Review the Newell Rubbermaid case study from the Chapter 15 Reading. Then. answer the following question:
How do the controls Newell uses fit its strategy?
October 1998, Newell Company was thinking about a merger with Rubbermaid Incorporated to shape another organization, Newell Rubbermaid Incorporated. The amalgamation would be through a tax-exempt trade of offers esteemed at $5.8 billion. Newell had three significant item groupings: Hardware and Home Furnishings, Office Products, and Housewares. Key to note is that Acquisitions are the basic mechanism of Newell’s tremendous growth and achievement strategy. As such the interest of this paper is to discuss the project controls that Newell employs and how such are evidenced to be instrumental in its strategy. The following paragraphs lays a crucial discussion of the same.