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    Inside the many layers of responsibilities throughout the Disney foundation, CEO Bob Iger has the most authority and maintains the ultimate responsibility for the corporation (Jones, 2013). As the appointed head of Disney, Bob Iger relies on the stature of his position to ensure his management team clearly runs his intentions through the many facets and layers of the business. Leaders are created and integrity is earned by demonstrated ability and past performance; therefore, leaders and managers are key vectors in dynamic corporations such as Disney (Ionescu & Grigore, 2016). The success Bob Iger experienced throughout his illustrious career the past four decades earned himself the senior most position within the American icon corporation at Disney. Previous commendable positions as an executive at ABC Television and Capital Cities/ABC Inc. demonstrated…

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    was a main concern. To create this law, governments will need to access an increased amount of personal information with and without consent. In 2012, Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and Public Safety Minister Vic Toews introduced bill C-30 the Protecting Children from Internet Predators Act (CBC News, 2014). The main concern with this bill was privacy and the government was forced to abandon it. When discussing bill C-13 this topic of privacy was a major topic because the government needed to be…

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    detailed sociological analysis highlighting fundamental differences between several strategies of domination (Weber 1978: 212). In doing so, he establishes three 'pure types ' of legitimate authority based on the type of legitimacy claimed therein; legal-rational authority; traditional authority, and charismatic authority. Each type, according to Weber, endows its ruler with a justifiable right to rule,…

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    charismatic, and rational-legal. Traditional authority—or the ‘eternal yesterday’ as Weber puts it—is a dominant power which relies on tradition or custom. With this way of ruling, power is not challenged because this is how the society has always been run, and people respect the traditional values. Charismatic authority comes from society believing in a person’s personal charm, their personality, or their mission and values. Rational-legal authority, which is…

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    For example in England, we are "run" by a democratic government that is non-coercive. However in Iraq, the people live under an autocracy that is coercive. Both of these examples show power running a country, both types of power however are very different. One is a legitimate authority and the other is an Elite ruling a minority through coercion. To conclude power is hard to define, as it can be different depending on a society and its government. We could…

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    it also made the work itself menial and mind-numbing. By removing the creativity and personal touch out of the production process, Ford effectively separated the worker from the finished product; they are just cogs in a machine. In order to counteract the negative effects of this production method, such as low employee morale and high turnover, Ford enacted a $5 a day wage policy as an incentive. The results of the increased pay included higher productivity and lower turnover rates among…

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    A person with charisma influences others to do be apart of situations that they may not have foreseen themselves to be apart of. With that in mind, could a person without charisma influence another? The answer is yes! Influencing a person has nothing to do with charisma, it’s the fact that you choose to guide a person to do the right thing as you're doing the right thing as well. Charisma is just a way to define someone and make it seem like they’re better than everyone else around them. Anyone…

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    Weber saw authority as existing in three types. He identified rational/Legal, traditional, and charismatic as the three types of authority. (A&E, P168) He described the three as follows. Rational/Legal is described as a form of leadership in which the authority of an organization is tied to legal rationality. Traditional authority rests on established beliefs and continues those beliefs because they already exist. Lastly Charismatic authority is a form of leadership where authority is derived…

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    recognition of world to this earthly and material world. When the world cut its cord from its origin and destination, the only priority with is prominent is describing the present situation of the world and things around. Beginning of rationalism of thoughts must track its origin in Greek philosophy and hidden theoretical rationalism found there. Because by presenting a rationalistic interpretation of the world, religious and heavenly interpretations gradually faded. This kind of novel thought…

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    Authority refers to a type of power which is seen as socially recognised, it also refers to the amount of power which someone or a group have over someone else. Legitimacy is a key concept in authority, it highlights the way in which authority is distinguished from general notions of power. Weber distinguished three different types of authority in the work that he done, the first type of authority was rational legal authority, this is dependant on laws of the state. The second type is…

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