Submit your answers to these questions as a file (DOC) attachment below:
1 What are the 2 key goals that are in conflict in this video clip?
2 Which does Jerry suggest is more important? Why?
3 What would you think of Jerry’s mission statement if you were his boss?
- Tom Cruise as Jerry Maguire
Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise (Links to an external site.)) is a glossy 35-year-old sports agent (Links to an external site.) working for Sports Management International (SMI). After experiencing a life-altering epiphany about his role as a sports agent, he writes a mission statement (Links to an external site.) about perceived dishonesty in the sports management business and his desire to work with fewer clients.
Scenes in this clip:
- Jerry describes his job
- Jerry deals with an injured client and his son
- Jerry has a breakdown
- Jerry writes and distributes the mission statement