Coach carter focuses on inspiring the team to want to carry out tasks for the benefit of themselves and the whole team. I thought it was one of my friends playing a joke on me. Jackson never stumbled on one single line. However his leadership style can definitely be defined as transactional. He shown qualities of an Affiliative leader, putting the problems and needs of his team first.
Trait Theory Trait theory was introduced by Gordon Allport. Through doing this it also inspires followers to accomplish what is expected of them both individually and as a team Northouse, 2013. As a leader, when you make changes to the status quo, expect the same kind of emotions and resistance by those with you. He asked Kyra to come with him to college with or without the baby and she agrees. Coach Carter does not adopt this kind of leadership style because he is directive in the way he approaches the players. He teaches them to play a disciplined brand of basketball. Carter immediately imposes a strict regime that includes written contracts, stipulations for being respectful, dress codes and good grades.
What happens once they do get there? After looking for the players to celebrate, Carter goes to the house and orders his team to leave. There are different styles of leadership that leaders can adopt, for example there is Directing, Supporting, and Delegating. It was the same thing then; some of my teammates went to prison, some of them even ended up dead. A key message has emerged that successful leaders have the ability to vary their style according to the context Dent, 2003. Coach Carter at first kept asking him to leave but seeing that Cruz was really sorry and wanted another chance, coach let him come back and join the team but under one condition, he had to do pushups and suicides Gale, D 2005. We have to create the desire, set the goals, show the way and then help create the belief in the team that they can achieve it these goals, and then support them on that journey.
Coach Carter is intelligent this is shown because he is well educated but he also has previous experience and knowledge of coaching basketball teams. He does this by communicating with them about how they are going to achieve, such as attending all classes and sitting at the front, by maintaining a 2. In the bus going home, Carter criticizes his team for their reckless behavior, while Cruz points out that they won the tournament and already gave Carter what he wanted: winners. He demonstrated qualities of not only one leadership style, but instead a combination of various styles of leadership such as Autocratic, Participative, Visionary, Affiliative, Pace-Setting, Commanding, Coercive, Coaching, and Transformational. Transformational leadership is the ability of a leader to get people to do more than they originally expected to do Riggio, R.
But he knew this was in their best interests and in the end they would thank him. If the players are not allowed to play basketball because they do not follow these sets of rules, they will not have a hobby and may potentially be involved in gangs. In the film Coach Carter wanted to make a change to the lives of the people on the basketball team and believed he knew the best approach to do this. He conducts frequent debriefings and gives feedback to identify things learned. There were people on the team who met the 2. One person struggles, we all struggle.
He ensures that the task is understood, supervised and accomplished. According to Cherry 2014 this sort of leader is very inspirational and helps motivate people to see the importance of the task which is being carried out at the current time. A Hersey-Blanchard technique revolves around the idea that successful leaders adjust their styles based on the development of followers, or players in this case, as indicated by their inclination to perform in a given situation. An increasing number of businesses are hiring mindfulness coaches to help employees develop calmer, more enlightened approaches to business. It can be used in , particularly in highly demanding environments such as restaurants, sales and the military. Relationship theorise can also be known as transformational leaders. He also elaborated on what he feels is making the team lose, what they need to do to get in order to win and build a strong, happy, and cohesive team.
The Situational Leadership also sets out that people or groups which are following the leader can be divided into maturity levels to which the leader would then apply their different styles. The school board eventually confronts Carter, who explains how he wants to give his team the opportunity and option for further education so that they won't turn their lives around into crime, asserting that achieving a sound education is more important for the students than winning basketball games. Cruz later came back in the week to ask for forgiveness. To be an effective coach you need to poses qualities such as listening, questioning, constructively challenging, holding to account, seeing different perspectives, encouraging and supporting, trusting the team and also focusing on the team. Francis by just 2 points after a game winning three-point shot by rival Ty Crane. This ties in with the last example about the lockout.
. They thought it was really, really powerful. This style relates to Coach Carters style of leadership the most because along with being directive and telling the team members what they had to do, he was also very supportive to all the members and was there for them all. Many different leadership styles have been identified in literature and current research suggests that using one clear leadership style is best. The team and I at 1Billion Africa have been greatly inspired by his mentorship and coaching. When you look at the movie Coach Carter, it's 98.
Carter showed empathy and compassion towards his players especially at times when they most needed it. Team members have little opportunity to put forward ideas or make suggestions. We have to stand up for our beliefs, be true to our values. A motivational leader will have the ability to motivate the team and make the team want to behave in a certain way and do certain things as the outcome will give them satisfaction. This is displayed in the film effectively when he first walks into the gym and states that they must abide by this contract if they want to be apart of the team. He inspired the athletes by letting them know why and for what reason he wanted to coach the Richmond High Basketball Team. In the ensuing debate, Carter fights to keep his methods, determined to show the boys that they need good values for their futures and eventually finds he has affected them more profoundly than he ever expected.
When they missed their shots in practice, I made the actors do 100 push-ups. Award Category Nominee Result 2005 Best Actor Samuel L. I want my daughters to see me get my college degree and to see me lead by example, and follow in my footsteps. A leader must show self belief if he wants to help other individuals on his team reach the goal. In the film the team had the talent, but they lacked the fitness to best utilise that talent. Carter said that if the students are unable to follow a simple contract that they agreed to, how would this make them be responsible people in the real word? This would give his player a chance of a better life.