Essays Tagged: "Hersey"

Hiroshima: Character Analysis, Plot Summary, General Analysis, and Alternate Ending

dvocates peace, he travels to America and tries, unsuccessfully, to teach peace. The author, Hersey, decides that in the end, the threat and danger of nuclear war is not over. The escalation of ... offend the survivors. The book's graceful approach applies to these guidelines fairly well. Hersey organizes the book in an unorthodox way. Instead of following the characters and showing how ...

(8 pages) 47 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Discuss the Situational leadership theory as developed by Heresy and Blanchard, by stressing on the four specific leadership styles and follower readiness.

owers' readiness/development level of follower and leader behavior/leadership styles, it created by Hersey and Blanchard (see Exhibits 1.1 or 1.2). These two approaches concern for production and conc ... there is no best style of leadership.The four leadership styles/leader behavior, According to Paul Hersey, a situational leader adapts "leadership behaviors to features of the situation and followers ...

(4 pages) 568 1 4.1 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Hersey's representation of Toshiko Sasaki in "Hiroshima".

Hersey's narrative of Toshiko Sasaki ends with Sasaki making a speech celebrating her 25th year of b ... s taken out from under the shelf, her leg was left badly disfigured and seemed as if it was broken. Hersey portrays Sasaki to be the helpless victim here, someone who was doing their daily work, and t ... ed spots all over her body. Sasaki is once again left to be helpless in this part of the narrative; Hersey furthermore presents her to be the victim here. Sasaki had done nothing wrong to deserve all ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Expository text: "Hiroshima" by John Hersey

ent, which has changed the world forever, can be relived through the lives of six survivors in John Hersey's Hiroshima. Expository texts such as the aforementioned often present powerful social issues ... he reader from the contemporary Western culture but also the reader from the 1946 American society. Hersey employs various techniques, including point of view, tone, emotive and descriptive language t ...

(5 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Analysis of Hiroshima" by John Hersey - Written for AP U.S. History

it difficult to read. Using the stories of six characters who survived the initial explosion, John Hersey creates an abbreviated account of the bombing using themes of survival, total warfare, and gr ... viated account of the bombing using themes of survival, total warfare, and gruesome images. I found Hersey's account of the bombing hard to read for a few reasons, such as how the six stories are not ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Situational Leadership

y operations, how we lead in various situations can mean the difference between life and death. The Hersey and Blanchard model serves as an excellent model to teach military leadership and management. ... ory of leadership that assumed a low opinion of the followers' motivation, maturity, and abilities (Hersey, & Blanchard, 1982). At the turn of the century, however, social scientists began to be i ...

(9 pages) 158 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Leadership Quality

capable of operating in a world where innovation flows from the bottom up as well as the top down (Hersey, Paul, and Ken Blanchard, 1977).Some leaders thrive on control while others perform best when ... tant Asset. Retrieved from!&id=2444Hersey, Paul & Blanchard, Ken (1997). Management of Organizational Behavior: Utilizing Human Res ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers