Sexual Harassment of Women

Sexual harassment, despite being a serious crime that has room for several laws and statuses of the human rights act remains a quite common, being considered "normal" or "part of the job" for some women. In this study, one aims to show the difficulties of working in the restaurant industry when this type of behavior is intriguingly common. According to Doctor Arjun P. Aggarwal, sexual harassment is considered as a complex problem which involves men and women, their behavior and perceptions, and social rules of the society. It is confined to no class, level or profession. It may happen both ...

The Memory System

Memory is the process by which information is encoded, stored and retrieved from the brain. This information can be stored in the short term or long term memory. Tracing the memory system from stimuli into the long- term memory involves various steps. They occur chronologically and involves, stimuli-sensory memory-selective attention-short term memory-encoding and finally into the long term memory. These processes can be broken down into three processes that are involved in memory. The first is called encoding. This is where information is transformed to be kept or stored by way of converting ...

Definitions of Culture

According to Hofstede, culture refers to the collectively programmed aspects that serve to distinguish one category of individuals from another. He considers the investigation of culture as an activity that is aimed at capturing the general trend that is characteristic of a group of individuals at a general level. There are various levels of culture including regional, national, religious, ethnic, social class, even organizational, and gender. According to Hofstede, culture can be captured by evaluating the scores that relate to four values. These values are commonly referred to as cultural di ...

The Importance of Foods

Gaining food is always a major activity for human being. Human beings have been trying to discover variety of food and develop new production mode in its long history of fighting with the nature. In the end, a dietary structure of making cereals as staple food, fishing and hunting as supplementary food has been formed gradually. A book called Ancient Society written byLewis Henry Morgan is a key example of 19th-century evolutionism applied to society. Morgan provides the foundation for the unilinear path towards full or legitimate cultural significance. In this book, Morgan assumed that human ...

The Discovery of Stem Cell

The discovery of stem cells and perspectives of their utilization have become one of the most outstanding research findings, inducing promising prospects of creating essentially new and effective biomedical technologies and methods of treatment. However, this scientific progress surpasses the development of ethics and moral standards. Therefore, although stem cell research provides clinicians with extremely efficient opportunities to heal severe and even inextirpable illnesses, their application is still a hotly debated issue due to existing ethical, legal, political, scientific, and religious ...

The Learning Perspective

The phenomenological and cognitive perspectives emphasize the importance of peoples inner experience and thinking. A person’s character is governed by his or her own way of thinking. People tend to act the way they do as a way of externalizing the information in the inner self. The way people react to various situations is mainly governed by the stimulus they are exposed. Simply put, our thinking is affected by the environment we live in, feelings and past experience and to some extent those around us. The phenomenological perspectives and the cognitive perspectives theories are based on va ...

Health Care Setting

Over the history of the healthcare industry, there has been a great deal of evolution in the manner in which information regarding the operations is handled. Initially manual ways of handling the data that was collected were employed. The data of individual patients or populations was collected in the most basic ways and processed in the simplest form and the retrieval was also basic. Concepts have been coming up that seek to enable a more effective and efficient manner of data handling and processing of the data that is collected. Such concepts include electronic healthcare systems (E H S) ...

Social Labels

Labeling and the theory of labeling is the process of assigning certain categories of people in positions of generalized negative characteristics, leading to the evocation or reinforcement of these behavioral characteristics. Labeling is a subject of such influential groups as the police, law enforcement officials, journalists, and social workers. As a result, people tend to justify negative labels such as "addicts" or "mentally ill", reinforcing appropriate behavior. In such cases, it is difficult to prevent the consequences of labeling. Individuals or groups of people with labels can have a ...

Similarities in National Cultures

As it has been aforementioned, power distance is the difference that exists between groups in a society that happen to be thriving in an unequal arrangement. In situations where the power distance is high, some individuals who are considered to be superior to several others based on their social status, race, gender, age, personal achievements, and the level of education, birth place, and family background. In cultures with low power distance, individuals are perceived to be equal, and statuses are earned instead of being ascribed as is the case in cultures where high power distance thrives. G ...

Health Care Employees

Currently, in the organization, roles of different health care employees are not clearly defined. Secondly, the organization does not have the necessary training tools to increase skills leading to high quality performance. For this reason, there is need for a health care team to oversee clear definitions of roles in the organization are made and provision of proper training to the employees. Therefore, the team will consist of one person from the management, a senior physician, a nurse and one member from the supporting staff. This is because all these members are going to represent differ ...