Add your rating See all 2 kid reviews. Inas the story goes, a Chechen rebel takes over part of the country, gains access to nuclear weapons and submarines, and makes threats that even hardened submarine captain Frank Ramsey Gene Hackman believes he'll back up with fire power.
It tells the tale of the American nuclear submarine, USS Alabama, that has lost contact with military high-command, and the crew are torn as to how they should respond to a situation that MIGHT be developing on the surface. Should the submarine launch nuclear weapons, as the standing-orders indicate they must ; or should they desist from such an action because the last message the submarine received was incomplete and ambiguous?
Both stances mark radically different ways to proceed and either might lead to severe consequences in the wider world. Although the crew of the USS Alabama are not in an everyday situation, they dramatically illustrate the clash of leadership and processes of decision-making that can be passionately debated in ordinary families and communities.
For groups, complete truth is rarely the monopoly of one person even the leader and fragments of the jigsaw of truth often emerge from various sources — the rule book, intuitions, history and personal experience — and the task of good leadership is to try to allow the right decisions to emerge from that crucible of debate.
The General Congregation is in a such a phase of exploration and debate: Suggested ways forward can clash with other possible ways forward and the GC leadership has to plot a collective course through the conflicting needs and demands that arise.
There was a structural clarity of the early processes of the GC, but the pilgrim road is now less clearly discernible. It is as though the strong lights of sun and moon are gone temporarily from the sky and we find our way forward, more gingerly, by starlight. This lull should not be surprising.
The Spirit is trying to interact with the minds, hearts, senses, passions, fears and aspirations of every human being on the planet, so it should not come as a shock that the flawed delegates of the GC are experiencing that interaction in various different ways. The opinions expressed in this article are the author's own and do not reflect the official view of the General Congregation or the Society of Jesus.Watch Crimson Tide Full Movie Online Free | Movies, The movie tells the story of two leaders with different philosophies about battle and leadership wage war with each other right when Russian rebels have taken over over a nuclear missile site and are fueling them for a possible strike against the USA.
Crimson Tide film exhibits a theme of leadership case, is based on nuclear ballistic submarine order aimed to hit against Russia. The attack is aimed to silence threat of launching nuclear missiles which Russia is in possession.
The Oscar-winning Chinatown scribe’s work on Crimson Tide included the scene in the officers' mess where Hackman and Washington reveal their different THE MOVIE TITLE IS A UNIVERSITY OF. Teaching organizational leadership through film.
Link/Page Citation Abstract have chosen are Remember the Titans, Drum Line, Ladder 49, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Shawshank Redemption, and Crimson Tide.
They are encouraged to watch the movie as often as needed, either solo or with other classmates, friends and/or family members. Crimson Tide is a film about a clash of wills between the new executive officer of a U.S.
nuclear missile submarine and its seasoned commanding officer, arising from conflicting interpretations of an order to launch their missiles. Enjoyable somewhat, "Crimson Tide" is a classic men's film combined with a beer and shouting at the screen, but it sometimes fails at times as I found myself just getting angry at the over the top.