Transeuropa Corporation (A2)

Published 01 Jan 1993
Reference 4430
Topic Strategy
Industry Human Resources
Summary

The Transeuropa A case describes the way in which the organisation, human resource management policies and the CEO's actions of Transeuropa (a joint venture in the fertiliser business between a major Canadian and Italian company) affect cooperation within the joint venture. The two short cases (A1) (A2) present the issues faced by prospective secondees from the parent companies.

Teaching objectives

To allow the analysis of how design and process characteristics of the management of a joint venture foster or hamper collaboration between managers seconded by parent companies, the success of the joint venture and the balance between the partners over time.