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January 15, 2019

new communication structure for an organization

Final Paper Imagine that you are proposing a new communication structure for an organization. Write a formal proposal in which you discuss at least five concepts that you feel are most important for successful communication within an organizational setting. Explain why these concepts are necessary for successful communication and how best to implement them within an organization. Examples of concepts that you may choose to use are active listening, organizational culture, conflict resolution, key principles of human communication, leadership strategies, formal and informal communication, etc. Your information for this paper should not be based on your own opinions; you must […]
January 15, 2019

ethical as it relates to personal, academic, and professional growth

Prepare: In preparing for this discussion, you should first review   the Week Two required resources that focus on ethics and morals. This will   help assist you in examining your own development of ethical and moral   responsibilities.   Reflect: Take a deeper look at your own life and determine which   experiences have inspired ethical and moral reasoning. Were there any huge   influences in this process?   Write: For this discussion you will address the following   prompts: Explain what it means to be        ethical as it relates to personal, academic, and professional growth. Provide at least one ethical        dilemma you have encountered […]
January 15, 2019

Information Literacy

SAILS Exam – Information Literacy Prepare: Knowing how to thoroughly research a topic is extremely important while achieving your education. You may be asked to support your information with peer-reviewed scholarly resources, but how can you find this type of resource? The Ashford University Library allows you to search through different avenues to find the requested types of resources. You can narrow your search by the author, year published, title, subject, and by indicating what type of resource you are looking for. You even have access to a librarian if you need some guidance in finding more resources on your […]
January 15, 2019

Common Misconceptions of Critical Thinking

Prepare: In preparation for discussing the importance of critical   thinking skills, please read the following articles: Critical Thinking and   the Challenges of Internet (Links to an external site.)Links to an external   site. and Common Misconceptions   of Critical Thinking. You   may also read other applicable sources found under the Week Four Resources   tab to gain a better understanding of what it takes to be a critical thinker.   Reflect: Reflect on the characteristics of a critical thinker.   What makes you a critical thinker? Critical thinking gets you involved in a   dialogue with the ideas you read from others in this class. […]
January 15, 2019

Global Societal Problem

Global Societal Problem, Argument and Solution Prepare: The topic of your essay needs to be a global societal problem from the following list: adult illiteracy, funding for General Education vs STEM in primary and secondary schools, minimum wage, oceans desertification, overcoming the digital divide, refugee (escaping persecution, war, or death) crises, species extinctions (modern), tax havens, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), universal statement of human rights (pick one), airport security, or wealth disparity. Review this GEN499 Sample Final Paper Guide for additional guidance on the expectations of this assignment. Reflect: Based on the topic that you have chosen, you […]
January 15, 2019

Presentation

Various agencies contribute to the social services offered in social work practice. Although the goal of many social work agencies may appear the same—to offer social services to clients who need them—each agency provides a unique approach or opportunity to deliver those needs. As a future social worker, understanding the position of your agency in reference to the world of social work practice might provide valuable perspectives for applying your professional skills. For this Assignment, research the agency (Georgia Department of Family and Children Services)  you are working with for your field education experience. Examine the characteristics of your agency […]
January 15, 2019

What Defines a Project?

A project is temporary, it is unique, and it is progressive” (Balakian & Bergmann, 2009, p. 18). Projects have a defined start and end date; they do not go on forever and do not repeat. Processes that are repetitive are operations, not projects. Projects accomplish something new. While there may be phases or tasks within a project that have been done before, the outcome will be unique. A project is progressively elaborated, meaning that we can expect to learn more as the project progresses and the details of the plan and the requirements may change to meet the needs of […]
January 15, 2019

Project Life Cycle

Project Life Cycle Thinking about the five phases of a project you have participated in,  give an example of an activity that took place during each phase.  Briefly describe why a phase-gate review would be a desirable  requirement in any project. Your initial post should contain at least 200 words and be supported  by at least one additional professional or academic source beyond the  text. Use this week’s lecture as a basis for your post. Respond to at  least two of your classmates’ posts. Provide examples or experiences to  support your comments or position. Your replies should be between 100 […]
January 15, 2019

Perfect Union Speech

Week 1 – Assignment More Perfect Union Speech Watch the video of President Obama’s March 18, 2008, speech at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia regarding the role race played in the 2008 presidential campaign. This speech, sometimes dubbed the “More Perfect Union” speech, can be found in several locations on the Web. Two suggested locations are provided below. After viewing and reading the speech, write a two-to three-page paper in which you respond to the following questions: President Obama chronicles the resentments of blacks      and whites and states, “Just as black anger often proved      counterproductive, so have these white resentments […]
January 15, 2019

A Foot in Each Culture: Howard University Law Professor Fights Racial Stereotypes

Read the article, “A Foot in Each Culture: Howard University Law Professor Fights Racial Stereotypes” on to the U.S. Library of Congress Website. Then watch the video titled A Girl Like Me on the American Anthropological Association website. And finally, watch the brief interview with Dr. Kenneth Clark about his famous study. In your post, discuss your reactions to what you have learned and answer the following questions in at least 200 – 250 words: Have you been the victim of any stereotypes? What negative effects do stereotypes have on      intercultural communication? How can we improve understanding and communication      among […]
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