OB_Case6 - ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR Case 0 6: The Team that...

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ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR Case 06: The Team that Wasn’t In a case written by Suzy Wetlaufer in which Eric Holt, who is overseeing reconstruction and improvement to FireArt, runs into unexpected struggles between experienced leaders who Mr. Holt has carelessly placed on teams that were designed to ease the reconstructive transition. Randy Louderback, Fire Art‟s charismatic director of sales and marketing is no “spring chicken” in the company and is the best and most valuable sales associate at the company but is resistant to teamwork. Eric‟s experience in New York as a consultant is misleading and his management style is incomplete. For the team to survive as well as the company, Eric needs to change the structure and his approach. FireArt is a proven, successful private company which specializes in glass novelties. The customers of their high end products include Midwestern football teams amongst many others. FireArt is being challenged to extinction by larger corporations who now have the ability to enter
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course IMBA 101 taught by Professor Trott during the Spring '11 term at National Cheng Kung University.

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