Hewlett Packard Case Study by hicaliber

Hewlett Packard
A case study of Hewlett Packard, exploring the problems associated with the Hewlett-Packard/Compaq Merger.
# 93100 | 1,537 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Mar 09, 2007 in Business (Companies) , Business (Management)

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The paper analyzes the Hewlett-Packard/Compaq merger. The paper discusses how Hewlett Packard has internal management problems and turmoil that make it a less than perfect partner for a merger. The paper examines how Compaq's financial instability exposes HP to an entirely new set of risks. The paper further considers these factors within the scope of popular management theory. The paper concludes that, while both HP and Compaq would benefit from a merger if both organizations were stable, combining the two at this time would be ineffective and dangerous.

Table of Contents:
Executive Summary
Context of the Problem
Critical Problem
Alternative Solutions
Reordered Course of Action

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Carlock, R. S., and Treacey, E.F. "The Compaq Merger-A Battle for the Heart and Soul of the Company." Insead (2002).
  • Heel, Joachim, Lars Haegg, Stephen Klar, and Kenan Cem Inal. "Consumer IT: To Play or Not to Play." The McKinsey Quarterly (1997): 201+.
  • McCuiston, V. E. "Managing in Turbulent Times." University of Tampa (2006).

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