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Which goals can you achieve with a focused preparation?
Directed by Paul Haggis - 2010 - USA - 133 min

The next three Days

2021 October 27 | by Arduino Mancini Cryme and Thriller - Motivation - Performance - Stratagems

After a “lively” evening at the restaurant, Lara and John Brennan come back home, where they find their little son Luke, now at bedtime, being cared for by the babysitter. The next morning the family prepares for an ordinary day at work: Lara in her office, John at the college where he teaches, and Luke […]

A film that communicates resilience from every frame
Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner - 1973 - France, USA - 148 min

Papillon

2021 October 20 | by Arduino Mancini Conflict - Motivation - Negotiation - Resilience - Stratagems

The film is based on the novel of the same title by Henri Charrière. The protagonist is a young 25-year-old Frenchman, known as Papillon because of the butterfly he has tattooed on his chest, sentenced in 1931 to life imprisonment for a murder he did not commit. Charrière has to serve his sentence at forced […]

A master course on negotiation: competitive, cooperative, blended
Directed by Steven Spielberg - 2015 - USA - 141 minutes

Bridge of Spies

2021 June 07 | by Arduino Mancini Asking questions - Critical thinking - Game theory - Negotiation - Politics - Stratagems - War

Plot The film is based on James B. Donovan’s book The Truth about the Rudolf Abel Case, inspired by a true story. The film is set in the middle of the Cold War and begins in 1957, when the FBI arrests Rudolf Abel, a Soviet spy living in New York. Since the United States intends […]

WHEN DETERRENCE TURNS INTO TRAGEDY: A KUBRICK'S MASTERPIECE
Directed by S. Kubrick - 1964 - UK - 93 min.

Dr. Strangelove

2019 July 19 | by Arduino Mancini Change management - Conflict - Game theory - Leadership - Negotiation - Politics - Stratagems - Teamwork

The film is set in the middle of the Cold War and is freely based on the novel Red Alert (‘1958) by Peter George. Just an incipit to the story: I won’t tell you much so as not to deprive you of the pleasure of being surprised in every frame. Jack D. Ripper is a […]

FOR MANY, THE BEST MOVIE EVER. BUT THAT'S NOT THE REASON WHY YOU MUST SEE IT...
Directed by F. Ford Coppola - 1972 - Usa - 170 min.

The Godfather

“The Godfather”, winner of three Oscars, is considered to be the best movie in the history of cinema; the performance of Oscar-winning Marlon Brando is often mentioned as the best seen on screen. It is difficult to share the first point; we can certainly say that every time the great actor is on stage, he […]

INSIDE THE FINANCE OF THE EIGHTIES
Directed by Oliver Stone - 1987 - USA - 125 min.

Wall street

This movie portrays a cruel analysis of what was behind the big business of the 80s. A young and ambitious stockbroker, fascinated by Gordon Gekko, a real Wall Street legend for power, prestige and financial ability, is drawn into the illegal world of insider trading. The man’s goal is to make money, to get out […]

STRATAGEMS AND SOPHISTICATED COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES
Directed by G. Fleder - 2003 - USA - 127 min.

Runaway Jury

The film is set in New Orleans and based on a novel by John Grisham. A recently fired employee enters his old office and shoots madly. Two years later, the widow of one of the victims sues the company that produced the weapon used for her husband’s murder. The process risks compromising the interests of […]

MORE THAN A MOVIE: A GENUINE TRAINING COURSE!
Directed by R. Donaldson - 2000 - USA - 145 min.

Thirteen Days

In October 1962, photos taken from U-2 revealed that the Soviet Union is about to install nuclear weapons in Cuba, which would have the ability to wipe out the United States in the south and east coast. President Kennedy and his advisors must plan action to counter the Soviets. JFK wants to prove that he […]

A movie that compares good and bad leadership
Directed by Edward Zwick - 2003 - Usa - 144 min.

The Last Samurai

2019 April 02 | by Arduino Mancini Conflict - Diversity - Leadership - Negotiation - Resilience - Stratagems - War

The film was set in Japan in 1876. Captain Nathan Algren is a man adrift. The battles he once fought now appear distant and useless; he risked his life for loyalty to his country, but since the Civil War the world has changed. Pragmatism has taken the place of courage, personal interest prevails over the […]

What leadership style do you expect from a woman?
Directed by D. Frankel - 2006 - Usa - 110 min.

The Devil wears Prada

Plot Andrea Sachs is a twenty-three years old aspiring journalist, with a degree in her pocket and with the dream of writing for “serious” magazines and newspapers, certainly not like fashion magazines. However, in her search for a job that will let her earn a living before achieving her professional dream, Andrea overcomes the selections […]