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The constitutional Act stipulates that every member of the society and worker has a right to social security. The stipulation ensures that workers and citizens including the retired employees are entitled to the provision of resources like food and shelter, financial and health services (Kurtakko, 2014).
However, various aspects of the modern economy affect people’s living conditions negatively. For instance, inflation raises living standards to levels that may not be affordable to all individuals in a country. Most economies are based on capitalism as opposed to socialism leaving people to strive independently to earn a decent living. The rise in the levels of unemployment may force people, especially the youth to engage in social evils like crime to earn a living. Due to the improvements in economic activities, manual labor has extensively been replaced by technology leaving some people unemployed (Vassallo, 2011).
The workplace environment is characterized by different attitudes that are attributable to different employees. In the ancient times, gender segregation left women with no position in the corporate world. However, in the recent years, the number of female employees in workplaces has been increasing significantly. Certain employees develop negative attitudes towards their female colleagues because they perceive them as an inferior gender. In marriages, Men are perceived as the family bread-winners and women are associated with household-oriented activities.
Economic advancements have impacted both positively and negatively on the sociological environment. The developments have been characterized by schemes such as Social Security that improve the social lives of people. However other characteristics like inflation impact negatively on the lives of people. Sociological perspectives on sociological aspects like and marriages gender in have also had
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Although sociology developed very late as a field of science, its standing compared to other sciences is as strong as ever. The concepts, contributors, terminologies, and generalizations of sociology help in the development of generally acceptable theories.
This essay needs to be completed NO LATER than 12:00 central time 6/4/2011. Please let me know if you have any questions or need any further information. Format: APA Topic: Introduction to Sociology 150 word min essay. discussion identifying three to four reasons that you believe the study of sociology is important to the work environment. (No references required) It is important to study sociology because it allows for the analysis of society at several different levels, and over time.
It also provides us with the information on the distribution of wealth, power and rights. Sociologists are, hence, in the search of the underlying factors that affect the lives of the people. They contribute to understand the most apparent and hidden influences to improve the lives.
The difficulties in defining social phenomena replicate differences within the field over the basic nature of the organization themselves, many of this becomes indefinite (Riley 15). Rational theories improve the initial definition of the definition they see organizations as instruments which are designed to accomplish objectives using the logical plans, rational division and impersonal rules.
It is even more interesting to have closer look at the workplace diversity in relation to the military organizations, as they represent number of challenges and peculiarities which should be taken into account during the development of the abovementioned strategies.
Workplace interpersonal hostility can dramatically impact on employee job satisfaction and well being, for victims, bullies and bystanders (Mikkelsen & Einarsen, 2001). Further, workplace bullying can incur high costs for organisations due to increases in employee absenteeism, high turnover over personnel, and decreased employee motivation and productivity, and perhaps even poor publicity for the organisation (Hoel, Einarsen & Cooper, 2003).