Personal Inventory

Workaholism
Workaholism
Workaholism The official working week is being reduced to 35 hours a week. In most countries in the world, it is limited to 45 hours a week. The trend during the last century seems to be unequivocal : less work, more play. Yet, what may be true for blue collar workers or state employees ? is not necessarily so for white collar members of the liberal professions. It is not rare for these people ? lawyers, accountants, consultants, managers, academics ? to put in 80 hour weeks. The phenomenon is s
Polygraphs
Polygraphs
Polygraphs Introduction Homo Sapiens have yearned for a reliable and consistently correct way of finding out if one is telling the truth since ancient times. ?Early societies used torture. Statements made by a person on the rack were considered especially believable.? (Jussim, pg.65) There was also trial by ordeal, which was based on superstition. For instance, if there were two suspects for one crime, it was thought that the innocent would be stronger in combat and thus vanquish a guilty oppon
Catch-22
Catch-22
Catch-22 In Catch-22, Joseph Heller reveals the perversions of the human character and society. Using various themes and a unique style and structure, Heller satirizes war and its values as well as using the war setting to satirize society at large. By manipulating the classic war setting and language of the novel Heller is able to depict society as dark and twisted. Heller demonstrates his depiction of society through the institution of war (i.e. it's effects and problems during and after war
Great Depression
Great Depression
Great Depression Greg Squires The Great Depression was the worst economic slump ever in U.S. history, and one which touched virtually all of the industrialized world. The Depression began in late 1929 and lasted for nearly a decade. Many factors played a role in bringing about the Depression; however, the main cause for the Great Depression was the combination of the greatly unequal distribution of wealth throughout the 1920's, and the extensive stock market speculation that took place during th
Alcoholism
Alcoholism
Alcoholism Alcoholism is a disease of epidemic proportions, affecting 9.3 to 10 million Americans, and many professionals believe the figures are closer to 20 million (Weddle and Wishon). Alcoholism is a physiological or physiological dependence on alcohol characterized by the alcoholic?s inability to control the start or termination of his drinking(Encyclopedia Britannica 210). It consists of frequent and recurring consumption of alcohol to an extent that causes continued harm to the drinker
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous Defining Alcoholics Anonymous Following is the definition of A.A. appearing in the Fellowship?s basic literature and cited frequently at meetings of A.A. groups: Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues of fees for A.A. membership;
Causes Of The Great Depression
Causes Of The Great Depression
Causes of The Great Depression The Great Depression was the worst economic slump ever in U.S. history, and one which spread to virtually all of the industrialized world. The depression began in late 1929 and lasted for about a decade. Many factors played a role in bringing about the depression; however, the main cause for the Great Depression was the combination of the greatly unequal distribution of wealth throughout the 1920's, and the extensive stock market speculation that took place during
How To Start A Business
How To Start A Business
How to Start a Business Most people dream of one day owning a large corporation of their own and making a bundle of money from it, but there are certain steps that must be taken in the successful completion of owning a business. When one decides that he or she would like to start their own business, one must ask themselves three basic economic questions; one, what to produce, two, how to produce, and three, for whom to produce? One must have each question fully answered in order to begin their
Dealing with  Conflict
Dealing with Conflict
Dealing with Conflict. There are unique approaches to conflict management and resolution based on the twelve step programs used in recovery programs like Alcoholics Anonymous. When dealing with conflict within an Alcoholics Anonymous group, the first step in dealing with conflict is admitting that there is a problem. This very first step in dealing with any conflict is to acknowledge that there is a problem. Surrendering to the idea that control is an illusion allows one to be proactive rather t
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
What is Emotional Intelligence? Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to the ability to perceive, control, and evaluate emotions. Some researchers suggest that emotional intelligence can be learned and strengthened, while other claim it is an inborn characteristic. Since 1990, Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer have been the leading researchers on emotional intelligence. In their influential article ?Emotional Intelligence,? they defined emotional intelligence as, ?the subset of social intelligence th
XBIS/219
XBIS/219
Club IT - Part Three BY: BigDawg1 Organization and Demographic Information Club IT is a nightclub owned by Lisa Tejada and Ruben Keys. Club IT recently remodeled, its 6,000 square feet of space includes 600 square feet of dancing floor, seats for 220 customers, a kitchen for appetizers and a bar with four pour stations attract childless young professional, college students, tourists, and business travelers. High ceilings and energy lighting provide a fun and energy environment. Club IT?s music
personal ethics statement
personal ethics statement
Once I took the ethical lens inventory I learned that one?s personal ethics are based on one?s core values and the ability to rationalize and determine the correct behaviors. After doing this and reading my results I have learned a lot about myself and my personal ethics. My preferred lens is rights and responsibility. After reading about my rights and responsibility lens I have learned that I use my reasoning skills to determine both the universal rules that I feel everyone should follow (auton
Personal Ethics
Personal Ethics
Person ethics can greatly benefit or irreparably damage the balance of happiness in the work place and at home. Good personal ethic can become second nature if they are executed in all aspects of life. Almost all choices in life involve the use of a person?s ethical beliefs. My personal preferred ethical lens can be classified as either periscope or paralysis. I am able to identify both strengths and weaknesses with in the lens. I can adapt to each unique situation to obtain the best possible ou
Ethical lens Inventory Reflection
Ethical lens Inventory Reflection
ETHICAL LENS INVENTORY REFLECTION My personal ethical lens is ?Rights-responsibily and results lens.? The ethics game defines this lens as Balancing rationality and my intuition to decide how to complete tasks for the best of an individual. The results of the ethical Lens Inventory states that my strengths as making choices for the greater good of everyone involived. I make it priority that each person\'s rights are protected to assure everyone in the community is treated fairly. My opinion of
Unit 6 Personality Development
Unit 6 Personality Development
Part 1 Map Cattell’s 16 personality factors and Eysenck’s three personality traits onto the Big Five dimensions. Cattell: > Eysenck: \/ Extroversion Agreeableness Conscientiousness Neuroticism Openness Extroversion energetic, enthusiastic, sociable. cooperative, warm. cautious, dependable, organized. Psychoticism tough-minded, non-conformist, risk taker. intelligent, witty, artistic Neuroticism nervous, high-strung, moody. Cattell and Eysenck both believed that personality is genetics and not th
Abstract
Abstract
Abstract We investigated the relationship between gender, self-esteem, neuroticism, and self-handicapping. The participants in the study were 31 students in a research methods class. It was a correlational study, and participants were asked to respond to statements on 3 different questionnaires. The questionnaires consisted of the Rosenburg Self-Esteem Scale, the Self-Handicapping Scale, and the Big Five Inventory. Our prediction that there is no difference between male and female scores on the
Continuing Academic Success
Continuing Academic Success
Continuing Academic Success Shannan Johnson GEN/201 March 27,2017 Shanell Stefin Continuing Academic Success When I decided that it was time to continue my education, I knew that I would have to take the proper steps for me to flourish in my career. I knew that I would have to choose the right school for me and work towards being a successful student. Academic success has been applied with increasing frequency as a catchall phrase encompassing numerous student outcomes. (York, Gibson, Rankin,