oikos Case Writing Competition 2013

The annual oikos Case Writing Competition promotes the development of new high quality case studies on sustainability in management and entrepreneurship. An international panel of more than 40 leading faculty evaluates the cases in a double-blind review process and gives written feedback to all authors.

In the 2013 edition of the competition – the tenth since its launch in 2003 – more than 30 cases written by scholars of 10 different countries were submitted.

Corporate Sustainability Track

First prize

Florida Ice & Farm Sustainability Champion from a Developing Economy
John Ickis, Ximena Garcia and Andrea Prado
INCAE Business School, Costa Rica 

Second prize

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.: 'Food with Integrity'
Ram Subramanian
Montclair State University, USA
Ref no 9B13M068

Third prize

Protecting Our Oceans: Sustainability at Holland America Lines
Murray Silverman
San Francisco State University, USA

Runner up

Embedding Sustainability At Novo Nordisk: The Compassion Vs Competitiveness Dilemma
Debapratim Purkayastha and Adapa Srinivasa Rao
IBS Hyderabad, India 
Ref no 713-045-1

Runner up

Modernizing Dharavi: If you build, will they come?
Abhijit Roy and Mousumi Roy
Kania School of Management, University of Scranton, USA 

Social Entrepreneurship Track

First prize

Madécasse: Competing with a 4x Fairtrade business model
Scott Marshall, Darrell Brown, Bex Sakarias and Min Cai
Portland State University, USA 

Second prize

Husk Power Systems: Lighting up the Indian Rural Lives
Manish Agarwal and D. Satish
IBS Hyderabad, India

Third prize

Ziqitza Health Care Limited: Responding to Corruption
N. Craig Smith and Robert J. Crawford
INSEAD, France
Ref no 713-046-1

Runner up

All Good Bananas: Selling the FairTrade Message
Eva Collins and Steve Bowden, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Kate Kearins and Helen Tregida, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
 

For further information on this competition please visit the oikos foundation website

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