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Case
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Reference no. 402-025-1
Authors: Vivek Gupta
Published by: IBS Center for Management Research
Published in: 2002
Length: 11 pages
Data source: Published sources

Abstract

The case discusses Hewlett Packard's organisational culture and the role of the 'HP Way' in strengthening it. It also discusses the steps implemented by the new CEO, Carly Fiorina, in a bid to cut costs and improve the financial performance of HP, which proved to be a major departure from HP's long cherished culture. The case is designed to help students critically analyse the changes that occurred in HP's organisational culture over the years. Students must appreciate the role of culture in building a successful organisation.

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for postgraduate courses.
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Size:
Large
Other setting(s):
1999-2002

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Abstract

The case discusses Hewlett Packard's organisational culture and the role of the 'HP Way' in strengthening it. It also discusses the steps implemented by the new CEO, Carly Fiorina, in a bid to cut costs and improve the financial performance of HP, which proved to be a major departure from HP's long cherished culture. The case is designed to help students critically analyse the changes that occurred in HP's organisational culture over the years. Students must appreciate the role of culture in building a successful organisation.

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for postgraduate courses.

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Location:
Size:
Large
Other setting(s):
1999-2002

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