Proactive, Reactive and Organizational behavior

Proactivity “In organizational behavior and industrial/organizational psychology, proactivity or proactive behavior by individuals refers to anticipatory, change-oriented and self-initiated behavior in situations, particularly in the workplace[citation needed]. Proactive behavior involves acting in advance of a future situation, rather than just reacting. It means taking control and making things happen rather than just adjusting to a […]

The 5 Stages of Loss and Grief

Kübler-Ross model “The stages, popularly known by the acronym DABDA, include:[3]

Denial — The first reaction is denial. In this stage individuals believe the diagnosis is somehow mistaken, and cling to a false, preferable reality. Anger — When the individual recognizes that denial cannot continue, it becomes frustrated, especially at proximate individuals. Certain psychological responses […]

On Message Queue Technologies

The Database As Queue Anti-Pattern “Why is it an anti-pattern? 1) polling either short interval hammers the db, or long interval makes system irresponsive. 2) polling queries should be fast, need to implement index, which makes inserts slow, contradiction. 3) clear records to make the table efficient, usually deletes are slow 4) sharing a database […]

ethical codes, Hippocratic oath, code of honor, morality

Hippocratic Oath “Original Oath

I swear by Apollo the physician, and Aesculapius the surgeon, likewise Hygeia and Panacea, and call all the gods and goddesses to witness, that I will observe and keep this underwritten oath, to the utmost of my power and judgment.

I will reverence my master who taught me the art. Equally […]

Social Stratification, Honor Code, Ethical Code

Social stratification “Social stratification is a society’s categorization of people into socioeconomic strata, based upon their occupation and income, wealth and social status, or derived power (social and political). As such, stratification is the relative social position of persons within a social group, category, geographic region, or social unit. In modern Western societies, social stratification […]

Mindfullness and Guided Meditation

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

Guided Meditations

Meditation “Secular meditation in the West

A collective meditation in Sri Lanka As stated by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a U.S. government entity within the National Institutes of Health that advocates various forms of Alternative Medicine, “Meditation may be practiced for many […]