… monitor the quality of health services provided (ACSQHC, 2019). However, despite the existence of these standards and several other measures, clinical and professional issues still occur in the nursing world resulting in health service consumers being harmed or negatively impacting the quality of health care services being … they believe administrators would focus on them rather than to investigate the root cause of the errors (Kadivar et al., 2017). Medication safety issues can lead to adverse events or even death (ACSQHC, 2019; Davies et al., 2019).
Teaching of student nurses in hospital environments is ……
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Epistemology and Duty Ethics in Criminal Justice
1 Ethics in Law Enforcement Agencies
As Roufa (2019) notes, ethics in law enforcement are essential to prevent behaviors from going unchecked and ……
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Conflicts of Interest
Conflict of interest emerges when an inividual in power uses their position to exploit situations to their advantage. For instance, … of lawyers, incidents in which personal interest comes into conflict with that of the client amount to a conflict of interest(Kindregan, 1976).
Ethical issues related to Conflict of Interest
The executive team in any organization is often faced with issues of ethical nature in complex and conflicting situations. The basis of conflict of interest is the social values structure and the standards of ……
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Functions, issues, and Objectives in Corrections
The functions of the historical state correctional system have changed since the founding of the nation more than … when Pennsylvania instituted the reform-minded approach to corrections. This paper will look at the functions of the state correctional system, analyze criminal justice issues, examine the impacts of incarceration and social justice issues for one correctional institution and one private institution, identify cultural sensitivity and diversity awareness issues, discuss two methods of alternative sentencing, and evaluate the effectiveness of a correctional institution and a private institution.
The goals of the … discuss two methods of alternative sentencing, and evaluate the effectiveness of a correctional institution and a private institution.
The goals of the contemporary state correctional system compared to Pennsylvania’s historical state correctional system are similar in spirit but quite different in terms of function. Today’s activities … system compared to Pennsylvania’s……
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...Contemporary issues The Effects of Operation Desert Storm on Human Behaviors, Human Expression and Ethics
In early 1991, the United States launched Operation Desert Storm in response to Saddam Hussein’s invasion and occupation of Kuwait while the American public held its collective breath to see whether Hussein’s threat to wage “the mother of all battles,” including threats to use chemical weapons of mass destruction, would come to fruition. Although the Iraqi military was never able to live up to their leader’s claims, the political and social fallout from this successful prosecution of this regional war by the United States had long-term implications for American political and military leaders alike. This topic is important to analyze today because the Middle East remains a global hotspot with the very real potential to erupt in other conflicts with Western powers in general and the United States in particular. To determine the facts, the overarching……
Curtis, J. (2015, November). Reflecting on strategic results of Operation Desert Storm. Army, 65(11), 24-27.
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Klotzer, C. L. (2002, October). A lesson for Americans: Desert Storm operation reports were full of lies and distortions. St. Louis Journalism Review, 32(250), 34-39.
Lindsey, J. M. & Smith, C. (2003, Summer). Rally 'round the flag: Opinion in the United States before and after the Iraq War. Brookings Review, 21(3), 20-24.
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Tilford, K. H., Jr. (1993, Summer). Review: The meaning of victory in Operation Desert Storm: A review essay. Political Science Quarterly, 108(2), 327-331.
...Contemporary issues Part 1: Introduction
By the 1950s, America had moved on from the turmoil of WW2 and was enjoying a bit of peace and prosperity. The Cold War was but a looming threat that would escalate fiercely in the 1960s—but in the 50s, Americans were generally content to enjoy themselves. Still, the specter of Communism loomed and had been perceived as an encroaching problem in Hollywood since the 1930s. Following WW2, Senator Joe McCarthy began his crusade to raise awareness about this specter by flaunting a list of Communists that he knew were secretly hiding in the American government. As fear grew that the Soviets had infiltrated American society, the list grew to include others in other spheres—including Hollywood, where writers suspected of propagating Communist ideology and subtly inserting it into American films came under scrutiny. The Hollywood Blacklist actually began in the latter half of the 1940s but it reached……
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McGilligan, Patrick and Paul Buhle. Tender Comrades: A Backstory of the Hollywood Blacklist. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012.
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Schrecker, Ellen. Many are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998.
Smith, Jeff. Criticism, the Cold War, and the Blacklist: Reading the Hollywood Reds. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014.
… that, “With developments in technological security capability, employers can now monitor their employees’ activity on their computers and other company-provided electronic devices” (Ethical issues facing businesses, 2020, para. 3). In fact, fully two-thirds (66%) of American companies currently monitor their employees internet activity, and…[break]…a blind eye to ……
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Sharma, P. (2017, June). Organizational culture as a predictor of job satisfaction: The role of age and gender. Journal of Contemporary Management Issues, 22(1), 35-40.
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Modern Woman’s Struggle with Self-confidence
The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of contemporary Stories by Daniel Halpern is a compilation of the 80 short stories. This book brings together a generation of short story writers who … who provide a wide range of short fiction using different writing styles to captivate the reader. These short stories address different topics and issues ranging from love to sensual examination. The portrayal of the different characters in each of the short stories provide different themes or concepts … The portrayal of the different characters in each of the short stories provide different themes or concepts that can be applicable to the contemporary world. An example of a short story in this book that provides contemporary theme or concept is G-string by Nicola Barker. This paper compares and contrasts Jeanie and Gillian in terms of how they represent the … G-string by……
Barker, Nicola. \\"G-string.\\" The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories by Daniel Halpern. New York: Penguin, 1999. Print.
… front. The article appeared in a reputable peer-reviewed journal.
Bang, H.N., Miles, L.S. & Gordon, R.D. (2019). Disaster Risk Reduction in Cameroon: Are contemporary Disaster Management Frameworks Accommodating the Sendai Framework Agenda 2030? International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 10, 462-477.
According to the authors of this … disaster management are often deemed unreliable and primitive. What is, however, surprising is that the authors of the present article observe that both contemporary and customary disaster management systems have not also been fully embraced or appreciated. There appears to be a systemic failure in this particular … appears to be a systemic failure in this particular region in as far as a disaster and crisis management ideals, both customary and contemporary, are concerned. It, therefore, follows that this specific article will be instrumental in the advancement of the need for policymakers to go back … a ''firefighting'' mode (79). Thus,……
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...Contemporary issues Organizational Leadership in Today's Society
Organizational leadership is a term used to refer to management approach through which leaders help establish strategic goals and objectives while motivating employees toward the achievement of these goals/objectives. In the modern business environment, organizational leadership is critical toward achieving the desired success given increased competitiveness. Modern organizations face intense competition from their rivals because of rapid technological advancements and increased globalization. These advancements have brought new ways of doing business, which has in turn generated new demands on organizational leaders. Therefore, organizational leaders need to establish strategic approaches that enhance competitiveness, success or profitability.
The Concept of Leadership
Based on insight obtained from the course, leadership primarily refers to the process of influencing others toward common goals or objective. Leadership determines the success or failure of any organization or project because of its role in influence (Wadhwa & Parimoo, 2013). Therefore, leadership is important……
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