2022 Emerald/CEEMAN competition winners announced

Emerging Markets Case Studies

Emerald Publishing and Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN) are pleased to announce the winners of 2022 Emerald/CEEMAN Case Writing Competition.

The aim of this annual competition is to develop case material relevant to dynamic and emerging economies, and to nurture case-writing capabilities in those countries. We received a total of 26 submissions from 9 countries including Egypt, Ukraine and United Arab Emirates. The judging panel consisted of Shalini Rahul Tiwari (IMT Ghaziabad, India), Al Rosenbloom (Dominican University, USA), and Leif Sjoblom (IMD, Switzerland).

The winning cases are:

1st Place - Schaduf: Adding a Splash of Greenery to Grim Cities
Ahmed Tolba (The American University in Cairo, Egypt), Arpi Khatcherian (The American University in Cairo, Egypt)

2nd Place - PetroSahand International Group: Investigating the Reasons for Strategy Implementation Failure - Focusing on Organization Capitals such as Alignment, Leadership, and Organizational Culture
Soroush Dehghan Salmasi (Sharif University of Technology, Iran), Arash Khalili Nasr (University of Technology, Iran), Yashar Dadashzadeh (University of British Columbia, Canada)

3rd Place - A Pinch of Poppy Seeds and a Drop of Secrecy
Ayesha Siddiqi (American University of Sharjah, UAE), Virginia Bodolica (American University of Sharjah, UAE)

We would like to thank all authors and judges for their contribution to this competition. It is our pleasure to work with CEEMAN to support the development of case writers in emerging economies. For more information on the 2023 competition, please follow the competition homepage to stay up to date.

Congratulations to all the winning authors!