From Boca to Beijing: The Rise and Fall of IBM's Personal Computer Business
Charles A. Rarick
Purdue University Calumet
In 2004 IBM announced that it was selling its personal computer business unit to a Chinese company. The announcement raised many questions, and some fear, that IBM was losing its competitive edge in an industry it helped to create. Questions were also raised concerning the ability of the Chinese company to compete in the ever-competitive global personal computer industry.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 5
Keywords: IBM, Lenovo, China investment
JEL Classification: M10working papers series
Date posted: March 26, 2008
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