This disguised case focuses on a newly-appointed business unit leader who has inherited a rapidly growing business and an executive team that was recruited by his predecessor. The protagonist, Tony Banet, has immediate concerns about whether the team has the talent it needs to meet the challenges of driving growth amid intensifying competition. He is less than confident that key members of the team are up to the task, and he has related concerns about whether the organization is structured in the best possible way.
To understand the issues facing a newly-appointed executive in inheriting, assessing, restructuring, aligning and motivating a senior executive team. To explore the impact of organizational structure on team performance and group dynamics.
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