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Organizational Motivation and Leadership in Workplace Situations

Identify a common workplace situation such as employee apathy, absenteeism, or conflict within an organization with which you are familiar. Address the following items: - Describe your selected organization. - Describe your selected situation. - Explain how motivational theories could be applied to your selected situatio

Conflict Mediation

How does our culture and family background shape the way we define and approach conflict? Provide an example. What is the goal of mediation? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this process? What are the sources of power and how are they used in conflict scenarios? What is the interaction between content and re

Standard and Raw Scores

Give a description of the term standard score, and explain why standard scores are preferable to raw scores. Provide an example of a construct (depression, anxiety, intelligence, etc.) one would like to measure for an individual. Explain what it would mean if the individual you assessed was -2 standard deviations below the mean,

Standardized and Nonstandardized Assessments

Please provide an example of one standardized and one non-standardized assessment instrument (be specific with your examples, including what makes each assessment standardized or non-standardized). Then explain advantages and disadvantages of each assessment instrument you selected.

Application of Technology for Social Change & the Environment

Consider how technology might be effectively and creatively employed as a tool of social change in the service of the global environment. Provide one concrete action that could be taken using technology to further the change considering the global environment and social change. Be sure to consider any ethical implications relate

Becoming a Scholar-Practitioner

Give an explanation of how understanding lifespan development will contribute to a student counselor development as a scholar-practitioner who effects social change.

Virtual Interview

Virtually interview two retirees (one male and one female) to answer these questions: - How did you prepare financially for retirement? - How did you prepare psychologically for retirement? - Did the thought of retirement scare you? Why or why not? - How do you spend your time? - What types of social activities do you par

Factors Influencing Student Achievement

Please help with the following problem. Help detail the various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic factors that influence a student's achievement. In addition, discuss various bad influence that can help improve student's chances of achieving.

Social Change: Fighting Violence against women

Consider how the legal and political process might be effectively and creatively employed as tools of social change in the service of a topic or cause that is important. Describe one concrete action of social change that could be taken using the legal and political process to further the change of the violence against women a

Prosocial Behavior

Please provide a brief description of a situation in which you engaged in prosocial behavior. Then describe three factors that contributed to your motivation to engage in this behavior and why. Also, please state your thoughts about whether or not pro-social behavior can be altruistic and explain why.

Adolescents and Risk-Taking Behaviors

What can be presented to a group of adolescents to: - Inform them about risk-taking behaviors to which they are susceptible and should avoid. - Suggest how their peers may influence these behaviors, positively and/or negatively. - Present strategies they might use to mitigate or enhance the influence of their peers on the

Gender Role Development

Can you please give me an explanation of the role of biological and environmental factors, focusing particularly on sociocultural factors, that influence gender role development?

Attachment Style

According to attachment theory and research, there are two fundamental ways in which people differ from one another in the way they think about relationships. First, some people are more anxious than others. People who are high in attachment-related anxiety tend to worry about whether their partners really love them and often fe

Stereotyping, Prejudice and Discrimination

I need help on this question: Is it possible to avoid stereotyping and how is stereotyping relates to prejudice and discrimination? Also, in what two ways can stereotyping be assuaged?

Social Change and Ethical Implications

Describe one concrete action that could be taken with knowledge, research, or education to further change considering child abuse laws. Describe any ethical implications related to the action that has been proposed.

Social Psychology - Prejudice

I need assistance on this question. Thanks. Look for three articles that study types of prejudice and synthesize or integrate the information relative to the prejudice. Add a research question of each article answer and explain the prejudice picked, whether it is blatant or subtle, and give the reason why. What two major impa

Research Policy Paper

Please help me with this question: Provide a brief description of a movement/policy/program, and indicate whether the program is supported by research. Describe changes that you would make to the program to increase effectiveness. I need to put together a paper and research on this topic.

Theory of Correspondence Inference

How can correspondent inference theory explain the behavior of President Barack Obama. What is one limitation of the theory in explaining the behavior of President Obama?

Identifying Plagiarism

Clearly, how can I identify plagiarism? What portion of this paper is plagiarized? Can you correct the errors by closing and properly quoting and citing the plagiarized portions and giving proper attribution to the source material. Source material (original): To communicate effectively with other people, one must have a re

Self-Concept Applied to Oprah Winfrey

I will be very grateful if you could give me some help in describing how Oprah Winfrey is showing positive self-esteem or narcissism in the media. Also, compare the similarities and the differences between the theories of self-concept, and how each theory justifies Oprah Winfrey's behavior in the media. Thanks

Problems and Solutions Associated with Aging

Can you explain two problems and/or conditions associated with aging? Then identify and describe strategies that can be used to mitigate the impact of these conditions or improve the problems/conditions you described.

Comparing Theoretical Perspectives on Human Development

Can you compare three theoretical perspectives on human development? Include any similarities and differences between and among these theories. Which explain(s) development best and why, providing evidence. Explain relations to constructive developmental theory.

Social Psychology Trends

What are some trends in the field of social psychology? Which trend will have the greatest influence on the field of social psychology? Why? Please cite at least one source.