Remember The Titans Movie Essay

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INTRODUCTION

"Remember the Titans" The film takes place in Alexandria, Virginia, in 1971- a time of segregation. T.C. Williams High school football team has just become integrated and has received a new black head coach, Herman Boone. He took the job of head coach from Coach Bill Yoast. There are some racial tensions. Boone offers Bill Yoast a job as assistant coach and he accepts after the white players threaten to sit out the season. During football camp, the boys become better acquainted and begin to bond and live in harmony. Two players who really had it out for each other, Gary Bertier and Julius Campbell, learned to become the best of friend s and lead the team to many victories. Right before the championship game, Bertier got into a
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On their way to training camp. Boone viably 'incorporates' the coach's by splitting the two coaches by defensive and offensive players, not by race. He makes them grudgingly sit and live with a player not of same race. He gives each a task to learn one thing about every player of an alternate race on the team. saying "I don't care if you like each other, but you will respect each other." In this way. Boone tends to the racial battle that time of societal convention have made to partition the team. He is conscious that his first key decisions to interfere with this scornful hindrance will let the team to turn together as a lone …show more content…
For instance, in the case where a leader's authority is challenged out of characteristics rather than ones' performance and capabilities, establishing a dictatorial leadership with clear guidelines for performance of tasks, would ensure members do not sabotage team performance. However, once team cohesiveness has been established, a more transformational leadership participative approach would better the confidence of the members, thus allowing them to tap their strengths to the benefit of the team. Accordingly, a principal lesson that is portrayed in the movie is that of matching one's leadership approach to the prevailing

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