The board had appointed him specifically to sail the stormy seas of EU ascension. But on his watch, the Slovenian CEO had seen a nightmare unfold on TV when picketers blocked entrance to his plant. A four-day standoff cost him eight figures, and now for the company to stay solvent, he needed international growth. And agreement. But his shareholders?some of whom were the picketers?held grudgingly disparate views. How could he unite them? Students will analyze and evaluate potential strategies for this CEO's success.