Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Key Principles of Management and Leadership

Unit 1 †Key standards of the executives and administration Activity 1 a) Though the two terms appear to be comparable on a superficial level, truly they are very unique. An extraordinary administrator doesn't really make an incredible pioneer, and an incredible pioneer doesn't really make an incredible director. The executives controls or coordinates individuals/assets in a gathering as indicated by standards or qualities that have just been built up. Authority is setting another heading or vision for a gathering that they follow, I. e. : a pioneer is the initiate for that new direction.The supervisor utilizes a formal, sane technique while the pioneer utilizes enthusiasm and blends feelings. Individuals normally and enthusiastically follow pioneers because of their appeal and character characteristics, while a supervisor is complied with because of the conventional position vested in him/her. Accordingly, individuals will in general be more faithful towards pioneers instead of supervisors. Supervisors administer representatives. They make arrangements, delegate duties, and organize exercises. They will likely make something that is determinable and repeatable. Pioneers are centered around realizing development and change for the company.Their essential job is to rouse individuals and to propel workers. They are centered around change. They make a feeling of vision, expectation, and arrangement among workers. An association can't flourish without a supervisor, and it can't flourish without a pioneer. Initiative and the executives must go connected at the hip to be effective †both in corporate and easygoing settings. They are connected, and complimentary to each other. Chiefs will:Leaders will: AdministrateInnovate MaintainDevelop Focus on frameworks or potentially structuresFocus on individuals Rely on their controlInspire trust in individuals Hold short range viewsHave a more extended territory perspectiveAsk ‘how’ and ‘whenâ€℠¢Ask ‘what’ and ‘why’ Keep an eye on the base lineKeep an eye not too far off ImitateOriginate Accept the status quoChallenge it Be an exemplary decent soldierBe his/her own individual Accept realityInvestigate it b) Management includes 5 capacities which are arranging, sorting out, staffing, coordinating and controlling. Arranging †Planning enables the board to intelligently think of various techniques to ensure that the venture finishes in progress. The expression for creating strategies can be for prompt, present moment, medium term and long haul periods.If the board doesn't actualize an arrangement the main arrangement that he can ensure is a horrible showing. Arranging †In request to ensure that the arrangement is a triumph the board need to ensure things inside the organization and the arrangement are appropriately sorted out. This is the place the executives can partition, facilitate and control the assignment and data inside the associatio n. Allocating work and giving authority are 2 significant components of arranging. Staffing †Now that the structure is appropriately assembled, the board needs to have worker's to do the arrangement. This is otherwise called human asset management.In this idea the executives will be dedicated to appropriately procuring, preparing, assessing, and repaying their employee's. Representatives are what give an organization a serious edge. The executives must guarantee that the correct number of and sort of workers are put at the correct spots and at the ideal time when the association needs them. Coordinating †This is the capacity to get worker's to accomplish the objectives of the organization in the best and ideal manner. Driving, rousing, correspondence and coordination are the components that go under directing.Directing is tied in with managing and driving the individuals in an association. Controlling †This is the procedure that guarantees whether the assets are acqui red and utilized proficiently in accomplishing the hierarchical targets. This capacity will be the last assignment that administration will do. This will permit the capacity to check the exhibition of the representative's to ensure it corresponds with the info (plan) and yield (execution). Consequently, that is the reason controlling capacity of the executives is firmly connected with the arranging capacity. ) It is the prerequisite of a group chief to accomplish goals set by the board for a group. Be that as it may, since the group head can't meet these goals all alone, it will be required for the group chief to lead or deal with a group to make progress utilizing the abilities of the group. The team’s destinations will be those of the group chief. The group will comprise of various people each attempting to accomplish their own targets, in light of each individual’s specific aptitudes, information and ability. This separating into explicit undertakings will add to th e general accomplishment of the targets of the team.With this as a primary concern a group chief must know their staff, however it is similarly significant that the staff know the group head. A pioneer must realize how to manufacture and support such a group. A decent pioneer realizes that when will generally be a pioneer and when to be a supporter. Great pioneers are acceptable devotees when that is what is required. Different aptitudes that the group chief should have are: Integrity. Having solid inward core values that one doesn't settle. It implies regarding others as you would wish to be dealt with. Respectability advances trust, and very little is cultivated without trust.Leading by model. Advancement and vision. Inviting new assignments and better approaches for getting things done. Having an unmistakable thought where their association as well as unit are going in the long haul. Correspondence. Pioneers need to figure out how to be capable in both the correspondence that adv ises and searches out data and the correspondence that associates relationally with others. Having the option to listen well, clarify things plainly, pose inquiries and know about what individuals truly think and feel (not what they may state). Relationships.A pioneer who preferences managing individuals issues, who can start and extend associations with others, has an extraordinary authority advantage. This is a pioneer who can construct a group and accomplish amazing outcomes. This can help with the capacity to persuade others. Getting individuals to do things since they need to and not on the grounds that they are advised to. Influence. The capacity to impact others and cause them to move a specific way is an exceptionally significant ability in initiative. A pioneers capacity to be powerful is legitimately identified with how much individuals trust you and how great your correspondence and connections are.Adaptability. Versatility and adaptability in not being limited by an arra ngement are significant achievement factors. A pioneer must move effectively from one situation (the arrangement) to the following (the arrangement isn't going true to form) and accept them all, in any event, when the conditions are sudden. A decent pioneer needs to grasp change and consider it to be opportunity. Training and self-advancement. Creating others is a significant job for a pioneer. Urging others to extend their capacities and take on extra assignments is a piece of a leader’s responsibility.Leaders who feel undermined by the abilities of others are for the most part tested here. This harmonizes with being keen on what individuals think and feel. Self-advancement and growing one’s own abilities rouses trust and regard from the group which likewise goes connected at the hip in creating others. Dynamic. A pioneer must have the option to swim through data, appreciate what’s applicable, settle on an all around thought about choice, and make a move depend ent on that choice. Settling on choices too rapidly or too gradually will hinder initiative adequacy. Planning.Planning includes making certain presumptions about the future and taking activities in the present to emphatically impact that future. Arranging intends to concentrate all the more deliberately. Albeit significant for direction and center, plans are infrequently inflexible. d) My activity as a Senior Support Worker is to offer help to the Registered Manager and lead a little group of care staff in the everyday running of the unit in accordance with the company’s goals. I am liable for guaranteeing all Service Users who live at the unit get top notch, individual focused help. I offer help, training and coaching to group members.I am liable for getting ready, keeping up and supporting colleagues in the refreshing of care plans. I guarantee great working practices are set up and kept up. I need to watch a proactive way to deal with accomplishing a positive, drawing in, limited time and relationship building job with Local Authorities and every other partner. e) * I give support, instruct and deal with the staff group on an everyday premise and through every other month oversight. * I am answerable for the organization and control of arrangements on an everyday premise, in addition to the allotment of specific arrangements to explicit colleagues. I bolster the running of the home to accomplish genuine, individualized consideration bundles for the Service Users. * I advance viable group working, to keep up great correspondences frameworks, including hand over’s, log books, management and workforce conferences. * I help the director in distinguishing preparing and advancement requirements for the staff group and to help encourage these necessities. * I audit, screen and satisfy wellbeing and security duties to guarantee a protected workplace for yourself, associates and the Service Users. I bolster and keep up compelling working associations with all other staff and to advance great associations with neighborhood occupants and the general network. * I have a positive, persevering mentality and stay focused on the ethos of Reed Care Homes Ltd. * I give a constructive working good example for different associates and Service Users, with reference consistently to the company’s equivalent open doors strategy and the acknowledgment of every individual one of a kind racial, social and strict needs. * I help the Registered Manager in the enlistment of new colleagues and complete acceptances. I give spread to th

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Impact of the Black Death

Effect OF THE BLACK DEATH The subject of this paper is the Impact of the Black Death. We will find what the Black Death is, the place it originated from, and Influence that is had on society. The Black Death was a quick spreading plague that was accounted for on board Genoese vessels toward the beginning of October 1347. Since these vessels were sent pull out to the ocean where each and every individual who experienced these vessels was defiled by a quick spreading plague. Was there any approach to have forestalled this pandemic? Martin, S. , (2001), Black Death, Pocket fundamentals, Harpenden, Great Britain, This book determines what the dark demise is, the point at which it began, and how it spread. I can get a lot of data from this book to assist me with my exploration for my paper. Dates, names of vessels, urban areas, how they devastated the plague, are among a couple of the things that I can gain from this reference. Borsch, S. , (2005), Black Death Egypt and England: A Comparative Study, University of Texas Press. This Citation shows how the plague went into these social orders, and headed out starting with one society then onto the next. How they dealt with the passing. Wray, K. , (2009), Medieval Mediterranean, Volume 83: Communities in Crisis: Bologna, During the Black Death, Bill Academic Publishers, And Boston, MA, USA. This reference manages the pressure and moves the individuals made to remain alive. Riva, M. , Papio, M. , Roz, G. , (2010), The Decameron Web: Plague, www. earthy colored. edu/offices/Itlian_studies/dweb/the_project. This site has a lot of helpful data about the Black Death and the effect that it had on social orders in this period. What number of individuals were taken by the Black Death, and various of other data that I can use to help me in my paper. Dennis, DT. , Gage, KL. , Poland, JD. , and Tikhomirvo, E. , (1999), Plague Manual, World Health Organization, www. cdc. gov. Reference Page Martin, S. , (2001), Black Death, Pocket basics, Harpenden, GBR Borsch, S. ,(2005), Black Death Egypt and England: A Comparative Study, University of Texas Press. Wray, K. , (2009), Medieval Mediterranean, Volume 83 Communities and Crisis: Bologna, During the Black Death, Brill Academic Publishers, Boston, MA, USA. Riva, M. , Papio, M. , Roz, G. , (2010), The Decameron Web: Plague, www. earthy colored. edu/offices/italian_studies/dweb/the_project. Dennis, DT. , Gage, KL. , Poland, JD. , and Tikhomirvo, E. , (1999), Plague Manual, World Health Organization, www. cdc. gov.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Making the hard decision

Making the hard decision I have always loved writing. I have always enjoyed the freedom of coming up with stories, making worlds that I wish I could live in, or bringing together thoughts about my own life to come up with a coherent narrative. On the visual arts side, I spent a lot of time doing Blender (a 3D animation program) when I had free time back in high school. For me it was a way for me to take the world that I know, and modify it in a way that made the world truly mine. However, despite my love for writing and 3D animation I believe my primary passion has always been cancer research. This made MIT almost a natural place for me to want to go, but the longer that I am here the more I have become aware that for many visual arts and writing was more than a hobby, it is a passion equivalent to my love for cancer research. As I have heard stories of friends, I have found a problem for incoming freshman that love literature or visual arts is How do I decide between MIT, and an art school? or MIT and a sch ool with a great writing program? So, I decided to grab some friends that I knew had made this decision between MIT and another program, and ask them how they feel now that they are at MIT. (both of these friends are anonymous so if you would like to get in contact with them to ask further questions, please email me and I can try to get you in contact ^_^) Literature When I was young, reading was practically a health hazard. I’d read anytime and anywhere, despite the immediate perils in my surrounding environment. I distinctly remember my mom rolling her eyes at me every time I walked into a door with my nose in a book. How I didn’t break my neck going down stairs in the middle of Emily Windsnap or Maniac Magee or Ramona Quimby is beyond me. Stories were mine to have and hold, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and health, until death do us part. You may now read the book (or this blog post, rather. I don’t know. This was a weird reference to make). Fast forward to middle and high school. My favorite authors inspired me to try my hand at writing, and I loved stringing words together. Sentences are compact puzzles with endless solutions and no single right answer. When all the pieces fit, they have rhythm, a flow, an ability to make you think and see and question. I found I loved crafting stories, too â€" they were a way to grab handfuls of life and mold the directionless chaos into something meaningful. In high school, I wrote constantly in a red journal. I submitted pieces to my school’s literary magazine, later became co-editor-in-chief, and even won a school award for a piece I wrote. Then came time for college. Adults stopped saying, “You can do everything you put your mind to!” and instead requested that I condense my interests and life goals into a choice of major. I loved writing, but I was also a science nerd (huge surprise, I know). I sent in my applications, heard back from schools, and screamed internally and out loud when I got into MIT. How could I say no? One of the first things I learned as a student here is that you can’t be good at/do everything. When you’re young, there are a billion open doors you can walk through and explore, but at a certain point, you have to start closing them â€" especially when you have an intense academic workload, run on too little sleep, and must learn to manage your time. Everyone has certain doors, though, that they’re incapable of shutting. I decided to come to MIT and pursue bioengineering, but I did not want to give up on writing. This mission has been going okay so far. I joined The Tech, MIT’s student newspaper. I am now editor of its Campus Life section. I am planning on minoring in writing (either creative or science). I have enjoyed the writing courses I’ve taken so far, and I’ve met many a talented writer here. Just so you know I’m not sugar coating my experience, here are the truths you’d expect from a school whose STEM reputation is as monolithic as MIT’s: there are few undergraduate students who choose to major in writing (MIT offers creative writing, science writing, and digital media majors and minors). There exist students here who belittle the humanities. The atmosphere is very much charged with an enthusiasm for STEM, which may hide the arts communities from public view. And there will be many times when you’ll be too busy or tired or stressed to work on anything but your psets. Here are some truths that may surprise you about MIT: for every student who hates the humanities, there are a ton more who appreciate its value and understand its importance. MIT students are not just hardcore STEM nerds â€" I am friends with serious athletes, half the people on my floor are super into Dance Troupe, a friend on my floor is learning firespinning, my roommate plays six instruments (and is amazing at all of them, excluding the trumpet which she picked up this year), and so on. And though few undergraduate students choose to major in writing, a community of writers thrives. This community may be smaller than those in other schools, but it is alive and well. MIT has a literary magazine, Rune, a newspaper, a spoken word poetry club, a plethora of writing courses, and superstar professors. Our writing professors, including Junot Diaz and B.D. Colen, are Pulitzer Prize winners, bestselling authors, respected journalists, and more. If you know you’re serious about writing as a life path, I might not advise going to MIT without quite a bit of thought and talking it over with a 21W major. MIT is likely not the best place to be if you know that writing is your dream, but this really depends on you. I have friends who are aspiring writers, and they do not regret their time here. I personally write and read less now, and it is difficult to do other things I enjoy during weeks when I don’t seem to have any free time. However, for those who are passionate about STEM and writing/the arts in equal measure, it is possible to do both at MIT. It will take energy, work, and introspection about what you want to prioritize in your life, but these are necessary ingredients for the pursuit of just about anything. Here’s one final anecdote: the other day, I attended the Ilona Karmel writing prize awards dinner. In a cozy room tucked away in building 14E, students crammed around couches and tables with plates of Indian food and slices of cake (which was modeled after Margaret Atwood’s typewriter! I almost died when I saw it). The room was buzzing with conversation and energy and anticipation, and sitting in that room, I felt so grateful for this hidden gem of MIT’s population. Everyone there shared my love for words, and I didn’t feel out of place as someone who’d previously run into doors with a face full of book. From the outside looking in â€" and even from the inside â€" MIT can be an intimidating place for aspiring writers. However, if you know there are some doors you just can’t close, you may be pleasantly surprised by what you find when you read between the lines. Visual Arts To be honest, I was pretty scared to write this blog post. So much so, that I managed to put 3 weeks between when Ben asked me to write one, and when I actually made a blank google doc. I guess I have been afraid that when I actually let loose and press brains against paper, the resulting imprint would be something unhappy and morbid. Okay let’s start over: -Hi! I’m about to talk a lot about myself, and hopefully conclude with something relevant to you. -I am course 6-3 (computer science major for those of you yet to be indoctrinated into the Institutes habit of numbering everything).My favorite living thing in the world is my dog Bean/Dou Dou (sorry everyone else). -I would like to be a visual development artist someday. What is a visual development artist? S/he is the person who decides what the world of a movie, game, or tv show will look like before it is actually produced. -(Here’s some awesome concept art: Lilo and Stitch, Tangled,Zootopia, emperor’s new groove, star wars, star wars, star wars, harry potter, guild wars 2, http://www.simonstalenhag.se/, moana) -Really, it’s the coolest job in the world for people who like to draw, read, and daydream. (a.k.a. me) However-in-general-as-a-person-overall. I also enjoy solving problems and building things; in high school I was really into science olympiad, and at one point decided I loved ecology/biology after following a grad student around an evolution lab at U Chicago for a summer. I’ve always counted myself amongst the nerd crowd growing up, and never imagined I would be anything else than someone that builds things. This changed when, as a junior in high school, I had the fortune to be able to take a summer art course on visual development; I spent 4 weeks developing a concept project built around a story I wrote, for which I designed characters, environments, props, vehicles, storyboards. It is hard for me to state how much that experience meant to me. It was as if I had been walking on my hands and writing with my feet my entire life, and someone came over and said “Hey, why don’t you try walking upside down?” And everything felt like it was meant to work that way. I tried to get back into academics the semester after that summer, but everything felt flat and uninteresting; I ended up spending a lot of time out of school that year, drawing things instead, trying to make a portfolio that would get me into a concept art/industrial design program that my parents would accept. I dropped all of my clubs; I quit science olympiad, science fair, etc etc and almost dropped out of honors classes t o save time until my counselor refused to sign the form. Somewhere in between this, I got into MIT. My dad cried. To art school, I got rejected once (I applied secretly and was going to ask my parents if I could graduate high school early), and accepted once (during the normal application cycle). I cried. The next fall, I came to MIT; I chose the dorm Senior House, where there are a lot musicians and artists, and was temped there during REX (dorm exploration week). I FYRE’d into Burton-Conner after REX ended. I told everyone it was because I wanted to live somewhere quieter, but it was really because I felt like I had to give up art if I was to take on MIT, and there were too many people there that I vibed with too hard. (Burton-Conner’s great and I love it and the massive family I’ve accumulated there, don’t get me wrong) I spent most of freshman year trying to be an MIT student â€" or a least what I thought an MIT student should be. I tried to get internships, I took many course 6 classes, I tried to do too many things and burned out a bit, and I almost transferred to art school again; I ended up not because of a mix up in phone calls (that’s what I told myself and everyone else. It was really because I was still scared to do something I thought no one else was doing). This continued to the first half of sophomore year (last semester); I interviewed at a gajillion tech companies with my heart half into it, before landing what would be considered a very decent position, at a very decent software company, with very decent compensation for next summer. Yet, for the rest of the semester, I found myself constantly, aimlessly logging onto job boards and filling out design applications that I knew I wouldn’t get. I went to Blizzard’s on campus interviews with a portfolio of concept art, even knowing there would only be technical interviewers coming. I would spend a semester unconsciously looking for a way out of this very decent, very respectable and favorable situation, in as much denial as I could muster. Then this spring, a.k.a. right now; I took on a bunch of projects that were art and computer science; I became AR lead of the mural project in the tunnels, and began a UROP in the Media Lab where I got to do my own AR art project. One day, the supervisor for the internship I was supposed to do this summer emailed me this: “Our internship program this summer has been unfortunately canceled due to reorganization of the company”. I couldn’t feel anything but relieved. That was when I finally turned my head around, and looked up to confront the colossus of discontent that had been trailing behind me, dragging at my feet, ever since I got on campus. Throughout all of this I kept feeling that I should be happy despite everything; I am at the coolest place in the world with access to so many cool projects why can’t I just be enjoying this and diving in, instead of dithering over something I can do later? But the truth is, that just caught me up more beating myself up for not enjoying something I ‘should’ be enjoying. I think I knew from the beginning that I wanted to go to art school; but I was scared that if I went and it wasn’t what I thought it would be, I would have no way to get back to the ‘right way” of doing things (getting an undergrad degree, doing something technical and high paying in a respectable job). I also just never heard the words “I think you should go to art school instead of MIT”. My art teacher, the mentor I found in the visual development course, my parents, friends, etc all said otherwise; only one friend told me; hey I think you should just go to art school seeing as you’re dithering so much over something as big at MIT clearly you don’t particularly want to go. But everyone else said, “You’ll never run into something like MIT again; you can always go back to art”. And having been here for two years, I think that I have finally accepted that I should have gone to art school; I have come to terms with the fact that I don’t like computer science that much, I don’t like engineering that much, but that that’s okay. There’s nothing wrong with me for feeling that way. This doesn’t sound like such a big realization, but somehow it took me 2 years of feeling inadequate and wrong before I finally got to it. So to people out here who are in environments or situations where you have to choose between 2 things, where one is unequivocally objectively better than the other, but you can’t manage to feel that way: your feelings matter more than what’s better. Not equal, not less; it matters more, because for the rest of your life, YOU will be in control of where your life goes. All that matters is how you feel about what you do. Doing what you’re supposed to do, so that your life is something that everyone around you wants that won’t bring y ou happiness. Doing things that make you happy brings you happiness. (But also, if that choice isn’t something within your reach right now, I also do want to let you know it is possible to be happy here as an artist. For me, because I am interested in purely art in particular, and have neither interest in new media and conceptual art nor all the theory based design that is around here nor building software, it was a much longer path getting there. But I have found that a lot of the Virtual and Augmented/Mixed Reality projects going on are really interesting. Making games is also really fun, if anyone reading this who is interested in cs and art hasn’t already, try making something in Unity! Or Processing! Or Blender! Computer graphics is also a really good field to get into right now. This guy also has the most inspiring and beautifully immersive computer science/art projects I have seen. All of his work is amazing, but especially check out way to go, reflektor, sprawl II, neon bible. My personal fave is blabla. That said, art here is very much de sign. All of the computer graphics classes here will teach you technical skills how to build things, not what or why. I feel like I have not used my idea-making muscles for coursework in a long time. If you want to be an animator/concept artist/graphic designer/industrial designer go for it as much as you can. Take it from me, someone who didn’t.) Post Tagged #Course 21L - Literature #Course 21W - Writing #Course 6-3 - Computer Science #The Borderline at MIT

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Human Trafficking Has Become An International Crime

According to dictionary.com, human trafficking is the illegal practice of procuring or trading in human beings for the purpose of prostitution, forced labor, or other forms of exploitation. Human trafficking has become an international crime, affecting the lives of men, women, and children. There are several motives for human trafficking, but in Nepal, trafficking is mainly concentrated on domestic work and prostitution. While most people wouldn’t associate disease and post-traumatic stress disorder with victims of human trafficking, in reality, it tragically affects the lives of many women. Human trafficking exploits women in ways that include forced labor, slavery, servitude, sexual exploitation, or removal of human organs. In Nepal†¦show more content†¦These women and young girls not only suffer from being taken away from their families, but also dealing with being beaten, sexually abused, but also undergo mental strain and illness. The women who are trafficked suffer from a great deal of psychological abuse, leading to many mental health issues. In Cathy Zimmerman, Mazeda Hossain, and Charlotte Watt’s article, the authors describe different factors that lead to mental health issues in survivors. Traffickers use forms of intimidations to coerce women to obey and refrain from seeking rescue by threatening their loved ones and using blackmail. Because the women are being sold to different people constantly, their surroundings change uncontrollably, and often end up in unsafe environments. Due to these drastic changes and living in constant fear has lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which can cause sleep issues, nightmares, memory loss, violent outbursts, and other aggressive behavior. Along with PTSD, many survivors experience signs of depression, leading to self-harm, and even suicide. â€Å"17% of trafficked women who had worked as sex workers, scored over the cut-off point of measurement f or PTSD and 19% were over the cut-off on the depression scale† (Mental health of female survivors of human trafficking in

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Internet Of Things Is Defined - 1705 Words

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Prop 34 the Death Penalty Free Essays

The Death Penalty, also known as Capital Punishment is a world wide controversial issue. Should the death penalty be repealed and replaced with life imprisonment without possibility of parole? California voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot measure that would have repealed the state’s death penalty. Supporters against Prop 34 claim that California is broke and taxpayers would pay at least $50,000 annually, giving lifetime healthcare and housing to killers who tortured, raped, and murdered children, cops, mothers and fathers. We will write a custom essay sample on Prop 34: the Death Penalty or any similar topic only for you Order Now A yes on Prop. 4 states that no offenders would be sentenced to death under state law. Offenders who are currently under a sentence of death would be resentenced to life without the possibility of parole. The state would provide a total of $100 million in grants to local law enforcement agencies over the next four years. I strongly agree with a vote yes on Prop. 34. The death penalty isn’t an effective way to prevent or reduce a crime. Not only does this not prevent future crimes and murders, but sometimes the death penalty is applied unfairly to innocent people. Evidence has shown that more than 100 innocent people have been sentenced to death in the United States and some have been executed. Prop. 34 means that the state of California will never execute an innocent person. Franky Carrillo was 16 when he was arrested and wrongly convicted of murder in Los Angeles; it took 20 years to show his innocence. Judge LaDoris Cordell, from Santa Clara said â€Å"If someone’s executed and later found innocent, we can’t go back. † I agree with this judge because what if later we find evidence that the offender is innocent there no way we can bring someone back to life. So then again who has the right to take the life of a human, when God is the one who decides when our time on earth has come to an end. Life without parole would be less expensive than the death penalty. California’s death penalty is too costly and is hardly used. Only 13 people have been executed since 1967 and no one since 2006. Prisoners are put to death row but die of old age before they make it to there punishment. We waste millions of tax dollars on special housing for these inmates, when they just sit around doing nothing. To me it makes more sense to keep a killer in a prison for the rest of his/her life until they die. An impartial study found California will save nearly $1 billion in five years if we replace the death penalty with life in prison without possibility of parole. The savings would come from eliminating lawyers’ fees and special death row housing. California is broke and Prop. 34 will save us money. We all know that killing another person is the most evil crime that one can commit. But it seems that our government is being hypocritical when it states that capital punishment is allowable because, after all, the criminal did murder an innocent victim, and therefore should be killed. This is known as the â€Å"eye for an eye, and tooth for a tooth theory. † Of course, if we used this system all the time, there would be no need for laws. The majority of countries in Western Europe, North America and South have abandoned capital punishment. Why is it that the United States remains a user of capital punishment? The death penalty is the ultimate cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment. It denies criminals their natural born right to life. The death penalty should be abolished because it has never been shown to lower crime rates or stop serial killers from killing. It costs far more to execute a person than to keep him or her in prison for life. Capital punishment is against the humanity, we can find other alternatives to it. As Voltaire once said, â€Å"It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one. † How to cite Prop 34: the Death Penalty, Essay examples

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Guest Tek Interactive Entertainment Ltd †Free Samples to Students

Question: Discuss about the Guest Tek Interactive Entertainment Ltd. Answer: Introduction The Hotel Futuras management did the adoption of a plan for doing the utilization of the sunny indoor section of the lobby. This is being done for being considered as a service point in respect of morning as well as afternoon teas. Each tea service is operating for 2 hours only, i.e. 10:00am 12:00pm and 2:30pm 4:30pm. The room service kitchen does the preparation of the sandwiches and delivers them to the pass in the pastry section of the main production kitchen. The two food service attendants do the ordering as well as collecting of food orders for this outlet from the pastry section pass in the main production kitchen. The management of Hotel Futura did the adoption of a plan for utilizing a sunny indoor area of the lobby as a service point in respect of morning as well as afternoon teas. The area will be serving 250 customers per week and there will be the allocation of two existing food servive attendants in respect of 2.5 hours regarding each period o service. There will be the requirement of hiring one food service attendant for ensuring that the operation will be commencing seven days a week. Each tea service will be operating for 2 hours. The low tables that exist as well as the comfortable lobby style seating will be getting used. There can occur the utilization of a set of service fridges in the front kicthen regarding the storage as well as service of chilled alcoholic as well as non-alcohoic beverages. The aim of the operational plan is to do the installation of a full espresso coffee service station in the designated as well as doing the utilization of the existing coffee facilities inside the busy 24 hour coffee shop outlet, located 30 metres diagonally across the foyer. SWOT analysis of the business environment The strength of Hotel Futura is associated with what it does best, whch includes the serving of tasty food in its restaurant, providing quality service or providing dcor that give customers a memorable experience. The weakness that is associated with the hotel is not providing sufficient staff training regarding the wait staff, such as showcasing in what ways they should be attending to tables or explaining to culinary personnel in what ways the preparation as well as presentation of food should be done (Singal 2015). The opportunities will include finding ways that will support the restaurant to do the increasing of profits, like expanding or providing varied kinds of foods as well as beverages. Also, doing the utilization of a sunny indoor section of the lobby as a service point in respect of morning as well as afternoon teas. This will be fitting all the legal requirements in relation to the process regarding the serving of food. The legal requirements include registering the business name, trademark as well as domian name and also registering the business regarding taxes. The other competing restaurants that are located within the close vicinity of Hotel Futura might be representing a threat to the business of the hotel, particularly when similar kinds of food are being sold. Another threat could be consisting of the potential rising price regarding specific food items (Marane 2013). Detailed overview of the resource requirements Technology Technology is required to be used by Hotel Futura for the functioning of certain type of customer relationship management system. Also, the hotel will be using mobile tablets as well as smart phones for fiiting their strategic vision as well as operational processes. Human Resources needs There is the requirement of selecting effcient housekeepers, wait staffs, chefs or bartenders for improving the hospitality functioning within the hotel. This can be done by the human resource department through proper recruitment functions. The human resource department can also assist in the process of retaining the employees at the hotel by proposing various jncentive options (Patiar 2015). Financial requirements There is requirement for doing the prediction of the organizational costs and keeping a track of the financial resources. Also, to undertake the cash flow statements, as well as regarding cash management and capital expenditures budget (Hemdi 2014). Requirements for intellectual property rights The requirements for the intellectual property rights regarding Hotel Futura is to do the prevention of unauthorized third parties to get benefitted from that right. This will help in strengthening the competitiveness of Hotel Futura (Tracey 2015). The different stages associated with the contingency plan in respect of the operational planning stages are, Analying the risk There is the requirement for listing out every possible events that will be disrupting the operations. Determining the likelihood and impact of risks There is the possibility for coming up with a huge list of potential impacts, but certain events wil be so improbable that it might not be reasonable to do their inclusion within the plan (Warrick 2015). Developing and processing each item To do disaster recovery, or stages associated with te safeguarding of individuals as well as property during certain incident. Also, steps for keeping the business functional when an event is getting addressed. The overall timeframe required to implement the project will be nine weeks. In the first week , there will occur the preliminary market analysis. In the second, third and fourh week, there will occur the development of the preliminary product designs. In the fifth week, there will occur the development of detailed market plans. In the fifth and sixth week, there will occur the deevelopment of the detailed product design. In the seventh week, there will occur the finalizing of the product design. In the seventh and eight week, there will occur the ordering of production equipment. In the ninth week, there will occur The consultation requirements and provisions Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 A Doing preliminary market analysis B Developing preliminary product designs C Developing detailed market plans D Developing detailed product design E Finalizing product design F Ordering production equipment G Installing production equipment Figure 1 Gantt Chart (Source: Created by Author) Evaluation methods for measuring the performance Feedback Receiving proper feedback will be helping in the improvement of the operational plan. Monitor Constant monitoring is very effective to do the measurement of changes induced by implementation of the appropriate operational plan (Noordzy 2015). Key Performance Indicator The key performance indicators will assist Hotel Futura in defining as well as measuring the development toward the operational plan. The key performance indicators will be having three measurement horizons such as monitoring investment, monitoring adoption as well as monitoring health (Van Der Wagen 2015). The different options that have been researched in respect of the coffee machine will be including the aspect of finding the resource requirements that will be including the technological requirements, human resource requirements, finanicial requirements as well as requirements for intellectual property rights. The strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats that will be influencing the operational plan has also been found out. Morever, the timeframes required for implementing the project as well as the evaluation methods to measure the performance has been found out as well (Mutindi 2013). Overview of the Standard Operating Procedures Planning The various steps need to be found out that are currently done for completing the project of implementing this operation with staff. First Draft There the requirement for making a detailed list of the stages in the order in which they will be done. Internal Review Input should be received from all the staffs who will now be performing the process. They should be provided with the first draft and the procedure should be revised as per the requirement. External Review There can occur the involvement of the technial advisors and the procedure should get revised as per requirement. Testing The procedure should get tested by doing every step as it is stated and the procedure should get revised as per requirement. Posting A final draft will be made regarding the process and posted in the workplace. Training Training or re-training of the staffs will be done as per the requirement for following the procedure in an exact manner (Hsiao 2018). Job description for the role of food service attendant Communicating verbally with guests Filling the request of guests regarding food and beverages in a timely, effective as well as polite way. Gaining working knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures requireed for the performance of job functions. Ensuring quality relating to finished food product Monitoring as well as maintainig portion control (Hodari 2017). The workplace is comprising of operational procedures that will be including the kitchen operation, front-office, tourism, events, food and beverage, rooms division or administration. There is the requirement for monitoring, analyzing as well as reviewing the operational procedure that will be including the reviewing of the complaints from the customers about prolonged waiting prriods in respect of check-ins, prolonged waiting periods for food in the restaurant, as well as frequent errors in reconciliations at the end of the shift in front office. Listing of the Standard Procedures Planning The various steps need to be found out that are currently done for completing the project of implementing this operation with staff. First Draft There the requirement for making a detailed list of the stages in the order in which they will be done. Internal Review Input should be received from all the staffs who will now be performing the process. They should be provided with the first draft and the procedure should be revised as per the requirement. External Review There can occur the involvement of the technial advisors and the procedure should get revised as per requirement. Testing The procedure should get tested by doing every step as it is stated and the procedure should get revised as per requirement (McDonald 2016). Posting A final draft will be made regarding the process and posted in the workplace. Training Training or re-training of the staffs will be done as per the requirement for following the procedure in an exact manner. The findings will be associated with the process of observing as well as improving the existing procedures or to do the identification of the new processes for improving the operations. This will be including the workflow processes, cost effectiveness relating to products as well as services, issues relating to customer services, procedures relating to check-in and check-out, staff effectiveness as well as training requirements (El Haddad 2015). Certain issues were identified that were the reasons for shortfall during task observation. These are the issues relating to customer services as well as issues relating to staff effectiveness as well as training requirements. The customer service issues are relating to poor response to information request, lack of communication, repeated complaints regarding the same food items (Farzan 2015). The issues relating to staff effectiveness as well as training requirements will be including inefficient training of staffs regarding skills related with client servicing, underdevelopment as well as limited using of disciplinary processes, not reviewing the processes relating to the recruitment as well as selection. In respect of issues relating to customer services, certain strategies could be implemented for overcoming the shortfalls that have been identified such as retraining staffs as to how to provide responses to the requests of the customers, setting procedures for reducing the wait-time, training staffs in communication skills so that they can communicate in an effective manner with the customers. In respect of issues relating to staff effectiveness as well as training requirements, the strategies that will be implemented will be including the process of ensuring that the staffs are having a knowledge of the products as well as services, teamwork will be encouraged and rewards should be provided to the better performing staffs (Tang 2015). Potential cost factors for the suggested procedure In respect of the physical resources, Planning the use of physical resources Obtaining physical resources Ensuring the availability of physical resources Monitorin the use of physical resources In respect of the human resources, Planning the use of human resources Obtaining human resources Ensuring the availability of human resources Monitorin the use of human resources According to me, the strategies that have been implemented regarding the operation plan are considerd being very much viable because this will help in overcoming the issues relating to staff effectiveness as well as training requirements and also, the issues relating to customer services. The different cost factors have been cited in this regard. I do not think, there would be a more cost effective option. 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