L. Felipe Monteiro

Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy
Email felipe.monteiro@insead.edu
The case study traces the development of FC Barcelona’s Innovation Hub (BIH) and its plans to go global. It describes how factors on and off the pitch led to the launch and how the BIH is preparing the club for the future at the centre of an ecosystem that includes prestigious brands, universities, start-ups, and athletes worldwide, all linked by a culture of excellence.

Published 03 Jun 2020

Reference 6583

Topic Strategy

Industry Health, Wellness and Fitness Sports

Region Global

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With the globalization of wine, the wine industry in Portugal has experienced a major shift from a local to a global focus over the last 30 years. Quinta do Vallado, one of the major players in that process, has seen exports double (to account for 40% of revenues) and a 10-fold increase in foreign markets (from 5 in 2000 to 48 in 2020).

Published 26 May 2020

Reference 6560

Topic Strategy

Industry Wine and Spirits

Region Global

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The case describes how the Italian multinational Enel Group, one of the largest power utilities companies in the world, embraced the transformation of the energy sector, combining open innovation with sustainability – or what the company calls “Innovability”).

Published 12 Nov 2019

Reference 6510

Topic Responsibility

Industry Utilities Oil & Energy Renewables & Environment

Region Europe

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Case A focuses on the history of Embraer, which has grown to become one of Brazil’s most successful enterprises and the world’s number four global aviation company. After tripling in size from 2000 to 2007, its business succumbed to the global financial crisis. Embraer launched an internal programme for business excellence, resulting in the development of executive jets.

Published 28 Feb 2019

Reference 6482

Topic Strategy

Industry Aviation and Aerospace

Region South America

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The case describes Operation “Lava Jato” (Car Wash) in Brazil, one of largest anti-corruption investigations in the world.

Published 22 Aug 2018

Reference 6404

Topic Strategy

Region South America

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The case discusses the globalization of fashion and the trajectory of Fashion Forward Dubai. Since its inception in 2013, FFWD had striven to offer an alternative to traditional fashion weeks by showcasing collections of local designers to fashion buyers, journalists and customers on the catwalk and on internet. Over 15,000 attendees came to the show and more than 100,000 followed it online.

Published 27 Jun 2018

Reference 6395

Topic Strategy

Industry Apparel and Fashion

Region Middle-East

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The case describes Operation “Lava Jato” (Car Wash) in Brazil, one of largest anti-corruption investigations in the world.

Published 25 Jun 2018

Reference 6404

Topic Strategy

Industry Political Organization Government Administration

Region South America

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Jean-Marc Frangos, Managing Director of Products & Services Research and Open Innovation at BT Group is looking to optimize the London-based telcom company’s external innovation process – scouting for new technologies from Silicon Valley, Israel and Asia.

Published 28 May 2018

Reference 6397

Topic Strategy

Industry Telecommunications

Region Global

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The case presents the “leapfrogging” opportunities for Latin America brought by the digital revolution and innovation. It examines the region’s economic and commercial achievements made possible by the huge penetration of mobile vs fixed broadband. In addition, digital transformation is helping to address social issues such as financial exclusion, unemployment and healthcare.

Published 23 Mar 2018

Reference 6358

Topic Strategy

Region South America

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The Swiss company TAG Heuer, maker of luxury watches, is part of the LVMH group (Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton). In 2015, CEO Jean-Claude Biver is deciding whether to launch its first-ever fully connected Swiss watch, manufactured in partnership with Google and Intel.

Published 23 Mar 2018

Reference 6291

Topic Strategy

Region Europe

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The case study traces the development of FC Barcelona’s Innovation Hub (BIH) and its plans to go global. It describes how factors on and off the pitch led to the launch and how the BIH is preparing the club for the future at the centre of an ecosystem that includes prestigious brands, universities, start-ups, and athletes worldwide, all linked by a culture of excellence.

Published 03 Jun 2020

Reference 6583

Topic Strategy

Industry Health, Wellness and Fitness Sports

Region Global

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The case describes how the Italian multinational Enel Group, one of the largest power utilities companies in the world, embraced the transformation of the energy sector, combining open innovation with sustainability – or what the company calls “Innovability”).

Published 12 Nov 2019

Reference 6510

Topic Responsibility

Industry Utilities Oil & Energy Renewables & Environment

Region Europe

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The case discusses the globalization of fashion and the trajectory of Fashion Forward Dubai. Since its inception in 2013, FFWD had striven to offer an alternative to traditional fashion weeks by showcasing collections of local designers to fashion buyers, journalists and customers on the catwalk and on internet. Over 15,000 attendees came to the show and more than 100,000 followed it online.

Published 27 Jun 2018

Reference 6395

Topic Strategy

Industry Apparel and Fashion

Region Middle-East

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The case describes Operation “Lava Jato” (Car Wash) in Brazil, one of largest anti-corruption investigations in the world.

Published 25 Jun 2018

Reference 6404

Topic Strategy

Industry Political Organization Government Administration

Region South America

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Jean-Marc Frangos, Managing Director of Products & Services Research and Open Innovation at BT Group is looking to optimize the London-based telcom company’s external innovation process – scouting for new technologies from Silicon Valley, Israel and Asia.

Published 28 May 2018

Reference 6397

Topic Strategy

Industry Telecommunications

Region Global

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The Swiss company TAG Heuer, maker of luxury watches, is part of the LVMH group (Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton). In 2015, CEO Jean-Claude Biver is deciding whether to launch its first-ever fully connected Swiss watch, manufactured in partnership with Google and Intel.

Published 21 Apr 2017

Reference 6291

Topic Strategy

Industry Consumer Goods Luxury Goods and Jewelry

Region Europe

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Case A explores the career trajectory of Eike Batista, CEO and founder of EBX, a Brazilian conglomerate focused on mining, oil & gas, shipping and other industries, who is already looking to expand into new markets while his existing businesses are only just moving into an operational phase.

Published 25 Jan 2016

Reference 5930

Topic Strategy

Industry Oil & Energy

Region South America

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