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    Gandhi (n.d.). said The future depends on what you do today’. This essay will look at factors that influence the general environment and how this will have a vigorous impact on Wellington Hospital as a business in the next 10 to 15 years. Firstly, it will look at how the sociocultural environment can be a contributing element in achieving organisational goals. Next, it will discuss the relationship between economic conditions and the influence exerted on the hospital. Lastly, it will examine how the constant evolution of technology can affect a desired outcome. The future of an organisation can largely depend on the quality and emphasis on creating as much of a diverse sociocultural staffing line-up as attainable. Aspiring for a diverse staffing…

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    I am in my second year of a Master of Science in Education. My personal motivations for studying at Penn GSE are mainly based on professional growth factors since I am sponsored, by a Mexican governmental institution, to study in a top university in the U.S.; therefore, my graduate studies opportunities were limited to a specific country and institutions compared to my interlocutors. Regarding overseas former educational experiences, they were international exchange program and not for…

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    Playful Assessment

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    Psychology, human, as a detector, perceive and act with the specific goal in the environment at all times. So our true ability always comes into being as a form of ‘competent-acting’ in the context. This is a goal-driven action mutually defined and codetermined by the effectivities (i.e., ability) and affordances (i.e., properties of environment), which acts in the moment. Therefore, to capture this situative and interactive nature of human cognition and action, we should create play-full…

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    3 Ideas: 1. Big and Little Culture: a. Big culture- this is the culture that all people share. Everyone in the world is apart of this one culture. b. Little culture- this is all of the cultures that we all are individually apart of, the cultures that we all belong to. Each and everyones distinctive patterns of thought and behavior. 2. Cultural Accumulation: According to Ishmael, cultural accumulation is the “beliefs, assumptions, theories, customs, legends, songs, stories, dances,…

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    Earth Abides Analysis

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    In the book Earth Abides, by George R. Stewart, there are various examples where kinship can be seen as the main integrating force. Following the main character, Isherwood Williams, through his journey to salvation, kinship emerges as the first institution after the great disaster. Towards the end of chapter 6, when Ish meets Em, the kinship institution informally begins. As these two begin to develop a new generation, starting with their two first two kids, John and Mary, and start including…

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    F. A. Hayek's Analysis

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    The leisure class is largely divided from society as a whole. This class has become conservative by nature (198). And conservatives do not seek progress, the progress that is believed to be so imperative to Hayek. Instead, in regards to social change and evolution, the leisure class seeks to, “retard the movement and to conserve what is obsolescent,” (198). It is important to realize that this class came to be under the guides of the current economic system, and does not seek to halt any of the…

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    In Brave New World, Aldous Huxley writes about many different ideas and social behavior that differs from our society today. In Brave New World the society is united and constant. In today’s world there is disorder and unnecessary problems. In the novel the society is “accustomed” to be in a certain order. There is no poverty, diseases, and suffering unlike the world today. In the World State, it is a totalitarian government. All freedom and liberty are lost, but the people don’t know that…

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    Kanji And Kuipers Analysis

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    Kanji and Kuipers’ essay, A Complicated Story: Exploring The Contours of Secularisation and Persisting Religiosity in Canada, argues that secularization has not occurred in a linear trajectory in Canada, and points to the complexity of the religious climate in Canadian society. The study uses the results of the World Values Survey in order to analyze various aspects of religious life such as subjective religiosity, involvement in religious services and organizations, the role of prayer,…

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    In this course plenty of topics were explored that dealt with the lives of women over the time frame 17-20 century. The topics that were discussed were topics that challenged ones’ previous knowledge on women during this time period. Some common myths that people may have about women during this time period is that women stayed at home with their children while they cooked and cleaned. Other myths that are believed is that women had many children normally around five to six and that the…

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    Huntington's Argument

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    Marienny Ramirez English 12 Professor: Edris McPherson 10/14/2015 (Happy Birthday Marienny!) Do I Agree or Disagree with Huntington’s Analysis & Arguments? Samuel Phillips Huntington wrote a book called The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) the essay “The West and the Rest: Intercivilizational Issue” was taken from the book. Huntington explains the conflict between Islam and the West. Regarding the idea of "The West versus the Rest", to hold that idea requires a…

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