Movies as a replacement for books.
July 03, 2007
Four Italian consultants, Francesco Bogliari, Sergio Di Giorgi, Marco Lombardi and Piero Trupia, concluded "executives learn little from books. " So they wrote a book* to recommend movies "they say showcase good business practice and highlight major issues. " "High-quality films, though, can offer lessons about problem-solving and teamwork as well as focusing on issues such as globalisation and diversity, Mr Bogliari said.
- Stephen Spielberg's The Terminal starring Tom Hanks
- Pedro Almodvar's Volver with Penelope Cruz Moral of both stories: Use diversity to your advantage.
- Westerns starring John Wayne
MOS: Teaches leadership and mission.
- Stanley Kubrick's Lolita
MOS: May help with stock market investing