Case #915.1

Politician as Outsider: Judy Nadler and the Santa Clara City Council (Sequel)

Publication Date: January 01, 1989
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A California city councilwoman must decide whether to urge a legal investigation into the relationship between city officials and a major local developer. The relationship between politics and whistle-blowing is fraught with peril and ambiguity.

Learning Objective:
This case details Judy Nadler's management strategy. More broadly, Nadler, elected as an outsider, must decide on the nature of her long-term relationship with established local political leaders.

Other Details

Case Author:
Esther Scott and Anna Warrock
Faculty Lead:
Herman (Dutch) B. Leonard
Pages (incl. exhibits):
United States