OB Case: Teams at Evans RV Wholesale Supply and Distribution Company
1. State thoroughly the problem in this case.
2. Relate the problem to OB issues so state as many as possible.
3. Relate the problem to a specific OB theory or theories.
4. What mistakes has Alex already made in developing a team-based organization? State the mistakes and discuss.
5. If Alex were to call you in as a consultant, what would you tell him to do in order to solve the problem(s)?
6. Describe the personality type of Alex according to what you studied in this course.
7. Using the organization chart of Evans RV Wholesale Supply and Distribution, describe how you would put the employees together in teams to ensure their effectiveness and efficiency.
8. What is Alex response to distribution changes?
9. Discuss the difference in performance of both individuals and teams in any type of organization.
10. What is your conclusion of this case?