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Walt Disney Personality Analysis

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

Walt Disney according to Two Prevailing and Contrasting Personality Theories

***** Jordan and Walt Disney share the distinction of being known all over the ***** ***** people who may not know any other Ameri*****s - or even any ***** Westerners. Walt ***** ********** legacy can be found in his numerous theme parks in the United States, Europe Ch*****a ***** Japan, as well ***** the countless motion picture productions and br*****ed merchandise that ***** been spawned over the years. More importantly, ********** legacy also involves ***** significant ***** on American society itself in ways that Walt may not have intended, but ***** have nevertheless become the focus ***** an increasing amount of critical attention in recent years. ***** gain some understanding ***** how this situation developed, ***** ***** provides a review of ***** relevant peer-reviewed, scholarly and ***** literature concerning Disney's early life and important influences on him, an ***** of Disney's emergent personality from the perspectives of behavioral and cognitive ********** of *****, followed by a summary of the research ***** relevant ***** in the conclusion

***** and Discussion

Brief Biography and Overview of Walt Disney.

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

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