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    4). Good leaders constantly adjust to the new technological changes that transform industry norms. In sports, Sir Alex Ferguson exhibited the ability to adapt to technological advancements through advancements in Manchester United’s training facility, Vitamin D machines, player vests with GPS systems, and other means. Former CEO of Manchester United stated, “Ferguson has demonstrated tremendous capacity to adapt as the game has changed” (Elberse, p. 12). The ability to adapt to changing times is a key attribute that is necessary for leaders in general. Kotter states, “But for leadership, achieving a vision requires motivating and inspiring, despite major obstacles to change, by appealing to basic but often untapped human needs, values, and emotions” (p. 5). In order to be successful in the sports industry, the ability to motivate and inspire others is extremely important. In this particular instance, the fact that he would own an NFL franchise, which is the most popular league in…

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    To be a great leader in sports you need to be a good communicator such as Alex Ferguson. He has great communication with the performers when they’re not doing something right, so they can improve to be a good team. He uses communication to tell the players which positions they should be at. He is also a great leader because he has a good organisation of equipment and knowledge of the game so he can teach them good training and use his own experience to coach the players. To be a good leader in…

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    May 8, 2013, the most successful soccer manager of all time Sir Alex Ferguson retired. He managed Manchester United from November 1986 to May 2013. During his 26 years at the club he won 36 trophies including 13 Premier League and two UEFA Champions League titles(www.telegraph.co.uk). Since his departure, United have struggled to find a new identity with his successor, David Moyes lasting less than a year and Louis Van Gaal lasting two season. They started the new season with a new manager, Jose…

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    Speech #1 Edward R. Murrow, a CBS reporter and war correspondent delivered a report from Buchenwald, Germany on April 16, 1945. He delivered this dialect upon seeing the atrocities committed by the Germans towards the Jews. He addresses the American people, describing the scene he had witnessed at this labor camp, which he found the scene to be so unbelievable that he is rendered speechless many times through out his speech. Murrow’s outrage is so apparent through-out his account, that it is…

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    the criminological theory of Development was the part when the main character and his gang come upon the homeless man in the alley. Alex makes the statement that he hates homeless old men who sing at the top of their lungs when they’re drunk, after which he begins beating him, and his gang gleefully join in. This was a good example of the developmental theory, in that they were a group of young adults who were engaging in violent criminal behavior, who might otherwise not engage in this same…

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    Hayden Jackson Ms. Carter ENG3U-01 4 May 2015 Sociopathic Tendencies in Alex DeLarge from A Clockwork Orange It is known that A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess is a very disturbing book and does not have the best reputation out there in terms of books. But this is a very good book that teaches you to go outside the norm to create a truly gripping and stunning story. In this book Burgess introduces the character Alex DeLarge; a 15 year old boy who enjoys all the worst things a young boy can…

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    of life. One of the largest themes presented within the novel, is the necessity of having some kind of commitment in life. According to the narrator, psychopathic delinquent Alex, the majority of the adults within Britain during the events of the novel are almost completely assumed by apathy. They constantly are spoon-fed all of the information and necessities they required to live, never asking or wondering more than what they were told by the oppressive government. These same adults are…

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    Defective of characteristics traditional to the protagonist, the antihero possesses an unscrupulous lack of morality and ardour to achieve the greater good; thus still a protagonist of the narrative, yet serves as a subversion of the traditional hero archetype. Although often the antithesis of the archetypal protagonist, the antihero gains begrudged sympathy and an extent of understanding from the reader that separates itself from the concept of the antagonist. Despite…

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    Few films have replicated the controversy of Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange (1971). Created during the ‘Golden age of American Film violence’ between the 1960s and early 1970s and based on the Anthony Burgess novella of the same name. The Orwellian, science-fiction film, catalogues the life and crimes of antagonist Alex Delarge; a young, violent and hedonistic deliquent with an enthusiastic appreciation for music, specifically German composer, Ludwig van Beethoven. Alex’s ‘droogs’, Dim,…

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    around Alex, the main character and also the narrator. The movie starts with Alex and his group beating up an old man because they disliked how he sound while singing. As the movie progresses on you see a couple more scenes of violence. A particulary important scene is when Alex and his drooges invaded the Author's house and raped his wife. It's clear that Alex enjoys causing distress in other people but he also has a problem. While Alex is the leader of the group, has trouble listening to his…

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