Dr. Sidney Harman

Dr. Sidney Harman, the founder of Harman-Kardon and Harman Industries provided a fascinating interview. He spoke of his early days and the innovative product line that helped develop the “hi-fi” industry (now referred to as the audio industry). He also took the time to outline the background for his influential business model of empowering employees with a sense of ownership in the work that they do. The model became the basis of his book Mind Your Own Business, which is used in universities and business programs around the world.  

Interview Date:
September 30, 2008
Date of Birth:
August 4, 1918
Deceased Date:
April 12, 2011
Job Title:
Harman Industries

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