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Information Systems at FirstCaribbean: Choosing a Standard Operating Environment
Product Number:
9B04E032
Publication Date:
03/22/2005
Revised Date:
10/09/2009
Length:
10 pages
Product Type:
Case (Field)
Source:
University of West Indies
The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Barclays Bank PLC were in advanced negotiations regarding the potential merger of their respective retail, corporate and offshore banking operations in the Caribbean. Currently there are four systems in operation in the region. All are carry-overs from the pre-merger operation of the bank. Each of the systems has different pros and cons consisting of degree of fit with the organization strategy, likely impact on organizational culture, and functionality. As part of the effort to standardize practices across the organization, a choice for one standard operating system must be made. This case may be taught on a stand alone basis or in combination with any of four additional cases that deal with various functional issues regarding the actual merger and integration. The four additional cases deal are: CIBC-Barclays: Should Their Caribbean Operations be Merged?, product 9B04M067; Harmonization of Compensation and Benefits for FirstCaribbean Bank, product 9B04C053; CIBC-Barclays: Accounting for Their Merger, product 9B04B022 and Note on Banking in the Caribbean, product 9B05M015.
Issues:
Mergers & Acquisitions; Integration; International Management; Management Information Systems; University of West Indies
Disciplines:
International,  Information Systems
Industries:
Finance and Insurance
Setting:
Barbados/Caribbean, Large, 2002
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$3.95 CAD / $3.95 USD Printed Copy
$3.40 CAD / $3.40 USD Permissions
$3.40 CAD / $3.40 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Use With: 9B06N004 (18 pages) , 9B04M067 (17 pages) , 9B05A012 (17 pages) , 9B05M015 (9 pages) , 9B04C053 (9 pages) , 9B04B022 (12 pages)
Translations: Simplified Chinese (13 pages)
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