Power is the leaders potential and actual influence over followers.
Power is exercised in politicking, networking, negotiating.
Two fundamental sources of power:
Position influence based on formal title all managers have this p
Management in the Twenty-First Century
Leader = someone who influences followers achieve common objectives through
o Most effective way to enhance performance is to adapt a leadership approach
o Somebody who can influence, to adapting
Centrality of Planning
Contingency Theory leaders need to change behaviour to suit circumstance. Needs to
be symmetry between leaders behaviour, followers, and situation as one-size-fits-all
Foundation of Management
Planning; Organizing; Leading; Controlling.
Internal forces acting upon managers:
Productivity; work satisfaction; accountability.
Outside forces acting upon managers:
GBDA 204: Applied Leadership
INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT
Definition of leadership: process by which one or more persons influence followers to
achieve common objectives through change.
o Achieve something they can mutually agree on through a c
COURSEWARE 2: McLuhan
1: the medium is the message
The personal and social consequences of any medium that is of any extension of
ourselves result from the new scale that is introduced into our affairs by each
extension of ourselves or by any new technol
Chapter 9 Vincent Miller : the body and information technology
If only you could see what I have seen, with your eyes.- from bloodrunner
The plot revolves around protagonist Rick Dekard (played by Harrison Ford), who is
assigned the task of terminating a
GERE Chapter 4: The Digital Counter-Culture
The Post-Industrial Society
Post industrial society definition: A term used by social theorists to describe the stage
of economic development that follows industrialization.
o The post-industrial society emphas
Chapter 6 GERE: Digital Nature
In the last chapter it was suggested that The Matrixs most brilliant conceit is to make
the technology by which its paranoid vision is sustained invisible.
By making the world a computer simulation the Wachowski Brothers hav
What is culture?
Traditions and belief of a minimal of people
Through practice culture needs some form of a context
History ; culture grows out of history that creates context and creates an ideolog
CHAPTER 1: KEY ELEMENTS OF DIGITAL MEDIA
Mark Poster was one of the first theorists to provide an insightful discussion about new
media - main diff of new media is new media is active and old media is passive
new media is digital, interactive and virtua
Chapter 4: digital inequality: social, political and infrastructural contexts
ICTs are as increasingly central to economic prosperity in the twenty-first century.
Globalisation abroad and economic restructuring at home are processes that have relied
DIGITAL CULTURE CHARLIE GERE
Chapter 1: the beginnings of digital culture
Turnings conceptual machine
In the late 1930s Alan Turing, a fellow of Kings College, Cambridge, published a paper
entitled On Computable Numbers with Application to the Entscheidu
Chapter 2: The Economic foundations of the information age
since the beginnings of the industrial revolution, the world capitalist economy has
undergone a series of cycles of alternating prosperity and economic decline
four phases or seasons in each lon
COURSEWARE 1 - BENJAMIN
Benjamin mentions what this stake means in the modern world of technology
o Reality(technology of modern warfare) can scarcely still be experienced by an
individual, and that kafas world frequently so serene and so dense with ange