Case Study

Unilever Indonesia: Linking business strategy to job creation

16 pages
December 2001
Reference: IMD-3-1042

The case primarily focuses on a new business model that Unilever Indonesia developed, which linked its business strategies to wealth creation and social responsibility within Indonesia. Through a number of partnerships with government and teaching institutions, it was possible to launch a new franchise operation manned with newly trained entrepreneurs (Project Small). The initiative represented a considerable departure from PT Unilever Indonesia’s traditional market niches and channels, and brought with it certain elements of risk and exposure for the company.

Keywords
Social Responsibility, New Business
Settings
Indonesia
November 2000 to July 2001
Type
Field Research
Copyright
© 2001
Available Languages
English
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