Case | HBS Case Collection | August 2011

Ockham Technologies (A): Building the Team

by Noam Wasserman

Abstract

Describes the issues facing a founder-ceo regarding building a board, assembling an executive team, managing tension between co-founders, and outsourcing development work.

Keywords: Selection and Staffing; Recruitment; Governing and Advisory Boards; Management Teams; Corporate Entrepreneurship; Job Cuts and Outsourcing; Information Technology;

Citation:

Wasserman, Noam. "Ockham Technologies (A): Building the Team." Harvard Business School Case 812-021, August 2011.