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Description:  Groupon founder Andrew Mason was fired from the CEO post, but he may well be remembered for having the right mix of grace and humor on his way out.

Source:  Fortune.com

Date: Mar 01, 2013

Link: http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2013/03/01/andrew-mason-groupon/?iid=SF_F_River#sthash.I9xs4W7F.dpuf

Questions for Discussions:

  • What sort of leadership style did Andrew Mason use while building Groupon?
  • Do you think his style of leadership was a factor in his firing?
  • What sort of leadership style do you think is now needed at the firm?
  • In which strategic direction would you think a new leadership should take the firm today?

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