What is going on historically in the 1970s that creates so much social upheaval in America?

 watch the film “Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples’ Temple” write an essay of 1000-1200 words in length that analyzes the Jonestown tragedy according to the historical and cultural influences of the 1970s. What is going on historically in the 1970s that creates so much social upheaval in America? Why are so many people in the 1970s hungry for new religious answers to their problems and how does Jim Jones offer them an answer? How does Jones convince hundreds of people in the end to voluntarily commit suicide? While it is an extreme example, how is Peoples’ Temple part of the religious cultural trend of the 1970s and how does it compare to other religious movements of the time? Paper Requirements: 
• Write in 3rd person voice. DO NOT use 1st person voice. 
• Use Arial or Helvetica font, 12 point size 
• Margins should be 1″ on all four sides of your essay 
• Name block is single-spaced. The rest of the essay is double-spaced. 
• Do not add extra space after carriage returns or any other paper stretching method. Remember, the word count (1000-1200 words) is the requirement, so trying to stretch a three page paper into five pages is pointless. When you turn a paper in electronically, it gives a word count. Short papers will receive a significant point deduction. 
• Grammar, punctuation, spelling and proper essay formatting count. You should be able to write a well organized essay, which includes an introduction with a solid thesis, a well-organized and cohesive body, and a proper conclusion. If you have trouble in these areas, please go to the learning center to get assistance. It is located in University Hall (UH) 351. 
• No outside sources are necessary or desired for this assignment. 
• Double-check that you have cited your sources. I am ruthless when it comes to plagiarism, so please make sure your sources are properly cited. Including only a bibliography at the end is not enough. You must include both the proper citation notes in either MLA or Chicago-Turabian style, and a bibliography in the same style. 
• Put your NAME, CLASS AND SECTION NUMBER (History 146-03) on your paper in the top right corner. No cover sheet or covering binder for your paper is necessary or desired 

Define the term Social Support and explain what relevant scholarly research states about it.

 
Week 1 – Assignment
Social Support Essay
Social support is an important concept in schools. Schools are not just charged with academic development, they are charged with aiding emotional and physical development as well. Social support systems aid in this development. As noted in your text (Hjalmarson, Chapter 2), this can be an important aspect of a successful school, such as “Los Pen.” 

In a two- to five-page paper (not including the title and reference pages), describe the value of social support through addressing the following: 

Define the term Social Support and explain what relevant scholarly research states about it. 
Describe your personal experiences with social support systems as student and/or teacher.
Discuss significance of social support in a school setting.

Be sure to include and reference at least three scholarly sources (not including your textbook) properly cited in APA style.

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.

Explain what Mucor is and how a patient is likely to become infected with Mucor.

 

Use the image in “Discussion Question Resource: Chest X-Ray” to answer the following Critical Thinking Questions.
Examine the x-ray of a patient diagnosed with pneumonia due to infection with Mucor. Refer to the “Module 4 DQ Chest Xray” resource in order to complete the following questions.
Critical Thinking Questions

Explain what Mucor is and how a patient is likely to become infected with Mucor. Describe the pathophysiologic progression of the infection into pneumonia and at least two medical/nursing interventions that would be helpful in treating the patient.
Examine the laboratory blood test results and arterial blood gases provided in “Discussion Question Resource: Laboratory Blood Test Results.” What laboratory values are considered abnormal? Explain each abnormality and discuss the probable causes from a pathophysiologic perspective.
What medications and medical treatments are likely to be prescribed by the attending physician on this case? List at least three medications and three treatments. Provide rationale for each of the medications and treatments you suggest.

Certifications and continuing education that would be appropriate for a professional role in a hospital or other applicable health care setting.

 
Select one of the following options to complete this assignment:

1. Your current role in a hospital setting

2. A professional role, such as an administrator, nurse, respiratory therapist, health information specialist, physical therapist, or radiology technologist

Write a 700 word paper that summarizes certifications and continuing education that would be appropriate for a professional role in a hospital or other applicable health care setting.

Identify a professional organization that would provide professional development opportunities for the role you selected.
Describe professional development and other opportunities the professional organization would provide to you as a member.
Explain the importance of being a member in a professional organization.
Include the link to this organization.

Cite 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your assignment.
Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

KFC closures in Pakistan due to Middle East uprisings. How will the KFC supply chain be impacted by these events?

 
Read this article concerning KFC closures in Pakistan due to Middle East uprisings. How will the KFC supply chain be impacted by these events?

money.cnn.com/2012/09/21/news/companies/kfc-pakistan/index.html

What would you do if you were the supply chain manager for KFC and you had a shipment of food products ready to deliver in Pakistan but you are notified that their stores have been shut down and the inventory needs to be rerouted to different stores in nearby countries?  Are there any tools, or technology available to assist with your decision making?

The Changing Role of Global Human Capital Managers and Sustaining the Competitive Edge.

Unit 4 IP

Part 1

Diagnostics and Interventions for the Global Human Capital Manager 
 
The board of directors at AGC needs a status update on your change management project. Shawn asks you to write an executive report for John and the board of directors about the change management process and the progress being made toward resolving the global human capital management problems at AGC. This report will be shared at an upcoming investor meeting. Because the future success of AGC depends on achieving its human capital management goals, the board of directors wants to ensure that investors understand that it has changed its strategy to align human capital goals with its organizational goals.
Review the AGC scenario for this course and prepare a 750–1000 word executive report that describes the steps in your change management plan, including the following:

Diagnosis: A summary of AGC’s problems, how they were diagnosed, and your conclusions regarding the root causes.
Intervention: A description of human capital management strategies that you recommended to create change at AGC and how they were implemented.
Evaluation: How did you measure the effectiveness of your change management plan? What were the effects on the employees and the organization’s market performance?  (750 – 1,000 words)

Unit 5 IP

Part 2 
 
The Changing Role of Global Human Capital Managers and Sustaining the Competitive Edge

You and Shawn are now ready to meet with John and AGC’s investor group. Shawn calls to check in with you about the executive report. You need to add one more section of information that will help ensure that AGC remains proactive and competitive in a quickly changing global environment. You have enjoyed working with Shawn on the change management project and know that you will soon have fond memories of helping AGC be more aware of the value of human capital.
Review the AGC scenario for this course, revise Part 1 of the Key Assignment based on your instructor’s feedback, and add an additional 750–1000 words to the executive report that addresses the following:

Now that the change management plan has been completed, describe AGC’s new leadership styles and organizational culture.
Are there any potential internal or external threats that AGC should be prepared to address in its business environment?
How can AGC detect these potential internal and external threats?
What are some methods that AGC can use to protect the organization from these internal and external threats? 
(750–1,000 words)

These are to separate assignments.

 

Creating an Ethics Program.

The Corporate Culture
Read Decision Point: Creating an Ethics Program, pages 108 and 144
Choose one of the following companies (or any company that has been in the press) and write a APA style critical analysis of the ethical issues involved in the case.
Legal Cases:

Tyco
Imclone
Global Crossing
WorldCom
Adelphia
NYSE and Richard Grasso
Merrill Lynch
Health South
Marsh and McLennan
Al Dunlap and Sunbeam

The analysis should include the following:

A short description of case
Identification of the ethical issues involved (what was the alleged ethical wrong done, and why is/was it wrong?)
A statement, in their own opinion, of whether it was wrong or not, and more importantly, why?
Thoughts on what could have been done to avoid the problem – do we need more laws & government regulation? What internal controls might have prevented this situation?
Was the problem more a matter of individuals gone wrong, or was it more systemic and organizational?

Provide 3-5 APA style references both inline and at the end of the paper to support your analysis. Please write in 3rd person. Note: This is your opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of the week’s theory linked to personal opinion and outside evidence.

Why is the theory of Culture Care Diversity important in the delivery of nursing care for all patients?

 
Assignment:
Your assignment this week will be an APA paper to include title page, level headings, and a reference page.
Case study #1 
Mrs. Franklin-Jones was admitted from the Emergency Room to Cardiac Intensive Care one week ago with a diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction. She has recovered as expected and is moving to the cardiac step down unit today. She is talking with Nurse Julie Hernandez, as she gets settled in her new room, “I was really surprised when I got that bad pain in my chest! I knew I had high pressure but I just didn’t think it was that bad. I try to take my medicine like they told me to in the clinic but sometimes I forget. I guess that I need to study those papers they gave me about what foods I should eat and not eat. I better take care of myself! Momma had bad pressure and it killed her! Who knows—I may even have to learn to cook different than I was taught in Jamaica! I may have to let Tomas do the cooking. He’s got more time at home now than I do since he lost his job. There isn’t too much time between my shifts at the school cafeteria and my new housecleaning job. You know my sister is coming up from Jamaica to see me. I think she is bringing me some bush tea. That’ll set me right!”

Using Leininger’s Culture Care Model, what factors in the story shared by Mrs. Franklin-Jones should be considered by Nurse Hernandez when planning for the patient’s discharge?
Why is the theory of Culture Care Diversity important in the delivery of nursing care for all patients?
Using Leininger’s Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality, develop a plan of care for Mrs. Franklin-Jones.
Discuss the strengths and limits to Leininger’s Theory.

Case Study #2
Claude Jean-Baptiste is recovering from post-hip replacement surgery and has been transferred to the Rehabilitation Institute adjacent to the hospital. When he enters the unit, he sees welcoming signs written in several languages including his own, Creole. Since there are no nurses on that shift that speak Creole, they use a language line to ask for translation services. During this initial nursing assessment, the translator informs Mr. Jean-Baptiste that the nurses invite him to have a relative at his side so that they can be sure to understand and meet his needs. He is asked about Haitian customs and beliefs that they might honor. Mr. Jean-Baptiste is encouraged to bring food and spiritual care items, and to share the warmth of his culture with the nursing staff.

Discuss assumptions of the Transpersonal Caring relationship. What is the nurse’s role?
How is love, as defined by Watson, evident in this caring moment?
How can the nurse creatively use self to create a healing environment?
Discuss the strengths and limits to Watson’s Theory.

This paper should include 2 outside references and your book. The essay should be between 1500 and 1750 words in length.

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