Questions on The System

• How do you define success with families in the welfare system? • What is the fundamental difference between the new Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and former Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) programs? • What is the largest federal food program? How has it a...

Understanding the U.S. Welfare System

• Why do people take advantage of the welfare system? How is this a problem in America? • Why should the current welfare system approach/policy option be changed? • What are recommendations for action that could slow or stop people from taking advantage of the welfare system? • Amer...

Social Work Roles in The Military (US)

Brief description on what each professional does: • Case Manager (relating Soldiers/medical) • Social Worker (relating Soldiers/medical) • Program Advocate (relating Soldiers/medical) • Outreach Program Coordinator • Transition Coordinator

Systems Theory and Soft System Methodology

Create a presentation analyzing the organization selected by your team in Week Five. This presentation must be an analysis of the relationships between key elements of organizational strategies and the determination of organization development priorities. Address the organizational design initiative...

Article Review: SPL model elements in a specific study

Write a 525- to 700-word summary including the following: • The article's main points • The article's conclusions • Your evaluation and analysis of the article's conclusions • References to support your evaluation • Answers to the following questions: o How does this article relate t...

The national problem of social conflict

• What is a current problem/issue within the field of Sociology? • Who is the problem/issue mostly geared towards? A specific audience (e.g. policy makers, school board, principal, department of child safety, or city leaders). • Why is the problem/issue important to the audience and society?...

Assessment of Davidson

Consider Davidson's point of view. Convince us that the focus on traditional diversity dimensions (what he calls managing diversity) is insufficient. Book:Davidson, M. (2011). The end of diversity as we know it: Why diversity efforts fail and how leveraging diversity can succeed. San Francisco: ...

Sociological Implications of Modern Economy

Write an essay of 750-1,000 words describing the sociological implications of the modern economy and the workplace environment. Compare and contrast the meaning of careers from the perspective of structural-functional analysis, symbolic-interaction analysis, and social conflict analysis. How has cha...

Workplace Diversity Issues, Theories and Best Practice

I need assistance in writing a 5-page paper in which I make recommendations for improvement to the current policies, based on workplace inclusion theories and best practices for a diverse workplace. Be sure to integrate ethical codes, standards, and laws into your recommendations.

Ethics and Diversity in the Workplace

Choose a professional organization (preferably in human services) and imagine that you are at the national conference for the organization and you are presenting a paper on the topic of "Diversity in Our Workplace." Based upon the professional organization's code of ethics and the course readings...

Religion and Spirituality in the Workforce

Find three articles and write a short report explaining your managerial perspective on religious and spiritual diversity in the workplace. Identify and explain the positive and negative implications, challenges, and opportunities.

Diversity in the Workforce

Find three websites relevant to the diverse employee group (e.g. various sexual orientations) and provide a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates these sites relative in managing the diverse employee groups of sexual orientation. Include what was helpful and not helpful and explain your reasons. Dra...

Economics and the Role of the Retiree

The focus is on the inverse relationship of how larger social and cultural contexts shape aging processes, and how these in turn shape the societies and cultures in which they occur. Based on the current economic environment what dramatic event changed the traditional transitional path from worker t...

Important Factors In Ethnocentrism

I need help to complete a response on a movie or tv show that effectively communicates the cultural, values and norms of a society that is different from your own culture. The movie or tv show should be a foreign film with subtitles and should provide you with a glimpse of what life is like in anoth...

Sociology of work

I'm looking for a page (400-500 words) to get me started on a three page paper. I am planning on choosing the effects of "McDonaldization" of society and it's impact on small businesses. Also, I want to touch on the evolution of formal organizations and how the changing nature of work environment...

Analyzing the Components of Eco-Maps

I need help with understanding the following: 1. Analyze the concepts underlying a specific application of the eco-map and articulate the relevance of the concept to the family, child, etc. 2. Analyze key concepts of social work practice through clearly articulated analysis of the client needs...

Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses

1) Why it is important for leaders to be able to identify strengths. 2) Do you think leaders should spend equal time learning about their weak points? If so, why?

Race and Affirmative Action

In general, most people in the U.S. believe that affirmative action has always put whites at a disadvantage in society. Yet, some scholars conclude that whites have benefited significantly from programs and preferences similar to affirmative action. Explain specifically what sociologist Ira Katznels...

Ethics in the Workplace Scenarios

Analyze 2 of the following ethical scenarios: 1) Although John is an honest employee who never takes money from the company cash box, he uses the company car to run personal errands while making sales-rounds. Is this unethical behavior? If so, why? If not, why not? 2) Noticing her supervisor...

Ethics in the Workplace - Scenarios

Analyze the following ethical scenarios or unethical scenarios: 1) Betty is a high producing, devoted employee who might work overtime in an emergency. She tells her boss that she got caught in traffic upon arriving late the next day, when in fact, she overslept. Is this unethical behavior? If ...

Twin-Income and Dual-Career Families

1. Among twin-income and dual-career families, do you think there will ever be an equal sharing of household work? 2. There has been some indication that women voluntarily assume a larger share of household responsibilities because they feel that their male partners do not perform these tasks sati...

Emotional Intelligence of Teams

I have a paper to write and I need some starting information so I can start building upon it. Can you please help me with this task? Is it appropriate for a leader to spend time developing a team's emotional intelligence? What would be some advantages and disadvantages to this? If you have any sour...

Generational Differences in the Workplace

Analyze the following scenario: Jerry Thomas is 28 and has just become the new corporate VP at his company. The older VPs with whom he works see him as impulsive, somewhat self-centered and unwilling to play by the rules. In which generational group would Jerry fall? Explain your answer. Tradi...

Generational Differences in the Workplace: Generation Xers

Analyze the following scenario: Bob Jackson is 44. He is the manager of operations for a mid-sized company. He is always working and many employees at work think that he is a workaholic. His goal is to become the company president before he turns 50. In which generational group would Bob fall? Ex...

Knowledge from a sociology course

What type of knowledge could a student take away from a sociology course that teaches them about social issues in the workplace? How could a student apply the information learned from that type of course in their personal life or professional career? What kind of questions regarding social is...

Examining three sociological perspectives

1). Compare the differences among the three major theoretical perspectives in sociology (structural-functionalism, conflict theory and symbolic interactionism). 2). With which theory and theorist do you find that you share similar views with and why? Provide a response which is a minimum of...

Social Security and Policy Change

Given the likelihood of more policy change or reform for social security in the future, what policies out of the four below do you feel are important in evaluating this? Explain and support your reasoning for selecting the particular policy issues. 1). Linear change = Involves the direct replacem...

Social Security Issues

1) Should social security be overhauled, reformed or terminated? 2) What policies do you feel are important in evaluating this? 3) Explain and support you reasoning for selecting the particular policy issues.