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Selected Case

published: 01 Aug 2000

  • Topic: Strategy
  • Industry: White Goods
  • Region: Asia

This case deals with the integration of a recently acquired state-owned enterprise by Haier, a rapidly expanding, collectively owned company in China. It highlights the challenges of managing post acquisition integration in China, especially that of state owned enterprises and also provides useful information to understand the characteristics of emerging Chinese companies.

Pedagogical Objectives:
The case can be used in MBA and executive programs on international management, Asian business, acquisition, change management and emerging markets. The objective is to understand the challenges of transforming Chinese state-owned enterprises through acquisition.

Acquisition, China, State Owned Enterprise

Prizes won:
- Winner 2000 EFMD Case Writing Competition, Strategy