Essays Tagged: "complacency"

My search for a meaningful existence

ressed my inherent will to attain a meaningful existence, in favor of the comfort and security that complacency and futility provide. There exists in me a void, that is not uncommon to find in the me ... ressed my inherent will to attain a meaningful existence, in favor of the comfort and security that complacency and futility provide. There exists in me a void, that is not uncommon to find in the me ...

(19 pages) 453 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The feeling of winning and losing in the novel "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" By Ken Kesey. McMurphy and patients win, the Big Nurse loses.

she likes it that way, she will do anything to keep her patients down and stay satisfied with their complacency even if their submission is only driven by the fear of the outside world. The level of h ...

(3 pages) 58 0 5.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

timeless classic that deals with sensitive themes such as predujice, human dignity, social classes, complacency and maturity. In the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama, there was a deadly racial attit ... innocent man, however racial prejudices infiltrated all of Maycomb. Therefore, the jury resorted to complacency, which is one of the major themes in this novel.Atticus Finch, the father of Scout and J ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Franz kafka "Before the Law".

doorkeeper, and his inability to overcome this obstacle, that eventually leads him down the path of complacency and failure. It is the doorkeeper in this parable that keeps the man from gaining access ... ue personality. If one cannot overcome their obstacles, they may spend their life stuck in a rut of complacency, never achieving any goals or dreams that they once had. The poor old man from the count ...

(4 pages) 59 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The prospects of reducing the high prevalence of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan.

ass campaigns organized to stem the rate of further infection (Dossier 1989:56). Currently however, complacency with 'life'and how it is lived seems to dominate many mentalities in all corners of the ...

(7 pages) 99 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

AIDS What's New?

he message getting through? We already know enough about AIDS to prevent its spread, but ignorance, complacency, fear and bigotry continue to stop many from taking adequate precautions.We know enough ... n antibodies develop in those already harboring HIV. Reliance on tests could lull people into false complacency. A "false nega- tive" result may fool someone into risky sexual behaviour. Curiously, de ...

(13 pages) 119 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The title: Killing Joanne. A short story written in the styles of Roald Dahl about a husband planning to murder his wife...with a twist at the end.

e joy of being newly weds faded away, they became tired of each other, and sank into a dull marital complacency. The years melted into each other, each the same, every action done over so many times t ...

(7 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Jacob Riis: How The Other Half Lives

rong ethical beliefs held by Victorian society were slowly being replaced by greed, envy, anger and complacency. In his book How The Other Half Lives, Jacob Riis examines how the lack of social respon ...

(7 pages) 127 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

W.E.B. Du Bois: The Souls of Black Folk

ping establish the NAACP. In this book, The Souls of Black Folk, Du Bois suggests that the time for complacency has gone and those like Booker T. Washington calling for assimilation were outdated. Du ...

(7 pages) 167 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ensure Contentment to Ensure Complacency to Ensure Conformity

r us, insidious they pull at our minds.These great evils present themselves to us as conformity and complacency. You question, unseeing, as to how two such mediocre nouns could constitute threats to o ... nd lamentably diluted through the carefully crafted system in place to ensure contentment to ensure complacency to ensure conformity.Take a step back and regard the world. Is it as it should be? Can y ...

(5 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Book review: Leading Change by John P. Kotter.

ding common mistakes made during organizational change efforts seen in the past , such as: too much complacency; failing to create a powerful guiding coalition; underestimating the power of vision; un ... t a leader of change will be able to direct stakeholders' drive towards a common purpose and reduce complacency. Common causes of complacency include : the absence of a crisis, low overall performance ...

(4 pages) 219 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"The Lottery"- A comparison of the short story by Shirley Jones and The made for TV movie.

bers, even when the outcome is immoral. Mindsets and rituals in society are often the result of our complacency; it is easier to keep with tradition then to question its necessity or benefits. The tim ...

(5 pages) 61 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An account of the cataclysmic changes from one way of life to another. Edward Thompson. The Making of the English Working Class.

ding up to the cataclysmic changes from one way of life to another. Thompson manages to balance the complacency and narrowness of the revisionist position with his outstanding restoration of historica ...

(5 pages) 22 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Discuss the Importance and Dramatic Impact of the Inspector's Final Speech in "An Inspector Calls" by J.B.Priestley.

his gets the audiences attention by pricking their conscience, making them realise that in post-war complacency, society needs to ensure that the events of World War II is the responsibility of all so ...

(2 pages) 25 2 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"Inspector Calls": What is the role of the inspector.

r creates an impression of massiveness and purposefulness, and is role is to undermine the Birlings complacency, to teach them a moral lesson, which he just, managed to do to some characters, and he w ...

(4 pages) 17 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Reason and God

relations have also been marked by serious tensions Philosophy, on the other hand, is not free from complacency. Without the goad of religion and its focus on the ultimate problems of human existence, ...

(4 pages) 91 1 3.6 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Global Strategy at Motorola

U.S. market with low-priced, high-quality mobile telecommunication devices shook Motorola from its complacency in being "the No. 1." Faced with aggressive Japanese companies, Motorola began a serious ...

(13 pages) 358 0 3.8 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Symbolism in "The Great Gatsby" by F Scott Fitzgerald and "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams

twenties. It was written in America during the mid-1920s, a time of moral decadence and feelings of complacency following the conclusion of the Great War. On the surface, the text appears to be about ...

(7 pages) 91 0 4.8 Aug/2006

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

Australian and Japanese students coping styles

lian university students showed that cultural differences existed, with Japanese students higher on complacency, avoidance and hypervigilance coping styles and lower on the vigilant style than Austral ... mp; Man, 1978). The model identifies four major coping patterns for dealing with decisional stress: complacency (associated with low stress, in which the individual ignores the need to make a decision ...

(10 pages) 71 4 4.7 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Vision for Change Initiative

nd communicating it with strength and clarity helps foster added support by the selected coalition. Complacency (Kotter, 2001, p.40) has set in with the organization and the majority of the employees ...

(4 pages) 158 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication