Would the 2001 reorganization of Reuters secure the company's future success?
This case tracks the events leading to the 2001 reorganization of Reuters PLC, a financial news and information company that had enjoyed continuous growth since its beginnings in 1851. CEO Tom Glocer was charged with the task of developing a new strategy for Reuters in light of the March 2000 crash of the Internet bubble and the post 9/11 uncertainty surrounding financial markets. This case provides students with financial and organizational background on Reuters and asks them to consider whether this reorganization is likely to secure the company's ongoing success.
Case ID: 080318