Acclaimed recording artist, banjo player and jazz / bluegrass composer Alison Brown has her artistic experience and MBA based business sense to be with bassist / husband Garry West found a successful independent record label. Representing a stellar list of musicians from an eclectic range of music genres, Compass Records has in its five year history, a strong niche in a market with two major record companies and other independent crowded founded. Now, faced with a rapidly Consolid … Read more »

Acclaimed recording artist, banjo player and jazz / bluegrass composer Alison Brown has her artistic experience and MBA based business sense to be with bassist / husband Garry West found a successful independent record label. Representing a stellar list of musicians from an eclectic range of music genres, Compass Records has in its five year history, a strong niche in a market with two major record companies and other independent crowded founded. Now, in the face of a rapidly consolidating industry and with the most important technological advances, Brown and West look at new ways to obtain economic success.
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Teresa M. Amabile,
Amy Blitz
Source: Harvard Business School
13 pages.
Publication Date: Aug 21, 2000. Prod #: 801089-PDF-ENG
Alison Brown of Compass Records HBR case solution

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