Ivey Publishing
Building Products International - A Crisis Management Strategy (C)
Product Number:
9A99C003
Publication Date:
03/31/1999
Revised Date:
01/14/2010
Length:
6 pages (4 pages of text)
Product Type:
Supplement
Source:
Ivey
The decision-maker responsible for evacuating company managers and their families from a crisis situation now faces a political hot-potato due to second-guessing from superiors, peers and subordinates as a result of decisions he made during the evacuation. The employees who were scheduled for evacuation had dispersed and had unilaterally planned their exit itineraries, resulting in the company incurring a $75,000 bill to facilitate the evacuation of a group of employees from another company. Despite the organizational and logistical challenges, all expatriates and their families were safely evacuated. The teaching objectives of this supplement to the A (9A99C001) and B (9A99C002) cases are to expose students to the politics during the post-crisis review of decisions made during those stressful and ambiguous times.
Issues:
Disciplines:
Organizational Behaviour/Leadership,  International
Industries:
Manufacturing
Setting:
Indonesia, Large, 1998
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$3.15 CAD / $3.10 USD Printed Copy
$2.65 CAD / $2.62 USD Permissions
$2.65 CAD / $2.62 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Use With: 9A99C001 (15 pages)
Supplements: 9A99C002 (7 pages)
Translations: Simplified Chinese (12 pages)
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