Case | HBS Case Collection | November 1998 (Revised August 1999)

Mickey Maurer: IBJ Corp. and MyStar Communications

by Paul W. Marshall and Jeremy Dann


Mickey Maurer is a successful entrepreneur who retired in the late 1980s and then reentered the business world with the purchase of two media companies. In the radio industry he faces competition from large national players. In his publishing enterprise, Maurer assesses how he can grow his business and keep his key executives motivated.

Keywords: Motivation and Incentives; Competition; Business Growth and Maturation; Entrepreneurship; Management Teams; Media and Broadcasting Industry;


Marshall, Paul W., and Jeremy Dann. "Mickey Maurer: IBJ Corp. and MyStar Communications." Harvard Business School Case 899-106, November 1998. (Revised August 1999.)