Teaching a new dog Old Tricks Wolfgang Heller Case Study Analysis Melony Isaac MBA620 Organizational Behavior & Leadership Professor Laurie Rosner, Executive in Residence MBA Program 01/19/2015
“I submit this paper is entirely my own work and agree it may be submitted to Turnitin for the purpose of checking for plagiarism and further it may be maintained on the Turnitin database to check for future plagiarism.” Introduction One of the key parts to being a valuable leader is learning how to work within the culture of an organization. In the case of Wolfgang Keller, Keller had to learn how to tailor his style of management and leadership to the company he was working with as well as the staff he needed to lead. Face with tough personnel decisions it was crucial for him to not only understand his style and how it influenced (or did not influence) others to do their best work, but he also had to acclimate to the culture of the organization and the county he was working in. Issue Keller has the potential to be a great leader; this is evidenced by his drive and people skills. He is a charismatic and powerful leader. However his lack of experience running a multinational company caused him difficulty in dealing with one of his directors with a different management style. Not only was Dmitri Brodsky older and more experienced in the industry climate, but he also had a style in direct conflict with Keller. While Keller was very hands on and direct, Brodsky preferred to use a more distant managing approach that relied heavily on delegation.[ CITATION Gab08 \l 1033 ] Key Facts Konigsbrau – TAK A. E., is a Ukranian subsidiary of a Munich based Konigsbrau A.G., known as one of the
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