Free Essay

Ethics Hw Week 6

In: Business and Management

Submitted By thunderdanny
Words 2207
Pages 9

1. | Question: | Teddy's Supplies' CEO has asked you to advise him on the facts of the case, and your opinion of their potential liability. Write a memo to him which states your view of whether the company is exposed to liability on all issues you feel are in play. Include in your memo any laws which apply and any precedential cases either for or against Teddy's case which impact liability. Include your opinion of the "worst case" of damages the company may have to pay to Virginia. | | Your Answer: | Memo to CEO: Your company is in fact in liability for negligence in protecting the best interest of your employee, Pollard. Even though she participated in many of the sexual harassment situations your upper management did anything to stop or report any of the activities they were aware of. The people put n charge failed the company and Ms Pollard by not being responsible and assuming just as much responsibility as she had in the situation. Per the EEO guidelines: An employer is always responsible for harassment by a supervisor that culminated in a tangible employment action. If the harassment did not lead to a tangible employment action, the employer is liable unless it proves that: 1) it exercised reasonable care to prevent and promptly correct any harassment; and 2) the employee unreasonably failed to complain to management or to avoid harm otherwise An individual qualifies as an employee's "supervisor" if the individual has the authority to recommend tangible employment decisions affecting the employee or if the individual has the authority to direct the employee's daily work activities. A "tangible employment action" means a significant change in employment status. Examples include hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, undesirable reassignment, a decision causing a significant change in benefits, compensation decisions, and work assignment Employers should establish, distribute to all employees, and enforce a policy prohibiting harassment and setting out a procedure for making complaints. In most cases, the policy and procedure should be in writing. Small businesses may be able to discharge their responsibility to prevent and correct harassment through less formal means. For example, if a business is sufficiently small that the owner maintains regular contact with all employees, the owner can tell the employees at staff meetings that harassment is prohibited, that employees should report such conduct promptly, and that a complaint can be brought "straight to the top." If the business conducts a prompt, thorough, and impartial investigation of any complaint that arises and undertakes swift and appropriate corrective action, it will have fulfilled its responsibility to "effectively prevent and correct harassment By violating al of the above content we would recommend that Virginia be awarded damages for back pay, a psychological evaluation, a percentage of stocks/shares in the company for future earnings and action disciplinary to be taken against all parties involved | | | Points Received: | 25 of 30 | | Comments: | How did the management fail her? | 2. | Question: | The NJ Human Rights commission found that Pollard was the victim of Sexual Harassment and disparate treatment. Please answer these questions: a. Provide the most current definition of "sexual harassment," including a definition of quid pro quo and hostile environment sexual harassment. Name an appellate court case where an employer was found liable for either quid pro quo or hostile environment sexual harassment. Describe the facts of the case, and the decision the court came to in the case. Include the citation to the case and a link to it online. Would the case apply to Pollard's case? Why or why not? Would you want to use this case in Teddy's favor or Pollard’s favor? (10 points)b. Explain which form of sexual harassment that you suspect NJ Human Rights commission found Virginia had been a victim of and why you feel that is the case. Provide law or a case to support your position. If you feel Pollard was not a victim of harassment in this case, explain why you feel that way, and provide law or a case to support your position; (10 points)c. Explain what defenses to sexual harassment Teddy's had in this case (Include the name and citation of at least two federal or state sexual harassment case(s) which provide precedential support to your defense statement.) (10 points.)d. What is disparate treatment and why do you think the Human Rights commission found it had occurred? Do you agree with this decision? (10 points.) | | Your Answer: | A. The legal definition of sexual harrassment is a form of sex discrimination.The legal definition of sexual harassment is “unwelcome verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature that is severe or pervasive and affects working conditions or creates a hostile work environment.”Quid pro quo, a Latin term meaning "this for that," occurs when your boss offers you benefits, or threatens to change your working conditions, based on your response to his demands for sexual favors. "I'll give you a raise if you go out with me...." or "I'll demote you if you don't have sex with me" are examples of "quid pro quo" harassment. Hostile environment harassment occurs when physical, verbal, or visual sexual harassment is severe or pervasive enough to create a hostile or abusive work environment. This type of harassment does not require a loss or threat of loss of your job, or the promise of benefits. Comments about your body, sexual remarks, pornographic pictures displayed at the workplace, and touching and grabbing may all create a hostile work environment. In addition, the conduct must be unwelcome to you. If you like, want, or welcome the conduct, then you are not being sexually harassed. And if the conduct does not relate to your sex or have sexual references, it's not sexual harassment. 1998 the Supreme Court decided in Ellerth v. Burlington Industries, No. 97-569 and Faragher v. City of Boca Raton, No. 97-282 that companies may be held vicariously liable if supervisors sexually harass workers even if the employees do not report the harassment and suffered no tangible loss. By making employers liable for supervisors' sexual harassment encourages an employer, as no other regime does, to exercise the greatest possible care in screening prospective managers and in training, supervising and monitoring supervisory personnel. It gives employers an incentive to put effective policies and training programs in place. In fact, 54% of Fortune 500 employers admitted in one survey that fears of legal exposure prompted them to establish company policies against harassment. And experience has shown these policies and programs work. Companies that have implemented sexual harassment training programs have reported reduced numbers of claims that develop into lawsuits. yes this case would apply to pollards case because in this case too the sexual harassment was not being reported. The companies were too held liable for what was going on with their employers. B. I think they used the basic form of sexual haraasment in th eworkplcae because the boss did not threaten her with sexual advances but condonednthe mistreatment the other male employees had put on her. Even though she did not properly report the abuse I do feel that she was a victim because she encountered several incidents where her right swere violated. C.On June 26th, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the following two cases: Burlington Industries v. Ellerth Facts—The employee, Kimberly Ellerth, worked for Burlington Industries from March 1993-May 1994, as a salesperson in one of Burlington's divisions in Chicago, Ill. During her employment, she claims she was subjected to constant sexual harassment by her supervisor, Ted Slowik. Slowik was a mid-level manager. Burlington has eight divisions, employing more than 22,000 people in 50 plants around the U.S. Slowick was a vice president in one of five business units within one of the divisions. He had authority to make hiring and promotion decisions subject to the approval of his supervisor, who signed the paperwork. Slowik was not Ellerth's immediate supervisor. Ellerth worked in a two-person office in Chicago, and she answered to her colleague, who in turn answered to Slowik in New York. Faragher v. City of Boca Raton, and Burlington Industries Inc. v. Ellerth, the Supreme Court basically stated that the employer is responsible for the actions of the supervisor, even when the employer is unaware of the supervisor’s behavior. An employer can no longer claim that they did not know about the sexual harassment because the employee did not inform them, nor can they claim that they were unaware of the supervisor’s behavior. Out of the two cases listed above the first one is relevant to the case because even though she was disciplined for cell phone usage she was still sent to another area to be subjected to further humiliation by her male co-workers. The second case states where even though the Pollard did not reprt the abuse the supervisor was well aware of what was going on. D. Intentional discriminatory dealing with individuals having a disability or belonging to a particular group based on their age, ethnicity, race, or sex. The Human Rights commssion saw that Pollard was discriminated on due to her sex. Yes I fully agree with their decision. She should be awarded for all damages and future earnings. I would not want that particular job back but one in another area with maybe the same company. Read more: | | | Points Received: | 40 of 40 | | Comments: | Great that you answered all parts of the question! Also I like that you used the case in which the cell phone discipline took place while it was determined that harassment occurred. This shows that 2 wrongs do not make a right! | 3. | Question: | The CEO asks you to review the sexual harassment policy currently in place, which Virginia signed. He wants you to provide him with suggestions for change to it. Review the policy and give three recommendations for changes, enhancements and ideas for making the policy stronger. Include your reasons for these suggestions. If you find information online for making these changes, include citations and/or links to that information. Explain how your suggestions may have protected Teddy's in this case. Support these recommendations with current case law. | | Your Answer: | The contract signed by Virginia was vague. It also states that there will be a warning. She was terminated immediately. My suggestion would be to go further by having the employees attend sexual harassment training. They should also offer some type of support for their employees who think they are experiencing it or actually experiencing it. They should also make the supervisors and all employees aware of their no tolerance policy. "An employer should correct harassment that is clearly unwelcome regardless of whether a complaint is filed. For example, if there is graffiti in the workplace containing racial or sexual epithets, management should not wait for a complaint before erasing it. An employer should ensure that its supervisors and managers understand their responsibilities under the organization's anti-harassment policy and complaint procedures. An employer should screen applicants for supervisory jobs to see if they have a history of engaging in harassment. If so, and the employer hires such a candidate, it must take steps to monitor actions taken by that individual in order to prevent harassment". An employer should keep records of harassment complaints and check those records when a complaint of harassment is made to reveal any patterns of harassment by the same individuals. | | | Points Received: | 18 of 20 | | Comments: | How should the employer "support " employees? | 4. | Question: | How would Pollard's case be impacted if her replacement had been a female? Would her case be different? Would her damages be different? Explain your answer. | | Your Answer: | Had Pollard been replaced by a female it would make her case weaker stating that it was her and her character in that position that caused the men to react the way that they did towards her. Replacing her with another male shows guilt on the companies side. Had they not been aware of the situation at hand or been doing something to avoid it, it wouldn't have made a difference if they would have hired another female. Her case would have been different because had they hired another female would have shown them being less guilty of any of the accusations against them. because they did hire a male, made them look more cautious or even suspicious. I don't know for sure if her damages would have been different but her case would have been. she was awarded damages on the jury thinking she was fired unlawfully. | | | Points Received: | 5 of 10 | | Comments: | Why do we blame the woman? The employer has a duty to protect its employees from harassment - that means the men MUST be required to abstain from harassment - not just work with all men. |
Bottom of Form

Similar Documents

Free Essay

Egn Document

...[pic] Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering EGN 2030-Ethics and Legal Aspects in Engineering (Fall 2014) FEEDS Course Description: Codes of ethics, professional responsibilities and rights, law and engineering, contracts, torts, and evidence. Course Objectives 1. To gain an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. 2. To learn to work with other class members as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 3. To apply knowledge of ethical concepts in a practical sense. 4. To understand the impact of engineering problems/solutions in a national and global context. 5. To understand and incorporate ethical precepts into present and future professional assignments. Place/Time: EC 2420; 6:25-7:40 pm on Friday. Instructor: Jeffrey H. Greenfield, Ph.D., P.E., Adjunct Professor Telephone: 561-682-2989 (work); 954-804-3397 (cell); E-mail:, Office Place and Hours: EC 3660 or classroom; 6:25 – 7:40 pm Friday and by appointment. Textbook: Harris, C. E., Pritchard, M. S., Rabins, M. J., James, R., and Englehardt, E. Engineering Ethics, Cases and Concepts, (5th Edition), Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2014, ISBN 978-1-133-93468-4 Grading: 1) Final examination. No make-up examination will be offered unless it is an emergency excused by a medical doctor. Final exam is worth 40% of grade. FEEDS students must take final exam at scheduled time in class. 2) Group...

Words: 1333 - Pages: 6

Free Essay


... AND  203  /  Phone:  713-­‐525-­‐3565  /  Email:     Dr.  E.  Nam  (LI)  /  AND  100  /  Email:   LAB  EXERCISE  (Pre-­‐lab  Quiz)   PRE-­‐LAB  ASSIGNMENT   MONDAY  LAB  MEETS  ON  FRIDAY   TH SEPT  6   Turn  in  HW  questions     POST-­‐LAB   ASSIGNMENT   Read  proposal  and  answer   homework  questions     (due  next  week)   Mendelian  genetics   homework  problems     (due  next  week)   Excel  homework  assignment   (due  next  week)   Group  Proposal/protocol  due   next  week     Read  “Art  of  Writing  Science”   Individual  mini-­‐report  (due   in  3  weeks);     Individual  Mini  report  due   next  week   Diversity  homework  1     (due  next  week);   Final  group  poster  (due  at   beginning  of  Lab  11)   Diversity  homework  2  and   Group  Mini  report   (due  next  week)   Diversity  Poster  due  at  the   end  of  this  class!   (email  text  of  poster  to...

Words: 1103 - Pages: 5

Premium Essay


...Topics include: audit and other reports, statistical sampling in auditing, attestation standards, reporting on future-oriented information, accountant's legal liability, Securities & Exchange Commission practice, professional ethics and using technology in auditing. Catalog Description Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; minimum grade of "C-" in ACCT 311. Topics include: audit and other reports, statistical sampling in auditing, attestation standards, reporting on future-oriented information, accountant's legal liability, Securities & Exchange Commission practice, professional ethics and using technology in auditing. Course Overview Students will become familiar with issues under the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, pronouncements of the Public Companies Accounting Oversight Board, the Sarbanes Oxley Act, federal securities laws, and cases relating to CPA malpractice. Students will have a thorough professional knowledge of CPA reports on financial statements and special reports. Students will also learn how to apply statistical sampling and technology in auditing. Course Overview Students will become familiar with issues under the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, pronouncements of the Public Companies Accounting Oversight Board, the Sarbanes Oxley Act, federal securities laws, and cases relating to CPA malpractice. Students will have a thorough professional knowledge of CPA reports on financial statements and special reports. Students will also......

Words: 2718 - Pages: 11

Free Essay


...Block 5 Crisis Management Week 5 Overview Lesson 1 | Homework | Lesson 2 | Homework | * Doc 5.1 Crisis Management Lesson 1 – Vocabulary/ Listening/Speaking * ML Vocabulary P. 105 | Doc. 5.2 Vocabulary HW Crisis Management Business BriefDoc. 5.3 Listening HW Managing Crises | * Doc 5.4 Crisis Management Lesson 1 – Reading/Speaking * ML Reading P. 107 * ML P. 108 Language Review – Conditionals * Doc 5.5 Cases for Discussion/ Doc 5.6 Crisis Management Scenarios for Discussion | Crisis Management Extra ReadingsICE forum follow up task: Language Review C Discussion | Week 6 Overview Lesson 1 | Homework | Lesson 2 | Homework | * Introduction to Coursework 3 and Portfolio – hand out Student Guidelines for CW3 * Doc.6.1 Evaluation: Introduction to Evaluation – Criteria – Evaluation of SourcesNote: Ss to prepare a seminar for Lesson 2 in Week 8 where they have to introduce their topic, title and sources, and explain why they were chosen (how many, different types, etc.) | 1) Ss do web search on crises, choose topic and write a title for assignment2) Download from ICE & read doc on ‘Research Sources’3) Preview Doc 6.2-A - vocabulary for Titan case study | * Doc 6.2-S Titan Case Study (based on old ML)OR * Doc 6.2-S - Speed Reading Comprehension Questions – ‘Keeping your client relationship afloat’ (based on old ML – see ppt in relevant folder). | Students choose sources and begin note-taking doc for their sourcesSelf –Study:1) Download......

Words: 461 - Pages: 2

Premium Essay

What the Fuxx Also this course covers the context of a digital economy which includes opportunities and issues such as E-commerce, the Internet and World Wide Web, digital information goods, security and privacy threats and safeguards, and ethical challenges. Students will learn a basic understanding of how IS can be applied to solve business problems. III. Textbooks I.                    Laudon & Laudon, Management Information Systems, 2012,12th ed. II.                 Reading Materials IV. Course Evaluation • Midterm Exam: 30% • Course Project and Presentation/ Homework/Quiz: 30% • Final Exam: 30% • Attendance: 10% V. Lecture Schedule |Weeks |Contents |Quiz&HW |Remarks | |Week 1 |λ          Introduction |Presentation |Video...

Words: 446 - Pages: 2

Premium Essay

Mba Managemet Inför

...[pic] Course Syllabus OPM 511: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Summer 2013 Course Overview: This course addresses the management of operations in manufacturing and service firms. The course starts with a general overview of operations management and its relationship to other functions of the business. Managing operations well requires both strategic and tactical skills. During the term, we will consider such topics as: strategic planning, demand planning, process analysis, locating facilities, determining capacity, materials management, and technology, together with relevant analytical techniques. The course will involve class room discussions, use of case studies and problem solving. PRE-REOUISITE: MGT 511 Quantitative Business Analysis, Use of PC including Excel & software provided with the text book. TEXTBOOK: Jay Heizer and Barry Render, Operations Management (Global 10th Edition), 2011, Prentice Hall. REFERENCES: William J. Stevenson, Operations Management, 10th Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2008. COURSE OBSECTIVES This course introduces basic concepts of business operations. Specifically: • Understand operations processes including inputs and outputs to meet customer satisfaction for products and services. • Management concepts and techniques used in operations management. • Focus on applications of the concepts. Description of the knowledge to be acquired Understand Operations Management and its relationships with other......

Words: 1561 - Pages: 7

Free Essay

Convergence of Errors: Leadership Failures Contributing to Abu Ghraib Abuses

...Joint Command and Staff Programme 38 Distance Learning Rank & Name: Major Lynne Chaloux Syndicate No: 1 Directing Staff: BGen Gagnon Course: JCSP 38 DL Assignment Code: D1/DS 541/EFF/LN-2 Assignment Name: Leadership Research Paper Convergence of Errors: Leadership Failures Contributing to Abu Ghraib Abuses ASSESSMENT Assessor: Marc Imbeault Mark:       Comments:       Convergence of Errors: Leadership Failures Contributing to Abu Ghraib Abuses Introduction The purpose of this persuasive essay is to reveal the key leadership factors contributing to events that occurred during Operation Iraqi Freedom at Abu Ghraib Confinement Facility in Iraq between October and December 2003. “The abuses at Abu Ghraib primarily fall into two categories: a) intentional violent or sexual abuse [against detainees], and b) abusive actions taken based on misinterpretations or confusion regarding law or policy.”[1] From the standpoint of “Leading the Institution,” it will be argued that authorities failed to develop of a coherent body of policy or procedures[2] regarding detainee operations, which would have served to appropriately and consistently guide actions in the field and thus enable success. Instead, policy was inconsistent, ambiguous and changing – resulting in confusion regarding morally and legally acceptable standards for interrogation and detention. These lapses in policy contributed...

Words: 5175 - Pages: 21

Premium Essay


...MGT 3332.01 Organizational Behavior Fall 2013 T/TH 9:25a – 10:40a AMB 105 INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Tommy Nichols OFFICE: AMB 317 PHONE: 817-531-4849 E-MAIL: OFFICE HOURS: Tue: 8:15a-9:25a 1:15p-6:15p Wed: 6:15p-7:00p Thur: 8:15a-9:25a 1:15p-2:15p Note: The best way to contact me is typically through e-mail. I promise to respond within 24 hours, with the exception of weekends and holidays. Website: Homework website: University Mission: The University endeavors to create a learning environment where each student is provided an opportunity to pursue individual excellence, to think clearly and creatively, to communicate effectively, and to develop spiritual sensitivity, with a commitment to moral discrimination and action, and with a sense of civic responsibility. School of Business Mission: The School of Business Administration and Professional Programs (SOBAPP) is a community of learners dedicated to pursuing and sharing the values, knowledge and skills that enable our students to compete in a dynamic and increasingly global environment.  Text: (Required) Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2013). Organizational behavior: Improving performance and commitment in......

Words: 2160 - Pages: 9

Premium Essay

Why College Education Is Important Work Cited Pages

...Lesson: Learning at Ashworth CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Welcome! Learning Objectives Accessing the Student Portal Ashworth College Student Handbook The Ashworth Website The Structure of Programs Your Technology Choices 1 1 4 4 5 11 14 22 STUDY SKILLS Introduction The Importance of Time Management A Place to Study An Approach to Your Studies All about Learning Styles The Art of Taking Notes 26 26 26 30 32 33 44 EXAMINATIONS AND OTHER ASSESSMENTS Introduction Saving Your Written Work Types of Assessments Prepare for Online Exams Take Online Exams Deal with Test-Taking Anxiety Strategies for Multiple-Choice Exams Strategies for Essay Questions 49 49 49 50 52 53 53 54 55 TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SKILLS Introduction Summary 59 59 62 CHECK YOUR LEARNING ANSWERS 67 LEARNING AT ASHWORTH iii INTRODUCTION Welcome! Welcome to Ashworth College! And welcome to your very first Ashworth lesson: Learning at Ashworth. Why are we starting you with this lesson? First—and most importantly—we want to make sure you have the foundation you need to be successful with your studies. The most basic foundation for success is knowledge of both what and how to study. Most people think “studying” involves reading pages from a textbook or lesson. That’s only partially true. The word study is a verb—that means it’s a process. Studying does involve reading. However, successful studying involves much more than that. It involves active engagement with the material...

Words: 15465 - Pages: 62

Premium Essay

Teaching Portfolio

...To Whom It May Concern: I am writing in regards to a high school position at your school I believe that my enthusiasm for Social Studies, students and learning would make me an excellent candidate for this position. I believe as educators we are ourselves are constantly learning what works and what doesn’t work by our diverse students and it is essential as teachers to keep in mind the needs of each and every one of our students. I am confident that my lesson plans and curriculum are designed to fit the requirements of the New York State Standards and the Common Core, which also reflects my contribution as a teacher to the classroom. I have a strong understanding of student development and have been consistently recognized by my cooperating teacher and her administrators for the relationships I create with my students in conjunction to the functionality of the classroom. My purpose in the classroom is to create a free space where students can engage in critical thinking, making inferences and supporting their ideas and opinions with primary and secondary sources. I believe it is important to utilize up to date pieces of information to engross the student’s attention and participation in the classroom. Being that our students are technologically savvy I also believe it is important to incorporate technology into lesson planning. I am also fluent in Greek and am to communicate with students and parents from Greek-speaking households in hopes to promote their parents...

Words: 18748 - Pages: 75

Premium Essay


...ACADEMIC GUIDELINES ACADEMIC GUIDELINES CONTENTS ITEM PAGE Overview / Background of UTM 4 Philosophy of UTM 4 Vision of UTM 4 Mission of UTM 4 Motto of UTM 4 International Business School (IBS) In Brief 5 Vision of UTM IBS 5 Mission of UTM IBS 5 Core Values 5 Client Charter 6 UTM IBS Organization Chart 7 Postgraduate Administrator 8 Graduate Faculty 9 Enrolment and Duration Of Studies 13 Change of Program Of Study, Type of Registration, And Mode of Study 13 Withdrawal (TD) of a Course 14 Attendance 14 Academic Load 14 Credit Exemption and Transfer 15 Grading System 16 Academic Standing 17 Deferment, Suspension and Termination 18 2 ACADEMIC GUIDELINES ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES  MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) 20 21  Introduction  MBA Course Structure  Programme Specifications and Learning Outcomes 23  Course Synopsis 26 21  DOCTOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (DBA)  Programme Specifications and Learning Outcomes  DBA Course Structure 38 41 OTHER INFORMATION  REFERENCES UTM IBS Postgraduate Student Society (PGSS) 42 43 3 ACADEMIC GUIDELINES OVERVIEW / BACKGROUND OF UTM The main campus of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is located in a strategic area of 1,177 hectares in the Iskandar Development Region, Johor.UTM has another campus known as the UTM Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Semarak with an area of 18 hectares. The history of UTM began in 1904 as a Treacher Techical School and was......

Words: 8304 - Pages: 34

Premium Essay

Remediation of Nurses

...2.6 HOURS Continuing Education ORIGINAL RESEARCH Probation and Recidivism: Remediation Among Disciplined Nurses ABSTRACT in Six States A link between a history of criminal conviction and a risk of professional misconduct highlights the importance of criminal background checks. O BJECTIVE : The researchers sought to determine what factors might affect the outcomes of remediation, including the likelihood of recidivism, among nurses who had been the subject of disciplinary action and had been put on probation by a state board of nursing. M ETHODS : Boards of nursing in six states, Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, and North Carolina, chose to participate in this exploratory study. A 29-item questionnaire was used to investigate the records of 207 RNs, LPNs, and advanced practice RNs (APRNs) who were disciplined and put on probation by a state nursing board in 2001, as well as to collect data on their employment settings, the boards’ actions, and remediation outcomes (the presence or absence of recidivism); 491 nurses who had not been disciplined served as controls. RESULTS: Among the disciplined nurses studied, 57% were RNs, 36% were LPNs, 3% held both RN and LPN licenses, and 3% were APRNs. Of the disciplined group, 39% recidivated between 2001 and 2005. Three factors were shown to influence the recidivism rate: having a history of criminal conviction, having committed more than one violation before the 2001 probation, and changing...

Words: 6912 - Pages: 28

Free Essay

The Importance of Reagan's Rhetoric

...President Reagan’s use of rhetoric in his speeches throughout his political career was essential in establishing a cohesive and successful relationship with the American people. His charismatic nature and unfaltering authenticity in every single speech defined him as a true leader – one who might finally be able to restore faith in the American presidency in a country perpetually traumatized by the Watergate Scandal. Reagan brought indisputable political beliefs established on a solid sense of conservatism as well as a solid moral code built on firm religious values. These two features that Reagan exemplified laid the groundwork for an administration that was characterized by consistent and unyielding principles. The perfect example of this aspect of his administration is prevalent in his rhetoric. His small anecdotes, perfect word choice, and references to past great leaders all underscored his incredible ability to communicate the successes and lessen the defeats that faced his administration. Through his use of consistent and unique rhetoric from his first major speech in 1964 continued to his farewell speech in 1989, Ronald Reagan established motifs of freedom, limited government, moral renewal, and hope for the future that ultimately rescue American pride in the executive branch and in the country as a whole. In Ronald Reagan’s second inaugural address, which spans just over three pages, he used the word freedom 17 times. He took one of the most complex and hard to......

Words: 4643 - Pages: 19

Free Essay

Financial Analysis

...Business Publishers, LLC. Exclusive rights by Cambridge Business Publishers, LLC for manufacture and export. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or stored in a database or retrieval system in any form or by any means, without prior written consent of Cambridge Business Publishers, LLC, including, but not limited to, in any network or other electronic storage or transmission, or broadcast for distance learning. Student Edition ISBN 978-1-61853-104-9 Bookstores & Faculty: to order this book, call 800-619-6473 or email Students: to order this book, please visit the book’s Website and order directly online. Printed in the United States of America. 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 About the Authors Peter D. Easton  is an expert in accounting and valuation and holds the Notre Dame Alumni Chair in Accountancy in the Mendoza College of Business. ­rofessor P Easton’s expertise is widely recognized by the academic research community and by the legal community. Professor Easton frequently serves as a consultant on...

Words: 28387 - Pages: 114

Premium Essay

Deeper Luxury Report

...Deeper Luxury lp lan eta ryr es t originalexperientialconnectedwholelovingdepthmeaningspecialnaturalauthenticgreengenuinetrustedconsceoustsusttainableethicalinnerintegralrespectfulplanetaryrestorativethri r us bl i na nableenchantinginnerintegralrespectfulconsciousrestorativeauthentircgreencontributingengagingworthwhileinspirinedcpinitualcreativediverseoriginalexperientialconnectedwhole gs o r taing henticg eengenuinetru s erseoriginalexperientialconnectedwholelovingdepthmeanitngtspecialnaturalauthentstgreconsciuiussuustedconscioussustsciinu bleethicalinnerintegralrespectfulplanetaryconscio hau a oas ic ed engeno netr dep su s t ovi g i e ectedwholelovingdepthmeaningspecialnaturalethichallelrunstedplanetarysustainableencharnttvinginnerintegralrespectfulconsciousres torativeauthenticgreencontributingengagingwo oa tai w o cted aningspecialnaturalauth me originalexperientialconnectedwholelovingdepntnh na e e us r enticgreengenuinetrustedconsciousspetainableethicalinnb rintegralrespectfulplanetaryrestorativethri o alc x l ie i ieo nableenchantinginnerintegralrespecltfuelrcntinsciousrestorativeauthenticgreencontributingengagingworthwhileinspiringspiritualcreativedeverseoriginalexperientialconnectedwvholre xp rati eth e th ina yr to ig ce erseoriginalexperientialconnescoredwholelovingdepthmeaningspecialnaturalauthenticgreengenuinetrustedconscioussustainableethicalininal rintegralrespectfulplantatraresconscio ee y et r inn langengagingwo ive fu d ectedwholelovingdepthmetaningspe...

Words: 22851 - Pages: 92