1. Summary of the Paper
The paper Expanding the Subject: Violence, Care, and (In)Active Male Citizenship by Sylvia Fuller, Paul Kershaw, and Jane Pulkingham discusses the proposed policy reorientation of active citizenship. The authors argued that the current social policy orientation is too focused on employment and dismisses violence against women as well as disregards men’s neglect of child-caring responsibilities. Their paper calls for the re-conceptualization of active citizenship to address and take into account these male dysfunctions (183-185).
Using qualitative data from semi-annual open-ended interviews of seventeen mothers receiving Continue reading...
Workplace Course Works Samples For Students
Proposing Policy Expansion Outcomes Course Work Sample
1. Summary of the Paper
Example Of Course Work On Video Resume Reviews
A video resume is a short video which a prospective employee creates and which is aimed at describing the qualifications and skills of an individual to potential employers. To that extent Robert did the best job. Some of the features in his resume which appealed to me were the setting of the video, its background speaks volumes about the passion he has for his career. Subsequently the way he communicates his abilities and experience is coherent and straight to the point. This would certainly capture the attention of a prospective employer.
I believe that the use of this method Continue reading...
Supply And Demand Course Work Sample
THE GREAT DEPRESSION
The Great Depression
During the time of great depression, there was a sharp increase in demand for labor however the supply for the jobs significantly decreased. According to the law of Supply, the more the wages available, the more people would want to work. Since people are not willing to work under conditions whereby there are low wages, the number of employees willing to work during this time reduced significantly as the wages was also low. During this time, the employers’ response would be to hire more workers thus increasing the number of employees and hence paying much lower wages. The main Continue reading...
Roles And Goals Course Work Sample
Roles and Goals
My response to a colleague post comes in a way of a question. My question to the colleague post, working overtime and being on call, is why does a mother of three turn to become workaholic? Considering the current situation, as a parent with three children, isn’t it hard for her to do her job as expected? As a parent with kids at this particular age, I fill as though the first priority for a parent would be to his kids and not his job or school. Consequently, I am not refuting the fact that Liz needs to Continue reading...
Immigration Course Work Sample
The book “The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People” incorporates the socio-political perspective of the American history into a well-organized piece of art that provides a vivid description of the measure and complexity of the American past. At some point in the book, the issue of the immigrants takes the center stage (Brinkley, 2010, p.25). The Americans at the time, were caught in between two critical decisions that they were to make. This was the idea of how they could get immigrants who had skills, those whom they could easily assimilate so that they could contribute Continue reading...
Approach To Counselling Course Work
You are a men’s worker at a Family Support Service where you support dads in their parenting role. Mike has been referred to your service by the Child and Family Health Nurse. Mike is 20 years old and has the full time care of a 6mth old baby. Mikes ex partner Sara has supervised contact with their baby on the weekends, due to drug and alcohol issues. Sara’s weekend contact is supervised by her mum. Mike is very isolated in his role as a dad, and is struggling to come to terms with the responsibilities of being Continue reading...
Performance Appraisal Course Work
The three points of concern in the current evaluation form is how personal characteristics and relation with other co-workers was manipulated so as to be seen as a weakness on the side of the engineer. Another point of concern is the tentative decision where friendliness was considered in the evaluation to show the engineer is unfriendly and that he cannot associate and socialize well with other workers in the company (Werther & Keith, 2000).
The attitude of was another point of concern in the evaluation form. It was rated to suggest that the Continue reading...
Course Work On Privacy Of Drug And Alcohol Use In Work Place
Vividly, it is the right of the employer to make sure that employers are at work without drug in their systems. The fact that there should be privacy pertaining drug use isn’t a guarantee for workers or employee to report to work with drugs in there systems. The employer definitely has power over the employee when it comes to the work place.
If their is an ethical area in the work place in which the employees can differ with the employer, it’s the area of drug consumption. Many are the workers who report to work with alcohol Continue reading...
Japanese Art History Course Work
The Japanese art history is one of the most embraced art histories in the entire world mainly because of the diverse collections in the field. The history of the Japanese art vividly gives evidence of the past history. Through keen study of the art history, various hidden and factual details concerning Japan are revealed. The culture and the traditional acts of Japanese people are also exposed through the exhibition of the available artifacts. For this reason, as a curator of Japan in Los Angeles, I will present the different art materials to illustrate the history of Japanese. This is Continue reading...
Course Work On Self Governance Critique Of A Staff Schedule
Staff management in the nursing world is understood to mean the organization and supervision of the nurses in their day to day routine in hospitals. The responsibility of managing the schedule of nurses lies squarely in the hands of a staff manager. However, the modern day trend is such that such management is delegated to the nurses in a self governance strategy. In this entrenched culture in the field of nursing the work of the nurse manager is reduced to scrutinizing the determining the accuracy of the schedule and making importance adjustments.
Critique of a Staff Schedule
Ergonomics Course Work
The ergonomics involves the study and design of tools and equipments that fit the human body, movements and the cognitive capabilities of human beings. The tools used for performing different tasks should be adapted to the human requirement conditions so that operating with them can be easy and convenient.
In our study, I have chosen the ICT department of Airtel Mobile services
In the department, there are a series of interactions between humans and machines, interpersonal interactions and interactions between different platforms of machines (Machine –machine interactions). All these interactions are put in a way that Continue reading...
Economic Science Course Work
My Career Choices: Economist or Accountant
It is important when choosing a career path that one chooses carefully before committing to any life-altering plans. This is, in part, due to the increased need for qualifications and education before one is eligible to enter a specific career path meaning that if upon embarking on such a path, the individual finds that they do not like the choices they have made then they have wasted a lot of time, money and energy in pursuing it. Therefore, to avoid this fate, I will be exploring two particular career paths Continue reading...
Course Work On Human Resource Management
Are corporate executives compensated excessively? Why or why not?
The corporate executives are compensated excessively. It is documented that for last ten years, corporate executives were compensated three times more than the usual worker. The report reveals that a US Chief executive office earns 365 times more than what a normal employee earns a day, they are rated the leading earners in the whole world. For instance, in 1974, it was estimated an American CEO earned over 30times than a factory worker. Statistically, the rate of pay of the CEO gradually increased from 120 times in 1990 to Continue reading...
Course Work On Assessing Security Violations
EVALUATING SECURITY BREACHES
Legally, fraud is described as the misrepresentation of facts using words or by conduct or by concealment of what should have been disclosed that is intended to deceive a person so that the individual will act to their own injury. Commonly fraud is said to be the act of depriving a person of something by deceit involving misuse of funds or other resources or misappropriation of information. It is characterized by dishonest behaviors such as corruption, bribery, collusion, forgery, false representation, deception and concealment of information. Fraud typically costs the typical U.S. Company 6% of its Continue reading...
Loss Prevention Policies Course Work
LOSS PREVENTION POLICIES
Internal fraud is expensive running into hundreds of thousands of dollars in loss annually. It is mostly perpetrated mostly by the upper level management employees who have access to the company’s assets. Just to show how expensive fraud is, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, it is estimated that $660 billion is stolen annually by employees in the United States (Wells, 2011, p. 48). With these huge figures it is important for companies to invest in a comprehensive fraud prevention plan. A good comprehensive fraud prevention plan should encompass three main areas which Continue reading...
Business Statistics Course Work
The null hypothesis is important and continues to be used widely due to several reasons. First of all the null hypothesis is carried out in the context of a simple decision rule. The tests give a dichotomous outcome. Even though there are criticisms against the method, it enables scholars to progress in their theory testing. At the end of the day it gives a binary decision on whether two variables are related (Luce, McGill, & Peracchio, 2005).
There are several limitations of the hypothesis testing that scholars and experts have highlighted. First of all when the results reject Continue reading...
Course Work On Security Reporting
Joseph Wellington did not handle the question in an appropriate manner as he failed to answer the question asked and give supporting evidence of how the company handled Qui tam. If I was in Wellington’s position I would have explained to the participant that Qui tam is a term used to refer to a law suit initiated by a private citizen against a company for violating a regulation set by the government. The private citizen who initiates such a law suit is called a whistle blower (Doyle, 2010, p. 7). The whistle blowing in this case Continue reading...
Operations Management Principles Course Work
For any company to maximize profits, it must try to implement Just in Time (JIT) demand based system, forecast driven system or lean manufacturing. This is done while considering their advantages and disadvantages i.e. how they affect the company in terms of workers and the equipment they use. Companies must also dispense proper management so that production of goods and services is increased (Perry, 2008). Continue reading...
Protecting Corporate Executives From Fraud Course Work
Identity theft is on the increase. The target of identity theft is usually the high net worth individuals. Corporate executives are exposed to higher risk due to the value of their liquid assets. They need to be educated on the dangers of identity theft and the steps to take to mitigate future losses through this rampant form of fraud. Identity theft is also rampant within an organisation with workers collaborating with outsiders to defraud their bosses. The staff should be aware of the dangers and how to critically buffer the executives and the company as a whole from Continue reading...
Course Work On Business Ethics
Gumdrop Northern was a manufacturing company. It was involved in the manufacturing of different military supplies. It earned the reputation for employing one hundred and five highly paid workers who served as technicians and mechanics. Based on the kind of products that the company involved itself in, and the working conditions that it exposed its workers to, the company inevitably met ethical issues. An attachment in the Gumdrop Northern Company let to the exposure to some ethical issues experienced in the company. This discussion is therefore focused on three of these issues namely the Business Ethics, i.e., Continue reading...
Course Work On Inquiry Process
Internal controls are important in detecting and preventing internal and external fraud. One of the objectives of an internal control system is to ensure the company assets are safeguarded from fraud, waste or other irregularities (Pfister, 2009, p 30). Internal controls are based on the concepts of segregation of duties, authorization limits and proper records or documentation of transactions. The internal controls also ensure physical security of the company assets. The detective internal controls include reconciliation of branch accounts and independent verification of transactions (Needles & Powers, 2010, p 264). However there are inherent limitations of internal control Continue reading...
Digital Safety Course Work
Computer security questions
Security practices that can improve the organizational framework include development ad enforcement of a universal security policy. Policy framework ensures that the tools and technical security measures applied are well used and respected. Failure to have these policies in place but have the correct technical tools could still result in abuse of these tools by users and hence breach security. Another important factor is training of employees and all users in general on the security threats faced by the company with regard to computing facilities. This will make employees be vigilant of any suspected threat and Continue reading...
Course Work On Reliability And Validity
Reliability and Validity
I. Reliability of a Test
The reliability of a test is defined as its degree of consistency, stability, accuracy and predictability hence the repeatability of its scores. Generally, it refers to the extent to which the ultimate results of a given test are consistent over time thereby presenting a degree of accuracy representative of the total population considered under the study. Reliability is quantified in terms of reliability coefficient. The reliability coefficient give insight on the significance of the scores (Waltz, Strickland, & Lenz, 2010). A high reliability coeffiecient implies that the findings Continue reading...
Human Resource Management Advantages Course Work
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
1) Is it really necessary to have a formal job analysis before writing a job description? (100 words)
A formal job analysis is the process of describing and recording job aspects while specifying the skills and other requirements that are necessary to perform a job. It is very necessary to have a formal job analysis before writing a job description because job analysis helps in preparing job description and specifications necessary for hiring the right quality of human resource into an organization. Job analysis documents the requirements of a job and the work being performed. If Continue reading...
Understanding Communication At The Work Place Course Work
Understanding communication at the work place
Communication is a very essential tool in any organization. It is very crucial for a quality life as well as an essential facet of life. According the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1994, communication is considered as being a human right. Effective communication plays a significant role in: relationship building, decision making, expression of opinions, personality and thoughts, as well as it helps individuals to articulate and achieve their basic needs. However, communication is one of the most complex abilities that individuals study. It becomes even more challenging for people with Continue reading...
Difference Between Managerial Accounting And Cost Accounting Course Work
Managerial Accounting helps in the provision of important information that supports the internal management processes of an organization. In so doing, Managerial Accounting greatly helps the organization’s management to achieve the set goals. This is realized through planning and control, and appropriate decision making. Both standard costing and budgeting techniques help in planning and control, while direct costing and capital budgeting, among other techniques, help in decision making. In general terms, Managerial Accounting is all about the methods and ideas that provide accounting information aimed at supporting directly the managerial roles in an organization.
On the other hand, Continue reading...
Barbers Expenses Course Work
1. Contribution margin per hair cut performed
2. Number of haircuts for annual breakeven point
Breakeven point is the point where the total income from the performed activity equals the total sum of the fixed expenditure per year. In this case, it is the point where the total income from the haircuts equals the total fixed expenditure per year.
We must therefore calculate the total expenses per year, which is given as the sum of Barbers expenses per year and other expenses.
Total expenses from workers per hour = 5 X 9.9 = $ 49.5
Workers expense per week = 49.5 Continue reading...
The Book Of Job Course Work
The book of Job is regarded as a literature of wisdom. It is one of the books of the Old Testament. Through the years this book has been praised extravagantly. Luther ounces said that the book of Job is sublime and magnificent and that there is no other book of the scriptures that can be compared to it. Carlyle also making his contribution about the book of Job said that it has no equal in and out of the bible. The book of Job comprises of three sections: the prologue, epilogue and the conclusion. Both the Continue reading...
Leadership Course Work
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in October 1869. He is the chosen individual in this context considering his widely known and recognized name, character, and most vitally his undertaking (Gandhi, 2007, p. 14). His predominant existence and presence in the political arena in the last century and their relation and impact in the current era are factors that make this leader a strategic and ideal one for analysis. Mahatma was a pre-eminent leader in India during the Indian independence movement. He is mostly known from his political ideologies and undertakings.
Mahatma was Continue reading...
Course Work On The Professional And Personal Code Of Ethics
In life, it is important in life to have a code of ethics. It acts as a guide or compass to remind one of what they stand for and what the priorities are in life. When a person has a personal code of ethics it shows he aims to be a better person and even a better employee at the workplace. Many companies have instituted a code of ethics which they expect their employees to comply with. In different professions if a professional violates any of the Continue reading...
Internal Control Systems Course Work
Limitations of the internal control systems
Internal controls are the procedures that the management institutes in the company in order to ensure the operations are running smoothly. The objective of implementing an internal control system is to ensure effectiveness and efficiency in the business, enable management detect, prevent and correct irregularities and ensure the organizational assets are safeguarded from misuse or theft. The internal control system however has some limitations. They are events that occur that will prevent the system from accomplishing the mentioned objectives (Pfister, 2009). The three inherent limitations of the internal control system are:
Telecommunication Technologies Course Work
Communication in the office for any organization is very important. To achieve its objective, the company provides mediums of communication between staff and other stakeholders outside the company such as suppliers and customers. The company has to use a communication service that saves on costs while at the same time it is efficient. Furthermore, the company has to keep up with technological innovations in the telecommunications industry.
PABX and Centrex Systems
The private branch exchange refers to telephone system in a company where each phone line has only three or four digits. In includes Continue reading...
Course Work On Understanding Leadership
Leadership is a role that is of high importance in any given organization. The leadership of an organization is charged with numerous activities and responsibilities related to goal achievement. The roles and obligations of any leadership position will vary in accordance to the provisions of respective organizations. Effective leadership has many definitions and understandings. However, the common factor regarding effective leadership involves the fact that goal realization is important in the organization in question. However, leadership is not the same as management. Rather, leadership and management are complementary but distinctive factors that influence organizational success.
Motivation as an attribute Continue reading...
Course Work On Managing Performance
As a catering manager in a hospital, my role in performance management is to handle most of the human resource responsibility in the department. The roles played will entail: identifying specific responsibilities that each employee will be expected to carry out; ensure employees have expected proficiencies, or that there is a procedure for employee to acquire them; provide timely feedback on how effectively employees are applying work skills and knowledge in order to achieve set goals; to reward and recognise performances that are exceptional; Continue reading...
Why Kontak Required Voip Course Work
VoIP has been underrated for a long time because businesses have not realized the benefits that come with this new technology. It has the potential to increase the productivity in business (Wi-Fi Planet, 2006a, Intel, Kornak et al., 2004). The arguments and debates have brought a lot of confusion and opportunities. Through VoIP, it is possible to make phone calls over the Internet. For this reason, many households have started using VoIP to communicate using the voice over the Internet. VoIP is gaining popularity in enabling voice transmission over the Internet.
Kontak, a travelling company that Continue reading...
Technology General Questions Course Work
Question # 1
Gale’s (2007) article makes a case for mixing inexperienced staff members with the more experienced ones. Some of her reasoning and the benefits of this approach are as below;
1. Building a project team composing exclusively of experts has many pitfalls, it is expensive, creates overlapping of skills, and may be most vitally, it segregates the inexperienced employees from the interaction and knowledge of the most proficient members in the company.
2. It is a way of avoiding any potential brain drain, and to have employees competent of running Continue reading...
Course Work On Delegation At The Catering Department
Delegation is the transfer of authority and tasks to employees at the lower level than the delegated party (Luecke & McIntosh, 2009). As a catering manager, the two occasions that have enabled delegation of responsibility is when setting performance standards and when establishing procedures. In setting performance standards, there are instances when standards such as food quality and cleanliness of kitchen area are transferred to a specific subordinate. Also in establishing procedures, there are occasions when certain tasks in food handling and delivery are to be Continue reading...
The Change Course Work
The catering industry has from research been found to be one of the industries most sensitive to changes, may they be external or internal. When making any form of changes in the industry therefore, it is important to look at the resulting effects they will have to the business. As the catering manager to our hotel that is changing form using traditional cooking methods to more advanced (the use of microwaves) I have the duty of informing all the concerned people about the change.
To begin with, it is important to inform all members of staff Continue reading...
Risk Management Process Course Work
Risks refer to the chances of an event to take place due to a given action taken by an individual or an organization. The action taken normally has a possibility of yielding into a negative or positive result. Thus, an individual or organization needs to have adequate knowledge on the possible outcome before involving in an activity since this will affect an organization’s movement. Risk management likewise refers to the systematic selection of cost effective methods for the sake of limiting the effect of threat to an organization. It is impossible to avoid the effects Continue reading...
Human Resource System Course Work
Goals and Mission of the Project
The objective of this project is to find ways of improving the existing human resource system to suit the current situation. The goals and missions to attain the objective is discussed below[ CITATION Mar07 \l 1033 ].
First, is to find out how the existing human resource system works. This will entail how it keeps track of each employee in a company in terms of their pay rate, personal information, the seniority and even the date of hire. The project will also find out how it copes with the increasing level of Continue reading...