Class Number: MGMT 639
Section Number: 603
Assignment: 12 Angry Men movie.
1. Select five different members of the jury. What arguments or strategies do each of the characters use to try to convince others that they are right?
Juror# 8: The architect is a very patient and gentle man with a high conscience of what is right and wrong. He feels a high responsibility on how his bad judgment could send an innocent man to die. Therefore he is showing to the rest of the jury his feeling about it and at the same time is asking question to every juror in order to let them for themselves analyzed in details the evidence and why are they saying the young man is guilty without living space to a reasonable doubt. His strategy was asking questions and leasing carefully what others have to say.
Juror# 3: A business man and distraught father. During all the movie he shows a strong and bitter character. From the beginning he was arguing how simply was the case and saying that all the proof indicate he was guilty, It so obvious he said, with logical thinking. He was most of the time yielding to make his position leasing and accepted by the others. At the end we will know that his problems with his son are conducting his emotion against the young of the case.
Juror#10: This juror is a garage owner, like the juror #3 was a bitter man. He makes comments like “you know how these people lie! It's born in them! , he is a racist man, looks like he have had bad experience with immigrant workers in his garage, therefore, for him all immigrant people are drunk and don’t care about the rest, saying that they don’t have good feelings and kill people like something natural.
Juror# 9: The old man, the first one to support juror # 8 in recognition to his brave and honorable attitude. Later on the movie through an analytical explanation,...