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Cognitive Psychology: Stereotyping and Prejudice

explores how cognitive psychology is used in the development of high-stakes academic competency tests to mitigate prejudice and stereotyping in the test items. Include the following: 1. A brief review of the theories of cognitive psychology and their applications to learning and instruction. 2. A discussion of how cognitiv

Stereotypes, biases and heuristics

evaluate the methods used to measure biases, stereotypes, and heuristics. Include the following in your paper: 1. An evaluative summary of the properties of psychometrically sound measures 2. An evaluation of the methods used to measure biases, stereotypes, and heuristics. Do these methods conform to psychometrically sound

Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment

Describe a job that you held in the past. (a) Reflecting on your former job, analyze your person-job fit, and give specific examples of how the person-job fit was related to your degree of job satisfaction and organizational commitment. (b) Ultimately, why did you leave that job? (c) As you left that job, what characteristics we

Self-Attribution and Cognitive Dissonance Theory

Describe the connection between self-attribution and cognitive dissonance. Include the following: 1. A summary of the research regarding the theoretical and empirical approaches to understanding the mental processes of self-attribution and cognitive dissonance. 2. A discussion of how nature and nurture influence self-attri

Innovation and Creativity in Organizational Leadership

This solution offers some suggestions about the role of innovation and creativity as a responsibility of tomorrow's organizational leadership. Apply this to your current or past employment. Support your assertions with current research. Harnessing and Optimal Utilization of Human Capital in Virtual Workplace Environments By

Work/Life Balance

This solution delivers some suggestions on discussing the value of having a balance in your work and life responsibilities, using this article: When Work and Family Are Allies: A Theory of Work-Family Enrichment by Jeffrey H. Greenhaus (Drexel University) and Gary N. Powell (University of Connecticut) http://amr.aom.org/conte

Religion and belief systems in counseling

Before you start on this discussion, complete Part 1 (items 1-10) of The Social Justice Advocacy Readiness Questionnaire in the Chen-Hayes article. Use your responses to the questionnaire and the readings of this unit to prepare a post that reflects on your own readiness to counsel sexual minorities. Specifically address your sp

Developing Leadership Capability

Do superior leaders have a minimum number of natural-born abilities? Or can anyone become an effective leader? Give examples and support your assertions with current research. Use the article "Developing leadership capability: What's inside the black box?" by Jay A. Conger http://amp.aom.org/content/18/3/136.abstract

Leadership resources

Briefly describe your own leadership skills, traits, and behaviors. Indicate the key characteristics that support and inhibit your leadership growth. What are the ways in which developing skills will help you be a more effective leader? Give examples and support your assertions with current research.

Leader traits

This solution briefly offers some suggestions with explaining what someone might believe to be the single most important characteristic for a leader in the 21st century.

Transformational leadership

Explain how you view transformational leadership as an enhancement to organizational leaders, to those who work with them, and to their organization. Give examples and support your assertions with current research. Read the Bass article "Two Decades of Research and Development in Transformational Leadership" from European

Trait Theory and Dispositions

Most trait theories focus on broad dispositions as the determinants of behavior. Briefly explain the concept of "dispositions." How do dispositions most significantly contribute to the construct of personality? Why is this contribution significant?

Literature guidance

This solution offers some suggestions regarding three different leadership theories that involves culture.

The Media, Children, and Mental Health

Using communications media (either local or national) how might this be effective and creatively employed as a tool of social change when working amongst children in the mental health system. Please help me come up with up with one concrete action that could be taken using the media to further the change considered for this popu

Organizational issues

This solution offers some notes of suggestions on the topic of spirituality within an organization. Utilizing additional recent articles related to spirituality and leadership, it defines spirituality in the workplace.

Independent, dependent, and mediating variables

For this discussion, you are asked to answer some of the questions from the checklist in order to analyze an empirical study. The questions you are to answer from the checklist are listed below. To complete this discussion, start with reading the Grant and Berry 2011 article. This article, on motivation and creativity, explor

Family therapist in a mental health setting

Interviewing skills can be used in a wide variety of settings. How these skills may be applied? As a marriage and family therapist career in mind, think of a social service agency, healthcare agency, business, educational institution, or government agency that you would potentially be employed at that could make use of a counsel

Social Change and the Family System

Please help with thinking about a social change issue specific to local communities related to families or children. Using the local media or other sources, please define the issue and examine programs or policies that have been implemented for communities. Describe this policy/program, and briefly summarize its key objectives.

Ontological, Epistemological and Axiological Assumptions

1. Compare the ontological, axiological, and epistemological assumptions that the author made in this study. Support your comparison with specific examples from the article. 2. Explain the research method the author used to validate and build knowledge in the area of caregiving, and explain how this method makes sense given t

Examples of true and genuine leadership

From your professional experience, identify examples of true and genuine leadership you have encountered. Explain the characteristics that lead you to believe this to be authentic and genuine leadership. Give examples and support your assertions with current research. You may use the article Ethics, Character, and Authentic T

On Pseudo-transformational Leadership

I need some suggestions for an assignment on the relevance of understanding pseudo-transformational leadership in the workplace or management environment. How prevalent is this in organizational settings? How does this impact the organization? See the following reference: Bass, B. M., & Steidlmeier, P. (1999). Ethics, charact

Clinical Interviewing Skills

1) Interviewing a person with a persistent headaches and problem sleeping, how to structure an interview? 2) Composing the questions, what are 5 examples of open-ended questions and 5 examples of closed-ended questions to obtain the information during the interview? 3) Develop hypothetical examples of at least 5 techniques (p

Data Collection Methods and Data Sources

1. Describe, in your own words, the differences between a data collection method and a data source. Provide an example of each. 2. Provide an example of quantitative data that would be derived from survey questionnaires. Include the advantages and disadvantages of using questionnaires in your example.

Social Change Issue and Theory

Please help me with identifying a specific social change issue that has has a society wide impact such as the shooting in Ferguson, MO, of the the unarmed black male. Make reference to the theory that can be used to evaluate this issue/movement. How would this theory explain the primary cause for the social change? What are the

Ethics: Mental Health Services for Children & Families

Based on the attached article titled, "Ethical Challenges in Mental Health Services to Children and Families," I need some thoughts and suggestions on how to discuss the issues to be considered in working with children, adolescents, and their families in the areas of competence, consent, confidentiality, reporting, competing int

Treatment Planning and Intervention

Can you select a client or hypothetical client whom you have been working, and consider the treatment plan that is in place for that client and consider the approach you have used to formulate the goals for therapy and the means by which you will help the client to reach those goals. Discuss the following: Provide a very b

The Social Psychology Network

Visit the Social Psychology Network website. The website provides a number of links regarding conflict and antisocial behavior. Write a paper of 250-500 words in which you summarize what you learned.

Child Abuse and Neglect: Impact on Teens

Discuss the types of abuse and neglect that could be present in the life of a child or adolescent and that may impact their ability to function in their daily roles. What are some indicators that these issues may be present? List long-term effects for each type of abuse. Who are the different types of individuals that might spot

Teen Sexual Behavior: Assault & Trauma

I need some thoughts about discussing the various types of sexual assault that could occur with children and adolescents and what particular risk behaviors could be associated with each of these traumas? What would you suggest would be some intervention strategies to use to prevent these types of situations? What would be some s