Wendy Peterson Case (Case Analysis)

a. What impact will Peterson’s decision about Wu’s request have on her objectives for the Plano office?
b. Why has Wu made the request?
c. How effective has Peterson been in managing Wu’s performance?
d. What should Peterson do and why?
i. Accept Wu’s resignation?
ii. Do not accept the resignation and give Wu the assistant?
iii. Do not accept the resignation and do not give Wu the assistant?
e. How would you evaluate Peterson’s performance if you were her boss?
i. What might she have done differently?
ii. What are her strength and weaknesses as a manager?

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