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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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Fire in a Bangladesh Garment Factory

Author: Inkpen, Andrew C.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Thunderbird School of Global Management
Publication Year: 2013

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On November 2012, a fire in a garment factory near the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka killed 112 people and injured several hundred. Some people argued that the factory owners and the regulators who establish Bangladesh fire safety standards were responsible. Others said that Western clothing companies and retailers who rely on low-cost clothing manufacturing in Bangladesh should ensure that their suppliers have safe factories or take their business elsewhere...

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Newmont Mining Corp. and a Mercury Spill in Peru (A, B)

Authors: Woiceshyn, Jaana; Ingelson, Allan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The CEO of Newmont Mining Corporation had learned that a subcontractor’s truck en route to Lima from Yanacocha, a gold mine operated by Newmont, spilled mercury along the highway and in small villages. The CEO was trying to determine the best way to handle the situation.

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Finding a Common Language for Disaster-resistant Supply Chains

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

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Disasters such as Superstorm Sandy, the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the volcanic ash cloud that disrupted international airplane flights for several days in 2010 have highlighted the need for companies to better prepare for potential risks to their supply chains...

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The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: The Politics of Crisis Response (A, B)

Authors: Leonard, Herman B.; Giles, David; Howitt, Arnold M.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Kennedy School
Publication Year: 2013

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Following the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in late April 2010, the Obama administration organized a massive response operation to contain the enormous amount of oil spreading across the Gulf of Mexico. This two-part case profiles the efforts of senior officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as they struggled to coordinate the actions of a myriad of actors, ranging from numerous federal partners (including key members of the Obama White House); the political leadership of the affected Gulf States and sub-state jurisdictions; and the private sector.

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Volvo Construction Equipment: Managing a Plant Closure (A, B, C)

Authors: Weil, Mary; Mark, Ken
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The vice-president and general manager of the Canadian operations of a multinational vehicle manufacturer learns that the plant he supervises will be shut down in 15 months…

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Food for Thought: The 2008 China Milk Scandal

Authors: Lim, Vivien K.G.; Rajah, Rashimah; Prasad, Smrithi
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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In 2008, a scandal in China involving milk products tainted with melamine (a chemical used in plastic production) brought regional and global attention to the country. The case illustrates how the pressure of rapid economic development resulted in measures to cut costs at the expense of consumer safety and health, bringing into question the ethics underlying business practices in the country.

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Maruti Suzuki India Limited: Marketing

Authors: Prashar, Sanjeev; Singh, Harvinder; Katiyar, Anshu
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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Maruti Suzuki India Limited, India’s largest car manufacturer and the only company in that country to have crossed the 10 million sales mark, was struggling with labour problems in one of its manufacturing units...

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Supply Chain Lessons from the Catastrophic Natural Disaster in Japan

Authors: Park, YoungWon; Hong, Paul; Roh, James Jungbae
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2013

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Based on case studies of Japanese manufacturing firms, this article presents a discussion of the supply chain restoration process after severe natural disasters and humanitarian disruptions and reflects on supply chain lessons in terms of disaster planning and recovery responses.

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Commonwealth Edison: The Use of Social Media in Disaster Response

Authors: Diermeier, Daniel; Petrella, Daniel
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kellogg School of Management
Publication Year: 2013

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After a massive storm hit the northern Illinois service area of electric utility Commonwealth Edison on July 11, 2011, more than 900,000 customers were left without power during a hot, humid summer. At a time when the company faced public debate and criticism over its plan to raise electricity rates, in part to invest in smart-grid upgrades, engaging directly through social media was a way to strengthen relationships with customers and the general public, consistent with an important corporate goal: "Keep the lights on and information flowing."

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