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Is the management of a major network (MN) up for a major reorganization? One of the original heads (OH) when the network was launched is threatening to resign. The reason: the network is hiring a consultant (C) with whom OH has some problems with. When OH accepted the offer of MN, the position gave him more control over the direction of the network, its talents and shows. Under his leadership, the network had good productions and managed to lure the big stars under its wings. Unfortunately being new in the game amidst the crazy competition, no matter how hard he worked, the network could not seem to move up the ladder of ratings. Some reasons for such were already beyond his control, anyway.
Meanwhile, C had established a legacy prior to leaving her former network. C was able to make some of her ex-network’s discoveries carve names for themselves. She also had several shows that earned good ratings. Thus, when C moved on, she decided to contribute to the industry by professionalizing talent development.
Recently, C and OH were part of a team that aimed to develop fresh talents for MN. However, controversy hounded them as some were not happy with the final choices. Nonetheless, the program was able to generate noise and interest. OH seemed fine with the arrangement as C was under the capacity of a consultant, while OH was the head of a department.
Now, that C has allegedly been hired by the network, OH is not comfortable with the development as his issues concern integrity. C has been known in the circle as one who is shrewd and scheming, as was proven in their last project that just concluded. In that project, C made sure that she'll make huge profits for her business which she attached to the project. Likewise, majority of MN people share OH's sentiments that C is not a fair team player.
Will C’s new role run smack into OH's plans for the network? Will OH be relegated to a lower position since C is more senior than him? Incidentally, the top honchos of MN are not keen on accepting his resignation. Hence, the waiting begins. Will MN attempt for a win-win situation or will it drop OH in favor of C or vise versa? In the first place, why did the network decide to hire C anyway? Will C manage to turn around the fate of MN? Again, it’s a waiting game.