Individual Essay and Reflection Piece on Employee Motivation

Details of task: This assessment requires students to complete two parts: 1) an individual essay on how motivation impacts individual and organizational behavior; and 2) a reflective piece on how the student’s own motivations affect his/her behaviour and his/her understanding of other people’s behaviour.        1. Research and write an essay on employee motivation. In your essay, critically discuss how well academic theory and research are able to explain specific behaviours and/or attitudes in an existing organisation. You should base this discussion on first hand data or experience that you have collected in an organisation of your choice. You should research employee motivation and provide a short review drawing from the academic literature relevant to the topic with full references (the list of references does not count towards the 1000 word maximum). Collect information from a minimum of five academic sources such as academic peer reviewed journals and edited book collections. Once this information has been collected, you should: define motivation describe the behaviours/attitudes that you have investigated within your chosen organisation discuss how the concepts from the literature can...
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Information Systems in Healthcare Paper Guidelines

Purpose The purpose of this assignment is explore the assigned topic related to information systems in healthcare, research and analyze the topic, and describe how you will apply your new found knowledge to your nursing practice. Course Outcomes This assignment enables the student to meet one or more of the following Course Outcomes depending on the topic selected. CO1: Describe patient-care technologies as appropriate to address the needs of a diverse patient population. (PO1) CO2: Analyze data from all relevant sources, including technology, to inform the delivery of care. (PO2) CO3: Define standardized terminology that reflects nursing's unique contribution to patient outcomes. (PO3) CO4: Investigate safeguards and decision-making support tools embedded in patient care technologies and information systems to support a safe practice environment for both patients and healthcare workers. (PO4) CO5: Identify patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that support safe nursing practice. (PO5) CO 6: Discuss the principles of data integrity, professional ethics, and legal requirements related to data security, regulatory requirements, confidentiality, and client's right to privacy. (PO6) CO7: Examine the use of information systems to document interventions...
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Heart Failure Clinic Evidence-Based Resourcing Plan

Write a 3–4 page evidence-based resourcing plan for one component of the Heart Failure Clinic. It is important for the nurse leader to have not only a basic understanding of the budget process, but to understand how to work with variances in staffing, patient loads, and supply costs in order to meet the needs of the patients, without compromising the funding process of the clinic. SHOW LESSBy successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria: Competency 3: Apply management strategies and best practices for health care finance, human resources, and materials allocation decisions to improve health care delivery and patient outcomes.Apply evidence-based management strategies and best practices for resourcing health care services.Describe management and accountability tools and procedures used to manage health delivery services and patient outcomes.Competency 4: Apply professional standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct in professional practice.Apply legal and professional standards for resourcing outpatient services.Competency 5: Communicate in manner that is...
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Analysis and Application of Nursing Theory/Model

Purpose Within the profession of nursing, multiple theories, models, and conceptual frameworks have been created to serve as a foundation for practice. The purpose of this assignment is to appraise the value of the model in serving as a theoretical framework and apply the model to your selected area of future professional nursing practice (your MSN track). For this assignment, you will select one of the following nursing models to address within the paper: the Patient-Centred Nursing (PCN) Framework or the Chamberlain Care Model.  Course Outcomes Through this assessment, the student will meet the following Course Outcomes: Apply nursing theory as a framework to guide the translation of knowledge and implementation of evidence-based practice in future professional settings. (CO #2)Analyze theories from nursing and relevant fields with respect to the components, relationships among the components, and application to advanced nursing practice. (CO#4) Requirements Criteria for Content Select one of the two models presented in the week five lesson (either the Person-Centred Nursing Framework, or the Chamberlain Care Model). In a three- to four-page scholarly paper, address the following:Provide a succinct...
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Introduction to Business BUS-121 Research Papers

Each paper should be on a topic of the student's choice but directly related to a concept covered in our textbook reading or in-class discussions this semester. It is critical that the papers show that the student understands course material. It is critical that the topic and the student’s coverage clearly indicates how the course material relates to the topic. The topic and coverage must be business related. The three-page paper should include approximately two pages of factual background and approximately one page of the student’s response and original opinion on the topic. See important due dates and other details on Blackboard. Students that do not know how to submit a Blackboard submission should ask their instructor for directions at least one week before the due date. The submission link is available under the Semester Research Papers menu item in Blackboard. Grading Criteria (77 points for each of the three papers – all points approximate): Generally follow...
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American History Questions

Briefly discuss the biography of Alexis de' Tocqueville, John Stuart Mills and James Madison from the hyperlinks within the course. Some people argue that the passage of Proposition 8 in California banning gay marriage was a form of majority tyranny. Others might argue that permitting gay marriages would be a form of majority tyranny because they are members of groups that believe that such marriages would be damaging to the society. What about the prospective employee who says that if someone refuses to hire him because he is an atheist then they are engaging in majority tyranny? The employer, on the other hand says if the law requires him to hire people who are atheists then he is a victim of majority tyranny. After reading, at least Chapter 4 of On Liberty, explain how these apparently conflicting views might be resolved. (Along with information from"On Liberty" ; please include other relevant information from the online readings and hyperlinks within the unit that...
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How Monetary and Fiscal Policy Instruments Help to Achieve Macroeconomic Goals

BU204M5: Analyze how monetary and fiscal policy instruments are used to achieve macroeconomic goals. One of the main roles of the government is stabilizing the economy to attain macroeconomic goals such as price-level stability, full employment, and economic growth. Macroeconomic fluctuations may occur due to shifts in the aggregate demand (AD) or shifts in the short-run aggregate supply curve (SRAS) (See Figure 1). Therefore, policymakers every so often strive to counterbalance these AD and AS curve shifts by using monetary policy and fiscal policy instruments in an attempt to reach long-run equilibrium by closing the recessionary and the inflationary gaps. Figure 1 Directions In this Assessment, your role will be of an assistant researcher in economics. Your job is analyzing the consequences of the changes in fiscal and monetary policy instruments that may be associated with the variations in the U.S. economic conditions. With this in mind, address the following on the effects of monetary and fiscal policies on the aggregate demand (AD) and...
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Application of Nursing Theory to Resolve a nursing Problem

Course Outcomes Addressed by Assignment Through this assignment, a student will demonstrate the ability to: • Synthesize knowledge and concepts from nursing and related disciplines as a foundation for advanced nursing roles. (PO #1) • Utilize critical inquiry and judgment to evaluate the design, implementation, and outcomes of strategies developed for learning and health care systems. (PO #4) • Exemplify professional values, scholarship, service, and global awareness that support professional and personal development. (PO#5) • Incorporate human caring and legal and ethical principles within the concepts of person, health, environment, and nursing for the benefit of society and the nursing profession. (PO #6) Description of the Assignment: The purpose of this assignment is to synthesize one strategy for the application of a specific nursing theory to resolving a problem or issue of nursing practice in nursing leadership, nursing education, nursing informatics, or health policy. Content 1. Introduction to the paper includes a few general statements on the idea of nursing theory being applied to solve problems/issues in...
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Evidence-Based Practice Project

Course Project: Introduction to Course Project Evidence-based practice involves a great deal more than simply reading nursing periodicals on a regular basis. Nurses can take a more proactive approach to evidence-based practice by identifying authentic problems and concerns, and then using that to guide their inquiries into current research. In this way, nurses can connect the results of relevant research studies to their nursing practice. For the Course Project, you identify and apply relevant research to a specific nursing topic or problem.  You begin by formulating an answerable question that is relevant to nursing and evidence-based practice. In later weeks of this course, you continue the Course Project by conducting a literature review and then determining how the evidence from the literature can be applied to nursing practice. Before you begin, review the Course Project Overview document located in this week’s Learning Resources. Note: This Course Project will serve as the Portfolio Assignment for the course. In addition to submitting portions of this Project in Weeks 2 and 5, you will turn in all three deliverables...
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External and Internal Environments

Week 4 Assignment 2 Submission .If you are using the Blackboard Mobile Learn IOS App, please click "View in Browser." Click the link above to submit your assignment. Students, please view the "Submit a Clickable Rubric Assignment" in the Student Center. Instructors, training on how to grade is within the Instructor Center. Assignment 2: External and Internal Environments Due Week 4 and worth 350 points Choose an industry you have not yet written about in this course, and one publicly traded corporation within that industry. Research the company on its own Website, the public filings on the Securities and Exchange Commission EDGAR database (http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml), in the University's online databases, and any other sources you can find. The annual report will often provide insights that can help address some of these questions. Write an eight to ten (8-10) page paper in which you: 1.Choose the two (2) segments of the general environment that would rank highest in their influence on...
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Evidence Based Practice and Applied Nursing Research

Recent clinical guidelines suggest that watchful waiting is better than immediately beginning treatment with antibiotics when a child presents with otitis media. A group of nurses in the outpatient clinic decide to use evidence-based research for this practice to help them understand whether this is the appropriate care for the children they see. If they find it is grounded in the research, they will suggest a change in the clinical policy guidelines. They are aware that this policy may be a concern for parents who are used to getting antibiotics immediately when they bring their children to the clinics. The nurses brought the following sources of evidence to their first meeting: • American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Family Physicians. (2004.) Clinical practice guideline: Diagnosis and management of acute otitis media. Retrieved May 17, 2008, from http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/pediatrics;113/5/1451 Task: A. Review the sources of evidence listed above and do the following:...
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Nursing Informatics Literacy and Future Direction

The purpose of this assignment is to encourage students to: 1.Develop information literacy skills. 2.Effectively use APA format in creating a formal paper. 3.Develop clear concise writing skills. 4.Increase their knowledge and understanding of nursinginformatics. Directions: Using that topic and the theoretical framework, write a paper which must be between 15 and 20 pages in narrative, not including the title page and reference page. The paper should follow APA format and include the following sections: abstract, introduction, background, body of the paper, implications and conclusions with future directions. TOPIC 1. How do computer, information and informatics literacy interrelate and overlap? The concept of computer, information and informatics literacy are interrelated and overlap as all three concepts are dependent upon on another in order to manipulate information. Computer literacy and information literacy are areas that each individual will have different skill sets in based on training and education. There are several questions with regards to computer literacy that will need to...
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New Venture Marketing Plan

Entrepreneurial / New Venture Marketing Project (Group): This is a team project in which your team will learn about a company in some depth and develop a marketing plan for that company. This will be a comprehensive research project in which your team will do at least the following:1) Develop an understanding of the company, its mission, objectives and goals, product lines, and current markets.2) Develop an entrepreneurial marketing strategy & plan for the firm and its products/services. This strategy may or may not be consistent with its current strategy, but it should be innovative. Components should include marketing objectives, target market, marketing positioning and strategy, marketing mix tactics, business model generation, recommendations. 3) Develop at least two marketing inventions for the firm. An invention is defined in this case as a truly unique and innovative approach to an element of the marketing mix. For example, it could be a totally new approach to pricing or a completely different method for distribution, etc. 4) The marketing...
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Strategic Plan for Sustainability

Review the Strategic Plan for Sustainability course project description. For this assignment, incorporate the feedback you received on the STaR analysis and Lenses of Sustainability (ATTACHED) assignments into your strategic plan and the implementation plan you propose. The purpose of this project is to select an organization (WALMART), and develop a strategic plan for sustainability. You may choose an organization that has already started sustainability initiatives, or one that has not yet addressed these concerns. The strategic plan you develop should focus on elements of leadership and implementation strategies covered in the course. As you craft the plan for the organization, consider the five components of strategic leadership which addresses sustainability strategies for the organization. Your plan must include: Scanning – examining the organization's current strategic situation, including an analysis of the opportunities and threats in the industry and broader competitive environment as well as the strengths and weaknesses inside the organization.Visioning – a view of what the organization (or a department, group, or other...
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How To Write an Evaluation Essay

For your third essay, please choose between the following prompts:1. Review a bookOR2. Review a moviePlease make sure your essay meets word count (750-1,000 words). Here are tips for formatting Essay 3: Tips for Formatting Essay 3: Evaluation Essay:The evaluation essay is very structured, like much of the writing one sees in the business world: headings are made very deliberately for the different goals of each section of the essay, though the logic of when to make new paragraphs or sections remains the same: each part or section (or paragraph) of an essay supports the thesis and builds (or advances) the author’s argument in some distinct and effective way.Here are the parts of an evaluation essay, so your essay should also have these parts (for Essay 3, totaling five paragraphs): 1.Paragraph one: Introduction of the subject (the movie or book, in this case) *This section allows for the author to explain enough of the context about a subject, just like an introduction,...
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Practicum Project Proposal: Mobile Clinics for STDs

Create an 8- to 10-page Practicum Project Proposal. Your proposal should incorporate the work you have completed in the previous four weeks. It should provide a thorough explanation of the 5 W’s (who, what, when, where, and why) and H (how) in regards to your project: Why is there a need for the projectWhat is the project and what do you intend to accomplish with itWho will be participants in it and who will be impacted by it (stakeholders)Where will the project take place- MOBILE CLINIC IN A SPECIFIC COMMUNITY THAT ARE AT RISK FOR SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASESWhen will it take place-How will you implement the project and how will the intervention address the need The aim of the proposal is to secure the buy-in of your project. The proposal should sell itself. The more comprehensive a plan you present in the proposal the greater the odds of buy-in. You will want to use this at your kick-off meeting to gain consensus...
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Organizational Systems and Quality Leadership

ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS & QUALITY LEADERSHIP Competencies: 734.3.1: Principles of Leadership - The graduate applies principles of leadership to promote high-quality healthcare in a variety of settings through the application of sound leadership principles. 734.3.2: Interdisciplinary Collaboration - The graduate applies theoretical principles necessary for effective participation in an interdisciplinary team. 734.3.3: Quality and Patient Safety - The graduate applies quality improvement processes intended to achieve optimal healthcare outcomes, contributing to and supporting a culture of safety. Task 2: RCA and FMEA Introduction: Healthcare organizations accredited by the Joint Commission are required to conduct a root cause analysis (RCA) in response to any sentinel event, such as the one described in the scenario attached below. Once the cause is identified and a plan of action established, it is useful to conduct a failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) to reduce the likelihood that a process would fail. As a member of the healthcare team in the hospital described in this scenario, you have been selected as a member of the...
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Vila Health: Pacemaker Inventory Solved

Create a 7-10 slide PowerPoint presentation that explains basic inventory management concepts and analyzes the current state of an organization's inventory of pacemakers. Introduction Health care operations is a complex topic, encompassing many aspects including (but not limited to) service locations, personnel, policy, leadership, finance, strategy, and quality. While the industry is generally viewed as a service industry, its systems are faced with complex operational challenges including supply chain, strategy, quality and project management, and service delivery. Given the changing landscape from a health reform and financial perspective, health care organizations must focus on improving their operations and improving efficiencies to remain competitive. A component of the health care delivery process is the procurement, stocking, and dispensing of supplies. Within this process, opportunities exist to add value, reduce waste, and create standardization throughout the organization (Kros & Brown, 2013). Effective management of health care operations creates value for all stakeholders. One way to potentially create value in operations is through inventory management. Whether you realize it or not, you are most likely familiar with the concept of inventory. For example, when you visit the grocery store...
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Developing People

Please MUST use the materials : Required Text and Materials Dessler, G., Chhinzer, N., & Cole, N. D. Management of Human Resources: The Essentials plus MyManagementLab w/ Pearson eText. 4th Cdn ed. Toronto, ON: Pearson Education Canada, 2015. Type: ISBN: 0-13-380733-9 / 978-0-13-380733-2 Introduction This assignment is organized into three parts. Parts A, B, and C total 100 marks and will count for 15 per cent of your final course grade. The mark distribution is as follows: Parts Marks Part A: Training and Development 35 Part B: Employee Orientation and Socialization 35 Part C: Performance Management 30 Total 100 Part A: Training and Development (35 marks) Using the material from Chapter 6 of your textbook and any other sources, write a three-page report (approximately 600 words) that answers the questions listed below: Choose an organization that you are familiar with and analyze the training and development opportunities available...
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Recruitment and Selection

Please MUST use the materials : Required Text and Materials Dessler, G., Chhinzer, N., & Cole, N. D. Management of Human Resources: The Essentials plus MyManagementLab w/ Pearson eText. 4th Cdn ed. Toronto, ON: Pearson Education Canada, 2015. Type: ISBN: 0-13-380733-9 / 978-0-13-380733-2 Introduction You have worked through Module 5 and will now demonstrate your knowledge of the concepts introduced in this module. This assignment is organized into two parts. Parts A and B are marked out of 100 and will count for 15 per cent of your final course grade. The mark distribution is as follows: Parts Marks Part A: Recruitment 50 Part B: Selection 50 Total 100 Part A: Recruitment (50 marks) Consider the job description that you wrote in Assignment 2. Design a recruitment strategy to attract and retain high quality applicants for that position. The recruitment strategy should include the criteria listed below. Your overall budget is $3500. You can be as creative as you...
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