Ramina Samii

The case narrates the trigger points that encouraged Roche to make a 15-fold increase in its production capacity of Tamiflu, an antiviral pandemic flu drug recommended by the World Health Organisation as of 2004.

Published 28 Apr 2008

Reference 5501

Topic Responsibility

Region Global

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The case narrates the process of testing the concept of weather derivatives in developing countries. It describes why the World Food Programme chose Ethiopia as the pilot case and the process that led to the selection of AXA Re, the giant insurance company

Published 01 Nov 2006

Reference 5408

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Insurance

Region Global

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The case covers the first deployment of a specialized structure, the United Nations Joint Logistics Centre (UNJLC) Fuel Cell in the context of the 2003 Iraq crisis. It describes the operations and achievements of the Fuel Cell, a structure that addressed the serious logistics 'orphan issues' of fuels availability and sourcing for the whole humanitarian community.

Published 07 Jun 2005

Reference 5290

Topic Operations

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain Non-Profit Organization Management

Region Middle-East

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This case covers the institutionalization process as well as the evolution in scope of the United Nations Joint Logistics Centre (UNJLC). It describes the relationship between the facility and the stakeholders namely the donor community, the host institution (WFP) and humanitarian organizations within and outside the UN system.

Published 12 Jan 2004

Reference 5213

Topic Strategy

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain

Region Global

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The case narrates the first year of the Moving the World Program, a public-private CSR-driven partnership between TPG and the UN World Food Program. It describes the five joint initiatives, where the organizations would merger their experience and capabilities in the pursuit of enhanced performance in humanitarian operations worldwide.

Published 07 Jan 2004

Reference 5194

Topic Responsibility

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Global

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The case narrates the internal processes of choosing and implementing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. It illustrates the process of choosing a cause, selecting partners, creating a working plan, and finally getting the company's executive board's commitment.

Published 06 Jan 2004

Reference 5187

Topic Responsibility

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Global

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This case describes the activities of the United Nations Joint Logistics Centre (UNJLC), activated in response to the Afghanistan crisis, during its second phase. The UNJLC dealt with operational and logistics bottlenecks within Afghanistan.

Published 09 Jan 2003

Reference 5135

Topic Operations

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain Non-Profit Organization Management

Region Other Regions

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This case describes the activities of the United Nations Joint Logistics Centre (UNJLC), activated in response to the Afghanistan crisis, during the first six months.

Published 03 Jan 2003

Reference 5092

Topic Operations

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain Non-Profit Organization Management

Region Other Regions

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The case describes the genesis of the United Nations Joint Logistics Centre concept from its birth, in the context of the Eastern Zaire 1996-97 crisis, up to its imminent activation in response to the Afghanistan crisis (2001).

Published 03 Jan 2003

Reference 5093

Topic Strategy

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain Non-Profit Organization Management

Region Global

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This series of three sequential cases recounts the story of labour negotiations. The Maxime Platform, France, built in 1916 to accommodate the increasing demand for wood transportation, was by 1992 a loss-making unit. In 1998, a new Director of the Harbour and Railway Installations, Adrian Hamilton, is appointed. One of his first tasks was the assessment of the Maxime Platform operations.

Published 01 Jan 2003

Reference 5067

Topic Strategy

Region Europe

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The case narrates the internal processes of choosing and implementing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. It illustrates the process of choosing a cause, selecting partners, creating a working plan, and finally getting the company's executive board's commitment.

Published 06 Jan 2004

Reference 5187

Topic Responsibility

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region Global

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