Case Study : Leadership Analysis
(Case Study: live case study framed in best of the sequence analyzed after the personal interview of the entrepreneur with sequence of structured open ended questionnaire identifying the leadership style and conflict management) Big Hit Turning into Disaster Q- Basin Technology task oriented firm that develops the Virtual Solutions for Microsoft, as channel partners. The firm Is being managed through Its CEO John, Project Manager “Derrick” and programmer “James”.
Derrick manages all business development projects and James works under him. Microsoft alms for development of ‘banking software solutions’ and gives project to Q-Basal veils a vie Derrick manages the show and coordinates with Marketing head of Microsoft Lucy for demo, Lucy appreciates Derrick work and agrees for online virtual demonstration to other vertical business heads of Microsoft before the launch of the product. The virtual demo was scheduled to be presented after a week.
Derrick and James both worked hard and hoped an excellent business offer after the successful presentation, but Just two days before the final demo James asked for leave to attend some family business and the leave for the same was sanctioned by CEO John without any prior knowledge of Derrick, and when Derrick came to know about James leaving his desk he called on John and asked about James his replacement as James was managing the technical show.
Since only a couple of days were left for final presentation and in the meantime any changes whatsoever was thought to be fatal James was contacted upon which he informed Derrick that he would be back on the day of the demo. On the final day of demo James arrived an hour before the demo and demo started at scheduled time but due to lack of proper coordination and practice suffered technical failure and virtual demo turned out to be a disaster instead of a big hit. Lucy and other business heads of Microsoft though appreciated the concept but were not happy about the outcome of the demo.
Derrick was held responsible for the poor show as he was heading the project.
Another opportunity was, however, revived for representation but without Derrick heading the team James headed the team. As a result, on the pretext of lacking the elements of professional coordination Derrick was fired without any reason from James and his dream project thus came to an end. His conceptual programming & efforts were though appreciated and on the basis of that the Firm subsequently got the work but the credit was given tosses as he was now a new Project Leader of Q-basal.
Question:: If the LAP score of derrick Is 45 what Is the preferred leadership? Leadership fall Into according to contingency model? Explain with reasoning? According to the style approach, how would you Describe John leadership? Analyze the conflict between derrick & James any suggestions for better way of resolution? What kind of the bargaining Is demonstrated by Julie? Explain with reasoning Case Study : Leadership Analysis By deeply peace Microsoft, as channel partners. The firm is being managed through its CEO John, development projects and James works under him.
Microsoft aims for development f ‘banking software solutions’ and gives project to Q-Basin visa a vie Derrick manages technical failure and virtual demo turned out to be a disaster instead off big hit. Provided for representation but without Derrick heading the team . James headed the basis of that the Firm subsequently got the work but the credit was given to James as he was now a new Project Leader of Q-basin. If the LAP score of derrick is 45 what is the preferred leadership? Leadership fall into bargaining is demonstrated by Julie? Explain with reasoning