Arnoud De Meyer

Through the example of the high-profile Eurotunnel project, the case shows how important contracts and agreements are in project management.

Published 28 Apr 2008

Reference 5288

Topic Operations

Region Europe

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The case describes the transformation of the National Library Board in Singapore from a somewhat bureaucratic library into a customer oriented information provider.

Published 06 Jul 2005

Reference 5243

Topic Operations

Region Asia

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This case study introduces a B2B (Business to Business) exchange operator and the evolution of its online trading community. As an ASP, CrimsonLogic facilitates B2B procurement for direct materials in the hi-tech industry in Southeast Asia. The case study describes three distinguishable stages in the community transformation and two types of community formation.

Published 01 Jan 2004

Reference 5184

Topic Operations

Region Asia

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This case describes Banyan Tree Resorts & Hotel’s rapid growth starting from a single resort converted from a disused tin mine in Phuket, Thailand, to become an international resort operator and one of Asia’s top 20 brands.

Published 01 Feb 2003

Reference 5087

Topic Strategy

Region Asia

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In June 1998, The Board of Directors of INSEAD, a leading international business school based in Fontainebleau (France) had to decide to proceed with an investment in a second campus in Singapore. Over the past 20 years INSEAD had established an international reputation and had developed some expertise on Asian business.

Published 03 Jan 2003

Reference 5089

Topic Strategy

Industry Higher Education Non-Profit Organization Management

Region Global

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The Philippines is considered to be the most sophisticated SMS market in the world. As a model for community based innovation, the popularity of a supposedly lower-tech approach in mobile communication has inspired a host of innovative applications that use SMS as a technology tool in business.

Published 01 Jan 2003

Reference 5114

Topic Operations

Region Asia

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After IT, it is biotechnology that aims to power India’s tech growth engine. Entrenched in a network of biotech companies in India’s Bangalore-Hyderabad region, Biocon stands as a leader using innovation as an energizer. Much of the credit goes to entrepreneurial leadership of Ms.

Published 01 Jan 2003

Reference 5113

Topic Entrepreneurship

Region Asia

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This case describes an audit of an international R and D department of a large international specialty chemicals company. The productivity of R&D has gone down dramatically and the audit reveals problems in several areas: mission of R&D, product portfolio, communication, integration with other functions and leadership.

Published 04 Jan 2001

Reference 4945

Topic Operations

Region Europe

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This case describes the in-home resort designing and construction management capability of Banyan Tree Resorts and Hotels. It describes the key players involved in the project management of building a resort from scratch and the processes involved.

Published 01 Jan 2001

Reference 4943

Topic Strategy

Region Asia

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This series of two cases describes the creation of a dotcom start-up in Singapore and its penetration into the Chinese market. The company, MyWeb Inc.com started as a Web designer, but moved quickly into set-top box, for Internet access using TVs, as well as the design of a portal with localised content for China.

Published 01 Jan 2001

Reference 4944

Topic Strategy

Region Asia

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