A total number of 37 cases, written by authors from 33 institutions in 21 countries (Australia, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jamaica, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and USA) were submitted for the competition. Based on the competition criteria, 19 cases from 17 institutions and 12 countries were then shortlisted for the evaluation by the jury.
"Thai Beverage Public Company Limited: Thailand Leader, Global Challenger"
Amonrat Thoumrungroje, Assistant Professor, Assumption University, Thailand
Olimpia Racela, Assistant Professor, Mahasarakham University Business School, Thailand.
The co-authors of the case will share a monetary prize of €2,500, participation in the 20th CEEMAN Annual Conference on 26-28 September 2012, a 100% scholarship for participation in one of CEEMAN faculty development programs, and a 12-month free subscription to an Emerald subject collection.
Pictured above: Emerald Business Manager, Stan Lee, Amonrat Thoumrungroje and Olimpia Racela
"An Old Bank in a New Country: Restructuring Nile Commercial Bank of South Sudan"
Veit Etzold, Program Director and Lecturer, European School of Management & Technology, Germany.
Dr Etzold will receive a monetary prize of €1,000, 50% scholarship for participation in one of CEEMAN faculty development programs, and a 12-month free subscription to an Emerald subject collection.
"Kraft Foods Argentina: The H1N1 Disparity"
Susan Myrden, Lecturer, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Kathy Sanderson, Lecturer, Organizational Behaviour, Faculty of Business Administration, Lakehead University, Canada.
The co-authors will share a money prize of €500, 30% scholarship for participation in one of CEEMAN faculty development programs, and a 12-month free subscription to an Emerald subject collection.
The awards were announced at the Gala Dinner of the 20th CEEMAN Annual Conference in Cape Town by (pictured above from left to right) Rejaene Van Van Dyk, Sibu Zondi, Danica Purg and Vladimir Nanut.
In addition, the authors of seven further best cases will receive a 12-month free subscription to an Emerald subject collection:
"Recruiting at TCS: Unclogging The Traffic Jam"
Michael Netzley, Assistant Professor of Corporate Communication (Education) at Singapore Management University (SMU)
Kevin W. Sproule, senior case writer for the Case Writing Initiative and Assistant Director of Postgraduate Programs at SMU
Akanksha Rath, adjunct faculty member at SMU and Head of Program Development for Ntelligent Research & Consulting, Singapore
"Väätsa Agro AS Financial Distress"
Laivi Laidroo, Senior Research Scientist, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
"Training and Development at BPOLAND"
Ashish Malik, Lecturer, University of Newcastle Business School, Australia
Martin Fitzgerald, Associate Professor, University of Newcastle Business School, Australia
"Satya Bharti School Program: The Kaizen Way"
Jyoti Kainth, Assistant Professor, Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad, India
"Transformation Through Marketing Orientation: An Emerging Market Context"
Ramesh Kumar, Professor, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India
Arun Bhattacharyya, FPM student, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India
Narender Lal Ahuja, Professor of Finance, Institute of Management Technology - Ghaziabad, India
Sweta Agarwal, PhD in Finance, Institute of Management Technology - Ghaziabad, India
"Reliance Retail: Making the Hindu Elephant Dance"
C Lakshman, Senior Professor, Bem Management School, France
Sangeetha Lakshman, PhD Candidate, CNAM, France
The winners and selected other cases will be considered for publication in the Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies collection, and we hope to see many of these and other cases from the competition find their successful application in the classroom.