Astral Records Ltd., North America
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
affiliation not provided to SSRN
This case is an in-basket exercise. Sarah Conner has just assumed control of Astral, a successful compact-disc manufacturer with some looming problems. Previously run by an autocratic manager, Astral is paralyzed following Sir Maxwell S. Hammer's death. Sarah Conner must work through a stack of messages, memos, and faxes, and decide where to begin and what to do.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 39
Keywords: capital budgeting, conflict management, ethical issues, general management, diverse protagonist, female, marketing planning, organizational change, personnel management, diversity case, women in business
Date posted: October 21, 2008