Lanzaderas de empleo y emprendimiento solidario. Cas … (B) GE1-139-B
Case B updates the growth issues faced in 2015 by the LEES team led by Alvaro Retortillo Director for Social Innovation al Fundación Santamaria.Academic Area:Entrepreneurship
Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners RH1-147-M
This interactive multimedia case describes the story of the redundancy process carried out by the architectural studio, Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners, at the beginning of 2009. The case focuses on how this important studio, which was well-known for having a closely knit, employee-orientated culture, managed this process. The case begins with an introduction to the studio before moving on to hear the reasons of the partners for having to make redundancies. The final section of the case includes an interactive exercise in which students must make recommendations about how the company should manage the process. A dedicated professor's page, which can be shown in class, analyzes the results of the student exercise and also includes a full reaction to the process through various video interviews with employees.
This case lies within the field of Human Resources Management and is fit to be used in such courses across all kinds of postgraduate programs. To date, it has been used successfully in MBA, Executive MBA, Executive Education courses and other management programs.Academic Area:Organisational Behaviour | Human Resources | Negotiation
SPM Ads Company. La gestión del cambio en procesos d … RH1-146
This case relates the merger of two leading publicity companies and how, having not checked the synergy between the two, it seemed that this merger did more damage than promote growth. They were faced with the issue of how to meet its employees needs as well as know how to respond to them after the merger in order to avoid harming this new company’s growth.Academic Area:Human Resources
Rosa Vañó y Castillo de Canena CO1-259-M
This case study tells the story of the gourmet olive oil company Castillo de Canena highlighting the professional career developments of its protagonists. It focuses on Rosa Vañó who just before her 40th birthday left an executive role at Coca-Cola to manage a new family business line in the olive oil company with her brother. She had given up what promised to be a brilliant career to take up a new professional challenge in a small company that is fast becoming her personal dream. It shows the dilemmas of such a decision and details the first successes and failures.
The case puts the student into the picture with graphs and audiovisuals in depth interviews of the transformation of the company the people and their future challenges. It also includes the description of the strategy formulation process followed by the Vañó siblings as well as of their first strategic plan. It concludes with Rosa and Francisco Vañó reflecting on the future of the company. The economic crisis and the proliferation of new products have made it more difficult to achieve success through a differentiation strategy. In this context they have received an offer to buy the company which has both strategic and personal implications: Should they sell the company? Should they make the career shift from owners to managers?
This case study can be taught as part of core MBA subjects like Organizational Behavior about career management and career transition. The case has been particularly useful in Organizational Behavior modules designed for experienced audiences, since they are more likely to be receptive to the career transition story described in the case.Academic Area:Organisational Behaviour | Innovation
Visión general del uso de herramientas en coaching e … RH2-138
This material describes various tools that help accelerate the learning process of the coachee, focusing on the phases of diagnosis and self-knowledge, phase of unlearning to learn and the phase of action.Academic Area:Organisational Behaviour | Human Resources | Negotiation
El uso de herramientas en coaching ejecutivo RH2-136
This technical note is a summary of the possible uses of tools in Executive Coaching. The article analyzes the purpose of coaching tools:
1. Coach's Protective Shield;
2. Accelerators of the process;
3: Gears of the process.Academic Area:Organisational Behaviour | Human Resources
Herramientas de diagnóstico en coaching ejecutivo RH2-137
This document provides a general vision about the most common diagnostic tools used in Executive Coaching, with a special focus on management appraisal and 360º Feedback.Academic Area:Organisational Behaviour | Human Resources
¿Felicidad en el trabajo? R y la Organización del Si … RH1-139
From its inception, the story of R is quite surprising. A small organization who decided to become a telecommunications operator for a complete territory, without a technological partner. Back then, neither the sector nor investors saw cable as a possibility, but R took it upon itself and heavily invested in such option, even though the costs were high. After such a decision their growth seemed unstoppable. This strategy was supported by a strategy of people management based on the concept of happiness at work.Academic Area:Human Resources
RELIANCE: Una disputa familiar por el control del ma … (A) GE1-118-A
This case study describes the conflict between the Ambari brothers after their father´s death, for taking control of Reliance Industries, one of the largest industrial conglomerates in India.Academic Area:Entrepreneurship | Innovation