The story of how Conrad Black, the son of a Canadian businessman who built a media empire from the age of 22, when he bought his first newspaper in rural Quebec, the stuff of legends. Until 1996, Hollinger owned black company has more than 400 titles around the globe, the.’s Third-largest publisher of newspapers in circulation in the world In 1999, the Times of London black paper ranked as the 55th most powerful man in Britain, followed by ministers and two years later with the suppor … Read more »

The story of how Conrad Black, the son of a Canadian businessman who built a media empire from the age of 22, when he bought his first newspaper in rural Quebec, the stuff of legends. Until 1996, Hollinger owned black company has more than 400 titles around the globe, the.’s Third-largest publisher of newspapers in circulation in the world In 1999, the Times of London black paper ranked as the 55th most powerful man in Britain, followed by ministers, and two years later with the support of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, he became a member of the House of Lords. By 2004 this empire broke as Black was tried and found guilty serious financial detained. This case takes the perspective of a board member and asks participants to understand black and offer you the appropriate guidelines of controlling him.
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Paddy Miller
Alfonso Daniels
Source: IESE
13 pages.
Release Date: 13 May 2005. Prod #: IES196-PDF-ENG
The Hollinger Media Group. Mr. Black: the case of a media tycoon HBR case solution