Two partners, Anne and Tom Hilliard Salpryn to successfully develop a creative software company. While Anne is more managerially oriented, Tom wants to remain a software project creator. The partnership is threatened when Tom’s personal life begins to fall apart, and he is confronted with sexual harassment charges. Anne tried to buy him out. Examines the dangers of the partnership, male / female relationships, and the voltages provided by creativity and organization.

Two partners, Anne and Tom Hilliard Salpryn to successfully develop a creative software company. While Anne is more managerially oriented, Tom wants to remain a software project creator. The partnership is threatened when Tom’s personal life begins to fall apart, and he is confronted with sexual harassment charges. Anne tried to buy him out. Examines the dangers of the partnership, male / female relationships, and the voltages provided by creativity and organization.
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Louis B. Barnes,
Martha C. Pulleyn
Source: Harvard Business School
10 pages.
Publication Date: Jun 26, 1992. Prod #: 493001-PDF-ENG
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