Having no partner, design, nor the experience of building passenger boarding bridges, Rahmat Ismail knew that there was no way Bukaka could meet project deliverables. Pressured by time, Rahmat Ismail realized that he had several options; including acquiring a new strategic partner or acquired the technology. The latter option of course was more rewarding for company, but more difficult and riskier due to the fact that Bukaka did not have engineering experience in building passenger boarding bridges. In his seat, Rahmat Ismail weighed his options, the credibility and future of Bukaka as an engineering company depended on his decision.
Case number: 107-0609-001
Course Major: General Management
Related Topics: Innovation Management
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