Institute Insights: Do Founders Actually Listen to their Teams?
Founders often face a fundamental tension. On one hand, founders usually desire to retain as much control over their firm as possible. On the other hand, they often lack the competencies required to lead their companies through later stages of growth. But do founders actually listen to these team members? Or do they just continue to listen to their own intuition? Kenan Institute Grant Recipient and UNC Kenan-Flagler Ph.D. Candidate Travis Howell discusses his research focused on this topic.