Case | HBS Case Collection | April 1990 (Revised August 1997)

Organizational Capabilities and U.S. War Production: The Controlled Materials Plan of World War II

by Robert D. Cuff and Richard S. Tedlow

Abstract

A vehicle for the discussion of a very important set of institutional arrangements that helped enable America to mobilize its economy for World War II.

Keywords: Economy; Production; Organizational Change and Adaptation; Strategic Planning; War; United States;

Citation:

Cuff, Robert D., and Richard S. Tedlow. "Organizational Capabilities and U.S. War Production: The Controlled Materials Plan of World War II." Harvard Business School Case 390-166, April 1990. (Revised August 1997.)