Essays Tagged: "Dow Chemical"

Dow Chemicals

Dow Chemical's CEO William Stavropoulos'Decision Making StyleWilliam Stavropoulos began his career w ... inating with being appointed CEO on November 1, 1995. He led the company five years before stepping down from that position when he reached the mandatory retirement age of 60 in November of 2000. Unde ... ition when he reached the mandatory retirement age of 60 in November of 2000. Under his leadership, Dow Chemical made a major transformation from a consumer products company to an industrial products ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Dow company history.

"Dow Chemicals"BA 361 ESSAY PAPER Topic: "Dow Chemicals" Student: Mr. Russ Savage Professor: Mr. Omar ... ent: Mr. Russ Savage Professor: Mr. Omar Malik Date: 22 May 2000 I decided to construct my essay on Dow Chemicals (DC) Company after reading an article in Business Week. Dow Chemical appears to be dev ... gressive market strategy that aligns with our class topics, and that I have found very interesting. Dow Chemical (DC) company, over the last seven years has built their strategy around and focused on ...

(8 pages) 108 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dow Chemical Corporation

Dow Chemical CorporationWith annual sales of more than $20 billion, Dow Chemical provides more than ... l provides more than 2,400 product families and services. Such corporate success can only mean that Dow Chemical has developed a corporate structure and strategy that has helped them succeed. Why else ... ed. Why else would they be the fifth largest chemical company in the world? In the past five years, Dow Chemical has been forced to make many decisions regarding their goods and services.Dow CEO, Will ...

(4 pages) 73 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

William Stavropoulos' Decision Making Style

William Stavropoulos was the president and chief executive officer of Dow Chemical. He was a product of Dow Chemical. He progressed through the ranks and knew how Dow Che ... rough the ranks and knew how Dow Chemical operated. He had first-hand knowledge of the success that Dow Chemical possessed. So what was so great about his tenure as the president and chief executive o ... ecially true "if you're being changed and you're not in charge of the change" , as was the case for Dow Chemicals. They had a proven track record, so why change?William Stavropoulos brought a plan to ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Decision Making in Dow Chemical

le of Richard M Hodgetts to find out the decision making style of Mr. Stavropoulos, a former CEO of Dow Chemical, and discover how he saw the relationship of decision making to corporate structure.Mr. ... d them about the changes.- He set the company's core values to "ensure that we were fair in downsizing, treated people well, helped them get repositioned." These core values were the road map ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case Study: Dow Corning and the Silicone Breast Implant Controversy

Brief HistoryAn equal joint venture between Dow Chemical and Corning Glass Works in 1943 created a company to produce silicones for commercial a ... in 1943 created a company to produce silicones for commercial applications. This company was called Dow Corning. In 1930 while Corning researchers were working on possible applications of silicone in ... that could withstand the extremes of hot and cold temperatures. It was 1940 when Corning approached Dow Chemical with the proposal for a joint venture.By 1942, a small plant in Midland, Michigan, had ...

(12 pages) 129 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Describe Mr. Stavropolous' decision making style. How did he see the relationship of decision making to corporate structure?

In my opinion, Mr. Stavropolous and the DOW Company did not conform to only one style of decision-making. What developed were several types ... that depending on the situation; it called for several categories of decisions.In the commentary, "Dow Chemical's CEO William Stavropoulos on structure and decision making," Mr. Stavropoulos said, "y ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

CEO W. Stavropoulos A product of Dow Chemicals

Even if you don't know or have never heard the first thing about Dow Chemical, even if you don't know that the company does $24 billion in sales, and even if you don ... n if you don't know that the company does $24 billion in sales, and even if you don't know that the Dow corporation has been around for one hundred years, it is entirely possible that you have at leas ... g.Former President and Chief Operating Officer William Stavropoulos began as a research chemist for DOW in 1967 and went on to become the companies CEO in 1995 (retired 2000). In an interview with Pro ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Union Carbide Case Analysis & Sources

it was conveniently ignored, machinery was left without maintenance or repair, employee morale was down, and safety measures and regulations thrown out in lieu of cutting costs. Profit maximization w ... believe that they are no longer accountable having paid their dues. Even their new parent company, Dow Chemicals refutes any obligations to this event. A Dow Chemicals' executive, Popoff was quoted a ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

F117 nighthawk stealth fighter

k so stealthy are Radar Absorbent Materials or RAMs for short. The primary RAM for the Nighthawk is Dow Chemical's Fibaloy.(Jones, 1989, p.45+77) Fibaloy is black and has great radar-energy absorbency ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Corporate Welfare

one job and received $29.1 million dollars. Who can justify a job that costs 29.1 million dollars? Dow Chemical created nine jobs at a price of 10.7 million dollars per job. That is unreal how these ... funding? Why can't we help the homeless, and protect and invest in social security, or perhaps pay down or even off the national debt? Oh yeah, Corporate Welfare and making rich executives richer so ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Global Communications Benchmarking

ate these issues, Global Communications has decided to implement a bilateral strategy that requires downsizing the company's current union-staffed domestic call centers by outsourcing labor to foreign ... p them do this. Meijer outsources to stay competitive with Wal-Mart, Target, and Costco Wholesales. Dow Chemical cuts cost to be competitive and drive their profit margins upward, by implementing a si ...

(14 pages) 91 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dow Chemicals Executive Summary

Executive Summary � PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT �1� Executive Summary (Dow Chemical)University of PhoenixExecutive Summary (Dow Chemical)Executive summaries are a pre-curs ... s presented in the more detailed report. A company that has produced several executive summaries is Dow Chemical. Dow Chemical is considered a leader in science and technology, according to Dow Chemic ... with the human aspect.Company History: When was the company founded? By who? Other historical facts?Dow Chemical's corporate history from their website provides us with a detailed timeline of the foun ...

(6 pages) 1711 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Selena Forever

r, due to little opportunities, Abraham had to give up the band when he married and took the job at Dow Chemical to support his family. Even though he gave up the band, Abraham's passion for music sur ... a family band called "Selena Y Los Dinos"In the summer of 1980, Abraham Quintanilla quit his job at Dow Chemical and opened Papa Gayo's, a family-run restaurant that featured quality meals and live en ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers