Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies

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

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 4, 2004

A Day at the Movies
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns business law and statistical analysis. Secondary issues examine contract formation, terms of an agreement, breach of contract, misrepresentation and legal remedies, as well as ethical issues...
Big Flicks Studio: A Case Analysis of Equity Structuring Policy and Earnings Management
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case is an evaluation of the impact on earnings that can result from forming a separate subsidiary joint venture and the use of the equity accounting method. The main objective is to help students realize...
Budgeting in the Not-for-Profit Ambulatory Healthcare Environment
CASE DESCRIPTIONThis case illustrates the crucial role third party insurer and patient mix plays in establishing the amount of federal grant funds a Community Health Center is eligible to receive. The federal grant financing of these centers is designed...
College Recruiting at Orgservices Corporation
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe case presents a good springboard for discussing the recruitment process in general and to illustrate the level of students' interest in less well-known organizations. The case also demonstrates the common practice of sending employees...
East West Company
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe names in this case have been changed and some facts simplified to facilitate classroom analysis and discussion. There may be no correct answers to the issues presented in the case. The case is intended to stimulate classroom discussion,...
Futuretech and Logoistics: An Affair to Remember*
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns office romance and covert employee companies. Secondary issues examined include group cohesiveness, management controls, fraud, and conflict of interest. The case has a difficulty level...
Letter from the Editor
Welcome to the Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, Special Instructors ' Edition. The International Academy for Case Studies is an affiliate of the Allied Academies, Inc., a non profit association of scholars whose purpose is to encourage...
Missouri Solvents: The Capital Investment Decision
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns the fine line between ethical and unethical behavior and the capital budgeting process. Case examines the challenges of identifying unethical behavior and resolving ethical conflicts. Students...
Nigerian Packaged Goods, Ltd
CASE DESCRIPTIONEver wished you had a full-length case (lots of issues, lots of data) about a large under-performing company in the developing world? This case challenges students to use the information provided to develop a plan to dramatically increase...
School of Business Revises Its Mission Statement
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns implementation of a process designed to improve an existing mission statement in terms of completeness and quality. Students use a mission statement evaluation scale to identify deficiencies...
Silver Bread Bakery: A Small Business Case from the Sultanate of Oman
CASE DESCRIPTIONIf you are looking for an international small business/entrepreneurship case that allows you to introduce multiple issues in entrepreneur ship, this case does so simply, yet in a relatively thorough manner. The case allows you to contrast...
The Brief Career of Carly Hennessey: A Look at the Economics of Pop Music
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe two primary topics in this case study are the matching concept which underlies accrual accounting and types of cost behavior patterns for management decision making. The case is appropriate for upper-level accounting majors. With...
The Overpaid Student
CASE DESCRIPTIONThis short case focuses on the motivational and equity problems created by a student wage scale which is based on class standing rather than job demands or work performance. Fairness issues related to motivation, compensation, performance...
Virtually There Technologies: A Case Study of Earnings Management and Fraud
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns recognizing and correcting earnings management and fraud. Secondary issues include helping students to develop professional judgment and to become aware of typical reporting problems experienced...
Worldcom Inc.: Survival at Stake
CASE DESCRIPTIONThe primary subject matter of this case concerns management of mergers and acquisitions in a turbulent environment. Secondary issues examined include strategic, organizational, and competitive issues that push the companies to the brink...
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