Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies

Journal publishing classroom teaching cases on any subject taught in a business school.

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 4, July-August

Cape Chemical: Cash Management
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns the development and use of a cash budget as a key component in a cash management system. The case also allows an examination of the difference between accounting profit (based on...
Central City Makes a Promotion-Part A
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns the alleged discriminatory promotion practices within a governmental agency. Secondary issues examined include the development and application of affirmative action plans affecting...
Central City Makes a Promotion-Part B
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns the alleged discriminatory employment practices within a governmental agency. Secondary issues examined include the development and application of affirmative action plans affecting...
Central City Makes a Promotion-Part C
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns the alleged discriminatory employment practices within a governmental agency. Secondary issue examined is the management policies to insure compliance with equal employment opportunity...
Children and Family Service Center Case Study
CASE DESCRIPTION Students often fail to understand that much of the FASB's work does address not-for-profit entities. This case attempts to demonstrate to students the differences between for-profit and notforprofit organizations and how SFACs impact...
Dr. Talal's Honda
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns the consumer purchase decision process for a new automobile. Secondary isues examined include the ethics involved in certain actions by dealer representatives, how small businesses...
Gelato Natural S.A
CASE OVERVIEW This case challenges students to develop a strategy to rescue the company from the fact that its newly-expanded factory is coming on stream (and payments on related loans are beginning to become due) just as the Argentine economy is...
Nine Dragon Theme Park: Marketing Strategy in China
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns the destination marketing strategies used for a Chinese amusement theme park. The case follows the theme park from its inception and discovers how the changing tourism environment...
Put a Leader on That Horse (Association)
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case involves the strategic direction of a not-for-profit equine breed association. Additional issues are organization structure, leadership, and financial stability. The case has a difficulty...
Strayer Education, Incorporated: An Equity Valuation
CASE DESCRIPTION This case will require the student to value the equity of Strayer Education, Incorporated, (NYSE:STRA) and make a buy or sell recommendation as an independent analyst. The data given should be examined to determine whether or not...
The Fusion Energy Experimental Tokamak Site Negotiation
CASE DESCRIPTION The purpose of this case is to provide an international negotiation simulation exercise, derived from a specific setting adapted from a real situation, that tests the ability of students to overcome cultural and political obstacles...
The Stitch House: A Case of Entrepreneurial Failure
CASE DESCRIPTION This case concerns why entrepreneurs fail. Issues related to the case include how entrepreneurs make decisions, the marketing, financial, and accounting issues that should be considered when starting a new business. A secondary...