Management of Engineering and Technology
This paper examines the history of Nokia with respect to its strategic planning and policies, tracing its roots from a single pulp mill in 1865 to a telecommunications leader. Critical decisions and planning are discussed, along with a case study of the company's environmental policies. Nokia has postured itself well for the future with a strong research and development program, key acquisitions, and aggressive market expansion. The paper concludes with a SWOT analysis to summarize the writers' opinions of how well Nokia has postured itself to maintain and expand its market leadership.
Harms, Doug; Abunijem, Ala'a; Theiss, Gregg; Khalaf, Rami; Iqbal, Shahzada; Gul, Rakhman; and Moussa, Mohamed, "Nokia: From Pulp Mill to Telecommunications Giant" (2000). Engineering and Technology Management Student Projects. 1878.