New at CasePlace

Author: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Year: 2014

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Are you looking for engaging and thought-provoking material that is new to CasePlace.org? If so, you've come to the right place. Here you will find a selection of content recently added to the site. The week's (10/27/14–10/31/14) newest additions are listed below. Enjoy!

What Fish Oil Pills Are Hiding [Article]
One woman’s quest to save the Chesapeake Bay from the dietary supplement industry...

Johnson & Johnson: The Pursuit of Wellness [Case]
To create the world's healthiest workforce, diversified health care giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) mandated participation in its "Culture of Health" program globally, customized by location, culture, and specific health needs to offer prevention-focused education, rewards for healthy behavior, and workplace environments that encouraged healthy employee behavior...

Redefining Capitalism [Article]
Despite its ability to generate prosperity, capitalism is under attack. By shaking up our long-held assumptions about how and why the system works, we can improve it.

SABMiller plc: Sustainable Growth Strategies [Case]
SABMiller had come to realise that its success was linked to the communities where it operated and decided to respond to the changing needs of the society. However, analysts were wondering whether SABMiller's sustainable development initiatives would pay-off in the long-run to develop new revenue opportunities as envisaged by the management.

The Role of Sustainability in Enterprise Risk Management [Paper]
This white paper discusses the benefits of incorporating environmental risk management and sustainability into an overall business strategy...

* From the CasePlace Archives, a course examining the current and pressing issue of corporate governance, in its ethical, legal, and social dimensions: CEOs and Corporate Governance.


Listed below is last week's (10/20/14–10/24/14) material.

Why Germany Is So Much Better at Training Its Workers [Article]
America rarely uses an apprenticeship model to teach young people a trade. Could such a system help the unemployed?

Rio Tinto and Mining in Mongolia: The Oyu Tolgoi Deposit [Case]
In 2013, Rio Tinto was expected to begin commercial shipments from Oyu Tolgoi, a copper and gold mine in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. But the terms of the deal were being threatened by elections in Mongolian and a change in voter sentiment towards the project...

The Most Ambitious Environmental Lawsuit Ever [Article]
A quixotic historian tries to hold oil and gas companies responsible for Louisiana’s disappearing coast.

The Special Master for TARP Executive Compensation [Case]
The protagonist is Kenneth Feinberg, who is appointed as Special Master for TARP Executive Compensation and who has the challenging task of negotiating compensation amidst all of the many competing interests...

Contracting from East to West: Bridging the Cultural Divide [Article]
When contracting in a global environment, basic cultural differences increase the risk of misunderstandings. For U.S. and Chinese businesses to better understand how to successfully negotiate and carry out contractual relations with one another, they must recognize the differences in core cultural values between the two countries and develop strategies for reconciling these differences.

* From the CasePlace Archives, reversing economic disparities and benefitting workers through employee ownership: Inclusive Capitalism for the American Workforce: Reaping the Rewards of Economic Growth through Broad-based Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing.


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