Analysis Of The Movie ' Waiting '

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I. Introduction and Description of the Movie: Waiting is a movie that displays an entirely different side to the restaurant environment, the audience sees the backstage and all the activities that go on. The first scene shows a raging party where there is loud music, illegal drugs, and lots of alcohol. Although most of the characters are shown at the party they are not introduced until later in the movie. The movie encompasses many characters and their stories, including how they are connected to each other and the restaurant. The characters work at Shenanigans where Dan, the boss, is trying to start a relationship with Naomi who is the 17 year old Hostess. Meanwhile, Monty the resident womanizer has been assigned to Mitch the new…show more content…
This basically means that any type of behavior that might be disruptive to the ‘normal’ routine of a work place is considered as CWB. CWB can be something as small as stealing a pen to something larger like physical altercation. “Robinson and Bennet (1995) broke counterproductive work behavior into two separate aspects: deviance directed toward the organization, and deviance directed toward other individuals” (Landy & Conte, 2010). The movie addresses both parts of CWB, although in this movie one of the parts leads to the other part; they are linked. The audience is boldly shown how the employees of Shenanigans show deviance towards other individuals through their sexual misconducts, for example their Genital Flashing game. However, the other part of CWB is portrayed as a result of their deviance to individuals. In other words, through their deviance to other individuals, the employees are showing deviance to the organization. The text further narrows down the common three CWB into Dishonesty, Absenteeism, and Sabotage. According to the text Dishonesty is defined as “Employee theft of goods and theft of time (arriving late, leaving early, taking unnecessary sick days) or dishonest communication with customers, co-workers, or management” (Landy & Conte, 2010). The movie portrays the theft of goods when Theodore (T-dog) and Nicholas
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