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    Self-Fulfilling Prophecy as a Management Tool: Harnessing Pygmalion by DOV EDEN Dov Eden in his article Self-Fulfilling Prophecy as a Management Tool: Harnessing Pygmalion published in 1988, argued that the Pygmalion effect is a form of self-fulfilling prophesy (SEP), whereby raising leaders' performance expectations for their followers improves follower performance (e.g., Rosenthal, 1993). Dove stated that managers, who expect more from their subordinates, often direct them to achieve greater result. The process of leading subordinates to achieve results, impacts positively in improving leadership and organizational outcomes and subordinate job performance (Avolio, Reichard, Hannah, Walumbwa, & Chan, 2009). In this article, Pygmalion research in military and training situations is reviewed and issues for future research and application are discussed, including how to raise expectations, which subordinates are, influenced most, positive and negative Pygmalion, and ethical concerns.…

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    The Makeup of Labels and Their Effects on Mentality The focus of Gates’ article, Children with Gifts and Talents: Looking Beyond Traditional Labels, examines the relationship between student behaviors and labeling. (Roeper Review 2010). A case study was used to help Gates’ explain her key research question, which is addressed as follows: there is a relationship between the behavior/performance of a student and the label assigned to them. The variables in this study were student giftedness…

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    The Hawthorne effect is described as a positive effect due to the attention that is being provided to the subject. In this case the control group at Oak School would have positive results due to the attention being provided by the university researchers, which would have increased the morale of the teachers. What are other possibilities for the results of the control group? The control group could have had parents that were more involved in their kid’s academics where they would teach them at…

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    Mr Grant explained how takers, givers and matchers perform this pygmalion effect: Takers fail to provide encouraging support to other people because they assume that these people are also takers and they place little trust to them. They see other people as a threat especially if they perform well. Matchers on the other hand usually wait to see evidence of performance first before helping other people with the expectation of returned favours later on. The Givers don’t wait for evidence; they are…

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    Unit 2 On this unit I have a very tight schedule from the commitments I had from the office but because of the flexibility of the learning environment I managed to cover not all of the work required of me. I was supposed to Analyze the ‘Pygmalion effect’ the Pygmalion effect according to Chang (2011;1) is the fact that people turn to live to what is expected from them. Livingstone (1988; 1) asserts that the way which managers treat their employees is influenced by what is expected of them. The…

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    George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion follows the life of Eliza Doolittle, a common flower girl of the 20th century, and the sequence of events following her encounter with Henry Higgins and Colonel Pickering. As a professor of phonetics, Higgins believes he can use his extensive knowledge of speech and personal experience to guide Eliza on a pathway to sophistication. In relation, She’s All That, a 1999 American film, revolves around Zack Siler and his spontaneous bet with a fellow classmate…

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    Since the dawn of time, the world has gone through many changes. Some changes may be in the geological aspects of earth or may be in the people of the earth. The people of the earth go through changes all of the time, whether the person being a real person or if it being a character in a video game, television show, or even in a book. In books, most characters experience some kind of change. In George Bernard Shaw’s book Pygmalion the main character Eliza Doolittle experiences many different…

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    Author Stephen King once said, “Books and movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different.” Stephen King’s quote about the difference between books and movies exemplifies the contrast between the play, Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw, and the movie adaptation, My Fair Lady. Although both highlight the importance of phonetics and the teacher-student relationship that Henry and Eliza share, the alterations of the characters in the movie make it highly unrealistic.…

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    Othello And Pygmalion

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    The Treacherous Follies of Society Desdemona from Othello by William Shakespeare (1969) and Eliza Doolittle from Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw (2003) are characters who struggle with the repercussions of prejudice created by society and who defy social norms. Prejudice is an unfavourable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason. Although both plays are based off of different centuries, both characters have similar characteristics and ideologies on how…

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    conceived with one. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw is a play that demonstrates an incredible change in the character Eliza Doolittle. As Eliza lives in neediness, she offers blossoms to acquire her living. Eliza does not have a training. This shows through the way that she doesn 't have the most legitimate method for talking. This happens through when Eliza is identifying with alternate characters when she meets then when she is still at a low level of destitution in her life. To comprehend…

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