A middle manager is to make the point with his boss to discuss their request that he head a task force to determine how overhead can be reduced by 20%. He must decide what to address in this session and how the Task Force launched and should be done. The emphasis is on team leadership to a team of four stages in the life cycle: 1) preparation, 2) initial interview, 3) mid course guidance, and 4) subsequent performance debriefing. A rewritten version of an earlier case.

A middle manager is to make the point with his boss to discuss their request that he head a task force to determine how overhead can be reduced by 20%. He must decide what to address in this session and how the Task Force launched and should be done. The emphasis is on team leadership to a team of four stages in the life cycle: 1) preparation, 2) initial interview, 3) mid course guidance, and 4) subsequent performance debriefing. A rewritten version of an earlier case.
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John J. Gabarro,
Ruth Wageman,
J. Richard Hackman
Source: Harvard Business School
7 pages.
Release Date: 04 October, 1999. Prod #: 400026-PDF-ENG
Overhead Reduction Task Force HBR case solution