Case #1134.0

Vision and Strategy: Paul H. O'Neill at OMB and Alcoa

Publication Date: January 01, 1992
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Whether as analyst or deputy director at the federal Office of Management and Budget, or as the chief executive of Alcoa, Paul O'Neill has sought to inspire those working for him to approach their tasks with vision and without preconceptions. In considering how he has applied disciplined, analytical techniques to different organizations, O'Neill dismisses the assertion of significant distinctions between the public and private sectors.

Learning Objective:
By analyzing the disciplined and analytical techniques applied by O'Neill to different organizations he led, the students can be given insights into O'Neill's dismissal of the assertion that there are significant distinctions between the public and private sectors.

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Case Author:
Pamela Varley
Faculty Lead:
Mark Moore
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United States