Jean-François Manzoni

The case tells the story of the turnaround of Unilever Philippines (ULP) between 2013 and 2016. The Philippines Leadership Team (PhLT) set a vision to rediscover the greatness of the Philippines by achieving a growth rate of at least 10% a year, becoming a disciplined execution machine so that it could generate consistent results, and connecting with the hearts and minds of the Filipino consumer.

Published 27 Nov 2017

Reference 6240

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Asia

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This case examines the development of AXA, from a small mutual insurance company to one of the top 3 companies in the world. The case focuses more particularly on the period 2000-2012 and the CEO's efforts to change the culture of the organization to make it more customer- and employee-focused.

Published 29 Jul 2013

Reference 5951

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Global

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After announcing the sudden medical leave of absence of António Horta Osório, CEO of Lloyd's Banking Group, the challenge facing the board was unprecedented. They would have to take immediate action to ensure interim leadership, and plan for the future. Should António Horta Osório return as CEO? If so, under what conditions?

Published 25 Jun 2012

Reference 5890

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Europe

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After announcing the sudden medical leave of absence of António Horta Osório, CEO of Lloyd's Banking Group, the challenge facing the board was unprecedented. They would have to take immediate action to ensure interim leadership, and plan for the future. Should António Horta Osório return as CEO? If so, under what conditions?

Published 25 Jun 2012

Reference 5890

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Europe

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This is the first of a two-case series. When Renault sent Carlos Ghosn to turnaround its alliance partner Nissan, observers were sceptical of his chances. After soliciting recommendations from the employees, he unveiled a three-year plan involving plant closures, job cuts, and a refocus on design.

Published 14 Jan 2010

Reference 5095

Topic Strategy

Region Europe

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This is the first of a two-case series. When Renault sent Carlos Ghosn to turnaround its alliance partner Nissan, observers were sceptical of his chances. After soliciting recommendations from the employees, he unveiled a three-year plan involving plant closures, job cuts, and a refocus on design.

Published 03 Aug 2009

Reference 5095

Topic Strategy

Region Europe

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For a century, Tata Steel has provided a level of “compassion” that is unmatched in its sector or its country. But the onslaught of global competition and, crucially, global capital markets have sparked serious debate on the role, level and the sustainability of social spending at Tata Steel. In particular, a new emphasis on EVA risks upsetting the century-old commitment to CSR.

Published 12 Jan 2004

Reference 5229

Topic Responsibility

Region Other Regions

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When Renault sent Carlos Ghosn to turnaround its alliance partner Nissan, observers were sceptical of his chances. After soliciting recommendations from the employees, he unveiled a three-year plan involving plant closures, job cuts, and a refocus on design. Within two years, the company had achieved a dramatic recovery, posting record profits and proposing a dazzling array of new models.

Published 08 Jan 2004

Reference 5095

Topic Strategy

Region Global

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Two reasonable people, a boss and a subordinate, find each other 'impossible to handle'. Through their descriptions of each other's behavior we realize that they are in a self-perpetuating dynamic. An attempted intervention by the HR manager not only fails to resolve the situation; it actually makes it worse.

Published 01 Jan 2004

Reference 5116

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Global

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