Case Studies in Management
A collage of case studies for prospective managers that emphasizes on problem solving, decision-making, and effective management
Based on the conviction that effective practice requires both leadership and managerial experience, this text provides a mix of problems that require administrative decisions as presented in 20 case studies. In today's world, practitioners should be able to identify problems correctly and then be able to effectively find solutions for those problems. The cases in this book are designed to make readers think about common problems of practice by encouraging them to bridge theory and practice.
Table of Content
Part 1: Human Resources and Industrial Relations Management
Part II: Marketing Management
- The Dish Ends Ltd.
- A Case of Complicated Multi-union Maneuvers
- A Case Study on Non-cognitive Skills
- The Satyam Saga: A Case of a Haunted House
Part III: Finance Management
- The Aggressive Koreans
- 3’s Company A Case Study on Strategic Planning in a Diversified Portfolio
- Competitive Advantage—One for the Road
- ‘It Is My Turn Now’: A Case Study on Turnaround Strategies Contents
Part IV: Operations Management and Entrepreneurship
- Hindustan Bank Ltd.
- The ‘Balancing Act’ in Debt Financing
- Garuda Udyog Ltd.
Part V: Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance and Innovation Management
- ‘Beyond the Bootstrap’: A Case Study of a Sophisticated Entrepreneur
- The Real Transformative Turnaround: A Case Study in Business Transformation Strategy
- Creating a Seamless Organization
- The Mighty Mahindras and the Two-wheeler Temptation
- An Audacious Acquisition: A Case Study of a Hostile Takeover
- The Price of Owning the Cat: A Case Study of a Difficult Merger
- ‘Corporate Governance’ Is More than Mere ‘Compliance’
- The Directors and the ‘In’-directors: A Case Study in Corporate Governance
- From ‘Perform or Perish’ to ‘Innovate or Exit’: A Case Study in Innovation Management
- Twenty different cases that allow readers to think critically about the problems and decisions relating to management
- Cases depicting various disciplines of management, i.e., human resource and industrial relation management, marketing management and finance management, to name a few
- A problem-framing feature with questions is provided at the end of each case study
- Logical, sequential and comprehensive analyses of cases through “CT scan methodology” ( a unique, first-of-its-kind approach developed by the authors to solving business case studies)