McGraw-Hill Under Harold McGraw III


Code : FMB0003

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Industry :Publishing

Region : USA

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Abstract: McGraw-Hill came into existence in 1888 when James H McGraw formed a small publishing company. Gradually the company expanded its operations and diversified into businesses like financial services, information and media services, and educational publications, through organic as well as inorganic growth. In 1993, Harold McGraw III (popularly known as Terry), great grandson of James, became the President of the company. Doubts were raised regarding his capabilities. However, Terry committed himself to the company's mission to expand as a global information, education and financial service provider. Over the years the company's performance has surpassed various benchmarks

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Pedagogical Objectives:

  • To discuss the growth of McGraw-Hill over the years
  • To discuss the leadership style of Terry during challenging times

    Keywords : McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, Harold McGraw, Business Week, Acquisitions, Growth, Strategic business unit, Succession planning, Leadership Case Study, McGraw-Hill Companies, McGraw-Hill Education, Business-to-Business Group, Broadcasting Group, Debt-equity ratio, Financial leverage, Business leadership , Human resource management / organisational behaviour

    Contents :
    » Inception and Growth of McGraw-Hill
    » Reign of Harold McGraw III
    » Strategic Business Unit

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