Family vs. Work

The Devil Wears Prada


Imagine you’ve just landed a job at the world’s most influential fashion magazine. You are second assistant to its editor-in-chief, arguably the most important person in the global fashion industry. It is a job “a million girls would die for” but you may not keep it for long because your hard-driving boss sometimes has insanely sky-high expectations, and people who fall short of them don’t last long. How do you survive? And, what can you learn from this powerful and monomaniacal dictator? (Click movie title for more info…)

Mildred Pierce


The American business climate has changed. There is a general economic downtown: high unemployment with few apparent job opportunities, large corporations contracting their businesses, sending jobs overseas; people have stopped buying products and services because they have less disposable income and don’t see a need for any product currently available. What the economy needs is an injection of innovative thinking and new products. You or your company have a great idea but aren’t sure of the steps involved to get started. You see this current market crisis …(click title for more info)

One, Two, Three


Set in Berlin during the summer of 1960, One, Two, Three is an incisive, fast-paced satire – a Cold War clash of capitalism and communism in the months before the construction of the Berlin Wall. Deceptively light-hearted in tone, the film contains surprisingly serious…(click title for more info)

The Godfather, Parts I & II

This segment explores the role of business in a society and looks at the standards by which business performance should be judged. Classic theory holds that the first responsibility of any firm is to produce wealth for its stockholders, maximizing profit by charging as much as the market will bear while producing goods and services at the lowest possible cost. A number of intangible factors may affect a company’s ability to sell its products. For example, a corporate image of excessive greed or unfair labor practices may lead to consumer boycotts…(click title for more info)

Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead


Where do the great ideas come from? How does a company stay in touch with its markets and with changes in the marketplace? How does a senior manager identify the brightest, most creative and hardworking talent on his or her staff? What are the relative roles of analytical and intuitive knowledge in shaping and expanding product lines or spotting compatible acquisitions. In Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead, teenagers find themselves having to survive in the business world and quickly learn to thrive in it…(click title for more info)