After two years of impressive financial results, Ritter again appointed a new COO, Dick Donahue. Knight and Nike are ready for a new COO? How does Donahue Woodell differ? Will his personality, style, and fit with the agenda has created the new Nike knight? Also describes how the matrix organization has not changed more than two years.

After two years of impressive financial results, Ritter again appointed a new COO, Dick Donahue. Knight and Nike are ready for a new COO? How does Donahue Woodell differ? Will his personality, style, and fit with the agenda has created the new Nike knight? Also describes how the matrix organization has not changed more than two years.
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Christopher A. Bartlett,
Robert W. Lightfoot
Source: Harvard Business School
3 pages.
Release date: 06 May in 1992. Prod #: 392107-PDF-ENG
Nike in Transition (C): A Second COO HBR case solution