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Details: "When a reporter makes a mistake in a magazine article, you can run a correction; but when a health care worker makes a mistake, someone can die." Reflecting on this statement, should we hold people in certain professions to higher standards of legal accountability and responsibility? What are the advantages and disadvantages of your position? How is your response to these questions consistent with the moral philosophy you described in the Unit 1 discussion board assignment? Explain. If it is not consistent with that philosophy, explain why your philosophy has changed.
Discuss the roles of government, business, and the consumer in environmental protection. Justify your position. To participate fully in this discussion, you can locate information using the Library's web links and article search engines. Here, you will find links about environmental protection.
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Discuss the roles of government, business, and the consumer in environmental protection. Justify your position. To participate fully in this discussion, you can locate information using the Library's web links and article search engines. Here, you will find links about environmental protection.

As a group, select a business you are familiar with and develop an environmental policy statement for that organization. The policy statement must have the following components:
Those to whom the policy applies

5-6 paragraphs
Details: Discuss the following two topics on the Discussion Board:

Topic A: Please discuss the following:

What are the challenges that you personally face in presentations?
What are some successes that you have had in making presentations?
What are the ingredients for a successful presentation?
Topic B: Can a presenter really change his/her image from presentation to presentation? If so, how? Is it ethical? Try to think of an example in which this might happen or has happened. What are/were the results?

Unit 2 Individual Project
Deliverable Length: 1 PPT file (5-10 slides with speaker's notes)
Details: The ability to understand the attributes of both the presenter and the audience is critical to a presentation. The objective and the target audience are so closely intertwined that you should consider them coexisting variables. In fact, the message is buried in between the speaker and the audience. Additionally, the physical properties of the setting and the purpose of the presentation, also dictate key design and topic decisions. In this unit, you will learn about the Rhetorical Triangle, the speaker, the audience, and the situation.

For Unit 2 Individual Project, it is essential that you complete your reading assignments, especially the Course Materials. You will find Course Materials on your virtual campus in the column below the heading Interactive Learning. When you click on Course Materials, a screen will open, and you should click on the tab "Unit 2 Multimedia Course Material." Make sure you view the video presentation. The video presentation will provide you with an explanation of the Rhetorical Triangle. HINT: To do the Unit 2 Individual Project, you will need this explanation of the Rhetorical Triangle and the three elements that makeup the Rhetorical Triangle: The Speaker, The Audience, and The Situation. You will also need information from your readings of both the Munter and Rutledge textbooks. Each slide will need speaker's notes. Be sure to use APA formatting to cite your sources in the slides and to develop your References list.

Beware: The AIM Triangle is NOT the Rhetorical Triangle!

Imagine you have been asked to prepare a presentation with speaker's notes on the Rhetorical Triangle covered in the Unit 2 Course Materials for the following group of students:

Audience: Fifty students who have neither seen the Course Materials nor read the readings for this unit.

Topics: The Rhetorical Triangle, the speaker, the audience, the situation

Rhetorical Triangle: The dynamic relationship among the speaker, the audience, and the situation is known as the Rhetorical Triangle. The rhetorical triangle is comprised of three primary elements: the speaker, the audience, and the situation. The shape and form of a presentation is driven by these three primary elements.

The Speaker: The actual individual speaking
The Audience: Who will actually be attending in addition to those who may not be present but will be influenced by or have access to the content of the presentation
The Situation: The purpose of the presentation as well as the location and the social/cultural backdrop of the presentation.
Create a simple 5-10 slide PowerPoint presentation with speaker's notes that will relay the key points of the Rhetorical Triangle to students who do not know anything about the rhetorical triangle. Your presentation should contain the following elements:

Bulleted lists or Numbered lists
Appropriate Slide Background

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Details: "When a reporter makes a mistake in a magazine article, you can run a correction; but when a health care worker makes a mistake, someone can die." Reflecting on this statement, should we hold people in certain professions to higher standards of legal accountability and responsibility? What are the advantages and disadvantages of your position? How is your response to these questions consistent with the moral philosophy you described in the Unit 1 discussion board assignment? Explain. If it is not consistent with that philosophy, explain why your philosophy has changed.

The mistake made by the reporter can be corrected by publishing an apology letter in the media. However, a mistake made by the healthcare worker can cause irreversible damages to the patient, such as prolonged illness or disease or even death. The margin of error for people in certain professions, such as in medical professions or healthcare is zero. Thus, we should certainly hold people in such professions to a higher standard of legal accountability and responsibility in order to ensure that people in such professions exercise "extra care" and remain vigilant to avoid such irreversible mistakes or errors in their professional work.

The primary advantage of such increased scrutiny and legislation in such professions can really keep professionals in such professions on toes and can certainly go a long way in avoiding many of these mistakes which can can cause harms to people and the society.

The disadvantage of such increased legislation or legal accountability as well as increased responsibility will be that professionals will be subject to intense pressure due to such increased scrutiny, which might affect them negatively in conduct of their work.

My response to these questions is consistent with my philosophy of utilitarianism. Principle of Utilitarianism focuses on an act that produces the greatest ratio of good to evil for everyone. Therefore, it acts as a suitable guide to business people in a situation of ethical dilemma. My response that legal accountability and responsibility should be hold higher in certain professions such as medical professions is based on the utilitarianism principle in the sense that it does more good than evil for people. In other words, it creates a win win situation for both the people and the professionals in the sense that people will be subject to less harm and threat, such as patients in the case of healthcare, and even professionals will always remain on toes to perform in the most efficient manner, thereby following a self control mechanism to avoid mistakes of critical nature.

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When a reporter makes a mistake in a magazine article, you can run a correction; but when a health care worker makes a mistake, someone can die.

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