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HSE_CASE_NR: 194-009 | status: active
Authors: Kuronen, Marja-Liisa
Cho, Dong-Sung (supervisor)
Material: 10 pages + 4 exhibits
Publication year: 2001  Language: eng
Keywords: Finnish software business; rapid development of high technology
Abstract: The Commit case focuses on a decision concerning the Commit Group's future strategies. Commit is a Finnish software company consisting of 5 sister companies. It had so far financed all its product development from cash flow; the company had no debts. Now outside financing would be needed if the company's pride, Chaos - a software tool, was to be further developed. The decision to borrow for product development would include other issues as well, such as expansion, not only in Finland but also abroad. Strategic, organizational and even human resource dimensions are inherent in the issue, which can be analyzed from the perspective of the Group's CEO.

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Notes: 5 pages
Publication year: 2001  Language: eng

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