The Allstate Corporation

Case Analysis

In 2007, the number two Allstate Property and casualty insurer in the U.S., and had enjoyed five years of strong earnings. The question that CEO Thomas J. Wilson was how to maintain the momentum. This case follows the development of Allstate’s strategy over 20 years, examines the logic behind the strategic changes and the challenges of implementation. It identifies the sources of inertia within the organization and from the outside, and outlines the strategic issues facing Allsta … Read more »

In 2007, the number two Allstate Property and casualty insurer in the U.S., and had enjoyed five years of strong earnings. The question that CEO Thomas J. Wilson was how to maintain the momentum. This case follows the development of Allstate’s strategy over 20 years, examines the logic behind the strategic changes and the challenges of implementation. It identifies the sources of inertia within the organization and from the outside, and outlines the strategic issues facing Allstate in spring 2007.
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John R. Wells
Source: Harvard Business School
28 pages.
Release Date: 17 January 2008. Prod #: 708485-PDF-ENG
The Allstate Corporation HBR case solution