Decision Analysis

Towards the Top End by Being Down Under: Haier's Acquisition of Fisher & Paykel Appliances

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Harry Hou, director and owner of the Oceania microenterprise for Haier Group, a leading multinational consumer electronics and home appliances company headquartered in Qingdao, was contemplating the future of the group's acquisition of Fisher & Paykel Appliances (FPA). A delegation of Haier representatives, with whom he had spent the day discussing collaborations between Haier and FPA, had just left, allowing him a few moments to reflect on the past and future journey.
Bibliographic citation: Reiche, Sebastian; Lee, Yih-Teen; Sánchez-Runde, Carlos, "Towards the Top End by Being Down Under: Haier's Acquisition of Fisher & Paykel Appliances", IESE, DPO-420-E, 11/2017
Date: 20/11/2017
Author(s): Reiche, Sebastian; Lee, Yih-Teen; Sánchez-Runde, Carlos
Document type: Case
Department: Managing People in Organizations
Sector: Industry and Manufacturing
Languages: English
Year of the events: 2016
Geographic area: Australia

Learning objective Adaptarse a cambios, gestionar varios equipos, multicultural teams