Teaching Note | HBS Case Collection | January 2009

The Octopus and the Generals: The United Fruit Company in Guatemala (TN)

by Geoffrey G. Jones and Marcelo Bucheli

Abstract

Teaching Note for [805146].

Keywords: Policy; Vertical Integration; Economy; War; Poverty; Government and Politics; Food and Beverage Industry; Guatemala; North and Central America;

Citation:

Jones, Geoffrey G., and Marcelo Bucheli. "The Octopus and the Generals: The United Fruit Company in Guatemala (TN)." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 809-084, January 2009.