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
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
Demonstrate your ability to describe and apply the principles of each dining service style and identify their unique challenges. Begin your paper with a brief description of each of the service styles. In your description, give an example (an event, venue or menu choice) of when the style should be used and discuss why it would be appropriate based on the example. Suggest the types of foods or specific menu items which highlight the use of the service style and discuss the advantages/challenges of each service style. Continue reading
In their landmark study of slavery in Africa, anthropologists Susanne Miers and Igor Kopytoff wrote that whereas freedom is considered to be the opposite of slavery in the West for African societies, “the opposite of slavery is belonging.” After surveying the institution of slavery across Africa, Miers and Kopytoff found that African societies sought to incorporate captives into the lineage group of their captors even though the process occurred over generations. Read the excerpt from Scottish explorer Mungo Park’s account of slavery along the Gambia River and the interviews by German Missionary Koelle compiled by historian P.E.H. Hair. How do these accounts help you better understand the meaning of slavery in African societies? What do these first-hand accounts tell you about the different types of institutions of “slavery” in Africa during the era of the transatlantic slave trade? Continue reading
B. F. Skinner was a pioneer in the field of psychology. He built on the behaviorist theories of Ivan Pavlov and John Watson, emphasizing the importance of using reward and punishment to change behavior. His methods continue to be influential in the fields of psychology and education, including computer-based instruction. Write a three- to five-page paper, and a bibliography, on the life and work of B. F. Skinner, founder of the operant conditioning school of behavioral psychology. This project will increase your knowledge of B. F. Skinner’s life and work and help you recognize his continuing influence in the psychology and education fields. Using five or more sources, research Skinner’s life and major contributions to the field of psychology.
Explain the development and use of clinical practice guidelines. Also, include the pros and cons of using these clinical practice guidelines and whether you think using them would be beneficial. Continue reading
Briefly define and explain the “born global companies” phenomenon. Which conditions favor the appearance of such companies? Give an example of a company perceived to be born global, and give a brief justification of why the company belongs to this category. Continue reading