Case Study: Selecting A New Vice President

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SELECTING A NEW VICE PRESIDENT 2

Selecting a New Vice President:
Case Study
Om Mishra
Waynesburg University

Selecting a New Vice President: Case Study
Mid-West University’s vice president resigned soon after the new president took the office. President didn’t have anyone lined up to backfill the position, as such Treeholm is appointed to be interim vice president until the hiring freeze is lifted. Treeholm, did not end up being the best candidate because of her management style including time management.
1. PART A
There is very little one can predict from just the section of case. There was very little to none of her management style revealed. With her years of experience as an associate VP
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As such, Treeholm is appointed the permanent Vice President with some clauses. I would have accepted the job also. If president was asking me to make changes on my management style and do what I am appointed to do, i.e. back the president, I would make necessary changes and do so while being ethical on decision-making. I would also have president add to the agreement that I would bring changes if it deems necessary for me to get the job done.
I think Treeholm will not change her management style. The way she works is by trying to please everyone. That just is not a best business practice. She may start working with the president better, but will not do the “dirty work” the president wants her to do. In the future, either she will be the next president, or will be fired from her current position as a vice president.
4. PART D
With all the issues, there added the deans who would not follow her orders. She could not manage her time efficiently to get her work completed. If I were the president, I would hire someone to help her manage her time, and be a liaison between the dean and the vice president. If that didn’t work, I would start looking for her replacement.
If I were Treeholm, I would try to manage the time better. Make her decision clear. Try delegate work when she felt that she isn’t able to complete tasks on time. Finally, stop pleasing everyone for
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