Essays Tagged: "figurehead"

Presidential Styles: Pro's & Con's of Personable Presidents and how it affects their leadership of America

he role of the president in areas such as foreign policy along with the responsibility of being the figurehead for the United States. According to Mr. Richard T. Johnson, there are three different man ...

(3 pages) 122 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This work is basically a critical review of Bergen's book: Holy War Inc. but it is also a good source to aid a student in his/her research of US international policies, oil, etc.

's Islamic extremism, following him from his beginnings in Afghanistan to his eventual place as the figurehead of a greater world wide Islamic movement. Bergen aims to identify a number of events that ...

(9 pages) 169 2 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Would a triumvirate Presidency make the executive branch more democratic, or would it simply make things worse?

Congress was created was for equal representation for the masses. The president is meant to be the figurehead of our nation, and splitting that one man into thirds would result in chaos. Splitting up ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Presidential Ranking - Factors involved in rating presidential approval.

people. As theirelected Head of State, he represents the presence of the masses, and is seen asthe figurehead of the nation in times of national crisis and grief. The last fewdecades have seen a publ ...

(10 pages) 129 2 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Why the United States Constitution is Unique.

Things in England have been the same for hundreds and hundreds of years. The King or Queen is the figurehead while the Prime Minister and Parliament run the nation. The have a House of Lords and a H ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Manager in the real world.

roles, informational roles and decisional roles (Robbins, 2003,p11)The interpersonal roles include figurehead leader and liaison. The informational roles contain of receiving, collecting and dissemin ... o a manager, supervisors usually do their interpersonal roles in organization; they are acting in a figurehead. The figureheads always do greeting visitors and signing legal documents. Because the sup ...

(6 pages) 124 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

An Analysis of the Populist Party's Premature Fall into Obscurity.

election of 1896 played an integral role in its fall due to the party's inability to find a strong figurehead.Outline:I.IntroductionA.Background informationB.Thesis: While a number of factors contrib ... election of 1896 played an integral role in its fall due to the party's inability to find a strong figurehead.II.BodyA.The formation of the Populist PartyB.Agricultural issuesC.The silver issueD.The ...

(4 pages) 78 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Capable Manager (Open University)TMA 1

this model by defining typical activities under each of the above areas.Role ActivityInterpersonal FigureheadLeaderLiaisonInformational MonitorDisseminatorSpokespersonDecisional EntrepreneurDisturban ... Network and Server. My daily schedule can quite easily be likened to that of the Mintzberg manager.FigureheadThis role is very pertinent since I work for a third party company. I represent my company ...

(7 pages) 79 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Indochina study notes

History NotesIndochinaThe French ruled Vietnam but allowed the emperors to remain as a figurehead. He ruled the country as far as when things interfered with the French, then he was censo ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Whale Rider

land. Today, hundreds of years later, the marae people still have Paikea, the Whale Rider, as their figurehead on their ridgepole.In 1986, author Witi Ihimaera, originally from New Zealand, now living ...

(6 pages) 96 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Thematic Analysis of "Rosmersholm" by Henrik Ibsen.

the school, Kroll. Rosmer himself is the key to the battle against oppression since he was once the figurehead for the traditional way. He was raised in a strict family atmosphere and clung tightly to ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Case Study 1: Can Management Afford to Look the Other Way?

les: the informational roles of monitor, disseminator, and spokesperson; the interpersonal roles of figurehead, leader, and liaison; and the decisional roles of entrepreneur, disturbance handler, reso ...

(2 pages) 54 1 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Short Essay Dune

nomads known as Fremen accept Paul as the Messiah. He became Paul Muad'Dib, religious and political figurehead of the Fremen. Along the way, Paul discovers that a religious and mystical sisterhood kno ...

(2 pages) 404 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Gotti And The Fall Of Organized Crime

tigation, organized crime has become less prevalent in society. John Gotti was the last great Mafia figurehead and since his indictment and inevitable life sentencing in jail, organized crime has been ... Gravano, nicknamed "the Bull"� (Gravano 1). John and Sammy were the two most powerful Mafia figureheads in the Unites States. They ran several racketeering regimes within the local teamsters u ...

(6 pages) 44 1 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Religious Art

irgin Mary (often referred to as Madonna, ?Our Lady of the People?, during the period), who was the figurehead of a religious following which glorified her immensely throughout the Renaissance era. It ...

(7 pages) 48 0 4.8 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Decline And Fall Of The Romanov Dynasty

such as Britain. They wanted the Tsar?s powers to be limited but still wanted the Tsar to stay as a figurehead. Nicholas II though, was stubborn and a firm believer in autocracy. He was determined to ...

(6 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Assess the leadership qualities of Hitler.

ry: was Hitler a political mastermind, steering the smallest of events to gain his way, or merely a figurehead, a puppet leader who was lucky enough to get into power? For some time, I leant toward th ...

(7 pages) 32 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Differing Leadership Styles Displayed by British Officers in the Falklands

sted with that of Major Crosland and his assault onto Burntside Hill.Colonel H Jones was a renowned figurehead of the 2nd Battalion the Parachute Regiment. He was known for his fiery temper, his embra ...

(7 pages) 17 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Steve Jobs as a Transformational leader

l leader would be Steve Jobs, the current CEO/co-founder of Apple Inc. Jobs is considered a leading figurehead in both the entertainment and computer industry. "Steve Jobs is listed as Fortune Magazin ...

(6 pages) 127 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

History of Exxon-Mobil Oil Company

A. Noto, the head of Mobil, was known for his charm and energy more than anything else, became the figurehead for the much more relaxed culture of Mobil.In general, the Mobil executives were serving ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers