Mohamad Saifed Fakhreddin

SoundCloud is one of the world's largest audio-share websites and a recent example of successful entrepreneurship to have come out of an unexpected place: Berlin. The case discusses how SoundCloud has flourished by identifying the type of ‘place surplus’ important for it to derive competitive advantage and succeed.

Published 24 Mar 2014

Reference 6043

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Internet Online Media Music

Region Europe

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Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank had experienced huge success before the 2008 financial crisis caused a spectacular downturn. Grasping the gravity of the situation, a new CEO engages in a successful turnaround. The case highlights the role of leadership, creating a culture of collaboration, and implementing new systems in accomplishing this.

Published 26 Aug 2013

Reference 6000

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Banking

Region Middle-East

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!Xaus Lodge is a community owned tourism facility in the Kagaladi Transfrontier Park, built to settle post-apartheid claims related to land seizures. The revival of the facility by Transfrontier Parks Destinations, a for-profit firm that also seeks to create a positive social impact, is the focus of the case.

Published 27 May 2013

Reference 5936

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Region Other Regions

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