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Rococo and Neoclassical Style

- The Rococo art style in the 18th was a decorative style of art that originated in the hotels and salons of Paris. S and C curves, shells, wings, scrolls, plant tendril forms, and cartouches meaning elaborate frame, all distinguished Rococo. However, the Neoclassicism art style in the late 18th century portrayed the middle class society and unlike the composition of Rococo painted ceilings, its composition is simpler with limited figures. The Rococo and Neoclassical styles of art were both influenced by European life, reflected Europe’s culture, and had different political and social themes....   [tags: decorative style, art, Neoclassicism]

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New Methods Of Writing And Writing Style

- ... Instead of writing the same old five paragraph essays on all of my writing topics like I had done previous to having this class, I can now use a specific format to help create the best final product I can create. When working on the Rhetorical Situation Analysis Paper, while being introduced to what exactly rhetorical analysis consists of, the focus was on using ethos, the rhetorical device achieved by discussing writer credibility, which includes such things as educational background and work experience (Lunsford et al.), pathos, emotional appeals which stir feelings and often invoke values that the audience is assumed to hold (Lunsford et al.), and logos, the rhetorical device where t...   [tags: Rhetoric, Writing, Writing style]

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Css : A Style Sheet Language

- ... Furthermore, for different rendering methods, such as in print, on-screen, by voice (if read out by a screen reader or speech-based browser) and on Braille-based devices. CSS can also display web pages differently depending on the screen size or the device on which it is being viewed on. Users can specify a different style sheet even though the author of a web page typically links to a CSS file within the markup file. A user can specify a CSS file stored on their computer, to override the one that the author has specified to be used....   [tags: HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, Web page]

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Robert Frost 's Writing Style

- ... The smooth combination of the simple everyday words like “sun” and “ball” helped to ease the transition towards the more complex or outdated words such as “obscured” and “mortal.” Another example of how Frost’s word choice is beneficial, would be when he writes, “The day swept clearly on / To finish clear at eve / I verily believe” (16-18). This quote shows how Frost’s provides context clues for the readers in the form of regular words such as “clearly” and “clear” to help with figuring out the meaning of a high-level word like “verily,” which is an uncommon term used in everyday speech....   [tags: Poetry, Alliteration, Style, Feeling]

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My Writing Style As A Person And A Writer

- Over the past year I have grown as both a person and a writer. My writing has improved immensely since my first, formal essay in English 111. My biases have changed, my style has improved, and the voice has matured also. Over the course of this past semester my instructor has pushed the limits of what my peers and I were comfortable to do as writers. From arguing a controversial topic such as longevity to presenting our opinions to the class, this semester had no time for slacking. My writing style used to be a “productive” procrastinator effort: I would think of the topic for days, form an argument, and find research that supported my claim....   [tags: Writing, Writing process, Writing style]

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On Style

- On Style Style is a very ambiguous word. Asking the question, “What is Style?” is almost a philosophical endeavor, comparable with “What is Truth?” Asking the question, “What is Good Style?” is even harder. Society’s boundaries are constantly shifting to accept or banish items from the definition, in art and writing specifically. Yet there are certain elements that remain constant in all these changes, and these are the elements that style manuals try to pin down. Before the class reading/blogging project began, I thought of style as the method a writer uses to communicate his/her ideas to the reader....   [tags: Style Toward Clarity Elements Writing Essays]

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The Style of Writing

- The Style of Writing According to the Webster’s New World Dictionary, the definition of style is “a characteristic manner of expression”(612). Usually words such as personal, individual, and unique also come to mind when we think of writing style. I have always associated writing style with belonging uniquely to one individual, meaning that everyone had his or her own style. After reading, “Style Toward Clarity and Grace” by Joseph Williams and “The Elements of Style” by William Strunk and E.B....   [tags: Writing Styles Style Essays]

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How To Write Using the APA Writing Style

- The APA writing style is most commonly used to cite sources for psychology, education, and social sciences and is also the official writing style of the American Psychological Association. The General APA Organizational Guidelines are basic guidelines that explain how to write a research paper in the APA format. These guidelines ensure clear and consistent presentation of written material that differentiates from other writing styles because it concerns elements such as: Citations, punctuation, presentation of numbers, etc There are four major sections in an APA paper....   [tags: APA Writing Style]

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Writing With Style By John R. Watt 's Writing Style

- While there are people who love to read and write, there are others that do not. When a student is required to read a book for a class and that student does not enjoy reading, there are very few things they would rather do less. And when that book’s topic is about learning how to write that is the worst of it. When I was assigned to read Writing with Style by John R. Trimble, my immediate thought was that this book and assignment was going to be a struggle to get through. To my pleasant surprise, I couldn’t have been more wrong....   [tags: Writing, Writing process, Essay, Writing style]

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The Importance of Style

- The Importance of Style If there’s one thing that this class has taught me, it’s that one of the single most important aspect to consider in writing, is that of the style. Style can be defined many ways, whether it be an analysis of oneÂ’s writing proficiency and technical accuracy, or the writerÂ’s voice, and how they bring across their message to the readers. Without style, all writing becomes at least one of two things: a boring, dragging piece whose clipped pace turns the reader totally off, or it becomes so poorly written that the question of the author’s intelligence comes into play while reading the piece....   [tags: Writing Writer Style Styles Essays]

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Plot and Literary Style Must Interact in an Effective Way

- Both the plot and literary style are elements that are unique to each author and his or her works. If these interact in an effective way, the reader will be able to fully understand both the story line and the message that the author is trying to communicate in the piece. Both “Blindness” by José Saramago and “The New York Trilogy” by Paul Auster are novels in which the literary style used enhances the plot of the story. Similarly, the storyline justifies the reasons behind the use of that author’s particular style....   [tags: plot, literary style, writers, authors,]

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Pop Style: Live Concert Performance Analysis

- The live concert performance that I attended was the Dana Concert Series Presents: Faculty and Guest Artist Recital at the The College of Creative Arts and Communication. The venue was Bliss Recital Hall. The recital included the faculty performers, Dr. James Umble on saxophone and Dr. Glenn Schaft on vibraphone. The guest artists from the Cleveland Orchestra, were Art Klima on viola, Stephen Warner on violin, Carolyn Warner on piano, and Richard Weiner on percussion. Modern and Late Romantic style music was the theme of the live performance....   [tags: music, late romantic style, debussy]

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Insights on Style

- Insights on Style A writer sits down on his hickory brown leather upholstered chair in a lowered den of a cape-cod house in the country. He slips his bifocals up the ridge of his nose and pulls his typewriter with both arms to a comfortable typing distance. He is now ready to write and write with style. He has in mind that his certain eloquence will provide cohesion, concision and elegance that will be clear and concise so the reader will be able to determine exactly the message he is portraying....   [tags: Style Writing Styles Essays]

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What is Style?

- What is Style. What is style, and how do we know when we have a style that is all our own. This is one thought that I ponder on cloudy dreary days, and when I have nothing better to do than think. In all actuality, do we even have a style we can call our own, or are we a conglomeration of what we like in the people around us. I would like to think I have my own style, but then reality sets in, and I start to realize I'm a clone of all the people I admire, and desire to be like. I has taken me a long time to realize that no matter how hard I tried to be my own person, I was still following in other peoples footsteps....   [tags: Style Personality Individuality Papers]

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Growing With Style

- Growing With Style Defining writing style is somewhat like describing Big Foot. People study it, and talk about it, they try to enlighten others about it. But when it’s all said and done, you just rely on; “I’ll know it when I see it.” Style is not unique onto ourselves, but I think that we all, either as audience or as writer, have our own interpretation of style. For example, the University of Miami’s Philosophy and Literature Departments hold a Bad Writing Contest that gives mock prizes to the “worst published academic writing” that someone can find (Miami.edu)....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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What is Style?

- What is Style. The overall concept of Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style and Joseph Williams Style Toward Clarity and Grace is to educate those who wish to better their writing ability. If one wanted to become better at a sport they would research principles of that sport to become a better athlete. Similarly, if one wanted to become a better athlete they would return to the basics in order to make sure that they knew what they were doing. I think that same idea is present in educating oneself to becoming a better writer, a better historian, a better mathematician, a better athlete, a better philosopher, a better linguist, whatever it is that one wants to become better at will involve...   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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The Most Important Element of Style

- The Most Important Element of Style I've collected numerous ideas from both Joseph William's book Style Toward Clarity and Grace and William Strunk and E.B. White's The Elements of Style. These books serve as reference guides to writers seeking guidance in improving their writing skills. I feel the text format of any writing is the most important element of style. The text layout in regards to style deals with font, size and contrast. The font makes the text. You are able to change the font to show importance or the use quotes....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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A Writers Style

-      The Pulitzer Prize winning writer N. Scott Momaday has become known as a very distinctive writer who depicts the stories of the Native American life in almost poetic ways. He does an excellent job of transporting the reader from the black and white pages of a book, to a world where every detail is pointed out and every emotion felt when reading one of Momaday’s books or other writings. This style of writing that Momaday uses is very evident in his work “The Way to Rainy Mountain,” and made even more apparent by reading a review of the book House Made of Dawn found on a web site run by HarperCollins Publishers....   [tags: Writing Style Momaday Essays Papers]

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Writing Style is Important

- Writing Style is Important Before expounding on the elements and forms of style, there are two main questions that should be asked: What is style, and why should one be concerned with it. In answer to the first question, I believe that style is choice. One’s style is determined by the types of words he chooses, and the diction with which he displays them. A style can be casual or formal, simple or verbose; every time an author writes something, he is making decisions on how he wants to present his information....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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Writing with Personal Style

- Writing with Personal Style Writing style is completely malleable. In this sense, style is effected by the author’s mood, intended audience, knowledge on the topic, attitude toward the topic, environment and state of consciousness-- give or take. Some may even say that the movement of the moon changes one’s ability to bring words together. But that is not the whole story. Given a group of fifty students, all generally similar, put in the same environment, taught by the same teacher using the same techniques (et c), you will have fifty different styles....   [tags: Writing Styles style Essays]

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Writing Style is Important

- Writing Style is Important Contrary to popular conceptions of the term ‘style’, I have found that in the context of this class, as well as in the context of the books “Style Toward Clarity and Grace” by Joseph M. Williams and “The Elements of Style” by Strunk and White, that ‘style’ is not style in the sense that it is the way I write (in such as way as ‘everyone has their own unique style’). Style encompasses many elements to writing a cohesive, clear paper. However, I feel that in order to write a clear cohesive essay or paper, I must write in my own way, a way that I am familiar with....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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My Personal Leadership Style

- Peter Senge, in his book, The Fifth Discipline, argued that there is interconnectedness, a relationship, between all forces of matter that act and react upon each other. Not only do they act and react on each other, but act across time and space. These relationships, built upon an exchange of information past and present, transform interrelated processes that act upon us and create our state of being. A social-psycho Darwinian evolution, if you will. This state of being is our reality. In reading and assessing Senge, many thoughts and ideas relating to my personal leadership style began sprouting like beanstalks....   [tags: Leadership Style Social Darwinism]

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Strunk and White’s Elements of Style

- Strunk and White’s “Elements of Style” A typical science fiction fan can be more familiar about Star Trek and it’s characters than some of their own family members. For those that are not all that familiar with this “Sci Fi” show, Star Trek remains as a very well known icon in television history. The crew of the Starship Enterprise traveled to mysterious planets, through mysterious galaxies. I wonder if this journey couldn’t be compared to the journey of style for the writer. In Strunk and White’s “Elements of Style” they state, “Who knows why certain notes in music are capable of stirring the listener deeply, though the same notes slightly rearranged are impotent....   [tags: Writing Style Essays]

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Key Elements of Good Writing Style

- Key Elements of Good Writing Style After reading William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White’s The Elements of Style and Joseph M. Williams’ Style: Beyond Clarity and Grace, participating in hours of classroom discussion, and writing five short essays on the topic, I’m struck by the complexity of evaluating “writing style”. But I don’t know why I should be amazed. Borne from the elaborate human thought process, we instinctively dress up our writing in thrift-store duds or Fifth Avenue couture. Writing styles express our individuality; they are our language fingerprints – the writer’s identity is exposed, and no two styles are exactly alike....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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Good Writing Style

- The Elements of Style written by William Strunk and E.B. White, and Style: Toward Clarity and Grace written by Jospeh Williams both offer suggestions for establishing the comprehensive application of literary techniques and style. Each book, constructed differently, focuses on various areas of writing through comprehensive basic rules and guidelines. These books specifically identify the basic foundation for writing rules of usage, principle composition and offer suggestions for different types of style approach....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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Defining Writing Style

- Defining Style In a search for the meaning of true style, I consulted two books on the subject. These texts differ on many levels, but most strikingly are their styles of presentation. Strunk and White, authors of The Elements of Style, lean more towards the rule-book approach, telling us what to do and when to do it without much explanation. John Williams, on the other hand, uses his book Style: Toward Clarity and Grace in almost a lecture form, filled with comparative examples of correct and incorrect ways to approach his stylistic suggestions....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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Defining Writing Style

- Defining Writing "Style" Many accomplished authors have tried distinguishing what "good writing style" is. Some believe it is writing simply, others believe it is writing precisely. Numerous books have been published in order to help define this murky area called "style." Matthew Arnold, poet and critic, once said "Have something to say, and say it as clearly as you can. That is the only secret of style." So why then is this topic so unclearly defined. Perhaps it is because each person has had different writing influences and needs improvement in different areas....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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Comparative Style-book Essay

- Comparative Style-book Essay Two well-know style books are The Elements of Style, by Strunk and White, and Style Toward Clarity and Grace, by Williams. Both of these books are very beneficial, discussing grammar rules, style, and composition, all with the aim to make its readers better writers. They teach readers to use proper techniques and proofread their papers so they can improve their writing style. Although the books goals are the same, each one approaches it in a different way, emphasizing certain points above others....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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Style and its Relationship to Good Writing

- Style and its Relationship to Good Writing Style. It’s a small word that packs a powerful punch, and most writers do not stop to think about what it truly means. Initially, I thought style was a personal element in writing specific to the writer and to change this personalized style of writing was absolutely forbidden. However, through our class exploration of the two style manuals, Style Toward Clarity and Grace and The Elements of Style, this original definition was challenged, and eventually changed based on the compelling evidence....   [tags: Writing Education Style Styles Essays]

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Writing Style

- Writing Style I hear inner Strunk and White voices of “don’t overwrite”, “write in a way that comes naturally,” and so forth, going through my head. I have visions of endless Williams examples and illustrations on clarity. I see weeks of blog writings flashing through my memory. From all of this, I now own and believe in a firm and personal definition of what style is and what good writing entails. William Strunk and E.B. White’s book The Elements of Style, along with Joseph M. Williams’s book Style Toward Clarity and Grace helped lead me to this point, which is: what is the point....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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Style Controversy

- Style Controversy Upon completion of the both stylebooks, Strunk and White and Williams, I have found that style is much more than whatever one sees fit for themselves. This is true at least for essay writing not necessarily creative writing. As with other debated subjects where guidelines are drawn as to what constitutes a good work of art, film, or music, writing has guidelines which good compositions fit into and can therefore be compared and contrasted with other works. That is not to say there is one way to do any essay but there are parameters which must be met and set for a paper to be critiqued....   [tags: Writing Styles Style Essays]

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Writing Style

- Writing Style What is writing style. I started out thinking that writing style is a personal thing and that all writers have their own style. But, this way of thinking is really just a simple way to answer the question. After more careful thought, I realized that style is actually quite the opposite of personal and original. Style is a form of standardization. As writers, we all follow certain rules and guidelines to make our point. Style is these rules and guidelines. For a writer to better understand style, multitudes of books and helpful guides have been published....   [tags: Writing Styles Style Essays]

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Writing Style

- Writing Style When constructing a piece of writing, a student may sometimes find herself struggling to remember grammar rules or style principles. A handy reference guide would help her out immensely. William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White’s book, The Elements of Style, and Joseph Williams’ book, Style: Toward Clarity and Grace, assist writers improve their work in various ways. Strunk and Whites’ book took a simple approach, while Williams went more in-depth, with elaborate explanations and varying choices for each writing style....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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Good Style is a Reflection of a Writer Making Good Choices

- Good Style is a Reflection of a Writer Making Good Choices When putting pen to paper or typing on a keyboard in order to write something, a writer makes decisions. These decisions will result in what will be the writer’s finished work and will unintentionally reflect what the writer knows about writing style. In just trying to convey his or her ideas, a writer will follow rules of grammar and spelling as well as various advice accumulated through formal and informal education. If the writer has a good understanding of what they’ve learned, it will come out in their writing....   [tags: Writing Style Styles Essays]

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Style

- Style I often wonder what style is, and how does a person know when they are in possession of it. Style is one of the many things that seem to change form day to day for me, and I'm never sure where it might lead me. I think we all have our own style, but how can we get away from having the same style that other people have. When I look through magazines, all I read is the same thing over and over, in a little different style, or voice. Then, when I look out the window, I see people dressed in about the same fashions....   [tags: Style Personality Individuality Papers]

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Style

- Style After reading Strunk and White’s, The Elements of Style, Williams’, Style: Toward Clarity and Grace, and my peers’ reviews of these two books, I have come up with an all encompassing answer to the question: what is style, and what elements are most important to all writers. The answer is: there is no clear cut definition of style. It is ever changing; and is based on society’s views of what makes good writing, not necessarily the writer’s own thoughts on the matter. Therefore, the writer is better off following the set rules of grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure, determined by society; then adding her own voice....   [tags: Writing Styles Style Paper]

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Leadership Style And An Autocratic Management Style

- leadership and management styles that did not work in a particular situation would be: commanding leadership style and an autocratic management style. Autocratic style is a management style that takes a task-only focus and tends to make most of the decisions for the department without including the team as part of the decision-making. A commanding leadership style demands immediate compliance from the team. I recently transferred to a new department at my current job. I quickly noticed that my new manager has a “do as I say” mentality....   [tags: Management, Management styles, Leadership]

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In Style

- The following is an excerpt of a conversation that occurred between our staff writer and Senior English Education major, one day prior to the due date of the final paper for EN 220 - Expository Writing. I: Here it is, one day before the final paper is due for Expository Writing, have you given any thought to what you would like to address. T: The final paper (said with a chuckle). Somehow it always seems to feel like this is the one that should say it all. Even after four plus years of college, I haven't the foggiest as to how such expectations arise....   [tags: Dialogue Essays]

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Learning With Style

- ... Using sight, sound, touch and action to impart information to impart information to students is a nod to the theory of multiple intelligences. A key point to the theory of multiple intelligence is that every individual contains each intelligence to some degree, and everyone is capable of developing each intelligence to a level of competence (Armstrong). Instructors using the theory should be aware that while understanding a student’s strengths allows them to be taught more effectively; it is important to present students with opportunities to strengthen their weaknesses....   [tags: Howard Gardner, multiple intelligences]

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Style of Hawthorne

- In 1804 a great Gothic-romance writer by the name of Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in Salem, Massachusetts and was determined to make the 18th Century aware of the deep and dark desires that are present in every person’s mind. Hawthorne himself once quoted that “easy reading is damn hard writing.”(Hawthorne, 1849) but through frustration and angst Hawthorne created a selection of metaphysical poetry and a few longer works, one of which being the infamous “The Scarlett Letter”. Hawthorne’s style of writing shaped the genre of romance and short story as the originality of his writing was a reincarnation of his own personal values and beliefs (Litz, 1998)....   [tags: Literaty Analysis, Scarlet Letter]

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The Importance Of A Leadership Style For Employees And A General Overall Style

- Each employee brings a different challenge for me to lead them. I have to figure out how to fix the problems in my new department. The best way to accomplish this is through a situational approach. Based on each employee’s needs, I will adapt to a different leadership style. This will allow me to gain their trust and I can do the things necessary to turn this department into a high performing team once again. The first thing I need to do is establish trust among the group. I want to show my team that I am highly capable of doing this job and that I want to further their developments as individuals....   [tags: Want, Leadership, Skill]

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Life Style Inventory ( Lsi )

- Do you think you know yourself well enough. I would say “Yes” and “NO”. My awareness of behavior is separated into observable and unconscious. Observable is thoughts that I realize and acceptable. Unconscious are thoughts those are not easy to be accepted by my personality, so I ignore the existence of it, but it still can be recognized from my behavior. Life Style Inventory (LSI) is an evaluation test of 12 measurements to assist people to have more knowledge about each style and understand what styles they belong to....   [tags: Management, Want, Accept, Need]

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The Gothic Style Of A Christian Cathedral

- ... The principle behind the Gothic style was to reach greater interior heights. However, “medieval churches had solid stone vaults (the structure that supports the ceiling or roof). These were extremely heavy structures and tended to push the walls outward, which could lead to the collapse of the building. In turn, walls had to be heavy and thick enough to bear the weight of the stone vaults,” (“Gothic Art and Architecture”). Thus, the taller buildings such a churches would be more expensive to build and look bulky and ungainly, which doesn’t quite fit the style the clergy were aiming for....   [tags: Gothic architecture, Romanesque architecture]

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The Sense Of Style By Lewis Carroll

- ... Alice’s use of the address “sir” suggests this relationship, as well as her upbringing in Victorian society. The construction of creating this tone aids in building the character and visual of Alice, as well as making it appealing to Carroll’s audience at the time. Although the Caterpillar appears to have the authority, Alice is the one who leads the conversation and attempts to use logic to understand her situation. The effect Carroll has created engages the reader into attempting to answer the same questions as Alice, and to try and find reason and logic to the solve the ambiguous question of “Who are you?”....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Victorian era]

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Structure and Style of To Sir, with Love

- Dramatic Structure To Sir, with Love embodies a conventional three-act structure. However, the protagonist, Mark Thackeray, is faced with multiple active antagonists. The first act introduces Mark Thackeray (Sidney Poitier) as a Communications engineer who, after many unsuccessful attempts to find employment in his field, takes a teaching position at the North Quay Secondary School. Once he has arrived, Thackeray is informed of the rebellious nature of his assigned students, who mostly come from underprivileged backgrounds....   [tags: To Sir, with Love Essays]

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Skills : The Style Of Leadership Adopted

- • Skills – The style of leadership adopted The team has a strong group of hard workers who are willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done and done right. Team members in general are extremely detail oriented which is vital as each penny per gallon saved or spent on diesel fuel translates to $15 million on an annual basis. Other strengths within the team include strong communication skills and abilities to multitask (another critical skill with numerous demands and projects occurring simultaneously)....   [tags: Skill, Management, Leadership, Learning]

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Creation And Transformation Of A Leadership Style

- Creation and Transformation of a Leadership Style New administrators are often rushed into leadership roles because of the needs of an organization, which commonly leads to underdeveloped leadership skills and frequent burnout of new administrators. Many leaders enter their new role having never identified their own leadership style, personal strengths and weaknesses, or having a plan for the development of those skills. Included below is an exploration of the development of my personal leadership style while working as an elementary school administrator and as a Team Lead for Western Governors University (WGU)....   [tags: Leadership, Teacher, Education, High school]

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The Style Of Handmaid 's Tale

- ... Her remembering all these small details points out that these images must have been very significant in the narrator’s past a kin d of a “shock” to her present. The style of writing in the opening paragraph incorporates a great deal of imagery, and how later the purpose in the story creates an analogy in the narrator’s life, through this form of style. The type of style in the first chapter also embodies a great deal of contrasts between one or more ideas the narrator narrates. The form of these contrasts and purpose of these contrasts in the opening later brings out a meaning to form the character’s whole life story, from which a theme propagates....   [tags: Fiction, Narrative, Character, Margaret Atwood]

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The Strengths Of A Personality And Communication Style

- ... Further reviewing the results, I do agree in the expectation of an introvert having a small circle of close friends. As an introvert, trust and sharing is somewhat difficult in daily life, thereby resulting in what others may view as a cold and lacking emotional connection in relationships at every level. Furthermore, a slight twenty two percent Sensing versus Intuition makes for a somewhat interesting personality according to Jung. As a sensing centric person, I am inclined to focus and need the absolutes in situations or informational topics....   [tags: Personality psychology]

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The Interactions of Nationalism and Building Style

- History of Architecture - Discuss and compare the interaction of nationalism and building style in three buildings or periods. What is the role of innovation and or appropriation in the representation of national identity and political ideology. Throughout history, architecture has been employed in the service of politics, as symbols of the state. Architecture is therefore shaped by the national traditions in the pursuit of projects of identity, modernity, power, and prestige. A building is not merely a walled structure, but a metaphor for national ideology as it embodies the civic life of the citizens that it houses, as well as the ideals of the nation within which it resides....   [tags: architecture, innovation, design]

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Servant Leadership As A Leadership Style

- Servant leadership is a leadership style that is more democratic instead of autocratic. The employees are the center of this model. This leader is one that assesses the employee in the professional and personal growth. Servant leader follow the model established by Robert Greenleaf in 1977. Using Mr. Greenleaf’s ten characteristics, those will show the benefits of this type of leadership for both the company and employees. Does this style really do want is said of it. Yes, based on the research, this style is more beneficial toward the employees making them into employees that are more productive and want to stay with that company....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Employment]

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Management Style Of The Private Sector

- This committee determined what strategies would be utilized for whole economy, performance targets were then distributed to management following a strict hierarchy. These working conditions made it very difficult for employees to exercise their own leadership and display any intuition. The leadership style could be described as paternalistic – that is, the autonomy of workers was limited for their ‘own good’. This resulted in an unmotivated and unproductive workforce. Curtin University of Technology conducted a survey of Vietnamese mangers a decade after the implementation of the Renovation Policy....   [tags: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Motivation]

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The Leadership Style Of An Organization

- ... Daniel Goleman, would say that Sue demonstrates emotional intelligence which, in turn, yields her positive leadership styles (Ephrpos & Vassil, 2005). Goleman’s research indicates that of the six categorized leadership styles: coercive, authoritative, affiliative, democratic, pacesetting, and coaching, only four styles deliver a positive influence (Ephrpos & Vassil, 2005). Characteristically speaking, Sue uses the combination of authoritative, affiliative, democratic, and coaching leadership styles to impact the effectiveness of her communication....   [tags: Leadership, Situational leadership theory]

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Instructional Style And Techniques Of The Classroom

- Instructional Style and Techniques Developing an instructional style in the classroom is important because it gives the student an idea of how they will be in taking information. As a teacher, my instructional style will be more of a student-centered approach to learning. I will still have the authority figure, but will allow the students to play an active role in the learning process. My role is to coach and facilitate student learning, along with the overall comprehension of the material. The student’s learning will be measure by both informal and formal forms of assessment, which includes tests, group projects, journals, and class participation....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher]

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The Qualities Of A Servant Leadership Style

- ... They also ask for help when it is necessary. A leader with the proper leadership skills will give credit and recognition to others that do a good job performance (Leadership Traits, n.d.). Leadership skills develop over time. Effective Communication It is imperative that leaders effectively listen to others and take into account the concerns of their team members. Furthermore, a leader should be able to verbally and nonverbally express to others showing they are listening. This is an important skill to demonstrate when building relationships and collaborating with others....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Skill, Decision making]

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Leadership Styles : Leadership Style

- ... Participative leaders consult with the team during the decision making process but ultimately it is the leader who makes the final decision. The fifth and final leadership style called laissez-faire. This style of leadership has a low amount of control because in this style the team as a collective makes the decisions, though the leader is still held responsible. My results from the How to Find Out Your Style of Leadership assessment, developed by the University of Kent, were balanced among the five different leadership styles....   [tags: Leadership, Decision making]

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Personal Style Of Leadership : Jordan

- Personal Style of Leadership Jordan Luke ORG300 – Applying Leadership Principles Colorado State University – Global Campus Sheila Landfairmueller November 25, 2014   Personal Style of Leadership In my view, people employ certain traits that differentiate us from our neighbor next door, and leadership is no different. The test produced by the University of Kent in the United Kingdom (University of Kent, n.d.) has developed a process that I feel accurately defines what sort of leader you are based on 50 simple questions....   [tags: Leadership, Decision making, Employment]

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Personality Style Of The Reflective People

- ... I think he might leave some other place so I asked him to search all the place that he visited before come to the home. I told him to be specific and think. Finally, he came to know that he left that drive at his (friend) house. c) The example above demonstrates the reflective personality style. In an example, I remain quiet for a moment, analyze the situation, ask for proof, told my brother to think more before blaming to sister, become systematic and solve the problem. 1.b 1) a) I have a weakness like I am quiet and I get the fear with criticism. b) I should start getting involved in the group and start communicating with them rather being quite....   [tags: Problem solving, Decision making, Self-esteem]

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A Leadership Style Evaluation Of Leadership

- ... In similar fashion the human skills show a depiction of aptitude to work with others. Some people would rather work by themselves, but at some point interaction for any purpose will happened. The result for this specific skill was at a medium level. Human connection allows anyone to learn about others standpoint on a subject and culture in a group format. With the assessment of human aptitude, a centrist point is shown and the theory clearly indicates the capability to handle interaction in a job format....   [tags: Leadership, Skill, Management, Skills management]

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Leadership Styles And Leadership Style

- ... The integration of a new team member is an example of when an authoritarian style is beneficial. Authoritarian leaders are powerful coaches and a new follower will respond to this style when learning the different skills required of them. Situations that are highly stressful, such as an upcoming deadline, or dangerous, for instance fire fighters entering a burning building, can also benefit from an authoritarians ability to make decisions without follower input. An example of a famous leader who demonstrated the effectiveness of the authoritarian leadership style is Steve Jobs....   [tags: Leadership, Decision making, Skill]

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The Leadership Style Of Servant Leaders

- David just came back from his lunch break with a big smile on his face. While at lunch, he had set up a “date” with his daughter that day after work. They tried to do this once a week as their own time. Once David returned, he read an email that was received while he was at lunch stating that everyone had to work mandatory overtime starting that day. He was upset that he would have to cancel his “date”. When his normal quiting time came, he noticed that almost all of the managers were on the way out of work....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Servant leadership]

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My Leadership Style As A Leader

- ... He took out management layers because “layers hide weaknesses. Layers mask mediocrity. (Tichy & Charan, 1989)”. During Welch’s tenure at GE, the company’s stock rose 4,000%, making it the most valuable corporation in the world at the time. Why Emulate When You Can Innovate. Even though I was born with the “generosity gene” that inspires them to help people grow, it wasn’t until I started college and began studying management that I understood what leadership was. I was fortunate to begin my management career in the mid-eighties, a few years after Jack took over at GE....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Skill]

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Benefits Of Reading And Writing Style

- ... From the classics, you can understand why and how these books are as popular and brilliant as they were and still are now — why we study them in English during high school. Furthermore, we can see the difference in writing style and how far literature has evolved and developed from what was consider brilliant then and what we consider prize winning now. From the works that are considered ‘bad’ we can learn the mistakes that we should avoid in order to produce an effective piece of work. Edward Albee’s recommends reading not only from the great ones because: ‘If you are going to learn from other writers don’t only read the great ones, because if you do that you’ll get so filled with despa...   [tags: Writing, Critical thinking, Jason, Medea]

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Guido Style and Social Identity

- Today there are many styles and subcultures that are known in society, from punk to hip-hop, and from hipster to gangster. However, there is one that has become widely acknowledged and popularized in the recent years. This is the “Guido” lifestyle. Made popular by the hit MTV television show “Jersey Shore”, the term Guido was not always accepted in the positive tone that the it is given in popular media today. Some consider it an inappropriate slur and racist term (Cohen 1-2). While that may be the case in the past, today “Jersey Shore” and other mass media have most certainly contributed to the mainstream acceptance and popularity of the Guido style and have changed the direction of the ter...   [tags: Mass Media]

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Leadership Styles : Leadership Style

- Leadership Style Analysis While all leaders have a predominant or at least a preferred style leadership style, great leaders will utilize a variety of leadership styles depending on the circumstances as well as the people being led. In this paper I will analyze my own preferred leadership style and discuss how it is utilized most effectively. The Participative Leadership Style In order to begin my leadership analysis I took the test “How to find out your style of leadership” at the University of Kent UK’s website (careers and employability service, 2011) this was a 50 question test to provide the user what their leadersip style most resembles....   [tags: Leadership, Skill, Management, Leader]

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Leadership Styles : Leadership Style

- ... This extreme is considered laissez-faire leadership style, which leaves the employee guessing and second guessing their decision. This extreme is a disadvantage as it would not build solid leadership that is required. A2. Comparison of Leadership Styles In comparison of participative leadership verses autocratic leadership, there are several differences. Much like participative leadership, the end result of an autocratic style is to seek resolution and move forward. However, as participative leadership leans toward the inclusion of group members, autocratic leadership tends to be more dictatorial in the fact that the leader makes decisions with the assumption the group members will comp...   [tags: Leadership, Management, Charismatic authority]

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My Style Of Leadership By Cherry

- My style of leadership according to the quiz by Cherry (n.d.) is participative leadership which is a type of leadership that engages the members of the team to participate in decision making and problem solving while the leader makes the final judgment in the deliberation process. This style of leadership allows members who are experts in their fields provide input to reach a more effective and accurate decision. This fits exactly into my leadership style. I always believed that in every aspect there is a greater or lesser person than you are, so, why not focus on the best in others and tap on their expertise in knowledge or skill to get the best results....   [tags: Leadership, Nursing, Skill]

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Evaluation Of A Good Parenting Style

- Also, being raised with this parenting style, most children have positive social skills, excel in school, and have a good psychosocial wellbeing (CITE BOOK/POWERPOINT??). This is a good parenting style, in my opinion, because while it teaches children discipline, it also shows the child the difference between wrong and right, and why there is a difference. It also shows children how to love, due to the emotional warmth given to them by their parents. When the Andersen’s make the move from Minnesota, Riley is shown to be under a lot of stress because of the initial move, her father working long hours, her parents having small arguments, and the fact that the moving truck was suppose to come...   [tags: Family, Parenting, Parenting styles, Parent]

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The Learning Style Of Self Authorship

- ... This journey of Self-Authorship depends on the guidance of numerous dedicated educators as well as time and energy from the student (“Self-Authorship: Advancing”). Self-Authorship, once understood, can be linked directly to the way students make decisions by internally making sense of the informational advice they receive from others. Once Self-Authorship is understood it can also be a very beneficial tool outside of the classroom. For example, it can deliver an internal feeling of wisdom that can be carried internally to help students feel confident on their decision making as they enter the adult world....   [tags: Education, Higher education, College, University]

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Cinderella - In The Style of Holden

- CINDERELLA – IN THE STYLE OF HOLDEN Well, if you’re reading this now, you’d probably want to know everything about me, who my parents are, what they’re like, all the stuff about my twin sister and my little stepsister. The truth is that this stuff kinda gets repetitive and dull, besides my father probably wouldn’t want to read a famous book which talks all about his tendencies to smoke and get drunk. He’d probably have a heart attack and all in a place like France, because he ditched us like five years ago....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The Importance Of An Empathic Leadership Style

- The dictionary definition of Empathy is the psychological identification with or vicarious experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and attitudes of others. Simply put, empathy is the ability to step into someone else’s shoes, be aware of their feelings and understand their needs. In the workplace, empathy can show a deep respect for co-workers and show that you care, as opposed to just going by rules and regulations. An empathic leadership style can make everyone feel like a team and increase productivity, morale and loyalty....   [tags: Leadership, Emotion, Non-commissioned officer]

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The Quality And Style Of A Competitor

- ... This is also our competitive advantage. We are able to offer something that nobody else can a lower price and with better customer satisfaction. The best way for us to deal with competitive forces is to continue to show how we are better than the companies that we compete with. We need to continue to have great marketing that will allow people to see how much better our product is than anything else out there right now. The other companies will be trying their best to take shots but we just have to stay strong and stay firm in our business model and we will ultimately be able to come out on top....   [tags: Customer service, Customer, Telephone]

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Coach As A Classic American Style

- As many of us women know about buying luxury handbags, shoes and accessories. There are many companies that sell luxuries materials that consumers buy to fulfil their wants. As of today consumers grab more towards luxury material because they last longer and they are branded. These luxury material are not cheap instead they are beyond expensive, but consumer still continue to buy them. Due to consumer these luxuries companies are in business. As a owner of coach items I have researched them before I bought my first handbag by them....   [tags: Balance sheet]

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Leadership Styles : Leadership Style

- I. INTRODUCTION a. Leadership is one of the primary determinants as to whether an organization and its personnel will be successful. In order to be a successful leader it is important that an understanding of the various leadership styles is developed. Leadership style has a direct impact on an organizational effectiveness and employee performance. A thorough understanding of the various leadership styles enables us to “develop our own approach and become a more effective leader” (Malos, 2012, p....   [tags: Leadership, Decision making, Management]

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Leadership Styles : Leadership Style

- ... However, for this to be successful employees must be motivated and self-directed without coaching. The employees understand the goals and how to accomplish them. This type of leadership differs from the other three because employees have complete autonomy. The leader may be there to set the goals, but the employees complete the tasks to meet those goals on their own (Lamberton & Minor, 2014). There are important aspects of each leadership style. Autocratic leaders are well organized and take on full responsibility for the project....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Decision making]

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Learning Style for Student Nurses

- In this essay I will be discussing the importance of understanding learning styles for student nurses. I will also be focusing on the learning cycle and learning style using the Honey and Mumford 80 questionnaire. I look into the details of how learning style helps students to understand the importance of recognising one’s learning style preference. I will also provide an understanding of learning and learning theories and discuss my own dominant learning style and how I aim to deal with my weaknesses to progress well in the nursing programme....   [tags: listening, imitating others, environment]

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Leadership Style Of Leadership Styles

- ... I often work with interdisciplinary teams to accomplish goals and review problems. Just recently several team members and myself were discussing a problem with a patient and trying to figure out what was going on. The social worker stated after the meeting she loves coming because she feels like she is in an episode of House where we all come up with ideas and try to determine the best cause of action. I believe that several minds are better than one mind, as they all have different perspectives and experiences....   [tags: Leadership, Situational leadership theory]

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Leadership : Style Vs. Traits

- ... Kurt Lewin developed his theory that there are three main styles of leadership: autocratic, democratic and laissez-faire (Mindtools, n.d.). An autocratic leader makes decisions without consulting members of the team. Democratic leaders include members during the decision making process, but the leader ultimately makes the final decision. Laissez-faire leaders have a “hands off” approach and the team makes the decisions in all matters. According to Bass &Steidlmeier (1999), “There are clearly many styles of leadership that relate to the legitimacy of authority and informed consent by followers....   [tags: Leadership, Kurt Lewin, Management]

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The French Style Of Louis Xiv

- After the death of Louis XIV in 1715 a new king arose, Louis XV. With this change brought a new zeitgeist and a fresh taste of art. The French had been setting the trends, and while Baroque art originated in Rome, Rococo art originated in France in the 1720s, and then spread across Europe where there was a fascination with French art and culture. The French set the standards for what’s en vogue and in a total monopoly made France the centre of fashion in the 18th century . But it went out of control in this very fashion conscious society where they braved discomfort and sometimes pain pursuing absurdly flamboyant fashion....   [tags: Baroque, Rococo, History of painting]

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An Overview of Leadership Style

- ... The best styles depend on the criteria used to judge “best”. If group productivity is the criterion, any of the styles could be effective. If optimizing group freedom is the criterion, styles at the right end are better than styles at the left. If quickness in decision making is the criterion, styles that maximize leader authority usually are best. Thus, the value of leadership style must be evaluated in terms and desired outcomes. Another important point can be seen in the figure. A leader’s behavior at anyone time falls somewhere on the continuum or within some range on it....   [tags: autocratic, democratic, laissez faire]

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