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Walt Disney Personality Analysis

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***** the world over, Walt Disney remains a powerful force in the Disney empire today based on his personality that ********** "his" park in profound and lasting ways. ***** certainly had a clear vision of what he wanted to achieve during his lifetime, but ***** also had a more en***** vision of how he wanted "his" park and company operated and managed after he was gone. While there have been a number of theories developed over the ye*****rs to help explain and interpret individual personalities, two in particular, cognitive and behavioral, provide a useful framework in which ***** examine Walt Disney's personality to provide some insights in***** his motivations and behaviors that can help expla***** ***** and why ***** Disney Company is where it is today. To this end, this study provides a review ***** the relev*****nt peer-reviewed, scholarly and popular literature concerning ***** early life and important influences on him, an analysis of Disney's emergent personality from the perspectives of ***** and cognitive theories of personality, followed by a summary of the research ***** relevant findings in ***** conclusion.

***** Disney according to Two Prevailing and Contrasting Personality Theories

***** Jordan and Walt Disney share the distinction of being known all over ***** world by people who may not know any other Ameri*****s - or even any other Westerners. Walt ***** ********** legacy can be found in his numerous theme parks in the United States, Europe Ch*****a and Japan, as well as the countless motion picture productions and branded merchandise that ***** been spawned ***** the years. More importantly, *****'s legacy also involves ***** signifi*****t ***** on American society itself in ways that Walt may not have intended, but ***** have never*****less become the focus of an incre*****ing amount ***** critical attention in recent years. To gain some understanding of how t***** situation *****, this study provides a review ***** the relevant peer*****reviewed, scholarly and popular literature ***** Disney's early life and important influences on him, an analysis of Disney's emergent ***** from the perspectives of behavioral ***** cognitive theories of personality, followed by a ***** of the research and relevant findings in the conclusion

Review ***** Discussion

Brief Biography and Overview of ***** Disney.

Walt Disney was a "middle child" of five siblings. According to Bryman (1994), "Walter Elias Disney ***** born in Chicago on 5 December 1901 ***** Elias and Flora Disney. Elias *****, both before ***** ***** Walt's birth, was a serially unsuccessful bus*****essman who was c*****tinually seeking to improve his and his family's lot by moving on, both geographically and from business ***** *****" (p. 4). Walt was ***** fourth son of five children (he was followed by the only daughter, Ruth, in 1903); Walt's closest sibling ***** Roy, ***** was the third child and was born in 1893 (Bryman). This biographer reports that, "Elias and Flora were unhappy about br*****ging Walt ***** the ***** *****ren up in the disorder of a modern city, and they moved in 1906 to

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