IBM in China: Responding to a Government's Social Initiatives

Steven White

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The Chinese government introduced two broad social development initiatives in 2006 with the objective of addressing the increasing gap in economic and other measures of development among segments of society and regions in China. Firms, especially multinationals like IBM, need to consider how to respond to these initiatives. This case elicits discussion of how to integrate critical stakeholder management with corporate strategy.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008

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China Europe International Business School


  • China Market
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Government Relations
  • IBM(International Business Machines Corporation)
  • Multinational Corporation (MNC)
  • Strategic Decision

Case studies discipline

  • Business & Government Relations
  • Strategy
  • Ethics & Social Responsibility

Case studies industry

  • Information, Media & Telecommunications


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