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EFMD is Delighted to Announce the Winners of the 2012 EFMD Case Writing Competition

Winners include Copenhagen Business School, EMLYON, Rotterdam School of Management, IMD, INSEAD, CEIBS, Northeastern University, Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Richard Ivey School of Business, IESE & the University of Geneva.

    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, February 21, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- EFMD is delighted to announce the winners of the first phase of the 2012 EFMD Case Writing Competition. This year was a record with over 200 case entries from 30 countries. The quality was exceptionally high so we thank all of you who took part. The "Best of the Best" category is now being evaluated by ecch and the results of the overall winner of the competition will be announced at the end of April.

Corporate Social Responsibility:
Novo Nordisk: Managing Sustainability at Home and Abroad, written by Jette Steen Knudsen, Copenhagen Business School, DK and Dana Brown, EMLYON Business School, FR

ENVIU: Starting World Changing Companies, written by Luca Berchicci and Giovanna Domingues Sanches, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL

Family Business:
Bavaria and the Swinkels Family: Brewing a Sticky Brand, written by Benoit Leleux, IMD, CH and Jan Van der Kaaij, IMD, CH

Finance and Banking:
Irish Schools: Sovereign Risk in Social Infrastructure PPP, written by Pierre Hillion and Jean Wee, INSEAD, SGP

Supply Chain Management:
Danfoss - Global Manufacturing Footprint, written by Torben Pedersen and Jacob Pyndt, Copenhagen Business School, DK

Emerging Chinese Global Competitors:
Hard Choices: Best Buy and Five Star in China_Cases A , B and the Industry Note, written by Terence Tsai, Jianhua Zhu and Leiping Xu, CEIBS (China Europe International Business School), CN

Euro-Mediterranean Managerial Practices and Issues:
Launch of Durra: Women in Islamic Banking, written by Alexandra Roth and David T.A. Wesley, Northeastern University, US

Public Sector Innovations:
Restoring the British Museum, written by Anand Narasimhan and Jean-Louis Barsoux, IMD, CH

African Business Cases:
Nuru Energy (A): Financing a Social Enterprise - Nuru Energy (B): From Breakdowns to Breakthroughs, Filipe Santos and Anne-Marie Carrick, INSEAD, FR

Indian Management Issues and Opportunities:
Bayer CropScience in India (A): Against Child Labor, written by Charles Dhanaraj, Indiana University Kelley School of Business, US, Oana Branzei and Satyajeet Subramanian, Richard Ivey School of Business, CA

Responsible Leadership:
VOLTIUM, Inc, written by Eloy del Potro, Juan Carlos Vasquez Dodero, Jose Ramon Pin Arboledas and Guido Stein, IESE Business School, ES

Inclusive Business Models:
Planting the Seeds of Change: The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, Lea Stadtler and Gilbert Probst, University of Geneva, CH

Latin American Business Cases:
Veja: Sneakers With a Conscience, written by Oana Branzei and Kim Poldner, Richard Ivey School of Business, CA

MENA Business Cases:
Chabros International Group: A World of Wood, written by Paul W. Beamish and Bassam Farah, Richard Ivey School of Business, CA

We would like to warmly congratulate all of the winners and once again thank all of our sponsors of their continued support of the Case Writing Competition. Abstracts for the cases are available on the EFMD website.

EFMD is a leading international network of business schools and companies (810 members / 82 countries) at the forefront or raising the standards of management education and development globally. EFMD runs the EQUIS and EPAS accreditation systems as well as the EFMD Deans Across Frontiers programme (EDAF) and is one of the key reference points for management education worldwide.


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