Case Study

Luis da Silva: Reaching the limit?

2 pages
December 2011
Reference: IMD-4-0332

While he is completing his EMBA, Luis da Silva is offered a promotion at the large military components company where he has proven himself as a successful commercial director. Though respected by his superiors for achieving results, he has the reputation of being a tough and intimidating manager. As he transitions to his new role, Luis receives feedback that his leadership style and his tendency to express anger may not be the best approach.

Learning Objective

The learning objective is to analyse Luis da Silva’s leadership style and how it impacts his team, his peers, his boss and his organization.

Leadership Style, Authority, Defense
Europe, Germany
Generalized Experience
© 2011
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