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(Revised from original 2000 version)
Two young and inexperienced MBAs buy a virtually bankrupt company. They design a decentralized control system organized around profit centers. As a case in control systems, there is ample detail for a discussion of design issues, control of independent profit centers, and details about decentralized control. A rewritten version of an earlier case.
Hall, Brian J., and Carleen Madigan. "AirTex Aviation." Harvard Business School Case 800-269, December 2001. (Revised from original April 2000 version.)