Abb Asea Brown Boveri (B): A Federation of National Companies

14 Pages Posted: 21 Oct 2008

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Andrew Boynton

International Institute for Management Development

Mark R. Eaker

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Abstract

In the B case, Asea and Brown Boveri have merged. The new company needs to establish a management-control system that provides key information to a small HQ staff and is consistent with the strategic and operational principles of the CEO, Percy Barnevik. See also the A case (UVA-BP-0323).

Keywords: control systems, mergers, organizational design

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Suggested Citation

Boynton, Andrew and Eaker, Mark R., Abb Asea Brown Boveri (B): A Federation of National Companies. UVA-BP-0324, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=907786

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