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Are Funeral Homes Nickel And Diming The Consumer To Death?, Anthony Fleege, Brian R. Powell Nov 2017

Are Funeral Homes Nickel And Diming The Consumer To Death?, Anthony Fleege, Brian R. Powell

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

Funeral prices vary greatly across the United States. Even in the same community prices can vary by hundreds or thousands of dollars for the same services. Based on existing data and from surveying funeral homes in all fifty states, we are trying to determine if the public is getting nickel and dimed to death by unnecessary or over -inflated prices.


Conflict Management Education In Medicine: Considerations For Curriculum Designers, Jeffery Kaufman May 2011

Conflict Management Education In Medicine: Considerations For Curriculum Designers, Jeffery Kaufman

Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development

It is important to address conflict in the medical field for a variety of reasons ranging from reducing turnover to increasing the quality of care received by patients. One way to assist with the management of medical conflict is by teaching resolution techniques to medical personnel. There is an opportunity for conflict management curriculum to address many of the issues facing physicians, administrators, staff and patients, however, it is also necessary for those developing that curriculum to understand the nature of the environment and appropriate conflict management tools to be used in that environment as part of the design process ...


Ethical Use Of Technology In The Workplace, Mark D. Threeton Aug 2010

Ethical Use Of Technology In The Workplace, Mark D. Threeton

Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development

This paper addresses the ethical issue of incumbent workers surfing the internet for personal reasons while on the clock at work. Internet surfing for personal reasons while at work is clearly a violation of public trust and is often times viewed as stealing time and money from an employer. This common workplace problem is costing employers billions in wasted salary dollars per year (Malachowski, 2005). The conclusion identifies solutions for workforce education professionals such as implementing strong ethical use of technology statements and seminars to combat this workplace problem.