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Reference no. IMD-3-1334
Authors: Peter Killing
Published by: Institute for Management Development (IMD)
Originally published in: 2003
Version: 02.03.2018
Revision date: 06-Apr-2018
Length: 7 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

This is part of a case series. All three can be taught in a half-day session. Chris Johnson has been given the task of initiating and managing the world's largest SAP roll out. The scope is global, the time frame for completion is five years. The cost is estimated at CHF3 billion. Chris has to move to Switzerland and start building an organization and getting Nestlé ready for a new way of managing the business. This case documents his first months in his new job and lays out the early challenges.

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for postgraduate and executive education courses.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2000.

Geographical setting

Region:
Europe
Country:
Switzerland

Featured company

Nestlé

Featured protagonist

  • Chris Johnson (male), Deputy Executive Vice President

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Abstract

This is part of a case series. All three can be taught in a half-day session. Chris Johnson has been given the task of initiating and managing the world's largest SAP roll out. The scope is global, the time frame for completion is five years. The cost is estimated at CHF3 billion. Chris has to move to Switzerland and start building an organization and getting Nestlé ready for a new way of managing the business. This case documents his first months in his new job and lays out the early challenges.

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for postgraduate and executive education courses.

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Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2000.

Geographical setting

Region:
Europe
Country:
Switzerland

Featured company

Nestlé

Featured protagonist

  • Chris Johnson (male), Deputy Executive Vice President

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