Case Writing Competition - Winners 2012

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EFMD is delighted to announce the winners of the first phase of the 2012 EFMD Case Writing Competition. This year was a record with a total number of 211 entries received and the quality was exceptionally high so we thank all of you who took part.

We had 14 winning cases and several Highly Commended cases.

The "Best of the Best" category has been evaluated by ecch and the results of the overall winner of the competition are now published.

Best of the Best Category

Inclusive Business Models – Sponsored by IMD

Planting the Seeds of Change: The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange
Written by:
  • Lea Stadtler, University of Geneva, CH
  • Gilbert Probst, University of Geneva, CH
We would like to warmly congratulate all of the winners and once again thank all of our sponsors of their continued support of the Case Writing Competition.

2012 Category Winners

Corporate Social Responsibility

Novo Nordisk: Managing Sustainability at Home and Abroad
Written by
  • Jette Steen Knudsen, Copenhagen Business School, DK
  • Dana Brown, EM Lyon, Emlyon Business School, FR
This category is sponsored by:
ie bs
 

Entrepreneurship

ENVIU: Starting World Changing Companies
Written by
  • Luca Berchicci, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL
  • Giovanna Domingues Sanches, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, N
Highly Commended
Moonpig.com ? Do MBA Business Plans Really Work?
Written by
  • Robert Brown, Cranfield School of Management, UK
  • Stephanie Hussels, Cranfield School of Management, UK
Accelerace: Accelerating Start-up Growth in Denmark
Written by
  • Soumitra Dutta, INSEAD, FR
  • Lutz Finger, INSEAD, FR
The Castiglioni Family and MV Agusta? Motorcycle Art
Written by
  • Benoit Leleux, IMD, CH
  • Ann-Catrin Glemser, IMD, CHL
This category is sponsored by:
emlyon rvb ddm11 small
 

Family Business

Bavaria and the Swinkels Family: Brewing a Sticky Brand
Written by
  • Benoit Leleux, IMD, CH
  • Jan Van der Kaaij, IMD, CH
Highly Commended
Scholtes Waterservices
Written by
  • Vanessa M. Strike, Rotterdam School of Management, NL
This category is sponsored by:
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Finance and Banking

Irish Schools: Sovereign Risk in Social Infrastructure PPP
Written by
  • Pierre Hillion, INSEAD, SGP
  • Jean Wee, INSEAD, SGP
This category is sponsored by:
esc toulouse
 

Emerging Chinese Global Competitors

Hard Choices: Best Buy and Five Star in China_Cases A, B and the Industry Note
Written by
  • Terence Tsai, CEIBS, CN
  • Zhu Jianhua, CEIBS, CN
  • Xu Leiping, CEIBS, CN
Highly Commended
Internationalization Strategy of Chinese Private Enterprises in Europe
Written by
  • Shengyun Yang, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL
  • Mark Greeven, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL
  • Tao Yue, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL
This category is sponsored by:
rbs-horizontal
 

Supply Chain Management

Danfoss - Global Manufacturing Footprint
Written by
  • Torben Pedersen, Copenhagen Business School, DK
  • Jacob Pyndt, Copenhagen Business School, DK
Highly Commended
Al-Kadi Commerce & Industry
Written by
  • Angel Diaz, IE Business School, ES 
  • Fabrizio Salvador, IE Business School, ES
  • Faisal Al-Kadi, Al-Kadi Commerce & Industry, SA
This category is sponsored by:
BEM-grand
 

Euro-Mediterranean Managerial Practices and Issues

Launch of Durra: Women in Islamic Banking
Written by
  • Alexandra Roth, Northeastern University, US
  • David T.A. Wesley, Northeastern University, US
This category is sponsored by:
euromed logo
 

Public Sector Innovations

Restoring the British Museum
Written by
  • Anand Narasimhan, IMD, CH
  • Jean-Louis Barsoux, IMD, CH
This category is sponsored by:
carlton
 

African Business Cases

Nuru Energy (A): Financing a Social Enterprise - Nuru Energy (B): From Breakdowns to Breakthroughs
Written by
  • Filipe Santos, INSEAD, FR
  • Anne-Marie Carrick, INSEAD, FR
Highly Commended
The Beauty of Sorbet
Written by
  • Margaret Sutherland, Gordon Institute of Business Science, SA
  • Verity Hawarden, Gordon Institute of Business Science, SA
The Black Rhino
Written by
  • Sierra Cook, Darden School of Business, US
  • Trisha Bailey, Darden School of Business, US
  • Edward Freeman, Darden School of Business, US
This Category is sponsored by:
CEIBS
 

Responsible Leadership

VOLTIUM, Inc
Written by
  • Eloy del Potro, IESE Business School
  • Juan Carlos Vasquez Dodero, IESE Business School, ES
  • José Ramón Pin Arboledas, IESE Business School, ES
  • Guido Stein, IESE Business School, ES
Highly Commended
Suicides at France Telecom
Written by
  • Ulf Schäfer, ESMT Berlin, DE
  • Konstantin Korotov, ESMT Berlin, DE
This category is sponsored by:
u.sandiego
 

Inclusive Business Models

Planting the Seeds of Change: The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange
Written by
  • Lea Stadtler, University of Geneva, CH
  • Gilbert Probst, University of Geneva, CH
Highly Commended
Schneider Electric in Rural India: Integrating Social responsibility with BOP Strategy
Written by
  • Jasjit Singh, INSEAD, SGP
  • Christiane Bode, INSEAD, SGP
This Category is sponsored by:
imd-logo web
 

MENA Business Cases

Chabros International Group: A World of Wood
Written by
  • Paul W. Beamish, Richard Ivey School of Business, CA
  • Bassam Farah, Richard Ivey School of Business, CA
Highly Commended
Emotional Dimensions of Intra-Family Transmission: Moroccan Shipping: A Team Adrift
Written by
  • Caroline Minialai, HEM, MA
  • Gérard Hirigoyen, Universite de Bordeaux IV, FR
This category is sponsored by:
HECQatar
 

Latin American Business Cases

Veja: Sneakers With a Conscience
Written by
  • Oana Branzei, Richard Ivey School of Business, CA
  • Kim Poldner, Richard Ivey School of Business, CA
This category is sponsored by:
universidad externado de colombia
 

Indian Management Issues and Opportunities

Bayer CropScience in India (A): Against Child Labor
Written by
  • Charles Dhanaraj, Indiana University Kelley School of Business, US,
  • Oana Branzei, Richard Ivey School of Business, CA
  • Satyajeet Subramanian, Richard Ivey School of Business, CA
Highly Commended
Tata Power: Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
Written by
  • Trupti Amit Karkhanis, Indian Education Society's Management College and Research Centre (IES-MCRC), IN
  • Atanu Adhikari, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, IN
Prayas by Sanofi-Aventis in India: Making Healthcare Accessible to the Bottom of the Pyramid
Written by
  • Harit Palan, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, IN,
  • Anand Kumar Jaiswal, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, IN
  • Jagdip Singh, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, US
  • Garima Sharma, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, US
This category is sponsored by:
Emerald-logo