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  • Peace And Justice Group
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    Five Guidelines for Our Organizing There is a very positive development happening in the anti-war movement. That is, people are actively trying to connect the war abroad with the struggles for power, resources, and freedom right here in our own neighborhoods. In the Boston area, members of United for Justice with Peace, local activists working to stop the state budget cuts, and progressive city councilors are holding informal meetings to develop strategies for how we can work together in order t...
  • Type Of Interest Group
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    Interest Groups are an important part of the law-making process in many countries. Ideally, they are highly organized groups, composed of citizens that lobby in different ways for a cause. There are literally thousands of different groups in the United States, each putting forth much time and effort for their supporters. This paper will discuss the different types of interest groups, as well as how and why they exist. Without these important groups, many benefits that people have, such as health...
  • Members Of A Group Need
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    Much of The Crucible by Arthur Miller was about being part of a group. What is it to belong to a group? Is it really that simple when someone says, 'Either you " re with us or you " re not'? Yes, it is that simple. Belonging and exclusion in any situation are two sides of the same coin - you can't have one without the other. In any organization or group, people are bound together by a community of interest, purpose or function and if you do not believe in these same things, then you are not a pa...
  • Radical Doomsday Organization
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    6 April 2002 WHICH GROUPS POSE AN URBAN TERRORIST THREAT There is not one particular group that poses an urban terrorist threat as long as the spread of the message is the only goal of the movement. Many organizations wish to gain the understanding of "outsider Americans" and try to reach as many sympathizers as possible for their movement. The problem arises when an organization seeks to gain understanding or recognition through force. An organization becomes an actual threat when they start to...
  • Groupthink Causes Failure
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    Group Think Question #2 This type of dysfunctional operation of an organization has many ways and opportunities for failure. The basic fundamentals of this process are the beginnings of failure as groups seek conformity and unity they sacrifice everything in order to maintain peace within the group. Many times this will take the individuals creative thoughts and ability to voice the creative edge thinking away. In many organizations this is a process that is continually used. It is perceived tha...
  • Radical Right Wing Organizations
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    6 April 2002 SHOULD AMERICANS FEAR URBAN TERRORISM As long as there are American based militia groups, there will be the threat of Americans being attacked by other Americans. Even the majority of the membership in radical right-wing organizations finds the thought of terrorizing their fellow American citizens absurd. But when you have these types of organizations there is always a chance that a few personalities will turn to extreme measures to gain the attention of the media and the public's m...
  • Unorganized Militia Of Federal And State Law
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    Officially, a militia is part of the organized armed forces of a country that is called upon only in an emergency. There have been paramilitary groups with revolutionary ideas throughout America's history, but today's militia movement is a new more organized and violent presence (Meyers). Today the militia are unofficial citizens' armies organized by private individuals, usually with antigovernment, far right agendas. They rationalize that the American people need armed force to help defend them...
  • Case Prior To Your Meeting
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    Dear Students, I was delighted to see the encouraging anticipation initiated by some of you toward your group project. Although I usually wait to discuss group projects until after the midterm, your willingness to push ahead with group work prompts me to engage in an early conversation with you on this subject. Because this week's lab has been cancelled, I hope you can use our regular class time next Wednesday for your group meeting and to get an early start on this project. I would like to focu...
  • Asahara's Cult Of The Aum Supreme Truth
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    16 April 2002 TERRORIST GROUP: AUM SHINJI KYO On 20 March 1995, Aum members simultaneously released the chemical nerve agent sar in on several Tokyo subway trains, killing 12 people and injuring up to 6,000 more. Today's law enforcement is constantly dealing with smaller and smaller terrorist groups. Throughout history, large armies have fought battles, but today individuals fight battles. With modern technology and an open market for weapons of mass destruction, terrorism has reached a level ob...
  • Rules Of The Group
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    What is it to belong to a group Is it really that simple when someone says, "Either you " re with us or you " re not" Yes, it is that simple. Belonging and exclusion in any situation are two sides of the same coin - you can't have one without the other. In any organization or group, people are bound together by a community of interest, purpose or function and if you do not believe in these same things, then you are not a part of that group. In an organization or group, you have to ask yourself, ...
  • Members Of White Supremacist Groups
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    According to William Finnegan, author of Cold New World, there are a couple of good reasons that teenagers in the Antelope Valley area become members of white supremacist groups. Many of them are obvious just in reading the book. Peer pressure is the biggest reason given for the youth to join these groups. This means that since their friends are in the group, they should be in it. Another reason is to be protected. Both the Sharps and the NLR's protect themselves and each other. They watch each ...
  • Public On The Dangers Of Genetic Engineering
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    As a result of biotechnology and its wake of controversy that follows, a number or organizations have voiced their concerns toward the corporate driven discipline. As a product of biotechnologies carelessness, or motives, activist groups have risen throughout the world opposing the novelty of genetically modified organisms. The intent of biotech companies is to market and eventually sell these innovations, eventually increasing their profits and stock prices so new products can be funded while t...
  • Developing Group Cohesiveness
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    The Development and Sustainability of Group Cohesion It is important to realize that in all aspects of life, especially the workplace, a person needs to encompass the dualities of professionalism and emotionalism in order to be a successful leader and promote group cohesiveness. Due to the relative traditionalism associated with the application of professionalism, this essay will deal mostly with the recent addition of emotionalism as an important factor in determining the type of leadership sty...
  • Your Organization's 20 Input Into Several Aspects
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    "The minority of input produces the majority of results". You might have already become familiar with the popular saying above. Or perhaps, the more popular one: "80: 20 Principle", which states the fact that we put in only 20% of our efforts to achieve 80% output. This principle was formulated by Vilfredo Pareto (1848-1923), the principle later known as "The Pareto Principle", an economist from Italy who discovered capitalism in the country's distribution of wealth and ownership of property at ...
  • Five Percent Of Hate Crimes
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    Hate crimes are "illegal acts directed at someone because of his or her ethnic group, gender, disability, or sexual orientation" Coleman & Kerbo, 2003, p. 453). "The government defines a hate crime as a criminal offense committed against a person, property, or society which is motivated, in whole or in part, by the offender's bias against a race, religion, ethnic / national origin group, or sexual orientation group" (Schaefer, 2000, p. 43). It affects a society, which is so adamant about equalit...
  • Norms Of Informal Groups
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    There Has Been a Change of Plans? Introduction The equipment was operating properly and the group had the training and experience to meet expectations, yet it was not performing well. What was wrong? And what could they do to correct the situation? Managers and supervisors frequently face such a dilemma-standards that should be met but aren't for what seem like no apparent reason. What Ben Cohen, Jerry Greenfield and other managers sometimes fail to realize is that within every organization ther...

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