Case | HBS Case Collection | September 2006 (Revised April 2007)

Tim Keller at Katzenbach Partners LLC (A)

by Boris Groysberg, Christopher Marquis and Ayesha Kanji


Tracks of the first 6 months of a recent MBA grad, Tim Keller, at Katzenbach Partners, a boutique consulting firm focused on organizational change and strategy. Covers how Keller initially struggles with his assignment and ends with a question of whether or not he should attend a meeting that he was not invited to, where more senior consultants plan to implement the system dynamics tool that he was responsible for creating--on a Sunday when he had a major personal engagement.

Keywords: Management; Organizational Change and Adaptation; Personal Development and Career; Work-Life Balance; Projects; Situation or Environment; Strategy;


Groysberg, Boris, Christopher Marquis, and Ayesha Kanji. "Tim Keller at Katzenbach Partners LLC (A)." Harvard Business School Case 407-037, September 2006. (Revised April 2007.)