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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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Search of the Week Archive

Author: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
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Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2011

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CasePlace.org’s Searches of the Week.

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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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Low-Wage / Frontline Workers Teaching Materials Portal

Author: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Product Type: Reading Collections
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2011

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This collection is part of our business faculty network on Low-Wage / Frontline Workers. It is designed to provide a repository of teaching materials that incorporate issues of low-wage workers into a business’s core decision-making process.

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Gone Rural

Author: Perold, Andre F.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2011

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Gone Rural employs 750 women in rural communities across Swaziland to produce handwoven baskets and other hand-crafted items. The company has a strong social mission to improve the economic situation of these women and wants to grow rapidly. Allows students to discuss whether and how for-profit and social objectives can co-exist.

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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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Dubai: Debt, Development, and Crisis (A, B, C)

Authors: Musacchio, Aldo; Goodman, Andrew; Qureshi, Claire
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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On November 25, 2009, the city state of Dubai stunned markets by announcing that Dubai World, its flagship state holding company, would seek a six-month "standstill" on at least $4 billion U.S. dollars of its $26 billion in debt obligations. This case describes Dubai's development strategy in detail and narrates how, as part of that strategy, a series of state-owned holding companies accumulated billions of dollars in debt.

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