MBA 633 Case 6

MBA 633 Case 6 - 633 Case 6 Description According to the...

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633 Case 6 Description According to the information provided in this case, Bob Scanlan is an excellent employee and supervisor. He embodies many of the positive leadership characteristics that have been discussed in this course. After several years of success working for Beverly Sadowsky, Bob gets a new supervisor named George Fishman. George demands perfection, criticizes the smallest details, and appears to be an extreme micromanager. Diagnosis Micromanagement and the pursuit of perfection from imperfect people will kill talent, halt initiative and put morale in a nosedive. Stated more tactfully and generically, I would say that George’s leadership or management style and Bob’s followership style are conflicting. Bob appreciated the delegation that Beverly gave him in the past, and he does not appreciate or agree with the controlling mannerisms displayed by George. Application of Theory Two main theories of organizational behavior can be applied to this case: control theory and reinforcement theory. While not labeled specifically as a theory in the text for this course, the use of control is so heavily
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