Analysis Of Nelson Mandela 's ' Invictus ' Essay

1269 Words Mar 10th, 2016 6 Pages
Invictus is a movie that discusses issues Nelson Mandela and the South African people dealt as a nation. Nelson Mandela was challenged with bringing a separated nation together due to racial segregation. He accomplished this goal by helping the South African rugby team win the world cup. This movie can be closely related with our class because Nelson Mandela is one of the greatest leaders of all time and to see how he took action and used his leadership to help the Rugby is just a small piece to what he actually accomplished. In this movie Nelson Mandela wasn’t the only called upon to be a leader in sports. South African rugby, Captain Francois Pienaar also played a major role as leading his rugby team through a very difficult season into becoming a great team. Without the help of Francois Pienaar, it feels as if Nelson Mandela’s plan to unite the nation would have went smoother.
Throughout the movie Nelson Mandela used a couple of different styles of leadership. This showed that in order to be a great leader you have to try different leadership styles to make the people like him. In Mandela’s case being the president of South Africa in the middle of segregation, he had to lead many different types of people. Some of the groups didn 't respond like the others which forced him to b different from his democratic leadership. To reach the different kinds of groups he realized that he would have to be strict and be more of a autocratic leader. Nelson Mandela being a South…

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