The MöllerGroup: A Family Tradition of Entrepreneurship Harvard Case Solution & Analysis

The MöllerGroup: A Family Tradition of Entrepreneurship Case Solution

Abstract:

The case charts the history of MöllerGroup, a longstanding family service in Germany, which develops, makes and industries elements for the worldwide automobile market and building and construction components for commercial applications. It makes practical parts for mechanical engineering, automobile innovation and other sectors. The business offers moldings made from soft plastics, elastomers and thermoplastics; cushion and damper components; and back support group for truck seats and workplace chairs, to clients in Europe, North America and Asia.

 

Pedagogical Objectives:

The case spotlight the crucial function participated in by family companies. In 2003, after 40 years as CEO, Peter von Möller, the bulk investor (other member of the family being minority investors) asked Dr Axel Müller, the non-family CFE, to head the business, ending a 273-year tradition of family at the executive helm.

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published: 22 Jul 2016

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