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Warning Signs of Suicide

Warning Signs of Suicide Suicidal cases become a global challenges. Students  who attempt to kill themselves usually leave definite warning signs indicating their cry for help. Some clues are obvious whereas some are subtle. By reading this article, you would be able to help more people because suicidal is actually preventable. You should look out […]

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Key signals for the survival of a law enforcement officer

Title: “Key signals for the survival of a law enforcement officer” Author: José Manuel Petisco Rodríguez English translation: Jose Pacheco García Most people are unaware of the impact of their gait, position, gestures and even the tone of their voice when being chosen by some criminal as potential victims. Just us animals selects their victims […]

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Behavior modification strives to replace negative behaviors with positive behaviors or to develop entirely new behaviors.

Behavior modification strives to replace negative behaviors with positive behaviors or to develop entirely new behaviors. Basic principles of behavior modification  Classical conditioning (Ivan Pavlov): Environmental conditions reliably trigger certain behavior(s). Operant conditioning (Edward Thorndike and B. F. Skinner): Thorndike developed the Law of Effect based on the principle that behaviors are changed by their […]

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Asian Gestures

Asian Gestures Asian Pacific Cultural Values Unquestioning respect for authority. One is taught to respect those who lead, to be loyal, trustworthy and to follow through on assignments. Patriarchial authority of the elder. The parents define the law and the children are expected to abide by their requests and demands. The father is generally authoritarian, […]

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Gesture in China

Gesture in China GREETINGS GESTURES The western custom of shaking hands is the customary form of greeting, but often a nod of the head or slight bow is sufficient. Hugging and kissing when greeting are uncommon. Business cards are often exchanged, and yours should be printed in your own language and in Chinese. Also, it […]

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Attitudes Theory

Attitudes are an integral part of the workplace that directly impact employee behavior.  Understanding how people form attitudes, how those attitudes affect work behavior, and persuasion will help managers improve their ability to change counterproductive attitudes. A.        The ABC Model The ABC Model includes three areas: affect, behavioral intentions, and cognition.  Affect is the emotional […]

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