Topics: Case study, Scientific method, Problem solving Pages: 3 (736 words) Published: November 22, 2008
17790. BOB KNOWLTON CASE STUDY. This paper presents an analysis and a solution to a case study on Bob Knowlton at Simmons Laboratories. The case concerns problems in team management, team leadership, and intragroup conflict in the photon work team led by Knowlton. The case analysis includes problem identification, problem analysis (taking into account the contributory roles and actions of team leader Knowlton, laboratory head Jerrold and the brilliant but disruptive scientist, Fester), discussion of potential alternatives, and recommendations. KEYWORDS: case studies bob knowlton simmons lab team effectiveness leadership intragroup conflict team interaction style case solution. APA Style. 7 pages, 17 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources. 2,231 words. |17761. BOB KNOWLTON AT SIMMONS LABS CASE STUDY. This paper provides an analysis and a solution to a case study | |$42 | |which concerns group dynamics, interpersonal relations and conflict within teams, team and organizational | |Top of | |leadership, and organizational communication at a scientific lab. Dr. Jerrold hires a brilliant scientist, | |Form | |Fester, and places him in Bob Knowlton’s work group. The case analysis discusses Knowlton’s attributions | |[pic][pic]| |concerning Fester, Dr. Jerrold and the group as a whole and identifies the central norms of the research group.| |[pic][pic]| |Jerrold’s leadership style is described and considered in the context of Bob’s need for guidance. The analysis | |[pic][pic]| |also considers Knowlton’s leadership style and its strengths and weaknesses. KEYWORDS: business case studies | |[pic][pic]| |teams group dynamics group cohesion leadership conflict in work groups human resources management term paper | |Bottom of | |case solution. 6p., 0f., 0b. 1,319 | |Form |

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