Creating Value at a Conglomerate: The Case Of The Godrej Group

Gandhok, T (2004) Creating Value at a Conglomerate: The Case Of The Godrej Group. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 16 (1). pp. 77-82.

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This discussion with the chairman of the Godrej Group, a well‐known India‐based conglomerate, begins by exploring the issue of diversification versus a single‐industry focus, particularly in developing countries. Mr. Godrej observes that the capital and managerial talent provided by a corporate parent can be invaluable resources in a developing economy, where such commodities are likely to be in relatively short supply. On the other hand, he notes, a conglomerate must have some underlying strategic rationale in order to create value, and a diversified company will work only “when each of its businesses is run with clear and focused accountability.”

Affiliation: Indian School of Business
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Godrej, Adi Godrej, Performance Management, Leadership
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Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2019 11:44
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