Inspirational Case Studies

 

"History is Philosophy teaching by examples."
Thucydides (ок. 460-400
BC)
"Case studies are the bridges which enable you to see the relevance of one situation to your own circumstances. It is when sparks jump both ways between those two poles principles or theory and experience or practice that learning occurs." John Adair

 

Entrepreneurship     Leadership    Sustainable Corporate Growth    Institutional Excellence    High-Growth Business Development

Innovation Management    Marketing and Selling    Venture Financing    IPM    Efficiency Improvement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entrepreneurship

6+6 Drivers for Entrepreneurship

Focus Area

Case in Point

Country

BE MAD

A Drop that grew larger than the Ocean

Russia

Entrepreneurial Creativity

Coco Chanel

France.

Entrepreneur

Estee Lauder

United States

Innovation Is Love

Steve Jobs

United States

Venturepreneur

Michael Dell

United States

Venturepreneur

Sabeer Bhatia

United States

Internet Start-Ups

Jeff Bezos

United States

Interpreneur

Genevieve George

Australia

Creative Marketing

Half.com

United States

Leadership

12 Leadership Roles

Focus Area

Case in Point

Country

Transformational Leadership

Jack Welch, CEO, General Electric

United States

New Management Model

25 Lessons from Jack Welch

United States

Management by Consciousness

Konosuke Matsushita

Japan

Management by Wandering Around

GE, HP, Dell

United States

Leadership Development

Uniliver

United States

Sustainable Corporate Growth

The Tree of Business Success

Focus Area

Case in Point

Country

Balanced Business System

Ford Motor Company

United States

Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Dell Inc.

United States

 

 

 

 

Building Institutional Excellence

Winning Organization: Yin-Yang Balance

Focus Area

Case in Point

Country

Shared Values

GE    More companies

International

Motivating and Communicating

Several companies

International

Employee Empowerment

GE

United States

Employee Satisfaction

Lend Lease

Australia

Change Management

GE Work-Out

United States

Learning Organization

Microsoft

United States

Learning Organization

British Petroleum

United Kingdom

Leveraging Diversity

Hewlett-Packard Way

United States

Making a Workplace Fun

IDEO    More companies

International

High-Growth Business Development

3 Strategies of Market Leaders

Be Different

Dell    More companies

International

Feedback as an Elevator to Success

Several companies

International

New Business Models

Apple

United States

New Business Models

Dell Inc.

United States

New Business Models

Fun4Biz

International

New Business Models

Amazon.com

United States

New Business Models

Xerox Corporation

United States

Succeeding Online

Several companies

International

Innovation System

Silicon Valley Firms

United States

Managing Knowledge Workers

Silicon Valley Firms

United States

Fast Company

Charles Schwab

United States

The Fun Factor

Hackathon as JotSpot

United States

Corporate Venture Investing

Warren Buffett

United States

Business Incubators

Indiaco

India

Business Incubators

Innovatel

Russia

Venture Management

Infosys

India

Entrepreneurial Creativity

The Power of Attitude

United Kingdom

Innovation Management & Venture Strategies

Systemic Innovation: 7 Areas

Focus Area

Case in Point

Country

Value Innovation

Apple

United States

Idea Management

BMW Virtual Innovation Agency

Germany

Cross-functional Innovation Teams

Harley-Davidson

United States

Cross-functional Innovation Teams

Quantum

United States

New Product Design

IDEO

United States

New Product Design

European Design Centre: DEGAP Tool

European Union

Strategic Alliances

Toshiba

Japan

In-company Ventures

Corning

United States

In-company Ventures

GE Digital X-Ray Project

United States

Spinouts

Thermo Electron Corporation

United States

Spinouts

Bunsha Group

Japan

Corporate Venture Investing

General Electric Equity

United States

Corporate Venture Investing

Captech Corp. of Mitsubishi Corp.

Japan

Corporate Venture Investing

Nortel

Canada

Innovation Strategies

Infosys

India

Venture Acquisitions

Apple

United States

Venture Acquisitions

Google

United States

Venture Acquisitions

Infosys

India

Competitive Strategies, Marketing, Selling

Competitive Strategies: 2 Types

Focus Area

Case in Point

Country

Customer Care

Several companies

International

Creating Customer Value

Several companies

International

Creative Customer Value

CVCI

International

Creative Customer Value

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

USA

Market Segmentation

Business e-Coach

Russia

Market Segmentation

Dell

USA

Differentiation Strategies

Canon Entering the USA Market

Japan

Brand Management

Several companies

International

Buzz Marketing

Several companies

International

Creative Marketing

Half.com

USA

Virtuoso Marketing

Burger King

USA

Positioning

Unisys

USA

Emotional Marketing

Several companies

International

Emotional Marketing

Asian Home Gourmet

Singapore

Internet Marketing

CVCI Digital Strategy    SEO

International

Social Media Marketing

CVCI

International

Venture Financing

Venture Financing Funnel

Focus Area

Case in Point

Country

Venture Investing

Trends in Silicon Valley

United States

Venture Investing

Think Pad Inc. a Home Run

United States

Intellectual Property (IP) Management

Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Focus Area

Case in Point

Country

IP Strategy

The Dome Group

Australia

Patenting Inventions

Kambrook

Australia

Innovation Commercialization

Mandy Haberman

United Kingdom

Improving Productivity, Efficiency, & Quality

Kaizen Mindset

 

A Funny Example of a Lean Value Chain

 

Focus Area

Case in Point

Country

Benefits of e-Business

Intel

United States

Business Process Management

Study by Hammer and Company

United States

Kaizen Mindset

International Best Practices

International

Kaizen

Canon Production System

Japan

Kaizen

Fidelity Investments

United States

Lean Enterprise

Toyota Production System

Japan

Suggestion Systems

Fun4Biz Suggestion System

Russia

Lean Production

Gold Seal Engineering Products Ltd.

India

Lean Production

Rojee Tasha Stampings Ltd.

India

Lean Production

Thara Engineering

India

Lean Production

Three SMEs

USA

Cleaner Production

Shwee Shwian Food Co.

Thailand

Six Sigma

General Electric (GE)

United States