Assignment 2: RA 2: Observations of a Group

December 18, 2020

Create a 10- to 12-page paper analyzing the characters and their group functioning in the film. In your paper, address the following points:

  • Identify the key characters in the film and their roles.
  • Determine the types of leadership that are displayed in the film.
  • Identify the group’s leader and explain why he or she is perceived to be the leader. Identify the source of his or her influence.
  • Critique the group’s decision-making and problem-solving processes.
  • Determine how others’ expectations affect these groups’ perceptions of themselves and their actions.
  • Explain how the members’ ascribed statuses are affected by other people’s perceptions.
  • Describe the groups’ norms and their evidence.
  • Analyze these groups from a systems perspective. Use the systems theory to describe how a human services professional might respond to the needs of the characters in the film.