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The Transformations of Lady Macbeth and Hamlet - The Transformations of Lady Macbeth and Hamlet In William Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, we experience a completely different Lady Macbeth at the beginning of the play, than we do as the play unfolds. Lady Macbeth is the perfect example of a character playing a dramatic role reversal. At the beginning of the play, her character was that of a strong, controlling wife, whose goal was to make her husband commit a murder in order to become king. Lady Macbeth ends up going crazy and having a nervous breakdown, eventually killing herself....   [tags: Shakespeare] 647 words
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Transformations to Indian Classical Music - ... Hindustani classical music has historically been regarded as an entertainment solely for the Indian feudal aristocrats, who provided patronage for the musicians. The Indian aristocracy nurtured classical music as their own, with the millions of people beyond that context not exposed to the music (Ruckert 2004). The culture surrounding the music was submerged in traditional structures, with the musicians having definite social positions. In modern India, however, the traditional structures have become obsolete....   [tags: tradition, culture, hindustani ] 804 words
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The Transformations in Bangalore - Phase 1 transformation From 1960-1973 During this period the Bangalore city becomes the capital of Karnataka and administrative buildings established and major public sector industries like BEL, BEML, ITI, HMT etc grew. Earlier to 1960 the Bangalore had textile industries like Binny mill, Ramakumar Mills etc., The trading of Cloths was one of the main Business during this time. The urge for land for the residential purposes of migrated employees increased, and many catchment areas and lakes are converted to residential layout....   [tags: transport, industries, catchment] 1670 words
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The Effects Of Cyberspace: Reflections And Transformations - Everyone knows how it feels to wish they could be some else. At some point almost everyone thinks about what it would be like to see things from a different perspective. The internet provides a safe and easy way for people to "try out new identities." It gives people the opportunity to have lives that are completely unconnected to their real identity. Sherry Turkle theorizes in "Cyberspace and Identity" that those who make the most of their online lives approach it in spirit of self-reflection and those who are aware of their online personalities use the internet for personal and social transformations....   [tags: Internet Perspectives Identity] 1197 words
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Taking a look at Transformations in China - ... Further the Chinese government began to explore the concept of human rights prompting the government to sign the covenant against torture and other cruel inhuman or degrading treatment in the year 1986. In the year 1988 the government of China celebrated the 40th anniversary of the universal declaration of human rights. China’s economic success has continued to grow making it acquire a more prestigious position in the international system. The economic growth has risen by 10 percent annually from the year 2006 with the aid of large government infrastructure expenditures (Goldstein & Pevehouse, 2011, pg 463)....   [tags: economic development] 1302 words
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Transformations in Ovid's Metamorphosis - Transformations in Ovid's Metamorphosis Transformations from one shape or form into another are the central theme in Ovid's Metamorphoses. The popularity and timelessness of this work stems from the manner of story telling. Ovid takes stories relevant to his culture and time period, and weaves them together into one work with a connecting theme of transformation throughout. The thread of humor that runs through Metamorphoses is consistent with the satire and commentary of the work. The theme is presented in the opening lines of Metamorphoses, where the poet invokes the gods, who are responsible for the changes, to look favorably on his efforts to compose....   [tags: Ovid Metamorphoses Essays]
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Oedipus the King - The Character Transformations of Oedipus - Oedipus the King - The Character Transformations of Oedipus Through the character of Oedipus, Sophocles shows the consequences of defying the divine order. Oedipus served Thebes as a great ruler, loved by his subjects; but, like most in the human race, he slipped through the cracks of perfection. Oedipus had many faults, but it was primarily the tragic flaw of hubris, arrogance from excessive pride, which doomed his existence, regardless of the character attributes that made him such a beloved king....   [tags: Oedipus King Oedipus Rex Essays Papers]
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Transformations in "The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver - When thinking of birds, visualizing them building their nests in cacti certainly isn't the first thing that comes to mind. In the book, The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver, metaphorically everyone is constantly building their nests in cacti, and evolving from their experiences. From living in attics to taking trips across the country with no destination, characters in this book don't live what society considers the “conventional American lifestyle.” Growing and thriving in unexpected and unusual places and ways is nothing but average throughout the book....   [tags: The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver] 1418 words
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Identity Transformations from Past to Present - Every individual has a distinct past that shapes his or her identity. The situations people face may cause them to have distorted perceptions of themselves. These distorted perceptions allow people to lose sight of the important things in life. In order to discover their true selves they will need to create a path for self transformation. Scott Momaday, Victor Joseph and Macklemore have different pasts but all share a common thread of reconnecting with the important things in life. Many variables affect each person’s destiny, but it is their physical and psychological factors that predisposition their vulnerability....   [tags: preceptions, valnerable, destiny] 1522 words
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SAF Resonds with Transformations to Higher Expectations and a Tech-Savy Generation - ... Cadets on the other hand are not able to concentrate well throughout the lesson taught due to long hours of lecture period. Due to this reason, some cadets may not be able to remember most of the stuff taught during lecture. In the second part of the training, the cadets will be having hands-on session where they will be practicing with their peers. Practical was carried out to allow the cadets to practice on what they had learned during the lecture. The cadets had to pay close attention on what the instructor was doing before they start on their hands-on session....   [tags: cadets, lectures, involvement] 1007 words
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BBC's Shakespeare Retold: Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Brian Percival - Transformations are altering certain thematic concerns of the original text, yet still retaining much of the storyline. The process of transformation requires some conscious decisions which shape and re-shape the meaning, and must be justified in order to execute them. . This is explored in ‘BBC’s Shakespeare Re-told: Much ado about Nothing”, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s original playwright “Much ado about Nothing” Transformations inherently contain traces of the author’s social and cultural context....   [tags: Literary Transformations, Themes] 761 words
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Transformations - The Study of transformation and its meaning can be difficult to understand. It can however be made easier through he use of sources such as novels, plays and movies. Two plays that help this study, include Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Stoppard’s R + G.Both plays are written in different times making the two a very important aspect, in its relation to the notion of ‘transformation’. Through elements in both plays such as context, themes and techniques we are able to understand the relationship between the two The context and values of both plays are able to bring out the nature of the protagonists....   [tags: essays research papers] 997 words
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The Country of Singapore - Introduction Singapore as a country has had various transformations throughout its history, however the period 1950 and 1970 was quite critical. Much of these changes had a lot to do with the development of trade and manufacturing. This is without forgetting the financial sector where the intention was to come up with a financial hub that could be used in economic development. Looking at the case of Singapore, we would say that it is a productive economy with a very high market competition. This observation has been further clarified by the Swiss International Institute for Management Development, going with their report that they released in the year 2001 (Chellaraj & Mattoo, 2009)....   [tags: various transformations, country history]
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The American Revoluationary War - ... This threatened to break the Confederation Congress in favor of regionalized governments. At the time of this rebellion, the flaws within the federal government as constituted under the Articles of Confederation were exposed. In fact, during the opening speech of the convention, James Madison (a delegate of Virginia) lamented that the federal government could not check the quarrels between states nor the rebellion in anyway. This spurred a rigorous debate on the need for a somewhat stronger central government....   [tags: social, intellutual, political, transformations] 1076 words
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Anglo-Mohammedan Law: Colonial Transformations to Sharia in India - The history of the British colonization of India, from a commercial trade relationship to a relationship of control, is deeply tied to the manipulation of Islamic law as was previously practiced by the Mughal Empire. With the development of a 19th century sovereign nation state in India, the British found themselves increasingly in need of developing strategies of centralization and control. They responded to this need by borrowing preexisting concepts from Sharia that they modified in utilitarian ways to redistribute power from the hands of the Moghul rulers to British ones, and developed Orientalist philosophies that justified the colonizing project....   [tags: orientalism, sharia, ijtihad taqlid, india]
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The Impact of Fashion in the 1920s - ... The Flapper was an expression used to describe the bold appearance and behavior women embraced during the 1920s that triggered the manner in how they would be viewed forever (Hanson, 49). It consisted of a drastically short haircut, normally a bob, dresses that showed more leg, which was considered inappropriate, no more corsets, and sometimes even trousers, thereby removing the image of the perfect women every man had always desired (Rosenberg). This eccentric creation was one of the primary sources of rebellion women used to make their statement; they wanted to strengthen themselves in society (Fashion in the 1920s)....   [tags: unprecedented transformations]
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The Transformations in My Design Process - In 1964 Marshall McLuhan identified a new phenomenon in Modern society. That year, McLuhan published Understanding Media, a book of essays that focus on the pervasive effects of new media on our lives. McLuhan predicted that the microchip would change how we conduct business, communicate, entertain ourselves, and how we learn. He condensed the world-shaking prophecies into the dictum ‘The Medium is the Message.’ We are just now beginning to understand the implications of his words. This phrase referred to the fact that media (as extensions of the human mind and body) are inextricable but independent from their content (human thought)....   [tags: Media] 1426 words
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Transformations: The Changes Muslim Women Experience when they are Strong, Smart and Brave - Transformations: The Changes Muslim Women Experience when they are Strong, Smart and Brave Works Cited Missing Many stereotypes present in modern day society portray Arab women, or more precisely, Muslim women, as having little to no independence or power. These stereotypes assert that Muslim women are oppressed both physically and psychologically, and that as a result of such outrageous treatment these women are psychologically weak. As with all stereotypes, this is a misconception. Blanket statements announcing one group of people as exhibiting the same characteristics are patently incorrect....   [tags: Arab Muslim Women Essays] 3146 words
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Character Transformations In Dh Lawrences "the Blind Man" And "the Ho - In DH Lawrence’s stories “The Blind Man” and “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter,” the reader watches as characters move from having something missing in their lives, to being truly whole. Lawrence uses images of darkness to illustrate the emotions of his characters. In “The Blind Man,” Isabel goes to look for Maurice and when she steps into the stable where he is, “The darkness seemed to be in a strange swirl of violent life” (Lawrence, 132). The darkness that swirled around Isabel is the darkness in which Maurice lives....   [tags: essays research papers] 578 words
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Transformations In American Society During The Market Revolution - Background Socialism is a difficult concept to describe, partially because the concept has been continually developing over the last two centuries, and partly because no distinctively socialist template has ever become a successful technique of governing a modern nation. By asking a socialist as to the definition of socialism, the answer would more likely confirm what socialism is not. Socialism is not capitalism. It is not exploitation. It does not mean that the rich get richer while the poor get poorer....   [tags: Capitalism Free Market ]
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World History in Europe - ... Britain especially, was heavily influenced by the discovery of the strong qualities of steel. With the help of yet another enlightenment idealist Henry Bessemer, he discovered that heating iron to a high degree it becomes stronger. Yet again this goes back to the knowledge on elements which were discovered in the scientific revolution. Steel paved a way to the extensive transportation because now steel track could hold cars and mechanized machines for traveling goods from place to place. Inventors like James Watt and George Stephenson used steam powered engines to transport items....   [tags: transformations, discoveries, advancements]
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Transformations and Political Events in the Era of Abdul Hamid II - ... In 1877 the first parliament of the Ottoman Empire was opened. This parliament was composed of two sides of delegates. One of these sides was called ‘Meclis-i Mebusan’ and this side of the parliament consisted of elected deputies. The other side of the parliament was called ‘Meclis-i Ayan’ which was composed of some nobles called ‘Ayan’. Ayan’s in this parliament was chosen directly by the sultan. This parliament with the two sides together was called ‘Meclis-i Umumi’ which means the general parliament....   [tags: ottoman sultan, ottoman history] 680 words
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Dignity and Transformation in the Face of Tragedy in The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck - ... The Joads and Jim travel from migrant camp to migrant camp, where the struggle for survival is placed in sharp relief as man must turn against man in a sickening Darwinistic environment. The characters suffer breakdowns, the father retreating from his role as a leader, the mother enduring the tragedy in silence, and Tom questioning what the point of his life even is. The climax of the struggle occurs as Jim is murdered by a police officer, who Tom then kills. In the absence of the group’s spiritual leader, Tom steps up and joins together a large group of migrants to fight for better conditions, finding his purpose as a man of the people and leaving the Joad family on his own....   [tags: church, transformation. migrant]
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Transformational Leadership in the Church - Transformation. Transformation is defined as “Moving a shape so that it is in a different position, but still has the same size, area, angles and line lengths.” (mathisfun) In the Meriiam-Webster dictionary it is defined as “to change something completely and usually in a good way.” Transformation happens everyday, through the transforming of attitude, villages, Countries, and lives. One of the biggest transformations is the Transformation of character. Character changes can affect everything around us....   [tags: transformational leadership]
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Butterfly Transformations - Before the existence of Earth, there were four winged elemental gods, and one superior god. These gods and goddesses were: the sky goddess, Gemalia; the water goddess, Saraces; the earth god, Chago; the fire goddess, Argon; and the Superior Goddess, DawnDo. These five kept constant watch over the universe, adamantly flying over and throughout the wide abyss. During one of their days off, they were playing kick the can among the stars. They all came flying down towards the can and collided, creating planet earth....   [tags: Papers] 614 words
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The Transformations in the Spanish Theatrical System during the First Third of the Nineteenth Century - The Spanish theatrical life during the eighteenth century is characterized by the presence of systems and representation modes typical of the Golden Age, in conflict with the approaches of the Enlightenment culture (see chapters 5 and 6). However, with Earl of Aranda’s reforms, as of 1767 (Rubio Jiménez, 1998) a restrictive regularization of the companies’ constitution and their itinerant regime will start. It is hoped, in this last respect, to limit the itinerant nature of the companies by replacing them with a single, fixed location that lasts the whole theatre season, which will be achieved thanks to the reforms of the last decade of the century....   [tags: theater, spain, world history] 1133 words
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Transformations in The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson - ... The appearance is not just subjected to their physical self, it also reflects through their living environment. Dr. Jekyll lives in a well-furnished mansion with “a great air of wealth and comfort” (42). This depicts the quality of the home and the morally right actions that conspires in the house, whereas Hyde lives in a laboratory with “the dingy, windowless structure…distasteful sense of strangeness” (50). The imagery in this quote is used to describe the condition of Hyde’s poor living environment....   [tags: temptation, evil, sins]
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The Social Impact of Digital Media - In the past decade, the rise in internet usage has become exponential. It has paved the way for an amalgamated globalized media network working towards bringing people together and exposing them to a wealth of information at the same time. Digital in nature, the internet is like a global village allowing everyone unlimited access to anything, anytime and anywhere. It transcends physical boundaries allowing connections on an individual, personal and professional level. More importantly, the beauty of the internet lies in the fact that it is interactive and encourages participation as well as a sense of community when compared to traditional forms of media....   [tags: Transformations in Human Communication]
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Business Analysis: Pakistan Cable - ... They believe that their decision to pay off all long term loans and also the 25% equity stake that Generable cables bought has accelerated the growth and expansion of the company which can be seen through the growth in the EPS from 2011 to 2013. As a result, the company does not plan to change its capital structure in the near future and plans to run its day to day business using short term running finance. Financial Sources When deciding on what financial sources to use for its projects or assets, PCAL considers a number of different aspects....   [tags: transformations, government, donors] 1491 words
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Transformation of Islam - Introduction Arab conquest has led to the distribution of the Arabic culture within Central Asia, including the spread of the Arabic language as state and literary. However, from 700s the authority of Arab governors and military leaders undermines, and the intensive flowering of the literature in non-Arabic languages begins during the Samanids and the Karakhanids. People adjusted religion to their way of life. Therefore, this decline in the prestige of Arabs does not symbolize a failure of Islam, but represents a transformation of Islam in Central Asia....   [tags: Religion, Arabic Culture, Central Asia] 1767 words
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Workplace Transformation and Its Importance - Workplace transformation is necessary to help a company continue to be successful and grow in the future. The company I work for is currently going through a massive transformation and re-organization. The goal of the transformation is to become more efficient by reducing redundancies and also be able to better serve our customers through specialized centers of excellence. This will also enable us to move quicker in terms of delivering new and improved products at a faster pace than ever before....   [tags: Organization, Company]
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The Process of Transformation Through Education - The Process of Transformation Through Education Nursing profession has made leaps and bounds since I embarked onto the field of nursing in 1993. While I was proud of being a nurse, I did not feel the need to be ambitious nor competitive in my field. Aside from the well known fact about the nursing shortage, I was not familiar with the numerous advancements that had been made by the profession. Most recently, I have come to realize how sophisticated and respected nursing profession has become....   [tags: Nursing ]
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The Transformation of Organizational Development - According to Gallos (2006), the founders of organizational development had understood the pitfalls of organizational life and knew that it needed to be changed. Their efforts had given rise to the organizational and applied behavioral sciences. Organizational Development is a ever growing field that is responsive to changes. There were many changes and improvements that were made over time, one of those changes was the creation of a organization development (OD) plan, this is a necessary tool to use in an organization....   [tags: efficiency, resources, management, reward system]
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Neoliberal Globalization:Transformation and Development - ... Low costs of transportation and the needs of trade largely increased international trade worldwide. In particular, the triad between North America, Europe, and East Asia now accounts for a large proportion of the world trade, while inter-regional trade within each of these three regions also became frequent. As a consequence, the nature of international trade also has changed: it is no longer only raw material or finished products that are traded, but also vast amount of intermediate products, because entrepreneurs realize that due to low costs of transportation, they can actually choose the places where certain components of a final product shall be produced....   [tags: Trade, Transnational] 1035 words
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Biology: Mutations and Transformation - ... 4. If these mutations exist then there must be countless amounts of mutations that result in unviable zygotes. Part Five – Experimental Possibilities To find the different types of mutations a genome would need to be sequenced. Next the genome would need to be bombarded with things that could mutate the sequence. The sequence could then be sequenced to find out where the mutations occurrence. The genome would then need to be manipulated synthetically to find out what effect the mutations occurred....   [tags: living organisms, artificial mutations] 1326 words
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A Monstrous Transformation in "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelly - In the novel Frankenstein, Mary Shelly conveys evidence that strongly supports the fact that one's surroundings and experiences help shape them. However, at the same time, the novel also shows that if one experiences a "normal" or "all American life", their mind may wander, as a result they may have many urges to experience something supernatural or abnormal. Furthermore, it seems that the novel is trying to convey a point that maybe in the long run a truly sheltered childhood or lifestyle may cause a certain curiosity and longing that could lead to destruction and mayhem later in life....   [tags: Frankenstein, Mary Shelly, ] 938 words
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Transformation of Reality as Portrayed in Don Quixote - ... In seventeenth-century Spain, circumstances determined your worth and track in life. Women who had no family, for whatever reason, often had no choice but to become prostitutes. They needed to survive and because society did not view women as having the capacity to have another job besides wife and mother, society forced them into a demeaning job. So by transforming these women in damsels, Cervantes is critiquing Spanish societal norms. The second example of transformation of reality, and perhaps the most famous scene in the entire novel, is the windmill scene....   [tags: society, norms, mimetic]
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Leadership theories: Autocratic Vs Transformational - In the past people believed that leaders are born not made. Now the definition of leadership has been changed because now we believe that leaders can be made through education. Leadership plays important part in every field and organization to achieve higher goal. According to Kelly, “leadership is a process of influence in which the leader influences others toward goal achievement” (Kelly & Crawford, 2013, p. 168). Nowadays there are many leadership theories and have different perspective and suggestion....   [tags: autocratic, transformational]
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Assessment of a Study of Transformational Leadership - Assessment of a study of the relationship between transformational leadership, empowerment and organizational commitment Introduction and Purpose of Study The implications of transformational leadership on a firm’s employees and the success of the firm overall are areas of ongoing research according to Ismail, Mohamed, Sulaiman, Mohamad, and Yusuf (2011). The authors make the case that in a changing global environment transformational leadership styles, rather than transactional styles, are a means organizations are using to meet their strategies (p....   [tags: social issues, transformational leadership]
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Regionalist Expressions in Brazilian National Identity - Introduction National identity is defined as the depiction of a given country as a whole in terms of its prevalent culture, languages, traditions, and politics. Among the most pronounced and authentic national identities around the globe is the Brazilian national identity. A range of research studies have been conducted to explore different characteristics attributed to this identity. Citing McCann (2004, p. 41), following the declaration of Brazil as an independent country in the year 1822, the nation has undergone a myriad of changes, which have been spurred by economic, cultural, alongside social transformations....   [tags: recognition, transformation]
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Colin Powell: Transformational Leader - 1. Introduction & Definition Transformational leadership describes a leader moving followers beyond immediate self-interests through idealized influence (charisma), inspiration motivation, intellectual stimulation, or individualized consideration. Transformational leaders are change agents. They influence the mission and objectives to make way for a brighter future for the organization. Followers are motivated to do more than is originally expected because of their feelings of trust and respect for the leader....   [tags: Transformational Leadership Essays]
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Genetic Transformation of E. Coli to Green Fluorescent Protein - ... We put a fresh tip on the micropipetter, that was set to 250 ul, and that amount of transformation solution, that contained CaCl2, was put into each tube. We then closed the tubes and put them on ice. We used a sterile loop to pick up a colony of bacteria from the starter plate and transferred it to the +pGLO and -pGLO tubes. We spun the loop in the tube so that the bacteria would spread throughout the tube leaving no chunks, and then put it back on ice. We repeated that same step, using a new loop for each tube, for the -pGLO tube with a new loop....   [tags: dna, bacterium, codes] 1195 words
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Gregor and Grete’s Transformation in The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka - Franz Kafka wrote the short story Metamorphosis in 1912. No one can truly know what he aimed to accomplish with the story, but it is thought he wrote it to demonstrate the absurdity of life. The story is written with a very simplistic undertone, ignoring how completely ludicrous the situation that Gregor Samsa and his family are in. Metamorphosis is most often thought of in the scientific meaning of the word, which according to dictionary.com is a profound change in form from one stage to the next in the life history of an organism....   [tags: compare, contrast, comparison]
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A Pattern Based Layered, Architectural Transformation Framework - A Pattern Based Layered, Architectural Transformation Framework Institute of Science and Technology Islamabad Campus, Pakistan 1ranazulfiqar@hotmail.com 2zubair.chatta@gmail.com Abstract—The need to evolve software arises with frequent business and technological changes. Service Oriented Architecture as a business centric, I.T architectural approach is no exception to this and requires a systematic approach to support such evolution at the architectural level of abstractions. Architectural transformations in the context of SOA should be specified and performed as a multi-layer architectural change mechanism....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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The Transformation from Life to Death: The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka - We are defined in life by the series of transformations we undergo. In Franz Kafka’s, The Metamorphosis, the main character, Gregor, experiences a transformation from a man into an insect. In Kate Chopin’s, the Story of an Hour, the main character, Louise, transforms from a married woman into a free woman when she is under the impression that her husband has passed away. A theme common to both stories is the relationship between the mind and body. Kafka suggests that the mind can remain the same, despite changes to the body, whereas Chopin suggests that the mind and body are intimately interlinked....   [tags: realistic, unrealistic actions, gregor]
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“Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail” - Changing situations throughout the world affect all organizations in business today. Therefore, most organizations acknowledge the need to experience change and transformation in order to survive. The key challenges companies face are due to the advancements in technology, the social environment caused by globalization, the pace of competition, and the demands regarding customer expectations. It is difficult to overcome the obstacles involved with change despite all the articles, books, and publications devoted to the topic....   [tags: Business Management ]
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George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones, The Transformation - The Transformation Game of Thrones is a book series written by George R.R. Martin, HBO has turned the books into one of the most widely followed television series on cable today. The book is set in a fantasy world that somewhat resembles what we know as the medieval era. The story follows around a vast cast of characters as they all fight to gain the “Iron Throne” in order to rule over the land. This paper will follow Daenerys Targaryen’s story during season one as she tries to get back her family’s throne....   [tags: literary analysis]
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Transformational Leadership in School Learning Environments - According to noted American writer and scholar Peter Drucker “management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things” (Flagello 2009, p.127). There in lies the difference, management is about implementation and leadership is about deciding which course of action to take. Leadership is about the ability to influence, motivate, and stimulate those you lead while considering their input and the objective (Bass 1985). However, just as it is with management, leadership is affected by both the situation and resources presented....   [tags: transactional, transformational, laissez-faire]
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Transformational School Leadership - School leadership in recent times has involved more and more time and consideration as schools are being made held responsible for significant changes in the outcomes of students learning (Leithwood & Riehl, 2005, p. 12). With pressures coming from all levels of government, Principals are not the only ones being held accountable to the outcomes of students (Leithwood & Riehl, 2003). Davis (2012) identifies strongly with this as middle executive roles and teachers within a school are being required to work collaboratively to achieve objectives and to transform cultural change into reality....   [tags: transformational leaders in education]
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My Use of Transformational Learning: Going Back to School - Transformational Learning consist of four stages which are, “recognizing a significant problem; confronting it intensely; finding a solution; and integrating a new prospective” (R-Model, 2010, p.115). When making any major life transition you will probably use transformational learning. You will first recognize that there is a problem or that there is something in your life that you would like to change. Second, you will need to confront the problem. You will need to do so with great intensity, so that you may find a solution....   [tags: Transformational Learning, Learning, education, ] 486 words
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The Unity 3D Engine: Building Interactive Scenes Using GameObjects - ... Projection transformation – The 3D world coordinates are transformed into the cameras 2d view, in order to calculate the perspective sizes of objects at different distances to the camera the X and Y coordinates of every vertex must be divided by the Z coordinate of its own primitive. Clipping – all primitives that are not within the view are discarded. Rasterization – The pixel values of the scene are calculated by converting the 2D representation of the scene to a raster format. Texturing and shading – Fragments of the scene are assigned colour values from a saved texture, a shader or the vertices during Rasterization....   [tags: graphics, transformation, scenes] 729 words
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The Atypical Gender Roles in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice - ... When Portia and Nerissa disguised themselves and men to save Antonio’s lives. They earned the respect of many important peers such as Shylock, Gratiano, Antonio, Salerio, the Duke, and their own husbands. This type of respect and honor is different and it would not have been given if they were women. The act of crossdressing defies the traditional roles of women in the Renaissance period and proves that women can also be resourceful and intelligent while being elegant and witty. In the same way, Portia’s transformation from a dutiful woman to a strong one opposes the portrait that society painted for her....   [tags: cross-dressing, transformation, power] 727 words
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The Limits of Sympathy in Kafka’s The Metamorphosis - ... The father’s reaction to Gregorꞌs altered appearance runs parallel to the motherꞌs. Kafka describes him as having a "hostile expression… as if to drive Gregor back into his room" (Kafka, 14) but then follows up with him " [hiding] his eyes with his hands, and [sobbing] with heaves of his powerful chest" (Kafka, 14) within the same sentence. These results in a sharp contrasting effect being produced between the father’s emotions, as the first illustrates disgust while the second sympathy. In the beginning of these few moments, the father is thus left practically in a paralyzed state as he isn’t sure which one of the two emotions to act upon before finally, choosing neither....   [tags: transformation, gregor, unconditional love]
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Grow Up Kid in In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - ... At the end of the book Scout demonstrates her maturity to Boo Radley of all people. “Over the course of the novel she learns to act in a more adult way, even a more ladylike way, and to see the people around her as actual human beings,” (Shmoop). Scout takes the part of a woman allowing Boo to walk her to his house for the night. Scout understands her role as a woman in society and by the end of TKM she has started to embrace her calling. “Facing many different experiences and challenges force certain changes in Jem’s character which makes him develop and mature beyond his years,” (MuditJ) Similarly, wisdom develops in Jem throughout TKM....   [tags: childhood, transformation, adulthood]
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The Transformation of Islam and Judaism and the Introduction of Mysticism in the Early Modern World - ... After all, they were all members of the Islamic faith. During their conquest, however, the Ottomans had invaded land directly neighboring a Shi’ite Muslim empire in Persia called Safavid. The Ottomans watched on as the Safavids grew dramatically in size and power, converting many members of their empire into Shi’ites. As many of the Sunni Muslims fled from the Safavid Empire into the Ottoman Empire, Selim, the Emperor of the Ottomans, started writing letters to the leader of the Safavid Empire, Ismail....   [tags: comparable religions, modern era]
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The Transformation: Then and Now - “So God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them” (New Living Translation, Gen. 1.27). William Blake, in his poem “The Divine Image”, uses multiple literary techniques, such as personification and repetition, to portray his idea that man and God share many of the same divine qualities. He later wrote the poem “A Divine Image”, which contrasts with the first by discussing the negative aspects of human beings. These negative characteristics are emphasized through the use of metaphors and, again, personification....   [tags: Literature] 2192 words
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The Transformation of a King - Debatable is the story of Prince Hal and how he undergoes a transformation so infinite we may have difficulty comprehending the struggles he endured. Throughout the course of events in Henry IV, Part I, By William Shakespeare, first impressions of the characters are depicted and remain strong during most of the play. From the beginning of the play it is understood that Hal is an immature extrovert who sees no need for careful behaviors. Unlike his father, King Henry IV, Hal puts forth insufficient effort to prove he can hold the power that will eventually be his when he succeeds his father in the throne....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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A Review of Toshie: A Story of Village Life in Twentieth-Century Japan - ... It argues that Japan’s socioeconomic metamorphosis did not occur immediately during or after the World War in the 1940s; rather, these changes kicked in after multiple decades succeeding the war. Partner provides several detailed descriptions of Toshie’s life and the struggles her family went through as poor famers in contrast to wealthy landlords who “did little or no farming themselves.” (8). While her family was definitely not one of the wealthiest nor was in the healthiest conditions, the comparison against government statistics on other communities during this time reveals, “Toshie’s conditions of housing, clothing, and personal hygiene were relatively good.” (25)....   [tags: transformation of Japan from a rural scope] 838 words
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The Transformation of America - The transformation of America is often discussed in both popular media and academic dialogue. Each generation has a name, new technologies define new eras, and events seem only notable when they are “historic”. While major events catch the interest of a broad spectrum of the public consciousness, subtle interactions between actors and slight shifts in beliefs are constantly changing the realities of the world. When the twin towers fell in 2001, the United States seemed to be thrust into a new world of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Jihadists, and a global fight against terrorism; bombs were dropped, ground forces were deployed in foreign states, and anyone who publicly questioned the urgency o...   [tags: Politics] 1375 words
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The Transformation of Gdańsk - The city of Gdańsk has played an important role in the transformation of Europe. But the same thing that today makes us proud about our past, could very well be what makes us a monument in the future. A legacy enacted solely through commemoration does not constitute a creative starting-point for adapting to contemporary challenges. Gdańskian, Polish, or European. Gdańsk needs to transform. And Europe will play an important role in the transformation of Gdańsk. The future of Gdańsk, like the future of Poland, and of Europe, is decided by how we take responsibility for the freedom that we’ve conquered....   [tags: International Government] 854 words
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The Transformation of Europe - Over two-hundred years ago, Europe was a vastly different place. To the modern eye, the Europe of the 18th Century would be unrecognizable compared to its current state. However, the road to this new Europe has been not been all kicks and giggles, but a rather rough and tumble journey. Due to the introduction of new ways of thinking, the occurrences of multiple revolutions, changes in government style and leadership, which led to the creation and extinction of numerous countries as well as rearrangement of boundary lines, and the formation of a European Union, Europe today is hardly comparable to the Europe in our history books....   [tags: European History] 1261 words
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The Transformation of Macbeth - A man of dignity and intrepidity, Shakespeare’s Macbeth in the tragic play “Macbeth” had once embodied these majestic traits and left others around him awestruck in merely inspiration, yearning to echo his footsteps. His courageous escapades had also succeeded in winning over King Duncan of Scotland during a battle in which he defeated King Sweno of Norway. Yet, farther into the play, Macbeth’s character seemingly transforms into a man of ruthlessness and vulnerability. He becomes a “tragic hero” after his confrontation with the witches, the stern lectures of his wife (Lady Macbeth), and ultimately, the immoral human nature of greed....   [tags: Character Analysis] 1236 words
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The Transformation of Healthcare - INTRODUCTION The health care system in America today is poised for major,sweeping changes related to the enactment and implementation of the 2010 Affordable Care Act(IO,2010). As put forth in a report by the IOM titled,The Future Of Nursing:Leading change,Advancing Health,nurses,who comprise the largest portion of our country's healthcare workforce,have the opportunity to play a fundamental and influential role in this transformation while expanding and optimizing their own contributions to healthcare.The report focuses on several key points that would enable nurses to step up to the challenges ahead,specifically by achieving higher levels of education while creating an improved system for a...   [tags: nursing, barriers, expansion] 910 words
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The Agricultural Transformation - The agricultural transformation was the beginning of new way of life; it modified the way we lived and continues to affect us even in today’s society. It began when hunter-gatherer groups in Mesopotamia and in the New World started to settle in single places instead of continuously roaming in search of food. The ability to store food brought on Settling and some other new customs such as using more advance stages of preparing food (grinding grains), and eventually the early stages of agriculture....   [tags: Agriculture]
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A Survey on Transformation of BPMN to BPEL - III. LITERATURE SURVEY Many researchers have studied the transformation between BPMN and BPEL. Most of the research conducted in this field is analytical in nature. Only few insights exist into the practical use of BPMN. Most notably is the work of Ouyang et al. [10, 11] and [12], who propose that BPMN to BPEL transformation be accomplished by multiple phase matching of pattern and graph transformation. An algorithm for generating readable BPEL code from BPMN model is presented in [10] which generates BPEL code from BPMN model by discovering structural patterns in the BPMN models which in turn are mapped into BPEL structured activities....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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The Tranformation of the Smartphone - ... Thus, even the market leading devices should be analysed and evaluated independently, in accordance with general principle of usability, from the perspective of a new user. Such is the purpose of this research that Samsung’s Android system and Apple’s iOS system will be compared and analyse based on the design guidelines. Considering that the usability is an extremely wide and diverse topic, we will focus only on cognitive load of User Interface Design. The user interface is one of the most important aspects of overall usability because it is not only a first impression to users but also the only communication channel between the machine and the human....   [tags: technology, mobile device, interfact] 1301 words
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A Survey on Transformation of BPMN to BPEL - Abstract— A business process life cycle consists of different phases of development which are executed in certain order. Over the last decade, the discipline of Business Process Management has evolved to sequence and automate business processes for better performance. For this purpose, BPMN and BPEL have been designed not only to facilitate business and technology people to effectively perform their work but also to bridge the gap between them. BPMN is a graph-oriented language developed to create notations for use by the business community to define abstract business process in workflow....   [tags: Business Process Management]
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A Survey on Transformation of BPMN to BPEL - IV. CRITICAL ANALYSIS There are variety of modeling language use to collaborate between business and IT peoples. Evaluation of modeling language is important to select most suitable language according to business needs and to improve existing expression language. Currently originations are striving for BPMN as a standard BPM notations and BPEL for process definition. However, such a proposed standard need careful examination of BPMN and BPEL. Research conducted in this field can be categorized into different domains including capacity of BPMN and BPEL to support workflow technologies, domain representation, semantic analysis and evaluation of BPMN exclusively....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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The Transformation of Edna Pontellier in The Awakening - “She wanted something to happen- something, anything: she did not know what” (Chopin). In Kate Chopin’s novel, The Awakening, the reader is introduced to Edna Pontellier, a passionate, rebellious woman. Throughout the novel, it becomes apparent how unsettled Edna feels about her life. The reader can identify this by her thoughts, desires, and actions, which are highly inappropriate for an affluent woman of the time. In the novel, Edna has an awakening and finds the courage to make the changes she sees necessary....   [tags: Kate Chopin, The Awakening]
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The Energy Transformation in an Incandescent Globe - ... One of the disadvantages of incandescent globes is that there is more heat emissions than light. This is called ‘wasted energy’ as there is no real use for this light other than the aforementioned. The energy transformation in an incandescent globe is complicated, but not so much so that it is hard to understand. The energy is transferred from the wire into the filament- causing it to heat up. When the filament is heated, it produces light- but also substantial amounts of heat. This was outlined in the disadvantages....   [tags: sustainability ideals, energy savings] 804 words
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The Transformation of Gilgamesh in the Epic of Gilgamesh - ... Another side of Gilgamesh that we see at this stage is his arrogance. When Enkidu expresses reservations about this dangerous mission and asks why Gilgamesh wants to go on it, Gilgamesh replies, "Already here, thou art afraid of death. What has become of thy heroic power. I will go before thee. . . If I fall, I will establish a name for myself. 'Gilgamesh is fallen!' they will say. 'In combat With terrible Huwawa!'"(p. 36, lines 144-150) He is not scared of Huwawa and all of his power. Gilgamesh wants to use this adventure to have fun and earn glory....   [tags: aggressive ruler, huwawa, mission]
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The Growth of and Transformation of Social Media - ... telephone conversation) than interpersonal (e.g. face-to-face discussion) and for asynchronous (e.g. e-mail) than synchronous (e.g. live chat). The higher the social presence, the larger the social influence that the communication partners have on each other's behavior. (Kaplan & Haenlein, 2010). Media richness theory is based on the assumption that the goal of any communication is the resolution of ambiguity and the reduction of uncertainty. It states that media differ in the degree of richness they possess - that is, the amount of information they allow to be transmitted in a given time interval - and that some media are more effective than others....   [tags: marketing, promotions, projects] 1702 words
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Transformation and Improvement of Television Hardware - ... Because of constant occurring changes in the field of television, liveness is still a key problem for studies in television. Adequate theory and methods of analysis can be presented to evaluate the cultural force of television’s liveness. Paddy Scannell states a similar point in his book Radio, Television and Modern Life (1996): ‘The liveness of broadcast coverage is the key to its impact, since it offers the real sense of access to an event in its moment-by-moment unfolding’ (Ibid, 84). Even though, liveness is not a focused concept in Scannell’s analysis of radio and television in his book, he still explores how the experience of contemporary culture has changed in the modern world....   [tags: technology, image, ] 1457 words
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"The Color Purple": A Story of Transformation - It is possible to say that the conceptions of women’s experiences do not speak to the conceptions of men. Universal perspectives have been asserted explaining the differences between men and women, by basing individual feelings on external impressions. From different perspectives, no such thing as personal prejudices exists. Judgments on the female phenomena are uninfluenced emotions that contain higher thought of physical manifestations. The Cultural components of this social structure include the interactional expectations that each of us meet in every social encounter (Risman, 268)....   [tags: Film Analysis ]
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The Transformation of Frankenstein into Modern Science - ... However, if he is unable to discover something that will lay a base for other scientists he believes his work would be worth nothing. "My operations might be incessantly baffled, and at last my work be imperfect; yet, when I considered the improvement which every day takes place in science and mechanics, I was encouraged to hope my present attempts would at least lay the foundations of future successes" (Shelly 39). Frankenstein should not be blamed for tweaking the laws of nature because it is his job as a scientist to prolong the survival of mankind....   [tags: research, clong, technology, prolong, life]
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Transformation in Call of the Wild - ... He was beaten until he understood that the man with the club was to be obeyed.Buck was later sold off to a man who put him on a sled team in a harness connected to many other dogs. Buck was found it hard to adapt to this at first, but eventually, he learned the way of trace and trail. Buck was sold off with a female dog named Curley. Curley got attacked by a husky in front of Buck. Buck looked over at Spitz(the lead dog)to ask Spitz to stop them instead Spitz turns away. At that moment Spitz was Buck’s enemy.Curley dies by the The law of Fang is such that, when two dogs fight and one is knocked to the ground, that is it....   [tags: journey, dog, sled, betting, cold]
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The Transformation of the American Colonies - From 1763 to 1789 the American Colonies underwent a radical transformation becoming an independent self-governing nation. The British debt accumulated from the French and Indian War brought colonists into conflict with the mother country over a variety of social, political and economic issues. This turmoil pushed the colonials to fight for their independence and develop a government that would counter these problems. With the introduction of the constitution, the American Revolution initiated a radical departure from the America prior to 1763 when it developed unto a revolutionary society....   [tags: American History ] 1701 words
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1920s an Era of Social Transformation - Citizens wanted normality to return to America. The 1920s was also known as an era of social transformation for women and American society. America was changing fast between War World I ending, and women testing new boundaries. The twenties was a positive and negative change for America. The 1920 had a paved a path which leads women towards social independents, and the twenties was also a decade that gave American a new view on their government. The prohibition movement had also made a huge impact on American society as a whole....   [tags: history, prohibition, women's rights]
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The Transformation of Russia's Government - Transformation is one of the things that makes Russia incredibly diverse and interesting. Russia is known for beautiful architecture, strong military background, multiple changes of government and many other things. China, Finland, North Korea and Mongolia are some of the fourteen countries that border Russia. Russia is the largest country in the world and the United States of America would have to almost double in size in order to match Russia. Russia covers an area of 17,075,200 square kilometers, 79,400 square kilometers of the overall area is water....   [tags: Geography Essays] 1462 words
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Transformation in the Middle East - A profound transformation is occurring in the Middle East over the past few months. Since January of this year the region has seen the overthrow of two long standing regimes, that of Ben Ali in Tunisia and Hussein Mubarak in Egypt. Nearly every other country in the region has seen protests of varying severity and outright bloodshed in Libya. The upheaval appears to have been unforeseen by much of the international community. How America and its allies react to this situation may well determine the future of relations between the West and the Arab world....   [tags: democratic reform, religion, traditionalism]
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