Case | HBS Case Collection | November 1993 (Revised October 1995)

Erik Peterson (A)

by John J. Gabarro

Abstract

Describes the problems facing a recent MBA graduate in his job as general manager of a mobile cellular company owned by a parent corporation. Raises issues of corporate divisional relationships and the difficulties facing an inexperienced manager who seems to be receiving little support. A redisguised version of an earlier case.

Keywords: Business Subsidiaries; Managerial Roles; Organizational Design; Problems and Challenges; Relationships; Mobile Technology;

Citation:

Gabarro, John J. "Erik Peterson (A)." Harvard Business School Case 494-005, November 1993. (Revised October 1995.)