A Decisive Decade / Robert B McKersie and James R Ralph Jr. Jr.

Posted October 10th, 2016 by Mel Arat
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decisive-decadeThe business needs creativity, and the source of creativity is diversity in the workplace. People with different backgrounds and ethnicities are sources creativity, new ideas, and innovation. Read the rest of this post »

Gandhi / Director Richard Attenborough

Posted October 10th, 2016 by Mel Arat
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ghandi-film-poster-2-2980Are leaders born or made? The life of Gandhi is an answer to the question. The leaders are made. The Gandhi was an ordinary lawyer at the beginning. But the incidents that he lived helped him to find his purpose of life. At the famous film of Richard Attenborough the first incident is the problem of travelling in the first class section as a colored man on a train in South Africa. Read the rest of this post »

The Guest / Albert Camus

Posted October 10th, 2016 by Mel Arat
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the-guestThe Guest by Albert Camus is an inspiring story that makes us think about making a wise choice with a free mind. In the story Daru is an alienated teacher living in isolation on a plateau, teaching irrelevant and unnecessary French geography to Algerian students in North Africa in a war environment. This is one of the reasons of his alienation. One day he finds himself with a strange task of delivering a so-called criminal to a police station in two hours distance. Read the rest of this post »

Billy Budd / Herman Melville

Posted October 10th, 2016 by Mel Arat
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billy_budd_coverMelville’s Billy Budd is an inspiring novel about making objective and fair decisions. In the novel, the captain of Bellipotent comes to a decision point. The sailor, Billy Budd is accused of killing John Claggart, the master-at-arms of the Bellipotent. As the witness of the incident, Captain Vere is aware of that it was an accident, and Billy Budd didn’t intend to kill Claggart. Read the rest of this post »

Chariots of Fire / Director Hugh Hudson

Posted October 10th, 2016 by Mel Arat
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chariots-of-fireThe movie Chariots of Fire is a very good example of sticking to values, principles and mission. The movie tells the story of two athletes who don’t run for selfish reasons like money or fame. Read the rest of this post »

In the Penal Colony / Franz Kafka

Posted October 10th, 2016 by Mel Arat
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Kafka’s story, In the Penal Colony, is an interesting metaphor for understanding the obstacles to change from an old system to a new system. In the story, the old system’s the central justice device the so-called ‘apparatus’ executes accused people by a cruel way. Read the rest of this post »

A Doll’s House / Henrik Ibsen

Posted October 10th, 2016 by Mel Arat
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a-dolls-houseHenrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House is one of the important attempts to elaborate the importance of the economic independence of women in the history of literature. Nora, the protagonist of the play and her friend Mrs. Linde are gridlocked in positions in their lives that put them to make unwilled choices. Read the rest of this post »