Noam Wasserman

University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Professor, Director of Founder Central

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

When Does Leadership Matter? The Contingent Opportunities View of CEO Leadership

Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 02-04; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 01-063
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Aug 2001
Noam Wasserman, Nitin Nohria and Bharat N. Anand
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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Citation 9

Abstract:

Leadership, Chief Executive Officers, Constraints, Contingency Theory

2.

Founder-CEO Succession and the Paradox of Entrepreneurial Success

Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Apr 2001
Noam Wasserman
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
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Citation 22

Abstract:

CEO Succession, Company founders, Entrepreneurial management, Venture capital, Inter-temporal dynamics

3.

Stewards, Agents, and the Founder Discount: Executive Compensation in New Ventures

Academy of Management Journal, 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Noam Wasserman
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
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Citation 20

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Founders, New Ventures, Entrepreneurship, Top Management Teams, Stewardship Theory, Agency Theory, Power

4.

The First Deal: The Division of Founder Equity in New Ventures

NBER Working Paper No. w16922
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Thomas F. Hellmann and Noam Wasserman
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
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Citation 2

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5.

Negotiating Equity Splits at UpDown

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-701
Posted: 08 May 2012
Noam Wasserman and Deepak K. Malhotra
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Harvard Business School - Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit

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6.

'Lather, Rinse, Repeat': FeedBurner's Serial Founding Team

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 809-089
Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Noam Wasserman and Eric Olson
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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7.

Knight the King: The Founding of Nike

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 810-077
Posted: 17 Apr 2012
Noam Wasserman and Kyle Anderson
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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8.

A 'Rich-vs.-King' Approach to Term Sheet Negotiations

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 810-119
Posted: 17 Apr 2012
Noam Wasserman, Furqan Nazeeri and Kyle Anderson
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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9.

Resolving Your Founding Dilemmas: Insights from CareerLeader

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-027
Posted: 11 Apr 2012
Noam Wasserman, Timothy Butler and Lisa Brem
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard Business School

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10.

Career at a Crossroad: Roopa Rao

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-011
Posted: 09 Apr 2012
Noam Wasserman and Lisa Brem
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Harvard Business School

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11.

Playing with Fire at Sittercity (B)

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 809-010
Posted: 09 Apr 2012
Noam Wasserman and Rachel Gordon
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Harvard Business School

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12.

Career at a Crossroad: Akhil Patel

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-010
Posted: 09 Apr 2012
Noam Wasserman and Lisa Brem
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Harvard Business School

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13.

Career at a Crossroad: Packing Up

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-013
Posted: 09 Apr 2012
Noam Wasserman and Lisa Brem
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Harvard Business School

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14.

Assembling the Startup Team

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-122
Posted: 05 Apr 2012
Noam Wasserman
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

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15.

Strengths Become Weaknesses: Cognitive Biases in Founder Decision-Making

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 811-068
Posted: 12 Mar 2012
Noam Wasserman and Kyle Anderson
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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16.

Earl Martin Phalen: Ready to ROAR?

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 812-024
Posted: 07 Mar 2012
Noam Wasserman and Julia Taylor
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Harvard Business School

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17.

Founder-CEO Succession at Acer

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 811-062
Posted: 14 Feb 2012
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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18.

Savage Beast (A1)

HBS Case No. 810-051, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Noam Wasserman and Louis-Philippe Maurice
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Harvard Business School

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19.

Curt Schilling's Next Pitch

HBS Case No. 810-053, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Noam Wasserman, Jeffrey J. Bussgang and Rachel Gordon
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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20.

Playing with Fire at Sittercity (A)

HBS Case No. 809-009, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Posted: 16 Feb 2010
Noam Wasserman and Rachel Gordon
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Harvard Business School

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21.

Nantucket Nectars: The Exit

HBS Case No. 810-041, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Noam Wasserman
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

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22.

Upside-Down Venture Capitalists and the Transition Toward Pyramidal Firms: Inevitable Progression, or Failed Experiment?

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Noam Wasserman
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Abstract:

Barriers to change, Organizational hierarchy, Pyramid firms, Professional services firms, Executive succession, Change strategies, Venture capital firms, Organizational structures, Organizational change, Organizational cultures

23.

A Note on the Legal and Tax Implications of Founders' Equity Splits

HBS Case No. 809-110, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Noam Wasserman and Lauren Barley
University of Southern California - Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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