- Read the Blake Sports Apparel and Switch Active wear: Bringing the Executive Team Together case again.
- Write a paper that addresses all of the following:
- Executive Summary: Briefly summarize key points of the paper:
- What is the problem or issue?
- What are the possible causes of the issue or problem?
- What solutions do you recommend?
- Problem and Analysis from Part 1 of this assignment: Implement any feedback that you received from your instructor.
- Recommendations: Acting as a leadership consultant to Cameron Barker (and applying principles and practices from this course), what recommendations would you make to improve teamwork and resolve conflicts more effectively? Use the questions below to guide you:
- What can Barker do to increase trust and improve communication?
- How can Barker incentivize the teams to improve alignment and meet their collective goals?
- What can be done to make team meetings more effective?
Should Barker change the teams either in terms of team leadership and members and/or or overall structure? Explain.
- What, if anything, does Barker need to change about his own leadership style and his behaviors in order to make his Executive Team more effective?
- What additional actions should Barker take to improve team dynamics and performance and ensure that both Blake Sports Apparel and Switch Active wear improve collaboration and thrive in their market segment?