Daily Archives: November 3, 2021

Does the organizational culture convey power over the people involved with this organization?

From the cultural perspective, organizations are systems of beliefs, values, and taken-for-granted norms that guide everyday behavior. The lens of culture enables us to focus on the ways in which people communicatively construct systems of meaning that shape and embody these beliefs and values.

For this discussion you will:

Research any organization of interest to you by looking at their website or additional news reports. (This can be an organization you are involved with, including your own home.) Examine this organization’s culture as best you can.

In your discussion, respond to the following:

What sorts of symbols, terminology, and artifacts do you find that are relevant to understanding this organizational culture? Does the organizational culture convey power over the people involved with this organization? Does this organization illustrate….

Cause/Effect Essay

For this journal entry, I would like you to look over the Cause/Effect Essay assignment and select a main topic (associated with the essay you summarized) to free-write on. You don’t have to stick with this topic for your essay; I just want you to practice thinking through causes, effects, and/or causal chains. Your ideas should NOT be based on information found in the essay, rather they should come from your life and experiences. Ideally, you will think critically about your topic and come up with ideas not already written about in the essay from the book. Ultimately, you will have to do some research on some or all of your ideas, so it’s okay if you aren’t completely convinced of some causes and effects chosen to include….

American adolescents watch much more pornography than their parents know — and it’s shaping their ideas about pleasure, power and intimacy. Can they be taught to see it more critically?

American adolescents watch much more pornography than their parents know — and it’s shaping their ideas about pleasure, power and intimacy. Can they be taught to see it more critically?

Please read the above essay by Maggie Jones. Does it change your view of the “learned behavior ” in the last discussion? Does it change your view of pornography? Did you have any other reactions to the essay?

The next quiz will be Monday 11/1, chapters 3-5,7

We will have a blackboard collaborative meeting this Friday at 12:30 in our Course room to discuss upcoming quiz and some other items..Not mandatory, I will record and post.

In reference to a prev. discussion, hopefully you find this interesting.

Many states and local jurisdictions have enacted statutes restricting the….

Research an incident that happened a few years ago (about 2 years ago): a NYPD “Police Involved Shooting”, occurring in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

Research an incident that happened a few years ago (about 2 years ago): a NYPD “Police Involved Shooting”, occurring in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

Two (2) Uniformed NYPD POs were flagged down by a Nail Salon Employee due to a disorderly urinating in the Salon. When the Police intervened, a Male walked in off the Street and objected to the Police interacting with the Male in the Salon, by hitting one (1) of the Officers several times in the head with a metal chair. The Officer sustained multiple head wounds and was placed in a medically induced coma. The Male with the Chair was fatally shot by the Police. The Male, who was urinating in the Salon was arrested.

What theories of crime causation come to mind for each of….

Many states and local jurisdictions have enacted statutes restricting the activities of registered sex offenders at Halloween

American adolescents watch much more pornography than their parents know — and it’s shaping their ideas about pleasure, power and intimacy. Can they be taught to see it more critically?

Please read the above essay by Maggie Jones. Does it change your view of the “learned behavior ” in the last discussion? Does it change your view of pornography? Did you have any other reactions to the essay?

The next quiz will be Monday 11/1, chapters 3-5,7

We will have a blackboard collaborative meeting this Friday at 12:30 in our Course room to discuss upcoming quiz and some other items..Not mandatory, I will record and post.

In reference to a prev. discussion, hopefully you find this interesting.

Many states and local jurisdictions have enacted statutes restricting the….

Analyze a historical example (pre-9/11/01) of when a government violated civil liberties with government surveillance in the name of national security.

For this assignment, you will write a 500-word expository essay on the topic of technology, history, and society. Your essay should have a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose. In addition, your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful. Following are the content requirements of the essay:

Analyze a historical example (pre-9/11/01) of when a government violated civil liberties with government surveillance in the name of national security. Summarize the historical circumstances that led to your selected example’s implementation. Explain the government’s rationale for implementing government surveillance. What executive orders, congressional legislation, and/or judicial decisions started and ended the selected example? What technology was used within your selected example? Evaluate the resulting impact of the selected example on U.S. society…..

Analyze how culture influences the communication within the organization.

Participate in a Culture Walk:

One way to observe the culture in your organization is to take a walk through the building to look at some of the signs of culture. For example: How is space allocated? Where are the offices located? Are supervisors located on the top floors or integrated throughout with the other employees? These types of nonverbal cues give a glimpse of the accepted culture of the organization.

Directions:

For this assignment, you will reflect on an organization you are familiar with. This can be a previous or current employer or an organization such as your neighborhood church, a dream job/position you have researched, or even your own home.

You will apply concepts of culture and power as discussed in the reading to answer the….

Latin American history

Que Pasa, Latinoamerica? Discussion Board Posts/Responses (25%) In what ways does history help us to understand and question present developments in the region? Five times over the course of the semester, students are expected to write and submit a Discussion Board post based on an article, radio report, television clip, tweet, or some other media that addresses an issue in modern-day Latin America. After choosing their piece and uploading a link to the media element to the class Discussion Board, students will write a minimum 200-word reflection that provides some historical context for the piece and/or raises questions about how Latin American history might help explain the development of the issue. Please note that you may submit only one blog post per module. Plan accordingly. ( THIS HAS….