Case Catalogue

Case Catalogue

  • Hoffman, A.N. (Alan)
  • Gold, N. (Natalia)
Monday, 16 April 2018
Electronic Arts (EA), a premier publisher of computer video games and software, was founded in 1982 by three former Apple Computer managers with a small team of 11 people and USD5 million dollars. The company had a vision: to inspire the world to play its video games not simply because they were...
ELECTRONIC ARTS (EA GAMES): AN OVERRELIANCE ON CONSOLE MANUFACTURERS SONY AND MICROSOFT cover
  • Hulsink, W. (Wim)
  • Invernizzi, (Alberto)
  • Resego Lucas, (Elizabeth)
  • Mavilla, (Enrico)
  • Tulsyan, (Ayoni)
Friday, 23 February 2018
In 2015, Marco Janmaat, along with his father and two friends, founded VR Owl to sell VR cardboards, VR content and VR-supported corporate events. The business grew exponentially, and within a year, the company had become the major VR solutions provider in the Netherlands. However, Janmaat expected...
VR OWL: FROM CONCEPTION TO A DRAMATIC CHALLENGE, AN INVESTOR DILEMMA cover
Monday, 8 January 2018
In September 2015, what has become the world’s largest automotive scandal began to unfold as US regulators charged Volkswagen (VW) with using software in some of its diesel engines that could fool emissions tests into thinking the affected vehicles were within permissible US pollution limits. What...
VOLKSWAGEN: STEERING A CRISIS cover
Thursday, 4 January 2018
Shanghai Free Trade Zone (SFTZ) had been considered one of the important policy reform applications in the past decade for China. It has created very high expectations from both domestic and international stakeholders. Being motivated to create an experimental zone for dealing with China's slowing...
EXCITEMENT AND CONFUSION: SHANGHAI (PILOT) FREE TRADE ZONE cover
  • Hoffman, A.N. (Alan)
  • Gold, N. (Natalia)
Monday, 23 October 2017
In 2017, after years of restructuring following the US financial crisis, the PulteGroup, a leading homebuilding company, was poised for the future. The PulteGroup barely survived the 2006 downturn, but went on to implement value-creation and cost efficiencies in every sector of its business, merge...
THE PULTEGROUP: HOME BUYING AMONG MILLENIALS AFTER THE FINANCIAL CRISIS cover
  • Hoffman, A.N. (Alan)
  • Gold, N. (Natalia)
Monday, 23 October 2017
In 2010, 3G Capital merged Burger King and Tim Hortons to create Restaurant Brands International (RBI). In 2014, RBI acquired Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen. Although RBI's three restaurant chains had strong brand name recognition with extensive franchise networks, none were market leaders in the red...
RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL: STAYING AFLOAT IN THE RED OCEAN OF QSR cover
Monday, 9 October 2017
his case follows the Dutch bank Van Lanschot’s journey through a major restructuring. Hit hard by the financial crisis, Van Lanschot wanted to reduce its loss-making business banking division by half within five years and refocus on the more profitable wealth management services for private clients....
THE CORPORATE BANK (PART III): LEADING YOURSELF cover
Monday, 9 October 2017
This case follows the Dutch bank Van Lanschot’s journey through a major restructuring. Hit hard by the financial crisis, Van Lanschot wanted to reduce its loss-making business banking division by half within five years and refocus on the more profitable wealth management services for private...
THE CORPORATE BANK (PART I): ESTABLISHING THE CORPORATE BANK cover
Monday, 9 October 2017
This case follows the Dutch bank Van Lanschot’s journey through a major restructuring. Hit hard by the financial crisis, Van Lanschot wanted to reduce its loss-making business banking division by half within five years and refocus on the more profitable wealth management services for private...
THE CORPORATE BANK (PART II): LEADING THE TEAM cover
  • Thomas, (Amos Owen)
Thursday, 13 July 2017
The in-coming Social Democrat-Green coalition government in Sweden cancelled a decades-long arms treaty with the Saudi Arabia, on the grounds of the latter’s questionable human rights record. While the decision was applauded by civil society at home and abroad, it caused consternation in the...
LANGKOMM SWEDEN: TRAVERSING MIDDLE EAST POLITICS cover