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
1.An evaluation of George Kelly's Personal Construct Theory in terms of its usefulness in contemporary society
Personality is an influential and important aspect of psychology. Personality psychology asks the question what does it mean to be a person? And it is primarily concerned with human natur
What Is Field Theory?1
John Levi Martin University of Wisconsin, Madison
Field theory is a more or less coherent approach in the social sciences whose essence is the explanation of regularities in individual action by recourse to position vis-a-vis others. Position in the ﬁeld indicates ` the
Labelling theory refers to the ability to attach a label to a person or group of people and in so doing the label becomes more important than the individual. The label becomes the dominant form of identify and takes on ‘Master Status’ (Becker 1963; Lemert 1967) so that the person can no longer b
Analyse the ‘Broken Window’ theory in relation to crime prevention. What are the main strengths and weaknesses of this theory.
The Broken Windows theory was first proposed by two social scientists James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling in the 1982 article, "Broken Windows", ( Wilson and...
“What are the major strengths and weakness of Dworkin’s theory of law as compared to a positivist or natural law perspective?” Discuss.
Arguably one of the most influential legal theorists of the 20th century, Ronald Dworkin’s dealings with law’s interpretation and integrity has lead t
Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of reason as a way of knowing.
There are four central ways of knowing in which we obtain our information from on a daily basis; Emotion, Perception (senses), Language, and Reason. Each of the four ways is used in different ways depending on the situation, and
Hume and Descartes on The Theory of Ideas
David Hume and Rene Descartes are philosophers with opposing views about
the origination of ideas. Descartes believed there were three types of ideas
which are, innate, adventitious and those from imagination. He stated since he
exists and his idea of w
Sociological Theory: Positivistic, Interpretative, and Critical
Comment on the three types of sociological theories, explain and argue, based
on your library or Internet research, which type of theory is the most
appropriate theory for sociology to adopt.
The three general types of sociological
Sigmund Freud - Psychosexual Theory
· Basic Philosophy - The basic philosophy is that the sex instinct is the most factor influencing personality; sexual instinct is present at birth, but it occurs in stages. The sex instinct provides the driving force for thought and activ
I understand your concern about the decision I made in which the result turned out poorly. The decision to promote Juliet to position of quality assurance manager did not produce the results that I had planned. My decision adversely resulted in Juliet having to be demoted back
"Knowledge is not the same as morality, but we need to understand if we are to avoid past mistakes and move in productive directions. An important part of that understanding is knowing who we are and what we can do " (Gardner, 1999 ch1, p1-3)
Howard Gardner's developed theory of multiple intelli
Education has always been an important trademark of the United States of America. Throughout the years, the significance of a well-developed education has been increasing. Recently, the government has increased its role in the education system by passing the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. By do
Critically discuss strengths and weaknesses of McClelland’s acquired needs theory and Expectancy theory.
Motivation play an important role in today’s work environment as motivated employees are more productive employees. However, the ways how we motivate the employees have to be improved fro
Family System Theory
After reviewing each theory the best theory for my personal model of helping is family system theory. I like how the family system theory is not just one theory, but the family system theory involves a variety of other theories into one to help families such as; self-percepti
Group Development and Interaction Theory
Within the business setting, the shift from yesterday’s “singular” culture to today’s “team” culture has brought about a new era of learning, development, and innovation. However, this shift has also brought with it a certain amount of dissatisfa