Mcdonald's Corporation - Success Strategies in Recessionary Environment
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Case Code : BSTR322
Case Length : 21 Pages
Period : 2007-2009
Pub Date : 2009
Teaching Note :Not Available
Organization : McDonald's Corporation
Industry : Food and Beverage
Countries : US
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This case study was compiled from published sources, and is intended to be used as a basis for class discussion. It is not intended to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of a management situation. Nor is it a primary information source.
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