2016 EFMD Case Writing Competition Winners

The winners of the 2016 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 2016 was particularly high.

Best of the Best winner

in association with The Case Centre

Not yet announced

Category winners

Corporate Social Responsibility

Sponsored by Kedge Business School
Martin Bauer Group: Corporate Social Responsibility with EinDollarBrille
Peter M. Bican and Carsten Guderian
WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, DE
Ref 9B16M027


Sponsored by EM Lyon

Luisa Alemany, Eugenia Beito and Lourdes Urriolagoiti
Esade Entrepreneurship Institute, ESADE Business School, ES
Ref 816-0037-1

Family Business

Sponsored by Suliman S. Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut
Conflicting Business Approaches of Two Generations: The Otsuka Family Showdown
Debapratim Purkayastha and Ranjana Tiwari
ICFAI Business School, IN
Ref 817-0031-1

Finance and Banking

Sponsored by Toulouse Business School, Groupe ESC Toulouse
USB: Acquisition of Commerszbank AG as a Possible Growth Strategy
Phillip Deisler, Michael Eisenlauer and Fahrudin Abazi
Technical University of Munich, DE

Supply Chain Management

Sponsored by Kedge Business School
Adidas Russia/CIS and the Russian Crisis: Retrench or Double Down (A) and (B)
Carlos Cordon, Benoit Leleux and Beverley Lennox
Ref IMD-7-1795
Ref IMD-7-1796

Emerging Global Chinese Competitors

Sponsored by ChinaCases.org, The Global Platform of China Cases
CNOOC Engages with Canadian Stakeholders
Klaus Meyer and Alexandra Han
China Europe International Business School, CN
Ref 9B17M005

Euro-Mediterranean Managerial Practices and Issues

Sponsored by Montpellier Business School
ABB & Galindo: Winning the Peace (A)
Ref 418-0067-1
ABB & Galindo: Winning the Peace (B)

Ref 418-0067-1B
Daniel Blake, Rocio Bonet and Saul Downie
IE Business School, ES

African Business Cases

Sponsored by China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
Caverton: Hovering into African Markets Through International Strategy
Adeniyi Olarewaju and Sunday Adebisi
University of Lagos, NG

Indian Management Issues and Opportunities

Sponsored by Curtin Business School
Leading the Tata Group (A): The Ratan Tata Years
Ref IMB597
Leading the Tata Group (B): The Cyrus Mistry Years
Ref IMB599
J. Ramachandran, K. S. Manikandan and K. Rajyalakshmi
Indian Institute of Managmenet Bangalore and Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli, IN

Responsible Leadership

Sponsored by the University of San Diego – School of Business Administration
Data Analytics at Alexandra Health System: A New Journey in the Healthcare Industry
Lian Chee Koh, Ma Nang Laik and Zack Wang Zheng
Singapore Management University, SG
Ref SMU-16-0026

Inclusive Business Models

Sponsored by IMD
The Future for Children in Muntigunung: A Social Enterprise Project in Transition
Christopher Dula, Jonathan Chang and Lakshmi Appasamy
Singapore Management University, SG

Latin American Business Cases

Sponsored by Universidad Externado de Colombia
The Pacific Alliance: Myth or Reality? Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile
Fernando D’Alessio
Centrum – Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Peru, PE
Ref 218-0075-1

MENA Business Cases

Sponsored by HEC Paris in Qatar
From Old Fashion to a Fast-Fashion Retailing Power-House: How Diamantine Reinvented the Traditional Ready-to-wear Market in Mena Region
Maaroufi Zoulikga
Esca Ecole de Management, MA

Bringing Technology to Market

Sponsored by ESMT
GE China Technology Center: Evolving Role in Global Innovation
Haiyang Li and Rebecca Chung
Rice University, US, and Rebecca Chung Research Translation and Consultancy, CN-CH
Ref 9B15M099 

Urban Transition Challenges

Sponsored by Climate-Kic
unu GmbH: Sharing is Caring – a suitable business model for e-scooters in Germany?
Frieder Johann Weidenbach, Franziska Beck and Michael Krauss
Technical University of Munich, DE

Sustainable Production Systems

Sponsored by Climate-Kic
Unilever Production Cluster in Tula: Zero Non-hazardous Waste to Landfill in Ten Months (A) 
Ref 617-0035-1
Unilever Production Cluster in Tula: Zero Non-hazardous Waste to Landfill in Ten Months (B) 
Ref 617-0035-1B
Andrey Shapenko
Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, RU

Integrating the Innovation Pipelines

Sponsored by Climate-Kic
BPI Globe Banko: Reshaping the Philippines Rural Banking System
Havovi Joshi and Peter Williamson
Singapore Management University, SG, and the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, UK

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