Cherie is an accountant for a large advertising agency. After receiving notice of a prospective, large account, she thinks of a creative advertising campaign and tells her idea to Charles, her manager. Charles shoots down her idea and reminds her that her job is accounting. Several days later, the design team visits Charles and asks him for more details on his brilliant campaign idea. Cherie realizes that the campaign being discussed is her idea.
If you were Cherie, what are the implications of power sharing for manager-employee relationships?
What are the benefits of power sharing for manager-employee relationships?
Do you see any downside to this type of structure? Could power sharing work in the Cherie/Charles scenario? Why or why not?