Search Results

Free Essays
Unrated Essays
Better Essays
Stronger Essays
Powerful Essays
Term Papers
Research Papers

Your search returned over 400 essays for "situational"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.

Title Length Color Rating  
Cooperation in Space Situational Awareness - Today, every branch of the U.S. military relies on space in some capacity to carry out its mission. Concurrently, it is becoming more difficult for the U.S. to retain its leadership role among countries that operate satellites and for the country to remain free to operate in space. One of the greatest of the challenges to operation in space that has become increasingly important over the last ten years is that of space situational awareness (SSA). As the number of objects in orbit grows, and as more and more new organizations, both commercial and governmental, operate in space, the problem is only going to become more challenging....   [tags: Space Exploration ]
:: 17 Works Cited
1879 words
(5.4 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Service Description and Situational Analysis - Service Description and Situational Analysis C&T Learning is a literacy educational program designed to help children who are below their expected reading levels, for example a 5th grader who reads at a 2nd grade level. C&T Learning will provide a comprehensive learning analysis and approach to the ongoing problem continuing facing some children. The program includes, music, physical education, English, reading, writing, and math. C&T learning will follow an academic curriculum based on current trends to personal lifestyle of the children by encouraging them to read at home, and parents will be playing a critical role in achieving their goal of having every child reading at or above grade...   [tags: Business Analysis] 1226 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Personality and Situational Behavior - Personality can affect many things in a person’s life. This includes how a person will react to a situation. One can attribute different personality traits to different dispositional or learning theories, such as linking the dehumanizing of a victim to social cognitive theory. One can make an association between interpersonal relational aspects and some of these theories. Personality is an aspect of the self that people often think about but most never truly contemplate the meaning or depth of personality....   [tags: Psychology ]
:: 3 Works Cited
1753 words
(5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Situational Leadership Analysis - Hersey and Blanchard’s Situational Leadership Theory (SLT) asserts that a leader’s effectiveness is dependent upon the readiness, or ability and willingness, of the leader’s followers to complete a task. This leadership style is an amalgamation of task-oriented and relationship-oriented characteristics that are employed depending upon the situation and the followers involved. According to the SLT, as followers increase in readiness the leader’s style is to adapt accordingly (Kinicki & Kreitner, 2009)....   [tags: Leadership ]
:: 2 Works Cited
1303 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Situational Influences On Purchasing Behavior - Running head: Situational Influences on Purchasing Behavior Situational Influences on Purchasing Behavior Abstract There was an investigation in an attempt to understand what situational influences affect purchasing behaviors of consumers. Fifty subjects were asked to complete a survey in determining what attributes affect the decision to purchase a product. The effect of purchase was based on three different times of day: morning, afternoon, and evening....   [tags: essays research papers] 1886 words
(5.4 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Creating Situational Irony in Poetry - Creating Situational Irony in Poetry Poetry often tells a brief story which encapsulates the entire life of a character in a few verse paragraphs. A skilled poet can generate an infinite variety of emotional responses from the reader, depending upon whether he or she intends the general tone of the work to be happy, sad, comedic, or ironic. In particular, situational irony can be difficult to create unless the correct words are chosen to direct the reader to the intended ironic conclusion. In his poem, "Mr....   [tags: Papers] 336 words
(1 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
The Use of Dramatic, Situational, and Verbal Irony in Shakespeare's Othello - In the play Othello, Shakespeare uses many literary devices to help the reader understand the theme of the story. One of those many literary devices used in the play, is the wide range of irony. Throughout the pages of the book the reader will see the use of dramatic, situational, and verbal irony. Shakespeare does not use irony in an understated way, it is very direct, and can be found on almost every page of the book. The use of irony creates suspense, and adds interest as to what will happen....   [tags: Othello] 611 words
(1.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Hersey and Blanchard´s Situational Leadership Theory Analysis - Hersey and Blanchard’s Situational Leadership Theory (SLT) asserts that a leader’s effectiveness is dependent upon the readiness, or ability and willingness, of the leader’s followers to complete a task. This leadership style is an amalgamation of task-oriented and relationship-oriented characteristics that are employed depending upon the situation and the followers involved. According to the SLT, as followers increase in readiness the leader’s style is to adapt accordingly (Kinicki & Kreitner, 2009)....   [tags: leadership, Hersey and Blanchard, SLT]
:: 2 Works Cited
2037 words
(5.8 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Situational Leadership and Empathy - What can we say about leadership. Leadership is a concept, way of life, and aspect of continuous evolution. Trying to narrow down or pinpoint an exact definition to be applied to this term is non-existent. Rather you can only apply certain aspects of this term to better understand it. The area which I will go into is “how situational leadership coincides with empathy as far as generating a successful or non-successful leader.” First let us look at what situational leadership is. Situational leadership is seen as a leadership method according to the present situation you may be in....   [tags: Leader Leadership Qualities Business Essays]
:: 3 Works Cited :: 3 Sources Cited
1781 words
(5.1 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
The Situational Leadership Model - The Situational Leadership Model Situational leadership is interplay between the amounts of direction that a leader allows in: 1) the amount of directive (task) behavior and 2) the amount of relationship behavior (supportive behavior). What this means is that when an individual first begins a new task they require a lot of direction and managerial guidance. As they learn more about the task, the amount of direction decreases until they can make many of the decisions with the manager providing little input....   [tags: Papers Essays Leader] 2121 words
(6.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
SWOT and Situational Analysis - Situational Analysis In 1975 Ruth M. Owades joined The Avion Group where she became the Director of Marketing. The Avion Group consisted of seven mail order companies, which had all been acquired after achieving good individual success. These companies had flourished within Avion, which had had spectacular growth. While working with these companies she found out that many people who buy by mail have a lot of hobbies & one hobby that kept on coming in her analysis was gardening. In 1978 seeing an opportunity she offered a proposal to her Chairman to start with a ‘Gardening Catalogue’....   [tags: Ruth M. Owades, The Avion Group] 783 words
(2.2 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Intersect Investment Situational Analysis - Situation Analysis and Problem Statement The following paper will discuss the situational background of Intersect Investment Services, a financial company who's CEO has identified a new vision: to "Provide a broad set of products and services to consumer and small business customers using a model of customer intimacy that will build long-term relationships based on trust and value to the customer." (UoP, 2006)....   [tags: Business Analysis Management] 1269 words
(3.6 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Use of Situational Irony in The Season of Divorce - Use of Situational Irony in The Season of Divorce          John Cheever's "The Season of Divorce" could be viewed as nothing more than a story of hopeless love, a tale of something that could never be. It is through the author’s use of tone in the story that a theme deeper than simple forbidden desire is conveyed. The situation between Ethyl and her husband, the narrator, reflects one of hidden resentment; a product of imposed societal stresses. Through the use of situational irony, Cheever gives the reader a feeling of instability and hopelessness found in a seemingly secure setting, this being a marriage of rather longstanding....   [tags: Season of Divorce Essays] 672 words
(1.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Situational and Dramatic Irony in Story of an Hour, Everyday Use, The Necklace, and The Lottery - In the stories “Story of an Hour”, “Everyday Use”, “The Necklace”, and “The Lottery” it is evident that irony was quite a large part of the short story. There is situational irony, which is when the situation turns out differently than expected. Also, dramatic irony is present, which is when you as a reader knows more than the character. The authors seem to base their whole story around irony to surprise their readers. There are a couple of examples of situational irony that is apparent throughout “Story of an Hour“....   [tags: literary techniques, analytical essays, literary a] 840 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Determinants of Leadership Style and Methods: Thomas Carlyle - ... He should be flexible with the leadership styles (from S1 to S4) according to the maturity levels (M1 to M4) of the subordinates and the required task. A good leader has to adapt to the situation and so it is situational leadership. Discussion In the year 2000, Mr. Robert Nardelli took over as the CEO of Home Depot, after his previous success hunting at GE. With his great expertise and six sigma management strategies he achieved massive milestones by shooting the revenue from $45.74 billion in 2000 to $81.51 billion in 2005....   [tags: effective leadership, situational leadership]
:: 7 Works Cited
1105 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Army Problem Solving Model and The Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process - 1. Compare and Contrast the Army Problem Solving Model Process with the Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process. (C100) The Army’s Problem solving model is a seven-step process where leaders take a systematic approach to define a problem, develop possible solutions to solve the problem, arrive at the best solution, and implement the solution. This process will identify the problem, gather information, develop criteria, develop possible solutions, analyze the possible solutions, compare them, and finally implement the best decision....   [tags: leaders experience, situational awareness] 1004 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Theories and Models of Leadership - Introduction In an effort to provide scientific basis for the oft times artistic nature of what we call leadership, academics have long posited theories and models that attempt to explain and even guide this key interpersonal function. In this paper, two prominent leadership theories, Situational Leadership and Contingency Theory, are examined. Each model is given the same rubric by which to be studied, including Definitions and Descriptions, Strengths, Limitations and Critiques, Key Impacts, and concluding with a Personal Response....   [tags: situational leadership, categories]
:: 16 Works Cited
1332 words
(3.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Different Types of Leadership Theories - ... The low LPC-leaders are more likely to be task-orientated leaders, these people view their LPCs more negatively, they are effective at completing tasks so they are good with organizing and group work. Thy tend to be eager and impatient to get their work done while carrying a no nonsense attitude whereas the relationship oriented leaders, the high LPC-Leaders, they see there LPCs more positively, they can handle complex situations, make good decisions, are good with personal connections and avoiding conflicts....   [tags: situational, contingency leadership]
:: 3 Works Cited
1325 words
(3.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Teacher Reflection and Evaluation - ... One must be willing to change how one thinks and be able to reflect often (Danielson, 2009). Along with different modes of thinking, there are also stages of reflective thinking. According to Bauer (2010), the stages are awareness, critical analysis, and new perspective. In the awareness stage one may have uncomfortable thoughts and feelings depending on the situation. One must be aware of the situation and begin to analyze the situation. During the critical analyses stage on will examine their thoughts and feelings of the situation....   [tags: situational thinking, deliberate thinking]
:: 3 Works Cited
1212 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Essay on Verbal and Situational Irony in The Pardoner’s Tale of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales - The Pardoner’s Tale: Use of Verbal and Situational Irony In “The Pardoner’s Tale,” Geoffrey Chaucer masterfully frames an informal homily. Through the use of verbal and situational irony, Chaucer is able to accentuate the moral characteristics of the Pardoner. The essence of the story is exemplified by the blatant discrepancy between the character of the storyteller and the message of his story. By analyzing this contrast, the reader can place himself in the mind of the Pardoner in order to account for his psychology....   [tags: Pardoner's Tale] 752 words
(2.1 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Situational Psychology of 19th Century America - A situation can drastically affect a person’s behavior, motivation and overall attitude. There have been many psychological studies that demonstrate the strong influence a situation has on a person’s behavior. Economy, living conditions, education and treatment can have an enormous impact on an individual’s conduct and demeanor. The ever-changing situations of the 19th century in America posed a challenge for various groups of people. People were often put in demanding situations and most reacted according to their current environment....   [tags: Psychology]
:: 4 Works Cited
3685 words
(10.5 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Situational Analysis - Chick-fil-a - Situation Analysis External environment Chick-fil-A is affected by numerous external forces which challenge upper management’s ability to make Chick-fil-A "America’s best quick-service restaurant". Through intense strategic planning, based upon the vision, mission and corporate values, Chick-fil-A has been able to establish a unique position in a very competitive industry. The corporate purpose of Chick-fil-A, "To glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to us and to have a positive influence on all who come into contact witch Chick-fil-A", their commitment to family and the community, and their sound business decisions, have made Chick-fil-A one of the most profitabl...   [tags: Business Case Study] 1670 words
(4.8 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Organizational Climate vs. Organizational Culture - Compare and contrast organizational (command) climate with organizational culture. Leaders have influence the organizational climate and can change the command culture. However to accomplish that they have to first understand the existing organizational culture within which they are operating. Culture is the behavior characteristic of a particular group. In an organizational setting, leaders have to be mindful of this cultural factors in the context that is sensitive to the different backgrounds of team members to best leverage their talent....   [tags: Business Management ] 1559 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Organizational Culture Found Within Army Doctrine - There are several definitions and applications for organizational culture found within Army doctrine. Through synthesis of L100 readings, organizational culture is a set of institutional norms shared by its people who create a distinctive environment to observe, analyze, and act. Like organizational culture, L100 provides much source material, both literally and figuratively. Commander’s actions and examples model organizational climate which influence localized standards of conduct for his or her subordinates which can directly correlate to the health and sustainability of a unit....   [tags: U.S. Military] 1262 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Clearing a Path to Effective Leadership - Introduction The Path-Goal theory is explained and application of the model is discussed with attention given to the continuing education of medical professional’s serving as an illustration. Consideration of the similarities between the four leadership styles identified in the Path-Goal model and those outline in the Situational Leadership model are explained. After consideration of the similarities a reporting of insights gain from personal application of the Path-Goal questionnaire found in Northouse (2007) is given....   [tags: Leadership ]
:: 5 Works Cited
1186 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
People Make Decisions To Blend In - As people we experience many different situations that make an impact on our lives in one way or another. Think about a situation that has required someone to make a decision. Now think of all the factors that came into play when that person made their final decision. For example, you go to the store and pick one shirt out of ten other shirts to buy. Why. Were friends there encouraging the fact that the shirt looked great on. Was an adult telling you the shirt was the most appropriate to get. Maybe even a store clerk told you the shirt was on sale....   [tags: psychology]
:: 6 Works Cited
1287 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Analysis of Management Theories - Management theory can be traced back hundreds of years. It seems to have started at the beginning of the nineteenth century together with the emergence of industrial revolution. There are four main areas that management theories tend to follow. These basic theories can be classified as Classic, Human Relations, System and Contingency. Most recently, the contingency theory has become popular (Mullins, 1999). The contingency theory is similar to situational theory in making the assumption that there is no answer to management....   [tags: Business Management ]
:: 9 Works Cited
824 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Theory of Attributions - Attributions are referred to as the causes of behaviour, and these can be viewed as dispositional or situational. Constructing attributions allows an understanding of others. This allows us to make judgments, which in turn allow us to form an impression of an individual, which will either promote or inhibit our interaction with that individual. Attribution is an important aspect of human behaviour, as it allows predications to be made with respect to forthcoming actions. Attribution explains human causal reasoning i.e....   [tags: Psychology] 2171 words
(6.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The IQ Debate - Intelligence can be defined in many different ways. This concept has been the focus of numerous studies and investigations by psychologists and other scientific experts. Intelligence can be the mental ability to reason, plan ahead, understand a wide range of complex issues and learn from past experiences (Gottfredson, 1997). Intelligence is the “resultant of the process of acquiring, storing in memory, retrieving, combining, comparing, and using in new contexts information and conceptual skills” (Humphreys, 1979) Intelligence is commonly measured through the use of a number of scales and quantitative measures, like the Intelligence Quotient (IQ), developed by Alfred Binet in early 20th cent...   [tags: Intelligence]
:: 6 Works Cited
1150 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Irony in Everyday Life - In general, a discrepancy between appearances and reality is irony. Irony is encountered thoughout our daily activies and comes in many forms; verbal, situational, and cosmic. Verbal irony is the most familiar kind, this occurs when we understand that the speaker's meaning is far from the usual meaning. For example, Sally rushes all morning to get to the parking lot early, only to find her space taken, she then exclaims,"This is exacly why I rushed, just so I can hunt for a empty space." We understand that she is not happy, and that her meaning is not literal....   [tags: Irony Essays] 412 words
(1.2 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Personality Traits and Leadership Styles of Great Leaders - Personality Traits and Leadership Styles of Great Leaders Leadership Styles of Great Leaders: Peter Drucker said, “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitation” (Kruse, 2012). Participative Leadership Style and Donald Trump: “Using participative leadership, entrepreneurs will ask for input and advice from all team members involved in the startup. This type of leadership makes every team members’ opinion an important one and employees quickly become part of the decision-making process....   [tags: decision-making process, Donald Trump]
:: 12 Works Cited
1577 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Examination of Leadership Theories Past and Present - What happens to a person who is thrusted into a leadership position or a person who decides he/she wants to lead others. Would this person have to or need to take leadership classes in order to become a “good” leader or is this something that needs to be learned and nurtured by a mentor. According to Clawson (2006), “leadership is about managing energy, first in yourself and then in those around you” (p. 3). Clawson (2006) further adds that people have good ideas and believe in them but their energy is very low, therefore, they cannot effectively generate enough energy to lead others....   [tags: Leadership]
:: 5 Works Cited
1395 words
(4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Designing an ESP Course for Metallurgists - 2.4.1 Types of syllabus A syllabus is an expression of opinion on the nature of language and leaning; it is considered as a guide for teacher as well as for learner to provide them with the goals to be achieved. Hutchinson and Waters define syllabus in the following way: at its simplest level a syllabus can be described as a statement of what is to be learnt. It reflects language and linguistic performance. [1; p.80] This interpretation is based on results and consequences rather than on process and it is viewed as a traditional explanation....   [tags: Education]
:: 30 Works Cited
1474 words
(4.2 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Enlightenment: An Incredible Change - The Enlightenment is known as the age of reasons because of its gradual changes or transitions from traditional to modern societies. It was a big change from faith or religion towards science and the intellectual reasoning. Also, many societies or people changed their styles of living and beliefs such as they went from rural to urban, agriculture to commerce, believe to reason, religion to science, and so on. During the Neo-Classical era, many world famous writers such as Jean-Baptiste Poquelin known by Moliere, Jonathan Swift, and Francois-Marie Arouet know by Voltaire wrote some incredible stories, poems, plays and articles about the age of reason....   [tags: Social Studies]
:: 3 Works Cited
1172 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Surviving the Unthinkable - We are never truly prepared for a catastrophic event but we spend plenty of time worrying about what we are going to do in one situation or another. We as human beings, much like animals, are hard-wired with survival skills; though sometimes our brains don’t always choose the right response. There are different tendencies the human brain leans toward in a life-threatening event or situation. Situational awareness and normalcy bias are two main tendencies that are displayed in disasters or extreme stress situations....   [tags: Psychology]
:: 8 Works Cited
1413 words
(4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Nursing Leadership Styles - Giltinane (2013) identifies three leadership styles. The first is transactional leadership in which a leader is controlling and functions in a reward and punishment environment. In transactional leadership style, leaders give little room for employees to express ingenuity. Decisions are passed laterally from top down and the form of leadership is to stress obedience rather than loyalty. Transactional leadership is closely related to autocratic style (Giltinane, 2013). The second leadership style is transformation leadership in which the leader will employ any tactic to engage the employee fully in the task and achieve the common goal....   [tags: Nurse leaders]
:: 7 Works Cited
971 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Transformational Leadership in Healthcare -   Why now. Why are we focusing on transformational leadership. Healthcare costs are continuing to rise. Some of the critical problems and active debates prevalent in many hospital organizations include the rapidly intensifying healthcare costs, funding and reimbursement cutbacks, and concern regarding the overall quality and safety of health care. “Healthcare systems have come under pressure to improve performance and manage productivity” (Botting, 2011). To be successful in the 21st century, there is a demand on healthcare systems to have a vision and executive and clinical leadership to inspire the change process and make the difference between success and failure in change....   [tags: Hospital Administration]
:: 8 Works Cited
849 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Downfall of Hamlet - In many of William Shakespeare’s plays, the main character is driven to make decisions based ironic situations they are faced with. Oftentimes, these decisions ultimately lead to their downfall. In William Shakespeares, Hamlet, the author uses both situational and dramatic irony to facilitate the downfall of his characters. In this tragedy,Shakespeare exemplifies this irony through Hamlet’s sexual tension for his mother, the irony surrounding the role of Laertes in relation to Hamlet as well as the situational irony surrounding the role of Claudius....   [tags: Literary analysis, shakespeare]
:: 4 Works Cited
1364 words
(3.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Irony of William Shakespeare's Othello - The Irony of William Shakespeare's Othello Irony plays a great role in ?The Tragedy of Othello?. The villain, Iago, plans from the very beginning of the play to ruin Othello?s life. All the major characters in the play believe that Iago is an honest and trustworthy person. The tragic irony is that Iago fools them all. Throughout the whole play Iago manipulates the people around him and lies to them. Iago is very distressed, because Michael Cassio was promoted to Othello?s lieutenant instead of himself....   [tags: William Shakespeare Othello Iago Essays]
:: 1 Works Cited
1441 words
(4.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Effects of Stress and Personality on the Formation of Causal Attributions - The Effects of Stress and Personality on the Formation of Causal Attributions How we attribute behavior can have a profound effect on our analysis of it. For instance, attribution theory, which attempts to clarify why our explanations for a person’s behavior can differ so drastically, holds that we may attribute his or her behavior to dispositional (inner qualities) or situational (environmental) influences. Other factors such as stress and personality type also affect attribution formation, significantly increasing the number of attributions we make and our sense of control in a situation....   [tags: Psychology]
:: 4 Works Cited
1251 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Evidence Based Course Development in Nursing - A model for evidence based instruction in nursing is discussed. This model delineates method by which evidence based course development can be approached systematically and systematically. Phases and activities inherent in three course development phases - specifically planning, design and application are outlined. Application of the Model for Evidence Based Course Development in Nursing will lead to the institution of a course document that encompasses a core curriculum, a didactic plan and an implementation strategy....   [tags: Nursing Essays] 1643 words
(4.7 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Irony In "Romeo and Juliet" - Irony occurs when there is conflict about what was stated and what something really means. There are three main types of irony. Irony can make the difference in a good book, and a great book. It is in just about every scene of Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare uses different types of irony for many reasons. The first type of irony is verbal irony. It starts being used in the very beginning of the play when the chorus says “Two households, both alike in dignity” (prologue). The chorus states they are dignified, but they are really very undignified....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature]
:: 4 Works Cited
736 words
(2.1 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
The National Response Plan - The National Response Plan The National Response Framework is a guide designed to assist local, State, and Federal governments in developing functional capabilities and identifying resources based on hazard identification and risk assessment. It outlines the operating structure and identifies key roles and responsibilities. It established a framework to identify capabilities based on resources and the current situation no matter the size or scale. It integrates organizational structures and standardizes how the Nation at all levels plans to react to incidents....   [tags: Emergency Management ]
:: 2 Works Cited
1058 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Emotional Intelligence in Leadership - The premise of emotional intelligence in leadership is that emotional intelligence should be the premise of leadership. Before tasks, followers, goals and styles can be defined or critiqued, the leader’s emotional intelligence must first be assessed (Goleman, Boyatzis & McKee, 2002, pg 5). Emotional intelligence then becomes the predictor of how effectively the leader will be able to lead in any given situation, set of tasks or followers. In this paper, the author will compare this premise of emotional intelligence with the Leader-member exchange (LMX) theory and the situational approach to leadership (Northouse, 2010)....   [tags: Leadership]
:: 3 Works Cited
1544 words
(4.4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Literary Devices in Macbeth - Many authors compose their works with the assistance of literary devices or figurative language. As one is able to tell from Shakespeare's play Macbeth, it is easy to see that Shakespeare's style and portrayal of the story were not only made possible by literary devices but were also enhanced by Shakespeare's use of those same devices. The most evident literary device that Shakespeare used in Macbeth was his use of dialogue and stage directions. Dialogue is a very simple concept that is just simply the conversation between two characters....   [tags: Shakespeare, dialogue, foil, asides]
:: 2 Works Cited
671 words
(1.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Analysis of Satirical Literature - During the Age of Enlightenment, people began believing in and relying upon rational thought instead of religious dogma to explain the world. This newfound emphasis on rationality promoted a breadth of freedom in speech that was previously unknown, a fact which was utilized by philosophers such as John Locke, Rousseau, and Sir Isaac Newton. In addition, the Age of Enlightenment produced famous writers who didn’t agree with the irrational politics and old traditions of their respective countries, and instead relied upon wit and satire to expose the corruption and poor human condition existing around them....   [tags: Enlightenment Writers, Rationality] 798 words
(2.3 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Approaches to crime prevention - Approaches to crime prevention have emerged over time and are demonstrated in different solutions, practices, and policies executed by law enforcement, courts, corrections, family, and community. Some of the dominant approaches to crime prevention currently used by law enforcement, courts, corrections, family, and community are: situational crime prevention, crime prevention through social development, crime prevention through environmental design, community crime prevention, reduction of recidivism, and policing....   [tags: Law Enforcement, Communications Strategy]
:: 5 Works Cited
1659 words
(4.7 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
What is Business Strategy -   Task 1 What is Strategy. Strategy is the long-term plan of an organization, which achieves advantage in a dynamic environment through fully utilization of available resources and competencies in order to achieve the goals of an organization. Theories Related to Strategic Planning Strategic planning is a management tool that is intended to support goals and objectives and making decision by allocating resources and it additionally helps to spot company’s strength, weakness, opportunities and threats....   [tags: Long Term Plan, Organization, Business]
:: 2 Works Cited
1732 words
(4.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Leadership Theories for CrysTel's Change Initiative - Leadership Theories for CrysTel's Change Initiative Abstract To see success in the CrysTel initiative, a new frontier in understanding organizational change is necessary to translate successfully implemented changes into real organizational benefits. This can be accomplished through a systematic analysis of "cross level linkages," connections between departments or business units and the organization as a whole. This paper will present three leadership theories believed to be most effective for CrysTel's change initiative....   [tags: Organization Management Leadership Business] 1608 words
(4.6 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Women Conform More than Men - Women Conform More than Men Studies over the years have shown a higher rate of conformity among women than men. Psychologists have attributed this difference to many areas, such as personality traits, differing views of conformity, social status, and situational forces. The following research and studies illustrate the findings which confirm this hypothesis. Personality Traits of Men vs. Women According to Eagley, Wood, and Fishbaugh (1981), women are more concerned than men about the quality of interpersonal relationships....   [tags: Conformity Psychology Gender Roles Essays]
:: 5 Works Cited
989 words
(2.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Jane Lewsi Case study - The Situational Leadership Model and the Jeanne Simmons Case Introduction: The Situational Leadership Model The situational leadership model is based on certain assumptions. One of these assumptions is that there are different levels (or situations) in which a leadership style is played out. In the same way that there are four different levels of readiness on the part of staff or “followers”, there are also four leadership styles. On the whole it is the level that the followers are to be found that is most important element in the equation when a leadership style is seen to be to be the appropriate style and is chosen from among four possible styles....   [tags: essays research papers] 631 words
(1.8 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Social Psychology - The principles and theories of Social Psychology are important and useful in assessing behaviors in situations. These social psychological principles and their applications can be seen in fictional films which can also be attributed to everyday life. One such film that holds certain social psychological perspectives is Will Gluck’s 2010 production of Easy A. A film about high school student Olive Penderghast and how a sudden change in popularity and financial status, after an unintentional rumor about how she supposedly lost her virginity to a college guy spread through the entire her school....   [tags: Principles, Theories, Applications] 1263 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
A Research on The Propensity of People to Exhibit an Aversion to Harm - ... The participants were told that at the end of the experiment, the remaining money would be randomly multiplied by 1-10 times and could be kept. In the Scenario PvG condition, participants went through a hypothetical written version of the above PvG task. Participants were asked to imagine the scenarios and answer what they would do accordingly. In both scenarios the dependant variable measured was the amount of money (real or hypothetical) kept at the end of the task. The results of Study 1b showed overwhelming support for the experimenters' hypothesis as the average amount of money kept in the Real PvG condition ($12.52) was significantly larger than that of the Scenario PvG ($1.53)....   [tags: violence, moral proscription, motivation]
:: 4 Works Cited
1092 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Significant Roles of Self-Esteem in Learning English As Foreign Language - In TEFL domain, we know that language learning is affected by Many factors, such as cognitive and Affective factors that it is sometimes called intrinsic factors. For being a successful learner, we should not just pay attention to one of these. Recently, Affective variables have taken much interest. They are described as” emotional side of human behavior” (Brown, 2000, p. 143) and they include many components, such as motivation, anxiety, Inhibition, self-esteem, self-actualization, self-assessment, risk-taking, empathy, and extroversion....   [tags: language, psychological factors]
:: 9 Works Cited
2044 words
(5.8 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Mahler’s Youth and a Brief Analysis of his Second Symphony - The main focus of this paper is going to be about Mahler’s youth and also his second symphony ‘Resurrection’. Since there is little information regarding his youth in Vienna (1875-1880)it is necessary to do a situational analysis of Mahler’s context, in which I will try to establish a connection between the socio-political context and the young Mahler, based on situational logic. It is also necessary to recall Mahler’s childhood years to understand the whole effect of his work. Therefore, this paper will be divided into a) a brief recount of his childhood, b) a situational analysis of the socio-political factors of Vienna in 1875-1880, and c) a brief analysis of his 2nd Symphony.....   [tags: Resurrection, Gustav Mahler, Vienna]
:: 9 Works Cited
2013 words
(5.8 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Test Anxiety and Emotional Reactivity on Test Outcome - During studying students are experiencing varieties of emotions. Test anxiety and emotional reactivity to test outcome are one of most frequent and the strongest stressors for students during their college days (Pekrun, Goetz, Titz, & Perry, 2002). Various studies have shown that test anxiety correlate negatively with cumulative grades-point average (Diener, Schwarz, & Nickerson, 2011), academic performance (& Elliot, Pekrun, & Maier, 2009) and students’ health (Conley & Lehman, 2012). Test anxiety and emotional reactivity of test outcome can be influenced by both situational and trait factors (Putwain, Woods, & Symes, 2010)....   [tags: Emotional Distress, Neuroticism]
:: 26 Works Cited
1200 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Relationship Between Humor and Culture: Emma Jameson - ... While America continues to endure a painfully immature and simple sense of humor, Britain experienced the Golden Age of Sitcoms through a maniac and quirky ways. Due to their bold cues and blunt wording, Son of Fred was known to be outrageously hilarious. Director Dick Lester intended on shocking his audience, even giving Spike Milligan credit for the comedy sketch, joking that he only "created some order out of much chaos". The genuine and ridiculous humor became popular fast and clearly influenced many new comedians....   [tags: english speakers, language]
:: 9 Works Cited
1114 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Rational Choice and Biological Trait Theories - ... In order for the criminals to proceed with their ideas to achieve some sort of personal gain they will put these situational factors into their planning before a crime. Another situational factor that the criminals will think about is security measures that are associated with the companies that the criminals are looking at to commit their illegal acts in. Rational choice theory has been used by numerous criminals and will continue to be used in future crimes furthermore; it is a theory that should be widely understood by all justice departments to prevent future crimes (Printer for Ontario, 2010)....   [tags: punishment, criminal behavior, criminology]
:: 3 Works Cited
1763 words
(5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Exploring the Different Styles of Coaching - It is the rare individual who has the exact same style and set of behaviors at work as at home. There are many legitimate reasons for this. When asked why they have different behaviors and actions, people typically respond that work has a completely different environment and calls for adaptations to that environment. There is a supervisor to whom they report, creating a somewhat subservient role. There are also the daily pressures, stressors, deadlines, lack of autonomy and other situations involving low power over which one has very little control....   [tags: sports]
:: 4 Works Cited
963 words
(2.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Interview With a Human Resources Manger - I have taken an interview of the Human Resources Manager Mr. John Smith of a respected University. I asked him to come for a coffee at Starbucks coffee shop. He did not refuse me and came at time. First, I shared my course content and whatever I knew about course and career. I started with explaining many things regarding human resource management, as he is the most competent Human Resources Manager in my eyes. I started by describing about what our College is teaching about Human Resource Management....   [tags: Interview Essay]
:: 5 Works Cited
2809 words
(8 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Irony in Kate Chopin's Story of an Hour - Irony in Chopin's Story of an Hour   Irony is a useful device for giving stories many unexpected twists and turns. In Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour," irony is used as an effective literary device. Situational irony is used to show the reader that what is expected to happen sometimes doesn't. Dramatic irony is used to clue the reader in on something that is happening that the characters in the story do not know about. Irony is used throughout Chopin's "The Story of an Hour" through the use of situational irony and the use of dramatic irony....   [tags: Chopin Story of An Hour Essays]
:: 1 Works Cited
794 words
(2.3 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Insomnia, the Trouble of Nights - People do many activities during day time, adults work; students go to school and study; children play games or homemakers stay at home for daily house works, but everyone do something. Even if some activities are enjoyable, easy or funny after all at the end of the day, people need to sleep to rest their bodies. Sleeping time is an indispensible part of human lives which is needed and spent every single day. Human beings need sleeping to forget tiredness of an ending day mentally and also physically, so they can restart another new day....   [tags: Health, Diseases] 1317 words
(3.8 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Managing Resistance to Organizational Change - In the course of considering and implementing change, the need frequently arises for effective application of the approaches and tools for managing resistance to change (Palmer, Dunford, & Akin, 2009). Change often fails from ineffective management of the internal and external forces of resistance opposing change (Kotter & Schlesinger, 2008; Oreg, 2003; Palmer et al., 2009). In response, this paper discusses the approaches (tools) deemed most essential for managing resistance to change relative to the scope of the situational contexts in which they might be applied....   [tags: Management]
:: 16 Works Cited
1965 words
(5.6 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Management: Planning Function - Management: Planning Function Planning is a major function of management. Planning may be the most important of all management functions. Planning involves a six-step process that assists an organization in setting goals and determining how to accomplish them best (Allen, 1998). “Effective planning helps an organization adapt to change by identifying opportunities and avoiding problems....   [tags: Business Management Planning Strategic] 1617 words
(4.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Cask of Amontillado - Edgar Allan Poe is one of greatest American authors and poets. He is well-known as a master of using irony in his story. “The Cask of Amontillado” is a horror story about revenge of Montresor upon Fortunato. Fortunato believes Montresor is his good friend, but he ends up with being chained and walled in to the catacombs. There are three types of irony used in this short story: verbal irony, dramatic irony, and situational irony. Using these ironies, Poe wants the readers to understand about Montresor’s “friendship” with Fortunato....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Allan Poe] 885 words
(2.5 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Theories of Criminal Behavior - In this essay, two theories specifically focusing on sexual offending against children are compared and critical evaluated. Finkelhor’s (1984) Precondition model integrates four underlying factors that might explain the occurrence of child sexual abuse and categorizes them into four preconditions: motivation to offend, overcoming internal inhibitors, overcoming external inhibitors and overcoming child’s resistance that occur in a temporal sequence where each is necessary for the other to develop....   [tags: Sexual Offenders, Child Sexual Abuse] 2478 words
(7.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Leader Models - Introduction The purpose of this paper is to conduct a literature review of Hersey and Blanchard’s leadership theory and model. The researcher will provide a brief description of the major points of the situation leadership theory/model. Also, the researcher will highlight the efficacy of the theory/model in its approach to leadership. Finally, the researcher will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the theory/model. Major Points of the Situational Leadership Model According to Hambleton and Gumpert (1982) the Hersey and Blanchard’s Situational Leadership Theory is used to help leaders influence the behavior of others to be effective in their interaction with others....   [tags: Management]
:: 9 Works Cited
1447 words
(4.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Sexual Disorders - In society you would never expect things such as a sexual disorder or abnormal sexual behavior to happen to an ordinary person. Abnormal sexual behavior consist of different disorders, but in order for it to be considered a disorder it must have one of the three requirements, which are bringing harm to others, persistent or recurrent distress, or impairment in important areas of functioning. When looking more in debt at sexual disorders there are many different reasons why disorders occur, from being raped to it just being genetically, you never know why a person is the way they are....   [tags: Parental Sexual Behaviors] 1162 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
A Comparison of Irony in Crime and Punishment and A Doll's House - Use of Irony in Crime and Punishment and A Doll's House There are many links between Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and A Doll's House, by Henrik Isben. Each character goes through many ironic situations. Throughout both of the works dramatic, situational, and verbal irony are used. Dramatic irony is used throughout Crime and Punishment. The reader knows that Rodion Romanovitch Raskolnikov killed the pawnbroker, Alyona Ivanovna, and her sister, Lizaveta Ivanovna. A quote to support this is, "He took the axe right out, swung it up in both hands, barely conscious of what he was doing, and almost without effort, almost effort, almost mechanically, brought the butt of it down...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
:: 2 Works Cited
1294 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Leader-Follower Relationship - Leadership is studied and analysed so that the effective practices can be taught and applied in today’s organizations. The concept of leadership has been expanded to discuss the follower’s role in the leader-follower relationship. While leading is often considered an active role, following can have a negative connotation, especially when seen as a passive, subordinate position. However, following can be a choice, and the difference between the leader and follower is the activities, rather than abilities (Wren, p.201)....   [tags: leadership, motivation theories]
:: 4 Works Cited
1467 words
(4.2 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Rational Choice Theory - There are three main points that are reinforced in rational choice theory (Cornish and Clarke, 1986). First, it may work better or worse for different types of crime, yet it is thought that there are rational choices in every type of crime even impulsive and pathologic crimes. Second, the theory should be applied on a crime-specific basis. Hence, burglaries can’t be grouped together in among residential and commercial categories. Rather, they must be broken into smaller facets such as public housing burglaries or wealthy residential neighborhoods....   [tags: Legal Issues, Criminal Activity] 1230 words
(3.5 pages)
Unrated Essays [preview]
Adjusting To Stress - “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, do not adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.”(Confucius.) Despite where we are at in this point in time of one's life, one thing that remains the same is are the ability to adjust and adapt. In life, we must adapt to the ever diverse demands of life that inevitably comes with it; such as coping with stress, low self esteem, and impression management. Adjusting to life is hard enough, but adjusting to stress is a whole other ball park; reason being is that there are just as many different kinds of stresses as there are people....   [tags: Impression Management, Unrealistic Goals]
:: 1 Works Cited
994 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Teen Panic Attacks - Children transition to teenagers often causes great stress on teens. Teenagers often feel pressure to do things that they wouldn’t normally do and feel overwhelmed with new school activities. Some teens may experience extreme cases of depression, family stresses and less family support. In the other hand some teens that are experiencing the above circumstances are not able to control the different changes or the harsh circumstances that their going through, and they often express their emotion with a panic attack....   [tags: Disorder, Causes, Treatment]
:: 3 Works Cited
963 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Aspects of Criminology - ... In this aspect of criminology, there are two complementary theories that place emphasis on punishment. Deterrence theory suggests that swift, certain, and severe punishment reduces crime and rational choice perspective holds that human beings calculate both the costs and benefits of criminal behavior before they decide whether to engage in crime. (Vito, Maahs and Holmes) Deterrence, the prevention of crime, is divided into two types: specific and general. Specific focuses on the goal of criminal sentencing seeking to prevent a particular offender from engaging in repeat criminality and general focuses on a goal of criminal sentencing that seeks to prevent others from committing crimes si...   [tags: feminist, criminal behavior, criminologists]
:: 5 Works Cited
1963 words
(5.6 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Irony in The Most Dangerous Game and The Cask of Amontillado - Irony in Richard Connell's The Most Dangerous Game and The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe Irony is used in writing to add new interest to a seemingly ordinary subject. Richard Connell's The Most Dangerous Game and The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe use irony throughout their stories, creating unique works. To recognize Irony, you must first understand it, then you can see how it is used in these two works. Irony is a word with many meanings aside from what we often think of as irony....   [tags: Richard Connell Edgar Allen Poe] 440 words
(1.3 pages)
FREE Essays [view]
Leadership in Today's Business World - Part 1) Introduction: In today's more rapidly changing world, leadership prevails everywhere. It is playing a more important role not only in our personal life but also in our professional life, because leadership has a great impact and influence on people. So, utilizing leadership adequately can bring us a piece of attractive picture. To use humanizing actions is a critical leadership skill, which will be discussed in the following paragraphs, to motivate and inspire energy of team members to achieve the set goal....   [tags: Management Leader]
:: 8 Works Cited :: 8 Sources Cited
2063 words
(5.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Power of Irony in Literature - Missing Works Cited Strictly speaking, irony is simply a discordance or incongruity of facts. It arises when a discrepancy occurs between what a person says and what he does . Chua, in his Enjoying Fiction discusses that there are three forms of irony that exist in literature. These are the verbal, situational and dramatic ironies. When used properly, the irony as an element of fiction not only arouses the interest of the readers but also supplements the message that the author intends to translate....   [tags: Irony Ironic] 1245 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Mediated Learning Experience - In this chapter there is one main idea. The main idea is that there are nine additional parameters of Mediated Learning Experience (MLE) that are situationally appropriate. The key concepts for the second half of this chapter are the situation or event specific parameters identified by the authors. Herein each of the parameters will be identified and a possible classroom connection will be noted. In addition, a brief correlation to traditional and contemporary learning theories will be identified....   [tags: Literature Review]
:: 2 Works Cited
1523 words
(4.4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Examining The Nature of Evil in 'The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde and "Down A Dark Hall" by Lois Duncan - “The line between good and evil is permeable and almost anyone can be induced to cross it when pressured by situational forces.” BOB BOB In order to eliminate evil and corruption, one must fully understand the systematic way in which they operate. By examining the behaviour of corrupt and corruptible people, it is possible to deduce the very nature of evil. In The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde and Down A Dark Hall by Lois Duncan, Dorian Gray and Kit Gordy are exposed to evil and soon corrupted....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 1693 words
(4.8 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
A Study of Theft, Sabotage, and Unethical Behavior among Commission-Based Workers: A Motivational View - Introduction In my career as a groomer I have seen many cases of theft, sabotage and other unethical behaviors. The most recent example that comes to mind involves all of these behaviors. My last co-worker would routinely take grooms “under the table” (taking cash straight from a customer in exchange for a groom rather than recording the transaction and taking a percentage of the charge in commission). She would also grant deep discounts to regular customers, sabotaging her own commission and pay, yet using this as an excuse to steal....   [tags: Locus of Control, Retaliation]
:: 20 Works Cited
3185 words
(9.1 pages)
Research Papers [preview]


Your search returned over 400 essays for "situational"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>