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. 6, November-December

Cookie Jar Reserves: The Case of Callaway Golf Company.(Instructor's Note)
CASE DESCRIPTION This case requires the student to evaluate how estimates and more importantly changes in estimates affect a company's financial statements. Students are required to research Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) regarding,...
Dixon's Famous Chili: A Woman-Owned, Fourth Generation, Family Business Case study.(Instructor's Note)
CASE DESCRIPTION Dixon's Famous Chili is the oldest, continuously operating, family owned restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri. From Dixon's beginning in the early 1900's, women have played pivotal roles, including owners in three out of four generations....
Employer Liability for Non-Employee Sexual harassment.(Instructor's Note)
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case sexual harassment. This case has a difficulty level of three to four, and is appropriate for an upper division, undergraduate level. This case is designed to be taught in one class hour, and...
Google's Dutch Auction Initial Public offering.(Instructor's Note)
CASE DESCRIPTION This case concerns the Initial Public Offering of Google, Inc. in August 2004. Instead of using the traditional best-efforts style IPO, Google used a Dutch Auction to allow small investors to buy in on the IPO. This case is intended...
How Can I Jump, When I Have No Place to Stand? Accounting to Meet the Needs of a Changing market.(Instructor's Note)
CASE DESCRIPTION This case, based on the Fleming-Mason Energy electric cooperative, is the result of the personal experience and commitment of Mr. David E. Smart who at the time of the case was employed with Fleming-Mason Energy as Engineering Superintendent....
Investing in Arketia.(Instructor's Note)
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case is the integration of statistics, macroeconomics, and business ethics. Secondary issues include descriptive statistics (interpretation of standard deviation), normal distribution, and statistical...
Jaguar: What to Do with a Troubled legend?(Instructor's Note)
CASE DESCRIPTION The subject matter of this case addresses the issues of turnaround, spin-off, sunk cost, and international image. This case would be most appropriate for undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship, small business management, and...
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...
Maritime Enterprises and Regulated competition.(Instructor's Note)
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns two U.S. domestic maritime enterprises engaged in liner shipping and interacting in a regulated market. Secondary issues examined include U.S. Cabotage Laws, market contestability,...
Novaco: The Challenge of International Entrepreneurship of a New firm.(Instructor's Note)
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns the international public birth and development of a pioneering Internet firm with a short existence before its slow but positive growth in a market dominated by large multinational...
Small Business Proposals for the Installation of Residential Air-Conditioning and Heating equipment.(Instructor's Note)
CASE DESCRIPTION This case relates to business firms (mostly small business) who sell and install residential air conditioning and heating equipment as a major part of their business. More specifically, this case analyzes "what" (the contents) is...
Stonebridge Country Club: Cash ... Is There enough?(Instructor's Note)
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 requires students to have an introductory knowledge of accounting, finance and general...
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