All parts must be done
No one gets through life alone. To some extent, we are all products of our environments. We learn from our families, schools, and cultures. Every person has to face severe challenges and conquer obstacles. How we face our challenges depends on how we are shaped by others and our strength of character.
Certain individuals in our society have played powerful roles in the evolution of prevailing norms. While we learn our culture from agents of socialization, great leaders with lofty visions lead people and nations in the direction of emancipation, economic prosperity, and political freedom. Each of the following speeches tells the story of a struggle and its leader. Each speech echoes the aspirations of thousands of people as well as their desire to change their social situations.
The purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate the power of stereotypes as a shorthand communication tool. With great economy of words, each speaker uses stereotypes to frame the audience into an in-group of which he or she is the leader and the out-group on the opposing side.
Part 1: Read transcripts of famous speeches
Access the following speeches located in the AUO Library:
· King, M. (2004). ‘I have a dream’. New African, (435), 67-67.
· Cullis-Suzuki, S. (1994). An appeal for future generations. Earth Island Journal, 9(3), 14-14.
Part 2: Research other famous speeches
Explore various resources to research other famous speeches related to stereotyping and prejudice. Some suggestions are below. You may be able to find these speeches in video, audio, or text format. Try using a variety of search methods including visiting your local library, using Netflix or your local video store, or searching on YouTube. (You might also try locating the videos for the two famous speeches listed in Part 1 of this assignment.)
· Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary
· Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolence speech from the film Gandhi
· Gandhi’s definition on Satyagraha
Part 3: Write a Paper
For this assignment, select one of the above speakers/speech and prepare a 1200- to 1500-word paper that answers the following questions:
· Why did you select this particular speaker? Explain in around 300 words.
· Which is the in-group, and what are the unifying values or the ascribed status that provides its solidarity? Explain in around 300 words.
· What stereotype—prejudice, subordination, or discrimination—is the in-group challenging? Provide specific examples and explain in around 300 words.
· In your view, did members of the in-group conspire to subordinate the
out-group, or was the in-group merely operating within the social structure of its time? Explain in around 300 words.
· How have your attitudes toward prejudice, subordination, or discrimination been influenced by the agents of socialization, such as family, peer groups, schools, and the media? Explain in around 300 words.
Provide a minimum of 3 references and apply the correct APA standards in the formatting of text, citations, and references.
Create a minimum 1,250-word strategic objectives summary.
Include your balanced scorecard and its impact on all stakeholders, and the communication plan.
Identify key trends, assumptions, and risks in the context of your final business model.
Develop the strategic objectives for your new division of the existing business in a balanced scorecard format in the context of key trends, assumptions, and risks. The strategic objectives are measures of attaining your vision and mission. As you develop them, consider the vision, mission, and values for your business and the outcomes of your SWOTT analysis.
Consider the following four quadrants of the balanced scorecard when developing your strategic objectives:
Shareholder Value or Financial Perspective, which includes strategic objectives in areas such as:
Revenues and costs
Customer Value Perspective, which includes strategic objectives in areas such as:
Customer retention or turnover
Process or Internal Operations Perspective, which includes strategic objectives in areas such as:
Measure of process performance
Productivity or productivity improvement
Impact of change on the organization
Learning and Growth (Employee) Perspective, which includes strategic objectives in areas such as:
Employee turnover or retention
Level of organizational capability
Nature of organizational culture or climate
Evaluate potential alternatives to the issues and/or opportunities identified in the SWOTT Analysis assignment and table you completed in Week 3.
Create at least three strategic objectives for each of the four balanced scorecard areas. Base your solutions on a ranking of alternative solutions including the following:
Identify potential risks and mitigation plans.
Analyze a stakeholder and include mitigation and contingency strategies.
Incorporate ethical implications.
Develop a specific metric and target for each strategic objective using a balanced scorecard format.
Example: a strategic objective in the shareholder or financial perspective is to increase market share. A metric to actually measure this strategic objective of market share increase is, “The percentage of increase in market share.” The target is the specific number to be achieved in a particular time period. The target for the metric of “Increase market share” could be “Increase market share by 2% for each of the next 3 years” of an increase of 2% per year for 3 years.
Outline a brief communication plan discussing how you will communicate the company’s strategic objectives including the following:
Define the purpose.
Define the audience.
Identify the channel(s) of communication and why you selected that channel.
Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.
Sociology came into existence in the 19th century to explain the enormous changes occasioned by the Industrial Revolution, urbanization, and an individualistic mind-set. Unlike agrarian communities, the emerging urban populations were large, numbering in the tens of thousands.
These city dwellers neither grew their own food nor knew each other. In characterizing individuals, they found it convenient to speak in categories or stereotypes. According to the structural-functional perspective, stereotypes served an important communication function, helping them to compare and contrast groups.
The social-conflict perspective, on the other hand, argues that stereotypes serve the needs of those groups and categories benefitting from social inequality. Stereotypes help dominant groups to contrast social categories and to justify subordinating the less powerful. Furthermore, by lumping subordinate groups into faceless statistical categories, members of the dominant group dissipate the guilt they would have felt were they dealing with the subordinate categories as individuals.
Based on your readings, the online lectures, and your understanding of the above-noted issues, prepare a response to the following question:
Is it possible to speak of ethnic groups in America in terms other than stereotypes?
Create a response in 3 paragraphs to the discussion question. Cite sources and include references in your response.
From the current industry news, identify any two case studies that illustrate the issues of strategic leadership. Research each case and analyze them by discussing the issues posed in relation to the modern leadership theories (transformational leadership, servant leadership, and charismatic leadership).
Include both the case material and personal experiences where relevant to support your response and analyses.
Support your assignment with at least five scholarly resources, including at least two scholarly articles about strategic leadership. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Length: 5-7 pages, not including title and reference pages
Your critical analysis should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards
Read the article listed below and then write a 1-2 page paper in APA format, using proper spelling/grammar, address the following:
Imagine your 19 year old cousin has recently gone through many changes in his life and you suspect he is suffering from major depression. Feel free to refer to additional sources besides those mentioned below. Please list your references at the end of your paper in APA format.
What would you tell your cousin about this disease?
How would you help him find the best treatment possible?
What type(s) of therapy would you recommend?
How would a psychologist determine his or her behavior to be normal or abnormal?
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Need a one to two page essay. It must contain at least one of these three subjects in each paragraph:
nonverbal channels or nonverbal communication
People oriented style
Difference between listening and hearing
Component by component, your early childhood program is coming together. This week, you added to your knowledge by reading Chapters 6 and 9 in your text and reflecting on the early childhood facility. For this assignment, reflect on what you have learned about creating quality learning environments.
Create a brochure that describes your program to potential clients (parents) through graphics and words.
Design a trifold, six-panel brochure that depicts the following:
Formalize the physical layout of your center in a floor plan graphic that includes the classroom, play, and support spaces. (Remember to include easily supervised restrooms and planning/meeting spaces for adult personnel.)
Plan for furnishings and learning equipment and justify how your design and plan supports developmentally appropriate practices.
Explain how the total environment is in alignment with your program’s proposed vision, mission, and philosophy, and directly supports the growth and development of children.
Include graphics and images to support your presentation.
Choose an appropriate software program to create your brochure, but if you use a specialized graphics program, be sure to save your document in a portable format such as a .PDF or a .JPEG before submitting it to your Instructor. You must be able to paste it into a document for this activity and the Signature Assignment.
References: Support your brochure with a minimum of three scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources may be included.
Length: 2 pages
Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.
here is a need for schools and teachers to connect with families of English language learners. To facilitate this collaborative spirit, educators must encourage parents of all cultures to become part of the school culture. First read the article, How to Reach out to Parents of ELLs(Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Think about what you would like parents to know as they partner with you in educating their child. What could parents share about their culture that would help the classroom teacher be more effective?
Design a series of three activities for parents and students at your school that honor and respect cultural diversity.
Your plan should include the following:
Explain the purpose for each activity.
Describe the target group you are addressing.
Explain the activities.
Describe the materials/resources needed to execute each activity.
Must be four to six double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
Must include a title page with the following:
Title of paper
Course name and number
Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
Must use at least three scholarly sources (e.g., teacher resource books, journal articles, professional websites).
Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.
1) Access the Hospital Compare website (https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html) and select a local hospital. Look at the hospital’s publically reported indicators for Process of Care.
2) Write a paper of 1,000 words that analyzes how the selected hospital performs on these indicators versus two of its competitors. Include your thoughts on the pros and cons of publically reporting these data sets.
MORE QUESTIONS FOR WEEK 3
1.Programming languages often provide types or objects which can create data hierarchies of arbitrary complexity, thus allowing software system designers to model language structures described by the linguist to greater or lesser degree. Do you know what these types or objects may be?
- Data normalization is a process in which data attributes within a data model are organized to increase the cohesion of entity types. In other words, the goal of data normalization is to reduce and even eliminate data redundancy. What may be some of the processes to accomplish these goals?
Accounting information (i.e. billing) is information about the flow of packets. Information about accounting and billing data is stored in either the local file system or in a compliant relational database. A relational database can reside on any accessible host and can store information about more than one Connection Manager. Why is the storage of accounting data important to an accounting information system? Describe some important concerns, and explain why each one is important.
Reading a relationship between two entities must give the option of identifying whether a relationship is optional or not. For example, in the relationship between Consultant and Nurse, could be read as:
1) A Consultant MUST be assisted by a nurse.
2) A Consultant MAY be assisted by a nurse.
This depends on what the organization’s rules are. In any case this option has to be expressed in the relational model and is commonly known as “Cardinalities” and is identified by two symbols.
Give some examples of such cardinalities for an accounting application other than sales.
- Normalization is the process of organizing data in a database. This includes creating tables and establishing relationships between those tables according to rules designed both to protect the data and to make the database more flexible by eliminating redundancy and inconsistent dependency. What is an “inconsistent dependency”?
ANSWER EACH QUESTION IN 200 OR MORE WORDS
USE CITATIONS AND REFERENCES
USE APA GUIDELINES PLEASE.