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accountability; the condition of being required to account for one's actions.
corporate social responsibility a set of generally accepted relationships, obligations, and duties that relate to an institution's impact on the welfare of society.




Vox populi A duty to do/not do a thing. See Administrative responsibility, Clinical responsibility, Criminal responsibility, Sexual responsibility.


1. Accountability.
2. Trustworthiness.

Patient discussion about responsibility

Q. How does an allergic response occur? I don’t understand the exact mechanism of allergies. Can someone explain this?

A. In the early stages of allergy, a type I hypersensitivity reaction against an allergen, encountered for the first time, causes a response in a type of immune cell called a TH2 lymphocyte, that interact with other lymphocytes called B cells, whose role is production of antibodies. The secreted IgE antibody circulates in the blood and binds to an IgE-specific receptor (a kind of Fc receptor called FceRI) on the surface of other kinds of immune cells called mast cells and basophils, which are both involved in the acute inflammatory response. The IgE-coated cells, at this stage are sensitized to the allergen. If later exposure to the same allergen occurs, the allergen can bind to the IgE molecules held on the surface of the mast cells or basophils and cause a full reaction.

Q. I don’t know how to make him responsive at least when it comes to studies in school or at home? My child is diagnosed with ADHD. He was very inattentive in his class and we do get regular complaints from the school. At home he watches cartoons that he loves and refuses to have his dinner even. He cannot sit for more than ten minutes to complete his home work. Even very minor sound distracts him from doing his homework. He has trouble paying attention to the activities he does not like. I don’t know how to make him responsive at least when it comes to studies in school or at home.

A. it takes alot of time and patience and loving. without them none of itwill never work. both from teachers and parents and friends and family.

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Their involvement has contributed immensely to the subject of social responsibility and our consequent recommendations," said Mubarka Hamad al-Marri, manager, Al Faisal Social Responsibility Centre.
The forum will focus in its third session on finding appropriate mechanisms to formulate a national agenda for social responsibility, reviewing the latest developments in the field of corporate social responsibility, and the new challenges that surround this activity in the Kingdom, while the discussions will focus on the trends of the next phase to deepen the culture of corporate social responsibility and be directly linked to work strategies," said Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz al-Hamdan, head of the Jeddah Center for Social Responsibility.
In previous ideas of responsibility goals, females more frequently endorsed these goals than males.
In fact, because it seems to specifically communicate no responsibility or remorse, some believe it can be, paradoxically, more harmful than no expression of concern.
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Highly respected and deeply embedded in relationships the local community, he felt responsibility for its well-being.
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Clearly, greater control, ethics, and responsibility are now mandated.
A confidentiality breach by the outsourcer, even if all of the above steps were taken, still will be the responsibility of the member.

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