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Climate Change: Corporate Social Responsibility - 1. Introduction: In recent year, fighting climate change is a one of pivotal issues which require an interference from variety aspect in society, not merely a responsibility of government but also mandate of businesses. To defend a substanable growth of the business, taking care of stakeholder’s right should be paid attention, especially energy companies which directly integrate with government, community and environmental issue. A corporation is likely to obtain several perquisites throughout treats in a socially responsible manner, among them: the elevation of financial achievement and the mitigation of operating costs; the enrichment of the organization image and reputation; the upgrad...   [tags: Social Responsibility Essays] 2583 words
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United States Social Welfare Programs - Many government and community organizations have worked to fill the need of its citizens through social welfare programs. In fact, the American welfare system was designed to benefit impoverished Americans or those affected by serious medical problems (Wikimedia, 2013). These important welfare systems among others have helped shape the American economy. In creating programs that encourage (or lawfully force) candidates to seek employment after a period, promotes economic growth and development. In the U.S there are two prominent social welfare programs: Social Security and Medicare (Krugman, 2007)....   [tags: Social Security, Medicare]
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Social Anxiety Disorder - Social Anxiety Disorder is one of the most common anxiety disorders amongst the adolescent population. Social anxiety is the extreme fear of embarrassment and daily social situations. This is caused by exaggerated concern with appearance, how a person is viewed socially, and not wanting to be negatively judged by others. People with social anxiety are afraid of doing normal things in front of other people. Feared situations may vary from reading in class, to eating lunch in a school cafeteria, to using a public restroom....   [tags: fear, embarrassment, social situations]
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Social Disorginization theory - Shaw and McKay (1942) focused their research on the rapidly expanding city of Chicago Illinois in the early 1900’s. Cullen and Agnew (2011) stated that the population of Chicago expanded from 1 million people in 1890 to double that size within 20 years. According to Cullen and Agnew (2011) it was in this era of rapid expansion that researches begin to think differently about crime. Cullen and Agnew (2011) stated that the researchers began to think that the understanding of crime may not be found in the studying of an individual criminal traits but the study of the traits of the environment in which a criminal lives and interacts....   [tags: social issues, criminology]
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Social Reproduction in Society - Social reproduction is the reproduction of cultural, human, and social capital in society. Therefore languages, traditions, cultural values, education, food security, and social circles are passed down from one generation to the next through Karl Mannheim’s concept of “fresh contact” and through society as a whole. Social reproduction is effective when social structures and equality within society are maintained. Inequality, poverty, and social changes that force society to adapt can impede the process of social reproduction causing what is known as a “crisis in social reproduction” (Wells, 2009)....   [tags: Cultural, Human, Social Capital, Karl Mannheim]
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Social Medias Impact on College Students - Social Medias Impact on College Students Over time, social media addiction in college students all around the world has become a serious problem. Not only is an addiction going on, grades are being severely affected. If this issue continues to be overlooked the statistics will show that college students’ grades will get even worse. Three billion people in the world use at least one form of social media websites. Of those three billion, half of them are in the 18-29 years old. Introducing regulations and making sure that students are not logging onto social media websites as frequently is how social media addiction is going to be fixed....   [tags: addiction, grades, regulation, social network]
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Social Reproduction: The Process of Societal Preservation - Social Reproduction Franklin Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States once said, “The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; It is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”(1882-1945) Eloquently said president Roosevelt’s statement speaks volumes to the nations inequality as it infiltrates all sectors of life and seeks to maintain social order. The process of societal preservation is more largely known as social reproduction....   [tags: financial, human, social and cultural capital]
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Social Networking Services Success - Various social networking services have achieved enormous success at the first decade of the 21st century. Up to 2010, more than 500 million users globally have been regularly using Facebook (Kirkpatrick, 2010, 2). For this purpose in this essay, social networking site is defined as an online platform where socially related users can communicate and share information with each other, such as Facebook, Twitter, Myspace and Renren. It has long been a question that whether these services brought more benefits than negative effect to the community....   [tags: Facebook, marketing tool, Twitter, social media] 1019 words
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Flexible Work Arrangement - Employees are increasingly interested in jobs with flexible work schedules. What factors are driving this interest. The impact from changes in economy, technology, social and lifestyle in today’s environments have boosted the awareness of flexible working arrangements in an organisation. Evidence from the previous study indicated that the competitive working environment and increasing workload had caused family and personal life being neglected (Mary & Chris, 1998). Smith (1993) pointed out that working women should have balance between tasks in the office and responsibility to the family especially on safety, health and children needs....   [tags: employees, work schedules, interest]
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To work or not to work? - To work or not to work. Why the educated homemaker is opting out of the workplace and why other women are not It’s 5 a.m. and Laura Williams squints at her computer’s bright light. She presses the letters on her keyboard and replies to as many emails as she can before another busy day at her full-time job begins. After she makes breakfast for her family, her husband Ryan gets their daughters, Emma, 4, and Anna, 18 months, ready. Then the Williams family sets out to drop Emma at pre-school, and then mom and Anna drop dad at work....   [tags: Journalism Journalistic Papers] 1952 words
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Social Phobia - Social Phobia Sarah walks into a crowded classroom on her first day at her new university. She tries to remain inconspicuous as she slides into a seat at the back of the room. A few minutes later, the instructor walks through the door. He goes around the room, asking the students to introduce themselves to their classmates. As Sarah's turn to speak approaches, her heart beats rapidly, her body trembles, sweat forms on her forehead, breathing becomes difficult, and a nauseus feeling overcomes her....   [tags: social anxiety, genetic makeup]
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The National Assocation of Social Workers Code of Ethics - The Code of Ethics is an important part of a Social Workers career, by giving them basic guidelines, principles, standards, and values/morals for which they should follow. By following these guidelines a Social Worker can keep their work at a professional level and learn to keep work out of a personal level. This Code of Ethics has been set forth by the National Association of Social Workers, and is mandated in the field of practice (NASW, 2008). The National Association of Social Workers, NASW, considers the following as its six most core values; service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence....   [tags: social workers, human relationship]
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Social Referencing in Infants: A Review of Historical and Current Research - Social referencing, according to Bernstein, Penner, Clarke-Stewart, and Roy (2008), occurs in ambiguous social situations when cues are taken from other people to determine appropriate actions. This processes is important in the lives of developing and growing infants, as they are continuously confronted with new and strange situations in their new worlds. These infants often gain information about these situations from their primary care giver, historically the mother. This paper will provide a summary of research relating to social referencing in infants....   [tags: mothers, social information, studies]
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Darwin’s Theory of Natural Selection and Social Darwinism - The publication of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species in 1859 had far reaching consequences. One of the most important notions in his ground-breaking book was the claim that no species is fixed. Rather “a well marked variety may .... well be called an incipient species,” demonstrating that nature is not static but a continuum where varieties beget species. Assuming that man was a part of nature, a concept many scientists had come to accept, this principle could be extended to include human societies....   [tags: Social Darwinism Essays]
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Critical Social Theory and Critical Education Theory - Chapter 2: Theoretical Framework: Critical Social Theory and Critical Education Theory Many social issues occur in public and private schools concerning race, class, and gender. These social issues can be analyzed using the lens of critical social theory and critical education theory. These theoretical frameworks capture the social issues that occur in public and private schools and relate them to the society as a whole. More specifically, the critical social theory and critical education theory considers the relationship between social change and social struggle (Clark, 2006)....   [tags: Social Issues, Quality Education] 1079 words
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Why Social Media Marketing Is Important For Any Business - Introduction: In the early 1990s, internet was the buzzword. Its promise was heralded as ground breaking. Some entrepreneurs exploited the new opportunities it presented to create new businesses, transformed old industries, and also to destroy old businesses (laudon & Traver, 2010). There is no doubt that no company out there today would like to be the next Circuit City, or Borders. These are some of the companies that failed to adapt to the internet and web technology and were swept away by competition....   [tags: Social Media Marketing]
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Social Media and Its Effect on Human Relations - Since the birth of social media, people have become less productive in socially interacting with society. Social media websites such as: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram are causing people to rely on these sites. People must remember to limit themselves because soon their profile can become fraud if someone else uses it to their advantage. Another reason can be that they can become social networking addicts, that their online life is their fantasy world. It can also result in them becoming “like” addicts, which is when they constantly need to check on their status and see how many “likes” they've received....   [tags: social interaction detrement]
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Social Revolutions in the Modern World by Theda Skocpol - Theda Skocpol grew up in Detroit, Michigan, received her B.A. from Michigan State University and went on to earn a PhD from Harvard in sociology, where she is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Sociology and Government. She is widely regarded in academic circles for her unique approaches to understanding political and social science issues. In 2007, Skocpol was awarded the John Skytte Prize in political science, one of the world’s most prestigious, academic awards. Theda Skocpol’s, Social Revolutions in the Modern World, was widely published in 1994 and presents an extension of her structurally-based, comparative analysis of various social revolutions....   [tags: revolutionary movements, social policy]
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Brand Communities on Social Networks and Consumer Behavior - Introduction: The relevance of brand of communities is steadily increasing for the past many years. Ahonen and Moore (2005) said that community activity “is the biggest change in business in 100 years”. The recent changes in marketing and consumer behavior stress the need for understanding the relationship between the brand and consumer behavior in terms of their identity, attachment, culture and societal influence. One of the recent concepts in consumer behavior that explains the connection between one consumer and other is brand community....   [tags: marketing, social relations]
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Social Construction of Technology: Cell Phone Development - The Social Construction of Technology (or SCOT) is a new research tradition rooted in the sociology of technology. SCOT provides a multi-directional model based on the property of interpretative flexibility, and emphasizes on social influences on the technology design and development. This paper will apply SCOT principles to explore the development of cell phone, define the development of cell phone into three different stages historically, and analyze the interpretative flexibility of the cell phone accordingly in the three different stages....   [tags: Historic Stages, Social Influence]
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Social Realism in Anita Desai’s Cry, the Peacock and Fasting, Feasting - Literature is the medium of expression of ideas of the social milieu. The literary people, novelists used literature as a weapon to express their concern of society. Anita Desai who is known for her existential themes and social realism is a contemporary novelist, whose predicament is to make the women as an individual entity. The present paper studies the social reality in the novels Cry, the Peacock and Fasting, Feasting. The pathetic life of the women portrayed by Desai is marvelous, but the psyche of women protagonist is really heart ranching....   [tags: Social Realism]
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Child Welfare and the Role Social Workers Play - Being involved with the department of social services can be an extremely overwhelming experience to families. There are many aspects of the processes families go through that are unaware to the general public. To gain insight into the child welfare field and the role child welfare social workers play, Heather Makulowich and I interviewed Wanda Phillips on October 4th, 2013. The Department of Social Services in Pitt County is a very drab building on the inside and out. I noticed that the receptionist is completely separated from patrons by a wall with a hole in which to speak through....   [tags: department of social services] 1141 words
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Social Status in Great Expectation by Charles Dickens - Social status can be seen in within the novel and in our own society nowadays. It is used as a way of separating those who are well off in life, upper class, versus those who work every day for a living, lower class. In addition social status tends to separate those who are educated versus those who are not. In Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Dickens shows the reader the importance of being both in the upper class and the lower class and how it can change a person's moral. In the novel, a low class citizen is represented as someone who could live life out of what they could get or earn themselves....   [tags: joe, social status]
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The Problem About "Excessive Work" and Its Setting - In a period of rapid development of new technologies and fierce competition in almost all business, people give work and their career more and more time. Scientists have found that about 46 % of today's employees want to devote their lives to work and career achievements. One of the outcomes of such phenomenon is workaholism -- a form of behavior expressed in excessive work based on internal or external motivation. In today’s economy, most employees spend more than 50 hours at work and encourage this by establishing a direct relationship between the number of hours spent at work and the efficiency of their activities for the benefit of the company....   [tags: workaholism, workaholics, excessive work] 1065 words
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Young People As A Social Problem - Young People As A Social Problem In the wake of the alarming rate of juvenile delinquency and the accumulating cases of teenage suicide since the mid 90's, it's not surprising to see that the majority started to accuse young people as a source of social problem. Nowadays, some may even consider young people as a group of easily-agitated gangsters euipped with the potential ability and the desire to disrupt the present social order. However, is it justified to point the finger of blame on our teenagers for the social problems....   [tags: social issues] 934 words
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Risks When Employees Work for a Virtual Company - Employee Risks The authors of our textbook inform us that the employers of virtual works are not the only ones assuming risks, as the virtual works themselves’ face a plethora of personal risks, even if they encrypt organizational information regularly. The reason that the previously mentioned is true is due to the fact that the employees private and personal data could be exposed during legal discovery requests. As such, the textbook asserts that for the aforementioned as well as additional reasons, organizational assets should be only used to perform company functions only, which needs to be stated explicitly in the security policies of the organization as to protect both the employee as...   [tags: Virtual Work, Security, Privacy]
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Disconnect From Social Media For 24 Hours - The world is too quiet, the sound of the in my ears make me wake up from my dream. I open my eyes and look at the clock, just 8:00 am, why I wake up so early. I walk out from my room, only the sound of birds, and nothing. In this moment, I take my mobile out and trying to call my friend to ask where they gone. But there was not signal, also have the some problem on television and radio. “Sasasa….” The sound from the television, I turn off the television because the sound is too annoying, and start to pack up my things going out find my friends....   [tags: Disconnect From Social Media]
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Social Networking - Social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace permit you to search out and connect with with regards toanyone, from a coworker in a very neighboring cube to the girl who played Emily in your highschool production of "Our Town" thirty years past. Browsing these sites will cause you to feel connected to a bigger community,however such straightforward, causal affiliation in an electronic surroundings may also have its draw back.in step with Cornell University's Steven Strogatz, social media sites can build it build it harder for us to differentiate between the meaningful relationships we tend to foster within the world, and therefore thevaried causative relationships shaped through social...   [tags: social media, cyber-bullying, Facebook]
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How Does Social Media Affect Students' Education - Social Media has evolved magnificently since the first email sent in 1971. Social media is any form of website or application which enables us to share content with one another with a simple sharing tool. Social media has became an addiction for most, if you were to ask the average student if they were connected to a social networking site about 73 percent would reply with a yes. In addition about 63 percent of people log on to a social media site daily and on average 40 percent log on multiple times a day....   [tags: critical thinking skills, social networking]
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Overview of Social Structural Explanations and Cultural Explanations - Something we have discussed in our course over the past few class sessions, is a major debate between typically liberals and conservatives. How do we best explain and correct the major societal issues of today, such as inequality or education. On one side, we have many believing that these issues are caused by social structural factors that create an unequal playing field created by certain institutions and laws within our society. However, this is in direct contrast with what many conservatives see as the root cause of societal programs, and that is they see certain cultural norms within our society which they believe lead to said societal issues....   [tags: education, cultural explanation, social structure]
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What are the Effects of Social Networking on Today’s Society? - A social networking service is a commonly used device that can connect individuals widely on an internet based medium. In today’s society social media is used daily; with features such as instant messaging and posting pictures or statuses of ideas, thoughts, or stories that one thinks of throughout the day. These sites are used by a vast amount of people; including all different age groups, ethnicities, genders, and social statuses. A few of the main characteristics that they contain is building a list of people who you want to see your posts, these lists can be called, but are not limited to: friends, followers, or your network....   [tags: facebook, tumblr, twitter, social media]
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The World of Cyberspace and its Effects on Social Relationships - Many studies have been conducted on the various features of cyberspace, its connection to social media, and how it influences professional, intimate, and cordial relationships. Although many spectators are convinced that society’s frequent use of cyberspace has taken a turn down the wrong path, cyberspace has opened up many opportunities for professional relationships to establish, such as the relationship between Facebook usage and an increase in work values in Taiwan (Lin, Le, Khalil, & Cheng, 2012)....   [tags: social media, interaction, identity, occupation]
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Social Networks and Social Networking Sites - Introduction The world has evolved into a technologically savvy and dependent society with the Internet readily available to many. Convenience and connection are vital to individuals, especially within the United States. Social networking sites have progressed to fit the demanding desires of today’s technological era (Albarran 118). The progression from the first social networking sites, such as Friendster or instant messaging, to the sites used today, such as Facebook and Twitter, has made a significant impact on society....   [tags: Facebook, Social Media, Twitter]
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Social Networking: The Death of Communication - Social media has taken the world by storm over the past several years. Numbers of users and numbers of networks being set up in other nations has grown quite substantially as the popularity and demand for social media has increased. The entire purpose of setting up social media networks around the world is to allow and promote the world to communicate and connect with one another. However, the trend that seems to be following this widespread connection and communication is the exact opposite. Social media has begun to create an unsociable generation of young adults....   [tags: Social Media, Facebook 2014]
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Role of the Social Media in Social Movements - Introduction The number of revolutions in the last 3 decades has increased, and seems to keep increasing. Civil unrest and protests brought many victims including civil and political figures throughout the world. In the era where technology is at the peak of its success, especially in communication technologies, mankind suffers from lack of communication. Problem is not caused by the technology itself, the problem is in human nature. I will continue with an analogy. Man invented the knife, which is very useful tool in our daily lives....   [tags: Social Media Essays]
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The Status of Women in the Work Force After the Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe - The Status of Women in the Work Force After the Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe The fall of communism in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union marked the end of an era in which official ideology and state policy often masked the reality of citizens' lives. This contradiction was particularly acute for women, a group that the Soviet model of communism was intended to emancipate (Basu, 1995; Bystydzienski, 1992; Corrin, 1992; Einhorn, 1993; Millarand and Wolchik, 1994; Nelson and Chowdhury, 1994; Rueshchemeyer, 1994)....   [tags: History Russia Eastern Women Work Essays]
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What Exactly do Child, Family and School Social Workers Do? - The Career I decided to do my research on is a Child, Family, and School Social workers. I choose this career because it is of interest to me. I really enjoy a job where I can work with and help those who are in need. Earlier in the school year I took a career test in the school’s career center and this is a job that showed up and is part of the reason I am taking the time to look at what is required of the job. What does a social worker do. A social worker has many duties. They need to assess the situations of those family’s or individuals they will be working with....   [tags: social, financial, relationship assessment]
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The Problem With Social Security - Most of the problems of the United states are related to the economy. One of the major issues facing the country today is social security. The United States was one of the last major industrialized nations to establish a social security system. In 1911, Wisconsin passed the first state workers compensation law to be held constitutional. At that time, most Americans believed the government should not have to care for the aged, disabled or needy. But such attitudes changed during the Great Depression in the 1930's....   [tags: Social Security Essays] 2175 words
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The Dramatic Shift of the Underlining Philosophy and Theoretical Concept Behind Adult Social Care Service Provisions in the United Kingdom - The legislative frameworks developed in more than the last five decades in order to meet the objectives of the governing political party social policies have had produced a mixed result both on the social work practice and a range of adult service user groups. The enactment of NHS and Community Care Act 1990, hereafter referred as NHSCCA 1990, has dramatically shifted the underlining philosophy and theoretical concept behind adult social care service provisions in the United Kingdom (Brayne and Carr 2008: 438)....   [tags: Social Reform] 745 words
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Laub and Sampson’s Age-Graded Theory of Informal Social Control - Plenty of children engage in rough-and-tough play and may be a little mischievous from time to time. As they grow into adolescence, they may start committing crimes and get in trouble with the law, but most of these individuals outgrow their behavior and stop offending. What makes individuals persist or desist from crime. What are the key causal factors and mechanisms that help this behavior desist. An in-depth synthesis of John Laub and Robert Sampson’s theory of age-graded informal social control will provide insight as to why individuals desist from offending....   [tags: social issues, children]
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The Importance of Group Work in Education - The Importance of Group Work in Education When I was in high school, and one of my teachers would ask us to form groups in order to do something, I would usually roll my eyes. Ironically enough, some of the best work that I put forth and learned from was done in a group work setting. By working with my peers towards a common end, I got things done much quicker and thorough than I ever did on my own. I chose to research group work for this essay, because in my limited experience as a teacher, youth worker, and student, group work proves to be a most effective teaching method; when it is done successfully....   [tags: Group Work Education Essays]
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Structure-Agency Debate: The Dirty Work of Democracy by by Antony Atlebeker - ... It is clearly apparent that Captain Louis De Kosters overall general attitude towards his work as a police officer is one of disenchantment, “disillusionment with policing as a career” and de-motivation (Atlebeker; 2005: 176). His de-motivation is revealed by the fact that he goes to work but does not “do [his job] like [he] used to”, as his commitment for being a police officer is no longer present. Whilst his disenchantment with his role as a police officer is obvious in his belief that his career is over, as white captains no longer achieve promotions (Atlebeker; 2005: 173)....   [tags: choice, independence, police work]
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No Long Term: New Work and the Corrosion of Character by Richar Sennett - Richard Sennett, the author of “No Long Term: New Work and The Corrosion of Character”, writes that the “qualities of good work [in the new economy] are not the qualities of good character. Furthermore, he argued that our work affects our character and ultimately, our prospects for personal fulfillment. Satisfaction affects everything from a person’s happiness and family life which may contribute to motivation and play a major role in an individual’s performance and commitment to their work. Sennett’s first example of a person is Enrico....   [tags: our work and personal fulfillment] 678 words
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Social Networking: Security Issues with an Emphasis on Today's Networking Media - Social Networking: Security Issues with an Emphasis on Today’s Networking Media Before getting started on the topic listed above, what exactly is Social Networking. A social networking service is reported as being an online service, platform, or site that focuses on building and reflecting social networks or social relations among people, who for instance might share common interests, activities, went to the same school, work at the same company and the list goes on. Although social networks can be useful; they can also be damaging to an individual’s career, personal life, and affect many other aspects of their lives....   [tags: Social Media, Online, Internet]
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Jeremy Rifkin's The End of Work - Jeremy Rifkin's "The End of Work"      Individuals tend to develop a false sense of security concerning the certainty of their jobs. After working for an organization for fifteen or more years, it is difficult for them to understand that their employers may no longer need their service. Jeremy Rifkin wrote The End of Work in order to warn people about what he foresees may be happening to the global labour force because of a rapid increase in the use of automation in the workplace. He identifies what he believes are causes of the problems which we are currently facing within the organizational structure along with some potential solutions....   [tags: Jeremy Rifkin The End of Work]
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Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) - Social Anxiety Disorder (social phobia) is the third largest mental health care problem in the world. Latest government epidemiological data show social phobia affects over 7% of the population at any given time. The lifetime prevalence rate (i.e., the chances of developing social anxiety disorder at any time during the lifespan) stands at above 13%. Definition: Social anxiety is the fear of social situations that involve interaction with other people. Put another way, social anxiety is the fear and anxiety of being judged and evaluated by other people....   [tags: Social Anxiety Essays] 746 words
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The Power of the internet and Social Media - ... The video was widely popular that it hit 99 million views in a matter of weeks. It was able to get the attention of the viewers and engage them on something that has been going on in Uganda for quite some time. If you are someone that has never heard of the Kony 2012 campaign it would look like a complete social media success. It went viral because of the media obsession and the marketing strategies that had been planned by the director of the film, Jason Russell. Where it comes into question was the videos approach and how it was problematic as they would say, “If you care enough to send $30 and wear this here bracelet, we will go and get rid of this evil for you....   [tags: social change]
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Women And Work In The 19th Century - During the 19th century, change was in the air. Industrialization, involving the movement of labor and resources away from agriculture and toward manufacturing and commercial industries, was in progress. As a result, thousands of women were moving from the domestic life to the industrial world. During the 19th century, the family economy was replaced by a new patriarchy which saw women moving from the small, safe world of family workshops or home-based businesses to larger scale sweatshops and factories....   [tags: Females Labor Force Work Factories] 903 words
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Social Networking Sites Provide More Benefits than Problems - Various social networking services have achieved enormous success at the first decade of the 21st century. Up to 2010, more than 500 million users globally have been regularly using Facebook (Kirkpatrick, 2010, 2). A social networking site is defined as an online platform where socially related users can communicate and share information with each other, such as Facebook, Twitter, Myspace and Renren. Howevertheir success did not come without a price. It has long been a question that whether these services brought more good than harm to the community....   [tags: Online, Internet, Facebook, Social Network]
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The Past, Present and Future of Social Security - Social Security A Historical View Social security, the federal retirement system, is one of the most popular government programs in United State?s history. Today, Social Security benefits are the backbone of the nation's retirement income system. The long road to the successful development of social security began in 1935. Before 1935, very few workers received job pensions. Those workers that were covered never received benefits because they were not guaranteed. Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the original Social Security Act....   [tags: Social Security Retirement]
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Managing the Workplace Ethics of Social Media - Social media applications on the internet have skyrocketed in the area of interests for all ages of employees in the work force. As fast as these applications are gaining popularity, so are they changing the way employers are looking at their employees and their companies in general. There are so many benefits that social media has brought to the cooperate world, but with this each company is becoming increasingly more aware of the risks that are involved with using it. Misuse of company resources, conflicts of interest, and criticism of others are just a few.  This is a challenging topic, because there is so much corss-over on many ethical and compliance issues....   [tags: Social Networking, Facebook, 2014]
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Dangers of Social Networking Sites - Is the current craze of these ubiquitous social networking sites becoming too much to handle. Some say yes, others might disagree. Social networking was created to connect friends and family together. Now, many predators use sites such as Facebook or Myspace to find their prey. This is the source of what parents are stressing about to their children. While many who use social media are enjoying meeting new people, they are also becoming distant from contact with real people and they are involved in a very surprising and dangerous environment....   [tags: Social Networking] 914 words
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Etiquette At Work - For most of us these days, having to work is not an option, but a necessity. Struggling to maintain a job and a family can be demanding and stressful. While dealing with everyday chores at home, dinner, homework and other responsibilities, some people think that being at work is like having a break. On the other hand, for a single person, work may be the only social life they have. While using the workplace as an outlet to get away from it all or as a place to socialize, it is important to be aware of actions at work that might annoy your co-workers....   [tags: Etiquette in the Workplace] 603 words
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Social Networking and the End of True Friendship - “A wealth of content creates a poverty of attention.” - Nobel Laureate Herbert Simon - Facebook now has over 1.3 billion monthly active users (Edwards, 2014). When we consider such a colossal volume of information being pumped continuously into cyberspace, social media’s pervasive stranglehold on our society becomes readily apparent. In the past decade we have opened more communication channels than our parents ever thought possible. The advent of smartphones has even eliminated the necessity of a computer screen, putting the power to network across the globe literally in the palms of our hands....   [tags: Social Media, Facebook 2014]
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Comparing American Work Ethic vs Hispanic Work Ethic - Views on formality, timeliness, group involvement, communication style and conflict resolution separate the U.S. American culture from Spanish influenced cultures in business settings. Though these cultures may be a world apart, changing demographics are bringing these cultures into a single world market. Many minority populations throughout the United States are projected to grow through 2050, including the population of those of Hispanic origin, which is expected to nearly triple (Martin, Nakayama 12)....   [tags: Mexican Work Ethic 2014]
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Enlarging Your Social Network - Social networking comprises of both strong and weak ties. Social networking has an impact on all human beings through organizations, relationships, associations, internet networks, and community. Being in the hospitality industry it is important that I develop social networking for both my personal self and industry. Belonging to the American Culinary Federation I believe increases my social network. Being a member of the American Culinary Federation allows me to share ideas and come together with professionals in the same business....   [tags: Social Networking ]
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Work Power Struggle Case Study - Work Power Struggle Case Study At the young age of 23, Jim Davis has a promising career at Hereford National Bank. In three months, he has been promoted to Business Development Manager, tasked with developing a new strategy for the bank. His first big initiative of selling bank services through branch managers is at risk due to a twenty-five year veteran’s (Patty Mathews) reluctance to participate. How will Jim leverage his position and personal power to ensure success. Do Not Overlook the Obvious Before delving into a power struggle with Patty, Jim needs to have a conversation with Patty to understand her position....   [tags: Management Work Place Performance] 781 words
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The Social Security is not a Ponzi Scheme - Social Security is not the Ponzi scheme some oppositions may advocate. Social insurance, as envisaged by President Roosevelt, would address the permanent problem of economic security for the elder community by creating a work-related, contributory system in which workers would provide for their own future economic security through taxes they paid while employed. It provided an alternative both to reliance on welfare, and to radical changes within the capitalist system. It can be seen as a moderately conservative, yet activist, response to the challenges of the Depression (SSA, 2014)....   [tags: social security act,ponzi scheme,social insurance]
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The Work-Meaning Connection - The Work-Meaning Connection Several years ago, a Wall Street Journal/ABC News poll reported that nearly 50% of all those working in the United States would choose a new type of work if they had the chance (Warshaw 1998). Why do so many people feel dissatisfied with their work. The answer is complex and multifaceted. We live in an age where work has become "more personal than ever—when who you are is what you do—a deeper source of personal satisfaction than ever" (ibid., online, n.p.). Many are reexamining their careers in light of the growing realization that work should be more than a job....   [tags: Labor Workforce Work Essays]
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The Impact of Social Media on Language - I have chosen this topic to write about because of several reasons, I am a teenager who does occasionally use social media and utilize things like acronyms and emoticons. The next reason why I would like to write this is because, I personally have had people look down on me because of this and I have a personal interest in this subject as well. The reason why I have chosen this is because it is easy to say that social media has had a negative effect on language; therefore, I would like to create an essay that provides both sides of the argument as well as the evidence that the claims are based on....   [tags: social networking, emoticons, acronyms]
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Pros and Cons of Social Technology - Do you think social networking is a fad. Well, in fact, it already changed the way we communicate. With just one click we can let the entire world know. In this day and age, we have access to the world with the simple touch of a button. Social media has been an integral part in our daily lives. Last Thursday, I got home at 3:30 P.M, sat down at the kitchen table and within 20 seconds, pulled out my phone and opened up Facebook followed by Instagram then Twitter and lastly Vine. Before I knew it, it was already 7:00 P.M and I had completely forgotten to read Fight in the Fields, study for my quiz the next day, and do my homework from all of my other classes....   [tags: cyberbullying, social networking, communication]
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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Consumer - 3.6 Corporate Social Responsibility and the consumer Due to the intensification of Social demands from consumers to companies, many research studies have being developed in order to clarify the effects that CSR has had on members of the organizations as well as on its external participants. In terms of the workforce, the application of a CSR scheme according to Herbst and Lloyd (2009) improves their morale and a sense of satisfaction of working in a responsible company makes them more loyal to the organization, creating a better atmosphere as well as increasing the effectiveness of the employee....   [tags: Social Responsibility Essays] 1434 words
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Lev Vygotsky and Social Development Theory - Explain Lev Vygotsky(1896-1934) was a Russian psychologist who created the Social Development Theory/ Sociocultural Theory. Vygotsky believed that children's mental, language, and social development is supported and enhanced through social interaction. Vygotsky also believed that beginning at birth, children seek out adults for social interactions and that development occurs through these interactions. The belief that social development sets a precedent for development(appeals to the nurture side of development)....   [tags: social interaction, social-cultural theory]
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Social Welfare - Social Welfare is an encompassing and imprecise term, but most often it is defined in terms of “organized activities,” or another element that suggests policy and programs created to respond to social problems and improve the well being of those at risk. In this paper I will discuss the history of social welfare policies and its influence on families. The advance of the welfare state reflected period-specific needs and was heavily influenced by changes in the national economy. Social welfare policy of the Colonial Period was replicated from the Elizabethan Poor Law that aimed to assist migrants in their struggle to fulfill the expectations of the early stages of industrialization....   [tags: social problems, food stamps]
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Social Reconstructinism: An Effective Philosophy - According to Sadker and Zittleman social reconstructinism encourages, “schools, teachers, and students to focus their studies and energies on alleviating pervasive social inequalities and, as the name implies, reconstruct society into a new and more just social order”. Social Reconstructionist is mainly founded on a “student-centered” classroom. It also encourages students to get out and help out in the community. Teachers can alter their curriculum around their classes needs. The purpose of social reconstructinism is to reconstruct society....   [tags: teacher, students, social inequitites]
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Men, Women, and Social Interaction - 1.0 Introduction Are there differences between man and woman. People think that man and women are various. Each one of them has his own style which affects their way of dealing with other. The primary difference between man and woman is the brain. Allah created them different for reasons. The main reason is that man and women are complementary, so no one of them can live without the other. They like lock and key. Women's minds work accurately and in detail, but men's minds want the direct results....   [tags: social issues, women's mind]
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Movie Analysis: The Social Network - One of the most popular social networking websites today is none other than Facebook. People use Facebook in order to stay connected with their friends, family and the people around them, to discover what’s going in the world, in addition to share and express what matters to them. The Social Network is a film on how Facebook was created. There was a series of events, character development, relationships and a series of different emotions that are shown throughout the film. “Plot points significant events that turn the narrative in a new direction” (Barsam 2012, p....   [tags: facebook, zuckerberg, social networking]
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Qualitative Research in Social Science - The field of social science is very complex with main field branches that cover anthropology, economics, history, political science, psychology, social psychology, and sociology. These main branches in turn contain subfields of study and there are still other disciplines in which social research is done including criminology, demography, education, and nursing (Bernard 6). Social science research is split between the positivistic (quantitative) approach and the interpretive-phenomenological approach (qualitative)....   [tags: Social Research Methods]
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Global Ethics and Social Responsibility - Background From time, Peru had been ruled by several prominent civilizations which had made changes to its agriculture, infrastructure, and central controlled government. Peru was ruled by the Incas from the 12th to 16th century. Peru then after achieving independence from Spain in 1821, was later categorized by political instability by the tyrant government. Juan Velasco a Peruvian General who ruled Peru from 1968-1980, under nationalistic movement supported industrialization, agriculture and elimination of foreign capital....   [tags: Social Responsibility Essays]
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Social Science and Social Scientists - Shadow work can be described as the various forms of labour that exist outside of the formal economy or within the informal economy. Social Science plays a major part in bringing attention to the dangers, harms and hardships experienced by the individuals working in the informal economy. Social scientists have recognised that facts don’t speak for themselves and often require analysis and interpretation to produce meaning. This is especially true when dealing with shadow work and thus social scientists have developed concepts, theories and values to aid analysis and interpretation of facts....   [tags: power, agency, risk]
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The Impact Of Online Communities On Physical Social Relationships - Abstract Nowadays, people spend much time in online communities to network with virtual friends and play role plays. They provide an advantage for people with special needs who cannot leave the house, because they benefit from the accessibility of the internet. Moreover, they help people who often move to stay in touch with their friends. Nevertheless, spending too much time in online communities leads to drawbacks in the development of the user’s personality. More energy is dedicated to the virtual life than to real life and people lose track of their personalities while busy building online ones....   [tags: Social Networking Facebook Myspace]
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The Ethics of Work and Success - The ethics of work and success: The meaning of work to individuals has important influences on their behavior in organizations. They derive their basic values and beliefs about work from society at large, the family, their educational experiences, and many other sources. The Puritans, who were Calvinists by religious faith, brought what is known as the work ethic to the United States. The work ethic, sometimes called the Protestant Ethic because of its origin in religion, holds that labor is good in itself and good for the person’s soul; the person helps both himself and others by the act of working....   [tags: Ethics] 1288 words
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The Life and Work of Jane Austen - English novelist Jane Austen was born to George and Cassandra Austen on December 16, 1775, in Steventon, Hampshire England. She grew up in a highly literate family, she was the seventh child out of eight and the second daughter out of two. In 1783, Jane and Cassandra, her older sister, were sent to Oxford to be educated, during this time Jane nearly died of Typhus. In the early 1785, both girls were sent to boarding school, a lack of income from the Austens _____to return home. Jane then used her advantage of having access to her fathers and uncles library as a way to further developed her knowledge on reading....   [tags: author, novels, publish]
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Business and Social Media - Brian Dunn the CEO of Best Buy learned a difficult lesson using social media as a communication tool (Robbins, Decenzo, & Coulter, 2013). What started as a great tool to communicate with his employees turned into a disaster. Brian Dunn’s twitter account was hacked by someone logging on as him and sent inappropriate messages to all his connections. These devastating incidents can ruin companies and cause employees to question their leadership. Problems with social media can be as small as a miss spelled word, to a customer posting negative comments about a company for the world to read....   [tags: social media, communication]
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