Busy Executive (C)

Published 29 Nov 2007
Reference 5480
Industry Oil & Energy
Region Other Regions
Length 1 page(s)
Language English

A senior executive of a large oil and gas company strives to improve his leadership effectiveness and efficiency by applying a "scientific approach" learned on an executive development programme. But his well-thought through plan comes into harsh contact with organizational reality.

Teaching objectives

The case provides specific material for discussing the roles of an executive in a modern organization, and effective and ineffective ways of allocating and using executive time. It allows students to step into the shoes of an executive, plan his working week and make some critical decisions.

  • RD1107
  • AR2007
  • AR0708
  • Corporate Governance
  • Board Process and Remuneration at the Top