You are a manager, and you need to express dissatisfaction with one of the people in your team. Explain why the person’s work is not good enough in detail and give examples. You should also explain what the person needs to do to improve their ‘performance’ / behavior.
What are some signs/ behaviors to note in observing anxiousness in young children? How are these behaviors different from behaviors of this sort we often see in young children?
How can play and the 3 general classroom management techniques discussed in the article be helpful in addressing children’s anxiety?Continue reading
What type of store would you consider starting? (coffee shop? pet shop? gift shop?) Describe it in about three sentences, detailing your type of inventory (products/services).
What things do you consider when setting a price for your products/services? Name at least TWO things to consider. (Your answers must parallel what you are studying/reading in the chapter.)
Are the US and China heading towards another Cold War? Or not? Will these two nations remain interdependent, or not? What is your informed opinion? how can we best stabilize the world? With a single hegemonic (dominant) superpower? With multilateral institutions (EU, UN, WTO, etc.)? Or with a “balance of power” between superpowers like we had in the Cold War — between the US and Soviet Union (1947-1991)?
Demonstrate your understanding of specific principles of social psychology and symbolic interaction by analyzing the Jane Elliot video clip, and describing in a few sentences (each) how the clip illustrates the following concepts: Social Status, Roles, In-Groups and Out-Groups and Social Institutions. Provide a brief definition of each of these concepts, followed by a specific example from the video clip.
A common statement made regarding the challenges of our current development model today is that ‘the poorest and most vulnerable people are being left behind’:
A. Explain this statement considering the latest UN report on sustainable development (2020).
B. Critically discuss the main reasons why this has been the outcome despite rising global interest in sustainable development.
C. What are two of the key solutions needed to change such dismal reality?
In the mid-1990s, John DiIulio (and others) predicted that a frightening wave of violent “super-predator” youth would terrorize America starting around 2010. Why did DiIulio eventually back away from his prediction?
Write a letter (300 words) petitioning a local congress person to support a budget increase for childhood cancer. Your target audiences are: Consumers who care about the issue and Budget decision makers. The messages should urge consumers and decision makers to support an increase in the budget for childhood cancer. What do you think it will take to influence action and support for the cause, and increase the budget? What messages will you use?Continue reading
Humans evidently have known much about the environment and climate change for decades, yet somehow this ‘knowledge did not translate into power’ yet (Oreskes & Conway, 2014). What does it mean to say that ‘knowledge did not translate into power’ in this context? Why has the world, to a large extent, failed to adequately act on this knowledge?Continue reading
A few days ago the world lost a feminist icon and all around amazing person, the honourable Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In a minimum of 2 full double-spaced pages or more , explore the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Focus on her important work and contributions to women’s rights and gender equality, as well as her powerful advocacy surrounding important issues.