Essays Tagged: "vision of the future"

Brave New World, Aldous Huxley, Chando and Wittus, 1964 (originally published in 1932), 213 pp.

New World. In the end, it was Aldous Huxley, not George Orwell (whom Huxley taught at Eton), whose vision of the future had the touch of prophecy. The modern world did not collapse into the cold, dam ... itarian hell Orwell described in his 1948 novel 1984. What has happened is closer to Huxley´s vision of the future in his astonishing 1931 novel Brave New World -- a world of tomorrow in which c ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Great Gatsby Analysis

rors of war and their once bright hopes for the future became bleak. Unable to bear this unpleasant vision of the future, the American people looked to return to the artificial world that they had lef ... thinking everything would be the same and pursued his dream relentlessly. Driven by his idealistic vision, Gatsby "stretched out his arms" (25) and reached for the green light, a symbol of his yearni ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Brave New World - Huxley about the warnings of cloning

. However, the world has recently been graced by another prophet, Aldous Huxley. Huxley's prophetic vision of the future of mankind is unmistakable in his science fiction novel Brave New World in whic ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

George Orwell's 1984

past. Many times the Party, the name of the government, alters the past to suit its needs. Orwell's vision is frightening because of the total lack of freedom given to the people by the government. In ... se of the total lack of freedom given to the people by the government. In many ways George Orwell's vision of the future has come true, and the similarities between the present and the world in George ...

(5 pages) 88 1 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Managing and Leading Teams

V-Creating a shared visionI -communicating that vision in compelling waysS-Encouraging rethinking of ideas ,questioning ... esponsibility for improving their performance.(Jane Howell's research on V.I.S.C.)Creating a shared vision of the future Visions that come from the organisations institutional planning processes very ... al planning processes very rarely take hold ,if employees feel that they do not own their companies vision ,it is unlikely that they will want to follow that vision that possess. Company visions that ...

(3 pages) 274 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

"The Time Machine" by Herbert George Wells

magazines that wereof that time. In 1894 he began to write science-fiction stories. -JamesGunnWells vision of the future, with its troglodytic Morlocks descended fromthe working class of his day and t ...

(12 pages) 43 0 2.3 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Provation of the Wild: explores through the texts of "Brave New World" and "BladeRunner" humanity's returns to the wilderness.

ent ways the effect of human interference with natural processes and environments.''Aldous Huxley's vision of the future is one where natural processes and rhythms have been abandoned to make the worl ...

(8 pages) 57 1 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Taxonomy

ns to offer particular products or services in particular markets.Strategy is perspective, that is, vision and direction.Gary Hamel argues that the best strategy is geared towards radical change and c ... s radical change and creating a new vision of the future. He stated, winning strategy = foresight + vision. (Hamel, 2000)STRATEGY PROCESSThe firm must engage in strategic planning that clearly defines ...

(9 pages) 88 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Leadership

company intellectual property with them. (Re: e-book: Module 11)Leaders build a compelling, shared vision of the future. They ensure a deep understanding of the purpose of the organization, a clear s ... work.d)Goal Emphasis: Leaders have already stressed the importance of the organization's goals and visions, and guided their subordinates towards achieving them. Team works are always encouraged for ...

(9 pages) 298 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

In order to grow, a country needs not only the

ared that such monopolies were unconstitutional (3). Because of Vanderbilt's independent spirit and vision of the future, he resigned from his position with Thomas Gibbons, for whom he worked commandi ... al, Thomas Alexander Scott (11). Later, Carnegie was promoted to superintendent of the Pittsburgh division of the railroad. He remained with the Pennsylvania Railroad for a dozen years, acquiring exec ...

(11 pages) 531 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Postmodernism in Lost in Space

season experimental child Star Trek grows up and has innumerable progeny that can parody its 1950's vision of the future. In a cultural environment based on the marketable, malleable tastes of postmod ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

530/Human Capital Concept Worksheet

requires the help of training and development experts." (Dougherty & Dreher, 2001)Creating a VisionDavid Spencer the President of InterClean sent out a memo to all of the employees of InterC ... of InterClean advising them that the merging with EnviroTech is a giant step towards the companies vision towards reaching the sales goals that is anticipated within the next year and the Senior Sale ...

(4 pages) 86 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Transformational and Transactional Leadership

s that motivates people by appealing to higher ideals and moral values, defining and articulating a vision of the future, and forming a base of credibility. Tracey and Hinkin (1998) observed that char ... eadership follow clear themes.Transformational leaders emphasize new possibilities have an exciting vision of the future. Organizations that are trying to change who are led by transforming leaders ap ...

(3 pages) 214 2 4.1 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Leadership

e an effective leader your subordinates must trust and believe in you. They have to be sold on your vision of the future. The leader's actions always set the pace. This behavior wins trust, loyalty, a ... traits, 2008). According to Heathfield (2009) the inspirational leader feels passionately about the vision and mission of the organization. He or she is also able to share that passion in a way that e ...

(4 pages) 197 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Personal LeadershipPplan

rait that people are looking for in their leaders. Forward looking, a good leader will have a clear vision of the future. They will formulate a plan to get from where they are to where they want to be ... d have altered my styles numerous times based on the position and or personnel under my direct supervision.I have a technical background and most of my directions come from past experiences and knowle ...

(4 pages) 37 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

World Fairs

nstructed with porous borders and shifting of identities. World fairs were also organized to give a vision of the future for the people. Promises of better technology and consumerism have created skep ... sitions.World fairs in the future will focus on technological and cultural trends while giving a vision of a peaceful and prosperous future. They would add to the economic prestige of the city and ...

(12 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Transformational Leadership Theory

s that motivates people by appealing to higher ideals and moral values, defining and articulating a vision of the future, and forming a base of credibility. Transformational leaders emphasize new poss ... orming a base of credibility. Transformational leaders emphasize new possibilities have an exciting vision of the future. Organizations that are trying to change who are led by transforming leaders ap ...

(2 pages) 94 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Organizational Behavior

lude behavior, beliefs, traditions, etc. "Organizations with "strong cultures" operate with a clear vision of the future that is supported by well-developed and well-communicated beliefs and values" ( ...

(3 pages) 42 1 3.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Personal Leadership Plan

rait that people are looking for in their leaders. Forward looking, a good leader will have a clear vision of the future. They will formulate a plan to get from where they are to where they want to be ... d have altered my styles numerous times based on the position and or personnel under my direct supervision.I have a technical background and most of my directions come from past experiences and knowle ...

(5 pages) 45 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication