chapter  7
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Global Strategic Planning

For most of its 142-year history, Diebold, Inc., never worried much about global strategy. As a premier name in bank vaults and then automated teller machines (ATMs) and security systems the North Canton (Ohio)-based company focused on US financial institutions, content to let partners hawk what they could abroad. But in 1998, with the US ATM market saturated, Diebold decided it had to be more ambitious.