O.B. Assignment On Studying PersonalityTypes through Movies : LEADERSHIP BYEXAMPLE Submitted By Group No. 3 Bhuvan Arya Anoop Shet Deepak Khuntwal Amit Sharma Kumar Anupam Rahul Hedau
An Introduction To The Movie• The Movie ‘Sarfarosh’ meaning - martyr produced and directed By John Mathew Mathanwas released in 1999 .• The Movie dealt with the fight of an Indian police officer to stop cross-border terrorism.• The Movie was released at the time of Kargil Conflict when tensions between India andPakistan were high.• The Movie made on patriotic line got wide critical acclaim and did exceptionally well atBox Office where it was declared a above average grosser.• The movie had the tagline ‘Sarfarosh- A reason to live‘ and basic idea underlying themovie was that every individual must have a goal or a reason to live with.•The Story begins with the Title song ‘Zindagi Maut Na Ban Jaaye‘ which shows the chain ofsupply for smuggle of arms from across the border.•Through the song, the movie sends message to underworld people that those who runaway from law & resort to violence are those who are cowards & do not have the courage tospeak the truth.
The Plot of the Movie• The movie shows Pakistani army & its intelligence agency, ISI as the chief conspirator for a promoting all anti national activities & smuggling arms to rebels in India.• The main villain of the movie is Gulfam Hassan , a Pakistani ghazal singer who born in India later migrated to Pakistan and is the chief handler and distributor of arms & ammunition.• The smuggling of arms is done via Pakistan border through trained camels which carry arms & ammunition from across the border.• Other main characters in the movie are 1. Mirchi Seth : A person who deals with distribution of arms through his trucks to across the country. 2. Haji Seth : A person who deals with distribution of arms and smuggling across bars in Mumbai. 3. Veeran : A tribal leader who has provoked and raised an army of tribesman against the state . 4. Sultan : An arms handler and a terrorist who works as a facilitator for criminals in Mumbai
Evaluation Of Lead Character On Myers-Briggs Type Indicator• Extraverted(E) or Introverted(I) : During his stint as an IPS officer Aamir Khan is very much extravert(E) and vocal in expressing his opinions and Interacting with his subordinates .On the other hand, he used to be more Introvert(I) in his college days this is shown by his reluctance to express his love. But, overall, he remains a quiet person(I) in his personal life.• Sensing(S) versus Intuitive (N) :-As a sensing person(S), ACP Rathore is practical while dealing with criminals and when it comes to ensure seriousness and discipline in his department. As an Intuitive(I) person, he relies on his instinct and assumption to decide his immediate course of action. But as a whole, he remains a Intuitive(N) person most of the time in the course of action.
Evaluation Of Lead Character On Myers-Briggs Type Indicator• Thinking(T) versus Feeling(F) :- As a thinking(T) person, ACP Rathore uses logic & reason to lookout for hideout of criminals, guessing their next course of action. Also he tries to build a framework for the plan of action against a criminal. He also shows his feeling once while dealing with a relative of a criminal. But, In Overall terms he remains a Thinking (T) Person.• Judging (J) versus Perceiving(Spontaneous) Person :-As a judging person(J), Aamir Khan as ACP Rathore wanted his life to be ordered and structured. This is shown by his reaction to tragedies in his personal life due to death of his brother. As a perceiving(P) person he does not mind changes to his daily schedule due to unplanned events & is spontaneous in his reaction. In overall terms, he is a Perceiving (P)person.
Evaluation Of Lead Character On Myers-Briggs Type IndicatorCONCUSLION :- Therefore we come to the conclusion that Aamir Khanas ACP RATHORE is a INTP (Introvert ,Intuitive ,Thinking & Perceiving)Person.Therefore we come to the conclusion that Aamir Khan as ACP Rathorein the Movie is a Good Organizer, Leader , Goal Oriented & Strict but atthe same time practical & caring in his approach. Such people arelikely to be highly successful in govt. jobs related to public affairs suchas police.
BIG FIVE MODEL• Extraversion :– Comfort level with relationships. Aamir Khan as ACP Rathore waslow on these features. He was less gregarious and sociable.•Agreeableness :-High on agreeableness. We can say this on the basis of hisdiscussion with his superiors & advice given by subordinates.•Conscientiousness :- High on conscientiousness. Aamir Khan as ACP Rathore wasreliable , organized an dependable.•Emotional Stability :- The ability to withstand stress. We rank ACP Rathore veryhigh on this parameters.•Openness to experience :- His willingness to travel to places like Wahid ,a borderarea in Rajasthan with his team also to conduct raids on hideouts with his teamshows his openness to experience.
Other Management Concepts Underlying the MovieThe basic management concept underlying in the movie is in termsof leadership. The leadership type followed by hero of the movieis “Leadership By Example”.The lead actor joins the police force with the tag line of the movie‘A Reason To Live’. After joining the Police force he sets an examplefor his sub-ordinates despite being younger with his dedication towork, discipline & ethics.
Other Management Concepts Underlying the Movie• The other management lesson that we get is to manage best with the given resources. As ACP Rathore, Aamir Khan had to face other corrupt police officers ,a complacent staff and a nexus of corrupt police officers and criminals. But he came out a winner because of being able to balance using both authority & being tactful.• Other hurdles which the lead actor of the film had to face were personal hurdles knowing and overcoming the fact that his idol singer Gulfam Hassan was a terrorist mastermind himself.
Interference Of Power & Politics• In his stint as investigating officer in the Mumbai crime branch, AamirKhan as ACP Rathore had to face interference of power & politics manytimes.• His senior did not allow him to work with one of the policeoffice, Inspector Salim Whom he did not consider trustworthy. He solvedthis problem by going out of the way and asking him personally for hishelp.• Just before leaving for the final raid in a border are in Rajasthan ,he gothis transfer orders due to political reasons. He solved this problem bytaking his senior into confidence .•While dealing with an ISI officer who was officially a diplomat, AamirKhan as ACP Rathore got him killed by Naseeruddin Shah as GulfamHassan and managed to plant evidence against him•The movie in totality follows Management By Objectives (MBO) model toovercome Interference of power & politics.
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