Failure Essay Examples

Willy’s failures

The play is certainly not just about the failure of an inadequate human being(s) there is far greater depth to the story. One could argue that the play is also a critique of the “American dream”, the idea that an ordinary person can just achieve success without too much effort; you just have to be… View Article

The U.S. Intelligence Community: Success or Failure?

The successful attack launched by terrorists last September 11, 2001 placed a red mark on the intelligence capability of the United States. Over the years, terrorism has been on the agenda of every sitting US president. Since 9/11, the US has initiated an intensive drive in reducing the continuing threat of radical Islamists. However, the… View Article

Importance of Time

Time is precious. It is invaluable. It is one of the powerful factors. Our life is measured in terms of time. We grow in time, live in time and perish in time. Time is fleeting. It is changing. It never stops. Neither does it wait for anyone. Time once lost is lost for ever. It… View Article

Centrifugal fan failure

Research conducted by (Reddy & Gartling 2002) have historically illustrated that concurrence of towering order aural modes and occurrences within the fan housing and structural modes and occurrences of the impeller perform an integral aspect in vibrant loading of the impeller. Long understanding has proved that concurrence of the structural and aural dual joint diameter… View Article

Failure Analysis/Change Strategy

While there is no guarantee of the success of a business, there are indicators that can be learned from analyzing organizations that have failed to those that succeed. In this paper, we compare two organizations, Blockbuster Video and Netflix that exemplify effects of leadership, vision, strategy and planning, and the importance of customer satisfaction that… View Article

A defined set of objectives

Every conscious human being lives his or her life towards a defined set of objectives. Be it a desire to have a happy family, to land a dream job or to amass material wealth, everybody has something to live towards. In the event that those objectives or personal desires are not met, that state is… View Article

Importance of a Mission Statement

“The way people use and buy music has changed and HMV has failed to respond to these new market conditions. To what extent might any future success for HMV depend on a change in the strategic direction presented in a mission statement?” The mission statement sets out the organisations aims and the general purpose of… View Article

Bush’s Accomplishment and Failure

George W. Bush was elected 5 years ago in one of the most controversial elections in the history of the United States. He was not a popular president at that time and allegations of massive cheating followed his ascension to the White House. Due to his various fiascos while seated in the most powerful office… View Article

I wish I was the richest person on earth

I wish I was the richest person on earth, I wish I was the president of Maldives, I want to be a singer, I want to be a doctor. I’m sure you have dreams like these, well, not precisely, but I’m sure you will have dreams. Anyway, most of the times we see that people… View Article

Meaning of Life and Success

Success is a person or thing that desired aims and achieves or attains fame or any form of accomplishment which will always make them proud or happy at the end of either the day, month or year. The word success was originated in the mid-16th century from a Latin word successus and a verb succedere… View Article

Confidence Interval

Confidence is the belief that one will perform in a correct, proper, or effective way. This belief, in my opinion, is the key to succeeding in many things we do. I can recall several circumstances in which the possession of confidence was the deciding factor between my success and failure Taking tests is one of… View Article

Robert Warshow’s “The Gangster as Tragic Hero”

“In the deeper layers of the modern consciousness, all means are unlawful, every attempt to succeed is an act of aggression, leaving one alone and guilty and defenseless among enemies: one is punished for success.” Robert Warshow This is a quote from the famous essay “The Gangster as Tragic Hero”, a “classic example of film… View Article

Do Not be Afraid to Fail

How many times have you failed? Fail is not fatal, it is the chance to get over our egos and come back with a stronger, smarter approach. Willian Zinsser in his article “The Right to Fail” argues that failure can be more constructive than success and it is a way to grow in many cases…. View Article

Wal-Mart’s German Misadventure

For the world’s largest retailing company, Wal-Mart, Inc., the German market was proving difficult to crack. By 2003, even after five years of having entered Germany, Wal-Mart was making losses of millions of dollars over the five-year period. When attempting to expand a business overseas there are several important areas that must be taken into… View Article

Failures That May Occur in a Distributed Systems

A distribution systems is a collection of processors that have a common goal for their system. Some examples would be SOA-based systems, massively multiplayer online games and peer-to-peer applications. The distributed system is software systems in which components located on network computers. This systems communicate and coordinate through passing messages. This systems interact with each… View Article