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Case
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Reference no. 287-006-1
Authors: P F Atrill (University of Plymouth); E J McLaney (University of Plymouth)
Published in: 1987

Abstract

The case study concerns a chemical company which has experienced a decline in sales and profits as a result of a downturn in the fortunes of the industry. In order to survive, the company intends to reduce the range of its chemical products and close uneconomic plants. The company wishes to re-equip the remaining plant and to declare redundancies. However, the financial position of the company suggests that, to undertake these policies, external funding is required. The teaching note suggests questions that may be posed, and gives outline solutions.
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Abstract

The case study concerns a chemical company which has experienced a decline in sales and profits as a result of a downturn in the fortunes of the industry. In order to survive, the company intends to reduce the range of its chemical products and close uneconomic plants. The company wishes to re-equip the remaining plant and to declare redundancies. However, the financial position of the company suggests that, to undertake these policies, external funding is required. The teaching note suggests questions that may be posed, and gives outline solutions.

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Location:
Industry:
Size:
GBP150 million sales

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