Essay on Leadership in “Remember the Titans”

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Leadership in “Remember the Titans”

This research will explain how different leadership theories directly were applied to situations in the movie “Remember the Titans”. Although only a few of the theories were available at the time, the individuals exhibited sound leadership and follower ship identified by modern research on leadership. This paper will visit several leadership theories and methods from respected sources and compare and contras some situations to current situations experienced with modern theories.
The leadership theories and methods discussion points in this research are positional power, conflict resolution, leader/co-leader relationship, international framework (leader-follower-situation), and environmental
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During the preamble phase of the half-time, she convinced her father to step outside of the box to solicit help which resulted in unorthodox substitution techniques that totally through off the opposing team. If she had not have been actively involved and observant of the game, she would not had positively provoked her father to make the changes. The changes were made to defense and the defense created the fumble in the last minutes. The changes altered the situation which resulted in flaws that caused the fumble. The fumble resulted in the Titans scoring with no time left on the clock. Without Sheryl Yoast recommendations, what would the outcome of the came would have been? What are the effects that one recommendation can have on history? Would this story have been told if the Titans have lost? Would the town and the team continued to remain positive and united?
The decision to change the coaching staff shifted the pyridine of the community and had to be viewed through all lenses. Politically, placing an African American coach in the head coach position pacified the situation over the young teenager’s death. Structurally, if Coach Yoast had maintained the head coach position, the politically ramifications of the teenager death would not have been satisfied because of the anger around the individuals death. The impact of the change had to be highly significant. The human resource view satisfied some lower level needs of the Maslow

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