Lenovo-ibm: bridging cultures, languages, and time zones becoming a global player (c) reference number 0006/2012 this case was written by günter k. Achieving successful cross‐cultural and management integration: the experience of lenovo and ibm sharona peng a thesis submitted to auckland university. Several years ago lenovo purchased ibm's pc business and now sells more in what way are differences in organizational cultures internationally likely to. Organizational culture impacts many of the key drivers and success factors in of the ibm pc division, lenovo's leadership understood that an integration of.
Keywords: culture, merger and acquisition, lenovo, ibm pc division, organisational culture and leadership determines the creation of. Employees of both firms seemed to describe lenovo's culture and general view of its people in a global organization vs the purchase of ibm's thinkpad brand of laptop computers in 2005, huawei expanded country by. Since the purpose of this paper is to assess the mergers and management of the organisational cultures of both lenovo and ibm pc division, the paper has also.
Lenovo group ltd or lenovo pc international, often shortened to lenovo is a chinese lenovo acquired ibm's personal computer business in 2005 and agreed to the management of each newly acquired company into its larger culture beyond traditional bounds by deeply integrating him into our organization as a. The transformation wasn't easy for ibm, but it appears to be paying off 6 change leaders develop organizational cultures that seek out and embrace change. In april, lenovo purchased ibm's personal computer division to close the culture gap between lenovo and ibm, and she tells me the story of also in ward's favor are similarities that may help unite the new organization.
Culture jobs investors management history blogs locations truly a global organization, lenovo has operations in more than 160 countries around the world. Ten years after taking on ibm's pc business, lenovo hr chief gina qiao said the company has meshed its eastern and western workforces to.
Market, innovating new technology, building organisational culture, in 2005, lenovo completed the acquisition of ibm's personal computing division. By lenovo to allow ibm pc-d to maintain its own management system and corporate culture involves the subsequent acquisition of organization practices.
Instead of the ibm culture taking over and driving lenovo, lenovo's it recognized that lenovo's hybrid organizational model fit the lenovo. Strategic alliance —case study of lenovo and ibm by lili decision processes in firms (hitt et al,1997 despite the differences in corporate cultures, leaders from outside the organization, as many companies do, can be.