Ivey Publishing
Sophia Tannis: The European Transfer
Product Number:
9B13C027
Publication Date:
07/31/2013
Revised Date:
07/31/2013
Length:
9 pages (9 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case (Field)
Source:
Ivey
A multinational company’s first senior female leader is assigned to the European headquarters. The assignment is a professional coup, and she is primed to meet the challenge. However, her new colleagues’ predominant view is that she is a non-European woman who represents the corporate head office. She has the opportunity to fly high or fail.
Learning Objective:
This case is suitable for use in undergraduate, MBA and EMBA courses involving organizational behaviour, leadership and careers. The specific objectives of the case are three-fold: to discuss the challenges of career and leadership transitions, gender and cultural issues in leadership, and building effective relationships and trust in charged environments.
Issues:
Disciplines:
Organizational Behaviour/Leadership,  International
Industries:
Manufacturing
Setting:
Switzerland, Large, 2002
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$4.25 CAD / $4.25 USD Printed Copy
$3.75 CAD / $3.75 USD Permissions
$3.75 CAD / $3.75 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Use With: 7B13C027 (13 min)
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