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  • Working with Terminally Ill Patients

    Working with Terminally Ill Patients

    Working with Terminally Ill Patients When we pass on, into the later life we often think that our dying wishes would be our last words. However, that is not always true. While reading an article titled “Psychopharmacological Agents for the Terminally Ill and Bereaved.” Written by Goldberg, Ivan K.; Malitz, Sidney; Kutscher, Austin H. The above-mentioned article states that the last wishes that a human being cares for are not always followed. While reading this

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    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: Vika
  • Working Women and the American Family

    Working Women and the American Family

    Working Women and the American Family The increased role of women in the workplace has certainly changed the face of the American family, as well as strengthening the family itself. Because we as Americans do not have the deep past and rich cultural history of older nations, we are allowed a larger range of flexibility in our social structures – including family. Indeed, this flexibility extends to the familial unit, allowing this construct to change

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Yan
  • Workplace Advocacy

    Workplace Advocacy

    Introduction In a profession where others’ health and well-being are priority, there leaves room for neglect of those who are delegated to care for these people. As a professional nurse, there are many obstacles that arise and affect the care provided to a patient, as well as the livelihood of the nurse. The current deteriorating and unsafe staffing conditions in hospitals and other institutions prompts workplace advocacy as the universally appropriate concept for maintaining professional

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Anna
  • Workplace Confict and Resolution

    Workplace Confict and Resolution

    Introduction Conflict is what has allowed us and our society to grow and become stronger. On a large scale it has brought peace and harmony. On a smaller level it allows one to understand oneself and seek out happiness. However, in today’s workforce, conflict and competitiveness can be either very destructive or very productive. As one develops an understanding of the inter-workings of their job one develops professional relationships with fellow employees and therefore learns

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Workplace Diversity

    Workplace Diversity

    Diversity refers to human qualities that are different from our own. Dimensions of workforce diversity include but are not limited to: age, ethnicity, gender, physical abilities/qualities, race, sexual orientation, educational background, geographic location, income, martial status, military experience, parental status, religious beliefs, work experience, and job classification. In the workplace, valuing diversity means creating a workplace that respects and includes differences, recognizing the unique contributions that individuals with may types of differences can make, and

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Workplace Diversity

    Workplace Diversity

    Running Head: WORKPLACE DIVERSITY Workplace Diversity Eastern Kentucky University, FSE320 Abstract Diversity is a one word definition of the population throughout the world today. Times have changed most people just have not realized it yet. As we progressively become more and more diverse in all aspects of life, people need to accept diversity and understand that things aren’t going to go back to the way they used to be. For people to accept change it

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    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Workplace Motivation Paper

    Workplace Motivation Paper

    Workplace Motivation Paper When looking at today’s workplace, teams have become one of the most popular organizational methods in developing projects. There is an enduring aspect of teams that makes it powerful and great. But we should not forget to incorporate motivational strategies, in order to intensify the process. Motivation is the gist of any strategic plan and teams are no different. Frederick W. Taylor, a management pioneer, stated that existing reward systems were not

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Workplace Related Conflict

    Workplace Related Conflict

    Conflict Resolution Process Workplace related Conflict As we know, conflict exists everywhere. There is no way to avoid conflict in your life. The best thing to do is to resolve the conflict. So the question is how do we do this? We first must recognize conflict by understanding the stages of conflict. There are five stages of conflict and they can only be resolved by learning how to solve the issue. A week before I

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    Submitted: November 3, 2015 By: Lorettae79
  • Workplace Violence

    Workplace Violence

    A major component of any workplace violence program is prevention. Program development and union involvement, are important parts of a workplace violence prevention program in government. There are specific measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of violent behavior. The first question many people ask when starting to develop a workplace violence prevention program is, “how can we identify potentially violent individuals?” It is understandable that people want to know this -- and

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    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Mike
  • Workplace Violence - a Force of Overall Concern

    Workplace Violence - a Force of Overall Concern

    WORKPLACE VIOLENCE: A FORCE OF OVERALL CONCERN Adell Newman-Lee Criminology-CJ102-D04 December 3, 2003 THESIS: WORKPLACE AS IT RELATES TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE I INTRODUCTION: • Crime and violence • Workplace violence a major concern • The three entities involved II STATISTICS • The Bureau of Justice Statistics • Statistics from 1992 to 1996 • National Crime Victimization Survey and The Bureau of Labor Statistic III WORKPLACE VIOLENCE A LAW ENFORCEMENT ISSUE • Responsibility of Law Enforcement

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • Workplace Violence Literature Review

    Workplace Violence Literature Review

    RUNNING HEAD: Workplace Violence Workplace Violence Literature Review Jennifer Watkins LL 595: Capstone - Leadership & the Future Dr. Lesley Page November 16, 2014 Workplace Violence[a] Prevention Workplace violence, described by Chenier as physical intimidation or violence against another in the workplace, may involve punching, pinching, scratching, spitting, homicide, rape, or slapping (as cited in Hunt, Hughey & Burke, 2012, p.44). Violence may cause physical or psychological harm as well as damage to property belonging

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    Submitted: May 2, 2018 By: Ollivette Scott
  • World Hunger

    World Hunger

    World Hunger First, in order to solve a problem such as world hunger we need to understand what it really means. To many peoples ignorance hunger isn’t the sound that our stomach makes after not eating for a few hours. Hunger is chronic disease that occurs “when people don’t get enough food in order to provide the nutrients (carbohydrates fats proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water) for active and healthy lives”. The term, chronic, means that

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Edward
  • World Hunger

    World Hunger

    World hunger is an issue that should affect us all. Everyone has felt hunger pains, or claimed that they are “starving” if it’s been a while since their last meal. But most of us have never experienced real hunger - chronic hunger. Chronic hunger means not having enough daily nutrition to meet the requirements for days, weeks, or even months. It means being too weak to fight off disease, and dying from common infections. It

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    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Jessica
  • World Is Flat

    World Is Flat

    To people’s different perspective the world can be viewed to them as round or flat. The author of The World Is Flat, published by Farrar, Strauss and Girony, Thomas Friedman simply believes the world is flat. In chapter one of this book, he travels across the entire globe to discover how the world is flat to him. In the book the World Is Flat, Friedman travels to Bangalore, India, where he finds himself surrounded by

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Steve
  • World Oil

    World Oil

    With the world’s increasing demand for oil there are not enough countries supplying oil to meet these demands. Right now the countries who export the most oil are Saudi Arabia, Angola, Iran, Russia, Oman, Yemen, Sudan, Congo, Indonesia and Equatorial Guinea(NYT 4/19/06). Saudi Arabia produces approximately 265 billion barrels per year, Iran produces about 96 barrels, and Russia produces roughly 54 barrels a day (Aneki, 4/13/06). Compared to the world top consumers; China consuming 38.95%,

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    Submitted: May 27, 2010 By: July
  • World on Fire

    World on Fire

    World on Fire „Р The world is so unbalanced. WeЎ¦re killing it. Everyone is killing it, but especially us in the U.S. who see our nation as advanced and powerful. Ў§If car ownership and oil consumption per person in China were to reach U.S. levels, then China would consume eighty million barrels of oil per day. Yet, in 1996, the entire world produced only sixty-four million barrels per day.ЎЁ Other nations canЎ¦t live the way

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    Essay Length: 394 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • World Peace

    World Peace

    Doyle English 101 Section 3500 Professor Cathey September 26, 2006 World peace, an ideal immortalized in songs by idols such as John Lennon and Edwin Starr. Americans may be familiar with the term from simple beauty pageants wherein contestants wish for world peace in order to appeal to judge’s expectations. But is it plausible? Well in order to answer this question, one must ask even more. To discover whether or not world peace is truly

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Artur
  • World Politics

    World Politics

    World Politics Dr. Farlow 11/13/03 May 1st, President Bush flew into the airbase in Dallas with good news for the military and all American people. Behind his enthusiastic speech read a sign, “mission accomplished.” May 5th, President Bush announced and posted on the internet that “Combat Operations in Iraq Have Ended,” and although sometime between then and today he changed that message to “Major Combat Operations in Iraq Have Ended,” isn’t this still a victory?

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Bred
  • World Politics

    World Politics

    “The traditions of all the dead generations weigh like a nightmare upon the brain of the living” / K. Marx. “We have discovered that nothing can be known with any certainty, since all pre-existing “foundations” of epistemology have been shown to be unreliable; that “history” is devoid of theology and consequently no version of “progress” can plausibly be defended.” / A. Giddens Are the dominant theories of world politics outdated in the present modern world,

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • World Systems

    World Systems

    WORLD SYSTEMS The world history does not always go in the same route. Change in the balance of power all around the world and existence of big events such as the foundation of press are effective in the conversion of the way it goes. With the effect of these rotations, systems are also changing. The world system between 600 and 1500 is not same with the system after 1500. This differentiation in system at

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: regina
  • World Systems Theory

    World Systems Theory

    World Systems Theory Unlike former sociological theories, which presented general models of social change with particular focus at the societal level, world-systems theory (or world system perspective) explores the role and relationships between societies (and the subsequent changes produced by them). A theory primarily developed by Immanuel Wallerstein, Samir Amin, Giovanni Arrighi and Andre Gunder Frank in response to the many new activities in the capitalist world-economy during the mid 1970s, world-systems theory is derived

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    Essay Length: 255 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Mike
  • World Trade Organization

    World Trade Organization

    World Trade Organization April 30, 2014 The WTO is a huge contributor to economic globalization. It helps to increase trade between countries and make sure trade flows smoothly. One of the purposes why the WTO was formed was to insure peace and less conflict between countries by establishing fair trade. There is however, underlying issues and criticism towards the WTO. Some say that the WTO exploits people and the environment and pay no regard to

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    Submitted: February 24, 2016 By: hsamra
  • World Views

    World Views

    World Views William Ruckelshaus once said “Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.” It is comforting to believe that our earth will be able to provide us with the luxurious life humans have lived for hundreds of years. When the race of man was small, one was able to pollute profusely. Once this area was no longer livable, they would move and continue to pollute a new area. At a

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Yan
  • World Wildlife Foundation - Mackenzie Gas Project Public Hearings

    World Wildlife Foundation - Mackenzie Gas Project Public Hearings

    World Wildlife Foundation Mackenzie Gas Project Public Hearings The Mackenzie Valley Watershed is located in the Northwest Territories. The valley covers about a fifth of Canada, which is almost two times larger than the province of Ontario. The Watershed is home to many animals including Caribou, wolves, grizzly bears, moose, and a very large bird population, that includes ducks, geese, and swans and many varieties of shore birds. WWF and the residents of the Northwest

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Worldviews and the World

    Worldviews and the World

    Before proceeding with our exploration of the fifteen aspects of the world, particularly the human world, it is necessary to gain a deeper understanding of the nature of worldviews; how they inform our interior lives, and how they help to determine the manner in which we engage the exterior world. We brought the caveman from the Stone Age To the subways of the modern world How they pack so many in Quick call the Guinness

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Worldwide Education

    Worldwide Education

    Around the world, education is funded in different ways, yielding different outcomes. In Europe, the state typically still pays for the institutional costs of instruction; students pay little or no tuition, but are responsible for living costs; and most universities are public. In many Asian countries (such as Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and the Philippines), most students attend private universities and colleges and pay the full cost of their education. Tuition is also charged in the

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Would God Categorize His Children?

    Would God Categorize His Children?

    Would God categorize his children? That is a question that I believe most would give a simple and direct answer: No. Would the United States categorize her children? Although the Amendment suggests that all men and women are created equal, the fact is that the citizens of the United States are constantly being classified by race, gender, and/or ethnicity. So, if indeed the United States is one nation under God, why do we continue to

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Would World Affairs Be More Peaceful If Women Dominated Politics?

    Would World Affairs Be More Peaceful If Women Dominated Politics?

    Would World Affairs Be More Peaceful If Women Dominated Politics? A recent addition to the study of international relations is the idea of gender and the difference it may have on political beliefs and actions. The argument is rooted in the concept that women are not as prone to violence and war as men, and therefore would lead the world in a more peaceful direction than it is currently going. To make this assumption,

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Writing for Myself

    Writing for Myself

    “Writing for Myself” The point the author, Russell Baker, is making in his essay, “Writing for Myself,” is quite evident. When Mr. Fleagle, Baker’s English teacher, assigned an informal essay to be completed as homework, Baker immediately became baffled by the daunting task. Though reluctant to start, Baker knew that it he had to swallow his animosity toward writing and select a topic to write on. The problem with this picture is quite evident. Baker

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Writing for Print and Emerging Media

    Writing for Print and Emerging Media

    The selected news article is regarding the massive earthquake which occurred in mainland Chile with a magnitude of 8.8 killing at least 122 people. It was reported that a 15-storey building had collapsed in the city, while other buildings caught fire and massive cracks opened up in the streets and bridges. The earthquake was said to be caused by the floor of the Pacific being pushed below South American land mass and this sudden jerking

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    Submitted: May 1, 2011 By: baikailin
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