Case | HBS Case Collection | September 2009

Peter Schultz at The Scripps Research Institute

by H. Kent Bowen, Alison Berkley Wagonfeld and Courtney Purrington

Abstract

Peter Schultz, Professor of Chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute, managed an extremely productive lab. This case examines how Schultz recruited, motivated and inspired the students and scientists that worked with him.

Keywords: Higher Education; Factories, Labs, and Plants; Research and Development; Recruitment; Selection and Staffing; Management Style; Motivation and Incentives; Leadership Style;

Citation:

Bowen, H. Kent, Alison Berkley Wagonfeld, and Courtney Purrington. "Peter Schultz at The Scripps Research Institute." Harvard Business School Case 910-408, September 2009.