Top 40 Bestselling Case Authors 2016/17

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No. 30 Bestselling Case Author 2016/17

Paul W BeamishPaul W Beamish
Professor of International Business and General Management
Ivey Business School

Paul's top bestselling cases

Cases Nora-Sakari: A Proposed JV in Malaysia
Talks to form a telecommunications joint venture between Nora Bhd and Sakari Oy have stalled. Students are tasked with restructuring a win-win deal, with the case looking particularly at issues surrounding partner selection.

Research in Motion: Managing Explosive Growth
Maker of the BlackBerry, Research in Motion (RIM), is in a tricky situation. RIM is lagging way behind their competitors, such as Nokia, when it comes to research and development (R&D) expenditures. The company needs to expand so they can increase their commitment to R&D and in turn sustain sales growth. What are David Yach’s (RIM Chief Technology Officer) options?

Mattel and the Toy Recalls (B)
The A part of the case investigates the details of the events leading up to the recall of Chinese-made children’s toys, due to surface paint of Sarge Cars containing lead in excess of U.S. federal regulations, by Mattel. The B case charts the fallout.

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Meet Paul

BiographyPaul holds the Canada Research Chair in International Management at Ivey Business School.

Authoring over 56 books and 133 journal articles, Paul has received a series of awards from the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business and the Administrative Science Association of Canada.

Paul has consulted in both the public and private sector across the globe for companies including Boeing, Canada Foreign Service Institute, Cisco and Dupont.

Key quote

“I have long enjoyed case writing, and for a variety of reasons. Case writing helps you stay relevant by learning about real businesses; provides useful research insights; represents a nice complement to writing journal articles; and is just plain interesting.”

~ Paul Beamish


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