Ingmar Björkman

This case looks at how Lincoln Electric, the US-based company renowned for its compensation scheme, tried to implement its human resource policies globally and particularly in China.

Published 26 May 2015

Reference 4850

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry International Trade and Development Capital Markets

Region Global

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This case looks at how Lincoln Electric, the US-based company renowned for its compensation scheme, tried to implement its human resource policies globally and particularly in China. Pedagogical Objectives The objective is to expose readers to some of the difficulties and myths of pushing well-worn ideas overseas.

Published 07 Apr 2008

Reference 4850

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Global

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The case describes the challenges of transforming a joint venture in China. The joint venture has experienced various problems in areas such as quality control, logistics and expatriate management.

Published 01 Jan 1999

Reference 4862

Topic Strategy

Region Asia

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This case looks at how Lincoln Electric, the US-based company renowned for its compensation scheme, tried to implement its human resource policies globally and particularly in China.

Published 01 Jan 1999

Reference 4850

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Global

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Part A of the case describes key events in the development of Wärtsilä Diesel’s marine engine business in China, from its first efforts at approaching the Chinese market in the early 1980s to the situation in late 1993.

Published 01 Jan 1999

Reference 4836

Topic Strategy

Region Asia

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Part B of the case works to describe its development up to early 1998.

Published 01 Jan 1999

Reference 4836

Topic Strategy

Region Asia

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