Work and Society

Film Analysis
Review the film below and discuss how key concepts from our readings apply. Be sure to include illustrations from the film to support your points.
The Devil Wears Prada (2006). Starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway

Key Concepts:
Describe the organizational culture and pecking order of the central characters jobs.
To what degree do the central characters work in a profession versus performing professionally?
How is the concept of the organization man depicted in the film?
Where are evidences of alienation, emotional labor and meaningful work exhibited?
Describe how the work ethic of fear and PWE/intrinsic motivation are present.
How are the four values that shape our choice of work depicted and what tradeoffs have the central characters chosen?

Format: double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font. Use subheadings to clearly label the concepts detailed above so that I know you are addressing the required elements. Write in prose, that is, in paragraph format rather than bulleted statements.