Jay Z Research Paper

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Shawn Corey Carter, better known as Jay-Z, was born December 4, 1969, in New York City. Jay-Z grew up in the housing projects with his mother and sibling in a tough environment. He was able to succeed in the music industry besides being abandoned by his father, never graduating from high school, and selling drugs in the streets. Today he is known as one the most financially successful hip-hop artist and entrepreneurs in America. He has sold millions of albums worldwide, holds the record for most number one albums by a solo artist on the Billboard 200, and has won 17 Grammys for his musical work. Jay-Z has succeeded in numerous businesses he is engaged in aside from the music industry. He co-own a clothing line called the Rocawear, he is one …show more content…

Second, to strategically develop a plan on how I am planning on achieving those objectives. Third, by designating alternative methods in case that one of the strategies does not work use a different one. Another specific objective I would set for myself is to stay focused on goals and never give up no matter the failures I encounter. Furthermore, I would do extensive research on developing market and market penetration to effectively implement strategies. I see myself as a very competitive individual who likes to strive toward achieving objectives goals which mean I am a type A person and at the same time I am an extrovert who likes to interact and communicate with people while learning from others. If I was Jay-Z I would apply all the knowledge acquired through my life and through school, together with intuition and my skills to fully obtain …show more content…

Self-concept is the belief that one holds about oneself and the responses of others. I believe that Jay-Z has a strong sense of self-concept in the way that he addresses to others and portrays himself. He is pleased with his accomplishments and valued himself as a person with integrity and respect for others. He is a role model and a hope symbol of success for many poor people in the neighborhoods specially for kids who have talents and are dreaming of one day being like Mr. Jay-z.
To conclude, I would recommend Jay-Z to keep striving with his businesses and to use Theory Y approach which assumes that people will exercise self-direction and self-control in the achievement of organizational objective in order to maximize commitment. I would like to work for Jay-Z because he is a person with integrity, who likes to make dreams come true and helping others. Moreover, I would like to work with him to learn the different types of businesses he is involved with, also to learn how to develop effectives strategies and implementing them, and to get an idea of what type of business I could create in the near

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