The Intern Movie Analysis

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The Intern is a movie based About The Fit, a new fashion company, Jules Ostin (played by Anne Hathaway) is the founder and CEO of this company. Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) joins this company as a senior intern. Ben is retired, a widower and seventy-years-old. After multiple interviews Ben is hired and is assigned to work with Jules, and almost immediately told by Jules that she doesn’t need him. After patiently waiting for Jules to ask him to do something Ben takes initiative and decides to help others around the office. This included cleaning a desk that was irritating Jules, and this is when Jules properly acknowledges Ben’s capabilities and persistency. The same day, Ben notices Jules's chauffeur drinking and threatens to tell Jules unless…show more content…
About The Fit has an Autocratic leadership style, where Jules has the final decision. Jules takes advice from Cameron and Ben, however she still always has the final decision. “The key is to keep moving.” This is said by Ben at the beginning of the movie, speaking about retirement and his life. However this Jules can use the same advice as throughout the movie she often feels stuck and lost. She only really realises this when she is around Ben, or has moments where she isn’t working. Cameron actually organises for Ben to work with Jules in order for Jules to set the tone for how employees will work with interns. Showing how Jules is looked up to and people lead by her example. Controlling: This is where plans are implemented. Controlling is led by managers, however Jules takes it upon herself to control almost every department of the business. Managers should make sure that goals are met in an effective way, without wastage. An example of wastage of resources is when Jules has to send another order to a client when taking a customer service call, as there had been a problem
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