Details the experiences of Jane Kravitz (Caucasian female), strategic product manager, and Lyndon Twitchell (African American male), a member of her staff at Jensen Shoes, a successful producer and marketer of casual, athletic, and children's footwear. They are assigned to new positions and to each other at the start of the story. Presents their very different points of view on their first couple of months working together. Teaching Purpose: Raises how stereotypes and self-fulfilling prophesies influence performance feedback. Can be taught in a variety of ways: with all students receiving both cases; half receiving one and half receiving the other; or a third of the class receiving both, one third receiving one, and one third receiving the other (as is appropriate). Should be used with Jensen Shoes: Jane Kravitz's Story.