Ethik für Dummies

Author: Christopher Panza,Adam Potthast

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527707107

Category: Ethics

Page: 324

View: 6567

Was ist der Unterschied zwischen richtig und falsch? Was sagten Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill und Thomas Hobbes zu diesem Thema? Christopher Panza und Adam Potthast helfen Ihnen, sich diesen einfachen Fragen mit den furchtbar komplizierten Antworten zu nähern. Sie erklären, wie sich Wissenschaft und Religion zur Ethik verhalten, was es mit der Goldenen Regel auf sich hat und vieles mehr. So ist dieses Buch der perfekte Begleiter für Sie, wenn Sie sich systematisch der Ethik und den daraus entstehenden Fragen nähern wollen.

Ethics For Dummies

Author: Christopher Panza,Adam Potthast

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470650443

Category: Philosophy

Page: 384

View: 3850

An easy-to-grasp guide to addressing the principles of ethics and applying them to daily life How do you define "good" versus "evil?" Do you know the difference between moral "truth" and moral relativity? Whether or not you know Aristotle from Hume, Ethics For Dummies will get you comfortable with the centuries-old study of ethical philosophy quickly and effectively! Ethics For Dummies is a practical, friendly guide that takes the headache out of the often-confusing subject of ethics. In plain English, it examines the controversial facets of ethical thought, explores the problem of evil, demystifies the writings and theories of such great thinkers through the ages as Aristotle, Confucius, Descartes, Kant, Nietzsche, and so much more. Provides the tools to tackle and understand today's important questions and ethical dilemmas Shows you how to apply the concepts and theories of ethical philosophy to your everyday life Other title by Panza: Existentialism For Dummies Whether you're currently enrolled in an ethics course or are interested in living a good life but are vexed with ethical complexities, Ethics For Dummies has you covered!

Business Ethics For Dummies

Author: Norman E. Bowie,Meg Schnieder

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118020626

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 8572

The tools you need to deal with ethical dilemmas in business In today's world, it's increasingly important for all businesses and government agencies to implement ethical conduct in the workplace. Therefore, business ethics has become required coursework for most students in undergraduate and postgraduate business programs. Mapping to a business ethics course, Business Ethics For Dummies examines ethical theory and discusses the moral issues facing corporate America. It covers topics such as conflicts of interest, trade secrets and insider trading, product safety and product liability, hiring, drug testing, sexual harassment, diversity, and much more. The basics of ethics and making ethical decisions How-tos on incorporating business ethics in the workplace A discussion of moral issues facing corporate America Packed with easy-to-understand explanations and examples, Business Ethics For Dummies is a helpful resource for students, professors, business owners, managers, and CEOs who seek a clear understanding of the importance of ethics.

Philosophy & Ethics For Dummies 2 eBook Bundle: Philosophy For Dummies & Ethics For Dummies

Author: Tom Morris,Christopher Panza,Adam Potthast

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118595637

Category: Philosophy

Page: 768

View: 8339

Two complete eBooks for one low price! Created and compiled bythe publisher, this Philosophy & Ethics bundle brings togethertwo important titles in one, e-only bundle. With this specialbundle, you’ll get the complete text of the following twotitles: Philosophy For Dummies Philosophy For Dummies is for anyone who has everentertained a question about life and this world. In aconversational tone, the book's author – amodern-day scholar and lecturer – brings thegreatest wisdom of the past into the challenges that we face now.This refreshingly different guide explains philosophicalfundamentals and explores some of the strangest and deepestquestions ever posed to human beings, such as: How do we know anything? What does the word good mean? Are we ever really free? Do human beings have souls? Is there life after death? Is there a God? Is happiness really possible in our world? Ethics For Dummies An easy-to-grasp guide to addressing the principles of ethicsand applying them to daily life How do you define"good" versus "evil?" Do you know the difference between moral"truth" and moral relativity? Whether or not you know Aristotlefrom Hume, Ethics For Dummies will get you comfortable withthe centuries-old study of ethical philosophy quickly andeffectively! Ethics For Dummies is a practical,friendly guide that takes the headache out of the often-confusingsubject of ethics. In plain English, it examines the controversialfacets of ethical thought, explores the problem of evil,demystifies the writings and theories of such great thinkersthrough the ages as Aristotle, Confucius, Descartes, Kant,Nietzsche, and so much more. You’ll learn how to applythe concepts and theories of ethical philosophy to your everydaylife. Whether you're currently enrolled in an ethics courseor are interested in living a good life but are vexed with ethicalcomplexities, Ethics For Dummies has you covered! About the Author of Philosophy ForDummies Tom Morris, Ph.D., author of True Success and other books,taught philosophy at Notre Dame University for 15 years andcurrently heads the Morris Institute for Human Values. About the Authors of Ethics For Dummies Christopher Panza, PhD, is an associate professor of philosophyat Drury University and coauthor of Existentialism ForDummies. Adam Potthast, PhD, is an assistant professorof philosophy at Missouri University of Science andTechnology.

Medical Ethics For Dummies

Author: Jane Runzheimer,Linda Johnson Larsen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470946482

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 8839

A practical, insightful guide to the moral and ethical standards of healthcare Succeeding in the healthcare field means more than just making a diagnosis and writing a prescription. Healthcare professionals are responsible for convincing patients and their family members of the best course of action and treatments to follow, while knowing how to make the right moral and ethical choices, and so much more. Unlike daunting and expensive texts, Medical Ethics For Dummies offers an accessible and affordable course supplement for anyone studying medical or biomedical ethics. • Follows typical medical and biomedical ethics courses • Covers real ethical dilemmas doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers may face • Includes moral issues surrounding stem cell research, genetic engineering, euthanasia, and more Packed with helpful information, Medical Ethics For Dummies arms aspiring medical professionals with the philosophical and practical foundation for advancing in a field where critical ethical and moral decisions need to be rapidly and convincingly made.

Logik für Dummies

Author: Mark Zegarelli

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527657444

Category: Mathematics

Page: 358

View: 6278

Logik ist die Basis von Wissenschaft, aber auch eine Br?cke von Wissenschaft zum Alltag. So einfach sie scheint, so anspruchsvoll ist sie im Detail. Mark Zegarelli f?hrt Sie in "Logik f?r Dummies" systematisch in die Logik ein. Vom Paradoxon ?ber symbolische Logik bis zur Syllogistik l?sst er nichts aus und zeigt Ihnen, wie man Argumente pr?ft. Er arbeitet dabei mit anschaulichen Beispielen und schafft es so, dieses abstrakte Thema den Lesern nicht nur verst?ndlich zu machen, sondern ihnen auch Wert und Nutzen von Logik aufzuzeigen. Eine Einf?hrung, die den Wissensdurst stillt und Lust auf mehr macht.

Medical Career Basics Course For Dummies, 2 eBook Bundle

Medical Ethics For Dummies & Clinical Anatomy For Dummies

Author: Jane Runzheimer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118596897

Category: Medical

Page: 792

View: 9649

Two complete ebooks for one low price! Created and compiled bythe publisher, this medical school basics bundle bringstogether two of the bestselling For Dummies medical schooltitles in one, e-only bundle. With this special bundle,you’ll get the complete text of the followingtitles: Medical Ethics For Dummies Succeeding in the healthcare field means more than just making adiagnosis and writing a prescription. Healthcare professionals areresponsible for convincing patients and their family members of thebest course of action and treatments to follow, while knowing howto make the right moral and ethical choices. Unlike daunting andexpensive texts, Medical Ethics For Dummies offers anaccessible and affordable course supplement for anyone studyingmedical or biomedical ethics and includes moral issues surroundingstem cell research, genetic engineering, euthanasia, and muchmore. Clinical Anatomy For Dummies Clinical anatomy is the study of human anatomy as it relates toclinical practice. Unlike a basic anatomy and physiology coursedesigned to teach general anatomical knowledge, clinical anatomyfocuses on specific structures and issues that people may encounterin a clinical setting. Loaded with clear definitions, conciseexplanations, and plenty of full-color illustrations, ClinicalAnatomy For Dummies presents a friendly, unintimidatingoverview of the material covered in a typical college-levelClinical Anatomy course. About the Authors of Medical Ethics For Dummies Jane Runzheimer, MD, is a family physician who has served on theEthics Committee of Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park,Minnesota. Linda Johnson Larsen has written 24 books, many of whichhave an emphasis on health, and has been a patient advocate for herhusband and several family members. About the Authors of Clinical Anatomy For Dummies David Terfera, PhD, teaches biomedical sciences at theUniversity of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine. ShereenJegtvig, DC, MS, is a health and nutrition writer.

Philosophie für Dummies

Author: Tom Morris

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527707522

Category: Philosophy

Page: 285

View: 4267

Fanden Sie Philosophie eigentlich schon immer interessant, aber haben sich nie so recht herangetraut? Dann ist dies das Buch für Sie! ”Philosophie für Dummies“ ist eine Einführung in die Gedanken große Denker und die verschiedenen Disziplinen, aber vor allem auch eine Ermunterung, sich selbst Gedanken zu machen - über den Sinn des Lebens, ethische Vorstellungen, die Frage, was wir überhaupt wissen können ...

Ethik für Dummies

Author: Christopher Panza,Adam Potthast

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527707107

Category: Ethics

Page: 324

View: 5876

Was ist der Unterschied zwischen richtig und falsch? Was sagten Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill und Thomas Hobbes zu diesem Thema? Christopher Panza und Adam Potthast helfen Ihnen, sich diesen einfachen Fragen mit den furchtbar komplizierten Antworten zu nähern. Sie erklären, wie sich Wissenschaft und Religion zur Ethik verhalten, was es mit der Goldenen Regel auf sich hat und vieles mehr. So ist dieses Buch der perfekte Begleiter für Sie, wenn Sie sich systematisch der Ethik und den daraus entstehenden Fragen nähern wollen.

Persuasion and Influence For Dummies

Author: Elizabeth Kuhnke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470664029

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

View: 501

Many people want to gain trust or support in business and throughout life, but the true skill is doing so in a charming fashion! Whether you're convincing the boss about your much-deserved promotion or a busy restaurateur to offer a better table, the power of persuasion can help improve and increase your successes. Elizabeth Kuhnke, author of the bestselling Body Language For Dummies, guides the reader through easy-to-implement techniques that can turn a timid person into someone bursting with self confidence and the ability to influence. Topics covered will include: The key elements in becoming more persuasive - body language, listening skills, using persuasive words and actions Finding a common ground and establishing a connection with your audience Capturing their attention and keeping them interested Putting yourself across convincingly Getting things done through others Identifying the type of person you're dealing with - and responding in an appropriate manner

Religionen der Welt für Dummies

Author: Rabbi Marc Gellman,Monsignor Thomas Hartman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527697365

Category: Social Science

Page: 351

View: 2955

Über Religionen wird viel behauptet, noch mehr vermutet und wenig gewusst. "Religionen der Welt für Dummies" stellt Ihnen verschiedene Religionen vor, zeigt Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede. Marc Gellman und Thomas Hartman erzählen von heiligen Menschen und Schriften der Religionen und auch deren Standpunkten zu kritischen ethischen Fragen. Die Autoren schildern Ihnen, wie die Menschen ihren Glauben praktizieren, wo Religionen fatale Auswirkungen auf die Gesellschaft hatten und warum die "Goldene Regel" immer gilt. So liefert Ihnen das Buch einen objektiven Überblick über den Glauben der Menschen rund um die Welt.

Astronomie für Dummies

Author: Stephen P. Maran

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527687459

Category: Science

Page: 344

View: 1735

Finden auch Sie die Weiten des Kosmos faszinierend und fragen sich, wie Wissenschaftler so viel über Objekte in unerreichbarer Ferne wissen können? "Astronomie für Dummies" bringt Ihnen die Weiten des Universums näher: Erkunden Sie unser Sonnensystem, ferne Galaxien und die Milchstraße. Lesen Sie wie in einem Krimi von schwarzen Löchern, dem Asteroidengürtel und der Entstehung des Universums. Außerdem gibt Stephen Maran viele Tipps zur richtigen Ausrüstung eines Astronomen. So können Sie schon bald selbst nach den Sternen greifen.

Selling All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Consumer Dummies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118236297

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 696

View: 8632

Tried-and-true information and tips for selling like a pro Are you looking to enter the world of sales, or are you alreadya salesperson who's looking for new tips and tactics to expand yourbusiness? Whether you're in charge of your own selling career oryou're responsible for training and managing a professional salesforce, Selling All-In-One For Dummies features everythingyou need to know to improve your results. This valuable selling resource includes new ways to effectivelynetwork and prospect through the power of all the social medianetworking sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook, as wellas ways to optimize sales success through Webinars; the latest tipsand advice to build an appealing image; proven questioning methodsthat close sales; updated advice on keeping clients' business andbuilding their loyalty; and how to adapt presentations andtechniques. Proven methods and techniques that will lead to bigger salesand more loyal customers Advice on separating yourself from the pack Plus four chapters on selling in specialized areas frombiotechnology to real estate Selling All-In-One For Dummies is the authoritative guideto navigating the ever-changing and growing sales arena.

Java For Dummies

Author: Barry Burd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118051068

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 3744

Fundraising, Sponsoring und Spenden für Dummies

Author: John Mutz,Katherine Murray

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527657835

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 397

View: 6898

Gemeinnützige Organisationen nehmen immer häufiger Fundraiser ins Boot, um Mittel zu beschaffen. "Fundraising, Sponsoring und Spenden für Dummies" führt Sie in das Fundraising ein und begleitet Sie bei der Vorbereitung, Erstellung, Umsetzung und Bewertung eines Fundraising-Systems. Wie entwickeln Sie als Fundraiser einen Fundraising-Plan? Wie präsentieren Sie Ihr Anliegen überzeugend vor potenziellen Spendern? Wie finden Sie Spender und wie gewinnen Sie sie für Ihre Spendenaktion? Die Autoren zeigen Ihnen, welche Hilfsmittel und Kampagnen Ihnen zum Fundraising und Sponsoring zur Verfügung stehen, wie Sie ehrenamtliche Mitarbeiter suchen und finden, wie Sie für Ihre Organisation werben und wie Sie das Internet beim Fundraising nutzen können.

Java 2 For Dummies

Author: Barry A. Burd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764578499

Category: Computers

Page: 378

View: 6292

This updated bestseller covers programming essentials for thenewest version of Java, the popular platform-independent,object-oriented programming language The material is fully updated and focuses on the new Java SDK1.5, addressing the needs of new or inexperienced Javadevelopers The fun and easy writing style walks readers through Javasyntax basics and helps them write their first program Shows readers how to create basic Java objects and figure outwhen they can reuse existing code The new edition is also modified to better address the readerswho may have some programming knowledge, but who are new toJava

Practical Ethics for General Practice

Author: Wendy A Rogers,Annette Braunack-Mayer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019923552X

Category: Medical

Page: 229

View: 9009

General practitioners have obligations to patients in their care, the government for responsible use of resources, and to communities for the standard of health services provided. Ethics is at the heart of health services, dealing with fundamental questions about what ought to be valued, and why. The two disciplines inevitably impact upon each other, and this book brings them together to focus on practical ethics for general practitioners.The focus is on practicethroughout, ensuring through real cases and discussions with practitioners that the book is not abstract and esoteric in its discussion of philosophical principles, but that it is applicable in the real world of the doctor's surgery. Themes covered include the authors research-based account of trustand the doctor-patient relationship, acting in the patient's best interests, confidentiality, making decisions with patients, beginning and end of life issues, treating children and adolescents, and role conflicts in general practice.

GMAT For Dummies

Author: Scott A. Hatch,Lisa Zimmer Hatch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470099643

Category: Study Aids

Page: 364

View: 625

If you’re planning to apply for an MBA program, you’re required to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). And you thought your days of sharpening number 2 pencils were over! How do you prepare for such a comprehensive test? Never fear. GMAT For Dummies, Fifth Edition, puts at your fingertips everything you need to know to conquer the GMAT. This highly readable, friendly guide makes the study process as painless as possible, providing you with complete math and grammar reviews and all the preparation you need to maximize your score and outsmart your competition. You’ll discover how to: Understand the test’s format Bring the right stuff Make educated guesses Avoid the exam’s pitfalls Calm your nerves Save time and beat the clock This Fifth Edition is packed with plenty of updated practice questions so you can see just how the GMAT tests a particular concept. Our sample questions read just like the actual test questions, so you can get comfortable with the way the GMAT phrases questions and answer choices. You get plenty of tips on correctly answering the sentence correction, reading comprehension, and critical reading questions and tackling the analytical essays. There’s also a comprehensive math review of everything from number types to standard deviation and expanded coverage of statistics and probability. Each section ends with a mini practice test to prepare you for the two full-length practice tests featured in this easy-to-digest guide. You’ll see how to: Quickly eliminate incorrect answer choices Read passages quickly and effectively Break apart and analyze arguments Write a well-organized, compelling essay Tackle the data sufficiency math question type that only appears on the GMAT Use relaxation techniques if you start to panic during the test Complete with a scoring guide, explanatory answers, timesaving tips, math formulas you should memorize, and a list of writing errors to avoid, GMAT For Dummies is all you need to practice your skills, improve your score, and pass with flying colors.

Nanotechnologie für Dummies

Author: Richard D. Booker,Earl Boysen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527801898

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 286

View: 7250

Ob in der Chemie, Physik, Biologie, Medizin, Pharmazie oder den Materialwissenschaften: Die Nanotechnologie ist überall vertreten und gilt als Forschungsfeld der Zukunft. Schon heute verstecken sich in unserem Alltag viele nanotechnologische Anwendungen und ihre Zahl wächst ständig. Dank »Nanotechnologie für Dummies« erfahren Sie, wie Nanomaterialien erforscht und genutzt werden, welche Anwendungen in Zukunft möglich sein könnten und wie sogar die Umwelt von der Nanotechnologie profitieren kann. Die Autoren erläutern dabei alles leicht verständlich und lassen auch mögliche Risiken nicht außen vor. So lernen Sie alles, was Sie über dieses Trendthema wissen sollten.

Outsourcing For Dummies

Author: Ed Ashley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470226870

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 367

View: 1611

Think outsourcing may be the best way to enlarge your talent pool and increase your profits? Outsourcing For Dummies gives you hands-on, step-by-step guidance in implementing an effective and productive outsourcing program that reduces costs and improves your company?s capabilities. This practical, plain-English guide helps you prepare your people and plan an effective sourcing strategy. You?ll find plenty of tips on negotiating with vendors, get help in drafting a binding contract, and find out how to verify and maintain compliance. Plus you?ll get a handle on the importance of communicating with vendors; find ways to measure performance, productivity, and cost-effectiveness; get the lowdown on troubleshooting and solving outsourcing problems; and, if the arrangement isn?t working out, get advice on ending the deal. Discover how to: Determine the costs and risks of outsourcing Identify qualified suppliers and consultants Minimize the impact of outsourcing on your employees Define the scope of your outsourcing program Decide whether to go offshore, nearshore, or onshore Understand the impact of cultural differences on outsourcing Document objectives and review proposals Plan for the disruption in business operations Deal with international employees and vendors Manage outsourcing relationships Protect your data from piracy Avoid common outsourcing mistakes Outsourcing can be the best decision your company has ever made ?or the worst! Read Outsourcing For Dummies today, and get it right the first time.