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Case Study Choosing a New Director of Research (from Leadership: Theory and Practice by Peter G. Northouse) Sandra Coke is a vice president for research and development at Great Lakes Foods (GLF), a large snack food company that has approximately 1,000 employees. As a result of a recent reorganization, Sandra must choose the new director of research. The director will report directly to Sandra and will be responsible for developing and testing new products. The research division of GLF employs about 200 people. The choice of directors is important because Ms. Coke is receiving pressure from the President and the board of GLF to improve the company’s overall growth and productivity. Sandra has identified three candidates for the position. Each candidate is at the same managerial level. She is having difficulty choosing one of them because each of them has very strong credentials. Alexa Smith is a longtime employee of GLF who started part-time in the mailroom while in high school and after
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course STOC 1102 taught by Professor Weiss during the Fall '10 term at Temple.

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