Maria Guadalupe

Professor of Economics
Email maria.guadalupe@insead.edu
Her Opponent is a video case. Actors of the opposite gender portray Clinton (played by a man) and Trump (played by a woman), replicating every word, intonation, facial and non-verbal expression of the candidates. Her Opponent stemmed from a thought experiment: What if Donald Trump had been a woman, and Hillary Clinton had been a man?

Published 25 Jun 2018

Reference 6381

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region North America

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When Volkswagen and Ford combined their Argentinian and Brazilian automotive subsidiaries in 1987, it was very much a marriage of convenience. Operating in an environment of hyperinflation, weak growth and an import ban, the combined company took advantage of economies of scale, closed surplus Ford and Volkswagen (VW) plants and produced inexpensive models of cars and trucks.

Published 26 Jun 2017

Reference 6149

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region South America

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This case describes how Jos de Blok, CEO of Buurtzorg, a non-profit home healthcare provider in Holland, radically overhauled home care delivery in Holland. He believed in giving responsibility back to those who knew the job best: nurses.

Published 30 Jan 2017

Reference 6194

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Europe

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This case describes how Jos de Blok, CEO of Buurtzorg, a non-profit home healthcare provider in Holland, radically overhauled home care delivery in Holland. He believed in giving responsibility back to those who knew the job best: nurses. He created an organization without managers or hierarchy, which put the patient at the centre and was based upon the concept of self-managed teams.

Published 30 Jan 2017

Reference 6194

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Europe

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In our global economy, manufacturing companies outsource production to multiple suppliers half a world away and spread engineering and design out among far-flung company outposts. Yet, at the same time, geographic clusters of firms in particular industries can still hold competitive advantage by virtue of co-location.

Published 19 Dec 2016

Reference 6140

Topic Strategy

Industry Automotive

Region Europe

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Her Opponent is a video case. Actors of the opposite gender portray Clinton (played by a man) and Trump (played by a woman), replicating every word, intonation, facial and non-verbal expression of the candidates. Her Opponent stemmed from a thought experiment: What if Donald Trump had been a woman, and Hillary Clinton had been a man?

Published 25 Jun 2018

Reference 6381

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region North America

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Organisational Economics