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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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Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) are a set of rules for accounting used to prepare and standardize the reporting of financial statements, such as balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) impose these rules on publicly traded and some privately traded companies located within the United States' borders. Although, GAAP is not written into law, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) sets GAAP. US GAAP designed to make financial statements useful to creditors, investors, and shareholders, providing insight into the financial stability of a company....   [tags: financial statements, income, accounting]

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The Challenges of Lesbian and Gay Youth

- The Challenges of Lesbian and Gay Youth This research paper is missing the works cited “The unprecedented growth of the gay community in recent history has transformed our culture and consciousness, creating radically new possibilities for people to ‘come out’ and live more openly as homosexuals”(Herdt 2). Before the 1969 Stonewall riot in New York, homosexuality was a taboo subject. Research concerning homosexuality emphasized the etiology, treatment, and psychological adjustment of homosexuals....   [tags: Lesbian Gay Teens Adolescents]

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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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Ethical Considerations in Customer Relationship Management

- Abstract Due to issues such as managed care contracting, and the financial impact of indigent care, healthcare providers find themselves in competition for patients with adequate health insurance, or the ability to pay cash for services provided to try to maintain fiscal solvency. E-health applications serve not only to advertise the services of a facility, but also to help the health care provider identify potential patients for the services they offer. In this paper I will explore the ethical considerations of Consumer Relationship Management (CRM) applications and services, which are increasingly being utilized to help target potential consumers for health care providers....   [tags: Business CRM Ethics]

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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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Documenting the Process to Record Equity in Financial Statements

- This narrative is to document the process to record equity in the financial statements. Gibson Energy ULC currently is not a publicly traded corporation and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gibson Energy Holding ULC who is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of R/C Guitar Cooperatief U.A., a Dutch co-op owned by investment funds affiliated with Riverstone Holdings LLC. As a result, the risks associated with recording share activity is low due to limited transactions and the process to record Share Capital is covered under the sub-process ‘Journal Entries’ documented in the Corporate Reporting Process Narrative....   [tags: Finance]

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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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Analysis of Hamlet

- The play does not open with the protagonist, nor with the direct disclosure of the problem. It points to unanswered questions and reveals anxiety and unrest. There is said to be a ghost, but the reason and purpose for the ghost's appearance are unknown. Basically, we can say that the first scene creates an atmosphere and the basis for the disclosure of the specific problem. The first point dramatically established is that there really is a ghost, although the questions raised by its appearance are unanswered....   [tags: European Literature]

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The Y2K Problem

- The Y2K Problem The Y2K problem...the Y2K glitch...the millennium bug. Whatever you call it, it is the inability of some computers and computerized systems to correctly recognize dates after December 31, 1999. Many products have microchips that have been programmed to process only the last two digits of a year on the assumption that the first two would be one and nine. As a result, 98 is read as 1998, and 00 could be read as 1900 instead of 2000. Y 2 Care About Y2K: Checklist How do you know if you will encounter Y2K problem....   [tags: Papers]

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HIPAA's Purpose in Improving Healthcare

- The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is an act that was passed in 1996 and enacted in 2003. It was established to improve on several aspects in healthcare, including the portability and continuity of health insurance coverage, as well as implementing national standards that ensure a patient’s security and privacy are protected. The HIPAA Law has several intentions which include; improving portability and the continuation of health insurance coverage when switching jobs or moving, combatting waste, fraud and abuse in health insurance and healthcare delivery, promoting the use of medical savings accounts, improving access to long term medical care and lastly, to si...   [tags: insurance, patient, safeguards]

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Carbon Prices

- On February 8th, 2010 the Security Exchange Commission announced that carbon emissions had become an important factor in the decision making criteria for investors, regulators, government, and other stakeholders. Currently, companies are not required to release data that is not material to stakeholders, and as a result many companies choose not to disclose carbon emissions. This is because many issuers have determined that “climate change will not have a material impact on their financial results”1....   [tags: Finance ]

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Examining the Basic Principles of the Belmont Report in Relevance to the Clinical Trial Involving Human Subject, Jesse Gelsinger. Sara Schultze BTC6

- In the United States, the basis for ethical protection for human research subjects in clinical research trials are outlined by the Belmont Report developed in the late 1970’s. This document, published by the Nation Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, highlights three important basic principles that are to be considered when any clinical trial will involve human research subjects. They are; respect for persons, beneficence, and justice. (Chadwick & Gunn, 2004) Over 20 years after the proclamation of these specific ethical guidelines, we are introduced to the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Human Gene Therapy’s study on a del...   [tags: Case Study]

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Ethics and Law in Dental Hygiene: Case Studies 16 and 17

- Case 16 This case presents a very delicate situation that presents many legal and ethical questions. Do you tell your brother his partner has HIV. I would tell my brother, but the how and when, may vary based on circumstance. From a professional ethical standpoint, it would be unethical to disclose the patient’s HIV status without consent. It would violate the patient’s right to confidentiality, as it is the patient’s choice whom information may be shared with (Beemsterboer, 2010, p. 50). It could also be argued that it is a violation of the principle of nonmaleficence....   [tags: Dental Hygiene Ethics ]

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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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The Importance of Interpersonal Communications in a Friendship

- I don’t know where I would be without my best friend. The person who keeps me sane when my family is driving me crazy, or the person who will stay up with me all night to support me when I have a last minute paper due in a class; I don’t know where I would be without that support. I found this support in my best friend, my sister from another father, Regina. Regina is an eccentric, overbearing, lover of all things natural type of girl. She lives life to the fullest and never backs down from a challenge....   [tags: Friendship Essay]

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Campaign Finance Reform: The History, Present, and Future

- Campaign Finance reform has been a topic of interest throughout the history of the United States Government, especially in the more recent decades. There are arguments on both sides of the issue. Proponents of campaign finance limits argue that wealthy donors and corporations hold too much power in elections and as a result they can corrupt campaigns. Those who favor less regulation argue that campaign donations are a form of free speech. One case in particular, Citizens United vs. The Federal Election Commission has altered everything with pertaining to Campaign Finance....   [tags: wealthy donors, corrupt practices, law]

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Boundaries and Ethics in a Counseling Relationship

- Discuss the relevance of boundaries and ethics in the therapeutic relationship. Ethics in the counselling and psychotherapy protects the client and the therapist involved in the therapeutic relationship and the therapeutic process as a whole; with the concepts that act as a guide for the therapists in provision of good practice and care for the client. The framework is built on values of counselling and psychotherapy; principles of trustworthiness, autonomy, fidelity, justice, beneficence, non-maleficence and self-respect, and provides standards of good practice and care for the practitioner (BACP, 2010)....   [tags: Therapeutic Relationship]

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Human Sexuality: God Created Woman for Man

- Abstract In the beginning God created Adam and then Eve from Adam’s rib. According to God’s word and plan women were created for men. In Genesis 2:20-22 it states but for Adam no suitable helper was found. 21 So the Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man's ribs and closed up the place with flesh. 22 Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. Marriage is designed to be sacred between men and women....   [tags: Sexuality, argumentative, persuasive]

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Teacher Sensitivities and Insensitivities in the Classroom

- Educators need to know how to effectively communicate with the parents of their students as a basic skill. An important factor in communication as a teacher is being aware of the social state and economics of the community in which they teach. Language, literacy and comprehension vary in different socio-economic settings. In ‘upper class’ communities, parents tend to be more educated while ‘lower class’ parents tend not to be as educated. Their education plateau may have only reached trade school, high school or perhaps lower....   [tags: Education, philosophy of education]

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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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Executive Privilege: Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton

- Introduction "We are all imperfect. We cannot expect perfect government." William Howard Taft. Executive Privilege is a part of the American governmental system used by the Presidents of the United States for the people but also for themselves. The historic case of United States V Nixon in 1974 set a precedent for the doctrine which has impacted the later presidencies. Does man’s imperfection excuse his decisions of how he governs. What is Executive Privilege. A Brief History Raoul Berger, author of celebrated book Executive Privilege: Constitutional Myth, wrote that: "Executive privilege"-the President's claim of constitutional authority to withhold information from Congress-is a m...   [tags: Abuse of Executive Privilege]

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The Rules and Principles of Corporate Governance

- ... During the founder stage, normally a single person, founder, runs the venture. A set of rules are certainly necessary for this stage, but the main challenge in keeping a family business intact rises thereafter that is to preserve the unity of the family members and their interests. This problem is certainly more critical after the second stage where the family members/shareholders barely know each other and each has a different vision for the business. Such a contrast of visions results in chaos that ultimately leads to destruction of the business....   [tags: business, enterprises]

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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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Interpersonal Commmunication in the Movie Marty

- Interpersonal communication is everywhere in society, both the past, present, and the future. “Marty,” a love story, and a movie made in the fifties, shows many examples of interpersonal communication. In this movie, the main character, Marty, who is a decent, socially awkward man who is pressured by his peers and family to find love and get married. He then gets fed up and goes to a club in town and meets a woman named Claire, who is in similar circumstances to him. Marty and Claire then interact and spend time together and Marty experiences companionship for the first time....   [tags: Marty and Clair, attraction theory]

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Communication Strategies in the Clinical Setting

- One of the most important aspects in the nursing profession is the need for good and effective communication. This is because good communication skills especially in the nurse-patient relationship have a significant impact on patient safety and recovery. Effective communication skills in the clinical setting are critical for the development of nurse-patient relationship and provision of health care information (Bruderle, 2003). Nurses usually exchange information with physicians, patients, colleagues and other people in the clinical setting....   [tags: Connection Between Nurses and Patients]

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Super Freedom: More Money Less Speech

- During the 2012 republican caucus in Iowa, local television stations received a huge gift from the Supreme Court. Less than two years early the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Committee gave large corporations, labor unions, and trade associations a break through its interpretation of political spending as a form of protected free speech. Additionally the new “super” political action committees that formed following the decision allowed contributors to donate as much money as they pleased without any stringent disclosure....   [tags: Republican Caucus, Iowa, Supreme Court]

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The Exponential Growth of the Internet

- Growth of the internet The growth of the internet has grown colossal over the past 10 years. According to Science Daily, on average a person will “approximately use 15.5 hours of internet per day” (University of Southern California, 2013). This is a whopping increase of 11.7% to 40.7% since March 2004 to March 2014 according to Internet stats. (Internet Growth Statistics) The internet has come a long way since the development of Web 1.0, there have been further developments in the World-wide web such as web 2.0, and the current development of Web 3.0....   [tags: web 2.0, antivirus, northon]

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Discuss the Need for Regulation in Financial Reporting

- Discuss the Need for Regulation in Financial Reporting There is a need for regulation in financial reporting because of a number of reasons. There are several major user groups of financial reporting, some of which include equity investor groups, employee groups, analyst adviser group, the government, the public and other stakeholders. These different stakeholders however, need to be able to interpret and use financial information in a systematic way in order to make the necessary financial decisions....   [tags: Economics]

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The Problem of Other Minds

- To the vast majority of people, the problem of other minds may seem inconsequential or non-existent; to some; however, the problem of other minds is a tantalizing dilemma. The problem of other minds asks how one can support the commonsense belief in the existence of other minded individuals against the general denial of other minds. A general denial of other minds requires an individual to wholeheartedly believe they are the only minded individual that exists and all others are simple automatons....   [tags: Behavior Science]

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Aristotle’s Three Categories of Friendships

- Friendships are special relationships that begin the development of social skills in each human person. Every time we open the door to form new friendships it begins with an experimental and holistic practice of philosophy and science. Whether we recognize the use of philosophy and science or not it’s being applied to shape friendships. The formation and bond of friendships has been studied for many years through science, philosophy, and theology. The point of this paper is to give the point of view and purpose of friendship according to science, philosophy, and theology and how it is applied to our everyday life....   [tags: Philosophy]

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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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Negative Aspects of Online Dating

- Negative Aspects of Online Dating With technology advances steadily in today’s society, individuals steadily advance too. One of these aspects includes dating. Individuals in today’s society hope to find companionship through online dating websites so that someday some online daters might be able to find a companion. With websites like eHarmony, Match, Christian Mingle, OkCupid, Black People Meet, and JDate, finding the one seems to be easier and more convenient than ever. Most of these websites even display statistics showing that one out of five relationships start online....   [tags: new age relationship searching]

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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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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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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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Informed Consent in Healthcare

- The Doctor and Patient relationship aspect of Medicine has changed drastically in the last twenty years. It has evolved from paternalism (the doctor makes the decision for the patient) to shared decision making where the patient is considered an equal partner in his/her own health related decisions. Informed consent is the cornerstone for this view. When a patient or a research subject makes an autonomous decision after understanding, the risks and benefits involved with the decision is Informed consent....   [tags: Health Care, Legal Issues, HIPAA ]

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UK Financial Regulatory Framework

- Introduction The financial regulatory framework in UK is called GAAP or General Accounting Accepted Practice and is the body responsible for the rules and regulation that companies within the UK must follow when reporting financial information. There are three main sources of rules governing accounting regulation in UK namely: the companies’ act 2006, (which incorporated EU accounting directives), UK accounting standards (FRSs and SSAPs) and London Exchange Company listing (International Accounting Standards)....   [tags: GAAP, financial reporting, free-market, economy]

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Autonomy: A Concept Analysis

- Introduction The concept analysis of autonomy will be analyzed according to the Walker and Avant method of concept analysis. Walker and Avant (2005) present a strategy for analyzing concepts in a comprehensive manner to present new theories and a common definition for different concepts. The current as well as historical meaning is an important aspect to analyze the concept of autonomy, as one must understand how one simple four syllable word grew into such a powerful concept. Definitive attributes drawn from the concept mapped for future use as well as case study as outlined by Walker and Avant (2005)....   [tags: clarification, autonomy]

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Outsourcing the Processing of Sensitive Information

- Outsourcing the Processing of Sensitive Information A current trend in business in the first-world (United States and Western Europe) is for the service sector to follow the lead of the manufacturing sector in looking to the global marketplace to find the lowest-cost means of production. That is, to lower costs and maximize profits, first-world service providers are increasingly seeking to outsource "knowledge worker" type tasks to countries with substantially lower labor costs. The type of work being exported includes telephone call-center support, data entry, the design and implementation of sophisticated software systems, tax preparation and financial bookkeeping....   [tags: Businesses Economics Economy Globalization]

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Therapeutic Writing

- Writing is a tool used by many people for a variety of reasons. It is not uncommon for a person to jot down notes of thanks or send letters to friends or family. Further, one might set goals by writing lists of things they want to complete. Even the use of diaries and journals to record daily activities has spanned the ages. The first diaries date back to the Japanese classical period known as Heian. From 794 to 1192, these diaries held records of the writer’s daily life (Nakanishi, 2004, p.53)....   [tags: Counseling ]

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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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Advertising to Children

- We are living in an era of high advertising in the United States of America. We are being bombed by ads everywhere we go. Ads tell us how to run our lives. They tell us how to dress, eat, drink, how not to feel depressed, how to feel more socially acceptable, and of course, they tell us what are the “best” products to consume. Advertisements are delivered via radio, magazines, billboards, newspapers, television, internet, school, bookstores and many others sources. Advertisements are everywhere, and they all have one simple goal: to sell things or ideas to the people....   [tags: Advertising, Strategies]

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Truth-telling versus Deception

- Healthcare professions have codes of conduct and ethics that address the issue of honesty and trust in relation to patient encounters yet truth-telling (or being honest) versus deception (or being dishonest) has been identified as an ethical issue in hospitals, particularly about diagnosis and prognosis disclosures. Dossa (2010) defines being honest or telling the truth as relating the facts as one knows them. Furthermore, Dossa (2010) states that deception can be an act of dishonesty but also can be without lies....   [tags: healthcare professions, ethical dilema]

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New Zealand International Financial Reporting Standard

- New Zealand International Financial Reporting Standard 8 (NZ IFRS 8) Operating Segments replaced New Zealand International Accounting Standard 14 (NZ IAS 14) Segments Reporting. Since 2009 NZ IFRS 8 has been compulsory. This essay will be covering the definition of an Operating Segment and the major changes that have occurred. It will also include summary of number and type of operating segments of the five listed companies in Part A and discussion on whether information provided under NZ IFRS 8 is of greater quality and useful for decision makers....   [tags: decision making, internation accounting]

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Sarbanes Oxley- Investor Confidence Act

- The problem to be investigated is the purpose and exactitude of the investor confidence act entitled the Sarbanes Oxley Act. This act was created in 2002, to increase public confidence in the accuracy and transparency of public companies financial reports. (Jennings, 2012) This assessment and regulation act was created for the reason that corporate governance within many companies such as Enron, Lehman Brothers and other companies failed to act responsibly in regard to the public trust and were recognized as ethics violators....   [tags: Finance]

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Predatory Business Practices

- This module described various predatory practices by businesses. Using scholarly resources, describe some specific examples of predatory practices. Should the debtor or borrower bear some responsibility, at least in some instances. Explain why or why not. Predatory business practice is an unethical, predatory approach that a business undertakes to control the market or maximize profit. There are several predatory practices in play today like predatory lending, predatory mortgage servicing, predatory borrowing, predatory pricing etc....   [tags: Business, Abusive Loan Terms]

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Chemical Dependency Counseling

- Introduction Chemical dependency counseling involves direct interactions with the clients and as such standards need to be set which will promote safe and accountable counseling. Chemical dependency counseling has a set code of ethics, guidelines and regulations that seek to safeguard the interests of everybody involved. Laws and ethics ensure that everyone acts in a way that does not cause harm to others. Laws and ethics also help to give the profession its credibility. The Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (2014) gives provisions on the conduct of counselors as stipulated by the law....   [tags: Accountable Counseling, Direct Interactions]

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Companies and Sustainability

- ... (Our Company,BHP Billiton, 2014). There must be accountability and disclosure of the activities that are being undertaken and the way they are spending in order to explore corporate responsibility. While BHP Billiton being a participant to a number of voluntary agreements on human rights and implementing policy on human rights, as explained within its Sustainability Framework, the company did not report on human rights risk assessments or disclosure on “material risk” during 2009-2010. Then BHP Billiton realised it is not easy to meet the challenges genuinely where different people has different views....   [tags: environment, BHP Billiton]

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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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Enduring Physical and Mental Abuse in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs

- ... As a matter of fact, if a borrower refuses to select their ethnicity on an application; brokers are inclined to guess the borrower’s race to be in compliance with the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. This is a requirement to ensure mortgage lenders are not discriminating based on race. Hence, mortgage lenders have the right to guess a borrower’s race based on the physical color of skin. In America’s judicial system, the color of skin or race are often equated with criminal behavior. Dr. King once said “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” As United States...   [tags: brutality, inequality, discrimination]

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To what extent was the Swiss banking system responsible for empowering the Nazi regime?

- A: Plan of Investigation The purpose of this investigation is to analyze the extent of the support of Swiss banks towards the Nazi regime. In the analysis, the role of Swiss banks during World War II as well as the legal action that those banks faced in recent years will be examined. An evaluation of the origin, purpose, value and limitation of two sources used for research will also be provided in this investigation: “How Swiss Bank Accounts Work”- by Lee Ann Orbinger, and “Swiss Banks Settlement: In Re Holocaust Victim Assets Litigation”, an official online version of a settlement issued by Judge Edward R....   [tags: World War II]

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The Importance of Gender, Race and Reproduction in Laboring Women by Jennifer Morgan

- In Laboring Women by Jennifer Morgan, the author talks about the transformations African Women suffer as they become slaves in America. The author explains how their race, gender and even their reproduction of African women became very important in the sex/gender system. She explains the differences of European, African and Creole and how their role was fit and fix in the sex/gender system in regards of production, body and kinship. Morgan explains the correlation of race and reproduction as well as how this affected the Atlantic World....   [tags: african women, slaves, myths]

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Corporate Governance Code and the Satutory Provision Responsible for Regulating listed PLC’s

- This essay would be discussing the extent to which the corporate governance code and the statutory provision responsible for regulating listed PLC’s have addressed the concerns arisen from recent corporate scandals. Corporate governance is the “framework of rules and practices by which a board of directors ensures accountability, fairness and transparency in the firms relationship with all its stakeholders” . The stakeholders include financiers, customers, employees, management, government and the community....   [tags: business]

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The Evolution of Executive Compensation from The Early 20th Century to Today

- The Evolution of Executive Compensation from The Early 20th Century to Today Executive compensation has been studied for many years. While the average person probably does not think about it on a daily basis, it is necessary to watch trends. Tracking the amount of money they make as well as the bonuses, stock options, and other benefits shows how these executives are making such high rates of pay compared to the ordinary worker. Tracking how much an executive makes began in the 1930’s. Since this time not only has it been tracked but there have been many changes in the type of tracking, the tax laws and what is available as compensation....   [tags: executive pay, customization, differentiation]

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Caveat Emptor: Rights of Home Buyers in the State of Missouri

- The State of Missouri requires professionals to obtain a license before providing services to the public, in many careers. Misconceptions hold that issuance of licenses is just something that is needed in order to charge money for services. Licenses are issued however, because the public puts their trust in professionals who are more knowledgeable than they are. Many people today want to avoid the hassles and risks associated with the transfer of land, so they put their trust in licensed real estate professionals....   [tags: Real Estate]

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As I Meet Myself: Perceptions of Self through Interactions of Others

- As I Meet Myself: Perceptions of Self through Interactions of Others As a collective group of peers, we perceive things in a certain light without necessarily knowing the background information. We judge ourselves, and we judge others constantly, and often based only on perception. The outcome of perceiving things a certain way can be positive or negative. This depends on how we do it, when, and how often. After reading and carefully examining this chapter, I have gained some very useful knowledge....   [tags: self-concept, understanding]

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Negative Critique on Alan Goldman's View on Medical Paternalism

- Medical Paternalism In the realm of medical ethics, there are many topics that are debated and discussed, but there is not necessarily one clear, correct answer. One of these topics is paternalism. Many questions are bandied back and forth: is it beneficial, should it be disallowed entirely, are there instances when paternalism is good and beneficial, and the list goes on. For each of these questions there have been authors who have provided their comments. One such author is Alan Goldman. He draws a very firm line on paternalism, simply put: medical paternalism is deleterious to a patient because it intrudes on their primary rights of liberty and autonomy....   [tags: medical ethics, patients]

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The Evolution and Importance of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

- Introduction GAAP is the acronym for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. GAAP includes universally accepted guidelines and procedures to properly yield accepted accounting standards and financial reporting’s within companies. The universality of GAAP ensures that there is some sort of consistency with the preparation each company’s financial statements that may include, balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cashflow. Therefore when comparing and analyzing financial records, a set standard followed to achieve stability from one company to the next....   [tags: great depression, assumption, procedures]

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The Role of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission

- ... As the shopper credit controller, ASIC permit and control individuals and organizations taking part in buyer credit exercises that incorporates banks, credit unions, account organizations, and home loan and money representatives. They guarantee that licensees meet the models - including their obligations to shoppers - that are situated out in the National Shopper Credit Insurance Act 2009. As the business sectors controller, ASIC evaluate how adequately commissioned money related markets are following their legitimate commitments to work reasonable, organized and transparent markets....   [tags: corporate governance in the XXIst century]

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The Emotional Distance Amid People Has Widened: Blind Date

- Due to busy present lifestyles, the emotional distance amid people has widened. A little people are incapable to widen their communal circles or encounter new people of the opposite sex because of their nature or work, so they pursue non-traditional methods to encounter new people. One of these methods is the use of the Internet. Match making on online dating locations and becoming encompassed in dating ability have come to be quite accepted these days. The discover is led alongside online questionnaires; out of those distributed, 302 valid examples were returned....   [tags: non traditional ways to encounter, opposite sex]

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The Role and Responsibilities of Health Information Managers

- Health Information Managers are specially trained professional within the healthcare field who handle confidential patient medical and health records. Managers are tasked with keeping all records secure and responsible for the safe handling of all healthcare informatics as well as updating and documenting new events into patient records as need in addition to managing the information contained within the patient files, the health information managers are responsible for safety and secure storage of all records in an electronic and hard copy format for easy access by other healthcare staff, such as physician, nurses, and medical billing professionals....   [tags: Career Research ]

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What is the Role of a Teaching Assistant?

- What is the Role of a Teaching Assistant. What does a Teaching Assistant (TA) do. there are many variations to this role making this not a straight forward question to answer. There are class teaching assistants, Special Educational Needs (SEN) teaching assistants, specialist subject teaching assistants, Higher Level teaching assistants (HLTA’s) to name a few. The job role will differ from school to school as TA’s are present in schools from Early Years classrooms through to senior and upper schools, making the role of a TA an extremely diverse and varied one....   [tags: cognitive development, lesson plan, education]

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Importance of Interpersonal Communication Skills in Healthcare Professions

- ... Empirical data suggested that participants that experienced higher rapport has better recollection of events and divulged more information (Collins & Lincoln, 2002). These results emphasise the impact establishing rapport has on the content individuals are willing to disclose and their ability to recall important information. Rapport building is essential in any healthcare context, specifically that of a psychologist as it develops the professional relationship and if conducted effectively can have a positive effect on the information quality the client is willing to share....   [tags: primary aspects of interaction]

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Developing Countries Stealing Intellectual Property from Developed Ones

- Today almost every company owns intellectual property. It could be in form of photos, designs, technological methods, product components, logos, brand names, consumers’ profiles, etc. Usually it relates with unique and innovative creations of the mind (David Ho). The variety of intellectual property is broad and covers many things. Along with such common types of intellectual properties as patents, trademarks and copyrights there is another one, which is comparatively unusual and hardly determined – trade secret....   [tags: case between China and US]

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Solution for the IT Security Banking and Ethics

- ... Disconnect your computer from the Internet when you are not using it. Carefully consider your security settings. Examine all system settings, particularly the security settings, and select options that decrease your risk of data loss or intrusion.  Back up your data. Protect your backups. When you make your data backups, make sure they are kept in a safe, secure location. It does no good to secure your PC and leave the backups where anyone might find them.  Don’t store sensitive information in portable device without strong encryption  Don’t leave your computer / sensitive documents unlocked  Don’t discuss anything sensitive in public place....   [tags: practices, society, authorization, think]

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Cultural Exclusion of Neo Buddhist in Urban Scenario

- Cultural Exclusion of Neo Buddhist in Urban Scenario Statement of Problem Cultural exclusion has different dimensions. It exist in different forms, In Indian society caste factor is mainly responsible for cultural exclusion. In simple word cultural exclusion refers to lack of freedom to celebrate religious programme, inability to express their views or opinions. Indian social order also plays an important role in culture exclusion. Minorities’ religion or social groups has inability to follow and preserve their culture....   [tags: Indian society caste factor]

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How Educators Can Incorporate Counseling Tenets into Lessons

- The authors presented different counseling tenets that not just counselors, but also, we, as teachers can use to address the concerns of our gifted learners. We can incorporate these tenets in our lessons so that others students can benefit with it as well. The counseling tenets discussed the book Socio-Emotional Curriculum with Gifted and Talented Students (2009) include the following: nonjudgmental, focusing on strengths, respecting and fostering autonomy, active listening, open-ended questioning, avoiding teacher/facilitator self-disclosure, respecting privacy and processing....   [tags: nonjudgemental, autonomy, teaching]

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The Privilage by Journalists to Resist Criminal Process

- I. BOTH THE FIRST AMENDMENT AND FEDERAL COMMON LAW RECOGNIZE A QUALIFIED PRIVILEGE BY JOURNALISTS TO RESIST CRIMINAL PROCESS. Both the first amendment and federal common law recognize a qualified privilege by journalists to resist criminal process. This brief first analyzes both the Supreme Court’s holding and reasoning in Branzburg v. Hayes, 408 U.S. 665 (1972), and its interpretation by lower circuits for the reporter’s privilege under the First Amendment. The brief then examines Fed. R. Evid....   [tags: reporter, confidential, testimony]

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Relationship of Agent and Sale Price of Property

- Real estate agency issues have triggered a wide range of studies to be done since the 1980s. Amongst all topics, the most interested area to be researched is the relationship between the type of agent representation and the sale price of properties. This is due to the significant effect of the issue in prompting some regulatory and legislative changes to the related agency representation. Hence, this results in the size and distribution of the incentives or commissions and eventually impacts the organization of the real property brokerage business....   [tags: mls, regulatory, incentives]

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Social Networking Media and Using Proper Online Ettiquette

- ... Facebook users can post their relationship status, identify family members who are also Facebook users, and list their education and work history (Childs, Martin, 2012). The actions and posts that are made public have substantial impacts that can potentially be misconceived and mixed up by other viewers on the Facebook media website. This can explain how some professionals have to be forced into conformity to preserve their professional images avoiding use of online social media services. Educational guidelines for students can also significantly influence professional use of technology....   [tags: public and private information]

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The Importance of IT Auditing in the Modern World of Business

- ... Some organizations have a full time IA team while still requiring assurance services from the EAs. Having both audit functions may result in the possible reduction in audit fees, the increased tendency by IA to be effective in the identification and prevention of internal fraud, professional collaboration between the audit functions that prevents duplication, and the cross-training that may result by the synergetic effect from both functions (Schneider, 2009). This part of the course expands the different function of IA and EA and discusses the changes brought by the SOX Act....   [tags: foundations of computer network auditing]

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Privacy Protection Through a Code of Conduct

- In an effort to develop a viable privacy culture within the organization, the first step to achieve the enhancement of a culture of privacy protection within the department would be to develop a code of conduct. Based on the reality that such a code, usually referred to as a code of ethics is seen to be the basis of any ethics program it would only be prudent to institute the development of the same as a starting point. Such a code of conduct should be developed in such a manner as to be able to address previous unethical conducts within the department as well as project into the future so as to prevent future acts that would be unethical....   [tags: Organizational Issues]

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Male Same Sex Families Coping With Loss

- Guidelines in Assisting Gay Family Members to Deal with Loss Although the Goliath family have their fair share of difficulties, like most gay men (Haldeman, 2010), they after all appear to be a well-functioning and resilient couple. On account of their adaptability, intensive therapy might not be justified. Nonetheless, there are certain aspects that a therapist need to consider when dealing with male same-sex couples. Some of the aspects that will be included in this section involve (a) the therapist’s own feelings regarding the therapeutic relationship with gay men; (b) putting the men at ease; (c) issues that the men might experience regarding sexual stigma, discrimination and shame; (d)...   [tags: Psychology]

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Effects of Regulation with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

- The Oxford dictionary states that fraud is the “wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain” (Oxford University Press, 2014). It is arguable that only individuals have the ability to engage in fraud, but these individuals may lead corporations, which allows corporations also to commit acts of fraud. From a high-level perspective for combating this issue, many governments build a regulatory environment that interacts through firms and individuals. This regulatory environment exists as a series of laws and directives on the various government entities interact to ensure this protection....   [tags: ethical behavior, laws, regulations]

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Infidelity and Confidentiality: A Dilema for Therapists

- Counseling couples who are attempting to overcome the betrayal of infidelity together pose a unique challenge to most therapists. In addition, a couple where one spouse admits to an affair to the therapist without their spouse’s knowledge can be equally distressing to said counselor. What are the ethical concerns regarding this scenario. In one case we are keeping our client’s confidences, building trust and following all ethical codes of confidentiality. In another case, we could possibly cause harm by keeping the client’s spouse in the dark about the affair....   [tags: adultery, therapy, counseling]

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Analysis of a Websites Design and Creation

- 1) CONTENT About the content of this website is in this web site, I agree (1) that there has much useful accurate information to user. This information can help user to explore detail more about the novel they want to read and how to get that novel they want. For example, they put information about type of novel and categories of novel such as English novels and Malay novel. Besides that, they also put information about list of book, purchasing, catalog, member registration and about them. They put all of this information by using slide show, video, news and link....   [tags: intended audience, information, graphics]

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Research on the Importance of Corporate Governance

- Context and Background One of the foremost objectives of any business is profit maximization; each and every organization wants to run a profitable and sustainable business activity alongside satisfying the needs of its customers. It wants to set a mark, and be differentiated amongst its competitors whilst increasing its market share value. However in regards to the prospects of profit maximization, every business must ensure that it adheres to a strict code of conduct, enforce internal controls and abide by set rules and regulations....   [tags: business, profit, standards]

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The Loss of Ethics and Trust in Corporations Today

- ... Just as a cheating spouse, in the show Cheaters, the spouse thought they could trust them until the occurrence happened. Trust at this day and age is hard to come by and runs hand in hand with ethics. Just at the conclusion of the fiasco that more companies fell into the same trap as Enron. Martha Stewart Living, and most recently MCI WORLDCOM which is now Verizon tried to get away with the same thing. “Senators Paul Sarbanes and Representative Michael Oxley became the authors of legislation....   [tags: enron, finance, disclose]

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The Process of Research: The Institutional Review Board

- Introduction During the process of research, professionals collect data or identifiable private information through intervention or interaction. While this is a vital part of the scientific and medical fields, every precaution must be taken by researchers to protect the participants' rights. Ethics, outlined by the Belmont report; requirements, described by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS); and regulations, laid out by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are verified by an Institutional Review Board (IRB)....   [tags: human rights, minimal risk, ]

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