Case | HBS Case Collection | July 1999 (Revised October 2001)

Corbin-Pacific

by John A. Davis and Christina L. Darwall

Abstract

Reviews the history of Mike Corbin's entrepreneurial career and describes in detail the successful organization he has created. Explores his management philosophy and leadership. Explores the usefulness of continuing family involvement in this business.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Leadership Style; Business or Company Management; Management Practices and Processes; Management Teams; Success; Family Ownership; Business Strategy; Manufacturing Industry; Motorcycle Industry;

Citation:

Davis, John A., and Christina L. Darwall. "Corbin-Pacific." Harvard Business School Case 800-022, July 1999. (Revised October 2001.)