Case | HBS Case Collection | April 1992

Malaysia (A)

by Bruce R. Scott

Abstract

Riots in 1969 bring martial law and a new, more firmly Malay government which sets out to promote redistribution of opportunity, income, and wealth by race-based quotas. Dr. Mahatherl, a Malay nationalist says Malays have a non-competitive alliance which must be forced to change.

Keywords: Wealth and Poverty; Change Management; Race Characteristics; Conflict and Resolution; Power and Influence; Malaysia;

Citation:

Scott, Bruce R. "Malaysia (A)." Harvard Business School Case 792-101, April 1992.