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Operating a Company - The Day to Day Routine


The back-office side of game developers. Areas to be discussed include hiring and firing employees; capturing ownership of all work product; developing an employee handbook - setting policies like vacation, leave, nondiscrimination; the importance of cementing "employment at will;" employee non-competes and moonlighting; incentive compensation - does a stock option plan make sense?; management - developing and filling out an organizational chart; insurance considerations - what do you need and when?; setting reporting structure; how your lawyer, insurance broker, and accountant can make life easier.

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