Ochoa, Mendez & Asociados RH1-130
Ochoa, Mendez & Asociados accounts for the situation of such law firm regarding its compensation system. Such system had traditionally relied on seniority of the partners. However, with time, this had generated tension between the more senior associates and those who wanted to base the compensation on metrics such as performance. 2005 represents a break point in these tensions, and the partners must now decide whether or not to change the compensation system, and if so, how?Academic Area:Human Resources
Turquía 2007: Crisis, poscrisis y convergencia hacia … EC1-112
Turkey is finally accepted as a candidate to belong to the EU. However, its economic, political and social situation, added to unresolved issues with Cyprus, Greece and their southern neighbors (from the region of Kurdistan) reveal that there are things that could delay their process.
This case starts with the financial crisis of Turkey in 2001. It delves into the reasons that lead to the crisis, the key events in this period and, finally, the consequences on the post-crisis era.Academic Area:Economic Environment & Public Affairs
India 2007: ¿Un gigante dormido? EC1-111
For many years after its independence the Indian economy emphasized on central planning. In 1990 it starts its road towards market economy, which is responsible for robust economic growth and increase in the urban middle-class. However, wealth distribution remained a huge challenge, alongside poor infrastructure, bureaucracy, labor market rigidity and regulation of foreign investment. The quick expansion of domestic demand, increase in deficits, inflationary pressures and huge and growing population placed a serious threat to the government’s policies.Academic Area:Economic Environment & Public Affairs
Finlandia 2007: ¿Una competitividad sostenible? EC1-110
This case illustrates the evolution of the Finnish economy since it entered the EU, as well as the development of its social welfare system and the sustainability of its competitiveness in the future. It shows the peculiarities of its economic model, with special focus on those that could be multiplied in other Eurozone countries that wish to have such a competitive economy that also worries about the welfare of its citizens, like Finland.Academic Area:Economic Environment & Public Affairs
A “DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE” AT PEREZ-LLORCA DE1-116-I
Written for law graduates in a postgraduate law program. Requires extensive knowledge of the legal sector and knowledge of many topics. Covers an in-depth analysis of the firm’s situation.Academic Area:Strategy | Human Resources | Marketing & Communications | Others | Law
Galletas Fontaneda & United Biscuits RH1-120-M
This interactive multimedia case describes the crisis that surrounded the sale of the Galletas Fontaneda biscuit factory in 2002. United Biscuit's announcement to sell the factory was the beginning of a seven month conflict that would affect the employees its managers and residents of the town of Aguilar de Campoo.
The case is based around an interactive timeline which allows students to consider the main events of the crisis in detail. For each of the milestones interviews with the president of United Biscuits the head of the worker's council and the mayor of Aguilar de Campoo provide analysis.Academic Area:Human Resources | Negotiation
Dilemas familiares en la carrera profesional: Music … (B) CO1-106-B
This material analyzes the working and personal lives of three executives of a major multinational company (MIP) in the record industry.They received a visit from a former colleague interested in finding out how the previous year had gone for the company. Her three colleagues – Jetta, José Luis and Juan – had passed a hectic year trying to manage their professional careers and resolving significant family dilemmas. The visit of this former colleague caused them to reflect on how they had managed their lives and how they were going to deal with important decisions that were approaching.
The second part of this case picks up the stories of Jetta, Juan and José Luis one year later.Academic Area:Organisational Behaviour
Dilemas familiares en la carrera profesional: Music … (A) CO1-106-A
This material analizes the working and personal lives of three executives of a major multinational company (MIP) in the record industry. They received a visit from a former colleague interested in finding out how the previous year had gone for the company. Her three colleagues – Jetta, José Luis and Juan – had passed a hectic year trying to manage their professional careers and resolving significant family dilemmas. The visit of this former colleague caused them to reflect on how they had managed their lives and how they were going to deal with important decisions that were approaching.Academic Area:Organisational Behaviour
La economía de los Estados Unidos EC1-108-M
This multimedia case considers the development of the U.S. Economy up until 2005 detailing its achievements and shortfalls. It charts the history of the country and attempts to simulate the power of the nation on the rest of the world.
The case is separated into three main areas: an in-depth country analysis detailing key economic indicators and their progress an interactive timeline charting the history of the U.S. and a simulator which aids in the discussion of the effects of the U.S. economy on the rest of the world.Academic Area:Economic Environment & Public Affairs