To remain competitive, were Sallie Krawcheck and Lisa Shalett to expand Sanford C. Bernstein’s director of research and deputy director of research and considering the need, the research department of the size, not only domestically but also internationally. Were they too late? Could they maintain their strong cultural and adjustment procedure – viewed by top management as the most important source of competitive advantage – and also increase its research and sales exponentially? How could she move … Read more »

To remain competitive, were Sallie Krawcheck and Lisa Shalett to expand Sanford C. Bernstein’s director of research and deputy director of research and considering the need, the research department of the size, not only domestically but also internationally. Were they too late? Could they maintain their strong cultural and adjustment procedure – viewed by top management as the most important source of competitive advantage – and also increase its research and sales exponentially? How could they move fast when they traditionally it took years to find the right person for a particular role?
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Boris Groysberg,
Anahita Hashemi
Source: Harvard Business School
43 pages.
Publication Date: Sep 23, 2004. Prod #: 405011-PDF-ENG
Sanford C. Bernstein: Growing Pains HBR case solution