Case Study

ABB (A): Facing the challenges of the new millennium

27 pages
December 1999
Reference: IMD-3-0827

The A-case outlines the unprecedented changes in the electrical power industry which exploded right in the middle of 1996, as Lindahl was taking over from Barnevik. The case describes how ABB was affected by these changes and, in a way, forced to transform itself again. The B-case looks at the key actions taken by Lindahl as 1998 drew to a close. This series covers not only the electrical power industry, but also the whole area of automation, where ABB has high stakes as well. Two industry notes, one on the electrical power industry (GM 826) and a brief one on industrial automation (GM 850) complement ABB (A) and (B).

Keywords
Corporate Strategy, Deregulation, Industry Consolidation, Privatization, Electrical Engineering, Automation
Settings
Global
End of 1997
Type
Published Sources
Copyright
© 1999
Available Languages
English
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