H.J. Heinz Co.: The Administration of Policy (B)

Case Analysis

Summarizes the investigation by outside legal and accounting firms under the Heinz Audit Committee carried out. Improper practices were in three of the five domestic divisions and Heinz found in a number of foreign operations. Presents adjusted financial data for the period from Heinz filed with the SEC. Summarizes the Committee’s assessment of the contributing factors and their conclusions.

Summarizes the investigation by outside legal and accounting firms under the Heinz Audit Committee carried out. Improper practices were in three of the five domestic divisions and Heinz found in a number of foreign operations. Presents adjusted financial data for the period from Heinz filed with the SEC. Summarizes the Committee’s assessment of the contributing factors and their conclusions.
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Kenneth E. Goodpaster,
Richard J. Post
Source: Harvard Business School
11 pages.
Release Date: 1 October 1981. Prod #: 382035-PDF-ENG
HJ Heinz Co.: The Policy Management (B) HBR case solution