Case | HBS Case Collection | June 1997

VeriFone: The Transaction Automation Company (A) Abridged

by F. Warren McFarlan

Abstract

Describes VeriFone's new organizational model and its role in catapulting VeriFone to a market leadership position. Examines the impact of information technology and information access on the ability to leverage global resources, market responsiveness, and organizational structure and behavior. (Shortened for ESL students.)

Keywords: Information Technology; Organizational Structure; Globalized Markets and Industries; Information Management; Strategic Planning; Resource Allocation; Leadership Development; Information Technology Industry;

Citation:

McFarlan, F. Warren. "VeriFone: The Transaction Automation Company (A) Abridged." Harvard Business School Case 397-116, June 1997.