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Who Is The Protagonist Jim Mcgee

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In reading our case study, “AstroTech Fuel Systems”; the protagonist Jim McGee is pitted primarily against George Phalen who is the fuel system department president. George is a pressure leader who pits staff against each other in general meetings, starts rumors to foment chaos and generally creates conflict in order to make himself seen as the leader who fixes the major issues to impress his bosses. These examples demonstrate George Phalen is a coercive leader who accomplishes tasks by fear of negative consequences (Lester & Parnell, 2006). Our antagonist George derives his power and ability to create conflict by bureaucratic factors and using incompatible performance criteria to confuse main issues in a department to his benefit. Jim is seen
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