CAPRO group is a small electrical engineering and consulting company operating from New Delhi, India. In December 2011, with declining revenues due to macroeconomic conditions and increased competition, the company’s owner and founder appoints his son to look into the restructuring of the company. The electrical distribution panel production and assembly is highly fragmented, with only a few large firms and many small businesses. Most firms specialize in a niche of the industry, whether it be … Read more »

CAPRO group is a small electrical engineering and consulting company operating from New Delhi, India. In December 2011, with declining revenues due to macroeconomic conditions and increased competition, the company’s owner and founder appoints his son to look into the restructuring of the company. The electrical distribution panel production and assembly is highly fragmented, with only a few large firms and many small businesses. Most firms specialize in a niche industry, it is the production of equipment or panels, installation and consulting services. Different niches require different inputs in terms of labor, financial and technical skills. Given the labor problems in India, combined with the country’s spiraling interest rates and slowing economic growth, the son of the owner must be on a plan to bring his company to opt out of its current crisis.
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Anshul Jain,
Pratap Chandra Biswal
Source: Ivey Publishing
9 sides.
Release Date: 21 September 2012. Prod #: W12208-PDF-ENG
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