Supplement | HBS Case Collection | January 2014

Ford Asia Pacific & Africa: The E-coating Facility Decision in Gujarat, India (B)

by Juan Alcacer and Nancy Hua Dai

Abstract

The case reveals that Ford decided to open its own e-coating plant in Gujarat, India, and details how the decision was made at different organizational levels.

Keywords: foreign investment; organizational alignment; strategic decision making; Motivation and Incentives; Communication; Organizational Structure; Decision Making; Business Processes; Foreign Direct Investment; Manufacturing Industry; Auto Industry; Gujarat;

Citation:

Alcacer, Juan, and Nancy Hua Dai. "Ford Asia Pacific & Africa: The E-coating Facility Decision in Gujarat, India (B)." Harvard Business School Supplement 914-015, January 2014.