Essays Tagged: "Sun Tzu"

Define Military leadership within the five fundamentals according to Sun Tzu in the Arrt of War.

THIS WAS LIMITED TO A 1-2 PAGE ESSAY ANSWER (TIMED) FOR A MIDTERM EXAMQuestion:According to Sun Tzu War is 'appraised in five fundamentals' How do these five fundamentals interrelate and how d ... ape them? Define Military leadership within these five fundamentals.Answer:If the interpretation of Sun Tzu's "five fundamentals" by Chang Yü is adhered to, then the importance lies not only in t ...

(3 pages) 194 3 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

"Strategy without action is only a daydream, but action without strategy is a nightmare" Discuss the benefits of formal corporate planning in directing organisational action

han Catholicism, as reference is often made to the strategy approaches championed by the military - Sun Tzu - more than two thousand years ago the Chinese warrior, Sun Tzu explored the issues of milit ... War". He details the use of strategic planning to be able to win without actually having to fight. "Sun Tzu and Machiavelli on strategy"Johnson and Scholes (p163) differentiates between strategy and s ...

(6 pages) 668 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

It is a combined effort of compare/contrast Sun Tzu and Carl von Clausewitz's philosophies and how they apply to America's current War on Terrorism stance.

ecomes the American resolvepage 10Schwerpunkt - the transition to the counterattack the enemyPage 11Sun Tzu - and the art of "non"warpage 13Why Tzu? -the courses of action that allowed America's pursu ... of deception, espionage, indirect approaches and lightning-quick exploitations of exposed weakness, Sun Tzu offers a quick and easy explanation for avoiding a "protracted war." However, Sun Tzu's phil ...

(27 pages) 358 2 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Advantages and disadvantages of principled bargaining.

neither talk nor listen to each other, they always emphasis on their own positions. Therefore the misunderstandings would always happy.To dissolve these problems, the principled approach tries to elim ... er party is able to improve their power in negotiation and also evaluate the other side's BATNA. As Sun Tzu said: "If you know yourself you win 50 battles out of a hundred. If you know your enemy you ...

(8 pages) 177 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Strategic intelligence and postmodernity

ther and know yourself:Triumph without peril.Know Nature and know the Situation:Triumph completely."Sun TzuNowadays, we are living in the competitive edge. Competitiveness occurs everywhere, in our li ... ostmodernism edge. And for the last part, I would like to describe about applying the art of war by Sun Tzu to create competitive strategy for business in the postmodernism edge.Strategic Intelligence ...

(15 pages) 391 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Othello - This is character analysis about Othello the charater. It's got plenty of quotes to use and very a large resource of detail about the characteristic's of Othello.

tics, which he speaks himself. These are the characteristics known to him, but as the great general Sun-Tzu said, 'You must know yourself before knowing the enemy or else you shall fail'. As you're ab ...

(8 pages) 300 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Patton bio and what made hima good leader

wledge. He studied history, battles, how and when to react to them. He also studied the writings of Sun Tzu, a legend in war tactics, in that he wanted to be prepared as well as using his strengths ag ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The study of history has value only to the extent that it is relevant to our daily lives.

ve wartime leadership by avoiding mistakes made by past commanders. From the ancient Chinese author Sun Tzu's book "The Art of War", today's military commanders and even business leaders gather valuab ...

(3 pages) 70 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Anaylsis of the Beatitudes,the ten commandments the Gita and Sun tzu's Art of war throughtout history

art of their culture. Works that fall under this category are the Beatitudes, the Ten Commandments; Sun Tzu's the Art of War and Bhagavad-Gita Gita. All of these texts are well over thousands of year ... h the Ten Commandments. Although most people still use both together as guidelines toward happiness.Sun Tzu's Art of War: The legendary Chinese general Sun Tzu wrote the earliest military work The Art ...

(6 pages) 59 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" and Air Warefare.

sts and modern military strategists. To argue on this question I shall take up the fabulous work of Sun Tzu, the first strategist known in history with written military strategies in the shape of "The ... cability in the modern day Air warfare.2. The aim of this paper is to highlight salient features of Sun Tzu's 'The Art of War' and validate his ideas and strategies in comparison to modern day air war ...

(9 pages) 74 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Game Theory

ve by one player will result in moves by others. The idea historically dates back to the Talmud and Sun Tzu's writings. However, the contemporary codification is attributed to John von Neumann and Osk ...

(2 pages) 107 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

How do you understand Sun Tzu's concept of "Know the enemy and know yourself" and what is the significance of this concept in modern wars?

IntroductionSun Tzu's master piece "Art of War" has exercised a potent fascination over the minds of some of the ... he following is an extract from the "Impartial Judgments in the Garden of Literature" by Cheng Hou:"Sun Tzu's 13 chapters are not only the staple and base of all military men's training, but also comp ... tters. His sayings are terse yet elegant, simple yet profound, perspicuous and eminently practical."Sun Tzu is recognized as one of the first military thinkers to appreciate the importance of art of w ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

"Art of War" by Sun Tzu

ctorious. The Art of War was written during the "Warring State" era in China by a brilliant general Sun Tzu. The book has taught people how to run an army in the past efficiently and it is still being ... go, the Art of War's teachings are within our everyday life such as business, politics, and sports. Sun Tzu explains why and how certain aspects of war are necessary and also apply to sports in areas ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Sun Tzu - Art of War"

In "Sun Tzu-The Art of War" there are many theories of war that are discussed. Sun-Tzu gives advice and ... er that I hope to achieve in my lifetime. Someday I hope to be in charge of an engineering company. Sun-Tzu gives a detailed description on what qualities a good leader must have in order for people t ... dom that I will be able to use in many situations presently and as time approaches. The wisdom that Sun-Tzu provides for us can be used in people's everyday life. If people try to obtain the five virt ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Ender's Game: Ender's Leadership

ire to learn and understand, and second, the complete and utter trust that other people have in him.Sun Tzu says that wisdom--the recognition of changing circumstances and acting accordingly--is one o ... ers' strategy is and ways in which to counter it. Ender's way of thinking is perfectly in-line with Sun Tzu's philosophy of, "Know your enemy and know yourself." Ender learns the most from some of his ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

The Art Of War

iation and many businessmen have realized this and taken advantage of it.2. The purpose of Sun Tzu writing this book was to help generals succeed in war with the minimum amount of wasted live ... There was a very effective writing technique used by the translator of the book. After each of Sun Tzu's points, he added a quote or example to back up the point made by Sun Tzu. Number thirteen ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


a mysterious, second century Chinese warrior-philosopher in the book, The Art of War, also known as Sun Tzu's Military Strategy (Shah-Jahan, 2006, ¶ 5). Lessons of strategy taught over 2,500 year ... Jahan, 2006, ¶ 5). Lessons of strategy taught over 2,500 years ago are just as relevant today. Sun Tzu explained in his book how to solve two basic issues; determining one's position, and how to ...

(10 pages) 267 0 4.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Ancient Theories for a Modern Strategy

e numerous books on warfare but not many that have been relevant for two and a half thousand years. Sun Tzu was a general in the Kingdom of Wu in China around 490BC. His text was translated from Chine ... it was the key to Napoleon's success. To this day, military strategists around the world have used Sun Tzu’s philosophies to win wars and have made Sun Tzu on the Art of War a staple of their mi ...

(3 pages) 22 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Book Review: Sun Tzu's Art of War

The legendary figure known as Sun Tzu was a master military strategist and general during the 6th century BC. Sun Tzu lived during ... aders and kings all vied for control. In The Art of War this period is known as the Warring States. Sun Tzu arose as a brilliant general under the command of leader Wu. After a string of skillful vict ... rally. His subjects were forced to memorize and tediously write the text onto bamboo strips. Though Sun Tzu lived during the age of Confucius his words reflect a Taoist philosophy that called for comp ...

(13 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Comparison between the Art of War and the Time Machine

talks about the future of the human race as well as the theory of time travel and The Art of War by Sun Tzu provides readers with a manual type of reading explaining how to fight or avoid wars. Althou ... ll as lessons learned after reading the novels The Time Machine by H.G. Wells and The Art of War by Sun Tzu have provided readers with great understanding of the world around them. Both emphasize the ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers