Jonathan Story

Emeritus Professor of International Political Economy
The case is an update of Turkey 2011. It reviews the history, politics, business system, foreign policies of Turkey in a global setting.

Published 18 Jul 2011

Reference 5815

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Government Administration

Region Other Regions

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MAS Holdings is a family-owned manufacturer of women's apparel, founded by three brothers who have built the firm into a US$570 million business. Clients include the biggest brands in lingerie and sportswear. The textile industry makes up 50% of Sri Lankan exports, especially from China. The case is about using corporate social responsibility as a strategic tool in global competition.

Published 14 Jan 2010

Reference 5347

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Asia

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MAS Holdings is a family-owned manufacturer of women's apparel, founded by three brothers who have built the firm into a US$570 million business. Clients include the biggest brands in lingerie and sportswear. The textile industry makes up 50% of Sri Lankan exports, especially from China. The case is about using corporate social responsibility as a strategic tool in global competition.

Published 14 Jan 2010

Reference 5347

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Asia

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"The triangle" reading provides an overview for a course on the global context of business. The three corners of the triangle are the business, the markets and politics. A necessary condition for conducting business in the world today is for leadership to focus on running the business(leadership, culture, vision, capabilities, innovation) and on what competition is up to.

Published 30 Jun 2009

Reference 5500

Topic Strategy

Region Global

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The case introduces Mounir Neamatalla, President of the private Egyptian firm Environmental Quality International (EQI), who has invested in a sustainable development project in the beautiful Siwa oasis, near the Egyptian-Libyan border.

Published 30 Apr 2009

Reference 5607

Topic Strategy

Region Other Regions

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Located in the province of Cordoba, Argentina, El Castillo is a castle built in the early twentieth century, and run now as a hotel by the Fabrega family; They are in the business of international and ecological tourism.Among its strengths, El Castillo emphasizes that it is the only ecotourist facility in Argentina.

Published 27 Mar 2009

Reference 5583

Topic Strategy

Industry Philanthropy Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Region South America

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There are two cases. Both concern the six-month battle in 2006 to create the steel group, Arcelor Mittal, by far the largest steel company in the world, combining as it did the two largest companies.

Published 01 Mar 2007

Reference 5412

Topic Strategy

Industry Mining & Metals

Region Europe

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There are two cases. Both concern the six-month battle in 2006 to create the steel group, Arcelor Mittal, by far the largest steel company in the world, combining as it did the two largest companies.

Published 03 Jan 2007

Reference 5412

Topic Strategy

Industry Mining & Metals

Region Europe

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MAS Holdings is a family-owned manufacturer of women's apparel, founded by three brothers who have built the firm into a US$570 million business. Clients include the biggest brands in lingerie and sportswear. The textile industry makes up 50% of Sri Lankan exports, especially from China. The case is about using corporate social responsibility as a strategic tool in global competition.

Published 03 Jan 2006

Reference 5347

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Apparel and Fashion

Region Asia

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This case describes the partial transformation of the French social security system, and provides a basis for discussion of reform processes in complex organisations. The case raises questions about institutional lethargy, the sources of reform (are they demographic, economic, sociological, ideational?), and suggests conditions required to lock in reform.

Published 02 Jan 2006

Reference 5336

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Europe

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MAS Holdings is a family-owned manufacturer of women's apparel, founded by three brothers who have built the firm into a US$570 million business. Clients include the biggest brands in lingerie and sportswear. The textile industry makes up 50% of Sri Lankan exports, especially from China. The case is about using corporate social responsibility as a strategic tool in global competition.

Published 03 Jan 2006

Reference 5347

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Apparel and Fashion

Region Asia

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In 2002, China became the world’s number-one recipient of inward foreign direct investment (FDI). One of the major attractions was China’s entry into the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in December 2001. Spanish firms, which had previously had a major focus on Latin America, participated in the general enthusiasm.

Published 01 Oct 2004

Reference 5128

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Computer Software Food and Beverages Production Wine and Spirits

Region Asia

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