using the results based lens can lead to inappropriate results at times please answer the following questions assuring you use proper citations and references

Topic: Applying the Results Based Lens

Using the results-based lens can lead to inappropriate results at times. Please answer the following questions, assuring you use proper citations and references.

  1. Find at least one public example of someone who has applied the results-based lens (one that has been published in a widely read source) within the last year. Specific examples can include when someone has exercised the abuse of power and/or hubris when seeking his or her desired outcome.
  2. Using the conceptual map on page 202 of your text, identify which ”dark side(s)” (blind spot, vice, risks, or hubris) applied to the example.
  3. How do you know that the results lens was applied inappropriately?
  4. How might you help to assure the results-based lens is not applied inappropriately in your personal and/or professional life?
  5. What strategies can you use to recognize and deal with the imbalance that can arise when applying this lens? Consider abuse of power and hubris when answering this question.

TEXTBOOK INFO:

Title: Everyday Ethics – With Gamekey Access Edition: 2nd (2012) Author: Baird, Catharyn Publisher: Tendril Presss

english 203

In Romans 12:1-2 Paul writes that we should not be conformed to the world but rather transformed by the renewing of our mind. Explain how we might approach secular texts with a Christian worldview—understanding how to read these texts without being conformed to all their ideas, yet still able to understand the text with discernment.

social media 72

Social Media

You have been assigned the task as Marketing Manager to scan social media web sites and try to mitigate the negative consumer postings from a recent crisis. Explain how organizations use social media to communicate with their consumers through a crisis and evaluate how the negative comments were handled by the organizations. Assess a recommendation for better communication and explain why.

The Social Media paper

  • Must be two to four double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least two scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate reference page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

edns 492 broader impacts essay

Audience, Purpose, and Tone

The purpose of this essay is to prompt you to analyze and articulate the environmental, societal, and/or economic impacts that engineering interventions can produce in contemporary settings. Your essay may be shared with alumni and faculty and therefore should be written to stand on its own, independent of the assignment prompt.

A great essay will address the prompt below in an provocative or insightful way. The best essays are usually built around a strong core example and persuasive arguments. Be persuasive with your essay, make a point, but be careful to acknowledge both sides of the issue. Finally, excellent essays are those that are provocative and controversial, with arguments supported by the literature. Good essays are interesting, but not particularly controversial.

The most common issues in argumentative essays submitted by students are:

  1. Essay does not follow an argumentative essay format; reads more like an informative essay or book report (check common argumentative essay formats online — lots of examples, guidelines, and resources) or is not terribly creative or controversial.
  2. Spelling, grammar, and typographical errors.
  3. Inappropriate tone, overuse of first person, narrative and personalized versus objective, vague or awkward language.
  4. No opposing viewpoints discussed and shot down.
  5. Essay lacks a thesis or central argument in one of the early sentences — you must take a stand, and that is the theme of the essay that you buttress and defend, while discussing and shooting down opposing views.
  6. Background, proponent views, opposing views, or other relevant information and statistics are not cited and included in references — must show evidence of research and preparation, review of literature, must support arguments and claims made.

There are various online resources to help you write persuasive arguments. Here is one from Purdue Online Writing Lab (Links to an external site.).

Organization

Use the provided template without any formatting changes. Please keep your word count between 1000 and 1500 words.

Essay Prompt

Designed systems can impact the behaviors of people and environments. Develop a position that argues how an engineered system has positively or negatively impacted the behavior of society, the environment, and/or the economy. The essay should be either related to your project or your field of engineering and use contemporary, concrete examples in the arguments.

MODIFICATION FOR ECDS:
You’ve done the research, and you can really get into broader impacts in ways that other student teams may not. Consider something related to your design using the Bridger and Luloff Criteria we have discussed in class and reflect on what it means to do engineering for communities.

Think about the prompt above in terms of

1) the design you’ve decided on 2) a technology or system that your design might change or modify 3) an instance of your design used elsewhere 4) a design option you’ve decided against 5) a technology or system in the community you are working with or 6) anything else that you think will serve you in your work right now

See:

Reframing_Eng_Capstone_Design_ASEE_Final (2).pdf

Essay Submission

A copy of the assignment must be submitted electronically, in PDF format, using this Canvas assignment submission link by or before the due date listed on the course schedule. Please make sure electronic file submissions do not exceed 2 mb. The Turn-It-In online plagiarism checker is integrated into this assignment and you will be able to see your submission’s originality report.

Broader Impacts Essay Awards

The faculty will select the 10 best essays from the class to send out to a panel of volunteer faculty and alumni judges. The authors of the top 10 essays will be contacted by a lead instructor, and the students will need to email a copy of their essay (in MS Word format).

Comply with this file-naming convention: Title-Broader Impacts.docx. These essays will be published in the Innovation Expo program and the authors will earn 10 points extra credit on their essay grade.

A panel of outside judges will select the top essays. Awards for 1st – 3rd place overall will be given at the Innovation Expo.

The top three authors will receive a plaque at the Graduation Reception. The 1st place finisher will have their name added to the enduring plaque located in the Brown Building Atrium. In addition, the top three authors will receive additional extra credit on their essay grade.

Rubric

Broader Impacts Essay Rubric

Broader Impacts Essay Rubric

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeRELEVANT: How well does the essay answer the question posed in the assignment prompt? Is the overall question the student poses controversial? Does the student demonstrate that they understand the intent of the assignment, especially pertaining to the Broader Impacts of engineering?

25.0 pts

Excellent

Addressed the assignment prompt in an especially controversial, interesting, insightful, mature, or novel way

22.0 pts

Good

Met most components of the criteria. Interesting but not particularly controversial.

20.0 pts

Adequate

Made an adequate attempt to address the different components of the criteria.

15.0 pts

Needs Improvement

Needs sufficient improvement to address the criteria.

10.0 pts

Poor

Poor attempt to address the criteria.

0.0 pts

Failed

Failed to answer the prompt; student did not understand the intent of the assignment at all.

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePERSUASIVE: Overall, is the essay successful in providing relevant arguments on different sides of the question or issue? Does it address the Broader Impacts of engineering in a global, economic, environmental, or societal context? Does it address contemporary issues? Is it creative or common? Is it thoughtful or mundane?

25.0 pts

Excellent

Inspiring, thought-provoking, and creative; strong evidence of the student’s engineering education; details strongly support concepts.

22.0 pts

Good

Met most components of the criteria. Interesting but not overly thought-provoking. Arguments are good but could be stronger.

20.0 pts

Adequate

Made an adequate attempt to address the different components of the criteria. Arguments are not particularly persuasive.

15.0 pts

Needs Improvement

Needs to be more convincing in the arguments. Essay is not overly creative, exciting or thoughtful.

10.0 pts

Poor

Poor attempt to address the criteria.

0.0 pts

Failed to provide a readable or reasonable essay.

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWELL WRITTEN: Assess the quality of the writing, especially the tone and style. Was the writing compact, efficient, concise, and punchy? Or was it rambling, narrative, overly personalized, more than minimal use of first person (I, we, our, us, me, my, etc.) or ANY use of second person (you)? Were sentences direct and specific, or vague (“this” or “these” without defining what “this” or “these” refers to within the same sentence)? Were there awkward sentences (often long sentences that can be broken up, or misuse of commas) that were difficult to follow or whose meaning could be misconstrued? Did the writing seem “noisy” or was it clean and to the point?

20.0 pts

Excellent tone and style. Essay could be considered for professional publication, and has practically none of the issues listed.

17.0 pts

Good

Writing is almost excellent — great except for one or two minor issues.

15.0 pts

Adequate

Writing is mostly good but could improve further — a few issues with sentences and tone here and there.

12.0 pts

Needs Improvement

Writing needs improvement for senior-level writing.

5.0 pts

Difficult to Read

Writing makes work difficult to read and process; quality of writing is a big distraction.

0.0 pts

Unacceptable Tone or Writing Quality

Inappropriate or unprofessional tone; errors of style that greatly inhibit readability.

20.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSpelling & Grammar: Did the student take care to avoid spelling and grammar errors? Does it show evidence of proofreading? Are there typographical errors?

10.0 pts

Practically no spelling or grammatical errors, strong evidence of proofreading and quality control; practically no typographical errors.

9.0 pts

Good

Minimal spelling, grammar, and typographical errors, perhaps one per page or less.

8.0 pts

Adequate

A couple of spelling, grammar, or typographical errors per page, but does not detract from the overall work.

7.0 pts

Needs Improvement

A few spelling, grammatical, or typographical errors per page; impacts readability; evidence of less care or proofreading in the work.

4.0 pts

Difficult to read

Pervasive spelling, grammatical, and typographical errors makes work difficult to read and process; errors are a significant distraction.

0.0 pts

Unacceptable / excessive level of spelling, grammar, and typographical errors.

Unacceptable level of spelling, grammar, and typographical errors; work is difficult to read and process.

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeArgumentative Essay Format: Essay follows one of a few common formats that typically include: 1. Relevant Title invoking the Thesis or stand taken 2. Thesis Statement that takes a stand, for which the essay will argue, often in the opening or an early paragraph 3. Background Information, often in the opening or an early paragraph 4. Proponents’ Arguments Discussed and Buttressed 5. Opponents’ Arguments Discussed and Shot Down 6. Strong Conclusion, closing, restating, and establishing a winning argument in light of the evidence provided 7. References for citations

10.0 pts

Excellent argumentative essay format, well-organized and formatted essay follows or improves on conventions and lends strength to the author’s arguments; progression is clear and easy to follow; a comprehensive argument is made.

9.0 pts

Good

Overall format is good, but lacking in an area, perhaps not uniformly well-formatted per argumentative essay expectations.

8.0 pts

Adequate

Some issues with argumentative essay format; perhaps lacks an explicit thesis, which must be construed from the context of the work; or perhaps a bit weak on proponent or opponent arguments; overall not a bad argumentative essay, but needs some polish and revisiting of typical argumentative essay formatting and content expectations.

7.0 pts

Needs Improvement

Essay makes somewhat of an argument and provides support, but main thrust or goal of the work is not readily evident; lacking significant consideration for opponent or proponent points of view; reads a bit more like an informative essay or a report on a topic rather than a persuasive or argumentative essay.

4.0 pts

Poor

It is not evident why this was written, or if any argument is being made over one issue or another; seems like an informative paper, book report, or a mere topic of interest for the author to share with the reader.

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeReferences & Citations: Background information and facts, proponents’ arguments, opponents’ arguments, statistics, and any relevant information which is not common knowledge are all cited at the relevant point in the text and corresponding references provided at the end of the paper per IEEE formatting expectations.

10.0 pts

Thoroughly Researched, Complete Citations & References in IEEE Format: Background information and facts, proponents’ arguments, opponents’ arguments, statistics, and any relevant information which is not common knowledge are all thoroughly cited at the relevant point in the text and corresponding references provided at the end of the paper per IEEE formatting expectations. All the author’s statements and arguments and perspectives claimed by others are well-cited and referenced without formatting errors. Higher quality, scholarly, and authoritative references used wherever appropriate and available.

9.0 pts

Good

Background information and facts, proponents’ arguments, opponents’ arguments, statistics, and any relevant information which is not common knowledge are NEARLY all thoroughly cited at the relevant point in the text and corresponding references provided at the end of the paper per IEEE formatting expectations. Perhaps a fact, statistic, or perspective needs a reference; perhaps the paper is well-researched, though there is a minor formatting issue. Perhaps a reference or two is of questionable quality or appropriateness, but only one or two of these minor issues, no pervasive problems.

8.0 pts

Adequate

A couple of additional citations and accompanying references would be appropriate and desired; a couple of formatting issues; some of the references are not appropriate, or are not scholarly or authoritative when they should be. Multiple minor issues.

7.0 pts

Needs Improvement

Citations and references provided mostly where needed and of questionable quality or formatting; lacking several appropriate citations and references.

4.0 pts

Poor

Lacking many citations and references to buttress claims made in terms of background, facts, perspectives, statistics. Minimal attempt at research and citation and references, perhaps also substantial formatting issues per IEEE guidelines.

0.0 pts

Unacceptable

Little to no evidence of research, citations, references, and formatting of these.

10.0 pts

Total Points: 100.0

discussion healthcare fraud vs marketing re brand amp peer response

Choose a healthcare fraud case from the link below, and answer the following questions:

  1. Provide an overview of the fraud case. Why did it resonate with you?
  2. If you were the manager assigned to rebrand the company, which marketing segmentation strategy (level) would you use?
  3. What would you do to ensure that the fraudulent activity would never happen again? Would you create a new policy?

PEER Regina

A Philadelphia area doctor was sentence to 12 months and one day in prison and ordered to pay $100,000 fine for the illegal distribution of oxycodone. I choose this topic because I worked with a nurse that used to steal patients pain medications for herself and others. She was such a good nurse that it was hard to believe that could such things. If I was the manager assigned to re-brand the company, I would use mass marketing. Mass marketing is an undifferentiated marketing strategy in which the organization decide to ignore niche marketing and attempts to appeal to the entire market with one strategy or one offer. The best way to prevent this from happening will be counting every medications at the end of each shift. I will also put a camera to watch every activities.

write out a memo type communication to your staff approach this part as if you are sending out a memo to your staff you will want to include what the change is and the rationale invite the staff to the training sessions part 2 create a 7 12 slide pr

Identify opportunities for waste reduction. Consider the following:

  • Setting: administrative, operational, clinical
  • Efficiency
  • Value to patient

Suggest a specific process change, for example eliminating supply waste, time management etc. The waste issue should be specific and propose a specific plan/intervention to address the waste issue.

There are two artifacts to be submitted this week, the memo and the power point with cited speakers notes.

Part 1- write out a Memo type communication to your staff. Approach this part as if you are sending out a memo to your staff. You will want to include what the change is and the rationale. Invite the staff to the training sessions. When explaining your findings, be sure to have a minimum of 2 peer reviewed articles/authors to support the rationale. This helps to make the communication an evidence-based communication and finding. 😊

Here are a few links on how to write a memo: Please be sure to follow the format for a memo including headings and cite your research with in-text citations.

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/590/04/

http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/AEP/BU113/English/memos_Word.htm

https://www.universalclass.com/articles/writing/business-writing/how-to-write-an-effective-business-memo.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzxRxj9N3Oo

Part 2- create a 7-12 slide presentation based on your communication above to present to your staff. Repeat the change and rationale. Then describe when and how the change will be implemented. A short timeline is always helpful for this type of project. Be sure to add in cited Speakers Notes and have a reference page. Please be sure to have a minimum of 2 peer reviewed articles/authors to support the change. Feel free to be creative.

summarizing previous project proposals 1

I have already written it but there are required changes that need to be made and there are more things that needs to be added can you help:Put the references page in APA format as well as the table of contents,The paper needs to be completely in 3rd person, and The paper is still really light on detail and context. I would suggest adding more to the risk portions and describing the finance sections.