7 Founders Pushed Out of Their Companies

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Why a Founder Gets Ousted

Men's Wearhouse made headlines recently when it decided to can its TV spokesman and founder George Zimmer.

This type of thing happens all the time, says Noam Wasserman, a professor at Harvard Business School. Sometimes their passion detracts from their management skills and they aren't suited to run the companies their start-ups grow into.

Here are seven more founders who learned the hard way.