OB ass 2 - GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT ORGANISATIONAL...

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GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOR (GSM 5101) INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT 2 MOVIE REVIEW REPORT on “REMEMBER THE TITANS” PREPARED BY: LIEW KAI WEN (GM 03833) PREPARED FOR: DR. HO JO ANN
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I chose a movie named “Remember the Titans” as the study subject because I think it illustrates and supports some of the organisational concepts convincingly and realistically. Remember the Titans is an American sports drama , based on a true story in 70’s, directed by Boaz Yakin and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer for Walt Disney Pictures , released in 2000 and stars Denzel Washington as Coach Herman Boone and Will Patton as Coach Bill Yoast. Remember the Titans centres on the American football (rugby) team of the newly integrated T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia where black students and white students have to mix and study together. Remember the Titan is a story about racism, though it deals maturely and realistically the racial issues students and adults were forced to face in the 70's. It personifies the power of respect, care and desire to win prevailing over racial prejudice. It shows how individuals from diversified colour, background and culture overcame the obstacles and the difference between each other and became lifelong friends that care for each other. The characters in this drama are closely related with the personalities that we study in organizational behaviour subject. The two main characters which are the two coaches in the film are totally dissimilar kind of person. They have different kind of personalities, different leadership style, and use different type of power and motivational strategies. In terms of use of power, initially Coach Boone (Denzel Washington) used coercive,
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2010 for the course GSM 5660 taught by Professor Ahmad during the Spring '10 term at Zhejiang University.

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