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Team Dynamics at Suvasi Textiles

Professor Kirti Sharda (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad)

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

ISSN: 2633-3260

Publication date: 3 July 2019

Abstract

This case is intended to introduce participants to basic personality types and the role they play in group decision making situations. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) framework is used as the theoretical foundation to explore various personality types. The complexities involved in decision making in a group with divergent personalities are explored through a dilemma faced by Suvasi Textiles. The management team of Suvasi Textiles is grappling with a critical decision which can decisively change the future of the organisation; the case illustrates how the different personality types are impacting the decision making process. The case can serve to highlight the impact of type dynamics on team effectiveness, conflict negotiation, response to change and stress management.

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Sharda, K. (2019), "Team Dynamics at Suvasi Textiles", Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. https://doi.org/10.1108/CASE.IIMA.2020.000207

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Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

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