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Re-THINK-ing THINK: The Electric Car Company

Authors: Lassiter, Joseph B.; Kiron, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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A proven automotive industry executive, but a first-time entrepreneur, Canny was CEO of Think Global AS (THINK), a privately held Norwegian maker of battery-operated electric vehicles (EVs) that were rechargeable through residential electrical power outlets. With this announcement, Canny was committing the company to support the broad North American launch of its line of EVs, among the very first commercially available, highway-approved safe cars in the world that produced zero greenhouse gas tailpipe emissions.

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2b Design: A Creative Social Business in Lebanon

Authors: Jamali, Dima; Tarazi, Alexandra
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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2b Design’s mission was eloquently articulated as to “restore the unseen beauty of the broken.” By the broken, it referred to the Middle East’s disappearing traditional heritage and to those people whose socioeconomic status or disabilities hindered them from leading a decent life.

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Hassina Sherjan

Authors: Eccles, Robert G.; Serafeim, George; Eccles, Philippa
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2011

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A trip back to Afghanistan inspired Hassina Sherjan to educate young women through a non-profit organization and to start a for-profit company to create jobs, especially for women, based on traditional Afghani designs and using only locally grown cotton. In order to grow Boumi, Sherjan must confront a number of challenges...

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Authors: Kristof, Nicholas; WuDunn, Sheryl
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Vintage
Publication Year: 2010

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Throughout much of the world, the greatest unexploited economic resource is the female half of the population. Kristof and WuDunn show that the key to economic progress lies in unleashing women’s potential.

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Subsidies: Rationales and Trade and Investment Distortions

Authors: Conklin, David W.; Cadieux, Danielle
Product Type: Notes
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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Subsidies now play a key role in business location decisions, and impact their international competitiveness. Foreign-based corporations may regard these lower prices as unfair competition in international trade. Nevertheless, subsidies are implemented to pursue certain social objectives, and so an intergovernmental pact that limits subsidies may diminish, rather that improve, the well-being of signatories.

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Partnership for Lebanon and Cisco Systems: Promoting Development in a Post-war Context

Author: Jamali, Dima
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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The Partnership for Lebanon (PFL), a major partnering initiative in a post war context, was initiated in September 2006 after President George W. Bush called for the assistance of U.S. companies to help in the relief and reconstruction efforts in Lebanon after the 2006 war. The five companies involved were Cisco Systems, Intel Corporation, Ghafari Inc., Occidental Petroleum and Microsoft. They leveraged their core competence under five main work streams namely emergency relief/response, job creation/private sector revival, developing ICT infrastructure, workforce training/education and developing connected communities.

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A City's Desert: No Apples in the Big Apple? (A, B)

Authors: Jones, Jamie; Rowland, Jennifer
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kellogg School of Management
Publication Year: 2011

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The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Physical Activity and Nutrition Program needed to come up with an innovative solution to the many health problems, such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease that plagued residents of poorer areas in the city, while increasing economic opportunity for neighborhood residents.

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How to Start an Entrepreneurial Revolution

Author: Isenberg, Daniel J.
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Harvard Business Review
Publication Year: 2010

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Studies from around the globe consistently link entrepreneurship with rapid job creation, GDP growth, and long-term productivity increases. That's why the new holy grail for governments in both emerging and developed countries is to create an environment that nurtures and sustains entrepreneurship. Unfortunately, many governments take a misguided approach to building entrepreneurship ecosystems.

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Pepsi-BASIX Partnership

Authors: Bajaj, Gita; Bhullar, Neelu
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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BASIX was a microfinance company with livelihood promotion as its key agenda. In 2005, PepsiCo entered an agreement with BASIX for promoting contract farming of potatoes in Jharkhand. The collaboration was successful in the first year and the project witnessed a very high growth in the second year. The second year results, however, were not as encouraging as the first year. The case is poised at this juncture...

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Danimal in South Africa: Management Innovation at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Authors: Hawarden, Verity; Barnard, Helena
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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The case focuses on management innovation in the South African dairy industry, describing how an innovative new yoghurt product, Danimal, was created specifically for the market at the base of the pyramid. It explains how management of the product line embodied the various innovation opportunities and challenges presented.

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