Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies

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

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 3, May-June

American Red Cross: Under Fire
CASE DESCRIPTION This case is directed towards undergraduates and graduate students in management classes and classes in non-profit organizations. Depending on the focus of the class, different case questions can be emphasized for students in management...
Bluegrass Wedding Center
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case is the formation of a comprehensive wedding center in Kentucky. The case is positioned to present the business formation process and the search for partners and financing for a new business...
Chicago Food and Beverage Company: The Challenges of Managing International Assignments
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns the management of expatriate managers with a particular focus on their recruitment and compensation. Secondary issues examined include the internationalization strategies of a multinational...
Conflict Management: The Team New Zealand Case
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case is the effectiveness of risk management strategies associated with the staging of a major international sporting event. A secondary issue examined in the case concerns the proprietary rights...
Developing a Strategic Negotiation Plan: Toyota Highlander
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns the evaluation of gathered information to develop a negotiation plan prior to a consumer's purchase of a sport utility vehicle. Secondary issues examined include the sales process...
E. M. Mapalad and the Mapalad Bus Liners, Inc.: The Business Ended despite a Talented Entrepreneur
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case is entrepreneurship. Secondary issues examined in the case include strategies involved in family business startup, growth, and decline, including profitmaximizing strategies (revenue maximization...
Getting Started in the Thoroughbred Horse Business: A Review of Some Basic Accounting Principles
CASE DESCRIPTION This case, for beginning accounting students, reinforces some common accrual accounting concepts in an interesting setting. The body of the case is also available in CD version with a dramatized story and summaries of the data for...
International Marketing and Delivery of Bankcard Processing Services (TSYS)
CASE DESCRIPTION This case depicts a US-based firm that painstakingly but successfully markets its bankcard processing services to international prospects. The case intends to enable the student to assess how TSYS' success in the European market...
JoJa's Deli: Great Franchise Opportunity? (Part II)
CASE DESCRIPTION The subject matter of this case addresses the problems and opportunities for a young family wanting to become entrepreneurs. This case would be most appropriate for undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship, small business management,...
Kmart-Sears Merger of 2005
"Unless this new retail giant proves that it's capable of creating stronger customer connections, there will be no real value to this merger" (William J. McEwen, Gallup Management Journal) "As a retailer, we really have not grown at all for the...
Letter from the Editors
Welcome to the Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies. 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 and support the advancement...
Michael Eisner and His Reign at Disney
CASE DESCRIPTION Topics addressed in this case include management conflict, corporate governance, shareholder value, and CEO succession. It may be used in an undergraduate, upper-level classroom, and is particularly appropriate for a capstone course...
Ryanair (2005): Successful Low Cost Leadership
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns strategic management in the airline industry in Europe. Secondary issues examined include international marketing, operations management and business ethics. The case has a difficulty...