Katharina Balazs

This case study highlights the different aspects of succession. It describes the issues that affect the departing CEO. It considers the organization, and the background of internal and external candidates for succession. It also treats the issue of non-executive board-members and their preferences.

Published 01 Jan 2004

Reference 5201

Topic Entrepreneurship

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The case contains the description of a major organizational transformation process at the Danish audio-visual company, Bang & Olufsen A/S. It highlights the role of leadership played in the change process. Additional issues concern human resource management practices, the management of innovation and strategic marketing.

Published 07 Jan 1997

Reference 4708

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Media Production

Region Europe

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The case in three parts describes the do's and don't's of a downsizing process in a high-tech company. It contains numerous examples of the different issues that arise during a downsizing effort and makes suggestions about how - and how not - to deal with these issues.

Published 01 Dec 1996

Reference 4662

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Global

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The case in three parts describes the do's and don't's of a downsizing process in a high-tech company. It contains numerous examples of the different issues that arise during a downsizing effort and makes suggestions about how - and how not - to deal with these issues.

Published 12 Jan 1996

Reference 4662

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Global

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The case in three parts describes the do's and don't's of a downsizing process in a high-tech company. It contains numerous examples of the different issues that arise during a downsizing effort and makes suggestions about how - and how not - to deal with these issues.

Published 12 Jan 1996

Reference 4662

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Global

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