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INSEAD Cases Win International Awards and Competitions

INSEAD Cases Win International Awards and Competitions

INSEAD Cases Win International Awards and Competitions

INSEAD, the business school for the world, announced that four of its recent case studies have won awards in international competitions by EFMD, oikos, and the AFM-CCMP.

Congratulations to these faculty and writers for their success in developing cases that inspire minds all around the world,” says  Ziv Carmon, Dean of Research and The Alfred H. Heineken Chaired Professor of Marketing, “At INSEAD, we are committed to producing cutting-edge impactful research that is both rigorous and relevant. Our contribution to the case method is reflected in over 2,000 INSEAD cases being used in numerous business schools and universities around the world, and in 87 awards that we received over the past 27 years that represent 32% of the total awards given out by the Case Centre.”


2017 EFMD Case Writing Competition – winner in ‘Latin American Business Cases’ category

EBX: The Rise and Fall of a Billionaire - Eike Batista

Felipe Monteiro, Affiliate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, and
Anne-Marie Carrick, Research Associate at INSEAD.

EFMD is a globally recognised accreditation body for quality & impact assessment in management.

Professor Felipe Monteiro comments that, “We are delighted to win this award with the case about the rise and fall of the formidable billionaire Eike Batista. His tale of boom and bust could be taken from the pages of a novel, with Batista’s larger-than-life personality that gained him extraordinary popularity in Brazil (and abroad) as his empire grew.”

oikos Case Writing Competition 2018

  • Second Prize, Corporate Sustainability track

Volkswagen's Emissions Scandal: How Could It Happen?

Authors: Craig Smith, INSEAD Chaired Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility, and Erin McCormick, Researcher/Case Writer

The oikos Case Writing Competition recognises outstanding international scholars in three tracks: on corporate sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and sustainable finance.

Professor N. Craig Smith says that, It is great to hear that our INSEAD case on the Volkswagen emissions scandal received second prize in the oikos Case Writing competition, Corporate Sustainability track. This recognition will no doubt increase the adoption of this fascinating case about how organisations can go rogue.

  • Third Prize, Corporate Sustainability track

Candy Crush? Aligning Health, Business and Pleasure in the Chocolate Industry

Authors: Pierre Chandon, The L'Oréal Chaired Professor of Marketing – Innovation and Creativity at INSEAD, and Laura Heely.

Professor Pierre Chandon says that, “It is a great honour to be recognised by the oikos Case Writing competition (Corporate Sustainability), especially because our case relies on research that I have conducted over 15 years to examine how the chocolate industry can align business, health, and eating enjoyment.”

AFM-CCMP Best Case Award 2018 - Best Case in Marketing

Who's #1: INSEAD, Harvard, Wharton, LBS?(A & B)


Joerg Niessing, Affiliate Professor of Marketing at INSEAD, and

Pierre Chandon, The L'Oréal Chaired Professor of Marketing - Innovation and Creativity at INSEAD.

Presented by the Association Française de Marketing (AFM) and Centrale des Cases et Medias Pedagogiques (CCMP), the award recognises original and innovative marketing case studies.

Professor Pierre Chandon, say that, “I am delighted that our case “Who’s #1: INSEAD, Harvard, Wharton, LBS?” won the first prize awarded by the French Marketing Association and CCMP because it teaches two important topics for today’s students – brand metrics and data analytics – in a context that they love: rating business schools.”

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About INSEAD, The Business School for the World

As one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD brings together people, cultures and ideas to develop responsible leaders who transform business and society. Our research, teaching and partnerships reflect this global perspective and cultural diversity.

With locations in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore), the Middle East (Abu Dhabi), and now North America (San Francisco), INSEAD's business education and research spans four regions. Our 162 renowned Faculty members from 40 countries inspire more than 1,300 degree participants annually in our Master in Management,  MBAGlobal Executive MBA, Specialised Master’s degrees (Executive Master in Finance and Executive Master in Change) and PhD programmes. In addition, more than 10,000 executives participate in INSEAD Executive Education programmes each year.

INSEAD continues to conduct cutting-edge research and innovate across all our programmes. We provide business leaders with the knowledge and awareness to operate anywhere. Our core values drive academic excellence and serve the global community as The Business School for the World.

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