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Authors: Leif Sjoblom
Published by: Institute for Management Development (IMD)
Originally published in: 1997
Version: 30.04.2003
Length: 20 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

The spin-off of Ciba Specialty Chemicals in early 1997 was the culmination of several years of Shareholder Value thinking. The new company is free to pursue its own strategy, but it is also facing strong pressure for improved performance from the capital markets. Completely new structures and systems are being put in place. The culture is also changing to a more performance oriented culture. The case discussed Ciba''s approach to Value Based Management and what actions the company has taken to increase Shareholder Value. There is a French translation available (F397-155-1).
Industry:
Size:
CHF6.7 billion sales
Other setting(s):
1996-1997

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Abstract

The spin-off of Ciba Specialty Chemicals in early 1997 was the culmination of several years of Shareholder Value thinking. The new company is free to pursue its own strategy, but it is also facing strong pressure for improved performance from the capital markets. Completely new structures and systems are being put in place. The culture is also changing to a more performance oriented culture. The case discussed Ciba''s approach to Value Based Management and what actions the company has taken to increase Shareholder Value. There is a French translation available (F397-155-1).

Settings

Industry:
Size:
CHF6.7 billion sales
Other setting(s):
1996-1997

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