carrying out an organization's managerial work by drawing on the human financial, information, and material resources from multiples countries and serving markets that span multiple cultures requires global awareness competency. Global awareness competencies can be built by developing further cultural knowledge and understanding and cultural openness and sensitivity. (Hellreigel, Jackson, Slocum, Staude and associates, 2004). The dimensions of global awareness competency regarding to the media...
Andy Warhol said, "Art is what you can get away with," but is it really? Can you get away with selling a plain black canvas for 7 million dollars? Kasmir Malevich, a Russian artist from the 1920s did (Levin). When minimalism first appeared on the scene, critics were bedazzled. They did not know what to think of this new art form with extreme reductive tendencies ("Minimalism"). Most minimalist art is too reduced, too simple. It lacks the basic aesthetic qualities that make...
This essay will describe the convergence of old and new media in the context of British Telecom (BT). It will define the meaning of convergence and assess the key discourses surrounding the convergence of BT technologies. Sturken and Cartwright (2009) defines media convergence as the combination of media together in a single point of access or one conglomerate form. Examples of media convergence are the merging of a telephone, wireless email system, camera and musical listening system in one...
Space capabilities are becoming absolutely essential for national development, economic well-being, commerce, and everyday life, besides becoming a crucial component of successful military operations. It is generally well-known and accepted that space has emerged as an essential component in furthering a nation's comprehensive national power. India has a robust civil space programme which is essentially geared towards scientific and development goals. As we move towards scientific and...
Introduction South African television broadcasting provides a representation of South Africa that serves the government's attempts to build a nation out of a separated past. In South Africa, several locally produced television programs depict a Black middle class focused on material consumption and individual gain. These portrayals, largely uncomplicated by issues of lingering racial and economic contention, serve the government's attempts to create a neoliberal post-apartheid national...
There are a lot of people, especially teenagers and young adults see plastic surgery as a light surgery or something that is simple, which will help them to look better. However, the core meaning of plastic surgery isn't that way. More and more people of the groups tend to want to change their appearance with plastic surgery without knowing much about it, thus, the research is conducted to further understand this problem. We used survey form of research on 200 samples which are people of age...
Sharing is good we are told......share your thoughts, share your ideas with others share your beliefs and share your problems. We are also told be careful what you share, don't share your personal data, don't share your details. So when it comes to sharing files and in particular music files the music industry has for over a decade been in a constant state of war with file sharers and the ISPs over the sharing of music files. This report aims to analyse and provide a balanced discussion where...
Pepperell reviews the inherent developments that characterize the process of globalisation and the implication that they have had on Algerian's culture. In chapter one, he ascertains that globalisation has had significant impacts on the Algerian football and sport. Increasingly, the teams are expected to adhere to certain standards in order to attain global recognition. Thus their traditional values suffer detrimental effects as a result of erosion. The only limitation for this study pertains...
When was the last time we spent without media. From the time we get up till we go to bed some form of media is being a part of us. One of the very early and important aspects of communication began with the research in mass media and its influence on public. Such kind of researches began in late nineteenth century and 20th century. The Birmingham center undertook cultural studies analysis on audience. They propagated the idea that the socio-economic life-situation of the audience, their...
This research will examine the way in which electronic media and cultural activities are being mobilized by Diaspora communities in their attempt to define their presence and identity, both in their host country or residence and across the transnational "internet" space. My initial hypothesis is that developments in electronic media and communications are contributing to a critical transformation of the cultural space of Diaspora. Thus, a focus (coupled with cultural activities...