Identify and assess the main strengths and weaknesses of
Simone de Beauvoir’s book, The Second Sex.
To some extent The Second Sex (1949) successfully conceptualises womanhood as a social
structure and offers a „strikingly original theory of female subjectivity under...
Explain the claim made in naturalist theories of ethics that good and bad are natural features of the world. Assess the strengths and weaknesses of this approach.
Naturalism asserts that there are natural facts and that ‘good’ can be identified as an empirical property, for example ‘X...
The situational approach to leadership is a theory where managers match or adapt their leadership style based on the leadership situation and style of the employees under their management. As with all leadership styles, there are considered to be several strengths and weaknesses associated...
Developmental theories embody perspectives about environmental forces and human essence that build a path of human development. Developmental psychopathology theories embody these perspectives as well, and the information from ‘normal’ and ‘pathological’ human life courses enlighten current
FUNCTIONALISM (CONSENSUS STRUCTURALISM)
The role of socialization in determining behaviour is recognized.
Violent and radical social change cannot be explained adequately by a theory that emphasizes consensus....
Natural Moral Law: Summary sheet.
By studying our nature and purpose, using reason, we can work out the right way to live.
Philosophical background and context:
Deontological and absolute theory (duty/fixed laws)
Plato’s theory of Forms seems to contribute to the idea of a moral...
Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Kohlberg's theory of moral development.
In this essay, following a brief outline of the theory, I will be discussing the strengths and weaknesses of Kohlberg's theory of moral development. Morality comes from the Latin word for custom. It is a behaviour tha
Using an example of your choice apply the expectation theory of motivation. You should consider both its strengths and weaknesses as a theory.
Arguments will be presented to show, how the expectation theory of motivation can be used to measure the force of motivation for a student to study, to ac
Plato expounded his Theory of Forms over a writing career of some forty years. The theory was being refined over this period and is never fully explained in any one dialogue. Thus, any explanation of the theory, involves piecing together fragments as they appear throughout Plato's writ
For one to judge which theory is a stronger guide for moral actions, one must first understand the theories and compare their strengths and weaknesses.
The Kantian theory is one which emphasizes on suppressing personal inclinations and performing one's duty unless one is either not a free agent or
Family System Theory
Murray Bowen's family system theory was one of the first comprehensive theories of family system functioning. It was developed in 1974 and it believed the family can be defined as a set of interacting individuals who are related by blood, marriage, cohabitation, o
Outline two different psychological approaches to identity.
What are the strengths and weaknesses of each?
Erik Erikson was a German psychoanalyst who devised psychosocial theory from clinical and naturalistic observation and the analysing of biographies of famous men.
Cluster Theory and Industry Policy: An Overview
Author: Stanislav Bucifal Australian National University September 2008
This paper examines the potential of cluster theory to inform industry policy. In the economic sense, clusters are production networks of strongly interd
Sternberg Theory of Intelligence
Robert J. Sternberg formulated a hypothesis regarding why intelligent people fail. His theory went against the prevalent psychometric scale model of intelligence, and moved more toward a more cognizant mode (Sternberg, 1985). This idea was somewhat radical f
Running Head: MY PERSONAL THEORY OF SUPERVISION AND EVALUATION
When I think about my personal theory of supervision and evaluation, several key theories and theorists run through my mind. As an administrator, I will incorporate several different aspects and themes of theories that I have learned
Module #1 DEAL: Analysis of a Theory
Indiana University School of Social Work
Module #1 DEAL: Analysis of a Theory
Reading articles and textbooks, reviewing powerpoints and academic content, listening to lectures and class discussions and my life experiences prepare
Plato’s theory of forms
Introduction Plato expounded his Theory of Forms over a writing career of some forty years. The theory was being refined over this period and is never fully explained in any one dialogue. Thus, any explanation of the theory, involves piecing together fragments as they appe
Research the theory
• Who are the progenitors of the theory? Find the seminal publications. (Try to find references in addition to those listed on the Wiki.)
The term “Work System” was first put forward in two serial journal articles, “MIS Problems and Failures: A Socio-Technical P
Theory X, Theory Y by Douglas McGregor is a motivation theory. Douglas McGregor is a social psychologist and applied two sets of assumptions to the organizational structure called Theory X and Theory Y. His theory is based on managerial views of human beings. In his book, The Human Side of Enterpris