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  • Economics: Protestant Work Ethic Attitudes And Economics

    Protestant Work Ethic Attitudes and Economics Protestant Work Ethic is based on the theory that one must work to contribute to society, the church, and others, to be a valuable member of society. One must work gain entry into heaven and obtain salvation. He must take responsibility for his own actions. (Goldstein & Eichhorn, 1961) PWE does not value wasted time. Weber’s theory says wasting time and an unwillingness to work is a sin and brings about abstinence from grace. (Furnham, The Protestant Work Ethic and Attitudes Toward Unemployment, 1982) Weber brought to light the idea that work and success financially would make goals of both religion and personal goals attainable. (Kidron, 1978) Wisman and Davis completed a study in 2013 that discussed the decline of PWE in America from 1870-1930. During that era the focus went from pride in your work due to industrialization to working for accumulation of wealth. (Wisman & Davis, 2013) The fable of the grasshopper and the ant is the perfect example of the Protestant Work Ethic for all economic eras. The grasshopper plays all summer and dies because he did not plan or prepare for winter. The ant works hard during the summer, stores up plenty for himself and…

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  • The Importance Of Ethics In Work

    The scenario happened during my recent summer internship program. I was asked by my colleague to do some research readings for his project since I was not busy at that time and I was quite free. Since he asked me politely to help him do the work, I just did the task for him. He also didn’t force me to do it for him and I`m willingly offered to help him. I knew that it was his responsibility to do the research, but I positively thought that I can get some output from doing the project. I did…

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  • The Evolution Of Ethics In Social Work

    Ethics has been the cornerstone of social work practice since it’s inception. However it was not until 1960 that the National Association of Social Workers, or NASW, codified the ideas of ethical practice into a set of standards. This single page document is known as the Code of Ethics. The motivation for this was to develop a code by which the profession could define and assess the boundaries of ethical practice. Ethics in the field of social work, like other areas of ethics, evolve as societal…

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  • Values And Ethics In Group Work

    Values and ethics are an important aspect of working within the human services profession. It is important for workers to have a good understanding of not only their own, but their organisational and professional values and ethics. Values and ethics play a major role in group work, whether it is obvious to participants or not. This essay will examine firstly the group development process, how the group was formed, some of the issues that we ran into and what ethical theories were used within the…

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  • Code Of Ethics In Social Work

    “Nowhere in the United States can someone who works 40 hours a week at minimum wage afford a one bedroom apartment at fair market rent”, consequently a myriad of our population is vulnerable to being homeless, approximately 643,067 a night (greendoors.org). Homelessness is a complicated problem engendered by a variety of obstacles in a person’s life. Therefore, ending up on the streets can be easier than obtaining and/or maintaining a stable sheltered life. Those who become homeless need help to…

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  • The Importance Of Ethics In Social Work

    Life does not always present us with problems that are easily dealt with in a black and white manner. Ethical codes can help guide to a place of making the right decision in the midst of confusion. The field of social work is filled with the need to make ethical decision while working with clients and their families as well as with colleagues. Social workers may find situations in which the code of ethics needs to be utilized; Kant and ethical egoism may address the situation in a similar…

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  • The Importance Of Ethics In The Work Environment

    According to Cooper (2012) the separation to co-mingling work and private life has become complicated. “In modern society, work no longer blends easily into our private lives as was true of traditional society” (p.48). Our responsibilities, conflicts, beliefs, attitudes, values, managing internal and external controls all play a vital role as to how administrators approach ethical conduct in an organization. This review will focus on ethics in the work environment. During this eight week course,…

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  • Importance Of Ethics In Social Work

    Maintaining a therapeutic relationship with clients means that a social work should not indulge in dual relationships with their clients. In meaning, a social worker should not engage in any sexual relationships with them client whether or not the client is on their caseload, was a former clients, or terminating services to engage in a nonprofessional relationship. This ensures that the worker was competence in his/her decisions and clears the worker on any legal liabilities. In addition to…

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  • Examples Of Social Work Code Of Ethics

    NASW Code of Ethics. Before accepting a job a social worker should check to see if the agencies policies and values are the same as NASW Code of Ethics. The same can be said for the social worker themselves; before going into the field of social work one should make sure their personal values match NASW Code of Ethics values. Situation SEK-CAP Choices Head Start is a preschool at no financial cost for families who qualify. No financial cost means that while the families do not have to pay a…

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  • The Code Of Ethics And Boundaries In Social Work

    Boundaries Within social work, professionalism is key in earning the respect of your clients and forming a firm foundation of the context of your relationship. These boundaries reflect upon what not only your clients expect from you as a case worker, but how they as the clients should treat you. Moreover, if you do not exemplify these ideals then clients have the ability to take advantage of you. They could in turn rely on you too heavily and expect you to do things that goes above and beyond…

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