Case Study

George Davies: A chequered career in retail

1 pages
November 2012
Reference: IMD-3-2346

This case describes the career of George Davies from his beginnings at the retail chain Littlewoods in 1962 to his tenure as chairman and chief executive officer of the retail chain Next from 1981 to 1988.

Learning Objective

The case serves as a basis to discuss and understand executive development.

Keywords
Leadership Development, Retail
Settings
United Kingdom
ASDA, Consumer Services, Retail
1971-2000
Type
Published Sources
Copyright
© 2012
Available Languages
English
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