You are hereThe best way for a society to prepare its young people for leadership in government, industry, or other fields is by instilling in them a sense of cooperation, not competition.

The best way for a society to prepare its young people for leadership in government, industry, or other fields is by instilling in them a sense of cooperation, not competition.


mygreprep12's picture

By mygreprep12 - Posted on 21 August 2012

Essay topic: 

The best way for a society to prepare its young people for leadership in government, industry, or other fields is by instilling in them a sense of cooperation, not competition.

The statement says that a society should prepare its young people for leadership by creating a sense of cooperation , not competition. I partially agree with this statement. Although cooperation is necessary for a good leader, however you can not just ignore competition. There are some benifits of compition too, such as it gives the motivation to do better than your competitors, and it also gives you a chance to think about oppposing views and ability to handle such cases, thus augmenting a leader's capabilities.

The chief reason behind this is for a individual and an industry to grow and to increase its dimensions competition can not be obviated. For instance, in smartphone market, if Samsung would not have started to make smartphones, then the chances are less that such revolution would have happened in the field of smartphones. Now a days samsung is giving a tough competition to Apple and both the companies are now trying to make producets, which are better than others. However if such competition was absent from the market, there are less chances of smartphone market to grow as fast as now and create opportunities for other companies too.

In addition, competition gives a motivation to grow and at the same time it creates fear to prevent you from doing any immoral thing. As in the case of politics, a ruling party leader is less likely to do any immoral thing, provided there is an opposition. Because he knows that if he does something which is not in the favor of country, the opposing party will start creating issue with it. But at the same time it also motivates to do good things for the welfare of the people of a country, so that it will help that party to win in next elections.

However, as competition provides motivation to do better and creates opportunities, it does not mean that you can ignore cooperation. Cooperation is also necessary in politics, industries and other fields. For instance we can take the same example of Apple vs Samsung. Although they are competitors, Samsung is the main supplier of integrated chips for Apple, which is the basic entity of a smartphone. Also Samsung's revenue is also dependant on Apple's market status, as Apple is its one of the chief customer for chip supplying. So cooperation is also a necessity for leaders in politics, industry or other fields.

In sum, I concur that although sense of cooperation is one of the quality which a leader should have, one can not exclude the sense of competition from it. Both are necesaary for a leader to enhance its leadership capabilities as well as personal develpment. Some might argue that competition creates rivalry and it is also true upto some extent, however nothing should go beyond its limits. That is the thing which one should remember to be a good leader.

Average: 6.4 (9 votes)
Tags
This essay topic by other users:
Post date Users Rates More about the essay Sticky
1 week 1 hour ago siamakd
Read full essay
1 week 3 days ago leox
Read full essay
2 weeks 5 days ago rambling123
Read full essay
4 weeks 2 days ago pras_agar
Read full essay
4 weeks 2 days ago darshan.sonagara
Read full essay
6 weeks 2 days ago anubhav1989
Read full essay
12 weeks 1 day ago Maulik Modi
Read full essay
16 weeks 5 days ago singhya
Read full essay
1 year 2 weeks ago Negeen
Read full essay sticky icon
1 year 6 weeks ago sh_shashi1
Read full essay sticky icon
More essays by this user:
Looking for speaking partner/tutor/chat? Join the instant conversation now!
    
Something about you
Choose a nickname and enter at least one ID (Skype, MSN, QQ, ICQ or Yahoo) if you want to be listed!
Registered users only
Loading...
(172 users watching; 1 users on the list)
People online
Nickname Sex L Country Favorite topics Contact
prem Nepal

User comment: I just want to chat in English for a while to improve my speaking skills

The following is a memorandum from the business manager of a television station. "Over the past year, our late-night news program has devoted increased time to national news and less time to weather and local news. During this period, most of the complai angel
The following appeared in an article written by Dr. Karp, an anthropologist."Twenty years ago, Dr. Field, a noted anthropologist, visited the island of Tertia and concluded from his observations that children in Tertia were reared by an entire village rat sh_shashi1
GMAT Analysis essay - Some people believe that increasing violence in media is the cause of increasing violence in society, especially among children. Others believe children’s peer groups and parental role models are a much more powerful influence on chi Sree999 sticky icon
Argument Essay-“The Smith Corporation should not be permitted to develop the land that is now part of the Youngtown Wildlife Preserve. This sanctuary is essential to the survival of the 300 bird species that live in our area. Although only a small percent rats_21
Educational institutions have a responsibility to dissuade students from pursuing fields of study in which they are unlikely to succeed. sushantkrsingh0...
To understand the most important characteristics of a society, one must study its major cities. sindrah
"As people rely more and more on technology to solve problems, the ability of humans to think for themselves will surely deteriorate." Bhagirath93
Claim: Even though young people often receive the advice to “follow your dreams,” more emphasis should be placed on picking worthy goals. Reason: Many people’s dreams are inherently selfish. Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which y parul788 sticky icon
"Homes in the northeastern United States, where winters are typically cold, have traditionally used oil as their major fuel for heating. Last year that region experienced twenty days with below-average temperatures, and local weather forecasters throughou parul
A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college. Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the claim. In developing and supporting your position, be su jessiepanzarino sticky icon

Term
Commuters complain that increased rush-hour traffic on Blue Highway between the suburbs and the city center has doubled their commuting time. The favored proposal of the motorists' lobby is to widen the highway, adding an additional lane of traffic. Oppon Vanan sticky icon GMAT/GRE
In any field of inquiry, the beginner is more likely than the expert to make important contributions darsh GMAT/GRE Issue Task
The following appeared in a memorandum from the planning department of an electric power company."Several recent surveys indicate that home owners are increasingly eager to conserve energy. At the same time, manufacturers are now marketing many home appli Vanan GMAT/GRE
Although innovations such as video, computers, and the Internet seem to offer schools improved methods for instructing students, these technologies all too often distract from real learning. - GRE Issue 119 six11 GMAT/GRE
Educational institutions have a responsibility to dissuade students from pursuing fields of study in which they are unlikely to succeed. wasainika17 GMAT/GRE
Politicians should pursue common ground and reasonable consensus rather than elusive ideals.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In de ronxyz GMAT/GRE
scientific theories which most people consider as fact almost invariably prove to be inaccurate. Thus one shud look upon any information described as’factual’ with skepticism since it may well be proven false in the future.Write an essy in which u take a Vanan GMAT/GRE
The following appeared in a memo from the vice president of marketing at Dura-Sock, Inc."A recent study of our customers suggests that our company is wasting the money it spends on its patented Endure manufacturing process, which ensures that our socks ar cuijin1 sticky icon GMAT/GRE
Argument Essay:->The following appeared in a memo from the vice president of marketing at Dura-Sock, Inc."A recent study of our customers suggests that our company is wasting the money it spends on its patented Endure manufacturing process, which ensures smartaquarius10 GMAT/GRE
Television is entirely democratic in that its content is controlled by what the people want. angel GMAT/GRE

Term
Sports stars & movie stars have an obligation to behave as role models for the young people who look up to them. In return for the millions of dollars that they are paid, we should expect them to fulfill this societal responsibility." -Write a response in pras_agar GMAT/GRE Issue Task
1.Woven baskets characterized by a particular distinctive pattern have previously been found only in the immediate vicinity of the prehistoric village of Palea and therefore were believed to have been made only by the Palean people. Recently, however, arc mihir94 GMAT/GRE Argument Task
In most professions and academic fields, imagination is more important than knowledge. mihir94 GMAT/GRE Issue Task
In surveys Mason City residents rank water sports (swimming, boating, and fishing) among their favorite recreational activities. The Mason River flowing through the city is rarely used for these pursuits, however, and the city park department devotes litt mihir94 GMAT/GRE Argument Task
3.The best way for a society to prepare its young people for leadership in government, industry, or other fields is by instilling in them a sense of cooperation, not competition. siamakd GMAT/GRE Issue Task
Critical judgment of work in any given field has little value unless it comes from someone who is an expert in that field. Sunyue GMAT/GRE Issue Task
A nation should require all of its students to study the same national curriculum until they enter college.Write a response in which you discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the recommendation and explain your reasoning for the position sevasnex GMAT/GRE Issue Task
The following appeared in an editorial in a local newspaper."Commuters complain that increased rush-hour traffic on Blue Highway between the suburbs and the city center has doubled their commuting time. The favored proposal of the motorists' lobby is to w ftn GMAT/GRE Argument Task
Governments should offer college and university education free of charge to all students sphoorthi sticky icon GMAT/GRE Issue Task
success is easily obtained but difficult to maintain. sevasnex GMAT/GRE Issue Task

Governments should offer college and university education free of charge to all students sphoorthi sticky icon GMAT/GRE Issue Task
"According to a recent report from our marketing department, during the past year, fewer people attended Super Screen-produced movies than in any other year. And yet the percentage of positive reviews by movie reviewers about specific Super Screen movies ftn GMAT/GRE Argument Task
Sports stars & movie stars have an obligation to behave as role models for the young people who look up to them. In return for the millions of dollars that they are paid, we should expect them to fulfill this societal responsibility." -Write a response in pras_agar GMAT/GRE Issue Task
success is easily obtained but difficult to maintain. sevasnex GMAT/GRE Issue Task
1.Woven baskets characterized by a particular distinctive pattern have previously been found only in the immediate vicinity of the prehistoric village of Palea and therefore were believed to have been made only by the Palean people. Recently, however, arc mihir94 GMAT/GRE Argument Task
All parents should be required to volunteer time to their children's schools. Sunyue GMAT/GRE Issue Task
Mass media and the internet have caused people’s attention spans to get shorter. However, the overall effect has been positive: while people are less able to focus on one thing, they more than make up for it with an enhanced ability to sort through large shantanu GMAT/GRE Issue Task
In a study of the reading habits of Waymarsh citizens conducted by the University of Waymarsh, most respondents said that they preferred literary classics as reading material. However, a second study conducted by the same researchers found that the type o Sunyue GMAT/GRE Argument Task
Collectors prize the ancient life-size clay statues of human figures made on Kali Island but have long wondered how Kalinese artists were able to depict bodies with such realistic precision. Since archaeologists have recently discovered molds of human hea ftn GMAT/GRE Argument Task
The following is taken from a memo from the advertising director of the Super Screen Movie Production Company."According to a recent report from our marketing department, during the past year, fewer people attended Super Screen-produced movies than in any nukshah GMAT/GRE Argument Task
essayE-rater's picture

Sentence: There are some benifits of compition too, such as it gives the motivation to do better than your competitors, and it also gives you a chance to think about oppposing views and ability to handle such cases, thus augmenting a leader's capabilities.
Error: benifits Suggestion: benefits
Error: oppposing Suggestion: opposing
Error: compition Suggestion: competition

Sentence: Both are necesaary for a leader to enhance its leadership capabilities as well as personal develpment.
Error: necesaary Suggestion: necessary
Error: develpment Suggestion: development

flaws:
No. of Spelling Errors: 5 2
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.299 0.35

Attribute Value Ideal
Score: 5.0 out of 6
Category: Very Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 5 2
No. of Sentences: 22 15
No. of Words: 478 350
No. of Characters: 2261 1500
No. of Different Words: 213 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.676 4.7
Average Word Length: 4.73 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.717 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 155 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 115 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 82 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 57 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 21.727 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 8.119 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.636 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.299 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.521 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.12 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.