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Wal-Mart Lobbying in India?

Authors: Ramanna, Karthik; Muthuram, Vidhya
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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In 2012, as part of a routine disclosure under U.S. law, Wal-Mart revealed it had spent $25 million since 2008 on lobbying to "enhance market access for investment in India." This disclosure, which came weeks after the Indian government made a controversial decision to permit FDI in the country's multi-brand retail sector, created uproar in India...

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Making It Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew Up the British Economy

Author: Martin, Iain
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Simon & Schuster UK
Publication Year: 2013

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The collapse of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), which had to be bailed out by the taxpayer in the financial crisis of October 2008, played a leading role in tipping Britain into its deepest economic downturn in seven decades. How on earth had a small Scottish bank grown so quickly to become a global financial giant that could do such immense damage when it collapsed? At the center of the story was Fred Goodwin, the former chief executive known as "Fred the Shred" who terrorized some of his staff and beguiled others...

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After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead

Author: Blinder, Alan S.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Penguin Books
Publication Year: 2013

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With bracing clarity, Blinder chronicles the perfect storm of events beginning in 2007, from the bursting of the housing bubble to the implosion of the bond bubble, and how events in the U.S. spread throughout the interconnected global economy.

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IBM and the Reinvention of High School (A, B)

Proving the P-TECH Concept; Replicating & Scaling P-TECH and Partners

Authors: Kanter, Rosabeth Moss; Malone, Ai-Ling Jamila
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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IBM's Stanley Litow was the key architect in designing Pathways in Technology Early College High School, known as P-TECH. The open enrollment high school located in New York City's Brooklyn was launched in 2011 through a joint partnership between IBM, City University of New York (CUNY), and the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE). The school was already seeing remarkable results...

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Tax Transparency

Author: Alexander, Raquel Meyer
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2013

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As increasing pressures on government budgets lead to austerity measures, a growing number of protesters, corporate watchdog groups, and policymakers are shining the light on worldwide corporate tax avoidance...

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Marineland and the Mayor

Authors: Sider, Michael; Hoang, Ahn
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The mayor of one of Canada’s largest tourist destination cities has to decide how to handle the media outcry that followed a major newspaper story in which eight former staffers at the local, popular aquatic zoo accused the zoo of treating its animals with severe cruelty...

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China’s Bitter Medicine for Foreign Drug Companies

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2013

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Various government agencies are driving a crackdown on foreign pharmaceutical firms in China, but the objective appears to be the same: to reduce the prices of drugs and other daily necessities for the country’s 1.3 billion people.

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Vodafone Egypt: Shutting Down the Network-Revolutions and Corporate Responsibility

Authors: Grayson, David; Marsden, Chris
Product Type: Cases
Source: Cranfield School of Management
Publication Year: 2013

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The case deals with events in Egypt in early 2011 when mobile phone and internet providers were first ordered by the Egyptian authorities to shut down their services; and then to restore services but telecommunications companies were ordered to send text messages to subscribers urging them not to join anti-government protests...

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Corporate Personhood, Business Leadership, and the U.S. Presidential Election of 2012

Authors: Hafrey, Leigh; Reavis, Cate
Product Type: Cases
Source: MIT Sloan School of Management
Publication Year: 2012

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In the public debate about the U.S. recession that began in late 2007, various individuals, organizations, and social systems have been blamed for the event and its ongoing consequences. This case invites students to consider the role business might play in improving the circumstances of the U.S., European, and global economies...

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AIG and the American Taxpayers (A, B)

Authors: Ramanna, Karthik; Shaffer, Matthew
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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Explores the decision faced by AIG's board on whether to join shareholder and ex-CEO Maurice Greenberg's lawsuit against the U.S. government. The suit, argued by super-lawyer David Boies (of Bush v. Gore and California Gay Marriage fame), claims that in September 2008 the U.S. arbitrarily set aside the rights of AIG's shareholders - violating the Fifth Amendment by taking private property without just compensation - while preserving shareholder rights in other troubled financial institutions, including Goldman Sachs whose ex-CEO was the then Treasury Secretary.

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