Case Study

Metallgesellschaft AG

17 pages
December 1996
Reference: IMD-3-0613

The case looks into the circumstances which led to the near-collapse of Metallgesellschaft, the 13th largest German company. It describes the role of a flamboyant CEO and lap-sided the power balance between the Supervisory Board and the Board of Management. The case also describes the early (and successful) measures to rescue Metallgesellschaft.

Corporate Governance, Power Balance, Board of Management, Conglomerate
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© 1996
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