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Lisa Simone Duke

Goodlife Pharmacy launched in 2014 with a vision to provide good-quality and affordable pharmaceuticals to all socio-economic groups in Kenya. With a strong strategy and operations focus, the leadership scaled up from 19 stores in 2016 to approximately 120 by 2022 in East Africa.

Published 17 Jun 2024

Reference 6836

Topic Responsibility

Industry Health, Wellness and Fitness Hospital & Health Care

Region Africa

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DSM (A) and (B) tell the remarkable story of how Helen Mets, EVP of DSM’s Resins & Functional Materials business (DRF), generated considerable value for DSM by pursuing a radical sustainability strategy, steering DRF to a 12.4x multiple when it was sold to Covestro. DSM (A) discusses DSM’s path to greater sustainability, highlighting the environmental issues caused by the chemical industry and

Published 17 May 2024

Reference 6826

Topic Responsibility

Industry Chemicals

Region Global

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DSM (A) and (B) tell the remarkable story of how Helen Mets, EVP of DSM’s Resins & Functional Materials business (DRF), generated considerable value for DSM by pursuing a radical sustainability strategy, steering DRF to a 12.4x multiple when it was sold to Covestro.

Published 17 May 2024

Reference 6826

Topic Responsibility

Industry Chemicals

Region Global

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A new African manufacturer of diagnostic tests grapples with the challenges of a hyper-competitive global market and explores and designs a new business model to compete.

Published 19 Feb 2024

Reference 6847

Topic Operations

Industry Hospital & Health Care Medical Devices

Region Africa

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Case A explores Goldman’s corporate strategy and growth, charting its history from when Marcus Goldman moved to the US and launched a commercial paper business in 1869. It follows the firm’s expansion in terms of its products/services, and its growth via acquisitions and alliances.

Published 15 May 2023

Reference 6788

Topic Strategy

Industry Financial Services

Region North America

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Case A explores Goldman’s corporate strategy and growth, charting its history from when Marcus Goldman moved to the US and launched a commercial paper business in 1869. It follows the firm’s expansion in terms of its products/services, and its growth via acquisitions and alliances.

Published 15 May 2023

Reference 6788

Topic Strategy

Region North America

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When IBM set about commercializing its artificial intelligence-driven Watson AI in the healthcare market, its early successes were widely publicized. Senior managers and the media claimed that its diagnostic features would soon surpass those of the sharpest doctors.

Published 14 Feb 2023

Reference 6753

Topic Strategy

Industry Hospital & Health Care

Region North America

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The mobile phone industry is notorious for its lack of sustainability. Fairphone started as a campaign to draw attention to ‘conflict minerals’ and the plight of tantalum miners. It became a social enterprise by launching its first ‘fair phone’, the FP1, with conflict-free tantalum.

Published 20 Dec 2022

Reference 6585

Topic Responsibility

Industry Telecommunications

Region Europe

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MiracleFeet, a US-based non-profit, improves access to high-quality treatment of clubfoot in low-income countries, typically in partnership with public hospitals and local NGOs, by providing low-cost foot braces, training, advocacy, awareness-raising and financial and operational support. It aims to treat 100,000 children by 2024 across 70 countries – half of them middle-income countries.

Published 01 Jul 2022

Reference 6656

Topic Responsibility

Industry Hospital & Health Care

Region Asia

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This case looks at the business and cultural transformation at Microsoft under CEO Satya Nadella, who took over in 2014 when the company had fallen prey to political infighting and the dominance of Windows over all else.

Published 19 May 2022

Reference 6393

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region North America

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The mobile phone industry is notorious for its lack of sustainability. Fairphone started as a campaign to draw attention to ‘conflict minerals’ and the plight of tantalum miners. It became a social enterprise by launching its first ‘fair phone’, the FP1, with conflict-free tantalum.

Published 20 Dec 2022

Reference 6585

Topic Responsibility

Industry Telecommunications

Region Europe

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In 2017 the Port of Antwerp is capacity constrained. Capacity will improve dramatically in 2028 with the construction of a new terminal. However, in the meantime, a variety of issues make the problem acute and critical for the competitiveness of the port, as otherwise clients migrate to other ports and use other means to reach inland Europe.

Published 26 Jan 2022

Reference 6686

Topic Strategy

Industry Maritime

Region Europe

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The telecommunications manufacturing industry has seen massive consolidation in the past 10 years. This is the story of how two major telecom providers, Alcatel and Lucent, merged and positioned themselves for the future. It focuses on the leadership challenges of the final years, just before the company was sold.

Published 24 Feb 2016

Reference 6169

Topic Strategy

Industry Telecommunications Wireless

Region Global

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