Movie Review

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Select one of the following movies:

Breakfast Club

Dead Poets’ Society

Harry Potter (any one)

Remember the Titans

Steel Magnolias

Whale Rider

Wizard of Oz

In a 3-page paper, briefly summarize the theme (one paragraph), and then analyze the dynamics of the group according to these criteria:

What were the goals of the group?

What were the norms of the group?

Who was/were leaders and what was each one’s source of power and influence?

What stage did the group get to? How did you reach that conclusion?

How were decisions made?

What did conflicts arise over? How were they handled?

How were the group members’ resources utilized?

Analyze these dynamics from the standpoint of the group as a whole, not the various story lines. Also include what new things this movie taught you about groups, and how you can incorporate these learnings into your behavior in future groups.

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Gaka
School: Duke University

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Running head: GROUP DYNAMICS

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Remember the titans
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GROUP DYNAMICS

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Remember the titans
The film was majorly focusing on the sports team in American set up and was produced by Jerry
Bruckheimer but the story is mainly based on an American coach Herman Boone and his hard
work of trying to integrate T.C High School football team. Many viewed the film to have got
financial success after it had made a $30 million budget. Initially, the film got favourable critical
reviews before it had its initial screening that took place in the cinemas.
Goals of the group
The team coach had the aim of reducing racism that was being experienced among the players
who had been facing continuous racial abuse starting with their coach who had an African origin.
To make the integration in the team to work effectively, head coach Herman Boone is given the
task of ensuring that racial tensions that were raising among the group would be able to reduce
significantly (Menchaca & Mills 2016). The main issue that was raising was the presence of
blacks among the whites while there were many claims that other schools had only whites in
their team. Bill Yoast would be used as the link pin that would manage put the white players
together because they had threatened to boycott their duties if Bill Yoast who was the only white
does not participate in the team.
Norms of the group
The main characteristics of the group included working hard together so that every member
would be able to achieve high in their goals. The group majorly participated in events that
needed total commitment, friendship, teamwork and success oriented group. Every team player
had the responsibility of ensuring that they are able to achieve great goals of success and treat
each person equally despite the racial origin. Due to their focus, many believed that because they

GROUP DYNAMICS

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had been integrated for many years, their coach had the responsibility of waking them at three so
that they would be able to go for a run and later come for further training so that they would be
able to enhance their football skills (Menchaca & Mills 2016).
Main leaders of the group
The team consisted of black player and the whites. The team had initially appointed Boone to be
their coach but the whites proteste...

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