Supplement | HBS Case Collection | November 1993 (Revised March 1994)

Erik Peterson (E)

by John J. Gabarro


Presents the final outcome of the events. The William Jurgens case presents a description from the corporation president's point of view of the series of events (as reported in the Erik Peterson (A), (B), (C), and (D) cases). The Jurgens case can be assigned with Erik Peterson (E) to give a broader perspective on Olafson's behavior and problems. This case can be handed out during class discussion of the (D) case. A redisguised version of an earlier case.

Keywords: Leadership; Business or Company Management; Product Launch; Outcome or Result; Problems and Challenges; Behavior; Perspective;


Gabarro, John J. "Erik Peterson (E)." Harvard Business School Supplement 494-009, November 1993. (Revised March 1994.)