The Internship Movie Analysis

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The Internship is a comedy movie that is directed by Shawn Levy. The main characters in this movie are Stuart, Billy McMahon, Nick Campbell and Dana. It is about two recently unemployed men who seek of get a job at google. Billy applies for an internship and gets it through their unique answers in the interview. Once they have been given this opportunity, they are tasked with working as a team and trying to win in order to get the internship. They are almost left out as no one wanted to go with them because of their old age but get teamed up with what was seen as the interns that no one wanted: a group of different and strange people. The team struggles at first as they were not united at all. Billy and Nick were the downfall
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The enterprise that they apply to be interns for: Google, values creativity as one of their main values. We can see this from their organisational culture and the structure of the business itself(also the brightly coloured buildings and furniture support this). Billy and Nick got the opportunity to be an intern at Google because of their unique and different answers. Creativity is all about being different, unique and thinking out the box. Google strives for this type of thinking as we learn this as the types of tasks they were giving their interns. One of their tasks required the interns to decode a program and find the bug. This involved a lot of working and Billy and Nick were hampering their progress, so as a quick strategy they sent them to go look for someone that doesn't exist. This was very unethical but it did help improve their progress. There are many other problem solving techniques that could have been used however time was an issue, so they had to implement this quick, on the spot strategy. Being tasked to create an app was another example of how creativity is important. Bill and Nick firstly thought of the obvious for ideas for the app, by brainstorming through many ideas that have been used. To stimulate their teams creativity Billy and Nick decide to spend a night out to destress and have fun, which leads them to create and design a new app that wins them the task. Problem solving and Creative thinking has …show more content…
It showed us how conflict can effect a team and slow down work drastically. Conflict management must be dealt with in the right ways in order to solve the issue. It also gives us an idea of how ethical issues can cause a problem within a business: Graham cheated in the game and unfairly won it therefore this could of led to the wrong interns being chosen, not the ones who truly deserve it. The internship programme is an example of CSR which is studied intensely throughout Gr12. It gives us a better idea of the actual effort a business has to put in to achieve a successful CSR project. Creative thinking and problem solving was a key factor in this movie as the team had to strive through creativity and think of new ways to do things. Also, the problems faced give us an overview of what real problems a business can face. It shows us how leadership and team work can contribute to success. It gives us an understanding of how these components can effect a business in a real life

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