Order Now
Menu
  Back to all posts Psychology Essays

Whether or Not You Agree With the Decision

by Expert Love Writer | 06 Mar 2017

Abstract

It has often been said that whether in professional or legal worlds, there is no area of black or white absolutes, but rather shades of grey to varying degrees depending upon a myriad of factors in the particular situations.  In this essay, two scenarios-one from professional and one from legal circles-will be presented along with the researcher’s agreement or disagreement with the decision.

Need essay sample on

"Whether or Not You Agree With the Decision" topic?

We will write a custom essay sample specifically for you

Proceed

Scenario 1

Female employees of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) have long been eligible for six months of maternity leave with job and seniority guarantees. However, when a male engineer with the company applied for paternity leave with the same guarantees (so that he could care for his baby and ease his wife’s return to work), he was turned down.

    From a variety of points of view, this decision was the proper one to make for the management of NBC.  First, the mother of a baby has certain medical needs that require time for proper recovery, and the baby also has needs that only the mother can properly fulfill if the baby is to grow up to be healthy.  Obviously, these needs do not exist in the case of the male employee who wishes to care for the baby and his wife; however, in fairness, NBC may consider the implementation of a policy that would make it possible for a male to receive some sort of reprieve from his work duties if the birth of a child had extraordinary outcomes for the baby and/or the mother, such as birth defects, complications for the mother, and so forth.  By doing this, a fair and equitable policy could be equally applied. 

Scenario 2

An Illinois minister proposed that convicted murderers be executed publicly on prime-time television. The shock of seeing such executions, he reasoned, would deter others from crime.A thorough consideration of this issue has a mixed decision within its evaluation, which is to say that the shock of seeing executions on prime-time television surely would deter others from crime, but it would likely represent a miniscule segment of the population, who would not be likely to commit crime anyhow.  The hardcore criminals who usually commit offenses that warrant death penalties are not unlikely to be deterred, nor would they bother to watch such broadcasts.  Also, this type of television would lower the standards of society, and as such, the minister’s proposition is invalid.

Summary

In closing, it can fairly be said that there are truly few situations where “always” or “never” are valid answers to the burdens of society.  Rather, as was done in this essay, each case must be reasonably evaluated and the outcome determined based on fact and logic, rather than a desire to answer everything identically.

Learn more:
Why Adults over the Age of Thirty Return to School Why Do We Value Knowledge? Pain And Suffering In The Animal World

Do You need a paper on this topic?

Order Your Essay
Writer avatar

Burton (Ph.D.)

№19 In global rating

330

finished papers

213

customer reviews

95%

success rate

Writer avatar

Keyla_papers

№9 In global rating

134

finished papers

90

customer reviews

100%

success rate

Writer avatar

Alpoem

№4 In global rating

43

finished papers

38

customer reviews

100%

success rate

Writer avatar

Prof. Cecil

№5 In global rating

417

finished papers

249

customer reviews

100%

success rate

Writer avatar

Prof.Noor (PhD)

№14 In global rating

111

finished papers

61

customer reviews

100%

success rate

Writer avatar

Cynthia-PhD

№15 In global rating

201

finished papers

138

customer reviews

100%

success rate

Writer avatar

The_Intellectual

№8 In global rating

391

finished papers

234

customer reviews

98%

success rate

Writer avatar

Super_Fast

№2 In global rating

50

finished papers

39

customer reviews

95%

success rate

Writer avatar

Cate PhD

№12 In global rating

50

finished papers

24

customer reviews

95%

success rate

Writer avatar

Tracy (PHD)

№11 In global rating

531

finished papers

332

customer reviews

98%

success rate

Order your paper now!

I need
My email
By clicking “Continue”, you agree to our terms of service and privacy policy. We’ll occasionally send you promo and account related emails.

EssayLab Reviews

  • Jason (student)

    I asked Essay Lab to write an essay for me and received paper the next day after I ordered it! Thank you!

  • Kimberly (student)

    Awesome WORK! If I ever need to write my essay – I will use only EssayLab!

  • Matt (student)

    These people are lifesavers! Just ask – “write me an essay” and they will start right away!

Support contacts

[email protected]