EFMD Case Writing Competition 2015

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The winners of the 2015 EFMD Case Writing Competition have been declared. Once again, the winning entries represent a wide variety of prominent business schools from across the globe, and the standard of entries for 2015 was particularly high.

Category winners

Corporate Social Responsibility

Sponsored by Kedge Business School

V. Kurien and the milk revolution in India
Eugénio Viassa Monteiro and Carlos Filipe Miranda Collaço
AESE - Business School, PT


Sponsored by EM Lyon
SimpliFlying: “Making A Great Idea Take Flight (A)
SimpliFlying: “Making A Great Idea Take Flight (B)
Adina Wong and Michael Netzley
Singapore Management University
Reference no. SMU-15-0013A and SMU-15-0013B

Family Business

Sponsored by American University of Cairo, School of Business

Ayala Corporation: One Family’s Contribution to Nation Building
Benoît Leleux and Anne-Catrin Glemser
Reference no. IMD-7-1603

Finance and Banking

Sponsored by Toulouse Business School – Groupe ESC Toulouse

Fake Ruby: How to Cook the Books
James G Gallagher, Edward Fordyce and David Stevenson
Edinburgh Napier University
Reference no. 119-0013-1

Supply Chain Management

Sponsored by Kedge Business School

The HP Helion Proposal: To Migrate or Not to Migrate to the Cloud, That Is the Question
Juan Enrique Flores and Philip  Moscoso, IESE Business School
Francisco Vazquez, HP Technology Services
Reference no. P-1140-E 

Emerging Global Chinese Competitors

Sponsored by The Global Platform of China Cases

Xiaomi 2015: A Homegrown Apple in China?
Howard Yu
Reference no. IMD-7-1739

Euro-Mediterranean Managerial Practices and Issues

Sponsored by Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School

A Terroir Olive Oil Mill Against Agri-food Multinationals
Franck Brulhart, FEG, Aix-Marseille Université
Philippe Chereau, SKEMA Business School
Pierre-Xavier, MESCHI IAE Aix-en-Provence, Aix-Marseille Université & SKEMA Business School
Reference no. 9B16M030

African Business Cases

Sponsored by China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

M-Changa: Leveraging Kenya's Mobile Money Market for Community Fundraising
Sarit Markovich and Nilima Achwal
Kellogg School of Management
Reference no. K5-215-252

Indian Management Issues and Opportunities

Sponsored by EFMD

Crisis at the Mill: Weaving an Indian Turnaround - Alvarez & Marsal
Claudia Zeisberger and Anne-Marie Carrick
Reference no. 815-033-1

Responsible Leadership

Sponsored by University of San Diego - School of Business Administration

Boldly Go: Character Drives Leadership at Providence Healthcare
Mary Weil, Richard Ivey School of Business
Chitra P Reddin, Communications Solutions
Reference no. B15C002

Inclusive Business Models

Sponsored by IMD

Manila Water: From Privatisation to Sustainable Growth
Christopher Dula, Chee Wei Kwam and Zack Wang
Singapore Management University
Reference no. SMU-14-0037

Latin American Business Cases

Sponsored by Universidad Externado de Colombia

JBS S.A.: A Latin American Success Story
Syeda Maseeha Qumer and Debapratim Purkayastha
ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad
Reference no. 316-0248-1

MENA Business Cases

Sponsored by HEC Paris in Qatar

Michel Nassif Et Fils: Succeeding Generations
Randa Salamoun and Lina Tannir
American University of Beirut
Reference no. 9B15M066

Bringing Technology to Market

Sponsored by ESMT

Balancing The Power Equation: Suzlon Energy Limited
Snehal Awate, Indian School of Business
Ram Mudambi, Fox School of Business
Arohini Narain, Indian School of Business
Reference no. ISB049

Urban Transition Challenges

Sponsored by Climate-Kic

The Senior Citizen Home Safety Association: Enabling Active, Ageing-in-Place in Hong Kong
Christopher Dula and Alfred Wu
Singapore Management University
Reference no. SMU-14-0043

Sustainable Production Systems

Sponsored by Climate-Kic

Newlight Technologies: Plastics For A Carbon Negative Future
Daima Mazuti and Daniel Day
Reference no. IMD-7-1645

Integrating the Innovation Pipelines

Sponsored by Climate-Kic

Crowdfunding Renewable Energy Solutions: Abundance Generation
Christopher Corbishley and Charles Donovan
Imperial College London

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With the support of the Case Centre and our category sponsors, the case writing competition encourages innovative and impactful case writing and teaching. Take part in this yearly case writing competition, organised since 1988.

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