2) include one golden line: copy down one interesting/useful quotation from the text, and explain why it is interesting to you.

In an initial post of 250 words or more, please respond to the following questions about the reading (not the slide deck):
1) Include an example of human connection: The theme of our new unit of study is examining success through the Power of Human Connection. In your own words, provide one specific example of how “The Power of Human Connection” is presented in the reading.
2) Include one Golden Line: Copy down one interesting/useful quotation from the text, and explain why it is interesting to you. [Note: Your Golden Line (the quotation you select) should be 1-3 sentences.]
3) Include a one-paragraph response: Respond to the reading (connections to personal experience, things you found interesting or troubling, connections to other things you have studied, etc.) Note: This is not a summary of the reading. Instead, write an “I Say-driven” response about your own thoughts and reactions.

Format requirements

Purpose
The prompt (topic) for the example essay is a product that says something about its purchaser. Students should convince the reader that the product illustrates the purchaser. Select a familiar topic. For example, an expensive sports car says something different about the purchaser than a compact, fuel-efficient car.
Instructions
After choosing a topic for the example essay, follow the eight steps of the writing process, including prewriting, focusing, organizing, and outlining and drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading the essay before submitting it to the instructor for evaluation.
Format Requirements
Write 500–600 words, five paragraph minimum
Follow standard paper format requirements
Refer to the Write and MLA Style sections in The Little Seagull Handbook for guidance in writing and formatting your essay. When the essay is complete, submit it here according to the instructor’s directions.
Download a set of planning worksheets to use in developing the essayDownload planning worksheets to use in developing the essay. Complete and submit the worksheets as directed by the instructor.

What turned into a spontaneous idea quickly became a productive brainstorming session.

Read the Point – Counter Point on Page 533 of Chapter Fifteen in your textbook. Take a position and then debate your position on the Discussion Board. Provide references to the textbook, consult outside sources, and reply to a minimum of 2 of your classmates.
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Eric Prum, cofounder of W&P Design in Brooklyn, New York, and the rest of his 12 coworkers share a single room on the fourth floor of an open-air, converted warehouse. Although it can occasionally be noisy, the layout has led to some very productive brainstorming sessions. In fact, their latest project, ¡Buenos Nachos!, was a direct result of the open-air office plan. The cofounders were discussing the idea for a hipster nacho cookbook in the office while the coworkers eavesdropped. What turned into a spontaneous idea quickly became a productive brainstorming session. From this open-air plan emerged a cookbook with over 75 recipes from famous chefs and celebrities, including Bill Hader, Andrew Zimmern, and Rachael Ray.
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Aside from cost minimization, the logic of the open-air office is that it is meant to tear down the physical barriers between people in the workplace. The functional communication among employees is maximized when these barriers are removed. Starting with the organization’s functional goals in mind, an open-air workplace can be tailored so that it accomplishes these goals by setting aside certain areas or spaces so that they are well suited to accomplish specific functions (e.g., a meeting area, a reading area, etc.). For example, the New York branding firm Collins altered aspects of the environment to work around any limitations of an open-air office, including arranging the tables so that no person faces another employee. Overall, Collins found, in their own internal research, that the open-air office improves a sense of shared vision and mission, community, and creativity perceptions. Additional research also suggests that these open-air plans can reduce the amount of time spent in meetings.
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“Our new, modern Tribeca office was beautifully airy, and yet remarkably oppressive. Nothing was private. On the first day, I took my seat at the table assigned to our creative department, next to a nice woman who I suspect was an air horn in a former life. All day, there was constant shuffling, yelling, and laughing, along with loud music piped through a PA system.” The picture Lindsey Kaufman, a Brooklyn advertising professional, described highlights the strain and dissatisfaction employees in open-air office environments can experience, even when there are cubicles granting at least some privacy. The creator of the cubicle, Robert Probst, envisioned something very different in 1964: a freespace where employees could customize their workplace to accommodate their level of privacy, space needs, and flexibility, and to give them a sense of autonomy in an open office. This “action office” became mass-produced and limited in size, quality, and customizability, leading to what we would now call the modern-day cubicle.
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Studies on the open-air office and the confinement cubicles of modern offices paint a dismal picture of their effectiveness. One study reviewing hundreds of office environments found that, despite their cohesion benefits, open-air offices reduced workers’ attention spans, productivity, creative thinking, and satisfaction. One of the biggest factors responsible is the level of noise, which leads to decreased motivation and potential posture issues. The satisfaction levels related to noise, sound privacy, ease of interaction, among others, across 42,764 observations from over 300 office buildings were analyzed by researchers using the Post-Occupancy Evaluation (POE) database from the University of California at Berkeley. They found a clear disparity between satisfaction in open offices versus private offices, and drastically more satisfaction with the latter. And they found that ease of interaction (a goal of open-office plans) was no greater in open offices than in private offices.
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Sources: Based on D. Burkus, “Why Your Open Office Workspace Doesn’t Work,” Forbes, June 21, 2016, https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidburkus/2016/06/21/why-your-open-office-workspace-doesnt-work/#336a42f6435f; G. W. Evans and D. Johnson, “Stress and Open-Office Noise,” Journal of Applied Psychology 85, no. 5 (2000): 779–83; L. Kaufman, “Google Got It Wrong. The Open-Office Trend Is Destroying the Workplace,” The Washington Post, December 30, 2014, https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/12/30/google-got-it-wrong-the-open-office-trend-is-destroying-the-workplace/?utm_term=.d716ef9fe41a; S. Khetarpal, “The Popular ‘Open Office’ Design Has Many Disadvantages, but Some Employers Are Going Beyond It to Create an Empowering Environment at the Workplace,” Business Today, March 12, 2017, 100–6; M. Konnikova, “The Open-Office Trap,” The New Yorker, January 7, 2014, http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-open-office-trap; P. Rosenberg and K. Campbell, “An Open Office Experiment That Actually Worked,” Harvard Business Review (October 3, 2014); R. Saunderson, “Learning in an Open Office Environment,” Training, January 1, 2016, 134–5; D. Ward, “Beyond the Open Office,” HR Magazine, April 1, 2015, 30–5; and M. D. Zalesny and R. V. Farace, “Traditional versus Open Offices: A Comparison of Sociotechnical, Social Relations, and Symbolic Meaning Perspectives,” Academy of Management Journal 30, no. 2 (1987): 240–59.

So, i will explain about myself to my writer.

I have to write an essay about a personal challenge I have faced or have chosen to take on. What have I learned from this challenge? How has this influenced my goals and perspectives?
I don’t have any specific instruction.
Basically the scholarship asking about personal challenges, lessons learned, educational and career goals, etc. check the spelling, grammar, capitalization, punctuation, etc. So, I will explain about myself to my writer.

To what extent are Rubys Choices in CODA ethical? Analyze CODA using the confucius and plato philosophy in the files.

It’s an analytical essay about “To what extent are Rubys Choices in CODA ethical? In order to answer the question, analyze CODA using the philosophical positions put forward by confucius and plato” Must use CODA the movie which is Ruby and use Plato and Confucius that I sent in the files for the essay. Professor wants clear argument, coherent structure, and a deep understanding of the texts and to back up all assertions and interpretations with evidence. No word count just 3 full pages double space.

Follow this with a summary of the main points.summarize the article well enough that we can understand what the author wrote.

After reading the article by Rob Reuteman, we will do our own mini-research study in this course. Each of you will rank the 9 tips listed in the article on how to improve leadership skills in order of importance to you personally. This will be written up in the following manner:
Provide proper APA citation of the article.
Begin with the author’s purpose for writing this article. Follow this with a summary of the main points.Summarize the article well enough that we can understand what the author wrote. Your summary should be 1-2 paragraphs.
The next paragraph should be your critique on the article. Did the author support his/her points? What are the author’s qualifications? Was the author successful in making his/her point? What do you think about what the author has said?

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Instructions
Let’s work on MLA. Please begin by reading through this MLA guide in the classroom.
Step 1 Review the following lectures
Review the lectures below on Works Cited pages.
Works Cited Page: Basic Format Links to an external site.
Formatting Your Works Cited Page Links to an external site.
How to Cite an Article in MLA Links to an external site.

Step 2 Study the Sample Works Cited Page
Carefully look at the sample works cited page below. Please note how it is organized, what the spacing looks like, and what the page looks like overall.
Sample Works Cited .pdf
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Step 3 Create an MLA Works Cited Page
Create a Works Cited page that includes these two articles. Please be sure you adhere to MLA. Make sure the articles are listed in alphabetical order with a hanging indent.
Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It-2.docx
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Don’t Quit Social Media. Put It to Work for Your Career Instead-1.docx
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No plagiarism & no course hero & no chegg.

Version X: Urias wrote, “The job has few benefits.”
Version Y: The web page “A Career in Biowidgetology” says, “The
job has few benefits.”
Version Z: Urias wrote, “The job has few benefits” (“A Career in
Biowidgetology”).
In your best English, in your own words, write a paragraph of about 120 meaningful words responding to the following prompt:
Prompt: Is it possible to tell which version—X, Y, or Z—is the right one to use in the ninth edition of MLA style? Why or why not?
Indent the start of your paragraph. Tap the space bar five times to indent.
Requirements: A paragraph of about 120 meaningful words Times New Roman Size 12 Font Double-Spaced APA Format Excluding the Title and Reference Pages
Please be sure to carefully follow the instructions
No plagiarism & No Course Hero & No Chegg. The assignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool
Please be sure to include at least one in-text citation in each paragraph
Please be sure to use scholarly or credible sources