Atkinson 1984 Flexible Firm Essays and Term Papers

  • Flexible Firm Hrm

    Assignment 2 (a)Outline the main forms of flexibility as defined in Atkinson’s (1984) model of the flexible firm (b) What are some of the strengths and weaknesses of the Atkinson model? ANSWER PLAN:  Introduction/Background o What are the aims of flexibility o Guest (1987) de-centralisation...

      940 Words | 4 Pages   Employment, Job security, Outsourcing, Labour economics

  • “Flexible Firm” as a Hotel’s Human Resource Planning Strategy

    MSc – Human Resources Management Main Assignment “Flexible firm” as a Hotel’s Human Resource Planning Strategy Overview Human Resource Management (HRM) textbooks often begin their sections of “HRM practices / functions” by first introducing the topic of Human Resource Planning (HRP) and secondly...

      3635 Words | 12 Pages   Strategic human resource planning, Human resource management, Labour economics, Employment

  • Atkinson

    The Visualisation of Utopia in Recent Science Fiction Film Paul Atkinson Utopia can be conceived as a possibility – a space within language, a set of principles, or the product of technological development – but it cannot be separated from questions of place, or more accurately, questions of “no place...

      7303 Words | 16 Pages   Minority Report (film), Dystopia, Utopia, Gattaca

  • Atkinsons Case

    Case requirements Atkinsons Atkinsons have been trading as a department store on the Moor in Sheffield for over 50 years. Two of the directors are friends of your parents. They have asked you and a small group of your colleagues to cast an eye over the business and offer some impartial advice...

      454 Words | 2 Pages   Renting

  • Flexible

    Flexible working hours - overview A system of flexible working hours gives employees some choice over the actual times they work their contracted hours. Such a system can be a good way of recruiting and retaining staff - since it provides an opportunity for employees to work hours consistent with their...

      837 Words | 3 Pages   Hanoi, Flextime, Vietnam, Break (work)

  • 1984

    Guillermo De Lira Mrs. Davis Expository 12 March 24th, 2015 1984 Essay #4 Technology and privacy is a very controversial topic. In the book, 1984, by George Orwell, the nation of Oceana is controlled by a totalitarian government whose leader is “Big Brother”. Every corner of the city is surrounded...

      607 Words | 3 Pages   Surveillance, Internet privacy, Big Brother (Nineteen Eighty-Four)

  • 1984

     1984 George Orwell (1903-50) was born in Bengal and worked for the Indian Imperial Police in Burma, till he quit and returned to Europe to become a writer. He hated the whole idea of totalitarianism and political authority. He also served in the Loyalist forces in the Spanish Civil War. His book...

      2197 Words | 6 Pages   Nineteen Eighty-Four, Nations of Nineteen Eighty-Four, Ingsoc, Doublethink

  • 1984

    The Themes of Hope and Betray in the Novel Nineteen Eighty-four Betrayal is a concept of one losing hope and trust in another. Unknowingly, one can be misled by individuals closest to them, allowing them to lose hope. For example, one can be a victim of deception by the disloyalty of a close friend...

      1226 Words | 3 Pages   Nineteen Eighty-Four, O'Brien (Nineteen Eighty-Four), Doublethink, The Brotherhood (Nineteen Eighty-Four)

  • 1984

    Orwell’s novel, 1984, Big Brother was a character of fiction. Yet he was able to oversee everything and virtually controlled the daily lives of millions of people. Now, as we advance technologically, the thought of Big Brother watching over us isn’t so far-fetched. Technology in 1984 plays a major role...

      514 Words | 1 Pages   Big Brother (Nineteen Eighty-Four), The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism, Thoughtcrime, Telescreen

  • 1984

    1984 Timed Writing George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984 focuses on the torture the totalitarian government puts its people through in order to control their minds and behaviors. Violence as a means of control in the novel, demonstrates how oppressed people will often rebel to acquire the freedom...

      764 Words | 2 Pages  

  • 1984

    What Differentiates Humans From Robots According to Orwell’s 1984, the only source of maintaining humanity is to retain an unadulterated loyalty between loved ones. Analyzing the composition of one’s soul, Winston, the main protagonist, fathoms that the proles are the only ones humane enough to manage...

      396 Words | 1 Pages  

  • 1984

    The Party's Psychological Manipulation Throughout the novel "1984" written by George Orwell, the party is able to maintain power over the citizens through psychological manipulation. The party's strategies were very effective in keeping them in power. In the novel we see them deploy surveillance...

      994 Words | 3 Pages   Nineteen Eighty-Four, Newspeak, Doublethink, Thoughtcrime

  • Flexible Manufacturing

    Chrysler Gains Edge by Giving New Flexibility to Its Factories (WSJ, 04/11/2006) presented the benefits and case for flexible manufacturing. Comment on the advantages and disadvantage of flexible manufacturing? Comment on the scope economies presented in the news article? What does the existence of such economies...

      758 Words | 2 Pages   Big Three (automobile manufacturers), Production (economics), Economics, Cost-of-production theory of value

  • 1984

    Julia and Winston have a very interesting relationship in the book 1984. When Winston and Julia first encounter, Julia slides Winston a note where he works that states “I love you”. Winston, who wasn’t too fond of Julia at first, got really excited of this note. Their first encounter was in the woods...

      380 Words | 1 Pages   Nineteen Eighty-Four

  • 1984

    1984 is still relevant today because technology monitoring was prominent throughout the novel, and still widely utilized today. The citizens in 1984 were continually observed by the government via TV’s called telescreens. Orwell illustrates that “if you want to keep a secret you must also keep it...

      279 Words | 1 Pages  

  • 1984

    1984 1984, by George Orwell, is a novel based on the life of Winston Smith. It tells the story of how Winston goes about his life in a totalitarian community and is severely punished for defying the laws and government. The movie Equilibrium narrates the struggle that John Preston faces when he falls in love...

      1881 Words | 1 Pages  

  • 1984

    In 1984, George Orwell uses symbolism to illustrate how a totalitarian government that controls the past will rob its citizens of their humanity in both the present and the future, through the coral paperweight. Winston’s purchase of the coral paperweight represents the beginning of his and Julia’s special...

      501 Words | 2 Pages  

  • 1984

    Chapter One: A telescreen is metal plaque (like a dulled mirror). Its purpose was to receive and transmit simultaneously. Newspeak is the official language of Oceania. The four Ministries are: Minitru, Miniluv, Minipeace, and Miniplenty. The...

      345 Words | 1 Pages   Nineteen Eighty-Four, Ingsoc

  • 1984

    believes life should truly be. Literary critic Irving Howe states, “Were it possible, in the world of 1984, to show human character in anything resembling genuine freedom...it would not be the world of 1984” (62). In Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, the government uses its power to suppress individuality among...

      1645 Words | 5 Pages   Doublethink, Thoughtcrime, Newspeak, O'Brien (Nineteen Eighty-Four)

  • 1984

    Winston Smith is a low-positioning part of the decision Party in London, in the country of Oceania. All over the place Winston goes, even his home, the Party watches him through telescreens; all around he looks he sees the substance of the Party's apparently omniscient pioneer, a figure referred to just...

      795 Words | 3 Pages   Ingsoc, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Nations of Nineteen Eighty-Four, Room 101

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