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Nestle's GLOBE program (A): The early months

Peter J. Killing

By Emeritus Professor Peter J. KillingPeter J. Killing

This is the first case of a three-part series. All three can be taught in a half-day session. Chris Johnson has been given the task of initiating and managing the world's largest SAP roll out. The scope is global, the time frame for completion is five years. The cost is estimated at SFr 3 billion. Chris has to move to Switzerland and start building an organization and getting Nestlé ready for a new way of managing the business. This case documents his first months in his new job and lays out the early challenges
Keywords Change Management, General Management, Globe
Settings Global
Type Field Research
Copyright ©2003
Available Languages English, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, Arabic, Russian
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