2006 EFMD Case Writing Competition winners

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European categories

Corporate Social Responsibility

Sponsored by Instituto de Empresa
Nestle´s Nescafe Partners' Blend: The Fair Trade decision

Niraj Dawar, University of Western Ontario
Jordan Mitchell, Richard Ivey School of Business
Ref 9B06A020


Sponsored by EM Lyon
Boblbee (D): The Urban Backpack
Boblbee (E): Inventing the Urban Nomad
Benoit Leleux, Joachim Schwass and Anna Lindblom
Ref IMD-3-1614, IMD-3-1615

Thierry Volery and Martina Jakl
University of St Gallen

Finance and Banking

Sponsored by Toulouse Business School, Groupe ESC Toulouse
Marsh & Mclennan Companies

Ingo Walter
Stern School of Business, New York University
Ref 706-019-1


Sponsored by ESIC
Sitting Pretty: managing Customer - Driven Innovation at Faurecia Car Seating

Francis Bidault and Alessio Castello
Ref ESMT-606-0057-1

Supply Chain Management

Sponsored by ISLI-Institute for Supply Chain Excellence - Bordeaux Business School
SIG Combibloc - Supply Chains Innovations

Lutz Kaufmann, Alex Michel, Dominik Boskamp, Holger Materlik, Eranziska May and Dominik Stenikülher
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Ref 605-025-1

Corporate category

Corporate Coaching

Sponsored by EFMD
Innovation at Whirlpool: Creating a New Competency

Ramalingam Meenakshisundaram, Debapratim Purkayastha and Rajiv Fernando
ICMR Center for Management Research
Ref 406-061-1 

Special categories

Business for Biodiversity

Sponsored by EFMD, FFI & EBCD in the framework of the EC - sponsored project 'Probioprise'
Optima Environnement S.A.: Turning a wonder tree into an eco-business

Benoit Leleux, Jean-Philippe Deschamps and Atul Pahwa
Ref IMD-3-1433

Emerging Chinese Global Competitors

Sponsored by EFMD
Learning about leading in China; (A) Michael Faye goes to China
(B) Antonio Scarsi takes command
Rebecca Chung and William Fischer
Ref IMD-3-1695-C, IMD-3-1696-C

Euro-Mediterranean Managerial Practices and Issues

Sponsored by Euro-Med Marseille, Ecole de Management
Mannai Corporation (A): on the brink
Mannai Corporation (B): back from the brink
Stewart Hamilton and Sarah Hutton
Ref IMD-1-0237, IMD-1-0238

Managerial Issues in Transitory Economies

Sponsored by CFVG - French Vietnamese Center for Management
Smart Communications Inc

Jamie Anderson, European School of Management and Technology
Ayalur A.V Vedpuriswar and Arun Khan, IKC Knowledge Center
Ref ESMT-505-0032-1

Indraprastha Ice and Cold Storage Ltd (A)
S.P. Raj, Cornell University
Atanu Adhikari, IBS Research Center, Hyderabad
This case has been withdrawn from the IBS Research Center case collection.

Public Sector Innovations

Sponsored by Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM)
Deborah Jamieson and the University College London Hospitals

Julie Battilana, Anne-Marie Cagna, Thomas D'Aunno, INSEAD
Ref 406-039-1

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