Identify the diversity challenges that Coach Dale had to face by coming into Hickory, a rural town in Indiana.

1,000–1,300 words
Details: Weekly tasks or assignments (Individual or Group Projects) will be due by Monday, and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

For your assignment, you will be required to watch the movie Hoosiers, which was released in 1986 and directed by David Anspaugh. Click here to purchase the movie with your gift card by selecting “Redeem a gift card or promotion code.” In this assignment, you will be asked to relate all management concepts discussed in this course to the film. In your paper, you will need to address the following:

  • Using Coach Dale as an example, identify situations where he demonstrated the four functions of management (planning, organizing, leading, and controlling).
  • Identify the diversity challenges that Coach Dale had to face by coming into Hickory, a rural town in Indiana.
  • Walk through the six decision-making steps to determine if you would have made the same decision as Coach Dale to kick the two players off of the team and to fire George.
  • What leadership qualities did Coach Dale demonstrate to be able to bring the team together to win the championship?

For this assignment, your focus on discussing specific management and leadership theories is central to your success in this paper. As such, you will need to include research (with citations and references) to support and validate your work. Follow APA formatting for all citations and references used.

Reference

Amazon. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.amazon.com/Hoosiers-Gene-Hackman/dp/B00165Y3TM/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1411445421&sr=1-1&keywords=hoosiers