Meaning And Group Decision-Making

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Question: How has the nature of meaning impacted group decision making in the modern era? The nature of meaning has impacted the modern era a lot, but it has also impacted how decisions between different groups have been made. The nature of meaning which creates purpose, value, efficacy, and self-worth. All of these create a form of meaning for a person or group. Meaning can help create a form of happiness or thankfulness. Meaningfulness also can create a sense of fulfillment. A lot of things on the earth can contribute to the meaning of one's life, such as values and positive and negative experiences, things that build up self-esteem, Uniqueness and human connections such as having a close friend and or having a social life. The list of…show more content…
Nelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918. He was born into the Thembu tribe, where his father was the chief of the village Mvezo. He Was the first in his family to receive a formal education. He studied law at the University of Witwatersrand, where he became involved in the movement against racial discrimination and learned about relationships with black and white activists. In 1944, Mandela joined the African National Congress and worked with fellow party members. In 1948 Mandela’s commitment to politics and the ANC grew stronger after the election victory of the Afrikaner-dominated National Party, which introduced a system of racial classification and segregation also known as apartheid, that restricted nonwhites basic rights and barred them from the government while maintaining white minority rule. In 1949, the ANC made a plan to achieve full citizenship for all South Africans through boycotts, strikes, civil disobedience and other nonviolent methods. people in South Africa started burning their passbooks, which were books that had to be signed by the people who colonized the country so that the Africans would be able to move around and travel. The Africans also started non-violent riots outside of police stations and did many other non-violent acts against the government. Many of the times that the Africans were non-violent,…show more content…
The Cuban missile crisis was when the soviet union was supplying Cuba, which is a communist country, with missiles. These missiles could reach almost everywhere in the United States, so it should be obvious that it was considered a major threat the country security. At the time the United States had a group of people that were trying to solve the case, this group was called the Kennedy administration, which was made up of people from the secret service, the military and the president and his staff from the white house. During this missile scare, the United States had to make a deal with a Soviet Union representative so they would take the missiles out of Cuba and the United States would take their missiles out of Turkey, but the United States would do their part of the deal in private, while the soviet union would do their part of the deal publically.. This crisis ended on October 28, 1962, 12 days after it started. This is an example of efficacy because The group called the Kennedy administration saw that there could be a positive outcome and they tried to get it and they did. When the group of people saw that there could be a good positive ending to their problem they did whatever they had to d to get the positive ending to the very bad
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