Case | HBS Case Collection | June 2003 (Revised January 2006)

Xilinx, Inc. (A)

by Thomas J. DeLong and Christina Darwall


Is it possible to create a great business and a company? Wim Roelandts sets out, in the context of Xilinx, to create a high-performance organization without sacrificing the human dimension. Roelandts experiences additional pressure when the company is affected by a downturn in business.

Keywords: Business Ventures; Economic Slowdown and Stagnation; Corporate Social Responsibility and Impact; Organizational Design;


DeLong, Thomas J., and Christina Darwall. "Xilinx, Inc. (A)." Harvard Business School Case 403-136, June 2003. (Revised January 2006.)