Author: Rebecca Bernstein

5 Current Ethical Issues in Business

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on November 29, 2016  /   Posted in Business

Business ethics can be defined as “the application of ethical values to business behavior,” explains the Institute of Business Ethics. It is a comprehensive term, covering everything from human resources to financial strategies to accounting practices. To understand how to effectively implement good ethical practices within organizations, managers and employees can familiarize themselves with the

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5 Baffling Unsolved Crimes

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on October 24, 2016  /   Posted in Criminal Justice

From the murders of Jack the Ripper to stories of the Zodiac Killer, unsolved crimes remain a subject of public fascination. A source of both mystery and morbid allure, offenses that circumvent the criminal justice system raise questions about what investigators could have done differently and why the cases turned cold. Here are five of

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Exploring the Benefits of Electronic Health Records

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on September 19, 2016  /   Posted in Business

Clear communication is important in any field of work. In medicine, however, it is literally vital. Enter electronic health records. Also known as EHRs, these digital medical charts provide numerous benefits to both patients and healthcare employees, as they provide a common platform for storing, referencing and exchanging patient information. Despite their popularity, however, their

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5 Types of Nonprofit Organizations

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on August 25, 2016  /   Posted in Human Services

Approximately 2.3 million nonprofits operate in the United States, according to the Urban Institute. Furthermore, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that nonprofit jobs account for about 10.3 percent of private sector employment. With nonprofits representing a significant segment of the economy, it is no surprise that those that fit the definition are substantially varied

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Crowdfunding for Nonprofits: The Best Fundraising Websites

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on July 26, 2016  /   Posted in Business

Nonprofit organizations are always searching out new opportunities for development. Crowdfunding, it seems, is quickly becoming their newest and most effective way to raise money. Defining Crowdfunding Crowdfunding is an online tool that allows entities (such as individuals and organizations) to procure funds for projects or causes by soliciting large groups of people. MobileCause compiled

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