Veolia’s Eau du Grand Lyon: Orchestrating a Social Ecosystem in a Community Around Water Distribution
Veolia’s Eau du Grand Lyon case, written by HEC Paris Professor Bertrand V. Quélin, Bouygues Chair Professor in Smart City and the Common Good, and Anicet Fangwa, HEC Paris Ph.D. candidate, has just been released on the Case Centre platform. This case study explores how a company might reconcile profit motives with the greater needs of a community’s inhabitants.
Best Buy Case Study: How does Purposeful Leadership Impact Performance?
The case study “Purposeful Leadership at Best Buy” written by Rodolphe Durand, HEC Paris Professor of Strategy and holder of the Joly Family Purposeful Leadership Chair, has just been released on the Case Centre platform. This case study aims to better understand the characteristics of “Purposeful Leadership” and to identify the conditions of success to impact positively the performance of a company.
Midas Case Study: How to Enter the Brazilian Automotive Aftermarket?
Denis Gromb, Antin I.P. Chair Professor of Finance at HEC Paris, and HEC Paris EMBA graduate François Sauvageot present their business case study “Midas in Brazil”. Midas is a global chain of auto repair and maintenance centers, and the case connects several key themes such as franchising, the automotive aftermarket, valuation and joint ventures in a country renowned for its challenging business environment.
Using mini cases to facilitate the learning in Management Accounting
In this mini article, Véronique Malleret, HEC Emeritus Professor of Accounting and Management Control, talks about business case study “5 short cases in Management Accounting - Full Cost Methods”, top case in Accounting & Control (CCMP 2017), for which she received the prize for the best mini cases in 2017. Professor Malleret was also the winner of the HEC Foundation best article Prize in 1995 and of the David Solomon Prize for her article in Management Accounting Research in 2004. Interview below.
Prada's Hong Kong IPO
The business case study “Prada’s Hong Kong IPO” co-authored by Denis Gromb, Antin I.P. Chair Professor of Finance at HEC Paris, wins 2018 Award by The Case Centre in the Finance, Accounting and Control category and ranks among the best-sellers on the platform for 2017. Find this case and also many more case studies produced at HEC Paris on the official HEC Paris Case Collection.
"Creative destruction is the root cause of Amazon’s success"
Jeremy Ghez, Affiliate Professor of Economics and International Affairs at HEC Paris won with the case 'The Economics of Amazon' in the category 'Economics, Politics and Business Environment ' at The Case Centre Awards and Competitions 2016.
Case Study: Creating Value through Employee Empowerment
HEC Professor and Holder of the Webhelp Chair ‘Human Capital & Performance’ Charles-Henri Besseyre des Horts, has written a case study on the Indian IT Company ‘HCL Technologies’ whose former CEO, Vineet Nayar, has developed the ‘Employees First, Customers Second’(EFCS) philosophy. The case study highlights HCL’s journey from EFCS to ‘ideapreneurship’ and mentions employee culture at HCL as a key catalyst for its healthy performance.
"African Solar Rise: Electrifying Rural Tanzania" - HEC Professors Win the NextBillion Case Writing Competition
Sam Aflaki and Andrea Masini, both HEC Paris professors in the operations management and information technology department, have won First Place in the 2014 NextBillion Case Writing Competition which recognizes and publishes the best written case studies about business strategies aimed at alleviating poverty, especially in the developing world. This year’s competition attracted 52 entries representing 34 universities and 15 countries.