquire a larger customer base led to their IPO in May 24th, 2003. The difficulties faced by Vonage are no exception, many companies struggle with the decision of going public and timing....   [tags: Business Trading Stocks Public]

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Significance Of Financial Reporting

- Significance of Financial Reporting The Collapse of the Corporate Giants like Enron and WorldCom have raised the imminent question, which always remains in the back of an investor¡'s mind, "Can I trust my hard earned Capital in somebody else's hand?" This is not the first time that investors have lost their trust in companies however the fact does not change that the cost of capital from the market has increased significantly for the companies. Investors have started to invest their capital in risk free securities rather than in company stocks....   [tags: Business Finance Accounting]

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Motorola´s Supplier Evaluation System

- Motorola´s Supplier Evaluation System Motorola´s expectations for its suppliers are based on the company´s key beliefs of “Uncompromising Integrity” and “Constant respect for people”. As a consequence, they evaluate its supplier in the following areas: Compliance; Anti-corruption; Unfair business practices; Anti-discrimination; Humane treatment of workers; Working hours and wages; Safety and health; and Environmental sustainability....   [tags: Business Analysis Supplier]

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The Dangers of Cell Phone Use

- A cell phone is a long-array, electronic device that is been used for mobile telecommunications, data transmission (text messaging or mobile telephony) over a cellular network of particular base station which is known as cell sites. Moreover, the current cell phone offers a lot of services which include SMS for text messaging, packet switching for internet access, email, gaming, infrared, MP3 player, GPS, radio, television, Bluetooth, Camera with a video recorder and MMS for receiving and sending videos and photos....   [tags: Mobile Phones, Telecommunication, Medical]

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Disclosure in Work Environments

- Open communication between individuals is very important. This quality is what makes relationships run smoothly between two or more individuals. Barnett, Cochran and Taylor explored significant relations between the openness of communication between management and employees in a previous study (1993). These researchers found that employees expressed concerns and the level of internal disclosures by employees in the study (Barnett et al., 1993). Barnett, Cochran and Taylor also found in their study that external whistle blowing may lead to “negative publicity, regulatory investigations, and legal liability issues” (1993)....   [tags: Communication, Interpersonal Communication]

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Dual Relationships and Self-Disclosure

- Dual Relationships and Self-Disclosure Chemical Dependency counselors have quite a few ethical dilemmas to deal with. Therapists that are in recovery may confront some even more complex dilemmas, opposed to those who are not. There is a high percentage of addiction counselors that are in recovery. In fact, 55% of 36,000 members of the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors (NAADAC) are recovering alcoholics and 21% are recovering from some other chemical dependency. This brings up two sides to counselors in recovery....   [tags: Papers]

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Depth, Desire, Determination, and Disclosure

- ... Nobody ever uttered a word. There was not a single person who had the time or the permission to hurt the equanimity of others by pursuing any form of communications, even gestures or sign languages. Trying hard not to commit the mistake of disturbing the composure of others and in turn harm our own calmness, every one of us always kept our head down facing the ground. It was like all of us were searching something invaluable on the ground below us, “Ourselves”. I was seventeen when I decided to spend those valuable ten days of my life for Vipashana Meditation....   [tags: stare, together, alwam, journey]

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Interpersonal Relationships in the Workplace

- Interpersonal Relationships are one of the most important things in business and everyday life. A positive interpersonal relationship provides countless opportunities while a negative interpersonal relationship limits opportunities. Interpersonal relationships can be built with many different forms of communication but self-concept and self-disclosure play two of the biggest roles in forming positive interpersonal working relationships. Self-concept can be described as how a person views themselves....   [tags: Self-Concept, Self-Disclosure]

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Disclose or Not to Disclose?

- Disclose or not to disclose. That question usually arise at start of a new relationship, a new job or when meeting a new friend. Disclosing also happen with people we have known for some time. Scholars define self-disclosure as sharing information with others that they would not normally know or discover. My beliefs lie within every everyone of us. Everyone has their own way of defining self disclosure. My definition of self disclosure is letting loose and to trust the person I am disclosing to....   [tags: Relationships]

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Commentary of The film What’s Eating Gilbert Grape and Social Penetration Theory

- The film What’s Eating Gilbert Grape was released on December 17th, 1993 and directed by Lasse Hallstrom. It is about a boy named Gilbert who takes care of his brother, Arnie, who is mentally challenged. Gilbert is played by actor Johnny Depp and Arnie is played by actor Leonardo Dicaprio. In the movie, it is almost Arnie’s eighteenth birthday and his family is planning a party for him. A week before Arnie’s birthday, him and Gilbert watch a huge group of people drive through the town towing campers....   [tags: Special Needs, Obesity]

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Exploring Revelation

- Exploring Revelation What is revelation. There are many different uses of the word revelation. It can be the speech act of making something evident, an enlightening or astonishing disclosure or a communication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency. The last book of the New Testament contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world. The author of this book tells us his name is John. However, the John of Revelation does not claim to be a disciple or to have known Jesus....   [tags: Papers]

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The Case of Margaret and Andrew at the Welcoming Party

- As Margaret and Andrew move through the welcoming party to meet his friends and family, they interact with each other and Andrew's dad and ex-girlfriend through various facets of interpersonal communication in an attempt to make their relationship believable. Their failure is a result of lacking in both verbal and non-verbal communication. While they intend for those around them to believe they are madly in love, they do not excerpt key methods of communication such as listening, self-disclosure and body language....   [tags: building interpersonal communication skills]

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Annual and Quarterly Reports

- The Act requires the CEO/CFO to certify They have reviewed the annual and quarterly reports Based on the officer's knowledge, the report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements not misleading Based on their knowledge the fairness of the financial statements and the financial information included in the quarterly reports, fairly represent the financial conditions and the results of the operations of the issuer during the period covered by the report....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Campaign Finance Reform

- Campaign Finance Reform Campaign finance issues are complicated in the United States by the fact that the funding sources of the Republican and Democratic parties differ so sharply. As a result, any reforms intended to affect one kind of funding are likely to adversely and disproportionately affect one of the two parties. Furthermore, while most issues on which elected officials decide concern benefits for constituents. Campaign finance reform involves changing an institution that benefits those who make the legislative choices....   [tags: Papers]

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The Communication Process

- The Communication Process The communication process is used in every kind of relationship. It could be in a friendship, an acquaintance, a significant other, a family, and many more. I found out these processes can be harder than you think three years ago. My father got remarried and I was forced to become up close and personal with complete strangers, my step family. The communication process language in my step family describes the concepts and ideas of the transactional communication model and the social penetration theory....   [tags: Papers]

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Compensation is Key to a Successful Business

- Executive Compensation Business Key To run a successful business there are some master minds and professionals required who are not suppose to run the business only but should also know that how to take the business in the correct way and get more profit from that. They are not only focusing the current business location but also preparing the schedule for the future planning. The business is depends on the management and the managements is depends upon the managers, who are running the business in the smooth way....   [tags: salaries, benefits, management]

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Economic Liablity System of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

- Risk is a fact of human life. And, contemporary living has more risk of a certain kind than living in the past. Take the case of economic activities particularly now in the international context. There are definitely more and greater risks now, especially in the securities or capital market, than when barter was still the medium of economic exchange in any country in the world. The current risks are not only occasioned by the hugeness of the business or organizational entities at play , the enormity of finances that are involved, and the complexity of the transactions that are concerned – among others....   [tags: Economics]

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Companies in the Stock Market

- The companies have to lose something when getting the fund as well as the other advantages comes from going public. There are several disadvantages that the companies may suffer. First, being publicly listed in a stock market is not being done in an easy and simple way. For a company to trade its stock in stock market, following the requirements of Securities Exchange Act 1934 as well as other regulations monitored by Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) is compulsory. Primary requirements of Securities Exchange Act 1934 include disclosure of periodic financial report which consists of the revenue, cash flow and assets of a company....   [tags: Disadvantages, Advantages, Listed]

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The "Patriot Act"

- The September 11 terrorist attacks led to the Patriot Act, which was a law passed just six weeks after the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were hit. This Act was passed by the Senate the day before by a vote of 98-1. The Bush Administration considered this Act a form of "anti-terrorism weapon."* Despite his opinion many citizens consider this Act unconstitutional and a violation of our rights. In addition, some felt that their privacy was being invaded and soon coming to an end. On the other-hand some consider this Act reasonable due to the safety it would bring the citizens because many lives are threatened here in America....   [tags: Ethics]

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Executive Salaries And What It Means To The United States

- Executive Salaries and What it Means to our Economy The economy of the United States is by far the largest and most powerful economy in the entire world. The average family income is roughly $40,000 a year and our GDP (Gross Domestic Product) is well over 10 trillion dollars. The next closest country is Japan with 4 trillion dollars of total GDP.(Johnson & Wales: Economics) The United States has so many large corporations it takes someone to run each one and it also take a lot of money to pay someone to be in charge of each one....   [tags: Economy CEO Salary ]

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Analysis of the Movie, Disclosure

- Disclosure is a drama/thriller. The genre for this movie states, “Sex is Power”. Tom is a happily married man, a successful computer expert, and works for a major computer company “Digicom”, which is about to merge. He believes he is going to receive a promotion because of all his devotion and work for the company. Instead the job goes to Meredith, who is from another plant and with whom he was romantically involved in his bachelor days. She is now his new boss, who is very aggressive, sexy and dedicated to destroy him after he refuses to have an affair with her....   [tags: Disclosure Movies Sex Films Essays]

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Disclosure of Climate Change-Related Information by Chinese Companies

- This study explores the disclosure of carbon emissions and climate change-related information by businesses in China. 1. Background Climate change is one of the most important international issues and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) sets an overall framework for intergovernmental efforts to tackle the challenges posed by climate change (Guidance on how to measure and report your greenhouse gas emissions, 2009).With the increasing awareness of the severity of climate change, the reduction of CO2 emissions has become a predominant topic....   [tags: Climate Change Information Disclosure]

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Therapist’s Self-Disclosure in Therapeutic Relationships

- Regardless of the therapeutic approach utilised, an indispensible and communal component of most therapeutic approaches is the therapeutic relationship (Sparks, Duncan, & Miller, 2008). Norcross and Hill (2002) defined therapeutic relationship as the cooperative alliance between a therapist and the client. It is found to be influential in the success of a therapy (Lambert & Bergin, 1994). Hence, researchers began to investigate therapeutic relationship. Therapist’s self-disclosure (TSD) is one of the various factors investigated by researchers in terms of its influence on the therapeutic relationship (Audet & Everall, 2010)....   [tags: Therapy, Psychiatry, Psychology]

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Case Solutions on Company Disclosure Decisions and Indicators of Financial Health

- Case 1 Solution: Sharon Jacobs is CEO of Henderson Industries Inc, a public company: The main issue in this case is the disclosure decision, that is whether to disclose about the deferred payments to the shareholders or not. Second issue deals with accounting for sales. It is essential for the company to understand about its performance under the new proposed plan. In this case, the company will be lending money to their customers for purchasing the equipment's. But at the same time, during tough times in construction industry, a large portion of new customers may end up in non-repayment of debt....   [tags: economy, accoutning, profit]

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Importance of Communication in Relationships

- Communication plays a significant role in a relationship. Communication is one of the most important traits that relationships must possess in order to be successful. The lack of communication within a relationship will more than likely result in the relationship coming to an end. Oftentimes relationships fall apart because the two parties fail to communicate to resolve problems and important issues regarding their commitment to one another. Self-disclosure Self-disclosure is one of the greatest ordeals in any relationship....   [tags: Self-Disclosure, Listening, Initiation]

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The Era of Social Media

- ... However, the era of social media only started about 20 years later. Bruce and Susan Abelson developed “Open Diary” at that time and were used to gather online diary writers into one community. At the same time, the term “weblog” was used until one blogger jokingly transformed the noun “weblog” into the sentence “we blog”. High-speed Internet access raised the popularity of the concept which later social networking sites were created; first ones were MySpace (in 2003) and Facebook (in 2004). There are 2 concepts related to the term “Social Media”, they are named in conjunction: Web 2.0 and User Generated Content (UGC)....   [tags: crowdsourcing, self-disclosure, networking]

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Ethics and Professional Issues in Nursing

- HNWT4001 Fundamentals of Professional Practice This essay will take inspiration from a theoretical character named Sam (see appendix 1).Sam is a minor aged fifteen who, after a head injury whilst watching a game of football attends her local accident and emergency department. Whilst in the company of her mother she initially denies the possibility of a pregnancy but when taken to for an x-ray and separated from her mother admits that she could be pregnant. Sam’s case highlights issues of confidentiality, consent and disclosure of information....   [tags: consent, disclosure, issues, skills]

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Reaction to Gender and Communication in Social Work Education

- ... Little girls work and interact within small homogeneous boys-girls groups and make supportive comments whereas boys go for bigger groups and make challenging comments. When they group up, these patterns continue and sometimes misunderstandings occur due to such differences. Women nod head to encourage speaker whereas men consider it to be a gesture for agreement. Men do not nod and women consider they are not listening. Women tend to use questions to continue or start off a conversation and men think it is because of less knowledge of women....   [tags: male, female, eye contact, self-disclosure]

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Intimacy Link in Computer-Mediated Communication

- The article that I am doing my research analysis on is titled The Disclosure– Intimacy Link in Computer-Mediated Communication: An Attributional Extension of the Hyperpersonal Model. It focuses on the differences that attributions of self-disclosure on computer mediated communication (CMC) and face to face (FtF) interaction. In regards to communication, the article utilizes the social penetration theory, a theory which states that intimacy and self-disclosure are the main factors in developing interpersonal relationships(Altman & Taylor, 1973)....   [tags: hyperpersonal model,interpersonal relationship]

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Release of Information in Behavioral Health Cases

- In the event of releasing any patient information it is important to make sure that all of your T’s are crossed and your I’s are dotted before the transaction is complete. However, because specialized patient records, such as behavioral health or substance abuse cases, contain not only strictly medical information, but also therapeutic mental and emotional information, the release of this kind of information could cause some damage (McWay, 2010, p. 227). This is why the release of information concerning these patient records in them....   [tags: Health Care]

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The Work Spouse

- Irwin Altman and Dalmas Taylor’s Social Penetration Theory provides for a deeper analysis on how relational closeness develops. A multi-layered onion model is used to depict the personality structure of an individual. Each layer constitutes perspectives and beliefs about oneself, other individuals, and the world (Griffin 114). Self-disclosure, the process by which we “peel back the layers,” is a gradual process that is motivated by what we perceive as the outcome of an interaction. The depth, level of intimacy, and breadth, the extent of self-disclosed areas, are essential to forming an intimate relationship....   [tags: Social Issues]

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Differences and Similarities Between Risk Management and Patient Safety

- ... There are different types of risks involved within an organization. “Inherent risk, control risk, and residual risk are important concepts to understand when discussing ERM programs.” (Youngberg, 2011). A good risk management program is essential to an organization because it helps prevent legal and financial distresses. The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) was developed to represent risk management and patient safety. Their mission is, “To advance patient safety, reduce uncertainty, and maximize value through management of risk across the healthcare enterprise.” (American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, 2014)....   [tags: preventing medical errors, risk assessments]

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Cognitive-Behavior Therapy: Annotated Bibliography

- Goldfried, M.R., Burckell, L.A., & Eubanks-Carter, C. (2003). Therapist self-disclosure in cognitive-behavior therapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology, Special Issue: In Session, 59(5), 555-568. Self-disclosure plays a significant role in the bond between therapist and client. It helps in facilitating positive changes in clients and aids positive outcomes of treatment. Self-disclosure enhances motivation and expectation. The authors of this article discuss how self-disclosure within the context of cognitive-behavior theories (CBT) uses reinforcement and modeling techniques to accurately self-disclose....   [tags: Annotated Bibliography]

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Users of Financial Instruments and Information

- Financial Instruments is an important topic in accounting and it a controversial topic in many areas. People in the world investor, lender, companies and anyone who uses financial information need reliable and relevant information to make decisions and financial instruments influence significant in their decision especially after financial crises. Financial instruments define as "any contract that gives rise to a financial asset of one entity and a financial liabilities or equity instruments of another entity"....   [tags: investor, lenders, decisions]

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Government Regulations on Pollution

- Growing concerns about the environment’s well-being has become a focal point for many governments all over the world. Governments have allocated a substantial amount of resources and capital in an attempt to reduce pollution. Air pollution has led to harmful health effects and a depletion of the ozone layer. The depletion of the ozone layer results in higher levels of UVB reaching the Earth’s surface. This added UVB has been linked with increased cases of cataracts and melanoma development (   [tags: environment, Richard Thaler, Cass Sunstein]

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Consolidated Financial Statement

- The Financial statement of a company allows an investor to see the flow of money from that particular company. It records the money going in as well as the money going out. The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has implemented rules on how the consolidated financial statements are presented, disclosed, as well as other rules that affect the variable interest and non-controlling interest. A Consolidated Financial Statement is used when you have a parent company along with its subsidiaries....   [tags: accounting, earnings, shares]

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Information Technology Threats

- ... This is known as incorrect data modification. System errors is another type of incorrect data modification, an example of this is hacking and computer criminals. This happens when a person, illegally has authorized access to your computer. To this they can take or change any personal data, modify data or influences the system for financial gain. Loss of infrastructure This can occur from human accidents. Theft and terrorist, natural disasters, such as fires, floods or earthquakes, represent a high percentage for infrastructure loss....   [tags: social engineering, phishing, human error]

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- Today many people still lack the ability to communicate effectively with in interpersonal relationships. It is through cooperation and collaboration that effective communication occurs. By analyzing and studying the communication process we can improve our ability to communicate effectively between one another. To have a successful interpersonal relationship one must first interact with others, which is called interpersonal communication (Hybels and Weaver pg.156). Recognizing emotions in other is a very important first step to building a relationship....   [tags: Verbal and Non Verbal Communication]

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The Ethical Debate of Placebos

- The Ethical Debate of Placebos In health care there is a fine line between what is ethical and what is not. As time goes on this line becomes thinner and thinner. In the article The Moral Case For The Clinical Placebo, Azgad Gold and Pesach Lichtenberg are two researchers that argue that there are exceptions to this fine line when talking about placebos. They specifically argue, “The intentional use of the placebo, in certain circumstances and under several conditions, can be justified.”1 The placebo is rapidly becoming a problem because it is now a commonly prescribed drug and many people have different ethical views on the topic....   [tags: Health Care, Ethics, Clinical Placebos]

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Policay Statement for Tucker Inc.

- ... Applicable Information - This data categorization policy is applicable to all electronic information for which Tucker Inc. is the custodian. PROCEDURES 1. Access Control 1.1 Need to Know—Each of the policy requirements set forth in this document are based on the concept of need to know. If an Tucker Inc. employee is unclear how the requirements set forth in this policy should be applied to any particular circumstance, he or she must conservatively apply the need to know concept. That is to say that information must be disclosed only to those people who have a legitimate business need for the information....   [tags: employees, producures, sercurity]

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Journal of Accountancy Article: Ethics and Restatements

- ... Stock prices have typically had an adverse reaction to restatement announcements at times when the firm fails to give total disclosure and/or delayed disclosure. At that time, the reported earnings reflect poorly on stock returns. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 302, mandates that the CEO and CFO of publicly traded companies to certify their financial statements and disclosures as an accurate overview of their company. To offer proof that the CEO/CFO has reviewed and approved the reports, a management representation letter is given to be attached to the report though unavailable to the public....   [tags: final statement, correcting an error]

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Ethical Decisions: Making a Hard Call

- Confidentiality breaches can lead to mistrust and people not disclosing all of their pertinent information. Many theories can be utilized to make ethical decisions and to identify alternatives to ethical dilemmas that can cause confidentiality breaches. Ethics committees are essential to view a variety of viewpoints and collaborate with others for the well-being of patients and the critical information divulged. Ethical implications of a breach of confidentiality can range from mistrust at a personal level up to the level as a profession....   [tags: Ethics]

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Rated “M” for “More Censorship Not Needed”

- Since the moment video games became a commercial success there have been people who have pushed for unfair amounts of censorship to be placed upon the content of the games and its availability to children. These groups push for increased regulations on content but there is already an appointed group to handle this issue, the ESRB. Even though there has been an increase in mature content in the video game industry, increased censorship is not necessary because the current rating system and current censors make it nearly impossible for kids to reach this content without the help of a parent....   [tags: Mature Subject Matter, Teen Violence]

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The Protection for Mediation Communications

- I. INTRODUCTION Mediation has become an effective and popular form of dispute resolution since the last decade. Specifically, from 2005 to 2008 in Georgia, there were 523 settlements through mediation from 763 total cases. Under this informal process, mediator as a third and neutral party encouraged a broad ranging discussion of facts, feelings, issues, underlying interests, and possible solutions to the parties’ conflict. Moreover, mediation referred to the philosophy that the parties voluntarily reached any agreement through a process of cooperation and compromise without declaring the winner and the loser....   [tags: dispute resolution alternatives]

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Pain, Misery and Dissapointment in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

- Pain, misery and disappointment are all a significant part of this world’s concepts of both life and love. A prime example of this is displayed in Charlotte Bronte’s novel, Jane Eyre, where the protagonist, Jane, suffers through a particularly difficult life; her love is constantly stripped from her the moment she is relishing it most. With Bronte’s introduction of Bertha Rochester, Jane’s never-ending cycle of disappointment and loss of love. Charlotte Bronte utilizes the character of Bertha Rochester to interrupt Jane’s potential happy ending with Mr....   [tags: Adversity, Relationship, Marriage]

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