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(Revised from original 1974 version)
Robert F. Kennedy High School
Presents the problem facing a newly appointed high school principal. Raises issues about interpersonal and group behavior including lack of open conflict resolution and the need to intervene in an interpersonal conflict. Also raises the issue of intergroup conflict between headmasters and department chairmen, as well as value questions concerning the need for discipline and innovation. Discusses several structural questions concerning the existing "house system" organization.
Keywords: Interpersonal Communication;
Employee Relationship Management;
Gabarro, John J. "Robert F. Kennedy High School." Harvard Business School Case 474-183, June 1983. (Revised from original April 1974 version.)