Are some products too dangerous to be marketed in any circumstance? What regulations, if any, would you place on marketing cigarettes? Handguns? Prescription drugs?
Explain how balancing the interests of global and local, occupational and functional perspectives might play out in a compensation decision scenario. Hint: refer to Figure 8.1 in the text.
You are the Fire Prevention and Inspection Officer for your community. You have recently completed a required quarterly inspection of all seven nursing homes in the community. Six of the seven have passed their quarterly inspections without any violations. The seventh, however, is found to have the following five violations:
blocked fire exits,
stairwells used for evacuation being used as storage of spare beds and mattresses,
automatic dry-chemical fire extinguishment system in kitchen is empty after being “accidentally” discharged two months earlier,
inadequate portable hand-held fire extinguishers in the dining room, and
lint filters/collectors in the laundry room dryers are packed with flammable lint.
Discuss your course of action to be taken in order to remedy these violations. Cite your local and state fire protection regulations and rules applicable to all violations.
CRICTIAL THINKING Identify a time where you, someone you know, or a group of people have displayed sociocentrism or egocentrism. Explain what could have been done differently and list some specific ways that these forms of thought can be eliminated from one’s life.