Monthly Archives June 2016

Multimethodology:for Mixing Towards a FrameworkMethodologies (Mingers,1997)

A paradigm is a very general set of philosophical assumptions that define the nature of possible research and intervention. We shall distinguish between paradigms in terms of three philosophical dimensions:

  • ontology: the types of entities assumed to existence (real world)
  • epistemology: the possibilities of, and limitations on, our knowledge of the world (perception)
  • Praxiology: how we should act in an informed and reflective manner.

Methodology is a structured set of guidelines or activities to assist people in undertaking research or intervention.

  • Usually there is more than one methodology within a paradigm.
  • Methodologies may be developed self-consciously as methodologies (for example, Soft Systems Methodology), or they may emerge as broad prescriptions for good practice in using p...
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Serba Serbi Visa Senge

The visa policy of the Schengen Area is set by the European Union and applies to the Schengen Area and to other EU member states without the opt-outs enjoyed by Ireland and the UK.[1] If someone other than a European Union, European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss citizen wishes to enter the Schengen Area, Bulgaria, Croatia,Cyprus or Romania they must have a visa or be a national of a visa-exempt country.

The Schengen Area consists of 22 European Union member states and four non-members who are members ofEFTA: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus and Romania are not yet part of the Schengen Area but, nonetheless, have a visa policy that is based on the Schengen acquis.[2]

Ireland and the United...

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Serba Serbi Strategy Platform

What’s The Difference Between Platform Strategy Vs. Business Strategy Vs. Product Strategy?

The power of platforms: Part of the “Business ecosystems come of age” report

Platform is fairly new word in the world of business strategy. It has existed in the engineering world for a long time.  What is a Platform? Social network is a platform (Facebook, Ning etc)? Is brand a platform (Easy Jet, Virgin etc)? And there’s product platform (Blackberry) and standard (Blueray). Windows Mobile is a platform. Is Apple a platform? Or is Lotus Notes a platform? Is Nike Air a platform? Is Oprah a platform? Is Google’s new Open Social a platform? What about Kiva, is that a platform too?

We have never properly defined what a platform is...

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Serba Serbi Brexit

What is ‘Brexit’

Brexit is an abbreviation of “British exit”, which refers to the June 23, 2016 referendum by British voters to exit the European Union. The referendum roiled global markets, including currencies, causing the British pound to fall to its lowest level in decades. Prime Minister David Cameron, who supported the UK remaining in the EU announced he would step down in October.

What is it and why are we having an EU referendum?

The big EU questions: The EU debate so far has been characterised by bias, distortion and exaggeration. So until the end of the referendum, we are running a series of question-and-answer features that will try to explain the most important issues in a detailed, dispassionate way

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World Refugee Day: Indonesia’s Asylum Seekers Stuck in Limbo

Jakarta. In the same fortnight a boat load of Sri Lankan refugees in Aceh makes global headlines, the 13,000 asylum seekers calling Indonesia home reflected on World Refugee Day on Monday (20/06).

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), most asylum seekers originate from Afghanistan, Myanmar and Somalia and hope to be resettled by the organization in Australia, New Zealand, Canada or the US.

In the meantime, many live with their lives in limbo in Cisarua, Bogor, West Java, where four schools operated by non-government organizations provide education for migrants and their children.

Abbas Hussaini, a co-founder of the Cisarua Refugee Learning Nest, told Agence France-Presse that most of his pupils hail from Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq and Sri Lanka.

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The Nature of Systems and Metaphors

  • What is your definition?
  • In System Thinking:

–A particular way of organizing our thoughts about the world/problem/situation we are facing

–It is an organizing concept

  • To better understand a system (the nature of the system and its environments)

–Machine Metaphor / Pre-Systems Metaphor

–Organic Metaphor

–Neuro-Cybernetic Metaphor

–Cultural Metaphor

–Political Metaphor

Machine Metaphor (Closed System) / Pre-Systems Metaphor View

  • Emphasis on the efficiency of the parts
  • It operates in a routine and repetitive fashion with a predefined set of activities, seeking efficiency to achieve goals
    • Useful if:

    –The tasks are straightforward & repetitive

    –Stable environment

    –E.g. armed forces, large franchise (fast food chains)

    • Consequence:

    –Lower adaptability of organization...

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Analisis Drama Theory Pada Film Captain Philps

By Rhiendy Andhika

Tujuan: Untuk menganalisis dilema yang terjadi pada kasus film Captain Philips dan menganalisis tindakan yang bisa dilakukan untuk meminimalisir dilemma


Di Somalia, sebuah perkampungan bernama Eyl didatangi tiga mobil berisi pria bersenjata. Mereka adalah anak buah pimpinan faksi lokal bernama Garaad. Saat tiga mobil itu datang, mereka bersemangat karena meski dibentak-bentak namun itu berarti pekerjaan. Meski pekerjaannya adalah merompak kapal. Tetua desa itu bernama Hufan memutuskan memberangkatkan dua kapal cepat nelayan. Masing-masing dipimpin seorang kapten, yaitu Asad dan Muse. Mereka ditarik oleh kapal yang lebih besar milik Hufan hingga ke laut lepas...

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Analisis Drama Theory Pada Film Gone Girl







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Analisis Drama Theory Pada Film Shawhank Redemption

Audria Ineswari

Tujuan  : Untuk menganalisis dilema yang terjadi pada film The Shawshank Redemption dan menganalisis tindakan yang bisa dilakukan untuk meminimalisir dilemma


Film ini diangkat dari novel The Shawshank Redemption karangan Stephen King. Berkisah tentang Andy Dufresne, seorang bankir yang menjalani masa tahanan untuk kejahatan yang tidak dia lakukan di rumah tahanan Shawshank. Di tahun 1947, Andy Dufresne dituduh membunuh istri dan kekasih istrinya. Walau Dufresne sendiri menyatakan bahwa dirinya tidak melakukan pembunuhan itu, namun berdasarkan bukti-bukti yang ada, Dufresne dihukum dan dipenjara di Shawsank. Di Shawsank Dufresne berkenalan dan selanjutnya berteman akrab dengan Ellis “Red” Redding...

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Analisis Drama Theory Pada Film The Martian

1By Zati Woro

Film “The Martian” (2015) dibuka dengan pernyataan Every human being has a basic instinct: to help each other out…. This is so fundamentally human that it’s found in every culture without exception. Yes, there are assholes who just don’t care, but they’re massively outnumbered by the people who do. yang dinarasikan oleh Mark Watney (Matt Damon), yang menjadi tokoh utama dalam film bergenre drama petualangan sains-fiksi ini. Tesis bahwa setiap manusia memiliki insting alamiah untuk membantu satu sama lain inilah yang menjadi ruh bagi bangunan cerita dalam film besutan sutradara Ridley Scott.

Mark diceritakan tertinggal sendirian di planet Mars, karena dianggap tewas oleh lima kru ekspedisi Mars lainnya. Ia dihantam benda keras yang terbawa badai hebat Mars...

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