Ineffective leadership and wrong use of power and influence tactics have been a major factor of team failure. In this team case discussion, please use the concepts of leadership, power, and politics from this session to analyze the case. Please follow the instruction as follows:
- Read the case “MediSys Corp.: The IntensCare Product Development Team”
- answer to the following questions:
- Who holds what leadership responsibilities in the team? What are the major issues with the team leadership in this team?
- What power sources does each team member in the team have?
- How did O’Brien try to influence the team to meet his objectives? What other ways did each team member exert their influence?