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    Mental Endurance in Alfred Lansing's Endurance Shackleton's Incredible Voyage In Endurance Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, Alfred Lansing recounts the tale of one of the greatest successes of the Twentieth Century. Ironically, Lansing's detailed account of the 1915 Trans-Antarctic Expedition illuminates the stark reality that Sir Ernest Shackleton's expedition did not fulfill its goal. In fact, the expedition never even set foot upon the continent that they had intended to cross. The outstanding

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    Shanice Mejia Smith English 59 April 15, 2014 Endurance Alfred Lansing's Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage tells the non-fictional journey of thirty men lead by Ernest Shackleton, who was persistent on completing a voyage across Antarctica in the year 1914. The man was obsessed with the idea of fame and wealth by completing this mission that was thought by most to be sheer foolishness. However, Shackleton hand picked his men as the best for his voyage. Using a few of the “Habits of Mind” by

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    Shackleton, British explorer, set off on a voyage to be the first to successfully cross the continent of Antarctica over land from west to east. As fate would have it though, they would never make it to Antarctica. However, he successfully brought all 27 men of his expedition crew home alive after his ship sunk by crippling

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    Shackleton, the Endurance and the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition Introduction How Shackleton had planned his Expedition couldn’t have been any more different than how it turned out. Not only did he not cross the Antarctic continent nor did he reach the South Pole. Shackleton, from previous experiences could have expected that. The fact that he didn’t reach the South Pole was something else. The trans-Antarctic expedition making him famous because of his absolute failure was something he would

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    Summer Reading Assignment The novels The Loved One, and Endurance can both easily be related to my life, and the world that I live in today. Each of these stories has a meaning that is timeless, and contains morals that can never be dated. Each story has something to offer the reader on many levels. It may teach a lesson, reveal a truth or just simply entertain. Out of these stories I will make a connection to one or more of my personal experiences, a text-to-text connection, and a connection between

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    Shackleton’s Expedition

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    role in their survival. In 1915, while amidst their expedition, the ship, Endurance, become lodged in a pack of ice. They tried to wait it out, through a winter of darkness, and even though the Endurance was drifting northward, the ice was too much for the Endurance to withstand. The ice broke the Endurance in half, forcing the dogs and crew off the ship. They would end up spending months trying to find land. The Endurance party looked death in the face several times yet beating the odds, they survived

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    ability to shift quickly and react to new circumstances served him and his crew members well and allowed all of them to save themselves from their icy trap. As Dennis Perkins says in his book, Leading at the Edge, in reference to the last leg of Shackleton’s expedition, “Their heroic journey across South Georgia Island had saved their shipmates. It remains a tribute to unremitting effort—and to the tenacious creativity at The Edge (pp. 148).”

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    Practices of leadership contribute to managing communication in the post-bureaucratic era. Evan Karagiannis | 11690955 | Managing People & Organisations (21129) Introduction In this essay, I am going to argue that the practices of leadership contribute to managing communication in the post-bureaucratic era. The post-bureaucratic era has emerged through the shift from industrial production to post-industrial gradually from the 1970s. This has resulted in new work ethics and characteristic

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    Practices of Leadership contribute to managing sustainability (ethics and corporate social responsibility) in the post-bureaucratic era. In this essay, I am going to argue that by its innate nature, post-bureaucratic leadership contributes to managing sustainability through the adoption of corporate social responsibility, by considering employees as well as other stakeholders in the decision making process, which shifts the focus from merely maximising profits, to achieving the higher purpose of

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