Chapter 5. Today's Challenges and Strategic Choices

  1. Dr. Florian Budde Director1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Utz-Hellmuth Felcht Chairman of the Board of Management (CEO)2 and
  3. Dr. Heiner Frankemölle Director3
  1. Dr. Florian Budde1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Utz-Hellmuth Felcht2 and
  3. Dr. Heiner Frankemölle3

Published Online: 7 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527612246.ch5

Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry, Second Edition

Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Budde, F., Felcht, U.-H. and Frankemölle, H. (2005) Today's Challenges and Strategic Choices, in Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry, Second Edition (eds F. Budde, U.-H. Felcht and H. Frankemölle), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527612246.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    McKinsey & Company, Inc., Taunustor 2, 60311 Frankfurt/M., Germany

  2. 2

    Degussa AG, Bennigsenplatz 1, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany

  3. 3

    McKinsey & Company, Inc., Magnusstrasse 11, 50672 Cologne, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    McKinsey & Company, Inc., Taunustor 2, 60311 Frankfurt/M., Germany

  2. 2

    Degussa AG, Bennigsenplatz 1, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany

  3. 3

    McKinsey & Company, Inc., Magnusstrasse 11, 50672 Cologne, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312665

Online ISBN: 9783527612246

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Keywords:

  • chemical industry;
  • today's challenges;
  • strategic choices;
  • value kaleidoscope;
  • biotechnology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overall Outlook Stable

  • The Value Kaleidoscope

    • East, West, Is Home Best?

    • The Feedstock Rollercoaster

    • Biotechnology – Looking into the Seeds of Time

    • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • What Happens Next?

  • Summary