Running head: SOCIETY AND CHANGE 1 Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Name: Date of submission: Society and Change Globally, the concept of change has been embraced to underpin the political, economic, social and ecological developments. Effecting positive changes in societies can positively impact on different facets of life whether ecological, demographic, technological, cultural, economic or social. To accrue the positive changes, alterations regarding the functioning and structure of different elements and systems must be undertaken with varying depth as deemed suitable for the situation at hand. Making these alterations encompasses change which commonly happens everywhere across the globe albeit at varying rates. As such, the rate at which changes are designed, adopted and implemented vary greatly due to a number of reasons such as; the primary cause of change, level of education, socio-economic status and political environment of a certain. The rate of change is also influenced by the inherent controversy associated with the change. Despite change being inevitable in a given society, discovery of elements that can lead to change, diffusion of the ideas and receptiveness to ideas is usually low. Hence, when one wants to change the world, he needs to break rules set up by society and endures stress, oppression and sound of disagreement. Breaking institutional cultures is an important step when conceptualizing and implementing a certain change. Essentially, institutional culture is open of the fundamental elements that can enable or limit the efforts of instigating change in the world or at an organization. This has been witnessed at Wall Street and its obsession with recruiting human resources from Ivy League universities such as Princeton and Harvard. The institutional culture at Wall Street has made sweeping generalization about smartness and Princeton and
SOCIETY AND CHANGE 2 Harvard being the primary suppliers of smart workforce. To change this status quo,
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read all 5 pages?
- Spring '16