The HP-Compaq Merger: A Battle for the Heart and Soul of a Company

The HP-Compaq merger in 2001 was a knock-down-drag-out fight to the end, with a ‘new’ HP emerging as victor. But who really won and what have we learned? ask Professor Randel Carlock and Elizabeth Florent-Treacy, who review the human side of the battle in this new case study.