Film Management
 

#1Assignment Objectives
Relate scenarios found in media to management solutions
Identify the role of management in organizational conflict situations.
500-700 words
Within the Discussion Board area, write 300–400 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

For your Discussion Board and Individual Project assignments, you will be required to watch the movie Remember the Titans, which was released in 2006 and directed by Boaz Yakin. Click here to purchase the movie with your gift card by selecting “Redeem a gift card or promotion code.”
•There were a number of diversity issues identified in this movie. Focus on Coach Boone’s efforts to bring the team together as one unit; early in the movie, he ‘assigns seats’ on the bus, as an example. Consider the various challenges Coach faced in building a team in the face of generations of racial segregation in Virginia.
•Were the coach’s decisions to force the team’s engagement appropriate?
•Would you have done anything differently in getting the team to embrace their differences? ◦Also, consider the transition from the football camp to returning to the community. Could the team captains have made any different decisions to bring the team together? Support your answers.
To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:
•What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
•What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
•What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
•What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?
Reference
Amazon. (n.d.).Retrieved from http://www.amazon.com/Remember-Titans-Denzel-Washington/dp/B003QSNFMI/ref=sr_1_1_dvt_1?s=instant-video&ie=UTF8&qid=1434475407&sr=8-1&keywords=remember+the+titans
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.
#2Assignment Objectives
Relate scenarios found in media to management solutions
Identify the role of management in organizational conflict situations.

In the movie, the school board decides to make Coach Boone the head coach.
For this assignment, answer the following questions:
•Based on the definition of corporate social responsibility (CSR), was the decision to make him the head coach appropriate? Are there other examples of CSR that you noted in the film?
•At the Hall of Fame Nominee dinner, Titus tells Coach-Yoast of the plot to remove Coach Boone. Then later Yoast faces the referees throwing the game. What is the ethical dilemma for Coach Yoast? Were there any alternatives Yoast had?
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.

#3Assignment Objectives
Discuss functions of management
Relate scenarios found in media to management solutions
Identify the role of management in organizational conflict situations.
Within the Discussion Board area, write 300–400 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Throughout the movie, various individuals face and handle conflict in a number of ways.
•Select a situation of conflict management observed in the movie and explain which of the five-conflict management styles (accommodating, avoiding, collaborating, competing, or compromising) applies.
•Give a brief review of the situation and people involved.
•Do you agree with that style for the situation? Why or why not?
To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:
•What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
•What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
•What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
•What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.

Assignment Objectives
Discuss functions of management
Relate scenarios found in media to management solutions
Evaluate theories of management
500-700
When Ray does not block and Rev suffers the injury Gerry had to make two critical decisions, first to tell Coach Boone, and then to address the issue with Ray. Compare the six steps in the decision-making process with the process that Bertier used to resolve the situation. State how Gerry Bertier used each of the following steps in the decision-making process:
•Step 1: Acknowledging that there is a problem and a decision needs to be made
•Step 2: Listing alternatives
•Step 3: Evaluating alternatives
•Step 4: Choosing among alternatives
•Step 5: Implementing the selected option
•Step 6: Learning from feedback
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.