Webster Industries (A)

The production manager is the largest division Webster told his management duties reduced by 15% to pay. Provides company background information and a description of the manufacturing process of the trainer reactions to the proposed reduction. Offers students the...

Use of Cases in Management Education

Briefly describes the process of case writing, of the general nature of the cases, and the benefits for students of learning through the case method. Outlines an approach to the study of a case, individually or as a member of a group, for classroom discussion. Also...

Yellowtail Marine Inc.

Designed for use as an in-basket exercise in a general management course. Focuses on the first few hours of work of the new president of Yellowtail Marine Robyn Gilchrist, and the decisions that they make. Decisions mix strategic and operational issues and make the...

Corning Glass Works: The Electronic Products Division (A)

Describes a division of Corning Glass Works, which itself is with deep financial and organizational problems. Serious conflicts and lack of coordination between the functional groups exist. Employees have no sense of direction and morale is low. Provides sufficient...

Del Norte Paper Co. (C)

Designed to serve two roles: First, it provides a reasonably comprehensive description of current investment statement for the international business of a large American company. Second, it allows the students to focus on and critically analyze a number of specific...

Minolta Camera Co. Ltd.

Management confronted by one of the leading Japanese camera manufacturers with the problem of illicit shipments of the low-price markets Hong Kong and Japan markets at high prices, Europe and North America. Control of distribution, change of price, model names and...