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published: 01 Jan 1987

  • Topic: Leadership & Organisations
  • Region: Europe

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Abstract:
This sequential case (in three parts) describes the difficulties in handling a problem employee. After being told that his career has reached a plateau, the individual in question engages in unnatural behaviour. His boss and the personnel department try to find a solution.

Pedagogical Objectives:
To explore how to tackle organisational stress, performance appraisal and the problem employeeTo identify personality types (passive/aggressive)

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published: 01 Jan 1987

  • Topic: Leadership & Organisations
  • Region: Europe

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Abstract:
This sequential case (in three parts) describes the difficulties in handling a problem employee. After being told that his career has reached a plateau, the individual in question engages in unnatural behaviour. His boss and the personnel department try to find a solution.

Pedagogical Objectives:
To explore how to tackle organisational stress, performance appraisal and the problem employeeTo identify personality types (passive/aggressive)

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published: 01 Jan 1987

  • Topic: Leadership & Organisations

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Abstract:
Describes the activities of the corporate raider, T. Boone Pickens, in the oil industry.

Pedagogical Objectives:
To examine the industry culture and societal culture with an interpretive approach.

published: 01 Jan 1987

  • Topic: Leadership & Organisations
  • Industry: Retail
  • Region: Europe

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Abstract:
Describes the conflict among a group of executives after a new president takes over. The executive committee is unable to function because of fights between the executives. Unresolved problems with the retired president and certain family dynamics seem to cause the problems. A consultant is asked to unravel the prevailing organisational dynamics.

Pedagogical Objectives:
To identify how partially conscious organisational dynamics can play havoc with an organisation To explore leadership style, personality and family relationships

Keywords:
Wicfe, Fair Process, Communication, Psychology, Gender

published: 01 Jan 1987

  • Topic: Leadership & Organisations
  • Industry: Insurance; Banking
  • Region: Europe

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Abstract:
Deals with the strategic turnaround of one of the largest insurance companies in Denmark. It describes how, after a severe crisis, a new leader comes on board and, with the help of a selected management team, instigates a new management philosophy and changes the almost bankrupt company into a multibusiness, multinational financial service group.

Pedagogical Objectives:
To highlight the role of leadership in crisis situations.

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published: 01 Jan 1987

  • Topic: Leadership & Organisations
  • Industry: Insurance; Banking
  • Region: Europe
published: 01 Jan 1983

  • Topic: Leadership & Organisations
  • Region: North America

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Abstract:
Pierre Dux has been passed over for a series of promotions. His success in sponsoring and promoting an organisational innovation is described.

Pedagogical Objectives:
To consider the impact of organisational innovation on the career of sponsors of the innovation; to highlight key elements in the conception and implementation of an organisational innovation.

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