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Update: 2017-18

May 23, 2017

Top 20 Best Selling Cases

Pillsbury Cookie Challenge
Allison Johnson, Natalie Mauro

ECCO A/S - Global Value Chain Management
Bo Bernhard, Nielsen Torben, Pedersen Jacob Pyndt

The Espresso Lane to Global Markets
Ilan Alon, Meredith Lohwasser

Mary M. Crossan, Ariff Kachra

Facebook, Inc.: The Initial Public Offering (A)
Deborah Compeau, Craig Dunbar, Michael R. King, Ken Mark

A Zero Wage Increase Again
Karen MacMillan

Lego Group: An Outsourcing Journey
Marcus Moller Larsen, Torben Pedersen, Dmitrij Slepniov

Apple Inc.: Managing a Global Supply Chain
P. Fraser Johnson, Ken Mark

Domino’s Pizza
Jana Seijts, Paul Bigus

Introductory Note on the Case Method
John S. Haywood-Farmer (Emeritus)

Eli Lilly in India: Rethinking the Joint Venture Strategy
Charles Dhanaraj, Paul W. Beamish, Nikhil Celly

FIJI Water and Corporate Social Responsibility - Green Makeover or "Greenwashing"?
James McMaster, Jan Nowak

Netflix Inc.: Streaming Away from DVDs
Luis Alfonso Dau, David T.A. Wesley

WestJet Airlines: Information Technology Governance and Corporate Strategy
Malcolm Munro, Sharaz Khan

Keda’s SAP Implementation
Derrick Neufeld, Yulin Fang, Huaiqing Wang, Terrance Fung

Alex Sharpe's Portfolio
Colette Southam

Governance Failure at Satyam
Ajai Gaur, Nisha Kohli

Ellen Moore (A): Living and Working in Korea
Henry W. Lane (Emeritus), Chantell Nicholls, Gail Ellement

Operations Strategy at Galanz
Stephen (Chi Hung) Ng, Barbara Li, Xiande Zhao, Xuejun Xu, Yang Lei

Louis Vuitton in Japan
Justin Paul, Charlotte Feroul

Funding Opportunities

Early Researcher Award – Round 13 - UPDATED

The Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science has issued a call for Round 13 of the Early Researcher Awards (ERA) program. The ERA program helps promising, recently-appointed Ontario researchers build their research team. Information on the ERA program can be found on Western’s website, and will be updated as we develop resources and set program timelines.

Western ERA Information Session
* NEW DATE AND TIME * Wednesday, June 14, 2–3:30pm
* NEW LOCATION * Arts & Humanities Building, Room 1B02

This information session will feature an overview of the ERA program and changes for Round 13, strategies for developing a successful application learned from previous rounds, and a perspective from an ERA Review Panel from Mark Daley, AVP (Research).

The Ministry has also been invited to deliver an information session at Western in June. Information will be circulated once the session is scheduled.


Western Notice of Intent: July 4, 2017
MRIS Notice of Intent: July 7, 2017
Full application: September 5, 2017
Note: Western’s deadline for a draft application will like be end of July (TBA)

Contacts:  Carolyn Paterson, ext. 82262
Antoinette Martin, ext. 84620

Contact Shelley Bellyou or Kathy Laid if you are interested in applying for this award. There is a substantial matched funding component for this application. Matching funds can be from industry or academic institution.

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