Crash: A Viewer's Guide

3 Pages Posted: 21 Oct 2008

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James G. Clawson

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Gerry Yemen

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Abstract

As students watch the full length feature film Crash, written and directed by Paul Haggis, they may find the character guide helpful in keeping track of who's who and what the characters' main connections are.

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UVA-OB-0860

CRASH: A VIEWER'S GUIDE

As you watch the full length feature film Crash, you may find the character guide below helpful in keeping track of who's who and what the characters' main connections are. As you watch the film, please consider the following questions:

a. What does it take for people to change?

b. What is it that changes? Can you identify the core underlying assumption that changes for each of these characters?

c. What are the most dangerous assumptions (values, assumptions, beliefs, expectations about the way the world is or should be, or VABEs) in society?

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Keywords: Leadership values, discrimination, racism, stereotypes, diversity, leveraging difference, difficult people

Suggested Citation

Clawson, James G. and Yemen, Gerry, Crash: A Viewer's Guide. Darden Case No. UVA-OB-0860. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1281864

James G. Clawson (Contact Author)

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business ( email )

P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.darden.virginia.edu/faculty/clawson.htm

Gerry Yemen

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business ( email )

P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

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