Essays on Theory

Organisational Information Processing Theory

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Actor-Network Theory

To begin with, Actor-Network Theory (ANT) comprises of four means of observing techniques which will now be discussed; i. e. as hybrids, writings/ designations, systems and as preferences/authority. An actor-network encompasses and associates collectively both procedural and non-procedural components; individuals are units that obtain significance […]

Equity Theory

The pilots and crew showed a learned need of affiliation (nAff) where a person seeks approval from others, conforms to their wishes and expectations, and avoids conflict and confrontation. When changes were initially made by Savage, the learned need surfaced. The pilots and crew basically […]

Pure theory

The place of force (‘coercion) in the pure theory has evoked adverse comment. There is no explicit assertion in the theory that law is only force, but there is an inference that the effectiveness of law seems to be based solely on force or sanction. […]

The Social exchange theory

As incidents of company laying off mid-management staff and outsourcing labour created a pivotal point towards his motivation platform, following studies has shown there’s a trend of self-managing work portfolios on the rise as globalisation and technological change forced organization become flatter and flexible structure […]

The Content theory and Process theory

The last component of content theories is the McClelland’s achievement motivation theory. This theory includes four parts: the Achievement Motive, the Power Motive, the Affiliate Motive, and the Avoidance Motive. The first three parts correspond, roughly, to Maslow’s self-actualisation, esteem, and love needs. If put […]

The Theory and Practice of Equality

Ronald Dworkin, who can be called a resourcist in that he “argues against equalizing welfare and for equalizing resources” (Hoffman and Graham 2008: 75), describes a much fairer system and uses the “hypothetical auction”, “hypothetical insurance” and the “envy test” (2000: 67- 94). In these […]

Correspondence theory

How can the different ways of knowing help us to distinguish between something that is true and something that is believed to be true? Truth is relative, absolute, objective, subjective etc, many great philosophers have tried to define truth like Plato with his correspondence theory. […]

The Theory of Knowledge

From the statistics, we can easily see that people consider the following senses from most important to least important: sight, hearing, taste, touch, smell, and intuition (aka the sixth sense). This data in my opinion makes complete sense, and my options were similar to those, […]

Originally attachment theory

Originally attachment theory has been based upon and is greatly influenced by psychoanalytic theorists e. g. Freud. Attachment theorists especially Bowlby (1969) agree with psychoanalytic tradition that the attachment bond between mother and child forms the basis of all relationships in later years of life. […]