Case | HBS Case Collection | September 1990 (Revised December 1990)

Kaiser Steel Corporation, 1972

by Timothy A. Luehrman and William Schiano


Addresses corporate restructuring. Asks students to consider how Kaiser should respond to strong competition from imported steel. Focuses particularly on labor relations in the U.S. steel industry and the feedback from contract negotiations and wage settlements into crucial modernization/investment decisions. May be used with Kaiser Steel Corp.--1950 and Kaiser Steel Corp.--1984.

Keywords: Restructuring; Decisions; Investment; Contracts; Negotiation; Labor and Management Relations; Competition; Steel Industry; United States;


Luehrman, Timothy A., and William Schiano. "Kaiser Steel Corporation, 1972." Harvard Business School Case 291-012, September 1990. (Revised December 1990.)