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Stanford Business School (2009)
6 March 2009
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A major sports league has decided to run its season opening game in Mexico City. When the teams arrive in the country four days before the event, two of Team A''s star players are kidnapped. The (A) case provides relevant background information about the league, the team, the players, and the planned activities surrounding the season opening game. It also describes what is initially known about the crisis situation. In cases (B) through (F), additional information is revealed as the crisis unfolds. With each case, students are given important issues and questions to consider and discuss.


Sports; Management of crises; Crime; Risk management; Media

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