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24th CEEMAN Case Writing Competition in partnership with Emerald


CEEMAN and Emerald are delighted to announce the winners of the 24th Annual Case Writing Competition.

Overall winner

  • WinChannel's Digital Gambit to Revitalize Rural China
    – Peter Moran, Daniel Han Ming Chng, Liman Zhao

First runner-up

  • In the Uncertain World of Qontrac International: Navigating Through Family, Growth and Succession Management Challenges
    – Diantha D'Costa, Virginia Bodolica, Martin Spraggon

Second runner-up

  • Advantech: Evolution of Its IoT Ecosystem Strategy
    – Guo (Ginkgo) Bai, Liman Zhao, Zhenrong (Edison) Wang

Other top cases shortlisted by the jury (sorted by main author’s surname):

  • Mitchell’s Brewery: Entrepreneurship Challenges in the South African Craft Beer Industry
    – Geoff Bick, Fezile Sidubi
  • Silulo Ulutho Technologies: African Social Enterprise Driving Inclusive Business Practice
    – François Bonnici, Eckard Smuts, Sophia Campello Beckwith, Ncedisa Nkonyeni, Ella Scheepers
  • Battling Dirty Toilets - Singapore's Final Frontiers
    – Rosie Ching, Nicholas Jing Hui Lee
  • Napoleon in the Hamster Wheel: In the Labyrinth of Gendered Career Trajectories
    – Anastassiya Lipovka
  • Trading “Derivatives Options Contracts”: The Associated Risk and Potential
    – Vipul Singh
  • Green Agrevolution Pvt. Ltd: Delivering 360° "Seed-to-Market" Solution
    – Aditya Sinha, Suresh Jha, Dr Amritesh

Image: Winners.

From left to right:

  • Peter Moran, co-author of winning case “WinChannel’s Digital Gambit to Revitalize Rural China”

  • Virginia Bodolica, co-author of first runner up “In the Uncertain World of Qontrac International: Navigating Through Family, Growth and Succession Management Challenges”
  • Liman Zhao, co-author of winning case “WinChannel’s Digital Gambit to Revitalize Rural China” and also second runner-up “Advantech: Evolution of Its IoT Ecosystem Strategy”
  • Martin Spraggon, co-author of first runner up “In the Uncertain World of Qontrac International: Navigating Through Family, Growth and Succession Management Challenges”