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The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2019

We're proud to announce our annual case 'Oscars' that shine a light on the impactful achievements of case authors and teachers worldwide.

This year's Awards and Competitions sees a growing diversity of successful institutions from around the globe, indicating that excellence in the case method is no longer the sole domain of a small group of institutions or faculty.

Congratulations to all our winners! We hope you enjoy finding out more about them.

Winners in full

Competition winners

Outstanding Contribution to the Case Method   Outstanding Case Teacher
Vijaya Narapareddy Zinnoury
Daniels College of Business, University of Denver
David Wood
Ivey Business School
Outstanding Case Writer   Outstanding New Case Writer   Outstanding Compact Case
President Trump Calling: Accept or Decline?
Karthik Ramanna, Vidhya Muthuram and Sarah McAra
Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford
Strategic Actions in Challenging Times
João Silva and José Azevedo-Pereira
ISEG Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Turbulence on the Tarmac
Debapratim Purkayastha and Sid Ghosh
ICFAI Business School (IBS)

Award winners

Overall Award Winner   Free Case
Accor: Strengthening the Brand with Digital Marketing
Jill Avery, Harvard Business School
Chekitan S Dev, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University
Peter O'Connor, ESSEC Business School
Presentations: 6 May and 20 June 2019
The Acquisition Experiences of KazOil
Dana Minbaeva
Copenhagen Business School
Maral Muratbekova-Touron
ESCP Europe
Presentations: 11 March and 18 September 2019
Economics, Politics and Business Environment   Entrepreneurship   Ethics and Social Responsibility
Patagonia’s Sustainability Strategy: Don’t Buy Our Products
Francisco Szekely and Zahir Dossa
IMD business school
Presentation: 7 May 2019
AB InBev: Brewing an Innovation Strategy
Robert E Siegel and Amadeus Orleans
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Finance, Accounting and Control   Human Resource Management / Organisational Behaviour   Knowledge, Information and Communication Systems Management
H J Heinz M&A
David P Stowell and Nicholas Kawar
Kellogg School of Management
Amazon’s Big Data Strategy
Debapratim Purkayastha and Adapa Srinivasa Rao
ICFAI Business School (IBS)
Marketing   Production and Operations Management   Strategy and General Management
Château Margaux: Launching the Third Wine
Elie Ofek and Eric E Vogt
Harvard Business School
Markdown Pricing Optimization at Bloomingdale's (A) and (B)
Wei Ke, Costis Maglaras and Garrett van Ryzin
Columbia Business School
Apple and Its Suppliers: Corporate Social Responsibility
An Ivey Publishing case by
Sun Hye Lee and Kamel Mellahi
Warwick Business School
Michael J Mol
Copenhagen Business School

The 2019 awards will be presented to the winning authors at a series of ceremonies around the world.

Read the press release

What's trending?

Check out our infographic for a quick overview of the awards' key trends.

Infographic: Awards and Competitions 2019


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