IBM Canada Ltd.: Implementing Global Strategy

A senior manager at IBM Canada Ltd. is trying to determine how best to implement the strategy developed at the global level. The Business Transformation Executive Sales & Distribution, IBM Canada Ltd., is responsible for the implementation, maintenance and...

Mobile Language Learning: Praxis Makes Perfect in China

Practice language in China is started by three non-Chinese entrepreneurs running a small business. Originally focused teaching Chinese to native English speakers with podcasting and other online tools, practice has also content to teach English to Chinese native...

Challenges of Growth at Protegra

Protegra is a small company founded in 1998 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The company specializes in the field of computer software development and business performance consulting. Protegra has a unique organizational design, by a lack of hierarchy and a collegial,...

Canadian Solar

End of September 2009, the CEO of the Nasdaq-traded solar cell and module manufacturers, Canadian Solar was at a turning point in the formation of its international strategy. The company had to install experienced dynamic growth over the past five years largely due to...

Unimicron Technology Corporation

The President of the Unimicron must evaluate the extent to which the company’s IT systems support its business strategy. The case provides a comprehensive review of the history of the company, the strategy and the key competitive factor and organizational moves....