Walt Disney was able to create a world in which fairytales and cartoons would be loved for decades. He was a creative genius. Walt Disney deserves to be honored because of all the joy he has brought so many of us. He started the company that brought us so many wonderful movies, TV shows, and amusement parks. He was the original voice of Mickey Mouse, perhaps the most successful cartoon character of all time.
Other animators such as Warner Brothers focused on often extremist versions of the real world; whilst Disney’s plausible impossibility represented the real and identifiable. Often known as “Classic Disney” (Wasko, 2001:110) the traditional narrative style has become a consistent theme within Disney to which I will be discussing in three of Disney’s most popular animated films, Snow White (1937), The Little Mermaid (1989) and Beauty and the Beast (1991). In “Classic Disney” there are reoccurring themes which can be identified in almost every film. These themes reinforce significant moral values to which audiences aspire to follow. Disney’s film process during the early years was largely representative of the values of America in the 1930s era.
His retirement, however does not spell the end of his career. Instead, like any great leader he has taken on a new challenge with a position on the Board of Directors of Invacare Corporation. The organization welcomed him and his skills with open arms as the compnay is aiming to further its hold on the international market. The company is eager to have General Jones on board because they realize that he has tremendous experience in both domestic and international strategy. His willingness to take on a new and challenging venture even after retirement proves that he is a natural born leader who is gifted at both teaching and motivating.
In order to maintain a group of people’s attention to create an impact on their thoughts and feelings on a certain subject, a good speech must be given. What makes a good speech? A good speech is something that is memorable and shared continuously through the years because it was able to influence others positively. This is done through many characteristics that are essential to a well presented speech. An example of a good speech is the one presented by Martin Luther King Jr. His speech impacted millions of Americans and is still shared and remembered today.
Walt Disney embraces each person involved and believes these same people are in charge of promoting the organization’s center value. Walt Disney has made an assurance that set principles will assist in guaranteeing their values are mirrored in every facet of its business functions, growth, and development. Adjacent to culture, is the organization’s aptitude to communicate; this has also contributed greatly to its success from the first day the company was founded. The culture, which has been portrayed through Walt Disney molds cheerful and contented cast members as the organization promotes the idea that prevalent communication fosters content personnel. This signifies that communication is determined by the culture of a company where, if respect, motivation, and hard work are instilled than company communications and overall performance improves.
Rings of Heroes Benjamin Disraeli once said, “The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example”; Disraeli spoke the truth because he understood the importance of the culture that shapes the hero. A hero is defined by their acts of courage, nobility, loyalty, and respect to others as well as themselves. In the legends of King Arthur, Sir Gawain, and the modern film The Amazing Spiderman, the hero reflects the values and traits of his culture. The epic heroes King Arthur and Sir Gawain cannot be fully understood unless one understands that bravery was a major trait that shaped them. It showed power and earned much respect.
Throughout his time with them, Ebenezer changed to become a better, kinder person due to the positive influence the three ghosts of Christmas thrust upon him. From this it becomes evident that influence can be a wonderful gift if we choose to accept it in the right way. In order to change, first we must open our hearts to the world and let the positive energy we find influence us; Mr. Scrooge found the positive energy that influenced him in the three ghosts that visited him. All in all, the power of influence can be found everywhere, shedding its light on every individual, making it one of the greatest miracles life has to
Strategic Initiatives - Disney Walt Disney is known for innovative ideas and excellence in the entertainment industry. Planning long-term success that Disney has endured takes creativity and drive to be the best. Disney's determination and planning for success is evident in their strategic and financial planning. From their exponential growth from the 1920s to the massive organization they are today it is obvious that they focus time and resources into planning and risk taking. For even though planning is a priority with every new adventure there is risk.
Walt Disney SWOT Analysis One of the best ways to performs the company’s current situation is performing its SWOT analysis, which bring us a better understand of the internal and external environments, and also help us analyze the potential opportunities and risks regarding the products and services that the company offer and provide. SWOT ANALYSIS Strengths: Is undeniable that Disney is a strong brand, it can be recognized in most parts of the globe, and also can be linked with high quality products and services, family, vacations, happiness, fantasy, Mickey Mouse, etc. Disney built its powerful brand over the years, what is an attractive to other companies from various segments interested in borrow its magic. Disney has to carefully choose which companies will be associated with its name without losing its identity. This is a potential way to increase revenues to the company.
“The World’s Fastest Indian” (2005) is an insightful movie directed by the world renowned director, Roger Donaldson. A character I enjoyed in this film was Burt Munro. I enjoyed this character because of his high, uplifting spirit of determinat ion. Burt Munro is important because he reveals the ideas of ‘Manawanui (Perseverance),’ ‘Realising Your Dreams’ and ‘Overcoming Obstacles.’ These ideas are seen through the film techniques: dialogue, lighting and types of camera shots and angles. Burt Munro is a character I enjoyed because of his total dedication and wholeheartedness towards his dreams, living a day at a time.