This Case is about LEADERSHIP TRANSITIONS
PUBLICATION DATE: August 02, 2012 PRODUCT #: HKS709-PDF-ENG
Legacy, Transition, and enlargement: The Case of BRIDGE Housing Corporation” is related to the quandary that a top regional non-profit housing firm confronted after its charismatic founder, Don Terner, tragically and unpredictably expired. It covers the problem confronted by the incoming president, who had while charting new courses for the firm to maintain the memory of her predecessor. The situation that are uncommon illuminate the worldwide issues of leadership succession in companies that are successful. In particular, the case explores the challenges created by the increase of an entrepreneurial and aggressive housing development company with a solid awareness of social purpose. Moreover, the case shows that several options were opened up by a policy of sustained increase for expanding company, each with their particular benefits and pitfalls.