Case Study

Hilti: Our culture journey (Abridged)

17 pages
June 2006
Reference: IMD-3-1436

From the humble ambitions of two brothers, Hilti AG came a long way to win the 2003 Bertelsmann Prize. Hilti was a world leader in professional construction tools and equipment with a significant level of sales, operations in 120 countries and a global workforce who together shared in an award-winning corporate culture. Culture at Hilti, was inseparable from strategy. So when challenged at several points in their history, the company relied on the strength and underpinnings of its corporate culture to see it through. Now, with new governance changes afoot, Hilti would need to leverage this valuable resource once again.

Keywords
Adaptation, Corporate Culture, Drilling
Settings
Global, Liechtenstein
1941-2005
Type
Field Research
Copyright
© 2006
Available Languages
English
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