Organizational Theory


Select the link to read Case B – AstroTech Fuel Systems

Case Summary

1 In a narrative format, discuss the key facts and critical issues presented in the case.

Case Analysis

2 There is obvious conflict at Astrotech Fuel Systems between Jim McGee and George Phalen. What could each person have done differently to alleviate some or all of this conflict?

3 Compare and contrast the roles played by politics and power in this case. Discuss how these play out in relation to Jim McGee, George Phalen, Ben short, and Dick Faraday. What power styles did each exhibit in the case?


4 Considering the department sources of power discussed in the textbook, which one was Phalen trying to establish for the Fuel System operation and how was he going about it?

ApplicationCompleted section needs to contain a minimum of 250 plus words per question. Each question requirements 2 different references.

APA Format

Making sure one for the reference is the reading material and the correct APA format for the reference is


Lester, D., Parnell, J. (2006). Organizational Theory. Decision making, power, and politics. Retrieved from…

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