reflecting writing

Reflective journal that considers how course has shaped ideas and developed skills useful for learning and leading in the future.

Assessment details: Discuss your major observations about leadership studied during the semester. This exercise should be written in the first person (i.e I did, I learned, I will). Although you need to write in the first person, this is an academic essay and should be referenced in the normal manner.
Take your leadership definition from Week 1 and discuss how your ideas have changed or been reinforced over the semester.
• What is your definition of leadership now?
• What have you learned about leadership through this subject that is of benefit to you and/or your organisation?
• What implications do your studies of leadership have for you in the future?
• What more do you need to learn or do? • How will you develop your own leadership knowledge and skills?
• Where are your developmental opportunities?
• How will you improve where improvement is needed?
Do not merely summarise each week’s readings. Instead, explain how the readings, class activities, discussions, films, and your observations have helped you understand and apply leadership concepts to your work or life experiences and/or goals, and where you will go from here to learn more and become a better leader.

Please use this book and additional resources to sate your reflection.
The book for this course is “This course will be conducted on the presumption that students have a copy of: Padilla, A. (2013). Leadership: Leaders, Followers, and Environments. Wiley.”

You can follow few points from book such as
1.Introductions Overview of the course; What is leadership? Why should we focus on leadership?
2 Classical Schools of Thought
3 Leadership: definitions and models
4 Nature or Nurture
5 Values and Ethics
6 Leadership and organisational culture
7 Leadership and gender
8 Positive leadership concepts
9 International approaches to leadership
10 Leadership development
11 Public and not-for-profit leadership Trends
But please don’t just explain the theories its must your own reflection about these things after doing this course.

Additional Resources:
Leadership: Nature or Nurture? Bryman, A. (1996) Leadership in organizations, in Handbook of Organization Studies, London: Sage, pp.276-292.
Cawthon, D.L. (1996). Leadership: The great man theory revisited. Business Horizons, 39(3), 1-4.
Conger, J.A. (1991). Inspiring others: The language of leadership. Academy of Management Executive, 5(1), 31-45.
Goleman, D. (1998). What makes a leader? Harvard Business Review, 76(6), November December, 92-102.
Kirkpatrick, S.A. and Locke, E.A. (1991). Leadership: do traits matter? Academy of Management Executive, 5(2), 48-60.
Leadership: Values and Ethics Brown, M.E. and Trevino, L.K. (2006) Ethical leadership: A review and future directions. Leadership Quarterly, 17, 596-616.
Ralston, D.A., Holt, D.H., Terpstra, R.H. and Yu, K.C. (1997).
The impact of national culture and economic ideology on managerial work values: A study of the United States, Russia, Japan, and China. Journal of International Business Studies, First Quarter, 177-207.
Resick, C.J., Martin, G.S., Keating, M.A., Dickson, M.W., Kwan, H.K. & Peng. C. (2011). What Ethical Leadership Means to me: Asian, American and European Perspectives. Journal of Business Ethics. 101: 435-457

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MN405 Unit Title Data and Information Management

Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
Unit Code MN405
Unit Title Data and Information Management
Assessment Type Assignment 2 (T1 2017)
Assessment Title Model Development and implementation
Purpose of the assessment (with ULO Mapping) The purpose of this assignment is to develop skills in managing data in databases and to gain understanding of data model development and implementation using a commercially available database management system development tool.
On completion of this assignment students will be able to:
a. Model organisational information requirements using conceptual data modelling techniques.
b. Convert the conceptual data models into relational data model
Weight 60 Marks
Total Marks 20% of total assessment for the unit
Word limit No specific word limit
Due Date Lab class week 11
Description of this assignment: This assignment is to develop a data models, map and implement a Database System in a standard development environment to gain understanding of data model development and implementation
Submission Guidelines • All work must be submitted on Moodle by the due date along with a completed Assignment Cover Page.
• The assignment must be in MS Word format, 1.5 spacing, 11-pt Calibri (Body) font and 2.5 cm margins on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings.
• Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed appropriately at the end in a reference list using IEEE referencing style.
Extension • If an extension of time to submit work is required, a Special Consideration Application must be submitted directly to the School’s Administration Officer, in Melbourne on Level 6 or in Sydney on Level 7. You must submit this application three working days prior to the due date of the assignment. Further information is available at:
http://www.mit.edu.au/about-mit/institute-publications/policies-procedures-and-guidelines/specialconsiderationdeferment
Academic Misconduct
• Academic Misconduct is a serious offence. Depending on the seriousness of the case, penalties can vary from a written warning or zero marks to exclusion from the course or rescinding the degree. Students should make themselves familiar with the full policy and procedure available at: http://www.mit.edu.au/about-mit/institute-publications/policies-procedures-and-guidelines/Plagiarism-Academic-Misconduct-Policy-Procedure. For further information, please refer to the Academic Integrity Section in your Unit Description.
Assignment Description
(60 marks)
The officials at Frankston Airport have decided that all information related to the airport should be organized using a DBMS, and you’ve been hired to design the database. Your first task is to organize the information about all the airplanes that are stationed and maintained at the airport. The relevant information is as follows:
User view 1 requirement: Every airplane has a registration number, and each airplane is of a specific model.
User view 2 requirement: The airport accommodates a number of airplane models, and each model is identified by a model number (e.g., DC-10) and has a capacity and a weight.
User view 3 requirement: A number of technicians work at the airport. You need to store the name, SSN, address, phone number, and salary of each technician.
User view 4 requirement : Each technician is an expert on one or more plane model(s), and his or her expertise may overlap with that of other technicians. This information about technicians must also be recorded.
User view 5 requirement : Engine tests on a plane must be conducted by a technician who is an expert on that model.
User view 6 Requirement : Traffic controllers must have an annual medical examination. For each traffic controller, you must store the date of the most recent exam.
User view 7 requirement: All airport employees (including technicians) belong to a union. You must store the union membership number of each employee. You can assume that each employee is uniquely identified by the social security number.
a. Identify the entities in given business case above.
(10 Marks)
b. Identify suitable attributes for all entities identified in the above (a)
(10 Marks)
c. What are the statements which describe the relationships between entities? List all the statements in the business case.
(10 Marks)
d. Represent the structure of your database visually by using the entity-relationship (E-R) diagram.
(10 Marks)
2. Build this model using MS Access by creating these tables and Relationships in Access. Populate these tables with appropriate data, at least 3 records in each table. Include:
a. Relationship diagram created in Access. (Select database tools ?Relationships in the Access menu)
b. Data sheet view and design view of your tables.
(10 Marks)
3. Determine the functional Dependencies that exist in the following table and convert it to an equivalent collection of tables that are in third normal form.
Patient (PatientNum, HouseholdNum, PatientName, Street, City, State,
PostalCode, Balance,( ServiceCode, Description, Fee, date)
(10 Marks)

Marking criteria:
Marks are allocated for each part as above:
Marking Rubric for Assignment 1 –Part B: Total Marks 60
Excellent Very Good Good Satisfactory Unsatisfactory
Query Writing
Skills Evidence of accurate and well-
written queries Evidence of good query writing
Skills. Generally relevant. Displayed reasonable query
Writing skills Demonstrated little evidence of understanding the topic.
Identification
Demonstrated excellent ability to think critically Demonstrated good ability to think critically Demonstrated reasonable ability to think Demonstrated some ability to think critically but not complete Did not demonstrate ability to think critically
Analyse
Logic is clear and easy to follow Consistency logical and convincing Mostly consistent logical and convincing Adequate cohesion and conviction Argument is confused and disjointed
Design /Presentation
All elements are present and very well integrated. Components present with good cohesive Components present and mostly well integrated Most components present Report lacks structure.
Evaluate/justification
Excellent outstanding effort made Extremely good effort Good effort made but not outstanding Made some effort. Very little attempt.
Lazy effort with inaccuracies

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Assignment 2.2: Policemen of the World Final Paper

Due Week 10 and worth 120 points

You have already developed a thesis statement and developed an outline in which you explored two (2) real-life international incidents from the past five (5) years involving the United States as they received an elevated status as a world power. Now you will develop the final paper in which you explore your main points in detail.

Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:

Introduce your paper with your previously crafted thesis statement.Discuss two (2) international events involving the US military from the past five (5) years that can be traced back to a foreign policy created after the Civil War.Discuss three (3) aspects of US history since 1865 that has led to the US’s rise as a world super power policeman.Identify three to five (3-5) international incidents since World War II where America has taken on a policing role.Determine three to five (3-5) driving forces that fueled international policy decisions involving the international incidents you outlined previously. (Consider treaties, exit strategies, elections, wars, etc.)Use at least three (3) academic references besides or in addition to the textbook. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Analyze the rise of the United States to a world “superpower” and how that status has shaped its internal developments in recent decades.Recognize the major turning points in American history since the Civil War.Use technology and information resources to research issues in contemporary U.S. history.Write clearly and concisely about contemporary U.S. history

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Assignment 3: Creating Training Tools

Assignment 3: Creating Training Tools Due Week 9 and worth 200 points

Imagine your manager has requested that everyone in the company take the StrengthsFinder test. Now, your manager has asked you to put together a training tool on how to best coach and develop employees in the decision making process who have varied strengths.

Write a three to five (3-5) page document for your manager in which you:

Describe a decision-making process for employees with two different strengths. Determine how the process might be approached differently for each employee to produce the best results. Use scenarios to convey your idea.Explain how a manager could develop employees with different strengths. Use scenarios to convey your idea.Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Explain the decision-making process management uses to develop viable courses of action to a variety of management situations.Explain the multiple aspects of the managerial planning process and the application of various business- and corporate-level strategies.Use technology and information resources to research issues in management concepts.Write clearly and concisely about management concepts using proper writing mechanics.

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Using the provided APA template paper, prepare minimum 350-word, not to exceed 700-word paper answering the following questions:

Using the provided APA template paper, prepare minimum 350-word, not to exceed 700-word paper answering the following questions: What is the Ecological Footprint and biocapacity of the United States. Which is greater? What does this indicate? What is the Ecological Footprint and biocapacity of the country of your choice? How does it compare to the United States? Based on the results of the Ecological Footprint Calculator, what is your current Ecological Footprint? (in “Earth’s”) How many global acres does it take to support your lifestyle? Explain the breakdown of the global acres needed to support your lifestyle. Recalculate your Footprint using answers you predict will reflect your lifestyle in 5-10 years (bigger income, larger home, kids, more travel, etc. BE REALISTIC! ). What is your estimated future Footprint? Discuss your predicted changes in lifestyle. Do they increase or decrease your Footprint? In which categories? How and why? Paper MUST follow APA style formatting, and include a title page, reference page, and intext citations. USE the attached APA Style Paper Template.

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Assignment 3: Communication Dilemma

Assignment 3: Communication Dilemma—Getting Credit Due Week 10 and worth 260 points

In order to complete this assignment, refer to the Case Study titled “Communication Dilemma—Getting Credit” found in Chapter 7 of your Reeves textbook. In addition, use the Internet or Strayer Library to research the gender communication structure in three (3) countries of your choosing.

Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:

Propose three (3) lessons you can learn from gender communication in business. Suggest two (2) ways that gender communication in business can affect a business as a whole. Justify your response. Compare and contrast Robert’s and Claudia’s styles of communication. Next, speculate on three (3) ways that their communication styles impacted their handling of the situation. Provide support for your response. Imagine if you were in Robert’s shoes. Suggest three (3) ways that you could deal with the situation with Claudia. Next, imagine that you are Claudia. Suggest the main actions that you would take in this situation. Justify your response. Compare and contrast three (3) ways your selected countries’ gender communications are similar or differ. Next, identify one (1) common element from your selected countries’ gender communications; then, suggest two (2) reasons why this element is prevalent in all of your selected countries. If your selected countries’ gender communications do not share any common elements, suggest two (2) reasons as to why this is the case. Justify your response. Use at least two (2) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Recognize differences in ways men and women communicate in business. Use technology and information resources to research issues in women leadership. Write clearly and concisely about women in leadership using proper writing mechanics.

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Social and behavioral intelligence is crucial to presenting yourself as a professional and collaborating successfully with your peers and supervisors.

Social and behavioral intelligence is crucial to presenting yourself as a professional and collaborating successfully with your peers and supervisors. In the previous units, you explored and learned about what defines a professional presence. You reflected on your own current professional image and where growth and change would strengthen it. In this Assignment, you will create a standard PowerPoint presentation representing yourself as a professional. Be sure to reflect on what you have learned thus far in the course as you complete this Assignment. Instructions for creating a PowerPoint are listed in the Unit 5 Learning Activities as well as below. PowerPoint Basics Creating Effective PowerPoint Presentations Instructions: Your PowerPoint presentation should include a total of five slides using the following format: Slide 1: Cover page that includes assignment title, your name, course, section number, and date. Slide 2: Introduction—who you are and your chosen professional field.(child Psychologist) Slide 3: A brief overview of how you perceive yourself professionally. You may include a photo. Slide 4: A description of attributes which contribute to professionalism in your chosen field such as professional attire, communication, and behavior. Slide 5: Cite all sources you have used. Assignment Format PowerPoint Presentation with five slides Notes for the content slides (Slides 2, 3, and 4) should include speaker notes at the bottom of the slide Brief points should be included on the slide and detailed explanations for each point should be shared in the speaker notes of the slide Identify the source of any pictures you use

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There are many theories that attempt to explain criminal behavior. For this assignment you need to write a 2 to 3 page APA style paper on four theories of your choice.

There are many theories that attempt to explain criminal behavior. For this assignment you need to write a 2 to 3 page APA style paper on four theories of your choice. You need to select the theories and provide a detailed explanation of how this theory explains why people commit criminal acts. Make sure that your support your position with current research. Be sure to support your answers with material from the Reading and outside research (at least two outside sources from scholarly journal articles, Internet sources, the textbook articles from the Kaplan Online Library, and other course material.) The paper should contain a cover page and a list of references in APA style. All internal citation of outside sources plus the listing of all references should also adhere to APA style. Click the Directions icon below for additional details on formatting your paper

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Benchmark – Electronic Medical Records Essay

Although technology advances in the health care industry have been widespread, organizations continue to grapple with implementation challenges. It is important to understand how organizations identify needs and address obstacles. You can view this process through the lens of electronic medical records (EMR) implementation and the perspective of a health care leader.

Interview an upper-level manager (e.g., CEO, CFO, CIO, IT manager) in a hospital or other health care facility that has instituted electronic medical records. Your interview should last about 30 minutes in length and may be completed face-to-face or over the phone. The interview should focus on the implementation of the EMR system, including:

Factors that influenced the organization to institute the EMR system. Resistance to the decision-making process. Obstacles experienced during the initial EMR rollout. Overall impact on quality in health care since instituting the EMR system. Write a 1000-1,250 word paper summarizing the interview and the interviewee’s perspectives on the four points above. Your paper should also include a brief history of electronic medical records in the health care industry. How does the information gained in the interview match up with your readings/research on the subject?

Cite at least three references, including your textbook.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

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Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you discuss terrorism and related violence from a prior, large-scale, current event incident.

(TERRORISM PAPER) Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you discuss terrorism and related violence from a prior, large-scale, current event incident. Address the following in your paper: Provide an overview of the incident. Discuss the efforts made by the United States to combat this terrorism. Outline underlying factors or history involving this terrorism and related violence. Discuss how terrorists seek their victims. Discuss the goals of terrorist violence. Discuss current and future practices in response to terrorism and related violence. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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