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Education: How to Use Holistic Approaches to Manage Workplace Stress

Holistic Approaches for Stress Management Having a baby, a flat tire, moving to a new neighborhood, a new job; are all examples of stress. According to the Oxford dictionary (1996), stress is pressure or tensions. It can also be defined as any demand placed on a person that requires a response. Not all stress is bad;… Continue reading Education: How to Use Holistic Approaches to Manage Workplace Stress

Education: How to Identify the Factors Contributing to Stress at Work
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Education: How to Identify the Factors Contributing to Stress at Work

The Factors Contributing to Stress in the Workplace Stress takes shape in two main forms, everyday stressors, and catastrophic stressors. The stress experienced in the workplace can belong to either of these categories. Everyday stressors can further be sub-divided into life events and daily hassles (Garrison and Bly, 1997). A change in working hours, trouble… Continue reading Education: How to Identify the Factors Contributing to Stress at Work

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Education: The Impact of Stress on Work Productivity

Identifying Stress Symptoms and Their Impact on Work Productivity Individuals react to stress differently, but each person begins with the same physiological response. Stress responses place a lot of demand on the body and mind. Extreme stress response can be deadly, as the result may take the form of chronic disease; such as heart disease… Continue reading Education: The Impact of Stress on Work Productivity

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Education: Sophie’s Place, Socio-cultural Difficulties for the Disabled Pt 4

Sophie's Place Sophie’s Place is a haven for mentally and physically disabled children in Jamaica. Socio-cultural Difficulties Socio-culture is defined as of or involving both social and cultural factors according to the Lexicon student dictionary. The socio-cultural difficulties facing Sophie’s Place are many and include economic deprivation as the families for these children are not… Continue reading Education: Sophie’s Place, Socio-cultural Difficulties for the Disabled Pt 4

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Education: Sophie’s Place, Career Development Resources Available Pt 3

Sophie's Place Sophie’s Place is a haven for mentally and physically disabled children in Jamaica. Human Resource Sophie’s Place provides a substitute home for severely mentally and physically challenged, dependent, neglected children attempting to restore their broken lives. To accomplish this goal Sophie’s Place employs the assistance of long- and short-term volunteers, administrative staff, an… Continue reading Education: Sophie’s Place, Career Development Resources Available Pt 3

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Education: Sophie’s Place, Career Development for the Disabled Pt 2

Sophie's Place Sophie’s Place is a haven for mentally and physically disabled children in Jamaica. Career Planning Approaches Duane Brown (2003) agreed with Super (1976, p. 4) when he wrote that career is “... the course of events which constitutes a life; the sequence of occupations and other life roles which combine to express one’s… Continue reading Education: Sophie’s Place, Career Development for the Disabled Pt 2

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Education: Sophie’s Place in Jamaica, Home for the Disabled

Sophie's Place Sophie’s Place is a haven for mentally and physically disabled children in Jamaica. The Facility Located off the Gordon Town main road is a set of quaint little buildings which houses Sophie’s Place. It is aptly named for the remembrance of its original benefactor’s daughter. Dr Trevor Hope, the original occupant of the… Continue reading Education: Sophie’s Place in Jamaica, Home for the Disabled

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Education: The Fundamentals of Communication

According to Oxford (1996), Communication means the “science and practice of transmitting information”. Communication may be transferred in the form of a phone call, letter, announcement, memo, email, gesture, smile, nod, etc. In other words, it may be verbal or nonverbal. The information sent should be understood by both the sender and the receiver in… Continue reading Education: The Fundamentals of Communication

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Education: The Negative Impact of Group Assignments

Dealing with Group Assignments The Impact/Implications of forced group assignments ... especially at the tertiary level on an individual student's final grade and morale. That was my suggestion for tonight's group assignment and without even an objective consideration it was disregarded. The two naysayers started to question, how easy it would be to find viable… Continue reading Education: The Negative Impact of Group Assignments

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Education: How Education and Gender Impact Work – Part 3

Education The community needs individuals to perform a wide array of crucial functions if it is to prosper but if a community elects to reward only a small number of those functions, say, entrepreneurial success, then a condemnation of that society ensues. As a neo-Darwinian, John Dewey believed the key to survival is diversity not… Continue reading Education: How Education and Gender Impact Work – Part 3