Alex Ferguson

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  • Transformational Leadership In Sports

    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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  • Alex Ferguson Leadership Style

    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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  • Jose Mourinho: Sir Alex Ferguson Managed Manchester United

    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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  • Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange: Singin In The Rain

    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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  • A Clockwork Orange Antisocial Analysis

    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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  • A Rhetorical Analysis Of Speech By Edward R. Murrow

    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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  • Mr Socrates Character Analysis

    Mister Socrates by Choi Jin-won Choi Jin-won directs and pens ‘’Mister Socrates’’, a not typical gangster film but a movie which combines comedy, crime, drama and social commentary. The main character is Ku Dong-Hyeok (Kim Rae-won), who is a high-school drop-out and low-level thug. He shows no respect to other people, he has no ethics and he just loves to beat people. One night, while he reports the accidental murder of a friend of his by another friend, he gets kidnaped by a gang. He is kept…

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  • A Clockwork Orange Analysis

    Analysis of Burgess’s childhood confirms the psychoanalytic theory that Alex and his fictional experiences within A Clockwork…

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  • Analysis Of Soliloquy In Othello

    In Act 2 Scene 3 of William Shakespeare’s play Othello, we hear a soliloquy of Iago. Soliloquies are essential in a play as it is the only time the actor is able to explain their thought process to the audience. In typical soliloquies, the character is not acting for someone else. The character, in essence, is able to portray his/her true self. Through Iago’s soliloquy, the audience is able to hear his malicious intentions. The audience is introduced to his evil mind though his appalling tone,…

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  • A Clockwork Orange Free Will Analysis

    brought that question to life in a film called A Clockwork Orange. This film portrays a young man named Alex, who is a criminal gang leader, and participates in the Ultra-Violence. Does Alex have the free will to choose his fate as a dangerous, drug-induced criminal in society or is has his fate been predetermined since birth? Could the environment in which he lives be the ultimate cause of his terrible actions? Does he have the option to make moral decisions on his own or is the government of…

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