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    “Erin Brockovich” – Movie Overview By Eryn Pilla, Hamilton Onyeukwu & Jennifer Poff The movie “Erin Brockovich” starring Julia Roberts is loosely based on a true story. In the movie, Roberts plays a sassy single mom who is down on her luck and struggling to provide for her three children. She was involved in a car accident and sued the driver of the other car- a wealthy doctor who she felt deserved the blame for the accident. The lawsuit was spearheaded by her lawyer, Ed Masry who eventually

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    Erin Brockovich Leadership Review MSA 601 Organizational Dynamics and Human Behavior Submitted by: Tabitha McDaniel Project Instructor: Kenneth Lynch November 11, 2014 Erin Brockovich “Leadership always comes down to a question of character.” - Management expert Warren Bennis (Judge,1999) Being a good leader is done by making the correct choices and inspiring people to complete their tasks and work together as a

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    Erin Brockovich is a film from 2000. It is a dramatized version of the life of Erin Brockovich (played by Julia Roberts). Erin is an unemployed single mother of three children desperately in search of a job. In the first scene of the movie she gets into a car accident and gets sued by the doctor responsible for the circumstance. Erin’s lawyer, Edward Masry, is certain he would win the case, but Erin’s unethical behaviour and quick-to-anger personality loses her the case. After the incident in the

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    Erin Brockovich was written by Susannah Grant and directed by Steven Soderbergh. The movie was originally released on March 17, 2000. It stars Julia Roberts as the main character, Erin Brockovich. The movie won one oscar and many other awards. It tells the story of how a single woman can make history (“Erin Brockovich” np). Erin Brockovich is a single mother of 3 who is struggling for work after a car accident left her unemployed. She turns to a law firm in hopes of suing the individual who had

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    Steven Soderbergh’s “Erin Brockovich” is an autobiography of Brockovich and her involvement in the largest monetary direct-case action lawsuit within the United States. Despite a lack of formal education and law experience, Brockovich proves to be the key element to winning a plaintiff case against multi-billion-dollar industry, Pacific Gas and Energy Company (PG&E). Often, law is recognized as a tool that ultimately provides justice; however, it also holds the power to silence others. In this

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    The movie I chose to watch is Erin Brockovich. It stars Julia Roberts and she is a struggling single mother just trying to make ends meet. The 2000 drama, directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Susannah Grant, got a rating of 7.3 on IMBd.com. In the beginning of the film, Erin is in a car accident with a doctor and needs an attorney. Her attorney’s name is Ed Masry. He is an old man who did not properly prepare Erin for court the way he should have. He told Erin that they would win the case

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    Erin Brockovich was a poor, jobless, single mother with three children. In the beginning of the movie, her car was hit by a surgeon. When she goes to court, the surgeon’s lawyer accuses her lying and trying to steal money from the wealthy doctor. The lawyer uses Erin’s status as a poor, single, twice-divorced mother in order to make the jury believe that she is lying. Furthermore, the surgeon’s lawyer talks down to her because she is a woman and dresses in tight, skimpy clothing. The overarching

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    Erin Brockovich, a biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh and Susannah Graham, tells the story of a twice-divorced unemployed mother of three who fought to win a lawsuit against a giant utility corporation. Erin Brockovich, played by Julia Roberts, consults lawyer Ed Masry after suffering injuries from an automobile accident through no fault of her own. She is ensured to walk away from her case with a large settlement, yet Mr. Masry lets her down drastically when he ends up losing the

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    Issues Raised In The Film Throughout the film, Erin Brockovich, there had been numerous matters and business practises raised in the film regarding the work of PG&E and Erin’s behaviour, etc. Most of these are seen through the perspective of Erin herself. • Ethical Issues • Professionalism • Teamwork and Conflict • Lack of Proper Management  General Management  Public Relations Management  Financial Management  Crisis Management Ethical Issues There are three main examples of PG&E’s unethical

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    The movie, Erin Brockovich, is based on a true story revolves around a file clerk named, Erin Brockovich, who represented the community of Hinkley against the electric corporation Pacific Gas and Electric Company, PG&E. PG&E faced disputes of ethical dilemmas and groundwater contamination lawsuits after Erin uncovered and exposed its unethical business practices. PG&E operated a compressor plant in Hinkley and hexavalent chromium, which could cause severe medical issues, was used to cool down the

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