Analysis Of The Social Network Movie

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THE SOCIAL NETWORK (2010)
Bradley Jackson

Contents
Summary 2
Management and Leadership 3
Conflict Management 4
Professionalism and Ethics 5
Conclusion 6
Reference List 7

Summary

The Social Network is an American drama film directed by David Fincher. The 2010 film covers the life story of the world’s youngest billionaire, the CEO and founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg
The title, “You don’t get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies”, outlines the process of how Facebook, became the multi-billion dollar network, which it is today. There is evidence from the title “You don’t get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies”, to suggest that Mr Zuckerberg did not have an easy road to success. Jesse Eisenberg, acting
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The other evidence of factors which contribute to the success of Mark are his initiative (being proactive and pre-empting issues), customer service orientation (evident when he demands Facebook servers are never to go down, also when he ensures that no “ads”-advertisement pop-ups are displayed which would irritate users), global and organisational awareness (evidence of a sound network understanding), analogy skills (no impulsive decisions are made throughout the film) and his desire to empower young talent (Mark does this through employing his workforce at Harvard, he wants young innovative ideas to be at the helm of Facebook’s …show more content…
He is exploited because Cameron and Tyler realise that Mark is going to be generating serious money with an idea which was similar to theirs. Mark’s final decision to grant the two a settlement of $65 million and keep Eduardo on the Facebook Masthead displays his ethical decision making ability. Cameron and Tyler, however, display unethical intention several times, they first try to exploit Mark by accusing him of stealing the coding of their idea. They then visit the President of the Harvard campus to address the issue which is never done by a student at the University, this proves their tendency to take matters into their own hands. Towards the end of the film when the two of them realize that legal action will not help them, they resort to saying “let’s gut the friggin

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