Ivey Publishing
Domestic Violence in the NFL: Time for Real Change?
Product Number:
9B15C019
Publication Date:
10/09/2015
Revised Date:
10/09/2015
Length:
10 pages (6 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case (Library)
Source:
Ivey
This case describes the challenges faced by Jerry Richardson, the owner of the Carolina Panthers National Football League (NFL) team, following the arrest of one of the team’s star players on domestic violence charges in 2014. Domestic violence suddenly was a major issue in the NFL after a video became public depicting domestic violence by another famous NFL player. Richardson needs to decide how to deal with the Panther's star player. His considerations include competing stakeholder interests, financial and performance consequences for the team, as well as consequences for his own legacy. The case allows for discussion of challenging trade-offs between financial performance and tackling necessary but difficult change.
Learning Objective:
  • Understand the difficulty of leading change with stakeholders, who have conflicting interests and varying degrees of power and influence.
  • Quantify the financial implications of risks associated with having a toxic culture.
  • Create and prioritize decision criteria and construct an implementable action plan that is capable of generating effective and lasting change.
Issues:
Disciplines:
Organizational Behaviour/Leadership
Industries:
Arts, Entertainment, Sports and Recreation
Setting:
United States, Large, 2014
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Digital Download
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