Stanislav Shekshnia

Senior Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Crisis at MIAM Group is a fictional board simulation about a global European food company in crisis. It is designed to be used in groups of about nine participants, each playing a gender-neutral role for which an individual, detailed description is provided.* The crisis in question has come to a head following the intervention of two groups of activist investors.

Published 22 Apr 2022

Reference 6715

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Food and Beverages Production

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Crisis at MIAM Group is a fictional board simulation about a global European food company in crisis. It is designed to be used in groups of about nine participants, each playing a gender-neutral role for which an individual, detailed description is provided.* The crisis in question has come to a head following the intervention of two groups of activist investors.

Published 22 Apr 2022

Reference 6715

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Food and Beverages Production

Region Europe

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This case chronicles a successful digital transformation in Russia, where JSC Raiffeisenbank, the Russian branch of the Austrian parent company, reinvented its organizational and management system to build a new digital value network. The case discusses the transition to a less hierarchical Agile organizational structure, driven by IT-intensive cross-functional product teams.

Published 21 Mar 2022

Reference 6738

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Banking

Region Europe

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This role play provides the participants with an opportunity to experience a live board meeting of a public company whose chair has been detained on suspicion of fiscal fraud and tax evasion. The emergency meeting has to decide 1. the fate of the incumbent chair: should he be immediately dismissed or not? 2. company’s and board’s positions on the arrest 3.

Published 10 Feb 2022

Reference 6652

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Global

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This role play provides the participants with an opportunity to experience a live board meeting of a public company whose chair has been detained on suspicion of fiscal fraud and tax evasion. The emergency meeting has to decide 1. the fate of the incumbent chair: should he be immediately dismissed or not? 2. company’s and board’s positions on the arrest 3.

Published 10 Feb 2022

Reference 6652

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Region Global

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Emmanuel Faber, the star Chair/CEO of the global Danone Group, was known for his leadership on sustainability. In 2020, he persuaded shareholders to vote for Danone to become France’s largest “entreprise à mission” (purpose-driven company) – giving it a new ESG-based legal status.

Published 24 Jan 2022

Reference 6712

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Food and Beverages Production

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Emmanuel Faber, the star Chair/CEO of the global Danone Group, was known for his leadership on sustainability. In 2020, he persuaded shareholders to vote for Danone to become France’s largest “entreprise à mission” (purpose-driven company) – giving it a new ESG-based legal status.

Published 24 Jan 2022

Reference 6712

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Food and Beverages Production

Region Europe

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Emmanuel Faber, the star Chair/CEO of the global Danone Group, was known for his leadership on sustainability. In 2020, he persuaded shareholders to vote for Danone to become France’s largest “entreprise à mission” (purpose-driven company) – giving it a new ESG-based legal status.

Published 24 Jan 2022

Reference 6712

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Food and Beverages Production

Region Europe

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Michael Bertram, the head of NCH private equity in Ukraine, and his small management team try hard to transform corporate culture of their agricultural companies in order to make them more productive. They experiment with various incentive schemes to make farm managers and employees to embrace the owners’ attitude.

Published 17 Nov 2021

Reference 6682

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Agriculture

Region Europe

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Michael Bertram, the head of NCH private equity in Ukraine, and his small management team try hard to transform corporate culture of their agricultural companies in order to make them more productive. They experiment with various incentive schemes to make farm managers and employees to embrace the owners’ attitude.

Published 17 Nov 2021

Reference 6682

Topic Leadership & Organisations

Industry Agriculture

Region Europe

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VimpelCom is a Russian cellular operator that grew in less than 10 years (1992-2002) from a hypothetical concept, to small family-like company, to $2 billion NYSE-quoted corporation with 5.5 million subscribers on its wireless networks. This case study describes the perfect partnership between the two founders. One was "the professor", Dr.

Published 01 Jan 2003

Reference 5110

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Telecommunications

Region Other Regions

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Corporate Governance