Case Study on Leadership: Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
As you watch the film, take good notes, observe, reflect and be prepared to answer the
following questions as they relate to the events and characters of the film and the theories and
practices of servant leadership we have learned so far. You will write a 6-8 page thoughtful,
academic case study style reflective paper based on the following criteria.
Marks will be given based on the completed questions that include thoughtful answers and
using critical thinking skills in response to the questions. Be sure to interact with course
material to date and what you observed from the movie. This is important. Be specific and give
specific examples to support your positions. Use at least 8 in-text citations from at least 3
different sources (minimum 3 from our textbooks—Blanchard, K., & Hodges, P., Hendry, P. (2016). Lead like Jesus: Lessons from the greatest leadership role model of all time. Revisited. New York, NY: MJF Books. minimum 3 from the film, minimum 2 from other academic sources).
Title Page: 1 page
Main Body: 3 Parts; 4-7 pages
Part 1. Leadership styles of the two primary characters: Mr. Walt Disney & Ms. P.L. Travers.
1. Was Walt Disney (played by actor Tom Hanks) a servant leader? Why or why not? Give
at least 2 specific examples to support your position.
2. How would you describe Mrs. Travers and her leadership style? Give 2 specific
Part 2: Leadership styles of the Supporting Characters (1-2 pages)
1. Pick one (1) of the following supporting characters to profile:
a. Ralph (the driver)
b. Robert and Richard Sherman (the musician brothers)
c. Don DeGradi (the scriptwriter)
d. Dolly (the writers’ & musicians’ secretary)
e. Tommy (Walt’s secretary)
2. Answer the following questions about them:
a. What 2 servant leadership characteristics did you observe in this person?
i. Please explain why you think that. Give an example that demonstrates
this leadership characteristic.
b. How did they overcome a challenge they faced by using their servant leadership
Part 3: Forgiveness & Servant Leadership (1-2 pages)
1. What did you learn about forgiveness from this movie? Give two examples.
2. Why is forgiveness an important quality in a servant leader?
Reference Page: 1 page
Using APA Style (6th Edition) for paper formatting and references, pay attention to the
Ø 12pt font, Times New Roman, double spaced, 1-inch margins
Ø include page numbers, references and title page
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