Re-organizing and Privatizing German State Enterprises (A)

Published 11 Jan 1997
Reference 4689
Region Europe
Length 32 page(s)
Language English

The case portrays the political process by which, in the first half of the 1990s, decisions were taken in Germany to re-organize and/or to privatize the state-owned airlines, telecommunications and railways enterprises.

Teaching objectives

To identify how and to what extent important public policy outcomes in Germany are shaped by the organizations of the German political system.

  • Reorganization
  • Privatization
  • Lufthansa
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Deutsche Bundesbahn
  • Airlines
  • Telecommunications
  • Railways