The New Vice President

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|GM 591- Leadership and Organizational Behavior |
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ANALYTICAL APPROACH I. What are the Facts in the Case?

Jennifer Treeholm is appointed interim Vice President of Academic Affairs due to current hiring freeze and the previous Vice President of Academic Affairs resigned. In the beginning her co-workers thought she was the perfect candidate to fill the position because “an extremely popular person on campus and had 10 years of experience in the role of associate vice president” (p. W-121). Jennifer was very resourceful and dedicated to the school. Jennifer celebrated her new interim position with her friends at the watering hole. She was proud of her accomplishment, especially since many women do not hold high positions on campus. Jennifer worked her way from the bottom as a teacher to her current position. She was known to go out of her way to help anyone who needed her support.

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