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(Revised from original 2003 version)
George McClelland at KSR (A)
George McClelland accepts a position as the chief administrative officer/chief operating officer at Kendall Square Research (KSR), a fledgling computer company that is taking its promising parallel computer technology to market. McClelland is a veteran of the computer industry, has previously worked with members of KSR's executive management team, and is familiar with KSR's product. He is offered an exciting opportunity to navigate the company through its upcoming growth phase. The case lays out the company's context and history, its technology and market, its central strategic challenges, and consolidated financial data. Also details McClelland's background and initial impressions of KSR.
Problems and Challenges;
Growth and Development;
Margolis, Joshua D., Ayesha Kanji, and Wan Wong. "George McClelland at KSR (A)." Harvard Business School Case 403-163, October 2006. (Revised from original June 2003 version.)