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Case
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Reference no. 9-411-031
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 2010
Version: 8 June 2016
Revision date: 27-Jul-2016
Length: 13 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

This case describes the problems facing a recent MBA graduate in his job as general manager of a medical device company owned by a parent corporation. It raises issues of corporate divisional relationships and the difficulties facing an inexperienced manager who seems to be receiving little support. This case is a redisguised and updated version of earlier case 494-005, reflecting the challenges of managing in innovation-/R&D-driven industries and across multiple international sites.
Location:
Size:
> 1 billion
Other setting(s):
2010

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Abstract

This case describes the problems facing a recent MBA graduate in his job as general manager of a medical device company owned by a parent corporation. It raises issues of corporate divisional relationships and the difficulties facing an inexperienced manager who seems to be receiving little support. This case is a redisguised and updated version of earlier case 494-005, reflecting the challenges of managing in innovation-/R&D-driven industries and across multiple international sites.

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Location:
Size:
> 1 billion
Other setting(s):
2010

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