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Table: Strategy 2: Remaining Entrepreneurial


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TABLE: Strategy 2: Remaining Entrepreneurial

COMPANY COUNTRY STRATEGY REVENUE

ACER TAIWAN CEO Stan Shih has broken his $3.2 BILLION

PC-making company into small, up 71%

decentralized units so that each

can be highly responsive to the market.

LI & FUNG HONG KONG Run by the third generation of $792 MILLION

Fungs. Brothers William and up 14%

Victor are both armed with Harvard

degrees. They have created a global

trading company that stays nimble because of its

tightly run business units.

SAN PHILIPPINES This beer and food conglomerate $190 MILLION

MIGUEL is actively spinning off different up 41%

CORP. divisions into separate companies

as a way to gain market share and

become more efficient.

VTECH HONG KONG The territory's biggest elec- $650 MILLION

tronics company is divided into up 18%.

small, snappy units, making it

easier for its hands-on directors

to manage successfully.

YTL CORP. MALAYSIA Run by the London-educated son $233 MILLION

of the founder, this construction up 19.1%

company is determined not to become

bureaucratic: There are no clock-in

machines or set hours for senior staff.


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