Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies

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

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 2, February

A Case of Mergers: The HP Experience
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns corporate mergers in the Information Technology industry. The secondary issues are strategic management and assessment of merger approaches. This case can be used in several different...
AV Corporate: PC Anti-Virus 2.0 Project: Instructor's Note
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case is operations management specifically new product development. Secondary issues examined include supply--chain management, customer --investor relations and change management. The case has...
AV Corporate: Software Tool Project: Instructor's Note
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case is project management. Secondary issues examined include change management and operations management (specifically process management). The case has a difficulty level appropriate for junior...
Chris Thompson's Career Dilemma: Part II the Internship from Hell!: Instructor's Note
CASE DESCRIPTION This is the second part of the Chris Thompson Dilemma Case. Preferably, the students should read "Chris Thompson's Career Dilemma! What Should I Do?" to provide background information. However, this case may be used in conjunction...
Kallevigs Nursery: Instructor's Note
CASE DESCRIPTION This case can be used to illustrate concepts of operating a small business faced with multiple issues. Considerations include the evaluation of competition, development of appropriate business lines, selection of target markets,...
Mail from the Director
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns the attempt by the Director of a business school to influence his faculty members. The case has a difficulty level of four. The case is designed to be taught in one class hour and...
Park Sterling Bank: The Journey Begins!
CASE DESCRIPTION The purpose of this case is to highlight the challenges faced in growing a community bank and the risks and potential rewards for investors. This case, based on the formation of Park Sterling Bank in Charlotte, NC, is intended for...
Skalholtsstigur 2a: Economics, Implied Promises, and the Ethics of a $1,200 a Month Balcony: Instructor's Note
CASE DESCRIPTION The primary subject matter of this case concerns a customer service issue between a business traveler and the small business owner of several rental properties in Reykjavik, Iceland. A secondary issue involves an exploration of...
The Most Dangerous Woman in America: Paula Deen's Ethical Issues
CASE DESCRIPTION "The Most Dangerous Woman in American" is Paula Deen who was described in these terms by one of her fellow chefs on the Food Network. Ms. Deen was originally criticized for the unhealthy ingredients which she featured in her recipes,...
Time for a Change? A Human Resource Education Program in Flux: Instructor's Note
CASE DESCRIPTION The focus of this case is a university department head's dilemma as he decides whether or not to invest time and other resources to change an academic program that has a solid performance history but has seen has a recent decline...
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