Role of Risk in Adventure Tourism

Adventure tourism is a subcategory of tourism that is rapidly rising in popularity. Adventure tourism can be defined as a guided tour where the main attraction is an outdoor activity in nature, which is exciting for clients and may require specialized equipment (Buckley, 2006). The rapid growth of this kind of tourism is due to the desire for unique holiday or sporting experience. The adventure tourist has an enthusiasm for the activity that does not necessarily involve the environment. The natural environment where the tourism activity takes place and the tourism experience cannot, however, b ...

Organizational Behavior and Culture

In this discussion I’d like to present the organization that is not simply provides the health care but also advocates one of expat communities. A cited in Bender and Harlan (2008), The National Alliance for Hispanic is the first health-care oriented organization whose goal is to improve the physical and psychological condition of the members of the Hispanics in the USA. Founded in 1973 as the Coalition of Spanish Speaking Mental Health Organizations - an organization, that provided mental health support; it developed into the Alliance that involves a group of authoritative organizations. This ...

Culture is the most Important Issue

Business culture is not only a symbolic, traditions and a clothes style. The business culture is multilayered. It represents “a set of the most important offers accepted by the members of the organization, who receive the expression in the values, declared by this organization, set to people’s reference points of their behavior and actions transferred through symbolical means of a spiritual and material environment”. The main points of this culture are those ideas, views, values, which are divided by the corporators. They can be absolutely different and “they depend on what interests are th ...

The Corporate Social Responsibility Debate

The debate on corporate social responsibility has mainly focused on whether corporations need to pay more attention to profit maximization or need to focus on the needs of the society. Corporate social responsibility requires companies to focus on the needs of the society from which they derive their profits. It challenges the companies to participate in the increased welfare of the society not only through the production of quality products but also involvement in other activities that increase the living standards of the people within the society. Consequently, companies have to participa ...

The Importance of Risk Management

Curing people - there are not many other professional occupations, which would appear more romantic to a regular person. Children dream of becoming doctors and only having entered a medical educational establishment do they realize, what a serious responsibility is behind all the romance of the profession. Unfortunately, a profession of doctor is very hard. A doctor is always under a great stress since he or she, being an adequate person, certainly does realize that lives and health of many people depend on his/her actions, his/her decisions. Making a mistake is unacceptable for a medical work ...

Leadership in Health Care Organizations

Effective leadership is quite important in health care organizations because any health care organization is aimed to provide high-quality care and benefit financially at the same time. Leadership can be defined as the process when one person designates the tasks that should be accomplished and influences the others for their successful implementation. Leaders are common for any organization and health care organizations also need to have successful and well-conceived leader styles. A successful leader should surely be adaptable to situations, ambitious and achievement-oriented, cooperat ...

Social Work

Social work is a profession for people who want to help others. Social workers deal with other people’s problems, they try to help people to overcome all sorts of hardships they face everyday. Social workers assist in various social problems, such as unemployment, housing, abuse in the family, disease and lots of others. There are various fields of social work, one of them is family sector, where social workers help single parents, abused children and arrange adoptions. In schools social workers deal with relations between students, their parents and school. (Payne, 1996) They assist students ...

Occupation Stress Management

The issue of efficiency of occupation stress management intervention in commercial banking sectors is burning today. The varieties of the problems emanated frîm the work experience. These problems have greatly infested the behavior of the employers and employees. The researchers came to the conclusion that such areas as job satisfaction, respect to the colleagues, organizational commitment, efficiency to the job performance, and achievement the goal of the company have suffered the most. The term ‘stress’, according, to Ambiona (2001) is disagreement or conflict between the ideas. The simil ...

Organizational Structure and Conflict

There are some spheres and processes in an organization that are quite contradictory and have different points of view on them. Thus, the aim of this paper is to identify the relationship between an organizational structure and a conflict and provide an example. Moreover, the difference between compromise and consensus is explained. The difference between compromise and consensus Consensus is defined as a general agreement that is reached through sentiment or group solidarity of belief. Consensus is otherwise called a collaboration that clearly explains this phenomenon. Compromise means a se ...

Improvement Process

In this research paper the focus is made on identifying various improvement strategies and seeking the ways for improving overall employee performance in the organization. In the research I seek to find ways of implementing a safety and quality process improvement process (PIP) within the company departments. As a result of the research I will sought out the ways to use quality processes as part of organizational change and development. The main strategies are: incorporation of the most current and effective methods, ways of implementation and steps to be followed to ensure overall improved em ...