Stephen J. Mezias

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Email stephen.mezias@insead.edu
Equity for Tanzania, based in Moshi, a remote area of Tanzania, operates a profitable business model that leases equipment to small businesses. The model could be replicated in other developing markets, including neighbours in East Africa.

Published 26 Feb 2018

Reference 6341

Topic Responsibility

Industry Business Supplies and Equipment

Region Africa

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Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEE) is one of India's leading television, media and entertainment companies. It is among the largest producers and aggregators of Hindi programming in the world, with an archive of over 120,000 hours of television content. With the rights to over 3,500 movie titles, ZEE houses the world's largest Hindi film library.

Published 30 Nov 2015

Reference 6151

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Media Production

Region Asia

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This case tells the story of Azza Al Qubaisi, a female Emirati role-model entrepreneur - how she successfully developed a novel business idea, established a business, and created a new market for jewellery design "Made in UAE".

Published 26 Aug 2013

Reference 5913

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Luxury Goods and Jewelry

Region Middle-East

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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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The Ecology of Industry Emergence