Waste Management's Organic Growth Group

By Robert A Burgelman, Robert E Siegel, Tomas Uribe
2012 | Case No. SM210
It was 2005 and David Steiner, CEO of Waste Management (WM), had just received a report from an internal advisory panel created some months before to assess the future of the waste management industry and propose how the company’s strategy should be adapted. The core of this report was the recommendation to create a special unit within the company, chartered with the central purpose of identifying ways to extract value from waste through new and innovative waste technologies.
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