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Caroline Herring April 13, 2011 Managerial Economics Dr. Douglas Goodwin Johnson and Johnson Strengths- acquisitions of small firms that were working on promising new products. Made over 60 acquisitions within the past decade with a combined value of more than 30 billion. Threats- lost out to boston Scientific in its long struggle to acquire Guidant Corp. Acquisition
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Unformatted text preview: would have been largest that firm would have made in its 120 yr old history, giving Johnson a strong prescence in the fast growing market for devices that stabilize heart rhythms. CEO recognizes that its getting harder for Johnson to maintain its growth rate through reliance on acquisitions. Du...
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