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21st CEEMAN Case Writing Competition in partnership with Emerald


The results are in

CEEMAN and Emerald are delighted to announce the winners of the 21st Annual Case Writing Competition!

Once again, this year's iteration of the competition built on the success of 2014, achieving a record-breaking number of submissions. A total number of 76 cases, written by 154 authors and co-authors from 93 institutions in 42 countries were submitted for the competition which was organized for the ninth consecutive year in co-operation with Emerald Group Publishing.

Based on the competition criteria, 30 cases were shortlisted for the evaluation by the jury consisting of Vladimir Nanut, MIB School of Management, Italy; Al Rosenbloom, Dominican University, USA and Leif Sjoblom, IMD, Switzerland.

The winning cases

This year marks the 21st iteration of the annual CEEMAN case writing competition in partnership with Emerald. This year's iteration of the competition built on the success of 2014, achieving a record-breaking number of submissions.

A total number of 76 cases, written by 154 authors and co-authors from 93 institutions in 42 countries were submitted for the competition which was organized for the ninth consecutive year in co-operation with Emerald Group Publishing.

Based on the competition criteria, 30 cases were shortlisted for the evaluation by the jury consisting of Vladimir Nanut, MIB School of Management, Italy; Al Rosenbloom, Dominican University, USA and Leif Sjoblom, IMD, Switzerland.

CEEMAN and Emerald are delighted to announce the winners of the 21st Annual Case Writing Competition!

 

1st place

Image: Dr Peter Moricz receiving prize and certificate on behalf of her co-authors, presented by Emerald's Alec EganDr Peter Moricz and Associate Professor Gyorgy Drotos; Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
For the case entitled Returpack: The integrator of the beverage can recycling process.

Dr Moricz and Associate Professor Drotos share a monetary prize of €2,500, 100% scholarship for participation in one of the CEEMAN faculty development programs, and a 12-month free subscription to an Emerald subject collection

Commenting on winning this years competition, Dr Moricz had this to say: "We feel very much honoured that the prestigious evaluation committee have selected our case study as the winner. This competition is a great motivation for faculty members committed to curriculum development and the case study method. This is one of the several ways how both CEEMAN and Emerald are consistently supporting the development of management education."

Dr Moricz concluded by saying; "We would like to say thank you to Returpack's CEO, Laszlo Duma for providing us with the amazing story of his company and also to our colleagues at the Faculty of Business Administration of Corvinus University since their dedication to high quality research and teaching is our greatest inspiration."

 

2nd place

Image: Dr. Olga Ivanova receiving her prize and certificate on behalf of her co-authors, presented by Emerald's Alec EganDr Kim Poldner, Dr. Olga Ivanova, Dr Oana Branzei; Institute for Organizational Psychology, University of St. Gallen; ICN Business School; Ivey Business School; Switzerland, France, Canada
For the case entitled Osklen: The Aesthetics of Social Change

Dr Poldner, Dr Ivanova, Dr Branzei share a monetary prize of €1,000, 50% scholarship for participation in one of the CEEMAN faculty development programs, and a 12-month free subscription to an Emerald subject collection.

 

3rd place

Image: Dr Jenson Goh receiving prize and certificate on behalf of her co-authors, presented by Emerald's Alec EganDr Jenson Chong-Leng Goh, Professor Adrian Saville and Dr Caren Scheepers; SIM University & GIBS, Universty of Pretoria; Singapore & South Africa
For the case entitled Preserving the Delicate Balance to Manage a Thriving Business in South Africa – the Adventure of OneLogix

Dr Goh, Professor Saville and Dr Scheepers share a monetary prize of €500, 30% scholarship for participation in one of the CEEMAN faculty development programs, and a 12-month free subscription to an Emerald subject collection.

 

 

Congratulations to all of our winning authors! The award ceremony will took place at the 23rd CEEMAN Annual Conference (23-26 September in Almaty, Kazakhstan) on September 25.

The following cases also made the top 10

  • Asia Pulp & Paper: A balanced balance sheet? by Mrs. Frances Chua, Professor Hector Perera, Mrs Frances Chua
  • The first tech house of cards: A South African investment tale by Dr. Stephanie Giamporcaro
  • Hacienda Flandes: Ups and downs of a Colombian coffee farm by Assistant Professor Ana Cristina Gonzalez & Mr Henry Ossa Vesga
  • Manchester United's potential IPO in Singapore by Dr. Ming Jian & Dr. Huai Zhang
  • Strategies for winding-down a commercial bank - A case of the Slovenian Probanka by Mr. Bence Kiss-Dobronyi, Mr. Márton Kövesdy, Mr. Balázs Szabó & Mr. Ede Borbély
  • Back to the footure: The changing Portuguese footwear industry by Mr. Pedro Sena-Dias; Professor Miguel Pina e Cunha & Professor Arménio Rego
  • Hotelvp: Swimming with sharks by Professor Yan Gong, Professor Ramakrishna Velamuri, Dr Liman Zhao & Ms Liang Dong

You can also see the full shortlist of cases.

Congratulations to all of the authors whose cases made the shortlist. Even if you didn't win a prize or make the shortlist you do not need to worry, ALL cases submitted to the competition will still be considered for publication in the Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies (EEMCS) collection, subject to successful double-blind peer review!

Contact

For any additional information please contact

Jamie Allen
Editorial Assistant
jallen@emeraldinsight.com
Tel: +44 (0)1274 515675

or

Maja Medja Vidic
CEEMAN Head of Operations
maja.medja@ceeman.org
Tel: +386 4 57 92 507