In 1996, the St. Louis-based manufacturer Zoltek launched a massive expansion of capacity to commercial products carbon fiber, a composite material used to produce a variety of end products from sporting goods to windmill blades. Zoltek’s goal is the dominant firm in a market whose growth was expected to be spectacular beginning in the late 1990s was. Describes Zoltek important strategic steps in the mid-1990s and is a potential example of Stackelberg leadership mo … Read more »

In 1996, the St. Louis-based manufacturer Zoltek launched a massive expansion of capacity to commercial products carbon fiber, a composite material used to produce a variety of end products from sporting goods to windmill blades. Zoltek’s goal is the dominant firm in a market whose growth was expected to be spectacular beginning in the late 1990s was. Describes Zoltek important strategic steps in the mid-1990s and is a potential example of Stackelberg leadership model of oligopoly theory.
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David Besanko
Source: Kellogg School of Management
4 pages.
Release Date: 1 January 2003. Prod #: KEL007-PDF-ENG
Zoltek HBR case solution

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