Essays Tagged: "Technological change"

Society v the Individual / Weber v. Freud

The early twentieth century marked a period of rapid industrial and technological change in a society which began to redefine the roles of the individual and society. M ... er the individual. Now as we approach the turn of the century and again experience another surge of technological development we might do good in asking ourselves how much power over our lives we have ...

(5 pages) 113 1 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Why the First World War lasted so long New style of warfare - attrition - trenches - stalemate

18) was a war that lasted substantially longer than anyone anticipated. This was largely due to the technological developments created by the industrial revolution coupled with the sheer scale of the ... ally between the German and British empires. By the.time the war itself started there was a massive technological change underway called the industrial revolution. This caused many new advances in all ...

(4 pages) 48 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The Human Resource Planning Process within an Organisation

a tight labour market impact the attraction and retention of skill within company.Globalisation and Technological Change: The pace of change impacts current and future workforce capacity and leadershi ...

(4 pages) 579 1 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Specialists and Generalists

In this era of rapid social and technological change leading to increasing life complexity and psychological displacement, both posi ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Briefing Paper on endogenous growth theory in connection of forth-coming meeting with CBI and a Treasury team.

n other words, no individual firms are assumed to hold no market power. The last assumption is that technological change is entirely exogenous, it is independent of the actions of the consumers and pr ... which was formed by Paul Romer and Robert Lucas in the late 1980's, unlike the neoclassical model, technological change is not assumed to be exogenous. Therefore, this new growth model is trying to e ...

(5 pages) 54 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Glabalisation - how to bring about change within an organisation sucessfully

hange is demanded when an organisation is under substantial pressure. These pressures could include technological change, communication, and an increase of competition. Any number of these pressures p ... aviours, culture, methods, processes and procedures.Promising sources for alteration could involve, technological advancement, changing markets, and environmental issues. Changing markets in an organi ...

(8 pages) 193 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Case study on Xerox's downfall - Analysis and remedies

g chunks of its market share.What caused the downfall of Xerox?The downfall of Xerox is a result of technological change and management failure. The rapid change of the technology sector makes most of ...

(3 pages) 227 0 2.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

How Technological advancement has affected family relationships

When considering important issues that have been affected by science and technological change, the most important issue that comes to my mind is the issue of family relation ... their children and even between brothers and sisters has changed drastically largely in part due to technological advancement. Some aspects of these changes are positive in nature of course, but when ... arce resource not often found nowadays.If we look back over the past 50 years, the time of the most technological advancement, you can see drastic differences in the social lifestyles of society as a ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Now and Then - Technological Changes in Business - Case Studies specific to Australia (incl. Fairfax, Chullora and ConstructOne)

d technologies increase the output and work efficiency and thus encouraging businesses to implement technological changes in the workplace. Technology was obviously not up to the standard it is at tod ... logy continues to change and businesses will in most likelihood keep up with it. The motives behind technological change are numerous and will explore those factors in this report, as well as comparin ...

(8 pages) 80 0 1.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Relationship between the British Empire and the British Industrial Revolution in the 18th Century.

tain became an industrialized country and an empire. The Industrial Revolution can be regarded as a technological change in Britain when manufacturing began to rely on steam power rather than on anima ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What is Globalization

goods, services, and capital that has occurred since the end of World War II. The second factor is technological change, particularly the dramatic developments in recent years in communication, infor ... of goods and services to reach all parts of the World, which in turn generates a Global economy.The technological change is the power behind globalization in my opinion. The technological advancements ...

(2 pages) 429 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Scientific Revolution.

dely influential the "Scientific Revolution." We associate this revolution with natural science and technological change, but the scientific revolution was really a series of changes in the structure ...

(3 pages) 57 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Economic Growth

components of aggregate Demand (consumption. Investment, net government spending and net exports). Technological change is also an important driver of economic growth as it improves labour and capita ... if positive adds to AD as the value of exports exceeds imports, causing domestic production to rise.Technological change is a source of economic growth as improvements in labour and capital productivi ...

(2 pages) 124 0 4.6 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Discuss the evolution of the Creature in Mary Shelly's "Frankenstein" and account for its enduring popularity and appropriations.

despite his articulate and compassionate nature. However, appropriated in James Whales era of rapid technological advancement, the Creatures role as a warning is undermined in the transformation of th ... le as a warning is undermined in the transformation of the "mad scientist" into a hero of sorts. As technological change reaches the new frontier of genetic engineering, the Creature is recast once mo ...

(10 pages) 50 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of T.S Elliot's "J.Alfred Prufrock"

ernism was a direct response to such events like the Russian Revolution, the industrial revolution, technological change, World War 1 and the depression. Industrialization brought about the machines a ...

(7 pages) 36 0 3.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Market Demand of goods

fy unlimited wants, because of that price of goods product can be increase or decrease. In addition technological change can make the creation, development and application of the new products and prod ... of buyer using ipod or income levels of consumers, advertising or technology. Indeed on this case, Technological changes affect the position of the demand curve (Miller.1995. p.38).1.2Market SupplyOn ...

(6 pages) 111 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Major causes of unemployment, recent unemployment performance, policy options available to the government to achieve a sustained reduction in the level of unemployment in Australian economy

s currently at 5.1%, its lowest since the 1970’s (stimulus).Unemployment may also be caused by technological change – This can have a negative effect on unemployment as a company may replace ...

(8 pages) 79 1 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The Effect Of Steam Railroads On Life In 19th Century America

in early 19th century America. The introduction of the Steam Railroad was the single most important technological change in 19th century America and would forever drastically change the American exper ...

(13 pages) 72 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Technological Change In World War 1

f men were utilised in a matter of weeks.Mass utilisation was a part of the ever-quickening rate of technological change that occurred during World War One. The world was relatively primitive in the t ... e this to be a major factor in the Triple Alliance losing the war.World War One was a reflection of technological change, but not only that. Control of the Home Front was known by all countries as a v ...

(3 pages) 30 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Trends, Which Will Impact On The Marketing Manager Over The Next 20 Years.

istorical View "They are the significant changes in the pattern of final demands, the rapid pace of technological change, the increasing size and complexity of the industrial firm and its customers, a ... in the 70's proved interesting and futuristic. Major trends developed including the introduction of technological advances and automation of processors. The effect of the electronic media in years to ...

(4 pages) 105 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing