Prize Winning Case Studies

Year

Award

Case Title

Authors

2020

‘Nominated Case Award’ at the prestigious 2019Global Contest for the Best China-Focused Cases organised by CEIBS (China Europe International Business School).

Chow Tai Fook: A Chinese Jewellery Giant Changing Tactics

V Namratha Prasad and KotiVinodBabu

Winner in the Knowledge, Information and Communication Systems Management Category award in The Case Centre’s 30th Awards and Competitions.

Big Data Strategy of Procter & Gamble: Turning Big Data into Big Value

DebapratimPurkayastha and VinodBabuKoti

Winner in theProduction and Operations Management Category award in The Case Centre’s 30th Awards and Competitions.

Apple and Conflict Minerals: Ethical Sourcing for Sustainability

DebapratimPurkayastha and AdapaSrinivasa Rao

2019

Runner’s Up in the XVIII Dark Side Case Competition, Critical Management Studies division of Academy of Management.

Nestlé and Modern Slavery

SyedaMaseehaQumer and DebapratimPurkayastha

Runner’s Up in the XVIII Dark Side Case Competition, Critical Management Studies division of Academy of Management.

Amazon.com, Inc. and the Human Cost of Fast Shipping

DebapratimPurkayastha and Vijay Kumar Tangirala

Third prize in the oikos case writing competition 2019.

Sistema Biobolsa: Addressing Challenges of Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture and Waste Management in Mexico

InduPerepu

Third Prize in the 2018 John Molson MBA International Case Competition, Organized by Concordia University, Canada.

Disney Enters Streaming Space: Can it Disrupt the Disruptor?

SyedaMaseehaQumer and DebapratimPurkayastha

Winner in the 2018 John Molson MBA International Case Competition, Organized by Concordia University, Canada.

“Port to Plate” Distribution System - Will Pesky Fish's Supply Chain Model Sustain Growth?

InduPerepu and KBS Kumar

Winner in the Human Resource Management/OrganisationalBehaviour Category at The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2019.

Employee Training & Development at Ritz-Carlton: Fostering an Exceptional Customer Service Culture

DebapratimPurkayastha

Winner in theOutstanding Compact Case Category, at The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2019.

Turbulence on the Tarmac

DebapratimPurkayastha and Sid Ghosh

Winner in theKnowledge, Information and Communication Systems Management Category at The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2019.

Amazon's Big Data Strategy

DebapratimPurkayastha and AdapaSrinivasaRao

Winner of theoutstanding teaching case in 'Urban Transition Challenges' category, 2018 EFMD Case Writing Competition.

The Greater Manchester Waste Development Authority – Challenges in Sustainable Waste Management

InduPerepu and KBS Kumar

Winner of theoutstanding teaching case in ‘Latin American Business Cases’ category, 2018 EFMD Case Writing Competition.

LATAM: A Latin American Airline's Emergence as a Global Player

SyedaMaseehaQumer and DebapratimPurkayastha

Winner of theoutstanding teaching case in 'Supply Chain Management' category, 2018 EFMD Case Writing Competition.

Eliminating Modern Slavery from Supply Chains: Can Nestlé Lead the Way?

SyedaMaseehaQumer and DebapratimPurkayastha

First Place in the Collaborative Public Management, Networks and Public Management, Collaborative Governance, and Collaborative Problem Solving category in the 2019 Annual EPARCC Teaching Case and Simulation Competition, Organized by Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

'Collector Bro': Using Social Media to Tap the Power of Volunteerism

DebapratimPurkayastha and Vijay Kumar Tangirala

Winner in theGlendal E. and Alice D. Wright Prize Fund for Conflict and Collaboration Case Studies in International Development in the 2019 Annual EPARCC Teaching Case and Simulation Competition, Organized by Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

VFAN – A Sustainable and Collaborative Initiative to Improve the Livelihoods of Underprivileged Communities in Conflict Countries: The Rwandan Experience

KBS Kumar and InduPerepu

First runner-up in the Project Management Institute 2019 Instructional Case Writing Competition at the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting.

HIsarna – Developing a Sustainable Steel Production Process

KBS Kumar and InduPerepu

2018

Winner in theXVII Dark Side Case award, organised by the Critical Management Studies division of Academy of Management (AOM), in Chicago

Ashley Madison Hacking & the Ethics of Hacktivism

DebapratimPurkayastha, SyedaMaseehaQumer and VinodbabuKoti

Finalist in the XVII Dark Side Case Award organised by the Critical Management Studies division of the Academy of Management, in Chicago.

United Airlines Inc: The Manhandling Incident

DebapratimPurkayastha, SyedaMaseehaQumer (ICFAI Business School (IBS) Hyderabad) and VijayaNarapareddy (University of Denver)

Winner of the highly prestigious 'Outstanding Case Writer' award, organized by the UK-based The Case Center.

“Breaking the Code of Silence”

SyedaMaseehaQumer, DebapratimPurkayastha, and Vijaya N. Zinnoury (University of Denver, USA)

Winner in theJohn Molson MBA International Case Competition, 2017, held by John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Canada.

Birchbox

AlokKavthankar and InduPerepu.

First Prize in the Corporate Social Responsibility Track in the oikos Case Writing Competition The oikos Case Writing Competition 2018.

Eliminating Modern Slavery from Supply Chains: Can Nestlé Lead the Way?

SyedaMaseehaQumer and DebapratimPurkayastha

First Prize in the Social Entrepreneurship Track in the oikos Case Writing Competition 2018.

Jaipur Rugs –Empowering Communities at the Bottom of the Pyramid through Social Innovation

SyedaMaseehaQumer&Geeta Singh

First Prize in the Sustainable Finance Track in the oikos Case Writing Competition 2018.

Can Barry Callebaut Attract Sustainable Investment with its 'Forever Chocolate' Strategy?

DebapratimPurkayastha, BenudharSahu and TrilochanTripathy (XLRI)

First Prize in the Sustainable Finance Track in the oikos Case Writing Competition 2018.

Saudi Aramco

AlokKavthankar   and InduPerepu

Runner up in Social Entrepreneurship Track in the oikos Case Writing Competition 2018.

BabbanGona’sAgri-Franchising Model: Scaling up Challenges

Manish Agarwal and D. Satish

Winner in the11th Annual E-PARCC Teaching Case and Simulation Competition, 2018, held by the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, New York.

David Green- Delivering Quality Eyecare in the Developing Countries through Collaborative Systems

K.B.S.Kumar and InduPerepu

Winner of thenominated case award at the 2017 Global Contest for the Best China-focused Cases co-organized by CEIBS, the Shanghai MBA Case Development and Sharing Platform and the Global Platform of China Cases.

TECNO Mobile's Growth Strategies in Africa

SyedaMaseehaQumer and Geeta Singh

Won second prize in the John Molson MBA International Case Competition, 2017, held by John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Canada.

Walmart’s E-Commerce Acquisition Spree: Toward Online Success Or Existential Crisis?

SyedaTaheraSadia and InduPerepu

2017

Winner in the 'Family Business 2016 EFMD Case Writing Competition. EFMD, Brussels, Belgium Conflicting Business Approaches of Two Generations: The Otsuka Family Showdown Debapratim Purkayastha and Ranjana Tiwari
Winner 2017 Dark Side Case Award organized by Critical Management Studies division of Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. A Sexual Harassment Complaint and the Fallout Syeda Maseeha Qumer, Debapratim Purkayastha and Vijaya Narapareddy

Second Prize in the 'Sustainable Finance' track of the Oikos Case Writing Competition, organized by oikos International, Switzerland

The Fall of SunEdison – A Solar Eclipse? Alok Kavthankar and Indu Perepu
Third Prize in the 'Social Entrepreneurship' track of the Oikos Case Writing Competition. Organized by the oikos International, Switzerland Bridge International Academies Manish Agarwal and D. Satish
Runner Up in the 2017 oikos Global Case Writing Competition 'Corporate Sustainability' track, organized by oikos International, Switzerland Enrich Not Exploit': Can New CSR Strategy Help Body Shop Regain Glory? Syeda Maseeha Qumer and Debapratim Purkayastha
Winner the Nominated Case Award in the 2016 Global Contest for the 'Best China-Focused Cases' co-organized by CEIBS, the Shanghai MBA Case Development and Sharing Platform and the Global Platform of China Cases Can Huawei Overcome Roadblocks in its Quest for Global Markets? Hadiya Faheem and G V Muralidhara
Winner the Nominated Case Award in the 2016 Global Contest for the 'Best China-Focused Cases' co-organized by CEIBS, the Shanghai MBA Case Development and Sharing Platform and the Global Platform of China Cases Can Starbucks Sustain its High Prices in China? Debapratim Purkayastha, Benudhar Sahu, S Venkata Seshaiah and Trilochan Tripathy
Winner the Third Prize at the 2017 John Molson MBA International Case Competition, held by John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Canada Bradley Tilden's Dilemma Following the Alaska Airlines - Virgin America Deal Syeda Maseeha Qumer and Debapratim Purkayastha
Winner the Best Case Award on the Theme Topic 'Innovation', Award Sponsored by The Case Centre, UK. In the International Case Study Conference 2017 (ICSC 2017), organized by IBS Hyderabad Innovation: The Recipe for Chipotle's Success Koti Vinod Babu
Winner the Best Case Award on 'Economics and Finance', Award Sponsored by IBS Alumni Federation, In the International Case Study Conference 2017 (ICSC 2017), organized by IBS Hyderabad The Economics behind Uber's Surge Pricing Benudhar Sahu and Trilochan Tripathy

2016

USASBE- Baylor Case Writing Award

“Rahul Yadav: Housing.Com’s Maverick Entrepreneur”

Prof. G.V Muralidhara, Ms. Hadiya Faheem.

35th John Molson MBA International Case Competition-Second Prize

“The Turnaround Plan of McDonald’s: A Long Way to Go ”

Ms. Indu Perepu.

35th John Molson MBA International Case Competition- Short Case “Maggi Noodles in India: The Revival Challenge ”

Mr. Alok Kavthankar, Ms. Indu Perepu.

The Case Centre Awards and Competitions - Category Winner Ethics and Social Responsibility “IKEA in Russia: Ethical Dilemmas ”

Prof. G. V. Muralidhara, Ms. Namratha V. Prasad

The Case Centre Awards and Competitions - Category Winner in the Information and Communication Systems Management “Netflix: Leveraging Big Data to Predict Entertainment Hits ” Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha, Mr.Tangirala Vijay Kumar.
AESE Case Writing Competition - Finalist “Airbnb: A Disruptive Innovator ” Ms.Indu Perepu, Ms.Geeta Singh
oikos Case Writing Competition - Second Prize in the Sustainable Finance Track “IFC Funding of Dinant Project: Call for Overhaul of Risk Assessment for Sustainable Finance ” Mr.D. Satish, Mr. Manish Agarwal.
oikos Case Writing Competition - Third Prize in the Corporate Sustainability Track “KTDAL – Building Sustainability through Inclusion ” Mr. D. Satish, Mr. Nagendra Kumar M.V.
oikos Case Writing Competition - Third Prize in the Social Entrepreneurship Track “Sanergy: Sustainable Sanitation ” Ms. Indu Perepu, Ms. Geeta Singh.
oikos Case Writing Competition - Runner-up in the Social Entrepreneurship track  “Dr. Devi Shetty of Narayana Hrudayalaya: Delivering Quality Cardiac Care to the Masses ” Prof. G.V. Muralidhara.
oikos Case Writing Competition - Runner-up in the Sustainable Finance Track “Catalyzing a Shared Sustainable Future: Responsible Banking at Yes Bank ” Prof.Debapratim Purkayastha,Mr. Benudhar Sahu, Mr.Trilochan Tripathy.
Global Contest for Best China Focused Cases “One Plus: A Chinese Tech Start-up Aiming to Disrupt the Global Smartphone Market ” Ms. Syeda Maseeha Qumer, Prof.Debapratim Purkayastha.
Global Contest for Best China Focused Cases - Nominated Case Prize “World’s Largest Retailer in the World’s Most Populous Country: Wal-Mart in China ” Ms. Geeta Singh.
EFMD Case Writing Competition - 'Latin American Business Cases' category “JBS S.A.: A Latin American Success Story” Ms.Syeda Maseeha Qumer, Prof.Debapratim Purkayastha.

2015

 

Winner of the Fifth AESE Case Writing Competition Organized by AESE Business School, Portugal.

Employee Training & Development at Ritz-Carlton: Fostering an Exceptional Customer Service Culture

Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha

This case is the Winner of the 2015 oikos Global Case Writing Competition (Sustainable Finance track), organized by oikos International, Switzerland.

Dr. Jim Yong Kim’s Dilemma: International Finance Corporation and the Tata Mundra Power Plant

Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha,Manish Agarwal

Winner of the Human Resource Management / Organisational Behaviour category at The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2015.

Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Google, Inc.

Adapa Srinivasa Rao, Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha

Won a prize in the 2015 John Molson MBA Case Writing Competition.

Xtra Power Energy Systems.

Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha, Dr. Jigyasu Gaur and Dr. Rik Paul.

2014

Winner of the award for Best Case in Entrepreneurship track in The Case Centre Anniversary Conference 2014.

Building a Business from Nature: Kari W. Block's Entrepreneurial Journey.

Prof. G V Muralidhara.

One of the Three Best Paper Awards, ICSC 2014 Malaysia.

Copenhagen on Road to a Zero Carbon City

Prof. GV Muralidhara.

First Prize in the 2013 EFMD Case Writing Competition (‘Emerging Chinese Competitors’ Category), organized by European Foundation for Management Development, Brussels.

Lenovo: Challenger to Leader.

Prof. GV Muralidhara, Ms. Hadiya Faheem.

First Prize in the 2014 The Case Award (‘Knowledge, Information and Communication System’ Category), organized by The Case Centre, United Kingdom.

Digital Marketing at Nike: From Communication to Dialogue.

Adapa Srinivasa Rao, Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha.

First Prize in the 2013 AESE Case Writing Competition organized by AESE Business School, Portugal.

Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Google, Inc.

Adapa Srinivasa Rao, Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha.

2013

Winner of the prestigious 2013 CEEMAN Case Writing Competition, organized by The Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN) in cooperation with Emerald Publishing (United Kingdom).

Customer Retention at Hyundai Motors India Ltd

Rik Paul and Debapratim Purkayastha

Second Prize in oikos Global Case Writing Competition (Social Entrepreneurship track) , organized by oikos International, Switzerland.

Husk Power Systems: Lightening up the Indian Rural Lives

Manish Agarwal, Prof. D Satish.

Runner-Up in oikos Global Case Writing Competition (Corporate Sustainability track) , organized by oikos International, Switzerland.

Embedding Sustainability at Novo Nordisk: The Compassion Vs Competitiveness Dilemma

Adapa Srinivasa Rao, Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha.

Finalist in the Dark Side Case Writing Competition, organized by Critical Management Studies Interest Group of the Academy of Management (AOM), USA.

Labor Unrest at Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Vijay Kumar Tangirala, Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha.

Finalist in the John Molson Case Writing Competition 2013, organized by the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University.

Tesco - Losing Ground in the UK?

Indu Perepu

2012

Winner of the Emerald-IBS Best Emerging Markets Case Award, India, Emerald Group (UK).

Feeding The Hungry Surfers: www.Justeat.in

Rik Paul, Debapratim Purkayastha

Winner of the IBS-Elite Projects Best Case Award, India, ICSC 2012

The Social Business Journey at IBM

Hadiya Faheem, GV Muralidhara

Winner of the IBS-Elite Projects Best Case Award, India, ICSC 2012

Feeding The Hungry Surfers: www.Justeat.in

Rik Paul, Debapratim Purkayastha

Winner in the EFMD Case Writing Competition: 'Best of the Best' (Overall Winner), organized by European Foundation for Management Development, Belgium.

WaterHealth International: Providing Safe Drinking Water to the Bottom of the Pyramid Consumers

Hadiya Faheem, Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha

Winner in the EFMD Case Writing Competition (‘Inclusive Business Models’ category), organized by European Foundation for Management Development, Belgium.

WaterHealth International: Providing Safe Drinking Water to the Bottom of the Pyramid Consumers

Hadiya Faheem, Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha

Runner-Up in oikos Global Case Writing Competition (Corporate Sustainability track) , organized by oikos International, Switzerland.

Sustainable Development at PepsiCo

Adapa Srinivasa Rao, Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha

Third prize in BLR Case Study Competition, organized by Business Leadership Review of Association of MBAs (AMBA), UK.

Ethical Leadership: Ratan Tata and India's Tata Group

Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha

Finalist in the Dark Side Case Writing Competition, organized by Critical Management Studies Interest Group of the Academy of Management (AOM), USA.

Ethical Breaches at News of the World

A J Swapna, Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha

Finalist in the John Molson Case Writing Competition 2012, organized by the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University.

Dr Reddy's Laboratories: Growing Pains

Syeda Maseeha Qumer and Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha

2011

Wins award for Outstanding Case in Corporate Governance at the North American Case Research Association's (NACRA) October 2011 Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The award was made by CMA-Alberta and NACRA.

Apple Board's 'Steve Jobs Dilemma'

Written by Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha

Wins award in 'Inclusive Business Models' category in the prestigious 2010 EFMD Case Writing Competition organized by European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

Fabio Rosa - Bridging the Electricity Divide in Brazil

Written by Prof. Vivek Gupta and Mr. Harish Aytha

Wins Prize in Global ECCH Case Awards organized by European Case Clearing House (ECCH), in the 'Knowledge, Information and Communication Systems Management' category.

Knowledge Management Initiatives at IBM

Written by Prof. Vivek Gupta, Ms. Indu Perepu and Mr. Sachin Govind

Second Prize in Baylor-USASBE Student Case Research Competition organized by The Baylor University Entrepreneurship Program and United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).

SKS Microfinance: Managing Growth and Continuity of a Social Enterprise

Written by Somaditya Das and Wasim Harunbhai Kalwa (under the guidance of Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha)

2010

Finalist in the 2010 Dark Side Case Writing Competition organized by Critical Management Studies Interest Group of the Academy of Management (AOM).

Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Revisited after Twenty-five Years

Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha and Hadiya Faheem

Third prize in oikos Global Case Writing Competition 2010 - Corporate Sustainability Track.

Business Model Innovation by Better Place: A Green Ecosystem for the Mass Adoption of Electric Cars

Prof. Ramalingam Meenakshisundaram and Mr. Besta Shankar

Third prize in the oikos Global Case Writing Competition 2010 (Social Entrepreneurship Track), organized by the oikos Foundation for Economy and Ecology, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

WaterHealth International: Providing Safe Drinking Water to the Bottom of the Pyramid Consumers

Debapratim Purkayastha and Hadiya Faheem

First prize in the John Molson Case Writing Competition 2009, organized by the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Sony Corporation - Future Tense?

Vivek Gupta and Indu Perepu

Finalist in the John Molson Case Writing Competition 2009, organized by the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University

Toyota: The Once-in-a-Century Challenge

Debapratim Purkayastha and Syeda Maseeha Qumer

2009

First prize in the oikos Global Case Writing Competition 2009 (Social Entrepreneurship Track), organized by the oikos Foundation for Economy and Ecology, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Trevor Field and the PlayPumps of Africa

Debapratim Purkayastha

Finalist in the oikos Global Case Writing Competition 2009 (Corporate Sustainability Track), organized by the oikos Foundation for Economy and Ecology, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Coca-Cola India's Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy

Hadiya Faheem and Debapratim Purkayastha

First prize in the John Molson Case Writing Competition 2008, organized by the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Starbucks: Back to Basics?

S.S.George and Sachin Govind

The second runner up prize in the John Molson Case Writing Competition 2008, organized by the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Tata Motors' Acquisition of Jaguar and Land Rover

Vivek Gupta and Indu P.

2008

First prize in the Entrepreneurship category in the EFMD Case Writing Competition, 2007.

Mark Constantine: The Willy Wonka of the Beauty Industry

Debapratim Purkayastha and Rajiv Fernando

First runner up prize in the John Molson Case Writing Competition 2007, organized by the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Tata Steel's Acquisition of Corus

Vivek Gupta

2007

First prize in the Corporate Coaching category in the EFMD Case Writing Competition, 2006.

Innovation at Whirlpool - Creating a New Competency

Ramalingam Meenakshisundaram, Debapratim Purkayastha and Rajiv Fernando

Third prize in the Oikos sustainability case writing competition 2007, organized by University of St. Gallen, Oikos foundation for economy and ecology, Switzerland.

The Body Shop: Social Responsibility or Sustained Greenwashing?

Debapratim Purkayastha and Rajiv Fernando

First runner up prize in the John Molson MBA Case Writing Competition 2006, organized by the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

The betapharm Acquisition: DRL's Inorganic Growth Strategy in Europe

Debapratim Purkayastha and Rajiv Fernando

Second runner up prize in the John Molson MBA Case Writing Competition 2006, organized by the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Carrefour's Strategies in China

Indu P. and Vivek Gupta

2006

 

First place in the Managing Risk Category, in the 2005 European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Case Writing Competition.

Allied Irish Banks - The Currency Derivatives Fiasco

Gautam and Vivek Gupta

Second runner up prize in the John Molson MBA Case Writing Competition 2005, organized by the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Wal-Mart's Strategies in China

Ruchi Chaturvedi and Sanjib Dutta

2005

 

 

 

Second runner up prize in the John Molson MBA Case Writing Competition 2005, organized by the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Li & Fung : The Global Value Chain Configurator

A. Neela Radhika and Vivek Gupta

Second prize in the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN’s) 11th Case Writing Competition in 2005.

IKEA's Innovative Human Resources Management Practices and Work Culture

Shirisha Regani and Sanjib Dutta

Finalist in the ‘Dark Side’ Case Competition 2004.

The Bhopal Gas Tragedy

Sanjib Dutta

2004

 

First Prize at the Eighth Regional Asia-Pacific Case Competition in Hong Kong

DoCoMo - The Japanese Wireless Telecom Leader

A. Mukund and A. Neela Radhika

Second Prize at the Eighth Regional Asia-Pacific Case Competition in Hong Kong

FedEx vs. UPS in China - Competing with Contrasting Strategies

Vivek Gupta

2003

Highly Commended Case in the Seventh Regional Asia-Pacific Case Competition in Hong Kong

Nestle's Brand Management Strategies

Vivek Gupta