Day: September 19, 2018

Wikipedia as a Source of Information

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Analyze Wikipedia as an information source, evaluating how it shapes the information we access and understand. Proceed to explain how we evaluate information, including how to use it and whether or not it is trustworthy. In order to do this, you should select a single Wikipedia page that you can analyze as a case study in information literacy. What information is included on the page you are analyzing? What information is not included? What does it address and what does it not address? Where and when do references appear? What types of sources are used as references? Which of the references would you trust most and which would you take “with a grain of salt”? Why? How is the information on the page organized and presented? Continue reading

Resistance in the Change Management Process

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The leaders of XYZ Company are preparing to implement a new change within their organization. Some leaders are concerned about the employees not being receptive to the changes and are unclear on what to do. You have been hired by the Board of Directors for the XYZ Company as an external consultant to provide the leaders with guidance on how to deal with resistance to change. Continue reading

Article Analysis: Effect of Suspect Race on Officers’ Arrest Decisions

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What is the main idea of the article  Effect of Suspect Race on Officers’ Arrest Decisions and why is it important?  What does the author present concerning the major findings of previous research?. What are the supporting points the author(s) presents to support his position? How effective is this information in explaining or supporting the main idea? How does the article compare/contrast to the other readings and the material we covered in class? Based on the readings and other class materials, what opposing arguments can you make? Explain. Are there any additional points you would add to support the author’s position. Is the article well-written and does it present the information in an interesting and organized fashion? Continue reading

Effects of CPOE on Communication

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How does the introduction of a computerized provider order entry (CPOE) system affect communication between healthcare professionals? ( For instance, between pharmacists and physicians or nurses, between nurses and physicians)? What modifications, if any, should be made in workflow to adjust for this change in communication patterns?. Continue reading

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