Harry D. Shields, Ltd.
published: 2006 | Case Study | Business/Government Relations
Subject Area: Business/Government Relations
Key Issues: Impact of government policy/action on corporate performance; Discretionary power of bureaucrats; Lobbying strategies
Case Description: The president of a small bicycle company (HARRY D. SHIELDS) is blaming the federal government for the impending receivership of his company. The government has bailed out a competitor, and requires Shields to pay full duty on all imported components while the other firms continued to import their components duty-free. The president of the company was attempting to find a way out of the company's predicament.
# Case Pages: 10
Case Number: 130011-G
Teaching Note: Yes
revised May 11/06