Hewlett-Packard Compaq Merger. Business Decision Making Spring 2005. What We Hoped to Learn. Basic M&A criteria How the AHP process really works What happened with HP & Compaq and how can we make it better in the future?. Outline. Organizational Structure Introduction Criteria
Business Decision Making
Steve Piskadlo Phil LaspisaEvan Taylor Melissa Shah
Paul Ferraro Kathleen Cardelli -Presentations Jonathan Lai
Shawn Standen Chris Skorski Chris Skorski
Cassie Knox -Expert Choice
Dr. Stephen Andriole
Professor John Toppel
C.E.O. of Hewlett-Packard C.E.O. of Compaq
Based on the M&A criteria recommended by our domain experts, HP and Compaq should not have merged
To change the final outcome…
Overall, the final answer is not very sensitive to any of the criteria
Based on the criteria the HP and Compaq merger should not have gone through. Problems with integration as well as evolving the company can be forecasted through the AHP process we have shown here today.
Mark Hurd, a former president at NCR corporation, where he spent 25 years; was appointed C.E.O. and president of Hewlett-Packard on March 29, 2005.