Corning Glass Works: The Electronic Products Division (A)

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Describes a division of Corning Glass Works, which itself is with deep financial and organizational problems. Serious conflicts and lack of coordination between the functional groups exist. Employees have no sense of direction and morale is low. Provides sufficient data to determine that the cause of these problems is followed to change business environment that was characterized by a change in the organization and management. Can be used for the analysis of organization-environment relationships and action pla … Read more »

Describes a division of Corning Glass Works, which itself is with deep financial and organizational problems. Serious conflicts and lack of coordination between the functional groups exist. Employees have no sense of direction and morale is low. Provides sufficient data to determine that the cause of these problems is followed to change business environment that was characterized by a change in the organization and management. Can be used for the analysis of organization-environment relationships and action planning for change and environment.
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Michael Beer
Source: HBS Premier Case Collection
19 pages.
Release Date: 1 July 1976. Prod #: 477024-PDF-ENG
Corning Glass Works: The Electronic Products Division (A) HBR case solution