Hewlett Packard Case

Topics: Hewlett-Packard, David Packard, William Reddington Hewlett Pages: 4 (636 words) Published: April 23, 2013
PANAMERICAN UNIVERSITY
COMMUNICATION SCHOOL

CASE 3 – HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY

ADRIANA MA. DE LA PEÑA SANDOVAL
8 SEMESTER
PROF. RAFAEL SANTANA VILLEGAS
CORPORATE COMMUNICATION

February 2013
INDEX

Company………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….3 Background………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...……3 Importance………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3 Information of the company…………………………………………………………………………………………..4 Characters in the case…………………………………………………………………………………………………..4 Summary case………………………………………………………………………………………………………………....5 Questions………………………………………………………………………………………………..……………….……….5 Personal Opinion………………………………………………………………………………………...…………………...5

COMPANY

Hewlett-Packard Company (www.google.com)

Background

Founded in 1939 by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, HP's global operations are directed from its headquarters in Palo Alto, California, USA. Its U.S. operations are directed from its facility in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, nearHouston. Its Latin America offices in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, U.S., near Miami and in Medellín Colombia. Its Europe offices are in Meyrin, Switzerland, nearGeneva. Its Asia-Pacific offices are in Singapore.[47][48][49][50][49][51][52] It also has large operations in Boise, Idaho; Roseville, California; Fort Collins, Colorado, San Diego, andPlano, Texas (the former headquarters of EDS, which HP acquired). In the UK, HP is based at a large site in Bracknell, Berkshire with offices in various UK locations, including a landmark office tower in London, 88 Wood Street. Its recent acquisition of 3Com will expand its employee base to Marlborough, Massachusetts.[53]. The company also has a large workforce and numerous offices at Bangalore, India, to address their back end and IT operations. MphasiS, which is headquartered at Bangalore, also enabled HP to increase their footprint in the city as it was a subsidiary of EDS which the company acquired.

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