Ross | Mr. Automotive Compliance Professional
GMAT 710, GPA 3.7
Wharton | Mr. Digi-Transformer
GMAT 680, GPA 4
Stanford GSB | Ms. 2+2 Tech Girl
GRE 333, GPA 3.95
Stanford GSB | Ms. Healthcare Operations To General Management
GRE 700, GPA 7.3
Chicago Booth | Ms. CS Engineer To Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.31
Kenan-Flagler | Mr. Engineer In The Military
GRE 310, GPA 3.9
Chicago Booth | Mr. Oil & Gas Leader
GMAT 760, GPA 6.85/10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Seeking Fellow Program
GMAT 760, GPA 3
Wharton | Mr. Real Estate Investor
GMAT 720, GPA 3.3
Cornell Johnson | Ms. Chef Instructor
GMAT 760, GPA 3.3
Harvard | Mr. Climate
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4
Wharton | Mr. New England Hopeful
GMAT 730, GPA 3.65
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Bangladeshi Data Scientist
GMAT 760, GPA 3.33
Harvard | Mr. Military Banker
GMAT 740, GPA 3.9
Ross | Ms. Packaging Manager
GMAT 730, GPA 3.47
Chicago Booth | Mr. Private Equity To Ed-Tech
GRE 326, GPA 3.4
Harvard | Mr. Gay Singaporean Strategy Consultant
GMAT 730, GPA 3.3
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Electric Vehicles Product Strategist
GRE 331, GPA 3.8
Columbia | Mr. BB Trading M/O To Hedge Fund
GMAT 710, GPA 3.23
Columbia | Mr. Old Indian Engineer
GRE 333, GPA 67%
Harvard | Mr. Athlete Turned MBB Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4
Ross | Mr. Civil Rights Lawyer
GMAT 710, GPA 3.62
Stanford GSB | Mr. Co-Founder & Analytics Manager
GMAT 750, GPA 7.4 out of 10.0 - 4th in Class
Cornell Johnson | Ms. Environmental Sustainability
GMAT N/A, GPA 7.08
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Trucking
GMAT 640, GPA 3.82
Ross | Mr. Low GRE Not-For-Profit
GRE 316, GPA 74.04% First Division (No GPA)
Harvard | Mr. Marine Pilot
GMAT 750, GPA 3.98

Who Is Writing, & Who Is Teaching, The Best MBA Cases?

Outstanding Compact Case was a new competition for 2019. The inaugural winner, a cartoon case, from ICFAI Business School, is a first win for this innovative pedagogical format. Courtesy image


Overall Case Award Winner: Accor: Strengthening the Brand with Digital Marketing Jill Avery, Harvard Business School, Chekitan S Dev, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University and Peter O’Connor, ESSEC Business School 

Economics, Politics and Business Environment: Patagonia’s Sustainability Strategy: Don’t Buy Our Products Francisco Szekely and Zahir Dossa, IMD business school

Entrepreneurship: AB InBev: Brewing an Innovation Strategy Robert E. Siegel and Amadeus Orleans, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Ethics and Social Responsibility: Uber and the Ethics of Sharing: Exploring the Societal Promises and Responsibilities of the Sharing Economy N Craig Smith and Erin McCormick, INSEAD

Finance, Accounting, and Control: H J Heinz M&A David P Stowell and Nicholas Kawar, Kellogg School of Management

Another image from the Outstanding Compact Case winner. Courtesy image

Human Resource Management/Organizational Behavior: Employee Training & Development at Ritz-Carlton: Fostering an Exceptional Customer Service Culture Debapratim Purkayastha, ICFAI Business School (IBS)

Knowledge, Information, and Communication Systems Management:Amazon’s Big Data Strategy Debapratim Purkayastha and Adapa Srinivasa Rao, ICFAI Business School (IBS)

Marketing: Château Margaux: Launching the Third Wine Elie Ofek and Eric E Vogt, Harvard Business School

Production and Operations Management: Markdown Pricing Optimization at Bloomingdale’s (A) and (B) Wei Ke, Costis Maglaras and Garrett van Ryzin, Columbia Business School

Strategy and General Management: Apple and Its Suppliers: Corporate Social Responsibility An Ivey Publishing case by Sun Hye Lee and Kamel Mellahi, Warwick Business School and Michael J Mol, Copenhagen Business School

Free Case: The Acquisition Experiences of KazOil Dana Minbaeva, Copenhagen Business School and Maral Muratbekova-Touron, ESCP Europe


Outstanding Contribution to the Case Method: Vijaya Narapareddy Zinnoury, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver

Outstanding Case Teacher: David Wood, Ivey Business School 

Outstanding Case Writer: President Trump Calling: Accept or Decline? Karthik Ramanna, Vidhya Muthuram and Sarah McAra, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford

Outstanding New Case Writer: Strategic Actions in Challenging Times João Silva and José Azevedo-Pereira, ISEG Lisbon School of Economics & Management

Outstanding Compact Case: Turbulence on the Tarmac Debapratim Purkayastha and Sid Ghosh, ICFAI Business School (IBS)


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