Why is statistics an important course for business or social science majors to take?

   
Part I(short essay/discussion)
1. Please answer any one of the following three questions: 
· Why is statistics an important course for business or social science majors to take? OR 
· How has the use of statistics changed your life? OR 
· How has Statistics affected you in the workplace? 
2. What are some of the commonly used measures of variation in statistics?
Part II:  Homework
See attached Microsoft word document

Role of leaders and team members in the prevention and detection of insider threats.

 Please use the attached chapter as one of the sources for the presentation

Design a 10- to 12-slide PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes that highlights an Insider Threats Analysis and business continuity process overview.
Include the following:

Best practices for prevention and detection of insider threats.
Role of leaders and team members in the prevention and detection of insider threats.
Response and recovery (business continuity) to insider threat incidents.
Cite and reference at least two sources.

Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. 

Analyze the legal mechanisms in which an inmate can challenge his or her confinement.

100% ORIGINAL ONLY. NO PLAGIARISM OR PARAPHRASING FROM OTHER PAPERS. SAFEASSIGN IS USED TO VERIFY ORIGINALITY. (WORSE THEN TURNININ).

Assignment 1: Inmates Rights and Special Circumstances

According to the preamble to the U.S. Constitution, one (1) of the founding philosophies of the United States is that each person, citizen or not, is endowed with certain permanent rights. This philosophy extends even to people who have committed crimes that warrant prison sentences. Imagine that you are a commissioner on the Board of State Prison, and you are responsible for making recommendations regarding inmate rights and special circumstances. Use the Internet to research costs that an inmate could incur if he or she chooses to challenge his or her confinement.
Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:

Analyze the legal mechanisms in which an inmate can challenge his or her confinement. Support or refute the cost of such challenges to the state and / or federal government. Provide a rationale for your response.
Examine the four (4) management issues that arise as a result of inmates with special needs. Prepare one (1) recommendation for each management issue that effectively neutralizes each concern. Provide a rationale for your response.
Determine whether the use of supermax housing violates offenders’ rights against “cruel and unusual punishment,” as guaranteed by the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Justify your response.
Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Recommend improvements to selected areas of corrections.
Analyze various issues in corrections, including effective community corrections programs, probation and parole, and reentry strategies.
Propose specific components of an institutional facility model based on effective management policies and procedures for a specified group of inmates.
Analyze key issues involved with the correctional staff.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in correctional facility policies.
Write clearly and concisely about correctional facility policies using proper writing mechanics.

 
Assignment 2: Corrections and Victims’ Rights

Go to the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) Website, and review the “Resources For Victims & Witnesses,” located at http://www.bop.gov/resources/victim_resources.jsp. Next, go to the American Correctional Association Website, and review the ACA Code of Ethics, located at http://www.counseling.org/resources/aca-code-of-ethics.pdf. Lastly, go to Cornell University Law Schools’ Website, and review “18 U.S. Code Crime § 3771 – Crime victims’ rights,” located at http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/3771.
Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:
1) Examine the significant manner in which the Crime Victims’ Rights Act protects the rights of crime victims. Provide your opinion of the effectiveness of this piece of legislation. Justify your response.
2) Determine whether or not victim impact statements add value during sentencing and parole hearings. Provide a rationale for your response.
3) Debate which is more important to a victim: the right to be notified of proceeding or the right to participate in a proceeding. Provide a rationale for your response.
4) Review the following three (3) statements, and determine the key ethical responsibilities of corrections personnel associated with them.

“Our job is not to punish.”
“Legal liability issues.”
“The rules don’t apply.”

5) Recommend two (2) strategies for ensuring that correctional employees (e.g., correctional staff, administrators, parole officers, probation officers, etc.) adhere to the ACA Code of Ethics.
6) Debate the importance of victims having a voice in the legal process.
7) Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Defend the purposes of corrections.
Analyze important issues facing the correctional enterprise today, including privatization, special needs populations, and disparities pertaining to race, religion, and economics.
Analyze key issues pertinent to victims of crime.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in correctional facility policies.
Write clearly and concisely about correctional facility policies using proper writing mechanics.

 
“Sanctions for Adults and Minors”  Please respond to the following: (200 words)

From the e-Activity, provide your opinion on the court’s holding in Furman versus Georgia. Support or refute the creation of a three (3) tier panel to assess whether the state court has properly applied the sanction to the proceeding. Provide a rationale for your response.
Examine the concept of alternative sentencing for juvenile offenders overall. Give your opinion as to whether or not alternative sentencing reduces the number of youthful offenders that serve prison time or just delays youthful offenders from serving time. Provide a rationale for your response.

How might public involvement in the policy be increased or improved?

 
Instructions
Course Project Part II
It is important for you to understand your state’s constitution and the impact of constitutional provisions for your identified policy.
For your project this week, examine your state’s constitution and study your identified policy in relation to your state’s constitution.
Examine your state’s constitution and explain the following in your paper:

Is your policy topic addressed in your state’s constitution? If the policy is not directly addressed in the constitution, what constitutional provisions indirectly affect the policy area? For example, does the constitution give the legislative or the executive branch greater responsibility for the policy area?
Should your policy be a constitutional issue or is it more appropriately dealt with through legislation or administrative regulation?
Is your policy topic important to the general public? Are there any organizations involved in advocacy for or against existing policy? If not, why? If so, describe how they affect your selected policy.
Does the policy deserve more public interest? How might public involvement in the policy be increased or improved?

Submission Details:

Cite all sources using the correct APA format.
Create a 2- to 4-page response in a Microsoft Word document.

Conduct a search of autoimmune disorders. How many disorders can you find? What tissues can be attacked by the immune system?

Using the Internet, conduct a search of autoimmune disorders. How many disorders can you find? What tissues can be attacked by your immune system? Select one autoimmune disease to summarize. What are the common signs and symptoms exhibited in a patient with this disease?
Your response should be at least one page in length. Include at least one reference to support your work in APA format. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
Information about accessing the Blackboard Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below.

QUESTION NUMBER 2

Analyze the case study found on p. 301 in the textbook by addressing the assigned questions below. While analyzing the case, be sure to identify the major problems and issues.
 Draft a response or strategy for addressing the major problems and issues.
 Make recommendations to improve the patient’s health.
 Discuss any negative consequences that may occur if the patient’s health issue is not addressed.
Your response should be at least one page in length. Include at least one reference to support your work in APA style. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

How do the U.S. Constitution and individual state constitutions factor into the process of governance?

 American political history can be understood as a perennial battle between state power and national power. which is also referred to as “federalism.” The Civil War is perhaps the greatest instance of this conceptual (and violent) struggle, but it is a struggle that spans from the founding to our current climate. Should more or less power be given to the national government than currently exists?  How do the U.S. Constitution and individual state constitutions factor into the process of governance? Explain your answer using relevant topics and arguments (for example, debates over gay marriage, gun control, educational standards, environmental protections, etc.).  I need this work before midnight!

The differences and similarities between male and female sexual responses.

Complete the template provided by comparing and   contrasting the Masters and Johnson Human Sexual Response Cycle to the   Kaplan’s Three Stages of Sexual Response.
Include the following in the chart:

A detailed description of the phases in both models of sexual   response.
The differences and similarities between male and     female sexual responses noted in each of the two models.

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The influence that ethics and social responsibilities have on the strategic planning process.

 
Purpose of Assignment 
The purpose of this assignment is to help students understand the influence that ethics and social responsibilities have on the strategic planning process. 
Assignment Steps
Write a 700-word report in which you address the following: 

****Define and explain the role of ethics and social responsibility in developing a strategic plan while considering stakeholder needs and agendas.

****Include at least one example of a company overstepping ethical boundaries for stakeholder agendas, and identify what types of preventative measures could be taken to avoid this type of situation. 

Cite 3 scholarly references, including at least one peer-reviewed reference from the University Library. 

Importance of establishing standards that govern the cloud infrastructure, format for data storage, interoperability standards between vendors, and security requirements.

6 discussions. 200 words each

 1

“Build or Buy and Service-Level Agreements (SLAs)” Please respond to the following: 

Suppose, as a Chief Information Officer (CIO), you were asked to provide the organization with time-entry system for the employees. Examine the options to insource or outsource the system to be developed. Determine whether you would insource or outsource the system to be developed and predict the implications of your decision with the organization’s total cost of ownership.
Suppose an organization that has entered into an SLA with another organization goes out of business. Determine whether the SLA still applies or becomes invalid. Propose what the organization should do to maintain the service delivery.

2

 
“Cloud Computing” Please respond to the following:

Rate the importance of establishing standards that govern the cloud infrastructure, format for data storage, interoperability standards between vendors, and security requirements. Support your rationale.

3

 
“Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)” Please respond to the following:

Examine the activities in the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Select the activities that you believe to be the most critical for the success of a project that is developed using SDLC. Support your position.
Determine the conversion methods (parallel, pilot, phased, and plunge) you would apply for the implementation phase of an SDLC if you were managing a project. Support your rationale.

4

 
“Business Intelligence and Social Analytics” Please respond to the following:

Examine three ways you believe that social networks have “leveled the playing field” between major corporations and small businesses.
Sports teams have adapted the practice of businesses using business analytics to make wiser decisions. Provide your opinion on teams that use sports analytics. Explain whether or not you believe these teams maintain an advantage over those that do not.

5

 
“Privacy Challenges” Please respond to the following:

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) threatened to shut off BlackBerry messaging, email and web browsing services if the device’ s maker, Research in Motion (RIM), did not provide certain information necessary for national security. RIM was caught between not disclosing confidential information and not endangering UAE’s national security. Give your opinion on whether RIM should have given in to UAE’s demands or whether it should have protected the confidential information. Support your position.
Imagine you are a mid-level manager working for a well-known international organization and have invested $10,000 in the organization stock, along with contributions to the 401k benefit. Suppose you have indisputable evidence that the CEO was manipulating the company’s stock price. Determine if you would inform the stakeholders or refrain from saying anything for fear of causing the stock to plunge. Support your position.

6

“Corporate Social Responsibility and Privacy” Please respond to the following:

From this week’s video series, examine the belief that green programs create economic value while being socially responsible and sustaining the environment. Determine whether you agree or disagree with this statement. Support your position with one example.
Some supermarkets use loyalty programs, which enable them to collect data about the shopping patterns of their customers. Suppose that an insurance company wanted to buy this data from the supermarket in order to analyze the behavior of its policyholders. Determine whether or not the insurance company should be allowed to buy the data. Support your position.

Analyze how historical trends and conditions have affected social, political, and management theories, and how they have influenced the evolution of public administration in theory and practice.

This is a continuation of the first and second assignments and uses your accumulated research. Imagine you are two different lobbyists, supporting two different sides of the policy issue you wrote about in Assignment 2.
Submit your Assignment 1 and 2 revisions based on your professor’s feedback. You will be graded on your revisions. Then, write a 4-5 page paper in which you:

Write a one-page position in favor of the policy.
Write a one-page position against the policy.
Write a one-page response to the argument in favor of the policy.
Write a one-page response to the argument against the policy.
Use at least two (2) of the following arguments from Chapter 10 in your paper: normative, positive, anecdote, and evidence arguments. Clearly label these to receive credit.
Include at least four (4) peer-reviewed references (no more than five [5] years old) from material outside the textbook. Note:Appropriate peer-reviewed references include scholarly articles and governmental Websites. Wikipedia, other wikis, and any other Websites ending in anything other than “.gov” do not qualify as peer-reviewed.

Note: The Assignment 1 and 2 revisions must flow together with Assignment 3 as one seamless paper.
Your assignment must:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the tile of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length. The Assignment 1 and 2 revisions are not included in the required page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Analyze how historical trends and conditions have affected social, political, and management theories, and how they have influenced the evolution of public administration in theory and practice.
Understand how relationships between participants in the policy process (including official and nonofficial actors) influence the policy process.
Interpret what public policy is and how it is created.
Understand the different policy types, and how policy type influences policy design, policy tool choice, and implementation.
Analyze ethical issues and standards that influence public policy.
Use technology and information resources to research issues and in politics, policy, and ethics in the public sector.
Write clearly and concisely about policy for issues in politics, policy, and ethics in the public sector using proper writing mechanics.

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