1. What problem is Geibel trying to solve? What factors, over time, have contributed to creating this problem at Disney Animation? How and why it differs from Disney Animation in 2013?
2. What changes were made at Disney Animation? What do you think of Geibel and Johnson’s approach to change? Why did they take this approach?
3. What led this teaming structure to be effective at Disney Animation? How does research theory support this approach?
4. What is your assessment of the new team structure – i.e., the new structure for Disney Animation’s systems group? What are its strengths and weaknesses? Is this the right structure for the work the group does? Why or why not?
5. What organizations is the teaming model suited for, and in which organizational structures would it not work? What are the advantages? Disadvantages?