Essays Tagged: "Collectivism"

"Anthem" by Ayn Rand.

hat is expected of them. Although society has crushed all individuality and everyone lives in total collectivism, there is one in this novel who dares to go against society, Prometheus. Prometheus is ... ts, only doing what is good for everyone, never thinking of themselves. Anthem shows the dangers of collectivism and the strength of free will.

(3 pages) 87 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The collectivism and individualism.

Throughout history there have been two basic forms of social organization: collectivism and individualism. The collectivism has taken many forms: socialism, welfare-statism an ...

(2 pages) 112 1 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"Anthem" By Ayn Rand and if it compares at all to the cold war.

hat the individual is not important. He is in a crazed society where the only form of government is collectivism.This here is a very good comparison to the cold war. It symbolizes how every country ha ... n individual and to never let it experience the hard things they had faced in the crazed society of Collectivism. Equality makes it his duty to rescue the other friends he had left behind. He feels th ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The NDP and Its Inability to Garner Support Among the Poor.

rtant goal. The NDP is associated with the left and with that comes ideas about egalitarianism and collectivism. Why then would the people that the NDP are fighting for not regularly vote for their ...

(4 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

New Labour

tic socialism is seen as a range of ideologies with a central belief in social justice equality and collectivism. It is distinguished from revolutionary socialism in that democratic socialists tend to ...

(19 pages) 252 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Critical essay describing the theme and stylistic elements used by Ayn Rand in "The Fountainhead" with bibliography

larly diction, narrative technique, and unique imagery to institute a theme of individuality versus collectivism, where the egotistical characters strive to act independently and are constantly brough ... was influenced into writing stories with heroic visions, which thoroughly opposed the mysticism and collectivism of Russian culture. She witnessed the Kerensky and the Bolshevik Revolutions first-hand ...

(9 pages) 115 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Use specific and real examples of differences between countries to evaluate the usefulness and limitations of a model of cultural differences.

cultural differences with four main dimensions: Power Distance Index (PDI), Individualism (IDV) Vs. Collectivism, Masculinity (MAS) Vs. Femininity and Uncertainty Avoidance (UA). Later he added a fift ... for meetings. One's status, position and title does not impress others.2.2 INDIVIDUALISM (IDV) VS. COLLECTIVISMIDV focuses on the relationship of a person's concern for belonging into a group. Attrib ...

(7 pages) 376 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Identify and describe Trompenaars orientations to culture and explain what these means of the management of international business?

istic approach, puts the first obligation on relationship and is more subjective. (Deresky, 2002)2) Collectivism versus individualism- in collectivistic culture, people place the community before the ... f the dimension represented in parts of their business.In relation to the second dimension, that is collectivism versus individualism, so the question lies whether individual as a whole is more import ...

(4 pages) 124 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Influence of James Burnham in Orwell's 1984

ntaining institutions independent of the government.In his work Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism, Orwell explains that the new ruling class would consist on "bureaucrats, scientists, t ... l Revolution itself appears in Orwell's novel under the title The Theory and Practice of Oligarchic Collectivism.

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Preschool in Three Cultures, China, Japan, and the U.S.

na and U.S as we watched video. Japanese and Chinese preschools usually socialized children towards collectivism. For example in Japan, children were interacting between older and younger. It means th ... hey have to solve problem by themselves. About in China, toilet behavior was also can be example of collectivism. Children used toilet all together at the same time. U.S and Japanese could not underst ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Briefly describe Hofstede's taxonomy of cross-cultural diversity. To what extent do you believe Hofstede's taxonomy accurately describes the national culture that you were raised in?

stance tried to play down such inequalities in society as much as possible.The individualism versus collectivismIt focuses on the degree the society reinforces individual or collective, achievement an ... viduals were loose and people's achievement and freedom could be valued. Compared with that, in the collectivism society, the relationship between individuals was tight. All the collective types such ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Poland and the EU.

old systems in place, hence the possibility for it to have a totalitarian state that is hostile to collectivism and in which some degree of individualism - particularly in the economic sphere - is en ...

(9 pages) 57 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

All modern day organizations are mainly motivated by market pressures.

haracteristic of increasing importance of HRM in realizing management goals and a steady shift from collectivism to the individualization of pay. Given such pay systems as a critical desirability give ...

(9 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions Opinion Paper

's cultural dimensions - Power Distance, Uncertainty Avoidance, Masculine/Femininity and Individual/Collectivism on organizational behavior shows up in all cultures and cross cultures.Power Distance I ... sculinity/Femininity, there was one more affect to the organizational behavior structure.Individual/Collectivism in which some cultures are more individualistic like privacy, value independence and in ...

(6 pages) 320 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Karl Marx Essay

material one, and consists in happiness. This material happiness must be obtained through organized collectivism. In fact, according to Marx, reality is governed by economic needs (historical material ...

(12 pages) 187 0 4.8 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Anthem

e Unmentionable Times. At first, the political and social structures, at first, look like a form of collectivism, then upon further examination reveal themselves as totalitarianism. Insomuch as, the r ... logy. The aspects of the society in which Prometheus lived contradict the very philosophy of collectivism. Preaching to all people from an early age, the council teaches that its will is "the w ...

(2 pages) 390 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Bridging The Gap Of The Digital Divide

nked to different motivational factors endorsed by the President, factors such as egoism, altruism, collectivism and principlism, which begin to state an indirect compensation to the activist or the p ... ident's motivation is simply to help social groups in need. Another possible motivational factor is collectivism, which is defined as helping others for the benefit of a common group. Referring to how ...

(2 pages) 42 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Moral Capitalism

roven over the years to be more successful and even morally superior compared to a society based on collectivism such as socialism, facism, and nazism. Collectivist economys are doomed to fail, loweri ... . Collectivist economys are doomed to fail, lowering the living standards of citizens.Further more, collectivism institutionalizes envy and self sacrifice without any option around it, a very immoral ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Do the ends justify the means? Analysis of Stalin, Mao Zedong and Gorbachev.

ss, Stalin dealt with the uprising of independent farmers, called Kulaks, who rejected his ideas of collectivism. Stalin ended their uprising by sending all of them to forced labor camps called GULAGs ...

(6 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Anthem Essay

r novel, Anthem, with many themes commenting on societal problems. She observes many trends towards collectivism, which stifles individual thought and action. A major theme presented in Anthem is the ... utweigh the vices. In today's society we are struggling to find a balance between individualism and collectivism. This balance strives to maintain individual diversity and personal freedom while ensur ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy