Nancy Brandwein

Nancy J. Brandwein

In October 2022, the British artist Damien Hirst, renowned for defying the art establishment, brought his six-year project "The Currency" to an end. The project involved the creation of 10,000 “spot paintings”, each linked to a blockchain-based non-fungible token (NFT).

Published 15 Jan 2024

Reference 6848

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Arts and Crafts

Region Europe

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Authored by INSEAD, powered by LiveCase. Take charge as the Interim Head of Product at Move and tackle the challenge of managing an underperforming team member in this immersive LiveCase simulation. Lead a cross-functional team developing a groundbreaking tool amidst mounting pressure and missed deadlines.

Published 01 Jun 2023

Reference 6799

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As nonfungible tokens (NFTs) entered the arena in 2021, Sorare emerged as one of the leaders in the space, offering blockchain-based football (soccer) player cards for participants to trade and use in fantasy sports games.

Published 20 Jun 2022

Reference 6750

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Computer Software

Region Europe

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Meddo is a healthcare service delivery innovation in India that simplifies the patient journey through outpatient services, lab tests, and medicines management. It was born out of a collaboration between a medical doctor who cofounded a hospital chain, and an entrepreneur who had led a major food-delivery service.

Published 17 Mar 2021

Reference 6628

Topic Operations

Industry Health, Wellness and Fitness

Region Asia

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Preferred Networks, Inc. (PFN), a start-up specialized in deep learning technologies, a branch of artificial intelligence (AI) research, differentiated itself early on by aligning with Japan’s manufacturing might and bringing deep learning to the internet of things (IoT).

Published 30 Sep 2019

Reference 6477

Topic Strategy

Industry Computer Software

Region Asia

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WeWork has seen a decade of growth with a disruptive new service business model in a rapidly transforming industry: shared office space for start-ups (and increasingly for big companies) thanks to its understanding of workplace trends such as the ‘gig’ economy, the rise of millennials and Generation Z in the workforce, more collaborative office work and tech-enabled mobility of employees.

Published 02 May 2019

Reference 6488

Topic Marketing

Region Global

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The case starts by describing the transformation of ING Netherlands from a traditional bank with functional hierarchies to an organization that embraces digitalization and ‘Agile’ principles. Then it illustrates how the bank is re-organized around self-managed teams without traditional managers. Finally, the narrative recounts how employees are empowered to make decisions.

Published 25 Sep 2017

Reference 6316

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Banking

Region Europe

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The case starts by describing the transformation of ING Netherlands from a traditional bank with functional hierarchies to an organization that embraces digitalization and ‘Agile’ principles. Then it illustrates how the bank is re-organized around self-managed teams without traditional managers. Finally, the narrative recounts how employees are empowered to make decisions.

Published 25 Sep 2017

Reference 6316

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Banking

Region Europe

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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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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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