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(Revised July 2000)
Deere & Company: Sustaining Value
The question facing Deere & Co. is whether or not to adopt some of the organizational technologies of private equity investors (decentralized equity holdings, use of leverage to control the disposition of cash flows, the externalization of the capital budgeting process, partial spin-offs) to sustain over the next decade the supernormal returns created through more traditional means.
Keywords: Budgets and Budgeting;
Decision Choices and Conditions;