I have to work on this paper in sections. You will see the first sections complete. I would like these reviewed for grammar because I did them myself. The next sections I need done are outlined in the document attached. The entire paper will not be complete – Just the sections listed in the rubric.
compare RolandLinks to an external site. to the other epic heroes we have encountered so far in the course, Gilgamesh and Odysseus.
What characteristics does he share with each of them?
How is he different from them?
Out of the three of them, whom do you feel is the most “heroic”? Why?
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Write a short, objective summary of 250-500 words which summarizes the main ideas being put forward by the author in this selection:
“What Makes Right Acts Right?” by W. D. Ross
Read RAT 7 topic attachment and then based on the instructions create a 2-page discussion post. Please use at least five outside sources to back up your analysis. Please adhere to the grading rubric and ensure you meet all of the “excellent” qualifications.
You are the Union President and have been tasked with developing the Union proposals for the upcoming negotiations with. Your members had a 1% increase in wages for each of the three previous years of the current three-year agreement. You know, for a fact, that Management employees received a 5% annual pay increase, 500% more than your members. Your members know this as well, and they are livid. Your Union members have charged you with doing far more in the upcoming negotiations, as a 1% increase in wages is far less than the current rate of inflation and they have told you in no uncertain terms they will not stand for any more such treatment.
While the Management team has attempted to keep salary increases a secret you know from talking with many salary employees that HCC managers received 5% across-the-board annual raises for each of the past three years which has caused considerable resentment among your union rank-and-file. You have heard that future managerial compensation increases will take the form of at-risk annual lump-sum bonuses based on achieving the projected strategic yearly goals in Item 1 over the next three years.
You are also hearing rumors that Management is planning significant investments into the site to upgrade its production equipment. Overall, this is a good sign, as a large capital investment means the plant will stay, but you have also heard that this new equipment will eliminate 30-50 Production employee jobs. This reduction will be a major issue for your members, as you are not interested in bargaining jobs away.
The average hourly wage for Production employees at the site is $16.00 per hour. The employees work a 40-hour week. Little to no overtime is worked. Thus, the average annual wage for Production employees equals $33,280 dollars per year. There are currently 1000 Union production workers in the bargaining unit.
You are planning on starting negotiations with the Company with a proposed 8% annual increase in wages for each of the following three years. Your minimum level of wage increase is 3% per year.
For the purpose of this exercise, you will cost out proposals for only the first year of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
In previous negotiations in years past the Management negotiation team has always stated they may elect to lockout labor at any time if it believes that no reasonable progress has been made in negotiations. However, you know that work stoppages will severely damage HCC customer relationships and its valued reputation as a firm dedicated to the prompt delivery of quality products. This is to your advantage
HCC employees currently have a first-dollar (no deductible or co-pay) health benefits package that costs $3,500 annually per employee. If left unchanged, the cost of health benefits is expected to increase 10% annually for each of the next three years.
You have heard through the grapevine that Management is seeking to drop the current health care plan and substitute it with an HMO-type plan, that costs less and has an annual deductible. This is not acceptable to you or the Union members, as your members have zero interest in changing to an HMO style medical plan. There have been far too many issues with employees in other firms being denied surgery or their choice of doctors that are outside of the HMO plan. You and your members have no interest in changing your medical plan, and your objective is to keep it exactly as it is
The current contract includes six paid holidays and two days of miscellaneous leave. For costing purposes – each holiday costs the company, on average, a total of $128,000 ($16/hour x 8 hours x 1000 employees = $128,000). The Union members has made it clear to you they. believe they deserve two additional holidays per year, which can be fixed or floating.
For or every 1% increase in hourly wages the total increase in cost equals per year, and compounded every year thereafter (1.00% increase x $16/hour x 2080 hours per year x 1000 employees equals $332,800). Your bottom line of 3% will equal close to $1 million dollars to your members
The 2nd shift differential is currently $0.15 cents per hour and hasn’t been increased in two decades. This is very low; Your going in position is to propose an increase to $1.00 per hour, with your lowest acceptable differential at $0.50 per hour. There are 300 Union employees on 2nd
The 3rd shift differential is currently $0.25 cents per hour, and hasn’t been increased in two decades. This is very low; Your going in position is to propose an increase to $1.00 per hour, with your lowest acceptable differential at $0.50 per hour. There are 300 Union employees on 3rd
Your Challenge by Union Members
The Union members have heard rumors of a layoff if new automated equipment is added. They are in favor of upgrading the antiquated equipment. They want you to ensure a fair severance package is negotiated, allowing enough employees to voluntarily retire, with severance, to avoid any involuntary layoffs.
In summary – Your Union members have charged you to negotiate nothing less than the following:
A minimum 3% raise for each year of the new agreement
Two additional paid holidays per year
A 50 cents per hour increase in 2nd & 3rd shift differential
Maintaining the existing health care plan as is.
From your perspective, you expect to hear the Management group tell you that the amount of dollars the Union is demanding for increases is quite high, and that the Union must be willing to change the health care plan, as its current cost structure is not feasible. Your answer to the
Management team is quite clear – for the past three years the management employees received a 5% raise, each year for the past three years, while your Union members received an annual 1% increase, a total increase in pay that is 12% higher than your members. From your perspective, the company has a lot of nerve to imply that your Union members must financially suffer while Management enjoys well above-average pay raises.
This should explain what you have done so far and/or what you plan to do. It should include the theory you are using/intend to use and some expected findings.
your free to write anyhing but its mostly a research field note sort of assignment
Review the Case Study 5.1 Designing and Implementing a Rewards System at Disk Drives, Inc. then answer the case questions. Follow the Written Assignment Guidelines provided in the syllabus.
1. Does DDI need a new performance system to account for the structural and management process changes they are contemplating? Why or why not?
2. Assuming a modification to the performance management system is necessary; describe the features of a system you would recommend. What changes need to be made in the goal setting, feedback/appraisal, and reward systems at DDI?
3. Describe the change management process you would use to design and implement the new system. What roles and responsibilities should the executive team take on? How fast should the system be implemented?
Respond to these two student discussions. More instructions are attached.
Student 1: Take some time to look up some SUD-related services that are provided here in Leon County. List a sample of service providers that you identified and describe what benefits your client might be able to receive at that provider if you were to refer them there.
When I looked up resources in Leon County, I came across the website “Adult and Community Education Leon County Human Services Resources Guide 2019-2020”. Services listed under substance abuse and addiction included but were not limited to alcoholic anonymous (AA), a 24-hour hotline that I would provide all clients in my services. In addition, over a dozen resources were listed for SUD services. Two centers I highlighted were:
Apalachee center is a mental health facility in Leon County that provides co-occurring disorders treatments for clients with mental health disorders and substance use disorders (https://apalacheecenter.org/adult-services/)
Life Recovery Center is a private rehab facility in Tallahassee, Florida. The center treats alcoholism, opioid addiction, substance and mental health, and substance abuse. Based on the center’s programs, it provides an array of services such for the military, LGBTQ+, Postpartum, young adults, women, men, etc. Understanding that the center offers diverse services, I would recommend this to clients, especially with the sliding scale payment assistance (https://www.aceleon.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/ACE-Leon-Human-Services-Resource-Guide-2019-2020.pdfLinks to an external site.)
Based on reviewing the resources in Leon County, I likely would refer clients to the life recovery center based on the abundance of diversity in services offered.
Do this same exercise for Franklin County, a more rural county just South of Leon.
When I googled the local substance use supports, only half a dozen agencies were listed, with two services being through ministries or churches. Finding a diverse service facility for Substance Use Disorders was difficult due to the lack of providers.
Services offered in Franklin County are through centers such as Professional counseling services and Titus 2 partnership.Professional counseling services that provide crisis stabilization and outpatient services.Titus 2 partnership is another agency that provides education, mentorship, and discipleship for recovery.
I do not think any of the listed agencies has support for all individuals in recovery. For example, there are numerous resources for children and women suffering from SUDS through Bethel village of Panama City Rescue Mission and Titus 2 partnership. However, there are only so many centers, and many have limitations on services provided.
This exercise will illustrate how resources change in urban to rural settings. Please discuss with your group members how you will be content with the limited resources available to your client base of their physical location.
It is interesting to see the lack of resources in rural settings that provide diverse backgrounds. I would argue that the services offered in rural areas lack awareness of different cultures, evidenced by the lack of support for the LGBTQ+ community and a lack of inclusion in services. Many outlined supporting only women and children or being a community center.
What other factors may limit accessibility?
Client transportation and location may limit accessibility due to the lack of demand for specific services. For example, Leon County may provide more unique services and serve more populations due to the need. However, Franklin county may not offer these services due to the lack of interest or diversity within the population being served. In addition, I would argue that in more rural areas seeking help is less frequent than in an urban setting due to the location of agencies and inaccessibility due to distance away from home.
Student 2: Take some time to look up some SUD-related services that are provided here in Leon County. List a sample of service providers that you identified and describe what services your client might be able to receive at that provider if you were to refer them there.
New Season Treatment Center – Opioid Addiction Treatment Center, Counseling, Medically supervised withdrawal, Medication-assisted Treatment
Avalon Treatment Center – Outpatient Treatment Program
Anchor Treatment Program – Substance Abuse Assessment and Faith-Based Treatment
Big Bend Homeless Coalition – Residential Long-Term Rehabilitation and substance treatment Center, Permanent Housing for Veterans
Teen Challenge – Residential Long-Term Rehabilitation and substance treatment Center for men, Christian Rehab Treatment, Faith-based
Courage to be Alateen – Rehab for Adolescents and College students
MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) – Drug Prevention and Education Center
Oxford House– Military Rehab programs, transitional housing, Rehab for Veterans
SADD (Students against destructive decisions) – Substance rehab for College Students, Drug Prevention and Education
Townsend Addiction Recovery Center – Substance Abuse Treatment
A Life Recovery Center – Substance Abuse Treatment
Do this same exercise for Franklin County, a more rural county just South of Leon.
The only SUD-related services that I found provided in Franklin County is the Apalachee Center which provides care management, Psychiatric Assessment, and treatment, and adult and children’s services
This exercise will illustrate how resources change in urban to rural settings. Discuss with the members of your group how you will be content with limited resources that may be available to your client base of their physical location.
There is a drastic change in the service that is provided from Leon County to Franklin County. Ways that I can content with limited resources due to the client’s physical location is to screen and assess the needs of the client. SBIRT Can help to assess whether a client just requires a brief intervention that is appropriate for people who are identified through screening to be at moderate risk for substance use problems (Lee, 2022). This could be as simple as engaging the person in a short conversation and providing feedback, advice, and support (Lee, 2022). There are many online resources for clients as well. Additional resources that I found were virtual narcotics anonymous and alcoholics anonymous meetings. There are virtual mental health services available that can be accessed.
What other factors may limit accessibility?
During my research, I found that Leon accepts referrals from Franklin County for mental health and substance use. Many of the resources are for long-term transitional housing. Other factors that may limit accessibility are lack of income. As a social worker, I may need to help a client apply for state and local resources for food and income. Lack of access to technology. There are some programs that provide reduced charges for internet access, programs that give free phones, and even assistance with a computer (Florida Health, 2022). The Florida Health Department has many programs and resources that are available to clients in need of services. Many of these programs and applications can be accessed online.
Lee, J., D. (2022). Module 6: Screening and assessment. [PowerPoint slides]. College of Social
Work, Florida State University. https://canvas.fsu.edu/courses/215371/files/18515592?
Florida Health (2022). Programs & services. Department of Children and Families.
Our term paper for semester. we have t submit the first publish #1 which is the PART 1 highlighted in Yellow. on page 8 on the instructions paper. writer should please read the instructions. our team clinical problem is ”Hospital Acquired Infection” and the practice setting is ”Brooklyn Hospital Center Ortho/Surgical unit”
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In 750-1,000 words, develop a testing scenario and a testing mitigation plan to validate the functionalities of the proposed informatics solution.
Include the following:
Justify the purpose of your proposed testing scenario, how you developed it, and how it applies to your proposed informatics project.
Determine and discuss the items that need to be tested. Explain why these items are crucial in the testing process.
Propose strategies for implementing the testing. Include stakeholders crucial to the testing process.
Determine what specific elements are required for the testing phase and how the information will be gathered and analyzed.
Determine how the test results will be documented. Describe a post-testing mitigation plan for improving the informatics solution.