Wednesday, June 30, 2021

How Education and Gender Impact Work – Part 3

How does Education and Gender impact on work?

Education

The community needs individuals to perform a wide array of crucial functions if it is to prosper but if a community elects to reward only a small number of those functions, say, entrepreneurial success, then a condemnation of that society ensues.

As a neo-Darwinian, John Dewey believed the key to survival is diversity not homogeneity; the racist is simply scientifically wrong.

Dewey acknowledged individual differences and inequality in the physical and cognitive performance of various tasks but posits a demographic community is primarily concerned with moral equality. Dewey, remarks, “moral equality means incommensurability, the inapplicability of common and quantitative standards” (Garrison, 2005).

For Dewey, every individual has a unique potential, regardless of any given physical or psychological inequality. The goal of education is to aid every individual to achieve their unique potential that they may make their unique contribution to society. The result is an aristocracy of everyone.

“It is a claim that every human being as an individual may be the best for some particular purpose and hence the most fitted to rule, to lead, in that specific respect” (Garrison, 2005).

Pragmatism

Within the philosophical school of Pragmatism, it is believed that “learning occurs as the person engages in problem-solving; problem-solving which is furthermore transferable to a wide variety of subjects and situations” (Ornstein & Hunkins, 2004, pg. 35).

Through informal and formal education we earn and learn the skills needed to perform chosen duties in life. Problem solving is a skill that can be used in many aspects of the working environment, for instance a doctor uses this skill to diagnose his patient while a security officer use problem solving so as not to jeopardise his or the lives of his charges.

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John Dewey is considered a great educational realist; he saw education as a process of improving the human condition. He saw the school as a specialized environment that coincided with the social environment.

Within the educational curriculum, a person’s experiences and interests are explored which prepares him for the future and life’s affairs.

The human condition or situation as it relates to the Jamaican context may not always be promising. It could be perceived as one with no future. Such conditions may inevitably lead to a life of crime resulting in premature termination of life but the promise of education changes this dark reality.

The educated individual takes the knowledge, drive, and desire into the workplace where he uses his talents, skills, and abilities for the betterment of his society, his children, and ultimately his circumstances. This dynamism may even be the key element that changes a whole organization, it’s standing and indelibly leaves a mark on society.

Such direct or indirect implication of education and gender on work is numerous.

The type and quality of education an individual receives have implications.

As cited, our definition of work is one of the capabilities of completing a specific task or assignment. A person ethically cannot, ‘just get up’, counsel, and prescribe medication for someone.

They cannot ‘just open shop’ and begin seeing clients.

On the other hand, if he/she was adequately educated as a clinical psychologist, given information, and learned the ethical standards which govern his chosen profession, then and only then is he/she following and operating under the proper provisions for a clinical psychologist.

Education has far-reaching implications impacting on work, on the quality of service offered and on the ability to inflict no harm to clients while offering assistance. Without training, without knowledge, more harm, than good is the ultimate result.

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With education, one is able to gain employment.

When this occurs, the person will boost work production contributing to the labor market and the means of production.

Even though women now make up a higher percentage of the work population and are even more qualified than men, men still get higher salaries than they do bearing in mind that they are in the higher paid jobs.

During the feminist movement, more girls sought career paths and enrolled in college to pursue a degree, than men; even though men were the breadwinners of the family.

Soon after this movement, more women than men were getting jobs in organizations while the men were seeking employment in construction and repair shops. The women at this time were stepping up into jobs; however, men were still the ones that were in senior management roles or mainstream in these organizations.

Similarly, Aristotle advocated that school-aged children should imitate the serious occupations of later life (Dunn, 2005).

Thus they should be taught the various occupational roles reflective of their gender and it is for this reason most children’s toys are gender-specific – males are given action figures and mechanical tools whereas females are given dolls or items for household chores.

Conclusion

Plato in an argument that was remarkable for his time, took the position that women were not, by their sex alone, unqualified to be guardians of the republic. However, in the selection of guardians only those traits and competencies long associated with male public leadership were sought.

Plato held that some highly talented women could develop these traits and competencies, but he scorned the traits and competencies usually identified with women. To become a guardian, a woman had to become like a man (Barrows, 1988).

We believe that the capability to work is not dependent on one’s gender.

We believe that there are great women in and before our time that have impacted and changed our economy and our nation.

We believe that one’s gender does not handicap you from performing and attaining excellence in the workplace; however, we do acknowledge that it is the discriminatory ideals, practices, and prejudices that impede any person of any educational background or gender from attaining their potential and creating positive influence and change in work.

Education and gender have had a positive impact on work.

Without education, no man or woman would be competent and capable to perform his or her assigned task efficiently.

Without education, we would still subscribe to those old ideals and policies that governed us, and not break the mold and charter new frontiers.

One’s education or lack of such, and gender should not be a deterrent in practicing excellence; however, education is like a masons tool that helps him to get the job done right.

According to Myaskovsky (2005) quoting Savoie, (1998), ‘Organizations increasingly rely on collaborative workgroups and teams to help them succeed. Typically, these groups are diverse, comprised of men and women from different cultural, ethnic, and educational backgrounds.

 

References

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  4. Barrow, R., Woods, R., (1988). An Introduction to Philosophy of Education (3rd Ed.). London: Routledge Falmer, Taylor & Francis Group.
  5. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2000). Labor force statistics from the current population survey (Series ID: LFU800000002). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Labor. Retrieved from http://stats.bls.gov/
  6. Dunn, S.G. (2005). Philosophical Foundations of Education: connecting Philosophy to theory and practice. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.
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Sunday, June 27, 2021

How Education and Gender Impact Work – Part 2

How does education and gender impact work

The History of Work

Since Philosophy is the art, which teaches us how to live, those who are most successful in the state are those who have the most interest in prolonging the state as it is and according to (Fowles, 1964, The Aristos) they are also those who have the most say in the educational system, and in particular by ensuring that the educational product they want is the most highly rewarded.

Plants are shaped by cultivation, men by education.

We are born weak, we need strength; we are born totally unprovided, we need aid; we are born stupid, we need judgment.

Everything we do not have at our birth and which we need when we are grown is given to us by education. – Jean Jacques Rousseau, On Philosophy of Education.

Albert Einstein puts it quite eloquently when he wrote, “this crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil … our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who is trained to worship acquisitive success as a preparation for his future career.”

In such an economy, the means of production are owned by society itself and are utilized in a planned fashion which adjusts production to the needs of the community, distributing the work to be done among all those able to work guaranteeing a livelihood to every man, woman, and child.

The education of the individual, in addition to promoting his own innate abilities, attempts to develop in him a sense of responsibility for his fellow-men in place of the glorification of power and success in our present society (Albert Einstein, 1949, On Education).

Education is used particularly for two functions:

  1. to educate the individual as a free individual
  2. to educate the individual as a part of society

In effect all knowledge, clothes, food is produced by others in society, thus society is owed a responsibility to contribute (that everyone must give as well as take). Certainly, one should not just sit in a classroom – which is unnatural, unhealthy, and limited but to be active, out, and about doing things, talking, watching, and learning from other people and other objects around them.

This is what is referred to as on-the-job training, which teaches the fundamental principles of work.

The Impact

How does Education and Gender impact on work?
How Education and Gender impact work?

According to Myaskovsky (2005) quoting Savoie (1998), organizations increasingly rely on collaborative workgroups and teams to help them succeed. Typically, these groups are diverse, comprised of men and women from different cultural, ethnic, and educational backgrounds. About three-quarters of the largest companies in the US have diversity directors or managers. Diversity is thus a prominent issue in the…. strategies of modern organizations”.

The diversity that exists within these organizations … is critical to the success of such organizations.

Impact of Gender On Work

Researchers have examined the effects of group diversity on task performance, creative decision-making, product development, and group conflict (Myaskovsky, 2005).

Moreland, Levine, and Wingert (1996) reviewed this research and postulate that diversity has its advantages and disadvantages.

The difference in education and gender ‘promotes innovation and helps organizations to meet the demands of an ever-changing market by yielding benefits such as, the ability to appeal to a wider array of clients, greater innovation and creativity and improved chances for organizational survival (Myaskovsky, 2005).

Conversely, having differences existing in the workgroup results in the group having a tendency towards conflict; this can weaken their cohesion and lead to decreased morale and increased turnover (Ancona & Caldwell, 1992).

It is believed, however, that the former benefits far outweigh the negative effects. Strategies and techniques may be implemented to improve the cohesion of the workgroup thereby, reinforcing and maintaining a successful organization.

Gender diversity in workgroups and organizations is an especially important issue. In the United States, the female civilian labor force has increased by 74% since 1975, and there are more women in the workforce than ever before (Bureau of Labor Statistics Data, 2000).

Women entering the workforce will possibly involve themselves more at every level of the organizations, workgroups will become more gender-balanced, and gender-based segregation in organizations will decrease (Jackson et al., 1995). Members of mixed-gender groups would have an opportunity to identify each other’s domain of expertise on the basis of actual experience rather than stereotypical beliefs.

Wood (1987) showed that mixed-gender groups tended to perform better than same-gender groups because of gender differences in group behavior. Men are predisposed to offer opinions and suggestions during group tasks, whereas women tend to act friendly and agreeable. Wood argued that it was the combination of these differences in interactional style that contributed to the superior performance of mixed-gender workgroups.

Comparable gender disparities have been established in studies of power, assertiveness, and authority.

Even though various researchers have recorded significant moderators to these findings, such as task contents or settings, the basic gender differences found in mixed-gender groups persist (Myaskovsky, 2005).

Role specialty regularly transpires in mixed-gender groups, where men demonstrate more task-related behavior and endeavor to take on group leadership, and women show more accommodation, more constructive and negative expressive behaviors.

These women bring various gender-specific traits, skills, and abilities to the work environment, which allows them to sometimes out, perform their male counterparts.

Rousseau in his discourse said occupations are gender-based as some jobs are desired or constant to different gender roles. It is argued there are fewer women in many careers, including math, engineering, science, and computers as opposed to the number of men seeking jobs in repair, construction, technology, and other areas.

The behavioral distinctions between men and women in mixed-gender groups may be especially influenced by a group’s gender balance. When a man or woman is the lone male or female within their department or work grouping, they undergo solo or token standing. This status disparity produces differences in behavior and performance, and these behavioral and performance changes may also change in women and men.

This means that they may perform at a lower or less favorable standard than they normally would. For example, females tend to be subjected to greater visibility and scrutiny of their work, as well as confinement to tasks that are stereotypically feminine, whereas males tend to be evaluated more positively than females… for task performance (Sackett, Dubois, & Noe, 1991).

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Thursday, June 24, 2021

How Education and Gender Impact Work – Part 1

Introduction

“Philosophy is a field of study in which people question and create theories about the nature of reality. It includes diverse subfields such as aesthetics, epistemology, ontology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and law. Philosophers concern themselves with such fundamental and mysterious topics as whether or not God(s) exist, what is the nature of being and the universe, and what makes actions right or wrong. The fundamental method of western Philosophy is the use of reasoning to evaluate arguments.” [1]

It is based on this premise that we continue with the tradition of arguing ‘How education and gender impact work’.

We provide a foundation for our arguments by defining the key terms in this topic. Further, we will propose arguments to support our position, and substantiate these with philosophical support, from philosophers who are key authorities in their field of study.

Education

“Education is the process by which an individual is encouraged and enabled to fully develop his or her potential; it may also serve the purpose of equipping the individual with what is necessary to be a productive member of society. Through teaching and learning the individual acquires and develops knowledge and skills.”[2]

These skills and knowledge are utilized by the individual throughout life-long activities.

According to the Online Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind, education is not directly defined; however, it is referenced as knowledge and further categorized under the term epistemology.

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How does Education and Gender impact work?

Epistemology is thereby defined as ‘a major branch of Philosophy that concerns the forms, nature, and preconditions of knowledge’. Education is a function of the State and is conducted, primarily at least, for the ends of the State. Education is preparation for some worthy activity (Davidson, 1900).

“Education is the method in which society informs and transforms new generations into productive and active members. In today’s modern world, opportunities for advancement often depend on skills and knowledge acquired through schooling. Without an education, persons will have difficulties finding and maintaining employment, as they lack not only the knowledge to perform tasks, but the skills to think critically and efficiently adapt to their environment. Every student is different, with his or her own strengths and weaknesses. Though schools focus on academia, social issues are also taught. The education system is used as a conduit for political and social ideas, giving students the opportunity to realize who they are and what they plan on doing with their lives. Education allows students to explore their interests in the hope that they will one day contribute to the benefit of humankind. It is this benefit to mankind that is exercised through the medium, which is work.” [3]

The goal of education is to aid every individual to achieve their unique potential that they may make their unique contribution to society (Garrison, 2005). This contribution is often transmitted through work.

Gender

According to Wikipedia (2021), the word gender describes the state of being male, female, or neither.

Gender has both practical and academic importance in many fields. Gender, and particularly the role of women, is widely recognized as vitally important to international development issues. This often means a focus on gender equality, ensuring participation, but includes an understanding of the different roles and expectations of the genders within the community.

There are different levels of thinking about gender and the way that sociologists approach the concept … through role and status and power, is markedly different from one in which being male or female is regarded as a shifting, confused and partial category. [4]

Work

There are various classifications for work. It may be categorized as ‘…work (thermodynamics), manual labor, or work (project management).’ [5]

For our purpose, we will define work as the effort applied to produce a deliverable or accomplish a task.

… continue reading How Education and Gender Impact Work – Part 2.

 

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Monday, June 21, 2021

Stop Watching TV and Develop the Discipline of Writing


Excessive Television Watching Wastes Time

I know this is a bitter pill to swallow for many people.

So, if you cannot live without it completely, then watch less television. But the better strategy to develop the discipline of writing is to use a streaming service. Today, technology allows you to do this with ease.

We have Hulu, Netflix, Pure Flix, Amazon Prime, and many other sources.

With these, you can fully control the televised content and even eliminate all commercials. Truth be told, commercials are the biggest time wasters of the entire experience.

For the better part of a decade, I did not watch television. Neither did I own a television.


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Stop Watching TV

My television stopped working in 2010 – may it rest in peace. Between 2010 and 2017, I wrote, edited and published over 30 books. I became a copywriter and then produced thousands of internet articles.

And, I took a two-year sabbatical for afterward.

If you stopped watching television and took a break from social media, you too can become an author and a working writer.

This is the secret to mastering your craft and accomplishing your goals.

You must do away with things that waste your time and watching television is a big time waster; in this century, it is only superseded by social media.

Every time, I sat down to watch television among friends and acquaintances, my mind was busy calculating how much I could have gotten done on my books. I thought about designing book covers, editing a manuscript, finishing up a batch of articles for a client or simply drafting a new book idea.

So, I no longer took pleasure in the experience and even became more aware of how it was negatively impacting society and dictating human behavior – not just our spending habits.

People spend upwards of four or more hours a day watching television programming and wasting time.

Statistics About TV Watching

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “watching TV was the leisure activity that occupied the most time (2.8 hours per day), accounting for just over half of all leisure time, on average. The amount of time spent watching TV varied by age. Those ages 15 to 44 spent the least amount of time watching TV, averaging around 2.0 hours per day, and those ages 65 and over spent the most time watching TV, averaging over 4.0 hours per day.”

But, you know in today’s binge-watching world, we can sit down and consume streamed content from six to twelve hours on any given day.

This is especially easy to do if you are watching addicting shows like Game of Thrones and Scandal.

This will cripple your efforts to develop the discipline of writing.

Majority of what you watch, you will not remember next month, next year and in some cases next week! How about investing those 10 to 14 hours each week? Use them to build your legacy, develop your writing skill and execute the strategies of how to become an author and a working writer.

What Are You Doing With Your Time?

Remember the saying about there being 24 hours in the day, the same 24 hours that you have, so too did Picasso, Albert Einstein and many of the greats? Think about how they spent their seconds, minutes, hours and days.

How will you spend yours?

How do you plan to develop the discipline of writing? Leave your comments in the field below.

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Friday, June 18, 2021

The First Rule on How to Keep Writing

Adopt the Discipline of Writing

As a copywriter, I have to produce anywhere from 50 articles, of 2000 words or more, each month.

That is 100,000 words a month!

This does not include writing for my own blogs, editing my books and upgrading them to newer editions. Sometimes, I feel like I hit a brick wall in my mind when I am tasked with writing especially the technical topics – over and over.

But as a professional, I know the job must be completed.

Writing is not for the faint of heart!

It takes discipline to produce these results – the discipline of writing every day.

But, I did not reach this level overnight. It took many years of executing the discipline of writing.

To become a working writer or a published author, you must develop the discipline of writing, faithfully. So, how do you accomplish this feat? Well, developing the discipline of writing is a straightforward process and yet, for many a difficult thing to do.

To start, you must keep on writing.


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Write Every Day

Just as how air is necessary to keep you alive, the act of writing must be done frequently, to help you become a top-notch writer or a prolific author.

Your brain is like a muscle, which must be exercised daily.

The more those muscles are engaged, and put through a regimen to test and expand their limits, the stronger you become. The regimen that you go through will help it to perform the task smoothly and effortlessly when required.

I remember having this feeling of accomplishment, right after I released my first book.

It was so thrilling. It was my dream to become a writer from childhood. Several years before the book’s release, I was constantly writing poetry and had over a thousand of them cataloged.

Coupled with blogging consistently for the last eight years, the consistent practice got me to where I am today.

I write every day, even if it is just a short paragraph on my social media profiles.

So, get going and start with a few hundred words a day and remember, write about what interests you. Your passion will motivate you to keep writing.

In addition, four supporting elements make for great writing. These include:

– Research

– Writing

– Editing

– Re-writing

You will come to understand and appreciate the importance of each, as you read the book How to Keep Writing.

Do You Want to Become A Working Writer?

So, if you decide to become a writer, you need to understand that this is not an easy gig.

Get a copy of the book, How to Keep Writing, and learn practical strategies on how to become an author and a working writer.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

3 Practical Strategies to Keep Writing

How to Keep Writing

To become a working writer or a published author, you must develop the discipline of writing, faithfully.

So, how do you accomplish this feat?

Well, developing the discipline of writing is a straightforward process and yet, for many a difficult thing to do.

To start, you must keep on writing.

1. Find the Best Time to Write

For me, the best time is first thing in the morning.

This is a prevalent truth for many writers. You are at your best before, the distractions of the day sap away the mental ingenuity and creativity of an uncluttered mind.

If I am up after midnight – as I am now when writing this book – then it feels like a faucet of ideas has been turned on in my brain. The downside is that sleep is nowhere around and I am up for hours.

It is a good thing that I work from home. I can set my own hours. But, your best time to keep writing might not be in the morning. Though, it is for most.

Something happens in the brain when it does not yet have to try and fix any number of problems that arise in a day. It operates like a brand new computer with 1000 MB of RAM. It is unhindered by the spyware, malware and ransomware of our daily lives.

2. Read, Read, Read

If there is anything to fuel your passion, to help you keep writing and to make you a more disciplined writer, it is reading. If you do not read, you will not have an internal and expanded frame of reference when you write.

Reading will help you to gain understanding, knowledge, and wisdom, which is mandatory for good writing.

As working writers, we are required to write articles, product descriptions, eBooks, website and social media content about a range of topics. As such, you must develop your research skill and this comes through reading. But not only should you be able to do this effectively, but you must also be able to read quickly and with understanding.

While I am not a doctor, I have had to produce articles on a range of medical topics.

Because, of my early years of practice and having read hundreds of medical articles and journals, I am able to represent this particular niche, without anyone being able to detect that these articles were not written by my clients.

This is a necessary skill, which you must have if you intend to become a copywriter.

3. Write Every Day

Just as how air is necessary to keep you alive, the act of writing must be done frequently, to help you become a top-notch writer or a prolific author.

Your brain is like a muscle, which must be exercised daily.

The more those muscles are engaged, and put through a regimen to test and expand their limits, the stronger you become. The regimen that you go through will help it to perform the task smoothly and effortlessly when required.

I remember having this feeling of accomplishment, right after I released my first book.

It was so thrilling.

It was my dream to become a writer from childhood. Several years before the book’s release, I was constantly writing poetry and had over a thousand of them cataloged.

Coupled with blogging consistently for the last eight years, the consistent practice got me to where I am today. I write every day, even if it is just a short paragraph on my social media profiles.

So, get going and start with a few hundred words a day and remember, write about what interests you. Your passion will motivate you to keep writing.

In addition, four supporting elements make for great writing. These include:

  • Research
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Re-writing

You will come to understand and appreciate the importance of each, as you read through this material.

Do You Want to Become A Working Writer?

So, if you decide to become a writer, you need to understand that this is not an easy gig.

Get a copy of the book, How to Keep Writing, and learn practical strategies on how to become an author and a working writer.

Do you use any of these practical strategies to keep writing? Leave your comments in the field below.

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