It is everywhere in our changing world towards industrialization and there are more issues added regarding its influence to the society and to the individuals within the society. The information generated by the mass media plays a vital role in the society for new innovative ideas. The conflict view is how the media portrays its roles in providing a link to the different institutions wherein there exist divisions in the society. We have different patterns in coping with the media effects to fit our standards. The aim in this essay is to explore how the media influence us, its role, how media it is used, and how it is generated and link to other institutions.
This morphological transformation is strongly promoted by a current new academic movement called “Transhumanism”. Transhumanism, as Nick Bostrom outlines in his article “Transhumanist Ethics” , is an international, intellectual, and fast-growing movement that advocates the voluntary use of technology to enhance human capacities. The extremely fast progress of technology and the consequences that result from it, raises several questions, often related to the problematic topic of defining the human essence. The questions of “what it means to be human” and “what human dignity is” have always been at the centre of philosophical speculations. The concept of human dignity forms indeed the foundation of our ideas about human rights.
The development of various cultures is faced with different opportunities and challenges, and new culture will emerge one after another. Under the modern complex social structure, we are bound to need various cultures to serve the development of society. These cultures serve for the development of society, and create cultural pluralism, that is, multiculturalism under complex social background. Cultural diversity is not only reflected in many ways of expression, promotion and inheritance of human cultural heritage through colorful cultural expressions, but also a variety of ways of art creation, production, dissemination, sale and consumption with various ways and technologies. Cultural diversity is the basic feature of human society, and it is also an important motive force for the progress of human civilization.
Introduction A human society is a place where group of people involving in interpersonal relationships. A society may be illustrated as Economic, Social, Industrial or cultural infrastructure which is made up of collection of individuals. Technology have had a major impact on society, and their impact is growing. By drastically changing our means of communication, the way we work, our housing, clothes, and food, our methods of transportation, and, indeed, even the length and quality of life itself, technology has generated changes in the moral values and basic philosophies of mankind. Since past few decades, unimaginable transformations have took place in technology and technology has become part of today’s human society.
According to Gittin,2002, “The media saturate, drench and overflow our lives an endless torrent of words, images sounds”. It is the media, which connect people with machines and in turn create awareness in the society. According to Mahmood,2000, “Radio and television played a vital role in creating awareness”. Mass media have pervasive influence and considered as powerful agent of social change in the society. In the present digital age, societies are highly dependent on mass communication.
Media affects almost all aspects of modern-day life and it is intrinsic in defining key social and cultural processes that affects the basic choices of society. At a time like this when technology is being innovated at an alarming speed and impinge upon society in general, the public needs to be informed about the benefits and risks that come with the new technologies. The change of our media environment brings about the need for social research. New trends in media development have a lot of consequences due to mobilization, increase in connectivity and differentiation. It has led for example to more active involvement in political affairs due to public information exposure (Shah, Kwak, and Holbert, 2001).
Intellectual property has widely assumed a vital role in day to day life. The changes in global economic environment have influenced development of business where IP is central for the growth. Various new legislations have been passed worldwide, for the protection of IPRs to meet the international obligations such as WTO and WIPO. Intellectual property refers to the creation of human mind such as inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images, and designs used in the commerce. IP is divided into two categories: Industrial Property and Copyright.
The constant changes in technology have affected how public relations practitioners carry out their roles in society in general over the years. It is undeniable that the rapid and smooth delivery of information via various media has been made possible with globalisation and also the proliferation of new media. These factors have certainly affected the public relations industry as a whole, in terms of how public relations practitioners communicate and interact with publics of diverse background. In this essay, the focus would be placed on evaluating the changing role of public relations under the influence of globalisation, as well as its impact on public relations industry over the years. Before examining how globalisation has influenced
Advantages and disadvantages of Matrix, Boundary-less, and learning organizations With the crazy speed of change in every aspect of our lives thanks to tremendous amount of technological progress and developments, we can also notice these changes made organizations to adapt to the new environment; part of this adaptation is change in the management and structure of the companies. In this essay I am going to analyze the merits and challenges these changes have brought into the structures of organizations. Matrix structure Matrix structure is combination of two types of organizational structure, which includes functional and product based structure. Functional structure divides company’s departments by their functions whereas product or project
Technology is from the Greek word technologia, which is combination of techne, meaning “craft” and logia meaning “saying”. Therefore, technology may be considered as the articulation of a craft. Technology is also a branch of knowledge that entails about the creation and use of technical means and there interrelation with environment, society and life, drawing upon the subjects such as pure science, applied science, engineering and industrial arts (Random House Dictionary, 2013). Technology recognized to be a growing part of any society today pervasively had brought significant changes in the different fields like health, medicine, entertainment, business, trade and commerce, leisure, etc. At least one unavoidable reality twenty years after the introduction of personal computer is the use of technology.