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Aging Out of Foster Care System: Problems and Programs of Young Adults

(Author: Clarrisse Abbott) Abstract This study examined the struggles that young adults will have after leaving the foster care system. My research was to find what the initial problems were and find out why they had these struggles as they made their transition. I discovered that after they had transitioned, they struggled with being homeless, financial problems and dropping out of school. My prediction was that they were not getting any help from programs after they left the system. So I looked into programs that were out there that could…

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Registered Nurses, Unions, and Job Satisfaction

(Author: Rashawn Montgomery-Woods)   Abstract For healthcare leaders,  it is important to recognize the topic of job satisfaction, unionization and how the two are related to nursing strikes should be explored throughout the industry. However, this research excludes other healthcare professionals and focuses solely on Registered Nurses, their job satisfaction, and the power this group holds including the ability to cease operations of the healthcare industry by striking and other healthcare professionals are excluded. The scope of the related literature may be limited to articles, books, online survey’s, and interviews….

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The Leader’s Toolbox: Basic Human Needs and Conflict in the Workplace

(Author: Jessica Rabbers)   Abstract This paper explores ten published articles that discuss research and expert opinion on leadership needs for conflict resolution. Primary focus is given to conflict resolution tools, and basic human needs education for leaders. Bolton (1979) investigates the importance of communication skills. Burton (1990) examines how conflict can be managed from a human needs theory approach. Cancialosi, C. (2014) educates how effective leadership tools and approaches to conflict resolution help leaders to thrive during change. Cufaude (2005) examines how leaders can develop their leadership style to…

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Victims of Domestic Sex Trafficking: Do Advocacy and Recovery Services Aid Rehabilitation?

(Author: April Rice-Johnson)   The recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration of sex trafficking victims is often a difficult, complex, and long-term process. Its complexity lies in the fact that it is a different process for each victim and recovery not only involves the victim, but also the community and culture within which the reintegration is to take place. Reintegration of victims of trafficking entails more than moving a victim back home or to another selected place. The process entails putting the pieces of the victim’s life back together in a way…

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Micromanaging Bosses: Do All Employees Dislike Them?

(Author: Jynné Ross) (12/05/2016)   Abstract There is usually a negative connotation attached to micromanagement. Many scholars have argued that this management style has adverse effects on productivity and employee job satisfaction. Other researchers have also argued that effective supervisors are good leaders who allow their staff autonomy at work. A study conducted on organizational climate found that employees feel that their immediate bosses cause them more stress than the actual work they perform. Considering that people spend many hours of the day on the job, it is crucial that…

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Fat Shaming: Bias and Hiring in the Yoga and Fitness Industry?

(Author: Kate Sargent) Abstract This study evaluates the presence and effects of weight bias in the yoga and fitness retail industry. Topics addressed are the appropriation of yoga and the thin, white, rich monopoly on yoga, and fat bias in yoga classes. Included is the evaluation of the fitness and yoga retail industry’s mistreatment of the fat/obese/overweight “plus size” client as well as the discrimination of larger size applicants in selling and management roles. The paper also addresses movements in progress to illuminate this discrimination and mistreatment, as well as…

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The Difficulty of Coming Out to a Latina Parent: Social Conflict Analysis

(Author: Jeri Ann Simpson)   Abstract Conflicts between adolescents and parents naturally arise.  However, conflict intensifies when a teenager discloses to a parent that they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.  Even more complicated is an adolescent coming out to a traditional, religious Latino parent.  An adverse reaction by a parent can impact the youth and destroy the rest of their lives. This topic is important to NCRP because the coming out process has never been analyzed and published using conflict principles.  Examining coming out conflicts through the lens of…

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