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Gustavo Guillemin , Alvaro PedrozaDecember 31,1969

Alvaro Pedroza Zapata received his PhD in Administrative Science from Instituto Politecnico Nacional (Mexico). He has specialised in the ...

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Becoming a Part of the DevOps Process

ParkMyCloudSeptember 07,2018

In line with the ethos of the current paradigm of DevOps, ParkMyCloud continuously improves upon the ability to recommend and automate co...

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Early Adopters of the Cloud: Communicating the Value Proposition

ParkMyCloudSeptember 07,2018

Cost savings on cloud services and flexibility in diverse working environments are the two pillars ParkMyCloud’s product is built u...

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Expanding Feature Sets: Breadth or Depth

ParkMyCloudSeptember 07,2018

As ParkMyCloud (PMC) is still in early stages, customer feedback has played a significant role in product development. The services of cl...

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Expanding Strategic Partnerships

ParkMyCloudSeptember 07,2018

ParkMyCloud (PMC) is a young company with finite resources. When it comes to scaling, Founder and CEO Jay Chapel sees a lot of potential ...

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Focusing International Growth Through Strategic Partnerships

ParkMyCloudSeptember 07,2018

ParkMyCloud’s (PMC) focus over the next few years is growth. While opportunity in the United States market may be PMC’s focus...

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Reaching an Audience in a Crowded Space

ParkMyCloudSeptember 07,2018

Finding a balance between credibility within the broad sphere of cloud services and providing consumers with clarity on the problem ParkM...

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Riding the Growth of Cloud-Based Services

ParkMyCloudSeptember 07,2018

ParkMyCloud (PMC) was founded in 2015 and is an SaaS platform operating in the cloud services space. Cloud providers such as Amazon Web S...

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The Value Equation

ParkMyCloudSeptember 07,2018

ParkMyCloud (PMC) has always intended to automate cost-saving decisions for customers, but there is a lag time between what the technolog...

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Always Improving: Training for Optimal Operations & Services

CAVAJuly 06,2018

As a restaurant company, CAVA’s ability to grow effectively and efficiently is dependent on their team members’ ability to ma...

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Brand Consistency & Cohesion

CAVAJuly 06,2018

As CAVA launches new CAVA Grill locations across the United States, the team will need to ensure brand consistency while appealing to bro...

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Fueling Full Lives: Mission Driven at CAVA

CAVAJuly 06,2018

As CAVA grows, Brett Schulman (CEO) and Dan Jones (COO) want to be sure they maintain stability despite rapid change by engaging and incl...

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Growth Hiring: Setting Team Members Up For Success

CAVAJuly 06,2018

As CAVA grows, so do its staffing needs. However, as a restaurant company, CAVA does not see much in the way of potential new hires seeki...

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Heatmapping the United States: Expansion at CAVA

CAVAJuly 06,2018

CAVA is opening 12+ CAVA Grill locations a year in an effort to rapidly spread the brand. People are still learning what CAVA is today, a...

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The Cost of Doing Business - The Financial Side of Food Service Delivery

CAVAJuly 06,2018

Chris Lloyd, CAVA’s VP of Finance and Business Development, is faced with a challenge critical to CAVA Grill’s continued grow...

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Whipping Up a New Era: Digital Ordering at CAVA

CAVAJuly 06,2018

For CAVA, digital ordering makes CAVA’s food accessible to consumers short on time and ensures that CAVA stays competitive in the m...

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Occupy SLU: The Case of the Clock Tower Accords

Gregory Beabout , Bonnie WilsonJune 25,2018

Occupy SLU: The Case of the Clock Tower Accords is a narrative of the events related to the October 2014 occupation of the Saint Louis Unive...

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Review of Business: Interdisciplinary Journal on Risk and Society - Volume 38 Number 2 - 2018

St. John's UniversityJune 01,2018

Review of Business: Interdisciplinary Journal on Risk and Society is published twice a year ISSN: 0034-6454 The Peter J. Tobin College of B...

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Accounting Conversations: A Case Study in Auditor Communications

Sarah Bee , Syeda Iram , Jafry Gabriel SaucedoJune 01,2018

This case requires students to exhibit their ability to effectively communicate and request accounting information as part of an operational...

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Corruption and Culture: Empirical Analyses of Long-Term Indulgence and Corrupt Systems

Charles Lanier , Mary KirchnerJune 01,2018

This empirical study of 88 countries explored mathematical relationships between Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions and Transparency Internati...

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Institutions in the Shark Fin Market: Externalities and Incentives

Nathaniel GrimesJune 01,2018

This study analyzes the role institutions have in shaping incentives within the shark fin market. It combines literature findings from mult...

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Minimizing Insider Threat Risk with Behavioral Monitoring

I. Hilmi Elifoglu , Ivan Abel , Özlem Tas¸sevenJune 01,2018

An insider is a person that has or had a legitimate right to access computing resources of an organization. This definition includes any cu...

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Regional Growth and Transportation Infrastructure from Greenways to Public Transit

Robert Salvino , Trevor Tarleton , Nicole Kuhn , Raegan KauffmanJune 01,2018

Tourism-based economies throughout the world are experiencing a surge in growth, driven in part by decreases in travel costs, increases in t...

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Rehiring the Retired: An Examination of Double Dipping in Public School Districts

Nina T. Dorata , Cynthia R. Phillips , Joan FicoJune 01,2018

This study provides a data analysis to identify the prevalence of double dipping in the New York State education system. Pension data, earni...

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Toluca

Jim Joseph, Tracy Couto, George KulickJune 01,2018

Following Mexican President Carlos de Gortari Salinas’ late 1980’s trade liberalization policies, that ignited an onslaught of foreign d...

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Refugees

Michael J. Stellern , Thomas CurranJune 01,2018

In this decision case, students are asked to grasp the magnitude and scope of the global refugee crisis. Pope Francis has identified the cri...

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“It is Just Not Enough”: The Tragedy of a Manufacturing Defect

John Monteleone , Tracy CoutoJune 01,2018

Victaulic Company (“Victaulic”) is a privately-owned, third generation, American family business. The company makes mechanical pipe-fitt...

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Ecotourism in a Country Rich in Both Biodiversity and Hope

Ivan Hernandez , Paula Cortés , Sergio SosaJune 01,2018

Lucelia was a retired teacher who bought a farm in early 2006 with her savings, after 30 years as a Biology teacher for children aged 11 to ...

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Agrowtopia: Cultivating Community, Consciousness and Capital on Campus

Richard Peters , Mark QuinnJune 01,2018

Mark Quinn had big dreams for Agrowtopia. What started out as a class project had slowly evolved into a small university urban farm. In Quin...

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A Pro-Bono Therapy Clinic: Valuable and Viable?

Joan Z. Delahunt , Christina M. Wisdom , Marcie Swift , Melanie SiscosJune 01,2018

John fell while trimming trees, requiring shoulder surgery. The physician ordered physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) as Joh...

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The Global Jesuit Case Series

Tracy Couto , Jim JosephJune 01,2018

The Global Jesuit Case Series (GJCS) was formally launched in 2015 with the singular goal of establishing a series of real-world business ca...

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Creating Scholastic Esport Leagues

EGF (Electronic Gaming Federation)May 30,2018

Driving every decision at the Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF) is the fact that the collegiate esports market is very underdeveloped. A...

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Developing the Scholastic Esports Ecosystem: League Governance

EGF (Electronic Gaming Federation)May 30,2018

The Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF) is putting all of its energy into developing the market with their services to high schools and co...

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Developing the Scholastic Esports Ecosystem: Media

EGF (Electronic Gaming Federation)May 30,2018

The Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF)’s Media division plays a significant role in building the ecosystem and to push esports furt...

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Developing the Scholastic Esports Ecosystem: Platform and Infrastructure

EGF (Electronic Gaming Federation)May 30,2018

The Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF) provides an opportunity for universities to reap some of the same benefits they see with tradition...

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Test 2

May 18,2018

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Big is NOT Bad

May 16,2018

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(Teaching) Managing Mindfully

Sandra Waddock , Lawrence Lad , Judith A. Clair April 01,2018

In contrast to the practice of mindful management, the traditional goal of many business learners – and teachers – is to learn (and teac...

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It Takes a Village: Strategic Alliances & Networks

Tio GazpachoMarch 16,2018

Austin Allan launched Tio Gazpacho because he loved the taste of traditional Spanish gazpacho and wanted to bring it to the U.S. Though i...

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Social Media Marketing: A Taste of Tio Without Trial

Tio GazpachoMarch 16,2018

Austin Allan launched Tio Gazpacho because he loved the taste of traditional Spanish gazpacho and wanted to bring it to the U.S. Since th...

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Tio Goes for It: Growing the Company

Tio GazpachoMarch 16,2018

Since Allan’s first sales at a farmer’s market in Miami, Florida, the Tio Gazpacho product line has evolved in response to ma...

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Tio Listens: Consumer-Driven Trends

Tio GazpachoMarch 16,2018

Tio Gazpacho arose out of Austin Allan’s love for a culturally Spanish product, cold soup made out of tomatoes. But the notion of a...

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Groupon Goes Public: Communication Strategy and Challenges

Frank, Jun; Sauerhoff, Eric; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 15,2018

Three-year old daily deals company Groupon filed for an IPO on June 2, 2011 seeking a valuation of $20 billion. However, the offbeat, local ...

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Kraft Foods: Krafting the Deal for Cadbury

Hsia, S.; Coyle, A.; Brummett, D; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 15,2018

During a tumultuous time that began at the end of 2009, Perry Yateman of Kraft Foods led her corporate communication team through two multi-...

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Chobani: Managing Explosive Growth, Aggressive Competition and Threats to Product Quality

Xie, Y; Truesdell, K.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 15,2018

A product recall in the fall of 2013 sends Chobani, Inc. scrambling to fix the manufacturing problem, and address a flood of customer concer...

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Barneys New York: A Case of “Shop and Frisk”

Cellante, C.; Kelly, T.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)February 15,2018

In late 2013, Barneys New York quickly found itself amidst scandal. Within the span of a few days, Barneys CEO Mark Lee’s attention shifte...

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BP and the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill (A) and (B)

Marques, Dan; Kim, Jonathan; Mickols, John; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 15,2018

An April 20, 2010 explosion on board the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil-drilling platform killed 11 workers, injured 17 and triggered a leak...

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BMW: The Development of Social Media Policy

Grodecki, M.; Kearney, J.; Sikes, C. and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 15,2018

Luxury automaker BMW monitors a criticism on a popular electro-vehicle blog, following public comments made by its CEO. The company must dec...

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Jefferies Investment Bank: Responding with Transparency, (A) and (B)

Baumann, J; Canner, J.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 15,2018

Jefferies & Company, the most rapidly growing medium-sized investment bank, quickly became the focus of many ratings agencies upon the colla...

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AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA: Anatomy of a Failed Merger, (A) and (B)

Galbraith, B.; Hoye, M.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 15,2018

The United States’s second-largest wireless telecommunications provider attempts to create competitive advantage in the marketplace throug...

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Johnson & Johnson’s Recall Headaches: Facing Familiar Challenges in a New Era

Fonseca, M.; Kelly, M.; Sweet, B.; and O’Rourke J. S. (Editor)February 15,2018

On September 16, 2010, amidst a congressional inquiry into numerous product recalls over the past 15 months, Johnson & Johnson’s Chairman ...

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Rebuilding an Icon: GM’s Return to the Public Markets

Guttler, S.; Ragos, P.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 15,2018

General Motors Corporation, once the largest car manufacturer in the world, is now a cautionary tale for corporate complacency. After reques...

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Cable News Network: CNN Apologizes to the Chinese People

Doi, T.; Morley, P.; Munkel, A.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 15,2018

On April 9, 2008, Jack Cafferty made comments concerning the United States’ relationship with China. These comments included calling the C...

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The Boeing Company: Take Off Delays for the 787 Dreamliner

Adair, Justin F.; Tipton, Rory M.; Marshall, John P., O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 15,2018

This case will examine the complex challenges of a firm in the world of global business which must maintain healthy communications with cust...

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BP: Responding to Public Pressure

Couchman, K.; Johnson, H.; Miller, M.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 15,2018

British Petroleum (BP) applied for a permit in 2006 to expand its Indiana refinery and increase its discharge of ammonia and suspended solid...

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Apple, Inc.: Pricing the iPhone

Fischer, L.; Staffieri, A.; O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 15,2018

On September 5, 2007, Apple, Inc.’s Chief Executive, Steve Jobs, announced a 33% price decrease in his company’s newest gadget, the iPho...

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The San Francisco Zoo: When Exhibits Attack

Pinnick, S.; Pisani, L.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 15,2018

On December 25, 2007, a tiger managed to escape its enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo and attack zoo visitors, killing one and injuring two...

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Satyam Computer Services Ltd.: Accounting Fraud in India

Barton, M.; Bhutta, P.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 15,2018

On January 7, 2009, Ramalinga Raju resigned as chairman of Satyam Computer Services. This resignation came as a result of the largest corpor...

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Salesforce.com: The Dark Side of Cloud Computing

Delaney, B.; Lechova, M.; Zhang, O.; O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 15,2018

Salesforce.com is the leading company in the Software-as-a-Service Customer Relationship Management industry. On January 6, 2009, the compan...

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General Motors Corporation: Communicating a New Vision for Survival

Sorenson, L.; Whitehead, T.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 15,2018

On November 19, 2008, General Motors Corporation presented an argument in the U.S. House of Representatives to receive bridge loan funding. ...

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Caterpillar Inc.: Is the Corporation Responsible for End-User Actions?

Bradna, T.; Clark, A.; Sponsel, A.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 15,2018

Since 1967, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have used modified Caterpillar bulldozers to destroy thousands of Palestinian homes, injuring a...

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Domino’s “Special” Delivery: Going Viral Through Social Media

Peeples, A.; Vaughn, C.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 15,2018

On April 13, 2009, Tim McIntyre, VP of Corporate Communications at Domino’s Pizza, received notification of the existence of a number of d...

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The Avastin Crisis: A Crisis in Patient Blindness

Biswas, S.; Gedjeyan, M.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

In spite of similar formulation, Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche has always positioned its two products Avastin and Lucentis separately, a...

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Starbucks Coffee Company: A New Logo for New Markets

Locasto, M.; Triplette, G.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

Following a period of slow sales and rapid company change, Starbucks Coffee Company designed and launched a new logo to reflect the new dire...

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Sony Corporation: The PlayStation Network Crash (A) and (B)

Do, S.; Hsu, J.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

The date was April 30, 2011 and Sony shares had just fallen by more than 5% on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The corporation was suffering throu...

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Kaplan University: The Business of Education

Groppa, K; Turley, C.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

Kaplan University, a Washington Post Company subsidiary, is a network of for-profit colleges that faced scrutiny for educational rigor and a...

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J.C. Penney Company, Inc.: Search Engine Optimization and JCPenney.com

Costello, S.; Ryan, P.; and O’Rourke, J.S.February 12,2018

A New York Times author unearths evidence of deceptive search engine optimization tactics linked to JCPenney.com. Google reacts by burying J...

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Carnival Cruise Lines: Fire Aboard a Stranded Cruise Ship

Cramer, R.; De Lemos, S.; Divel, L.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

In the early morning hours of November 8, 2010, a fire broke out in the aft engine room of the Carnival Splendor, a passenger cruise ship ca...

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AT & T Inc.: A Proposed Merger with T-Mobile

Hunt, T; Liu, B.; Wang, Y.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

In an effort to gain market share and technological resources, AT&T and T-Mobile USA agreed to a merger that would create the largest mobile...

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News Corporation: Allegations of Phone Hacking

Griffiths, B.; Murphy, P.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

By July 2011, News Corporation and one of its UK newspapers, News of the World, faced mounting pressure over revelations that it hacked into...

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Apple, Inc.: Transparency in Corporate Statements About the CEO

Kim, P.; Lee, J.; Lee, S.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

On January 14, 2009, Apple Inc.’s Steve Jobs announced he was taking a six-month medical leave of absence, just nine days after he reassur...

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Taco Bell Corporation; Where’s the Beef?

Roper, C.; Samikkannu, D.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

Taco Bell was served with a lawsuit on January 19, 2011 alleging the restaurant chain’s taco mixture does not contain enough beef to meet ...

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Whole Foods Market: A CEO’s Public Opinion at Odds With A Key Demographic

Imtiaz, T.; Ji, J.; Mitchell, A.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

In August of 2009, the founder and CEO of the successful natural & organic food company Whole Foods Market published an op-ed in the Wall St...

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McDonald’s Corporation Social Media: McDonald’s Is Lovin’ It

Idzik, K.; Shaban, O.; Pletcher, L.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

McDonald’s is preparing for a nationwide launch of oatmeal and simultaneously ramping up its use of social media to promote the product. T...

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Johnson & Johnson’s Strategy with Motrin: The Growing Pains of Social Media

Eisele, K.; Fishburne, P.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

Johnson & Johnson experienced the rapid spread of negative backlash through social media channels in response to an online Motrin advertisem...

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Hewlett-Packard Company: The Departure of Mark Hurd (B)

Martin, K.; Zheng, W.; J.S. O’Rourke (Editor)February 12,2018

After Mark Hurd steps down as CEO at Hewlett-Packard, Oracle hires him as co-president, as well as a member of their Board of Directors. A d...

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Hewlett-Packard Company: The Departure of Mark Hurd (A)

Martin, K.; Zheng, W.; J. S. O’Rourke (Editor)February 12,2018

For five years Mark Hurd has enjoyed dramatic success as the CEO of Hewlett Packard, turning the company’s PC division around and getting ...

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Google’s New Strategy in China: Principled Philosophy or Business Savvy?

Hayes, R.; Trezise, G.; Walther, N.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

On January 12, 2010, Google posted a message on its Official Blog announcing that the company would no longer cooperate with the Chinese gov...

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Facebook: The Evolution of Privacy?

Desharnais, Y.; Jagadeesh, N.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

On December 1st, 2009, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced sweeping changes to the site’s privacy controls. The result was strong criti...

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AntennaGate: Apple’s Loss of Signal (A and B)

Retartha, J.; Riordan, B.; Tingey, J.; Vega, K.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

After the successful 2010 launch of Apple’s iPhone 4, complaints of dropped calls and reduced signal began to pour in from major tech blog...

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The Walt Disney Company: Disney’s California Adventure

Arellano, F.; Felder, M.; Watt, M.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

Disney’s California Adventure was part of an effort to increase traffic to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, and incentivize visitors to e...

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DHL: Closing Operations in the United States

Herrman, R.; Nowak, J.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

On November 10, 2008, DHL announced that it would shut down the operations of its domestic shipping services in the United States. DHL must ...

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Best Buy: Addressing Customer Concerns and Privacy Issues

O’Connor, B.; Owens, C.; Richards, P.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

This case study focuses on Raelyn Campbell, a former Best Buy customer, who is suing the company for $54 million. Campbell states Best Buy l...

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Carat USA: An E-mail Gaffe and Reputational Furor

Husack, D.; Knoblauch, K.; Schwarber, C.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

As Carat USA was in the process of implementing a restructuring plan, a top HR executive accidentally forwarded the communication plan to th...

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Dell Inc.: Managing Reputation in the Blogosphere

Provenzano, N.; Pulscher, S.; Rand, C.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

After deeming Dell’s customer service unsatisfactory, Jeff Jarvis, a well-known blogger, posted an extremely critical open letter to the c...

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Motorola, Inc: Smartphones and the Android OS

Anderson, S.; Gilardi, J.; Sennett, M.; Westerhaus, J.; and O’Rourke J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

Motorola, the producer of some of the most popular phones on the market, has recently fallen in the public estimation. With their last succe...

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Nestlé Purina PetCare: Your Pet, Our Poison

Exten, L.; Gimenez, P.; Steinberg, J.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

The pet food poisoning scare of 2007, in which numerous pet food products were contaminated with melamine sourced from China, seriously dama...

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ABN AMRO: Activist Shareholders Among the Hedges

Maduro, L.; Paunescu, A.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

On February 20, 2007, The Children’s Investment Fund sent a letter to the board of Dutch bank ABN AMRO stating strong requests with regard...

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Facebook Beacon: Cool Feature or an Invasion of Privacy?

Borchers, B.; Lilley, B.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

In November 2007, Facebook introduced Beacon, a feature designed to share a user’s online activities with friends. With concerns for their...

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FutureGen: The Case for Environmentally-Friendly Coal

Hinckley, Jennifer E.; Gallo, Suzanne M.; Buflod, John G.; O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

The FutureGen Alliance was formed to develop an environmentally-friendly coal plant as a joint venture with the Department of Energy. As cos...

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Google Street View: Overstepping the Boundaries of Privacy and Security

Faillo, M.; Hughes, J.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

Street View is a new Google application giving 360 degree panoramic views of select U.S. cities. The media and Google users have voiced conc...

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Xerox Corporation: Developing a New Image

Cooper, Sharita L.; Curry, Mary G.; Riemersma, Katherine E.; O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

After an extensive study, Xerox decided to undergo a rebranding. It unveiled a new logo on January 7, 2008, and now the challenge is to A) r...

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Schering-Plough and Concerns about Vytorin®

Bhagwangar Dhanishtha Kika; and Smith, Matthew R.; O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

Clinical tests showed cholesterol drug Vytorin® was not living up to the claims of the producers, Schering-Plough and Merck. Consumers coul...

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Pittsburgh International Airport: Battling Turbulence in the Airline Industry

Land, Hunter M..; Wentz, Matthew L.; O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

Opened in 1992, the Pittsburgh International Airport midfield terminal complex was designed and built for the hub operations of USAir. Fifte...

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Mattel, Inc.: Lead Contamination in Chinese-Manufactured Toys

Vahrenwald, J. and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

In July 2007, a European toy retailer discovered lead paint on a Mattel toy manufactured in China. The incident forced Mattel to shut down p...

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Macy’s Inc.: Redrafting the Brand Architecture

Lamb, Amanda M.; Elston, Lauren P.; O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 12,2018

Macy’s controversial conversion of Chicago’s State Street Marshall Field’s Store is just one of many branding and customer loyalty cha...

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Johnson & Johnson vs. the American Red Cross

Galano, J.; Schlax, C.; Wang, A.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 12,2018

In August of 2007, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) decided to sue the American Red Cross (ARC) for illegal use of the Red Cross symbol. For over 100...

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Netflix, Inc: Risks of a New Business Model

Allen, D.; Vicente, J.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 02,2018

After ten years of meteoric rises in revenue and subscription customers, a series of communication blunders has put Netflix in a perilous po...

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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.: Supply Chain in Crisis

Banda, S.; Sadler, E.; Wise, B.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)February 02,2018

In late 2015, Chipotle Mexican Grill experienced a large-scale food safety crisis. The company’s restaurants were identified as the source...

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Credit Suisse Group AG: Trading in Dark Pools and Misleading Investors

Sun, J.; Xia, Q.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)February 02,2018

Under the increasing regulation environment pushed by the SEC toward dark pools, Credit Suisse’s two dark pools, Crossfinder and Light Poo...

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Burberry Group PLC: How Much Can a Company Really Control Its Brand? (A), (B)

Ware, G.; Vater, K.; Daly, M.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)February 02,2018

In the early 2000s, Burberry experienced brand perception problems through counterfeiting. Their staple Burberry plaid pattern was being wor...

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Target Corporation: Reputational Damage from a Massive Data Breach

Pribil, K.; Lassarat, J.; Felicetti, A.; O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor) February 02,2018

On December 18, 2013, a specialty blog site released an article alleging that Target had fallen victim to a serious data breach, exposing fo...

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American Apparel: The Plus-Sized Problem

Garg, P.; Fan, K.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 02,2018

American Apparel, a multinational fashion retailer headquartered in Downtown Los Angeles, looked to target the plus-size clothing customer s...

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Bank of America: The Death of an Intern

Gago, O.; Valdivia, M.K.; and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 02,2018

On August 15th 2013, Moritz Erhardt was found dead at his student housing. The official cause of death was an epileptic seizure possibly cau...

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Bank of America’s Debit Card Fee (A) and (B)

Bonanno, J,; Guindon, J.; Riley, P.; Stevens, J. and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 02,2018

In the fall of 2011, Bank of America announced a plan to begin charging customers $5 per month on debit card accounts. The announcement met ...

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Beam Inc.: The Dilution of the Maker's Mark Brand (A) and (B)

Klinger, R.; Laughner, T.; MacDonald, K. and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 02,2018

Maker’s Mark may be part of a premium spirits portfolio but maintaining its authentic history is still important to the brand. When faced ...

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Kickstarter: Igniting Innovation and Sparking Controversy

Arroyo, M.C.; Sawyer, J.; Torfin, J.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 02,2018

Kickstarter, a brand leader in the crowdfunding market, is facing certain challenges as it negotiates the uncertain waters of competition. T...

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Progressive Insurance: Paying a Lawyer to Defend Your Sister’s Killer

Heatherman, R.; Swanepoel, I.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 02,2018

Progressive Insurance faced a widespread public relations crisis when Matt Fisher took to his personal Tumblr site to post a scathing accoun...

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Mead Johnson Nutrition Company: A Controversy Over Enfamil

Broderick, J.; Bussa, J.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 02,2018

Infant formula producer Mead Johnson Nutrition Company needs to determine what its response should be when its flagship product, Enfamil, is...

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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.: Managing an Undocumented Workforce

McMackin, J.; Park, B.; Parrish, B.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 02,2018

Following Chipotle’s meteoric rise to prominence in the Quick Service Restaurant sector, management now faces a threat to their longstandi...

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Carnival Cruise Lines: Wreck of the Costa Concordia

Foster, J.; Sorrentino, M.J.; Florance, C.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 02,2018

On Friday, January 13, 2012, around 9:40 p.m. local time, the Costa Concordia, a luxury cruise ship carrying 4,200 passengers, punctured its...

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Bank of America Corporation: Losing Public Interest

Andrew, B.; High, M.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 02,2018

Bank of America experienced significant backlash in late 2009 regarding excessively high credit card interest rates and overwhelming late fe...

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Amazon.com, Inc.: The Zappos Data Crisis

Hanson, A.; Kenney, K.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 02,2018

On January 15, 2012, Zappos, an Amazon subsidiary, was the victim of a purposeful hacking attack. CEO Tony Hsieh sent out a tweet, alerting ...

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The Boeing Company: The Grounding of the 787 Dreamliner

Carrillo, A.; Harville, L.; Portilla, D. and O’Rourke, J.S. (Editor)February 02,2018

On January 16, 2013, Boeing had its newest and most advanced aircraft, the 787 Dreamliner, grounded worldwide due to fires that started in t...

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Target Corporation: Predictive Analytics and Customer Privacy

Belock, B.; Fasheh, F.; McKeever, A.; and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)February 02,2018

A father complains about pregnancy related coupons addressed to his teenage daughter. Target’s predictive analytics had determined his dau...

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Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.: A Cybersecurity Attack from North Korea (A), (B)

Alexander, M.; Chase, A.; Chase, K.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 26,2018

On November 24, 2014, Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Inc., was the victim of an unprecedented cybersecurity attack launch...

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FIFA: Sponsorship During Scandal

Bodewig, A.; Villella, J.; Wang, H.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 26,2018

The world’s largest sports organization, FIFA, is caught in a corruption scandal as the U.S. Department of Justice leads a criminal invest...

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The Walt Disney Company: Job Displacement and the H1-B Visa

Leary, C.; Shannon, B.; Lawton, M.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 26,2018

Perhaps no brand is more deeply embedded in American culture than that of The Walt Disney Company. So, it was especially shocking when the c...

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Whole Foods Market, Inc.: Damage Control Over Product Mislabeling

Koehler, D.; Rearick, S.; Schoedel, D.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 26,2018

On June 25, 2015, Whole Foods Market finds itself embroiled in controversy when the New York Department of Consumer Affairs releases a repor...

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Mars, Incorporated: Skittles Becomes Part of a Controversial Shooting

Boyan, M.; Gibilisco, J.; McCallum, D.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 26,2018

In 2012 a shooting in Florida rose to national prominence after it was revealed that no charges would be pressed against the 28-year-old man...

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Paula Deen Ventures: Business Partnerships Imperiled Over a Choice of Words

Brinkley, C.; Kellner, J.; Zicarelli, J.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 26,2018

In 2012, a former employee filed a lawsuit against Deen and her brother for racial discrimination. Deen later confessed to using racial slur...

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National Football League: Responding to Traumatic Brain Injuries

Hall, D.; Meara, R.; Nachio, J.; O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)January 26,2018

A class-action lawsuit, in addition to high-profile suicides of former players, cause many to believe that the National Football League is n...

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Spanx: Accusations of Product Risk

Buddig, J.; Knapp, J.; Meader, S.; O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)January 26,2018

On January 20, 2014 The Huffington Post published an article about research into possible health risks associated with Spanx, the market-lea...

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Starbucks Corporation: Tax Avoidance Controversies in the United Kingdom (A), (B)

Gay, J.; Manwaring, S.; O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)January 26,2018

An investigative report into corporate tax avoidance prompts an increasingly powerful citizen’s group to target Starbucks’ UK operation....

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Facebook, Inc.: Curating Moods in a Newsfeed Experiment

Hernandez, J.; Weber, M.; Ferguson, K.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 26,2018

In 2014, the National Academy of Sciences published a study about an emotional contagion experiment that Facebook conducted on almost 700,00...

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Campbell Soup Company: An Advocate for Mandatory GMO Labeling

Buffington, G.; Fasano, S.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 22,2018

Campbell’s Soup Company released a statement on January 7, 2016 announcing its support of mandatory national labeling of products that may...

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Amazon.com, Inc.: Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace

Choi, S.; Li, H.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 22,2018

On August 15, 2015, The New York Times published the results of an investigation, entitled “Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruisi...

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Airbnb: Scaling Safety With Rapid Growth

Beck, M.; Foster, W.; Kenney, C.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editorJanuary 22,2018

Airbnb, a rapidly growing peer-to-peer rental property platform, faces scrutiny and backlash for its actions after teenage guest, Jacob Lope...

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Theranos, Inc.: Managing Risk in a High-Flying Biotech Start-Up

Kelley, C.; Lee, S.; Shields, V.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 22,2018

Theranos became one of the most exciting start-ups in Silicon Valley when it introduced a simplified blood testing method that had the poten...

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Test for Nicos

Tracy CoutoJanuary 18,2018

A test of the peer review system...

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Mylan: Balancing Profitability and Public Approval in the Digital Age

Harris, T.; Keddington, T.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 17,2018

In August of 2016, Mylan Pharmaceutical came under public scrutiny for its highly priced EpiPen, a drug used to treat life threatening aller...

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Maria Sharapova: Banishment from WTA Tour and a Loss of Sponsorship

Coughlin, J.; Fritz, N.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 17,2018

Maria Sharapova, the world’s highest-paid female athlete for 11-straight years and five-time Grand Slam tennis champion, admitted testing ...

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Apple Inc.: Data Privacy and a Request from the FBI

Bailey, C.; Garland, W.; Nitchals, L.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 17,2018

In the aftermath of the San Bernardino shooting in December 2015, Apple was required by a federal court order to assist the FBI in unlocking...

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#ExxonMobil: Climate Change, Science, and Petrochemicals

Porvaznik, J.; Srivastava, N.; Veltmann, M.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 17,2018

InsideClimate News, an online news startup that had been reported to have fewer people than a baseball team, claimed in September 2015 that ...

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Apple Incorporated: European Commission Fines Apple for Tax Evasion

Edwards, J.; Oduro, A.; Naik, A.; O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)January 17,2018

In 1991, Apple mad a tax deal with the Irish government to pay very low tax rates, on the condition that the California-based company carry ...

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Review of Business: Interdisciplinary Journal on Risk and Society - Volume 38 Number 1 - 2018

St. John's UniversityJanuary 01,2018

Review of Business: Interdisciplinary Journal on Risk and Society - Volume 38 Number 1 - 2018 ...

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An Analysis of the FASB’s New Going-Concern Standard and Its Relation to Liquidation Basis Accounting Requirements

Joseph E. Trainor , Cynthia R. Phillips , Maryanne CangialosiJanuary 01,2018

Whether a company expects to remain in existence for a reasonable time into the future is a fundamental consideration for investors and cred...

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FASB Issues New Guidance to Improve Financial Reporting for Not-for-Profit Organizations

Adrian P. Fitzsimons , Irene N. McCarthy , Benjamin R. SillimanJanuary 01,2018

This work examines the August 2016 guidance in ASC 2016-14, Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958) issued by the Financial Accounting Standards...

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FASB’s New Accounting Standard on Leases: Overview of Some Key Requirements for Lessees and Implementation Considerations

Patrick A. Casabona , Timothy G. CovilleJanuary 01,2018

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued its long-awaited new standard on the accounting for leases in Accounting Standards Up...

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The Conceptual Framework: Past, Present, and Future

Sylwia Gornik-Tomaszewski , Yeong C. ChoiJanuary 01,2018

In a broad sense, a conceptual framework can be seen as a structured theory of accounting. A conceptual framework is intended to set forth o...

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Toward Sustainability and Integrated Reporting

Victoria Shoaf , Eva K. Jermakowicz , Barry Jay EpsteinJanuary 01,2018

In recent years, sustainability reporting has increasingly become common practice by large corporations. The Governance and Accountability I...

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The Cocoa Exchange - Video & Written Case

O.C. Ferrell, Ph.D. - Auburn University , Linda Ferrell, Ph.D. - Auburn UniversityJuly 01,2017

Video - The Cocoa Exchange: A Case Study on Market Expansion and Sustainability Written Case - The Cocoa Exchange: A Sweet Spot in the Supp...

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Organizational Dynamics: Leadership,Teamwork, Behavior

Dr. Dana B. HartNovember 17,2017

Course Description: We live in an organization-based society and no organization exists without people. Therefore, understandin...

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Bundling Partner Services to Optimize Customer Lifetime Value

SpitballSeptember 15,2017

After finding significant success in Israel, Spitball has launched in the U.S., with a pilot of 10 universities. The feedback from this s...

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Test

Le MoyneSeptember 12,2017

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Adapting the Customer Experience (with Pear)

CustomInkSeptember 01,2017

CustomInk believes that Pear (pearup.com) is a great value-added opportunity for groups th...

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Adapting the Supply Chain

ThinkFunSeptember 01,2017

ThinkFun has a legacy supply chain and warehousing system based out of Hanover, Pa. Since so much of their competition is turning to a mo...

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Approaching a Diverse Target Market

ShopKeepSeptember 01,2017

Reaching and acquiring small business vendors is a particularly difficult struggle for ShopKeep. The industry is very fragmented and owners ...

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Attracting National Brand Sponsors (with Pear)

CustomInkSeptember 01,2017

CustomInk acquired Pear (pearup.com) in the middle of 2014. The Pear model is to help af...

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Audience Retention

Spoon UniversitySeptember 01,2017

Consumer retention is vital to Spoon University’s growth and success. Access to Spoon’s user base provides value for sponsors...

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Blue Ocean Sports Strategy

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

Based on Monumental Sports & Entertainment's (MSE) presence in Basketball, Hockey, and now Football and eSports, are there any creati...

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Brand Activation in DC’s Sports Scene

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

Brian Gleason knows that once people get into the stadium, they’re going to have a great time; his job is to grab fans’ atten...

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Brand Activation via Social Media

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

Sports team sponsorship no longer means simply attaching a corporate name to a stadium. Rather, it has become a triangle of association b...

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Brand Extension & Product Development

ThinkFunSeptember 01,2017

ThinkFun is always looking for a way to celebrate their most popular and iconic products. One of their strategies has been to revive their m...

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Bringing Awareness to Wolf Trap Philanthropy

Wolf TrapSeptember 01,2017

Although Wolf Trap is one of the most popular venues in the nation by ticket sales, statistics show that most of their concert-goers do n...

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Broadening the KIND Brand

KIND Healthy SnacksSeptember 01,2017

KIND Healthy Snacks sold 5 million of their products in over 150,000 stores around the world just last year. Since the inception of the c...

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Building a Marketplace to Thrive

Noodle CompaniesSeptember 01,2017

Noodle Markets connects K-12 education buyers with product/service providers. CEO Nicole Neal’s biggest challenge is to build a mar...

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Building Out a Grassroots Sales Strategy

Tri-County Scholarship FundSeptember 01,2017

Tri-County Scholarship Fund needs a grassroots sales strategy to be able to leverage the roughly one million people that live in Morris, ...

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Building the Beefsteak Brand: Content Marketing Through Social Media

BeefsteakSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Analyzing the Beefsteak brand presence on social media to optimize the campaign and ev...

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Building the Brand

Hawke & Co.September 01,2017

In 2006 Hawke & Co. re-launched as a men’s outerwear company that identified a unique niche in the marketplace. Hawke & Co.’s target aud...

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Business Development & Alternate Industry Assessment

ServySeptember 01,2017

Servy is trying to dominate the mystery shopping space for restaurants. The CEO, Robert Edell, knows that mystery shopping presents a lar...

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Business Ethics: Creative Ideation & Client Relationships

RedPeg MarketingSeptember 01,2017

RedPeg Marketing is an experiential marketing firm based in the DC Metro Area.  They have worked with many blue chip clients, which ...

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Catering Program Improvement

Anthony's Coal Fired PizzaSeptember 01,2017

Since 2010, Anthony’s has made a major push towards catering sales. Anthony’s management has effectively used catering in the past to ge...

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Clientele Opportunity Assessment

VoicesSeptember 01,2017

Voices.com is made up of two key clients: those who are looking for voice talent and those who are voice actors looking for work. The Voices...

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Clientele Opportunity Strategy & Development

VoicesSeptember 01,2017

Voices.com is made up of two key clients: those who are looking for voice talent and those who are voice actors looking for work. The Voices...

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Communicating Social Responsibility

ServySeptember 01,2017

Servy is reinventing the mystery dining industry through their seamless mobile application. For the first time, diners can provide specia...

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Competing Against Private Label

KIND Healthy SnacksSeptember 01,2017

John Leahy, KIND’s President, spends a lot of time discussing what distinguishes KIND from the competition.  Although he think...

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Competitive Cooperation (with Pear)

CustomInkSeptember 01,2017

A vast majority of CustomInk’s customers are groups ordering custom products. Many of these groups would love to seek out grassroot...

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Competitive Positioning: Vegetables, Unleashed to the Masses

BeefsteakSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Addressing the competitive positioning and customer selection for a n...

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Connecting with Communities Through the Power of Food

BeefsteakSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Building layers on top of a new brand from a strong restaurant group to connect emotionally with peop...

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Cord-Cutters: Email in a Bottle

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

Jennifer Matthews, Sr. Director of Marketing for Monumental Sports Network (MSN), is responsible for building awareness and growing subsc...

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Corporate Social Responsibility Planning

OrderGrooveSeptember 01,2017

OrderGroove is a New York City-based company helping businesses improve their bottom line by setting up effective subscription commerce s...

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Creating a Sales Strategy

CrediFiSeptember 01,2017

A sales strategy consists of a plan that positions a company’s brand or product to gain a competitive advantage. Successful strategies...

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Creating Valuable Post-Purchase Programs/Offerings

SHARKKSeptember 01,2017

This case delves into SHARKK’s client development strategy. SHARKK wants creative ideas to help improve customer experience with the proce...

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Critical Multi-Client Engagement

VoicesSeptember 01,2017

Voices.com operates in a two-sided market; they help voice actors connect with prospective clients. Their online platform makes the process ...

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CSR at Beefsteak: Vegetables, Unleashed to Food Deserts

BeefsteakSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Justifying a CSR initiative to leverage a fast casual restaurant&rsqu...

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CSR Breaking Ground at St. Elizabeth’s

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

MSE is committed to its values of the Double Bottom Line and recognizes it operates a public trust through its sports teams and facilitie...

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Cultural Analysis, Adaption, and Strategy

VoicesSeptember 01,2017

Voices.com has been an Ontario, Canada-based company since their inception in 2003. The company has always used an in-bound sales approac...

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Cultural Relevance in a Multicultural Demographic

Wolf TrapSeptember 01,2017

As a national park, Wolf Trap has a responsibility to host a wide diversity of musicians in order to represent all members of society. Wh...

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Customer Retention Strategies

ChefXChangeSeptember 01,2017

One of the company’s challenges is gaining repeat business. When customers use the service, they post favorable reviews. Yet, customers se...

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Defining & Developing a Complementary Label

Hawke & Co.September 01,2017

Hawke & Co. currently designs and develops products under three different brand labels: Hawke & Co. Outfitter (Sophisticated Outdoors), Pro ...

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Defining Social Media Strategy for a Growing Fan-base

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

Team Liquid’s current internal content production team generates an average of 30 posts a day across various platforms to cover the...

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Designing a Sales-Based Fundraising Strategy

Tri-County Scholarship FundSeptember 01,2017

Tri-County Scholarship Fund wants to change their fundraising acquisition strategy. From a granular level, they want to change how they r...

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Designing for Lean Editorial Management

Spoon UniversitySeptember 01,2017

Spoon’s editors use WordPress as a content management system (CMS) with a plan to build a proprietary CMS in the future. Spencer&rs...

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Developing a B2C Strategy

TAA ApparelSeptember 01,2017

Ronen Ben Joseph, VP of Operations at TAA Apparel, notes there are structural industry shifts and consolidations in apparel retail due to...

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Developing Markets Assessment

SHARKKSeptember 01,2017

Sharkk products are currently sold in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Part of their global strategy is to continue exp...

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Developing the STRONG Brand

KIND Healthy SnacksSeptember 01,2017

KIND Healthy Snacks has developed a diverse product portfolio over the last 10 years. The products began with the core nut bars (NUTS &am...

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Digital Partnerships: Content is King

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

The current environment forces media to proactively reach viewers by any means available, whether it’s a Facebook feed, Netflix dea...

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Double Down on the Double Bottom Line

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSe) is not just about the game on the court, but also how the organization, its teams, players, o...

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Early Adoption Pricing

CrediFiSeptember 01,2017

One of the most difficult parts of running a business if figuring out what to charge for the product. Traditionally this problem is much...

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Early Retirement: Nurturing Human Capital for a Future Career Post-Gaming

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

ESports athletes often begin their careers before they are legally adults. Due in part to loss of rapid reaction time with age, these car...

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Early Startup Hiring

ServySeptember 01,2017

Robert Edell, the CEO of Servy, has the advantage of working with a business partner that he has known for years. They are able to unders...

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Efficient & Effective Hiring Strategies

Pinxter, Inc.September 01,2017

Pinxter, Inc. is a small company that is growing drastically. One of their largest issues is finding new talent that is a good fit for th...

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Employee Involvement with Product Innovation

WeddingWireSeptember 01,2017

When WeddingWire was just getting started, innovation and decision-making moved very quickly. Now that the company has more than 750 empl...

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Environmental Packaging

ThinkFunSeptember 01,2017

Toy industry packaging has been the same for decades. Retailers expect toys to be boxed and suitable for displays. From a marketing perspect...

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Executive Decision Making: Relocate, Replace, or Pivot

Noodle CompaniesSeptember 01,2017

John is not satisfied with the overall product/service quality that Noodle has been able to provide their users. At Princeton Review and 2U,...

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Expansion into Foreign Markets with Domestically Designed Products

Dejavoo SystemsSeptember 01,2017

Dejavoo Systems is a hardware point-of-sale system manufacturer that specializes on secure payment processing through reliable technology. T...

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Explaining and Marketing Software Products to Novice Users

ShopKeepSeptember 01,2017

Most small business owners are not proficient in the areas of high-tech, software, and hardware. This presents a major issue for companies l...

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Extreme Work-Life Balance

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

When what was once a fun pastime turns into a career—one with the mandate to adhere to a demanding training schedule--work-life bal...

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Financing Servy

ServySeptember 01,2017

Servy raised an initial round of capital of $800,000 to finance them for an 18 month runway. Since then they have partnered with over 100 co...

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Fundraising – Traditional Vs. Pledge Fund

Capital Sports VenturesSeptember 01,2017

Capital Sports Ventures’ investment arm maintains a model very similar to a typical private equity firm. They look to invest in sports-rel...

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Gaining Insight into Consumers of a Lifestyle Brand

Spoon UniversitySeptember 01,2017

The idea for Spoon University developed in response to a social problem—college students’ lack of food-related knowledge. A c...

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Getting More Women Involved

Tri-County Scholarship FundSeptember 01,2017

Tri-County Scholarship Fund's mission is to raise money to provide financial support to deserving and economically disadvantaged children...

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Getting the Masses Without Mass Transit

Wolf TrapSeptember 01,2017

While only fifteen miles outside the heart of Washington, D.C., Wolf Trap is facing issues attracting District residents to performances,...

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Global Expansion **Legacy**

WeddingWireSeptember 01,2017

WeddingWire’s model has worked well in the United States and Canada and they believe that it can be replicated elsewhere. However, ...

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Global Expansion Strategy Roadmap

Spoon UniversitySeptember 01,2017

Spoon University is looking to expand internationally from 170 campuses currently across United States and Canada, with a small presence ...

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Global Feasibility Assessment

OrderGrooveSeptember 01,2017

Many companies have shown interest in using OrderGroove internationally. OrderGroove clients distribute products internationally, which m...

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Global Opportunities – Established Vs. Developing Countries

SHARKKSeptember 01,2017

This case looks into SHARKK’s future as a company. SHARKK’s model works very well in the United States and they believe that it can be r...

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Growing Ambition: The Sky’s the Limit

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

MSE is driven by a higher calling to become the largest and most powerful sports management firm in the world, delighting a growing fan b...

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Growth & Development Strategy Assessment

Hawke & Co.September 01,2017

Hawke & Co. re-designed and re-branded itself as a men’s outerwear company in 2006, which was a major change from their historical commitm...

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High Impact Marketing Campaign

Hawke & Co.September 01,2017

Hawke & Co. is a growing men’s outerwear company that has always struggled in terms of their marketing and brand recognition. Although the...

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High School Sports: Market Assessment

Capital Sports VenturesSeptember 01,2017

Capital Sports Ventures is focused on investing in sports companies that target high school athletics. The high school athletics market incl...

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Hiring & Sourcing

Anthony's Coal Fired PizzaSeptember 01,2017

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza currently has 49 open locations in five different states along the east coast. Anthony’s restaurants are alwa...

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Hiring Vs. Efficiency Improvement Analysis

Capital Sports VenturesSeptember 01,2017

Capital Sports Ventures is a very small company based out of the DC Metro Area. Although they are not a traditional deal-based organizati...

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Identifying a Replacement: Professional Vs. Startup Management Styles

Noodle CompaniesSeptember 01,2017

John Katzman is a serial entrepreneur in the education space. Since he has built companies before, he knows that his role is more about iden...

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Identifying and Developing Strategic Partnerships

ThinkFunSeptember 01,2017

Youth education is becoming increasingly more important to society at large. Many organizations are trying to figure out how to enlighten...

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Identifying Candidates for a Changing Market

ThinkFunSeptember 01,2017

In the current ever-changing digital landscape, ThinkFun is looking to hire an individual that is well versed in several different strate...

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Identifying Strategic Partnerships

ShopKeepSeptember 01,2017

ShopKeep has some of the best and most up to date software in the POS industry. Selling just software independent of hardware allows ShopKee...

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Improved Social Media Strategy

Hawke & Co.September 01,2017

Hawke & Co.’s Director of Branding and Marketing, Daniel Montelongo, is looking for creative solutions for a social media campaign for the...

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Improving Multimedia Content

ChefXChangeSeptember 01,2017

ChefXchange is looking to spice up their online explainer videos to generate excitement surrounding their service. They are toying with idea...

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Improving Social Media Outreach

KIND Healthy SnacksSeptember 01,2017

Social media is a massive marketing channel for contemporary companies. Since KIND Healthy Snacks targets Generation X, Generation Y/Mill...

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Improving Training Efficiency

ShopKeepSeptember 01,2017

ShopKeep opened their Portland office in June of 2014. Their agenda was to significantly extend their support and sales hours. ShopKeep curr...

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Improving UI/UX Experience

ChefXChangeSeptember 01,2017

ChefXchange wants to make several improvements to its Web platform. First it seeks to improve the video content by providing a 15-second vid...

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Incentivizing Quality Feedback

CrediFiSeptember 01,2017

CrediFi prides itself on having great data and great analytics centered around the commercial real estate market. They are looking to ge...

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Incentivizing the Community Userbase

SHARKKSeptember 01,2017

SHARKK's community platform needs users but SHARKK is currently struggling with how to attract and retain users without having to spend mass...

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Individual Culture within a Parent Company

Noodle CompaniesSeptember 01,2017

Although Noodle Markets is embedded within its parent, The Noodle Companies, CEO Nicole Neal feels it is important to build an individual...

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Internal Vs. External Hiring Practices

WeddingWireSeptember 01,2017

WeddingWire has been growing at an exponential rate over the last several years, operating with over 650 employees in two main offices (D...

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International Opportunity: Worth It?

CustomInkSeptember 01,2017

This case asks students to weigh the benefits of the US Market for t-shirts against the potential opportunities and challenges of expansi...

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International Strategy

WeddingWireSeptember 01,2017

In 2014, WeddingWire chose to expand by way of the acquisition of a Barcelona-based company, Bodas.net...

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Internationally Expanding a SaaS Company **Legacy**

ShopKeepSeptember 01,2017

ShopKeep is growing rapidly with offices coast to coast in the United States and their first international office located in Ireland. The co...

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José Andrés Foods: Converting Delectable Content Marketing to Sales

ThinkFoodGroupSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Analyzing the social media and content marketing of celebrity chef José Andrés Foods an...

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José Andrés Foods: Distribution and Retail Options for Gourmet Food Products

ThinkFoodGroupSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Analyzing the distribution and retail options to reach the end customer for a small line of gourmet f...

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Lateral Hiring Experienced Sales Personnel

ShopKeepSeptember 01,2017

ShopKeep currently works with over 15,000 small business owners throughout the United States and Canada. The company has experienced a lot o...

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Launching Spoon Cities

Spoon UniversitySeptember 01,2017

Spoon City is a new initiative run by Spoon University to extend the Spoon brand to cities with communities of post-graduates and young p...

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Leveraging Branding under Expansion

ServySeptember 01,2017

Servy currently services the New York, Chesapeake Bay, and New England regions. As they expand how can they use their existing practices, ma...

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Leveraging the Core Business Model into New Market Verticals

Spoon UniversitySeptember 01,2017

As a digital media company, Spoon has an opportunity to reach far beyond its roots in the university arena and is beginning to explore th...

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Losing Control of Culture

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

The organizational challenge for Team Liquid is that rapid growth of remotely dispersed staff has been isolating team members and challen...

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Loyal Fans: Targeting the Best Customers

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

For MSE’s new franchise teams, with little to no fan history nor existing customers, tracking social media data is an important way...

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Loyalty App Design for Brand Engagement at Beefsteak

BeefsteakSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Analyzing the fast casual customer experience to design a loyalty app and tech solutions for brand en...

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Maintaining Culture During Expansion

KIND Healthy SnacksSeptember 01,2017

KIND Healthy Snacks is the fastest growing company in the snack food industry and they have been for quite a while. From an employee pers...

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Management Retention & Incentives

Anthony's Coal Fired PizzaSeptember 01,2017

Anthony’s has been rapidly growing, and the company is in need of an increasingly competent and elaborate management system. Overal...

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Managing a Global Team

Pinxter, Inc.September 01,2017

Pinxter has the unique issue of managing a global team where a significant portion of their talent is located in Ukraine’s turbulen...

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Managing a Global Team **Legacy**

Pinxter, Inc.September 01,2017

Managing a global team is one of the most difficult tasks in business. Pinxter, Inc. has the unique issue of managing a global team where a ...

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Managing Chaos in José Andrés’ Kitchen

ThinkFoodGroupSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Managing a chaotic creative process and struggling with the operational balance of art vs. science....

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Managing Growth

ServySeptember 01,2017

In the beginning, Robert Edell and his co-founder Julian Wormser were the only two people working on Servy. After they raised their seed fun...

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Managing International Cultures at a Startup

CrediFiSeptember 01,2017

Expanding your sales and development teams into other regions and countries is a difficult endeavor and one that often fails. When things...

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Managing Irreplaceable Star Players

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

Yoonsup Choi, Head Coach of the League of Legends team, struggles to inspire a team ethic in young players.  These players ...

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Manufacturing & Logistics Changes

Hawke & Co.September 01,2017

Hawke & Co. produces roughly 95% of their products in China. Hawke & Co.’s parent company began shifting its manufacturing ...

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Market & Growth Assessment (with Booster)

CustomInkSeptember 01,2017

CustomInk developed Booster (www.booster.com) in 2013 to integrate crowdfunding into their custom r...

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Market Analysis & Positioning

CustomInkSeptember 01,2017

Marc Katz’s assessment of the custom merchandise industry is that it’s very mature but not overly saturated. The CustomInk model was des...

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Marketing Strategy Assessment

Pinxter, Inc.September 01,2017

In a recent strategic move, Pinxter has decided to focus on monetizing the application through small local boutiques. The application all...

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Marketing to the Millennial Experience Economy

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

What is the expectation of the average sports fan in DC in terms of what they will spend on a night out? How can we use that information ...

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Marketing Value Propositions to Non-Tech Savvy Customers

Dejavoo SystemsSeptember 01,2017

There is a large disconnect between the high-tech world of the POS hardware and software industry and the resellers and merchants that use t...

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Marketing vs. Corporate Social Responsibility

KIND Healthy SnacksSeptember 01,2017

KIND Healthy Snacks is a company that started with a focus on doing more than just selling nutritional snacks. In fact, that's one of the...

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Menu Development & Related Implications

Anthony's Coal Fired PizzaSeptember 01,2017

Anthony Bruno started Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza in Fort Lauderdale, FL because of his personal frustration with the meager selection of a...

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Merging Owners, Brokers, and Lenders Online

CrediFiSeptember 01,2017

As CrediFi looks to expand their offerings of rich analytics and data about loans and investments in the commercial real estate world th...

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Mission Focus in Everyday Operations at Beefsteak

BeefsteakSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Incorporating the mission to “change the world through the power of food” into ...

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Mobile First & Mobile Only

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

Meet Dan Shanoff, Head of Programming for Monumental Sports Network (MSN). The biggest challenge for Dan is that sports media has been ge...

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Monetizing IP by Merchandising / Licensing

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

Team Liquid’s (TL) CEO Steve Arhancet needs to unlock brand value from intangible property such as player likenesses and the team l...

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Motivating Employees and Rewarding Performance

RedPeg MarketingSeptember 01,2017

RedPeg Marketing is a creative marketing agency that focuses on experiential campaigns for some of the largest global brands. Rather than...

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Motivating Unpaid Student Content Contributors

Spoon UniversitySeptember 01,2017

Spoon is built around the work of unpaid student contributors spread across hundreds of college campuses. These contributors are central ...

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Moving Upmarket in Apparel and More

CustomInkSeptember 01,2017

Marc Katz, CEO of CustomInk, makes the simple observation that people tend to be more appreciative of higher quality products, like a hig...

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New Customer Acquisitions & Fighting In-Housing

OrderGrooveSeptember 01,2017

OrderGroove leads the industry in subscription commerce but still has many problems acquiring new customers. However, this problem does n...

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New Social Media Platforms

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

Monumental Sports Network (MSN) is a multimedia platform company on the web, apps, social networks, and content streaming platforms. Howe...

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Next Generation Sports App

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

Given the differences between the two target customer segments, 1) season ticket holders at the Capital One Arena for the Wizards, Capita...

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Non-endemic Sponsors: They just don’t get it

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

Potential sponsors need to know what they stand to gain from a sponsorship. That means understanding the market and industry you are in&m...

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Non-Invasive Sales Strategies

Dejavoo SystemsSeptember 01,2017

Due to the ever-changing nature and rapid growth of the POS industry from the advancement of technology, resellers and merchants (end use...

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Non-Profit Public Relations/Marketing Strategy (Formerly: Improving TCSF)

Tri-County Scholarship FundSeptember 01,2017

Tri-County Scholarship Fund has been struggling with an awareness issue. They are confident that many local business leaders know about T...

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Omnichannel Logistics Development

Hawke & Co.September 01,2017

Hawke & Co.’s EDI Logistics Coordinator, Samantha Christmas, is exploring the future of supply chain and logistics as it relates to the cl...

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Package Design: A Meal Experience Elevated Above the Ordinary

BeefsteakSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Designing the Beefsteak to-go packaging to cap the meal experience while still delivering on convenie...

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Philanthropic Opportunities

ThinkFunSeptember 01,2017

ThinkFun is aware that not all families have the resources and capabilities in place to purchase their educational games. The company knows ...

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Pivot to a Premium Brand

SHARKKSeptember 01,2017

SHARKK wants to break away from their current model of selling value based electronics and morph the company into a high-end electronics ret...

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Prioritizing Global Opportunities

ThinkFunSeptember 01,2017

ThinkFun products are currently sold in over 50 countries worldwide. Part of their global strategy is to continue expanding into more countr...

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Privacy Laws and Regulations when Expanding

Pinxter, Inc.September 01,2017

The right to privacy has become a major topic around the world. Many large social media companies have already run into issues and, in so...

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Product Development & Expansion

Pinxter, Inc.September 01,2017

Pinxter, Inc. has found success in the fashion industry but now wants to expand into many different verticals. Pinxter, Inc. has the ability...

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Product Development Diversification Strategy; Targeting a New Customer Base

ThinkFoodGroupSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus This case focuses on a marketing manager’s search for new Spanish food import products to be de...

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Product Diversification Vs. Specialization

SHARKKSeptember 01,2017

This case delves into SHARKK’s product development strategy. SHARKK currently offers a myriad of consumer electronics and lifestyle brand ...

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Product Marketing in the Age of Millennials

RedPeg MarketingSeptember 01,2017

Millennials live in a world that is more connected than ever before.  As a result, people can instantly share their experiences with...

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Real Time Cases Valuation

Real Time CasesSeptember 01,2017

This case deals with an interesting problem that all start ups face. Real Time Cases is attempting to raise money to finance the company ...

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Rebranding: From Elitist to Fun?

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

Team Liquid has a branding issue. Team Liquid started as a guild 15 years ago and developed a reputation based not only on tournament win...

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Recruiting Millennials to Carry the Mission Forward

ThinkFoodGroupSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Positioning the firm’s mission and vision to appeal to the culture and values of the millennial...

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Recruiting: Finding the Best Staff

RedPeg MarketingSeptember 01,2017

Brad wants to ensure that he is hiring the best and brightest people for his small but successful business. He feels that most people do ...

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Regulatory Complexity of International Expansion

Noodle CompaniesSeptember 01,2017

CEO Nicole Neal has often been asked how Noodle Markets would expand from the established base in U.S. K-12 education. Given this is a pu...

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Reinforcing Culture Through Human Capital Development

BeefsteakSeptember 01,2017

Case Focus Reinforcing culture through recruitment, training, retention, and team development in the restaurant ...

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Represent: Introducing Celebrity Influencers to the CustomInk Model

CustomInkSeptember 01,2017

CustomInk CEO Marc Katz is happy to have announced the recent acquisition of Represent (www.represent.com), a celebrity social commerce p...

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Rethink the Office: Building a Team Liquid Campus

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

Team Liquid CEO, Steve Arhancet, envisions a college-type campus for athletes and staff to live at and train in as the ideal for building...

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Revenue Model Feasibility Assessment

Noodle CompaniesSeptember 01,2017

John Katzman is a serial entrepreneur in the education realm and he is planning to launch a new business segment in the online learning spac...

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RFID Integration

Hawke & Co.September 01,2017

Hawke & Co. is a men's apparel company, one of their biggest partners is Macy's. Macy's is expanding their inventory to include RFID technol...

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Sales & Marketing Channel Development

CustomInkSeptember 01,2017

CustomInk is the largest player by revenue and market share in the custom merchandise marketplace. The company is now in their sixteenth ...

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Scaling a Restaurant-Tech Startup (Customer Acquisition)

ServySeptember 01,2017

Servy is mystery-dining platform that helps restaurants collect valuable feedback about the customer experience. Currently Servy serves 5...

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Scaling a Startup Effectively

Capital Sports VenturesSeptember 01,2017

Capital Sports Ventures balances two business segments: sports advisory services and sports investment/acceleration. Although CEO Greg Bibb ...

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Segmentation Strategy for College Campuses

Spoon UniversitySeptember 01,2017

Currently, engagement on campus drives value for sponsored content and is wholly intertwined with Spoon’s overall operations. Knowi...

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Simultaneously Implementing an Internal and External Sales Strategy

Noodle CompaniesSeptember 01,2017

Noodle is a vertical marketplace in the education space the focuses primarily on aggregating and delivering data to consumers. The company...

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Smart Arenas: The Fan Experience

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

Zach Leonsis believes in the importance of building a fan experience that makes it worthwhile for a fan to attend a game. This experience...

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Social Media & Marketing Tactics

ServySeptember 01,2017

Servy is an up-and-coming mystery dining app that allows restaurants to get reviews that are not only vetted but will help drive the success...

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Social Media Marketing Conversion

ChefXChangeSeptember 01,2017

Social media has clearly been a great tool for companies trying to reach their consumers. ChefXchange has strong followings on Facebook, ...

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Social Media Overhaul

Spoon UniversitySeptember 01,2017

Spoon University's posts reach thousands, often millions, of people on their social media platforms. Facebook, Pinterest, and YouTube all...

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Sourcing a Sales Representative

ServySeptember 01,2017

Servy is looking to hire a new sales representative to acquire new restaurant clients. As a startup, their funds are highly limited but they...

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Sourcing a Unique Manager

SHARKKSeptember 01,2017

SHARKK's community platform needs a specific type of manager to oversee the progress of the website. This manager will need a specific set o...

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Sourcing Capital to Compete in a Fast Growing Industry

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

Team Liquid (TL) CEO Steve Arhancet reminds us it’s not always smooth sailing in a rapidly growing industry. Sports management tita...

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Sourcing Technical Talent

ChefXChangeSeptember 01,2017

One of the company’s biggest challenges is growing its technical team on a modest budget. Currently ChefXChange is outsourcing its technic...

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Sports Management: Elite Competitive Performance

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

Team Liquid Co-CEO, Steve Arhancet is laser focused on creating the premier destination for athletes to compete at the highest level and ...

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SRP: Delivery Opportunity Assessment

Anthony's Coal Fired PizzaSeptember 01,2017

SRP: This is a Situational Role Play President Patrick Marzano was prompted with the following question: If you do rou...

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SRP: Entering a Competitive Space

ServySeptember 01,2017

SRP: This is a Situational Role Play Robert was prompted with the following question: How did you have the confidence ...

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SRP: Strategic Geographic Office Development

ShopKeepSeptember 01,2017

SRP: This is a Situational Role Play At the end of 2014, ShopKeep assigned one of their top sales managers, Zach Stein, w...

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Strategic & Lean Startup Hiring

ServySeptember 01,2017

Servy is mystery-dining platform that helps restaurants collect valuable feedback about the customer experience. The company has just rai...

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Strategic Alliance & Acquisitions **Legacy**

CustomInkSeptember 01,2017

This case follows CustomInk as they move to acquire Pear (pearup.com). Pear is a comp...

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Strategically Utilizing Corporate America for Fundraising

Tri-County Scholarship FundSeptember 01,2017

Tri-County Scholarship Fund develops great relationships with corporate partners like Chubb, Goya, and many others. The goal is to use th...

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Team Bonding Activities for Conflict Management

Team LiquidSeptember 01,2017

Discipline and personality management are big challenges for Team Liquid’s eSports teams of young pro-gaming athletes. Dealing with...

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Technological Opportunities

WeddingWireSeptember 01,2017

WeddingWire understands that if they are not on the forefront of innovation in their industry, competitors will begin poaching market share....

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The Definition of Great Content

Spoon UniversitySeptember 01,2017

Developing content is at the core of Spoon’s operations. It drives growth of their user base, which impacts revenue potential from ...

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The KIND Movement Engagement

KIND Healthy SnacksSeptember 01,2017

Since day one, KIND has been on a mission to make the world a little kinder.  Employees celebrate kindness in many different ways. &...

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The Road to Financing a Startup

Noodle CompaniesSeptember 01,2017

An experienced founder in the education space, John Katzman laments that the best practices for startup financing don’t easily appl...

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The Role of Executive Chairman

Noodle CompaniesSeptember 01,2017

John Katzman asks a tough question he’s struggled with in many roles. What is the proper role of Executive Chairman and the relatio...

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The WNBA - Try it, you’ll like it!

Monumental SportsSeptember 01,2017

Focus: The marketing director of the Washington Mystics of the WNB...

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Training a Sales Staff with Different Levels of Proficiency

ShopKeepSeptember 01,2017

ShopKeep opened their Portland office in June of 2014. Their agenda was to significantly extend their support and sales hours. ShopKeep c...

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Understanding Demographics – Online Vs. Retail Stores

Hawke & Co.September 01,2017

Hawke & Co. is developing their online presence, so they can begin to distribute products directly to their end users. At this point, howeve...

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User Interface vs. User Experience

SHARKKSeptember 01,2017

SHARKK would like some advice to augment their existing website in an effort to make their content more appealing to both existing users and...

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Venue Selection & Geographical Expansion

Anthony's Coal Fired PizzaSeptember 01,2017

Anthony’s currently owns and operates 49 locations in five different states along the east coast. They are already set up to enter the gre...

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Vetting Quality Users

ServySeptember 01,2017

Servy prides itself on being able to provide high quality feedback to restaurants from serious diners. This information is invaluable to res...

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White Labeling for New Companies

Pinxter, Inc.September 01,2017

Pinxter, Inc.’s original application, Pinxter, focused on crowdsourcing feedback for users within the fashion space. By swiping lef...

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Ignatian Business Values and Benefit Corporations: A Countercultural and Revolutionary Theory of the Firm

Sergio Castello, Andrew SharpJuly 01,2017

Two hundred years ago, 85 percent of the world’s population lived in extreme poverty; today that figure is less than 15 percent (Mackey an...

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Journal of Jesuit Business Education VOLUME 8

Stephen J. Porth, Ph.D. (Senior Editor) , Paul F. Buller, Ph.D. (Editor) , Joan Lee, Ph.D. (Editor)July 01,2017

Editorial The Journal of Jesuit Business Education, Stephen J. Porth, Joan Lee, Paul F. Buller Articles Leadership Development Along e...

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Building Ignatian Values into a Collaborative Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) Program

Tom Purcell, Anne York and Desarae FichepainJuly 01,2017

Demographic and market conditions have resulted in severe shortages of terminal degree-holding candidates for faculty appointments at many A...

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Editorial: Volume 8

Stephen J. Porth, Joan Lee, Paul F. BullerJuly 01,2017

Welcome to Volume 8 of the Journal of Jesuit Business Education (JJBE), the peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the Colleagues in Je...

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The 2016 Jesuit Task Force Report on “Justice in the Global Economy:” An Alysis, Implications and Actions for Jesuit Business Schools

Gene R. Laczniak, Nicholas J.C. Santos S.J. July 01,2017

In early 2016, the Society of Jesus released a Task Force Report titled, “Justice in the Global Economy.” It was issued by the Secretari...

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Keystone XL Pipeline Project: An Interactive Law, Policy, and Ethics Exercise

Meaghan ShaughnessyJuly 01,2017

This paper presents a challenging and interactive legal, policy, and ethics exercise for business students which engages them to explore “...

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Leadership Development Along el Camino Ignaciano

Chris Lowney, Stephen Porth, Francis PetitJuly 01,2017

In 1522, Ignatius Loyola left his home in the Basque region of Spain for a 500 mile trek that included life-changing stops in Montserrat and...

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Portico: An Introduction to Business as an Ethical Practice

Sarah Cabral, Joseph Cioni, Jeremy Evans, Amy LaCombe, Michael SmithJuly 01,2017

The goal of this essay is to describe a unique approach to business ethics education pioneered at Boston College’s Carroll School of Manag...

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Project-based Service Learning: A Tool for Educational Enrichment

Mirjeta Beqiri, Adriane LeithauserJuly 01,2017

This paper aims to present how an MBA Quantitative Methods and Statistical Analysis course could serve as a model of experiential learning f...

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Carolyn’s Dilemma

Britt Shirley, Teresa PergolaMay 01,2017

Carolyn Jones was a recent accounting graduate who wanted to take the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam. Like many others who ...

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Technological and Consumer Shifts in the Music Industry

Nikolaus T. Butz, Florian Stifel, Patrick L. Schultz, Patrick B. O'NeillMay 01,2017

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Diversity and Inclusion within the Journal of Case Studies

Cara Peters, Leigh W. Cellucci, Eric Woodruff May 01,2017

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Renaissance Learning, Inc.

Shane Van DalsemMay 01,2017

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WWJD? Frankincense distiller considers Fair Trade certification

Paul E. Olsen, Anjanette DeCarlo, Steve PassarelliMay 01,2017

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Financial Troubles at Cyprus Airways

Olga KandinskaiaMay 01,2017

Cyprus Airways was the national carrier of the Republic of Cyprus. Established in 1947 and predominantly state-owned, the airline became kn...

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America Online (AOL): Navigating the Ups, Downs and Changes of Online Service

Bradley W. Brooks, Steven M. Cox May 01,2017

It’s never easy for an industry leader to turn its back on everything that had fueled its extraordinary success. But when facing decline ...

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Tracy CoutoApril 04,2017

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FIN 371: Sustainable Finance

Dr. Carolin SchellhornFebruary 14,2017

The objective of this course is to develop a holistic view of the finance function within our economy and society. Economic, environmental ...

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Second Test

Nicos A ScordisJanuary 01,2017

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Pulsating Fraternity- organic coffee as the link between the indigenous communities and the Western market

Manuela Rösing Agostini , Yeda Swirski de Souza , Luciana Marques VieiraJanuary 01,2017

The case presents the history of a group's social enterprises in southern Mexico, which coordinates the coffee chain that has provided an al...

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Nissan Leaf: First Mover or Ahead of its Time?

J. Michael Cavanaugh , Catherine C. Giapponi , Sharlene A. McEvoyDecember 12,2016

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn intends to introduce the first mass-produced all-electric car, the Leaf, in December 2010. His expectation is that b...

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The Kick Seen ‘round the World: A Case Study in Crisis Management and Corporate Governance

Jeremy J. O’Connor, Kelly A. Phipps, Tracy R. BlasdelNovember 01,2016

Surveillance video released to the public shows the CEO of Centerplate Inc., Des Hague, kicking a dog in the elevator of an upscale Vancouve...

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The Revenue Side of the Responsibility-Centered Management (RCM) Model at Regional State University

Marvin L. Bouillon, Clemense Ehoff, Jr., Kenneth A. SmithNovember 01,2016

The continual decline in state funding for public higher education has caused many universities to abandon their traditional budgeting model...

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Wal-Mart N'est Pas Une Banque

Marco Pagani, Asbjorn Osland, Andrew BorchersNovember 01,2016

Wal-Mart was becoming a key provider of financial services to millions of US low-income consumers at the fringes of the traditional banking ...

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Singer Neil Young boycotts Starbucks over Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law

Paul E. Olsen, Karen Popovich, Alexandra BrenockNovember 01,2016

Late in 2014, singer Neil Young issued a social media message calling for a boycott of Starbucks. Young alleged that Starbucks, as a member ...

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Starbucks in India

Pradeep Gopalakrishna, Rajeshwari Victor, David FleischmannNovember 01,2016

In January 2011, Starbucks made an arrangement with Tata Global Beverages to purchase and roast premium coffee beans at a new facility in so...

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Scarlet Lane Brewing Company: Carving Out a Niche in the Craft Beer Market

Daniel H. McQuiston, Craig B. CaldwellNovember 01,2016

Nick Servies, the founder and owner of Scarlet Lane Brewing Company, was faced with a dilemma. Scarlet Lane Brewing (SLB) had decided to pos...

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Starbucks Enters India: The Indomitable Competitor or Underdog?

Karen A. Berger, Laura J. BlakeNovember 01,2016

By 2011 analysts and journalists were buzzing about why Starbucks had been so timid with its entry into India. After all, Starbucks had over...

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The Path Forward for Dusty Rocker Boots

Don Pope, Jim LittonNovember 01,2016

Leslie Thompson started a western boot business based on her idea of an interchangeable decorative inlay, visible through a patterned openin...

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Rebranding Downtown Fletcher: A Case of Strategic Marketing for a Non-Profit Organization

Mary C. Martin, Jill D. Moeder, Michael J. Martin, Henry Schwaller, IV, Stacey SmithNovember 01,2016

The Downtown Development Corporation (DDC) in Fletcher, NE was a non-profit organization that organized events in downtown Fletcher, a small...

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Journal of Jesuit Business Education VOLUME 7

Stephen J. Porth, Ph.D. (Senior Editor) , Paul F. Buller, Ph.D. (Editor) , Joan Lee, Ph.D. (Editor)July 01,2016

The Journal of Jesuit Business Education is the peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJB...

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Educating Future Business Leaders in the Jesuit Tradition: Incorporating Chris Lowney’s Four Core Pillars Into a Business Strategy Course

Catherine C. GiapponiJuly 01,2016

Faculty at Jesuit institutions may understand the fundamental drivers of a Jesuit education. But what is not as obvious is how to infuse Jes...

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Integrating Ignatian Values into an International Executive MBA Immersion Experience

Joseph P. Shadle , Elaine Crable , Hema KrishnanJuly 01,2016

In Spring 2015, a three-member team comprised of two business faculty and the Director for the Center for Mission and Identity from a Midwes...

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A Global Jesuit Case Series: Towards Principled Leadership in a Turbulent World

Dennis O’Conner, Ph.D. , Daniel Orne, Ph.D. , David McCallum, S.J.July 01,2016

We envision and propose a Jesuit “knowledge network” to facilitate the work of building a transformative Jesuit business education throu...

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Learning through Reflection in Management Education

Maria A. Quijada , Catherine McGrath , Aimee WheatonJuly 01,2016

Reflection is a fundamental component of Ignatian pedagogy linking action and experience to learning. Developing skills of reflection will s...

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The Role of the Imagination in Whole Person Education: Creativity, Empowerment, and Transformation

Jessica Ludescher ImanakaJuly 01,2016

This paper makes a case for expanding the role of the imagination in whole person education. Imagination, grounded in faith, serves the prom...

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Men and Women For and With Others: Enhancing the Application of a Jesuit Ideal with Concepts from Social Marketing

Karl C. AlorbiJuly 01,2016

This paper contributes to Father Pedro Arrupe’s (1973) call to the Jesuit educational apostolate to consider new analytical tools and appr...

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The Jesuit University and Business School Mission: Challenges and Priorities

Enrique López ViguriaJuly 01,2016

The aim of this article is to familiarize readers with and further explore the Society of Jesus’ (Jesuit) university mission, as well as i...

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Speed D-bating: Ignatian Pedagogy Meets Speed Dating

Joan LeeJuly 01,2016

Research shows that Millennial students learn differently (Rivera and Huertas, 2006, Pinder-Grover and Groscurth, 2009, Novotney, 2010, Bart...

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Editorial: The Politics of Anger and Jesuit Business Education

Stephen J. Porth , Joan Lee , Paul F. BullerJuly 01,2016

What does the politics of anger and cynicism that characterizes the 2016 U.S. presidential primary have to do with big business? In his rece...

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Men and Women For and With Others: Enhancing the Application of a Jesuit Ideal with Concepts from Social Marketing

Karl C. AlorbiJuly 01,2016

This paper contributes to Father Pedro Arrupe’s (1973) call to the Jesuit educational apostolate to consider new analytical tools and appr...

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Business Travel or Recreation: The RV Case

Paul Brennan, Ferdinand SiagianMay 01,2016

This descriptive case provided an exercise for students to argue, under the applicable legal framework, whether the taxpayer’s purported b...

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Lean Startups: Using the Business Model Canvas

Marina Onken, Danielle CampeauMay 01,2016

Team SōPOD, a student-lead business startup, was required to follow Lean Startup Methodologies and utilize the Business Model Canvas to val...

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Teakoe: The Path To Growth

Mika Tatum Kusar, Rick MullMay 01,2016

Teakoe was relatively young, start-up tea manufacturer, located in Denver, Colorado. Since Teakoe’s first sale in 2009, the company develo...

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Ryan Braun’s Suspension

Britt ShirleyMay 01,2016

After the Major League Baseball’s (MLB’s) 2011 season, a report surfaced that Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers had tested positive fo...

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Disruptive student behavior in a college classroom: The case of the sole mutineer

Mark Johnson, Joanne TokleMay 01,2016

A student in a Health Care Management course goes on a tirade by verbally criticizing the course and the way the course is taught. The stude...

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Facing an Impossible Situation?

Neil Tocher, Alexander R. Bolinger, William E. Stratton, Ivan KongMay 01,2016

This case describes first lieutenant Mike Dawson’s experience during his U.S. Army 2011-2012 tour in Afghanistan as an engineer advisor at...

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Ain’t There No More: The Times-Picayune Downsizes

Jeff Totten, Craig Davis, Hans K. MeyerMay 01,2016

In May 2013, the New Orleans Times-Picayune’s (T-P) executive management made the decision to print the newspaper three days a week and di...

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Crisis at a Local Barbershop

James Burnes, Raj Devasagayam, Gary ClendenenMay 01,2016

It was April and azaleas were blooming everywhere, but Tim Peterson was not enjoying the beauty around him. He was looking at sales at his o...

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Air Zoo: Free Admission Promotion

Mike McCardle, JoAnn AtkinMay 01,2016

The Air Zoo, an aviation museum located in southwest Michigan, is approaching its 30th anniversary and is faced with declining attendance an...

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Cigarette Taxes in Ohio

Michael JonesJanuary 01,2016

In 2015, Ohio’s Governor Kasich proposed a budget that would reduce the state’s income tax for both businesses and individual taxpayers....

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The Dog Bite

Michael Hogg, Karen FoustJanuary 01,2016

River Region Animal League, a not-for-profit organization, has experienced tremendous growth during the period covered in the case. The fin...

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I Deserve an ‘A’: A Professor’s Dilemma

Larry Carstenson, Noel F. Palmer, Srivatsa SeshadriJanuary 01,2016

This case involves a dilemma faced by a professor, Dr. Bethany Locasta, in assigning grades to a student, Brock, who departed a study abroad...

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Dairy Doo or Dairy Don’t: A New Branding Decision

Timothy P. Brotherton, Donna A. SmithJanuary 01,2016

This case concerns a local entrepreneur’s decision to either expand his product line by reselling another company’s product, Nature Safe...

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Two-A-Day: A Choice of Target Market Selection of Apple Export Business

Kyle Huggins, Mias Pretorius, Johan Burger, Jeff OverbyJanuary 01,2016

Before 2008, the Two-a-Day Group and other apple growers in South Africa had been successful in exporting their fruit to the EU and UK at he...

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It’s a Bond…It’s Solar Energy…It’s a Rental Property…Or, All of the Above?

Susan WhiteJanuary 01,2016

A former mutual fund chief investment officer, Mike Atherton, was concerned about the future volatility of bonds in a likely environment of ...

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Frances Mumford and Her Board of Advisors

Dawn E. Chandler Steven M. CoxJanuary 01,2016

This case details the early career trajectory of a recent college graduate who effectively leveraged mentoring to achieve career success. T...

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Frances Mumford and Her Board of Advisors

Dawn E. Chandler Steven M. CoxJanuary 01,2016

This case details the early career trajectory of a recent college graduate who effectively leveraged mentoring to achieve career success. T...

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Tendering for Bus Transport: A Bumpy Ride for PCL

Dr. Heather Connolly, Dr. Jenny Gibb, Professor Kathryn Pavlovich, Associate Professor Eva CollinsJanuary 01,2016

In September 2015, CEO of Pavlovich Coachlines Ltd (PCL), Bernard Pavlovich, needed to make some significant decisions regarding his company...

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Tendering for Bus Transport: A Bumpy Ride for PCL

Dr. Heather Connolly, Dr. Jenny Gibb, Professor Kathryn Pavlovich, Associate Professor Eva CollinsJanuary 01,2016

In September 2015, CEO of Pavlovich Coachlines Ltd (PCL), Bernard Pavlovich, needed to make some significant decisions regarding his company...

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Scaling Up a Small Technology Firm: Business Model Innovation at HaylioMed

Dr. Nicole Gross, Dr. Niall Connolly, Prof. Peter McNamaraJanuary 01,2016

Mike Kramer, the CEO of HaylioMed, led his small technology firm for over a decade, during which time it had become the market leader in the...

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Perry Pallet: Pursuing Sustainability

Stella Hua, Stephen BellrichardJanuary 01,2016

This case study introduces Perry Pallet, a small pallet manufacturer created to pursue sustainability within an industry that was going thro...

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Scaling Up a Small Technology Firm: Business Model Innovation at HaylioMed

Dr. Nicole Gross, Dr. Niall Connolly, Prof. Peter McNamaraJanuary 01,2016

Mike Kramer, the CEO of HaylioMed, led his small technology firm for over a decade, during which time it had become the market leader in the...

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Perry Pallet: Pursuing Sustainability

Stella Hua, Stephen BellrichardJanuary 01,2016

This case study introduces Perry Pallet, a small pallet manufacturer created to pursue sustainability within an industry that was going thro...

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Negotiating an Exploding Offer

Scott Carr, Alexander R. Bolinger, Neil TocherJanuary 01,2016

Trevor, a recent MBA graduate, was able to secure promising interviews with two companies. Following his interview with the first company, T...

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Negotiating an Exploding Offer

Scott Carr, Alexander R. Bolinger, Neil TocherJanuary 01,2016

Trevor, a recent MBA graduate, was able to secure promising interviews with two companies. Following his interview with the first company, T...

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Frances Mumford and Her Board of Advisors

Dawn E. Chandler Steven M. CoxJanuary 01,2016

This case details the early career trajectory of a recent college graduate who effectively leveraged mentoring to achieve career success. T...

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Negotiating an Exploding Offer

Scott Carr, Alexander R. Bolinger, Neil TocherJanuary 01,2016

Trevor, a recent MBA graduate, was able to secure promising interviews with two companies. Following his interview with the first company, T...

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Perry Pallet: Pursuing Sustainability

Stella Hua, Stephen BellrichardJanuary 01,2016

This case study introduces Perry Pallet, a small pallet manufacturer created to pursue sustainability within an industry that was going thro...

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Scaling Up a Small Technology Firm: Business Model Innovation at HaylioMed

Dr. Nicole Gross, Dr. Niall Connolly, Prof. Peter McNamaraJanuary 01,2016

Mike Kramer, the CEO of HaylioMed, led his small technology firm for over a decade, during which time it had become the market leader in the...

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Tendering for Bus Transport: A Bumpy Ride for PCL

Dr. Heather Connolly, Dr. Jenny Gibb, Professor Kathryn Pavlovich, Associate Professor Eva CollinsJanuary 01,2016

In September 2015, CEO of Pavlovich Coachlines Ltd (PCL), Bernard Pavlovich, needed to make some significant decisions regarding his company...

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My Job or My Values

Samantha Gardner, Neil Tocher, Alexander R. BolingerJanuary 01,2016

This decision-oriented critical incident describes Stacey Garrison’s personal dilemma of whether to candidly express her concerns about th...

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Sylvia's Hallmark Shop

Joyce A. Young, Paul W. ClarkJanuary 01,2016

Sylvia Wright, owner of a local Hallmark card shop, had just read a newspaper article announcing the closing of another location in a neighb...

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Groupon: Innovative Accounting Metrics for a New Business Model?

Jeffrey Miller, Jeffrey StrawserJanuary 01,2016

Groupon, Inc.’s growth had been spectacular, and in less than three years after its founding, it was ready to make its initial public offe...

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Taking the Leap: Gary and Darla Become Entrepreneurs

Tony Tocco, Craig Sasse, Turner WhiteJanuary 01,2016

Gary and Darla Beggs, after long, professional tenures in large corporations, decided to become business owners. The two experienced busine...

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Food Fight: Law and Public Relations in Pizza Wars

Brad Reid, Andrew BorchersJanuary 01,2016

This decision-oriented critical incident addresses potential legal and marketing conflicts in the restaurant industry based on claims of sup...

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How Can FIFA President Gianni Infantino Improve FIFA's Tarnished Image?

Nanette Clinch, Marco Pagani, Asbjorn OslandJanuary 01,2016

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) focused on improvement of football (known as soccer in the U.S.) and organize...

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English-Only Controversy at City Market Co-op

Paul E. Olsen, Peter T. KellyJanuary 01,2016

This critical incident considers an English-only language controversy at City Market, Onion River Co-op, a grocery store and food co-op loca...

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Domelights.com: An Examination of Who Is to Blame for a Hostile Work Environment

Charles P. Wilson, Shirley A. Wilson, Harsh K. LutharJanuary 01,2016

This descriptive critical incident describes events which took place within the Philadelphia Police Department which resulted in a federal l...

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Credit Union's Office Operating Expense Ratio?

Robert Tokle, Neil TocherJanuary 01,2016

John, a long-time board member at Midwestern Community Credit Union (MCCU), noted in one of his financial reviews that MCCU’s operating ex...

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Country Crock: Healthy Recipe Leaves Bad Taste in Consumers' Mouths

Bradley Brooks, Steven Cox, Timothy E. BursonJanuary 01,2016

Country Crock spread (a butter substitute made by Unilever) had changed its recipe to meet increasing consumer pressures for healthy food pr...

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The Colonel Crowther Foundation: Succession Planning in a Non-Profit Organization

Robert G. EdmondsJanuary 01,2016

This descriptive critical incident is based upon a real life situation encountered by the author. As vice president and a member of the Boa...

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Bolstering the Booster Club

JoAnn L. Atkin, Michael McCardleJanuary 01,2016

Dennis Chandler, the incoming president of the Blue Line Hockey Booster Club (BLC) faced a challenging situation. The BLC’s mission was t...

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"10 Things I Hate About. . ."Contract Breaches

Jessica MagaldiJanuary 01,2016

The critical incident stems from a contract dispute between actor Evan Rachel Wood and film producer 10 Things I Hate, LLC, concerning the f...

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Kim Hamel and Her 90-Day Plan

Dawn E. Chandler, Steven CoxJanuary 01,2016

This critical incident about a senior-ranking female in law enforcement focuses on a decision about whether to create a formal, 90-day plan ...

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How to Get New Banks to Join the LIBOR Panel

Marco Pagani, Elizabeth Grace, Asbjorn OslandJanuary 01,2016

“We cannot get new banks to join the LIBOR panel. This is unfortunate from my perspective. But you can understand the situation of a ban...

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Woman in the Eye of the Storm

Monika HudsonJanuary 01,2016

A female African American attorney was mentally reviewing her performance over the last 30 months to determine if she was likely to be retai...

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The Case of the Wayward College Dean: An Examination of Alleged Fraud

Kathy S. Pollock, Janet C. PapiernikJanuary 01,2016

This descriptive critical incident describes the events and resulting tragic consequences of Dr. Cecilia Chang’s extensive, alleged fraud ...

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Staff Utilization: It's More Than Just a Metric

Robert R. Picard, Ann M. HackertJanuary 01,2016

Mitch Mainhardt was ultimately responsible for hiring and developing the professionals in his office. He and Joy Jones were reviewing staff...

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TrintMe: Perseverance a Friend or Enemy?

Sarika PruthiJanuary 01,2016

This decision-oriented critical incident is most appropriate for courses in new venture creation, entrepreneurship, and strategy....

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Please Don't Touch Me: A Time for Feedback?

Claire L. McCarty, Elizabeth DeRosier, Mike SchechterJanuary 01,2016

Alicia Jones and Kevin Killian worked for Midwest Products. More than once, Alicia experienced Kevin putting his arm around her when talkin...

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Technical Foul: Congratulating Michael Jordan

Mike Schechter, Janell KurtzJanuary 01,2016

To celebrate the legendary basketball player Michael Jordan’s induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame, the grocery store chain Jewel-Os...

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Tax Inversions: Maximizing Wealth by Going Abroad

Julio Rivas-Aguilar, Andrew BorchersJanuary 01,2016

This critical incident describes the merger and controversial tax inversion of U.S.-based Burger King and Canada-based Tim Hortons. Inversi...

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Radosta Oil: Back from the Brink

Lorin Walker, Matthew VanSchenkhofJanuary 01,2016

The press hinted at a possible hostile takeover, and Jerry Bailey knew his job was on the line. Bailey was keenly aware that things needed t...

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WTF? McDonald's Minion Unhappy Meal

Paul E. Olsen, Karen Popovich, Tiffany A. ThompsonJanuary 01,2016

This critical incident describes the social media response of some customers when they believed a Happy Meal’s Minion toy was saying the e...

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Taking the List: Ethics in Pharmaceutical Sales

Scott D. Hayward, Robin T. ByerlyJanuary 01,2016

Adam Norris made his way in the “arms race” of pharmaceutical sales. He was the sales representative for a new drug that could help pat...

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Long Term Care: A Personal Financial Decision

Jeff Brookman, Ann M. Hackert, Robert PicardJanuary 01,2016

This critical incident can be used in a basic finance or personal finance class. The CI assumes the student has basic skills in finance, in...

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Memorial Hospital and Changes Related to Accounting for Leases

Macey BukerJanuary 01,2016

Memorial Hospital was part of a successful, for-profit, integrated healthcare organization. The hospital relied upon leases to finance equi...

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Northstar Café: Food Cost Accounting

Lindsay Meermans, Rachel Wilson, Greg HeineJanuary 01,2016

This case explores the vital relationship between the measurement of inventory and income for the restaurant Northstar Café. The case cent...

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Accounting for Leases: Operating or Capital – Does It Really Matter?

Karen Foust, Christine Smith, Beauregard ParentNovember 01,2015

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Northern Lights: A Student-Run Cafe

David Fleischmann, Karen Berger, Kathryn Winsted November 01,2015

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The Reverse Merger Between T-Mobile And MetroPCS

Padma Kadiyala, Matthew BergmanNovember 01,2015

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Send Him with Todd!

Donald A. Carpenter, Kay A. HodgeNovember 01,2015

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Caribou Mountain Credit Union: Back to the Future?

Robert Tokle, Joanne TokleNovember 01,2015

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Life After Senegal

Elida M. Lynch, Elizabeth H. Jones, Meredith A. E. CollierNovember 01,2015

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Cummins Crosspoint Kinetics: Positioning and Launching the CK3000 Hybrid Engine

Daniel H. McQuistonNovember 01,2015

Cummins Crosspoint Kinetics, a division of Cummins Crosspoint, the Cummins Engine distributor in Indianapolis, Indiana faced a thorny proble...

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Accounting for Leases: Operating or Capital – Does It Really Matter?

Karen Foust, Christine Smith, Beauregard ParentNovember 01,2015

A top accounting student was struggling with the concept of capital leases versus operating leases. After looking at the financial statemen...

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Glocalization Challenge: A Small Apparel Company in New York Cit

Nakato HirakuboNovember 01,2015

Koji managed two stores and an e-commerce site for a New York subsidiary of a Japanese apparel company. It designed and sold jeans and deni...

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Linda Construction Company’s Decision on Expanding Its Product Mix

Michelle DeMoss, Benjamin D. GossNovember 01,2015

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Bike-Share: A Bicycle Program For Campus

Sandeep Bhowmick, Dale L. VarbleNovember 01,2015

Michael was uncertain whether a bike-share or rental program in any format was feasible on the ISU campus. The director of the Institute for...

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Jesuit Values, Environmental Sustainability and Businesses Core Curriculum

Kevin E. Henrickson, Erica H. JohnsonJuly 01,2015

Business Schools have typically approached ethical and/or sustainability aspects of their curriculum as complements to the traditional busin...

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The Buddha and Ignatius of Loyolain Conversation: Responding to the Challenge of Religious Pluralism in Faith-Based Higher Education

Andre L. Delbecq, Kathleen L. McCarthy, Len TischlerJuly 01,2015

Catholic Universities frequently seek to anchor students’ educational experience in the spiritual charism of a founding religious order (W...

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Ignatian Pedagogy in the Strategy Classroom: Experience, Reflection and Action Towards Better Managerial Decisions

Alfredo J. Mauri, João Neiva de Figueiredo, Nicholas S. Rashford, S.J.July 01,2015

Ignatian Pedagogy has been an integral part of Jesuit education, functioning as an anchor that has guided teaching and pedagogical research ...

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Contributing to an Ignatian Perspective on Leadership

Ronald L. Dufresne, Karin Botto, E. Springs SteeleJuly 01,2015

Few authors have articulated an Ignatian perspective on leadership. While Lowney’s Heroic Leadership and Byron’s Next-Generation Leaders...

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Editorial:The Journal of Jesuit Business Education

Stephen J. Porth, Joan Lee, Paul F. BullerJuly 01,2015

Welcome to Volume 6 of the Journal of Jesuit Business Education (JJBE). On this ve-year anniversary of the launch of the Journal, we pause ...

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The Purpose of Business: A Jesuit Educational Challenge to Shareholder Primacy

Stephen Porth and John McCallJuly 01,2015

Critics of contemporary business education are growing in number and their calls for reform are getting louder and more urgent. Jesuit busin...

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Benchmarks for Jesuit Business Education: Lessons for Presidents, Provosts, Deansand Search Committees

Gerald Cavanagh, S.J.July 01,2015

Colleges of Business at Jesuit universities strive to be the best. But it is essen- tial that they decide for themselves the criteria for wh...

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Applying Jesuit Values by Exploring Sustainable Tourism in Latin America

Anne H. Reilly and Naznin LaryaJuly 01,2015

Incorporating sustainability topics in the Jesuit business school classroom highlights stewardship of the earth’s nite resources, a key a...

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Accompanying—Three Understandings

John C. Haughey, S.J.July 01,2015

Whoever thought of the theme of “accompanying” for the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJBE) conference in San Francisco (July ...

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Journal of Jesuit Business Education VOLUME 6

Stephen J. Porth, Ph.D. (Senior Editor) , Paul F. Buller, Ph.D. (Editor) , Joan Lee, Ph.D. (Editor)July 01,2015

The Journal of Jesuit Business Education is the peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJB...

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A Giant Passes: Nelson Mandela and his Great Human Personhood

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 29,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 3.1: Nelson Mandela, the freedom fighter who led the emancipation of South Africa from white minority rule, who em...

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A Life of Struggle: Freedom Fighter, Doctor, Communist, Lakshmi Sahgal is no more

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 29,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics: 3.2: A Life of Struggle: Lakshimi Sahgal's felt the whole freedom struggle had gone wrong. Partition had been a d...

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Dr. Amar Gopal Bose, Acoustics Pioneer and Inventor (November 2, 1929 - July 12, 2013)

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 29,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 3.3: Dr. Amar Gopal Bose, Acoustics Pioneer and Inventor:His name and company became synonymous with high quality ...

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Panama Nature Fresh Pvt. Ltd.

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 29,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 4.1: Panama Nature Fresh Pvt. Ltd.: Panama Nature Fresh Pvt. Ltd. was formally incorporated in India in 2013 with ...

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The Horrors of Chicken Farms

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 29,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 4.2: Chickens, referred to as “broilers” by the industry, arrive at the grow-out facility where they will spen...

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Dividend Payments via Debt

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 29,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 4.3: This case discusses the rationale behind doling out dividends to shareholders at the cost of liquidity and fi...

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Managing Trusting Relationships in Indian Organized Retailing

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 29,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 5.1: Despite uncertainty and slowdown in the Indian economy, India has recorded sustained growth in merchandise re...

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Bain sues EY over $60-m loss in Lilliput Kids Wear

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 29,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 5.2: The case involves three key stakeholders – Bain Capital Partners, Lilliput Kids wear and Ernst & Young. It ...

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Building Indo-Japan Trusting Business Relationships

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 29,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 5.3: Japan is putting pressure on India to sort out taxation, labor and other problems that Toyota, Mitsubishi and...

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Toluca

Jim Joseph , Daniel Orne, Ph.D. , Josep Franch, Ph.D.June 25,2015

In early June 1991, Ed James, American, aged 30, just appointed General Manager of Oneida Mexicana was back in his office in Toluca (Mexico)...

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Worldwide Collapse of Financial Markets in 2008

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 25,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 1.1: The year 2008 will go down in American and global economic history as the worst since 1931. The year began wi...

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Europe's Boat People: A Moral and Political Disgrace

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 25,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 1.2: Hundreds of thousands of migrants who are lucky enough to survive the journey to mainland Europe, land first ...

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Radiation Village: The People of the Nuclear Test Fallout

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 25,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 1.3: In Khetolai, the village closest to the Pokhran nuclear test site in Rajasthan, India, cancer is felling vill...

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The Enron Corporate Fraud

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 25,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 2.1: By October 2000, Enron became the pioneer and trendsetter of energy sector corporate aggressive accounting an...

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Satyam Computer Services Ltd.

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 25,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 2.2: On December 25, 2008, Satyam demands an apology and a full explanation from the World Bank for the statements...

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Hora and Tempus

Daniel Orne, Ph.D. , Jim Joseph, Dennis O'Connor, Ph.D.June 15,2015

The Hora and Tempus Metaphor case is designed to stimulate thinking, demonstrate the sort of thinking that can be done on an object, provide...

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Sherron Watkins and Whistle Blowing at Enron

Ozzie Mascarenhas SJ, Ph.D.June 15,2015

Cases in Corporate Ethics 2.3: Sherron Watkins, Vice president and CPA at Enron, found a massive accounting discrepancy at Enron in the year...

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Intermezzo

Renée Downey, Ph.D., Dennis O’Connor, Ph.D., Daniel Orne, Ph.D. June 15,2015

If the night watchman at the Swedish sales office had been watching -- which he wasn't -- he would have noticed on two of the twenty three v...

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Quantra

Martha Grabowski, Ph.D., Daniel Orne, Ph.D.June 15,2015

Ed Truitt, Manager of Finance and Administration for Sampson's American Sandpaper Division (ASD), returned to his office late on Friday afte...

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ASPCS: An Animal's Best Friend?

Joe ThomasMay 01,2015

Ed Stevenson was watching television one night with his grandmother when an advertisement for the American Society for the Prevention of Cru...

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Emergency!! Or is it?

Kaitlyn SvagrMay 01,2015

Every year approximately 800,000 people attempt suicide and 30,000 of those attempts are lethal, making suicide a widespread issue in our co...

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Constituent Building to Form a New University and Promote Regional Economic Development

Barbara W. Altman, S. Stephen VitucciMay 01,2015

Lieutenant General (LTG) Bob Johnson and the Central Texas University Task Force (CTUTF) were at a crossroads in their sixteen year long str...

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Carolina Ingredients and the Maturation of a Management Information System

Terri Guidry, Cara PetersMay 01,2015

The founder and CEO of Carolina Ingredients believed strongly that efficient and effective management of processes was part of the company...

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Will Mannkind’s Dream Come True?

George L. Whaley, Jessica BrownMay 01,2015

The CEO and major stockholder of MannKind, Inc., convinced his firm to develop an inhalable insulin, Afrezza and inhaler, Dreamboat to treat...

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A “Case” of Wine

Jim Foster, Steven CoxMay 01,2015

Jim Foster, Jr. (Doc) and his father Jim Foster, Sr. (Coach) opened the Selwyn Pub in June 1990. They converted an old house in the upscale ...

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A Bully Gone Wild

Mark A. JohnsonMay 01,2015

Cheryl Vaughn was hired to manage a fabric store, which had operated without a manager for three months. A group of four assistant managers...

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Good Fences, but Good Neighbor?

Joe D. Dobbins, Alexander R. BolingerMay 01,2015

This case reported the experience of Trent, an entrepreneur who moved to the outskirts of a small town to purchase and revive a dilapidated ...

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It Costs How Much?

Michael H. KennedyMay 01,2015

Patrick Kelly’s receipt of the Explanation of Benefits for his colonoscopy served as the catalyst for recollections of his interactions wi...

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Too Big For His Britches

Kay A. Hodge, Donald A. CarpenterMay 01,2015

Chad had been fired from a part-time job he enjoyed and where he had performed well. After a meeting with Dan, Sr., Chad went to his car an...

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The Next Big Thing?: Training Mask at a Crossroads

Timothy P. Brotherton, Donna A. SmithMay 01,2015

The Next Big Thing?: Training Mask at a Crossroads is a decision point case facing Training Mask, a company that manufactures training masks...

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The Case of the Co-op Coup

Claire L. McCarty, Pamela DixonMay 01,2015

Kate, a small-scale vegetable farmer, was a member of a regional Food Hub Producers’ Cooperative whose purpose was to aggregate and distri...

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Terminated

Bruce Elder, Kay A. HodgeMay 01,2015

Kathy Johnston had worked for the school district as a teacher for English language learners for over 12 years and in each of those years sh...

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Tacoma Art Museum: Will Less Be More?

Paula A. Wilson, Cameron FellowsMay 01,2015

The Tacoma Art Museum was a regional, mid-sized museum in Western Washington dedicated to collecting and exhibiting Northwest art. The Museu...

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Pipe Dreams

Kathia T. Martinez Acuna, Bradley W. Brooks, Steven M. CoxMay 01,2015

Hyundai Motor Company along with Innocean Worldwide, a marketing and Communications Company, released a video advertisement with the intenti...

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Papandreou’s PanHellenic Policy: The Greek Deficit Crisis

Michael J. Stellern, Jeremy O’Connor, Kelly PhippsMay 01,2015

In this decision case, students are asked to weigh the options before George Papandreou, newly elected president of Greece. Dealing with a f...

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Opportunity or Temptation?

Reed McKnight, Roy CookMay 01,2015

Hope Community Church’s (HCC) upcoming vote regarding the purchase of land for new facilities pitted traditionalists against growth orient...

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Decisions to Learn From: The Life and Times of Brad Clancey

Brendan Bannister, Susan F. Sieloff, Raymond M. KinnunenJanuary 01,2015

In 2010, Brad Clancey faced a tough executive decision. He believed that his company, Specialty Materials Technologies (SMT) might have to ...

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The Big Ten Heads East

Michael A. McCollough, John J. LawrenceJanuary 01,2015

This case focuses on the Big Ten athletic conference’s fall 2012 decision to add Rutgers and the University of Maryland to the conference....

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The Big Ten Heads East

Michael A. McCollough, John J. LawrenceJanuary 01,2015

This case focuses on the Big Ten athletic conference’s fall 2012 decision to add Rutgers and the University of Maryland to the conference....

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Amy’s Bread: Changing the Recipe for Success

Paula Weber, Cathleen Burns, James WeberJanuary 01,2015

Amy’s Bread first opened in a tiny combined wholesale and production location in Hell’s Kitchen in 1992. Twenty-two years later, Amy’...

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ENGINO Toys: Staying In China or Moving to Europe?

Olga KandinskaiaJanuary 01,2015

The ENGINO case presents a decision situation. ENGINO was a small company based in Cyprus. The company produced educational construction toy...

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Amy’s Bread: Changing the Recipe for Success

Paula Weber, Cathleen Burns, James WeberJanuary 01,2015

Amy’s Bread first opened in a tiny combined wholesale and production location in Hell’s Kitchen in 1992. Twenty-two years later, Amy’...

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ENGINO Toys: Staying In China or Moving to Europe?

Olga KandinskaiaJanuary 01,2015

The ENGINO case presents a decision situation. ENGINO was a small company based in Cyprus. The company produced educational construction toy...

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The Peril of One: Architecting a Sourcing Strategy at Edwards Paper Co.

Mark Lewis, Scott Hayward, Ryan Baxter, Vijay KasiJanuary 01,2015

This decision case focuses on a consumer products company, Edwards Paper Company (EdCo), as it redesigns its supply chain for poly-wrap. In ...

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The Peril of One: Architecting a Sourcing Strategy at Edwards Paper Co.

Mark Lewis, Scott Hayward, Ryan Baxter, Vijay KasiJanuary 01,2015

This decision case focuses on a consumer products company, Edwards Paper Company (EdCo), as it redesigns its supply chain for poly-wrap. In ...

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Passion + Service=Triple Impact

Susan WhiteJanuary 01,2015

Triple Impact was a new social enterprise start-up firm founded by four university students in 2013. The founders believed that it was poss...

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Passion + Service=Triple Impact

Susan WhiteJanuary 01,2015

Triple Impact was a new social enterprise start-up firm founded by four university students in 2013. The founders believed that it was poss...

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The Peril of One: Architecting a Sourcing Strategy at Edwards Paper Co.

Mark Lewis, Scott Hayward, Ryan Baxter, Vijay KasiJanuary 01,2015

This decision case focuses on a consumer products company, Edwards Paper Company (EdCo), as it redesigns its supply chain for poly-wrap. In ...

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Amy’s Bread: Changing the Recipe for Success

Paula Weber, Cathleen Burns, James WeberJanuary 01,2015

Amy’s Bread first opened in a tiny combined wholesale and production location in Hell’s Kitchen in 1992. Twenty-two years later, Amy’...

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The Big Ten Heads East

Michael A. McCollough, John J. LawrenceJanuary 01,2015

This case focuses on the Big Ten athletic conference’s fall 2012 decision to add Rutgers and the University of Maryland to the conference....

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ENGINO Toys: Staying In China or Moving to Europe?

Olga KandinskaiaJanuary 01,2015

The ENGINO case presents a decision situation. ENGINO was a small company based in Cyprus. The company produced educational construction toy...

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Passion + Service=Triple Impact

Susan WhiteJanuary 01,2015

Triple Impact was a new social enterprise start-up firm founded by four university students in 2013. The founders believed that it was poss...

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Service Unbounded: A Contract Management Dilemma

John Barczak, Elizabeth H. Jones, Scott ShindledeckerJanuary 01,2015

Nathan O’Rourke’s simple service contract became complicated when the contractor he was responsible for chose to work beyond the scope o...

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Profit and Inventory Under IFRS and GAAP

Gabriele Lingenfelter, Abby BrooksJanuary 01,2015

The critical incident asks students to define inventory and net realizable value of ice cream bars. The students are required to calculate t...

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Old Dog, New Tricks: Staying Relevant in the Digital Era

JoAnn L. Atkin, Michael McCardleJanuary 01,2015

Anders Dahlberg is at a crossroads. As Underwriting Director at WMUK, he must find new ways for the local, NPR affiliate-classical music rad...

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An Inventory Letter from Carter's to Kohl's--What Could Go Wrong?

Jeffrey Miller, Jeffrey StrawserJanuary 01,2015

Mr. Johnson had a highly valued business relationship with Mr. Elles. Johnson was the executive manager of Kohl’s Corporation’s profitab...

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The GoldieBox Video: Copyright Infrginement or Fair Use?

Jessica MagaldiJanuary 01,2015

GoldieBlox posted a video to its website that depicted young girls creating an elaborate and entertaining Rube Goldberg device. The only aud...

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Seeing the Light or Tilting at Windmills? The Case of Richards-Townshend

Keith Hunter, Monika Hudson, Karl BoedeckerJanuary 01,2015

As a result of complying with a request made of al law firms to investigate gender equity, by his Bar Association, Merle Richards obtains ev...

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After Hours

Marley Hartman, Sondra SimpsonJanuary 01,2015

This critical incident describes a situation that a relatively new mid-level manager experienced in the workplace. It was seemingly a case o...

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Say It Isn't So Lady "O": A Sex Scandal at the Oprah Leadership Academy for Girls

Barbara Burgess-Wilkerson, Barbara K. Fuller, Nathaniel Frederick IIJanuary 01,2015

This critical incident represents a real situation in which a well-known billionaire television executive, Oprah Winfrey was caught in the m...

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A Community Unraveled: Police Shooting in Ferguson, MO

Charles P. Wilson, Shirley A. WilsonJanuary 01,2015

This decisive critical incident describes events which took place within the community of Ferguson, MO following the shooting of an unarmed ...

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The Missed Deadline: Whose Problem Is It?

Gillian Stevens, Edwin PortugalJanuary 01,2015

This critical incident takes place in the Philippine office of an engineering design consultancy whose parent company is British. The office...

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OMG! He Said What? (A&E's Duck Dynasty Situation

Barbara Schuldt, Jeff TottenJanuary 01,2015

This incident deals with the controversial interview in GQ magazine with Phil Robertson, founder of West Monroe, Louisiana-based Duck Comman...

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A Hijab Not Quite "The Look"

Claire L. McCarty, Ali Faith Dalkilic, Olca SurgevilJanuary 01,2015

In June 2008, Heather Cooke interviewed Samantha Elauf for a position at Abercrombie & Fitch. Samantha was well dressed and wore a black hij...

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Urban Outfitters Bloody Mess

Bradley W. Brooks, Steven M. CoxJanuary 01,2015

Urban Outfitters, as part of their vintage line, came under severe criticism for selling a sweatshirt with a Kent State University logo that...

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: The Good, the Bad, and the Money

Cheryl B. Ward, Diane R. EdmondsonJanuary 01,2015

“C’mon, c’mon. . .” Josh muttered anxiously as he checked his social media, “maybe someone challenged me today.” Josh Bryant was...

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: The Good, the Bad, and the Money

Cheryl B. Ward, Diane R. EdmondsonJanuary 01,2015

“C’mon, c’mon. . .” Josh muttered anxiously as he checked his social media, “maybe someone challenged me today.” Josh Bryant was...

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: The Good, the Bad, and the Money

Cheryl B. Ward, Diane R. EdmondsonJanuary 01,2015

“C’mon, c’mon. . .” Josh muttered anxiously as he checked his social media, “maybe someone challenged me today.” Josh Bryant was...

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Refuge: A Place of Safety or Danger

Timothy RedmerJanuary 01,2015

Ed Post, a new member of the Messiah Board of Deacons, needs to make a recommendation on a proposal for a ministry outreach. There is a sign...

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Heritage Health Resources

Scott Shindledecker, Dawn Grissom, Elizabeth H. JonesJanuary 01,2015

Ann Igbo’s small business, Heritage Health Resources, was strapped for cash. Client insurance payments dribbled in and cash flow had becom...

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Inventory Management at the Theme Park

Matthew VanSchenkhof, David Baker, Jessica CoxJanuary 01,2015

Erin is a catering supervisor and is responsible for requisitioning food for all catering events. She is experiencing consistency problems w...

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Just What Constitues Protected Concerted Activity in Social Media Use by Personnel?

Asbjorn Osland, Nanette ClinchJanuary 01,2015

An employee goes home at night, frustrated by what he or she perceives to be an unjust workplace and unfair manager, but can this employee g...

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Save the Whales? A Public Relations Crisis at Lego

Paul E. OlsenJanuary 01,2015

This critical incident describes Greenpeace’s social media and direct-action campaign targeting Lego for its business relationship with Sh...

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Sam Cooper: To Stay with the Family Firm or Not!

Neil Tocher, Alexander R. Bolinger, William E. Stratton, Scott C. TysorJanuary 01,2015

This decision based critical incident describes Sam Cooper’s dilemma of whether to continue working at his family’s business where he ha...

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Cannonball!

Sondra SimpsonJanuary 01,2015

Laura, area supervisor for a large swimming pool management company that dealt primarily with private community pools, received a call one n...

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The Race to the South Pole: Lessons in Problem Solving, Planning, and Teamwork

Patrick L. Schultz, John J. Vitton, Nikolaus T. ButzJanuary 01,2015

In 1912, two explorers, Roald Amundsen and Robert F. Scott, were preparing separate expeditions to conquer the South Pole. The vast southern...

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Leonidas Mining on the Edge

Patricia Lontoc, Edwin Portugal, Ramon RamosJanuary 01,2015

Production and profit objectives were not being met by the two-week old Leonidas Mining Philippines Joint Venture with Gab International, US...

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Half-Baked

George KellyJanuary 01,2015

This critical incident concerns a middle aged man employed as an adjunct baking instructor at a small community college who is expecting an ...

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August First Bakery & Café Pulls the Plug on Laptop and iPad Use

Paul E. OlsenJanuary 01,2015

This critical incident describes Jodi Whalen and Phil Merrick’s decision to go “screen free” by prohibiting use of laptops, iPads, and...

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Deployment or Demotion

Elizabeth H. Jones, Anthony J. Mento, Gregg T. Zavadasky, James N. Van DanikerJanuary 01,2015

On the flight back to his home station, Captain Jack Thompson pondered his choices. He had to make the decision now because his unit was abo...

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Finding the Perfect Strategic Partner for an FDA Approved Drug

George Whaley, Jessica BrownJanuary 01,2015

MannKind Corporation is a small biotechnology firm faced with a critical decision to find a partner to market its first product. The Food an...

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Lululemon Athletica and a Series of Bad Marketing Decisions

Jane Thomas, Cara PetersJanuary 01,2015

Lululemon Athletica, known for high-end yoga apparel, faced a series of bad public relations events starting in 2006 and continuing until 20...

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The Language Barrier

Sondra SimpsonJanuary 01,2015

This critical incident describes a discrimination issue between an employee at a retail store and an angry customer. The incident illustrate...

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Whose Back Do I Scratch?

Eric Nelson, Denise OasJanuary 01,2015

Danielle O’Reilly was frustrated. She paid for a massage several weeks ago and was really looking forward to it. However, she had just bee...

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Faith In The Budget

Kelly Phipps, Michael J. Stellern, Jeremy O’ConnorNovember 01,2014

Rep. Frank Lucas was chair of the House Committee on Agriculture, the committee charged with overseeing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistanc...

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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory International

Rick H. Mull, Kaori Takano, Stephanie OwingsNovember 01,2014

In response to the financial crisis of 2007-2008 and the resulting changes in loan criteria by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Rocky...

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Salsa Dog, “Where The Dog Bites Back”

Beverly Porter Payne, Dale Krueger, Denise BartlesNovember 01,2014

This case represents a small business that a first-time entrepreneur opened and expanded with little planning associated with either event. ...

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Specialty Clinics: Surviving In A For-Profit Healthcare World

Craig M. Sasse, Anthony L. Tocco, James DockinsNovember 01,2014

The economics of medicine was changing and Dr. Mike Waxman was wondering if his medical specialty group, KCPC, would survive. The changes in...

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Outcomes Assessment for Mission: Measuring the Impact of Jesuit Education

Vivek H. Patil, Peggy Sue Loroz, Richie L. LiuJuly 01,2014

Outcomes Assessment for Mission: Measuring the Impact of Jesuit Education The accreditation standards of The Association to Advance Collegi...

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Measuring Sustainability Literacy: Scale Development

Carl Obermiller and April AtwoodJuly 01,2014

In 2007, our university signed the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment agreement. At the time, that organization c...

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Sustainability and the Proper Role of Business Leaders: Economics, Moral Philosophy, and Jesuit Education

Gregory Beabout and Bonnie WilsonJuly 01,2014

What is the proper role of business leaders with regard to sustainability? In this paper, we dialectically bring the disciplines of economic...

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The New Patron Saint of Business?

Chris LowneyJuly 01,2014

I want to propose a new patron saint for business people: Peter Faber. Pope Francis will soon sign the Bull of Canonization recognizing Fab...

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Marketing Planning for Social Entrepreneurial Organizations in the Context of Subsistence Marketplace: A Pedagogical Reflection for Marketing Education in Jesuit Business Schools

Nicholas J. C. Santos, S.J., Ph.D. and Tina M. Facca-Miess, Ph.D. July 01,2014

Marketing education in Jesuit business schools, as in most other business schools, is mainly oriented towards traditional for-profit busines...

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A Generalized Rubric for Reflective Assignments with the Ignatian Pedagogy Paradigm

Gezinus J. Hidding, Ph.D., Carol L. Scheidenhelm, Ph.D., Shannon M. Milligan, MScJuly 01,2014

Faculty members across the academy regularly use rubrics for assessing a variety of student work. Such assessments and rubrics are inherentl...

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Integrating Virtue into the Jesuit Business School Curriculum

Michael Avari and Robert BrancatelliJuly 01,2014

Few challenges are as formidable as trying to reconcile ethically responsible behavior with the bottom line. Is there a relationship between...

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Journal of Jesuit Business Education VOLUME 5

Stephen J. Porth, Ph.D. (Senior Editor) , Paul F. Buller, Ph.D. (Editor) , Joan L. Van Hise, Ph.D. (Editor)July 01,2014

The Journal of Jesuit Business Education is the peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJB...

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Editorial:Challenging the Assumptions of Conventional Business Education

Stephen J. Porth, Joan L. Van Hise, Paul F. BullerJuly 01,2014

Welcome to Volume 5 of the Journal of Jesuit Business Education! JJBE is dedicated to the promotion and distribution of scholarly work and c...

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A Conversation on Sustainability with an Ignatian Way of Proceeding

Thomas B. CurranJuly 01,2014

What does Jerusalem have to say to Athens? Tertullian, a Christian author and apologist in the second century of the Common Era, asked, “W...

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Change Management at Mars Publishing House

Jacinto C. Gavino, Edwin J. Portugal, Daisy T. BrionesMay 01,2014

The case is about the challenge presented to Dennis Marasigan, an IT manager of Mars Publishing House. He was given the task to lead and man...

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You Are Not Good Enough

Donald A. Carpenter, Kay A. HodgeMay 01,2014

After several years as a sales representative, Todd was promoted to zone sales manager. This promotion caused Todd to think back about his s...

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Absolute Vodka's First Limited Edition for Chinese Consumers

Yifu Lu, Craig DavisMay 01,2014

This descriptive case requires students to consider Absolut Vodka’s limited edition product launch in the Chinese market. The Absolut Vodk...

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Fired for Being too Attractive

Mark A. Johnson, James P. JollyMay 01,2014

Dr. James Knight had a small dental practice. One of his employees, Melissa Nelson, had worked for the facility for approximately ten years...

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Flash Mob “Invades” Sleepy Rural Town

Lorie A. Tuma, Roy A. Cook, Kara WaldeckerMay 01,2014

Located on the northeast shores of Lake Huron, the small town of Rogers City continues to face challenges with economic development to the a...

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When “You’re Fired” Is Not An Option: A CEO’s Dilemma

Fredricka F. Joyner, David W. Frantz, Barbara SmolnikarMay 01,2014

In this decision case, the CEO of an insurance company located in the European Union is faced with a dilemma related to a breach of confiden...

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Theo Chocolate- Doing Well by Doing Good

Alva Wright Butcher, Paula A. WilsonMay 01,2014

This descriptive case was designed for use in an undergraduate course in social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, or busine...

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Superman: Man of Steel! . . . Or . . . Man of Boycott?

Bradley W. Brooks, Steven M. Cox, Karen Shearer Dunn, Michael KobreMay 01,2014

In February 2013, DC announced a special anthology of Superman stories that would be cowritten by Orson Scott Card, who had actively spoken ...

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Succession Planning and Leadership at DRYCO, Inc.

George L. Whaley, Ph.D., Paula WalkerMay 01,2014

Daren Young, CEO of DRYCO, a family owned paving construction and maintenance (PCM) firm, faced several crises at DRYCO but he worked hard t...

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Journal of Jesuit Business Education VOLUME 4

Stephen J. Porth, Ph.D. (Senior Editor) , Paul F. Buller, Ph.D. (Editor) , Joan L. Van Hise, Ph.D. (Editor)July 01,2013

The Journal of Jesuit Business Education is the peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJB...

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The Uniqueness of a Jesuit Business Education: Sabbath and Charism

John C. Haughey, S.J.July 01,2013

The effectiveness of an education at a Jesuit business school may be measured in several ways. This paper will address two of these measures...

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Professional Reflection: The Alignment of Ignatian Pedagogy Principles with Jesuit Business School Education and Business Practices

Richard F. CallahanJuly 01,2013

Despite the widespread use of case studies in business schools, an important aspect of learning from experiences remains underdeveloped: lea...

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Finding God (Good) in Everything, Inculturation and Teaching Business Ethics in a Jesuit School of Business

Brian K. SteversonJuly 01,2013

Teaching business ethics has never been the easiest of “jobs,” but the past five years have shown yet again how necessary business ethic...

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Four Themes of Jesuit Education

Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D.July 01,2013

Four themes have dominated Jesuit life, mission, and education since St. Ignatius of Loyola wrote the Spiritual Exercises: (1) Purpose in l...

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Educating Responsible Leaders Through Adding a Sustainability Dimension to Business Courses

Anne H. Reilly, Ph.D.July 01,2013

Sustainability is an important challenge facing today’s global organizations. A company’s sustainability performance may be measured in ...

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Assessing Entrepreneurship Curriculum in Jesuit Higher Education: Step One in Developing a Brand Identity

Tina M. Facca, Jacqueline Schmidt, John C. SoperJuly 01,2013

This research provides a first step in developing an inventory on entrepre- neurship curriculum, pedagogy, and research within the global ne...

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A Leadership Education Model for Jesuit Business Schools

David C. Mccallum, S.J. and Laura HorianJuly 01,2013

Business schools (B-schools) around the globe offer similar programs made up of disciplines such as accounting, finance, marketing, human re...

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A Call for Mandatory Diversity Education at Jesuit Business Schools

Molly B. Pepper, Ph.d. and Raymond F. Reyes, Ph.d.July 01,2013

Business education is being criticized as too vocational and not teaching critical thinking and other important skills. Employers are compla...

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Editorial: A Distinctively Jesuit Business Education: Will You Know it When You See it?

Stephen J. Porth, Joan L. Van Hise, Paul F. BullerJuly 01,2013

The Journal of Jesuit Business Education (JJBE) is dedicated to the promotion and distribution of scholarly work and commentary with a focus...

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Tickets From Overbooked Flights: Ethically Reportable Taxable Income or Free Gifts

Reed McKnight, Leigh W. Cellucci, Carl E. Keller Jr.January 01,2013

Harrison and Joan were working on their income tax return and suddenly Harrison remembered free” ticket vouchers that he and Joan had rece...

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Tickets From Overbooked Flights: Ethically Reportable Taxable Income or Free Gifts

Reed McKnight, Leigh W. Cellucci, Carl E. Keller Jr.January 01,2013

Harrison and Joan were working on their income tax return and suddenly Harrison remembered free” ticket vouchers that he and Joan had rece...

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The Tax-Exempt Status pf AARP

Kathryn Simms, Jeffry M. NetterJanuary 01,2013

“The Tax-exempt Status of AARP” is a descriptive case study. It covers the aftermath of the issuance of Behind the Veil: The AARP Americ...

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The Tax-Exempt Status pf AARP

Kathryn Simms, Jeffry M. NetterJanuary 01,2013

“The Tax-exempt Status of AARP” is a descriptive case study. It covers the aftermath of the issuance of Behind the Veil: The AARP Americ...

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Tickets From Overbooked Flights: Ethically Reportable Taxable Income or Free Gifts

Reed McKnight, Leigh W. Cellucci, Carl E. Keller Jr.January 01,2013

Harrison and Joan were working on their income tax return and suddenly Harrison remembered free” ticket vouchers that he and Joan had rece...

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The Tax-Exempt Status pf AARP

Kathryn Simms, Jeffry M. NetterJanuary 01,2013

“The Tax-exempt Status of AARP” is a descriptive case study. It covers the aftermath of the issuance of Behind the Veil: The AARP Americ...

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A Powerful Intellectual Foundation for a Jesuit Business Education that Makes a Difference: Bernard Lonergan, S.J.

John LittleJuly 01,2012

The new world is one of global possibility and convergence—yet, at the same time, one of increasing fragmentation and risk. We are witness...

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Journal of Jesuit Business Education VOLUME 3

Stephen J. Porth, Ph.D. (Senior Editor) , Paul F. Buller, Ph.D. (Editor) , Joan L. Van Hise, Ph.D. (Editor)July 01,2012

The Journal of Jesuit Business Education is the peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJB...

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Helping Our Students Better Understand Themselves and Serve Others

Timothy J. Kloppenborg, Edward P. Hahnenberg, Leslie Ann Prosak-BeresJuly 01,2012

This paper starts by describing the historical and theological rationale for helping our students better understand themselves and serve oth...

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St. Ignatius and the Blackberry: What can Jesuit Education Tell us About Teaching Information Systems in a Connected World?

Martha Grabowski, Dan Orne, J. Christopher Zimmer, David McCallum, S.J., Shinjeng Lin, Dennis O’Connor, Renee Downey HartJuly 01,2012

William Powers, in his book Hamlet’s Blackberry (2010), makes the point that many in the developed and developing world live in an interco...

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Formation of Organizational Leaders For Catholic Mission and Identity

Andre L. Delbecq, DBA, Jack Mudd, JD, JSD, Celeste Mueller, D.Min.July 01,2012

In this essay three authors intensely involved in formation programs in both Catholic Healthcare and mission and identity programs in Higher...

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Fulfilling Our Mission: Incorporating Catholic Social Teaching into the Core Business Curriculum

Kristine E. Principe, Ph.D., Joseph G. Eisenhauer, Ph.D.July 01,2012

The Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought at the University of St. Thomas co-sponsored a conference with the Pontifical Council for Jus...

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Distinctive Imperatives for Mission Driven Teaching in Catholic Business Schools: The Case of Marketing Classes

Gene R. Laczniak and Patrick E. MurphyJuly 01,2012

We contend that there are distinct and socially beneficial perspectives, rooted in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition (CIT) and Catholic So...

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Creativity and Decision-Making in the Context of Jesuit Business Education

Holly Schapker and Paul F. BullerJuly 01,2012

Ignatius Loyola mastered the art of creativity with an effective use of the imagination which he commends to his followers. As an oil painte...

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Editorial: Solidarity and Jesuit Business Education

Stephen J. Porth, Joan L. Van Hise, Paul F. BullerJuly 01,2012

Webster defines solidarity as “unity that produces or is based on community of interests, objectives, and standards.” What does solidar...

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Journal of Jesuit Business Education VOLUME 2

Stephen J. Porth, Ph.D. (Senior Editor) , Paul F. Buller, Ph.D. (Editor) , Joan L. Van Hise, Ph.D. (Editor)July 01,2011

The Journal of Jesuit Business Education is the peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJB...

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Advancing a Mission-Centered Business School: A Process for Engaging Faculty and Tracking Progress

Molly B. Pepper , Peggy Sue Loroz , Vivek Patil , Christopher Stevens , Paul BullerJuly 01,2011

Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJBE) was founded in 1998 with the mission of enhancing the distinctiveness of Jesuit business scho...

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An International Service Learning Course in a Developing Country

Winston TellisJuly 01,2011

This paper begins with an explanation of the Ignatian Pedagogical Model and its relationship to Service Learning (SL). The Ignatian Pedagogi...

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Business Ethics in Action: Jesuit Business School Strategies for Engaging Business Executives

Kirk O. HansonJuly 01,2011

Jesuit business education has distinguished itself in many ways from the business education offered by non-Jesuit and non-religious business...

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Humility, Magis, and Discernment: A Jesuit Perspective on Education for Business Leadership

William J. Byron, S.J.July 01,2011

This paper acknowledges that there is a specifically Jesuit dimension of leadership. That dimension involves humility, the notion of the “...

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Listening a la Ignatius

John C. Haughey, S.J.July 01,2011

In order to elaborate on what I believe should be distinctive about a business education pursued under the name Jesuit I will take the subje...

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Marketing to the Poor: A Justice-Inspired Approach

Nicholas J. C. Santos, S.J. , Gene R. LaczniakJuly 01,2011

Business engagement with impoverished consumers as a distinct strategy option was rarely considered until recently, as the impoverished mark...

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Where in the World is St. Ignatius Loyola? Jesuit Business Education for a Globalized Market Place

Ji-Hee Kim , Ronald Rivas , Coral SnodgrassJuly 01,2011

The discussion at this year’s conference seems to be premised on the thought that business has become globalized but business education—...

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Journal of Jesuit Business Education VOLUME 1

Stephen J. Porth, Ph.D. (Senior Editor) , Paul F. Buller, Ph.D. (Editor) , Joan L. Van Hise, Ph.D. (Editor)July 01,2010

The Journal of Jesuit Business Education is the interdisciplinary journal of the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJBE). The journal...

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Journal of Jesuit Business Education VOLUME 1

Stephen J. Porth, Ph.D. (Senior Editor) , Paul F. Buller, Ph.D. (Editor) , Joan L. Van Hise, Ph.D. (Editor)July 01,2010

The Journal of Jesuit Business Education is the interdisciplinary journal of the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJBE). The journal...

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Advancing the Common Good: Does Justice Conflict with Markets?

Paul L. Locatelli, S.J.July 01,2010

I have selected “Advancing the Common Good” and the role of justice and markets as my subject because of the many divergent views that c...

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Are We Different? A Comparative Analysis of Jesuit Business Education

Joan Van Hise , Barbara PorcoJuly 01,2010

This study of Jesuit business schools/programs finds that there are differences between Jesuit business education and business education at ...

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Getting to the Heart of Business Ethics

Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D.July 01,2010

The so-called “ethics crisis” in the United States and around the globe is so obvious that WorldCom, Enron, Arthur Andersen, and HealthS...

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Higher Education for Business in the Jesuit Tradition

André L. Delbecq , Gerald F. Cavanagh, S.J. , John Haughey, S.J. , Anthony Hendrickson , Michael Stebbins , Agnieszka WinklerJuly 01,2010

We engage in business in order to fulfill human needs for goods and services. In today’s society business has become the predominant place...

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Markets Organize our Lives

Gerald F. Cavanagh, S.J.July 01,2010

Entrepreneurs and business managers set the tone for our society. Their firms provide the jobs, products and services that we need. Innovati...

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The Competitive Advantage of Jesuit Business Schools

Chris LowneyJuly 01,2010

I am neither a scholar of business, nor an academic. My perspective instead is rooted in two of my past experiences: I was a Jesuit seminari...

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The Distinctiveness of Jesuit Business Schools

Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D.July 01,2010

When we started Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJBE), we decided to address four general themes that could infuse the Jesuit missi...

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The Spiritual Exercises: A Paradigm for a Reflection of Good Teaching

Mary Ann DonnellyJuly 01,2010

Ignatius Loyola was a teacher. We know this from his life work. We know this from his legacy of education which to this day sets a benchmark...

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Higher Education for Business in the Jesuit Tradition

André L. Delbecq , Gerald F. Cavanagh, S.J. , John Haughey, S.J. , Anthony Hendrickson , Michael Stebbins , Agnieszka WinklerJuly 01,2010

We engage in business in order to fulfill human needs for goods and services. In today’s society business has become the predominant place...

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