This case examines the giant Canadian mining company Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick), (called Africa Barrick Gold plc since 2009), and the way they engaged in sustainable community developments that surround its mining activities in Tanzania. According to recent tensions organized and increased criticism of local authorities, the media, lobbyists, international and local social not-for-profit organizations (NFOs) Barrick has tried to deal with the local communities in a responsible manner …. Read more »

This case examines the giant Canadian mining company Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick), (called Africa Barrick Gold plc since 2009), and the way they engaged in sustainable community developments that surround its mining activities in Tanzania. According to recent tensions organized and increased criticism of local authorities, the media, lobbyists, international and local social not-for-profit organizations (NFOs) Barrick has tried to deal with the local communities in a responsible manner. Was at issue for senior management, if there is much more that it reasonably do to tensions.The to solve the case considered: how to search social license MNCs and local legitimacy and the importance of hybrid institutional infrastructure, evolving global roles for multinational companies and their subsidiaries. The case is suitable for use in courses in international management, global corporations and society and international development and sustainable value creation.
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Aloysius Newenham-Kahindi,
Paul W. Beamish
Source: Ivey Publishing
15 pages.
Publication Date: Oct 20, 2010. Prod #: 910M20-PDF-ENG
Barrick Gold Corporation – Tanzania HBR case solution

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