Case Writing Competition - Winners 2017

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EFMD is delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 EFMD Case Writing Competition. 

2017 Category Winners

Corporate Social Responsibility, Sponsored by Kedge Business School

Bank Audi: Leading through Sustainability”, written by:

  • Dima Jamali, American University of Beirut, LB

Family Business, Sponsored by Suliman S. Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut, LB

Li & Fung – Navigating through disruptive changes”, written by:

  • Danielle Yew, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, SG
  • Boon-Siong Neo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, SG

Finance and Banking, Sponsored by Toulouse Business School – Groupe ESC Toulouse

EVOCO AG: Solving Liquidity and Incentive Issues in Private Equitywritten by:

  • Benoit Leleux, IMD, CH
  • Esmeralda Megally, Xsensio, CH

Supply Chain Management, Sponsored by Kedge Business School

Sky Deutschland (A) and (B)”, written by:

  • Ralf Seifert, IMD, CH
  • Katrin Siebenburger Hacki, IMD, CH

Emerging Global Chinese Competitors, Sponsored by ChinaCases.org, The Global Platform of China Cases

Fintech and Finance Transformation: The Rise of Ant Financial Services”, written by:

  • Shuyan Xie, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, SG
  • Siew Kien Sia, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, SG
  • Boon-Siong Neo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, SG

Euro-Mediterranean Managerial Practices and Issues, Sponsored by Montpellier Business School, FR

Coco-Mat: The Spartan Mattress Revolution”, written by:

  • Mary Papageorgiou, IMD, CH
  • Benoit Leleux, IMD, CH
  • Sophia Shilimindri-Jaquier, IMD, CH

African Business Cases, Sponsored by China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

Lonmin Plc: Mining and responsible investment – dangerous liaisons?”, written by:

  • Stephanie Giamporcaro, Graduate School of Business University of Cape Town, ZA
  • Marilize Putter, Graduate School of Business University of Cape Town, ZA

Indian Management Issues and Opportunities, Sponsored by Curtin Business School, AU

Himachal Fertilizer Corporation (A), (B) and (C)”, written by:

  • Mahendra Gujarathi, Bentley University, Waltham, US
  • Samir Barua, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, IN

Responsible Leadership, Sponsored by University of San Diego - School of Business Administration

Wells Fargo: Setting the stagecoach thundering again”, written by:

  • Mahendra Gujarathi, Bentley University, Waltham, US
  • Samir Barua, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, IN

Inclusive Business Models, Sponsored by IMD

Simsepay at Yes Bank: Creating Value Through an Un‘Smart’ Innovation”, written by:

  • Indranil Bose, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, IN
  • Gaurav Gupta, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, IN

Latin American Business Cases, Sponsored by Universidad Externado de Colombia

EBX: The Rise and Fall of a Billionaire - Eike Batista “, written by:

  • Felipe Monteiro, INSEAD, FR
  • Anne-Marie Carrick, INSEAD, FR

MENA Business Cases, Sponsored by HEC Paris in Qatar

Modest Fashion: Will It Divide What Was United by Faith?”, written by:

  • Deval Kartik, Amity Research Centers, Headquarter, Bangalore, IN
  • Syed Munawwar Ahmed, Amity Research Centers, Headquarter, Bangalore, IN

Bringing Technology to Market, Sponsored by ESMT

First Solar”, written by:

  • Jennifer Ballen, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, US
  • Neil Thompson, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, US

Urban Transition Challenges, Sponsored by Climate-Kic

Edmonton City Centre Airport: A Sustainability Challenge for a Growing City”, written by:

  • Joel Gehman, University of Alberta, CA
  • Neetu Sharma, University of Alberta, CA
  • Kristel Owens, University of Alberta, CA

Sustainable Production Systems, Sponsored by Climate-Kic

CarbonCure Technologies Inc. – Saving the World One Brick at a Time”, written by:

  • Peggy Cunnningham, Dalhousie University, CA

Sustainable Business Models, Sponsored by Climate-Kic

Switchon – O’nergy: Social Innovation Challenges at the Bottom of the Pyramid”, written by:

  • Ramedra Singh, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, IN

Continuous Improvement: the Journey to Excellence, Sponsored by Instituto Internacional San Telmo – Catedra Mayoral de Mejora Continua

Kaizen in Public Service. A case study in a Public Environmental Organization in Mexico”, written by:

  • Manuel F. Suárez-Barraza, Universidad de las Américas Puebla, San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, MX
  • Francisco Rodríguez González, EGADE Business School, Santa Fe, Ciudad de México, MX
  • Manuela Gutiérrez-Leefmans, Universidad de las Américas Puebla, San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, MX

Entrepreneurship, Sponsored by EM Lyon

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Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards - 2016 Winners


EFMD and Emerald Publishing announce with great pleasure the winners of the 2016 Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards.

Award-winning entries receive a cash prize of €1,500 and international recognition. EFMD is particularly proud to celebrate the excellence in research from the EFMD member institutions represented here.

 

Operations and production management
Category sponsored by International Journal of Operations & Production Management

Dr Haley Allison Beer
University of Warwick
Thesis title: "An exploration of people’s experiences of the performance measurement process in social enterprises"
Supervisor: Dr. Pietro Micheli

Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Category sponsored by International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

Dr Jennifer Espinosa
Rowan University
PhD obtained at University of South Florida
Thesis title: "Understanding the Complexity of Product Returns Management: A Complex Adaptive Systems Theory Perspective"
Supervisor: James R. Stock

Educational leadership and strategy
Category sponsored by Journal of Educational Administration

Dr Jared Boyce
Teachers College, Columbia University
Thesis title: "Commitment and Leadership: What We Know From the Schools and Staffing Survey"
Supervisor: Alex J. Bowers

Management and Governance
Category sponsored by Management Decision

Thomas Lindner
WU Vienna
Thesis title: "Financing International Business: Distance, the Cost of Capital, and Financial Structure"
Supervisor: Jonas Puck

Human Resource Management
Category sponsored by Personnel Review

Dr Rachelle Pascoe-Deslauriers
University of Strathclyde
Thesis title: "Job displacement and the implications for job quality: An investigation of the job transition process for public sector workers in Scotland, UK and Ontario, Canada in the Great Recession"
Supervisor: Professor Patricia Findlay

Leadership and Organisational Development
Category sponsored by Leadership & Organization Development Journal

Mr Philip Maxton
University of Pretoria, South Africa
Thesis title: "Employee Transition throughout an Appreciative Inquiry Intervention"
Supervisor: Emeritus Professor John M Verster

Health Care Management
Category sponsored by Journal of Health Organisation and Management

Dr Jaideep Pandit
University of Oxford
Thesis title: "Towards Efficiency: Developing Quantitative Measures of Operating Theatre Performance in the National Health Service"
Supervisor: Professor Mansukh T Popat

 

For more details on the Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards, the winners and the categories, please go here.

You can consult the archives of previous winners here.

Case Writing Competition - Winners 2016

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EFMD is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 EFMD Case Writing Competition. 

2016 Category Winners

Corporate Social Responsibility, Sponsored by Kedge Business School

Martin Bauer Group: Corporate Social Responsibility with EinDollarBrille”, written by:

  • Peter M. Bican, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, DE
  • Carsten Guderian, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, DE

Entrepreneurship, Sponsored by EM Lyon

Scytl”, written by:

  • Luisa Alemany, Esade Entrepreneurship Institute- ESADE Business School, ES
  • Eugenia Bieto, ESADE Business School, ES
  • Lourdes Urriolagoitia, Esade Entrepreneurship Institute- ESADE Business School, ES

Family Business, Sponsored by Suliman S. Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut, LB

Conflicting Business Approaches of Two Generations: The Otsuka Family Showdown”, written by:

  • Debapratim Purkayastha, Icfai Business School, Hyderabad, IN
  • Ranjana Tiwari, Icfai Business School, Hyderabad, IN

Finance and Banking, Sponsored by Toulouse Business School – Groupe ESC Toulouse

UBS: Acquisition of Commerzbank AG as a possible growth strategywritten by:

  • Philipp Deisler, Technical University of Munich, DE
  • Michael Eisenlauer, Technical University of Munich, DE
  • Fahrudin Abazi, Technical University of Munich, DE

Supply Chain Management, Sponsored by Kedge Business School

ADIDAS RUSSIA/CIS AND THE RUSSIAN CRISIS: RETRENCH OR DOUBLE DOWN (A) and (B)”, written by:

  • Carlos Cordón, IMD, CH
  • Benoit Leleux, IMD, CH
  • Beverley Lennox, IMD, CA

Emerging Global Chinese Competitors, Sponsored by ChinaCases.org, The Global Platform of China Cases

CNOOC Engages with Canadian Stakeholders”, written by:

  • Klaus Meyer, China Europe International Business School, CN
  • Alexandra Han, China Europe International Business School, CN

Euro-Mediterranean Managerial Practices and Issues, Sponsored by Montpellier Business School, FR

ABB & GALINDO: WINNING THE PEACE (A) and (B)”, written by:

  • Daniel Blake, IE Business School, ES
  • Rocio Bonet, IE Business School, ES
  • Saul Downie, IE Business School, ES

African Business Cases, Sponsored by China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

CAVERTON: HOVERING INTO AFRICAN MARKETS THROUGH INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY”, written by:

  • Adeniyi Olarewaju, University of Lagos, NG
  • Sunday Adebisi, University of Lagos, NG

Indian Management Issues and Opportunities, Sponsored by Curtin Business School, AU

Leading the Tata Group (A): Ratan Tata Leadership & Leading the Tata Group (B): Cyrus Mistry Leadership”, written by:

  • J. Ramachandran, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, IN
  • K. S. Manikandan, Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli, IN
  • K. Rajyalakshmi, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, IN

Responsible Leadership, Sponsored by University of San Diego - School of Business Administration

Data Analytics at Alexandra Health System: A New Journey in the Healthcare Industry”, written by:

  • Lian Chee Koh, Singapore Management University, SG
  • Ma Nang Laik, Singapore University of Social Sciences, SG
  • Zack Wang Zheng, Singapore Management University, SG

Inclusive Business Models, Sponsored by IMD

Future For Children: A Social Enterprise Project In Transition”, written by:

  • Christopher Dula, Singapore Management University, SG
  • Jonathan Chang, Singapore Management University, SG
  • Lakshmi Appasamy, Singapore Management University, SG

Latin American Business Cases, Sponsored by Universidad Externado de Colombia

The Pacific Alliance: Myth or Reality? Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Chile“, written by:

  • Fernando D’Alessio, Centrum - Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Peru, PE

MENA Business Cases, Sponsored by HEC Paris in Qatar

From Old Fashion To A Fast-Fashion Retailing Power-House: How Diamantine Reinvented The Traditional Ready-To-Wear Market In Mena Region”, written by:

  • Maaroufi Zoulikha, Esca Ecole de Management, MA

Bringing Technology to Market, Sponsored by ESMT

GE China Technology Center: Evolving Role in Global Innovation”, written by:

  • Haiyang Li, Rice University, USA
  • Rebecca Chung, Rebecca Chung Research Translation and Consultancy, CN-CH

Urban Transition Challenges, Sponsored by Climate-Kic

unu GmbH: Sharing is caring – a suitable business model for e-scooters in Germany?”, written by:

  • Frieder Johann Weidenbach, Technical University of Munich, DE
  • Franziska Beck, Technical University of Munich, DE
  • Michael Krauss, Technical University of Munich, DE

Sustainable Production Systems, Sponsored by Climate-Kic

Unilever production cluster in Tula: zero non-hazardous waste to landfill in ten months”, written by:

  • Andrey Shapenko, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, RU

Integrating the Innovation Pipelines, Sponsored by Climate-Kic

Bpi Globe Banko: Reshaping The Philippines Rural Banking System”, written by:

  • Havovi Joshi, Singapore Management University, SG
  • Peter Williamson, University of Cambridge Judge Business School, UK

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