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    Native American 's went through in the late 1800 's as whites attempted to "civilize" and assimilate them. The events of the movie, like the events that took place in real life, were incredibly brutal and some scenes were difficult to watch. For the most part, I think this movie was not so much intended for entertainment as it was to give a glimpse into the horrors of American and Native American history, as it is based on the book by the same name that is a history of Native Americans in the 1860 's and 70 's. While this movie focuses particularly on the Sioux tribe, Charles Eastman, and Sitting Bull, it is mostly representative of what Native Americans went through as a whole. Of course, all movies take some creative liberties in order to make them more "interesting" to their viewers, but "Burn My Heart at Wounded Knee" is actually rooted in a lot of history. The main character of the film, Ohíye S’a, or Charles Eastman, was a real man, and the majority of his story that was told in the film is all based in fact and real events of his life. The filmmakers definitely did…

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    Before the camera was invented it was really difficult to record an image. You had to stand very still for a long time for the picture to be taken. If you moved just a little bit the picture would turn out blurry. In the year of 1881 George Eastman started making dry plates (Dry plates were round disks that were used instead of film). Then in 1883, George Eastman created a thin strip of paper covered in gelatin emulsion and silver balide, which is what we call film. Finally, he invented the…

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    George Eastman experienced many hardships throughout his life. His father, George Washington Eastman, moved the family from Waterville, New York, to Rochester to start the Eastman Commercial College (George Eastman). Tragedy struck two years after they moved, Eastman’s father died and the college went bankrupt. This horrible turn of events left George to take care of his mother, Maria Kilbourn, and two sisters (About George Eastman). One of which had polio (Hofkes). At age fourteen, he dropped…

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    organizations must dedicate themselves to nurturing and growing their competencies to ensure they continue to be effective and profitable. Unfortunately, initial or prolonged success is not enough to maintain an organization’s continued profitability. Many organizations fail to perform the introspection and environmental analysis needed to develop and institute changes to keep the company current; ultimately, this can lead to organizational decline and even death, if not corrected (Jones, 2012,…

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    Performance Analysis Kodak

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    Innovative Performance Overview of Eastman Kodak Kodak was founded in 1888 and it dates 128 years on its timeline. George Eastman, the company’s founder, who was a pioneer entrepreneur, had a lively and innovative mind, invented the roll film allowing photography to evolve into a hobby of the masses. For almost one century Kodak was known for its pioneering technology and revolutionary marketing as until the 1990s Kodak was ranked as one of the world’s five most valuable brands. Unfortunately,…

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    rights for women whilst new technologies were being discovered. In light of this, women wished to involve themselves within the changing world, and the camera allowed them to do this, meeting their desire to produce art within the public realm. Gover compares this time with the period before the 1880s, when photography was largely inaccessible to women due to its burdensome equipment and technological complexity. However, after the 1880s, advances in photographic technology, such as the…

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    Introduction In the current dynamic and ever changing conditions in the business environment have forced many businesses and organizations to have new strategies in place to enable them to survive in the competitive business environment. This paper addresses the failure in leadership of Eastman Kodak Company and how these failures were resolved. Background of Eastman Kodak Company Eastman Kodak Company is a technology company based in America. Its headquarter is in Rochester in New York. It…

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    Globalization Of Kodak

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    According to Parnell (2014), a company has to be aware of their industries external environmental factors because of the effects that they can have on the organizations strategic decisions. The near death of Eastman Kodak company is a direct result of the company failing to respond quickly enough to the evolving world of technology and societies demands to shift from film to digital photography. For Kodak, the advent of digital photography was ruinous (Hardy, 2015). Once a powerhouse in the film…

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    At the turn of the century, a battle against painting was forged in the form of a photograph. Threatened by the new artform, painters prepared for the end of their profession. A couple decades later, both still exist side by side. In Dominique de Font-Reaulx’s chapter “Portraiture” in his Painting and Photography, he uses portraits as a measure of the effectiveness of the mediums. In 1936, two artists decided to capture two separate portraits with completely different subjects. During the…

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    George Eastman, an American entrepreneur, was born July 12th 1854 in Waterville, New York. Two years after his father died the family moved to Rochester, New York where George dropped out of school aged 13 to work. He found a job at Rochester Savings Bank, earning the role of bookkeeper in 1877. Eastman was always careful around money, only spending it on his favourite hobby- photography. At age 24, George planned a trip to Santo Domingo, deciding to document it in pictures upon the suggestion…

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