The Jacobs Division 2010

Darden Business Publishing Cases

ISSN: 2474-7890

Publication date: 20 January 2017


This case examines the capital budgeting framework used in a large specialty chemical company. It presents the reader with issues related to using multiple discount rates to examine projects and how compensation policies can impact on managerial actions. A second use of the case is to introduce project-related real options.



Conroy, R., Vandell, R. and Harrington, D. (2017), "The Jacobs Division 2010", Darden Business Publishing Cases.

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