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Case
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Reference no. 374-030-1
Authors: Avaraham Meshulach (Alliance Manchester Business School (MBS)); Steve Wood (Alliance Manchester Business School (MBS)); Joseph Lehrer (Alliance Manchester Business School (MBS))
Published in: 1974

Abstract

This case deals with the strategy and structure developed by a leading UK paper industry company in response to threats from a changing environment. The case deals fairly extensively with a strategy of diversification by acquisition and some of the management organisation problems this creates. It can be taught individually and in conjunction with Bowater Paper Corporation Ltd (A) (374-028-1). At Manchester Business School it has also been used in a mergers project with Bowater as the proposed target.
Location:
Size:
Large
Other setting(s):
1960-1970

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Abstract

This case deals with the strategy and structure developed by a leading UK paper industry company in response to threats from a changing environment. The case deals fairly extensively with a strategy of diversification by acquisition and some of the management organisation problems this creates. It can be taught individually and in conjunction with Bowater Paper Corporation Ltd (A) (374-028-1). At Manchester Business School it has also been used in a mergers project with Bowater as the proposed target.

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Location:
Size:
Large
Other setting(s):
1960-1970

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