Imagine that you are a newly hired manager at a large firm. You have twelve people reporting to you, and your unit is currently engaged in three projects. On your second day on the job, one of your employees asks to speak with you in private. She tells you that one of the projects is in serious trouble, and that the previous manager hid this from senior management.

Imagine that you are a newly hired manager at a large firm. You have twelve people reporting to you, and your unit is currently engaged in three projects. On your second day on the job, one of your employees asks to speak with you in private. She tells you that one of the projects is in serious trouble, and that the previous manager hid this from senior management.

a. Prior to taking this class, what actions might you have taken?
b. Based upon the concepts we have covered, how might you now approach this situation? (Suggestion – list at least three concepts, and explain how your knowledge of each concept could alter your choice of actions.)