Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies

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

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 5, 2012

A Family's Tragedy-Leaked Pictures of a Teen's Fatal Accident
CASE DESCRIPTIONMoral standards of behavior vary between individuals. They are reflection of norms, beliefs, values, and personal preferences. Individuals in organizations cannot rely only on their moral standards or intuition when deciding what is right...
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Campbell: Is the Soup Still Simmering?
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns the importance of doing an external and an internal analysis before selecting a business unit strategy. Secondary issues examined include discussions on how the new CEO makes a difference...
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Chris Thompson's Career Dilemma! What Should I Do?
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns the individual processes that influence behavior in organizations in the context of career choice, career development, and career management This case examines and analyzes the impact of...
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Coastal Flooring
CASE SYNOPSISTimothy Price was the majority owner and operator of a 100-year-old, regional flooring supplies company. General contractors hired Coastal Flooring, who in turn hired subcontractors, to supply and install carpeting and hardwood in retail,...
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Fmcg Nigeria, PLC
CASE OVERVIEWThis case challenges student to resolve FMCG Nigeria's trucking services-related problems in Nigeria, so as to be able not only to address immediate challenges (including truck availability in a disorganized environment as well as the cost...
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International Studies at Salzburg College
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns the strategic decision-making, market characteristics, and philosophical perspectives of understanding world cultures. The case has a djfficulty level of three, appropriate for junior level...
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Is Sustainable Lumber a Myth? the Case of Latvian Timber Industry
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter for this case involves strategic management, sustainability, international law, and business ethics. Firm positioning as an environmental leader represents a growing strategic trend. Incorporating sustainable...
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Is the Grass Greener on the Other Side: An Independent Contractor Case Study
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe principle focus of this case is the analysis of economic opportunity and work rule differences of individuals who workforfirms as employees and those who work as independent contractors. Legalities, personal preferences, and job characteristics...
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Letter from the Editors
Welcome to the Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies. The editorial content of this journal is under the control of the Allied Academies, Inc., a non profit association of scholars whose purpose is to encourage and support the advancement...
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Lumber Preserving: A Capacity and Warehousing Dilemma
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe organization is experiencing a rapid level of growth and the resultant strain placed on production's ability to adapt to this growth will be presented in this case. Data for this case was taken from a local lumber preserving mill...
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The Case of Rewarding "A" but Expecting "B" in Higher Education: Revisiting Reward Systems That Fail in Universities
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case is employee motivation and developing reward systems that match the organization's mission and objectives. Secondary issues examined include performance appraisal systems and employee compensation....
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The Case of Smallville College: Year-End Entries for Higher Education
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns financial reporting issues in higher education using fund accounting. Secondary issues examined include endowment investment issues, adjusting entries, pledge accounting, and capital projects...
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Tnk-Bp: Tread with Caution
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns the management of international joint ventures. Secondary issues examined include: business in Russia; government's intervention in business and how it affects multinational companies;...
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Zero Tolerance or Zero Rationality
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns organizational culture and conflict management. Secondary issues examined include ethics, human resource management, organizational theory and strategy. The case has a difficulty level...
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