eFiles: October 29, 2001
If, like many IT professionals, you decided over the last year to jump to an Internet startup only to see it falter or fail, you're probably wondering what the heck went wrong.Why Startups Fail: Bad Chemistry? If, like many IT professionals, you decided over the last year to jump to an Internet startup only to see it falter or fail, youre probably wondering what the heck went wrong. A Collegeville, Pa., management consulting company, T. Williams Consulting, said it has the answer: Maybe the management team at your startup didnt have the right personalities. The company, in cooperation with the University of Pennsylvanias Behavioral Health department, has launched a service to assess and analyze the personality traits of startup team members as well as team interaction patterns.
The service helps determine if the startup team will be able to work together under constant stress and adapt quickly to changes.