Ramesh Patel at Aragon Entertainment Limited

Posted: 2 Mar 2012

Date Written: September 20, 2011

Abstract

Ramesh Patel, a high potential employee, was excited to be named to the company's New Horizons Board, a select team responsible for producing recommendations for new products or line extensions for Aragon Entertainment. Patel's co-worker and friend, Jeremy Gibson was also named to the Board, and the two were assigned to work together on a sub-taskforce. Patel was frustrated by Gibson's lack of effort and support on the taskforce and decides he must confront Gibson about his behavior.

Learning Objective: To explore the process of providing feedback and coaching for a peer. Provides opportunity for role-playing and experimentation.

Suggested Citation

Mayo, Anthony J and Margolis, Joshua D., Ramesh Patel at Aragon Entertainment Limited (September 20, 2011). Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Case No. 412-042. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2014134

Anthony J Mayo (Contact Author)

Harvard Business School ( email )

Soldiers Field Road
Morgan 270C
Boston, MA 02163
United States

Joshua D. Margolis

Harvard University ( email )

1875 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

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