Erin McCormick

After years building a solid customer base by cross-selling its financial service offerings, Wells Fargo was engulfed by a scandal over unauthorized accounts opened in customers’ names. Regulators discovered that hundreds of thousands of fake accounts had been opened by bank employees scrambling to meet sales quotas.

Published 29 Nov 2019

Reference 6430

Topic Responsibility

Industry Banking

Region North America

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In 2013, India passed a law to make corporate social responsibility mandatory for large companies. The case examines the context in which the CSR legislation was introduced and how Tata Motors Ltd (TML) responded to it. Case (A) explores the meaning of corporate social responsibility and the question of whether a company should put community projects before profits.

Published 25 Apr 2019

Reference 6396

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Industry Automotive

Region Asia

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In 2013, India passed a law to make corporate social responsibility mandatory for large companies. The case examines the context in which the CSR legislation was introduced and how Tata Motors Ltd (TML) responded to it. Case (A) explores the meaning of corporate social responsibility and the question of whether a company should put community projects before profits.

Published 25 Apr 2019

Reference 6396

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Industry Automotive

Region Asia

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The case is a detailed ‘inside’ account of the ‘dieselgate’ scandal at Volkswagen which revealed how engineers had programmed software that enabled its cars to cheat emissions tests.

Published 28 May 2018

Reference 6346

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Industry Automotive Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Global

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This case explores the changes wrought by the “sharing economy”, examining the innovations and controversies surrounding the online ride-hailing service Uber. It provides a unique overview of the challenges posed by new business models like Uber’s, which use the internet to link individual providers of goods and services to customers.

Published 29 May 2017

Reference 6209

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Industry Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Global

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This case examines how a drug price increase by one small company, Turing Pharmaceuticals, became the focal point of a controversy that engulfed the entire drug industry. Turing’s decision to raise the price of its anti-infection drug Daraprim, from $13.50 to $750 per dose, is emblematic of the debate about the responsibilities of pharmaceutical companies and business more generally.

Published 29 May 2017

Reference 6253

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Industry Pharmaceuticals

Region North America

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This exciting case is about a whistle-blower who exposes bribery and corruption in defence contracting in the Middle East. Sebastian is hired to manage a $3.25 billion military contract, but must figure out what to do when he realises his company is paying bribes to local officials.

Published 29 Jun 2015

Reference 6073

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Industry Defense & Space

Region Middle-East

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This exciting case is about a whistle-blower who exposes bribery and corruption in defence contracting in the Middle East. Sebastian is hired to manage a $3.25 billion military contract, but must figure out what to do when he realises his company is paying bribes to local officials.

Published 29 Jun 2015

Reference 6073

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Industry Defense & Space

Region Middle-East

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This case is about a gold mining company that seeks to practice “responsible mining” by addressing environmental and stakeholder concerns, but which nevertheless attracts protests. Barrick Gold Corporation has invested $4.8 billion developing the Pascua Lama gold mine in a glacial region of South America, but opposition has blocked the project.

Published 23 Jun 2014

Reference 6021

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Region South America

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This case explores the changes wrought by the “sharing economy”, examining the innovations and controversies surrounding the online ride-hailing service Uber. It provides a unique overview of the challenges posed by new business models like Uber’s, which use the internet to link individual providers of goods and services to customers.

Published 29 May 2017

Reference 6209

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Industry Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Global

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This exciting case is about a whistle-blower who exposes bribery and corruption in defence contracting in the Middle East. Sebastian is hired to manage a $3.25 billion military contract, but must figure out what to do when he realises his company is paying bribes to local officials.

Published 29 Jun 2015

Reference 6073

Topic Responsibility

Industry Defense & Space

Region Middle-East

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