The film “The Devil Wears Prada” (2006) is based on the eponymous book, which was written by Lauren Weisberger and was published in April 2003. The film is directed by David Frankel and adapted by Aline Brosh McKenna .
The film is a dramatic comedy without restrictions, pleasing to all types of audience and especially aimed at those who have an interest in the world of fashion. “The Devil Wears Prada” was nominated, according to IMDB, for 2 Oscars, best costumes and best actress for Meryl Streep; Won eight awards, including the Golden Globe (2007) and the National Society of Film Critics Awards (2007), both for the performance of actress Meryl Streep. The film still had 25 more nominations for prizes.
Anne Hathaway plays Andrea Sachs, a recent graduate student in journalism. Appointed by Elias-Clarke’s Human Resources department to work for Runway magazine, Andrea ended up not getting a position in which she could exercise her journalistic skills and went on to be the second assistant to Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), chief editor of the American version of Runway, however Andy (as Andrea is called by her friends) did not conform to the standards imposed by the fashion dictatorship and followed by her co-workers. Because she believed that working in that organization could open many doors in the professional world, Andrea gradually modified her priorities (from personal life to work life) and her personality, which affected her relationship with her boyfriend, Nate (Adrian Grenier) And with your friends.
In the course of the plot, the stylist Nigel (Stanley Tucci) helped Andy to stand out in his position, giving him advice on how to dress, and to follow up all his growth in the organization. By the time Andrea was performing well at the company, she faced a questioning that could hurt her professional life. This doubt led to the girl betraying her principles and accepting the place that should belong to Emily (Emily Blunt), her co-worker, at a fashion event held in Paris. Then, at the height of her career on the Runway, Andrea has to choose the paths that will guide her from now on, which are to follow her old desires or become a cold and lonely woman, like Miranda.
The film draws attention to some aspects present in organizations, such as the leader-led relationship, quality of life of employees, interest games and professional and affective relationships. In the leader-led relationship we have editor-in-chief, Miranda Priestly, exploring her subordinates, demanding that they perform tasks that do not fit their job, such as performing services for their family members, Of their work, abdicating their personal life, with the risk of being fired if they do not perform the activities demanded by Miranda.
The quality of life of the employees was not very good due to the continuous stress caused by the demands of Miranda and the time required by her to carry out her duties. This aspect becomes clear when analyzing the life of Andrea, because she has her personal life left in the background, besides not earning a very good salary. Regarding the game of interests, one can notice two situations: first when Andrea decides to accept Miranda’s invitation to go to Paris instead of Emily; And then Miranda despises Nigel when she puts Jacquelline Follet (Sthephanie Szostak) in a position he longs for, thus not losing her position as chief editor for Jacquelline.
The professional relationships within the organization are mainly formal, however, on some occasions, informality is present among its members. However, because of the competitiveness to have a more important occupation in the company, as well as to the aforementioned game of interests, affective relations are, for the most part, forgotten. This can be found in Andy and Emily’s relationship, for example. Andrea, for not wanting to damage her professional life, ends up making a decision that prevents the realization of an Emily dream. Outside the organization, the personal life of an employee is impaired, due to his lack of time to devote himself to his work, revealing himself mainly in the character Andrea, whose relationship with his friends and his boyfriend is greatly weakened.

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