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Hill, Linda A.;Rennella, Mark
Martha Rinaldi has been an assistant product manager at leading beverage company Potomac Waters since graduating from business school. Rinaldi is frustrated by her relationships with her boss and a close co-worker. Even though she works hard to please her manager, she has received a negative performance evaluation for her first four months. Should Rinaldi leave Potomac for a standing job offer at a company she previously interned with or try to improve her current situation?
Career planning;Conflict;Conflict resolution;Interpersonal relations;Management styles;Managing up;Organizational culture;Power and influence;Relationships
HBS Brief Case Teaching Note, (4313), 23p, by Linda A. Hill, Mark Rennella