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Faculty members from XLRI and IMI Bhubaneswar win the ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition 2016

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Hyderabad: Indian School of Business (ISB) and Ivey Business School have announced the ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition 2016 results.  Pitabas Mohanty, XLRI, Jamshedpur and Supriti Mishra, International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar have won 1st prize in the overall category where as Sunita Mehta, Hyderabad Business School, GITAM University and Surya Kant Sharma, XLRI, Jamshedpur bagged the second position in the overall category.  The team of Pitabas and Supriti, winner of first prize, presented a case study on Good Company or Good Stock – Investor’s Dilemma whereas the second place winner, the team of Sunita and Surya Kant presented a case study on Barefoot College of Tilonia: Lighting Up Rural Lives in Under Developed Countries.

The first award winning team will get a cash prize of $ 4000 while second team will get cash prize of $ 3000. The award ceremony will be held in November 2016. The response to this year’s ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition was overwhelming as candidates from foreign countries have participated. Besides, most major business schools in India, participants from institutions in Malaysia, Botswana, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, the Netherlands, and the United States have also shown interest in the competition.

These case studies have highlighted business stories of organisations, that range from early start-ups to large multinationals, and highlight a wide gamut of business issues, be it from mainstream disciplines such as Strategy, Marketing and Finance, to growing areas of interest such as, Social Enterprise and Corporate Governance.

Winner – Marketing Category

(Award of $ 2000.00, sponsored by Amazon)

The Vanca: Reworking Digital Marketing Strategy

Jones Mathew, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida

Banasree Dey, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida

Winner – Entrepreneurship Category

(Award of $ 2000.00, sponsored by ET Cases)

Unicommerce: The Exit Decision

Nilesh Gupta, Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli

Shantam Shukla, Varroc Group

Broadly, the competition received 95 final case submissions that were accompanied with detailed teaching notes. Launched in 2010, the ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition has steadily gained prominence in India and abroad and is widely considered an important source for India-centric cases by B-Schools around the globe. The global competition is supported by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Ivey Publishing (IP), the publishing arm of Ivey Business School, and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

Commenting on the 2016 competition, Professor Arun Pereira, Executive Director, Centre for Learning and Management Practice, ISB, said “The ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition continues to grow from strength to strength.  It is heartening to see the increasing reach of the competition; this year we had faculty from Europe and the Middle-East submitting India-based cases.  Further, thanks to competitions like this, business schools across the world have access to an increasing selection of India cases that reflect the rich and varied landscape of the Indian economy.”

Professor David Sharp, Associate Professor, Ivey Business School and co-ordinator of the Ivey faculty judging panel, said “Once again, we were delighted to see a record number of submissions. It is very gratifying to see Indian faculty embracing the case teaching/learning method so enthusiastically, and contributing high quality teaching resources about Indian business that will be used in top business schools around the world.”

Cases won Honourable Mentions

Developing the Brand DNA for a Start Up: The Sattviko Dilemma

Ruppal Sharma, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

Dilli Haat – Reviving the Lost Glory

Amita Mital, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow

Shrey Vig, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow

The Gordion Knot: Designing the Total Reward Structure for Sushma Industries

Debolina Dutta, Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur

Munwari P, Bharathidasan University

Wockhardt Limited

Vishwanatha Ramanna, Shiv Nadar University

Jaskiran Arora, BML Munjal University

Kulbir Singh, Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur

 

Leadership Challenges at Schneider Electric India – Rudrapur Plant

Abinash Panda, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

Anshul Jain, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

Samir Misra, Schneider Electric IT Business India Pvt Ltd

Value for People and Value their Money at Madhya Pradesh State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited

Rohit Kapoor, Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Ayushi Agrawal, Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Soumyajyoti Datta, Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Achieving Excellence Through Experience

Sajeev George, S P Jain Institute of Management and Research

Latika Tejwani, S P Jain Institute of Management and Research

Anubha Kachhawa, S P Jain Institute of Management and Research

Nikhil Pathak, S P Jain Institute of Management and Research

Nimish Kanvinde, S P Jain Institute of Management and Research

Hubtown (A&B): Designing and Implementing a Bottom up Approach to Performance Management

Kajari Mukherjee, Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Meenakshi Aggarwal-Gupta, Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Groupon India – A Management Buyout Decision

Rajesh Panda, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru

Madhvi Sethi, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru

Pooja Gupta, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru

Forbes Technosys Limited: Bill Payment Kiosks Business (Part A & Part B)

Davinder Singh, BML Munjal University

Anuj Sahu, Forbes Technosys Ltd.

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