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Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 1994
Version: 25 January 1994
Length: 15 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

This case examines the career path of Merck''s CFO, Judy C Lewent, as a way of tracing changes over time in Merck''s finance function. It describes the adoption of innovative quantitative analytical models, changes in job definitions and in the organization of the financial area, and the evolution of professional relationships between finance and other professionals at Merck. These issues are all examined in the context of changes in the drug business.
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Industry:
Size:
Fortune 500, USD9.7 billion revenues
Other setting(s):
1993

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Abstract

This case examines the career path of Merck''s CFO, Judy C Lewent, as a way of tracing changes over time in Merck''s finance function. It describes the adoption of innovative quantitative analytical models, changes in job definitions and in the organization of the financial area, and the evolution of professional relationships between finance and other professionals at Merck. These issues are all examined in the context of changes in the drug business.

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Location:
Industry:
Size:
Fortune 500, USD9.7 billion revenues
Other setting(s):
1993

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