Case | HBS Case Collection | September 1983 (Revised December 1988)

Cleveland Twist Drill (A)

by Richard G. Hamermesh

Abstract

Deals with the problems of implementing strategy in a declining industry and the negotiation of strategy with external constituencies, particularly labor unions. Traces Jim Bartlett's first nine months as president and asks for a plan of action.

Keywords: Decision Choices and Conditions; Management Style; Negotiation Tactics; Labor and Management Relations; Corporate Strategy;

Citation:

Hamermesh, Richard G. "Cleveland Twist Drill (A)." Harvard Business School Case 384-083, September 1983. (Revised December 1988.)