With a history of nearly forty years as a company in China, Wanxiang Group has navigated through very different political and economic changes in China to succeed as a global leader in the auto parts industry, and become a large conglomerate companies. Since 1994, when it began operations in the U.S., Wanxiang started to expand its role as a supplier of parts in a demanding buyer firms in difficulty in the U.S. So you saw the acquisition as an interesting environment for the growth, business strategy at its Hangzhou, China headquarters also included vertical integration in order to develop a full-on electric car. Mutually exclusive or: two competing or complementary objectives were?
F. Warren McFarlan,
William C. Kirby,
Tracy Yuen Manty,
Keith Chi-ho Wong
Source: Harvard Business School
Date Posted: February 26, 2008. Prod #: 308058-PDF-ENG
Wanxiang Group: Global Strategy Solution in case of a Chinese company