Preventing college Students from Drug Usage
Prevention of substance abuse in college is frequently discussed and researched and this makes it vital that many college implement multiple preventive strategies to determine the one that works. The first one is the education of college students on the impact of drugs and their academic performance. Students must be informed of the negative effects that drug use has on … on their body and their academic performance (Abelman 4). This will assist the students to make informed decisions about their drug consumption. The college should have drug prevention programs that are targeted towards new college students and those who are most prone to drug abuse (Califano 1). These programs will demonstrate to the college students the negative effects of drug use not only on their academic performance but also on their lives as well (Abelman 5). While … using drugs or over-consuming……
Abelman, Dor David. \\\\\\\\\\\\"Mitigating Risks of Students Use of Study Drugs through Understanding Motivations for Use and Applying Harm Reduction Theory: A Literature Review.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Harm reduction journal 14.1 (2017): 68. Print.
Cadigan, Jennifer M, et al. \\\\\\\\\\\\"Patterns of Alcohol Use and Marijuana Use among Students at 2-and 4-Year Institutions.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Journal of American college health 67.4 (2019): 383-90. Print.
Califano, Joseph A. \\\\\\\\\\\\"Wasting the Best and the Brightest: Alcohol and Drug Abuse on College Campuses.\\\\\\\\\\\\" 2007. Web.
Dennis, Dr. Kim. \\\\\\\\\\\\"Recognizing, Understanding and Combatting Alcohol & Drug Abuse on Campus.\\\\\\\\\\\\" n.d. Web.
...College admission Platform or app walkthrough – TikTok
Social media has significantly transformed human interaction, and this is mainly due to the continuous innovations and applications that are being integrated into its ecosystem. One of such applications is the famous TikTok app. Developed and launched by ByteDance, a Beijing based company, TikTok offers its users a platform for creating and sharing lip-sync videos, short music, and looping videos, among others. Emerging in 2018 as the first most-downloaded Chinese app in the United States, TikTok has an approximate global userbase of over a billion people. In the context of its economic and infrastructural status and significance, TikTok is explored in this paper as regards its ownership, revenue (and source of the revenue), and market attributes.
According to the platform concept proposed by Poell et al. (3), TikTok is a multi-sided market platform. This is because it efficiently connects the end-users, content……
Nieborg, David B., and Thomas Poell. "The platformization of cultural production: Theorizing the contingent cultural commodity." New Media & Society, vol. 20, no. 11, 2018, pp. 4275-4292.
Nieborg, David B., and Anne Helmond. "The political economy of Facebook’s platformization in the mobile ecosystem: Facebook Messenger as a platform instance." Media, Culture & Society, vol. 41, no. 2, 2018, pp. 196-218.
Plantin, Jean-Christophe, et al. "Infrastructure studies meet platform studies in the age of Google and Facebook." New Media & Society, vol. 20, no. 1, 2016, pp. 293-310.
Poell, Thomas and David Nieborg and José van Dijck. "Platformisation". Internet Policy Review 8.4 (2019). Web. 7 Mar. 2020.
Tiwana, Amrit. "The Value Proposition of Platforms." Platform Ecosystems, 2014, pp. 61-69.
How to Use Employee Referrals to Increase Workforce but Still be Able to Maintain Diversity within an Organization
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Research Findings 3
Theoretical Framework 4
Findings of Literature Research 6
As Frank (2018) points out, over 33% of all US employees obtained their job with their current organization by way of referral from another employee there. Although employee referrals are an easy, fast and often tempting way to staff positions, the risk is that doing so can lead to a less diverse workplace, with 40% of all referrals tending to be white men (Payscale, 2018). The central question is: How can HR use employee referrals to increase the workforce but still be able to maintain diversity within the organization? The solution is to consider closely the source of the referral. Different relationships between the referring source and the referral……
Bussin, M., & Christos, D. (2018). Blind hiring not as crazy as it sounds. HR Future, 2018(Sep 2018), 36-39.
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Eisenhardt, K. M. (1989). Agency theory: An assessment and review. Academy of management review, 14(1), 57-74.
Frank, L. (2018). How to Use Employee Referrals Without Giving Up Workplace Diversity. Retrieved from https://hbr.org/2018/03/how-to-use-employee-referrals-without-giving-up-workplace-diversity
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… as an integral component that defines the Harvard University community through the H-OAP office. Harvard has earned global recognition due to its fair admission criteria and an honest attempt at ensuring this objective is met. Over and above upholding diversity and inclusion at the human resource and … teaching and dissemination by any means (University of Oxford, 2018). The vision is to work as a unit and unite the students, alumni, college, students, divisions and faculties in order to deliver world class education and research (University of Oxford, 2018). This is achieved through means that ……
Harvard.edu (2019). Diversity and Inclusion. Retrieved 19 March, 2019 from https://hr.harvard.edu/diversity-inclusion
Harvard University (2019). Mission Statement, Office of the Assistant to the President Institutional Diversity and Equity. Retrieved 19 March, 2019 from https://diversity.harvard.edu/pages/about
Harvard University (2016). Pursuing Excellence on a Foundation of Inclusion, Harvard University Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging. Retrieved 19 March, 2019 from https://inclusionandbelongingtaskforce.harvard.edu/files/inclusion/files/harvard_inclusion belonging_task_force_final_report_full_web_180327.pdf
The Guardian (2019). Cambridge University\\\\'s poor diversity record highlighted by report. Retrieved 19 March, 2019 from https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/jun/03/cambridge-colleges-poor-record-on- diversity-highlighted-by-report
University of Cambridge (2019). Equality, diversity and inclusion, Student wellbeing. Retrieved 19 March, 2019 from https://www.studentwellbeing.admin.cam.ac.uk/equality-diversity- and-inclusion
University of Oxford (2018). University of Oxford Strategic Plan. Retrieved 19 March, 2019 from http://www.ox.ac.uk/sites/files/oxford/field/field_document/Strategic%20Plan%202018 - 23.pdf
Walpole, M. B. (2003). Socioeconomic Status and College: How SES Affects College Experiences and Outcomes. The Review of Higher Education, 27, 1, 45-73. https://doi.org/10.1353/rhe.2003.0044
… an increase of 8 percent in the 2017 school year. Furthermore, the declining state funding year after year for higher education universities and college has given rise to diminished critical…[break]…to guarantee that governance is adapted to satisfy the new oversight difficulties, with the college faculty playing a significantly greater role in generating an inventive educational institution. Secondly, the university needs to implement a fresher, more flexible model ……
California State University Los Angeles. (2020). Strategic Plan. Retrieved from: http://www.calstatela.edu/strategicplan
Chavez, M. (2019). Cal State LA has proposed a plan to cut enrollment for incoming freshmen beginning Fall 2020. University Times. Retrieved from: https://csulauniversitytimes.com/operation-impaction/
Finney, J. E. (2014). Why the finance model for public higher education is broken and must be fixed. Public Policy Initiative 2(6).
Wiley Education Services. (2020). Top Challenges Facing U.S. Higher Education. Retrieved from: https://edservices.wiley.com/top-higher-education-challenges/
Unigo. (2020). California State University – Los Angeles: What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why? Retrieved from: https://www.unigo.com/colleges/california-state-university-los-angeles/q-and-a/what-do-you-consider-the-worst-thing-about-your-school-why-673/1
Mitchell, B. C. (February 22, 2018). America\\\\\\\\\\\\'s colleges and universities have a serious revenue problem. Hechinger Report. Retrieved from: https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-americas-colleges-universities-serious-revenue-problem/
Hussain, S. (February 25, 2019). Cal State L.A.\\\\\\\\\\\\'s plan to raise admissions standards faces pushback from students and faculty. Los Angeles Times. https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-edu-cal-state-los-angeles-admissions-20190225-story.html
Zeleza, P. T. (March 12, 2020). Money Matters: The Financial Crises Facing Universities. The Elephant. Retrieved from: https://www.theelephant.info/ideas/2020/03/12/money-matters-the-financial-crises-facing-universities/
...College admission Education Plan for Nurse Burnout at North Mountain Medical
The current issue at North Mountain Medical is nursing burnout, which is caused by various factors including inadequate staffing, increased workload, long working hours, poor working environment, and inadequate time to complete a task effectively. The proposed change project to address this issue is an educational plan that targets nursing burnout, particularly workplace stress management. In this regard, the practicum education project focuses on training nurses at North Mountain Medical on nursing burnout, particularly workplace stress management. Through the insights obtained from this course, nurses in this facility will be able to implement evidence-based strategies on workplace stress management and preventing/dealing with nursing burnout.
Learning Objectives or Outcomes
As shown in the educational plan in Appendix A, this practicum education project seeks to accomplish three major objectives. Each of these learning objectives or learning outcomes was developed using Bloom’s Taxonomy, which……
Howe, D. (2018). Evidence-Based Education Program to Reduce Nurse Manager Burnout. Retrieved from Walden University website: https://scholarworks.waldenu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=6757&context=dissertations
Hunt, P.A., Denieffe, S. & Gooney, M. (2017, March 8). Burnout and It’s Relationship to Empathy in Nursing: A Review of the Literature. Journal of Research in Nursing, 22(1-2), 7-22.
Khouri, R. (2011, June 29). Impact of an Educational Program on Nursing Students’ Caring and Self-Perception in Intensive Clinical Training in Jordan. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 2, 173-185.
Mudallal, R.H., Othman, W.M. & Al Hassan, N.F. (2017, December). Nurses’ Burnout: The Influence of Leader Empowering Behaviors, Work Conditions, and Demographic Traits. Inquiry, 54. doi: 10.1177/0046958017724944
Rushton, C.H., Batcheller, J., Schroeder, K. & Donohue, P. (2015, September). Burnout and Resilience Among Nurse Practicing in High-intensity Settings. American Journal of Critical Care, 24(5), 412-421.
...College admission Operations Management 3
a. The product available for purchase is a pair of Chanel shoes. There are a number of things that I would take into consideration. Buying behavior is strongly related to whether the purchase is a high-involvement purchase or a low-involvement purchase. A high involvement purchase would involve significantly more time and research than might be the case for a low involvement purchase. Therefore, the amount of research, consideration and time that one would take for this pair of shoes will be dependent on whether the consumer views this purchase as high involvement or low involvement. As Deshmukh and Das (2012) note, social class can be a determinant of consumer behavior, and a pair of Chanel shoes is definitely one of those products. For some, this is a low involvement purchase and for others a high involvement one.
For me, this purchase fits a bit in the……
Deshmukh, G. & Das, R. (2012) Consumer buying behaviour for high involvement products. Asian Journal of Management. Vol. 3 (3) 153-157.
Halton, C. (2019) Credence good. Investopedia. Retrieved March 26, 2020 from https://www.investopedia.com/terms/c/credence-good.asp
Interbrand (2019) Best global brands. Interbrand Retrieved March 26, 2020 from https://www.interbrand.com/best-brands/best-global-brands/2019/ranking/
QSR (2017) The QSR Top 50. QSR Magazine. Retrieved March 26, 2020 from https://www.qsrmagazine.com/content/qsr-50
QuickMBA (2010) The value chain. QuickMBA.com. Retrieved March 26, 2020 from http://www.quickmba.com/strategy/value-chain/
Zhang, B. (2018) The 10 best airlines to fly in North America. Business Insider. Retrieved March 26, 2020 from https://www.businessinsider.com/best-airlines-in-north-america-for-2018-skytrax-2018-10
...College admission Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)
The Incident Command System (ICS) is a standardized organization model or method for incident response and management during disasters. The system is made up of standard management and leadership hierarchy procedures, including processes meant to support various types of incidents. It does not just respect jurisdictional and agency authority, but also supports synchronized efforts among different disaster response and management teams and agencies. ICS supports fast, effective and efficient development of universal planning processes and management of facilities, personnel, communication, and equipment within a common structure of organization and operations. Based on pre-determined standards that involved authorities agree upon, personnel are trained in a common language and processes, and tasks assigned to each. The ICS system ensures that disaster response teams experience increased organization from the initial phases of a disaster all the way to its conclusion (Lutz and Lindell, 2008).
AmeriCorps St. Louis. (2016). “Missouri Winter Flooding 2016.” Retrieved from https://www. americorps-stl.org/our-teams/emergency-response-team/disaster-deployment-archive/missouri-winter-flooding-2016/.
Buck, Dick A., Joseph E. Trainor, and Benigno E. Aguirre. (2006). “A Critical Evaluation of the Incident Command System and NIMS.” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 3(3).
Bigley, Gregory A. and Karlene H. Roberts. (2001). “The Incident Command System: High-Reliability Organizing for Complex and Volatile Task Environments.” Academy of Management Journal, 44(6): 1281-1299.
Butterfield, Karen. (2016, January 21). “AmeriCorps Helping Flood Victims Find Place to Stay.” The Missourian. Retrieved from http://www.emissourian.com/local_news/washington/americorps-helping-flood-victims-find-place-to-stay/article_56f75bab-87de-5198-843e-bdfdb8229b5a.html.
Cardwell, Michael D. and Patrick T. Cooney. (2000). “Nationwide Application of the Incident Command System: Standardization Is the Key.” FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin 69.10: 10-16.
Cole, Dana. (2000). The Incident Command System: A 25-Year Evaluation by California Practitioners. National Fire Academy.
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Dynes, Russell Rowe. (1970). Organized Behavior in Disaster. Lexington, MA: Heath Lexington.
...College admission Fruit Science Report
Washington Navel Oranges
In as far as appearances are concerned, the Washington Navel orange happens to have a rounded shape and is small to medium in size. One of the many distinguishing features of this particular tree are the white flowers which are scented. The canopy of the tree also appears droopy. In mid winder, the tree supplies seedless oranges that are rather tasty – making this particular variety ideal as either a commercial venture or as a past-time activity in a home orchid setting. It is important to note that the flesh of the fruit is firm and has a distinguishing deep color. The taste of the fruit could also be described as tangy and distinctly sweet. The Washington Navel orange, according to Ramsey and Markell (1920) “originated at Bahia, Brazil, apparently as a bud variation from the Portuguese orange variety, Laranja Selecta” (22). As……
Boule, D. (2017). A Brief History of the Navel Orange in California – From the Sacramento Bee. Retrieved from http://www.merlofarminggroup.com/brief-history-navel-orange-california-%E2%80%93-sacramento-bee
Considine, D.M. & Considine, G.D. (2012). Foods and Food Production Encyclopedia. New York, NY: VNR.
El-Boray, M.S., Mostafa, M., Salem, E. & Sawwah, O. (2015). Improving Yield and Fruit Quality of Washington Navel Orange Using Foliar Applications of Some Natural Biostimulants. J. Plant Production, 6(8), 1317-1332.
Ferguson, L. & Grafton-Cardwell, E.E. (2014). Citrus Production Manual. Richmond, CA: UCANR Publications.
Geiger, P. & Dunkan, S. (2007). Farmers\\\\\\' Almanac. Mason, OH: Almanac Publishing Company.
Ramsey, H.J. & Markell, E.L. (1920). The Handling and Precooling of Florida Lettuce and Celery. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.
Susser, A. (1997). The Great Citrus Book. New York, NY: Ten Speed Press.
...College admission Background and Biographical Data
The case of Jesse Norman Imeson reveals the possible connections between childhood upbringing, childhood trauma, and psychological characteristics on criminal behavior. While childhood experiences can never be used to condone violence or criminality, understanding the correlation between these factors may help identify early warning signs or risk factors that can then be used in crime prevention strategies. The story of Jesse Imeson gripped Canada because it involved the heinous killing of three individuals in the summer of 2007. Imeson was apprehended at age 22, pled guilty to all three counts of second-degree murder in 2008, and was sentenced to life in prison.
Jesse was the oldest of three children in the Imeson family. Until the first known traumatic event that occurred in Imeson’s early life, he was described by babysitters and friends as being “likeable,” “adventurous,” “happy,” and “wide-eyed...always smiling” boy who just wanted “to have……
Bartol, C. R., & Bartol, A, M. (2018). Criminal behavior: A psychological approach. Boston, MA: Pearson Learning Solutions.
“Jesse Imeson charged in death of Windsor man,” (2007). CTV News. Retrieved from: https://www.ctvnews.ca/jesse-imeson-charged-in-death-of-windsor-man-1.251008
Lessard, C. (2008). So, why did he do it? Grand Bend Strip. Retrieved from: https://grandbendstrip.com/2008/11/so-why-did-he-do-it/
“LFP Archives: The hunt for, and truth about, spree killer Jesse Imeson,” (2018). The London Free Press. Retrieved from: https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/lfp-archives-the-hunt-for-and-truth-about-spree-killer-jesse-imeson
“Man who killed elderly couple and bartender has appeal rejected by Supreme Court,” (2019). CBC. Retrieved from: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/london/man-who-killed-elderly-couple-and-bartender-has-appeal-rejected-by-supreme-court-1.5129542
Mellor, L. (2013). Rampage. Toronto, Ontario: Dundurn
Paiva, M. (2019). Windsor murderer claims he was sexually abused. iHeart Radio. Retrieved from: http://www.iheartradio.ca/purecountry/bc-north/windsor-murderer-claims-he-was-sexually-abused-1.9198384
Perkel, C. (2018). Family of victims lash out as smirking killer gets life sentence. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/family-of-victims-lash-out-as-smirking-killer-gets-life-sentence/article1350382/
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